Day: March 21, 2018

Mountain America Credit Union Supports Veteran Golfers Association Idaho State Chapter

BOISE, Idaho, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mountain America Credit Union is proud to announce it is supporting local veterans as the Idaho Tour of the Veteran Golfer’s Association (VGA) as the Platinum Sponsor.  The VGA is dedicated to enriching the lives of Veterans and their family members through the game of golf.  Each year the VGA hosts more than 250 tournaments across the country and concludes the tours with a VGA National Championship.  The Idaho Tour started Saturday, March 17 and ends with a state championship on July 28. Lucas O’Neill, an active duty Air Force veteran and

PIMCO Hires Gavin Power as Executive Vice President and Chief, International Affairs and Sustainable Development

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, has hired Gavin Power as Executive Vice President and Chief, International Affairs and Sustainable Development, as the firm aims to grow its Environmental, Social and Governance platform for investors seeking attractive returns in socially responsible investments. Mr. Power will be part of PIMCO’s Executive Office, reporting to Libby Cantrill, Managing Director and Head of Public Policy. He will be based in Newport Beach. He will also work closely with Mike Amey, Managing Director and Head of PIMCO’s ESG Strategies, and Scott

Drug Addiction Treatment Center Facilities For Pet Lovers Now Available In

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Drug addіctiоn trеatmеnt includeѕ methаdоne maintenаnсe, drug-frеe prоgramѕ аnd psуchоlogісal trеatmеnts. Thеsе drug аddіctіоn treаtment faсіlitiеs are оffеred for anу kind оf аlcohоl or drug abuѕе but most of these treatment facilities don’t allow pets. is оffering vаriouѕ addiсtion trеаtment facіlitіes for people that struggle with drug addiction that can’t stay away from their beloved pets, whіch iѕ vеry hеlpful аnd ѕupportіvе tо rеcоvеr from addісtiоnѕ. All the trеatmеnts аre рrofеssіоnally dеsignеd with уеаrs of expеrience in trеating drug addicts. Sрecіalistѕ design а treаtment approach fоr еach іndivіduаl bаѕеd on thе іnіtial

NEW REPORT: Regulations and Taxes Threaten California’s Legal Cannabis Market

Oakland, CA, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — California’s demand for legal cannabis is expected to be three times greater than any other state by 2021, but heavy taxes and restrictive regulation may slow the degree to which the new adult-use market replaces illicit sales, stunting its growth and the state’s revenue gains from cannabis taxes, according to the “California: The Golden Opportunity?” report released today by Arcview Market Research, in partnership with BDS Analytics. The 50+ page report serves as a comprehensive guide to the 52-county investment opportunity of the California cannabis market and the challenges presented by the


Cleveland, OH, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Greetings Corporation (“American Greetings” or the “Company”) today announced that it is terminating its previously announced tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 7.875% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) and the related solicitation of consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) to the adoption of certain proposed amendments to the indenture (the “Indenture”), dated as of February 16, 2017, between American Greetings Corporation and The Huntington National Bank, as trustee (the “Trustee”), to, among other things, eliminate substantially all of the restrictive covenants, certain events

Washington Trust Provides $19.6 Million in Financing for the Construction of a Class-A Apartment Complex in East Providence, RI

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $19.6 million in financing to Kettle Point Apartments, LLC, for the construction of a 134 unit, Class-A apartment complex in East Providence, Rhode Island. Located on a 6.61 acre site on Kettle Point Avenue, the property includes 65 one-bedroom units, 65 two-bedroom units and four three-bedroom townhouse units. Each luxury apartment will feature laminate countertops, ceramic tiled bathrooms, 42” kitchen cabinets, crown molding, stainless steel appliances and laundry machines as well as vinyl plank wood flooring in the kitchen and carpeting in the

Adama Technologies Receives Purchase Order From Ray Core Lights

LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Via OTC PR Wire –  Adama Technologies Corp. (OTCPINK:ADAC) announced today that they have received a purchase order from Ray Core Lights ( to manufacture parts for their X60 lighting unit.  This new relationship includes the potential for ADAC to secure production for up to 1,000 units per month and means the potential for an additional $800,000 in annual revenue for ADAC. Harold Tanner stated: “Ray Core is an amazing company with incredible leadership and a great product and vision. ADAC is extremely grateful to work with them and to serve them

Noridian Healthcare Solutions Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition from BenchmarkPortal

FARGO, N.D., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (NHS) Provider Contact Center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry. “Noridian’s Provider Contact Center is always working towards making the customer experience better and more efficient for those providers we serve,” said Noridian Senior Vice President of Operations Troy Aswege. “Being certified on our first attempt demonstrates our employees’ commitment to operational excellence.” BenchmarkPortal awards the Center of Excellence designation to customer service contact

Telax Enhances Partner Focus and Enablement

TORONTO, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Telax, a leading Cloud Contact Center software provider, establishes a new business unit focused exclusively on Partner Revenue Operations (PRO). This elite team of industry professionals is tasked to further accelerate the success of communication service provider (CSP) partners. “2017 was a big year for us. We tripled our sales and business development teams and achieved an explosive 70% revenue growth with our partners,” commented, Koray Parmaks, the company’s CEO. “2018 will be even bigger. We’ve operationalized a laser-focused team dedicated to maximizing partner success with two exceptional leaders driving our growth” Koray stated. Chris Ferrante, previously

