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Concur Empowers Businesses to Protect Travelers with Concur Locate and Active Monitoring

2017-07-16

Business travel is increasing and projected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020 according to Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation. With heightened geopolitical uncertainties, it is crucial that businesses take the step to ensure the safety of travelers. This starts with companies knowing where their travelers are located at all times. According to GBTA Foundation, 42 percent of travelers prefer to book directly on a supplier’s website. However, the majority of travel managers rely exclusively on travel data captured through an OBT or TMC to locate their travelers, potentially leaving an incredibly large number of travelers unaccounted for during a crisis. Concur Locate and Active Monitoring is the first integrated traveler risk management...

Regional Shortage of Neurologists Revealed Across the U.S.

2017-07-16

Using population health data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Neurocern, Inc. developed an Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Neurology Desert Index (ANDI), defined as the projected ratio of neurologists per 10,000 dementia patients. Results showed a great disparity in ANDI values between states by the year 2025. Twenty states were identified as dementia neurology “deserts” with a current dementia population of 1,638,800, which is projected to reach 2,068,000 by 2025. Wyoming, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota and Oklahoma were revealed as the five states with the most significant projected gap between the available neurology workforce and the health needs of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias in 2025. “Our data highlights the importance of neurology education for clinicians, enabling them to have a more positive impact on people with dementia and their families,” said Dr. Anitha Rao, co-founder of Neurocern, Inc....

The Waters Community Coming to Moore
The Waters Community Coming to Moore

2017-07-14

Homes By Taber launches highly anticipated development with 22 designs. Press Release – updated: Jul 14, 2017 07:00 EDT MOORE, Okla., July 14, 2017 – ​Moore, Oklahoma, is a desirable place to live. The top-rated schools, convenient location, and quality of life contribute to the city’s appeal. Soon, people who want to experience life in Moore will have the option of becoming part of a new and highly anticipated community. Homes By Taber is beginning the first phase of The Waters, a master-planned community that will include 107 homes in Phase 1. The Oklahoma City builder is launching The Waters with a VIP event on Saturday, July 29 from 10:00-1:00. Interested homebuyers who attend will get first choice of the homesites and become a founding member of an exciting community. Homes By Taber is also offering a discounted...

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, E. Davon Kelly Receives Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award and Kicks Off Charity Golf Tournament for the 13th Man Summer Classics
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, E. Davon Kelly Receives Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award and Kicks Off Charity Golf Tournament for the 13th Man Summer Classics

2017-07-14

    LANDOVER, MD, July 14, 2017 — Since 2003, E. Davon Kelly, a native of Forestville, MD has operated a business in Prince George’s County that includes a management consulting firm (NOVAD), two upscale barbershops (My Barber’s Lounge), a beauty and barber salon (Salon DK) and a nonprofit organization, The 13th Man. To recognize his mentoring, leadership, dedication charitable work in the community, Davon Kelly was selected as the 4th Community Leadership Award Recipient by Walrus Oyster & Ale House, in partnership with the Prince George’s...

Express Clydesdales Clinch World Champion Six-Horse Hitch at Calgary Stampede
Express Clydesdales Clinch World Champion Six-Horse Hitch at Calgary Stampede

2017-07-14

The Express Clydesdale team worked incredibly hard to prepare for this competition and we are proud to bring these awards back to Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK July 14, 2017 — In their 14th appearance at the prestigious Calgary Stampede Heavy Horse competition in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the decorated Express Clydesdales of Express Employment Professionals emerged as the Six-Horse Hitch World Champions. The Clydesdales also won first place in the Clydesdale/Shire Six-Horse Hitch, Clydesdale/Shire Four-Horse Hitch, Clydesdale/Shire Team of Geldings, Clydesdale/Shire Unicorn, Champion Clydesdale Gelding, Junior Cart, and the Clydesdale/Shire Ladies Cart competitions. Additionally, the Express Clydesdales team was named the champion...

