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Page 147 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Nick d’Arbeloff joins SunBug Solar as Vice President, Commercial Business

ARLINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, an established solar energy installation company based in Arlington and Somerville, Mass., announced that Nick d’Arbeloff has joined the SunBug team as Vice President of Commercial Business.

Industry Veteran Ken Ellis Joins OpenClose Sales Team

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that industry veteran Ken Ellis has been hired as director of business development. Ellis will be responsible for selling the company’s multi-channel LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform to lenders, banks and credit unions.

Arbitration Hearings Scheduled: Wolinskys vs. American International Industries, Inc. and Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. (‘American’; Ticker: AMIN / OTC:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.

Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by Society for Human Resources Management

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR(R), SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Hogs N’ Hops BBQ Grand Opening in Scottsdale

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joey and Cristina Maggiore’s family has been servicing the Valley in delicious dining for more thirty years with their fine Italian dining; Cuttlefish Scottsdale being the most recent. Now the start of summer brings the announcement of their new barbecue concept – Hogs N’ Hops BBQ. Hogs N’ Hops is regional, traditional style BBQ with the Maggiore spice thrown in.

AquaSonic Wave Adds Sparkle to Daytime Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year’s Daytime Emmy’s stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.

EPIC adds Veteran Broker Tim Woodhull in North East

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Timothy C. (Tim) Woodhull has joined the firm as a principal. Woodhull brings 35 years of diverse insurance industry experience and leadership in corporate insurance brokerage, insurance carrier operations, business development, client service, and risk management and insurance program design and management.

EPIC adds Christopher R. Mitchell as Senior Vice President Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher R. (Chris) Mitchell has joined the firm as senior vice president of sales in the firm’s Northern California Bay Area Property and Casualty Insurance Division.

Book ‘Behind the Lines’ About Band of Yanks Saving Millions from Starvation Garners National Recognition

DENVER, Colo., April 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Most new print books die an anonymous death,’ says Milbrown Press publisher and author, Jeffrey B. Miller. ‘That’s not surprising when reportedly more than 600,000 new print books are released every year. But ‘Behind the Lines’ (ISBN: 978-0990689300) has beaten those obscurity odds.’

Capacity LLC Asks: ‘Is Your Order Fulfillment Sexy Enough for Your Brand?’ in Webinar Series Launch

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Is Your Order Fulfillment Sexy Enough for Your Brand?’ will be just one of the questions answered by third party logistics provider Capacity LLC in the first of a series of webinars scheduled for Thursday, April 16 (1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT).

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Rich Swerbinsky, Nancee Mueller to Management Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has deepened its senior executive team with the addition of two new hires, announced the Collaborative’s Chairman, John Robbins, CMB.

Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.

Forbidden Tattoo Studio First Studio in North Carolina to Add Non-Laser Tattoo Removal

JACKSONVILLE, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical (Sandy, Utah) welcomes Forbidden Tattoo Studio as the first trained and certified Tatt2Away(R) Center in North Carolina. Tatt2Away is a patented non-laser tattoo removal system that, unlike the gold standard laser, can remove all colors of ink with nominal pain and lower cost.

‘SWEET SUCCESS’ honored in Annual Axiom Business Book Awards

PINEHURST, N.C., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foursome Press is pleased to announce ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN: 9780990599500) by Doug Lapins has been awarded a silver medal by the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards, which honor the year’s best business books, their authors, and publishers.

Congressman Lamar Smith Receives ACG Growth Award

CHICAGO, Ill., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, today awarded the ACG Growth Awards to Congressman Lamar Smith, R-Texas. Inaugurated in 2014, the Growth Award is ACG’s highest recognition for service to middle-market businesses.

Vladimir Bien-Aime Wins Mortgage Banking Magazine’s 2015 Tech All-Star Award

LANSDALE, Pa., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that its president and chief executive officer, Vladimir Bien-Aime, has been named to Mortgage Banking magazine’s prestigious 2015 Tech All-Stars list. The award was presented to Mr. Bien-Aime at a ceremony during the annual MBA Technology Conference and Expo held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.

Emilio Francisco, CEO of PDC, Announces Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence Project in Titusville, Florida

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.

Chartwell Staffing Solutions Grows to 39 Locations Across the U.S.

LANCASTER, Pa., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In mid-March 2015, Chartwell Staffing Solutions saw an opportunity and transformed itself into one of the top ten privately owned staffing agencies in the U.S. as well as into the largest staffing agency in Pennsylvania. Almost overnight, Chartwell grew from nine to 39 locations.

The Mortgage Collaborative Installs David G. Kittle as Board Vice Chairman, Debra Still as Board Secretary, and Names Jim Park CEO

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has implemented several changes to its Board of Directors and executive management team, announced the Collaborative’s current Chairman, John Robbins, CMB.

