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John Cannon Homes is Sarasota’s ‘Best Residential Builder’ Reader’s Choice Winner for 25th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Cannon Homes continues to prove to be southwest Florida's recurring Best Builder taking home the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers' Choice award in the Residential category for an unprecedented 25th consecutive year. Renowned for incomparable waterfront designs and luxury custom homes, John Cannon Homes has garnered 345 awards across four counties in over 100 prestigious communities.

Current Builders Selected as General Contractor for 5500 Broken Sound Residences in Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the 5500 Broken Sound Apartment project located in the Arvida Park of Commerce (APOC) in Boca Raton. New Century Companies is the developer of the 180 unit multi-family rental apartment community valued at $25 million.

ARMCO Named One of America’s ‘Top Mortgage Companies to Work For’ by NMP Magazine

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced that it earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional magazine's (NMP) annual Top 100 Mortgage Employers list for 2017.

Florida Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accidents

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as "the number one conference of the year," the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top civil trial plaintiff's attorneys and criminal defense attorneys from around the nation.

Florida’s Current Builders Introduces Drone and Virtual Technology to Enhance Onsite Safety

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Investing in the most advanced technology is essential to Current Builders' mission. The general contractor is introducing the latest drones and virtual reality applications to enhance safety protocols on their South Florida construction projects; and are in the R&D phase of using the technology to resolve issues in the field, an application that will save time and money.

Attorney Walsh Speaks to Students on ‘The Art of Communication’ at The Florida Justice Association Reception

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Bernard F. Walsh gave a seminar on “The Art Of Communication” during the Florida Justice Association's Law School Outreach reception at Cooley Law School. Held at the Tampa Bay Campus of Cooley Law School located in Riverview Florida, the Florida Justice Association's (FJA) student outreach reception facilitated interaction and networking opportunities between FJA member attorneys, and Cooley Law School students and facility.

Taxpayers Ask Tax Pros to Bid to Solve Their IRS Problems on FeeAuction

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a common problem. In fact, approximately 13 million taxpayers are haunted by IRS issues that they want to solve, but are too bombarded with information to know where to turn. In short, they're overwhelmed. FeeAuction.com helps to alleviate that stress. It's a user-friendly website and new marketing technology that connects concerned taxpayers anonymously with multiple, licensed tax professionals.

OpenClose’s Multi-Channel Mortgage LOS and Correspondent Platform Fuels Record Company Growth

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class loan origination system (LOS) provider, reports that it is experiencing the highest level of growth in company history. The company attributes the bulk of its growth to an increasing demand for its comprehensive LenderAssist(TM) LOS that has true multi-channel capability along with its turnkey correspondent module, OC Correspondent(TM).

Florida’s Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces Resident Companies

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center's resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.

Florida Attorney Brian O. Sutter Supported New Water System for Needy in Nicaragua

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal Injury Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has supported the construction of a new water system for the village of Guingajapa in San Nicolas, Nicaragua. The project entitled Guingajapa water system, was organized and operated by Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in USA.
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Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo – Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. TCOppNetwork and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

OpenClose President JP Kelly Named to HousingWire 2016 Vanguard Award List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that HousingWire honored its president, JP Kelly, with its second annual Vanguard Award. The list recognizes highly successful executives who are making a positive difference in their respective fields across the mortgage industry.

Florida Tax Attorney Mary King Attends CLE Seminar On Tax and Probate in Orlando

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Mary King of the Law Office of Mary King P.L. has attended a continuing legal education credited seminar. Held in Orlando Florida, the seminar focused on tax law, probate and estate planning.

Gators Can’t Stop Weeds! Here is great holiday gift for anyone on the Treasure Coast of Florida

FORT PIERCE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for that holiday gift or present for the homeowner dealing with weed problems on the Treasure Coast? A weed-free garden, patio, walkway or driveway does not have to come at a high cost to the environment. Doctor Kirchner Natural Weed Killer is your non-toxic, biodegradable, sustainable weed killer solution.
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Baby Boomer Singer Songwriter isn’t Seeking a Grammy or Looking for Fame

PLANT CITY, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delivering melodies, harmonies and lyrically driven songs, Ed Verner looks to a music passion with honesty, humility and humor. The end result and goal is neither world domination nor awards, but more so, another ear to listen, another person to download and maybe a few dollars on the side.

