Texas Business News

Texas Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Texas, U.S.A. (TX), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Hireshield Debuts New Rapid-Process System for Background Checks

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the past four years Hireshield, a Dallas firm serving small to medium companies undertake background checks that assure the quality of new hires, has been responsible for undertaking more than 750,000 candidate checks. As of 2021, that number is projected to climb.

Perfection Garage Door Repair Introduces a Complete Garage Door Repair in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perfection Garage Door Repair the best garage repair and installation in Arlington, TX. The company offers a wide range of garage door services for residents in Arlington.

In A Year Full of Uncertainty, Stack Sports Remains Focused on Innovation and Thankful for Its Strong Partners

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a record first quarter for Stack Sports, the novel coronavirus took the United States by storm – closing schools, halting sports, and even shutting down whole communities. With over 95% of athletes nationwide impacted in some way, Americans looked to find the way forward.

EO Houston announced today that The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Hosts Jeremy Jenson

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In mid-September, The University of St. Thomas, McNair Center for Entrepreneurship’s Executive Director, Dr. Patrick Woock, reached out to EO Houston to request that one of our Members come in and lead a Workshop on Networking for their Entrepreneurship students.

Nationally Known Dietitian, Nutrition Consultant and Author Offers Readers A Path to Reversing Chronic Inflammation

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jan Tilley, a nationally recognized dietitian specializing in chronic disease management, has just released a third book dedicated to helping those suffering with chronic inflammation. Entitled “Eat Well to Be Well: Living Your Best Life Through the Power of Anti-Inflammatory Food” (ISBN: 978-1626342668), the book summarizes the health risks so many face due to the fact the American diet has become completely unbalanced.

Zeteo Biomedical to Collaborate with Iowa State University Nanovaccine Institute to Study a COVID 19 Vaccine Under Fast Track CARES Act Funded Program

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zeteo Biomedical LLC, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has partnered with the Nanovaccine Institute at Iowa State University to study a nasal SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Zeteo will provide nasal delivery device technology and unit dose packaging utilizing its ZEOx2 Delivery Platform.

Area Code Baseball Partners with Prep Baseball Report on Innovative Event Series

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Area Code Baseball, a Stack Sports Experience, has partnered with Prep Baseball Report to offer more athletes an opportunity to learn, compete and showcase their abilities through the Area Code ID Series.

EGW Announces the Acquisition of Buy Wholesale Company

CARROLLTON, Texas, Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EGW Utilities, Inc. has acquired Buy Wholesale Company, LLC (BWC) of Montgomery, Texas. BWC was founded by Karl Knapp in 1985. He and his wife, Tracy, operated it until its acquisition on October 30, 2020. The procurement of BWC greatly increases EGW’s waterworks and plumbing product offerings.

Stitchin’ Heaven Announces New Line of Quilting Getaways Beginning in 2021

QUITMAN, Texas, Nov. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stitchin’ Heaven announces Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises, five luxury quilting getaways in cities around the United States. Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises are the most recent addition to Stitchin’ Heaven Travel’s line of quilting-focused vacation packages.

Successful Dallas Author and Businesswoman releases the third book in her Advantage Series, designed to help entrepreneurial companies grow exponentially

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many employees believe they aren’t being paid to think. In “The Thinking Advantage,” author Jill Young shares the dynamic algorithm for creating and building a strong company. When everyone at the company is really thinking, miraculous changes can happen!

Art of Caffeination Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Clever Coffee Playing Cards

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something new and exciting is brewing at Art of Caffeination, a new design business that focuses on products that are all things coffee. Its first product launch – a quick-reference deck of coffee playing cards – is designed for coffee lovers, enthusiasts and gamesters alike to not just have fun, but learn something too.

Texas Firm Launches New Product to Help Support Collegiate Sports This Fall

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the national discussion surrounding collegiate sports, Texas-based Fairly Group and sister-company OccuNet have unveiled an insurance product which covers medical expenses for collegiate student-athletes who contract COVID, bringing a relevant solution to the intense national discussion regarding collegiate sports.

The McGrath Project announces a new record and world tour!

