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.


Talent Competition and Charity Event Goes Global!

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tori Belle Cosmetics announces its second annual Virtual TB’s Got Talent Charity Bash, airing Live, March 2, 2023 at 4 p.m. PT on the Tori Belle Cosmetics FB page and Tori Belle Cosmetics YouTube channel. The proceeds will provide grants for people and families in need through the National Organization for Women’s Safety Awareness (N.O.W.S.A.).

Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group Do Joint Venture

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group, Inc. (VastSolutionsGroup.com) are pleased to announce their joint venture, AssetDefenseAdv.com. This partnership brings together two leading companies in the asset protection and tax strategy industry, combining their expertise and resources to provide top-quality services to clients around the globe. The advanced platform is called “Einstein” and is currently in Beta 1.0.

Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics such as handwriting research in the digital age, human resources, the effects of medication on handwriting, genealogy, deception, signature analysis, psychology, and so much more.

SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.

Tori Belle Cosmetics Cover Model Contest!

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), Tori Belle Cosmetics is searching for the next bold, brave and confident model to grace the front cover of their magazine and other digital platforms totaling an audience of over 2.5 million per month and a prize package valued at $500.

Proteios Technology, Inc. Awarded $1.6 Million NIH SBIR Grant to Commercialize its Multivariate Cell Isolation Technology

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Proteios Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce it’s received a $1.6 million SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to commercialize its multivariate (parallel) cell isolation technology. Grant funds will be used to extend Proteios’ cell isolation kits to include up to 20 of the most common cell types currently used in cell therapy development.

Seattle Plumbing Company Commits to Transparency and Customer Peace of Mind

SEATTLE, Wash., June 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amid stories of plumbing contractors without the proper licensing doing subpar work, or even scamming customers, Trusted Plumbing & Heating in the Seattle area is more committed than ever to transparency, due diligence and customer care.

Washington Siding Company Believes Homeowners Deserve Better Than ‘Free Estimates’

SEATTLE, Wash., June 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homeowners have been inundated in recent years with offers from contracting companies for “free estimates” for siding, roofing, window replacement, and any other home maintenance project they may need. But Builders Service Company in Washington is taking a different approach to helping folks improve their homes.

444 Uncovers that the Northwest is Using Fungi to Fight the Good Fight in More Ways Than One

SEATTLE, Wash., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interviewing sustainable food and beverage businesses across the U.S. is Danielle Keogh’s, co-founder, 444, LLC, passion. The latest tour of the northwest U.S. Keogh learned that mushroom cultivation and usage is advancing.

444 Discovers an Abundance of Functional Food at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

SEATTLE, Wash., April 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danielle Keogh, co-founder, 444, LLC, a business passionate about the culinary art of functional beverage and expert mixology, continues a nationwide tour interviewing sustainable businesses within the food and beverage industry. While exploring the U.S.’s southwest, Keogh discovered Alta Vista Botanical Gardens (AVBG), a treasure trove of plant medicine.

444 Spotlights Movers and Shakers in the Sustainable Living Sector

SEATTLE, Wash., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danielle Keogh, co-founder, 444, LLC, launched a nationwide tour where she interviewed businesses within the functional ingredient sector. She says that Brandon Pitcher continues to carve the path for sustainable living. 444, LLC will incorporate the culinary art of functional beverage and expert mixology to manufacture functional beverage mixers.

Tori Belle Cosmetics, Customers and Affiliates Give Over $10K in Cash Grants to Those in Need!

SEATTLE, Wash., April 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Laura Hunter invented Magnetic Eyeliner and started Tori Belle Cosmetics, she knew she had a winning product. What she didn’t know was how many lives would be positively impacted when she opened the company up to independent sales Affiliates. With over a million happy customers and thousands of affiliates across the globe, the foundation of Tori Belle Cosmetics culture is giving back.

Spokane Association of REALTORS® rolls out Down Payment Resource to help subscribers connect homebuyers with down payment assistance

ATLANTA, Ga. and SPOKANE, Wash., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spokane Association of REALTORS® (SAR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its 2,500 MLS subscribers with access to DPR’s toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.

Prolific inventor and beauty guru, Laura Hunter, has launched her newest invention, the Perfect Contour Beauty Sponge

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For many years, stars like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez have popularized the highlighted and contoured makeup look, but without access to a professional makeup artist, getting Kardashian perfect contour was nearly impossible. For most, the result was streaks of brown or white that just won’t blend in. Tori Belle Cosmetics promises to have solved this problem.

Tori Belle Cosmetics is giving up to $25,000 in Grants to Those in Need!

WOODINVILLE, Wash., Feb. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tori Belle community is making a difference to those in need during the upcoming TB’s Got Talent Charity Bash, airing Live, March 3 at 4 p.m. PT. “This is our fourth Virtual Charity Bash and we have raised nearly $90K for families in need to date. It is an honor to make a positive impact in the lives of our most vulnerable families all over the world,” said Co-founder and CEO of Tori Belle Cosmetics, Laura Hunter.

