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Jeff Pederson Joins Move For Hunger’s Board of Directors

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger, announced today that Jeff Pederson, Chairman and CEO of CORT Business Services, has joined its Board of Directors.

American Gem Society Launches Graduate Sales Associate Online Course

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is proud to announce the launch of their newly redesigned online Graduate Sales Associate course. The interactive course is a required component of the AGS Certified Sales Associate (CSA) designation and provides a concise introduction to the retail sales associate.

EnHelix ETRM Wins 2019 Leading Innovator in Oil and Gas Artificial Intelligence Analytics Software Award

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnHelix’s EnHelix ETRM has emerged among the Leading Innovators in Oil & Gas Artificial Intelligence Analytics Software for 2019. The announcement was made known in an announcement sent to EnHelix Marketing Director Jen Wang by Wealth & Finance International.

Scott Morrison, one of the founders of After, Inc., returns to company after sale to EPIC Holdings

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Marketing and Analytics Solutions since 2005, has just announced the return of Scott Morrison, an original founder, to lead new business development and strategic innovation for the company.

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

EPIC Adds Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice.

Best Financial Life Launches Deliberate Money Moves Podcast

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater East Bay financial planning firm Best Financial Life announces the launch of the Deliberate Money Moves podcast. Deliberate Money Moves was developed as a new avenue to educate clients and prospects on a wide variety of money and financial wellness topics so they can discover how to make better, more beneficial decisions when it comes to their financial landscape.

Silicon Beach Welcomes EevolveSelf, a New Cosmetic MedSpa Offering the Latest Non-Surgical Technologies and Treatments to Revitalize, Rejuvenate and Restore

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A custom Glam-Squad for Injectables, Skin and Body Care. Specializing in non-surgical treatments, exclusive CBD facials, and an IV Drip lounge for total body results. Because every face is different, EevolveSelf focuses on individual solutions that prevent signs of aging, enhance and restore your natural beauty.

CardTapp and Top of Mind Offer Combined Solution Aimed at Improving Loan Officer Productivity and Lead Response Time

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CardTapp, your always-on digital assistant, today announced an integration with Surefire by Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry. The integration brings together Surefire’s new Power Calls capability with CardTapp’s digital assistant solution to increase loan officer productivity and enable speedier borrower outreach.

Mag Instrument to Launch the MAGLITE Tactical Group (MTG) at SHOT Show 2020

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mag Instrument is introducing the MAGLITE Tactical Group (MTG) at SHOT SHOW 2020. The introduction of MTG coincides with the release of several new and enhanced products for tactical use for law enforcement and military including, the ML150LRS Compact Rechargeable System, MAG-TAC II, and Butt Stock Shell Holder.

Nurse Innovator Impacts Moms’ and Babies’ Health in ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BabyLiveAdvice, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, woman-owned social enterprise, supports pregnant moms and parents from preconception through early childhood via telehealth, phone and chat. The company’s mission is to help one million moms and their babies to be happy and healthy.

Aaron Ozee Prepares ‘Regulus’ Movie Global Release After Wrapping Production

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, the author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has announced the development of the Regulus movie has wrapped two months ahead of schedule. Bizarros Studio, the animation group responsible for having purchased the “Regulus” film rights, coordinated production on the Regulus movie from their official headquarters located in the city of Bogota, Columbia.

This Valentine’s, Experience Paris in a ‘Novel’ Way

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day around the corner, how does a romantic trip to Paris with your lover sound? If the bank account isn’t quite up to that dream getaway, YourNovel.com offers an armchair escape to the City of Love, where you and your sweetheart become the hero and heroine of your own personalized romance novel.

Top of Mind Elevates Jonas Kruckeberg to Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Industry Relationships

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced it has elevated Jonas Kruckeberg to executive vice president of strategic partnerships and industry relationships.

So Cal Industries announces inaugural 2020 list of top musical events in California

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holidays are now over, time to get in the know with all upcoming 2020 events! So Cal Industries shares helpful tips when attending these MUST go to festivals this year. The listed festivals are entirely diverse, based on a variety of music genres such as rock, pop, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music. Also, differentiating each by the designated setting and music genre for all you festivalgoers and soon to be festival attendees!

LBA Ware Releases 2019 LO Compensation Report

MACON, Ga., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry compensation in 2019. The firm’s analysis of year-over-year data from its CompenSafe ICM platform reveals compelling trends about how mortgage lenders nationwide are managing commissions for loan originators (LOs).

Prairie State College’s William Berkley Recognized with Annual JV Educational Consultants Award

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prairie State College (PSC) coordinator of Male Success Initiative (MSI) William Berkley recently was recognized with the 2019 Dr. Twitty J. Styles Leadership Award from JV Educational Consultants.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas and Blackmon Mooring and BMS CAT Collaborations Deliver New Mold Response Efficiencies

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Secret Life of Mold,” a podcast released by Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, recently sat down with Robby Jackson, general manager of Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Austin, to discuss the solution for a more efficient response to mold.

Papa and Priority Health Announce Strategic Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide “Grandkids On-Demand” for Priority Health’s PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.

EPIC Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations.

