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United Wholesale Mortgage Promotes Laura Lawson to Chief People Officer

TROY, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest and fastest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, announced that Laura Lawson has been promoted to the newly created position of chief people officer (CPO). Previously, Lawson served as senior vice president of marketing where she was responsible for all aspects of the company’s wholesale marketing efforts. (Press Release)

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’20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success’ – Job Hunting the Old Way Doesn’t Work Any More

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting. has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, in his newly released book: ’20 New Rules for Job Hunting Success.’ (Press Release)

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San Antonio Set to Receive First-Ever Stuffed Burger Restaurant

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Big Stuff’s, a new restaurant specializing in stuffed burgers, announced today that San Antonio will be home to the company’s inaugural location. With a restaurant launch date scheduled for the first quarter in 2015, Mr. Big Stuff’s is on the hunt for a restaurant location in the heart of San Antonio, Texas. (Press Release)

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The Hyde Park Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine historic homes, including unique Kansas City shirtwaists and stately stone Foursquares, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The tour also features a home that exemplifies how modern architecture can co-exist in a historic neighborhood. The Tour, hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA), will be held October 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be held October 3 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. (Press Release)

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Caroline Glaser to release EP ‘Better Days Vol. 2′

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Caroline Glaser became a fan favorite on Season 4 of NBC’s ‘The Voice,’ it was just the first step of many she hoped to take on a long, successful road in the indie music world. Now, two years on from the show, the young singer-songwriter from Saint Louis, Mo., will be releasing her second EP, ‘Better Days. Vol. 2′ on September 16. (Press Release)

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Titan Lenders Corp. Educates Mortgage Lenders on CFPB’s ‘Mini-Correspondent’ Guidance

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it will conduct a weekly webinar series designed to educate mini-correspondents on meeting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requirements through general fulfillment. (Press Release)

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Miami Fall Fundraiser for Philanthropy from the Heart to Benefit Homeless

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Jhasmidah Alexandre, founder, president and CEO of Philanthropy from the Heart, Inc., overcame homelessness, she made a promise that she would give back to help those less fortunate and in need. And, that’s exactly what she’s doing. On Friday, September 26, a free fundraising event will be held at Joe Celestin Center at 1525 NW 135th Street in North Miami, FL 33167, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (Press Release)

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101′ in Hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101,’ will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall. (Press Release)

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New York’s Premier Event Planning Company, EMRG Media, Announces Its Event Planner Expo, October 8 at The Metropolitan Pavilion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is proud to announce its annual Event Planner Expo – a premier event planner event to take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, on October 8, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year, the event will be hosted by Celebrity Event and Wedding Planner Colin Cowie. (Press Release)

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The Village of Elgin Winery Announces the 32nd Harvesting of the Vine Festival to take place September 20 and 21

ELGIN, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 32nd Anniversary of Arizona’s Oldest Wine Festival, held at the Village of Elgin Winery in downtown Elgin, Ariz. Once again the focus will be on enjoying the libations of the vine with friends and family; with arts and crafts, Arizona Blues legend Buzz and the Soul Senders performing and local foods available from vendors. (Press Release)

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New System Captures Full Potential of the iPhone 6 NFC Capabilities for ‘Smart’ Consumer Goods

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading RFID specialist eAgile Inc. announced their eTap(TM) solution today for an intelligent packaging solution for consumer products utilizing near field communication (NFC). This announcement is concurrent with Apple’s(R) news that the new iPhone(R) 6 will join the rest of the smartphone marketplace incorporating NFC capabilities. (Press Release)

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Artist Cites Empathy for Victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton in Latest Decision in Upcoming Exhibit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist’s and gallery’s plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The L.A. artist who planned to display the newly leaked images of celebrities Lawrence and Upton, along with other celebrity compromised images, will, instead, feature the artist’s self-shot, life-size, nude images next month at Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA). (Press Release)

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ARMCO Pioneers Mortgage Industry Quality Control Benchmarking Solution

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced the launch of ACES Analytics(TM), a business intelligence tool that will, for the first time, allow mortgage professionals to benchmark quality control results against industry peers. The benchmarking service is now available to ARMCO clients and will be open to participation from all lenders by the fourth quarter of 2014. (Press Release)

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Champagne Toast to a Cure for ALS

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne. (Press Release)

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Awards iFOS $3 Million Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS today announced it has received award notification to provide Administrative, Budget and Program Support Services for anti-violence programs at the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period. (Press Release)

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TeamSnap, TEAM 1 SPORTS Join Forces for Live Video Streaming

BOULDER, Colo. and LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by nearly 7 million people around the world to coordinate their sports and other ongoing activities, today announced an exciting new partnership with TEAM 1 SPORTS, the new ultimate amateur sports digital network, to provide complimentary live video streaming software to all TeamSnap clients. (Press Release)

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Recently Leaked Nude Images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton to be Displayed in XVALA Show in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA’s ‘Fear Google’ campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist’s upcoming show ‘No Delete’ next month at CACA’s The Showroom; located in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida. (Press Release)

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Lone Star EMMY Chapter of NATAS Announces New Executive Director

