Washington State Business News

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


A Pilot’s Powerful Memoir Takes Readers from the Ground to the Sky

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new memoir, a powerful coming of age tale, is set to release this fall. “Unlearning to Fly: A Memoir of Navigating the Turbulence and Bliss of Growing Up in the Sky” (ISBN: 978-1735641300), gives a detailed account of how the author, Russ Roberts, not only helped blow up his backyard with dynamite, but also shared a Volkswagen with a moose.

Redefining the Future of Live Broadcasting: Broadcast to Cover the Full Story About Your Business, Talents and Sports

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViuCom Corp., a Beyond Apps Group company, introduces Multi-Live Streaming, Multi-View App, “ViuLive” – a new dimension in live broadcasting. Unlike any other apps or software, ViuLive allows multiple cameras to be used to broadcast an event/story from different angles and or different locations.

Making Sure Kids Get Healthy Food Even When School Is Virtual

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.

Kuni Foundation Awards $100,000 Housing Access Grant to Community Vision

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Vision, a leader in advancing self-advocacy and person-focused housing for people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a $100,000 grant from the Kuni Foundation to enhance housing access efforts.

Seattle Company, Oscilla Power, Developing Breakthrough Approach to Recharging Underwater Vehicles

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.

Windstar Cruises Retrofits Fleet with HEPA filters and UV-C Light – Partners with University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Center

SEATTLE, Wash., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To address health concerns brought on by the pandemic, Windstar Cruises has committed to a holistic Beyond Ordinary Care program and will retrofit its fleet of six yachts with hospital-grade HEPA filters, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation and will employ a safe sanitization formula used in health care settings.

Oscilla Power Inc. Plans to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India

SEATTLE, Wash., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power Inc. would like to announce that they are now in the planning stages of a demonstration of their 1MW ‘Triton’ ocean wave energy system in Southern India. The particular location targeted for this utility-scale project is adjacent to Vizhinjam International Seaport, near Thiruvanathapuram, in the state of Kerala.

Oscilla Power, Inc. Announces Launch of MicroVentures Investment Opportunity

SEATTLE, Wash., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a private placement offering in accordance with Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg. CF) adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through MicroVentures.

‘Money Is an Energy Game,’ Gold Winner of 2020 COVR Visionary Awards for e-books, is now available in print

ARLINGTON, Wash., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Madeline Gerwick of Polaris Business Guides and Margaret Donahue of Feng Shui Connections announce the print publication of “Money Is an Energy Game” (ISBN: 978-1734283600). Released in Kindle format in December, 2019, this book was named the Gold Winner of 2020 COVR Visionary Awards for e-books on June 6, 2020.

WordPlay T. Jay ‘putting in Overtime’ – Eighth album tackles work, ambitions, spiritual life, dreams

TACOMA, Wash., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On The Map Music Group announces June 26, 2020 for release of hip hop artist WordPlay T. Jay’s eighth album since 2007, dedicated to his dreams, family, spiritual life, ambitions and hard work over the years “putting in Overtime.”

‘Ultimate Tag’: A Spinal CSF Leak Survivor Chases His Limits

SPOKANE, Wash. and HARRISURG, Pa., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spinal CSF Leak Foundation is pleased to announce that former patient and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania stuntman Zac Gordon will be featured in the recurring role of “Horse,” a Professional Tagger on the new FOX show “Ultimate Tag,” premiering May 20 at 9 p.m./8 central.

Free Oil Changes to Seattle Area Healthcare Professionals

SEATTLE, Wash., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIQUI MOLY today announced it has partnered to provide motor oil to Seattle area repair shops for free oil changes to more than 150 area healthcare professionals.

African Youth Drug Prevention (AYDP) Project Presents Substance Abuse Impact Data in Washington State

SEATTLE, Wash., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m., Union of Tigrean Women North America Seattle Chapter, a charitable non-profit organization supporting socio-cultural and educational causes of Ethiopians, invites the community to attend the African Youth Drug Prevention presentation of findings. The presentation will take place at the Washington State Coalition of African Community Leaders (WSCACL) quarterly meeting via Zoom.

Shobitam, one of the fastest growing Indian Ethnic Wear Brands in the US, releases Shobitam Signature Collections, to celebrate International Women’s Day

SEATTLE, Wash., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shobitam Inc,. designers of beautiful Indian Ethnic Wear announced the release of Shobitam Signature Collections, their largest product launch yet. The Pure Silk Sarees of the Signature Collections are inspired by the rich heritage of Indian handloom and mark a significant expansion to Shobitam’s collection of highly rated sarees, blouses, gowns and jewelry.

‘American Daughter’ Captivates Readers Revealing a Family’s Dark Secrets, Intergenerational Trauma, and a Daughter’s Quest for Redemption

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “AMERICAN DAUGHTER” (ISBN: 978-1632992529) tells an extraordinary story of trauma, healing and transcendence in this powerful memoir by Stephanie Thornton Plymale. As CEO and visionary of the Heritage School of Interior Design – the premier interior design school on the west coast – she kept her past a fiercely guarded secret.

