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May 2006

Pro-plaintiff Firm Empowers Clients in Pending Lawsuits to Pursue Cases to Attain Maximum Financial Settlements
Wed, 31 May 2006, 17:32:00 GMT
LAS VEGAS, NV - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Plaintiffs in pending lawsuits, who need cash now, may be able to quickly cash in and get some financial relief. Crown Financial Services, based in Las Vegas, is in the business of providing emergency cash to plaintiffs in lawsuits. For example, if someone has been injured and is suing the responsible party for their injuries, they may need money for living expenses before the case is settled; emergency cash is now available.

From Prescription Drug Plans to Long Term Care Policies, Government Forcing Another Tough Choice; Help Offered by Insurance Experts
Wed, 31 May 2006, 03:45:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As millions of Americans recover from the daunting choice among prescription drug plans (deadline was May 15), the Government is forcing another health care decision. And this one's a doozie, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC. 'Which long term care insurance policy should you pick?'

O Yikes! Introduces New Line of Diaper Bags - Active Lifestyle Company Introduces Larger Diaper Bag Without Compromising Style
Tue, 30 May 2006, 20:27:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- O Yikes!, active lifestyle diaper bag manufacturer, today announces the introduction of their second line of ultra-chic urban diaper bags for active parents on the go. The latest design, O Yikes! Messenger bag, still offers the style and functionality of the original O Yikes! Slingback bag while offering a little more room.

Interim HealthCare Inc. Names 2006 Interim HomeStyle Hero
Tue, 30 May 2006, 19:15:00 GMT
SUNRISE, FL - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home health care and supplemental staffing, announced the winner of the national Interim HomeStyle Hero Award for 2006. Phyllis Dennis, Personal Care Assistant, from Greenville, South Carolina was the recipient of the national award which recognizes a home health aide who best represents the character traits that make up a hero such as honesty, experience, integrity and dependability. As the winner, she receives a $500 award.

Innovative Program Combines Customer Rewards and Affiliate Marketing
Tue, 30 May 2006, 19:05:00 GMT
CANTON, OH - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinYourWay.com has found a unique way to build revenue through affiliate marketing while simultaneously rewarding customer loyalty. This distinctive combination goes beyond typical affiliate marketing, which pushes customers to online retailers and lines the pockets of only the originating site owner. CEO Beth Philley uses the affiliate links to reward loyal customers with a gift card to one of the affiliates.

High-End Hosting Service Company Offers Low-End Prices
Tue, 30 May 2006, 15:49:00 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the host for several hundred dedicated servers for customers from all over the world, Datarealm Internet Services, Inc. is proud to offer new and existing customers quality services at budget prices.

Checkered Motorsports Offers NASCAR Fans Opportunity to Race to the Finish Line, Own a Piece of the Action and Make History
Tue, 30 May 2006, 15:35:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ever dream of being part of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Family? Well, this may be the chance that die-hard fans have been waiting for, and Checkered Motorsports is leading the way. Unlike other sports, NASCAR allows anyone to field a Nextel Cup Team. With over 75 million NASCAR fans, the chance that there are some people interested in doing so, is highly likely. And, now is the time. Every year, NASCAR reviews and revises rules and regulations; in two or three years they might not allow just anyone to get in.

Entertainment and Technology Business Feature Summary for Week Ending May 26, 2006
Fri, 26 May 2006, 18:58:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: WhiteFlash.com, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, creates celebrity wedding bands for Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight; CyberTouch announces the Orion 32 - one of the largest touch-screen LCD monitors for professional applications; and Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 100 List.

Online Casino Invests $11,000 to Pull Warren Buffett's Strings
Fri, 26 May 2006, 17:05:00 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Popular online casino and eBay shopaholic GoldenPalace.com has added another winner to their portfolio today by acquiring Warren Buffett's signed DQ Ukulele for $11,211. The instrument was specially made for Buffett by Dairy Queen, a longtime economic and gastronomic favorite of the billionaire investor. The instrument has been personally played, and signed by Buffett who is widely regarded as the most successful value investor of all time.

Hollywood Couple, Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight, Say 'I Do' with Custom Designed Whiteflash.com Wedding Bands
Thu, 25 May 2006, 23:26:00 GMT
HOUSTON, TX - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash.com custom designed one-of-a-kind wedding bands for the upcoming nuptials of Adrianne Curry, winner of America's Next Top Model, and Christopher Knight, of Brady Bunch fame. The two met on the set of VH1's Surreal Life last year and have been heading toward wedded bliss ever since. Whiteflash.com, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, was heralded by Kiplinger's Magazine as 'Lord of the Online Rings.' The company's world-renowned jewelry artisans handcrafted the famous couple's wedding bands.

'LTCI Live' - Long Term Care Insurance, Hot New Topic on the Lecture Circuit; for Groups Seeking Speakers, LTC Financial Partners Offers Army of Experts Free of Charge
Thu, 25 May 2006, 22:48:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local service clubs, community groups, and associations constantly need speakers to jazz up their meetings, but good ones - without big fees - are hard to find. LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, is filling the need with 180-plus experts on a hot new topic: long term care insurance.

Narconon Teams Up With Hot Music Group to Release Video that Depicts Real-Life Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Thu, 25 May 2006, 18:51:00 GMT
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon has recently released the draft version of the 'Losing Control' video-clip with a goal of generating interest for drug education and prevention. Based on a true story, the young man in the video is contemplating suicide due to a struggle with drugs and alcohol.

Cleveland Seminar Will Prep Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Bonanza; Following Tax-Friendly Legislation, Flood of LTC Applications Expected
Thu, 25 May 2006, 15:58:00 GMT
CLEVELAND, OH - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to incentives from Washington, tens of millions of Americans will seek long term care insurance, but agents aren't prepared. That's the gist of a seminar for agents on June 3-5 in Cleveland, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick motivation for 77 million retiring baby boomers, and others, to buy long term care insurance rather than rely on Medicaid.

TIC International's Construction Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Synergen Consulting International
Wed, 24 May 2006, 18:06:00 GMT
HOUSTON, TX - May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Construction Services Division has changed its name to Synergen Consulting International. This change was brought about by record growth in recent years of the firm's already established Construction Management and Claims Consulting Divisions, as well as the addition of a recently acquired Financial and Business Consulting Division.

New Service Will Support 'Long Term Living,' an Alternative to Yesterday's Long Term Care
Tue, 23 May 2006, 22:13:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 100 List for Second Year in a Row
Tue, 23 May 2006, 20:29:00 GMT
SEATTLE, WA - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Magazine released its latest hot 100 list of America's fastest-growing new businesses in America and Techlink Northwest, one of only two Washington state companies to make the grade, is named for the second year in a row.

Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports
Tue, 23 May 2006, 19:56:00 GMT
NASHVILLE, TN - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are part of Brown Investments' plan to expand into the airports, hotels and office buildings markets. Brown Investments, Inc. is a full-service business brokerage and investments firm, specializing in the placement and sale of ATMs.

Online Forex Trading Support Companies Pair Up to Host Live Non-Farm Payrolls Training Event for Currency Traders
Mon, 22 May 2006, 21:49:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FXbootcamp.com and FXstreet.com have partnered to host an innovative, live, training event for foreign currency (FOREX, FX or 4x) traders on June 2, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. EST. Currency traders will receive live coaching during FOREX's most exciting event - the release of the Non-Farm Payrolls Employment Report. This is the most powerful fundamental report in the FOREX market and is issued by the United States Department of Labor on the first Friday of each month.

The Future of IVF: Genetic Infertility Testing Breakthroughs Hold the Promise of Higher IVF Pregnancy Rates and Lower Multiple Birth Rates
Mon, 22 May 2006, 21:14:00 GMT
DALLAS, TX - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Several breakthroughs in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), soon to be available in Texas exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Dallas), could dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Perception Software Releases EDAConnect - Connects Electronic Design Engineers to Enterprise PLM Systems
Mon, 22 May 2006, 19:15:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perception Software today announced the general availability of EDAConnect, which offers electronic design engineers an intuitive, easy to use connection from their EDA environment to their enterprise PLM system. Prior to EDAConnect, the only options available to organizations attempting to integrate their EDA design environment with their enterprise PLM systems were either internally developed or custom developed solutions. Both of these options presented problems when changes or upgrades occurred on either the EDA or the PLM systems

Is Another Hurricane Katrina Coming? New Survey Shows Floridians Grossly Unprepared for Hurricane Season
Mon, 22 May 2006, 18:24:00 GMT
PENSACOLA, FL - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite being in the epicenter of hurricane activity, Floridians continue to roll the dice on hurricane insurance. Attorney Samuel Bearman finds that an alarming number of Florida residents do not have adequate insurance coverage, should a major hurricane hit the state.

Local Reproductive Clinic Celebrates Gift of Life with a 5-Year Baby Reunion
Mon, 22 May 2006, 17:05:00 GMT
GLENDALE, CA - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way - by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children's jumping houses.

CyberTouch Announces 32-inch Touch Screen LCD Monitor
Mon, 22 May 2006, 04:35:00 GMT
NEWBURY PARK, CA - May 22, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CyberTouch is pleased to announce the Orion 32 - the latest and largest addition to its line of touch LCD monitors. Available now, this 32-inch diagonal (16x9 aspect ratio) touch screen LCD monitor is ideal for electronic signage, hospitality, kiosk and point-of-purchase applications. This larger size touch monitor allows designers to display more information and reduce the number of screens while increasing interactive efficiency.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Introduces Exclusive Photographed Diamond Inventory
Mon, 22 May 2006, 04:23:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commencing Monday, May 22nd 2006, online diamond and jewelry retailer James Allen will start offering its customers more than 10,000 high quality photographed diamonds available exclusively on the James Allen web site.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending May 19, 2006
Fri, 19 May 2006, 23:32:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: VIGILAIR Systems, Inc. earns 'Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology' designation for air filtration system from Dept. Homeland Security; IO2 Technology launched the Heliodisplay(TM) M2, its revolutionary second-generation free-space video display; Controversial film about Israeli Woman and Palestinian Man, 'Another Road Home,' is now on DVD; and Seaweed Systems to distribute NVIDIA(R) Graphics Devices in aerospace and defense markets.

Chicago-area Businesswoman Wants to Donate 50,000 Millennium-Edition Newspapers to a Non-Profit Group for Use as a Fund Raiser
Fri, 19 May 2006, 22:48:00 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, IL - May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet executive Sue Cohn of Highland Park, Illinois has been holding on to a cache of 50,000 new and uncirculated January 1, 2000 newspapers; most of them are the Chicago Tribune with a few thousand New York Times, Financial Times of London and USA Today also included in the lot. Her late husband purchased the newspapers in 2000 with the future intent of selling them online and in stores after they appreciated in value years later. In fact, most of the major city Millennium edition newspapers have already increased in value -- and are selling on eBay and other Websites anywhere from $5 to $20 each.

Unique Conservation Development Project Launched in the North Carolina Mountains Near Asheville
Fri, 19 May 2006, 17:54:00 GMT
ASHEVILLE, NC - May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the midst of rapid real estate development growth in Western North Carolina, one person has come up with a novel approach for keeping this magnificent mountain land wild and natural. John Myers of Hickory Nut Forest, LLC, who has spent the past 18 years protecting over 20,000 acres for parks and trails, has designed a unique conservation development project in Hickory Nut Gorge, just 17 miles from Asheville.

A Faery Hunt! O.C. Now Playing In Huntington Beach Central Park
Fri, 19 May 2006, 00:58:00 GMT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Live Children's Interactive Adventure: 'A Faery Hunt! O.C.' If you're one of the many people who have seen a faery or two, or perhaps a troll, or even a symurg while walking the dog in Central Park, don't panic. You are not suffering from an illness or a disorder that makes you see these creatures. They really are there.

Nation's First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World's Flora
Wed, 17 May 2006, 22:23:00 GMT
BROOKLYN, NY - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation's first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.

Hello Gorgeous! Look And Feel Fabulous - For A Good Cause
Wed, 17 May 2006, 21:10:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor's fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.

Detroit Area Cosmetic Surgeon is the First to Offer New Non-Surgical Eye Procedure to Lift Drooping Eyelids
Wed, 17 May 2006, 17:57:00 GMT
DETROIT, MI - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Eyes by Thermage(TM), is a non-invasive eye area procedure that was recently introduced, following a multi-center study that produced excellent outcomes and patient satisfaction; Mark Berkowitz, MD., Medical Director of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa in Sterling Heights, MI, is the first practitioner in the area to complete the training and offer the procedure to patients.

AlamoPoker.com Announces Results of the $1.9 Million Grand Series of Poker Held On-Line April 24 - 31, 2006
Wed, 17 May 2006, 02:16:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em - lists Grand Series of Poker results of the OnGame Network produced poker tournament. esults of the The Poker Classic, the next record breaking tournament and guaranteed prize pool of $5 million will be posted after the live finals are played the 30th of September.

Flying into the Future: Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports
Tue, 16 May 2006, 23:02:00 GMT
NASHVILLE, TN - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are among the first few to boast Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) provided by Brown Investments, Inc.

VIGILAIR Systems, Inc. Earns DHS 'Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology' Designation
Tue, 16 May 2006, 21:44:00 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the VIGILAIR(R) Biodefense System as a QATT (Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology), in accordance with the SAFETY Act of 2002.

Greencomputer Introduces PowerElf II Black Edition
Tue, 16 May 2006, 17:08:00 GMT
EDMONTON, Alberta - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greencomputer Innovation, Ltd. today unveiled its new PowerElf(R) II Black Edition(TM) server appliance featuring a dual core Intel Pentium D processor which delivers up to four times the performance of the previous PowerElf model.

Baby Boomers and Empty Nesters Take Their Wealthy Inner Children on Vacation
Tue, 16 May 2006, 15:52:00 GMT
HOBOKEN, NJ - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's suburban families are growing up - and out. As baby boomers say good-bye to their adult children, this career-driven segment of society is rediscovering leisure time. The trend of swapping their city apartments (originally purchased as relief from killer commutes) with like-minded travel-bugs worldwide, has been on the rise, according to a recent member survey conducted by the website Digsville.com.

Next-generation Floating Mid-Air Display, The Heliodisplay M2 Features a Larger Display, New Features and Wider Range of Uses
Tue, 16 May 2006, 05:00:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IO2 Technology announced today the release of the Heliodisplay M2, its revolutionary second-generation Heliodisplay(tm) free-space display. Like the first-generation Heliodisplay M1, the Heliodisplay M2 displays high-resolution, full-color video in thin air, without a physical screen. The M2 features a screen area 87% larger than that of the M1, and boasts many other improvements allowing for superior images.

Commodity Research Bureau Completes Acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine
Tue, 16 May 2006, 04:43:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information today announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities and currency markets.

Seaweed Systems to Distribute NVIDIA Graphics Devices in Aerospace and Defense Markets
Tue, 16 May 2006, 04:00:00 GMT
ORLANDO, FL - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seaweed Systems, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions for safety-related embedded markets, announced today at the Wind River Worldwide User Conference in Orlando, FL that it will be fully supporting the use of NVIDIA graphics devices in the aerospace and defense market.

ANOTHER ROAD HOME: Israeli Woman/Palestinian Man - Controversial Film Now on DVD!
Tue, 16 May 2006, 03:00:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. releases its first DVD worldwide on May 23, 2006. ANOTHER ROAD HOME by Danae Elon, award-winning Israeli filmmaker and daughter of renowned writer Amos Elon, portrays her quest to find Musa Obeidallah, the Palestinian man whose love and sacrifice profoundly influenced her life. Diverse media and audiences have lauded this powerful documentary because it brings to the screen a deep humanity about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and does not shy away from confronting its controversial themes.

Free Local Seminar Offers Viable Alternative to Bariatric Surgery
Tue, 16 May 2006, 01:01:00 GMT
LIVONIA, MI - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saturday, June 3 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, individuals who are considering weight-loss surgery will learn about a non-surgical, non-medical alternative in a free seminar held in Livonia. The free event is sponsored by Escape Obesity, Inc., a Michigan-based organization that assists individuals who are struggling with high levels of obesity.

What Inspires The Most Controversial Asked Question In History? Is There A God?
Mon, 15 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMT
SARASOTA, FL - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rod Hoskins Ministries is pleased to announce the release of Rod Hoskins' latest book, 'So . . . You want to know GOD' ($17.99 ISBN 1-59781-921-2), from Xulon Press. This new book addresses the heart issue of what people around the world are truly seeking. The real question is not if God exist, but rather, can I have a relationship with God?

Million Dollar Press Releases
Mon, 15 May 2006, 23:13:00 GMT
ROCKFORD, IL - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PR veteran Robert Smith started in the world of publicity almost 8 years ago. After owning a child support company he started his own agency Robert Smith & Associates PR in 1998. Smith today announced his much anticipated book 'Million Dollar Press Releases: Guide to Boosting Profits Using Free Publicity' ($17.00 Aardvark Publishing) is available.

Drug Rehab News: Release of Overcoming Crystal Meth DVD
Mon, 15 May 2006, 22:49:00 GMT
TROIS-RIVIERES, QC, Canada - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres announced today that after years of living under the influence of crystal meth, 'Will' finally overcame his drug addiction. Stuck in this tribulation of highs and physical weariness, he came to the brink of death, before eventually realizing how crystal meth had destroyed his life. In this gripping new DVD video, entitled 'Overcoming the Crystal,' the truth about crystal meth, its dangers, its treacherous effects and destructive power is finally revealed.

Total Computer Security - For Free!
Mon, 15 May 2006, 19:50:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Throw out those expensive security packages. For no cost at all, SystemBodyguard, a new freeware product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), will protect your computer against every threat imaginable.

Atreus Systems Expands Global Presence with Carrier Deployments on Four Continents
Mon, 15 May 2006, 06:00:00 GMT
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - VON Europe - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS, and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that as a result of its global expansion, the company has achieved a major milestone with the successful deployment of its IP Provisioning Software on four continents.

BroadSoft and Atreus Systems Launch Residential VoIP Self-Service Solution
Mon, 15 May 2006, 04:00:00 GMT
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - VON Europe 2006 - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BroadSoft, the leading provider of VoIP application software, and Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that they have extended their partnership to help service providers launch residential VoIP services quickly and cost-effectively.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending May 12, 2006
Fri, 12 May 2006, 23:34:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Independent record of mankind's origins uncovered in a new color supplement to the best-selling book 'The Parthenon Code'; Controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, notorious for his nude Britney Spears 'pro-life' birth sculpture, is featured in documentary to screen at the New Haven Film Fest; and M2SYS Technology's biometric fingerprint reader integrated into detention centers for positive inmate identification.

PR Expert Liisa Sullivan Joins Send2Press Newswire for Professional Press Release Writing Services
Fri, 12 May 2006, 21:13:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Send2Press(R), a leading online news service since 1996, announced today the addition of PR expert Liisa Sullivan to its editorial team. Liisa will take on the role of lead writer for Send2Press' news release writing programs. Send2Press is a unit of Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California.

Every New York Mets Fan Needs this Book!
Fri, 12 May 2006, 16:30:00 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'For Mets Fans Only,' ISBN 0-7906-1334-4, from famous sports book author Rich Wolfe.

Ford Mustang Lovers REJOICE! The Book You Have Been Looking For is Right Here!
Thu, 11 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'Ford Mustang Buyers and Restoration Guide: 1964 1/2-2007,' ISBN 0-7906-1326-3.

It's About More Than Air in the Tires
Thu, 11 May 2006, 23:49:00 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the release of 'The Savvy Guide To Car Repair & Maintenance,' ISBN 0-7906-1321-2.

Ancient Greek Images Portrayed Genesis Events - Independent Record of Mankind's Origins Uncovered
Thu, 11 May 2006, 20:09:00 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, MD - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solving Light Books announced today the release of a 600-slide PowerPoint presentation, an expansion of the book, 'The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble' (ISBN: 0970543832) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. The PowerPoint restores the east pediment of the Parthenon in color by computer, explains its meaning and, displaying more than 500 ancient images, shows that the characters and events portrayed in Greek art match those described in the early chapters of Genesis.

Prototype Units Ready for Shipment
Thu, 11 May 2006, 18:23:00 GMT
SOLANA BEACH, CA - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board ARME / ARME.ob) announces the first delivery of the frames and bodies from Hero Manufacturing in India for the Mexico pedi-cab contract. The units will be delivered to the Armor Las Vegas facility via air freight during the week of May 15th. Armor and Hero engineers together recently incorporated specific enhancements to the design of the front forks and the frame to better accommodate the power from the electric propulsion system.

FLChildcare Conducting Survey of Florida's Parents
Thu, 11 May 2006, 17:17:00 GMT
ORLANDO, FL - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FLChildcare.com is seeking to get information from Florida parents about finding child care and other child-related options in their local area. Survey will be used to improve services offered by FLChildcare.com for Florida's minor children (tots to teens).

TTI Introduces WinBill Service Desk
Thu, 11 May 2006, 08:46:00 GMT
WALNUT CREEK, CA - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the leader in Telecom Expense Management software solutions today announced the introduction of their new WinBill Service Desk. WinBill Service Desk is a totally web based tool that allows WinBill customers to Request, Order, Provision and initiate Trouble Tickets for their IT services 24x7.

Top 12 Critical Stock Trading Questions Answered in New Step-By-Step Special Report by 30 Year Trading Veteran
Thu, 11 May 2006, 08:00:00 GMT
DETROIT, MI - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Profits Run, Inc., has announced online availability of their new Stock Swing Trading Special Report. It provides step-by-step answers to the Top 12 questions over 20,000 active stock traders asked their president, Bill Poulos, in a recent survey. This report provides free stock trading strategies usually only found in high-priced seminars.

Southern Software, Inc. Deploys Integrated M2SYS Fingerprint Software within Jail Management Platform to Multiple Detention Centers for Positive Inmate Identification
Thu, 11 May 2006, 07:05:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today that Southern Software, Inc. of North Carolina, a leading provider of municipal and public safety products, has successfully integrated the M2SYS Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint software technology into its Jail-Pak(TM) inmate management application and has deployed it to detention centers in Roanoke, VA, Benton County, AR, Hamblen County, TN, and Uvalde County, TX.

Protect Yourself From Poker Cheats with PokerBodyguard
Wed, 10 May 2006, 23:31:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online poker players: you need never be cheated again! PokerBodyguard, a new freeware product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), works to ensure that other online poker players do not rip you off.

Britney Birth Sculptor's Severed Head 'Obsession' Featured - A New Haven Film Fest Screens Documentary About Local Artist
Wed, 10 May 2006, 17:07:00 GMT
HARTFORD, CT - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Britney Spears's pregnancy confirmation comes this week when filmmaker A. D. Calvo and controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards begin development on a short film about the making of Edwards's next sculpture of Ms. Spears giving birth. Calvo and Edwards are scheduled to talk briefly about their project following the screening of Calvo's quirky short documentary, THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS. The film, selected by the New Haven Underground Film Festival, features a behind-the-scenes look at Edwards's Ted Williams Death Mask and will be shown this Saturday at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Emergency Preparedness Finally Made Easy - User-friendly Home Inventory Guide Brings Simplicity to Record-keeping
Wed, 10 May 2006, 05:42:00 GMT
LAS VEGAS, NV - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ultimate Home Inventory Guide by Gail Barrick (ISBN 09767962-1-X) debuts on bookshelves this week, offering an easy way to save valuable information about personal belongings. The Guide addresses the critical need to have serial numbers and receipts within quick reach after an unexpected loss.

Author Dee Dee Phelps to Appear at Book Expo America
Tue, 09 May 2006, 22:44:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dee Dee Phelps, author of the recently released memoir 'Vinyl Highway,' singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties (www.dickanddeedee.com), is scheduled for an autograph session in the Trafford Publishing booth (Booth Number 1851) on Saturday, May 20th at the Convention Center in Washington, DC at Book Expo America.

Global Oil Tools Libya to Launch on the Libyan Stock Exchange
Tue, 09 May 2006, 21:32:00 GMT
TRIPOLI, Libya - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In its 16th weekly regular meeting held Sunday evening in Tripoli to issue the resolution and the articles of associations of the market, The Secretariat of the General People's Committee has approved a draft resolution to the establishment of Libya's Stock Exchange Market.

Jurisdictionary(R) Legal Studies Club
Tue, 09 May 2006, 20:06:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jurisdictionary(R) Legal Studies Club of Atlanta, GA (a local non-profit club) is hosting a seminar to benefit all people who need to know how to protect themselves from legal abuse ... people who can't afford a lawyer or aren't sure they can trust the lawyer they have!

Cimaware Software Releases AccessFIX 5 for the Recovery of Damaged Access Database Files
Tue, 09 May 2006, 16:52:00 GMT
MADRID, Spain - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The latest update of Cimaware Software's Access database recovery program, AccessFIX 5, was released today. This program is designed to extract the structure and the tables' contents from damaged MDB and MDE Access database files. This major update includes new features such as the recovery of macros, modules, forms, reports, and all types of fields, including autonumeric, replica ID, and decimal fields.

Freddy&Ma Introduces Millions of Unique Handbag Designs by Allowing Customers to Design Their Own Handbags
Tue, 09 May 2006, 07:44:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Freddy&Ma, a designer of handbags and accessories, today announced the opening of an online boutique for designing custom handbags: www.freddyandma.com. Fusing fashion and technology, the cutting edge website enables shoppers to direct the design process by combining different prints, leathers and hardware options to create original products. Most designer handbags are copied within weeks of release. Because Freddy&Ma ensures originality through millions of possible combinations, an F&M customer is unlikely to ever see another person carrying her unique design

Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association: Independently Owned Pharmacies Face an Uncertain Future in Louisiana Due to Federal Budget Cuts
Mon, 08 May 2006, 22:20:00 GMT
BATON ROUGE, LA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With drastic federal cuts impending, most independent community pharmacies face a very uncertain future. 'I've been in business for 10 years and this is the first time I've truly feared for the future of my business,' said Ricky Guidry of Guidry's Pharmacy in Iowa, Louisiana.

The Pope of Pot Finds Success on the Internet with Temple420.org
Mon, 08 May 2006, 21:15:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Temple420.org opened on April 20th to incredible success. There have been thousands of people flocking to the site and a true community is being created on-line. Two community members of Temple420.org have decided to get married and they have asked Craig X Rubin, the new Pope of Pot, to officiate over their Wedding. The other exciting news is that Rubin, the Temple's Reverend, is going to Washington D.C. to be trained as a preacher by Arch Bishop George Augustus Stallings.

Laptop Computer Missing from Hospital - Critical Patient Data Protected by The CyberAngel(R), Laptop Recovered
Mon, 08 May 2006, 19:48:00 GMT
ALEXANDRIA, MN - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - CyberAngel(R) Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.), a leader in computer Data Protection and Tracking & Recovery, is making headlines in Minnesota. On October 12th, a representative of Douglas County Hospital called and reported one of their laptop computers was missing. They use The CyberAngel Security Software on their laptops to provide Real-Time Data Protection and Recovery in the event of loss or theft.

Staples Offers Electronics Recycling at Home Office Expo and Select Area Stores
Mon, 08 May 2006, 18:24:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, and Staples, lead sponsor of the Expo, announced today that Staples will kickoff a 15-day Recycling Event at the entrance of the Bayside Expo Center on June 2. During the entire run of the Home Office Expo, June 2 - 4, attendees can get $10 off the price of admission simply by bringing old computers, monitors, printers, laptops and fax machines for recycling.

Intellikey Labs HD-DVD Quality Assurance Disc Testing in High Gear
Mon, 08 May 2006, 16:59:00 GMT
BURBANK, CA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The mid-April release of HD-DVD players and software on the retail market kicked the production of high definition entertainment product into gear. The media industry's need for HD-DVD titles for retail distribution has been keeping Intellikey Labs' optical content testing in overdrive to meet studio release dates.

PHSN Limited and Enterprising Vision Inc. (EVI) forge an alliance to launch EVI's Patient Adherence Communications Platform - MemoText
Mon, 08 May 2006, 15:42:00 GMT
TORONTO, ON Canada - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EVI, (a global development firm specializing in information systems analysis, design and management) and PHSN, (Canada's premier waiting room network) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance designed to facilitate improved patient adherence rates across the healthcare spectrum.

LTC Financial Partners Named Long Term Care Insurance 'Resource Partner' for Financial Planning Association(R)
Mon, 08 May 2006, 15:19:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced its selection as "Resource Partner" for the Financial Planning Association(R) (FPA(R)), the membership organization for America's financial planners and allied professionals.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending May 5, 2006
Sat, 06 May 2006, 18:52:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 6 -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Kubota Research and Ion Power, Inc. collaborate to accelerate fuel cell research; Java Juice(R) is a new liquid coffee extract that can be used to travel, hike, or infuse weak coffee; LifeSpan fitness equipment to include new patented Intelli-Sense(TM) safety features; and GameBeat Studios wins two ADDY awards for its work on the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series campaign.

Tax Refund Can Be a Ticket to Financial Freedom
Sat, 06 May 2006, 00:01:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering a Free Debt Consultation to all consumers who have received or will be receiving a tax refund. Knockout Debt's consultants will explain to consumers how a tax refund may be used to save thousands of dollars. With rising interest rates, spiraling gas prices, and higher credit card minimums, it is more important than ever before to eliminate credit card debt.

Books to Bookmark: 13 New Books Worth a Look for Spring 2006
Fri, 05 May 2006, 18:28:00 GMT
REDONDO BEACH, CA - May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books 'worth a look,' announced during Spring 2006. Titles include 'Absolute Sudoku' by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris, releases 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'; and 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' by H. Steven Robertson, a 'how-to' book for kids and coaches of kids.

iMAX Business Solutions Rolls Out Wholesale Pricing on Credit Card Terminals
Thu, 04 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMT
DENVER, CO - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMAX Business Solutions, the leading Internet provider of discount credit card machines and credit card terminals, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the top credit card terminal manufacturer's entire line of machines at wholesale prices.

Reaching New Heights: Java Juice(R) Liquid Coffee Extract Makes Huge Leap Forward in Backcountry Coffee
Thu, 04 May 2006, 18:14:00 GMT
VENICE, CA - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No time for brewed specialty coffee? Need a quick, pick-me-up? No worries. On the trail, at home, or at the office, just add hot or cold water to Java Juice(R) for a cup of the freshest-coffee alternative available.

Kubota Research Announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM) and Collaborates with Ion Power, Inc. to Accelerate Fuel Cell Research
Thu, 04 May 2006, 07:00:00 GMT
HOCKESSIN, DE - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kubota Research Associates, Inc., headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM), a revolutionary waterproof bonding process for the assembly of fuel cells, based upon the patented P-Wave(TM) technology, which clears major performance and cost obstacles to the manufacture of commercially viable fuel cells.

America's Vacation Center / American Express Accomplishes Industry First - Booking a Cruise from 30,000 Feet
Thu, 04 May 2006, 06:00:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Vacation Center / American Express (AVC) continued to break new ground last week, when agency co-president Brad Anderson booked a Royal Caribbean cruise while on a commercial flight. Using America's Vacation Center's exclusive Agent Power(TM) software and the satellite Internet connection on the Lufthansa 747 airplane, Anderson successfully booked a deluxe balcony cabin aboard the Freedom of the Seas.

LifeSpan Treadmills to Feature Patented Revolutionary Safety Technology
Wed, 03 May 2006, 02:00:00 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, announced it will incorporate a unique, load sensing feature into LifeSpan HOME series and PRO series treadmills. The U.S. patent office recently approved a patent covering LifeSpan's Intelli-Sense(TM) Automatic User Sensing Technology. Intelli-Sense(TM) is an intelligent, revolutionary feature which increases treadmill safety and allows for step-based programming.

Millenigence President Featured on Wall Street Reporter
Tue, 02 May 2006, 23:39:00 GMT
IRVINE, CA - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millenigence today announced that its president, Saied Kazemi, has been featured in an interview with the online financial forum, WallStreetReporter.com. The interview covers Millenigence and its newly launched service, Frucall.

New Ad Industry Column by Scott G Launched Online
Tue, 02 May 2006, 22:11:00 GMT
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advertising industry veteran and consulting creative director Scott G of G-Man Marketing in Los Angeles, announced today that his new column, 'Communication Nation,' will appear exclusively on Advertising Industry Newswire (AdvertisingIndustryNewswire.com).

LocaModa Releases StreetSurfer 3.2
Tue, 02 May 2006, 21:04:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering 'The Web Outside,' today releases the latest version of StreetSurfer, a location-based interactive marketing platform for retail, entertainment, real estate, travel and tourism industries.

One Million Blessings Experiment
Tue, 02 May 2006, 19:41:00 GMT
DALLAS, TX - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- May 1st marked the final day of a unique online experiment created with the goal of reaching one million people through an emotion evoking, short movie designed by Texas writer and graphic designer Kate Nowak. It features a series of poignant blessings written to help people all over the world feel better about their lives.

Laborlawcenter, Inc Assists Michigan Employers in Compliance With New Labor Law Postings
Tue, 02 May 2006, 18:53:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LaborLawCenter, Inc. is notifying Michigan employers of the changes affecting the mandatory posting requirements (29 CFR 1903.2 (a) (1)), since the new minimum wage increase has been passed. With Michigan's new minimum wage going into effect, many employers will be out of compliance.

Podcast Fusion Launches as One of the Largest Podcast Directory Services on the Internet
Tue, 02 May 2006, 17:12:00 GMT
KANSAS CITY, KS - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pivotal View, Inc. today launched PodcastFusion.com, a new podcast directory service with more than 18,000 podcast listings. Podcast Fusion offers intuitive search features that allow users to easily find and preview some of the best audio and video podcasts on the Internet.

New Online Magazine for Advertising Industry Launched Today by Neotrope(R)
Mon, 01 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMT
TORRANCE, CA - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment content and media company established in 1983, announced today the formal launch of Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), an online magazine with news, commentary, podcasts, articles and feature content covering the ad business from broadcast to Web.

GameBeat Studios adds Four Awards to its Growing List of Prestigious Industry Honors
Mon, 01 May 2006, 22:39:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The industry honors just keep racking up for GameBeat Studios. The Chicago-based music production and sound design house recently received two Silver Addys in the 6th District Addy Awards competition for its work on the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series campaign.

PC Kidz USA Announces Their Expansion into the Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area
Mon, 01 May 2006, 21:29:00 GMT
TYLER, TX and CHARLOTTE, NC - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shawn Lippincott of Cornelius North Carolina will be the managing owner of PC Kidz Metro LLC, the sixth PC Kidz franchise in the United States. The new franchise will serve Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, York and Stanley Counties in North Carolina. The company will offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Send2Press(R) Newswire Announces NewsML Feed Support for News Aggregators
Mon, 01 May 2006, 19:23:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Send2Press(R), a leading online news service since 1996, announced today the re-launch of support for the NewsML format to allow content portals and news aggregators to easily pull full-text news stories from its wire service. Send2Press is a unit of Neotrope(R), established 1983 in California.

'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' Delights and Educates Hair-Loss Sufferers
Mon, 01 May 2006, 15:13:00 GMT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever wondered about the origin of wigs, how they are designed, or how to care for them properly? CEO of Katour Line Designer Wig Collection, Kym Williams, is here to lay those questions, and more, to rest in the form of her newly-released book: 'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' (ISBN: 1-59971-637-2).

Armor Electric Announces New Board Member
Mon, 01 May 2006, 15:05:00 GMT
SOLANA BEACH, CA - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sam Karp to the Board of Directors. Mr. Karp is a resident of and premier builder/developer in the exclusive community of Rancho Santa Fe, located in southern California. Mr. Karp has a great interest Armor and believes in the exceptional potential of Armor's electric vehicle program sufficient to provide a substantial capital investment into the company in February 2005 and again in April 2006.

April 2006

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance
Sun, 30 Apr 2006, 22:52:00 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its 2006 Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

Business, Entertainment and Tech Feature Summary for Week Ending April 28, 2006
Fri, 28 Apr 2006, 22:42:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Autism Conference to be held in Utah in August; 20 elite women to be honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards in Las Vegas; Armor Electric Inc. obtains funding for environmentally-friendly Mexico City taxicab project; and ghost hunter Tony Hart-Wilden asks if you'd spend a night in a haunted house?

Mother of Miracle Child to Keynote International Autism Conference
Fri, 28 Apr 2006, 17:27:00 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Apr. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) announced today that Shannon Kenitz, Executive Director of the International Hyperbarics Association, will serve as the keynote speaker at USAAA's upcoming Autism Spectrum Disorder Premier International Conference, August 9-12, in Park City, Utah.

The 'Revolution' in Personal Hydration is Here Now - Using the Not-A-Bottle(TM) Container System
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 21:22:00 GMT
ESTES PARK, CO - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rocky Mountain Patents, LLC (www.RockyBusiness.com) today announced that its innovative Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system is poised to revolutionize the personal hydration market. 'The Revolution in personal hydration is here now! Instead of attempting to clean out permanent pouch systems, drinking bottles, or canteens, the Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system with a drinking tube or pop-up cap provides 'Instant Refill' by simply replacing the beverage bag,' says Charles Schroeder, Manager.

L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 16:29:00 GMT
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year's Mistress of Ceremonies.

Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 15:32:00 GMT
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.

American Alarm Saves Customers Lives, Averts Silent Killer
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 22:32:00 GMT
IRVING, TX and WALTHAM, MA - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) honored one of their member companies for the life-saving efforts of a persistent salesman. John Dunton and Carol McKeen of Waltham, Mass. are alive today thanks to their decision to purchase a carbon monoxide (CO) detector from American Alarm and Communications, Inc., Arlington, Mass.

Traders Media Unveils InsideFutures.com
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 15:28:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Traders Media today announced the release of InsideFutures.com, the futures and commodity industry's freshest destination designed to take an 'inside perspective' on futures trading. Serving traders of all skill levels - but particularly geared toward new market participants - the site is focused on industry education, commentary and analysis.

State Government Alert: Kentucky Defies Big Tobacco Lobbyists' Pressure by Seeking A Flat Tax on Cigarette Sales
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 15:10:00 GMT
DALLAS, TX - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- StatesOnTheTake.com announced today that Kentucky State Government officials could withdraw from the Master Settlement Agreement ('MSA'), despite fierce opposition from out-of-state, Big Tobacco lobbyists. The MSA was the original 'Stealth Cartel,' created under the guise of a "settlement" between Big Tobacco and the 46 state signatories.

Would You Spend the Night Alone in a Haunted House?
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 21:31:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Do you know of a haunted house or a strange location that people would cross over to the other side of the street to avoid after dark? Somewhere most wouldn't go to in a group, even in the daytime? Would you go alone and what about at midnight? There is one man that would: Tony Hart-Wilden, paranormal investigator and founder of Chasingmidnight.com - one of the Web's leading sites devoted to the mysterious and unexplained.

Unique Health Retreat Offers Lifestyle Changes in Paradise
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 15:18:00 GMT
KAHULUI, Hawaii - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The sounds of the ocean, the smell of plumeria in the air, and the chirping of exotic birds in the garden. These are the attractions touted by 'The Road to Life,' a new and unusual health and lifestyle modification retreat in the isolated Hawaiian community of Hana, on the island of Maui. Sponsored by Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to health and wellness education,

Arizona Attorney General Obtains Assistance of The Prison Authorizes to Prevent Tripati from Continuing to Disclose Judicial Corruption
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 04:07:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victor Ruboylanes is a prison Librarian who does not like me challenging the judicial and prison system corruption. Ruboylanes falsely and maliciously advised another inmate that 'Tripati is a snitch' in a deliberate attempt to bring harm to me. In a prison, snitches are often assaulted or killed [Grievance A14027006]. Fortunately no inmate believed Mr. Ruboylanes and I was not hurt [CV1999-20257], states Anant Tripati.

City Network, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2005, Going Concern Qualification, and Resignation of Mr. Lai Tiao-Tsan
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 20:24:00 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced financial results for the year end December 31, 2005. Net sales for the year ended December 31, 2005 totaled $14,320,409, compared to $15,674,613 for ten months ended December 31, 2004. The decrease in revenues for the year ended December 31, 2005 was due to a decline in the amount of sales of certain merchandise.

Westchester County Passes Wireless Network Security Law
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 19:18:00 GMT
STAMFORD, CT - Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Desktop Guerrillas offers businesses expert advice for securing their networks. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in this country. Criminals are enticed with a precious bounty - your credit line. We've all gotten used to shredding our credit card statements, but what about the businesses that are cavalier with our personal information?

Armor Announces Funding Obtained for Completion of Mexico City Taxi Cab Project
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 16:03:00 GMT
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) announces the company has completed financing in the form of a 'convertible note' with a substantial Investment Group in San Diego, California. This financing includes an initial payment to Armor of $215,000 USD and further payments up to a total of $600,000 USD to Armor based on the performance of agreed to 'milestones' between the parties.

Technology Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending April 21, 2006
Sat, 22 Apr 2006, 22:30:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Respondus launches LockDown Browser for e-learning solutions; NamesBeyond opens registrations in the dotMobi (.mobi) domain; PCE Health & Fitness creates Intelli-Key(TM) interactive lighting system for its LifeSpan exercise equipment to make workouts easier than ever; and Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' featuring music only dogs can hear.

Renovations Make Meridian Hotel Orlando a Vacationer's Dream Destination
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 18:24:00 GMT
ORLANDO, FL - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- The Meridian Hotel Orlando - Disney Maingate - has just been newly renovated. The entire property has been completely upgraded to better meet its Florida vacationers' needs, it was announced today by Orlandoescape.com.

'Best Inn in North America 2006' - Top Honors Again Go to Luxury Boutique-style Inn
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 17:16:00 GMT
COLUMBIA, MD - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, is voted by guests and recognized by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine, 'Best Overall Bed and Breakfast/Inn in North America 2006.' For the past two years, 2005 and 2006, Peralynna has taken top honors in competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B's in the US and Canada. In 2004, Peralynna was recognized by Arrington's as 'Best Inn in the USA.'

