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Bonsi Inc Launches New Gen Cordless Blender That Connects to RTIC, Yeti, Hydro Flask Bottles

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bonsi Inc, a premier manufacturer and retailer of superior small appliances, introduces a new generation of cordless blenders that gives you the power of a traditional blender on the go. Bonsi Blend launch’s on Indiegogo on the 26th of January. Bonsi Blend connects directly to RTIC®, Yeti®, and Hydro Flask® bottles. A 25-Volt power pack providing 750-watts of peak power and up to 30 blends per charge.

Developer Provides Update on Florence Project, Potentially Offering Massive Economic Impact to The Shoals

FLORENCE, Ala., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a year in the works, downtown Florence could face a new economic boom thanks to The Mandolin, a thriving residential, retail, and office development project Bobo Family Group has proposed for the heart of the city.

Local Ophthalmology practice celebrates seven and a half years with Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ophthalmology practice Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor & Haun celebrates a special seven and a half year anniversary to commemorate the addition of Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D., to the team of Knoxville eye doctors.

SimpleNexus Names Richard Jackman VP of Marketing

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced it has hired Richard Jackman to its executive team as vice president of marketing.

Chelle Trucking and Logistics Creates New Marketing Positions to Accelerate Growth in 2021

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the challenging business environment of 2020, the team at Chelle Trucking & Logistics hit every benchmark they set for growth. This month, the company announced that they are expanding their marketing team with new Social Media and Engagement specialists to improve their online presence and achieve even higher growth in 2021. This brings the total marketing team to five.

Groundbreaking Online Music School Soundfly Launches Leading-Edge Ableton Live Course

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live’s latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.

By Light Awarded $38.2M Contract by DISA

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phacil, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of By Light Professional IT Services LLC, has been awarded a bridge contract for a six-month base period with two, three-month option periods with a total value of $38.2M by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Secure Systems Engineering and Evolution Support project via the Encore III Full and Open (F&O) contract.

SimpleShowing Inks Partnership with Expetitle to Create a Fully Digital Home Purchase Experience

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleShowing, an online real estate startup disrupting the traditional real estate brokerage by changing the way buyers and sellers use real estate services, is pleased to announce its partnership with Expetitle, a Wynwood-based technology-driven startup, to bring a fully digital-first closing solution to reality.

‘The New American State’ Is Now Available in Kindle Unlimited

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SENDPRESS NEWSWIRE) — HC Publishing today announced that “The New American State” (ISBN: 978-1735716008), a book written by political scientist Dimitar Avramov that explains the changes in American politics and the Western form of government, has been made available to Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscribers.

11th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival to be Presented Virtually, February 12-26, 2021 – Free and Open to the Public

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 11th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films. Many films are hosted by like-minded organizations. Two films are of particular interest to youth: “Microplastic Madness” and “Frozen Obsession.”

Araku Boomi Instant Coffee Now Available in USA

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boomi Coffee, the widely recognized beverage brand, introduces the Araku Boomi Instant Coffee to promise unique aroma and flavor to coffee lovers. If you just want to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee without the hassle of brewing it yourself or spending $5 at a coffee shop, your wait is over and you must try Araku Boomi Instant Coffee.

TAG CXO Names Shane Jones to Lead its Fractional Project Management Office (PMO) Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Shane Jones to lead its new Project Management Office practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Jones will expand TAG CXOs PMO services, develop new clients, and lead fractional PMO services across TAG CXOs expanding national network of fractional executives.

Omaha-Based Apartment Developers Complete Their First 1,000 Apartment Units

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SB Communities, LLC, owned by Jerry Slusky and Bob Batt, is a privately-owned real estate development company known in Nebraska and Iowa for its focus on building new, first-class apartment communities since 2013, specializing in identifying Midwest communities with populations of around 50,000 where there is a particular need for amenity-filled apartments.

MCT Bolsters MSR Division with Hire of David Burruss to Address Demand for MSR Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT® announced that David Burress has joined the company in the position of MSR Sales Director, directly addressing the increase in market demand for MCT’s MSR products. The hiring of Mr. Burruss ensures MCT can continue serving the needs of their MSR clients.

youturn LLC and I-Ally Partner to Provide Comprehensive Addiction Services to Family Caregivers

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — youturn, the leader in therapist-led content for people struggling with substance misuse, announced a partnership with I-Ally, a rapidly expanding platform of caregiver resources. The partnership will allow a mutual sharing of resources.

Synergy Education Platform Enters New York State with Eastern Suffolk BOCES Contract

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eastern Suffolk BOCES (ESBOCES), an educational cooperative, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company’s industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to school districts across Long Island. School districts purchasing Synergy under this agreement will continue to receive implementation, training, and support services from the ESBOCES team.

FICO and DepthPR Join as Sponsors of #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that FICO and DepthPR have joined the ranks of Sponsors of #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Introducing Old Guy Skincare – All-natural Products Made for the Care of Older Men’s Skin

SUNDERLAND, Mass., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its mission to put the bounce back into older men’s skin, Old Guy Skincare™ LLC introduces its first two all-natural skincare products to the American market. Founded by three “old guys,” the new Massachusetts-based company offers a simple two-step program to help refresh and rejuvenate men’s skin that’s “been there and done that.”

University Kia Distributes Warmth to Durham Rescue Mission

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The dealership with a big heart, University Kia in Durham, North Carolina, found a way to provide a need for the Durham Rescue Mission by heaping warmth on the mission with the gift of warm blankets for the cold winter ahead.

