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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.

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Pensacola, Florida announced today that effective January 1, 2016 Sokal Media Group is the dealership's new agency of record. Founded in 1950, Hill-Kelly is one of the leading Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Ram dealers in Western Florida. The decision was made based on Sokal Media Group's creative strategy and extensive experience in the retail automotive industry.

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Ohio cities - including Toledo ranking fourth - were reported by the Economic Innovation Group as being among the country's most distressed communities. In an effort to provide a catalyst for change Residential Renovations launched the official 'Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day' at their Toledo, Ohio showroom on Saturday February 27 with an Official Proclamation from Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson.

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge at 678 Eleventh Ave. and Alfa Romeo Fiat of Manhattan, 629 W 54th St. have awarded their advertising accounts to Sokal Media Group of North Carolina. Sokal is one of the fastest growing automotive advertising agencies in the country with offices and representatives all throughout the East Coast.

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hedstrom Fitness is excited and proud to announce internationally recognized trainer, presenter and programmer, Keli Roberts as the new Kamagon(R) Ball Brand Ambassador. The Kamagon Ball is a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of functional training.

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS has officially issued Todo Backup Software 9.1, a professional PC/laptop/server backup project to protect data from destructive threats. Meanwhile, Backup Center 9.1, centralized backup management solution, is carried out to keep control of all backup clients with little time and cost consumed for business option.

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Reader's Choice Awards, an annual event presented by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, was held last Thursday evening. John Cannon Homes once again received the first place award for Best Residential Builder in both Sarasota and Manatee Counties for the 24th consecutive year.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DearMob's 5KPlayer makes a quantum leap into Version 3.6 for Windows and Mac upon the announcement of Oscars 2016 winners, offering an ideal choice for users to watch Oscars 2016 best pictures including 'Spotlight,' 'The Revenant' and more with the free video player. For refined video quality, this upgrade involves major improvements in playing encrypted online videos and AirPlay to Apple tvOS 9.2 released on Feb. 23, the previous bug of playing videos without sound also gets addressed on both Windows and Mac.

CATONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is once more in the Baltimore, Washington D.C. metropolitan area with Best of Time Tattoo's co-founders Kathy Kelley and Shane Heil. Their Catonsville location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the city. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all-natural system.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When it came to selling real estate in Huntington Beach in 2015, nobody did it better than the Malakai Sparks Group. As the top team at Coldwell Banker in Huntington Beach, Calif., Malakai and his associates constantly set one record after another. Always setting new price records in the areas in which they sold, the Malakai Sparks Group knows what it takes to sell a property quickly and at the best possible price.

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In collaboration with Smith Bits - A Schlumberger Company, Sharewell HDD Services announces its new Gemini HDD product line of ultra-premium pilot hole bits and hole-opener cutters. Available in both milled tooth and tungsten carbide, these new products are the result of Sharewell HDD's significant underground experience combined with the advanced technology and bit design expertise of Smith Bits.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time environmental activist Erin Brockovich is joining with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., attorney Robin Greenwald to investigate claims from Portland, Oregon area residents who may have been harmed by chemical emissions released into the air by art-glass companies in the region.

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tom Krueger, owner of Brayfield's Farm, recently provided the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa with a rare French Poitou Donkey named Geraldine. Founded in 2009, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo that is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced the company will celebrate 30 years in business this year. The company plans to celebrate with various promotions and events throughout the year.

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nancy G. Pratt, vice president of Partner Strategies and Government Affairs at real estate technology company Pavaso, was elected to serve as co-chair of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) eMortgage Workgroup at the organization's Winter Summit in January.
ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners, a national distributor of long-term care insurance and education, recommends preemptive action against the impact of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. 'Cognitive decline is a big and growing reason Americans need long-term care,' says Denise Gott, CEO, 'and the best time to plan for it is before symptoms arise.'
EDUPOINT

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Lake Havasu Unified School District in Arizona to replace its existing PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R).
M3 Mac Bitlocker Loader

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M3 Data Recovery Software, one of the world's leading data security solution providers, today announced the release of M3 Mac Bitlocker Loader V3.5 - transfer large amounts of data between a Bitlocker encrypted drive and Mac computer with fast speed.
Chasing Freedom book

