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Cindy Holden

Cindy Holden
Cindy Holden has been an editor with the Neotrope News Network since 2004, and previously managed news content on Send2Press® Newswire. She is a part time photographer, and was born and raised in California.

14,000 Whiz Kids Benefit From a Generous Donation by Redstone Bank in Colorado

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On August 29, 2016. Redstone Bank made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Whiz Kids Program. The Whiz Kids program is an individualized tutoring program that has over 800 volunteers who tutor less fortunate students from schools throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.
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New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal: Will Cost Thousands of Jobs

Repeal will cost Wisconsin thousands of jobs, hundreds of millions of dollars MADISON, Wis. /Neotrope News Network/ -- Just completed research by Colorado State University...

Amanda Leigh's Amateur Pole Art Showcase Pre-Halloween Party 2014 in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Everyday women will prove that the sport of pole dancing is no longer just for strippers when they take the stage, in costume, at a historical bikini bar on Sunday, October 26 during Amanda Leigh's Amateur Pole Art Showcase Pre-Halloween Party. Held at the World Famous Cheetahs Club Hollywood, show time begins at 8 p.m. and doors open at 7:30 p.m.
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Newport Beach Moves to Pay Prevailing Wage

Unanimous Council Decision Paves Way for SB 7 Compliance NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously to...
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Court Officially Affirms New Calif. Prevailing Wage Law

Supporters Hail Victory for Bipartisanship, Economy and California Taxpayers SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last Friday, after hearing arguments from both sides in the...
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Prevailing Wage Law Ruled Constitutional

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel R. Wohlfeil issued a tentative ruling upholding Senate Bill 7 – a bipartisan law enacted in 2013 that is designed to encourage more of California’s Charter Cities to pay Prevailing Wage on locally-funded construction projects. In response to today’s developments, Dale Howard, spokesperson for Smart Cities Prevail – California’s leading research and education authority on Prevailing Wage issues – issued the following statement.
Middle Class Taxpayers Association

Multiple CA Cities Heed Warnings, Abandon Charter Efforts

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the deadline for placing city charter measures on the November ballot passed, the cities of Grover Beach and Wasco recently abandoned their efforts to place Charter proposals on the November ballot, says The Middle Class Taxpayers Association. However, three cities including Arroyo Grande, Costa Mesa and Escondido are among those who will place similar measures before voters in November.
Middle Class Taxpayers Association

Middle Class Taxpayers Association Launches

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Middle Class Taxpayers Association launched a new website - - aimed at providing a reliable source for information on potential dangers that can be hidden in some city charters like the ones being considered this year in as many as five cities across California.
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Schaffer Replicas™ Make Debut at NAMM 2014 – 2 New Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects available in 2014

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attention all Tone Junkies! Famous Youtuber/Axeman SoloDallas will be unveiling two new Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects based on...
Anniversary of Legalized Abortion

Coalition Launches Innovative Crowdfunding Plan to Help Educate Californians on Reproductive Rights and Health Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A coalition of reproductive rights organizations and Storefront Political Media are working together to produce a new short film on the history of reproductive health services in California. The project will be partly financed through an innovating crowd-funding campaign.
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Three Recent Polls Show Strong Support for Prevailing Wage Policies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to Smart Cities Prevail, three recent polls conducted in California show broad support for prevailing wage policies on...

Shane Barrett presents Jane Bach, Brian White, Shaye Smith, and Tammy Hyler at Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville

The songwriter round is set for Friday, August 9 from 9-11pm in the famed Nashville venue NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Nashville’s finest songwriters are also singers, sooner or later they will be showcasing their creations in a writers round like the Shane Barrett-produced show set for Douglas Corner Cafe on […]

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U.S. Company Announces Delivery of Stem Cell Therapy in Slovakia

Blue Horizon International prepares to treat multiple conditions in their new laboratory NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., July 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Horizon International (BHI) along with its local partner, Medissimo Hospital, announced to press, media and guests, the opening of their new stem cell research and treatment laboratory in Bratislava, Slovakia on July […]

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Stem Cell Therapy Prepares to Take Center Stage in Slovakia

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stem cell therapy research and treatment will now be available at the Blue Horizon International (BHI) laboratory at the Medissimo Hospital in Bratislava, Slovakia. BHI, along with its local partner, will host a press conference and ribbon-cutting ceremony where its research and treatment lab will […]

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Country Singer Sandra Piller Joins Legends of Music, Film and TV at The Hollywood Show

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Country music singer Sandra Piller will appear alongside stars of classic motion pictures, television, and hit records at The Hollywood Show in Los Angeles. Recognized as one of the world’s most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, the upcoming event will feature Shady Hill Records artist […]

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Nashville Songwriter’s Round on Your Computer

