You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Scan & Go allows members to Skip the Line and Save TimeThis week the Apopka Sam’s is introducing a new service; Scan & Go shopping. The service allows shoppers to skip the checkout lines.Shoppers must first download the Scan & Go app. They then use the app to scan the UPC codes as they load items into their cart. When the members are done shopping and ready to check out, they can pay directly on their phone from anywhere in the club and bypass the checkout line.James Turberg, Membership Lead for the Apopka Sam’s Club, was the first to use the new service at the Apopka store.“We have it live today and plan a full roll out on the 23rd of September,” said Turberg. “I was the first to use it to buy a bottle of water and it worked – hooray!”Turberg noted some key points about the new services:Scan & Go allows shoppers to avoid checkout linesThere is a limit of $750 per shopping cartSome items are not eligible for the service. These include age-restricted items such as liquor, video games and tobacco. Purchases of Jewelry are also not eligible.The service is ideal for members on the go that need only a few itemsThe app also provides a running total of items in the shoppers cart.As the shopper exits the store a Sam’s Club associate will cross-reference the shoppers e-receipt with items in the cart.Use this link to learn more. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate TAGSSam’s Club Previous articleOn this day: King triumphs in Battle of SexesNext articleConsumers continue to use recalled Smartphones Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR
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Police said they had found videos on Abello’s laptop computer that showed him engaging in illegal sex acts with hundreds of children aged between 10 and 17.The pensioner had entered the Southeast Asian nation on a tourist visa several times over the past five years, according to police.”He would approach children and lure them by offering them work as models,” Jakarta police chief Nana Sudjana told reporters Thursday.”The ones who agreed to have sex with him would get paid between 250,000 and one million rupiah ($17-70). Those who didn’t want to have sex would be beaten, slapped and kicked by the suspect,” he added.Police said they believed Abello had been molesting Indonesian children for years and that there may be more victims.As many as 70,000 children are victims of sexual exploitation annually in Indonesia, according to global anti-trafficking network ECPAT International.American fugitive Russ Medlin, wanted at home in connection with a $700 million cryptocurrency scam, was arrested in Jakarta last month on allegations he paid underaged girls to have sex with him.Topics : A French retiree could face the death penalty in Indonesia on charges that he molested over 300 children and beat those who refused to have sex with him, authorities said Thursday.Police said they nabbed Francois Camille Abello, 65, last month at a hotel in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, where they found two underaged girls in his room.Abello could face life in prison or even execution by firing squad if he is convicted on a raft of charges under Indonesia’s child protection laws, including accusations that he filmed the illicit encounters.
Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___IOC President Thomas Bach says the future of sports after the coronavirus pandemic might mean fewer international events. Bach cited “financial pressure” on organizers and the need to address climate change and says “we may also have to look more closely into the proliferation of sports events.”The IOC president cautions in a letter to Olympic officials and athletes worldwide “the current health crisis will lead to a long and deep economic crisis” which will affect sports.Bach says “governments must include sport in their economic support programs” so it can be part of a worldwide recovery.The IOC has proposed saving money on staging the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 to help offset the Olympic body’s extra costs of hundreds of millions of dollars because of the postponement.___ The Italian sports minister says it is increasingly unlikely the soccer season will resume.Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced Sunday that professional sports teams can resume training on May 18. That means Serie A could resume playing games in June.But Vincenzo Spadafora tells Italian television channel LA7 that “resuming training absolutely does not mean resuming the season.”He adds that he sees “the path to restarting Serie A getting ever narrower” and that if he was among the presidents of soccer teams “I would be thinking about next season.”The French government called off the season in that country on Tuesday and Spadafora says that could push Italy to do the same. Associated Press April 29, 2020 The Latest: Bach says future may see fewer sports events ___The Spanish Vuelta cycling race will not start in the Netherlands as originally planned.This year’s race was set to begin in the Dutch regions of Utrecht and North Brabant but the changes in the cycling calendar because of the coronavirus pandemic forced organizers in the Netherlands to cancel the country’s participation.Dutch organizers say the project “had been designed as a big summer party” which would not be able to happen because of the changes in the Vuelta’s original dates. They say they “preferred to request the official departure’s cancellation.”Spanish organizers say they hope to plan a new start in the Netherlands “in the very near future.” This year’s Vuelta was set to start on Aug. 14. New dates have not been announced.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6
