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.


Report: Over One Quarter of All Mileage Reimbursement Claims Are Overreported

ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to internal data gathered by TripLog, a leading enterprise mileage and expense tracking solution, over 1/4 (nearly 30%) of all mileage is overreported, which could potentially cost businesses millions of dollars per year in fraudulent reimbursements.

NBA Legend Metta Sandiford-Artest Will Promote CBD Move Free Products Via Partnership with National Distribution Company, Cannaballers Sales & Marketing

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former NBA Allstar, Defensive Player of the Year and Los Angeles Lakers NBA Champion, Metta Sandiford-Artest is affiliated Washington-based CBD company, CBD Move Free. “We are extremely excited about this amazing opportunity to work with Metta and the Cannaballers team to educate the public on the benefits of CBD and showcase our proprietary products,” states Jonas Roeser, Co-Founder & CEO of CBD Move Free.

Windstar Cruises Will Require Covid-19 Vaccination to Sail

SEATTLE, Wash., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until further notice, Windstar Cruises will require proof of a current COVID-19 vaccination for all guests sailing aboard Windstar’s yachts. The cruise line arrived at the decision in the best health and wellness interests of its guests, crew, and the places the yachts visit. Many Windstar destinations and some airlines have announced or are considering vaccine mandates, providing further support for the new Windstar policy.

Rise in Workplace Bullying Parallels Trump Term – Remote Work Fertile Ground for Abuse

CLARKSTON, Wash., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondents in the new national scientific poll by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) reported a rise in prevalence to 30% of adult Americans who directly experienced “repeated mistreatment: abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse.”

Northwest Navigation Company’s Motor Vessel David B Alaska Cruises Unaffected by Canada’s Cruise Ship Ban

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northwest Navigation Co., which operates the small cruise boat, M/V David B in Alaska, is unaffected by Canada’s recent extended cruise ship ban for the summer of 2021. The company will still be offering multi-day cruises this summer.

Japanese Offices in US Host Healthcare Tech and Digital Health Startup Business Opportunity Webinar for Expansion to Japan

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hyogo Business & Cultural Center and the Kobe Trade Information Office today announced the hosting of a webinar for Healthcare Tech and Digital Health startups looking for opportunities to expand their business into Japan. The webinar will be the first of its kind, with the goal of connecting with and providing useful information to as many potential future business partners as possible.

RPM Foundation Joins Forces with The Great Race

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RPM Foundation, a member of America’s Automotive Trust, is proud to announce that they have joined forces with The Great Race. RPM will work with the Great Race to administer their X-Cup Grants, Scott Henderson X-Cup Scholarship Awards, and the new X-Cup Team Choice Award.

Agent Review Announces Technology Awareness Series for Insurance Agents – Leonardo247 Leads Launch

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agent Review which serves insurance agents and those needing insurance, announces the creation of the Technology Awareness series. These informational alerts can make agents significantly more valuable to their clients, according to Bryan Foos, Agent Review’s Operations Manager.

Seattle Garage Door Repair Central Has Just Launched Same Day Repair Service

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number one garage door spring repair in Seattle, Seattle Garage Door Repair Central, has the best team of experts who know how to deal with every type of garage door and its parts. From broken rollers, defective garage door openers, curved door tracks and damaged garage door springs, they know how to fix it rapidly and efficiently.

Leading Global Housing Provider Renews Partnership with National Non-Profit to Fight Hunger

WOODINVILLE, Wash., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RESIDE Worldwide, a premier prop-tech and alternative accommodations firm, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced they have renewed a partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

Super Bowl Champion Jeron Johnson has signed on as an Ambassador for CBD Move Free

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Seahawk strong safety and Super Bowl XLVIII Champion Jeron Johnson has signed on as an Ambassador for CBD Move Free, a Washington State-based CBD company. “It is an honor to have Jeron onboard,” states Jonas Roeser, CEO. “We look forward to his insight and support for our product refinement and educational outreach.”

Seattle Design Week Returns for its 47th Year Offering a Week of Virtual Programming Bringing Together the Pacific Northwest Design Community

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seattle Design Center, the Pacific Northwest’s only designer showroom, will host “Design Week” – a virtual celebration of design, bringing together designers across the PNW, running from October 26 – 29, 2020. For the first time in SDC’s history, the fall market moves from a one-day in-person experience to a full-week.

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.