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Aaron Schwen joins EPIC in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Schwen has joined the firm as Client Advocate of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Schwen will be based in Dallas, Texas and report to KJ Wagner, President of EPIC's Southwest Region. In his new position, Schwen is responsible for new business development and the design, placement and management of property and casualty insurance programs, providing risk management strategies and solutions for mid-market and large clients.

Schwen joins EPIC from AssuredPartners, where he served as the Charter School Practice Leader. Prior to that, he was a Director at Crystal & Company.

"We are thrilled to continue the growth of our Property & Casualty operation in the Southwest Region," said EPIC's KJ Wagner. "Aaron's extensive background supporting Charter Schools brings a wealth of knowledge and rich industry experience to the team. I could not be more excited to have Aaron join us," said Joffrey Clark, EPIC's National Charter School Practice Leader.

Aaron Schwen can be reached at aaron.schwen@epicbrokers.com or 817-727-2490.

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC Holdings, Inc. is the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform. The firm's core retail insurance brokerage business, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, now has more than 2,600 team members operating from more than 80 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs, and Private Client solutions to EPIC clients.

EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed and sponsored by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit https://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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Just Like Me: Natalie Gonchar’s Book Improves Diversity in Children’s Media

DALLAS, Texas -- It is not a secret that young kids are very impressionable, and what they see on children's media will most likely make a big impact on how they will see and act out in the world, says author Natalie Gonchar. On October 24, Natalie's book, "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" (ISBN: 978-1612543154), was released, and it is now on the shelves at Barnes & Noble stores across the U.S. Natalie, a high school student, wrote the book after noticing a lack of children's books featuring lead characters who have disabilities.

"When disabilities are portrayed in the media, storylines often focus on what a character can't do, instead of what they can do. I believe it's important to avoid those stereotypes and focus on realistic experiences, challenges, and victories instead," Gonchar said.

Unfortunately, the media has had a history of vastly under-representing minorities and people with disabilities. Until recently, very few books, television shows and movies featured characters who were not white, straight, and able-bodied. A study of award-winning children's books published from 1975 to 2009 revealed a disproportionately smaller percentage of children with disabilities and ethnic diversity compared to those shown in actual classroom numbers. Today the situation is a little better, but still, when people with disabilities are included in plotlines, they are often marginal characters-or, they are stigmatized with sad or dramatic stories.

Having a casual, reoccurring character, who also happens to have a disability, in children's media could help stop casual ableism found in kids and would mean so much to children with disabilities.

"We need more inclusionary books, where a character who has a disability is included, but the story is not about the disability," says Dr. Joan K. Blaska, a retired professor and author of "Using Children's Literature to Learn about Disabilities and Illness." Reading stories that include characters with mental or physical challenges, who are portrayed in a positive light, helps expand children's concepts of what is "normal," building empathy and acceptance.

"Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" has already won the Gold Mom's Choice Award, a national award honoring excellence in family friendly media, and is currently under review for the Schneider Family Book award by the American Library Association (ALA). It is a wonderful story about a girl who finds strength to stand up to bullies and protect her friends.

Natalie is donating proceeds from the book's sales to Big Dreams Children's Foundation (BDCF), a nonprofit organization that provides financial and emotional support for kids with disabilities around the world.

If you're shopping for children this holiday season, consider "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair," available at any Barnes & Noble. It's just one book, but it has the potential to impact many children-through its message, and its mission.

Learn more: https://www.nataliegonchar.com/

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New Self Help Book Reveals How PI and People Are Related

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Inspired by the mathematical standard PI, Gary Neal, Jr., author, "A Healthy Slice of PI: Food for Thought" (ISBN: 978-1698977850), is helping people to identify, manage and thrive off real-life situations by providing a unique insight into why people become who they are. He's also the founder of Pride and Egoos, a clothing and wearable accessories company. This is his first book.

A military veteran of 10 years, Neal has witnessed a rising suicide rate among his fellow service members and he hopes this book will entertain, but also provide helpful commentary leading to a reversal of this trend.