Sophomore forward Brad Navin (26) will hope to pick up where he left off against UMD last year after scoring his first two collegiate goals in back to back games against the Bulldogs in 2011-12.[/media-credit]For the Wisconsin men’s hockey team, the season could not have started much worse.After a disappointing pair of losses to Northern Michigan Oct. 12 and 13 in the opening series of the season, UW heads into a vital series against Minnesota-Duluth (2-2) Friday and Saturday if it is to avoid further setbacks to a season filled with high expectations.After a rebuilding year of sorts for the Badgers in 2011-12 – UW finished with a 17-18-2 record and a first-round exit in the WCHA playoffs – the preseason rankings saw them open up the regular season with a No. 15 ranking. But after back-to-back losses to start the season, the Badgers quickly fell out of the polls. In both games against Northern Michigan, Wisconsin gave up five goals after being outshot 26-8 over the course of the series in the third period.Having not played in a competitive game since Oct. 13, UW has used practice over the last two weeks to regain its composure before heading to Duluth for its first WCHA game of the season Friday.“We are pretty fired up after having a tough start; we have been battling our rears off here at practice this past couple of weeks,” sophomore defenseman Jake McCabe said. “I think we are eager to get out there and play against someone else other than ourselves.”Providing even more motivation for Wisconsin in its upcoming series are the haunting memories of last year’s matchup with UMD at the Kohl Center.With a lead heading into the third period of the first game in their two-game series last season, the Badgers gave up a late goal that evened the score at 3-3. The game would eventually end in a 3-3 tie after overtime. Then, in the second game, UMD’s lead stretched to four goals midway through the final period before UW pulled back with two consolation goals later in the game, ultimately losing 4-2.Without a game to focus on last weekend, speculation swirled around the alleged breaking of Nic Kerdiles’ amateur status, a situation that would have proved distracting for many teams.Still, sophomore forward Brad Navin said since Kerdiles is a freshman and has yet to play a game for the Badgers, his absence should have little affect on the team’s performance.“I think the guys had kind of accepted the fact that Nic can’t play for these eight games; he has to sit out,” Navin said. “We know he is going to be a key player when he gets in the lineup, so [until then] guys are definitely stepping up and helping us fill that position.“We haven’t played with him this year, so we don’t really know what we can do with him yet.”Despite the struggles Wisconsin faced when they played the Bulldogs last season, UMD comes into this season a much different team.After losing star right-winger J.T. Brown – who led the team in goals and finished third on the team in points (60) last year with 24 goals and added 23 assists – to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL in March, UMD was left with a major void to fill in its offense this offseason.But like any quality team, new players have stepped in to fill the void left by Brown’s departure. In particular, senior forward Mike Seidel, who finished with 17 goals and 13 assists last season, currently leads the team with three goals and three assists heading into UMD’s fifth and sixth games of the 2012-13 season. Despite Seidel’s impressive start to the season, UW’s defense will tackle UMD’s offense, and Seidel, the same as any other team, according to McCabe. “We just have to be aware of if a player is hot right now or [if] the top line is out there,” McCabe said. “You have to be aware of their top line. … When they have that top line out there you have to make sure that you keep everyone in front of you.“You don’t really have that much of a different mindset though. It’s more just, ‘Hey, this is their top line here guys; bring your A game.’”One key player who will be missing for the Badgers against UMD is senior forward Derek Lee, an assistant captain for Wisconsin, who was injured in a moped incident over the weekend.Still, despite missing two of its key offensive threats in Kerdiles and Lee, UW has high expectations for the upcoming conference season, and head coach Mike Eaves said at his press conference Monday he is excited for the team to get on the road as the season is finally under way.“We’re excited to get on the road,” Eaves said. “It’s a unique experience to try to get some points when you’re on the road. We’re looking forward to that challenge. We had a good week of practice. We’ll continue to build this week and see if we can get down on the road.”
