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Fanplayr Partners with PFG to Enhance E-Commerce Intelligence Solutions

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization and AI for the past 10 years, recently closed a funding round from Partners for Growth (PFG) to support significant growth in its business and customer base.

PARAGON Wealth Strategies Acquires Jacksonville-based Mellen Money Management, Creating Multi-Generational Wealth Management Firm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PARAGON Wealth Strategies, a Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisor and comprehensive wealth management firm, has acquired Mellen Money Management – a fee only financial planning firm specializing in investment management and life-stages planning for growing families.

Arizona Jobsite Adopts Enhanced COVID-19 Safety Measures to Keep Workers Safe On-Site

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GCON, Inc. the construction management company leading Mesa Hangar, a major addition to Falcon Field Airport, announces enhanced safety measures as part of a proactive approach to on-site Health and Safety. These measures are key to keeping construction professionals healthy and working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insightful Woman Launches Business During Pandemic Supporting Female Artisans and Entrepreneurs

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the pandemic continues to shatter businesses and the world is urged to stay at home, Allie Petrova, founder of Bellani, a luxury merino wool blanket maker, decided to bring warmth into people’s homes and lives. Like many other professionals, Petrova, a North Carolina tax attorney, replaced in-person, client meetings with virtual ones.

Capstone Logistics Reduces Driver Dwell Time with Direct Bill Program

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Logistics, a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions, has streamlined the unloading payment process by implementing a Direct Bill program that reduces driver dwell time at their partners’ distribution centers by an average of 30 minutes.

The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Has Arrived in The Form of a New Children’s Book Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the “What I Wish I Was Told” children’s book series, “What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All” (ISBN: 979-8696235394).

MCTlive! Pool Optimizer Technology Sets New Bar for Best Execution Loan Sales

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted upgraded MCTlive! Pool Optimizer functionality at its MCT Exchange client conference last month. The technology enables secondary marketing managers to use actual cash window execution for optimization on each individual loan rather than using a dealer survey for spec pay-ups.

SimpleNexus and Unify Integrate to Help Mortgage Lenders Streamline the Loan Process, Reduce Application Abandonment

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced a two-way integration with Unify’s Business Growth Platform that streamlines the loan application process to improve efficiency and help mortgage lenders reduce application abandonment.

SYNERGY Enters a Strategic Partnership with Airware Transportation & Logistics

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with recent Ernest N. Morial Small Business of the Year Award winner Airware. Airware is a minority certified business with a long track record of introducing innovation at the local, state and Federal government level.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with New Equity Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Insurance Holdings (“Galway”), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants (“EPIC”) and JenCap Holdings (“JenCap”), which together represent one of the nation’s largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates (“Harvest”) for a majority interest of Galway.

Synergetics Inc. OpenFLIS Prioritized to Go Through the JAB Authorization Process

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Joint Authorization Board (JAB), consisting of the Chief Information Officers from the Department of Homeland Security, General Services Administration, and Department of Defense, has selected, from the latest round of FedRAMP Connect, Synergetics Inc. of Fort Collins as one of just eight Cloud Service Providers to be reviewed for a Provisional Authority to Operate.

AJ’s Grayton Beach along with Road Dogg Rescue Hosting Free Holiday Photos with ‘Santa Paws’

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Sunday, December 6, AJ’s Grayton Beach will be holding a special holiday photo event with “Santa Paws.” Santa will be on site at AJ’s Grayton Beach from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. for guests to take pictures with their fury four legged friends.

Current Builders Promotes Eric Seminara

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders (www.currentbuilders.com) is pleased to announce that Eric Seminara has been promoted to Vice President of Construction and will also become the director of the firm’s operations on the west coast of Florida. Seminara joined the award-winning general contractor in 2011 and made partner in 2019.

Pompano Beach Arts presents Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to present the 3rd Annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival, an enriching and entertaining showcase of the best local and national spoken word artists and writers. While poets will be competing live at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center from December 10-12, due to COVID-19, the festival will be live streamed to the public.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families, and First Responders, with More Than $10,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2020

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US’ Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Eighth Annual Freedom Day USA. Freedom Day USA is a “Day of Free” to thank military personnel and their families for the sacri´Čüces they make each day to ensure our freedom.

Healient Physician Group Forms Agreement with New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healient Physician Group and Kansas City’s newest Medicare-approved diagnostic imaging vendor, New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics, have announced a partnership to improve access to care for seniors put at risk by the Covid-19 health crisis.

DataNumen Word Repair: AI-Based Recovery of Corrupt Word Documents

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DataNumen company, the developer and vendor of professional data recovery programs, announces the release of DataNumen Word Repair 3.5. It is the new version of a powerful recovery tool, which uses AI technology to analyze damaged Word documents and restore data with maximum efficiency.

Dana Dillard to Join Housing Finance Strategies

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that industry leader and award-winning mortgage executive Dana Dillard will join her firm as leader of its diversity and inclusion practice and a principal in its expanding advisory services practice.

AirDeck, Inc. Raises $3.4M to Transform Communication by Adding Voice and Video Narration to Documents and Presentations Online

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AirDeck, Inc, an online platform that helps users create narrated presentations and documents for on-demand viewing, announces the company has raised $3.4 million in venture capital funding led by Rock River Capital Partners and Cultivation Capital with participation from Rise of the Revolution’s Rest Seed Fund and Winnebago Seed Fund.

Valley Brands Present a Socially Safe Evening of Entertainment Benefitting Make-A-Wish

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination – the world’s largest drive-through animated light show – is joining forces with Subaru to present “Share the Love,” a socially safe drive-in concert and light show experience to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, which is produced in conjunction with iHeart Media and Mix 96.9, is scheduled for December 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale.

