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By Carolyn A. Winston and Addison Sims, Hosts of Let’s Talk Biz
Now, that the Republican and the Democratic National Conventions are over what is next for small businesses and nonprofits; a skilled workforce, a politician or a statesman? Like many of you we listened to speakers, and we had an opportunity to attend the Huffington Post’s event, What Is Working which focused on job solutions. The speakers were dynamic. Will.i.am was the most impressive. He has invested, millions, into Dean Kamen’s First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and turned it into a back-to-school TV special with the hope of presenting kids excelling in science, technology, engineering and math as cool. Many intellectually gifted children live in unfavorable conditions that could lead to failure. They can become tomorrow’s small business workforce with the proper education and training. There are millions of jobs available for individuals skilled in science and technology. To fill these positions it will require education, training, and retraining.
July 09, 2012 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time
MyPaymentsPlus app gives schools another choice to offer busy parents seeking simplicity, security when making meal payments
ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The first app that turns an iPhone® into a mobile payment system for school meals is now available for download in the Apple® App StoreTM. The free MyPaymentsPlus app by Horizon Software International – developers of the popular MyPaymentsPlus.com online prepayment system for school meal, service and activity fees – gives districts another convenient, secure way to facilitate meal payments for parents.
“and we expect all types of school districts will find it a valuable resource for the parents and guardians they serve.”
“The MyPaymentsPlus app is a natural extension of MyPaymentsPlus.com, which serves more than 500 school districts and 1.8 million users across the country,” says Tina Bennett, Horizon’s vice president of online payment systems. “With more than 100 million iPhones sold during the past year – and more than 500,000 apps in the App StoreTM – we know our customers are looking for mobile solutions that simplify their lives.”