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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

SothinkMedia Software Announces Back to School 2016 up to 30 percent Deep Discount

BEIJING, China -- SothinkMedia Software, the famous multimedia software developer specializing in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup technology, has just launched a new round of promotion, this time centering on the theme of back to school, offering students, faculties and all the other general customers up to 30 percent deep discount for buying different products.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Appoints Honson Luma as VP to Assist In Plan to Enter the Cryptocurrency Market

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announces that it has appointed Honson Luma as Vice President of Sunshine Capital, Inc. and DIB Funding, Inc. to assist both companies' entry in the cryptocurrency market.

Redevelopment Management Associates, RMA, Expand to Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA, Redevelopment Management Associates, recently announced the opening of their newest office in Winter Springs. The company's success in reinventing numerous South Florida cities, with over $1 billion in private sector investment within client areas, captured the attention of several Central Florida city officials, leading to a dramatic increase in their mid-state client base.

Joshuacord Inc. Announces 4th Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run-Walk in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.
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Nations Valuation Services Implements Platinum Data’s Collateral Expert

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, has announced that Nations Valuation Services, a nationwide appraisal management company, has quantifiably improved its workflow processes by implementing Platinum Data's Collateral Expert(R) property information report.

New Gun Technology Combines Safety with Unmatched Accessibility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safety first is not just a tagline, it's the name of a new start-up company, Safety First Arms, LLC, that's created a new gun technology designed to prevent unnecessary tragedy. Even with only a prototype, the company has already secured orders from two gun shops for more than $1 million for its Smart 2 pistol.

Simon J. Anderson to Speak at MREA’s Energy Issues Summit

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thought-provoking keynote speaker, award-winning author, and energy futurist Simon J. Anderson, founder of Venture Foresight LLC, will be opening presenter on day two of MREA's Energy Issues Summit in St. Cloud, Minn. on August 11, 2016.

La Tortilla Oven Acquires Patent Technology for Steaming Food

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- La Tortilla Oven recently acquired La Tortilla Loca and its intellectual property. As a result of this acquisition, La Tortilla Oven(R) is now the primary holder of Patent Number RE42311, the original fabric tortilla warmer designed to keep tortillas fresh and warm for more than an hour. And, it's using the technology to deliver a new and healthy microwave steaming method.

Enchanting evening of outdoor Shakespeare awaits at Old Stone House in Brooklyn as Brad Fryman takes on Sir Toby Belch

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman (Artistic Director - Oberon Theatre) takes on the role of Toby Belch in South Brooklyn Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Paul Molnar and Dee Byrd-Molnar. Recent appearances include: the world premiere of Chris Boal's "Pimm's Mission," directed by Terry O'Brien at 59e59, "A Wilder Christmas" under the helm of Dan Wackerman, and "The Drawer Boy" directed by Alex Dinelaris at the SoHo PlayHouse.

Camp Miramichee Celebrates 100th Anniversary Summer Haven for Girls From 1916 to 1989

HARDY, Ark., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As many as 100 former YWCA Camp Miramichee campers will gather at the site of their old camp September 16-18, 2016, to celebrate the venerable summer girls camp's 100th birthday, the Camp Miramichee Reunion committee announced today.

Mid America Mortgage Executes Its First eClosing, eNote

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced the firm has completed its first eClosing and eNote through its retail origination channel. Mid America intends to expand eClosing to all of its retail business, executing eNotes and utilizing electronic documents where allowed by local jurisdiction.

Market Opportunity in Excess of $38 Billion by the year 2020 as Integrated UC Heads to the Cloud, says Insight Research

DURANGO, Colo., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Telecommunications stakeholders globally are staring at a multibillion dollar revenue opportunity as integrated unified communications (UC) graduates to the cloud. The opportunity has triggered a spate of attempts at alliances and mergers, underlining the need to project an integrated solution to the user. According to its latest market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, the opportunity will consist of three distinct revenue streams - solutions, services and connectivity.

Pharma companies gain competitive advantage from 1 day Masterclass on Artificial Intelligence in Pharma sales and marketing

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eularis announces the release of their one-day Masterclass "Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Sales and Revenue: What Pharma Need to Know." Many Pharma sales and marketing teams do not understand the relevance, nor the critical importance, of AI to achieve stronger results in their roles, and believe it is not relevant to them or their job. This is an incorrect assumption.

Homeowners Entitled to Reimbursement for Sand Fire Property Damage Costs

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The current Sand Fire has devastated multiple homes in Santa Clarita, but its impact has stretched far into surrounding areas, resulting in extensive damages that may be unnoticeable to the naked eye, says RA & Associates.

Don’t Put Off Summer Tree Maintenance say Certified Arborists

TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When you're busy with summer projects like painting, staining the deck, or inspecting your roof, don't forget about your property's trees, says Family Tree Care. A little tree service now can prevent winter trouble later.

