LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sky Ball League, the next generation coed pro sport, wraps up its first season on SNY.tv Saturday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. The championship game between the Los Angeles 405s and the Youngstown Ballers will decide who goes home with the $40,000 purse, as well as naming the MVP who pockets an additional $5,000. Sky Ball League has been airing since mid-July and has racked-up over a million weekly viewers.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party mixer for singles at the Hilton Hotel Arden West on Friday 10/28/11. Couples are welcome. ‘Everyone has a great time at these Halloween parties,’ says Phil Seyer, director of Professionals Guild.
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CBT Solutions Inc. announces a new, free tow notification service – Call Before Tow(TM) – that notifies vehicle owners when their vehicle is about to be towed on private property. Vehicle owners are notified by a text message and phone call warning them to move their vehicles before a tow. The warning is designed to prevent the tow and allow vehicle owners enough time to promptly move their vehicle(s).
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just Released: Konrad Ventana’s ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN: 978-1-46202-953-2) is now available as Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook versions. In this stunning new novel, Ventana sweeps the reader off into a world of high drama and adventure in the remote Himalayan mountains of Nepal and Tibet where lofty ideals clash with the myth of the conquering hero until nothing, not even the evening stars, will ever appear quite the same.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What comes to mind when you think about comfortable shoes? Thick soles? Ugly styles? Chunky designs? Yes, ‘comfortable shoes’ have been given a bad rap and are habitually associated with a lack of style in exchange for comfort. Well, online shoes site, Most Comfortable Shoes, is giving this theory a run for its money.
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If one of your aging parents suddenly needs help with the tasks of daily living, who will provide it? You? ‘If that’s your default plan,’ says Craig Smith, President of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), ‘be prepared for sticker shock. Your services don’t come free.’ LTCFP is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sky Ball League, the exciting next generation coed pro sport, begins airing the first of the two-part Tournament of Champions this weekend on Fox Sports Arizona, Saturday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. This is the culmination of Sky Ball League’s first season. Sky Ball League is also seen nationally on Dish and DirecTV.
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sky Ball League, the exciting next generation coed pro sport, begins airing the first of the two-part Tournament of Champions this weekend on Fox Sport Florida, Saturday, September 17 at 11 a.m. This is the culmination of Sky Ball League’s first season.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Children of the Realm: A Fledglings Novel’ (ISBN: 978-1-4567-4831-9), is the first novel of author W.L. James. Her tale paints a fun, sassy and edgy story that depicts a realistic representation into the lives of today’s youth. Meet Boulder’s newest paranormals. Peter, Alexandra, Rudy and Theroux are not your average middle schoolers. They are fledglings. The children of immortal warriors called Centurions fighting against a common enemy called the Horde.
ROANOKE, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out In Left Publishing announced this week its second novel, ‘Sand Pail City’ (ISBN-10: 098-3289212), authored by Daniel Printz.
KAILUA, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each woman’s story is different but the images and words portray a similar spirit of courage and strength. In her book, ‘Portraits of Aloha Hope,’ photographer Sohee Chu captures the motivation behind 23 women who live in transitional clean and sober houses provided by Women in Need (WIN). There they are bridging the gap from incarceration, homelessness and addiction to a new life.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sky Ball League, an exciting, no-holds-barred next generation coed pro sport, airs the first part of the series semi-finals Saturday, August 27 at 10:30 a.m. on Sports New York across New York State. Sky Ball League is also seen nationally on DirecTV (see listings for dates and times).
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of the allegorical tribute to teen idol Justin Bieber, created by controversial New York artist Daniel Edwards, are being released by Cory Allen Contemporary Art this week.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This rugged and relentless Award Winning actor, after recently appearing on such shows such as ABC’s ‘General Hospital,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Jon Benjamin Has a Van’ and the American Express National Commercial with Conan O’Brien, Italian-born stuntman and martial arts expert Zak Lee Guarnaccia will next appear on September 7, 2011 as the lead role, Pancho Villa on ‘Deadliest Warrior season 3′ on Spike TV.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Everette O. Lemons has taken the hit television series ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ and resurrected it, giving it fresh literary life. ‘Jeannie-Centristasis’ (ISBN: 978-0-557-19140-6; Lulu Press) is just as much fun as the Jeannie who once frolicked across America’s television screens, says Randall R. Radic, The US Review of Books.
