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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

The World’s Largest Animated Holiday Light Show Is Back for 2020

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World of Illumination, the world's largest drive-through animated light show, is breaking ground this week on two brand new Phoenix-area theme parks, each with its own unique theme. Arctic Adventure is being built at Tempe Diablo Stadium, while Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale will be home to Rockin' Christmas.

Data from 1,229 Tastings Reveals Ethiopia as World’s No.1 Coffee Country

VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda produce the highest quality coffee in the world, according to data from 1,229 professional tastings analyzed by Bean Poet to mark International Coffee Day (Oct. 1, 2020).

Turner Sanitation Finds New Success Spurred on by COVID Realities

LAKE ORION, Mich., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Darin Gross of Turner Sanitation is an entrepreneur who has spent his career finding the right companies to invest in at the right time. But when he bought a sanitation company at the beginning of 2020, he had no idea how the COVID pandemic would put him on a fast track to re-tool a business he was just beginning to learn.

Founder of Dallas-Based TractionFirst Releases a New Book Designed to Give Entrepreneurs a Boost of Courage in Today’s Economy

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jill Young, founder of Dallas-based TractionFirst, uses her experience to teach business owners how to grow and thrive. "The Courage Advantage: 3 Mindsets Your Team Needs to Cultivate Fierce Discipline, Incredible Fun, and a Culture of Experimentation" (ISBN: 978-1647462819) began as a result of a question asked by a new client, "I know why this coaching will work. What do you think is happening when it doesn't work?"

Honoring Maryland’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Katcef Brothers Inc. in Annapolis MD has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and nationally distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Whiskies.

New Update! UltFone Software Launches Revamp for September

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All UltFone's products have been revamped that bring users a simple, clean, elegant and comfortable experience. This website revamp can make UltFone serve users more comprehensively, quickly and accurately find UltFone's website, products and services.

Foley Group and Convergence Partners Announce Merger of Their Two Companies

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foley Group, Inc. and Convergence Partners, Inc., announced today the completion of the merger of their companies to offer the electrical industry a unified resource for virtually all their products, services, and design needs. The merged business will operate under the Convergence Partners brand.

Voices.com Wins ‘Beyond Borders Award’ at 37th Annual Business Achievement Awards

LONDON, Ontario, Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Voices.com, the world's leading marketplace for voice over services, is thrilled to announce that it was awarded the Beyond Borders Award at last night's Business Achievement Awards gala. Presented by the London Chamber of Commerce, this award recognizes the global initiatives of a local business who has expanded their business outside of Canada.

UniConverter Celebrates 11th Anniversary

VANCOUVER, Canada, Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondershare UniConverter has reached a milestone as the software celebrates 11 years of providing professional and reliable video converting technology. Through Wondershare UniConverter offerings, hundreds of countries and millions of people enjoy convenient and professional video conversion services.

As Schools Begin Virtually, New Book Helps Ease Children’s Fears Over Online Learning

BRIDGEWATER, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, "Madi Goes to Virtual School" (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.

The American Friends of Capodimonte announce new Senior Fellow, Board Member and opening of 2021 Fellowship application

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is with great pleasure that American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the appointment of Dr. Claire Van Cleave as the AFC Senior Fellow at the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy. The AFC's unique mission places an American scholar directly inside the staff of an important Italian museum.

VirPack and Mortgage Builder Announce Integration Built to Streamline the Digital Mortgage Process

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VirPack is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mortgage Builder, a Constellation Mortgage Solution Company and full loan lifecycle solution. This new integration will provide Mortgage Builder customers advanced workflow and document management capabilities, including optical character recognition that automates document recognition and data extraction to easily determine if data extracted from critical loan documents matches loan data in Mortgage Builder.

Integro Builders Adds Commercial Interiors to Their Service Offerings

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integro Builders, an award-winning general contractor for custom luxury homes and commercial interiors in Chicagoland and Western Michigan, is excited to announce they are accepting commercial interior contracts, effective immediately. The company is poised to meet the modern demands of commercial interiors and businesses.

Award Winning Fountain Spa and Fitness Center Expands to Offer Families and Individuals a Safe Place to Work Out, Unwind and...

RAMSEY, N.J., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The award-winning Fountain Spa, a Bergen county family-owned business, announces the Grand Opening and expansion of its location in Ramsey, New Jersey to become The Fountain Spa & Fitness Center, opened to the public for membership sales, tours and workouts on September 21, 2020.

Brazilian Flat Track League organizes online race for 2020

SOROCABA, SP, Brazil, Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's not a secret that Covid-19 had 2020 pretty much canceled all over, affecting some of the major events in the USA and abroad, but has also brought people together and fired up new ways for connecting and exchanging ideas, says the Brazilian Flat Track League.

