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General Editorial – includes general interest topics and feature story news, from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

Health and Fitness Enthusiast Jeff Mirro Shares Top Resources for Intermittent Fasting Lifestyles

SCRANTON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intermittent fasting is not a new topic, but one that’s gaining more and more traction when it comes to weight loss and achieving a healthy lifestyle. After Jeff Mirro, a health enthusiast, started researching all he could about the subject, he decided to start a blog – JeffMirro.com – where he posts data and research, shares personal stories and resources and works to help people achieve optimal health.

New Book Provides Professional and Personal Advice for Business-Minded Couples

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book authored by Lionell Leaf, “Quality Time 101 Basic Journal: LEDGER” (ISBN: 978-1944385958), is the companion book to “Quality Time 101 Basic Journal: Amorous Amour Coupling Innuendos” (ISBN: 978-1944385668) and is designed to inspire couples to try new things: to act on ideas and to work together to develop something great.

New Book ‘School of Errors’ Exposes Unsustainable School Safety Industry Spending Spree

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “School of Errors – Rethinking School Safety in America” (ISBN: 978-1475837445), authored by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D., and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is being touted as “the most honest book ever written about the $3 billion school safety industrial complex.” (VIDEO)

How One Senior Living Company is Dedicating Themselves to Tradition

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the assisted living and memory care industry – is it possible to honor your residents as well as pass on their traditions? The answer simply is yes! This is what Aventine Hill Communities has done with their new assisted living and memory care community – The June!

Stahmanns Pecans Releases a Blog Series About Life on an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm

LA LUZ, N.M., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever want to get a look at what goes on behind the scenes at a working, commercial, estate-grown pecan farm? Well now is your chance. Stahmanns Pecans is wrapping up its twelve-part blog series titled: “A Year on an Estate Grown Pecan Farm.” The series began in October 2018 and the final installment of the series will be published on September 2, 2019.

New Flood Vent Can Reduce Flood Insurance Costs by Up to 85 Percent

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to prepare for more downpours warns NOAA. Heavy rain has increased across most of the United States, and is only likely to continue to do so. In fact, climate change is projected to increase the size of the flood plain by as much as 45% in the next 100 years. A new flood vent introduced by Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. can help concerned home and business owners protect their property and save money too. (VIDEO)

A Dedication to Tradition in San Antonio: The Heritage at Westover Hills is now The June, an Aventine Hill Community

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aventine Hill Communities is proud to announce that they have taken over ownership of The Heritage at Westover Hills, a beloved Assisted Living and Memory Care community in San Antonio, Texas, and are renaming the community – The June!

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Debunks Stereotypes About Bipolar Disorder in Her New Book ‘Bipolar is not an STD’

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), debunks stereotypes about Bipolar disorder in her new book “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581). Dr. Goodall designed the book around the idea that people can get better much faster, if they know how to recognize what symptoms look like. “People are trying to recognize stereotypes, instead of symptoms, and that doesn’t work.”

St. Petersburg Hairstylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis to Join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team for New York Fashion Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and Master Colorist Jason Backe are excited to have stylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team in participating in this season’s Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week!

Galileo Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.

Skin Care Center of Bonita Springs Joins Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Skin Cancer Center of Bonita Springs is now part of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers, a family-focused practice with offices throughout Florida. Our team of providers treat all types of skin and scalp conditions. We are committed to providing excellence in patient care and will be offering more services to better serve the community in the future.

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches the Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies’ panel of judges.

Due to the Gilroy Tragedy, the Historic Meeting with Calif. Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday, Immediately after the Governor Returned from Gilroy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America’s oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor’s office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County. (VIDEO)

21 Days to a Stronger, Happier Marriage – Try the #BetterTogether Challenge!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Let’s be honest: What can you really do in 21 days? Well, here’s what you probably can’t do: Lose 10 lbs., learn a new language — even organizing the garage might take longer than that. But thanks to Ryan & Blair Critch, all it takes is 21 days to strengthen your Marriage. And the best part? It’s fun, easy, effective – and free!

Registration Open For The Second Annual Detroit Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger is once again presented by Kroger

DETROIT, Mich., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the second annual Detroit Truck Pull, presented by Kroger. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Founders Brewing Company on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Noon – 4 p.m.

Happy Neighborhood Project (HNP) Launches Get Happy Greater Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Happy Neighborhood Project is launching its first ever #GetHappy Greater Sacramento Campaign starting August 1 and ending October 31, 2019. The #GetHappy Campaign is designed to raise the level of happiness in the community.

Historic Meeting with Calif. Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America’s oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, has announced that he will be driving from San Diego to Sacramento to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 30, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Governor’s private conference room.

For a Healthy Pond and Aquatic Environment Discount Pumps Helps Size the Right Pond Aerator for Maximum Aeration

SANTA MARIA, Calif., July 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A property with a pond and all of the aquatic life is beautiful and serene, but in order to keep a healthy balance and water clarity, a pond aerator is essential. To maximize your pond’s aeration, the pond aerator you select needs to be large enough for the pond size. Discount Pumps presents a variety of pond aerators and sizes to choose from.

