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The Executives

The Executives were an Australian pop music band, formed in 1966 and reformed in 1974, consisting of band members Ray Burton, Rhys Clark, Gino Cunico, Brian King, Carol King, Gary King, Keith Leslie and Brian Patterson. They are arguably best known for their top 40 singles "My Aim Is To Please You", "Sit Down, I Think I Love You" and "Windy Day" reaching #18, #20 and #24 on the Australian charts. Dressed in Ned Kelly-style breastplates, they appeared on Skippy the Bush Kangaroo in the episode "The Bushrangers" in 1968. "The Executives" "The Executives on Bandstand" "The Happening World of The Executives" "Break Out" "It's a Happening World" "Windy Day" "Parenthesis" The Executives at AllMusic The Executives discography at Discogs PopArchives.com.au: Windy Day, It's A Happening World, My Aim Is To Please You, Sit Down I Think I Love You

Sandy Kenyon

Sandy Kenyon was an American voice-over artist and character actor of film and television. He appeared as a guest actor on numerous television series, including a recurring role on The Americans, he originated the vocal role of Jon Arbuckle in a Garfield television special. Kenyon was born in The Bronx, New York, he was a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Kenyon co-starred as Des Smith in the syndicated television drama Crunch and Des and portrayed Cashbox Potter in the syndicated adventure series Major Del Conway of the Flying Tigers.:643 Among the many television series in which he guest starred are the westerns: The Rifleman, Colt.45, Yancy Derringer, Have Gun-Will Travel, The Tall Man and Bonanza. In 1960, Kenyon was cast as a pre-presidential Abraham Lincoln in the episode "No Bridge on the River" of the NBC western series, Riverboat. In the story line, Grey Holden sues the railroad when his vessel, the Enterprise, strikes a rail bridge atop the Mississippi River on a dark, stormy night.

Tyler McVey is cast as Denver Pyle as Jim Bledsoe. In 1961, Kenyon was cast in the role of Ritter on The Americans, a 17-episode NBC series about how the American Civil War divided families. In the 1963-1964 season, Kenyon was cast as Shep Baggott in a recurring role in five episodes of the ABC western series, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters:1105. Other series in which Kenyon appeared include: Richard Diamond, Private Detective, The Fugitive, Room for One More, All in the Family, The Dick Van Dyke Show, That Girl, The Partridge Family, Hogan's Heroes, Adam-12, Kung Fu, Peter Gunn, Quincy M. E. Knots Landing, Designing Women and The Twilight Zone. In 1971 Kenyon appeared as Constable Stokes in "The Men From Shiloh" (rebranded name for the TV western The Virginian in the episode titled "The Politician." In the film MacArthur, he portrays General Jonathan M. Wainwright, who survived spending most of World War II in a Japanese POW camp, his other films included Al Capone, Easy Come, Easy Go, Tom Sawyer, When Time Ran Out, The Loch Ness Horror and Down on Us.

He voiced Jon Arbuckle in the first Garfield animated television special, Here Comes Garfield. Kenyon performed in the world premiere stage production of Edna St. Vincent Millay's Conversation at Midnight in Los Angeles, in 1961, in a cast that included James Coburn, Jack Albertson, Eduard Franz and John Marley; the play opened at the Coronet Theatre, but was so successful that after two months it moved to the larger 550-seat Civic Playhouse, running for 6 months altogether. Robert Gist directed the production by Worley Thorne in association with Susan Davis. Three years Gist and Thorne re-created the production, which again included Kenyon, in Broadway's Billy Rose Theatre, where--under-financed, unable to afford promotion, or wait for word-of-mouth to kick in, lacking the charisma and virtuoso acting of James Coburn--it ran for just 8 previews and four performances. Kenyon appeared in regional theatre in Los Angeles. Kenyon died of kidney cancer at the age of 87 at his home in Los Angeles.

Film portal Sandy Kenyon on IMDb Sandy Kenyon at the Internet Broadway Database Sandy Kenyon at the Internet Off-Broadway Database

Perrottetia hongthinhae

Perrottetia hongthinhae is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Streptaxidae. The specific name hongthinhae is in honour of Nguyen Thi Hong Thinh, the wife of the malacologist Do Duc Sang; the holotype is deposited in Vietnam National Museum of Nature in Hanoi. Paratypes are deposited in Museum of Biology of Hanoi National University of Vietnam. Distribution of Perrottetia hongthinhae include the type locality only, it is in Vietnam. The type locality is limestone forests in Nam Loong Commune, Lai Châu City, Lai Châu Province in Vietnam, 22°25′16″N 103°22′25″E, 1,226 m a.s.l. The shape of the shell is oblique-heliciform; the color of the shell is translucent. The shell has six whorls; the spire is weakly convex. Apical angle varies from 21.3 to 24.8. Suture is distinct. Shell is glossy with transverse ridges on upper surface. Embryonic shell is large, with about 2½ whorls. Subsequent whorls are coiled. Body whorl is axially deflected; the aperture is rectangular with rounded angles.

