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ARMCO Wins HousingWire HW Tech100 Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial risk mitigation and compliance solutions, announced that it has won HousingWire's sixth annual HW Tech100(tm) award, which recognizes the 100 most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy. This is the fifth consecutive year that ARMCO has achieved this prestigious designation.

NEXT and Housing Finance Strategies Form Strategic Alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's mortgage technology summit, today announced it has engaged in a strategic alliance with Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, DC-based advisory firm led by renowned industry veteran and award winner Faith Schwartz, former executive director of HOPE NOW.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s 2019 TECH100 List of Top Digital Mortgage Technology Companies

ATHENS, Ga., April. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's list of the top 100 innovators in housing technology. Now in its sixth year, the HW TECH100(TM) awards program honors leading technology companies in all sectors of the U.S. housing economy, including residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.

Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Releases Details for the 103rd Annual Convention

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced the agenda for its annual convention to be held on April 28 - 30, 2019 in San Antonio at the Marriott Rivercenter hotel. More than 1,000 industry participants are expected to at attend, which consists of comedian Dennis Miller as the keynote address, a list of preeminent speakers, educational tracks, networking opportunities, trending insights and a diverse mix of exhibitors.

Ward Henderson Management to Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day

TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taiwan-based investment house, Ward Henderson Management is pleased to announce that it will hold a photography competition to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. World Intellectual Property Day is observed by the United Nations to create awareness about how intellectual property promotes innovation and creativity.

MorVest Capital Hires Larry Charbonneau as Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Fleig, CEO of MorVest Capital, LLC, a financial services advisory firm specializing in mortgage banking liquidity and capital solutions, announces the addition of Managing Director Larry Charbonneau.
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LBA Ware Named a HousingWire TECH100 Company for 5th Straight Year

MACON, Ga., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's 2019 TECH100 list of the housing industry's most impactful technologies. This marks the fifth consecutive year LBA Ware has been named to the list.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, "When Every Bite Matters: One Teen's Journey with Food Allergies" (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Opens New Facility in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts Focused on Fun, Safe and Relaxing Total Pet Care

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Best Friends Pet Hotel is inviting pet-owning families to the new facility's grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will offer free pet portraits with digital downloads, treats for pets at the Best Friends Treat Truck, refreshments for all guests, dog demonstrations, and tours of the new facility offering the latest in pet care.

Timely World Event Comes to Atlanta, GA Organized by ALLATRA International Public Movement

ATLANTA, Ga., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "THE UNIVERSAL GRAIN. Game of Professionals. Society. The Last Chance" to be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. ET, ALLATRA International announced today. This momentous event will be held at Georgia Aquarium, in the Oceans Ballroom in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

New Book, ‘George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights’

DELAND, Fla., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- George Mason was a short, bookish man who was a friend and neighbor of athletic, broad-shouldered George Washington, says author William G. Hyland, Jr., in his new book, "George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights" (ISBN: 978-1621579267; Regnery History).

NexHealth and The Smilist Partner to Bring Modern Dental Care to New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NexHealth, a fast-growing, New York-based patient experience management solution, is announcing its partnership with The Smilist. With a total of 21 (and growing) locations throughout New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey, The Smilist makes it easy for patients to find a convenient dental office.

IDS Makes Fifth Appearance on HW TECH100

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to the 2019 HW TECH100 list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. IDS was part of the inaugural TECH100 list, and 2019 marks the fifth year IDS has made the list.
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EPIC to Sponsor 2019 International Association of Interviewers Elite Training Day

FORT MYERS, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, April 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) Elite Training Day on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Chico's Headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla.

Equestrian Grooming Products Maker Equi-Spa Works with Organization to Rescue Retired Race Horse – Announces Giveaway and Big Spring Sale to...

WINTERSET, Iowa, March 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Equi-Spa, the leading maker of premium, all-natural horse care and equine grooming products based in Winterset, Iowa, announced today that it recently adopted a retired thoroughbred race horse in cooperation with the Neigh Savers Foundation.

