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BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Sharon Young has been named Turbocharger Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role will be managing all of SDG's turbocharger business, including the sales team for this product line.
New TV Star David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV’s ‘Saints and Sinners’
ATLANTA, Ga., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV's sizzling series "Saints and Sinners," they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show's veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Still Broke" by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. "Still Broke" is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel announces the launch of the Absolute Trust Talk podcast. Absolute Trust Talk launches as a new avenue to educate clients and prospects on a wide variety of trending business and financial wellness topics and how they can make better-informed decisions when planning for the future.
Cloudvirga Adds Appraisal Order Management from Mercury Network to Its Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Platform
IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the Intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced its completion of a fully automated, lights-out integration with Mercury Network, part of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) and one of the industry's largest appraisal order management platforms.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding "Fill-A-Truck" Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies - All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) - will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.
IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion's Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization's next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion's Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths for teens to connect with local volunteer opportunities.
CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is issuing a dire warning against SB 1424, designed to create a medical thought police in California.
Stirling Communications Recruits Industry Veteran Alan Sylvia as Conen Mounts US Business Development Manager
STIRLING, N.J., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stirling Communications announces the recent hiring of Alan Sylvia as Conen US Business Development Manager. Stirling Communications is a specialty importer and boutique distributor of carefully chosen Best-in-Class Audio Visual products, including Conen Mounts, that solely utilize distributors to get their products to the resellers.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has tapped Shahrzad "Shaz" Kojouri as vice president of legal and compliance.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iCareAll Inc. has recently released a brand new free photo recovery program called iCare Photo Recovery, which is a new product working as a totally free tool for photo rescuing. It can be used for photo loss problems, including deletion, formatting, virus infection, raw file system, improper operation, inaccessible device, system crash, partition error, etc.
MCT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Association’s 2018 Innovation Award for its New Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Whole Loan Trading Tech
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that PROGRESS in Lending Association, the industry's premier mortgage technology focused organization, presented the company with its annual Innovation Award for the rapid adoption and impact of its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) within the whole loan trading market.
Ballin’ 4 Peace Celebrity Charity Basketball Tournament Founded by Former Pro Ball Player H2O, Returns to Queens, NY
QUEENS, N.Y., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- H2O Basketball announces the BALLIN' 4 PEACE CELEBRITY CHARITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Founded by Queens native and Former Division 1, International Pro Basketball Player, Haron "H2O" Hargrave; returns to ELMCOR YOUTH & ADULT ACTIVITIES CENTER in Corona, Queens, N.Y., this Saturday, April 21, 2018.
RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal Media Group is proud to be the new agency of record for Magic City Ford Lincoln. Starting in May, 2018, Sokal Media Group will create new advertising campaigns for the group and assist in many other areas of dealership business.
GLENDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lansing is a machine with specialized abilities usually utilized by large oil companies, says Cliff Co, LLC. The big dual chucks and large diameter hollow spindle tailor it for holding and repairing otherwise daunting diameters of pipe and shafting. Lathes of these capacities have earned a reputation and sub category known as "Oil Country" lathes.
Republican Candidate for Clark County Nevada Commissioner Says Democrats Insert RINO Republican into Race
LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mitchell T. Tracy, Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F is fed up. He says that Tisha Black, a Harry Reid Democrat, is running on the Republican Party ticket, but she's a 'never Trump Republican' who is going up against him, an authentic pro Trump, Reagan conservative.
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year EMRG's Media Event Planner Expo in New York City has been extended to two days of networking and education for those in the event planning industry. The event will kick off on October 2, 2018 with an educational series at TKP New York Conference Center followed by a day of meeting with exhibitors on October 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that its clients now have the capabilities to conduct hybrid electronic mortgage closings through its flagship mortgage document preparation platform, idsDoc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored with the MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star Award.
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation, and predictive analytics services, and mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced today that they have partnered to provide lenders with a fully integrated automated delivery solution for submitting the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) to the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).
