PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA’s Women’s Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams’ academic and athletic achievements.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named a 2011 Medallion winner for the annual Workplace Excellence Awards held by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD SHRM). Each year, the SD SHRM honors local companies having exceptional HR practices that become instrumental to their success and profitability.
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumers in the Southeast United States are the first in the country to gobble up the new, all-natural GRAIN-FREE DOG BISCUITS from Nylabone, the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955. Nylabone has partnered with Costco Warehouses from Florida to North Carolina and Tennessee to market the new treats on a first-come, first-served limited basis.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading provider of storage management and maintenance, focusing on providing quality, innovative Mac software for better Mac system performance, today announces the availability of CleanGenius Free 2.0 with a brand-new look, featuring the options to ‘fast clean’ Mac junk files, uninstall unwanted applications, monitor disk space, eject disks, and positioning itself as a must-have freeware to perfect your Mac.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smith McKenna, LLC announced this week that 2012 is the time to invest in silver. Stephen M. Smith, managing member Smith McKenna, has 20 plus years of experience in commodity-market analysis and advises that silver will emerge as king.
CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deborah Gonderil, publisher of ‘Restaurants Recommended,’ could not find a restaurant ratings guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers. As a result, she set out to compile a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics. ‘Restaurants Recommended’ (ISBN: 978-1466283176) is the end result.
RENO, Nev., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Fog, Inc. announced this week that its top seller – a commercial and industrial humidifier – the ES100 – is 90 percent more energy efficient that steam for building and duct-mount applications.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interactive Market Solutions, Inc., the parent company for LeadStorm.com, a lead provider, announced today that its fourth quarter numbers were up 18 percent compared to the same quarter in 2010.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what may prove to be a significant day in the development of B2B search technology, today Masterseek, the world’s fastest-growing B2B search engine platform, announced an important milestone: The business search engine giant has now reached 100 million business profiles.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash is proud to present the latest collaboration with AGS Laboratories: The New AGS Proprietary Light performance Diamond Quality Document for Whiteflash A CUT ABOVE(R) Diamonds. As a company committed to providing diamond shoppers with the largest selection of ideal diamonds in the world together with the most comprehensive diamond information available, this new document is the latest step on the Whiteflash path to providing their customers with a Brilliant Diamond Buying Experience(R).
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, ‘What is a Girly-Girl?,’ in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destination Earth (destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In ‘EDUCATION BEHIND BARS’ (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press; January, 2012) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.
PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.
CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, January 14, 2012, 12 Noon, Haas Entertainment will be unveiling its state-of-the-art 3D video projection system in time for the end of the football postseason playoffs. Haas Entertainment will also be showcasing the latest in home automation controls from Crestron for your iPad. The public and media are invited to see first-hand how projection system can enhance the viewing experience of the upcoming divisional playoffs.
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global telecommunications industry continues to expand as spending by consumers and businesses for wireless services fuels industry revenue growth, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, telecommunications services revenue on a worldwide basis will grow from $2.1 trillion in 2012 to $2.7 trillion in 2017 at a combined average growth rate of 5.3 percent.
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: ‘Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation’s youth for a bright future.’ Themed ‘Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,’ January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that Chinese solar manufacturer, ZNShine, has joined the growing number of international solar panel manufacturers adopting PowerGuard’s unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.
