The NFL’s Chris Long Kicks-Off „WaterSunday with the Waterboys“ in Philadelphia

Congregations Nationwide Can Join NFL Players to Provide Clean Water – and Living Water – for East Africa

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — More than 100 Philadelphia-area faith leaders recently gathered with the NFL’s Chris Long, the Founder of the Waterboys Initiative and a current member of the Philadelphia Eagles defensive line. The capacity crowd was eager to learn about Long’s commitment to bring clean water to East Africa through the Waterboys Initiative, an effort he founded in 2015. Since then, players and fans have helped to fund water projects providing more than 100,000 people with sustainable clean water. Long commented: „People of all faiths are supporting the Waterboys effort and I’m grateful that church leaders are willing to join forces for a cause so aligned to basic human dignity for our brothers and sisters.“

WaterSunday with the Waterboys provides a chance for congregations, communities, families and individuals to unite to raise funds and awareness for the clean water crisis. The date for the inaugural campaign is Sunday, January 28 – the Sunday before Super Bowl Sunday – though congregations and groups can choose an alternate date according to what works best for their community. The invitation to participate is also open to congregations around the country, not just those present for the Philadelphia kick-off. The goal is to fund at least two water projects as part of WaterSunday with the Waterboys.

Supporting the effort is the non-profit, WorldServe International (a benefiting charity of the Waterboys Initiative and the implementing partner for its East African water projects). For many years, WorldServe has facilitated WaterSunday events in numerous congregations. In keeping with tradition, most congregations and groups will host a special WaterSunday with the Waterboys offering, supported by WorldServe and Waterboys through:

VIDEOS: Compelling videos about the clean water crisis – customized with a message from Waterboys Founder, Chris Long
SPECIAL READINGS: Selected readings to faithfully encourage community members to search their hearts with new understanding and generosity
KIDS‘ ENGAGEMENT TOOLS: Simple, youth-centric materials to inform and engage young people in understanding and helping address the clean water crisis
COMMUNITY BUILDING IDEAS: A variety of tools and tips to allow a robust and meaningful WaterSunday with the Waterboys challenge

All resources will be available without charge after completion of a brief online request form at www.worldserveintl.org/waterboys-org

Founded in 1996, WorldServe’s hallmark is the implementation of large capacity wells with the capacity to sustainably (through solar power and other components) provide clean water for 5000+ people. Reverend Tim Enloe, who facilitates congregations‘ WaterSunday events for WorldServe, shared exciting news about the projects funded through WaterSunday with the Waterboys: „These projects will be strategically placed as part of a new church planting or within a community where an existing church is struggling with persecution or other challenges, in addition to water insecurity. As we provide life-giving water we are allowing the gift of Living Water to flow.“

John Bongiorno, President of WorldServe International, commented: „We are excited to see how much WaterSunday can expand through the power of Waterboys. Chris is such a passionate and humble advocate for clean water and his unselfish commitment to this critical issue – which causes the death of a child every two minutes – is inspiring.“

ABOUT THE WATERBOYS INITIATIVE (www.Waterboys.org): Created by the NFL’s Chris Long, through The Chris Long Foundation, the Waterboys Initiative engages NFL players, teams, and fans with the cause of clean water in sub-Saharan Africa. To date, 29 wells have been funded with more than 100,000 people in Tanzania, East Africa receiving their daily water from a well project funded through the Waterboys Initiative.

ABOUT WORLDSERVE INTERNATIONAL (www.WorldServeIntl.org): A Springfield, Missouri-based non-profit organization, WorldServe International has been working in East Africa since 2001. WorldServe’s mission is: To Provide Clean Water, Sanitation, Education and Economic Opportunities to Alleviate Suffering. With clean water as the foundation, communities are able to become self-sufficient, capable of adding additional services such as health care, sanitation, job training and education.


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Realityworks to Unveil New Agriculture and Health Science Training Tools at National Career & Technical Education Conference

Models and curriculum for key job skill development will be on display at one of the world’s largest gatherings of CTE professionals

EAU CLAIRE, WI, November 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Educators and industry leaders attending the Association for Career & Technical Education’s CareerTech VISION 2017 Conference in Nashville next week will get the first look at new learning aids for agriculture education and health science from Realityworks, Inc. A Midwest-based company that has been developing innovative educational tools for over two decades, Realityworks‘ new anatomical models address job skill development in two in-demand fields: agriculture education and nursing training.

