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" Despite The Importance Of Workplace Innovation, Employees LackThe Necessary Tools Tues. Match 7, 2017 Hinton News - 3 : (NAPS)--When it comes to New Year's resolutions, workplace innovation • may be near the top of the list for most businesses. Business owners know that their companies must innovate to stay • • ahead of competition, and that means hiring employees who not only possess the necessary skills for the job but who also bring fre~;h, new ideas. Despite the emphasis on hiring in- ......~. : ~- novative employees, 30 percent of hir- ing managers say that their current Grant Awardees from the National Associatlon ofMcdical crs andthe employees lack key traits, according to To encourage creativity in workers, a University of Phoenix survey. In fact, many companies now offer to sub- AHl~'i(~l.ll Academy of Pcdiau'ics Launch Collaborative Effort This Month just one in 10 hiring managers say their sidize professional development employees excel at innovation, courses. Still, nearly half of hiring managers According to Bonilla, hiring manag- cite innovation as a very important trait era said three key innovation traits are in job candidates. More than a quarter missing from current employees: new said they would be very likely to hire an approaches to old ideas, creativity and DANNY M. HALL, SR employee, even if he or she were lacking forward thinking. To best achieve in- Danny M. Hall St, 65, of in technical skills, if he or she demon- novation and creativity, he suggests the Pipestem, died suddenly Saturday strated an ability to innovate. However, following steps. The SUDC Foundation, the only Needs" project, NAME andAAP will address these important issues and according to the same survey, employers • Invest in an incubator department-- organization worldwide dedicated to work together to address 'these prevent further deaths." evening, February 25, 2017 at mayhavemoretodointermsofempow- allow employees to think outside the sudden unexplained death in issues, leveraging their respective The Sudden Death in Pediatrics BeckleYBorn ARHNovemberHospital.18, 1951 in percentering theirof employeesteams to innovate.surveyedNearlYsaid the),40 ab°Xsafeandenvironment•appr°ach problem-soh'ing in childhood (SUDC), has awardedresources, expertise, and project will commence this month to Pulaski VA, he was the son of the don't have access to the necessary tools. • Value "failing forw, ard'--create an nearly $100,000 to the National reputations. NAME and theAAPare create an expert panel review of late Shirley Morton Hall and Dennis BoniUa, executive dean, Uni- environment in which people aren't Association of Medical Examiners also working collaboratively to sudden and unexpected deaths in Dorothy Lucille Sonnet Hall. versity of Phoenix College of Informa- afraid to try new ideas, share them and (NAME) to work collaboratively revise the AAP policy statement, pre-pubescent children. This panel, Danny was educated in Falls tion Systems and Technology, said the sometimes falter, with the American Academy of "Distinguishing Sudden Infant identified by NAME and AAP, will Church Virginia. Danny was a coal disconnect between managers and em- • Offer opportunities for professional Pediatrics (AAP) to investigate and Death Syndrome." be composed of professionals from miner for several years. Thenployees may be increasing the current development--four out of l0 employ- establish national practice "Although this task has beenvarious disciplines and settings worked for the Fairfax Schoolinnovation gap. ees surveyed wouldlike more training guidelines surrounding the attempted by smaller groups in the representing the interests of death System and returned to the area "We're seeing a discrepancy between to help close the innovation gap. investigations of sudden past. with limited success, we are investigation, autopsy performance, where he was the Maintenance what hiringmanagersexpect of employ- "Employers should keep in mind unexpecteddeaths in infants and confident that our strategiccertifications, genetic/metabolic ees and the tools and skills employees that professional devel0pment can spark young children, to determine collaboration is set up for success testing, legal issues, and family forSUpervis°r for Shoney's CorporatiOnmany years, expectations"have access tOheinsaid•order.ThetO meetinnovationthOse setCreativity"and offerPr°videaccessatof°undati°nal'critical tools skillthat research needs and the sensitive because it is based on each needs. All panel members will be Danny loved the outdoors, care of families affected, organization's strong commitment to active in the practice of medicine in gap stems from a lack of understand- can help turn employees into innova- The death of a child has profound carry out a common mission, said the field of sudden death in infants hunting, water skiing and boating, ing of how to innovate or what is pre- tors;' Bonilla said. "Ideas are currency in .... ' But most of all .he loved hisventing a company from innovating. If the modern business environment. It's effects on families and serious DffPeterson of NAME; and children. Invitations to grandchildren, hiring managers are seeking innovative important that employers provide their implications for our public health "The death of an infant or child is participate will also be issued to the In addition to his death, he was employees, they have a responsibility to employees the opportunity and tools to system particularly when the death devast~ating to all those involved. