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Nurture your inner-child with ‘I Believe in You’ by Sandy Forseille | National News

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C., Canada, July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A heartwarming new children's book by Sandy Forseille, "I Believe in You" (ISBN: 978-1779414465), is set to inspire readers of all ages with its touching tale of imagination, friendship, and the enduring power of believing in oneself. Based on the author's own self-love journey, this enchanting story is perfect for anyone looking to reconnect with their inner child and learn to believe in themselves.

Alliance Group’s Carlos Vazquez Elected to The University of Georgia’s Latino Alumni Council | National News

ATLANTA, Ga., July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group is proud to announce that Carlos Vazquez, its esteemed Marketing Coordinator, has been elected to the University of Georgia's Latino Alumni Council. Carlos will serve a two-year term, spanning July 2024 to July 2026. The University of Georgia Alumni Association extended their heartfelt congratulations to Carlos.

Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group Announce a New Joint Venture for Asset Protection and Tax Strategy | National News

SEATTLE, Wash., July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group (VastSolutionsGroup.com) are pleased to announce their joint venture, VastAssetDefense.com. This partnership brings together two leading companies in the asset protection and tax strategy industry, combining their expertise and resources to provide top-quality services to clients around the globe. The alliance is introducing an advanced AI platform called "Einstein" and is currently in Beta 4.0 and is also introducing a community called Vast Vault.

Stack Sports Teams Up with The Miracle League to Revolutionize Inclusive Sports | National News

PLANO, Texas, July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the leading provider of sports management solutions, is excited to announce the signing of its new strategic partnership with The Miracle League, an organization focused on providing opportunities for children with disabilities to play Miracle League baseball.

Achieve Seamless Styles with Luvme Hair’s Bundles with Closure | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luvme Hair, a leading name in the human hair industry, is proud to introduce its premium Bundles with Closure, offering customers the ultimate solution for achieving seamless, natural-looking hairstyles. With a commitment to quality and innovation, Luvme Hair continues to set the standard for excellence in the hair extension market.

iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes Error – How to Unlock? Here is the Fix! | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "If you get the 'iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes' message, it indicates that your device has been locked for security reasons," says Tenorshare. But don't worry, there are several ways to resolve this issue. In this guide, we have discussed 3 ways to do so. If you're looking for a safe and reliable iPhone disabled connect to iTunes fix, we recommend using a third-party iOS unlocker tool, Tenorshare 4uKey.

HitPaw Screen Recorder Win v2.4.0 Released with 4K&144FPS Recording and Audio Noise Reduction | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HitPaw Screen Recorder, a robust recording and streaming software, has recently unveiled its Win 2.4.0 version. This upgraded release introduces settings for 4K&144FPS recording, and includes audio noise reduction features. These enhancements significantly simplify screen recording tasks for users.

Big Update! HitPaw FotorPea (formerly HitPaw Photo Enhancer) V3.4.1 Introduces Powerful New Photo Features | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HitPaw, an unparalleled multi-media solution, announces the highly anticipated release of HitPaw FotorPea V3.4.1, formerly known as HitPaw Photo Enhancer and HitPaw Photo AI. This upgrade adds magic upscaler and Photoshop plugin function to the photo editing tool.

EnergyCAP Named a Major Player in Worldwide Carbon Accounting & Management Software in Latest IDC MarketScape Report | National News

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP, a leader in energy and sustainability software solutions, is proud to announce its recognition as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Carbon Accounting & Management Applications 2024 Vendor Assessment (doc # US51572424, June 2024).

Click n’ Close Chief Operations Officer Kara Lamphere Selected in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Mortgage Star Award Program | National News

ADDISON, Texas, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, today announced Kara Lamphere has been named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine's annual awards program.

MMI’s VP of Strategic Partnerships Heidi Iverson Named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Award Program | National News

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced Heidi Iverson, vice president of strategic partnerships, has been named a Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine.

Avenu Insights & Analytics Launches Avenu | Records: Transforming Document Management for Local Governments | National News

CENTREVILLE, Va., July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leading provider of revenue recovery and software solutions for state and local governments, announces the launch of Avenu | Records, an innovative SaaS solution designed to revolutionize document imaging and indexing processes for municipalities. With Avenu | Records, Avenu continues to set the standard for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that enhance efficiency and streamline operations for our clients.

Tampa Bay Area Pediatricians Urge Parents to Act Now for Back-to-School Readiness | National News

TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doctor Bou Pediatrics Inc today urged parents to immediately schedule school health examinations for their children as the August 12 school start date approaches in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Manatee counties. The pediatric practice warns that students may be barred from attending school if required health forms and vaccinations are not completed on time, as mandated by Florida law to protect public health.

