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Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Announces Promotion of Daniel Olea to Director of Sales, Accelerating its Sales and Strategic Focus

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the expanded role of Daniel Olea to Director of Sales. Olea Kiosks, is a self-service kiosk solution provider for the attractions and entertainment, healthcare and hospitality industries.

Certa Integrates with EcoVadis to Help Company Reach ESG Goals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the leading third-party risk management platform, Certa, announced its official partnership with the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis. The integration will allow Certa customers to see the EcoVadis ratings of their third-party suppliers at a glance within one integrated platform.

Wall Street’s Oldest Continually Expands Partnerships and Push to Increase Women Investment Leaders through Corporate DE&I Goals

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today: As the nation’s longest continuously operating Black-owned investment firm, Blaylock Van, LLC recognizes and embodies the power of diverse, equitable and inclusive leadership. To further expand its commitment to DE&I and employee success, the firm aims to increase the number of women leaders in the company in 2022 and beyond.

Koala Has Best Year in Platform History While Bringing a Premium Ordering Experience to Restaurant Brands Nationwide

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Throughout the year, attitudes towards ordering styles changed, and Koala supported leading restaurant brands as they navigated the various waves of consumer preferences and COVID-19, offering a seamless user experience that provides comprehensive management capabilities for clients – leading to Koala’s highest growth year netting 2.8x year-over-year transaction growth.

Optometrists Speak Out About Colorado’s Dangerous Driving

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Colorado Optometric Association’s doctors of optometry are speaking out this month about dangerous driving in the state. Colorado optometrists are seeing a problem rising on the roads that impact more than just eye health. Fatal car accidents across Colorado have increased over the course of the pandemic even though less miles were driven.

Church of Scientology Kicked off the New Year with a Winter Street Fair

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This New Year’s Day, L. Ron Hubbard Way was the place to be when the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles wrapped up the holiday season by hosting its first annual Winter Street Festival. Hundreds of East Hollywood families came to share the fun.

Northeastern Regional Information Center (New York) to Offer Synergy Education Platform to Member Districts

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC), a division of Capital Region BOCES, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company’s industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to its customers. The cooperative educational organization serves 135 school districts and seven BOCES across 17 counties in New York’s Capital Region and northward.

Alliance Group and Living Benefits Awareness Month

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group launched their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2022. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families’ financial security.

Oregon Youth Soccer Makes a Five Year Commitment to Grow Participation with U.S. Soccer Connect

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oregon Youth Soccer Association, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Oregon, and U.S. Soccer Connect powered by Stack Sports have announced a five-year extension of their long-standing partnership.

By Light joins FSC Edge in 10-year contract supporting full lifecycle patent processing for the United States Patent and Trademark Office

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), as a primary subcontractor to Flatirons Solutions Corporation, a U.S. company, was awarded a contract by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the Patent Data and Document Management (PDDM) program with a potential value of $1.4 billion.

SIERA.AI Announces $6.8 Million Seed Funding Round

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Industrial Mobility leader, SIERA.AI, announced the completion of a $6.8 million seed funding round. The funding round was supported by Parkway Venture Capital, a New York venture capital firm and Ubiquity Ventures, a Silicon Valley seed-stage institutional venture capital firm.

After, Inc. and PermaPlate® Partner to Deliver PermaPlate Furniture Protection powered by QuickCover® to Online Furniture Retailers

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the leading customer experience technology company providing software and services to the world’s top manufacturers, retailers and merchants, today announced its partnership with PermaPlate Furniture, the furniture protection plan division of PermaPlate®.

Promontory MortgagePath promotes Kevin Wheeler to managing director

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today it has promoted Kevin Wheeler to managing director of product and engineering. Wheeler previously held the position of director of backend engineering at Promontory MortgagePath.

BankSouth Mortgage’s Shannon K. Bradshaw named 2022 Five Star Mortgage Professional

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BankSouth Mortgage today announced that Senior Mortgage Banker Shannon K. Bradshaw has been recognized as a 2022 Five Star Mortgage Professional award winner. Each year, Five Star Professional honors outstanding real estate agents and mortgage professionals across the country, recognizing no more than 7% of all agents in a market.

