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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year's event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends. (VIDEO)
Haibu partners with the U.S. Department of State Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and innovative technology tools to fight wildlife trafficking.
AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art-Of-Form Architectural Services, PLLC, (AOF) a commercial, award-winning architectural firm, announces it's working with Hartz Mountain Industries to re-develop the old, vacated Newsday site. The project will include the design and development of two buildings that will be designated for industrial use.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Deaf Chamber of Commerce (NDCOC), the first organization truly dedicated to advocating and protecting the interests of the Deaf business community, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors, Gina D'Amore, Michael Pimentel, Evan Winegard, and Jared Allebest.
ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm's logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.
LEHI, Utah, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been named to MountainWest Capital Network's (MWCN) Utah 100 list of fastest-growing companies in the state.
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)
LEBANON, Pa., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gem Miner's Holiday, the Mid-Atlantic's premium bead, mineral, gem and jewelry show, from the Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association (MAGMA), will be hosting its 12th annual Fall show at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center, Nov. 16 and 17, 2019, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Gem Society (AGS) announced today the launch of "digital badging" credentials for AGS members. The badges are the first of its kind in the jewelry industry. A digital badge is a graphical icon that indicates the AGS members' credentials and accomplishments.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMobie, a leading software developer for iOS and Android, has just announced the new release of the iPhone data recovery solution PhoneRescue 4 with new improved features. Now, it can be used to remove forgotten Lock Screen Passcode and Screen Time Passcode. What's more, also save your dead iPhone or iPad back to normal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, a fully licensed digital insurance agency that partners with mortgage servicers and originators to sell insurance products to borrowers, has been named to FinTech Global's InsurTech100. The annual awards program, now in its second year, recognizes the pioneering tech firms leading today's global insurance industry.
Reality of a Veteran-Owned Family Business: Funeral Home Owners Available for Veterans Day Interviews
ELGIN, Ill., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Veteran's Day approaches, Symonds-Madison Funeral Home announced that Daniel and Joy Symonds, the husband and wife team behind the family-run funeral home in Elgin, Illinois, are available for interviews about life as veteran and military spouse owners of a family business.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Austin, Texas-based Capitol Fence, a leading fence and deck business representing the oldest fence contracting company serving Austin and the surrounding areas, recently shared with customers popular ways to personalize electric gates.
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioTork, the leading evolution biotechnology company, today announced that biotech executive Hans van der Sluijs has joined the company as Chief Development Officer. Hans brings over 20 years of international business leadership experience, with a focus on business development, management, and building strategic alliances/partnerships.
MATTITUCK, N.J., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Industries, a leading non-slip floor coating manufacturer, works with industrial companies on selecting the right floor coating. After years of impact and daily use, floor coatings can wear down. Without the protective coating, industrial floors are easily damaged by foot and vehicle traffic.
Crandall Capital Breaks Ground on ‘The Commons’ – A Mixed-Use Affordable Apartment Project in Park City, UT
PARK CITY, Utah, Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crandall Capital is proud to announce they have begun construction on a mixed-use project in Park City, Utah, called "The Commons." Located in the Newpark Towncenter at Kimball Junction the development broke ground mid-October 2019 and has an anticipated completion date of October 2020.
CARY, N.C., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Candice Yagmin, founder of CY Design Studio and Cary resident, is pleased to announce the opening of her new retail location, 919 Designs. The shop is located at 955 N. Harrison Avenue in Cary. A grand opening event is slated for Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time.
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Nevine Carmelle, a celebrated professional who's dedicated to the field of finance, recently authored, "Wealth and Business Planning Strategies: The Ultimate Guide for Wealth Management, Privacy & Prosperity for Business Owners" (ISBN: 978-0692562017). Available in paperback and Kindle edition, the book quickly became a bestseller on Amazon.com.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Flemington, NJ Land Use Board has approved a Gateway Monument with a living wall to be constructed at the Flemington Circle on Route 202. This decision was rendered at the Board's bi-monthly meeting on October 22. The Monument will be constructed in a public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Spodak, dentist at Spodak Dental Group, was recently named a member of Align Technology's North American Faculty. He is considered an expert in his field and joins a group of elite dentists, orthodontists and team educators across the world, and is among one of only a few Align Faculty Members in Florida.
PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, specialty tax incentive firm KBKG joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER), and several of KBKG's executive leadership team currently serve as members of the organization's President's Council, Associate Council, and Committees.
