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5 BARS Positions NRG Stadium As One of the Most Connected Stadiums

HOUSTON, Texas and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R), a premier provider of wireless solutions, has positioned NRG Stadium as one of the most connected football stadiums today in time to support the biggest data-usage event in sports, next week’s Super Bowl LI. 5 Bars deployed a secure, reliable high density Wi-Fi network to support the heavy demand required by the team, venue and fans.

EPIC Insurance Adds Christopher J. Giuditta as Vice President in the Northeast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher J. Giuditta has joined the firm as a vice president. Giuditta will focus on the cultivation and development of new revenue opportunities throughout EPIC’s Northeast Region.

Dominic Iannitti Named to HousingWire’s 2016 Vanguard Award List for Major Industry Contributions

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that president and CEO, Dominic Iannitti, was honored by HousingWire with its 2016 Vanguard Award, which recognizes top mortgage executives for professional accomplishments and for their positive impact on the industry at-large.

Body Pillow Therapy – An All-Natural Method of Physical Therapy During Sleep

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world is finally waking up to healing their bodies during sleep. Body Pillow Therapy(TM) from Earthy Pillows (formerly The Curvy Pillow Company) is a new concept in maintaining proper posture for comfort and healing during rest and recovery from injury.

Courageous Stories from Former Girl Soldiers to be Shared at Local Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildVoice today announced that on Saturday, January 28, from 2-4 p.m., “Enduring the Night” co-author Natalie Committee-Fath will present an Author Talk at The Potter’s House, a nonprofit cafe and bookstore in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Committee-Fath will shine light on the issue of human trafficking and the plight of an estimated 250,000 child soldiers involved in conflicts globally.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn is one of 15 Happiest Places in World Says CNN

OWENSBORO, Ky., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Patrick Bosley, manager of the Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn, learned that their heritage barbeque restaurant was named as one of 15 of the world’s happiest places in not just the state, but the world, he was equally surprised as he was thrilled.

Real Estate and Paint launches Networking site for Homeowners, Agents and Contractors

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was out of necessity that Tom Gore from Thomas Realty Pros learned to market his real estate business. His new website reflects that experience. Tom helps consumers find the best real estate agents with his newly created Real Estate and Paint networking platform. It started with Tom getting his real estate license right before the crash of 2008. That fact necessitated originality when it came to marketing his business.

‘Chillennial’ by Feraz Ozel Debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Comedy Chart

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is proud to announce that “Chillennial” by Feraz Ozel has debuted at #9 on The Billboard Comedy Chart in its first week of release. The Billboard Comedy Chart lists the week’s top selling comedy albums ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

1,190 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their Thoughts on Over 100 POS System Brands

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com released the 2017 POS Survey Report today. The report summarizes input gathered from 1,190 independent restaurant owners from around the world regarding over 100 different brands of POS systems, focusing on several critical aspects including cost, installation and support experience, and features. The results of this survey provide unique insight into the POS system market and emerging trends, all of which are valuable to independent restaurant owners.

Attorney Brian O. Sutter Supported New Water System for Needy in Nicaragua

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has supported the construction of a new water system for the village of Guingajapa in San Nicolas, Nicaragua. The project entitled Guingajapa water system, was organized and operated by Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in USA.

Mortgage Capital Trading’s COO Phil Rasori to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel at Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference (IMBC) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of investor base optimization.

Qualia Adds Industry-First Custom Reporting to Title Settlement System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced the release of its advanced reporting module. The reporting feature equips title and closing professionals with an easy-to-use and customizable tool to analyze revenue sources, business relationships and operational efficiency.

Belamere Suites Hotel Wins 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Hotels

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Belamere Suites Hotel today announced it has been recognized as the overall winner in the Romance category of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice(TM) awards for Hotels, ranking #1 in America. In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe.

Utelogy Corporation Appoints Joey D’Angelo as V.P. of Engineering

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio/visual control, management, and analytics software, announces Joey D’Angelo joins the company as Vice President of Engineering. D’Angelo will help drive Utelogy’s growth velocity and product feature sets as the company continues on its mission to deliver true, non-proprietary Software-Defined AV solutions that can be virtualized or leveraged on any common data center and network infrastructure.

