Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy’s free online college-credit courses.

Sokal Signs Empire Automotive Group

RALEIGH, N.C. — Automotive advertising agency, Sokal, signs as agency of record for Empire Automotive Group. Empire is a large multi-rooftop automotive retail group with a main location in Huntington, New York.

More than Half of Mortgage Loan Applicants Now Opting to Apply Using Their Mobile Device

LEHI, Utah — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today released data indicating that, given the choice, a majority of borrowers now prefer a mobile-driven mortgage loan application process. Mobile applications accounted for more than 50% of the 37,157 mortgage applications submitted through the SimpleNexus platform in the month of May.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Debunks Stereotypes About Bipolar Disorder in Her New Book ‘Bipolar is not an STD’

CHICAGO, Ill. — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), debunks stereotypes about Bipolar disorder in her new book “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581). Dr. Goodall designed the book around the idea that people can get better much faster, if they know how to recognize what symptoms look like. “People are trying to recognize stereotypes, instead of symptoms, and that doesn’t work.”

Memphis-based Venture Capital Firm Innova Announces Sale of Portfolio Company Arkis Biosciences to Integra LifeSciences

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Innova Memphis, a Memphis-based early stage venture capital firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its portfolio company Arkis Biosciences. Knoxville-based Arkis, a neuro-surgical medical device company, has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holding Corporation, a leading medical technology company.

Seattle Sensation Arnaldo! Heads Talented Cast in LIFE IS A CABARET on August 10

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Summer is heating up and the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce DC (PACC-DC) is serving up a sizzling show to match with “LIFE IS A CABARET,” headlined by Seattle sensation, uber talented Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse on August 10, 2019 at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

Arizona Lottery Pooling Service Continues Winning Streak

PHOENIX, Ariz. — PowerPick Players Club announced today that one of its Mega Millions pools, with the Megaplier option, hit 5 numbers. The prize was $30,000, just 1 number away from $137 million and three months ago, the club won its 3rd Fantasy 5 jackpot.

St. Petersburg Hairstylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis to Join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team for New York Fashion Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Renowned celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and Master Colorist Jason Backe are excited to have stylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team in participating in this season’s Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week.

Sokal Signs Pinnacle Ford Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C. — Sokal, a leader in the automobile advertising business recently signed Pinnacle Ford Lincoln as their agency of record. Pinnacle Ford Lincoln is the newest addition to the current 16 store, booming Hudson Auto Group located in Tennessee. The new dealership address will be 4080 Lexington Road in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

MQMR Bolsters Executive Team with Addition of Mortgage Industry Veteran Stephen Sherman as COO

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that seasoned mortgage and real estate professional Stephen Sherman has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Sherman brings more than 30 years of experience in mortgage servicing, secondary marketing, warehouse lending, commercial real estate sales, corporate consulting and REO management services to his new role at MQMR, where he will be responsible for overseeing MQMR’s day-to-day operations and managing the firm’s long-term growth strategy.