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The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of “Surgeons’ Story” (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person’s heart pumping his blood for 18 days.

Venice Art Center Exhibition Sponsored by Mahle Cool Air

VENICE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center’s monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.

Howard University Alumnus’ International Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Makes U.S. Debut at Black Hollywood

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University’s homecoming at the legendary Social Architects’ Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, “The People’s Paradise,” presents Ochulo’s revolutionary men’s and women’s fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.

Golden Globe Nominee Geoffrey Lewis’ last film ‘High & Outside a baseball noir’ North American Premiere at the Austin Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Standard 17, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir,” also nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Film at the prestigious 2017 Raindance Film Festival in London. The film premieres Oct. 27 & Nov. 1, 2017 at the Austin Film Festival. “High & Outside” is about an independent league baseball player, Phil Harding (Phil Donlon), who takes desperate measures to keep his imperiled big-league dream alive, which threatens to destroy his already fragile family.

New Talking Lexa Bear Turns Your Digital Assistant Into Your Forever Friend

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wetwire Robotics today announced they are launching the first in a new line of smart toys geared towards digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa devices. The first model is called Lexa Bear and is a talking teddy bear that is designed to hold an Echo Dot or connect with any Bluetooth device like a mobile phone or tablet. Wetwire Robotics has designed the bear to synchronize its mouth movements in real time to the human voice. It is not limited to pre-recorded audio and can speak with about any audio it’s connected to.

Baha’is of Detroit Tri-County Area to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baha’is of the Detroit Tri-County Area (Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties) are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith, on Oct. 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Pontiac.

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

Sunlight Home Annual Benefit Dinner Speaker, Jennifer O’Neill

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunlight Home’s Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year’s honored speaker is Jennifer O’Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for New York City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is excited to announce it’s hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

‘I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu’ sequel to the most controversial revenge movie in cinema history

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deja Vu LLC. Productions announces the release of “I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu” to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of the original 1978 film “I Spit On Your Grave” aka “Day of the Women” in 2018. “I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu” picks up with Jennifer Hills (Camille Keaton) as a best-selling author living in New York City with her famous model daughter, Christy Hills (Jamie Bernadette).

30+ Vehicles on Display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together in Asheville, NC for 76th Jeep Anniversary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old Willys Jeeps from 1941-1964 will be on display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together including military, CJs, wagons, truck, and forward control. More than 30 Willys Jeeps will be on display representing originals, restorations and modified in varying conditions from “rust buckets to trailer queens.” (*UPDATED*)

Want To Find Out If You’re Addicted To WhatsApp? The New Dr.Fone Test Can Tell You Just That!

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whilst having a potential WhatsApp addiction might not seem to be a big issue, stopping to think about how often you use the app might alert you to just how much of your day is spent: checking, messaging and uploading media through WhatsApp. Dr.Fone have devised a clever test which asks a variety of questions about a person’s WhatsApp use. The answers are very specific so feedback at the end of the test can tell users exactly how ‘addicted’ they might be to the app.

The Event Planner Expo Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup to Celebrate its Fifth Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they’re taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.

New Short Film Sheds Light on Struggles of Families Facing Unexplained Death of a Child

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation released a powerful new documentary, “Love Beyond Reason,” that offers a snapshot of the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Stage to Studio Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor Los Angeles Native PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre in Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springing forth following eight years of tours as “Narrator” with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, “Born For This: The Musical,” Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, “The Story Begins,” via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.

Provocative film maker, Theo Van Gogh exposed in Altruistic Theatre’s World Premiere production of ‘Committed’ by Natalie Menna

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Theo Van Gogh in the World Premiere play “Committed” by Natalie Menna and directed by Brock Harris for the Altruistic Theatre Company. “Committed” is a work of historical fiction about the last two days of Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh’s life before his murder. (*UPDATED*)

‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ by Kim Ha Campbell – new book maps clearest routes to your business sense and your dreams

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live Life Ventures and Dog Ear Publishing announce the release of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) by Kim Ha Campbell is available internationally today, Sept. 12, 2017. “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” is delivering the best steps and mapping the clearest routes to help yourself, your business sense, and your dreams.

