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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid's Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid's Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

Empowering Women in Finance: Financial Women of San Francisco Announces Scholarship Winners

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names ten students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2024 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.

Top Female Sports Executive, Lisa Pantages of the San Francisco Giants, Named FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Lisa Pantages as the FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Pantages is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Giants. FWSF is particularly excited to award the organization's highest honor to a female sports executive, a sector which FWSF has not previously recognized.

Mountain View Welcomes the Launch of Nibav Lifts Showroom

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nibav Home Lifts, a leading provider of innovative elevator solutions, proudly announces the launch of its new showroom in the heart of Mountain View. This marks a significant step for the company in its commitment to serving the community with cutting-edge mobility solutions.

Nibav Lifts expands its Presence to San Francisco, Pioneering Air-driven Vertical Transportation Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nibav Lifts USA, a leading home elevator company, is thrilled to announce its expansion into the vibrant city of San Francisco, California. This strategic move signifies a momentous leap for the company as it extends its presence into one of the most dynamic and architecturally significant cities in the United States.

A PAGA Victory to Bring in the New Year: Trial Court Holds LWDA Responsible for Prevailing Employer’s Costs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Last week a trial court in Alameda County entered an order permitting Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. to recover nearly $125,000 in costs from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA). Hobby Lobby incurred these costs during six years of hard-fought litigation involving claims brought under California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), CDF Labor Law LLP announced today.

The Comedians with Disabilities Act makes its debut at SF Sketchfest at the Alameda Comedy Club!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) debuted in 2010 and has been going strong since. February 1, 2024 at the Alameda Comedy Club CWDA will make its SF Sketchfest debut. CWDA is a collection of comedians with disabilities, both seen and unseen. It was the brainchild of comedian Michael O'Connell. Michael passed away in 2016, but his comedy troupe lives on. Michael's legacy allows comedians with disabilities to develop their voices to receptive audiences across the country.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International Selects Two Bay Area Women to Receive Business and Mentorship Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is thrilled to announce the grant winners of their inaugural 2023 Female Entrepreneurship Grant and Mentorship program: Stephanie de la Cruz of De La Creamery in Oakland and Wendy Lieu of Socola Chocolatier in San Francisco.

Bay Area New Year’s Eve 2023-2024 by Professionals Guild and The Society of Single Professionals

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Professionals Guild and the Society of Single Professionals announced a Bay Area New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the Chicken Pie Shop and bar in Walnut Creek on Dec. 31, 2023. This East Bay New Year's Eve party includes an optional New Year's Eve Dinner, DJ dancing, a Balloon Drop, and a Champagne Toast followed by more dancing.

Introducing PRToolFinder Community: The first Dedicated Online Hub for PR Tools and Consultation

MARTINEZ, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- PRToolFinder announced the official launch of its new membership-based platform, PRToolFinder Community. The innovative platform builds upon the PRToolFinder database with the addition of a PR Consultant Directory and Forum functionality to help connect PR consultants and business leaders seeking assistance.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

Emerging Neurotechnology Startups to Present at 2023 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that several promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2023 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 6-7. The 23rd annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.

Nandita Bakhshi to Join Teresa Bryce Bazemore in Conversation at Financial Women of San Francisco’s Annual Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today announced that Nandita Bakhshi, Special Advisor and Board Member at BMO Financial Group and Former CEO of Bank of the West, will be the guest moderator as FWSF honors Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, at the 2023 Financial Woman of the Year luncheon in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Culture Wine Co. Launches to Enhance Representation of South African Wine In The United States

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Culture Wine Co. launches today as the sole importer, wholesaler, e-commerce retailer and wine club in the United States dedicated exclusively to the wines of South Africa. The goal? To drastically increase the representation and import-value of South African wine in the United States.

2023 SOMM Olympics Spotlights Rising Wine Talent and Supports Educational Scholarships for Students in Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On Saturday, November 11th from 3:30-8pm, San Francisco Wine School invites the public to join their 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction featuring their signature Somm Olympics event benefiting the Glancy Wine Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to wine & hospitality professionals from diverse communities demonstrating financial need.

Silicon Valley High School Senior Works to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Research through AI

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Manasvi Pinnaka is a senior at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA. She's also the founder and CEO of Nysha.ai, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Pinnaka's goals are to create awareness about this disease in all races and ethnicities while empowering and educating students to explore the world of AI research to advance the finding of a cure for the disease.

Two Japanese Whiskys from Asaka Distillery win Silver and Double Gold Medals at the 2023 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The 2023 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition awarded its coveted Double Gold Medal to Asaka Distillery's Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Aril Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Cask Reserve, and a Silver Medal to Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Bourbon Cask Reserve, Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated announced today.

