October is one of my favorite months with the Exceeding Expectations kids. As you all know, our top priority for the kids is, and always will be, education. That said, every October we participate in two athletic events that I feel are significant in laying the groundwork necessary for them to be successful in the academic world and in their adult lives. The first of these events is the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) triathlon, aptly called “The Best Day in Triathlon.” Here’s a brief overview from their website: “In 1994, three friends started a triathlon fundraiser to help one man regain his independence after a tragic accident left him a quadriplegic. From one came many, and Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) took root in the belief that sports and an active lifestyle are a pathway to more in life. Since that fundraiser 25 years ago, CAF has been committed to breaking the financial barrier that individuals with physical challenges face to participate in sports and live a healthy and active lifestyle.” Participating alongside challenged athletes in a very tough race gives our kids an additional perspective on their own lives. The racers on the course with them face obstacles that they
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Retail industry expert Joe DeStasio presented at the global real estate convention 2013 RECon in Las Vegas. He connected with shopping center operators and retailers in the #iTechLounge and highlighted how to use guest Wi-Fi to roll out a virtual red carpet to welcome shoppers to stores. Continue reading
Boingo’s Joe DeStasio will speak on monetizing mobile engagement @ retail in the #iTechLounge at RECon, the world’s largest gathering of retail real estate professionals hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
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George Metalsky shared his insights on how consumers are using smartphones in the retail environment at the ICSC Florida Conference, where thousands of shopping center industry professionals gathered to learn about innovation in their industry.