Falling Home Prices and Purchase Mortgage Locks Reveal a Stagnant Late-Spring Housing Market | National News

PLANO, Texas, July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue today released its June 2024 Market Advantage mortgage data report, which revealed a stagnant late-spring housing market as home prices dropped for the first time in 2024 and purchase lock counts fell 8% over the previous year. All mortgage lock figures in this news release have been controlled for fewer market days in June.

The Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Rev. Fred Taylor to be Honored with a March, Tribute and Celebration of Life –...

ATLANTA, Ga., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) National, Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda, AD King Foundation, Rosa Parks Consortium, and other organizations in the civil rights community will convene for a two-day celebration of the life of Rev. Frederick Douglass Taylor, a revered leader in the civil rights movement and former lieutenant to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks.

United Filmmakers Announces an Exciting Financing Opportunity for Independent Filmmakers | National News

WASHINGTON D.C., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Filmmakers, LLC, a vertically integrated motion picture and television production and distribution company, is thrilled to announce a potential financing opportunity for independent filmmakers working on feature-length films. This opportunity supports projects with budgets ranging from $1 million to $20 million and is made possible through a strategic partnership with a major financial investment firm.

Podiatrist Specializing In Charcot Foot Reconstruction Comes to Lake Mary, Casselberry | National News

LAKE MARY and CASSELBERRY, Fla., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for summer activities: podiatric surgeon Divyesh Mehta, DPM, is bringing his expertise in Charcot foot reconstruction, a surgical procedure to correct serious complications typically resulting from diabetic-related neuropathy, to Modern Foot & Ankle.

Dovenmuehle’s Bernadette McDonnell named 2024 Mortgage Star Award Winner by Mortgage Women Magazine | National News

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Vice President Bernadette McDonnell has been selected by Mortgage Women Magazine for its 2024 Mortgage Star Award. McDonnell was chosen for her significant contributions to the industry and dedication to Dovenmuehle over the past four decades.

Direct Mail Benchmark Report 2024 reveals 61% of marketers have increased direct mail investments in the last year | National News

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New industry research commissioned by SeQuel Response and conducted by ISG Research shows 61% of marketers have increased direct mail investments in the last year, up 12% from 2023 data. The 2024 Direct Mail Marketing Benchmark Report provides an analysis of the current direct mail marketing landscape.

Vice Capital Markets Launches Integration with Fannie Mae Mission Score API | National News

NOVI, Mich., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vice Capital Markets, a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm for independent lenders, banks and credit unions, announced today it has integrated the Fannie Mae® Mission Score application programming interface (API) into its trading portal, allowing current clients to take advantage of pricing and best execution decisions to improve gain-on-sale.

New Industrial Manufacturing Projects Third Month in a Row of Growth with 164 New Projects for June 2024 | National News

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Industrial SalesLeads announced today the June 2024 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 164 new projects as compared to 147 in May and 110 in April.

Eighteen homebuyer assistance programs offering up to $117,000 are available to help people with disabilities and family caregivers purchase or modify...

ATLANTA, Ga., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Disability Pride Month in July, Down Payment Resource (DPR) is highlighting 18 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs that are specifically designed to support people with disabilities and their family caregivers on their journey toward homeownership. While people with disabilities may be eligible for any of the 2,300-plus U.S. homebuyer assistance programs in DPR's database, 18 are specifically developed to promote accessibility and inclusivity for aspiring homeowners with disabilities.

Kickstarter Fundraising for Jig App: Unique Experiences and Tailored At-Home Services App Project | National News

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jig LLC ("Jig") today announced Jig App, a new project on Kickstarter providing unique experiences, more fun at home, and engaging educational and non-educational activities. Jig App is more than an app; it is a community of parents, educators, and service providers ready to help busy families with their unique needs and preferences.

Reconnect with Your Food in Andrea Kristin’s Best Selling Book | National News

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Well known for her expertise in growing and cooking with fresh produce, Andrea Kristin is thrilled to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated book, "Fresh Grown: Essential Guide to Use, Store, and Make the Most of Your Vegetables" (ISBN: 978-1068810916; June 2024). This comprehensive guide is an essential resource for anyone looking to fully utilize their fresh produce and deepen their connection with their food, from garden to plate, Grey Arrow Press announced today.

MocPOGO Pokemon GO Hacks Updated: Fixes Failed to Detect Location Error 12 | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attention Pokemon GO enthusiasts! Have you tried changing your GPS location but encountered an error saying "failed to detect location 12 Pokemon GO"? The recent June 7 update to version 315.2 is likely the cause. You can now use MocPOGO together with iWhereGO POGO Genius to bypass the Pokemon GO location error 12. This works on Android and iOS without rooting or jailbreaking.