Altavera Mortgage Services SVP Penny Nelson Selected to HousingWire 2016 Women of Influence

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), the premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination services, is pleased to announce that its senior vice president of mortgage operations Penny Nelson has been named to HousingWire's 2016 Women of Influence list.

Someone Special Books and Geek Club Books Partner on Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their "Kindness and Awareness" initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.

EPIC Sells North Bay Operations to InterWest Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the sale of their Petaluma branch office and its book of business to Sacramento-based InterWest Insurance Services. Both EPIC and InterWest are anticipating a seamless, "business as usual" transition.

Simplifile VP Nancy Alley Named Mortgage Industry ‘Woman of Influence’ by HousingWire

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Nancy Alley, vice president of strategic planning, was named to HousingWire magazine's "Women of Influence" list for 2016.

Pavaso VP Nancy Pratt Selected as ‘Woman of Influence’ in Mortgage by HousingWire

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pavaso, a provider of collaborative real estate technology, announced Nancy Pratt, the company's vice president of partner relations and government affairs, has been named to the 2016 "Women of Influence" list compiled by HousingWire. Pratt was one of 43 women to be honored with this distinction this year, which was published in the August 2016 issue of the magazine.

Free Smoke Detectors from Dick Genthe Chevrolet in Southgate, Mich.

SOUTHGATE, Mich., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dick Genthe Chevrolet and the Southgate Fire Department are teaming up to keep Southgate, Mich. families safe. During the "Cruise in for a Cause" event this August at Dick Genthe Chevrolet, a portion of all sales will go towards supplying families in need with free smoke detectors.

Sarasota Attorney M David Shapiro Comments on Landmark $70 Million ADHD Drug Risperdal Lawsuit

SARASOTA, Fla., July 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sarasota Florida attorney commented after a Philadelphia jury returned a verdict of $70 million against Johnson and Johnson for failing to warn of the risks associated for taking Risperdal. The case involved a sixteen-year-old boy who developed breast from the medication prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADHD).

An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, "Birthright 2016" is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.'s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.

Colony American Finance Implements OpenClose Loan Origination Platform (LOS)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose(R), an enterprise-class multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Colony American Finance (CAF), a specialty finance company that provides innovative loan products to residential real estate investors, implemented the OpenClose loan origination platform to support its new Single Asset loan product across correspondent, wholesale and retail channels.

Simplifile Q2 2016 Report Finds Emerging Preference Among Lenders for Settlement Partners Who E-Record

PROVO, Utah, July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization's activities and achievements from April through June 2016.

Top Tier Organizations, Leaders Converge at Second Annual Thayer Leadership Conference Aug. 27-28

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High performance organizations require leaders who understand the practices and thinking needed to succeed as change agents in their work and lives. Now, committed managers - from CEOs to mid-level aspirants to legacy leaders - can explore ways to successfully achieve intended outcomes at the second annual Thayer Institute Leadership Conference, Saturday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, August 28. (VIDEO)

EaseUS Partition Master 11.5 Is Now Coming for Easy Disk Space Management

CHENGDU, China and NEW YORK, N.Y., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS Partition Master 11.5 is just released with major updates on conversion between GPT and MBR system disks to take full advantages of each hard drive features. Furthermore, managing virtual disks created from free space in a storage pool, namely storage spaces under Windows system, puts every available capacity into practical use and empowers industry-standard storage management by 11.5 partition manager software.

New, Unique Service for Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

TeamSnap Announces 1 Million Teams Now Use Its Sports Team Management Platform

BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that a milestone 1 million teams and groups now use its team management apps, both online and mobile, to streamline their activities. (VIDEO)

Edupoint’s Growth in Maryland Continues with Charles County Public Schools’ Selection of Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Charles County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school systems in the state of Maryland, to implement the company's Synergy Student Information System. Seeking to replace a legacy solution that had been in place for over 30 years, the district needed a modern solution that would provide real-time access to student and instructional data for all education stakeholders to help improve learning outcomes.

Platinum Data Announces Enhanced Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Mortgage Management Solution

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, announced an enhanced integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass(R) all-in-one mortgage management solution. The enhanced integration allows lenders to order Platinum Data's RealView(R) appraisal quality reports by submitting appraisal data in MISMO XML format directly through Encompass, to drive quality and efficiency in the loan origination process.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Brings to Light Legal Ramifications of Pokemon Go for Users and Property Owners

BRADENTON, Fla., July 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal injury attorney Bernard F. Walsh points out the potential legal consequences of Pokemon Go for both app users and property owners. With the advent of the popular new mobile game Pokemon Go, millions of users are scouring cities, parks, and other publicly accessible areas in a "scavenger hunt" to collect virtual creatures called Pokemon.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association's (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

EPIC adds Business Development Manager Will Ogilvie in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Will Ogilvie has joined the firm's southwest regional office. He will be based in Houston and report to Brett Haugh, Managing Principal, Southwest Region.

