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300 Leaders from Fast-Growing Kirkland Company Will Meet to Plan Hyper-growth and Give Back to the Community

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What has a scavenger hunt got to do with helping local children and creating 500 new insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency based in Kirkland, thinks otherwise. Says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations, ‘While searching for camping items to give to youngsters, our sales leaders will start brainstorming how to grow the business and hire hundreds of really good new people.’

Introducing TaxiLite, a Better Way to Hail a Cab! Increase Visibility at Night and in Bad Weather

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hailing a taxicab just got easier and safer with TaxiLite(R). TaxiLite features a bright flashing LED which can be seen up to three city blocks away. Designed to fit in pocket or purse, TaxiLite features a whistle and a convenient key ring attachment.

MVK Architectural Millwork Corp. Announces Move in to New Facility, Cooperative Efforts with Commercial Millwork Firm

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MVK Architectural Millwork Corp., offering architectural millwork services from design through installation, located in Worcester, is pleased to announce they have pooled cooperative efforts with Continental Consolidated Industries, of Central Massachusetts.

Textecution Kills Texting Functions While Driving and Saves Lives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texting is the new communication wave that is causing countless accidents on the road. This week, Textecution announced a user-friendly application for parents to install on their children’s phone to disable texting and Internet functions while driving. Currently, Textecution can be installed on an Android device such as the Google G1.

Media Alert: New Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel to Hire More Than 100 Employees at Onsite Job Fair

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The opening of the new Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel brings huge employment opportunity to the East Valley. On January 7th from 2-7 p.m. the Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel will hold an on-site job fair to fill over 100 positions created by the new facility. The Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel is owned by Texas Western Hospitality Leadership based out of Dallas, Texas. The new hotel is located on at the Junction of the Loop 202 San Tan Freeway and Loop 101.

Authernative Granted Patent in Australia for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Australian Patent Office has granted the company a patent for a user authentication method. The newly issued patent number 2004323374 entitled, ‘Authentication System and Method Based Upon Random Partial Digitized Path Recognition’ describes a ‘what user knows’-based authentication method.

Financial Foundation Group – Helping to Make the Holiday Season Brighter for Those Less Fortunate

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fort Collins branch of the Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, had a humbling experience on Friday, December 5th, 2008. Employees of the Financial Foundation Group met at the Fort Collins Salvation Army off College Street and Drake Street instead of going into the office. The day consisted of sorting and organizing donated holiday packages in order to help create a little brighter holiday season for less fortunate families.

When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.

The Financial Foundation Group Opens New Office in Northern Colorado

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2008 has been another exciting and growth inspired year for the Financial Foundation Group, also know as FFG. In 2002, the Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, opened its doors through an affiliated company with three people and three office locations. In April of 2008 they announced the opening of their fifth office in Loveland/Fort Collins, Colo.; they have grown to have approximately 100 people affiliated with the organization.

Donald Toresco Announces Autoland Finishes 2008 on Top Despite Hard Economic Conditions

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Teresco, President and CEO of DMT Enterprises, and his dedicated staff are consistently willing to go the extra mile for their customers. Their superior customer service has shown to pay off in 2008. Autoland continues to sell more vehicles than any other Toyota dealer in their zone, despite hard economic times.

Financial Foundation Group – Aiding their Fellow Men and their Best Friends

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, is excited to have been a big contributor to Freedom Dog Services on November 21, 2008. This volunteer day gave employees of FFG the opportunity to take the day off from the office and instead donate their time to the Freedom Service Dogs organization.

CheapOair Launches Travel Affiliate Program on Commission Junction

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair is proud to announce the official launch of their travel affiliate program through Commission Junction, a global leader in affiliate marketing. The CheapOair affiliate program is a major value-add to web sites and bloggers, as payouts to affiliates are based on bookings, not travel consumed.

The Richmond Spiders are Coming Back to Campus with Help from Southern Bleacher

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The University of Richmond is bringing Spider sports back on campus. With Richmond City Council approval and the architecture designs complete, First Market Stadium will break ground spring 2009. The project will be a dream come true for the faculty and students of Richmond. Southern Bleacher Company of Graham, Texas was chosen by the general contractor, Hourigan Construction, along with the architectural firms BCWH and McMillian Smith & Partners to make the project a successful one.

Partition Table Doctor 3.5: Partition Recovery for Windows Offered by EASEUS

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS Software, the innovative and dedicated data recovery software provider, today announces the availability of partition recovery/repair in Windows Operating Systems with its newly released Partition Recovery for Windows, the Windows Version of Partition Table Doctor 3.5. It aims to solve problems of Windows Operating Systems partition corruptions to easily recover a lost or deleted partition, and also repair partitions.

Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate

SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in tumor-targeted gene delivery systems, has received two additional European patents for the platform targeting technologies and molecular designs that enable precision gene delivery to primary cancers and metastatic lesions that have spread throughout the body. With profound demonstrations of clinical benefit and single-agent-efficacy, as well as overall safety, Epeius Biotech continues to lead the field of clinical gene medicine with the advent of pathotropic targeting.

Corporate Telecommunications Spending to Hit $140 Billion in 2009, Says INSIGHT Research

BOONTON, N.J., Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite slowdowns and spending cuts in many industries, overall spending by all U.S. businesses on wired and cellular calling is forecasted to reach nearly $140 billion by the close of 2009, says a new market research report from INSIGHT Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for just over 41 percent of the U.S. corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2009, and is the fastest growing expense area.

All Paper Greeting Cards at Card Cafe Are Now Environmentally Friendly

OREM, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced that all cards ordered from CardCafe.com will meet the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. Card Cafe takes all cards ordered online then prints and mails them for the customer. All Card Cafe greeting cards will have the Forest Stewardship Council logo on them. This logo signifies the highest standards have been met to ensure environmental sustainability.

Revolutionary Pump Delivers Material Up to 600 Feet

ANNISTON, Ala., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blastcrete Equipment Co. has introduced the new Model HBS 1500 mixer pump for long distance and high pressure pumping of gypsum flooring, fireproofing and 1/2 inch aggregate shotcrete and concrete repair materials. This 4 inch hydraulic ball seat pump will pump sanded gypsum flooring materials using a 1.5 inch delivery line up to 600 ft. at outputs up to 130 bags (12 cubic yards) of material per hour.

Canines Battle Bed Bugs in New Business Venture

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed Bug Finders, LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. It’s a business that was created to help homeowners and businesses deal with the ever-growing bed bug population in North America. In New York City alone, in 2007, there were over 7,000 complaints filed with the New York City Department of Health.

Bouchon and Obsello Partner to Bring Back Haunting ‘Green Hour’

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic award-winning absinthe verte along with award-winning, world-renowned French restaurant Bouchon in Las Vegas, are giving guests the opportunity to travel back in time and place – back to 1845 Paris, France at the height of the absinthe revolution to experience the original ‘Green Hour’ — or l’ heure verte.

New Parking Facility at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Provides Exceptional Perks

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InstaParking LLC announced this week that they began operations servicing parking customers at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Currently, the facility has over 1,000 parking spots for valet and self-park executive customers. They are located at: 4455 Genesee Street, directly across from the east entrance of the airport.

Jimmy Jazz Voted ‘Best Place to Buy Sneakers’ by the Baltimore City Paper

BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and shoe retailer, was recently voted as Best Place to Buy Sneakers in the City Paper’s annual Best of Baltimore issue. ‘Your achievement helps highlight the strength of Baltimore’s vibrant and expanding economy and the superior goods and services that the city has to offer,’ stated Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley in a letter of achievement.

Napatech Announces New Highly Configurable LibPCAP for Their NT Family of 1GbE and 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ISS World — Napatech today announces a new implementation of LibPCAP supporting the NT family of 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. The new Napatech LibPCAP implementation can utilize all the below functionality without the need to modify the customer application. Product displays at ISS World in Washington DC, December 9 to 11, 2008.

BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods – designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.

Mindstock Re-issues MPC3K Sound Sets for Akai MPC-3000 Free for Holidays

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mindstock(R), a California based multimedia publisher of ‘elements for sound, music and vision,’ announced today the re-issue of its decade old custom sample set for the classic Akai(R) MPC-3000. Three MPC3K(TM) sound sets will be offered absolutely free for download through the holiday season as part of the company re-launch for 2009. Mindstock is a unit of Neotrope(R), established in 1983.

KICTeam and TransAct Technologies Announce a New Cleaning Card System for the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer

AUBURN, Maine, Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies, a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce the release of the TransAct Technologies Cashless Ticket Printer Cleaning System designed using Waffletechnology(TM) to clean the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer. The new Cleaning Card System will enable gaming properties and retail outlets to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs. The Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printers, a critical component in modern slot machines, can now be effectively cleaned, easily and quickly, without opening the printer.

Philatron International Awarded 2008 Medium Size Family Owned Business of the Year

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored with yet another award for its outstanding business. On November 19th, Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) awarded Philatron International, Medium Size Family Owned Business of the year. During the 9th annual business award ceremony OCBJ recognized the company for its commitment to helping outside community organizations through charity.

