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Jim Ellis Automotive Donates $65,000 to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

Jim Ellis Automotive Group's annual holiday giving campaign raised $65,000 to assist the Family Support Team at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Jim Ellis Automotive Donates ,000 to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer
Jim Ellis Check Presentation to CHOA

Jim Ellis Automotive presents check to CHOA.

 With the support of customers, Jim Ellis Automotive Group closed out the sixth annual Holiday Giving Campaign with a $65,000 donation to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. A portion of the profit for each new or used vehicle sold at all of the 20 Jim Ellis Automotive dealerships between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, 2022, contributed to the donation.

Jim Ellis Automotive Group selects a different Atlanta-area charity to support through their annual holiday giving campaign. Over the last five years, Jim Ellis Automotive has donated over $250,000 to groups serving women and children in need across the Atlanta area from the holiday giving campaigns alone. 

Established in 1995, the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta cares for more than 2,400 children with cancer and more than 5,800 children with blood disorders annually. The Holiday Giving Campaign donation will be directed to the Family Support Team, a team of 35 individuals who help provide for the emotional and spiritual needs of the patients in the form of child life, psychology, chaplaincy and social work positions.

"We are proud to partner with the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta," said Jim Ellis Automotive Group Vice President Stacey Ellis Hodges. "We hope our donation can give a child the gift of growing up."

"We are incredibly grateful to the Jim Ellis family for their long-standing commitment to the thousands of children cared for at Children's and the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center," said Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Development Director Sara Orton. "Their support is invaluable as we continue to provide the best care for the kids of Georgia and beyond."

About Jim Ellis Automotive Group

Jim Ellis Automotive Group has been serving the Atlanta area since 1971, starting with Volkswagen as the flagship brand. The group has expanded to 17 brands and 20 dealerships, covering Atlanta, Buford, Kennesaw, McDonough, Marietta, Sandy Springs and South Fulton. Brands include Alfa Romeo, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Genesis, Hyundai, Kia, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Visit in stores or shop from the comfort of your home at jimellis.com.

For more information, please visit https://www.jimellis.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JimEllisAuto/ 
Instagram: @jimellisauto 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Jimellisautomotive/videos?app=desktop

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Original Source: Jim Ellis Automotive Donates $65,000 to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

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Carl Brown, founder of SimplyRFiD and making inventory fun, hosts a weekly online roundtable where retail colleagues meet, learn, and contribute in a world class discussion on achieving inventory accuracy. The next roundtable is February 7 at noon, Eastern.

Carl Brown, TikTok Sensation and President of SimplyRFiD, to Host ‘Transforming Inventory Accuracy’ Retail Roundtable
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Retailers meet in an discussion on Inventory Accuracy with RFID hosted by Carl Brown, President of SimplyRFiD

Carl Brown, founder and President of Simply RFiD, TikTok wonder, and RFID expert, hosts a weekly online roundtable "Transforming Inventory Accuracy." This roundtable brings up to six top retailers together to discuss how accurate inventory enables today's omnichannel supply chains - and, how to get there from here.

Quarterly inventories are obsolete. To compete today, inventories must be done daily or weekly.

Before RFID, the only choice was manual barcode counts that took days and were only 75-85% accurate (Source: Gartner Contemporary Retail Report, November 2021). Still, when RFID became viable around 2008, the value of RFID wasn't there because the concept of how to use a global accurate inventory didn't exist. Omnichannel and e-commerce are driving requirements for retailers. Store inventory must be connected to the web and it must be accurate.

This weekly roundtable explores the best practices for achieving 99% levels of inventory accuracy. "Store managers often think they have 95%+ accuracy - but, how do they know? Once RFID goes in, the truth is closer to 70%," says Carl Brown. "That's normal. It's impossible to measure without RFID - in this roundtable we discuss how to move from the unknown to the known, in an open format of sharing best practices and outcomes."

Retailers in previous roundtables include:

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  • Ralph Lauren
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Wal-Mart
  • Crocs
  • Dollar Tree

The next roundtable is February 7 at noon, Eastern. Roundtables are closed door. Press may apply to attend and audit, along with retailers at https://www.simplyrfid.com/mtb.

