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Susan Maluschka’s newly released “Nameless Women of The Bible” is a potent creation that sheds light on the rest of the key women of the Bible


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“Nameless Women of The Bible”: an illuminating and relevant study that dives into the background of women who were not given enough recognition in the Bible but played an equally important role in the biblical history. “Nameless Women of The Bible” is the creation of published author Susan Maluschka, a member of the LCMS. Her studies are based on the teachings of the Lutheran Church. When she is not creating Bible studies, she enjoys spoiling her children and grandson, traveling, and writing a blog. She lives in Victoria, Texas, with her husband, Charlie.

Maluschka shares, “Eve, Sarah, Ruth, Mary—we are very familiar with these biblical women and we know their stories by heart, but what about the women we are not given names for? There are many women in the Bible that give us their stories, but we have no idea what their name is. Some were positive role models in showing us how to live Christian lives, and some were examples of what not to do. It doesn’t matter if their contribution takes up a paragraph or a single sentence; we can learn from these nameless women. This study will help you to put yourself in their shoes. These wives, daughters, and mothers each played a part in God’s plan for the world and have a story to tell. By going through each instance carefully, we might begin to see them in a different light and discover a lesson we didn’t even know was there.

“Everyone plays a part in God’s plan for this world, and it’s time these ladies received some recognition for their efforts. Nameless Women of the Bible is a twelve-part study that looks deeper into the stories of these women, from their family relationships to the impact their actions have on the community. Once again, their actions speak, and we have only to listen and learn.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Susan Maluschka’s new book is a brilliant manuscript that shares to the readers significant personalities who also played important roles in God’s plan. Here, everyone can take part in these women’s stories and see the wonder in their goodness and faith.

View a synopsis of “Nameless Women of The Bible” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Nameless Women of The Bible” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Nameless Women of The Bible,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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Reverend Terry Loomis’s newly released “Controversial Bible Topics” is a compelling novel that opens a discourse on controversial subjects in the Bible


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“Controversial Bible Topics”: an important read on issues that revolve around the pages of the Bible from a different perspective. “Controversial Bible Topics” is the creation of published author Reverend Terry Loomis, a minister who was ordained into pastoral ministry back in 2004. From 2014 to present, God has brought him back to teaching and ministering to His people. God has also blessed him with an engineering career of 45 years.

Reverend Loomis shares, “Two friends of mine, Reverend Thurman Harris and Bishop Bill Dishman, inspired me to write this book. We would often talk of the differences in the theology of various churches on many topics.

“I tested some of these topics by the text in the Bible, looking to verify each viewpoint from their perspective. I tested these topics using the Bible verses in the way that they would apply them. By taking the Bible verses within their context, we can see if they are demonstrating support for their particular topical viewpoints. I have provided the Bible verses using the King James version. In some cases, I also provided commentaries on the Bible verses that may aid in their understanding.

“By writing this book, I realize that there will always be some people that will feel that their viewpoint is more correct in any case.

“The Bible, having been given to us by the Holy Spirit, is for two purposes: one to instruct us for spiritual growth, the second is how to seek and to save that which is lost leading them to salvation.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Reverend Terry Loomis’s new book brings the readers an interesting manuscript that makes aware the reality of how some are under the influence of false teachings. Hence, it carries a clearer understanding of the truths of the church.

View a synopsis of “Controversial Bible Topics” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Controversial Bible Topics” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Controversial Bible Topics,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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R.K. Sparks’s newly released “The Armies of Gog” is a gripping novel that looks closer at one man’s wars in a world filled with mess and chaos


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“The Armies of Gog”: a brilliant narrative that chronicles the adventure-mission of a Jewish-Palestinian spy in an ever-changing dysfunctional world that lacks of faith. “The Armies of Gog” is the creation of published author R.K. Sparks, a brilliant writer who creates exciting stories of fun, interest, and thrill.

Sparks shares, “Eli Grollenberg is a chameleon—a half-Jewish, half-Palestinian spy for the NSA. His ethnic flexibility, looks and build, fluency in nine languages, and technological genius makes him one of America’s greatest assets. Simply put, he can assume any one of twenty-three unique aliases, which include three women, and be dropped into nearly twenty countries virtually unnoticed.

