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Bright MLS’s David Charron Elected President of Council of Multiple Listing Services
01 01 1970
Charron has served on the CMLS executive team for the last year as President-Elect and was officially installed as President at the annual CMLS conference.
David’s vision and expertise are a tremendous asset to our organization. He is committed to asking bold questions, challenging established processes and inspiring others to find innovative ways to better serve brokers, agents and consumers.
Rockville, Md. September 15, 2017
Bright MLS, one of the nation’s largest multiple listing services (MLS), today announced that its Chief Strategy Officer David Charron has been elected President of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) for 2018.
Charron brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology and real estate industries to the role, with a commitment to challenging the status quo and leveraging new technologies. Throughout his career, Charron has been a major proponent of MLS innovation and consolidation. Most recently, he played an integral role in...
Brian Boedeker named 2016 Agent of the Year by United Life Insurance...
01 01 1970
Cedar Rapids, IA May 02, 2017
Brian Boedeker of Community Insurance and Financial Services in Tipton, IA, has been named 2016 Agent of the Year by United Life Insurance Company. This prestigious award is given annually by United Life to an agent who has shown steady and profitable growth for United Life, as well as outstanding sales and service.
Boedeker became an agent for United Life in 2009. Since then, he has served on the Agent Technology Advisory Board, and has been instrumental in the growth of United Life. Boedeker has also been recognized as a monthly top five agent five times in 2016, achieving the top spot three of those months.
â€œItâ€™s an honor to recognize Brian as our Agent of the Year. It has been wonderful to see his United Life business grow and develop over the years,â€� said Vice President and United Life Chief Operating Officer Mike Sheeley. â€œHe went above and beyond in 2016...
Breaking New Ground with Globally-Recognized Education in Manhattan
01 01 1970
"There's nothing like the start of a new academic year for a community of educators – and it's no different for the passionate people at BASIS Independent Manhattan," said Head of School Jesse Rizzo. "In front of new families and teachers, it'll be nice to take a moment to reflect on the success of actualizing this new school, sowing the seeds of our new community, and looking forward to the places we will take our current and future students."
The ribbon cutting is at 9:45 a.m. on campus at 795 Columbus Avenue, prior to a gathering of students, teachers, and families for an annual pre-autumn carnival. Michael and Olga Block, the founders of the BASIS Curriculum and the network of BASIS Curriculum Schools, will take part in the celebration.
"We are quite proud to open another school in New York," said BASIS Independent CEO Dr. Ian Block. "Our...
Brand New ZebraNET Mobile App Helps Distributors on Their Journey
01 01 1970
White Plains, NY -- 09/12/2017 -- What if, instead of a one-size-fits-all product, household fragrances could be as customized and unique as the noses that smelled them? This is the idea behind Pink Zebra, a direct selling company that allows Consultants and customers alike to craft their own recipes and create their own scents from the ground up. They use unique fragrance beads, called "Sprinkles," that can be combined in countless ways to form customized scents.In spite of its innovative ambitions, Pink Zebra had humble beginnings. Founded by entrepreneur couple Tom and Kelly Gaines, the company started out with only a few hundred consultants in its first year. Though they were already very successful in the fragrance industry, having sold products to many national brands, they wanted a business with a more personal touch.After moving their focus entirely to Pink Zebra, the company exploded. Nowadays, Pink Zebra has 40,000 Consultants throughout the United States and its Territories...
Brain Sentinel’s SPEAC® System Demonstrates Equivalence in Sensitivity to Detect Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures to Video EEG
01 01 1970
The SPEAC System Helps Patients and Their Seizures Be Heard
This rapid detection is valuable, given that timely treatment of seizure events can be lifesaving
San Antonio, Texas October 09, 2017
In a new study published on October 5, 2017, in the medical journal, Epilepsia, Brain Sentinel’s SPEAC® System which uses the surface electromyography (sEMG) biomarker demonstrated equivalence with the gold standard, video EEG, in detecting generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) using surface electromyography (sEMG). The prospective multicenter phase III trial was conducted at eleven level-IV National Association of Epilepsy Center sites in the US. The SPEAC® System is the first and only FDA-cleared, non-EEG, physiological signal-based system for seizure monitoring.
“Validation of sEMG as a useful biomarker in the monitoring of our seizure patients gives us a new tool to help patients get their seizures under control,” said Jonathan Halford, M.D., lead author...
