NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Premieres Comedy Feature at August 2017 Film Festival

2017-08-11

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles’ monthly film festival is back on August 26th, 2017 with a line-up of 12 international short films and feature comedy “How to Get Girls” starring Chris Elliott, Kate Flannery, David Koechner and Chris Kattan. Los Angeles, California, August 11, 2017 – On Saturday, August 26th, 2017, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) continues its ever expanding celebration of emerging storytellers with a fresh edition of its Downtown Los Angeles based monthly film festival. The festival kicks off with two installments of short films. Throughout these two programs, attendees will have an opportunity to experience 12 international short films from the USA, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Ireland, with the second program highlighting female filmmakers in partnership with The Alliance of Women Directors (AWD). In the third and final program of the evening, NFMLA presents another installment of InFocus: Youth...

Digital Health Startup FareWell Announces Key Hires as it Launches its Enterprise Offering Aimed at Reversing Chronic Disease in the Workplace
Digital Health Startup FareWell Announces Key Hires as it Launches its Enterprise Offering Aimed at Reversing Chronic Disease in the Workplace

2017-08-08

We’ve known what it takes to prevent roughly 80% of all premature death, and the chronic diseases that precede it, for well over 20 years. The focus now must be on how – and FareWell is about how.” San Francisco, California August 08, 2017 — FareWell, a startup developing digital therapeutics to treat and reverse diabetes and heart disease, today announced two key additions to its executive team. Penny Moore and Sachin Kelkar join an esteemed team of leaders and advisors in a San Francisco-based startup focused on reversing chronic disease in the workplace to improve the health of American workers and competitiveness of their employers. Penny Moore joins...

Jean Kalin Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Jean Kalin Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-08-04

    PLATTE CITY, MO, August 04, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Jean Kalin a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Kalin celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Ms. Kalin is the owner and art teacher at Portraits of Life in Kansas City, Missouri where she teaches painting to students of all ages from professionals to beginners, many of whom have never held a brush. Drawing from her experiences as a professional artist of 65 years, she produces paintings in oils, alkyds,...

Labor Force Participation Rate Edges Up
Labor Force Participation Rate Edges Up

2017-08-04

Oklahoma City, OK August 04, 2017 — For the second month in a row, the percentage of workers who have given up looking for work declined, as the labor force participation rate increased narrowly, from 62.8 percent in June to 62.9 percent in July. The rate hit a modern-day low of 62.4 percent in September 2015. “The increase is small, but for two months in row the direction has been good,” said Bob Funk, CEO of Express Employment Professionals former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. “In a low unemployment era, it’s good for workers and the economy if people on the sidelines re-enter the labor force.” The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that the unemployment rate dropped from 4.4 percent in June to 4.3 percent in July, with 209,000 new jobs created last month. If you would like to arrange for an interview with Bob Funk to discuss...

Coldplay's 'A Head Full of Dreams' Tour Returns With Xylobands LED Wristbands
Coldplay's 'A Head Full of Dreams' Tour Returns With Xylobands LED Wristbands

2017-08-01

Xylobands are lighting up Coldplay’s fans with the world’s brightest, and only, 360 degree LED wristbands. Xylobands are creating LED light show experiences that connect everyone with the band, the music, and each other. LED wristbands, and LED lanyards, from Xylobands USA, are also creating experiences across the U.S. at public and private events of all kinds. Press Release – updated: Aug 1, 2017 04:00 PDT NEW YORK, N.Y., August 1, 2017 – Tonight’s Coldplay concert at the Metlife Stadium in New York kicks off Coldplay’s 2017 North American tour, showcasing the light-up excitement of Xylobands in action. The LED wristbands are once again lighting up everyone at the ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ concerts, and the fans are excited. The high-technology LED wristbands...

Estée Lauder nombra a Misty Copeland como portavoz global de la fragancia Modern Muse
Estée Lauder nombra a Misty Copeland como portavoz global de la fragancia Modern Muse

2017-07-31

“Cuando Estée Lauder lanzó la fragancia Modern Muse en 2013, abrazamos la idea de las mujeres como musas, viviendo la vida en sus propios términos, alcanzando grandes logros e inspirando a todos a su alrededor”, manifestó Stephane de La Faverie, presidente global de la marca Estée Lauder. “Misty ha desafiado al status quo para concretar sus sueños, a la vez que ha inspirado a muchas mujeres en el camino. A través de su exclusiva historia, Misty dará vida al concepto de la fragancia”. “Misty es la representación perfecta de la musa moderna de hoy”, afirmó Aerin Lauder, directora de Estilo e Imagen de Estée Lauder. “Es la personificación de la fortaleza, el poder, la dedicación y la pasión femenina y eso se ve en lo que hace a diario, sea que se encuentre actuando o inspirando a la próxima generación de bailarinas. Considero que constituye un maravilloso e inspirador modelo y estoy feliz de darle la bienvenida a la marca Estée Lauder”....

Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017
Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017

2017-07-30

Sophia graduated from high school a year early this past spring to start her undergraduate studies next fall at the University of Kansas.  With an interest for justice, the Kansas City native plans to attend law school and pursue a degree in Political Science and Ethics. Sophia created Community and Scholars Cooperatively (CASC), an organization focused on making community service opportunities fun and easy for teenagers. Growing up with a family member who has Down syndrome, Sophia dedicated her time to Best Buddies, The Down Syndrome Guild, and Vocational Services, Inc., among other organizations. Sophia’s advocacy for those who are disabled led her to work alongside Missouri state legislators to create policies that provide them with the best quality care. In recognition of her efforts, Sophia was awarded the Gold Award, the highest achievement within Girl Scouts of the USA.  Heidi Powell and Erin Lim hosted the competition with a special performance by Jorge Blanco. Judges...

BNIM Celebrates Opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center to Train More Doctors for Missouri
BNIM Celebrates Opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center to Train More Doctors for Missouri

2017-07-28

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 28, 2017 — BNIM announced the opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center (PCCLC), a $42.5 million, six-story, 98,888 square-foot education building at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine in Columbia, Mo. The facility serves the school’s mission to educate students to provide patient-centered care and includes an anatomy lab, an active learning classroom, clinical simulation rooms, problem-based learning classrooms, and student seminar rooms, as well as support spaces, including offices and student lounge areas. The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center at the University of Missouri School of Medicine by BNIM The PCCLC, which is focused on addressing a critical shortage of physicians in the state and nation, is a partnership between...

Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Announce Partnership
Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Announce Partnership

2017-07-28

Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars signed a partnership agreement making the company the official licensed manufacturer of outdoor and marquee signage for the organization. Sarasota, FL, July 28, 2017– Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars signed a partnership agreement making the company the official licensed manufacturer of outdoor and marquee signage for the organization. The partnership will assist VFW headquarters, located in Kansas City, MO, with creating vibrant and consistent signage at its approximately 6,500 Posts nationwide. Stewart Signs also offers Posts advanced options such as LED Illumination, cell connectivity, and cloud-based sign software for its line of LED signs. “We’re excited and humbled that the Veterans of Foreign Wars has selected us as their provider of signage,” said David...