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Midland Resort and Convention Center to be Sold

MIDLAND, Mich., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the 235-room Midland Resort and Convention Center in Midland, Michigan. This full-service hotel possesses nearly double the meeting space of any other property in the market, along with a sizable indoor recreation area that includes a lap pool, a whirlpool, a fitness room, a children’s play area and a game room.

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Sandra Piller Tells All About a ‘Good Night Kiss’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in ‘Good Night Kiss,’ the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller.

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Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.

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Summer Dreaming is easier with new mobile app from North Twin Builders

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When the deep freeze of February is slowing everything down, that is when my business starts to pick up,’ says John Volkmann, owner of North Twin Builders. ‘With my mobile app I am better able to help those interested in a new home or a remodel in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan find design ideas as they start planning for their summer get away to the Northwoods.’

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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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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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Oklahoma Dental Organization Helps People in Need – Combined Gift of $400,000 will Buy a New 40-Chair Equipment Trailer

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans seeking help for dental-related pain at hospital emergency rooms is at a record high, says Delta Dental of Oklahoma. Dental ER visits increased from 1.1 million in 2000 to 2.1 million in 2010 and cost the healthcare system more than $2 billion annually.

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ReverseVision Adds Chief Technology Officer Jason Meches

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has added Jason Meches as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, Meches will have responsibility for the development and operations of ReverseVision technology products.

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Titan Capital Solutions Signs 65 Correspondent Jumbo Lending Clients in 2013

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned correspondent lending subsidiary of mortgage outsource services provider Titan Lenders Corp., announced it has achieved significant growth in 2013, signing on 65 clients in its first full year of operations.

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IDS Mortgage Document Preparation System Now Fully Supports E-Signatures for FHA Documents

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced its flagship doc prep system idsDoc is fully capable of supporting electronic signatures for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) documents. The FHA announced on Jan. 30 that it would accept e-signatures on documents associated with FHA-insured loans.

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Phil Rasori of MCT to Participate in CMLA Session on Washington Lending Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will share his insight on an upcoming panel assembled by the Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA), which is designed to address legislative issues and trending that will impact mortgage lending in 2014.

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Home Owners Now Can Build the Loan They Want with Shore Mortgage ‘Flex Term’

TROY, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right now, loan officers at Shore Mortgage – one of a select group of home lenders operating in all 50 states – are counseling clients on a new mortgage option that allows home owners to customize both the length of the loan and the payment like never before imagined.

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Spring Forward in Joy & Light Event for a Holistic / Spiritual Day of Pampering

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring Forward in Joy and Light Event with over 50 Vendors, Holistic Natural Energy Healers and Readers, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Red Bank Elks Lodge 40 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Entrance fee $25 includes 4 free 15 minute healing/spiritual modalities, Shamanic Ceremonies, Drumming, Singing Bowls, Door Prizes, 50/50 Prize, Silent Auction and much, much more.

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San Francisco Startup showcases Philippine Tech Talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Silicon Valley (PTIC-SV) presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

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Forsythe Appraisals Successfully Utilizing Global DMS’ eTrac Platform for Appraisals

LANSDALE, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that Forsythe Appraisals, LLC, the largest independent provider of residential real estate appraisals in the United States, is leveraging the eTrac Enterprise platform to manage appraisal ordering, tracking and review for all of its branch offices covering 40 major metropolitan areas across the country.

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Galorath’s SEER for Manufacturing Integrated Into Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galorath, Inc. is excited to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dassault Systemes, to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA, the world’s leading application for product design and innovation. For many companies, cost estimating is a very fragmented activity and the inclusion of SEER’s Cost Estimator in CATIA will allow manufacturers to initially model and test composite manufacturing processes and tradeoffs during the earliest and most preliminary stages of design.

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EPIC’s Jim Gillette Honored as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been named as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker. In addition to Gillette, Kathleen Felderman, managing principal and the leader of EPIC’s national real estate practice, was also recognized as a 2014 Real Estate Industry Power Broker Finalist.

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KiwiGeeker Software Introduces Global Freeware – KiwiG PhonTunes for Users Who’re not into iTunes to Conquer Multi-platform Music Transfer Barrier

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KiwiG PhonTunes, launched by KiwiGeeker – the pioneering music transfer and data management solution provider – is the only lifetime free music transfer software for users that require a need for music transfer across multiple devices and platforms (iOS / iTunes / PC / Android / External disk).

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United Wholesale Mortgage Goes Mobile, Rolls Out Robust iPhone and Android Applications for Brokers

TROY, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation’s largest wholesale lender, announced that it developed and launched a proprietary mobile application for its broker community. The application arms brokers with robust functionality and easy access to loan information while in the field.

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Retention of Subscribers in the $163 Billion US Voice Services Market will be Critical for Service Providers, says Insight Research Corp.

LONGPORT, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Facebook’s $16 Billion acquisition of startup WhatsApp is the latest example of how the mature voice market is being challenged by alternative communications mediums. While the $500 billion US telecommunications service market will continue to grow over the next few years, Insight Research forecasts that voice revenues – wireline and wireless – will decline at a 4.8 percent annual rate as consumers continue to ‘cut cords’ and businesses migrate to VoIP platforms.

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EaseUS Partition Master Wins TopTenREVIEWS Silver Award for 2014 Best Partition Manager Software

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Partition Master Free, the most awarded partition manager software developed by EaseUS Software, is an ALL-IN-ONE FREE disk partition management tool brought together with three main functions including: Partition Manager, Disk and Partition Copy Wizard, and Partition Recovery Wizard. Now, EaseUS Partition Master wins TopTenREVIEWS Silver Award!

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Quandis Enhances Solution to Identify Borrower Bankruptcies

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Servicing Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida that it made significant enhancements to its automated searches of PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the United States Courts bankruptcy locater system.

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Treadstone 71 – SYNCSTATE Join Forming Expert Cyber Operations Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today its partnership with SYNCSTATE, Inc. The partnership utilizes the cyber intelligence methods, and structured analytic techniques of Treadstone 71 in supporting the newly announced SYNCSTATE Cyber Threat Targeting Center. The partnership combines the collection, organization and analysis expertise of Treadstone 71 with the operational execution and in depth technical prowess of SYNCSTATE delivering one of the most potent offensive cyber programs on the market.

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eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Technology Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile, Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSync(TM) technology. eSync(TM) has been proven to solve many of the vexing problems which have plagued the RFID industry for years by identifying individual RFID tags then, in real time, uniquely encoding and validating data to a 99.9999 percent degree of accuracy.

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Evolving Tax Benefits Make Long-Term Care Planning More Attractive – Multiple Incentives Now Moderate the Cost

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care services, which are generally not covered by Medicare or regular health insurance, can be expensive. ‘Sticker shock keeps many from thinking about it,’ says Ken Dehn, General Counsel for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance solutions agencies.

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Broadway Musicians to Make Beautiful Music with their Spouses in Pit Stop Players ‘Date Night’ Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled ‘Date Night,’ featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

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OpenClose Successfully Implements QM and ATR Rules, Clients Laud Automation

PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, today announced that is has implemented the functionality necessary for lenders to adhere to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new Qualified Mortgage (QM) and Ability-to-Replay (ATR) rules. The company’s client base is successfully processing QM loans.

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Brandman University Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brandman University has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.

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