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Valerie Gotten

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ABOUT THE EDITOR: Valerie Gotten (aka Valerie G) is an abstract painter, former movie stand-in, and volunteers for "green events" to help raise awareness about global warming, and help preserve California's wilderness and natural beauty.
The Friendship Game

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, "The Friendship Game" to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).
Mark Millard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management professional Mark Millard has joined the firm's Stamford, Conn.-based EPIC Risk Solutions team as a Principal and Senior Producer.
SWS Panel and Truss

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California San Diego along with their partners including SWS Panel and Truss, the builders of the engineered Mid-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Building Wall Systems, is preparing for the largest simulated earthquake testing on June 15 in San Diego, less than a week after a recorded 5.2 real earthquake took place in San Diego.

CHENGDU, China, June 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS makes a major launch announcement of Data Recovery Wizard for Mac 9.10 that includes a stream of new features like RAW recovery and improved file scanning process which make superior Mac data recovery quality quite sure. The 9.10 version of EaseUS data recovery for Mac deals with every detail in recovery procedure from simplifying user interface design to retrieving lost files.

IRVINE, Texas, June 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LeaseAccelerator announced today that its CEO, Michael Keeler, will participate in a panel at the upcoming Financial Executives International (FEI) New Lease Accounting Standard Conference. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate, equipment leases, and leases embedded in service agreements as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.

DENVER, Colo., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marijuana Central has seen incredible growth in the past six months and now receives over 300,000 unique visitors per month. Company founder Korban Stone says, "We have not done any marketing yet, but we continue to see the number of visitors rise." He plans to begin advertising and marketing the site and last month the website began to monetize by accepting listings from marijuana related companies.

MCALLEN, Texas, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gamma Medical Research, Inc., headed by Dr. Roberto Mangoo-Karim, is excited to announce the licensing of My Doctors Chat to provide Telemedicine in its clinical research programs. Gamma Medical Research, a company dedicated to compassionate medical care and scientific progress, is advancing science and innovation through clinical investigation by conducting pharmaceutical research trials.

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest-based alt-rock band, The Blue Danes have released their debut album "Invisible and Untouchable" on Chicago label Loki Valhalla Productions. This haunting lyrical masterpiece includes the highly anticipated release of the popular single "Beautiful and Sad," which has earned over 26,000 YouTube views.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Hills Local Schools will start off the 2016-2017 school year with zero-waste tables in all of its cafeterias, thanks in part to the groundwork laid by the district's Green Team, a student-led conservation and sustainability group sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach has announced a call-to-artists and nonprofit cultural organizations. The multidisciplinary venue, scheduled to open in early 2017, is seeking innovators in the visual and performing arts, digital and multi-media, music, dance, and theatre to become part of the Center's "cultural collective."

WARWICK, N.Y., June 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leaving her comfort zone, having adventurous fun, and being useful are at the heart of Carole Howard's new travel memoir, "Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer: Going Far and Giving Back"(ISBN: 978-1619844568). The book documents the author's and her husband's late-in-life volunteer travels to Africa and Asia. Some are funny. Some are serious. Many are both.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) announced today that it will make its newly engineered and proprietary Accounts Payable Digital Recovery Dashboard (Progress Report) available to all new clients free of charge. The Dashboard is an easy to read, single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status (snapshot) of PAS' contingency based recovery review progress and supplier trends.
EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A revolution in the way huge amounts of information are quantified and interpreted is leading to massive benefits for companies that heretofore had no access to such services. According to Casey Gauss of the Viral Launch Research Division, forecasting and planning tools that were once only available to big corporations with expansive IT budgets can now be accessed by smaller companies.

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS' Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

PLANO, Texas, June 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pavaso, Inc., a digital process and collaboration solutions provider, announced it has been approved as an eSignature vendor for digital mortgages by Irving, Texas-based Caliber Home Loans (Caliber). As a result, Caliber will now accept loans from its correspondent lenders that were completed using Pavaso's Digital Close(SM) platform for eSign or eClosing.

DENVER, Colo., June 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concrete Restoration Systems by Malibu Pools is leading a growing trend in the ever competitive Denver Home Market. Homeowners are now refinishing their driveways with decorative concrete rather than replacing them, in order to increase curb appeal, and differentiate their home in the hyper-competitive and dynamic Colorado Real Estate Market.

BEIJING, China, June 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 4, 2016, Fengtao Software released an official update to its multimedia software package of DVDFab product line, bringing for the first time two amazing new features to the current version 9.3.0.2. Among the two new features, one allows users to remove unwanted audio tracks while compressing a full disc Blu-ray down to BD 25 size, while the other one enables users to keep the original navigation menu or add custom menu while doing a custom Blu-ray backup.
comedy CD Whiskey Dick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Steven Briggs' first comedy CD "Whiskey Dick." Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD "introduces a new kind of comedic voice, one which can't be placed into any particular box."