A Pilot’s Powerful Memoir Takes Readers from the Ground to the Sky

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new memoir, a powerful coming of age tale, is set to release this fall. "Unlearning to Fly: A Memoir of Navigating the Turbulence and Bliss of Growing Up in the Sky" (ISBN: 978-1735641300), gives a detailed account of how the author, Russ Roberts, not only helped blow up his backyard with dynamite, but also shared a Volkswagen with a moose.

DIGITAL LOVE by Physician and Musician V. Tiarrá Released Highlighting Relationships In The Digital Age

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- R&B Fusion Artist V. Tiarrá just released her newest hit video for her single, "Digital Love," just as her prior single, "Batter Up," a lyrical critique to the many issues U.S. Citizens face as politicians "politick" and use their constituents for their own political power, was featured at the 2020 Democratic Party of Miami-Dade's Blue Gala.

Global DMS Integrates EVO Appraisal Management Software with ProxyPics, Enabling Remote Real Estate Inspections

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has integrated its new EVO platform, an innovative valuation technology that shatters the constraints of yesteryear software designs, with ProxyPics to provide its clients with a secure method of facilitating the delivery of photographs of a subject property when access to the property is unavailable.

Dallas Author and Speaker Teaches Employees How to Improve Themselves and Their Workplaces with the Release of ‘The Earning Advantage’

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jill Young, author, speaker, and founder of TractionFirst releases a new book providing bosses a way to help their employees earn more. Most employees lack clarity about how their performance connects to the value they create for their company. "The Earning Advantage" (ISBN: 978-1647462758) is a unique resource for employees to earn more money while promoting their company's growth.

Increased Sales of Niche Vanilla Product Leads to Company’s Happy Discovery of a Healthy Trend

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Covid-19 lockdowns expanded this year, Singing Dog Vanilla saw grocery sales of its Pure Vanilla Extracts rise along with the public's enthusiasm for home baking. But they were surprised that demand also increased for their Alcohol Free Pure Vanilla Flavor, a product usually consumed by people avoiding alcohol in their diet.

National Initiative Vows to Close Racial Wealth Gap and Provide Ongoing Support and Resources to Black Businesses and HBCUs

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 31 Days and Beyond is a national initiative designed to bring awareness, support, and resources during a tumultuous time in America that has caused 41 percent of Black-owned businesses to close their doors due to COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.

Integro Rehab Announces Brand Name Change to Integro Builders

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integro Rehab, an award-winning general contractor for luxury custom homes and commercial interiors in Chicagoland and Western Michigan, has announced today that the company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Integro Builders, effective immediately.

Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa Partner as Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic's impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.

Redefining the Future of Live Broadcasting: Broadcast to Cover the Full Story About Your Business, Talents and Sports

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ViuCom Corp., a Beyond Apps Group company, introduces Multi-Live Streaming, Multi-View App, "ViuLive" - a new dimension in live broadcasting. Unlike any other apps or software, ViuLive allows multiple cameras to be used to broadcast an event/story from different angles and or different locations.

DataNumen Office Repair 4.9: Recover Any Office Files in No Time

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DataNumen company, the manufacturer of professional data recovery software, announces the release of DataNumen Office Repair 4.9. It is a suite of five recovery tools for the most popular Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Each of the tools demonstrates the highest recovery rate in its niche (e.g. 95.7% of corrupt Outlook files against 53.24% of the nearest competitor).

Promontory MortgagePath Launches End-to-End Mortgage Origination, Fulfillment Platform for Community Financial Institutions

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has launched Transform, a new service delivery model bundling licensed loan coordinators, point-of-sale (POS) technology and fulfillment services to offer a complete mortgage operations platform from application to close.

Midland Co. Launches Modern Production Facility in Story City Bringing Fresh Local Shrimp to the Midwest

STORY CITY, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. (formerly known as Kimle Aquaculture) announced the launch of an innovative land-based shrimp production facility in Story City, Iowa. Midland Co.'s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

Performance Artist AY Young is An Emerging Renewable Energy Leader Powered by Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AY Young, founder, Battery Tour, was named by the United Nations (UN) as one of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and to Fresh Energy's 2020 Energy News Network's "40 Under 40."

Why would a Russian-Jewish couple, living near Boston, return to the Soviet Union in 1931?

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Forget Russia" (ISBN: 978-1732848047) by L. Bordetsky-William, scheduled for publication on December 1, 2020 by Tailwinds Press, tells the story of three generations of Russian-American Jews journeying back and forth, throughout the twentieth century, between America and Russia, searching for some kind of home and, of course, finding something altogether different.

The Future of Appraisal Form Filling Has Arrived with Nexus Level Forms

RED DEER, Alberta, Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow is excited to announce the launch of Nexus, a simple, but sophisticated cloud-based form filler that's designed to help licensed real estate appraisers collectively work on appraisals in a live, multi-collaborative nature.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Second Year in a...