Jane Bach, Sandra Piller and Kelly Fitzgerald perform a live show July 17 to be streamed on LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music-lovers everywhere can enjoy a Nashville-style songwriter’s round and have it as close as their computer screen on Wednesday evening, July 17, as Jane Bach, Sandra Piller, and […]

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Team Seagraves of RE/MAX Alliance Tops List of Most Productive Real Estate Agents

Team Seagraves Ranked Among Top 1,000 in U.S. DAYTON, Ohio, July 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RE/MAX agents led the 2013 list of the top 1,000 real estate sales professionals in the U.S. as measured by the number of properties sold per agent, says RE/MAX Alliance. Published by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, […]

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Deer Park Schools Updating Buildings to Save in Annual Utility Expense

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Langdon, Superintendent of Deer Park Community City Schools, announced that the district is implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage, improve the facilities, and save taxpayer dollars. The district selected Energy Optimizers, USA, to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions for four district buildings.

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Energy Optimizers, USA Provides College Scholarship to Eaton Senior Pursuing STEM Field of Study

EATON, Ohio, June 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA is proud to present Eaton High School senior, Burke Halderman, with the 2013-2014 Youth Energy Leadership Award, a unique scholarship opportunity that is offered to promising students interested in pursuing post-secondary education in a STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) related field of study. […]

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Energy Optimizers, USA Provides College Scholarship to Local High-Schooler Pursuing STEM Field of Study (updated)

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA is proud to present Jackson High School junior, Madison Hutchinson, with the 2013-2014 Youth Energy Leadership Award, a unique scholarship opportunity that is offered to promising students interested in pursuing post-secondary education in a STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) related field of […]

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Doggone Good Economic News: Ruth Roberts Music Lowers Prices on Songs about Animals on iTunes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ants, antelopes and aardvarks join pandas, gorillas and whales in songs for children from Ruth Roberts Music. Sixteen tracks are on “Animal Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone” and the prices of the songs and the album have just been reduced on iTunes. “We’re celebrating the […]

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PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Utilizing Quandis Inc. Technology to Automate Short Sale Transactions

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced that PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFSI) is using its short sale technology to assist in effectively and efficiently managing the short sale process.

Velplex LLC announces their TopProdeals portal drills down to top discounts for Dental Medical Supplies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals(TM), a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader. On average, dentists realize an average savings of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. Product diversity is also a key to the site's success.

Understanding Healthcare Reform: EPIC Insurance's second video in healthcare series offers concise overview of Affordable Care Act

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Understanding Healthcare Reform.' The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

Digital Asset Management expert Shaun Valentine joins DAX LLC as Director of Program Management

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Shaun Valentine, a cloud software specialist, has joined DAX, LLC as Director of Program Management. Valentine will oversee product strategy and future roadmap of the DAX application and platform. Valentine comes to DAX after nearly three years at Cognizant where he was Sr. Product Manager for the assetSERV product line overseeing product strategy and roadmap for their digital asset management offering.

Summit Industrial Flooring Names Sowder as New President

DAYTON, Ohio, June 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The area’s leading industrial flooring finisher Summit Industrial Flooring has named Bryan G. Sowder its new president. “We are extremely pleased that Bryan has come aboard,” said Kim Powell, CEO of Summit Industrial Flooring. “Bryan’s talent is in leading teams and positioning businesses for accelerated growth. With [...]

Summit Industrial Flooring Taps Ziegler for Top Sales Role

Jim Ziegler to lead Summit’s multi-state sales strategy in Ohio and South Carolina. DAYTON, Ohio, June 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The area’s leading industrial flooring professionals, Summit Industrial Flooring, have named Jim Ziegler as their new Regional Sales Professional, Industrial Coatings Specialist and Multi-Accredited Trainer. “Jim brings almost three decades of industry experience,” said [...]

Bright Spanish spells out a New Way to Learn: Teachers Provide Free Live Online Spanish Classes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference 'classroom,' where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Provides On-The-Job Training for 9 employees at The Corporate Advocate

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino's Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.

Special Needs Education Goes Historic in Songs from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the names of the presidents to the story of the US flag and much more, the history of the United States is celebrated in many children’s songs of the late Ruth Roberts. “These sing-along songs are primarily aimed at children in grades K-6,” states Susan [...]

Sandra Piller Reveals What Happens ‘When the Lights Go Out’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The moon shines brighter and the sparks really fly in the latest music video from country artist Sandra Piller. “When the Lights Go Out,” a song written by Jane Bach, Kelly Fitzgerald and Piller, celebrates the magic that occurs between lovers when they’re alone and they [...]

