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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*)

Residential Renovations Named by REMODELING Magazine to 2017 Big50 Class of America’s Top Remodelers

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residential Renovations has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. Big50 remodelers run successful, often growing, companies of various sizes that have taken the lead in raising industry standards.

Innovative Plumbing LLC Needs Your Support Serving the Homeless in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people know when they are going to get their next meal or where they are going to lay their head to sleep. That is not the case for over 9,000 homeless men, women and children in the community, says Innovative Plumbing Pros LLC who is partnering with the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and sponsoring the 6th Annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes event.

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.

ServeNow Helps with Flood Relief in Asia with Medical Volunteer Teams and Blanket Distribution

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the same time as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Texas, with Hurricane Irma following in Florida, unprecedented flooding was occurring in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, the nonprofit ServeNow announced today. This has largely been overshadowed by these other events and has received little press coverage.

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.

Reception at Cocoon Homecare in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.

Union Institute and University celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2017 by highlighting the university’s commitment to diversity. Union serves a 26 percent Hispanic adult learner population.

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.

CARR Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on 7 September, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP’s Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

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.

CollegeMagazine.com releases its List of the Top 10 Safety and Security Products Every College Student Must Have

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year millions of parents send their children off to college for the first time and what to pack for that child is top of mind, says MAG Instrument Inc. The days of making sure they have clean sheets, lots of socks and an umbrella are long gone. Kids these days have very different needs than in years past and CollegeMagazine.com has put together a list of the Top Ten Safety and Security Items College Kids Must Have and a MAGLITE flashlight is top of the list.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to ‘Leading Ladies’ Category on 2017 ‘Women in Housing’ list by The MReport

MACON, Ga., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been recognized as one of The MReport magazine’s 2017 “Women in Housing.” (*UPDATED*)

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).

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.

Denver Businessman Launches Website to Meet the Woman of His Dreams

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Chances are almost zero I’m the guy for you.” That’s one of the first lines Nate Rifkin, a single man in Denver, writes in the most bizarre dating profile online today. It’s not on any kind of app or dating site. Instead, Rifkin built an entire website entitled “Should You Date Nate” for one purpose: finding the woman of his dreams.

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double — from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today’s 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group’s share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. “Think of it,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, “one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care.”

Troubling Trend of Increased Zip-Line Injuries Addressed In Published Article By Christina Walsh, JD and Bernard F. Walsh, Esq.

BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article co-written by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh Esq., and Christina Walsh JD, has been published in the summer edition of The Trial Lawyer. Entitled, ‘Zip-Line & Pre-Injury Releases,’ the article brings attention to the troubling rise of serious and fatal accidents arising from zip-lining at private businesses.

Parents of Fallen Deputy McCarthy to Accept Degree on His Behalf at Union Institute & University Commencement

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University 2017 California Commencement Ceremony is Sunday, August 13 at 11 a.m. at the Crest Theater in Sacramento. Diplomas will be bestowed to over 140 graduates in the baccalaureate and master’s programs.

MostFit to Hold 2017 ‘Pushups for Puppies’ Fitness Fundraiser for Southern California Animal Rescue Organization

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, will hold the 6th annual “Pushups for Puppies” workout event to benefit L.A.-based animal rescue organization, Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team (“START”). The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at The Balboa Sports Center in Encino.

What is the Best Lullaby for a Child’s Bedtime or Nap Time?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents everywhere may soon be celebrating the fact that putting children to bed just got easier with the worldwide release of “Subliminal Lullaby” from singers Autumn Sky Wolfe and Debra Byrd. Available on iTunes and CD Baby, a portion of the profits from song sales are going to the Autism Speaks nationwide nonprofit organization.

The East End Enlightenment Expo – A New Event to Celebrate Akron’s East End

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4Es Outreach today announced the East End Enlightenment Expo, a brand new event located in the Historic Goodyear Hall that will include Vendors, Presenters, and Readers from all walks of life. Come join us for a great time filled with music, learning, and joy!

Altavera Mortgage Services COO Debora Aydelotte Recognized as HousingWire 2017 Woman of Influence

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Debora Aydelotte has been named one of HousingWire magazine’s 2017 Women of Influence.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Jamal Doman ‘Consequences & Repercussions’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Consequences & Repercussions” by Jamal Doman, recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today’s most talented comedians.

New Young Adult Fantasy Drama Promotes Forgiveness and Acceptance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — K.J. Blocker has created an alternative universe, like no other can, in his newly-released book, “Treasure of the Magical Mine Moppets” (ISBN: 978-0999150740). Published by Mindstir Media, the book’s motive is to foster kindness and understanding.