EO Houston’s 2021 Industry and Business Forecast

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Here is the 2021 business forecast for Houston’s Mortgage, Restaurant, Residential Real Estate, Oil and Gas, Tax, and Healthcare Industries from EO Houston’s leaders and business partners.

LeadingIT Launches New IT Support Strategies to Conform with Cybersecurity Predictions For 2021 And Beyond

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, today refreshed their previously launched cybersecurity measures to help its clients curb the increasing menace of cyberattacks. The launch comes when internet usage and online networking rose to unprecedented levels following the stay-at-home orders and other COVID-19 containment measures.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Announces Manufacturing Expansion, Engineering Growth

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced expansion of its manufacturing and engineering capacity in Los Angeles, Calif. This expansion enables Olea to continue to grow its customer base, partnerships, and OEM relationships to provide faster time to market and greater operational agility.

Choyce Peterson Publishes Year-End 2020 Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm with a specialization in tenant representation, announced the release of its 22nd semi-annual Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster.

Appalachian Gap Distillery Commits to Become Climate Neutral Certified

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appalachian Gap Distillery is proud to announce it has committed to become Climate Neutral Certified. The company will be working with Climate Neutral, an independent non-profit organization that helps companies measure their carbon footprint, offset it in its entirety by purchasing quality carbon credits, and reduce emissions moving forward.

DHS’ Vice Chairman, Fernando Aguirre, Approves to Launch Partnership and New Coalition to Strengthen Communities and States

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DHS’ Community COVID Coalition will provide culturally relevant communication resources for states to use on social media. States that participate in the coalition will receive targeted, culturally relevant social media resources developed and tested by public health communications experts.

New African American Romance Book about Real-Life Relationships for a Change

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “I Forgot to Love Her” (ISBN: 978-0578805771; paperback) is a new urban romance novel by author Kenesha Collins, about the trials and triumphs of falling in and out of love.

146 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – December 2020 Recap

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the December 2020 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 146 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

William Cox III Signs with JR Motorsports Late Model Team

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Young racing prodigy, William Cox III will put his talents to the test with JR Motorsports’ championship-winning Late Model team for 2021, while collaborating with 2020 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series champion Josh Berry.

Edupoint Synergy Education Platform Named A ‘Top Ed Tech Products of the Year’ Winner by District Administration

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, has been selected as a 2020 Top Ed Tech Products of the Year winner by District Administration magazine.

Move For Hunger and FINCOR Construction Partner Up In The Fight Against Hunger Nationwide

LAUREL, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FINCOR Construction, a multi-family renovator operating along the east coast, and Move For Hunger, a national relief non-profit organization, have announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide. Recent reports say that nearly 8 million Americans have fallen into poverty since the summer.

UniversalCIS Announces Acquisition of SharperLending

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UniversalCIS, a market leader in technology and solutions to the mortgage industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of mortgage technology provider SharperLending. The SharperLending transaction, which follows the merger of Universal Credit, CIS Credit Solutions, and Avantus, provides further enhancements to the technology platform for UniversalCIS.

Capstone Logistics Named to FourKites’ Premier Carrier List for Q4 2020

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Logistics, a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions, has earned a spot on the Q4 2020 Premier Carrier List from FourKites, the leader in supply chain visibility.

Rahoo Baby allows all parents to feel confident about their baby’s developmental milestones with new virtual offerings via ‘Rahoo U’

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching “Rahoo U,” an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.

AJ’s 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at Fort Walton Beach and Grayton Beach Locations

FORT WALTON BEACH and GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AJ’s Restaurant Group is celebrating their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at two of their locations on the Emerald Coast. AJ’s on the Bayou on Sunday, February 7; and AJ’s Grayton Beach on Sunday, February 14. Brunch at both locations will begin at 10 a.m. featuring New Orleans favorites such as Mardi Gras Omelette, Beignets, Bread Pudding, Jambalaya, Etouffee, with a crawfish boil starting at 12 p.m.

Maryland Consultant Sydney Montgomery Honored with IECA’s Inaugural Making a Difference Award

CLARKSBURG, Md., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) has recognized Sydney Montgomery, owner and founder of S. Montgomery Admissions Consulting with its inaugural Making a Difference Award. Montgomery is one of only seven independent educational consultants (IECs) chosen from among the association’s more than 2,200 members to receive the award.

Rypos ULETRU Filters Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals for Thermo King and Carrier Transportation Refrigeration Units

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.

ReverseVision Lowers Lenders’ Costs to Originate Reverse Mortgages with Restructured Technology Plans and Pricing

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision®, the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced it has restructured its technology plans and pricing matrix to ease lenders’ entry into reverse lending and support their success.

ACES Quality Management Charitable Giving Program Makes Impact For Third Consecutive Year

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, today announced the latest results of its ACES CARES philanthropic campaign and matching gift program.

Mid America Mortgage Expands Access to Down Payment Assistance Program to Its Correspondent Partners

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has added down payment assistance (DPA) to the slate of mortgage products and services offered through its correspondent division. This is an expansion of the DPA program Mid America created for its retail channel in 2019 in partnership with the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation.

Children’s Chorus and Rap Artist Tell Maryland ‘Sing a New Song!’

BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Members of the Children’s Chorus of Maryland and a Baltimore rap artist have teamed up with the racial justice podcast Trouble4Good to urge the Maryland General Assembly to change the pro-Confederate Maryland state song.