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Chandler, AZ Author Publishes Memoir of Her Life

Face the Music & Dance, a new book by G. Raine, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.




About the Author
G. Raine grew up on Long Island feeling a strong sense of pride not only for her family with its New York roots dating back at least four generations, but also its worthy history. So it was, on a winter day in 1966, the very day after her wedding, she left it behind. Upon landing at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport, she and her new husband began their life’s journey. Possessing an innate love of aviation herself, together they were destined to share exciting challenges, especially upon his graduation from pilot training. When his commitment to the US Air Force was later fulfilled, instead of returning home to NY, fate took them further away. San Diego became their home, as her husband resumed his flying career with a West Coast favorite, Pacific Southwest Airlines.

As a writer for their newspaper in high school and college, she hoped to continue as a journalist after graduation. Although postponing that dream for her growing family, she continued to write and was later published in a well-known New England newspaper.

Maintaining a busy life at home, she remained open to volunteer for various causes. One of her most gratifying roles was to help raise funds over a thirteen-year period for United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego. With beauty-in-a-case, representing a well-known cosmetic company, she later moved on to share a cache of life lessons encouraging women-at-risk in shelters in CA and AZ.

Acknowledging her spirit and tenacity in the face of daunting challenges following her divorce, this her first book, may prove to be one of her most notable accomplishments.

Face the Music & Dance is a 192-page paperback with a retail price of $16.00 (eBook $11.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6366-1173-0. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Randallstown, MD Author Publishes Collection of Poetry

From the Heart: Unlocked & Unplugged, Vol. 1, a new book by Jon Graham, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

A heartfelt collection of poetry written over the course of a decade, From the Heart: Unlocked & Unplugged, Vol. 1 encompasses the whirlwind of emotions we all feel sometimes-from love and heartache, to self-confidence (or lack thereof), and what it means to reach for what we want most in life. Experience these emotions through the eyes of the author, as he grows and matures with his work.

About the Author
Jon Graham, a former basketball player with both Penn State and the University of Maryland, grew up in the Baltimore area. He enjoys working out and staying fit because health is wealth. Graham uses poetry as an emotional release, which keeps his mind healthy and fit. He also absolutely loves the beach; summer isn’t summer without the ocean. With a mind filled with confidence, and a heart filled with faith, Graham believes there is nothing you can’t do.

From the Heart: Unlocked & Unplugged, Vol. 1 is a 106 -page paperback with a retail price of $12.00 (eBook $7.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6491-3386-1. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Salt Lake City, UT Author Publishes Fantasy Thriller Novel

Genome, a new book by Amy Hansen, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

A woman wakes up in the forest not knowing who or where she is. She hurts, is hungry, and does not remember what happened to her. Slowly, words and people flood her brain. Her name is Claire, and she’s lost in a strange place with a danger she does not understand. When she is discovered by a band of strangers, they are immediately distrustful of her, and the feeling is mutual. These people have been living off the grid to avoid creatures known as “Hybrids” the government has created. Through her captivity, flashbacks reveal Claire’s true identity and purpose. Dark and sinister motives outline the story of her past and ultimate abandonment. With Hybrids on the prowl, Claire must now discover her past in order to save her future.

About the Author
Amy Hansen lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and three children. She’s an avid reader and loves photography, camping, and her cat Salem. Amy is also currently working at a gene editing company based in Utah. This is Amy’s first novel.

To learn more about the author and Genome check them out on social media:

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Genome is a 182-page hardback with a retail price of $23.00 (eBook $18.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6480-4011-5. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Three Winning Ways to Motivate Yourself into Losing Weight | Tony Quinn

Losing Weight Fast Losing weight takes motivation and when it comes to personal issues such as body image and weight loss, the motivating reasons can vary greatly from person to person. The only true way to succeed in losing weight is motivation.

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DUBLINJuly 9, 2021PRLogKeep your eyes on the positives in any situation

If you want to stay motivated, do not dwell on the negatives. That means you should compose a list of all the things you like about yourself, both inside and out. Most of us do not think about all the good things about our bodies, so if you practice this little assignment, chances are that you are going to feel better about yourself. You need to feel positive in order to keep those motivation levels up in your weight loss plan.

It takes practice to keep your mental focus on the positives. Being down on yourself is detrimental to your success. Besides your primary objective of losing weight, focus on the other benefits of exercise and a healthy diet such as living a longer life, fewer trips to the doctor, more energy, and more self-confidence. Knowing all of the other positive aspects that are a part of your weight loss goals is important too and a great motivation lifter.

Set goals so that you have a focus on Losing Weight

Without a particular goal, you cannot get motivated enough to even try. If you are not thinking about the reasons why you are exercising and dieting, your mind will start to work against you. Write down your ultimate goal first. In addition, write down mini-goals, little milestones that you can work at to achieve one step at a time. When you have those little steps, each time you reach one, you will feel more confident and motivated. The hardest part is accepting that it may take a little longer to reach a step than it was before.

By thinking positively about yourself and how far you have already come is usually motivation enough to get you past those hurdles of self-doubt. If not, review your goals. Perhaps, they need to be re-modified based on your new circumstances. That is the beauty of setting goals … they can be re-written.

There are also a few ideas you can implement to help you keep your eyes on the ultimate prize. Talk with your family and friends and let them know your weight loss goals. Join an online support group or even one near you. Sharing your goals makes them more real and will make you feel more motivated to do good to “show” all the people supporting you that you can do it and that you are a winner.

Check out our weight loss video today and see how the Super You Programme could work for you

It’s back! The 8th Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk will be held IN-PERSON on Sept. 11

The annual walk in Seaside Heights, hosted by HOPE Sheds Light and RAFTS, will provide hope and support to families at the Jersey Shore that are impacted by substance use disorder.

