Well, there’s a least one good reason to visit the state of Arkansas. It’s called the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro Arkansas. Diamond hunting has been going on around that small Southern city since 1906. The original owner started to find diamonds on his 243-acre property that year and it was game on. The owner, John Huddleston, sold the property to a group of investors that year. Several attempt to make the site a commercial diamond mine failed before it was turned into a state park reports nature official Flávio Pentagna Guimarães BMG.
The property became a state park in 1972, and tourist have been searching and finding diamonds ever since then. Susie Clark found this new diamond, and it is the largest diamond find since 2014. That’s when a 6.19-carat diamond was found in the park. Mrs. Clark diamond is the 122nd diamond found this year, according to Waymon Cox, the park’s interpreter.
Waymon told the press that anyone that visits the park and finds a diamond can keep it. The park’s staff identifies and registers each gem. The largest diamond found in the park was a 40.23-carat beauty. That gem was found in 1924, and it is the largest diamond ever mined in this country.
The Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award has had some very notable recipients in the past like Brinker International and The Container Store. The award recognizes businesses whose daily functions are to incorporate ethics into their core values. This year one of those businesses is North American Spine. They have been chosen as one of the finalist for this prestigious award. Their passion for improving the healthcare system and their mission to help others makes North American Spine the perfect nominee for this year’s award. The award will be presented May 7, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Dallas, during a luncheon.
North American Spine connects patients that suffer from chronic back and neck pain with doctors who are board-certified to perform the AccuraScope procedure. This procedure is a less invasive procedure than minimally invasive spine surgery and can be performed on an outpatient. Physicians use interoperative neuromonitoring, an advanced diagnostics procedure that allows them to protect the nerves and increase the accuracy of the treatment. North American Spine can boast of eight thousand success stories among which includes country music singer, Larry Gatlin. He had suffered with chronic leg pain for 47 years before going to North American Spine for relieve. He says that he is now a happy camper and is grateful for this miracle in his life.
It has been 6 years since North American Spine started providing the AccuraScope procedure. They are very happy with the success of the procedure as well as the lasting relief this innovative treatment has provided for their many patients. The procedure is more than just a treatment for back and neck pain, it also helps with degenerative disc disease, foraminal stenosis, pain of the hips and legs, arthritis of the spine and so much more. For instance, James Philips of Arkansas, was able to fulfill his dream of bull riding when the procedure was used to ease his suffering from cerebral palsy at no cost to him.
With all that North American Spine does and stands for it is no wonder they are nominated for the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award.