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YUASA Systems to Demonstrate New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayflex Solutions announces that YUASA Systems, the leading provider of endurance test systems for displays and flexible electronics, will demonstrate new solutions for flexible display testing at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week, taking place virtually August 3-7, 2020.

‘In America – A New Musical’ Launches Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to President Trump’s increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases “In America – A New Musical” to the public.

Bay Area Medical Academy Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

RevelOne Vaults into the Top 50 Search Firms in the US for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RevelOne, the largest marketing-specialized search firm in the U.S., was recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 Search Firm by revenue according to their recently released annual industry rankings. RevelOne’s revenues grew 66% year over year, which puts it in the Top 3 fastest growing search firms in the U.S.

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

California Bluegrass Association Announces Turn Your Radio OnLINE webcast series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) has announced the launch of Turn Your Radio OnLINE, a webcast series starting Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, and continuing each Saturday through June 20. This new online music event is inspired by the CBA’s annual Father’s Day Festival, held in Grass Valley, California, since 1975.

Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Certain Lending released a national survey of real estate investors. A majority of real estate investors expect COVID-19 will cause home prices to decline up to 20%. The survey of 569 real estate investors across the U.S., conducted between April 20 and 24, is the first of its kind.

Online Retailer, Bows-N-Ties.com, Sends Out 10,000 Free KN95 Respirator Masks to All Their Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online men’s tie and accessory retailer Bows-N-Ties.com is sending free protective respirator masks with every order they ship out. The first 10,000 orders they ship will receive a free mask.

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.

Zanthion named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.

350 Bay Area Action Creating Climate Report Cards for California and Local Candidates

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Climate action group 350 Bay Area Action today announced climate report cards, to be issued for 2020 Bay Area candidates for the California Assembly and the state Senate. Local candidates in crucial city council and supervisorial races will also be rated.

Currency Notes Can Be Super Spreader of Novel Coronavirus 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the world grapples with Novel Coronavirus, it is evident that the global economy and startup funding will take a hit in 2020. However Payment Startups can stand to gain, because customers may ditch cash transactions to avoid infection risk, says HexGn research.

Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chad Anfinson is Zanthion’s newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90’s as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.

EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior Vice President, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wesley Carson has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits in their Sacramento, California office.

EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as Vice President – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Blake Chauvin has joined the firm as a Producer in their Concord, California office.

EPIC Adds Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice.

EPIC Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations.

Frenkel and Company Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Frenkel & Company, acquired by EPIC in November 2017, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishment of 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and A Leading Volunteer Organization all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus.

Lisa Huscher joins EPIC as a Sales Executive, as Part of its LEAP Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lisa Huscher has joined the firm as a sales executive through their LEAP sales development program.

International Leaders Declare Forced Conversion an International Problem that Violates Human Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On 29 November, Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem,” the Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion Programs Northern California announced today.

Unique Apprenticeship Provides Fast and Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.

Award-Winning Bay Area Nonprofit Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.

Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Training Schedule and In-house Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.

EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Addition Further Strengthens EPIC’s Risk Management Operations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.

Kelly Geary of EPIC Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov, 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Elegant East Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott by Professionals Guild

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced an Elegant East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. The party includes a live band, the Floorshakers in the Grand Ballroom, as well as a new approach to live dance music, where people can dance to their favorites.

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.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Announces Launch of New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.

Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.

EPIC’s National Marine Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm’s Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC’s Risk Management – National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.

Polyient Labs Co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco, Oct. 25-27

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas.

EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Camp EDMO Announces Comprehensive After School Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp EDMO, a leading Bay Area non-profit offering STEAM and SEL oriented After School and Summer Camp Programs, announced that it is making its Comprehensive After School Programs, which encompass 180 days of the school year, available to Bay Area schools.

Save A Life and Protect Your Family for Life – Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance and Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of Trumark Insurance & Financial Services, a Pleasanton, CA-based Brokerage/General Agency specializing in the institutional financial advisory market.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.