Greensboro GA Roofing Contractor, Braswell Construction Group, Receives 2020 Owens Corning Roofer Product Excellence Award

Best Roofing Company of Greensboro GA, Braswell Construction Group, honored with the 2020 Platinum Preferred ‘Product Excellence’ Award for their industry-leading contributions to the roofing category

GREENSBORO, GA / ACCESSWIRE / October 21, 2020 / Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor, Braswell Construction Group (BCG), was once again recently honored with the 2020 Platinum Preferred Product Excellence Award for their industry-leading contributions to the roofing category. This industry recognition reflects BCG’s continued focus on bringing a results-oriented, customer-driven methodology to running their business and delivering trustworthy, reliable work with superior customer service for their customers. This award commends BCG’s ongoing commitment to education, training, and roofing industry product knowledge. The ‘Product Excellence’ recognition awarded to Braswell Construction Group distinguishes them from their competitors by acknowledging their excellence in overall System Selling performance for America’s number one most trusted and recognized roofing brand, Owens Corning.

Chris Braswell, founder and owner of

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Victory Square Technologies Portfolio Company Receives Approval for Sale & Distribution of …

  • Victory Square Health received CE from EU competent authority of Belgium for Safetest 15 Minute Rapid Test antibody test for distribution, sale, and usage throughout the European Union on October 16, 2020
  • The Safetest 15 Minute Covid-19 Rapid Test has a 96.6% Sensitivity, and can confirm whether one is currently infected with the virus causing Covid-19 or whether one was infected before and was unaware of the infection
  • Over 4.5 million Covid-19 cases and 198,886 deaths reported in the EU / EEA as of October 17, 2020
  • This Safetest Covid-19 Rapid Test approval now enables Victory Square Health to distribute throughout the 27 countries and 446M inhabitants, which make up the European Union
  • This EU approval for the Safetest 15 Minute Rapid Test is in addition to the Company’s proprietary Elisa test approval issued by the EU / EEA on September 14, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE

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Vuzix Receives Follow-On Order from US Defense Contractor to Further Develop Customized Waveguide-based Optics Engine

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced it has received a follow-on order from a major US defense contractor to further develop a customized waveguide-based head worn AR Display Engine. This order represents the second phase of this development effort, which was first announced in March 2020. Phase 2 will generate additional non-recurring engineering (NRE) revenue in the lower six figure range for Vuzix over the coming months. with potentially further NREs in subsequent phases before a possible customer acceptance of a final product design that could lead to an eventual production program.

“We are very pleased with the progress we continue to make with this major US defense contractor as we pursue a production opportunity with them,” said Paul Travers, President and CEO of

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Global Eagle Receives Court Approval for Sale

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (“Global Eagle” or the “Company”), a leading provider of media, content, connectivity and data analytics to mobility end-markets across air, sea and land, today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the sale of substantially all of the Company’s assets to a group comprising the Company’s first-lien investors (the “Investor Group”). As a result of the sale, Global Eagle will reduce its total debt by approximately $475 million and obtain significant additional liquidity, positioning it to continue driving long-term innovation and growth.

As previously announced, the Investor Group comprises Apollo Global Management, Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Arbour Lane Capital Management, L.P., Mudrick Capital Management, Sound Point Capital Management, Carlyle Group, or one or more of their respective affiliates, and certain funds and accounts under management by BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., among others.

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Waterloo receives $3.4 million to address lead paint in low-income homes | News


J.R. Wolff removes an old window from a home at 724 Reber Ave. in Waterloo in 2018. The home was part of a lead paint abatement project using a federal grant through the Waterloo Community Development Board.

Brandon Pollock

WATERLOO — The city is receiving nearly $3.4 million in federal funds to address lead paint and safety hazards in low-income homes.

The award will be presented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at a Thursday morning ceremony at City Hall, according to a news release. City officials, medical workers and social service providers will use the money to address lead issues in more than 100 housing units.

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The news release said the efforts will provide “safer homes for low and very low-income families with children.” Children can be poisoned by chewing lead surfaces, eating paint chips or

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City receives $1.4 million HUD grant for lead abatement in low-income households

Jeff Barron
| Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

LANCASTER – The city on Wednesday received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development to remove lead and other hazards from 60 low-income households with children under 6.

“We are very happy that a smaller city got some recognition and got some benefit,” Mayor David Scheffler said. “We’re very happy that we can help 60 homes in Lancaster and the surrounding county.”

Lancaster was one of only four Ohio cities to received funding. Toledo will receive $5.7 million Cincinnati will get $3.5 million and Hamilton County will get $2 million, for a total of $12.6 million going to the state in total.

All told, HUD is giving out $165 million to 44 state and local governments in 23 states. The money is from its Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction grant program. 

Of the city’s grant, $1 million comes from that

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