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NISOD Announces Keynote Speakers for Its 2018 Annual Conference

16 01 2018

Austin, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/16/2018 --The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) proudly announces that St. Petersburg College President, Dr. Tonjua Williams and because I said I would Founder, Alex Sheen, will serve as keynote speakers for NISOD's 2018 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 26-29, in Austin, Texas. Alex Sheen will share his remarks during the General Session Lunch on May 28. Dr. Tonjua Williams will wrap up the conference with comments made during the Closing General Session Lunch on May 29.Dr. Williams, who currently serves as president of St. Petersburg College, has over 20 years of experience in higher education, ranging from student affairs to academic and collegewide administration. In 2016, Dr. Williams was awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, making her part of the inaugural class of the Aspen Presidential Fellows, a cadre of diverse and student-success...

GOJO Shares 4 Simple Tips To Reduce The Spread Of Workplace Germs This Winter-Germ Season

16 01 2018

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Winter-germ season is in full swing, and GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings, shares four simple tips on how to reduce the spread of germs in the workplace. The PURELL SOLUTION™ is a complete set of products formulated to more holistically fight the spread of germs in a facility. It includes PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, PURELL® brand HEALTHY SOAP™ products, PURELL® Hand Sanitizing Wipes and PURELL® Surface Disinfectant. A recent study found that 70 percent of workers in the United States have come to work sick1. Couple this with reports of wide-spread flu activity, and it is evident that we are all looking for ways to reduce the spread of germs, especially in an office setting. The following are preventive measures we can all take to help us stay healthy. Offer hand hygiene products and make them readily available....

Duke Energy Ohio and its customers provide $310,000 to The Salvation Army for 2018 HeatShare program

16 01 2018

CINCINNATI, Jan. 16, 2018 -- The Salvation Army received $100,000 from Duke Energy Ohio in addition to $210,000 in customer contributions and matching funds for the 2018 HeatShare program. The program provides people in need with financial assistance to pay for utilities. In many cases, these individuals and families face disconnection of utilities and possible eviction as a result of their inability to stay current on their utility bills. The HeatShare program is available to eligible Duke Energy customers in southwest Ohio and provides heating assistance from Jan. 16 to April 30, 2018, or until funds are all used. If funds are available after April 30, they may be used for cooling assistance until depleted. People in need of assistance may call The Salvation Army HeatShare line at 513.762.5636 to schedule an appointment for the program or to get more information. "HeatShare has been a vital program in Ohio for over 30 years, helping families and individuals in need," explained Cindy...

Complete Celina Distribution Center Added to Celina Campus

16 01 2018

Celina, OH -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/16/2018 --Celina has finished the new 100,000 square foot Distribution Center on their 58 acre campus in Celina, Ohio. This consolidates all of their manufacturing, kitting, and shipping into one area and will allow for sweeping changes in the efficiency and easy with which business can be handled.The Distribution Center has been designed and equipped with state-of-the-art stocking equipment for maximum efficiency. "Celina Tent's new distribution center will allow us to process and ship orders more efficiently than ever," said Randy Garman, Celina's Director of Finance. "It's been laid out to allow us increased speed in all aspects of our shipping and receiving functions. Separating our shipping and receiving areas – now located at opposite ends of the building – will provide our employees with more space and less clutter, letting them to be more efficient and accurate when packing and shipping orders. New equipment, selective pallet...

HealthTrust Names John J. Young, M.D. Chief Medical Officer

16 01 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTrustSM today announced the appointment of John J. Young, M.D. as chief medical officer, effective Feb. 5, 2018. As CMO, Dr. Young will champion clinical integration in decision-making to advance providers’ clinical and financial performance. Dr. Young previously served as national medical director for LifePoint Health where he led strategic initiatives related to quality, patient safety, service line development, performance measurement and clinical operations across the 72-hospital system. Dr. Young succeeds Michael J. Schlosser, M.D. who was named chief medical officer for HCA Healthcare’s National Group. Dr. Young is a board-certified physician in internal medicine, critical care, cardiology and interventional cardiology with more than 20 years of clinical and healthcare management experience. He has participated in over 100 clinical trials and authored or coauthored 90 articles, book chapters and monographs. Dr. Young holds numerous fellowships...

Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) Participates in Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 22nd to January 25th, 2018

16 01 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "CVG"), (NASDAQ: CVGI), a leading supplier of fully-integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, announced today that it will participate in the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Show (HDAW) in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 22nd to January 25th, 2018. HDAW is the largest North American gathering of the independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry. More than 2,500 executives and managers from the U.S., Canada and six other countries - including distributors, suppliers, service providers, educators and industry media – attended the 2017 conference in Las Vegas. CVG will have a booth at the show, highlighting our "All-Makes" aftermarket products for the Class 8 industry as well as showcasing our proto-type 2025 seat.  Toby Harris, senior director of sales and marketing, stated "HDAW is one of the most important events of the year for our aftermarket business.  It focuses...

Marco's Pizza Promotes Tony Libardi to President, Inches Toward 1,000 Stores

16 01 2018

TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Marco's Pizza, the nation's fastest-growing pizza franchise, announced today the promotion of Chief Operations Officer Tony Libardi to President, effective as of the first of the year. The move comes at a pivotal time as the brand rapidly approaches the opening of its 1,000th store and celebrates its 40th anniversary year. Libardi, a firm believer in the service profit model, will ramp up the company's focus on people, product and process to uphold the brand promise and grow to new heights. Accordingly, Libardi's Priorities will center on employee development, franchisee support, maximizing technology, and maintaining steady and rapid growth. Key initiatives driving this new era of growth will include the addition of franchise advisory boards, an unveiling of a new restaurant prototype and a celebration of the brand's Italian heritage as it approaches its 40th anniversary. Combined, these efforts will drive Marco's larger...

Milestone to Auction Hitler's Wartime Desk, Nazi Physician's 1936 Mercedes-Benz, Komar & Melamid Yalta Conference Painting, Unique Militaria, Jan. 27

16 01 2018

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2018 -- While little good ever comes of war, its outcome shapes the future for generations to come, both on the winning and losing sides of the battlefield. A panoramic overview of America's wartime history, as defined by the memorabilia of its heroes, allies and most reviled enemies, will be the focal point of Milestone's Jan. 27 Historic Military & Firearms Auction.The suburban Cleveland company will present 668 lots of extraordinary rarities, including Adolf Hitler's personal desk and chair. Absolutely authentic and with a background that includes prior sale at the respected Hermann Historica auction house in Germany, the custom-crafted oak and leather desk and chair personally owned by Hitler is expected to make as much as $1,000,000 at auction. The furniture was a gift to Hitler from Mrs. Elsa Bruckmann (nee Princess Cantacuzene of Romania) and was in use at Hitler's Munich residence before its seizure by the US Army. Described in...

Dr. Rajan Sheth Completes Prestigious Dental Implants Course, Offers Latest Solutions For Those With Missing Teeth Near Delaware, OH

16 01 2018

Dr. Rajan Sheth Attends CE Course, Offers Modern Dental Implant Placement in Delaware, OH DELAWARE, Ohio January 16, 2018 Dr. Rajan Sheth recently completed a continuing education course at the Malo Clinic in Lisbon, Portugal. The topic covered numerous aspects of identifying and treating candidates with missing teeth for the revolutionary All-on-4® dental implant treatment method. During the three-day continuing education course, he and other clinicians learned how to treat patients with multiple missing teeth who also have an atrophic (or thinning) jawbone. The European-based Malo Clinic, a well-respected global learning center, earns its name from Professor Paulo Malo, the inventor of the All-on-4 technique. Now considered one of the gold standards for patients with extensive tooth loss with enough structural support to accept immediate-load dental implants, All-on-4 is becoming increasingly popular in and around Ohio as well as across the country. All-on-4 uses only four dental...

Hospitals Collaborating With Public Health On 2018/2019 Health Assessment Planning

16 01 2018

For both hospitals and public health, health assessments provide useful tools for identifying opportunities to improve the health of the community with a particular focus on populations that have the greatest health needs. CLEVELAND January 16, 2018 A concerted effort is underway in Cuyahoga County to identify areas where hospitals, the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) can collaborate on 2018/2019 health assessment planning. For both hospitals and public health, health assessments provide useful tools for identifying opportunities to improve the health of the community with a particular focus on populations that have the greatest health needs. Hospitals are required by the IRS to conduct a community health needs assessment (CHNA) once every three years. Public health departments in Ohio are newly required by the Ohio Department of Health to shift from conducting a community health assessment (CHA) once every five years to...

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