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Each Year, The Friday before Memorial Day is Declared ‘Don’t Fry Day’ to Encourage Sun Safety and Awareness

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2024, as “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors. This year, the campaign, “Sun Safety – Make It Yours” highlights our personal responsibility to keep ourselves and our loved ones sun-safe.

Upholding Commerce’s Reputation as a Model City

COMMERCE, Calif., May 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Observing debris along the on-ramps leading to the I-710 Freeway, City of Commerce Mayor Mr. Hugo Argumedo decided to do something about it. He partnered with Bridge Publications, the all-digital in-house printing facility for the nonfiction works of author L. Ron Hubbard, and together they organized a cleanup of the Northbound I-710 Washington Blvd. on-ramp.

New sales workshop ‘Extreme Business Growth’ in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 21, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Win In The USA (WinInTheUSA.com) has announced the launch of the highly anticipated sales workshop “Extreme Business Growth” in Las Vegas. This exclusive workshop is designed to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to achieve explosive growth, even in the most challenging economic climates.

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Reaches Out at the 79th Annual National PAL Training Conference to Empower Youth With Effective Drug Education

SAN DIEGO, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports drug overdoses are killing young Americans in unprecedented numbers. To help turn the tide on this epidemic, Foundation for a Drug-Free World reached out to those attending the annual National Police Athletic and Activities League (PAL) Training Conference at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel May 7 – May 10.

Scientology Network’s ‘Voices for Humanity’ Brings Hope Back to Paradise With David Lopez

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s VOICES FOR HUMANITY, the weekly series presenting heroic change makers from a variety of faiths, cultures and nations, working to uplift their communities, announces a new episode featuring Volunteer Minister David Lopez on May 22, 2024. VOICES FOR HUMANITY airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.

Meet a Scientologist Gets Fired up With World Champion Pizza Maker Scot Cosentino

NEW YORK, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST, the weekly series spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists from around the world and all walks of life, announces an episode featuring world champion pizza maker Scot Cosentino, on May 21, 2024. MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.

Documentary Showcase Presents ‘Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future’ – The Unsung Heroes Who Changed Professional Hockey Forever

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s DOCUMENTARY SHOWCASE, the weekly series providing a platform for independent filmmakers to air films on important social, cultural and environmental issues, presents the documentary “Soul On Ice: Past, Present and Future” on May 17, 2024.

Jacqui Pitman Makes Casting Golden!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For several decades now, casting director Jacqui Pitman, owner/CEO of Pitman Casting Inc. and PartyPit Productions Inc., has played a crucial role in the success of numerous long-standing TV shows. With her creative insight, Pitman has contributed to over 500 shows, including iconic staples like “America’s Most Wanted,” “Price is Right,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “Face Off,” and “Big Brother 2.” Pitman served as the casting director for ABC’s “The Golden Bachelor” and is now casting for the highly anticipated spinoff series, “The Golden Bachelorette.”

Celebrating the Anniversary of ‘Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health,’ the All-Time Bestselling Book on the Human Mind

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientologists, neighbors and guests gathered at an outdoor auditorium at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles Saturday, May 11. They filled Scientology Churches up and down L. Ron Hubbard Way in East Hollywood for a dinner and awards ceremony to honor top-producing Dianetics auditors and disseminators, celebrate the 74th anniversary of Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, and launch the book’s diamond anniversary year.

Optimal Blue Announces ‘Optimize Your Advantage’ to Showcase How Its Capital Markets Platform Puts Lenders in Control of Their Margins

PLANO, Texas, May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue announced the launch of its Optimize Your Advantage campaign in advance of the MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference. This comprehensive brand initiative highlights the value and innovation the company delivers to clients. Through Optimal Blue’s position as the housing industry’s only end-to-end capital markets platform, lenders and other market participants have greater control of their profit margins, giving them distinct advantages, regardless of market conditions.

How to Play Pokémon Go Without Moving or Walking: View The 2024 Full Guide

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Pokémon Go continues to captivate players worldwide, not everyone has the time or ability to physically traverse the outdoors to enjoy the game, says Tenorshare. This comprehensive guide explores how to play Pokémon Go without moving, perfect for those with busy schedules, mobility issues, or who simply prefer playing from the comfort of their home.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid’s Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

66 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Project Reports – Modest Decline in April 2024

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial SalesLeads announced today the March 2024 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 66 new projects as compared to 73 in March 2024.

Matrix Leads Capital Raise for G&M Oil Company

RICHMOND, Va. and BALTIMORE, Md., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it served as lead advisor on G&M Oil Company’s (“G&M” or the “Company”) syndicated debt financing. Founded in 1988, Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank.

