Brett Maas Donates to Friends Charity Fund to Help Son

As Brett Maas content team we get to see some of the really generous and nice things Brett does to give back. One of them is when he received and email from a friend and it states…

Once again, I am asking for your help.  For the seventh year in a row, I am riding in the Trek 100, a Ride for Hope.

Please consider joining the fight against childhood cancer and related blood disorders. I am riding in the Trek 100 Ride for Hope which supports the MACC Fund. This is a ride truly for hope. Proceeds from this ride will help support critical research efforts in the search for new cures and in the eradication of childhood cancer and related blood disorders. The overall cure rate stands at 80%, but with your help, we will get to 100% — one pedal at a time.

Sam, my son, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in January 2009.  Because of the efforts of the MACC Fund, the survival rate for Sam has increased to 80% from 15% when the MACC Fund began over 30 years ago.

Needless to say Brett was quick to help support a friend, his son, and a great cause. Also, if you read this and they are still raising money to help cure childhood cancer you can donate here.donate

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Brett Maas Investor Relations Hayden IR Video Test

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We are experimenting with some content ideas and platforms like YouTube so would love your feedback in the comments. Thanks! (Brett’s content team)

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How To Get More Attention

Just stumbled upon this great video on YouTube and Grant Cardone talks about how using the new live streaming apps Periscope and Meerkat can help you get attention and in turn sell more. The first thing you need before you sell anything is someone’s attention.

Check out the video for more information on how to get attention and thanks for reading my blog, Brett Maas

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Driver sent or got 11 texts in 11 min before crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 19-year-old pickup truck driver involved in a deadly highway pileup in Missouri last year sent or received 11 texts in the 11 minutes immediately before the accident, federal investigators said Tuesday.

The driver sent six texts and received five texts, with the last text just before his pickup traveling at 55 mph crashed into the back of a tractor truck, beginning a chain collision. The pickup was rear-ended by a school bus, which in turn was rammed by a second school bus.

The pickup driver and a 15-year-old student on one of the school buses were killed. Thirty-eight other people were injured in the Aug. 5, 2010, accident near Gray Summit, Mo.

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Data I/O Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results October 20, 2011

Data I/O Corporation DAIO +2.33% , the leading provider of manual and automated device programming systems, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss financial results for the third quarter of 2011, the period ended September 30, 2011, on Thursday, October 20, 2011. Management will hold the conference call at 2 p.m. Pacific Time/5 p.m. Eastern Time. Data I/O Corporation will release the company’s financial results after the market closes that same day.

To listen to the conference call, please dial (877) 941-2934. A taped replay will be made available approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for one week. To access the replay, please dial in the USA (800) 475-6701, or International (320) 365-3844, access code: 220446. The conference call will also be simultaneously webcast over the Internet; visit the News and Events section of the Data I/O Corporation website at http://www.dataio.com to access the call from the site. This webcast will be recorded and available for replay on the Data I/O Corporation website approximately one hour after the conclusion of the conference call.

Read More here – http://www.marketwatch.com/story/data-io-corporation-to-announce-third-quarter-2011-financial-results-october-20-2011-2011-10-12

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CrowdGather, Inc. to Present at Sixth Annual Singular Research “Best of the Uncovereds” Conference October 26, 2011

 WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather CRWG 0.00% , today announced that it will be presenting at the Singular Research sixth annual “Best of the Uncovereds” Conference on Wednesday, October 26th in Los Angeles.

Sanjay Sabnani, chairman and chief executive officer of the Company, is scheduled to present at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PDT). The Company will also provide a live webcast of this presentation at http://www.singularresearch.com .

During the remainder of the day, CrowdGather management will meet with investors during a series of one-on-one breakout meetings at the conference. Interested parties should contact Singular to schedule a meeting.

The conference is being held at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles.

