Brewery and Events Center Coming to Liberty Hill/Bertram Area

Lazy Tree Ranch to host Hops and Grapes Brewpub with beer, food and wine.

Liberty Hill, TX, USA -- Hill Country has a new brewery and events center opening in the near future. Lazy Tree Ranch (, located off CR 264/206 near the Best of the West Gun Range will be opening this summer for weekends and events. The 10.6 acre property has more than 100,000 square feet of beautiful lawn with hundred year old live oak trees. Hops and Grapes Brewpub will be offering its own brews as well as many craft beers and moderately priced wines for consumption on or off site.

The plan is to install a bark park, play area and disc golf course so families and even their pet can come out to the country for a day and enjoy great BBQ, beer and wine. There is an existing pavilion and plenty of seating under the canopy of trees.

"We're looking into the future and seeing a great place for family events and the occasional country music act performing," noted Carl Braun Managing Partner of Lazy Tree Ranch. "Hops and Grapes when finished will be a real asset to the area with excellent food and spirits." He added.

Austin is the Live Music Capital of the US and Lazy Tree Plans on leveraging that reputation with live events.

The ranch is easily accessible from HWY 29 and only 1.4 miles off the main road along the Burnet County line.

The company just started a Regulation Crowdfunding campaign on and is seeking $500K in funding for the new buildings and equipment. Anyone can participate.

Media Contact:
Carl Braun
Lazy Tree Ranch

Fulham Demonstrates New Universal Voltage LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit at Lightfair International 2017

New Shoebox Retrofit Kit Applies Clever Lighting Design to Deliver Programmable, Energy Efficient Replacement for Commercial, and Exterior Luminaires.

Hawthorne, CA, USA -- At Lightfair International 2017 being held in Philadelphia next week, Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, will unveil its new Universal Voltage LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit. Designed to replace conventional shoebox lighting and 400W HID luminaires, the new LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit uses clever LED programmability for greater energy-efficiency and performance. The Kit comes in a single configuration for outdoor applications using street lamps, parking lights, and area lighting luminaires.

The LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit supports 120V to 227V with low total harmonic distortion (THD) and features an integrated thermal management system for optimal performance, reliability, and longevity. The Kit is designed to maintain the aesthetics of the original shoebox luminaire and can be used in dry or damp locations. It also is UL Classified for Field Installation and can be fitted in from five to 10 minutes. The outdoor/high-output version of the Shoebox Retrofit Kit also complies with DLC 4.0, the new DesignLight Consortium standard.

Part of Fulham's growing line of clever LED lighting products, the LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit has a programmable driver that can be configured for 165W to 53W for greater versatility and low power consumption, with seven programmable wattage settings for multiple lumen outputs (preset by request). Smooth dimming can be programmed from 100 percent to 10 percent or 0 percent. The unit also is compatible with daylight harvesting controls, occupancy sensors, and building automation systems.

"We designed the new LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit for versatility as well as performance. Our clever lighting initiative gives OEMs and installers programmable flexibility to configure and control our LED lighting to suit multiple applications," said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing for Fulham. "Our new LED Shoebox Retrofit Kits can be used with different voltages and programmed for different power consumption, wattage settings, and lumen outputs. With clever programmability, customers can store fewer parts and be assured of compatibility and easy installation."

The LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit can be installed either into a screw-in luminaire with an E39 or E26 base, or using a direct mount bracket. A protective lens enclosure is included and rated as a high voltage barrier that meets the 5VA flame rating. The surface-mount LEDs on the DC module also feature NTC thermal feedback, and the thermal heatsink fin design for best lumen and life performance.

Fulham will be displaying the LED Shoebox Retrofit Kit and other products at Lightfair in Booth 3101. Fulham's line of LED lighting units is available from Fulham locations worldwide. For more information, visit

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252

7th Annual "Animals" Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 7th Annual "Animals" Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2017.

Jupiter, FL, USA -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 7th Annual "Animals" Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2017. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery's June 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. The Animals theme will be the artist's interpretation and depiction of living organisms, mammals, birds, insects and any animals that may also live in water. We will accept art on this subject that is either representational or abstract. The deadline to apply to this art competition is May 27, 2017.

Winners of the "Animals" Online Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of artist exposure (only artists who are with an gallery can have their art shown), email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing. Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists' accomplishments. Links back to each artist's website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and "Leveraging Your Success" marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.

Interested artists should provide their best "Animals" art now or before the deadline. For further information interested artists may apply online here:

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly themed art competitions and monthly themed art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time's intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here:

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458