“Following the election of Donald J. Trump in 2016, things became interesting around the world from an NSA perspective. The only thing more interesting than the brewing civil war in America was the coalition of countries assembling to come against Israel. While nothing new, this group was unique in that it included Russia and a sinister motive that could potentially change the world and fulfill hundreds of Bible prophecies.

“In a world of uncertainty and potential nuclear war, Eli delivers a message of hope from the front lines.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, R.K. Sparks’s new book is an interesting fiction that accounts the life of an NSA spy and the mess of a world he’s tasked to work onto. Eli reaches out to everyone with a wish to inspire them with hope.

View a synopsis of “The Armies of Gog” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “The Armies of Gog” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “The Armies of Gog,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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Mercury Insurance Announces 15% Customer Giveback Program


For nearly 60 years, Mercury has provided best-in-class protection at an affordable price. And during these uncertain times we’re going even further by giving back more than $65 million to our customers.

Recognizing that the COVID-19 crisis has altered driving patterns, resulting in fewer accidents and claims, Mercury Insurance today announced the company would be giving back 15% of monthly auto insurance premiums to customers in April and May. Subject to regulatory approval, the company will automatically credit customers’ accounts, providing much needed relief during this time. The Mercury Giveback program applies to personal auto policyholders in the 11 states in which they operate.

“We want our customers to know we’ve got their back,” said Mercury Insurance President and CEO, Gabriel Tirador. “For nearly 60 years, Mercury has provided best-in-class protection at an affordable price. And during these uncertain times we’re going even further by giving back more than $65 million to our customers.”

The Mercury Giveback Program is the latest step taken by Mercury to provide relief for policyholders who are impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about the company’s response to COVID-19, please visit http://www.mercuryinsurance.com.

ABOUT MERCURY INSURANCE

Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile, homeowners and commercial insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices. For more information visit http://www.mercuryinsurance.com or Facebook.com/MercuryInsurance and follow the company on Twitter.

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Enovational Team Helps Save Maryland Small Businesses


We’re extremely grateful to the Enovational team for taking on our project at a moment’s notice. Thanks to their efforts, and the power of the Maryland OneStop platform, Maryland businesses will have easy online access to get the relief they need.

Two weeks ago, Enovational, a startup specializing in web and app development, aided in efforts to support crucial COVID-19 emergency relief grant and loan applications for Maryland small businesses.

The Maryland Department of Commerce (Maryland DoC) spearheaded the effort to offer vital relief funding to small business owners, and initially sought to build intake forms with third-party applications. After finding that available form building software was not going to cut it, the Maryland DoC turned to the Maryland Department of Information Technology (Maryland DoIT).

Maryland DoIT offered the service of the Maryland OneStop, Maryland’s new statewide initiative for licensing and permitting, and requested support from Enovational, the team who designed and architected the application. The Enovational team built the forms and created custom in-system processing workflows for both applications in one day.

Deputy Secretary of Technology, Lance Schine had this to say, “We’re extremely grateful to the Enovational team for taking on our project at a moment’s notice. Thanks to their efforts, and the power of the Maryland OneStop platform, Maryland businesses will have easy online access to get the relief they need.”


  • Eight hour turnaround time from initial request to application and workflow publication.
  • To date, 12,200 grant applications and 5,300 loan applications have been submitted.
  • The team is using Salesforce solutions to help the VA government save small businesses.

About Enovational Corp.:

Enovational is a D.C.-based tech startup and the creator of the Maryland OneStop, among other custom products for state agencies across MD, VA, WV, and D.C. As one of the fastest growing startups in the DMV, Enovational has grown over 2000% in the past two years, and is projected to continue growing throughout 2020. Enovational stands out from other companies in its intense focus on user-centered design, with the majority of its team consisting of experienced UX professionals.

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Center for Cosmetic Surgery Donates Gloves, Masks to Local Colorado Hospital


It was the right thing to do as a way of thanking those healthcare workers on the front line caring for COVID-19 patients.

