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ACES Audit Volume Increases 24%, Hits Record High in 2023

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that, despite challenging mortgage market conditions, the company maintained a record growth path achieved over the last few years by adding more than a dozen of the leading lenders in the U.S. to its client roster in 2023.

accessibleGO Expands and Becomes First One-Stop Shop for Travelers with Disabilities

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — accessibleGO, the leading accessible travel platform, today unveiled a series of enhanced products and services to make all aspects of travel more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities. Now in addition to hotels, customers can book flights, rental cars with hand controls, wheelchair van rentals, mobility rentals, and concierge ride services for wheelchair-accessible vehicles, all in one place. Additional features will be introduced in the coming months.

Scientology-Supported Nonprofit Seeks to Cut Off Drug Demand in Belgium, a Country Where Cocaine and Crack Use Has Soared

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Brussels-based drug education and prevention initiative supported by the Church of Scientology is optimistic that drug education can still prevail despite current drug trends. According to the president of Dites Non à La Drogue (Say No to Drugs), Julie Delvaux, the importance and effectiveness of drug prevention has been grossly underestimated.

Reverse Aging in Six Months without Treatments or Therapies with Greg Lindberg’s Lifelong Program

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a revolutionary breakthrough, wellness advocate Greg Lindberg, founder of Lifelong Labs, has uncovered the secrets to reversing aging, offering a glimpse into a future where the effects of aging can be halted and even rolled back within six months. This breakthrough, backed by science and years of testing, challenges the conventional understanding of aging and introduces a safe, effective and comprehensive approach to longevity.

Karmic Selling: New Bestselling Book Redefines Sales as an Act of Service

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kormac Group, an international management consulting firm, today announced the publication of ‘Karmic Selling: Earning Business by Earning Trust’ (ISBN: 978-1642258608) in partnership with Advantage Media. In his first book, entrepreneur and Kormac CEO Stan Gwizdak reveals how he’s built his career by helping others.

Infinite Creativity: HitPaw Voice Changer 1.4.0 Newly Released with AI Cover Feature

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HitPaw, a company specializing in digital multimedia solutions, has now launched HitPaw Voice Changer 1.4.0 with the exciting update of AI Cover feature. The newest 1.4.0 version of HitPaw Voice Changer allows users to transform their audio files into the styles of various iconic artists like Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and Drake. The 1.4.0 aims to offer a unique and personalized audio experience.

Optimal Blue PPE Now Available in Native Mobile App for Android and iOS, Gives Loan Officers ‘Pricing in Their Pocket’ With Full Product and Search Capabilities

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue announced releases related to its publicly listed, native mobile app for the Optimal Blue PPE – the industry’s most widely used product, pricing, and eligibility engine. The releases consist of a new mobile app for Android, as well as enhancements to the company’s mobile offering for iOS.

Grand Central Suites: The Ultimate Modern Living Experience is Coming Soon to Downtown Manchester NH

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avatar Construction of Watertown, MA announced today that construction is underway for Grand Central Suites, the newest apartment complex in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire. Located at 21 Central Street, this 77-unit complex is set to transform the current aging commercial space into the premier living destination for families and individuals.

61 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Projects for November 2023 Holds Firm with October

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial SalesLeads announced today the November 2023 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Food and Beverage industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 61 new projects in the Food and Beverage sector for both November and October.

Year in Review: International Association of Scientologists Awards Japanese Activist for Helping Secure the Rights of Victims of Coercive Psychiatry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and TOKYO, Japan, Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) presents the Freedom Medal to humanitarians whose work materially forwards the Aims of Scientology. These aims, as set forth by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, are: “A civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and where Man is free to rise to greater heights.”

Embark on a journey to self-awareness with ‘Bones in the Alley’ by Viterose Van Huis

BELTSVILLE, Md., Jan. 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Viterose Van Huis invites readers to embark on a profound exploration of self-discovery with her latest release, “Bones in the Alley” (ISBN: 978-1779413772; paper). A woman of wisdom and words, Van Huis has authored three impactful books, including “Living Intentionally” in 2023 and “The Incredible Mr. Charlie” in 2021.

Optimal Blue Originations Market Monitor: December Brought Significant Growth in Rate/Term Refinance Volume as Falling Rates Created Favorable Tailwinds

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue announced the release of its Originations Market Monitor report, looking at mortgage origination data through December month-end. Leveraging daily rate lock data from the Optimal Blue PPE – the industry’s most widely used product, pricing, and eligibility engine – the Originations Market Monitor provides a comprehensive and timely view into origination activity.

Paris Scientologists Promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the City of its Birth

PARIS, France, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was in Paris at the Palais de Chaillot on December 10, 1948, that the General Assembly of the fledgling United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Youth for Human Rights, an initiative supported by the Church of Scientology, has as its mission to inspire people to become valuable advocates for tolerance and peace by educating them on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Care and Compassion: The Scientology Volunteer Ministers Extend Help to Victims of Japan’s New Year’s Day Earthquake

TOKYO, Japan, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was no ordinary New Year’s Day for those living in Japan’s Ishikawa prefecture. They would ordinarily spend the day with a prayer for the new year at a temple or by visiting family. This year, on New Year’s Day, faults that lay dormant for more than 3,000 years suddenly triggered a 7.6 magnitude earthquake. More than 200 died and tens of thousands were displaced. Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Tokyo, joined by others from as far away as Pakistan, responded to bring help to Wajima, one of the cities hardest hit by the disaster.

