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ShipCom Appoints TCS as HF Radio Consultant

COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShipCom, a provider of High Frequency (HF) maritime single sideband voice and electronic mail services has appointed Tusa Consulting Services (TCS) as its authorized radio consultant supportive of emergency operations throughout the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and coastal Texas.

Suit Against LTC Financial Partners Dropped, Industry Leader Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A suit against LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), the nation’s largest producer-owned long term care insurance agency, has been dropped, the company reports today. The suit, for more than a million dollars, was by a former agent, Linda Caruthers of Richmond, Virginia, who was seeking compensation for providing an introduction that helped land a large account.

Learning Measurement Seminar Hosted by KnowledgeAdvisors and Bersin and Associates

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, and Bersin and Associates, the only research and advisory firm focusing on enterprise learning and talent management, will host a complimentary breakfast briefing, Innovation in Learning Measurement: High-Impact Measurement Framework, on August 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Shopping Nanny Partners with Starlight to Help Children with Chronic and Life-threatening Illnesses

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shopping Nanny provides a personalized online service for grocery shoppers to get store specials and coupons combined to maximize their savings. This newly available solution is well received by customers, press and bloggers, but the exciting additional news is that the company is providing financial support to Starlight with a portion of every subscription fee – equaling a minimum unrestricted $50,000 donation each year for two years.

Applied Analytics, Inc. Redesigns and Enhances Their Already Very Successful Microspec Product

CONCORD, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Just as our counterparts in the computer and cell phone industries continue to take advantage of the latest technologically superior components, and very often less costly, to enhance and improve the performance of their products, so do we at AAI,’ said Matt Froncillo, of AAI.

Vitamin E Cosmetic Foam Patent Filed by Enefco

AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A U.S. patent has been filed by Enefco USA for a new process of applying Vitamin E as a surface coating on non-latex hydrophilic polyurethane cosmetic foam. The patent pending process adds Vitamin E to the foam after the foam is manufactured and impregnates the foam in a range from surface coating to complete saturation.

Six-Part Training Is Key to Long Term Care Insurance Leader’s Rapid Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Companies tend to do well when they hire good people, but even the best people can do better when given good training. That’s the philosophy of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. It must work, judging from the company’s rapid expansion in a down economy. For three years in a row LTCFP has been named one of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Honored for Its Statewide Charitable Efforts

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Dental of Oklahoma was recently honored for its contributions to the state’s nonprofit community. The Beacon Award honors 24 statewide businesses that have played instrumental roles in supporting nonprofit programs that help so many Oklahomans in need; the program recognizes finalists in six categories, with a Beacon Award winner in each category.

Manage Virtual Private Servers with New Web-based Interface

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Datarealm Internet Services, Inc., an industry leader in Web hosting services, announced this week that it has created an all new line of Xen-based virtual private servers that can be scaled, over time, to grow with its customers. A Datarealm VPS is truly a virtual machine – clients have complete root access and may install their own Linux kernel modules.

Center Releases Report on New Jersey Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During the past two years, twenty-six New Jersey agencies that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project. The Beyond Diversity Resource Center issued a report today which shows that the participating agencies have made substantial Progress in their efforts to provide culturally competent services to their clients.

‘The Eggplant People’ Invade the Frozen Aisles at West Coast Grocery Outlets

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dominex LC, the leader in specialty eggplant products for more than 25 years, has successfully invaded the frozen aisles at select West Coast retailers. Now, consumers will find the ‘The Eggplant People’s’ combinations of fresh eggplant and all-natural ingredients at Safeway, Raley’s (Nob Hill), Vons, select Whole Foods and Ralph’s locations in addition to leading natural food retailers.

Community Bridges Exhibits at the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

CONCORD, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Bridges is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event will be hosted by the Governor’s Council on Disability on July 23, 2010 at the Department of Transportation at 7 Hazen Drive in Concord, New Hampshire from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hariworld Travel has launched a new, robust, Web-based hotel search and booking engine allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates at more than 50,000 hotel and resort properties worldwide. ‘Agents no longer have to wait for clients to return from their trip to receive their commission,’ says Kamini Cohly, President of Hariworld.

CMI Ranked Sixth Fastest-Growing Market Research Company by Inside Research, Publisher of the Honomichl Top 50

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has been ranked the sixth fastest growing market research firm in the U.S. The annual rankings are compiled by Inside Research, publishers of the Honomichl Top 50 List of U.S. Marketing Research Organizations. CMI’s U.S. revenues grew by 124 percent between 2004 and 2009. CMI is one of only two companies in the top six spots that generated industry-leading growth without acquiring another company.

New Commercially-Supported Open-Source Network Sensors: nPulse Technologies and Partners Deliver the High-performance Dragonfly FlowMeter

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — nPulse Technologies, LLC, a leading developer of Gig and 10 Gig network sensors for monitoring, forensics and security applications, today unveiled the new Dragonfly family of high-speed network sensors. The first model, called Dragonfly FlowMeter is a flow-based network traffic probe for monitoring large-scale IP network traffic and activity at wire-speed.

CalUniversity Celebrates National Safety and Harmony Month

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Intercontinental University (CalUniversity) CEO and Co-Chairman Dr. Shaan Kumar celebrated World Safety and Harmony Month by honoring Dr. Khalil BineBine with its 2010 Quality Service Excellence Award.

Xcept Steering Committee for Accelerating Exception Processing Adds Five Bank Members

MANCHESTER, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Xcept Steering Committee, organized in the first quarter of 2010 by CONIX Systems, Inc., a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exception management tools, has added five members representing the Bank of Oklahoma, Bank of the West, Marshall and Isley, and BB&T.

