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Deuxmers Releases New Titles by Peter Shaindlin and by Lee Siegel

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Deuxmers Publishing announces the release of two new novels by Lee Siegel, "Typerotica" and "Horseplay"; and a long-awaited collection of new poems by Peter Shaindlin, titled "Ravens, Nights."

"Deuxmers is pleased to have widely published and acclaimed author Lee Siegel as one of its authors, which represents a consequential achievement in expansion of our portfolio," said Omer Kursat, the managing editor of Deuxmers Publishing.

"Typerotica" (ISBN 978-1944521097) is a hilariously comedic and poignantly nostalgic portrait of an aspiring artist as a young man. Consisting of the typed manuscripts of two love stories, it illustrates an analogy: typing was once to literature what sex is to love. As a fifteen-year old, Lee Siegel is dazzled by a then contraband copy of Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer," and decides that he must become a writer. He imagines that in order to do that he needs to learn how to type and then go to Paris to drink French wine, smoke French cigarettes, and have sex with French women. "Typerotica" chronicles Siegel's enrollment in a typing class, his subsequent amorous and literary adventures in Paris, and eventually his friendship with Henry Miller.

If we are to believe Lee Siegel, the author of "Horseplay" (ISBN 978-1944521103) is actually a horse, yes, a talking horse named Gulliver. According to Siegel, "Gulliver dictated the series of twelve stories that are sublimely romantic and yet bawdily down to earth, occasionally melancholy but fundamentally hilarious. Horseplay is indisputably one of the greatest books ever composed by a horse."

"'Ravens, Nights' (ISBN 978-1944521073) - from tranquil pastorales to coarsely hewn cityscapes, erotic ruminations, grandiose reveries, and reimagined haiku to pictographic poesy-is a unique collection that represents an informed homage to the modern canon while staking new territory within the noumenon of twenty-first-century culture," said Mr. Shaindlin.

Frank Stewart, in his review of "Ravens, Nights" stated, "Here is lyric poetry that testifies to the gratitude we must ultimately feel for being alive. Gratitude for forests, seas, stars, gardens, houses, cathedrals, bus stops, and trains-in spite of-and perhaps because of-the world's brevity and ours."

About Lee Siegel

Lee Siegel, Emeritus Professor of Religion at the University of Hawaii, has published eight novels, four non-fiction books, and a translation of Sanskrit love poetry. Siegel's writing has earned him a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, two Residency awards at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford, and the Elliot Cades Award for Literature. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Siegel_(professor_and_novelist) )

About Peter Shaindlin

Peter Shaindlin is a writer, poet, fine art photographer and musician as well as a significant and influential cultural critic. A Visiting Fellow and Research Scholar at the University of Oxford, Harris Manchester College, Mr. Shaindlin has four published works including "Citizen Steele." Mr. Shaindlin is also a renowned fine art photographer represented by Westwood Gallery of New York City. He studied fine arts, creative writing and humanities at Mannes College and New York University. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Shaindlin )

About Deuxmers Publishing

Founded in 2011 in Waimanalo, Hawaii, Deuxmers Publishing is an independent publisher of fiction, poetry and photography books, with a mission of preserving individual voices and visions to be made available for future generations. Learn more at: http://www.deuxmers.com/.

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New Book Exposes Epidemic in ‘Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds’

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- National Agent Orange Day is August 10. While COVID-19 races through the U.S. population, another invisible killer continues to rage among our already endangered population. Agent Orange continues to contaminate and kill civilians and veterans more than 50 years after spraying. Two Marines, Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, have published a personal account detailing damage done to both body and soul: "Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds" (ISBN 978-1634989565).

This tells of the loss of innocence, betrayal and final acceptance of Stage 4 cancer 50 years after their tour of duty. The Department of Veteran Affairs estimates over 300,000 Vietnam Veterans have died from the herbicidal defoliant known as Agent Orange; The Vietnamese casualties are in the millions. This collection of powerful art, prose and poetry captures their journey from the home front, into the meat grinder and the long struggle for recovery.

