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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Georgia (Ga.), USA.

‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit dedicated to reducing collisions between tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

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Valiant Horizon Announces KlangKellerZeit as the Latest Artist to Join its Roster

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon announces KlangKellerZeit as a new artist on the label roster. With a DJ background in addition to his producer role, he brings more excitement to the Valiant Horizon family with a deep house and dark techno sound that helps the label continue pioneering unique trends in the electronica space. Coming from Grunstadt, Germany, KlangKellerZeit showcases the signature style of German house music but with his own idiosyncratic spin on it.

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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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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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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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Gwinnett Choral Guild Debuts New Mass to North America

GWINNETT, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gwinnett Choral Guild (Guild) will present ‘A Diminished Mass’ by Scottish composer Alan A. Craig at Duluth First United Methodist Church on October 18, 2014. The performance places the traditional liturgical texts in a modern setting.

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EPIC adds Multinational Placement Specialist Annette Shepherd in its Southeast Region

DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits broker, announced today that it has added Annette Shepherd as a Multinational Placement Specialist and Account Executive on their risk management team in the Southeast. Shepherd brings over 30 years of insurance and risk management experience, including 10 years as a Multinational Placement Broker.

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces New Releases from German Electronica Producer Marian

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the new double-single ‘Torch’/’Dozer’ from Valiant Horizon artist and German electronica musician Marian. The “Torch” and “Dozer” tracks were released on August 12, 2014 via Valiant Horizon to major online retail outlooks including Amazon, iTunes and Spotify.

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Valiant Horizon Announces Remixes of ‘Ready’ Single by American EDM Artist Terry Sartor Produced by German Electronic Musician Jerome Klark

ATLANTA, Ga., July 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is pleased to announce the new remixes of ‘Ready’ by Valiant Artist Terry Sartor (Atlanta, USA). The track was produced by up-and-coming German electronic musician Jerome Klark (Jena, Germany) of the dance music unit M.I.T. ‘Ready’ showcases Sartor’s vocals and ideas front and center powered by Klark’s suave production work. Working together on the single, the two combined their synergies and unique talents to produce an exciting EDM anthem.

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Valiant Horizon Announces Release of The ‘Now’ Single from German EDM Production Unit M.I.T. Featuring U.S.-Based DJ-Producer-Vocalist Terry Sartor

ATLANTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the release of ‘Now’ by German production duo M.I.T. (Men In Tuxedos) featuring U.S.-based DJ/producer/vocalist Terry Sartor. ‘Now’ is a striking club banger that is designed to please big room dance floors and EDM fans alike with its impressive electro-house sound from German EDM duo M.I.T. and get-the-party-started/fix-your-life-up lyrics delivered by Terry Sartor.

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Valiant Horizon Music Label Announces a New Single from American EDM Artist Terry Sartor Produced by German DJ and Electronic Musician Jerome Klark

ATLANTA, Ga., June 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon announces the forthcoming single from Valiant Artist Terry Sartor entitled ‘Ready’ – which was produced by up-and-coming German electronic musician Jerome Klark of the dance music unit M.I.T. The song is the first time that Sartor and Klark have worked together. ‘Ready’ is a striking EDM track obviously influenced by the dubstep genre.

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Atlanta Based Valiant Horizon Announces German Producer Marian as the Latest Artist to Join its Label Roster

ATLANTA, Ga., June 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce Marian as the latest musician to join its artist roster. With a number EDM recordings already produced, Marian is set to take off in today’s quickly expanding electronica and dance music world. Inspired by multiple musical genres, his music fits nicely in a number of spaces including progressive house and minimal techno.

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Black Women Prepare for Midterm Elections with Report on Black Women in the U.S. and Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report, African American women outvoted every other demographic in the 2012 election so it is clear to the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), that Black women will play a significant role as major influencers in the midterm election.

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EPIC adds Director of Account Executives Sean Leonard to its Southeast division, The McCart Group

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Sean Leonard to the employee benefits consulting practice in their Southeast division, The McCart Group. Leonard brings more than 19 years of managerial experience in human resource and benefits, including 12 years spent in benefits consulting, insurance sales and client relationship management.

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EPIC adds Risk Management Professional Don Atkinson to its Southeast Region, The McCart Group

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Don Atkinson to the risk management consulting practice in their Southeast Region, The McCart Group. Atkinson brings 29 years of experience in risk management and insurance sales and client relationship management to The McCart Group.

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces Dutch DJ-Producer Rodger Forrest as the Latest Artist to Join Its Label Roster

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.

