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Jerree Denise Winn Recognized as a Woman of Excellence by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication

2017-08-02

Jerree Denise Winn Recognized as a Woman of Excellence by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication Harrison, AR, August 02, 2017– Jerree Denise Winn of Harrison, Arkansas has been recognized as a Woman of Excellence by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of cosmetology education. About Jerree Denise WinnMs. Winn is the Owner of New Beginnings School of Cosmetology in Harrison, Arkansas. She serves as a cut and color educator and is responsible for overall operations of the institute. She teaches cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring. Jerree owned and operated two salons in Harrison, Arkansas before opening the school in 2004. Born on September 19th in California, Ms. Winn attended Cosmetology College in Fresno Ca. and graduated in 1981. She obtained her Instructor’s License in Arkansas and Missouri in 2003 from the Arkansas and Missouri State Boards...

Sonitrol-Kimberlite’s Verified Alarms Assist Police in Most Apprehensions in 2016
Sonitrol-Kimberlite’s Verified Alarms Assist Police in Most Apprehensions in 2016

2017-07-27

FRESNO, CA – 07/27/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The central alarm monitoring station for Kimberlite Corporation, Sonitrol’s largest independent dealer, assisted law enforcement throughout California in 1,464 apprehensions in 2016 – the most ever lawful apprehensions assisted by a North American central station in a single year. Sonitrol, California’s leading provider of verified electronic security for homes, schools and businesses, utilizes verified alarm technology to better identify in-progress break-ins, and allowing bettering communication and coordination with law enforcement, which leads to more apprehensions of suspects, safer police dispatches, and less wasted community resources...

California Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Company That Is Overbilling the Defense Department or any Federal Agency in California To Call About Possible Rewards

2017-07-25

Call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if your employer is involved in significant overbilling, fraud or if the company is out of compliance with their federal contract” — California Corporate Whistleblower Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 25, 2017 — The California Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “We are urging an employee of a California based company that is providing any type of imaginable service to the US Department of Defense or any other federal agency to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if their employer is involved in significant overbilling, fraud or if the company is out of compliance with their federal contract. As we would like to discuss the rewards for this type of information can be substantial.” http://California.CorporateWhistleblower.Com...

Experienced Experts In Foreclosure Provide Solutions to Housing Problems in California: We Buy Houses Fresno CA

2017-07-08

We Buy Houses Fresno Fresno, California July 08, 2017 — The founder of Valley Prestige, Chris Hurtado has been helping California homeowners avoid the painful process of foreclosure for awhile now. Recently the California market for houses has been flooded with significantly under priced homes, but prices are on the rise. This leaves many people asking themselves, should we buy houses now or wait? According to California real estate experts, the number of people who are suffering the effects of foreclosures in California are amongst the highest numbers of people negatively affected in the nation by the ongoing crisis. Fresno, CA neighborhood homeowners are still struggling to make ends meet or get out from under lenders that are threatening to foreclose on their home. To protect family and home, a lot of educated individuals say it stands to reason that now is the time when

Altoma Real Estate Advisors LLC Announces Closing Over $70,000,000 in 8 Months

2017-06-30

Altoma, a CRE debt and equity placement shop based in California, closed $72,479,500 in debt financing spanning 14 transactions from early October 2016 to early June 2017. The placements included acquisitions and refinances for repeat and new clients alike, further bolstering a track record for executing as promised and exceeding expectations. Fresno, CA, June 30, 2017– As 2017 reaches the halfway point, Altoma Real Estate Advisors LLC has been busy financing a sliver of the trillions in commercial real estate debt on the books in the United States. To put things in perspective, $72,479,500 out of $11,000,000,000,000+ equates to 0.0000065% of the pie, so it’s sobering to be six decimal places to the right of 1% market-share, though comforting to know there’s plenty of room to grow. In reference to the recent cycle of loan closings and enduring narrative of rising interest rates, Altoma Principal Dean Sparks said,...

