Four Dallas Businesses Named GDBEA Honorees

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One Will Receive Inaugural Cary M. Maguire “Spirit of Ethics” Award
Four Dallas-based companies will be honored by the North Texas business community at the 16th Annual Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award (GDBEA) program Tuesday, May 17, at 11:30 a.m., at the Westin Galleria Hotel. The program is presented by Akin Gump, Better Business Bureau® serving Dallas and Northeast Texas and D CEO Magazine. The event is open to the public and tickets/tables are available at gdbea.org.
Of 30 companies nominated this year, the 2016 honorees are: Imprimis Group, Lone Star Analysis, Staffelbach, and UR Holdings.
GDBEA will also present the inaugural winner of the Cary M. Maguire “Spirit of Ethics” Award, which recognizes a company that demonstrates and champions above-and-beyond ethical practices. This new level of recognition is named for Dallas businessman, philanthropist and longtime GDBEA supporter Cary Maguire.
The keynote speaker for the program is Richard Bowen, identified by 60 Minutes and The Wall Street Journal as the Citigroup whistleblower who repeatedly warned Citi executive management about risky business practices and potential losses related to mortgage lending prior to 2008.
The Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award recognizes local companies that have made a commitment to ethical business practices and demonstrate that commitment in their everyday operations, management philosophies, and in response to crises or challenges.
A panel of judges, representing academia, business and previous award winners, reviewed submissions containing nominee companies’ ethics policies, programming, communications and review practices. A team of students from the Posey Leadership Institute at Austin College conducted site visits and interviews with the entrants. A Better Business Bureau review and qualifying rating of B+ or above is also a standing requirement for all entrants. Subsequently, the panel convened to determine those whose entries demonstrated a superior standard of ethics in action.
“These companies are great examples of ethics at work,” said Michael Webb, chairman of the award program. “They exemplify businesses operating under ethical principles and doing the right thing for their company and related stakeholders. Their work reinforces the positive, ethical values of our local business community.”
Past winners include:  Atmos Energy, Balfour Beatty Construction, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Brinker International, Castro Roofing of Texas, CDG & Associates, Community Management Associates, Complete Landsculpture, Corgan Associates, The Container Store, Daisy Brand, Dave & Buster’s, DHD Films, EDS, Ellis: Partners in Mystery Shopping, Fluor Corp., Haven Home Health Inc., Interstate Batteries, HKS, Hospice Plus, Kahn Mechanical, Karlee, Kimberly Clark, Loveable Smiles, MRP Facility Services, Purdy-McGuire, ReGeneration Partners, Sleep Experts, The Richards Group, The Staubach Company, TD Industries, TELOS Fitness Center, Texas Institute for Surgery, Trammell Crow Company, TXU, Weir’s Furniture Village, Wishbone Graphics.
The Dallas program has produced an unprecedented nine winners of the national American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) program, and, in fact, has more national ethics award honorees than any other affiliated program in the United States. The Dallas-area companies that are also ABEA winners include Community Management Associates, Corgan Associates, Daisy Brand, EDS, Kimberly-Clark, The Richards Group, TDIndustries, Texas Instruments and Trammell Crow Company.
Since 2000 the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award has partnered with business associations and academic centers. These partners include Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU, Financial Planning Association of Dallas/Fort Worth, the North Texas Ethics Association and Success North Dallas. This partnership continues to honor Dallas-based companies for their commitment to daily ethical business practices.
For more information, please visit www.GDBEA.org.

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Heroes For Children Raises $191,005 At 10th Heroes And Handbags Event

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Heroes for Children, a unique nonprofit organization that provides financial and social assistance to families with a child battling cancer, hosted the 10th annual Heroes and Handbags designer handbag auction and brunch on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston. More than 380 guests were in attendance and raised more than $190,000 for Heroes for Children.

To mark the 10th anniversary of Heroes and Handbags in Houston, event chair Chay Taylor planned an exquisite affair that included a seated brunch and more than 170 designer handbags available for auction from designers like Chanel, Goyard, Elaine Turner, Presmer, Jimmy Choo and many more. All eyes were on the Hermes Birkin Bag, said to be the most sought after and hardest to find handbag. Valued at over $10,000, Birkin bags are known to hold or increase their value over time. This particular bag also made an investment in helping Texas families with children who are battling cancer.

