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Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jump$tart Coalition's 2019 National Educator Conference - an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers - is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 - 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.
WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An Assembly of 600 citizen-delegates is being established by NewUnity.Org and it is expected to eventually become a third-chamber of Congress via constitutional amendment, creating a tri-cameral legislature. The first session of the Assembly is scheduled to start in early 2020. Any U.S. citizen over the age of 18 can be a delegate to the Assembly, provided they satisfy some eligibility requirements.
DJ Throdown Continues Reign as America’s Best DJ, Capturing Second Consecutive DMC US Finals DJ Championship
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington, D.C. area's very own and most eccentric turntablist entertainer, DJ Throdown, AKA Ross Volpe, continued his reign as "America's Best DJ" by again winning the prestigious DMC US Finals DJ Battle. DJ Throdown will represent America on September 28 in London at the DMC World DJ Championships, where last year he finished 5th best in the world.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecsazza, Inc., an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of digital workflow management (DWM) software, just launched its latest industry research. Its white paper, "The Business Case for Digital Workflow Management Software", discusses the trends driving DWM adoption, why some businesses are still on the fence, and how to choose the right DWM vendor for your organization.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy's free online college-credit courses.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On a warm summer evening, what could be a better recipe for health and entertainment than learning how to make your own sushi? Wellness, nutrition, and fun all in one roll. Putting entertainment, community, and engagement into healthy living is the goal for F3 Wellness Connections, D.C. and Northern Virginia's hottest Wellness Concierge. (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies' panel of judges.
Kapor Center Awards $1M to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge
OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, and Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, D.C. advisory firm founded by Faith Schwartz, today announced that former Treasury Department official, Craig Phillips, will deliver the keynote #NEXTDC19 on November 19, 2019 at Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FiberGuide, a Northern Virginia based consulting and fiber optic training company today announced the migration of the GeoQuote interface to a new domain - geoquote.co.
WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt" will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Paul Boyce, P.E., PG, has been appointed a Trustee for the ACEC Business Insurance Trust.
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Paul Orwell's new book "Total Sh*t Donald Trump" (ISBN: 978-1733807302; ppb; Oceania Press) released today on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and many other platforms, makes the case that the president is, in a sense, "the physical embodiment of our nation's collective excrement" and that "we citizens have a duty to flush it, not just shovel it."
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's mortgage technology summit, today announced it has engaged in a strategic alliance with Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, DC-based advisory firm led by renowned industry veteran and award winner Faith Schwartz, former executive director of HOPE NOW.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning technology skills requires technology. That's why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization's Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.
American Society of Appraisers partners with Anow to give real property appraisers a competitive edge
RED DEER, Alberta and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced a partnership with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) that gives members a significant discount off Anow's core appraisal office management platform and early access to the tech firm's cutting-edge products currently in development.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or 'BG Free' for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children's National Health System.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.
Brainy Camps Announces Oct 20 Race for Every Child to Support Programs for Children with Chronic Conditions
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, has announced its participation in the Race for Every Child fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The annual event, scheduled for Oct. 20, 2018, is sponsored by Children's National Health System and helps to raise funds for the pediatric hospital's many departments and causes.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Secure Insight, a New Jersey-based data intelligence and vendor management firm, announced today at the MBA's Annual Convention and Expo that it teamed with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to develop and host an online training program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.
New Book: Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor shares how to engage your grown kids about preparations for their own retirement
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his compact new book, "Parent's Guide to Your Child's Retirement: 21 Thought-Provoking Conversations to Have with Your Adult Children" (ISBN: 978-0999641415) Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(SM) Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers an easy to follow structure that may serve to enable you and your adult children to have positive, engaging and thoughtful conversations regarding their future retirement.
Legendary Television Host Donnie Simpson celebrates 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oracle Group International announces the publication of "THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music" (13th and Joan; Hardcover; Jan. 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1732646469) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.
New Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, says American Fluoridation Society
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A study led by researchers at the federal government's National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his new book, "The Mindset of Retirement Success: 7 Winning Strategies to Change Your Life" (ISBN: 978-0999641408), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers blunt advice to anyone who has been putting off retirement planning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Mike Klaschka will present at the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DC-AIC) on Tues., Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.
NAMB Appoints John Stevens as New President, spearheading strategies to grow the organization’s reach
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University's homecoming at the legendary Social Architects' Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, "The People's Paradise," presents Ochulo's revolutionary men's and women's fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization's new executive director.
Association of Mortgage Professionals NAMB Rebrands to Better Reflect Professional Diversity of Its Member Base
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced a rebranding that includes a new logo and marketing campaign. NAMB's new brand identity emphasizes the diversity of its member base, which includes individual loan originators and small and midsize mortgage origination businesses of all kinds-brokers, bankers and correspondent lenders.
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Walter Blair's third novel obviously demonstrates that the success of his first two novels were not flukes. The literary skills presented by Blair in "Abduction" (2017, WBlair Publishing) place him in a class reserved for John Grisham, Danielle Steel, David Baldacci, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, to name a few.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 28, 2017, the Treasurer of STEM-CAN Supporters (SCS) sent a $2,500 check to Fritz Blandon, Principal of Milwaukee Allen-Field Elementary School as a donation for the immediate purchase of Student Leadership Blazers and seven compound microscopes along with some minor supplies.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ChildVoice today announced that on Saturday, January 28, from 2-4 p.m., "Enduring the Night" co-author Natalie Committee-Fath will present an Author Talk at The Potter's House, a nonprofit cafe and bookstore in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Committee-Fath will shine light on the issue of human trafficking and the plight of an estimated 250,000 child soldiers involved in conflicts globally.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two former military officers of the Washington D.C. law firm of Jordan Guydon sent letters today to U.S. Senator Boxer, other Congressional leaders, the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Army, urging the strengthening of due process for the California National Guard bonus recipients. The two are Darlye Jordan, managing partner of the firm and a former Army major who advised commanders during the Gulf War; and, Howard G. Cooley, of-counsel, and a retired Army colonel.
An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, "Birthright 2016" is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.'s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. "The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds," by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Systems Evolution, Inc. (SEI), an employee-owned business and technology management consulting firm consistently named one of Consulting Magazine's Top Places to Work, has opened a new location to serve clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting to Co-Present in ClearLaw Institute Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards
GREAT FALLS, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting announced today that they will be co-presenting on a forthcoming ClearLaw Institute Webinar about the new lease accounting standards. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate and equipment leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.