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Luvme Hair Celebrates Success with Atlanta Pop-Up Shop

ATLANTA, Ga. and NEW YORK, N.Y., July 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luvme Hair, a leading brand in the human hair wigs industry, successfully hosted its first pop-up shop in Atlanta, Georgia from July 12th to 14th, building on the success of previous events in New York City and Houston. The event celebrated beauty, innovation, and community.

Modern Foot & Ankle Expands Reconstructive Surgery Services in Celebration, Winter Garden with New Podiatrist

CELEBRATION and WINTER GARDEN, Fla., July 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida and Texas podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle recently recruited Jacob Ivey, DPM, a podiatrist who specializes in reconstructive surgery and sports medicine, to join the team. He starts seeing patients onand will practice at both the Celebration and Winter Garden locations.

Informative Research’s Shannon Santos Wins Mortgage Stars Award

IRVINE, Calif., July 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced today that Shannon Santos, Executive Vice President of Data Solutions, has been selected for the Mortgage Stars Award by Mortgage Women Magazine. This award recognizes exceptional women leaders making significant contributions to the mortgage industry.

William Cole Vineyards Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Cuvée Claire

ST. HELENA, Calif., July 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, William Cole Vineyards a multigenerational, family-owned winery producing handcrafted wines in St. Helena, will commemorate the 25th anniversary of one of their signature wines, the Cuvée Claire Cabernet Sauvignon. Created by owner and winemaker William Ballentine Jr. in honor of his daughter, Claire, there is either a family connection or a special commemoration behind every label at William Cole Vineyards.

National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in the Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA was awarded a $15,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.

Simple Electric Brings Electrical Safety to Women’s Shelter with Enhanced Visibility

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simple Electric is proud to have partnered with Sojourner House to improve safety outside of the facility. The focus was to enhance security with the installation of new outdoor fixtures and lighting solutions. This initiative is part of Simple Electric’s commitment to our communities.

4DDiG Video Enhancer Release: AI Enhance, Upscale, Sharpen Video All in One Place

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare 4DDiG is excited to announce its latest AI-powered video enhancer tool that will enhance, upscale as well as sharpen videos, all in one place. Harnessing the features of the user-friendly software, convert your videos into professional-looking exceptional pieces in no time.

LenderLogix Q2 2024 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Home Buying Activity and Fees Collected by Fee Chaser Remain Steady Thus Far in 2024

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the second quarter (Q2) of 2024.

Kiosk Machine Industry News for July 2024

WESTMINSTER, Colo., July 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) had a nice surprise finding new ultra-slim LCDs for wayfinding (59mm mounted – well under ADA limit of 101), see post below and yes we have pricing. Robots show up with Miso and Flippy. We have added 15 electronic locker configurations. Trade shows are still in swing. Free passes and invites apply to restaurant operators.

Matrix Advises Pump N’ Pantry, Inc. on its Sale to United Refining Company

RICHMOND, Va. and BALTIMORE, Md., July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc., a leading, independent investment bank, has advised Pump N’ Pantry, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “Pump N’ Pantry” or the “Company”) on the sale of its convenience retail assets to United Refining Company. Headquartered in Montrose, Pennsylvania, Pump N’ Pantry is a leading, regional convenience retailer, operating 14 convenience stores throughout central Pennsylvania.

Nurture your inner-child with ‘I Believe in You’ by Sandy Forseille

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C., Canada, July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A heartwarming new children’s book by Sandy Forseille, “I Believe in You” (ISBN: 978-1779414465), is set to inspire readers of all ages with its touching tale of imagination, friendship, and the enduring power of believing in oneself. Based on the author’s own self-love journey, this enchanting story is perfect for anyone looking to reconnect with their inner child and learn to believe in themselves.

Alliance Group’s Carlos Vazquez Elected to The University of Georgia’s Latino Alumni Council

ATLANTA, Ga., July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group is proud to announce that Carlos Vazquez, its esteemed Marketing Coordinator, has been elected to the University of Georgia’s Latino Alumni Council. Carlos will serve a two-year term, spanning July 2024 to July 2026. The University of Georgia Alumni Association extended their heartfelt congratulations to Carlos.

Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group Announce a New Joint Venture for Asset Protection and Tax Strategy

SEATTLE, Wash., July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group (VastSolutionsGroup.com) are pleased to announce their joint venture, VastAssetDefense.com. This partnership brings together two leading companies in the asset protection and tax strategy industry, combining their expertise and resources to provide top-quality services to clients around the globe. The alliance is introducing an advanced AI platform called “Einstein” and is currently in Beta 4.0 and is also introducing a community called Vast Vault.

