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Chipman Relocation & Logistics and Move For Hunger Announce Turkey Drive to Fight Hunger In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Chipman Relocation & Logistics Sacramento - a Full-Service Mover, Storage and Logistics Company, and Move For Hunger - a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announce a local Thanksgiving food drive that will fight hunger and reduce food waste throughout the city.

With estimates showing that the number of Americans facing hunger in 2020 could increase by 46% - that's 17 million more people - the collaborative efforts of Chipman Relocation & Logistics Sacramento and Move For Hunger have never been more important than they are right now.

The Thanksgiving food drive event will be held on Tuesday November 10 and Wednesday November 11, 2020 at the Chipman Relocation Sacramento location at: 1620 National Drive Sacramento, CA 95834 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. both days.

The company is holding a COVID-friendly and contactless Thanksgiving Meal donation drop off. Requested items include all of the fixings for Thanksgiving meals, including: turkeys, canned beans, canned cranberry and other non-perishable items. Chipman Relocation is encouraging the local Sacramento community to get involved and help our other community members during this difficult time by dropping off non-perishable Thanksgiving themed items to their office during the requested days & times. All food will be donated to the Sacramento Food Bank.

The COVID-19 Pandemic has had a massive economic impact and has drastically increased the need for emergency food assistance nationwide. Move For Hunger has provided more than 2 million meals to food banks across the United States since March, but the non-profit organization relies on the support of partners like Chipman to help coordinate food rescues, organize food drives, and expand its network.

"More than 37 million Americans were food insecure even before the pandemic, and we know that number has increased substantially," said Adam Lowy, Executive Director/Founder of Move For Hunger. "We are so grateful to Chipman and their employees for stepping up and helping us fight hunger during this unprecedented crisis."

ABOUT MOVE FOR HUNGER

Move For Hunger is a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move.

Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit https://moveforhunger.org/.

CHIPMAN RELOCATION AND LOGISTICS

With movers in California, Washington and Oregon, in addition to a worldwide network of agents, Chipman Relocation and Logistics expertly manages residential, commercial and international moves efficiently and to customer satisfaction. With our strong team mentality and customer satisfaction focus, we will make your move experience a remarkable one.

Chipman Relocation & Logistics was founded in 1939. They are a family owned and operated company that turns the chore of moving into an easy, stress-free task. Whether you're searching for a local, national or international mover for a residential or workplace relocation, you'll feel confident that your move is in good hands with Chipman. Discover the Chipman difference as you relax and turn your move over to us! Visit us at https://www.chipmanrelo.com/ for more information.

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Appvance collaborates with Tech Mahindra to Power Artificial Intelligence-Driven Testing Practice

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Appvance, the inventor and leader in AI (Artificial Intelligence)-driven testing technology announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions. Tech Mahindra will augment their AI-driven testing practice with AIQ (Appvance IQ) to further strengthen their leadership in enterprise digital transformation.

AIQ is the world's only AI-driven unified test automation system with patented Machine Learning technologies that revolutionize the software QA process. Leveraging 19 machine learning methods, AIQ supports both web and native mobile apps and can autonomously generate thousands of test scripts in a matter of minutes, identifying bugs by itself with no regular human intervention.

Andre Liao, CEO of Appvance, announcing this partnership said: "Tech Mahindra's recognized leadership in unified business transformation is enabled by disruptive technologies. Appvance's industry first and only Autonomous Testing technology will directly power that disruption through our advanced AI-based testing. This will allow forward thinking businesses to realize immediate value in cost, time and agility. We are excited that we are teaming to exploit this market opportunity together."

George Mundassery, Global Head - AI and Automation, Tech Mahindra, said, "There is a critical need to rethink, relearn and reinvent industry's approach to application delivery in these changed and challenging times. Appvance partnership, in line with our TechMNxt charter, will augment our LitmusT (AI powered Intelligent Test Automation Portfolio) offerings to enable customers to fast track the adoption of AI in Quality Engineering."

