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Biomat USA helps treat rare, chronic conditions through plasma donation [North Metro Business Journal]

As COVID-19 cases rise in Arkansas and across the country, plasma donation has gotten increased attention as a method to treat patients with the disease. Biomat USA – formerly known as Biotest Plasma Center – has collected plasma at its Conway location on 2235 Dave Ward Drive since March 2015. Grifols, the parent company of Biomat USA, is leading the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Listen, Conway [North Metro Business Journal]

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce launched #ListenConway in response to the recent high-profile killings of Black men and women by police and the protests that ensued in Conway and around the world, reaffirming that Black lives matter and demanding justice and equality for all. These stories from friends, neighbors, and colleagues are no substitute for concrete action but are an attempt to spark productive dialogue within the community that will lead to positive change.

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Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute-Conway Brings Specialized Treatment, Experienced Staff to Improve Functional Needs of Area Residents [North Metro Business Journal]

Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute-Conway is now offering specialized treatment to help patients regain their independence and restore them to the highest level of function. It is just one of the ways that Baptist Health is continuing to address the evolving health concerns of residents in Faulkner County and surrounding areas.

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Sandstone Real Estate Group: The Smart Choice for Real Estate [North Metro Business Journal]

A real estate company that got its start during the 2008 housing market crash is now the largest minority-owned real estate firm in the state of Arkansas. Sandstone Real Estate Group reached $23 million in residential sales volume in 2019 and has 15 agents in Conway, Little Rock, and Pine Bluff. Of the nearly 40 real estate firms in Faulkner County, the company consistently ranks among the top 10. The North Metro Business Journal talked to owner and principal broker Korry Garrett about why Sandstone is "The Smart Choice for Real Estate."

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