Christian County launches online Transparency Center for finances

Christian County announced Friday that it launched a new online Transparency Center powered by ClearGov, a provider of online budgeting and communications software for local governments.

The site will provide residents with an easy-to-understand, interactive breakdown of the county’s demographics and finances.

For individuals with disabilities, the site can be accessed using assistive technology including screen readers with voice recognition software.

According to a news release, the center will allow residents to see how the county’s funds are generated and allocated. There will be detailed information about the budget and community programs and services.

In some cases, information about Christian County can be compared to other counties.

“We are proud to have taken this proactive step toward a more open and accessible government and we’re excited to make this available to our community,” said Amy Dent, Christian County Auditor, in the release. 

“These days, not everyone has the time to

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Optify Launches New Optical Omni Channel eCommerce & Marketing Platform for Prescription Frames & Lenses | News

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — With marketplaces changing for all industries, and customer needs shifting increasingly online, Optify introduces the world’s most comprehensive e-commerce software designed specifically with Optometrists in mind.

While there are over 30,000 Optometrists in the United States, and it remains a successful profession, many practices are unable to capitalize on in-person sales — especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic. With 40% of optometry practices’ incomes attributed to frames and lenses, a lack of online presence can be detrimental to business. As direct-to-consumer online brands continue to thrive, optometrists risk being left behind without the opportunity to market themselves and modernize to the changing needs of consumers. However, direct-to-consumer eyewear brands often fall short without the convenience of a local brick and mortar location, in network vision insurance benefits, and eye exams. Consumers have begun to expect an omni-channel shopping experience.

Optify’s software allows

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