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Actor Verne Troyer to serve as Official Race Starter for Celebrity Go Kart Tournament Benefiting the American Diabetes Association

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

Verne Troyer to lead 50 celebrities towards victory on May 28

Veteran actor Verne Troyer is set to serve as official race starter for the May 28 Celebrity Go Kart Tournament to benefit the American Diabetes Association (http://celebritygokart.perfectbydezign.com).

The race, hosted by Gary Sturgis (Tyler Perry’s Diary of A Mad Black Woman) and NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, will take place at K1 Speed Indoor Go-Kart Racing in Gardena, CA. on Saturday, May 28 from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Verne will lead over 50 celebrities including Grammy Award-winning artist Mario, Kyla Pratt (Hotel For Dogs, Dr. Dolittle), Steve-O (Jackass), Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), rapper/producer Warren G, NBA Champion Gary Payton, Tito Ortiz (UFC legend), Brendan Wayne, (Cowboys And Aliens, The Fast And The Furious), Nike Pro-Skater Danny Supa, Carter Jenkins (Valentine’s Day), Kyle Massey (That’s So Raven, Dancing With The Stars), Christopher Massey (Zoey 101, Cory In The House) Jared Kusnitz (Disney’s Prom), Ayla Kell (Make It or Break It), Dorian Gregory (Charmed, Without A Trace), TV’s Judge Mathis, Sean Kanan (The Bold and The Beautiful, Karate Kid III), Jordan Monaghan (Pretty Little Liars, True Jackson, VP), Jeremy Shada (Lost, Adventure Time), Ashley Argota (Schooled, True Jackson, VP), Rockmond Dunbar (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Prison Break), Darren Sharper (New Orleans Saints), Thomas DeCoud from the Atlanta Falcons, Daryl Mitchell (House Party 1 & 2, Desperate Housewives), Jenn Gotzon (Frost/Nixon, Yes Man), Radio Disney’s Austin Anderson, Starr Cullers (Parliament Funkadelic), Supermodel Jaimie Hilfiger, India King (Crank, Men Of A Certain Age), Danika Yarosh (Crush, Law & Order: SVU), and many more with a special musical performance by MANN.

For more information or to attend, please go to http://celebritygokart.perfectbydezign.com.

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NFL Legend Eric Dickerson on The Block Radio with Tim Mihalsky

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

Listen in as NFL Legend Eric Dickerson discusses his involvement in the Celebrity Go Kart Tournament benefiting the American Diabetes Association, takes part in Tim’s daily “Who’d You Rather…?” segment, and talks about the craziest gift he received during his college recruitment days!

 Listen here for the full interview at http://www.theblockradio.com/category/past-shows

And don’t forget to show your support and attend the hottest event of the summer! Visit http://celebritygokart.perfectbydezign.com and follow us on Twitter: @celebritygokart

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Father Albert Cutié on SheKnows.com

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

LCO Client Father Albert Cutié is featured on SheKnows.com.

Father Albert Cutié, author of the New York Times bestseller Dilemma: A Priest’s Struggle with Faith and Love, says that a baptism is a sacred event and guests should show up for more than the after-party. “The main event is the ceremony at the church,” he explains.

Visit here for the article.

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Ryan Kugler on SmartBusiness Los Angeles

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

LCO client Ryan Kugler , Co-owner and President, Distribution Video & Audio Inc. spoke with Smart Business about finding and keeping customers online.

He points out that technology has changed the way that we do business because when we’re dealing on the Internet, we’re dealing with people who are not multimillion-dollar companies like Target or Big Lots. We’re dealing with a whole different species of an animal.

He also mentions that the biggest challenge … is finding new customers. If we cut our marketing, you’re not going to get new customers. Now, we can cut marketing as far as keep marketing to the same amount of people at a lower price.

To read the article please visit http: http://www.sbnonline.com/2011/05/dva-finds-and-keeps-customers-online/?full=1

Ryan Kugler is the President and Co-Owner of Distribution Video & Audio (DVA, Inc.), the nation’s largest closeout buyer in the home entertainment industry.

Ryan has given his voice and vast knowledge of the entertainment industry to conferences and seminars as well as to students. Most recently, Ryan spoke to students at the Peter F. Drucker & Masotoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He also spoke to current students at Art Center College of Design. In the past, Ryan spoke to attendees at the Game Supply Academy as well as attendees of a entertainment-related breakfast seminar, sponsored by Washington Mutual. In addition to speaking at seminars and conferences, Ryan also hosts film seminars which provide practical and applicable advice for filmmakers, actors, producers and anyone who wants to succeed in the movie industry.

Ryan is the co-author of a book with well-known, best-selling author, Eric Sherman, which details the Home Video Business. The book’s intent is to give the reader the benefit of Ryan’s vast experience and knowledge of this growing industry.

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Hot Flash Havoc on EmpowHer

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

EmpowHER Media is an award-winning health media company for women. The Company’s flagship and Top 5 women’s health and wellness site and community — EmpowHER.com — is the home for female health consumers. EmpowHER Offers Free Menopause and Hormone Resource Page to Provide Women Information and Support. The page Offers Access to Information on Managing Menopause, Hormonal Issues and Features Menopause-Focused Film, “Hot Flash Havoc.”

According the U.S. National Institute on Aging, the average age of a woman having her last menstrual period — typically the first sign of menopause — is 51. Some women have their last period in their 40s, while some may experience it in their later 50s. Some women may experience peri-menopause even earlier. Common menopausal symptoms can include hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood swings, thinning hair, depression, trouble sleeping, headaches, fatigue, and memory and concentration problems.

According to Heidi Houston, executive producer of “Hot Flash Havoc,” menopause turned her life upside-down. “My quality of life had faded to a black hole,” says Houston. “When I finally got to an informed doctor and the right answers, my 13 year-old son said to me, ‘Mom, I don’t know where you have been but I am glad you’re back.’ ‘Hot Flash Havoc’ was produced because it took me three years, five doctors, countless clinics and medicine men before I got answers to my symptoms that I did not know were the precursor to menopause. I knew that finally a doctor had changed my life and I decided to change others. It has been quite a journey to get the straight truth and create a movie that will make you laugh, cry and think.”

To read the article, please visit here.

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Shawn Achor on KCAL9

Posted by Levine Communications Office on May 20, 2011

LCO client Shawn Achor, a Harvard professor who just proved the correlation between positivity in the workplace and returns on investment, visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday to give viewers tips on how to succeed on the job. Click on the picture to watch the video.

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