Stack Sports Teams Up with The Miracle League to Revolutionize Inclusive Sports

PLANO, Texas, July 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports, the leading provider of sports management solutions, is excited to announce the signing of its new strategic partnership with The Miracle League, an organization focused on providing opportunities for children with disabilities to play Miracle League baseball.

Achieve Seamless Styles with Luvme Hair’s Bundles with Closure

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luvme Hair, a leading name in the human hair industry, is proud to introduce its premium Bundles with Closure, offering customers the ultimate solution for achieving seamless, natural-looking hairstyles. With a commitment to quality and innovation, Luvme Hair continues to set the standard for excellence in the hair extension market.

EnergyCAP Named a Major Player in Worldwide Carbon Accounting & Management Software in Latest IDC MarketScape Report

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, a leader in energy and sustainability software solutions, is proud to announce its recognition as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Carbon Accounting & Management Applications 2024 Vendor Assessment (doc # US51572424, June 2024).

Click n’ Close Chief Operations Officer Kara Lamphere Selected in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Mortgage Star Award Program

ADDISON, Texas, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, today announced Kara Lamphere has been named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine’s annual awards program.

MMI’s VP of Strategic Partnerships Heidi Iverson Named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Award Program

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced Heidi Iverson, vice president of strategic partnerships, has been named a Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine.

Avenu Insights & Analytics Launches Avenu | Records: Transforming Document Management for Local Governments

CENTREVILLE, Va., July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leading provider of revenue recovery and software solutions for state and local governments, announces the launch of Avenu | Records, an innovative SaaS solution designed to revolutionize document imaging and indexing processes for municipalities. With Avenu | Records, Avenu continues to set the standard for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that enhance efficiency and streamline operations for our clients.

Dr. Anju Mathur Supports Chronic Disease Day with Functional Medicine for a Blue Zone Lifestyle

STUDIO CITY, Calif., July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Dr. Anju Mathur experienced health complications years ago, the shortcomings of her medical practice really hit home. While traditional medicine suppresses the symptoms of illness, she realized that actual healing needed to occur at a root level. She began to investigate alternative treatments for her own transformation which led to the establishment of her functional medicine office, the Angel Longevity Medical Center.

Falling Home Prices and Purchase Mortgage Locks Reveal a Stagnant Late-Spring Housing Market

PLANO, Texas, July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today released its June 2024 Market Advantage mortgage data report, which revealed a stagnant late-spring housing market as home prices dropped for the first time in 2024 and purchase lock counts fell 8% over the previous year. All mortgage lock figures in this news release have been controlled for fewer market days in June.

United Filmmakers Announces an Exciting Financing Opportunity for Independent Filmmakers

WASHINGTON D.C., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Filmmakers, LLC, a vertically integrated motion picture and television production and distribution company, is thrilled to announce a potential financing opportunity for independent filmmakers working on feature-length films. This opportunity supports projects with budgets ranging from $1 million to $20 million and is made possible through a strategic partnership with a major financial investment firm.

Podiatrist Specializing In Charcot Foot Reconstruction Comes to Lake Mary, Casselberry

LAKE MARY and CASSELBERRY, Fla., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for summer activities: podiatric surgeon Divyesh Mehta, DPM, is bringing his expertise in Charcot foot reconstruction, a surgical procedure to correct serious complications typically resulting from diabetic-related neuropathy, to Modern Foot & Ankle.

Informative Research Adds Brandon Hall as New EVP of Operations

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, has named Brandon Hall as its new executive vice president (EVP) of operations. Hall brings over 20 years of experience driving operational excellence within the financial services sector and is known for implementing innovative process improvements, fostering cross-functional collaboration and leading through change.

Dovenmuehle’s Bernadette McDonnell named 2024 Mortgage Star Award Winner by Mortgage Women Magazine

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Vice President Bernadette McDonnell has been selected by Mortgage Women Magazine for its 2024 Mortgage Star Award. McDonnell was chosen for her significant contributions to the industry and dedication to Dovenmuehle over the past four decades.

Direct Mail Benchmark Report 2024 reveals 61% of marketers have increased direct mail investments in the last year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New industry research commissioned by SeQuel Response and conducted by ISG Research shows 61% of marketers have increased direct mail investments in the last year, up 12% from 2023 data. The 2024 Direct Mail Marketing Benchmark Report provides an analysis of the current direct mail marketing landscape.