Murray Homes Wins At The NARI CotY 2023 Awards!

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, NARI of Tampa Bay presents Contractor of the Year Awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through the submission of their remodeling projects. The CotY Awards are the highest form of recognition by industry leaders and peers and celebrate members committed to design, best practices, integrity, high standards, and professionalism.

IVIONICS Achieves SOC 2, Type I Compliance as a Commitment to Protecting Client Information

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IVIONICS, LLC., an information and technology management firm, announces that it has achieved System and Organizational Controls 2 (SOC 2) Type I Compliance. Headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with offices in New York City, Newark, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington. The company serves clients nationwide.

Matrix Advises on the Sale of Bobby Taylor Oil Company, Inc. & T&S Transport, Inc. to Parker Oil Company

RICHMOND, Va. and BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), a leading, independent investment bank, announces the successful closing on the sale of Bobby Taylor Oil Company, Inc. and T&S Transport, Inc. (“BTOC” or the “Company”) to Parker Oil Company Incorporated. Based in Fayetteville, North Carolina, BTOC is a leading supplier of retail propane, commercial refined fuels, and racing gas to a diverse customer base of residential and commercial accounts throughout the state of North Carolina.

Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland Selects Synergy Education Platform

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Jan. 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint® Educational Systems today announced that Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) has selected the company’s industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district’s solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Analytics, to be hosted in the Synergy AWS Cloud environment.

Fineshare FineVoice Embraces its New 1.5 Version Upgrade as a Versatile AI Voice Studio

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The usage of audio is in-depth in different areas. However, making voiceovers takes lots of time and is highly skilled. Creators who tried dub can’t always get satisfying results and creators with speech difficulty cannot dub. Moreover, hiring voice actors is expensive. As an intelligent software company, Fineshare brings a major update to FineVoice after a deep dive inside AI voice area. Now, FineVoice is on its way to becoming a versatile AI voice studio.

Reaching Out with Drug Prevention to Help Make 2024 a Safe, Healthy and Happy Year in Los Angeles

COMMERCE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Volunteers from Bridge Publications Inc., publishers of L. Ron Hubbard’s nonfiction works, have launched their drug education and prevention campaign for 2024. They are visiting shops and parks and sharing the drug education booklets of the Truth About Drugs campaign with anyone wishing to help take effective action against drug abuse and addiction.

Modern Foot & Ankle Expands Foot Care Excellence in Florida With Opening of Lake Nona Clinic

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Modern Foot & Ankle, a prominent podiatric group known for its commitment to patient-centered care and medical innovation, announced the opening of a new location in the vibrant community of Lake Nona. This expansion marks a significant milestone for the group, which already operates 14 clinics throughout Tampa, Orlando, and Palm Beach, Fla.

Church of Scientology Budapest Explores the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Past and Future of These 30 Inalienable Rights

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Jan. 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the local chapter of Youth for Human Rights and the Church of Scientology of Budapest organized and hosted a conference to explore the history of human rights and where we go from here.

GOALS Council Welcomes Influential Trio to Drive Access and Inclusivity in Youth Soccer

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The GOALS Council, a strategic advisory body formed by Stack Sports and influential youth soccer leaders in 2021, has announced the appointment of three new members: Martin Fox, Program Manager for the Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society Program, Chris Solomons, National Director, Community Engagement and Business Development at AYSO, and Dr. Jené Baclawski, Senior Coach Educator at U.S. Soccer.

A Little Tender Loving Care from the Church of Scientology for a Popular Downtown Albuquerque Park

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Church of Scientology of New Mexico Volunteer Ministers teamed up with the City of Albuquerque Department of Parks and Recreation to clean up and re-mulch a portion of Robinson Park in the downtown core of Albuquerque. The Volunteer Ministers began early Friday morning following a winter storm that blew through the city the day before.

ImpactAZ 2025 documents economic strides of statewide supplier-diversity accelerator

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thinkzilla Consulting Group today announced that ImpactAZ 2025, a statewide supplier-diversity accelerator serving black and other minority business owners, has announced the results from its inaugural cohort. Thirty-five participants selected for the accelerator completed the program, with 75% attending all technical assistance programming.

‘Best in the West’ Champions Reunite to Open 101 BBQ Hut in Westlake Village

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 101 BBQ Hut, formerly known as Willy’s Smokehouse and Rib Ticklers BBQ, announces its grand opening on January 13, 2024. This exciting event will showcase their award-winning BBQ and Blue Ribbon Sauces to the local community. The venture, helmed by Marco Gonzalez and Dennis Ofsthun, traces its roots back to a 30-year history rooted in a serendipitous encounter over a sauce recipe at Marco’s taco place in Saticoy, California.

Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes 2024 Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list* for 2024! Legacy Wealth is a diverse team that includes Financial Advisors Fernando Ereneta, Justin Ancona, and Jennifer Secola.

136 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Projects to Finish Out December 2023

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial SalesLeads announced today the December 2023 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 136 new projects a drop from 161 in both October and November in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Kicking Off 2024 Right With the Church of Scientology Los Angeles Winter Festival and Family Fun Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Church of Scientology Los Angeles Winter Festival on L. Ron Hubbard Way started the new year right with a day filled with fun for the entire family. Despite the 60-degree temperature and clear skies, there was plenty of snow for the slide and the occasional snowball.

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com Has Surpassed 100,000 Customer Reviews on Shopper Approved

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com today announced surpassing 100,000 customer reviews on Shopper Approved, a rapidly growing review platform in the United States. The verified reviews led to a 4.9 out of 5 stars rating, with over 96,000 perfect 5-star ratings. TravelInsurance.com has the highest third-party reviews in the travel insurance industry.

Kiosk Industry News for January 2024

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kiosk Industry Group invites you to visit our booth at NRF 2024 January 14th thru 16th at Javits Center in New York City. #1602 Lower Level. Qikserve countertop kiosk with ImageHolders, Pyramid Computer with KioWare and Cash-to-Card demo by RedyRef. Show specials include Bill Payment kiosk by DynaTouch, Panasonic restaurant tech stacks, outdoor ticketing kiosks (solar powered), Doing Kiosks Right by Olea Kiosks, and LG entering EV charging kiosks.

Church of Scientology of Berlin: Poetry and Art Convey the Importance of Human Rights

BERLIN, Germany, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Church of Scientology of Berlin held an art exhibition and poetry reading as a living example of Article 19: Freedom of Expression.

More Than A Wine Store: Award Winning Beverage Retailer Pours Into Community

WESTERLY, R.I., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Wine Store, a family-owned business in Westerly since 1985, is once again among the winners of Beverage Dynamics third-annual Top 100 Retailers Awards. These awards recognize off-premise retailers throughout the U.S. who demonstrate innovation, excellent customer and community service, and superior beverage alcohol industry knowledge.

How the Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Athens Helped Restore Hope to a Devastated Town

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was as though the town had been singled out by the ancient Greek Fates. No sooner had they recovered from a devastating flood that all but destroyed the city when the flood waters rose again and inundated the region. Learning the city was without power or clean water after Storm Daniel, the worst storm to hit the region in at least 80 years, Scientology Volunteers Ministers loaded a truck with drinking water, and navigating damaged roads, arrived in the town some 200 miles away with supplies, drinking water and a team of disaster-trained volunteers.

‘In a Pickle’ is the First Feature Film that Serves up Laughter and Love for the Pickleball Community, Releasing Summer 2024

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dink Productions today announced the upcoming production of “In a Pickle: A Comedy. With Balls,” the first ever full-length feature film about the fastest growing sport in the U.S., pickleball. The brainchild of former tennis player turned pickleball enthusiast, Dan Brooks, and Jason Reid, one of the leading builders of tennis and pickleball courts across Florida, the film promises to captivate audiences with its unique blend of humor, heart, and sportsmanship.

A PAGA Victory to Bring in the New Year: Trial Court Holds LWDA Responsible for Prevailing Employer’s Costs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last week a trial court in Alameda County entered an order permitting Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. to recover nearly $125,000 in costs from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA). Hobby Lobby incurred these costs during six years of hard-fought litigation involving claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), CDF Labor Law LLP announced today.

Concrete Sawing & Drilling Safety Week Returns Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2024

MAUMEE, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS), the country’s largest infrastructure visualization company, has announced that Concrete Sawing & Drilling Safety Week 2024 will run January 29 – February 2. Since 2018, GPRS has sponsored this safety initiative to provide free training to construction crews across the country.

The Comedians with Disabilities Act makes its debut at SF Sketchfest at the Alameda Comedy Club!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) debuted in 2010 and has been going strong since. February 1, 2024 at the Alameda Comedy Club CWDA will make its SF Sketchfest debut. CWDA is a collection of comedians with disabilities, both seen and unseen. It was the brainchild of comedian Michael O’Connell. Michael passed away in 2016, but his comedy troupe lives on. Michael’s legacy allows comedians with disabilities to develop their voices to receptive audiences across the country.

Digitl Mediums Announces Partnership with MYM Organics

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digitl Mediums, a bi-coastal boutique full services consulting, marketing and branding company, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with MYM Organics, an Eco-Lifestyle brand encompassing healthy living through organic fashion.

How Two Humanitarians Are Protecting Millions of Mexican Youth from the Allure of the Cartels

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As we review Scientology accomplishments of the past year, the awarding of the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) Freedom Medal always looms large. Each year, Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige presents this award to persons whose stellar accomplishments have materially advanced the purpose of the IAS.