Yearly Archives: 2019

FormFree’s Brent Chandler, Faith Schwartz Lend Their Expertise to Prominent Mortgage Industry Events

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that company board member Faith Schwartz and Founder and CEO Brent Chandler have been invited to share their subject matter expertise at prominent upcoming mortgage industry events. Schwartz and Chandler will participate on panels at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo and NEXT Mortgage Events' #NEXTDC19 conference, respectively.

Former POET and Domtar Executive Mark DeAndrea Joins BioTork as President and Chief Strategy Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Industry Veteran Mark DeAndrea has been appointed as President & Chief Strategy Officer of BioTork. Mark's recent operational leadership experience includes Vice President and Business Unit Leader for Domtar BioMaterials (advanced materials and performance chemicals innovation and commercialization) and Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for POET.

Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) Announces Upcoming CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) fundraising affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala is a black-tie affair that will feature headliner performances by world-acclaimed artists David Rudder, known as the Calypso King of the World, and Allison Hinds, aka the Queen of Caribbean Soca.

Long Island Entrepreneur Leads the Flareology Movement

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Obsessed with sparking change from within, Lesley Nurse found a way to do that and now wants to share her methods with others. She's developed a concept that she's calling "Flareology" and it's designed to help people, primarily women, to claim their power or get it back and make positive changes in their lives.

C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridioides difficile Awareness in St. Louis on Nov. 6-7 at 7th Annual International Conference and Health EXPO

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 7th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 30 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies. November 6 - 7, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Westport Hotel.

The World’s Largest Animated Holiday Light Show is Coming to Glendale

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World of Illumination, the world's largest drive-through animated light show, is breaking ground today at its brand new location in Glendale. Located at the Westgate Shopping Center, the new attraction features nearly 2 million lights and is fully synchronized to popular and beloved holiday music, creating an unforgettable, magical experience for people of all ages.

MyKabin Officially Completes Its First Backyard Cottage as Seattle Detached ADU (DADU) Landscape Shifts

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyKabin, a Seattle construction firm specializing in making it easier, faster and less expensive for homeowners to build a personalized and sustainable detached accessory dwelling unit, just completed its first backyard cottage build at a Madison Valley home.

Bill Bryson Meets J.D. Salinger in New Novel that Explores Value of Travel – ‘The Perfect Culture’

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "The Perfect Culture" (ISBN: 978-1733862202), authored by Brent Robins, is a new novel that explores the value of foreign travel through historical analysis and satirical humor. Robins blends the easy and relaxed style of Bill Bryson with the deep observations of J.D. Salinger.

EPIC’s Kamran Khaliq Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Kamran Khaliq, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A, has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).

Atlanta Real Estate Insider Lindsay Levin Offers Historic Golfer’s Paradise in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A beautiful estate, with one of a kind English architecture, situated on an estimated 2 gated acres was just listed in Buckhead. Lindsay Levin of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties represents the listing of 3645 Nancy Creek Road NW with an asking price of $3.8 million. (VIDEO)
Reflect Beauty

Mirror Digital advances the conversation on beauty equity by launching the Reflect Beauty Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- America's largest multicultural digital ad network, Mirror Digital, advances the conversation on beauty equity with the debut of its groundbreaking beauty product showcase - the Reflect Beauty Awards.

Fluid Metering Expands to Western Canada through New Partnership

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fluid Metering, Inc. announced today an expansion into the Canada market through an exclusive partnership with WJF Instrumentation Ltd. The provinces encompassed in this agreement include: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Former Calif. State Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Ballot Initiative on Homelessness

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, former California state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D – Los Angeles) submitted to the Attorney General for title and summary a ballot initiative that radically changes the state’s approach to homelessness. The initiative would treat certain existing crimes (“Intervention Predicates,”) as cries for help –- opportunities to both engage the homeless and return respect for the law on our streets
Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.
Coming Soon - Hotel at Orchid Bay

Legacy Global Development in Talks with Major Hotels to Operate Resort at Its Orchid Bay, Belize Property

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize community, today announced that they are talking with major hotel brands to be Orchid Bay's new hotel operator.

Gluten-Free New England Serves Up 1st Boston Expo

SIMSBURY, Conn., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gluten-Free New England, LLC presents their first Greater Boston expo on Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Burlington in Burlington, Mass. The event includes 75 gluten-free vendors as well as food trucks, cooking demos and educational seminars.

