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U.S. Business News – including US-based business, entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from US business, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

EPIC’s Rob Massa, Suzannah Gill and Rosemary Hughes to Present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa, Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium at the Hilton Baltimore.

Edupoint’s Growth in California Continues with Elk Grove Unified School District’s Selection of Synergy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment, has been selected by Elk Grove Unified School District to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System (SIS). The district required a state-of-the-art SIS that could comply with increasingly demanding external mandates.

Troubleshoot iOS 10 Data Lost Disaster and Other Common iOS 10 Problems with iMobie Complete Tutorial

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although many users believe their iPhones are 100 percent safe for iOS 10 update, thousands of iOS data disasters occur everyday and countless vital data are missing forever. To minimize the risk and cost of such miseries, the iMobie content team prepared a full range of iPhone Data Recovery solutions (covering up to 12 categories of iOS data) for smoothing the way of iOS 10 / iPhone 7 Upgrade.

ReverseVision to Host UserCon 2017 February 8–10 in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced it will host its second annual user conference Feb. 8-10, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, Calif. ReverseVision UserCon 2017 will deliver three days of educational programming, financial product sales training, networking opportunities and vendor exhibits tailored for industry newcomers as well as seasoned reverse mortgage loan originators and operations personnel.

On Sept. 20 International Health Experts to Discuss Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) a Global and National Priority

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s 4th Annual International Raising C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Atlanta, Ga. on Sept. 20, 2016. With C. difficile infection prevention being declared a national priority – researchers, public health officials, infectious disease specialists, and others continue to research more effective ways to prevent, treat, and combat this microbe.

Chart-Topping Musician’s film ‘Empty Box of Wine’ wins Best Animation at the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has won first prize in the category “Best Animation” in the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”

World’s Largest Waterless Pool Party Sept. 24: Part of Fire Up The Night V at Cincinnati’s Coney Island

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the world’s largest waterless pool party, and it happens Saturday, September 24, 2016 at historic Cincinnati Coney Island Amusement Park on the banks of the Ohio River. The empty-pool party is part of a super-charged end-of-summer fan favorite at Coney Island – Fire Up the Night V, the USA’s ONLY international fireworks competition, presented by Rozzi Famous Fireworks.

EPIC Insurance Adds Jim Hughes as Vice President and Managing Consultant of Loss Control

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Hughes has joined the firm as a vice president and the Managing Consultant of Loss Control Services in their National Construction Specialty Group.

Adorn Beauty Enhancements Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary by Raising Funds for NAAF During Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September marks two special occasions for beauty consultant and hair specialist, Archia Hall-Owens, better known as ChiChi Owens, the owner of Adorn Beauty Enhancements. Hall is not only celebrating her three-year anniversary in business, but she is also bringing heightened appreciation to Alopecia Areata Awareness Month.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Proudly Salutes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) #BeThere Campaign

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In September, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its Be There campaign on its website to educate Veterans, Service members and those who care about them, of the vital role they play in preventing suicide. The campaign aims to raise awareness about behavioral health issues concerning our nation’s Veterans, and encourages loved ones to Be There.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Executive Compensation Partner Mark Bradford

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Bradford has joined the firm as a partner in its Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford brings over 16 years of experience as an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD ‘Brown Sheep’ by Tamer Kattan – the epitome of talent, diversity and intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Brown Sheep” by Tamer Kattan. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle Washington this CD showcases the exceptional talent of Tamer Kattan who uses his cultural diversity to inform his unique comic views on life, society and the world today.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour 2016 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hyde Park Neighborhood — Ten historic homes, including Kansas City shirtwaists, open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be Saturday, October 1 from 10 am until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be Friday, September 30 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 10.8 is released to strengthen deleted file recovery capability

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS recently released a list of new updates of data recovery software with robust features in seriously corrupt files, of course the 10.8 version included to save important lost PDF files. On the other side, Polish and Hungarian editions are newly added to live up to users’ expectation in both countries.