Simplifile Clocks 11.9 Million E-recording Transactions in 2016, Sets Sights on Settlement Innovation in 2017

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced its strategic priorities for 2017 along with year-end data summarizing the organization’s last 12 months of growth. Following steady adoption of its e-recording platform by county recording offices in 2016, Simplifile will focus in 2017 on expanding its network of settlement agent users and introducing enhancements to its online collaboration platform for settlement service providers.

A Real Life Robin Hood? ‘Professional Plaintiff’ Uses Settlement Money to Release Children’s Book

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manifestation Machine, a global personal growth and development brand, today announced the release of “Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series” (ISBN: 978-1946029003), the debut, middle grade fiction novel from Cory Groshek, a man dubbed a “professional plaintiff” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel who, in early 2015, filed three Class Action lawsuits over alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including one against cable giant Time Warner Cable.

OpenClose and MCT Complete New Integration to Optimize Loan Hedge Positions for Lenders

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference – OpenClose(R) an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, and Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, jointly announced they developed an integration that eliminates manual intervention and streamlines the delivery of loan data to maximize hedging for lenders.

Heritage Group Named Des Moines Metro’s Fastest-Growing Company on Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 List for 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heritage Group in Des Moines, Iowa, has been identified as the #1 Top Environmental Service Company and the #2 Top Iowa Company for 2016, according to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 annual 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies. In addition to these honors, Heritage Group was also listed as #573 on the list, boasting an astounding 683 percent three-year revenue growth.

Animal rights advocates applaud Rebecca House Publishing newest book, ‘Jeremy and the Crow Nation’ by Tatiana Strelkoff

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rebecca House Publishing and To Love Children Educational Foundation International Inc., a 501(c)(3), announces the release of “Jeremy and the Crow Nation” (ISBN 978-0945522058) by Tatiana Strelkoff. “Jeremy” is the second book in “The Changer Trilogy.”

5 BARS names Monnie McGaffigan President

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R) announced today the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as president of the wireless solutions firm. 5 Bars is a premier provider of master wireless plans and marketing agreements for cities and municipalities across the United States.

Senior Business Leader and Consultant Duane Dennis Joins EPIC in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Duane Dennis has joined the firm as a senior consultant and principal in the firm’s Southern California Employee Benefits Consulting Practice.

Campaign for Cursive Launches Annual Cursive Writing Contest in USA and Canada with March Deadlines

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests are presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) on National Handwriting Day. Each year, National Handwriting Day is celebrated on Jan. 23, the date associated with the birth of John Hancock.

EPIC Now Ranked No. 26 Among the World’s Largest Commercial Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #26 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s “Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.”

ReverseVision Names Kelly Kelleher Director of Corporate Marketing and Events

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced the promotion of Kelly Kelleher to the role of director of corporate marketing and events. In her new role, Kelleher will refine ReverseVision’s brand identity to ensure it resonates with an evolving reverse mortgage marketplace.

The Pension Inspector Announces Release 10, an Online Due Diligence Add-In, ‘ERISA PLUS’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with “ERISA PLUS.”

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces Posting of Official DIBCOIN Manual on DIBCOIN Website to Enhance Transparency to All Investors

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets:SCNP / OTC:SCNP) announces today that it has posted the official DIBCOIN Manual on DIBCOIN.US website to allow transparency to existing and potential investors of Sunshine Capital, Inc. and Companies and business owners who are accepting and/or will be considering accepting DIBCOIN as a form of payment.

McWhirter Realty Partners Announces 15-percent Growth in 2016

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, property management and development services, today announced a significant increase in business during 2016, realizing 15 percent growth over 2015.

Simplifile Integrates Collaboration, Post Closing Services with LendingQB

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document and data collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced the integration of its Collaboration and Post Closing services with LendingQB, a provider of 100 percent web browser-based, end-to-end mortgage loan origination software.

Maria Chambers, IACCP, Promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers’ responsibilities include administering KFWA’s compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.

