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EPIC Honored as One of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area’ by Leading Business Journals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.’

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Services Agreement in Caribbean

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide security training and services to Armorguard Patrol and Technical Services.

Magnets.com Launches New Business Card Magnet Division

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indeed, gone are the days of ‘one size fits all.’ Seeking to provide an unparalleled user experience and American made product offering, Magnets.com today introduced its newest division: American Business Card Magnets.

Soffe Debuts New Men’s Line Inspired by the American Hero – XT46: Extreme Training since 1946

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soffe, a leading activewear apparel brand, introduces a new men’s line, XT46. Short for ‘Extreme Training since 1946,’ the collection, inspired by the all-American hero, is in celebration of Soffe’s long history supporting the United States military.

Ambrosia Juice Co. Opens Healthful Destination for Fresh-Pressed Juices and Smoothies in Kenosha Area

KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ambrosia Juice Co., a purveyor of fresh fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies, has opened a retail location in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. The 1,200-square-foot store at 9901 77th Street, near the new Target on Highway 50 at the Shoppes at Prairie Ridge, is a healthful destination serving flavorful fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices; fresh-squeezed orange juice; and smoothies made from whole fruits, juice and ice with a variety of healthful supplemental healthful add-ins available.

SecuGen Sues Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners for Patent Infringement

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in the Silicon Valley, announced today that it has added RBH Access Technologies, Inc., RBH USA, Inc., and Apiary, Inc. as defendants in its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema. These additional defendants are distributors and OEM manufacturers that make, use, and sell products containing the Suprema sensors that have been accused of infringing SecuGen’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,324,020.

Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund Free Job Training for 200 Laid-Off Workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.

Millimeter Wave Systems Opening Up Billion-Dollar Markets in Security, Consumer Products, Telecommunications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Within a few years, sales of millimeter wave systems will break the billion dollar per year mark in several markets, according to a new report by Thintri, Inc. (www.thintri.com).

Redmond School District in Oregon Selects Edupoint to Help Meet Their Vision of Proficiency-based Teaching and Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the High Desert Education Service District to replace their eSIS SIS solution with Edupoint’s GENESIS(TM) SIS.

DB2XML adds Database Support to RenderX’s XML Rendering Products

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX (www.renderx.com), the leader in XML formatting solutions, released a new product – DB2XML – which enables RenderX’s reporting and rendering products to use databases and CSV files as data sources.

When Buying Telecommunication Services, US Hispanic Over-Index, Says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2011, US ethnic communities will spend $77.9 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for nearly one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 16.3 percent of the total US population, will spend the most.

Ballantine Releases Green Direct Mail Marketing White Paper

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation announced this week the release of its latest direct marketing white paper: ‘The Four R’s of Green Direct Mail.’ It details how to reduce, reuse, recycle and respond.

Whiteflash Acquires New World Class Diamond

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today that a new collection grade diamond has just taken its place in the vaunted A CUT ABOVE(R) brand, adding even more muscle to its inventory of world class diamonds. Combining perfect cut quality and light performance with perfect color, this 2.26 carat D color VVS2 clarity Hearts and Arrows Ideal (priced at around $100,000) now takes its place among the finest diamonds in the world.

SecuGen Hamster IV v2 Receives FBI Certification for FIPS 201/PIV

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the FBI has certified the SecuGen Hamster IV(TM) v2 fingerprint reader as meeting Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Single Finger Capture Device Specifications. The Hamster IV v2 is the successor to the widely deployed Hamster IV fingerprint reader.

RoweBots Releases Ultra-Tiny Embedded-Linux RTOS V5.2 for Texas Instruments’ Microcontrollers

WATERLOO, Canada, Oct. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Inc., the leading supplier of tiny embedded Linux compatible RTOS products, today announced the launch and release of Unison(TM), Version 5.2 and the open source version of Unison Version 4.2. These two ultra-tiny embedded-Linux compatible RTOSs open a broad set of Stellaris applications to FREE Linux and POSIX compatible development with substantially enhanced connectivity features.

InnoVergent Honored by Intacct for Sales Success and Excellent Customer Service

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnoVergent, a technology consultancy firm and reseller of cloud computing accounting software, was recognized as a 2011 President’s Club member by Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software. Membership in the Intacct President’s Club is based on sales success and client service.

Jessicurl Announces Branding Relaunch to Visually Represent the Curly Hair Lifestyle

ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First launched in 2002, Jessicurl was developed to provide people with all types of naturally curly hair – textured, wavy, kinky, fine or coarse – with the confidence to embrace their curls. And, after nearly 10 years of growth and development, it’s time for a fresh new look and feel.

MBA Annual Exhibitor IDS (Booth #1111) Has Eight Customers Featured on 2011 Mortgage Technology Top Tech-Savvy Lenders

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has announced that eight IDS customers were featured on the 2011 Mortgage Technology Magazine ‘Top Tech-Savvy Lenders’ list.

Comergence Debuts REALM IQ – Business Intelligence System

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greg Schroeder, president of Comergence Compliance Monitoring, a leading provider of third-party originator (TPO) monitoring and due diligence solutions, today introduced REALM IQ(R), a powerful business intelligence reporting system that helps lenders have complete control of their data with unparalleled reporting capabilities.