Roostify and The Mortgage Collaborative Partner to Provide Mortgage Process Automation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roostify, a provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, today announced that the company has joined the Preferred Partner Network for The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending network of small, mid-sized and community-based lenders, in order to provide network members with access to Roostify’s mortgage technology platform.

Mid America Mortgage Adds Delinquent FHA-Insured Loans to Whole Loan Purchase Program

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced the firm will begin purchasing delinquent FHA loans as part of its whole loan purchase program. To be eligible for purchase, loans must have an active mortgage insurance certificate, and the original terms of the note must remain unmodified.

New Medical Tech: 5-minute Custom Splinting System Designed to Succeed Where Others Fail

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MakeITMarket USA is excited to announce a new custom wound shield that protects injuries within five minutes. It’s the USplint(TM) and it’s American-made. Ideal for professional first aid kits, medical, dental and even veterinary applications, this new injury protection device is getting noticed.

EMRG Media is proud to present its fourth annual Event Planner Expo this fall at the Metropolitan Pavilion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Event Planner Expo is the premier tradeshow in the events and hospitality industry and will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5, 2016, at Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. This year the expo will surpass its past years. It will be bigger and better while providing great opportunities to all that are present.

EPIC’s Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh Recognized as Young Guns 2016 by Insurance Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Insurance Business America (IBA) has named Principal Wilson Long (Birmingham, Ala.) and Team Leader Zohreh Talebzadeh (San Francisco, Calif.) among their “Young Guns” of 2016.

Mortgage WOMEN Magazine Names Simplifile VP Nancy Alley to Inaugural ‘Mortgage WOMEN in Technology’ Award

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced Vice President of Strategic Planning Nancy Alley has been recognized in the “Corporate Visionaries” category in the 2016 “Mortgage WOMEN in Technology” award from Mortgage WOMEN Magazine.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches New Functional Training Products

ASHLAND, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness now offers an even broader product line using the physics of water! The Kamagon(R) Ball and The Surge(R) are now available in a variety of color and size options. The Kamagon(R) Ball’s patented, Hydro-Inertia(R) Technology uses water as a destabilizing weight.

Trent Real Estate Announces 3rd location in Jacksonville offering reduced 3 percent listing fees saving property owners thousands

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trent Real Estate is pleased to announce it has opened a new branch in Jacksonville in order to assist clients with buying and selling property for reduced 3-percent commission rates in North Florida. The firm will also continue to work with their institutional bank clients and the Department of HUD to enhance and grow its distressed asset management division throughout the State of Florida.

Mortgage Capital Trading and Fannie Mae Form Strategic Collaboration for the Benefit of Mutual Clients

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisor and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Fannie Mae(R) to facilitate new technology deployment, collaborative planning, and better service to mutual clients.

Renowned Retirement Income Expert Jamie Hopkins Joins ReverseVision Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, CLU(R), RICP(R), has joined its board of directors. A noted expert and frequent speaker on matters of financial planning and retirement income, Hopkins is also a distinguished professor who has educated thousands of financial services professionals over the course of his career.

Local Public Health Departments prepare for increase in TB testing and treatment due to new screening recommendations from the USPSTF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Tuberculosis (TB) Controllers Association welcomes the United States Prevention Services Task Force (USPSTF) rating published Sept. 6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, recommending the testing of adults at risk for TB exposure. This recommendation is focused on people born in countries with high rates of TB and those who have lived in congregate settings, such as homeless shelters.

Sokal Media Group Proudly Supports N.C. State Football

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the Triangle’s largest advertising agencies, Sokal Media Group, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2016 N.C. State Wolfpack Football season. Sokal Media group joins three other premier sponsors and will be featured on the Carter-Finley Stadium scoreboard throughout the Season.

Atlanta Filmmaker Helps Bring Awareness to the Harsh Realities of the U.S. Organ-Trafficking Industry

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shimoda Film Company announces November 5th Movie Premiere of new Indie film. Primo Brown from Atlanta, Georgia, has written and directed the film, “Money Back Guarantee.” Brown’s new “spine-tingling” film is sure to please adult audiences in every respect and leave them at the edge of their seats.

