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Page 141 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Nonprofit Executives Converge on Washington, DC to Address Workforce Crisis Facing the Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2008 Nonprofit Human Resources Conference to be held in Washington, DC on September 28 – 29, 2008, hosted by Nonprofit HR Solutions, is the first of a series of annual events designed to bring together nonprofit human resources practitioners, executives, thought leaders, and researchers from diverse organizations nationwide. Attendees will address the significant human resources challenge facing the nonprofit sector.

Pangea Day – Millions Join Together in First Global Laugh For World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Madan Kataria, creator of Laughter Yoga, has long dreamt of having simultaneous laughter sessions in different parts of the world. ‘I wished for major television channels like BBC and CNN to telecast all laughter celebrations and reach out to the people in every corner of the globe,’ says Kataria. ‘The dream I long cherished was fulfilled on May 10th when I received a surprise invitation for doing a global laughter session on Pangea Day in Los Angeles.’

Affinity Healthcare LLC Receives Accreditation for CT and Ultrasound

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC’s diagnostic imaging practice located at 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL was recently awarded accreditation for Computed Tomography (CT), as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Affinity Imaging has also been awarded accreditation by the ACR for Nuclear Medicine and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

HostBridge Technology Record Revenues Continue in Q1 2008

STILLWATER, Okla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, recorded 118% sales growth in Q1 2008 versus Q1 2007 and net income much higher than Q1 2007. The growth in Q1 2008 continues a string of increasingly strong quarters.

PreViser and Oral Health Innovations Ltd Form UK Partnership to Provide Oral Health Scoring and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment technology to the dental profession, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Oral Health Innovations (OHI) Ltd of Birmingham, England to market PreViser technology to dentists within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

New Tile Testing Laboratory

LYNN, Mass., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trusty-Step International, a manufacturer of slip-resistant floor chemicals, announces the opening of their new tile testing laboratory. The new laboratory will test all types of hard mineral surfaces, including tile, marble, granite, etcetera.

Title Data Settles Dispute with the Texas Attorney General

HOUSTON, Texas, May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Title Data, Inc. of Houston, Texas today announced the amicable resolution of an inquiry into its business model by the office of the Texas Attorney General. In December of 2005 the Texas Attorney General began an examination of Title Data to determine whether its method of operation of automated land title evidence plants constituted anticompetitive conduct.

Charlie Allen Restorations Named to Remodeling Magazine’s ‘Big 50’ List

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge, MA firm specializing in the meticulous restoration of period homes, has been named to Remodeling magazine’s annual Big50 List. The company was specifically recognized for ‘Fine Design,’ a category honoring remodelers with particularly high aesthetic standards.

DaveCo Awarded the Lockheed Martin Gold Supplier Trophy

GARLAND, Texas, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DaveCo Industries recently received their second supplier award from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. After initially being inducted into Preferred Supplier Program in 2003 at Silver status, Lockheed now recognizes DaveCo as a Gold status Preferred Supplier. Representatives from Lockheed visited DaveCo’s facilities in Garland, TX and presented the award to the entire company.

Lincoln Financial Advisors’ Pacific Regional Planning Group Names Planner of the Year

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.’s Pacific Regional Planning Group has named Robert G. Dillow, CFP(R), CFS, MBA, as the 2007 Planner of the Year. Bob was chosen out of a group of over 80 planners. He ranked in the top 1-percent of all planners in the region, and has been awarded the top honor within Lincoln of Chairman’s Council.

Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?

FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, ‘A what toilet…?!?’ You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn’t flush. ‘Things are changing,’ says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.

Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Join Forces

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year’s music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music professionals in a creative and innovative fashion.

This Year’s Better Business Bureau Education Foundation Awards Welcomes a Newcomer into its Elite Ranks

HOUSTON, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider – walked away from this year’s event with the 2008 Winner of Distinction, the award presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Interim HealthCare Announces Conversion of Branches to Franchises in California

SUNRISE, Fla., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest combined provider of home care and healthcare staffing services, announced the completion of conversions of the San Diego/Escondido, Fresno, Sacramento and Modesto/Stockton branches into franchise operations.