NYC Dancers Step Together in Short Musical Film to Encourage Our Youth to Speak Out!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3 cords & a hook studios announces "Youthful Faces," bringing together some of NYC's best dancers, including: Matt Wiercinski (Broadway: "Anastasia" - Ensemble/Prince Siegfried) and Kathryn Zimmer (Broadway: "Matilda The Musical"), to encourage and become a catalyst for our younger generation to speak up and speak out to illuminate the future they want to see.

Dating App for Dog Lovers Launching in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dogs are great companions and, now, they can be your "wingpup." After all, who doesn't need a little bark in their dating journey? Wowzer is throwing single dog lovers a bone. Launching on Oct. 23 for iOS, Wowzer is the dating app for dog lovers.

Moduline Cabinets Has Van Upfit Solutions for Work Vehicles

BROCKTON, Mass., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether it is for a cargo or a utility van or a trailer, Moduline Cabinets has van upfit solutions that will help maximize space in a way that promotes efficiency and functionality in work vans and vehicles. Finding tools amidst disorganization is a pain that is easily solvable with Moduline Cabinets' van upfits. Transform the company's work van, trailer, or other vehicle into an efficient workspace.

Jim McCann Lists a Masterpiece Residence Located within the Historic Estate Section of Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists a remarkable Palm Beach estate offered for $12.9 Million. Taking center stage at the heart of over half an acre of exquisitely manicured grounds designed by the acclaimed Landscape Architect, Mario Nievera, this unique and unrivaled French-Normandy style residence is simply without comparison.

DAPA Products Shares the Importance of Getting the Right Fit on a Screen Spline

JASPER, Ala., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DAPA Products, a screen spline manufacturer and supplier, shares important tips to get the right fit in your window or door screen spline for repair. A screen spline is an essential element for window and door frames and helps them to remain secure.

Teachers and Staff at Dayspring Receive a Back to School Gift: The Opportunity to Reverse Chronic Disease

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, recently implemented their Journey 2 Health(TM) program at Dayspring Christian Academy. Dayspring, which educates students from kindergarten through high school, wanted to offer additional support to their team.

AutoAwards Shares Tips to Boost F&I Sales Through An Auto Dealership Maintenance Program (PPM)

ODESSA, Del., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AutoAwards, a leader in loyalty marketing for auto dealerships, realizes sales are extremely competitive and difficult at times. Starting a rewards program can help auto dealerships overcome weak sales. AutoAwards has proven solutions to help dealerships increase sales performance across all departments.
Phil Rasori - Tech Trendsetters 2019

MCT’s COO Phil Rasori Honored with 2019 HousingWire Tech Trendsetters Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has been designated to HousingWire's inaugural Tech Trendsetters award list. Phil is credited with being instrumental in the architecture and launch of multiple innovative capital markets solutions.
UNICHECK cheating check technology

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Help Educators Uncover Digital Trickery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.

Single Mom Heals Grief and Conquers Homelessness through Entrepreneurship

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pamela Barnett has not had it easy. While she describes her childhood as happy, her family was poor and there were periods of homelessness. Later on in life, she pre-maturely gave birth to twins, Parker and Abigail, who did not survive. However, it was these life events, and others, that served to provide strength rather than defeat.

RYPOS ULETRU Filters Successfully Applied to Carrier and Thermoking Seven-year Engine Transportation Refrigeration Unit Models

FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of the application engineering effort to fit their standard Ultra Low Emission Transport Refrigeration Unit Filter system to the CarrierX4 and Thermoking C650 series refrigeration units. These models use a less than 25 horsepower engine that has a seven-year emission compliance life in California.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New...

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

SimpleNexus Recognized as Fastest Growing Utah Company by Utah Business Fast 50 and Utah Valley UV50 Lists

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been ranked among the fastest-growing companies in the state by both Utah Business and Utah Valley BusinessQ magazines. SimpleNexus was named a top Emerging Company on Utah Business Magazine's Fast 50 list and was honored by Utah BusinessQ as a UV50 winner.

