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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Washington state (Wash.), USA.

LeaseAccelerator Publishes New Whitepaper on Lease Accounting Standard Changes for Lessees to Explain May 2013 FASB Exposure Draft

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator announced today that it has published a new lease accounting whitepaper for lessees that explains the new 2013 FASB Exposure Draft, which the FASB is expected to release later this week. Lessees can download it for free from LeaseAccelerator’s publishing arm. The official title is ‘How to Prepare Now for the Coming Lease Accounting Changes.’

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It’s Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.

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NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the ‘Bellingham Cannabis 3′

BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state’s newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.

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Updated Workplace Guide from LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Highlights Tax and Employee Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An updated workplace guide, announced today, describes the tax, productivity, and other benefits of adding the “missing link” to employee benefit packages: long-term care insurance. Titled ‘Long Term Care Outreach and Education Program,’ the 12-page guide is published by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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DCIA Announces CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE Speakers – Third Annual Conference within the NAB Show Expands to Two Days

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.DCIA.info) today announced the first wave of speakers to participate in its CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE at the 2013 NAB Show, the third annual DCIA event within the NAB Show, taking place on Monday and Tuesday, April 8-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh to speak at CPAC 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall C.E.O. Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is ‘Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch – Cool Tools.’ This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.

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TAX ALERT: Federal/State Incentives Can Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Attractive

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Considering long-term care insurance? Tax time may be a good time to move your decision to the front burner, because the premiums of many policyholders may be subsidized by tax deductions or credits. So says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That’s no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.

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Internet Business Broker Expert Coaches Website Owners How to Sell For Optimal Price

YELM, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Fairley, president and founder of Website Properties (WebsiteProperties.com), has successfully helped people to buy and sell Internet-based businesses since 2002. And 2013 is shaping up to be another strong year in the online business sales niche.

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A Gift That ‘Gives Back’ to Aging Parents: Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why are some middle-aged Americans buying long-term care insurance (LTCi) for their aging parents? It’s partly because Mom and Dad may need help with the tasks of daily living, but can’t afford a policy to pay for it, according to Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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Seattle Bash announces the 11th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash returning to the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash would continue the long tradition of being held at the EMP Museum in downtown Seattle.

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One-Minute Long-Term Care Quiz Gauges Awareness of Likely Need, Who Pays, and How

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Has the government got your back on long-term care (LTC), or not? Are the odds small or great that you or a family member will ever need LTC? How safe is a ‘wait-and-see’ approach to the issue? These key questions are addressed in an online quiz from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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The Return of the 11th Annual Pulse the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 10 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. Presented by Halloween Seattle.

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Do People Over-Estimate the Cost of Long-Term Care Insurance, Depriving Themselves of Vital Protection?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a straw poll to let people guess the cost of long-term care insurance, immediately learn what others think, and then get actual numbers from an expert by phone. The poll and follow-up information are designed to correct a misconception that may be leaving most Americans unnecessarily unprotected.

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Ecologic Releases New Version of LeaseAccelerator That Enables Equipment Lessees to Transition to the New Lease Accounting Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has released a new version of LeaseAccelerator that is designed to enable equipment lessees, the users of leased equipment, to transition in the most efficient and effective manner to the expected new lease accounting standard. Ecologic made the announcement at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2012 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Sales Talent Inc. Named to Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a sales recruiting firm based in Mercer Island, Wash., was selected as one of Washington State’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine. Awards were presented during a cocktail reception and dinner at the Westin Seattle on June 14, hosted by Brock Huard, with a keynote by Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll.

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Labor Day Proposal from Long-Term Care Leader: Thank the Unsung Millions Who Provide Labor of Love, Our Caregivers

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to those who work for a living. But what about our caregivers, who selflessly tend the disabled – helping them eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, dress? Our society could not function without caregivers, yet we give them short shrift when handing out thank-you’s. To rectify this, LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) proposes a Labor Day token of thanks.

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Young Marines Youth Organization Gearing Up for a Strong Presence at the National Navajo Code Talker 30th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 175 youth members of the Young Marines from throughout the country will be attending the 30th anniversary of the National Navajo Code Talker Day in Window Rock, Arizona on August 14.

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Young Marines youth organization announces the Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Division Awards program with DEA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.

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Five Questions to Ask a Long-Term Care Specialist Following the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the Supreme Court upheld The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), uncertainty about health insurance abated. But what about long-term care insurance, which covers in-home, nursing-home, and assisted-living care – expensive services scarcely addressed by regular insurance or Medicare? That issue remains as head-scratching as ever, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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Calculator-Advisor Combo Reveals Cost of Long-Term Care and Insurance in Any Location

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a free service to help consumers learn about the financial risk of needing long-term care someday, and how to manage the risk. The service blends the best of technology with the best of humanity: real, live advisors on the phone. It’s a simple two-step process.

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3in4 Association Announces Strategic Partnership with Care Options OnLine (COOL) with Resources for Long-Term Care Planning and Wellness

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the non-profit 3in4 Association announces a partnership with CareOptions Online(TM) (COOL(TM)), a web-based service promoting wellness and offering quick, easy access to healthcare services for entire families. The main focus is on mature adults and seniors, but the health and fitness advice applies to children and young adults as well. So do the referral services for medical care, childcare, and other resources important for family health and well-being.

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Ecologic Expands Latin America Leadership Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America. Ecologic Leasing Services runs global leasing programs on an outsourced basis for manufacturers that sell into emerging and mature market.

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Young Marines Youth Organization Announces 17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization’s National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines (youngmarines.com) is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

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Millions in Workplaces May Get Long-Term Care Insurance, According to Industry Leader Offering Special Report

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an agreement with EraNova Institute to distribute a special report on the future of long-term care insurance (LTCI) as an employee benefit. The report will be made available by LTCFP to selected employee benefit brokers, human resource managers, and heads of business and non-profit organizations. Titled ‘The LTC Benefit Battle,’ the EraNova document is based on interviews with leaders in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefit fields.

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National Youth Organization’s Call-to-Action Campaign Raises Awareness to the American Flag during June 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization’s 2nd annual ‘Raising Awareness to the Flag’ initiative during National Flag Week in June.

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Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or ‘the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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