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Healthy Homes Expert Rick Bayless Today Offers New ‘Radon Health Risks’ E-Book to Public

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rick Bayless, owner and founder of A Healthier Home, LLC, today offers a new e-book, “Radon Health Risks: What You Need to Know When Living or Working in the Southern Appalachians.”

MCT Launches InvestorMatic™ Program to Elevate the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.

Fanplayr Strengthens its Global Presence with Opening of New Australian Branch in Sydney

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fanplayr, an American company, founded in 2011 in Palo Alto, that converts online users into buyers thanks to Behavioural Data analysis, announces the opening of a new office in Sydney.

Debuting this November: Christmas at Schnepf Farms

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 250-acre Schnepf Farms, one of the Phoenix area’s favorite destinations, is turning into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Together with World of Illumination, the leader in Christmas entertainment with the world’s largest animated holiday light show, the Farm is unveiling Christmas at Schnepf Farms-a new kind of holiday magic for the entire family.

FormFree Teams Up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Revolutionize Digital Mortgage Loan Applications for Borrowers and Lenders

ATHENS and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has teamed up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help lenders intelligently pre-fill the Universal Residential Loan Application (Form 65/1003) for mortgage applicants. The combined solution significantly reduces the amount of information a consumer must manually input.

Avondale Estates Mayoral Candidate Clai Brown Refutes Disinformation, Invites More Community Dialog

AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2019 Candidate for Mayor and former City Manager Clai Brown has issued the following statement to ensure Avondale Estates citizens have access to facts on matters that may determine their November 5 election-day decisions about the future of their unique city and community.

Industry Veteran Chris Olsen Joins OpenClose as Vice President of Sales Engineering

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it added technology veteran Chris Olsen to help further expand its sales department. Chris holds the newly created position of vice president of sales engineering.

New York’s Daughter Seeks Community Support

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City native Faye has launched a Lifestyle and Travel vlog featuring NYC landmarks and cultural institutions from Lincoln Center to Highline Line Park. ‘Life of Faye Vlogs’ follows Faye as she builds her brand from New Face to Agency Represented Runway Model!

LBA Ware’s CompenSafe™ Enhances the Loan Originator Experience at Guaranteed Rate

MACON, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Guaranteed Rate Companies has improved internal processes and enhanced the loan originator (LO) experience with the implementation of CompenSafe.

SimpleNexus Integrates with Reggora, Enabling Loan Originators to View and Manage Appraisals on the Go

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has partnered with Reggora, the leading automated appraisal technology for mortgage lenders and appraisers in delivering a range of origination solutions for the mortgage industry.

ReverseVision Unveils New Tech Strategy with Major Platform Updates and Brand Transformation at 2019 MBA Annual Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced its transformation as an API-enabled flexible reverse lending platform, unveiling a new logo as part of its revised mission and rebranding.

Whimstay Launches App Delivering Real Savings on Last-Minute Vacation Rentals

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last minute vacation rental deals, today announced the launch of the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.

GV Apothecary Announces the Launch of Their New Retail Model, Re-Branding a Former Schenectady Vape Shop

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GV Apothecary, a harm reduction and alternative wellness retailer, has announced that their new retail concept is set to open on October 24 at 11 a.m. at 1321 Erie Blvd in Schenectady. The unique storefront will feature a variety of CBD and hemp-based products, and other harm reduction and alternative wellness products.

Whole Brain Consulting to Host Styles 4 Kidz Annual Fall Gala at Historic Elizabeth Cheney Mansion

OAK PARK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whole Brain Consulting, a food industry consulting firm, is sponsoring the 4th annual Styles 4 Kidz Fall Gala charity event Saturday, November 2. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Elizabeth Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302.

Honoring Michigan’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies

MT. CLEMENS, Mich., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Imperial Beverage has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and nationally distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Whiskies.

Deacon Jones Family of Dealerships Celebrates the Opening of Deacon Jones Kia

GOLDSBORO, N.C., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Auto Group is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location. Deacon Jones Kia will open its doors on Monday, October 21, 2019. The dealership plans on doing a Chamber of Commerce and an official grand celebration later this year.

7th Annual DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EVENT to Exhibit 50 Altars, Showcase Local Artists

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest annual Day of the Dead celebration in Texas, Día de los Muertos (Muertos Fest) will feature the largest open altar exhibit and artistic competition at the 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 at Hemisfair.

First Faith and Family Film Musical ‘A Week Away’ to Release In 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical “A WEEK AWAY” scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.

AGS Laboratories Releases Digital Diamond Grading Reports – Digital Format Serves as the Official Document #AskForAGS

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AGS Laboratories announces the launch of their grading reports in a digital platform. The digital documents serve as an official grading report and will be formatted the same as AGS Laboratories’ printed documents.

North Korea Ejects Aaron Ozee’s Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ from DMZ

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of the notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), clashed with the government of North Korea when the attempt was made to bring his parable across the border at Panmunjom.

Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Agreement to Merge

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) whereby CalWest Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of CALW and BCAL.

Cabling Weak, Heavy Tree Branches Now Can Prevent Huge Costs Later

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. The time and money it costs to clean up these disasters can be astronomical! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain why cabling a tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run.

