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Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2021 – 11 Great Reads You’ve Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual “books to bookmark” list of 11 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors across the U.S. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

XLR8 Companies Announces its New Operations Office in Valencia, California

VALENCIA, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 1, 2021, Xelerate Logistics LLC (“XLR8”) announced a new branch opening in Valencia, California, located strategically 30 miles away from the Los Angeles / Long Beach Port. This fully staffed, operations office has been added to XLR8 as a necessary expansion for the New York based company to keep with increasing demand and a growing repertoire of clientele.

Mortgage Coach executive Kelli Hodges honored with National Mortgage Professional’s 2021 Mortgage Lending’s Women of Inspiration award

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced that chief operations officer (COO) Kelli Hodges has been named a 2021 Mortgage Lending’s Women of Inspiration award recipient by National Mortgage Professional Magazine.

Journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, ‘In for Life’

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Jan., journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, “In for Life” (ISBN: 978-0578965659; Satuit Press), about her two-decade exploration of the wrongful murder conviction of her son’s classmate and friend, Sean K. Ellis. The high-profile Boston case gained international attention when it became the subject of the eight-part Netflix docuseries “Trial 4.”

SimpleNexus makes third consecutive appearance on Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, ranking number 292

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced it earned the number 292 spot on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.

Renton Plumbing Company Offers Service to Support Other Local Plumbers

RENTON, Wash., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that both the COVID-19 pandemic and the volume of unemployment is still causing a disturbing amount of damage across Washington state. According to Trusted Plumbing and Heating, as homeowners continue to need plumbing services, companies are struggling to find workers to get on the job sites. One job in particular, Directional Drilling Services, is in high demand, and not all companies have the tools required to get these jobs done.

New men’s luxury brand North Country successfully navigates global supply chain crisis

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Country, a newly launched men’s premium clothing brand, today announced that it has successfully skirted global supply chain issues and is poised for a robust Q4 holiday shopping season. North Country’s Fall/Winter collection of authentic Portuguese flannel shirts is in-stock and ready-to-ship from New York.

2nd Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Honor School Districts’ Pandemic Year Successes

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, announced this year’s Synergy Achievement Awards recipients at its Synergy Connect National Users Conference in November. Award recipients were selected for exceptional application of Synergy functionality resulting in significant benefits to district stakeholders.

Current Builders Announces Annual Holiday Fundraising Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is proud to announce the launch of their 16th Annual Holiday Fundraising Program. This year, the goal is to raise $75,000 to donate to Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together Broward, Best Buddies, and the Dolphins Cancer Challenge.

Swift Homes Gives Homeowners More Value for their Home

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Headquartered in Chicago, Swift Homes has quickly emerged as one of the country’s most sought after and successful cash home buyers. Their skilled and knowledgeable personnel help property owners from all walks of life sell houses efficiently for unmatched value. Swift Homes allows customers to sell their homes in as-is condition, and utilizes superior procedures to give them peace of mind and a wonderful experience from start to finish.

Seedling Welcomes New Development Director

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang’s Mike Spotten for innovations in mortgage technology

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Mike Spotten, vice president of product, was named a 2021 HW Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine. Now in its third year, the HW Tech Trendsetters award program highlights the leading players in the housing economy who drive innovation with advanced digital products and services.

1st Edge Wins $9.7M Space and Missile Defense Command SBIR Contract to Research and Develop AI Solutions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Edge, a leader in designing solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, was awarded a $9.7M Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to Artificial Intelligence solutions for the U.S. Army. This contract, issued by the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), is a continuation of 1st Edge’s proprietary Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT) program, currently impacting multiple army programs.

New How-To Book Targets Women Who Are Just Getting Started in the World of Investing

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly Bowers, a retired financial planner, entrepreneur and founder of Sister Courage Publishing, realized there was a need for a guidebook that would help women learn more about how to take charge of their investments. So, she set out to create a book specifically written for women. The end result is: “How to Dress a Naked Portfolio: A Tailored Introduction to Investing for Women” (ISBN: 978-0578312705; Sister Courage Publishing).

