The Spark Tank Grant Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Timber Creek Capital, LP, a private equity firm located in Dallas, Texas solely owned and founded by Marc Sparks operates as a business incubator. Entrepreneurial startups of all types receive an array of services, training and/or funding critical for development, marketing, scaling up, etc. to achieve the ultimate goal of sustainable growth and success. Mr. Sparks is known as a serial entrepreneur, which means if the idea proposed is viable and promising, even if challenging he is likely to invest. He relishes challenging circumstances. His faith in God encourages him to take them on fearlessly as teachable opportunities. He believes such circumstances in life drives home the lesson that “with success comes responsibility and to always be humble.”

 

Marc Sparks strongly believes in giving back to the community. His social entrepreneurship group Spark Tank that makes financial grants for that very purpose. A quote from the Bible appears on his website homepage that speaks to the essence of his life and business practices, “From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded.” (Luke 12:48) The idea of Spark Tank arose from a successful philanthropic endeavor for the homeless that he and Lynne Sipiora took on over fifteen years ago. The success of which laid the groundwork for Spark Tank.

 

Spark Tank offers financial grants in the amount of $5,000 (five thousand dollars) to a variety of 501c3 organizations that have been operating for at least two years. Eligibility rules restrict granting funds to national charities, political action committees, or those promoting faith-based initiatives (unless for non-religious purposes). All applications must be submitted online. Finalists are then chosen to present their proposal and answer questions from the selection committee. A careful evaluation of each organization’s background, resultant impact of their individual proposals, and meaningful measures of accountability determines the grant recipient.

 

The most recent Spark Tank grant recipient is Mommies in Need. Natalie Boyle, Founder and President of Mommies in Need created this service to provide nanny services at no cost to families needing help caring for their children due to a health crisis but cannot afford it. The Spark Tank grant will help to expand available services in addition to including nannies that are bilingual and those trained in special needs childcare.

Introducing Roberto Santiago, the Entrepreneur Behind Manaira Shopping Mall

There’s a lot to see and do in the bustling city of Joao Pessoa. As the capital of the Brazilian state of Paraiba, it is home to many enticing attractions. Chief among them has to be the Manaira Shopping Mall, which offers a robust array of dining, shopping and entertainment options. Many locals don’t realize it, but the mall that they love so much was developed by a fellow resident of Paraiba: Roberto Santiago.

Since Manaira Mall doesn’t boast Roberto Santiago’s name, many folks are completely unaware that the businessman was the driving force behind its develop in the late 1980s. At the time, Santiago was only in his late 20s. After earning degrees from Pio X Marist College and UNIPE, University Center of Joao Pessoa, he’d entered the business world with a position at Cafe Santa Rosa. Before too long, he started investing his earnings to set the stage for a future career.

Roberto Santiago made the wise decision to invest in a cardboard box manufacturing outfit. This kicked his career into overdrive, allowing him to purchase a prime piece of real estate smack-dab in the heart of downtown Joao Pessoa. He did this in 1987, when he was only 28 years old. Development of Manaira Shopping Mall began that same year, and it officially opened in 1989. Read more articles on Jornal Da Paraiba.

The motocross and bowling enthusiast wanted his mall to be different. He wanted it to appeal to as many different types of people as possible, so he set about adding all kinds of exciting attractions. Today, it houses an 11-screen movie theater; a massive video game arcade that sprawls over 8,000 square meters and offers more than 200 machines; a bowling alley; a state-of-the-art fitness center; and Domus Hall, which sits atop the mall and is the site of many exhibitions, concerts, festivals and other events.

In addition to owning and operating Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall, Roberto Santiago owns Mangabeira Shopping Mall and has interests in many other businesses in the region. Because he was educated right here in Paraiba and found success here, he loves giving back whenever he can. Through the years, he has earned a reputation for being a generous philanthropist.

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All these years later, Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall continues to be one of the most popular attractions in Joao Pessoa. Without Roberto Santiago, it wouldn’t exist, and people would be left without an important source of entertainment, dining and shopping. Visit Mundo Do Marketing to read more.

Norman Pattiz Announces Launch of “Beyond the Darkness” Podcast

The new podcast, “Beyond the Darkness”, explores the paranormal, Norman Pattiz, the founder and executive chairman of PodcastOne announced recently. PodcastOne is a leading advertiser-supported podcast network in the United States. This new podcast is unique and will feature educative and entertaining conversations with many celebrated researchers and experiencers, challenging all ideas that you have heard or currently hold about angels, demons, ghouls, miracles, ghosts, aliens, mysteries, and monster encounters. Tim Dennis, a radio producer and host, and Dave Schrader, a renowned author, will host the podcast and ensure new episodes are released every Monday.

