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Saving Grace K9s announces 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride

LEXINGTON, N.C., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saving Grace K9s announced today the 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride will be held October 30, 2021 12-5. The Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride is in honor of SPC Nickolas Maner. Nick was a combat veteran who served in the Army from 2010-2014 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.

Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

Sokal Becomes Agency of Record for New Sky Ford and Sky CJDR

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, recently signed as agency of record for Iowa based Sky Ford and Sky Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM.

Nu School Supplies Set to Open Marketplace to Help Create More African Centered Curriculum

DURHAM, N.C., July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children's learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.

China Rescue Dogs Requests Exemption from CDC’s Suspension on Imported Dogs

VASS, N.C., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs is requesting an exemption for 501(c)(3) rescues from the recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspension of dogs entering the U.S. from countries classified as high risk for rabies.

Sokal Announces New CEO

RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, announced yesterday that Melissa Z. Clark has been officially appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Clark was originally appointed as the CEO back in August of 2020 by the Board of Directors and has been slowly taking over the role as Mark Sokal, who was the former CEO, has taken a role on the Board of Directors.

Sokal Signs Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a decisive leader in automobile advertising, recently became the agency of record for Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford. Both dealerships are located in Melbourne, Florida as Sokal's scope of services continues to reach progressively into the southeast region.

Capital Powersports Earns Council of Excellence Award 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Powersports, a Honda dealership in Wake Forest has earned the Council of Excellence award in 2020. Capital Powersports has won this award for the 6th year in a row.

Heath Spivey Named New President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.

Swift Homes Makes It Easy For North Carolina Homeowners to Sell Their Houses As-Is on A Convenient Timeline

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the ability to guide sellers through their straightforward process and close transactions in a quick and hassle-free manner, Swift Homes is in a unique position to help homeowners throughout North Carolina sell their properties with ease.

The Arts Empowerment Project Awarded A 2021 Women’s Impact Fund Grant

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Arts Empowerment Project has received $63,000 from Women's Impact Fund for their 2021 Arts & Culture Grant. The grant was announced at the annual meeting of the Women's Impact Fund which was held virtually on May 10, 2021. Grants were awarded to five local non-profits in the areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services.

NCCAA Launches ‘Sleeves Up North Carolina’ COVID Vaccine Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) has launched "Sleeves Up North Carolina" - a statewide public education campaign aimed at dispelling common myths and providing factual information about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Sokal Selected as Certified Digital Ad Provider in INFINITI IMP

RALEIGH, N.C., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal Digital, an automotive digital agency, announced today that it has been selected as a certified digital advertising provider in the INFINITI Marketing Program (IMP).

China Rescue Dogs receives international recognition award for saving dogs despite their need for more funding and adopters

VASS, N.C., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, is the recipient of the "Shining World Compassion Award" by The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association based out of Taiwan.

Capital Subaru of Greenville to Participate in 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event

GREENVILLE, N.C., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Subaru of Greenville announced its participation in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event and selected the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina as their hometown charity to be added to the list of organizations that customers can select to receive a Subaru Share the Love donation.

Sokal Signs Advantage Toyota

RALEIGH, N.C., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The flourishing advertising agency, Sokal, recently became agency of record for Advantage Toyota. Branching out into the Midwest, Sokal will cover full-service advertising to the Calumet City dealership including websites and digital services.

Entrinsik Announces Multiple Hires to the Informer Development Team

RALEIGH, N.C., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrinsik, Inc., the leader in intuitive business intelligence, announced the addition of 5 new employees to the Informer Development team. The announcement comes as Entrinsik has seen increased demand for its Informer business intelligence software.

Private Equity Firm CEO Co-Hosted SXSW Wealth Diversity Panels, Announces Launch of Black Angel Investors Initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.

EarthOptics Wins the AGCO Challenge at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The AGCO Challenge at the eighth World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit was this: New sensing, measurement and edge computing technologies to monetize soil insight and carbon sequestration. And, EarthOptics rose to the occasion.

