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


Car Seat Cover Becomes Key Part of Continuum of Care

TOWSON, Md., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, explains that this seemingly-simple product-essentially, two pieces of slippery fabric-has proven to be a key part of a continuum of care for seniors with limited mobility and for persons recovering from injury or surgery.

BG Locksmith LLC Offers 24-Hour Response Fully Equipped Mobile Workshops

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Nov. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BG Locksmith LLC today announced 24-hour Bowling Green KY automotive, residential and commercial emergency Locksmith services. BG locksmith is a highly experienced and trained professional team dedicated to providing locksmith services throughout the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

Aussie CEO Damon Tindall Launches Ambitious Post-Election Black Education Plan for African-Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats’ victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support.

Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Growing List of Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to Their HMO Population

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.

South Florida Entertainers Launch Live Santa Calls: Offering Personalized Virtual Visits with Santa Claus

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Acclaimed entertainers Michael Walters and Joe Zimmer have announced the launch of Live Santa Calls at LiveSantaCalls.com. This virtual video visit with Santa allows family members to personalize their child’s holiday experience and add festive options including a cameo from Mrs. Claus, a story-time segment and even a video Christmas Card.

Beauty Exec Maggie Ciafardini Joins Solésence Beauty Science to Show the Future of Sun Care Is the Future of Beauty

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solésence Beauty Science, a skin care and cosmetics product manufacturer at the forefront of mineral-based environmental protection technology, has welcomed leading beauty executive Maggie Ciafardini as Managing Director of Business Development for their beauty category.

Virginia Preschool Educator Offers Free Curriculum for Parents Amid Pandemic Woes

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The best teachers truly care about their students’ lives both inside and outside the classroom, and Denise Shields of Creative Kids Preschool — and now also Creative Kids Virtual Preschool — is proving that by her actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the school.

Tennessee Pediatrician Releases Q and A Format Book for New Parents

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Big Book of ‘Why’ for Parents” (ISBN: 978-1510758162) authored by Clifford Dale James, III, MD, a board-certified Tennessee pediatrician, and published by Skyhorse Publishing, is an ideal resource for any new parent. It’s filled with 75 tips and tricks to help new parents feel confident that they’re doing the right thing.

Bounce Box, a New System to Combat Stress in Young Kids, Earns Mom’s Choice Award

DUXBURY, Mass., Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mom’s Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

CortoCircuito Virtual Cinema Presents Short Films from Spain, Latin America, The Colombian Pacific and Latinos from the US Under the Theme of Empathy – In the Place of The Other

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CALI, Columbia, Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 17th edition of CortoCircuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali open their virtual screening room CortoCircuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.

Stitchin’ Heaven Announces New Line of Quilting Getaways Beginning in 2021

QUITMAN, Texas, Nov. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stitchin’ Heaven announces Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises, five luxury quilting getaways in cities around the United States. Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises are the most recent addition to Stitchin’ Heaven Travel’s line of quilting-focused vacation packages.

DC Centre & Partners Giving Away $30,000 Wedding

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DC Centre Banquet Facility today is opening up entry submissions to give away an estimated $30,000 wedding. This wedding giveaway, called the Free ‘I Do’ Contest and sponsored by Dinner4Two, is their way of giving back to their community after a difficult 2020. Anyone who has been affected by COVID-19 and is wanting to get married is encouraged to enter.

Controversial Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of “Hambone Says,” the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

Happy Halloween L.A.: Trick or Treating 2020 Style

PICO RIVERA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you think that Halloween festivities were out of the question this year due to the pandemic? Families can gather for Happy Halloween L.A., the largest, most immersive, drive-through event in Southern California. Along with the generous sponsorship of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and Vans Shoes, among others, it is the first joint venture of Life Changing Charities, a 502(c)(3) non-profit organization, and PartyWorks Interactive.

Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, “Lead Don’t Manage” (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.

Troy Gathers Publishes His New Book ‘African World History’ Amid America’s Racial Divide

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his newly released book “African World History” (ISBN: 979-8669353353) author Troy Gathers seeks to bring a calm to America’s storm. According to Troy Gathers of BE YOU PUBLISHING, the year 2020 will forever leave a permanent blemish in our lives. Not only are we still in the middle of a global pandemic, but we are approaching one of the most controversial Presidential Elections in modern times.

Right at Home Boston and North Receive Top Home Care Awards in 2020

SALEM, Mass., Oct. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this year, Rosaleen Doherty & Jay Kenney, co-owners of Right at Home Boston and North based in Salem, Massachusetts, were honored by the Right at Home national organization with the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award. With over 400 offices under the Right at Home system each year, the Boston and North franchise was recognized as the top revenue-producing Right at Home among the US for owners with multiple units.

Consumer Advocates for RFCE Reform (CARR) to Cease Operations October 31

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RFCE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) Reform (CARR), a San Diego-based nonprofit, announces it is closing its doors effective October 31, 2020. Founded in 2009, CARR has been California’s only consumer advocacy organization focused exclusively on residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), working to improve the aging experience through advocacy and education.

