JuiceWell Now Offering Complimentary Nutritionist Consultation


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JuiceWell, (https://shopjuicewell.com/) a juice and health bar in Houston, Texas, is pleased to help customers achieve success with their juice cleanse by offering a free in-store nutritionist consultation.

“Juice cleanse is the perfect way to reboot your taste buds, which helps you change to healthier eating habits!” says spokesperson Wen Qin. “Now you can visit our store for a free nutritionist consultation. Support during any healthy life change is important. With our consultation, you’ll benefit from our years of experience. Not only will we personalize the best plan for your needs, we’ll discuss the outcome you can expect, help you manage expectations, alert you to any mild side effects and ensure you have all the tools you need for a successful juice cleanse.”

Qin cites juicing as a great way to give your body a break from excess caffeine, refined sugars, processed carbs, sweetened beverages and fast food, and notes that most people find it easier to continue on with healthy eating habits after refreshing their body with a nutrient-dense cleanse.

All of the juices in the cleanse program are created by cold-press extraction to ensure the retention of nutrients and vitamins. Using heat to process juice destroys much of its benefits, which is why JuiceWell only uses cold-press methods.

To learn more, visit https://shopjuicewell.com/our-juice and https://shopjuicewell.com/our-roots.

About JuiceWell

JuiceWell is a cold-press juicery and health bar in Houston, Texas. We focus on extracting maximum nutritional value from the fruits and vegetables we use and also source sustainable, local produce wherever possible. Our goal is to partner with you to provide affordable, convenient juice and smoothie options for your healthy eating goals.

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Wen Qin

JuiceWell

3773 Richmond Ave. Houston TX 77046

Regions Financial Center – Greenway Plaza

Phone 713-401-9698

info (at) juicewellonline.com

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Lafayette, CA Dental Implant Specialist, Dr. Andrew Ferrier, Speaks at Full Arch Business Symposium


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Lafayette, CA Prosthodontist, Dr. Andrew Ferrier, Presents at the Full Arch Business Symposium in Boston, MA

My goal for this seminar is that every dentist leaves with the ability to perform full arch immediate load cases at a high level.

Renowned prosthodontist and dental implant specialist from Lafayette, CA, Dr. Andrew Ferrier will present at the upcoming Full Arch Business Symposium held by BioHorizons® and Progressive Dental. The program is designed for dentists that are new to full arch immediate load dental implant treatments. This two-day course provides attendees with an A to Z look at this premium tooth replacement process, starting with the patient and ending with the treatment.

The Full Arch Business Symposium will be held on October 18-19, 2019 at Aloft Boston Seaport District in Boston, MA. The goal of the symposium will be to improve business strategies and clinical techniques, including increasing case acceptance, achieving exceptional treatment results and tips to streamline treatment. Presenters and leaders of the event include Dr. Ferrier, Dr. Arshiya Sharafi and Bart Knellinger of Progressive Dental. The two-day event, which includes a live surgery, educates clinicians on every element of a full arch dental implant treatment, including:

  • Recognizing eligible patients and properly diagnosing their condition
  • Performing the surgical steps
  • An introduction to the TeethXpress® method of tooth replacement
  • Minimizing chair time
  • Creating custom marketing strategies

This is Dr. Ferrier’s second time presenting at this event. He and Dr. Sharafi teach similar courses throughout the country year-round. “My goal for this seminar is that every dentist leaves with the ability to perform full arch immediate load cases at a high level,” says Dr. Ferrier.

Full arch dental implants are used to restore a patient’s mouth after they have experienced complete tooth loss or have multiple failing teeth. Dental implants are placed into the jawbone to mimic the function of tooth roots, and a full arch prosthesis of new teeth is attached over top. Once the treatment is complete, patients can enjoy full function of their mouth again and have a smile they can feel confident to show off.