The next event hosted by Heroes for Children is the annual Hold’em for Heroes poker tournament. Guests are invited to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, dinner and cocktails during 3 hours of Texas Hold’Em on October 27, 2016, at the Houston Country Club. To sign up, purchase tickets or for more information about this event, please visit www.heroesforchildren.org.

About Heroes for Children

Heroes for Children is a unique nonprofit organization that provides social and financial assistance to families with a child battling cancer. Since 2005, Heroes for Children has helped alleviate families’ worries, giving them comfort and a brief respite from the everyday challenges of fighting cancer and care giving. Since its inception, more than $5 million has been given to 4,200 families in need. To learn more about Heroes for Children, please visit http://www.heroesforchildren.org.

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Zyno Medical To Show Integrated Infusion Solution At ONS 41st Annual Conference

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Zyno Medical, LLC, a global medical device manufacturer, focused on IV infusion pumps, patient safety and providing clinical workflow improvements will feature the Integrated Infusion System, ZynoFlo, at this year’s ONS 41st Annual Conference, April 28 – May 1 in San Antonio, TX.

Zyno Medical’s ZynoFlo wireless integrated cloud-based system that is specifically designed to provide nursing workflow efficiency, patient safety, and revenue-related benefits. The integrated system relies on the established reliability and durability of the Z-800WF ZynoFlo enabled infusion pump to complete the clinical workflow and the wireless integrated system. The ZynoFlo system is the latest advancement in oncology infusion technology for community-based oncology practices and hospital oncology infusion centers.

ZynoFlo bridges the gap between drug dispensing systems, infusion therapy processes, and EMR systems by creating a connected flow of in-patient-context information between these systems and processes. As a clinical and administrative tool, ZynoFlo optimizes nursing workflow productivity and patient throughput while enhancing patient safety and enabling nurses to spend more time with patients. In addition, the automatic capture and documentation of billing information provides productivity benefits and unprecedented confidence in revenue capture and billing accuracy. ZynoFlo also provides analytical and reporting tools that enable the visibility, accountability and measurement that can serve as the foundation for clinical and operational continuous process improvement initiatives.

“We are excited to participate in the ONS 41st Annual Conference.” said Dr. Chaoyoung Lee, the president and CEO of Zyno Medical, LLC. “We feel that the ZynoFlo Integrated System can be a significant solution to automate the nursing workflow and help the nurse focus on point-of-care infusion administration.”

Please visit us at Booth #1121 to find out more about Zyno Medical infusion solutions.

About Zyno Medical, LLC
Zyno Medical was founded in 2007. The company received its 510(k) FDA clearance for its first large volume infusion pump product in October 2007. Zyno Medical’s market focus is the alternate care market where there is a need for durable, advanced technology infusion pumps designed specifically for the infusion needs that are unique to this market. Since its inception, the company has assembled a vast wealth of engineering talent, clinical experience, customer and market expertise. Zyno Medical’s headquarters is in Natick, Massachusetts.

The mission of Zyno Medical is to design and manufacture the most advanced infusion systems while applying a commitment to quality, simplicity, durability, connectivity and upgradability in order to deliver extraordinary benefits in patient safety, work flow efficiency and low total cost of ownership. For more information, please visit www.zynomed.com.

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Permanent Easy Remove & Bypass iCloud Lock iPhone 6S,6 & iPad iOS 9/iOS 10 Tools

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The Apple iCloud Activation Lock is a feature that allows users to lock down an iPhone (or iPad). It requires the entry of an Apple ID before the device can be used again. It’s part of the excellent “Find My iPhone” service and is extremely useful for many reasons. But it can also be a real pain if you or someone else obtains an iPhone that has another Apple ID attached to it. That iPhone is then ‘locked’ with an activate request, which can only be unlocked by the previous account that was registered on it. Only once the activation lock is removed, the device can be used with another Apple ID.

