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RMA Wins First Place Communication Awards

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) employees won multiple awards at the recent Florida Festivals and Events Association event, securing two first place prizes in categories related to communications. RMA was recognized with top honors for their PR/Media Campaign for the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration and for their Community Engagement Program for Pompano Beach’s Neighborhood Ambassadors.

XG Communities congratulates La Habra Heights on their 40th anniversary and our new partnership to address growing wireless technology demands

LA HABRA HEIGHTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Habra Heights is celebrating the 40th anniversary. XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and wireless management services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement with the City of La Habra Heights to manage wireless coverage solutions and prepare the City for small cell applications.

Congresswoman Grace Napolitano Honors Gordon Brush Mfg. Co.

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-32) presented a Certificate of Congressional Recognition to Gordon Brush President and CEO, Ken Rakusin at a ceremony at the Company’s 183,000 square foot manufacturing complex on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Treadstone 71 Offers New Support and Certification Model for Building Intelligence Programs

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today a revolutionary new model for building cyber intelligence programs while certifying staff. The Cyber Intelligence 12-Month Online Subscription Program guides organizations in their intelligence program build through online lectures, demonstrations, and templates covering the intelligence lifecycle and beyond.

The Punjabi American Heritage Society announces the passing of resolution ACR 267 to declare month of November as Sikh Appreciation and Awareness month in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Assembly members gave a standing ovation and warm welcome to Sikh American guests at the California State Assembly (August 21, 2018), says The Punjabi American Heritage Society. The Assembly unanimously passed resolution ACR 267 declaring the month of November as Sikh Appreciation and Awareness Month.

City of Whittier votes to establish a new path to 5G using small cell infrastructure

WHITTIER, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and wireless management services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement with the City of Whittier, preparing the City for small cell applications.

Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

Investigation Launched into ‘Sustainability’ of Controversial Logging Plans

PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) today announced that the growing controversy over Humboldt Redwood Co.’s (HRC’s) plans to log virgin forests at Rainbow Ridge stepped up a notch when auditors for the highly regarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced they will be reviewing the “sustainable” certification associated with two of the company’s key logging plans.

iFOS Managing Consultants Awarded Multi-Year Financial Review Management and Resolution Program Blanket Purchase (BPA) Agreement

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide Financial Review Management and Resolution Professional Services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Agency.

Carpe Diem Technologies Receives Grant for Nanoimprinted Lithography (NIL) Next-generation Tech

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. is the recipient of $2.1 of $7 million in new Advanced Manufacturing Awards (M2I2) announced by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker on July 12, 2018.

The City of Fresno and XG Communities announce 100 site small cell 4.9G / 5G deployment

FRESNO, Calif., July 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, XG Communities, LLC announced the first of over 100 new 4.9G / 5G small cell sites utilizing city-owned infrastructure in the City of Fresno. The network, which is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2018, will cover over half of the City with the latest wireless technology. This places Fresno as a clear market leader among the first cities nationwide to commence the roll-out of advanced small cell networks.

Simplifile Signs 1800th County to Its E-recording Network, Platform Now Utilized by More Than Half of U.S. Recording Jurisdictions

PROVO, Utah, July 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Clallam County, Wash., is the 1800th jurisdiction to join Simplifile’s e-recording network. With this addition, more than 50 percent of recording jurisdictions nationwide are now using Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

Rural South-Central Iowa Sees Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural organizations throughout south-central Iowa, specifically, the city of Osceola and Clarke County Iowa look to their development corporation, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), for grants and other assistance to add value and benefits to the communities they serve.

First Annual Regional Missing Children Awareness Day – Saturday, August 4, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, August 4, 2018, all around the Washington D.C. metropolitan region, local law enforcement will gather along with Not a Runaway, NCMEC, families of other missing children and related vendors and sponsors in a collaborative effort to host the first region-wide Jholie Moussa REMEMBER… Missing Children’s Awareness Event.

RMA to Guide Economic Redevelopment for City of Hallandale Beach

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) has been selected by the City of Hallandale Beach and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to create a new vision plan for the City and to update the CRA plan in order to stimulate economic development activities, attract investment and spur redevelopment/revitalization.

RMA Positions Downtown North Miami for Revitalization with ‘To NoMi is to Love Me’ Marketing Campaign

NORTH MIAMI, Fla., June 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) has announced that the “To NoMi is to Love Me” marketing and branding campaign for the North Miami Downtown District will be revealed during Jazz at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Meigs County Public Library upgrades to LED lighting through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Meigs County District Public Library system has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LEDs for an expected savings of more than $6,500 annually.

Simplifile’s E-recording Platform Utilized by Recording Districts Representing More Than 80-percent of the U.S. Population

PROVO, Utah, June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions located in 16 states throughout the Midwestern, Southwestern, and Western United States have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network.

Optical Zonu, Sayres, and Cogitari Link Up to Bring Cutting-Edge RF over Fiber Solutions to the Defense Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optical Zonu Corp (“OZC”), a major manufacturer of analog and digital fiber optic solutions, is pleased to announce a new RF over Fiber solutions partnership with Sayres & Associates and Cogitari.