LOS ANGELES >> Long-time Los Angeles Dodgers’ press dining room chef Dave Pearson died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He was 75.Pearson worked at various locations within Dodger Stadium for more than 50 years, creating sumptuous meals for a vast array of individuals, including sports greats, Hollywood stars and presidents of the United States.A native of Brooklyn who cheered the Dodgers as a child, Pearson moved with his mother to Southern California when he was 16 years old. After learning to cook at a small restaurant in Boyle Heights, Pearson earned a part-time job at Dodger Stadium, launching a career that would span decades.The press dining area was named Dave’s Diner in his honor. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Pearson is survived by his wife of 10 years, Sherry, his daughters and three grandchildren.Funeral arrangements are pending.“Besides being a wonderful cook, Dave had a great personality,” said legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who was among Pearson’s friends and fans, along with former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, described as his greatest fan.“Regardless of the demands that came with serving so many people at a venue like Dodger Stadium, he always maintained his composure. To look at Dave, everything was always fine. He was always smiling. He was a great gift to us, both his cooking and the type of person he was.”
Today two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash announced the seventh edition of his popular charity soccer match, the Steve Nash Foundation Showdown, to return on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in New York City.Showdown is a fast-paced, competitive soccer match featuring NBA and professional soccer players, joining forces to support the Steve Nash Foundation’s work to benefit underserved children. All proceeds from Showdown ticket sales will benefit the Foundation’s early childhood education platform, Educare.“It’s amazing that we’re in our 7th year already,” said Nash. “The crowd, the players, our sponsors, the people behind the scenes – Showdown’s become such a specific yet all-inclusive happening, and I can’t wait to get back out there this year. The game is so competitive, even when something about it comes up during the season or I see a photo of a past Showdown, I just get that same excitement. This will be the third time we’ve played during a World Cup summer, so it’ll be great to be part of that energy, too, especially with a soccer fan getting to play with us.”For the first time, Steve & the Foundation are offering one lucky winner a chance to play in the game – through Prizeo, fans can donate at levels starting at $10 to enter to win a trip to New York City, a two-night hotel stay at the SIXTY LES, and a walk-on cameo with the pros – and a host of other memorabilia. More details at SteveNash.org/Showdown and at Prizeo.com/SteveNash.This year’s Showdown kicks off at 6:30pm, with the best of two sports worlds competing at Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the Lower East Side (at Chrystie and Stanton Streets). The next day, ticketed fans will be invited to gather for a Showdown World Cup Viewing Party to watch Team USA play Team Germany in a Group G Stage game.Showdown is sponsored by CyberDust, Umbro, JetBlue, Major League Soccer, Jawbone, and Phebe’s Tavern & Grill.Past Showdown rosters have included NBA players Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Chris Bosh (Miami Heat), Jeremy Lin (Houston Rockets), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), and international and MLS soccer pros Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Alonso (Liga Veteran), Robbie Rogers (Los Angeles Galaxy), Salomon Kalou(Lille), Claudio Reyna (USA World Cup Team), Patrick Vieira (Manchester City), Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina) Javier Zanetti (Inter), Sammy Amoebi (Newcastle), Stuart Holden (Bolton), Oguchi Onyewu (Malaga CF), and Rod Fanni (Olympique de Marseille).Tickets and VIP packages to Showdown and the Showdown World Cup Viewing Party are available at SteveNash.org/Showdown. Live insights into this year’s lineup, archived materials and prizes (including autographed merchandise) will also be announced through the @SteveNashFdn twitter handle.
Prizeo, the leader in online sweepstakes and experiences, is giving baseball fans the chance of a lifetime!One lucky winner will get to play a game of catch at Fenway Park with retiring Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and celebrate Big Papi’s final season for just a $10 donation to charity. In addition, the winner will receive a custom hand-painted Fender American Stratocaster guitar signed by Ortiz.Fans are invited to enter by donating to Ortiz’s chosen causes, David Ortiz Children’s Fund and the Fender Music Foundation. Guaranteed rewards items ranging from a signed David Ortiz photo and a Big Papi beanie and hoodie to a signed jersey and exclusive David Ortiz bat are available.The deadline to enter and be a part of Ortiz’s final season is July 26. Enter here.