Gartner predicts that by 2024, three quarters of large enterprises will be using AI-enabled test automation tools that support continuous testing across the different stages of the DevOps life cycle. Test automation has been difficult for decades, in part because test scripts need as much maintenance as the application being tested. AIQ disrupts this old model - eliminating most scripting and maintenance - thereby improving application coverage from an average of under 10% to near 100% in certain cases, while driving down QA time to an hour or so from days or weeks.

"Appvance is the only company in the world that has attained Level 5 autonomy, defined as self-generating tests which are able to validate complex actions, data or elements autonomously at or above human capabilities to do so. The breakthroughs our team has accomplished over the years can dramatically improve DevOps speed leveraging AI, making the unthinkable dream a reality for our customers and partners," said Liao.

About Tech Mahindra

The Mahindra Group is a USD 19.4 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world's largest tractor company by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in renewable energy, agribusiness, logistics and real estate development. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,56,000 people across 100 countries.

Learn more about Mahindra on https://www.mahindra.com/ / Twitter and Facebook: @MahindraRise

About Appvance Inc.

Appvance is the inventor of AI-driven testing, which is revolutionizing the $120B software QA industry. The company's premier product is Appvance IQ(tm), the world's first AI-driven, unified test automation system for web and mobile applications. AIQ empowers enterprises to improve the quality, performance and security of their most critical applications, while transforming the efficiency and output of their testing teams and lowering QA costs. Appvance is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with additional offices in Rochester, NY, Costa Rica and India. Investors in the company include Javelin Ventures, Staenberg Ventures, Social Internet Fund, FundersClub, Three Bridges Ventures and HB Asset Management.

More information: https://appvance.com/

You can follow Appvance on Twitter at https://twitter.com/appvance and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AppvanceInc.

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Sente Mortgage Surpasses 20,000 Home Loans – Company Points to Unmatched 5-Star Experience

AUSTIN, Texas -- Sente Mortgage has helped over 20,000 families and individuals make their homeownership dreams a reality as of September 2020, the company announced today.

"We formed Sente as a different kind of mortgage company, committed to financial possibility," said Tom Rhodes, CEO of Sente Mortgage. "In our early days, we could have only dreamed of reaching a milestone like this. We've impacted more than 20,000 lives and families, but what's equally rewarding is that we've done it with the highest caliber of service."

Sente is an industry outlier with thousands of five-star reviews, across platforms, for the company and its branches. Rhodes attributes this level of feedback to Sente's purpose-driven culture based on core values and a teamwork mindset.

"We're deliberate in everything we do - from how we approach growth, to how we treat each other internally and the value we provide borrowers," said Rhodes. "We're honored and excited to continue supporting our clients in the many years to come."

The Austin-headquartered independent mortgage company has branches across the south-central region and is actively expanding across the country.

To learn more about Sente Mortgage, visit https://www.sentemortgage.com/.

About Sente Mortgage:

Sente Mortgage is a leading independent mortgage bank that creates financial possibility. The company's team of expert Loan Officers is dedicated to finding the right mortgage products for each client's individual needs. Since its founding, Sente has been recognized three times as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies on the Inc. 5000 list, as well as twice on NerdWallet's "Top Austin Mortgage Lenders List" and the Austin Business Journal's Top 10 places to Work, Medium Category.

To find the right Mortgage Banker to support your needs, visit https://www.sentemortgage.com/locations/.

Sente can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Sente Mortgage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports Equal Housing Opportunity

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no1uno Completes Their 20th Anniversary Remastered EPIC EP ‘no1uno2’

DREXEL HILL, Pa. -- no1uno (pronounced "no one you know") are set to release the Special Remastered EP Edition from their 2000 full-length CD, "no1uno2," on Friday, October 30. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this EP edition features select tracks including their eclectic rock epic, "down - the dance," described as a "dark moody atmosphere" with a "beautifully eerie vibe."