"When difficult situations arise or challenging people are met, knowing and understanding who we are gives us an advantage in everyday life," Neal says.

The philosophy portrayed in the book relates to the uniqueness of PI and how it relates to people. "A Healthy Slice of PI" took several years to write and Neal attributes this fresh perspective to years spent overseas and time spent in different countries.

The book humanizes PI and explains how people are similar to this mysterious number. Neal says the only thing comparable to PI is people.

Neal has always been fascinated with people and philosophy. He's encountered many people from different cultures. Whether a first essential personnel at the Pentagon during 9/11 or assisting missions in remote parts of Afghanistan, Neal is intrigued by what makes people tick.

"The book is designed to give people food for thought," Neal says.

Neal loves writing poetry and the book incorporates some of this writing. The poems in the book are creatively written to inspire dialog about sensitive subjects. Readers of his poetry have expressed great enthusiasm for his writing and many have been waiting for him to finish this book.

About the Author

Gary Neal, Jr. has lived overseas for roughly 14 years in South Korea, Kuwait and Afghanistan. He has successfully embarked on building his brand Pride and Egoos (pronounced egos). When broken down, the acronyms Pride and Egoos stand for "People Representing Individuality Diversity Equality/Everybody Got Our Own Story." The brand was created to encourage creativity and celebrate diversity.

To learn more visit: Instagram @ahealthysliceofpi - https://www.instagram.com/ahealthysliceofpi/

Find the book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1698977859

See the book trailer here: https://youtu.be/qEf_Zw6KiHg

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EPIC Adds Dave Tate in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Dave Tate has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Tate, based in Dallas, will be responsible for new business development and the design, placement and management of property/casualty insurance programs, providing risk management strategies and solutions for mid-market and large clients.

Tate joins EPIC from Marsh, where he specialized in the placement of insurance for businesses with difficult exposures, or difficult historical loss experience, particularly product liability issues and risk challenges in the Manufacturing, Construction and Energy industry.

"We are thrilled to continue the growth of our Property & Casualty team in the Southwest region with Dave's addition," said KJ Wagner. "He brings a strong risk management background that adds tremendous value to our clients. He is a talented professional who will be a terrific addition to EPIC."

Dave Tate can be reached at david.tate@epicbrokers.com or 214.502.9799.

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.

EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC now has more than 2,000 team members operating from more than 70 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to EPIC clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $600 million, EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed and sponsored by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

For additional information, please visit https://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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Multiple New Developments in Dallas’ Medical District Proves Major Growth and Movement

DALLAS, Texas -- Olerio Homes has launched its first townhouse development at Kimsey Place in the Medical District. With the area's population projected to grow by 12.5% from 2016 to 2021, this development couldn't come at a better time.

Containing 28 units, the first of four phases of townhomes is now available for sale or lease. With sale prices ranging from the high $300s to the mid-$400s, this housing should be attractive to the medical and higher education personnel who work in the district. The area is only minutes from downtown, Love Field, the Park Cities, area hospitals, universities, and major highways.

Olerio Homes' President, Lou Olerio, couldn't be more satisfied with the company's new venture. He says, "I had been looking for multi-family land for a while but didn't want to develop in East Dallas or The Cedars due to the market saturation. I was excited to find a pocket off Maple and Inwood that offers affordability, location, and a developing neighborhood in need of more housing options. I feel like Kimsey was a perfect fit."

With these homes' affordability and convenience comes a rapidly developing neighborhood-one of the hottest real estate markets in the area. That's not all. In the works is a Texas Trees Foundation project to make the area greener and more walkable which should increase property values for homeowners who get in on the ground floor of this new development.

With a job growth rate of nearly double the national figure that shows no sign of stopping, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area has become a magnet for job seekers all over the country. The state's low tax rate continues to attract many of the nation's top firms, with plans to relocate or establish branches in this growing region.

All that good news means that affordable housing will become scarcer as demand rises. To meet that need, Olerio Homes is pre-selling 24 patio homes in Modella Park, a gated development near Webb Chapel and Forrest. These homes will be available during the second quarter of 2020 and will be available at prices from the high $400s upwards.

