Kennedy Center Construction Backed By Dick DeVos

The Kennedy Center for the Arts has always attracted a large number of donors who are willing to provide support for the upkeep and expansion of the popular arts provider. In 2013, officials at the Kennedy Center unveiled a new area of construction that would see a pavilion on the river front developed with a new building, a range of rehearsal spaces and a pedestrian bridge linking the main campus to the pavilion area. The main of construction and development has been the $125 million pavilion that has already been approved at federal level, and has been the main area of fund raising over the years; in early 2016 it was announced the Kennedy Center has already received over $130 million in donations and allowed its donation drive to be expanded to allow a further $50 million to be requested from donors including Dick DeVos who I noticed had already donated $1 million to the initial project.

Dick DeVos has been a business person I have followed for a number of years after he took control of the family business, AmWay. Dick DeVos is a business person I have admired for a number of years after I watched him lead the company to greater levels of success than it had ever enjoyed, particularly in foreign markets that he led the company into when first joining the family business. Despite his impressive business pedigree Dick DeVos has spent a large amount of his time looking to have a positive effect on the people of the Grand Rapids, Michigan area and the U.S. as a whole. Dick DeVos and wife Betsy do much to impress me, including embarking on the backing of arts based programs designed to put the Grand Rapids region on the map for arts based educational programs and festivals.

US Money Reserve Accentuates Positives Of Gold Coin Ownership

The US Money Reserve was featured on EPNS Enterprise Radio, and their leader Philip Diehl was shown talking about how gold coin ownership can change lives. Everyone who wants to make a change to the way they invest should think about investing in gold coins because these investments are very stable, and they will last a long time because of the simple pricing structure.

Gold coin ownership is simple for people to understand because it is a thing that they can do in just one forum. Gold coins can be bought from the US Money Reserve, and then the coins can be traded, sold or collected.

Some people want to sell as late as they can before they retire, and other people will sell their coins quickly to make a profit. Read more: US Money Reserve Austin TX, 78730 and U.S. Money Reserve Encourages Visitors To Explore Its New Website And E-Commerce Coin Catalogue

The US Money Reserve always has more coins coming out every year, and they are the best company to work with on new designs that are fun and interesting. Someone who is getting more coins every year can build up a pretty nice collection, and that collection with have a very high value over the years.

The collector that is willing to build a collection should make sure that they store their coins safely, and they also need to make sure that they have taken the time to get the coins that are of most value to them.

Philip Diehl and the US Money Reserve are the best people to work with on a new gold coin collection, and the coins will grow in value over the years.

Everyone can invest in gold coins in their own way, and these investors all have a choice about how much they will invest in gold coins over other kinds of coins. The coins are amazing to look at, and they hold their value well.
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George Soros Hedging Against Economic Slowdown

Despite lackluster gold prices, prominent investors such as Soros are holding their bet that gold and gold stock will rise again. In the face of increased money printing by Federal Reserve, Gold has dropped significantly and inflated the stock markets. George Soros is hedging against an economic slowdown by going long on Barrick Gold Corporation.

In financial markets, Soros is renowned as a mythical figure. After spending his early years escaping the Nazi Germany, he landed in London where he studied philosophy. After he completed his Ph.D. thesis at London School of Economics, he could not find work. Eventfully, George Soros paved his into financial markets and created a legendary investment career.

In 1970, Soros set up his own fund where he built reputable relationships with investors and made for them tons of money. In 1992, he took $10 billion bet against single currency, George Soros turned out to be right and made $1 billion profit from a single day trade and by the end of the transaction, and he had made more than $2 billion profit. Since then his notoriety grew exponentially and earned him the title “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England”.

Since peaking in mid-2011, the gold price has plummeted by more than 40%. Now the price hovers around $1.118 per Ounce, this is considered as dangerously low price for gold miners on As a result, many smaller miners will be wiped out during the price slump. Finally, it will lead to supply contractions that will spark resurgence in gold. Billionaires, among them George Soros are aware of that.

According to the 13F filings, it is revealed that Soros Fund Management continues holding its $13.5 million stakes in Market Vectors Gold Miners EFT, an EFT that focuses on gold industry.  George Soros bought 1.9 million shares of Barrick Gold, valued at $20.1 million and 1.05 million shares in SPDR Gold Trust, a firm that tracks the price of gold. Moreover, Soros has cut his U.S stocks by 37 percent to 3.5 billion.

Soros built his $24 billion fortune through markets speculations, earlier this year he warned of risks from China economy. According to Soros, China, debt- fueled economy resembles the U.S 2007-2008 financial crises. He explained that China hard landing was practically impossible, and it will worsen global deflationary pressures, drag down stocks, spur a global recession, and boost U.S government bonds. Read more on

Soros is not alone, a billionaire investor Stan Druckenmiller also reading from the same page. Earlier this month he stated that gold is his largest currency allocations. Others investors have followed the suits, and it explains why in the first three months of the year Gold for immediate delivery jumped 16 percent. It is the biggest quarterly surge since 1986.