Gallo, known as "gallospole" in the band, states their creative vision succinctly: "We meticulously crafted a captivating, cinematic experience about deeply personal issues involving love, the loss of innocence and addiction."

Working from their privately owned and operated studio, no1uno had the opportunity to pursue their musical imagination without constraints from the music industry. Their music is eclectic, influenced by the industrial, progressive and electronic rock genres.

The band, based in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, includes Daniel H. McKay (mazlin wratch) on bass, guitars and keyboards; James Sempsey III (iii) on vocals, drums and keyboards; and Marc A. Gallo (gallospole) on vocals, guitars, percussion and keyboards. All recording, engineering and mixing was executed by no1uno except where noted.

An exclusively studio-based band, no1uno were forerunners in promoting their music on the internet, under the guise of anonymity, in the 1990s. The site, no1uno.com hosted their works and CD Baby distributed their CDs. They never performed live.

In March 2020, no1uno remastered their first self-titled EP and were featured on the Gagliarchives, an international progressive rock radio station, hosted by Tom Gagliardi. In addition, they were interviewed by Charles Kershenblatt on the podcast, Bringing It All Back Home, in February 2020.

The EP, "no1uno2 - Special Remastered Edition," will be available on all major streaming services starting on Friday October 30, courtesy of Great Egg Music. no1uno music videos can be seen on their YouTube channel.

Learn more at: https://marcagallo.info/no1uno2-a-cinematic-experience-in-sound

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Consumer Advocates for RFCE Reform (CARR) to Cease Operations October 31

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Consumer Advocates for RFCE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) Reform (CARR), a San Diego-based nonprofit, announces it is closing its doors effective October 31, 2020. Founded in 2009, CARR has been California's only consumer advocacy organization focused exclusively on residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), working to improve the aging experience through advocacy and education.

"On behalf of CARR, I am very grateful for a productive decade of helping families find suitable assisted living facilities for loved ones and advocating for industry accountability and reform across the state," said Chris Murphy, Executive Director and Co-Founder of CARR. "I would like to thank CARR's Co-Founder Christina LeBlanc Selder and members of our board of directors for their passion and commitment to our work, as well as the many donors, volunteers, interns, and fellow staff who made important contributions along the way."

CARR, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was co-founded by Murphy and her colleague Selder after they recognized there was a need for greater transparency and accountability for assisted living services in California. During its 11-plus years of operation, CARR worked toward increasing government oversight, consumer education, research, and advocacy. Over the years, the organization collected and analyzed tens of thousands of public documents on assisted living facilities, providing the foundation for its evidence-based legislative reform proposals.

In 2013, CARR was featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune's special watchdog series "Deadly Neglect," which drew attention to the lack of oversight and small fines for serious violations at California assisted living facilities. Later that same year, CARR helped draft AB-1523, sponsored by then state Assemblymember Toni Atkins, which required residential care facilities for the elderly in California to carry liability insurance. And in 2018, CARR played a role in the passing of the "Keep Our Seniors Safe" bill (SB-172), which requires RCFEs that allow firearms to have a secure firearms safe. CARR also performed under contract with the County of San Diego (2014-2019), developing a rating system for RCFEs in the county.

Awards CARR has received include the First Amendment Coalition's Free Speech and Open Government Award (2014) and the San Diego County Bar Association's Distinguished Organization of 2019 Award.

With the dissolution of CARR, consumers will have access to CARR's extensive database of public records on assisted living facilities, which will be housed by Elder Law & Advocacy. Elder Law & Advocacy is a nonprofit organization providing free and low-cost legal services and advocacy for seniors in San Diego and Imperial Counties (seniorlaw-sd.org).

"Elder Law & Advocacy is proud to provide continued access (beginning in early 2021) to this major resource for people researching assisted living facilities for themselves and loved ones," said Carolyn Reilly, Executive Director of Elder Law & Advocacy. "CARR has been an important partner this past decade in our efforts to serve thousands of San Diego-area seniors each year. Hosting the RCFE database helps further our mission to protect the interests and well-being of seniors."

