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TeamF1’s F1rstHand Community Initiative Boots Up Local High School’s Robotics Team

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.

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EaseUS Partition Master Makes It Easy For Computer Users to Transfer Operating System to Solid State Drive

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS, the leading provider of partition management software, announces the new release of Partition Master 9.2.2 this summer. The latest upgrade solves big problems for computer users who want to transfer operating systems (OS) to solid state drive (SSD). The immensely popular partition software goes well with OS migration; it performs fast and safe OS transfer to SSD. Most computer users now choose EaseUS Partition Master to transfer OS to SSD without any reinstalling.

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CPEP Wins National Excellence in Summer Learning Award

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program ‘Summer Gaming Challenge’ has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association’s (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.

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Legal Moonshiner Makes Moonshine World History in ‘Dry’ Marshall County Kentucky

HARDIN, Ky., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Spirits Competition ‘Spirits International Prestige’ (SIP Awards) this week announced from their judging headquarters in Las Vegas that newcomer spirits maker Silver Trail Distillery, of Hardin, Kentucky, had repeated its 2012 Gold Medal for its classic LBL ‘1950’s Style’ Moonshine in 100 proof. Besides the 2013 Gold for the 100 proof, the company won Gold in the flavored whiskey category with its apple pie flavored Moonshine – LBL Apple Sin.

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The ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act’ Tour Rolls into Alameda September 14, 2013

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A troupe of California comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum. A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act,’ a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called ‘The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.’

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EPIC’s third video in healthcare series promotes wellness behaviors for positive health outcomes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

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EaseUS Enables Computer Users to Recover 2GB Files for Free with Its New Data Recovery Wizard Version 6.1

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, the leading software brand, has been committed to data recovery software development for nine years. This summer, EaseUS Software surprises all computer users with the new release of Data Recovery Wizard 6.1. The latest version enables computer users to recover 2GB files at no cost, which could save computer users a lot for lost data recovery.

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Capture the Flag – Cyber Readiness Challenge added to the 2013 HTCIA International Conference event line-up

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HTCIA is inviting all of its International Conference registrants to join the Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge on September 8, 2013 during the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo, at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Nev. The Challenge is an exciting, immersive and interactive capture the flag competition designed for all levels of technical expertise.

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Actor Stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia scores a role in ‘Degradation’ written and produced by brothers Paul and Daniel Lupi

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘Kalm.’ In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production ‘Degradation,’ written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi (‘Lincoln,’ ‘The Master,’ ‘There Will Be Blood,’ ‘Catch Me If You Can,’ ‘Boogie Nights’).

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EPIC adds Principal Dawn Jeffery in the Inland Empire

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Dawn Jeffery as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire division. Dawn brings 28 years of experience in risk management and commercial insurance program development and management to EPIC. Her industry expertise includes construction, transportation and non-profit clients.

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‘Sailing Through Pinball’ opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.

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San Diego Business Journal Names MCT to its 2013 Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) 2013 Top 100 annual fastest-growing private companies list, with a specific ranking of 24. Organizations that earned a spot on the list were honored at a recent awards ceremony held at the Paradise Point Resort and in San Diego, California.

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Miller-Valentine Group Proudly Welcomes US Senator Chuck Grassley at the Grand Opening of Meadow Vista Communities in Iowa

ALTOONA, Iowa, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller-Valentine Group is proud to announce the grand opening of Altoona’s most desirable affordable housing development, Meadow Vista Communities. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013. A pre-event reception will start at 2:30 p.m. and the Grand Opening Event will start at 3:30 p.m. at 1806 28th Avenue SW in Altoona, IN 50009.

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Cinch Bucking Horse Championships to offer $70,000 in added money

KALISPELL, Mont., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 19, the Majestic Valley Arena will open its doors to the richest bucking horse event in the United States. The Cinch Bucking Horse Championships will offer $70,000 in added money and will include some of the nation’s best cowboys and roughest four and five-year-old saddle broncs.