Asks Anant Tripati: Is Superior Court Judge Paul Gutman Biased Judicially and Racially?
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 15:55:00 GMT
PASADENA, CA - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Judge Paul Gutman has allowed the law firm of Nelson and Fulton, representing Los Angeles County, to coach witnesses and falsify evidence in a suit challenging Fraud Upon The Court (BC343351) filed by Anant Tripati, a person of East Indian descent, against the County of Los Angeles. Tripati obtained deposition admissions of fraud upon the courts by former and current employees of the L.A. County DA's Office, and in one deposition a witness admits signing blank discovery forms in this case and blatant witness coaching occurs, states Bill Liebman, a Tripati supporter.

IP TV, Streaming Movie and Music Revenue Set to Explode, says Insight Research
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 15:48:00 GMT
BOONTON, NJ - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet or directly to a mobile handset is fast becoming a mainstream entertainment delivery vehicle that will generate more than $27 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets by 2011, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

What Music Do Dogs Like to Hear? Survey asks in Prep for First Ever 'Canine Concert
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 22:15:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.

NamesBeyond Launches dotMobi Registrations for Mobile Industry Members and Trademark Holders
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 19:57:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NamesBeyond, the leader in sponsored top level domain names, today opened registrations in the dotMobi domain to trademark holders and mobile industry association members. The .mobi domain name is reserved for Web sites specifically designed to work with mobile handsets.

Colorado Machinery Doubles in Size through Mergers
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 19:15:00 GMT
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colorado Machinery LLC has completed a merger that increases its store total from five to nine and broadens its product mix and geographic reach. On April 8, 2006, the Colorado Springs-based construction equipment company merged with Romer Mercantile, based in Holly and Lamar, Colo., and with Bi-State Machinery Co. Inc., based in Greeley and Ft Collins, Colo.

South Street Media and Telework Coalition Partner for Premier Home Office Expo
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 01:18:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, announced today that they have partnered with The Telework Coalition - TelCoa, a Washington, D.C.-based group that brings together a diverse array of organizations, companies and individuals with the common interest of promoting awareness and adoption of telework and telecommuting in the workforce.

Embedded Toolsmiths new JTAGFLASHpro JTAG Flash Programmer Supports Fast, Productive JTAG FLASH Programming
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 22:22:00 GMT
ACTON, MA - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Embedded Toolsmiths today announced the JTAGFLASHpro Flash programmer/Bring-Up Tool. JTAGFLASHpro is a stand-alone device for high-speed FLASH memory/device programming via the JTAG interface. It combines the hardware from Toolsmith's Guardian-SE family of high-speed JTAG Emulators with dedicated software, resulting in a JTAG device that can be used to program flash memory at very high speeds.

FREE Enterprise Portal Released for Microsoft, Novell, Redhat, and other Linux Distributions
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 19:21:00 GMT
KANSAS CITY, MO - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumen Software, a leader in Portal technology, announced the release of their Lumenation v6.0 Portal with unlimited User Licensing. The Portal can be downloaded from the company's Website. Organizations can immediately begin providing key information to users appropriately based upon who the user is and what role they play in the organization regardless of the underlying OS (Microsoft, Mac, Linux, Unix).

ILM Technologies and Management Dynamics Form Strategic Business and Technological Alliance
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 18:14:00 GMT
MONTREAL, QUEBEC and EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ILM Technologies, Inc. and Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced a strategic business and technological partnership to deliver top-quality, highly reliable e-Commerce and e-Trade Solutions to North America's manufacturers and exporters.

OutlookFIX 2, the Next Generation in Outlook Repair Released by Cimaware Software
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 17:23:00 GMT
MADRID, Spain - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cimaware Software releases today the second generation of its Outlook repair software. This utility is designed for the recovery of corrupt PST Outlook files; the recovery of deleted Outlook emails, attachments, notes and the rest of Outlook components, and the reduction of PST file size, solving the common 2GB file size problem.

'Virtual Classroom' Seminars to Help CPAs Stay Current
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 16:36:00 GMT
ASHEVILLE, NC - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indiana CPAs now have something to look forward to beyond the end of another hectic tax season. Starting next month, a new seminar series will make it easier for the state's 9,000 CPAs to satisfy the strict continuing education requirements imposed on them by the Indiana Board of Accountancy. On May 1, continuing education provider Leveraged Logic will begin offering a new series of seminars titled 'This Week in Accounting.'

Praise for New York's Public Education on Long Term Care Insurance; Leading Brokerage, LTC Financial Partners, Urges Other States to Follow the Lead
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 15:38:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting this Spring, a series of public seminars will enlighten New Yorkers on affordable financing of long term care. Under the Empire State's umbrella, residents will learn how to get private long term care insurance that is sweetened by tax breaks and relaxed Medicaid rules. The seminars will be held in convenient locations throughout the state.

The Active Network Acquires Content Management Provider IronPoint
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 15:27:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, B.C. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Driving additional value for its clients in government, non-profit, golf and education markets, The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing services to community service organizations, has acquired Vancouver, B.C.-based IronPoint Technology, Inc.

Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 00:23:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 23:42:00 GMT
REDMOND, WA - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) Announces That She is now an Associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 21:29:00 GMT
UPPER DUBLIN, PA - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) is pleased to announce that she is now an associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell. Ms. Freedman, a licensed real estate broker has been successfully servicing the Montgomery county community for three years. Marion Freedman has recently acquired the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation is now even better equipped to handle a real estate customer's needs.

XenPromotions Introduces New Sales Incentive Product to Florida Market
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 19:59:00 GMT
SARASOTA, FL - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- XenPromotions introduces a new cost effective and unique sales incentive product called the $5,000 BonusPak to the Florida market. With numerous applications for businesses, organizations, colleges and universities, the BonusPak is a highly effective incentive tool to help anyone increase their traffic, ad response, closing ratios, customer loyalty, gifting and most of all, sales and profits!

New Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Performed in Texas by San Antonio Physician
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 17:52:00 GMT
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Anthony P. Sertich II of San Antonio, Texas is one of the first physicians in Texas to offer a new, minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation. The Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) system uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly open and expand blocked sinuses. To date Dr. Sertich has treated over 40 individuals successfully, and many more are in line to receive the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Cognitive Technologies Expands D.C. Operations
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 16:00:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA and WASHINGTON, DC - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cognitive Technologies, specialists in people-focused project management services, announces the opening of a regional office at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300, just four blocks from the White House, in Washington's East End business district.

Princeton Disc Appoints Avi Itzhakov as CEO and Partner
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 15:49:00 GMT
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ -- Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Princeton Disc has announced its appointment of Avi Itzhakov to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Itzhakov has served as Princeton Disc's Chief Operating Officer since January of 2001, and has been Director of Operations since 1999. He will also join Princeton Disc's Board of Directors and assume partnership in the corporation.

New Intelli-Key(TM) Feature on Lifespan Treadmills, Ellipticals and Bikes Takes the Guess Work Out of Your Workout!
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 17:56:00 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For many, figuring out how to operate fitness equipment is more of a workout than the workout itself! That's why PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, created Intelli-Key(TM) interactive lighting system. This revolutionary technology utilizes illuminated backlit buttons to provide an easier and better workout experience. Unique, patent-pending Intelli-Key(TM) is found only on LifeSpan treadmills, ellipticals and exercise bikes.

Syntec Expands Optical Diamond Turning Center to Give Defense Clients New Options
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 17:27:00 GMT
PAVILION, NY - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Syntec Technologies, the largest independent custom plastic optics manufacturer in the US, has added a state-of the-art Nanotech 250 Diamond Turning Lathe at its wholly owned subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold. Rochester Tool and Mold is one of very few facilities worldwide with expertise in both opaque and optical molds. As an integral part of delivering this expertise, it offers full single point diamond turning as well as HRDT(TM), its patent-pending process for high refraction diamond turning.

$140 Million Dollar Claim Filed Against Los Angeles County District Attorney for Admitting They Falsified Evidence in Records and Search Warrant
Mon, 17 Apr 2006, 16:52:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 14th, 2006, a claim was filed with the Los Angeles county Board of supervisors for 140 Million dollars by Anant Tripati. This stems from an admission by Richard Goldston, a former agent of the LA County District Attorney, during deposition on October 19th, 2005 that he falsified evidence concerning search warrant SW34227 as well as some related County records in a case against Mr. Tripati.

Top U.S. Converter Montecito Enters Medical Properties Market with Major Multi-Property MOB Acquisition
Fri, 14 Apr 2006, 20:46:00 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, FL and NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Apr. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montecito Medical Investment Realty, LLC, the medical property acquisition affiliate of Montecito Property Company, LLC, in a joint venture with Buchanan Street Partners of Newport Beach, CA, has acquired a 14-building, 583,912 square foot medical office portfolio in a deal which closed on Monday. Montecito acquired the portfolio from the Florida-based Greenfield Group. The properties, which are on campus and adjacent to hospital complexes, are located in Florida, Virginia, Arizona and Indiana.

Entertainment Weekly Feature Summary for Week Ending April 14, 2006
Fri, 14 Apr 2006, 19:29:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: the largest online nursing community, Allnurses.com, celebrates its 10-Year anniversary; Easy Access Clothing launches fashion line that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs; and Beyond Belief Media launches attack on Easter holiday to promote movie DVD 'The God Who Wasn't There.'

A Faery Hunt! O.C. - A Live Children's Interactive Adventure
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 22:31:00 GMT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The cast of A Faery Hunt! O.C. will dedicate their May 6th preview performance in Central Park to benefit the Shipley Nature Center in Huntington Beach. A Faery Hunt! O.C. is the new Orange County version of the very successful show A Faery Hunt!, which has run in Los Angeles for over a year. Proceeds from the May 6th benefit preview will be donated to the Shipley Nature Center. The official premiere will be Saturday, May 13th, 2006, with subsequent shows currently scheduled on Saturday mornings through June. Both the preview and the premiere will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 20:44:00 GMT
JENKINTOWN, PA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone's home. The Expo runs from April 21 - 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.

The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA, April 21 - 23, 2006
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 20:44:00 GMT
JENKINTOWN, PA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone's home. The Expo runs from April 21 - 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Easy Access Clothing Line for People with Special Needs Changes Lives for the Better
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 19:30:00 GMTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Easy Access Clothing (EasyAccessClothing.com) today announced the launch of their new line of easy access clothing that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs. 19% of Americans have some level of disability.

Education Management Systems, Inc. Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Software into School Lunch Line POS and Financial Software
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 17:59:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with Education Management Systems, Inc. (EMS), a leading provider of school nutrition and financial software to the K-12 market. This agreement will benefit school customers by enabling EMS to integrate and distribute M2SYS' leading edge fingerprint software technology within the ISIS(TM) financial administration and Meals Plus+(TM) lunch line POS solutions. The integrated fingerprint software is now available to EMS' established customer base of more than 3,000 schools across the country.

Authernative, Inc. Raises $2.5 Million in Series A Funding to Extend Its Position as Emerging Provider of User Authentication and Identity Management Solutions
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 16:09:00 GMT
REDWOOD CITY, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, has raised $2.5 Million in Series A financing from venture capital and distinguished private investors including First Round Capital, WS Investments, Dave Duffield, Peggy Taylor, Ron Conway, and Scott Seligman.

New Website Provides Link to American Indian Nations - SNOW-RIDERS.ORG Bolsters Indian Chances for Vancouver Olympics!
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 01:46:00 GMT
ASPEN, CO - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ski communities across America can play a part of developing a Native American Olympic Ski & Snowboard Team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. It's thanks to US Ski Industry leaders suggesting that we create SNOW-RIDERS.ORG (Snowriders of American Indian Nations) to make it easier to invite tribes to ski, snowboard, and inspire snowblessings in their ancestral mountains,' said Olympic skier, Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Beyond Belief Media Launches Preemptive Strike on Easter
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 17:22:00 GMT
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Declaring War on Easter, Beyond Belief Media has launched a preemptive attack on the Christian holiday, the company announced today. 'Operation Easter Sanity' has already begun. Using its documentary 'The God Who Wasn't There' as the chief weapon, Beyond Belief Media is covertly planting DVDs of the film in churches throughout the United States.

Medication Compliance Could Save Billions - MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 16:55:00 GMT
TORONTO, ON - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it's forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.

Stuck on 'Dear...'? LetterRep.com Helps You Start and Finish the Tough Letters You Don't Want to Write
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 23:40:00 GMT
FORT LEWIS, WA - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ironic that with all the ways people communicate via text-e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging-letter-writing remains a task most dread. Particularly letters to creditors, collection letters, letters of condolence, and other missives of an uncomfortable nature. LetterRep.com offers more than 700 letter templates for the difficult letters you have to write but just don't know how to start or finish.

Largest Online Nursing Community Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 19:38:00 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's how nurses surf the Web! Allnurses.com has been the leading online nursing community since 1996 and is happy to celebrate their 10-year anniversary this month.

A Revolution in News Delivery
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 19:08:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CustomXML, a groundbreaking new product from Advanced Interactive Marketing, Inc. (AIM), will change the way we receive our news and information online. And best of all, it's completely free to download and use!

Felicia Middlebrooks to Keynote the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Day(R) Luncheon
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 18:39:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, April 26, 2006 the Chicago Lake Shore Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals(R) (IAAP) will host the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Day(R) Luncheon. 150 Administrative Professionals and Executives from businesses throughout the city and surrounding suburbs traditionally attend the event.

Married Couple Seeks Success and Fortune through Launch of the Tallest Homepage on the Internet
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 15:51:00 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you interested in creating a message for the world to see? A new Website, Tallesthomepageoninternet.com, may be the answer. So, what exactly does the 'tallest' home page mean? It means just what it says. It is the first Website on the Internet which has a homepage that is taller than ordinary height. When printed out, it is over 250 pages long or more than 240,000 pixels tall.

Technology and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending April 7, 2006
Sat, 08 Apr 2006, 02:01:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web; Lumen Software announces free AJAX / LAMP+ middleware; Federal Court issues a prompt trial date in Skyline Software's patent case against Google Earth; and screenwriter/author Jessie Jamie Coleman penetrates new literary territory by publishing 'Sex on the Side.'

Prescription4Love, LLC Launches Web Site
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 18:33:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prescription4Love, LLC launched its Web Site today; www.Prescription4Love.com is an online dating service specializing in special health conditions, Cancer, Diabetes, IBS, Obesity, Deafness, Allergies, Hepatitis, Infertility/Impotence, etc., including STD conditions. These days, many people are seeking others online and consequently, specialized alternative dating services have emerged.

Sakaii Research Launches Zenostim - A Non Stimulant Diet Aid
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 17:22:00 GMT
KELOWNA, B.C. Canada - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sakaii Research Inc. a research based nutraceutical company and emerging power in the nutritional supplement industry announces the launch of their new weight loss product called Zenostim. The product is designed to help individuals reach weight loss goals through multiple mechanisms of action. Zenostim works to control appetite with Hoodia Gordonii and with the most powerful weight loss ingredient found in Green Tea known as EGCG.

Influential Judge Robert Myers Hired to Help Crisis in Arizona State Prison System
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 16:16:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Carter, assistant Arizona Attorney general from Tucson, Arizona, acting on behalf of Daryl Johnson, confidant of prison director Dora Schiriro in Phoenix, advised Judges Ruth Hilliard and Paul Katz that prison Wardens and Deputy Wardens are 'flunkies,' with NO authority to authorize inmate Tripati to posses law books and legal materials, states Tripati [CR 2002 15874 and CR 2005 11562].

Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G Provides Genetic Medicine to Cancer Patients, First Revenues for Epeius Biotechnologies
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 15:40:00 GMT
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) has approved an Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G(TM), the lead product of Epeius Biotechnologies, developed for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Following the landmark approval of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of all solid tumors, the Expanded Access Program extends the clinical applications of the world's first targeted genetic medicine to many more cancer patients and enables Epeius Biotechnologies to recoup some of the costs of its ongoing clinical trials in Manila.

UltiMount(TM) Coastal Post Mount Meets AC174, Works with Most Post Systems and Withstands Harsh Environments
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 17:36:00 GMT
YOUNGSTOWN, OH - Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Way Manufacturing introduces a universal post mount for decking that meets AC174 performance guidelines and is engineered for long-life in harsh environments. Meeting AC174 is assurance that UltiMount(TM) Coastal post mounts conform to structural load ratings and deflection performance criteria of applicable building codes and testing methods for guardrail/handrail strength.

New York Seminar Will Prepare Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Explosion
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 16:22:00 GMT
WHITE PLAINS, NY - Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long term care insurance used to be a hard sell. Now it can be an easy sell, if done right, thanks to insurance-friendly pressure from Washington and Albany. That's the thrust of a seminar for agents on April 19-21 in White Plains, New York. The Deficit Reduction Act, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick incentives for millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance; and the states, including New York, are weighing in with additional incentives. 'We're expecting an avalanche of applications,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, host of the event.

Columbia Tower Club Invites Public to Charity Gala, Casino Night
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 15:43:00 GMT
SEATTLE, WA - Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In one of Seattle's most popular fund-raisers, the Columbia Tower Club will hold its third annual Casino Night on Saturday, April 29, on the top floor of the Columbia Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The general public as well as club members may purchase tickets, a departure from the club's members-only norm.

Plangarden Launches First Web-Based Vegetable Garden Design Application
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 23:00:00 GMT
HALF MOON BAY, CA - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their 'virtual gardens' viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.

Lure Segue, LLC is Top Product Selection and Wholesale Account Savings!
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 22:21:00 GMT
CINCINNATI, OH - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lure Segue, LLC is an established software company who, since 2000, has been designing and developing complex software applications for their business clients. In celebration of Lure Segue's June 1, 2006 software release of the new Premier Client Acquisition Marketing Software application, we will waive our one time processing fee of $59.95 for a wholesale account for companies and individuals.

FREE AJAX Middleware Environment / Framework
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 20:17:00 GMT
KANSAS CITY, MO - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumen Software, a leader in AJAX / LAMP+ middleware, announced today it will release Lumenation v6.0 and its SDK LightBulb free to users. The user role based middleware environment / framework, coupled with Lumen's mature AJAX z-Windows engine, provides developers with the ability to rapidly create scalable, high end browser based applications.

iMAX Business Solutions Today Announced its Support of the Microbusiness Development Group
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 18:14:00 GMT
DENVER, CO - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Our goal is to help small businesses expand. Beyond the free equipment, everyone at iMAX Business Solutions is looking forward to helping the small business owners expand their business by offering all types of electronic payments.

Special Exercises Help Beginning Guitarists Learn Faster
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 17:39:00 GMT
HOUSTON, TX - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've gotten frustrated with learning to play the guitar, don't give up yet. Greg Varhaug, of Greg's Guitar Lessons, is a Houston musician and guitar teacher who has spent over 15 years developing and testing effective learning shortcuts for guitarists, and he offers some unique advice to aspiring players.

Poker Syndicate Announced Today the Appointment of Vincent 'Vinny Nap' Napolitano as Spokesperson
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 15:36:00 GMT
LONDON, UK - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IGV Limited, (privately held), which owns and operates the web sites PokerSyndicate.com and ImperialPoker.com, announced today that Vincent 'Vinny Nap' Napolitano, has officially joined Poker Syndicate as the Site's official spokesperson. Vincent will be joined by other Poker Professionals at Poker Syndicate as part of the formation of 'Team Syndicate' to be announced later on in the week.

Federal Court Issues a Prompt Trial Date in Skyline's Patent Case Against Google Earth
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 23:21:00 GMT
SKYLINE, VA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a patent infringement case asserted against Google Earth (Google's 3D mapping software) a federal court judge in Massachusetts has issued an expedited discovery and trial schedule in response to plaintiff Skyline Software System's request for a preliminary injunction. The court has not yet ruled on the motion, but issued a claim construction determination and gave Skyline a prompt trial date - usually a strong indication that the court views the claims of patent infringement as having real substance.

World Gym Unveils New Pricing Structure
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 20:27:00 GMT
BRENTWOOD, TN - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Gym today unveiled a new pricing structure for sixteen franchised locations across Tennessee and Georgia. The 'pay as you go' month-to-month membership that has no long-term commitment is available immediately at all participating locations.

Online Poker for Mac Now Available
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 19:09:00 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Poker now has an online poker for Mac(R) software that will allow Macintosh poker players to play online poker without compatibility problems. Online poker for Mac users has come to the online poker giant known as Pacific Poker. Pacific Poker's new software will detect Mac operating systems and take them to a Mac specific poker page.

Epeius Biotechnologies Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Marino, Calif. - Facilities Include a Clinical Research Unit Dedicated to Evaluating New Genetic Medicine for Cancer
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 18:08:00 GMT
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today the establishment of its main corporate headquarters in San Marino, California. The specialty pharmaceutical company has been granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA for its lead product Rexin-G(TM), an innovative anti-cancer agent that seeks out and destroys metastatic disease. Rexin-G(TM) has been tested in a wide variety of cancer types, including pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, uterine cancer, laryngeal cancer, smooth muscle cancer (leiomyosarcoma) and skin cancer (malignant melanoma).

America's Vacation Center Wins American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 16:51:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Vacation Center announced today that it was named winner of this year's prestigious American Express U.S. Consumer Travel Network (CTN) Representative Excellence Award. America's Vacation Center joined the American Express network in 1987 and because of their commitment to customer service has won the award every year that they have been part of the network.

Chicago Author Uses 'Sex' to Penetrate Hollywood's Filtering System
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 15:59:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sidestepping Hollywood's closed-door policy and writing beyond the bounds of Los Angeles, screenwriter and author, Jessie Jamie Coleman, hurtles into new literary territory by publishing her original screenplay, 'Sex on the Side' thus opening the door to showcase her work to the world, it was announced today by Autumn Girl Press.

Hot New Company Profit Booster: Long Term Care Insurance
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 15:31:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For working Americans and their employers, caring for an incapacitated parent or spouse can be expensive. 'It's costing an estimated $659,000 over the lifetime of each and every employee,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, publisher of a new guidebook on the subject. That figure includes time spent away from work caring for family members, lost wages, and lost contributions to Social Security and pensions. In addition, companies suffer from reduced productivity as employees worry about their loved one or rush off to handle emergencies. Talent pools drain as a firm's most seasoned people leave to become full-time caregivers.

New Workshop Teaches Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals to Dramatically Increase Profits and Personal Revenue
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 00:06:00 GMT
LAGUNA HILLS, CA - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and prosperity coach, Karen Curry will be presenting her innovative two-day intensive training, Prosperity Boot Camp at Awakenings Metaphysical Bookstore, May 6-7. This unique workshop combines cutting-edge energy psychology techniques with innovative goal-setting and wealth-building strategies. Participants will learn how to radically increase their income potential as well as improve personal satisfaction and balance in their lives.

Car Dealers Learn New Ways to Grow Hispanic Business
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 21:01:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coast to coast more dealers are starting to tap into the sales potential of their local Spanish auto buyers market. They are reaching out to the Hispanic community in ways that didn't exist just a couple of years ago. Joe Leonard of Darcars Auto Group in Rockville, Maryland is one of those dealers. He's spent the last 6 months focused almost entirely on building this under served segment of his market. An effort he says has brought in a big jump in new and used car sales. One of his most successful marketing additions are local Spanish auto leads generated for Darcars by Spanish Lead Services (SLS).

Music-Media Offers Royalty Free Music Over the Internet
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 16:01:00 GMT
MADRID, Spain - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music-Media, a company dedicated to the composition of music for films, television, publicity, and web sites, is revolutionising the music market by offering royalty free music over the Internet. At the same time it is proposing a semi-exclusivity system which allows you to sell each song a limited number of times, thereby offering your customers a more exclusive product.

March 2006

Entertainment and Business Feature Summary for Week Ending March 31, 2006
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 23:28:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: U.S. Tour for Irish guitarist Bernie Torme announced; Colorado company invents solution for numbing back pain; 'BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues' enters seventh smash month in New York; and GameBeat Studios completes production on third TV spot for Wal-Mart's Voices of Color campaign.

Online Casino Buys Martin Luther King's Assassin's Bathtub
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 19:03:00 GMT
MEMPHIS, TN - Mar. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online casino GoldenPalace.com added another piece of history to their impressive collection of eccentric historical items with their latest eBay purchase, the bathtub that James Earl Ray was standing in when he shot Martin Luther King in 1968. The bathtub was sold for $7,600.

LFR Communications, Inc. dba Graphcard.com to Raise $5,000,000 Via Private Placement
Fri, 31 Mar 2006, 15:00:00 GMT
LAUREL, MD - Mar. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LFR Communications, Inc. dba Graphcard.com; 'Graphcard' or the 'Company' is pleased to announce its private placement of 5,000,000 units at $1.00 per unit for total proceeds of $5,000,000.

Marketing With a Twist: Online Casino Bets on Storm Chasers
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 19:21:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A whirlwind of media attention has surrounded online casino GoldenPalace.com for years due to their innovative and sometimes outrageous marketing campaigns, but their latest eBay purchase will literally put them in the eye of the storm. The Antiguan-based online casino and poker room paid $10,000 to advertise on a Hummer H3 Storm Chase Vehicle belonging to The Multi-community Environmental Storm Observatory (M.E.S.O.), a professional environmental studies team.

Nude Britney Spears Sculptor 'Exposed' in Documentary
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:55:00 GMT
NEW HAVEN, CT - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- News of Daniel Edwards' nude sculpture of Britney Spears coincides with Goodnight Film's release of a quirky short documentary featuring his previous controversial work, the 'death mask' of Ted Williams' cryogenically preserved head. The film, titled THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS, features candid interviews with the controversial artist and reveals the motivations behind his work.

GameBeat Studios Completes Production on Third Spot for Wal-Mart's Voices of Color(TM) Campaign
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:18:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GameBeat Studios recently announced completion of the third of four spots in the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series promotional campaign. The spot began airing nationally on television broadcast and cable outlets, including TBS and TNT.

Sell Outs Takes More than 90 Minutes in Today's Market, But Developer Predicts 80% of Latest Phoenix Condo Project Will Sell Opening Weekend
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 16:59:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Confident anticipation is running high as the grand opening approaches for the impressive La Terraza at Biltmore community. The development is Montecito Property Company's latest upscale Phoenix condominium conversion. Montecito is nationally recognized as the fastest growing and second-largest condo conversion company in the U.S.

Montecito Property Company wins Silver as No. 2 Condo Converter in the Nation
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 01:22:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY and PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the competitive real estate micro-world of condominium conversion, a spirited strategy of acquisition and classy conversion has put Montecito Property Company at the top for the second time in less than two years.

B-Man's Blends 'Humor' with 'Hummus' on April Fool's Day
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 22:07:00 GMT
PASADENA, CA - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local restaurant favorite, B-Man's Teriyaki & Burgers, will celebrate April Fool's Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man's will trade Teriyaki for Greek fare, bringing the tastes of Greece to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-Man's Greek Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Greece, including a parade of delicious Greek menu items to be served from 10am - 10pm.

U.S. Tour for Irish Guitarist Extraordinaire Bernie Torme Announced
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 20:53:00 GMT
VALHALLA, NY - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wild West Promotions has signed a letter of intent with Guy-McCoy-Torme, (GMT) featuring Irish Guitarist Bernie Torme, agreeing to a tour of the U.S. this fall. The GMT U.S. Tour intends stops in the north-east and other U.S. cities.

California Ferret Lovers Plan Ballot Initiative to Legalize Ferrets
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 17:42:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California ferret enthusiasts launched a new website in the latest attempt to legalize ferrets in California, one of only two states where they remain illegal. The new website for California Legalization Initiative for Ferrets is legalizeferrets.org.

Nano Superlattice Technology, Inc. Announces the Retainer of Festo AG & Co. to Construct Sophisticated Robotic Automation Insertion Machinery to be used in Nano Coating Process
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 15:40:00 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT - 'Nano'), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunications industries, announced today the retainer of automation systems and engineering design services company Festo AG & Co. of Germany to manufacture complex automatic insertion machinery for the nano-coating of client products.

deverus Launches Updated Website Highlighting Business and Technology Services Unique to the Background Check Industry
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 15:14:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- deverus is a service company that helps emerging leaders in the background-check industry to diversify, compete and grow in a changing marketplace.

Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 16:37:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea's commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.

Armor CEO Attends Republican Workshops and Dinner
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 15:57:00 GMT
SOLANA BEACH, CA - March 28, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) wishes to announce that the CEO of Armor Electric, Mr. Merrill W. Moses was invited to attend a Republican dinner with President Bush, Senators and Congressmen this past week in Washington, D.C. He also participated in the National Republican workshop forum on the Republican four part Energy Initiative which, in part, is a 'brain trust' and 'think tank' to develop loans and grants for new technology in the fields of alternative energy, hydrogen and ethanol fuels, hybrid electric systems, conservation and other energy saving technologies.

Fear of Being Bedridden Forces Colorado Man to Invent New Balance Training Equipment
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 22:49:00 GMT
LONGMONT, CO - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- He was only 15 when Todd Langer experienced his first episode of crippling back pain. By 30 years of age, he had been diagnosed with four slipped discs, degenerative hips and SI joint dysfunction. He stared ahead at a life full of numbing back pain and disability. Therefore it's with great satisfaction that Functional Innovations, LLC announced today Todd's invention, which improves postural awareness and leads to a more active and productive lifestyle.

Bantam Electronics(SM) And Crossroads(TM) Systems Form Strategic Partnership
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 22:08:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom computer, server, data storage and embedded appliance manufacturing, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Crossroads Systems, Inc. Crossroads is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions and, per its heritage, is also recognized as a storage devices market leader producing enterprise-class, high-performance and high-reliability storage routing devices.

Poker Syndicate Announced Today the Acquisition & Consolidation of Imperial Poker
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 21:17:00 GMT
LONDON, UK - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IGV Limited, (privately held), which owns and operates the web site, PokerSyndicate.com, announced today the acquisition of ImperialPoker.com. Imperial Poker will undergo a re-branding and will be consolidated with the company's Poker Syndicate web site.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Announces the Publication of The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 19:27:00 GMT
DETROIT, MI - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the publication of 'The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition' ($44.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-0-7) and 'How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition' ($24.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-2-3). These updated versions of Harper Arrington's two top-selling titles are written specifically to help professionals, aspiring designers and anyone with a flair for fashion to start their own successful clothing line.

Madonna Gets Axed in Wisconsin - GoldenPalace.com adds Virgin Mary Firewood to Collection of Items
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 18:23:00 GMT
JANESVILLE, WI - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just seconds away from being cast into the fire of a wood-burning stove, a chunk of firewood bearing the image of the Virgin Mary was saved only to be sold on eBay to online casino GoldenPalace.com for $99.

Dave Girling EVP of ComplianceEase to Speak on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Session at the MBA's 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 17:16:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of compliance and risk-management solutions announced today that Dave Girling, executive vice president of sales and marketing, will serve as a speaker for the session, Implementing and Utilizing Service Oriented Architecture in the Mortgage Lending Environment, held on March 30, 2006. The session will take place during the Mortgage Banker Association's (MBA) 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from March 29 - April 1, 2006.

'Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues' Enters Seventh Smash Month
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 16:49:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 27. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues,' the hilarious, cathartic and unabashedly partisan musical revue by Joshua Rosenblum, is now entering its seventh smash month at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway and Columbus), Shrubbery Productions announced today. Originally slated for only eight performances when it began last September, the show extended its run twice due to popular demand, and is now continuing indefinitely, offering Thursday and Friday night performances at 9 PM.

Federal Judge David Campbell in Phoenix, Arizona Asked to Take a Historical Action Never Before Taken by a Federal Judge and to Stop Disclosure of Corruption
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 14:59:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February 27th, 2006 Assistant Attorney General Michael Brodsky asked Federal Judge David Campbell to require Anant Tripati pay $80,304 as a method the Arizona Attorney General may now utilize to stop Mr. Tripati from exposing and challenging alleged corruption within the Arizona Courts, and the continued manufacturing of evidence by the Arizona Attorney General (CIV 2003-1122).

Lyamec to Force Changes at Grifco International
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 14:48:00 GMT
HOUSTON, TX - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec Corporation, a merchandising and distribution services firm announced that it has begun a time lined campaign to force and implement executive level changes at Grifco International. Grifco International (OTC: GFCI) recently acquired Global Oil Tools as well as an equity participation of rights on 'Global Oil Tool Libya,' a 24,000 Sq ft manufacturing and distribution facility set for the free trade zone of Misurata, Libya. As an equity holder of Grifco International,

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending March 24, 2006
Sat, 25 Mar 2006, 19:52:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a historic flight from Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador called 'Ecuador III - The Spirit of Goodwill' will cover some 4,200 miles on 75th anniversary of original flight; 2nd annual Luxury Living Awards were announced in Boston; and controversial sculptor Dan Edwards announced 'Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston,' purportedly an idealized depiction of a nude Britney Spears in delivery.

New Book: Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 23:12:00 GMT
FREDERICK, MD - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PublishAmerica is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to publish 'Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About' (ISBN 1-4241-2144-2) by Brooklyn's Amy Frost. Executive Director Miranda Prather expressed confidence today that Ms. Frost's book will quickly resonate with an audience.

Controversial 'Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth' Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 19:18:00 GMT
TORRANCE, CA - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who this week announced a controversial dedication 'Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth' at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district, is one of many entertainment guests who have been interviewed on the Send2Press Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Laird Simmons.

San Diego Business Executive and Pilatus Help Recreate History with Ecuador III - The Spirit of Goodwill
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 18:07:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At 8:30 a.m. today, two Pilatus PC-12s will depart Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador. The flight is scheduled to touch down in Quito on March 31, exactly 75 years later to the day that the first such flight was made in a 1931 Ryan Brougham piloted by Theodore Gildred, Sr. - who stayed in Ecuador following his epic journey to establish that country's first air mail service.

Napatech Receives $5 Million Venture Capital Funding
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Napatech today announced the investment of $5 million from Ferd Venture, Northzone Ventures and DTU Innovation. Napatech is the leader in programmable high speed Ethernet network adapters. The investment coincides with Napatech's acquisition of the network adapter business of storage solution leader Xyratex.

Napatech Acquires Programmable Network Adapter Business and IP from Xyratex
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 15:03:00 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Napatech today announced the acquisition of key intellectual property and business access from Xyratex, a leading provider of enterprise data storage subsystems and network technology, listed on Nasdaq.

Birmingham, AL Woman Business Owner Wins National Award
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 02:42:00 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sheila Benson, President and CEO of Employment Screening Services in Birmingham, Alabama, has been selected as a Women-Owned Business Star for 2006.

TedJob.com: Internet Job Search Leader Focuses on Higher Education
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:48:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TedJob.Com is a Website that meets the unique recruitment needs of colleges, universities and other academic institutions. It provides career services to employers, faculty members and job seekers.

Texas Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Earns HUB Certification as Woman-Owned Business
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:07:00 GMT
LEAGUE CITY, TX - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.

Three Friends - One Childhood Dream - Five AWA Nominations
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMT
JASPER, TX - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Childhood dreams can come true and the Tailor Made Band is living proof of that. With their debut album 'Texas Swings Again' released late 2005 this young Western Swing band has racked up five nominations from the Academy of Western Artists, among them Western Swing group of the year, album of the year, and song of the year. With three time Grammy nominee Dave Alexander producing the album, and featured artists like Eddie Hurd and Ricky Turpin, the goal of tapping into that old vintage sound was accomplished.

Comprehensive Seminar at Walt Disney World(R) Guarantees College Graduation
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 14:57:00 GMT
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A college-readiness seminar and program at Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Brendon Burchard's College Success Bootcamp, guarantees that attendees will go on to become college graduates within six years or less - or their money back.

Internationally Renowned Communications Expert, Ann Wylie, to Speak at Yankee IABC Annual Conference: Making Connections on April 6th at Bentley College Conference Center
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 11:59:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Yankee Chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (Yankee IABC) will host its annual conference on April 6th at the Conference Center of Bentley College, 145 Forest Street, Waltham, MA from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The 2006 Luxury Living Awards Winners Announced
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 01:15:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners of the 2nd annual Luxury Living Awards were announced Thursday, March 16th at a gala event at Westin Copley Place, produced by HomeWorks Sourcebook. Over 370 attendees, including design professionals, homeowners, and the media, were on hand to congratulate this year's exceptionally beautiful winning projects.

Dedication Honors Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 18:59:00 GMT
BROOKLYN, NY - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a 'first' for Pro-Life. Pop-star Britney Spears is the 'ideal' model for Pro-Life and the subject of a dedication at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district, in what is proclaimed the first Pro-Life monument to birth, in April.

HostBridge Technology Granted U.S. Patent on Integration for CICS Applications; Patent Covers Innovative XML-based Approach
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 15:20:00 GMT
STILLWATER, OK - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HostBridge Technology, a provider of integration software that XML-enables CICS Transaction Server applications, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent Number 6,981,257 B2 on the techniques underlying its primary software product - also referred to as HostBridge.

Active Marketing Group Acquires Nation's Largest Health Club Promotions Agency for Stake in Fast-Growing Health Club Industry
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 15:04:00 GMT
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Claiming a stake in the fast-growing health club industry, Active Marketing Group, a division of The Active Network, Inc. and a full service, integrated marketing and consumer promotions agency known for its direct access to active consumers, announced today that the company has acquired Denver, Colo.-based Promote It International, the nation's largest health club promotions agency.

New Competition Pits Animator vs. Animator in Timed Challenge
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 00:36:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ready...set...ANIMATE! At the stroke of midnight on April 14th, 2006, teams of animators from around the world will be faced with the task of putting together an original animated film in just 3 weeks. To keep everyone on a level playing field, teams are assigned a theme, character and object that must be incorporated into their film. The competition is aptly named Animadness and the top films will be competing for $10,000 in cash and prizes. Animadness is organized by NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness, LLC, a non-profit organization based in Manhattan.

Renowned Jazz Bassist Jay Leonhart in San Francisco for One-Man-One-Bass Show
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 22:51:00 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- He has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting and now the three-time NARAS Most Valuable Bassist, Jay Leonhart, will play in his own humorous, one-man (one-bass) jazz cabaret show at The Empire Plush Room at the York Hotel in San Francisco, April 14-16

Financial Professional University - A Comprehensive Educational System For Financial Planners
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 20:15:00 GMT
MIAMI BEACH, FL - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Colbeck Coaching Group offers an alternative training system for financial planners through the newly formed Financial Professional University. While most training for financial advisors focuses solely on practice management, Todd Colbeck of the Colbeck Coaching Group believes that training for financial planners ought to also help them improve their asset management and marketing skills.

AlamoPoker.com Makes History Offering the Largest Guaranteed Prize Pool in the On-Line Poker Era with its $5 Million Poker Classic
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 16:48:00 GMT
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em - continues to reward its customers play by shelling out millions of dollars in tournament prize money. The latest offering, the record breaking Poker Classic with a $5 million Tournament prize pool. The winner of this historic tournament will take home a staggering $1 Million.

DataLogic International Announces New CFO
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 15:36:00 GMT
IRVINE, CA - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DataLogic International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DLGI; Berlin, Frankfurt Stock Exchange: 779612), a provider of GPS-based mobile asset management, secured mobile communications and network security, today announced the appointment of William R. Abbott as Chief Financial Officer.

GEL-BOT, a Water Bottle System that Provides Energy and Hydration During Endurance Sports, is Unveiled
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 15:29:00 GMT
MENLO PARK, CA - Mar. 21, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ventureDESIGNworks announces the launch of GEL-BOT, a revolutionary water bottle system for endurance athletes. GEL-BOT is a sports bottle that provides access to both water and energy gel in one container. Perfect for cycling, running, triathlon or any sport that requires extensive refueling, GEL-BOT will help athletes achieve peak performance through proper energy and hydration.

'The Model Expo' Comes to Miami - This Could Be Your Chance to be Discovered!
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 21:39:00 GMT
MIAMI, FL - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Could you be a top model? Your chance to find out is in Miami this weekend. Twenty five of the country's premier modeling agencies including Elite Models, New York Models, Mega Models, Next Models and others will be at The Model Expo on Saturday, March 25th at the Deauville Beach Resort on Collins Avenue

Acclaimed Jazz Bassist and Composer Jay Leonhart Celebrates His Life in Music with One-Man (and One-Bass) Jazz Cabaret Show
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 19:47:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you get a first-call jazz bassist who has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting, whose compositions have been recorded by artists ranging from Blossom Dearie and John Pizzarelli to Lee Konitz and Gary Burton, and whose non-stop poetry writing has produced thousands of examples of jazz verse and more than 100 published songs? Why, a show of his own, of course!

New Search Engine is Spam-Free, Prevents Click-Fraud and Shares Profits with Charities
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 19:10:00 GMT
HOUSTON, TX - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new and innovative pay-to-play search engine - Million Dollar City Pages (milliondollarcitypages.com) - has just gone online; and provides solutions to search engine 'spam' and click fraud.

Online Casino Gambles on Richard Pryor's Charity Bowl
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 18:29:00 GMT
SOUTH RUSSELL, OH - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buying a ceramic bowl for $7,099 sounds crazy, unless you're GoldenPalace.com, the online casino that has spent the last few years making a name for themselves by buying eccentric and unusual items on eBay.

Online Poker Site for Mac Opens
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 16:51:00 GMT
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Macintosh users wanting to play an online poker site for Mac can now do so at Pacific Poker's Mac compatible poker room by viewing Compatiblepoker.com. Pacific Poker's Mac compatible poker software is so innovative that is now being featured at Compatiblepoker.com.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending March 17, 2006
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 23:30:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 17, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Brooks Internet Software releases product for enhanced IPDS to Windows printing; Churro Station(R) franchiser expands its line of sweet comfort foods; LTC Financial Partners LLC seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans with 'tell us your story' contest; plus a round-up of VoIP and Telecom news from the Spring VON Conference & Expo.