Dr. Ferrier has vast experience with full arch dental implants and has completed over 1,000 immediate load cases. This technique allows patients to avoid months of healing time and instead leave his office with aesthetically appealing and functional teeth the same day as their implant surgery. As a prosthodontist, Dr. Ferrier also specializes in the restorative aspect of the procedure, creating natural-looking full arch bridges for patients. His practice, East Bay Healthy Smiles, offers patients comprehensive dental care, including general dentistry, cosmetic treatments and dental implants. He is an avid instructor and works closely with BioHorizons to educate fellow dentists on full arch immediate load dental implants.

Those interested in learning more about the Full Arch Business Symposium, Dr. Ferrier, or how to receive dental implants as a permanent tooth replacement in Lafayette, CA, are invited to call East Bay Healthy Smiles at 925-283-0313 or visit the practice website at http://www.eastbayhealthysmiles.com.

About the Prosthodontist

East Bay Healthy Smiles offers cutting-edge care in Lafayette, CA, with a focus on general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. Prosthodontist, Dr. Andrew Ferrier, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA and his Post-Graduate Prosthodontics Certificate from the University of California San Francisco. He has served as the lead prosthodontist in the Oakland office of the nation-wide dental implant company ClearChoice and was an assistant clinical professor at UCSF. In addition to working at his private practice, Dr. Ferrier travels the country with BioHorizons, educating dentists on full arch immediate load dental implants. With his years of expertise in this treatment, Dr. Ferrier offers All-on-4® and TeethXpress® same day dental implant solutions at his state-of-the-art Lafayette, CA facility. To learn more about Dr. Ferrier and the services offered at East Bay Healthy Smiles, visit http://www.eastbayhealthysmiles.com or call the office at 925-283-0313.

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Workers’ Compensation and Liability TPA Alternative Service Concepts Named a 2019 Best Places to Work in Insurance


“Every employee in our company deserves credit”

Alternative Service Concepts, LLC (ASC), a national workers’ compensation and property and casualty claims third-party administrator (TPA), recently announced it was named to the 2019 Best Places to Work in Insurance list. This award program is a joint effort between Business Insurance and Best Companies Group (BCG) that serves to identify and recognize the best employers for outstanding workplace performance in the insurance industry each year, as surveyed by employees.

ASC’s quest to become a customer-centric company aligns with its mission statement to take care of its employees. By taking care of its employees, ASC’s employees can then take care its customers. A result of continually fulfilling a commitment to employee support through engagement and overall satisfaction has helped award ASC this honorable distinction for the sixth consecutive year.

“Every employee in our company deserves credit for being named as a Best Places to Work in Insurance. This honor begins by treating each other with dignity and respect, and working together to meet the needs of our clients,” said Glenn Backus, President of Alternative Service Concepts. “The best thing management can do is create an environment that enables the success of our team. Our team takes pride in servicing their clients, and I couldn’t be prouder to be associated with some of the most dedicated professionals in the industry.”

ASC believes that a great company culture, plus satisfied employees, equals the best outcomes for all.

METHODOLOGY: For a company to make the Best Places to Work in Insurance list, each company is first broken down by category and size for ranking purposes. Each company must then demonstrate that it meets or exceeds a minimum standard of excellence in a variety of employment-related metrics that are measured against other employers in this industry, as well as other companies nationwide. This information is drawn from a two-part survey conducted by all participating companies. One part of the survey evaluates, in confidentiality, employees’ workplace experience and company culture, and the other gathers information on the employer’s benefits, policies, practices, and other information.

Alternative Service Concepts (ASC), a six-consecutive-year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance is an integrity-based company delivering workers’ compensation, and P&C claims management expertise and customized solutions to their partners. Headquartered in Nashville, TN with offices located strategically throughout the nation, ASC and its predecessors have provided workers’ compensation, and property/casualty claims management services for over 35 years. Since its inception, ASC has built a reputation for professionalism, expertise, and efficiency, consistently exceeding client expectations. For more information, visit http://www.ascrisk.com.

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Howard Fischer Associates Helps Gigamon Recruit Mandeep Khera, Vice President of Demand Generation & Channel Marketing


“Working with Howard Fischer Associates has always been a productive and enjoyable experience,” said Shane Buckley, President, Gigamon.

