HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Announces Wellstar Cobb Hospital Wins Excellence in Spiritual Care Award

Rev. Raymond G. Coffman and Rev. Dr. Yolanda Davis show off their Excellence in Spiritual Care Award given by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network.

Our entire team has worked hard to integrate spiritual health and chaplaincy into our overall healthcare delivery, and we are honored to be recognized for our achievement.”

— Rev. Raymond G. Coffman, Wellstar Cobb spiritual health team manager

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 31, 2020 / — HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN) announced Wellstar Cobb Hospital successfully renewed their Excellence in Spiritual Care Award. It is the first institution in the state of Georgia to receive this award.

Wellstar Cobb Hospital is applauded for adopting a philosophy of "providing world-class healthcare to every person, every time" that includes spiritual care as a vital component of caring for the whole person.

“This award sends the message that the Wellstar Cobb organization has developed a firm strategy to ensure effective spiritual assistance to its patients,” said the Rev. Eric J. Hall, HCCN’s president and CEO.

The Excellence in Spiritual Care Award is a prestigious recognition of an organization’s excellence in spiritual care. The award signifies that an organization is committed to addressing patients’ spiritual and religious needs through the best practices in spiritual care. The standards of excellence include: employing an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care; engaging in quality improvement projects; and the strategic deployment of chaplaincy care resources.

“We care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit. We are dedicated to helping our patients and team members find comfort and deeper meaning by offering best practices in spiritual care,” said the Rev. Raymond G. Coffman, manager of Wellstar Cobb Hospital’s spiritual health team. “Our entire team has worked hard to integrate spiritual health and chaplaincy into our overall healthcare delivery, and we are honored to be recognized for our achievement.”

Members of the award-winning team include: Rev. Raymond G. Coffman, Manager of Spiritual Health; Rev. Dr. Yolanda Davis, Staff Chaplain; Brandy Amandolia. R.N., Manager Accreditation & Licensure; and Rev. William Austin, Spiritual Care Volunteer. Callie Andrews serves as the President of Wellstar Cobb Hospital.

Wellstar Cobb is a "Top 100" rated, 382-bed hospital that serves South Cobb County's health needs, including cancer and cardiac programs, a private maternity center and accredited total joint program.

About HealthCare Chaplaincy Network
The HealthCare Chaplaincy Network is a nonprofit health care organization that helps people and families faced with the distress of illness and suffering to find spiritual comfort and meaning. HCCN provides clinical pastoral education, continuing professional education, and research on the effectiveness of chaplaincy care. For more information, visit or call 212-644-1111.

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Doctors On Call Maui to Offer Drive Up Rapid COVID-19 Testing

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Drive Up COVID Tetsing

This quick affordable test will provide residents the opportunity to take the appropriate steps for health and safety for their families, their community, and themselves.”

— Paige Williams, Managing Director of Doctors On Call Maui

LAHAINA, MAUI, HI, USA, July 31, 2020 / — Doctors On Call, Maui’s Urgent Care, will be administering drive up COVID-19 testing at their clinic located in the Times Shopping Plaza in Honokowai on Saturday, August 8, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. With safety in mind, patients are asked to remain in their car where a nurse will conduct the test.

The Rapid COVID-19 test is only available on Maui at Doctors On Call. This accurate, rapid test provides COVID-19 results to patients in 15 minutes. The cost will be $63, paid at the time of service.

“This quick affordable test will provide residents the opportunity to take the appropriate steps for health and safety for their families, their community, and themselves,” stated Paige Williams, Managing Director of Doctors On Call.

“The Quidel Rapid Test is a game changer. It is FDA approved and has an accuracy rate comparable to the PCR test. It is ideal for quickly identifying COVID Positive individuals in the workplace, in schools, and in the community,” said Dr. James Barahal, co-founder of Doctors On Call Maui.