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The McGrath Project, a Texas-based indie rock band on 4818 Records, is ready to hit the road in 2021. Along with dates set at the First Friday Festival in Las Vegas and The Viper Room in Los Angeles, the McGrath Project is particularly excited to announce some international highlights. In late June the band will be playing the Rock Bulava Festival in Kiev, Ukraine and famous Dobro Festival in Moscow along with a series of engagements throughout the Ukraine and Russia.

Sente Mortgage Surpasses 20,000 Home Loans – Company Points to Unmatched 5-Star Experience

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sente Mortgage has helped over 20,000 families and individuals make their homeownership dreams a reality as of September 2020, the company announced today.

The Power of Messaging: Ad Agency Challenges Industry to Spread Message to Encourage Audience to Vote

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Election Day less than a month away, and early voting beginning on October 13, in a nonpartisan effort, Alpha Business Images (ABI), has rolled out the Keeping It 100 Challenge to spread the message of encouraging voter participation with the help and talent of peers in the advertising industry.

Velocity Credit Union Provides Employees Paid Time Off to Vote Early

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union understands the importance of voting. To remind its employees that their vote is their voice and to encourage them to use it, the financial institution has announced a company-wide perk: paid time off to vote.

ABI Named on the Adweek 100: Fastest Growing Agencies List

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dallas-Fort Worth-based marketing agency Alpha Business Images, LLC (ABI) has been named to the Adweek 100 Fastest Growing Agencies List – and as one of the Top 5 Fastest Growing US Agencies in the Southwest.

Progressive Pumps Named Exclusive Magnatex Pumps Distributor in Greater Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Progressive Pumps (Spring, Texas) was recently named as the exclusive Magnatex Pump distributor for the greater Houston area. Magnatex is most known for its heavy-duty, state of the art, sealless, magnetic drive, stainless steel and alloy pump.

Founder of Dallas-Based TractionFirst Releases a New Book Designed to Give Entrepreneurs a Boost of Courage in Today’s Economy

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jill Young, founder of Dallas-based TractionFirst, uses her experience to teach business owners how to grow and thrive. “The Courage Advantage: 3 Mindsets Your Team Needs to Cultivate Fierce Discipline, Incredible Fun, and a Culture of Experimentation” (ISBN: 978-1647462819) began as a result of a question asked by a new client, “I know why this coaching will work. What do you think is happening when it doesn’t work?”

Dallas Author and Speaker Teaches Employees How to Improve Themselves and Their Workplaces with the Release of ‘The Earning Advantage’

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jill Young, author, speaker, and founder of TractionFirst releases a new book providing bosses a way to help their employees earn more. Most employees lack clarity about how their performance connects to the value they create for their company. “The Earning Advantage” (ISBN: 978-1647462758) is a unique resource for employees to earn more money while promoting their company’s growth.

Houston Methodist Improves Patient Access with Blockit’s Digital Care Coordination Platform

MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit, the leader in highly integrated digital care coordination and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Houston Methodist has selected Blockit’s consumer scheduling, referral management and imaging scheduling platform to enable its highly ambitious digital access strategy.

M.G.A. Garage Door Repair Houston TX Launched Full Set of Installation Garage Door Service

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M.G.A. Garage Door Repair Houston TX launched a complete set of garage door installation houston service for any type of garage door. Experienced and skilled technicians will handle the installation service.

M.G.A Garage Door Repair Dallas TX Unveiled Its 24/7 Emergency Garage Door Solutions

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M.G.A Garage Door Repair Dallas TX, one of the leading Dallas garage door companies, releases a 24/7 emergency garage door solutions. The company releases this program because a problem with a garage door happens anytime.

House Overhead Garage Door Repair Launches Commercial Garage Door Repair Services for Business Owners

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — House Overhead Garage Door Repair, a reputable garage door repair Houston company, launches commercial garage door services. The company releases this service because business owners or companies should protect their precious assets.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Julas Hollie as Correspondent Division Sales Director

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Julas Hollie has joined the company as sales director for Mid America’s Correspondent Lending division. In this role, Hollie is responsible for increasing loan acquisitions through strategic marketing and customer outreach.

Ward North American and Move For Hunger Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger As Food Insecurity Levels Rise in U.S.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ward North American, a national moving company with more than 40 years’ experience, announced it has renewed its partnership with Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization.