EaseUS MobiSaver 6.0 Makes Its Debut to Deal with iOS Data Recovery Cases with Ease

CHENGDU, China and NEW YORK, N.Y., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS has devoted months of research and development to enhance iOS data recovery effects in new 6.0 update. Tuned EaseUS MobiSaver recovers photos, videos, messages, WhatsApp chat history, contacts, call logs, notes and more lost data from iOS devices with high efficiency across Mac and Windows platforms. EaseUS iPhone data recovery solution works seamlessly with the latest iOS 9.3 edition and iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus.

Introducing DVDFab PC Backup 2.0 – Keep PC Files, Mails and System Data Safe from Any Potential Harm

BEIJING, China, July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, today on July 20 announces DVDFab PC Backup 2.0, a major update of its data care software which is designed for Windows users to timely make backup copies to their priceless data on computers, including all types of files, emails and even the system configurations as well.

SUDC Supports Neuropathology Research Fellowship

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship" at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.

ReverseVision adds Reverse Mortgage Educator Dan Hultquist as Director of Learning and Development

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has hired industry educator Dan Hultquist as director of learning and development. In this role, Hultquist will apply his experience in originating loans and working with retirement advisors to help ReverseVision bring a range of products, financial tools and educational techniques to the industry, ultimately driving volume growth.

Fatal Tesla Self-Driving Crash Draws Comment from Sarasota Accident Attorney David Goldman

SARASOTA, Fla., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Occurring on May 7 in Williston Florida, the first fatal crash, in the U.S. of a self-driving happened and tragically shattered an impressive safety record of the vehicles that use this innovative and experimental technology. While offering the promise of much safer roads with vehicles that are equipped with both automatic accident avoidance technology and fully self-driving modes the wide spread use of such technology while still under development and testing raises many questions.

Bank of Southern California Provides $5 Million in Financing to OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has provided $5 million in financing as senior lender in part of a larger financing arrangement for OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC. The financing was a combination of bank borrowing, and loans secured through the Federally backed New Market Tax Credit program. The financing provided funds used for the acquisition of land, improvements, and equipment of a shuttered beef slaughter and processing plant in Brawley, Calif., formerly operated by National Beef.

Daniel P. Douglas Cold War Sci-Fi Thriller Short Script ‘Glimpse’ Advances in 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Mexico-based writer Daniel P. Douglas announces his science fiction Cold War thriller short script, "Glimpse," has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards. The awards competition was established in 2003 by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development executives.

Baldor Specialty Foods and Whole Foods Market Inc. Announce The Baldor Forager Launch at New Williamsburg Store

HUNTS POINT, N.Y., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baldor Specialty Foods, the premier ingredient source for NYC's best chefs, today announced a collaboration with Whole Foods Market's Northeast Region that will make the company's selection of unique culinary items available to home cooks for the first time through an in-store, digital kiosk called The Baldor Forager which will launch exclusively on July 26 in coordination with the grand opening of Whole Food Market Williamsburg.

RSU 74 Becomes First Maine School District to Select Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by RSU #74 to implement their industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform to meet the district's student information, learning management and assessment needs. RSU #74 is the first school administrative unit (SAU) in Maine to select Synergy since Edupoint was selected by the Maine Department of Education as the sole provider of a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS) to aggregate data from all SAUs for Maine's 180,000 students.

SSA Music Signs West Coast Indie Label Big West Music

GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SSA Music announced today that they have signed a Worldwide Administration and Licensing agreement with San Diego based Indie label Big West Music. This deal brings together the highly regarded administration of SSA with the powerhouse creatives of Big West in a partnership that will strengthen both players' positions in their markets.

Searching for a new home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN!

MILPITAS, Calif., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search, TOPTENnewhomes.com.

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida's New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses--all within walking distance of each other.

Demand is growing for more effective elimination of surgical smoke from ORs

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to I.C. Medical, Inc., smoke from surgical procedures, often called "plume," is a carcinogen that contains toxic chemicals, viable bacteria, viruses, and mutagenic substances. Exposure to plume poses risk to the health of surgeons, nurses, OR staff, as well as patients.

Lead Sled Devil Tattoo of Oklahoma City, OK is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Oklahoma City area with Lead Sled Devil Tattoo's Jimmy Vegas. The Oklahoma City location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

When Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Run Out, What Next? A Trending ‘Partnership’ System Offers a Fix, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A relatively new species of long-term care policies called Partnership Plans has become widely available and could be a good option for many, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Red Blood/Black Ink – A Call to Stop Bloodshed

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remy Lyon announces the release of his “Red Blood/Black Ink” music video directed by Lyon and Marc Spicer (DP of “The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8” and the upcoming "Lights Out"). "Red Blood/Black Ink" is a call to arms after all the tragedies that have been fueled by hatred - Remy Lyon's message is to respond to each other with arms that embrace, not the arms that harm.

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