Business News - Page 144

Page 144 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Dougherty’s Restaurant and Pub Earns a Second Consecutive CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second consecutive year, Dougherty’s Restaurant and Pub has earned the prestigious CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award. With a 4.5-star rating in the Nightlife category in 2010, the restaurant garnered a 4.5-star rating in the Restaurants category for 2011.

e2b software Launches Custom Cloud Computing Software Development

CHARDON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b software, a business software developer, announced today that the company now offers customized business software development services deployed via cloud computing technologies such as Microsoft Silverlight and Microsoft Azure.

Bellevue and Seattle Communities Raise Money to Help Washington Women In Need

BELLEVUE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. Representing a 10 percent increase over funds raised at the 2010 luncheons, all of the money raised will directly go to establishing grants for women who need assistance in education, health care and counseling.

PowerGuard adds Gayle Nakahodo as VP of Operations

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – announced today that Gayle Nakahodo has joined the company as vice president of operations.

Cairns Toys Announces Website Launch, Demonstrating Strength of Independent Toy Stores

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides Internet shoppers with an alternative to the ‘shrink-wrapped’ playtime experience. The virtual toy store now provides toy and gift shoppers across the country with a new and convenient way to purchase their unique and hard-to-find toys and games.

Sprouts Farmers Market and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Platinum Award-Winning CO2 Refrigeration System

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts’ first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Westlake Village store is only the third grocery store in the nation to receive the EPA’s highest GreenChill Award.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Fill Shortage of Skilled Workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.

Back-to-Back Hospice du Rhone Syrah Shoot-Out Wins for Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bennett Valley AVA — For the second year in a row Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan have earned the right to take home the highly coveted barrel trophy and ‘Coat du Rhone’ blazer in the 2011 Syrah Shoot-Out at the Hospice du Rhone celebration held in Paso Robles, California.

Strengthening the Electric Transmission Grid Would Be a Boon to the Economy, WIRES Study Finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 – $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 – 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years and between 20,000 and 50,000 new jobs each year in Canada.

SecuGen Shipping Water Resistant SDA-Series OEM Fingerprint Modules for IP-65 Devices

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SDA03M-WR, SDA04M-WR and SDA04-WR, water resistant OEM fingerprint modules intended for integration into IP-65 rated access control units and other devices made for outdoor use. The sensor components of these fingerprint modules are sealed around the edges of the platen to prevent water seepage into the sensor itself.

Maine’s Todd Grove Honored as Nation’s Top Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist

PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a recent conference Todd Grove of Portland, Maine, was singled out as the nation’s ‘top producer’ in 2010 by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). Grove won the same honor in several previous years, distinguishing himself among colleagues nationwide.

Limitless Computing to Debut CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 at AIA National Convention

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limitless Computing Inc., the company that provides faster rendering with cloud computing for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, today announced that it will debut its new CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 and Limitless Rendering for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009-2012 in booth 3509 at the AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Convention and Design Exposition.

Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests (‘LAMN Jams’) launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

Recycle Fashionably Expands Sweat Mate Reach for Men, Women and the Planet

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recycle Fashionably announced this week that Bikram Yoga Calgary is its 50th retailer to carry the environmentally friendly, and oh so fashionable Sweat Mate – a reusable, waterproof bag.

20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from David Bowie

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s ‘Design on a Dime’ fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie’s art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20×200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.

Whiteflash Takes Perfection to the Extreme with Super Rare Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already internationally known for perfection in diamond cutting for their A CUT ABOVE Super Ideal Diamonds, Whiteflash has just added several perfect D Color, Internally Flawless (D IF) diamonds to their elite category.

OpenCuro will debut at FinovateSpring 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenCuro, a San Francisco-based online payment start-up, today announced that it will debut its new payment system at FinovateSpring 2011 on May 11th in San Francisco. Finovate is the conference that showcases groundbreaking innovations in financial and banking technology from both established industry leaders and up and coming start-ups like OpenCuro.

New Upgraded EASEUS Todo Backup 2.5 with More Advanced Backup and Recovery Features

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management and data backup and disaster recovery solutions for Windows-based environments, today announces the availability of EASEUS Todo Backup 2.5. Seeing the addition of a number of important new features, EASEUS Todo Backup 2.5 is a more convenient backup and recovery solution to protect your PCs and Servers from data loss disasters.

Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp. Announces the Multi-Tier Micro Plate System

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designed for analytical research and clinical diagnostic testing, Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp. announces the 96-Well Multi-Tier™ Micro Plate System. Its unique, patented design allows for more flexibility and ease of use.

‘Helping Hand’ Campaign Provides Another Texas Non-Profit Organization with a Mueller Metal Building

BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hands.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2011.

Orsini Healthcare Launches Redesigned Website

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orsini Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of their completely redesigned corporate website, orsinihealthcare.com. The redeveloped site offers a fresh new look with significant improvements in navigation and comprehensive descriptions about Orsini Healthcare’s multiple service offerings.

