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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Michigan (Mich.), USA.

Southgate Surgery Center Offers LENSAR Advanced Laser Technology for Cataract Surgery Patients

SOUTHGATE, Mich., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center in Southgate, Michigan is now offering patients the FDA-approved LENSAR(TM) Laser System, a new femtosecond laser technology designed to remove cataracts and restore vision more safely and accurately than traditional cataract surgery.

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Slingshot Candy Shooter: A Free Game Designed for All Audiences

DETROIT, Mich., April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s sweet! Slingshot Candy Shooter released by U.S. Publications, Inc. is a free HD game for iPhones and iPads. Designed for people of all ages – play alone or play with family and friends. Multiple players can face off on Facebook or a single player can have a little fun and simply unwind.

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Midland Resort and Convention Center to be Sold

MIDLAND, Mich., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the 235-room Midland Resort and Convention Center in Midland, Michigan. This full-service hotel possesses nearly double the meeting space of any other property in the market, along with a sizable indoor recreation area that includes a lap pool, a whirlpool, a fitness room, a children’s play area and a game room.

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Home Owners Now Can Build the Loan They Want with Shore Mortgage ‘Flex Term’

TROY, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right now, loan officers at Shore Mortgage – one of a select group of home lenders operating in all 50 states – are counseling clients on a new mortgage option that allows home owners to customize both the length of the loan and the payment like never before imagined.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Goes Mobile, Rolls Out Robust iPhone and Android Applications for Brokers

TROY, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation’s largest wholesale lender, announced that it developed and launched a proprietary mobile application for its broker community. The application arms brokers with robust functionality and easy access to loan information while in the field.

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eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Technology Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile, Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSync(TM) technology. eSync(TM) has been proven to solve many of the vexing problems which have plagued the RFID industry for years by identifying individual RFID tags then, in real time, uniquely encoding and validating data to a 99.9999 percent degree of accuracy.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Launches UWM Track, an Innovative Communication Tool for Brokers and REALTORS

TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation’s largest wholesale lender, today announced that it rolled out UWM Track, which assists brokers in providing current status on loans to REALTORS(R). The efficiency and visibility the solution offers eliminates communication issues and facilitates the broker’s ability to forge stronger relationships with REALTORS(R), thus increasing business.

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Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Achieves Number One Ranking Among Wholesale Lenders for First Time

TROY, Mich., Dec. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s fastest growing wholesale lenders, has become the number one wholesale lender in the country in origination volume as ranked by Mortgagestats for Q3 2013. UWM has been growing at a rapid rate over the past several years and has now achieved the top slot for the first time ever.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Launches New Flex Term Program, Allowing Borrowers to Select the Amortization Term

TROY, Mich., Dec. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, announced that it has designed a new program that provides originators with the option for borrowers to select the amortization term that works best for their financial situation.

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United Wholesale Mortgage and its Parent Company USFS Receive Multiple Awards for Being the Best Place to Work

TROY, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, and its parent company United Shore Financial Services (USFS), announced it has been recognized for multiple local and national awards having to do with the development of its unique corporate culture.

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Kawasaki Engine and Power Products Division Names Seasoned Executive to Head OEM Sales Activities

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engine and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced the promotion of Timothy J. Malinowski to the position of senior sales manager-OEM sales. The promotion is effective immediately.

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From Coast to Coast, Shore Mortgage Now Offering Home Loans in All 50 States

TROY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shore Mortgage, a fast-growing, direct-to-consumer online mortgage lender focused on service and speed, today announced that the firm is licensed to originate and service mortgages in all 50 states. This makes Shore Mortgage, a division of United Shore Financial Services, part of a select group of direct lenders with nationwide coverage.