Designed to eliminate forest cover for the enemy and to destroy crops, AO's widespread use from 1961 to 1971, has resulted in birth defects that are multi-generational affecting both cultures. TCDD in Agent Orange is the most toxic of dioxins for it does not readily break down or decompose. If dioxin is the most toxic compound, glyphosate in Round Up is the second. Both herbicides are known cancer causing agents. Perhaps most disturbing is the documentation of the ongoing involvement and of a chemical conglomerate involved in Mustard Gas, Zyklon B, (Auschwitz), Agent Orange, Roundup and now, Dicamba.

"We live, slowly die and struggle with these warrior poets who across decades of soul surrendering poetry take us from innocence and idealistic childhood into war. We follow them (the authors) through moral awakening homecoming discovery of their cancers and ultimately their spiritual awakening." -- From the foreword by Dr. Ed Tick, psychotherapist, founder of Soldier's Heart. Author of, "War and the Soul" and "Warriors Return."

Lt. Charles "Sandy" Scull, a transpersonal psychologist and Cpl. Brent MacKinnon, M.A., a non-profit nomad, will join the hundreds of thousands felled by dioxin. This work is offered as a public service and a testimonial for the many veterans who have left us, the many affected still among us and their families.

The book is available on August 10, 2020 from Amazon, Kindle, and Bookstand Publishing for $19.99.

Lt. Charles "Sandy" Scull, a transpersonal psychologist and Cpl. Brent MacKinnon, M.A. a non-profit nomad, will soon join the hundreds of thousands felled by dioxin. Scull's poems have appeared in poetry journals and anthologies, and appeared on Book's TV and Bill Moyers Journal. He appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show as an expert guest for his anthology," Father, Sons & Daughters" (Tarcher/Putnam). He and MacKinnon met on a trip in 1988 to Russia and Kazakhstan to offer counsel to veterans of their war in Afghanistan.

MacKinnon has worked with Native Americans, Vietnamese, Latinos, prisoners and CAP poverty projects. He has published several books on his journey of wartime survival. An exile from his own culture, he served two tours in the Peace Corps. While in the Marine infantry he was assigned to live alone in the village of Nong Son. That experience began his teaching career.

The book is available on August 10 from Amazon, Kindle, Bookstand Publishing and the topic is discussed on a Facebook group: Agent Orange Roundup: https://www.facebook.com/Agent-Orange-Roundup-115065550296874/

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"Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds" by Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull.
* Paperback Edition: ISBN 978-1-63498-956-5
* Hardcover Edition: ISBN 978-1-63498-957-2
* Epub Editions: ISBN 978-1-63498-958-9

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Groundbreaking New Book Transforms the Death Process for Terminally Ill, Families

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Individuals who are living with a terminal illness and the people who love them can now deeply transform their shared experience of the dying process, thanks to a new book released today by author Melody LeBaron, "Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying" (ISBN: 978-1733477123).

"Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying," breaks new ground as the only book in its genre which explores how to partner with the environment to support the deep, transformative process of dying. The book is available for purchase on Amazon in Kindle and paperback formats.

"Now is the time to bring death back into its place in the circle of life," she says. "Cultivating a sense of presence through the creation of sacred space helps to shape that experience."

LeBaron wrote "Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying" for each person who will someday die, for those who seek a more conscious death, and for the caregivers of persons living with a terminal diagnosis.

"Each dying person needs a team," she says. "Ideally, there is more than one caregiver, so responsibilities are shared, community is strengthened, and no one gets depleted."

The work is grounded, foremost, in LeBaron's first-hand experience of the death of her mother in 1990, followed by the loss of her younger sister in 1995, and her 17-year-old son, Logan, in 1997. The difficulty and rewards of these challenges served as an initiation into what she now calls "the death mysteries."