[Not Banned] Failed to Detect Location 12 Error Fixed by iToolab AnyGo Pokémon GO Spoofing App | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pokémon GO enthusiasts, rejoice! If you've been facing the frustrating "Failed to Detect Location 12" error while trying to spoof your GPS location, we have great news. The latest updates in June 2024 have introduced advanced location monitoring, making it difficult to spoof locations. However, with the powerful combination of iToolab AnyGo and iWhereGo Genius, you can now bypass this error seamlessly on both Android and iOS devices, without the need for rooting or jailbreaking.

ProNotary Announces Exciting New Partner Program | National News

DALLAS, Texas, July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ProNotary™, an intuitive and user-friendly digital signing solution, has announced a new partner program. Designed to enable businesses to notarize documents online, ProNotary is excited to collaborate with new partners and generate new income streams for everyone involved.

Former High-Ranking Member of the Gangster Disciples, Harold ‘Noonie G’ Ward Says the Streets Support WNBA All-Star Player Angel Reese |...

CHICAGO, Ill., July 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harold Ward aka "Noonie G," is an urban legend on the streets of Chicago. As a former high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples, a Chicago area gang once reported to be one of the largest criminal organizations in the United States, Noonie G is highly respected as a reformed and seasoned OG. Once considered a prominent force of terror across the country, Ward has not only changed his life, but he also continues to positively impact society as an author, political figure, businessman, gang mediator and role model.

Texas A&M Global Youth Sport for Development Initiative Partners with Skyhawks Sports Academy and Wellspring Consulting | National News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas A&M University's Global Youth Sport for Development Initiative (GYS4D) and Center for Sport Management Research and Education is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Skyhawks Sports Academy powered by Stack Sports, and Wellspring Consulting. This collaboration aims to leverage the unique strengths of each organization to empower youth worldwide through innovative sports programs designed to build leadership, educational, and life skills.

Super Incubator: Hatching Pokémon Eggs without Walking or Moving at the Pokemon GO Fest 2024 | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PoGoskill, the leading GPS location spoofer software, has released the iOS App with version 2.7.0. The new version features innovative "Round Trip" and "Loops Movement" functionalities, allowing users to hatch Pokémon eggs without walking or moving.

Charles Symington is the New President of Primum Familiae Vini | National News

PARIS, France, July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each year, Primum Familiae Vini (PFV), an association of twelve prestigious families from the world of wine, appoints one of its members as President to oversee the association for the year and act as its representative at various events around the world. This year, Charles Symington of the Symington Family Estates in Portugal succeeds Véronique Drouhin of Maison Joseph Drouhin in France as PFV President for the period of July 2024 to June 2025.

‘Artificial Wisdom’ is a smash hit! | National News

SURREY, U.K., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chainmaker Press novel "Artificial Wisdom" (ISBN 978-1739434366) is selling out internationally. Originally released in the UK, "Artificial Wisdom" by Thomas R. Weaver recently celebrated its US debut this spring. The third print has once again sold out with a fourth print on the way. The Amazon bestselling novel is topping charts for the publisher after significant interest on TikTok, and has over 1.1K reviews on Goodreads.

Best Way to Hatch Eggs without Moving or Walking at Pokemon GO Fest 2024 | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare has released a new version of its iAnyGo iOS App just in time to capture the Pokemon GO Fest 2024 event. The new version, 2.7.0, enable players auto walk, so they can effortlessly hatch eggs without walking or moving at Pokemon GO Fest 2024.

Teal in Top Best Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures | National News

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teal has been named one of the world's top-performing managed service providers in the prestigious 2024 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. The Channel Futures MSP 501 list, a technology industry benchmark, ranks companies based on their growth, profitability, and innovation.

Centerpoint Appoints Galen Baggs as New Chief Operating Officer | National News

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Group ("Centerpoint"), a leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and procurement advisory firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Galen Baggs as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Galen Baggs brings with him over two decades of extensive experience in senior leadership roles across various industries, positioning him as a valuable asset to the CenterPoint team.

Floify’s President and General Manager Sofia Rossato named to 2024 HousingWire Women of Influence and Inman Best in Finance lists |...

BOULDER, Colo., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that Sofia Rossato, its president and general manager, has received two new honors, being named to HousingWire's Women of Influence and Inman's Best in Finance list. The Inman award is the second in a row for Rossato.

iMyFone MagicMic – The Best AI Voice Changer for PC and Mobile | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nowadays, AI voice changers are widely used. Especially in games and social platforms, such as TikTok and YouTube. iMyFone MagicMic as one of the outstanding AI voice changer for PC and mobile, it not only provides real-time voice changing with 300+ AI voices but also 700+ soundboards.

Down Payment Resource expands team to keep pace with a rising number of DPA programs and increasing demand | National News

ATLANTA, Ga., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced the addition of three new team members to support growing demand for down payment assistance (DPA) programs.

