Welcome!

.NET Authors: Skytap Blog, Srinivasan Sundara Rajan, Adine Deford, David Fletcher, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Northeast Tennessee's Premier Wrestling Tournament Signs Title Sponsor

Strong Heritage Financial Group Sponsors Greeneville Invitational Tournament

GREENEVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Strong Heritage Financial Group has agreed to become Title Sponsor of the Greeneville Invitational Tournament (GIT). The substantial sponsorship provides much needed funding for Greeneville's exceptionally successful wrestling program.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121221/CG34205)

The Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament (SHGIT) is Northeast Tennessee's premier wrestling tournament. Participation is by team invitation only and includes the best wrestling teams in East Tennessee, as well as top teams from across the state. Nationally competitive teams have also participated in past tournaments.

Greeneville wrestling includes the Greeneville Takedown Club (Ages 5-10, Head Coach Todd King), Greeneville Middle School (Grades 6 - 8, Head Coach Jason Shelton), and Greeneville High School (Grades 9 - 12 Head Coach Randy Shelton).

Greeneville High School (GHS) is the defending District & Conference Champions. GHS has been District Champions 19 times since 1982 and Conference Champions 16 times during the same period. The team has consistently dominated Tennessee District 1 AA wrestling for several consecutive years and often fields individual wrestlers in the Tennessee State Finals. The team is 15-3 this season and once again looks to be Conference champs and field individual wrestlers at the Tennessee State Finals in Chattanooga February 14-17, 2013.

The Greeneville Middle School Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament will be held January 26, 2013. The tournament includes both Varsity & Junior Varsity teams from 15-20 schools and is attended by an estimated 1,800 people. The tournament is organized by Greeneville Middle School Head Wrestling Coach Jason Shelton.

The Greeneville High School Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament will be held January 5, 2013. The tournament will include Varsity teams from 19 schools and is attended by an estimated 750 people. The tournament is organized by Greeneville High School Head Wrestling Coach Randy Shelton.

"Greeneville is a great community with wonderful kids and a strong tradition of competitive wrestling. We are proud to be a part of this community and excited to be able to help carry-on & strengthen our children's championship wrestling program. We hope that this is the beginning of a long-term relationship that greatly benefits Greeneville athletics.", said Steven L. Dick, CEO of Strong Heritage Financial Group.

Coach Jason Shelton had this to say, "Greeneville Wrestling has always been a part of my life. I learned everything I know from Coach Hollowell and Coach Mann. I look forward to teaching what I know to the youth of Greeneville. I hope that I can teach our youth the fundamentals and at the same time respect for themselves and respect for the tradition of Greeneville Wrestling. I hope that when they grow up they can look back and realize that this was one of the best times of their lives. I hope they end up looking back and having the same feelings that I have toward Greeneville Wrestling and the coaches they had.".

Coach Randy Shelton said this, "Greeneville Wrestling is excited to have Strong Heritage Financial Group on board as our title sponsor. Strong Heritage is committed to building relationships and setting goals …. The same two ideals that it takes to build a successful wrestling program.".

Randy & Jason Shelton are brothers who both participated in competitive wrestling for Greeneville High School. Randy competed 1986-1990, qualified for state finals 2 times, and took 4th place statewide at 145lb. GHS held both District & Conference titles for 3 years during Randy's high school wrestling career. Jason competed 1989-1993, qualifying for state finals 3 times, and being named to the Tennessee All State Team. GHS held both District & Conference titles for all 4 years of Jason's high school wrestling career. Randy and Jason both finished their wrestling careers with over 100 wins each.

Strong Heritage Financial Group is a full-service independent firm headquartered in Greeneville, TN. Using straightforward financial management, our wealth managers specialize in multi-generational financial planning & wealth management for high net-worth families, trusts, executives, small business owners, & entrepreneurs. Strong Heritage Financial Group may be contacted by telephone at 423-636-1800 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The firm's web-site is www.strongheritage.com. Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.

Raymond James Financial is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its four principal wholly owned broker/dealers, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services, Morgan Keegan & Co., Inc. (branded as Raymond James | Morgan Keegan) and Raymond James Ltd., has more than 6,300 financial advisors serving 2.4 million accounts in more than 2,600 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets under administration are approximately $388 billion. Raymond James Media Relations may be contacted by telephone at 727-567-2824 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The company's web-site is www.raymondjames.com.