"'Transforming Death,' is the book I needed all those years ago," she says. "A book for preparing ourselves and those we love for a natural, conscious process of death and dying."

Much as one might read parenting books before the birth of a new baby, she had hoped to prepare for the arduous journey ahead. However, in the 1990s, there was only one book on death and dying, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross' groundbreaking 1969 work, "On Death and Dying."

"Life will guide you where it wants you to go," she says. "When I face something hard, I try to deliberately work through my denial and prepare for it."

Fortunately, she found a like-minded mentor in the late Sharon Turnball, Tennessee's first female funeral director. Turnball suggested she perform a beautiful ritual - that of preparing her mother's body for burial. That experience and insights would change LeBaron's life and work forever.

"We need to partner with death instead of resisting it," she says.

At this time, the pervasive presence of death seems an indelible part of our world's overculture, LeBaron notes.

Each of us must develop the ability to find meaning and healing in the face of death as a pandemic spreads and 20th century structures crumble. We mark the demise of American culture with the passing of family members, friends, and idols of bygone days.

"There's a collective dying and grieving process as we come to understand what is in the present, versus what once was in the past," she says. "For those who are aware of what's happening in the world today, and struggling to understand and stay uplifted, this book will help them, too."

About the Author

Author Melody LeBaron has been called to midwife the dying for more than 30 years. She works with the dying and their caregivers to create an optimal conscious death experience, catalyze the difficult emotions evoked through grief, and claim the gifts of the grieving process. Melody also facilitates a leadership process for women, and coaches clients through the process of transforming their homes and workspaces, their relationships and their lives. For more information, visit https://www.transformingspace.com/.

BOOK SUMMARY:
"Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying"
By Melody LeBaron
Published by Melody LeBaron.
July 14, 2020
$9.97/Kindle
264 pages
ISBN: 978-1-7334771-1-6 (e-book)
July 14, 2020
$19.97/paperback
264 pages
ISBN: 978-1-7334771-2-3 (paperback)
Library of Congress Catalog Number: 2020911008

Available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08F4C114P

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Spyine Releases Special iPhone Monitoring for Parents

SHENZHEN, China -- Spyine, a well-established phone monitoring application, rolled out a new parental monitoring feature for its users recently. The iPhone Parental Monitoring feature helps track the iPhone activities and is expected to solve the biggest problem of parents.

The advancement in technology has introduced several useful tools and applications to the world. The latest addition to this list is the new feature offered by a phone monitoring solution in their announcement.

This feature focuses on providing a reliable way to monitor any iPhone remotely. Parents always find it challenging to keep an eye on their children's activities. This feature should help them keep an eye on them, ensuring they are safe from the internet Frauds.

About Spyine

Spyine is a phone monitoring platform introduced as a complete solution for employers and parents. With different features to monitor web activities, Spyine is widely used by the parents, employees, and partners.

After this launch, they have released a statement: "No matter how much you keep an eye on your children, they will find a way to do what they want. Our new feature is designed for the parents to monitor their children and keep them safe from never-ending digital crimes. The application has an easy to use interface that works for parents with no technical knowledge."

The company is confident in its new feature and claims that the corporate world can also use it. According to them, it is a useful feature for organizations who are worried about their employees and company data.

Most of the organizations believe that the cause behind the decreasing productivity of their employees relates to their mobile phones. The parental feature by Spyine has provided an easy solution to the companies to keep an eye on their employees.

Before this update, the application was limited to location tracking and call logs. However, now they can monitor the web activities to ensure that their data is safe with their employees.

There is also an improvement in the location tracking feature. Parents or organizations can now get the live location of the tracked device right from their online account.

The main reason behind the need for this feature is increasing cybercrimes. Every day, you can find thousands of cybercrimes including teenagers, on the internet. Additionally, the excessive use of mobile phones can impact their studies and social life as well.

Many parents have expressed their concerns about this problem. However, this new iPhone Parental Monitoring feature may come out as a rescue for them.