Peristome is discontinuous. The parietal callus is thick. Lip is broadly expanded and reflected. There is shallow sinulus present. Apertural dentition is with large, strong parietal lamella, one palatal lamella, one large basal lamella, one strong columellar lamella and one small supracolumellar lamella. Umbilicus is open and shallow; the width of the shell is 5.6–5.8 mm. The height of the shell is 3.2–3.3 mm. No live specimens have been found as of its type description in 2017. Perrottetia hongthinhae differs from Perrottetia dugasti in having a single parietal lamella, a strong higher basal lamella, a rectangular aperture with rounded angles. Compared to Perrottetia messageri, the Perrottetia hongthinhae has a smaller shell with weak transverse ridges, the body whorl moderately expanded. Compared to its congeners from Vietnam, Perrottetia hongthinhae has a smaller shell, the profiles of the shell base are quite different in all five species; the Perrottetia hongthinhae differs from Perrottetia unidentata in its smooth shell surface, smaller size, in having a rectangular aperture with rounded angles.

This species inhabits limestone forests at 1,226 m a.s.l. Species in the genus Perrottetia are carnivorous; this article includes CC-BY-4.0 text from the reference

LaMar's Donuts

LaMar's Donuts and Coffee is a chain of gourmet, handmade doughnut and specialty handcrafted coffee beverages. It was founded in Kansas City and headquartered in Denver, Colorado. LaMar's has 26 stores in five states—Arizona, Kansas and Nebraska—and plans to expand to others. LaMar's Donuts has won newspaper readers' poll awards for best doughnuts in several of the cities where they have stores. According to the LaMar's website, the famed Zagat Survey, the New York City-based namer of premier dining spots nationwide, described LaMar's Donuts as "extraordinary. In 1960, founder Ray LaMar opened a donut shop in Midtown Kansas City in a converted gas station on Linwood Boulevard, he made the donuts homemade, mixing the dough and rolling, cutting. He would deep-fry them; the business experienced much success and by 1990, Mr. Lamar and his wife decided to franchise the business. LaMar's still makes all of the donuts the same way by fresh every day, it moved from the old gas station to a nice building a block over from the original.

The shop was open from until May 2005. The business has since relocated and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. “Simply a Better Donut” is company's advertising tagline. LaMar's offers over 100 varieties of donuts, including Ray's Original Glazed Donuts, cake donuts, donut holes and specialties including LaMar's Bars and old fashioned sour cream donuts; each donut is made fresh by hand every day. LaMar's slow roasts their coffee beans locally in ships to stores within 48 hours, their coffee drinks include cappuccinos and iced espresso-based beverages as well as blended espresso-based drinks. LaMar's Donuts offers a full line of blended fruit smoothies called LaFrappés; the donuts made by LaMar's have been heralded as “simply the best” by numerous national media sources including, NBC's Jay Leno, The New Yorker, Food Network and the Zagat Survey. Jay Leno dubbed Ray the King of Donuts, they have landed on many awards lists, just a few of those include: Travel Channel's Best of Missouri in 2017 Best Restaurant in Kansas and Denver in 2016 by Zomato.com Best of KC by 435 Magazine and Pitch Magazine in 2014 Colorado's Best Food and Beverage Brand by Yahoo News in 2014 Best of Omaha in 2016 by Omaha Magazine Feast Magazine's best donut shop in 2016In a blind taste test conducted in November 2002, nine Denver police officers and firefighters chose LaMar's Donuts over Krispy Kreme's.

This not only gained local media attention but established LaMar's as a big player in the competitive donut market. Over the years LaMar's has raised consumers’ expectations for a donut company. For National Donut Day in 2017 they were the first to deliver donuts via air drone, making drops around Denver to the mayor, police and community members; this event earned 450 media placements both locally and nationally, including features in all four Denver TV stations, Denver Business Journal, Huffington Post, ABC News and Mashable. LaMar's Donuts values and stresses the importance of being a part of local communities where they have locations, participates in events like the annual Whiskey and Donuts festival in Denver. In 2018, LaMar's started a tradition by making connections with local police officers to sponsor events on National Coffee with a Cop Day; this event brings police officers and community members together to discuss issues and learn more about each other over a hot cup of coffee. As further support for local communities, LaMar's has partnered since 2009 with The Salvation Army to donate proceeds from the week of National Donut Day to the organization's youth services.

They mark this holiday by educating the community about The Salvation Army's program and how people can help or contribute to their cause. List of doughnut shops

Circle Hits the Flame – Best Off...

Circle Hits the Flame – Best Off... is the second compilation album by Danish rock band Sort Sol, released on March 4, 2002. The album contains songs from the band's four studio albums released between 1991 and 2002, it includes the three new songs, "Holler High", "Golden Wonder" and "Circle Hits the Flame". The first two are co-written with Søren Rasted of Aqua-fame. "Circle Hits the Flame" is an English translation of "Når solen stikker af", a song recorded for the Danish radio program Tværs in 1994. The album's release was preceded by the lead single "Holler High" in February 2002; the album peaked at number one in Denmark, was certified platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry for shipments of 50,000 copies. Steen Jørgensen – vocals Tomas Ortved – drums Lars Top-Galia – guitar, bass and bells Knud Odde – bass and backing and additional vocals Peter Schneidenman – guitars and backing vocals