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AlgEternal Technologies Introduces AlgAllure AlgaRiche, a Breakthrough Microalgae-Based Skin Care Line

LA GRANGE, Texas, May 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AlgEternal Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of naturally and sustainably produced microalgae-based products has introduced its AlgaRiche range of AlgAllure high-performance, luxury age-defying skincare products. The AlgaRiche line is rich with PhycoDerm, a patent-pending, proprietary marine red microalgae extract.

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

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

Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) Founder David Lykken Names Beth Ozenghar President and COO

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) today announced that it has named Beth Ozenghar its new president and COO. Ozenghar, whose mortgage career spans three decades, had been in the role of senior executive advisor with TMS since 2016. TMS Founder David Lykken will retain the title of founder and chief transformation officer, focusing on spearheading the firm’s management consulting engagements.

Sam Elliott Joins EPIC as Executive VP of Business Development and National Sales and Marketing Leader

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today that insurance brokerage industry veteran Sam Elliott has joined the firm to lead EPIC’s new business development efforts nationally.

EyeBuyDirect Launches Winter Whims 2017 Fall-Winter Collection

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fastest growing online eyewear retailer, EyeBuyDirect, has launched its new collection, Winter Whims. The collection includes 21 frames that embody the colors, textures and feeling of winter. The new Winter Whims collection is available online now. It features chocolate-brown and cinnamon-red frames that invoke the smell and tastes of the holiday season.

New Talking Lexa Bear Turns Your Digital Assistant Into Your Forever Friend

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wetwire Robotics today announced they are launching the first in a new line of smart toys geared towards digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa devices. The first model is called Lexa Bear and is a talking teddy bear that is designed to hold an Echo Dot or connect with any Bluetooth device like a mobile phone or tablet. Wetwire Robotics has designed the bear to synchronize its mouth movements in real time to the human voice. It is not limited to pre-recorded audio and can speak with about any audio it’s connected to.

Nonprofit Executive Series Fall and Winter 2017 Schedule Announced by Xanegy

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nonprofit Executive Series webcasts, hosted by Xanegy, will kick off on Tuesday, September 26, with “Trends in Human Capital Management.” The Nonprofit Executive Series is a monthly webcast for nonprofit leaders.

Austin, Texas-Based Internet Program MICHAUX TV Represents The Retro-fied Future of Live Music Television

AUSTIN, Texas, July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soul singer, songwriter, recording engineer, producer and learned music enthusiast Michaux (pronounced “me-show”) is in the midst of launching an intimate and engaging new live music show called “MICHAUX TV.” Inspired by Hall & Oates lead singer Daryl Hall’s successful TV program “Live from Daryl’s House,” Austin, Texas-based “MICHAUX TV” presents a platform for living room-like live performance coupled with thoughtful conversation that flows very much like breaking bread over a stone soul kitchen table.

Record Attendance Expected at Texas Mortgage Bankers Association’s 101st Annual Convention

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced today the location and dates of its 101st Annual Convention. This year’s conference – “Defining Our Future” – will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas on May 21 – 23, 2017.

Revenue Cycle and Coding Strategies Merge to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of the healthcare industry.

SUDC Supports Neuropathology Research Fellowship

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship” at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.

Libertarian Railroad Commission Candidate Mark Miller Wants Voters to Declare Independence from Two-Party Rule

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Libertarian Candidate Dr. Mark Miller urges voters to declare independence from two-party rule. With Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld representing the Libertarian Party at the top of the ballot this year, the next highest contest in Texas will be the statewide election of Texas Railroad Commission, for which Miller is running.

The South Austin Moonlighters to Release Their Brand New Studio Album ‘Ghost Of A Small Town’ on July 12, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 12 The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing “Ghost of a Small Town,” which features 13 brand new songs including their new single “You, Love and Me.” The album will be available on iTunes, on their website, on Amazon, CD Baby, at the shows and at Waterloo Records and discriminating independent record stores everywhere!

Music Computing releases Ultra HD 4K touchscreen conference table with built-in motorized liquor dispensing bar

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES 2016 (Hall: Sand G / Booth 82519) — The MotionCOMMAND-T is Music Computing’s line of interactive touchscreen conference tables. Whether it’s in a boardroom or showroom, the MotionCOMMAND-T allows you to communicate more effectively through its interactive features and touch functions. It definitely makes an impactful statement to your presentation.

‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ Explores Commission’s Role in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Mark A. Miller has published ‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ (ISBN: 978-1518810398), a new book that examines the complexities and impact of the regulatory actions of the Texas Railroad Commission on matters related to the oil and gas industry.

First in Texas: All-Natural Non-laser Tattoo Removal at Zulu Tattoo Studio of Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc., launches the first Tatt2Away non laser tattoo removal system in the state of Texas. Zulu Tattoo Studio of Austin has come on board with the company to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.

ACG Central Texas signs Memorandum of Understanding with The Texas Military Officers Association

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Military Officers Association, in an effort to actively expose the two organizations to each other’s membership, foster integration, and promote joint programs.

Mark Miller Announces Candidacy for Texas Railroad Commissioner

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mark Miller announced today that he is seeking the Libertarian Party of Texas’ nomination for Texas Railroad Commissioner in 2016. Dr. Miller was the 2014 Libertarian nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner and is again running for office because he believes it is imperative for the Texas Railroad Commission to serve all Texans, not just the oil and gas industry.

Revenue Recovery Expert Terry Massey Joins The Oncology Group

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oncology Group today announced that Terry Massey has joined the company as vice president. Mr. Massey will lead The Oncology Group’s newest consulting service, revenue recovery.

Marsha Fountain to Retire as President of The Oncology Group

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.

TALCB Concludes Investigation – Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an ‘Agreed Final Order’ in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN) located in Kemah, Texas.

FirstClose Announces Expanded Portfolio Review Service

AUSTIN, Texas, May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, an Austin, Texas-based mortgage technology service provider, announced today the expansion of its Portfolio Review Service for current home values, liens and encumbrances. Lenders can now access a detailed asset valuation that meets compliance requirements, but also exceeds expectations with a summary of the featured properties’ transactional histories.

The Libertarian Party of Texas Will Have 132 Candidates on the Ballot this November

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Libertarian Party of Texas will have 132 candidates representing them on ballots across Texas this November. With nominated candidates running for offices at all levels, ranging from County Clerk to U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and Governor, the Libertarian Party of Texas is running a large slate of candidates.

Libertarian Party of Texas Announces Ability to Accept Bitcoin Donations

AUSTIN, Texas, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with their 2014 Libertarian State Convention, the Libertarian Party of Texas announces that supporters may now give donations in the form of Bitcoin.

Vapshot, Inc. Introduces Vaporized Spirits for the Hospitality and Nightclub Industry

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vapshot(TM) is a refreshing new way to enjoy mix drinks, cocktails or shots. Vapshot is served in specially designed containers, which are pressurized and premixed with various spirits. The Vapshot machine is capable of injecting a fine mist of spirits into the serving container under pressure.

Libertarian Party of Texas Poised for Largest State Convention in its History

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Generation Liberty! as its theme, the Libertarian Party of Texas will host its 2014 state convention April 11-13 at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center in Temple.

Ding Guard, a division of First Lenders Data, Inc., and First Community Credit Union announce dent removal service plan for auto loan applicants

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ding Guard, an Austin, Texas-based automobile service contract provider, and First Community Credit Union announced today that members will now have access to a value-add service through Ding Guard, a leading product in automotive cosmetic reconditioning. The partnership provides a non-interest income product offering as part of the loan package for prospective members. Clients can protect their purchase from the first day of car ownership with Ding Guard’s restorative service plan.

Music Industry Book ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ released today by Greenleaf Book Group Press

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenleaf Book Group Press announces the release of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman. ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) is available nationwide today, November 13, 2013 and will be published in an eBook edition and an audio book edition in January 2014.

FirstClose Hires Industry Veteran Chip Caldwell as VP, Southeast Region Manager

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator in mortgage settlement services, announced that it hired Chip Caldwell to manage the company’s Southeast territory. The addition of Mr. Caldwell helps satisfy a growing demand for FirstClose’s end-to-end settlement services offering and supporting technology solutions for use by mortgage lenders.

‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman slated for national release in August

AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenleaf Press announces the upcoming release of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman. ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-60832-578-8, 7×9 Paperback, 446 pages, $19.95) will be available nationwide on August 13, 2013 and will be published simultaneously in an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1-60832-579-5, $7.99) and an audio book edition.