With the land rush on the east side of I-75, Olerio explains, almost all land in the city's east side had already been bought. Since at the time Olerio Homes bought the new land, there wasn't much development on the west side of town, these new developments give buyers an option to own a home with as little as three percent down.

Combined with the area's potential for upside appreciation, this development's central location and proximity to hospitals, universities, and businesses make buying a home there an attractive opportunity for first-time homeowners and new residents.

Given Olerio Homes' reputation for classic design and world-class quality, Olerio points out, buyers can count on a home whose appeal will last through the years.

With an eye for classical design that follows innovative function, Olerio Homes (http://www.oleriohomes.com/) creates comfortable homes with timeless appeal. A passion for making the Dallas-Fort Worth area the best place on earth to call home guides everything they do.

Interested buyers and tenants can learn more about the firm's new Kimsey Place homes at http://www.kimseyplace.com/. For the coming Modella Park development, buyers can look over the homes' features at http://www.modellapark.com/.

Media Contact:
Lou Olerio, President, Olerio Homes
lou@oleriohomes.com
310 Lemmon Ave., Suite 202, Dallas, Texas 75209
Ph: (469) 853-2039

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Shardus to Demonstrate First Linearly Scalable Blockchain

DALLAS, Texas -- The Shardus Project (Shardus.com) continues to gain momentum with their state sharding solution and will be the first team in the world to demonstrate linear scaling functionality on a decentralized blockchain network at their Q3 update event on Saturday, October 19th in Dallas at the Emerging Technology Summit in Dallas, Texas.

The Shardus team has made significant advancements over the past few months, building sharding and linear scaling into the Shardus distributed ledger. Sharding enables applications built on Shardus to process significantly more transactions in parallel than blockchains that do not have sharding capabilities. Each new node that joins the network helps to increase the parallel processing of transactions so that the throughput of the network scales linearly with the number of nodes in the network.

"We are excited to be the first blockchain protocol to come to market with linear scaling functionality in a dynamic network, and our team is proud to push the industry forward in this direction," said Omar Syed, one of the founders of the Shardus project.

Each quarter, the Shardus team holds a presentation to give interested parties the status of the project and demonstrate the latest developments.

The presentations are recorded and posted on the Shardus YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-DQu61lxOvicMi0VsSIAtA

This quarterly event is in partnership with the University of Texas, Dallas (UTD) Emerging Technology Summit, a leading technology-focused collegiate network. A hackathon will also be taking place during the event. Shardus executives and developers will also be available at the hackathon to teach the participating students how easy it is to build a decentralized network using Shardus.

The Shardus team also recently announced the launch of UniswapDex.com, an open-source project that provides a more feature-rich interface to Uniswap. Users can easily swap between ERC20 tokens and ETH as well as add liquidity to earn transaction fees. The site also shows statistics on Uniswap trading volume, liquidity and return on investment for liquidity providers.

To learn more visit: https://shardus.com

Blockchain DLT - Shardus 2019 Q3 Meetup information - Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockchain-dlt-shardus-2019-q3-meetup-tickets-71549529569

About Shardus:
The Shardus project is focused on building the core software for a linearly scalable distributed ledger which can be used to create many different networks in the future. The project has an ERC20 token on the Ethereum network which can be earned by contributors to the project.

For inquiries contact: info@shardus.com


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EPIC Adds Pam Stoutenburgh in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Pam Stoutenburgh has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Stoutenburgh, based in Dallas, will be responsible for new business development and the design, placement and management of property/casualty insurance programs, providing risk management strategies and solutions for mid-market and larger clients, with a focus on Private Equity/M&A and the Construction and Real Estate industries, among others.

Stoutenburgh joins EPIC from The Freeman Company in Dallas where she served for nearly 6 years as Risk Finance & Insurance Director. Over an insurance and risk management career spanning more than 20 years Stoutenburgh also worked for brokers Willis, Marsh and Aon.

