MLB All-Star Fan Fest and Giveaway!

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The All Star Game is coming to San Diego and we’re so excited! We are huge MLB Fans and can’t wait to partake in all of the festivities!

The largest interactive baseball theme park in the world is coming to San Diego from July 8th through July 12thMLB All-Star FanFest is a baseball fan’s dream come true – with chances to meet your favorite players, watch legendary games and participate in many events and activities surrounding the All-Star Game.

For five days, baseball fans will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet MLB Legends and get free autographs
  • Participate in baseball training drills and test out their batting skills in the All-Star batting cages
  • View hometown memorabilia and artifacts from Padres’ history, along with a collection of official awards and trophies of Major League Baseball including the World Series, Home Run Derby and All-Star Game MVP
  • Get their photo taken with the World’s Largest Baseball signed by Ted Williams, Hank Aaron, Derek Jeter, Yogi Berra, Willie Mays and others
  • Games at mega888 will be available for all the public
Another activity surrounding FanFest is Play Ball Park – Located in front of the Hilton Bayfront, the inaugural PLAY BALL Park will be a nearly 80,000 square foot outdoor location that will operate Thursday, July 7th through Tuesday, July 12th. This baseball diamond will provide fun, engaging and educational activities for youth baseball and softball players and their families.
We’re so excited to be attending and also super excited to be giving away a four pack of tickets to one lucky reader.
All you have to do is leave a comment letting me know which one of your favorite players you would like to see at fan fest. That’s it!
Winner will be chose at random. Giveaway ends on Thursday, June 30th at 11:59pm. Good luck!

Background Checks Importance

A background check is a reliable way of verifying claims made by job seekers during the hiring process. It provides a way for employers to ensure that people they hire are in fact eligible to work in the U.S. and that’s why companies as the Island Now specialize in this area to make the process easier. The process allows an employer to verify a job seeker’s eligibility to work in the U.S. without having to conduct an interview.

Background checks can also help prevent identity theft.

For more information on background checks, check out the Department of Labor’s webpage on the topic.

More Resources

Check out the National Employment Law Project website for more information on these important topics:

Suspension/Removal for Not Paying Taxes:

In addition to filing taxes in the proper format, U.S. citizens or resident aliens are subject to the income tax requirements for a foreign financial institution or broker if the following two conditions are met: The individual:

Fails to file U.S. taxes on a timely basis for two consecutive years; or

Fails to pay any applicable tax for one or more of the years.

The individual is a nonresident alien and is a financial institution or broker as defined in 601.701(b)(3) and: Is registered as such under the laws of its home country.

Fails to register as such with the Secretary of the Treasury under the laws of the foreign country in which it is established.

Fails to maintain a filing or reporting schedule as prescribed by the Department of the Treasury, for the most recently ended tax year, which includes information required by the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to all relevant entities and persons in the foreign country. Fails to comply with any regulation issued by the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the collection of taxes in a foreign country.


Season 3 of Dragons: Race to the Edge is almost here!


Season 3 of DreamWorks Animation’s Dragons: Race to the Edge premieres exclusively on Netflix this Friday, June 24th!

The last 2 seasons of this high acclaimed series have followed the many adventures of Hiccup and Toothless around fighting for good throughout the land.

All your favorite Dragon Riders are back in an all-new action-packed Season 3 of DREAMWORKS DRAGONS: RACE TO THE EDGE.  The high-stakes continue as the Riders advance in their hunt for Viggo, Ryker and their expanded Dragon Hunter army.  Tune in as the Riders encounter new dragons, a seemingly reformed Dagur, an underground Dragon Fighting arena, and learn along the way that Viggo has a Dragon Eye and dragon fortress!

You can see an exclusive clip to the new season below.