NAC Weekly eNews
Sep. 25, 2013

Regal sets opening date for Winrock IMAX theater
Albuquerque Business First
Construction is in its final stages at New Mexico's first commercial IMAX theater at Winrock Town Center in Albuquerque. The Regal Cinemas 16-screen, 3,000-seat complex is set to open Nov. 8.More

Mark your calendar for the 2014 Al Lapidus Golf Tournament
The 30th Annual Al Lapidus Golf Tournament at the Anthem Golf Club in suburban Las Vegas is scheduled prior to the start of CinemaCon on Monday, March 24, 2014. The event will benefit the Variety Boys and Girls Club of East Los Angeles which over the last 30 years has provided over $600,000 for college scholarships to those who would have probably not had the opportunity to attend a university without the generosity of attendees and sponsors of this annual event. Additional dollars will also benefit the NAC Educational Fund and the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation. Sponsorship and registration information will be forthcoming on the NAC website. More

AMC Entertainment giving back with more than $3 million in cash grants and in-kind donations to organizations throughout the United States
AMC Theatres
AMC Entertainment Inc. is proud to announce the recipients of the company's first AMC Cares Charitable Fund Annual Grant Awards, through which AMC is issuing cash grants and in-kind donations of more than $3 million to 24 charitable organizations nationwide. Organizations received the awards on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at The National Golf Course in Kansas City, Mo., during a ceremony preceding the AMC Invitational Golf Tournament, the company's annual fundraiser on Sept. 18.More

Hungry behind the wheel? Candy bars, McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts top best foods for driving list
New York Daily News
A new poll reveals the top foods to eat behind the wheel, with candy bars and French fries nearly tying for the best food while driving. Worst foods for driving included soup, ribs, and spaghetti, while the top chains on the road include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Wendy's. More

First TV ads air in fight over GMO labeling
The Associated Press via KPLU
The first television ads have aired in the battle over a statewide initiative in Washington that would mandate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. More

Hershey works on portion control, big-time
The Wall Street Journal
Hershey's Q2 profit rose 18 percent year-over-year, with sales expectations adjusted upward to a solid 7 percent growth. But Hershey's success still has analysts wondering what will drive its future.More

McDonald's luring Starbucks crowd with pumpkin lattes
McDonald's Corp. is adding pumpkin-spice lattes to lure the Starbucks crowd and boost traffic. The McCafe pumpkin latte will come in three sizes and be available with whole or non-fat milk, the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company said. More

Chocolate makers now thinking outside the box
Fox News
Sept. 13 was International Chocolate Day, so it's a great time to reflect on chocolate trends. While the confections are typically associated with the sweeter side of things, chocolatiers have been forever experimenting with the sweet and savory combo.More

Helping employees manage workplace stress
By Joy Burgess
Workplace stress costs nearly $300 billion annually, due to rehabilitation, absenteeism from work and health care. Although some workplace stress is normal, when employees face excessive stress in the workplace, their physical, emotional and mental health may be negatively impacted. As managing stress becomes a more serious problem in the workforce, many employers now offer assistance to help employees reduce stress and improve overall workplace health.More