"We are thrilled to continue the growth of our Property & Casualty team in the Southwest region with Pam's addition," said KJ Wagner. "She brings a strong risk management background that adds tremendous value to our clients. With her experience on the corporate side of risk management, she has a unique understanding of her clients and their ever changing needs. In addition, she has hands on experience managing M&A risk due diligence and post-closing servicing. Pam is a talented professional who will be a terrific addition to EPIC."

Pam Stoutenburgh can be reached at pam.stoutenburgh@epicbrokers.com or 214-549-0602

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.

EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC now has more than 2,000 team members operating from more than 70 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to EPIC clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $600 million, EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed and sponsored by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

For additional information, please visit https://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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Business Architecture Training Series Coming to Dallas

DALLAS, Texas -- Business Architecture Associates (BAA) a leading company in business architecture training established 2015, announced today its 5-day, "Business Architecture Boot Camp" training this Fall in Dallas, Texas.

BAA is pleased to offer a comprehensive curriculum of business architecture training courses to help organizations initiate, mature and accelerate their business architecture practices and expedite the learning curve of practitioners. BAA partners, Whynde Kuehn and William Ulrich, will be instructing the upcoming Boot Camp series in Dallas, Texas, September 30 - October 4, 2019.

The series includes courses on Business Architecture Immersion, Building the Foundational Business Architecture, Extending Business Architecture, Business Architecture / IT Architecture Alignment and Establishing and Maturing a Business Architecture Practice. This training series prepares attendees to practice the discipline and sit for the Certified Business Architect(R) (CBA(R)) exam.

BAA instructors are deeply knowledgeable in all aspects of business architecture. The Boot Camp has prepared past attendees to participate in and even lead business architecture practices, while concurrently readying them to achieve CBA(R) certification status, increasing their marketability along the way. Attendees will have the opportunity to bring in business architecture scenarios and solution-oriented challenges to the discussion. The instructors will work through these topics, creating a real-time learning experience.

BAA training advances the skills of practitioners at every level. According to Philip Dove, previous Head of Project Management & Business Analysis, AMP Insurance, "Whynde Kuehn and William Ulrich's Business Architecture courses are excellent. I would highly recommend this course for all Business Architects no matter how much experience they think they have; these courses have something for everyone."

All BAA public training sessions are now open for Registration. For course descriptions and outlines, please view our Curriculum page: https://www.businessarchitectureassociates.com/curriculum.html

BAA partners, William Ulrich and Whynde Kuehn, are practicing business architects and thought leaders in the field. They have applied business architecture at every level of the enterprise across multiple industries and continue to help evolve the practice worldwide.

About Business Architecture Associates, Inc.

Business Architecture Associates (BAA) is dedicated to training business professionals in the practice and use of business architecture, an established discipline that expedites strategy execution. Founded by industry pioneers Whynde Kuehn and William Ulrich, these in-demand experts work across a wide range of industries to successfully leverage business architecture to deliver lasting business value. BAA is a Guild Accredited Training Partner(R) (GATP(R)) as designated by the Business Architecture Guild(R), a professional association that promotes best practices and expands the knowledgebase of the business architecture discipline. Learn more at: https://www.businessarchitectureassociates.com/home-1.html

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The Elisa Project Board of Directors Announce Name Change to Texas Eating Disorders Association

DALLAS, Texas -- The board of directors for The Elisa Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight eating disorders through education, support and advocacy, announced today the changing of the organization's name to Texas Eating Disorders Association (TEDA).

The unique and one-of-a-kind organization aims to make a culture shift that takes the secrecy, guilt and shame out of eating disorders. The name change is more reflective of who the organization serves, while also allowing for expansion throughout the state of Texas to better service client and community.

The seeds first planted by founders Rick and Leslie McCall on behalf of their daughter Elisa, combined with the hundreds of passionate individuals, have produced a statewide organization that now supports all Texans in their fight against eating disorder illnesses. Elisa's memory and spirit will continue to guide the organization; even the new logo incorporates a leaf in recognition of Elisa's love of nature - her story will continue to help others.