The Patch Boys and Better Way Franchise Group bring the home services franchise to six Utah locations
OGDEN, Utah, April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Patch Boys(R) are excited to announce the expansion of their brand into the state of Utah, partnering with Better Way Franchise Group of Ogden, Utah. The New York based company has entered into an exclusive agreement for Better Way Franchise Group to sale franchise licenses in six Utah locations. This expansion would bring the exciting brand of The Patch Boys even further west and build upon their existing franchise network of 52 franchises across the country.
PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Alejandro Arboleda has been named its 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett's master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, "Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield," available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released "Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John." It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.
James R. Armstrong Theater: David Benoit Conducts Film Scoresand Classical Great Works with Asia America Youth Symphony
TORRANCE, Calif., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Grammy-nominated DAVID BENOIT will lead the prestigious ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY through a varied program featuring music from "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Whiplash," and works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and original works by Benoit himself, 8 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018 at the James R. Armstrong Theater.
OWENSBORO, Ky., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn has been in business for more than 55 years and continues to make headlines in the world of barbecue. While some may sit on their laurels after more than half century, Moonlite Bar-B-Que knows that you always have to be on top of your game.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women's golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women's golf, announced today that Nathan Boroff, former TravisMathew Apparel CFO, has joined its Board of Advisors.
IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(, today launched single-click submission of loan data to both GSEs' automated underwriting systems (AUS) in a collaborative effort with Freddie Mac, delivering on the industry need for greater transactional ease.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRR) -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today urged lenders to seek additional resources for compliance advice to ensure total compliance with regulatory requirements.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cogensia is pleased to announce the release of Customer Management Platform 2.0. CMP 2.0 is Cogensia's proprietary platform that integrates source data from all customer touchpoints to automate targeting and personalization throughout the customer lifecycle. CMP 2.0 solves challenges related to omni-channel execution and delivers relevant 1:1 customer experiences.
EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Present at April 18 AESC Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow on Wed., April 18 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel in Texas.
Bank of Southern California NA (BCAL) Expands Commercial Banking Team to Serve Orange and Los Angeles Counties
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the hiring of two seasoned banking and lending professionals to further support the Bank's expansion in Southern California.
Mover of the Year: Dallas Moving Co Honored for Fighting Childhood Hunger by Non-Profit Move For Hunger
DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger today announced that Imlach & Collins Brothers, an Atlas Van Lines agent, has been named its "Mover of the Year." In 2017, Imlach & Collins Brothers delivered more than 100,000 lbs. of food to the North Texas Food Bank - which is enough to provide 85,500 meals. The award was presented at the American Moving & Storage Association's 2018 Education Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MACON, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that top ranking Nevada-based retail mortgage lender, Alterra Home Loans has chosen CompenSafe to automate commissions for its 65 branch offices licensed to operate in 30 states and deliver operational insights to executive management on its branches and sales staff.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the '90s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious. Her stirring, soulful renditions didn't just mimic the melodious icon, they seemed to channel her. On Sunday, April 22, Booker will pay a unique homage to her muse with "Forever Sassy: The Divine Music of Sarah Vaughan" at the Vibrato Jazz Grill.
DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that it has launched a new website for its intelligent, conversational chatbot, ELSA. The arrival of the new site, which can be found at elsabot.com, coincides with FinKube's expanding role as an AI provider for industries beyond US financial services.
Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to save Austintown Local Schools an estimated $153K annually
TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Austintown Local Schools expects to save more than $153,000 annually by transitioning to LED lighting in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, an energy management solutions firm. Starting in April Energy Optimizers, USA will retrofit the interior and exterior lighting systems at all five of the district's buildings with LED systems.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is "Not Successful" or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)
RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Mazda of Cary, N.C. is proud to announce winning the coveted Mazda Gold Cup award. Their commitment to improving customer service along with targeting new vehicle sales made them one out of the five Gold Cup winners in the state of North Carolina.
OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarke County State Bank, through the John T. Vucurevich Foundation, continues to support Clarke Elementary School as an official school in "The Leader in Me" program. Since 2012, CCSB has been a strong contributor to the program providing the base funding for its launch with foundation grants and bank donations.
MIAMI, Fla., April. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luna Wear, a fashion technology startup based out of Miami Florida, has released the world's first ever machine washable and dryable, fashionable, illuminating athletic apparel line. Powered by a USB rechargeable lithium battery, Luna Wear's super bright patented Luna illuminating material provides safety for outdoor runners.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area - offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.
Sparktacular FX Machines Unveils New Line of Cold Spark Technology Products for Events and Hospitality
PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Palm Beach-based pyrotechnics company Sparktacular FX Machines today announced three new Cold Spark Technology (CST) pyrotechnic simulators scheduled to drop in early June. These new patented and trademarked CST machines use Spark Pack Granules that are heated and propelled into the air and react with oxygen to produce the spark effect that has previously only been seen in Gerb pyrotechnics.
VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, Wondershare has released Recoverit Free, which can recover data of up to 100 MB for free. Recoverit by Wondershare is a popular free data recovery software that works on both Windows and Mac. It can recover lost and deleted content from a system or even an external storage unit in an extensive manner.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Elmwood Local Schools expects to save $63,792 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade the district's lighting systems to energy-efficient LEDs. The interior lighting of the district's K-12 building will be retrofitted with LEDs, as will the interior and exterior lighting of the Community Center.
La Puente Calif. votes 5-0, joining 20+ California cities to help standardize and expedite small cell deployment
LA PUENTE, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of La Puente, California.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and roll-out of the company's award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and tech finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's (NMP) Top Mortgage Employers list for 2018. Quandis was one of only ten companies to be included in the publication's 'Services Providers' award category.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), the world's largest fully integrated international network of independent Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers, has announced its 58th Global Conference on April 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio. Partnering with Member Host EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the 2018 Global Conference will include more than 300 brokers, carrier sponsors, and speakers from more than 100 countries.
HousingWire Names ReverseVision to Its TECH100 List of Housing’s Most Innovative Tech Companies for a Third Year
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it has been named to HousingWire's HW Tech100 list of innovative housing technology companies for a third time. Previously recognized in 2015 and 2017, ReverseVision is the only provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) technology to receive this distinction.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gordon Brush(R) worked with the inventors of the PlateScrape to create an environmentally friendly, revolutionary, new, effective, and simple way to pre-sanitize dirty plates in restaurants, hotels, convention centers, and banquet halls.
SecuGen Releases the Ultra-Slim Hamster Pro 10 and U10, an FBI-Certified OEM Fingerprint Sensor, at ISC West 2018
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the release of the Hamster Pro(TM) 10 and U10 sensor. Both the Hamster Pro 10 and the U10 sensor inside of it are FBI certified for PIV and Mobile ID FAP 10 applications.
ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Automated verification provider FormFree announced that it has been selected to present at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018, taking place April 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
DENVER, Colo., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maxwell, the emerging leader of digital mortgage automation software, announced today that it has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of HousingWire's TECH100 for 2018.
PROVO, Utah, April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been included on the fifth annual HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. This year marks the third consecutive year Simplifile has made the Tech100 list, which recognizes, "the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, and investments."
TORRANCE, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a brand marketing, PR, and entertainment media company, today announced the launch of its 2018 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) helps to raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential "halo" sponsors and corporate donors.
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare launches 4uKey, a new product that is specially designed to bypass iPhone passcode when you forget it, when your iPhone is disabled, or when you bought a second-hand iPhone with passcode. Just as the product name implies: 4uKey means 'for your key.'
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, a fintech company whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has been named to HousingWire's 2018 Tech100 list of the most innovative tech providers in the housing industry.
MACON, Ga., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to the 2018 HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. The HW Tech100, which is in its fifth year of existence, recognizes, "the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing and investments."