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Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on MSR Liquidity Challenges Panel Session at MBA National Secondary Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services, Phil Laren, will be speaking on a panel at the MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 21 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Sokal Media Group Signs Hudson Nissan

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group, automotive marketing company, proudly announces becoming the agency of record for Hudson Nissan. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group launched new websites for the store, created new advertising campaigns, and assisted in many other areas of dealership business.

EyeBuyDirect Announces ‘Buy 1 Give 1’ Initiative, Will Donate a Pair of Glasses with Every Order

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect, the online prescription eyewear retailer, announced today a “Buy 1 Give 1” Program that donates a pair of prescription glasses to someone in need worldwide for every transaction made through the online retailer. As a part of the Essilor Group, this new initiative directly supports Vision for Life, a social impact fund giving access to vision care to the most underserved communities worldwide.

American Banker Magazine Names Mortgage Capital Trading to Inaugural Best Places to Work in Fintech List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that American Banker magazine named the company to its new Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list. MCT ranked number four out of only 20 companies that were honored.

EPIC Insurance Adds Sean Conrad as Southern California Principal

IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sean Conrad has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a principal. e will partner collaboratively with Jim Gillette, president of the company’s Pacific South Region, and Irvine Managing Principal and Branch Leader Tony D’Asaro.

Prevail Consulting, Inc. announces contract with Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited to license Prevail Reinsurance System

STAMFORD, Conn., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry technology and professional services provider, today announced a contract with Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited (MAS) to license the Prevail Reinsurance System (PRS) to support MAS’s reinsurance operations. Under this new contract, Prevail will install PRS and deliver implementation, application and data migration services.

EPIC’s Suzanne McGarey and Kenneth Powell to Present on The Affordable Care Act at Gulf Coast Symposium in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, May 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today Managing Principal Suzanne McGarey and Compliance Consultant Kenneth Powell will present at the Gulf Coast Symposium on Thurs., May 10 at 4 p.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

Mag Instrument, Inc. will Highlight New Products, New Partnerships and continued support of American Manufacturing at 2018 National Hardware Show

ONTARIO, Calif., May 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument, Inc. will once again be a major sponsor of the National Hardware Show and demonstrate its commitment to American manufacturing being the Co-Title Sponsor of the “MADE IN USA Pavilion.” MAG is committed to making its products in the U.S.A. and educating consumers as to the quality and craftsmanship that separate U.S. products from those made overseas.

Neotrope Nonprofit PR Grants for 2018 to Help Worthy Causes Market Charitable Efforts

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a brand marketing, PR, and entertainment company, has launched its 2018 annual Nonprofit PR Grant program for 501(c)(3) charities and is now accepting applications. Value of each in-kind donation service grant is $2,400 and will be offered to 10 U.S.-based non-profit organizations “doing good” on a national or regional level for 2018/19.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Sumter to Assist South Carolina Auto Dealership to Refine and Expand Brand

RALEIGH, N.C., May 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal Media Group signs Nissan of Sumter. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group began program to launch new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

BK Real Estate Announces 4.5-percent Listing Commissions to Save Consumers Money

CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is no secret that consumers have long thought that real estate agents are overpaid for their profession and on the contrary many real estate agents think and complain that they are underpaid. In 2012, BK Real Estate, a full service, customer focused, South Jersey real estate brokerage, set out to solve the disconnect between consumers and agents.

Lexus of Englewood Launches New LS 500

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest Lexus LS was unveiled at Lexus of Englewood Thursday, April 19 in a spectacular Launch Event attended by hundreds of the dealership’s customers and employees. Carmine DeMaio, Dealer Principal, said that designing a brand-new automobile demands a new way of thinking.

7th Annual ‘A Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown’ Presented by The Right Step, Inc.

LITTLETON, Colo., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Right Step, Inc., a Colorado non-profit, is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual “Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown.” Since 2008, The Right Step has served over 300 clients and families with physical, emotional, behavioral abilities and disabilities ranging from autism to traumatic brain injury. The Right Step has over 1,500 volunteers since 2013 and currently operates with over 200 volunteers. Last year’s Hoedown attracted over 200 people and earned over $13,000.

