A Rising Star in Racquetball: Sawyer Howitt

Sawyer Howitt first started playing racquetball while attending Lincoln High School. He managed to go deep into the state playoffs and won several matches, playing on the boy’s singles team. Sawyer Howitt and his racquetball team played in the 2015 Oregon High School Racquetball State Championships. He continued playing and eventually joined Racquetball Club of Portland, where he continues to play today. He has had time to hone and sharpen his skills and is ready to take them to the next level.

Sawyer Howitt (@sawyerhowitt) has had many people comment that he could be the next Olympic star on the racquetball court. Racquetball has originally been limited to fitness and health clubs but is expanding into mainstream media and gaining attention. It is already a popular sport worldwide and slowly gaining attention in the United States.

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Sawyer Howitt has a bright future in the sport of racquetball and will undoubtedly become a household name for years to come, and leave a legacy for other players. Multiple sources are already praising his techniques and drive to always do better in everything he does. Sawyer Howitt will definitely be one to watch for years to come, and it will be exciting to see where he ends up.

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Tammy Mazzocco and Real Estate in Ohio

According to The Lure Lounge, Tammy Mazzocco is a successful real estate professional in Central Ohio who specializes in finding homes for families. She got her start in the real estate business by working as a secretary for a commercial real estate group and continued for the next ten years or so in the administrative arm of the business with other firms.

In 1999, she decided that sales was the place to be as she had witnessed firsthand the economic opportunities with real estate sales and marketing. She joined with her good friend and mentor, Judy Gang of the Judy Gang Team with RE/MAX in Pickerington, Ohio. Pickerington is located just southeast of Columbus and Tammy works the town of Pickerington and the four county areas that surround the small town.

Pickerington itself has a population of around 20,000 souls, but the four counties of Franklin, Delaware, Fairfield and Licking have approximately two million people. Many people are looking for a more relaxed life in a country setting and that is where Tammy comes in.

In an article on Bitsylink, Tammy is passionate about her work because she enjoys helping families find the home of their dreams. There is a special feeling when they suddenly realize that she has helped them to create and entirely new lifestyle. One of the high points of Tammy’s career is that she is adamant about setting goals and then breaking them down into smaller action steps. This helps her to keep moving towards the important aspects of selling real estate.

Tammy likes to get started early in her workday by getting to her office as early as possible and getting all of the office clutter and paperwork out of the way. Then she is on the phone with prospective home buyers, to show them houses. Showing families homes to buy is the most important activity that can possibly be done so she takes great care in setting up the bulk of her schedule in this manner. More details can be found on LinkedIn.

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Mike Baur: A Mover and Shaker in the World of Entrepreneurship

Mike Baur, a Swiss based entrepreneur and businessman, is one of the co-founders, as well as managing partner of the Swiss Startup Factory. The company, based in Zurich, Switzerland is a start-up accelerator with a focus on thriving digital engineers. Swiss Startup provides a three month accelerator start-up program for entrepreneurs and provide several services including office space, mentoring, coaching, as well as a unique platform of supporting services.

 

Mr. Baur’s educational background includes earning a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Rochester, New York and an Executive Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Berne.

 

Mr. Baur brings more than 20 years of banking experience to the Swiss Startup Factory and one of his responsibilities for the company is fundraising, as well as establishing financing rounds. Before starting the Swiss Startup Factory and after leaving the banking industry, Mr. Baur began investing in start-up companies. He decided he could provide a better platform of services to entrepreneurs just starting out. That led to the co-founding of the Swiss Startup with Oliver Walzer and Max Meister.

 

Mr. Baur began pitching the Swiss Startup Factory at the START Summiteer and in early 2016, Baur was appointed as the Managing Deputy Director of CTI Invest when Swiss Startup and CTI formed a partnership. Mr. Baur also led the Factory through a business accelerating program with the Goldback Group in 2016. The Swiss Startup also partnered with Fintech Fusion in February 2016.

