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Hedstrom Fitness Launches its Next Generation Surge® – The Surge® Storm

ASHLAND, Ohio, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Inertia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Storm. Hedstrom Fitness has brought Hydro-Inertia Training to the forefront with the Surge and Kamagon Ball(R) over the last three years.

American Fidelity Reports More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

Spaceman Leland Melvin pens ‘Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances’

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey - until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: "CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT'S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES" (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role in New Tupac Film ‘All Eyez on Me’

ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on "The Cosby Show." Twenty-one years later and mom's intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, "All Eyez on Me.

Author Mahogany Star Sizzles with Her Sexy Sequence of 2017 Summertime Book Releases

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Mahogany Star brings the sizzle to summertime reading with a sexy sequence of new book releases. Star's new titles, "Sex Degrees of Separation" and "Summer's Heat" are sure fire temperature boosters for readers who aren't afraid of the steam.

In New Thriller ‘Abduction’ Walter Blair Has Crafted a Novel for Readers Who Love a Mystery Pursuit

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Walter Blair's third novel obviously demonstrates that the success of his first two novels were not flukes. The literary skills presented by Blair in "Abduction" (2017, WBlair Publishing) place him in a class reserved for John Grisham, Danielle Steel, David Baldacci, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, to name a few.

C. diff. Awareness 2017 Bake Sale Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announces its "Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness," a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.

Operation Recreation: Iowa Mayor Thomas Kedley Issues Life-Changing Challenge to His Community

OSCEOLA, Iowa, May 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How often are you asked, "How far would you go for what you need?" Would you ever answer, "Across the entire state?" That's exactly what Thomas Kedley, Mayor of Osceola in Southern Iowa, has challenged himself to do through Operation Recreation.

Collectible ‘Famous Handguns of the World’ Collection in Miniature Now Available

ROME, Ga., May 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton & Weaver, a small firm in historic Rome, Georgia has begun producing a Collection of "Famous Handguns of the World" in one-quarter scale. These mini-replicas vary from 1 1/2-inches to 3 3/4-inches in length, are cast from zinc, electroplated with silver and an antiqued finish is applied to accentuate the features of each miniature. Every model is simply exquisite, with aesthetic detail ingrained into each creation.

TravelInsurance.com Offers 2017 Digital Security Tips for Savvy Travelers

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You may be traveling far from home this summer, but hackers with access to your digital data are only a few keystrokes away from your bank account, credit cards and overall identity, says TravelInsurance.com. The development of new digital technologies has opened up new opportunities for travelers, but at the same time has increased exposure to scams and security risks while on the road.

DJ SPLASH Expands to Full-Service for Weddings and Special Events in New Jersey

MONTVILLE, N.J., April 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DJ Splash, a premier entertainment service for weddings, corporate events and private parties across the New Jersey/New York Metro area, is now offering one stop shopping for wedding and special events with new expanded services including: a full photo and video production department, event lighting crew and photo booths.

Tax Time Again, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, "Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "And the help you get could be more than negligible."

Superfood Author Stephanie Pedersen Launches 2017 ‘Spring Back to Roots’ Book Event

MANHATTAN, N.Y., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring always makes super foods author Stephanie Pedersen dig her fingers into dark, rich earth and plant anew. That's why she launches her week-long blog party, "Spring Back to Roots," on the first day of Spring, March 20, 2017. The event celebrates the publication of her latest book, "Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood" (ISBN: 978-1454921424).

Vegetarian Alcoholic Press to Release Georgia Lundeen’s First Poetry Book, ‘Spare’

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota poet Georgia Lundeen, who made a name in verse through her popular blog Shrinks Aren't Cheap, is set to release her first physical collection of works, titled "Spare" (ISBN: 978-1-940129-69-3), on April 21, 2017, Vegetarian Alcoholic Press announced today.

Wondershare Announces Launch of a Nokia 3310 Consumer Survey

LONDON, U.K., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the constant battle of global tech giants raging, brands such as Apple, Google, Sony and Samsung are forever pushing the limits of consumer tech further than ever before, says tech firm Wondershare. Yet whilst stretching the technological horizon is the ultimate aim of every self-respecting brand, a small Finnish start-up has rocked the mobile industry by announcing the relaunch of the iconic Nokia 3310.