About CARR:

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is a San Diego-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization promoting transparency and accountability for consumers using assisted living services, and specializing in public document research on assisted living facilities and the state's oversight of the industry.

Learn more at: https://rcfereform.org/

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Campaign Guru® Dr. Singh Releases New Website: Twitterism.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dr. Singh, also known as the CampaignGuru®, has released a new website; WWW.TWITTERISM.COM which analyzes over 50,000+ of President Donald J. Trump's "social media voice" from his tweets in real-time using AI. The website provides the Tone in which the tweets are delivered.

Dr. Singh, who formerly founded ElectionMall.com, is available to debunk the popular mainstream media narratives that Donald Trump's tweets often come across as harsh or negative - and proves this via a quantitative scientific study.

In addition:

* Dr. Singh identifies himself as a conservative turban-wearing Ph.D. holding a Master's in Political Science, a Master of Science in Social Media, and one of the first in the academic world to achieve a Doctor of Philosophy degree specializing in social media and technology. http://www.ravisingh.com/mediakit

* Dr. Singh has already published a 450-page scientific research paper, for his dissertation from Ashford University, under the guidance, in part, of Dr. Sinan Aral, a professor in social media from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Sinan Aral sat on his Ph.D. Dissertation Committee. Dr. Aral is a world authority on social media and fake news. https://search.proquest.com/openview/30286d466b8904f5004ab2d895bcdab5/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

* Dr. Singh's new self-published book, "TWITTERISM: RAISE YOUR VOICE," will be available on Amazon in November 2020 with a foreword written by Professor. Anthony Edward Schiappa, an expert on communication and rhetoric from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. https://vimeo.com/295769011

* Dr. Singh's research for both his website and the book is based on a quantitative study and debunks several media outlet's theories on Donald Trump's tweets, including but not limited to Tone, his anger, and his overall follower engagement. Tucker Carlson had one big takeaway from the 2020 presidential debate: "Tone is everything" (Owen, 2020).

* This website is the first to measure the Tone of a world leader in real-time, and it explores the link between tone and follower engagement, creating a "Trump Follower Engagement Index." The website should be of great use for any social media activist interested in developing followers. Dr. Singh has developed a patent-pending software that analyzes Donald Trump's tweets in real-time by using Artificial Intelligence. For example, "The mood of Donald Trump is 76% confident right now." Here is the link to the website http://www.Twitterism.com.

About Ravneet (Ravi) Singh MA MS Ph.D.

Dr. Ravneet (Ravi) Singh was born in the United States of America. He wears a turban as a requirement of the Sikh religion from northern India. Dr. Singh grew up in the cornfields of Illinois in the village of Prestbury. His favorite hero is Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican (GOP) President. He adopted at an early age the Lincoln notion of "perseverance." At the age of 11, he met the first Sikh President of India and fell in love with politics.

His grandfather encouraged him to pursue a career in politics, while his father insisted on medicine. Dr. Singh was the first Sikh (with uncut hair and turban) to attend and eventually graduate from a USA Military Academy in American history. Due to the uniqueness of his case and harsh military rules, a legislation was introduced on his behalf to allow him to graduate with full USA military honors as a 2nd lieutenant (ARMY) while wearing a turban which was enacted under President Ronald Reagan's administration. He then attended Valparaiso University, where he followed his passion and became Student Body President, Captain of NCAA Division 1 Golf Team, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Med and Political Science.

He then enrolled at Northwestern University and pursued a Master of Arts in American Political Science. Ravi Singh served as a public servant in Illinois State Government under Governor Jim Edgar's administration, working for Lt. Governor Bob Kustra and State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, who he refers to as his "political mother." During his time there, he learned the art of politics and campaigning, which inspired him to run as the first turban-wearing American, for the Illinois State Representative open seat in his hometown Aurora, Illinois, at the age of 25. He was one of the first to have a political website for his campaign and an online town hall, in 1997. He lost the campaign but won the Kane County nomination for the GOP (Republican Party), becoming the first Asian American to win the nomination. During his campaign, he started a website through which ElectionMall.com was born, and led to him being profiled in Business Week Magazine and USA Today, as the "CampaignGuru."