How to Remove & Bypass iCloud Lock? Many users are searching for a working way to bypass & remove iCloud Account Activation Lock on iPhone 6S, 6, 6 Plus, 5S, 5C, 5, 4S and iPad Air/Mini 4, 3, 2 iOS 9, 9.2, 9.3.1/iOS 10. The good news is that a new software is now available from iCloud Remover. Since the iPhone is a very popular device, the iCloud Activation Lock is a common problem that most users have. It can happen to anyone due to many different reasons. For example, there are many users who may have this problem (with the activation lock feature) simply because they bought a used iPhone device either online or from a second hand retailer. Normally the seller is required to provide the Apple ID and password along with the device, but unfortunately in many situations this is not the case. If you ever decide to buy a used iPhone don’t forget to ask for the Apple login credentials.

iCloud Remover is a company that allow users to turn off/disable and bypass the iCloud activation lock. This new software works not only on all iPhone models but also on iPads as well.

You should turn OFF all of the services that are shown here, as you may not want to sync other data, and then toggle ON the “Find My iPhone” service. You will then be shown a prompt indicating that this will disable “Find My iPhone” for the primary account, as this feature can only be used with a single iCloud account at a time.

The new software will disable and remove iCloud Lock for anyone who has a device linked to it. Regardless of whether it is due to the fact that you are locked out of your own unit (and are in a place like Saudi Arabia, which has no Apple Store to present invoice),or that you bought a used unit from a seller who did not remove their iCloud login details from it (intentionally or unintentionally).

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Little Earl Lost A Leg, Gained A Second Chance at Life

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Operation Kindness – North Texas’ original and largest no-kill animal shelter – recently partnered with Hurst Animal Services to help save the life of Little Earl, a terrier/pitbull mix with a severe injury to his front right leg. The municipal shelter did not have the equipment on-site to treat Little Earl’s injury, and he soon became at risk of being euthanized to make space. With only moments to spare, Hurst Animal Services reached out to Operation Kindness for medical assistance before it was too late.

“I personally made the trip to Hurst Animal Services to ensure that Little Earl would have a speedy and safe transfer to our on-site medical facility,” says Jim Hanophy, CEO of Operation Kindness.

“He was immediately treated by our team of veterinarians, who performed X-rays and decided it was best to amputate his leg. We helped Little Earl through the recovery process, teaching him to walk again and training him to curb a few of his adolescent behaviors. He was quickly adopted by a wonderful woman who understands how to care for animals with special needs.”

With the help of the on-site medical hospital, Operation Kindness is able to save many more pets like Little Earl. Last year alone, Operation Kindness saved the lives and found forever homes for 4,519 animals, providing care to more than 5,000 animals, many of which would have been euthanized. The on-site medical hospital at Operation Kindness conducted more than 5,163 surgeries; 13,169 exams; 1,587 spays and 1,541 neuters; and provided more than $83,000 worth of medicine.

Of the 4,519 animals that Operation Kindness found forever homes for in 2015, more than 50 percent of those animals came to Operation Kindness from municipal shelters across the Metroplex. Operation Kindness partners with municipal shelters like Dallas Animal Services, Hurst Animal Services and many others to help those shelters with overpopulation. More than 50 percent of Operation Kindness’ shelter space is devoted to municipal shelter transfers; the rest of the space contains surrenders from first responders, good Samaritans and owners.

Operation Kindness will celebrate their 40th anniversary this year with the knowledge that they have saved the lives of more than 85,000 dogs and cats. As the no-kill shelter continues to grow and serve pets like Little Earl, their expenses grow too. Unlike other nonprofits, Operation Kindness does not receive funding from the government, instead relying solely on funds from donations, grants and adoption fees to care for homeless animals. On May 12, from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., Operation Kindness is asking members of the North Texas community to consider making a donation to the no-kill shelter as a part of a Day of Giving. On this day only, a generous donor has agreed to match all gifts up to $5,000 – to ensure they will make double the impact. To participate in Operation Kindness’ Day of Giving, please visit www.operationkindness.org.

About Operation Kindness

Founded in 1976, Operation Kindness is the original and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas. Its mission is to care for homeless cats and dogs in a no-kill environment until each is adopted into responsible homes and to advocate humane values and behavior. In 2016, Operation Kindness will celebrate their 40th anniversary and their achievement of saving more than 80,000 animals since their inception. Annually the shelter assists more than 5,000 dogs and cats, caring for an average of 300 animals daily with another 100-150 animals in foster homes.

Join Operation Kindness in their mission to care for homeless animals by becoming a member of the Happy Tails Society. This group of dedicated friends provides a monthly gift to help pay for the medical care, medicine, food, shelter, nurturing and behavior training the pets need to have a second chance at life. Learn more about Operation Kindness at http://www.OperationKindness.org or on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pages/Operation-Kindness/30251945822).

