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Minority Business Accelerator Program Expands to Support Small Underrepresented Female Entrepreneurs in Arizona, Georgia and Florida

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- ThinkZILLA Consulting, announced its 15-week entrepreneur accelerator program for female minority entrepreneurs. The only firm that combines program management resources with extensive DE&I expertise, a network of thousands of minority-led business suppliers and full-service marketing capabilities, has expanded programming to combat poverty and support entrepreneurs in need of access. Quality business training and mentorship.

Earlier this year, ThinkZILLA expanded to Scottsdale at the Arizona State University SkySong Innovation Center, where it launched the first United Diversity Business Summit, convening business experts and CEOs to share innovative approaches to enhancing Arizona's economic growth outcomes.

The recent "State of Black Business" report highlighted racial gaps in Arizona, where Black workers are underrepresented in most industries yet overrepresented in the state's lowest earning brackets, and the business accelerator intends to reverse these trends.

"Education and entrepreneurship can support individuals and business owners in rising from poverty, creating sustainable enterprises and making a true mark on the Arizona business world and culture," said Dr. Trayham. "We are proud to lead the way in executing to seeing more business owners build and scale across the state."

ThinkZILLA's 15-Week Accelerator Program is in partnership with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a 501(c)(3) organization that aims to end poverty through entrepreneurship, has helped more than 7,000 women nationwide gain the education and training they need to succeed in business. Since its founding in 2017, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy has awarded $60,000 in scholarships and more than $30,000 in seed funding to help African American women entrepreneurs create successful and sustainable business enterprises.

"The Pioneer Accelerator Program couldn't have selected a better time to launch in Arizona," noted Cloves Campbell, Jr., owner and publisher of the Arizona Informant, which recently celebrated 50 years of recording Black history. "As the Black population has increased astronomically, so, too, has the number of Black businesses. The need for programs that can specifically assist our Black entrepreneurs is long overdue. Dr. Velma Trayham and her team are providing a service that will not only create more Black businesses in Arizona but will also stimulate the economy for all of Arizona!"

Companies that commit to diversity, equity and inclusion benefit broadly with financial growth, a more diverse and stable employee base, deeper diverse supply chain engagement, greater innovation and enhanced company reputation.

Applications for the Hybrid business accelerator will begin accepting applications Jan. 10, with a deadline of Feb 15. The program will kick off with orientation at ThinkZILLA's SkySong office on March 1.

Learn more: https://millionairemastermindacademy.org/entrepreneur-accelerator-program/

The 15-week program will cover branding, doing business with local government and corporations, funding a business for growth, sales and marketing, and more. In addition, it will provide mentorship and networking to expand entrepreneurial knowledge, connections, and opportunities with the aim of helping business owners and entrepreneurs acquire the skills and support they need to scale and succeed in Arizona.

This program is made possible by public and private partnerships. Founding sponsors for the Accelerator program include American Landmark, M&T Bank and Blaylock Van, LLC.

About the Millionaire Mastermind Academy:

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy was designed to empower Black women to overcome the challenges of economic instability through entrepreneurship and small business. The Millionaire Mastermind Academy educates women and support the growth of their small businesses, engages entrepreneurship to combat the threat of poverty and gender-based income disparities, and enhance local community economies.

For more information, please visit http://millionairemastermindacademy.org/.

About ThinkZILLA:

With its mission to increase economic impact through cultural diversity, ThinkZILLA helps organizations create a positive economic impact. ThinkZILLA supports clients interested in addressing inequities and realizing growth opportunities through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programming, while impacting the local community.

To learn more about ThinkZILLA visit https://ThinkZILLAconsulting.com/.

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"State of Black Business" report - (PDF) https://2301uj1nvlmrmp0ty21tpfxk-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/State-of-Black-Business-Report_small.pdf

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Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC22

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that the firm will host its annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. "Based on our amazing success last year and the demand for the content we produce, I am excited to announce our plans for next fall. #HousingDC22 will take place ahead of the critical midterm elections and will focus on the key policy and tech issues facing the industry. Importantly, our event will continue to feature the highest quality level of speakers that our audience expects from a Housing Finance Strategies produced event," said Faith Schwartz.

