Chris Christie: Governer by Day, Springsteen Fan by Night

first_imgPolitics put aside, music lovers everywhere would be happy to know that Governor Chris Christie is just your average Bruce Springsteen enthusiast. The often loud and blunt politician even recently released his top 10 favorite Springsteen songs for Esquire Magazine, with number one being Thunder Road, also featured on Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Hits Album. Now knowing the great appreciation Christie has for Bruce, can we expect an endorsement deal between the two? Perhaps a collaboration? We sure hope not…last_img read more

Therabody partners with ‘RED’ in fight against two pandemics

first_imgTherabody, formerly known as Theragun, has announced a new partnership with ‘RED’, the organization founded in 2006 to fight AIDS.Through a campaign titled ‘RECOVE(RED)’, Therabody is launching a range of ‘(THERABODY)RED’ products. These products will help to raise funds for the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response and (RED)’s fight to end AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.For every RED co-branded Theragun purchased, 2% of the purchase price goes directly to the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response to reduce the threat of COVID-19 in communities and critical HIV/AIDS programs. The (PRODUCT)RED Theragun is available exclusively on Therabody.com as well as select retail locations for purchase.Jennifer Lotito, President & Chief Operating Officer at (RED), said “Therabody products are hugely popular with people around the world, and we are more than delighted to see these wellness products now do double-duty by also fighting pandemics with each and every purchase.“We’re grateful to the team for creating such a striking (RED) range, and excited to get these into people’s hands this fall.”Benjamin Nazarian, Chief Executive Officer at Therabody, said “We are proud and thrilled to be a partner of (RED). Giving back and supporting causes we believe in is rooted in our company’s DNA, and is a key pillar of our culture at Therabody.“As a tech wellness company, Therabody provides solutions that can help everybody live a fuller, healthier lifestyle. With (THERABODY)RED, we are not only supporting everyday needs through our wellness offerings, but we are also creating a unique opportunity for our community to give back through their purchase by providing essential life-saving medicine and access to healthcare to those that are in need.”The (PRODUCT)RED Theragun collection includes:(PRODUCT)RED Theragun PRO – RRP £549(PRODUCT)RED Theragun Elite – RRP £375(PRODUCT)RED Theragun mini – RRP £175In addition to (PRODUCT)RED Theragun, in early 2021 Therabody will also release a (PRODUCT)RED version of its USDA Certified Organic line of CBD products, TheraOne, with 2% of the purchase price going to support (RED)’s operations in the fight to end AIDS.www.therabody.com Relatedlast_img read more

San Miguel takes Renaldo Balkman

first_imgSalud issued the ban on Balkman five years ago over an incident where the latter grabbed teammate Arwind Santos around the neck. Balkman was also slapped with a P250,000 fine for flagrant misconduct.The Puerto Rican forward is coming from a successful stint with Alab Pilipinas in the 2017-2018 ASEAN Basketball League. He will make his PBA return when Beermen takes on Alaska Aces on Saturday in Dumaguete City.Elsewhere, Star Hotshots will have to find another import as its current reinforcement Vernon Macklin decided to accept a lucrative offer in China.Macklin will still be present when Hotshots plays Meralco Bolts on Friday.Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings is also looking to replace Charles Garcia with Justin Brownlee while TNT KaTropa is still in talks with former import Joshua Smith to replace former NBA big man Jeremy Tyler./PN Renaldo Balkman chose to come back to the PBA despite offers in China, his agent says. ASEAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE MANILA – Aiming to revive its title-retention bid in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, San Miguel Beermen has tapped Alab Pilipinas forward Renaldo Balkman as import.Balkman’s agent Sheryl Sanchez Reyes confirmed that the former NBA forward is set to replace Troy Gillenwater, who was unimpressive in his first two matches with Beermen which they both lost.“Despite having offers in China, Renaldo chose to come back to the PBA and finish what he started,” Reyes said in a Facebook post. “Balkman will be San Miguel’s new import. He will start his practice on Wednesday.”Balkman is good to go for a PBA return with Beermen after Commissioner Willie Marcial recently lifting his lifetime ban, which was imposed by former PBA commissioner Angelico Salud.last_img read more