Monthly Archives: April 2020

Historic Ironworks Factory Creates Products that Protect in Face of Pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A third-generation, family-owned and operated ornamental iron and metal fabrication company, Fortin Ironworks, is stepping up to create new products driven by a surge in consumer safety. These American-made products are destined to be an integral part of the "new normal."

Bob Karney pledges $25,000 to biker families affected by COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Karney, a motorcycle accident attorney, donated $25,000 directly to biker families in need, The Karney Law Firm announced today. The requests poured in and over 80 families received immediate aid.
Gallery 3100 in St. Petersburg FL

Current Builders Announces New St. Petersburg Florida Residential Project

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders today announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The $20 million, 122-unit residential project is being developed by Mosaic at Grand Central and the architectural firm is Baker Barrios.

Fighting COVID-19 with Smart Elevators that Automatically Disinfect when Empty

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --​ Ashla Systems announced today the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has industries searching for answers on what technology can help in the fight against contamination. Many groups are starting to focus on a system that has been tried and tested for over 70 years; UV-C light which has been proven to kill the virus after just 10 minutes of contact.

Nuclear to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia's goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth's nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Changes to Merger Agreement

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renegotiated the terms of their merger and have agreed to amend the initial Definitive Agreement announced on October 21, 2019 following shareholder meetings held on April 22, 2020.
Pneuma Solutions

Technology from Florida’s Pneuma Solutions Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.

Pledging 1,975 Meals and More to Mark 45 Years Since Refugees First Arrived in the US on April 30, 1975

WESTMINSTER, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vietnamese Americans in Orange County's Little Saigon issued a "Nailing It For America" challenge to other Vietnamese communities throughout the country: Join the national day of giving back beginning Thursday, April 30 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19).

New Sacramento Accident Study Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AUTOACCIDENT.COM - According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.
Therapy Topia

TherapyTopia Launches Thrive Campaign to Support Americans Laid Off During Pandemic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers "Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions." To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

Rittenhouse Appraisals Sees Resilience In Philadelphia Region’s Real Estate Market Despite Covid-19

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 crisis could create opportunities for the Philadelphia region to thrive as a real estate market going forward, and buttress its reemergence as a center for business, according to an expert at Rittenhouse Appraisals.

Green Mountain College Campus Goes to Auction

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the Continental United States and Caribbean, announced it will pursue buyers for the idyllic 155-acre Green Mountain College Campus, anchoring Main Street, in the Historic downtown of Poultney, Vermont.

Local Texas Author Uses Quarantine to Finish Novel Early

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- COVID-19 is keeping everyone at home and many people out of work. When Tim Frankovich's freelance work dried up, he turned to writing instead. Today, he announced publication of his second novel, "Until All Bonds Are Broken" (ISBN: 978-1733328524).

Melita’s Table Delivers a Revolutionary Cinco De Mayo Feast

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cinco de Mayo has become one of the most beloved and celebrated days of the year. Though many Nevadans will enjoy the historic date at home this year, there's no reason to avoid dancing, margaritas and an amazing vegan taco creation made special by Melita's Table.

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign Strategic Global Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegría Farmacy food production system.

Las Vegas Restaurant Franchise Provides Healthy and Safe Meals For The Las Vegas Community During The Coronavirus Crisis

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ori'Zaba's, one of Las Vegas's most popular scratch Mexican food franchises, is open for business and dedicated to serving the public in this time of concern and need.
Sheila Cherfilus McCormick for Congress

Healthcare Exec SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for August Democratic Primary against Florida Incumbent

MIRAMAR, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida's 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

NYT Bestseller Tosca Lee Offers Comfort, Entertainment with Nightly Story Time

LINCOLN, Neb., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee has spent the last five weeks reading to her fans live on Facebook during "Story Time with Tosca." The nightly event started March 20 with a promise to read until quarantine is no longer necessary - which means she has no idea when she'll stop.

Unlikely North Carolina Companies Partner Together to Produce Reusable Masks

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in Apex, NC and Harriss & Covington, a hosiery mill headquartered in High Point, NC, recently delivered reusable face masks to customers across North Carolina and the United States. The first business to receive the Easy Masks reusable masks was Weaver Street Market.

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

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