Business News - Page 149

Page 149 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



External Application Reviewers Needed for CDFI Fund Programs

CLARKSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).

EPIC welcomes principal Terri Parreira to Fresno

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Terri Parreira as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its Fresno office. Parreira brings an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers’ compensation cost control to EPIC.

Leading Long Term Care Insurance Distributors Announce Merger

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network is pleased to announce the merger of two of its member firms’ Long Term Care insurance brokerage operations. Effective January 1, 2013, Individual Commercial Brokerage, Inc. (ICB) and Gelbwaks Executive Marketing Corp. (GEM) are combining their two award-winning and nationally-recognized operations.

Backbone Security Announces New Product Availability – StegAlyzerFS Performs Rapid Field Triage for Detecting Digital Steganography

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the global leader in advanced digital steganography detection and hidden information extraction tools, is pleased to announce a new addition to their highly acclaimed StegAlyzer family of products.

Bank of Southern California recognized as a top Small Business lender in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, a locally owned community business bank, has been recognized as one of the top small business lenders among medium sized banks for the largest number and dollar volume of 7(a) loans in 2012 in the greater San Diego area according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Multi-Flow Industries Launches Re-Fuel Energy Drink Can

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a fountain-beverage manufacturer and distributor for over 75 years, recently introduced one of its best-selling brands – Re-Fuel(TM) – in a 16 ounce can. This product launch represents the premier introduction of a ready-to-drink beverage from the company that helped to revolutionize energy drinks available for nightclubs and bars in a bag-in-box package.

EPIC announces acquisition of Homeplace Insurance Brokers

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc.

ArteQuesta Brings Life to Art on the Web

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta co-founders Jessica Jacobson and Rayah Levy today announced the long-awaited launch of ArteQuesta.com, the company’s intuitive new website featuring museum-quality artworks and collections.

Nine Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $40 million worth of small and medium businesses in 2012. ‘The Georgia market for buying and selling businesses remains strong with a large number of buyers with the financial ability to make significant purchases,’ said GABB’s 2013 President Matt Slappey.

Marie Bruning Joins Bank of Southern California as Vice President

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California has announced that Marie Bruning has joined the bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager. She is responsible for business development and client relationship management for the company, and will be headquartered in the company’s corporate office in Del Mar.

Edupoint’s Synergy Special Education Receives Endorsement from CASE

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information management systems provider to the national K-12 market, has received an endorsement for their Synergy(R) Special Education (SE) solution from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international organization whose mission is to identify, shape, and disseminate effective policies and practices in the field of special education.

Multi-Flow Industries Proudly Announces Its 2012 Food Safety Rating from Silliker

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, proudly announced its prestigious 2012 Silliker 3rd Party Food Safety Audit, which landed the manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages a score of 98.4 percent. The audit covered Food Safety as well as GMP requirements.

Premier Medical Transportation Kicks off Driving Away Hunger Campaign

COLTON, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.

Medical Care Alert Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie’s List ‘Super Service Award’ in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

Soaring Wireless Data Traffic Creates Opportunities in Bandwidth Leasing

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a new report from Thintri, Inc. (www.thintri.com), scarcity of wireless bandwidth is creating extraordinary opportunities in bandwidth leasing, particularly in wireless systems. The global telecommunications industry faces an imminent crisis in growth of mobile data traffic, and its inability to meet growing demand with the industry’s present (and planned) infrastructure.

United Fidelity Funding Named a Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lender for Third Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding Corp. (UFF), a national wholesale and retail mortgage banker, announced that it earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2012 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the third time.

TeamF1 Joins Prestigious Telecom Executives Group, Telecom Council of Silicon Valley

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, announced today that it joined the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, a business tool providing leaders in the telecom industry, a means to connect, interact and innovate.

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation Names Inaugural ‘Oral Health Hero’

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.

Big Bay Brewing Co. Celebrates The Arrival of Winter in Wisconsin with Portside Porter Limited Edition Craft Beer

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of winter and the festive winter holidays, Big Bay Brewing Co.(R) has introduced its newest craft beer, Portside(TM). The porter style beer is the third limited edition brew to be introduced by the Shorewood, Wisconsin-based craft brewer.

New Book Outlines How to Make Money in This Economy

CALIFON, N.J., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the real estate market in flux and money for property investment tight as a drum, this might not be the best time to publish a book on property investment or on ‘how to be a landlord.’ DJV Murphy considered the current market conditions as the backdrop to his latest book ‘So You Want To Be A Landlord: Tales From The Crypt’ (ISBN-13: 978-1461087014). He ventures there is no bad time to invest in property.

New Release! EaseUS Brings Reliable Email Recovery Solutions to Recover Lost, Deleted Emails and Repair Damaged and Corrupted PST Files

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an innovative software developer for providing cost effective solutions for storage management and data protection, EaseUS Software introduces an email recovery solution – EaseUS Email Recovery Wizard 2.1 to all computer users.

