HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., a leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that their retail store has been granted membership in the prestigious American Gem Society. Recognized for the success of their first retail store, and for a continued reputation for excellence in the domestic and international jewelry market, Whiteflash joins an organization comprised of some of the finest jewelers in the world.
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HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash, internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that they have become Platinum level distributors for industry-leading jewelry designer Tacori.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenleaf Book Group Press announces the release of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman. ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) is available nationwide today, November 13, 2013 and will be published in an eBook edition and an audio book edition in January 2014.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local internet marketing agency Geek Powered Studios will be hosting a ‘geek-a-thon’ starting Friday November 1, and lasting for over 24 hours into the weekend. Geek Powered’s employees will be playing video games for 25 hours straight to raise money and awareness for Austin’s Dell Children’s Hospital – part of the Children’s Miracle Network that helps treat children with serious medical conditions, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
LEANDER, Texas, Oct. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Goddess of Aromatherapy’ and master Khamitic Yoga teacher, Het-Heru Maatkeru, has been guiding her patrons to deep dimensions of inner sanctity via the olfactory nerve for almost a decade now. Mixing mysticism and spirituality with an acute knowledge of aromatherapy her Het-Heru Chamber line holds a sacred space in the realm of scentilizing offerings that include essential oils, candles and body and hair products.
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that Massey Consulting, based in Raleigh, N.C., has been accepted as an Authorized Orange Leap Partner.
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap, LLC announced today the closing of a convertible debt round, the proceeds of which will be used to further the growth of the company through the partner channel the company announced in May 2012.
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.’
HOUSTON, Texas, July 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that YEP Energy has engaged Cogent to implement YEP Energy’s utilization of Cogent’s Sales Commission Manager (SCMOnline) software service to support its growth of natural gas sales in California and other states. Their SCMOnline solution provides a means of managing the residual sales commissions that flow as ongoing streams of compensation to their independent brokers and sales agents for completed energy-service contracts.
DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that its Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits will feature Adam Roth, CEO of StreamLink Software presenting ‘Maximizing Board Engagement and Effectiveness’ on July 25, 2013.
DALLAS, Texas, June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phillips Productions, Inc., a recognized leader in television program development and HD video production, today announced its new company name, Phillips MediaSource. With clients across the state of Texas using its various video content development strategies, high definition video production services, and integrated marketing communications consulting, the company is changing its name to better reflect the company’s comprehensive portfolio.
HOUSTON, Texas, June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today a new promotion on the wildly popular social networking site Pinterest. In celebration of recently becoming an authorized retailer for top jewelry designer Tacori, Whiteflash will be giving away a fabulous Tacori fashion necklace to one lucky ‘pinner.’
IRVING, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Irving Independent School District (ISD) is located outside of Dallas, and provides a comprehensive curriculum of educational services to nearly 35,000 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The special education department of Irving ISD has decided to pilot Caselite Software with its staff of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) during the 2013-14 school year.
AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator in mortgage settlement services, announced that it hired Chip Caldwell to manage the company’s Southeast territory. The addition of Mr. Caldwell helps satisfy a growing demand for FirstClose’s end-to-end settlement services offering and supporting technology solutions for use by mortgage lenders.
DALLAS, Texas, May 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roemtech(R), LLC is announcing release of its new PlenumAmp PMA-350H. Specifically designed for above ceiling applications, this plenum rated mixer/amplifier is equipped with Roemtech’s new Auto-HummBuster technology. In addition, it features three inputs, external volume control, P/A override, and green sleep mode. The PMA-350H is designed for conference room and classroom audio systems.
DALLAS, Texas, May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas law firm, Farris Law Group, PLLC, has brought on three new team members to focus on the growth and expansion that the company is experiencing, especially in the mortgage document preparation department.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenleaf Press announces the upcoming release of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman. ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-60832-578-8, 7×9 Paperback, 446 pages, $19.95) will be available nationwide on August 13, 2013 and will be published simultaneously in an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1-60832-579-5, $7.99) and an audio book edition.
