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FormFree partners with Teo to modernize customer acquisition for mortgage lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced a strategic partnership with Teo, a lead generation platform and AI assistant that helps mortgage lenders close more loans faster. Teo will leverage FormFree’s market-leading Passport verification service to help assess the quality of incoming prospects.

Treadstone 71 Releases Comprehensive Knowledgebase for Cyber and Threat Intelligence: CyberIntellipedia

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the highly focused and standards-driven cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the beta release of CyberIntellipedia. The extremely detailed, expansive wiki includes knowledge gained over years of cyber and threat intelligence program builds, targeted adversary research, and intelligence community-driven cyber intelligence training courses.

Garden City Plumbing and Heating Adds Drain Service Capabilities

MISSOULA, Mont., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garden City Plumbing & Heating today announces their entrance into the drain services business. The addition of a drain service department enables Garden City to expand to their current list of available plumbing services. For years, Garden City referred drain related calls to other local companies. Now, they have the ability to take care of and handle all drain related issues.

New Press Publishes Picture Book About Boston’s History

WEYMOUTH, Mass., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “It Happened In Boston” (ISBN: 978-1733084703), a new children’s board book introducing the history of Boston to young readers, is also the first in a series by Weymouth-based Great Pond Press, a publisher of books specifically created to interest children in history from a very young age.

VermontWeddings.com Celebrates New Ownership

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weddings are a celebration of change, and today VermontWeddings.com, Vermont’s leading online wedding planning resource, celebrates a change in ownership from Lorin Holmes to Tricia Cunniff.

Just Like Me: Natalie Gonchar’s Book Improves Diversity in Children’s Media

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is not a secret that young kids are very impressionable, and what they see on children’s media will most likely make a big impact on how they will see and act out in the world, says author Natalie Gonchar. On October 24, Natalie’s book, “Mr. Gringle’s Magical Wheelchair” (ISBN: 978-1612543154), was released, and it is now on the shelves at Barnes & Noble stores across the U.S.

Aaron Ozee Navigates Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Through Chernobyl

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), has partnered with popularized international tourism organization, Young Pioneer Tours, bringing a printed copy of his charming narrative along with them during their expedition into the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Susan Tewhill of EPIC named Practice Leader of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Susan Tewhill will be leading the Edgewood Healthcare Advisors practice. Susan and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the healthcare industry with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Sokal Hires Alex Bryant to Head Up Business Development and OEM Relationships

RALIEGH, N.C., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service automobile advertising agency, is pleased to welcome Alex Bryant to their team. Alex is the new director of Dealer Acquisition and OEM relationships at Sokal. He will oversee business development as well as lead the charge in OEM partnerships.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014. (VIDEO)

Debra Johnston Offers an Atlanta Luxury Estate Recognized as Exceptional and Extraordinary on a National Level

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a one-of-a-kind estate in Atlanta offered for $7.95 Million. This peaceful, private, and exceptionally rare oasis sets the new high standard in living and luxurious entertaining in the affluent Buckhead enclave.

Restaurant Veteran Launches Sustainable Latin-Based Delivery and Catering Service

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Longtime Las Vegas restaurateur Kori McClurg is on a mission to change and improve the way American’s eat. McClurg, who operates a chain of Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill restaurants in the Las Vegas area, is about to open “Melita’s Table,” a plant-based delivery and catering only kitchen concept to the Las Vegas community.

Spodak Dental Group Collects More Than 350 Pounds of 2019 Halloween Candy for Operation Gratitude

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and Operation Gratitude are teaching kids the value of giving back by donating their Halloween candy in support of troops overseas. The national movement is a win-win for kids, parents and dentists.

SMATCOE launches ‘SMATCOE Reach Across the USA’ to provide live online SAT/ACT Prep to students all over the country

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Science, Math, and Technology Center of Excellence (SMATCOE), an academic learning center based in metro Houston, Texas, today announced that it is launching a campaign to reach students all over America who plan to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exams. SMATCOE will provide live online training sessions (using GoToMeeting) to help students prepare for these tests.

VXL Launches New CloudDesktop On the Go (CoGo), a Truly Portable Linux Micro Thin Client

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VXL, a leader in thin clients, endpoint management and digital signage software solutions, launches its new, low cost, CloudDesktop On the Go (CoGo). An ultra-compact and highly portable USB key, CoGo repurposes legacy PCs into a fully functional Linux thin client.

Aligned Technology Solutions Announces Participation in the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning IT services provider for Associations and Nonprofits in the Washington D.C. region, announced its plans to exhibit at the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference (TEC). The two-day event, for association and non-profit technology executives, is tailored to the needs of an increasingly technology-driven community where attendees can find all the education, solutions, and connections they’re looking for.

FSG Realty LLC Announces a Real Estate Stewarding Approach to Custom Prebuild Experiences

SUNSET, S.C., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FSG Realty LLC (Fish Stewarding Group), a real estate stewarding and contributions group; with a primary focus on Lake Keowee and Peninsula Ridge in Sunset, S.C., today announced a custom prebuild process and experience for individuals and families looking for their exclusive and luxurious custom home without the headaches, hardships and challenges that a great number of buyers go through.

