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Stephen Walther of Alliance Group Elected to FACC Board of Directors (CORRECTED)

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group announced that Stephen Walther, Vice President of Sales & Distribution, has been elected to the FACC Board of Directors. Walther will bring with him decades of experience in the Life Insurance and Financial Services Industry, and a long track record of leading innovative and diverse teams of independent insurance agents and agencies across the country. /CORRECTION/

Pittsburgh Internet Consulting Announces Rebrand as PIC

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jan. 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pittsburgh Internet Consulting announced today that it has rebranded to effectively align with its core mission as a growth-oriented marketing agency. The company’s name is now PIC, and its new logo and messaging reflect a dedication to PIC’s creative and value-based Walk With You Marketing™ approach.

Down Payment Resource’s Q4 2022 Homeownership Program Index shows homebuyer assistance programs have increased in number for fifth consecutive quarter

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm’s analysis of 2,351 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.82% from Q3 to Q4 2022.

MMI names Don MacKillop Regional Director of Enterprise Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today it has hired Don MacKillop as regional director of enterprise sales. In this role, MacKillop will be tasked with expanding MMI’s growing roster of mortgage enterprise clients, which now includes 20 of the top 25 lenders in the nation, while also driving brand awareness and adoption in mortgage-related verticals, such as title and insurance.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages Without Backup on Apple iPhone?

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When iPhone user accidentally delete their WhatsApp messages, a query echoes “How can I retrieve deleted messages on WhatsApp iPhone?” appears. It must be frustrating if there is no idea how to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone. Nevertheless, Tenorshare, an esteemed smartphone solutions provider, recently launched a reliable program´╝îTenorshare UltData WhatsApp Recovery to fix this issue.

Valo Media and OptionsSwing Partner to Bring Innovative User-Generated Content Solutions to the Online Education Market

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valo Media, a user-generated content (UGC) agency, announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with OptionsSwing, an online education technology company. This new partnership will bring innovative solutions for strategic marketing initiatives as well as brand new content that will help OptionsSwing reach and engage a wider global audience.

WordSphere Announces $6.8M Acquisition of DrupalWare

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WordSphere LLC, a leading Palo Alto based tech company, announced today the completion of its acquisition of DrupalWare. DrupalWare, a tech company known for its cutting-edge software solutions, is one of the leading Drupal development agencies in the USA, responsible for sites like Tesla and Pfizer.

MCT First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, is pleased to announce it is the first secondary marketing platform to integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits application programming interface (API) created for the first-time home buyer area median income (AMI) limits. Income Limits allows for the accurate pricing of Credit Fee in Price (Exhibit 19, or “Credit Fees”) waivers.

The California Crime Writers Conference is back

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, the California Crime Writers Conference (CCWC) is back with an in-person, two-day event to be held June 10-11, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles (Culver City). This premier conference offers panels and workshops on craft and the business of writing as well as opportunities for manuscript consultations and professional headshots at modest prices.

EnergyCAP expands offering to include financial-grade carbon accounting

BOALSBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, today announced the launch of CarbonHub, a new solution that offers financial-grade carbon accounting and sustainability reporting.

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com Surpasses 90,000 Customer Reviews on Shopper Approved in U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com today announced they surpassed 90,000 customer reviews on Shopper Approved, a rapidly growing customer review platform in the United States. The verified customer reviews resulted in an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, with 78,000 reviews receiving a perfect 5-star rating. TravelInsurance.com currently has the highest amount of third party reviews of any company in the travel insurance industry.

NCNW HIRES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO: Lauded Civil Rights Organization Changes Governance Structure First Time in 88-Years

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization’s first president and chief executive officer. After 88 years, the organization changed its governance structure to work more efficiently.

The BioBuilder Educational Foundation Initiates Plan to Train Bioeconomy Workforce

NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BioBuilder Educational Foundation, Inc. (“BioBuilder”), which has a decade of empowering teachers and schools to bring synthetic biology education to school districts in 47 states, today announced its launch of a strategic planning process designed to grow the bioeconomy workforce at scale in urban, rural, and tribal communities.