StoryWorld’s Innovative Bilingual Books Help Kids Start Learning Languages Early

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents who want their kids to speak and read in another language just got help. Following a successful release to schools, STORYWORLD(TM) is now offering access to their interactive language learning books to parents who want to start their kids learning Spanish or Mandarin and even get a head start reading in English.

Dr. Harte and the ‘Health Care’ Debate – A Loss of Health AND Liberty

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is offended by the current debate on so-called “health care,” and thinks that you should be, too. “This is a created, an imagined problem of government being responsible for propping up an already highly profitable industry – Medicine,” according to Dr. Harte.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation in Balance Training – Introducing the BOSU NexGen Balance Trainer

ASHLAND, Ohio, July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce their newest addition to the BOSU(R) line of products, the BOSU(R) NexGen(TM) Balance Trainer. The original BOSU was the pioneer in bringing Balance Training to the forefront of functional training.

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans’ concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). “The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues.”

Vintage Event Coming to North Carolina State Fairgrounds Will Create Nostalgic Experience

RALEIGH, N.C., July 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first-annual retro event, Vintage Fan Fair will be held on November 10-11, 2017 (Veterans Day holiday) indoors at the Holshauser Building at the NC State Fairgrounds. The event is produced by The Vintage Lifestyle Experience, LLC and Celebrating Nostalgia(TM) will be the theme. This special event features a marketplace of vendors, vintage camper showcase, pop-up entertainment and retro activities.

Christmas in July Contest Promises a new Nissan in a Winner’s Driveway

CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at two Ohio Nissan dealerships. Airport Nissan in Cleveland and Nissan of Streetsboro are inviting people to come and take a chance at winning a three-year lease on a new 2017 Nissan Sentra. Their “Christmas-In-July Lease Giveaway” is running through Monday, July 17 when the grand prize winner will be drawn from entries accumulated at both dealerships.

MostFit will Feature Product Demos, Discounts and More at the 2017 IDEA World Convention in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 20 – 23, MostFit will join more than 330 fitness brands and 10,000 fitness professionals in Las Vegas for four days of cutting edge education and networking at the biggest fitness industry event of the year.

iMobie PhoneRescue Can Now Download and Restore iCloud Backups in iOS 10.3 or Later, Even for Latest iOS 11

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., a leading iOS and Android software developer, today announced its top-notch data recovery software PhoneRescue now is able to download and restore iCloud backups in iOS 10.3 or later, even for the latest iOS 11. With its minimalistic yet refined UI, users can choose to only download what they need for recovery, and all data will be kept 100 percent safe and secure.

In Florida, 87 Animals Rescued in a Massive Animal Hoarding Case

FREEPORT, Fla., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the past week, Alaqua Animal Refuge, a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary located in Northwest Florida, has been leading a case in Vernon, Florida where a large number of animals were left to the care of Alaqua after their owner passed away.

MAGLITE Declares July as ‘National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month’

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the “vacation months” – July through October – which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated web page, and promoting a public education campaign, in observance of the newly minted National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month.

Christ Family Church starting second service in Fort Pierce, Florida at 11 a.m.

FORT PIERCE, Fla., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida, is adding a second service at 11 a.m. on Sundays beginning this Sunday, July 2, 2017. Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida offers a place for people and families to belong, fit in, make new friends and find an authentic sense of community.

Introducing Luma Wealth Advisors – Understanding Women’s Wealth Needs

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is there a benefit to having a financial advisor focused on women? For many women, the answer is probably “yes” and the recently launched Luma Wealth Advisors is ready to meet their planning needs.

Cottage Cooking in Asheville Adds Off-Site Services

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to multiple requests, Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, N.C., has decided to add off-site services. In the past, they’ve given on-site cooking classes in a private home (and still do), but now they’re also taking the show on the road.

New Jersey Political Prisoner NJ Weedman Does ‘Hunger Strike for Bail’ from Mercer County Jail

TRENTON, N.J., June 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is orange the new green? Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed “Superhero of the Potheads” Ed Forchion aka “NJ Weedman” might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his “Hunger Strike for Bail” protest in New Jersey’s Mercer County Jail.

Critically Acclaimed Author Aaron Ozee to Release Powerful New Children’s Book, ‘Regulus’

ADDISON, Ill., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High quality fiction for children can be an impossible niche to satisfy and that is why Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of “My Darling Child Shiloh,” has been gathering so much attention. Ozee’s work with “My Darling Child Shiloh” garnered near universal praise when it was released in 2016. Ozee, a prolific author with 10 other pieces of work under his belt, immediately seized upon this success in order to develop his most ambitious project yet: “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790).

Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, announce Michael O. (of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’) Benefit Concert Event

WESTBROOK, Maine, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event “ON MY OWN” to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.

Mighty Grip Inc. and MercVille Productions Release Second Season of ‘The Pole Dancing Chronicles’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the creative forces behind MercVille Productions, have announced the release of the second season of their popular web based docu-series, “The Pole Dancing Chronicles.” Sponsored and co-produced by Mighty Grip Inc., a leading worldwide sporting goods manufacturer, “The Pole Dancing Chronicles” showcases people and events from within the pole and aerial community.

Donald Eugene Lowe Ramps up his Presidential Campaign for 2020 as the Right Choice

SAN ANGELO, Texas, June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years ago, Donald Eugene Lowe launched his presidential campaign and ran for president in 2016. Today, he continues to be dismayed by the direction of the country and maintains his position that he is the right choice for president of the United States in 2020.

Craft Beers and Adult Summer Camp Combine at Camp Forever Fun

READING, Mich., June 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five of Michigan’s top breweries have come together to sponsor Camp Forever Fun, the Midwest’s premier adult summer camp. This year’s camp will be sponsored by Arcadia, Atwater, Ellison’s, Shorts, and New Holland. “The slogan of my camp is “Everything you loved as a kid, plus craft beer!” says Joel Paul Reisig, owner of Camp Forever Fun.

Hurricane Season Travel Insurance Advisory 2017: Travelers Encouraged To Protect Their Investment In An Above Average Year For Storms

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today marks the official kickoff of hurricane season, just when the travel season is picking up across the country, and TravelInsurance.com is taking the time to remind travelers the importance of protecting their investments. Protection may be even more critical this year, as the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a higher-than-average number of named storms, with anywhere from 11 to 17 expected to hit.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation Surge – The Surge Storm

ASHLAND, Ohio, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Inertia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Storm. Hedstrom Fitness has brought Hydro-Inertia Training to the forefront with the Surge and Kamagon Ball(R) over the last three years.

ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there’s another way to go. It’s a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

Student Overcomes the Odds to Receive $1.8 Million In Scholarships, Including Full Scholarships to 6 Top Colleges

MARIETTA, Ga., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity today announced that on Sunday, May 28, 2017 the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia will host its 10th Annual High School Graduation Celebration Worship Service. The blessings will be flowing for several students who have been offered full college scholarships. However, for Paulding County High School’s Kimberly Hadaway, the blessings are overflowing with full scholarships to 6 of the country’s top colleges.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Recommends Increased Safety Regulations and Label Warnings Are Needed for Energy Drinks After Teen Death

BRADENTON, Fla., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The report that a teenager died as a result of drinking an energy drink in combination with other caffeinated drinks has prompted calls for improved safety regulations on energy supplements by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh.

‘Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances’ by Leland Melvin

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey – until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: “CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT’S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES” (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).

Open Letter from City Leaders Calls for Prevailing Wages in State Housing Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an open letter that ran as a full page ad in today’s Sacramento Bee, elected leaders from six of California’s eight largest cities called on California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to include prevailing wage standards in state housing reforms. The ad was paid for by Smart Cities Prevail (SCP).

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role in New Tupac Film

ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on “The Cosby Show.” Twenty-one years later and mom’s intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, “All Eyez on Me.

CosaTron Announces Launch of CosaClean Whole House Air Purification System for Residential Use

CONCORD, N.C., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CosaTron, a global supplier of air purification equipment to the commercial and institutional markets for six decades, announces the introduction of its CosaClean product line into the residential market. Made in the United States, the CosaClean product is being released for consumer shipments starting May 2017.

Author Mahogany Star Sizzles with Sexy Sequence of Summertime Book Releases

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Mahogany Star brings the sizzle to summertime reading with a sexy sequence of new book releases. Star’s new titles, “Sex Degrees of Separation” and “Summer’s Heat” are sure fire temperature boosters for readers who aren’t afraid of the steam.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Gayla Johnson

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Black Wives Matter” by Gayla Johnson. A diverse, intelligent comedienne, Gayla Johnson entertains audiences with her stories and her characters, treating her listener to her unique view of the world we live in.

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes Sculpts ‘Roots of Pegasus’ for Private Collector

PALM DESERT, Calif., May 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. The five-foot “Roots of Pegasus” bronze sculpture is currently on display until the end of June.

New Ballad of Love Brings ‘Hope’ for Mother’s Day

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4818 Records, LLC today announced that as we prepare to honor women everywhere on Mother’s Day 2017 Sunday, May 14, a beautiful new ballad titled “Never Let Me Go” has been released as a single and video to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Greater Fort Worth.