The returning support of #HousingDC22 sponsors is notable and a testament to the quality of the event. Caliber, FICO, FormFree, Freedom, Mr. Cooper and RiskSpan are Platinum sponsors. CoreLogic, LoanCare, Mortgage Connect and Notarize are Gold sponsors. And Black Knight, Depth PR and USMI are Silver sponsors.

"Faith and team have a track record of success and they are always on top of emerging issues, such as Climate Risk Scoring," said Bernadette Kogler, Co-founder & CEO of RiskSpan. Kogler went on to say, "With climate policy plans under development across the federal government, and the private sector already beginning to act, we see the implications to housing as paramount."

As to logistics, Suzanne Garwood, immediate past president of the Women in Housing & Finance Foundation noted: "The production quality of #HousingDC21 was remarkable. With over 1,600 registered housing industry leaders on board, I am excited about the prospects for growing that participation further with #HousingDC22!"

In addition to industry speakers, Schwartz intends to offer a political pundit's take ahead of the midterms and present the sought after Housing Champion award.

Make plans now to Save the Date: https://www.housingdc22.com/. Watch for more sponsor updates, key speaker announcements and event details to come.

Housing Finance Strategies was established by Faith Schwartz in 2016 as a professional services and advisory firm specializing in mortgage modernization, housing policy and legislative and regulatory affairs. Schwartz serves on a number of bank and fintech boards and has a lengthy record of hosting and moderating housing industry events. Schwartz has created and delivered multiple housing events and a number of national housing policy conferences.

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Plans Announced for a ‘People’s Remembrance’ of January 6 Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Light4America announced its "Fight Fire with Light" project begun November 20, 2021 to remember the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol with a citizen-led, nonpartisan, interfaith candlelight vigil the evening of January 6, 2022.

Vigil co-organizer David Searby said, "Let's unite peacefully as Americans on January 6 to say 'Never Again.' What better way to remember the divisive, horrific events of last January 6 than with a unifying, uplifting candlelight vigil? That's what we mean by 'Fight Fire with Light.'"

On December 20th, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans for "a full program of events" on January 6, 2022, including "a prayerful vigil in the evening." Responding to this news, Searby said "We applaud the decision for a broader effort to commemorate January 6. At the same time we believe there is a complementary need and an opportunity for a separate interfaith, nonpartisan event led by ordinary citizens to help heal the wounds of the Capitol attack. Ours will be a People's Remembrance event."

Co-organizer Corey Buckner said "We hope to create a model for silent, compelling witness this January 6 and every January 6 thereafter. Light4America welcomes people from all faith traditions - even nonbelievers."

Buckner and Searby last partnered on the racial justice dialogue project Trouble4Good. The rap artist, State Department cultural ambassador and nonprofit leader Anthony "Wordsmith" Parker also contributed his song writing and creative talents to that project. "At this special time of year, I'm happy Corey and David are supporting hope with Light4America," Parker said.

Organizers ask that you bring a battery candle to silently pray or meditate (the rules prohibit open flames). "We respect the law and our Capitol Police. Part of our January 6 program prayers will be to give thanks to the bravery and service of the Capitol Police last January 6," Buckner said.

Organizers will ensure compliance with all security requirements and will provide battery operated candles to the first 50 people who sign up to participate.

The 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. program (subject to change depending on Congressional plans) begins Lower Senate Park at 200 New Jersey Avenue NW (the park between Union Station and the US Senate) and includes interdenominational prayer and meditation, and singing "We Shall Overcome."

"We are singing because we shall overcome the hardness of heart and cynicism dividing Americans today," Buckner said.

Light4America will soon publish a cartoon from an Episcopal priest living in New York City and former animator with the educational video/short film series "SchoolHouse Rock." Schoolhouse Rock produced many memorable educational videos and film shorts over decades, including the iconic videos "Conjunction Junction" (1973) and "I'm Just a Bill" (1976).

To sign up, reserve your battery operated candle, or just request more information and possible program changes for January 6, 2022: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/light4america

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Share the Joy: The Holidays Have Arrived at Scientology Headquarters in the UK

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As 100,000 lights mark another holiday season and transform Saint Hill Castle and grounds into an enchanted kingdom, the Church of Scientology invites one and all to experience the magic of Saint hill in an episode of "Inside Scientology" on the Scientology Network.