Treasure Coast Opportunity Network announces the Treasure Hunt $500 Cash Giveaway

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network (TCOppNetwork) and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

‘Hitler in a White Coat’ Stalks California, says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, condemns the new “children’s rights” bill, SB18, as “a vicious attack upon children, the family and individual liberty. It’s a forced drumming up of the medical business, that is nothing short of medical Nazism.”

Sharewell HDD Announces PipeVac Lifting Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell HDD is proud to announce the launch of PipeVac Lifting Systems(R). The PipeVac(R) is manufactured with SmartLift Technology(R) – from its sleek, lightweight design to its revolutionary hydraulic-drive system. Each component is selected with safety, performance, and durability in mind.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names MCT’s Chris Anderson to its 2016 Top 40 Under 40 List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that its chief administrative officer, Chris Anderson, has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s 2016 on its “Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List.”

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Michael Miller Hosting New TV Show ‘Time Out with Coach Miller’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long time LACC basketball coach Michael Miller is hosting his own live TV show “Time Out with Coach Miller.” Coach Michael “Mike” Miller who broke numerous national records as head basketball coach at Los Angeles City College (LACC) is tearing it up in the world of live television with his new show “Time Out with Coach Miller” seen live twice a month.

EPIC’s Rosemary Manning Hughes to Present at ISCEBS 2017 Health and Welfare Compliance Update

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that senior consultant and principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 2017 Health & Welfare Compliance Update put on by the New York Metro Area Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 8:45 a.m. at BDO, 100 Park Ave., 11th Floor in New York, N.Y.

ReverseVision Distributes Food to San Diego County’s Hungry

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has teamed up with the San Diego Food Bank to help local residents in need. The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County.

Talent Runs Deep as East Coast Track Stars Head to Semi Finals After Weekend of Top Competition

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — The final preliminary meet of the nation’s largest amateur female track series, the Colgate Women’s Games, featured athletes from every division achieving personal best scores this weekend, as thousands of participants competed for spots in the semi-finals to be held at Pratt on Saturday, January 28, 2017. (UPDATED)

Altavera to Expand Operations Following Record Demand for Its Outsourced Mortgage Services in 2016

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced its plans for expansion in 2017 along with highlights from the company’s last 12 months of growth. The firm was acquired by Australian financial services company Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) in May.

Thomas ‘Tom’ Oseransky Marries Christy ‘Ha Huynh’ Wong

VALLEY VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernie and Edy Oseransky and Long Wong and Tot Nguyen are proud to announce the marriage of their children Thomas “Tom” Oseransky and Christy “Ha Huynh” Wong on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The ceremony took place at Nativity Church of El Monte. Father Joseph presided.

Solar Mounting Solutions’ Racking Systems heads into 2017 with NYS Code Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD ‘Chillennial’ by Feraz Ozel, uniquely Hilarious, Passionate and Brilliant

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Feraz Ozel, a “brown” comedian, is a light-hearted performer driven by passion, and intelligence, says Uproar Entertainment. His is a diverse and energetic brand of insightful comedy that connects with people from all walks of life. He prides himself on putting on a show that will make you laugh till it hurts, think about a few new things, and remember that regardless of our vast differences, we can all come together for a night of comedy.

EPIC Insurance to Speak at Cap-Intro West Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its Managing Principal & Practice Leader – Financial Risk Solutions, Bill Cosgrove will speak at the Cap-Intro West Conference on January 19 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, Calif. in the Main Hall – Pacific Level.

Kazzit Announces Highest Quarterly Usership Growth to Date

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kazzit, the wine industry’s most all-inclusive online community, has announced a bullish end of the year in terms of company growth. The fourth quarter of 2016 showed a 30 percent increase in unique visitors over Q3, and a 400 percent increase over the previous year. These results were fueled by a recently refreshed design, enhanced content and search capabilities, the launch of the Kazzit mobile app, and international expansion into 17 new countries.

Laguna Art-A-Fair hosts a Call for Artists Jury Day on Feb. 12, 2017 in Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna Art-A-Fair announces a Call for Artists Jury Day on Sunday, February 12 with an opportunity to join one of California’s premier summer fine art festivals. Artists and artisans may enter three pieces of their original artwork along with a jury fee from 8 – 11 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.

