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JD Woods Joins CMI Team as Account Manager

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is pleased to announce the addition of JD Woods to its client services team. Woods will be responsible for managing key accounts in the insurance and telecom industries, supporting account executives for new business development, and assisting project management staff.

Stamina Products Teams with Kathy Smith for Kettlebell Solution

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stamina Products, Inc. today introduced the Kathy Smith Kettlebell Solution, a complete kettlebell workout system designed for women. ‘Everything about the product is ideal for women,’ said Kathy Smith. ‘The kettlebells are softer and lighter weight, and the workout effectively burns fat and builds muscle. This is what every woman wants and needs to stay lean, strong and healthy.’

Pathbuilders Launches New Mentoring Program for the U.S. Army’s TRADOC SLD Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Senior Leader Development Program (SLD) selected Pathbuilders, Inc. to develop and deliver a structured and formal mentoring program for its civilian leaders. In addition to one-on-one mentoring, the program includes content-driven discussion guides and interactive webinars and seminars targeted at developing this next generation of Army civilian leadership.

Smart Imagination Releases its First Publication in the Tattoo Stories Book Series

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Imagination, a creative house and publisher with a focal point of serving humanitarian efforts, today announces its debut book in the Tattoo Stories series benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation. The art of tattoos has intrigued many people in various cultures around the world. ‘Tattoo Stories’ (ISBN: 978-0-9842417-0-5) not only addresses taboos plaguing the art form, but draws readers in for an intimate look at journeys, experiences and cultures.

Professional Auditing Services of America Recovers $1,000,000’s of dollars for Organizations with a New 2010 Stimulus Package Discount

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) announced today that, in light of the current economic condition, they will be offering not only a Nation Wide Special 2010 Recovery Stimulus Package Discount on all recovery audits but also another special discount to all AICPA affiliated members through the end of the year.

Five x Five Selected as Top 10 Innovative Georgia Technology Company

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has selected Five x Five, a marketing analytics company offering cutting edge marketing optimization technology, as one of the Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia. The TAG Top 10 are selected from the Top 40 list and chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally.

Rap Group Encourages Tri-State Residents Feeling Economic Pinch

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Underground Music Award winning indie band MONEY FIRST announces the release of ‘Lamborghini Lifestyle’ as an online promotional single this weekend to encourage tri-state hip-hop fans and families feeling the current economic pinch. Formed by high school friends Boom Blake, iLL Kayn, Tranzatick, and JP in Trenton, New Jersey, MONEY FIRST won ‘Best Rap Group’ at the 2009 Underground Music Awards.

Slip N’ Toss Innovative Disposable Footwear Launched at NBC/Universal Studios Oscar Weekend Bash

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder and inventor Yadi Moth launched her new product, Slip N’ Toss – disposable biodegradable sandals made for barefeet protection – at a star-studded bash held at NBC / Universal Studios over the Oscar(R) weekend, creating a new kind of Oscar fashion. Convenient, disposable, 100 percent biodegradable, Slip N’ Toss is designed for all shoe emergencies. This healthy footwear innovation can be a preventative measure for walking barefoot.

Lion Technology Helps Calif. EHS Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present their two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshop series during the month of May. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on May 3-4; Ontario on May 6-7; San Jose on May 10-11; and Sacramento on May 13-14, 2010.

Metrology: Inspection at the Speed of Light

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industry leaders frustrated with high cost of inspection: push for speed in the quality department without sacrificing accuracy or adding complexity. These days, equipment is only as good as the software that runs it. According to Erik Adams, of George Products Company, ‘Customers don’t want a collection of parts; they want a turn-key solution to their inspection problems that includes powerful software to drive the system.’

San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Amir M. Karam Named 2010 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Ranch and Coast Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Amir M. Karam has received the 2010 Readers Choice Award and named the 2010 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Ranch and Coast Magazine. The annual honor is awarded by readership voters of Ranch and Coast Magazine and featured in the ‘2010 Best of in Health and Beauty Section’ of the March edition. The publication highlights practices that exemplify excellence in their specialty and have a high level of patient satisfaction.

More than 4 Million Families Face Foreclosure

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Data published by ForeclosureListings comparing February 2010 to January 2010 shows that Texas has witnessed the highest increase in foreclosures with a rise of 35.3 percent, followed by Michigan at 17.54 percent, California at 11.93 percent, and Florida at 4.71 percent increases. Georgia actually showed a decrease of 5.55 percent and Arkansas showed the largest drop in foreclosures down 28.6 percent.

