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

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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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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TVECA Claims E-Cig Company V2 Touts Its Products for Quitting Smoking and That Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) is announcing to the ‘e-cig’ industry that V2 Electronic Cigarette Company touts in a corporate video that their products are ‘intended for long-term smokers that have had not had any success in quitting traditional cigarettes.’

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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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RMN Global Search Ranked #14 on the LawCrossing.com ’2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List’

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMN Global Search was recently named #14 out of 6,000 recruiters reviewed on the LawCrossing.com ’2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List.’ Moreover, RMN Global Search was the only firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia to make the top 15 on the list, making it the #1 most influential legal recruiting company in Atlanta. The 2 1/2 year old company is one of the youngest firms on that list, too.

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CMI Partners with Toluna for Online Communities

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI has partnered with Toluna, a leading independent online panel and survey technology provider, to provide online community and panel solutions to CMI’s clients worldwide. In partnership with Toluna, companies can establish a continuous, two-way dialogue with customers through a branded community website.

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OxBlue Offers Upgrade Incentives to Existing Customers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OxBlue, a leader in the construction camera industry, announced today an incentive program for existing clients to maximize the value they receive from their OxBlue construction camera service. ‘We want to ensure that our clients have access to the right construction webcam system for the projects they are building today,’ stated Chandler McCormack, President of OxBlue.

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CMI Expands Client Solutions Team with New Account Manager and New Qualitative Manager

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added two new professionals to its client solutions team. Bill Douglas has joined CMI in an account management role, and Valerie Deaton is the newest addition to CMI’s qualitative research team as a qualitative manager.

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Ryan Kocher to Lead CMI’s Analytics Team

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ryan Kocher has joined CMI, a full-service marketing research company, as vice president of analytics. Kocher will lead CMI’s analytical sciences team, where he will oversee all of CMI’s analytic service processes and offerings, and guides development of new solutions to help clients understand the decisions their customers make and why.

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CMI’s Jean Fasching and Laura Winn to Speak at 2012 LIMRA Marketing and Research Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI’s Jean Fasching, vice president, and Laura Winn, vice president client solutions, will present ‘Where to Begin and End Your New Product Development Journey’ at LIMRA’s Marketing and Research Conference on May 31, 2012. CMI is a full-service marketing research company that serves clients in consumer and B2B markets, including insurance and financial services.

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Dig in Dirt to Find Unique Mother’s Day Gift for Mom – Ideal Way to Get the Kids Involved

DEARING, Ga., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What could be more fun than playing in the dirt? How about playing with your kids in the dirt? With Mother’s Day approaching Sunday, May 13, now is a great time to create a beautiful blooming gift for mom, suggests Gardener’s Confidence Collection. With a little quick and easy research, dad and the kids can plant a decorative container of repeat blooming plants to provide a unique gift and long-lasting flowers for her enjoyment.

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Laura Winn Promoted to Vice President of Client Solutions for CMI

ATLANTA, Ga., May 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laura Winn has been promoted from qualitative manager to vice president of client solutions for CMI, a full-service marketing research firm. The promotion is in recognition of Winn’s demonstrated commitment to innovative research approaches, her recognized status as a thought leader in traditional and digital ethnographic research, and her ability to answer clients’ strategic business questions.

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The Fulton Leadership Academy to Hold Its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence Fundraiser

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Friendship Community Church at 4141 Old Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA, where the school is housed, the Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) will hold its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence to raise funds for the charter school’s programs.

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Customer Results Prove the Value of OxBlue Construction Cameras

ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OxBlue(R), pioneers in the construction camera industry, released today several case studies demonstrating the benefits clients have experienced with the OxBlue construction camera systems. ‘Construction cameras have supported this industry for some time,’ stated Chandler McCormack, President of OxBlue.

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