Howard Fischer Associates (“HFA”), one of the leading executive and board search firms in the nation for more than 35 years, has helped client Gigamon recruit Mandeep Khera as Vice President of Demand Generation and Channel Marketing. This marks HFA’s 12th executive search for Gigamon.

Mandeep brings nearly three decades of experience in cybersecurity, IoT, big data, mobile app development, CRM, and eLearning. Over the course of his career, Mandeep has effectively led cross-functional teams at organizations ranging from startups to large public companies.

“Working with Howard Fischer Associates has always been a productive and enjoyable experience,” said Shane Buckley, President, Gigamon. “We are thrilled to have HFA’s latest placement, Mandeep Khera, join Gigamon. In the short time he has been at the company, he has already made a positive impact.”

Mandeep will be based in Gigamon’s Santa Clara, California office. To learn more about Gigamon, visit http://www.gigamon.com.

About Howard Fischer Associates

Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) is one of the leading executive and board search firms in the nation, committed to helping clients achieve their goals by identifying outstanding leaders who will effectively fit or help change their culture. The HFA process has been well-honed after 35 years of sustained excellence in the industry. HFA is headquartered in Philadelphia, with additional offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, and Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.hfischer.com.

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As Pharma Reaches for Precision Medicine, Instrument Makers Follow


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A new report from Strategic Directions International (SDi) says that instrument makers are adjusting to client demands for precision medicine products. The report, Lab Instrumentation Markets for Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals, & CROs, says that with demand exceeding $19 billion in 2018, the pharma/bio sector is the largest source of demand for laboratory instrumentation.

With the rise of precision medicine, medical treatment is tailored to the individual characteristics of the patient and the disease, which has been made possible by the clinical commercialization of advanced analytical instrumentation, such as sequencing. As the market for precision treatments rapidly expands, companies in the pharma/bio space have adapted by investigating and developing highly targeted therapeutics. This has also led to a shift in the types of therapeutics being developed, as biotherapeutics, which are derived from molecules with a biological basis (i.e., recombinant DNA and antibodies), are able to target disease with much higher specificity than small molecule drugs.

The nature of biotherapeutics and their role in precision medicine is fundamentally changing the model of drug development and marketing. Because biotherapeutics are so highly targeted to specific disease and patient types, the patient pool for each drug is much smaller, compared to the old pharmaceutical model of developing “blockbuster drugs” that could treat large portions of the population. This has led to development pipelines involving a greater number of drugs, and an overall proliferation in the number of laboratories in the pharma/bio space. However, because resources are spread across the development of more therapeutics, the R&D infrastructures for individual labs are growing leaner.

Mettler Toledo, Qiagen, Millipore Sigma, PerkinElmer, Bio-Rad, Shimadzu, and Waters are among the companies in this market. These firms and others are covered in the report.

The sector represents 30% of the overall market for laboratory and life science instrumentation.

SDi’s newly published report, titled Lab Instrumentation Markets for Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals, & CROs, is an in-depth analysis of how these trends and challenges are shaping the demand for analytical instrumentation and lab equipment in the pharma/bio space. Trends in pharma/bio development involving 64 technologies in 10 categories are examined through historic market growth and forecasts for demand over the next five years, while end-user perspectives gained through a survey completed by 120 pharma/bio researchers provide further insights into development pipelines, laboratory budget, and challenges being faced in therapeutics development.

The Lab Instrumentation Markets for Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals, & CROs report can be found at https://strategic-directions.com/product/lab-instrumentation-markets-for-pharmaceuticals-biopharmaceuticals-cros/.

About Strategic Directions International

Strategic Directions International (SDi), part of Science and Medicine Group, is the leading business intelligence firm in the highly specialized field of analytical and life science instruments. Its client list includes virtually every major analytical instrumentation company in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Founded in 1981, the Los Angeles-based company has published hundreds of market reports and provided proprietary consulting services for a multitude of clients.