“We felt morally bound to donate during these tough times,” states Dr. Andrew Wolfe of the Center for Cosmetic Surgery. His practice, co-owned by Dr. Steven Vath and Dr. Paul Steinwald recently donated PPE (personal protective equipment) to be used in the hospital. The donation, which consisted of gloves and surgical masks, was given directly to Dr. Brian Wickham, of Physician Anesthesia Services (PAS). PAS partners with Center for Cosmetic Surgery to provide anesthesia at their Golden, CO surgical facility.

In an email to the Center, Dr. Wickham writes, “I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to your team for providing the supplies to protect PAS and our patients. The bountiful load of 1200 surgical masks and 1800 gloves went into immediate use.

“It has always been apparent to over the years of working together that the team at CCS shares the same philosophy as PAS of providing the highest level of care and compassion for our patients. I am honored to have this relationship.”

About Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Drs. Wolfe, Vath, and Steinwald are Board Certified Plastic Surgeons and owners at The Center for Cosmetic Surgery (https://www.thecenterforcosmeticsurgery.net/) in Golden, Colorado. They are known for giving their patients beautiful, natural-looking results.

Center for Cosmetic Surgery Contact

Kara Blatherwick

Social Media/Marketing Director

(303) 278-2600

kara@denverccs.com

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OmniSYS Provides Free Resource to Help Pharmacies Operationalize COVID-19 Testing


OmniSYS free COVID-19 resource for pharmacies

OmniSYS Provides Free Resource to Help Pharmacies Operationalize COVID-19 Testing

We are uniquely positioned to support clinical services at pharmacies, and we want help ease the burden for pharmacists on the front lines by sharing our expertise on how to operationalize COVID-19 testing encounters without pharmacies having to worry about the cost.

In light of the declaration yesterday by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) that authorized pharmacists to administer COVID-19 tests, OmniSYS is proud to announce that we are providing all pharmacies free access to the OmniSYS Training Center™, which guides pharmacists through all aspects of the process to operationalize COVID-19 testing, including required waivers, enrollment, documentation, medical benefit coverage and billing. In addition, all existing customers of the OmniSYS cloud-based pharmacy EHR will receive immediate access to COVID-19 testing encounter forms to support the automated documentation, reimbursement (where permitted) and care plan communication at no additional cost.

“During a national emergency like COVID-19, it’s essential for everyone to do what they can to support each other. We are uniquely positioned to support clinical services at pharmacies, and we want help ease the burden for pharmacists on the front lines by sharing our expertise on how to operationalize COVID-19 testing encounters without pharmacies having to worry about the cost,” said John King, OmniSYS chief executive officer. “We have always been passionate about building solutions that enable pharmacists in their role as providers, and we’re thankful that we have an opportunity to offer our support to pharmacists during this difficult time so they can continue to focus on serving their communities.”

Because a pharmacist assumes the role of a provider in clinical encounters such as COVID-19 testing, there are documentation and reimbursement requirements for the pharmacist that are similar to the requirements in physician encounters. The OmniSYS Training Center provides contracting, credentialing, documentation and reimbursement guidance for pharmacists in their role as providers of care.

The complementary COVID-19 resource section within the OmniSYS Training Center provides step-by-step guidance for pharmacists to start administering COVID-19 testing including how to order tests, apply for the required state licensing, administer the nasal swab, bill for the encounter with a payer, submit positive cases and share the results with the patient’s other care providers.

“As a pharmacist, yesterday’s announcement by HHS was an important step in acknowledging the critical role that pharmacists can play in public health. Most of the pharmacists I know, myself included, chose this career not just to improve outcomes through medication but also to provide hands-on, clinical care,” said David Pope, PharmD, CDE, OmniSYS chief innovation officer. “Pharmacists already provide essential clinical services every day including immunizations, medication therapy management, point-of-care testing and diabetes education. Formalizing approval for COVID-19 testing to be administered by pharmacists was a logical next step to help increase access to a critical public health resource during this time of crisis.”

To request access to the OmniSYS Training Center, please visit omnisys.com/covid-19-testing.

