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Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Carpinteria Goes Solar to Reduce Hotel’s Carbon Footprint

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located in Carpinteria, California, owned and operated by the HMBL, LLC, is pleased to announce the activation of their solar power generating system. The hotel has installed over 500 solar voltaic panels on new carports built in the parking lot.

Tennessee’s 1st Democratic Nominee Blair Walsingham Announces the ‘Freedom Grant’

EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee’s 1st District will award two “Freedom Grants,” $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to “empower individuals to move beyond survival.”

Enhanced Quality and Safety Assurances for Customers of BUCHHOLZ PAINT AND AUTOBODY

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BUCHHOLZ PAINT AND AUTOBODY of GAINESVILLE is now a certified collision repair shop, which ensures customers that their collision repairs will adhere to the latest industry quality and safety standards.

Move For Hunger and Chadwell Supply Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chadwell Supply, a trusted MRO source of maintenance supplies for multi-family properties and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, have announced a new partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States.

New SimpleNexus eClosing feature enables mortgage lenders to conduct speedy and convenient hybrid closings of purchase and refinance loans

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the release of SimpleNexus eClosing, a new feature that enables lenders to conduct hybrid closings for purchase and refinance loans.

Kuni Foundation Awards $100,000 Housing Access Grant to Community Vision

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Vision, a leader in advancing self-advocacy and person-focused housing for people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a $100,000 grant from the Kuni Foundation to enhance housing access efforts.

ViewTech Borescopes Announces Q3 2020 New VJ-3 Video Borescope Users

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes continues to be the recommended and preferred nondestructive testing (NDT) visual inspection tool utilized across North America with their VJ-3 video borescope. With thousands of users relying on their VJ-3 to improve maintenance, inspection and repair processes, two of ViewTech’s newest clients include a semiconductor company and a marine transportation company.

Kraft Technology Group Ranked Among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Channel Futures creates an annual, comprehensive list, known as the MSP 501, to recognize some of the best managed service providers (MSPs) around the globe. This year, Kraft Technology Group Ranked among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs.

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery Celebrates 15 Years of Making Lowcountry Residents Smile

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — August 2020 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery as a cornerstone in the Lowcountry community. The oral surgery practice was founded with a commitment to making the highest levels of patient care accessible and convenient.

Gordon Brush Receives a Letter of Commendation from the United States Army

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) commends Gordon Brush for the development of a “Chamber Brush” that cleans the main gun on the Abrams Tank, saving the Army $1.5 billion.

Deuxmers Releases New Titles by Peter Shaindlin and by Lee Siegel

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deuxmers Publishing announces the release of two new novels by Lee Siegel, “Typerotica” and “Horseplay”; and a long-awaited collection of new poems by Peter Shaindlin, titled “Ravens, Nights.”

Current Builders Tests Next Generation Construction Tech Tools

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders was one of the first construction companies to embrace BIM (Building Information Modeling), now the innovative construction company is evaluating a variety of advanced tech tools, seeking the best new solutions to improve productivity.

New Book Exposes Epidemic in ‘Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds’

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Agent Orange Day is August 10. While COVID-19 races through the U.S. population, another invisible killer continues to rage among our already endangered population. Agent Orange continues to contaminate and kill civilians and veterans more than 50 years after spraying. Two Marines, Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, have published a personal account detailing damage done to both body and soul: “Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds” (ISBN 978-1634989565).

Velocity Credit Union gives members free access to their FICO® Scores

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union credit card holders can now access their FICO Scores at no charge through monthly statements and online banking. FICO Scores will be refreshed on a quarterly basis and checking them will not affect credit ratings.

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).

MCT Fortifies Its Team of Mortgage Industry Leaders Before 2020 Market Volatility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it appointed two mortgage industry veterans in early 2020 which strengthen its support to the capital markets community during the worldwide pandemic and associated financial turbulence.

Mid America Mortgage’s Kara Lamphere Named 2020 HW Woman of Influence

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere has been named a 2020 HousingWire Woman of Influence. A two-time winner (2017), Lamphere was recognized this year for her continued efforts to push the envelope regarding what is possible for lenders in today’s origination environment.

Spyine Releases Special iPhone Monitoring for Parents

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spyine, a well-established phone monitoring application, rolled out a new parental monitoring feature for its users recently. The iPhone Parental Monitoring feature helps track the iPhone activities and is expected to solve the biggest problem of parents.