Set amidst 100 acres of the ancient Ashdown Forest are the roots of a global religion. Welcome to Saint Hill. Here in Saint Hill Manor House, located at the Prime Meridian in the town of East Grinstead, England, Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard lived, worked and made pivotal breakthroughs in the spiritual technology of Scientology, while guiding it from a grassroots movement to a worldwide religion.

While Saint Hill Manor preserves the Church's origins, across the property a modern-day castle serves as a 21st-century church. Inspired by an 11th-century Norman fortress, the Saint Hill Castle was conceived and designed by Mr. Hubbard in the mid-1960s to accommodate the ever-growing numbers of those arriving at Saint Hill to study Scientology.

Gain insight into the life of the Founder of Scientology, explore the roots of a modern movement and visit a magical setting with "Inside Scientology: Saint Hill."

The original series "Inside Scientology" takes viewers behind the scenes of the Scientology religion, from its international spiritual headquarters and cutting-edge publishing houses to what happens on a typical day at a Church of Scientology and the meticulous work to preserve 75 million words of our Founder L. Ron Hubbard's religious writings and recordings for future generations.

The Scientology Network has been praised for shattering the paradigm of religious broadcasting, ushering in a new era that shows a religion in action, making the world better.

Since launching with a special episode featuring Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige, Scientology Network has been viewed in 240 countries and territories worldwide in 17 languages. Broadcast from Scientology Media Productions, the Church's global media center in Los Angeles, the Scientology Network is available on DIRECTV Channel 320 and can be streamed at Scientology.tv, on mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

Related link: https://www.scientology.org/

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Join the Magical Holiday Season: It’s all Happening in Clearwater – for the 28th Year

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Winter Wonderland has returned to downtown Clearwater, complete with Santa, rides, elves, and best of all, SNOW. The Church of Scientology invites visitors, no matter how far away, to experience the joy of the season on the Scientology Network with an episode on the woman who makes it all possible year after year in "Meet a Scientologist Pam Ryan-Anderson."

"My favorite part is the snow," said a 6-year-old visiting Winter Wonderland this year with her mom and her 5-year-old brother. "And Santa. And the Christmas Tree. And everything!"

This is the 28th year that the Church of Scientology and Clearwater Community Volunteers have created this family-friendly festival in downtown Clearwater. And it keeps getting better, from all accounts, thanks to Pam Ryan-Anderson.

Planning for the transformation of a grass-covered park into a magical Christmas village, with 77 decked-out trees, a petting zoo and, of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus, is a year-round volunteer project for Pam. More than 270,000 people have enjoyed the festivities at Winter Wonderland since it first started.

Admission to Winter Wonderland is free but guests are encouraged to bring a new toy or non-perishable food item for families in need. Beyond helping all those thousands of families build lifelong memories, Winter Wonderland holds an annual toy and food drive, which has distributed over 15 tons of donations to people in need. Pam's volunteer service has been recognized with a President's Lifetime Achievement Award.

"Meet a Scientologist" is an in-depth look into the lives of individual Scientologists from the frontiers of modern art, science, sports, entertainment and more. It is one of eight original series airing on the Scientology Network.

The network has also been praised for shattering the paradigm of religious broadcasting, ushering in a new era that shows a religion in action, making the world better.

Since launching with a special episode featuring Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige, Scientology Network has been viewed in 240 countries and territories worldwide in 17 languages. Broadcast from Scientology Media Productions, the Church's global media center in Los Angeles, the Scientology Network is available on DIRECTV Channel 320 and can be streamed at Scientology.tv, on mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

Learn more: https://www.scientology.tv/

Related link: https://www.scientology.org/

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East Bay New Year’s Eve 2021-2022 at San Ramon Marriott by Professionals Guild

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Professionals Guild (https://PGuild.com) announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. This East Bay New Year's Eve party includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom, as well as DJ Dancing with Mike Westerman in the Contra Costa Ballroom, where attendees can dance to their favorites.

VIP reserved seating and General Admission tickets are available. The party has multiple dance floors, and balloon decorations.