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday, August 20, the Lone Star Emmy Chapter announced Terry Markis as their new Executive Director. Markis has been with the organization as the Chapter Administrator since January 2005. She fills the position previously held by Misti Torres McCarty, the chapter’s longtime Executive Director, who passed away in 2013. (Press Release)

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Breakthroughs in Biblical Research Revealed in New Book

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Science Proving Creationism’ (ISBN: 9780961809850), by Professor Solomon Huriash, is the only book of its kind on the market that literally proves each and every verse of the Biblical story of creation is in sync with the teachings of modern science. A project like this has never been done before. (Press Release)

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Seventy-two Cats Dead and Alleged Animal Abuser Unable to be Prosecuted Due to Humane Officer Breach of Duty

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neighbors and concerned citizens are appalled that an Allegheny County Humane Officer who was called to investigate the abuse and abandonment of over 70 cats, removed two cats and sent the rest to die, according to Frankie’s Friends Cat Rescue. (Press Release)

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Aspen Art Gallery becomes a Diamond Sponsor of the Flight to Luxury – Benefitting Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aspen Art Gallery today donated original art pieces from many of its established artists, including Malotte and Rae, James Vilona, Linda Israel, Mark Yale Harris, Nadaleena Mirat Brettman, Sherri Mignonne, Isabelle Dupuy, Randy Cooper, and Christopher Owen Nelson – a total value of more than $333,000 in art to be auctioned by the 5th Annual Flight to Luxury, A Red Carpet Hangar Party, presented by Cuvee Escapes, benefitting Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver. (Press Release)

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Inc. 5000 Ranks United Shore in top 25 percent of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

TROY, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With three year sales growth of 480 percent, United Shore ranked No. 1071 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies. United Shore, parent company of top wholesale mortgage lender United Wholesale Mortgage, is revolutionizing lending from a commodity to a service based business. (Press Release)

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TeamSnap Acquires EasyTeamManager

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by nearly 7 million people around the world to coordinate their sports and other ongoing activities, today announced it has completed acquisition of Easy Team Manager assets from Lone Tree, Colorado-based Kranitz Enterprises, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Press Release)

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Ice Bucket Challenge Morphs into Rice Bucket Challenge

NEW YORK, N.Y. and TANAUAN, Philippines, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since Spring, the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the Rice Bucket Challenge has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.net. (Press Release)

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EaseUS New Update Partition Master 10.1 Supports More Languages with a Smaller Size

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, the professional software provider with 10 year’s experience and 100 million users around the world, releases the EaseUS Partition Master 10.1. EaseUS Partition Master, a popular partition tool in the whole software industry, now has earned over 20 million users and gained many positive reviews from authority editors. (Press Release)

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Titan Capital Solutions Jumbo Correspondent Mortgage Program Has Historic Lock Month in June 2014, Adds 7 Approved Sellers in Q2

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned jumbo correspondent investment subsidiary of mortgage outsource services provider Titan Lenders Corp., has announced June 2014 was its largest lock month in both volume and dollar amount since its inception in October 2012. (Press Release)

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Tenorshare Launches iPhone Care Pro to Fix all iOS Problems

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare is excited to announce the new release of Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro. This new product is an advanced iOS system care toolbox to help users manage files, speed-up devices, back-up and restore data, fix iOS stuck issues, unlock password, and more. It aims to tweak iOS devices to enable top performance, thus it can better serve iPhone/iPad/iPod users. (Press Release)

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IDS Launches Mortgage Compliance Resource Center for Doc Prep Clients

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced it has launched a comprehensive ‘Resources’ website within its flagship doc prep system idsDoc. The main feature of the site, a compliance-focused blog authored by IDS Compliance Officer Jonathan Johnson, was made available to clients through the idsDoc doc prep platform on Aug. 8. (Press Release)

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Jody Collup of Global DMS Named a ‘Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professional’

LANSDALE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, has been honored by National Mortgage Professional Magazine on its ‘Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ list. (Press Release)

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EaseUS Launches Todo Backup 7.0 with New UI and Smart Backup for PC and Server

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, the professional backup and recovery software provider with 10 years experiences, has announced the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.0. The new version has a big improvement in UI design, making it be more friendly and intuitive. The latest Todo Backup comes out with new functions like ‘Smart Backup,’ automatic update, multi-language support, and more. (Press Release)

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Firetainment to Unveil New Fire Tables at International Furniture Expo

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Firetainment, a leading manufacturer of fire pit tables, will debut three new fire table designs at the 2014 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 16 – 19. These new additions to the Firetainment product line will be on display at trade show booth 7-2019. (Press Release)

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces New Releases from German Electronica Producer Marian

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the new double-single ‘Torch’/’Dozer’ from Valiant Horizon artist and German electronica musician Marian. The “Torch” and “Dozer” tracks were released on August 12, 2014 via Valiant Horizon to major online retail outlooks including Amazon, iTunes and Spotify. (Press Release)

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Co-Founder Clay Aiken to perform at National Inclusion Project Champions Gala in Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines. (Press Release)

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Cogensia announces expansion with hire of Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, along with 3 new hires

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia continues to grow its management team through addition of several new employees at Cogensia; including Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, Mary Kay Simpson as Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Albert Pardilla as Manager, Client Solutions, and Andie Kulach as Account Manager. (Press Release)

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