Top of Mind’s SurefireCRM Named Product of the Year at 2020 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has been named a 2020 Product of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

New Exchange OST Recovery Tool Repairs 96.78% of Errors

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DataNumen releases a new major update for its Exchange OST Recovery tool. With the new version the software once again proves its status of one of the most efficient recovery tools for Microsoft Exchange Server on the market with its nearly 97% successful recovery rate.

Lifelong Writer and Survivor of Cancer and Abuse Shares Her Story In a Self-Help Book

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Through It All I’m Still Standing” (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.

Pittsburgh Electrical Insulation (PEI) Acquires Fibertek to Expand Manufacturing Capacity

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pittsburgh Electrical Insulation, Inc. (PEI) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Electrical Products Division of Fibertek, Inc. of Franklin, Tenn. Fibertek is a manufacturer of leading-edge specialty fiberglass tapes and high-performance laminates for electrical insulation applications in electric motors, generators, and transformers.

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.

ZenTek Consultants Launches Training & Networking Hub for the Civil Engineering Industry

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ZenTek Consultants is pleased to announce the launch of the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub, the premier professional tool for anyone who works in the Civil Engineering & Survey industries.

Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mullen’s Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen’s Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.

SimpleNexus’ Pamela Faulkner and Anna Ratanawan Named to HousingWire’s 2020 Women of Influence List

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that Director of Mortgage Solutions Pam Faulkner and Vice President of People Operations Anna Ratanawan have been named 2020 HousingWire (HW) Women of Influence honorees.

FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King Honored as HousingWire 2020 Women of Influence

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) as a 2020 Woman of Influence. In its tenth year, the Women of Influence awards program honors 100 women who are “shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.”

Seattle Company, Oscilla Power, Developing Breakthrough Approach to Recharging Underwater Vehicles

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.

Shuler Research Studies COVID Public Communication Effectiveness

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shuler Research, a social modeling research group noted for predictions based on public risk tolerance, is studying effectiveness of COVID-19 information and how the public uses it to make strategic decisions.

YUASA Systems to Demonstrate New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayflex Solutions announces that YUASA Systems, the leading provider of endurance test systems for displays and flexible electronics, will demonstrate new solutions for flexible display testing at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week, taking place virtually August 3-7, 2020.

PILLARZ LLC Online K-6 Education Introduces ‘Friends & Family’ 50% Discount Program

RENO, Nev., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PILLARZ LLC, a leading K-6 online educator, announced today its “Friends & Family” program., providing parents the opportunity to enroll their child in any PILLARZ educational program for a month and receive a 50% discount for a sibling or friend.

IDmission, LLC Announces Biometric Upgrade Path for Enterprise Security Access Points

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IDmission, LLC, a global leader in biometric and AI technology that reduces risk associated with false identities today announced its Identity Management System (IDMS) to significantly reduce unauthorized access to large multi-tenant facility access points.

Florida Gators, The Libman Company Announce Multi-Year Relationship with Primary Presence During Basketball Season

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida Gators Sports Properties, on behalf of the University Athletic Association (UAA), today announced a new relationship with The Libman Company, a family-owned business that has been making quality cleaning tools since 1896.

RPP Products Selects Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as Branding and PR Agencies of Record for Its New ‘Premier Pure’ Hand Sanitizer Product Line

BLOOMINGTON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RPP Products today announced that it has selected Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as its branding and PR team for the company’s new Premier Pure hand sanitizer product line. In March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RPP Products pivoted from motor oil production to hand sanitizer production in just seven days.

Aligned Technology Solutions Ranked Among Virginia Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Virginia on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

Whiteflash Named 2020 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2020 Pinnacle Award -the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service.

OpenClose Integration with Access Business Technologies Provides Faster Exchange of Loan Data Between LOS and Third-Party Systems

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the industry-leading mortgage fintech provider and omni-channel loan origination system (LOS), announced that it integrated with Access Business Technologies’ (ABT) MortgageExchange interface solution.

When the Pandemic Stopped TV Production in NYC, a Camera-crane Company Started Shooting Iconic Classic Cars for Free

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The alluring beauty of classic automobiles is the subject of short videos by television camera-crane specialist Howard Heitner, launching as Classic Car Video.

New Book Explores Unique World of Intrapreneurs and Their Role in Business Growth

BOSTON, Mass., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and intrapreneurship expert Susan Foley, Managing Partner of Corporate Entrepreneurs LLC, is excited to announce the release of the paperback version of her latest book, “Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why” (ISBN: 978-1734956900).

Ursula Weinkauff and Focus Group are Joining Local Real Estate

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local Real Estate, LLC., today announced that Ursula Weinkauff and Focus Group are joining Local Real Estate, a business pairing that promises to be successful for years to come.