Attorney M. David Shapiro Advises Florida Consumers about Post-Crash Insurance Rate Hikes

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M. David Shapiro, founding partner of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has offered consumers insight into auto insurance rate-hikes that can occur after being involved in an accident.

Sarasota Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients' concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.

ARMCO COO Phil McCall Recognized as 2016 Mortgage Industry ‘Vanguard’ by HousingWire

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced today that COO Phil McCall has been honored as part of HousingWire magazine's second annual HW Vanguard Awards(TM).

TRID Defects Down Slightly in 2016-Q2 ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released its ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends report, covering the second quarter of 2016. Using the Fannie Mae loan defect taxonomy, the report details the analysis of post-closing quality control data from loan files and findings captured by the ACES Analytics benchmarking system.

Nationwide Appraisal Network Hires Monica Bankus as VP of Operations

OLDSMAR, Fla., Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide Appraisal Network (NAN), an innovative, women-owned, industry-leading appraisal management company with true national coverage, announced today that Monica Bankus has joined the company and will serve as VP of Operations. In that role, she will lead a team that will employ proprietary, groundbreaking technology, enhanced workflow and processes, improved communication with appraisers and lenders - and establish a new Platinum Standard for customer experience at NAN, a standard that with time the mortgage industry might attempt to adopt as its own.

In Florida, Grammy Winner PITBULL to Speak at Palm Beach State College’s STEAM Fundraiser

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Palm Beach State College Foundation is proud to announce that Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as "Pitbull," will be the keynote speaker for the Foundation's 2017 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America. The event will take place February 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts' Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach.

Ali Cultural Arts in Florida Offers Audio Engineering Program Thanks to a Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight...

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ali Cultural Arts is proud to announce that they will be launching "Miss Masters: Audio Engineering at the Ali" in spring 2017. This hand-on training opportunity empowers girls for careers as audio engineers, music producers and DJs.

Smiles in The Sunshine State: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister Featured in International Downtown Association’s Top Issues Council Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Downtown Association recently released their first six Top Issues Council reports, which feature industry leaders who produced in-depth research briefs on top urban issues. Kim Briesemeister, principal of Redevelopment Management Associates, served on the Public-Private Partnerships Council.

OpenClose Releases New Mobile Tools for Borrowers with Enhancements to its ConsumerAssist Solution

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it has redesigned and added new features to its borrower-facing ConsumerAssist(TM) solution to deliver exceptional online and mobile point-of-sale tools.

Miami Florida Women in Business Collaborate for Selfless Cause

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 12, 2016 professional women in South Florida and surrounding areas will gather together at White Hall Miami in Sunny Isles Beach for the second annual Tips and Tea Professionals' Night Out. Produced by Ameliorate Strategies and Development Group LLC, Tips & Tea is an exclusive event coordinated for the personal development and professional advancement of women from all backgrounds, industries, and affiliations.

PitBullTax Software Launches Stand-Alone Transcripts Delivery and Tax Reporting Product

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PitBullTax Software, the industry leader in IRS Tax Resolution software, is excited to announce that it's unveiling a new flagship product - PitBullTax Transcripts - a stand-alone IRS Transcripts Delivery and Reporting software. The product will launch at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in San Francisco from October 26-29; it's sure to create some buzz.

C Diff Foundation Preps 4th Annual C. diff. Awareness Global Campaign for Nov. 1, 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.

Florida’s Pompano Beach CRA Announces Local Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Vista Apartments will take place on October 19 at 3:30 p.m. According to Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA), the development will include 111 apartments and 3,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space. This development is the next step in the creation of The Pompano Beach Innovation District.

Attorney Walsh Attends Florida Justice Association’s Masters of Justice Seminar

BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal Injury Attorney and FJA Board of Governors member Bernard F. Walsh has attended the September 2016 Masters Of Justice CLE event. Attendees of such seminars earn Continuing Legal Education Credits or CLE's.

Attorney Frank Clark Appointed to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Experienced Workers' Compensation Attorney Frank Clark, Formerly of All Injuries Law Firm, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims.

OpenClose Adds Automated Rate Sheet Generator to its DecisionAssist PPE

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it has added a rate sheet generator to its product and pricing engine (PPE), DecisionAssist(TM). The new functionality quickly and efficiently automates rate sheet creation for timely distribution to branches and originators.

