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


IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion.

NCNW HIRES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO: Lauded Civil Rights Organization Changes Governance Structure First Time in 88-Years

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization’s first president and chief executive officer. After 88 years, the organization changed its governance structure to work more efficiently.

Soul Carrier Releases Limited Football Leather Handbag Collection at Phoenix Luxury Resorts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Phoenix hotels and resorts prepare for the influx of guests attending the Professional Football Championship Game in February, fashion-conscious visitors who love football are sure to get excited about Soul Carrier’s new football leather handbag collection.

FACELIFTS ONDEMAND – Look Years Younger Naturally with Facial Fitness Expert Cynthia Rowland

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cynthia Rowland, President and CEO of Rejenuve, Inc., announced today that all Facial Magic® training kits are OnDemand and digital. “OnDemand training makes perfect sense as shipping costs increase and training OnDemand becomes more popular. Our face-saving exercises can be viewed on every internet enabled device 24/7, worldwide, without delay. This means we can easily accommodate worldwide users without costly shipping fees.”

Talent Competition and Charity Event Goes Global!

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tori Belle Cosmetics announces its second annual Virtual TB’s Got Talent Charity Bash, airing Live, March 2, 2023 at 4 p.m. PT on the Tori Belle Cosmetics FB page and Tori Belle Cosmetics YouTube channel. The proceeds will provide grants for people and families in need through the National Organization for Women’s Safety Awareness (N.O.W.S.A.).

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 “Cursive is Cool”® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

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.

Alliance Group Launches Living Benefits Awareness Month 2023 with Theme: GoFundYourself

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group launched their sixth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2023. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families’ financial security.

Dressmaker Princessly Announced its 2023 Prom Dress Collection for the U.S. Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Princessly Co., Ltd. is pleased to present its 2023 collection of Prom Dresses for the United States. The acclaimed dressmaker and retailer known for specializing in exquisitely handcrafted women’s fashion goods unveils its 2023 collection, which includes 157 different flattering styles, 37 distinct colors, and a wide range of US sizes from US2 to US26W.

‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look for answers

EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. “Missing From Me” (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.

Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit Inspires Women Worldwide to Take Their Power Back and Unleash Their Sexy Diva

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sexy Diva World, Inc. will host its inaugural Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit on February 3-5, 2023 at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe. Award-winning fitness competitor and 2 time NPC bodybuilding champion Charlene Taylor, the founder, owner, and CEO of Sexy Diva World, is proven to empower and inspire women to embrace self-love and sisterhood, take their power back, and unleash their “Sexy Diva.”

A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas!

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. “My Magical Gnome” (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike!

Bikini Empire Announces ‘Dress to Express’ Online Campaign to Raise Awareness of Women’s Mental Health, Self-Care and Individuality

NEW YORK, N.Y. and VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bikini Empire (BE), a Canadian luxury swimwear line, today announced an international campaign called “Dress to Express” to highlight “dopamine dressing,” a psychological, physiological and physical phenomena that ties how we feel to what we wear. BE’s goal is to educate and inform women that dressing in any type of clothing should focus on the belief that wearing what makes them feel good is more important than how they look.

Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of “Our Walk with Grandma” (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children’s picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the search and found the perfect illustrator Nichole Monahan, and brought the book to market to make their mom’s dream of publication come true.

A Tiny Angel finds her true purpose just in time for Christmas

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, Dec. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children’s book “The Tiny Angel” (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of “The Tiny Angel” in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having the courage, support, and to have faith that they can.

‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London

CYPRESS, Texas, Dec. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Best Script Award – London selected “My Father The Queen” as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.

HBCU Green Fund and Center for Environmental Justice Cites Small Progress Toward Climate Justice at COP27 in Egypt and Commit to Helping Young African Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. and ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to increase diversity at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the HBCU Green Fund and the Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) partnered to lead a delegation of 27 persons from the United States, Africa and the diaspora to participate in the global summit touted as “COP Africa.”

Ketolicious Kitchens Launches Keto Mexican Comfort Food Product Line

GILBERT, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ketolicious Kitchens recently launched a new brand – Sonora™ – that caters to the Keto and low-carb lifestyle, specifically those looking for authentic Mexican fare. Founded by Lupita Aguilera Hicks, she shares that the basis of her product line all started at home. Some of her family members experienced serious complications from heart disease and diabetes and she even observed close friends who died from related complications from the disease.

Cottage Cooking helps people to host their own cooking classes at home

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taking cooking classes is a fun way to learn new culinary skills and expand a menu repertoire. It’s also fun for people to host their own. But how? Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina helps people make it happen. Most of Cottage Cooking’s classes are held in their home, but more and more people are looking to stay in their homes or vacation rentals and host their own.

Alpha Floral is delivering its exquisite, hand-arranged floral creations in Montecito and Goleta, offering same-day delivery to fill your celebrations with beauty

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the best-rated florist in Santa Barbara, Alpha Floral has won hearts all over the county with its fresh blooms and stunning floral arrangements. Spreading its vines further, the top florists in Santa Barbara also deliver their fresh blooms to the suburbs of Goleta and Montecito.

