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Accomplished Financial Advisor Eszylfie Taylor Joins Upcoming Multi-Author “Ask The Experts” Book

12 12 2017

Top of the Table Advisor Eszylfie Taylor gives readers advice on how to handle their financial affairs better and make sounder decisions in the upcoming, multi-author book, Ask the Experts, The Unique Benefits of Working with Top Professionals alongside other leading industry leaders. Each contributor provides their best advice, and together they form a financial team of experts that include a financial advisor, CPA, real estate professional, estate planner, attorney and insurance agent. Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning financial advisor Eszylfie Taylor joins a group of leading professionals in the new multi-author book called, Ask the Experts, The Unique Benefits of Working with Top Professionals. The publishing date for the book is December 2017 and it is made up of chapters featuring top experts in the fields of finance, real estate, lending, insurance, legal, and estate planning. Taylor shares his expertise along with the other contributors, and his chapter focuses on what it really...

Business Experts Join Forces in New “Ask the Experts” Book Offering Readers A Financial Check-Up

12 12 2017

A group of leading experts bring their knowledge together in a new book called Ask the Experts: The Unique Benefits of Working with Top Professionals. The contributors are industry leaders in financial planning, law, insurance, real estate, lending, and taxes. The new book gives readers insights into getting their financial house in order and provides easy-to-understand advice that readers can put to use in their portfolios. Los Angeles, CA – A new book is on the horizon that will offer readers the tools that allow them to conduct a personal financial tune-up. The book is Ask the Experts: The Unique Benefits of Working with Top Professionals and features top professionals in every field related to personal finance. The contributing professionals are leading experts in financial planning, law, insurance, real estate, lending, and taxes. The primary focus of the book is to offer insights into getting a financial house in order and educates consumers in terms they can easily understand...

Reduced Entry Fees for “All Women” Online Art Competition

12 12 2017

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces lower entry fees for the gallery’s 7th Annual “All Women” Online Art Competition for the remainder of the month of December 2017. The reduced entry fees are as follows; $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries. In addition, the gallery also offers art student discounts as well. These lower entry fees apply to this art competition until December 27, 2017. Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that is submitted by women artists only. Women can submit any 2D and 3D media, (Including Photography) in any style and about any subject matter (There is No Theme) for this art competition. The deadline to apply to this art competition is December 27, 2017. The overall winning artists of the “All Women” Online Art Exhibition...

Harvest Properties and Invesco Complete the Sale of Towers @ 2nd in Downtown San Jose

12 12 2017

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harvest Properties, (“Harvest”), a full service commercial real estate investment, development and management firm and longtime partner Invesco Real Estate (“Invesco”), a premier global investment firm, recently announced they completed the sale of Towers @ 2nd in San Jose, California, to Brookfield for an undisclosed amount. Towers @ 2nd is well located in the heart of Downtown San Jose (75 E. Santa Clara St. and 4 N. Second St.) one of the most rapidly transforming urban centers in the San Francisco Bay Area and is situated at a prime, transit-oriented location adjacent to a Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail stop on Second Street. The two 13- and 14-story office towers total 411,544 square feet and feature efficient 14,500 and 17,500 square foot floor plates that accommodate a wide variety of tenant sizes. “This sale represents a successful outcome for all parties, and we are very pleased with the value that our partnership...

Health Professions Education Leaders Share Strategies, Tools and Support to Advance Collaboration Across the Health Professions

12 12 2017

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last week’s inaugural Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Interprofessional Deans’ Leadership Program (IDLP) engaged 42 deans and senior academic leaders across 15 IPEC member associations’ schools from across the health professions. This three-day interprofessional education (IPE) program facilitated by the Academy for Academic Leadership took place at the Association of American Medical Colleges building in Washington, DC from November 29 – December 1. Distinguished speakers representing leadership from dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, and public health education showcased best practice methods and models of interprofessional collaboration, with presentations by: Carol A. Aschenbrener, M.D., former Chief Medical Officer, Association of American Medical Schools Amy V. Blue, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Interprofessional Education and Associate Dean for Educational Affairs, University of Florida College of Public Health and Health...