WATERLOO, Canada, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots, a leading supplier of RTOS solutions for wearables and IoT devices, announces the immediate availability of VehicleOS, an RTOS specifically for connected vehicle applications. VehicleOS is focused on delivering the precise set of features that automobile, truck, trailer and other vehicle OEM developers need to make development faster, simpler and lower cost.

WATERLOO, Canada, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots, a leading supplier of RTOS solutions for wearables and Internet of Things devices, announces WearableOS, a special variant of the Unison(TM) RTOS. WearableOS is focused on delivering the precise set of features that wearable OEM developers need. Wearables have unique requirements that are not found in many embedded devices and as a result most RTOS solutions don't deliver what is needed in terms of power management, wearable focused processor, peripheral and wireless circuits supported, and wireless architectural variants.

WATERLOO, Canada, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots Limited, a leading supplier of tiny, embedded, Linux-compatible real-time operating system (RTOS) products, today announced, for the first time, the availability of its Unison(TM) OS software components for NXP I.MX. These components provide out of the box support for embedded applications with deterministic response and tiny memory footprints.
Ted Myles Terry and Dick Gregory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Theodore "Ted" Myles Terry, a Hollywood celebrity manager and former radio disc jockey, is celebrating the success of his brainchild, "Turn Me Loose," a one-man biographical adaptation of the life and times of Dick Gregory, the critically acclaimed master comedian, social/civil rights activist and humanitarian. Terry has been an integral part of Dick Gregory's management team since 1998, managing Gregory's engagement scheduling, website, the Dick Gregory Foundation, and more.

OAK GROVE, Minn., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Senate District 31 Republican Executive Board unanimously agreed upon a vote of no confidence in Representative Tom Hackbarth (HD31B) after he breaks his commitment to abide by the endorsement.

GREAT FALLS, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting announced today that they will be co-presenting on a forthcoming ClearLaw Institute Webinar about the new lease accounting standards. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate and equipment leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.
Dana Liedel, Suzanne McGarey and Lydia Rivera

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Dana Liedel, Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey and Senior Vice President Lydia Rivera have been included in Employee Benefit Adviser's list of the 25 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has partnered with Factual Data to provide integrated credit reporting solutions to users of RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS). Credit information supplied by Factual Data is available in RVX as of the system's most recent update on April 18.
Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, recently held an event at the Harvard Club examining the complex topic of family giving. A panel of professionals offered their knowledge and perspectives on how wealthy families can best support their philanthropic objectives.

ALBANY, N.Y., June 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A New York-based real estate investor group, SellMyHouseFastNY.com, specializes in buying pre-foreclosed homes with little or no equity. Sell My House Fast NY is designed to help the seller quickly liquidate their home, often within 48 hours, so they can put some cash in their pocket and eliminate any credit damage.

BEIJING, China, June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, today kicks off its Father's Day Promotion, offering various discounts on many of its hot-selling products, including a 50 percent off coupon on Passkey, a 25 percent off coupon on its bestseller of all time DVDFab All-In-One Lifetime Gift.
ReverseVision RVX LOS

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that it will be an exhibitor at the EMERGE: Consumer Financial Health Forum being held June 15-17 at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Verdeco Recycling Midwest today announced a new Indiana recycling manufacturing plant to be located in the Vigo County Industrial Park I, Terre Haute, Indiana. Building modifications are nearly complete with plant start-up anticipated to be June 2016, with full employment by late summer.
Eric Leventhal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Leventhal has joined the firm's Employee Benefits Consulting Practice. He will be based in San Francisco and report to John Connell, President, Employee Benefits of California.
Band with a Conscience SAG7

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It is rare when something unique appears on the music scene but SAG7 may be truly one-of-a-kind by being a self-help movement and a musical group. Their first single, "Forget You," which features live musicians and vocalists with a virtual lead singer called Sagittarius A * and the participation of best-selling author Natascha Kampusch, is part of an ongoing movement to raise human potentiality.
Alicia Amerson

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Volunteer recruitment is one of the toughest tasks when it comes to running a tight political campaign. That's why Assemblymember Mike Gipson was thrilled to meet and recruit Alicia Amerson, a political science graduate with well-honed interpersonal and leadership skills, coupled with global views. And, from June 3 through June 5, she will be a part of the Mike Gipson GOTV (Get Out the Vote) Campaign.

SAN ANGELO, Texas, June 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donald Eugene Lowe is officially announcing that he will be the challenger at the Republican convention in the nomination bid for the White House. "It's been done before and it can be done again," Lowe says.

CHANDLER, Ariz., May 31, 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 Phoenix area with Hotrod Tattoo's Matt Mooneyham. The Chandler location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state; bringing into their high quality of service and products the all-natural system.
Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, recently volunteered a day of service at God's Love We Deliver (GLWD), a New York-based charitable organization.

MESA, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to provide a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS).

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district's energy efficiency performance for an expected guaranteed savings of nearly $88,000 annually.