ElectionMall Technologies Inc. main purpose was to help promote e-democracy and enable candidates, regardless of party affiliation, gender, or religious affiliation, to have access to technology tools for their political campaigns, regardless of their budget. Something Dr. Singh was persecuted for when he ran for State Representative. As CEO of ElectionMall.com, Ravi Singh became a Washington DC politician and maverick. Dr. Singh was a dot com pioneer who worked extremely hard to offer campaign technology in the early days of the "Digital Era." The campaign and elections industry were full of "good old boys and American political consultants" who were not very welcoming to his Chicago hustle and turban identity. In 2010, the company co-branded with Microsoft Inc., developing the first cloud application for the political vertical, called Campaign Cloud powered by Microsoft. Ravi Singh received an infusion of investment and marketing dollars that launched for worldwide operations. Ravi Singh opened offices all over the world including, Ukraine, Malaysia, Mexico, Colombia, Brussels, and India, working on world leader's campaigns like Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia), Enda Kenny (Ireland), Jose Sera (Brazil), and Anwar Ibrahim (Malaysia).

The company helped over 9 world leaders and various heads of state with their "digital campaign war rooms." "Campaign Guru" his software committed to over 7000+ political websites worldwide. In 2014, the company faced charges of election fraud for two campaigns in San Diego, California. The company was forced to shut down operations in 2016 due to litigation cost, but the CEO, Ravi Singh, was personally charged with four federal felonies. He later appealed to the US 9th Appellate courts and eventually the US Supreme Court in 2020; however, the case did not get heard amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2017, Ravi Singh went back to graduate school and pursued a Master of Science in Social Media Management from Liberty University, a Harvard Certificate in Digital Strategy, the prestigious digital marketing program from Duke University, and MIT Sloan Business School Executive ACE program; at the same time finishing his doctoral (Ph.D.) in Social Media and Technology from the University of the Rockies in Denver Colorado, now Ashford University. He successfully completed all these programs in less than three years and, in the process and has settled down in Miami, Florida.

Ravi Singh is a patriotic American who currently offers his social media expertise to business, brands, celebrities and is no longer able to participate in political campaigns without notifying the US government. The science behind his book, "Twitterism" will be published on Amazon in November 2020.

For more information on Dr. Ravi Singh please visit: https://www.ravisingh.com/.

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Tickets on Sale Now for World of Illumination’s ‘Socially Safe’ Theme Parks

TEMPE, Ariz. -- World of Illumination, the world's largest animated drive-through light show, has released tickets for the 2020 holiday season at https://tickets.worldofillumination.com. The company's theme parks are located in Tempe and Glendale, Arizona, along with a brand new location in Marietta, Georgia on the grounds of Six Flags White Water.

World of Illumination's drive-through light shows feature millions of colorful lights and hundreds of animated displays synchronized to popular and beloved holiday music. The theme parks are uniquely COVID-friendly, as visitors can enjoy the shows from the safety and comfort of their cars. Online reservations are also required, making the experience totally touchless and socially safe, while simultaneously controlling traffic to decrease waiting times.

While all three theme parks have roughly the same number of RBG LED lights that can be customized to 16 million shades of color, the shows feature different elements so visitors can enjoy a distinct experience at each location: Arctic Adventure in Tempe, Rockin' Christmas in Glendale and Candy Rush in Marietta. Each experience is about a mile in length and takes approximately 30 minutes to drive through.

"We are so excited to be able to provide much-needed family entertainment to our communities this holiday season," said World of Illumination co-founder Simon Kreisberger. "We have gone totally touchless to ensure the safety of our guests and hope that our shows will help 2020 end on the brightest note imaginable."

World of Illumination theme parks are open nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week, including holidays.