From tracking their browser history to knowing their exact location, this feature has everything needed to ensure their children's safety. The feature is already used by thousands of its users and has worked perfectly for them.

Spyine is in talks to roll out an exclusive feature for the organizations to protect their data and improve their employee's productivity. However, the parental control feature has worked just as great for the organizations as well.

To find out more about Spyine iPhone monitoring solutions, visit the website: https://spyine.com/iphone-parental-monitoring-app.html.

To see Spyine in action, view the demo: https://i.spyine.com/demo/dashboard.html.

Main website: https://spyine.com/.

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Lifelong Writer and Survivor of Cancer and Abuse Shares Her Story In a Self-Help Book

ATLANTA, Ga. -- "Through It All I'm Still Standing" (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.

The self-help book aims to bring awareness to narcissistic personality disorder and emotional abuse, with the hope of helping people in similar situations and their families deal with the effects of the unfortunate phenomena.

YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/t4bgzXfHyNo

There seems to be an unfortunate increase in the rate of divorce and marital challenges. Such issues, coupled with uncontrollable circumstances like chronic illnesses, have majorly affected women. Unfortunately, there are not too many resources to help victims get past such tribulations. This is where Towanna Hogue is looking to make a difference by giving a first-hand narration to millions of people, using herself as a case study.

"Through It All I'm Still Standing" is a story about experiencing love, trials, tribulations, abuse, loss, strength, endurance, faith, triumphs, and deliverance. Towanna aims to help readers tap into their spirituality by connecting to the Supreme Being to handle their affairs, no matter how challenging life may seem.

"I pray my book will help someone that is dealing with divorce, loss, hopelessness, depression, anxiety, PTSD, illness, and or abuse. Or has dealt with these issues and are still stuck in a bad place. I want you to know there is hope, happiness, prosperity, and a life to live after it all! I have experienced all of this and more. By the grace of God, Through It All I'm Still Standing! You will too!" said Towanna Hogue.

The book is designed to give hope from the first sight, with the use of the yellow lotus flower on the book cover symbolizing the author's growth. The yellow lotus is an analogy of how it grows in deep mud, far away from the sun, but eventually reaches the light and becomes the most beautiful flower ever.

"Through It All I'm Still Standing" will be available in eBook and print format on Amazon, Google Play, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, and more.

Towanna Hogue is also working on a children's book called, "There's Something I Have To Tell You All... Mommy Has Cancer."

For more information about Towanna Hogue and her works, please visit - https://www.towannahogue.com/. Towanna Hogue is also available on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Towanna Hogue

Towanna Hogue is a mother of three who resides in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. As a lifelong writer, she first began writing poems and short stories in college. She has also written several magazine articles on celebrities, athletes, and societal issues. She is now a magazine publisher for Empower Atlanta Magazine.

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Facilities Planning Services Group Creates Re-Shoring Team Plan to Help Re-establish Manufacturing in the USA

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Facilities Planning Services Group has announced the formation of the FPS Re-shoring Team. This team of specialist will help USA companies relocate their manufacturing operations back to the mainland to lessen their dependency on offshore outsourcing of critical raw materials, components, or wholesale product supply. This also applies to non-USA companies wishing to establish operations in the USA.

Established in 1972, the FPS Group has an international reputation for superior performance in facilities planning and technology implementation in the Manufacturing and Distribution sectors. The re-shoring team was created by Lin Brown, President of Facilities Planning Services to focus on supply chain issues highlighted by the pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic and China-USA trade war have acutely raised awareness about the vulnerability of the USA to protect its citizens during national emergencies. When a sudden spike in demand goes well beyond capacity, or a supply logistics shock, the impact can be deadly. Pandemic related shortages of medical supplies, materials and equipment clearly highlighted the nation's vulnerability. As a result of these unintended consequences, many companies, encouraged by the government, are re-thinking their offshore supply chains and operations.