Monrovia High School Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship for Second Year in a Row

MONROVIA, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the ‘Kings and Queens’ robotics team and their purple robot ‘Sir Lancelot’ qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.

MCT Trading Adds Industry Veteran Joel Dulmage to its Growing Sales Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that Joel Dulmage has joined the company in the capacity of regional sales director. Mr. Dulmage will be responsible for new business development and client service management in the Midwest territory.

Geminid Press Announces Screenplay in Development for Acclaimed Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geminid Press, LLC, an independent book publisher in Albuquerque, N.M., today announced it has partnered with writer-director Jack Snyder to develop a screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction conspiracy thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project.’ In the suspenseful novel authored by Daniel P. Douglas, readers plunge into a sci-fi storyline featuring former FBI agent William Harrison – a reluctant yet admirable hero – who finds himself hot on the trail of a major extraterrestrial cover-up.

eAgile Launches First Dual Frequency RFID Inlay

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan and ZURICH, Switzerland, April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies announced today their UHF and NFC multi-frequency DualWing(TM) family of inlays. The DualWing series is the first tag to seamlessly combine the benefits of UHF’s global supply chain acceptance with the consumer engagement capabilities of NFC into a single tag design.

TSI Launches MIS ALIF Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

EPIC Raises Money and Awareness Through Inland Empire Charity Event

ONTARIO, Calif., April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been working for over six months planning an event that raised nearly $30,000 to support The Joyful Child Foundation’s efforts to bring their personal safety training to children in the Inland Empire.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Elite Client Service Team

TROY, Mich., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it launched Pronto, an expert help desk for its partners that gets any and all loan questions answered fast and efficiently.

ReverseVision Adds New Operations Team to Enhance RV Exchange System Performance and Scale

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has added a new Operations Team to their growing company. This team will be focused exclusively on product operations, system monitoring, capacity planning, backup, recovery, hosting management and product release.

Market Showing Increasing Signs of Strengthening, Says Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter’s 82 percent.

Adam Rieke Joins Mid America Mortgage as Director of National TPO Lending

ADDISON, Texas, April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced Adam Rieke has joined the organization as director of national TPO lending. Rieke brings an extensive track record of success in the mortgage lending arena. Over the last 23 years, he has built and managed several highly profitable wholesale lending operations.

California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative on National Ferret Day

LA MESA, Calif., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts – LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation. April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

Pro Day May Soon Challenge for Top Sporting Event

MIAMI, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Currently, the NFL Combine is the most noted of all football camps and related events. College Pro Day is a very close second, and should soon challenge for the number one sporting crown. With the ever growing popularity of Pro Days, through manufacturing and licensing, True Fan Sports is positioning themselves as a premier powerhouse of high-performance sportswear, athletic sports shoes, leisure apparel and accessories.

Twenty Years in Six Days: The Future of Aged Spirits

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based Lost Spirits LLC has built a new type of chemical reactor capable of making aged spirits with a near identical chemical signature to 20 year old barrel aged products. The new reactors are compact, portable, and will be deployed to 5 distilleries in a beta-test this summer. Currently, there are several patents pending that cover their approach.

John Cannon Homes, ‘Best Builder’ in Sarasota-Manatee County ‘Reader’s Choice’ award, for 23rd consecutive time

SARASOTA, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the ‘Simpsons’ made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Reader’s Choice poll for ‘Best Builder.’

Seattle Roofer Launches New Website, Enhanced Services

SEATTLE, Wash., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco Roof Service, a locally owned business that features environmentally friendly materials and practices, launched a new, expanded website this week at www.ecoroofservice.com.

New Non-Profit ShowMe50 Offers Tools to Level the Playing Field at S&P 500 Corporations

ATLANTA, Ga., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned with international calls for gender equality, a new non-profit has been created to help U.S. employees at S and P 500 companies reach the goal of 50 percent women in senior leadership positions. ShowMe50(TM) provides pragmatic tools individuals can use to identify and challenge gender bias inside their companies.

Medical Care Alert Earns a 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Third Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

New Fine Dining Club Gathers the Over-40 Crowd, Offers $1 First-year Membership for a Limited Period

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate its launch, Fine Diners Over 40(TM) is waiving its annual membership fee. Fine Diners Over 40 is about food as art, as cultural adventure, as scientific experiment, and best of all-food as an opportunity to take pleasure in the company of others.

Protector Holdings Acquires Oasis South Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March, 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protector Holdings, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today the acquisition of Oasis South Insurance Services.

Paris Perfumes Inc. to Release Caron Paris Fragrances in a New Deal with Bergdorf Goodman

MIAMI, Fla., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miami-based perfume distributor, Paris Perfumes Inc. announces its new deal with luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman to sell six rare fragrances and one limited edition of the second most established perfume house in the world, Caron Paris.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Announces Acquisition of EB-5 Regional Center

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the acquisition of ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.