Millbrae School District Expands Edupoint Synergy Solution to Include Online Registration and Assessment

MILLBRAE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Millbrae School District (MSD) to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration and Synergy Assessment solutions, and the Inspect(R) Item Bank from Key Data Systems that works seamlessly with Synergy Assessment. MSD is located in San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area.

EPIC adds Timothy B. Ward to Risk Solutions Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that casualty risk management professional Timothy Ward has joined the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut-based EPIC Risk Solutions Practice as a Principal and Casualty Practice Leader.

Andy Warhol Discovered as an Honor Roll Student in Document – First Printed Mention of Warhol’s Name

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly discovered piece of Andy Warhol History is up for sale by The Metallic Art Gallery on eBay. It shows the great artist’s name as Andrew Warhola in a student honor roll document deserving of an Honorable Mention for his performance in his first semester of the ninth grade at Schenley High School in Pittsburgh.

5 Bars welcomes Greg Steininger as National Vice President of Communities

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Greg Steininger as National Vice President, Communities. 5 Bars is a premier provider of wireless master plans and asset marketing for cities, counties and large-scale venues.

Freedom Mortgage Wholesale Division Now Using Simplifile Collaboration Service

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Freedom Mortgage has begun using the Simplifile Collaboration service in its wholesale division to quickly and easily exchange data with its settlement partners.

Wintery Weather Doesn’t Chill the Pace at Third Preliminary Meet of the 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young athletes braved the cold outside while the competition heated up inside at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders now achieving nationally ranked scores.

Hoge Fenton announces that attorney Crystal N. Riggins has been elevated to shareholder, effective Jan. 1, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Riggins, based in Hoge Fenton’s Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Ethics & Professional Liability practice groups. Hoge Fenton is a multi-service law firm.

iMobie Updates AnyTrans to Freely Download Online Videos from 900+ Sites Directly to iPhone and Computer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., a leading iOS-related software developer, announced today an update of iPhone manager AnyTrans with free Video Download feature. It is the only free tool available in market that can batch download videos from Dailymotion, Vine, Vimeo, Instagram, and 900+ other sites, and directly store in iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, PC, and Mac.

Edupoint’s StudentVUE Mobile App Named Educents Top App for Kids

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The StudentVUE(R) Mobile app from Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been named a Top App for Kids by Educents, a parent- and teacher-directed online marketplace that shares new and innovative products designed to “get kids excited about learning.”

EPIC Adds Melissa Delaney as Senior Vice President – Private Client Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)– EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Melissa Delaney has joined the firm as a senior vice president in their Private Client Solutions Specialty Group. Delaney will be responsible for client relations, management and production for EPIC’s Northeast Region Private Client Solutions team.

Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Will Help ‘Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer’s’

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year in a row, ACSIA Partners, a national long-term care insurance agency based in Kirkland, Wash., will join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. As part of its three-day annual conference, the company will host a fundraiser on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association, which seeks a cure for the debilitating disease.

Neotrope Announces 17th Annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program to Help Worthy Causes Raise Visibility

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 33-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2017 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential “halo” sponsors and donors.

Mortgage Banking Expert Rob Chrisman to Address Special Session at RV UserCon 2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that mortgage industry expert Rob Chrisman will address attendees of RV UserCon 2017 as a special session speaker on February 9 in San Diego.

Jailed Actor Steve Comisar Ranked in Top One Percent of All Social Media Influencers by Klear

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steve Comisar is not your average celebrity felon. Comisar is the only Hollywood actor on earth that is also a famous con man. With over 700K Twitter followers and over one million YouTube views, he is a social media phenom.

Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Media and Advertising in 2017: What’s to Come

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What types of advertising media, such as radio, television, and online ads, rose or fell in popularity in 2017? What are the main demographics advertisers target? Which moods and inflections are most sought after for resonance and persuasive power? To answer these questions, Voices.com has released their look at the media and advertising trends that will dominate over the next year.