Affordable Locksmith OKC Offers Pocket-Friendly and Swift Locksmith Solutions
Affordable Locksmith OKC Offers Pocket-Friendly and Swift Locksmith Solutions

2017-07-13

Oklahoma City, OK, July 12, 2017 – Affordable Locksmith OKC is a company that provides fast and efficient lock solutions for residential, commercial and vehicles. They operate in Mustang, Yukon, Edmond, Norman and Moore, armed with their locksmiths who possess the technical proficiency and experience to carry out various types of jobs. Also, they provide fast and efficient lock and key solutions to their customers, and their services are available 24 hours. Whether one has keys locked inside the car or needs to replace their car keys, Affordable Locksmith has the solution. On why clients prefer their services, one company official said, “We are always prepared to offer prompt solutions. Our technicians are licensed and bonded and have passed a regular background check as well. Also, our clients’...

Security Locksmith Services Offer Locksmith Services to Offices, Residential Houses and Vehicles
Security Locksmith Services Offer Locksmith Services to Offices, Residential Houses and Vehicles

2017-07-13

Oklahoma City, OK, July 12, 2017 – Based in Oklahoma City, Security Locksmith Services is a company that offers top-notch and specialized locksmith solutions for offices, residential houses, and vehicles. They are led by their commitment to preserving the finest standards of services, and their customers are their main focus. Also, they strive to guarantee adequate safety with their technical proficiency and experience and ensure they are always driven by the principles of honesty and integrity. On why clients should use their services, their Marketing Executive said, “We uphold validity in offering our services as it is our top privilege. We firmly observe the local and state regulations and abide by the USA quality standards relevant to this industry. Our specialists are...

American Health Council Selects Julia Colf, MSN/BSN, to Nursing Board
American Health Council Selects Julia Colf, MSN/BSN, to Nursing Board

2017-07-13

    NEW YORK, NY, July 13, 2017 — With 20 years in the healthcare industry, Julia Colf brings with her a myriad of skills in pediatrics, case management, and management. Mrs. Colf is currently at HCSC of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas. Striving to better herself through opportunities and hard work, the American Health Council is proud to recognize Mrs. Colf for her contributions in healthcare. Graduating with her MBA (2016) from Keller/DeVry University, and with an MSN from Chambering College of Nursing for Healthcare Administration (2014), Colf is currently pursuing her DBA with a concentration in Healthcare from Northcentral University. Colf has been with HCSC since 2013, and specializes in case management within the health insurance sector. Colf’s day to day responsibilities include the direct oversight of clinical operations for a team of nurse case managers servicing Texas, New Mexico, Illinois, Montana, and Oklahoma. According to...

Akraya Founder, Sonu Ratra Opens Her Business and Home to Afghan and Rwandan Entrepreneurs
Akraya Founder, Sonu Ratra Opens Her Business and Home to Afghan and Rwandan Entrepreneurs

2017-07-12

Akraya Founder, Sonu Ratra Opens Her Business and Home to Afghan and Rwandan Entrepreneurs Akraya will be hosting and mentoring 2 delegates from Afghanistan and Rwanda from July 15th to July 20th. Celine Uwnineza, is the founder of Right Seat, a Human Resources firm in Rwanda and Masoom Ibrahimi, is an award-winning Documentary Filmmaker in Afghanistan. Both women will spend the week meeting with the Akraya team, learning best practices, and strategies they can apply to their business when they return to their countries. Santa Clara, CA, July 12, 2017– Oklahoma City-based non-profit, Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women’s (IEEW) PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program has brought 30 women entrepreneurs from Afghanistan and Rwanda to the United States for global mentorship for the past 10 years. Sonu Ratra, Co-Founder of Akraya Inc, serves on National Board of Directors at the Institute for Economic Empowerment...

MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year
MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

2017-07-12

Gore and McLaughlin were honored at the awards dinner emceed by ESPN SportsCenter On The Road Host Sage Steele and attended by Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves center and 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year), Abby Wambach (former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 1997-98 Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year), D’Angelo Russell (Brooklyn Nets point guard and No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers quarterback and Super Bowl XLV MVP), April Ross (Olympic Silver Medalist and 1999-2000 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year), Tamika Catchings (4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 1996-97 Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year), Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers running back and 2012-13 and 2013-14 Gatorade Colorado Football Player of the Year), and Deshaun Watson (Houston Texans quarterback and 2013-14 Gatorade Georgia Football...

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