New Year's Eve Tickets may be purchased at: https://bestnewyears.eventbrite.com/?aff=s2p

"The Marriott is offering a wonderful deal for deluxe rooms on New Year's Eve," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild. A deluxe room is $129; a room and breakfast for two, $171. To get that rate for hotel rooms, one may book online via https://PGuild.com.

Room reservations can be booked online via PGuild.com by 12/30; after that one must call the Marriott at 800-228-9290 and ask for the New Year's Eve Party room block for 12/31/21. To get breakfast included, tell the Marriott agent the keyword "break" (short for breakfast).

New Year's Eve Party tickets need to be purchased separately from hotel rooms.

Casino Gaming is also included with party tickets. Please note that casino gaming is not gambling. There is no charge to play, and no money can be lost, but $100's in prizes are offered.

In addition, party attendees get two free drinks, a big balloon drop at midnight and a champagne toast followed by continued mingling and dancing.

A professional photographer is available to capture memories. A diverse mix of adults 18+ attends this event. Most are in their 30's, 40's, 50's, and 60's -- some younger, some older. Dress code: semi-formal to formal.

VIDEO (YouTube) "East Bay New Year's Eve Party at San Ramon Marriott": https://youtu.be/RA4qGwgkkmU

As per Contra Costa County's current regulations, be sure to bring proof of vaccination or proof of a negative Covid Test within the past 3 days of New Year's. Also, bring a mask and wear a mask except when eating or drinking.

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

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‘I FIL-AM POWERED’ Virtual Health and Wellness Summit on December 1-3, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Metro Washington DC (PACC-DC), in collaboration with Trainstation Philippines is spearheading a three-day virtual summit to promote health and wellness on December 1-3 at 6 p.m. EST entitled, "I FIL-AM POWERED." Says PACC-DC PRO, Olma Inocentes, "The title is a play at Fil-Am, short for Filipino-American, and empowerment because we believe that focusing on health and wellness promotes and supports personal growth, leading to self-empowerment. The summit is open to everybody. Health and wellness are universal concerns and ultimately, a global undertaking. But we need to start somewhere and where better to start than ourselves, our family and our community?"

Pre-pandemic, many people may not have been serious about their health and wellness, preferring to roll the dice with unhealthy life choices. Now, it's acknowledged as an important tool to promote longevity and has, in fact, surfaced as a necessity in the current pandemic reality.

Realizing the truth of that moved PACC-DC to organize this event with the help of Trainstation Philippines, a motivational training company. The Summit is host to an inspiring line-up of speakers and performers spread over the three-day event. Each day is themed - Day 1 for Mind, Day 2 for Body and Day 3 for Spirit, and will feature speakers from different sectors, including doctors, coaches, fitness trainers, culinary chefs and businesspeople. Join a community of thought leaders, influencers and practitioners to create a movement that positively impacts the lives of millions worldwide!

December 1: MIND

Neuro - The Brain * Panic and Emotional Hijack * The Emotional, Logical and Social Brain * The Organizing Principle of the Brain * Linguistics: Words * The Story in Your Head * Programming Our Defaults * Empowered to be CHAMPS - Connection, Have Fun, Attention Training, Physical Movement, Sleep Optimization * Mental Health * Brain:Mind Talk

December 2: BODY

Body Movement * Being the Best Version of You * Diet and Nutrition * Dental Care * Mentimeter Activity * General Health Care * Heart to Heart * COVID 19 and Vaccine updates

December 3: SPIRIT

Thriving Amidst Challenges * Spirit of Resilience and Courage * Fighting Spirit: Mental and Emotional Agility * Flourishing Spirit: Empowered From Within * Gratitude - Devi Prayer * Round Table: The Spirit of the Filipino * Round Table: Values & Community * Round Table: Grit and Flourishing in a Changing World * Breathing and Relaxation Techniques

From PACC-DC president Michael San Juan, "We are very excited about our virtual health and wellness summit on Dec 1-3. We expect to get a lot of health information and wellness tips from our speakers. Raffle prizes are also at stake and there will be musical entertainment featuring SNRG, a popular mixed hip-hop and R&B band, rapper EZ Mil, Janice Javier of The Voice Philippines, local favorite Katrina Manabat, singer-songwriter JayR and singer-actress Geneva Cruz.