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Compensation Resources, Inc. and Christian Leadership Alliance Release the 2019 Compensation Survey Report for Christian Organizations


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2019 Compensation Survey Report for Christian Organizations

The data is reported in 8 Christian-based industrial classifications, and also by revenue, employee size, and region, to provide the user with various means by which to examine and evaluate results

Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI) and Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) have released the 2019 Compensation Survey Report for Christian Organizations. This year’s survey continues to report on salary and bonus data, along with compensation and benefit information including insurance coverage, paid time off, retirement plans, turnover, work – life, etc. The data is reported in 8 Christian-based industrial classifications, and also by revenue, employee size, and region, to provide the user with various means by which to examine and evaluate results. Results are based on data provided by 101 participating organizations.

To learn more about the 2019 Compensation Survey Report for Christian Organizations, or to order the complete report, please contact Sean Gimpel at (877) 934-0505 x104. You can also visit CRI’s website at http://www.CompensationResources.com or by clicking here for more information and to download a free sample of this year’s survey.

About Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI): CRI provides compensation and human resource consulting services to mid- and small-cap public companies, private, family-owned, and closely held firms, as well as not-for-profit organizations. CRI specializes in executive compensation, sales compensation, pay-for-performance and incentive compensation, performance management programs, and expert witness services.

About Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA): CLA unites, trains, and equips Christian leaders to think higher for greater kingdom gain. CLA moves beyond good Christian management to empower Christian leadership that is catalytic in its transformation of people, their organizations, and ultimately the world. CLA is an alliance of mission focused Christians who lead in today’s high-impact Christian nonprofit ministries, churches, educational institutes, and businesses. For more information about becoming a member, please contact CLA at (949) 487-0900 or visit us at http://www.ChristianLeadershipAlliance.org.

Contact: Sean Gimpel

Controller/Operations Manager

Compensation Resources, Inc.

877-934-0505 x104

http://www.CompensationResources.com

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Treximo Welcomes New Vice President of Clinical Operations and Vice President of Medical Writing and Transparency


Treximo is pleased to announce and welcome both Shannon Lewis-Mundt and Katherine Dale as the company’s new Vice President of Clinical Operations and Vice President of Medical Writing and Transparency, respectively.

Shannon Lewis-Mundt joins Treximo as a clinical operations executive with a successful track record of building and managing global operation teams at prominent CROs, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. With a therapeutic focus in rare disease and oncology, Shannon has 20 years of experience working across GxP environments including laboratory services, manufacturing, quality assurance, monitoring, clinical operations and project management. In addition, she is experienced in clinical development planning, strategy and risk mitigation.

Prior to joining Treximo, Shannon worked with Bellicum Pharmaceuticals where she served as the Executive Director of Clinical Operations for programs focused on cellular immunotherapy, including hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and CAR T cell therapy. In her new role as Vice President of Clinical Operations, Shannon will be responsible for global leadership, strategic planning, and executive oversight of all clinical operations staff and clinical business opportunities.

Katherine Dale joins Treximo with 15+ years of experience in medical writing, medical writing management, clinical project management, and contractor/outsourced management. She is an established leader in managing the regulatory writing process and moving clinical development teams through the production of high-quality, eCTD and ICH-compliant documents.

As the Vice President of Medical Writing and Transparency at Treximo, Katherine will be developing partnerships, managing relationships, and providing forecasting, projection, and oversight of projects for Medical Writing, Disclosures (Transparency), and Quality Control for new and existing clients. She will support business development in expanding existing accounts into the Medical Writing arena, and in identifying and developing new Medical Writing opportunities. Additionally, she will oversee and monitor deliverables, timelines, and quality to ensure client satisfaction for all documents and deliverables across Medical Writing, Disclosures, and Quality Control.

