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FLORIDA BUSINESS

New Memoir, ‘Tenacity’

New Memoir, ‘Tenacity’ is a Story of Courage and Resilience in the Face of Adversities

FORT MYERS, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- Veena Sharma is an Indo-Fijian author, who has released her memoir "Tenacity" (ISBN: 978-1643883861). It is a story of risk, courage, and determination. Ultimately, it's a story of the human spirit's triumph over fear. Born into poverty, uprooted from her homeland, forced to marry a stranger, subjected to physical and emotional abuse.
RMA Presents Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan

Florida Redevelopment Experts, RMA, Present Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.
GreatSpeech online speech therapy

National Online Speech Therapy Co, GreatSpeech, Creates Free Resource Library in Response to Pandemic

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Great Speech, Inc., an online speech therapy company, saw a spike for service demand when the pandemic hit. Founder and Clinical Director, Avivit Ben-Aharon, MS Ed., MA CCC-SLP, also quickly realized that many consumers who desperately needed services, lacked the financial resources or insurance coverage to pay for online services.
Candace Reusch, RN, BSN, Jennifer Crane, RN

Kentucky Nurses from Zero Gravity Med Spa Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.
OpenClose and Radian

Mortgage Insurance Ordering Made Easy as OpenClose Integrates Its LenderAssist LOS with Radian

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose, an industry-leading digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it completed an interface with Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN). The integration leverages OpenClose's omni-channel loan origination system (LOS) and RESTful API suite, allowing Radian customers to order MI without exiting the LenderAssist LOS.
BEDROCK Orlando

Bedrock Orlando is Open for Business and Following CDC Recommended Safety Policies

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Bedrock Orlando is happy to announce that they are open during their regular business hours - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, and closed on Sunday-during the COVID-19 outbreak.
HornBlasters Owner and CEO, Matthew Heller

Automotive Safety Product Company HornBlasters Inc. Announces New Location in Tampa, Florida

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- HornBlasters Inc., the maker of train horns for trucks and cars, is expanding its operations and has opened a new location in Tampa, Florida. The new warehouse facility officially opened for business on June 1 and offers customers the convenience of contactless pickup for their orders and room for continued growth as the company continues to expand its offerings.

FLORIDA GOVERNMENT

North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq.

North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph Esq. named a 2020 Miami Times ‘New Generation of Dreamers’

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Miami Times has selected North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq. to join the Class of 2020's "Next Generation of Dreamers." Joseph is being recognized for his leadership in resolving a water billing controversy affecting nearly 200,000 customers throughout Northern Miami-Dade County served by the city's water utility.
Board Members Adria D. Starkey, Chris Kinsley, Executive Director Kevin Thompson, Governor Ron DeSantis, Board Chairman John D. Rood and Chancellor Kathy Hebda

Fla. Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.3B in Savings for Florida Prepaid Customers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Prepaid College Board will lower Prepaid Plan prices by $1.3 billion, a reduction benefitting 224,000 current customers. Nearly half of the affected families will have refunds available totaling more than $500 million.
GreatSpeech online speech therapy

National Online Speech Therapy Co, GreatSpeech, Creates Free Resource Library in Response to Pandemic

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Great Speech, Inc., an online speech therapy company, saw a spike for service demand when the pandemic hit. Founder and Clinical Director, Avivit Ben-Aharon, MS Ed., MA CCC-SLP, also quickly realized that many consumers who desperately needed services, lacked the financial resources or insurance coverage to pay for online services.
Candace Reusch, RN, BSN, Jennifer Crane, RN

Kentucky Nurses from Zero Gravity Med Spa Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.
OpenClose and Radian

Mortgage Insurance Ordering Made Easy as OpenClose Integrates Its LenderAssist LOS with Radian

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose, an industry-leading digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it completed an interface with Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN). The integration leverages OpenClose's omni-channel loan origination system (LOS) and RESTful API suite, allowing Radian customers to order MI without exiting the LenderAssist LOS.
BEDROCK Orlando

Bedrock Orlando is Open for Business and Following CDC Recommended Safety Policies

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Bedrock Orlando is happy to announce that they are open during their regular business hours - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, and closed on Sunday-during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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