REMIS AMERICA Invests in Production, Creates Jobs

ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — REMIS AMERICA, a leader in energy efficient products for grocery retailers, is proud to announce that it has opened a new production line at its Elkhart, Indiana headquarters. This new 35,000 square foot facility represents a multi-million dollar investment and has created over 25 new jobs since the company’s inception in February of 2009. Additionally, the company’s business model forecasts an impressive 30+ new hires by year’s end 2011.

Pacific West Management, Inc. Joins U.S. Residential Group, Inc. to Serve Multi-Family Industry Nationwide

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pacific West Management, Inc. is pleased to announce its affiliation with U.S. Residential Group, Inc., a Dallas-based company established to provide multi-family real estate services on a nationwide scale. U.S. Residential Group is a full-service, fee-based management company for conventional and affordable multi-housing communities.

KnowledgeAdvisors Named Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award as named by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

IDS Hires Ali Knudsen as Marketing Communications Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing documents, initial disclosures and reverse documents, announced that Ali Knudsen has joined the company to lead its marketing communication efforts. As marketing communications manager, Knudsen is responsible for internal and external communications, tradeshow marketing, public relations and media relations.

Telecommunications Capital Expenditures Spending to Hit $224 Billion by 2015, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital expenditures (CAPEX) by telecommunications service providers globally is expected to increase at a compounded rate of 2.4 percent, from $199.6 billion in 2010 to $224.5 billion in 2015, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new market study, CAPEX in the various global regions will be very uneven with major sectors slowing or declining. However, the global spending picture is expected to remain positive.

B.E. Publishing Launches 100 Percent Web-Based Keyboarding Software for Schools

WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers’ keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing’s EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it’s strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.

Mortgage Lenders’ Top Concerns for Doc Prep Solutions Include Compliance Review, Document Delivery, IDS Hears from Lenders One Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Based on feedback received at the Lenders One Mortgage Cooperative Winter Member Conference in Orlando earlier this month, mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services (IDS) learned that when it comes to doc prep functionality, compliance review capabilities and document delivery mechanisms are at the top of lenders’ wish lists.

Facebook-Style Networking Platform Bridges the Gap for Foundations and Philanthropists

NASSAU, Bahamas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was the Clinton Global Initiative in New York that inspired Jane Siebels, founder iGivingWorld, to create an invitation-only, secure social media Web site to connect philanthropists and foundations around the globe. While there were so many people who attended the Global initiative, there were still so many more people to connect.

Georgia Chamber President to Speak to Georgia Brokers on Keys to Economic Growth

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, George M. Israel III, will speak on March 30 to the state’s largest association of business brokers, GABB, on ways Georgia can recover economically by remaining a place where businesses can thrive. The Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) is the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Naples Hotel Group to Offer Hotel Management, Turnaround, and Development

NAPLES, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Naples Hotel Development and Management Co. announces the formation of Naples Hotel Group (NHG), a fully integrated Hotel Management, Turnaround, and Development company with offices in Naples, Houston and Vero Beach. The new company will provide years of experience, expertise, and proven abilities to hotel owners and operators throughout the United States.

Authernative Granted US and Japanese Patents for User Authentication

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that it recently has been granted three patents, two from the United States Patent Office and one from the Japanese Patent Office for its user authentication methods.

U.S. Residential Group, Inc. Formed to Serve Multi-Family Industry Nationwide

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Residential Group, Inc., a company based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has been formed to provide management and real estate services to the multi-family housing industry nationwide. USRG is a full-service, fee-based management company for conventional and affordable multi-housing communities.

Largest Class to Date Graduates from Pathbuilders’ Percepta Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders’ 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.

Epeius Biotechnologies Receives Notice of Patent Allowance for Tumor-Targeted Cancer Vaccines

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for a crucial patent covering its leading tumor-targeted vaccine technology for cancer immunotherapy. The issuance of this valuable patent protection for tumor targeted immunotherapy follows on the heels of two international patents covering targeted gene medicine in the U.S. and Europe and places Epeius at the forefront of these emerging fields of clinical medicine.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Seeks 320 New Agents in 2010, Following Strong 2009 Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an economy that seems stuck on stagnate, business is booming, thank you, for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In fact, 2009’s growth was so strong and the future so promising, the firm seeks to expand its army of agents by 300 this year, an increase of about 60 percent over last year.

