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Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Corporate Citizenship Initiative, ‘Paragon Gives’

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.

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Mark Gustafson Joins Bank of Southern California

PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California today announced that seasoned community banker, Mark Gustafson has been appointed to lead the bank’s Coachella Valley region. Mr. Gustafson most recently served as Market President for First California Bank which was sold and merged into Pacific Western Bank. He also served as President and CEO of Canyon National Bank, Ogden BancShares, Inc.

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces Debut Full-Length Album on the Label from German Electronica Producer Marian

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the release of ‘On The Move’ – which is the first full-length album on Valiant Horizon by German electronica producer Marian. As evidenced by a number EDM recordings already produced, Marian is set to take off in today’s quickly expanding electronica and dance music market. Inspired by multiple musical genres, he fits nicely in a number of spaces with his music including progressive house and minimal techno.

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Central Iowa Tech Startup Promises to Revolutionize Fitness Industry

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Central Iowa technology start up, Xstreaming Fitness has developed a software solution that will revolutionize the fitness club and personal fitness industry. By offering online access to custom, live and recorded fitness and training video, the Xstreaming Fitness program hopes to help Fitness Clubs broaden their services, expand their marketplace as well as reduce member turnover as well as increase satisfaction and engagement.

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EPIC adds Christopher Walker, Esq. as Director of Healthcare Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.

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MeetingOne, Inc. and Blue Sky Broadcast Announce Strategic Partnership

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MeetingOne, a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path’s seamless integration to Adobe(R) Connect(TM), the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path(TM) to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions.

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Veterans Receive Free Oil Changes on Veterans’ Day at Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers plan to honor local veterans this Veterans’ Day, November 11, by providing free oil changes at their seven (7) Naples, North Naples and Bonita Springs, Fla., NAPA Auto Care Center locations.

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OpenClose Reports Banner Year, Adds Staff to Handle Increasing Demand for its End-to-End LOS Platform and Correspondent and Wholesale Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it is adding technical staff to effectively manage a growing demand for its browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM), and accompanying solutions. Amid a down market, OpenClose is having its best revenue growth year in company history.

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EPIC Co-founder Dan Francis to Leave Firm

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective November 1, 2014.

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Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – Traditional Resumes No Longer Work But New Styles Do

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+ in ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’

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Van Dorn Gourmets Announces Grand Opening of First Store Offering Complete Line of Spices, Seasonings, Blends and Dip Mixes

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After experiencing popularity and success through their online store of gourmet rubs, seasonings, spices and dips, Van Dorn Gourmets has recently announced the launch of their first brick and mortar store in Burbank, Calif. Featuring an expanded line and customer-first service the store has been met with quick enthusiasm and positive feedback from area food lovers.

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Laguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty Images

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast’s top fine art college, announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.

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EPIC adds Bill Cosgrove as Financial Institutions Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. (Bill) Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

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Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Makes Special Guest Appearance

SAINT LOWELL, Ind., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders,’ Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Gary Hofer and Tony Moser is hosting the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday October 17 from Noon – 4 p.m. and is inviting the public to its grand opening / open house on Saturday Oct. 18 from Noon – 4 p.m.

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Does Recent Sharp Drop in Ebola Replikin Count Signal Early End for the Current Outbreak?

LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Replikins Global Surveillance System(TM) analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)

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EPIC Names Insurance Veteran Peter Garvey as COO

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC’s growth momentum.

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VLP Law Group Grows with the Addition of Jeremy Cubert and Richard Kimball to its Intellectual Property and Corporate Groups

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.

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XanCan takes the beverage industry by storm with their concept of texturing the sidewalls of aluminum beverage cans

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan(TM), a U.S. based company, today announced the launch of its textured aluminum beverage cans (patent pending). Changes to the aluminum beverage can have been minimal at best, since its birth. The concept of texturing the sidewall of beverage cans is both innovative and revolutionary. The XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Named a Finalist for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Online Originator Award

TROY, Mich., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it has been selected as a finalist for Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Online Originator Award.

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Stemming Business Losses related to Employee Divorces – A Better Online Solution from Starting Over Again

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When an employer has an employee going through the difficult process of a divorce, it has been estimated that the overall loss to that employer can be devastating to the business as well as the employee – a loss to the business of up to $80,000. Starting Over Again is now offering employers a way to reduce these losses, through a 10 week dedicated program in both the U.S. and Canada.

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David Wiesner joins EPIC as Regional Director

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division. Wiesner brings 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

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MobiDev’s report at Mobile App Europe 2014

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MobiDev was invited to share a report at a conference named Mobile App Europe. It is a big IT event that took place between September 29 and October 1 in Berlin. The conference debuted this year and already set high standards in selecting participants – the leading people in the industry, including representatives of top IT companies.

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EPIC Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the 5th Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

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National Law Journal Names Weitz and Luxenberg to ‘Elite Trial Lawyers’ List, Reveals 2 Keys to Firm’s $9-Billion Actos Verdict

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.’

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Global DMS and Collateral Analytics Named Joint Finalists for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Synergy Award

LANSDALE, Pa. and HONOLULU, Hawaii, Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, and Collateral Analytics, a leading provider of real estate analytics and valuation products, announced that the two companies have been named finalists for Mortgage Technology magazine’s annual Synergy Award.

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MCT Trading Selected as Finalist for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Release of the Year Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, loan sale execution and risk management services, announced that it has been chosen by Mortgage Technology magazine as a finalist for the 2014 Release of the Year Award.

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Milk Jugs and Marijuana: The first recycled and recyclable packaging manufactured specifically for the legal cannabis industry

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the estimated 287,279 pounds of legal marijuana that will be sold in Colorado this year and the millions of containers used to package it, Higher Standard Packaging of Denver announced today the introduction of the first eco-friendly containers composed of FDA-approved, recycled milk jug plastic and manufactured specifically for the marijuana industry.

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Healthcare Insights, LLC and NOMISe Systems, Inc. Announce Merger Plans

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Insights, LLC, a financial management software firm serving the healthcare industry, and NOMISe Systems, Inc., a provider of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions, today announced the merger of their business operations. The new company will operate under the Healthcare Insights name with an expanded and improved suite of software products, consulting, and outsourced solutions marketed under the INSIGHTS(R) software and NOMISe(R) services brands.

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Viztek Licenses Zero Footprint Patent Portfolio From Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

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