They vow: “To serve and connect!”

In early February of 2016, PR Newswire published an article on the new mobile app, Securus, developed and created by Securus Technologies. The new app is now available on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Within its first six months following launching on Google Play, Securus averaged over ten-thousand downloads per month.

I downloaded Securus a few weeks ago and I have been pleasantly surprised by its fluent functionality. Securus ( offers users a new, cutting edge method of communication with incarcerated friends and family through scheduled video call visitation.
Physically visiting loved ones at a jail can be “logistically inconvenient”, according to Russell Roberts, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Securus Technologies. And I have to agree! I work constantly and my schedule just refuses to allow me to plan physical visitation with my best friend who is incarcerated over an hour from my apartment; however, Securus has been fantastic and I have been able to schedule video calls with him consistently at extremely low rates, it’s unbelievable.
PR Newswire‘s article introduces and explains the purposes, usefulness, and functionality of the Securus app and includes quotes from leaders at Securus Technologies and closes with a brief explanation of what Securus Technologies is, exactly, in a short “about” blurb.
Securus Technologies boasts working with over 3,400 facilities in North America, aiding over one million inmates so far and holding themselves to their promise: “to serve and connect”.
The slogan used by Securus Technologies: “To Serve and Connect.” is an example of word play in which they swap the word “protect” from the creed of North Amerian law enforcement: “To Serve and Protect”. Securus Technologies works within public safety and public services; therefore, it is natural and memorable that, due to specializing in communication, the word “protect” is exchanged with a eloquent symbolic nod to their focus: “connect”.

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Sailing into History: Dick DeVos

Started in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, February 13th, 2016, outside the strong wind field, which required exceptional navigation skills, nothing else could have prepared the 32 sailors of Melges for the 2016 Gold Cup, which the Lauderdale Yacht Club hosted. On the second day, the waters were rife with racing action as three additional races were added to the scoreboard.

On those three races, we saw how Dick DeVos, leader of the Volpe, led the race with just a single point. Alessandro Rombelli, the world champion for STIG took second place because of an altercation during the fifth race where Ben Schwartz and Richard Goransson pushed him out of the lead. This led Dick DeVos to complete within the top five. What made the biggest headlines that day, however, was not who won. Instead, it was how many youth sailors took part in the activity. On every ship, there was a junior sailor, and he shared the experience and learned the thrill related to grand prix sailing. Meanwhile, they helped to compete against some of the world’s greatest sailors.

When the day’s first race took place, it started with a volatile breeze, calm sea and sunshine. Jason Carroll on the Argo, Benjamin Schwartz, the Pisces head, and Chris Wientjes for Stormvogel pulled the trigger a little too quick, and earned an OCS each. Contrasting that with Rombelli and DeVos, they had a more clean head start that went left for the best pressure. With that breeze, they came to a speedy 12 to 13 knots during the first round, where DeVos took charge. Nevertheless, a shifting breeze gave Rombelli the opportunity to race past, and on the final run, Rombelli overtook and outpaced DeVos for the win. DeVos finished in healthy second and Schwartz finished in third place.

Devos has always been an avid competitive sailor, and he has even won two national titles with multiple regatta victories that could be added to his credit. One of Dick DeVos’s regular competitions outside the competition in Fort Lauderdale is the Chicago Mackinac race. This is the world’s longest freshwater sailing race, and he has even taken home the gold trophy for this race. Along with a love of sailing, DeVos loves to fly airplanes, and he has been type rated in the EC 130 rated helicopter and Cessna Citation CJ4 pilot.

Born in Michigan on October 21, 1955, Dick DeVos is the son of the Amway co-founder Richard DeVos. From 1993 to 2002, Dick served as the CEO of the consumer goods and distribution. In 2006, Dick ran for governor of Michigan, but he lost to Jennifer Granholm. He has been listed in Forbes as the 67th richest person in the United States, boasting a net worth of around $5.1 billion. Even as a child, DeVos was deeply involved with the family business, and he says that he remembers being in the basement where all the offices and people were work. He and his brother Doug DeVos were called the mini-hosts, and they were supposed to greet the attendees at the convention for Amway.

When Dick left the firm, he wanted to start a new business called Windquest Group. This company works with marketing closet and storage organizers. Dick married Elizabeth Prince, and she is the daughter of Edgar Prince, the CEO of Prince Corporation. They have four children together who are named Elissa, Andrea, Ryan and Rick.


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Ross Abelow is a Top New York Lawyer

Ross Abelow currently practices law in New York and he became a registered attorney in New York in 1990. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School. He works in the areas of family law, matrimonial law, and law for entertainers and athletes. He helps many people set up living wills. These documents make life and death decisions a lot easier for families when a loved one becomes very ill. Ross Abelow also works with many people with career contracts. He can look out for your person interests when It comes to complex legal terminology.

