SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least one in nine seniors is at-risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care (*note 1). During the Holidays, Comfort Keepers(R) in South Bay and Peninsula is asking the community to make food donations to the ‘STOP Senior Hunger’ food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.
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CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Autumn 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R).
WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life’s blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. ‘According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company’s corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iBroken, Inc., the Apple(R) iPhone, iPod and iPad repair company, is proud to announce the launch of its new mobile repair truck division along with a new company website. Based out of Simi Valley, CA, iBroken has expanded operations at its office/warehouse facility and now has the first mobile iProduct repair vehicle successfully servicing the greater Los Angeles area.
ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member’s assets to that of an insurance carrier.
CARSON, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., a leading provider of document production and compliance technologies, announced that it has opened up the use of its eSign platform to anyone and everyone at no cost. DocMagic eSign provides for the secure capture of electronic signatures for all documents stored in the PDF file format. Documents are digitally sealed and access is provided to all parties with audit trail capabilities, document versioning, and email notifications. As a result, organizations save paper, time and money using eSign.
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the 10th Annual Symposium with the theme ‘Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting.’ The Symposium will be the premier event in 2012 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital Ray, a custom web development and search engine optimization (SEO) firm in Los Angeles, California, has developed a solution that enables websites coded in Classic ASP to accept Amazon’s e-commerce checkout solution. This is something of a watershed because Amazon Checkout doesn’t support Classic ASP; it supports a more modern version of the dynamic language, ASP.NET.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do Hope Solo, Blake Griffin, Jose Reyes, Gretchen Bleiler and Lacy Young have in common? They all appeared in the buff recently to celebrate their bodies. Lacy Young isn’t a famous athlete with national endorsement deals, nor is she admired by millions of fans. But she felt the need to bare it all in the name of eating healthy.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, public relations, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, announces its latest Non-Profit PR Grants Program for 2012. The firm is again donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 29th anniversary.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a thank you to its new and existing users who love EaseUS products, EaseUS Software, a leading provider of data recovery, partition manager and backup utilities, is now unveiling a Thanksgiving Day Special Offer. Starting from Nov 15 to 30, 2011, all users are entitled to get a bundle product with a 40 percent discount or buy one and get two free as a gift. By the way, you can also send this as a gift to the person who you want to show thanks.
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations is the winner of a 2011 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Silver Award for its thoughtful introduction of a modern spa-style bath into a 1915 Colonial in Cambridge, MA. The award was presented at a gathering of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry on Wednesday, November 9.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, a South African manufacturer of market-leading biometric devices and a SecuGen OEM partner, is implementing a nationwide rollout of a biometric-centered time and attendance system for McDonald’s South Africa.
EUGENE, Ore., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of all natural cereal and granola products, has recently introduced another ‘on trend’ variety of delicious granola under its GT Classic brand: Baobab Coconut Granola, made with organic (MWO) ingredients.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, announced that it has been selected by SiliconIndia, the premier magazine for business and technology, as one of the Top 100 U.S.-based companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, UK, Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) has named Mrs. Tami Heim as CLAs new president and CEO. She will begin in this role on Jan. 1, 2012.
CARSON, Calif., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of loan document and automated compliance solutions, announced that its chief legal officer (CLO), Melanie Feliciano, will speak on a panel session that will discuss various compliance challenges and technology solutions. The panel is being held at the 13th Annual Mortgage Technology Conference by SourceMedia and Mortgage Technology magazine at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami, Florida.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, announced that a new disclosure relating to flood insurance is now available through the idsDoc doc prep platform.
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Enterprises across many vertical industries are adopting various wireless-capable applications such as VoIP calling with fixed mobile convergence capabilities; e-mail and instant messaging; mobile conferencing and collaboration software; machine-to-machine communications; and mobile sales force automation programs in order to grow their sales, improve customer support, and reduce operational costs, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As banks continue to place strict requirements on business loans for small businesses and merchants, BCA (BusinessCashAdvance.com) continues to grow its business loan alternative financing program to accommodate merchants in need of fast financing.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia’s territory includes the Southern California region.
WALL, N.J., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, market commentator and publisher of the internationally-followed Grandich Letter (www.Grandich.com), has released his autobiography entitled ‘Confessions of a Wall Street Whiz Kid’ (ISBN: 978-0615550633). Called ‘thought-provoking,’ ‘entertaining’ and ‘a remarkable memoir’ by experts in the world of finance, the book is now available through Amazon.com.