New South Wales Sikh Motorcycle Club Promotes Peace, Equality and Human Rights at an Annual Festival

COFFS HARBOUR, New South Wales, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every April, Sikh communities around the world celebrate the Sikh faith festival of Vaisakhi with a procession known as Nagar Kirtan. The religion holds that everyone is equal in the eyes of God and must be treated with respect and equality. This is why the Singhs Social Motorcycle Club of Australia (Singhs SMC) joined forces with United for Human Rights New South Wales, a human rights campaign supported by the Church of Scientology, to raise awareness of an important human rights issue affecting Australians.

Empowering Women in Finance: Financial Women of San Francisco Announces Scholarship Winners

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names ten students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2024 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.

OneTrust Home Loans Selects LenderLogix’s Fee Chaser to Eliminate Manual Processes

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced OneTrust Home Loans as its newest Fee Chaser client. Using Fee Chaser, OneTrust Home Loans can streamline its operations and compliantly collect upfront fees from its borrowers.

Voices for Humanity Chronicles a Massive Movement Against Drug Abuse Led by Salomon and Lucy Dabbah

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s VOICES FOR HUMANITY, the weekly series presenting heroic change makers from a variety of faiths, cultures and nations, working to uplift their communities, announces a new episode featuring anti-drug activists Lucy and Salomon Dabbah on May 15, 2024.

Meet a Scientologist Shakes Things Up with Brazilian Belly Dancer Serena Ramzy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST, the weekly series spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists from around the world and all walks of life, announces an episode on classical Egyptian dance performer Serena Ramzy, premiering May 14, 2024. MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.

Mother-Daughter Team Wins Prestigious Lynn McIntosh Award at the 35th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an inspiring celebration of creativity and dedication, author Gwendolyn Mukes and illustrator Alex Wallace, a dynamic mother-daughter duo, have been honored with the Lynn McIntosh Award for Excellence at the 35th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards, WF Publications announced today. This significant achievement highlights their exceptional contribution to children’s literature and the impact of their recent work on the book “Gwen Didn’t Care” (ISBN: 979-8985784428).

How to Sign Out of Apple ID Without Password in 3 Simple Ways

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Apple takes security very seriously and requires a password to sign out of an Apple ID,” says Tenorshare. “However, if you forget your password, you may need to sign out of your Apple ID without one. Therefore, it’s a good idea to know alternative ways how to sign out of Apple ID without password.” In this guide, we will discuss 3 ways how to log out of Apple ID without password.

Dark Matter Technologies appoints former Ellie Mae executive as deputy chief product officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced the appointment of Vikas Rao as deputy chief product officer. Reporting directly to Chief Product Officer Stephanie Durflinger, Rao is charged with overseeing enhancements to the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) and establishing Dark Matter’s developer community, which will help lenders embed automation deeper in their origination workflows and more tightly integrate their systems using open application programming interfaces (APIs) and widgets.

Mentors Honor L. Ron Hubbard for Helping Them Help At-Risk Youth Take the Path to a Better Life

HARLEM, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the Bronx, where the violent crime rate is the highest of the five boroughs of New York City, TBS New Direction, a Bronx-based mentoring and youth interventionist nonprofit, is addressing the root of the problem. Joined by religious leaders and community activists from the Bronx and Harlem, TBS New Direction leaders and members gathered at the Church of Scientology Harlem Community Center to honor L. Ron Hubbard for his common-sense guide to better living, The Way to Happiness. [UPDATED]

Home to the Greatest Snow on Earth, Destination: Scientology, Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s DESTINATION: SCIENTOLOGY, the weekly travelogue series that takes viewers inside Scientology Churches all around the world and discovers what makes each one unique, presents an episode featuring Salt Lake City, Utah on May 13, 2024.

How to Factory Reset an iPad without Apple ID Password (Easy)

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For iPad users, the need to reset without an Apple ID password arises from common issues like forgotten credentials or lost access, highlighting the demand for iOS device management solutions, says Tenorshare. In this guide, we will explore 3 effective strategies for factory reset iPad without Apple ID password, empowering users to regain control of their devices easily.

Self Service Kiosk Machine Industry News May 2024

WESTMINSTER, Colo., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago starts. Booth 5536 (near Square and Toast) will have 6 different demos from the Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA). See the Clover POS kiosk integrated with the Samsung VXT digital menus. Also a Square kiosk with that same integration. Both of those will demonstrate the new configurable AI Assist for increased upsell.

First High Performance electric Defender launched by The Landrovers

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Landrovers are introducing their fully customized, high performance electric classic Defender. A brand-new Defender, built on an original chassis, has 600 horsepower and 4 in-wheel motors. This beauty accelerates to 60MpH in 5 seconds and has a range of 375 miles. Just like all Land Rovers that are produced by this Dutch company, the interior and exterior are fully customized.

23-year industry veteran Jason Mapes joins Floify as head of sales

BOULDER, Colo., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced the appointment of Jason Mapes as head of sales. Mapes, who previously served as director of sales for nCino’s Mortgage Suite, brings a wealth of experience to spearhead Floify’s national sales initiatives.

