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Jan started as an intern with Neotrope® Dec. 2010, became "Content Manager" for New York Netwire, in 2015, and has worked for both the Send2Press® Newswire service, as well as MuseWire.com. She edits daily news stories for the site from state and local NY government and non-profit agencies and is based in “New England,” USA.

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Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2021 – 11 Great Reads You’ve Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 11 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors across the U.S. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

XLR8 Companies Announces its New Operations Office in Valencia, California

VALENCIA, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 1, 2021, Xelerate Logistics LLC ("XLR8") announced a new branch opening in Valencia, California, located strategically 30 miles away from the Los Angeles / Long Beach Port. This fully staffed, operations office has been added to XLR8 as a necessary expansion for the New York based company to keep with increasing demand and a growing repertoire of clientele.

On Human Rights Day, the Spotlight is on Mexico on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Equality," the theme for Human Rights Day 2021, is a goal that informs the work of Youth for Human Rights Mexico President Raúl Arias and his team of activists. The Church of Scientology International shares his episode of Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network in honor of the 73rd anniversary of United Nations adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Mortgage Coach executive Kelli Hodges honored with National Mortgage Professional’s 2021 Mortgage Lending’s Women of Inspiration award

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced that chief operations officer (COO) Kelli Hodges has been named a 2021 Mortgage Lending's Women of Inspiration award recipient by National Mortgage Professional Magazine.

Journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, ‘In for Life’

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Jan., journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, "In for Life" (ISBN: 978-0578965659; Satuit Press), about her two-decade exploration of the wrongful murder conviction of her son's classmate and friend, Sean K. Ellis. The high-profile Boston case gained international attention when it became the subject of the eight-part Netflix docuseries "Trial 4."

SimpleNexus makes third consecutive appearance on Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, ranking number 292

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced it earned the number 292 spot on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.

Renton Plumbing Company Offers Service to Support Other Local Plumbers

RENTON, Wash., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's no secret that both the COVID-19 pandemic and the volume of unemployment is still causing a disturbing amount of damage across Washington state. According to Trusted Plumbing and Heating, as homeowners continue to need plumbing services, companies are struggling to find workers to get on the job sites. One job in particular, Directional Drilling Services, is in high demand, and not all companies have the tools required to get these jobs done.

New men’s luxury brand North Country successfully navigates global supply chain crisis

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Country, a newly launched men's premium clothing brand, today announced that it has successfully skirted global supply chain issues and is poised for a robust Q4 holiday shopping season. North Country's Fall/Winter collection of authentic Portuguese flannel shirts is in-stock and ready-to-ship from New York.

2nd Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Honor School Districts’ Pandemic Year Successes

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, announced this year's Synergy Achievement Awards recipients at its Synergy Connect National Users Conference in November. Award recipients were selected for exceptional application of Synergy functionality resulting in significant benefits to district stakeholders.

Current Builders Announces Annual Holiday Fundraising Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders is proud to announce the launch of their 16th Annual Holiday Fundraising Program. This year, the goal is to raise $75,000 to donate to Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together Broward, Best Buddies, and the Dolphins Cancer Challenge.

Swift Homes Gives Homeowners More Value for their Home

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Headquartered in Chicago, Swift Homes has quickly emerged as one of the country's most sought after and successful cash home buyers. Their skilled and knowledgeable personnel help property owners from all walks of life sell houses efficiently for unmatched value. Swift Homes allows customers to sell their homes in as-is condition, and utilizes superior procedures to give them peace of mind and a wonderful experience from start to finish.

Seedling Welcomes New Development Director

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang’s Mike Spotten for innovations in mortgage technology

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Mike Spotten, vice president of product, was named a 2021 HW Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine. Now in its third year, the HW Tech Trendsetters award program highlights the leading players in the housing economy who drive innovation with advanced digital products and services.

Human Rights Day 2021 and the Role of Education in Achieving Rights for All

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Human Rights Day 2021 approaches, the Church of Scientology International shares the work of human rights activists featured on the Scientology Network. Mary Shuttleworth, featured in an episode of "Voices for Humanity," founded Youth for Human Rights International in 2001.

MarkGo Watermark Remover V2.2.0 Helps Remove Date Stamp from Photo

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMyFone announced the release of MarkGo Watermark Remover version 2.2.0 with 3 new removing modes: Matte Filling, Color Filling, Gaussian Blur and Edge Filling, Texture Repair, and Smooth Filling for photo stamp removal. You can remove any unwanted objects from photo by MarkGo, like time stamp etc. MarkGo will support remove people from photo in the next version. It is impossible to find any of these features in a competitive product.

East Bay New Year’s Eve 2021-2022 at San Ramon Marriott by Professionals Guild

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. Includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom.

1st Edge Wins $9.7M Space and Missile Defense Command SBIR Contract to Research and Develop AI Solutions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 1st Edge, a leader in designing solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, was awarded a $9.7M Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to Artificial Intelligence solutions for the U.S. Army. This contract, issued by the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), is a continuation of 1st Edge's proprietary Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT) program, currently impacting multiple army programs.

New How-To Book Targets Women Who Are Just Getting Started in the World of Investing

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beverly Bowers, a retired financial planner, entrepreneur and founder of Sister Courage Publishing, realized there was a need for a guidebook that would help women learn more about how to take charge of their investments. So, she set out to create a book specifically written for women. The end result is: "How to Dress a Naked Portfolio: A Tailored Introduction to Investing for Women" (ISBN: 978-0578312705; Sister Courage Publishing).

Legal Counsel for Blockchain Smart Contracts Announced for Carbon Tokenization

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carbon Asset Network (CAN) announces that Oklahoma-based Wurtz & Associates will provide oversight and facilitation of the blockchain-based "smart contracts" related to the recently revealed initiative by CAN. Through an innovative protocol, this process tokenizes land resources for carbon sequestration and protection of the soil and water resources.

Aldersgate Kicks Off Their Guardian Angel Fund Campaign to Provide Residents with Confidence for Life’s Unexpected Turns

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aldersgate announces the celebration of its Annual Guardian Angel Tree offering, which lets donors dedicate a wooden angel ornament in honor of someone special. The Angel Tree is one way the community raises funds for the Guardian Angel Fund, which was created to give residents confidence through life's unexpected turns.

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