Star-Studded Digital Film Festival Returns to South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 5th season of the Miami Web Fest and the Veteran Film Awards takes place May 2-5, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The first of its kind in the state of Florida, this event showcases the best digital series from over 30 countries and also highlights the work of veterans. It is designed to allow the general public to see independently produced shows before television networks discover them.

NEXT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Innovations Award

EDMOND, Okla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women's mortgage tech summit, has announced that it was named a winner of the Innovations Award from PROGRESS in Lending Association.

Dr. Lisset Arenas Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.

Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities

LANCASTER, Mass., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.
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EPIC Adds Vanessa Smiley in Atlanta, Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Vanessa Smiley who will assume a key role in EPIC's growing Integrated Risk Solutions Consulting Practice as Senior Vice President, Operations.

EPIC Adds Chris Knight in Atlanta, Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Chris Knight who will assume a key role in EPIC's growing Integrated Risk Solutions Consulting Practice as Senior Vice President, Analytics and Innovation.

Radford Taylor Partners Encourages Employees to Donate Time

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taipei, Taiwan-based Radford Taylor Partners is pleased to announce the launch of its "Charity Hours" initiative. The initiative is designed to encourage employees to give their time to worthwhile charities within the local community. As of August, this year, Radford Taylor Partners will allocate a certain number of hours per month to each employee.

Camera Photo Recovery Becomes Easier with Recoverit Photo Recovery Software

SHENZHEN, China, March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondershare Recoverit is proud to bring forth its camera photo recovery tool that helps in image recovery from any kind of camera device whether that is a Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Polaroid, or any other digital camera.

With Every Home Sale, Local Real Estate Agent Helps His Clients and Fellow-Veterans Start New Chapters

BOISE, Idaho, March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Farias loves real estate, It's his passion. He enjoys seeing his clients start new chapters in their lives, whether they are buying or selling a home. And while every transaction has the client's satisfaction at the center, he also takes pleasure in donating $500 from the sale to a local veteran organization. Farias is the founder of 22-0 Real Estate at Keller Williams Realty Boise.

Recoverit Photo Recovery: The Ultimate Solution to Retrieve Deleted Pictures on Android SD Card

SHENZHEN, China, March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondershare Recoverit retrieves deleted pictures with its photo recovery tool, a powerful software to restore lost photos from Android SD card easily. The Recoverit JPEG recovery software has enhanced the mobile user experience with this photo retriever software.

PIT STOP PLAYERS Present: ‘Illuminations’ – 3 new works at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music Cary Hall in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, the genre-defying instrumental chamber group composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will shed light on three new works at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music's Cary Hall, 450 West 37th Street, on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Certified Dog Groomer Christin Boyte is Changing the Dog Grooming Game in McKinney, Frisco and Allen TX with Luxurious Mobile Dog...

MCKINNEY, Texas, March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over 10 years of experience, certified dog groomer Christin Boyte is bringing her family-owned mobile dog spa, Primped Pooches, to McKinney, Allen and Frisco, Texas.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Luxury Estate with Tennis Court and Golf Complex

ATLANTA, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties lists an exceptional and rare private-retreat estate located just north of Buckhead. Tucked away amongst a canopy of evergreen gardens and trees, you'll find 75 Finch Forest Trail offered for $3.95 million.

Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. As part of an ongoing housing development initiative, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with the city of Osceola to offer home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects.

Home Point Financial Partners with Matic to Offer Customers Lowest Market Rates on Homeowners Insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital insurance agency Matic announced today that it has partnered with Home Point Financial Corporation ("Home Point"), a national, mortgage originator and servicer, to help its mortgage servicing customers find competitively priced homeowners insurance.

FormFree Joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

ATHENS, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.

