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Propelled Brands Announces Speakers at International Franchise Association's 64th Annual Convention

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Friday, February 16, 2024

CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Propelled Brands, the leading, multi-brand franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, MY SALON Suite®, Camp Bow Wow® and NerdsToGo®, announces its speakers and honoree at the International Franchise Association's 64th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Feb. 17-20.

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  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Propelled Brands, the leading, multi-brand franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, MY SALON Suite®, Camp Bow Wow® and NerdsToGo®, announces its speakers and honoree at the International Franchise Association's 64th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Feb. 17-20.
  • Catherine Monson, CEO of Propelled Brands and Past Chair of the IFA, will be receiving the IFA Hall of Fame Award during the Opening General Session on Saturday, Feb. 17.
  • On Monday, Feb. 19, Jeffrey Lewis, Assistant Vice President for Franchise Support, will be a featured panelist speaking on franchise renewals and updates.
  • Additional members of the Propelled Brands Executive team attending include: Mark Jameson, Chief Development Officer for Propelled Brands; Jennifer Herskind, Chief Marketing Officer for Propelled Brands; Shayne Mehringer, Chief Information Officer for Propelled Brands; and Russell Kruse, General Counsel for Propelled Brands as well as franchisees and members of the FASTSIGNS, MY SALON Suite, Camp Bow Wow and NerdsToGo leadership teams.

Pusan National University Researchers Reveal How Diabetes Weakens Gum Defense

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Friday, February 16, 2024

BUSAN, South Korea, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Periodontitis (PD) is a common complication in individuals with diabetes mellitus (DM). Despite the profound implications for overall health, the complex bidirectional relationship between them lacks a comprehensive understanding so far, leaving the precise nature of their immunological connection inadequately understood. Prior studies focusing on local immune responses in gingival tissue fall short in capturing the systemic immunological relationship.

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  • BUSAN, South Korea, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Periodontitis (PD) is a common complication in individuals with diabetes mellitus (DM).
  • In an innovative study, researchers from the Republic of Korea have investigated the relationship between periodontitis (PD) and diabetes mellitus (DM).
  • Led by Assistant Professor Yun Hak Kim from Pusan National University, the study employs pioneering single-cell RNA analysis and digs into the immune dynamics at the cellular level.
  • In conclusion, this groundbreaking research provides a first-of-its-kind immunological explanation for the complex association between periodontitis and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Carahsoft Hosts Google Cloud Healthcare Symposium at the Carahsoft Conference and Collaboration Center in Reston, VA on Feb. 27

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Attendees at the symposium can engage in informative demonstrations to explore the latest advancements in AI and cybersecurity technology.

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  • Attendees at the symposium can engage in informative demonstrations to explore the latest advancements in AI and cybersecurity technology.
  • These sessions will offer hands-on experiences and insights into how Google Cloud's innovative solutions can enhance healthcare operations and security measures.
  • The event will kickstart with opening remarks by Craig P. Abod, President, Carahsoft, followed by Executive Panel speakers:
    Dr. Monica Bharel, Clinical Lead Public Sector Heath, Google Health
    Dr. Bakul Patel, Sr. Director, Global Digital Health Strategy and Regulatory, Google Health
    Nick Weber, Acting Scientific Computing Services Director, National Institutes of Health
    Dr. Seth Schobel, Assistant Professor and Scientific Director, Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2i)
    Additional industry experts will discuss topics spanning from revolutionizing healthcare with next-generation AI to addressing cybersecurity threats in the healthcare sector.
  • Speakers include:
    Ron Rerko, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Onix
    Dr. Juergen Klenk, Federal Health Sector's Data & AI Lead, Deloitte
    Ron Bushar, Managing Director of Mandiant Solutions, Google Public Sector
    Attendees will have networking opportunities with the confirmed sponsors below:

Muzzy Lane Announces SkillBuild Critical Thinking Microcredential Course

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Muzzy Lane , a global leader in educational role-playing simulations, today announced the release of SkillBuild Critical Thinking, an online short course for learners to master critical thinking skills and earn microcredentials that will help them advance their careers.

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  • Muzzy Lane , a global leader in educational role-playing simulations, today announced the release of SkillBuild Critical Thinking, an online short course for learners to master critical thinking skills and earn microcredentials that will help them advance their careers.
  • “While most employers consider durable skills like critical thinking more important than hard skills, students may not explicitly learn these skills in school or college,” said Dave McCool, Muzzy Lane’s president and CEO.
  • Our new course enables employers to connect with candidates who know how to put critical thinking into action.”
    SkillBuild Critical Thinking is the first offering in the SkillBuild series of online short courses that tap into the power of role-playing simulations and enable higher education institutions, employers, and learners to develop, assess, and credential in-demand skills.
  • Muzzy Lane offers Learning Tools Interoperability integration to allow schools and employers to easily embed SkillBuild in their learning management systems.

