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Red Lite Gym launches new fitness concept

BENTONVILLEE, Ark., Jan. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Red Lite Gym in Bentonville introduces a new fitness concept that combines a personalized boutique gym experience with cutting edge red light therapy body contouring treatments. Started operation on August 1, 2022, Red Lite Gym uses the only FDA-cleared red light therapy body sculpting wrap in the U.S.

Deaf Financial Advisor Lee Kramer Named to Money’s Changemakers List

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Money profiled 50 innovators shaping Americans’ finances, and included Kramer Wealth Managers’ CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional Lee Kramer in their list. The wide-ranging list of people making meaningful, positive change in personal finance include Senator Elizabeth Warren, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin, YouTuber MrBeast, singer Lil Nas X, and Roblox CEO David Baszucki.

AI for Good uses ChatGPT to address UN Challenges, Solve Enterprise Problems

KYIV, Ukraine, Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Ukraine and U.S.-based NGO called AI For Good is utilizing the immense power of ChatGPT and similar programs, to quickly and efficiently address problems ranging from predicting the targets of upcoming Russian missile and drone attacks on Ukrainian civilians, to helping Afghan women overcome cultural isolation in their homeland.

Celebrate Concord’s Comfort Food Month with a gourmet sausage-dog from Hillside Dawgz at El Monte Shopping Center

CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The El Monte Shopping Center is the perfect location to make the most of Visit Concord’s “Comfort Food Month” with several minority and women-owned restaurants offering a local flavor to residents and visitors alike. There’s something for everyone in the midtown shopping center, from fried chicken to sausage to Japanese. The list of El Monte restaurants includes The Taphouse, Parma Deli, Frickin Fried, Taqueria Autlan, Izakaya An, and the newest addition – Hillside Dawgz.

Nina G, one of the first stuttering comedians, records debut solo album and live show at the Alameda Comedy Club

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirteen years ago, Nina G made her debut as the first stuttering female comedian. Since then, she’s challenged the status quo of how people who stutter are perceived – onstage and off. So, in an industry that lacks speech diversity, Nina G’s unique voice will record both her first solo comedy album and comedy special on March 9, 2023 at the Alameda Comedy Club located in her hometown. The album is projected to come out later in the spring on the Punchline Records label with the comedy special to follow.

Sales Boomerang releases Q4 2022 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced the release of Sales Boomerang’s latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report.

Nomis Solutions Elevates Johnathan Bant to Head of Client Relations for Financial Services Market in Canada

TORONTO, Ontario and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced industry veteran Johnathan Bant will serve as Head of Client Relations for Canada. In this role, Bant is responsible for leading Canadian engagements across Nomis’ client portfolio as well as non-customer financial institutions (FIs) across the country.

Intellimedia Networks Expands its Operations into Kenya

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intellimedia Networks, an award-winning leading provider of technology solutions for government, educational institutions, and businesses, is excited to announce the expansion of its operations into Africa with a new presence in Nairobi, Kenya. This move follows several meetings with Kenyan government officials and the Kenyan business community at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC on December 13-15, 2022.

Sokal Showcases Digital Ad Products and Website Technology at NADA Show 2023

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service advertising agency with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., will be exhibiting at the NADA Show in Dallas, Texas beginning on January 27, 2023. They will be showcasing their suite of digital advertising products, as well as their website technology which is powered by their Momentum platform.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Utah Ranks #20

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Utah was ranked 20th in the nation and fifth in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 28 out of 89 possible points.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – New Mexico Ranks #24

SANTA FE, N.M. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. New Mexico received 20 out of 89 possible points, tying for the 24th ranked spot in the nation, and ranked sixth in the Colorado River Basin region.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – California Ranks #1

SACRAMENTO Calif. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 72.5 out of 89 possible points.

ACES Quality Management expands client base by 22% in 2022

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the company had record growth increasing its client base by 22% amidst significant market volatility. The company also made numerous updates to its ACES Quality Management & Control® software and its free Compliance NewsHub resource, in addition to launching its inaugural ACES ENGAGE conference.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Arizona Ranks #3 in the Nation, But Improvement is Needed to Address Water Crisis

PHOENIX, Ariz. and CHICAGO, Ill,, Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Arizona was ranked third in the nation, and second in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 50 out of 89 possible points.