Laura Hunter Wins 2022 BIG Innovation Award

WOODINVILLE, Wash., Jan. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this month, the Business Intelligence Group named Laura Hunter, founder of LashLiner, Inc., and wholly-owned subsidiary, Tori Belle Cosmetics, as a leader and winner in the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards. This annual business awards program recognizes organizations, products, and people that are bringing new ideas to life in innovative ways.

Tacoma Marketing Agency Giving Away $5,000 of Services and Advertising to PNW Businesses

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David White Marketing Services has just launched their Support Local Campaign to give away $5,000 of marketing & advertising services to 2 businesses in the PNW. The purpose of this campaign is to support local business during a tough time of a changing digital landscape from large platforms like Google & Facebook. You can nominate a business on their website.

Custom Cable Manufacturing Company Celebrating 50% More Capacity for Growth

AUBURN, Wash., Dec. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technical Cable Applications (TCA) is a custom cable manufacturer based out of Auburn, Washington, serving companies nationwide. Without a doubt, this eager and innovative company has grown leaps and bounds over the course of the pandemic, with no slowing down in sight. Pedal to the metal, these out-of-the-box thinkers are excited to be able to take on more business.

Renton Plumbing Company Offers Service to Support Other Local Plumbers

RENTON, Wash., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that both the COVID-19 pandemic and the volume of unemployment is still causing a disturbing amount of damage across Washington state. According to Trusted Plumbing and Heating, as homeowners continue to need plumbing services, companies are struggling to find workers to get on the job sites. One job in particular, Directional Drilling Services, is in high demand, and not all companies have the tools required to get these jobs done.

Local Contract Cable Manufacturer Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification

AUBURN, Wash., Oct. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technical Cable Applications is excited to announce their newly-achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. Technical Cable Applications, Inc., a contract cable manufacturer of cable assemblies and wiring harnesses based in Auburn, Washington, has undergone tremendous growth over the past year.

Former ‘American Pimp’ Turned Police Accountability Activist, Andre Taylor Revisits his Roots with ‘Many Shades of Dre’ Hip Hop Music and Video Project

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what might appear to be a major contradiction of sorts, civic activist Andre Taylor is reflecting on his notoriously iconic, urban culture hustler past and bringing back his alter pimp ego, “Gorgeous Dre,” with the release of his new music and video project, “Many Shades of Dre.”

3rdPlus Launches with Products and Services for Senior Living Communities Serving the Modern Elder

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3rdPlus launches today with a mission to make aging better and help break societal and internalized ageist stereotypes by offering transformational services to support communities that serve today’s modern elders.

Quilted Health partners with Regence on value-based program to improve birth outcomes

TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pregnancy care provider Quilted Health announced today that they are partnering with Regence to bring value-based payment to a midwifery model of care. The Regence EoC program is managed by Signify Health, a healthcare platform built to create and power value-based episodes of care programs.

Seattle Plumbing Company Answers Plea for Help with $10,000 Sign-On Bonus

RENTON, Wash., Oct. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that both the COVID-19 pandemic and the volume of unemployment is still causing a disturbing amount of damage across Washington state, says Trusted Plumbing and Heating. With over 100,000 residents in King County still collecting unemployment, thousands of businesses are at risk of closing their doors – simply because they can’t get people to work.

Washington Youth Soccer Extends Partnership with U.S. Soccer Connect To Increase Participation With Innovative Technology

TUKWILA, Wash. and PLANO, Texas, Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Youth Soccer (WYS), the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Washington state, has announced a five-year extension of its long-standing partnership with U.S. Soccer Connect powered by Stack Sports.

Greek American Author Releases New Memoir ‘Sophia’s Return’

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new book by author Sophia Kouidou-Giles, “Sophia’s Return: Uncovering My Mother’s Past” (She Writes Press – September 7, 2021 – ISBN: 978-1647421717 | $16.95. E-ISBN: 978-1647421724 | $9.95) follows a daughter’s journey to understand why her mother left their family home when the author was a seven-year-old child, without a good-bye or explanation.

Seattle company developing wave-powered marine platform for ocean science applications

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power, Inc. [OPI] is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k Phase I SBIR grant award from the US Department of Energy to develop a wave energy powered platform for ocean sensing and monitoring systems.

Knowledge Coop Appoints Brian Paine as Director of Technology

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knowledge Coop, the industry’s top online compliance training and virtual work platform, today announced it has hired Brian Paine as Director of Technology. His responsibilities at Knowledge Coop include maintaining a stable working environment for all of Knowledge Coop’s technical operations.

New Social Platform, Designed Conviction, Works to Reduce Recidivism and Inspire Creative Action

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designed Conviction is a social enterprise with a mission to break the stigma around incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals and promote positive rehabilitation through art, media and marketing design.

Washington Youth Soccer Partners with Skyhawks to Bring More Fun to Grassroots Programs Across the State

TUKWILA, Wash., June 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Youth Soccer (WYS) has chosen Skyhawks Sports Academy (Skyhawks), powered by Stack Sports, as their Official Youth Sports & Camp Partner in a 5 year partnership kicking off in 2021.

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.