Here are the specific details:
What: Drive up Rapid COVID-19 testing
When: Saturday, August 8th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Doctors On Call, Times Shopping Plaza, 3350 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Ste 211, Lahaina, HI 96761
How: To be tested, drive to the parking lot at Time Shopping Plaza, call the office (808-667-7676) and press 0 to request the test, wait in your car for our staff to come to you.
Bring: Valid I.D., Health Insurance Card, credit card for payment of $63.
Next: Doctors On Call will call you with your results in approximately 15 minutes.

Testing slots are limited. Preregistration is advised. In order to do so, go to to register. You will be directed to the registration site. Once registered, print the COVID-19 registration packet. Email the completed forms along with a copy of your driver’s license/valid I.D. and insurance card to If registered, you may bring the forms to the testing site. If you are unable to complete the forms, call 808-758-5408 and leave a detailed message including your name, phone number and date of birth. We will return your call before the testing.

Rapid COVID-19 testing will also be available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. starting August 10th.

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Ashish Deb Supports the Toronto City Mission and the Toronto-Calcutta Foundation

In addition to his career as an IT professional, Ashish Deb regularly supports nonprofit organizations within his community in Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, July 31, 2020 / — While Ashish Deb’s Deb job as an IT professional can be quite busy, he still finds time to support local nonprofit organizations. He mainly supports the Toronto City Mission and the Toronto-Calcutta Foundation.

Born in Delhi, India, Ashish Deb is an IT professional currently living in Toronto in Canada. Most recently, he partnered with a few friends to teach new immigrants and students coming fresh out of university and college IT related courses in networking, database, and programming.

Toronto City Mission is Toronto’s oldest and longest running outreach to people living in
poverty. The organization provides community care to low income families in Toronto by offering free
after school and tutoring programs, youth and youth leadership programs, as well as
adult programs designed to enrich and enhance parents.

For the past five years, Ashish Deb has been an active volunteer for the Toronto City Mission and regularly raising funds and donating to the organization. With his IT skills, he has provided computers for the nonprofit and set them up for the office staff. He has also provided computers for the organization’s outreach locations for students and low-income families who use the computers to complete homework, search for jobs, and more.

The Toronto-Calcutta Foundation, which began operations in 1988, strives to help those in poverty and in need in Calcutta. The foundation comprises an international executive (board of directors) in Toronto, with supporting members-at-large and a management board in Calcutta.

In May 2020, Ashish Deb made a generous donation to the Toronto-Calcutta Foundation’s Food Distribution Drive.

For more information about Ashish Deb, please visit

About Ashish Deb

Born in Delhi, India, Ashish Deb grew up in an environment when personal computers were at a very early stage and people saw it as a next engineering marvel that will change people’s life for the next few generations. He started looking at courses and programs through which he could learn computing skills and he also enrolled in a degree program with Electronics and Telecom Engineering. During this time, Mr. Deb was also granted apprenticeships with various organizations where electronic instruments and computers were extensively used and finally he landed a job with a U.S. based PC company, Compaq, working as a service engineer for middle east and Asia. After working in the middle east and Asia for seven years, Ashish moved to Toronto and worked for one of the top five banks in Canada as a Senior Technical Project Management Consultant (IT). He saw a need to increase IT skills for local companies, so he partnered with a few friends and started evening school to train IT related courses in networking, database, and programming, gaining a lot of popularity with new immigrants and students coming fresh out of university and colleges. His training programs also catered to people who were already working in the IT industry but lacking in leading edge skills.

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Micah Raskin Discusses the Psychological and Physical Benefits of Gardening

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Micah Raskin

NASSAU COUNTY, NY, USA, July 31, 2020 / — Micah Raskin, a professional poker player and local philanthropist, loves to garden. “You wouldn’t think it to look at me,” laughs Raskin, “but it’s a passion of mine. I love to be outside, and I love to watch things grow. There are few things more satisfying than nurturing life in the quiet of nature.”

And other than putting delicious veggies and fruits on the table or decorating your home with lovely flowers, gardening offers a variety of benefits both physical and mental for those who enjoy it.