World Open Water Swimming Association’s Final Review: Nyad’s 2013 Cuba to Florida Swim Ratification Denied

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.

iTop Data Recovery 4: Optimized Scanning Unleashes Enhanced File Recovery with 99% Success Rate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- iTop has rolled out the latest version of iTop Data Recovery, setting a new standard in file recovery with its remarkable 99% success rate. This new version empowers users to effortlessly recover deleted, formatted, or lost files, showcasing cutting-edge scanning algorithms that expedite the process. iTop Data Recovery 4 also introduces a redesigned user interface for a smoother experience and faster speed.

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Movie on Netflix – The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Welcomes 2023-2024 Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) will induct 18 members from the 2023-2024 nomination period, bringing total membership for the chapter to nearly 150. The inductees come from a broad range of professions including chefs, winemakers, wine writers, educators, publicists, and photographers, adding depth and breadth to the organization's demographics and strengthening its foundation.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Names Ana Keller as President and Adds New Board Member Peter Andrews

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonoma vintner Ana Keller as its new board President and the addition of importer Peter Andrews as a new board member. Founding President Cheryl Halloran will remain on the board in her role as Fundraising Chair.

GridBright partners with WindSim Power Inc. to implement next-generation Dynamic Line Rating (DLR) solutions at Avangrid, demonstrating approaches for FERC 881 compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Every US transmission owner is looking for the best approach to implement FERC 881 by July 2025. GridBright, WindSim Power, and Avangrid are partnering to implement WindSim Power's non-contact, advanced transmission line monitoring system to increase resiliency and reliability, reduce grid congestion, and provide real-time data that could aid in more renewable energy resources into the New York State electrical grid and validate it as an option for FERC 881 compliance.

iTop Easy Desktop 2 – Powerful Desktop Organization Freeware with ChatAI Robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- iTop today announced the release of the newest version of its lightweight freeware iTop Easy Desktop, a powerful tool to auto-organize and customize Windows desktops. The latest version brings a brand new experience by adding trendy wallpaper stocks and an optimized ChatAI search tool.

Nomis Solutions hires Amy Chase as Senior Vice President of Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced that client success veteran Amy Chase has been tapped as Senior Vice President of Services. Chase will be responsible for leading implementations of Nomis Solutions and delivering ongoing services to existing clients.

Sequoia Real Estate Launches Partnership Program to Support Agent Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Sequoia Real Estate just launched a new partnership program and KeyOpp Real Estate is its first affiliate partner. The program happened somewhat organically as it was in response to one of their agents looking to leverage her experience to grow a company.

Empowered Aging Announces the ‘See Me. Hear Me.’ Campaign in Recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Month

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, Leading Bay Area nonprofit, Empowered Aging announces the launch of their Elder Abuse Awareness campaign, 'See Me. Hear Me.™' This movement is designed to shed light on the vulnerability of older adults and adults with disabilities living in long-term care facilities and in the community. For the month of June, the organization will be sharing stories of the people behind the cases that the Empowered Aging team takes on while preserving privacy.

iTop Screen Recorder 4: Effortlessly Record Screen and Create Pro-looking Videos

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- iTop announced the launch of its newest version of iTop Screen Recorder, a full-featured PC screen recording software that captures high-quality screen video, and makes video creation easier for everyone. The latest version added teleprompter, advanced webcam recording options and other applicable features, allowing users to record and create stylish videos in an incredibly simple way.

Eleven Bay Area Women Win 2023 Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names eleven students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2023 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.

Nomis Solutions Joins FIS Emerald 2023 as Silver Sponsor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announces its sponsorship of the FIS Emerald 2023 Conference, which will be held May 15-18 at Walt Disney World resorts in Orlando, Fla., hosted by FIS Global, a global leader in financial services technology.

Teresa Bryce Bazemore, Inspiring Leader of FHLBank San Francisco, Named FWSF Financial Woman of the Year 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Teresa Bryce Bazemore as the FWSF 2023 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Bazemore is the President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, whose mission is to provide its members with reliable access to low-cost liquidity, essential financial services and expertise, and resources for affordable housing and economic development.

Pleasanton Unified School District (CA) Selects Synergy SIS

PLEASANTON, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) to replace its current system from Aequitas for its K-12 student data management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration hosted on Edupoint's AWS Cloud Hosting platform.

DeepAI, The First Online Text-To-Image Generator, Sees Tenfold User Growth in the Last Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Kevin Baragona, founder and CEO of DeepAI, an online and API accessible AI (artificial intelligence) service that gives everyone the opportunity to use new AI technology to generate custom images, relevant content and more, has shown 10x user growth over the past year.

The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Now Accepting New Member Nominations and Applications for 2023-2024 Induction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is now accepting new membership applications through May 31, 2023, with the aim of furthering its mission to support and nurture the next generation of women leaders in the food, fine beverage, and hospitality industries.