Monthly Archives: July 2019

OpenClose Bolsters Commitment to Software Innovation and Enhancement of Digital Mortgage Technology, Adds Experienced Technologist as VP of Innovation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that Allen Pollack, a seasoned industry veteran that has been instrumental in the digital shift and transformation of the industry, has joined the company in the newly created position of vice president of product innovation.

Florida Distillers Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Support for Spirits Tax Cut Bill

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The St. Augustine Distillery joined two Florida distillers along with more than 150 craft distillers from around the country who gathered in Washington, D.C. from July 22 through July 24 for the distilled spirits industry's 10th Annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA).

Appraisal Institute (AI) forms affinity partnership with Anow to equip members with top-shelf appraisal office management technology

RED DEER, Alberta, July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, has formed an affinity partnership with the Appraisal Institute (AI), the largest real estate appraisal organization in the United States. The partnership makes Anow's core appraisal office management platform available to AI members ("AI Professionals") and affiliates at a reduced rate.

RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, "Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around" (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August 31, 2019.

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

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies' panel of judges.
Sidney Walton meets with CA Gov Newsom July 29

Due to Gilroy Tragedy, Historic Meeting with Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor's office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County.

SimpleNexus Partners with Informative Research to Expand Credit Integration Options for Its Mortgage Lender Customers

LEHI, Utah, July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced an integration with Informative Research, a Tier-1 CRA and fintech leader in delivering a range of origination solutions for the mortgage industry.

21 Days to a Stronger, Happier Marriage – Try the #BetterTogether Challenge!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Let's be honest: What can you really do in 21 days? Well, here's what you probably can't do: Lose 10 lbs., learn a new language -- even organizing the garage might take longer than that. But thanks to Ryan & Blair Critch, all it takes is 21 days to strengthen your Marriage. And the best part? It's fun, easy, effective - and free!

Reconciled named one of the 2019 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for

BURLINGTON, Vt., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reconciled, an online bookkeeping firm headquartered in Burlington, was recently named as one of the 2019 Accounting Today's Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees

Registration Open For The Second Annual Detroit Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger is once again presented by...

DETROIT, Mich., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the second annual Detroit Truck Pull, presented by Kroger. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Founders Brewing Company on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Noon - 4 p.m.

JaffaCares Safety Sunday @ Spring Creek Towers Aims to Break Social Barriers and Provide Invaluable Safety Content

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jack Jaffa & Associates is partnering with Spring Creek Towers Department of Public Safety, the NYPD's 75th precinct, the FDNY Fire Prevention Bureau and prominent elected officials to bring safety awareness to the 15,000 residents of Starrett City on Sunday, August 4, 2019
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The Happy Neighborhood Project is launching its first ever #GetHappy Greater Sacramento Campaign

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Happy Neighborhood Project is launching its first ever #GetHappy Greater Sacramento Campaign starting August 1 and ending October 31, 2019. The #GetHappy Campaign is designed to raise the level of happiness in the community.

Preseem-Azotel API integration helps Minnesota WiFi Optimize Quality of Experience (QoE) for Internet Users

KASSON, Minn. and WATERLOO, Ontario, July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preseem, a Quality of Experience (QoE) monitoring and optimization platform from Aterlo Networks announced their integration with Azotel Technologies' SIMPLer platform. This API integration allows Preseem to keep in sync with changes to customer packages, account status, and equipment so that it is always enforcing subscriber speed plans and collecting statistics accurately.

First Priority Group Adds Rick Huskey as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Priority Group, LLC (FPG), a diversified manufacturer, dealer, up-fitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles announced they are pleased to welcome Rick Huskey to its sales force as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia.
Rendering: Beach Club at Orchid Bay

Legacy Global Development Selects Zurcher Arquitectos for Design of New Beach Club at Orchid Bay Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced it has retained Zurcher Arquitectos to design the Beach Club at its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Construction on the new Beach Club will commence in the near future and is being designed to meet luxury hotel standards.
100-year-old WWII Veteran Sidney Walton

100-year-old WWII Veteran Sidney Walton Takes Historic Meeting with Calif. Gov. Newsom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, has announced that he will be driving from San Diego to Sacramento to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 30, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Governor's private conference room.
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Discount Pumps Shares Tips for a Healthy Pond and Aquatic Environment for Maximum Aeration

SANTA MARIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A property with a pond and all of the aquatic life is beautiful and serene, but in order to keep a healthy balance and water clarity, a pond aerator is essential. To maximize your pond's aeration, the pond aerator you select needs to be large enough for the pond size. Discount Pumps presents a variety of pond aerators and sizes to choose from.

