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Paramito Global Holdings Announces Investment Activities (ARCHIVED – REMOVED)

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paramito Global Holdings, Inc. (PGH), the parent company for PGH-Canada, Ltd., Paramito Asset Management, LLC, Paramito Pictures, LLC and Affinity Financial Services, LLC (AFS), all hold investment opportunities to reflect the current market — alternative energy, real estate, film and entertainment, and corporate finance. (ARCHIVAL – REMOVED.)

LTC Financial Partners Named as Long Term Care Insurance Source by Kiplinger’s 2nd Year in a Row

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kiplinger’s Retirement Planning 2008, published in the Fall issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, includes this advice for seekers of long term care insurance: ‘TIP: For help finding a policy, check out LTC Financial Partners (www.ltcfp.com); 866-471-4072, which includes brokers throughout the U.S….’ A comparable ‘tip’ was offered in the 2007 issue of the Kiplinger’s guide.

CheapOair and Hotels.com Sign Preferred Partnership

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair is proud to announce a partnership with Hotels.com, a trusted name in travel for more than 15 years. Beginning today, travelers can book Hotels.com inventory directly through CheapOair.com and benefit from Hotels.com’s in-depth and current information about each property.

M2SYS Technology Selected by ZOLL Data Systems to Integrate Fingerprint Software

ATLANTA, Ga., July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning fingerprint biometrics research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized a partnership agreement with ZOLL Data Systems(R), an industry leader in the development of EMS and fire department management software, to provide fingerprint software and hardware to ZOLL Data Systems’ customers.

Foothills Community Partnership Fund Established in Collaboration with the Community Foundation of Calhoun County

ANNISTON, Ala., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foothills Community Partnership (FCP) officially presented a charitable contribution of $500,000 to the Community Foundation of Calhoun County at a celebration this afternoon. The gift establishes the Foothills Community Partnership Fund, which will be administered and guided by the Community Foundation of Calhoun County to address critical human-care needs in the greater community.

FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G A Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of all soft tissue sarcomas. This latest approval is the third clinical indication for which Rexin-G has been formally recognized by the FDA in the United States.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for The Treatment of Osteosarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. Based on several criteria, including the rarity, seriousness, and current lack of effective therapies for metastatic osteosarcoma, as well as the scientific and medicinal merit of Rexin-G, the granting of Orphan Drug Status by the FDA validates the unique clinical development strategy.

Paragon GPS Launches Child Abduction Awareness Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon GPS announces the launch of child abduction awareness campaign that plans to educate people about the gravity of child abduction in today’s changing culture. Funding has been provided to Paragon GPS for this two-fold campaign which is first to educate and second, to develop products to assist in the aid of child safety.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON UK, and TOKYO Japan, July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

Virtual Shopping Mall Knows What Women Want

CHICAGO, Ill., July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Parrish, creator and owner of ShopLadyZone.com, knows what women want and need. As a result, he created a virtual mall to save them time and money while offering unique and practical products. ‘I created ShopLadyZone exclusively for women,’ Parrish says.

National Long Term Care Insurance Agency Partners with Nation’s Leading Provider of Financial Solutions for the Insurance Industry

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies, and TWG Capital, the nation’s leading provider of financial solutions for the insurance industry, announced the creation of the Agency Acquisition Program.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Donates Shed to Women’s Crisis Center

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. will work with the women’s crisis center to donate an 8×10 Vermonter, one of their most popular designs, which the women will use for storage of donated goods outside their facility.

Renowned Fertility Specialist, Steven A. Brody, M.D., Ph.D. to Anchor New San Diego Medical Institute

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) (SIRM) have announced the opening of an office in La Jolla, California, with Dr. Steven A. Brody accepting the position of Scientific Director and attending physician. Dr. Brody is a world renowned physician, author, and reproductive health expert with longstanding ties to San Diego.

Ecologic Leasing Solutions Acquires Captara Corporation

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Solutions announced today that it completed the acquisition of Captara Corporation, a San Francisco, Calif.-based lease management software company, which had been Ecologic’s main competitor.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2008 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the boating market facing some of the most difficult economic conditions in recent history, it is of vital importance that boating consumers are directed toward the most stable and professional dealers to buy and service their boats. Thanks to Boating Industry magazine and its soon-to-be-published list of the 2008 Top 100 Dealers, consumers will have access to the best of the best dealers at their fingertips in short order.

