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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Illinois (Ill.), USA.

The Compliance Group Expands in Illinois – Federal, State and Local Oversight Creates Complex Regulatory Environment for Mortgage Lenders and Servicers

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), is pleased to announce its expanded presence in Illinois in response to significant Federal, state and local regulatory oversight affecting mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers in the state.

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Chicago Music Conference 2014 Brings Together Indie Labels, Hip Hop Veterans and Career Workshops

CHICAGO, Ill., March 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executive and AandR Rep’s from major and reputable independent record labels along with other music industry power brokers and insiders will be in Gurnee, Illinois June 27-29, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center for the Chicago Music Conference.

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Chicago Native Jazz Vocalist Educator Lenora Zenzalai Helm Invited to Perform in Concert with the Durham Symphony Orchestra

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Zenzalai Helm has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program ‘Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.’

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Healthcare INSIGHTS(R) Named KLAS #1 Budgeting Software Three Years in a Row

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), a leading provider of financial management and decision-support solutions for the healthcare industry, has earned a #1 spot in the Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services, Market Segment Category, Budgeting.

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Deer Antler Spray Company Nutronics Labs Encourages Product Comparisons

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Natural supplement company Nutronics Labs released a statement today encouraging deer antler spray consumers to do thorough product research before buying health supplements online. Nutronics Labs is the leading manufacturer of deer antler spray and boasts the world’s strongest supplements available – but as the popularity of their products continues to grow, they have seen hundreds of imitation products flood the market recently.

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Cogensia and Infutor Collaborate to Build New Automotive Conquestor Target Model

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia announced this week a strategic collaboration with Infutor Data Solutions, Inc. to provide the auto industry with improved business intelligence in order to gain more market share. So, now with two powerful sets of data, information can be provided as early as 12 months before a buying decision is made.

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CAC Group Growth Sets Stage for New Company Name

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAC Group, Inc. announced this week that it is now Cogensia. The name change is the result of a 12-year process that has now come to be realized. Since its founding, CAC Group has provided premium analytical consulting for some of the country’s largest marketers.

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Peel to Exhibit Flexible Packaging in the States

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. is the largest national market for flexible packaging and the value it brings to brand owners through versatility and potential for innovation. Peel Plastic Products Ltd. is bringing this value to the brand owners attending two U.S. September trade shows – HH Backer Total Pet Expo and Pack Expo. Peel is exhibiting in booth 1733 at the Total Pet Expo and booth S6075 at Pack Expo.

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Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. – 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon – 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o’clock. Children under 12 are free.

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Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Creates Three Fun-Filled Days for Fest-Goers July 26-28, 2013

CHICAGO, Ill., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival features something for everyone from dancers to musicians, actors and artists, and a hands-on community paint project. The three-day festival kicks off Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013. Located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park on Chicago’s Northwest side, Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival has become one of Chicago’s most highly anticipated neighborhood music festivals of the summer.

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American Poet Aaron Ozee Nearly Shocks The Nation

ADDISON, Ill., June 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting in February 2012, renowned author and entrepreneur Aaron Ozee compiled his poetic works into a beautifully constructed collection of boundary-breaking masterpieces that would stun literary minds across the United States. At first, Ozee believed that if even a single person were to enjoy what he had written for the world to witness, it would mean more to him than anything he has or would ever experience in his lifetime.

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Introducing Golf Pipeline, the new way to manage your game

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golf enthusiasts will smile at this: Introducing Golf Pipeline – a place where you can now track every aspect of your golf game in one convenient and comprehensive website! Golf Pipeline provides a place to search and book tee times, invite your friends to join in the game, track your scores as you go, and much more. Golf Pipeline is your one stop website for all of your golfing needs.

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New to Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is a Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by Chicago Creative Coalition

CHICAGO, Ill., May 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New to fest-goers at the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-28, 2013, is a much-anticipated Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by the Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) entitled ‘C3 PhotoArt Fest.’ The show will be limited to no more than 50 selected images and is open to original works. C3 invites you to submit images online by June 7, 2013. The entry fee is $35, and covers up to four images.