"We are so excited about our future as we embrace our new name. We are the only organization in Texas that does what we do, so it is incredibly important that we continue to make a lasting impact on the health and wellness of all Texans by improving the lives of those we serve, as we have since our founding 20 years ago," remarked Kristi Bare, board president.

Added Kimberly Martinez, executive director, "In the past few years the requests for our programs and resources has steadily grown throughout the state. The name Texas Eating Disorders Association better reflects who we are and allows us to expand to meet the needs of those working to prevent eating disorders as well as those living with the potentially deadly illness and their loved ones. And our new name certainly makes it easier for those in need to find us."

Since 1999, TEDA has connected more than 6,000 individuals in crisis to resources for recovery and has given hope to those supporting them. Awareness education is imperative to rid communities of stigma associated with eating disorders, and to recognize signs and symptoms of the disease to make early intervention. Annually TEDA has provided curriculum to more than 100 schools and thousands of school-aged students.

With the name change, TEDA's mission will remain the same. Clients and community will continue to receive superior customer service. There are however; exciting new projects in the works and the expansion throughout Texas allows partnerships to be established that bridge the gaps that exist for awareness education, support and advocacy in the eating disorders space.

"While we look to the future, we will continue to pay homage to our past. All of the work we have done and will do in the future is inspired by Elisa, whose wish was to help others. Even in our new logo, we have included a leaf to represent Elisa's love of nature," remarked Martinez. "We are immensely proud of her legacy."

The new name, Texas Eating Disorders Association, is effective immediately and will be implemented throughout the organization's programs and services.

For more information, visit http://yourteda.org.

About Texas Eating Disorders Association:

Celebrating its 20th year, Texas Eating Disorders Association (TEDA), formerly known as The Elisa Project was founded by Rick and Leslie McCall in memory of their daughter Elisa, who lost her life to an eating disorder. TEDA is dedicated to fighting against eating disorder illnesses through education, support and advocacy. One person dies every 62 minutes and eating disorders affect up to 30 million children and adults in the U.S. These disorders present complex mental and physical health issues, and have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness - up to 20%. They don't discriminate, affecting both males and females of all ages, races, ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds. It's vital that we continue to expand our prevention and intervention efforts, and to improve access to treatment.

If you or someone you know is suffering from an eating disorder, call Texas Eating Disorders Association at 866-837-1999 to access the care and help you deserve.

Media Contact:
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866.837.1999 or 214.893.9128
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Dallas Teen Publishes Award Winning Children’s Book Promoting Disability Representation

DALLAS, Texas -- Just in time for National Bullying Prevention Month, "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" (ISBN: 978-1612543154) by Natalie Gonchar, is a new book scheduled to release on September 24, 2019.

The book has already won the Gold Mom's Choice Award - a national award honoring excellence in family-friendly media, and it's currently being reviewed for the Schneider Family Book award by the American Library Association (ALA).

Dr. Joan K. Blaska, a retired professor at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and author of "Using Children's Literature to Learn about Disabilities and Illness," praised the book as a positive example of inclusionary literature.

"We need more inclusionary books where a character who has a disability is included, but the story is not about the disability," Blaska says. "The main character of this book is a girl who happens to have a disability. The topic is bullying, which is a problem in all of our schools. We've needed a book for children to foster conversations about bullying."

The book's main character, Lisa, along with her friends, work to confront bullies, Billy and Joe, who take allowances, steal snacks and generally, push people around. Lisa has a run-in with one of the boys and her wheelchair breaks, but her kind neighbor, Mr. Gringle, gives her a new one. This one is colorfully painted and according to Mr. Gringle, "brims with magic." Lisa is skeptical at first, but quickly realizes something is definitely different. She has a new-found power; she can now face these bullies and inspires other kids to do the same.

The book is available for online purchase through Barnes & Noble's website. All proceeds benefit charity.

For more information, visit: https://www.nataliegonchar.com/

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About the Author:

Natalie Gonchar is 17. She is a journalist contributing articles to local and international newspapers and is an active advocate for disability representation. She is the President of the junior board of Big Dreams Children's Foundation. In both 2018 and 2019 Natalie received The President's Volunteer Service Award.

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