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National News Desk

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The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation and Dirty South Bats Have Joined Forces to Produce the American Sniper Composite Baseball Bat

WINDER, Ga., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dirty South Bats today announced that it has joined forces with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) to produce a limited-edition tribute bat honoring American Sniper Chris Kyle that is cutting-edge both in its looks and performance. The 2 5/8-inch composite baseball bat certified for USSSA and BBCOR will be available for players from ages 8 to College with $100 from each bat sale being donated to the CKFF.

SimpleNexus CEO Matt Hansen Named to Inaugural Class of ‘Lending Luminaries’

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that company Founder and CEO Matt Hansen has been named to PROGRESS in Lending's inaugural list of Lending Luminaries. The award program recognizes individuals whose vision and leadership have inspired others and helped companies better navigate a fluctuating mortgage market.

Paragon Gives Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool’s Family Christmas Carnival

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, announces their annual holiday event, "A Night to Remember," for the children and families of Eugene Pearl Buck Preschool and Family Supports Program. "A Night to Remember" is a fun and festive holiday event with this year's theme being a Christmas Carnival, which will bring a touch of holiday cheer, through carnival games, a bounce house, a photo booth with Santa and Mrs. Claus and much more.

Leonard Lombardi Named AVA Companies CEO

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AVA Companies of Hicksville, N.Y., case-ready manufacturer and distributor to the supermarket and food processing industry of private label pork, beef and other protein products, has announced the appointment of Leonard E. Lombardi, Jr. as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Lombardi, a Villanova University alum, succeeds AVA's founder, Albert L. Girgenti, who recently passed away.

Jim McCann Lists an Exceptional European Villa Residence on a Coveted Ocean Block in Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists an exceptional Palm Beach estate offered for $11.495 Million. Escape to a timeless architectural masterpiece, reminiscent of a grand Mediterranean estate, with this magnificent in-town European villa.

Local Atlanta Brand Bela Will Be Presenting Partner of ‘Yoga By The Water’ at Georgia Aquarium in 2020

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Béla, the Atlanta-based wellness beverage start-up brand from Althea Brands LLC, announced today that it will be the presenting partner of "Yoga by the Water," Georgia Aquarium's monthly yoga event, through 2020. All proceeds from the sponsorship will go towards Georgia Aquarium's research and conservation efforts.

Valentis Security Welcomes New Northwest Regional Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Dan Ries as its new Northwest Regional Manager. Ries will be responsible managing Valentis operations, personnel, and assisting with business development in northwest Pennsylvania, mid Pennsylvania, and Ohio markets.

RYPOS Expands Product Coverage to Refrigerated Container Transport

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RYPOS, Inc., developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, have shipped their 600th clip-on generator set filter system to a large global integrated container shipment company. These retrofit exhaust filtration kits for diesel powered portable generator sets bring older engines into full California Air Resources Board emission compliance.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Osceola City Council Green Lights Contractor Bidding On New Wastewater Plant

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Osceola City Council has approved a schedule for taking bids on construction of the updated wastewater treatment facility. A recent pre-bid meeting brought in a handful of interest, but with design and budgeting finalized, the City is now able to open the call for bids to contractors interested in undertaking the project.

Whole Brain Consulting Acquires JL Dale and Associates LLC

LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boulder, Colorado area's Brandon Hernandez, co-founder and senior partner of Whole Brain Consulting, announces acquisition of JL Dale and Associates, LLC.

ARMCO Reduces QC Turn Times with ACES’ New Parallel Workflow Capability

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced several product enhancements to its auditing platform, ACES Audit Technology. This upgrade introduces a new parallel workflow capability that saves time and reduces turn times while maintaining the quality of staff output. The ultimate result of this feature is faster loan delivery.

FormFree partners with Teo to modernize customer acquisition for mortgage lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a strategic partnership with Teo, a lead generation platform and AI assistant that helps mortgage lenders close more loans faster. Teo will leverage FormFree's market-leading Passport verification service to help assess the quality of incoming prospects.

Garden City Plumbing and Heating Adds Drain Service Capabilities

MISSOULA, Mont., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Garden City Plumbing & Heating today announces their entrance into the drain services business. The addition of a drain service department enables Garden City to expand to their current list of available plumbing services. For years, Garden City referred drain related calls to other local companies. Now, they have the ability to take care of and handle all drain related issues.

New Press Publishes Picture Book About Boston’s History

WEYMOUTH, Mass., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "It Happened In Boston" (ISBN: 978-1733084703), a new children's board book introducing the history of Boston to young readers, is also the first in a series by Weymouth-based Great Pond Press, a publisher of books specifically created to interest children in history from a very young age.

VermontWeddings.com Celebrates New Ownership

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weddings are a celebration of change, and today VermontWeddings.com, Vermont's leading online wedding planning resource, celebrates a change in ownership from Lorin Holmes to Tricia Cunniff.

Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria's South Bronx arts and culture series.

Just Like Me: Natalie Gonchar’s Book Improves Diversity in Children’s Media

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is not a secret that young kids are very impressionable, and what they see on children's media will most likely make a big impact on how they will see and act out in the world, says author Natalie Gonchar. On October 24, Natalie's book, "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" (ISBN: 978-1612543154), was released, and it is now on the shelves at Barnes & Noble stores across the U.S.

Aaron Ozee Navigates Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Through Chernobyl

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, author of notable children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 9781387010790), has partnered with popularized international tourism organization, Young Pioneer Tours, bringing a printed copy of his charming narrative along with them during their expedition into the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014. (VIDEO)

Debra Johnston Offers an Atlanta Luxury Estate Recognized as Exceptional and Extraordinary on a National Level

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a one-of-a-kind estate in Atlanta offered for $7.95 Million. This peaceful, private, and exceptionally rare oasis sets the new high standard in living and luxurious entertaining in the affluent Buckhead enclave.

Restaurant Veteran Launches Sustainable Latin-Based Delivery and Catering Service

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Longtime Las Vegas restaurateur Kori McClurg is on a mission to change and improve the way American's eat. McClurg, who operates a chain of Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill restaurants in the Las Vegas area, is about to open "Melita's Table," a plant-based delivery and catering only kitchen concept to the Las Vegas community.

Spodak Dental Group Collects More Than 350 Pounds of 2019 Halloween Candy for Operation Gratitude

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group and Operation Gratitude are teaching kids the value of giving back by donating their Halloween candy in support of troops overseas. The national movement is a win-win for kids, parents and dentists.

SMATCOE launches ‘SMATCOE Reach Across the USA’ to provide live online SAT/ACT Prep to students all over the country

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Science, Math, and Technology Center of Excellence (SMATCOE), an academic learning center based in metro Houston, Texas, today announced that it is launching a campaign to reach students all over America who plan to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exams. SMATCOE will provide live online training sessions (using GoToMeeting) to help students prepare for these tests.

VXL Launches New CloudDesktop On the Go (CoGo), a Truly Portable Linux Micro Thin Client

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VXL, a leader in thin clients, endpoint management and digital signage software solutions, launches its new, low cost, CloudDesktop On the Go (CoGo). An ultra-compact and highly portable USB key, CoGo repurposes legacy PCs into a fully functional Linux thin client.

Aligned Technology Solutions Announces Participation in the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning IT services provider for Associations and Nonprofits in the Washington D.C. region, announced its plans to exhibit at the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference (TEC). The two-day event, for association and non-profit technology executives, is tailored to the needs of an increasingly technology-driven community where attendees can find all the education, solutions, and connections they're looking for.

FSG Realty LLC Announces a Real Estate Stewarding Approach to Custom Prebuild Experiences

SUNSET, S.C., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FSG Realty LLC (Fish Stewarding Group), a real estate stewarding and contributions group; with a primary focus on Lake Keowee and Peninsula Ridge in Sunset, S.C., today announced a custom prebuild process and experience for individuals and families looking for their exclusive and luxurious custom home without the headaches, hardships and challenges that a great number of buyers go through.

RMA Hired by Town of Fort Myers Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Fort Myers Beach has hired the firm RMA to create its new branding and marketing campaign. RMA's award-winning team of economic development and marketing experts will analyze the town's current brand and develop a comprehensive strategy to capitalize on the community's authentic assets and distinctive culture.

Venturist, Inc’s New Prometheus Video Strategy Program Is Now Available for Use by Individuals and Companies of All Sizes

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Prometheus Strategy video course is now open for subscription. The Prometheus Process is designed explicitly so that companies and individuals can learn the process and use it to build and execute winning strategies that they understand and to which they are committed.

Announcing the inaugural ‘Fall’ for Bates-Hendricks Home Tour 2019!

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Held in the popular Bates-Hendricks area, just South of downtown Indianapolis, 14 homes will be open for public touring on Friday, November 15 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, November 16 from 1-4 p.m. Sponsored by: Larry Nuff of Fancher Mortgage, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors of Indianapolis, Kristin Rafferty-Burdine of Century 21 Scheetz and Heather Neuner of Finance of America.

MONA Brands, LLC Wins ‘Deodorant Product Of The Year’ Award In The 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards Program

TAUNTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MONA Brands, LLC, a company dedicated to offering innovative green, natural, clean, safe, and effective products to health and beauty conscious customers, announced today their all-natural deodorant product line has won the "Deodorant Product of the Year" award.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Have Joined Forces

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Inc., announced today that they have officially joined forces to continue to build on their national footprint and offer greater specialty support and services to their clients and collaboration among EPIC's colleagues. The transaction previously announced on October 15 has closed.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of...