Mortgage Purchase Lock Counts See First YoY Gain Since Fed Rate Hikes Began Two Years Ago

PLANO, Texas, May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today released its April 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the first year-over-year increase in purchase mortgage lock counts since the Federal Reserve initiated rate hikes in March 2022.

Down Payment Resource integration with ICE Mortgage Technology embeds down payment assistance program support into core mortgage origination software

ATLANTA, Ga., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced a new integration using the latest API framework from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) for mortgage technology. Available via the Encompass Partner Connect™ API Platform, the integration makes it easier for lenders to support homebuyers with the nation’s 2,300-plus down payment assistance (DPA) programs.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Exhibit Raises Awareness of the Danger of Electroshock and Other Harmful Psychiatric Practices

NEW YORK, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Those seeking help, beware, warns Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health industry watchdog. For Mental Health Awareness Month, the group marched through the streets of New York to raise awareness about coercive mental health practices including forced institutionalization and the use of electroshock (ECT) – even on children. Strategically timed to coincide with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual convention in the city, CCHR also brought its Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit to New York.

New Children’s Book ‘A Day at the Waterhole’ Celebrates Friendship and Harmony in the Jungle

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Canada, May 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A heartwarming story comes to life in “A Day at the Waterhole” (ISBN: 978-1779416230), a captivating children’s book penned by the late James Marck. Originally written in 1993, this timeless tale has been rediscovered and brought to new audiences by Carol Perdic, with the help of talented illustrator, Chris White, and esteemed editor, Sandy White.

Celebrating the 74th Anniversary of L. Ron Hubbard’s ‘Dianetics’: The Exciting Adventure Continues

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Untold millions have benefited from L. Ron Hubbard’s perennially best-selling “Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health” since it was first published on May 9, 1950. As the book’s diamond jubilee year begins, “Dianetics” is still startling and new to anyone reading and using it for the first time. And the reason is simple. As Mr. Hubbard stated at the beginning of the book, “Dianetics is an adventure. It is an exploration into Terra Incognita, the human mind, that vast hitherto unknown realm half an inch back of our foreheads.” And with the Dianetics Seminar available at Scientology Churches and Missions the world over, it is easier than ever before to experience that adventure.

Robert J. Shearer’s ‘We Were Better Together’ Is a Definitive Couples Guide to Cancer and Elegy to His Late Wife, Melissa

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “We Were Better Together: Navigating Cancer as a Couple with Love, Practical Advice and Expert Guidance” (published by Legacy Launch Pad Publishing) began in 2014, when entrepreneur Robert J. Shearer and his wife Melissa faced tragic news two years into retirement together: Melissa had been diagnosed with uterine cancer.

New Solution Connects API-Driven Back-End Execution to Front-End Pricing with Industry-First Features

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of the Base Rate Generator, an industry-changing solution that allows mortgage lenders to directly inform their front-end rate sheet pricing with their back-end capital markets executions. By combining live agency API connections, co-issue executions, aggregator pricing, and custom TBA indications, the MCT Base Rate Generator allows mortgage lenders to improve margin management and competitive performance.

How to Convert Apple Music to MP3 via iCareFone [2024 Latest]

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you wondering, “How do I convert Apple Music to MP3?” Recently, Tenorshare has released a new version of iCareFone that lets you know how to change iTunes songs to MP3 format. Besides, it can also convert Apple Music to FLAC files. And the best part? iCareFone works on both Windows and Mac systems. So, let’s find out how to convert Apple Music to MP3 with this tool’s help!

DataNumen Unveils DataNumen Data Recovery 3.0: Multilingual Magic and More!

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DataNumen, a global leader in data recovery solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest marvel, DataNumen Data Recovery 3.0. The new version boasts an impressive suite of features, including multilingual support, and promises to redefine the way users recover their lost data.

Protect Yourself and Your Family: Visit ‘Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit’ in New York. Learn the Facts and Fight Back

NEW YORK, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit,” open now through May 9 at 37 Union Square West in Manhattan, is not for the faint of heart. But it provides vital information to avoid or survive coercive psychiatric practices that infringe against human rights. The exhibit, produced by Citizens Commission on Human Rights, shows how these practices put health, safety – even life – at risk.

How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 320 Kbps with YT Saver?

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Severing as one of the most popular music streaming platforms, Spotify hosts all genres of music from its library. However, Spotify comes with several limitations and it’s quite annoying to listen to songs if users are traveling abroad. In such scenario, YT Saver Spotify to MP3 Converter helps save their favorite songs/playlists with 100% lossless quality.

Top Female Sports Executive, Lisa Pantages of the San Francisco Giants, Named FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Lisa Pantages as the FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Pantages is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Giants. FWSF is particularly excited to award the organization’s highest honor to a female sports executive, a sector which FWSF has not previously recognized.