Azure Aromatique Announces the Launch of Several New Products
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 20:54:00 GMT
HUTTO, TX - Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Winter finally releases us from its skin-dehydrating grip, it is time to evaluate the damage that's been done and take steps to replenish the badly needed moisture to our body. With Summer fast on its heels, we must take steps now to bring back that beautiful glow before donning those shorts and sandals. Azure Aromatique has come to the rescue and launched several new products to assist in the rejuvenation process.

Lockdown Co. Launches Steelcore Security Tie-Down Products
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 18:42:00 GMT
ANAHEIM, CA - Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Steelcore security straps from Lockdown Co. are a new security product - the first of their kind. They are difficult to defeat when it comes to protecting valuable gear and supplies. A new and better way to tie down and protect all of your gear including expensive snow and surfboards.

Corporate Phone Bills Now One-Third Cellular, Says Insight Research
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 16:11:00 GMT
BOONTON, NJ - Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spending by businesses on wireless telecommunications services accounted for nearly one-third the corporate bill for telecommunication services in 2005, says a new market research report from Insight Research. By the close of 2005, total US business spending on telecommunications services reached just over $132 billion, and by 2010 business spending is forecasted to grow to nearly $150 billion, according to the new research study.

Everest Poker And The German Poker Players Association Hold Biggest Independent Poker Tournament In Germany
Fri, 17 Mar 2006, 16:05:00 GMT
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 12, 2006, the second live satellite for the Everest Poker European Championship was held in Troisdorf, Germany, with Björn Griese outlasting a field of over 250 players. Griese joins Wolfgang Hierl, the winner of the March 3 Munich tournament, as a qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship.

Associated Cities Announces 2006 GeoDomain Expo
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 22:40:00 GMT
CHICAGO, IL - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Cities, the world's largest association of city names on the Internet, announced today that owners of geographic domain names will gather in Chicago on June 2 and 3 at the 2006 GeoDomain Expo.

$50,000 Bond Deposited with LA Superior Court by Supporters of Anant Tripati to Challenge 'Fraud Upon The Court'
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 21:12:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 15th 2006, a $50,000 Cash Bond was posted, according to court records, by supporters of Anant Tripati to allow a case filed by Mr. Tripati to move forward challenging a fraud that was perpetrated upon the courts by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office (BC 343351). 'This posting ensures Mr. Tripati's case will be heard in the courts,' states Bill Liebman, who helped raise the money from individuals who support Mr. Tripati's cause.

Veteran Soccer Coach Writes a 'How-To' Book For Kids and Coaches of Kids
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 19:12:00 GMT
FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Publishing, a traditional press of commercial and literary books, has produced 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' (ISBN 0976729105), a unique book aimed at young soccer players and their coaches.

Dearman Systems, Inc. Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Software to Safeguard Movement of Hazardous Materials in Petroleum and Chemical Distribution Industry
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 17:14:00 GMT
ATLANTA, GA - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with Dearman Systems, Inc., a leading provider of terminal automation software for the bulk petroleum and chemical distribution industry. This strategic agreement will benefit Homeland Security by enabling Dearman's customers to accurately identify persons transporting hazardous materials and cargo truckloads to many high security sites throughout the U.S.

Email Marketing Platform Captures E-Commerce Transactions
Thu, 16 Mar 2006, 16:11:00 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a global provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) email marketing platform is now capable of capturing retail purchase data such as items purchased including dollar amounts by customer from existing e-commerce systems at point of sale.

deverus Meets Growing Employer Demand through Expansion of State-of-the Art Background Check Services
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 20:30:00 GMT
AUSTIN, TX - Mar. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- deverus is a service company that helps emerging background-check companies to diversify, compete and grow, using the latest technology and business process expertise.

'Drug Dealing' Online Hits an All-Time High - Virtual Crime Pays: The Chronic 2005 Experience
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 15:48:00 GMT
SEATTLE, WA - Mar. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MnMStudio, an online entertainment company, today announced the release of the highly-anticipated online game 'Chronic 2005.' Currently ranked in the Top 10 'Most Popular Simulation Games' on CNET's Download.com, Chronic 2005 is pushing the limits in online adventure gaming.

Sonus Networks and Atreus Systems Partner to Simplify the Delivery of Hosted Business VoIP Services
Wed, 15 Mar 2006, 15:36:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA and OTTAWA, ON - Mar. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Spring VON 2006 (Booth #517), Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a leading supplier of service provider voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions, and Atreus Systems(TM) (Booth #1133), the premier supplier of provisioning software for IMS, VoIP and advanced IP service bundles, today announced a partnership that will enable service providers to reduce operating costs and speed the delivery of hosted VoIP services.

Allworx Makes 9112 VoIP Phone Even More Affordable and Comparable to Cost of High-End Traditional Phones
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 23:04:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the most affordable and flexible Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones on the market is now an even more enticing option for small businesses, as a result of a price reduction announced today by Allworx®.

Allworx Delivers the Power of VoIP to Low-Call-Volume Users with Affordable, Fully Featured Office Phone
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 22:41:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VON Conference -- A new office phone from Allworx(R) (allworx.com) gives small businesses with low-call-volume users a powerful and affordable VoIP communications solution.

ExcelliPrint 3.0 Release: Improved IPDS to Windows Printing
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:56:00 GMT
IDAHO FALLS, ID - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brooks Internet Software, Inc. has released ExcelliPrint(R) 3.0 with updates and enhancements to improve IPDS-to-Windows printing. ExcelliPrint is an IPDS print server for Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003 platforms that allows any Windows-based printer to be used for IPDS printing. ExcelliPrint continues to provide real-world cost savings and benefits in IPDS print environments.

New Allworx Call Assistant Delivers Seamless, Cost-Effective Answering Solution for Small Businesses
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:24:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VON Conference -- Small businesses with high call volumes can reap all the benefits of enterprise attendant functions without the need to purchase expensive attendant hardware, employing a cost-effective, seamless PC-based answering-position solution announced today by Allworx(R).

CheapoAir.com Launches Website that Offers Multi-Channel Lowest Fare Search and Booking Technology
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:00:00 GMT
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com is an online consumer, air ticket wholesaler offering over 18 million special airfares, last-minute discounted fares, and unsold tickets at bargain rates. All fares are backed by the company's low-fare guarantee, anywhere on the Internet.

It's a Slam Dunk! The BetEagle.com Free Million Dollar March Madness Bracket Contest is Live
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 18:18:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since opening the doors in 1997, BetEagle.com has been a top seed for recreational gamblers wanting to bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament. For the 2006 Madness, BetEagle.com is posting up a $1,000,000 first prize to the fan that completes a 'perfect' bracket. Entry to the contest is free so everybody can go beyond the game and play for huge winnings.

New Allworx Phone System Offers SMB Market the Most Affordable, Risk-Free Transition to VoIP
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 17:31:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VON Conference -- A new all-in-one VoIP and analog phone/communications system from Allworx gives small businesses, for the first time ever, a fully featured replacement option for their traditional (TDM) systems - at a comparable price point.

Allworx Small Business VoIP Solutions 'Break All the Rules' on Price, Functionality, Ease of Use
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 15:32:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VON Conference -- Revolutionary new solutions announced today by Allworx(R) (allworx.com) deliver on the promise of VoIP telephony for small businesses by overcoming the daunting price and functionality obstacles of other suppliers. At VON show, Allworx showcases full product lineup unsurpassed in the SMB Market.

Arizona Judicial Reform - Dedicated to Justice for All
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 01:33:00 GMT
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arizona based ARIZONA JUDICIAL REFORM (azjudicialreform.org) affirms judicial corruption is deeply rooted within the Arizona Courts. The group is in the process of pressing forward a voter initiative to remove immunity for Arizona Judges, and possibly limiting their terms to four years.

Churros! Churros! Exquisite Comfort Food Sweetens American Taste Buds
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 23:57:00 GMT
SAN RAFAEL, CA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For Melanie Farkas, co-founder of Churro Station(R), it was love at first bite! Experiencing the delicious taste of the artfully made, hot and crunchy churro, changed her life forever. Since that day in the early 1980's she became a fan of the churro, a strip of dough covered in sugar and cinnamon, that is the staple comfort food for much of Latin America; sometimes combined with hot chocolate to hit the spot.

Child Care Made Easy
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:52:00 GMT
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A family service that is making headlines in states across the country is now available in Florida. Please help spread the news about FLChildcare.com. It is a one-stop resource for parents searching for child care and other youth services / activities - from a newborn baby to a 17-year-old.

ANNOUNCING: The First International Parliament of Night Owls
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:13:00 GMT
SASKATOON, Canada - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First International Parliament* of Night Owls (nightowlnet.com) will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, June 2 - 4, 2006. (*In nature, a group or gathering of owls.)

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH R01 Screening Roadmap Grant for Microarray Screening Development
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 21:06:00 GMT
MALVERN, PA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery. The NIH grant is part of the Screening Roadmap, designed to produce innovative chemical tools for use in biological research and drug development. Out of 8 recipients of grants pursuant to the original RFA, Reaction Biology is the only private corporation to be so awarded.

Proxy Magazine Recognizes Atreus Systems as Service Provisioning Leader for IMS-based Applications
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 17:08:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring VON -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of provisioning software for IMS, VoIP and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that Proxy Magazine has named Atreus to its list of the Top 10 OSS vendors to watch in 2006. Proxy Magazine's 'Top 10' features the companies that are best positioned to be IP communications innovators in 2006. The award honors Atreus as the IP service provisioning solution of choice for carriers worldwide and recognizes Atreus' continued leadership in helping large and emerging providers solve the critical service delivery challenges in deploying rich IMS-based applications within core communications networks.

Internationally Renowned Communications Expert, Ann Wylie, to Speak at Yankee IABC Annual Conference
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 16:51:00 GMT
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Yankee Chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (Yankee IABC) will host its annual conference on April 6th at the Conference Center of Bentley College, 145 Forest Street, Waltham, MA from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 GMT
KIRKLAND, WA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today's seniors really are.

Atreus Systems Introduces Automated Provisioning for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-Based Services
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 15:19:00 GMT
SAN JOSE, CA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring VON -- Atreus Systems(TM) today announced the launch of its IMS Service Provisioning Solution for wireless and wireline service providers. Having established itself as the leading OSS supplier for VoIP and next-generation IP services, Atreus now empowers carriers to deliver a compelling array of converged offerings to any customer, using any device, on any fixed or mobile IMS network.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending March 10, 2006
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 08:32 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Matrix Productions launches new line of protective 'WraptorSkinz' for Apple iPods; government financial guru, Matthew Lesko, suggests turning in your neighbors for IRS tax cheat bounty; Golden Palace Casino expands its collection of 'divine items' from high-ticket eBay auctions; and nonprofit group Maidan International promotes political cartoons of Belarus' president Aleksander Lukashenko in support of civil activists.

Torino Advances North American Indigenous Olympic Bid
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 05:55 EST
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Thanks to the warm welcoming by humanitarian sports leaders, sponsors, and Olympic leaders at Torino, there is a realistic chance that our Native youth will be able to shine in the China and Vancouver Olympics as athletes,' said Stew Young (Tulalip 'Orca' Tribe), member of the Native American Ski Team; reported by the Native Voices Foundation (NVF) today.

Buy a Piece of Osama Bin Laden for Peace: Internet Web Viewers Can Own Osama Bin Laden's Former Historic Website One Pixel at a Time
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 04:18 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Curry, Technology Principal for SHRIMPO LLC, an Internet technology consulting firm, has announced a new campaign for a controversial set of Osama Bin Laden family owned websites which expired on September 11, 2001. The principal website, www.saudi-binladin-group.com, had a predetermined expiry date of 9-11 and has been the subject of Internet and conspiracy speculation.

'The Hottest Show on Dirt' AlamoPoker.com Sponsors the Extreme Bull Riding Tour
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 02:36 EST
LINCOLN, NE - Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em kicks off its 2006 sponsorship of the Extreme Bull Riding Tour this weekend at the Chad Carlson Arena in Burlington, Iowa. The Gold Corporate Sponsorship includes VIP passes, logo on production trailer and inclusion in all media material, AlamoPoker.com flag flown at events and an AlamoPoker.com named bull.

Ralph L. Wins Promotion to VP Manufacturing and $15,000 Raise With Manufacturer of Plastic and Metal Prototypes
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 08:30 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/28/05: Reporting to the President, Ralph will be responsible for all manufacturing. He is pleased to remain with the company after a promotion and raise, and offered comments about his new situation and McKenzie Scott Partners.

Everest Casino Announces Shopping Spree Sweepstakes
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 04:25 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino has launched its $6,000 March promotion tied to its popular new video slot machine, Shopping Spree, and the game's Fashion Frenzy Bonus Round.

Christopher T. Accepts $132,000++ Practice Director Post with Computer Network Consulting Firm in Southern California
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 03:55 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/18/05: Reporting to the VP Consulting, Chris' responsibilities will cover Project and Account Management, Practice Development, and Business Development. He's excited by his new prospects and credits several McKenzie Scott Partners' Resources.

USA TODAY MileTracker(TM) Further Distances Itself from the Competition!
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 02:58 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DeskPort Technologies announced today that USA TODAY MileTracker, the free application allowing travelers to easily track their frequent flier mileage and points, has added nine more programs, bringing the total programs indexed to 109. This is over 40 more programs than offered by other pay-for-use services.

Jesus Christ Found on Shop Floor - GoldenPalace.com Buys Divine Image on Sheet Metal
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 01:51 EST
MANCHESTER, CT - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Is a piece of sheet metal worth $1500? It is to GoldenPalace.com, especially when it bears the image of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Hardy's Hardware employee Thomas Haley was unloading supplies when he had to do a double-take at a particular piece of sheet metal because he saw a face staring back at him.

Cartoons on Belarus' President Lukashenka Printed Across Europe
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 01:36 EST
MINSK, Belarus - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maidan International welcomes Central European newspapers' solidarity with Belarusian civic activists. Central European newspapers line up with Belarusian cartoonists to show solidarity with the people, who were, and still are, abused by the brutal regime of Belarus' president Aleksander Lukashenko.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Goes Lean with Production IQ
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 11:58 EST
CLEVELAND, OH - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Production IQ LLC, a leader in production monitoring and downtime tracking systems, today announced the integration of an industry leading MES system, Production IQ, with Microsoft Corporation's high end ERP package, Dynamics AX.

New Book Release 'You Are Born of the Light' Reveals Crimes Against Children Should Not Go Unnoticed, Even if the Crimes Exist in the Spiritual Realm
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 06:00 EST
SEDONA, AZ - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New author Desiree Michele not only tells a personal story but also teaches valuable lessons as she bravely explores the darkest side of the spiritual realm, along with the healing energy of Divine White Light as a means to heal the body, mind, soul & home of all negativity and disease. 'You Are Born of the Light' is available in paperback (ISBN: 09762160-3-5, Infinity Books) through Infinitybooks.net or Justbookz.com.

Everest Poker Announces First Qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:51 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 3, 2006, the first live satellite for the Everest Poker european Championship was held in Munich, Germany, with new Everest Poker player Wolfgang Hierl emerging as the winner.

Stanley Q. Now $80,000 Director of Facilities in Southern California for News/Media Company - Pleased With Compensation and Location
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:42 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/12/05: Reporting to the VP Operations, Stan will oversee the company's 13 facilities, and facility projects including new construction and demolition. He will also direct space planning, the purchasing department and the facilities department. He's highly pleased for a number of reasons and credits McKenzie Scott Partners' resources and people.

Law Firm Announces Representation of Royce Mathew in Copyright Infringement Claim Against The Walt Disney Company
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 03:25 EST
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The attorneys of the law firm of Hayworth, Chaney & Thomas P.A. today announced their representation of Mr. Royce Mathew for his claim of copyright infringement against the Walt Disney Company regarding the Disney feature film 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl' and the related franchise. Mr. Mathew originally filed suit pro-se in federal district court in January, 2005. Discussions between the parties failed as of December 30, 2005 leaving only legal options available to Mr. Mathew.

Controversial Health Expert and Author, Paul Harris, Releases New Book 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 11:05 EST
DENVER, CO - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Harris, natural therapeutics advocate and practitioner, studied for several years with world-renowned health lecturer, author and practitioner, Doctor Bernard Jensen. Jensen's philosophy focused on living a long, healthy and happy life, according to natural laws.

At VON Conference, Allworx to Break VoIP Barriers for Small Businesses
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 10:58 EST
FAIRPORT, N.Y. - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the upcoming Spring 2006 VON Conference & Expo, Allworx will unveil a broad array of new solutions that shatter the previous price and functionality barriers that have kept small businesses from mass acceptance of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony.

Make $10,000 from the IRS Turning in Your Tax Cheat Neighbor, says Financial Guru Matthew Lesko
Wed, 8 Mar 2006, 06:00 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you see your neighbor buying a new $50,000 Mercedes on a teacher's salary or you overhear that nasty no-good co-worker brag talking about how he never pays his taxes, well then government financial guru, Matthew Lesko says: 'STOP being Mr. Nice Guy and bank big money while you help the IRS collect back taxes.'

It's a Wrap for the iPod
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 03:29 EST
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iPods keep getting smaller and the consumers like it. But if they want to protect their investment their options were big silicon skins and cases or iPod tattoos (iPod stickers). Either choice would prevent scratches but each has its flaws. WraptorSkinz from Matrix Productions, Inc. are the best of both. WraptorSkinz are thin wrapping protective skins that do not add bulk yet are not stickers.

Miracle Tree Joins Online Casino's Collection of Divine Items
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 01:19 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been said that God works in mysterious ways. And it doesn't get much more mysterious than this...the image of the Virgen De Guadalupe in a tree sold on eBay for $5000 to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

Target Awards Artitalia Vendor Award of Excellence for 2005
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 12:30 EST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It was with great honor that Artitalia Group accepted Target's 2005 Vendor Award of Excellence. This award was presented to Artitalia by the Target Fixture Procurement team in recognition of Artitalia Group's commitment to innovative leadership, superior business practices and Target's core strategies of Differentiation, Value, and Reliability.

Is it Alternative Text OR Accessible Text? asks AccessCrafters
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 10:28 EST
BELLINGHAM, WA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently the Federal Government passed amendments to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, requiring that information be made available for people with disabilities, reports AccessCrafters. Although compliance is seen as a burden, the adherence does have cost savings, benefits and solutions for the entire population.

Ecologic Leasing Solutions, the Only Global Lease and Asset Management Solution Provider, Reports Strong Financial Results for 2005
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 03:29 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Solutions, the only global lease and asset management solution provider to multinational corporations, announced strong increases in revenue and profits led by new corporate client acquisitions.

Everest Poker Announces The First Everest Poker European Championship
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 03:16 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of its successful relationships with the French Poker Tour and German Poker Players Association, Everest Poker is pleased to announce the launch of its own Everest Poker European Championship. This pan-European championship is a one-of-a-kind event, consisting of live freeroll satellites throughout Europe and online satellites at EverestPoker.com, all leading up to the championship freeroll final with a 50,000 euro prize pool.

AT&T and BellSouth Merger May Be Bad for Consumers
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 01:53 EST
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AT&T is proving that you can put Humpty Dumpty back together again, says SaveOnPhone.com. After a reunion with Southwestern Bell in 2005, AT&T has just announced that it is buying BellSouth. If the sale is approved then 4 of the 7 original Baby Bells will be reunited.

'Mo-Pro' Video Camera Technique Developed for Improved Mobile Screen Viewing
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 12:58 EST
DENVER, CO - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Enable Agency, a Denver area media development company, invents a vertical shooting style to make original video programming for mobile downloads. The new technique is called 'mo-pro,' or mobile profile, and was specifically created for better viewing on the small, rectangular screens of a cell phone or other mobile device.

PokerWink.com Launches Social Networking Website to Connect Online Poker Players
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 12:04 EST
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for an easy way to connect with a poker community? PokerWink.com is an online, social-networking community designed for online poker players. PokerWink.com offers amateur and professional online poker players the opportunity to have fun, learn, interact, and socialize with their poker buddies.

Doctors, Patients Demand Apologies for Medical Errors
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 10:23 EST
TAMPA, FL - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two new national polls show widespread support for doctors and hospitals to fully disclose medical errors to patients and issue apologies for medical mistakes. The 2006 Patient Trust and Safety surveys conducted by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) also reveal that 77 percent of the physicians who participated say there is a doctor in their own community that they would avoid because they think the doctor makes medical mistakes.

Entertainment and Offbeat Feature Summary for Week Ending March 3, 2006
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 06:39 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Chef Oliver Saucy celebrates his 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx; AGS Capital LLC acquires interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC, developer of USA TODAY MileTracker; Cookie Lommel is first African American to head a Jewish organization; LG Electronics chooses LiveRepair.com for Tech Support to its Ukraine customers; and Indy-Tech Publishing announced release of 'Absolute Sudoku' a new expert guide for serious puzzle lovers.

Internet Casino Buys Head of Grateful Dead's Head
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 03:21 EST
BELVEDERE-TIBURON, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has touched a nation of hippies and Deadheads, as well as a worthy charity, with their latest eBay purchase of four toilets formerly owned by the legendary Jerry Garcia.

And the Oscar Goes to...GoldenPalace.com? Internet Casino Leases Academy Award for $30,000
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 02:53 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino that has become synonymous with outrageous and unusual advertising campaigns, has leased Morris Stoloff's 1960 Academy Award for scoring of the musical picture 'Song Without End' for 999 years. The privilege of harboring the Oscar cost the gaming site $30,000.

Thousands of Americans Act on Their Dreams to Open Their Own Restaurants
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 10:57 EST
PARKVILLE, MO - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, 55,659 business licenses were issued nationwide for new restaurants. For thousands of Americans, these business licenses represent the first step to make the dream of their own restaurant a reality. New restaurants are the lifeblood of the restaurant industry, as well as the lifeblood of 'Restaurant Startup & Growth,' the magazine written specifically for these entrepreneurs.

AlamoPoker.com Joins On-Line Pokers Big Names by Offering a More Than $1,900,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool for the Grand Series of Poker being held April 24 - 31, 2006
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 08:18 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com (www.AlamoPoker.com) - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em is offering a series of six big money prize pool tournaments culminating with the Grand Tournament VII, a No Limit Texas Hold 'Em poker game guaranteeing players $1,000,000 of prize pool money. An additional $900,000 of guaranteed money is spread among five tournaments of varying games.

New Traveller's Edge Product Line to Debut at Travel Goods Show
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 07:44 EST
LAS VEGAS, NV - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new line of personal health and hygiene products from Aero-San Corporation (Booth 125) will debut on March 7, 2006 at the Travel Goods Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Traveller's Edge(TM) product line is designed for travelers who want to help protect themselves from the grime and germs found on high traffic surfaces in commercial aircraft and other public areas.

The Latest Buzz in Travel!
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 06:21 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based Fare Buzz has added New Dimensions to Air Consolidation. With its low consolidator fares and unique fusion of Products, Tools and Service, Fare Buzz has created a Buzz in the Travel Industry.

AGS Capital LLC acquires interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 04:40 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AGS Capital LLC has acquired an interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC, developer of the popular USA TODAY MileTracker(TM), DeskPort(TM), (www.deskport.biz) and other client-based Internet portals. These branded desktop applications (sometimes called BDA's), are becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to provide valuable services while creating ad revenue to DeskPort.

Brent I. now VP Sales in Texas With Solar Energy / Electrical Power Firm 'Unlimited Earning Potential' - Calls McKenzie Scott Partners 'Truly The Most Professional Marketing Group I Have Ever Worked With'
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 02:57 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/24/05: Reporting to the President, Brent will be responsible for new revenue generation, negotiating partnerships with new suppliers and performing opportunity audits on potential customers. He is excited by his prospects, and heaped praise on McKenzie Scott Partners' people and resources.

Federal Reserve Releases New Statistics About Credit Cards, reports LowCards.com
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 11:21 EST
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new Survey of Consumer Finances from the Federal Reserve gives a concerning snapshot of the finances of average American family with growing debt and shrinking savings, reports LowCards.com. The company has been analyzing the credit cards and supplying objective websites on various consumer expenses for five years.

TTI Launches WinBill 6.0
Thu, 2 Mar 2006, 11:07 EST
WALNUT CREEK, CA - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the pioneer in Telecom Expense Management software solutions continues its commitment to being responsive to their customer's IT expense management requirements by launching WinBill Version 6.0 today. In keeping with rapidly changing technology, TTI has added several, dynamic new features and functions to its WinBill Version 6.0.

Tim D. Now $60,000+ Regional Sales Manager in Northeast for Waste Management Firm Overcomes Age and Education Obstacles
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 09:16 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/3/05: Reporting to the President, Tim will be responsible for providing consistent waste stream for the anaerobic digesters the firm uses. He's pleased for several reasons and credits McKenzie Scott Partners (www.mckenziescott.com) for his success.

STC Clients Reach 100 Million Combined Vaccination Records
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 08:51 EST
TUCSON, AZ - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC), a leading provider of public health information technology solutions, announces the collection of the 100 millionth vaccination record by the eight states and one regional immunization management systems (IMS) supported by STC. The award winning IMS effectively reduces health care costs, protects the public health, and can assist in emergency response efforts as evidenced after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.

Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 07:06 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow's Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

Sports Enthusiasts Launch of Million Fan Challenge Pixel Ad Website Put NFL Football Fans to The Test While Benefiting RCOA
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 03:32 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two football fanatics from Indiana, Norman J Scott, a web/multimedia developer and Greg Whited, a licensed real estate agent, have launched a new sports website to unite football fans all across the world by utilizing a marketing phenomenon created by a college student from Florida. Their website allows them to link a business, organization, club, blog, etc. and promote it worldwide while supporting a favorite team's spirit.

Online Gambling Portal Guarantees Player Deposits
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 03:13 EST
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gambling Insider provides players with peace of mind when they choose an online casino through the site, by means of a deposit insurance up to $1000. Should the player and up in a dispute with the online casino, and there is conclusive proof of wrongdoing by the online casino, Gambling Insider will stand guarantee for the player's deposits up to $1000. This could include failure by the casino to honor winnings, slow payouts or any other form of unfair tactics by the casino.

Eric U. Now $350,000+ VP Strategic Planning for Maker of Durable Consumer Products in Southern California
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 02:55 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 11/30/05: Reporting to the CEO and Chairman, Eric will develop a 5-year strategic plan and lead and support corporate initiatives and/or acquisitions. He's pleased with his growth prospects and volunteered good things about McKenzie Scott Partners approach.

Author Caryn N. Casey Releases a Suspenseful New Novel Where Hollywood and Small-Town America Collide
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 02:28 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by personal insights into the entertainment industry and small-town life, Caryn N. Casey, a new voice in fiction, recently authored a novel, 'Hiding Eden Rain' (ISBN: 1420800167). In her new novel, she portrays a realistic, yet dramatic look, at family dynamics and the entertainment industry.

Ohio Woman is the First African American to Head Jewish Organization
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 01:03 EST
CLEVELAND, OH - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women's History Month pays tribute to inspiring women of the past and those who continue to motivate and uphold that legacy today. Cookie Lommel, Executive Director of the Western Region for the Jewish Labor Committee, denotes such exemplary leadership, and is also the first African-American woman to lead such a group into the future. The Los Angeles Times referred to her as 'a one-woman bridge.'

Anthony C. Now $120,000 Senior Manager, Preclinical Development for Pharmaceutical Firm in Northeast, Praises McKenzie Scott Partners' Emerging Jobs Supersearch
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 12:23 EST
DALLAS, TX - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/22/05: Reporting to the Head of Preclinical Development, Anthony will manage a group of scientists responsible for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic testing, supporting preclinical and phase I clinical trials. He'll also be responsible for development and validation of assays. He's excited by his potential to make an impact.

Matchdoctor.com: Online Dating Meets Social Networking
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 11:37 EST
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online Singles, LLC is pioneering the online dating space by combining popular features of social networking sites (such as Myspace, Friendster, and Facebook) with online dating.

CarJockey.com Announces Launch of an Online Vehicle Trading System
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 11:03 EST
OWENSBORO, KY - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarJockey.com, the Internet's largest wholesale used vehicle network for franchised dealers, announced the successful launch of its online trading system. Unlike other Internet based systems that depend on multiple buyers over extended periods to drive a fair price, CarJockey.com's unique system allows buyers and sellers to complete transactions at market values within minutes. Network members pay no setup fees, no monthly fees, and no listing fees.

February 2006

Sarah S. Now $125,000 Director of Operations in Midwest with Specialized Healthcare Insurer, praises McKenzie Scott Partners' Website
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 07:58 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 11/23/05: Reporting to the CFO, Sarah will be responsible for overall supervision of clinical operations for what she terms a 'health and well-being company.' She's pleased with her new job and employer, and heaped praise on McKenzie Scott Partners.

Gong H. Now $95,000+ Staff Reliability/FA Engineer in Northern California with Semiconductor Firm, Praises Marketing Director Jack W, Almost All McKenzie Scott Partners' Resources
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 06:09 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accomplished on 10/19/05: Reporting to the FA/Reliability Manager, Gong will be responsible for product failure analysis (FA), debugging, and finding root cause from design or manufacturing. He'll also support the company's new product. He's pleased with the job and McKenzie Scott Partners.

Kubota Research's P-Wave(TM) ImpacGard(TM) Enhances Composite Impact Resistance
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 05:14 EST
HOCKESSIN, DE - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kubota Research Associates, Inc. headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, has developed a new method to significantly increase the impact and shatter resistance of composite materials, which is easily applied as a post treatment.

LG Electronics Chooses LiveRepair.com as a Provider of Technical Support Services to its Customers in Ukraine
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 03:43 EST
THORNWOOD, NY and KIEV, Ukraine - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The representative office of LG Electronics in Ukraine announced at EnterEX 2006 IT tradeshow the launch of a new promotional campaign for its notebook computers. Each LG notebook sold this spring will be bundled with a 1 year Expert.LG support license. Expert.LG support covers all computer-related questions - no matter if it is an issue with the notebook itself, installing or using software products, or connecting external devices.

InSciTek Secures $2 Million in Additional Funding from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 03:03 EST
FAIRPORT, NY - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Further demonstrating its emerging leadership in the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) marketplace, InSciTek Microsystems Inc. (www.inscitek.com) announced today that it has received a $2 million investment from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC.

The Active Network Selects Patent-Pending M2SYS Fingerprint Software for Rapid Integration into Application Solutions Portfolio
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 02:30 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with The Active Network, Inc., the leading provider of application services technology and marketing access to community services organizations. This agreement will benefit university campus recreation programs, school districts, the higher education market, and parks and recreation organizations by enabling The Active Network to integrate and distribute M2SYS' leading edge fingerprint technology within many of its software applications to tighten security, reduce costs, create operational efficiencies, and improve reporting accuracy.

Perception Software authorized as first national Data Management Integrator by Autodesk
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 12:04 EST
AUSTIN, TX - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perception Software announced today its authorization as the first U.S. nationwide Data Management Integrator by Autodesk. As a nationally authorized DMI, Perception Software will focus on providing packaged data management product and implementation services offerings to engineering and manufacturing firms of all sizes. In addition, the company is also authorized as an Autodesk Development Partner to extend Autodesk's data management products to meet the needs of its customers.

iMAX Business Solutions to Provide Free Credit Card Terminals
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 11:14 EST
DENVER, CO - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning March 1, 2006, iMAX Business Solutions will be providing all qualified merchants who enroll for credit card processing services with a free Verifone or Hypercom credit card terminal. All business types can benefit from this program. Historically the cost of credit card terminals can be as high as $1000.00 or even higher in some cases.

Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 06:30 EST
ANN ARBOR, MI - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home's exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of 'Bungalow Colors' (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.

Learn from a Pro - Sudoku Puzzles with the Guidance You Always Wanted!
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 05:32 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC (www.samswebsite.com), has announced the February 2006 release of 'Absolute Sudoku,' ISBN 0-7906-1329-8.

Chef Oliver Saucy Celebrates His 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 04:47 EST
POMPANO BEACH, FL - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marks Oliver Saucy's twentieth anniversary as the Executive Chef of Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx. The world renowned South Florida restaurant, which was once a question on Jeopardy, has been at the culinary forefront thanks to Saucy's inspired creations. During these past two decades, the award-winning celebrity chef has sculpted his own style of Modern American Cuisine. His regionally distinctive blend of worldly cultural gastronomy is reflective of America's appreciative palate and the growing desire for authentic creativity.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 02:00 EST
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

Travel Expert Fred Brenner Has Devised 40 Brainteasers for Your Audience Related to U.S. and Canadian Travel and Geography
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 01:29 EST
LAKE ZURICH, IL - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel expert Fred Brenner is able to provide entertaining and informative answers and explanations to your audience to forty fascinating and thought-provoking brainteasers devised by Brenner related to U.S. and Canadian travel and geography. The remaining 37 brainteasers appear further below. Brenner has traveled on two-lane roads in all fifty U.S. states as well as in nearly every province and territory of Canada. He devised the questions and discovered their little-known answers through his extensive travels, study of maps, and by performing detailed research.

Long Term Care Insurance More Attractive Thanks to New Law; Answer Service from LTC Financial Partners Tells Who Can Benefit and How
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 11:31 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Deficit Reduction Act, signed into law by President Bush on February 8, 'promises to encourage millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. But he cautions, 'The legislation is a mine field of complexity that will vary from state to state as local programs roll out. The consumer needs help from experts to know if they can benefit and how.'

Biz-Tech and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 24
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 05:57 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Wonder Natural Foods launches low-fat peanut butter; a man tries to set Guinness World Record for domain name sale; Java Sutra launches coffee that can 'perk' up sex life; new CD album cover by 'The G-Man' upsets church groups; and internationally renowned medium Carla Mae hosts new TV special 'Messages with Carla Mae.'

'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' Chronicles Struggles and Success over the Past 500 Years
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 04:40 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Did you know that the potato chip, fire extinguisher and lunar surface ultraviolet camera were all invented by African Americans? These facts and more can be found in Author John Cothran's newly published book, 'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' (ISBN: 0963400207 / 0963400215).

As Enterprise Network Complexity Rises, Outsourcing to a Managed Service Provider Increases Savings, Says Insight Research
Fri, 24 Feb 2006, 10:36 EST
BOONTON, NJ - Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. managed services market will grow at a compounded rate of 22 percent over the next five years due to growth in all segments of the managed services value chain, says a new market study from Insight Research. In today's sophisticated communications environment, it is the managed service providers that are in the best position to assist the enterprise customer as the promise of new IP capabilities greatly increases management complexity. Thus, revenues associated with the managed services market will grow from $34 billion in 2006 to nearly $94 billion in 2011.

Staten Island Yacht Sales Named Exclusive Cabo Dealer in New York
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 05:42 EST
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a statement released today, president and CEO of Staten Island Yacht Sales, Frank Bongiorno, announced that the company has become the official dealer for Cabo Yachts for the state of New York.

Better 'n Peanut Butter, the Only Low Fat Peanut Butter Spread, Helps Win Battle of the Bulge
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 01:41 EST
WATERMILL, NY - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Better 'n Peanut Butter, an all natural, delicious peanut butter spread from Wonder Natural Foods Corp. based in Watermill, NY, is pleasantly surprising dieters around the country. With 85% less fat and 40% less calories than regular peanut butter, Better 'n Peanut Butter is quickly becoming a staple in the households of America's weight watchers.

Misurata Free Trade Zone Paves Way for Global Oil Tools Libya Facility
Thu, 23 Feb 2006, 12:16 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pursuant to the formal notice issued by the General Peoples Committee for the establishment of the 24,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Misurata, Lyamec Corp announces that it has formally received the approval of Misurata's free trade zone on January 16th, 2006.

Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 07:35 EST
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.

Can Pixels Save a Marriage? An Ohio Man Wants to Find Out!
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 05:52 EST
CINCINNATI, OH - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An Ohio man is trying to save his marriage using the latest craze in advertising... pixel ads. He's hoping his website (PixelsSavedMyMarriage.com) will help him pay down the debt that's slowly destroying his marriage. Can it be done? Mike Browning plans to find out!

Java Sutra: Feel-Good Coffee Perks up Sex Life and Percolates Passion
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 04:58 EST
PORTLAND, OR - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Java Sutra, a Portland-based company, recently unveiled a nutrient-infused, life-enhancement coffee designed to boost sexual energy in men and women. Java Sutra's ingredients are organically grown using socially and ecologically responsible methods.

New England's Powow River Poets Featured in New Anthology by a Florida Publisher That's Making Waves
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 03:36 EST
FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Publishing, a small press with a big vision, released its newest book, 'The Powow River Anthology,' a collection of poetry by 24 members of the celebrated Powow River Poets.

Armor Electric Announces Prototype Delivery for Mexico Contract
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 01:33 EST
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) wishes to announce that Majestic Auto Ltd., a division of Hero Motors of India, has completed the engineering and manufacturing of the test model three wheel electric powered taxi cabs to be delivered to the taxi cab company in Mexico City for the Joint Venture Group.

Who's Who at the 2006 International Art Expo?
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:32 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At this year's New York Decor International Art Expo, scheduled March 2 - 6, some of the most intriguing, magnificent, unique and original works of fine art will be on display. Featured will be new, emerging and dynamic artist Donald J. Davenport. Davenport brings to market unique and different original works of mixed medium art. Davenports' depth and technical values in surrealistic realism with an edge of symbolism will certainly captivate the attention of many viewers attending this year show.

New Psychic Medium TV Special 'Messages' to Air March 4th in Dallas, Texas
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 05:49 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Visual Media has produced a 1 hour special for television named 'Messages with Carla Mae' airing on UPN21 in Dallas - Fort Worth on March 4th, 2006 at 6 - 7pm. The new program features internationally renowned medium Caral Mae as she touches people's lives by connecting them with the other side, as well as documents gripping spiritual stories of miracles, growth and healing.

Tibersoft Announces Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Chooses Tibersoft IQ Solution for Supply Chain Cost Control
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 04:25 EST
WESTBOROUOGH, MA - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., the casual dining company that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences by offering its guests high-quality gourmet burgers and innovative menu items in a family-friendly environment, will utilize Tibersoft IQ to provide timely and accurate product movement information.

Buddha's Ancient Wisdom for Modern Secular Life
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 12:45 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One may call it Buddha's ancient path, yet the word 'ancient' is suitable only to identify the 2500-year-old texts from which these ideas are taken. The wisdom offered is practical, useful, and exceedingly relevant to modern life. In his book 'Beautiful Living: Buddha's Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace' (ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4), Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula reveals, in simple yet elegant language, the steps and techniques Buddha recommended for the success and happiness of his lay community.

Point to Point, Inc. Announces Emergence from Bankruptcy; Components of Bankruptcy Financing
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 11:46 EST
KANSAS CITY, MO - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Point to Point, Inc. (formerly known as Point to Point Business Development, Inc.) announced that it will emerge from bankruptcy today. The reorganization plan includes a line of credit arranged through AGS Capital LLC, a private equity firm located in Indianapolis, IN.

Entrepreneur Ups the Ante and Sells Domain Name for $1 More than Sex.com for Chance at Breaking World Record
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 11:04 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What's in a name? Apparently, a lot. TheRecordBreakingDomain.com Website is excited to announce that they are upping the ante for their domain name from $7,500,001 to $12,000,001 - $1 more than the unofficial record of Sex.com, whose sale recently made international headlines - and millions more than the official record holder, Business.com.

New Album from The G-Man Released With Controversial Cover
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:00 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott G, who records as The G-Man), has released his 5th full-length CD entitled MOTION POTION with a cover design that some church groups find suggestive and disturbing.

Agents Flocking to LTC Financial Partners, the Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage; 'Top Producers Want to Be Owners,' the Company Explains
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 06:25 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has grown from 91 agents a year ago to 167 today, a whopping 84% increase. What's the big draw? 'Ownership,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. 'The best agents come to us because they want a piece of the action. They also want the professional status of partnership, as in law firms.'

Parties Announce $4.45 Million Settlement of Overtime and Other Wage and Hour Claims for New York Employees of Service Corp. International Affiliates
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 04:08 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C., NEW YORK, and HOUSTON - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Office of Richard T. Seymour, P.L.L.C. and The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm, LLP, counsel for a class of present and former employees of Service Corp. International affiliates, and Baker & Hostetler LLP, counsel for Service Corp. International, and its affiliates, are today announcing a settlement in Sines et al. v. Service Corp. International (SCI), et al., a case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Free Online Poker for Mac Users Comes to Compatiblepoker.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 02:14 EST
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Compatiblepoker.com opens up a full Mac(R) poker review and compatibility Website on the best free Mac online poker rooms. Compatiblepoker.com's free online poker for Mac review center is said to have the best information for Mac poker players on the web.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Announces 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 01:20 EST
DETROIT, MI - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced their first annual 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest, which is sponsored by startingaclothingline.com, and is open to designers, aspiring designers, and anyone with a flair for fashion. The first prize winner will receive the HADDS 2.0 Fashion Design Software plus a special added prize pack valued at over $250.00.

Staples, Comcast Sign On as Sponsors for Home Office Expo
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 12:36 EST
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Street Media announced today that Staples and Comcast Workplace have joined the growing list of sponsors for the premiere Home Office Expo, being held June 2-4, 2006, at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston, signing on as title sponsors for the event.