New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Projects Grew 50% from November to December 2022

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMI SalesLeads announced today the December 2022 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 177 new projects in December compared to 118 in November in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC23

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today announced the return of the highly successful #HousingDC conference on September 26-27, 2023. More than 2,000 viewers participated in #HousingDC22 presented last September ahead of the midterm elections and post event attendee surveys confirmed high demand for continued delivery.

Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – States Responding Slowly to Escalating Water Supply Challenges

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation, followed by Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Washington, New York, Nevada, New Hampshire, Colorado, and Minnesota.

Doherty Enterprises-Owned New Jersey Applebee’s® Restaurants Announce 7th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

ALLENDALE, N.J., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doherty Enterprises-owned Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants in New Jersey today announced the official start of their 7th annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest. The annual essay contest recognizes top teachers – as nominated by their students – rewarding teachers with a $500 sponsorship check and special end-of-year class party.

Sisters-in-Crime Los Angeles debuts new anthology, ‘ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sisters in Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) has announced the release of their new anthology, “Entertainment to Die For” (ISBN: 978-1970181388), with an introduction by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky. Contributors to SinC/LA’s “Entertainment to Die For” include a lineup of mystery writers from southern California, Arizona, and Hawaii.

Activist Writer Exposes Inhumane Slaughter of Dolphins in New Book: The American Outsider

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The American Outsider” (ISBN: 978-0977978038), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released January 23, 2023. It’s a story about the inhumane slaughter and torture of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, and addresses the complex nature of the Japanese culture. It’s written for anyone who cares about animal welfare and who hopes to make a difference.

One of the Largest Pilot Hiring Events to be Hosted Next Month in California by NGPA

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. and ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NGPA – one of the largest pilot hiring career expo events in the United States – is coming to Palm Springs, CA on February 9, 2023. The two-day NGPA Industry Expo Presented by United Airlines will bring together over 100 exhibitors, including major airlines, to meet with job seekers and discuss career opportunities in the aviation industry.

Down Payment Resource presents Richmond Association of REALTORS® CEO Laura Lafayette with 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Laura Lafayette, CEO of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR), as the winner of its 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

Doherty Enterprises-Owned Florida and Georgia Applebee’s® Locations Announce 7th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doherty Enterprises-owned Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants in Florida and Georgia today announced the official start of their 7th annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest. The annual essay contest recognizes top teachers – as nominated by their students – rewarding teachers with a $500 sponsorship check and special end-of-year class party.

Blaylock Van, LLC Shares its 2022 Year-End Report

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its year-end report spanning financials, deals, and community investment, Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation’s longest continuously operating Black-owned investment banking firm, reported 23 percent growth in notional deal volume year-over-year, with 67 debt capital markets new issues representing nearly $186 billion notional. From 2018 to 2022, Blaylock Van’s closed transactions increased by a CAGR of 23 percent and dealt notional value by 50%.

BlueStone Advisors Announces Launch of its Lithium-Ion Battery Insurance Captive

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BlueStone Advisors, a specialty commercial insurance brokerage firm, announced today the launch of their BlueStone Lithium-Ion Battery Captive to help advanced battery companies manage their insurance costs and offer a broader policy with comprehensive and consistent coverage terms.

Good Heart Catering Launches Catering Delivery Service in Glendale

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Good Heart Catering, the premier breakfast and lunch caterer for organizations in Los Angeles, is excited to announce the launch of its delivery service in Glendale. With a focus on fresh, chef-driven meals and a commitment to exceptional service, Good Heart Catering is the perfect solution for businesses and organizations looking for convenient and delicious food options including boxed lunches and individual meals.

