His only sponsorship deal so far is with Visa. However, SocialScience’s tool, Networked Insights & Affinity Ranks and chose Adidas topping the list of brands that would benefit most from pursuing the openly-gay Rams player. Among them: Coach; Nike and Netflix.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has invited Cardinal Timothy Dolan to host an interfaith gathering of city leaders in the wake of Eric Garner’s July 10 death during a Staten Island arrest. Cardinal Dolan’s message: “Religion and faith are powerful agents to what is good and unifying in the spirit.”
The long fight for sanity is nowhere near victory. All we can do is hope. The City of Ferguson is in despair following the shooting death of unarmed 18 year-old Michael Brown by a police officer. Wandering lost in the electronic maze – radios crackling, TV sets ghost-lighting riots through the long night, incoherent eye-witnesses, the strained voices of broadcasters. As always the case in times of paramount tragedy, the electronic forces were magnificent – especially the team at KMOX. The words of eye-witnesses, “I’m not sure how many shots there were. The echoes, the ricochets – ” It was like the shot that rang out in Memphis, when amid the gloom, lone newsboys who stood on downtown corners and shouted a cry not heard for years, “Extra. . .Extra. . .read all about it. . .” The good citizens of Dallas in November, 1963, “It could have happened anywhere.” They were right.
The event raised more than $470k Saturday night at the Four Seasons Hotel. The corporate community stepped up with their hearts and soles for the Independence Center and its mission to provide quality comprehensive services for adults living with severe and chronic mental illness.
JUDGES FAVORITE: Cynthia Mercer of Mercy; Michael Fitzgerald
CROWD FAVORITE: Sue McCollum (Major Brands) and Senzo Makhaye
FIRST PLACE: Warner Baxter (Ameren) and Lucy Fitzgerald
SECOND PLACE: Tom Minogue (Thompson Coburn) and Angie Brooks
THIRD PLACE: Sue McCollum and Senzo Makhae
Gallery of celebs of another kind: