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Author Bria Catton Publishes Book ‘The Blondness of Blond’ – When an Intelligent Woman Takes 24 Photos

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wealthston Publishing has released a 38-page photo book, "The Blondness of Blond" (ISBN: 978-1646697687), that includes the work of a law/commerce student Bria Catton, who is in her second year of law school. She is a writer who writes about legal systems and the economy. She likes reading about the universe and people.

8th Entrepreneur Summit to Feature Successful Business Owners and Experts

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Returning for its eighth year, Hispanic Unity of Florida's 2019 Entrepreneur Summit is a day-long learning and networking event showcasing the diverse array of businesses that contribute to South Florida's economy. This year's event will be held on Friday, September 20 at Nova Southeastern University in the Carl DeSantis Building.

Whiteflash Delivers Historic Super Ideal Diamond Necklace

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash announced today the completion of a custom platinum necklace containing a record number of AGS Ideal diamonds; a project that has been months in the making. The project involved 100 custom cut super ideal, collection quality diamonds set in a heavy 26 inch platinum line necklace.

Dallas Teen Publishes Award Winning Children’s Book Promoting Disability Representation

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for National Bullying Prevention Month, "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" (ISBN: 978-1612543154) by Natalie Gonchar, is a new book scheduled to release on September 24, 2019. The book has already won the Gold Mom's Choice Award. (VIDEO)

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire's editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)

IDS Client Support Manager Tina Mausser Named 2019 HW Insider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Client Support Manager Tina Mausser has been honored by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program.

Restaurant Purchasing Report 2019 – Over 550 Independent Operators Share Their Experience and Insights Regarding Purchasing

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RestaurantOwner.com has published the report of their 2019 Restaurant Purchasing Survey. This report focuses on restaurant purchasing, summarizing input from over 550 independent operators regarding their purchasing, including where operators purchase, involvement in group purchasing organizations (GPOs), the prevalence and benefits of prime vendor relationships, and the rationale and satisfaction with prime vendors.

Introducing HOOPLANDIA – Largest 3-on-3 Basketball Competition and Festival on East Coast Planned for Greater Springfield June 26-28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Springfield, Massachusetts is the birthplace of basketball. And now, the birthplace of an extraordinary new event to celebrate one of the great games on Planet Earth. Introducing HOOPLANDIA, the largest 3-on-3 basketball competition and celebration on the East Coast - planned for June 26-28, 2020 and hosted by Eastern States Exposition and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Alexandria to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Alexandria.

Local Pediatric Clinic Set to Inspire, Educate and Entertain Families During Their 6th Annual Family Festival in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Pediatrics of Houston will host the 6th Annual Family Festival on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 411 Lantern Bend Dr., Suite 235, Houston, TX. This year's theme is, "Your Family, Your Community, Your Responsibility."

SimpleNexus VP of Sales Paul Drobot Recognized with HousingWire’s Insiders Award

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that VP of Sales Paul Drobot has been named a 2019 HW Insiders Award honoree by HousingWire.

New Horror Anthology Features Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Many More – ‘DARK TIDES: A Charity Anthology’

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gestalt Media is honored to announce "Dark Tides: A Charity Horror Anthology" (ISBN: 978-1733735537) featuring 31 of today's leading authors in the genre with 100% of the proceeds donated to the victims of the May 31, 2019 Virginia Beach shooting attack. (VIDEO)

LBA Ware Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel Recognized as a 2019 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award. This marks the fourth year that HousingWire's Insiders Award program has recognized the "unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

Ray Varner Ford, in Partnership with Ford Motor Company, Donates Ford Focus to Anderson County High School

CLINTON, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ray Varner, along with executives from Ford Motor Company's Atlanta region stopped by and left Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools the keys to a 2013 Ford Focus SE. The vehicle was chosen to be donated in order for students with ACCTC to disassemble and reassemble as part of skill training in Auto Mechanic Maintenance and Repairs.

Local Authors Book Signing at Open Houses in The Plantation at Ponte Vedra

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kathleen Floryan, Broker Associate with eXp Realty together with Kim M. Davis, Broker Owner of Ponte Vedra Beach Realty invite you to a joint Open House featuring two outstanding local authors for a book signing and tour of two amazing homes for sale on September 8, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
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Integro USA Inc. Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

NEW YORK, N.Y., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Integro USA, Inc. (Integro USA), acquired by EPIC in January 2019, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Foundation Created to Continue Legacy of Moses White

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Moses White Foundation has been created to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged in Tampa through youth advancement, community revitalization and individual empowerment. Known as a successful business owner throughout Tampa, Moses White was also a famed civil rights leader and community advocate.

Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Hires New Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to their Atlanta team of experts. Jonathan brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois' (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

NEXT Raises over $3,200 in Less than One Hour for Girls Inc. of Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, has announced that it raised over $3,200 in personal donations for Girls Inc. of Chicago at the #NEXTSUMMER19 charity cocktail party raffle, held Aug. 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago.

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. "The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year's list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country," said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

Autism Treatment Centers of Michigan Announces Opening of New Clinical Center in Gaylord

GAYLORD, Mich., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM), a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services throughout Michigan, announced the opening of a new clinical center location in Gaylord, Michigan. The new center, located at 940 N Center Ave, will allow ACM to expand its existing in-home services in the Gaylord area, by offering in-center treatment options for children of all ages.

Paul B. Stetz Joins Fairport Wealth

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fairport Wealth (formerly Fairport Asset Management) announced today the appointment of Paul B. Stetz as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Pennsylvania-Based Springer Realty Group Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dave Springer, of Springer Realty Group, has always had a passion and drive for real estate. In 2002, while working in the world of corporate finance, he decided to start investing in real estate part-time. Soon after, he left his corporate job to become a full-time real estate agent. In 2009, Springer decided to take a major leap of faith by opening his own real estate brokerage.

