Washington D.C. Business News

Washington D.C. Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Washington D.C. (District of Columbia), U.S.A. (D.C., DC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


New Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, But Critics Ignore the Study They Once Welcomed

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A study led by researchers at the federal government’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Shares How to Avoid Living in Your Kid’s Basement When You Retire

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his new book, “The Mindset of Retirement Success: 7 Winning Strategies to Change Your Life” (ISBN: 978-0999641408), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers blunt advice to anyone who has been putting off retirement planning.

Mike Klaschka of EPIC to Present on Financial Risk at DC Alternative Investment Consortium Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Mike Klaschka will present at the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DC-AIC) on Tues., Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

NAMB Appoints John Stevens as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.

Howard University Alumnus’ International Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Makes U.S. Debut at Black Hollywood

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University’s homecoming at the legendary Social Architects’ Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, “The People’s Paradise,” presents Ochulo’s revolutionary men’s and women’s fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.

NAMB Appoints Valerie Saunders as Its New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization’s new executive director.

NAMB Rebrands to Better Reflect the Professional Diversity of Its Member Base

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced a rebranding that includes a new logo and marketing campaign. NAMB’s new brand identity emphasizes the diversity of its member base, which includes individual loan originators and small and midsize mortgage origination businesses of all kinds-brokers, bankers and correspondent lenders.

In ‘Abduction’ Walter Blair Has Written a Thriller for Readers Who Gravitate to Highs and Lows of a Mystery Pursuit

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Walter Blair’s third novel obviously demonstrates that the success of his first two novels were not flukes. The literary skills presented by Blair in “Abduction” (2017, WBlair Publishing) place him in a class reserved for John Grisham, Danielle Steel, David Baldacci, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, to name a few.

Greyling’s Gregg Bundschuh and Kent Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

Real Help for a Milwaukee Public School

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 28, 2017, the Treasurer of STEM-CAN Supporters (SCS) sent a $2,500 check to Fritz Blandon, Principal of Milwaukee Allen-Field Elementary School as a donation for the immediate purchase of Student Leadership Blazers and seven compound microscopes along with some minor supplies.

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.

Former Military Officers Seek Greater Due Process for CA Bonus Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two former military officers of the Washington D.C. law firm of Jordan Guydon sent letters today to U.S. Senator Boxer, other Congressional leaders, the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Army, urging the strengthening of due process for the California National Guard bonus recipients. The two are Darlye Jordan, managing partner of the firm and a former Army major who advised commanders during the Gulf War; and, Howard G. Cooley, of-counsel, and a retired Army colonel.

Oracle Group Hosts Actress and Author of ‘Around The Way Girl’ Taraji P. Henson with Author, ‘Awesomely’ Luvvie Ajayi

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Literary PR & Marketing Firm, The Oracle Group International announced that in celebration of their 10th year in operation, they will host the Washington D.C. “Homecoming” book tour stop for Award Winning Actress and now Author Taraji P. Henson on Oct. 22.

An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, “Birthright 2016” is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.’s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.

Brand New Novel Challenges Stereotypes by Featuring a Muslim Heroine

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. “The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds,” by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.

Systems Evolution, Inc. (SEI) Announces New Washington, D.C. Office – Opens July 1

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Systems Evolution, Inc. (SEI), an employee-owned business and technology management consulting firm consistently named one of Consulting Magazine’s Top Places to Work, has opened a new location to serve clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting to Co-Present in ClearLaw Institute Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards

GREAT FALLS, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting announced today that they will be co-presenting on a forthcoming ClearLaw Institute Webinar about the new lease accounting standards. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate and equipment leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.

Showing Up for Underserved Public School Students, A Civil Rights Journey Toward Social Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been mentioned by many politicians that everybody has a lobbyist except public school children – which means that when critical decisions are made about public schools the loudest voices tend to be well-paid lobbyists, not parents and community stakeholders. COPACS, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit wants parents and community stakeholders across gender, age, socioeconomic status, and ethnic groups to level this playing field.

Sports Documentary Film Premiere: ‘Muerte O Gloria: The Rise of the American Soccer Fan’

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Resulting Impact Film Productions presents ‘Muerte O Gloria: The Rise of the American Soccer Fan,’ a documentary film about the Barra Brava, the fan supporter group for the DC United Soccer Club from Washington, D.C. The Barra Brava was the first supporters group of its kind in Major League Soccer.

International Jazz Legend and Soul Makossa Artist Manu Dibango to Publish English Memoir with Oracle Group International

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group International debuts its Publishing Division with the acquisition of the memoir of Cameroonian born international jazz legend Manu Dibango to be released on December 1, 2015. To support the publication of this endeavor, Manu Dibango will embark on a U.S. Tour scheduled to coincide with the release of this book.

Lack of Reimbursement for Healthcare Interpreting Services is Unsustainable

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A white paper titled ‘The Perfect Storm,’ co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.

Families Overjoyed as the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669)

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill’s passage,’ said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. ‘This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.’

Senate HELP Committee approves Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669)

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).

Blue Ribbon Events Launches in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 15 years of experience coordinating events and providing protocol guidance to senior U.S. government officials and Members of Congress, today, Gretchen Learman Burrier, announced the formal launch of her special events and international protocol company Blue Ribbon Events. The name Blue Ribbon Events is based on her passion for all things equestrian.

President Obama will be asked to consider the early release of famous con man Steve Comisar currently in Federal Prison

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prominent defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an ‘excessive sentence’ for fraud.

Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame, ‘Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be’ (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

SuiteAmerica Commits to Feed the Hungry

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is thrilled to announce that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger.

Black Men’s Xchange Celebrates 25 Years with New State-of-the-Art Community Space in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Men’s Xchange (BMX), the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C. The event was co-sponsored in partnership with celebrated D.C. staple Al Sura, Inc., a non-profit public charity foundation.

It’s Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.