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Datasembly’s Real-Time Data is Helping Retailers Respond and Plan Ahead

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Datasembly is providing real-time insight into product pricing and availability data for retailers across America. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a landscape requiring retailers to focus on challenges posed by increased competition, omnichannel execution and contactless data acquisition.

PULLING BACK THE MASK: Masks Do Not Conceal Government Policies and Private Towing Companies’ Practices that Wound Poor Families and Damage...

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Fair Towing Alliance, has begun an intense period of records research and analysis in West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland, to pull back the mask on government agencies and private towing companies that seize and often sell the cars of people who are poor - and for a profit.

Top Housing Officials and Execs to Speak At #NEXTDC20

EDMOND, Okla. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, LLC (NEXT) and Housing Finance Strategies have announced an all-star lineup of Washington and housing industry luminaries that are confirmed to speak at #NEXTDC20, a virtual executive summit that will take place on November 10, 2020.

ITA and Getting to Global Announce New Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Getting to Global and the International Trade Administration (ITA) have partnered to help exporters better navigate federal government trade resources. As such, all federal assistance available to exporters will now be made available on Export Connect, a new platform that brings together in one place all the resources businesses need to export smarter.

National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

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.

Zoetic Global Announces Addition of Trammell S. Crow to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zoetic Global, a US-based clean technology firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Trammell S. Crow to their board of directors. Mr. Crow is a businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and innovative champion for a sustainable future.

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.

BHERC ‘Operation Love’ Set to Deliver Mother’s Day Sunday Meals and Essential Goods to Homeless Families in Washington, DC and Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) continues its "Operation Love" outreach Saturday May 9, and Sunday, May 10, 2020 in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland targeting homeless families with "underlying" health and psychosocial conditions who have been extremely impacted by COVID 19 shelter in place mandates and need assistance.

Towing Companies in US Profit from the Poor Without Government Intervention says Fair Towing Alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Fair Towing Alliance insists that as Congress drafts additional COVID-19 relief legislation, that they reconsider current laws and practices on car towing that devastate poor families and force individuals into unsafe homeless shelters, all while the government and towing companies profit.

Economic Growth and Public Policy Propel Homeownership Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the first of a three-part series on the impact of economic growth and public policy on homeownership rates, housing policy consultant Allen Jones, Managing Director, Housing Finance Strategies, provides commentary on the drivers of recent increases.

FIL-AM EXPO 2020 in Northern Virginia billed as the largest Filipino-American event in DMV area on June 13-14, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Metro Washington DC (PACC-DC), in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, is spearheading what is now being billed as the largest Philippine-American event in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area - the Fil-Am Expo 2020 on June 13 and 14, 2020, following the June 12 Philippine Independence Day.

NEXT and Housing Finance Strategies Announce #NEXTDC20

EDMOND, Okla. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capitalizing on the success of their recent executive summit in Washington D.C., NEXT Mortgage Events and Housing Finance Strategies announced #NEXTDC20, their second annual event to be held shortly after the November 2020 election in Washington, D.C.

Inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership Award Goes to Lee Raagas, CEO of Skid Row Housing Trust at NEXTDC19

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ahead of the highly anticipated #NEXTDC19 summit on November 18, 19 in Washington, D.C., from NEXT Mortgage Events, conference co-host Faith Schwartz, President of Housing Finance Strategies, announced that Kerri Milam, president of Depth Public Relations will present the inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership award to Lee Raagas, Chief Executive Officer of Skid Row Housing Trust.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jump$tart Coalition's 2019 National Educator Conference - an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers - is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 - 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.

Real Change: Expanding Congress to Include a Citizens Assembly

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An Assembly of 600 citizen-delegates is being established by NewUnity.Org and it is expected to eventually become a third-chamber of Congress via constitutional amendment, creating a tri-cameral legislature. The first session of the Assembly is scheduled to start in early 2020. Any U.S. citizen over the age of 18 can be a delegate to the Assembly, provided they satisfy some eligibility requirements.

DJ Throdown, aka Ross Volpe, Continues Reign as America’s Best DJ, Capturing Second Consecutive DMC US Finals DJ Championship

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington, D.C. area's very own and most eccentric turntablist entertainer, DJ Throdown, AKA Ross Volpe, continued his reign as "America's Best DJ" by again winning the prestigious DMC US Finals DJ Battle. DJ Throdown will represent America on September 28 in London at the DMC World DJ Championships, where last year he finished 5th best in the world.
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EPIC Launches New Employee Benefits Consulting Labor Practice Led by Kimberly Cicero in DC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.

Ecsazza, Inc. Releases Digital Workflow Management (DWM) Industry Whitepaper

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecsazza, Inc., an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of digital workflow management (DWM) software, just launched its latest industry research. Its white paper, "The Business Case for Digital Workflow Management Software", discusses the trends driving DWM adoption, why some businesses are still on the fence, and how to choose the right DWM vendor for your organization.

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy's free online college-credit courses.