‘Achieving Life Satisfaction Is Our Ultimate Goal’ – Personal Development Writer Releases Inspiring Book On Finding Your Purpose

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, “For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction” (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2022 – 10 Great Reads You’ve Likely Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual “books to bookmark” list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

Christmas at Schnepf Farms 2022 Opens in Queen Creek the Day After Thanksgiving

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Nov. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the time of year when Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek transforms into a magical winter wonderland. The east valley mainstay has partnered for the fourth year with World of Illumination – known for producing the largest drive-through light shows in the world – to present Christmas at Schnepf Farms, opening to the public on November 25, 2022.

World of Illumination Opens Today in Salt Lake City with an All-New Holiday Light Show

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, is coming to Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City this holiday season. With this addition, the company adds its sixth location to its lineup of shows in the United States. Visitors to the Utah show will experience Arctic Adventure, an out-of-this-world holiday extravaganza.

A Threat Is Coming – Only He Can Stop It: Fantasy Writer Releases Thrilling Tale Of Heroes and Foes in ‘Beginning of Arrogance’

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A fantastical story set in a world where paladins are heroes and the champions of the gods finds itself in the shadow of a looming threat. Their only choice? To rely on the services of an uneducated, incapable and stubborn paladin named Krell, whose adventures we follow in the fantasy novel “Beginning of Arrogance” (ISBN: 978-0228868668; Tellwell) by Bryan Cole.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra’s December performance contemplates immigration, history

LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly forty percent of Americans can trace at least one ancestor to Ellis Island, and the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will present a work based on three actual stories of the famous islands that encompass the immigrant experience. “Island of Peoples” is free and open to the public, and will take place on: Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Planet Defense LLC and Cape Fox Corporation Partner to Develop a Groundbreaking Innovation Hub in Ketchikan, Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ‒- Planet Defense LLC announced today its close partnership with Cape Fox Corporation (CFC) to develop and manage a technology Innovation Hub in Ketchikan, Alaska, starting immediately. This new project – a Public-Private Partnership – will strengthen Ketchikan’s native community and local commercial businesses by providing them with emerging and smart technologies. This endeavor will particularly benefit the Alaska Native people living in the area.

Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

The World’s Largest Drive-Through Animated Light Show Opens Three Shows in the Valley

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, announced its lineup of new theme parks for the 2022 holiday season and headlining the list are three Arizona locations. World of Illumination is constructing its larger-than-life holiday light event in the parking area of Six Flags in Phoenix, and Tempe Diablo Stadium.

World of Illumination Returns to the Atlanta Metro Area for Third Consecutive Year of Holiday Magic

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, announced its lineup of new events for the 2022 holiday season and headlining the list is Marietta, Georgia. World of Illumination is constructing its larger-than-life holiday light show in the parking area of Six Flags White Water.

Golden State Pops Orchestra presents the 2022 Holiday Pops Spectacular!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Golden State Pops Orchestra rings in the holiday season with joyous music and high spirits on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, California. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale, with the “Holiday Pops Spectacular.”

‘My Spouse, My Friend’ – Educator and counselor writes from a faith perspective to give a crash course on marital relations

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alberta, Nov. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “My Spouse, My Friend” (ISBN: 978-0228842859) is a must-have book for couples, newlyweds, those long in love, and engaged. A crash course on married life by author Ingiete Oyama, the book is a guide to navigating questions about marriage and finding answers.

New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, “Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale” (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story – his own story – and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It’s scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.

A new book illuminating the real life impacts of depression and anxiety through an evocative fictional narrative

VANCOUVER, B.C., Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Paul G. Swingle’s new novel “Silhouette” (ISBN: 979-8545559596; released Aug., 2022) delivers a brilliant and deceptively simple story, giving us insight into the hearts of two lonely souls. They gaze at each other from a distance, dreaming of forming a bond. Will their fears, depression, and anxiety prevent them from connecting?

Grief Opens Path to Reconnection, Resilience in New Online Retreat Nov. 5-6

WEAVERVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grief, like the seasons, is part of the normal cycle of life, yet each person experiences it differently. Join grief guides Melody LeBaron and Dean Spillane-Walker for “Heart Broken Open: Grief as a Sacred Path to Reconnection and Resilience,” a new online retreat for the bereaved, on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, 2022. The event is presented by: Transforming Space, Self, and Loss; and by Living Resilience.

Church of Scientology Celebrates Latin Culture and Women’s Empowerment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The vibrant strains of Latin Music filled East Hollywood when the Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosted the Miss Hispanidad Festival. It was held during National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), set aside to honor the history, culture and contribution of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Miss Hispanidad Festival promotes women’s empowerment and celebrates the Latin culture of the Americas.

iMyPower Portable Power Station LP2000Q 2000W is launched with 2,109 Wh capacity and solar charging capability

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMyPower, a leading global provider of portable power stations, has just released the new 2022 product model – Portable Power Station LP2000Q. The device has a long-lasting LiFePO4 2,109 Wh battery that you can charge at up to 2,000 W via AC. The gadget has multiple ports, including AC outlets, USB-A and USB-C ports, plus wireless charging pads.

Beyond Benign Launches Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.

The Zonli Battery Operated Heated Blanket is a new way to keep warm on the go

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a cozy way to stay warm this winter? Say Goodbye to Old, Chunky, Inconvenient traditional heated blanket, say hi to Zonli’s battery powered heated blanket! perfect for snuggling up on the couch or staying toasty in bed. So why not treat yourself (or someone you love) to a little luxury this winter? With Zonli home’s heated blanket, you can enjoy the warmth without worrying about cords or batteries.

SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.