Get Your Vitamin D With Gardening Says Micah Raskin

Vitamin D increases levels of calcium in your body, which helps your immune system function better and makes your bones stronger. Studies have found that exposure to sunlight increases vitamin D levels in adults, and gardening is – usually – an outdoor, daylight activity.

“Being outside always gives my mood an instant boost,” says Micah Raskin. “And when you live in New York City, a little extra greenery and sunlight can keep you sane.” Just don’t forget to wear sunscreen and sunglasses so you don’t damage your skin or your eyes!

Gardening Decreases Your Risk of Dementia Says Micah Raskin

A study from 2006 found that gardening lowers your risk of dementia by 36%. More than 2,800 people over the age of 60 were tracked by researchers for 16 years. The study concluded that physical activity – and gardening in particular – reduced the risk of developing dementia in future years.

“It doesn’t surprise me a bit,” says Micah Raskin. “When you’re gardening, your mind is at rest – you’re much more mindful of your surroundings and your actions. I know mindfulness and meditation are also recommended to stave off dementia. Gardening is my favorite form of meditation.”

Micah Raskin Says Gardening is Great Exercise

“Obviously there are all kinds of gardens,” says Micah Raskin. “But no matter how large or small your garden is, you’re going to have to do a little physical labor to take care of it.”

From lifting bags of soil to bending over and reaching to weed, gardening is a surprisingly physical activity for most people. You may not even realize that you’re breaking a sweat as you become absorbed in what you’re doing says Micah Raskin, a long-time gardener.

“Pulling weeds, hoeing the ground, digging holes, lifting tools and plants, bending and twisting to reach – it’s all really great exercise. You may not realize it at the time, but you’ll be able to tell you were exercising when you wake up in the morning,” chuckles Micah Raskin. Gardening can work new muscles and help improve your stamina, flexibility, and strength.

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Memory Loss Reversed or Abated in Those with Cognitive Decline

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Affirmativ Health: enhancing memory through science and lifestyle

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Affirmativ Health: Personal Therapeutic Plan

Bookcover: Outsmart Your Brain, The Insider's Guide to Life-long Memory

Outsmart Your Brain, The Insider’s Guide to Life-long Memory

Latest research from Affirmativ Health succeeds in treating cognitive decline using personalized, precision medicine.

The findings, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports (Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports 4(1)), are encouraging and indicate that a more extensive clinical study is warranted.”

— Brian K Kennedy, PhD


Affirmativ Health sought to determine whether a comprehensive and personalized program, designed to mitigate risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease could improve cognitive and metabolic function in individuals experiencing cognitive decline. Findings provided evidence that this approach can improve risk factor scores and stabilize cognitive function.

Cognitive decline is a major concern of the aging population. Already, Alzheimer’s disease affects approximately 5.4 million Americans and 30 million people globally. Without effective prevention and treatment, the prospects for the future are bleak. By 2050, it is estimated that 160 million people globally will have the disease, including 13 million Americans, leading to potential bankruptcy of the Medicare system. Unlike several other chronic illnesses, Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise–recent estimates suggest that Alzheimer’s disease has become the third leading cause of death in the United States behind cardiovascular disease and cancer. Since its first description over 100 years ago, Alzheimer’s disease has been without effective treatment. While researchers continue to seek out a cure, it is becoming clear that there are effective treatment options. More and more research supports the conclusion that Alzheimer’s disease is not a disease of only Beta Amyloid plaques and Tao tangles but a complex and systemic disease. In this study of patients with varying levels of cognitive decline, it is demonstrated how a precision and personalized approach results in either stabilization or improvement in memory.

Interventions to stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease have been marginally successful at best. This study uses a more comprehensive, personalized approach addressing each participant’s unique risk factors. “The findings, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports (Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports 4(1)), are encouraging and indicate that a more extensive clinical study is warranted", said Brian Kennedy, PhD, Director of The Centre for Healthy Aging, National University Health System, Singapore and Chief Scientific Officer, Affirmativ Health.