Family law cases have become very prevalent with parents owing millions in support payments to dependent children. In West Virginia, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the State Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, claiming they have been lax in punishing parents who ignore court orders to pay up on child support.

Ross Abelow has worked with many families who are having difficulties collecting child support payments. This is just one way he helps his clients in the area if family law.  Do you need a lawyer experienced in contract law, employment law or family law? If so, call Ross. Sit down and talk to him about your issue. He can help you decide if you have a case and how you can win your case.

Ross has launched the Go Fund Me campaign to help raise money for animal shelters in New York City. The funds are used to provide shelter, food, blankets, vaccines and other needs of homeless animals in the area. Mr. Abelow is not only a leading attorney in New York, but an avid animal lover. This is an ongoing campaign to help relieve the burden of many shelters where space and resources are lacking.

When it comes to hiring a good lawyer in New York, Ross Abelow is at the top of the list. He has had over 20 years’ experience and can help you with your issue. He is a professional and will do his best to win your case.

How Image Recognition Is Shaping The Future

The human brain has gained huge expertise at image recognition over the course of thousands of years of evolution. This allows people to identify other humans, tell apart objects and even read. But what seems rather simple and first-nature for people is actually incredibly difficult to achieve for a machine.

However, in the last few years science has made great progress in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, which should not be taken lightly, as it will effectively change the way humans interact with their environment, their technology and even each other.

Image recognition in particular will have a huge impact in the way people use devices such as smart-phones and computers, and also the way companies communicate with potential costumers.

Image recognition technology is the process of detecting and identifying an object within a digital image. This is actually a complex process that’s composed of algorithms designed to perform specific tasks such as optical character recognition, face recognition and scene change detection.

This allows companies to use product recognition technology for all kinds of things, from surveillance to the automation of factories. Perhaps more importantly though, it allows consumers to interact directly with companies through the potentially valuable objects and images that surround them, such as logos and labels.

Through image recognition one can access information, services and additional content relative to the specific product or brand of their choosing and it’s helpful in visual search. Think about it: In a world where 1.8 billion images are uploaded every day to the internet, and brands are constantly trying to set themselves apart from competitors by appealing directly to consumers, this kind of technology has the potential to make a huge difference. Not only that, but it’s already starting to broaden the possibilities of interaction with consumers, content management, protection against brand misuse, and even market research.

Researchers have been steadily developing image recognition technology to a point where there are constant revolutionary advancements in the field, and companies all over the world are capitalizing on that fact. One of the lead implementers of this amazing technology is Slyce, whose Universal Scanner incorporates the best features of image recognition technology into a single product that allows consumers to scan barcodes, coupons and any real world image in order to find a match online seamlessly.

George Soros Advises EU to Take the Refugee Crisis Head-on

As the old saying goes ‘prevention is better than cure’. This is perhaps what the European Commission should keep in mind as they approach the current refugee crisis. There is sufficient room for them to correct that which seems impossible which is bringing to order an impeding chaotic state soon. George Soros has offered his nuggets of wisdom on the issue. The European Commission can only ignore this at their peril.

In a comprehensive plan that was published via The New York Review of Books, George Soros details what may just turn a time bomb into orderly refugee policy. Soros sees what is currently being done as a false solution seeking mission. He dismisses it a ploy imposed on the European Union by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a negotiation with Turkey. To him, the asylum policy has fundamental on flaws that need to be quickly addressed.

Of particular concern about the asylum policy is erratic to the extent that it imposes quotas that had been previously opposed by many member states. The quotas on aspect requires refugees to take up residence in countries they do not want. This makes the policy lose the essence of humanitarianism. How can EU be claiming to be in genuine mission to help refugees when in the first place they force them to settle in countries at the periphery like Turkey that is not their preference?

The other central issue is that of funding for the refugee mission. George Soros sees the mission as severely underfunded. What is given out in funds only serves its immediate needs with no chance whatsoever of making it sustainable. Soros terms it ‘scraping together insufficient funds year after year’. These and other issues can be solved and leave a lot to be admired.

As a solution, George Soros can only see EU undergoing a paradigm shift by “surge” funding. The funds should go to the refugees and the countries that host them in the Middle East. The financial aid should be enough to support livelihoods right there and offer employment opportunities allowing the refugees to at least be able to provide for their basic needs. This will work to dilute the dire need to seek asylum in Europe as a way of escaping suffering in the Middle East. The refugees who will still insist on coming to Europe will not be as much. The few will be in numbers that Europe can accommodate.

Those choosing countries on high demand will wait longer on the que while those choosing countries not hotly requested will obtain express permission. Those found jumping the ques will be taken back to the tail end to start all over again. This is expected to discourage the refugees from going against the set order. This will be key to ensuring balanced settlement. Well thought plan!

George Soros is an American business magnate of Jewish-Hungarian ancestry considered to be one of the 30 richest people in the world. He is further an investor, popular author, and philanthropist. His early life characterized by Nazi displacements inspire hi interest on refugee affairs.