Sponsored by George Mason Mortgage LLC, Avalon In-Home Nursing and Rehabilitation, BrightStar Care, The Medical Team and Enterprise Solutions, Inc. Sponsorship packages are still available. Please visit our website at https://www.pacc-dc.org/.

Tickets may be purchased at https://bit.ly/paccdc-filampowered. You can choose which day you want to attend, or you can join all three days.

PACC-DC is on its 28th year of service to its members and the community, and its vision is to further grow that presence in the DMV area. It is committed to develop programs and events that have a positive impact on the business community and to foster community outreach initiatives that benefit the entire region.

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VIDEO (YouTube): https://youtu.be/drUa1m4fccE

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AJ’s Feeds the Community this Thanksgiving 2021

DESTIN, Fla. -- For the sixth year, AJ's on the Bayou, will host a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Last year, the waterfront restaurant served close to 1,000 meals. "We open up our doors to everyone, to ensure that no one is alone or hungry for the holiday," says Keith Waters, Director of Operations for AJ's.

AJ's Thanksgiving feast will feature time-honored classics such as turkey, ham, stuffing, turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, cranberry relish, garden salad, dinner rolls, and assortment of pies.

"We have expanded our outreach to include our sister store in Grayton Beach, this will be their second year," adds Waters. "We are open to everyone, and invite the community to join our AJ's family on this day, to give thanks. While there is absolutely no charge, donations will be accepted from those capable of making them."

Alan Laird, the Owner of AJ's says, "We want to give back to those that may not have the means to celebrate Thanksgiving. We also want to provide a gathering place for those who don't have anyone with which to share the holiday meal or for those who simply want to celebrate with their neighbors. This is our way to thank the community that provides for us and our families, each and every day."

Reservations are not accepted, and diners will be served on a first come basis. AJ's Grayton Beach will open their doors from 12 p.m. till 5 p.m. to serve Thanksgiving dinner, then join us for family Karaoke starting at 6 p.m.

All donations received from both Thanksgiving feast will benefit Kids on the Coast Foundation. Donations will be used to assist local high school youth this upcoming holiday season. Kids on the Coast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports various charities that provide assistance and give support to local children and youth.

For more information, please contact our Special Events and Promotions department: Rachael Green at info@ajs-destin.com or 850-259-2057.

LEARN MORE AT: https://ajsgrayton.com/ and https://www.ajsonthebayou.com/

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The Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale welcome special guests David E. Talbert, Bill Rogers, and Drew Tablak at the Holiday POPS Spectacular!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces director David E. Talbert, voice actor Bill Rogers, and singer Drew Tablak as special guests for the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif., and will include two world premieres: A musical suite from the movie "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," and a new work for narrator and orchestra based on music from the motion picture "Elf" titled "How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas."

Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, Music Director Victor Pesavento, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale in welcoming the following guests!

Having written, directed, and produced 14 national stage productions, 5 blockbuster studio films, and 3 best-selling novels, David E. Talbert is one the industry's most creative minds and brilliant forces. Talbert's most recent work, his twenty year passion project, Netflix's "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," skyrocketed to international acclaim, premiering in 191 countries, and translated into 32 languages. Shortlisted by the Oscars and voted by Rotten Tomatoes as the Best Reviewed Family film of 2020, this groundbreaking musical extravaganza boasts a who's who list of Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy winners, featuring a sweet and soaring score by the maestro John Debney.

About John Debney's score early in "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," Talbert told Maestro Fox, "Debney threw in these strings in this beautiful suite that got us into Jangle's, and that really got the party started. It was this orchestral [music] mixing with this African vibe... We wanted to have this orchestral bottom, but give them this sense of royalty."

Drew Tablak's critically acclaimed vocal ability and performance versatility has given him the privilege to perform all over the world. A graduate from Azusa Pacific University with his degree is Voice Performance, he has had the honor of being a guest soloist for the Long Beach Pops Symphony Orchestra, The Premier Chorale of Los Angeles, The Pacific Symphony, The Orange County Symphony and The Golden State Pops. He has been a soloist at Carnegie Hall and has also made guest appearances on Glee and on American Horror Story. He was also a featured guest on the Emmy nominated PBS special, "Songs Of A Lifetime."