Artist Don Troiani Recreates The Infamous Boston Massacre

SOUTHBURY, Conn., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationally renowned Southbury Connecticut artist-historian Don Troiani has unveiled his painting of the momentous Boston Massacre. That encounter on a cold March night set forth a series of antagonistic events that climaxed in the start of the American Revolution 5 years later. (PRESS RELEASE.)
Avery Lewis

In NY, the Nation’s ‘Fastest 10 Year-Old’ Sets Another Record at Start of 43rd Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Returning champions and promising newcomers from Boston to Virginia in first grade through college and beyond competed this weekend at the opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women's Games, the nation's largest female amateur indoor track and field series.
Ed Vener

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.

North Carolina Cooks! Cottage Cooking in Asheville Gets a New Kitchen

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, North Carolina, where their motto is, "Enter as strangers, but leave as friends," is excited to report that its guests will now be entering into a new kitchen. John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, owners of Cottage Cooking, had no idea that when they started their cooking class business less than two years ago that there would be such a demand for their services.

Candidate Donald Eugene Lowe Says He Could Still Stop President-Elect Donald Trump Based on Loopholes

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No matter party affiliation, everyone can agree that this year's elections were heart-pumping. And for Donald Eugene Lowe, it might have even been a bit more so. Why? To date, he says that he is the first person in history to become a President-Elect Alternate. It's the law - a combination of many, in fact.

Author Phil Hall re-launches his ‘The Online Movie Show’ as a Weekly SoundCloud Series

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall," a weekly celebration of films and filmmaking, is being relaunched via a new channel and a new production outlet. Each half-hour episode will present original interviews with the creative talent on both sides of the camera.

Red Blood/Black Ink – A Call to Stop Bloodshed

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remy Lyon announces the release of his “Red Blood/Black Ink” music video directed by Lyon and Marc Spicer (DP of “The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8” and the upcoming "Lights Out"). "Red Blood/Black Ink" is a call to arms after all the tragedies that have been fueled by hatred - Remy Lyon's message is to respond to each other with arms that embrace, not the arms that harm.

New Dating App Focuses on Hearts not Heads

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most online dating profiles start with a request to upload a headshot, but this newly-launched dating app has something else in mind. The Hart app from Hydroponic LLC is the first dating app that features no headshots, but focuses on creativity instead.

Brand New Novel Challenges Stereotypes by Featuring a Muslim Heroine

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. "The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds," by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.

Shorts Brewing Company Sponsors Adult Summer Camp

READING, Mich., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adult Summer Camp Forever Fun, the Midwest's premier adult summer camp, is excited to add Shorts Brewing Company to the team. "The slogan of my camp is 'Everything you loved as a kid, plus craft beer!'" says Joel Paul Reisig, owner of Camp Forever Fun. "I want great beers at camp, and Shorts Brewing Company is one of the best."

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.

Eric Deng, a senior from Mission San Jose High School will enroll at USC as Stamps Leadership Scholar

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences.

TeamF1 partners with City of Fremont once more, upgrading to the Priceless Sponsor level for this year's scholarships for children

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software solutions, has stepped up as a 'Priceless Sponsor' for the City of Fremont's scholarship programs as a part of its F1rstHand community outreach program. TeamF1's F1rstHand program is the company's effort to lend a helping hand to the community by investing in deserving local causes.

Green Songs to Sing Along to: Children's Sing-Along Songs Help Families Celebrate Spring and St. Patrick's Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After a heavy winter in many parts of the U.S., parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including 'St. Patrick's Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.'

Sandra Piller Sings About a 'Good Night Kiss' in latest Country Music Ballad

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in 'Good Night Kiss,' the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller, recorded at Rough Edges Studio in Nashville.

'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new book, 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition' (ISBN: 978-1608325788) by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well as an eBook edition. Weisman's book delivers the 'who, what, when, where, why, and how' of the steps musicians and bands have to take to succeed in music.

Latest 'Books to Bookmark' List of 21 Interesting New Book Titles from 2013 announced by Publishers Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, today announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' round-up. This list of 21 new books is from the second half of 2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or so called 'big name' authors.