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) preceded in death by his soul mate foster a culture of inn0vation:' pursue big-picture ideas:' is sudden and unexpected in anThe SUDC Foundation is proud to and the National Institutes of just eleven days ago, February 14, Some factors that may account for To help companies pursue innova- apparently healthy infant or child, support this amazing project that Health. 2017, Mary Kathryn Begll Hall. this innovation gap include time and tion, University of Phoenix launched While causes of these pediatric will help us better understand these According to the Centers for Survivors include his two devoted funds--more than one-third of employ- the RedFlint Experience center in deaths are numerous and span tragedies, improve our surveillance Disease Control and Prevention, in children, TammyHarvey&husbandees say a lack of time is a barrier to in- downtown Las Vegas. RedFlint offers , natural disease, accidents and of them, lead to prevention 2015, about 2800 infants and 400 • novation, while three in I0 cite a lack of access to the latest technologies and deaths due to abuse, many are not strategies and best support those children died without a clear cause Jack of Taleott, Danny M. Hall, Jr. funding. Even more respondents--two career resources in a hands-on envi- fully explained despite current most personally affected," said being identified after investigation. & wife Melanie of Pipestem; six in five--cited a lack of resources as the ronment. It was created to address the efforts. Laura Crandall, MA, President and . Sudden Unexplained Infant Death/ grandchildren; Savannah Harvey, biggest barrier• needs of individuals and businesses to Hunter Hall, Shelby Lester, Levi The survey also found that profes- adopt new technologies and advance "No formal standards exist today Executive Director of the SUDC Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Harvey, Ethan Hall & Riley Hall. atonal development tools may be able to new ideas through education, incuba- that delineate the roles of those Foundation." (SUID/SIDS) and SUDC are age- Three siblings; Doris Williams & help employers fill this innovation gap. tionandacceleration• tasked with the death investigation "As pediatricians who are based terms sometimes used to husband Eddie, Evelyn Hopkins & Nearly half of employees polled said ac- For more information on RedFlint, of a child who dies suddenly,dedicated to caring for children and describe the sudden death of an husband Dennis, G. W. Hall &'cess to thelatest technology would help visit www.redflintvegas:com. For addi- unexpectedly, and without an preventing illness and injury, the infant or child which remains companion Cyndi Butler all ofthem be more innovative in their jobs. tional survey findings, visit www.phoe obv~ious cause," said Brian Peterson, death ofanyehild is heartbreaking," unexplained after a thorough case Virginia, Four in 10 would like to have addition- nix.edu/about_us/media-center/news/ MD, President of NAME. said Vincent Palusei, MD, FAAP, investigation is conducted and other A celebartion of the life of Danny helpal trainingdrive innovation•and dedicated resources that workplace-innovation-survey-resultS.html. "We aim to change this by member of the Executive Committee possible causes have been ruled out. M. Hall, Sr. was held on Friday, introducing evidence-based of the AAP Section on Child Abuse They may also be categorized as March 3, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. from the protocols that create uniformity and and Neglect. "Many pediatricians "undetermined". Burns Wornal Chapel of the consistency in investigative participate in eommunityactivities SUID/SIDS are used to describe Memorial Funeral Directory on the procedures nationwide." such as child death review to help deaths less than 12 months of age, Athens Road in Princeton with For the "Sudden Death in understand the causes of sudden, and SUDC used for deaths on or Pastor Nora Keaton officiating. Pediatrics: Consensus for unexpected deaths, and to identify after a child's first birthday. Burial followed in Restwood Investigation, Certification, ways to prevent them. The AAP is Memorial Gardens in Hinton. Research Direction and Familynroud to be workin~with NAME to Friends visited with the family Thursday, March 2 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. ~ *~* ......... J : - ' • r]~ .... ' ! i # .... " ..... ' ' : Online condolencbs may be share Stop worrying about the potholes in •:- , ~; .... , ...... , ........ ~: ,~ .... the road and celebrate the journey ............... with the family via www.memorialfd The Sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog" uses every letter --Fitzhugh Mullan .com of the alphabet. Serving as pallbearers Were *** Bronson Williams, Jim Bob Bowles, NOTICE Levi Harvey, Hunter Hall, Chad Make A Difference... Williams, Kevin Hall, Ronnie Hall Donate...Volunteer...Foster...Adopt. In the Lib y Jr. & Joey Bowles. Janet L. Richmond, BSW LSW, rag The Hall family was served by the Regional Director Children's Home Memorial Funeral Directory &Society ofWV. Cremation Center On the Athene Phone 304-647-3430. Fax- 304- ByAustin Persinger Road in Princeton. 647-3589. March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions women make to the history culture, and society of the Summer Smarts: Be Aware Of Cyber Threats United States and the world. Women have played a huge role in letters, When Booking Online Travel literature, and libraries. In fact we would not have public libraries as we know them without the efforts of the Women's Clubs of the post- In addition to the phonograph, Thomas Edison gets credit for inventing (NAPS)--The Bureau of Trans- ~ ~ Civil War era. waxed paper and an electric railway car. portation Statistics shows that Ii~! Libraries have been around for about 5,000 years, at first housing mid- to end of summer is a busy increasingtravel time business for many for Americans, vacation ~: '~ ~!: ~:~k::~::::ii libraries sprang Sumerian up recording clay in Egypt tablets institutional, andfilled China. with Private government, cuneiform libraries script, andfeaturing temple Around records books, this time also not ~~ ...... rental marketplaces like Airbnb, state records, began appearing during Greece's classical period about HomeAway (VRBO) and others, in the 5eh century BC. Public libraries began to pop up in the ancient L~ Traveling can be fun but it often ~~ comes with unwanted frustrations world in the 3r~ century BC first in Alexandria and then the Roman like high hotel expenses, the top Empire. ~ ~ The Roman Empire boasted at least 28 public libraries but then the headache for many travelers, Your family can set out on yourempire crumbled and Europe fell into the DarkAges. The information ~~,. according to a survey by the Ameri- next vacation trip with more con- can Automobile Association (AAA)fidence if you heed a few safetYsecurity suggestions, and knowledge contained in the libraries was neglected and would M IO|J0Ww~'~" : ........... ~f:::~: ~ Keeping travel lodging costs and have been lost to history had it not been for the Imperial Library of JIk low is one reason why sites like Constantinople. During the Renaissance and Enlightenment periods, L Airbnb and HomeAway are popu- • Refrain from using public public and private libraries once again became established in Europe. lar: Airbnb alone boasted 17 mil- devices (e.g., public computers in In post-Civil WarAmerica Women's Clubs began championing causes NEWS ARTICLES lion summer travelers last year, Internet cafrs and hotel offices), and promoting social goals such as the building of schools, hospitals, according to the company's 2015 ,Be conscientious of the laws and libraries. Their goals focused on selfdiscovery and improvement General Information and Writing Tips Summer Travel Report. The book- and policies regarding port of of the individual and society at large. Seeing the value in universal ing giant now spans 191 countries entries when traveling abroad, literacy the clubs began to focus on creating public libraries to increase •The newspaper welcomes news submissions concerning club and 34,000 cities across the globe. • Be aware that online security Airbnb estimates it has nearly 50 and laws relating to it may be dif- access to information, activities, sports, birthday announcements and anniversaries, million customers renting and ferent than those in the U.S The Women's Clubs began contributing their collections, raising engagements and weddings, academic honors, church activities leasing property. Cybersecurity not only per- money, acting as librarians, and cataloguing collections. They also and all community activities. Online platforms like these tains to travelers, but hosts as shared their libraries with nearby communities that did not have • Evewthing submitted is subject to editing and all news articles may put customers at risk of iden- well. Hosts should be aware that libraries, effectively establishing early traveling libraries and run without charge and run on a "space available" basis. tity theft Dan Konzen, campus companies like Airbnb often store bookmobiles. It is estimated that 75-80% of public libraries in the • Either type or legibly print your article, using upper and college chair for the University of a copy of their ID and may haveUnited