The Gooden Center Awarded License for Mental Health Treatment

January 12, 2017

The Gooden Center, a leading rehabilitation facility in Pasadena, was recently awarded their state license for mental health treatment in California. The treatment center has worked for decades in the field of addiction recovery and now offers residential treatment, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for a number of mental health issues including bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, dissociative disorders, self-harm, depression and anxiety. The Gooden Center has a highly qualified team of professionals providing exceptional care for patients in need of therapy and counseling. They treat each patient individually, providing them with important life skills, knowledge and the tools they require to recover effectively from mental health issues. In addition to individual, family and group therapy, patients are also provided with helpful training sessions to promote mood stabilization and self-care. They can learn to handle situations more effectively...

Trump Urged to Meet with Surgeons General

January 12, 2017

In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, the has called on him to meet jointly with all of the nation’s surgeons general.   The Alliance, co-chaired by Dr. Joycelyn Elders, is a nonprofit volunteer organization that works to help further the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities across communities of color and other vulnerable populations.  Dr. Joycelyn Elders is the 15th Surgeon General of the United States. Surgeons general serve as the “Nation’s Doctor” and have considerable knowledge and expertise concerning the American people’s health.   A joint meeting of this magnitude, with all the surgeons general, would be bipartisan.  This unique exchange of information and insight would be beneficial to Affordable Care Act repeal and replace discussions that are underway at the national, state, and local levels as well as those at kitchen tables across the country. Surgeons general provide,...

FOCUS ON TURKEY’S ECONOMY AND INVESTMENT 2017

January 17, 2017

“Focusing on 2016 in Turkey” is the theme for a seminar being organized by the Central Asian Productivity Research Center (CAPRC) at 10:30 A.M., on  Friday, February 10, 2017, at the  Conference center of the  Turkish Consul General  of Chicago, 455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago.   Alexander Krzyston posting The Consul General of Turkey Umut Acar will speak about “Turkey in 2016: A Year To Remember”, followed by Ms. Esra Dogan Tulgan, coordinator-advisor for  Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT), the agency that promotes Turkey’s investment climate and assists investors, will speak about the Turkish  economy and investment environment. Consul General  Acar joined the ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1998; and served in Bulgaria and Germany, then with Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs as first secretary; counselor at Council of Europe; head of the...

Brown Floral Continues to Bloom with Acquisition of Additional Location

January 12, 2017

The owners of Brown Floral announced today the acquisition of “The Flower Box” floral shop, a local business established in 1978 and located in the Canyon Rim/Millcreek area of Salt Lake City, Utah, at 3223 East 3300 South. Brown Floral assumed operations in October and immediately conducted extensive renovations and remodeling.  Installation of the widely recognized “Brown Floral” sign was recently completed. In 2015, Brown Floral celebrated their 100th year in business, with a move to their new 10,000 square foot facility.  Located in the heart of Holladay, the new building provides additional space to accommodate Brown Floral’s continued growth. In a joint statement, owners Rob Johnson and Tracie Drage said “Acquisition of The Flower Box is another step in assuring that the legendary Brown Floral business continues serving the greater Salt Lake Valley with superior customer service and unsurpassed floral excellence.” “As...

New Tool CivicInk Makes Contacting Your Elected Officials Easy

January 16, 2017

Chicago based activists and siblings, Ali Barthwell and David Barthwell, launched CivicInk (https://civic.ink), a web-based subscription service, on January 6, 2016 to help fellow citizens and voters increase political engagement.  For an eight dollar monthly fee, CivicInk sends one physical, personalized letter a month to each user’s elected Senators and House Representatives. CivicInk letters are customized to each subscriber in their name, and advocate for the political and social causes that users select. For example, if a user in Illinois is passionate about reproductive rights, a customized letter might be sent to Senator Mark Kirk advocating against defunding Planned Parenthood.   The service is accepting sign-ups now and will begin sending letters to elected officials after the inauguration on January 20, 2016. The letters are coordinated into campaigns and scheduled to achieve maximum political impact.  “I wanted...

