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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,...

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...

Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Road Builder/Contractor in Missouri to Call about Rewards If Their Employer Is Falsely Claiming to Be A Minority Owned Business

2017-07-27

If you work for a company that is falsely claiming to be a minority/woman owned business in Missouri to get an unfair competitive advantage on federal jobs or federal contract bidding-please call us” — Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 27, 2017 — The Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “We are urging a manager or employee of a company in Missouri providing any type of service to the federal government to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if their employer is falsely claiming to be a woman or minority owned business. As we would like to discuss anytime the rewards for this type of information can be very substantial.” http://Missouri.CorporateWhistleblower.Com The Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center believes that...

Best College Values Publishes Ranking of 50 Best Value Doctorates of Nursing Practice 2017

2017-07-24

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 24, 2017 — Best College Values has just published the next in its series of “Best Value” rankings, the 50 Best Value Doctorates of Nursing Practice 2017 (http://www.bestcollegevalues.com/rankings/best-value-dnp/). All rankings in this series highlight degree programs offered through colleges and universities that provide both a reputably high quality education and affordable tuition rates, with a high return on investment. This particular ranking only assessed schools that are regionally accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies for colleges and schools, and includes traditional, hybrid (online and on-campus), and fully online programs of study. It was built from a pool of over 200 highly reputable colleges and universities which have been narrowed down to the top 50 of these programs. Placing first...

4 Eco Services Announces Four Eco-Friendly Home Services to Kansas City Area Homeowners
4 Eco Services Announces Four Eco-Friendly Home Services to Kansas City Area Homeowners

2017-07-19

By offering four major in-home services that homeowners are most concerned about, 4 Eco Services is your reputable one stop shop that you can rely on and trust Kansas City, MO July 19, 2017 — 4 Eco Services, a leading home services provider in Missouri, is proud to share its earth-friendly air conditioning, heating, plumbing, and water filtration services with the Kansas City area. The company is committed to protecting and preserving the environment with green home systems that are eco-friendly and optimize energy efficiency. Through the four services they provide, homeowners can minimize their carbon footprint while also saving money on their energy bills....

CBS Better Kansas City Demos HorseOPeace Goat Milk Soap
CBS Better Kansas City Demos HorseOPeace Goat Milk Soap

2017-07-18

Elizabeth Sanders of HorseOPeace.com goat milk soap appeared on CBS’ Better Kansas City and KJAG’s Jiggy Jaguar Show and also this week will be guest on ABC’s Good Day Tulsa, NBC’s Oklahoma City newscast, FOX’s Good Day Arkansas and CBS’ Atlanta Focus. Keeping skin healthy and supple, HorseOPeace goat milk soaps are made with 100% raw goat milk, without skin-drying water other brands use.

Daryl Theodore Dodson Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Daryl Theodore Dodson Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-07-17

    KANSAS CITY, MO, July 17, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Daryl Theodore Dodson a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Dodson celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his 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. The bright lights and perfect lines on the stage rely on the efforts of administrators like Mr. Dodson, who devoted over four decades to some of the most moving performances to ever tread the boards. He traveled the world in support of the arts after serving his country as a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr....

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