„Educators have told us that they need new ways to provide targeted skills training and prepare their students for careers,“ said Realityworks President and CEO Timm Boettcher. „These new tools and curriculum were designed to help engage their students and prepare them for success in the workforce.“

Realityworks will give attendees a sneak peak of two expanded lines. New products on display include human anatomy models that teach structures of the body, wearable simulators for training health occupations students on measuring blood pressure and developing empathy for patients with hemiplegia. Realityworks will also be unveiling additional models for teaching animal and plant systems.

All of these new anatomical models will be showcased alongside products and programs for skill development in other CTE pathways. They include:

– A virtual reality welding simulator, electrical wiring kit and other welding and trade skills resources
– Injection training arms, geriatric simulators and other health science resources
– Animal models, plant models and other agriculture education resources
– Infant simulators, human development models and other health and human services resources
– An employability skills teaching toolkit to help students develop soft skills

„We strive to help educators create interactive, hands-on learning environments where students can explore career pathways and engage in active learning opportunities,“ said Boettcher. „Our newest tools are detailed and interactive, and are designed to help educators engage, impact and educate today’s students.“

ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2017 Conference will be held in Ryman Hall C of the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN on December 7 and 8. Realityworks‘ products and programs will be on display at Booth #401.

For more information on Realityworks‘ products and programs, visit http://realityworks.com/. For a full presentation schedule and additional conference details, visit https://www.careertechvision.com/.

About Realityworks, Inc.

Established 20 years ago to better address teen pregnancy prevention, parenting skills, child abuse and neglect through educational products, Realityworks, Inc. is dedicated to creating experiential learning tools that engage students, teach needed skills and provide career exploration opportunities. Most famous for their RealCare Baby infant simulator (formerly known as Baby Think it Over or BTIO ), Realityworks now provides comprehensive learning solutions that pair curriculum with hands-on learning aids, student activities and assessment tools to create innovative learning environments. These solutions are used in middle, secondary and post-secondary schools to address a variety of Career & Technical Education pathways, including health & human services, health sciences, welding and trade skills, agriculture education, sex education, business education and more. With simulators in 62 percent of U.S. school districts and programs in more than 90 countries around the world, Realityworks has made a worldwide impact. For more information, visit www.realityworks.com, or call toll-free 800-830-1416.


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Luxivair SBD Now Offers Quicker Turn Times with Installation of the Latest Self-Serve Fueling Technology from QTpod

Quick and easy refueling from an improved user interface and reduced waiting times for transaction approval

SAN BERNARDINO, CA, November 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Luxivair SBD, at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD), is the first FBO in California to offer pilots a major upgrade in self-serve fueling technology with the installation of a new M4000 self-serve terminal from QTpod. The M4000 offers many convenient and time-saving features for pilots including faster transaction approvals. Backlit capacitive touch keypads help pilots see the keypad while entering information at night, and a large color display with auto-dimming enables easy viewing in any light conditions. The M4000 accepts the EPIC Card and most other credit cards and fuel cards.

„Luxivair SBD is committed to providing a first-class experience and the latest technologies to our customers,“ notes Mark Gibbs, Director of Aviation. „The new fueling terminal will dispense high-quality aviation fuel from EPIC Fuels and supports our policy of continually offering competitive fuel prices in the Southern California region.“

The new system is a cost-saving convenience located on the general aviation side of the Airport (north-east side). It is operated by Luxivair SBD, a full-service FBO business complex which provides full-service fueling (Jet A and Avgas), total ground support, concierge professionals, a range of lounges, an advanced conference room, flight planning room, courtesy vehicle, car rentals, and more.

„For pilots who are comfortable fueling their own aircraft, self-serve fueling typically offers savings in the form of a lower cost per gallon, and can help save time and get underway faster rather than waiting for a fueling truck to fill up ten or twelve gallons,“ said Ryan Mikolasik, Chief Marketing Officer, EPIC Fuels. „The M4000 from QTpod, EPIC’s sister company, enables Luxivair SBD to offer a great experience day or night for their self-serve customers, just as they do for their full-service customers.“

The M4000 is a perfect complement to the quickly growing general aviation presence at SBD. In July, 2017, the Airport opened 30 new hangars (now with a small waiting list) and World Wide Wings, a state-of-the-art flight school. „Luxivair SBD proudly supports a wide range of aviation activity, and this cutting-edge, self-serve terminal–like so many other services offered at Luxivair SBD–continues to set the FBO apart,“ adds Mr. Gibbs.

