NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Megan White Mukuria, founder of ZanaAfrica, is the latest recipient of the Adelina Award, a prize awarded for exemplary accomplishment in the areas of humanitarian assistance, environmental improvement, education reform, sustainability, and disaster relief, according to John Toomey, Eula Laki and Lydia Ramos of Friends Beyond Borders and the World Mind Network, co-chairs of the Awards Committee.
BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Burbank’s own self-confessed housewife by day and stripper by night author, A.A. Jones was recently acknowledged as a 2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner in the ‘Relationships’ category for her memoir, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869). The award ceremony was held in Miami, Fla.
PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ’2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.’ The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.
PALM DESERT, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California (FBBN) today announced that Irwin Golds, long time Coachella Valley banking and business executive has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., a leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that their retail store has been granted membership in the prestigious American Gem Society. Recognized for the success of their first retail store, and for a continued reputation for excellence in the domestic and international jewelry market, Whiteflash joins an organization comprised of some of the finest jewelers in the world.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today the expansion of its pioneering cyber intelligence services used to methodically and systematically collect, organize and analyze data. Treadstone 71 integrates, evaluates, and interprets information from all data sources delivering a range of opportunities and recommendations key to decision making.
CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia announced today that Craig Bettmann has joined Cogensia as Vice President, Client Solutions and Joel Schiltz has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Client Solutions.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christmastime brings the warm waft of evergreens in the air. But for anyone who has ever stacked a six-foot Fraser Fir on the roof of a car, sometimes the transporting of that wondrous pine scent can be more than challenging. With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.
ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Mountain Home Care’s 10th anniversary observance of November’s National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ That’s why, in an informal, family-style reception themed ‘Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,’ Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company’s owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fear of self-promotion is a taboo subject in our small business community – no one will discuss it – however, it is the hidden cause behind business failure statistics, says marketing expert Luke Avedon.
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon today announced that Rodger Forrest is the latest musician to join its artist roster. With a number of EDM recordings and European DJ performances already under his belt, Rodger is positioned to take the dance music world by storm. Influenced by many genres, he comfortably produces music in a number of spaces including electro, trance, deep house and progressive. In addition, Rodger’s DJ work includes performances in Holland and on the Baeleric island of Mallorca right near Ibiza.
DURANGO, Colo., Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Cable and Satellite service providers are losing three quarters of a million residential video subscribers each year, but investors are not panicking, as the losses are offset by growth in broadband and business services. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, U.S. Cable MSOs are on track this year to reach $8.8 billion in annual revenues providing telecommunications services to small and medium-size businesses, despite competition from entrenched telco providers, who have owned this segment for the past thirty years.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Epson International Pano Awards has announced the winners of the 2013 panoramic photography competition. Photographer Andrew Prokos was honored by jurors with five awards for his panoramic fine art photography of New York City, Toronto, and Bryce Canyon, Utah.
FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Enterprise Security Companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals for 2013, marking the company’s third year placing in the top ten. This annual list of awardees is selected by a panel of experts and members of SiliconIndia’s editorial board to recognize and promote Indian technology entrepreneurship.
TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several individuals and groups who exemplified great valor in the face of unimaginable tragedy during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) have been honored by receiving the Adelina Award, the most prestigious prize in the Philippines awarded for humanitarian relief efforts, according to Lydia Ramos and Sarah Mendel of the World Mind Network and Friends Beyond Borders, who chair the Awards Committee.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Allen has taken another quantum leap forward with its True-Life Ring Imagery. This state-of-the-art imagery gives customers the best possible perception of the ring they are about to buy. James Allen is the only retailer to offer this level of quality.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engine and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced the promotion of Timothy J. Malinowski to the position of senior sales manager-OEM sales. The promotion is effective immediately.
MARSHALL, Mo., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. This year’s event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (Carlyle) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle’s investment will enable EPIC to continue to execute its organic growth strategy and support strategic acquisitions of complementary insurance distribution platforms throughout the United States.
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS, with ten-years of research and development experience in the field of data recovery, now newly promotes a brand new product – EaseUS PhonTunes – an iTunes music transfer software which enables all Apple device users to transfer music from Apple devices to iTunes, a computer and to import music from other devices to Apple devices.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the world’s leading web and mobile team and activity management service, released research today confirming that participating in youth sports requires a major time commitment and financial investment, according to their recent user study.
ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver’s Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, Four Seasons Compassion for Life leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served.
TROY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shore Mortgage, a fast-growing, direct-to-consumer online mortgage lender focused on service and speed, today announced that the firm is licensed to originate and service mortgages in all 50 states. This makes Shore Mortgage, a division of United Shore Financial Services, part of a select group of direct lenders with nationwide coverage.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has been named a finalist for Mortgage Technology’s 2013 Lenders’ Choice Award. IDS was the winner of the 2012 Lenders’ Choice Award.
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a recent article, Silicon Valley Business Journal highlighted the region’s fastest growing companies, proving that for innovators, there is always opportunity to grow. EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage based in San Mateo, was one of 52 companies to receive this recognition. This is the fourth consecutive year that EPIC has made the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list.
ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch(SM) award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Set It and Forget It is a new sales and marketing content delivery system which provides users with supporting documents and multi-media assets at their fingertips. In fewer than six hours, its computer-based system and service alerts the end user to updated content. Offline accessibility, light-weight architecture, and simplicity are what set it apart from other document management systems.