Mortgage Doc Prep Provider IDS Appoints Mark Mackey Vice President

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, a mortgage document preparation vendor, has promoted National Sales Director Mark Mackey to vice president. As company vice president, Mackey will guide operational aspects of IDS’s businesses, leading the company in day-to-day operations and reporting directly to IDS president Curt Doman.

EPIC Honored as ‘Best Place to Work’ for 4th Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized again as a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’ by both the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose / Silicon Valley Business Journal. EPIC has been similarly honored through a survey of their Bay Area team members each year since the company was founded in 2007.

The New Graduate Job Network Uncovers How Creating a Personal Marketing Plan Can Help Recent Grads Get Ahead

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Similar to any company who is about to market a new product, a personal marketing plan can cut job hunting time in half and save you money. According to the experts at The New Graduate Job Network, a personal marketing firm specializing in helping recent graduates find jobs, entering a job search with a good game plan can often mean the difference between landing your next great job and remaining unemployed after graduation.

Insurance Leader Launches ‘Worksite Academy’ to Support Employers with Long-Term Care Education

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the formation of a new division called Worksite Academy to help solve a critical problem for employers: maintaining productivity with an aging workforce.

EPIC adds Edward J. Reidy as Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Edward J. Reidy as principal. Reidy brings 30 years of Fortune 50, Big Five professional services, early stage technology / organic food enterprise and risk management and insurance experience to the EPIC team.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Small Business Start-Up

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.

Arizona and Colorado Home Foreclosures Rise 10 Percent in April

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com recently reported that in April, the top five states with more foreclosure opportunities were California, Florida, Colorado, Arizona, and Georgia. From March to April, only Florida saw a decrease at -12.07 percent in foreclosures. California foreclosures increased 4.95 percent, Colorado was up 13.98 percent, Arizona was up 11.96 percent, and Georgia was up 7.22 percent.

Southeast Computer Solutions Expands ERP Software Product Offering with Payables Retention Management for Argentinean Companies

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions has written an add-on program, Payables Retention Management (PRM), for Sage ERP MAS 500 Spanish Edition to manage local tax requirements in Argentina.

Priceweaver Relocates Headquarters to Larger Facility

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Priceweaver, Inc., a secondary marketing-focused product and pricing provider, announced that it has moved its office to a larger facility. The relocation allows the company to grow and satisfy an increasing demand for its solution.

Metal Pallets Improve the Supply Chain

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Columbus, Ohio based Compliance Packaging International Ltd. (CPI) announced today that it now offers reusable metal pallets in warehouses where wood and plastic pallets are no longer suitable. Increasingly, companies are using steel pallets to earn a strong return on investment (improve the cost per trip) and promote sustainable corporate initiatives.

A&I Photographic Names Khodr Cherri to Head Fine Art Department

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Photographic and Digital has appointed Khodr Cherri as Director of its Fine Art Department. The move comes as the 30-year old company expands its services to cutting-edge forms of high end digital imaging while continuing its dedication to traditional photographic arts.

Personal Marketing Firm ERI Explains 5 Ways Executives Can Create Their Next New Job

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After gaining years of experience in your current field, you are ready for your next challenge. ERI Personal Marketing, a firm specializing in assisting executives and professionals in their career search, knows that if you are like many executives in today’s job market, your next position may very likely be one created specifically for you.

Foreclosures in Florida Drops 12 Percent in April – Slowdown Resulted from Robo-sign Problems

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDataOnline reports that the state of Florida saw a decline in the number of foreclosures from 9,353 in March to 8,224 in April of this year; a 12 percent drop. Of the ten top Florida cities of foreclosures, only Jacksonville had an increase; 1.3841 percent from March to April.

Statewide Insurance Continues Expansion, adds Oregon to States in which Broker Provides Contractors Insurance

PASADENA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statewide Insurance Brokers, a leading provider of contractors insurance for general liability, workers compensation, commercial vehicle coverage and bonds, has added Oregon to the states the company is licensed to operate in.

KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Landmark Approach to Reporting Talent and Development Metrics

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, ‘Talent Development Reporting Principles: Proving Value with Consistent, Clear and Uniform Reports,’ available for immediate complimentary download.

As California Foreclosures Rise, Foreclosure Investment Flourishes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure news industry, revealed that while California foreclosures are up significantly since the beginning of the year, foreclosures in California are taking up to a year to reach the market.

Relationship Website Helps Put Spark Back Into Marriage

YORK SPRINGS, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new website, Relation-ships.org, helps people to reboot their marriage. It provides useful lessons, tips, advice and most importantly – solutions. ‘Marriage takes work and marriage counseling can be costly and not always effective,’ says Jim Angell, owner.

More Expensive Houses Entering Foreclosures

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings reports foreclosure home statistics and the average price of a foreclosure home in states and cities that had higher home prices entering foreclosures in the first quarter of 2011.

Sports Group Endorses Grass-roots American Values Organizations

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States, will team up with market commentator Peter Grandich and his Trinity Financial Sports & Entertainment Management Co. to promote The Comeback America Initiative (CAI) and No Labels – organizations, both of which Walker is a founder, aimed at helping bring America back to the common sense principles upon which our country was founded.