Mid America Mortgage announces completion of new funding source for its down payment assistance program through J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has secured an additional line of liquidity from J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC (member of FINRA and SIPC) (“JVB”), an indirect controlled subsidiary of Cohen & Company Inc. (NYSE American: COHN), through the company’s Agency MBS & Gestation Repo Group.

In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foundation for a Drug-Free World volunteers from Scientology Churches and Missions across Italy provide fact-based drug education to help stem the damage caused by drug abuse and addiction.

MediSked Named Top 10 Population Health Management Solution by Healthcare Tech Outlook

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MediSked, LLC was named as one of the Top 10 Population Health Management Solution Companies of 2021 by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print and digital platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.

Starting the Year Right With a Book to Help Bring Happiness

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avoid the pitfalls that can derail those New Year’s resolutions by adopting the common-sense moral code contained in “The Way to Happiness.” Watch “The Way to Happiness” book-on-film on the Scientology Network.

EPIC Acquires Oversea Insurance Agency – Continues Expansion of its Specialty Offerings

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN DIEGO, Calif. and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center d.b.a. EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC) announced today that it has acquired Oversea Insurance Agency trading as Oversea Yacht Insurance (Oversea). Oversea is based in San Diego, CA and Ft Lauderdale, FL.

Cole Engineering awarded $957M Cyber Training Contract

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light Company, has been awarded the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology (Cyber TRIDENT) $957M Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Cyber TRIDENT contract is utilized by Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and other non-DoD agencies that have related cyber training needs.

Mortgage Coach promotes Jacob Gibbs to VP, Technology and Shannon Baldwin to VP, Marketing

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, announced the promotion of two of its department directors to vice president-level positions. Jacob Gibbs was promoted from Director of Technology to VP, Technology, and Shannon Baldwin was promoted from Director of Marketing to VP, Marketing.

This Startup Wants to Get People Talking Again!

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Arizona company, JabberYak, is on a mission to engage people with common interests using their ice breakers products, including customized T-Shirts, event badges, name tags, and office name plates designed to ignite meaningful, face-to-face communication without relying on personal devices.

North Carolina Business Group on Health Launches Culture of Wellness Awards to Recognize Employer Wellness Programs

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting today, North Carolina employers can apply for first-ever Culture of Wellness Awards, presented by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH). The awards recognize the best employer wellbeing programs across the state and are open to employers of all sizes.

Where Did Four Million U.S. Workers Go and What Are They Doing? asks the Merito Group

TYSONS, Va., Jan. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Great Resignation era of workers are returning to the workforce but not as originally imagined. Carolyn Thompson, CEO of talent acquisition and consulting services company Merito Group states, “With new priorities and values, Americans are searching for a new job or a new career, which also means becoming an entrepreneur.”

MUSEWIRE ranked among the top 50 Music Industry Blogs on Feedspot

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MuseWire has been selected by the panelists at Feedspot as one of the Top 60 Music Industry Blogs on the web. MuseWire™ (aka Music Industry Newswire™) covers music makers, music gear, the music business and related topics; established 2005. A publication of Neotrope®. Edited by Christopher Simmons, a working tech journalist since 1984, and member ASCAP.

Organic Aromas Unveils Aurora: A Textured Glass Diffuser with Dynamic Color Play and New Light Function

KUNA, Idaho, Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas®, maker of the beautiful nebulizing aromatherapy diffuser has once again delivered a new diffuser design with the most unique features yet! The Aurora is a pretty gem that brings rainbows into your life. Utilizing stylish ribbed glass, this vibrant colorful piece allows you to enjoy illusions that illuminate your space. The smooth, charming ceramic base is attractive and striking and comes in black or white.

Satan in Congress? This Congressional Candidate Says He’s an American Patriot

PALMDALE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steve Hill, a former Marine, retired peace officer and self-described, part-time “activist comic” known as “Satan” is running for 27th congressional district to rid the region of political corruption. He explains he chose the “Satan” moniker as a symbol of rebellion against entrenched, overly-comfortable authority.