Rockin' Christmas in Glendale opens Nov. 6, 2020 followed by Arctic Adventure on Nov. 10, 2020 and Candy Rush on Nov. 13, 2020. All shows run through Jan. 3, 2021. Ticket prices start at $29 plus applicable taxes and fees per vehicle in Arizona and $35 plus taxes and fees per car in Georgia. A portion of proceeds benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation in both states.

For more information, visit https://worldofillumination.com/. For press inquiries, email info@brandedpros.com.

About World of Illumination:

With offices in Tempe, Arizona, World of Illumination is the world's largest drive-through animated light show, featuring millions of state-of-the-art lights and displays set to holiday music. Current theme park locations include Tempe and Glendale, Arizona and Marietta, Georgia. Connect at @worldofillumination.

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The Power of Messaging: Ad Agency Challenges Industry to Spread Message to Encourage Audience to Vote

DALLAS, Texas -- With Election Day less than a month away, and early voting beginning on October 13, in a nonpartisan effort, Alpha Business Images (ABI), has rolled out the Keeping It 100 Challenge to spread the message of encouraging voter participation with the help and talent of peers in the advertising industry.

* COVID-19 affects voter registration, which dropped 70% in 11 states compared to 2016

* Enthusiasm to participate in this year's election is like none seen this century

* 6 out of 10 voters prefer to cast their ballots before Election Day

This year's election will be staggeringly different from any prior election year due to the obstacles COVID-19 presents, the misinformation about mailing in ballots and the reality that not every U.S. citizen has registered to vote because of political exhaustion and friction in 2020. ABI is recruiting the creative ingenuity and passion that all agencies pour over their clients to extend those same efforts to our democratic republic - each agency pledging 100% participation in not just this election but in ALL elections. "Every Person. Every Election" will inspire ad agencies to join the movement and do what they do best - influence, inspire and act.

"We spend a lot of time with folks in our industry - virtually and otherwise. Not only the people we work with in our agencies every day, but other industry-related companies, vendors and freelancers we often partner with on projects. This challenge is intended to go beyond the 2020 Presidential race. Our hope is that it continues to include the many local races that occur in our cities/counties every year," stated Dawn Davidson, ABI's vice president and creative director. "Civic engagement should become a part of the industry's culture if we really want to more effectively reach diverse targets," Davidson concluded.

Early voting is in full effect in Texas and there's still time in some states to register to vote. Most importantly, an opportunity yet exists for spreading the message to compel those who may be apolitical and believe voting doesn't make a difference to get out and vote.

The goal is to help the ad industry voter to be informed and make the right choice for them. The Keeping It 100 Challenge site includes curated resources like the information needed to register, where to vote, and resources about each candidate.

For more information on the Keeping It 100 Challenge, go to https://www.keepingit100challenge.com/ and join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram @KeepingIt100Challenge.

About ABI:

ABI is a full-service marketing and advertising firm defined by The Art of Influence. Through its proprietary system Audience 360, ABI analyzes clients' audiences and creates and tailors content that connects to and influences relationships with brands. Adweek's Top 100 List in 2020 recognized ABI as one of the fastest-growing ad agencies in the world. Information: https://www.alphabusinessimages.com/.

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TeamSnap Commits $1 Million to Improve Access to Sport for Underserved Youth

BOULDER, Colo. -- Today at The Aspen Institute Project Play Summit 2020, TeamSnap CEO and Founder Dave DuPont announced that TeamSnap will commit $1 million over the next three years to improve access to sport for underserved youth athletes.

As part of the commitment, TeamSnap will be supporting a series of new programs to drive access to sport. This includes being a partner on The Aspen Institute's Project Play 2024 initiative which mobilizes industry leaders to take actions around making sports accessible to all children, regardless of race, gender, zip code or ability. As well as a long-standing partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance, an organization that recently announced their Million Coaches Challenge, a commitment to train over 400,000 coaches, with a focus on underserved communities.

