LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book, ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788; Greenleaf Book Group Press) by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well as an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1608325795). The book delivers the ‘who, what, when, where, why, and how’ of the steps musicians and bands have to take to succeed in music.
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CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annemaria Allen, CEO/founder of leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), has identified several areas that servicers should pay strict attention to in the event of an audit by a regulatory agency, particularly the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese Inc. released a summary of its Consumer Satisfaction Survey this week. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers – and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.
PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DrivenBI has joined the AT&T Partner Exchange(SM) reseller program and is now authorized to resell advanced services from one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to businesses. Bundling AT&T branded solutions with DrivenBI’s self-service analytics platform will provide innovative, customized choices for their customers.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ round-up. This list of 21 new books is from the second half of 2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or ‘big name’ authors.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced it has expanded its internal customer service team by 72 percent in 2013 and its overall staff by 45 percent. The company attributes the expansion to increased demand for the company’s initial disclosure document preparation services and electronic signature functionality, particularly in light of the Jan. 14 Dodd-Frank changes.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What was it like to be in the recording studio as Michael Jackson created the iconic tracks for such monumental albums as ‘Thriller,’ ‘Bad,’ ‘Dangerous,’ ‘HIStory,’ and “Blood on the Dance Floor”? Truly dedicated fans will find out from two of the recording engineers who were there with MJ, Quincy Jones, and all the famous musicians as Matt Forger joins Brad Sundberg for the next ‘In the Studio with MJ’ session scheduled for February 8, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is very pleased to announce that the Hamster Pro 20, an ultra-compact, FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified fingerprint reader, has been approved by the General Services Administration (GSA) for use in the U.S. Government’s FIPS 201/PIV program. The Hamster Pro 20 is a small, high quality fingerprint reader that is priced attractively for both small and large deployments.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers — and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger.
TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Franklyn Spiezle, the Founder of Spiezle Architectural Group, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, peacefully at the age of 89 on his 64th wedding anniversary.
HONG KONG and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KiwiGeeker, a software developer and solution provider specializing in data management and data recovery solutions, today announced the launch of their first freeware, KiwiG PhonTunes, to break music transfer barriers for music lovers everywhere. KiwiG PhonTunes allows users to freely and flexibly transfer music (with ratings and other relevant data included) between any iOS and Android device and any PC’s iTunes library.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle traveling from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip.
GARDINER, Mont., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, Cool Works offers thousands of job openings in national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation.
BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What is important about Valentine’s other than bringing two loved ones together to celebrate their special moment? ‘There is nothing else that would be more important,’ says Armen Leylekian of Envy Corner, ‘the Valentine’s Day gift should be aimed to accomplish the same thing.’
LAPORTE, Ind., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expresso Satellite Navigation (ESN) is proud to debut the first of their Links and Luxury Series watches at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. The new Titanium GPS Golf Watches are equally at home on the course or on the town. The WR72 Alpha utilizes its own proprietary forged Titanium alloy that is 30 times stronger than steel, extremely light weight and is 100 percent hypoallergenic.
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint’s learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) has hired Daniel Miller as vice president of business development. With nearly 20 years’ experience in sales, Miller will be responsible for overseeing IDS’s various partner integrations and new customer implementations, in addition to managing and growing IDS’s Western sales region.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the upcoming Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014. The Philippines’ country pavilion will be located at the South Hall of the Moscone Center, San Francisco.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Men’s Xchange (BMX), the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C. The event was co-sponsored in partnership with celebrated D.C. staple Al Sura, Inc., a non-profit public charity foundation.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, outsourced lock desk and risk management services, announced that it relocated its corporate headquarters to a larger facility. The move provides MCT with the necessary infrastructure to accommodate its increasing growth and the capacity to continue delivering elevated support to clients.
HIGHLAND, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder of Living Tree software, Mr. Oak Norton, today announced the formal launch of Dinner Discussions, a new web portal that provides families with fun and intellectually stimulating topics to be discussed at the dinner table.
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.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rotary Club of Asheville, hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ its annual foundation benefit auction, at the Renaissance Asheville on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6-10 p.m.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.