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James Dondero Donates Millions To The Dallas Community

The Dallas community has a number of reasons to smile about, due to the hefty donations made by James Dondero. Dondero, the president and the Co-founder of Highlands Capital Management-(financial firm, based in Dallas), is committed to the Dallas community. Through his firm, James has proven his value and commitment to the community. This commitment is seen through his support on community projects that promote education and the overall economy. The support is facilitated through a number of partnership with non -profit organizations.

One of Dondero’s recent funding was on the Dallas Zoo that has been for a long time without hippos. Under his leadership at Highland Capital Management, he funded $1 million in an effort to bring hippos back to the Zoo. At the moment, this community is not only embracing natural heritage but also attracting tourists to the zoo. This is impacting positively on their economy. Consequently, this has made Dallas the fastest growing areas in the United States.

Having studied at the University of Virginia and with extensive experience makes Dondero appreciate education. Therefore, to show this, he has dedicated his resources to his firm’s scholarship program to fund educational causes, within Dallas. One donation includes the $2 million donated to Southern Methodist University.Through this donation; students are given a platform to explore opportunities abroad and an internship and mentorship by prominent leaders. Alongside this donation is the Family Place. This is an agency that aids victims of violence. Recently, the Dallas community received $16.5 million for the construction of a counseling center. Through this program, they have been educated on violence prevention and intervention measures.

Beyond philanthropy, the Dallas community understands that they have a place and person to go to for financial advice.This place is Highland Capital management. Having started in 1993, it offers an array of services like collateralized loan, credit management, alternative markets, retirement planning, among other financial services.

James Dondero is a financial expert and a philanthropist.He has always been passionate about finance, which explains why he studied commerce at Virginia University. It’s through hard work that he has risen to success, from a corporate bond analyst to a president of the most respected financial service corporations, in America.

Dentistry on another Level at MB2 Dental

Dr. Chris Steven Villanueva is the founder of an incredible company called MB2 Dental. Dr. Villanueva also works as a practitioner who is passionate about balancing the dentistry active practitionering. MB2 Dental has benefited many professionals in over 70 affiliated locations in six states. The centers have built reputation for satisfying the patients abundantly. The firm has about 533 committed employees who work hard to give patients the best services.

Over the years, the dental practice has been typical like the traditional ones which sounded uninspiring for Dr. Villanueva. Therefore, he established MB2 Dental to bring on the table a unique practice in the dental field that focuses more on the health than profit margins gained by other dentists in the same domain. His primary idea was to have a dental center that is entirely dentist-owned, concerned about health, focused on autonomy and having fun together at work. MB2 turned out to be precisely that dental center.

According to Dr. Chris, the idea of founding MB2 came when he graduated from the university. A student graduating from dental school has only two options, whether to start a private practice offering less bureaucracy, ownership, complete clinical autonomy or join a large group practice which includes state of the art technology, CE availability, and economies of scale among others. Therefore Villanueva created a model that provides both options in one workplace.

At MB2 Dental, Chris surrounds himself with intelligent people who bring great ideas to life in the company. He appreciates the role of technology is playing in the dental industry which enhances the patient treatment and records. Mr. Villanueva believes he is more productive because he does not take himself seriously and he thinks that great ideas and trust come through humor. He believes in self-reflection as an entrepreneur to experience profitability. Chris Villanueva enjoys reading “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek which he advises the community to read.

MB2 Dental is a promising future for dentistry. It is firmly based on a youngster culture supported by practical success and experience. Moreover, it creates an environment where dentists grow and learn together. The firm has an expert team which deals with Legal, HR, compliance and payroll matters curbing marketing challenges that dentists face. Also, the practitioners have a bi-yearly retreat where they get time to know and have fun with fellow intelligent dentists in the industry. Dr. Chris Villanueva is positive that MB2 will give dentistry globe a different view.

Top 5 Most Beautiful Churches in Minnesota

Some of the pristine houses of worship in the United States are found in Minnesota. These structures are lovely, and their designs range from historical to modern structures. Some of these beautiful churches include:

1. Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church

This building is endowed with central steeple and pointed spires. This church was constructed in 1916 and was once the second tallest structure in Minneapolis. Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church has a unique English Rural Gothic architecture.