ästhetik skincare Now Available at Sure Radiance MediSpa

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

ästhetik skincare, a Florida-based clean skincare brand, announces its effective, natural product line will be sold at popular medical spa Sure Radiance.

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  • ästhetik skincare, a Florida-based clean skincare brand, announces its effective, natural product line will be sold at popular medical spa Sure Radiance.
  • “As a medical spa, Sure Radiance attracts clients who care deeply about not only their skin’s appearance, but its overall health, so I’m excited to introduce them to the science of pure skin,” says Alexis Pfropper, owner and founder of ästhetik skincare.
  • So, adding ästhetik skincare to our product offerings was an obvious yes,” shared Jill Stchur, PA-C, owner and injector at Sure Radiance.
  • ästhetik skincare products are made with plant-based ingredients and never tested on animals.

Shaker, LG and the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA) Sign an MOU to Explore Local Manufacturing of AC Compressors in Saudi Arabia

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Khalid AlFalih, Minister of Investment; Mr. Abdulelah Abunayyan, Chairman of Shaker Group; Eng.

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  • Khalid AlFalih, Minister of Investment; Mr. Abdulelah Abunayyan, Chairman of Shaker Group; Eng.
  • It's a testament to our dedication to not only enhancing local production capabilities but also to establishing Saudi Arabia as a pivotal exporter in the region.
  • This initiative not only enhances our product offerings but also ensures that Saudi Arabia leads in sustainable manufacturing practices.
  • We are excited about the prospects this MoU presents for Shaker, LG, and the Kingdom, driving innovation and excellence in the HVAC industry at large."

Shaker, LG and the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA) Sign an MOU to Explore Local Manufacturing of AC Compressors in Saudi Arabia

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Khalid AlFalih, Minister of Investment; Mr. Abdulelah Abunayyan, Chairman of Shaker Group; Eng.

Key Points: 
  • Khalid AlFalih, Minister of Investment; Mr. Abdulelah Abunayyan, Chairman of Shaker Group; Eng.
  • It's a testament to our dedication to not only enhancing local production capabilities but also to establishing Saudi Arabia as a pivotal exporter in the region.
  • This initiative not only enhances our product offerings but also ensures that Saudi Arabia leads in sustainable manufacturing practices.
  • We are excited about the prospects this MoU presents for Shaker, LG, and the Kingdom, driving innovation and excellence in the HVAC industry at large."

Covenant Clearinghouse Engages Prominent Attorney Lawrence S. Robbins of Friedman Kaplan

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Covenant Clearinghouse, the nation's largest trustee and servicer of real estate assessments, is pleased to announce that it has retained Lawrence S. Robbins, of the firm Friedman Kaplan, to represent the company in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Covenant Clearinghouse, the nation's largest trustee and servicer of real estate assessments, is pleased to announce that it has retained Lawrence S. Robbins, of the firm Friedman Kaplan, to represent the company in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Larry clerked for the Honorable John Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, an Assistant to the U.S.
  • Solicitor General, and an Associate Independent Counsel, and was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Mayer Brown LLP.
  • His virtually unrivaled appellate experience includes arguing 20 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court (most recently Ruan v. U.S., No.

John Healy Joins Ryan as Principal in Tax Account Analysis Practice

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Ryan , a leading global tax services and software provider, recently announced that John Healy has joined the Firm as Principal in the Tax Account Analysis practice.

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  • Ryan , a leading global tax services and software provider, recently announced that John Healy has joined the Firm as Principal in the Tax Account Analysis practice.
  • “We are thrilled to welcome John to our ever-growing, highly strategic Tax Account Analysis team,” said Damon Chronis, Ryan President of U.S. Operations .
  • John also served as a Special Trial Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service, litigating the agency’s highest profile tax cases.
  • “I am honored to join Ryan and work with clients to help solve their toughest tax issues,” said John.

Former Senior U.S. Housing Officials Launch New Subsidiary, Gate House Compliance, To Support Fair Lending and Servicing

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Gate House Compliance has been established as a subsidiary of Gate House Strategies , an advisory company co-founded in 2021 by Montgomery and four other former HUD officials and where he serves as Chairman.

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  • Gate House Compliance has been established as a subsidiary of Gate House Strategies , an advisory company co-founded in 2021 by Montgomery and four other former HUD officials and where he serves as Chairman.
  • In creating the compliance subsidiary, Gate House Strategies partners are joined by other luminaries in financial services and specialists in fair lending and consumer protection law and regulation.
  • Michael Waldron is a founding partner of Gate House Compliance.
  • To provide the new advisory firm with operational and analytical support, Gate House Compliance formed an alliance with CrossCheck Compliance , a nationwide regulatory compliance and risk management consulting firm.