An accomplished a cappella singer and in-demand clinician, Drew has worked with multiple winners of the Sing Off, Take 6, numerous other collegiate and professional groups, and currently sings with the world famous group M-Pact. Working for Disney Entertainment, he has performed in a number of various shows, recording studios, and live concerts.

He was the soloist at the ground breaking ceremony for Disneyland Shanghai and was recently privileged to be the soloist for the Disney Candlelight Processional. He currently works in the world famous Dapper Dans, and proudly sang with The Mad T Party Band and the illustrious Voices of Liberty. Drew had a successful run as Mary Sunshine in the musical Chicago at the Hollywood Bowl, directed by Brooke Shields and also toured with It Gets Better the Musical, a project dedicated to the prevention of bullying and suicide. Drew has also released A Holiday record, "What Christmas Means To Me," as well as being featured on numerous other recording projects. He proudly owns the Drew Tablak Vocal Studio.

Bill Rogers is a Southern California-based Voice Actor who narrates TV shows like: "Strange," "Most Haunted In America," and National Geographic's "The Shadow Wolves." If you're being trained for automotive dealership work, his "here's the straight line" voice is there to show you "the ropes." Bill talks to doctors, dentists, veterinarians, and other medical pros... for sales and training plus new advancements in medicine. If your travel includes airlines, he talks about destinations and lifestyles. Bill is also a busy commercial voice with clients around the world.

Tickets range from $27 to $75. Visit www.GSPO.com or call 310-433-8774 for more information and to purchase your tickets today.

The Holiday Pops Spectacular tradition returns with joyous music and a festive atmosphere to put you in the holiday spirit. Maestro Steven Allen Fox, and choir director, Maestra Marya Basaraba, invite you to join the fun. The evening will include special guests, incredible music performed by the entertaining GSPO and GSPO Chorale, and even a little snow. Including a Suite from the Netflix holiday hit, "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey" (world premiere), "How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas" (world premiere), three songs from "Home Alone," Suite from "Polar Express," "O Holy Night," "God Bless Us Everyone," "A Christmas Sing-Along," "In the Bleak Midwinter" and "Silent Night."

With a driving mission to create, develop and present innovative and fresh orchestral concerts, the Golden State Pops Orchestra (GSPO) is quickly becoming nationally known as a pioneer in providing quality film music with a second life on the concert stage, in productions that absorb audiences from beginning to end. The orchestra performs a wide variety of musical repertoire, including classical, Broadway, pop music and even video game soundtracks. However, the primary focus of the GSPO remains film music, a specialty of the orchestra since its founding in 2002.

The orchestra is composed of professional freelance musicians from around the Los Angeles area and operates under a Metropolitan Agreement with the American Federation of Musicians, Local 47. One of GSPO's core values is the continuous advancement of our artistic capacity and production values, while maintaining a focus on high-quality performance. We work constantly to build even more relationships with composers and entertainment industry professionals, and to bring our unique brand of entertainment to world-renowned venues throughout Southern California.

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ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit at 2021 ASNT Annual Conference

TRAVERSE City, Mich. -- For the ninth consecutive year, ViewTech Borescopes continues to exhibit their line of video borescopes at The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Annual Conference. With the 2021 ASNT Annual Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center, ViewTech will be exhibiting at booth 707 from November 15 - 17, 2021.

Representing ViewTech Borescopes, Sales Consultant Chris Courtright will have the VJ-3 2.2mm, VJ-3 2.8mm, VJ-3 Dual Camera, and VJ-3 Ultraviolet (UV) video borescope featured for attendees to trial. The ViewTech VJ-3 UV video borescope is commonly used for liquid penetrant testing (PT) by NDT Level I, Level II, and Level III professionals.

With the 2020 ANST Annual Conference held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ViewTech is excited to reconnect and network with nondestructive testing (NDT) specialists seeking remote visual inspection equipment for visual testing (VT). ViewTech is expecting many attendees to take advantage of their no-cost, no-obligation demo offer, allowing companies to trial an inspection borescope at their own facility.

VJ-3 Video Borescope

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com

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