DATAMARK Celebrates 27 Years of Delivering Business Process Solutions…
DATAMARK Celebrates 27 Years of Delivering Business Process Solutions…

2017-04-12

“After 27 years, DATAMARK continues to build on its track record of smart and steady growth, via strong partnerships established through a culture of service.” El Paso, Texas April 12, 2017 — DATAMARK was founded in 1989 in El Paso by husband and wife, Bill and Becky Holmes to provide data-processing services for its very first client, an international courier. Since the inception of the company, a prime goal for the founding Holmes family has always been to provide jobs and economic opportunity in the communities DATAMARK serves, beginning with its first operation of 26 employees in El Paso. Since then, the company has grown its global footprint to employ approximately 2,000 staff across five locations in the U.S., Mexico, and India. Throughout this expansion, DATAMARK has continued...

National Press Club And NPC Journalism Institute Call For Release Of Mexican Journalist
National Press Club And NPC Journalism Institute Call For Release Of Mexican Journalist

2017-04-11

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute are calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to release Martín Méndez Pineda, a Mexican journalist who has been imprisoned for the last two months after seeking asylum in the United States. “The jailing of this brave reporter amounts to punishing someone for having followed all of our immigration rules,” said National Press Club President Jeff Ballou. Méndez recently turned 26 in an El Paso detention facility. For the previous three years, he had been a reporter

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Programs
General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Programs

2017-04-11

MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2017 — General Mills released its 2017 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. General Mills continues to make significant progress toward nutrition improvements and sustainable sourcing of their food, as well as climate and pollinator protection – all key highlights of this year’s report. “For 150 years, General Mills has been making food people love while also investing in making the world around us better,” said Ken Powell, chairman and CEO of General Mills. “We believe that being successful in the marketplace and being a force for good go hand in hand. We are proud of the bold actions we have taken to advance sustainability, make innovative nutritional advances to our food, and provide a positive impact in our communities for the consumers we serve.” Improving Nutrition In 2016, General Mills...

RewardExpert Releases 2017’s Most Pet-Friendly U.S. Vacation…
RewardExpert Releases 2017’s Most Pet-Friendly U.S. Vacation…

2017-04-11

Travelers don’t want to bring their dog along on vacation just to leave her cooped up in some hotel room. New York, N.Y. April 11, 2017 — In conjunction with National Pet Day on April 11, RewardExpert –a free service that helps travelers fly for cheap by maximizing their miles and points– is releasing its ranking of the most pet-friendly U.S. vacation destinations for 2017. The report analyzes 53 of the largest cities across the country based on ten key metrics broken down into three key dimensions: pet needs, pet recreation, and city profile. An aggregate score was used to determine which cities are most accommodating for the whole family, including any four-legged family members. RewardExpert also found the best cities based on specific...

Research Proves Financial Education Works
Research Proves Financial Education Works

2017-04-11

Anything worth teaching our kids is worth teaching more than once – and shaping money behavior is easier than changing money behavior. – Susan Beacham, Money Savvy Generation Lake Forest, IL April 11, 2017 — An important study released in the Spring issue of “The Journal of Private Enterprise” confirms that elementary school students as young as third grade are not only able to understand key concepts about finance and economics, they’re eager to. Many parents think teaching young kids about money is beyond a child’s ability to grasp. It is a common misconception that children don’t understand money, but it simply isn’t true and this new research...

Gartner Recognizes Innovaccer as One of the Emerging Companies in Healthcare Data Integration and Exchange Space in Its Population Health Market Report
Gartner Recognizes Innovaccer as One of the Emerging Companies in Healthcare Data Integration and Exchange Space in Its Population Health Market Report

2017-04-10

BERKELEY, Calif., April 10, 2017 — Innovaccer Inc., a leading healthcare analytics company offering comprehensive population health management to aid the value-based transition, has been recognized as one of the emerging companies in the healthcare data integration space in a Gartner report entitled, “Healthcare Provider CIOs Need to Stay on Course and Procure a Population Health Solution 07 February 2017, Laura Craft.” Healthcare is moving towards data-driven operationalization. Solving multiple challenges in healthcare through an analytics backed approach is on every decision maker’s mind. The number of disparate data sources in healthcare and deriving insights out of this whopping amount of data requires a state-of-the-art data integration and exchange capabilities. Innovaccer’s Integrated Data Lake is designed to overcome the data integration barriers and accelerate the...

El Paso Electric First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Notification
El Paso Electric First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Notification

2017-04-10

EL PASO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) will release first quarter 2017 earnings on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. A conference call and presentation will be webcast on El Paso Electric’s website, www.epelectric.com. Please use the following information to access the conference call by phone: Date:       May 3, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. MDT (10:30 a.m. EDT) Dial in #: 888-352-6798...

El Paso Electric First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Notification
El Paso Electric First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Notification

2017-04-10

EL PASO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) will release first quarter 2017 earnings on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. A conference call and presentation will be webcast on El Paso Electric’s website, www.epelectric.com. Please use the following information to access the conference call by phone: Date:       May 3, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. MDT (10:30 a.m. EDT) Dial in #: 888-352-6798...

Three Innovators in Education Named Winners of The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education
Three Innovators in Education Named Winners of The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education

2017-04-10

NEW YORK, April 10, 2017 — The winners of the 2017 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education, one of the most prestigious awards in the field, were announced today. The Prize, founded in 1988 to honor the retiring former CEO, recognizes outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through new approaches. It is administered through an alliance between McGraw-Hill Education and Arizona State University, which began in 2015. The winners were recognized in three categories – U.S. K-12 Education, U.S. Higher Education and International Education – and will each receive an award of $50,000 and an iconic McGraw Prize bronze sculpture. The 2017 McGraw Prize winners are: Dr. Christine Cunningham, Founder and Director of Engineering is Elementary (EiE) at the Museum of Science in Boston is receiving the U.S. K-12 Education prize for pioneering a curriculum that is transforming education by introducing engineering concepts and...

Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2017 NAfME All-National Honor…
Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2017 NAfME All-National Honor…

2017-04-10

On November 28-29, these exceptional young musicians will gather at Walt Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL, to showcase their expert musicianship and perform a gala concert celebrating music education and the arts. RESTON, VA April 10, 2017 — The National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) premier national honor ensembles will be led by four award-winning conductors. The nation’s most elite high school musicians will vie for the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a one-of-a-kind national honor program. The students must first compete at their local, district, and state level to become eligible for this honor. On November 28-29, these exceptional young musicians will gather at Walt Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL, to showcase their expert musicianship and perform a gala concert celebrating music education and the arts. The All-National Honor Ensembles program will kick off on Sunday,...

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