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PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Continues to Expand Locally and with National Franchising in 7 States
Mon, 02 Nov 2009, 14:42:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, established 31 years ago and returned to local New Orleans ownership 16 months ago, is announcing significant expansion. Scott, Steve and Paul Ballard along with Thomas Richards, Brett Pearson, and Mark Higdon acquired the corporate operations of PJ's Coffee in June 2008 from Atlanta-based Raving Brands. At that time, there were 44 corporate and franchised stores. Today there are 63 locations with 12 more scheduled to open over the next 6 months.
World's First 'Viagra Baby' Turns 10
Thu, 22 Oct 2009, 11:54:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine announced that the first baby conceived through IVF using Sildenafil (Viagra) on a woman to aid in embryo implantation will turn 10 next month. A technique developed and pioneered by Geoffrey Sher, MD, Sildenafil suppositories are administered during In Vitro Fertilization, prior to transferring embryos to the mother's uterus.
PJ's Named 'Preferred Coffee of the New Orleans Saints' - Sponsorship includes World's Largest Coffee Cups at the Dome
Thu, 10 Sep 2009, 17:48:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The next time you see the Louisiana Superdome, you may do a double-take at the two larger-than-life coffee cups outside of the world-famous arena. While the owners of PJ's Coffee of New Orleans would like this to serve as a subliminal message that you are craving coffee, it's really part of the company's sponsorship of the New Orleans Saints.
New Orleans Roast Now Available at Rouses
Wed, 02 Sep 2009, 13:03:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Orleans Roast is pleased to announce that its entire line of gourmet coffees are now available for the first time in grocery stores. New Orleans Roast is proudly roasted by PJ's Coffee of New Orleans and is available exclusively at Rouses for a limited time. New Orleans Roast has been expanding its operations over the past 18 months with goals such as grocery store, office coffee and convenience store distribution.
Louisiana Libertarian Senatorial Candidate Speaks Out
Mon, 22 Jun 2009, 12:18:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANDEVILLE, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana's Libertarian Party Senatorial Candidate Anthony 'Tony G' Gentile told supporters on Sunday not to fret about the lack of attention from the press. Jokingly he told friends and supporters, 'If I take my shirt off to win votes I'll actually lose votes, my belly's too big! I also have no need to seek out a madam.'
Running of The Bulls in New Orleans! Year Three!
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 14:42:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From July 6-14th the town of Pamplona, Spain becomes a daredevil's paradise, when people gather for Sanfermines. Many may not know it by that name, but they are sure to know about its main attraction: the Running of the Bulls (encierro). New Orleans now hosts its own homage to this event from July 10-12th, called the San Fermin in Nueva Orleans festival (SFNO), brought to you by Nola Bulls, LLC.
Former Gubernatorial Candidate Announces Run for U.S. Senate
Mon, 18 May 2009, 13:29:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANDEVILLE, La., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From his campaign headquarters in Mandeville, Louisiana Anthony 'Tony G' Gentile announced his candidacy for U.S. Senator. He'll be running as an Independent. Gentile advertises himself as a conservative but is willing to listen to all that present sound high impact ideas that will benefit our country.
U.S. Demand for Authentic European Absinthe Obsello Triggers Rush on Spanish Absinthe
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 13:16:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Esmeralda Liquors today released new facts about the recent surge in demand for real, natural Obsello absinthe in the U.S.; based on inside sales, production and distribution figures. Based on skyrocketing increase, the makers of Obsello - Esmeralda Distillery - is rushing pallets of Obsello to the U.S. by air in order to replenish rapidly depleting stock.
Hailed Obsello Absinthe Verte Enters New Orleans and Announces New Distribution Partner
Wed, 25 Feb 2009, 19:22:59 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Obsello Absinthe Verte, from Esmeralda Liquors, winner of a 2008 BTI Gold Medal and recently featured in Wine Enthusiast's Best Of issue, announces its partnership with Glazer's Distributors, one of the largest wine and spirits distributors in the U.S. Obsello and Glazer also announce Obsello's arrival into a brand new market, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Pilates and Yoga Clothing Line Designer Strengthens Inventory with New USA-Made Products
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 10:18:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BATON ROUGE, La., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making bold calculated moves is what corporate sales expert turned entrepreneur, Erin Douglass, does best. And like the strength she derives from the practice of Pilates and Yoga, Douglass is looking to strengthen her product line. This spring, her Pilates clothing brand, we pilates clothing(R) incorporated the Supima(R) brand in the already successful lifestyle line that takes women from their Pilates or Yoga practice to their other normal daily activities.
Trombone Shorty Gives a Special Christmas Gift to the People of New Orleans
Thu, 27 Dec 2007, 13:00:13 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The newly built church was filled to its capacity of 1500 seats; people were seated in the aisles, standing in the doorways, and waiting in the hallway to hear the music. Traffic around the church was snarled and backed up for six blocks, as more people continued to make their way to hear Trombone Shorty, and his musical guests perform at a free Christmas concert at the First Baptist Church of New Orleans this past week, it was announced today by New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.
Style and Fitness Collide to Create Inspiration for Exciting New Pilates and Yoga Clothing Line
Wed, 11 Jul 2007, 19:00:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
BATON ROUGE, La. - July 11, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A corporate sales expert turned entrepreneur with a passion for fitness and a designer's flare for style, Erin Douglass is expanding her 2007 Pilates clothing brand, we pilates. This clothing line expresses Ms. Douglass' love for style and fitness in a distinctive lifestyle line that takes women from their Pilates or Yoga practice to their other normal daily activities.
