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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! The official release of ỌPẸ (Yoruba-Nigeria word for Gratitude) follows the unveiling of three appetizing singles.
Madi Goes to Virtual School: As Schools Begin Virtually, New Book Helps Ease Children’s Fears Over Online Learning
BRIDGEWATER, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, "Madi Goes to Virtual School" (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 31 Days and Beyond is a national initiative designed to bring awareness, support, and resources during a tumultuous time in America that has caused 41 percent of Black-owned businesses to close their doors due to COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.
NEW MUSIC: DIGITAL LOVE by Physician & Musician V. Tiarrá Released Highlighting Relationships In The Digital Age
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- R&B Fusion Artist V. Tiarrá just released her newest hit video for her single, "Digital Love," just as her prior single, "Batter Up," a lyrical critique to the many issues U.S. Citizens face as politicians "politick" and use their constituents for their own political power, was featured at the 2020 Democratic Party of Miami-Dade's Blue Gala.
New Book, FORGET RUSSIA: Why would a Russian-Jewish couple, living near Boston, return to the Soviet Union in 1931?
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Forget Russia" (ISBN: 978-1732848047) by L. Bordetsky-William, scheduled for publication on December 1, 2020 by Tailwinds Press, tells the story of three generations of Russian-American Jews journeying back and forth, throughout the twentieth century, between America and Russia, searching for some kind of home and, of course, finding something altogether different.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Direct-to-consumer Boutique Bakery brand COOKIE...take a bite! will expand its offerings to ship back to school college cookies to share love with the college kids who are facing a new normal.
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched a September awareness initiative to help educate Coloradans on the impact of stress on eyesight and eye health.
Saving Lost Kids to Develop the Largest Care Facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Sex Trafficking
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit "Brian Callies Foundation" as well as head of "Saving Lost Kids." Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pine forest in the heart of a nature preserve in Mequon, Wisconsin will be the site of the first of three conscious dance movement sessions, "The Wisdom of Your Body" series. It is offered by Carrie Branovan, the Milwaukee-born artist-educator who founded "Dance Your Prayers."
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Nancy Sprowell Geise announces that on Sunday, September 14, 2020, Mayor Troxell presented Holocaust survivor with the honor in recognition of Joe's 100th birthday. Joe said, "I am so honored and grateful that I'm still alive to celebrate 100 years. I can't believe it. I love life and I love people."
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jewelry lovers, the American Gem Society has a message for you: this is your season. This fall, some of the most stand-out fine jewelry you will see comes from members of the American Gem Society, a community of jewelry professionals dedicated to protecting the jewelry-buying public through a high standard of ethics and ongoing education.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World's First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After being closed for several months, Cottage Cooking Asheville has re-opened, but classes look a little different now. They're even more intimate and guests will enjoy more of a demo versus hands-on experience.
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M.G.A. Garage Door Repair Houston TX launched a complete set of garage door installation houston service for any type of garage door. Experienced and skilled technicians will handle the installation service.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former high school teacher, university adjunct and current curriculum developer manager for higher institutions, Joan Cheboswony is the founder of Worlds Unknown Publishers, a new self-publishing firm created to provide a platform for sharing stories about Africa, her people, cultures, and expansive natural beauty.
Public Narrative to put on Celebration of Change – emphasize the voices from our city’s neighborhoods
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m., Public Narrative will introduce new partners and a fresh approach to changing narratives, in the first-ever Celebration of Change. Registration is free for this online event. The annual Studs Terkel Community Media Awards, originally intended for this date, has been postponed to 2021.
Long Island Mom of 3 Autistic Boys Pens Book About Navigating the Pandemic and Sobriety with Grit, Humor and Love
LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global pandemic has average parents becoming teachers, referees, cooks, therapists, and so much more. One mother, Melanie Donus, took on the extra challenges of parenting three autistic boys while leaping into sobriety and published a book about the experience.
WILTON, Conn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most are ready to see 2020 in the rearview mirror, Jul's Arthur, author of "25 Days of Holiday Organizing" (ISBN: 978-1733447409), suggests this be the holiday season that people go all out.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fortin Ironworks was inspired to design this new product because it simply felt that it gives the "right message at the right time." Bees exemplify communities working together and that was the buzz behind its new community "Bee Bench."
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his groundbreaking new book, Cary Weldy discusses how the science of art - including the lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and symbology in a single tattoo or art piece on the wall - dramatically changes one's life experience.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Queen of the Green, a VIP program developed by women's golf fashion brand KINONA, aims to reward loyal customers while giving back to women-led causes.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to worldwide demand, FreeStylus has launched a first of its kind patent-pending 100% recyclable, single-use stylus designed to eliminate direct human contact with public technology surfaces.
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the rise of pet ownership and with Vet Clinics being a critical service to the well being and health of pet families, the GreatVet platform aims to digitally facilitate smooth, transparent and trusted interactions between pet owners and local vet clinics.
RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2017, healthy Vienna Carly Savino tragically died at two and a half years of age. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). As a result, Dr. Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM, Vienna's mother, founded Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and co-founded the SUDC Coalition.
NEW BOOK: ‘Circumcision Scar’ is a Memoir Revealing How the World’s Oldest Religious Sacrifice Became a Dubious Medical Mandate
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Circumcision Scar" (ISBN: 978-1734555806), an unflinching memoir by Jay J. Jackson, details his lifelong struggle with recurring nightmares that he ultimately realized were repressed memories of his neonatal circumcision.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. magazine revealed that Booksy is No. 299 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.