In addition to the wide choice of concierge services and always competitive fuel prices, Luxivair SBD is the desired alternative to other more congested and costly Southern California FBOs. Pilots and passengers will be impressed by the wide range of Awaiting arrivals at Luxivair SBD is high-end amenities at Luxivair SBD including an airy two-story atrium lobby, travertine floors, floor-to-ceiling glass, compelling views of the San Bernardino Mountains, a crew lounge, and a theater with stadium seating.

To learn more about Luxivair SBD visit https://www.luxivairsbd.com

About Luxivair SBD:
https://www.luxivairsbd.com

Catering to the private aircraft community, Luxivair SBD at San Bernardino International Airport, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, offers a unique and elegant experience for all pilots and travelers–with an impressive collection of best-in-class facilities and personal services designed to answer every need. As Southern California’s premier FBO, Luxivair SBD offers a thriving business complex designed to support the complete requirements of corporate and private aviation with a full range of services to keep aircraft operating at peak performance.


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FreeCast’s Next Gen TV Platform Allows Broadcasters to Take Immediate Advantage of FCC Deregulation, ATSC 3.0 Vote

Working with broadcasters, FreeCast’s technology will reduce costs of OTA content delivery, while making new niche „Microchannels“ more widely available.

ORLANDO, FL, November 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — As broadcasters are looking beyond local studios for content, FreeCast has finished developing a new broadcasting platform that allows for distribution of content beyond the web and on to low-power OTA broadcast television stations. Video can be sourced from studios, field locations, or the web, and the platform allows them to be output directly to both TV station headends and web video feeds across FreeCast’s own branded platforms and social media channels.

„We’re excited to use our technology to enable a Next Gen TV experience. This isn’t the broadcast TV that your grandparents knew anymore. Our platform allows the same programming, the same channels, plus new niche channels to be delivered via Over-the-Air (OTA) broadcasts and digitally via IP, reaching the web and mobile simultaneously. This is a tremendous opportunity for broadcasters to both cut costs and more fully utilize their infrastructure and the airwaves. The end result will be more content of higher quality reaching consumers on more devices.“ FreeCast CEO William Mobley explained.

The media industry has expected growth under the Trump administration, with deregulation being spearheaded by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Making good on that promise, the FCC has already rolled back the long-standing „Main Studio Rule“ requiring broadcasters to maintain physical studios in the markets in which they transmit. Relaxation of this rule means that broadcasters can save money by centralizing operations, and as they prepare to do so, FreeCast now has the technology ready to serve them.

FreeCast’s platform reimagines the traditional cable and satellite TV infrastructure, making use of low cost distribution, offering varieties of market-driven MicroChannels, and merging OTA with OTT content while growing into new ATSC 3.0 opportunities that are no longer hampered by costly closed systems. With content digitally managed, targeted, and delivered, distributors will be able to quickly and efficiently reach the largest possible audiences by being where consumers are now turning for television: the web and local broadcasts.

More Information:
Company: http://FreeCast.com
Product: http://SelectTV.com


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American Health Council Welcomes Rebekah Robinson, CRNA, MSN, BSN, to Nursing Board

The American Health Council is proud to welcome Rebekah Robinson, CRNA, MSN, BSN, to its Nursing Board.

NEW YORK, NY, November 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — The American Health Council is proud to welcome Rebekah Robinson, CRNA, MSN, BSN to its Nursing Board. She has spent the last four years providing patients with the best quality of care through American Anesthesiology. Ms. Robinson has been in the healthcare industry for sixteen years and she became involved in her profession through her own general interest in the human anatomy and physiology. Her instructors noticed her growing potential, and their guidance became the reason she enrolled herself in the Nursing program. She spent her first four years with her certification, as a Cardiology ICU Registered Nurse.

Both of Ms. Robinson’s parents were immigrants who held extremely high standards for their daughter. Her father, especially, was responsible for instilling a hard work ethic so that he could ensure, not only his daughter’s future but the future of her patients. Ms. Robinson was taught well by her parents, and to this day believes the key to any success is hard work and perseverance.

Ms. Robinson graduated with a 4.0 from Emory University and continued to achieve her Masters at the Raleigh School of Anesthesia. She is an expert in Anesthesia, Outpatient Ambulatory Surgery, and Pediatric Anesthesia. However, her primary focus is providing anesthesia for women’s health care services. As a woman, she finds that she is most passionate about providing accessible health care for women of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

One of her goals is to someday perform mission work involving pediatric anesthesia. Ms. Robinson is very proactive within her community and is a member of many charitable organizations such as St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Mustaches for Kids, The Nature Conservancy, and the Humane Society.

