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Kids Read Now celebrates partnerships with hometown heroes, delivering books to Ohio students

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

143 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – January 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the January 2021 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.

KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG hired two new Directors, Amar Patel and Ian Williams, as part of their Southeast practice. Both Directors join KBKG with over 25 years of combined experience in Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credits, two key services offered by the firm to CPAs and businesses.

Monument to an African American Patriot Drummer? You Bet!

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Georgia American Revolution Preservation Alliance, if one battlefield archaeologist had his way, the first monument placed on the newly preserved Battle of Beaufort, SC site would not be to the two signers of the Declaration of Independence who also fought there.

The Expansion of The Law Offices of Victoria Broussard: Bringing Humanity and Unbiased Practices to Central Texas Courts

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -​- ​The Law Offices of Victoria Broussard​, a Houston-based law firm, today announced their return to Austin, and plans for expanding their practice across central Texas. The company launched in Austin in 2006 and relocated its office to Houston in 2014.

Pure Transplant Solutions Announces Collaboration with King’s College London to Support NHS Funded GAMECHANgER-1 Clinical Trial for HLA Sensitized Patients with End Stage Renal Disease

AUSTIN, Texas and LONDON, England, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with King’s College London.

The Role of ‘Green Therapy’ in Improving Mental Health

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With mental health struggles surging globally, particularly in the US, Adventure Explorations has released a new white paper entitled “Improving Mental Health: The Power of Outdoor and Adventure.” The piece explores the benefits outdoor activity has on mental health.

EPIC Announces Leadership Structure Realignment

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants CEO Steve Denton announced organizational and restructuring changes, effective immediately, across the company. The moves are designed to position EPIC to thrive for years to come.

XG Communities Rapidly Constructs Over 50 Small Cell Sites in St. Louis

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based XG Communities, LLC (“XG Communities” or “XG”) recently announced that it constructed more than 50 small cell sites in the fourth quarter of 2020. The project was implemented in St. Louis, MO. Engaged by one of the country’s major wireless carriers, XG took less than 90 days from start to finish.

The Push2BeGreat Clothing Brand Incorporating Artificial Intelligence to Innovate Learning Methods in Literacy

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shwinn Innovations, LLC, the Push2BeGreat Brand and the non-profit 501(c)(3), the Innovative Learning Curriculum, are announcing the development of a revolutionary new educational framework that focuses on providing an equal opportunity to economically, disadvantaged youth in diverse, urban areas.

USBI Applauds Biochar Funding from Microsoft’s $1 Billion Climate Innovation Fund

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Biochar Initiative (USBI) applauds Microsoft’s funding for three projects that use biochar for atmospheric carbon removal. The three biochar projects were selected from 189 projects that the company evaluated for funding. Microsoft made awards to 15 suppliers, representing more than 1.3 million mt [metric tons] of atmospheric CO2 removals.

RoboSolucio LLC Partners with Computer Mainstream Corporation (CMC) to Offer AI Puppy Robot COVID Symptom Detection

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoboSolucio, an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for mobile robot companions, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Computer Mainstream Corporation (CMC), an Atlanta-based company specializing in serving government agencies and municipalities with IT, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management, e-Learning, and IBM solutions.

TAG CXO Names Dan Streufert to Lead its IT Infrastructure Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Dan Streufert to lead its new IT Infrastructure practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Streufert is responsible to lead and develop the delivery teams helping TAG CXO clients build the robust and durable IT operating environments needed for growth and efficiency.

Sunpro Solar Brings Affordable Solar Power to Chicago

MANDEVILLE, La., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunpro Solar, a leading provider of home solar energy in the U.S., is expanding its services in Illinois to the greater Chicago area. The company’s ongoing expansion strategy throughout Illinois creates more opportunity for economic growth and energy independence.

Eagle River Energy Advisors Announces Sell-Side Engagement of Core Producing ORRI Assets – Bakken Shale, North Dakota

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle River Energy Advisors, LLC (“Eagle River”) is pleased to announce the sell-side engagement by a private company, seeking the divestment of certain ORRI assets located in Dunn, McLean, McKenzie & Mountrail Counties, North Dakota.

Fortin Ironworks Reflects on 75 Years Serving Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For most the American Dream begins with an idea. For Fortin Ironworks, that idea began with a truck, a small shed and a man with a passion for welding. Today, 75 years later, it’s reflecting on that humble beginning.

Caisson Biotech, LLC and Heparinex, LLC Announce Positive Examination Report of European Patent and the Discovery of a New Class of Sugar Polymers

AUSTIN, Texas and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caisson Biotech and parent company Heparinex are pleased to announce that they have received a positive examination report from the European Patent Office for a patent covering the chemoenzymatic production of heparosan utilized in the HEPtune® drug delivery platform. Once certified, the new patent family will increase patent coverage across Europe, adding to the U.S. holdings.

UnityOneCloud is recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services by Global Analyst Firm NelsonHall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UnityOneCloud announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services has been recognized as a “Leader” in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.

California Black Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Minority Contractors / Northern California Chapter Partner to Build Advocacy for M/WBE Construction Trades

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new year is off to an industrious start with Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), announcing a statewide partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors, Northern California (NAMCNC), under the direction of its Northern California Chapter President, Pete Varma.

‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ New Docuseries Released by the Gund Gallery to Celebrate Black History Month

GAMBIER, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries “Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle.”