Bash Foo Launches ‘Hiring Ninja’ to Provide Staffing Support for Ohio Small Businesses and Manufacturers
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bash Foo, a digital marketing agency, revealed today the release of a new talent acquisition concept, hiring software and HR services agency to support small and mid-sized businesses in the Midwest. The combination of managed talent acquisition, cutting edge hiring software, and their overall approach to hiring will be known as Hiring Ninja.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of College Park, Md. has named Posh Cycling and Fitness as the city's 2019 Business of the Year. A special award ceremony will be held at the Posh First Birthday Celebration on Nov. 2nd at noon.
Diligence Capital Advisors sources capital for Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp
MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diligence Capital Advisors is excited to announce that it has sourced new capital investments for the Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp located in Marlton, New Jersey. The financing was made by a Philadelphia based investment company.
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury Naples Agent, John Paul Prebish, lists a remarkable residence offered furnished for $4,245,000. The new benchmark in Floridian luxury living and entertaining beckons with this magnificent, modern masterpiece.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of REALTORS has appointed Stephen Walker as a large brokerage representative to the Board of Directors for 2020 on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties.
DARIEN, Conn., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fabricare Cleaners is a full-service, eco-friendly dry cleaner that goes far beyond dry cleaning. Fabricare, voted Top Dry Cleaner in Fairfield County, is passionate about their customers and about caring for their fine garments.
Now That’s Just Grand: Introducing the Rail Baron Charter at Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona
WILLIAMS, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Something special and truly unique just rolled onto the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona: The Rail Baron Charter, a private train comprised of three ultra-luxurious 1940s and 1950s railcars.
HUMBLE, Texas, Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Please come visit Forged Components Inc., the "Nozzle Experts," at the POWER-GEN International conference and exhibition on November 19th through the 21st at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Halls B-F in New Orleans, LA, Booth #1722.
ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that it has added paystub collection and verification to its Passport(TM) all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service. The enhancement will be available to FormFree customers, including those who use Passport through one of FormFree's more than 100 integrations and reseller partnerships, in November.
The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic Announces Significant Expansion of Services and Coverage
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has achieved two significant milestones, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults. The Audiology Clinic has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, and is now serving members of the community-students, staff, families and MetroWest residents-who have cochlear implants.
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kharis Publishing today announces the release of "Oh Da Joy" (ISBN: 978-1946277398) by Pat Jewell, a broadly reaching new book with the spirit of "Chicken Soup for The Soul." Appealing to a wide range of readers who will find comfort and joy in this life-guide to turn the weary into the re-charged.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced the launch of its new residential valuation solution at the MBA's Annual Convention & Expo being held at the Austin Convention Center from Oct. 27 - 30. Branded EVO-Residential (EVO-Res), the platform is primed to change the way lending and real estate entities process and manage valuations.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Depth Public Relations, LLC, (DepthPR) a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending and residential finance industry, today announced its promotion of Lindsey Neal to vice president of client services.
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book released by RSRX, LLC, "Women, Sex & What's Love Got to do With It" (ISBN: 978-1532358975) by A.M. Vignetti, is a short and humorous read that most people - men, women, young and old - will likely relate to personal events in their own lives.
RYPOS’ ULETRU Filters for Thermoking and Carrier Refrigeration Units Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals
FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Total assets grew to $839 million at September 30, 2019, a 14% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.
HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY: Integrated, High-Quality Health Care for Everyone? It Can Be Done!
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "GAME OF PROFESSIONALS. HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY" global event will be hosted on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement on November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. ET.
Realtor Emily Sachs Wong Announces an Exquisite Chicago Contemporary $3M Residence in Sought-After Lincoln Park
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury Chicago Agent, Emily Sachs Wong, lists a noteworthy luxury residence offered for $3,050,000. The epitome of exceptional elegance and contemporary design awaits with this no-expense-spared custom brick and limestone masterpiece.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has implemented ACES Audit Technology(TM) for Bay Equity Home Loans, well within the lender's 45-day deadline for launching its new quality control (QC) operations.
SMA Education and Support Explains Issues of Mediators and Lawyers Hiding Abusive Tactics Behind Confidentiality
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wendy Meigs, Texas Pharmacist and Founder of SMA Education and Support, warns the public about the current evolution of mediation into a malicious "kangaroo court" to promote predetermined self-serving outcomes for mediators and lawyers as mediation confidentiality enhances the abuse of the already vulnerable.
