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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and Stratasys Open Doors for Advanced Medical Innovation with 3D Printing in "Center of Excellence"

11 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, today announced it is teaming with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri to launch an advanced 3D printing “Center of Excellence” – designed to accelerate innovation in pre-surgical preparedness, medical research and patient treatment. Open now, the center leverages Stratasys 3D printing technology to develop and share best-practices throughout a range of specialties including neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiac treatment, as well as hand and cranial maxillofacial reconstructive surgery. Listed by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Children’s Hospital,” this nationally-ranked pediatric academic medical center fully invests in the latest technologies to serve medical needs of children today and tomorrow. At the foundation of this commitment is Stratasys 3D printing technology, encouraging SLUCare (the physician...

Great Clips Continues to Support Veterans Through ‘Operation: Fishing Freedom’

11 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Clips will continue its commitment to supporting veteran causes by renewing its sponsorship of “Operation: Fishing Freedom,” a TV show that is part fishing show, part historical documentary. The show’s second season airs Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. CT on Discovery Channel, beginning January 2018. Each episode features veterans sharing the story of their military service, all while enjoying one of the most tranquil pastimes: fishing. Coming off the resounding success of the show’s inaugural season, which premiered on the Sportsman Channel in January 2017, “Operation: Fishing Freedom” joins the Discovery Channel’s Saturday and Sunday morning outdoor programming blocks. The show’s founder, Jay Garstecki and his partner Ben Olson, split co-hosting duties, each taking one veteran on a fishing trip per 30-minute episode. The episodes were filmed during two-day shoots in spring and summer 2017 in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota and Canada. Prior...

George William Burke, III, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

11 12 2017

    MIAMI, FL, December 11, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present George William Burke, III, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Burke celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Burke graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 1974 and with an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1978. He then pursued a surgical residency at the New England Deaconess...

Charles R. Debusk Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

11 12 2017

    KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, December 11, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Charles R. Debusk with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Debusk celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.A management professional of many years, Mr. DeBusk was born in Pikeville, KY, in 1956. He studied extensively across the United States, first earning a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University...

The McKnight Center For The Performing Arts Announces Inaugural Chamber Music Festival For April 2018

10 12 2017

    STILLWATER, OK, December 10, 2017 -- Audiences won't have to wait much longer for the debut of premiere performances from The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University.The McKnight Center Chamber Music Festival will be The McKnight Center's inaugural concert series, featuring a variety of performances and interactions with the finest chamber musicians in North America. The musicians will be in Stillwater for a weeklong residency April 8 through April 14.The residency includes three regional ticketed intimate soiree performances, masterclasses for OSU students, a music-education concert for area elementary students, and a free Stillwater community concert on April 14 as the grand finale to the Festival.Sponsorships are available now, and tickets and registration for the Free Community Concert will be available beginning in January at McKnightCenter.org."This inaugural Chamber Music Festival will be absolutely amazing," said Mark...

St. Paul, Minnesota Bio-Hacking Nutrition Company "Nimbus Performance" Voted Top 10 Enzyme Boost Tablet Dietary Supplement for Technology

08 12 2017

St. Paul, MN -- 12/08/2017 -- It's no secret that science and medical experts around the globe are focused on cellular health in pursuit of a longer and more productive life. The body is amazing when cells are healthy and active, which has now become the mantra for Nimbus Performance. The Nimbus cm2 Cloud Technology is designed to assist the normal function of the body to maintain cellular health.Nimbus Technologies recently joined these technologies with a seasoned team of nutritional experts to create a powerful combination that now delivers targeted nutrition at the boosted cellular level. At Nimbus, their focus is now on cellular solutions at the core, not band-aids for short sighted profit motives.At Nimbus, we'll stay focused on the roots. It's science, not business.Join Now!  Call: 801-809-7766, [email protected]:  When joining the trifecta of products, technology and nutrition with the corporation, it creates a marriage of business...

Minneapolis, Minnesota Reason #289 Why Sourcing Your Local Reputation-Management Needs and Custom Blog Content Creation to www.G3-Development.co Is Intelligent

08 12 2017

Minneapolis, MN -- 12/08/2017 -- Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine's users. SEO may target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, video search, academic search, news search and industry-specific vertical search engines.As an Internet marketing strategy, SEO considers how search engines work, what people search for, the actual search terms or keywords typed into search engines and which search engines are preferred by their targeted audience. Optimizing a website may involve editing its content, HTML and associated coding to both increase its relevance to specific keywords and to remove barriers to the indexing activities...

Nor-Tech Innovates Instant, On the Spot Bare Metal Disaster Recovery Tool

07 12 2017

Nor-Tech developed an instant bare metal disaster recovery utility as part of its NT-EZ portfolio of HPC solutions for easy deployment, operation, maintenance. This allows our clients to immediately bring a crashed server back to its original state without jumping through hoops.” — Nor-Tech President and CEO David Bollig MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., U.S. , December 7, 2017 -- Nor-Tech just developed a game-changing on-the-spot bare metal disaster recovery utility as part of its NT-EZ portfolio of HPC solutions for easy deployment, operation and maintenance.Nor-Tech President and CEO David Bollig said, “Everything we ship includes this tool. This allows our clients to immediately bring a crashed server back to its original state without jumping through hoops. We are the only technology builder and integrator I know of that offers this expensive third party utility at no cost.”Bare metal recovery is a backup for applications, operating systems, and data. Under most circumstances, it...

WEC Energy Group announces plan to increase dividend

07 12 2017

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 7, 2017 -- The board of directors of WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today announced that it is planning to raise the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 55.25 cents per share in the first quarter of 2018.  This would represent an increase of 3.25 cents per share or 6.25 percent over the current quarterly rate.  The directors expect to declare the new dividend at their regularly scheduled meeting in January.  The dividend – which would be equivalent to an annual rate of $2.21 per share – is expected to be payable March 1, 2018, to stockholders of record on Feb. 14, 2018. "The board's action today is consistent with our objective to target a dividend payout ratio of 65 to 70 percent of earnings," said Gale Klappa, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. The projected dividend growth for 2018 is also in line with the company's longer term objective to grow earnings per share at a 5 to 7 percent average annual...

KARE 11 Investigates unit wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award

07 12 2017

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 07, 2017 -- TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:TGNA) today announced two stations, KARE 11 in Minneapolis and KHOU 11 in Houston, have won Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, which recognize excellence in broadcast, digital and documentary journalism. TEGNA is the only local broadcast group to receive two silver batons for investigative reporting. Both stations will be recognized in an awards ceremony hosted by some of the country’s leading broadcast journalists on January 16, 2018, at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library.Minneapolis-based KARE was recognized for its commitment to investigative reporting for three notable pieces including:“Invisible Wounds: Treatment and Reform,” an investigative series that revealed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was using unqualified doctors and inadequate tests to improperly deny veterans benefits and access to promised healthcare.“The Insane Benefit: Minnesota’s Secret Sex Offenders,” a local investigation which...

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