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MansMark Records Releases Sikiru Adepoju’s ỌPẸ Album (Gratitude)

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! The official release of ỌPẸ (Yoruba-Nigeria word for Gratitude) follows the unveiling of three appetizing singles.

As Schools Begin Virtually, New Book Helps Ease Children’s Fears Over Online Learning

BRIDGEWATER, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, “Madi Goes to Virtual School” (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.

A Pilot’s Powerful Memoir Takes Readers from the Ground to the Sky

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new memoir, a powerful coming of age tale, is set to release this fall. “Unlearning to Fly: A Memoir of Navigating the Turbulence and Bliss of Growing Up in the Sky” (ISBN: 978-1735641300), gives a detailed account of how the author, Russ Roberts, not only helped blow up his backyard with dynamite, but also shared a Volkswagen with a moose.

DIGITAL LOVE by Physician and Musician V. Tiarrá Released Highlighting Relationships In The Digital Age

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — R&B Fusion Artist V. Tiarrá just released her newest hit video for her single, “Digital Love,” just as her prior single, “Batter Up,” a lyrical critique to the many issues U.S. Citizens face as politicians “politick” and use their constituents for their own political power, was featured at the 2020 Democratic Party of Miami-Dade’s Blue Gala.

Increased Sales of Niche Vanilla Product Leads to Company’s Happy Discovery of a Healthy Trend

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Covid-19 lockdowns expanded this year, Singing Dog Vanilla saw grocery sales of its Pure Vanilla Extracts rise along with the public’s enthusiasm for home baking. But they were surprised that demand also increased for their Alcohol Free Pure Vanilla Flavor, a product usually consumed by people avoiding alcohol in their diet.

National Initiative Vows to Close Racial Wealth Gap and Provide Ongoing Support and Resources to Black Businesses and HBCUs

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 31 Days and Beyond is a national initiative designed to bring awareness, support, and resources during a tumultuous time in America that has caused 41 percent of Black-owned businesses to close their doors due to COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.

Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa Partner as Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic’s impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.

Why would a Russian-Jewish couple, living near Boston, return to the Soviet Union in 1931?

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Forget Russia” (ISBN: 978-1732848047) by L. Bordetsky-William, scheduled for publication on December 1, 2020 by Tailwinds Press, tells the story of three generations of Russian-American Jews journeying back and forth, throughout the twentieth century, between America and Russia, searching for some kind of home and, of course, finding something altogether different.

Time-Sensitive Treatments for Spotted Lanternfly Need to Be Scheduled Now in Early Fall

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adult Spotted Lanternfly are swarming area trees in a record-breaking year for the invasive insect. Not only do Spotted Lanternfly pose a risk to the health of trees and plants, they also cause some really gross problems for homeowners.

Direct-to-Consumer Boutique Bakery Brand COOKIE…take a bite! Launches Back to College Cookie Deliveries

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct-to-consumer Boutique Bakery brand COOKIE…take a bite! will expand its offerings to ship back to school college cookies to share love with the college kids who are facing a new normal.

Saving Lost Kids Celebrates Winning Board Approval to Develop the Largest Care Facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Trafficking

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit “Brian Callies Foundation” as well as head of “Saving Lost Kids.” Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.

Pandemic Stress Can Change Eyesight and Impact Eye Health

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched a September awareness initiative to help educate Coloradans on the impact of stress on eyesight and eye health.

Outdoor Movement Series Launches in Mequon, Wisconsin Sept. 20

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A pine forest in the heart of a nature preserve in Mequon, Wisconsin will be the site of the first of three conscious dance movement sessions, “The Wisdom of Your Body” series. It is offered by Carrie Branovan, the Milwaukee-born artist-educator who founded “Dance Your Prayers.”

From Murderers to Ministers

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ministers II Society is a Community Activist organization and Music group, that was formed by inmates in a maximum security prison. Their Name creates a certain culture lure, as does their unified goal of transforming themselves from “Murderers to Ministers.”

Fort Collins Mayor Wayne Troxell declares September 16, 2020 Holocaust Survivor ‘Joe Rubinstein Day’

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Nancy Sprowell Geise announces that on Sunday, September 14, 2020, Mayor Troxell presented Holocaust survivor with the honor in recognition of Joe’s 100th birthday. Joe said, “I am so honored and grateful that I’m still alive to celebrate 100 years. I can’t believe it. I love life and I love people.”

Fall Trends to Transition into Winter

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jewelry lovers, the American Gem Society has a message for you: this is your season. This fall, some of the most stand-out fine jewelry you will see comes from members of the American Gem Society, a community of jewelry professionals dedicated to protecting the jewelry-buying public through a high standard of ethics and ongoing education.

Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium to Grow Its Sex Ed Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World’s First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.

Asheville Cooking Classes – A Fun and Educational Alternative to Dining Out

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After being closed for several months, Cottage Cooking Asheville has re-opened, but classes look a little different now. They’re even more intimate and guests will enjoy more of a demo versus hands-on experience.

Sunpro Solar First to Install New NeON LG Solar Panel In US

MANDEVILLE, La., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunpro Solar announced today that they will be the first solar contractor in the U.S. to install the new series of LG NeON 355 watts solar panels. These new modules are more aesthetically appealing and perform with cutting-edge high efficiency to bring more savings to homeowners.

September is National Preparedness Month: Statewide Mutual Aid Network Provides 24/7 Response to Illinois Communities

ST. CHARLES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communities are continuing clean-up efforts following the summer’s severe weather events, says Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. This includes an Aug. 10 storm classified by the National Weather Service as a Derecho that produced widespread damage to trees, power lines, buildings, and vehicles from hurricane-force winds and 11 tornadoes.

