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Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military & Veteran Wellness

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military & Veteran Wellness

Chuck Hagel served as the 24th Secretary of Defense, being in office from February 2013 - February 2015, and also served two terms in the U.S. Senate. Now, he’s taking on a new role in continuing to defend our country and protect our principals, by focusing on the country’s military veterans. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military Veteran Wellness announces that Chuck Hagel has joined the honorary advisory board.

Veteran Wellness Center Wins Multiple Chamber of Commerce Awards

Veteran Wellness Center Wins Multiple Chamber of Commerce Awards

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness announces two awards from the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce. The awards for Nonprofit of the Year and the Small Business of the Year were presented at the 21st Annual event at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia.

“Not only did we win the nonprofit category of the year, but we also won the small business of the year,” explains Ken Falke, chairman and founder of Boulder Crest Retreat. “This is the first time in 21 years of this event that a nonprofit won the small business category. We are thrilled to have these honors and appreciate that our great work is being noticed by our community.”

LEARNINGRx of RESTON, VA. EARNS NATIONAL COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD and CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

LEARNINGRx of RESTON, VA. EARNS NATIONAL COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD  and CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx brain training centers of Reston, Va. and Vienna, Va. received the national 2015 Community Impact Award for being one of the top 10 LearningRx brain centers in the United States and was recognized for the 2015 Outstanding Customer Service Award by LearningRx’s corporate offices in Colorado Springs, Colo. LearningRx of Vienna, Va. is also celebrating their five-year anniversary. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

 “As someone that has suffered a brain injury, I know that brain training can be life changing, whether you’re just looking for some improvement in school, or whether you’ve been affected by brain trauma,” said Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Reston, Va. and Vienna, Va.   “We love being part of the Reston community and being part of our students’ achievements,” said Loftus.

Boulder Crest Retreat Welcomes Two New Board Members

Boulder Crest Retreat Welcomes Two New Board Members

Boulder Crest Retreat, a free therapeutic retreat for combat veterans and their families, has two new board members

 

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness welcomes two new members to their board of directors. The two new members bring with them a wealth of military experience that will be helpful in fulfilling the vision and mission of the retreat. Lieutenant Generals U.S. Army retired, John A. Dubia and Raymond Palumbo join the board that helps to guide the therapeutic retreat created for combat veterans, and especially those with combat-related stress, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and physical injuries.

“We are honored to have these two gentleman joining our board,” explains Ken Falke, chairman and founder of Boulder Crest Retreat.

LEARNINGRx DONATES $300 SCHOOL SUPPLIES to SIX FAIRFAX Co., VA. SCHOOLS

LEARNINGRx DONATES $300 SCHOOL SUPPLIES to SIX FAIRFAX Co., VA. SCHOOLS

LearningRx brain training centers of Reston, Va. and Vienna, Va. are helping schools this year by providing $300 in school supplies for six schools in Fairfax County, Va. The donation is to help offset the schools’ supply wish list for the 2015-2016 school year. For more information on how to help with teacher’s wish lists, go to www.teacherslists.com.

LearningRx staff dropped off school supplies to Wolf Trap Elementary, Aldrin Elementary, Colvin Run Elementary, Lake Anne Elementary, Forest Edge Elementary and Clearview Elementary, all in Fairfax County, Va. Baskets include: glue sticks, notebooks, tissues, disinfectant wipes, folders, pencils, markers, crayons, dry erase markers and highlighters. 

BoardVitals Raises $1.1M to Build the Wikipedia of Medicine

BoardVitals Raises $1.1M to Build the Wikipedia of Medicine

Continues to grow market share across siloed medical education and accreditation landscape

 

BoardVitals, a rapidly growing healthcare startup based in New York City, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in Series A funding from Rock Creek Capital, a Salt Lake City based growth equity fund. This follows initial seed funding from several investors, including Blueprint Health, Rothenberg Ventures, and Charles Boorady, the number one healthcare investor, according to Forbes.

BoardVitals has rapidly gained market share by redefining a siloed industry, medical assessments and certifications, and the company has been on a growth tear since it was founded in 2013. BoardVitals has trained over 30,000 doctors and the product has been purchased by over 150 institutions in the past year alone. The company was also named the ‘Most Promising Startup in New York’ as the winner of the 2014 Gust Catapult startup contest.

Reinventing Traditional Venture Capital to Improve Healthcare? You bet!

Reinventing Traditional Venture Capital to Improve Healthcare? You bet!

There are tons of great ideas out there in the medical space but most of them never see the light of day.  Whether it is the finances or execution, dreams stay just those, dreams. But one company, Health Digital (HD), is taking a different approach to today’s business and health care market in order to make sure this doesn’t happen. In lieu of providing capital, HD exchanges web development and mentorship to potential digital health partners.  By rewriting the rules of how traditional venture capital and venture building companies operate, HD has one simple goal: create a partnership that benefits everyone and helps improve the health care for the better.