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AGB Releases Indispensable Risk Management Resource for Boards as Colleges and Universities Grapple with the Effects of COVID-19


The vast unforeseen implications of the coronavirus pandemic are now a reality that all institutions and their governing boards are grappling with,” said Henry Stoever, AGB president and CEO. “This book provides practical insights and guidance that boards can use to proactively oversee risk, both in

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the premier organization representing higher education governance, today published Risk Management: An Accountability Guide for University and College Boards, Second Edition in an effort to provide timely, relevant guidance to governing boards about effective risk management. As higher education institutions work to navigate the far-reaching implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, this publication serves as an indispensable resource for boards. This new guide is available at AGB.org/RiskManagement.

Veteran trustee and university leader Janice M. Abraham co-authored the publication with three of her United Educators(UE) colleagues to prepare boards to foster a culture that embraces and prepares for risk, and to help senior administrators develop and support the board in providing appropriate oversight. Her co-authors are Sarah Braughler, Liza Kabanova, and Justin Kollinger.

“If higher education ever needed to fully engage with a comprehensive risk management program, now is the time,” said Abraham, UE president and CEO. “COVID-19 sharpens the focus on short-, medium-, and long-term risks and opportunities. In the short term, the focus must be on the safety and health of our community; in the medium term, 2021 enrollment; and in the long term, potential mergers and shifts for online learning and funding priorities that demand boards lean into enterprise risk management.”

The new edition builds on the importance of enterprise risk management (ERM), introduced in the first edition, as a process that administrators can use in collaboration with their boards to assess and manage institution-wide risks and the forces that shape the risk environment for higher education. This new version also reflects the latest expert thinking on how to approach ERM comprehensively. It underscores how risk oversight has evolved in the past few years, offering chapters such as “Risks to Strategic Direction,” “Risks to Institutional Resources,” “Risks to the Student Experience,” and “Advancing Reputation.” This new version also contains questions that boards can ask to assess the next stage in the risk management process.

The second edition also adds a level of understanding about how the maturation of institutional risk management should progress to reach higher levels of ERM practice.

“The vast unforeseen implications of the coronavirus pandemic are now a reality that all institutions and their governing boards are grappling with,” said Henry Stoever, AGB president and CEO. “This book provides practical insights and guidance that boards can use to proactively oversee risk, both in terms of responding to unexpected crises and preparing for what’s to come.”

A complimentary e-book version of Risk Management, Second Edition is available for members to download on the AGB website. A hard copy format is available for purchase with a membership discount.

About AGB

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is the premier membership organization that strengthens higher education governing boards and the strategic roles they serve within their organizations. Through our vast library of resources, educational events, and consulting services, and with nearly 100 years of experience, we empower 40,000 AGB members from more than 2,000 institutions and foundations to navigate complex issues, implement leading practices, streamline operations, and govern with confidence. AGB is the trusted resource for board members, chief executives, and key administrators on higher education governance and leadership.

About United Educators

United Educators (UE), a reciprocal risk retention group, is a licensed insurance company owned and governed by more than 1,600 member schools, colleges, and universities throughout the United States. Members range from small independent schools to multi-campus public universities. UE partners with its members to reduce risk through education-specific insurance coverage and risk management programs. UE’s comprehensive suite of resources is designed to engage the entire campus community—faculty, staff, and students—in managing risk. For more information, visit http://www.ue.org.

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AllazoHealth names pharmaceutical industry analytics expert Mark Degatano to advisory board


“The AllazoHealth approach of using artificial intelligence effectively addresses an important, long-standing problem in patient adherence and engagement,” said Mr. Degatano.

AllazoHealth, a company that uses artificial intelligence to help pharmaceuticals, payers, and pharmacies improve medication adherence and quality outcomes, announced today that pharmaceutical industry veteran Mark Degatano will be joining the company’s Advisory Board. Mr. Degatano has over 35 years of industry experience spanning client, vendor and start-up areas. He currently serves on the advisory boards of several innovative providers in the pharmaceutical industry, and is a leader in developing and commercializing data-based solutions to help companies improve brand performance and grow sales.

“Mark brings a wealth of experience in the pharmaceutical space and with analytics that is incredibly aligned with the value that AllazoHealth provides to the market,” commented Devraj Mukherjee, Vice President of Business Development for AllazoHealth. “We’re looking forward to leveraging Mark’s experience to continue on our growth trajectory.”

