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Significant Changes in Airline Pet Travel Options: Company Offers Safe Alternative

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.
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Pets and Fireworks During Pandemic: Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.

​COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June's first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

AARP Maryland Seeks 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service Nominees

BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ---AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.

New Rug Website Makes Finding a Specific Rug Size a Breeze

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a common problem for consumers - finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to find what they're looking for.

Med spa adds medically supervised weight loss to its list of services in Kentucky

CRESTWOOD, Ky., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky is branching out beyond its usual cosmetic treatments to incorporate a new program geared toward weight loss and weight management. Vibrant Med Spa recently announced the addition of its new Wellness Through Weight Management Program to aid clients in reaching their weight loss goals.

New Book, ‘Tenacity’ is a Story of Courage and Resilience in the Face of Adversities

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Veena Sharma is an Indo-Fijian author, who has released her memoir "Tenacity" (ISBN: 978-1643883861). It is a story of risk, courage, and determination. Ultimately, it's a story of the human spirit's triumph over fear. Born into poverty, uprooted from her homeland, forced to marry a stranger, subjected to physical and emotional abuse.

Six PBS Stations Join A National Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative "Move to Include" initiative into five additional communities.
MAGLITE Movember Survival Flashlight

Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.
Sacramento SPCA - 2019 Doggy Dash

Sacramento SPCA ‘Releashes’ Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Tech Company HoloPundits Offers Free Augmented Reality Fireworks for July 4

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Customizable Kids’ Routine Charts Help Fill a Needed Niche

AURORA, Colo., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marie Green, founder Inspired Prose Printables, saw a need and filled it. She used her graphic design skills to create a business that helps busy parents wrangle schedules through simple drag and drop features that are actually fun for kids to follow.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix in Compostable Packaging

EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.

How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they've emerge as nymphs, it's time to take action!

African-American Mother and Daughter Team Develop Solutions in New Cosmetic Lines

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Raquel Riley Thomas and her 14-year-old daughter Maria Raquel Thomas have both started cosmetic lines to bring solutions to problems women and girls have. Raquel, an Army Veteran and former Pageant Queen, is the founder of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.

Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.
Confidence Therapist Kimmy Seltzer

Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist Kimmy Seltzer Shares 3 Reasons Why ‘Settling’ Right Now Might Be Okay

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.

Bunk 57 Ministries Receives a $40,126 grant to reshape the lives of Minority Young Men

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bunk 57 Ministries has received a $40,126 grant from the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council to fund its Youth Discipleship Program for minority youth, young men ages 12-17.

New Book: ‘Poems, Untold’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- "Poems, Untold" (ISBN: 979-8651689033), by Elen Krut, is a collection of inspirational poems written by the author to encourage, guide, reflect, and present a different perspective and observations to readers.

Kentucky Nurses Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Florida

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.

Statement from The African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce on The Civil Unrest and State of Race Relations In America

DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a civic organization committed to racial and economic justice, the sustained outpouring of grief, anger and civil unrest sweeping our country and the globe serve as a stark reminder of not only America's promises and ideals, but also its legacy injustices and shortcomings. Championing equality, diversity and inclusion, the African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (ACCC) joins the global chorus of those sickened and appalled by the inhumanity we have witnessed.
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Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts 2020 World Pride Party via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse PROTECT Week 2020 Launches on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory -- AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.

New Better Topics Card Game Helps Couples and Families Strengthen Relationships

SHEFFIELD, U.K., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new card game is on the horizon that has the potential to strengthen and improve relationships. Better Topics, a replayable card game created by Diana and Robert Indries, is a catalyst to help people have more fun, more meaningful conversations and better communication.
Fisheye Studio

Irvine-based wedding videographer Fisheye Studio offers live streaming for destination weddings during Pandemic

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fisheye Studio has seen the demand for live streaming increase for weddings since the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Orange County, California based wedding videography company recently filmed a wedding on May 20 in Hollywood for a couple whose original plans to wed were to be at the end of June.

Harlem Wizards Committed to Driving Equality, Fairness and Justice for All

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Wizards' players, staff and support personnel want to express their deep sympathy to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization, it's saddened to see the images of such heinous murders. This is very personal for the group as 90 percent of the players are people of color.
Elder Justice Lunch and Learn

Supporting Elder Care Workers, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches ‘Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series’

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.
CEO Charisse Bremond Weaver

L.A. based Brotherhood Crusade CEO weighs in on nationwide protests, calls for everyone to join the fight for change

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Brotherhood Crusade, a Los Angeles based, 52 year old civil rights institution, announced a statement today by President and CEO, Charisse Bremond Weaver, who weighed in on the recent protests in Los Angeles and across the country regarding police brutality and people of color.
George Floyd Memorial Bust - by Rodman Edwards

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for Free 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Organic Aromas Defends Intellectual Property

BOISE, Idaho, June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Organic Aromas, the creator of Nebulizing Diffuser® aromatherapy products, emphasized today that they have long owned intellectual property rights for their well-known brands Nebulizing Diffuser and Organic Aromas® as well as their diffuser products. In an effort to combat unauthorized knock-offs of their brands and products, the company has taken appropriate legal measures to protect their brands and products.
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‘Real Power Today’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in California

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pastor Arnie Klann, "Real Power Today" announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry "that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface."