Legal Counsel for Blockchain Smart Contracts Announced for Carbon Tokenization

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Asset Network (CAN) announces that Oklahoma-based Wurtz & Associates will provide oversight and facilitation of the blockchain-based “smart contracts” related to the recently revealed initiative by CAN. Through an innovative protocol, this process tokenizes land resources for carbon sequestration and protection of the soil and water resources.

Aldersgate Kicks Off Their Guardian Angel Fund Campaign to Provide Residents with Confidence for Life’s Unexpected Turns

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate announces the celebration of its Annual Guardian Angel Tree offering, which lets donors dedicate a wooden angel ornament in honor of someone special. The Angel Tree is one way the community raises funds for the Guardian Angel Fund, which was created to give residents confidence through life’s unexpected turns.

SRSI joins MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SRSI has joined MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. MHEDA is the premier trade association dedicated to serving the material handling community. MHEDA programs and services are accessed by thousands of industry professionals each year who are seeking to help their business stay competitive and their employees stay connected.

AeroJet Me and Travala.com Join Forces Taking Luxury Travel to New Horizons

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A leading international private jet rental company, AeroJet Me, and travel booking platform Travala.com, signed a partnership agreement on April 9 this year, consolidating an already exclusive and unique service – offering to customers travelling for business or for pleasure. This will be welcome news for those wishing to pack their bags in times when demand for travel is slowly but surely picking up.

Choyce Peterson Hires Scott J. Lipow as Senior Associate

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that Scott J. Lipow has joined the brokerage team as Senior Associate. Lipow will join Choyce Peterson’s Capital Markets team, focusing on investment opportunities throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties.

Aldersgate Annual Festival of Lights brings Joy, Caroling and Cheer to Charlotte Community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldersgate is thrilled to host their Annual Festival of Lights driving tour on their campus on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. This free event showcases thousands of twinkling lights, and visitors are encouraged to roll the windows down, wave at residents and listen to local musicians.

Current Builders Announces Final Phase of Construction at University Pointe

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced the start of construction of Building G at the University Pointe project in Davie, Florida. The project is the final phase of University Pointe, an 860-bed student housing campus. Building G is on the site’s southeast corner and will include 24 units and 46,390 square feet in a four-story building.

Blockchain Meets Agriculture to Improve Soil and Air Quality

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two innovative Cheyenne-based companies, the agricultural Carbon Asset Network and blockchain consultancy group Ember Labs have joined forces to create the new pathway for carbon sequestration and improving air quality by using the power of blockchain. This new model is designed to be a private enterprise alternative to Cap and Trade methods, which have not proved successful since its inception in 2009.

Kiosk News from Industry Group and Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) for Nov. 2021

​DENVER, Colo., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November news from the Industry Group and Kiosk Association. Events and Features This Month: First Responder Lockers and Kiosk; Bill Payment Kiosk Review; and McDonalds Deploys Accessibility to self-order kiosks.

Stack Sports to Acquire Team App

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports, a global leader in modern sports technology, today announced it will add Team App, the Australia-based leader in team communications, to the Stack Sports ecosystem. More than 30,000 club and league administrators and 200 National Governing Bodies or Professional Franchises power their success with Stack Sports.

Full or Partial Floor Office for Sublease at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a full floor sublease measuring 36,782 square feet (SF) at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, CT. Choyce Peterson Vice President Adam Cognetta and Principal John Hannigan comprise the brokerage team.

High Mountain Breezes (HMB Players) Releases First Record, ‘Daddy’s Margarita Rose’ – Just in Time for the Holidays

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High Mountain Breezes today announced the release of their first record, “Daddy’s Margarita Rose.” The Record is now available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, You-Tube and many other major streaming services.