AirDeck Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaaS company and leader in document communication, AirDeck, achieved Systems and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 1 compliance after a rigorous assessment conducted by a third-party auditor, Johanson Group LLP. Johanson Group specializes in SOC 2 audits and provides audit and professional services to public and private companies, large and small, in a variety of industries.

Soul Carrier Releases Limited Football Leather Handbag Collection at Phoenix Luxury Resorts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Phoenix hotels and resorts prepare for the influx of guests attending the Professional Football Championship Game in February, fashion-conscious visitors who love football are sure to get excited about Soul Carrier’s new football leather handbag collection.

World’s Only Truly Immersive Sports AirBnB Gets Visits – and Competition – from Pro Athletes

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A massive 54 acre sports-themed AirBnB style resort near Orlando is defying what market experts are calling the “AirBnBust,” Orlando Area Luxury Rentals LLC announced today. The Lake Louisa Chateau, adjacent to the beach at Central Florida’s Lake Louisa State Park, is a dream come true for sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

After, Inc. among 1,000 + exhibitors at the 2023 National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a global leader in warranty solutions and post-sale customer experience technology, will be joining an awesome list of exhibitors at the 2023 National Hardware Show, January 30 – February 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Come meet our team during the show at Booth SL4279!

FACELIFTS ONDEMAND – Look Years Younger Naturally with Facial Fitness Expert Cynthia Rowland

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cynthia Rowland, President and CEO of Rejenuve, Inc., announced today that all Facial Magic® training kits are OnDemand and digital. “OnDemand training makes perfect sense as shipping costs increase and training OnDemand becomes more popular. Our face-saving exercises can be viewed on every internet enabled device 24/7, worldwide, without delay. This means we can easily accommodate worldwide users without costly shipping fees.”

Covenant Winery Kicks off 20th Anniversary with Jazz Concert at City Winery in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. and BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Covenant Winery, which highlights appellation driven wines from California and Israel, kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 5 at City Winery from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in New York City with a jazz concert led by winery founder and proprietor, Jeff Morgan, and friends.

Arlington Philharmonic to premiere 242 year-old work in upcoming concert

ARLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the United States premiere a composition written in 1781 by Marianna Martines, a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. Martines work is the overture to her oratorio “Isacco.” This edition by the Philharmonic Orchestra’s Music Director Orlando Cela aims to preserve as much as possible the intentions of the composer, and show the mastery of Martines.

Talent Competition and Charity Event Goes Global!

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tori Belle Cosmetics announces its second annual Virtual TB’s Got Talent Charity Bash, airing Live, March 2, 2023 at 4 p.m. PT on the Tori Belle Cosmetics FB page and Tori Belle Cosmetics YouTube channel. The proceeds will provide grants for people and families in need through the National Organization for Women’s Safety Awareness (N.O.W.S.A.).

MMI appoints Rob Pommier as Regional Director of Enterprise Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today it has added industry veteran Rob Pommier to the enterprise sales team as regional director. Pommier will be tasked with expanding MMI’s growing roster of mortgage enterprise clients, which now includes 20 of the top 25 lenders in the nation, while also driving brand awareness and adoption in mortgage-related verticals, such as title and insurance.

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG) Announces Artemetrx Extend – Revolutionary Drug Management Reporting Tool Offers Powerful User Insights

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artemetrx®, the industry’s most preeminent platform for integrated drug cost management, is now even more robust with the launch of its new module, Artemetrx Extend™. With greater insights and analytics, Artemetrx Extend is a custom reporting tool that provides unparalleled data access through its user-friendly platform.

MMI Receives Growth Investment from WestView Capital Partners

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that it has received a growth investment from WestView Capital Partners (WestView), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on middle market growth companies.

Red Lite Gym launches new fitness concept

BENTONVILLEE, Ark., Jan. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Red Lite Gym in Bentonville introduces a new fitness concept that combines a personalized boutique gym experience with cutting edge red light therapy body contouring treatments. Started operation on August 1, 2022, Red Lite Gym uses the only FDA-cleared red light therapy body sculpting wrap in the U.S.