The Affirmativ Health scientific team, after thorough review of published research, has developed a comprehensive approach to addressing scientifically supported risk factors that have been rigorously defined as interventions to promote prevention, increased resiliency, and stabilization of brain function in the realm of AD and dementia. Utilizing cutting edge technology in concert with in-person coaching and consultation, we are demonstrating that a multi-modal and personalized approach promotes an improved resiliency and restoration of optimal brain function. The personalized therapeutic program includes genetics, an extensive blood panel, medical history, and lifestyle data to evaluate relevant metabolic risk factors and nutrient levels associated with cognitive health. "Target laboratory levels differ from standard laboratory ranges as the goal is to reach optimized levels for cognitive health", Ginger Schechter, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Affirmativ Health

The study approach considers more than 35 factors known to contribute to cognitive decline. Results demonstrate that certain of those factors are more affected than others again demonstrating the need for a more precise treatment plan. "This study supports the need for an approach that focuses on a one-size fits one, not a one-size fits all, approach that comprehensively assesses all involved risk factors affecting memory loss", Denise M Kalos, CEO Affirmativ Health

In conjunction with the publication of this vital study, and to expose alternative treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, the team at Affirmativ Health has written a book, Outsmart your Brain – an Insider's Guide to Life-Long Memory. “Memory is not something that should diminish with age; you are never too young to start developing healthy habits that can ultimately impact your cognition,” Outsmart Your Brain. This book leverages the foundation of Affirmativ Health's research to deliver a tips and tools guide for the maintenance of good cognitive health. "Far too few people understand how critical lifestyle and dietary choices are for brain function. ‘Outsmart Your Brain’ is an important tool to get this information into the hands of those who should know it, everyone!, in easy-to-understand language", Ryan R. Fortna, MD, PhD, Chief Medical/Scientific Officer, ADx Healthcare.

ABOUT AFFIRMATIV HEALTH: Four years ago, Affirmativ Health was the first to bring the latest health-conscious science to those living with or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. By taking a personalized medicine approach, we address an individual’s unique, modifiable medical and lifestyle risk factors tom improve cognition. Affirmativ Health empowers people with the information necessary to take control of their cognitive health. If you are looking for hope that is based in science, please reach out.

ABOUT THE JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE REPORTS (JADR): Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports is an Open Access international multidisciplinary journal to facilitate progress in understanding the etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, behavior, treatment, and psychology of Alzheimer's disease. The journal publishes research reports, reviews, short communications, hypotheses, and case reports. It provides an open forum for original research that will expedite our fundamental understanding of Alzheimer's disease.

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Good Luck Yogi, a Revolutionary Meditation Device for Children, Reaches their Kickstarter Goal in 7 Hours

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Good Luck Yogi - Breathe Wonderful

Good Luck Yogi, an interactive meditation device and mobile app for children, reached their $20,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter within the first 7 hours.

If we want to create a better future for the world, we have to start with the future of the world – the children.”

— JC Das, Co-founder

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 31, 2020 / — Good Luck Yogi (@goodluckyogi), an interactive meditation device and mobile app for children, reached their $20,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter within the first 7 hours of launching their campaign yesterday.

Good Luck Yogi is a revolutionary tool, thoroughly tested and vetted by experts, to help children develop mindfulness, especially during this era when schools are closed and the future remains uncertain.

In the first 24 hours, Good Luck Yogi was awarded the prestigious title of "Project We Love" by Kickstarter staff, and was the number one featured project on Kickstarter’s “Design & Tech,” page, the 2nd-most heavily trafficked section of their entire website.

“I’m amazed! The response from our backers has been absolutely incredible and encouraging. This campaign has validated the need for a wellness device, and mindful inner peace hero, like Good Luck Yogi in the market,” said Good Luck Yogi’s Co-founder and mother of three, Anchal Leela Chand.