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2020 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the second year in a row.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Second Year in a...

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2020 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the second year in a row.

Time-Sensitive Treatments for Spotted Lanternfly Need to Be Scheduled Now in Early Fall

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adult Spotted Lanternfly are swarming area trees in a record-breaking year for the invasive insect. Not only do Spotted Lanternfly pose a risk to the health of trees and plants, they also cause some really gross problems for homeowners.

New Phoenix Real Estate Podcast Empowers Homeowners by Educating Them About The Local Market

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeffrey Buettner, a real estate marketing expert and Phoenix native, today announced the launch of two new online resources for consumers looking to buy or sell real estate in the Phoenix Metro area.

CDL of AL, a Top CDL School in Summerdale, AL, Announces All-Time High Application Rate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

SUMMERDALE, Ala., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CDL of AL, Alabama's premier CDL (commercial driver's license) school, has announced an all-time high application rate. With the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being felt worldwide, commercial truck driving offers a reliable career path, as well as job security.

MCC Fall Scholarship – Developing the Next Generation of IT Professionals

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LeadingIT, an all-inclusive, fast, and friendly technology and cybersecurity support company operating in the Chicagoland area cares about developing the next generation of IT professionals. Employment in computing, information systems, and information technology (IT) is growing at a rapid pace.

FIDUCIARY INSURANCE SERVICES LLC to provide Integrative wealth management and insurance advice to sponsoring financial institutions

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fiduciary Insurance Services, LLC (FIS) announces its launch today as a provider of strategic consulting, insurance advice, and investment advice, on an hourly or retainer basis, to financial institutions seeking to participate in a growing trend for insurance distributed via fiduciaries.

Houston Methodist Improves Patient Access with Blockit’s Digital Care Coordination Platform

MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blockit, the leader in highly integrated digital care coordination and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Houston Methodist has selected Blockit's consumer scheduling, referral management and imaging scheduling platform to enable its highly ambitious digital access strategy.

All Tenorshare Software Now Compatible with iOS 14

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare has announced that all of its products will be compatible with iOS 14. As one of the prime leaders in data security and system repair for iOS, Tenorshare is committed to providing its users quick and seamless solutions for iOS 14.

Making Sure Kids Get Healthy Food Even When School Is Virtual

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.

Eloquent Light Editions Launches New Photography Book – The Light of Days Gone By: Photographs by Craig Varjabedian

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eloquent Light Editions announces a new photography book by award-winning photographer Craig Varjabedian, "The Light of Days Gone By," which was 45 years in the making. It celebrates with stunning imagery the journey of a photographer and the beautiful light he has witnessed and captured along the way.

MediSked Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture, and Meet Compliance Requirements

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MediSked LLC, a leading human services technology provider, announced today that the MediSked Care Coordination Suite comprised of MediSked Coordinate, MediSked Connect Exchange and MediSked Portal hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST®.

ACES Quality Management Q1 2020 Mortgage QC Trends Report: EPDs Rising, Critical Defect Rate Hits Three-Year Low

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Quality Management (ACES), formerly known as ARMCO and the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of the quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report.

Saving Lost Kids Celebrates Winning Board Approval to Develop the Largest Care facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Trafficking

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit "Brian Callies Foundation" as well as head of "Saving Lost Kids." Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.

Pandemic Stress Can Change Eyesight and Impact Eye Health

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched a September awareness initiative to help educate Coloradans on the impact of stress on eyesight and eye health.

Outdoor Movement Series Launches in Mequon, Wisconsin Sept. 20

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pine forest in the heart of a nature preserve in Mequon, Wisconsin will be the site of the first of three conscious dance movement sessions, "The Wisdom of Your Body" series. It is offered by Carrie Branovan, the Milwaukee-born artist-educator who founded "Dance Your Prayers."

Tekwell Services Hires Additional Staff to Support Strong Growth in 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tekwell Services is growing rapidly, and we are pleased to announce the addition of several people to our company. Tekwell Services, LLC, is an SKF certified motor rebuilder that offers full service and repair for industrial motors, drives, and pumps.

Core Catalysts Announces Partnership to Launch New Service of Solving Cloud Sprawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consulting firms Core Catalysts and Smart Factory have announced a new partnership. In response to a significant increase in demand by their Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, and Manufacturing clients, the two companies have teamed up to create a new line of service targeted at solving cloud sprawl.

Thousands of Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 - 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these "postdocs" make to U.S. research and discovery.

DISA Awards By Light Team $198.9M Cloud-Based Internet Isolation Production OTA

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By Light Professional IT Services LLC has been awarded a $198.9M, 5-year production Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Cloud-Based Internet Isolation (CBII) Program. By Light as the prime contractor for this OTA, with teammate Menlo Security, Inc., are together delivering this next-generation Isolation Platform to protect Department of Defense (DoD) networks worldwide.

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