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Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

Five Tips to Turn Tourists into Investors – Economic Development and Marketing Experts Develop ‘Investment Tourism’ Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if your city could implement a strategy that would transform tourists into long-term investors? That is the concept behind “Investment Tourism,” a comprehensive Economic Development and Marketing platform developed by the award-winning principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Partners with SCI Mercer to Train Service Dogs for Veterans

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announces its latest partnership, with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mercer. As part of our new partnership, incarcerated veterans will train some of our future service dogs, beginning at approximately 5 months of age, all while earning college credit.

Real Change: Expanding Congress to Include a Citizens Assembly

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Assembly of 600 citizen-delegates is being established by NewUnity.Org and it is expected to eventually become a third-chamber of Congress via constitutional amendment, creating a tri-cameral legislature. The first session of the Assembly is scheduled to start in early 2020. Any U.S. citizen over the age of 18 can be a delegate to the Assembly, provided they satisfy some eligibility requirements.

Air Force Pilot and Trump National Security Council Advisor August Pfluger Announces Campaign for TX-11

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) announced his campaign to represent Texas’ 11th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. For nearly 20 years, Pfluger has served his country as an elite F-22 fighter pilot, a decorated Air Force officer, and most recently, as a key national security advisor to President Trump.

‘California Vaccine Fascism is Complete,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted, but not surprised, by the passage of SB266 and SB714, effectively ending medical exemptions for forced vaccination.

GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the force in 1982.

Arizona Department of Housing Congratulates the Recipients of the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona Department of Housing presented the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards at a recognition ceremony in Scottsdale on August 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Arizona Housing Forum; the premier industry event for housing and community development professionals in the state.

The Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Request for Co-Working Space Applications

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a request for applications from entrepreneurs interested in becoming members of “GROW,” a co-working space, managed by the nationally acclaimed team, Digital Grass Innovation and Technology. This innovation hub will provide a myriad of support systems to local business owners looking to accelerate their success via three membership levels.

Florida Distillers Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Support for Spirits Tax Cut Bill

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The St. Augustine Distillery joined two Florida distillers along with more than 150 craft distillers from around the country who gathered in Washington, D.C. from July 22 through July 24 for the distilled spirits industry’s 10th Annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA).

RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, “Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around” (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August 31, 2019.

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)

JaffaCares Safety Sunday @ Spring Creek Towers Aims to Break Social Barriers and Provide Invaluable Safety Content

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jack Jaffa & Associates is partnering with Spring Creek Towers Department of Public Safety, the NYPD’s 75th precinct, the FDNY Fire Prevention Bureau and prominent elected officials to bring safety awareness to the 15,000 residents of Starrett City on Sunday, August 4, 2019

First Priority Group Adds Rick Huskey as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First Priority Group, LLC (FPG), a diversified manufacturer, dealer, up-fitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles announced they are pleased to welcome Rick Huskey to its sales force as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia.

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.

Fun for Everyone at The Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore on August 11 2019

ARDMORE, Pa., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, August 11, thousands of spectators will come to Ardmore to cheer on amateur and professional cyclists at the third annual Main Line Bike Race from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. announced Narberth Ambulance. Cycling fanatics from across the region will descend upon downtown Ardmore to watch as some of the sport’s top athletes race through town.

XG Communities to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless and engineering services for carriers and municipalities across the United States, announce their agreement to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington.

Treadstone 71 Releases Cyber Intelligence and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap for Threat Analysts

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.

State Allocation Revives the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a meeting with state officials at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership (MassCEO) is pleased to announce it has secured $50,000 in state funding for its annual operating budget.

Major South Florida Development Prospect Located in Opportunity Zone – Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and its redevelopment agency have over 30 acres of land located in an Opportunity Zone out to bid seeking a Master Developer for an Innovation District in the downtown. The land is one of the last undeveloped areas in South Florida bordering the I-95 corridor with direct beach access. Deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is July 10, 2019.

Pompano Beach CRA Offers New Opportunity for Brokers to Find Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach CRA have opened a new opportunity for all real estate brokers in the municipality’s pursuit of a master developer for the City’s Downtown and Innovation District. A 2% commission is in play for the transformative project, one of the last of its kind in the South Florida market.

Pompano Beach Seeks Master Developer for Downtown and Innovation District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach CRA have issued a Request for Letters of Interest (RLI) for a Master Developer for the City’s Downtown and Innovation District. The South Florida municipality has undergone a tremendous transformation during the past few years, and the creation of a dense urban downtown is the next redevelopment goal.