The Telecommunications Industry Stands to Make $1 Trillion over Five Years Promoting Environmental Improvements, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carriers and other providers in the global ICT (information and communications technology) industry can bring to bear an expansive array of technologies and services to substantially improve the environment while generating over $1 trillion in new industry revenue over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

Momentum Transport Launches Affiliate Program

HOUSTON, Texas, June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport announces the implementation of the Momentum Transport Affiliate Program, an initiative designed to enable affiliates to earn commissions through client referrals. From auto dealers to moving and storage companies, Momentum’s goal is to establish relationships with business and individuals whose everyday operations deal with customers in need of vehicle transport.

Arclinea Boston Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel

BOSTON, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A North Kingstown, Rhode Island kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has won a Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel in the Northeastern United States. ‘To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,’ says Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for ‘Best Residential Interior’

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge, MA – based full service design-build firm, has won a 2008 Chrysalis Award for the best residential interior renovation in the Northeast United States. The company previously won Chrysalis Awards for Best Historic Renovation Design-Build in 2006 and Best Commercial Historic Renovation in 2004.

LTC Financial Partners and John Hancock Selected by the National Education Association to Provide Long Term Care Education and Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the National Education Association of the United States (NEA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company to provide long term care education and insurance for NEA’s 3.2 million active and retired members, plus their families.

New Marinello Spa Academy Location Opens on Fairfax

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello’s campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent For Private and Secure Financial Transactions Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.

The New Major Indie: Heavy Air Music Inc. at the Forefront of Miami’s New Music Scene

MIAMI, Fla., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the music industry desperately needing a new business model, and the gap between the major and indie labels getting smaller and smaller, a new breed of indie is making waves in a big way: Heavy Air Music, Inc. Miami is quickly becoming a music industry hub – Heavy Air Music (H.A.M.) is right in the middle.

Stickam.com and Media Mayhem Corporation Sign Exclusive Online Advertising Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) has signed an exclusive advertising representation deal with live social networking [streaming] giant Stickam.com. MMC will promote Stickam.com with the nation’s largest agencies and advertisers helping them effectively reach their target audiences.

Authernative Awarded GSA Schedule Contract

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that it has been awarded its General Services Administration (GSA) Information Technology Schedule contract, number GS-35F-0440U. The contract enables Authernative to sell its AuthGuard(R) user authentication product directly to government agencies.

Media Mayhem Corporation Names Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as Public Relations Specialist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Thursday the addition of Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as the company’s new Public Relations Specialist, creating yet another in a long line of strategic moves to advance the company to greater heights in its goal to become the top online advertising and marketing agency in the world.

‘Family Friendly Employment Policy’ Award for Jon A. Dorf

MAMARONECK, N.Y., June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday June 11, 2008, Jon A. Dorf, founder of The Dorf Law Firm, LLP, proudly collected the 2008 ‘Family Friendly Employment Policy’ Award. Presented by the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, this award honors and recognizes Jon’s commitment for creating and instilling countless family friendly employment policies within The Dorf Law Firm, LLP.

ITS Advises Professional and Executive Job Hunters to Compete in Today’s Job Market, Use All Segments

DENVER, Colo., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you want to give yourself the best odds for winning a desirable job, make sure you aggressively compete in all 8 segments of today’s job market. ‘ITS is best known for providing openings, leads and contacts that will penetrate 85-percent of a job seeker’s market,’ Robert Gerberg added, ‘but all market segments are avenues to opportunities. Exposure in each of them will give you many more options. With today’s competition, you need to plan on generating a lot of interest in your talents.’

