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Jim Williford

NEWS (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Jim Williford has joined the firm's National Energy Construction Practice as a Business Development Manager.

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UN Zika Solution

Finally, a solution to protect or heal everyone from Zika and other Mosquitoes. Following RIO's "awesome" first Green Opening Ceremonies, here is a chance...

OPINION: People are buzzing how Puerto Vallarta’s Banderas Bay is a splendid turquoise, especially on sunny cloudless calm days. “This is the most turquoise I have seen in the bay in 15 years,” said iconic fisherman Phil Kerr. Could it be from the unprecedented friendly luminescent blue jellyfish that came here and ate up toxins following our Azteca-Cherokee-led oceandance at Los Muertos Pier on December 12?

RECENT NATIONAL NEWS

Kimberly Joyce

NEWS (DENVER, Colo.) -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services and home of the industry's most experienced staff of U.S.-based mortgage fulfillment experts, announced today it has hired Kimberly Joyce as senior vice president of sales. Kimberly brings 22 years of sales and business development experience to the role, in which she will oversee national sales for Altavera.
Lauren Woodard, LCSW

NEWS (ASHEVILLE, N.C.) -- It's a feat she never thought possible, but one she accomplished anyway. When Lauren Woodard, LCSW, owner, Bloom Consulting and Counseling, placed second in the psychologist/counselor, health and wellness category in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC 2016 reader poll, she was simultaneously thrilled and stunned.
Pie Festival 2016 Sept. 10

NEWS (PIE TOWN, N.M.) -- The 36th Annual Pie Town Pie Festival is set for Sept. 10, 2016, and will be offering a slate of old time fun for those who come to the scenic and historic town of Pie Town, New Mexico, USA. Events start at 8 a.m. with the pi-K Run for Pie - and, yes, it's a 3.14 mile run.
ACES RISK Management

NEWS (POMPANO BEACH, Fla.) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has hired Dan Thoms as Chief Revenue Officer. Thoms possesses a deep background in the mortgage industry, having served in executive capacities for almost 20 years.
Who Is Jackie Fabulous?

NEWS (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Who Is Jackie Fabulous?" Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey's Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous - a comedic force to be reckoned with.
HostBridge Technology

NEWS (STILLWATER, Okla.) -- HostBridge Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) z Systems(TM), is making its 32-bit HostBridge Redis for z/OS solution available free of charge.
Heart of Christmas

NEWS (FORT WORTH, Texas) -- "Heart of Christmas, The Secret History of The Littlest Wiseman," a gift film that pays tribute to philanthropists Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh, will premiere Sept. 7, 2016 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. At age 9, Ben Tinsley became a participant and contributor to the annual Fort Worth Christmas pageant, "The Littlest Wiseman."
Eagle Park BMX

NEWS (EAGLE, Idaho) -- Eagle Park BMX announced that it will be hosting the 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship on Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Riders from the entire state of Idaho will be competing for the State Champion title. Each year a State Championship series is conducted by USA BMX and Idaho sanctioned tracks.
ReverseVision

NEWS (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that Tustin, California-based national mortgage lender New American Funding is expanding its reverse mortgage lending operation to 47 states using the RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS).
VLP Law Group

NEWS: (PALO ALTO, Calif.) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Edward Kwok has joined the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Silicon Valley, Calif. Mr. Kwok's practice focuses on patent prosecution and Inter Partes adverse proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and intellectual property litigations in state and federal courts.