Treadstone 71 Unveils New Cyber Intelligence Lifecycle Solution

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., June 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the availability of a new offering: Cyber Intelligence Lifecycle. The new module will enable teams to organize their cyber threat intelligence program, publish their strategic plans, build stakeholder models, establish collection plans, rate and verify data and sources, use structured techniques, and prepare for analytic writing peer reviews.

Deon D. Jenkins Announces Run for President on Platform of Reparations

VALLEJO, Calif., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deon D. Jenkins, also known as grass roots hip hop organizer Alpha Leo, announced today that he has filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) as a Democratic Presidential Candidate in California, for the 2020 election.

Energy Jobs Will Be Easier to Find for Virginians After Enactment of HB2008/SB1348

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy sector jobs will be easier to find following Governor Northam’s approval of HB2008 / SB1348 earlier this year. The legislation creates a 17th Energy Career Cluster in the state’s education system, says the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium. An Energy Career Cluster will introduce students to career opportunities in energy and focus their education on the jobs needed to meet the industry’s growing workforce needs.

The Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year’s 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.

RMA and CJF Marketing International Introduce ‘Investment Tourism’ Platform

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate Travel & Tourism Week and Economic Development Week coinciding in 2019, the principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International are introducing their new platform, “Investment Tourism.”

Governor Matt Bevin Signs Proclamation Declaring May Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, officially declared May 2019 as Lyme Disease awareness month all across the state. Patient advocate Christina Kovacs lead the charge to raise awareness for the disease after battling late stage Lyme disease herself. Kovacs worked with Bevin and his office to draft an official statewide Proclamation which was signed into effect this year.

Idaho Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Nez Perce and Shoshone counties, Idaho, have adopted its e-recording service. Idaho is now the 11th state to implement e-recording statewide using Simplifile.

Pennsylvania Goes ‘Live’ With EnergyCAP Energy Management Information Solution

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce that its EnergyCAP Enterprise software-based solution is now in full production use by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (CoPA). CoPA will rely on EnergyCAP to track, audit, and analyze more than 10,000 Commonwealth utility accounts, with an annual utility spend in excess of $125 million.

Military-Fasteners becomes AS9120 Rev B certified

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Military-Fasteners, Inc. (Milfas), a company based out of Ponte Vedra that distributes aerospace and mil-spec hardware received the AS9120 Rev B certification from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). The AS9120 Rev B certification is also known as. “Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors.”

100in1 Day: Gloversville set to be the first in the United States

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2019 is a pivotal year in the revitalization of Downtown Gloversville. To that end, the Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist office, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, and residents of Gloversville are embarking on a single day of community action called 100in1 Day: Gloversville to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Gloversville will be the first city in the United States to host a 100in1 Day event.

15th Annual Impact a Hero Race Registration is Open – 2019 Brings an Addition of a 10K Distance

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Registration for the 15th annual Impact a Hero 10K, 5k and Kids K, taking place on May 18, 2019, is open. New to 2019, a 10K distance is available for all runners, walkers and wheelchair participants.

Lansing Board of Water and Light Names Dog after Combat Veteran Mike Ronan

LANSING, Mich., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing Board of Water and Light held a fundraising event, the BWL IBEW Golf 4 Charity Tournament, and have raised the funds necessary to donate an individually trained service dog to a deserving recipient. As they held their event, they heard from Mike Ronan, a Marine Veteran who was paired with a Service Dog through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc..

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.

New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

ATLANTA, Ga., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

The City of Greenacres Accepts RMA’s Vision and Strategic Plan

GREENACRES, Fla., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Greenacres recently accepted a vision and strategic action plan created by the award-winning redevelopment firm, RMA. The city, located in the heart of Palm Beach County, has already begun prioritizing key elements of the plan for implementation to realize the vision and strategic goals.

Mayor Joe Hogsett Joins Indiana Contractors and Lawmakers to Stand Up to Tax Fraud at The Indiana Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 Indiana lawmakers, contractors and construction workers will gather at the Indiana Statehouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the north atrium to shine a spotlight on the alleged corrupt practices of illegitimate contractors who steal billions of dollars from our communities – money that should be spent on education, public safety and infrastructure, the Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters announced today.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Reintroduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat sudden, unexpected infant and child deaths.