Best Selling Author Beth Shaw, CEO and Founder of YogaFit, releases ‘Healing Trauma With Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving With Mind-body Techniques’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beth Shaw recently released “Healing Trauma With Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving With Mind-body Techniques” (Blue River Press, Paperback; $18.41; ISBN: 978-1681577777).

Wellness Club Has Right Timing during Pandemic, Sees Success in 1st Year of Operation

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is rare to hear about a business that just opened this year, and actually seeing an increase in revenue, growth, and recognition – but that is exactly what has been the Kansas City Wellness Club. Inside the elegant and glamorous Kansas City Club building, is the Wellness Club – a modern day health club, new age spa, salon, coaching & healing wellness center in downtown K.C.

KLLM Transport Services Rolling Out One of the Largest Driver Pay Increases in Company History

JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KLLM Transport Services (KLLM), one of the leading temperature-controlled, truckload carriers in North America, is set to roll out one of the largest driver pay increases in company history over the coming weeks.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at 2020 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will go back to exhibiting in-person for the first time since COVID-19 halted tradeshows. The 2020 National Agricultural Aviation Association Expo will be taking place December 7 – 10 at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.

Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Amid Ongoing Efforts to Disenfranchise Black Voters

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda (Peoples’ Agenda), Clayton County Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.

International Paper Company – Richmond Container in Richmond, VA Receives Their Sixth ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that the International Paper Company – Richmond Container in Richmond, Virginia, has been re-approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition.

Comparison Shopping with Pureloan.com Leads to $15,335 Average Interest Savings

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pureloan.com confidently demonstrates that, for the average home purchaser, its mortgage search engine provides on average $15,335 of lifetime savings in reduced interest payments by comparing loans.

LBA Ware’s Lori Brewer Named HousingWire Tech Trendsetter for Innovations in Compensation Management, Business Intelligence for Mortgage Lenders

MACON, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced today that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a 2020 HousingWire (HW) Tech Trendsetter.

FormFree Founder Brent Chandler Named HousingWire Tech Trendsetter for Second Year

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been named a HousingWire Tech Trendsetter for a second consecutive year. The list honors executives, product leaders and technology professionals bringing the latest digital lending technology to market for their mortgage and real estate clients.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Contracted by the CDC to Study Spread of COVID-19 on University of Wisconsin Campuses

RESTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) is contracted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers on college campuses and what can be done to slow the spread of the disease.

College Planning Support Program Student, Samuel Patterson, III, Selected as 2021 Rhodes Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that Samuel Patterson, III, has been selected as a 2021 Rhodes Scholar. Patterson, a graduate of Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia, participated in the foundation’s nationally recognized College Planning Cohort Program.

Utah Business Magazine Names SimpleNexus Among Utah’s Best Companies to Work For

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has been recognized as a 2020 Best Company to Work For by Utah Business magazine. SimpleNexus earned recognition as one of the top employers in the state on the basis of employee evaluations.

Hireshield Debuts New Rapid-Process System for Background Checks

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the past four years Hireshield, a Dallas firm serving small to medium companies undertake background checks that assure the quality of new hires, has been responsible for undertaking more than 750,000 candidate checks. As of 2021, that number is projected to climb.

Premier Nursing Academy Launches New Center to Train CNAs for Free and Grow Bradenton-Sarasota Area Healthcare Jobs

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Nursing Academy, an institution offering free, state-approved training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), has launched its second Florida location in Bradenton. The new Bradenton location is expected to train as many as 500 students in 2021 from the broader Bradenton and Sarasota metro area.

Pure Protein, LLC Announces New Website Now Offering Its HLA Reagents and Technical Services to Researchers

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Protein, LLC (Pure Protein) an HLA company that has developed comprehensive analytical capabilities in the field of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) immunology and an approach to produce soluble forms of the HLA molecule (sHLA), is proud to announce the launch of its new website.

Oded Carmi Elected to Executive Committee of International Association of Movers

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the recent 58th Annual International Association of Movers’ (IAM) Meeting, Mr. Oded Carmi, President of DN Van Lines, was voted into the IAM Executive Committee as a Governing Member-at Large for a one-year term. The IAM Executive Committee is the governing body of the International Association of Movers.

Aaron Ozee Considers Eight Figure Acquisition Offer for ‘Regulus’ Literary Empire

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), and revered director of the “Regulus” movie, has received an eight-figure acquisition offer from a private investment group for the literary empire constructed around his infamous rat king character.

Carbon Credit Cart Launches New Service – Purchase of Carbon Credits Made Easy

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Credit Cart LLC today announced a new service that provides an easy and affordable way for consumers to purchase carbon credits for themselves or to give as gifts. Carbon Credit Cart offers the simplest way to balance carbon-generating activities at home, work, and from leisure activities with carbon credits that fund registered carbon mitigation projects.

PassFab Launches Thanksgiving and Black Friday Giveaway 2020

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, PassFab has launched promotional activities across the global. The event time is from November 23 to December 16. This giveaway has 3 benefits! In addition to free get one-month license code, there is also a discount that buy one PassFab product get one free.

Four Thousand Recovered Members of Shincheonji Church of Jesus Donate Plasma for the Third Time to Combat COVID-19

DAEGU, South Korea, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4,000 members from Shincheonji Church of Jesus are planned to participate in the group’s third plasma donation drive, starting from November 16, 2020. Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ), is an organization established in South Korea with branches across the globe.