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Community Action Study Examines Impact of Pandemic on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, recently signed as agency of record for Iowa based Sky Ford and Sky Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM.
DURHAM, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children's learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sokal, a distinguished leader in automobile advertising, announced yesterday that Melissa Z. Clark has been officially appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Clark was originally appointed as the CEO back in August of 2020 by the Board of Directors and has been slowly taking over the role as Mark Sokal, who was the former CEO, has taken a role on the Board of Directors.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sokal, a decisive leader in automobile advertising, recently became the agency of record for Infiniti of Melbourne and Kelly Ford. Both dealerships are located in Melbourne, Florida as Sokal's scope of services continues to reach progressively into the southeast region.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Capital Powersports, a Honda dealership in Wake Forest has earned the Council of Excellence award in 2020. Capital Powersports has won this award for the 6th year in a row.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With the ability to guide sellers through their straightforward process and close transactions in a quick and hassle-free manner, Swift Homes is in a unique position to help homeowners throughout North Carolina sell their properties with ease.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Arts Empowerment Project has received $63,000 from Women's Impact Fund for their 2021 Arts & Culture Grant. The grant was announced at the annual meeting of the Women's Impact Fund which was held virtually on May 10, 2021. Grants were awarded to five local non-profits in the areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) has launched "Sleeves Up North Carolina" - a statewide public education campaign aimed at dispelling common myths and providing factual information about the COVID-19 vaccines.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sokal Digital, an automotive digital agency, announced today that it has been selected as a certified digital advertising provider in the INFINITI Marketing Program (IMP).
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Entrinsik, Inc., the leader in intuitive business intelligence, announced the addition of 5 new employees to the Informer Development team. The announcement comes as Entrinsik has seen increased demand for its Informer business intelligence software.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The flourishing advertising agency, Sokal, recently became agency of record for Advantage Toyota. Branching out into the Midwest, Sokal will cover full-service advertising to the Calumet City dealership including websites and digital services.
GREENSBORO, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The AGCO Challenge at the eighth World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit was this: New sensing, measurement and edge computing technologies to monetize soil insight and carbon sequestration. And, EarthOptics rose to the occasion.
MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film
RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film, "The Big Adventures of Lil' Slick" - an animated feature film.
North Carolina Business, Trash Can Cleaning USA, Experiences Growth Despite Challenging Times for Many Early-stage NC Companies
DURHAM, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Since the pandemic struck last year, many businesses have struggled to stay afloat and others unfortunately, have had to close their doors. But Trash Can Cleaning USA, a HUB-certified North Carolina company, has not been one of them. It's managed to flourish in times of economic uncertainty, and that's mostly due to its service offering - a unique way to keep customers' trash and recycle cans clean.
RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in the automotive advertising world, recently signed as agency of record for Keffer Volkswagen. Beginning on March 1, 2021, Sokal will provide a full range of digital and traditional advertising services.
PROG ROCK LEGEND Jon Anderson’s ‘Olias Of Sunhillow’ 2 Disc Remastered & Expanded Edition Now Available For Pre-order
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new expanded and remastered 2-disc edition of the classic debut solo album by YES vocalist JON ANDERSON, "Olias of Sunhillow." Released in July 1976, the album was a conceptual work recounting the story of an alien race on a journey to find a new world following volcanic destruction on their home planet.
RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- East Coast Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, signed to be the agency of record for the Indiana based Burnworth-Zollars (BZ) Auto Group. Starting immediately, Sokal will initiate plans for the multi-rooftop auto group that will include a full range of traditional and digital advertising services.
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stefan Parsons and BJ McLeod Motorsports announced today that Sokal Media Group (Sokal Digital), a leader in automobile advertising from North Carolina, will adorn the No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro as a primary sponsor for the February 13th NXS opener at Daytona International Speedway. Springrates Automotive Suspension is also onboard the car for the season's opener in Daytona as an associate sponsor.
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The dealership with a big heart, University Kia in Durham, North Carolina, found a way to provide a need for the Durham Rescue Mission by heaping warmth on the mission with the gift of warm blankets for the cold winter ahead.
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young racing prodigy, William Cox III will put his talents to the test with JR Motorsports' championship-winning Late Model team for 2021, while collaborating with 2020 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series champion Josh Berry.
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a full-service automotive advertising agency, announced today that Jason Jones has joined the company as the Chief Technology Officer. Sokal is an award-winning, full-service advertising agency that specializes in digital marketing and dealership services.
