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Sixteenth Annual Greater Portland Festival of Nations (FON)

PORTLAND, Maine, March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hundreds of international flags again will sway in the breeze and the summer will HEAT UP on July 28, 2018 at the Deering Oaks Park; a feast for your eyes and ears will be displayed throughout the Sixteenth Annual Greater Portland Festival of Nations (FON). FON proudly celebrates and highlights Maine’s great ethnic diversity, perpetuates traditions, encourage ethnic understanding, and promote unity in Maine. FON’s theme this year is “FROM MANY DIFFERENT NATIONS, TO ONE MAINE.”

New Mobile App from Cloudvirga Connects Real Estate Agents with Loan Officers on Its Digital Mortgage Platform

IRVINE, Calif., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the launch of a new mobile app that will enable real estate agents to collaborate with mortgage loan officers in real time. This native mobile app allows instantaneous and secure exchange of loan documents and communication between real estate agents and loan teams for a faster, more efficient mortgage experience.

Two MQMR Employees Selected as MBA, California MBA Future Leaders

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that two employees from the MQMR family of companies have been selected to participate in executive leadership development programs sponsored by the national Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the California Mortgage Bankers Association.

Simplifile Debuts Enhanced Post-Closing Service to Automate Return of Trailing Mortgage Documents

PROVO, Utah, March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has enhanced its Post Closing service to help lenders automate the return of trailing loan documents. This new service is designed to save lenders time on final Closing Disclosure (CD) reconciliation, eliminate time-consuming post-closing document management tasks, and provide a complete audit trail to reduce regulatory risk.

Uproar Entertainment Releases ‘Insert Token’ – Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Julian Michael

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment announces the release of “Insert Token”, the debut stand-up comedy CD by Julian Michael. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., ‘Insert Token’ presents the unique comic perspective of a man who considers himself a “double minority.”

Life-preserving tax tips, quips and advice series, book one from Jeffrey Schneider, is now available in a Kindle Edition

STUART, Fla., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of the eBook and Kindle Edition of “Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!” (B079XWL8P9) by Jeffrey Schneider. “Now What?” is also available in paperback (ISBN: 978-0692997154) and will be published in an audiobook version in June 2018.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Designates MCT a 2018 Top Mortgage Employer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine named the company to its 2018 ‘Top Mortgage Employers’ list. MCT was one of only ten companies to be included in the Services Providers category.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Addition of Phillip Mulder and Billy Szeto to Its Commercial Real Estate and SBA Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. ( OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL ), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announces the addition of two tenured Business Development Officers to support the company’s continued expansion into the Southern California region.

C Diff Foundation Presents Award to CutisPharma in Recognition of Contribution to C. diff. Community

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that it presented CutisPharma, Inc., its “Making a Difference” award as a special recognition of the significant contribution that CutisPharma has made to the C.diff. Community: helping the advancement of C.diff. awareness as well as expanding treatment options for C.diff. patients.

Fort Recovery Local Schools expects to net a $17,000 utility rebate through energy savings project completed with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, has completed an aggressive energy savings project that is expected to save Fort Recovery Local Schools more than $30,000 a year in utility costs. The district also anticipates receiving a Dayton Power& Light rebate of more than $17,000 because of the work.

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Local Schools’ utility savings more than $6,000 above projections through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two years after completing a comprehensive energy savings project with Energy Optimizers, USA, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Local Schools has exceeded projected savings on its utility bills by more than $6,000 annually.

FormFree Returns as Sponsor of Ellie Mae Experience 2018

ATHENS, Ga., March 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year, automated verification provider FormFree(R) will sponsor Ellie Mae’s (NYSE: ELLI) annual user conference. Ellie Mae Experience 2018 takes place March 19-21 at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas.

The Treasure Awaits: Children’s Picture Book Based on Real Life Grandfather and Grandson Adventures

TAMPA, Fla., March 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Who doesn’t love a good buried treasure tale? And this one is even more intriguing because it’s the combined effort of a grandfather and his grandson. Co-authored by Patrick Carberry and his sidekick, 7-year old Christian Patrick, ‘PaPa and Christian’s Great Adventures: The Treasure Awaits’ (ISBN: 978-1483480923; paperback), is written in a way that encourages kids to spend quality time with their grandparents.

Platinum Group Metals Face Rising Prices, Tightening Supplies and Uncertain Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum group metals (PGMs), namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, are undergoing a period of market flux and in some cases, steep and rising prices, according to a new report published by Thintri, Inc.

ReverseVision’s Sold-Out Third Annual User Conference Equips New and Experienced HECM Lenders with Data-Driven Insights

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, attracted a record crowd of industry newcomers to its third annual user conference February 6-8 at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa in San Diego.