Casconi Group Launches Retirement Plan Hotline for Kentucky Employers

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casconi Group, one of Kentucky’s leading experts in the design, implementation and management of Retirement Plans, today launched a toll-free retirement plan hotline for employers and retirement plan fiduciaries.

Push to Talk and Instant Messaging Revenue Will Top $16 Billion in 2009, Says Insight Research Corp

BOONTON, N.J., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for presence-based telecommunication services, including instant messaging (IM) and push-to-talk (PTT), is expected to exceed $16 billion in 2009, as an ever increasing number of cellular and wireline carriers provide customized services predicated upon the availability of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation, presence-based telecommunication services such as IM and PTT are wildly popular in Asian countries.

McKinney Rogers Appoints Georgina Miranda as a Consultant for US Division

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International business performance consultancy, McKinney Rogers, announced today the appointment of Georgina Miranda as a consultant for its US division. Miranda joins McKinney Rogers from Angeles Group LLC where she was director of development and part of the founding team of a real estate development joint venture. Prior to this, she held roles in Fortune 100 companies such as Johnson and Johnson and Raytheon.

Rebuilding America Twenty Dollars at a Time

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation is at an economic crossroads. Rebuilding the country’s infrastructure is being considered to jump start jobs and the economy. So, where does the average person fit in to this equation? Rebuilding of America announces an ambitious program that joins Americans together. Anyone with $20 can join in multi-million dollar Rebuilding of America projects.

Long Term Outlook Bright for Worldwide Telecommunications Industry Despite Current Economic Turmoil, says Insight Research Corp

BOONTON, N.J., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the unsteady state of the global financial markets, the worldwide telecommunications industry is expected to continue expanding over the next five years as continuing growth of wireless services in emerging markets offsets the spending slowdown in the advanced economies, says a new market analysis report from The INSIGHT Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, overall telecommunications services revenues are expected to grow at a compounded rate of nearly 10.3 percent over the next few years.

Momentum Transport Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based transport provider Momentum Transport reports third quarter earning results for fiscal year 2008. Sales for Momentum’s vehicle transport division reported increased revenue for third quarter 2008, up 26-percent from third quarter 2007. Momentum attributes this increase to a surge in net-savvy consumers shopping for vehicles online at the websites of auto sellers and dealerships around the country.

Midwest Wind Energy’s Projects Surpass $1 Billion Mark – Wind Developer Thrives Even During the Economic Downturn

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE), a leading developer of wind farms in the Central United States, announced today that it has completed development of its sixth wind power project, surpassing the $1 billion threshold in developed project assets. The six projects, which total 568 megawatts in nameplate capacity, are located in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Nebraska, and generate enough electricity to supply an estimated 160,000 average households.

North Plains Systems Expands Global Digital Asset Management Partnership Program

LONDON, U.K. and TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and video asset management (VAM) software solutions, today announced ambitious plans to expand its global channel of strategic partners over the coming months. Due to the increased demand of its TeleScope™ digital asset management platform, North Plains will significantly grow its European base of technology partners.

Napatech Received the National Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008’ Award for Venture Backed Innovation

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thursday evening in Copenhagen, Napatech received the prestigious national Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008’ award in the category ‘Venture Backed Innovation.’ The award was based on Napatech’s success in establishing itself as a leading vendor in the important US marketplace, and on the importance of Napatech’s 10GbE technology used in many segments for real-time data analysis.

Make This City Releases New Pop Album!

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Iowa based powerpop band, Make This City, is set to release their debut album on December 23, 2008. Over the past months, Make This City has been recording in Cedar Falls based studio, Catamount Recording. The result is their debut album, ‘Live Love and Lies.’ The album features nine catchy pop songs.

New Design Service Gives Budget-Minded Homeowners Professional Room Makeovers

CHICAGO, Ill, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home makeovers should not be limited to people with long purse strings. And, thanks to Refind Interiors, LLC, it’s not. The company has launched a new design service – the room makeover service – which gives budget-minded homeowners and renters an affordable option for redecorating their current living spaces.

Phoenix Construction Group Wins Two Contractor of the Year Awards

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Greater Boston’s premier residential and commercial design/build firms, has won two 2008 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards. In a ceremony held on November 5, the Watertown-based company received the COTY Gold Award for Best Commercial Project and the Silver Award for Best Residential Specialty Space.

LifeSpan Rowing Machine Wins Award in Best Fitness Equipment Review

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The LifeSpan rowing machine, made by PCE Health and Fitness received the Seal of Excellence award in a review of best fitness equipment for 2008-09. In its annual review of fitness equipment, ShapeYou.com awarded the top rated LifeSpan Rowing Machine a Seal of Excellence in the best fitness equipment gear category. The rowing machine was reviewed by a team of fitness experts.