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations was given to benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh. A total of $46,840 was raised.
Hip-Hop Star, YUNG Citizen Champions Message of Injustice and Inequality With Latest Music Video, ‘Brown Butta’
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citizen Music Group wants you to know and follow Christopher "YUNG Citizen" Williams, Charlotte (N.C.) native, and you will discover someone deeply passionate and committed to raising awareness to the injustices and social inequities that exist in society today.
Luxury Blankets Co. Launched by Insightful Woman During Pandemic, Supporting Female Artisans and Entrepreneurs
GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the pandemic continues to shatter businesses and the world is urged to stay at home, Allie Petrova, founder of Bellani, a luxury merino wool blanket maker, decided to bring warmth into people's homes and lives. Like many other professionals, Petrova, a North Carolina tax attorney, replaced in-person, client meetings with virtual ones.
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Capital family of dealership companies has expanded into neighboring Harnett County, with the addition of a newly purchased dealership. Capital Ford of Lillington is eager to be setting up shop in the former Precision Ford showroom located at 945 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program, a corporate responsibility program generated by the auto group. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations will benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh.
RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 15-year-old William Cox of Chad Bryant Racing is continuing his own personal tradition of excellence in auto racing after recently winning the Fall Classic season finale at Orange County (N.C.) Speedway on Oct. 24, 2020.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Subaru of Greensboro is proud to announce that they are celebrating the Subaru Loves Pets Event AND National Make a Dog's Day by partnering with Triad Golden Retriever Rescue for a day of totally PAWSOME fun for all pets!
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by W.N. Berry in 1924, Berico Fuels recently named its sixth Berry to be the company's president. Will Berry is fourth generation and does not take the position for granted.
Katrina Bragg’s ‘Finishing Touches’ Closes the Gap Between Estate Plans and the Details of Everyday Life
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katrina Bragg, owner of Task Mania, a leading virtual administrative assistant service, today launches "Finishing Touches," a living document designed to capture and organize an individual's most important personal information.
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.
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in the advertising world, will sponsor the long-awaited return of Greg Biffle to NASCAR. Sokal, a long-time supporter and avid fan of NASCAR, will be the proud sponsor of this event.
DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What A Word Publishing and Media announces the paperback print and ebook release of "Morning Glory 2" (ISBN: 978-1732824034), with 366 daily conversations for an entire year. Written by Sheila Hayford, this book is inspiring, thought provoking and refreshingly honest. It is an easy read and highly recommended.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bituminous Press is pleased to announce the completion of the latest book by author Gerry Stanek. At once humorous and heartfelt, "Loud and Sure of Myself" (ISBN: 979-8668873326) is a rambling and luminous childhood journey through a simpler time - the 1970s - and a loving look at a place they once called Coal Country, a pocket of small towns in Western Pennsylvania.
Money Flows to Talent says BWC Consulting: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this third installment of the BWC Consulting's series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.
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).
RALEIGH, N.C., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal, recently signed as the agency of record for the Leader Automotive Group. As a growing dealership group, Leader Automotive Group is the U.S. Division of AutoCanada Inc.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you get when you combine a week full of entertaining Agile Great Debates each morning, 6-dynamic speakers each day representing some of the region's leading Fortune 500 Employers and 24-Agile Industry hot topics followed by live Q&A opportunities in a virtual green room? You get, The Ultimate Virtual Conference by Agile Week Carolinas.
DURHAM, N.C., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A donation of Personal Protective Equipment assembled at Kia's U.S. plant is the latest element of Kia Motors' "Accelerate The Good" program. To aid in the fight against COVID-19, University Kia of Durham has donated more than 100 face shields for medical worker use at Duke.
Black-Owned Private Equity Firm, BWC Capital, Offers Zero-Percent Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by Civil Unrest
GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.
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.
GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global pandemic has impacted many facets of American life, causing stress and uncertainty. Specialtea Gifts today announced the launch of their new product, the "Dunk A Trump" Tea Infuser. This tea infuser was designed as both a humorous gift and an actual tea infuser.
