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TEDxIVC Announces Speaker Applications for 2020 Event

IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TEDxIVC recently announced their speaker applications for those interested in giving a TEDx Talk at the event, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Irvine Valley College on March 6, 2020. The theme of the event is “Modifying Human Perception” which is intended to introduce the audience to, as stated on TED’s page, a “hidden array of thoughts and ideas that will effectively challenge our perspectives on life.”

New Capital Partners Invests in ARMCO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, Expected to Deliver $83,716 in Savings to Alexander Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alexander Local Schools expects to save $83,716, including rebates, on utility costs in the 2019-2020 school year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade all interior and exterior lighting to high-efficiency LED systems.

Luxury Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Lists an Exceptional Residence in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., July 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers an exceptional Peachtree Battle residence offered for 1.69 Million. The sweet simplicity of a life well lived beckons in the heart of Buckhead with this as-new abode.

Anow Enterprise lets lenders and appraisal firms tap into the industry’s first peer-to-peer appraiser network

RED DEER, Alberta, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced the release of Anow Enterprise, a cloud software suite that connects individual appraisal companies to form service networks that can efficiently provide localized service at scale.

‘GENERATION Z’ Takes on Mental Health in New Web Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Generation Z” focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Ian McKay Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has expanded its business development team with the hiring of Ian McKay as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will focus on developing and managing a portfolio of small to medium sized businesses located throughout Orange County.

Ward Henderson Management – Germany’s Economic Gloom Could Continue

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ward Henderson Management – German economy shows signs of weakening further due to downside risks. In May, an important indicator of overall economic health, declined by more than expected. Germany’s manufacturing industry reported poor growth, prompting concerns about the Eurozone’s economic wellbeing.

Level One Bank Enlists CompenSafe to Automate Incentive Compensation After Doubling Its Mortgage Division

MACON, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Level One Bank (NASDAQ: LEVL) has chosen CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for mortgage loan originators and support staff across the community bank’s mortgage loan center and branch locations

Capacity Announces Appointments of Josh Krueger as COO and Nick Curattalo as Head of Partnerships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, eCommerce, and EDI solutions, has confirmed two key appointments for the company, with a new Chief Operating Officer, Josh Krueger, and Nick Curattalo coming on as Head of Partnerships.

NRL Mortgage Now Offering FormFree’s AccountChek Automated Asset Verification to Borrowers Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that loan originators and support staff at NRL Mortgage are now offering AccountChek automated asset verification to loan applicants nationwide. AccountChek gives borrowers a convenient and secure way to verify their assets without having to print, scan or fax bank statements.

16-Year-Old Singer Signs Major Record Deal with FameUS / UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FameUS, an imprint of UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954, today announced the signing of Keytona, a 16-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, and model from the South to a recording contract. Keytona has been pursuing her dream to be a national recording artist since she was 8 years old. Now she has the opportunity to live out her dream.

Sokal Signs Montgomery Ford-Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, recently signed as agency of record for Montgomery Ford-Lincoln. Offering a wide variety of cutting-edge technology, Sokal will provide a new website in addition to assisting in many other areas of dealership business.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

Running of The Bulls Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Barry – 13th Rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Moves to Aug. 23-25

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Jim McCann and Rosalind Clarke Announce an Exquisite Landmarked Colonial Revival Palm Beach Residence

PALM BEACH, Fla., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury Palm Beach Agents, Rosalind Clarke and Jim McCann, joined forces to list an exceptional prime location Palm Beach haven with outstanding water views. Transforming a house into a home is a lifelong journey, and from the moment you step inside this 2-story, 5-bedroom, 5.2-bathroom Colonial, it’s easy to see this voyage has been one infused with love and luxury.

North Texas Premiere of Cancer Documentary Series July 20 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA Ch. 8/ABC

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, “Journey of Hope,” Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA – TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.

Gulftech Acquires ABL S.p.A. – Announces Expansion into Fresh Cut Produce Market

DENVER, Colo., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gulftech International, Inc. (“Gulftech”) based in Denver, Colorado, USA, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ABL S.p.A. (“ABL” or the “Company”). The Gulftech family of companies are the world’s recognized leaders in the engineering, manufacture, lease, sale and service of industrial equipment and components serving many of the world’s most important food production and processing companies.

XG Communities to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless and engineering services for carriers and municipalities across the United States, announce their agreement to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Further Expands Southwest Operations into Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion of their operations in the Southwest with the hiring of Client Manager Luke Aschermann, Property & Casualty Claims Manager Norma Brehm, and Principal/Senior Client Advocate Belinda Lopes. All join EPIC from Willis Towers Watson.

How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of summer, kids need protection from disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share a summertime checklist to keep kids safe from biting insects. Teaching kids ways to prevent mosquito and tick bites will empower them to be mindful of their surroundings while out in nature.

Van Wert City Schools expects to save more than $115,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Wert City Schools, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, is poised to launch a sweeping energy and security improvement project that is expected to save the district more than $115,000 annually.

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.