Both Greeneville Middle School and Greeneville High School are part of the Greeneville City School System. The Greeneville City School System has a vision "to provide a world-class education for all students." The system is committed to educating all students to be successful in a global society by providing excellence in educators, programs, and environment. The Greeneville City School System consists of four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school serving approximately 2750 students. The system also serves as the fiscal agent for the Greeneville/Greene County Center for Technology, which provides technology education classes for students in all county high schools.

Media Contact: Steven Dick, Strong Heritage Financial Group, 423-636-1800, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE Strong Heritage Financial Group

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.
The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com), moderated by Ashar Baig, Research Director, Cloud, at Gigaom Research, Nate Gordon, Director of T...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IDenticard will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IDenticard™ is the security division of Brady Corp (NYSE: BRC), a $1.5 billion manufacturer of identification products. We have small-company values with the strength and stability of a major corporation. IDenticard offers local sales, support and service to our customers across the United States and Canada. Our partner network encompasses some 300 of the world's leading systems integrators and security s...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

“In the past year we've seen a lot of stabilization of WebRTC. You can now use it in production with a far greater degree of certainty. A lot of the real developments in the past year have been in things like the data channel, which will enable a whole new type of application," explained Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa, at more than US$500 billion, and ranks 23rd in the world. A recent re-evaluation of Nigeria's true economic size doubled the previous estimate, and brought it well ahead of South Africa, which is a member (unlike Nigeria) of the G20 club for political as well as economic reasons. Nigeria's economy can be said to be quite diverse from one point of view, but heavily dependent on oil and gas at the same time. Oil and natural gas account for about 15% of Nigera's overall economy, but traditionally represent more than 90% of the country's exports and as...
The Internet of Things is a misnomer. That implies that everything is on the Internet, and that simply should not be - especially for things that are blurring the line between medical devices that stimulate like a pacemaker and quantified self-sensors like a pedometer or pulse tracker. The mesh of things that we manage must be segmented into zones of trust for sensing data, transmitting data, receiving command and control administrative changes, and peer-to-peer mesh messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan Bagnulo, Solution Architect / Software Engineer at SOA Software, focused on desi...
"At our booth we are showing how to provide trust in the Internet of Things. Trust is where everything starts to become secure and trustworthy. Now with the scaling of the Internet of Things it becomes an interesting question – I've heard numbers from 200 billion devices next year up to a trillion in the next 10 to 15 years," explained Johannes Lintzen, Vice President of Sales at Utimaco, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"For over 25 years we have been working with a lot of enterprise customers and we have seen how companies create applications. And now that we have moved to cloud computing, mobile, social and the Internet of Things, we see that the market needs a new way of creating applications," stated Jesse Shiah, CEO, President and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the industry’s first all flash version of HyperConverged Appliances that include both compute and storag...
Today’s enterprise is being driven by disruptive competitive and human capital requirements to provide enterprise application access through not only desktops, but also mobile devices. To retrofit existing programs across all these devices using traditional programming methods is very costly and time consuming – often prohibitively so. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., discussed how you can create applications that run on all mobile devices as well as laptops and desktops using a visual drag-and-drop application – and eForms-buildi...
We certainly live in interesting technological times. And no more interesting than the current competing IoT standards for connectivity. Various standards bodies, approaches, and ecosystems are vying for mindshare and positioning for a competitive edge. It is clear that when the dust settles, we will have new protocols, evolved protocols, that will change the way we interact with devices and infrastructure. We will also have evolved web protocols, like HTTP/2, that will be changing the very core of our infrastructures. At the same time, we have old approaches made new again like micro-services...
Code Halos - aka "digital fingerprints" - are the key organizing principle to understand a) how dumb things become smart and b) how to monetize this dynamic. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robert Brown, AVP, Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant Technology Solutions, outlined research, analysis and recommendations from his recently published book on this phenomena on the way leading edge organizations like GE and Disney are unlocking the Internet of Things opportunity and what steps your organization should be taking to position itself for the next platform of digital competition.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
As the Internet of Things unfolds, mobile and wearable devices are blurring the line between physical and digital, integrating ever more closely with our interests, our routines, our daily lives. Contextual computing and smart, sensor-equipped spaces bring the potential to walk through a world that recognizes us and responds accordingly. We become continuous transmitters and receivers of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Bolwell, Director of Innovation for HP's Printing and Personal Systems Group, discussed how key attributes of mobile technology – touch input, sensors, social, and ...