Energy Optimizers, USA Hires Sales and Marketing Associates

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, USA, announces the hiring of two professionals to join the Tipp City-based energy conservation firm. “As our business continues to grow, it is crucial that we hire the best associates to join the Energy Optimizers, USA team.” Brad Alexander is an [...]

Blue Horizon International Exhibits at World Stem Cells Congress

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Horizon International is proud to participate as an exhibitor at the World Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine Congress 2013. Europe’s largest and most important conference for regenerative medicine will take place in London May 21-23. Blue Horizon International’s exhibit presentation will feature the successes of [...]

Reynolds Law Offices Moving to Blue Ash, Opening New Locations

CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reynolds Law Offices previous office location at 300 E. Business Way has closed its doors. Effective immediately, the firm is now located in the beautiful and spacious Westlake Center on Lake Forest Drive at the corner of Reed Hartman Highway and Glendale Milford Road in Blue Ash. [...]

British National Champion Goran Nordin to visit Dayton’s Always Ballroom April 18th

DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Always Ballroom of Dayton, Ohio is pleased to welcome Goran Nordin to their dance studio on April 18th, 2013 for a limited engagement. Always Ballroom has been Dayton’s home for Traditional, Ballroom, Latin and Modern dance for over 11 years and continues to deliver high quality dance [...]

Hollywood Meets Nashville as Jane Bach, Sandra Piller and Special Guests Perform a Songwriter’s Round at Genghis Cohen

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearing great songs in an up-close-and-personal setting is common in music-friendly towns like Nashville, but Hollywood is not to be outdone as Genghis Cohen presents a special Monday evening “songwriter’s round” on March 18 featuring Jane Bach, Sandra Piller, Kaela Gardner, and Kyle Megginson. “We love this location for [...]

Patent Pending Moulding and Trim Quick Release System Solves Age-Old Dilemma

FLAT ROCK, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inventors Tom and Martin Bottorff announced this week that they have filed a patent for a product called the TMB Moulding/Trim Quick Release System (patent application number: 13459229; patent publication number: US20120272610A1).

SandalUp Launches Online Store To Serve Native English Customers

GUANGZHOU, China (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SandalUp launches online store to serve native English-speaking customers. The company has grown over the 10-plus years it has been in business and customers can now shop from the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand.

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Truebridge Acquires Bank-Brokerage Consulting Firm

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has acquired American Brokerage Consultants of St. Petersburg, Florida. The announcement was made today by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.

‘Soul Music Week’ is February 15-24, 2013 – Music Fans to Support America’s Great Musical Form

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoulTracks and soul music fans around the world are taking action to support soul music, one of the most revered forms of music in the world. From Motown to Memphis, from James Brown to Jill Scott, 'soul music' is the sound of our lifetime.

Global DMS Makes Preparations to Handle Increasing Demand for its Valuation Management Software Solutions

LANSDALE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that due to an uptick in the mortgage industry's need for its suite of SaaS-based technology solutions, the company has experienced significant organizational growth. As a result, various measures have been taken to strategically manage ongoing growth and effectively support clients.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That's no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company's website The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.

Music Consultant, Producer and Coach Loren Weisman speaking at MMC 17

HARRISBURG, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m., Loren Weisman will be delivering 'The State of The Record Deal in 2013: Myths vs. Reality' at the 17th Annual Millennium Music Conference (MMC) in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Loren will discuss a great deal of the behind the scenes activity and what is really going on as regards what it really takes to thrive in today's business.

OC Sustainability Leaders Plan Locally Grown Healing Foods Dinner

TUSTIN, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two Orange County leaders in sustainability, Alegria Fresh and Bluewater Grill, are teaming up to host a natural, healing foods celebration consisting entirely of ingredients grown or harvested locally with the least environmental impact possible.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Donates to Impaired Physician Fund

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in the State of Arkansas.

Miamisburg School Building Earns Energy Star Certification

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Vail, Superintendent of Miamisburg City Schools, announced that La-Veta Bauer Elementary School has earned the ENERGY STAR certification, scoring better than 91 percent of other similar buildings nationwide. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn a 75 or higher on the EPA’s 1-100 energy [...]

Sobriety Navigator Launches Informational Forum and Chat Web Site

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sobriety Navigator has announced the launch of their new, full feature web site dealing with addictions - both chemical and behavioral - and the effects they have on individuals, their friends, families and loved ones.

CMI Further Strengthens Pharmaceutical Practice with Addition of Qualitative Leader

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CMI, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.

RFID Innovator Attains Distinctive Certification

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eAgile, Inc. announced today the organization has achieved one of the most comprehensive ISO 9001:2008 certifications within the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) industry. On January 24, 2013 eAgile received formal registration approval and is now officially recognized as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company applicable to the design and manufacture of electronic RFID tags and custom labels including RFID based hardware and software products.