Ween Announces Two-Night 2019 Northeast Holiday Run

first_imgOn Tuesday, Ween announced a pair of Northeast performances set to take place midway through December.On Friday, December 13th, Ween will offer up a performance at Boston, MA’s House Of Blues. The following evening, Saturday, December 14th, the band will head to Philadelphia, PA for a show at The Met.The five-piece rock outfit—comprised of Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo), Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman), Claude Coleman Jr., Dave Dreiwitz, and Glenn McClelland—recently played their first show since December 2018 at the 2019 edition of Riot Fest, where they performed their 1997 album, the Mollusk, in its entirety.Next up for Ween is a festival appearance at Lake Perris, CA’s Desert Daze, which will see the band perform the entirety of their Chocolate and Cheese LP. Ween’s only other currently scheduled dates are a three-night Halloween run at Denver, CO’s new Mission Ballroom on October 30th, 31st, and November 1st.A fan pre-sale for Ween’s newly announced shows begins this Wednesday, September 18th at 10 a.m. (EST) here. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 20th at 10 a.m. (EST) here.Head to Ween’s website for more information.last_img read more

Yandow to step down as Vermont Lottery director

first_imgFamous for his deadpan television commercials, the Vermont Lottery Commission has announced that longtime Executive Director Alan Yandow would not seek another biannual appointment to the position. After nearly 14 years as Executive Director, and working with three governors, Yandow will leave state service.Yandow said, ‘I step down from one of the most interesting positions in state government.  It has been an honor and pleasure to serve the State of Vermont and lottery players over the last fourteen years’.  Governor Peter Shumlin stated, ‘I am grateful to Alan Yandow for his 14 years of service to Vermont. As all profits from the state lottery go to the Education Fund, an efficient and effective state lottery provides crucial resources for educating Vermont’s students, and I thank Alan for his dedication over those many years’.Vermont Lottery Commission Chair Martha O’Connor added, ‘I join with the Governor in also expressing my gratitude for Alan’s many years of service, and what he has done for the growth of our state lottery. And, I thank him for how he has represented us to the public, both in our state and with national organizations’.(more)Yandow also served as Lottery spokesperson for the ‘Good.Clean.Fun’ campaign initiated in 1999 to demonstrate to Vermonters that the Lottery was run by ‘real’ people, it was a credible organization, and should be played for fun, and not if you needed to win. This campaign relied heavily on a ‘reality- based marketing message’, rather than promising big prizes.During Yandow’s tenure, the Lottery worked closely with the Vermont Council on Problem Gambling, and established one of the earliest and strongest  ‘Play Responsibly’ programs in the country. This program helped create a national and international awareness of the need to assist problem gamblers. Yandow also is the only lottery director to serve on the National Council on Problem Gambling board of directors.On the national level, Yandow was elected to serve as President of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL), Chair of the Powerball Group; and, Vice-President of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Other changes occurring during Yandow’s tenure included: going through two (2) conversion of the entire gaming system, including terminals, with two (2) different vendors to acquire state-ofthe-art equipment for the Lottery, players and lottery retailers; increasing overall sales by 29%, as well as achieving record lottery sales; and, bringing in two (2) large jackpot games (Powerball & Mega Millions), as well as other new games, to the Lottery.‘Over the last fourteen (14) years I have worked with the most talented lottery professionals in North America, including our own Vermont Lottery staff’, said Yandow, ‘and wish them all the best as they move forward with new challenges’.  Berlin, VT; February 24, 2012-last_img read more

New Caprina by Canus Goat’s Milk Skin Care line launches in US

first_imgCanus, the leading provider of fresh goat’s milk skin care products, is introducing its Caprina by Canus line to the United States market.  The Caprina line includes a variety of soaps, body washes, and foaming milk baths in several fragrances as well as a fragrance-free version for soaps.Canus is currently the best selling goat’s milk soap in North America and launched Caprina in Canada in early 2009 with great success.  Starting in June 2013, Caprina will be available in U.S. retail stores.  Both Publix Super Markets with 933 of its stores across the southern US and Hannaford’s 180 locations throughout New England, will begin offering a selection of Caprina products.Caprina by Canus products include a selection of Original fragrance, Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Lavender, Orchid Oil and Unscented.  Soaps are available in 3 packs 3.2 oz. (SRP $4.99) and 1.3 oz. trial ($0.99)sizes. Body Wash selections come in a 11.8 oz. size at an SRP of $5.99, and the foaming milk baths are available in a 27.1 oz. size at SRP $4.99.All soaps, body washes and milk baths are biodegradable and phosphate-free.  As is the case with all Canus products, the Caprina by Canus line is made with the moisturizing benefit of fresh goat’s milk, naturally packed with vitamins, minerals and proteins.About Canus Goat’s Milk Skin Care Products Inc.:  Canus was founded in Quebec, Canada in the mid-nineties and currently has its U.S. headquarters based in Waterbury, Vermont.  The Company markets several complete family skin care lines ‘ Caprina by Canus, Canus Goat’s Milk products for adults and Li’l Goat’s for children and babies.  Canus produces a wide variety of fresh goat’s milk based skin care products that are distributed across North America.   For more information, contact Canus USA at 1-802-244-4628 or Canus Canada at 514-738-8998.  You can follow Canus USA at www.facebook.com/canusgoatsmilk(link is external).SOURCE WATERBURY, Vt., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Canus Goat’s Milk Skin Care Products Inc./Canuslast_img read more

Broncos deal Marshall to Dolphins

first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES “It’s good to be here, man,” Marshall said as he mingled with fans at the Miami Heat’s game against New Jersey.Marshall fills the Dolphins’ most glaring need: a go-to guy who will loosen up defenses for their potentially potent ground game and young, strong-armed quarterback Chad Henne. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5center_img MIAMI (AP) Bill Parcells, who knows a thing or two about talented, temperamental receivers, decided Brandon Marshall is worth the trouble.Parcells and the Miami Dolphins also decided Marshall is worth the two second-round draft picks traded to the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, and perhaps even a contract extension making him one of the NFL’s best-paid pass catchers.last_img read more