City of Vandalia expects to save $12,000 annually by upgrading lighting in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vandalia is taking steps to improve energy efficiency-and reduce its utility bills by an anticipated $12,000 a year-by upgrading its lighting systems in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

New Sandy Springs town hall underground garage opens equipped with an Intelligent Parking Solution from Parking Sense

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parking Sense installed their Intelligent Parking Solution to service residents, employees, and visitors in Sandy Springs. “City Springs” celebrated its grand opening as the new City Hall for Sandy Springs on May 7, 2018. City Springs is an innovative mixed-use project at the heart of the community.

MAGLITE Joins Patriotic Americans and Organizations as Sponsor of The American Veterans Center and National Memorial Day Parade

ONTARIO, Calif., May 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument, Inc., (MAG) has entered into a sponsorship agreement with The American Veterans Center and National Memorial Day Parade to provide resources for the organization and its programs. Among these efforts MAG will assist veterans to attend and be honored at the annual event.

Smart Cities Prevail Launches Multi-State Campaign On Prevailing Wage Laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Cities Prevail today released a series of new TV advertisements on prevailing wage laws, part of a multi-state public information campaign launching in California and New Mexico. “Rebuilding America” highlights the important role that prevailing wage laws play in promoting local hiring and higher quality workmanship on schools, roads and other public projects.

NotaryCam Honors U.S. Military Veterans and Service Members with Complimentary Notarizations During Memorial Day Holiday

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, Inc. today announced the return of its annual “Help a Hero” initiative. This Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, 2018, NotaryCam will honor those who have served by offering no-cost online notarization sessions to United States military veterans and service members.

City of La Verne votes 5-0 to establish a new path to 5G using small cell infrastructure

LA VERNE, Calif., May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of La Verne, California.

Commitment to Excellence: Union Institute & University salutes law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is proud to salute law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week, May 13 – 19, 2018 and honored to celebrate its commitment to educating the law enforcement community with a rigorous and research based Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management.

City of Villa Park votes 5-0, joining 20+ California cities to help standardize and expedite small cell deployment

VILLA PARK, Calif., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of Villa Park, California.

New Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, But Critics Ignore the Study They Once Welcomed

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A study led by researchers at the federal government’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.

California Moves to Kill Free Speech and Health, says Wellness Activist Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is issuing a dire warning against SB 1424, designed to create a medical thought police in California.

Republican Candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F Says Democrats Insert RINO Republican into Race

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitchell T. Tracy, Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F is fed up. He says that Tisha Black, a Harry Reid Democrat, is running on the Republican Party ticket, but she’s a ‘never Trump Republican’ who is going up against him, an authentic pro Trump, Reagan conservative.

City of La Puente votes 5-0, joining 20+ California cities to help standardize and expedite small cell deployment

LA PUENTE, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of La Puente, California.

The City of Portland is anxious to bring additional cellular coverage to their citizens – RFP awarded to XG Communities

PORTLAND, Ore., April 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities, a premier provider of wireless marketing plans and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, has been awarded an exclusive wireless marketing agreement with the City of Portland.

First small cells come to life in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March, 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of Sacramento announced that multiple carriers have received permit approvals to build small cells in downtown Sacramento. Mobilitie began construction immediately and already has sites on air. Sacramento’s model invites carriers and connectivity providers to enhance wireless coverage and capacity for the citizens of Sacramento by leveraging city-owned assets.

Entertainment Line-Up: Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.

RMA’s Kevin Crowder on What Cities Need to Know Before They Seek a P3

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kevin Crowder was in great demand at the recent Florida Council for Public Private Partnership (P3) conference in Orlando. As the Economic Development Director for RMA – Redevelopment Management Associates he has successfully guided many cities through the complicated P3 process. During the conference, he shared how cities can avoid some of the biggest P3 pitfalls and emulate the most successful P3 projects.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister on How City Leaders Must Plan for Smart Growth Trends

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, recently spoke at the Smart Growth Partnership event in Fort Lauderdale addressing the best ways for city leaders to stay ahead of the trends that are affecting the global economy. The redevelopment expert and author of “Reinventing Your City” stressed the importance of concentrating on the changing retail environment and the growth of smart cities.

Simplifile Approved by Arkansas Secretary of State as E-Notary Vendor

PROVO, Utah, March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been approved by the Arkansas Secretary of State as an electronic notary (e-notary) service provider. As a result, Simplifile users in the 23 Arkansas recording jurisdictions in Simplifile’s e-recording network will now have the ability to electronically notarize documents, thus streamlining their processes and allowing them to keep as much of the real estate transaction electronic as possible.

Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, U.S. Army, Retired to be keynote speaker at the 2018 Bark-A-Que

NAPLES, Fla., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce that Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, United States Army, retired will be the keynote speaker at our Bark-A-Que fundraising event, being held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at N. Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida.

Tipp Pride Begins Engagement with Bruns General Contracting on their $4.9M Stadium Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During the latter portion of December, the Tipp City School Board and the Tipp Pride Association identified Bruns General Contracting as their choice for a general contractor for the new community stadium. The Tipp Pride Association initially estimated the stadium construction costs at $6.5M, however, after initial design choices and further examination using a process known as value engineering, Bruns now believes this funding number to be $4.9M.

In Michigan, a Battle between Veteran Asbestos Cancer Victims and the Asbestos Industry

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two weeks ago a bill HB 5456 titled Asbestos Claim Transparency, drafted by the National Chamber of Commerce and Asbestos companies was pushed into Michigan with promises of campaign donations, says Goldberg, Persky & White P.C. Today, Michigan’s Commanders Group (Congressionally Chartered Veterans Organizations) filed their resolution in opposition to the bill.