Find a Date Without Anyone Else Knowing - Online Dating for Those Who Don't Want to Get Caught
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 11:16 EST
MONARCH BAY, CA - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Private Date Finder, LLC. reports the explosive growth of PrivateDateFinders.com, the only dating site where you can find romance without anyone else knowing. The site offers a unique way to conceal how you pay and also completely eliminates all of the tracks you leave behind. The process is totally confidential and provides the comfort of knowing your activities remain private.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 17
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:29 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news round-up of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a new business called 'eNthems' takes custom on-hold music to the next level with corporate anthems; AllPro Deal, Inc. releases 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards in time for all-star game; Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns; and NY Times best-selling author Patrick Carman and Agros International donate children's books for Literacy Project in Central America.

Gay Real Estate, Inc. Launches GayGhettos.com a Nationwide Database of Gay / Gay Friendly Neighborhoods
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 04:44 EST
DENVER, CO - Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gay Real Estate, Inc. today announced the launch of the Internet's first nationwide database of gay and gay friendly neighborhoods in the United States.

Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:59 EST
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 3. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system is unique in that all functionality can be controlled by the musician while performing by using a six-button foot controller to control software that runs on Windows and Macintosh computers.

Artist Perreaoult Daniels, 'Controversial Images are Achilles Heel of Terrorist'
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 06:32 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Perreaoult Daniels announces that all Controversial Images found on his Web site are free for use in any broadcast, print or Internet media. The Artist has been threatened, his studio broken into and computer destroyed. Perreaoult's position is that 'We artists are portraying a reality that we perceive, if the image offends then perhaps it reflects a reality that others do not wish to acknowledge. It is the Achilles heel of the advocates of terror.'

Seven Everest Poker Players Compete in French Open in Deauville, France
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 02:34 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eight players were winners in Everest Poker's Direct Entry Satellite Tournament for the French Open on January 21, 2006. On February 8, seven of the eight winners descended on Deauville, France, site of the French Open, a European Poker Tour event. Each player had their 4,000 EURO buy-in paid for by Everest Poker, and each player also received US$1,500 in spending money.

DevTeam: LiveRepair.com Expands into Outsourced Software Development
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 01:26 EST
THORNWOOD, NY - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiveRepair.com Inc., a leading provider of remote support solutions, officially announced a new direction in the company's growth. LiveRepair.com's software development department that was previously more focused on creating software and Web solutions for internal use and integration/customization projects now forms a new company division named DevTeam (devteam.liverepair.com). It will focus on supplying outsourced software development, as well as Web site design and Web development services for companies worldwide.

Everest Casino Announces Winter Olympics Video Slot Machine And Tournament
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 12:54 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino has released a new video slot machine, Go for the GOLD!, timed to coincide with the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. The new game features all 15 sports in the spotlight at the Olympics, plus a Wild Symbol, Scatter Symbols, a gamble game, a bonus round and an Instant Jackpot of $62,500.

Emerald Systems Partners with M2SYS to Provide Customers with Integrated Fingerprint Software for Positive Inmate Identification
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 12:12 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Emerald Systems, a leading provider of web based high technology applications for the public safety industry, to integrate the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) into the Emerald JADE II Inmate & Facility Management System. The technology is now available to Emerald's growing customer base of detention centers throughout the U.S.

Fighting the Spread of Disease Among Airline Passengers
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 11:24 EST
ENCINO, CA - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International travel is often cited as a major factor in the global spread of disease. Contracting an illness while aboard an airplane can be a serious matter. From the annoying common cold to more serious SARS infections, air travelers are exposed to more germs and disease than ever before. A fast growing company in Southern California has recently produced a product which could allay many of these fears. Aero-San Corporation has designed and manufactures convenient and affordable airline seat cover and head rest packages under the name of Traveller's Edge.

CADFORCE Secures $1.7 Million in Series A Funding Led By Santa Barbara-Based Venture Capital Firm, Rincon Venture Partners
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 08:35 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of outsourced CAD drafting services for architects and homebuilders, has secured a $1.7 million Series A round of financing led by Rincon Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, based in Santa Barbara, CA. The Series A round also included members of Southern California's Tech Coast Angels, and a handful of other industry insiders. Douglas Webster, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at MCI, and Jim Andelman, General Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, will join Robert Vanech, Chief Executive Officer of CADFORCE, on the Board.

Neotrope Hosting Gives 'The Boot' to Texas - Recommends Companies Leave the Lone Star State Alone
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 06:20 EST
TORRANCE, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R) Hosting today announced it will be moving all of its Web server hardware out of the co-location facilities located within the state of Texas, and specifically, Dallas County, due to an alleged 'blackmail tax' on companies who co-locate computer equipment with hosting facilities in that state, after receiving a 'property tax' bill for 2005 which amounts to 8% of the value of the hardware simply for the pleasure of the machine sitting in a rack in Dallas County.

Posse Construction Joins Metallic Building Company As Authorized Builder
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 03:16 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Posse Construction Services LLC today announced that it is now an official Authorized Builder for Metallic Building Company. The construction company based out of Washington D.C., currently has customers in Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia. Historically, Posse Construction Services has served in the residential remodeling and restoration arena.

Pregnant Brides no Longer Face Problem of Finding Maternity Wedding Dresses
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 12:51 EST
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of bridal shop owners indicates that as many as 1 in every 5 brides is pregnant. Yet, until now, finding a maternity wedding dress was like finding a needle in a haystack. Now in their second year, Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura (www.MaternityBride.com) offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns.

National Mortgage Compliance Expert, Donald Lampe, to Present at ComplianceEase's 2006 Mortgage Compliance Outlook Webinar
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 12:12 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase, a leading provider of compliance and risk-management solutions, is hosting the 2006 Mortgage Compliance Outlook Webinar. This Webinar offers attendees expert insight and information about the significant regulatory compliance issues of 2006.

NBA All-Star Game is in the Cards
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 02:03 EST
GLENDALE, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the 2006 NBA All-Star game, publisher AllPro Deal, Inc. announces the release of the 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards. Following the success of last season's product debut, the 2006 edition contains new players and rankings for those NBA All-Stars popular enough to make the cut. A proven collectible souvenir and NBA favorite for fans and game players, the Sports Playing Cards offer 52 full-color hand-painted caricature portraits of the NBA's best on a deck of casino-quality playing cards.

Libyan American Corporation to Sponsor 'Family Fun & Run' Event in Houston
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 01:18 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lyamec Corporation is proud to announce that it will sponsor the 3rd Annual 'Family Run & Fun' event which will be held at the University of Houston-Cinco Ranch on Saturday, May 13th, 2006. This exciting and unique event will celebrate the youth of Katy, presenting their art, their music and showcasing their commitment to community service as exhibited by their participation in the important fund raising event.

Styles That Swing: Cocchia Hits the Women's Golf Clothing Scene with a Full Line for Fall/Winter 2006
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 12:19 EST
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego based COCCHIA announced today the launch of their brand new women's golf apparel company, complete with a full line of mix n' match pieces for Fall/Winter 2006.

Create a Business that 'eNthems' out from the Crowd: A Company Anthem Provides a Competitive Edge
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 11:35 EST
SACRAMENTO, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every country has a national anthem, so why not every company? That is exactly the question that eNthem.com puts forth to potential customers. This new and innovative Website offers businesses the opportunity to create a personal song or 'eNthem.' Why have customers listen to 'on-hold' music, when you can use these precious minutes to communicate what your company is all about?

CA Certifies HostBridge as Interoperable with Advantage CA-Ideal for CA-Datacom: Integration Using XML and Web Services
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 11:03 EST
STILLWATER, OK - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HostBridge Technology, the provider of HostBridge software for XML-enabling CICS, today announced that CA has certified the HostBridge integration software as interoperable with Advantage CA-Ideal for CA-Datacom (Advantage CA-Ideal), enabling organizations to integrate Advantage CA-Ideal applications with Web services platforms, application servers, or other host applications.

Hearts Rapidly Devoured at Valentine's Day Massacre - GoldenPalace.com Eating Contest Commemorates Infamous Mob Hit
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 05:20 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a violent display of mass consumption, Chicago native Patrick Bertoletti, arguably the fastest rising rookie in the sport of competitive eating, slaughtered the competition by eating nearly 2 pounds of chocolate hearts at the GoldenPalace.com Valentine's Day Chocolate Massacre this morning to win $5000.

ABS and Unify Partner to Serve the Complete Homebuilder Supply Chain
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 04:53 EST
ROCHESTER, NY - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Builder Solutions (ABS), providing homebuilders with executive search and business consulting since 1968 announces an alliance with Unify International, specialists in improving operations and construction systems with builders and trade contractors.

Steven L. Jay CLU, CHFC Announces New Location
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 04:23 EST
FORT WASHINGTON, PA - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steven L. Jay CLU, CHFC is pleased to announce the completion of his move to his new Fort Washington offices at 465 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The investment and financial planning practice has been serving individuals and corporate clients for over 20 years.

Author Patrick Carman and Agros International Donate Children's Books for Literacy Project in Central America
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 03:47 EST
SEATTLE, WA - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Times best-selling children's author Patrick Carman, and Agros International, a Seattle-based, non-profit organization that works with poor, rural families to help them escape poverty, are teaming up with Scholastic to bring libraries to 25 communities in Central America and Mexico. Carman, best-known for his highly successful 'Land Of Elyon' book series, has made a commitment to put books into the hands of children in Central America and Mexico.

PronunciationWorkshop Trains U.S. Embassy Staffers in Iraq and Afghanistan How to Correctly Pronounce American English
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 02:32 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PronunciationWorkshop.com LLC, a leader in American Accent Training, announced today that their DVD Video Training Program is helping the U.S. fight the war on terrorism. Their unique English Pronunciation Training Course is being used to assist linguists and translators, some who are involved with the Saddam Hussein trial, with improving their ability to speak English clearly and effectively.

Fort Washington Financial Group LLC Announces its New Location.
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 12:43 EST
FORT WASHINGTON, PA - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Fort Washington Financial Group is pleased to announce the completion of our move to our new Fort Washington offices at 465 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. With our new offices we will continue to provide the best possible support for current clients. The new expanded office space will also allow for the hiring of additional employee benefit professionals to meet the needs of our future growth.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 10
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 08:01 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program demonstrated on Capital Hill; PHIS, Inc. announced availability of its novel wide-spectrum homeopathic remedy, CarcinPLUS; BetEagle.com lays odds for Tocchet Gambling Trial outcome; and Mama-n-Mebag.com offers 'tote kit' for expectant moms with all the necessities and ensures that mom, baby and spouse have everything they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

OneHourRefund Offers Rapid Return Filing and Refunds from the Comfort of Home
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 07:14 EST
NASHVILLE, TN - Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OneHourRefund.com has launched an online tax preparation and rapid refund service for the 2005 filing year. Consumers can process their returns in as little as an hour's time. The service includes both state and federal returns, and a free trial is available.

Lawyers for L.A. County Have Lured Judge into Signing a Court Order Which the Judge Did Not Orally Pronounce, states Anant Tripati
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 05:58 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Anant Tripati, on January 24, 2006 Judge Paul Gutman of the Los Angeles County Superior Court signed a court order presented to him by lawyers representing Los Angeles County states Anant Tripati (BC 343351). These lawyers had Judge Paul Gutman state, in writing, that he had decided facts stated in page 2 line 3 through 18; line 22 to page 3 line 5 in the order, though the Judge did not make any such decision, states Tripati.

Just Say It: Multimedia Technology is Creating New Ways to Promote Products and Services and Also Offers a Clever Way to Celebrate Valentine's Day
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 04:31 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting this month, SantaClarita2day.com is adding audio advertising to its menu. This will provide businesses - small, medium and large - with the opportunity to communicate to customers first hand.

Thousands of McKenzie Scott Clients Express Gratitude for Firm's Team Support
Fri, 10 Feb 2006, 01:14 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'We've analyzed thousands of completion reports from clients, and they make highly enthusiastic remarks about all of our resources, but the single resource that generates the most expression of appreciation is the continuing support, direction and encouragement they get from their McKenzie Scott team,' according to Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000.

'Who Doesn't Bet?' - Including Professional Athletes at BetEagle.com - Odds announced for Outcome of Tocchet Gambling Trial
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 09:18 EST
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since opening the doors in 1997 one of the most respected names in on-line gaming has been taking bets from professional athletes, some retired and others currently playing. BetEagle.com customers include various Hall of Fame greats. These gamers represent an abundance of players from the NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL and fight sports alike. BetEagle - Recreation, Entertainment, Lifestyle.

Health Advocacy Group Claims that Christians are Killing Themselves with Food
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 07:00 EST
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With diabetes and heart disease becoming more prevalent worldwide, a very vocal Christian ministry is vigorously challenging what many Christians believe about healing disease. Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational ministry and health advocacy group based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is actively promoting a grassroots movement to remind the millions suffering with chronic or acute diseases that the Bible does provide the answer to healing.

McKenzie Scott Claims Its Three Strong Guarantees Best in the Profession
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 04:45 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'We believe we are the only firm in the career services field to ever be able to offer services to individuals or businesses with money back, satisfaction and performance guarantees,' said Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000.

McKenzie Scott Database of Enthusiastic Clients Continues to Grow
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 01:41 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, announced today that the firm's database of enthusiastic clients continues to grow at a rapid clip. The firm closely tracks completion of all client job searches, and starting in 2004 began to keep a separate file of clients who volunteered positive comments about McKenzie Scott's resources and team support.

Local Banks to Link Long Term Health with Long Term Wealth; New Program from LTC Financial Partners Helps It Happen
Thu, 9 Feb 2006, 11:19 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), Northeast Bank, a subsidiary of Northeast Bancorp (AMEX: NBN) is the first regional or local bank to incorporate LTCFP's health-related support system into their financial advisory services in a formal way. 'We're already supporting national organizations,' says Dan Cahn, who heads the program for LTCFP.

Everest Poker Announces 2006 Winter Olympics Promotion, Featuring Daily Prizes During All 16 Days of Events
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 07:24 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker, the premier online poker room, has announced its Winter Olympics sweepstakes, 16 consecutive calendar days from February 11-26 where prizes will be awarded each day.

Election Security Seal Program to Demonstrate on Capital Hill
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 06:51 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a first of a kind opportunity on Capitol Hill, members of Congress, congressional staffers, senior policy experts, and the staff of the Bush Administration will have the chance to view ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program at the Congressional Internet Advisory Committee Reception and Technology Fair.

TicketsR.com Joins Symphony on Ice for an Evening of Spectacular Skating Performed to the Sound of the Best Russian, British and Italian Singers
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 06:17 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for Symphony on Ice, an evening of spectacular skating performed to the sound of the best Russian, British and Italian Singers, are now available for sale at www.TicketsR.com. Symphony on Ice will perform at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on May 14 at 7:00 p.m.

McKenzie Scott Customer Satisfaction Level at Top for Any Service Industry
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 05:52 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that the firm's customer satisfaction level was at the top for most service industries.

Cervalis and eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Sign Partnership Agreement
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 04:10 EST
STAMFORD, CT - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cervalis, a leading provider of premier IT infrastructure solutions, today announced that is has entered into a partnership agreement with eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Under the agreement, eXpertivity will incorporate Cervalis' IT Infrastructure Services, Data Security and Protection, Business Continuity and Rapid Recovery solutions to provide its customers with Cervalis' high standards of business resilience and to help accelerate eXpertivity's rapid gain in the $5 billion mortgage processing market.

Aviation Services Provider Achieves International Authorization
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 03:13 EST
MENA, AR - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. has received EASA approval for its existing repair station certificate. Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. is a full service Aircraft Avionics, Maintenance and Interior and Exterior Refurbishment Services Provider, located in Mena, Arkansas since 1964.

Mama-n-MeBag.com Delivers Comfort and Convenience for the Expectant Mother's Big Day in an All-in-One Tote
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 01:48 EST
MIRAMAR, FL - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expectant moms and their anxious spouses have other things to worry about when delivery time is near than if they remembered their toothbrush, or where the camera is located. This is where Mama-n-Mebag.com steps in and takes control. They offer all the necessities, and some little luxuries, to reduce stress and ensure that mom, baby and spouse, have all they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

McKenzie Scott Puts Resources Behind Consumer Protection Policies
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 12:40 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that new, expanded resources will be put behind its consumer protection policies.

Drive For Free Gas
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 11:00 EST
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone has something to say about high gas prices. FreeGasHelp.com, based in Oceanside, CA, a new and innovative advertising and promotion company, is doing something about it. The company connects businesses with folks willing to display their ad messages on their vehicles. They provide a unique solution that benefits both business and consumers alike.

McKenzie Scott Achieves New Customer Satisfaction Levels
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 09:17 EST
DALLAS, TX - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Gerberg, President of McKenzie Scott, the nation's leading provider of job search resources for those seeking over $50,000, today announced that the firm has achieved a new level of customer satisfaction.

Millions of Valentines Are Blue
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 07:19 EST
TAMPA, FL - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although the color red rules during the month of February, millions of people are not feeling so rosy. Amidst crimson cupids, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and rows of romantic red greeting cards, plenty of women and men are feeling blue. Kendall Smith-Sullivan, M.A., dating expert and author of 'Soulmate Logic' (ISBN: 1419608770) explains why.

Everest Casino Launches New 'Shopping Spree' Slot Machine
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 04:25 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino, in a departure from traditional slot machine design, has released a new game, Shopping Spree, which taps into the glamorous and trendy world of high fashion - with female-oriented themes and slot machine symbols.

Local Business Banishes Bridezilla
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 03:06 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Webster Hill Photography Agency is going toe to toe with Bridezilla. Their secret weapon? The word 'NO.' Meet Natalie Sousa. After nearly 10 years as a professional wedding photographer, Sousa founded Webster Hill. The photo agency specializes in matching clients to qualified photographers through a comprehensive screening process.

Human Rights Protestors Create World's First Velvet Muhammad; Velvet Prophet Paintings Given to Radical Islamic Groups
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 01:16 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With or without fluorescent paint, few things are as quintessentially kitschy as black velvet paintings. But many political leaders in Europe and the United States seem to agree with the Pope and the Islamic community that free speech is what's truly out of style. In response to this officially endorsed cultural intimidation, an international group of brave human rights activists, known as the Velvet Prophet People, have created the Velvet Muhammad to demonstrate that 'free speech is never in poor taste.'

Insurance Outsourcing Service Pumps Cash into CPA Firms
Tue, 7 Feb 2006, 06:30 EST
NEWTON, MA - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today The Financial Resource Group announced 'Integrated Insurance Planning(TM),' a service that helps CPA firms profit from insurance recommendations. 'Many firms are moving into insurance, but few are making much money at it," says Barry Goldwater, Principal of The Financial Resource Group (FRG). 'We aim to change that; why should insurance advice be a loss leader?' Goldwater asks. 'We see firms outsourcing their insurance business, throwing sizable revenue to outside advisors and possibly to the competition. We have created a way for firms to monetize this revenue in-house.'

Books to Bookmark(TM) - 12 New Books Worth a Look for Jan. 2006
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 05:27 EST
REDONDO BEACH, CA - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 12 new books 'worth a look,' announced during January 2006. Topics include 'The Little Entrepreneur - Takes Flight' by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses; Penny Webster's 'Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes' offers safe food alternatives that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family; and Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico.

Belanger and Foley, Inc. Begins Second Major Project in Lowell, MA
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 01:04 EST
NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Belanger and Foley, Inc., a full service architectural, planning and design firm, announced today that the construction of the new Longmeadow Golf Club in Tewksbury MA, is on schedule and on budget. The project represents the second major project designed by Belanger & Foley in the last twelve months. The first project, the design and planning of the Bishop McNamara Center at Lowell Catholic High School, was initiated in March, 2005, and is ahead of schedule.

A New Twist In An Old Healing Dance
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 10:57 EST
COLUMBUS, OH - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PHIS, Inc. announced today the availability of its novel wide-spectrum homeopathic remedy, CarcinPLUS(TM), a single remedy made from the blood of a breast cancer donor who was taking several notable natural supplements to assist in treating her cancer. This type of homeopathic remedy is classified as a 'nosode' according to the FDA and is available by prescription only. Nosodes are created from the diseased tissue of an organism using the basic homeopathic principal of 'like treating like.' The history of this practice stems from 1830 when Constantine Hering was the first to consider the use of nosodes.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Feb. 3
Fri, 3 Feb 2006, 06:37 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech business news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Gospel and R&B star Rodney Jerkins nominated for Grammy; Rupert Boneham to tell all in new book about CBS TV's Survivor; California Non-profits announce programs to inspire kids to excel at fitness, leadership and character development; and Hollywood special effects and robotics expert Woody Lawhon launches new Moving Mannequins venture for the fashion and retail industries.

Internet Casino Acquires Seattle Super Dog - eBay's Hottest Dog
Fri, 3 Feb 2006, 01:19 EST
ARLINGTON, WA - Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino known for its eccentric eBay purchases, has won an auction for a hot dog with a bid of $1800 US. GoldenPalace.com adds to its collection of eccentric items while benefiting cancer research.

Governor's Council On Physical Fitness and Sports Signs Up 1000th Teen in New Fitness Pass Offering
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 07:35 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports announced today that more than 1,000 students in over 100 high schools across the state have jumped on its new Teen Fitness Pass offering that enables high school students to workout for free at 24 Hour Fitness Facilities for nearly a full semester.

California-based Non-profit Organization Proclaims 2006, 'The Year of the Champion'
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 02:16 EST
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Be A Champion Foundation established the 'Be a Champion Program' in 2001, and supports youth (K-12) in the areas of leadership/character development, reading literacy, computer education, health education, mentoring and scholarship. The Be A Champion Foundation has campaigned to motivate youth to higher standards of physical and mental fitness and has declared 2006, 'The Year of the Champion.'

Moving Mannequins Are Turning Heads - The Latest in Mannequin Artistry
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 01:19 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Woody Lawhon, Hollywood-renowned robotics, animatronics and special effects developer for director greats such as Ron Howard, Robert Redford, Lawrence Kasdan and Clint Eastwood, to name a few, launches the company Moving Mannequins(TM) (www.movingmannequins.com) which creates mannequins that have the look of movie quality goods, yet are priced to accommodate the retail industry.

Dynamics Direct Manages Everything Email for Vongo(SM)
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 09:00 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) product suite is managing all of the email communications for Vongo, the new video download service introduced last month at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show by Starz Entertainment Group LLC (SEG).

2005 A Banner Year For SK&I
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 06:34 EST
BETHESDA, MD - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SK&I Architectural Design Group (SK&I), a residential and mixed-use architectural design firm, announced 2005 as a record year for industry awards, project completions and new project announcements.

Rodney Jerkins Nominated For a Grammy
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 04:49 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Grammy Award Winner and Super Music Producer Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins has won several Grammy Awards and Nominations throughout his career, and once again, has receive yet another Grammy(R) Nomination for the hit song 'Cater 2 U' performed by the sensational female group Destiny's Child. The last two years was phenomenal for Rodney and his Darkchild Production and Writing Team, it was announced today by Serious Publicity Company, LLC.

Rupert Tells All!
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 03:42 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has just signed Rupert Boneham from the CBS TV show Survivor to a book contract with co-writer Lester Thomas Shane. 'Rupert: Just Being Me' will be released in September 2006 with an initial print run of 100,000 books. This book, by Rupert Boneham as told to Lester Thomas Shane will guide you through the life-changing experiences that led Rupert to his success on Survivor: Pearl Islands as well as his huge following of fans during Survivor: All Stars.

My Tattoo ID Makes Bar Code and Compliance Labeling Affordable to Small Business
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 01:48 EST
MANSFIELD, MA - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Software Design, Inc, the leader in bar code and labeling software announces the release of My Tattoo ID an affordable solution for small businesses seeking to design and print bar coded labels, signs and forms on demand. My Tattoo ID allows users to design professional labels with color, text, pictures, shapes and UPC, EAN, Code 39 or Postnet bar codes. It is simple to use and includes many features previously found in only the most expensive software packages.

PC Kidz Announces New 40-Week Curriculum
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 01:12 EST
TYLER, TX - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PC Kidz, a Texas based children's computer education company, unveils a new 40-Week Curriculum aimed at establishing computer literacy and technology skills in preschool and elementary students, while adhering to the same fall and spring schedules accepted by local school districts.

Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. Nano-Coating Passes Preliminary Testing by Chi Mei Optoelectronics and Procures Initial Trial Order
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 11:30 EST
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (hereinafter "Nano") (OTC Bulletin Board: NSLT), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunication industries, announced today that its PVD coatings have passed initial qualifying tests and examinations by Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. and has received a preliminary trial order for the coating of two industrial components.

iMAX Business Solutions Expands Their Services to Include High Risk Merchant Accounts and Offshore Credit Card Processing
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 11:22 EST
DENVER, CO - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMAX Business Solutions, specializing in providing high risk merchants with technologically sophisticated and secure payment gateways for all types of high risk merchants, today announced the expansion of their High Risk Merchant Account Program allowing businesses that would be considered too risky for most banks and credit card processing companies to process without limits.

January 2006

Los Angeles Judge Orders $50,000 Bond Posting to prevent Hearings on Fraud Upon the LA Court
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 04:57 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Judge Paul Gutman of the Superior Court of Los Angeles directed that Anant Tripati must now post a $50,000 bond if Tripati wishes to continue to litigate 'Fraud Upon the Court,' reversing his initial decision not to require the bond at the inception of the suit and subsequent to Tripati obtaining trial depositions from current and former employees Lt. Belen Jeske and Richard Goldston of the LA County District Attorney's Office admitting to committing fraud upon the court and that this is a common practice, according to Tripati (BC343351).

New Web Site, Milliondollartextpage.com, Allows Customers to Promote their Business Online Through Character, Word and Phrase Purchases
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 04:25 EST
BREDA, NETHERLANDS - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the idea of the Milliondollarhomepage which allows customers to buy pixels for $1 each and create images and logos for business promotion, Webmaster, William Kop, launched a Web site called Milliondollartextpage.com which is similar in concept, but different in its product offerings and financial commitment.

PreViser and Delta Chakir partner in Israel to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31 EST
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Delta Chakir, Ltd., sole distributor for Kodak Dental System in Israel, to market PreViser technology to dentists and dental insurers within Israel.

Armor Electric Inc Announces Contract With Mexico
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 11:28 EST
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTCBB: ARME) is pleased to announce additional information regarding the company's Joint Venture Agreement with NuPow'r LLC to provide 'electric propulsion systems' for electric powered vehicles. Under this agreement, existing and future contracts for the production of 2, 3 and 4 wheeled 'electric propulsion systems' (EPS), will be transferred to an operational Joint Venture.

Are Boaters Prepared to Risk Their Safety and Security While On-Board...and be Miles from Shore? Not if They Have SeaKey Onboard!
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:45 EST
BETHESDA, MD - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Miami International Boat Show 2006 - SeaKey(R) debuts its next-generation Satellite Communications product with enhanced features aimed at boater safety and security...monitoring your vessel offshore, dockside or even at home. SeaKey(R) is the leading provider of in-boat safety, security and information services using the GPS satellite network and enhanced wireless technology.

Poppa Neutrino Partners with Riley Books to use eBay Auctions to Garner Sponsors for Raft Trip to China
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31 EST
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The media follows David Pearlman aka Poppa Neutrino wherever he goes. Poppa Neutrino's journeys have been chronicled by National Geographic, the New Yorker and dozens of other media outlets. This latest voyage is certain to garner the same kind of attention that his earlier ones have. Pearlman is no stranger to ocean crossings, having crossed the Atlantic during the nineties and even having made a 1800 mile journey down the Mississippi River.

Credit Card Companies to Raise Minimum Payment Requirements
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:07 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering Free Debt Consultations to consumers who may be adversely affected by the increased minimum payment requirements created by the updated guidelines recently released by federal banking regulators. Consumers may soon see significant increases in the required minimum payments on their credit card statements due to the new guidelines. Although the increases may cause a temporary crunch for heavily indebted consumers, financial experts believe that the increased minimums are a sound long term policy.

ESCO, a New Marketing Services Company, Promises Products to Help Independent Escorts Increase Safety and Revenue
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 12:58 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The formation of ESCO Marketing Services, Inc. is designed with one main objective in mind - to be the independent escort's friend while enhancing their business and safety. During the program roll-out, ESCO will offer four products. They will include marketing and advertising services; payment services, a 'Safe-Hands' program, and client verification.

LTCi: The Hot New Asset-Protection Option, From a Financial Advisor Near You
Mon, 30 Jan 2006, 02:31 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners LLC, Philip Kimball, Executive Director of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system: all the assets of his dying mom and dad. Like most Americans of more than modest means, Kimball and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors missed it too. No long term care insurance (or LTCi, the industry nickname).

Symphony Wealth Management Group's Ovation Fund Blazes New Trails on the Efficient Frontier and the Utilization of ETFs
Mon, 30 Jan 2006, 02:27 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Symphony Wealth Management Group, LLC, today announced the launch of their new Ovation Fund, a dynamic asset allocation fund which utilizes Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as its underlying holdings. The Ovation Fund is managed by Dr. William Breen.

Business and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 27
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 04:33 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: PCE Health and Fitness releases new 'LifeSpan Pro 3 Treadmill' that brings the focus to the workout, not learning how to use the equipment; FareBuzz announced its advanced Web-based Booking Engine tool will be made available to Travel Agents and their Agency's Websites; a national day of remembrance will be observed on Feb. 14 in honor of Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and Parliament member Gibran Tueni; and Insight Research Corp. releases report on growth forecasts for SIP Gateways, Wireless Gateways and Hybrid Fiber Gateways.

Roth IRA vs. Roth 401(k) for the Self-Employed
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 03:34 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Under new tax rules that took effect in January 2006, employees can ask their company to save part of their wages in a Roth 401(k). However, independent contractors, the self-employed, and business owners with no employees can establish their own Solo 401(k) with a Roth feature - (Solo Roth 401k) - right away, according to Daniel Lamaute, retirement plan specialist, with Lamaute Capital.

Soundrangers.com is the Virtual Sound Design Tool
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 02:44 EST
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, was the first online sound effects and royalty free music service to specialize in creating sound specifically designed for interactive media, such as websites and video games. From the beginning the focus of their library was to offer high quality content for bandwidth sensitive applications, while utilizing a website delivery system focused on quick and easy sound auditioning, selection and purchase.

Gambling-Forum.com Publishes Online Gambling Year in Review
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 11:17 EST
LAS VEGAS, NV - Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online gambling portal Gambling-Forum.com has published its annual online gambling year in review feature. The article includes a round up and summery of important events which occurred throughout 2005 in the online gambling industry.

Author Gehla S. Knight Releases Book that Offers Humorous Peek into Suburban Life in the 1950s
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 06:32 EST
PORTLAND, OR - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new voice in northwest fiction, Gehla S. Knight, recently authored and released an insider's look at life in the suburban 1950's - 'Heath Street Stories.' The book is available in hardcover (ISBN: 1420896083) and paperback (ISBN: 1420896075).

SIP Gateways, Wireless Gateways and Hybrid Fiber Gateways Boom as Worldwide Gateways Grow, Says Insight Research
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 01:56 EST
BOONTON, NJ - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Total worldwide sales revenue for signaling gateways, media gateways, media servers, and session border controllers is expected to increase at a compounded rate of nearly four percent over the next five years, says a new market study from Insight Research. This specialized equipment enables traditional phone networks to interconnect to and move data across the Internet. During 2005, nearly $2.2 billion worth of gateway technology was sold in global markets; by 2010, sales of new gateway gear will increase to $2.6 billion annually, according this industry research study.

New Book Argues That In-Depth Psychology Can Facilitate A Liberal Resurgence
Thu, 26 Jan 2006, 11:38 EST
SANTA FE, NM - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If liberals are to regain the political ascendancy, they need a breakthrough in their understanding of themselves and the forces that oppose them, writes in-depth psychotherapist Peter Michaelson in his new book, 'Democracy's Little Self-Help Book' (ISBN 1-4259-1218-4).

Figuring Out How to Use a Treadmill Has Been More of a Workout Than the Actual Workout Itself, Until the Introduction of the Lifespan Pro 3 Treadmill!
Wed, 25 Jan 2006, 12:58 EST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the launch of the PRO 3 treadmill, LifeSpan has now added to its credits having the most compact treadmill in the marketplace, while now also offering the largest running surface as well. The PRO 3 offers users a VERY spacious 22" wide by 60" long running surface, providing comfort for users of all levels. The extra wide running belt coupled with the new patent pending Intelli-Key(TM) system, which uses illuminated blue backlit buttons to quickly and easily step the user through the set-up process distinguishes the PRO 3 from its competitors in the marketplace.

Armor Electric, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture Agreement with Nu Pow'r LLC
Wed, 25 Jan 2006, 11:57 EST
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ARMOR ELECTRIC INC. (OTCBB ARME) is pleased to announce the company has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with NU POW'R LLC to provide the technology and production of 'electric propulsion systems' for two, three and four wheel electric powered vehicles and other electrically propelled products.

How to Skyrocket Sales This Spring?
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 06:55 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneurs and executives who have struggled with sales growth will now be able to learn the secrets of top sales people, thanks to Business Growth Master Chet Holmes of Chet Holmes International. Holmes is announcing the availability of several business building and sales articles that can help boost profits in the next 12 months. The first in this series is called 'The Best Buyer Concept.'

Leading Online Consolidator Booking Tool Now Available to Travel Agents
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 04:02 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based Fare Buzz (www.farebuzz.com), announced today its advanced Web-based Booking Engine tool will be made available to Travel Agents and their Agency's Websites for easier accessibility. The industry leader in Air Consolidator fares and their Web-based booking engine has made it easier for Agents to search worldwide fares and eliminates the need to contact several air consolidators to get the best fare.

Most Dangerous Trends Facing Hospitals - What's Wrong Here? In America, Flying is Safer Than Being Treated in a Hospital
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 03:01 EST
MEMPHIS, TN - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LifeWings Partners LLC, a recent survey of medical errors published in Health Affairs reveals that 34% of U.S. patients with critical health problems experience medical mistakes. Furthermore, this error rate was the highest among the six developed nations studied (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and U.K.). For 20% of the patients, communication between patients and hospital staff was a factor when errors occurred.

Everest Poker Announces Winners of the Second Annual French Poker Tour
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 02:11 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2005-2006 French Poker Tour, hosted by L'association France Poker and sponsored by premier online poker room Everest Poker, has crowned its champion. 'Everest Poker would like to congratulate Mr. Mullemeester on his victory,' said Sandrine Dubois, Everest Poker's French Marketing Manager.

Confirmit to Launch Contact Center Quality Application
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 01:10 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FIRM (OSE:FIRM), the world's leading provider of Enterprise Insight Management (EIM) software, today announced that the Contact Center Quality Application powered by Confirmit will be launched on February 9, 2006. The new application will enable businesses with Contact Center operations to implement customer experience quality measures to discover, manage and act on customer dissatisfaction.

Ijeoma Egbunine to Fight Valerie Mahfood for WIBF Light Heavyweight Title
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 04:27 EST
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, February 18, 2006, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Headlining the night will be Ijeoma 'The Praise' Egbunine versus Valerie 'Wolfe' Mahfood for the WIBF Light Heavyweight Title currently held by Mahfood. Mahfood is currently ranked 5th in the Light Heavyweight Division and is a veteran boxer with 31 total fights.

National Remembrance Day to Honor Two Assassinated Lebanese Leaders
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 03:33 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A national day of remembrance will be observed on February 14 in honor of Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and Parliament member Gibran Tueni. Remembrances will be held across the United States by many of the three million Americans of Lebanese descent, who include numerous celebrities. Sanford Holst announced the observances on behalf of the Hariri-Tueni Remembrance Committee.

Corinthian Colleges Reports Favorable Arbitration Award in Satz Case
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 02:34 EST
SANTA ANA, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- [Original release date July 11, 2005] -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) has received a favorable arbitration award in the case of Satz vs. Rhodes Colleges, Inc., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., and Florida Metropolitan University. Satz asserted claims on his own behalf and a putative class of similarly situated current and former students in the Company's Florida Metropolitan University ('FMU') campuses in Florida and online.

Oil & Gas: Newfoundland's Got It, New England Needs It
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 02:00 EST
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Province's Premier to address growing ties between regions, announced the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) today. The potential for vast energy supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador to meet New England's future energy demand will be among the topics discussed by the Province's Premier, Danny Williams in Providence this week.

Innovative Custom Software Designer and Developer Completes Web site for Charter Bus America
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 11:25 EST
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Integrated Solution Group, Inc. (ISG) recently designed and launched a custom, eCommerce Web site for Charter Bus America, Inc. (CBA). The site, charterbusamerica.com, is believed to be the first reservation site in the U.S. that allow users to personally set up their charter bus rental itinerary, obtain pricing quotes from multiple charter bus companies, and book their trip entirely online.

Medicare Patients and Care Providers Fear Dire Consequences of Medicare Reform Bill
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 11:04 EST
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A grass-roots effort to focus attention on disturbing elements of the Medicare reform legislation some Medicare beneficiaries and patient-care advocates call 'frightening' and 'disastrous' will begin with an organized protest outside the Bakersfield offices of House Ways and Means Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Last Chance for Patient Choice (a 527 not-for-profit organization) plans to launch its nationwide advocacy effort on the eve of the final budget reconciliation bill vote (S. 1932) by the U.S. House of Representatives that will probably occur during the first week of February.

'The Insider's Guide to Credit Repair' Helps Consumers Restore Credit and Raise Their Scores
Sat, 21 Jan 2006, 12:09 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- K.E. Varner will discuss his book, 'The Insider's Guide to Credit Repair' (ISBN 1-56414-809-2), on KFNN Financial News Radio Monday January 23. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group predicts that one in four consumer credit reports contain errors severe enough to cause denial of credit. Such errors negatively impact consumer credit scores (numbers that predict risk and the likelihood of an applicant to default on a debt).

Entertainment Feature News Summary for Week Ending Jan. 20
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 06:33 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and biz-tech news roundup of feature stories originating from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: William Shatner sells his kidney stone for charity; state of Utah switches from print textbooks to physics texts from Kinetic Books; poet/author Kay Day explains how to 'wow' your lover for Valentine's Day; Atreus Systems wins numerous telecom industry awards for VoIP solutions; the first radio commercials featuring 'live phone sex' run on XM Radio's High Voltage Channel 202; and O Yikes! launches line of hip designer diaper bags for 'on the go' parents.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Osama Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace Available for Auction
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 02:58 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Osama Bin Laden family website, (saudi-binladin-group.com), for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

TransContinental Wireless Broadband LLC Announces Fast, Reliable Broadband Service for Prince William County and Surrounding Counties
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 02:00 ESTEdited by Beverly West
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TransContinental Wireless Broadband LLC based in Manassas, Virginia, today announced the launch of their new high speed wireless broadband service in the Manassas area, making Prince William County, Virginia one of the first major counties in the United States to have an affordable, fixed wireless broadband solution starting at only $20.00 a month, with a rate guarantee promise.

A Mother's Gift Event at Echelon Mall Will Celebrate Breastfeeding on January 21 New Jersey Assemblywoman Cruz-Perez To Receive Award for Breastfeeding Advocacy
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 12:53 EST
VOORHEES, NJ - Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign and other participating organizations including, Cooper Breastfeeding Center, Glamourmom, Cafe La Leche and ProMom.org.

PayPal's Arbitrary Decisions Are Harming Members, Claims ezLAWSUITS.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 11:31 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PayPal members are being subjected to the arbitrary decision making of PayPal that has caused a multitude of PayPal members to suffer great financial harm in the hands of fraudsters, claim the team at ezLAWSUITS.com.

Everest Casino Announces 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion Winners
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 06:58 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino congratulates the following players, winners of its 12 Days of Christmas promotion, 12 different days in December where players were eligible for fantastic prizes and bonuses.

A Picture Worth $3,800: Ultrasound of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Baby Sold On eBay
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 05:45 EST
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riding the major media wave resulting from the purchase of William Shatner's kidney stone, internet casino and marketing innovator GoldenPalace.com followed up with another outrageous purchase, the alleged sonogram picture belonging to the world's most popular fetus; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's 5-month-old unborn baby.

Award-winning Children's Book 'On the Night You Were Born' Rockets to Amazon.com Bestseller
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 05:23 EST
TUALATIN, OR - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On January 18, author Nancy Tillman's children's book 'On the Night You Were Born' (Darling Press, ISBN: 0-9765761-0-4) rose from 11,000 in overall book sales to best-selling status on Amazon.com, the 4th best seller in its age category and the 12th best seller in children's books overall.

Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by Brown's Automotive Group to Provide Stand Alone RX Benefits
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 04:30 EST
HARLEYSVILLE, PA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with Virginia based Brown Automotive to provide stand alone pharmacy benefit services for over 1000 employees. Millennium is providing a stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including a custom benefit plan design and administrative services.

Everest Poker Launches $500 Guaranteed Multi-Table Tournaments
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 03:53 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker is pleased to announce the creation of $500 Guaranteed Multi-Table Tournaments. With two tournaments per day and a buy-in of $10+1, Everest Poker guarantees a minimum prize pool of $500 for each tournament, regardless of the number of entries.

WebInnovex Introduces Enterprise-Class Automatic Online Employee Scheduling and Timesheet Solution on XPunch.com
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 03:13 EST
LONDON, ON - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WebInnovex Inc. has announced the release of XPunch Enterprise, an online solution for companies that need to fulfill employee timesheet or scheduling needs. After two years of intense development, XPunch Enterprise now takes its place alongside XPunch Personal - a free service provided to individuals that wish to track how they spend their time at work or on activities.

Real Estate Insider Destroys Real Estate Industry Myths in New Book
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 02:33 EST
KENT, WA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On one side are hundreds of thousands of professionals who quit the real estate industry every year. On the other side are the traditions, myths, and outdated business models that have contributed to that high attrition rate in the Real Estate industry. In the middle is Phil Gerisilo, a leading expert who has penned the new book 'Succeed in Real Estate Without Cold Calling' (ISBN 1-59079-0707, Select Books $19.95).