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Liquipel Offers Only Smartphone Protection With Up To $150 Limited Warranty

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Protection Against Broken Screens

Package Endorsed by X-Games Gold Medalist Nyjah Huston Is Available Exclusively at RadioShack

Liquipel, LLC (http://www.liquipel.com/), an industry leader in device-protection technology, introduces its newest creation in its line of mobile device security today, the SafeGuard Protection Package – available exclusively at RadioShack stores and RadioShack.com for a limited time. The innovative package creates an additional layer of protection, by backing a product with the world’s first and only 12-month limited warranty, which covers the customer’s screen, rather than the screen protector only, for up to $150 with no deductible. The combination of the Liquipel nano-shock impact SKINS screen protectors and impact cases or bumpers are sleek, stylish and affordable. This concept has already caught the attention of someone who knows first hand how important impact protection is: gold-medal street skater Nyjah Huston.

“My gnarliest tricks are when I’m skating big stuff,” said Nyjah Huston, who has won seven consecutive X Games Street Skateboarding gold medals. “But perfecting those tricks means falling down — a lot. With the Liquipel Safeguard Protection Package, at least now I don’t need to worry about my phone every time I bail.”

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With a MSRP of $39.99, the SafeGuard Protection Package provides a simple solution that not only looks great but also delivers on exceptional quality and value. Depending on the package, there may be two SKIN screen protectors, one each for the front and back of the phone, both acting as literal shock absorbers while also maintaining a smooth, glass-like surface. The SKIN is made from a hybrid of protective substances that are highly resilient to impact, which Liquipel combines in such a way that provides for amazing performance. These protective substances, which have important applications, including the military, were created with device owners in mind. Additionally, by using our bubble-release technology we are able to ensure a flat, bubble-free even adhesion. The third part is the Impact Bumper or Case that completely encases the phone’s outer rim, guarding against possible damage if the device falls on its sides or corners.

Liquipel is so confident in its technology that every SafeGuard Protection Package comes with a 12-month limited warranty. And while other screen protection warranties only cover the replacement cost of the failed film, if a SafeGuard-protected screen is damaged, Liquipel will pay for what really matters to the consumer: a brand new screen up to $150 (terms and conditions apply, see http://www.liquipel.com/ftc).

“RadioShack understands the value our customers place on their electronics,” said Bruce Hawver, chief merchandising officer at RadioShack. “The SafeGuard protection offering from Liquipel, sold exclusively at RadioShack, is a great example of the type of innovation our customers expect from us and we’re proud to deliver. We encourage customers to stop by their neighborhood store for an interactive demonstration of the SafeGuard program before making their purchase decision.”

Liquipel’s full line of screen protection products, including its SKINS and ION-Glass with blue light protection, are now available at all RadioShack locations nationwide and online at RadioShack.com. The SafeGuard Protection Package is available for the iPhone 5SE, 6/6S, 6 Plus /6S Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S6/S7. For more information, please visit Liquipel’s website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. To contact Liquipel, email info@liquipel.com.

About Liquipel

Liquipel (http://www.liquipel.com/) brings together patented and proprietary technologies, creating 360° device protection for mobile devices and other electronics. Liquipel Watersafe™ is an award-winning process that uses nanotechnology to protect smart phones and other devices from accidental exposure to liquids. SKINS® by Liquipel is a screen protection technology that prevents broken screens by utilizing a unique Nano-Shock™ technology to provide protection for mobile devices against severe impacts and drops. Since its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012, Liquipel Watersafe™ has won an Edison Award, a FierceWireless Fierce 15 Award, and was named by Popular Science as the Grand Award Winner in the Gadgets Category for the magazine’s “Best of What’s New” issue. It also has been included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “100 Brilliant Companies” list. The Liquipel brand incorporates aggressive pull-through marketing campaigns utilizing key celebrity partners, such as Pharrell Williams, Steve Aoki and Nyjah Huston, to maintain a fresh, exciting brand image.

Liquipel 360° incorporates the patented Liquipel Watersafe™ technology, SKINS® Impact Protection and device insurance to create a preemptive insurance protection offering that is unique to the mobile ecosystem.

