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TravelInsurance

Tips for How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Whether it's a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company's Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.
Live Traders

Live Traders, a Leading Education Platform for Stock Market and Forex Traders Launches Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Celebrating the breakthrough success of their education and training programs for Stocks, Options and Forex professional traders Live Traders have decided to give back to the financially less fortunate. The educational platform recently celebrated the launch of the Live Traders Scholarship Program where qualified students have a chance to go through the Live Trader training program for free or at dramatically deep discounts.
Travel Insurance Tips

Hit the Road Jack! TravelInsurance.com Offers Travel Insurance Tips for 2017 Holiday Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Between now and the end of the year, people will travel in droves to visit family and friends - across town, across the country and across the globe, notes TravelInsurance.com. Taking time off and being with those you love go hand-and-hand with the holidays, but unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn't always cooperate.
the Event Planner Expo

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for NY City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EMRG Media is excited to announce it's hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Broker Tony Gerrato

EPIC Insurance adds Broker Tony Gerrato in New York City Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anthony (Tony) Gerrato has joined the firm as a Principal in EPIC's New York City office.
2017 NYC Event Planner Expo

2017 NYC Event Planner Expo Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup to Celebrate its Fifth Year

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- It's setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they're taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.

Reception at Cocoon Homecare Jamaica NY in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.
Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Theo Van Gogh

NY THEATER: Provocative filmmaker, Theo Van Gogh exposed in Altruistic Theatre Co. production of ‘Committed’ by Natalie Menna

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Theo Van Gogh in the World Premiere play "Committed" by Natalie Menna and directed by Brock Harris for the Altruistic Theatre Company. "Committed" is a work of historical fiction about the last two days of Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh's life before his murder.
The Wilshire Foundation

The Wilshire Foundation and CEO Taylor Wilshire Create Further Funding for Beneficial Social Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Wilshire Foundation recently announced the close of first-round funding for its Conscious Capital Fund. The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial, constructs programs and invests in organizations that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
The Pit Stop Players

For 8th Season in NYC, The Pit Stop Players announce: ‘Absolut Collusion’ – An Evening of Great Russian Music

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with "ABSOLUT COLLUSION," an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Denise Walsh

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel, based in EPIC’s NYC Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.
JenCap Holdings LLC

JenCap Holdings LLC Acquires Special Risks Facilities, Inc., a Wholesale Insurance Brokerage

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held Special Risks Facilities, Inc., an MGA/contract binding authority and wholesale insurance brokerage firm based in Sterling Heights, Michigan with another office in Peoria, Arizona. Special Risks was formed in 1971 and has been led by Jack Klebba and Randy Kaszeta. Messrs.
Tenorshare ReiBoot Software

Tenorshare ReiBoot Software Supports Fix for Any iOS 11 Stuck Issues

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Apple brought a surprise last week: rolling out iOS 11 betas. Quite a few frustrating iOS 11 stuck issues happen when upgrading/downgrading iOS 11 beta. That's why Tenorshare ReiBoot comes as an outstanding repair tool to repair iOS 11 beta stuck in recovery mode, Apple logo, reboot loop, white screen, black screen, etc.
RINGBOOST

US Nonprofit Orgs Can Now Get Free Vanity Phone Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Leading vanity number provider RingBoost is expanding its donation program to provide custom phone numbers to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Following a successful run that has seen the company find memorable numbers for a variety of worthy causes, such as Gracepointe Church in Florida and Habitat for Humanity in Pittsburgh, RingBoost wanted to bring the benefits to a wider audience.
Chef Sean Brock

Chef Sean Brock Honored by Myasthenia Gravis Foundation for Ambassador Efforts

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), announces that Chef Sean Brock has graciously volunteered to be an Awareness Ambassador for the organization.
Travel Insurance .com

Hurricane Season 2017 Travel Insurance Advisory: Travelers Encouraged To Protect Themselves In Above Average Year For Storms

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today marks the official kickoff of hurricane season, just when the travel season is picking up across the country, and TravelInsurance.com is taking the time to remind travelers the importance of protecting their investments. Protection may be even more critical this year, as the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a higher-than-average number of named storms, with anywhere from 11 to 17 expected to hit.
CHASING SPACE

NEW BOOK: ‘Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances’ by Leland Melvin

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey - until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: "CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT'S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES" (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).
NYC CLASH

Smokers’ Rights Group, NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment, Objects to NYC Council Anti-Smoker Measures

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Smokers' right group NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment (C.L.A.S.H.) was courteously extended a personal invitation by the office of the NYC Council to attend and provide testimony at the Health Committee hearing being held Thursday on a package of ten anti-smoker proposals. The invitation was initially accepted but now we decline.
Travel Insurance .com

Digital Security Tips for U.S. Travelers in 2017 from Travel Insurance Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- You may be traveling far from home this summer, but hackers with access to your digital data are only a few keystrokes away from your bank account, credit cards and overall identity, says TravelInsurance.com. The development of new digital technologies has opened up new opportunities for travelers, but at the same time has increased exposure to scams and security risks while on the road.
2017 Log Home Show

2017 Log Home Show in Lake George NY features Free Seminars to Learn from Experts

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Residents of the Lake George, New York area and its surrounding communities who are harboring the dream to build, renovate, or maintain a log home are invited to speak with the industry's top log home and timber frame companies and builders along with industry experts during the Lake George, N.Y. Log & Timber Frame Home Show being held at the Lake George Forum, May 5-7, 2017.

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