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, new social movements, and long-term social distancing, our youngest generation is being exposed to unnaturally high levels of anxiety, depression, and uncertainty.

“Growing up in today's climate is extremely difficult on children, and it takes a serious toll on their mental health. If we want to create a better future for the world, we have to start with the future of the world – the children,” said Co-founder and former monk, JC Das.

Whether children are feeling anxious about the pandemic, lonely, restless, or just having an off day, Good Luck Yogi offers a friendly outlet to breathe, go within, and anchor themselves to inner peace.

In the process of hitting their fundraising goal today, Good Luck Yogi raised 30 bundles for the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and 30 devices for inner-city youth mindfulness programs in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Washington D.C. through the In A Perfect World Foundation (IAPW). Good Luck Yogi's next goal is to raise 250 devices for kids at CHOC and 200 devices for IAPW.

Good Luck Yogi’s Kickstarter campaign continues through 11:59 pm PST, August 29th. To join the movement and raise a generation of mindful children, pre-order Good Luck Yogi today.

About Good Luck Yogi

Good Luck Yogi is a family wellness brand committed to serving the well-being of every child. Good Luck Yogi was founded by JC Das, a former music producer and full-time monk of six years, and Anchal Chand, a former behavioral therapist and mother of three. Since coming to life, Good Luck Yogi has led thousands of Pre-K to 8th-grade students in guided breathing exercises throughout Los Angeles and across the United States.

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A centerpiece of EBRAINS’ human brain atlas is presented in “Science”

Brain Atlas

A probability map for the location of the frontal pole in the brain. (Red indicates high probability and low variability.)

EBRAINS Infrastructure

Overview of the digital EBRAINS research infrastructure with offers for science and industry.

Katrin Amunts, Neuroscientist

Prof. Katrin Amunts is the Scientific Research Director of the Human Brain Project, Director of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine at Forschungszentrum Juelich and Professor of Brain Research at University of Duesseldorf in Germany

"Julich-Brain" is the name of the first 3D-atlas of the human brain that reflects the variability of the brain’s structure with microscopic resolution.

JUELICH, GERMANY, July 31, 2020 / — The atlas features close to 250 structurally distinct areas, each one based on the analysis of 10 brains. More than 24000 extremely thin brain sections were digitized, assembled in 3D and mapped by experts. As part of the new EBRAINS infrastructure of the European Human Brain Project, the atlas serves as an interface to link different information about the brain in a spatially precise way. German researchers led by Prof. Katrin Amunts have now presented the new brain atlas in the renowned journal Science.

Under the microscope, it can be seen that the human brain is not uniformly structured, but divided into clearly distinguishable areas. They differ in the distribution and density of nerve cells and in function. With the Julich-Brain, researchers led by Katrin Amunts now present the most comprehensive digital map of the cellular architecture and make it available worldwide via the EBRAINS research infrastructure.

"On the one hand, the digital brain atlas will help to interpret the results of neuroimaging studies, for example of patients, more accurately", says Katrin Amunts, Director at the German Research Center Juelich and Professor at the University of Düsseldorf. "On the other hand, it is becoming the basis for a kind of 'Google Earth' of the brain – because the cellular level is the best interface for linking data about very different facets of the brain.

A Google Earth of the Brain

In this way, the researchers are making a significant contribution to the Human Brain Project (HBP), for which the European Commission just approved 150 million Euro until 2023. "Together with many partners in this project, we are building EBRAINS as a novel high-tech research infrastructure for the neurosciences," says Amunts, who is also the Scientific Research Director of the project.

More than a quarter century of research has gone into the 3D atlas. Dozens of experts have used image analysis and mathematical algorithms to evaluate the tissue sections over the years and determine the boundaries between brain areas, which together make up a length of almost 2000 meters.

Regions vary in their difference

Mapping showed that areas vary between different brains, for example in terms of size and location. The Julich-Brain therefore displays the position and shape of individual regions as "probability maps". The researchers found particularly large differences in the Broca region, which is involved in language. In contrast, the primary visual area appeared much more uniform.