FPS GROUP's re-shoring team was created specifically to help companies relocate back to the USA while maintaining critical customer service levels. FPS re-shoring services provide complete site selection, production process planning & implementation, identifying or solving labor issues, restructuring strategic supply chains, discovering comprehensive financial and tax incentives, the moving of physical assets, staff training, and making strategic destination contacts.

Members of the Re-shoring Team have had direct experience with Fortune 500 companies as well as federal and state governments and its agencies: Caterpillar, Asian-Pacific, Toyota, Smithfield, Pepsi Bottling, Carolina Turkeys, Boar's Head Provisions, and First Citizens Bank; US Dept. of Labor, N.C. Utilities Commission, and Richmond Federal Reserve are examples. The team has international contacts/references in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa.

Brown encourages managers to use current and unfolding disruptions to assess their supply strategies and initiate actions that will improve their resilience in the future. Areas of focus include: 1) Plan to diversify sources for critical components and materials. 2) Where diversification is not possible, reconsider what levels of safety stock or strategic inventory reserves are appropriate. 3) Examine logistics bottlenecks and plan alternatives, including re-location.

In addition to Brown, the re-shoring team members are Jeff LeClair, Supply Chain Management and Logistics; Dennis Pittman, Human Resources Strategic Planning and Management; James Patterson, Strategic Communications / Media and Government Relations; Dan Quinn, Operations Management and Strategic Planning and FPS President Lin Brown, Modeling Manufacturing and Distribution Operations and Systems.

For more information, contact Lin Brown, FPS Group, Wilmington, N.C. at (910) 617-6950. Email: Lin@FacilitiesPlan.com

Learn more about the company at: https://facilitiesplan.com/

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ZenTek Consultants Launches Training & Networking Hub for the Civil Engineering Industry

NEWARK, N.J. -- ZenTek Consultants is pleased to announce the launch of the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub, the premier professional tool for anyone who works in the Civil Engineering & Survey industries.

Enhance your technical skill set, network with other civil & survey professionals, keep track of the latest industry news and events, even get the technical support you need to be effective on your projects, all in one location.

The ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub gives you access to:
* Training Videos (Hundreds of hours of classes, with more added regularly)
* Resources & Guidance
* Practical Application Tools
* Civil& Survey Blog
* Community Discussion Boards
* News & Updates

"In the current environment, with so many people needing to retrain, enhance their skills, or even look for new jobs, having a single source of education and support is priceless. The ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub gives civil design professionals a vital tool to develop their career and keep them at the forefront of current technologies," explains James Coppinger, Principal at ZenTek Consultants.

All this, plus more, in one constantly updated site to meet all your professional needs for a low monthly subscription rate. You can try the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub for free for 3 days. Visit https://zentekcivilhub.learnworlds.com/ to begin enhancing your career and business.

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Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Mullen's Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen's Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.

Kathy's only child Eric William Mullen took his life on 10-02-18. This decision shattered her world. As an extension of her motherhood to Eric, family, and friends, Kathy is committed to finding a way to help others have the support they need when in a crisis and reduce loss through suicide. This commitment she made to Eric has become her guiding light. She formed Mullen's Miracles and has personally funded the first two stages of all the work that has occurred.

Taking the time to develop the organization correctly, Kathy is building her non-profit with authenticity and an authority to ensure every aspect of her organization can have the benefits available to those seeking what Mullen's Miracles offers.

"From aligning the programs and offerings to the compliance and messaging, the board members, core teams, and branding and marketing; this organization is being structured with the authority that will allow us to help all those who need it while honoring Eric and his memory. With every step and in every stage, I am committed to growing Mullen's Miracles into a legacy organization that will serve nation-wide well beyond my involvement," says Founder and Executive Director Kathy Mullen.

This stage of Mullen's Miracles includes building up the overall architecture of the programs that have been identified, while focusing on the operational elements, growing the team and the board. An array of content will be distributed across numerous online channels through blogs, audios, images, and videos, sharing the message and methodology.

