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Page 7 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Private Equity Firm CEO Co-Hosted SXSW Wealth Diversity Panels, Announces Launch of Black Angel Investors Initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.

Yogi Law Launches Black Yogis Matter to Amplify Voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Color

HOUSTON, Texas, March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yogi Law is proud to announce the launch of Black Yogis Matter, an online platform created to amplify the voices of black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) yoga and wellness professionals and help them succeed.

Texas Country singer Taylor Dee dies after car crash – Dee, 33, considered to be a superstar in the making

EULESS, Texas, March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Dee, a beloved Texas country-western singer considered by peers to be skyrocketing toward stardom, died Sunday night (3-14-2021) after she was injured in a Euless car accident, the Texas Newsroom announced this week.

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Still Accepting 2021 Applications

BALTIMORE, Md., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.

Friendship Village Columbus Transitions to New Name: Westerwood

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Westerwood (formerly Friendship Village Columbus) is launching its new brand this week. While the name will change, the commitment to excellence for their Senior Living community will continue with the same great top-rated team, same non-profit status, and the same friendly residents.

The Splash of the Season: Introducing the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Complete Digital Collection

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GIT Corp. is excited to announce the release of the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit Issue Complete Digital Collection 1964-2020. This digital collection features all 57 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit Issues, published since 1964.

Eyeglass Wearers Finally Seeing Clearly with a Face Mask

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a long year, we’re seeing light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, but face coverings will remain the new norm. The No Fog Cloth™ from EyeFi LLC eliminates the common inconvenience of foggy glasses that interferes with productivity at work, especially for healthcare professionals who are forced to wear goggles and face shields all day while wearing a mask.

‘Ancient Black Civilizations Matter’ – Brand New Book, Explores Black Lives in Classical Civilizations and Embraces the Healing Power of History

SHELBURNE, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Procopius Canning, historian and creator of the scholarly award-winning web sites Timeline: Ancient Rome, and Gladiator: The Real Story, announces the publication of “ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!” (ISBN: 979-8696570037), a deeply researched popular survey history of Blacks and Black culture in the ancient classical world.

Launch Pad Publishing Releases Self-Care Book For Parents with High Needs Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it’s the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our “sacrificial mom” culture. “Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child” follows author Natalie Brobin’s journey.

Tickets and sponsorships available for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Virtual Events

FORT MYERS, Fla., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida (PPSWCF) is excited to announce highly anticipated speakers for its large-scale virtual fundraising series – “The Naked Truth.” The series of events begins in March with a variety of Revealing Conversations and culminates with a virtual gala on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi-Media Publishing Company, Launches the Second Season of the ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mocha Media, a Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the “Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK” in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

Recovery Expert Slash Coleman To Discuss New Laughter Yoga Addiction Treatment in Webinar to Help Participants Sustain Long-term Sobriety

RICHMOND, Va., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned author and US Laughter Ambassador Slash Coleman announced today that he will offer a webinar on a new form of addiction treatment entitled “Redefining Addiction and Recovery Through Laughter Yoga.”

Kids Read Now continues literacy partnership with schools, eliminating the summer slide for Michigan students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

Midwives for an Equitable and Sustainable Future: ACNM Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.

California Woman Survives Acid Attack and Works to Raise Awareness

PASADENA, Calif., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olga Kambod, a Pasadena, California resident, was the victim of a brutal acid attack which scarred the right side of Her face. And while she may have been the victim in the incident, her attitude is far from someone who’s giving in to her attacker.

Boomer Brains Declining Faster Than Earlier Generations, Despite Higher Wealth, Education

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life – but with a quickly declining brain – is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.

Influencer-Driven Beauty and Wellness Brand Everra Reaches Milestone of 13,000 Brand Influencers and Successfully Launches Two New Global Markets

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Within its first year of selling, beauty and wellness brand Everra has collaborated with more than 13,000 Influencers from across the United States, Canada, and the U.K. At the beginning of February, Everra successfully expanded its Influencer platform to both Australia and New Zealand.

Twenty-Nine States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.

TimeoutIQ App Allows Parents to Remotely Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Helps them Learn Something Too

TORONTO, Ontario, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids’ screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it’s their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.

Cincinnati Company Develops Ground-Breaking Steam Technology for Sanitizing Amid Pandemic

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayzi Corporation has developed steam technology needed to quickly fight the spread of viruses like COVID-19 as well as bacteria, fungi, bed bugs and biofilms. They manufacture antimicrobial steam devices that will very quickly eliminate microbes, bugs and also provide a quick way to clean dust and grease. The machines use just water and no chemicals.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Warns Consumers Against Unlicensed Remediation Efforts Amid Disaster Cleanup

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2021, Texas Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration following the severe winter storm that caused damage statewide. Mold Inspection Sciences Texas recommends that consumers pay close attention to this announcement as it allows out-of-state and unlicensed mold assessment and remediation contractors to obtain temporary registration and to perform mold remediation and material removal on storm-damaged properties.

Stand with Georgia Virtual March Will Launch Black Youth Vote Georgia Campaign to Fight Biased Voter Suppression Laws and Promote John Lewis VRAA

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Youth Vote Georgia (BYV GA) will host the intergenerational Stand With Georgia Virtual March to launch “Don’t Bother My Ballot,” a youth-led campaign to fight oppressive voter suppression laws recently introduced by Georgia legislators and to promote the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.