To Read More Visit – http://www.marketwatch.com/story/crowdgather-inc-to-present-at-sixth-annual-singular-research-best-of-the-uncovereds-conference-october-26-2011-2011-10-13

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Sons of Arizona Donates School Supplies to Supai

sons of arizonaOn September 12th, the Sons of Arizona delivered items from its School Supply Drive to Sheryl Rednor, principal at Supai Middle School. Not only did they deliver a stockpile of the basic items, including 313 dozen pencils, 700 spiral notebooks and 181 packages of 3X5 cards, the organization was also able to accommodate and deliver a large amount of “wish list” items that were requested directly from the teachers and faculty , including 25 scientific calculators, 100 three ring binders, socks and underwear. Due to a generous donor, the Sons of Arizona was even able to provide Supai with an iPod touch for one of the education award programs. “This has been a great experience for us, and we look forward to future opportunities to support the children of the community,” said Grant MacKenzie, Jr., president of Sons of Arizona.

The Sons of Arizona was founded in June of 2011 by a group of 11 Scottsdale and Phoenix locals for the benefit of children in our local communities. Their efforts are focused on inspiring local children, helping local school systems, charities, not- for -profit organizations and individual kids who just need a little boost to get them where they need to be! The members of Sons of Arizona includes 11 local business owners, teachers and executives including President Grant MacKenzie, Matt Blanton, Joshua Glennie, Jake Flesner, Jacob Chapman, Brendon Sarracino, Brett Maas, Jason Blechmann, Ryan Kohnke, Travis Chapman and Mark Colletti.

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Tesla has asked the federal government for yet another loan

TeslaHat Tip: Automotive.com

Purveyor of all things electric, automaker Tesla has asked the federal government for yet another loan to get its Model S electric sports sedan off the ground and into production.

Tesla secured a $465 million loan in 2009 from the U.S. Department of Energy to build its Palo Alto, Calif. headquarters and refurbish the former General Motors-Toyota NUMMI joint-venture plant in Fremont, Calif. Tesla recently asked for an undisclosed loan figure from the federal government to shore up its production abilities.

The electric car startup has publicized that its initial loan helped generate 1000 new jobs. Details have not been mentioned on what the new loan would go toward specifically.

Meanwhile, House Republicans have introduced the idea of cutting President Barack Obama’s green jobs bill — a program that fostered the original loan Tesla received. Because of the massive sweeps to reduce the $17 trillion debt load carried by the U.S., there’s a very real possibility it could happen. Such a cut could halt Tesla’s working capital, putting the company in jeopardy or forcing it to find greener pastures for financing.

Read more: http://blogs.automotive.com/tesla-needs-mo%e2%80%99-money-has-mo%e2%80%99-problems-58065.html#ixzz1ZCsfMhv3

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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Facebook photos land 11 athletes lengthy suspensions

Melrose is a small Massachusetts town in the Boston suburbs, and it holds small-town traditions in appropriately important roles in its day-to-day existence. Not surprisingly, school sports play a significant part in town pride and the community’s daily life.

Melrose High School in Melrose, Massachusetts

And that’s precisely why a recent Facebook scandal has hit the town particularly hard. According to the Boston Globe, no fewer than 11 Melrose varsity athletes were recently identified in illegal possession of alcohol or tobacco in photos which first surfaced on Facebook. The photos were taken from the site by a concerned parent, transferred to a thumb drive and submitted to the school’s administration as proof of inappropriate actions by the student body.

As a result, all 11 players who were identified have been suspended from competing in athletic events for various lengths of time. All the players received some suspension, with the most heavily hit athlete forced to miss 60 percent of his or her next athletic season.

Facebook is going to be used less and less if it keeps getting kids in trouble like this.

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Wild! Intentional walk attempt turns costly for Angels’ Jepsen

Hat Tip: Yahoo

On Wednesday night, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Kevin Jepsen(notes) delivered a shocking wild pitch that not only handed the game to the opponent, but also defied explanation.

The Chicago White Sox scored the tie-breaking run in the 10th inning after Jepsen — during an intentional walk sequence to Paul Konkero — comically sailed the first pitch well over the head of catcherHank Conger(notes) and back to the screen.

Alexei Ramirez(notes) scored easily from third base and the White Sox were on their way to an unlikely and madcap 6-4 victory in Anaheim — thanks in part to their hosts, who squandered what had been a three-run lead in the eighth.

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