About Treximo:

Treximo provides best in class, results-based consulting and strategic quality project management services to the life sciences industry, with focus on Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology. Our methods help companies focus beyond the talent transaction and onto the strategies that will position them to win for years to come. We are experts in leading operational and quality program initiatives, providing immediate improvement to your organization with focus on speed, quality, cost, compliance, and innovation. For further information on Treximo, please visit: http://www.treximo.com

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Balluff Adds Durability to Ethernet, Simplifies Trouble-Shooting With New Cable Portfolio


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Offering a variety of industrial cable jacket types, the RJ45/RJ45 Ethernet portfolio from Balluff delivers increased durability for connectivity in manufacturing environments.

Balluff offers three main cable jackets:

  • PVC (polyvinyl chloride) – the most common jacket type with high moisture resistance
  • PUR (polyurethane) – good resistance against abrasion, oil and ozone
  • TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) – highly flexible and resistant to aging in sunlight, UV and ozone

Additionally, the portfolio offers Ethernet in five different colors — red, orange, green, royal blue, and teal — to help maintenance and IT teams troubleshoot and diagnose network issues. The colored cables allow companies to create a reference for quick recognition of the connection type. For example, runs between managed and local unmanaged switches could use orange cables; teal cables could be used to connect field-level devices like sensors and I/O, while red cables could be used to connect robots in the work cell and the local switch.

With multiple colors and jacket materials, Balluff helps companies implement an Ethernet network to meet their reliable, real-time communication needs, while surviving the harsh conditions of an industrial environment.

Key features include:

  • Colors available: red, orange, green, royal blue, teal
  • Versions available with 10 million flex cycles and drag chain compatibility
  • Cable jackets available: PVC, PUR, TPE
  • Chemical-resistant and CMX outdoor rated versions available
  • Gigabit and 10/100 speeds

Learn more at: http://www.balluff.com

About Balluff Inc.

Balluff Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany. Balluff is a leading supplier of networked IO-Link control system architectures that unlock the potential of the IIoT and Industry 4.0. Balluff offers a wide range of intelligent IO-Link and industrial Ethernet sensors in a variety of technologies including inductive, photoelectric, capacitive, and magnetic as well as magnetostrictive linear position sensors, magnetic tape linear encoders, industrial RFID systems, and industrial vision systems. Balluff provides cost-saving, process-enhancing solutions to machine builders and manufacturers to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences. Industries served include: automotive, packaging, food processing, beverages, tire, primary metals, conventional and alternative energy, semiconductor, plastics, and fluid power.

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Hospice of Westchester Hosts 17th Annual Golf Invitational


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HOW Golf Invitational Co-chairs, Sponsors and Executives

“The Golf Invitational always provides a wonderful opportunity to raise much needed funding for our important programs and services, and we were humbled to honor our good friend Ossie Dahl at this year’s event,” said Mary K. Spengler, MS, chief executive officer, HOW.

Hospice of Westchester (HOW) hosted its 17th Annual Golf Invitational at Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains on Tuesday, September 10. More than 140 local business leaders and community members participated in the event to support the nonprofit healthcare agency. This year was the organization’s largest Golf Invitational yet, with nearly 25 foursomes playing in the benefit. This year’s event was held in honor of Ossie T. Dahl and proceeds will support HOW’s commitment to providing compassionate end-of-life care.

“The Golf Invitational always provides a wonderful opportunity to raise much needed funding for our important programs and services, and we were humbled to honor our good friend Ossie Dahl at this year’s event,” said Mary K. Spengler, MS, chief executive officer, HOW. “This was our most successful golf invitational to date. We are grateful for the continued generosity of our sponsors and the local business community.”

The all-day event featured brunch/lunch, 18 holes of golf, a barbecue on the ninth hole, a cocktail reception, dinner and awards ceremony, as well as a silent auction and raffles.

The 2019 Golf Invitational co-chairmen include Michael K. Ciaramella, Larry Dix, William F. Flooks Jr., Jack Geoghegan, Joseph Kahl, Bill McLaughlin, Tim Murphy, James P. O’Toole, Kenneth Theobalds, Michael Vitale and John Zanzarella. Hildegarde D. Becher Foundation Inc. and Manhattan Beer Distributors were the grand sponsors of the event. Other sponsors included Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office; Beecher Flooks Funeral Home Inc.; Empress Ambulance; Entergy; Polchinski Memorials Inc.; Sterling National Bank; and Zanzarella Marketing. The hole-in-one contest was sponsored by Condor, Mt. Kisco Chevrolet-Cadillac, and the dinner sponsor was TOMRA of North America, Inc.