Dermatology Laser Center and Spa Certified as Tatt2Away Clinic Center

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ana Rodriguez, at Dermatology Laser Center & Spa, has developed a distinctive philosophy for offering exceptional dermatological care, fusing aesthetics and medicine. That’s exactly why Tatt2Away, from Rejuvatek Medical, was the perfect choice for offering effective, natural tattoo removal.

Sambrailo Packaging is Helping CCOF-Certified Growers Promote ‘Certified Organic’

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states “Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables” on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Mike Miller, Named Head Coach of CBA Expansion Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Junior College coaching legend Mike Miller has been named head coach of the California Basketball Association’s newest expansion team, the Los Angeles Skyline. From 1992 to 2008 coach Mike Miller led LACC’s basketball program into a national prominence.

ARMCO Releases Inaugural Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released its ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends report, covering the first quarter of 2016. Using the Fannie Mae loan defect taxonomy, the report details the analysis of post-closing quality control data from loan files and findings captured by the ACES Analytics benchmarking system.

International Document Services (IDS) Acquires eMortgage Vendor Encomia

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services (IDS), a division of The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, today announced its acquisition of Encomia, an established provider of electronic mortgage (eMortgage) solutions to depository and non-depository lending institutions

iMobie Launches AnyTrans 5 – The Ultimate iPhone Manager with Blazing Flash-Sync Speed And Redesigned Interface

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., the leading provider of iOS utility software, today released the most advanced all-in-one iPhone manager AnyTrans 5, offering easy yet comprehensive tools to craft the best iPhone, iPad and iPod touch experience. Redesigned with a minimalistic interface, the program creates a beautiful environment to further liven up its world-class organizing features.

EaseUS Releases New 11.8 Update of Partition Master with Capability of Resizing EFI System Partition

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Partition Master 11.8 makes its first showing at the end of summer 2016, maximizing competence of hard drive repartition, especially EFI system partition managing when installing Windows 10 update. The more clear and user-friendly interface enhances the whole partition experience. New Italian and Polish editions are supported now.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Call for 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

Capacity Expands Again to Meet the Fulfillment Needs of a New Generation

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), is expanding again. In response to surging demand for e-commerce fulfillment options and the raised expectations of millennials for on-demand service in a digital economy, the company is adding another 100,000 square feet of operating space.

Kelly Zinke purchases Stoltz Image Consulting from Elaine Stoltz, will move StoltzZinke studio to 4961 So. Hulen on Oct. 1, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After launching Stoltz Image Consulting nearly 30 years ago to offer personal styling services to executives and professionals in North Texas and beyond, Elaine Stoltz, AICI CIM, master image, wardrobe and make-up consultant, will sell her business to her colleague of six years, Kelly Zinke. The transaction closes on October 1, 2016.

EPIC Consultants Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Honored as Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) has named Director of Retirement Rob Massa the “Retirement Advisor of the Year” and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt the “Wellness Advisor of the Year” in the publication’s 2016 Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year Awards.

IDS Hires Vince Wilson to Support Internal Mortgage Document Preparation Compliance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has hired Vince Wilson as compliance officer and assistant in-house counsel. In this role, Wilson will be responsible for maintaining both federal and state compliance matrices and implementing changes to IDS compliance audits based on new laws and regulations.

14,000 Kids Benefit From Generous Donation from Redstone Bank

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 29, 2016. Redstone Bank made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Whiz Kids Program. The Whiz Kids program is an individualized tutoring program that has over 800 volunteers who tutor less fortunate students from schools throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine recently ranked EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, NO. 2288 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. To earn this recognition, EPIC posted a solid 158 percent increase in annual revenue between 2012 and 2015.

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 State Awards – Most in Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.

Simplifile Adds 5 Counties in Western U.S. to Nation’s Largest E-Recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced the addition of five county recording offices across California, New Mexico, and Washington to its e-recording network, the nation’s largest.