Prior to joining the AllazoHealth advisory board, Mr. Degatano’s professional background included 24 years with Merck where he rose to Vice President of Customer Insights. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of ComSort Inc., a healthcare data analytics company. In addition, he has worked at numerous data and service providers, including Symphony Health, Prognos, IQVIA, and Aptus Health.

“The AllazoHealth approach of using artificial intelligence effectively addresses an important, long-standing problem in patient adherence and engagement,” said Mr. Degatano. “I’m confident my experiences on the client and solutions sides will help the company more effectively express the great value their AI capabilities bring to brand performance, and ultimately improves patient engagement.”

According to Mr. Degatano, while many suppliers talk “AI”, very few can actually demonstrate how it benefits brand marketers. “This shortfall is especially true in the increasingly important ability to drive patient engagement. Over the next few years, there will be a greater focus on AI-based solutions that actually achieve their patient engagement goals. This is where AllazoHealth is already making a significant improvement on behalf of its clients,” he concluded.

Mr. Degatano holds a B.A. in mathematics and an M.A. in statistics, both from Boston University. He is joining AllazoHealth’s advisory board effective immediately.

To learn more about AllazoHealth, please visit http://www.allazohealth.com or email contact@allazohealth.com

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Suntuity AirWorks and Suntuity University Present Free Multi-Series Webinars to Help First Responders Leverage Drones to Combat COVID-19


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We created these webinars to enable our heroes on the front lines of this pandemic to leverage drone technologies readily available today to effectively fight the coronavirus pandemic while minimizing potential for harm to themselves. -Marc Pretorius, Head of Training for Suntuity AirWorks

Suntuity AirWorks (https://suntuityairworks.com), through its collaboration with Suntuity University’s AirWorks Academy (https://suntuityuniversity.com/airworks-academy/), is offering free webinars to introduce public safety officials to drone technologies that can enable them in their fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Leveraging Suntuity University’s Learning Management Systems and Suntuity AirWorks’ enterprise equipment support teams (https://suntuityairworks.com/enterprise/), the webinars will enable public safety officials and first responders to take immediate advantage of the safety and efficiency of drone technologies and services during the pandemic.

The free webinars are a part of the Suntuity Group Pledge offerings (http://suntuitygroup.com/suntuity-cares/) to give back to communities when they need it the most, and help them work safer and smarter by ensuring public safety personnel have access to the same lifesaving drone technologies used across Europe and Asia to effectively flatten the coronavirus infection curve.

“We created these webinars to enable our heroes on the front lines of this pandemic to leverage drone technologies readily available today to effectively fight the coronavirus pandemic while minimizing potential for harm to themselves,” said Marc Pretorius, Head of Training for Suntuity AirWorks. “The services that drones can provide, from aerial sanitization to thermal disease inspection, are too important to ignore. Now is the time to act quickly in order to make sure our cities and towns have the tools and knowledge they need in order to save lives in the face of this growing pandemic.”

The first of three scheduled webinars is available now at https://suntuityairworks.com/mavic-2-public-safety-webinar/, with two following each consecutive week.

Suntuity AirWorks is further prepared to, on an as-needed basis, train public safety officials and first responders on how and why drone integration can update their existing services.

For more information on Suntuity AirWorks and its drone services, click here: https://suntuityairworks.com/enterprise/

For more information on Suntuity University and its training capabilities, click here: https://suntuityuniversity.com/

About Suntuity AirWorks

Suntuity AirWorks (http://suntuityairworks.com) is the UAV and Drone services division of the Suntuity Group of Companies, with drone and UAV service offerings in multiple countries and across the US. It’s hardware and software platforms deliver state of the art industry-specific solutions from DJI, FLIR, Berkley and other reputable organizations. Suntuity Airworks recently acquired BirdsiVideo and Osprey Assessments, two of the largest UAS service networks across the United States.

About Suntuity University

Suntuity University (https://suntuityuniversity.com/) is the comprehensive drone and solar training division of the Suntuity Group of companies. Students of AirWorks Academy can receive a Certified Drone Professional (CDP) certification through a curriculum that covers a wide range of drone regulations, processes, technologies and solutions.

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