DALLAS, Texas, May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap, developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, announced today their partnership with give2gether to enable online fundraising and peer-to-peer campaigns for non-profits using Orange Leap CRM software.
BALLINGER, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hand.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.
PLANO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE — The Texas Association of CPAs (TACPA), supports effort to reduce burdensome regulations in Texas. State Representative Phil Stephenson, CPA, recently filed two bills affecting CPAs and small businesses in Texas. The first bill, H.B. 1756, exempts from the state’s mandatory peer review program, CPAs who only prepare financial statements for small businesses.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that JMT Consulting Group, a leading national software and service provider, has been authorized as a reseller of the Orange Leap cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software solution.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC announced today the release of the latest enhancements to their popular DashBook Royalty Pro system, which now includes the ability to directly create royalty checks or bill payments within Intuit’s QuickBooks.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series features Matt McCabe from Pursuant presenting ‘I Have A Dream: The Importance of Vision At Every Donor Level’ on February 14, 2013.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world’s most powerful personal computer designed for audio and video production. Based on the Windows(R) 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it recruited Dave Widmoyer to manage and grow its Midwest territory. The addition of Mr. Widmoyer establishes a regional footprint in the Midwest to offer its settlement services and technology solution to lenders headquartered in that region.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Structured Funding(TM) announces the launch of its website and services in 50 states. Buyer of structured settlements, fixed annuities, state lotteries, royalty payments, nationwide.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced that its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference – dubbed ‘Connections Focused on Your Future’ – will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 12-14, 2013.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting Friday December 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas’ most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy ‘Holiday Wedding’ and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.com.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Widely respected Houston jeweler/diamond cutter Brian Gavin and his company, Brian Gavin Diamonds, have announced the addition of a unique line of masterfully crafted diamond jewelry: The Coronet Solitaire Collection. The collection, which brings the classic look of the ever-popular solitaire diamond to today’s sophisticated, fashion-forward woman, is designed to make this timeless diamond style eminently attainable by women everywhere.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Twitter for Nonprofits’ presented by Dawn Westerberg, president of marketing consulting firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that nonprofit technology and solution specialist, Soft Trac has been authorized to sell Orange Leap, a cloud-based constituent relationship management (CRM) solution. Soft Trac serves nonprofits in the Northeast and is based in Falmouth, Maine.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a leading aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it has been named to Inc. 5000′s 2012 fastest-growing private companies list. FirstClose ranks 2,876 with an industry rank in the real estate category of 47 and notable three-year sales growth of 79 percent.
VICTORIA, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makeup Artist Christina Sanchez has been passionate about makeup and skin care for quite some time. She is a family woman and a mother, who is a professional makeup artist with a small retail store in Victoria. Christina has a customer oriented approach that has won her success in her terrestrial ventures. She has now taken that success to a new online store located at Christina-Fashion.com.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) is sponsoring ‘Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving,’ presented by Kevin Myers of iDonate and part of Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series webcasts for nonprofit organizations.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC was recognized as a Certified Consultant at the annual Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network conference, Gathering 2012. The designation was based on marketing achievements and participation in the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network in 2012. Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, was also named […]
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose Title announced that its CEO, Cynthia Waterman, will be available at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois October 21-24 to discuss title insurance issues in the mortgage banking industry and how they can be remedied. She is available by appointment at the show or via phone interviews after the show.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) has launched a new monthly series of webcasts for nonprofit organizations called the Shine Brighter Series. The first webcast is ’5 Ways Nonprofits Can Get More Likes on Their Facebook Page’ presented by Randy Vaughn of Fort Worth-based Marketing Twins.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blings, Inc. releases details for its crowd-funding project on Indiegogo.com for intelligent lighted shoes. Blings(TM) are the world’s first illuminated shoes that will interact with an iPhone or Android device. The idea was to bring together the elements of style, functionality and technology into a coherent product that can be worn anywhere, which will stand out in a crowd.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based strategic digital solutions firm Softway Solutions announced today that it won second place for logo design in the American Design Awards (ADA). An internationally-recognized independent awards program, the ADA recognizes designers from around the world who produce innovative and creative design pieces.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced it hired industry veteran Doug Beaty as executive vice president of national sales. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership to execute on the company’s goal of expanding its business and marketing its product line.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that Austin-based Xanegy Cloud Solutions has been authorized as a reseller of Orange Leap cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software solution.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston based technology firm, Softway Solutions (softwaysolutions.com), is ranked number 40 on Houston Business Journal’s Houston Fast 100 list. The Houston Fast 100 is ranked by two-year growth and a minimum of $1 million in revenue. All of the companies on the list are headquartered within the Houston metropolitan area and have been doing business for at least five years.