Utah Adopts Kinetic Books Digital Physics Textbooks As Primary Physics Texts: Students Will Replace Print Texts With Computer-Based Curriculum
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:39 EST
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The State of Utah has recently adopted all three levels of Kinetic Books' digital physics textbooks as primary physics textbooks. Now Utah high school students are able to use fully digital texts instead of printed textbooks to learn physics. These new textbooks from Kinetic Books are created from scratch for the new media, and take advantage of digital capabilities such as simulations, computer-guided homework and animated lectures.

Navigating the Swelling Hispanic Market Tide - New Resource for the Financial Services Industry
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:26 EST
MIAMI, FL - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Praxxis, a new consulting and marketing services firm focusing on the U.S. Hispanic market and serving the financial services industry, is at the crossroad of the most significant consumer market realignment facing financial services. Founded in 2005 in Miami, Florida by Salvador Lopez de Azua, Carlos Pardo, and Argelio Maldonado, three veterans of consumer banking and former Citibank executives, Praxxis was conceived as a resource to assist clients with the strategic challenges posed by the growing Latino market segment and its ever-increasing need for financial services.

Lumen Software adds Student Information System (SIS) Integration to Lumenation 'Plug-n-Play' Portals for School Districts
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 04:56 EST
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumen Software, a World leader in Web / Browser based Portal Products and Solutions, announced today it has extended its already popular role-based Lumenation Portal environment to include ready-to-use modules and applications against a district's existing Student Information System (SIS). This, in addition to several new module releases, allows districts to provide managed and appropriate information to administrators, board members, staff, faculty, students and parents / patrons.

Planning Financial Future is Crucial to Post-Holiday Financial Health
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 03:33 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering Free Debt Reduction Consultations to all consumers who may be suffering from post-holiday financial issues. Many consumers this holiday season forked out too much money on gifts for friends and family, and charged most of it to credit cards.

William Shatner Passes Kidney Stone Off to GoldenPalace.com for $25,000
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 12:05 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Captain's log. Star date: 011806. William Shatner. Has gone. Where no man has gone before. And sold a part of himself. To online casino. GoldenPalace.com. For $25,000. To benefit. Habitat for Humanity. (Video and Photos available.)

'First and Goal' - AlamoPoker.Com Lines Up to Score with a Sponsorship of the Arena Football League's Austin Wranglers
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 07:41 EST
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com, The Home of Texas Hold 'Em, begins the 2006 sponsorship of the Austin Wranglers on opening night January 27th at the Erwin Center in Austin, TX vs. the Las Vegas Gladiators. The sponsorship includes in game exposure on dasher boards, playing field and lower ring of the jumbotron scoreboard.

Poet Explains How to Wow Your Valentine in 5 Easy Steps
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 06:02 EST
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As soon as Santa stockings and gift wrap go on sale, out come the boxed chocolates and teddy bears stitched with red stuffed hearts. Florida author Kay Day (A Poetry Break, 2005; ISBN 0-9717641-0-7) says senders of valentines should ask themselves a simple question. Is it better to woo a lover with a mass-produced gift, or is something you make yourself more impressive?

Make Your 2006 Resolutions Stick by Enrolling in the Labyrinth, a Unique Learning Experience
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 02:21 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephanie Burns, researcher, author, and motivational speaker today announced her online educational program The Labyrinth designed to help people set, achieve, and maintain their goals in 2006 and beyond.

Atreus Systems Recognized as VoIP Provisioning Leader by VoIP Magazine
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 01:22 EST
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that VoIP Magazine has named Atreus as one of the Top 20 vendors to watch in 2006. The VoIP Magazine 20 features the companies that are best positioned in the coming year to spur IP communications adoption and innovation while, at the same time, delivering on the immediate needs of the marketplace.

Frustrated Developer Dad Invents Interactive Incentive Chart
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 01:04 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Barton Listick, the creator of the popular JumpStart(R) series of children's educational software, announces the public release of My Reward Board, a new software program that provides a fun way to motivate children to do their chores and tasks. The program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores, achieve their goals, improve their behavior, and save their money. My Reward Board is available as a free trial and for purchase at www.myrewardboard.com.

Atreus Systems Receives Internet Telephony Magazine's 2005 'Product of the Year' Award for VoIP Provisioning and Activation
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 12:23 EST
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that the editors of Technology Marketing Corporation's INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) magazine have named Atreus' IP Service Provisioning software as the recipient of the 2005 Product of the Year Award. The award is made in recognition of Atreus' continued leadership in addressing the critical service delivery challenges providers face in deploying VoIP and advanced IP services.

New Cognitive Technologies Toolkit Helps Companies Get More Value from Systems
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 12:00 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cognitive Technologies, providing people-focused project services since 1987, announces the Transition Management Toolkit, a flexible model for realizing the full business value of new systems. The toolkit guides project leaders through a proven process for managing change and helps them avoid common problems while taking advantage of best practices.

Breastimplants411.com Hold Plastic Surgeons to a Higher Standard
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:48 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It all started when David Dean's mother fell victim to the hands of two unqualified plastic surgeons, including a doctor who misplaced an implant after his mom's partial mastectomy that resulted from a bout with cancer. With a spark to make doctors more accountable and help patients Dean spawned www.breastimplants411.com. The website is designed to educate and inform patients and provide information on qualified plastic surgeons.

Long Range Systems and Dynamics Direct Bring Email Marketing to Restaurant Industry
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:20 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Long Range Systems, the creators of the first wireless coaster pager and worldwide leader of onsite wireless solutions, has chosen the Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to add email marketing capabilities to their restaurant offerings, including Long Range Systems new Allegiant(R) customer loyalty products.

Level 3 Selects Atreus Systems for (3)VoIP Technology Alliance Program
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:06 EST
OTTAWA, ON - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of provisioning software for VoIP and advanced IP services, today announced that it has been selected by Level 3 Communications to participate in its (3)VoIP(SM) Technology Alliance Program (TAP). The (3)VoIP TAP program unites Level 3 with a select group of technology vendors to help service providers quickly deploy services interconnecting with the Level 3 network. Participation in this alliance validates that Atreus' software is interoperable with Level 3's current application programming interfaces for its (3)VoIP services.

Home Sweet Home - New Organization Protects the Public from Bad Contractors
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 06:43 EST
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a rare house that doesn't need help before it's put up for sale or when a new owner moves in. Residents who had problems finding qualified contractors can now put their trust in a new organization called American Association of Service Contractors (AASC).

The Dewey Does Story
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 05:16 EST
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas Kinslow began 'Dewey Does' in 1999 and he started it as a marketing tool to promote a small children's sports apparel line in NY. Kinslow says, 'A large retail chain suggested we come up will a gimmick to help promote our clothing line...the gimmick was Dewey Does and as we marketed the Dewey Does character with the logo tees for the children's sports apparel we found the market was more interested in the Dewey Does character.'

CarJockey.com Receives Funding, Building Nationwide Dealer Vehicle Exchange
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 04:42 EST
OWENSBORO, KY - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarJockey.com has received funding from Private Capital Advisors, a Nashville, TN based investment company, and is building a nationwide wholesale dealer-to-dealer pre-owned vehicle exchange for automobile dealers. This exchange virtually eliminates the added maintenance required to post vehicles on most other online vehicle exchanges. Buyers and sellers pay no setup fees, no monthly fees, and no listing fees.

Happy, Joyous & Nearly Free Comedy Showcase
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 04:14 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, February 4th, 2006 at 8pm, there will be a showcase of hilarious comedians in recovery at the new San Francisco Alano Club at 1748 Market St., #202. These popular local comedians are of diverse ethnities, ages, sexual orientations, and recovery histories, but they have one thing in common: they are proof that one can have fun without drugs & alcohol. The evening is certain to be entertaining and inspirational! Featured in the showcase are popular local comedians, Sue Ferrer, Lilibeth Helson, Nick Leonard, Bruce Maez, Ken Townsend, Karen Warner, & Debbie Campo.

Largest Multicultural Toy Store Launches
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 03:30 EST
SUMMIT, NJ - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The days of frustrated consumers waging all-out searches through super and toys stores looking for quality dolls and puppets that resemble their ethnic and biracial children are gone. DollsLikeMe.com, a new online superstore featuring dozens of African American, Asian, Latino and Biracial play dolls, puppets, and multicultural toys has launched. Created by Denise Gary-Robinson, the concept evolved after years of gift-buying frustration at the meager selection of ethnic dolls and puppets found in local super and toy stores.

CThings.com - Hailed as 'The CNN of Change' - Launches on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 02:04 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CThings, Inc., has today launched a one-of-a-kind website that aggregates news of the amazing things people are doing to transform thought, challenge convention, and re-shape the world.

California Based Designer Urges People to 'Just Say No to Sex with Republicans' Until Iraq War is Withdrawn Through FeelingBushed.Com
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 01:30 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Curry, Technology Principal for SHRIMPO LLC, an Internet technology consulting firm, has announced a new campaign for 2006 with FEELINGBUSHED.COM, a satirical website dedicated to current anti-war efforts through his message of 'Just Say No to Sex with Republicans.'

Form Meets Function in O Yikes! Chic New Diaper Bag for Hip Urban Parents on the Go
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:51 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- O Yikes!, a San Francisco based manufacturer of cutting edge diaper bags for active new parents, today announced the launch of the Slingback Ready-to-Go Diaper bag, a stylish, ergonomic, and easy-to-clean diaper bag which arrives fully loaded with all of the essentials, for today's hip urban parents and babies on the go.

Free Screening for Long Term Care Insurance
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:37 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long term care insurance, which protects families from catastrophic loss, may be right for some Americans but not others. How can you tell if it's right for you, a family member, or (if you run a business) your employees? Starting today, a new screening service from LTC Financial Partners promises to give a quick answer -- in as little as four minutes on the phone. Performed by state-certified specialists, the screening works this way:

Phonesex24hrs.com Goes to Uncensored Satellite Airwaves
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:20 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phonesex24hrs.com will begin airing 30-second spots today on XM Radio's HIGH Voltage channel 202. In what appears to be a pioneering move to take advantage of the uncensored satellite airwaves, listeners of this channel will hear 30-second spots to call an 800 number for graphic uncensored phone sex 24/7 for a per minute fee in the U.S. and Canada.

Technology and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 13
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 06:49 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and biz-tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: top ten adventure travel destinations announced by iExplore; Harper Arrington Publishing releases digital design software for aspiring fashion designers; Matthew Lesko offers free e-book for entrepreneurs; Baby Boomer Productions offers information on how to infuse your immune system to be prepared for a flu pandemic; and PricewaterhouseCoopers offers analysis of China's integrated circuit domestic growth.

Lehman Brothers Annual Security Industry Report for 2005 - Now Available from Sandra Jones and Company
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 11:02 EST
CLEVELAND, OH - Jan. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lehman Brothers' index of security stocks has exceeded the market's performance by twenty five percent since the end of 2003. Learn about public and private companies, new technologies, growth sectors and the changing security industry challenges in the 2005 Security Industry Annual Report. Authored by Jeff Kessler, Sr. VP at Lehman Brothers, the report reveals trends and drivers that will fuel future sustainable growth in 2006 and beyond.

Canadian Government Bungles Security Breach, Leaves Investors Hanging
Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 10:45 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A breakdown in Canada's security apparatus threatens to unravel a unique South Pacific business venture. According to Donald Phillips, a former member of Canada's intelligence community turned entrepreneur, a systemic breakdown in security protocol has occurred involving Canada's federal police (RCMP), the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), and the nation of Tuvalu's Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

Lapdog Lovers Unite for Fun and Community Support
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 01:44 EST
DESTIN, FL - Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Community Clubs, Inc. today announced its national launch of LapDog Club, the first international social network featuring free membership, local activities and online fun for lovers of all pure and mixed small-dog breeds (average 20 pounds or less).

Largest Healthy Travel Site Launches with 100 Destinations
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 11:25 EST
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego based healthy-living media company, announced today the launch of its new healthy travel portal, athleticmindedtraveler.com. This first-of-its-kind site arms travelers with accurate information and credible recommendations on fitness-focused hotels, superior health clubs and gyms, healthy eating options, running routes, retailers, and more in 100 North American destinations.

The Newcomen Society Names Dan Malloy New Chairman
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 05:03 ESTEdited by
EXTON, PA - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society of the United States is pleased to announce that Mr. Daniel V. Malloy was recently elected as Chairman of their Board of Trustees. Mr. Malloy currently leads the Financial Risk Management practice of Benfield Inc., one of the world's leading reinsurance intermediaries.

Internet Stores Let Lovers Say 'I Love You'
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 04:23 EST
DAVENPORT, IA - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the advent of mass customization technologies utilizing the Internet, giving the standard Valentine gift doesn't have to be so standard anymore. One company offering personalized gifts for Valentines this year is VictoryStore.com, a promotional and gift specialty store.

Bad Credit and Little Money? Let Uncle Sam Help You Start A Business
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 03:30 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A study of 405 low-income entrepreneurs, conducted by the Aspen Institute, showed that 53% of these entrepreneurs greatly improve their standard of living and had a better survival rates than the average business. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money Guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called 'How To Get Money For A Business If You Have Low-Income or Bad Credit.'

The CyberAngel(R) leads the way in Data Protection & Unauthorized Access Notification
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 02:22 EST
NASHVILLE, TN - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CyberAngel(R) Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.), an established leader since 1996 in Data Protection & Tracking and Recovery, is helping companies across the country comply with Security Breach Notification Laws and Privacy Acts. Although Privacy Acts have been in effect for a while, 23 states have now passed a law requiring notification to all who might have had their confidential information breached by a hacking attempt or stolen computer.

Missouri Firefighters Elect New Officers, Advocate for Members Legislatively
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 01:45 EST
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Firefighters from across the state of Missouri have come together and elected new leadership for the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters (MSCFF) bringing a much needed and desired unity to the organization. The State Council is not only the exclusive statewide firefighter organization with over 5,600 employees throughout Missouri, but also the exclusive advocate for the courageous brothers and sisters of the fire and EMS service.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Revolutionary Digital Design Software for Aspiring Fashion Designers
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 11:54 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the release of Harper Arrington Digital Design System 2.0 (HADDS), an innovative new software solution that gives designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection.

Bigger Payments Are Incentive to Eliminate Credit Card Debt
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 11:23 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eliminating credit card debt is for many a distant dream. But this year, with most credit card companies doubling their required minimum monthly payments, consumers will be more diligent about replacing their card debt with an alternative such as a home equity loan or a 401(k) loan, predict the retirement plan experts at Lamaute Capital, Inc.

New England - Canada Business Council (NECBC) Elects Bethann Pepoli, COO of the Information Technology Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 05:48 EST
BOSTON, MA - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England-Canada Business Council has elected Bethann Pepoli, COO of the Technology Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the board of directors to enhance the technology sharing between the two governments and to help lead the organization through its next year of operations.

World's Largest Energy Service Company Takes Over Powerit
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 05:10 EST
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- E.ON Sweden, the world's largest private-sector energy company, has purchased Powerit MIC's European operation headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and plans to integrate Powerit's suite of peak energy management products into a customer-focused energy efficiency group. Currently, there are more than 500 Powerit systems in operation worldwide and E.ON plans to expand this by offering the Powerit system to their extensive European and Scandinavian customer base.

Everest Poker Announces 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion Winners
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 03:52 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker congratulates its players, winners of its '12 Days of Christmas' promotion, 12 consecutive calendar days from December 8-19 where each player received a fantastic prize.

America Online, Westfield Wheaton Shopping Center Among Winners to be Honored at Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business & Community Awards
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 01:13 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The DC Breastfeeding Coalition and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health today announced the winners of the Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business and Community Awards. Award winners will be honored at a special awards breakfast and tour of Alice Neel's exhibit 'Women' on Thursday, January 12 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Travel Agent Sells More than $150,000 in Her First Month with America's Vacation Center / American Express
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 12:28 EST
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Within a month of her first sale as an independent contractor with America's Vacation Center, home-based travel agent Alisha Kier has sold more than $150,000 in cruise and vacation packages. 'The support I receive from America's Vacation Center is unparalleled in the industry,' Kier said. 'Their Live Leads(TM) and cutting-edge technology help me fulfill my desire to bring families together and give them their dream vacations.'

How to Support a Healthy Immune System During a Flu Pandemic
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 11:09 EST
CALGARY, AB, Canada - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A global flu pandemic with up to a billion fatalities is coming and humanity is quite unprepared. If vaccines aren't available, what will governments do to keep their citizens alive and healthy so the world economy does not crash? Hyperimmune Egg, the Super Egg, is a food supplement that can 'help the body achieve a balanced immune system' says Dr. Verna Mackey, CEO of Baby Boomer Productions.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Analysis: Domestic Use of Chips in China Escalates Rapidly
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 10:41 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Domestic consumption of semiconductors in China now represents at least 40% of total integrated circuit (IC) consumption in China, according to a comprehensive analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers of Chinese and other published statistics on the subject. The report states that total semiconductor sales destined for domestic end-users in the Chinese market totaled $16.8 billion in 2004, the most recent year for which data are available.

TicketsR.com Joins Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos to Celebrate 25 Years of Music
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 07:10 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for the world-famous Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos concert, celebrating 25 years of music, are now on sale at www.TicketsR.com. Spivakov and his orchestra will grace the stage in San Diego at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. They will follow up with a Los Angeles performance on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.

ABC Sports Delivers $106 Million in Added-Value to BCS Sponsors
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 03:20 EST
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As America's top college football teams battled in the four BCS games, Tostitos, Federal Express, Nokia and Citi, scored more than $106 million of in-game signage and enhancements from ABC Sports during the four telecasts. The values, determined by Image Impact, Inc., the premier provider of sponsorship impact/product placement evaluation, are based upon the published 30-second commercial rates.

According to Anant Tripati, Deposed Former Agent and a Lieutenant Says that Los Angeles County District Attorney Admits to Providing False Statements to Obtain Search Warrants
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 02:33 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a sworn deposition taken by Anant Tripati of testimony by Lt. Belen Jeske of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office (Aug. 22, 2005 in BC326528) -- provided in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County alleging 'Fraud Upon the Court' -- reveals it is common practice for agents of the LA District Attorneys Office to provide judges with false statements to obtain search warrants, and other false statements regarding property seized, inventory of property, custody of property, and disposition of seized property.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations In 2005
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 12:31 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers.

Harper Arrington Media's Little Entrepreneur Series Teaches Kids How to Make Their Dreams Come True
Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 11:28 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced that 'The Little Entrepreneur-Takes Flight,' the first title in their new 'Little Entrepreneur' series by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses, will publish on February 1, 2006.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Jan. 6
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 08:42 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: BeePlush Couture launches line of couture clothing for children; Mark McLaughlin is the VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick; Penny Webster offers recipes for allergy sufferers in a cookbook 'Allergy Free For All Ages'; and late night commercial star Matthew Lesko offers new e-book on finding free money from Uncle Sam to pay your utility bills this winter.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist located in Dana Point, CA
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 05:11 EST
TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a leading California advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a holistic pet care and pet health supplement firm, Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.askariel.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

Soar Consulting Reports Former Military Members Are in Demand in Today's Job Market
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 04:16 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soar Consulting, Inc., America's fastest growing recruitment firm specializing in the placement of transitioning military members into civilian careers, recently announced their second consecutive year of triple digit growth.

Mark Mclaughlin, VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick Featuring His New Single 'Brooklyn'
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 12:23 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VIBE Magazine's January issue features unsigned draft pick Mark McLaughlin. Based on the R&B single 'Brooklyn' VIBE states, 'McLaughlin pays homage to hip hop heroes and reminisces over summer park jams in his street-hardened baritone.'

Most Read News Stories of 2005 by Media and Journalists from Send2Press Announced
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 09:31 EST
TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope/Send2Press, a PR agency and news distribution organization established Jan. 1983, has announced its most popular news stories of 2005 disseminated through the Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com). The top-20 news stories, based on number of readings by journalists and media professionals is a fascinating cross section of the kind of news being announced by small businesses, and the type of news actually being read - and potentially reported on - by active news media professionals.

SES2 Capability Now Available on Supermicro Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Servers
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 08:26 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Supermicro Computer, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality motherboard, chassis and server solutions, has combined forces with Adaptec and Distribution Partner MA Labs to introduce the industry's first SAS server solutions with SCSI Enclosure Services (SES2) for enclosure management for the channel market space. SES2 alerts users about drive, temperature and fan failures with an audible alarm and a fan failure LED, and is a significant enhancement to Supermicro's complete line of SAS-optimized solutions.

Size Matters Property Tax
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 07:21 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Because someone has to step up and suggest something: this year's StateoftheState.com address deals with California's property tax -- All aspects of California Proposition 13 on property taxes are to remain the same except that homes of '4,000 square feet or more' are to pay an additional 1%.

Penny Webster's Allergy-Free Recipes Help Millions at Risk Avoid Serious Food Threats
Thu, 5 Jan 2006, 11:44 ESTEdited by Beverly West
ROCKVILLE, MD - Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Penny Webster, author of 'Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes' offering safe food alternatives for severely allergic kids and adults that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family, today announced that millions of individuals are now living on restrictive diets due to food allergies or intolerance.

Group Travel Planet LLC Launches First-Ever Direct Connect Technology for Group Hotel Distribution
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 02:18 EST
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Group Travel Planet LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel, marked a major step in hotel distribution by today announcing that it has built first-ever direct connections that pull group hotel rates and inventory from hotel central reservation systems (CRS), property management systems (PMS), providers of distribution management solutions and merchant hotel distributors.

Health Products Experts Join American Health Partners
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:33 EST
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Health Partners (AHP) announced Monday, December 19, that two former Cardinal Health executives have joined the Oklahoma City based health products marketing and distribution management firm.

Soundrangers Online Sound Library Expands its Interactive Sounds Selection
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:03 EST
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, from the beginning took a unique approach to the field of royalty-free sound effects and music. Soundrangers was the first to specialize in creating sounds specifically for interactive media, such as websites and video games, and making them available for purchase and download over the internet. As an industry leader, Soundrangers continues to innovate, being the first to have a large catalog of real world sounds, also designed and optimized for use in interactive media.

LifeSpan Re-Introduces Most Compact Treadmill Available on the Market and Wins Award (Again!)
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 11:36 EST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The LifeSpan TR2000 wins big in Treadmill Doctor's 2005-2006 Best Buy Awards. The TR2000 is featured in the 'Best New Product' category, for its great design and excellent value. According to Treadmill Doctor, the LifeSpan TR2000 is 'A great looking treadmill and one of the best values we have seen this year.' The review went on to recommend the TR2000 treadmill as the choice for those looking to save space without sacrificing quality.

BeePlush Couture for Kids is Redefining Children's Fashion
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 11:02 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DALLAS, TX - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BeePlush Couture today announced the launch of their new line of couture clothing for children, combining high style with functionality, and offering consumers the opportunity to give back to the community with every dollar spent.

InteractiveVoices: A Web 2.0 Application for Finding and Hiring Voice-Overs
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 05:29 EST
TORONTO, ON - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InteractiveVoices, the voice-over marketplace, has just rolled out a new Web 2.0 platform for businesses that need to hire voice-over talents. Principles that render InteractiveVoices a Web 2.0 company include the continued focus on a rich user experience by working with technologies such as RSS, CSS and AJAX while using the Web as a software platform.

Leading Corporate & Leisure Air Consolidator Celebrates Record Year
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 02:22 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based FareBuzz.com, the industry leader in Air Consolidator fares, celebrated another record year as its client roster and revenue base grew significantly in 2005. 'Our expansion and growth into the Corporate Travel Agency sector was a primary reason we enjoyed another record year,' said FareBuzz.com CEO Arnold Walter. A contributing driver for this tremendous growth was the introduction of an upgraded Online Booking Tool to enhance their current Best Fare/Real Time booking engine for Business & First Class fares.

Entrepreneur: The Last Free American - The Morphing of America to The Home Based Business
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 12:13 EST
MAULDIN, SC - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Permanent Venture, an online publication since 2001, claims no better time in history offers the entrepreneur great wealth and freedom, thanks to the Internet. So close your eyes, hug your computer's monitor and make a wish. It's almost that easy.

iMAX Business Solutions Launches Split Rate Program Offering Lower Rates Every Time a Payment is Processed
Tue, 3 Jan 2006, 10:46 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMAX Business Solutions, specializing in providing merchants with technologically sophisticated and secure payment gateways for all types of transaction processing, today announced the launch of their new Split Rate Program allowing businesses to process credit card transactions through any credit card terminal or credit card machine at the lowest rate possible.

G-Man Music PSA for American Cancer Society Takes Listeners Inside the Human Body
Mon, 2 Jan 2006, 12:42 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Radio listeners become a cancer cell inside a human body as part of the new public service announcement created by G-Man Music & Radical Radio for the American Cancer Society.

Uncle Sam Can Pay Your Heating Bills ... If You Know Where to Go
Mon, 2 Jan 2006, 05:31 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rising energy prices can cause some families to see as much as a 50% increase in their utility bills this winter. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called 'Free Money to Pay Your Utility Bills,' to anyone who can get on the web and go to www.lesko.com.

December 2005

City of Loreto, Baja California Sur Finally Gets an Entire Book of Coverage!
Sat, 31 Dec 2005, 02:05 EST
SPOKANE, WA - Dec. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico. Instead of the brief coverage Loreto has received to date, 'You Decide Travel Guide: Loreto' dedicates two full pages of information on each hotel or lodging property along with specific practical information on dining and activity options for you to enjoy during your stay in Loreto. An expanded second edition was released on February 25 of 2005.

Business, Entertainment and High-Tech Feature Summary for Week Ending Dec. 30
Fri, 30 Dec 2005, 07:47 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a new online calorie and fitness counter at WillandJill.com, just in time for the new year; AmIAnnoying.com announced the results of their fifth annual Most Annoying celebrity poll; and AlamoPoker.com Announced the sponsorship of World #1 Ranked Middleweight Star Dan 'Hollywood' Henderson.

What do Laura Bush, Ladybird Johnson, Mack Brown, and a Small 3 year old in Philly have in Common?
Fri, 30 Dec 2005, 03:17 EST
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- `Twas the morning after Christmas. All through the house could be heard a pin drop quiet as a mouse. Then, a KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK was heard at the door. Was it Saint Nick... with one last HO HO HO? No, it was author Salvador SeBasco, the Book creator of 'THE BOY, THE KING, AND THE CHIHUAHUA' (I Just Read Company), who traveled over 1800 miles to deliver the book in person to little Orlando D. Cleveland II, a 3 year old boy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in time for the Holidays.

Palo Alto University Rotary Club Funds 10K for El Salvador Based Projects
Fri, 30 Dec 2005, 12:37 EST
PALO ALTO, CA - Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As people across the globe are drawn closer together by the Internet and improved telecommunications, Rotary clubs long at the forefront of service have evolved new strategies for bringing their expertise and funding to those in need. Recently, a team of Rotarians from the Palo Alto University Rotary Club completed a two year effort during which the group conducted extensive research.

Tom Cruise, Michael Jackson, Paris Hilton Top 2005 Most Annoying List
Thu, 29 Dec 2005, 12:35 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AmIAnnoying.com announced the results of their fifth annual Most and Least Annoying poll, tallying over 10 million votes cast by millions of visitors throughout the world. Visitors were given the opportunity to vote on over 16,500 different public figures, sharing their opinions on who they found annoying and not annoying. The addictive and interactive features on the site have continued to gain popularity, registering a staggering 750 million hits, with over 10 million votes and millions of unique visitors in 2005, up from 650 million hits in 2004.

Calories, Just Burn 'em - WillandJill.com Pictures What Losing Weight is All About
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 06:22 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The newly launched WillandJill.com simplifies weight loss by showing the crucial connection between burning and consuming calories.

Everest Casino Launches New 'Jurassic Cash' Video Slot Machine
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 03:59 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino builds on the success of its video slot machines with a new game, Jurassic Cash - tapping into the worldwide appeal and unlimited imagination of dinosaurs and paleontology.

It's a KO: AlamoPoker.Com Announces Sponsorship of World #1 Ranked Middleweight and Pride Fighting MMA Star Dan 'Hollywood' Henderson
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 03:05 EST
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com, The Home of Texas Hold 'Em, has stepped in the ring with the sponsorship of MMA superstar and former Olympic wrestler Dan 'Hollywood' Henderson. The agreement carries through 2006 and includes Dan wearing branded logos on his fight gear. Dan will also make autograph appearances, feature in AlamoPoker.com print and online advertising campaigns, play on line with fans as well as play in Internet and land based poker tournaments.

Catastrophic World Events Conclusively Linked to Bible Prophecy, Book Argues
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 02:12 EST
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While millions struggle to find meaning in the wake of recent hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other catastrophic events worldwide, a recently published book on Bible prophecy and the Last Days claims that the answer lies in scriptural references not clearly understood by most Christians. 'The Rational Christian' is published by Christopher Creek Publishing.

Private Informant Earns the Prestigious Microsoft SQL Server Certification in Veritest's Independent Testing Suite
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 01:19 EST
HOBOKEN, NJ - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Burgiss Group, one of the leading software and service providers to the private equity industry, announces that it has been awarded the Microsoft Certification for SQL Server by Microsoft for Private informant(TM). This certification is designed to assure customers of a product's high quality and interoperability with Microsoft SQL Server.

NETFONESYSTEMS.COM's Kiwi Phone Package Offers High Quality at Low Prices
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 12:42 ESTEdited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Jeffrey Elam, Jr. today announced the launch of his latest venture NETFONESYSTEMS.COM, a company dedicated to informing, educating and providing electronic products of the highest quality at the lowest possible cost to the consumer. NETFONESYSTEMS.COM's debut product, The Kiwi phone, offers cutting edge, crystal clear quality at a reasonable price, and comes bundled with Kiwi phone service that is completely free within the Kiwi Network, even on international calls.

Cognitive Technologies Adds Depth by Merging with Implementation Services Firm
Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 10:32 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cognitive Technologies Group, providing people-focused project management services since 1987, and Implementation Services for Information Systems, specialists in making technologies work together, announce their merger as Cognitive Technologies, Inc. The new organization will have increased flexibility to offer end-to-end professional services at the exact level a customer requires.

Libyan-American Corporation buys Stake in Renewable Power Generation Plants
Tue, 27 Dec 2005, 11:51 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec Corp., a U.S. merchandising and distribution services firm, completed its acquisition, as stakeholder, in more than 13 power generation plants in the United States. The Lyamec Corporation is expanding its acquisitions and is building a multi-billion dollar portfolio through aggressive mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., Libya, the United Kingdom, and including France.

Business Technology and Entertainment Feature Summary for Week Ending Dec. 23
Fri, 23 Dec 2005, 12:35 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: R&B Recording Artist 'Lemme' to entertain U.S. troops in Asia for the holiday; Maryland's The Inn at Peralynna Manor wins 'Best Inn in North America' award; Eric Mizrachi wins $25,000 at the Alamo Poker celebrity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Challenge; Pete Rose's 'corked' bat to be sawed in half for charity; and Seiko launches high-tech couture watches.

National Recording Artist Lemme to Entertain Troops in Asian Rim
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 04:06 EST
WASHINGTON, DC - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National recording artist Lemme (pronounced LEM MEEH) will bring her brand of sultry, funky and jazzy sounds to our troops in Guam, Korea, Okinawa and Japan from December 29, 2005 to January 23, 2006. Lemme was selected from among hundreds of bands nationally to perform for our troops. This tour is sponsored by Captain Trevor Garrett, Armed Forces Entertainment and Dwight Mims, Media Business Concepts.

Revere Industries, LLC Announces Combined, Expanded Operations
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 03:30 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A. Elliott Archer, President and CEO of Revere Industries, LLC, announced today that the company has combined selected operations of four of the companies of Charter Oak Capital Partners into a single entity, which will operate as Revere Industries, LLC. The expanded company, financed through CIBC World Markets Corp., includes Metal Powder Products, Ross Aluminum, Revere Aluminum, and selected operating facilities of Titan Plastics Group.

Best Inn in North America 2005 Award goes to Boutique-style Luxury Inn in Columbia, MD
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 01:58 EST
COLUMBIA, MD - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, was selected 'Best in North America,' 2005, by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine. In competition with 33,000 Inns and B&B's, Peralynna has taken the top spot in 2005. In 2004, Peralynna was awarded 'Best Inn in USA' by Arrington's.

Everest Casino Launches Casino Lobby and Game Menu Redesign
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 12:54 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino has released a new lobby and menu design in its casino software aimed at enhancing the user experience. With clean graphics and an intuitive game selection interface, players will enjoy quick and easy access to all of their favorite games.

City Network, Inc. Announces Revised Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2004
Tue, 20 Dec 2005, 01:33 EST
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced that it will be revising its financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 and amending and restating its annual report on Form 10-KSB on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

'All In' at the Alamo Poker Tour Texas Hold 'Em Poker Challenge, Eric Mizrachi Wins $25,000
Tue, 20 Dec 2005, 12:53 EST
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com, The Home of Texas Hold 'Em, is setting the standards for land-based poker tournaments with the conclusion of the first event on the Alamo Poker Tour. Alamo Poker's formula of celebrities, pros and locals playing poker together for a great cause is a winning one.

Top Long-Term Care Insurance Brokerage Seeks Agents Who Want to Be Owners
Tue, 20 Dec 2005, 11:15 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance brokerage, announced the results of a recruiting campaign launched in September: 65 new Partners enrolled to date. 'We're delighted,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO, 'but we won't be satisfied until we have 300 of the best of the best.' Known in the industry as LTCFP or 'The Partners,' the brokerage now includes 151 independent agents nationwide.

Change in Concert Time: THE NUTCRACKER SUITE Organ Concert in SF December 24 will Begin at 3 PM
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 06:48 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, at 3 PM, instead of the previously scheduled, 4 PM Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today, to accommodate an earlier closing of the museum

Hot Watch Trends: High Tech Styles are Best Sellers
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 06:08 EST
MAHWAH, NJ - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seiko Corporation of America is known for industry-leading technological innovations, so it's no surprise that the company's best-selling watch styles are high-tech marvels that run off human power or display time in 77 cities around the world.

JAVA Struts Framework Authority, Ted Husted, to Speak at NEJUG Meeting on January 12th at 6:00 P.M.
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 05:20 EST
BOSTON, MA - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CGI-AMS is pleased to announce a speaking engagement by renowned Java Struts framework authority Ted Husted at the January meeting of the New England Java Users' Group (NEJUG) on Thursday January 12th at 6:00 P.M. at the Sun Microsystems campus at One Network Drive in Burlington, MA.

Pete Rose's $103,631 Corked Bat to Be Sawed in Half
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 04:44 EST
SEAFORD, NY - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com to reveal the truth about legend's allegedly corked bat. The Internet casino that bought baseball legend Pete Rose's allegedly corked bat now plans to saw it in half to reveal the truth to the world.

Perillo Tours' New HD-DVD Brochures Let Travelers Discover the Romance of Italy Without Leaving Their Living Room
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 11:28 ESTEdited by Beverly West
WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, Inc., America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the launch of their originally produced, High Definition DVD brochure 'Discover Italy,' allowing travelers to explore the lush landscapes of Italy right from the comfort of their own living room, before making their final travel plans.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Summary for Week Ending Dec. 16
Fri, 16 Dec 2005, 06:31 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: an innovative viral marketing Web site from Pod Digital Design for the new movie 'Rumor Has It' that lets you create your own tabloid headlines; American pop artist Heather Schmid brings peace through pop music between the two civilizations that are at war - east vs. west; and a report from Insight Research on Telecom Industry growth trends for 2006.

Long Term Care Insurance Video Clip and Guidebook Now Available
Fri, 16 Dec 2005, 03:01 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Will you or a family member need expensive long-term care someday? Almost for sure -- but if you're like most people, you don't want to think about it. But what if you could turn your mind, instead, to bright, bullish prospects? Visions of sailing or playing golf into your 90's, traveling, eating out ... or sheltering a few hundred thousand dollars from taxes? That's the focus of a video clip and guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance brokerage.

Pod Digital Launches the Most Scandalous Site on the Internet, RUMORMAKER.COM
Fri, 16 Dec 2005, 12:14 EST
BOSTON MA - Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pod Digital Design, a developer of online branded entertainment, viral marketing and promotional games has created the site Rumormaker.com as a unique, entertaining and timely promotion for the release of the Warner Brothers film RUMOR HAS IT.

Worldwide Telecom Industry Growth Expected in 2006
Fri, 16 Dec 2005, 11:22 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global telecommunications industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, with continued strong growth in wireless communications leading the way, says a new market analysis report from Insight Research. According to the new industry study, wireless revenue will approach almost 49 percent of all telecommunications services revenue by the close of 2006 and will grow to 55.6 percent of all telecommunications industry revenue by 2010. By the beginning of 2006, over 1.8 billion subscribers worldwide will be depending on mobile wireless telephones.

Newconsearch.com - Search Engine for New Construction Launches
Thu, 15 Dec 2005, 12:55 EST
BOCA RATON, FL - Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The booming residential real estate market has created an unprecedented surge in new construction and condominium conversions across South Florida and around the country, according to New Home Construction Search, Inc. Keeping up with the thousands of new construction projects has proven a difficult task for real estate agents and even large brokers.

Hot Toys Still Available But Selling Fast Online - Holiday Shipping Deadlines Fast Approaching for On-line Toy Orders at Cmdstore.Com
Wed, 14 Dec 2005, 07:57 EST
MONTREAL, Canada - Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CmdStore.com, Online Toy and Action Figure store published its shipping deadlines for in-stock items. The USA shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard and December 21, 2005 for Express. Canadian shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard to Eastern Canada, December 15 for standard to Western and Central Canada and December 21 for Express to all of Canada. All deadlines are set at 3:00 PM EST. Please visit CmdStore.com for International shipping dates.

Recording Artist Heather Schmid Performs in Pakistan for Aid Relief
Tue, 13 Dec 2005, 07:47 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boston based recording artist Heather Schmid just returned from performing her pop/rock music for 10 days in Pakistan for audiences up to 20,000 including a special performance for the Prime Minister at the governors' mansion. Heather was interviewed by every major television station and most newspapers covered her arrival. Heather was hailed by Ptv, the nation's largest television station, as an ambassador of peace and the hit of the world music festival in which she participated.

Therapy Partner Automated Billing Solution for Mental Health Professionals Cuts Time and Costs in Half
Tue, 13 Dec 2005, 11:42 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Therapy Partner Corporation, offering financial solutions for the mental health marketplace, today announced the launch of Therapy Partner, an online billing, no interest payment plan, and collection solution that supports the unique therapeutic relationship between mental health providers and their clients in a paperless, secure, internet-based environment.

Lyamec Completes Formation of Global Oil Tools Libya and Moves to Pre-Construction Stage
Tue, 13 Dec 2005, 11:06 EST
TRIPOLI, Libya - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec Corporation announces that on December 6th, 2005 the General People's Committee (GPC) issued a formal notice to Misurata's free trade zone and to the local authoritative agencies on the establishment of Global Oil Tools Libya, a 24,000 Sq. Ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility.

Head Lice for the Holidays: A Gift that Keeps on Giving!
Mon, 12 Dec 2005, 03:06 EST
JAMESVILLE, VA - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When family and friends get together for the holidays, the kids may come home with an unexpected gift, warn the head lice experts at Dermedics Laboratories, Jamesville, VA. And this is one gift you can't just return.

My Fair Heathen Productions presents, Charlotte the Destroyer, at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts
Mon, 12 Dec 2005, 02:11 EST
BOSTON, MA - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- My Fair Heathen Productions invites you to joins us January 11th through the 14th and 17th - 21st at 8pm, and January 14th, 15th, 21st at 2pm at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts for the premiere of our new play Charlotte the Destroyer. The Box office is at 527 Tremont street, or buy via phone at #617-933-8600, or online at BostonTheatreScene.com.

Business, Entertainment and Technology Feature Roundup for Week Ending Dec. 9
Fri, 9 Dec 2005, 06:12 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Ecoist handbags made from recycled candy wrappers selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards; former Playgirl editor launches erotic e-book business; Edge Films wins Telly Awards; Everest Poker sponsors numerous events in Europe and U.S.; and a new spin-off of the Opie & Anthony Show to launch on XM Satellite Radio.

Long-Term Care Tax Reminder from LTC Financial Partners
Fri, 9 Dec 2005, 12:12 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the biggest overlooked sources of tax breaks is long-term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's leading agent-owned LTC insurance brokerage. Premiums for tax-qualified policies are deductible as personal medical expenses for taxpayers who itemize, with 2005 amounts ranging from $270 to $3,400 per person, based on age. Some states offer additional deductions or tax credits on state returns.

Discus Dental Selects M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint System
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 06:19 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Discus Dental, Inc., the leading manufacturer and seller of dental products and services for the dental healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) within the Discus Dental Software practice management suite. The solution is now available to Discus Dental's expansive global customer base.

Everest Poker Announces 12 Days of Christmas Promotion, Featuring Bonus and Cash Prizes plus Apple iPod Shuffle and Nintendo DS Giveaways
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 05:38 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker has launched its 12 Days of Christmas promotion, 12 consecutive calendar days from December 8-19 where one player each day will win a fantastic prize.

Is It Art, Inc. Launches New Global Internet Community Gallery and a New Art Form called Homepagism
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 04:58 ESTEdited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Is It Art? Inc. today announced the virtual opening of their Global Internet Community Gallery Project featuring 10,000 e-squares, or exhibition squares filled with one digital art image submitted by 7,000 to 8,000 artists from around the world. Each of the 10,000 e-square images which include: paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, etchings, designs, illustrations, computer generated images, performances, installations, and mixed media, will all work together to create a single piece of art called Homepagism.