Student Solutions announces strategic partnership with SC Teachers, College Education Majors, and College Professor

SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 25 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Student Solutions, a team of teachers, college education majors, and a college professor, launch a Summer Literacy Camp. Directed by Limestone College professor Dr. Teresa White, the Summer Literacy Camp offers a solution to the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the reading achievement gains made during the school year.

Fun for Everyone at The Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore on August 11 2019

ARDMORE, Pa., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, August 11, thousands of spectators will come to Ardmore to cheer on amateur and professional cyclists at the third annual Main Line Bike Race from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. announced Narberth Ambulance. Cycling fanatics from across the region will descend upon downtown Ardmore to watch as some of the sport's top athletes race through town.

Electronic Nicotine Organization Leads Fight Against Youth Nicotine Usage and Obtains IRS Nonprofit Designation

DALLAS, Texas, July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Electronic Nicotine Organization (ENO) - EnoughNic.org - is leading the social media fight against youth nicotine addiction and e-cigarette usage. It was recently granted Non-Profit status under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, making donations to it tax deductible.

New API Enables Real-Time Data Transfers Between SimpleNexus, Mortgage Lenders and Third-Party Systems

LEHI, Utah, July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the availability of an application program interface (API) and webhooks that enable mortgage lenders to establish real-time data syncing between SimpleNexus and non-integrated third-party systems.

Attorney Daniel Murphy Joins Florida Justice Association’s Board Of Directors Young Lawyers Section

BRADENTON, Fla., July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Daniel Murphy of the injury law firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has become a member of the Florida Justice Association's Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors.

Improving Health: Delray Beach Dentist Offers A Better Night’s Sleep

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local dentist, Dr. Tiffany Dudley is now helping Delray Beach, Florida, residents get a more restful night's sleep. Dr. Dudley of Spodak Dental Group recently became an American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) Diplomate.
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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces 2019 Q2 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Total assets were $767 million for the second quarter of 2019, a 47% increase compared to the second quarter of 2018. Quarterly net income increased 20% to $1.57 million compared to $1.31 million in Q2 of 2018.

CMG Financial Accelerates Loan Originator Compensation and Delivers Loan-Level Insights to Management with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has partnered with CMG Financial to streamline incentive compensation for the lender's more than 500 loan originators (LOs) and other commission- and bonus-based employees.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Expands Board with New Members – Brings Aboard Added Legal and Real Estate Expertise

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors: Teri Christensen and Daniel Shillito, Esq.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Releases Her Ground-Breaking Self-Help Book, ‘Bipolar is Not an STD’

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), releases her ground-breaking self-help book, "Bipolar is not an STD" (ISBN: 978-1543975581), Dr. Goodall designed the book around getting people better faster. She wanted a book that could be finished over the course of a weekend; not something that would take a long period of time to plow through.

Lang Capital Group Presents an Exquisite Dinner Cruise on The Odyssey Lake Michigan with IMAG

CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago's programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.

Factory Collision and Restoration Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition

WEYMOUTH, Mass., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Factory Collision & Restoration has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer's specifications.

New Stanford Hospital First to Install OSP Seismic Rated Diesel Particulate Filters

FRANKLIN, Mass., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RYPOS, Inc., developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, and Stanford Medicine, a leader in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies, are pleased to announce the first installation and approval of an OSP special seismic certification pre-approved diesel particulate filter for the new emergency power station at New Stanford Hospital medical center.

Small Business Grant Offering to Inspire New Entrepreneurs to Get into The Game and Start Their Own Business

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Commercial Leasing hopes to inspire new entrepreneurs to get into the game and start their own business. The property leasing experts have launched its first ever Small Business Grant offering up to $2,000 to potential and existing businessowners.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Event in Lafayette to Help Reduce Debt in Louisiana’s Low-Income Communities

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last month, Louisiana Appleseed released its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color in its report "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt."

