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Alabama Graphics Earns an ‘Excellence In Construction’ Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.

Pathbuilders President Helene Lollis Selected as Subject Matter Expert for The Wall Street Journal’s Women In The Economy Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve as a subject matter expert for the Mid-Career Stage Working Group for The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Task Force on Women in the Economy.

Noted Attorney Linda Rost Joins VLP

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Linda Rost as a partner. Dr. Rost joins VLP from the Silicon Valley office of Ropes & Gray where she represented clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.

Julia Dean Photo Workshops Opens New Hollywood Center

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast’s largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood’s Media District on March 26, 2011.

Protium Technologies Shipping Advanced SIGINT Tuner

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several years of intensive technical development, Protium Technologies, Inc. is shipping the P6010 tuner, an advanced yet inexpensive component from the company’s growing SIGINT receiver product line. The SDR/FPGA-based modular design covers the 20-6,000 MHz frequency range in a small brick package specifically designed for cost-sensitive tactical applications.

Changing Market Indicated It Could Be the Best Time to Buy a Foreclosure

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure information industry, reports that rising mortgage costs and declining foreclosures in many areas signals that now could be the best chance homebuyers have to save money on discount foreclosure homes.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems Corrects Information Released to the Press on March 9

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CORRECTION: On March 9, Trans Marine Propulsion Systems (TMPS) issued a press release that included errors, corrected here. The release stated that TMPS had secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line, and that TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii, and to British Columbia, Canada.

KnowledgeAdvisors Publishes a Brand New Book for Human Capital Libraries Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced the publication of a brand new book titled ‘Human Capital Analytics: Measuring and Improving Talent Development – 2nd Edition’ (ISBN-13: 978-1595716446) by its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kent Barnett and Jeffrey Berk respectively.

U.S. Businesses Will Spend $237 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services Over Five Years, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While U.S. business spending on wireline telecommunications services are expected to grow in low single-digit percentages over the next five years, spending on managed services is expected to grow at a compounded rate of 12 percent over the period, says a new market study from Insight Research.

DeRosa Mangold Consulting Wins Sage 2010 President’s Circle Award

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeRosa Mangold Consulting, a full-service Value Added Reseller of accounting software and a Sage Platinum Partner, was recently recognized with the Sage President’s Circle Award for superior performance in fiscal year 2010, which ended September 30.

DMD Marks 20th Anniversary As Mortgage Lending Automation Solutions Provider Surpassing $2 Trillion Funded through DataTrac

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, paperless lending, and loan process workflow tools, is observing its 20th anniversary in 2011. Founded in August 1991 as a technology services firm for mortgage lenders, DMD first offered its flagship loan origination platform DataTrac in 1996.

Valley Power Systems Inc. Appoints Trans Marine Propulsion Systems as a Sales and Service Center for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel Line

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line. TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii.

DocMagic Names Laurie Spira Chief Compliance Officer

CARSON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of compliant loan document solutions, announced that Laurie Spira has joined the company as chief compliance officer.

Ballantine Announces New Integrated Direct Marketing Service to Boost ROI

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week Ballantine announced the launch of its new iDirect service, an integrated direct marketing program that combines direct mail, e-mail marketing, personalized URLs and the Intelligent Mail Barcode.

M-3 Information, a Leader in Expert Behavioral Health Solutions, Launches M3Clinician.com

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M3Clinician, the evidenced-based behavioral health portal, allows patients to take the screen using the Apple iPad; provides the clinician immediate clinical decision support at the point of care.

Nine Days that Changed the World Receives Dual Honors at 32nd Annual Telly Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has received dual honors at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards, winning a Silver Award in the category of Religion and Spirituality, and a Bronze Award in the category of History and Biography. A Silver Award is the Telly’s highest honor.

Laserflex Announces New Precision Tube Laser Cutting System

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It practically works at the speed of light. Laserflex announced this week the release of its all new Adige LT8 tube laser cutting system – it’s fast, accurate and efficient and will add quality to the process and end-product.

CMI Adds Four New Individuals to its Project Management Team

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added four new professionals to its project management team, including: Yvonne Goldberg, senior project manager, who joins CMI with more than 15 years of marketing research experience.

Pathbuilders Welcomes Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard to ‘Women of Influence’ Panel

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to introduce its distinguished panelists for the Continua® ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders’ program on Friday, March 11. The panel will include Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard; Kris Wooton, SVP, Finance at CNN Worldwide; and Sharon James Jordon, SVP, Operations & Systems at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services, Inc.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Girl Scouts of the USA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of Women’s History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette ‘Daisy’ Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.

Attorneys for Michael Baisden, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey Pittman, Announce Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey ‘Nick’ Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.

CheapOair Introduces Travel Trend Data

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair launched two additions to its site, the Top 50 Destinations and the Top 25 City Pairs pages. The lists tally travel trend data on the Top 50 Destinations and Top 25 Travel Routes most searched by customers on CheapOair.com as well as the lowest fares to those cities. Each Tuesday morning the lists are updated so it’s easy to stay in touch with current hot spots – both domestically and internationally.

