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Groundbreaking New Book Transforms the Death Process for Terminally Ill, Families

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who are living with a terminal illness and the people who love them can now deeply transform their shared experience of the dying process, thanks to a new book released today by author Melody LeBaron, “Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying” (ISBN: 978-1733477123).

Spyine Releases Special iPhone Monitoring for Parents

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spyine, a well-established phone monitoring application, rolled out a new parental monitoring feature for its users recently. The iPhone Parental Monitoring feature helps track the iPhone activities and is expected to solve the biggest problem of parents.

Lifelong Writer and Survivor of Cancer and Abuse Shares Her Story In a Self-Help Book

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Through It All I’m Still Standing” (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.

FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King Honored as HousingWire 2020 Women of Influence

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) as a 2020 Woman of Influence. In its tenth year, the Women of Influence awards program honors 100 women who are “shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.”

Whiteflash Named 2020 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2020 Pinnacle Award -the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service.

When the Pandemic Stopped TV Production in NYC, a Camera-crane Company Started Shooting Iconic Classic Cars for Free

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The alluring beauty of classic automobiles is the subject of short videos by television camera-crane specialist Howard Heitner, launching as Classic Car Video.

Perigee Fund Invests in 2020 Mom, Executive Director Joins from Cigna

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.

‘Jump Start Your Vision’ Designed for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want More

HOUSTON, Texas, July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Serial Entrepreneur, Simone Adrianne, specializes in teaching women how to make an impact by turning obstacles into opportunities. Simone has created three six-figure brands: Overcoming Her, The Overcomer Club, and #TheLaunchPad since becoming an entrepreneur at the age of 23.

ONE WOMAN’S LIFE IN CARDS: Imagine Seeing All the Cards You’ve Ever Received in Your Lifetime Displayed in One Place

TOPEKA, Kan., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — That’s exactly what Linda M. of Topeka, Kansas has done with My Life in Cards. Linda M. celebrated her 59th birthday in 2020 and has been collecting her personal greeting cards since she was 8 years old.

Easyriders announces in honor of its 50th Anniversary the Classic Easyriders Complete Digital Magazine Collection in partnership with GIT Corp.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pepper Foster, CEO of Easyriders, the rock-n-ride brand, is excited to announce “Classic Easyriders Complete Digital Magazine Collection – 50th Anniversary Special” by GIT Corp. This massive library of the history of Easyriders features 554 digital magazines.

Your Chance to Own the Lasso of Truth! Rare Wonder Woman Comics and Iconic Movie Props Up for Auction

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wonder Woman, the most popular female superhero, continues her meteoric rise. Her much-anticipated movie sequel, “Wonder Woman 1984,” will be released in early fall. But before then, fans and collectors can score a piece of her magic, including original comic books and a one-of-a-kind movie prop, thanks to ComicConnect’s August Event Auction.

BeBe & Bella’s V-Bella Boric Acid + Probiotic Blend Vaginal Suppositories – The Vagina Dialogues: Let’s Talk about Vaginal Health

DECATUR, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Vagina Dialogues: Let’s Talk about Vaginal Health! BeBe & Bella, the probiotic skincare and supplement company, launches V-Bella, a unique new homeopathic suppository product for vaginal health.

MAGLITE Introduces New Backpack Line that Meets the MAGLITE Standard for Performance and Durability

ONTARIO, Calif., July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE is introducing a line of backpacks that meet the MAGLITE standard for performance and durability. The backpacks are “Manufactured in the U.S.A.” The backpacks are made to the same standards as those provided to active duty service members of the U.S. military.

Expat Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World in New Book

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. “Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You” (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.

Crawford Entertainment Announces an All New Season of ‘Flip My Florida Yard’ and They’re Looking for Yards to Flip

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crawford Entertainment, producers of the television series “Flip My Florida Yard” are currently searching for Florida homeowners and their family members to be on the show and have a portion of their yard replaced with a Florida-Friendly landscape.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.

Colorado Optometrists Announce 8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

DENVER, Colo., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A lot has changed for the summer of 2020, but the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado wants everyone to know that summer eye health is still important. Colorado’s sunlight is roughly 20% brighter than at sea level and is even more intense at the top of a mountain as there is less atmosphere at higher elevations to filter out UV rays.

Mobility Device Inventor Interviewed on Podcast, Radio and TV

TOWSON, Md., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, was interviewed recently on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast, where she shared her experience as a caregiver and how that led to the creation of the Ruby Slipper.

American Artist Mateo Blanco Creates a Portrayal of the American Flag Made from His Clothing

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As our country faces a pandemic and signs of a nation divided, the need for hope and happiness is greater than ever before. Renowned artist and proud American Mateo Blanco has seen these signs and is making a stand for unity through his art.

Significant Changes in Airline Pet Travel Options: Company Offers Safe Alternative

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.

Black Underrepresentation Worsens in Management, STEM Jobs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Black Lives Matter and other protests against racial discrimination, discussions have broadened to include underrepresentation of blacks in management positions in the workplace. The latest job index data shows black underrepresentation in management occupations has worsened over the past three years, Dr. Nathan Hardy finds.

COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June’s first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

AARP Maryland Seeks 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service Nominees

BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) —AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.

Pets and Fireworks – Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.

Free Augmented Reality (AR) Fireworks for July 4 from Anywhere

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Using the free TotalAR app on a smartphone or tablet, you can watch augmented reality fireworks from any location from 9 p.m. to midnight local time on July 4, HoloPundits announced today. The fireworks display will run 12 minutes and will feature patriotic virtual fireworks and music.

New Rug Website Makes Finding a Specific Rug Size a Breeze

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a common problem for consumers – finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to find what they’re looking for.

Med spa adds medically supervised weight loss to its list of services in Kentucky

CRESTWOOD, Ky., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky is branching out beyond its usual cosmetic treatments to incorporate a new program geared toward weight loss and weight management. Vibrant Med Spa recently announced the addition of its new Wellness Through Weight Management Program to aid clients in reaching their weight loss goals.

New Book, ‘Tenacity’ is a Story of Courage and Resilience in the Face of Adversities

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veena Sharma is an Indo-Fijian author, who has released her memoir “Tenacity” (ISBN: 978-1643883861). It is a story of risk, courage, and determination. Ultimately, it’s a story of the human spirit’s triumph over fear. Born into poverty, uprooted from her homeland, forced to marry a stranger, subjected to physical and emotional abuse.

Six PBS Stations Join A National Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative “Move to Include” initiative into five additional communities.

Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men’s health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men’s health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Tech Company HoloPundits Offers Free Augmented Reality Fireworks for July 4

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.

Michael Jackson Tells His Own Story in Interactive Audio Book Filled with Intimate Voicemail Recordings

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson’s former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. “Michael Jackson: The Real Story” (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.

Customizable Kids’ Routine Charts Help Fill a Needed Niche

AURORA, Colo., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marie Green, founder Inspired Prose Printables, saw a need and filled it. She used her graphic design skills to create a business that helps busy parents wrangle schedules through simple drag and drop features that are actually fun for kids to follow.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Collaborative Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix in Compostable Packaging

EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.

How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action!

African-American Mother and Daughter Team Develop Solutions in New Cosmetic Lines

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur Raquel Riley Thomas and her 14-year-old daughter Maria Raquel Thomas have both started cosmetic lines to bring solutions to problems women and girls have. Raquel, an Army Veteran and former Pageant Queen, is the founder of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.

Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.

Black-Owned Private Equity Firm Offers Zero-Percent Interest Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by COVID-19, Civil Unrest

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.