Best U.S. Theme Parks Celebrated in Top Villas Awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Top Villas, one of the world's leading luxury villa rental specialists, has unveiled its ranking of the best theme parks to visit in the United States through the inaugural Theme Park Awards.
CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Nation’s Strongest Statewide Renter Protection Legislation

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, surrounded by dozens of legislative leaders, working families and rent advocates in the East Bay, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law today a series of bills to fight a key cause of our state’s housing crisis – rent gouging and evictions.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Oct. 8, 2019 including to Department of Consumer Affairs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Kimberly Kirchmeyer, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Kirchmeyer has been executive director of the Medical Board of California since 2013, where she was deputy director from 2011 to 2013.
Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR: Fannie Mae Selling Guide Updates Compel Lenders to Conduct Independent Audit Reviews of QC Process Before Year’s End

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer reminded lenders to conduct an independent audit review of their quality control (QC) process immediately in deference to updates to "Subpart D1, Lender QC Process" of the Fannie Mae Selling Guide.
Rick Triola of NotaryCam

NotaryCam’s Rick Triola Named a 2019 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rick Triola has been named a 2019 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire magazine as part of its inaugural HW Tech Trendsetter Awards(TM) program.
Kenneth Rakusin, President and CEO Gordon Brush (center)

Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. and CEO Ken Rakusin Honored at 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ken Rakusin, President & CEO of Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc., was the recipient of the PATRIOT AWARD at the 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION, that was held at the Indianapolis, Indiana convention center on October 3-6. "This award was presented to Ken for his Proud To Be An American attitude and his unwavering commitment to manufacturing in the United States, in-spite of the infiltration of low cost, inferior Chinese goods," said Don Buckner, founder, MadeInAmerica.com.
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Neurotech Leaders Forum 2019 in San Francisco: Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
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BargainsLA, the Insider Guide to Discount Outlets in Southern California, Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BargainsLA.com, is Southern California's premier bargain shopping guide to discount outlets, sample sales, warehouse sales and liquidation outlets. Since October 1999, BargainsLA's founder, Suzanne O'Connor, has reviewed over 1,000 "Off Price" discount outlets and posted over 15,000 sample sales and warehouse sales.

Dr. Kerri White Gives Back: Save Your Teeth and Save the Reef!

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Kerri White of White Smiles of Boca is dedicated to saving our ocean and future. Now through January 1, Dr. White will donate 5% of the proceeds from every new comprehensive Invisalign(R) treatment start to the FAU Foundation's "Nelligan Sea Turtle Research Support Fund."

EPIC Adds Dave Tate in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Dave Tate has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

After, Inc. Publishes Latest Research on California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) – Effective Jan. 1, 2020 – and Its Implications for...

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has delivered innovative warranty marketing, analytics and program management services to top-tier manufacturers since 2005. As an industry leader, After, Inc. stays on top of regulations that may affect its manufacturing clients. The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) is one of these.
2019 Hero Dog of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Hero Dog of the Year 2019 Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is both humbled and honored to announce that on Friday, October 5, 2019 after more than a million public votes, our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Hero Dog of the Year in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.
Ivon Friedman joins EPIC

EPIC’s Marine Insurance Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm's Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC's Risk Management - National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.
Alex Martin of KBKG

KBKG Tax Specialty Firm Welcomes Alex Martin to Lead its New Transfer Pricing Practice for Cross-border Businesses

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced the hiring of Alex Martin as Principal and leader of the firm's new Transfer Pricing practice. Alex comes with over 22 years of full-time, international transfer pricing experience working in Washington, D.C.; Melbourne, Australia; and Detroit, Michigan where he resides currently.

Aaron Ozee Lands Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ on Galapagos Islands

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, author of notable children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has partnered with adored intercontinental tourism network, Rainforest Cruises, bringing a printed copy of his enchanting publication along with them during their exploration of the Galapagos Islands.

IDS Signs Preferred Partner Agreement with Mortgage Builder

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has signed a preferred partnership agreement with Mortgage Builder, a provider of award-winning mortgage loan origination and servicing software systems.

What is Pennsylvania and the Government Doing to Combat and Control the Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. Many homeowners are wondering what the government is doing to control the invasive insect. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what Pennsylvania is doing to combat Spotted Lanternfly.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Partners with SCI Mercer to Train Service Dogs for Veterans

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is with great pleasure that Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announces its latest partnership, with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mercer. As part of our new partnership, incarcerated veterans will train some of our future service dogs, beginning at approximately 5 months of age, all while earning college credit.

First 20-degree Baby Sleeping Bags Hit Store Shelves in REI Exclusive

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Morrison Outdoors, just 7 months removed from their launch campaign on Kickstarter, have brought their line of Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bags to over 60 REI locations across the U.S.
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Together, Six Farms in California Connect and Expand Farmland Conservation – A Reason to Celebrate!

ELK GROVE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Farmland Trust (CFT) announces the conservation of six new farms in Merced County. Four adjacent farms have created a large area of closely protected farmland; while nearby two other properties join already previously protected areas

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