"Access to quality sports is a very personal initiative for me. Playing team sports had an incredibly positive impact on all aspects of my life; they taught me key life skills and laid the foundation for a healthy lifestyle," said DuPont. "I believe all children should have the same access to sport that I had growing up. I am immensely proud that TeamSnap is doing everything it can to support access to sport and our $1 Million commitment will go a long way towards helping ensure more young athletes get into the game."

Over the past six months, TeamSnap has been a key resource in helping sports organizations and teams navigate the pandemic and make a safe return to play. Its Return to Sports resource hub has been heavily accessed and its new Health Check COVID-19 screening tool, which it is providing free to all of TeamSnap's 24 million users, has already been used more than 4 million times.

About TeamSnap

Since our formation in 2009, TeamSnap has been single-mindedly focused on taking the work out of play. 24 million coaches, administrators, players and parents rely on TeamSnap's powerful and easy-to-use tools for communication, scheduling, payment collection and registration, organizing every sport and group activity in the world. For more information, visit https://www.teamsnap.com/.

Twitter: #YouthSports #SportsTech @teamSnap

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Beverage Metrics Announces Launch of Next Generation Beverage Management System for the Hospitality Industry

DENVER, Colo. -- Beverage Metrics®, an emerging Colorado-based beverage management technology company for the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of its next generation beverage management inventory tracking system. The new system provides operators with a comprehensive tool to track, manage and reduce excessive costs associated with their beverage program.

Created for the hospitality industry, the Beverage Metrics system helps track an operator's bar inventory and simplifies order management with suppliers. The system also provides beverage pour monitoring functionality which enables real-time, perpetual inventory, a significant need in an operator's ability to track shrinkage and bar inventory costs.

"Keeping a weekly or monthly inventory gives an operator a clear picture of what's on hand, what they are running out of or what's not selling," said company CEO, Dan Grimm. "Comparing this to what was sold gives operators a key metric - the variance between sold and consumed. This POS-based perpetual inventory has been the cornerstone of beverage management for the past decade. Add real-time pour depletions from our state-of-the-art pour monitoring system and it's a game changer."

In 2019, Beverage Metrics brought aboard two co-founders (Dan Grimm and Dean Grimm) from AccuBar®, the beverage management industry leader for the last fifteen years, to lead development of their all-new beverage management system. These well-regarded hospitality veterans, each with over twenty years' experience in the industry, completely reimagined the Beverage Metrics' system, providing increased functionality while leveraging the latest development technologies.

Features of the new system include:

* Quick, easy and accurate inventory using barcodes and patent-pending bottle profiles along with product images

* Track inventory from point of delivery by single bottle or case(s)

* Automatically track inventory that's moved from storage to a sales location

* System generates and prepares an order recommendation for review and submittal to suppliers

* Beverage Metrics Bottle Sensor provides value whether the container is open or not; other spout-based technologies only work once a bottle is opened

* Pour monitoring functionality automatically depletes poured beverages from on-hand inventory, thus maintaining a real-time, perpetual inventory

* Streamlined POS integration with recipe auto-substitutions

Learn more about the company's solutions at: https://beveragemetrics.com/solutions/

About Beverage Metrics:

Based in Denver, Colo., Beverage Metrics is a next generation beverage management solution for the hospitality industry. Their system helps operators manage product inventory and monitor pouring activities for shrinkage and cost reduction. Beverage Metrics is a member of IDENTEC GROUP AG.

To learn more: https://beveragemetrics.com or email info@beveragemetrics.com.

About IDENTEC GROUP AG

IDENTEC GROUP AG is a leading global provider of wireless sensing solutions. IDENTEC GROUP AG identifies, measures, tracks and traces assets along the entire value chain and supply cloud-based information. IDENTEC GROUP AG offers as a one-stop shop all relevant products (consultancy, software, hardware, service). Solutions elaborated by their group have assisted numerous companies in various sectors all over the world to increase their efficiency, effectiveness and as a result, their competitiveness. Learn more at: http://www.identecgroup.com/

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