EPIC adds Surety Specialists Eric Feighl and John Hohlt in Houston Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Feighl has joined the firm as a Principal and Southwest Region Surety Practice Leader.
Former IRS Exec, Mark Bodenstab

Former IRS Exec, Mark Bodenstab, Joins KBKG as Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds another former IRS manager to their team of experts. Mark Bodenstab joins as the firm's Director of Research & Development Tax Credits with over 30 years combined at the IRS and in the private sector.
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ReverseVision Names Sunny Mahdii Vice President of Operations

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it has appointed Sunny Mahdii to the position of vice president of operations. In this role, Mahdii will work with ReverseVision's professional services, training, implementation, document management and customer success teams to execute a holistic operations strategy.
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TEDxIVC Announces Speaker Applications for 2020 Event ‘Modifying Human Perception’ at Irvine Valley College

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TEDxIVC recently announced their speaker applications for those interested in giving a TEDx Talk at the event, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Irvine Valley College on March 6, 2020. The theme of the event is "Modifying Human Perception" which is intended to introduce the audience to, as stated on TED's page, a "hidden array of thoughts and ideas that will effectively challenge our perspectives on life."

New Capital Partners Invests in ARMCO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, Expected to Deliver $83,716 in Savings to Alexander Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alexander Local Schools expects to save $83,716, including rebates, on utility costs in the 2019-2020 school year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade all interior and exterior lighting to high-efficiency LED systems.

Luxury Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Lists an Exceptional Residence in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., July 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers an exceptional Peachtree Battle residence offered for 1.69 Million. The sweet simplicity of a life well lived beckons in the heart of Buckhead with this as-new abode.
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‘GENERATION Z’ Web Series Takes on Mental Health Issues Modern Young Adults are Battling

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Generation Z" focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

Anow Enterprise lets lenders and appraisal firms tap into the industry’s first peer-to-peer appraiser network

RED DEER, Alberta, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced the release of Anow Enterprise, a cloud software suite that connects individual appraisal companies to form service networks that can efficiently provide localized service at scale.
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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Ian McKay Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has expanded its business development team with the hiring of Ian McKay as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will focus on developing and managing a portfolio of small to medium sized businesses located throughout Orange County.

Ward Henderson Management – Germany’s Economic Gloom Could Continue

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ward Henderson Management - German economy shows signs of weakening further due to downside risks. In May, an important indicator of overall economic health, declined by more than expected. Germany's manufacturing industry reported poor growth, prompting concerns about the Eurozone's economic wellbeing.

Level One Bank Enlists CompenSafe to Automate Incentive Compensation After Doubling Its Mortgage Division

MACON, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Level One Bank (NASDAQ: LEVL) has chosen CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for mortgage loan originators and support staff across the community bank's mortgage loan center and branch locations
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Keytona, a 16-Year-Old Singer Signs Record Deal with FameUS / UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- FameUS, an imprint of UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954, today announced the signing of Keytona, a 16-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, and model from the South to a recording contract. Keytona has been pursuing her dream to be a national recording artist since she was 8 years old. Now she has the opportunity to live out her dream.

Capacity LLC Announces Appointments of Josh Krueger as COO and Nick Curattalo as Head of Partnerships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, eCommerce, and EDI solutions, has confirmed two key appointments for the company, with a new Chief Operating Officer, Josh Krueger, and Nick Curatallo coming on as Head of Partnerships.

NRL Mortgage Now Offering FormFree’s AccountChek Automated Asset Verification to Borrowers Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that loan originators and support staff at NRL Mortgage are now offering AccountChek automated asset verification to loan applicants nationwide. AccountChek gives borrowers a convenient and secure way to verify their assets without having to print, scan or fax bank statements.
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Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court – Driver Runs Bicyclist off the Road

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

Sokal Signs Montgomery Ford-Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, recently signed as agency of record for Montgomery Ford-Lincoln. Offering a wide variety of cutting-edge technology, Sokal will provide a new website in addition to assisting in many other areas of dealership business.

Running of The Bulls Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Barry – 13th Rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Moves to Aug....

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans' favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

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