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NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm's Marketing, Communications and Design Team has received the 'Gold Award of Excellence and the 'Silver Award of Distinction' from the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring communication professionals for creative excellence.

NEWS: (TAMPA, Fla.) The C Diff Foundation 'International Raising C. diff. Awareness' Conference and Health Expo will be hosted in Atlanta on Sept. 20, 2016 featuring world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C. diff.).

NEWS: (NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) Powers of Arkansas, the state's largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of two key leaders at Powers who have contributed leadership and vision to the growth of Powers as the industry leader in commercial HVAC equipment, air distribution, and controls in Arkansas.

NEWS: (RALEIGH, N.C.) Capital Auto Rental in Raleigh, a division of Capital Ford, is celebrating their grand opening by hosting an After Hours Business Event Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. The event, in conjunction with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the new Capital Auto Rental office, 2801 E. Millbrook Rd.

NEWS: (SAN ANGELO, Texas) He's an independent write-in, libertarian, republican conservative. He's presidential candidate, Donald Eugene Lowe from Texas, and he's announcing his run for president under the Republican Party with vice president, Shaun Reynard Richardson, by his side.

NEWS: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it has installed its e-recording solution in 16 additional county recording offices across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

NEWS: (CORTE MADERA, Calif.) Noted Marin County chiropractor, Dr. Donald E. Harte, calls out noted Marin County 'addiction specialist,' Dr. Howard Kornfeld, as 'having a totally wrong-headed approach.'

NEWS: (BRADENTON, Fla.) Despite public awareness campaigns and new laws targeting texting while driving in many states, deaths and injuries related to distracted driving have continued to rise, says Attorney Bernard Walsh. Lawmakers are struggling to come up with viable solutions that address the problems law enforcement officers are facing when attempting to enforce texting-while-driving laws.

NEWS: (RALEIGH, N.C.) One of the largest automotive marketing agencies in the East is on the move again. Sokal Media Group has relocated its headquarters to 11550 Common Oaks Drive in Raleigh, N.C. The move consolidates more than 80 of their more than 100 employees in a newly designed, spacious, 20,000 square foot environment.

NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic book, 'The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.' This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of John Moses' second CD 'Upper Middle Trash,' recorded in front of a live audience. John Moses has been delightfully offending audiences throughout the United States, Canada and the U.K. for more than 10 years.

NEWS: (DENVER, Colo.) Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC, (FNPA) has announced the opening of its lobby practice. FNPA is independent from the law firm of Feldmann Nagel, LLC, and has experienced professionals to work at both the executive and legislative branches of government. David Nagel, an accomplished attorney and CPA, is at the helm of Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC.

NEWS: (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) Janet L. Pulliam, attorney at law and of counsel with Mitchell, Blackstock, Ivers, Sneddon and Marshall of Little Rock, Ark. has been recently appointed the Chair of the American Bar Association's National Breast Cancer Initiatives Executive Committee for 2016/2017.

NEWS: (FLAT ROCK, N.C.) Loretta Shelton has been named executive director of the newly launched Four Seasons Compassion for Life Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the philanthropic support of the Four Seasons Compassion for Life mission of 'Co-Creating The Care Experience.'

NEWS: (FLAT ROCK, N.C.) Four Seasons Compassion for Life, western North Carolina's leading, community-based hospice and palliative care provider, announces the launch of the Four Seasons for Life Foundation. The philanthropic non-profit is charged with securing the resources to maintain quality care during serious, chronic, or life-limiting illness in Henderson and Buncombe counties, and across the region.

NEWS: (ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.) It is a great privilege for Eagle Transport Corporation to announce Darryl Nowell as the 'Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year - Grand Champion' for 2015-2016. The prestigious award was announced on April 25, 2016 at the National Tank Truck Carrier's Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif. This honor exemplifies Darryl's incomparable trucking career.

NEWS: (ATLANTA, Ga.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Irv Morris has joined the firm's Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta as a Senior Benefits Consultant.

