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Record-Setting Video Borescope Unit Sales Begin Second Quarter 2021

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With thousands of ViewTech Borescopes clients relying on a VJ-3 video borescope for routine inspections and maintenance, word-of-mouth referrals contributed to ViewTech’s record unit volume sales during April business.

Siperstein Dermatology Group Reveals Revolutionary Moxi Laser

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to help patients look and feel their best, Siperstein Dermatology Group reveals the revolutionary Moxi Laser this month. The Moxi Laser is the latest way to revitalize and refresh skin’s appearance by improving tone and texture, providing patients with a gentle approach to radiant skin.

MCT’s Enhanced Best Execution (EBX) Technology Automates MSR Retain-Release Decisions

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading®, Inc. (MCT), the leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today their Enhanced Best-Execution (EBX) tool used for MSR retain-release decisions has now automated the function of pulling comprehensive data from MCTlive!® and MSRlive!®.

Edupoint Named CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories for Outstanding Response to Pandemic

MESA, Ariz., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that its industry-leading student data and learning management solution, Synergy® Education Platform, has been named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Customer Experience in EdTech and Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education categories.

Stride’s Evidence-Based Autism Therapy Now Available at Four Iowa Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stride Autism Centers (“Stride”), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.

Top of Mind launches ‘Retention Center’ to help loan originators foster customer loyalty

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6, 2021 (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, today announced it has launched the Surefire CRM Retention Center to help loan originators (LOs) foster loyalty among their clients.

A Fresh Start For 2 Female DEVELOPERS

HAMMOND, Ind., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ms. Vianna C. Little, Visionary at Fresh Start Now Enterprise with Ms. Freddie C. Batchelor, A Systemic Change Catalyst at Enterprise of Destiny, two mission-driven women of color professional social enterprise business owners and developers, have come together to launch Project300(™)!

National Coronavirus Hotline: Expanding to Rural and Underserved Counties in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Coronavirus Hotline (NCH), a treatment center for Coronavirus and common health issues, built and managed by Pandemics Projects Inc. is proud to announce that it is expanding to rural and underserved counties in California.

Tapcheck Announces New Website Launch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tapcheck, a leading financial service provider that offers an innovative and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, today announced the launch of its new website.

Dr. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III & Jason Carter Join The Peoples’ Agenda to Launch Statewide Votercades on John Lewis National Day of Action

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to bring attention to the onslaught of voter suppression laws and ignite public support for bills to restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda (Peoples’ Agenda) will join local and national partners to host Votercades, teach-ins and other events throughout the state on John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action, 2 PM Saturday May 8, 2021.

FormFree’s Christy Moss Lauded as 2021 Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine

ATHENS, Ga., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced Christy Moss, head of sales and marketing at FormFree, has been named a Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine for her trailblazing 30-year career in the mortgage industry.

Move For Hunger and Altair Global Renew Partnership to Fight Food Insecurity Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altair Global, the largest independent, full-service, global mobility services company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today their renewed partnership that will provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

Securitronics Meets Rochester Regional Health’s Sensitive Security Through ZKTeco USA’s Touchless Biometric Access Control

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rochester Regional Health needed to enhance security at key health system facilities throughout Western New York. Securitronics, a security company specializing in the provision of intelligent, technologically empowered security systems was contacted for this project. Securitronics connected with ZKTeco USA to deploy a new state-of-the art access control solution using SpeedFace.

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).

Ken Rakusin Grows Gordon Brush Mfg. Co. Inc. Into Major US Manufacturer of Industrial Brushes

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 1990, Ken Rakusin took the position of president at Gordon Brush Manufacturing Company, but he was not sure what he was getting himself into. The company was based out of a dark and rundown 15,000 square foot facility.

NFT-craze continues: the first NFT house on the Moon is up for sale for $100,000

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Roman Kropachek, co-founder of CleverFiles, serial IT entrepreneur, has announced the bid for the first ever NFT house on the Moon. The project has been in development by the team of architects and 3D visual artists with a total of over 1500 hours invested.

Agri-Investment Services Hires Central Oregon Representative

SALEM, Ore., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agri-Investment Services recently employed George Riggins as their Central Oregon Representative. Mr. Riggins has a degree in Business Marketing from Carolina University and was previously employed as a market analyst for Fiat Chrysler and as a marketing executive for the Zane Firm.

SimpleNexus President Cathleen Schreiner Gates Named 2021 Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine

LEHI, Utah, May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced Mortgage Women Magazine has recognized Cathleen Schreiner Gates as a Mortgage Star.

LBA Ware’s Q1 2021 Mortgage Loan Compensation Report shows slight decrease in basis points paid

MACON, Ga., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry loan compensation in the first quarter of 2021.

Mid America Mortgage CFO Michael Kennemer Receives HousingWire’s Inaugural 2021 Finance Leaders Award

ADDISON, Texas, May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Michael Kennemer has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural 2021 Finance Leaders awards, recognizing the top finance executives driving financial performance, expanding margins, improving liquidity and helping their businesses access capital markets.

ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel honored as a Mortgage Women Magazine Mortgage Star for bringing reverse mortgage loans into the mainstream mortgage market

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, announced Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been named a Mortgage Star award recipient by Mortgage Women Magazine.

NotaryCam’s Expanded Remote Notarization Functionality Receives Honorable Mention In Pandemic Response Category for Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, announced today that its remote ink notarization (RIN) functionality and remote online notarization (RON) expansion has been included in the 2021 Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards.

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.

Music Theater Works Presents ‘Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits’

SKOKIE, Ill., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works presents “Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits” at North Shore Center For The Performing Arts (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from June 18, 2021 through June 27, 2021 as the first production of the 2021 season.

Current Builders Celebrates Construction Safety Week with Focus on Holistic Health for Workers

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is proud to be part of the nationwide celebration of Construction Safety Week taking place May 3-7, 2021. This year’s theme, Be Present, Be Focused, Be Safe targets the holistic health of workers in the industry.

MCM Capital and its affiliate, Temple View Capital, Select Libretto from Bizzy Labs for Compliance Monitoring on Loan Files

IRVING, Texas, May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bizzy Labs, a regtech company that uses a big data approach to perfect mortgage loan compliance during loan boarding and throughout the life of servicing, announces that MCM Capital and its affiliate, Temple View Capital, have selected Libretto from Bizzy Labs for compliance monitoring on their entire portfolio.

Zootility Reimagines Beer Pong – A New Competitive Wall Game

PORTLAND, Maine, May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven U.S. manufacturing company, proudly announces the next great innovation in recreational games – a wall-hung beer pong game. Free Pong is quick to pick up and play and easily converts into minimal home décor when not being played.

RYPOS Welcomes Paul Anderson as President and General Manager

FRANKLIN, Mass., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rypos, a CARB verified manufacturer of active diesel particulate filters, is pleased to announce and welcome Paul Anderson in the newly created role of President/General Manager. In his new position, Paul will be responsible for all operational aspects of the business and for execution of the Company’s growth plans.

Chelsea Groton Bank Marks Year Defined by Pandemic As ‘Record’ In Every Way

GROTON, Conn., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank reported impressive financial, educational, technical and community-based accomplishments at its 166th Annual Meeting which was conducted over Zoom on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. President and CEO Michael Rauh presented the Bank’s 2020 results to Bank officers, Board members and Corporators.

Leader in Automobile Dealer Marketing AutoAwards Launches new App

ODESSA, Del., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automobile dealerships who work with AutoAwards now have access to a new app to help promote their award programs to customers. Finding ways to keep customers more interested and engaged is a top priority for most automotive dealerships.

Westerwood’s Free Virtual Hear Better Class Offers Insights, Tips and Technological Solutions to Help Manage Hearing Loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westerwood Life Care community is offering a free, virtual “Hear Better” class in honor of May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will review high-tech, low-cost solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.

The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department Announces All-Inclusive Playground

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground that features equipment that will encourage side-by-side play for all children.

DocMagic’s Leah Sommerville Receives Inaugural NextGen Leader Award

TORRANCE, Calif., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Leah Sommerville, one of its digital mortgage and eClosing subject matter experts, was honored with PROGRESS in Lending Association’s inaugural NextGen Leader Award.

Energy Electronics Enlists the Saber Team Digital Marketing Firm

MILFORD, Conn., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Electronics has announced that it has hired the Saber Team to expand their online operations through comprehensive SEO and digital marketing strategies.

CopySafe Video 7.0 Released for Professional Video Publishers

GYMPIE, Australia, April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArtistScope, a leading developer of copy protection for more than 20 years, has released a new version of CopySafe Video Protection. This new version is especially designed for professional video publishers and includes desirable features that enable them to distribute the highest quality video.

Strategic Benefits Advisors welcomes Kah-Lee Wong as senior benefits consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced that Kah-Lee Wong, FSA, EA, MAAA, has joined the firm as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Wong will work closely with organizations to provide actuarial consulting services and solve challenges related to their employee benefits plans.

IDS Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2021 American Business Awards®

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in The 19th Annual American Business Awards®.

LBA Ware taps STRATMOR Group alum Angie Middlebrook for mortgage software implementation role

MACON, Ga., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced it has added mortgage industry expert Angie Middlebrook as a software implementation consultant.

Capacity Announces Appointment of Kevin H. Adams as Chief Operations Officer

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leader in modern order management and direct-to-consumer eCommerce fulfillment, is proud to announce that Kevin H. Adams will be the company’s new Chief Operations Officer.

Olea Kiosks Adds Jim Masters in Sales Team Expansion

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, announced the addition of Jim Masters to its sales team. The company has made a number of recent changes to its sales team as it strategically expands.