NASA Hosts Awards Celebration for Space Robotics Challenge Prize Winners

2017-06-29

HOUSTON, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA is awarding up to $600,000 in prizes to the winners of the Space Robotics Challenge, a competition open to teams of citizen inventors competing to develop and master technologies within a virtual environment that can someday be used on real robotic hardware. Media are invited to attend the awards ceremony for the Space Robotics Challenge at 2 p.m. CDT on Friday, June 30, hosted by Space Center Houston, located at 1601 E. NASA Parkway. Immediately following the ceremony, finalists, winners and Therese Griebel, from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate in Washington, D.C., will be available for interviews. Members of the news media who wish to attend should contact Molly Porter for registration [email protected] 10 a.m. on June 30. Robots that can perform complex tasks without human control will...

Lockdowel Chooses Charles McMurray Company to Distribute Glue-less, Tool-less EClips Fastening for Furniture and Cabinets

2017-06-21

Lockdowel Chooses Charles McMurray Company to Distribute Glue-less, Tool-less EClips Fastening for Furniture and Cabinets Revolutionary creator of glue-less assembly method for furniture and cabinets selects Charles McMurray Company for California and Nevada distribution. Fremont, CA, June 21, 2017– Lockdowel announces it has selected Charles McMurray Company as their first distributor, serving California and Nevada. Charles McMurray representatives will demonstrate, service and sell the Lockdowel glue-less, tool-less fastening system to furniture and cabinet manufacturers in its authorized region. Charles McMurray Company is a wholesale distributor of cabinet, door and other hardware products servicing more than 6,000 wood industry customers throughout California and Nevada. “We are extremely excited to participate in the growth of Lockdowel and are ready to kick things off,” Justin Gainer, Charles McMurray...

Ananya Vinay Declared Champion Of The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

2017-06-02

This was Vinay’s second time participating in the National Finals. She tied for 172nd place in 2016. Rich Boehne, chairman, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, awarded Vinay the engraved championship trophy moments before ESPN signed off from its national broadcast of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. “Ananya proved her depth of knowledge of root words and word origins to master round after round of some of the most challenging words in the English language,” said Boehne. “The entire week was an impressive showcase of talented students who have dedicated so much time and effort to this skill. They exude commitment and true grit. Scripps takes great pride in serving as steward of the nation’s largest and longest-running educational event.” Vinay represents sponsor The Fresno Bee and is in 6th grade at Fugman Elementary School in Fresno, California. The competition began Tuesday with 291 spellers who advanced to the Scripps National...

Clusters of teen births trigger public health questions

2017-06-02

(Reuters Health) – Though the number of American teenagers having babies has dropped over the past half century, a new study finds regional clusters with strikingly high teen birth rates. The clusters tended to be in southern states, with three of the top 10 in Texas, but they also popped up in Denver, Colorado; Fresno, California; and Yakima, Washington. The number one urban center with a cluster was San Antonio, Texas, with an average birth rate for 15 to 19 year olds of 67 per 1,000, which was 87 percent higher than the average national teen birth rate. The maps of teen-birth clusters shifted when investigators adjusted for poverty and lack of education, two factors researchers long ago identified as likely contributors to teen pregnancy. After considering the effect of poverty, for example, San Antonio dropped from the top spot to the fifth, and after taking education level into account, San Antonio dropped out of the top 10, the study found....

NRA loses appeal of California firearm fee

2017-06-01

The National Rifle Association failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn a California law requiring that $5 of a $19 fee imposed on firearms transfers be used to fund enforcement efforts against illegal firearm purchases. In a 3-0 decision on Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the law advanced California’s interest in disarming people who are forbidden from possessing guns and rifles, while imposing only a “minimal” burden on core constitutional rights under the Second Amendment. California’s prohibition covers people convicted of felonies or violent misdemeanors, people subject to domestic violence restraining orders, and the mentally ill. “The government has demonstrated an important public safety interest in this statutory scheme, and there is a reasonable fit between the government’s interest and the means it has chosen to achieve those ends,” Chief Judge Sidney Thomas wrote. Thursday’s...

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