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.


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.

Last Week to Nominate for a Free Roof – Open to Travis County Residents

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin Roofing and Construction has been giving away free roofs since 2015. Roofing damage does not discriminate and we have had some bad storms this year. If you know a homeowner who has found themselves in dire straits and in need of a roof, or if that homeowner is you, please nominate.

New Internet Radio Station Founded by ‘Dream Team’ of Radio Personalities

HOUSTON, Texas, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TNCRadio.LIVE announced today that some well-known radio personalities along with others have come together to help create a new Internet Radio and Mixed-media company focused on those who spend their day driving the streets of Houston.

STRATAC Leadership named Co-VP of Communications for American Marketing Association – Austin Chapter

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STRATAC Marketing’s Virginia Case was elected Co-VP of Communications by the voting members of the American Marketing Association’s Austin Chapter – a premier marketing collaborative in Austin, Texas.

Hampton Inn San Antonio-Northwoods Reopens June 15 – Centrally Located Hotel Anticipates Exciting Summer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hampton Inn San Antonio-Northwoods, located at 2127 Gold Canyon Drive San Antonio, Texas, announced Friday it will resume operations following the Coronavirus shutdown. The Hilton branded hotel will open its doors on Monday, June 15 and offer discounted room rates to travelers eager to explore the summer activities in San Antonio.

Texas Systems Group Named to ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: 2020 Edition

AUSTIN, Texas, May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research for 2020. The annual list and research (hashtag: #Top100MSP) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing and additional vertical markets.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park granted Specific Use Permit

NASSAU BAY, Texas, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City Council of Nassau Bay has granted the request for a Specific Use Permit to Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park by unanimous vote on Monday evening. Moody is a respected leader in brain injury rehabilitation.

Kidventure to Open Texas Summer Programs

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After much consultation with our health professionals including infectious disease doctors and pediatricians, with newly released Guidelines for Summer Camps from the Governor’s Task Force, representatives from the CDC, and many families, Kidventure, has made the decision to open camp programs beginning June 1, 2020.

Houston-Based RevSherpas LLC Announces New Strategic Consultancy for Small Business Owners

HOUSTON, Texas, May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As many small businesses face uncertainty surrounding restructuring and are being forced into new operating paradigms like remote commerce, RevSherpas LLC aims to assist business owners by utilizing their deep experience in strategic customer relationship management (“CRM”) and customer experience (“CX”) transformation to deepen client loyalty and elevate business performance.

Ferrari’s Italian Villa Challenges You to Tell Them Your Best Restaurant Story

ADDISON, Texas, May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A smile is the best medicine. With Coronavirus presenting new challenges every day, smiles are welcome. Fortunately, Ferrari’s Italian Villa wants to celebrate your great dining memories to remind everyone of their favorite restaurants.

Clean Air Dallas Pro Now Helps Homeowners Improve the Structural Integrity of Their Crawl Spaces

DALLAS, Texas, May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean Air Dallas Pro, known among the Dallas community for providing excellent air duct cleaning services, is lending a helping hand to the homeowners in repairing as well as creating their crawl space. The duct cleaning Dallas business has found favour with the residents of Dallas and has been slowly crawling upwards to displace its nearest competitors.

Local Texas Author Uses Quarantine to Finish Novel Early

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — COVID-19 is keeping everyone at home and many people out of work. When Tim Frankovich’s freelance work dried up, he turned to writing instead. Today, he announced publication of his second novel, “Until All Bonds Are Broken” (ISBN: 978-1733328524).

Unique North Texas Private Investigation Firm Brings a Different Approach

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Dallas – Fort Worth based private investigations firm, Lynx Actual LLC, announced the completion of its first year of successful operations. Lynx brings a dynamic combination of executive management, operational expertise, and precise and timely action to every investigative assignment.

Autocraft Bodywerks Expands Service with New North Austin Location Dedicated 100% to Tesla!

AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autocraft Bodywerks, Austin’s premier automotive collision repair center located at 5411 Wasson Rd, Austin, Texas, has opened a second location at 12131 Roxie Drive in North Austin, Autocraft Principal Chris Raeder announced today.

In Uncertain Times, Olerio Homes Breaks Ground on New Development in North Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, Lou Olerio, President of Olerio Homes safely continues forward breaking ground on Modella Park, a gated neighborhood with 24 soft-contemporary patio homes.