Put the Cookie Down! Worcester Polytechnic Institute and University of Connecticut Researchers Create an App to Predict and Intervene in Users’ Overeating

12 12 2017

Carolina Ruiz, left, and Bengisu Tulu review progress on their smartphone app, SlipBuddy, which helps users avoid overeating. WORCESTER, Mass. December 12, 2017 Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the University of Connecticut (UConn) are collaborating on a smartphone app aimed at helping users manage their overeating challenges in three key ways: by tracking eating patterns, providing interventions, and helping change behavior. The app—and its distinctive methodology—showed tremendous promise in an early pilot study. A paper on the research was recently presented at the annual symposium for the American Medical Informatics Association, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the development of information technology to benefit healthcare. The WPI/UConn research report noted that a user study of 16 participants, all over the age of 18, overweight, and not necessarily trying to lose weight, showed positive results. At the end of the month-long pilot, nine of...

Los Angeles Business Journal Honors Tukatech with the 2017 Award for "Technology Innovation"

12 12 2017

Ram Sareen, Head Coach & Founder, Tukatech California's fashion industry is making amazing strides in fast fashion using Tukatech Los Angeles, California December 12, 2017 On November 29th, 2017, Tukatech, Inc., along with other influential fashion industry leaders, gathered at the elite City Club in downtown Los Angeles, California for the Los Angeles Business Journal 2017 Fashion Awards. The extravagant penthouse gala boasted a list of LA’s "who's who" from designers and brands, to financial resources and technology. LABJ recognized these businesses and individuals through eleven diverse award categories. Among the nominees was Ram Sareen, Head Coach & Founder of Tukatech, Inc. who was honored with the award for “Technology Innovation.” "Over 80% of California's fashion industry is making amazing strides in fast fashion using our technology. More than 90% of all universities and fashion schools teach product development with TUKAcad and TUKA3D, and...

InventHelp Inventors Develop Device to Facilitate a Person’s Reach

12 12 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA December 12, 2017 One of two inventors from Kendall Park, N.J., wants to equip people who have reaching problems with a reliable way to function with minimal or no effort. "Not only do I have short arms, but my back is limited to what it can do due surgery, so I find it difficult to perform many tasks that are otherwise considered simple and routine," he said. "This is why we’ve designed the patent-pending GRAB/PUSH BUDDY." This device enables a user to extend their reach and perform tasks more easily and ergonomically. It prevents strain, struggle and frustration, as well as promotes convenience, independence and peace of mind. Compact, portable, versatile and featuring an easy-to-use design, the GRAB/PUSH BUDDY is ideal for physically handicapped people and drivers. The original design was submitted to the New Jersey office of InventHelp. It is currently available for licensing or sale to manufacturers or marketers. For more information, write Dept. 16-NJD-1543,...

inventHelp Inventor Develops Visual Aid to Sharpen Visual Concentration and Focus

12 12 2017

PITTSBURGH December 12, 2017 As a professional artist for over 15 years, an inventor from Montclair, N.J., knows the importance of focus and visual concentration. She also knows how distracting surrounding movement and light can be. "In order to solve this problem, I came up with the VBs VISUAL BLINDERS," she said. This special eyewear enhances a user’s visual concentration in order to solve the problem of peripheral distractions and unnecessary light. As a result, it allows for better forward focus. Ergonomic and easy to use, the patent-pending VBs VISUAL BLINDERS promotes efficiency and peace of mind, which is ideal for art, reading, work, hunting, etc. The original design was submitted to the New Jersey office of InventHelp. It is currently available for licensing or sale to manufacturers or marketers. For more information, write Dept. 16-NJD-1519, InventHelp, 217 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or call (412) 288-1300 ext. 1368. Learn more about InventHelp's Invention...

The Harbour Agency Announces Results for 2017

12 12 2017

The Harbour Team The agency is the only state-licensed program providing emergency shelter and transition living services to homeless youth over the age of 18. Park Ridge, IL December 12, 2017 The Harbour provides a comprehensive continuum of housing and case management services to youth in crisis, ages 12 to 23, in the North and Northwest suburbs of Cook County. The agency is the only state-licensed program providing emergency shelter and transition living services to homeless youth over the age of 18. Important statistics regarding homeless youth in our area: Each year, 25,000 of our young people in Illinois will have no place to call home Over half are located outside of the city 92% do not receive the needed services Teens ages 12 – 17 are more likely to become homeless than adults In 2012, the National Runaway Safeline received more than 1,000 calls from our immediate area Approximately half of all homeless youth experienced physical abuse at home before becoming homeless 5,000...

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