In the next five years, Ms. Robinson will continue to better herself by pursuing her DNP and obtaining a medical degree in Anesthesiology. She believes that healthcare today has lost touch with what is important, which is making sure a patient is receiving the highest quality of care. A large part of Ms. Robinson’s career is making patients comfortable in a foreign and sterile environment. It is gratifying to know that a patient and their family is satisfied with the work and care that is received.

Her life revolves around family, in both her professional and personal surroundings. When she isn’t helping her patients, she spends time at home with her family. She also enjoys running, hiking, and reading which expands her interests in nature and wildlife even more.

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients‘ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring „America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,“ as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s „Best in Medicine“ and „Best in Nursing“ awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.


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U.S. Military Pen Pals Website Brings Together Military Members and their Admirers Online

Being deployed overseas definitely isn’t easy due to many hardships that may befall soldiers on their tour. That’s why they really appreciate when someone sends them letters and emails on a weekly basis, which can be done via U.S. Military Pen Pals.

MIAMI, FL, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Does a job really get any tougher than being a soldier that serves in the army while in a country halfway across the globe from home? No, it doesn’t. This is why websites like US Military Pen Pals exist – in order to help soldiers get in touch with regular folk who are back in the States.

There have been numerous examples of just how great pen pals can actually be: from prison pen pals to the „Adopt a US Soldier“ program. Similarly, there is more than one way for people to actually be pen pals for soldiers – post mail, email, postcards, care packages and more.

When it comes to U.S. Military Pen Pals, it includes most of these options while not requiring a lot of time or energy for setting everything up and commencing correspondence. It’s pretty simple to use and it offers quite a lot, and a basic membership is completely free.

U.S. Military Pen Pals can be accessed at any time and from any place in the world at https://www.usmilitarypenpals.com/.


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The Barn Offers Affordable Rustic Charm Wedding Venue

Perfect Location for Newest Barn Wedding Site

FORT WORTH, TX, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — What do you get when you take a picturesque Texas barn, bring it back to life after tornado damage and completely renovate it?

You get the best barn themed wedding venue the DFW Metro area has to offer, that’s what!

„They don’t make them like that anymore!“ That’s what Ron Sturgeon, local entrepreneur and owner of over one-million square feet of small, multi-use industrial properties, thought when he first saw The Barn, a twenty-year old former Percheron horse barn and paddock located in the Alliance Area of North Fort Worth.

„There was this beautiful horse barn, dark exterior wood, quality craftsmanship in the building, everything you expect in a Texas barn, and it was for sale as part of a 32-acre property. The original idea was to tear down the barn and erect a modern business park, but one look at The Barn and I knew we had to save it,“ Sturgeon said. „And not only save it, but make it the premier barn themed wedding venue in Texas.“

Sturgeon is no stranger to innovative, against-the-norm ideas. He recently built the first, and only, Fort Worth business park made entirely out of shipping containers, Box Office Warehouse Suites, so the idea of saving an old barn and making it into an affordable venue was not a radical idea for him at all.

„I kept looking at The Barn and thinking what if I had a daughter . . . where would I want her to be married? Some traditional wedding hall? Some traditional church? Or somewhere that had character, a rustic wedding in one of the few barn venues for weddings in the area? Once I thought about it like that, the answer and our path were pretty simple to envision.“

The Barn offers ample parking space with room for over 200 vehicles. It offers over 4,000 square feet of wedding event venue space, a kitchenette, remodeled interior, and convenient location, north Fort Worth, south of the Alliance area, west of I35 at the Golden Heights exit.

To learn more about The Barn, a truly unique wedding event venue, located at 1921 Golden Heights Road, offered by RDS Real Estate, call Jim Eaton at (817) 903-9438, email Eaton at jime@rdsinvestments.com, or visit RDSRealEstate.com.

About RDS Real Estate

RDS Real Estate is a leader in leasing warehouse space, office space for lease, and multi-use space in Tarrant County, featuring industrial, retail properties, and commercial properties in Fort Worth, Haslet, Blue Mound, the Alliance Area, Arlington, Kennedale, and Haltom City. For more information about any of their properties, call Jim Eaton at (817) 439-3224, email leasing@rdsinvestments.com or visit RDSRealEstate.com.


