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Austin Celebrates a New Skyline with an Iconic Spire Designed by Gensler

October 6, 2017  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

With architectural spire complete on Fairmont Austin, skyline is dramatically changed AUSTIN, TX – Austin has an inspiring new skyline and the second tallest tower, thanks to Fairmont Austin reaching its pinnacle. This week, Gensler, architect of the Fairmont Austin, will put the final touches on a special “lighted crown” that will both surround and… Read more »

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San Diego philanthropists Doug and Geniya Manchester have given $1 million to Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns.

May 27, 2017  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

By Paul Sisson – San Diego Union-Tribune The gift, presented Thursday during an annual event at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, is meant to support ongoing programs and services at the hospital. Sharp Mary Birch handles about 9,000 deliveries per year, making it by far the largest maternity facility in the region. In… Read more »

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President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Doug Manchester as Ambassador to the Bahamas

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The White House Office of the Press Secretary If confirmed, “Papa” Doug Manchester of California will serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Mr. Manchester is a leading industrialist with accomplishments on a national and international scale in telecommunications, radio broadcast, medical instrumentation, publishing,… Read more »

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