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NEWS: ​COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June’s first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

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NEWS: AARP Maryland Seeks 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service Nominees

BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) —AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.

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NEWS: New Rug Website Makes Finding a Specific Rug Size a Breeze

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a common problem for consumers – finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to […]

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NEWS: Med spa adds medically supervised weight loss to its list of services in Kentucky

CRESTWOOD, Ky., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky is branching out beyond its usual cosmetic treatments to incorporate a new program geared toward weight loss and weight management. Vibrant Med Spa recently announced the addition of its new Wellness Through Weight Management Program to aid clients in reaching […]

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

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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, […]

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NEWS: Six PBS Stations Join A National Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative “Move to Include” initiative into five additional communities.

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NEWS: Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men’s health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men’s health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting […]

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NEWS: Tech Company HoloPundits Offers Free Augmented Reality Fireworks for July 4

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.

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NEWS: Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix in Compostable Packaging

EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.

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NEWS: How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action!

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NEWS: Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes […]

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NEWS: Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist Shares 3 Reasons Why Settling Right Now Might Be Beneficial to Your Love Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.

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NEWS: Kentucky Nurses Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Florida

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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 […]

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NEWS: Statement from The African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce on The Civil Unrest and State of Race Relations In America

DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a civic organization committed to racial and economic justice, the sustained outpouring of grief, anger and civil unrest sweeping our country and the globe serve as a stark reminder of not only America’s promises and ideals, but also its legacy injustices and shortcomings. Championing equality, diversity […]

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NEWS: Statement from The African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce on The Civil Unrest and State of Race Relations In America

DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a civic organization committed to racial and economic justice, the sustained outpouring of grief, anger and civil unrest sweeping our country and the globe serve as a stark reminder of not only America’s promises and ideals, but also its legacy injustices and shortcomings. Championing equality, diversity […]

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NEWS: Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts World Pride Party 2020 via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration “Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020,” to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. […]

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NEWS: New Better Topics Card Game Helps Couples and Families Strengthen Relationships

SHEFFIELD, U.K., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new card game is on the horizon that has the potential to strengthen and improve relationships. Better Topics, a replayable card game created by Diana and Robert Indries, is a catalyst to help people have more fun, more meaningful conversations and better communication.

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NEWS: Harlem Wizards Committed to Driving Equality, Fairness and Justice for All

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Harlem Wizards’ players, staff and support personnel want to express their deep sympathy to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization, it’s saddened to see the images of such heinous murders. This is very personal for the group as […]

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NEWS: Orange County based wedding videographer Fisheye Studio offers live streaming for weddings affected by Pandemic

IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fisheye Studio has seen the demand for live streaming increase for weddings since the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Orange County, California based wedding videography company recently filmed a wedding on May 20 in Hollywood for a couple whose original plans to wed were to be at the […]

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NEWS: Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches the Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the […]

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NEWS: Los Angeles based civil rights advocacy institution, Brotherhood Crusade President and CEO weighs in on nationwide protests, calls for everyone to join the fight for change

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Brotherhood Crusade, a Los Angeles based, 52 year old civil rights institution, announced a statement today by President and CEO, Charisse Bremond Weaver, who weighed in on the recent protests in Los Angeles and across the country regarding police brutality and people of color.

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NEWS: George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to […]

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NEWS: Organic Aromas Defends Intellectual Property

BOISE, Idaho, June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas, the creator of Nebulizing Diffuser® aromatherapy products, emphasized today that they have long owned intellectual property rights for their well-known brands Nebulizing Diffuser and Organic Aromas® as well as their diffuser products. In an effort to combat unauthorized knock-offs of their brands and products, the […]

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NEWS: ‘Real Power Today,’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in Laguna Hills, CA

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pastor Arnie Klann, “Real Power Today” announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry “that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface.”

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NEWS: Teenager Creates COVID-19 Wristbands to Educate and Raise Awareness

CHICAGO, Ill., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What started out as a small family project for three teenagers concerned for their grandparents’ safety during quarantine has taken off with the launch of COVID-19 Wristband, LLC. Kenna Royce, 17, and her two younger brothers, Hayden and Colby, launched an innovative effort to help others communicate […]

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NEWS: Silver Solutions Offers Free Infographic Designed to Help Families Who Lost Loved Ones During COVID Crisis

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.

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NEWS: 12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances – especially the decrease in physical contact due to social […]

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NEWS: Farewell to an American Hero: Juan ‘Skip’ Torres – Purple Heart Recipient, Korean and Vietnam War Veteran and Retired US Marshal

PINE ISLAND, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced today that Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla.-a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran and beloved father, grandfather, and friend to many-passed away this week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia.

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