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Chasing Freedom' (ISBN: 978-0578164373) is a newly-released book authored by Ella Miriam that details her personal and compelling story from bondage to freedom. Through engaging personal stories, Miriam provides the reader with insight into social dynamics, political events and emigration patterns.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 7, 2016, Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of the SUDC Foundation and 2016 FACES Gala Honoree, actor and film producer Harrison Ford, and esteemed medical professionals will attend an exclusive evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers featuring dinner and both a live and silent auction to benefit the mission of FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures) and NYU Langone's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bestselling author and award-wining songwriter Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children's book, 'The Amazing Magical Musical Plants' (ISBN: 978-1574243253), to Central Virginia for a free multimedia book event tour of the Richmond Public Library, the Blackstone Public Library, one Richmond Public School and an autograph event for Classical FM radio station, WCPE in Raleigh, North Carolina March 8-12, 2016.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the Hamster(TM) Pro Duo/SC, a new combination contact smartcard and fingerprint reader, at the RSA Conference 2016. Visitors are invited to come by SecuGen's booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center in San Francisco to see a demonstration of this new fingerprint product.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 40 creative painting artisans attended the New Decorative Wall Techniques for 2016 Class at Meoded Paint and Plaster at the showroom in Hollywood on February 18, 2016. Meoded Classes have been expanded this year because of the high demand for unique finishes from interior designers, home and business owners.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Bernard Walsh of the Florida personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, gave opening remarks and lectured to students and guests at the Florida Justice Association's student outreach event, held at Cooley Law School.

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCNP) today announces the recommendations by Advisory Board Member and Financial Expert Daniel J. Duffy, to increase shareholder value for the company.

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger's efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS has pushed forward and released MobiSaver for the Android 4.5 appearance with rock solid Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Windows 10 support. The software is tested to perfectly cover Android 1.5 to 6.0 mainstream models from different manufacturers including Samsung, Google Nexus, HTC, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, Huawei and function whether phones are rooted or not.

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has hired four new account executives in its wholesale and correspondent lending division.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Website author and creator, Michael Piontkowski, also known as Piont, recently launched the Interest Free Banking website to get the word out on how every U.S. citizen can convert all their debt-interest money loans into zero percent, interest-free money loans.
PLITZS Fashion Week

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Very Rich Style is a fashion design brand that was born from a mother's desire. The owner, Velica Steadman initially, originally thought sewing would just be a hobby. However, her mother pushed her towards a different idea. After a decent amount of encouragement, her mother's advice finally got to her. Velica changed her attention from small decorative furnishings, to dress-making, and creating men's accessories.

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Terrapin Care Station, with dispensaries in Boulder and Aurora, Colo., begins a new year with the launch of two cannabis products that incorporate innovative packaging design with child resistance, product protection, and portability.

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. officially announces that the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is in the Franklin Park location of the greater metropolitan area of Chicago with 4 Aces Tattoo and Body Piercing's founder Jeff Jucha. His second location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the city.

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life today announced its 2016-2017 officers and directors. Officers elected were Dorothy Moyer, chair, Columbus, N.C.; Greg Burnette, vice chair, Hendersonville, N.C.; John Veazy, Esq., secretary, Hendersonville, N.C.; and Stephanie Bailey, treasurer, Asheville, N.C.

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP) today announced that micro-cap stock magnate and mergers-acquisitions expert Daniel J. Duffy has agreed to join the Company's Advisory Board.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be unveiling a new, lower cost fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro(TM), at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco's Moscone Center.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RedFin today announced the launch of a web-based electronic bill payment and presentment (EBPP) platform to its payment gateway. The new platform allows merchants to generate and email secure payment links to customers who can then make payments through a secure payment form and/or make donations online. When done, vendors will receive direct deposit of funds into their bank.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Powers of Arkansas, the state's largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of three key leaders at Powers who have contributed leadership and vision to the growth of Powers as the industry leader in commercial HVAC equipment, air distribution, and controls in Arkansas.
Texas Boys Choir

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A film documentary commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Texas Boys Choir will be screened at 7 p.m., Feb. 18 during a special ceremony at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The documentary - literally seven decades in the making - explores the vast and rich history and legacy of the boys choir. It is written and directed by Gary McGrath, a TBC alum who also is executive director of The Texas State Men and Boys Choir.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the most urgent issues South Florida's municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems, leaders from around the state recently converged in Key West to discuss the coastal crisis. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along the coast, sent their Director of Urban Design and Planning, Natasha Alfonso, to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to help their clients stay ahead of the challenge.

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems - a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has seen rapid adoption of Synergy(R) Learning Management solutions across the nation, including a recent implementation of the LessonVUE Curriculum Management solution by Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS).

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As policy debates rage in states from Michigan and New Hampshire to New Mexico and West Virginia, researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University-Pueblo, and Smart Cities Prevail have just completed the first ever national study on the economic, social, and project cost impacts of state prevailing wage laws.