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Chelsea Groton Bank, in Partnership with NCDC and GNACC, Offers Free Business Seminars for Local Entrepreneurs

GROTON, Conn., Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 5-week “Cultivating Great Business: Small Business Bootcamp” on October 5, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank’s financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).

Social Activist AM Davies Introduces New BIPOC Hosts to Share the Mic on Her ‘Yes, a Stripper’ Podcast

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An iconic veteran of Hollywood’s nightlife scene, AM Davies (AMD) has been working with and advocating for dancers and workers within the sex community for nearly two decades. She is the Secretary of Strippers United (formerly Soldiers of Pole), an organization which works to unionize dancers and has hosted her podcast, “Yes, a Stripper” Podcast (YAS Podcast) for the past year and a half as an educational resource for inquiring listeners.

LBA Ware to host Experience.com’s Kristin Messerli for webinar on the latest millennial homebuyer market research

MACON, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced the third installment in its 2021 webinar series. The Myths that Keep Millennials from Buying: Data-Driven Direction for Growing Your Share of America’s Largest Homebuyer Market will feature special guest Kristin Messerli, a leading expert on NextGen (a.k.a. millennial) homebuyers.

Southwest Airlines Adds Daily Austin Flight: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in March

AMARILLO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Los Angeles-Based Minority Director, Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara’s latest feature film “Free By Noon” starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.

Downtown Florence’s Cottonwood to offer same products as Whole Foods

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shoals’ favorite farm-to-table grocery store, Cottonwood Farm & Grocery, now partners with United Natural Foods (UNFI) to offer all of your niche organic and natural favorites – right around the corner.

Music Theater Works Presents RAGTIME

SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works will present “Ragtime” at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from October 29 through November 7, 2021 being the third production of the 2021 Season.

Update to the New Windows OS: EaseUS Releases Free Windows 11 Capability Checker APP and Provides Free Windows 11 Download For Users

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS, a leading software company with 15 years of experience, recently released a lightweight Windows 11 Update Free Checker. Two weeks ago, Microsoft reaffirmed its commitment to the list of supported CPUs for Windows 11, and re-released the PC Health Check app. This app lets you check whether your PC meets the system requirements for Windows 11 on your current PC and laptop.

Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

US-based Carbon Direct invests €15M ($17.7M) for 7% stake in Calix’s LEILAC business

SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-award-winning Australian technology company Calix Limited (ASX: CXL) (“Calix” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce global decarbonisation investor Carbon Direct Capital Management has invested €15m for a 6.98% equity stake in Calix subsidiary, the LEILAC Group, which is dedicated to the commercialisation and ongoing development of Calix’s LEILAC CO2 capture technology.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases business book by navy captain-turned-entrepreneur Gene Moran

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the second book by entrepreneur Gene Moran, founder and president of the consulting firm Capitol Integration. “Make Your Move: Charting Your Post-Military Career” (ISBN 978-1-951407797) synthesizes Moran’s experiences.

Cargill Turkey Production Recertified As VPP Star Site

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cargill Turkey Production, LLC Harrisonburg Feed Mill in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report Shows Decline in Critical Defect Rate for Second Consecutive Quarter

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the first quarter (Q1) of 2021. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

145 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – August 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the August 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 145 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Kiosk Industry Event News from Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA)

​DENVER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September news for the Kiosk Association. InfoComm (AVIXA) is the biggest digital signage AV show in the U.S. KMA is an official media partner. See a list of exhibitors and information. We have rated this as a “green light” for safety given the safety protocols exceed the recommended CDC guidelines.

Thousands to Be Tattooed at 19th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention at Hynes Convention Center

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Boston Tattoo Convention announces its 19th annual gathering in the heart of downtown Boston! The event will be held this weekend Friday September 17 – 19, 2021 at the Hynes Convention Center.

Sweepstake And Discounts – UltFone Announces Apple iOS 15 Celebration

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 7, Apple, the smartphone brand, announced the beta version of iOS 15 for all users; this announcement was long-awaited, and the revelation brought a wave of excitement amongst iPhone users, who were ready to give their phone an upgraded look. To help iOS users enjoy the upgrade to the fullest, UltFone, a software company specializing in iOS solutions, announced an iOS 15 celebration campaign from Sept. 16 to October 31, 2021.

MAGLITE and Trekin Outdoors! Partner to Encourage the Adventurous Outdoor Lifestyle and Use of MAGLITE Products During Those Adventures

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE and Trekin outdoors! have formed a partnership which will highlight the outdoor adventures of the Trekin Outdoors! team and will include the generous use of Trekin Outdoors! footage in the MAGLITE social media and offer fans of Trekin Outdoors! the chance to win MAGLITE products.

Beyond Baroque Announces Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.

HomeBinder joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors, and other authorized professionals, today announced it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative’s (TMC) Preferred Partner Network. The new membership enables HomeBinder to offer preferential pricing to TMC’s nearly 150 member banks, credit unions and independent mortgage banking companies.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as Celebrity Judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual “Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival” as a celebrity judge. The famed star of “The Cosby Show” and current hit “The Resident” will also be performing his poetry at the festival and sharing thoughts about his career during an Artist Talk.