Wellness Company Introduces Next Level Experiences to Its Clients

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On a warm summer evening, what could be a better recipe for health and entertainment than learning how to make your own sushi? Wellness, nutrition, and fun all in one roll. Putting entertainment, community, and engagement into healthy living is the goal for F3 Wellness Connections, D.C. and Northern Virginia's hottest Wellness Concierge. (VIDEO)

2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies' panel of judges.

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.

Former Treasury Official Craig Phillips to Deliver Keynote at #NEXTDC19

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, and Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, D.C. advisory firm founded by Faith Schwartz, today announced that former Treasury Department official, Craig Phillips, will deliver the keynote #NEXTDC19 on November 19, 2019 at Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.

FiberGuide migrates GeoQuote interface to a new domain for better procurement of business Internet, Ethernet services and other network solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FiberGuide, a Northern Virginia based consulting and fiber optic training company today announced the migration of the GeoQuote interface to a new domain - geoquote.co.

Documentary Debut Recounts Stories of Religious Persecution, Courage and Hope

WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt" will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

ACEC Business Insurance Trust and Greyling/EPIC Announce New Trustee Appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Paul Boyce, P.E., PG, has been appointed a Trustee for the ACEC Business Insurance Trust.

New Book ‘Total Sh*t Donald Trump’ Skewers the President

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Paul Orwell's new book "Total Sh*t Donald Trump" (ISBN: 978-1733807302; ppb; Oceania Press) released today on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and many other platforms, makes the case that the president is, in a sense, "the physical embodiment of our nation's collective excrement" and that "we citizens have a duty to flush it, not just shovel it."

NEXT and Housing Finance Strategies Form Strategic Alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's mortgage technology summit, today announced it has engaged in a strategic alliance with Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, DC-based advisory firm led by renowned industry veteran and award winner Faith Schwartz, former executive director of HOPE NOW.

DC Startup Sorcero Brings New Tech to Adult Learners at Byte Back

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning technology skills requires technology. That's why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.

Byte Back to Bring Free Tech Career Training to Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization's Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.

American Society of Appraisers (ASA) partners with Anow to give real property appraisers a competitive edge

RED DEER, Alberta and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced a partnership with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) that gives members a significant discount off Anow's core appraisal office management platform and early access to the tech firm's cutting-edge products currently in development.

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or BG Free for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children's National Health System.

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion in Inaugural TD Ready Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.

Secure Insight Creates National eClosing Training Program Using DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Secure Insight, a New Jersey-based data intelligence and vendor management firm, announced today at the MBA's Annual Convention and Expo that it teamed with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to develop and host an online training program.

In Washington D.C., Brainy Camps’ Race for Every Child Team to Support Programs for Children with Chronic Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, has announced its participation in the Race for Every Child fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The annual event, scheduled for Oct. 20, 2018, is sponsored by Children's National Health System and helps to raise funds for the pediatric hospital's many departments and causes.

ACEC Business Insurance Trust Announces New Trustee Appointments and Leadership Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor shares how to engage your adult kids about preparations for their own retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his compact new book, "Parent's Guide to Your Child's Retirement: 21 Thought-Provoking Conversations to Have with Your Adult Children" (ISBN: 978-0999641415) Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(SM) Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers an easy to follow structure that may serve to enable you and your adult children to have positive, engaging and thoughtful conversations regarding their future retirement.

Pop Culture Icon Donnie Simpson Celebrates 50-year Career with his Highly Anticipated Memoir

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oracle Group International announces the publication of "THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music" (13th and Joan; Hardcover; Jan. 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1732646469) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.

New NTP Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, Yet Critics Ignore Study They Once Welcomed

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A study led by researchers at the federal government's National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.

New book, ‘The Mindset of Retirement Success: 7 Winning Strategies to Change Your Life’

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his new book, "The Mindset of Retirement Success: 7 Winning Strategies to Change Your Life" (ISBN: 978-0999641408), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers blunt advice to anyone who has been putting off retirement planning.

Mike Klaschka of EPIC to Present on Financial Risk at Nov. 7 DC Alternative Investment Consortium Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Mike Klaschka will present at the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DC-AIC) on Tues., Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

US Housing News: NAMB Releases Housing Outlook, says Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

NAMB – The Association of Mortgage Professionals Appoints John Stevens as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.

Ochulo, Howard University Alumnus’ International Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Makes U.S. Debut at Black Hollywood

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University's homecoming at the legendary Social Architects' Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, "The People's Paradise," presents Ochulo's revolutionary men's and women's fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.

MORTGAGE NEWS: NAMB Appoints Valerie Saunders as Its New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization's new executive director.

NAMB Rebrands to Better Reflect the Professional Diversity of Its Member Base in Mortgage Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced a rebranding that includes a new logo and marketing campaign. NAMB's new brand identity emphasizes the diversity of its member base, which includes individual loan originators and small and midsize mortgage origination businesses of all kinds-brokers, bankers and correspondent lenders.

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.
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Greyling’s Bundschuh and Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

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