2. Church of St. Mary’s

This church is situated on a hilltop in New Tier and was built in 1909. The Church of St. Mary’s is considered a historic structure and has a French Beaux-Arts style architecture.

3. St. Andrew’s Church, St. Paul

This building currently serves as an arts academy. Its design is considered as Spanish Mission Revival.

4. Assumption Chapel-Grasshopper Chapel

This building was reconstructed in 1951 after a serious tornado destroyed it.

5. Episcopal Church of Our Savior

This building was developed in 1903 and has Gothic and Tudor like features. The architect behind this historical masterpiece is John Sutcliffe.

About Bishop Williams and Mighty Fortress International Church

Bishop Williams is an evangelist and the founder of Mighty Fortress International Church. He has been a minister of the word of God for the last three decades. Bishop Williams is a pastor who commands so much respect from the congregation he serves. His favorite sermons revolve around the applicability of treasures. He believes that following the word of God would bring an end to a broad range of problems, such as poverty, sin, racism, diseases, moral decay, sickness, and rebellion against God.

Bishop Williams is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Centre and the North Central University. This man of God also has a master’s degree in organizational leadership. Bishop Williams is a family man, and he is married to Sabrina R. Grant, and together they have three children.

Mighty Fortress International Ministries is a multidimensional and multifaceted ministry. It also conducts outreach activities and runs numerous support groups. This house of worship is known for its revelatory teaching, instructional preaching, and an authentic style of worship. Bishop Williams is one of the people who has fully dedicated their lives to God and the ministry.

Neurocore Publishes 8 Facts about Depression That Everyone Should Know

According to an article published by Neurocore on their official website, the data obtained from several studies indicates that about 16 million adults in the US alone are affected by depression every year. This translates to about 6.7 percent of the total American population. While, on the positive side, the problem is usually fully treatable for most patients, close to two thirds of the affected people do not seek treatment and continue to suffer in silence mainly because of the stigma associated with depression. This stigma is usually borne out of ignorance and, in an attempt to eradicate such ignorance, Neurocore published a list of 8 facts that everybody should know about depression and they include the following;
 Depression is not necessarily always caused by any external factors and can just as easily develop naturally on its own. However, people exposed to some specific factors such as stressful life events may be at higher risk of depression.
 Depression can take different forms and each is classified according to the effects that it has on the people that suffer from it.
 It is not always easy to immediately detect the signs and symptoms of depression
 Depression is not just a mental problem but if affects the body physically as well
 The World Health Organization reports that it is the leading cause of disability among people aged between 15 and 44
 Research into depression is inadequate and is in urgent need of increased funding
 There is no case of depression that is too severe to be treated. However, treatment for depression is much easier if it is started during the earlier stages.
Neurocore was founded in January 2004 and is now made up of several brain performance centers located in different parts of the country. The centers provide brain-based assessments that are data driven as well as training programs which help children and adults manage their stress levels, in addition to improving their concentration and sleep patterns.
The core activities that are conducted by Neurocore Brain Performance Centers are majorly intended to provide a non-intrusive treatment option for people who suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD, sleep challenges and other similar problems.

James Dondero’s Total Commitment to His Industry and Community

James Dondero, is the Highland Capital Management’s co-founder and president. Highland Capital Management, L.P. was found in 1993, and it is based in Dallas, Texas. They also have offices in Seoul, Singapore, and New York. This company is a registered adviser that is SEC-registered. Along with their affiliates, they are worth approximately $18 billion in assets under management. Being one of the most experienced and biggest alternative credit managers worldwide, they specialize in credit strategies, like collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), special and distressed private equity, and credit hedge funds. Highland also provides alternative investments, including natural resources and long/short equities.

His Previous Experience

Dondero earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Virginia in Commerce, finance and accounting. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Managerial Accountant. He has more 30 years of experience in credit markets, and his work history before establishing Highland Capital includes the following:

  • Dondero was Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary chief investment officer from 1989 to 1993. He helped this company earn over $2 billion with a concept.
  • He worked for American Express from 1985 to 1989 managing about $1 billion in fixed income for American Express.
  • Before working for American Express, he finished JP Morgan’s financial training program.

