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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from North Carolina (N.C.), USA.

Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she’s found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year’s holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

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Charlotte Teen Launches Mirabella’s Miracle 501(c)(3) to Support the Families of Children in the NICU and PICU

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town.

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Fine Artist Cindy Walton’s Work Featured in 40th Anniversary Winter Show at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton has been chosen as one of 40 artists from the last 10 years chosen to show selected works at Winter Show 2014, a well-respected exhibition in North Carolina. The show opens with an exclusive ‘First Choice’ art credit event on Wednesday, Dec. 3; a ‘Collector’s Choice’ ticketed fundraising event on Saturday, Dec. 6; and a free public offering on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2-5 p.m.

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Dimensions announces becoming a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. is proud to be a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner. By supporting local wind and solar projects through national clean energy provider, Arcadia Power, we are helping to reduce America’s dependence on non sustainable and environmentally unfriendly fuels. This is an important way to make our workplace a better place and to encourage other businesses to consider reducing their carbon imprint.

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Health Care Cafe with Chris Comeaux, CEO of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, to Feature Physician Lance Plyler’s First-Hand Experience of ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia’ November 17

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,’ on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Monday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

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Mayor McFarlane Officially Declares 12/2/2014 #GivingTuesday in the City of Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, North Raleigh Ministries announced today. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving first announced in 2012 by the 92nd St. Y and the UN Foundation to encourage Conspicuous Compassion instead of Conspicuous Consumption during the holidays.

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Dimensions OH and S announces published study results indicating the influence of workplace climate on employee well-being and health behaviors

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. announces that co-researchers Dr. Karen Mastroianni and Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker published new research findings, in the Taylor and Francis Journal, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. The qualitative study, ‘Do Work Relationships Matter? Characteristics of Workplace Interactions That Enhance or Detract From Employee Perceptions of Well-Being and Health Behaviors,’ explored the influence of workplace climate on well-being and health behaviors.

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Four Seasons Leads in Significant Percentage of Hospice Patients in Mountain Area Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.

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Viztek Licenses Zero Footprint Patent Portfolio From Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

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Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increasing numbers of western North Carolina’s senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101′ in Hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101,’ will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.

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NOMOREHEX Launches New Informational Website

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU.

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Co-Founder Clay Aiken to perform at National Inclusion Project Champions Gala in Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.

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Massey Consulting Named Intacct Premier Partner

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting is pleased to announce that Intacct, a leader in cloud-based accounting software, has named the company a Premier Partner. The purpose of the Premier Partner distinction is to acknowledge Intacct partners who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to providing and supporting Intacct.

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NHL Franchise Carolina Hurricanes Select Massey Consulting to Implement Intacct Financial Accounting

RALEIGH, N.C., July 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting has been selected by the Carolina Hurricanes to implement cloud-based Intacct Financial Accounting, the company announced today. The Carolina Hurricanes will use Intacct to track the financials of the franchise, each home game, as well as other entertainment events held at PNC Arena.

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Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, August 23

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. ‘Celebrates 50 Years’ with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.

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Asheville National Organization for Women to Hold ‘Bitter Pill’ Rally Saturday, July 26

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a ‘Bitter Pill Rally’ Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women’s rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women’s rights at the state and national levels.

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Four Seasons Featured in National Hospice ‘Moments of Life’ Campaign

FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new ‘Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice’ campaign. Through one patient’s personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.

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Four Seasons Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner

FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of ‘We Honor Veterans,’ a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

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Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.

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Abstractionist Cindy Walton Receives International Award Recognitions

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fine artist Cindy Walton is the recipient of two international award recognitions in the annual ‘All Women Art Competition,’ by the Light Space and Time, an online art gallery. The awards confirm Walton’s prestige as an emergent artist of significance in the national and international arenas.

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Abstractionist Cindy Walton is Featured Artist at Tyler White Gallery, Greensboro, NC

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, of Asheville, N.C., shows selected works in ‘Beneath the Surface,’ her series at the Tyler White Gallery, 307 State Street, May 16-June 30, highlighted by a Lunch and Learn demonstration Friday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and attendance at the Artists’ Reception from 5-8 p.m.

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Creative Spirit of Edith Hopper Guthrie Inspires Gift Helping Four Seasons Ensure Quality Experiences for Families, Clients

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother’s creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.

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Massey Consulting announces their 2014 ‘Make Your Beans Count’ series webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms

RALEIGH, N.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, a North Carolina-based accounting software reseller, is pleased to announce the release of their 2014 webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms, entitled ‘Make Your Beans Count.’ This webinar series is designed to present a variety of educational topics for CPAs.

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Learn to Protect Assets and Earnings Now by Planning for the Future at Four Seasons Seminar

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That’s why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor ‘Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,’ a free seminar, on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.

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Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of ‘A Unified Presence’ March 22

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.

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Jazz Vocalist Lenora Helm Hammonds to Perform in Concert with Durham Symphony Orchestra under Direction of Maestro William Henry Curry

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Helm Hammonds 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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Callie Walston joins Four Seasons Compassion for Life Development Department

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. A lifetime resident of Asheville, Buncombe County, Walston holds a 2006 bachelor’s degree in communications from Appalachian State University, and is a 2002 graduate of North Buncombe High School.

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