Authentic Italian Restaurant, Bellini Italian Bistro, has now Opened at 510 Ocean Drive, South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gourmet Cuisine enthusiasts may now enjoy some of the finest Italian food and delicacies in Miami. At Bellini you will find delicious and simple Italian food that hopefully tastes as good as you remember from your last trip to Italy. The restaurant owner, Diego Ucciferri’s philosophy is as easy as it is straightforward – ‘use the best local ingredients as simply as possible and serve them with flourish and pleasure.’

Prevent Identity Theft – Biometric Signature ID and QBOS Partner to Strengthen Online Identity Authentication

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) and Quick Business Operating Systems (QBOS) today announced a strategic alliance that will enable BSI’s dynamic biometric authentication and verification solutions to seamlessly operate within QBOS’s Business Process Automation Suite of products.

EnQii Signs Partnership with LocaModa

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnQii, a global leader in the digital out-of-home market, is taking aim at the future of digital signage networks by partnering with LocaModa, a mobile social platform provider. By joining forces with LocaModa, EnQii is optimizing the ‘new media triad’ of digital signage, mobile devices and the web while becoming part of the largest growing network of connected places.

SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert – Tom Georgis Appointed as Vice President of Development

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage developed by United Technologies Corporation subsidiary, HS Rocketdyne.

Farecrawler.com Recognized with BB+ Rating of Better Business Bureau

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Farecrawler.com and its sole fulfillment travel agency provider All Continents travel inc in Los Angeles have been awarded a BB rating with the Better Business Bureau(R). The rating BB is described by the Bureau as a high rating.

Senator George J. Mitchell to Receive 2008 Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eisenhower Fellowships has announced that it will present the 2008 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Eisenhower Chairman General Colin L. Powell USA (Retired) will present the award to Senator Mitchell at its annual board of trustees’ dinner in Philadelphia on May 15, 2008.

Kazio Networks Launches New Business to Increase Industrial Ethernet Network Productivity and ROI

LEESPORT, Pa., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial Ethernet is a rapidly growing network infrastructure, and Kazio Networks recently launched a new business to fill the market’s niche by providing Industrial Ethernet expertise.

X Cafe Wins SBANE Annual Award for Innovation in Business

PRINCETON, Mass., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — X Cafe LLC, a manufacturer of coffee extracts, has received the 2008 Award for Innovation in Business by the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). The company was recently honored at a dinner on May 7 in Waltham with the prestigious New England Award.

Renowned Exchange 2007 Expert Joins ENow

ORANGE, Calif., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENow Inc, innovative leaders in deploying Microsoft Exchange 2007 solutions, today announced that renowned Exchange 2007 expert Andy Grogan has joined the company. Andy Grogan has been deploying messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange since the products beta.

Affinity Healthcare, LLC Adds New Physicians

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare, LLC is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new physicians to its Internal Medicine clinical staff. Nancy V. Koch, MD. and Robert J. Kapicka, MD, FACP. Affinity Healthcare treats approximately 100,000 patients at offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, IL.

Telovations Opens New Office and Offers Service to Jacksonville, Fla., Businesses

TAMPA, Fla., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a leading provider of hosted voice services to small and medium businesses and branch locations of large enterprises, today announced it has expanded its all-IP Real-Time Network(SM) to the Jacksonville, Fla., metropolitan area. The company has opened a branch office to provide the highest-quality support and service on a local level.

Random Negotiating Won’t Pay Dividends – ITS Provides Proven Rules for Job Hunters

DENVER, Colo., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Once a job offer is made, a lot of people think they have no basis for negotiating,’ said Bob Gerberg at the Denver headquarters of ITS, ‘but they would be surprised, with the right approach, that they can often secure compensation packages beyond what they thought was is possible. A key point to remember is that negotiating more at the start of a job can turn into a substantial amount of increased earnings.’

Relios Jewelry Expanding Marketing and Sales Services to Retail Partners

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Relios Jewelry, America’s major manufacturer of designer sterling silver and natural stone jewelry is planning to expand into over 900 locations this year. The company plans to meet this goal by significantly increasing both marketing and sales services to their retail partners. This level of customer service allows retailers to differentiate themselves.