Dating App for Dog Lovers Launches for iOS

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New dating app Wowzer is officially available for download nationally, with user-growth marketing focused on the company’s home city of Seattle. The app that helps dog-loving humans make more meaningful connections will launch in Seattle this fall before bringing the Wowzer community experience to cities nationwide later in 2020. (VIDEO)

MyKabin Officially Completes Its First Backyard Cottage as Seattle Detached ADU (DADU) Landscape Shifts

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MyKabin, a Seattle construction firm specializing in making it easier, faster and less expensive for homeowners to build a personalized and sustainable detached accessory dwelling unit, just completed its first backyard cottage build at a Madison Valley home.

Dating App for Dog Lovers Launching in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dogs are great companions and, now, they can be your “wingpup.” After all, who doesn’t need a little bark in their dating journey? Wowzer is throwing single dog lovers a bone. Launching on Oct. 23 for iOS, Wowzer is the dating app for dog lovers.

Bethel School District in Washington Selects Synergy Student Information System

SPANAWAY, Wash., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bethel School District (BSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student data management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Online Registration and cloud hosting to serve over 19,000 K-12 students in the Seattle metropolitan area.

‘Treasure Trove’ From Italy’s ‘Most Underrated Museum’ Travels to The United States for the First Time

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that the American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the first U.S. traveling exhibition of 40 Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, most of which have never been viewed by an American audience, from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy; the royal palace built in 1738 by Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples and Sicily (later King Charles III of Spain).

XG Communities to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless and engineering services for carriers and municipalities across the United States, announce their agreement to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington.

MyKabin Launches in Seattle – Brings Affordable Backyard Cottages to Western Washington

SEATTLE, Wash., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now residents of Western Washington have access to affordable backyard living space with the launch of MyKabin, a new construction firm specializing in backyard cottages. MyKabin has reimagined the construction process by focusing on creating a beautiful, prefabricated cottage with a minimally disruptive installation process that saves homeowners time, money, and the hassle of a lengthy construction project.

City University of Seattle Offers 25 Percent Tuition Scholarship to Art Institute Students

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The private, nonprofit City University of Seattle is demonstrating its support for students impacted by the recently announced closure of Art Institute campuses. To assist students seeking options to continue their education, City University of Seattle is offering a 25 percent tuition scholarship to students transferring from any AI campus.

Highline Public Schools in Washington State Selects the Edupoint Synergy Education Platform

BURIEN, Wash., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Highline Public Schools (HPS) has selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement the district’s industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management and assessment, replacing Illuminate SIS.

TeamSnap Partners with Washington Youth Soccer

BOULDER, Colo. and TUKWILA, Wash., Jan. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with Washington Youth Soccer (WYS), the governing body for all levels of youth soccer in Washington state.

The No. 1 Ramen restaurant in Japan MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU announces opening of its second North America location: in Seattle, WA

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North America second location MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU Seattle is having a Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Capitol Hill, Seattle.

HaptX unveils its HaptX Gloves Development Kit to transform VR training and design

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HaptX Inc., the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, today unveiled the HaptX(R) Gloves Development Kit, an industrial-grade product for advanced simulation in virtual reality. HaptX Gloves empower professional VR users to develop simulations with realistic touch feedback and natural interaction for the first time.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Patent Attorney Jim White

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jim White has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Seattle, Washington. Prior to becoming a software patent attorney, Mr. White worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for over six years.

New Huntron Access DH2 Dual Head, Open Architecture Probing Station Announced

MILL CREEK, Wash., July 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huntron Inc. announces the addition of the Huntron Access DH2 (Dual Head) Open Architecture Probing Station. “The expertise Huntron gained with developing the original Access DH robotic prober has allowed us to help customers automate their custom test processes. The Access DH2 is refinement based on customer feedback and our own experience,” said Brad Grams, President at Huntron.

HaptX, formerly AxonVR, Announces First Haptic Gloves to Deliver Realistic Touch In Virtual Reality

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HaptX Inc., formerly AxonVR Corporation, announced today its first product, HaptX Gloves, the world’s only haptic wearable to bring realistic touch and force feedback to virtual reality. HaptX Gloves feature over 100 points of high-displacement tactile feedback, up to five pounds of resistance per finger, and sub-millimeter precision motion tracking.

A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care Is After Arranging It for Someone Else, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, “it can be a blessing in disguise,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay.”

Lucas Rabel’s debut album ‘Western Amber Skies’ is bold and uplifting

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucas Rabel is a multi-talented instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has spent his life traveling the states, playing music and honing his sound. Lucas has lived in Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Chicago and Atlanta to share his infectious tunes. Recently, he released his debut album titled “Western Amber Skies.”

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double — from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today’s 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group’s share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. “Think of it,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, “one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care.”

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans’ concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). “The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues.”

Most Americans Aren’t Going for Long-Term Care Insurance, ‘But They Will, Where They Work,’ says James Dettman of ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. He will serve as one of four Worksite Sales Directors.

ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there’s another way to go. It’s a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Caregiver,’ Warns Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue “job offer” will suddenly appear.

No Stomach For Cancer Hosts Stomach Cancer Awareness Event at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No Stomach For Cancer, an international advocacy organization for stomach cancer, will host its fourth “Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” on Friday, May 12 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Pelton Auditorium in Seattle, Wash.

It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, “Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “And the help you get could be more than negligible.”

Huntron Access RF Prober improves the ‘Sniffer Probe’ Approach to RF diagnostics

MILL CREEK, Wash., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huntron Inc. has announced the addition of the Huntron Access RF probing station to its product line up. The Huntron Access RF provides reliable and repeatable Near Field measurements of RF signals.