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Gold Bureau announced today the general availability of Silver Eagle Coins recovered from several bank vaults below the World Trade Center. These coins were removed from the rubble following the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a native of South Africa, one of the premier diamond capitals of the world, Brian Gavin has extensive experience in the diamond jewelry industry. In an effort to expand his selection of fine diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and men’s bands, Brian Gavin has partnered with Sholdt, a jewelry design house based in Seattle, Washington.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX(R) to facilitate the management of medical images.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin Diamond’s Signature diamonds and jewelry creations are now more readily accessible to customers looking for financing online through a partnership with Credex. According to Brian Gavin, ‘We have collaborated with Credex, working with state of the art technology to bring this great option to our customers. As has been the case with other innovative ideas, others are sure to follow.’
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and engagement rings based in Houston, Texas, announced today the opening of a new retail showroom in nearby Sugar Land, Texas. Scheduled to open in August 2012 the showroom located in Sugar Land Town Square will provide a more traditional retail experience to a rapidly growing number of local Whiteflash customers.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Facility Rx (FRx) CEO and President Vivian Holder announced the acquisition of The Office Planning Group (OPG). OPG is a 25 year old company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with client relationships in private and government sectors. It is also an aligned TAB dealer providing specialty file and storage systems, document imaging, records management, commercial office furniture, and related facility services.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Long-Term Care Partnership and the 3in4 Association are joining forces to host a series of free seminars in July to encourage people to think about how they’re going to pay for their long-term care.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Softway Solutions development team has received a Bronze Web Health Award for their development work of the iPhone / Android application Auscultation Primer. The award was presented during the 14th annual Web Health Awards program, which recognizes America’s top digital health resources.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has hired Utah-based mortgage specialist Melanie Rocha as an account executive in its Western region. Rocha, a former 360 Mortgage Group employee, brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.
RICHARDSON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business management software specialist MicroAccounting Solutions has been named to the 2012 BSI Top 100 VARs. The annual listing of the top accounting software Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the United States and Canada is published by Bob Scott, executive editor of The Progressive Accountant and Bob Scott’s Insights.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., specialists in Ideal Diamonds and Fine Bridal Jewelry, announced today that it has been selected the 2012 Pinnacle Award Winner by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for the retail jewelry category in Houston, Texas. This award recognizes Whiteflash as the top retail jeweler in the fourth largest city in America.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage banker, officially began accepting applications for HARP 2.0 loans on Monday, March 19, 2012, specifically serving challenged and underwater borrowers. Subsequently, 360 has experienced a significant increase in loan volume, resulting in the largest active pipeline since the company’s 2007 founding.
HOUSTON, Texas, May 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing their tremendously popular Facebook ‘Give it the Yes Vote and Win’ contest series, Whiteflash Inc., leading retailer of ideal diamonds, engagement rings and fine bridal jewelry, announced today another impressive giveaway promotion. By casting a vote between the two members of their internationally acclaimed A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, each participant will be entered to win the diamond getting the most votes.