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital Dailies(R), the patented technology at the heart of DAX, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to the entertainment industry, along with its inventor and company co-founder Josh C. Kline, have been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a Primetime Emmy(R) Engineering Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company’s (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.
PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DrivenBI today announced it has launched SRK on salesforce.com‘s AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. SRK is a one-stop shop that extends the reporting and analytical capabilities of Salesforce CRM, by unifying, analyzing and presenting data from both Salesforce reports and non-Salesforce sources in dynamic user views, shareable report snapshots and a real-time intuitive dashboard interface.
MANTON, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Be Prepared LLC has announced their initiative to provide free replacement defensive pepper spray to all of their customers who use it to defend themselves during the commission of a crime against them. Having a high quality pepper spray as a first defense or to complement your handgun is a very smart choice for all law abiding citizens. Be Prepared LLC is committed to your safety.
LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it launched AMCmatch.com, a search engine that allows lenders, servicers and other users of valuation products to efficiently locate and qualify the best fit appraisal management company (AMC) for their needs.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Horizon International (BHI) participated in the Oman Healthcare Conference and Expo, held September 23 – 25, 2013 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre. As a featured conference presenter and participant in the expo, BHI demonstrated their expertise in stem cell treatments and the potential benefits that regenerative medicine hold for healthcare in Oman, as well as globally.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading software developer with ten years of experience in partition management, data recovery and backup solution, announces the new updated Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 partition manager – EaseUS Partition Master 9.2.2. This update brings the latest Windows operating system support and better function experience.
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Horus Pharma for rights to supply the Ilast(R) range of its medical-grade ocular hygiene and lid care products within the United States; it begins on an exclusive basis this month.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steri-Clean, Inc. and 1-800-HOARDERS.com are pleased to announce their annual ‘Happy HOARDidays’ event will kick off its third year of cleaning two California hoarding/cluttered homes absolutely free, just in time for Christmas!
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a premier healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its participation in The North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting. The upcoming event will be held October 9-12, 2013, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. announced today that homeowners across the country are now willing to spend 30 percent of the value of their home when they remodel; remodeling expense as a percentage of home value has been trending upward since 2007. Consumers also plan to use materials that are more expensive and spend an average of $102,000 to improve their homes.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been named a Top 30 Visionary by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most photographers specialize in a niche market, Laurie Callahan, a Denver based photographer, works to provide her skills in five diverse focuses – Children’s Photography, Wedding Photography, Portrait Photography, Boudoir Photography, and Real Estate Photography. To showcase her work and allow clients to see the wide range of offerings, Rendition Studios has launched five separate new websites to reach each audience.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from book sales of ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 978-0981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the ‘hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley.’ They’re also donating 100+ copies of the children’s book ‘Little Green’ to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ).
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program in cooperation with its Send2Press Newswire unit, to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it developed a number of different new integrations between its clients and the technology platforms that are used to place and securely transmit data on completed valuation orders.
BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Timothy R. Bowers, who joins as partner based in Boston.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive cosmetic reconditioning, recently announced an arrangement with FirstClose, an online service for loan originators, which will allow users of FirstClose to offer consumers an automobile appearance service plan – called Ding Guard – as part of their loan. This exclusive product offered by FirstClose provides a unique, non-interest income product opportunity for banks and credit unions that use FirstClose.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online electronics store Credit Zippo is celebrating its forthcoming nationwide grand opening with a Grand Sweepstakes Giveaway. With no purchase necessary, prizes include a Google Glass, a Samsung 75-inch Smart 3D-HDTV, a Razor Edge Gaming System, and a cash gift award to each winner. Each contestant’s chances of winning cash are increased when they share the sweepstakes opportunity with others via Facebook and Twitter.
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Produce and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, continues its ‘Parks without Borders’ program by offering fresh food to Orange County’s local food banks and soup kitchens. On most weekends, a group of volunteers are invited to harvest all they can to prepare and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to those they serve. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a well-established healthcare organization and recognized leader in neuromonitoring services for surgeons, surgical groups and hospitals across the United States, has recently appointed six members to serve on their board of advisors. The new members of the team come from a variety of backgrounds and have a proven track record of success in business.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Event Planner Expo, presented by EMRG Media, is the premier networking opportunity for Event and wedding planners, marketing and corporate executives, business owners, PR professionals, and other insiders who plan and execute events. On October 2 from 3 – 8 p.m., more than 1,200 elite members of the event industry will come together at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street in NYC, representing millions of dollars in annual event budgets, bookings and sales.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Venta Financial Group, Inc. (Venta), a wholesale and retail mortgage banker, announced that Lisette Rodriguez joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.
CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition of this helpful section, ‘How to Incorporate Your Business’ to his information portal. Inspired by the many difficulties companies face today after using do-it-yourself-kits, or online incorporation services, Mr. Prowse once again has provided an easy to understand roadmap to the process of incorporating a business.
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Known for their ‘Does More, Costs Less’ philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn’t disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge’s offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that it has filed an application for a new patent at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This new patent allows for the development of much more compact optical fingerprint readers and incorporates both scattering and absorption methods of fingerprint imaging in unique ways.