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protecting Kids LLC, a Georgia-based publishing company for mental health professionals, today announced the launch of the book titled ‘Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child’ (ISBN: 978-1463772819).
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China. ‘Our corporate lessee clients and our vendor captive clients have been asking us to help them find, engage, and transact with new lessors in China for several years,’ stated Michael Keeler, CEO, Ecologic Leasing Services.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The majority of adults believe that long-term care insurance should be purchased between the ages of 45-64, yet 82 percent of this age group have not purchased a policy, finds a new study from the 3in4 Association. The study, sponsored by Genworth Financial, also shows that since the 2008 financial crisis, only 20 percent of adults have taken any action on their financial strategy and almost half of respondents do not expect to add anything to their plan in the next two years.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company’s Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes High Sinclair as a newly hired account executive. Covering the Washington-state region, Sinclair brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters – a restaurant manager recruiting firm – announced its launch this week in Ohio and Pennsylvania. While there are many other recruiting firms out there, none quite match up to the features and benefits that Ohio Restaurant Recruiters can provide.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, 27 exonerated ex-death row survivors – all members of the group Witness to Innocence – urged the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case. Skinner, who was sentenced to death for a 1995 triple murder, has a scheduled execution date of November 9.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.
FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce a new program to allow current users of other digital steganography detection solutions to replace their tools with Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS) and Steganography Analyzer Signature Scanner (StegAlyzerSS) by just paying the cost of software maintenance – a low $625, or less if the user qualifies for or law enforcement or government discount.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.
MANCHESTER, Vt., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX), a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, and Trustmark National Bank (Trustmark) have completed the bank’s implementation of Dupe Detective(TM), the payments industry’s leading Day 1, multi-channel duplicate payment product.
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Heat-Wave during winter! Yes, it’s true. True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami based company, recently began selling several new sports related products, primarily ‘Sports Rally Towels’ and is today announcing The Heat-Wave Towel(R).
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced the location and dates of its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference. This year’s conference – dubbed Ingredients for Success: Education, Understanding, Execution and Results – will be hosted at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on January 18-19, 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Rosa Beaty as a newly hired account executive for the Midwest region, specifically Illinois. Beaty comes to 360 with more than 30 years of experience in retail and wholesale mortgage lending.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington’s popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing – and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following on the success of their first Facebook ‘Rock the Vote’ engagement ring popularity contest, Whiteflash Inc., online jeweler and specialist in ideal cut diamonds, has decided to host a second round of their own democratic election to crown the top engagement ring setting in their collection.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has appointed David Bromage and Rod Suhan as its leadership team dedicated to Boart Longyear Financial Services.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.
FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.11 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains 1,000 steganography applications.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RobotDough Software Corporation has issued a call for entries in a writing competition for finance students. The competition, initiating an annual series, requires use of RobotDough’s online equity research platform to deliver 500-word articles on the world’s equity markets. A panel of expert judges will select five winners, each of whom will receive cash prizes and continuing blogger or analyst positions with RobotDough.com.
CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Points Technology, LLC has appointed Joel Lipkin to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Lipkin joins Four Points from Affigent LLC (formerly TKC Integration Services), where he was general manager.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventive Minds continues to add useful and inspirational media products to its line of tools for inventions. Most recently, it has created and released ‘A Workbook For Young Inventors’ (ISBN: 978-0983344803). This workbook for kids incorporates colorful characters known as the ‘Dreamalings(R)’ that are used to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately – invent.
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced its support for the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) that aims to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading provider of data backup and disaster recovery and storage management solutions for Windows environment, today announces the general availability of EaseUS Todo Backup 3.5. To remotely backup and restore another computer within a Local Area Network (LAN) is now available in Version 3.5. With a more user-friendly interface and improved backup functions, EaseUS Todo Backup will certainly become a multi-functional backup software.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology, of the largest kinase profiling data set in the public domain, disclosing previously unknown kinase inhibition relationships. The data set was compiled from over 100,000 independent activity assays performed with RBC’s proprietary HotSpot(SM) technology.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Fenello, a homeowner who has been working on a mortgage modification with Bank of America for over 18 months, today announced that he has filed a pro se legal action against the bank, alleging 13 causes of action including Fraud, Bad Faith, Equitable Estoppel, and violating numerous state and local laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), and the Real Estate Settlements Procedure Act (RESPA).