Dondero also serves on several executive boards. He is the chairman for CCS Medical, Cornerstone Healthcare Group, and NexBank. He also serves on the boards of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and American Banknote Corporation.

His Philanthropy Efforts

Dondero has donated millions to various charities and non-profits in Dallas. He also has shown high commitment to improve educational opportunities within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. He donated and partnered with The Family Place, the Dallas Zoo,
Education is Freedom, Snowball Express, Perot Museum of Natural Science, Uplift Education, and more.

Neurocore Has An Innovative Treatment For Depression

Depression is a serious mental condition that can happen to anyone at anytime. Most people do not recognize the symptoms of depression, and often times there are no symptoms present. There are varying degrees of depression, and Doctors treat cases in many different ways. Depression is a form of mental health that no one wants to talk about. New scientific innovation treatments are being discovered and offered by Neurocore. They firmly believe that the brain’s operation and function can be changed. They base their treatment on the fact that the brain can be trained to have optimal control and speed. They have learned that the neurolasticity in the brain will enable it to dynamic and flexible. Training the brain and exercising it at Neurocore will allow the brain to change and improve the structure so that it operates better. Neuro feed back is a term that describes a reward system for the brain. The brain can be taught to function better with a program of positive reinforcements, practice and repetitions. Neurocore will determine where the brain is operating too slow or too fast. At that time the Neuro feed back sessions will train the brain to operate at an appropriate speed.

Neurocore does not base the program on behaviors or symptoms only. It is centered on brain data from real people that has been scientifically gathered over the past ten years. Many of Neurocore’s clients have received better brain function and relief from the annoying symptoms. Once the brain is moving optimally, you are assured to have awareness, restorative sleep, calmness, energy, focus and efficiency. Neurocore does this by first doing a diagnostic test on the brain using very high performance, quality technology. They attach sensors to the head, then record the data received from the brain. They analyze the data to discover the cause of your symptoms, then prepare a program that is designed especially for you. They use bio feed back to teach you to breathe slower or deeper to make the heart function better, therefore the blood and oxygen will flow properly. Neurocore is definitely a scientific innovation.

More information on Neurocore can be found on Facebook.

NuoDB Creating Business Opportunities with its SQL Database Systems

Technological systems are changing, and so is its utility in business. Notably, the software market is undergoing an evolution which has presented new market opportunities. Companies are left to either create new means to remain viable to the market or to set the pace for consumers and market competitors. To be influential to this evolution, you need a database application that can easily adapt to the opportunity. SQL Database by NuoDB has indeed had the same impact on the market.

Company History

NuoDB is a tech-company that offers database application software. Upon its founding in 2008, the company was initially named NimbusDB but later changed to NuoDB in 2011. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, NuoDB co-founders, Barry S. Morris and Jim Starkey, patented their “Elastically Scalable Database” in 2011 but was approved in 2012. That attracted a venture capital surmounting $12 million.

How SQL Database Works

The company divides data into software elements known as atoms in its SQL Database. Built around a durable cache design, the database can store information through its in-memory caches. That makes it support cloud elasticity to ensure data is securely stored and maintained. The system also identifies data deadlocks and resolves access challenges.

The company’s primary focus is to offer consumers application migration to the cloud, build non-existent cloud application through the combination of traditional cloud database systems with the new SQL databases. Further, through its SQL database, NuoDB provides a cost-effective system that meets the ever-changing needs of the consumers.

New And Colorful Lime Crime!

Lime Crime is still the leader of color in the makeup/hair world. Unicorn Hair Semi-permanent Fantasy hair color has arrived. They have released eight new shades of hair color, available in full coverage color and temporary color. They are:

* Moonchild – Pastel lavender tint

* Cloud – Periwinkle blue tint

* Kawaii – Baby violet tint

* Mint Ice – Frosted mint tint

* Tweet – Chick yellow tint

* Valentine – Crimson red full coverage

* Bubblegum Rose – Warm rose pink full coverage

* Aesthetic – Mauve full coverage

These colors are meant to be used by beginners and professionals. The dye is very easy to use and leaves hair feeling smooth with a nice scent, no harsh chemical smells here. It is also conditioning the hair while giving it color. They give everyone a chance to show their individuality and creativity. Unicorn Hair hopes to provide vibrant and saturated colors before fading in a natural and organic way.