A GoFundMe Page Is Now Live to Help China Rescue Dogs with Transporting Rescue Dogs

VASS, N.C., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse and neglect in China, and finds them forever homes here in the United States. Once these rescue dogs arrive in the New York, they need to be transported to their forever homes across the country.
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Kids Read Now sends books to students – engages families: North Carolina students will spend the summer reading free books

GREENVILLE, N.C., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across North Carolina, including Pitt County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

MoBo’s new streaming service allows anyone with the talent to create a quality film or TV show a worldwide platform to...

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film, "The Big Adventures of Lil' Slick" - an animated feature film.

Over 200 dogs from China saved from slaughterhouses, meat-trade, abuse, and neglect will soon arrive in the United States on their...

VASS, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from China and adopting them into homes in the U.S. and Canada, is calling on the public to help them save over 200 additional dogs.

North Carolina Business Experiences Growth Despite Challenging Times for Many Early-stage N.C. Companies

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the pandemic struck last year, many businesses have struggled to stay afloat and others unfortunately, have had to close their doors. But Trash Can Cleaning USA, a HUB-certified North Carolina company, has not been one of them. It's managed to flourish in times of economic uncertainty, and that's mostly due to its service offering - a unique way to keep customers' trash and recycle cans clean.

Sokal Signs Keffer Volkswagen

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in the automotive advertising world, recently signed as agency of record for Keffer Volkswagen. Beginning on March 1, 2021, Sokal will provide a full range of digital and traditional advertising services.

Yes Legend Jon Anderson’s ‘Olias Of Sunhillow’ 2 Disc Remastered & Expanded Edition Now Available For Pre-order

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new expanded and remastered 2-disc edition of the classic debut solo album by YES vocalist JON ANDERSON, "Olias of Sunhillow." Released in July 1976, the album was a conceptual work recounting the story of an alien race on a journey to find a new world following volcanic destruction on their home planet.

Sokal Signs Burnworth-Zollars (BZ) Auto Group

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- East Coast Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, signed to be the agency of record for the Indiana based Burnworth-Zollars (BZ) Auto Group. Starting immediately, Sokal will initiate plans for the multi-rooftop auto group that will include a full range of traditional and digital advertising services.

Rescindo Therapeutics’ RSC-57 Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for Kabuki Syndrome

CARY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rescindo Therapeutics Inc., a drug discovery company dedicated to the development of new treatments for rare genetic disorders, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for the Company's lead drug RSC-57, for the treatment of patients with Kabuki Syndrome.

Sokal Digital to Partner with Stefan Parsons and BJMM in Daytona

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stefan Parsons and BJ McLeod Motorsports announced today that Sokal Media Group (Sokal Digital), a leader in automobile advertising from North Carolina, will adorn the No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro as a primary sponsor for the February 13th NXS opener at Daytona International Speedway. Springrates Automotive Suspension is also onboard the car for the season's opener in Daytona as an associate sponsor.

University Kia Distributes Warmth to Durham Rescue Mission

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The dealership with a big heart, University Kia in Durham, North Carolina, found a way to provide a need for the Durham Rescue Mission by heaping warmth on the mission with the gift of warm blankets for the cold winter ahead.

William Cox III Signs with JR Motorsports Late Model Team

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young racing prodigy, William Cox III will put his talents to the test with JR Motorsports' championship-winning Late Model team for 2021, while collaborating with 2020 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series champion Josh Berry.

Sokal Hires Jason Jones as Chief Technology Officer

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a full-service automotive advertising agency, announced today that Jason Jones has joined the company as the Chief Technology Officer. Sokal is an award-winning, full-service advertising agency that specializes in digital marketing and dealership services.

Capital Automotive Group Contributes $46K to Raleigh NC Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations was given to benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh. A total of $46,840 was raised.

YUNG Citizen Champions Message of Injustice and Inequality With Latest Song and Music Video, ‘Brown Butta’

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citizen Music Group wants you to know and follow Christopher "YUNG Citizen" Williams, Charlotte (N.C.) native, and you will discover someone deeply passionate and committed to raising awareness to the injustices and social inequities that exist in society today.