As part of EBRAINS, the Julich Brain Atlas is the starting point for bringing structure and function together. The atlas is already helping to link data on gene expression, connectivity and functional activity, for example, to better understand brain functions and the mechanisms of diseases. "EBRAINS also enables us to use the maps for simulations or to apply artificial intelligence to explore the division of labor between brain areas. The huge amounts of data generated from this are processed using the EBRAINS computing platform." The computational power comes from the new European supercomputing network FENIX, which is formed by five leading centres for High Performance Computing, including the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC).

Digital brain science

"It is exciting to see how far the combination of brain research and digital technologies has progressed," says Amunts. "Many of these developments converge in the Julich-Brain-Atlas and on EBRAINS. They help us – and more and more researchers worldwide – to better understand the complex organization of the brain and to jointly uncover how things are connected.”

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Lydnow Robotics in Pune

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Lydnow Robotics Courses in Pune

Lydnow Robotics Courses in Pune

Robotics Training in Pune at Lydnow Robotics

Robotics Training in Pune at Lydnow Robotics

Four students from Pune have won the Cozmo Clench competition at Techfest 2018-19 hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.

A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm or Second Law"”

— saac Asimov, I, Robot

PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, July 31, 2020 / — The four students, Aryan Chaubal, Zyfn Kothavala, Neel Acharya and Sanjana Basavraj, were part of a team (27 member group of students of age group 10-16) from Victorious Kidss Educares, St Mary’s School and the Bishops School.

Cozmo clench competition requires the participants to complete ‘pick and place’ tasks, through an obstacle course, with their robots within six minutes. Each of these teams have to build their own unique robots to solve the problem, said a statement issued by IIT Bombay techfest team for Cozmo clench competition.

The team, which with Aryan as the captain won the competition, completed the tasks in a record time of one minute and 26 seconds and scored 464 points overall. “They won the competition by a huge margin as the team that secured the second position in the finals had completed the tasks in three minutes and were constantly practising in their IIT hostels and had a fixed strategy for each of the tasks that they were running through and kept improving throughout the three days,” said Mallick.

“This helped them improve their timings with their well-designed and robust robots which is our focus of study and where we encourage the students to build innovative instructional programmes in robotics, automation education and developing educational robots and kits,” he added.

Aryan Chaubal, Class 9 student, said, “We were a group of 4 students, all working together under the guidance of our teachers at Lydnow Robotics during our brainstorming sessions and we came up with new problems, new solutions and most importantly new ideas. But that’s the essence of brainstorming, you put anything and everything that you can think of down on paper, this way you can eradicate setbacks and furthermore create viable design ideas that you have your trust in.”

Zyfn Kothavala (13) , a student of The Bishop's School, Camp, who was also part of the team, said, “Our focus when we started was to find an optimal solution for the Cozmo Clench problem statement. We finally settled on a wired robot, with a rotating base that could place the block anywhere in a 180 degree radius. We spent about two months building it, working every Saturday from morning to evening. The benefits of the selected approach were that we moved the complexity into the remote and having a turntable gave the robot great flexibility. We were incredibly excited to hear that we had won after a thrilling and satisfying Techfest 2018.”

The students were trained by Lydnow Robotics, Pune. The teams were sent to enter the wild card round held on December 14 and 15 at IIT, Bombay. The wild card round offers on spot opportunity to participants to secure a spot in the final rounds of the competition. Generally, wild card rounds are for students and teams that are not able to participate in the zonal rounds. Wild card rounds see the most fierce competition in the entire tournament due to it do or die format.

Lydnow Robotics is a fast-growing training and consulting company in robotics and automation in Pune. Lydnow’s diversified expertise extends across the educational and industrial sectors.

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Daughter Forced To Quarantine For COVID, Dad Writes A Kid’s Book?