Adapt by Delta Care Rx Debuts a Shared Patient-Clinician Palliative Care Experience Powered by TapCloud

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The simple touch of a finger sparks the newest innovation in the quest for quality, responsive patient-centered care. Adapt by Delta Care Rx, an advanced disease management and therapeutics solution, debuts a patient-clinician communication interface powered by TapCloud, a leading provider of real time patient generated health data.

Gallo LLP Files first 10 Consumer Claims Against Google Following Injunction and Revision of Gmail Architecture

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Francisco Bay Area law firm Gallo LLP has filed the first of what it predicts could be thousands of individual damages cases against Google based on the same misconduct alleged in Matera v. Google, Case No. 15-CV-04062-LHK. Acting for a class of consumers who never signed up for Gmail (but nevertheless had their email scanned by Google), the Matera plaintiffs sought injunctive relief under the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act (the “Wiretap Act”) and California Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”).

Medical Care Alert Earns 6th Consecutive Angie’s List Award

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 6th year in a row, Medical Care Alert has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award for outstanding customer service. This 2018 award follows Medical Care Alert’s recent back-to-back ‘Gator100’ awards recognizing the company’s continued growth.

EaseUS has just launched EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac 3.0

CHENGDU, China, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS MobiMover Free is one of the best iPhone data transfer tools. Now, EaseUS has just launched the EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac 3.0. This version could help you to transfer all kinds of iPhone data from/to your iOS devices with a Mac. You could easily manage iPhone/iPad data like photos, videos, audios, contacts, calendars on a Mac.

Delta Care Rx Now Interfaces with HEALTHCAREfirst Electronic Health Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces an exciting interface with HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or CAHPS, Surveys and advanced analytics.

AccountChek by FormFree Will Integrate with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Digital Solution

ATHENS, Ga., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its award-winning AccountChek(R) asset verification service will integrate with LoanSphere Exchange Digital, a centralized application programming interface (API) marketplace for the mortgage industry. LoanSphere Exchange Digital is offered by Black Knight, Inc., a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

Renee Crow of EPIC to Present on Litigation Impact Awareness at CLM Annual Conference in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President, Hospitality Practice Leader Renee Crow will present at the CLM Annual Conference on Thurs., March 15 at 10:10 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas.

Energy project with Energy Optimizers, USA, nets Monroe Local Schools more than $75,000 in cost savings

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just one year after completing a project to reduce its energy consumption, Monroe Local Schools has surpassed projections for cost savings, Energy Optimizers, USA found. In 2016, the district engaged Energy Optimizers, USA, to replace all of its interior and exterior lighting with LED systems.

Hedstrom Fitness launches the newest product in the Surge Toolbox – The Surge Riptide

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is pleased to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Interia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Riptide. This specialized training tool utilizes water to create an unstable and unpredictable resistance, allowing the muscles to be challenged no matter what the exercise.

Miami Mold Specialists Acquires State-of-the-Art Personal Protection and Anti Cross Contamination Equipment

MIAMI, Fla., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High tech South Florida based mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialists, invests into advanced anti-cross contamination and personal protection systems. Cross contamination is one of the biggest unspoken concerns among indoor environmental and mold remediation companies.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister on How City Leaders Must Plan for Smart Growth Trends

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, recently spoke at the Smart Growth Partnership event in Fort Lauderdale addressing the best ways for city leaders to stay ahead of the trends that are affecting the global economy. The redevelopment expert and author of “Reinventing Your City” stressed the importance of concentrating on the changing retail environment and the growth of smart cities.

Senior Public Affairs and Communications Advisors Provide Companies and Organizations with Local Knowledge, Government and Media Contacts

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will Haynie, Crawford Moore and Steve Weintz jointly announced they have launched a strategic communications, public affairs, public relations and crisis management firm based in Mount Pleasant: HarborPR.

March is Residency Match Month: Residents Medical Candidates Achieve Medical Residency across America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every March dozens of Residents Medical medical residency candidates find out if they attained their much-desired medical residency. There is no other more anticipated event for medical school graduates than the National Resident’s Matching Program (NRMP) Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Programs (SOAP). More than 50,000 applicants apply annually, but more than 5,000 don’t make the cut. Residents Medical works to ensure their medical residency candidates achieve their dream residency.

SprayWorks Launches New Equipment Repair Spray Foam Video Series ‘Fix-it Friday’

CANTON, Ohio, March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SprayWorks Equipment Group, a spray foam and coatings equipment company, has launched a new video series for contractors. The new series of short videos, aptly named “Fix-It Friday,” is hosted by polyurethane equipment experts with decades of experience: John Davidson and Dave Penta.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Recognized as Top Small Business Lender

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced it was awarded two top small business lending partner awards in the medium sized bank category by the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration based on the largest quantity and dollar volume of SBA 7(a) loans originated. The rankings reflect the SBA’s fiscal year-end results as of September 30, 2017. These accolades follow the bank’s recognition by the SBA as the top performing small business lending partner for medium sized banks in 2016.