MostFit To Hold Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Events in Two Cities to Help Wounded Veterans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is holding their annual Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Event in two cities this year – Los Angeles and Austin, Texas – on Sept. 10. These fun group workouts are open to ALL with a $10 minimum donation, and free to Active Duty and Veterans. The events are designed to help raise money for Post 9/11 combat wounded vets to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment anywhere in the U.S.

San Diego Business Journal Names MCT to its Best Places to Work List for the Fifth Straight Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) for the fifth straight year.

President of RSI & Associates Receives New Accreditation to Better Serve its Clients

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RSI & Associates, Inc. is excited to announce that its senior analyst/appraiser, Gerald W. Brown, Sr., recently added an important accreditation to his already impressive roster of professional credentials – Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) with a specialization in business valuation for litigation.

Are The PondHawks Chicago’s Best Kept Music Secret?

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of the new focus track, “Wire Me” from the album “Blue Light.” The up-and-coming indie band is making waves not only on the radio, but also in social media. They have a quarter of a million likes on Facebook and thousands of followers on Twitter, MySpace and Reverbnation.

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV Combination FAP 20 Fingerprint Reader and Contact Smart Card Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV, a dual mode fingerprint and smart card authentication device.

NV JETS Soars Above Local Competition with Their Safety Ratings

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you think private jets, you probably think of a huge company, with tons of employees, corporate buildings, fancy cars, luxury lifestyle, and a loss of touch with the common man. It may surprise you to know, that NV JETS is the smallest operator in Nevada, with less than 10 employees, and still outdoing the competition.

Pay for Long-Term Care Insurance with a Health Savings Account, ACSIA Partners Suggests

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans realize they need long-term care insurance, but balk at the premiums. “Now there’s an easy way to pay,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “Just use some of the money that’s already in your Health Savings Account.”

Bank of Southern California Recognized as a Top Small Business Lender

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has been recognized as a top small business lender in San Diego County based on the volume of SBA 7(a) loans originated according to the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s fiscal year-end lender rankings as of July 31, 2016.

Core Redevelopment Announces One Sycamore, the $23 Million Redevelopment of the Historic American Can Building in Terre Haute, Indiana

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Core Redevelopment, LLC today announced that it has agreed to redevelop the historic American Can building near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, into approximately 178 loft-style, market-rate apartments known as One Sycamore. In partnership with the City of Terre Haute, Indiana State University and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Core Redevelopment’s $23 million investment will breathe new life into this long-vacant but important historic landmark.

Florida Plaintiff’s Attorneys Gathered for the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and Seminar in Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board held their August Dinner and Seminar, featuring several guest speakers and notable attorneys from around the State. The seminar hosted by Manasota Trial Lawyers Board founder, attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, drew attorneys and members of the southwest and central Florida legal communities.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

Bank of Southern California Completes Acquisition of Opus Bank Branch

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) has completed the purchase of the deposits of the La Quinta branch of Opus Bank. The transaction closed on Friday, August 19, 2016. Customers of the Opus Bank La Quinta branch were consolidated into the existing La Quinta branch of Bank of Southern California. As of Monday, August 22, 2016, the former Opus Bank La Quinta customers now have access to all Bank of Southern California locations, including three Coachella Valley branches located in La Quinta, El Paseo-Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.

Mortgage Financial Services Chooses AccountChek by FormFree to Expedite the Home Loan Process Through Automated Account Verification

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, today announced that Mortgage Financial Services has selected AccountChek(TM) to automate borrower asset review for an easier, faster home loan application process.

Mid America Mortgage to Purchase eNotes through Its Correspondent Channel

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced it will purchase eNotes for loans closed electronically from approved sellers through its correspondent lending channel.

Crosslake Launches Pivotal Cloud Foundry Practice to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Enterprise (UPDATED)

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crosslake Technologies, the software development consulting company, is excited to announce it has launched its Pivotal Cloud Foundry(R) practice alongside its On-Premise to Cloud services. Crosslake works with software development leaders at technology and technology-enabled companies, as well as private equity companies that invest in software companies and their investment portfolios all over the world.

EPIC adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

PsychArmor Institute Launches TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.