Over 200 dogs from China saved from slaughterhouses, meat-trade, abuse, and neglect will soon arrive in the United States on their way to forever homes

VASS, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from China and adopting them into homes in the U.S. and Canada, is calling on the public to help them save over 200 additional dogs.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars (“postdocs”) and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

Accelerated Analytics Chooses Loren Data Corp. for Supply Chain Data

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loren Data Corp. (LD.com), a leader in B2B messaging platform technology, announced today that Accelerated Analytics, the leading provider of supply chain analysis for products, inventory and retail store sales, has selected Loren Data’s ECGrid backbone for aggregating valuable data from retailers and their suppliers.

Bayflex Solutions Expands Endurance Test Capabilities at NextFlex Technology Hub

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayflex Solutions announced that it has signed an agreement with NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, to expand existing endurance test capabilities at NextFlex.

North Carolina Business Experiences Growth Despite Challenging Times for Many Early-stage N.C. Companies

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the pandemic struck last year, many businesses have struggled to stay afloat and others unfortunately, have had to close their doors. But Trash Can Cleaning USA, a HUB-certified North Carolina company, has not been one of them. It’s managed to flourish in times of economic uncertainty, and that’s mostly due to its service offering – a unique way to keep customers’ trash and recycle cans clean.

Northshore Solar Company Rewards Top Sales Employees with Mercedes-Benz Cars

MANDEVILLE, La., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunpro Solar hosted its annual President’s Club awards ceremony on February 5, celebrating the company’s achievements in 2020 and awarding top sales employees with brand new Mercedes-Benz cars.

Basu Plastic Surgery Launches First Annual Scholarship for Adult Learners Pursuing Medical Degrees in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C. Bob Basu, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS of Houston is honored to announce the first year of the annual Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners. Designed to support adults over the age of 40 who live in Texas as they pursue a graduate degree as a licensed medical practitioner, physician, or nurse.

Chicago-Based Romance Novel Series Heads to The Moon

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning Chicagoland romance author Dania Voss’s Windy City Nights series is taking part in the Writers on the Moon project. Coordinated by speculative fiction author Dr. Susan Kaye Quinn, Voss is among one hundred and 25 authors participating in the lunar time capsule adventure.

Sokal Signs Keffer Volkswagen

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in the automotive advertising world, recently signed as agency of record for Keffer Volkswagen. Beginning on March 1, 2021, Sokal will provide a full range of digital and traditional advertising services.

EPIC Adds Allen Baker as Senior Risk Consultant

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Allen Baker has joined its National Energy Construction Team as a Senior Risk Consultant. Baker will be based in Birmingham, Alabama.

FormFree’s Expanded Income and Employment Verification Covers 85% of Working Americans

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced its AccountChek® 3n1 (3n1) asset, employment and income verification service now covers 85% of U.S. workers whose employers utilize a payroll processing service, representing over 100 million wage earners.

Current Builders Announces 5201 Congress Groundbreaking

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders is preparing to break-ground on their latest project in Boca Raton. The 5201 Building is an eight-story structure with 284 units and an 827-space, six-level parking garage.

Faith James CEO and Founder of The Personal Branding Consultancy, LLC Wins Ave Maria’s 2021 Alignable Local Business Person Of The Year Contest

AVE MARIA, Fla., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest online referral network for small businesses, Alignable.com is announcing the results of its month-long North American search for local business leaders who’ve gone above and beyond to help peers during the COVID Crisis. Today, Alignable’s network is honoring Faith James of The Personal Branding Consultancy as Ave Maria’s 2021 Alignable Local Business Person Of The Year!

Registration is Now Open for the 2021 National Virtual Pitch Competition for Entrepreneurs with over $5,000 in Cash and Prizes

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Entrepreneurs Association and Dell Technologies will host the 2021 National Virtual Pitch Contest for Entrepreneurs Wednesday March 24, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom. Contestants will have an opportunity to win over $5,000 in cash and prizes.

Zootility Launches a Comfortable Face Mask

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, launches a mask to provide comfort and protection to both those who are wearing masks just for a quick trip to the grocery store as well as essential workers who are masked 8+ hours per day.

Yes Legend Jon Anderson’s ‘Olias Of Sunhillow’ 2 Disc Remastered & Expanded Edition Now Available For Pre-order

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new expanded and remastered 2-disc edition of the classic debut solo album by YES vocalist JON ANDERSON, “Olias of Sunhillow.” Released in July 1976, the album was a conceptual work recounting the story of an alien race on a journey to find a new world following volcanic destruction on their home planet.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Gives Parents the Break They Deserve with Family Friendly Sundays

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill has created a new, welcoming atmosphere for families every Sunday. The upgraded Sunday dining experience, gives busy parents a much-needed break from daily meal prep, giving kids a yummy dine-in experience where they can be themselves; pajamas and comfy attire are encouraged!

Northwest Navigation Company’s Motor Vessel David B Alaska Cruises Unaffected by Canada’s Cruise Ship Ban

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northwest Navigation Co., which operates the small cruise boat, M/V David B in Alaska, is unaffected by Canada’s recent extended cruise ship ban for the summer of 2021. The company will still be offering multi-day cruises this summer.

DataNumen Outlook Repair 8.5: Exhaustive Recovery and Multilingual Interface

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DataNumen company, the developer of data recovery software, has announced the release of a new version of DataNumen Outlook Repair. This time-tested solution with over 10 million users is now localized into 9 languages: Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese.

RoboSolucio LLC Partners with Rock Springs Elementary to Use AI Puppy Robot Teacher’s Assistant

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoboSolucio, an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for mobile robot companions, announced today that it has an agreement with Rock Springs Elementary, an Atlanta-area school in the Gwinnett County School System.