Ethics Hotline - A Critical Tool for Protecting Investments
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 04:00 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Corporate Resolutions Inc. (CRI), a New York City firm that conducts background checks and corporate investigations, announces the launch of its Ethics Hotline - a vehicle for private companies to allow their employees to anonymously and confidentially report suspicions of fraud, sexual harassment, misappropriation of funds or unethical business practices.

LiveRepair.com Extends the Range of Supported Products to Provide Complete Service to PC Users
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 02:10 EST
THORNWOOD, NY - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiveRepair.com, a leading provider of remote support services, changes its list of officially supported products to reflect the most recent changes in IT, as well to communicate the improved level of support to customers. LiveRepair.com now provides coverage for the most popular consumer technologies available today on the high-tech market.

Six Million Reserved .Travel Place Names to Expire December 31, 2005
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 12:13 EST
TORONTO, ON - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NamesBeyond.ca, the accredited Canadian registrar for .travel, announced a special reservation process for over six million place names in the .travel domain that will expire on December 31, 2005.

Super Egg Dietary Supplement Helps Support Healthy Immune Systems During a Pandemic
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 11:00 EST
CALGARY, AB - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last month, President George W. Bush announced a $7.1 billion strategy to prepare the United States for a possible avian flu outbreak. However, people worldwide can take precautions now to protect themselves from this and other diseases. HyperImmune Egg, the 'Super Egg,' is a food supplement that can help the body achieve a balanced immune system, says Dr. Verna Mackey C.E.O of Baby Boomer Productions.

Ecoist, Maker of the Original Recycled Candy-Wrapper Handbags, Promotes Environmental Preservation at the American Music Awards
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 06:59 EST
MIAMI, FL - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a growing trend in eco-fashion, Ecoist's line of recycled candy wrapper handbags were selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards on November 22nd. Recipients of the Ecoist Tote bags included Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan.

Historic Announcement in Mexican Politics: ElectionMall to Bring Technology to Mexican Candidates for 2006
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 04:46 EST
MONTERREY, Mexico - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a non-partisan leading provider for campaigns and elections technology worldwide headquartered in Washington D.C., has launched the first website of its kind in Mexico to provide services, tools, and products to candidates, political organizations, and voters in anticipation of the upcoming 2006 Mexican elections.

Satellite Radio Fans Treated to a Radio First with the Debut of 'Tissue Time With Beth And Allison'
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 03:04 EST
NEW YORK CITY, NY - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In what appears to be a pioneering move for the satellite airwaves, the latest bit on the XM satellite radio 'Opie & Anthony Show' has listeners conducting graphic and uncensored phone sex. There are plans to extend the bit as its own show every Saturday night on the XM High Voltage Channel 202, reports the program's fan group O & A Army.

Everest Casino Announces 12 Days of Christmas Promotion
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 12:44 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino has launched its 12 Days of Christmas promotion, 12 one-day periods throughout the month of December where players can win gifts, cash and bonuses worth thousands of dollars.

CorEdge Demonstrates Industry's First MicroTCA / AMC Test Chassis System
Tue, 6 Dec 2005, 06:49 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with its recent introduction of a second generation MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager, CorEdge Networks, Inc., will be demonstrating a working version of its first generation MicroTCA / AMC test chassis system (CEN-MTCv1.0) during the Hardware Session at the AdvancedTCA Summit in San Jose, CA on December 7, 2005 from 8:30AM - 10:00AM.

Books to Bookmark(TM) - 9 New Books and 2 Calendars Worth a Look for Nov. 2005
Tue, 6 Dec 2005, 05:43 EST
REDONDO BEACH, CA - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire announced today 9 new books and 2 calendars for 2006 'worth a look,' announced during November 2005. Topics include a book on Indy 500 Rookie Star Danica Patrick, a financial investment book explaining how Japanese candlestick signals improve technical analysis, Dennis Rodman says he's 'lucky to be alive' in a new book, and gorgeous geek girls prove that frumps don't dominate the computer industry.

CorEdge Demonstrates Industry's Only Working MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager (VCM)
Tue, 6 Dec 2005, 01:31 EST
BOSTON, MA - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the MicroTCA Subcommittee face-to-face meeting in Chicago, IL from November 28-30, 2005, CorEdge Networks, Inc. demonstrated a working version of its second-generation MicroTCA Virtual Carrier Manager (VCM) to the MicroTCA Subcommittee members. This represents a critical milestone in the commercialization of MicroTCA by mid-2006.

Soap Star and Former Playgirl Editor Launch E-Books Business
Tue, 6 Dec 2005, 11:48 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soap star Philece Sampler (Days of Our Lives, Another World, Rituals) has partnered with former Playgirl managing editor Charlene Keel to launch TantalizingTales.com. The e-publishing venture, announced by the new business duo, presents Keel's previously published books - uncut and uncensored, with steamy new scenes added-in electronic format. Keel's titles include The Sky's The Limit, I'll Do Anything, and Come Slowly Eden, which was once banned in the author's hometown.

Beyond Belief Media Declares War on Christmas
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 06:15 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Belief Media has formally declared war on Christmas, the December 25 holiday in which Christians celebrate the birth of the mythical figure Jesus Christ, the company announced today. First Offensive features New York Times and USA Today ads, DVD 'Guerilla Giveaways' of film 'The God Who Wasn't There.'

Credit Card Minimum Payments Set to Double Beginning January 1, 2006
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 03:30 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN DIEGO, CA - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- City Mortgage Services, a California-based independent brokerage offering a full variety of mortgage products to the public, today announced that recent changes in credit card payment regulations could drastically affect consumer budgets, making it impossible for some families to keep up with increased minimum payment requirements.

Laguna Beach Film & Video Company Enhances Orange County's 'Hollywood South' Reputation
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 02:45 EST
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When winners of the 26th Annual Telly Awards were recently announced in New York City, no one was more surprised than Orange County producer-director Robert Cassard. Cassard, whose production company, Edge Films, has operated in Laguna Beach since 1997, entered the national competition on a whim. He never dreamed that all six of his company's entries would garner Telly Awards.

Mac Poker Players Review 3 Top Mac Online Poker Rooms
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 02:16 EST
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three leading online poker rooms have launched their Mac compatible poker rooms and players have now submitted reviews on the sites, announced Pacific Poker today. The top Mac poker rooms in review are Bugsysclub, Pacific Poker, and PokerRoom.

Topix Search and Blog Search Integrated into Bingo Bango Software's Elicit Blog Client
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 01:03 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bingo Bango Software Inc., an Atlanta based start-up, announced the release of Elicit 1.1.4 which is the first desktop blog client to integrate Topix's Search and Blog Search for the purpose of helping bloggers create and find content from the blogsphere.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed
Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 11:30 ESTEdited by Beverly West
BURLINGTON, VT - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2x4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

Holiday Organ Concerts Feature THE NUTCRACKER SUITE transcribed by Organist Keith Thompson in SF December 10, 11 and 24
Fri, 2 Dec 2005, 07:38 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on December 10, 11 and Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.

Everest Poker Players Compete in the Master Classics of Poker & Lido International Poker Tournament
Fri, 2 Dec 2005, 07:05 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker players raie50 and RDke represented Everest Poker at the Master Classics of Poker & Lido International poker tournament in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on November 9-11. Both players competed extremely well and demonstrated their skill in live play.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Roundup for Week Ending Dec. 2
Fri, 2 Dec 2005, 06:30 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a new book about Indy 500 star Danica Patrick; a new calendar of 'Gorgeous Geeks' breaks the pin-up stereotype; new bedding solutions from Curvy Pillow Co.; a new holiday video game for Mac and PC from Spinapse; and Invision International receives U.S. patent for ionic silver use in humans.

Everest Casino Online Casino Announces Recent Major Jackpot Winners
Fri, 2 Dec 2005, 03:48 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino Online Casino congratulates its most recent progressive and instant jackpot winners, who hit big payouts on a variety of online casino video slot and online video poker machines.

An Aging Population Will Need Modified Homes; New Course from LTC Financial Partners Gives Guidelines for Builders, Agents, and Homeowners
Fri, 2 Dec 2005, 10:56 EST
LYNNWOOD, WA - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the population ages, homeowners and real estate professionals face a challenge: meeting the special needs of people who can't take care of themselves. Things like making bathrooms wheelchair-accessible, or creating space for hired care workers.

SSB Technologies + BART Group Join Forces
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 07:42 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SSB Technologies, Inc. (SSB) today announced that it hired the principals of the BART Group of McLean, Virginia. SSB will change its name to SSB + BART Group and operate in both Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. 'This combination combines the strengths of both organizations and extends the company's leadership role in IT accessibility. The national presence of SSB + BART Group and extensive work in public and private sector markets ensures our customers receive a full lifecycle accessibility solution,' said SSB founder and Managing Director Timothy Springer.

TechGenii, Inc. Re-launches as an Interactive Strategy Company
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 05:32 ESTEdited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in mobile marketing and interactivity, today announced that it will re-launch its website to provide greater support for entertainment and media companies in their quest to build interactivity and mobilize content.

Florida Lawyer Advises Home, Business Owners: 'Do This if You've Filed a Hurricane Wilma Claim With Your Insurance Company and They're Not Treating You Fairly'
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 03:03 EST
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Longtime South Florida resident, Edward Zebersky, Esq., is giving back to his hurricane-beaten community in the best way he knows how - offering residents free legal advice on the best way to handle their Hurricane Wilma insurance claims.

The Easy Gift Choice Gets Easier Online: Gift Cards and Certificates Research Study
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 02:16 EST
EDMONTON, AB - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gift cards are becoming a holiday gift of choice, and retailers are finally making it easy to buy them online. A study of nine leading websites by Web Mystery Shoppers International Inc. has found big improvements over the past two years for people wanting to buy gift certificates online

Everest Poker Players Compete in the Merrion Casino Club Winter Festival
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 01:27 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker players hausat, Lison and homer_s represented Everest Poker at the Merrion Casino Club Winter Festival in Dublin, Ireland on October 29-30. All three players competed extremely well and earned the praises of Everest Poker representatives.

Change the Shape of Your Life!
Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 12:54 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Curvy Pillow Co. announces the availability of 2 'Transformational Pillow Covers,' a totally new concept in bedding whereby ordinary, conventional head pillows are changed into curvy, ergonomic and aesthetically pleasurable shapes.

November 2005

CEOs Increasingly Use Spiritual Fitness to Achieve Business and Life Goals
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 07:37 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Corporate CEOs frequently depend on insights from a source outside themselves when making critical decisions. Seventy-two percent of 175 CEOs responding to a research study say they receive special insights into decision making that comes from the Holy Spirit. This is just one of several observations made by researcher Merrill Oster about his fellow CEOs, according to Pinnacle Forum America.

Christmas Quest Puts a New Spin on the Holidays
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 05:29 EST
MORAGA, CA - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Game developer Spinapse announced the release of Christmas Quest, a new brand of entertainment software that combines scavenger hunt strategy with quiz show competition. Designed for the entire family, Christmas Quest explores the history, traditions, and funny quirks of Christmas celebrations around the world. The mix of game play, fun facts, and offbeat humor are designed to appeal to adults as well as trigger-happy kids.

UnitingCouples Launches the Internet's First Match Service for Couples
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 04:54 ESTEdited by Beverly West
PHOENIX, AZ - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UnitingCouples(TM) today announced the launch of www.UnitingCouples.com, the Internet's first cyber community aimed specifically at helping couples meet and build friendships with other couples.

The Real Rudolph Shines Again After 40 Years
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 04:25 EST
PITTSBURGH, PA - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,' have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.

October Housing Construction Trends Report Released by Forefront Economics Inc.
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 03:58 EST
BEAVERTON, OR - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forefront Economics Inc., publisher of the Housing Construction Trends Report, released their analysis of trends in residential units permitted for construction through October today. 'Pockets of weakness observed last month in the underlying trend in housing units permitted for construction have spread to now include several areas,' said Mark Thompson, President of Forefront Economics Inc.

She Took the Sports World by Storm, Relive it with Danica Patrick
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 02:31 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Danica Patrick was a media magnet for most of the spring and summer, dominating the talk surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and brining new fans to the sport. Enjoy the lasting memory of her rookie IRL season with the November 2005 release of 'Danica Patrick,' ISBN 0-7906-1324-7, from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Lyamec & Associates Presents at UBI France on Libya
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 01:04 EST
PARIS, France - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Avocat Farouk Yala, correspondent for Lyamec & Associates in Paris, presented on the firm's behalf on Libya's investment Law No. 5/1997. Avocat Farouk Yala addressed foreign firms on properly succeeding in seeking opportunities in Libya while addressing those criticizing Libya's reform and investment laws.

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 12:09 EST
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use in humans, recently announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its 'Ionic Silver Complex' technology.

Aquaswimwear's Mommy and Me Line Helps Moms and Kids Take Care of Each Other
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 11:48 ESTEdited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Aqua Blue Swim and Apparel, Inc. today announced that they have expanded their Aquaswimwear Mommy and Me swim and sportswear line to include more go-to items to help moms and daughters empower themselves and each other.

Enterprising Mom Builds a Thriving Business with Her Solution For Beautifying Basement Poles
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 06:24 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pole-Wrap, Inc., the best solution for finishing basement poles, today announced that sales have increased ten-fold in just two years, proving that old adage that when it comes to most things, including concealing unsightly basement poles, mom really does know best.

Identify the Best Investments for Ornament Collectors
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 03:38 EST
MIDLAND, MI - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People who collect Christmas ornaments for fun or profit all ask the same thing every year, what should I buy? There is no scientific formula or recipe to follow, but there are some guidelines you can follow, say the owners of Ornament Collectors.

PreViser Offers Free Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool as part of the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 02:29 EST
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Nov 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation announces that effective November 1, 2005 it will no longer charge for use of its Internet-based tool to assess risk for oral cancer, a component of their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), software used by dental professionals worldwide.

Engate Offers Reputation-Based Connection Management Technology to Solution Providers and Equipment Manufacturers
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 01:48 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Engate(TM) Technology Corporation, the premier supplier of next generation reputation-based connection management solutions, today announced the general availability of Engate MailSentinel(TM) to solution providers and original equipment manufacturers of routers, firewalls and email gateways.

Geek Gorgeous Calendar Breaks Stereotypes and Proves that Smart is Sexy!
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 01:26 EST
DENVER, CO - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From a database developer wearing a top made of Ethernet cable to a software engineer serving up a platter of iPods at a fast-food restaurant, the Geek Gorgeous 2006 Wall Calendar breaks the 'computer nerd' stereotype by showcasing women who work in the high-tech industry looking sexy, and having fun.

TCM International Answers ... What Is A Recruiter?
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 12:42 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you are thinking about exploring the job market, one area you will probably come across is professional recruiters. According to TCM International in Houston, an executive career marketing and employment consulting firm, recruiters have access to hundreds of positions and are very useful job seekers. However, before you contact any recruiter, it is important to know how they operate.

Dissidents Disrupt Boston City Hall as Mayflower Descendants Clarify History
Wed, 23 Nov 2005, 04:32 EST
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A group of agitated Wampanoags disrupted the presentations at the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians at City Hall on November 18, when descendants of the Mayflower Pilgrims and Wampanoag Chief Massasoit presented their uplifting original records and journals, in attempt to lift the cloud surrounding the history of Thanksgiving and the first 50 years of the Plymouth Plantation, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Ancient Goddess of Womanhood is Design Inspiration for New Leather Collection of Laptop-Compatible Business Cases for Women
Wed, 23 Nov 2005, 01:34 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the Ancient Goddess, Arinna: a symbol of womanhood and femininity, She-Tech.com, designer and online-retailer of women's laptop-compatible business cases, is gearing up to release its latest color-rich, leather collection.

Two Guys With Flys, Ink Introduce: The World's First Official - Fishing Blog to Become a Book
Wed, 23 Nov 2005, 12:45 EST
MEDFORD, OR - Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In earth shattering news that only a bored newspaper editor, looking to fill space can appreciate, Two Guys With Flys Publications has just relesed a humorous new gift book just in time for the holidays.

Sharrow Group and Robichaud Financial Expand Services by Forming Associated Builder Solutions, LLC
Tue, 22 Nov 2005, 01:53 EST
ROCHESTER, NY - Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sharrow Group, providing executive search and business consulting to the homebuilding industry since 1968, and Robichaud Financial Services, M&A, investment banking, and mortgage specialists, announce the formation of Associated Builder Solutions, LLC (ABS). ABS will offer homebuilders a single source of proven expertise to maximize their operations and therefore the value of their companies.

PR Grants Available for Non-Profit Organizations
Tue, 22 Nov 2005, 12:28 EST
STRATFORD, CT - Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CyberAlert, Inc., an online media monitoring company, today announced that, for the third consecutive year, the company will award at least 10 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. Each grant consists of one full year of free news monitoring / press clipping services, ranging in value from $2,700 to $3,900. The aggregate value of the grants is expected to exceed $25,000.

Powered By Video Inc. Launches VideoSurge.com, a New Online Multimedia Management Destination
Tue, 22 Nov 2005, 11:17 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Powered By Video, Inc. today announced the launch of their new online storage and multimedia content management destination offering users the ability to have complete and secure control over their online multimedia content.

Los Angeles Attorneys Cite Failure to Plan as Primary Reason for the Nightmare of Conservatorship
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 04:52 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Times 'Guardian for Profit' series of articles last week valiantly exposed the unconscionable misery and monetary loss suffered by the old and ill in the "care" of conservators in California. State legislators should take immediate action to regulate conservators and enforce existing laws applicable to our local counties and courts. 'However, many of the victims in the articles could have avoided the situation by taking personal responsibility through the advanced preparation of appropriate legal documents,' advises Caprice L. Collins of the Collins Law Group, a Los Angeles area attorney whose practice emphasizes Estate Planning and Elder Law.

The Nurture Center Celebrates Five Years Helping New Parents
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 02:27 EST
LAFAYETTE, CA - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Nurture Center, founded by two local moms to bring resources and unique products to expecting and new moms in the East Bay Area of San Francisco, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in December, 2005.

Group Travel Planet LLC Named Travel Partner of Choice by VISIT FLORIDA
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 01:45 EST
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Group Travel Planet, LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel booking, and VISIT FLORIDA, the official source for travel planning for the Sunshine State, today announced a strategic partnership that names Group Travel Planet the group travel partner of choice for VISIT FLORIDA.

How2 Group's New Site Makes Planning Your Ski Vacation Easier Than Ever
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 12:44 EST
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A snowbird's paradise is just a mouse-click away thanks to How2Ski.com, the latest web site from How2 Group International...and it's just in time for the winter season! How2Ski.com is the perfect site for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skill levels. Visitors can plan and book the trip of their dreams at an exciting ski resort, or just shop for the latest in ski and snowboard apparel.

Retailers' Own Efforts Will Make This Holiday Season Successful
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 11:37 EST
LEXINGTON, MA - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High gas prices! Internet competition! No good help! 'Just excuses,' says Retail Consultant Doug Fleener, who believes profitable retailers will make their own successful holiday season. Fleener, founder of the Dynamic Experiences Group, is author of the newly-released 'The Profitable Retailer: 56 Surprisingly Simple and Effective Lessons to Boost Your Sales and Profits' (ISBN: 1933631260).

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance
Sun, 20 Nov 2005, 10:53 EST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country thanks to Boating Industry magazine's inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism.

Business, Entertainment and Technology Feature Roundup for Week Ending Nov. 18
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 06:03 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment and tech news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: a new political parody playing card deck of Pres. George W. Bush, in various fantasy settings; a new 'psychic pill' that includes herbs designed to enhance your ESP; a new line of Pentium D servers from MA Labs, Inc.; and online casino AlamoPoker.com to sponsor top Bull Rider Dustin Elliott.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 03:26 ESTEdited by Beverly West
BURLINGTON, VT - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2x4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

RemCure Enterprises Magneurol6-S ESP / Psychic Pill
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 12:49 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RemCure Enterprises(TM), dedicated to the development of innovative products for the next generation in holistic health and wellness, today announced the launch of their revolutionary new Magneurol6-S(TM), a dietary supplement unlike any other. It contains a unique and rare ingredient called 'Magnetite' which is believed to be the source in the brain allowing animals to demonstrate sixth sense-like abilities more commonly referred to as ESP.

Charter Bus America, Inc. Launches Website Providing Charter Bus Travel Quotes and Reservations in Seconds Online
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 12:09 ESTEdited by Beverly West
AUSTIN, TX - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charter Bus America, Inc. today announced that it has launched an online reservation system, allowing travelers to access multiple quotes and information for custom charter bus travel in a matter of seconds. The pilot launch targets charter bus rentals in Austin, Texas, but the company plans to make all Texas charter bus rentals available by the end of November and several other states by the end of this year.

Cimaware Software Releases OutlookFIX an Outlook Repair Software
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 11:11 EST
MADRID, Spain - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cimaware Software releases OutlookFIX, a new Software application designed to repair Microsoft(R) Outlook files. OutlookFIX can restore damaged Outlook PST files, undelete emails and files that have been deleted by the user or by a system error, and allows the user to reduce an Outlook PST file size by splitting it into several smaller ones, solving the common 2Gb size problem in Outlook.

Family Run Restaurant's Self-Published Cookbook Makes Best Seller List
Thu, 17 Nov 2005, 05:03 EST
OWENSBORO, KY - Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At No. 15, Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn's cookbook: 'Family Favorites From Moonlite, Recipes That Founded A Kentucky Tradition' ($18.95, ISBN: 097668960X), was a hit at Kentucky's Book Fair. Kentucky's 24th annual book fair hosted 180 authors and 480 books. Moonlite's journey to become one of the best sellers at the Kentucky Book Fair began years before.

Ponte Vedra Firm Launches New Product For Investors - Financial Investors Get New Tool for Buy/Sell Decisions
Thu, 17 Nov 2005, 01:47 EST
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hottinger Capital Consulting, Ltd., a financial information firm chartered in 1988, announced today that it has just released Version 3.3 of HottingerSignals E-Zone System. The version 3.3 upgrade adds historical charts, a feature designed to increase the utility of the system.

Successful Home-Based Business Mom Inspires Thousands with Her Captivating Novel: The Journey
Thu, 17 Nov 2005, 11:12 EST
LAS VEGAS, NV - Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Available now, 'The Journey' (ISBN 0-9748988-0-5) is a moving story that chronicles the life of Annie, a mom who takes on the challenge of building a home-based business as she strives to blend career and family. The book's author, Julie Abarzua says: 'This enchanting story is a thoughtful and inspiring gift for the busy woman in your life this holiday season.'

Nation's Top Long-Term Care Insurance Producers Announced
Thu, 17 Nov 2005, 10:44 EST
KIRKLAND, WA - Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-Term Care Sales Strategies magazine has awarded the 2005 National LTCi Sales Achievement Award to 60 Partners of LTC Financial Partners LLC. The honor recognizes the nation's leading long-term care insurance specialists and was presented at the recent National LTCi Producers Summit, the annual industry conference, held in Kansas City, MO.

WBJB Self Publishing Radio Interviews Christopher Simmons, PR Pro about the Value of the Press Release
Wed, 16 Nov 2005, 06:39 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WBJB Publishing Basics Radio host, Ron Pramschufer, interviews PR Pro Christopher Simmons about the value of a press release to the typical small publisher. A wide range of details are discussed, from the evolution of the press release from teletype to Internet. What is a press release? What is the primary goal of a press release? Who should send out a press release and who shouldn't? What type of results should you expect from your press release, and what you shouldn't.

Throwin' Steel: AlamoPoker.com Announces Sponsorship of Top Bull Rider Dustin Elliott
Wed, 16 Nov 2005, 04:38 EST
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em, is bucking up a storm with the sponsorship of Professional Bull Riding standout Dustin Elliott. The agreement for the remainder of 2005, and for 2006, includes Dustin wearing branded AlamoPoker.com logos on his vest and shirt. Dustin will also make autograph appearances, feature in AlamoPoker.com print advertising campaigns and television commercials, as well as play in poker tournaments for the benefit of various cowboy charities.

Schenker Extends Strategic Partnership with Management Dynamics
Wed, 16 Nov 2005, 03:41 EST
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that it has expanded its strategic relationship with Schenker, a worldwide provider of integrated logistics services. Under the terms of the agreement, Schenker has renewed and extended its subscription to Management Dynamics' BridgePoint solution for supply chain visibility and event management.

Ask Dr. Tech Recognized for Excellence by Consumers
Wed, 16 Nov 2005, 11:20 EST
THORNWOOD, NY - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ask Dr. Tech 24x7 computer support Web site, a service of LiveRepair.com, Inc., has been listed in the World's Best Sites directory. The 'Recognized for Excellence' logo is now rightfully placed on the Ask Dr. Tech Web site, providing additional reassurance to service subscribers.

New Real Estate Advertising Online Magazine and Directory was Recently Launched
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 05:01 EST
RENO, NV - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- YourRealEstateMarket.com, a new real estate advertising online magazine from Your Real Estate Market LLC that focuses on the market for buying a second home and real estate investing was launched a few months ago. The creators of YourRealEstateMarket.com are Realtors(R) with over 43 years of combined experience in the real estate market.

Joshua Bloch and Neil Gafter to Discuss their New Book 'Java Puzzlers'
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 03:43 EST
ANDOVER, MA - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CGI-AMS and Addison-Wesley announced today that they are co-sponsoring a speaking engagement by Java technology luminaries Joshua Bloch and Neil Gafter at a special meeting of the New England Java Users' Group (NEJUG) on Thursday November 17th at 6:00pm at the Sun Microsystems campus at One Network Drive in Burlington, MA

South End Holiday Market in Boston MA offers a Weekend of Unique Shopping
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 03:17 EST
BOSTON, MA ¬ Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - You'll want to spend the whole weekend at the 2nd Annual South End Holiday Market, Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11. The event will benefit Washington Gateway Main Street, a non-profit organization focused on the revitalization of the Washington Street area in Boston¹s historic South End.

Opti-Sciences Casts a New Light on Automotive Parts Inspection
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 01:14 ESTEdited by Beverly West
NASHUA, NH - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Opti-Sciences, Inc. today announced that a fluorescent measurement method commonly used in the bio-sciences is also effective in detecting manufacturing defects in automotive parts.

Ride Smart, Ride Safe, Ride Well, with The Savvy Guide to Motorcycles
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 12:43 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the October 2005 release of 'The Savvy Guide To Motorcycles,' ISBN 0-7906-1316-6. This book is part of Indy-Tech Publishing's new 'Savvy Guide To' series.

Arizona Criminal Courts Use God to Punish
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 10:54 EST
PHOENIX, AZ - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arizona Litigation Services says that on July 22nd, 2005, Arizona Superior Court Judge Richard J. Trujillo sentenced a Glendale man to a maximum ten (10) year term for Theft, using The LORD as a factor to aggravate the sentence.

New Book Reveals How Candlestick Signals Improve all Technical Analysis
Tue, 15 Nov 2005, 10:34 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new release of 'High Profit Candlestick Patterns' (ISBN 09773757-0-6) by Stephen W. Bigalow, available December 10, 2005, illustrates how to profitably enhance technical analysis. In his first book, 'Profitable Candlestick Trading' (ISBN 0-471-02466-X) published by Wiley & Sons, he clearly demonstrated how to use Japanese candlestick signals profitably, in effective and common sense investment strategies.

LymphaCare Adds Healthlight Infrared Therapy Systems to its Product Line as a Neuropathy Treatment Option to Anodyne Therapy
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 05:27 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LymphaCare, the NJ based medical product company has added the Healthlight Infrared Therapy System to its product line. Lymphacare specializes in products for circulation disorders. The Healthlight device is manufactured by the same Albuquerque, NM based company that supplies the RevitaMed brand.

MA LABS Leverages Supermicro's Single-Processor Server Platforms with Dual-Core CPUs
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 04:19 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MA Labs, Inc., a leading distributor of PC components, and Supermicro Computer, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality motherboard, chassis and server solutions, have joined forces to deliver industry-leading Pentium D processor-based solutions to the server market. Based on the Intel(R) E7230 (Mukilteo) chipset, these new Pentium D 1U/2U servers achieve new levels of performance while offering the compatibility and scalability previously available only with multi-processor solutions.

Arclinea Boston Wins Gold Award at 2005 Prism Awards
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 01:01 EST
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston received the Gold Award for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 at the 2005 Builders Association of Greater Boston PRISM Awards, held on Thursday, October 27, at the Park Plaza Hotel. The kitchen - known as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen' - was designed by Arclinea Boston project manager Mercedes Farrando in collaboration with the Arlington-based architecture firm Feinmann Inc.

Humorous English Mistakes Website Releases Top Ten Funniest Bush Blunders of all Time
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 12:31 EST
DENVER, CO - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InnocentEnglish.com, a website dedicated to collecting humorous English mistakes from around the world, is kicking off its new 'Weekly Top Ten List' feature by releasing 'The Top Ten Funniest Bush Blunders of All Time (so far...).'

Political Parody's Casino Quality Bushy Cards Poke Fun at Dubya's Policies
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 10:33 ESTEdited by Beverly West
AUSTIN, TX - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Political Parody LLC, a socially aware novelty company dedicated to bringing about social change through political humor, today announced the launch of The Bushy Cards, a 54-image, casino quality, collector's edition playing card deck, featuring humorous visual commentaries on George W. Bush.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Roundup for Week Ending Nov. 11
Fri, 11 Nov 2005, 07:29 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: Lumen Software releases latest version of their AJAX programming suite; Dennis Rodman emerges from coffin at book signing; ex-marine successfully swims from Alcatraz to San Francisco with hands and feet tied for charity; new DROPPs eco-friendly laundry detergent; and the The Husky Gang School launches online interactive piano instruction.

Tellus Venture Associates Completes WiMAX Feasibility Study for City of Folsom, California
Fri, 11 Nov 2005, 12:38 EST
SEASIDE, CA - Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tellus Venture Associates, in collaboration with Coast2Coast Technologies, completed a study for the City of Folsom, California that determined that a citywide WiMAX system is financially and technically feasible, and would help drive economic development.

MoonLite Vision, Inc. Announces bizBaron, Comprehensive Website Management Software
Fri, 11 Nov 2005, 11:50 EST
CHAMPAIGN, IL - Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoonLite Vision, Inc., a provider of web management software and services, introduces bizBaron, a new content management software solution which incorporates an online store, online appointment scheduling, subscription content, memberships, and community forums within one application.

Dennis Rodman Lucky To Be Alive - Ex-NBA Star Emerges From Coffin At His Book Signing
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 05:50 EST
NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dennis Rodman really should be dead by now, and his entrance at the official book signing of his upcoming biography proved he has a sense of humor about it. The NBA legend has been making headlines for years with his outrageous antics and decadent lifestyle, and now he is releasing a new book entitled 'I Should Be Dead By Now,' that will showcase his history of wild living and outlandish publicity stunts.

Ex-Marine Escapes from Famous Prison - GoldenPalace.com Sponsors 'Impossible' Alcatraz Swim
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 04:57 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Retired marine Jay 'Patch' Platt has done what many have said was an impossible feat; he swam the 1 1/2-mile distance from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco with his hands and feet tied. Platt was sponsored by internet casino GoldenPalace.com, the innovative cyber gaming site that has been making headlines worldwide with their outrageous marketing campaigns and charity work. They sent a $5000 check on behalf of Platt to the Semper Fi fund.

Unique Home Design Trend Becoming Popular in the U.S.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 04:34 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique product from Japan has recently become very popular with new home builders in the United States, says Rain Chains Direct. Called 'rain chains,' these copper gutter products replace the traditional downspout on a household gutter with a series of copper cups. Although they have been around for hundreds of years in Japan, an sold in U.S. for over five years, the product has only recently been thrust into the public awareness by television shows such as 'Monster House.'

OSS Spending Supporting Wireless Networks Surpasses $13 billion in 2005, Says Insight Research
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 01:03 EST
BOONTON, NJ - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global market for wireless operations support systems (OSSes) - the IT infrastructure that performs customer care, provisioning, and management functions in wireless networks - will exceed $13 billion in 2005, says a new research study by Insight Research. Wireless network operators are investing in new software and hardware to support new data services and an explosion of wireless customers worldwide.

What is God's 11th Commandment and Why Did We Go to War in Iraq?
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 11:52 EST
HURST, TX - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoseDog Books, an imprint of Dorrance Publishing Company announces the October 2005 release of 'The 11th Commandment' (ISBN 0-8059-9823-3) by Abraham B. Medina. The book is concise for easy reading and its dissertation-type presentation comes from the writer's background as a professional science editor. A universal non-fundamentalist approach to faith and a political treatise on the politics of the war in Iraq is absorbed within a beautiful love story.

Cot'nWash Inc. Launches DROPPs(TM) Packets, the Next Generation in Eco-Friendly Super Detergent
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 10:39 ESTEdited by Beverly West
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cot'nWash Inc. today announced the launch of DROPPs(TM), their innovative, pre-measured packets of super-concentrated laundry detergent that cleans, softens and maintains the original look of your clothing without harming the environment.

Retired Marine Accomplishes Goal of Swimming from Alcatraz with His Hands and Feet Tied
Wed, 9 Nov 2005, 04:38 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jay 'Patch' Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, from Jacksonville, NC, completed what many have said is an impossible feat today. On the morning of Nov. 7, he swam the 1 1/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, becoming one of only three people in history to have completed the crossing.

Everest Casino Releases New 'Cactus Jack' Video Slot Machine
Wed, 9 Nov 2005, 03:34 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Casino adds another innovative video slot to its range of slot machine games. Cactus Jack evokes a rugged and romantic time when saloons and gambling were a way of life. Cactus Jack is loaded with more ways for players to win.

National 'Seniors Summit' Called for by New Seniors Organization
Wed, 9 Nov 2005, 02:23 EST
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The hurricanes that struck several Southern states, coupled with higher gasoline and natural gas prices as winter arrives, are 'giving a double punch to seniors, one of the country's most vulnerable groups,' says National Association for Senior Concerns founder and Chairman Jerry L. Barton.

Top Selling Corporate Aircraft Manufacturer Sights in on Fuel Efficency
Wed, 9 Nov 2005, 11:23 EST
ORLANDO, FL - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This week at the 58th annual National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) annual convention, Pilatus Business Aircraft will be touting fuel efficiency as a key selling feature of its legendary 9-passenger, 300 mph turboprop. At a show where speed, range and interior accoutrements are the typical marketing hot buttons for buyers, this marks a unique and timely approach for the Swiss manufacturer. The Pilatus PC-12 is the number one selling turbine-powered business airplane in the world.

eNom, Inc., the #1 Registrar for Resellers, Announces the Beta Release of Multilingual PDQ, its Domain Name Business Toolkit
Wed, 9 Nov 2005, 10:58 EST
BELLEVUE, WA - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eNom, Inc. releases its newest product, a beta multilingual version of its domain name reselling toolkit: PDQ. The first released language is Spanish, and more languages are expected. For an additional $99.00 USD, resellers can now buy a complete Spanish-language PDQ website. Initially, beta customers will get three months free of the service to try it out

Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 07:12 EST
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), Miami, FL is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.

'Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella' Ships December 1, 2005 from VOCOMOTION
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 05:34 ESTEdited by Beverly West
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VOCOMOTION, dedicated to the development, recording, and promotion of vocal music, today announced that its latest release 'Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella,' an all-vocal version of Pink Floyd's magnum opus 'Dark Side of the Moon' will go on sale on December 1st, 2005.

Lumen Software Releases Latest AJAX based Lumenation Version 5.4.8
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 02:03 EST
KANSAS CITY, MO - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumen Software, a leader in Web Services Products and Solutions, announced today the release of their latest AJAX based environment and virtual desktop, Lumenation v5.4.8. Lumenation's mature environment offers customers and developers an 'out-of-the-box' solution to quickly and easily develop applications inheriting the Lumenation environment and virtual desktop. By combining AJAX technology and utilizing PHP as the underlying language, the Company continues to advance the position of Lumenation in the ever growing web services LAMP space.

GMAC Residential Funding Teams with ComplianceEase to Combine Technology Solutions and Add Value for their Lender Partners
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 01:13 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of regulatory compliance and risk management solutions, today announced, the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with GMAC Residential Funding. The partnership will effectively establish the most comprehensive automated compliance solution available in the marketplace by combining ComplianceEase's industry leading compliance tool, ComplianceAnalyzer(TM), with GMAC Residential Funding's Assetwise Compliance Engine.

NRG Resources, Inc. Acquires Real Estate in Victorville California to Build Bio Diesel and Synthetic Fuel Plant
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 12:09 EST
SANTA ANA, CA - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NRG Resources, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: NRRI), an independent oil and oil products company, today reported that it has completed a strategic acquisition of approximately 3.8 acres of real property in Victorville, California, with the objective of building a bio-diesel and synthetic fuel blending facility.

Martronics Corporation Announces Revolutionary New Glass Etching Kit
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 11:28 EST
SALKUM, WA - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Martronics Corporation today announced the launch of their revolutionary new Glass Etching Kit that lets anyone permanently etch their artwork or designs on glass using their own computer, Martronics new Dura-Film Stencils, and an inexpensive U.V. stencil maker.

Largest Transportation Services Company Selects WinBill for IT Expense Management
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 10:56 EST
WALNUT CREEK, CA - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), the leading Telecom Expense Management Company today announced that one of the largest transportation services companies in the world has signed an Agreement to implement WinBill to identify and manage all of their IT expenses. The company issued an RFP in February 2005 with the original intent to outsource their telecom expenses.

Neotrope Chosen as Agency of Record for SamuraiBaby.com
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 06:44 EST
TORRANCE, Calif. - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by SamuraiBaby.com, to act as the agency of record for the company's PR and marketing efforts. As part of the agreement, Neotrope will help market the new book 'Way of the Baby: A Book of Five Grins' (ISBN: 0595358853) written by SamuraiBaby's Brian Hutchins, and related 'Samurai Baby' customized art and gift items, and act as media liaison.

Stebnitz Builders Named 2005 National 'Best of the Best' Design Award Winner by Professional Remodeler Magazine
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 06:20 EST
DELAVAN, WI - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stebnitz Builders, a design-build home remodeling company serving homeowners in southeastern Wisconsin, has received Professional Remodeler's 2005 'Best of the Best' national design award for whole-house remodeling over $501,000.00. The award recognizes outstanding design, quality construction and exceptional value in a remodeling project.

Multi-Unit Plus Inc. Launches Niche Job Board for Multi-Unit Supervisors
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 05:32 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Multi-Unit Plus Inc., today announced the launch of a new niche job board, career development center and resume database (www.MultiUnitJobs.com) built exclusively for Multi-Unit Supervisors such as District Managers, Area Leaders, Big Box General Managers, Franchise Consultants, Regional Managers, or anyone who supervises multiple locations or departments.

Black Author Fosters the Question 'Why Men Love Bitches'
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 04:42 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black author launches 'The Girls Club' to empower women to better deal with and understand the opposite sex. When Chicago author, Carrie Carr, came across a fascinating book that shed the light on the male dilemma, she was so impressed, she felt compelled to share the title with every woman she knew.

Out of the Gate: Charlie Morey's Highly-Anticipated 2006 Legends of American Motocross Calendar is Now Available
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 03:56 EST
STUDIO CITY, CA - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's not even Thanksgiving, but motocross fans and followers will be glad to hear that veteran 'motojournalist' Charlie Morey has just made available his highly-anticipated 2006 Legends of American Motocross Calendar is now available at the print-on-demand website, Lulu.com.

U.S. Firms in Support of Libya's Efforts in Expanding its Petroleum Industry Capacity
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 03:10 EST
HOUSTON, TX - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PennWell, in agreement with Lyamec, will produce a special publication on the development of the Libyan Oil fields; including the establishing of advanced wire line and oil tool manufacturing capabilities in the region. The publication will provide an in-depth look at the unique focus that Lyamec and its partners are developing to efficiently serve the oil industry and its requirements. The special publication by PennWell(R) will run as a supplemental on the Oil and Gas Journal, Offshore and Oil, and Gas Financial Journal.

Beatles Book Author Featured on Send2Press Podcast
Mon, 7 Nov 2005, 01:26 EST
TORRANCE, CA - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zane Lalani, author of 'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,' is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The musical guest is The G-Man, who previews his latest CD on Delvian Records, 'Motion Potion.' The Podcast (www.Send2Press.com/podcast/) is hosted by author and musician Christopher Simmons, and can be listened to 'on-demand' in both RealAudio and MP3 formats.

Business and Entertainment Feature Roundup for Week Ending Nov. 4
Sat, 5 Nov 2005, 02:06 EST
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like:a new interactive board game for football fans to play while watching the big game; a retired marine to swim from Alcatraz for charity with hands and feet tied; and a new social networking portal for people of color.

Book Reveals the True Nature of Belief
Fri, 4 Nov 2005, 06:19 EST
SANTA CRUZ, CA - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book by Robert MacFarlane Xiques, 'Understanding Alpha Omega' (ISBN 0-9770765-0-4) offers an understanding of the nature of fear, which is the foundation of belief, and its subtle incorporation into the human psyche. Examples are given that fear, which is division, has constantly divided the thought of man and shall continue to do so until it has been understood.

New Interactive Board Game - First Down Derby(TM)
Fri, 4 Nov 2005, 06:00 EST
LONG ISLAND, NY - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Down Derby Inc., a newly formed manufacturing corporation located in Baldwin, Long Island, has started shipping a new Football related interactive board game that is played while watching or listening to any football game. The board game, totally made in USA, is based on predicting when an offensive team does or does not achieve a first down during a series of downs.