Tickets on Sale Now for World of Illumination’s ‘Socially Safe’ Theme Parks

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the world’s largest animated drive-through light show, has released tickets for the 2020 holiday season. The company’s theme parks are located in Tempe and Glendale, Arizona, along with a brand new location in Marietta, Georgia on the grounds of Six Flags White Water.

Colorado Doctors of Optometry Announce Public Health Initiative to Keep Eye Emergencies Out of Emergency Rooms This Winter

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched an October awareness initiative to educate Coloradans on Eye Emergencies: Where to Go and What to Do.

Seattle Design Week Returns for its 47th Year Offering a Week of Virtual Programming Bringing Together the Pacific Northwest Design Community

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seattle Design Center, the Pacific Northwest’s only designer showroom, will host “Design Week” – a virtual celebration of design, bringing together designers across the PNW, running from October 26 – 29, 2020. For the first time in SDC’s history, the fall market moves from a one-day in-person experience to a full-week.

Bella Zuniga and Luiz Gohara Announce the Birth of Their Baby Girl

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colombian model, Bella Zuniga, and her partner, Luiz Gohara, a Brazilian baseball player, are excited to announce the birth of their healthy baby girl, Emilia. She was born in Arizona on July 23 and is the couple’s first child together. The name, Emilia, was chosen by the couple to honor Zuniga’s grandmother.

AARP Maryland Honors Volunteerism and Commitment to Community Service including 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented this afternoon before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.

Mocha Media Inc. Launches its New Publishing Division with the Announcement of EAT TO LIVE: A POST PANDEMIC LIFESTYLE by Four Time New York Times Best Seller Russell Simmons

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mocha Media Inc. launches its Publishing Division with the announcement of the upcoming book “Eat to Live: A Post Pandemic Lifestyle” (Mocha Media Inc., Hardcover: On Sale: December 22, 2020; $29.99; ISBN: 978-0999158456) by four Time New York Times Best Selling Author, Russell Simmons.

A Little-known WWI Anniversary Celebrates America’s Humanitarian Roots

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Oct. 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food-relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author “Yanks behind the Lines: How the Commission for Relief in Belgium Saved Millions from Starvation during World War I” (ISBN 978-1538141649; Rowman & Littlefield).

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.

Iconic Valley Store Holds Grand Reopening – Phoenix Lamps Shows Off New Look

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Lamps invites the public and press to its grand reopening on Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the store’s Phoenix location at 2225 E. Indian School Road.

Schnepf Farms Ushers in the Holidays with Two Family-Friendly Events

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The season for festivities is officially here, as Schnepf Farms welcomes back its Pumpkin and Chili Party, while simultaneously preparing for its holiday event, Christmas at Schnepf Farms.

Massachusetts Blanket Manufacturer Creates Warm Message of Hope and Faith During Pandemic

FALL RIVER, Mass., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world is calling out for comfort and NorthEast Fleece is working to answer that call. As a textile industry leader, the company recently created two new blanket designs – one featuring “Hope” and the other “Faith” – as part of its “Fleece for Peace” charitable giving program.

Five Star Reviews for Real Life Ghostbuster’s First Fiction Foray

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nifni Press, a Paraphrase, LLC imprint, released “Near Death (A Raney/Daye Investigation Book 1)” (ISBN: 978-1953566003), a paranormal mystery introducing a new team of investigators that has already garnered several 5-star reviews from ReadersFavorite.com and been lauded by noted mediums for its refreshingly real portrayal of the paranormal.

Folklore Urbano NYC launches ‘Black is Beautiful’ – the first single off its new album ‘El Barrio Project-SALSA’

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During this time of confinement, while much of the artistic community has been greatly impacted, the cultural institution Folklore Urbano NYC has made great strides in crystallizing its mission to create universal and inclusive music and bring joy through the power of the arts.

DAPA Products Shares Tips for Homeowners to Protect Their Home From Winter Pests

JASPER, Ala., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAPA Products, a window and door components manufacturer, provides winning ideas on how to keep winter pests out of a home. Most people consider summer to be the prime pest season. That’s true, but this doesn’t mean that there are no pests in the winter.

A Major Part of James Dean’s Porsche 550 Spyder Surfaces

OAKDALE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixty-five years after the infamous crash, a major component of the James Dean Porsche 550 Spyder has surfaced. Found in rural Massachusetts, the original and complete transaxle assembly will see the light of day after being stored in a wooden crate and hidden from public view for over 30 years. Porsche collector Don Ahearn unveils this discovery from the car that many Porsche enthusiasts consider to be the most famous of the marque.

The World’s Largest Animated Holiday Light Show Is Back for 2020

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, is breaking ground this week on two brand new Phoenix-area theme parks, each with its own unique theme. Arctic Adventure is being built at Tempe Diablo Stadium, while Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale will be home to Rockin’ Christmas.

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.