Student Solutions announces strategic partnership with SC Teachers, College Education Majors, and College Professor

SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Student Solutions, a team of teachers, college education majors, and a college professor, launch a Summer Literacy Camp. Directed by Limestone College professor Dr. Teresa White, the Summer Literacy Camp offers a solution to the “summer slide,” the tendency for students to lose some of the reading achievement gains made during the school year.

Electronic Nicotine Organization Leads Fight Against Youth Nicotine Usage and Obtains IRS Nonprofit Designation

DALLAS, Texas, July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Electronic Nicotine Organization (ENO) – EnoughNic.org – is leading the social media fight against youth nicotine addiction and e-cigarette usage. It was recently granted Non-Profit status under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, making donations to it tax deductible.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Releases Her Ground-Breaking Self-Help Book, ‘Bipolar is Not an STD’

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), releases her ground-breaking self-help book, “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581), Dr. Goodall designed the book around getting people better faster. She wanted a book that could be finished over the course of a weekend; not something that would take a long period of time to plow through.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Event in Lafayette to Help Reduce Debt in Louisiana’s Low-Income Communities

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last month, Louisiana Appleseed released its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color in its report “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt.”

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.

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?”

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.

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.

Legendary Black Arts Movement Author Horace Mungin Celebrates 50 Year Career Anniversary with Re-Release of 10 Literary Works

RIDGEVILLE, S.C., July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was 1968 when literary giant Horace Mungin penned his first published work, “Dope Hustler’s Jazz,” part one of a two volume set of anti-drug poetry. “Dope Hustler’s Jazz” was the beginning of a writing career that started in the Black Arts Movement. Horace Mungin Books is celebrating 50 years of intellectual success with the re-release of ten books.

UCC Foreclosure Auction of Sixteen NYC Taxi Medallions Announced

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction sixteen New York City taxi medallions, of which fourteen are individual and one is a mini-fleet pair, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. with registration commencing at 9:30 a.m.

Summer Camp for Mompreneurs

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly half of stay at home moms plan to network with other professionals to find new jobs, but unfortunately one third of them don’t have contacts. And almost three-quarters of moms – and more than 70% of women without children – say mothers are offered fewer opportunities to move up the ladder than childless women. Enter Mompreneur and Me.

Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano

BURKE, Va., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, “Tattoo Tom” Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what’s been called “the most challenging endurance race in North America” – the Bigfoot 200.

Capital Industries Shares How to Fix Broken Concrete Driveways and Patios with Repair Products

MATTITUCK, N.Y., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading supplier of concrete floor and driveway repair products, Capital Industries, shares tips on how to fix broken driveway concrete with repair products. Here’s some tips on what to look for and how to fix broken concrete.

Capitol Fence Shares 7 Most Important Reasons to Install an Automated Gate System

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence, automatic gate installers in Austin, Texas since 1992, shares a few beneficial reasons for having automated gates installed on commercial and residential properties. For both commercial and residential properties, some of these reasons overlap.

The Deadliest Week of the Year for Pedestrian Injuries and Deaths is the First Week of July and Cost Approximately $63.8B Last Year

ONTARIO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A just released research paper, by noted economist and author Jay Prag of the Drucker School, finds that the cost of pedestrian injuries and deaths from accidents cost the United States economy more than $60 billion in 2018 alone. According to the research, sponsored by Maglite, the vast majority of accidents and the highest percentage of deaths.

African Methodist Episcopal Church Installs New Senior Bishop

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 26, during the AME Church’s Annual Council of Bishops and General Board Meeting Worship Service, at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama, the Right Reverend Adam Jefferson Richardson, Jr. was installed as the Senior Bishop of the AME Church.

Country Walkers Debuts New Travel Option, Destinations and 2020 Itineraries

WILLISTON, Vt., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With growing demand from travelers to discover and experience the best of the world on their own terms, Country Walkers, the leading provider of walking adventures, today announced the addition of a new travel option: Flex-Guided tours.

$5,000 Business Grant Competition for Mom Entrepreneurs Open for Applications through June 28

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mama Ladder and Belly Bandit(R) are hosting the third semi-annual High Five Grant for Moms(TM), a $5,000 business grant competition sponsored by Infiniti HR and Mute Six. Through June 28, 2019, moms who own businesses from around the world can enter to be awarded a grant to make a bigger impact in their business.

The American Dream: From Israel to Atlanta, a Small Business Thriving in the Big City

ATLANTA, Ga., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a constantly growing commercial and residential area like Atlanta, White Gloves Junk Removal, founded by Gavriel Djanov, has been able to provide the community with the necessary services for home cleanouts, construction cleanups, and more.

Papa’s ‘Grandkids On-demand’ for Seniors Launches Nationwide Expansion in Seven New States

MIAMI, Fla., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a leader in the Elder Tech industry announced they have expanded services to California, Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Papa is expanding beyond its current markets of 19 cities throughout Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Papa Pals support older adults with transportation, household chores, technology, and companionship.