Teenager Creates COVID-19 Wristbands to Educate and Raise Awareness

CHICAGO, Ill., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What started out as a small family project for three teenagers concerned for their grandparents' safety during quarantine has taken off with the launch of COVID-19 Wristband, LLC. Kenna Royce, 17, and her two younger brothers, Hayden and Colby, launched an innovative effort to help others communicate and encourage safe social distancing practices during the pandemic.

Go Online, Help Scientists Understand Child Development

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.

A tribute to an American Hero – Juan ‘Skip’ Torres

FAIRFAX, Va., May 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla. - a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran - passed away last week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia, the Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced. With his passing, America lost a true patriot and American hero who was one of the last surviving members of Task Force Smith from the Battle of Osan.

Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To turn the tide against rising rates of skin cancer in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and it's broad national member coalition of over 45 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 12th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.
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12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During 2020 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances - especially the decrease in physical contact due to social distancing measures.

Silver Solutions Offers Free Infographic Designed to Help Families Who Lost Loved Ones During COVID Crisis

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.

Farewell to an American Hero: Juan ‘Skip’ Torres – Purple Heart Recipient, Korean and Vietnam War Veteran and Retired US Marshal

PINE ISLAND, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced today that Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla.-a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran and beloved father, grandfather, and friend to many-passed away this week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia.
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Online Literary Journal ‘COVID TALES’ Helps Readers Find Meaning During 2020 Quarantine

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- APOCRYPHILE PRESS, LLC (apocryphilepress.com) has announced the launch of a new online literary journal, "COVID TALES" featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry set during the Covid-19 Sheltering-in-place order.

Pennsylvania Plumbing Company Rockets Into Unchartered Territory with Free Tele-Plumbing Services

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People facing plumbing issues in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic are currently unable or unwilling to invite a professional plumber into their homes. That's a tricky situation to be in. Rocket Plumbing & Drain is working to answer the call and has figured out how to save its community time, money and stress through its free virtual and tele-plumbing services.

Car Seat Mobility Device Born of Necessity

TOWSON, Md., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, shares that for this product, which allows persons with limited mobility to enter and exit a car with ease, necessity was truly the mother of invention. Miles was faced with a common dilemma: how to help her aging parent stay active and living a full life.

Tips for Growing Grass in Shade

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the process can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have several strategies homeowners can try to combat bare spots on shady areas on the lawn.

David and Laura Merage Foundation Donates 500 Toy Boxes to Children of Healthcare Workers

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The David and Laura Merage Foundation launched the Merage Mini Heroes project to bring joy to the children of courageous frontline healthcare workers who are putting in extraordinarily long hours away from their families. Working in partnership with Timbuk Toys and several other local businesses, the foundation created 500 age-appropriate toy boxes that were gifted to parents at St. Joseph's Hospital and Denver Health.

National STOP THE BLEED® Day is May 21, 2020

PALMER, Pa., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- STOP THE BLEED® is an important public health campaign aimed at directly saving lives-through an effort to increase public awareness and encourage people and organizations across the United States to get trained with life-saving STOP THE BLEED techniques so they can be ready to take action and stop everyday instances of life-threatening bleeding in their homes and communities.

National STOP THE BLEED® Day is May 21, 2020

PALMER, Pa., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- STOP THE BLEED® is an important public health campaign aimed at directly saving lives-through an effort to increase public awareness and encourage people and organizations across the United States to get trained with life-saving STOP THE BLEED techniques so they can be ready to take action and stop everyday instances of life-threatening bleeding in their homes and communities.
Nailing It For America

Nailing It For America: Pledging 1,975 Meals and More, Marking 45 Years Since Refugees First Arrived in the US, April 30,...

WESTMINSTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Vietnamese Americans in Orange County's Little Saigon issued a "Nailing It For America" challenge to other Vietnamese communities throughout the country: Join the national day of giving back beginning Thursday, April 30 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19).

NYT Bestseller Tosca Lee Offers Comfort, Entertainment with Nightly Story Time

LINCOLN, Neb., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee has spent the last five weeks reading to her fans live on Facebook during "Story Time with Tosca." The nightly event started March 20 with a promise to read until quarantine is no longer necessary - which means she has no idea when she'll stop.
Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

Kitten Crisis 2020: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.

The Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover Increases Freedom and Mobility for Many

TOWSON, Md., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ruby Slipper, LLC, announces that the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, a deceptively simple product that grew out of a common frustration, has become a comfortable and affordable solution to a problem faced by many persons with limited mobility: the inability to enter and exit a car. The Ruby Slipper re-opens the door to more freedom and mobility.

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