RMA Hired by Town of Fort Myers Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Fort Myers Beach has hired the firm RMA to create its new branding and marketing campaign. RMA’s award-winning team of economic development and marketing experts will analyze the town’s current brand and develop a comprehensive strategy to capitalize on the community’s authentic assets and distinctive culture.

Venturist, Inc’s New Prometheus Video Strategy Program Is Now Available for Use by Individuals and Companies of All Sizes

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Prometheus Strategy video course is now open for subscription. The Prometheus Process is designed explicitly so that companies and individuals can learn the process and use it to build and execute winning strategies that they understand and to which they are committed.

Announcing the inaugural ‘Fall’ for Bates-Hendricks Home Tour 2019!

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Held in the popular Bates-Hendricks area, just South of downtown Indianapolis, 14 homes will be open for public touring on Friday, November 15 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, November 16 from 1-4 p.m. Sponsored by: Larry Nuff of Fancher Mortgage, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors of Indianapolis, Kristin Rafferty-Burdine of Century 21 Scheetz and Heather Neuner of Finance of America.

MONA Brands, LLC Wins ‘Deodorant Product Of The Year’ Award In The 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards Program

TAUNTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MONA Brands, LLC, a company dedicated to offering innovative green, natural, clean, safe, and effective products to health and beauty conscious customers, announced today their all-natural deodorant product line has won the “Deodorant Product of the Year” award.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Have Joined Forces

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Inc., announced today that they have officially joined forces to continue to build on their national footprint and offer greater specialty support and services to their clients and collaboration among EPIC’s colleagues. The transaction previously announced on October 15 has closed.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of its kind in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership are delighted to announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of its kind to take place in Australia. Quorum is a talent accelerator for LGBT+ directors and is the world’s most comprehensive database of top LGBT+ talent, providing potential candidates with first-rate training and networking opportunities.

Port Aransas Realty Announces Home Sales in Mercer Village at Old Town – New Three-Bedroom Homes in Port Aransas, TX

PORT ARANSAS, Texas, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Port Aransas Realty announces the sales launch of new coastal homes in Mercer Village at Old Town. Located at 315 Oleander, Mercer Village is a boutique residential development of three-bedroom, affordably priced homes conveniently located in the heart of Port Aransas.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces CAR-T Oral and Poster Presentations at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, announced today that it will give oral and poster presentations related to its BCMA-CD19 cCAR and CD4-specific CAR programs at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

November Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is “C. diff. awareness month” and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

Local Catholic Company Reaches Billion-Dollar Milestone

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic United Financial, the oldest fraternal benefit society domiciled in Minnesota and one of the longest continually operating businesses in the state, has announced that for the first time in the company’s 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars.

SimpleNexus Expands On-the-Go Credit Services with Integration of Instant Merge from CoreLogic

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the integration of the CoreLogic Instant Merge credit solution into its mobile app and web-based digital mortgage platform.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families with More Than $7,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2019

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US’ Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Seventh Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 18 patients were treated at no cost during the event.

SecuGen Expands Free Fingerprint Software Portfolio with Citrix SDK Plugin

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, world leader in optical fingerprint technology, is pleased to announce that is it once again increasing its portfolio of free software with the SecuGen SDK Plugin for Citix. The SDK Plugin is available for free for up to two simultaneous connections for XenApp and XenDesktop users.

SimpleNexus Ranks 102 on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has earned the 102 position on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500.

The Pap Corps’ End of Year Giving Campaign Designated for Sylvester’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps is proud to announce the Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign will help fund the purchase, retrofit and operation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle.

Hemp+Ville CBD Launches Franchise Opportunities at the CBD Expo November 14-16, 2019 in Orlando, FL

OXFORD, Miss. and ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by Tony Barragan, Hemp+Ville CBD takes a different approach to the CBD Oil store. By focusing on health and wellness, Hemp+Ville CBD has become a leader in the Oxford, MS market as the destination for consultative, health-focused CBD Oil solution.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at 2019 PowerGen International

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit at 2019 PowerGen International from November 19-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. ViewTech sales consultant Joel Greene will conduct live demonstrations of the newly released VJ-3 video borescopes.

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world’s largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.

Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

Papa and Aetna Announce Collaboration in Florida for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and Medicare Advantage Members, announced today its collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health company. Papa connects local college students, known as “Papa Pals,” to older adults who need help with companionship, house chores and technology lessons.

The Rancher Advocacy Program Pioneers Groundbreaking Solutions for Farmers and Ranchers in Crisis

WAELDER, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc., is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working together with industry experts to transition cattle ranches and animal farms away from animal agriculture into viable veganic, compassionate businesses.

Child Sexual Abuse Settlements Obtained from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in The Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) announced settlements today of claims totaling more than $1.25 million for two survivors of child sexual abuse by a pre-kindergarten teacher at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in San Mateo, California. SSSA volunteers worked with the parties in these claims.

Moduline Cabinets Shares How to Transform Five Rooms with High-Quality Cabinets

BROCKTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Moduline Cabinets, we specialize in custom cabinet solutions and offer products that help our customers transform their home and garage by providing unique, high-quality military-grade aluminum cabinets, toolboxes, and accessories.