Sister Scientist proves that science never looked this good by leveraging her STEM background to build a cosmetic science career

CHICAGO, Ill., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Erica Douglas aka Sister Scientist is a true STEM advocate. This powerhouse cosmetic chemist is changing the perception of the careers chemical engineering might lead you to. As a formulating, cosmetic chemist in the multicultural beauty space for over a decade, Erica has been the "brains" behind a number of popular products on the market.

Inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare conference aims to Forge the Future at Hotel Commonwealth

BOSTON, Mass., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do sharks, marathons, dizziness, and pornography have in common? These are just some of the topics that speakers will cover at the inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare. For the past year, organizers have been curating the event, to be held at Hotel Commonwealth on April 5, 2019.

Mid America COO Kara Lamphere Honored as ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

ADDISON, Texas, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that Mid America Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was one of four mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star. The award, now in its 18th year, recognizes "industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology."
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Kevin Grady and Christian Florence in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Kevin Grady and Christian Florence, both recognized experts in utilizing rigorous data analyses, benchmarking, and key performance metrics to reduce the total cost of risk.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Lori Brewer Selected as 2019 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

MACON, Ga., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a winner of the 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star award. Brewer accepted her award today during the opening session of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 in Dallas.

Global DMS Launches SnapVal to Provide Instant, Accurate, Guaranteed Appraisal Pricing Early on in the Origination Process

DALLAS, Texas, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MBA's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, today announced the official rollout of SnapVal(TM), an automated solution that utilizes the property address to return a guaranteed price on any residential appraisal in the U.S.

Maryland Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that St. Mary's County, Md., has adopted its e-recording service.

IDS Adds Full Mortgage eClosing Capabilities with Release of ClickToClose

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has augmented its flagship doc prep platform idsDoc to include full eClosing capabilities through a new service called ClickToClose.
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OpenClose Extends its Digital Mortgage Ecosystem with New POS Offering – ConsumerAssist Digital POS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it is has scheduled a May release for the official rollout of its much anticipated digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution, ConsumerAssist Digital POS.

GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.

INNOGATE Announces US Based Technology Acceleration Program Roadshow

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- INNOGATE, a Turkish based international technology accelerator, announced today it will be launching its 360-degree International Acceleration Program in March, touring select Turkish based technology firms on a strategic U.S. Roadshow until March 31, 2019.

The New ‘Monarch Theater’ Brings Pan Asian Cuisine and a Theatrical Flair to Williamsburg Restaurant Scene

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new restaurant has emerged in the former home of an avant garde theater in Williamsburg. Monarch Theater Restaurant, located at 146 Metropolitan Avenue, offers a unique and inspired collection of small- and large-plate Asian dishes, influenced by the cuisine of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Self-published Author Battles Big-Name Publishers and Takes Home Top Honors at Audie Awards

TAMPA, Fla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Olivia Norem first heard the narration of the book, "His Viking Bride," she was so caught up in the story she nearly forgot that she is, in fact, the one who wrote it. And this marketer turned author is not the only one who found the audiobook captivating.

NEXT Mortgage Conference Announces Summer Dates: Aug. 26-27, 2019

EDMOND, Okla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women's mortgage tech summit, has announced its summer 2019 event dates. The event, hashtagged #NEXTSummer19, will take place Aug. 26-27, 2019 at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago. Registration will open to the public in April 2019.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds JoBeth Wells in Dallas Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC') announced today that JoBeth Wells has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Stephanie Pitzer in Dallas Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Stephanie Pitzer, CRM, CIC has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Second Annual Young Artist Showcase at Casita Maria in NYC: Bambula Re-remember

BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria's after-school arts education program during the 2018 - 2019 academic year.

Jim McCann Announces a Palm Beach Contemporary Mid-Town Masterpiece

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jim McCann has announced a modern Palm Beach estate offered for $5.395 Million. Indulge in the finest in Bermuda living, with this recently renovated, island inspired 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom estate graciously sited on a 15,269 square foot lot.

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