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Inducts Seven Leading Entertainers, Athletes and Professionals into 27th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame
01 01 1970
DALLAS, May 10, 2017 -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America will induct seven new Club alumni into their Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight in Dallas, Texas. For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country have provided kids and teens of all backgrounds, the opportunity to achieve great futures. To celebrate the accomplishments of former Boys & Girls Club members, the organization annually recognizes distinguished alumni, including these seven inductees who have excelled to the top of their respective fields.
The ceremony will be hosted by Emmy-award winning actor and Club alum Courtney B. Vance, and will honor alumni who have gone on from their Boys & Girls Club to make major contributions in their professions, from sports to entertainment to medicine and more. Each of these leaders has followed a unique path, yet they all share a similar beginning – with the life-changing programs, caring staff and the fun, safe environment of a Boys & Girls...
Bottle Rocket and Make-A-Wish® partner to help fulfill a child's unique wish to design and develop his own video game
01 01 1970
"We are extremely grateful for the team at Bottle Rocket," said Scotty Landry, President & CEO of Make-A-Wish North Texas. "They worked with Hunter to bring his game concept to life, never losing sight of how important his wish experience was and how much it could impact his health and happiness. This was not just another day at the office!"
Hunter and his family were invited to join the Bottle Rocket team in Dallas for an immersive week of whiteboard sketching, feature ideation, and game development that resulted in Hunter's vision being brought to life on the digital screen. The week began with a brief new employee orientation, complete with a one-week employment "contract" signing, and ended with a bang via a company-wide launch party to show off the work.
"It was his dream come true and everyone at Bottle Rocket really made him feel special," said...
Boston BioLife Offers Extensive Regenerative Medicine Program
01 01 1970
CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 24, 2017 -- Boston BioLife is offering their standard course, that features a curriculum where world-renowned faculty present on the foundation and science behind regenerative medicine, combined with a plethora of applications, research, studies and outcomes. In addition, Boston BioLife offers an advanced training. Both standard and advanced "tracks" will be offered, November 18th and 19th. Both of the educational tracks allow participants to experience a comprehensive and intensive learning opportunity focusing on regenerative medicine techniques and their clinical applications in pain management and musculoskeletal medicine based on their experience level. The advanced course option is structured for small group intensive training for healthcare professionals that have some background/experience with regenerative medicine. The advanced course is ideal for the attendee that would like to expand their knowledge base, gain...
Borrowed & Blue Adds Jon Gray, Former Chief Revenue Officer at...
01 01 1970
Boulder, Colorado March 29, 2017
Borrowed & Blue, the wedding vendor marketplace, is announcing today that it has added Jon Gray to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Gray was hired by HomeAway, the world’s leading marketplace for vacation rentals, as its first employee in 2004; since then, he has held numerous leadership roles at the firm across marketing, sales, operations, M&A, and general management. For the last two years Mr. Gray has held the position of Chief Revenue Officer, before departing the firm last month to pursue new opportunities. Founded in 2004, HomeAway raised a record $405 million in venture capital before going public in 2011. HomeAway was acquired by Expedia in 2015 for $3.9 billion.
Mr. Gray previously served on the Board of Directors at CanadaStays, and currently serves on numerous advisory boards. He also teaches MBA Entrepreneurship classes at the Acton Business School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas...
Borenstein Group, Top DC Branding Agency, Donates 10,000 Meals to Houston for Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey
01 01 1970
Borenstein Group, Top Washington DC Branding Agency, Donates 10,000 Meals to Houston Food Banks in Support of Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey
With this utter devastation in Houston area, having sufficient supply of nutritious food for impoverished children is a small but meaningful step toward combating food insecurity.”— Mr. Gal Borenstein, Borenstein Group CEOWASHIGNTON , DC, UNITED STATES, September 6, 2017 -- 2017 –Borenstein Group, digital branding agency, today announced it has donated 10,000 nutritious meals to children in Houston through The Outreach Program, a national charity that helps combat food insecurity by facilitating delivery of pre-packaged resilient food to communities in need in the U.S and abroad. The meals are expected to arrive during the week of September 10th, 2017 to a local Food Bank."At this time of utter devastation in Texas, having sufficient supply of nutritious food for impoverished children who have lost...
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