FORT WORTH, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years may not be that much time for many grownups in the comic book industry. But for teenage writer Jake Tinsley, it has been literally one-fourth of his life. Jake was 12 when he first started writing comic book and comic strip scripts for Wham Bang Comics, a company he started with his father.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, a website aimed directly at helping baby-boomers lead an active and productive life, is proud to announce the appointment of Patti Stevens-Lovell as the new Director of Member Services for our rapidly expanding social networking website.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The growing popularity of Sky Ball has prompted the formation of a new pro league – the Sky Ball League. As semi-finals begin to gain the attention of sports fans across the country, Fox Sports Arizona is set to air the semi-final playoffs, which were shot in L.A., August 20 and 27 (check local listings for times) between the Tampa Dragons and the Los Angeles 405s.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Dr. William Griffith, a recently published article in the Journal of Applied Physics announces the discovery of a new electro-magnetic wave technology – tentatively referred to as ’3D TAP,’ created by Dr. Griffith – that could dramatically change the way we understand the world around us.
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I’ve dedicated a good portion of my life to making things better for this community, by bringing people together to solve problems,’ said McDermott. ‘As your City Councilman, I will bring my passion for growing Tipp businesses, my commitment to our schools, along with some badly needed solutions-oriented approaches to our challenges.’
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With federal purse strings tightening, Americans are likely to need a mix of private and diminished government resources to pay for their long-term care. To help people achieve the right mix, free presentations are being offered nationwide by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the country’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Max Jacques Entertainment announces Fight Night returns to the Playboy Mansion on August 27, 2011 as sexy Girl Next Door Bridget Marquardt hosts a world-class combat and concert event.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. just finished his ‘I have a Dream’ record and Sesene Entertainment is promoting it via a free download on its web site. ‘To date, this is the most powerful piece Stewart has done and he believes that this is one of those projects that is and will always be bigger than him,’ says Sean Alfonso, president/CEO of Sesene Entertainment.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It all started in front of a coffee shop in Daytona Beach, FL. Pavlina Osta, a 10-year old musician, was playing the steel drums and piqued the interest of a local radio show; this quickly led to a show of her own and to the creation of Pavlina Productions.
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give Back Foundation saw its mission – helping people give more to the causes important to them – fulfilled to a ‘T’ in their recent campaign. During GiveBack.org‘s ’100 Days of Giving,’ members donated to 754 charities, representing the gamut of philanthropy, from neighborhood nonprofits to big global relief efforts, summer camps for special needs children, veterans organizations, pet rescues, environmental action groups, medical research, memorial funds, houses of worship and more.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve on the boards of two of Atlanta’s most highly regarded non-profit organizations. Lollis will serve on the Board of Trustees for Leadership Atlanta, and she was named vice chair for the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wandering Study, a documentary film production company dedicated to adding a unique perspective to the common perceptions of global issues, looks to explore another side of Africa.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a workshop held at the California Latino Superintendent’s Association, Summer Institute, Business Management Consultant, and Publisher of Family Literacy Journal, Cyndi Fischer, addressed school administrators on the impact of the digital divide on California’s Latino students.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of hundreds of experts who will speak to local groups supporting a new national awareness campaign. The campaign is titled 3in4 Need More, www.3in4needmore.com, and it is about educating Americans on all their long term care planning options.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, the free social networking site aimed at helping baby boomers maintain an active lifestyle, is proud to announce that Pamela D. Wilson, host of the weekly radio show The Caring Generation, will be joining us an ongoing contributor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, LLC, wants to protect the personal freedom of those who may need long-term care, and their potential caregivers. “On Independence Day, why not plan to secure your future freedom of choice?” says President Craig Smith? LTCFP is one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It happened so quickly. SimplyHome, a company that provides wireless technologies so physically and intellectually disabled people may live independently and that seniors may age in place, got called to help for an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project to air during the ninth season of this Emmy award-winning reality program.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While ‘mantra-rock’ may not yet be a recognized music genre, it springs to life with the delightful onslaught of sound from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe on their new album, ‘Rock on Sat Nam!’ (Prema Shakti Music). The vocals are impassioned and the music soothes one minute and urges you into aural ecstasy the next.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Independence Day, if you’re a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As soon as SimplyHome was asked by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team to provide some unique technology applications to support independent living for a home makeover, they loaded some trailers and vehicles and hit the road ready for action. The home is for the Keefer family of York, PA.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, a social networking website which launched earlier this year and aims to help baby-boomers and seniors lead an active and productive life, is pleased to announce its rapidly growing website with new groups.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nashville based singer-songwriter Kenny Foster, a Joplin, Missouri native, has written a song based on the May 22 tornado that ravaged his hometown one month ago today, destroyed his childhood home and trapped his family in the crawl space of their home before they were rescued. Called ‘Hometown,’ Foster’s powerful song details the emotional aftermath of the disaster, as affected families try to sort through the emotional wreckage and find a way to move on.