Vermont Company Jamaica Cottage Shop Ships 10 Thousandth Building

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop has hit a milestone. After 25 years of being in business, it’s excited to announce it just shipped its 10 thousandth building. And, considering the company’s owner first started out building dog houses, that’s a pretty impressive accomplishment.

iSkysoft Launches FilmoraPro Video Editor for Pros and Industry Creators

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iSkysoft, a leading multimedia software company since 2007, has announced the launch of FilmoraPro, a professional video editing software for professional editors and industry creators.

SimpleNexus attributes record 2019 growth to lender demand for integrated digital mortgage technology

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that it credits its accelerated 2019 growth to demand for digital mortgage tools capable of easy integration with lenders’ full tech stacks.

OptifiNow Leverages ReverseVision API to Streamline Reverse Loan Origination at Open Mortgage

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced their recently released Loan Import API has been leveraged by OptifiNow for mutual lender client Open Mortgage.

Travel Insurance Companies vs. Cruise Lines: Why Shopping Around Is The Better Choice

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the kick off of the Cruise Wave Season this month, the time when cruise companies offer the best deals on cruises, TravelInsurance.com urges travelers to purchase travel insurance early to protect their investments and ensure they’re covered in the event of travel mishaps.

Craig Shelly Beverly Hills is Proud to Present ‘Rivalry On Ice’ Harvard vs Yale – Commemorative Legacy Time Collection

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly Hills California is known for bringing you the absolute best in sports entertainment such as Cricket All Stars and PGA Golf Tournaments. On January 11, the teams of Harvard and Yale hit the ice at Madison Square Garden with “Rivalry On Ice” and Craig Shelly Beverly Hills is the first to bring you the Commemorative Time Pieces commemorating this event.

Homestake Capital’s New Brand: Kokes Properties – a Real Estate Legacy

BRIELLE, N.J., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third generation real estate developer, Michael J. Kokes, president, proudly announces Homestake Capital LLC is now Kokes Properties, a full-service real estate firm. Rebranding as Kokes Properties showcases the company’s aspiration to become New Jersey’s premier, vertically integrated real estate firm and solidifies the Kokes name as one of the most trusted in the industry.

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF’s signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.

Papa Announces Launch with Alignment Healthcare for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide, announced today its partnership with Alignment Healthcare to provide “Grandkids On-Demand” for qualifying members of its Medicare Advantage plans. A soft launch kicked off in Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2019, with expansion to additional membership on Jan. 1, 2020.

TeamSnap Scores a New Partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors

BOULDER, Colo. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap announced today a new partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors (CFJ), the official youth club affiliate program of Chicago Fire Football Club. As part of the partnership, TeamSnap has been named the official team and club management platform for CFJ and all affiliate clubs.

FormFree Generates Record Number of Combined Verification Reports in 2019

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree rounded out 2019 with a 65 percent increase in total orders for its AccountChek Asset Report and three-in-one Passport Report over the previous year. The surge in adoption of the company’s market-leading products, which allow lenders to verify borrower asset, income and employment information, caps a long list of product milestones.

FormFree Becomes First Anchor Sponsor of NEXT Mortgage Events

EDMOND, Okla. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events and Housing Finance Strategies today announced that FormFree, a leading provider of automated verification services for the lending industry, has become the first anchor sponsor of NEXT.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools in New Mexico Selects Synergy Education Platform

GALLUP, N.M., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy(r) Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics in a cloud-hosted environment.

Papa Partners with Higi to Support Health Screenings and Ongoing Support for Senior Citizens via Accessible Healthcare Technology

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide announced today its newest partnership with Higi, a healthcare technology company that operates a nationwide network of Smart Health Stations. Papa Members can now visit Higi’s 10,000 stations, publicly available at grocery, pharmacy, and other community locations with assistance in transportation and technology usage from a Papa Pal.

Current Builders Announces New Executive Hires – Growing South Florida General Contractor Expands Talent Base

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, a general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced three key additions to its management team. Deborah Hampton joins the firm as the Risk and Safety Director, a newly expanded role and the first woman to hold the position in the company’s 47-year history.

LPGA Hall of Famer Patty Sheehan Joins KINONA Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women’s golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women’s golf, announced today that LPGA legend Patty Sheehan has joined its Board of Advisors.

Coldwell Banker Elite Debuts a Brand New Look

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Coldwell Banker Elite unveiled its fresh new look as the Coldwell Banker network undergoes a visual transformation as part of “Project North Star.” Coldwell Banker Elite is deploying all new office signage, yard signs, marketing materials and more as part of the full network-wide rebrand this year.

88-Year Old Widow Asks Court to Block Potentially Fatal Eviction

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, January 13 at 8:30 a.m., attorney Larry J. Caldwell will ask the Los Angeles Superior Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction barring the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department from evicting 88-year old widow Dorothy Green from her Brentwood home of 13 years.

Red Carpet World Premiere: ‘Gray Is The New Blonde’ Documentary January 23, 2020 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producer/Director Victoria Marie of “Gray is The New Blonde,” an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

Deacon Jones Acquires Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Auto Group recently acquired Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro and will rename the store “Deacon Jones Hyundai.” This location, at 304 N Oak Forest Rd. in Goldsboro, NC, will continue the growth and the investments that Deacon Jones has made to this area of the Goldsboro community.