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Betsy DeVos Passionate Politician, Humanitarian, and Philanthropist

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Betsy DeVos is a well-known philanthropist in the United States and serves as the Education Secretary in the U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. Betsy DeVos is the wife of the well-known and successful businessman, Dick DeVos, who is also a famous philanthropist and son of Richard DeVos, co-founder, and owner of Amway Corporation. Betsy DeVos has known from the very young age that the way to change the society and make the permanent transformation of our communities is in politics and political campaigns. She has been involved in the policy from the time she was a college student and headed many political campaigns as a student leader during her college days.


As a resident of Michigan, she initiated and spearheaded many political campaigns for the welfare of the Michigan communities. She even headed the influential Michigan Republic Party for over half a decade and led to the approval of many development bills for the state. As one of the leading political contributors in Michigan, Betsy DeVos has supported many of the political candidates in the country supporting the causes she believes in. Dick DeVos has also been in politics for a while, and thus, it can be said without a doubt that DeVoses has played an active role in bringing the much needed positive change in the society they serve in through whichever way they can.


Betsy DeVos is also the co-founder of Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which is regarded as one of the leading philanthropic organizations in the country. The foundation is well-connected to numerous charities and agencies that work for society and community welfare. Over the years, the family foundation is known to have rehabilitated millions of people and has donated millions in support of the causes Betsy and Dick work for. Some of the major causes that Betsy DeVos supports through her family foundation are women empowerment, education reforms, healthcare, economic development, and more. The couple has collectively donated over 139 million so far in their lifetime, and it is expected that the figure is soon going to be crossed.


Some of the major organizations that are linked with the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation are Kids Hope USA, DeVos Institute of Arts Management, Mars Hill Bible Church, and Foundation for Excellence in Education, and much more. As the Education Secretary of the country now in Trump’s administration, Betsy DeVos is helping bring some very significant education reforms in the country that would contribute to making education more accessible and affordable. Moreover, there were many fundamental changes that the education system of the country needed for a long time, which Betsy DeVos is determined to implement now with the support of the people. As education forms the basis of growth and economic development of the country, Betsy DeVos is working hard to ensure that education system of the country is well-evolved and organized to face the challenges of tomorrow.


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Serious Crimes Are Occurring At The Quincy In New Jersey

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Parysh Wood has been charged in the armed robbery of a pizza delivery man in New Brunswick. The incident occurred on November, 30th, 2012 when a man attempted to deliver a pizza on Quincy Circle. The resident explained he had not ordered a pizza so the deliveryman headed back to his vehicle. He was approached by three men who claimed it was their pizza. One of the men placed a gun against his head and demanded money. They stole the deliveryman’s pizza, money and wallet. They fled in a dark minivan parked in a nearby lot. Wood was placed at the location by cell phone information acquired by Detective Ron Seaman and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Wood is being held at the Middlesex County Correction Center with his bail set at $100,000.


In a similar incident taking place May 7th, 2013 a pizza order was placed in Quincy Circle. The residents denied ordering a pizza and the deliveryman was walking back to his vehicle. He was accosted by three men with weapons who stole his pizza and his money before shooting him and driving away. Cell phone information led to the arrest of a suspect who was charged with obstructing justice, unlawfully possessing a weapon, and robbery. The same night a wounded individual at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is suspected to be an additional victim.


In October of 2015 another individual was shot at the New Brunswick Apartments. This crime involved four shootings and one individual with minor injuries. Several incidents at this apartment complex is have caused the police to keep watch. The numerous robberies and shootings have labeled the complex as a hot spot of consistent crimes. Incidences have ranged from domestic quarrels to shootings giving the area an incredibly poor reputation. Additional shootings in New Brunswick City left two more people in critical condition. There are armed men who reside in this area causing a dangerous level of security.


According to the police there have been too many cases of a similar nature occurring in this particular area. The police believe numerous phone calls to order pizza have been placed by women with the intention of setting a trap for the delivery person. Many of the neighborhood’s residents are not trustworthy causing the police to closely monitor the Quincy. The hope is the police will be able to catch the individual or individuals responsible for these crimes.



Successful Brazilian Entrepreneur, Alexandre Gama

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     Alexandre Gama is a professional in advertising and communications industry. He is the chief creative officer, CEO, and founder at Neogama, one of the leading Brazilian advertising agencies. He is the first Brazilian to become the Chief Creative Officer to head the global network of agencies. Gama is popular for his exceptional entrepreneurial skills and his core roles at Publicis Groupe Global Creative Board committee.

Gama attended Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation where he earned a degree in advertising and communications. He began his advertising career in 1982 while working at Standard Ogilvy & Mather as a copywriter and a creative. Gama also worked at DM9 as a creative director and a copywriter where he emerged as the best-awarded copywriter. Besides, Gama worked at Young & Rubicam as the chief executive, chief creative officer, and a board member.

In 1999, Gama first established Neogama agency through which he promoted and supported most of the good practices exercised up to date in various communication industries within Brazil. Besides his primary roles, Gama was actively involved in the music industry. He founded VIOLAB, an instrumental Brazilian guitar project in 2014.

Neogama remained a major shareholder in its partnership with BBH agency and was equally named the agency of the year in 2002.Gama became an investor and share holder at Briggs Automotive Company. This British company, found in Liverpool is particularly renowned for producing world-class sports cars. Finally, Gama managed to win 23 Lions at Cannes Festival and successfully performed as a jury three times in the press and film.

The Toronto-based Cameron Clokie Leading the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Field

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Cameron Clokie is an entrepreneur, teacher, scientist, and a surgeon. He is working for Induce Biologics Inc., as the chief executive officer, which is a company for regenerative medicine focusing on musculoskeletal reconstruction innovative solutions, it is located in Toronto, Canada.

For three decades, he was involved in academic dentistry and clinical practice. He is a professor as well as the Head of OMS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) at U of T (University of Toronto).

OMS specialize in treating defects, injuries and many diseases in the jaws, face, neck, head, and the soft tissues and hard tissues of the mouth (oral) and maxillofacial (face and jaws) region. In the year 1985, Clokie received his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery).

Afterward, in the year 1992, he earned a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy degree) in bone regeneration that is related to the interface development from the McGill University, a public research university, located in Montreal, in the province of Quebec, in Canada.

Due to his innovative strategies to the jaws surgical management, he is often sought after as a teacher and clinician. Clokie has contributed to numerous publications and has also lectured internationally on various topics that are related to university-related technology transfer, bone regeneration, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and future of Dentistry.

Cameron Clokie has managed to establish himself being a leader in the OMS field. He founded his bone research group, in the year 1993, at the McGill University, (which afterward moved to U of T in the year 1998) that has actively been involved in the development and evaluation of the modern bone regenerative technologies.

His work fundamental goal is developing bio-implants that would ultimately replace the necessity for autogenous bone grafts. Clokie is maintaining a clinical practice that is busy in OMS in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, focusing on bone regeneration and facial reconstruction.

He holds 25 US as well as international existing or pending patents, which include those that are associated with bone healing, he has been capable of successfully developing strategic alliances with companies and transferred his ingenuity and considerable knowledge into enterprises that are commercially viable enterprises.

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