The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) Announces New Safety-Reviewed Wheelchair Vehicle Resource
TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
IDS, Inc. Adds Integrated 4506-T Income Verification Services from QuestSoft to Its Mortgage Document Platform
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), today announced it has integrated 4506-T Verification Services from QuestSoft Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of automated mortgage compliance software, into idsDoc.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York City native Faye has launched a Lifestyle and Travel vlog featuring NYC landmarks and cultural institutions from Lincoln Center to Highline Line Park. 'Life of Faye Vlogs' follows Faye as she builds her brand from New Face to Agency Represented Runway Model!
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rick Bayless, owner and founder of A Healthier Home, LLC, today offers a new e-book, "Radon Health Risks: What You Need to Know When Living or Working in the Southern Appalachians."
PALO ALTO, Calif. and SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fanplayr, an American company, founded in 2011 in Palo Alto, that converts online users into buyers thanks to Behavioural Data analysis, announces the opening of a new office in Sydney.
MACON, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Guaranteed Rate Companies has improved internal processes and enhanced the loan originator (LO) experience with the implementation of CompenSafe.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iBoysoft (https://iboysoft.com/), a leading provider of data security and drive management software, recently releases a brand-new product, iBoysoft NTFS for Mac. Fully compatible with macOS Catalina, the software is designed to help users read, write to, check, repair, and format NTFS drives on Mac seamlessly. (VIDEO)
HOBOKEN, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The only international school in Northern New Jersey, Tessa International School celebrates diversity and prepares its students to be active citizens of our world. On Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Tessa International School will celebrate United Nations Day. United Nations Day acknowledges the UN Charter initially signed by 50 countries on October 24,1945 intending to achieve peace and justice.
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 250-acre Schnepf Farms, one of the Phoenix area's favorite destinations, is turning into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Together with World of Illumination, the leader in Christmas entertainment with the world's largest animated holiday light show, the Farm is unveiling Christmas at Schnepf Farms-a new kind of holiday magic for the entire family.
SimpleNexus Integrates with Reggora, Enabling Loan Originators to View and Manage Appraisals on the Go
LEHI, Utah, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has partnered with Reggora, the leading automated appraisal technology for mortgage lenders and appraisers in delivering a range of origination solutions for the mortgage industry.
MCT Launches InvestorMatic – Elevating the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.
AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2019 Candidate for Mayor and former City Manager Clai Brown has issued the following statement to ensure Avondale Estates citizens have access to facts on matters that may determine their November 5 election-day decisions about the future of their unique city and community.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it added technology veteran Chris Olsen to help further expand its sales department. Chris holds the newly created position of vice president of sales engineering.
FormFree Teams with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Revolutionize Digital Mortgage Applications for Borrowers and Lenders
ATHENS and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree has teamed up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help lenders intelligently pre-fill the Universal Residential Loan Application (Form 65/1003) for mortgage applicants. The combined solution significantly reduces the amount of information a consumer must manually input.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced its transformation as an API-enabled flexible reverse lending platform, unveiling a new logo as part of its revised mission and rebranding.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last minute vacation rental deals, today announced the launch of the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GV Apothecary, a harm reduction and alternative wellness retailer, has announced that their new retail concept is set to open on October 24 at 11 a.m. at 1321 Erie Blvd in Schenectady. The unique storefront will feature a variety of CBD and hemp-based products, and other harm reduction and alternative wellness products.
Whole Brain Consulting to Host Styles 4 Kidz Annual Fall Gala Nov 2 at Historic Elizabeth Cheney Mansion
OAK PARK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whole Brain Consulting, a food industry consulting firm, is sponsoring the 4th annual Styles 4 Kidz Fall Gala charity event Saturday, November 2. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Elizabeth Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302.
WHISKEY NEWS: Honoring Michigan’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies
MT. CLEMENS, Mich., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Imperial Beverage has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and nationally distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Whiskies.
Deacon Jones Auto Group Family of Dealerships in North Carolina Celebrates the Opening of Deacon Jones Kia
GOLDSBORO, N.C., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deacon Jones Auto Group is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location. Deacon Jones Kia will open its doors on Monday, October 21, 2019. The dealership plans on doing a Chamber of Commerce and an official grand celebration later this year.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The largest annual Day of the Dead celebration in Texas, Día de los Muertos (Muertos Fest) will feature the largest open altar exhibit and artistic competition at the 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 at Hemisfair.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. The time and money it costs to clean up these disasters can be astronomical! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain why cabling a tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run.
SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the "Agreement") whereby CalWest Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of CALW and BCAL.