 

Chris has stood out as one of the jewels of the PodcastOne network, according to Norman Pattiz. He added that when Chris began The Jericho Network collection, they knew it would be more successful than wrestling.

 

Chris Jericho also said that he was pleased to announce the addition of this new podcast to the Jericho Network. Another thing that stoked him is the amazing ability of both Dave Schrader and Tim Dennis to bring their massive fanbases that fully believe in them and their subject matter alike. Because of this, he is optimistic that “Beyond the Darkness” will evolve their already mass of followers on The Jericho Network and scare the crap out of them in the process.

 

About Norman Pattiz

 

Norman Pattiz, also popularly known as Norm, served as the chief executive officer of PodcastOne until June 23, 2016, and he has been an executive chairman at this organization from June 23, 2016. Since August 2010, he served as a consultant for Westwood One Inc. Also, Norman Pattiz founded WestwoodOne in 1974 and served as their chief executive officer from then until February 3, 1994. Besides, he served as the president of Broadcast Education Association. Norman further founded Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010 and most recently introduced PodcastOne.

 

Norman was appointed by President Clinton in 2000 and again by President Bush in 2002 to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors. This board manages ll US nonmilitary broadcasting services including Radio Liberty, Middle East Broadcasting, Radio Free Europe, and The Voice of America. Other than his amazing background in broadcasting, Normal Pattiz serves the University of California as a regent and also the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories as the chairman. Moreover, he also serves as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations as well as the Pacific Council on International Relations.

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Nationwide Title Clearing Eases The Process Of Ordering Property Reports

Wrongful foreclosures and stagnation of asset transition, which result from title defects, has been a major problem in the real estate industry. Nationwide Title Clearing (NTC), Inc. has responded to a call for action regarding the issue by launching a unique service of online ordering of property reports. NTC is a leading company that undertakes comprehensive research and processes documents for the mortgage and financial industry. NTC’s executives asserted that for one to have a clear title conveyance and reduce the risk of buyback or failure to foreclose, property records are significant. NTC has launched an updated website to ensure that the process of securing property reports is simple by making them available online.

Mostly, title defects occur when an individual or a company lays claim to a property that is owned by another person. However, other factors can render a title invalid. They include basic problems with wording in the document, especially those that do not comply with the required standards. The others are when a significant signature is missing in a document, documents with previous liens and other encumbrances, and wrong procedure of filling. The CEO of NTC, John Hillman said that before transferring property, it is crucial to ensure that the documents have complied with the real estate standards and requirements. The property reports available via online ordering are Tax Status Reports and Tax Status (plus) reports, Assignment verification report services, and Current Owner Reports. This information was originally mentioned on National Mortgage New’s website as explained in the following link http://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/press_releases/nationwide-title-clearing-revamps-website-online-ordering-available-1041942-1.html

About Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc

NTC was established in 1991. It is based in Palm Harbor in Florida. The company serves mortgage lenders, investors, and servicers, including the country’s top ten residential mortgage servicers. NTC aims to assist the mortgage banking industry, protect homeowners and conserve the land records of the nation. They have earned respect and reputation for delivering the most accurate research and top quality documentation, which is unmatched in the industry. They attribute their success to their deep understanding of their clients’ needs and commitment to offer customized property reports that leave clients happy.

NTC obtains its data from multiple sources, especially the counties. Their operations comply with the county requirements of documentation in all 3,600 jurisdictions. Due to their successful expansion program and contribution to the community, NTC was ranked position 26 in 2013’s list of Fast 50 Awards of the fastest growing firms in Tampa Bay. They emerged position 2,730 and 1,900 consecutively on the 2012 and 2013 Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. NTC is also a two-time recipient of the Inc. Hire Power award.

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Manse on Marsh Receives Consumer Award

Manse on Marsh, an independent and assisted living facility, was named a recipient of the “Caring Star” award. Manse on Marsh was recognized for their independent facilities, which allows the clients to still live on their own with a few amenities, like cleaning or social activities. They were also recognized for their assisted living facilities to help clients with a wide range of needs, from physical illness to memory issues.

This award was given based on ratings from Caring.com‘s consumer ratings and reviews in the Senior Care directory. 2016 was the second consecutive year that Arroyo Grande’s assisted facility received an award. The criteria for the award is based on the ratings and average of the ratings.From December to September, the facility needed to receive one five star rating. For the same time period, the overall ratings need to be four star and all negative reviews need to have some resolution. Manse on Marsh exceeded those expectations, maintaining a five star average.

This award is based on the consumers feelings about their service from the company, which means more to the Manse on Marsh. Real people took the time to go online and rate their experience and thoughts on the features and amenities. The Manse on Marsh is proud of what they have been able to accomplish, and their Facebook followers are also proud, and this award shows the quality of their hard work and dedication.