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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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New Education Protector from EPIC Safeguards Student-Athletes’ Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation’s fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.

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TeamSnap Acquires EasyTeamManager

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by nearly 7 million people around the world to coordinate their sports and other ongoing activities, today announced it has completed acquisition of Easy Team Manager assets from Lone Tree, Colorado-based Kranitz Enterprises, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Ice Bucket Challenge Morphs into Rice Bucket Challenge

NEW YORK, N.Y. and TANAUAN, Philippines, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since Spring, the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the Rice Bucket Challenge has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.net.

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EaseUS New Update Partition Master 10.1 Supports More Languages with a Smaller Size

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, the professional software provider with 10 year’s experience and 100 million users around the world, releases the EaseUS Partition Master 10.1. EaseUS Partition Master, a popular partition tool in the whole software industry, now has earned over 20 million users and gained many positive reviews from authority editors.

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Titan Capital Solutions Jumbo Correspondent Mortgage Program Has Historic Lock Month in June 2014, Adds 7 Approved Sellers in Q2

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned jumbo correspondent investment subsidiary of mortgage outsource services provider Titan Lenders Corp., has announced June 2014 was its largest lock month in both volume and dollar amount since its inception in October 2012.

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Tenorshare Launches iPhone Care Pro to Fix all iOS Problems

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare is excited to announce the new release of Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro. This new product is an advanced iOS system care toolbox to help users manage files, speed-up devices, back-up and restore data, fix iOS stuck issues, unlock password, and more. It aims to tweak iOS devices to enable top performance, thus it can better serve iPhone/iPad/iPod users.

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SecuGen to Showcase New Combination Fingerprint and Contactless Smartcard Reader at the 2014 Global Identity Summit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showing at the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, a completely new device that combines a contactless smartcard reader with SecuGen’s FAP 20 certified, optical fingerprint sensor, the U20. This new product, the Hamster Pro Duo CL(TM), is housed in a sleek new case and provides convenient access to dual mode authentication for enhanced security.

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IDS Launches Mortgage Compliance Resource Center for Doc Prep Clients

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced it has launched a comprehensive ‘Resources’ website within its flagship doc prep system idsDoc. The main feature of the site, a compliance-focused blog authored by IDS Compliance Officer Jonathan Johnson, was made available to clients through the idsDoc doc prep platform on Aug. 8.

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CRG Kickstarts a SmartCity Development Ecosystem to Seamlessly Merge Solutions for Civic Applications with Okta, Soasta, ClearVision and VRP

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group today announced that it is initiating the City Development Ecosystem, a group which is chartered to promote new software models for civic organizations to take advantage of next generation applications and cloud infrastructure.

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EaseUS Launches Todo Backup 7.0 with New UI and Smart Backup for PC and Server

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, the professional backup and recovery software provider with 10 years experiences, has announced the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.0. The new version has a big improvement in UI design, making it be more friendly and intuitive. The latest Todo Backup comes out with new functions like ‘Smart Backup,’ automatic update, multi-language support, and more.

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Better Life Technologies Group Goes to Indiegogo for Prototype

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the ‘Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device’ (AJADD) U.S. Patent #8,659,435 B2 – a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.

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ImmersiON-VRelia PRO Blue Sky ushers in new world of commercial virtual reality entertainment

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImmersiON-VRelia announced today the launch of the immersive industry’s first-ever virtual reality commercial entertainment division. The new division will be dedicated to providing head mounted displays and content to amusement parks, visitor attractions, immersive cinemas and promotional platforms. The division is the result of a new partnership between ImmersiON-VRelia and International Immersion Industries.

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Firetainment to Unveil New Fire Tables at International Furniture Expo

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Firetainment, a leading manufacturer of fire pit tables, will debut three new fire table designs at the 2014 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 16 – 19. These new additions to the Firetainment product line will be on display at trade show booth 7-2019.

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces New Releases from German Electronica Producer Marian

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the new double-single ‘Torch’/’Dozer’ from Valiant Horizon artist and German electronica musician Marian. The “Torch” and “Dozer” tracks were released on August 12, 2014 via Valiant Horizon to major online retail outlooks including Amazon, iTunes and Spotify.

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EPIC adds retail team from JLT Towers Re

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationwide retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of the retail risk management and property/casualty team of JLT Towers Re. This strategic build-out of a team serving large, complex risk management accounts is a product of EPIC’s broadening alliance partnership and collaboration with JLT Towers Re. The agreement is effective August 11.

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Civic Resource Group Receives Prestigious Designation of ‘100 Most Promising Technology Companies’ from CIOReview Magazine

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CIO Review magazine announced that Civic Resource Group (CRG) received a notable inclusion on the CIOReview100 list for its innovative programs and solutions that help civic organizations across the U.S. achieve their goals to become ‘Smart Cities’ in 2014.

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Reverse Mortgage Volumes Trend Up in Closed Loan Data, FHA Endorsements a Lagging Indicator, says ReverseVision’s Rob Katz

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to what has been reported for the past six months, reverse mortgage originations have been trending up according to ReverseVision, the leading provider of reverse mortgage lending solutions. ReverseVision’s RV Exchange (RVX) is the leading reverse loan origination system (RLOS) and lending system of record for the majority of reverse lenders.

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Cogensia announces expansion with hire of Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, along with 3 new hires

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia continues to grow its management team through addition of several new employees at Cogensia; including Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, Mary Kay Simpson as Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Albert Pardilla as Manager, Client Solutions, and Andie Kulach as Account Manager.

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eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Intelligent Packaging Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.

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