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Globest Trading Inc. and Internet Brand Development Resolve Pending Lawsuit with Canon

GLENDORA, Calif., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canon Inc., Globest Trading Inc., and Globest’s parent company, Internet Brand Development (HK) Limited (“IBD”), have entered into a settlement agreement to amicably resolve the pending lawsuit between Canon and Globest in the Central District of California.

Current Builders Announces New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Manatee County

SARASOTA, Fla., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced their newest project Reef at Riviera, located in Manatee County, Florida. The general contractor has formed a joint venture with the developer Dominium Inc., based in Plymouth, Minnesota, to build a new affordable senior housing project in the City of Palmetto.

Despite Uncertain Times, Avatar Construction Continues to Thrive with Rapid Expansion of Commercial Construction Services Across Northeast

BOSTON, Mass., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avatar Construction, Inc. announces continued expansion and record-breaking growth in 2020. While most companies have experienced a drop in business due to current events, Avatar has experienced a massive increase in both new projects and revenue.

Significant Changes in Airline Pet Travel Options: Company Offers Safe Alternative

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.

ARMCO Executive to Co-Host QC Webinar through MBA’s Education Department

DENVER, Colo., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that Executive Vice President of Operations, Sharon Reichhardt will share her expertise on loan quality and risk management during an upcoming webinar sponsored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

DataNumen Office Repair 4.8 Makes It Easy to Recover Damaged or Corrupted Microsoft Office Files

HONG KONG, July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An upgraded version of a comprehensive suite for MS Office file recovery is now available – DataNumen Office Repair 4.8. It’s a full suite of free repair and recovery tools that includes: Access Repair, Excel Repair, Word Repair, Outlook Repair and PowerPoint Recovery.

Hank Metzger is Top Refinance Originator at American Financing Corporation

AURORA, Colo., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hank Metzger of American Financing Corporation is excited to announce that Scotsman Guide ranked him number four refinance originator in 2019. Metzger’s impressive roster of refinance loans closed tallied 914.

Black Underrepresentation Worsens in Management, STEM Jobs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Black Lives Matter and other protests against racial discrimination, discussions have broadened to include underrepresentation of blacks in management positions in the workplace. The latest job index data shows black underrepresentation in management occupations has worsened over the past three years, Dr. Nathan Hardy finds.

TCIA (Tree Care Industry Association) has Canceled This Year’s 2020 TCI Expo that was Scheduled for October

BALTIMORE, Md., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2020 TCIA Expo was slated to take place in Baltimore, but has been canceled according to Synertree, LLC. This comes as a result of all major events being canceled in Baltimore due to COVID-19. The Expo is the world’s largest tree industry event, drawing over 4,000 tree care industry professionals from across the globe.

Top Housing Officials and Execs to Speak At #NEXTDC20

EDMOND, Okla. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events, LLC (NEXT) and Housing Finance Strategies have announced an all-star lineup of Washington and housing industry luminaries that are confirmed to speak at #NEXTDC20, a virtual executive summit that will take place on November 10, 2020.

COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June’s first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

AARP Maryland Seeks 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service Nominees

BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) —AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.

Pets and Fireworks – Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.

‘Money Is an Energy Game,’ Gold Winner of 2020 COVR Visionary Awards for e-books, is now available in print

ARLINGTON, Wash., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Madeline Gerwick of Polaris Business Guides and Margaret Donahue of Feng Shui Connections announce the print publication of “Money Is an Energy Game” (ISBN: 978-1734283600). Released in Kindle format in December, 2019, this book was named the Gold Winner of 2020 COVR Visionary Awards for e-books on June 6, 2020.

ITA and Getting to Global Announce New Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting to Global and the International Trade Administration (ITA) have partnered to help exporters better navigate federal government trade resources. As such, all federal assistance available to exporters will now be made available on Export Connect, a new platform that brings together in one place all the resources businesses need to export smarter.

Green Buildings Are Not Sustainable, says Janis Birkeland

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Dr Janis Birkeland, the originator of net-positive design, while sustainable ‘green’ buildings are making great strides, they still do more damage than no building at all.

America’s Values: Valuegraphics Survey shows Patriotism is the #1 priority, ahead of Family

VANCOUVER, B.C., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Among the 56 core human values that The Valuegraphics Database measures, the average American ranks “Belonging” ahead of “Family” and “Relationships” – a result that reflects the very strong national pride in the U.S.

Free Augmented Reality (AR) Fireworks for July 4 from Anywhere

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Using the free TotalAR app on a smartphone or tablet, you can watch augmented reality fireworks from any location from 9 p.m. to midnight local time on July 4, HoloPundits announced today. The fireworks display will run 12 minutes and will feature patriotic virtual fireworks and music.

New Rug Website Makes Finding a Specific Rug Size a Breeze

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a common problem for consumers – finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to find what they’re looking for.