Insightful Woman Launches Business During Pandemic Supporting Female Artisans and Entrepreneurs

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the pandemic continues to shatter businesses and the world is urged to stay at home, Allie Petrova, founder of Bellani, a luxury merino wool blanket maker, decided to bring warmth into people's homes and lives. Like many other professionals, Petrova, a North Carolina tax attorney, replaced in-person, client meetings with virtual ones.

Capital Ford of Lillington Open and Ready to Service Harnett County Customers

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Capital family of dealership companies has expanded into neighboring Harnett County, with the addition of a newly purchased dealership. Capital Ford of Lillington is eager to be setting up shop in the former Precision Ford showroom located at 945 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.

Capital Automotive Group Contributes to Local Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program, a corporate responsibility program generated by the auto group. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations will benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh.

Teenage sensation William Cox wins Fall Classic 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 15-year-old William Cox of Chad Bryant Racing is continuing his own personal tradition of excellence in auto racing after recently winning the Fall Classic season finale at Orange County (N.C.) Speedway on Oct. 24, 2020.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro Hosts Triad Golden Retriever Rescue Event

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Subaru of Greensboro is proud to announce that they are celebrating the Subaru Loves Pets Event AND National Make a Dog's Day by partnering with Triad Golden Retriever Rescue for a day of totally PAWSOME fun for all pets!

Berico Fuels Appoints Fourth Generation Company President

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by W.N. Berry in 1924, Berico Fuels recently named its sixth Berry to be the company's president. Will Berry is fourth generation and does not take the position for granted.

‘Finishing Touches’ Closes the Gap Between Estate Plans and the Details of Everyday Life

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katrina Bragg, owner of Task Mania, a leading virtual administrative assistant service, today launches "Finishing Touches," a living document designed to capture and organize an individual's most important personal information.

Asheville Cooking Classes – A Fun and Educational Alternative to Dining Out

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After being closed for several months, Cottage Cooking Asheville has re-opened, but classes look a little different now. They're even more intimate and guests will enjoy more of a demo versus hands-on experience.

Capital Pre-owned Opens New Location in Leland, North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Pre-owned of Wilmington, ventured into the inception of another new location, this time in Leland, North Carolina.

Sokal to Sponsor Greg Biffle’s Return to NASCAR

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in the advertising world, will sponsor the long-awaited return of Greg Biffle to NASCAR. Sokal, a long-time supporter and avid fan of NASCAR, will be the proud sponsor of this event.

New Book: ‘Morning Glory 2’ – 366 Conversations to Inspire and Offer Hope

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What A Word Publishing and Media announces the paperback print and ebook release of "Morning Glory 2" (ISBN: 978-1732824034), with 366 daily conversations for an entire year. Written by Sheila Hayford, this book is inspiring, thought provoking and refreshingly honest. It is an easy read and highly recommended.

Open Book Extracts Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer that...

ROXBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Open Book Extracts (OBX) is voluntarily recalling to the consumer level all lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer that are labeled to contain methanol.

Bituminous Press Publishes New Book, ‘Loud and Sure of Myself’

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bituminous Press is pleased to announce the completion of the latest book by author Gerry Stanek. At once humorous and heartfelt, "Loud and Sure of Myself" (ISBN: 979-8668873326) is a rambling and luminous childhood journey through a simpler time - the 1970s - and a loving look at a place they once called Coal Country, a pocket of small towns in Western Pennsylvania.

Money Flows to Talent: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this third installment of the BWC Consulting's series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.

Groundbreaking New Book Transforms the Death Process for Terminally Ill, Families

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Individuals who are living with a terminal illness and the people who love them can now deeply transform their shared experience of the dying process, thanks to a new book released today by author Melody LeBaron, "Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying" (ISBN: 978-1733477123).

Facilities Planning Services Group Creates Re-Shoring Team Plan to Help Re-establish Manufacturing in the USA

WILMINGTON, N.C., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Facilities Planning Services Group has announced the formation of the FPS Re-shoring Team. This team of specialist will help USA companies relocate their manufacturing operations back to the mainland to lessen their dependency on offshore outsourcing.

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