The Mortgage Collaborative Advocates for Lender Concerns at Federal Housing Agencies During June DC Visits | National News

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) hosted its second Advocacy Committee trip to Washington, DC June 4-6, 2024, with 13 of its IMB and depository Lender Members meeting with key federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ginnie Mae, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac to discuss the impact of recent and upcoming policy changes on small to mid-size lenders.

[Fixed!] Failed to Detect Location 12 on Pokémon GO While Spoofing GPS | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 7, Pokémon GO updated to version 315.2, likely adding advanced location monitoring that disrupts current location spoofing tools. Many gamers now see a "failed to detect location 12 Pokémon GO" error when trying to change their location. Tenorshare iAnyGo used in conjunction with PoGo Wizard can now bypass location monitoring to spoof location on iOS and Android devices without jailbreaking/rooting.

Celebrating the Success of The First Luvme Hair Workshop | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luvme Hair, a leading brand in the human hair wigs industry, is thrilled to announce the success of its first-ever Luvme Hair Workshop, held on June 20th, 2024. The workshop was designed to provide a platform for learning, sharing, and connecting, embodying the brand's dedication to helping young hairstylists and enhancing wig-wearing experiences.

Mopec Group Unveils Next-Generation Maestro Grossing Station: The Mopec Maestro Encore | National News

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mopec Group, a leading pathology technology company and manufacturer anatomic pathology equipment & supplies, is proud to announce the launch of the Mopec Maestro Encore, the latest advancement in grossing station technology. This release marks a significant milestone in Mopec Group's strategic effort to emphasize innovation and integration of cutting-edge digital solutions as the standard for improving pathology workflow.

Revo Sunglasses Announces Exciting New Partnership with New York Knicks Star Donte DiVincenzo | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Revo sunglasses, the premium performance eyewear company known for its high-quality sunglasses, announces today a dynamic new partnership with New York Knicks basketball player, Donte DiVincenzo. This collaboration brings together Revo's cutting-edge sunglasses and DiVincenzo's stellar athletic career, highlighting a shared commitment to quality and performance both on and off the court.

HitPaw Voice Changer V1.9.0 Updates Feature Latest AI Voice Technology Leading the Sound Revolution | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HitPaw, a pioneer in software technology, announces the latest software version, HitPaw Voice Changer. This cutting-edge technology is set to redefine sound transformation, allowing users to explore endless possibilities and unlock their creativity through unique voice modulation.

How to Record Phone Calls on iPhone in 2024? – iCarefone Recorder iOS APP | National News

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare, a renowned leader in software solutions, proudly announces the launch of iCareFone Recorder: Call Record, a groundbreaking iOS app designed to transform how users record and manage phone calls. Available in multiple languages, iCareFone Recorder is poised to become an indispensable tool for professionals and everyday users alike.

Old Vine Registry Marks One Year Anniversary and Announces Heritage Vine Hunt Contest | National News

LONDON, U.K., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To mark the first anniversary of its launch, the Old Vine Registry held a One-Year-On webinar for the wine trade, media and old-vine enthusiasts. The hosts, Old Vine Registry Manager, Alder Yarrow, and co-founder of The Old Vine Conference, Sarah Abbott MW, announced a growth in old-vine listings of more than 1,000 new vineyards in one year; this increase of 49% brought the total number of vineyards catalogued to 3,279, across 36 countries.

New Orleans to Host The 18th Annual Edition of Its Roller Derby Themed RUNNING OF THE BULLS On July 12-14 |...

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Crescent City will once again be the backdrop for America's original festival to commemorate Pamplona, Spain's centuries-old San Fermin celebration that culminates in the famous Running of the Bulls in New Orleans on July 13, 2024, Nola Bulls LLC announced today.

AVCA Partners with INTENT – A Team Academic Award Sponsor and Dynamic Digital Platform Connecting Student Athletes with Life After Sport...

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to partner with INTENT, a company focused on purpose-driven, career paths for student-athletes as they enter life after sports. INTENT, a game-changing, digital platform links student-athletes (along with military special ops veterans) to a powerful network of candidate-seeking employers.

EnergyCAP Named Market Leader in the Summer 2024 Energy Management Software Customer Success Report | National News

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP has been named a Market Leader in the Energy Management Software category for the Summer 2024 Customer Success Report published by FeaturedCustomers. FeaturedCustomers is the leading customer success content marketing platform for B2B business software & services helping potential B2B buyers make informed purchasing decisions through vendor validated customer success content.

Drug-Free Czech ‘Cyclo-Run’ Celebrates 20 Years of Racing Throughout the Country to Reach Youth With the Truth About Drugs | National...

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Drug manufacturers, drug pushers and drug distributors are becoming more sophisticated," says Lukáš Bechyně, executive director of the Say No to Drugs-Say Yes to Life Association, an affiliate of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World. He and his team of drug prevention activists have just finished their 12-day Drug-Free Czech Cyclo-Run, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

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