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Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

Sokal Becomes Agency of Record for New Sky Ford and Sky CJDR

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, recently signed as agency of record for Iowa based Sky Ford and Sky Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM.

Sokal Announces New CEO

RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, announced yesterday that Melissa Z. Clark has been officially appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Clark was originally appointed as the CEO back in August of 2020 by the Board of Directors and has been slowly taking over the role as Mark Sokal, who was the former CEO, has taken a role on the Board of Directors.

Sokal Signs Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a decisive leader in automobile advertising, recently became the agency of record for Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford. Both dealerships are located in Melbourne, Florida as Sokal’s scope of services continues to reach progressively into the southeast region.

Capital Powersports Earns Council of Excellence Award 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Powersports, a Honda dealership in Wake Forest has earned the Council of Excellence award in 2020. Capital Powersports has won this award for the 6th year in a row.

NCCAA Launches ‘Sleeves Up North Carolina’ COVID Vaccine Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) has launched “Sleeves Up North Carolina” – a statewide public education campaign aimed at dispelling common myths and providing factual information about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Sokal Selected as Certified Digital Ad Provider in INFINITI IMP

RALEIGH, N.C., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Digital, an automotive digital agency, announced today that it has been selected as a certified digital advertising provider in the INFINITI Marketing Program (IMP).

Sokal Signs Advantage Toyota

RALEIGH, N.C., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The flourishing advertising agency, Sokal, recently became agency of record for Advantage Toyota. Branching out into the Midwest, Sokal will cover full-service advertising to the Calumet City dealership including websites and digital services.

Entrinsik Announces Multiple Hires to the Informer Development Team

RALEIGH, N.C., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrinsik, Inc., the leader in intuitive business intelligence, announced the addition of 5 new employees to the Informer Development team. The announcement comes as Entrinsik has seen increased demand for its Informer business intelligence software.

EarthOptics Wins the AGCO Challenge at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The AGCO Challenge at the eighth World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit was this: New sensing, measurement and edge computing technologies to monetize soil insight and carbon sequestration. And, EarthOptics rose to the occasion.

MoBo’s new streaming service allows anyone with the talent to create a quality film or TV show a worldwide platform to display those talents

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film, “The Big Adventures of Lil’ Slick” – an animated feature film.

Sokal Signs Keffer Volkswagen

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in the automotive advertising world, recently signed as agency of record for Keffer Volkswagen. Beginning on March 1, 2021, Sokal will provide a full range of digital and traditional advertising services.

Sokal Signs Burnworth-Zollars (BZ) Auto Group

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East Coast Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, signed to be the agency of record for the Indiana based Burnworth-Zollars (BZ) Auto Group. Starting immediately, Sokal will initiate plans for the multi-rooftop auto group that will include a full range of traditional and digital advertising services.

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.

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.

Sokal Hires Jason Jones as Chief Technology Officer

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full-service automotive advertising agency, announced today that Jason Jones has joined the company as the Chief Technology Officer. Sokal is an award-winning, full-service advertising agency that specializes in digital marketing and dealership services.

Capital Automotive Group Contributes $46K to Raleigh NC Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations was given to benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh. A total of $46,840 was raised.

Capital Ford of Lillington Open and Ready to Service Harnett County Customers

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Capital family of dealership companies has expanded into neighboring Harnett County, with the addition of a newly purchased dealership. Capital Ford of Lillington is eager to be setting up shop in the former Precision Ford showroom located at 945 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.

Capital Automotive Group Contributes to Local Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program, a corporate responsibility program generated by the auto group. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations will benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh.

Teenage sensation William Cox wins Fall Classic 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 15-year-old William Cox of Chad Bryant Racing is continuing his own personal tradition of excellence in auto racing after recently winning the Fall Classic season finale at Orange County (N.C.) Speedway on Oct. 24, 2020.

Sokal to Sponsor Greg Biffle’s Return to NASCAR

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in the advertising world, will sponsor the long-awaited return of Greg Biffle to NASCAR. Sokal, a long-time supporter and avid fan of NASCAR, will be the proud sponsor of this event.

Sokal Signs the Leader Automotive Group

RALEIGH, N.C., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal, recently signed as the agency of record for the Leader Automotive Group. As a growing dealership group, Leader Automotive Group is the U.S. Division of AutoCanada Inc.

Celebrating International Tea Day, Specialtea Gifts Announces Their New Product to Fight the Quarantine Blues

RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global pandemic has impacted many facets of American life, causing stress and uncertainty. Specialtea Gifts today announced the launch of their new product, the “Dunk A Trump” Tea Infuser. This tea infuser was designed as both a humorous gift and an actual tea infuser.

