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

Pathbuilders Participates in ‘Women in the Economy Executive Task Force,’ Hosted by The Wall Street Journal

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helene Lollis, president of Pathbuilders, was a featured subject-matter expert at The Wall Street Journal’s Women In The Economy Task Force April 4-6. The event brought together more than 150 CEOs, industry leaders, policy makers and subject-matter experts for an interactive working session to build strategies for growing the pipeline of female talent.

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

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a difficult year for business transactions, 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped enough business owners buy and sell $40 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization’s prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2010.

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Pathbuilders ‘Women of Influence’ Panelists Discuss Opportunities, Challenges for Women in Leading Organizations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 100 women in attendance, Pathbuilders presented a program entitled ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders.’ The sold-out event was held on Friday, March 11 and featured lively and thought-provoking conversation among panelists, along with energetic audience Q&A.

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Victory Jet’s Luxury 64-Seat Boeing 737-300 Now Available for Charter Booking

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Jet, LLC, an aircraft lessee and charter broker specializing in air transportation for professional sports teams, corporate clients and private charter clients, announced today that its flagship Boeing 737-300 is available for charter booking. The 64-seat, VIP-configured luxury jet has a range of approximately 3,000 nautical miles.

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Pathbuilders President Helene Lollis Selected as Subject Matter Expert for The Wall Street Journal’s Women In The Economy Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve as a subject matter expert for the Mid-Career Stage Working Group for The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Task Force on Women in the Economy.

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Pathbuilders Welcomes Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard to ‘Women of Influence’ Panel

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to introduce its distinguished panelists for the Continua® ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders’ program on Friday, March 11. The panel will include Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard; Kris Wooton, SVP, Finance at CNN Worldwide; and Sharon James Jordon, SVP, Operations & Systems at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services, Inc.

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Cary Matthews Joins CMI Team as Vice President of Operations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is pleased to announce the addition of Cary Matthews to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Matthews will be responsible for day-to-day operations and ensuring that CMI has the most appropriate standards in place to maintain quality and efficiency.

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Emerge Scholarships Inc. Announces 2011 Advisory Board

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.

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Discounted Early Registration Open for Camp Jam – Summer 2011 Rock Music Camps in 17 Cities Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Jam, the nation’s premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock ‘n’ roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs.

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Eric Gagnon of We Sell Restaurants Named President of Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Association of Business Brokers has elected Eric Gagnon of Atlanta, President of We Sell Restaurants as 2011 president of the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

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CMI Promotes Three Client Services Team Members in the First Quarter of 2011

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, today announced three promotions within its client services team: Mike Mabey was promoted to vice president of client solutions from his previous position as account manager. Alisa Hamilton was promoted to research manager from her previous position as project manager.

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Lift361 Begins Development of Retail Decision Analytics Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift361, LLC, a leading marketing analytics firm dedicated to empowering retailers’ strategies and tactics with data, today announced its intent to develop Retail Decision Analytics solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. These solutions will enable retailers to leverage their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) investment to drive sales lift and maximize customer lifetime value, using its advanced algorithms, predictive modeling and reporting.

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CMI Adds Two New Individuals to its Client Services and Technology Teams in Fourth Quarter

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added two new professionals to its team: Laurie Gaby, project manager, and Juan Hernandez, network administrator. As one of the fastest growing marketing research firms in the nation, CMI continues to expand its client services and technology support staff in order to satisfy CMI’s growing client base.

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New Android App Features Pin-Up Girls You Can Interact With

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ring Collective, an Atlanta based interactive development company, today announced the launch of its new Fliptease app for the Android. The app celebrates pin-up girls with beautiful photography and adds a modern twist. The app encourages fans to suggest what they want to see in future updated versions and also invites women to model for the app by simply submitting photos via email.

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CMI Earns 2010 Client Advisor Award from Creative Growth Group

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, was recognized as a 2010 Client Advisor Awards winner in the Small Client category during a ceremony on December 8, 2010. The Client Advisor Awards is the country’s only award program honoring the economic impact of professional services firms, advisor professionalism and ‘clients of choice.’

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CMI Marketing Research Experts Speak at Three University and Industry Educational Events in November

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four of CMI’s marketing research experts were featured speakers at industry and university educational events in November. CMI is a full-service marketing research company dedicated to industry thought leadership, education and professional development in its field.

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JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties’/DP Partners’ sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.

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The Georgia Humanities Council and Digital Library of Georgia Win Prestigious Schwartz Prize

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL). This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia Encyclopedia.

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Selling a Business: How Proper Due Diligence Can Help Close the Deal, Ga. Association of Business Brokers Panel

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selling a business is much easier when business owners have accurate and organized records, say two Georgia financial experts. They will discuss how due diligence can help or hinder a business sale during the Nov. 30, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.

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Disk Doctors Photo Recovery Software Gets a Version Upgrade Just Before the Holiday Season

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disk Doctors released a new version of its most popular photo recovery software just before the beginning of the holiday season when people indulge in taking photos and videos. The software now offers a new interface with more advanced options, recovery support for more photo, audio and video file types.

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Georgia Humanities Council Announces Freedom Riders Events in Albany, Atlanta, Kennesaw and Savannah

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, joins organizations in Albany, Atlanta and Savannah to screen ‘Freedom Riders,’ a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.

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CMI’s Dr. Christina Liao Will Present Decision Pathway Modeling at the Society for Insurance Research (SIR) Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina Liao, vice president, marketing science for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present a pathway modeling approach to understanding factors that influence consumers’ decisions to renew insurance products. Liao will explain how companies can use results from pathway modeling to develop strategies to convert single line customers into buyers of multiple products. She will use a case study from a leading insurance company.

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Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Re-Engages Pathbuilders for 2010-11 IT Executive Mentoring Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year, Pathbuilders will manage the Mentor of Excellence program for GSU’s Executive Master’s of Science, Managing Information Technology program. Through the mentoring overlay component of the MS MIT degree program, students benefit from real-life experiences and professional development through the insights of a mentor.

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CMI’s Jean Fasching, Dr. Christina Liao, Mike Mabey, and Bill Salokar to present at IIR’s ‘The Market Research Event’

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will be speaking and participating in a variety of sessions at IIR’s The Market Research Event in San Diego, CA on Nov. 8-10, 2010. In addition to presenting a new segmentation methodology, CMI will be extensively involved in the Segmentation Symposium, chairing, and moderating the sessions. Attendees may also visit CMI in booth #303 in the exhibit hall.

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DepthPR Steps Up to IDS Cycling Challenge for ATL Habitat, Welcomes Mortgage Bankers to MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), an Atlanta provider of public relations, Internet search visibility, and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industries, has pledged its financial support in a fundraising challenge presented by document preparation vendor International Document Services at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo.

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Pet Businesses Are Thriving, Top Georgia Business Broker Says

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

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