Legacy Global Development Announces High Demand for Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize with New Homes Under Construction Featuring Brand New 2-Bedroom XL Floor Plan

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced that its Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize are selling out fast. There are currently only four Bungalows still available, two of which have waterfront locations. As the Bungalows have become highly desirable to homebuyers, prices have gone up for the second time this year on the waterfront locations, and new bungalows are currently under construction to satisfy its popular demand.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro to Hold Dog Appreciation Day Event

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Subaru of Greensboro will host a free dog wash event in honor of Subaru’s “Make a Dog’s Day” effort. Sparked by the “Subaru Loves Pets” initiative, the Greensboro dealership will welcome dogs and their owners to enjoy the celebration, spotlighting their support for the love and well-being of our furry friends.

New Novella ‘Off the Hook’ by Romance Author Dania Voss Explores the Challenges of Young Love, Wealth and Professional Sports

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicagoland romance author Dania Voss explores the challenges of young love while dealing with the pressures of wealth and professional sports, in her latest release, new adult novella “Off the Hook” (ISBN: 978-1773399911; Ebook).

STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

New DocMagic Mobile Application Leverages Backend Technology to Fill Critical Gap in Digital Lending Workflow

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced the launch of its new LoanMagic mobile application. LoanMagic, which is provided free to all DocMagic customers, leverages a powerful backend platform that provides full interoperability with DocMagic solutions, as well as other third-party mortgage software.

Tubular Solenoids from Johnson Electric are the Secret Ingredient to High-Tech Assemblies and Smart Devices

VANDALIA, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing to confound the competition and impress manufacturers in 77 countries, Johnson Electric is proud to announce today the release of their new 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 STA-model tubular solenoid. The product improves upon current brass sleeve technology by providing a longer stroke, higher cycles, and better mounting capacity.

Independent Research Proves Kids Read Now Reading Program Eliminates Summer Slide

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to an independent study of the program’s efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

New Cutting-Edge Medical Practice to Hold Grand Opening Event in Gilbert

GILBERT, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GhentMD, a new medical practice integrating innovative health and wellness services invites the public for a Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The Grand Opening will include a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from 12: 45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and a Grand Opening Event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the clinic in Gilbert, Arizona.

Pyramid Press Announces ‘And What is Hell’ – A True Story of Christian Faith and Freedom Exposing the Dark Secrets at Patton State Mental Hospital

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “And What is Hell – A True Story: Exposing The Dark Secrets Of ‘The Insane Asylum'” was released today in its second printing (ISBN: 978-0989901765). This compelling true story is all about religious freedom and Christian faith.

Arizona Native Celebrates Three Decades of Promoting Shopping to Travelers Worldwide

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona native and Scottsdale resident Kathy Anderson, President of Anderson Retail Tourism Marketing, is celebrating 30 years in a unique aspect of the travel and tourism industry – Shopping Tourism. Traditionally, one thinks of a travel and tourism businesses as being airlines, hotels, rental cars, attractions and of course, destination marketing organizations like convention and visitors bureaus (CVB’s).

‘MINE NOT YOURS’ Fashion Event Release: Nov. 16, 2019 at Fred Segal Sunset

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fashion Designers Jordan Willner and Debbie Rosove announce their MINE NOT YOURS fashion event at Fred Segal Sunset, 8500 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Event is Nov. 16, 12-3 p.m.

California Villain Announces a New Rocking Single Release ‘A Little After Midnight’ on October 31

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In anticipation of their upcoming 2020 EP release, California Villain announced they will release their first single “A Little After Midnight” on October 31. This is an absolute fun rocking tune, with true California style.

Inspirational Short Film, ‘Camp Kennebec: The History’ to screen at Marina del Rey Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Marina del Rey Film Festival will hold a public screening of the new Broad Street Studios documentary short film, “Camp Kennebec: The History” on Tuesday, October 22 at 12 p.m. at the Cinemark 18 Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles. Tickets are available through the Festival’s website.

Hearst Connecticut Media Group Names Edgerton, Inc. a Winner of the Hearst Connecticut Top Workplaces 2019 Award

MONROE, Conn., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgerton, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by Hearst Connecticut Media Group. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Pride Remodeling, LLC Receives 2019 Best of Chandler Award

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pride Remodeling, LLC has been selected for the 2019 Best of Chandler Award in the General Contractor category by the Chandler Award Program. They offer everything from the ground up to include small home improvements all the way up to additions and new builds.

FormFree Welcomes Christy Moss, CMB as Director of Partner Relationships

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced it has appointed former Fannie Mae Strategic Business and Relationship Manager Christy Moss, CMB as director of partner relationships. In her role at FormFree, the 30-year mortgage industry veteran will strengthen and grow industry partnerships and cultivate internal talent as leader of the company’s strategic sales team.

VELDT Reveals its LUXTURE AARDE Watch: The Perfect Balance of Intelligence and Beauty

TOKYO, Japan, Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 1, VELDT Inc. will unveil the most intuitive and attractive ‘smartwatch’ ever. The LUXTURE AARDE(tm) features new technology that revolutionizes how we receive information from a watch. For seekers of balance, the new LUXTURE goes beyond smartwatches to help users achieve intelligence and beauty.