Newly Released Book Unlocks the Secrets to Conquer Seven Deadly Sins
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 17:15:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
METAIRIE, La. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Burlington National, Inc., a book publisher, announces the release of 'Defeat the 7 Deadly Sins' (ISBN: 9781577066507), a non-denominational guide that explores how to conquer the seven deadly sins. According to a recent study, most people are familiar with the seven deadly sins, yet over 99 percent of Christians cannot name all of them.
Celebrating Black Music Month at The White House
Fri, 14 Jul 2006, 17:56:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President George W. Bush hosted a exclusive performance of musical talent in support of New Orleans in the East Room of the White House this past month, and proclaimed the month of June to be Black Music Month. The President strongly acknowledged the impact of New Orleans music in African American culture during his proclamation speech, and encouraged attendees to lend their support. Invited Guests also included PopAgee Johnson, the founder of the New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.
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 Edited by Carly M. Zander
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.
Latest Marketing Stunt Lands GoldenPalace.com in Prison
Thu, 3 Nov 2005, 04:57 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
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.
Aidpage Launches People Locator Service to Reunite Families Separated by Hurricane Katrina
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 04:28 EDT Edited 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.
Techsouth: World Class Speakers at Free, Regional Event
Wed, 6 Apr 2005, 01:03 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAFAYETTE, LA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TechSouth solidified its emergence as the premier technology conference in the Gulf South with the announcement of its five keynote speakers as well as a handful of the top seminar leaders who will be taking part in this year's conference, which will be held in Lafayette on April 19-20, at the Cajundome Convention Center. The regional event is free for advanced registrants with minimal ticket prices for keynote-addressed luncheons.
Texas Instruments Licenses Impulsesoft's Bluetooth(R) Multimedia Technology for Mobile Phones
Tue, 15 Mar 2005, 02:12 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW ORLEANS, LA - CTIA Wireless 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Impulsesoft announced today that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has licensed Impulsesoft's iWALTZ multimedia platform for Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(tm). Targeted at handset manufacturers worldwide, the iWALTZ platform from Impulsesoft has been optimized on TI's Bluetooth single-chip technology enabling mobile phone manufacturers to rapidly bring to market a complete Bluetooth stereo multimedia solution.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
American Detection Technologies, Inc. (AMDETECH) Announces Important Staffing of Its New Orleans/Gulf States Region Office To Meet Demand of Clients
NEW YORK, NY and NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- American Detection Technologies, Inc. (AMDETECH - www.amdetech.com), a homeland security company and national leader in contraband detection services using highly-trained canine teams and other advanced technologies, today announced that Robert L. Juneau has been appointed as the Regional Director of Business Development for its New Orleans/Gulf States Region office. Juneau will personally service existing clients and reach out to the many potential clients in the region covering from Texas to Florida.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Bonfire Media Named eBay Star Developer
Awarded eBay Innovator Star Developer at the Annual eBay Developer Conference
NEW ORLEANS, La. - June 24, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- At the 2004 eBay Developer Conference, Bonfire Media (www.bonfiremedia.com) announced it has received an eBay Star Developer Award in the category of Innovator for its popular Pocket Auctions for eBay application. Pocket Auctions for eBay enables users to access popular eBay features from their mobile phones, including search, bidding, viewing pictures, outbid alerts, and checking "My eBay." By making eBay accessible anywhere, Bonfire Media is changing the way users interact with eBay. The Innovator award recognizes inventive use of the eBay Platform and progressive use of industry technology.
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
VERSION3 INC. DELIVERS VERSION3 SIMPLE SIGN-ON SOLUTION
Version3 Simple Sign-On enables secure application access management
to all Windows, Web and host-based applications
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Microsoft Momentum 2003 - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct.
9, 2003 -- Version3 Inc., a leading provider of application access
management solutions, announced the release of an Active Directory based
single sign-on (SSO) solution for customers of Microsoft Windows.
Version3's Simple-Sign-On technology provides out-of-the-box application
interoperability, enabling Active Directory authentication to all
Windows, Web and host-based applications from a single Version3
Simple Sign-On logon.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
TRIVIUM PUBLISHING INTRODUCES EXCITING NEW AUTHOR
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA - Aug. 19, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Trivium Publishing LLC today announced that THE LEGACY, an outstanding historical novel by new author Ellen Ekstrom, will be released later this year. An earlier version of the book won a prize in the Writer's Digest Competition in 1991. Kerry Cox describes it as presenting "a clear, colorfully vivid vision of the 14th century Florence. Her story of a family torn apart in a lethal struggle for political power is dynamic and compelling."
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[Newswire Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior PR News Editor]
TRIVIUM PUBLISHING ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF A NOVEL BY BRIAN WAINWRIGHT
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA - May 21, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Trivium Publishing LLC
(www.triviumpublishing.com) today announced that WITHIN THE FETTERLOCK, a
brilliant new historical novel by English author Brian Wainwright, will be
released later this year.
TRIVIUM PUBLISHING RELEASES FIRST NOVEL BY AUSTRALIAN HISTORIAN GILLIAN POLACK
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA - Jan. 14, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Trivium Publishing LLC (www.triviumpublishing.com) today announced the release of their initial publication: ILLUMINATIONS, a literary fantasy by Australian historian Dr. Gillian Polack.
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