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NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has announced continued expansion of their operations in the Sacramento Region with the additions of Victoria McKinney and Robin Neer. Both will be based in EPIC's Gold River office, under the leadership of Regional Director of Employee Benefits, Beth Barr.
NEWS: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., a premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PROGRESS in Lending presented the company with one of its annual Innovation Awards for the development and widely successful launch of its industry-leading SmartCLOSE(TM) collaborative closing portal for TRID compliance. DocMagic was one of only seven recipients to receive the honor out of numerous applicants.
NEWS: (SAVANNAH, Ga.) Rejuvatek Medical Inc. announces the Tatt2Away non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Savannah, Georgia area with Red Ocean Tattoo's founder Ben Kelly. The downtown location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.
NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) JenCap Holdings, LLC, a consolidator of specialty insurance distribution and program management businesses, including managing general agencies, specialty program underwriters, transactional wholesale brokers and captive managers, has acquired specialist MGA and wholesaler Trivedi-Capacity Associates, LLC. JenCap Holdings, LLC is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.
NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, 'One In a Million,' worldwide on April 29.
Fine Art Reproduction and Archiving: CyberCopy Launches Rencay SuperFineArt Scanning Imaging Service in Calif.
NEWS: (CULVER CITY, Calif.) CyberCopy, Inc. is excited to announce that it is the first, and currently only, company to offer the Rencay SuperFineArt(TM) scanning back imaging system in the U.S. To date, Rencay has been mostly exclusive to Europe and Asia.
NEWS: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Rate increases by some long-term care insurance carriers should not scare people off, according to Denise Gott. 'Even if a particular policy's premium seems high,' she says, 'it may be a bargain compared to the alternative, family caregiving.' Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies.
NEWS: (RUSKIN, Fla.) Dream Merchants Entertainment LLC announces production of the 140 minute feature film, 'The Kamasutra Garden,' which takes viewers on a journey to a brothel in Nevada where the girls earn their money by pleasuring men using the Kamasutra techniques. The feature film is based on the acclaimed novel by Riju R. Sam.
Project EverGreen and Its Partners Will Convert 150,000 Sq. Ft. of Park Green Space Into a Disk Golf Course
NEWS: (BELLE PLAINE, Minn.) Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its 'Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to Court Square Park in Belle Plaine, Minnesota.
Willow Bend Mortgage Now Offering Reverse Mortgages in 12 States Using ReverseVision Exchange Software
NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision announced today that Willow Bend Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender serving the South Central United States, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). A long-standing community lender in its home state of Texas, Willow Bend began expanding its reverse mortgage program in 2015 and is currently licensed to operate in 12 states.
NEWS: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization's activities and achievements from January through March 2016.
NEWS: (DENVER, Colo.) Altavera Mortgage Services, a premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination services, reports a marked uptick in non-Qualified Mortgage (non-QM) inquiries in the first quarter of 2016. According to President and Founder Brian Simons, staffing requests from Altavera's clients suggest the industry is preparing for increased business in Q2 and the second half of 2016.
NEWS: (LAKE CITY, S.C.) Mychal Wynn, author, consultant, college planning expert, and Founder/CEO of the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity, a Marietta, Georgia-based nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning announced that Lake City High School senior, Rebeca Pacheco, has been selected as the school's second Gates Millennium in as many years.
NEWS: (BOTTLE CREEK, North Caicos) The People's Democratic Movement started their tour around the Islands with a series of public meetings to promote their initiatives. North Caicos was the first island to receive the party and their supporters. The main topics covered on the meeting were crime, security, the 2016 budget and its failings, issues affecting the islands of North and Middle Caicos.
NEWS: (FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.) Gratitude Wellness, a health and fitness product manufacturing company, recently announced that it is raising funds via Kickstarter to help manufacture the goods and purchase the equipment necessary for the production of its patented GRATITUDE Roller.
NEWS: (BOULDER, Colo.) TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that a milestone 10 million coaches, administrators, organizers, parents and players now use its online and mobile apps to streamline group activities.
NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Lacey Johnson has joined the firm as a Director and Wealth Advisor. In this role, Ms. Johnson will be responsible for advising high-net-worth clients on a range of wealth management issues, as well as helping to grow the firm's client base.
NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) iMobie Inc. has added a new feature to its Mac-care software - MacClean 3, still for FREE. Not just cleanse and optimize Mac, it now can retrieve gigabytes of more disk space by removing unneeded iOS backups stored in iTunes. With a whole new EL CAPITAN makeover, now it's easy for users to clear, tune-up and protect a Mac with this all-in-one free app.
NEWS: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that industry veteran Michael Falce has been hired as a vice president, enterprise account executive. In this role, he will work with lending entities of various types and sizes to utilize OpenClose's LenderAssist LOS and additional software solutions.
International Document Services, Inc. Hits Multiple Daily Mortgage Document Preparation Records in 2015
NEWS: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it achieved 11 single-day company records for total document orders in 2015. Overall document fulfillment increased 24 percent from 2014 to 2015, with initial disclosures and closing documents seeing similar growth (26 percent and 22 percent, respectively). IDS also saw increased adoption of its eSign functionality in 2015, with 45 percent more documents electronically signed as compared to 2014.