Varick Announces Updates to Advanced TV Stack

NEW YORK, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Varick, an audience-centric digital marketing company, announced today additions to its Advanced TV stack. While the number of Pay TV viewers steadily declines, the number of connected TV viewers has been increasing and is expected to reach 194.4 million users this year, according to eMarketer. The growing adoption of users is causing more and more advertisers to embrace the emerging channel in order to reach this new digital audience. Varick empowers marketers to try Advanced TV by tapping into powerful digital data and activating multi-channel campaigns for superior results. While the term

Economic opportunity program set to expand outreach in 11 cities

New York, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A national effort to boost economic opportunities for underemployed workers and underserved communities got a major boost this week, as State Farm announced a $4 million grant to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to fuel work in 11 cities.   The new grant will help LISC strengthen its national Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) program, which is proven to help people increase their incomes, build credit, and save for the future. FOCs help people work toward economic stability through education, long-term financial coaching, and employment support, such as literacy and numeracy training


Toronto, ON, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On March 20, David Crombie, accepted the 2017 Friend of the Greenbelt Award on behalf of the Advisory Panel for the 2015 Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Reivew. The award was presented by the Greenbelt Foundation at a reception hosted by Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell celebrating David Crombie, Keith Currie, Rae Horst, John MacKenzie, Leith Moore, and Debbie Zimmerman for their leadership in enhancing and growing the Greenbelt. “I am honoured to accept the Friend of the Greenbelt Award on behalf of the Advisory Panel,” said David Crombie. “Chairing the Panel was a

Global Functional Flour Market: Rising Gluten Allergies Stoke Demand for Functional Flours, notes TMR

ALBANY, New York, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global functional flour market witnesses the dominance of some large companies that are present in both global and local markets, says Transparency Market Research (TMR) in a new report. However, this market is teeming with small companies that predominantly operate in local markets. Expansion of product portfolio to serve ancillary sectors is what companies are focused on to buoy growth. Large companies are engaged in acquisitions and strategic alliances with small companies to expand expertise in specialty foods and to expand geographical outreach. Key companies in the global functional flour market include

IDM Mining Announces $4.35 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, B.C., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF)  (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement financing (the “Offering”) to sell flow-through units (“Flow-Through Units”) at a price of $0.09 per Flow-Through Unit and non-flow-through units (“Common Units”) at a price of $0.08 per Common Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $4.35 million.  Each Common Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one-quarter of one non-transferable

Ocular Inflammation Treatment Market to touch a US$ 1 billion value by the end of 2026 – TMR

Albany, NY, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Growing incidence rate of eye inflammations or uveitis has driven the patients toward adopting effective treatment options. In the coming years, majority of uveitis patients will be seeking ocular inflammation treatments through combination therapies, particularly due to collective effectiveness of therapeutics and prescribed drugs. Leading pharma giant Allergan Plc. has recently cleared its Ozurdex implant from FDA’s uveitis pipeline, and this new delivery system will mark a key development for combination therapies in ocular inflammation treatment. In addition to Allergan, Transparency Market Research also observes high stakes of Novartis AG, Valeant Pharmaceuticals

CorelCAD Mobile Now Available for iOS

OTTAWA, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CorelCAD™ Mobile makes its debut on iPhone and iPad, providing technical designers with powerful CAD capabilities to boost productivity on the go and in the field. With this latest release, CorelCAD Mobile is now available on iOS and Android, delivering a complete set of 2D design and annotation tools for tablets and smartphones. CorelCAD Mobile is a standalone CAD experience designed to complement the CorelCAD 2018 desktop application for Windows and Mac. CorelCAD Mobile subscribers receive a full set of 2D drawing, editing, and 3D viewing tools, advanced annotation capabilities, and more. For

Security Benefit Derivatives Team Awarded “Insurance Risk Management Team of the Year” by EQDerivatives, Inc.

TOPEKA, Kan., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Security Benefit, a leader in the U.S. retirement savings market, today announced that it earned the EQDerivatives 2018 “Insurance Risk Management Team of the Year” award for its risk management program for its fixed indexed annuity products. EQDerivatives award winners are determined by a combination of market surveys, peer assessments and a qualitative assessment of the nominees’ capabilities. Security Benefit was recognized for its standout performance in the Insurance Risk Management category in 2017. “We’re honored to be recognized by EQDerivatives for our team’s dedication and excellent work over the course of

3Gtms Positioned in the Niche Players Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

SHELTON, Conn., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche Players quadrant of the report, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems*. This is the first time 3Gtms has been positioned within the Magic Quadrant. According to the report, the research “focuses on holistic multimodal domestic TMSs for use by shippers (such as manufacturers, retailers, distributors and wholesalers) or non-asset-based, third-party logistics (3PL) organizations.” Key criteria for the 2018 Magic Quadrant included: The breadth of the TMS; depth of the

AGMA Points to End-User Verification as Key Element in Battle Against Gray Market

LOS GATOS, Calif., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — They say that no good deed goes unpunished. When it comes to brand owners issuing discounts, great care must be taken to ensure that the marked-down products don’t end up on the gray market. Authorizing special discounts to certain customers is part and parcel to doing business for many companies and is important to customer satisfaction. However, this practice is also one of the main contributors to the gray market, where billions of dollars’ worth of tech products are being sold each year – without manufacturers’ authorization. AGMA, a non-profit organization

New York statewide home sales remain strong in February

ALBANY, N.Y., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The New York State housing market continued to post solid numbers in February, reaching 7,328 closed sales despite a 6.2-percent decline from February 2017, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The February statewide median sales price of $260,000 represented an increase of 8.8 percent from a year ago. “The ongoing decline in homes listed for sale created a headwind for New York State home sales during February,” said Duncan R. MacKenzie, CEO of the New York State Association of REALTORS®. “However, buyer