Kids Read Now celebrates partnerships with hometown heroes, delivering books to Ohio students

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

Monument to an African American Patriot Drummer? You Bet!

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Georgia American Revolution Preservation Alliance, if one battlefield archaeologist had his way, the first monument placed on the newly preserved Battle of Beaufort, SC site would not be to the two signers of the Declaration of Independence who also fought there.

Fortin Ironworks Reflects on 75 Years Serving Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For most the American Dream begins with an idea. For Fortin Ironworks, that idea began with a truck, a small shed and a man with a passion for welding. Today, 75 years later, it’s reflecting on that humble beginning.

California Black Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Minority Contractors / Northern California Chapter Partner to Build Advocacy for M/WBE Construction Trades

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new year is off to an industrious start with Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), announcing a statewide partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors, Northern California (NAMCNC), under the direction of its Northern California Chapter President, Pete Varma.

‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ New Docuseries Released by the Gund Gallery to Celebrate Black History Month

GAMBIER, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries “Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle.”

Over 200 dogs from China saved from slaughterhouses, meat-trade, abuse, and neglect will soon arrive in the United States on their way to forever homes

VASS, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from China and adopting them into homes in the U.S. and Canada, is calling on the public to help them save over 200 additional dogs.

Debut author, Barbara Lane, launches ‘Fictitious Truths’ – a podcast to increase the awareness of child abuse and neglect

WINCHESTER, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A captivating storyteller, Barbara Lane, hosts a new Podcast where she uses her powerful writing and storytelling skills to share Lucy’s Story, a chronical in which she casts a five-year-old fictional character as the voice of the children she represents – a compilation of the true-life events experienced by the abused and neglected children the author has worked with over the course of her career.

South Bay Comes Together to Show Support for the Local Healthcare Community on Valentine’s Day

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While everyone continues to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers continue to bear the brunt of it, local businesses are struggling, and people are unsure of how to help. As founder of the popular South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a Los Angeles area community platform for parents and family-friendly local businesses, Laura Stotland was inspired to launch Project South Bay Heroes to help direct well wishes into action in the South Bay community.

Beatles Historical Artifact from The Ed Sullivan Show Hits the Music Collectibles Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music collectors take note. Fifty-seven years ago, on February 9, 1964, The Beatles made history with their first live American television appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It had one of the largest viewing audiences ever, changed the course of music and influenced generations to follow. Today, Rockaway Records is proud to present a rare, one-of-a-kind artifact from that historic debut – a fully-signed piece of that stage’s backdrop.

Artisanal Self-Care Subscription Box Brand Little Slacks Announces Valentine’s Day Giveaway

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Little Slacks, the artisanal wellness subscription box brand, announced today a giveaway of one of their self-care subscription boxes to one lucky winner for Valentine’s Day. The winner of the giveaway will be announced on Sunday, February 28th, via Instagram, by the end of the day.

Book Release: ‘Say Their Names, 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Campaign Justice announced today that Black History Month is not only a time of recognizing the accomplishments of African-Americans, but is also a time to brighten the spotlight on systemic racism within law enforcement. “Say Their Names: 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement” (ISBN: 979-8570456860) is a newly released reference book which documents the stories of a few who have lost their lives during a brush with police.

Tumelo Skin Care Introduces So Sensitive! Body Lotion

REDMOND, Ore., Feb. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lampella International, LLC, a skin care company, is launching its So Sensitive! Body Lotion, the first in a range of premium specialty body care products. Tumelo’s vegan products are free of parabens, petroleum, GMOs, soy, and gluten.

Remote Control Grapplesaw Crane Lease Model Innovator, Justin Hartmann (Canary Tree), Partners with Tree Leads Today

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Dowd, owner of tree lead marketing company Tree Leads Today, announced his new partnership with Justin Hartmann of Canary Tree. As soon as Don Dowd saw Justin Hartmann’s short-term grapplesaw crane leasing model, he knew it was the perfect solution for his clients who struggle to keep pace with their backlog of work.

Goddess In Secret Launches Anti-Aging Secret Ethereal Beauty Elixir for Women

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Goddess In Secret, a new luxury women’s beauty brand focused on helping women retain their youthful beauty, has announced the launch of its anti-aging skincare product, Secret Ethereal Beauty Elixir. The product is packed with 24 organic oils, absolutes, and extracts that synergistically work together to improve and enhance the look of more youthful, radiant skin.

Beach Cities Health District teams with South Bay Mommies and Daddies to Support Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Parents’ Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children,” presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.

Fig Linens and Home Updates Website to Better Serve Houseware and Home Design Shoppers

WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fig Linens and Home, a bedding and linens shop in Westport, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that they have recently updated their website. This was to ensure that the website is up-to-date, can easily be navigated, and is mobile responsive. The company offers bedding, linens, and home furnishings to purchase online throughout the United States.

Join Top Speakers and Industry Leaders Virtually at The National Forum for Black Public Administrators’ Winter Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), an organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments, will feature an impressive roster of keynotes, presenters and panels for their virtual Winter Summit Building Blocks for a Better Future, February 24-26, 2021.