 

Mike Baur’s passion for entrepreneurship runs deep. He spends a great deal of time with young entrepreneurs and supports several Swiss based start-ups as a mentor, as well as financially. His interest is to see entrepreneurs succeed and create businesses that contribute to the needs, wants and desires of society as well as the economy. Most economies are driven mainly by the small to medium size businesses and Mr. Baur is very interested in seeing new companies make that contribution, as well.

 

The Swiss Startup Factory, under the guidance and leadership of Mike Baur provides talented entrepreneurs in Switzerland an executive platform that guides them through a business driven program that encourages ambitious milestones and an aggressive, but respectful manner of business. Entrepreneurs learn how to execute every aspect of operating a business including financing, seeking investors, in addition to developing their product. After the entrepreneurs complete the three month accelerator program, they are confident in the skills they have acquired and fine tunes and are ready to step forward and take on the business world.

 

The Lung Institute Offers A New Way To Fight Disease

The Menace Of Chronic Lung Disease

Lung disease can be one of the most devastating things to happen to someone. It can prevent you from being able to live an active life and it can even lead to potentially lethal consequences. Fortunately, there is now a new way of fighting these diseases. The Lung Institute has recently announced a new wave of stem cell based treatments that will allow patients to live lives they would never have thought possible. These treatments mark a radical departure from the traditional methods of treating chronic lung diseases. Previous treatments required patients to walk around with all sorts’ equipment, but this new way of treating lung disease allows them to live life as they have always wanted to.

The Miracle Of The Stem Cell

Stem cells are the way the body heals itself naturally. Whenever you have an injury or an illness, your body repairs the damage with stem cells. Doctors are currently taking this treatment and applying it to diseases of the lung. For example, if a patient is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the doctor can inject stem cells into the lungs in order to allow the body to repair itself. The methods are strikingly effective. You can see the results by simply asking those who have used the services of the Lung Institute.

The Stories From Patients

According to PR Web, the best example of the stories of success can be seen in the story of John O. For years John O was forced to live with his pulmonary fibrosis with no hope of changing things in sight. Now, he is able to live his life without any of the consequences he had seen before. He is running and exercising like anyone else.

About The Lung Institute

The Lung Institute in Cedars-Sinai is a research facility specializing in finding ways to treat lung disease. This has led to new ways of treating lung disease with stem cell therapy being one of the most prominent examples. The Lung Institute is helping doctors find new ways of looking at some of the most challenging issues of medicine of our time.

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Wild Ark on the Near Extinction of Vaquita Porpoises

Wild Ark, founded by Mark and Sophie Hutchinson, hopes to promote biodiversity around the globe. The couple operate Pridelands in South Africa. It is their aim for people to experience the world’s diversity by traveling to various places around the world to learn about the wildlife located there. They feel that personal encounter will cause people to want to protect it. The team with Wild Ark wants to help protect wildlife around the globe.

 

The World’s Most Threatened Mammal- Vaquita Porpoises

 

While many people in the United States think of distant lands when they think of protecting wildlife, one of the most threatened mammal in the wild is the Vaquita porpoise living in the Gulf of California separating the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland. These stubby-nose porpoises with dark rings around their eyes live on a diet of Gulf croakers, bronze-striped grunts and squid. They can be up to five feet long weighing up to 120 pounds.

 

Efforts to Protect Vaquita Porpoises

 

Although they were not discovered until 1958, scientists believe there are less than 30 still alive in their natural habitat because of illegal fishing operations where they are snagged in gillnets set for sharks, rays, mackerels and chano. Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales with the Mexican government has authorized an emergency plan starting in May 2017 to try to capture some of these porpoises and protect them in the Upper Gulf of California Biosphere Reserve. The Mexican government has already enacted a ban on gillnet fishing within their natural territory, increased efforts by the Mexican Navy to stop illegal fishing and paid commercial anglers over $72 million in compensation.

 

Personal Wildlife Encounter

 

Wild Ark believes personal encounters with wildlife is the best way to ensure that Vaquita porpoises and other animals do not become extinct. Therefore, they encourage you to take one of their trips allowing you to have your own personal experience with diverse animals across the world.

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