New American Fine Art: Nature Photography Fights Impacts of Stress, Stay at Home Order, Too Much Tech
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by Uber alums Jason and Diana Liles, New American Fine Art aims to bring the restorative qualities of the great outdoors to overworked employees and cooped up quarantiners around the globe. The online photography gallery - launching Aug. 24, 2020 - will feature ultra-high-resolution images captured on their year-long sabbatical from the fast-paced tech world.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden, has been named host of "Second Opinion," public television's Emmy-nominated national healthcare series.
DENVER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2020-2021 school year is starting with a baseline of caution, anxiety and an ever-changing game plan during a global pandemic. Local doctors of optometry have teamed up with the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado to compile a unique list of five areas to consider as families near the start of school.
TULSA, Okla., Aug. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Judy Stetson, widow, teacher, bodybuilder, and contestant for Ms. Health and Fitness 2020 suits up in a bikini to ride the wave of pandemic changes throughout the Fall school season. The teacher battled memories of 911 emergency calls and widespread stress syndrome from the COVID crisis that took the life of her adult former student.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Individuals who are living with a terminal illness and the people who love them can now deeply transform their shared experience of the dying process, thanks to a new book released today by author Melody LeBaron, "Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying" (ISBN: 978-1733477123).
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Through It All I'm Still Standing" (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.
When TV Production in NYC Stopped, a Camera-crane Company Started Shooting Iconic Classic Cars for Free
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The alluring beauty of classic automobiles is the subject of short videos by television camera-crane specialist Howard Heitner, launching as Classic Car Video.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.
ONE WOMAN’S LIFE IN CARDS: Imagine Seeing All the Cards You’ve Received in Your Lifetime Displayed in One Place
TOPEKA, Kan., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- That's exactly what Linda M. of Topeka, Kansas has done with My Life in Cards. Linda M. celebrated her 59th birthday in 2020 and has been collecting her personal greeting cards since she was 8 years old.
ONTARIO, Calif., July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MAGLITE is introducing a line of backpacks that meet the MAGLITE standard for performance and durability. The backpacks are "Manufactured in the U.S.A." The backpacks are made to the same standards as those provided to active duty service members of the U.S. military.
In Her New Book, Black Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World
ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. "Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You" (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.
LAKE MARY, Fla., July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crawford Entertainment, producers of the television series "Flip My Florida Yard" are currently searching for Florida homeowners and their family members to be on the show and have a portion of their yard replaced with a Florida-Friendly landscape.
DENVER, Colo., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A lot has changed for the summer of 2020, but the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado wants everyone to know that summer eye health is still important. Colorado's sunlight is roughly 20% brighter than at sea level and is even more intense at the top of a mountain as there is less atmosphere at higher elevations to filter out UV rays.
American Artist Mateo Blanco Creates ‘July 4, 2020’ a Portrayal of the American Flag Made from His Clothing
ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As our country faces a pandemic and signs of a nation divided, the need for hope and happiness is greater than ever before. Renowned artist and proud American Mateo Blanco has seen these signs and is making a stand for unity through his art.
TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.
COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June's first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.
BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ---AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.
CRESTWOOD, Ky., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky is branching out beyond its usual cosmetic treatments to incorporate a new program geared toward weight loss and weight management. Vibrant Med Spa recently announced the addition of its new Wellness Through Weight Management Program to aid clients in reaching their weight loss goals.
WESTPORT, Conn., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a common problem for consumers - finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to find what they're looking for.
FORT MYERS, Fla., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Veena Sharma is an Indo-Fijian author, who has released her memoir "Tenacity" (ISBN: 978-1643883861). It is a story of risk, courage, and determination. Ultimately, it's a story of the human spirit's triumph over fear. Born into poverty, uprooted from her homeland, forced to marry a stranger, subjected to physical and emotional abuse.
Six PBS Stations Join Nationwide Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative "Move to Include" initiative into five additional communities.
Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health this Summer
ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.
DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Raquel Riley Thomas and her 14-year-old daughter Maria Raquel Thomas have both started cosmetic lines to bring solutions to problems women and girls have. Raquel, an Army Veteran and former Pageant Queen, is the founder of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.
AURORA, Colo., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marie Green, founder Inspired Prose Printables, saw a need and filled it. She used her graphic design skills to create a business that helps busy parents wrangle schedules through simple drag and drop features that are actually fun for kids to follow.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Collaborative Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they've emerge as nymphs, it's time to take action!
Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During Global Pandemic
DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.
Confidence Therapist and Dating Strategist Kimmy Seltzer Shares Three Reasons Why Settling Right Now Might Be Beneficial to Your Love Life
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- "Poems, Untold" (ISBN: 979-8651689033), by Elen Krut, is a collection of inspirational poems written by the author to encourage, guide, reflect, and present a different perspective and observations to readers.
Bunk 57 Ministries in North Carolina Receives $40,126 grant to reshape the lives of Minority Young Men
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bunk 57 Ministries has received a $40,126 grant from the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council to fund its Youth Discipleship Program for minority youth, young men ages 12-17.
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.
Statement from African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce on 2020 Civil Unrest and State of Race Relations
DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a civic organization committed to racial and economic justice, the sustained outpouring of grief, anger and civil unrest sweeping our country and the globe serve as a stark reminder of not only America's promises and ideals, but also its legacy injustices and shortcomings. Championing equality, diversity and inclusion, the African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (ACCC) joins the global chorus of those sickened and appalled by the inhumanity we have witnessed.
Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) Hosts World Pride Party 2020 via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories Across the Globe
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.
New ‘Better Topics’ Card Game Helps Couples Strengthen Relationships During Lock-down and Back to Work
SHEFFIELD, U.K., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new card game is on the horizon that has the potential to strengthen and improve relationships. Better Topics, a replayable card game created by Diana and Robert Indries, is a catalyst to help people have more fun, more meaningful conversations and better communication.