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EPIC adds Tiffany McClellan in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif., Sept 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

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New York’s Premier Event Planning Company, EMRG Media, Announces Its Event Planner Expo, October 8 at The Metropolitan Pavilion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is proud to announce its annual Event Planner Expo – a premier event planner event to take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, on October 8, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year, the event will be hosted by Celebrity Event and Wedding Planner Colin Cowie.

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The Village of Elgin Winery Announces the 32nd Harvesting of the Vine Festival to take place September 20 and 21

ELGIN, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 32nd Anniversary of Arizona’s Oldest Wine Festival, held at the Village of Elgin Winery in downtown Elgin, Ariz. Once again the focus will be on enjoying the libations of the vine with friends and family; with arts and crafts, Arizona Blues legend Buzz and the Soul Senders performing and local foods available from vendors.

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New System Captures Full Potential of the iPhone 6 NFC Capabilities for ‘Smart’ Consumer Goods

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading RFID specialist eAgile Inc. announced their eTap(TM) solution today for an intelligent packaging solution for consumer products utilizing near field communication (NFC). This announcement is concurrent with Apple’s(R) news that the new iPhone(R) 6 will join the rest of the smartphone marketplace incorporating NFC capabilities.

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Natalia Alexandria Announces Launch of ‘Your Life IQ’

VERO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Natalia Alexandria, highly sought-after life coach, unveils her latest book ‘YOUR LIFE IQ’ (ISBN: 9780578138107). This new book helps readers develop their innate ability to solve life challenges and provides all the tools necessary to ignite a thriving mind-body-spirit.

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Inspirational Keyboardist Isha Love Pours ‘Jars of Waters’ with New Solo Piano Release

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the fingers of Isha Love glide across the piano, a dazzling cascade of melody rushes forth spraying the atmosphere like the mist from a waterfall. ‘Jars of Waters,’ her new offering, is a fluid tapestry of 14 luscious piano solos that pour sweet liquid libations for the soul.

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Artist Cites Empathy for Victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton in Latest Decision in Upcoming Exhibit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist’s and gallery’s plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The L.A. artist who planned to display the newly leaked images of celebrities Lawrence and Upton, along with other celebrity compromised images, will, instead, feature the artist’s self-shot, life-size, nude images next month at Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

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Oceanside Jewelers is launching a new line of Pandora Jewelry

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oceanside Jewelers, owned and operated by Master Jeweler Chad Elliott, is expanding the store’s award winning collection of fine jewelry and engagement rings, and will be launching a new line of Pandora jewelry, bracelets, and charms in store.

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ArteQuesta Artist Evan Skrederstu Announces Participation in Upcoming Japanese Yokai Exhibit

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta today announced that Evan Skrederstu, a Los Angeles-based urban artist and member of street-art collective UGLARworks (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents), will be a featured artist in an upcoming exhibition titled ‘Beware! Yokai!’ at the Empire Seven Studios in San Jose, Calif.

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ARMCO Pioneers Mortgage Industry Quality Control Benchmarking Solution

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced the launch of ACES Analytics(TM), a business intelligence tool that will, for the first time, allow mortgage professionals to benchmark quality control results against industry peers. The benchmarking service is now available to ARMCO clients and will be open to participation from all lenders by the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Champagne Toast to a Cure for ALS

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Awards iFOS $3 Million Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS today announced it has received award notification to provide Administrative, Budget and Program Support Services for anti-violence programs at the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period.

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TeamSnap, TEAM 1 SPORTS Join Forces for Live Video Streaming

BOULDER, Colo. and LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by nearly 7 million people around the world to coordinate their sports and other ongoing activities, today announced an exciting new partnership with TEAM 1 SPORTS, the new ultimate amateur sports digital network, to provide complimentary live video streaming software to all TeamSnap clients.

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Recently Leaked Nude Images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton to be Displayed in Upcoming Show in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA’s ‘Fear Google’ campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist’s upcoming show ‘No Delete’ next month at CACA’s The Showroom; located in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

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Lone Star EMMY Chapter of NATAS Announces New Executive Director

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday, August 20, the Lone Star Emmy Chapter announced Terry Markis as their new Executive Director. Markis has been with the organization as the Chapter Administrator since January 2005. She fills the position previously held by Misti Torres McCarty, the chapter’s longtime Executive Director, who passed away in 2013.