Deaf Financial Advisor Lee Kramer Named to Money’s Changemakers List

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Money profiled 50 innovators shaping Americans’ finances, and included Kramer Wealth Managers’ CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional Lee Kramer in their list. The wide-ranging list of people making meaningful, positive change in personal finance include Senator Elizabeth Warren, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin, YouTuber MrBeast, singer Lil Nas X, and Roblox CEO David Baszucki.

AI for Good uses ChatGPT to address UN Challenges, Solve Enterprise Problems

KYIV, Ukraine, Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Ukraine and U.S.-based NGO called AI For Good is utilizing the immense power of ChatGPT and similar programs, to quickly and efficiently address problems ranging from predicting the targets of upcoming Russian missile and drone attacks on Ukrainian civilians, to helping Afghan women overcome cultural isolation in their homeland.

Celebrate Concord’s Comfort Food Month with a gourmet sausage-dog from Hillside Dawgz at El Monte Shopping Center

CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The El Monte Shopping Center is the perfect location to make the most of Visit Concord’s “Comfort Food Month” with several minority and women-owned restaurants offering a local flavor to residents and visitors alike. There’s something for everyone in the midtown shopping center, from fried chicken to sausage to Japanese. The list of El Monte restaurants includes The Taphouse, Parma Deli, Frickin Fried, Taqueria Autlan, Izakaya An, and the newest addition – Hillside Dawgz.

Nina G, one of the first stuttering comedians, records debut solo album and live show at the Alameda Comedy Club

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirteen years ago, Nina G made her debut as the first stuttering female comedian. Since then, she’s challenged the status quo of how people who stutter are perceived – onstage and off. So, in an industry that lacks speech diversity, Nina G’s unique voice will record both her first solo comedy album and comedy special on March 9, 2023 at the Alameda Comedy Club located in her hometown. The album is projected to come out later in the spring on the Punchline Records label with the comedy special to follow.

Sales Boomerang releases Q4 2022 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced the release of Sales Boomerang’s latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report.

Nomis Solutions Elevates Johnathan Bant to Head of Client Relations for Financial Services Market in Canada

TORONTO, Ontario and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced industry veteran Johnathan Bant will serve as Head of Client Relations for Canada. In this role, Bant is responsible for leading Canadian engagements across Nomis’ client portfolio as well as non-customer financial institutions (FIs) across the country.

Intellimedia Networks Expands its Operations into Kenya

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intellimedia Networks, an award-winning leading provider of technology solutions for government, educational institutions, and businesses, is excited to announce the expansion of its operations into Africa with a new presence in Nairobi, Kenya. This move follows several meetings with Kenyan government officials and the Kenyan business community at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC on December 13-15, 2022.

Sokal Showcases Digital Ad Products and Website Technology at NADA Show 2023

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service advertising agency with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., will be exhibiting at the NADA Show in Dallas, Texas beginning on January 27, 2023. They will be showcasing their suite of digital advertising products, as well as their website technology which is powered by their Momentum platform.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Utah Ranks #20

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Utah was ranked 20th in the nation and fifth in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 28 out of 89 possible points.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – New Mexico Ranks #24

SANTA FE, N.M. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. New Mexico received 20 out of 89 possible points, tying for the 24th ranked spot in the nation, and ranked sixth in the Colorado River Basin region.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – California Ranks #1

SACRAMENTO Calif. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 72.5 out of 89 possible points.

ACES Quality Management expands client base by 22% in 2022

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the company had record growth increasing its client base by 22% amidst significant market volatility. The company also made numerous updates to its ACES Quality Management & Control® software and its free Compliance NewsHub resource, in addition to launching its inaugural ACES ENGAGE conference.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Arizona Ranks #3 in the Nation, But Improvement is Needed to Address Water Crisis

PHOENIX, Ariz. and CHICAGO, Ill,, Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Arizona was ranked third in the nation, and second in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 50 out of 89 possible points.

New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Projects Grew 50% from November to December 2022

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMI SalesLeads announced today the December 2022 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 177 new projects in December compared to 118 in November in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC23

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today announced the return of the highly successful #HousingDC conference on September 26-27, 2023. More than 2,000 viewers participated in #HousingDC22 presented last September ahead of the midterm elections and post event attendee surveys confirmed high demand for continued delivery.