About Hospice of Westchester

Hospice of Westchester (HOW) is a private, not-for-profit healthcare agency that provides skilled, compassionate and comprehensive end-of-life home care to patients diagnosed with any serious or life-limiting illness and gives support to their families and loved ones. Hospice of Westchester is located at 1025 Westchester Avenue, Suite 200, White Plains, NY. For additional information, visit http://www.hospiceofwestchester.com or call (914) 682-1484. For the latest news and updates, find HOW on Facebook.

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Susan and Brian Graveno Bring Caring Transitions to Lehigh Valley


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Susan and Brian Graveno

Brian and I have both been impacted by the kinds of situations our clients are facing and, because of this experience, we understand what it takes to get through those kinds of transitions. We know it is a stressful and difficult process, both for the senior and for the family. – Susan Graveno

Susan and Brian Graveno are pleased to announce the launch of their new senior- and family-focused business, Caring Transitions of Lehigh Valley.

Caring Transitions’ specially-trained professionals handle decluttering, organizing, packing, moving, resettling, in-home estate sales and online auctions, estate clearing and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of Lehigh Valley serves Allentown, Whitehall, Orefield, Macungie, Emmaus, Quakertown, Coopersburg, Center Valley and the surrounding areas.

“Brian and I have both been impacted by the kinds of situations our clients are facing and, because of this experience, we understand what it takes to get through those kinds of transitions. We know it is a stressful and difficult process, both for the senior and for the family. We are focused on providing high-quality services that help our clients get through those transitions as quickly and smoothly as possible. Our team will do whatever we can to help your family,” Susan said.

Brian is an only child and, when his mother passed away, he and Susan sorted through a lifetime of memories to clear her estate. Susan’s parents lived in an independent living community and, at the same time her father needed hospice and skilled care, her mother needed to be moved into assisted living. Those experiences led them to Caring Transitions and, after Susan’s father died, they made the decision to open their own local franchise.

“My father, Robert Zentz, was the President/CEO of Fellowship Community for more than 22 years. When he passed, I found myself thinking about the joy he got from working with seniors and the impact he made on so many people in our community. I wanted to make that kind of impact. That inspired us make the decision to bring Caring Transitions to this community,” Susan said. “We’re looking forward to providing a much-needed service in this area through a company that’s built on compassion and care.”

Caring Transitions’ services are perfect for managing the many aspects of a senior move or assisting with the process of downsizing to provide a safer living situation, as well as for busy families and people clearing out the home of a loved one who has moved into assisted care or passed. All of Caring Transitions’ services are customizable, so clients choose the solution that best fits their needs.

Susan and Brian are long-time Lehigh Valley residents who have been married for more than 30 years and have three adult children – Evan, Molly and Emily – who will also be involved in the family business. Susan has spent the last 30 years in healthcare sales and marketing. Brian has a background in technology sales and sales management. Throughout their professional careers, they always wanted to have a positive impact on others and their community.

Caring Transitions of Lehigh Valley is bonded, insured and their W2 employees have been background checked. For additional information call (610)904-8093, email SGraveno@CaringTransitions.com or visit http://www.CaringTransitionsofLehighValley.com.

About Caring Transitions

Caring Transitions, founded in 2006, is the most trusted and experienced national franchise specializing in senior relocation and transition services. With more than 200 locations throughout the United States all owned and operated by Certified Relocation and Transition Specialists, Caring Transitions provides clients with supportive moves, auctions, rightsizing and transitions. This includes expert advice plus a well-executed transition plan beginning with the initial sorting of personal belongings through packing, unpacking, resettling, selling of items to the final clearing and cleaning of the property. For more information, visit http://www.caringtransitions.com or visit us on Facebook.

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