Celebration of HOPE Walk will be held in-person.

Celebration of HOPE Walk will be held in-person.

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J.July 8, 2021PRLog — Mark your calendars! HOPE Sheds Light, Inc. (HSL) and Recovery Advocates for the Shore, Inc. (RAFTS) will host their 8th Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk IN-PERSON at the Seaside Heights Boardwalk on Saturday, September 11, 2021! At the Celebration of HOPE Walk, the community can come together to learn about substance use disorder, celebrate recovery and provide hope to those affected. “Those impacted by substance use disorder typically don’t know where to turn for help,” said Pamela Capaci, CEO of HOPE Sheds Light, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating families on the disease of substance use disorder. “Our walk offers them a community of support.”

Now in its eighth year, walk participants can create teams online by visiting “Each team is encouraged to have at least four members and to set a fundraising goal to participate in our walk challenge,” said Capaci. “The team that raises the most funds for HOPE Sheds Light will be recognized at the event and prizes will be given to the top three fundraising teams.”

Since its inception, the two-mile walk has grown each year in size and awareness. In previous

years, nearly 2,000 participants joined HOPE Sheds Light in spreading their message of recovery at the Celebration of HOPE Walk. “It is just so powerful to see our community come together to provide hope for those suffering from this epidemic,” said Capaci.

Earlier this year, to expand its services, capacity and reach even further in the state, HSL announced its partnership with RAFTS. Similar to HSL, RAFTS Inc. is a non-profit, non-clinical, peer-based recovery community organization providing support and resources to individuals and families impacted by substance use and related disorders. RAFTS is based in Monmouth County.

Together, HSL and RAFTS will offer resources at the walk for family members and friends of those dealing with addiction and substance misuse. The event will also highlight inspirational speakers, a Tree of HOPE to remember those who were lost, onsite vendors, face painting for the kids, music, a 50/50 raffle and more. “It’s a celebration of recovery,” said Capaci. “We’re always hearing about the negatives of the disease. But by bringing hope and education to the community, we support each other and those affected. We show that recovery is possible.”

Walk registration starts at 8 a.m. on September 11th on the Hiering Avenue beach in Seaside Heights. A registration fee of $10 is required to participate (includes a free t-shirt). To learn more or register, visit “The message our founders wish to share with you is that help is nearby, and families can recover together,” Capaci said. “Come down and walk with us. Hope is here for you.”

About HOPE Sheds Light, Inc.

HOPE Sheds Light, Inc. is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 46-3910504) that is supported by friends and families directly affected by substance use disorder and found recovery through continuous love, support and understanding. The mission of HSL is to raise awareness and educate individuals, families and the community about the impact of substance use disorder by having the courage to share personal experiences and offer strength, wisdom, hope and resources that lead to positive community change and long-term recovery. To learn more or to donate, please visit

About Recovery Advocates for the Shore

Recovery Advocates for the Shore, Inc. (RAFTS) is a non-profit, non-clinical, peer-based recovery community organization providing support and resources to individuals and families impacted by substance use and related disorders. To learn more, visit

L-Tron to Exhibit OSCR360 Courtroom Presentation Software at National District Attorney Summit

District Attorney in the courtroom

District Attorney in the courtroom

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.July 8, 2021PRLog — L-Tron is pleased to announce that their team will be exhibiting at the National District Attorney Association’s (NDAA) Summer Summit in Virginia Beach, VA. The Summit, “Seeking Justice and Serving Communities,” will occur from July 18-20 at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

At the Summit, L-Tron team members Alexandra Myers and Julianne Pangal will be in attendance and sharing L-Tron’s OSCR360 Courtroom Presentation Software with District Attorneys. OSCR360 was purpose-built from the voice of law enforcement officers, jurors and prosecutors. OSCR captures 360-degree floor-to-ceiling photographs of a crime scene, then, users can tie all digital evidence together and provide context to the scene and where evidence was found. In the courtroom, Prosecutors present the case in a compelling, virtual walkthrough. Currently being used by agencies across the country, OSCR has assisted in achieving justice in high-profile cases, including the Craig Rideout trial. During this trial, OSCR was used to connect four suspects and over seven hundred pieces of evidence to the crime scenes involved in the case.

Alexandra Myers, OSCR360 ( Account Manager, enjoys traveling around the country, both in-person and virtually, to meet with prosecutors and law enforcement teams. Julianne Pangal is L-Tron’s Marketing Manager, specializing in managing public relations and publishing educational content for the public safety community. Myers and Pangal will be available at the L-Tron booth from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM on Monday, July 19 and from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Tuesday, July 20.

“L-Tron is excited to sponsor the NDAA Summit this month,” says Julianne Pangal. “Alex and I look forward to connecting with prosecutors and investigators from the region during our time in Virginia Beach. If you haven’t seen OSCR360 in action, we suggest you stop by and try using the system yourself – it is truly a game-changer for investigators and in the courtroom.”

Additional Information:

The Summit, which is offered to prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, plans to focus on “Strategies to Address Violent Crime and Advancing Diversionary and Alternative Dispositioning Programming.” The overall goal of the event is to educate, share information, and provide networking opportunities for attendees, equipping them to better serve their communities. Register for the Summit here:

About L-Tron Corporation

L-Tron has partnered with thousands of public sector organizations nationwide for over two decades. We proudly “Back the Blue” and aim to help law enforcement and prosecutors serve justice in our communities. Founded in 1975, L-Tron focuses on voice of customer solutions by collaborating closely with the industries we serve to deliver the solutions they need to be successful.

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