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Lauren’s Hope Medical ID Jewelry Honored With 25 Under 25® Award

Industry: Healthcare

Riverside, Missouri medical alert jewelry company, Lauren’s Hope, has been honored with the coveted 25 Under 25® Award for 2014.

Kansas City, Missouri (PRUnderground) February 13th, 2014

Over 1,400 Kansas City-area companies were nominated for the 2014 class of 25 Under 25®, a selection of outstanding local organizations that have been in operation more than three years and employ fewer than 25 full-time team members each. The 25 winners will be recognized at the annual 25 Under 25® Awards Dinner and Gala and featured in Thinking Bigger Business Magazine.

First-time honoree Lauren’s Hope ( has been in operation since CEO and Owner, LeAnn Carlson, created a new market segment in 2001 with the innovation of a stylish, interchangeable medical alert bracelet she made for a teenage girl with Type One Diabetes. The company and Carlson, who is one of Kansas City Business Journal’s 2013 Women Who Mean Business class, are being honored for their achievements in five key areas, as listed at

·      Financial stability;

·      Ability to overcome obstacles/adversity/challenges;

·      Community involvement/service;

·      Distinguishing or defining characteristics/qualities;

·      Company vision.

After thirteen years in business, Lauren’s Hope continues to innovate with new styles, products, and ideas every year, leading the medical alert jewelry industry in product innovation, quality, and customer service. With more than 400,000 customers worldwide, the company serves the medical ID jewelry needs of people with all manner of health concerns while consistently supporting health-related organizations. To date, Lauren’s Hope Medical ID Jewelry has donated more than $100,000 to the JDRF.

Other recent honors include the Platte County Community Development Award, a feature article in the Kansas City Star, and being profiled by Kansas City’s CBS affiliate, KCTV.

For more information on Lauren’s Hope, or to request a media kit, please contact Marketing Manager Tara Cohen at 1.800.360.8680 or via email at


About Lauren’s Hope Medical ID Jewelry

Lauren’s Hope provides high quality medical alert jewelry for adults and children. Founded in 2001, this Riverside, Missouri-based company has sold potentially lifesaving medical ID jewelry to more than 400,000 customers worldwide. For information on Lauren’s Hope or to learn more about medical alert jewelry, please send inquiries to Marketing Manager Tara Cohen at, or call 1.800.360.8680.

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