Study Identifies Boston’s Top-Rated Plastic Surgeons

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An analysis of multiple online rating sources has shed light as to whom Boston-area plastic surgical patients consider the area's top plastic surgeon. According to actual patient ratings gathered from five different rating platforms, Dr. Jeffery Spiegel, of The Spiegel Center, was ranked as the area's top plastic surgeon.

Study Identifies Boston’s Top-Rated Plastic Surgeons

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An analysis of multiple online rating sources has shed light as to whom Boston-area plastic surgical patients consider the area's top plastic surgeon. According to actual patient ratings gathered from five different rating platforms, Dr. Jeffery Spiegel, of The Spiegel Center, was ranked as the area's top plastic surgeon.

OpenSciEd Partners with Kendall Hunt Publishing

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kendall Hunt is excited to announce they have been chosen as the manufacturing and distribution partner for OpenSciEd, a leader in the science Open Education Resource space.

Orchestrated Audiovisual Inc. Introduces New Brand and Logo

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orchestrated Audiovisual and Production Services today announces their new name brand and logo. The updated brand reflects the broadened scale of services and equipment offered to meeting planners, show organizers, and event professionals.

Dallas Based Small Business Beauty By Earth Among Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. magazine today revealed that local Dallas based small business, Beauty By Earth is No. 809 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

Performance Journey Partners announce the release of their new book ‘Performance Eating Rabbits – What B.O.L.D. People See and Do’

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Performance Journey Partners announce the release of their new book "Performance Eating Rabbits - What B.O.L.D. People See and Do" (ISBN: 978-1478793922) by Timothy Gillum and Kery Mortenson. It is now available online through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. (VIDEO)

Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM) Announces Opening of New Clinical Center Location in East Tawas, Michigan

EAST TAWAS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM), a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services throughout Michigan, announced the opening of a new clinical center location in East Tawas, Michigan.

The Food Shop Launches Gallivant Brand of Egg-free and Gluten-Free Ice Creams in Seven Flavors

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On August 9, 2019, The Food Shop announced the launch of Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams, a new line of desserts in seven globally-inspired flavors. The mawa ice creams are egg-free, gluten-free and contain no artificial flavors and ingredients.

SafeChain Partners with RamQuest to Provide Fraud-Free Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention technology and blockchain applications for land title, announced today its SafeWire application has been fully integrated into RamQuest's Closing Market application - making SafeWire available as a seamless experience to title offices nationwide.

Coding School Start-Up for Kids and Teens Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.

White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE

AMMON, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Pine Charter School (WPCS) is pleased to announce their ranking as the highest-performing charter school in East Idaho by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE). The SDE also rated White Pine as the fifth-highest East Idaho school overall, and among the highest 10% of schools statewide.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc A Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces 2019 Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2019 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based real estate brokerage firm owned and operated by Clarence H. (Casey) Steiner since 1989.

4 Steps to Take Now to Achieve a Beautiful Lawn Next Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the summer winds down and we move into fall, homeowners' yards are going to need some special attention before the cold weather hits. To help grass thrive all winter and emerge healthy and vibrant in spring, there are a few actions homeowners need to take this fall. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud explain 4 Steps for Fall to have a beautiful lawn next year. These include aeration, seeding, fertilization and testing the soil pH.

GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the force in 1982.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Superb New Construction Chastain Park Residence

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a brand new, superb stone and brick residence of distinction that delivers a divine new benchmark in luxury living and entertaining for $2.539 Million. Neighboring multi-million dollar masterpieces and nestled on a flat corner lot in the heart of beautiful Buckhead, there's no mistaking why this is the pinnacle of elegance and exclusivity.

Exploring Black and Afro-Latinx female identity with RESPECT: gallery exhibition, workshops, and discussions

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is delighted to announce the opening of "RESPECT," an exhibition celebrating Black and Afro-Latinx womanhood. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Fall season of "CelebrARTE," Casita Maria's arts and culture event series celebrating the South Bronx community and the art it has inspired.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Anow Debuts Inaugural User Conference September 30 in Conjunction with Valuation Expo

RED DEER, Alberta, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, will hold its inaugural user conference September 30 on day one of Valuation Expo, the nation's largest appraiser conference. Held at the historic Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Anow's inaugural user conference will offer attendees three hours of programming, demonstrations of ground-breaking appraisal office management technology, expert thought leadership and peer networking opportunities.

Vice Capital Markets: Favorable Market Conditions Provide Impetus for Mortgage Lenders to Explore Custom Ginnie Mae Pools

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vice Capital Markets President Troy Baars today urged lenders to explore custom Ginnie Mae pools as part of their overall execution strategy in light of recent increases in Ginnie Mae security volume, along with renewed investor interest in custom pools.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That's what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

New Tools from SimpleNexus Help Mortgage Lenders Build Stronger Relationships with Borrowers’ Real Estate Agents

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan originators and borrowers, today announced the availability of a suite of tools designed to help originators build stronger relationships with their borrowers' real estate agents and convert more prospects into mutual customers.

My Sports Vote Launches New App and Website

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since yelling at the TV just doesn't cut it, My Sports Vote has launched a new app for enthusiastic sports fans. It allows users to have their voices heard through votes and opinions, which are shared with teams and league offices. (VIDEO)

Westerly Becomes First Municipality in Rhode Island to Adopt E-recording

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that the Town of Westerly has joined Simplifile's e-recording network following the July 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide in Rhode Island.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America's most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America's current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.

Arizona Department of Housing Congratulates the Recipients of the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arizona Department of Housing presented the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards at a recognition ceremony in Scottsdale on August 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Arizona Housing Forum; the premier industry event for housing and community development professionals in the state.

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