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Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band

CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park’s lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.

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Teenage Author Aaron Ozee Already Within Reach of Poetic Fame

ADDISON, Ill., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Published at sixteen, Aaron Ozee has written and self-published four poetry books through leading online self-publishing company, Lulu. ‘Celestial Inferno: Poems of Another Realm,’ initially released in hardcover, now will be available as an eBook through major retailers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo Books, and more. The transition into the virtual world will hopefully prove to be successful upon the book’s re-release into the eMarket and will truly mold Ozee’s future for the better.

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I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.

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The Women’s Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Vistain.

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Reporting Sexual Assault to Police in Jackson County IL (SIU University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife’s life.

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Relocation Industry Titan Joins Nationwide Fight Against Hunger

WOODRIDGE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce that Brookfield Global Relocation Services has officially become a Champion Level partner for 2013. Continuing their socially conscious leadership within the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services is demonstrating a commitment to fighting hunger.

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MCT Trading Launches HALO-Link(TM) Pipeline Data Interface for LOS Platforms

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition that they developed an integrated interface that connects loan origination systems (LOS) with its proprietary HALO (Hedging And Loan sales Optimization) platform(SM).

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Quandis Launches New Skip Trace Application for Default Servicing

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition that it released a Web-based skip trace application to locate individuals that are in default via a centralized platform. The solution can be utilized by mortgage companies to quickly locate, contact and personally engage with borrowers who are in distressed financial situations.

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Global DMS Launches ‘Global Unity Project’ for LOS Providers

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition the official introduction of Global Unity, which seamlessly integrates its solution with leading loan origination systems (LOS). Global Unity provides lenders, banks and credit unions with 100 percent control over their entire collateral valuation process-with zero risk.

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Twyford BBQ and Catering Reports No Pork Shortage in Illinois

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rumors of a worldwide bacon shortage have been making headlines and nothing spells panic like the idea of a ‘bacon less’ world. Well, Twyford BBQ and Catering is happy to report that it sees no signs of a pork shortage in its home state of Illinois and its celebrating National Pork month – whole hog.

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Free iPhone and iPad App Reinvents How We Use the Dictionary!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BiBa Soft, a small app development company, has reinvented how we use the dictionary by turning it into a fun interactive word game. Play Dictionary shows a definition of a word from the dictionary then asks you to figure that word out using the least amount of definitions.

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Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statement regarding shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Several people have been injured in a shooting incident. The Sikh community in the United States has been active citizens since the late 1800′s in the USA. Sikhism is a monotheistic faith that requires them to wear a turban and one of the youngest religions in the world. ‘The incident in Milwaukee has been a shock, we are concerned about the victims and their families. We understand that this was a ‘random’ act and not one motivate by race. So, we are asking for the support from the greater community for their prayers for the victims and their families,’ said Amarjit Singh from the Illinois Sikh Community Center.

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Illinois’ Own Twyford BBQ and Catering Places Top 10 at Memphis in May

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s truly rib ticklin’ news. A Jacksonville caterer – Twyford BBQ and Catering – is pleased to announce that it placed seventh in the rib category out of 121 teams that competed at the Memphis in May World Barbecue Championship.

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NCH Helps Individuals and Families Plan for Important Healthcare Decisions

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) in Arlington Heights is holding a free seminar to provide individuals with guidance and resources for expressing their healthcare wishes before an unexpected medical circumstance occurs. Join the Reverend Gwynne Wright of NCH’s Spiritual Care Services from 10 – 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the hospital auditorium at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights, as she leads ‘Making Healthcare Decisions Work for You and Your Family.’

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Adoptions of Textbook ‘Construction Project Management – a Managerial Approach’ Accelerate for Construction Management, Architecture and Real Estate College Programs

CHICAGO, Ill., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Construction Project Management – a Managerial Approach” (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) sales by Pareto Publishing have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. This text uniquely provides the integration of construction management, project management and business management to enable a quantum leap in construction project quality, […]

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