M.G.A. Garage Door Repair Houston TX Launched Full Set of Installation Garage Door Service

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M.G.A. Garage Door Repair Houston TX launched a complete set of garage door installation houston service for any type of garage door. Experienced and skilled technicians will handle the installation service.

New Publishing Company Brings Rich Stories of Africa to the Young and Young at Heart

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former high school teacher, university adjunct and current curriculum developer manager for higher institutions, Joan Cheboswony is the founder of Worlds Unknown Publishers, a new self-publishing firm created to provide a platform for sharing stories about Africa, her people, cultures, and expansive natural beauty.

Public Narrative to put on Celebration of Change

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m., Public Narrative will introduce new partners and a fresh approach to changing narratives, in the first-ever Celebration of Change. Registration is free for this online event. The annual Studs Terkel Community Media Awards, originally intended for this date, has been postponed to 2021.

Mom of Three Autistic Boys Pens Book About Navigating the Pandemic and Sobriety with Grit, Humor and Love

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global pandemic has average parents becoming teachers, referees, cooks, therapists, and so much more. One mother, Melanie Donus, took on the extra challenges of parenting three autistic boys while leaping into sobriety and published a book about the experience.

Groundbreaking New Public Television Series Features Afro-Latino Cultures Through the Lens of Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haas Media LLC announces Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a new travel series on public television, premiering with a two-part special featuring Costa Rica this September on Public Television Stations nationwide, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Make this Holiday the Best Ever and Conquer the Chaos with New Organizing Book

WILTON, Conn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most are ready to see 2020 in the rearview mirror, Jul’s Arthur, author of “25 Days of Holiday Organizing” (ISBN: 978-1733447409), suggests this be the holiday season that people go all out.

Our Lady of Palestine Startup to Support Holy Land Artisans and The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and BELOIT, Wis., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our Lady of Palestine, a not for profit webstore, signs an exclusive international distribution agreement with Blest Art, Inc., a religious goods company of Beloit, Wisconsin, to sell handicraft products from the Holy Land originating from the Palestinian Territory and Israel.

Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families This Fall

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.

Designer and TV Personality Cary Weldy Launches New Book: ‘The Power of Tattoos’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his groundbreaking new book, Cary Weldy discusses how the science of art – including the lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and symbology in a single tattoo or art piece on the wall – dramatically changes one’s life experience.

Fortin Ironworks’ Bee Bench Promotes Communities Coming Together

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fortin Ironworks was inspired to design this new product because it simply felt that it gives the “right message at the right time.” Bees exemplify communities working together and that was the buzz behind its new community “Bee Bench.”

KINONA launches Queen of the Green, a unique VIP Program designed to inspire and uplift

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Queen of the Green, a VIP program developed by women’s golf fashion brand KINONA, aims to reward loyal customers while giving back to women-led causes.

FreeStylus Revolutionizes Touch-Free Interactions During Global Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to worldwide demand, FreeStylus has launched a first of its kind patent-pending 100% recyclable, single-use stylus designed to eliminate direct human contact with public technology surfaces.

GreatVet – New Platform Revolutionizing Pet Owner and Veterinarian Relationships

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the rise of pet ownership and with Vet Clinics being a critical service to the well being and health of pet families, the GreatVet platform aims to digitally facilitate smooth, transparent and trusted interactions between pet owners and local vet clinics.

Join Bourbon & Banter, U.S. Distilleries Celebrating America’s Native Spirit

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We can all agree that 2020 has been a tough year, that America needs a drink, and we’re damn sure it’s not bleach; it’s a better word also beginning with “b.” Join your fellow Americans in drinking your fair share when whiskey review and storytelling website Bourbon & Banter kicks off its annual “30 Days of Bourbon Celebration.”

The New Adulting: High School and College Success During Troubled Times

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.

New Book: ‘Morning Glory 2’ – 366 Conversations to Inspire and Offer Hope

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What A Word Publishing and Media announces the paperback print and ebook release of “Morning Glory 2” (ISBN: 978-1732824034), with 366 daily conversations for an entire year. Written by Sheila Hayford, this book is inspiring, thought provoking and refreshingly honest. It is an easy read and highly recommended.

Hitmaking Brothers Bill Moss, Jr. and J Moss Join Forces in New Music Video

DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a nostalgic throwback to their gospel heritage and beginnings as the dynamic “Moss Brothers,” Detroit-based Salathiel Records has released the music video for the new single “Testimony of Praise” by brothers and celebrated recording artists Bill Moss Jr. and J Moss.

The Real J Israel Releases ‘No Pressure’ EP – Continues to Build Fan Base

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Real J Israel announces a new EP release, “No Pressure,” that includes previously-released singles, “Damn Good Man,” “Freaky Tonight” and four other tunes that are sure to excite listeners. Israel’s model is to give people music that they can feel.

Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and The SUDC Coalition lead charge in SUDC medical education

RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2017, healthy Vienna Carly Savino tragically died at two and a half years of age. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). As a result, Dr. Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM, Vienna’s mother, founded Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and co-founded the SUDC Coalition.

‘Circumcision Scar’ is a New Memoir Revealing How the World’s Oldest Religious Sacrifice Became a Dubious Medical Mandate

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Circumcision Scar” (ISBN: 978-1734555806), an unflinching memoir by Jay J. Jackson, details his lifelong struggle with recurring nightmares that he ultimately realized were repressed memories of his neonatal circumcision.