A Holiday Celebration at the Church of Scientology Honoring the Diversity of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A popular holiday celebration dating to 16th century Mexico graced the streets of East Hollywood for the first time this year. The music and traditional costumes of Oaxaca transformed L. Ron Hubbard Way in East Hollywood in a procession that was a melding of two cultures.

China Rescue Dogs, A Non-Profit Organization, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import Ban

VASS, N.C., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.

SV Diagnostic Labs Launching Test Sites in Ohio and Kentucky to Access Safer COVID-19 Testing, Quicker Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long lines are being reported in some cities around the country for those trying to access a COVID-19 PCR test – considered the most accurate COVID-19 test available. However, Ohio’s privately owned SV Diagnostic Labs is ready and able to meet the demand in multiple states. SV Diagnostic Labs provides COVID-19 testing at various locations in Ohio, Kentucky and New Jersey with results usually provided within 24 hours.

Sales4Roofers Enhance Customer Experience with Their Covid-Free Roofing Estimate Online Service

HAWTHORNE, N.J., Dec. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sales4Roofers team continues to push boundaries in the global roofing industry by providing solutions that help roofers engage their customers – existing and potentials, better, while also ensuring homeowners have a seamless experience.

EPIC and DIATOMS, Inc. Create Exclusive Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that they have created an exclusive partnership with Todd Morley and DIATOMS, Inc. (DIATOMS).

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Share What It Was Like to Help in Mayfield on Christmas Day

MAYFIELD, Ky., Dec. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Volunteer Ministers came from across the country to help a town destroyed by the 10 December tornado celebrate the holiday. Santa, who drove to Mayfield from the Church of Scientology of Nashville, was not prepared for the kind of reactions he got.

EV Range Inc. to Install 26 High-Powered EV Charging Stations in CA and NV in 2022

SAN PEDRO, Calif., Dec. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Range Inc., an EV Charging Network based in San Pedro, CA, is in the process of deploying a total of 26 high-powered (180-350kW) electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across 9 sites throughout California and Nevada in 2022.

Convert, Download and Edit 3-in-1 with HitPaw Video Converter

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are a number of video & audio formats for different devices. Some formats, like MP4, are more popular and commonly used, but some are only for special devices. Given this, HitPaw has released its new product – HitPaw Video Converter.

Fluid Metering Announces Promotion of Sean Madden to Vice President, Commercial & Product Development

SYOSSET, N.Y., Dec. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering Inc., a pioneer in the design and manufacture of high precision microfluidic solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Sean Madden to Vice President, Commercial and Product Development.

Enjoy the Music of the Holiday on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Church of Scientology wishes everyone happy holidays with a series of classic Christmas songs performed by award-winning artists. Holiday favorites – an eclectic mix of genres, from pop to jazz, rock ‘n roll to swing, and Latin, soul and classical music.

iMobie AnyTrans Makes It One-Click Easy to Transfer WhatsApp Chat History from Android Phones to iPhones Seamlessly

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Switching from an Android phone to iPhone can be both exciting and painful, especially when it comes to WhatsApp data, as there’s no official solution for Android-to-iOS WhatsApp transfer yet. Given that, iMobie Inc. updated the flagship data transfer program AnyTrans on its 10th birthday, to help users transfer WhatsApp chats from any Android phone to any iPhone, including the latest iPhone 13 series and older models.

Plans Announced for a ‘People’s Remembrance’ of January 6 Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Light4America announced its “Fight Fire with Light” project begun November 20, 2021 to remember the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol with a citizen-led, nonpartisan, interfaith candlelight vigil the evening of January 6, 2022.

New book ‘The Modern Prometheus: Why the 21st Century Intellectual Must Be Fearless to Succeed’ ravages cancel culture using ancient and modern philosophy

SHELBURNE, Nova Scotia, Canada, Dec. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philosopher and historian Procopius Canning announces the release of “The Modern Prometheus: Why the 21st Century Intellectual Must Be Fearless to Succeed” (ISBN: 979-8735137177). In this book, Canning, writing as an exiled fugitive 300 years from today, combines science fiction with established philosophical concepts.