New Underground Book ‘Family Tiez’ Goes Mainstream in eBook Format

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 16, 2008, The News Journal, Wilmington, Delaware’s largest local newspaper, ran a cover story with headline: Urban fiction author pleads guilty to drug trafficking: 10 counts could get the Wilmington man life in prison. This story was about Mustafaa As-Salafi, the author of ‘Family Tiez’ (ISBN: 978-0976224310 paperback; Level V Publishing), an underground, nationwide, bestselling novel that chronicles the story of a large-scale, illegal drug distribution enterprise in the Tri-State area.

Bank of Southern California Appoints Robert Marshall as Chief Credit Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California announced today that Robert Marshall was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. In this role, Mr. Marshall will lead the Bank’s credit function, overseeing credit risk management, credit approval and credit analysis functions, and ensuring the overall quality of the Bank’s lending portfolio is maintained.

Telovations Receives 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award – VocalQ Recognized for Innovation

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named VocalQ as a recipient of the 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. VocalQ measures the context and content of voice communications. Unlike traditional recording and reporting, that measures quantitative and descriptive data, VocalQ also records and alerts on the quality of interactions.

Interthinx Hosts Beltway Series Examining the Postelection Housing Outlook

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx announced today the success of its second in a series of Washington, D.C., ‘beltway breakfast’ forums dedicated to building confidence in the mortgage markets through a renewed focus on data integrity. ‘The Housing Outlook Postelection’ explored how the Administration and Congress can work together on the future development of solutions and policies that affect the real estate finance industry.

2013 Non-Profit PR Grants Announced – California Firm to again Donate $50K in Services to Worthy Causes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company’s 30th anniversary.

New Web Portal Launched for Annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope(R), today announced the formal launch of a dedicated web portal for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants program at http://prgrants.com as part of its 30 year anniversary. The PR Grant program was originally launched in 2000 to help assist U.S. 501(c)3 worthy causes to raise awareness, attract halo sponsors, and better connect with donors and volunteers.

PCM of California, Inc. to Manage San Clemente’s New Providence Community

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has acquired management duties of San Clemente’s New Providence Community Association, effective December 1.

Telecommunications Capital Expenditures Spending to Hit $1.2 Trillion over Five Years, says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital expenditures (capex) by telecommunications service providers globally is expected to increase at a compounded rate of 1.5 percent, from $207 billion in 2012 to $223.3 billion in 2017, says a new market analysis report from The INSIGHT Research Corporation. According to the new market study, capex in the various global regions will be very uneven.

Ecologic Completes First Transaction in The Republic of Zambia

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa.

Sample Digital Re-brands as DAX

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management tools to the film and TV industry, has re-branded as DAX, LLC.

2012 Battalia Winston Survey Finds Corporate Holiday Parties are Making a Comeback; Executive Search Firm’s Study Reflects Economic Improvements

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More companies will revisit their tradition of holding holiday parties this year, according to the 24th annual survey of corporate America’s holiday party plans conducted by Battalia Winston, a leading global executive search firm.

Equation Technologies Named 2012 VAR Star

TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Equation Technologies announced today that it has been named to Bob Scott’s Insights 2012 VAR Stars. Equation Technologies was one of five Canadian firms included on the list of 100 North American VARs.

Relocation Industry Titan Joins Nationwide Fight Against Hunger

WOODRIDGE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce that Brookfield Global Relocation Services has officially become a Champion Level partner for 2013. Continuing their socially conscious leadership within the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services is demonstrating a commitment to fighting hunger.

Global DMS Adds Experienced COO to Management Team

LANSDALE, Pa., Dec. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that Patricia Rauch has joined the company in the position of chief operating officer.

‘Isn’t It Possible?’ is December’s Catchphrase for Support of My Stuff Bags Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writer Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children’s book ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 9780981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.

South Florida Smile Spa Grand Opening Offers a Pleasant and Professional Dental Experience for the Entire Family

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida Smile Spa commenced its 2012 Grand Opening by launching a new dental office for families in the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach neighborhood, which offers general and cosmetic dentistry, sedation, one hour whitening, oral surgery and root canal treatment; all procedures are done on the premises.

Northwestern Mutual Invests in Children with Cancer at Starlight’s Winter Wonderland

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Winter Wonderland – a day when more than 350 Starlight kids, siblings and their parents are given the opportunity to experience the holidays by decorating cookies, making ornaments, meeting Hollywood celebrities, and more – will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. at CBS Studios. The current ‘X Factor’ soundstage is being turned into a children’s wonderland courtesy of Northwestern Mutual.

Innovative Energy Solutions Celebrates 10 Years of Service

HAMILTON, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative Energy Solutions (IES), a Building Control Systems and HVAC service provider in the Cincinnati area, announced that the company celebrated its 10-year anniversary on December 2nd, 2012.

Mortgage Technology Magazine Designates Venta Financial Group to its Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders List

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Venta Financial Group, Inc., a Nevada-based mortgage banker, announced that it earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2012 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the advanced technologies that operate its wholesale and retail business channels.