Yeonmi Park Continues Her Refugee Story

 

The publication of Yeonmi Park’s memoir “In Order To Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey To Freedom” would have been seen as the natural end to the journey she took to freedom in South Korea. Yeonmi Park took a different approach to her journey to freedom, which she has seen continue since it began in 2007 to see her become one of the most important human rights activists in the world. The 22 year old college student continues to bring publicity to the plight of her fellow refugees in the form of her writings, podcasts, public appearances, and speeches.

Yeonmi Park’s tale is detailed by reason.com and is one that acts as an inspiration to all as she has overcome a series of hurdles in life, which she has detailed in her memoir and continues to discuss in speeches. The journey of Yeonmi Park began with her family facing the problem of starvation in North Korea despite her father holding a key government position and classed as a member of the elite; the decision to sell goods on the black market in order to feed his family saw Park’s father imprisoned and the family cast to the lowest level of society. The battle to simply survive in North Korea prompted Yeonmi Park and her mother to set out to defect to South Korea and the freedom they had seen in Hollywood movies.

For almost two years the family traveled through China towards South Korea and the promise of freedom under the guidance of human traffickers who would create major problems for them on their journey. After finally arriving in South Korea in 2009 Yeonmi Park decided she would continue the fight to free her fellow North Korean’s, and fight for the rights of refugees. The decision to continue her battle with the North Korean authorities has been praised by many groups, but has brought personal attacks from Communist officials; despite these issues Park has not wavered from her desire to help others in the face of the attacks launched on her by Communist North Korean officials.

 

Philip N. Diehl, U.S Money Reserve featured on Enterprise Radio

Philip N. Diehl, president of U.S Money Reserve, is one of the most accomplished U.S Mint Directors. During an interview hosted by Eric Dye at Enterprise Radio, Diehl shared his success from the being the director at U.S Mint to being the president of one of the largest distributors of government issued gold, silver and platinum coins in the United States. Diehl was nominated by President Bill Clinton for the position of Director at U.S Mint. Here, he worked closely with the senior officials and this helped him gain a deep understanding of fiscal and monetary policy which he continues to apply even at his current position as the president of U.S Money Reserve. As director, he initiated a multi-year customer service overhaul that enabled U.S Mint to attain the second highest score of all federal agencies that were surveyed on Michigan School of Business Customer Satisfaction Index. He also oversaw the creation of the 50 states quarter program which is considered the most successful coin program in United States. His legacy at U.S Mint also includes launching the Sacagawea Dollar as well as launching the nation’s first platinum coin. All these among other contributions enabled him attain the role of president at U.S Money Reserve.
Diehl has used the knowledge and principles he acquired at U.S Mint to make U.S Money Reserve successful in the distribution of government issued gold, silver and platinum coins. His commitment and dedication to customer satisfaction has made the company of the most trusted distributors government issued precious metals. His understanding of how essential the precious metals are to both the country as well as the investors has contributed greatly to the success of the company. Diehl is geared towards ensuring that all clients at U.S Money Reserve make decisions that will increase their returns.
U.S Money Reserve is committed to providing clients with the highest level of service and the appropriate guidance to enable them select the appropriate gold, silver or platinum coins for their portfolios. U.S Money Reserve deals with the most exceptional gold coins and goes beyond the industry standard in order to provide the best customer service. With the help of experienced and trusted professionals, clients are able to make wise investments. The company advices its clients to select U.S Minted coins since they are a legal tender issued by the government.
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The Multi-Faceted Work of Dick DeVos

Business magnate and influencer Dick DeVos was born in Michigan to Amway co-founder Richard DeVos. He began working at Amway himself in 1974, and quickly rose through the ranks to the position of Vice President. His hard work at the company was lauded by all, as he increased sales outside the United States by 50%. When he rejoined Amway as President, he was responsible for creating numerous subsidiary companies and expanding operations into 50 countries and six continents. Through the years, he has increased the standing of his father’s company and made waves in his own right in the world of business, sports, politics and, now liquor. 

Dick and his wife, Betsy, have set about purchasing Coppercraft Distillery via their own company, Windquest Group. Though the transfer of a liquor license and approval for the purchase will take up to six months to approve, the owner of Coppercraft, Walter Catton III, is excited about the prospect of expanding the distillery, adding inventory, and distributing to and increased number of customers. The DeVoses, with their business expansion experience and expertise, are natural partners who are sure to take the Coppercraft Distillery to the next level.

DeVos’ Windquest Group is an investment management firm. Through it, DeVos has gained influence in finance and technology. Additionally, DeVos is an active supporter of environmentally conscious efforts, and the Windquest Group promotes his desire to find alternative and sustainable energy sources. On his own, DeVos is co-chair of the Education Freedom Fund. The Fund assists children from low income Michigan school afford and attend high quality schools. The Dick & Betsy DeVos Scholarship also exists for the purpose of helping students who would like to obtain Master’s degrees at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. DeVos won the Art of Giving award in 2010, presented by the Spectrum Health Foundation for his philanthropic work. He is the author of Rediscovering American Values, a book that seeks to inspire hope in others by encouraging the use of personal responsibility to solve problems.