Optical Networking Equipment Sales to Top $120 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual sales of optical networking equipment worldwide are forecasted to increase at a compounded rate of nearly seven percent, growing from $17.8 billion in 2008 to $24.7 billion in 2013 as carriers begin upgrading their long haul and metro networks to handle increases in image-based traffic, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

ITS Advises Job Seekers Don’t Proceed Without Pinpointing Your Job Hunting Goals

DENVER, Colo., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Many people have marketable assets and skills… but fail to go after the right occupations and job titles,’ stated Bob Gerberg at ITS headquarters. ‘It may surprise you,’ he said, ‘but many people pursue the wrong job titles. However, if their transferable skills are clarified, they can be repositioned for different goals, and sometimes for much more advancement than they thought possible.’

Waggle Receives Editor’s Choice, Reader’s Choice Awards

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a book that Midwest Book Review has highly recommended as ‘an involving novel about an awakening sense of social responsibility,’ Joe Redden Tigan has received both the Editor’s Choice and Reader’s Choice designations from publisher iUniverse for his first novel, ‘Waggle’ (ISBN: 978-0-595-41619-6).

As San Jose and Bay Area Gas Prices Exceed $4.00 a Gallon, Many Californians Turn to Mobile Auto Repair Services

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While gas prices throughout San Jose, Silicon Valley and the Bay Area top the $4 a gallon mark – and the government warns daily of even higher prices to come this summer – many Bay Area consumers are finding lifestyle changes are necessary. ‘As gas prices skyrocket, so do our customer inquires for mobile dent removal, paintless dent repair, plastic bumper repair, and windshield repair,’ said Mark Carpenter, Owner of Dings Plus Paintless Dent Removal.

Internationally Renowned Fertility Educator and Patient Advocate Partners with Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) announced today that Pamela Madsen has been named as Director of Client/Practice Relations to service its 15 offices across the United States. Additionally, Ms. Madsen will be representing ReproCure, a reproductive genetics laboratory, to help promote its mission of providing fertility preservation (egg freezing/banking) services to fertility clinics.

ActionBacks Releases HD Animated Clouds, Water and Fire

RACINE, Wis., June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Suite Imagery, LLC has announced the completion and release of three new royalty free animation volumes in the Nature’s Motion series. The new volumes, Nature’s Motion 5, 6 and 7, each contain 20 new animations in full HD resolution. These animations serve as professional looping motion backgrounds useful in all levels of video and multimedia production.

NewsChannel 5 Investigators Earn Top Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The NewsChannel 5 Investigators, northeast Ohio’s largest investigative team, captured four awards from the Associated Press. Each member of the investigative team (Duane Pohlman, Ron Regan, and Joe Pagonakis) was recognized for their exceptional work in the Large Market television categories. ‘I was thrilled but not surprised,’ comments NewsChannel 5’s interim news director, Jim Scott.

Dr. James T. Brown Earns Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) Designation

ORLANDO, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. James T. Brown PMP, PE, a widely recognized project management authority and author, has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and excellence. Fewer than 10 percent of the National Speakers Association speakers hold this professional designation.

Life Settlement Firm Increases Capacity

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Milestone Providers, a Pennsylvania based life settlement provider, has announced the completion of their state-of-the-art life settlement acquisition and management software. This advanced software enables Milestone to process and evaluate vast amounts of life insurance policies and portfolios for sale in the secondary market, while maintaining their signature quick turn-around time.

National and International Distributor Amerimex DSD Awards Exclusive Brand Management Agreement to STG Retail Direct

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STG Retail Direct has recently been selected by Amerimex DSD as an exclusive brand manager for U.S. based brands. Additionally, Amerimex DSD is helping expand retail distribution of STG clients to 100,000 national C-Stores as well as to Mexico and Japan.

Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces – Partnership Program to Include Cross Promotion and Client Discounts

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry’s most buzz-worthy licensing and submission firms. The idea is to offer high quality replication services, at a discounted rate, to all HMG clients.

TeamF1 to Demonstrate Enterprise-grade 11n AP and Advanced Secure Gateway on AMCC’s PowerPC Processors at Computex Taipei 2008

FREMONT, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that its Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS) — a complete turnkey software package for advanced and secure enterprise-class wireless access points — is the first software solution available on Applied Micro Circuits Corp.’s (NASDAQ: AMCC) newly released PowerPC 405EX-600MHz Makalu network appliance reference hardware design platform.