Carl can be reached for comment on TikTok, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Original Source: Carl Brown, TikTok Sensation and President of SimplyRFiD, to Host 'Transforming Inventory Accuracy' Retail Roundtable

‘Ensure Everyone We Touch Has a Better Life’: Omaha Company Prioritizes Giving in 2022

‘Ensure Everyone We Touch Has a Better Life’: Omaha Company Prioritizes Giving in 2022
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The team at Fusion is pictured here for a check presentation after raising money for a local nonprofit.

Fusion Medical Staffing is driven by the core purpose: "To ensure everyone we touch has a better life." Philanthropic initiatives and volunteer opportunities are present throughout the year to fulfill that purpose. 

Fusion was able to donate more than $300,000 and thousands of volunteer hours in philanthropy efforts throughout 2022. The organizations benefitting from this include QLI, MS Forward, Make-A-Wish Nebraska, Angels Among Us, and countless other nonprofit organizations working to make the Omaha community stronger. 

"It's about more than just writing checks," said Steve Koesters, Fusion CEO and President. "We're trying to really make an impact on the community and understanding what our people are passionate about helps us do that in the best possible way." 

Fusion is unique in the sense that employees choose where efforts are directed. Employees have the opportunity to submit proposals for donations to be made to nonprofits they are passionate about. In addition to monetary donations, there are also several communication channels employees can utilize to rally team members for volunteer hours or donations for various drives. 

"Fusion is always working to simultaneously empower its employees and nonprofit partners to make a difference in the community," said Jackie Froendt, Chief People Officer. "Our entire team here knows the impact these nonprofits make just in our backyard, and it makes Fusion employees feel good to shine a light on the causes they care about."

Fusion is an award-winning, Omaha-based healthcare staffing agency that provides career opportunities for healthcare professionals by helping medical facilities fill their staffing needs. Initiatives are carried out throughout the year to also ensure healthcare professionals and facilities the company works with are positively impacted by working with Fusion.

Fusion is hiring in several departments. Learn more about how you can help ensure everyone they touch has a better life at fusionmedstaff.com/careers

About Fusion Medical Staffing:
Fusion Medical Staffing connects traveling healthcare professionals with their dream job anywhere in the country. We give our travelers the support they need to be heroes in their workplace. We exist to ensure everyone we touch has a better life. We strive to stay humble, driven, and positive.

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Leah Kemple
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
4025755625


Original Source: 'Ensure Everyone We Touch Has a Better Life': Omaha Company Prioritizes Giving in 2022

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2022’s Most Junked Car Brands and Models in the US: A Report by Junk Car Medics

The report, based on the company's own data, highlights the top junked car brands and models in the country.

Junk Car Medics, a national junk car buying service in the USA, has released a report on the most junked car brands and models in 2022 based on an analysis of over 50,000 cars junked through their online portal. A junk car is defined as a vehicle that is damaged beyond repair or otherwise undrivable and has no value except for its parts and metal for scrapping. The majority of junked vehicles were from the early 2000s, which were also in high demand as new cars during that time.

According to Junk Car Medics, Ford and Chevrolet had the highest percentages of junked cars in 2022, with 12.89% and 12.79%, respectively. When looking at the most commonly junked car models, the Honda Accord took the top spot. The other top junked models include the Nissan Altima, Honda Civic, and Toyota Camry.

The percentages of individual junked car models were relatively low. The leader, Honda Accord, amounted for only 3.34% of all junked cars, and the top individual vehicle, the 2005 Nissan Altima, amounted to only 0.34%, indicating that Americans drive many different types of vehicles.

The report also notes that, despite not having any specific model ranking within the top four junked car models list, or the top five individual vehicles list, Ford and Chevrolet emerged on top of the most junked car brands list, reflecting their historical dominance of the U.S. auto market, and their variety of models.

"At Junk Car Medics, we're always aiming to provide valuable resources that enable the general public to make informed decisions about their vehicles," said Todd Bialaszewski, CEO of Junk Car Medics. "Our data suggests that the longevity of sedans, such as the Honda Accord, has contributed to their popularity as junked cars. Additionally, it's worth noting that while Ford and Chevrolet were the top brands for junked cars, none of their models made the top five list of most junked models, which were all from Honda, Nissan, and Toyota."

The complete report can be found at https://www.junkcarmedics.com/blog/most-junked-cars/.

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Original Source: 2022's Most Junked Car Brands and Models in the US: A Report by Junk Car Medics

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