Dick has long been a donor for the Republican party even receiving some notoriety in the popular Netflix series House of Cards for his political leanings. Read the full interview here: http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2015/03/dick_devos_weighs_in_on_house.html

In addition to all these accomplishments, Dick is an avid pilot and championship winning sailor.

Congratulations to the recent Melges 32 Gold Cup participants and winners—what a thrilling race against incredibly talented sailors!

Posted by Dick DeVos on Monday, February 15, 2016

As a businessman, author, philanthropist, and now distillery operator, DeVos is proving himself to be a man of many talents.

Source: New Netherland Institute research

Wikipedia Writers Remove All Guesswork

Businesses and people alike would benefit tremendously from solid Wikipedia business page creation. Once the page is published, its content ends up being a shining beacon on the internet. A great deal of helpful informational marketing can be disseminated through a nicely done Wikipedia page.

In order to make sure the page lives up to all hopes, hiring a writing service is suggested. Through utilizing the talents of a Wikipedia writing service such as Get Your Wiki, all the guesswork is taken out of the process.

No one has to guess about the incredible benefits to creating a great Wikipedia page. Branding a business or creating a personal brand is as easy as writing good copy, and publishing the material. Those who control the content can make sure the material is as flattering as possible.

A good Wikipedia page helps shape the image of the person or business that is the subject. Again, hiring Wiki writers from a professional service ensures no problems arise with the online encyclopedia’s editors and publishers. Wikipedia does have several strict rules in place. Violating them could lead to getting a “red flag” for violating the terms. Very egregious violations may result in a contributor account being closed.

One avenue of confusion is the acceptability of promotional content on Wikipedia. The rules can be a little hazy about what type of content is overly and overtly promotional. Those who do not understand what is going on with the rules run the risk of violating them. This then creates a lot of chaos for the entity relying on the Wikipedia page for marketing and branding. The chaos of running into trouble with Wikipedia is also avoided when the rules are followed.

Going through the hassles of dealing with confusing rules is best avoid, and a Wikipedia writing service provides all necessary solutions. Get Your Wiki is home to a number of experienced writers and editors. They definitely know the rules of Wikipedia, and are not prone to relying solely on guesswork. 

Anyone who requires the publication of a Wikipedia page to go as smooth as possible. Working with a professional service helps with that result.

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http://www.projecteve.com/using-wiki-writers-can-help-grow-business/

Dog Food Industry: Premium Brands Leading The Way

The Daily Herald news website published an article that took a look inside the pet food industry. The article found that serious changes are occurring in the industry. There are lots of new brands that are flooding the market with all sorts of claims and promises. In order to keep up, the older brands that are more well known are either acquiring the smaller brands or rebranding themselves.

There is now a dog food that will help your dog lose weight, created by Colgate-Palmolive. Nestle Purina will allow customers to customize their own food ingredients so that their pet gets exactly what they need. There are also some companies who are utilizing the farm to table trend in the human food industry. Mars Petcare, one of the biggest pet food producers, is putting freeze dried cranberries and blueberries in their Nutro Farm’s Harvest line. Mars Petcare also has beef stroganoff and lasagna for dogs in their Cesar Home Delights line in an attempt to close the gap between human food and pet food. J.M. Smucker Company paid 5.8 billion dollars to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands.

Beneful is one such larger dog food company that cares about the quality of the food that they are providing to customers. Beneful prides itself on maintaining high standards with suppliers. All suppliers must follow strict guidelines in order for Beneful to purchase from them. Beneful also monitors each ingredient from the time it gets dropped off at the manufacturing plant to when it is placed on a shelf for sale.

It is also Beneful‘s goal to provide a nutritious meal for dogs. Beneful offer both wet and dry dog food, as well as dog treats. The food and treats come in all different flavors with all different ingredients in them. Customers will find recipe options with real beef, chicken, lamb or pork and carrots, barley, rice, green beans, cheese, bacon and peanut butter. Whether your dog needs to lose weight or clean its teeth, customers can find the right option for their situation.

 

Is Healthy Fast Food Healthy?

Fast food restaurants have been trying to keep up with the recent health food trends by changing their menus and adding healthier options. But are these options really that much healthier?

According to an article on CBC.ca, that may not actually be the case. When comparing the nutritional value of one of the newest kale salads offered at McDonald’s, it actually has more sodium, fat, and calories than the popular Double Big Mac. McDonald’s has also added a Caesar salad to their menu which is full of nutrient-rich greens, including baby kale. However once you add-on the signature crispy chicken and asiago dressing, the salad becomes a sodium bomb that comes in at over 50 grams of fat and 730 calories.

Don’t give up your fast food salads just yet, says Jon Urbana, owner of a famous lacrosse camp in Denver. There are ways to cut down on the calories, fat, and sodium when ordering your lunch. Nutritionists recommend cutting down the salad dressing by only adding half the amount to your meal. Also, opt for no cheese when you can and ask for the grilled version of your protein instead of the crispy version. These tips will help to make your meal a healthier one.

Just food for thought next time you think you are doing yourself a favor by ordering healthy at a fast food restaurant.