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Karl Truman Law Office and 106.9 Play Launch Operation Christmas Spirit

Law firm and radio station will select 10 deserving military families for a complimentary holiday dinner from Famous Dave’s

LOUISVILLE, KY, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — The holidays are a joyous time of year. They can also be stressful, especially for families whose loved ones serve in the military. The Karl Truman Law Office and the radio station 106.9 Play announced on Monday that they will take some of the stress off of the plates for a few military families in Kentucky with Operation Christmas Spirit.

The nomination form for Operation Christmas Spirit is now live on the 106.9 Play website. Nominators can tell the story of a military family they would like to honor. Nominated families are eligible for a free holiday dinner from Famous Dave’s in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Karl Truman Law Office and 106.9 Play will review nominations and provide dinner for 10 deserving military families from across Kentucky, with Truman delivering the meals to the families himself.

„Servicemen and women make enormous sacrifices to protect our country,“ said Karl Truman, founder and principal attorney at the Karl Truman Law Office. „Operation Christmas Spirit is our firm’s way of recognizing these sacrifices and providing comfort to loved ones who have family serving thousands of miles from home.“

Truman, a retired lieutenant colonel who served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Army Reserve, is a passionate supporter of military families and veterans. He recently sponsored Veterans of the Year Awards programs in Kentucky and Indiana, and his firm is proud to offer assistance to veterans applying for or appealing claims for disability benefits.

About Karl Truman

Karl Truman began pursuing a military career in 1981. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 28 years, retiring in 2009 with the rank of lieutenant colonel. As an attorney, Truman is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Indiana. The Karl Truman Law Office has served clients in both states for over 25 years. Attorneys at the firm pursue personal injury claims, wrongful death cases, veterans‘ disability benefits, benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance and more.

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Ceeable to be Interviewed at the 2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit

Ceeable has developed and commercialized a digital tele-health technology for ophthalmology

SOMERVILLE, MA, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ceeable, Inc. will be interviewed during the 2017 HITLAB Innovation Summit on November 29, 2017. Ceeable was a winner of the Innovators Summit in 2015. The purpose of the interview is to allow for other entrepreneurs to gain insight into the process of developing and commercializing a digital tele-health technology. The conference takes place at Columbia University in New York City from November 28-30, 2017.

About HITLAB
The 4th Annual HITLAB Innovators Summit brings together leaders in the life sciences, public health, medicine, technology, and design to discuss health issues and digital solutions in a three-day live event. The Summit offers a series of carefully curated talks, panels, and interactive collaboration opportunities to engage the most creative minds in both health and technology.

About Ceeable
Ceeable, Inc. is a leader in digital mobile health for ophthalmology. The Ceeable Visual Field Analyzer (CVFA) is a cloud-based digital platform used to detect and diagnose retinal disease. There are more than 300 million people worldwide that suffer from retinal disease. The Ceeable technology can reach more people worldwide than any currently available retinal assessment technology. Better patient management of eye disease will reduce healthcare systems costs and help prevent irreversible vision loss and blindness.


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Brand-New Native American Dating Service Sets Out to Match Native American Singles Nationwide

MeetNativeAmericans.com is a perfectly secure dating website that provides all singles with a unique chance to chat and bond with Native Americans.

MIAMI, FL, November 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Even though it’s 2017 and we’re living in a rather advanced society, some natives are still being mistreated, harassed, and mocked simply because of their origin and the color of their skin. This is a truly devastating fact and that’s why these people are not able to meet Native American singles and date them the old-fashioned way. Fortunately for them, this matchmaking platform allows them to safely connect with other members of their ethnic group.

According to the United States Census Bureau, there are currently more than 6.6 million of American Indians and Alaska Natives combined. This basically means that there are many Native American singles out there who are having a hard time meeting and dating other Indians. If the projections made by the already mentioned Census Bureau are true, there will be more than 10.2 million of these people in the United States by July 1, 2060. This is why Native American dating sites like this one, are a necessity.

Although 6.6 million people is not a small number, per se, these folks are spread all across the entire country. This makes dating and meeting new people very complicated for them. Luckily, this particular website is nationwide, which means it allows them to contact other natives regardless of their location. Many users say that „Meet Native Americans“ website provides them with a lovely opportunity to talk and chat with other singles without worrying about mockery and bullying. Here, they can discuss their heritage and traditions, and they can truly be themselves. It’s safe to say that this platform and other similar matchmaking sites are the future of native online dating.

Meet Native Americans is available 24/7 all over the country, and it can be found at https://www.meetnativeamericans.com/.


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