For more information, please visit Liquipel’s website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. To contact Liquipel, email info@liquipel.com.

About RadioShack

RadioShack, the neighborhood electronics convenience store, is a leading national retailer of innovative personal and home technology products and services, and power supply needs. RadioShack offers top national and exclusive private brands as well as mobile services through its wireless partner Sprint, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. Founded in 1921, RadioShack is owned today by General Wireless, Inc., which acquired the storied brand in March 2015. The new RadioShack has over 1,700 company-owned stores, including 1,400 Sprint Stores at RadioShack, and nearly 500 independent dealers located nationwide. Instagram: @radioshack | Twitter: @radioshack | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioShack.

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Sam Winkler

Liquipel, LLC

info@liquipel.com

1-85-LIQUIPEL (855-4784)

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TrizCom Public Relations

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All The Tea In Chinatown: Niu Gu Expands Its Extensive 30+ Page Tea Selection

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The unrivaled Asian scene in Las Vegas’ Chinatown boasts over 140 different Asian restaurants. But among them, only one gives you a menu so vast that it requires over 30 pages to detail the incredible selection of high quality imported teas from a variety of provinces in mainland China. That’s Niu Gu for you, a new, spotless Chinese restaurant located in Chinatown that stands apart from the crowded strip. Niu Gu dazzles with dishes that showcase the authentic tastes of China and a tea menu designed to show the West, that Chinese tea comes in more flavors than just the typical pot of stale black tea that is served in almost every Chinese restaurant from here to New York.
In fact, Chinese tea is much more complex than most people would ever guess. Niu Gu aims to give its guests a true taste of traditional Chinese tea culture by serving organically-sourced teas made by tea growing families and tea masters from the various regions of China. The extensive tea list is more than just page after page of tea – it details everything about each tea including the type, province, geographical location, information about the grower and tea maker, farm altitude, plus harvest and production dates. A farm-to-cup concept of this depth is the first of its kind here in the states and seeks to turn more people into tea connoisseurs.
Most people don’t realize the incredible health benefits fresh-from-the-farm tea can bring. In China, drinking the right tea in the right way is everything. Joe Muscaglione, managing partner, together with Niu Gu’s owners renowned Chef Jimmy Li and his wife Jing Li created the tea service at Niu Gu to stand apart from other restaurants and give diners a taste of one of the most important aspects of Chinese culture – tea. Pioneering something that will probably catch on like wildfire, Li and Muscaglione introduced the farm to cup teas and serve them in traditional Gong Fu ceremony at the restaurant. Li’s wife hails from the Shandong province of China, a place that’s big on tea culture, making her the ideal hostess of the restaurant’s tea ceremonies which involve the presentation of tea leaves to the guests and table-side preparation.
Niu Gu’s tea list includes tasting notes, info and photos of Niu Gu’s artisan tea producers and their tea making steps, including harvest and production pics. The list, quickly approaching 50 pages, features over 30 farm to cup teas, but Joe is quick to point out  “It’s not about how many teas we have. It’s about being sure we know the direct source. That is the only way we are assured that every step, from farm to cup, our teas are chemical free and herbicide and pesticide free.”
Most teas on the market today are hit so hard with chemicals that they do the body more harm than good. Unless sourced directly from the farmer, one can never tell. Regulations in many tea growing regions are lax at best and the use of pesticides is wide spread. Even those who claim they are organic are often not.
“Chef Jimmy Li’s has tremendous culinary skill and his impeccable high standard for quality is something we mirror in our dining service and tea program” states Muscaglione convincingly.
“Our teas are as carefully sourced as our kitchen ingredients. For our tea service we use bottled Fiji Waters and they are served to you in traditional Gongfu ceremony, you are drinking from authentic Chinese tea pots and cups and learning about about our Chinese history and culture too” adds Chef Li.
The standard of excellence is threaded intricately like a fine Chinese tapestry through Niu Gu, from the spotless modern space and impeccable tea presentation to Chef Li’s dazzling and eclectic menu of brilliant Chinese dishes. In addition to Chef Li uses only the finest ingredients, earning several highly-coveted accolades from foodies and food critics alike. Las Vegas Food Critic John Curtas declared ” They are the best new Chinese restaurant ” then added ” I really feel that they are going to start to upgrade Chinese food all along Spring Mountain Rd and in that area. Jimmy Li is a serious Chef. This is serious Chinese food, for serious people who want to taste upscale stuff ”
Foodiehub.tv reports “Li dazzles” adding “upscale Chinese restaurant with decidedly downscale prices. Niu Gu is soon to start showing up on all kinds of best of lists.”
Teas will be served in traditional Gong Fu Ceremony. This incredible tea experience is rather reasonably priced for these rare, hand-picked teas with costs ranging from $7 to $18 per pot for two people. Flavors go beyond basic, with delicate white teas, refreshingly meditative green teas, full-bodied oolong teas, sensual black teas, rare yellow teas, smooth pu’erh teas, and herbal teas including chrysanthemum and honeysuckle flower.. Tea aficionados indulge and look passionately at the tea menu,  which reads like an encyclopedia on the tea of China.
The deep tea program is brilliantly supported with knockout dishes from Niu Gu’s kitchen. Standouts include Chef Jimmy Li’s Cumin BBQ Rack of Lamb, his spectacular rice, meat or vegetable stir fry and fesh seafood dishes have had foodies raving. Other not to be missed items are the cold beef tongue and cucumber salad, chicken and scallion salad, garlic steamed oysters, the house made organic tofu and Niu Gu’s signature slow cooked braised Angus beef short rib.
Taste the true beauty of China at Niu Gu, from the end of your chopsticks to the bottom of your tea cup.
Reservations are not required however, they are highly recommended.
Call 702-570-6363 to reserve your dining and/or tea experience.