Blood Clots, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Spontaneous Pre Term Births, Low Birth Weight, Rectal Cancer, Diabetes, are all Linked to Elevated C-Reactive Protein
Fri, 4 Nov 2005, 02:28 EST
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The first study of its kind, not only linking high C-reactive protein levels to periodontal (gum) disease but also the most effective new treatment to drastically and quickly reduce deadly C-reactive levels will be given by dentist Dr. Ron Schefdore at the prestigious Mid Winter Chicago Dental Society meeting in Feb '06. Surprisingly the study analyzed C-reactive protein blood results from top dentists throughout the country in a study to find the least painful and inexpensive treatment.

Latest Marketing Stunt Lands GoldenPalace.com in Prison
Thu, 3 Nov 2005, 04:57 EST
ANGOLA, LA - Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After several years of outrageous public marketing spectacles online casino GoldenPalace.com has finally gone to jail. The headline-grabbing internet casino sponsored the Angola Prison Rodeo, the longest running prison rodeo in the country.

Retired Marine Risks Life and Limb to Support Wounded Marines
Thu, 3 Nov 2005, 04:34 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jay 'Patch' Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, today announced that on November 7th, 2005, at 8:30 am, he will attempt to swim the 11/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, in order to raise awareness and support for wounded marines.

Books to Bookmark(TM) - 11 New Books Worth a Look for Oct. 2005
Thu, 3 Nov 2005, 03:26 EST
REDONDO BEACH, CA - Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 11 new books 'worth a look,' announced during October 2005. Topics include a book on managing your digital music library by Richard Mansfield; a new astrology and diet book by TV personality Maria Shaw; and a book that celebrates the career of NBA great Reggie Miller.

Everest Poker Announces Satellite Tournaments To The European Poker Tour Grand Final
Thu, 3 Nov 2005, 02:14 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec - Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker has launched a series of online satellite tournaments for the championship event of the European Poker Tour. The winner(s) of Everest Poker's EPT Grand Final Direct Entry Tournament on February 18, 2006 will have the 10,000 Euro buy-in paid for by Everest Poker, and have a reserved seat to the European Poker Tour Grand Final, taking place March 8-11, 2006 at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

ElectionMall Develops Powerful Email System for Campaigns and Elections
Wed, 2 Nov 2005, 05:31 EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company in campaigns and elections, announces the launching of its Get-Out-the-E-mail system. ElectionMall's Get-Out-the-Email system is a one-of-a-kind advanced application that is tailored to those that are involved in the campaigns.

Six Degrees Black LLC Launches New Social Networking Site for People of Color
Wed, 2 Nov 2005, 05:07 ESTEdited by Beverly West
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Six Degrees Black LLC today announced the launch of SixDegreesBlack.com, a 'Black' oriented social networking website based on the 'Six Degrees of Separation' theory - that anyone on earth can be connected to anyone else through a chain of people that includes no more than five links.

Unique Insights for New Parents - New Book Reveals Ancient Japanese Strategy Secrets for Modern Babies
Wed, 2 Nov 2005, 03:55 EST
SAN JOSE, CA - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Often called a miracle of life, a baby has powers that are enigmatic and go beyond what would be suspected from something so small. How is it possible for a baby to develop so rapidly? What are the secrets to its hold over its parents? What is going on behind those innocent little eyes? Some insights to these questions and more can be found in 'Way of the Baby: A Book of Five Grins' (ISBN: 0595358853, iUniverse), a unique and artistic view into strategies and techniques babies use to grow and gain mastery over their parents, written by Brian Hutchins and available from SamuraiBaby.com.

New Children's Book by Julie Akerson Chicos Will Bring Children on an Endearing Journey of Self-Worth
Wed, 2 Nov 2005, 02:21 ESTEdited by Beverly West
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie Akerson Chicos today announced the publication of her new book, 'The Life of Riley the Cat' (ISBN: 1412058589), a picture book from Trafford Publishing designed to help kids learn self esteem, tolerance and responsibility.

Everest Poker Announces Satellite Tournaments To The World Poker Tour Championship
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 04:41 EST
MONTREAL, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker has launched a series of online satellite tournaments for the final championship event of the World Poker Tour. The winner(s) of Everest Poker's WPT Championship Direct Entry Tournament on March 25, 2006 will have the $25,000 buy-in paid for by Everest Poker, and have a reserved seat to the World Poker Tour WPT Championship, taking place April 18-24, 2006, at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each winner will also receive $3,000 in spending money.

Worldwide Tech Support 24x7 Online PC Repair Service Powered by TekSource from LiveRepair.com
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 03:58 EST
THORNWOOD, NY (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide Tech Support launches a nation-wide online computer support service for home and business computer users. Striving to cut onsite repair costs and cover the emerging market of low-price computer support, Worldwide Tech Support was looking for a long-term, reliable partner who would provide affordable technical assistance. LiveRepair.com was chosen for its high-quality and reliable, yet cost-effective and flexible, technical support solutions.

The Active Network Partners with Group Travel Planet to Provide Members with Online Group Travel Deals and Reservations
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 03:10 EST
PIGEON FORGE, TN (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Active Network Inc. (Active) and Group Travel Planet, LLC today announced a new marketing partnership that allows Active's team administrators, event directors and customers to book group hotel rooms and motor coach charters at deeply discounted rates using Group Travel Planet's unique online reservation technology.

ComplianceEase Partners with Seven Top Mortgage Document Preparation Companies to Ensure Compliant Loan Closings
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 02:49 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of automated compliance solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today announced partnerships with seven of the nation's leading document preparation companies to seamlessly integrate ComplianceEase's flagship product - ComplianceAnalyzer(TM) (CA) - into their mortgage document systems and closing platforms.

Man Makes Quilt to Help Find a Cure for Cancer
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 01:28 EST
CRAFTSBURY, VT (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quilt4Cancer.org, whose objective is to "eliminate the tragedy of cancer in our lifetime," was officially launched today at an event in Derby, Vermont. An advocacy, education and fundraising organization focused on providing support in the fight against cancer, Quilt4Cancer also announced its first fund raising project.

American Finance Corp. Finalizes Agreement on Global Oil Tools' Liabilities
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 12:03 EST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Finance Corp. announces that it has finalized its agreement with Grifco International on Global Oil Tools' (OTC: GFCI) outstanding liabilities totaling approximately $800,000.00 USD.

Hot Lids a Very Cool Idea - Smart Lid Systems Wins Foodservice Packaging Award with Color Changing Coffee Lid
Tue, 1 Nov 2005, 10:12 EST
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Lid Systems' color changing disposable beverage lid has just been awarded third place in the leading category of 'Consumer Convenience - Beverage Packaging,' at the fourth annual QSR Magazine-Foodservice & Packaging Institute awards competition in Colorado.

October 2005

Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast
Mon, 31 Oct 2005, 05:59 EST
TORRANCE, CA - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who recently held a controversial exhibition at New York's First Street Gallery, that made the front page of the NY Times arts section, and raised the eyebrows of sports fans because of Ted Williams' 'Death Mask' is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

Rand Imaging Center Awarded ACR Accreditation
Mon, 31 Oct 2005, 12:21 EST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Imaging Center, an Arlington Heights based provider of diagnostic medical imaging services, announces the award of Accreditation for its Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services, received from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Quantum3D and Seaweed Systems Sign Joint Marketing Agreement for Collaboration in Safety-Critical Visual Computing Application Arena
Mon, 31 Oct 2005, 10:32 EDT
ARLINGTON, VA - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum3D(R), Inc., a leading provider of open architecture, COTS realtime visual computing solutions for the Visual and Sensor Simulation Training (VSST) and Embedded Visual Computing (EVC) markets, and Seaweed Systems, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X-Window System embedded graphics solutions, announced today at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC) that the companies have entered into a joint marketing agreement.

Entertainment and Technology Feature Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 28
Fri, 28 Oct 2005, 05:59 EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: CD Baby and indie musicians donate $200K to Red Cross; a holiday survival guide for parents traveling with their kids; Home Data Bank software helps families cope with the aftermath of disasters; and a new line of snack foods called Studdabubba's launches in the U.S.

Use Of NASA Technology From Tech Traders, Inc. Can Save Homeowners 20% Or More On Heating Costs This Winter
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 04:30 EDT
FEDERAL WAY, WA - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Energy rates are predicted to rise 75% for heating oil and 35% for natural gas this winter and these hefty increases are taking a toll on the American pocketbook. The average homeowner can now use NASA developed insulating technology to help keep those costs down with INSULADD(R) from Tech Traders, Inc. of Vero Beach, Florida. This effective product transforms everyday house paint into energy saving insulation with the stroke of a brush.

28 Year Study Yields Ground Breaking Empirical Evidence Proving Intelligent Design for Spiritual Transformation
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 03:25 EDT
PORT HURON, MI - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Eric vonAnderseck, of Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc., presents unprecedented empirical evidence in his Doctoral Thesis on Intelligent Design for Christ-Centered Spiritual Transformation (IDCCST). He states, 'Proving God's Intelligent Design for the soul establishes God as the Creator of the universe. He who created the seed created the apple. Although the apple holds the power of taste, the seed holds the power of the pattern.'

New Book on Strategies for Differentiated Instruction for Learning Disabled and ESL Students Provides Insight to Improving Public Education
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 02:51 EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Publishers today announced the publication of 'Success Education: Differentiated Curriculum Strategies for ESL and Learning Disabled Students' (ISBN 1-58112-498-8), by Steve P. Jefferson, Ed. D. and Bettye Sweet, M.S., a book filled with 'reality based' classroom strategies that can create a positive learning environment for today's learners.

Traveling With Kids Holiday Survival Guide
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 12:00 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time of year again and parents are starting to think about traveling over the holidays. Whether it's a road trip to see family and friends, a ski vacation or an airplane ride to a warm sunny beach, Traveling With Kids can ease the pressure of traveling with children.

Anant Tripati Alleges Informal Pact Between Arizona Judges Require They Muffle Judicial Corruption
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 11:41 EDT
PHOENIX, AZ - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 14th, 2005 Judge Jonathan Schwartz of Phoenix, Arizona refused to hold hearings on a petition to have the criminal convictions of Anant Tripati vacated. (CR 92-08576/ CR92-09620) stating the issues have been previously decided.

Global Oil Tools Qatar Formation Completed
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 11:19 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec completes formation of 'Global Oil Tools Qatar.' Under agreement terms with Global Oil Tools (OTC Bulletin Board: GFCI) The Lyamec Group owns manufacturing and distribution rights in The Middle East, Africa, and Azerbaijan.

Kansas City Briefing Sparks Drive to Keep America from Going Broke; Long-Term Care Insurance the Key
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 11:05 EDT
KANSAS CITY, MO - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As 77 million baby boomers approach retirement, America faces budget-busting costs for long-term care. 'Somebody is going to go broke -- Uncle Sam, the states, or millions of citizens -- unless we act now,' says Cameron Truesdell, a long-term care pioneer. He is CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, host of an industry-government briefing in Kansas City, MO, October 17.

Linus Inc. Selects M2SYS Fingerprint System for Rapid Integration into Mission Critical Point of Sale Software Solutions
Wed, 26 Oct 2005, 03:30 EDT
ATLANTA, GA - Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, today announced that it has executed a long-term partnership agreement with Linus, Inc. to integrate and support the sale of its patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) and its M2-S(TM) fingerprint reader. The technology will be added to Linus' RCOMX solution suite which includes Point of Sale (POS) applications for fine-dining restaurants, quick-service restaurants, online ordering, and supermarkets.

New Leadership Book Provides Strategies for Becoming an 'Integrated Leader'
Wed, 26 Oct 2005, 02:00 EDT
MARBLEHEAD, MA - Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's time to read what a woman thinks about leadership for both men and women. Men write hundreds of books on leadership. And women write hundreds of books about women's leadership. But Coaching Yourself to Leadership: Five Key Strategies for Becoming an Integrated Leader (HRD Press, 2006 - ISBN 0-87425-8693) by Ginny O'Brien, MS, PCC, is filled with wisdom and insights on ways for people to turn themselves into 'integrated leaders.'

Russell Software Solutions' Home Data Bank Helps Families Cope with the Aftermath of Disaster
Wed, 26 Oct 2005, 12:34 EDTEdited by Beverly West
FORT MYERS, FL - Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Russell Software Solutions, a Florida-based software development company specializing in application solutions for the home office and personal use market, today announced the launch of Home Data Bank, a desktop application for organizing family finances and personal property, putting everything a family will need to rebuild after a crisis, right at their fingertips.

Three Pregnant Sisters to Flash Their Tats at Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Lightning Games
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 04:50 EDT
SAINT PETERSBURG, FL - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In another outrageous example of outside-the-box marketing, Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has tattooed the pregnant bellies of three Florida sisters who will promote the casino's brand at as many Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Lightning games as they can.

According to TCM International, a Properly Written Resume Can Set You Apart from the Pack
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 04:28 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unemployment in Texas increased to 5.7 percent in September in wake of the recent hurricanes. This is a six-tenths of a percentage point increase from the August rate of 5.1 percent according to the Texas Workforce Commission. With the increased unemployment figure, what can a job seeker do to stand out from the crowd? One way - according to TCM International in Houston, an executive career marketing and consulting firm - is to tailor your resume and cover letter for specific job opportunities.

SOHOtech Brings 24x7 Technical Support Services to Customers in Hong Kong and Mainland China
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 03:05 EDT
THORNWOOD, NY - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SOHOtech, a Hong Kong based IT services provider, partners with LiveRepair.com to deliver high-quality remote support services. SOHOtech brings 24x7 remote technical support to computer users in Hong Kong and China. The service is now available to individual computer users and local businesses and is provided as an English language service.

CD Baby and Independent Musicians Donate $165,000 in CD Sales to Red Cross
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 02:12 EDT
PORTLAND, OR - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) announced today that they raised a total of $165,000 over the past 7 weeks in concert with independent musicians and record labels who banded together to donate proceeds from their online CD music sales. The funds raised were sent directly to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through the Portland Oregon branch.

Rain or Shine, at Mini Golf Paradise, Heaven is Just a Putt-Putt Away
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 01:33 EDTEdited by Beverly West
PHOENIX, AZ - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mini Golf Paradise today announced that it opened the doors on their new 18-hole miniature golf course in a safari setting in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 15, 2005.

Everest Poker Unveils New Logo And Redesign
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 12:14 EDT
MONTREAL, Quebec - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker has launched a redesign of its website, www.everestpoker.com, and its accompanying poker software. The redesign also features Everest Poker's new branded logo, which incorporates a high-impact, eye-catching graphic.

The Stephens' Original Foods Company has Launched 'Studdabubba's,' a New Snack Food Brand with Old World Roots
Mon, 24 Oct 2005, 02:37 EDT
NAZARETH, PA - Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The first question many consumers have asked is, 'What's a Studdabubba?' In Eastern Europe, a 'studdabubba' is a grandma, or literally, 'old woman.' The brand is based on old world recipes developed by the grandmother of the owner of the company. Each package of the snack food line will feature her portrait-quietly smiling beneath a pair of wire rim glasses in the late 1950's.

Management Dynamics Acquires NextLinx
Mon, 24 Oct 2005, 12:38 EDT
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced that it has acquired NextLinx Corporation, the pioneering developer of international trade compliance technology and content. The acquisition combines the strengths of both organizations to offer a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise software and on-demand services, powered by industry-leading content, to plan, optimize and execute global trade operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digitalmedix Announces Acquisition of Colorado Computer Forensics
Mon, 24 Oct 2005, 11:45 EDTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digitalmedix, Data Recovery and Computer Forensics, today announced the strategic acquisition of Colorado Computer Forensics. Additionally, John Davis is named as the Director of Forensic Services to lead the Digitalmedix forensics team.

Business Feature Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 21
Fri, 21 Oct 2005, 06:36 EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly entertainment news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like: CyberSitter plans to fight iPod porn; Everest Poker to sponsor French Poker Tour; the disposable P-Mate comes to the U.S., allowing women to pee standing up; and Respondus Inc. wins e-learning award.

Five Tips for Battling an Illness
Fri, 21 Oct 2005, 02:31 EDT
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The author of a compelling medical memoir says patients dealing with illness need to know there are important options that go beyond simply following medical advice. 'There's more to healing than being a passive participant,' says Kay Day, author of Killing Earl (Ocean Publishing, $16.95, ISBN: 0971764190). Day says she learned more than she ever really wanted to know about dealing with a medical situation. Her 12-year-old daughter suffered from an illness that stumped physicians for over a year.

Arecont Systems, Inc. Targets Franchise Restaurant Industry for Building Automation System
Fri, 21 Oct 2005, 01:03 EDT
TUCSON, AZ - Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arecont Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial facility automation systems, has distinguished themselves from their competitors by taking a non-traditional approach to new customers. Arecont Vice President, Michael Burdett says "Everyone knows that building automation systems are a necessity in large commercial and industrial facilities. Our solutions are excellent in these applications too; however very few companies can offer cost-effective solutions to small commercial businesses that frequently operate on narrow margins and can't wait for a 10 year ROI."

New Award Winning Numi Flowering Teas Make Fantastic Gift Offering for Holidays - Now Conveniently Online at EcoViva.com
Thu, 20 Oct 2005, 12:15 EDT
NORTH OGDEN, UT - Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EcoViva LLC announced today a spectacular new line of Artisan Teas that can truly be called "Leaves of Art." They were named "1st for Innovation" by the Natural Products Expo, however you don't have to be looking for a natural product to be impressed by these teas. They have been featured recently on the Food Cooking Network and Home & Garden Television, as well as Business Week, Food & Wine, Natural Home & Garden and Natural Health Magazines.

Everest Poker to Sponsor the Second Annual French Poker Tour
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 03:50 EDT
MONTREAL, Quebec - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everest Poker announces its sponsorship of the 2005-2006 French Poker Tour, a series of live and online poker tournaments culminating in the 20,000 Euro freeroll championship in January, 2006 at the Aviation Club de France in Paris.

Holistic Pet Care Expert Uses Nutrition and Pet Supplements to Heal Common Pet Health Conditions
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 02:21 EDT
DANA POINT, Calif. - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today the launch of their new website AskAriel.com designed to help pets live longer and healthier lives through holistic pet care using nutrition and natural pet supplements.

Confirmit 10 Launched to Deliver Strategic Value Across the Enterprise
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 12:26 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FIRM, the world's leading provider of software for Enterprise Insight Management (EIM) and Market Research (MR), today announced the successful release of Confirmit 10 on the company's ASP environments. Version 10 of Confirmit is expected to deliver significant customer value with new powerful features across management reporting and analytics, community portals, respondent experience, and multi-channel measurement.

Respondus Wins Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 11:46 EDT
REDMOND, WA - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes StudyMate(R), an authoring tool that allows users to create ten Flash-based activities and e-learning games using three simple templates.

A New Book, Titled 'Generation 9/11' Captures the Vision of a More Civically Involved Youth
Tue, 18 Oct 2005, 01:46 EDT
LONDON, UK - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'Generation 9/11,' by Thomas Reissmann, captures a promising new trend among today's youth. They are more concerned about the environment, politics and globalization. Interest in non-profit careers has more than doubled and volunteering is more popular than ever. Steve Culbertson, president and CEO of Youth Service America, recently stated that 'today's young people are volunteering at record rates - more than any generation in history.'

Athlon Interactive Adventures Launches New Online Team Building Game Where the Action and Thrills Take Place in Real Life
Tue, 18 Oct 2005, 12:24 EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athlon Interactive Adventures launched The Corporate Team Builder today, offering a solution for small to medium sized businesses that need team building, but can't afford the high costs of traditional options.

Atreus Systems Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Magazine's 'INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence' Award for 2005
Tue, 18 Oct 2005, 11:25 EDT
OTTAWA, Ontario - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, announced today that INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) magazine has named Atreus' Multi-Service Provisioning software as a recipient of the INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for 2005. Atreus delivers award-winning provisioning, activation and customer self-management software for a variety of offerings, including, VoIP, Triple Play, Messaging, IP TV, Security, IMS and Collaboration services.

Hit P-mate Device Coming to The United States - Allowing Women Worldwide to Pee Standing Up!
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 05:06 EDT
LONDON, UK - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already a hit in Canada, Australia, and Europe, a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States, announced JOE Product Promotions.

New Innovation in Female Urine Sampling
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 04:29 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already widely distributed in Canada, Australia, and Europe, JOE Product Promotions has announced that a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States.

Falsified Bush Biography Found on State Department Website (Approved by Harriet Miers?)
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 03:58 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On September 29, 2005, investigative journalist Hugh E. Scott found a White House biography on the Internet that claimed President Bush had flown Texas Air National Guard F102 interceptors almost six years when the actual time was 27 months. The text contained other exaggerations as well, says Scott.

Peeing Standing Up to Become Lucrative Business - New Novelty Product Raising Eyes and Profits for UK Exporter
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 03:09 EDT
LONDON, UK - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already widely distributed in Canada, Australia, and Europe, JOE Product Promotions has announced the arrival of a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-Mate(TM), is set to make its debut in the United States

Turan Petroleum, Inc. Engages Consultants and Legal Advisors
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 02:01 EDT
SANTA ANA, Calif. - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Turan Petroleum, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: TURP / TURP.pk), an independent oil and gas exploration company, today announced that it has retained the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP to provide legal services and advice related to Turan Petroleum's operations. Turan Petroleum has also engaged a Canadian geological consulting firm, LIB Consultants, Ltd, and a Kazakhstan based geological consulting firm, TOO KazMunai GeoServices, (engaged directly by TOO Turan EnerPetroleum, Turan Petroleum's wholly owned Kazakstan based subsidiary) to assist with ongoing analysis of existing geological studies, assure government compliance and provide for timely satisfaction of reporting requirements.

The New Video iPod - PodPorn in Your Kids' Pocket?
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 01:26 EDT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the release of the new video capable iPod, pornography purveyors are already eyeing a lucrative new market. What may become known as PodPorn or PornCasts will be the next challenge to publishers of Internet content filtering software. Solid Oak Software, Inc., publishers of the popular CYBERsitter Internet filter has already begun research on the mechanics of filtering the coming onslaught of adult oriented video content for the iPod.

Atreus Enables Service Providers to Generate New Revenue with Business Trunking Provisioning Solution
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 12:50 EDT
OTTAWA, Ontario - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that it has extended its Multi-Service Provisioning solution to include support for Business Trunking. By streamlining and simplifying the provisioning process for Business Trunking services, Atreus allows providers to sign up new customers quickly and cost effectively while generating significant follow-on revenue by automating the provisioning of a wide variety of value-added IP services from a single system.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 11:49 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Bin Laden family website, saudi-binladin-group.com, for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Entertainment Feature Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 14
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 04:34 EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly news roundup of feature stories from the Send2Press(R) wire service includes topics like a new interactive television guide called 'TVHound,' world-renowned Cantors to perform in Chicago, and a new book on sports legend Reggie Miller.

Healthy Schools Campaign to Launch 'The Student Body Challenge' to Address Childhood Obesity in Schools
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 03:39 EDT
CHICAGO, IL - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of parents of school-aged children conducted by the national Action for Healthy Kids consortium found that while the majority of parents want their children to get healthier food and more exercise at school, nearly 85% were unaware that federal law requires their schools to develop comprehensive wellness policies addressing these issues by July 1, 2006. They are also unaware that the law specifies that parents, among other key stakeholders, must be involved from the beginning in designing those district policies.

Everest Poker Sponsors the First German Poker Tour Organized by the German Poker Player Association
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 02:11 EDT
STUTTGART, Germany - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 200 German poker players from throughout Germany participated in the first German Poker Tour, sponsored by Everest Poker and the German Poker Player Association, during September and October 2005.

Former Internet Name Owned by Osama Bin Laden's Family Offers Message of Hope for Mankind Through Charity
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 11:47 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Will the history books in 100 years tell of our use of technology to reach out to one another from the largest cities to the smallest villages across the globe? Will it tell of solutions to world hunger and environmental changes?' asks technology firm shrimpo LLC.

Global Water Guru Considers Research Center in Big Bear, Says the Native Voices Foundation
Thu, 13 Oct 2005, 05:58 EDT
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I'm looking into starting a U.S. research center for Crystal Photography, and Big Bear Lake is one of the possibilities,' announced Dr. Masaru Emoto to the wide-eyed residents at a seminar at Northwoods Resort on Monday. After showing the microscopic crystals from frozen water in many cities, as well as pristine and holy places around the world, he told them, 'You should be proud of the beautiful clear crystals in your water.'

In Kansas City Event, Long-Term Care Pioneers Will Challenge Leaders to Create Affordable LTC for All
Thu, 13 Oct 2005, 05:19 EDT
KANSAS CITY, MO - Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the nation approaches a financial and healthcare crisis, pioneers of long-term care protection are preparing to act. They will state their intentions, and invite political leaders to do the same, at a briefing in Kansas City on October 17. 'The problem,' says Cameron Truesdell of LTC Financial Partners, one of the pioneers and host of the event, 'is a widespread lack of proper long-term care protection, which threatens to bankrupt the states, Uncle Sam, and millions of American families.' He is CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, America's leading LTC insurance brokerage.

Author Steven K. Sturgill Has Released a New Book 'Car Wealth'
Thu, 13 Oct 2005, 03:55 EDT
DALLAS, TX - Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New author Steven K. Sturgill announced today the release of his book, 'Car Wealth - How To Become Wealthy In The Automobile Sales Business' (ISBN 1-59971-043-9). The book is available for instant downloading now in e-book format.

TravelNet Solutions Creates a Rush for Travel Deals in Unique Destinations at ResortsandLodges.com
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 04:11 EDT
SAINT PAUL, MN - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the launch of its incrediDEALS(TM) product, TravelNet Solutions has tapped into a market of millions of consumers who want more than the standard deals offered by most travel sites. New incrediDEALS(TM) product offers exclusive travel deals to last minute shoppers, bargain hunters.

Buildings Stand Up to Multiple Hurricanes - Valuables Stored in Metal Buildings Weather the Storms
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 02:44 EDT
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catastrophic hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Cindy, and Dennis left a trail of destruction throughout the southeastern United States, damaging thousands of traditional building types. U.S. Buildings received overwhelmingly positive feedback from building customers as well as countless referrals from customers whose arch type steel buildings stood up to the storms, according to Marketing Director, Steve Tosch.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a Business Specializing in Satin Sheet Gift Sets
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 12:57 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif. - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established in 1983, today announced it has been chosen by Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a business specializing in satin sheets, satin pillowcases, and satin sheet gift sets, to provide PR, promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, Challenges Leaders to Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 11:12 EDT
KIRKLAND, WA - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 17 in Kansas City, change-makers will answer an all-important question: 'How can we make long-term care protection as common as auto insurance ... so no American risks financial ruin from longer-lasting health needs ... and government doesn't go broke trying to fill an unfillable gap?' The question will be posed by Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's leading insurance brokerage specializing in long-term care and representing multiple carriers.

Correction: U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO) and Buck Stinson of Genworth Financial Are Not Scheduled to Appear in Kansas City Briefing Hosted by LTC Financial Partners
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 07:20 EDT
KANSAS CITY, MO - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 17 in Kansas City, leaders from business and government have been invited to express their views on bringing long-term care insurance protection to more Americans. The briefing, designed to spark public awareness, is hosted by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers

Chicago Hopeless by Shirley Thompson Publishes Today From PublishAmerica
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 05:31 EDTEdited by Beverly West
DULUTH, MN - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shirley Thompson today announced the publication of her book 'Chicago Hopeless' from PublishAmerica. In a style that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, 'Chicago Hopeless' ($13.95, ISBN: 1413787711), tells the true story of what happens when three sisters are turned loose in Chicago in search of a happy ending.

TVHound Launches Interactive Television Guide for TV Fans and Couch Potatoes
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 04:00 EDTEdited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TVHound LLC today announced the launch of their interactive online television guide that allows TV fans to 'sniff out' when their favorite shows, stars, subjects and genres are on TV. TVHound(TM) will also send email to registered users to let fans know when future airtimes featuring their favorite search items become available.

Pennsylvania Disability Organizations Seeking Public Comment on Services and Supports
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 02:58 EDT
HARRISBURG, PA - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, along with Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, Inc., and the Institute on Disabilities, Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence, announces five Public Forums to be held in Pennsylvania. Each forum will provide people with disabilities, family and community members, and service providers with the opportunity to comment on existing services and supports in Pennsylvania for people with disabilities and families, as well as to suggest strategies for their improvement.

Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 02:19 EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.

Research Now Selects Confirmit as Survey and Reporting Platform
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 12:45 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Future Information Research Management (FIRM), the world's leading provider of software for Market Research and Enterprise Insight Management, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its Confirmit survey and report platform to Research Now.

Dieting With the Stars - You've Tried Every Diet Under the Sun but This One!
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 10:57 EDT
DETROIT, MI - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maria Shaw navigates us through the galaxy of her weight loss world with her latest book, 'Maria Shaw's Astro Diet' (ISBN: 9-780970-483485). 'No diet works the same for everyone,' explains Maria. 'That's why a Sagittarius can lose 10 pounds on Atkins but a Gemini may gain weight. To lose weight and keep it off, it's best to look at the zodiac signs' personality, psychological and physical attributes.' Maria is no stranger when it comes to doling out sage advice. Her weekly forecasts have reached 69 million homes on the TV Guide Channel. She's appeared on Fox News, VH1, and E Entertainment.

PC Kidz LLC a Tyler, Texas Based Children's Computer Education Company Announces the Sale of its Fourth Franchise in North Texas
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 06:54 EDT
TYLER, TX - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlene and David Kaase of Grapevine, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz Denton and Wise Counties, the fourth company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve both Denton and Wise counties located in Texas by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Relive the Memories with Reggie Miller: Shooting Star
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 06:11 EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After 18 glorious seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller finally retired. His final season was a memorable one, with Miller playing inspired. Relive those memories with 'Reggie Miller: Shooting Star' (ISBN 0-7906-1318-2) from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Eupsychia Institute Announces Revolutionary New 28-Day Third Stage Recovery(tm) Program and Founder's Latest Book
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 01:34 EDT
AUSTIN, TX - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nonprofit Eupsychia Institute announces the dates of its inaugural Alternative to Addiction Treatment 28-Day Program: Third Stage Recovery(tm) (3SR), Jan. 24 - Feb. 21, 2006, at Red Corral Ranch in the scenic hill country near Austin, Texas. The program announcement accompanies the September 2005 release of Eupsychia Founder Jacquelyn Small's latest book 'The Sacred Purpose of Being Human: A Journey Through the 12 Principles of Wholeness' (ISBN 0-7573-0337) from the popular 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' publisher Health Communications, Inc.

A Concert for a Cause! World-Renowned Cantors to Perform at Concert to Benefit Jewish Elderly
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 12:15 EDT
NORTHBROOK, IL - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chicagoans can attend a musical event featuring some of the biggest names in Jewish cantorial music and perform a mitzvah at the same time when they purchase tickets for 'To Life! A Jewish Musical Celebration,' presented by the International Cantorial Foundation on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m., at the North Shore Center of Performing Arts in Skokie.

Technology and Entertainment Summary of Send2Press Feature Stories Week of Oct. 3 to Oct. 7, 2005
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 05:00 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to technology and business feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Oct. 7th, includes popular topics like SatinSheet-A-Gram creates program to give soldiers overseas a good night sleep; a new magazine 'HopeKeepers' launches offering spiritial support to those living with chronic illness; and the 'OutLoud' book reader enables easier reading for seniors. Stories were produced and distributed by Send2Press' editorial staff.

Protex International Corp. is Front-Runner in Key Environmental Initiative
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 04:16 EDT
BOHEMIA, NY - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protex International Corp. announced today that they are one of the first U.S. companies to respond to the European Union mandate for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by initiating a rapid resolution for environmental safety and protection

Controversial Binladin Family Website Goes up for Charity Auction
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 03:14 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- shrimpo LLC is announcing for auction the domain name: saudi-binladin-group.com and associated Binladin domain names, once owned by Osama Binladin's family. These domain names, and their corresponding emails, were legally secured via a unique technology developed by Christopher Curry, Principal of shrimpo LLC, on September 11, 2001.

ABFE Announces the Inaugural Class of Connecting Leaders Fellows
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 01:28 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) recently announced the names of ten fellows who will participate in the 2005-2006 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program. This fellowship is the cornerstone of ABFE's multi-year initiative to develop the next generation of leaders in philanthropy and to significantly increase philanthropic resources that are targeted to meet the challenges of Black communities.

Featuring U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO), Oct. 17 Briefing Will Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 12:41 EDT
KIRKLAND, WA - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As 77 million baby boomers approach retirement and most Americans enjoy longer life spans, a time bomb ticks. What happens when tens of millions succumb to longer-lasting illnesses or injuries? Regular health insurance won't cover it. Uncle Sam doesn't want to. State-run Medicaid does contribute to long-term care expenses -- for the indigent. But Medicaid costs are ballooning to the breaking point. Family assets are commonly tapped, but soon run out except for the very wealthy. So who's going to protect longer-living Americans, so they can bounce back from down time without somebody going broke?

New Magazine Offers Spiritual Support to the 1 In 3 Americans Who Live with Chronic Illness
Thu, 6 Oct 2005, 12:11 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 100 million Americans live with a chronic condition and despite what we may assume, 60% of are between the ages of 18 and 64. According to the World Health Organization's October 4, 2005 report, over 400 million people will die of a chronic disease in the next ten years. 'HopeKeepers' is a new consumer magazine which offers spiritual support to those who live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes, or degenerative heart disease. It's published by Rest Ministries, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Top 10 Things I Learned in High School by Comedian Tony George
Thu, 6 Oct 2005, 11:12 EDT
DALLAS, TX - Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fast-rising comic Tony George today announced the release of his monthly joke series to coincide with his new comedy CD, called 'Red, White, & Off-Color.' Each month Comedian George will release his take on issues that affect everyone.

Art Official Media LLC Announces Publication of 'Blackface' a Debut Novel by Q.B. Wells
Wed, 5 Oct 2005, 04:54 EDTEdited by Beverly West
BALTIMORE, MD - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art Official Media LLC today announced that 'Blackface' ($13.95 ISBN: 0976806118), a haunting debut novel from Q.B. Wells, will publish October 31, 2005 in print form, and is immediately available for download as an e-book ($5.95 ISBN 097680611X).

CTS America Completes Integration of M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint Software in Less than 24 Hours
Wed, 5 Oct 2005, 02:38 EDT
ATLANTA, GA - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, today announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Consolidated Technology Solutions (CTS America), a leader in commercial state-of-the-art, integrated public safety software, to integrate the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) into CTS's SmartJAIL(TM) and SmartRMS(TM) solutions. The technology is now available to CTS America's growing customer base of public safety customers throughout the U.S.

Online Shopping Rebate Site Announces Non-Profit Relief Program To Offset Donation Shortfalls
Wed, 5 Oct 2005, 11:33 EDT
ODESSA, TX - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Reverb Giving Network today introduced a new fundraising program - Giving Twice - as a way to help increase funding levels for the many charities whose finances have been taxed serving the overwhelming needs of Hurricane Katrina victims.

City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency and HENAAC Partner to Develop Professional Internship Program
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 03:25 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 3, 2005, HENAAC and the City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency (ITA) signed an important Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which would allow HENAAC to support the development of a professional internship program, increase educational and professional development opportunities and assist ITA in meeting its workforce development objectives. The MOA was signed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and HENAAC Chair and CEO Raymond Mellado.

TD Banknorth Chairman, President and CEO to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council Luncheon Meeting
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 02:10 EDT
BOSTON, MA - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- William J. Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of TD Banknorth Inc., will speak at the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) luncheon on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at 11:30 a.m. at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.

IBM and HENAAC Partnership will bring the Viva Technology Program to Six US States
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 01:27 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IBM's Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.

Magnify OutLoud from Colligo Corporation Enables Easier Reading for Seniors
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 12:49 EDT
BELLINGHAM, WA - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnify OutLoud(tm), from Colligo Corporation, overcomes the reticence of computer use by our seniors. The senior user is the fastest growing segment of the computer industry. However, over 25% of our seniors have either low vision problems in seeing the screen or reluctance to use assistive technology software to magnify the screen.

Sharrow Group Combines with Robichaud Associates to Give Homebuilders New Merger and Acquisition Support
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 12:04 EDT
ROCHESTER, NY - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sharrow Group, with its broad-based solutions for improving homebuilder performance, and Robichaud Associates, with its proven expertise in planning and implementing M & A strategies, are merging to deliver comprehensive, timely value to homebuilders.

Canadian Researcher Carl Teichrib Appointed to Senior Fellow at World Research Library
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 11:45 EDT
SPOKANE, WA - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Research Library today announced the appointment of Carl Teichrib to the position of Senior Fellow. Teichrib, a Canadian citizen living in Manitoba, brings extensive expertise in world system research, having authored over 120 articles and papers with a focus on globalization.

SatinSheet-A-Gram(R) Can Now Ship a Good Night's Sleep to Soldier's Overseas
Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 11:23 EDTEdited by Beverly West
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced that they will be extending their service to include shipments of Satin Sheet-A-Gram satin sheet gift sets to U.S. troops with APO addresses beginning this holiday season.

Bookmark This: Roundup of 10 New Book Releases for September 2005
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 08:35 EDT
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire announced today 10 new books of note, released during September 2005. Book topics include the 'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles' by Zane Lalani; 'The Savvy Guide to Home Security' by John Mueller; 'TVtherapy' by Beverly West and Jason Bergund; and 'Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn,' by Rob Duncan.

Best Selling Author Beverly West and R & B Vocalist 'Lemme' featured on Send2Press Podcast
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 05:19 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beverly West, co-author of a new book 'TVtherapy: The Television Guide to Life' (Delta Books) which tells how we use TV to help us cope with everything from a bad hair day to a bad break up, is interviewed on the latest webisode of the Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The musical guest, Lemme, introduces the title track from her new CD on De-U Records, called 'Take the Time.' The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to on-demand in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

Author Claims Book Holds Solution to 9/11
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 04:11 EDT
AUSTIN, TX - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From films to television to politics and economics, the nation, and perhaps the world seems to have run devoid of imagination. Salvador SeBasco feels the strain of this lack, and he hopes his new children's book, 'The Boy, The King, and The Chihuahua' (now available through AuthorHouse), can correct this alarming trend by focusing on one of America's most important resources.

Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute Announces Professional Seminar, 'Management Skills: More Than Just Bringing Donuts'
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 03:28 EDT
CLEVELAND, OH - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute, announces its Fall Professional Development event 'Management Skills: More Than Just Bringing Donuts.' The event is made possible in part through the generous support of Cuyahoga Community College, Rockwell Automation and Antares Management Solutions.

Award-Winning Jewelry Designer Daniel Gibbings Opens New Studio and Showroom
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 02:31 EDT
MONTECITO, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Santa Barbara visitors and locals can take an inside look at the art of fine jewelry production from raw material to handcrafted finish when designer Daniel Gibbings opens his newest studio and showroom. Customers will have a chance to watch the artist's work in progress and purchase finished product directly from the surrounding showroom where his signature pieces, evoking the richness and opulence of Byzantine cultures and Medieval worlds, are on display.

First American Makes Equity Investment in ComplianceEase - Industry-Leading Technology Providers Partner to Offer Essential Bundled Solutions
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 01:31 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of automated compliance and risk management solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that it has received an equity investment from First American Real Estate Solutions (RES(R)), the nation's largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and services.

Physician Exposes Medicare Crimes
Mon, 3 Oct 2005, 11:23 EDT
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ulyssian Publications, an imprint of Pine Orchard Inc., announces its newly released novel 'The House of Ecksteins: A Doctor's Ill-Fated Journey,' by Karun Nayar. Nayar is the pen name of a practicing physician in Florida who has witnessed corruption in the healthcare industry for many years. He walks the reader through a winding maze of organized crimes that 'milks the system' by taking care of elderly patients through Medicare.

September 2005

Weekly Entertainment and Technology Summary of Send2Press Feature Stories Sept. 26 to 30, 2005
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 08:19 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to technology and business feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Sept. 30th, includes popular topics like the GeckoSystems CareBot(TM) 3.4 Mobile Service Robot for Eldercare; a new online store from Ten Thousand Villages, with more than 250 fairly traded home decor items; and animal rescuer Susan Davis launches site to help keep pets helathy that also saves death row dogs from high kill shelters.

Books Give New Dimension to Spirituality
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 07:04 EDT
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bookmark, of Santa Clarita, California, is please to announce the release of its 2006 catalog. This all-new catalog contains the most comprehensive offering of Christian Science publications available anywhere. The free catalog offers a wide range of literature from the early writings Mary Baker Eddy, Bicknell Young, Edward Kimball, and Martha Wilcox, to the contemporary books of Richard Claude Haw and Ann Beals.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Vacuum Cleaner Company All Makes Vacuums
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 05:18 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif. - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading Torrance, Calif. vacuum cleaner company, All Makes Vacuums (www.vacsew.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

The Westchester Organic Fair, Valhalla New York - First Westchester County Organic Fair
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 01:08 EDT
VALHALLA, NY - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Westchester Organic Fair will be held Sunday, October 23, 2005 from 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. at the Kensico Dam - Valhalla, New York. Thousands of expected participants will be treated to a unique blend of a family day with the children (martial arts demonstrations, workshops, fun obstacle courses and more), adult entertainment, education at the organic market and healthy living pavilion, (brimming with information and workshops on health and well being) and epicurean delights at an all organic and kosher barbeque.

City Network, Inc. Announces Revised Financial Results for The Fiscal Quarters Ended March 31, 2005 And June 30, 2005
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 11:20 EDT
TAIPEI, Taiwan - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced that it will be revising its financial statements for the fiscal quarters ended March 31, 2005 and June 30, 2005 and amending and restating its quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission for each of such quarters.