The Spodak Dental Group Transitions to Four-Day Work Week

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group transitioned to a four-day work week in 2021 with a goal to take the very best care of each team member. After the turmoil of a 2020 year filled with the uncertainty, stress and additional regulations due to COVID-19, the family-owned company realized that there was a great opportunity to provide each team member with a flexible schedule that supports a greater work life balance.

Get Ready for New Licensed Character for Advertising and Toys: Here Comes Black Friday

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The day after the American Thanksgiving Day holiday has long been considered the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. Dubbed “Black Friday” for many reasons. Empire License, Inc. is now very excited to introduce to the world their very own version of Black Friday: “Black Friday” the character, in the formation of animation and plush dolls.

Loren Data Launches New Portal with Advanced Visibility and B2B Onboarding Support

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loren Data Corp., a leader in B2B eCommerce communications technology, announced today that they have introduced a new user interface for their clients. The new portal leverages the core API technologies of ECGrid to provide a holistic view into all production EDI and B2B transactions.

Move For Hunger and Mayflower Transit Announce a New Partnership to Help Fight Hunger in the United States

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayflower Transit, the nation’s most recognized and trusted moving company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a brand new partnership that will provide much-needed transportation assistance to food banks in the United States while also contributing more than 125,000 meals.

STRATAC Receives 3 Gold and 1 Silver 2021 MUSE Creative Awards

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2021 MUSE Awards programs are now officially closed now that winners have been announced. Taking in 4,876 entries from all over the world in both the MUSE Creative Awards and the MUSE Design Awards, the competition has demonstrated itself to be one of the leading programs in honoring excellent individuals in the creative and design fields.

Logistical Labs Launches Updated User Interface for LoadDex Product

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Logistical Labs, creator of innovative technology that takes the complexity out of shipping, announced today the release of their updated user interface for their LoadDex product. The new version will showcase a simpler design and a more user-friendly approach, with the same features as the previous version but now with more functionality including quick access to search history, batch rating, and a much smoother quoting workflow.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Third Year in a Row

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2021 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the third year in a row.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers: 9/11 Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at FABTECH and MINExpo International 2021

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Sept. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As two of the largest trade shows in the United States return after COVID-19 forced a hiatus, ViewTech Borescopes will be one of the thousands of exhibitors featuring the latest machinery and technology next week during FABTECH and MINExpo International. FABTECH 2021 will be taking place at the McCormick Place in Chicago September 13-16, while MINExpo International is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center September 13-15.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces cCAR-T Clinical Publication in the Stem Cell Reviews and Reports Journal

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, today announced the publication of their clinical study utilizing cCAR T-cell immunotherapy to successfully treat a patient with lupus.

Lime Group, LLC to offer customized digital marketing services

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a result of continued growth and client success, Lime Group, LLC, will begin offering marketing services tailored to specific business’ needs and goals. In the past, Lime Group has offered a flat rate for access to all of their resources from website development and maintenance to social media management and print advertising.

Balodana to compete as a finalist in the 2021 Go Global Awards

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Trade Council announced this week that fashion startup Balodana has been chosen as a finalist for its prestigious 2021 Go Global Awards. This global competition celebrates the companies that are driving the economy forward through their innovations, technologies and strategies.

New MBS Fintech Agile Revolutionizes Trading with the Launch of RFQ Platform

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a new fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers on to a single electronic platform, has formally announced the launch of its flagship RFQ (request for quote) platform. All MBS market participants can now participate on an electronic platform that expedites the exchange of To-Be-Announced Mortgage-Backed Securities (TBAs).

Current Builders Announces New Sunrise Senior Living Commission

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced they have broken ground on their third project for Sunrise Senior Living. The new $32.5 million dollar assisted living development in Coral Gables will feature 94 units. The project’s architect is the firm’s longstanding design partners, Behar Font & Partners.

Los Altos CA Woman Recognized for Work Helping Women Who Feel Unsafe in Their Own Home

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local woman, Ruth Darlene, founder and executive director of WomenSV, earns two national awards from DomesticShelters.org, a Midpeninsula Media Center award, and a $250,000 grant by Santa Clara County for her work helping women who feel unsafe in their own home.

Whiteoak Invests in Amplify-Now to Accelerate Global Expansion and Development

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amplify-Now, a leading provider of Strategy Execution Management software headquartered in Adelaide, Australia, announced that Whiteoak, a growth-equity firm based in Sydney, Australia, plans to invest in their company to help spur global growth and product development ambitions..

1st Class Real Estate and Expetitle Announce a Joint Venture to Provide Tech-enabled Closings Across The U.S.

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expetitle and 1st Class Real Estate are joining forces to create a national title partnership; offering a streamlined, remote home closing transaction to 1st Class’ customers. Expetitle is a multi-state title company that delivers fully digital and hybrid closings through one secure collaborative platform that adds transparency to the entire closing process.

2021 VOSH Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRES NEWSWIRE) — Emerson Machine Automation Solution in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Award-Winning Toastmaster Launches 2021 Burbank International Film Festival

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector, of Toastmasters International District 52, invites film industry professionals and film enthusiasts to secure their VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival Screenings, Red Carpet Events, Parties and Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to celebrate its 13th anniversary in the “Media Capital of the World.”