12-Year Old Author Survives Death, Seven Surgeries and Severe Sleep Apnea to Write Teen Book on Healthy Thinking

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mekani G. Collins was born a micro-preemie at one-pound, two and a half ounces. Doctors stated he would not live. He survived imminent death, seven surgeries and severe sleep apnea (he stopped breathing 61 times in one night) before his fourth birthday. Today, health is so important to him that he wrote a book – “Stinking Thinking Isn’t Cool!” (ISBN: 978-0998819419) published by Textorium Publishing. It’s an action-packed teenage adventure that’s all about pushing boundaries and making the right choices.

Music Entrepreneur Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit’s ‘Music as a Business Telesummit’ Featuring Renowned Industry Specialists

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mia A. Irizarry, a successful music entrepreneur and the CEO of TrendCulprit, an online music business and support portal for independent artists, has gathered some of the industry’s most brilliant minds to discuss their views, techniques and secrets to the business. Their insightful presentations will be revealed September 5 through September 25 as TrendCulprit hosts the innovative “Music as a Business Telesummit.”

PIT STOP PLAYERS PRESENTS: ‘Absolut Collusion’ – An Evening of Great Russian Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with “ABSOLUT COLLUSION,” an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

‘Buzzworthy’ Podcast Hosted by Ann Fulmer Delivers Industry Analysis for the Busy Mortgage Executive

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the launch of “Buzzworthy,” a new podcast hosted by loan quality expert Ann Fulmer and presented in MBA Insights. Buzzworthy delivers unbiased analysis of developing mortgage industry news, market trends and regulatory updates in five minutes or less.

Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall hosts the ‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ Book launch and Author Q&A

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motivational, informational and inspirational speaker and trainer Kim Ha Campbell, the author of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) is coming to Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for a book release party and speaking event.

Pompano Beach’s Bailey Contemporary Arts and Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran Present ‘Frontier’ Global Exhibition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to collaborate with Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran, Iran for a global exhibit of ceramic and mixed media works that explores the idea of “Borders” versus “Frontiers.” The first “Frontier” exhibition was held in Khaneh-Honarmandan, Tehran, one of the most prestigious art centers in Iran. In addition to the Iran-based exhibit, four international curators were called to collaborate and invite artists in their country to hold exhibitions.

STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers Fuel Imagination and Learning Too

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz(TM). It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get it off the ground.

2017 Religious Freedom Run and Walk in advance of Christian Documentary Release

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President John F. Kennedy quoted the Irish statesman Edmund Burke when he said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Joshuacord, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is taking those words to heart by combatting a widespread and devastating form of evil – the ruthless persecution of faithful Christians – by holding the fifth annual Joshua 1:9 Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, to bring awareness to the plight of persecuted Christians and raise money to support the persecuted church.

In New Book, Renowned Pediatric Heart Surgeon Credits Her All-Girl School Education for Her Success

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation’s most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of “Surgeon’s Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America’s Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons” (ISBN: 978-1935953777).

Lucas Rabel’s debut album ‘Western Amber Skies’ is bold and uplifting

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucas Rabel is a multi-talented instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has spent his life traveling the states, playing music and honing his sound. Lucas has lived in Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Chicago and Atlanta to share his infectious tunes. Recently, he released his debut album titled “Western Amber Skies.”

Poor People Choose to Be Poor, says ‘Professional Plaintiff’ and Children’s Book Author Cory Groshek

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Poor people are poor because they choose to be poor, says ‘professional plaintiff’ turned children’s book author Cory Groshek, who is also the founder of personal growth and development brand Manifestation Machine. He’s the author of “Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series” (ISBN: 978-1946029003).

Geek Club Books for Autism is selected to Receive 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, a 501(c)(3) focused on autism education and empowerment, today announced that it has been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grants, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.