Travel Transparency Partners with Carnival Cruise Line to Expand Member Benefits

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travel Transparency, a private wholesale travel platform, reports rapid growth. Regional offices have been added in Northern California and Arizona and staff has tripled over the past 12 months. In part, it attributes this swell to a recent partnership with Vacation Tour and Travel (VVT) and Carnival Cruise Lines.

Do I Need Travel Insurance for the 2019 Hurricane Season? TravelInsurance.com Provides Answers

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Tropical Storm Barry expected to become the first named hurricane of 2019, thus begins the storm season that will likely impact hundreds of thousands of travelers, according to TravelInsurance.com. The question many travelers have is “Will my travel plans be affected, and if so, how can I make sure I don’t lose the hard-earned money I’ve invested in this vacation?”

ARMCO QC Trends Report: Defects Related to Loan Package Documentation Doubled from 2017 to 2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the calendar year (CY) 2018, and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

C.diff. International Conference and Health EXPO Will Deliver Up-to-date Clostridioides difficile Data + More Nov. 6-7 In St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 30+ international leading topic experts from hospitals, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies to deliver and discuss critical information on global healthcare-associated issues.

R.I.S.E Women’s Leadership Conference Sets Stage for Thought Leadership and Networking

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A popular women’s leadership conference is returning to Providence. The event will be held on September 19, 2019 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Last year, the Realizing Inspiration and Sustaining Excellence (R.I.S.E) Women’s Leadership Conference sold out; this year’s event is being met with that same enthusiasm.

Treadstone 71 Releases Cyber Intelligence and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap for Threat Analysts

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.

OpenClose and Vice Capital Markets Integrate for Enhanced Hedging Automation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced the completion of an integration with Vice Capital Markets Inc., an established mortgage hedge advisory firm. Focused on maximizing hedging efficiencies, the new interface reduces the time to prepare and deliver loan data.

FormFree Partners with FundingShield to Deliver Enhanced Wire Fraud Protection to FormFree’s Network of More than 1,000 Mortgage Lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with FundingShield, a fintech firm that safeguards homebuyers, mortgage lenders and title insurance underwriters from wire fraud.

Latina Actress and Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer

MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she’s an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. “Late for Martinis” is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.

Total Expert and ReverseVision Team Up to Transform the Reverse Mortgage Customer Journey

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced a partnership with Total Expert, creator of the first marketing operation system (MOS) specifically for banks and mortgage lenders. The two companies have deployed an API integration that links the Total Expert MOS with ReverseVision’s RV Exchange (RVX).

The Whole Child Triples Home Visiting Program for Children and Their Parents – Prenatal to Five Years

WHITTIER, Calif., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Whole Child is thrilled to announce the agency has been awarded the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program contract through the Department of Public Health that will triple their existing program. This contract will allow The Whole Child to increase client capacity by 300% as well as expand our geographic reach deeper into Los Angeles County Service Planning Area (SPA) 7 Southeast Los Angeles County and newly enter Service Planning Area (SPA) 3 San Gabriel Valley.

GALLOSPOLE, a Music Peddler of Conspiracy Theories, Announces the Release of the Political Allegory, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallospole will release the political allegory, TARAC WIPPP, which stands for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, on July 15, 2019. In a series of videos, animations and soundtracks, TARAC WIPPP, a fictitious lobbying organization led by Gallospole, peddles the conspiracy theory that the weaponization of chairs, perpetrated by known and unknown entities, discriminates against obese Americans.

Hudson Valley Wine Magazine Launches Mobile-Friendly Website As ‘Go-To’ Source for Consumers, Visitors, Media, and the Trade

COXSACKIE, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the summer season, Hudson Valley Wine Magazine is launching a fully redesigned, mobile-friendly website that is tailor-made not only for consumers and visitors who want the most out of their wine and craft beverage experience in the Hudson Valley, but also researchers, media, and members of the trade who want to learn more about the region’s industry from an historical and agricultural perspective.

Peter Grandich and Company Teams with Major CPA Firm

SPRING LAKE, N.J., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, a division of Peter Grandich and Company, announced today that it has teamed with the Sports & Entertainment Division of one of the largest CPA firms in the Tri-State Region, WithumSmith+Brown, PC (“Withum”).

Ubisoft’s Future Games of London deploys iTrinegy’s NE-ONE to improve online player experience testing

LONDON, U.K., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iTrinegy, leading providers of Software Defined Virtual Test Networks, are pleased to announce that Ubisoft Studio – Future Games of London, the developer and publisher of the highly popular Hungry Shark mobile games, has become the latest studio to deploy iTrinegy’s NE-ONE Network Emulator to enhance their games performance testing capability.

60 Unrestricted NYC Taxi Medallions to Hit the Auction Block – 28 Corporate Mini-Fleets in Total Available

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., June 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction on behalf of a Secured Party, sixty New York City taxi medallions (“Medallions”), all of which are corporate mini-fleets, and which will be sold by the mini-fleet, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 4 p.m. with registration commencing at 3 p.m.

USI Establishes UAS Training Center of Excellence in Collaboration with Gulf Coast State College

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) announced today that they will be establishing the first-in-the-nation Unmanned Safety Institute – Center of Excellence, a remote pilot training and safety certification center, at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Port St. Joe, Florida.