Tuesday, November 24, 2015

National US News

National US News
National newswire stories from across the U.S., sourced from the Neotrope® News Network

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 'Best Places to Work in Insurance' in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 11th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday on November 29, 2015 reminds Americans taking holiday road trips to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars, says Road Safe America.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors has released a white paper discussing the role of alternative investments in a diversified portfolio. Many investors today are looking for new sources of diversification and uncorrelated sources of return. As a result, alternative investments have experienced significant growth, particularly among high-net-worth investors.

BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family-owned Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes has announced their fourth annual Winter Coat Drive for those in need. And if you were living in Massachusetts last winter, you remember not only how the snow kept coming and coming, but that it was so cold for so long that it didn't melt for months.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Nov. 22, iMyfone Technology Co., Ltd released the new version of iMyfone iPhone Space Saver V2.5.0 and renamed it as iMyfone Umate. Now iMyfone Umate can do more for iPhone users with its new and remarkable features. Also the user interface became clearer and easier to use to enhance users' experience.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMobie Inc., a leading iPhone and Mac related software company, today announced iMobie 4th Anniversary Celebration. To show appreciation for the dedicated and continued support for fans and media partners, iMobie presents 24h limited-time Giveaway on its best-selling iPhone content management software - AnyTrans, plus $800 iTunes gift card contest, opening on November 23.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that board member Jeffrey S. Taylor, Master CMB, has received the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) Career Achievement Award. The award was presented to Taylor at NRMLA's 2015 Annual Meeting and Expo held November 16-18 in San Francisco.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digiarty Software, a famous multimedia software development giant, recently revealed the company's biggest update release of the year - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe featuring newly-added hardware accelerated video encoding and decoding technology. With hardware encoder built-in to make full use of CPU and GPU, the video conversion process can be advanced 16x faster on machines configured with both QSV-allowed Intel processor (2-6th generation) and CUDA/NVENC-enabled NVIDIA GPU.

MALIBU, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This is The Frequency presents The Digital Spiritual Resort, a totally original and anarchic form of interactive entertainment that turns enlightenment, meditation and philosophy on its head. The Frequency experience uses music, humor and drama to explore the deepest issues of existence, and offers insights that will help you overcome the obstacles you face in getting the life you want.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation's soldiers and their loved ones, the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of 10 new preferred vendor partners to their national network, announced the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month, and it's also National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. 'Both topics warrant attention this Thanksgiving,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency. 'The risk of Alzheimer's looms large, and the risk of needing long-term care looms even larger.'

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beauty pageants are sometimes criticized for being overly competitive, cut throat and an advantage to the wealthy due to high costs of preparing for and participating in the pageant, says Stephanie Farrell of Miss Greater Bay Area, Calif. California's state pageant, owned and operated by Top 10 Productions of Southern Calif., works with several independent regional directors who host preliminary pageants that qualify contestants for the Miss California USA(R) and Miss California Teen USA(R) pageants.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SmartStops, an online service that helps investors of all levels manage investment risk, announced today that it has extended its relationship with BNP Paribas and is now available to investors in the Italian market.

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it has expanded the capabilities of its data reconciliation platform mintrak2(R). Now known as DRMS(TM) (Data Reconciliation Management System), the system has been redesigned beyond its original MERS(R) applications to normalize, compare and reconcile multiple datasets from a variety of sources.

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BJD Inc., a privately held men's sportswear manufacturer, established in 1985, located in Los Angeles and New York, has selected DrivenBI's SRK to help transform their Sales Cycle Analysis. BJD Inc. owns several different brands, their most distinguished being Michael Brandon, Thread and Cloth, James Tattersall, and Park West. In addition to its online sales, BJD Inc. distributes to retail giants such as Burlington, Marmaxx Group, Ross, Steinmart, and many more.

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A cooperative effort between NGOs and students from Cambridge and elsewhere is revolutionizing how Fair Trade social enterprises in the Global South can succeed by efficiently reaching foreign markets. According to Directors Savithri Machiraju and Amy Chang, the Agenda for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with Friends Beyond Borders and the Adelina Foundation, partners with students and local companies in poorer nations.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced today that it developed and incorporated a sophisticated data parsing and analysis component into its Military Search Service. The new functionality assists servicers and default attorneys in adhering to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) in order to avoid non-compliance, lawsuits and fines.

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, used by 9 million people worldwide for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, today announced that it has been selected by Outside Magazine as No. 16 on its list of 100 Best Places to Work 2015. Each year, Outside Magazine honors the Top 100 companies in America that raise the standards for work-life balance, company culture and employee benefits. This is the first time TeamSnap has been recognized by Outside.

CANBY, Ore., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Wagner Shinn announces that his great grandfather Dr. Edward Reed Wagner, a missionary doctor in the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (Global Ministries) in the late 19th century, was honored for founding Huamei Hospital in Linqing, Shandong, China at a special ceremony celebrating the hospital's 130th year on November 1st.