ProValue Parts Granted Trademark for its ‘ProValue’ Auto Parts eCommerce Brand

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ProValue(R) Parts, a North American e-Commerce Replacement and Performance Aftermarket Auto Parts Store. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company registered trademark status and protection for its name ProValue Parts.

ARMCO Aces Risk Management Empowers Mortgage Lenders to Automate their QC through ACESXPRESS

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading web-based financial services quality control (QC) software provider ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) announced the release of ACESXPRESS(TM), an implementation and service package for the ACES Audit Technology platform designed specifically for small to mid-sized lenders.

Trent Real Estate Expands with a New Location Serving Jacksonville Florida Home Market

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trent Real Estate is pleased to announce it has opened a new branch in Jacksonville in order to assist clients with buying and selling property for reduced 3-percent commission rates in North Florida. The firm will also continue to work with their institutional bank clients and the Department of HUD to enhance and grow its distressed asset management division throughout the State of Florida.

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 State Awards for 2016 – The Most in Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.

Florida Plaintiff Attorneys Gathered for the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and Seminar in Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board held their August Dinner and Seminar, featuring several guest speakers and notable attorneys from around the State. The seminar hosted by Manasota Trial Lawyers Board founder, attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, drew attorneys and members of the southwest and central Florida legal communities.

Chef Dan Pettis’ FUEL Restaurant Opening at North Light Yacht Club in Florida

DESTIN, Fla., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FUEL at North Light, a new restaurant providing coastal fare with island flare by North West Floridian tastemaker and chef, Dan Pettis, will open at North Light Yacht Club at 113 E John Sims Parkway. The 100 seat, casual, fine dining destination will provide locally sourced food in a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere with expansive, breathtaking, waterfront views.

Sarasota Attorney M David Shapiro Comments on Landmark $70 Million ADHD Drug Risperdal Lawsuit

SARASOTA, Fla., July 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sarasota Florida attorney commented after a Philadelphia jury returned a verdict of $70 million against Johnson and Johnson for failing to warn of the risks associated for taking Risperdal. The case involved a sixteen-year-old boy who developed breast from the medication prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADHD).

Colony American Finance Implements OpenClose Loan Origination Platform (LOS)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose(R), an enterprise-class multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Colony American Finance (CAF), a specialty finance company that provides innovative loan products to residential real estate investors, implemented the OpenClose loan origination platform to support its new Single Asset loan product across correspondent, wholesale and retail channels.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Brings to Light Legal Ramifications of Pokemon Go for Users and Property Owners

BRADENTON, Fla., July 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal injury attorney Bernard F. Walsh points out the potential legal consequences of Pokemon Go for both app users and property owners. With the advent of the popular new mobile game Pokemon Go, millions of users are scouring cities, parks, and other publicly accessible areas in a "scavenger hunt" to collect virtual creatures called Pokemon.

Fatal Tesla Self-Driving Crash Draws Comment from Sarasota Accident Attorney David Goldman

SARASOTA, Fla., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Occurring on May 7 in Williston Florida, the first fatal crash, in the U.S. of a self-driving happened and tragically shattered an impressive safety record of the vehicles that use this innovative and experimental technology. While offering the promise of much safer roads with vehicles that are equipped with both automatic accident avoidance technology and fully self-driving modes the wide spread use of such technology while still under development and testing raises many questions.

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida's New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses--all within walking distance of each other.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attends Florida Justice Association Board Of Directors Meeting

BRADENTON, Fla., July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bernard Walsh of the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh has attended the annual 2016 Florida Justice Association's convention and meeting of the board of directors. Held at The Breakers Palm Beach, the event draws Florida's most experienced plaintiff's attorneys from around the state.

Johnny Depp Statue Shows Concern for Dogs in Custody Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor's divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

Now There’s an App That Reminds Us to Put Down Our Phones and Enhance Human Connections

ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.

New Business and Marketing Podcast Creating a Digital Endurance Online

VERO BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Wait What Really Ok' is part radio show, part podcast, part strategy & part comic relief that takes apart the misconceptions, misunderstandings and mistakes of online branding, marketing and promotion by delivering up to date, easy to understand information that can be applied to your marketing, regardless of your business.

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