IDmission Completes ISO Compliance Testing for Proprietary Biometric Technologies and Presentation Attack Detection

BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IDmission, LLC, a global leader in biometric and AI technology that reduces risk associated with false identities today announced that it has met the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements for ISO/IEC 30107-3.

Bay Area Medical Academy Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

Med spa adds medically supervised weight loss to its list of services in Kentucky

CRESTWOOD, Ky., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky is branching out beyond its usual cosmetic treatments to incorporate a new program geared toward weight loss and weight management. Vibrant Med Spa recently announced the addition of its new Wellness Through Weight Management Program to aid clients in reaching their weight loss goals.

New Book, ‘Tenacity’ is a Story of Courage and Resilience in the Face of Adversities

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veena Sharma is an Indo-Fijian author, who has released her memoir “Tenacity” (ISBN: 978-1643883861). It is a story of risk, courage, and determination. Ultimately, it’s a story of the human spirit’s triumph over fear. Born into poverty, uprooted from her homeland, forced to marry a stranger, subjected to physical and emotional abuse.

New Agile Virtual Conference Sets Out To Make Carolinas The Next Agile Hotspot!

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you combine a week full of entertaining Agile Great Debates each morning, 6-dynamic speakers each day representing some of the region’s leading Fortune 500 Employers and 24-Agile Industry hot topics followed by live Q&A opportunities in a virtual green room? You get, The Ultimate Virtual Conference by Agile Week Carolinas.

Aligned Technology Solutions Celebrates 10 Years Continued Growth and Success

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning managed service provider (MSP), has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates a decade of providing affordable world-class IT solutions that improve technology outcomes for small- and medium-sized businesses.

SimpleNexus and Optimal Blue enhance integration to deliver fully integrated mobile rate-locking solution

LEHI, Utah, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced significant enhancements to its integration with Optimal Blue, the leading provider of secondary marketing solutions and data services in the mortgage industry.

Northern White Sand Consortium: Rystad Energy Study Links Sand Proppant Type to Decreased Oil and Gas Production and Profitability

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Northern White Sand Consortium (NWSC), a subgroup of industry participants, formed under the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association, announced today that a report by Rystad Energy examining 800 Shale Oil wells completed using in-basin sand, across 7 operators in the Permian basin.

Six PBS Stations Join A National Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative “Move to Include” initiative into five additional communities.

Tenorshare 4MeKey is Now Available: iCloud Activation Lock Bypassed Easily

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare has just released a new product named 4MeKey. It can help you easily bypass the iCloud activation lock on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, thus you can access a locked device without an Apple ID and password!

Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men’s health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men’s health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

RMA Presents Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.

University Kia of Durham Donates Face Shields to Duke-Health

DURHAM, N.C., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A donation of Personal Protective Equipment assembled at Kia’s U.S. plant is the latest element of Kia Motors’ “Accelerate The Good” program. To aid in the fight against COVID-19, University Kia of Durham has donated more than 100 face shields for medical worker use at Duke.

Last Week to Nominate for a Free Roof – Open to Travis County Residents

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin Roofing and Construction has been giving away free roofs since 2015. Roofing damage does not discriminate and we have had some bad storms this year. If you know a homeowner who has found themselves in dire straits and in need of a roof, or if that homeowner is you, please nominate.

Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Tree Care Marketing Company Sees Its Most Explosive Growth Amidst 2020 Pandemic

WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The tree service companies that consistently thrive are those that ramp up their marketing efforts during times of recession, such as the economic downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic.” This statement comes from Don Dowd, owner and founder of Tree Leads Today. “During economic lulls, many make the mistake of scaling back their marketing out of fear.”

Tech Company HoloPundits Offers Free Augmented Reality Fireworks for July 4

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.

New Internet Radio Station Founded by ‘Dream Team’ of Radio Personalities

HOUSTON, Texas, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TNCRadio.LIVE announced today that some well-known radio personalities along with others have come together to help create a new Internet Radio and Mixed-media company focused on those who spend their day driving the streets of Houston.

WildPlum Adds Wild Wine and Summer Spirits to Kickstart the 4th of July Steamboat Style!

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life is about to get a little wild and crazy, fun and tasty, at the base of Steamboat Springs! WildPlum, a community centered eatery, grocer and spirits destination, that brings elevated goodness to the mountain community of Steamboat Springs, will kick off the 4th of July in high style, offering wine, spirits, pizza and ice cream specials.

Bridge Point Clean Affiliate Receives High Praise for Providing Delaware Health Facilities with Our Professional Disinfection Services to Combat Covid-19

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bridge Point Clean, a professional disinfection services and products company, today announced they have received strong praise for their successful disinfection service on Delaware Psychiatric Center of Delaware Health and Social Services.

IDmission Names Entrepreneurial Executive Miles Busby as New Chief Revenue Officer

BOULDER, Colo., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IDmission, LLC, a global leader in biometric and AI technology that reduces risk associated with false identities, has announced the appointment of Miles Busby as chief revenue officer.