Backbone Announces Next Generation Steganography Detection System

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce availability of the next generation of their network security appliance for detecting steganography in real-time. The Steganography Analyzer Real-time Scanner, StegAlyzerRTS, developed in Backbone’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is the only commercially available real-time steganography detection system in the world. The latest generation of StegAlyzerRTS is capable of operating on networks with throughput of 100Mbps.

CoreObjects Receives Project Management Institute’s ‘Excellence Award’ for Diabetes Contribution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CoreObjects is proud to announce the achievement of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) ‘Excellence Award’ for their role in helping launch a product that enhances the quality of life for patients suffering from diabetes. CoreObjects and their customer Piramal Healthcare shared PMI’s ‘Project Management Excellence Award’ for their management of the concept and development of the HbA1c Blood Sugar Analysis device, designed for diabetes patients.

Authernative, Inc. Selected as Subcontractor to Stanley on GSA Alliant Contract Vehicle

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading provider of user authentication and identity management solutions, today announced that it has been selected as a subcontractor on the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract that was awarded to Stanley, Inc. in 2009. Authernative provides innovative user authentication and identity management solutions helping overcome the authentication security, usability, and TCO challenges.

Financial Foundation Group and Special Olympics Hoop it up at Tournament

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Foundation Group (FFG) started their year with some familiar athletes as they volunteered in this year’s Special Olympics Basketball Competition. This is the third athletic competition FFG – San Antonio has been a part of within the last two quarters. Nearly 200 local athletes competed in this year’s basketball competition that was held February 19th and 20th at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center located on the Fort Sam Houston Army Base.

Taycor Financial Announces New Lease Program with TOMI Environmental Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide leasing program for TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc., a global green leader in infectious disease control and surface and air remediation equipment. Founded in 1997, with offices in Los Angeles, Calif. and Boston, Mass., Taycor Financial is a fiscally sound and economically responsible partner for all forms of equipment financing solutions.

Interim HealthCare Opens New Franchise Office in Detroit, Michigan

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the economy has forced many businesses to cut back, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s leading health care franchise company, is expanding. Interim HealthCare announced the opening of a new franchise to serve the home care needs in the Detroit, Michigan area. ‘As the population continues to age, the need for home care services becomes even greater,’ said new owner Mojeeb Shahbain.

Art Lennig to Lead Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Lennig, a regional director of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation, has been elected president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) for 2010. GABB is the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Fintage House Appoints Maria Forte Music Services to Work with Fintage Music in UK

LEIDEN, Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Niels Teves, Co-CEO of Netherlands-based asset administration company Fintage House, has announced the appointment of Marte Forte Music Services Ltd to work alongside the company’s Fintage Music division in the UK. Maria Forte has worked in the music industry for three decades, beginning at Virgin Music (Publishers) in the late 1970s and from there held various high calibre roles within a variety of organizations.

Rockfleet Announces Opening of New York City Office – Headquarters for Capital Markets Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockfleet Financial Services, Inc. today announced the opening of its Manhattan office. The company will provide investment banking, advisory, securities origination, brokerage, dealer and related services across the United States. Rockfleet also announced several new hires, to be based in Manhattan.

Reports Indicate Fluramene to Provide Earlier and Easier Detection of Ocular Surface Disorders

EUGENE, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noble Vision Group, LLC, a research and development organization today announced reports of favorable results for the topical dye formulation, Fluramene(TM), among leading eye care professionals. Fluramene, the proprietary Fluorescein Sodium and Lissamine Green dye combination is a sterile solution packaged in a 15mL bottle with a control tip dropper. The benefits of both dyes have been studied comprehensively and are well reported as diagnostic tools used independent of each other.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

Korean Air gives Outstanding Sales Agency Award to CheapOair

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency proudly accepts their award for ‘2009 Outstanding Sales Agency for Korean Air.’ Since its inception, CheapOair has evolved into one of the most recognized online travel brands for their commitment to excellence in customer service, domestic and international cheap flights and affordable travel deals for the most discerning, budget conscious traveler. CheapOair is proud to offer their customers Korean Air flights.

Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Sundine Named 2010 Physician of Excellence by The Orange County Medical Association

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) has named Dr. Michael Sundine a 2010 Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery. The annual honor is awarded by the OCMA and published by Orange Coast Magazine to recognize physicians who exemplify excellence in their specialty, demonstrate outstanding leadership, teaching and mentoring qualities as well as participate in research and humanitarian services. Dr. Sundine has been named a Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery for five consecutive years.