How and Why the CoViD-19 Kid’s Book Helps Other Families was created

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 30, 2020 / — Addiction Specialist, father of 3 and budding kid’s author Joshua C. Andrus was taking his daughter to the clinic 2 weeks before the schools closed down to ensure she wasn’t contagious with the flu this was back in April 2020. The next couple of weeks seemed unbelievable. She ended up quarantined. He chose to channel his energy into writing his kid’s book series. What came from the experience is easily one of the best books that every kid ages 8-14 should read relating to the Global Pandemic.

When asked about the purpose of the book called “Thriving Through CoViD-19 and Beyond” Josh said: “Originally I was told I couldn’t have my daughter for visits, I was upset and frustrated, and I got educated. I figured if this confusion was causing adults to go the extremes then the kids must be many times more confused.”

The book is fascinating, it is written in rhymes the illustrator went out of his way to make vivid pictures that virtually everyone can relate to during these “social distant” times. The book details new positive ways that can help every reader look at struggles and see advantages. The message is not controversial, it is very factual, universal, and inspires the young readers to look forward to the important jobs and challenges that are so crucial at the present.

The writer was asked about his hopes for this book: “I was frustrated I couldn’t visit with my daughter. I can relate to a lot of frustrated kids out there too. I decided utilize this book to help with their coping. It is so important to ensure we are guiding our youth by the best safest practices physically mentally and emotionally. My hope is that this book helps.” “My book series is inspired by my kid’s and our adventures together. This CoViD title fits naturally.” The author is giving away the PDF version for free with coloring pages included. The paperback version is on amazon.

Joshua C. Andrus Author of “Gamer Gavin and Livestream Liv’s Adventures Off Their Devices”


If you would like more information about this COVID Kid’s book or other titles, please call Joshua C. Andrus at 619-797-6387, or email

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Five Towns College Ranks #3 in the Top Performers on Social Mobility in Regional Colleges in the North

Educating Creative Students Since 1972

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Five Towns College is serving students who need help-financially and educationally-and helping them to succeed and reach their goals!

DIX HILLS, NEW YORK, US, July 30, 2020 / — U.S. News & World Reports Ranks Five Towns College #3 in the Top Performers on Social Mobility in Regional Colleges in the North.

No one said it would be easy . . . but Five Towns College helps students climb up the ladder of success. What does being a “Top Performer on Social Mobility” mean? It means Five Towns College is serving students who need help-financially and educationally-and helping them to succeed and reach their goals!

This is no small task. In addition to federal and state financial aid, Five Towns College has dedicated scholarship monies to identifying and helping low-income and first-generation students gain access to a quality higher education and a college degree.

Furthermore, Five Towns College is the only private institution in Suffolk County, NY that participates in the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). Funded in part by NYS, this program is for economically and academically disadvantaged individuals who do not meet the standards for regular enrollment. However, to give this population a chance to become a Five Towns College student, additional and supplemental mentoring and academic support is provided through HEOP. The College is very proud of its involvement in this program.

A small private institution offers lower-income and first-generation students a chance to have better learning outcomes. A caring environment, strong support system, and low faculty to student ratio create a great setting for learning and education to thrive. This translates into confident students, high engagement in the educational process, and faculty awareness and involvement that promote student success.

Five Towns College is ranked #36-#46 in Regional Colleges in the North in the most recent U.S. News and World Report ranking. With 372 colleges in the ranking, Five Towns College places in the top 10-12% of its peers.

So, climb up the ladder of success at Five Towns College! Our Financial Aid Office has seasoned experts who will walk you through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that must be filed with the federal government. This is the first step in the right direction. The online undergraduate student application has six easy steps and the Admissions Office staff is eager and willing to help.

Five Towns College has been educating creative students for almost 50 years. If you’re serious about music, business, education, multi-media and the performing arts, Five Towns College can elevate your unique talents and get you where you want to be.

Move up in the world and achieve your dreams at Five Towns College! Go to for more information; there is still time to apply for Fall 2020!

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