The company is vegan and cruelty free. They are certified by PETA and Leaping Bunny as being vegan and cruelty free. They use vegetable dyes that are natural and does not damage your hair. The Unicorn Hair dye does not contain any harsh chemicals or bleach! They originally released thirteen shades and they now have over 21 shades in the hair dye collection and are looking to add more creative shades.

Doe Deere, CEO of Lime Crime, says that she is excited to see what her unicorns can do with all the new colors available to them. She has tried to create shades that she would wear herself. She hopes it helps everyone release their self expression by being able to combine different colors to create unique and interesting style combinations. A hair dyers dream come true.

You can follow Lime Crime on their website.

 

Agora Financial, offering best financial advice

Agora Financial, an organization that is famous for delivering information in the field of finance through numerous publications and mediums. They write and manage content regarding topics on investment and future plans. They also try to cover all the aspects of stock market in their publications. The main aim behind the formation of this company was to educate people who are new to the field of finance. They also focus on giving investment advice so that they can increase their financial wealth. One of the unique things about this company is that they try to offer their customers alternative ways for financing which are smart, unique and rarely used so that their customers can stand out among others in terms of their finances.

 

In most of the scenarios, it is advisable to invest in the companies when they are new and in their immature phase. People who bought the shares in very famous companies such as Facebook in its initial phases of growth were quite successful as they can now make big profits out of it. Contrary to it, those who invest in large businesses after they have gown and become successful, they have to face some loss as the return on investment is not very high. That is why, the decision regarding which company to invest in is quite difficult as it requires the right prediction of outcomes or their success. This all has been made quite easier now by Agora Financial. They offer best investment advices to their clients and influence them to invest in companies that are in their initial stages of development. This will help them to gain larger financial benefits from them.

 

This company offers financial advices on various platforms according to their clients’ ease. Their clients can follow any one of the platform that seems quite comfortable. The company spreads its content through YouTube videos, newsletters, webinars and a lot more.

For more information follow Agora Financial on Facebook and Twitter.

New, Comprehensive Technology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Any cancer diagnosis is devastatingly difficult to hear and accept. And in today’s world, the disease is so rampant and has touched so many lives that it just can’t be ignored. Cancer Treatment Centers of America touts they treat patients as uniquely as each patient looks and feels.

What is Different About Cancer Treatment Centers of America?
At Cancer Treatment Centers of America, you are assigned a doctor who is an expert at the type of cancer you are fighting. At the same time, you are assigned a full team of professionals that are qualified to help you with the side effects of treatments, maintaining a positive tone, keeping your energy and strength levels up during your treatment period.

Your full team is under one roof and they all partner together with you to understand the terms and progression of your cancer and how it is impacting you and your family every day. They are also known for employing the most current technological advances to seek an accurate diagnosis, the best treatment course of action and then delivering that treatment.

Press Release
In a February press release, Cancer Treatment Centers of America announced a new partnership with both Allscripts and NantHealth, plus their technology platforms to collectively kick off a custom, comprehensive treatment stage for the treatment of cancer. What does that mean exactly? It means that nationwide oncologists have helped to compile a collection of statistics surrounding cancer care information. The data collection will provide the doctor with all the most recent facts about your cancer and how different treatment methods have previously interacted with their patients. The integration of these systems will enable your doctor to:
• Customize your treatment for your unique needs
• Compare the results of different treatments
• Assess the delivery expense associated with each treatment
• Review each option with the patient to best understand the treatment impacts and quality of life.
• The database will remain in a current state as oncology doctors, and nurses will be maintaining and updating the information as we continue to gain more experience with this disease, which still seems to be smart about the way it infiltrates our bodies.

Having this incredible and complete information source at the fingertips of those who know best how to put it to effective use is an excellent thing as we continue to make strides towards defeating this enemy.