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‘Las Vegas’ Style Entertainment Comes to Albany – Southwest Georgia Residents Can Now Enjoy World-Class Entertainment Right at Home

ALBANY, Ga., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orlando, Florida-based Soled Out Comedy Productions is pleased to announce they will be producing four major variety act productions annually at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Georgia. According to Kirk Patrick, SoledOutComedy founder, the company will debut their first Variety Act Dinner Show on September 12 featuring Larry Silver, a nationally-known Stage Hypnotist.

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EaseUS Provides Comprehensive and Cost-effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution for Business

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading software developer of backup and security software solutions with ten years developing experience, offers a ONE STOP backup and recovery strategy for business users with significant cost and time savings.

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EPIC honored by Orange County Business Journal as a ‘Best Place to Work’

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Business Journal has announced that EPIC has been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Orange County. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked 4th in the large company category.

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Getting iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Data Back Won’t be a difficult thing with EaseUS Free iPhone Data Recovery Software

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You can easily retrieve computer data or memory card data with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Now EaseUS, the leading data recovery software brand, expands its data recovery software to the iOS platform. With the release of MobiSaver, EaseUS enables millions of users to get lost data back from iPhone. The version 2.0 is all-new and full-featured, the most of all, it is totally free.

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Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That’s how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association, the results of her medical tests.

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United Shore Financial Services Chairman Jeff Ishbia Wins Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award

TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that its founder and chairman, Jeff Ishbia, won Ernst & Young’s 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The winners were recently honored at a black tie gala event held at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan. USFS is the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, Shore Mortgage and Capital Mortgage Funding.

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HTCIA CISO Summit Releases a Limited Amount of Complimentary Passes Generously Donated by Summit Sponsors

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) announced today that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event being held at the lavish J.W. Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa.

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Allstar Coaches Gives Jennifer Aniston the Ride of a Lifetime in ‘We’re the Millers’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, ‘We’re the Millers’ starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.

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Over 1.25 Million Pounds of Trash Recycled by Greener Owensboro Recycling

OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greener Owensboro Recycling celebrates their 3rd year of business with over 1,250,000 pounds of recycled waste collected. Starting with a few neighborhood homes and a small truck and trailer in July 2010, GO Recycling has grown to now serving over 1,000 residential and business customers in Daviess County and Owensboro Kentucky.

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Whilly Bermudez Publishes First in a Series of Positive and Inspirational Children’s Books: ‘WB and The 10 Good Things’

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people think it is about time that a children’s book was published that has the ability to skillfully instill positive and inspirational values. Whilly Bermudez has stepped-up to the plate with his latest book entitled, ‘WB and The 10 Good Things.’ Whilly has authored a brilliantly conceived illustrated book for children ages 5-8. This is a ‘feel-good’ book that parents will enjoy sharing with their kids.

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Mark Schneider Designs Pinterest Contest – Follow, Repin, and WIN! – announced by Whiteflash Inc

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal cut hearts and arrows diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced this week a new promotion on the wildly popular social networking site Pinterest. In celebration of recently becoming an authorized retailer for top jewelry designer Mark Schneider, Whiteflash will be giving away a fabulous Mark Schneider Designs Infinity Engagement Ring to one lucky ‘pinner.’

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Shane Barrett presents Jane Bach, Brian White, Shaye Smith, and Tammy Hyler at Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville

The songwriter round is set for Friday, August 9 from 9-11pm in the famed Nashville venue NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Nashville’s finest songwriters are also singers, sooner or later they will be showcasing their creations in a writers round like the Shane Barrett-produced show set for Douglas Corner Cafe on […]

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Opa-Locka Florida Police Officer Sued for Multiple Fatalities from High Speed Chase

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Opa-Locka Florida police chase that resulted in a head-on collision with multiple fatalities on Interstate-95 this past April has prompted the filings of two alleged wrongful death lawsuits by the families’ attorney Edward R. Blumberg.

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