Trustmark National Bank Selects CONIX Systems’ Dupe Detective

MANCHESTER, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX), a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, has signed Trustmark National Bank (Trustmark) for Dupe Detective™, the payments industry’s leading Day 1, multi-channel duplicate payment product. Dupe Detective enables institutions and processors to resolve duplicate payments prior to posting.

Powers of Arkansas Wins Business of the Year Award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, a Building, HVAC and Controls company based in North Little Rock, AR won the Business of the Year award for 2010 presented by Arkansas Business in Category III (76-300 employees). Other nominees in this category were Apex Communications, Garver, LLC, Rockfish Interactive and TME, Inc.

Gogo’s Crazy Bones given a Brandjolt to Energize their U.S. Re-Launch

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re wondering who is behind the dynamic U.S. re-launch of Gogo’s Crazy Bones – the #1 promotional toy of 2009 and 2010 in Europe, South America, Mexico, and key Asian markets – look no further than Brandjolt, LLC. Chosen by the brand’s worldwide promotional licensor and exclusive producer, PPI Worldwide, Brandjolt is a promotions and advertising agency.

Local Businesses Hire 90 Percent of Graduates from Workforce Investment Act Funded Machining Course – Return on Investment Tops $7 Million

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.

Oasis Solutions Group Hires Two Veteran Business Professionals to Support Clients Using Sage ERP MAS 90/200 and to Attract New Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oasis Solutions Group, a business management software consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky, announced it has hired Steve Skrabak and Cindy Bryant as a Senior Support Analyst and Business Development Consultant, respectively.

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Helps Employers Preserve Jobs and Save Money

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.

Telovations’ Kevin Donald Named CFO of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in the Small Private Business Category

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tampa Bay Business Journal named Kevin Donald of Telovations CFO of the Year in the Small Private Business Category at a sold out awards luncheon honoring Bay Area CFOs on February 24, 2011. Donald was among 29 CFOs recognized at the luncheon.

Some States Provide Best Value for Foreclosure Properties

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com calls attention to future homeowners to some states with the best price values of foreclosure properties. Foreclosure Warehouse statistics show that the top states that had the lowest prices in the beginning of the 2011 compared to the same time in 2010 reveal advantageous situations for those who are looking for a new property.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ REXIN-G, a Tumor-Targeted Genetic Medicine for Metastatic Cancer, Gains Phase 3 Product Designation from the U.S. FDA

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that the U.S. FDA has granted Phase 3 status for Company’s lead anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G, the first, and so far only, targeted gene delivery system developed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancer.

Zavee is Now in Partnership with 50 Local Causes and More are Joining Daily

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zavee LLC has today announced that 50 local causes and charities have now joined their community-based website which offers cash back rewards for consumers who shop and dine at hundreds of local merchants. Local charities and causes join the site to increase awareness of their mission and activities, to energize their members and supporters, and to be eligible to receive contributions through their innovative Care Shares(TM) Program.

New Documentary Empowers Cancer Patients to Take Action

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Cancer is Curable Now,’ presented by Wake-Up TV, is a feature-length documentary that demonstrates the problems cancer patients face and a wide range of solutions utilizing holistic cancer treatments. It reveals patient options and busts the myth that cancer is a deadly disease.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board’s On-The-Job Training Program Relieves Welfare Rolls

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery and uses funding received through the Workforce Investment Act to provide this assistance.

California’s Top Cities with Homes in Foreclosure – 2011 A Record Year?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Data Online reports data for the top California cities and the change since the previous month. Facing more foreclosures, California, already the region’s number one State for foreclosures reveals the top 10 cities that made the state number one in foreclosures (and its difference between second places).

New Online Internet Marketing Solution Launches World’s Best Business Competition

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social networks and online marketing portals continue to pop up all over the World Wide Web. However, according to Simon La Barrie, CEO of Open4Sale.com, few are designed with the user in mind.

Cary Matthews Joins CMI Team as Vice President of Operations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is pleased to announce the addition of Cary Matthews to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Matthews will be responsible for day-to-day operations and ensuring that CMI has the most appropriate standards in place to maintain quality and efficiency.

Titan Lenders Corp and Grid Financial Offer Mortgage Lenders Lower Operating Costs with Comprehensive Best Practices Loan Fulfillment Services

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Lenders Corp (TLC), a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource operation, and Grid Financial Services, Inc. (Grid Financial), a U.S.-based domestic business process outsource provider for loan processing, underwriting, and default services, have created a full service best practices loan fulfillment service that will allow mortgage lenders to accelerate market entry, reduce overhead, and establish credibility with mission critical partners.

Top 5 States with More Foreclosures in 2011 from 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings.com reports data that shows alarming statistics about five states that had more foreclosures in them from 2010 to 2011 and the average price of a home in foreclosure. Struggling with job losses and loans worth more than their home’s value, almost 5 million borrowers are at least two months behind on their mortgages.

International Document Services Bucks Industry Trends, Achieves Substantial Growth in Mortgage Doc Volume in 2010

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Curt Doman, president of International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, 2010 marked the second year in a row the firm saw significant growth in the number of document packages prepared. In addition to a 23 percent increase in doc volume over 2009, IDS also achieved company record numbers in Q2 and Q3 for the amount of doc packages prepared in a single month.