SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC’s growth momentum.
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NILES, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if you could have a great meal, and do good at the same time? You can, because Graziano’s Brick Oven Pizza continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary year by raising funds for Advocate Medical Group’s Adult Down Syndrome Center in October. When guests mention the Adult Down Syndrome Center to their Graziano’s server, 20 percent of their total food and beverage spend will be donated to the Center.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced the seamless integration of its loan auditing platform with independent data verification services from Kroll Factual Data, a leading provider of credit, risk mitigation and third-party verification services to the mortgage industry.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan(TM), a U.S. based company, today announced the launch of its textured aluminum beverage cans (patent pending). Changes to the aluminum beverage can have been minimal at best, since its birth. The concept of texturing the sidewall of beverage cans is both innovative and revolutionary. The XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite.
TROY, Mich., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it has been selected as a finalist for Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Online Originator Award.
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When an employer has an employee going through the difficult process of a divorce, it has been estimated that the overall loss to that employer can be devastating to the business as well as the employee – a loss to the business of up to $80,000. Starting Over Again is now offering employers a way to reduce these losses, through a 10 week dedicated program in both the U.S. and Canada.
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Oct, 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author of a new nonfiction book, “Behind the Lines, WWI’s little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation” (ISBN: 978-0990689300; Milbrown Press).
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarissa Talve, the first American born prima bailarina of the Flamenco, announces the release of her memoirs in her book ‘Dancers Never Die’ (ISBN 9781491280768; Dance Arts Press) on Amazon. In her memoir she vividly recalls a momentous career as a dancer and her battles with polio and TB, as well as giving a loving tribute to the artistry and talent that was the ‘Golden Age of Flamenco.’
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a job market where 30 to 40 million resumes are being circulated all the time, Robert Gerberg, author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, in his new book ‘An Easier Way to Change Jobs (2015 Edition).’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division. Wiesner brings 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.
NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MobiDev was invited to share a report at a conference named Mobile App Europe. It is a big IT event that took place between September 29 and October 1 in Berlin. The conference debuted this year and already set high standards in selecting participants – the leading people in the industry, including representatives of top IT companies.
PETERSBURG, Va., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate incarcerated for bank robbery at FCI Petersburg – a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia. What he learned was frightening.
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is the Republican Party planning a coup d’etat for this next election cycle? George L. Fouke questions this in his newly-released book, ‘Who is Killing the Republican Party? An Old Professor’s Jolly Rant’ (ISBN: 978-1502512499). In a satirical account of the GOP, this politically-independent author takes the Republican Party to the woodshed with tough love hoping for its revival as part of a viable two-party system.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars, an Irvine-based premier provider of indoor and outdoor distributed antenna systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi systems, has installed permanent neutral host DAS and Wi-Fi networks at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Angel Stadium is a 45,483 seat facility and home to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to document volume data from mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have increased significantly among IDS customers in 2014.
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.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.’
TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale mortgage lenders, announced that it has created a new Marketing Center and also completely reskinned its mobile app, UMobile.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Easeusapp, the pioneer provider of mobile app and games, releases a brand-new Android app – Coolphone – to resolve a common problem for users: Phone overheats easily. What’s more, it has a significant positive effect on the battery life. Coolphone is designed with clean and simple interface to cool off phone and control it in a safe operating temperature in one tap.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, loan sale execution and risk management services, announced that it has been chosen by Mortgage Technology magazine as a finalist for the 2014 Release of the Year Award.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity – Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.
GWINNETT, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gwinnett Choral Guild (Guild) will present ‘A Diminished Mass’ by Scottish composer Alan A. Craig at Duluth First United Methodist Church on October 18, 2014. The performance places the traditional liturgical texts in a modern setting.
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the estimated 287,279 pounds of legal marijuana that will be sold in Colorado this year and the millions of containers used to package it, Higher Standard Packaging of Denver announced today the introduction of the first eco-friendly containers composed of FDA-approved, recycled milk jug plastic and manufactured specifically for the marijuana industry.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York Event Planner Expo, sponsored by EMRG Media, is proud to announce its celebrity host, Colin Cowie, in the upstairs VIP Lounge, for this year’s Expo at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, on October 8, 3-8 p.m. Mr. Cowie is a contributor to NBC’s The Today Show and a popular personality on HSN, as well as the party planner of choice for celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, and Kim Kardashian.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Insights, LLC, a financial management software firm serving the healthcare industry, and NOMISe Systems, Inc., a provider of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions, today announced the merger of their business operations. The new company will operate under the Healthcare Insights name with an expanded and improved suite of software products, consulting, and outsourced solutions marketed under the INSIGHTS(R) software and NOMISe(R) services brands.
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.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foxhead Books announced today a new book for the fall 2014 holiday season: ‘Good People’ (ISBN 978-1940876139), a collection of short stories by Nick Ripatrazone.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Todo Backup is designed for backing up and protecting important data; EaseUS Todo Backup can realize local backup, and off-site backup. After the leak of celebrity sensitive information, enterprises have re-considered their backup solutions – cloud backup or local backup? The leak of explicit celebrity photos has implied online storage is at risk, and besides the concerns, the society and person need to pay more attention to data security protection.