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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Florida (Fla.), USA.

Industry Veteran Ken Ellis Joins OpenClose Sales Team

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that industry veteran Ken Ellis has been hired as director of business development. Ellis will be responsible for selling the company’s multi-channel LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform to lenders, banks and credit unions.

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Senator Tom Cotton Treason Monument Created By Artist Protesting ‘American Apathy’

WASHINGTON D.C. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the U.S. takes a major step toward reaching a full agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, artist Daniel Edwards has created a ‘treason monument,’ featuring a bust of Senator Tom Cotton, as a protest to the ‘apathy of the American people’ regarding the 47 Senate Republicans who sent the unauthorized letter, at Cotton’s behest, to Iranian leadership that undermined the U.S. negotiations, to be unveiled later this month by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

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Pro Day May Soon Challenge for Top Sporting Event

MIAMI, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Currently, the NFL Combine is the most noted of all football camps and related events. College Pro Day is a very close second, and should soon challenge for the number one sporting crown. With the ever growing popularity of Pro Days, through manufacturing and licensing, True Fan Sports is positioning themselves as a premier powerhouse of high-performance sportswear, athletic sports shoes, leisure apparel and accessories.

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John Cannon Homes, ‘Best Builder’ in Sarasota-Manatee County ‘Reader’s Choice’ award, for 23rd consecutive time

SARASOTA, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the ‘Simpsons’ made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Reader’s Choice poll for ‘Best Builder.’

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Paris Perfumes Inc. to Release Caron Paris Fragrances in a New Deal with Bergdorf Goodman

MIAMI, Fla., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miami-based perfume distributor, Paris Perfumes Inc. announces its new deal with luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman to sell six rare fragrances and one limited edition of the second most established perfume house in the world, Caron Paris.

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Spodak Dental Group Increases Patient Convenience with New Secure Online Payments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it’s even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

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OpenClose Again Selected by HousingWire as a Top 100 Most Innovative Technology Company

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it has been named to HousingWire magazine’s second annual HWTECH 100(TM) list for 2015. HW TECH100 honors the 100 most innovative technology companies serving the U.S. mortgage finance and real estate industries.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $2,200 off Invisalign and Wisdom Teeth Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering a March “Lucky You!” special for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $2,200 off the cost of Invisalign(R) and wisdom teeth removal when they enroll in treatment of both during the month of March 2015.

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Florida’s Most Recommended Solar Company Launches New Website

ORLANDO, Fla., March 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Superior Solar, the leader in residential and commercial solar energy in Central Florida, did an unconventional unveiling of its new website and logo design on Friday, March 6. Instead of dictating the look and feel of the site, Superior opened up the design process directly to its employee team, clients and web users, officially launching its new website today.

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UPDATED: OpenClose Adds Industry Veteran Will Foy to its Growing Team of Technical Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *RETRACTION* (correct and replace) — In a press release issued by OPENCLOSE on Feb. 24, an inadvertent error was included in the 7th paragraph that referred to Agile Alliance as a certifying body instead of an educational and trade group promoting Agile software development. The corrected full-text replacement announcement follows: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announces that it has hired Will Foy as integration manager.

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ARMCO to Present QC Benchmarking Tool ACES Analytics at MBA Technology Conference’s First-Ever Tech Showcase

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), a leading provider of web-based quality control software for the financial services industry, announced it has been selected to present during the inaugural ‘Technology Showcase. at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA’s) National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo 2015 in Orlando.

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Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Torres, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include Daniel Torres, DMD. A local to Delray, Dr. Torres is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

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Nude Statue of Dr. Huxtable Protests Cosby’s TV Hall of Fame Busts?

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A teenage artist’s protest against Bill Cosby for misrepresenting his TV characters and their messages is proposed as a nude statue of Cosby’s Dr. Cliff Huxtable from ‘The Cosby Show’ to replace the busts of the legendary performer displayed in front of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Halls of Fame. The Dr. Huxtable sculpture depicted with a saddened Fat Albert, created by young sculptor Rodman Edwards, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

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ARMCO Adds Advanced Reporting Capabilities to Mortgage Quality Control Software Via Tableau

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based quality control software for the financial services industry, announced it has enhanced the reporting capabilities of ACES Web Audit Technology(TM) through an innovative integration with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software.

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David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

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Stetson Mansion Tours and Events Named Finalist in the First Annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stetson Mansion Tours and Events announced today that it has been named a finalist in the first annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida. Stetson Mansion was named a finalist in the Small Business category for the awards, which honor the companies, organizations and people who have impacted, with their products, services, and thought leadership, the Central Florida community.

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Forever Young MedSpa to Offer New Noninvasive Fat Reduction Device for Thighs

COOPER CITY, Fla., Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida’s go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL’s Vanquish ‘fat busting’ system.

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ARMCO Selects Phil McCall as Chief Operating Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced it has hired seasoned mortgage quality control expert Phil McCall as chief operating officer. McCall brings more than 20 years of experience in quality control, loan origination and underwriting, mortgage fraud, loss and litigation and real estate-based transactions.

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Margate Seeking Developers to Build ‘City Center’

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) is seeking qualified developers to develop all or a portion of a 36 acre future City Center site. Since 2003, the MCRA has engaged in assembling the properties surrounding the intersection of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard (including the former Swap Shop) with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

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Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

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Stetson hat maker’s Florida home opens for ‘Christmas Spectacular!’

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 1886 Victorian mansion of famed hat maker John B. Stetson is now open for its Christmas Spectacular! tours through January 15, 2015. Named ‘Florida’s most popular attraction’ by Trip Advisor, the Mansion’s Christmas decorations are considered the most lavish display inside any private Florida home.

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Pacific Union Financial Signs with OpenClose to Automate its Wholesale Lending Channel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Pacific Union Financial, LLC signed with the company to implement its multi-channel, 100 percent browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM). The comprehensive solution will automate Pacific Union Financial’s wholesale lending functions from start to finish and establish complete data control and visibility over processes.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign Treatment

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

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St. Pete’s Woman Boxer Noemi Bosques’ Dream Comes True

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noemi Bosques has dreamed about fighting for a world title since her father laced on her first boxing gloves at the tender age of three. On December 13 at the Florida State Fairgrounds, the St. Petersburg native will have her wish come true when she fights Pueblo, Colorado’s Chantel Cordova in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBU (World Boxing Union) World Super Flyweight Championship, PPR Management announced today.

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A Dozen DeLand Merchants Collaborate for the 2014 Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Nov. 15 through Jan. 15

DELAND, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dozen local DeLand elves have contributed to the holiday celebration of ‘Florida’s Most Popular Attraction’ this year. Trip Advisor gave the Stetson Mansion the singular designation in May. Florida’s first luxury estate and most historic home has become an over-the-top experience for the lovers of Christmas tours for the last 4 years, between Nov. 15 – Jan. 15, 2015.

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