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black-owned North Carolina-based investment firm, BWC Capital secured a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) forgivable small business loan during the first round of available funds several weeks ago.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three weeks ago ETA challenged WiT Group to develop an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of emergency vehicles. WiT Group, a Charlotte, N.C. based marketing agency, completed a full website redesign including the development of custom-designed responsive web pages, a fully functional online marketplace, and a search engine optimized web platform that will lead the way for the emergency vehicle industry.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Karney, a motorcycle accident attorney, donated $25,000 directly to biker families in need, The Karney Law Firm announced today. The requests poured in and over 80 families received immediate aid.
Unlikely North Carolina Companies, including EHOP Health, Partner Together to Produce Reusable Masks
RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in Apex, NC and Harriss & Covington, a hosiery mill headquartered in High Point, NC, recently delivered reusable face masks to customers across North Carolina and the United States. The first business to receive the Easy Masks reusable masks was Weaver Street Market.
RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scopedive, Inc. announces the official launch of its novel cyber security talent marketplace, matching top cyber security freelancers and consulting firms with businesses for any cyber security or compliance project scope.
Capital Automotive Group Shows In North Carolina its Sensitivity to Their Customers During COVID-19 Threat
RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading the way in prioritizing the health and safety of their customers, the Capital Automotive Group has taken the initiative to offer a variety of services during the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic.
NC Lawfirm, Crumley Roberts, Reaffirms Commitment To Stand Up for Clients, Employees and Communities During the COVID-19 Outbreak
GREENSBORO, N.C., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crumley Roberts is a 30-year-old consumer-based law firm with offices, partnerships and affiliations throughout the United States. Led by President and CEO Chris Roberts, along with a team of Vice Presidents and Attorney Shareholders, the law firm remains committed to STANDING UP for its clients, for its communities and for its employees.
Sokal joins CDK Global Partner Program – the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations
RALEIGH, N.C., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a full service automotive advertising agency announced today that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program, the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations. CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDK) is the largest provider of integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retail industry.
GREENSBORO, N.C., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Crumley Roberts Executive Strategic Planning Team led by President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts is setting new and aggressive growth goals for the law firm. It is expected that these growth goals will take Crumley Roberts into new areas geographically and into new areas also legally.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wednesday of this week President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts along with Chief Marketing Officer Kim Roberts and several members of its marketing team celebrated Crumley Roberts' seventh year as the lead sponsor of the Charlotte-based Carolina Cycling Team, an organization founded in 2011 and comprised of Masters-level competitive cyclists.
Crumley Roberts is a Proud Presenting Sponsor for The Men’s Fashion Show Benefitting The Black Suit Initiative
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crumley Roberts and The Roberts Center for Leadership, Education, Advancement and Development with their mission to develop, promote, and support programs that provide lifelong learning opportunities for individuals, business, and communities are thrilled to be one of the presenting sponsors for this event benefitting the young men who are members of The Black Suit Initiative!
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Valentine's Day around the corner, how does a romantic trip to Paris with your lover sound? If the bank account isn't quite up to that dream getaway, YourNovel.com offers an armchair escape to the City of Love, where you and your sweetheart become the hero and heroine of your own personalized romance novel.
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deacon Jones Auto Group recently acquired Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro and will rename the store "Deacon Jones Hyundai." This location, at 304 N Oak Forest Rd. in Goldsboro, NC, will continue the growth and the investments that Deacon Jones has made to this area of the Goldsboro community.
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in automobile advertising in North Carolina, opened a new, cutting-edge office space in the Charlotte area. Sokal has been a long-time frontrunner in the competitive automobile marketing business.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although many parents enroll their children in traditional daycare facilities and schools, there is a large gap when it comes to finding part-time childcare for working parents, stay-at-home moms, and after hours. Giggles Drop-In Daycare addresses those needs and is excited to announce the opening of their Charlotte location in the Ballantyne neighborhood on December 29, 2019.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cottage Cooking, known for their dinner-party style cooking classes, has recently expanded into offering daytime baking classes. Founders, John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, recently attended some baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich, Vermont, and are excited to share what they learned.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Ford Lincoln of Rocky Mount will host a Christmas celebration with a focus on honoring their community's courageous first responders. The Rocky Mount Police Department, Nash County EMS, the Nash County Sheriff's office, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol will organize the celebration.
Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington N.C. Partners with American Children’s Home to Host Holiday Toy Drive
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington is partnering with American Children's Home in hosting a toy drive to benefit local foster children. The Lexington community is being asked to participate in the spirit of the holiday by donating a variety of items in order to give these children a happy celebration.
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."