Van Millwork Announces New Employees

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, located in Needham, Massachusetts, announced the addition of six professionals to their team: Jennifer Driscoll, Marketing Director, John Coulombe, Territory Manager for Essex County, Southern NH and Southern ME, William McIntosh, Territory Manager for CT, Debra Skelley, Business Development Manager, Judy Walzer, Showroom Manager, and Karen McDonald, Executive Assistant.

Random Interviewing Teaches Little says ITS

DENVER, Colo., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When you’re invited for a job interview, it pays to be prepared, and part of being prepared is knowing ahead of time how you’re going to do certain things that will give you a competitive advantage,’ contends Bob Gerberg of ITS, at the firm’s Denver headquarters.

Random Job Hunting Doesn’t Work and ITS Gives 15 Surefire Rules for Professional and Executive Job Hunters

DENVER, Colo., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The first rule is to compete in all 8 segments of today’s job market,’ advises Bob Gerberg of ITS, at the firm’s Denver headquarters. ‘ITS is best known for providing all the openings, leads and contacts a job seeker will need,’ he added, ‘but in our advanced strategies section we instruct job seekers in all 15 Rules for Success.’

LifeSpan Fitness Promotes Exercise to Help Fight Heart Disease Among Women

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCE Health and Fitness, maker of LifeSpan fitness equipment, is teaming up with The Heart Truth to encourage women to exercise and live in good health to lower their risk of heart disease. To support The Heart Truth, PCE is launching ‘Get Fit & Give Back.’ During May, purchase a LifeSpan treadmill, elliptical, exercise bike or vibration trainer and PCE will donate up to $100 to the American Heart Association.

Prevail Consulting Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at the 2008 IASA Conference

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring their new Prevail Reinsurance System at the 2008 Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) annual conference in Seattle from June 1-June 4.

Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes; Nearly 200 Agents Added in 12 Month, More Sought

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the firm now has 456 agents, up from 264 last year, 167 in 2006, and 91 in 2005. Started in 2003, LTCFP is now profitable and paid its second annual dividend last month.

First in the Northeast, Paul Morse of Morse Constructions, Inc. Achieves the NARI Green Certified Professional (GCP) Designation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Morse, GCP, CR, CAPS is the first builder/remodeler in the northeast, and the third in the nation, to receive the National Association of Remodeling Industries (NARI) Green Certified Professional designation. Morse receives this certification after one and a half years of study with NARI, facilitating their Green Remodeling study group, and practicing sustainable building for over 3 decades.

SATSair’s Air Cab Service Posts Significant Growth in 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SATSair, a provider of on-demand air cab services, is pleased to announce that the 2007 fiscal year which finished strong and marked significant growth and achievement for the company, continues in the 1Q 2008.

Have a Very Brady Saturday! and Raise Money for a Great Cause!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at ‘Field of Dreams’ at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. ‘The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,’ said John Waterman, manager of the store.

Napatech Announces Support of PCIe Architecture with Their New NT Series of 1Gb and 10Gb High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP Las Vegas — Napatech today announces the support of PCIe Architecture to the already successful line of 1G and 10G FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. This in combination with their TUSCON software release provides a uniform common API to all adapters both PCIx and PCIe enabling easy programming of the adapters. The interface is highly optimized for high performance.

Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation’s best, awarding the firm its ‘K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.’

Napatech Announces New Feature Set for Their NT Series 1Gb and 10Gb High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP Las Vegas — Napatech today announces the latest software release called TUSCON for its NT series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. The TUSCON software release included the following new additional features.

HNP Solutions International Unveils a Unique Approach to Outsourcing Application Development

BALTIMORE, Md., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HNP Solutions International (HNPSI), an Agile Software Development firm providing complex commercial and business applications, today announced a new and unique approach to outsourced IT services that provides organizations with complete technical and business transparency. Based on an environment of open communication and using a suite of web-based applications, clients are integrated into the delivery process from day one.