Unlikely North Carolina Companies Partner Together to Produce Reusable Masks

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in Apex, NC and Harriss & Covington, a hosiery mill headquartered in High Point, NC, recently delivered reusable face masks to customers across North Carolina and the United States. The first business to receive the Easy Masks reusable masks was Weaver Street Market.

Scopedive Launches and Disrupts Cyber Security Talent Market

RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scopedive, Inc. announces the official launch of its novel cyber security talent marketplace, matching top cyber security freelancers and consulting firms with businesses for any cyber security or compliance project scope.

Capital Automotive Group Shows Sensitivity to Their Customers During COVID-19 Threat

RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading the way in prioritizing the health and safety of their customers, the Capital Automotive Group has taken the initiative to offer a variety of services during the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sokal Joins CDK Global Partner Program

RALEIGH, N.C., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full service automotive advertising agency announced today that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program, the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations. CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDK) is the largest provider of integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retail industry.

This Valentine’s, Experience Paris in a ‘Novel’ Way

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day around the corner, how does a romantic trip to Paris with your lover sound? If the bank account isn’t quite up to that dream getaway, YourNovel.com offers an armchair escape to the City of Love, where you and your sweetheart become the hero and heroine of your own personalized romance novel.

Deacon Jones Acquires Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Auto Group recently acquired Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro and will rename the store “Deacon Jones Hyundai.” This location, at 304 N Oak Forest Rd. in Goldsboro, NC, will continue the growth and the investments that Deacon Jones has made to this area of the Goldsboro community.

Capital Automotive Group Donates $26,050 to Local Susan G. Komen Affiliate

RALIEGH, N.C., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group has generously donated $26,050 to the Susan G. Komen(R) NC Triangle to the Coast (Komen NCTC) local affiliate. The campaign, which was designated “Share the Awareness Breast Cancer Campaign” in October of this year, enabled the dealership to donate a portion of their proceeds for the month.

Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington Partners with American Children’s Home to Host Holiday Toy Drive

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington is partnering with American Children’s Home in hosting a toy drive to benefit local foster children. The Lexington community is being asked to participate in the spirit of the holiday by donating a variety of items in order to give these children a happy celebration.

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.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro to Hold Dog Appreciation Day Event

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Subaru of Greensboro will host a free dog wash event in honor of Subaru’s “Make a Dog’s Day” effort. Sparked by the “Subaru Loves Pets” initiative, the Greensboro dealership will welcome dogs and their owners to enjoy the celebration, spotlighting their support for the love and well-being of our furry friends.

Capital Automotive Group Runs ‘Share the Awareness’ Breast Cancer Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Capital Automotive Group has chosen to bring awareness to the breast cancer topic for the month of October. The specific Capital stores that will participate in the event include: Capital Ford Raleigh, Capital Chevrolet, Capital Ford Rocky Mount, Capital Ford Hillsborough, and Capital Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

Teachers and Staff at Dayspring Receive a Back to School Gift: The Opportunity to Reverse Chronic Disease

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, recently implemented their Journey 2 Health(TM) program at Dayspring Christian Academy. Dayspring, which educates students from kindergarten through high school, wanted to offer additional support to their team.

Pop-Up Problem-Solvers at My Change Agent Help Nonprofits Grow and Go

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An easy, affordable way to access a team of experts focused on solving problems and moving forward is now an option for nonprofit organizations across the country. Recognizing the common challenges facing nonprofits, such as limited budgets and bandwidths, North Carolina-based My Change Agent (MCA) has taken notice of a concept known as a flash organization. The result: the Capacity Building Consortium.

EHOP Health Hires Baker Freiberg as Vice President of Sales

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, is proud to announce the hire of Baker Freiberg as Vice President of Sales. A veteran of the insurance industry, Freiberg brings extensive experience working with large employers that are looking for help reducing their healthcare costs.

Sokal Signs Empire Automotive Group

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, signs as agency of record for Empire Automotive Group. Empire is a large multi-rooftop automotive retail group with a main location in Huntington, New York.

Sokal Signs Pinnacle Ford Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in the automobile advertising business recently signed Pinnacle Ford Lincoln as their agency of record. Pinnacle Ford Lincoln is the newest addition to the current 16 store, booming Hudson Auto Group located in Tennessee. The new dealership address will be 4080 Lexington Road in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Sokal Signs Montgomery Ford-Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, recently signed as agency of record for Montgomery Ford-Lincoln. Offering a wide variety of cutting-edge technology, Sokal will provide a new website in addition to assisting in many other areas of dealership business.