Rain Plays a Major Part in the BP MS 150’s Schedule…Again

  The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising bike ride organized by the National MS Society. The ride is the largest event of its kind in North America with 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers and countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin. The 2015 BP MS 150 had a record breaking year raising $20.3 million dollars, bringing hope to many who are living with multiple sclerosis. In typical Texas fashion, expected torrential downpours on Sunday shortened the ride to a 1-day event. Team MRE rode 100 miles from the Kirkwood Exit and I10 in Houston to the Lagrange Fair Grounds. “The real work that goes into this event happens well before and well after we get on those bikes,” says MRE Vice President Shane Merz, “the doctors and researchers working to find a cure, as well as the dollars being raised to support these endeavors is what really counts.” MRE Consulting out of Houston, TX has been an active participant in the ride for 14 years and has raised more than $1.3M. The weather on the day of the ride was spectacular with a heavy tail wind most of the day, and just a little[…]






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Join s•h•a•p•e•s Brow Bar and Reema Beauty as We Break Records and the Cycle of Violence at the Los Angeles Ultimate Women’s Expo – May 21-22, 2016

  At the core of s•h•a•p•e•s Brow Bar and Reema Beauty founders and owners, Reema and Mosin Khan, are huge hearts…hearts for giving back. They have dedicated their lives to paying it forward and empowering women all over the world.  Their women’s empowerment charity initiative – Everyone is BeYOUtiful – helps disenfranchised women globally feel and be more empowered through time, services and 10% of net sales proceeds from Reema Beauty.  And there is no one more disenfranchised and degraded than the woman suffering from domestic abuse and violence.  That woman deals with the hurt, pain and suffering of a partner stripping away the very essence of her being.  To that, we at s•h•a•p•e•s and Reema Beauty say “ENOUGH is ENOUGH”.  There is no better evidence of that fight to break the cycle of violence than by spreading awareness and raising funds with our BROW THREAD-A-THON during the Los Angeles Ultimate Women’s Expo to be held at the marvelous Los Angeles Convention Center on May 21 and 22, 2016.    Not only will the s•h•a•p•e•s and Reema Beauty team provide custom eyebrow threading services at this magnificent gathering of women empowering women; but also, we are shattering the record books[…]






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MintMesh Launches a Smart Referral App

MintMesh®, a Virginia based technology solutions provider announced today the launch of its smart referral app in the United States. The app helps users find referrals from their trusted network of contacts. MintMesh is a lead discovery platform that creates a network of trusted connections that can be leveraged to set up referral campaigns for a variety of purposes. MintMesh® stands alone in this space, by offering its end users an opportunity to earn cash and build social currency points for helping their network. It emphasizes on the concept of sharing wealth with its users. It also aims at saving time by completing referral requests in less than 15 seconds and receive real-time responses. Speaking at the launch, Rahul Shah, Co-founder and Director of MintMesh® said, “We believe that word of mouth is a very effective medium to grow your business, hire candidates, find service vendors or to get a new job. It suffers though, from an inherent limitation of physical reach, thus reducing its impact. Our smart referral app digitizes this experience and dramatically expands the reach of this medium.” “Additionally, Small and Medium Businesses that rely mainly on word of mouth to promote their business, will benefit greatly[…]






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Maze Rooms Brings the Virtual World of Escape Rooms to Los Angeles

Escape rooms brings the fun and the mystery of solving clues to escape a castle, challenging players to use all their skills to solve clues to break free in the shortest time possible.   A craze has taken over the world bringing videos games to life, and that craze is called Escape Rooms. Maze Rooms Los Angeles featured on The Ellen Show is a new exciting form of entertainment where people play in teams trying to break the maze and escape. It attracts people of all ages and provides a great deal of fun, and if unlucky, could leave someone stuck in the maze for days trying to escape. There are 11 different rooms in Los Angeles, with the first offering the Castle. The instructions of the Castle maze are simple. The players are locked in a castle themed room, complete with a skeleton of a king sitting on his throne and have sixty minutes to escape. The rooms are like the ones people see on video games, and they have to solve clues and puzzles to gain access to the big wooden doors to escape. Since being launched in Los Angeles, the Maze Rooms have become a huge success[…]






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