Supercuts Livermore Arroyo Park Grand ReOpening

January 12, 2017

Supercuts, located at 4489 First Street, Livermore CA 94551 is now reopened after a Lexus SUV was driven into the salon in August of 2016. The Grand Reopening will be held on January 23rd at 1 PM PST with attendance from Livermore Mayor John Marchand, Police Chief Michael D. Harris and Fire Chief Ruben Torres.   To thank residents, Livermore Police, and Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department, Supercuts of Livermore will donate 100% of the proceeds from the day to the Police and Fire Departments charity of choice in support of their efforts as first responders to the accident scene. The Livermore Supercuts is locally owned and operated by franchisees Leeza Popal. Guests will be happy to know that the talented team of local stylists, with more than 60 years of combined experience, are here to continue to serve the community.  Supercuts stylists are passionate about delivering an exceptional guest experience and ongoing training allows them to stay current...

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, Leading Bariatric Surgeon, Chooses Mexico Bariatric Center For Her Own Weight-Loss Surgery

January 13, 2017

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela (Dr. V for short), chief, bariatric surgeon of Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC), has undergone her bariatric surgery with colleagues at MBC. Medical professionals are not immune to obesity and obesity-related problems. Today, many physicians, nurses, dietitians, and even bariatric surgeons are susceptible to being overweight. It’s surprising to see those on the front lines of the obesity be afflicted by the same problem. The disease is so pervasive because it’s caused by a multitude of issues, most of which the medical community is still not in agreement with, which has caused poor conflicting advice. Dr. Valenzuela felt that gastric sleeve surgery, otherwise called sleeve gastrectomy, would be her treatment of choice. Laparoscopic gastric sleeve resection is by far the , providing high, expected weight-loss with low risks. Surgical risks of surgery are then further reduced by choosing a dedicated center for bariatrics and by selecting...

Sessions College Announces Annual Graduate Awards

January 13, 2017

Online students can do remarkable work. That's the message Sessions College for Professional Design  is sending with the launch of its annual Outstanding Graduate Awards program. In December, Sessions College announced that six of the school's online 2016 graduates would receive awards for outstanding student achievement. The students honored all completed fully online two-year degree programs, studying across the U.S. and abroad at locations as diverse as Victor, Montana, Washington, DC, Ontario, Canada, and Palmerston, New Zealand. Award recipients were carefully selected by staff and faculty for academic excellence, strength of creative work, and overall contributions to the school. Awardees received a commemorative plaque and a commendation for future employers. The award recipients are: , Ontario, Canada; , San Leandro, California; , Palmerston, New Zealand; , Victor, Montana; , Pueblo, Colorado; , Washington, D.C. The...

Inspirational Party Plan Company "Trades of Hope" Announces New Mobile App to support Compassionate Entrepreneurs

January 12, 2017

Poverty is a bitter reality for many women around the world, and often not because they lack ambition, but simply because they have been born into a situation with few options. Trades of Hope was created to burst open the doors of opportunity for the women who need it, and to allow them to make the most of their natural skills and talents—and best of all, to give them hope! Trades of Hope first began selling their products using the tried-and-true home party model, which saw wild success thanks to the drive of their team of distributors, known as Compassionate Entrepreneurs. However, every enterprise that goes through growth must also go through change, and they realized quickly that they needed a solution for organizing social media and communications, as well as handling distributor training and monitoring engagement in the simplest way possible. Enter Krato and the Journey mobile application. This easy-to-use mobile platform harnesses well-researched knowledge...

Remodista Announces 2017 Honorees for Women2Watch Program in Retail Disruption

January 12, 2017

Remodista, Inc, a social think tank that works with industry to monitor and explains disruptive practices in global retail and fintech, has announced its 80 nominees for the Women2Watch in Retail Disruption program, an influential list of U.S. and Australian retail executives who are solving retail technology problems. This is the second annual Women2Watch list, and the first year the list expanded beyond the U.S., to include Australian leaders as well. The 2017 list is located at .  Of the women on the inaugural list, 30 nominees changed title or moved to a new company in the first three quarters of 2016. Honorees are known for experimenting in online and brick-and-mortar retail, solving problems in operations, CRM, marketing, commerce, IoT, supply chain, logistics, and globalization. Notable leaders honored in the 2017 list include: CEOs, CMOs CTOs and VP’s of eCommerce from companies that include New York & Company, Walt Disney Company, Christian...

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