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Wounded Veterans’ Charitable Run Down California Coastline Set for Start Next Monday

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All of the practice is done; all of the planning is complete. Now it’s time for several teams of war-injured military veterans and active servicemen participating in the Never Quit Challenge to put their personal watercraft into the Pacific Ocean and do what they’ve always done – finish the job.

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HECM Reverse Mortgages Have Less Risk for Lenders says ReverseVision Board Member, Industry Expert Jeffrey Taylor

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage lenders offering the HUD-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) will find that originating reverse loans carries fewer risks than traditional mortgages. Recent HUD changes have made these loans even better suited to serve their intended purpose, according to reverse mortgage expert Jeffrey Taylor, a ReverseVision board member and president of Wendover Consulting.

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Breakthroughs in Biblical Research Revealed in New Book

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Science Proving Creationism’ (ISBN: 9780961809850), by Professor Solomon Huriash, is the only book of its kind on the market that literally proves each and every verse of the Biblical story of creation is in sync with the teachings of modern science. A project like this has never been done before.

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‘Tattoo Nation’ Explores the Hidden History of Body Art on 45 Million Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Tattoo Nation’ began as a simple series of portrait photography sessions and grew to become an 86-minute exploration of the art of ink-on-flesh by director Eric Schwartz. Now available for streaming or purchase on DVD, ‘Tattoo Nation’ is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal to mass acceptance and the status of art.

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Seventy-two Cats Dead and Alleged Animal Abuser Unable to be Prosecuted Due to Humane Officer Breach of Duty

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neighbors and concerned citizens are appalled that an Allegheny County Humane Officer who was called to investigate the abuse and abandonment of over 70 cats, removed two cats and sent the rest to die, according to Frankie’s Friends Cat Rescue.

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Solutions Direct Can Sky Rocket Sales on a Shoestring

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone these days is looking for ways to save money, while making money. So, what’s the answer? A new advertising company, Solutions Direct (SolutionsDirect.net), thinks it knows. It starts with automated push technology.

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San Diego North County Attorney Releases Mobile Responsive Web Site

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the growing demand for sound legal information available over the internet, San Diego Attorney Stan Prowse has released an updated mobile-friendly version of his comprehensive and easy to understand legally oriented web site. Easy access to helpful legal information is now available 24/7 over stanprowse.com, optimized for all devices and web platforms.

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‘Legends of Surf Music’ concert to premiere in Vista Calif. on October 25, 2014 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stars and Stripes Events, a concert production company located in Escondido, Calif., is promoting a surf rock concert with former members of eight of the best known famous surf rock bands of the sixties. The promoter will donate 10 percent of ticket sales directly to Wounded Warrior Homes also located in Vista Calif. The concert is at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista on October 25.

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Aspen Art Gallery becomes a Diamond Sponsor of the Flight to Luxury – Benefitting Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aspen Art Gallery today donated original art pieces from many of its established artists, including Malotte and Rae, James Vilona, Linda Israel, Mark Yale Harris, Nadaleena Mirat Brettman, Sherri Mignonne, Isabelle Dupuy, Randy Cooper, and Christopher Owen Nelson – a total value of more than $333,000 in art to be auctioned by the 5th Annual Flight to Luxury, A Red Carpet Hangar Party, presented by Cuvee Escapes, benefitting Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver.

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The Prospect of ‘Empowered Living’ Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of ‘empowered living,’ an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.

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Larkin McLean’s Fourth Album ‘Ladybug’ Reveals Her Distinctive Hybrid of Audio-Erotica, Head-Bopping Rhythm, and Smartly Lyrical Pop Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Larkin McLean got her start sitting in at jazz clubs, taking piano lessons from Sarah Vaughan’s accompanist George Gaffney, and studying Flamenco dance. You can hear it woven eloquently throughout her new record, ‘Ladybug.’ A follow-up to the well-received ‘If You’re a Wild Girl, Say Aye,’ McLean first hit the scene with her self-titled album.

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Inc. 5000 Ranks United Shore in top 25 percent of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

TROY, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With three year sales growth of 480 percent, United Shore ranked No. 1071 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies. United Shore, parent company of top wholesale mortgage lender United Wholesale Mortgage, is revolutionizing lending from a commodity to a service based business.

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Greenwald Picked as Liaison Counsel for GM Recall Lawsuits

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel.

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