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Be Prepared LLC Announces Free Replacement Pepper Spray Initiative

MANTON, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Be Prepared LLC has announced their initiative to provide free replacement defensive pepper spray to all of their customers who use it to defend themselves during the commission of a crime against them. Having a high quality pepper spray as a first defense or to complement your handgun is a very smart choice for all law abiding citizens. Be Prepared LLC is committed to your safety.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Named a Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lender for Third Year in a Row

TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a leading wholesale lender licensed in all 50 states, announced that Mortgage Technology magazine named the company to its Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the third year in a row. UWM says its technology is a key component to it being one of the fastest growing, most service-oriented wholesale lenders in the country.

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United Shore Financial Services Chairman Jeff Ishbia Wins Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award

TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that its founder and chairman, Jeff Ishbia, won Ernst & Young’s 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The winners were recently honored at a black tie gala event held at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan. USFS is the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, Shore Mortgage and Capital Mortgage Funding.

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Southgate Surgery Center Acquires ORA System for Greater Vision Correction Surgery Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction

SOUTHGATE, Mich., July 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center announced that it has acquired the groundbreaking ORA System(R) to support its ophthalmic surgeon’s ability to bring more precise vision outcomes for patients having cataract surgery. ORA-guided procedures enable surgeons to measure the eye and refine outcomes during the procedure, rather than having to “wait and see” as with traditional cataract surgery.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Announces a Program that Provides Free Mortgage Leads back to their Brokers

TROY, Mich., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) announced that it has made available a free service designed to generate more business for its brokers. The service, dubbed UWM Connect, monitors borrower credit pulls for activity to funnel potential leads back to brokers that have previously completed deals with them.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Introduces Escrow Advantage Program for Brokers

TROY, Mich., July 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, announced that it rolled out a new program that gives brokers the option to waive escrows up to 90 percent LTV, with no M.I., on all conventional products in all states.

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Mark Hammond Joins United Shore Financial Services as Co-Chairman

TROY, Mich., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that Mark Hammond will be joining the company as co-chairman. Hammond will work closely with Jeff Ishbia, current chairman and founder of USFS, in leading the 27-year-old company. USFS operates three brands: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the country; Shore Mortgage; and Capital Mortgage Funding.

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Mat Ishbia to be Selected as CEO of United Shore Financial Services

TROY, Mich., May 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders, announced that Mat Ishbia will be appointed to the position of chief executive officer for the company. Ishbia currently serves as both president of USFS and also its successful wholesale operation, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), which under his leadership has now become the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the country.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Marketing Program for Brokers

TROY, Mich., April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, today announced it has launched a free Web portal that enables brokers they work with to produce customized flyers, with options geared towards also marketing to borrowers and REALTORS(R). The system offers an easy-to-use interface by which to tailor marketing pieces, thus promoting the growth of their businesses and personal brands.

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Southgate Surgery Center Offers Low- and No-Cost Colonoscopies to Uninsured for Greater Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

SOUTHGATE, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March, 2013. The facility will qualify 21 applicants from Michigan who need a screening colonoscopy are aged 50 or over, uninsured, severely financially distressed and cannot afford the procedure. The facility implements the program every March to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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‘Soul Music Week’ is February 15-24, 2013 – Music Fans to Support America’s Great Musical Form

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SoulTracks and soul music fans around the world are taking action to support soul music, one of the most revered forms of music in the world. From Motown to Memphis, from James Brown to Jill Scott, ‘soul music’ is the sound of our lifetime.

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SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company’s website www.safetosleep.com. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.

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RFID Innovator Attains Distinctive Certification

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile, Inc. announced today the organization has achieved one of the most comprehensive ISO 9001:2008 certifications within the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) industry. On January 24, 2013 eAgile received formal registration approval and is now officially recognized as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company applicable to the design and manufacture of electronic RFID tags and custom labels including RFID based hardware and software products.

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Kawasaki Promotes Two Executives Supporting OEM Relationships and Engine Sales

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., based here, has announced the promotions of two key employees within its growing OEM Engine Sales group. Randy Lockyear becomes National Sales Manager-OEM Engine Sales, and Tom Moskwa becomes Engineering Group Manager. Each assumes his new position immediately.

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