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Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Kasi Lemmon and John Singleton among Stars Featured at the Fourth Annual BronzeLens Film Festival

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF13) producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta’s unique position as the Film Capital of the South. Headquartered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, BLFF13 will take place November 6-10, 2013 at various venues. Tickets are available to the public.

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Online Electronics Store Credit Zippo Holds Grand Sweepstakes Giveaway

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.

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‘Las Vegas’ Style Entertainment Comes to Albany – Southwest Georgia Residents Can Now Enjoy World-Class Entertainment Right at Home

ALBANY, Ga., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orlando, Florida-based Soled Out Comedy Productions is pleased to announce they will be producing four major variety act productions annually at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Georgia. According to Kirk Patrick, SoledOutComedy founder, the company will debut their first Variety Act Dinner Show on September 12 featuring Larry Silver, a nationally-known Stage Hypnotist.

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Prosperous Priestess Handbook: A Guide to Unlock the Secret Riches of Your Inner Creation Goddess by Lisa Michaels

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Discover the secret of creating a spirit rich, financially thriving divine feminine life and business with award-winning author Lisa Michael’s new bestseller, ‘Prosperous Priestess Handbook: A Guide to Unlock the Secret Riches of Your Inner Creation’ (ISBN: 978-1490957234), available free on Kindle August 5, 6, and 7, 2013.

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Last Chance to Register for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Camp Strong4Life

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won’t be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.

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Main Problems of Custom Mobile Apps

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nobody wants bad apps. Software owners don’t want to receive bad products. Users don’t want to have bad apps on devices. But what hides behind the meaning of the word ‘bad’? How can software owners avoid building and getting ‘bad’ mobile apps? ‘Generally, a bad app is one that doesn’t satisfy the end users’ needs,’ says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation, specializing in mobile and web software development.

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CMI’s Paul Gondek and Alisa Hamilton to Co-Present with Deanna Schwarz of Pfizer at 2013 PRMG Annual National Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI and Pfizer will co-present ‘Engaging Stakeholders with A Story – 3 Tips to Improve Research Reporting’ at the PMRG’s upcoming National Annual Conference March 10-12 in National Harbor, Md.

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How to Differentiate a Good and a Bad Software Development Company

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When it comes to traits of good developers (be it individuals or companies), a number of rather trivial things is often mentioned,’ says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation. ‘Even more qualities are too vague, stated without any explanations or comments. Having gathered opinions, we outlined the main distinctions.’

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CMI Further Strengthens Pharmaceutical Practice with Addition of Qualitative Leader

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.

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Audition Rush Mobile for Auditions and Castings available on iTunes App Store

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audition Rush mobile is now available exclusively on iTunes app store, allowing actors, dancers, models and musicians to receive details on upcoming auditions and castings. Developed by talent industry veteran Tharwat Abdul-Malik the app expedites the job-matching process by matching aspiring talent with the latest auditions and castings relevant to their skills and location.

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Atlanta-Based Law Firm to Combine Zealous, Efficient, Dedicated Legal Representation with Down-to-Earth Approach in New Douglasville-Area Office

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Boddie Law Firm, LLC, an Atlanta, Ga.-based criminal defense, personal injury and family law practice, has opened its newest office in the Douglasville, Ga. area at 8333 E. Office Park Dr., a short distance from the Douglasville County Courthouse. The new office will serve clients in Douglas County, West Cobb, Carrolton, Chapel Hill, Villa Rica and the other areas surrounding its location.

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Nine Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $40 million worth of small and medium businesses in 2012. ‘The Georgia market for buying and selling businesses remains strong with a large number of buyers with the financial ability to make significant purchases,’ said GABB’s 2013 President Matt Slappey.

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CMI’s Laura Winn and Steve DiCarlo, Fidelity Investments, to Co-Present at IIR’s The Marketing Research Event 2012

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laura Winn, vice president, client solutions for CMI, and Steve DiCarlo, vice president of market research, Fidelity Investments, will present ‘Honeymoon Period: Three Tips to Evaluate Your Early Customer Lifecycle’ at IIR’s The Marketing Research Event (TMRE) November 12-14, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Paul Gondek Joins CMI’s Healthcare Solutions Practice

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Gondek has joined CMI to expand the company’s Healthcare Solutions practice to support healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. As vice president client solutions and healthcare lead, Gondek will further enhance an experienced pharmaceutical team, using advanced analytics and immersive techniques to provide strategic insights that brand teams can use.

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