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HOME STRETCH WINS BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 25, 2014 -- "The Home Stretch" won first prize in the University of Phoenix "Pitch your Idea to the Sharks" business plan competition today. The university's panel of five business professors and business leaders heard a number of pitches and chose Bill Weber and Susan Scior's entry as top winner. The competition was the culmination of a series of seminars led by Rey Ybarra, author of "Conversations with Shark Tank Winners," a book of business advice based on the television series.

HOME STRETCH HEADS TO IAAPA

The IAAPA  (International Association of Amusement Park and Attractions) Attractions Expo is the world's largest meeting of theme park operators.  Bill Weber and The Home Stretch will be at their annual exposition in Orlando from November 17-21. 

HOME STRETCH ATTRACTS ATTENTION AT THE NATIONAL RESTAURANT SHOW

Bill Weber attended the National Restaurant Show in May. A number of companies are in talks with us to distribute and/or license the product.  Bill Weber drew crowds whenever he walked around with a loaded (two drinks and food boxes or four drinks) Home Stretch.

HOME STRETCH SHARED WITH BANK OF AMERICA'S SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY

CHARLOTTE, APRIL 3, 2013 -- Bank of America Small Business Online Community writes about the genesis of the Home Stretch in No foolin'! 10 crazy small business stories of inspiration. 2012

HOME STRETCH WINS SPORTS MARKETING DESIGN COMPETITION

BOSTON, SEPTEMBER 1, 2009 -- ABCO, one of the nation's leading sports equipment manufacturers, has selected The Home Stretch as one of the winners of its Sports Marketing Design Competition.