November is Banana Pudding Lovers Month

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2011 Edition has designated the month of November as ‘Banana Pudding Lovers Month.’ Created by the Rodgers family of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Sauce, Banana Pudding Lovers Month is a time for families during the start of the holiday season to re-create the memories of their happy childhood or start creating memories for their own children.

LDV Capital Management to Host Presentations for Southern Arc Minerals and New Zealand Energy Corp. in Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami, Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From October 12 to 14, Southern Arc Minerals (TSX-V: SA) and New Zealand Energy Corp. (TSX-V: NZ) will be making corporate presentations to the South Florida financial community.

LDV Capital Management to Host Presentations for Enerplus Corporation in Deerfield Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami, Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Effective October 13th, Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) will make corporate presentations to the South Florida financial community, including the 46 year old Stock and Bond Club of South Florida.

Realware Launches Real:360 – The ‘Desktop to Cloud’ Managed IT Services Solution for SMBs

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Realware, LLC, a managed technology and cloud hosting provider, is excited to launch a new, innovative managed IT service offering next-generation tools that help small business owners leverage the power of cutting-edge technologies and benefit immediately from cloud-based services.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Key Promotion

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce a key staff promotion from within the organization. Thomas G. Swierczewski, Senior Project Developer for the past 1 1/2 years has been promoted to Director of Development.

Workforce Investment Board’s Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards iFOS contract to provide Acquisition Support Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a contract to provide acquisition support services to the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO), Department of Operations Acquisition Division. Through the awarded contract, iFOS will provide OPO with document management, technology enhancement and acquisition support services.

Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.

Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 – Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.

Tammy Rudden Krause to Serve as New Executive Director of Starlight Children’s Foundation Colorado

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter. Krause comes to her position with extensive experience in philanthropy, having worked many years as a volunteer with Denver-area nonprofits that include the Junior League of Denver, Children’s Hospital Colorado, CASA, Rise School, Seeds of Hope and the Morgan Adams Foundation.

Flight Management Computers for Immediate Delivery from CB Jones International Ltd.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CB Jones International President Craig Jones announced today that the company is now offering the 4 MCU flight management computer (FMC part number 176200-01-01) at significant savings over original equipment manufacturer (OEM) pricing. Most significantly, multiple FMCs are ready for immediate delivery on a first come, first serve basis. Typical industry lead times recently have been 200 days or more.

‘Questing for Uberjoy,’ a Luminous New Novel from Konrad Ventana, Takes the Reader to New Heights of Drama, Action, and Adventure

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just Released: Konrad Ventana’s ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN: 978-1-46202-953-2) is now available as Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook versions. In this stunning new novel, Ventana sweeps the reader off into a world of high drama and adventure in the remote Himalayan mountains of Nepal and Tibet where lofty ideals clash with the myth of the conquering hero until nothing, not even the evening stars, will ever appear quite the same.

Foreclosure Follows Unemployment in Alabama and Georgia in the First Half of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Owned Properties (BankOwnedProperties.org) reports that Alabama and Georgia showed a drop in bank foreclosures in March of 2011 but then spiked upwards in April and continues to grow in both states. Behind this activity is the cumulative effect of foreclosure processing delays which masked the reality of the foreclosure effect. The August numbers reveal what lies behind that veneer.

Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers Honor VLP Law Group Attorneys

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Corporate and Transactional founding partner David Goldenberg was named a 2011 ‘Rising Star’ by Northern California Super Lawyers as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2011. In addition, Trademark and Copyright partner Brian M. Davis and Executive Compensation partner Stephen T. Lindo were recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Southeast Computer Solutions Hires Business Development Director Luis Aviles

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (www.southeastcomputers.com), a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, announced today the hiring of Luis Aviles. As Business Development Director, Aviles will work with Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS) existing customers as well as developing opportunities with new prospects.

As Health Reform Takes Effect, Companies Must Offer Long-Term Care Insurance to Employees, But There’s a Roadblock

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS — though postponed until 2013 — calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.

Universal-Fit Washing Machine Shipping Kit Available Through LITKIT Distributors across North America

VIENNA, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Litco International’s (www.litco.com/litkit) One Kit Fit® alternative to bolting a frontload or top loading washing machine drum in place during transit is now available to moving professionals through a nationwide network of distributors.

LRM a Gold Medalist in SPE Parts Competition

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, is the Society of Plastics Engineers 2011 Parts Competition Winner in heavy gauge vacuum forming, as a Gold Medalist.

McMullen and PowerGuard named 2011 Risk Innovator and Responsibility Leader by Risk and Insurance Magazine

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced that Managing Principal Mike McMullen was named by Risk & Insurance magazine as a 2011 Risk Innovator.

Ecologic Partners with Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that its subsidiary, Ecologic Vendor Services, has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services (BLFS), a global vendor captive financing organization. BLFS will offer their customers competitive financing solutions for Boart Longyear mineral exploration drilling equipment.

Pull Up Your Pants – You’ve Been Duked – DUKEXXX Maintains Fashion Freedom for Saggers

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wearing sagging pants has not only been outlawed in Florida public schools, but the Metropolitan Etiquette Authority recently launched a New York City-wide poster campaign to ‘Pull up Your Pants.’ Additionally, a San Francisco musician, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, was recently booted off Southwest Airlines because his pants were hanging too low. Well, there may now be a solution to these problems – DUKEXXX’s ‘No drag sagg.’