Vice Capital Markets Launches Integration with Fannie Mae Mission Score API

NOVI, Mich., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vice Capital Markets, a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm for independent lenders, banks and credit unions, announced today it has integrated the Fannie Mae® Mission Score application programming interface (API) into its trading portal, allowing current clients to take advantage of pricing and best execution decisions to improve gain-on-sale.

New Industrial Manufacturing Projects Third Month in a Row of Growth with 164 New Projects for June 2024

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial SalesLeads announced today the June 2024 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 164 new projects as compared to 147 in May and 110 in April.

Kickstarter Fundraising for Jig App: Unique Experiences and Tailored At-Home Services App Project

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jig LLC (“Jig”) today announced Jig App, a new project on Kickstarter providing unique experiences, more fun at home, and engaging educational and non-educational activities. Jig App is more than an app; it is a community of parents, educators, and service providers ready to help busy families with their unique needs and preferences.

Reconnect with Your Food in Andrea Kristin’s Best Selling Book

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Well known for her expertise in growing and cooking with fresh produce, Andrea Kristin is thrilled to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated book, “Fresh Grown: Essential Guide to Use, Store, and Make the Most of Your Vegetables” (ISBN: 978-1068810916; June 2024). This comprehensive guide is an essential resource for anyone looking to fully utilize their fresh produce and deepen their connection with their food, from garden to plate, Grey Arrow Press announced today.

ProNotary Announces Exciting New Partner Program

DALLAS, Texas, July 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProNotary™, an intuitive and user-friendly digital signing solution, has announced a new partner program. Designed to enable businesses to notarize documents online, ProNotary is excited to collaborate with new partners and generate new income streams for everyone involved.

Texas A&M Global Youth Sport for Development Initiative Partners with Skyhawks Sports Academy and Wellspring Consulting

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas A&M University’s Global Youth Sport for Development Initiative (GYS4D) and Center for Sport Management Research and Education is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Skyhawks Sports Academy powered by Stack Sports, and Wellspring Consulting. This collaboration aims to leverage the unique strengths of each organization to empower youth worldwide through innovative sports programs designed to build leadership, educational, and life skills.

Charles Symington is the New President of Primum Familiae Vini

PARIS, France, July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, Primum Familiae Vini (PFV), an association of twelve prestigious families from the world of wine, appoints one of its members as President to oversee the association for the year and act as its representative at various events around the world. This year, Charles Symington of the Symington Family Estates in Portugal succeeds Véronique Drouhin of Maison Joseph Drouhin in France as PFV President for the period of July 2024 to June 2025.

Teal in Top Best Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teal has been named one of the world’s top-performing managed service providers in the prestigious 2024 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. The Channel Futures MSP 501 list, a technology industry benchmark, ranks companies based on their growth, profitability, and innovation.

Centerpoint Appoints Galen Baggs as New Chief Operating Officer

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CenterPoint Group (“Centerpoint”), a leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and procurement advisory firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Galen Baggs as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Galen Baggs brings with him over two decades of extensive experience in senior leadership roles across various industries, positioning him as a valuable asset to the CenterPoint team.

Floify’s President and General Manager Sofia Rossato named to 2024 HousingWire Women of Influence and Inman Best in Finance lists

BOULDER, Colo., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that Sofia Rossato, its president and general manager, has received two new honors, being named to HousingWire’s Women of Influence and Inman’s Best in Finance list. The Inman award is the second in a row for Rossato.

Down Payment Resource expands team to keep pace with a rising number of DPA programs and increasing demand

ATLANTA, Ga., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced the addition of three new team members to support growing demand for down payment assistance (DPA) programs.

MAGLITE, The Pedestrian Safety Institute, Additional Partners to Promote Traffic and Pedestrian Safety During 2024 National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Maglite® brand partners with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to support traffic and pedestrian safety during one of the deadliest times of the year, the first week in July. The days surrounding July 4th are particularly dangerous and are routinely referred to as the deadliest driving days of the year and pedestrian deaths make up approximately 20% of those fatalities.

The Mortgage Collaborative Advocates for Lender Concerns at Federal Housing Agencies During June DC Visits

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) hosted its second Advocacy Committee trip to Washington, DC June 4-6, 2024, with 13 of its IMB and depository Lender Members meeting with key federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ginnie Mae, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac to discuss the impact of recent and upcoming policy changes on small to mid-size lenders.

Celebrating the Success of The First Luvme Hair Workshop

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luvme Hair, a leading brand in the human hair wigs industry, is thrilled to announce the success of its first-ever Luvme Hair Workshop, held on June 20th, 2024. The workshop was designed to provide a platform for learning, sharing, and connecting, embodying the brand’s dedication to helping young hairstylists and enhancing wig-wearing experiences.