LBA Ware Appoints Mortgage Technology Specialist Diana Sheffer as Solutions Consultant

MACON, Ga., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced it has hired Diana Sheffer as a solutions consultant to support the company’s sales and product implementation efforts. In this role, Sheffer will apply her 18 years’ experience in mortgage lending and technology consulting to connect LBA Ware’s clients with best-fit systems integration and process automation solutions to enhance performance-driven organizational growth.

First and Only Company in Pensacola Earns B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company’s commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally – including 18 others in Florida – that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

City of Villa Park votes 5-0, joining 20+ California cities to help standardize and expedite small cell deployment

VILLA PARK, Calif., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of Villa Park, California.

New Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, But Critics Ignore the Study They Once Welcomed

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A study led by researchers at the federal government’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.

Getting 100 percent off the grid – award winning state of the art Mark Richey Woodworking is nearing its goal

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking’s 500-kW solar array marks the company’s place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced quarterly earnings of $1,072,303 for the first quarter of 2018, a 51% increase compared to $710,022 for the first quarter of 2017. Results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, include approximately $320 thousand in expenses related to the pending acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB). As previously announced, the Bank also completed a private placement offering of common stock of approximately $26 million during March 2018.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Orangeburg

RALEIGH, N.C., May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media signed Nissan of Orangeburg and will act as their agency of record. Sokal Media Group will launch new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

CES MMA continues East Coast Takeover May 4 with New York debut of Oyster Bay Welterweight John Gotti III

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES MMA launches its New York division on May 4, 2018 with “CES MMA NY,” a star-studded event at The Space at Westbury Theater, featuring Bellator veterans Matthew Secor of Glens Falls, Kenny Foster of Corona and the debut of Oyster Bay welterweight John Gotti III.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode to Share eMortgage Insights at Texas MBA and MBA Secondary Conferences

ADDISON, Texas, May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Owner and CEO Jeff Bode will be sharing his expertise on digital mortgage origination and securitization at two upcoming industry conferences.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group A Winner of The South Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were anonymously measured, including alignment, effectiveness, and connection, just to name a few.

Aubade Publishing to Release Three Books in Late Summer 2018

NASHUA, N.H., April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer, Aubade Publishing is scheduled to release three books: “Sadie in Love” (ISBN: 978-0984549412), a novel by Rochelle Distelheim; “Paricutin: The Miracle of Daniel Pulido” (ISBN: 978-0984549436), a novel by Jerome John Dobson; and “The Annotated Murder of One” (ISBN: 978-0984549450), a collection of poems by Jared Pearce.

Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 Ranks Wesley Ryan Grubbs of The Cooksey Team as the No. 1 Loan Officer in Flower Mound, Texas

ADDISON, Texas, April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its loan officer (LO) Wesley Ryan Grubbs has been ranked No. 1 in Flower Mound, Texas, based on total number of loans closed in 2017, according to Best Mortgage Lenders 2018. The rankings, which are published in conjunction with Ask a Lender and Scotsman Guide Media, also placed Grubbs at No. 157 statewide.

Energy savings project with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to save Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities more than $15,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DD) expects to save more than $15,000 annually after making energy efficient improvements to its lighting and HVAC systems in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nashville Ford of Georgia

NASHVILLE, Ga., April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media signs Nashville Ford of Georgia for their automotive marketing campaign. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group will launch new websites for the dealership, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Jailed Actor Steve Comisar Finally Gets His Freedom

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 27, 2018, actor and con man Steve Comisar returns to Hollywood to resume his acting career after finally finishing his federal prison sentence. With the help of A-list actors, agents, directors and producers, Comisar will immediately begin taking on acting roles in motion pictures.

ARMCO’s Q3 2017 Trends Report: Critical Loan Defect Rate Drops for First Time in 2017

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, announced the release of the ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report is for the third quarter of 2017, which relays loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology between July 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017.