Pro Tec Garage Door Repair Austin Offer Complete Solution for Replacing Garage Door

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pro Tec Garage Door Repair Austin offers a replacement service for garage door Austin that covers everything that clients need. The replacement service includes different processes, starting from converting needs, upgrading, or entirely replacing the door. The technician uses a thorough process to provide this installation service.

New Advanced ASET Diamond Reports for A CUT ABOVE® Hearts and Arrows Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash today announced that they will be providing an Advanced ASET report on all new A CUT ABOVE® hearts and arrows diamonds. The proprietary platinum report from the American Gem Society Laboratories (AGSL) is the most exacting diamond report available and includes comprehensive light performance based cut quality information in the form of grading and graphical light mapping.

Velocity Credit Union gives members free access to their FICO® Scores

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union credit card holders can now access their FICO Scores at no charge through monthly statements and online banking. FICO Scores will be refreshed on a quarterly basis and checking them will not affect credit ratings.

Mid America Mortgage’s Kara Lamphere Named 2020 HW Woman of Influence

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere has been named a 2020 HousingWire Woman of Influence. A two-time winner (2017), Lamphere was recognized this year for her continued efforts to push the envelope regarding what is possible for lenders in today’s origination environment.

Shuler Research Studies COVID Public Communication Effectiveness

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shuler Research, a social modeling research group noted for predictions based on public risk tolerance, is studying effectiveness of COVID-19 information and how the public uses it to make strategic decisions.

Whiteflash Named 2020 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2020 Pinnacle Award -the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service.

‘Jump Start Your Vision’ Designed for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want More

HOUSTON, Texas, July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Serial Entrepreneur, Simone Adrianne, specializes in teaching women how to make an impact by turning obstacles into opportunities. Simone has created three six-figure brands: Overcoming Her, The Overcomer Club, and #TheLaunchPad since becoming an entrepreneur at the age of 23.

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Announces Promontory MortgagePath as Its Newest Endorsed Service Provider

AUSTIN, Texas, July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is pleased to announce that Promontory MortgagePath, LLC (PMP) has been selected as the newest IBAT Endorsed Service Provider for its ability to deliver a tailored, modern and cost-effective set of mortgage solutions.

AgroCulture Inc. Promises to Dissolve Food Insecurity by Opening Up More Avenues of Opportunities for Small Farmers and Home Growers

ADDISON, Texas, July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AgroCulture Inc. aims to bring communities together to fight off every obstacle causing food security. With an effective platform where small farmers and home growers can connect, AgroCulture Inc. aims to promote financial and physical well-being of various communities.

The 64th Annual Parade of Homes is Officially Live as a Virtual Event

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis, a McCombs Properties development, along with the Parade builders release the first-ever virtual Parade of Homes video tours. The Parade of Homes, which is typically held over consecutive weekends and draws over 6,000 visitors, was reimagined for the current climate to ensure the homes could be viewed in a safe way.

Burning Tree Programs Help to Reopen All-Women Facility that Treats Trauma and Addiction in Tandem

DALLAS, Texas, July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Burning Tree Programs recently helped to re-open a Fredericksburg, Texas, women-only drug and alcohol rehab that closed in January of 2020 – Awakenings Hill Country. Today, it’s been renamed the Fullbrook Center and is now part of Burning Tree Programs’ effort to ensure ethical treatment that’s run by families and not driven by private equity interest.

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis to Hold Virtual ‘Parade of Homes’

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to help contain the spread of Covid-19, The HBA of Greater Austin, McCombs Properties and the Parade builders made the decision to cancel live public tours of the Parade of Homes this year and hold virtual tours instead.

Estes-Hightower PLLC launched PleadWrite.com to rival leading online document generation companies by offering free probate litigation services to Texas customers

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estes-Hightower PLLC, a Houston law firm, offers free probate litigation with the purchase of a last will and testament through PleadWrite.com. The online system is unique compared to competitors like LegalZoom or Rocket Lawyer by offering free probate litigation.

Northern White Sand Consortium: Rystad Energy Study Links Sand Proppant Type to Decreased Oil and Gas Production and Profitability

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Northern White Sand Consortium (NWSC), a subgroup of industry participants, formed under the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association, announced today that a report by Rystad Energy examining 800 Shale Oil wells completed using in-basin sand, across 7 operators in the Permian basin.