/EIN News/ -- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO), and Stephen Smith, Jr., Brian & Kellie Smith Friel, Christopher & Carrie Smith and Brendan & Megan Smith Whelan, the owners of Smith Insurance Associates, Inc. (“Smith Insurance”), today announced that Brown & Brown Metro, LLC, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Smith Insurance. Smith Insurance is a family owned agency with over 35 years of experience, providing a variety of business insurance products to its customers with a focus on multifamily residential, hospitality and commercial structures. Smith Insurance’s annualized revenue is approximately $5,500,000. The Smith Insurance team will continue to operate from their office in Spring House, Pennsylvania, as a branch office of Brown & Brown’s Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office, … [Read more...] about Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Smith Insurance Associates, Inc.
CHARLESTON — Filing for statewide elected office doesn’t take place until January 2020, but Stephen Smith can’t wait, and he is recruiting a broad coalition who also can’t wait. The 38-year-old Smith filed his pre-candidacy paperwork in July, but it was unknown what he was running for. Then he made a splash at the end of November when he launched his campaign for governor of West Virginia as a Democrat. Organizing under Smith for West Virginia, the campaign also has another tagline: “WV Can’t Wait.” And waiting is something Smith isn’t doing. Since Nov. 27 the campaign has held 12 meet-and-greets across the state. The most recent event Dec. 15 in Mercer County saw 33 people come out. According to the campaign, more than 880 people come out for these small campaign events. These events are just warm-ups for the big event, an official campaign kick-off Jan. 5 in Matewan. Smith’s decision to run for governor is a culmination of his … [Read more...] about Stephen Smith Can’t Wait for 2020 to Begin Campaign for West Virginia Governor
Photo by Joselyn King Stephen Smith, former director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, speaks about his intention to run on the Democratic ticket for governor in 2020 during a stop in Wheeling on Monday. WHEELING — The first candidate to jump into the 2020 West Virginia governor’s race believes no politician singularly makes a difference in the world. “It takes a movement,” said Democrat Stephen Smith of Kanawha County. Smith spoke of his intention to run for governor in 2020 during a stop at the Bordas and Bordas law offices in Wheeling on Monday. Smith, 38, until recently served as director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition for the past six years. “The world is broken, the state is broken,” he said. “The first thing I’ve learned in public is you never do something for someone they can do for themselves. That’s been the story of the Healthy Kids and Family Coalition.” In the … [Read more...] about Former Healthy Kids and Families Coalition Director Stephen Smith Jumps Into West Virginia Governor’s Race
Stats, trivia and other notable things about the players the Sixers picked up Thursday night, including where Shake Milton picked up that name. Zhaire Smith How acquired: Via trade with Phoenix. The Sixers sent Mikal Bridges, whom they selected with the 10th pick, to Phoenix for Smith, who was picked 16th. The Sixers also received a 2021 first-round pick from the Suns via Miami. That’s an unprotected pick, so Sixers fans will root against the Heat in 2020-2021. >> READ MORE: Sixers draft Villanova’s Mikal Bridges — then trade him for Zhaire Smith and a first-round pick Position: Shooting guard. Height: 6-5. Weight: 195. Age: 19. Born: June 4, 1999 in Garland, Texas. College: Texas Tech. High School: Lakeview Centennial (Garland, Texas). Scouting report: Very athletic but raw offensively … Attempted just 40 three-point field goals in 37 games, making 18 (45.0 percent) … Smith and Texas’ Mohamed Bamba were the only freshmen named to the Big … [Read more...] about Meet the new Sixers: Zhaire Smith, Landry Shamet, Shake Milton
Yen Tan film follows a young man headed home for the holidays, for perhaps his final visit Matt Donnelly, provided by Published 4:56 pm, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Wolfe Releasing Acquires AIDS Drama ‘1985,’ Eyes Awards Push for Star Cory Michael Smith 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Yen Tan’s emotionally wrought AIDS drama “1985” will see a theatrical rollout from Wolfe Releasing this October, the company announced Wednesday, The distributor is also eyeing an awards push for lead Cory Michael Smith (“Gotham”), an individual familiar with their plans told TheWrap. Well-reviewed out of this year’s SXSW Film Festival, the black-and-white film follows a young man who visits his Texas hometown at the holidays for potentially the last time, as he battles the disease at the height of its historical mortality rate. Also Read: Hollywood So Straight: Studio Films With … [Read more...] about Wolfe Releasing Acquires AIDS Drama ‘1985,’ Eyes Awards Push for Star Cory Michael Smith