IMPACT AZ 2025 Keys in on Supplier Diversity Readiness to Close Racial Wealth Gap for Black-owned Businesses

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designed to make an impact for Black-owned businesses in the new year and beyond, IMPACT AZ 2025 focuses on supplier diversity readiness to close the racial wealth gap for diverse business owners. The Millionaire Mastermind Academy program is accepting applications from serious entrepreneurs interested in a solutions-driven accelerator program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Capital Powersports Continues to Push the Boundary of What a Powersports Superstore Can Be

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The adventure store for all sizes continues to expand! Today Capital Powersports officially announces the addition of Greenger, Volcon, and Segway brand products. Founded in 2012, Capital Powersports is a full-service franchised dealer in Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Greenger, Volcon, and Segway.

GridBright® upgrades Oracle Network Management System (NMS) at Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC), underscoring the repeatability of GridBright’s NMS Configuration for Cooperatives

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCEC, an early adopter of Oracle Network Management Systems (NMS), undertook a major NMS upgrade and re-integration with core operational systems of an ever-increasing complex electric grid. GridBright, in its upgrade of Oracle NMS at MCEC, further leveraged its proven NMS Configuration for COOPS that incorporates industry best practices from over thirty utility implementations.

Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association kicks off 2023 with new logo, branding

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association (MMLA), the only Michigan-based association dedicated solely to the housing finance industry, unveiled an updated logo and brand identity for 2023. The brand refresh aligns with the organization’s new purpose and direction as the connection point, legislative voice and educational resource for Michigan’s real estate finance economy.

TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP Invests in TRAiNED

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced today that the TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP (the “Fund”) recently participated in a $1 million Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) funding round for TRAiNED, Inc.

GOALS Council Announces 2023 Chairperson and Three New Council Members

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The GOALS Council, a strategic advisory council created by Stack Sports and youth soccer executives, has announced the appointment of Joel Dragan, the Executive Director of Florida Youth Soccer, as the 2023 Chairperson to head the GOALS Council.

California African American Women Partnership Sage Investment Club Celebrates 25 Years of Stock Market Education and Profits

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sage Investment Club, an investment firm managed by an all-female, African American leadership team, today celebrates 25 years since the launch of its investment platform. Founded by Sonya Weaver-Johnson, the group offers investment education and co-investment opportunities.

HitPaw Releases Big Updates for HitPaw Online Background Remover to Edit Images with Well-crafted Templates

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For some reasons such as e-commerce, social media, or graphic design, you will need to create some stunning images. Therefore, HitPaw Online Background Remover provides plenty of templates to create eye-catching images within seconds. Removing backgrounds from images and changing backgrounds with customized templates have never been easier.

Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group Do Joint Venture

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group, Inc. (VastSolutionsGroup.com) are pleased to announce their joint venture, AssetDefenseAdv.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 advanced platform is called “Einstein” and is currently in Beta 1.0.

Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

EaseText launched Audio to Text Converter to easily transcribe audio to text offline on PC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great enthusiasm that EaseText, the world-leading creativity software company, announces the launch of EaseText Audio to Text Converter, the latest iteration of their award-winning speech to text transcription software. With EaseText Audio to Text Converter, users can convert and transcribe audio to text offline on computer with ease.

Legacy Launch Pad Podcast Changes Podcast Name to ‘On Good Authority’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing announced today that it is updating its publishing podcast name to “On Good Authority: Publishing the Book that Will Build Your Business.” The podcast, which has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur, among others, has long been hosted by Launch Pad founder and New York Times bestselling author Anna David.

PCDA Partners with Sports Connect to Transform The Modern Athlete Journey

ANDOVER, Minn. and PLANO, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pre-College Development Academy (PCDA), the first network of post-high school inter-connected soccer academies in the United States, has announced a new multi-year partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to further advance their mission of bridging the gap between youth soccer and the next level.

The SHE LAB™ announces the launch of Insight Salons – a new and faster way for brands to unearth actionable insights from women consumers to global brands

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Insight Salons offer a new way for brands to gain insights quickly from women consumers. The SHE LAB has curated a proprietary panel of women representing a myriad of voices and points of view across the U.S., and is making them available to brands and insight managers in bi-weekly showcases, called Insight Salons.