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Page 2 of Florida Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



TherapyTopia Launches COVID-19 Thrive Campaign to Support Laid Off Americans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers “Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions.” To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings

MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida’s 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

UF Lastinger Center for Learning Creates Free, Online Resource Hub

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.

Current Builders Names Three New Partners – Construction Firm Accelerates Growth on Both Florida Coasts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced the addition of three new partners to the fast-growing construction firm. Seasoned professionals Chip Angenendt, Vice President West Coast Division and Mike Gillette, Vice President CB Structures, along with rising star Brett Schreiber, have all demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the firm. Their promotions are effective immediately.

College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.

RMA Offers a COVID-19 Economic Recovery Playbook for Government Leaders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the “reinvention” process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for municipal leaders.

Current Builders’ President Michael C. Taylor Appointed as Firm’s New CEO

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, a leading Florida construction firm, today announced that Michael Taylor has been appointed CEO/President. Taylor, who has been President of the firm since 2003, was expected to assume the CEO role upon the retirement of Charles P. “Chip” Reid.

Startup Atmos Home Shifts Gears with Invention to Help Solve Ventilator Shortage

BROOKSVILLE, Fla., April 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tampa Bay startup developing smart home control systems, Atmos Home, has now shifted gears to produce a new type of ventilator to address the nationwide ventilator shortage due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Plantation Dentist Donates One Hundred N95 Masks to the Cleveland Clinic

PLANTATION, Fla., April 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, a local dentist has donated one hundred N95 masks to healthcare workers at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Richard Leiderman, a dental specialist in Plantation, donated the masks from his own supply because he is grateful to the healthcare workers.

Papa Partners with FlexCare to Expand Services to Families

MIAMI, Fla., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a nationwide provider for older adults and families announced today its partnership with FlexCare, LLC to provide employer groups Papa’s nationwide services. This partnership allows FlexCare’s employer groups to benefit from Papa Pals’ companionship, transportation, technology assistance, and light household chores.

Love Blossoms Essentials Unveils New Website and Beauty Bundles Program

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Love Blossoms Essentials LLC, an organic and vegan skincare brand, announces its new online shop and the release of the Essentials Beauty Bundles, its revamped subscription and auto-delivery program.

HousingWire Honors OpenClose as a 2020 Mortgage Tech100 Innovator

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, the leading mortgage fintech provider and omni-channel loan origination system (LOS), announced that due to its industry-pioneering technology innovations, successful launches and the resulting stellar lender outcomes, the company was named to the prestigious HousingWire 2020 Mortgage Tech 100 List.

Rapid Deployment Solutions Selected to Improve Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau Audits Responsiveness for a Large Distillery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) – a leading Content & Records Management solutions company – is excited to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest North American distillers and alcohol distributors to improve their Accounts Payable process, AP audit support, Customer Service support, and to increase responsiveness to the U.S. Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Audits.

Executive Commercial Cleaning continues to keep Orlando, FL safe amidst Covid-19 threat

ORLANDO, Fla., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executive Commercial Cleaning has again reiterated their goal of keeping the people and businesses in and around Orlando, Florida safe with the use of the latest cleaning techniques and disinfecting process, particularly with the emergence of the coronavirus. Over the years, Executive Commercial Cleaning has constantly demonstrated their dedication to ensuring the safety and hygiene of clients across Orlando and surrounding areas.

OpenClose Partners with Genworth Mortgage Insurance to Offer a Streamlined Mortgage Insurance Process from within its LenderAssist LOS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it has partnered with Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW), establishing a direct integration to access mortgage insurance (MI) from the LenderAssist™ LOS platform.

OpenClose Recognized as a 2020 Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for the Fourth Year in a Row

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has again been chosen as a ‘Top Mortgage Employer’ for the fourth year in a row by selected by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

Spodak Dental Group Announces 10th Annual Beach Cleanup Event in Partnership with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is partnering with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful to join forces for 10th Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and the Great American Beach Cleanup. The goal is to not only rid the beach of waste but to also create awareness about environmental impacts of single-use plastics and debris.

Papa Expands Its ‘Family-On Demand’ Services to Competitive Health, Inc.

MIAMI, Fla., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a nationwide provider for older adults and families announced today its partnership with Competitive Health, Inc. (CHI) to provide employer groups and associations across the country with companionship, transportation, technology assistance, and light household chores.

North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph has been selected as a 2020 Miami Times ‘New Generation of Dreamers’

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Miami Times has selected North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq. to join the Class of 2020’s “Next Generation of Dreamers.” Joseph is being recognized for his leadership in resolving a water billing controversy affecting nearly 200,000 customers throughout Northern Miami-Dade County served by the city’s water utility.

Luxurious Hair Replacement Solutions with HCI Hair Solutions’ New Central Florida Location

LONGWOOD, Fla., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HCI Hair Solutions announces their new location. For the past 28 years, HCI Hair Solutions has been providing luxurious hair replacement solutions for Central Florida. Some of their clients travel from all parts of Florida and the country just to place their hair confidence with HCI Hair Solutions.