Brilliant Chess Game Finale by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Has Been Added to ‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Magnus Carlsen chess brilliancy that wrapped up his successful 2016 World Chess Championship match defense has been minted by Citrusw00d Productions on the OpenSea non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace.

Macclesfield FC and CaptainU Partner to Bring College Recruiting to the UK

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Macclesfield FC – a professional association football club in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England – today announced that they have selected CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with a self-managed recruiting software tool that will connect American high school athletes with Macclesfields International Academy.

AJ’s Grayton Beach Hosts Fourth Annual S’mores with Santa

GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Claus comes early this year at AJ’s Grayton Beach Fourth Annual “S’mores with Santa” event. This free family activity is set to kick off on Wednesday, November 24 from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. and is the ideal way to get into the holiday spirit.

Music Theater Works Presents BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL

SKOKIE, Ill., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works shall present “Billy Elliot: The Musical” at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from December 23, 2021 through January 2, 2022 as the final production of the 2021 Season.

Current Builders Promotes Brett Schreiber to Vice President of Construction

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced Brett Schreiber’s promotion to Vice President of Construction. Schreiber attained partner status in 2020, and this new promotion follows his successful management of the firm’s largest construction project to-date, Uptown Boca. The mixed-use development was completed on-time, during the pandemic thanks to Schreiber’s excellent management.

AJ’s Feeds the Community this Thanksgiving 2021

DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the sixth year, AJ’s on the Bayou, will host a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Last year, the waterfront restaurant served close to 1,000 meals. “We open up our doors to everyone, to ensure that no one is alone or hungry for the holiday,” says Keith Waters, Director of Operations for AJ’s.

New Blog Series from National Buyers Agents Association Provides Free Real Estate Guidance

EVERGREEN, Colo., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Buyers Agents Association just completed a blog series that educates potential home buyers about buying or selling real estate in the next three months. Special consideration is given to how to handle the escalating prices of homes.

Sales Boomerang named 49th fastest-growing company in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang today announced it ranked 49 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Sales Boomerang grew 3,882% during this period.

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Passes $5 Million in Giving Since Founding – Following Approval of $255K in Grants During Fall Giving Cycle

GROTON, Conn., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $255,827 to 45 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Foundation has given over $500,000 in grants in 2021 alone, and over $5 million to the community since its founding.

Mortgage Coach integration with First American Title empowers consumers with greater insight into title fees during the loan selection process

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced its integration with First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).

Dynamic Bud Duo Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion and Son Announce Exclusive Yohan Marley Club Residency at The Joint of Miami

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — King “Krefiii” Forchion, son of the legendary marijuana personality, Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion, is determined to make his dad proud while uplifting the culture in the cannabis community. The young cannapreneur, under the influence of NJWeedman, has announced the exclusive club residency of Yohan Marley (grandson of Bob Marley) at The Joint of Miami.

PassFab Announces Software Giveaways for Black Friday and Thanksgiving 2021

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PassFab has proudly announced the launch of its long-awaited Thanksgiving and Black Friday Big Sale. This year, the world’s leading password recovery tool is going big on Black Friday with special discounts, giveaways, and special offers. This special Black Friday promotion by PassFab will begin from Wednesday, November 17 to Thursday, December 9, 2021, and the company is welcoming everyone to make the most out of it.

The Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale welcome special guests David E. Talbert, Bill Rogers, and Drew Tablak at the Holiday POPS Spectacular!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces director David E. Talbert, voice actor Bill Rogers, and singer Drew Tablak as special guests for the “Holiday POPS Spectacular” on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif., and will include two world premieres: A musical suite from the movie “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey,” and a new work for narrator and orchestra based on music from the motion picture “Elf” titled “How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas.”

Parker Medical Relocates Headquarters to 88,000 Square Feet at 43 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, CT

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of Parker Medical, Inc. and the relocation of their headquarters office and assembly / warehouse operations to 43 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, Connecticut.