The third stage is the birthing and launch of the core programs, directory, and the organization as a whole on Friday, October 2nd, 2020. This date coincides with the second anniversary since Eric's passing, bringing a new healing and added meaning to that date.

In this present stage, Mullen's Miracles is building requesting support in spreading its message, growing its team, and connecting its directories to more resources for those in need of them. Mullen's Miracles is a humble organization founded on a personal mission and vision. It is open to adding, supplementing, and expanding ideas that will allow it to reach and aid those in need.

Learn more about joining the team, the directory, adding to the programs or volunteering at https://mullensmiracles.org/.

Mullen's Miracles is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in the state of Georgia, USA.

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RPP Products Selects Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as Branding and PR Agencies of Record for Its New ‘Premier Pure’ Hand Sanitizer Product Line

BLOOMINGTON, Calif. -- RPP Products today announced that it has selected Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as its branding and PR team for the company's new Premier Pure hand sanitizer product line. In March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RPP Products pivoted from motor oil production to hand sanitizer production in just seven days. Sagon-Phior and SDDPR were hired in April 2020 to introduce the new product line to consumers, businesses and non-profit organizations in need of FDA-approved hand sanitizer in large quantities.

"When we realized we could help fight the COVID-19 crisis by shifting our raw materials to hand sanitizer production, we knew we needed to move quickly and hire a professional branding and PR partner to help us establish ourselves in this new market," said Eric Zwigart, CEO of RPP Products. "Together with Sagon-Phior and SDDPR, we have created an essential brand during a very challenging time in our country's history."

"As experts in Emotional Marketing, this product launch was an ideal fit for our firm," said Glenn Sagon, CEO of Sagon-Phior. "In this crisis, we understand the importance of identifying how consumers are going to emotionally connect to a brand. In an environment of great uncertainty, Premier Pure stands for safety and confidence, and the opportunity to provide organizations, consumers and those in need with hand sanitizer. RPP's philanthropic efforts to help homeless shelters, military vets and families have been a true inspiration for everyone."

Sagon-Phior is completing the new Premier Pure website and marketing program slated to launch in two weeks.

"Eric and his team have a great story to tell," said Stacey Doss, president of SDDPR. "Entrepreneurial ingenuity rises up to meet a national challenge, the result of which is assisting others in a time of crisis, and giving back to those who need the help the most. We are proud to be involved in such a worthwhile effort."

Southern California-based RPP Products is a national, privately held $150 million manufacturer and distributor of automotive oil and additives to the convenience and grocery channels. In just seven days in mid-March, RPP Products CEO Eric Zwigart pivoted the company to begin producing in excess of 30,000 gallons of FDA-approved hand sanitizer daily, for as long as it's needed. Zwigart felt that the homeless and food- insecure would likely not get the supplies they needed during the crisis, and decided to focus his company's donation efforts there.

In just three months, RPP Products has donated over 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to hundreds of non-profit organizations including:
* 800+ homeless in temporary housing at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
* Los Angeles motels run by HOPICS and part of California Governor Gavin Newsom's "Project Roomkey" of 3,000 hotel and motel rooms statewide for the homeless
* Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Pittsburgh, PA, which last year delivered 35.5 million meals in its 11-county service area
* Denver Rescue Mission, temporary housing for 700+ homeless men at Denver's Western National Complex
* The Doe Fund for use at The Bentley Hotel in New York City where the organization is temporarily housing 300+ formerly homeless men, with the remainder going to The Doe Fund's three shelters in New York City and Harlem
* Eight United Way regions (New York City; Sacramento and Orange County, Calif.; Washington D.C./Alexandria, Va.; Denver; Seattle; Atlanta; Detroit), paving the way for a national, strategic partnership

About RPP Products

RPP Products is a national privately held manufacturer and distributor of automotive chemicals and lubricants to the convenience and grocery distribution channels. RPP Products CEO Eric Zwigart has vowed to use the 40,000 gallons per day of ethanol alcohol that RPP Products has access to for the purposes of answering the hand sanitizer shortage, for as long as it's needed. RPP is currently producing in excess of 30,000 gallons daily, and continues to ramp up its production capacity by tens of thousands of gallons per day.