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Co, is speaking out in support of former NY Giant David Tyree who has been under intense media scrutiny for some gutsy statements he made about gay marriage. Posted in an online video on June 15, Tyree says he recorded the video because he opposes the notion of gay marriage and says he’s simply voicing his opinion.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Libya Relief Fund, a volunteer-driven charity organization established to provide relief and aid to those affected by the humanitarian disaster in Libya, today launched a nationwide appeal and fundraising campaign designed to raise awareness of the human and social crisis unfolding in Libya and educate the general public on the nature of the conflict, the Feb. 17 movement, and the Libyan people’s struggle for freedom and human rights and the inhumane repression that followed.
SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book, ‘The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr.’ (ISBN: 978-0-557-73613-3) offers a frightening glimpse of a Hollywood secret that was nearly buried. In her chronicle, author Pamela Sherrod reveals the events leading up to the death of Altovise Davis, and interweaves these startling revelations with intriguing views of numerous celebrities, from Bill Cosby and Raven-Symone’ to legendary icons, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June in commemoration of President Woodrow Wilson’s signing into law a national charter for the Boy Scouts of America on June 15, 1916.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During these tough economic times, one of the most difficult things to do is raise funds for a charity or community event. Most people are worried about their home value, their job, and generally are not in the best mood – much less thinking about doing something for the community right now, says Jimi Cash, the owner of the Heart to Heart Gold Exchange of Alaska. But what if someone could raise spirits and raise money for a good cause at the same time?
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scant planning for long-term care is a big problem in America. Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers ages 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long-term care. ‘Yet nearly 54 percent of Baby Boomers, now entering their retirement years, believe Medicare or health insurance will cover their long-term care needs, when they won’t,’ says Denise Gott, of LTC Financial Partners.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5), is a compelling science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.
LIPA CITY, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A multi-national coalition of researchers has been formed to study and treat a massive fish kill of over 800 metric tonnes which started on May 27 in Taal Lake, in the Philippine province of Batangas. Sponsored by the World Mind Network, it will involve on-site as well as online cooperation between biology students in the U.S. and the Philippines, as well as volunteers from Batangas State University and local schools.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As other cities and states are crawling at a snail’s pace toward economic recovery, Austin, Texas has been deemed ‘recession proof’ and boasts the ‘second-strongest job market in the nation.’ The capital of the Lone Star state continues to attract people from all over the world. The city’s fastest growing real estate company, Realty Austin, is shaking up the way these relocators embark on their Austin home search.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is being unveiled this week on Facebook, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Braving a threat of thunderstorms, busy New Yorkers and vacationing tourists gathered in Times Square Tuesday morning to hear classical music by Juilliard students followed by a ‘flash mob’ of seemingly disabled older people who suddenly abandoned their crutches to begin dancing joyfully. That captured the crowd’s attention. What was up? The question was soon answered by Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women delaying childbearing or requiring fertility preservation prior to undergoing treatment now have an option with the launch of oocyte cryopreservation at Fertility Specialists of Texas. Now there is an option – egg freezing – that enables women to have eggs (also known as oocytes) aspirated before undergoing cancer treatment, and frozen for later use.
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lida Citroen, a personal branding expert and principal of LIDA360, LLC, a branding and marketing firm, announces the release of her book, ‘Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding’ (ISBN: 978-0-9831690-0-0, Palisades Publishing, 2011). The book takes you through Citroen’s process for identifying, developing and disseminating a strong personal brand in order to attract opportunities of all kinds.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While prom night is a cultural right of passage, every year teens die, or injure themselves or others drinking and participating in high risk behavior. Peter Favaro, Ph.D., who manages a child and teen psychology practice called Tribeca Kid Coach, offers words of advice for parents as we approach prom season.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new app released by Flvorful Games that allows users to simply control their VLC media player libraries is now available on the Apple App Store. Velcro, available for iPhone and iPod touch, aims to provide a simple interface for users to browse playlists and control video by connecting to their VLC library.
BELLEVUE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. Representing a 10 percent increase over funds raised at the 2010 luncheons, all of the money raised will directly go to establishing grants for women who need assistance in education, health care and counseling.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian’s new book, ‘Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You’ (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).
STRATFORD, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northeast Heat Treatment LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut and Massachusetts and upper Middle Atlantic areas businesses, apartment buildings and homes.