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) This Sunday, April 24, is the deadline to participate in an extraordinary buying event for some of the finest San Francisco Bay Area real estate. Luxury home auction consultant Guy Masters, in cooperation with Olivia Hsu Decker, the legendary luxury home specialist and co-owner of Decker Bullock Sotheby's International Realty present this unparalleled opportunity.
NEWS: (PORTLAND, Ore.) Paragon BioTeck, Inc., announced today that Hasenin Al-khersan has been named its 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.
LearnTheRisk is hosting a HEALTH FREEDOM Rally featuring expert speakers on the reality of vaccine risk
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) LearnTheRisk will host a Health Freedom Rally and March demanding truth and transparency from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the U.S. vaccine system and expose the real risks linked to vaccines. When: FRIDAY, April 22, 2016, 12-2 p.m. Where: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place.
New Lease Accounting Standards: LeaseAccelerator Announces FASB ASC 842 and IFRS 16 Compliant SaaS Solution
NEWS: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management software, today announced a new release featuring updated functionality to support the new lease accounting standards introduced by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). With support for FASB ASC 842 and IFRS 16, LeaseAccelerator customers can now confidently comply with the financial reporting requirements of the SEC and other international regulators.
NEWS: (BEIJING, China) Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, today surprisingly kicks off another round of promotions under the theme of April Mega Sale, giving customers a very rare chance to buy its Passkey software with an astounding 50-percent discount, or get the lifetime version as a free gift by ordering its No.1 hot seller DVDFab All-In-One Lifetime Gift.
NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Progressive rock group DeCoster is releasing their second CD 'Walking In The Sun,' at the Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street, New York City on Wednesday April 20, 2016 with an 8 p.m. performance. The group is fronted by classically trained lead guitarist and composer Paul DeCoster who plays riffs on his Stratocaster that defy gravity.
NEWS: (FORT WORTH, Texas) Josh Vincent, country singer and songwriter, recently released a new single, 'Two Shots,' which he hopes will shake up the country music scene. It's been said that Vincent's songs are reminiscent of outlaw country musicians such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings - all who paved the way for today's artists.
NEWS: (BRADENTON, Fla.) Bradenton personal injury lawyer, and Florida Justice Association board member, Bernard F. Walsh took note of the successful effort by Florida Justice Association members to block extreme reduction in personal injury claim awards.
NEWS: (SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa.) Faulkner Maserati of Mechanicsburg is moving to a brand new, state-of-the art facility at 6714 Carlisle Pike. The new Maserati Showroom and Service and Parts Center will be in full operation on Friday, April 15, 2016 with a reception that evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and an open house celebration all day Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NEWS: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Actress, producer and businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, will join chair of the Darby County PA Democratic Party, Richard Womack Jr, to host the DogonVillage 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party complete with dinner, dancing, DJ, and a live performance. Themed, 'Celebrating the Black Vote,' the soiree will be held Tuesday July 26, 2016 in the ballroom of the Sheet Metal Workers Union hall on Penns Landing in Philadelphia.
NEWS: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) DearMob rolls out a multimedia software all-in-one pack from April 14 to May 3 at 90-percent off, the highest discount ever! This pack containing a best-in-class DVD ripper, a video converter, and a backup software is shipped by DearMob, the integrated multimedia software manufacturer after MTV Movie Awards 2016, supplying a downright affordable solution for movie buffs to rip DVDs, convert videos and watch movies chosen by the MTV Movie Awards 2016 committees from the comfort of home.
NEWS: (WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y.) 'The Reflection of Innocence' (ISBN: 978-0692646526), by John Tolliver, is a story that centers on a Navy misfit with the ability to see inside people's souls. Gift or curse? The reader will have to decide. Author Tolliver spent six years working on submarines in the Navy. This experience was followed by a 30+ year career in the nuclear chemistry field.
NEWS: (JACKSON, Mich.) 'Parched' (ISBN: 978-1530519248), a new mainstream fiction novel by award-winning author, Andrew Branham, depicts a dystopian society in a post-apocalyptic world where global warming is the villain.
San Francisco Charity Ball co-sponsored by Professionals Guild to Help Raise Funds for Curing Blindness
NEWS: (SANTA CLARA, Calif.) Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring two large April 2016 dance/networking parties: one in Silicon Valley; the other, a Charity Ball to cure blindness, in San Francisco.
NEWS: (WESTON, Fla.) Biggrey Trust takes the best of what other consumer protection services have to offer and combines them all into one winning solution. Being trustworthy is key to increasing sales. In fact, 62 percent of all consumers look for trusted stores before making a purchase decision. It's all about making an emotional connection and Biggrey helps stores do just that.
NEWS: (NEW BEDFORD, Mass.) Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater New Bedford area with New Bedford Tattoo's co-founders Val Garnett and Venessa Kollars.
NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Energi, a leading provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has recognized Mark Niebuhr of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as a 2016 Energi Elite Producer. At Energi's third Elite Producer Conference in Miami, Florida, Energi acknowledged Niebuhr and 64 other leading producers for their outstanding performance and dedication to promoting energy insurance products and services.
NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles' historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger's (C4H) new agricultural technology.
NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., 'On the Run 2 Rio,' a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, Calif.
NEWS: (TIPP CITY, Ohio) Energy Optimizers, USA, has been selected as a Dayton Power and Light Channel Partner of the Year for 2015. Founded in 2009, Energy Optimizers, USA, specializes in helping schools and government agencies identify, finance and implement energy saving projects.