SAN DIMAS, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ESI Edgebanding Services Inc., Has announced the full update of HanStone Quartz Surfaces color selections for 2012 on the ESI web site. HanStone Fine Quartz Surfaces combines the natural elegance of quartz with advanced technology to create a new realm of possibilities, dramatic colors and vibrant patterns in a solid surface with Greater strength and resilience.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aomei Technology, an innovative hard disk partition management solution provider, today announces the release of new Partition Assistant 4.0, an ALL-IN-ONE partition manager software and reliable hard disk management toolkit with user-friendly interface and enhanced data protection.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limited edition, signed ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendars will be available for collectors and Ron Paul supporters in Houston, Texas at the Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford Street from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., from January 12 – 14, 2012.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gogiro Internet Group announced this week the opening of a new regional office in the Phoenix area. ‘The Gogiro Phoenix East office will introduce Gogiro products to small businesses in the East Valley and provide local support,’ says Connie Grennan, Phoenix East co-owner.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2012 is coming, but it’s not the end, it’s a new start. At the beginning of the New Year, EaseUS Software, a leading provider of data recovery, partition manager and backup utilities, announces general availability of EaseUS Todo Backup 4.0. Exchange 2010 backup is available in this version. Moreover, the new release of EaseUS Todo Backup Central Management Console enables you to deploy backup plans to multiple clients.
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan), has entered into a strategic relationship with one of the nation’s top-five residential mortgage originators and the largest non-financial mortgage servicer in the country PHH Mortgage Corporation, a subsidiary of PHH Corporation.
KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foley Group, Inc., a leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry is celebrating their 50th year in business.
DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Law Sourcing managing partners Brad Birdwell and Scott Drobes were chosen by Business to Business magazine as two of metro Atlanta’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs. Third Law Sourcing is a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company. Third Law Sourcing revenues grew by 963 percent between 2007 and 2010, earning them the #4 spot on the annual ranking of metro-Atlanta’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs and Ones to Watch.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IDS, a mortgage document preparation vendor, has installed a SaaS-based social customer service platform from Assistly, a recent acquisition by Salesforce, into its back-office operations to improve responsiveness to customer inquiries.
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced that it has recently received an ‘excellent’ rating on their 2011 Silliker Audit with a score of 97.3 percent. The audit covered Food Safety as well as GMP requirements.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a New Year’s resolution that’s not a sweat, like losing 15 pounds or going off cigarettes? ‘Consider resolving to investigate long-term care insurance,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). ‘It’s a snap to accomplish, takes just minutes, and you’ll breathe easier about your future.’
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The past three years have been tremendous years of growth for the Fort Collins/Loveland branch of Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. This branch has helped hundreds of clients and developed many upper management staff members and the office was bursting at the seams. The FFG team had no choice but to expand into a location with more square footage.
CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b teknologies CEO Bill Henslee, an avid motorcycle and race enthusiast and CEO of ERP business software company e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com), finished third in the nation for the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series Bike category in the Super Senior A Class. Henslee finished ninth overall nationally.
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Joel and Mary Roberts of Slatington, PA would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute’s Giving Back initiative, intended to help some of the estimated 1 million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren’t able to afford it.
BEACON, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Victoria Lyons and Walter Henkel would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute’s ‘Giving Back’ initiative, intended to help some of the estimated one million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren’t able to afford it.
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, specializing in Intacct financial accounting implementation, sales and support, is hosting a free webcast on ‘Cloud Accounting in 2012 and Beyond’ on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 1 p.m. ET.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., retail jewelers and ideal diamond specialists, has just announced a holiday promotion featuring a free pair of 14k gold ‘Martini’ studs. The special will run through January 2012 – just in time for the gift giving season. The popular three prong style 14k gold ear studs (valued at $195) will be complimentary with every purchase of any pair of Whiteflash in-house certified diamonds.
VACAVILLE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Comfort Inc. (ICI) of Vacaville, CA has recently completed DualCool installations on 14 Walmart stores in northern and central California. DualCool is a retrofittable system that significantly improves the efficiency of rooftop cooling units (RTU’s) in dry climates. The patented DualCool technology is owned and manufactured by ICI.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, has announced the hiring of Ben Itkin as Senior Trade Desk Executive. In this role, Mr. Itkin will be responsible for co-managing MCT’s Trading Desk operations along with Head Trader and COO, Philip Rasori, as MCT continues to expand its team of mortgage traders due to growth in new client engagements.
BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has successfully implemented the government’s enhancements to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP 2.0) that went into effect December 1, 2011.
CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com) was named to the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 List. This is the fourth time that e2b teknologies has made the list of the fastest growing companies in Lake and Geauga counties.
BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a California based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced it has expanded the deliverables of its 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. All recipients of the 2012 program will now also receive up to $2,500 in additional services; specifically free online text and banner advertising on Neotrope(R) News Network sites. This brings the dollar value of the grant to each chosen recipient to $5,000, or $50,000 total value in donated services for 2012.
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines, Hyde Park Grille, and Piqua Country Club have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Tis the season to be green! We are right on track for yet another record year in online holiday shopping sales. GreenEarthMall.com officially launches its portal today. The site boasts a massive array of eco friendly products, making it the largest all green shopping site in the world.
ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — REMIS AMERICA has installed its first black RemiSafe doors on 24 feet of previously open Hill Phoenix cases at a ShopRite in New Rochelle, NY. These are the first black RemiSafe doors anywhere in the world.
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s blonde, blue-eyed, six-feet tall and looks like a leading actress? She’s Aloha Wanderwell – the first woman to travel around the globe in a car; she was 16. And, AlohaWanderwell.com is dedicated to preserving her nitrate films, books and more.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or another end-of-year holiday, long-term care insurance just might be the best present you could possibly give. ‘That may sound crazy,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com) was named to the Weatherhead 100 list of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio for the fifth straight year. e2b ranked #30 on the 2011 list with a sales growth rate of nearly 160 percent.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced free Saturday delivery this December. Already known for free overnight weekday FedEx delivery on everything they sell, Whiteflash will help last minute shoppers this season by providing free FedEx Priority Overnight Saturday delivery on all orders of in stock merchandise purchased as late as 4 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Based in the USA, Softway Solutions has been innovating web design and multi-media services for more than eight years. These services, along with their Internet marketing and mobile solutions background, have helped many businesses get off the ground. With a satisfied customer base, Softway Solutions has expanded its business to encompass more than a 100-employee workforce.
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the EraNova Institute announces the publication of a special report, Avoiding the Long-Term Care Wipeout by Riding the Life-Extension Wave. ‘It offers a win-win-win strategy that can enrich three constituencies while helping America thrive again,’ says Richard W. Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The name of Brian Gavin is known by diamond specialists far and wide. His company’s creative take on diamonds paved the way for the introduction of several innovative interpretations of this precious gemstone by implementing his specialized Princess, Hearts and Arrows and Quadex cuts.
TEMPLE, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing ‘better burger’ restaurant, brings their fresh approach to burgers to Temple when they open their first location on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 3008 S. 31st Street. Smashburger brings their juicy burgers that are smashed fresh and served delicious, along with its Haagen-Dazs shakes, tempting sides and regional menu items crafted to please local palates to the heart of Temple.
CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com) has been named a 2011 Pacesetter by Accounting Today magazine. This is the second consecutive year that e2b teknologies has been selected as a Pacesetter. Accounting Today magazine awards the Technology Pacesetter award annually to 100 organizations that market financial midmarket applications.
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M3 congratulates David Grant PhD and his team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research for their landmark November 2011 study outlining California’s unmet Mental Health needs. Consistent with an earlier nationwide survey, this new study found that only half of Californians with mental illness receive treatment, while just one in four receives adequate treatment.
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revenue Cycle Inc. has again been named the official billing/coding consultant to the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), according to Ron DiGiaimo, CEO of Revenue Cycle Inc.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the continued growth in Ohio’s demand for energy savings solutions, Energy Optimizers, USA has brought on new talent with the hiring of Mr. Bob Hausmann and the promotion of Mrs. Belinda Kenley to Vice President of Business Development.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation is proud to honor the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as its December Charity of the Month. Toys for Tots distributes millions of gifts each Christmas to brighten the holidays of our nation’s less fortunate children.