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Zara Tours and Geita Gold Mine Kilimanjaro Challenge Fight Against HIV & AIDS

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TANZANIA, AFRICA–This year’s Geita Gold Mine Kilimanjaro Challenge expedition will take place in 16thJuly, celebrating its 15­­­­­­th year in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. A fundraising expedition up to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, this challenge aims to join government efforts in combating the pandemic of HIV/AIDS across the country.

Trekkers, spectators, supporters, and government officials will meet at the Machame gate on 16th, July this year as they start the climbing toward the top of Africa.

This climb will follow the Machame Route and end with a goal of raising awareness and funds to combat the virus and its effect to the communities.

The country of Tanzania has been hard hit by HIV & AIDS, with around 1.5 million people living with the virus. While rates of infection have slowly declined in recent years, additional support is critical to making a real difference in halting it altogether.

The Kilimanjaro Challenge has grown from humble beginnings since its’ inception in 2002 to a multinational event, which has raised in excess of U$500,000 per annum in recent years. Working with other partners,The Geita Gold Mine Kilimanjaro HIV/AIDS Challenge has brought hope where there was none before. The building of orphanages, schools, clinics, counseling centers and refurbishing existing local and regional medical facilities has helped many communities across Tanzania to rebuild and flourish.

The 2015 climb brought the total number of climbers to have participated in this great event to more than 500 from almost 20 countries across the globe. More than 30 (Non-government Organizations) NGO’s countrywide have benefited from the Kilimanjaro challenge, with several of the smaller NGO’s relying heavily on the support of the funds raised by the annual event. Since the inception of the Kilimanjaro Challenge in 2002, the percentage of HIV/AIDS infections in Tanzania has dropped from 13% to 5.1%, which is real evidence of how effective the joint effort has brought impact on combating HIV & AIDS in the country.

Do you want to climb the tallest Mt. in Africa and the 2nd to the World? Kili Challenge is now giving opportunities to individuals. You will be able to be part of the team who are climbing this year….Why miss this lifetime opportunity with an impact to the communities?

Join dozens of other climbers, both seasoned and brand new, this year in the trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Support this cause while experiencing one of the great wonders of the earth with a group of passionate and dedicated adventurers.

For more information, visit www.geitakilichallenge.com  or contact us throughGGMkilichallenge@AngloGoldAshanti.com and zara@zaratours.com

About ZARA TOURS

ZARA TOURS, founded in 1987, is currently the No. 1 Kilimanjaro outfitter in Tanzania and one of the largest safari operators in the country. Proud to be known as one of the best operators in the region with a reputation for providing an exceptional, unforgettable and safe experience, ZARA TOURS owns and operates two hotels and four tented camps, has 88 safari and climbing expert guides who speak English, German and Spanish, and a fleet of fully-equipped vehicles that take tourists on safari adventures or treks up Mt. Kilimanjaro. ZARA TOURS also runs ZARA Charity, which plays a vital role in the local community by supporting vulnerable groups such as orphans, maasai women group, and more.