RPP Products is selling hand sanitizer to essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis (hospital staff, first responders, veteran's organizations, postal carriers, etc.) and to the public through its convenience and grocery distribution channels. For more information, please visit https://www.premierpure.com/.

About Sagon-Phior

As a full service, Southern California integrated marketing and branding agency, Sagon-Phior's focus is Emotional Marketing, which enables marketers to better understand important, often unseen patterns of consumer emotion and behavior. Sagon-Phior's DNA was borne in the motion picture industry. CEO Glenn Sagon was the Creative Director in the Worldwide Marketing Group for Columbia Pictures and Chief Creative Officer Rio Phior was the Creative Director for Steven Spielberg and George Lucas at Lucasfilm. That experience has made a significant impact on how the agency develops marketing strategies for technology, healthcare, financial services, non-profit and lifestyle clients. Sagon-Phior has applied the philosophy of Emotional Marketing to branding and marketing programs from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies for decades.

For more information, please visit https://sagon-phior.com/.

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About SDDPR

SDDPR is a marketing and public relations firm that has been serving clients in a variety of industries for 14 years, from start-ups to established, well-known brands. The company often partners with branding and ad agencies to provide a fully-integrated suite of services. Specialties include Strategic Planning, Crisis Communications, and Media Training. For more information, please visit https://sddpr.com/.

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When the Pandemic Stopped TV Production in NYC, a Camera-crane Company Started Shooting Iconic Classic Cars for Free

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- The alluring beauty of classic automobiles is the subject of short videos by television camera-crane specialist Howard Heitner, launching as Classic Car Video.

They're seen on his new YouTube channel and website: https://www.classiccarvideo.com/.

The series starts with heavyweights of classic car subculture: A rare '69 Corvette; and the celebrated '64.5 Original Mustang. The videos intercut floating visual perspectives with fluid imagery of design details and notable features. It's woven in a stylistic edit and soundtrack that imparts a 'music video' feel; the rock-star being a mechanical masterpiece of yesteryear.

"Precise camera movement is the only way to depict the lines, shapes and textures of these exquisite automotive sculptures," said Howard Heitner, creator of the videos, and owner of New York Jib(R), a camera-crane company. His 20 plus year career operating cranes on commercials, tv shows, sports and live entertainment makes him an industry go-to guy for dynamic camera moves and the sophisticated shots demanded today. But that was prior to Covid-19.

"The shutdown let me switch gears and have fun with the cars I remember and love so much, and people seem to be enjoying it."

The content is provided free with no cost to the car owners and Mr. Heitner urges owners of special vehicles in extraordinary condition to contact him via the website to potentially set up a shoot, which usually takes about 2 hours. "It's a win-win: The car owner gets a cool custom video for free; and I get to do what I love, share it with the world, and leave a video legacy that future enthusiasts may really enjoy looking back at."

All the videos are posted on: https://www.classiccarvideo.com/

Classic Car Video (ClassicCarVideo.com) creates free video content for automotive enthusiasts and specializes in using camera-crane and jib equipment to shoot short, highly stylized videos of automobiles that are posted on our YouTube Channel, Facebook page and featured on our website. ClassicCarVideo.com is the vision of Howard Heitner, owner of New York Jib, a Huntington, N.Y. company that supplies camera-cranes to the motion picture and tv production industry. Our videos are custom and unique - nothing like it exists. Our mission is to share our videos with the world.

*VIDEO (YouTube): https://youtu.be/REEklssZXng

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Related link: https://www.classiccarvideo.com/

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