Kroger, Mattress Mack and Mayor Sylvester Turner Announce Partnership on Senior Needs Drive for 10,000 Seniors

HOUSTON, Texas, March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) along with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture and Mayor Turner announced their partnership to feed over 10,000 seniors in need.

Anytime Chimney Services Houston Has Listed A Helpline Number for Its Customers

HOUSTON, Texas, March 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anytime Chimney Services Houston, a well-known chimney services provider, has provided their helpline number on the company’s website. The duct cleaning Houston TX service provider has been a favorite among the community owing to its nearly impeccable services and of course, the prices it has attached.

360 Towing Solutions Houston Started Offering Flatbed Towing Services In Houston Area

HOUSTON, Texas, March 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Towing Solutions Houston, a leading towing Houston service provider, recently started offering flatbed towing services in and around Houston area. The owners of the towing Houston business stated that since flatbed towing is one of the most complex towing services, they have already hired a few highly experienced towing truck operators and licensed mechanics.

360 Towing Solutions Dallas Started Offering Limo Towing Services in Dallas Area

DALLAS, Texas, March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Towing Solutions Dallas, one of the leading towing service providers in the Dallas area, recently started offering limo towing services in the Dallas area. The owners of the Dallas towing business formally announced the launch of the new service at a press conference held near the Dallas city central.

Generous Bequests Help Strengthen Komen Dallas Co. Mission

DALLAS, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen Dallas County (Komen Dallas County) today said it has received bequests from the Estate of Edith Beutell and the Estate of Dr. Glenn Dodwell, which combined total more than $199,000. The gifts will further the organization’s ability to assess the state of breast health in Dallas County and create plans of action to reduce breast cancer mortality disparities in the community.

Forged Components Inc. (FCI) Has Acquired the Western of Texas Forge & Flange Company

HUMBLE, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forged Components Inc. is proud to announce the acquisition of the Western of Texas Forge & Flange Company. The acquisition was completed in the 4th quarter of 2019.

Capitol Fence Shares Public Safety Tips Around Automatic Gates

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence & Deck of Austin, Texas, learned there are an estimated 300 ER visits due to injuries from automated gates. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) notes that most serious injuries occur around public access gates found at an apartment building, condominiums, and gated communities.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at NACE International’s Corrosion Conference and Expo

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit for the first time during the Corrosion Conference & Expo 2020 hosted by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International in Houston, Texas from March 16 – 19. ViewTech sales consultant Joel Greene will display several VJ-3 Video Borescopes for Corrosion 2020 attendees, including the newly released VJ-3 dual camera video borescope.

Texas Systems Group Launches BrightChannel Partner Program

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group, Inc. (“TXSG”) announced today that it is launching a Direct Channel Partner Program called the BrightChannel Partner Program. The program allows partner businesses to offer trusted and industry-recognized BrightStar Managed IT Services to their clients and earn recurring revenues.

Vista Park Developers Have Secured Full Project Team for New Residential Development in Lamesa, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vista Park, LLC developers, Ron Smith, President at Smith Wealth Advisors, and Myles Richards, announced today that they have signed agreements with all of the key development team members, moving the Vista Park, LLC residential development project closer to an anticipated ground-breaking in June or July of 2020, pending City of Lamesa approval.

Mazda of Mesquite car dealership and service center in Mesquite, Texas, announces imminent ownership transition

MESQUITE, Texas, Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mazda of Mesquite – a Mazda car dealership and service center located at 15900 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy in Mesquite, Texas, 75150 – will transition to new ownership as of February 27, 2020.

Mid America Mortgage Named to ‘2020 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For’ List by National Mortgage News

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of the “2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For” by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News. Mid America ranked 20th among 40 lenders recognized nationally.

Immediate Response Locksmith San Antonio Introduces Several Services to Serve Better

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Immediate Response Locksmith San Antonio is one of the top locksmith companies in San Antonio. After a few years serving car owners and homeowners, this professional locksmith in San Antonio is trying to develop its services. The main service of this company is an automobile and building locksmith.

360 Towing Solutions Austin Offers a Simple Solution for Overheating Trucks On the Road

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Towing Solutions Austin, one of the trusted towing Austin services, realizes that driving a truck is challenging. It seems that drivers face a bad day if there is something wrong with the truck on the roadside. Overheating is the most common problem, and most truck drivers don’t understand the causes.