Global Business Management Certificate Opens Enrollment

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central-North Florida District Export Council recently opened enrollment in its new Global Business Management Certificate program for companies looking to grow their presence in the global marketplace and for individuals wanting to prepare for the NASBITE (National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators) Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, often a requested qualification in the U.S.

Mateo Blanco: American dreamer turned successful American tenor

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mateo Blanco, an accomplished musician and celebrated visual artist, is re-releasing his debut album “Mateo Blanco 724,” in honor of its 10th anniversary.

Mortgage Fintech Provider OpenClose Experiences Significant Growth and Continues Adding Award Winning Talent

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the leading mortgage fintech provider and multi-channel loan origination system (LOS), with nearly 20 years of successful implementations, announced that their newly tapped VP of Sales Engineering, Chris Olsen, was honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of the ’40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.’

777 Partners Announces Acquisition of Uown Leasing

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 777 Partners, a Miami based investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Uown Leasing (“Uown”), from Shepard Capital Partners. Uown, a lease-to-own company based in Tampa, was founded in 2008.

UpsideHōM Launches In South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UpsideHōM has officially launched in the United States. The fully managed, shared living concept for senior citizens is an entirely new approach to senior living. The company utilizes standalone single-family homes in lively neighborhoods and provides a turnkey and frictionless living experience for those who desire simplified living, later in life.

Beach Floor & Decor Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020 – The Annual People’s Choice Award Highlights Home Remodeling and Design Professionals

SANIBEL, Fla., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beach Floor & Decor of Sanibel, Florida has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Outstanding Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design.

Attorney David Goldman Announces New Program For At Risk Youth in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David Goldman of the Personal Injury Law Firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, announced new initiatives to support at-risk youth by the Sarasota community organization Second Chance Last Opportunity in partnership with the Sarasota Department of Corrections.

Frisky Cat Café Opening in St Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frisky Cat Café is just a few short weeks away from being the first cat café in St Augustine. Never heard of a cat café? Now’s the chance to experience one. And, there are more coming to cities around the country. Frisky Cat Café is partnering with Bold Bean Coffee Roasters and will be located at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon.

iTrinegy to Exhibit at SD-WAN Expo Florida 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and LONDON, Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iTrinegy announced today that it will be showcasing its Software-Defined Test Networks at SD-WAN Expo being held February 11 – 14, 2020 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Current Builders Introduces Innovative Parking Garage Building Technique

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has introduced a new time-saving technique to build parking garages using a “column hung shoring system.” The award-winning general contractor based in Florida, recently topped out their Aura Boca project.

LGBT+ Owned Baptiste Power Yoga Affiliate Opening in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local entrepreneurs and LGBT couple, Charlotte Kibert and Elizabeth Brackman, are proud to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the very first Baptiste Power Yoga affiliate studio in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa. All Y’all Yoga is a studio that is dedicated to the simple belief that yoga is for anyone.

Spodak Dental Group to Help Eradicate Childhood Tooth Decay As Part Of National Children’s Dental Health Month

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is participating National Children’s Dental Health Month with a goal to eradicate childhood tooth decay. SDG is partnering with All-Star Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to create a unique experience with an alliance of dentists, athletes and community partners.

Injury Attorney Bernard Walsh Guest Speaker at National Trial Lawyers Summit

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernie Walsh of the Bradenton Office Of Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh presented a seminar for attendees of the National Trial Lawyers Summit. Held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Florida, the National Trial Lawyers Summit is an annual conference of the nation’s best plaintiff’s attorneys and trial lawyers.

Palm Beach Premier Real Estate Lists Rare Find on Boca Raton Waterfront Point Lot

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palm Beach Premier Real Estate has just listed an intracoastal dream estate in the heart of Boca Raton. Built in 2002, this Tuscan-inspired villa is situated on a rare-to-find, oversized point lot that boasts panoramic views and a south side location, showering it with sun all day long. With 233 feet of water frontage, this modern-day estate is an absolute gem.

Jim McCann Announces a Prime Location Palm Beach Monterey Style Residence

PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists an incredible Palm Beach residence offered for $6.7 Million. The tree-lined avenues of Palm Beach are home to some world’s most iconic luxury properties, delivering a lifestyle of privilege and style. And now, it’s your turn to experience this sought-after way of life with this stunning Monterey style home.

Ninety-Six-Year-Old Marine Releases New Commemorative Song

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 1 p.m., come meet and greet a ninety-six-year-old marine, Gene Christie, as he releases his CD containing a song to honor his fellow Marines in the 5th Division who won the Battle of Iwo Jima at great sacrifice.

Luxury Condominium Project by Forest Development Approved For Lake Park

LAKE PARK, Fla., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lake Park, Florida-based Forest Development has received unanimous approval from the Town of Lake Park to build Nautilus 211, a 332-unit, 1.15 million sq. ft. luxury condominium project with mixed use components that will rise along the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking the Lake Park Harbor Marina.

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

Papa and Priority Health Announce Strategic Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide “Grandkids On-Demand” for Priority Health’s PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF’s signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.