Join the sing-along fun with 'Valentine Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone' from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When it comes time for February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers -- and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.

Christmas Sing-Along Songs from Ruth Roberts Music Are a Gift for the Whole Family

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When elementary school teachers plan for their holiday entertainment programs, they turn to the Ruth Roberts' children's music catalog of song collections for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, and more. 'Ruth Roberts' specialty songs have been delighting children since 1973,' states Susan Nicoletti, of Goldenrod Music.

'Mistletoe and You' Song and Video Bring Joy to Country Music Fans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. 'All of those wonderful things are in this song,' states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of 'Mistletoe and You.'

Christmas Angel Network Delivers Door-to-Door Holiday Trees and Fundraising Opportunity

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the six-foot Fraser Fir transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.

Steri-Clean, Inc. announces third annual Happy HOARDidays event to help two California homeowners clean it up for the holidays

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steri-Clean, Inc. and 1-800-HOARDERS.com are pleased to announce their annual 'Happy HOARDidays' event will kick off its third year of cleaning two California hoarding/cluttered homes absolutely free, just in time for the 2013 Holiday season!

Pet Probiotic Supplements Can Benefit a Pet's Long-term Health, Making Them Essential, says Susan Blake Davis

DANA POINT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist, 'Probiotics for dogs and cats are quickly becoming an invaluable part of pet nutrition.' More veterinarians are prescribing pet probiotics as they see how much these supplements benefit dogs and cats. Probiotics are friendly bacteria that naturally inhabit the digestive tract.

Stories Behind Andrew Dice Clay Movie 'Ford Fairlane' Now Available in Kindle Edition

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marking the 23rd anniversary of 'The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,' the controversial 1990 motion picture released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Andrew Dice Clay, indie e-Book publisher Cultmachine is offering Ford Fairlane fans for the first time the original stories on which the movie was based.

Husky Haven of LA announces Huskies for Adoption Event in Hermosa Beach

PALMDALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA today announced that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store. Husky Haven of LA is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abandoned Siberian Huskies.

The new Children's Entertainment Network features reporters aged from eight to 18 covering video games, TV, film and more

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There's a new kid on the block - Children's Entertainment Network (CEN) - produced and directed by Mark Rowley is a new web series launched in mid January 2013. 'This exciting new kids' viewing venue is meant to entertain and educate,' Rowley says.

Food Finders' Third Annual Summer To End Hunger Food Drive for 2013 launches May 1st

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Food Finders announced today that it is kicking off its 3rd Annual 'Summer To End Hunger' Food Drive, starting May 1st. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive effort.

Ruth Roberts Holiday Music is Fun for the Whole Family with Humorous Seasonal Sing-A-Long Songs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids' music to help you celebrate it.

TV star and dancer Sophia Lucia from 'Dance Moms' to attempt to Break the Guinness World Record of 36 Consecutive Pirouettes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 10-year-old dance prodigy and featured performer on the hit TV series on Lifetime, 'Dance Moms,' Sophia Lucia, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of '36 Consecutive Pirouettes' on March 30, 2013 in her home town of San Diego. The event will take place at San Diego Dance Centre, where Sophia started dancing at the young age of 2.

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Member Audrey Mathews Honored with ASPA Lifetime Achievement Award

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Audrey Mathews, San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration's Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel during ASPA's Annual Conference.

Latest 'Books to Bookmark' List of 10 Interesting New Book Titles from 2013 Announced by Publishers Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' list. This is a round-up of 10 new and recent books from Q4/2012 and Q1/2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or 'big name' writers.

Carmel Valley Village olive oil tasting room The Quail & Olive hosted grand opening

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

Qvole Collective announces Premiere of Chicano Batman's Video for 'Joven Navegante'

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video 'Joven Navegante' for L.A.'s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park's newly opened 'record gallery' Strictly Grooves.

Ghost Stories for Halloween Reading – Paranormal Mysteries from the Whaley House in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DKeeley Press announces publication of the first book in the new Paranormal Mystery series, 'Having a Whaley of a Time' (ISBN: 978-0578104836) by author and publisher Donna Keeley. By using the history and "documented ghosts" from the Whaley House in San Diego, Calif., the book weaves an enjoyable, fictional mystery with real facts.

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