Bruce Levenson: Great Business Mind and Philanthropist

Bruce Levenson is a successful American businessman and entrepreneur. He is well known for previously owning the Atlanta Hawks NBA franchise from 2004 to 2014. Bruce used he’s intelligence and industriousness to build a fortune and a reputation as an astute business tycoon.
Bruce Levenson began his career in business when he founded United Communications Group with Ed Peskowitz in 1977. The company began from Levenson’s Maryland apartment where the two men published a newspaper on the oil business. Levenson’s company began to buy other small newspapers and put out databases containing pertinent details for those working and speculating within the industry, including up-to-date pricing information. Today, the company focuses on providing news and data for the healthcare, technology, energy markets and others.

Bruce Levenson and partners acquired the Atlanta Hawks in 2004. Levenson bought the Hawks from Ted Turner’s broadcasting company and purchased the rights to Phillips Arena, home of the team, as well. Bruce also bought the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers as part of the same deal, but the team was sold in 2011 and moved to Canada. Levenson’s group acquired the franchises for $250 million. In 2014, Levenson divested of the Hawks in a sale reported by Forbes at $850 million to a group of investors that included basketball legend Grant Hill.

Levenson also has a long history of philanthropy. He has given to the Community Foundation of Washington, D.C. and the Hoops Dream Foundation. He has also given to organizations aimed at providing services for low-income children in D.C. Additionally, Levenson is one of the largest donors to the Holocaust Museum and funds a program to take low-income kids to the museum and teach them lessons from the exhibit. Levenson has been an avid giver to a host of charities aimed at Jewish and Israeli initiatives.


In The Wake of a Crisis Securus Steps to The Plate

In the wake of the devastating floods that have impacted so many lives in the state of Louisiana, Securus Technologies stepped up to the plate to help ease the burden. In an effort to make sure inmates could stay in touch with family member who were impacted by the floods, each inmate was given one free call a day. Keeping inmates in touch with their families is a core service that Securus provides to inmates and their families and this service becomes even more important during times of crisis. The value of these calls is estimated to be over $300,000 and in addition Securus will be donating $50,000 to inmate welfare fund at Louisiana Department of Corrections so that they have additional resources to help inmates going forward.

This is just one example of the work the Securus does to help improve the lives of inmates and prison workers. However there are plenty of other examples, for instance Securus purchased JPay last year. Jpay was the firm responsible for introducing electronic payments, emails and educational applications to over 33 prison systems. By purchasing the company Securus confirmed it commitment to continually work to improve the prison systems. The technology offered by Jpay allowed families to send money to prisoners electronically. In addition it gives prisoners access to educational programs on tablets. These services not only help improve the prisoners’ lives but have been shown to reduce crime within the prison which leads to a better work environment for the prison workers.

 Securus has been providing services the to the nations prison systems for over 25 years. Securus is headquartered in Dallas and currently provides services to over 1.2 million prisoners and 3,400 law enforcements workers. It continues to strive to be on the cutting edge of technology with over 140 patents issued and 90 more pending.



IAP Worldwide Services Develops the Air Traffic Control System of Afghanistan

The Readiness Management Support (RMS) based in Panama City is a division of the IAP Worldwide Services and played a big role in developing the Air Traffic control system in Afghanistan. This was in support of the Operation Enduring Freedom. The Kabul Air Control Center was opened officially on July 12 and provides positive control, non-radar, visual flight rule services and radio-based instrument flight rule within Kabul Flight Information Region (FIR). RMS was the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP) contractor and had to partner with US Air Force and other AFCAP designated subcontractors. It was involved in designing new airways, delivering, installing and maintaining equipment for communications for airways radio coverage, staffing the AFCAP air traffic controllers as well as providing the final flight checks for instrument flight rules.

ManTech Telecommunications and Midwest ATC Services are the subcontractors of RMS played chief roles in this effort. Midwest ATC Services was responsible for providing air traffic controllers while ManTech Telecommunications offered the procurement, communications system design and the installation of four remote locations in Afghanistan. Al Neffgen, the CEO of IAP Worldwide services stated that the company has a track record of success in missions to meet the contingency and emergency needs the U.S. Military encounters. The AFCAP/RMS personnel continues to work with the Afghan civil employees to control the Kabul FIR that includes an airspace that is among the world’s most congested. It is found along the major air routes between Europe and South East Asia.

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About IAP Worldwide Services

IAP Worldwide Services supplies a number of project/program management and contingency services in the Middle East, USA and other parts of the world. It offers rapid response to military deployments and sustainment actions to provide relief for disasters including disaster cleanup, power generation and air traffic control. All these services enhance the important mission of U.S. civilian agencies and military forces.

IAP Worldwide Services is a leading government contractor and offers various services that are focused on a worldwide mission support for the national market. The company has specialized in three major business lines; procurement and logistics support, contingency, technical services and facility base/maintenance operations. IAP Worldwide Services, Incorporated has its corporate operations headquarters are at Vape Canaveral, FL. It also has offices based in Irmo SC, Washington DC and Panama City. The company also has its project sites spread in locations that exceed 50. For over 60 years, IAP has built a reputation as a reliable and responsive leader in the market in meeting and also exceeds customer expectations.

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Three Reasons to Use Lip Balm Products

Lip balm products have been popular for years and never seem to decline in popularity. Almost everyone has used a lip balm product in their lifetime. Here are some reasons why you should use lip balm on your lips.

One reason you should use lip balm is it softens your lips. There are many different things that are added to lip balm that can soften your lips. For example a lot of products use jojoba oil and this helps with softening. Other products use Shea Butter because this has the same effect. By using lip balm your lips will remain soft and will not chap.

Another reason to use lip balm is to protect them from harsh weather. In the winter many people choose to use lip balm so that their lips stay healthy. Many people experience chapped lips if they do not use lip balm products during the coldest months of the year. Lip balm protects your lips so you don’t have to worry about the weather, such as cold and snow, damaging them.

Lastly, you should use lip balm products because they moisturizes your lips. If you do not keep your lips moisturized then you can have bleeding and cracked lips. Lip balm products keep your lips hydrated so this doesn’t happen.

If you are looking for a great brand of lip balm products you should check out Evolution Of Smooth, EOS. They have a lot of flavors of lip balm to choose from. These include Passion Fruit, Strawberry Sorbet, Sweet Mint, and many others. Evolution Of Smooth lip balms are available on Walmart.

What is unique about this lip brand is their lip balm comes in pretty spheres. Their lip balm is Paraben free and hypoallergenic. They have an organic line of lip balms. If you are looking for a great product check out Evolution Of Smooth.

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