NEWS: (MIAMI, Fla.) Gus Machado Ford of Kendall has brought their cars to the center court of The Dadeland Mall. To help celebrate Mother's Day, the dealer is hosting 'Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms' on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
ReverseVision

NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again offering the popular 'Home-Equity Loans Facts Track' seminar for mortgage lenders interested in learning more about the home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan on May 11, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Sandpiper Room from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

NEWS: (HOUSTON, Texas) One Houston family was pleasantly surprised when employees of AlEn USA, the manufacturers of CLORALEN(R) Regular Bleach, showed up at their home to donate bleach for deep cleaning of their property devastated by the flood.

NEWS: (DELRAY BEACH, Fla.) Spodak Dental Group ('SDG'), announced their partnership with best-selling author, Tony Robbins, and Feeding America today, with the mission to feed America's hungry. In honor of Spodak Dental Group's 40th Anniversary, Dr. Craig Spodak is launching a '40 Days of Giving' Campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days, and will donate all monies to Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

NEWS: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained mortgage banking and capital markets executive Michael Lima as managing director of its Whole Loan Trading division. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Lima will direct Mid America's whole loan acquisition business, including its recent entry into the market for loans with TRID compliance issues.

NEWS: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service provider, has partnered with Landtech Data Corporation to improve recording efficiency and ease payment processing for Landtech's nationwide customer base. The integration will further advance the efficiency of the e-recording process by allowing settlement service providers to submit and pay for their e-recording documents using Simplifile without ever leaving the Landtech system.

NEWS: (NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J.) Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has released a brand new eBook to help business owners who want to find a third-party fulfillment solution. The guide, 'Outstanding Outsourcing: The Capacity Guide to Contracting Out Your Order Fulfillment,' gives owners and managers a valuable resource for all aspects of the outsourcing process.

NEWS: (MIAMI, Fla.) Rational Spirits' new Santeria Rum made in Charleston, South Carolina, was awarded a Gold medal for Premium Aged Rum from the prestigious RumXP International Tasting Panel at the world's top rum festival in Miami, Florida: The Miami Rum Renaissance. The festival is held once a year and brings together the most respected and experienced experts in the industry, as well as enthusiasts, to sample and judge hundreds of rums from around the world.

NEWS: (VENICE, Fla.) HVAC company Mahle Cool Air and Heating introduces a new and innovative duct cleaning service that removes mold, reduces bacteria, and eliminates odors. Mahle Cool Air and Heating is now offering a fogging service for its customers and residents of Sarasota and Charlotte Counties.

NEWS: (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) 'The Vault' is the latest release from Bakdraff Entertainment. Seventeen tracks long, it features music that was created by six music producers and 16 artists over the course of several years. It's a provocative collection of music that digs into the Steel City's history. Every street has a vibe and every building has a story.

NEWS: (OSCEOLA, Iowa) Clarke County Development Corporation's Executive Director, Bill Trickey, was recently appointed to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Advisory Board. The Iowa SBDC offers high quality assistance to current and future Iowa business owners. As a member, Trickey will influence decisions that benefit businesses and job creation throughout Iowa.

NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David McNeil, a principal in the firm's Inland Empire division, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the California Association of Mutual Water Companies Joint Powers Risk and Insurance Management Authority (CAMWC-JPRIMA).

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) 'Little Green' book publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day 2016. Did you know there is a 'Save The Frogs Day'? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

NEWS: (ATLANTA, Ga.) XanCan, LLC today announced the expansion of its textured aluminum beverage can concept into the aerosol can markets. Functional changes to the aerosol can as we know it have been minimal since its introduction. The idea of texturing the sidewall of an aerosol can (patent pending) is both innovative and revolutionary. XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite while adding personality, flare and of course, function.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) EaseUS 11.0 partition management solution is mainly designed to optimize PCs/laptops amd server performance, take full advantage of disk space for what matters most and keep all data or even system secure. Partition Master 11.0 makes it much simpler and smooth to create WinPE bootable media for system migration coupled with intuitive user interface.

NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), welcomes Kt Duong and Troy Ferguson, as Vice President, Business Relationship Managers to its seasoned team of bankers. Mr. Duong has been in banking and finance for 8 years, including Commercial Capital Partners, Commercewest Bank and Citigroup.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) The Chase Brock Experience, a Brooklyn-based dance company, and the Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present 'Extravaganza: An Evening of Live Music and Dance' on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

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.
DocMagic

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.

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.