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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.
RINGBOOST N.Y.

GracePointe Church in Fla. Enhances Branding with New Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church's message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.
2017 World Backup Day

Are You Prepared for the 2017 World Backup Day? Don’t be an April Fool, says AOMEI Tech

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This Friday, March 31 is the yearly World Backup Day. As the easiest backup service provider, AOMEI Technology is very pleased to remind you to backup data in advance in case of any unexpected issues. These days, 5,000 computers get stolen or lost in USA, one out of ten computers infected with virus every month, nearly one-third of data disasters caused by accident, and over ninety percent of computer users have experienced hardware failure.

New York Gov. Cuomo and Calif. Gov. Brown Reaffirm Commitment to Exceeding Targets of The Clean Power Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, under Preisdent Elect Trump, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Brown today issued the following statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to exceed the targets of the Clean Power Plan and curb carbon pollution
Delphino rock band

New York Indie Rock Band, Delphino Releases First Album ‘Funny Cide’

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Combining the musical swagger of The Strokes, the DIY ethic of Black Flag, and the manic hair on fire delivery of Talking Heads, Delphino is a gritty indie rock band that just wants to get out of the basement and into your heart. Keeping the punk spirit in mind, over the past year Delphino has gone from playing in friends' basements and house parties to recording, mixing, and self-distributing their debut album, "Funny Cide," across New York.
Thomas E. O’Neil

Thomas E. O’Neil Returns to EPIC’s New York Office as President of Northeast Region

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 Thomas E. O'Neil has been appointed Northeast Region President, relocating to New York City from EPIC's headquarters in San Francisco.
Newmark Associates

Newmark Associates Makes Community a Priority in New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, N.J. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, volunteers from Newmark Associates are gathering to build and create items for the residents at the Mt. Kemble Home. Guided by Caring Capital, the team will roll up their sleeves to construct and mount bookcases in the Home's new library and craft a TV console system for the new Community Room. Volunteers from Newmark will also create wall hangings to brighten the entire residence. How fitting for a women-led commercial real estate firm to boost a women's residency!
Phil Hall

Hey Movie Nerds! Phil Hall’s ‘The Bootleg Files’ Returns on Cinema Crazed After 2-Year Hiatus

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- "The Bootleg Files," author Phil Hall's celebrated weekly column focusing on classic and offbeat films and television productions that can only be accessed through unauthorized reproductions, is returning to the Internet after a two-year absence. The first new column will be published on Friday, February 10, on Cinema Crazed.
Williams and Thompson

Personal Records and Emotional Reunions Highlight NY Semi-Finals of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pratt Institute -- The Semi-finals of the 43rd annual Colgate Women's Games featured athletes in every age division continuing to set or retain nationally leading scores, and several competitors continuing to achieve their own personal records, as the field narrows to some 230 athletes who will compete in the finals.
FENDER FRIEND LLC

FENDER FRIEND LLC Start-up Offers Autonomous App to Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.
The Pension Inspector Release 10

Pension Inspector Release 10 Announced with Online Due Diligence Add-In ERISA PLUS

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with "ERISA PLUS."

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