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership are delighted to announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of its kind to take place in Australia. Quorum is a talent accelerator for LGBT+ directors and is the world's most comprehensive database of top LGBT+ talent, providing potential candidates with first-rate training and networking opportunities.

Port Aransas Realty Announces Home Sales in Mercer Village at Old Town – New Three-Bedroom Homes in Port Aransas, TX

PORT ARANSAS, Texas, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Port Aransas Realty announces the sales launch of new coastal homes in Mercer Village at Old Town. Located at 315 Oleander, Mercer Village is a boutique residential development of three-bedroom, affordably priced homes conveniently located in the heart of Port Aransas.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces CAR-T Oral and Poster Presentations at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND@PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, announced today that it will give oral and poster presentations related to its BCMA-CD19 cCAR and CD4-specific CAR programs at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

November Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is "C. diff. awareness month" and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

Local Catholic Company Reaches Billion-Dollar Milestone

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catholic United Financial, the oldest fraternal benefit society domiciled in Minnesota and one of the longest continually operating businesses in the state, has announced that for the first time in the company's 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars.

SimpleNexus Expands On-the-Go Credit Services with Integration of Instant Merge from CoreLogic

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the integration of the CoreLogic Instant Merge credit solution into its mobile app and web-based digital mortgage platform.

Estel Enables International Prepaid Recharge for Ethio Telecom Subscribers

NEW DELHI, India, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estel Technologies has delivered their Prepaid Recharge system to enable international Prepaid recharge for subscribers of Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia. Ethio Telecom is a government owned telecommunications service provider. It upholds a monopoly in the telecommunications services industry in Ethiopia.

SimpleNexus Ranks 102 on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has earned the 102 position on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500.

The Pap Corps’ End of Year Giving Campaign Designated for Sylvester’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pap Corps is proud to announce the Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign will help fund the purchase, retrofit and operation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's 3rd Game Changer Vehicle.

Hemp+Ville CBD Launches Franchise Opportunities at the CBD Expo November 14-16, 2019 in Orlando, FL

OXFORD, Miss. and ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by Tony Barragan, Hemp+Ville CBD takes a different approach to the CBD Oil store. By focusing on health and wellness, Hemp+Ville CBD has become a leader in the Oxford, MS market as the destination for consultative, health-focused CBD Oil solution.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at 2019 PowerGen International

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit at 2019 PowerGen International from November 19-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. ViewTech sales consultant Joel Greene will conduct live demonstrations of the newly released VJ-3 video borescopes.

Papa and Aetna Announce Collaboration in Florida for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and Medicare Advantage Members, announced today its collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health company. Papa connects local college students, known as "Papa Pals," to older adults who need help with companionship, house chores and technology lessons.

The Rancher Advocacy Program Pioneers Groundbreaking Solutions for Farmers and Ranchers in Crisis

WAELDER, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc., is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working together with industry experts to transition cattle ranches and animal farms away from animal agriculture into viable veganic, compassionate businesses.

Moduline Cabinets Shares How to Transform Five Rooms with High-Quality Cabinets

BROCKTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Moduline Cabinets, we specialize in custom cabinet solutions and offer products that help our customers transform their home and garage by providing unique, high-quality military-grade aluminum cabinets, toolboxes, and accessories.

Mid America Mortgage Completes In-House Conversion of Its Mortgage Servicing Operations

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has completed the transition of its servicing operations to its newly-formed in-house servicing department. As of November 4, 2019, Mid America's national servicing portfolio, will be managed by an internal staff of approximately 40 employees located in the firm's Addison, Texas headquarters.

Finance of America Mortgage LLC Transforms Incentive Compensation Process, Gains Insight, Flexibility and Efficiency with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider for the mortgage industry, today announced that Finance of America Mortgage LLC (FAM) has upgraded its incentive compensation process with CompenSafe.

Anterior Quest Launches Incredibly Potent and Effective AQ-Solution, the Highest-Rated Dental Line Cleaner on the Market

JENISON, Mich., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anterior Quest's Newest product, AQ-Solution, has set the gold standard for dental line cleaners. Recently, the market's most environmentally sound product was tested by an independent testing facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan to evaluate the effectiveness of the product and the results were astonishing.

Cutting-Edge Commercial Roofing Company Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J. Smucker Contracting is expanding their service area to Nashville, Tennessee as a way to provide the business community with an innovative alternative to full roof replacement. The roof restoration services offered by J. Smucker Contracting cost approximately 50% less than traditional roof replacement and come backed with a non-prorated 18-year warranty.

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