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NFM Lending Named One Of 2016 50 Best Companies To Work For

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NFM Lending is proud to announce that it was ranked one of the 50 Best Companies to Work For by Mortgage Executive Magazine. This is the third year in a row that NFM Lending has been ranked in this accolade.

Mortgage Executive Magazine conducted an extensive online survey of more than 10,000 Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) from over 200 mortgage companies and banks. The survey was limited to licensed MLOs who were presently employed by the companies they were rating. The survey asked participants to rate the company’s culture, loan processing, underwriting, compensation, management, marketing, and technology. The winning selections were based on total MLO votes and average rating score.

“It’s easy to be recognized as one of the best work places when you employ the best people,” said Jan Ozga, President. “The key to building a great work environment is to create a culture that makes your employees want to come into work. Imagine that: people at NFM want to come into work! How many companies can say that? Many business owners have asked me, ‘How do you create and maintain a positive work environment?’ My answer is always the same: go ask your employees.”

NFM Lending prides itself on its exceptional culture. The company has an open door policy which allows an open line of communication between management and staff. Employees are encouraged to voice their questions and concerns directly to management, so that they can be addressed promptly and correctly. In addition to a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, NFM Lending loan originators receive ongoing support and assistance from qualified support and operations staff, and opportunities for trips and giveaways.

In addition to this most recent award, NFM Lending has been recognized many times for its exceptional company culture. It was named one of the 2015 Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine; one of the Washington Post’s Top Work Places in the Washington, D.C. area; a Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine; and the Baltimore Sun’s Top Midsize Company to Work For in 2015. NFM Lending is proud of these accomplishments, and looks forward to another successful year.

For more information please contact:

NFM Lending
Toll Free: 1-888-233-0092
pr@nfmlending.com
www.nfmlending.com
Twitter: @nfm_lending

About NFM Lending

NFM Lending is a mortgage lending company currently licensed in 27 states in the U.S. The company was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1998. They attribute their success in the mortgage industry to their steadfast commitment to customers and the community. NFM Lending has firmly planted itself in the home loan marketplace as “America’s Common Sense Residential Mortgage Lender™.”

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Store Here Self Storage Management Announces: Call Here Self Storage Call Center

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Orange, CA, USA, 04/25/2016 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Store Here Self Storage Management announces the opening of its self storage call center, Call Here.

Call Here’s goal is to give self storage owners and operators a cost effective method to drive more rental activity and process current tenant payments.

Call Here’s base offering is a free service to the storage owner. Storage owners using the free basic service incur no additional costs for using Call Here and its sales agents.

Typical self storage call centers charge anywhere from $300 to $500 a month to offer a similar suite of services. Call Here represents a potential savings of $6,000 a year per property.

Ryan Rogers, a managing partner of Store Here Management and the founder of Call Here, recently said, “Store Here is driven to innovate all aspects of self storage property management, and offering a free call center to clients and others in the industry is a big innovation. We are using a mix of innovative technologies, ground breaking billing strategies and a network of at-home agents to offer an alternative to traditional call center operations and traditional fee schedules.”

Tron Jordheim, Business Development Manager at Store Here Management said, “In my 16 years of running call centers I can say that we have married the best practices of the various call centers we used to be involved with and turned to whole model upside down to benefit storage owners. Not only does Call Here offer a free model we also offer a model that can make the client money. ”

More info is available at http://www.selfstorage.management/

Or at booth 231 in the Inside Self Storage Expo April 26 and 27 at Paris Las Vegas.  Http://www.insideselfstorageworldexpo.com.

Store Here Management LLC is a property management and investment company focusing on the self-storage industry. RHW Capital Management Group, the operating partner of Store Here Management LLC, was founded in 2012 by industry veterans, with over 70 years of combined experience, to provide a stable source of funding and management. Store Here currently has 33 self-storage facilities in their portfolio with over 2 million rentable square feet under management. RHW plans to expand the Store Here brand with an aggressive strategy, which includes acquiring additional assets and securing new management contracts. For more information call James J. Hanrahan (949)427.8311 or visit www.storehere.com.

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