States were created by the Women's Clubs. Phoenix College of Information access to social media and e-mail The modern American public library simply would not exist without lowercase letters (NOTall caps). If possible, double-space Systems & Technology, says there accounts. Additionally, these com- the efforts of civic minded women and I think that their passionate between lines to allow room for copy editing marks. are a few concerns that travelers panics could have insurance cov- service should be celebrated. Perhaps more importantly though I want •The basic elements of a news article are: Who, What, When, should be aware of. crate gaps that they are unaware to highlight and celebrate the work that women do in the library today. Where and Why. Make sure your stow includes all five W's. "Booking travel online carries of, could be liable for taxes or the same risks as any other online could be in violation of local laws. I want to take a moment and express my sincere gratitude to my co- •Write your news article in the third person (he, they, their), not transaction, making personal and "Be smart about how you're workers Sherry Gwinn, Kristina Ferguson, and Margaret Ramsey. It the first person (I, we, our). credit card information accessible managing your travel. These sites would be hard to find more devoted emPloyees that passionately work • Double-check the spelling of names and places dlentioned in to hackers," Konzen said. "Overall, are not malicious, but make sure to fulfill the mission of the Summers County Public Library. your stow, and make sure the date(s) of your event matches it is safe, but people should take you understand everything you're Additionally I want to thank Nancy Hopps and Judy Peterson for the day(s). precautions, such as using strong signing up for," Konzen s~id "It is volunteering at the Library and adding immense value to our services. passwords that are different from important to do your research Shalom Tazewell and Carmella Browning run our adult educational .Always include the name and daytime telephone number ofa other accounts and limiting the before listing property and book- programs and improve the lives of their students and our communities, contact person in case there are questions about the news item. use of public networks." ing travel" Our Library practically owes its existence in large part to Myra Ziegler's Traveling with personal devices, University of Phoenix College of years of feisty dedication. I should also like to thank the many other E-Mailed Articles like phones or laptops, can also pre- Information Systems & Technology women that have volunteered, worked, donated, or been patrons of • The best way to send an article via the Internet is to include sent cyber hacking threats. If these prepares cyber professionals to items are ]eft out, people may steal combat increasing eybercrimes, the Library. I cannot thank thesewomen enough for their contributions the text of the article in the body of the e-mail and not as an or hack them to find information The University offers associate's, on behalfofthe Library; they each make our community a better plaee, attachment. Text in Word format is acceptable, but the like bank log-in credentials. See- bachelor's and master's degreesSpeaking of making our community a better place, our legislators newspaper cannot accept Wordpad, WordPerfect or Publisher narios like these don't happen often, that teach the risk management need to hear from you about how the Library improves the lives of files. To be safe, cut and paste into the e-mail. but it is safe to be aware. Konzen and information assurance skills Summers County residents. Please don't be shy and take a small shares the following tips to keep per- vital to an organization's success, moment to email or call them today. • Do not send text as a jpg or any other type of graphic file. An sonal electronic devices secure: For more information about each of Kenny Mann - kenny.mann@wvsenate.gov (304) 357-7849 accompanying picture should be sent as a high-resolution jpg. • Lock devices with passwords these programs, including on-time Renald F. Miller - ronald.millerC'a~0vvsenate.gov (304) 357-7959 *See "How To Get Into Print - Photographs" for more information when not in use. completion rates, the median debt Roy Cooper - roy.coopor@wvhouse.gov (304) 340-3119 on submitting photographs. • Always keep track of device(s) incurred by students who com- Jolm D. O'Neal IV - john.oneal@wvhouse.gov (304) 340-3164 The Hinton News • Be wary of connecting to pub- pitted the program and other Stay tuned to these articles, ourwebsite, and our social media pages lic networks, likethose in hotel important information, please visit P O Drawer 1000 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for exciting programs and lobbies that often aren't password www.phoenix.edu/programs/gainful- activities coming in March. Thank you all. Hinton, WV 25951-1000 protected, employment, hintonl000@sol.com i