Rowe Pottery Works Unveils 2005 Limited Edition Collection
Thu, 29 Sep 2005, 04:40 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, WI - September 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rowe Pottery Works of Cambridge, Wis., has unveiled its 2005 Limited Edition Collection during a special ceremony at the Rowe Pottery Works company store in Cambridge. The three-piece collection includes the Gioioso Bowl, Abbondonza Pitcher and the Sterlizia Vase. Each piece of the Limited Edition will be numbered. As an added bonus, members of the design team will also sign the first 100 sets.

Embedded Toolsmiths' JTAG Emulation/Debugger to Support AMCC PowerPC(R) 440SP and 440SPe Processors for Embedded Storage and Networking Applications
Thu, 29 Sep 2005, 01:22 EDT
ACTON, Mass. - September 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Embedded Toolsmiths today announced Guardian-SE JTAG ICE and Agile-DB Debugger support for Applied Micro Circuits Corporation's (AMCC) [NASDAQ:AMCC] PowerPC 440SP and 440SPe processors.

Every Day is Spa Day with The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 06:49 EDT
CINCINNATI, OH - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the publication of 'The Art of the Spa - Spas of the World 2006 Engagement Calendar' was announced. 'The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar,' by international spa expert Candace Silvasy, and published by Andrews McMeel Publishing, is the first calendar ever to be entirely devoted to spas.

Averting Financial Disaster for 20 Million - KC Confab Will Chart the Path
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 05:32 EDT
KANSAS CITY, MO - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, by 2025 more than 20 million Americans - incapacitated athletes and children as well as aging baby boomers - will need long-term care services. Ordinary health insurance won't cover it. Neither, in all likelihood, will Medicaid, as legislative reform cracks down on benefits claimed by the affluent. Yet, 'We can have long-term care protection for every American,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's leading LTC insurance brokerage.

Chicago-based Organization Announces Initiative to Help Ease Severe Nursing Shortage In Illinois
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 03:34 EDT
CHICAGO, IL - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citing warnings from a report released last week by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC), which revealed that by the year 2020, Illinois would have a shortage of 21,000 registered nurses, the Chicago-based Provident Foundation has announced plans to step up its efforts to help reverse this dangerous trend.

AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance Merge to Form General Aviation's Largest Insurance Brokerage
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 02:38 EDT
DENVER, Colo. - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Officials of two of the nation's largest aviation insurance brokerage firms: AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance, a division of the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, announced today the completion of a definitive merger agreement which states that Aero Insurance will merge with AirSure Limited. The new company will be owned by the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation and will operate under the AirSure Limited name, with Bill Behan serving as managing director and Larry Mattiello as president.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Voted Best Barbecue in Kentucky
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 01:28 EDTEdited by Beverly West
OWENSBORO, KY - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky tradition in Owensboro since 1963, was voted the best Barbecue in Kentucky by 'Kentucky Monthly' and 'Kentucky Living' magazines.

Letters About Literature Contest Winners Receive Awards from Target and Library of Congress at National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 11:31 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Target Brands, Inc. announced today that Letters About Literature Contest Winners Received Awards from Target and Library of Congress, on Sept. 24th 2005, at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Kubota Research and DuPont-Toray Develop Breakthrough Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite: RUBA(R)-C
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 11:03 EDT
HOCKESSIN, DE - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kubota Research Associates, Inc. with headquarters in Hockessin, Delaware and DuPont-Toray Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan announce a novel manufacturing method for a fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite without degrading the high tenacity fiber, which is a major revolution in the composite industry. The new prepreg composite and system for its manufacture, including the advanced material components, are exhibiting at the International Plastic Fair (IPF) in Makuhari, Japan, which runs September 24-28, 2005.

Marinello Schools of Beauty hosts their Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition
Tue, 27 Sep 2005, 05:00 EDT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - September 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the proven leader in beauty education and training since 1905, is proud to host the Takayama Schools of Beauty Team from Tokyo, Japan, for the 'Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition.' The event will be held on Saturday, October 1st at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Marinello campus located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, #244, City of Industry, Calif.

Namesake of Ship on Which Former Old Dominion University PACE Professor Served Helps Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Victims
Tue, 27 Sep 2005, 03:36 EDT
NORFOLK, VA - September 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow to the citizens of New Orleans, Louisiana and surrounding areas. Although many have criticized the government for its slow response, and rightly so, one ship stands out as a shining example of America's commitment to helping the victims of Katrina rebuild their lives. That ship is the amphibious assault ship, USS Iwo Jima, says Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr.

Long Island K-9 Service Helps Maintain Security with Explosive Detection Canines
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 09:09 EDT
MANORVILLE, NY - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- James Greco, a law enforcement officer and founder of Long Island K-9 Service, is reaching out to private businesses to help maintain security. This fast growing company holds licenses from the DEA and New York State to possess high explosives for detection training of canines.

Sports-Stuff Announces Management and Business Update
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 07:15 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sports-Stuff.com Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: SSUF) is pleased to announce its new president, Mr. Kevin Day, effective immediately. A complete management team is being assembled and will be announced over the coming weeks.

e-tractions Receives Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award as One of New England's Fastest Growing Technology Companies
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 06:51 EDT
BEDFORD, Mass. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e-tractions, a leading provider of Internet marketing solutions, has been named as a recipient of Deloitte's exclusive Technology Fast 50 Award. The New England Technology Fast 50 recognizes the fifty fastest growing technology and life sciences companies in the region, based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period. The precise rank within the list of Fast 50 winners for e-tractions will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held at the Bay Colony Corporate Center in Waltham, MA on September 22, 2005.

Robby Gordon Throws Helmet, Katrina Victims Catch Break
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 05:20 EDT
CHARLOTTE, NC - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making the best of a bad situation, NASCAR driver Robby Gordon auctioned off the helmet he threw at fellow driver Michael Waltrip on eBay for $51,100. The helmet was bought by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com, with all proceeds going to Harrah's Employee Relief Fund.

Local Chef To Present Special Creations at Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 04:42 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Well-known Latino chef and restaurateur Mario Canela, Jr., will highlight the food and tasting opportunities at the festival surrounding the 4th Annual Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic, presented by Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Corporation. The event takes place at the Track & Field stadium of the Home Depot Center on October 2, 2005 from 1 - 6 p.m. and is open to youths and their families for fun, soccer and delicious food creations featuring Hormel and Herdez products.

Self-Published Author Announces Public Availability of The End of Time at Lulu.com
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 04:17 EDT
CLEARWATER, Fla. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Broadband Productions announces publication of 'The End of Time' (ISBN: 1-4116-3846-8) in conjunction with Lulu Enterprises. Randall Towe wrote 'The End of Time' as reminder that we all need to live in the moment.

New Tool Easily Adds Single Sign-On to Domino Sites
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 02:03 EDT
CUMBERLAND, ME - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NCT Simple Signon is a vendor neutral tool which ties IBM Lotus Domino(TM) based sites to corporate intranets, channel partner networks, and third party applications. It provides a seamless mechanism for accepting user credentials without requiring additional prompts, and passes credentials to other sites. NCT Simple Signon, from Northern Collaborative Technologies (NCT), allows companies to create powerful, information-rich sites that seamlessly integrate content hosted at many locations while maintaining highly granular access control.

Online Singles, LLC Announces Re-launch of Matchdoctor.com, Helping Members Find True Love for Free
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 11:09 EDTEdited by Beverly West
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online Singles, LLC, today announced the re-launch of Matchdoctor.com, a premier dating destination offering visitors the benefits of paid online dating sites, at no cost. Florida-based Matchdoctor.com began with just a few hundred members, but has grown exponentially since then, recently surpassing the one million member mark.

GeckoSystems, Inc. Introduces the CareBot(TM) 3.4 Mobile Service Robot for Eldercare, Childcare and Home Security
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 10:53 EDTEdited by Beverly West
ATLANTA, GA - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GeckoSystems, Inc., a leading developer of mobile robot solutions based in Conyers, Georgia, today announced the launch of the CareBot(TM) MSR 3.4, a revolutionary servant class personal robot designed specifically for eldercare, childcare and home security.

Ten Thousand Villages Launches New E-commerce Site
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 10:36 EDT
AKRON, PA - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ten Thousand Villages, based in Akron, Pa., launched a new e-commerce Web site at Tenthousandvillages.com, August 22. The new site features online shopping with a unique collection of more than 250 fairly traded gift and home décor items including handcrafted baskets, ceramics, furniture, textiles, musical instruments and jewelry.

Leading Contact Center Solution Providers Transforming Industry - TouchStar Software Acquires Digisoft Computers, Inc.
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 10:25 EDT
DENVER, Colo. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TouchStar Software's acquisition of New York-based Digisoft Computers, Inc. successfully consummates a formidable contact center solutions enterprise! With these two powerhouses under a single roof, this signifies to the call center industry that they can now experience best-in-class predictive dialer and ACD solutions in tandem with the leading scripting tool available on the market today.

International Best Selling Author Addresses the United States Army Special Operations Command
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 10:13 EDT
RALEIGH, NC - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- well known international best selling author Richard Pelzer addressed the Special Operations Command of the US Army in Raleigh NC. Attendees were Commanders, Sergeants Major, Senior Officers as well as Lt. General Kensinger. The Family Advocacy Conference was held to benefit some of our nation's soldiers and provide an overwhelming acknowledgment of the stress and pressure these soldiers live with. Pelzer spoke for just about an hour to an intensely quite and attentive audience. Conference attendees as well as the limited amount of media that were allowed to attend were in awe as the speaker presented his life as a child, young adult and now as an international best selling author.

Entertainment and Technology Weekly Summary of Send2Press Feature Stories Sept. 19 to Sept. 23, 2005
Sat, 24 Sep 2005, 12:08 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to entertainment and technology feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2005, includes popular topics like the 4th Annual Pumpkin Hunt in New York; AidPage launches missing relative database for Katrina victims; Neotrope launches a Podcast Coaching Service; and a new book 'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles' brings the Fab Four to a new generation of teenage Beatle fans. Stories were produced and distributed by Send2Press' editorial staff.

Former President of the College of William and Mary Graduate Education Association Takes the Reigns as Mathematics Course Coordinator at the Fifth Largest HBCU in Nation
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 12:13 EDT
NORFOLK, VA - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former President of the College of William and Mary graduate Education Association, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., has been appointed to the position of Mathematics Course Coordinator in the Department of Mathematics, at Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

Iroquois Chief Applauds Global Earthdance for Peace - 'Earthdance is like Live Aid with Dance Music'
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:54 EDT
LAYTONVILLE, Calif. - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Earth honoring citizens of 180 cities in 50 countries danced in a synchronized prayer for world peace at this years Earthdance Celebrations, from the Rain Forests of Brazil to Mongolia and London. At 4:00PM PST on Saturday, September 17, 8,000 mainly young multicultural Americans gathered in Northern California's Laytonville, the largest event in the U.S., to join the Earth Family in making a difference, and being included in the world's largest simultaneous music and dance event, according to a spokesman for the Native Voices Foundation (NVF). Earthdance also interfaced with the UN's International Day of Peace on September 21st.

Breakthrough in Medical Imaging May Be Only a Fingertip Away
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:32 EDT
COLUMBUS, OH - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PHIS, Inc. announced today that two peer-reviewed international journals, Kybernetes and Functional Diagnostics, published articles that may signal the beginning of a new era in medical imaging. According to an accompanying commentary by A. J. Tchizhov, M.D., 'I am firmly convinced that most departments of functional diagnostics will widely use such methods of non-invasive diagnostics in the near future.'

Cirlinca Launches DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:12 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovative software developer Cirlinca (www.cirlinca.com) announces the introduction of DVD-Audio Solo, the first PC based application to enable the creation of DVD-Audio discs for a consumer friendly price of $34.95.

PumpkinHunt.com Returns with 4th Annual Halloween Website for Pumpkin Hunters
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 02:10 EDT
ROCHESTER, NY - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The group of Halloween enthusiasts, the Pumpkin Hunters Association, have again launched their website to account for the amount of jack-o-lanterns carved for the 2005 autumn season. The website is free and open to everyone within the 50 states. The advertising proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.

Ted's Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist - Artist Answers Fans' Demands with New Bust of 'Splinter'
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 12:29 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut artist whose notorious 'Ted's Head' art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards' display of three 'death mask' casts on exhibit at NY's First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams' head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona's Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

Equinox Announces State of Art New Facility in India
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 11:55 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Equinox, an I-flex company, announces the opening of a new facility in Gurgaon, India in response to manage the existing and future business growth. Spread over 40,000 sq ft the state of art facility will house more than 750 employees and is specifically designed to handle the workflow for offshore processes.

De-U Records National Recording Artist Lemme's CD Entitled 'Take The Time' to be Released October 11, 2005
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 11:39 EDT
WASHINGTON, DC - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National R & B recording artist Lemme will release her debut CD entitled, 'Take The Time' on October 11th, 2005 on the De-U Records label. Lemme is no stranger to success. She toured with acclaimed rap group 'The Sporty Thievz' and appeared with them on the BET Soundstage Television series.

The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 10:36 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD's and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.

Aidpage Launches People Locator Service to Reunite Families Separated by Hurricane Katrina
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 04:28 EDTEdited by Beverly West
BOSTON, MA and NEW ORLEANS, LA - September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Aidpage, Inc. today announced the launch of a free online locator service for people missing as a consequence of Hurricane Katrina. The virtual family reuniting point, located at http://katrina.aidpage.com, contains searchable and interactive personal web pages for hundreds of thousands of people separated or missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

Overseas Shippers Association Optimizes Ocean Freight Decisions with Rate Explorer
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 12:13 EDT
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that the Overseas Shippers Association (OSA), a specialist network of international moving and relocation companies, is implementing Rate Explorer for use by its worldwide membership for ocean contract and quotation management.

PCE Health and Fitness Promotes Active-Aging, Total Health and Wellness by Offering a Unique, Award Winning Exercise Video for Seniors
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 11:53 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 'Fitness Forever' video is specifically designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, to help improve overall health and raise the user's level of fitness, thereby reducing risk of injury and illness. Although developed for seniors, 'Fitness Forever' is appropriate for anyone, any age with a physical condition such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure.

With Government Distracted, Private Program Seeks to Avert New Disaster: Abject End for Millions
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 11:33 EDT
KIRKLAND, WA and KANSAS CITY, MO - September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In June the federal government ended a pilot program to alert the nation to an impending social disaster: millions of longer-living Americans unprepared to survive longer-lasting incapacities. The pilot, run in five states, grew out of a recognition that government could not afford to fund a yawning gap in health coverage. Since life spans have been increasing and 77 million baby boomers are nearing retirement, bouts of incapacity are expected to explode; and ordinary health insurance doesn't cover it, say the experts at LTC Financial Partners.

Interview with Robert Bowie Johnson on Send2Press Podcast
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 06:00 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif. - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Johnson, whose company has re-released a controversial board game 'Public Assitance,' on how to win at welfare and not work for a living, and a new game called 'Capital Punishment' where you can send celebrity criminals to the electric chair, is interviewed about the games and about how welfare officials worked to ban the game in the 1980s, on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire. The podcsst is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

SaveAllYear's Virtual Store Offers High End Products at a Low End Price
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 01:42 EDTEdited by Beverly West
LAS VEGAS, NV - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Save All Year LLC (www.SaveAllYear.com) today announced the opening of their one-stop, online shopping destination, offering high end products and luxury goods at up to 89% off the suggested retail price.

Nanotechnology Innovation Solves Printed Circuit Board Failure Caused by RoHS Lead-Free Standards/CAF
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 01:11 EDT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interface Sciences Corporation today announced the launch of its RoHS-compliant, cost-effective solution to printed circuit board failure. Interface Sciences Corporation is an early-stage nanotechnology commercialization company holding platform technologies that were developed by a major government laboratory.

'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles' by Zane Lalani Speaks to a New Generation of Secret Beatle Fans
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 12:41 EDTEdited by Beverly West
TAMPA, Fla. - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Averstream Press today announced the publication of 'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,' by Zane Lalani, a book designed to bring the Beatles to a new generation of teenage Beatles fans, including many who keep their Beatles passion in the closet.

War and Aerial Assault of Wolves Merge in Painter's Imagination
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 12:08 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Opening on October 4th at New York's First Street Gallery, Lisa Zwerling's new paintings. Images of war are the potent narrative elements in her recent work. Zwerling was haunted by the visuals of Iraq. In a creative fiction she combines the wolves she's painted for several years with Apache helicopters. Whereas helicopters used in Vietnam were largely for rescue, in Iraq Apaches are a new generation, fitted with bombs.

Telefone.com Launches the Most Affordable Local and Long Distance Calling Plans in America
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 11:33 EDT
SAN MATEO, Calif. - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Telefone.com, the leading facility-based carrier and direct provider of voice, data and broadband access, announced today the most affordable local and long distance calling rates for residential customers and mobile users nationwide.

Stephen Weber Says Authors Complain of Raw Deals by High-Tech 'Vanity Presses'
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 10:45 EDT
FALLS CHURCH, VA - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A high-tech successor to yesterday's 'vanity' presses is luring thousands of aspiring authors with notions of money and fame. But today's would-be Hemmingways still end up buying most of their books and don't earn a cent, said Stephen Weber, publisher of Self Publish in 90 Days, a Web site that examines the self-publishing industry.

IFusionSoft Releases Survey Fusion - Online Survey Management Software
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 10:59 EDT
MINOT, ND - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IFusionSoft's new online survey management service, Survey Fusion, now has its hat thrown into the survey enterprise feedback ring. Survey Fusion offers businesses one easy to use fast and effective tool for creating surveys to instantly generating useful dazzling reports.

 
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Reliant's New Health and Productivity Management Services Program Helps Members Stay Healthy for Less
Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 02:51 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reliant Behavioral Health today announced the launch of its new Health and Productivity Management Services Program designed to help people make permanent lifestyle changes, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall health while simultaneously containing health care costs. Support for health literacy and an understanding of an individual's state of 'pre-illness' for chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease can be motivating to ongoing health behavior.

Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope
Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 11:54 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.

Chattanooga Corp Successfully Produces Oil from Shale
Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 11:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, DC - September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chattanooga Corp announced today the results of successful testing of the company's revolutionary new technology designed to directly process oil shale and oil sand to high-grade, low sulfur, synthetic crude oil. The company's patented Chattanooga Process technology was used to produce synthetic crude oil from Colorado oil shale and has now been shown to be commercially viable.

Entertainment and Technology Weekly Summary of Send2Press Feature Stories Sept. 12 to Sept. 16, 2005
Sat, 17 Sep 2005, 11:04 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 17, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to entertainment and technology feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Sept. 16th, 2005, includes popular topics like the re-release of two lost and forgotten recordings from Blues legend Pinetop Perkins; a new business model for podcasting called 'nanocasting'; a neurotechnology summit in San Francisco; and a new book on keeping your home and family safe, 'The Savvy Guide to Home Security.' Stories were produced and distributed by Send2Press' editorial staff.

Borrego Solar Systems Completes Solar Solution for CityMark Development's Egyptian Project
Fri, 16 Sep 2005, 02:59 EDTEdited by Beverly West
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., an industry leader in the design and installation of commercial, residential and public sector turnkey, grid-connected solar electric systems, today announced that they have completed the design and installation of a solar electric system for CityMark Development's new and innovative housing development The Egyptian, located in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, California.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast - Interview with Author, Actor and Activist CraigX on Send2Press Podcast
Fri, 16 Sep 2005, 12:01 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif. - September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Craig X. Rubin ('CraigX') is interviewed about his new book '9021GROW,' about his consulting and guest starring role on Showtime's new TV series 'Weeds,' and about the issues of the environment, economy and how hemp can positively impact these troubled areas. CraigX is featured on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to 'on-demand' in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

Cprint(TM) Affiliate Press Tech Chooses BRANDCONTROL.NET's BigCabinet 3.0(TM)
Fri, 16 Sep 2005, 11:21 EDT
ELMHURST, Ill. - September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0(TM), today announced that CPrint affiliate Press Tech, a Des Plaines, Illinois-based printer has signed up to use BigCabinet 3.0(TM) for online dynamic publishing of customer documents.

God Instructed Bruce Adams to Write a Book... 'Prophet or Madman'
Fri, 16 Sep 2005, 10:49 EDT
FORT MYERS, Fla. - September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his book, 'Prophet or Madman' (ISBN: 0-9764840-6-4), Bruce Adams tells the story of his own surprise life-altering experience with a higher power and how, through his interpretation from this higher power, he has developed a roadmap for living based on a set of universal truths that impact us all.

ASAME Technology LLC Obtains Exclusive Distribution License for Materials Research and Manufacturing Engineering Tool
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 05:32 EDT
CEDAR PARK, TX - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ASAME Technology LLC holds an exclusive license to market, distribute, and support the patented Automated Surface Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment (ASAME). ASAME Technology sells and supports two well-known surface strain measurement technologies: the ASAME Target Model and the Grid Pattern Analyzer (GPA). Currently there are more than 100 ASAME and/or GPA users around the world.

BRANDCONTROL.NET Receives Second Round of Venture Capital Funding
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 03:46 EDT
ELMHURST, Ill. - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0TM, today announced that it has received a second round of venture capital funding from Midwest Investment Ventures (MIV).

Protect Your Home and Family with The Savvy Guide to Home Security
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 03:19 EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- They are the two most important things in your life - your family, and your home. You need to protect them! Home security measures are important in today's society. Whether it is to protect your personal records from identity theft, or to provide added security for your family after dark, you have the ability to accomplish a home security system on your own. Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the August release of 'The Savvy Guide to Home Security,' ISBN 0-7906-1315-8.

Consumers Now Can Beat the System - eGOware Announces Automated Gasoline Price Trend Alert Service
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 02:40 EDT
CINCINNATI, OH - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eGOware(R) Inc. launched this morning a new subscription-based gasoline price trend information service providing daily Gasoline Price Trend Alert (GPTA) notification and messaging to subscribers. Utilizing GasPriceWatch.com data, the recognized standard for reliable gas price trend information, eGOware will deliver timely information and alerts to any email address, web or mobile. Subscribers will receive daily market observations and projections as to potential moves in gasoline pricing trends over the next twenty-four hours. Armed with this information and alerting system, auto owners now have an opportunity to 'Beat the System.'

Jackstreet Media Launches Five Pilot Radio Programs Based on the Nanocasting Business Model
Sep 15, 2005, 07:01Edited by Valerie Gotten
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Jackstreet Media launched five online radio pilot programs that have been developed using the Nanocasting business model. Nanocasting is a model for commercial podcasting based on established media and direct marketing principles.

A Flower by Any Other Name Still Smells Like Goldenpalace.Com - Internet Casino Names New Breed of Flower
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 12:47 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for outrageous and sometimes controversial advertising campaigns is showing a softer side with their latest marketing idea, paying $5,000 to name a new Daylily flower.

Apple's iPod 'Nano' Sets the Stage for 'Nanocasting' - A Business Model for Podcasting
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 12:23 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Jackstreet Media launched five online radio pilot programs that have been developed using the Nanocasting business model. Nanocasting is a model for commercial podcasting based on established media and direct marketing principles. Nanocasting differs from early podcasting by beginning with a clear definition of the target audience, the business model, the revenue model and use of a system specifically developed for targeting commercial audiences called RTS (Really Targeted Syndication).

'My Way Out' Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 12:01 EDT
ANCHORAGE, AK - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.

White House Deed Winds Up in Casino's Hands
Wed, 14 Sep 2005, 05:40 EDT
VANCOUVER, CANADA - September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The only known deed to exist for America's most famous address has been bought by Internet casino and poker room GoldenPalace.com for an unbelievable $43.45 through online auction house www.eBid.tv. While conducting research for his upcoming book 'Night of the Realtors,' in which a Canadian realtor sells the White House, seller David Jenneson discovered that the US Government has no deed recording the property ownership for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Camvera Connects Kentucky! New Wireless Broadband System in Russellville, KY to Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet Service
Wed, 14 Sep 2005, 05:07 EDT
ATLANTA, GA - September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camvera Networks, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Electric Plant Board of Russellville, Kentucky to construct a state-of-the-art high-speed wireless broadband service for the residents and businesses of Russellville and the surrounding area. The new wireless system is highly secure and features non-line-of-sight access technology. It will be the third of its kind in Kentucky with many more planned. Camvera will install, commission, and maintain the new system.

The Newcomen Society Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
Wed, 14 Sep 2005, 03:59 EDT
EXTON, PA - September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society of the United States is helping Hurricane Katrina victims by donating 100% of the proceeds of their online sales, from now until December, 31, 2005, to The American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and The Salvation Army. The Newcomen Society of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation founded in 1923 to promote, study, and recognize achievement in business and the American system of free enterprise.

FierceVoIP Honors Atreus Systems as One of the 'Fierce 15' VoIP Companies of 2005
Wed, 14 Sep 2005, 11:19 EDT
OTTAWA, ONT. - September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, announced today that it has been named to FierceVoIP's annual Fierce 15 list. This distinction honors Atreus Systems as one of the top 15 VoIP companies for 2005. FierceVoIP, an internationally recognized newsletter covering the voice over IP and IP telephony markets, evaluated hundreds of privately-held firms based on quality of deployments, strength of technology, revenue potential, company vision, partnerships, and competitive market position.

Little Scoops Dishes Up Another Franchised Location
Wed, 14 Sep 2005, 10:55 EDT
BLAUVELT, NY - September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After experiencing tremendous success scooping out fun for hundreds of children's birthday parties, Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, the co-founders of L.S. Franchise Corp., announced today the opening of their third franchised unit located in Pomona, New York in the Pace Setter Shopping Center on Route 202.

2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum to Feature Neurotechnology Entrepreneurs
Sep 13, 2005, 13:28Edited by Valerie Gotten
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event is produced by Neurotech Reports.

Neurotechnology Entrepreneur to Keynote 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 07:03 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event, produced by Neurotech Reports, will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The conference will cover a range of technologies and market segments in the neuro space, including neuromodulation, neural prostheses, neurodiagnostics, and neurostimulation.

Kamp NYC on the Road Helps Utah's Young Broadway Hopefuls Realize Their Dreams
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 03:02 EDTEdited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY and DRAPER, UT - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2inspire Productions' today announced that Kamp NYC, an intensive, New York based performing arts workshop designed to hone the skills of talented young performers and shape them into Broadway-bound triple threats, today announced that it will take its workshop program On the Road to the talented teens, kids and young adults of Utah. Kamp NYC's 3-day On the Road Workshop will take place at Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 east 11800 South, Draper, Utah, on September 29, September 30, and October 1, 2005.

Former Naval Medical Research Center Faculty Research Fellow Serves on Sickle Cell Dissertation Research Committee at 5th Largest HBCU in the Country
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 02:09 EDT
NORFOLK, VA - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Faculty Research Fellow, Dr.. Archie W. Earl, Sr., recently served on the doctoral dissertation research committee of a graduate student studying sickle cell disease. The dissertation was written by Dr. Brenda J. Norman who earned her DSW (doctor of social work) degree in May 2005, from Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

Most Families Missing Out on Free College Funding Aid
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 01:39 EDT
SCRANTON, Penn. - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most families would agree that college tuition is one of the biggest expenses they will face. That's why when it comes to financial aid; most people would like to be certain that they are getting the most money they can. In fact, according to Philip Goldstein, a College Funding Specialist in Clarks Summit, many families are not aware of all the funding possibilities and are missing out on thousands of dollars each year.

HIPCOM Selects Atreus Systems to Automate Provisioning and Activation of Hosted VoIP Services
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 11:07 EDT
OTTAWA, ON, Canada and LONDON, UK - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that HIPCOM has selected Atreus' Multi-Service Provisioning Solution to automate the delivery of its hosted VoIP service for businesses. By extending self-provisioning and management to customers and partners, Atreus will enable HIPCOMM to quickly deploy feature-rich IP telephony and application bundles, while reducing the time, cost and complexity of adding new offerings, modifying features, and managing customer growth.

LTC Financial Partners Attracts Top Agents with Industry First: Ownership
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 10:39 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's first and only national, agent-owned long term care insurance brokerage, today announced a bold campaign to recruit a commanding majority of the industry's best agents.

BRANDCONTROL.NET Develops Integrated Preflight System in Response to Customer Demand
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 06:13 EDT
ELMHURST, IL -- Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BRANDCONTROL.NET, a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of BigCabinet 3.0, a turnkey browser-based solution that uses industry standard desktop publishing files and allows authorized users to repurpose original documents, announced today that it has released an Integrated Preflight system to help print professionals and system administrators keep tabs on the quality of files checked into BigCabinet 3.0.

Italian Sensation Takes The Stage for a One-Night Only Performance
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 05:36 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toto Cotugno hits the stage on October 29, 2005 at 8 p.m. for his only Los Angeles concert. The famous Italian singer and composer will amaze audiences at the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Theatre with his ballads of love. Tickets are $35 to $100 and can be purchased by visiting TicketsR.com.

Opening of the Vaults Reveals Forgotten Pinetop Perkins Recordings
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 02:51 EDT
SWANZEY, NH - September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with Deluge Entertainment, 95North Records has re-released two forgotten Pinetop Perkins releases long out of print. The scheduled re-release date is September 27, 2005. 'On Top,' recorded in 1992, features an all-star cast of Blues greats including Jerry Portnoy, Paul Rishell, David Maxwell and Ron Levy. Award winning blues producer Randy Labbe worked on these memorable sessions, adding 'This is arguably some of Pinetop's best work... this recording was received with great critical acclaim when it was released for a short time in 1992.'

Cruise Line Responds to Travel Agents with Personalized Email Offers
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 10:41 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Cunard Line, whose fleet includes the most famous ocean liners in the world, such as the $800 million transatlantic Queen Mary 2, has successfully implemented the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to deliver custom offers for travel agent partners.

Entertainment and Technology Weekly Summary of Send2Press Feature Stories Sept. 6 to Sept. 9, 2005
Fri, 9 Sep 2005, 09:31 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to entertainment and technology feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Sept. 9th, 2005, includes popular topics like a new how-to e-book on Podcasting by Stephanie Ciccarelli; a new nanotech solution for cleaning up oil spills from Hurrican Katrina by Interface Sciences Corp.; and independent band 'The Reverse Engineers' break into the Top-10 thanks to 'podcasting' sites. Stories were produced and distributed by Send2Press' editorial staff.

'Life Beyond Bunions' TV Show Seeks Southland Bunion Sufferers
Fri, 9 Sep 2005, 07:15 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. - September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new television and Internet show called 'Life Beyond Bunions' produced by Vision2Media will be filmed in front of a live studio audience at Dave & Busters Irvine Spectrum Show Room on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Show producers are seeking bunion sufferers to participate in the event, which is by invitation only.

CAL/OSHA Safety Conference 2005 Helps Businesses Stay Safe, Effective and Profitable
Fri, 9 Sep 2005, 01:02 EDTEdited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Safety Council Inc., an industry leader in providing safety solutions for manufacturing, construction, food processing, and restaurant businesses, today announced that the American Safety Conference 2005 will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at the Shilo Hilltop Suites Hotel and Conference Complex at 3101 Temple Avenue in Pomona, California. This premier event for Safety Professionals helps companies shape sound safety policies, identify safety challenges, and implement more effective and profitable safety solutions.

The Improving Job Market in Houston Creates Opportunities According to TCM International
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 05:53 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the job market continues to improve, there are several areas that job seekers need to concentrate on in order to be successful, say the experts at TCM International. In July according to the Houston office of the Texas Workforce Commission, the unemployment rate fell to 5.0 percent state wide. This is a one-tenth of a percentage point decrease from the June rate of 5.1 percent and a significant drop from July 2004 when the unemployment rate was 6.1 percent.

Media Advisory: New England-Canada Business Council Welcomes Russ Conway, Eagle-Tribune, at its September Luncheon Meeting
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 04:15 EDT
BOSTON, Mass. - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New England-Canada Business Council announced today a luncheon with author and sports journalist Russ Conway, on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at the Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston. Russ Conway is Associate Editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Eagle-Tribune in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Why Few Retirees Have the Right Investments - And How to Tell if You're One of Them
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 03:31 EDT
SCRANTON, Penn. - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most retirees would agree that saving money is hard enough. That's why when it comes to protecting their money, most people would like to be certain that their hard-earned funds are going to be safely stored where they'll be building up interest for the future. In fact, according to Mark McColligan, Vice President of 1st Financial Investments, most retirees are putting their money in the wrong place and losing out on thousands of dollars each year.

MultiMediaPros Creates PSAs to Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 03:10 EDT
SALEM, Mass. - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is planning a 'BroadcastUnity Day' on Friday, September 9th, asking all radio and TV stations to dedicate at least one minute of each hour to promote the relief efforts. MultiMediaPros Digital Studios teamed with nationally known TV and movie announcers Joe Cipriano and Don LaFontaine, to create a compelling series of radio Public Service Announcements to raise awareness and drive donations to the American Red Cross for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Leatt Corporation Announces Motorsport South Africa Endorsement
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 12:58 EDT
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Leatt Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets LEAT / LEAT.pk), a Nevada Corporation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, that develops, sells and distributes the Leatt-Brace(tm), a Prophylactic Neck Brace System designed to prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), today announced that use of the Leatt-Brace(tm) has been endorsed by Motorsport South Africa (MSA).

Management Dynamics Expands Ocean Quoting and Route Optimization Capabilities of Rate Explorer in Version 10.0
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 11:14 EDT
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced the availability of Rate Explorer 10.0. The latest release of Rate Explorer allows importers, exporters and NVOCCs to make increasingly complex ocean freight decisions based on cost and service tradeoffs to effectively manage ever-changing surcharges and potential congestion at port and rail facilities.

Atreus Systems Makes Pulver 100 List of Top Companies to Watch
Thu, 8 Sep 2005, 07:00 EDT
MELVILLE, NY - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that it has been named to the 2005 'pulver 100' - the VoIP industry's leading listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. Atreus has been named to this list for the second year in a row due to its carrier-grade deployments and significant growth rate over the past twelve months.

New York's Blue Hill Troupe a Hit in G&S Territory
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 03:02 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe's innovative production of that Gilbert & Sullivan rarity, The Grand Duke, was honored at the 12th Annual International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England, last month.

The Newcomen Society Honors Kent State University as it Approaches 2nd Century of Service
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 01:43 EDT
EXTON, Penn. - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society of the United States will honor Kent State University and its President, Carol Cartwright, with the prestigious Newcomen Award, at an awards ceremony on Friday, October 7, 2005. Continuing in its 82-year-old tradition of recognizing organizations that have helped promote the American free enterprise system, The Newcomen Society honors Kent State University as an example of academic and innovative excellence.

Independent Rock Band, The Reverse Engineers, Break Into Top-10 Most Played on Podcasts
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 12:06 EDT
TAMPA, Fla. - September 7, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Reverse Engineers, an unsigned rock band from Tampa Florida, are now one of the top-10 most-played bands on the PodSafe Music Network (www.PodSafeMusicNetwork.com). The Reverse Engineers have been featured on 43 separate Podcasts in the past two months.

Nanotechnology Innovation Enables Recovery and Reuse of Spilled Oil
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 11:07 EDT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interface Sciences Corporation (www.interfacesciences.com) announced that in response to oil spill problems stemming from the current Hurricane Katrina disaster and oil crises, the company is launching its proprietary oil remediation and recovery application.

Dual-Mode Smart Phones to Lead Fixed Mobile Convergence Push, says Insight Research Corporation
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 10:31 EDT
BOONTON, NJ - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The fixed line phone, long a fixture in 95 percent of US homes and offices, is about to be replaced by new smart phone technology capable of working as reliably as a fixed line phone in the home or office and of converting to a cellular phone for mobile calling, says a new study from Insight Research. According to the new market research report, 'Fixed Mobile Convergence: Single Phone Solutions for Wireless, Wireline, and VoIP Convergence 2005-2010,' this new generation of phones will leverage WiFi hotspots, voice over IP (VoIP) technology, and voice over wireless local area networks (VoWLANs) to create a single smart phone capable of moving from home to office and back again.

Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage Announces Chain of Press Information Websites
Tue, 6 Sep 2005, 02:30 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. - September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Partners of LTC Financial Partners LLC (with offices across the country) want to be the best sources of long term care insurance information in their local areas. To that end, the organization announced today a chain of websites that will feed facts to the press. The sites are also available to the general public.

Lyamec Keen on Mergers and Acquisitions in The United States, U.K. and Libya
Tue, 6 Sep 2005, 01:43 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec Group continues to eye mergers and acquisitions in its core business sector in the United States, its chief executive said Tuesday. 'We're investing in our core business, both organically and through acquisitions,' Lyamec interim President & CEO R.G. Raymond told investors on a conference call.

The Complete How-To Guide to Podcasting Released by ThePodcastingEbook.com
Tue, 6 Sep 2005, 12:50 EDT
TORONTO, Ontario - September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThePodcastingEbook, the new authority on podcasting, is pleased to announce the release of ThePodcastingEbook, available at ThePodcastingEbook.com. Main features include how to create, record, publish and promote a podcast. Readers will also find valuable product reviews, podcast directories, and tools to help them evaluate their podcast.

Roundup of 13 New Book Releases for August 2005
Sat, 3 Sep 2005, 01:15 EDT
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. - September 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books of note, released during August 2005. Book topics include the nature of reality in 'Paradox' by Jane Weir; 'The Evolution Diet" by JSB Morse; an autobiography of the 'wizard of weed' in '9021Grow' by CraigX; evidence proving pre-Columbian Chinese maritime survey of the world in 'The 1421 Heresy' by Anatole Andro; and author Waymon Lefall brings a missing piece of African American history to his children's book 'The Legend of Jocko.'

Weekly Technology and Entertainment Roundup of Send2Press Feature Stories Aug. 29 to Sept. 2, 2005
Sat, 3 Sep 2005, 11:48 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sepetmber 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Send2Press Weekly Summary of news stories of interest to business and technology feature editors, for the week ending Friday, Sept. 2nd, 2005, includes popular topics like a new book on 'TVtherapy' just in time for the fall TV season, several thousand independent musicians donate all sales on CDs sold through CD Baby for hurricane relief, Brad Pitt's 'bong dealer' tells all in new book, and a new Web portal launches for New York's Central Park. Stories were produced and distributed by Send2Press' editorial staff.

BeNumberOne.com Provides Affordable Online Marketing and Advertising Support for Florida Businesses
Fri, 2 Sep 2005, 11:33 EDTEdited by Beverly West
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - September 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Destiny Reef Enterprises today announced the launch of their Be Number One Network, an online Florida business marketing and advertising company designed to help businesses of any size gain an affordable, competitive advantage in the Florida and online global marketplace.

Brea Attorney Accused of Filing Hundreds of Frivolous Lawsuits Against L.A. County Retail Stores Continues His Legal Rampage in Orange County
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 08:30 EDT
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Dilip Vithlani, a Norwalk, Calif.-based sole practitioner, today announced that he has agreed to defend at least thirty-one store owners throughout Orange County on a pro bono basis in a suit filed by Brea-based attorney Harpreet S. Brar (Case # 05CC08759, Superior Court of Orange County). Mr. Brar has sued hundreds of small businesses in Los Angeles County for allegedly collecting ATM transaction fees or 'point-of-sale' device fees from his wife, plaintiff Satinder Brar, without proper disclosure signs. Mr. Brar has now filed an identical lawsuit in Orange County against more than 60 liquor store owners.

SPI Litigation Direct Names Chuck Kellner Vice President
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 08:15 EDT
AUSTIN, TX - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SPI Litigation Direct LLC has appointed Charles 'Chuck' Kellner Vice President of Consulting and Project Engineering. In this position, he will consult with corporate counsel as well as outside counsel and corporate IT groups on the preservation, acquisition, search, and production of email and electronic data in litigation, mergers & acquisitions, and government investigations.

Nation's Apparel Industry Braces for AN:TS Invasion
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 04:03 EDT
ATLANTA, GA - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- But unlike in the movie, 'War of the Worlds,' nobody's panicking. That's because AN:TS is a fresh new line of apparel. This Fall, AN:TS Apparel makes its national debut. AN:TS' inaugural collection will consist of a young men's line comprised of graphic tees and headwear.

Pantero(R) Collaborates with the TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum) to Enable Adoption of the TM Forum's Shared Information/Data (SID) Model
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 01:41 EDT
WALTHAM, Mass. - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pantero Corporation, a leading provider of semantic integration software, today announced that through a collaboration with the TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum), Pantero has provided the XML schemas (XSDs) to the TM Forum for their entire Shared Information/Data model (SID). The SID is the information model for the TM Forum's New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NGOSS) framework enabling design and development of standards-based OSS/BSS software.

QuarkAlliance Technology Partner BRANDCONTROL.NET to Exhibit BigCabinet 3.0 at Print '05 in Chicago
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 12:48 EDT
ELMHURST, IL - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BRANDCONTROL.NET, a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and makers of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0, today announced that it will be featuring BigCabinet 3.0 as a turnkey online interface for QuarkDDS in the Quark(TM) booth (#6955) at Print 05, held September 9-15, 2005, at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Stop by the Quark booth to see a demonstration of the future of desktop publishing on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, September 11, 13, 14, or 15, 2005.

New Book Presents Teambuilding Lessons Learned from Sailing the World's Most Dangerous Seas
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 12:29 EDT
NEW YORK, NY - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Capes Consulting announces the publication of 'Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn.' The book presents lessons learned by author Rob Duncan from his experience of taking a break from his consulting and college teaching career in order to sign on as a deckhand on the Europa, a tall ship that was bound for Cape Horn, the most dangerous waters on the planet.

CD Baby Musicians Donate CD Sales to Red Cross
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 11:11 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Musicians, bands, and independent record labels joined with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) today in "banding together" to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.



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