Travelong Receives the Million Dollar Award from China Airlines

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelong, a management company providing business travel and meeting planning services to corporations and independent agents, has recently been honored as a recipient of the Million Dollar Award for 2009 by China Airlines.

Kyoko Nakamura Launches the Millipede, a Glow-In-The-Dark Accessory, and New Fashion Website

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone will want to light up the night with Kyoko Nakamura’s new line of luxury glow-in-the-dark accessories. The website went live this week, marking the official launch of her first product, the Millipede. This accessory is so beautiful and unique it has to be seen to be understood. Shockingly elegant and sophisticated for something that ‘glows-in-the-dark,’ this marks a unique point in fashion; bringing a little class to club wear and a little more fun to anything else.

Donors to Children Awaiting Parents Charity during July Rewarded with Free Press Release Distribution and Small Business Promotion

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope recently ‘adopted’ Children Awaiting Parents as one of its premier charity program recipients. Throughout the month of July as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope’s Send2Press Newswire service.

Telovations Wins ‘Outstanding Business of the Year’ Award

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, a leader in innovative business communications solutions, today announced that they are a winning recipient of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Business of the Year award. This year’s award was presented to Telovations on June 30th, 2010 at the Chamber’s annual awards gala that included more than 200 supporters of local businesses and non-profits that was in attendance.

Pragotrade LLC Announces New Company Name to Align With Top Selling Product Brand

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pragotrade LLC, a leading supplier of specialized food processing equipment, announced today that it has changed its name to Weston Products LLC. The new company name establishes a clearer association with the company’s main product line brand. Pragotrade was founded in 1997 as a sourcing company that provides specialized food service equipment to consumers through major retail chains.

Dynamic Disk Converter 3.1 – Newly Updated Version Helps Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk

CHENGDU CITY, China (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along with continuous upgrades and improvements, Aomei Technology announced the official release of Dynamic Disk Converter 3.1 on July 5th, 2010. It is professional and reliable disk type conversion software to help you convert dynamic disk to basic disk without losing data.

Professional Athletes Join Trinity Financial Advisory Board

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, announced that former NHL hockey player Nick Fotiu and former NBA basketball player Bo Kimble have joined the company’s advisory board. ‘The purpose of Trinity Financial Advisory Board is to provide guidance to our firm’s unique niche clientele,’ says Grandich.

Taylor Wilshire to Receive Prestigious Award at Executive Business Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CEO Taylor Wilshire has been honored with the Women Executives in Business (WEIB) most prestigious award for outstanding achievement in business, the organization announced at the WEIB international conference, held in New York, New York. The award honors the highest standard of excellence in business.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010.

Small, Smart, Stealth Nanoparticles Seek-and-Destroy Metastatic Cancers, as Epeius Biotechnologies Advances its Intellectual Property Estate with Additional U.S. Patents

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for another crucial patent covering its leading tumor-targeted gene delivery platform. The issuance of this high-value patent protection for targeting metastatic disease follows on the heels of two major patent issuances.

How to Sell a Business and Defer Taxes: Georgia Business Brokers Discuss 1031 Exchanges

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business sellers can postpone paying thousands of dollars of taxes on the sale of their business if they use a special section of the U.S. tax code, according to Atlanta tax attorney Ricky Novak. Novak, president of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, will describe the process for using 1031 exchanges at the July 27, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB).

Lamborghini Palm Beach Becomes an Exclusive DITEC Product and Service Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC International Corp., a preservation and protection company focused on providing marine, automobile, building and airplane industries with protection, preservation and maintenance products, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Lamborghini Palm Beach, a subsidiary of the Warren Henry Auto Group in South Florida, a group of high-line luxury dealerships servicing its customers for over 34 years.

Beyond Diversity Holds Press Conference on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory: The need for domestic violence and sexual assault programs to provide more culturally competent services has been recognized as a national concern. During the past two years, more than 25 New Jersey organizations that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project to improve services to clients from marginalized and underserved populations.

Travelong Awarded First Ever Peak of Excellence Award from Sabre Travel Network

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelong, a travel company that’s one part travel management, one part travel web site and one part technology infrastructure, has recently been honored as a recipient of Sabre Travel Network’s first ever Peak of Excellence award for its achievements in 2009. Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients.

EASEUS Partition Master 6.0.1 – Newly Upgraded Hard Disk Management Solution Released

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS Partition Master 6.0.1, the all-in-one hard disk management solution enhanced by the ability to support GPT disks such as initialize hard disk as GPT disk, manage/resize/move GPT partition, copy GPT partition, wipe and recover GPT disk data etc., is released by EASEUS Software.

CheapOair Receives Prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award and Innovative Advertiser of the Year Nomination

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair.com, a top ten online travel agency in North America, won the prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award and received an Innovative Advertiser of the Year nomination. These accolades are awarded to affiliate programs that push for the implementation of new technology, promote revenue-producing campaigns, utilize unique initiatives that have facilitated new partnerships, increased sales and delivered great ROI.

International Document Services Completes RESPA Disclosure Updates, Evaluates Lender and Settlement Agent Satisfaction

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing documents, initial disclosures and reverse documents, has completed RESPA-related disclosures updates to its idsDoc doc prep platform to accommodate changes in the GFE and HUD-1, and evaluated responses from its Q2 customer survey.

‘Thriller’ Creative Nets Silver Davey Award for Austin’s MDS Advertising, and Won More Healthcare-Industry Client Business

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In tough economic times, advertising dollars are held more tightly than gold. So it’s newsworthy when a company not only invests, but takes risks, to promote its business. Now MDS Advertising, an Austin ad agency, is winning the confidence of ROI-conscious companies with breakthrough creative that’s returning more than its weight in results-it already earned an industry award.

MMDI Named Among ‘Top 50 Companies to Watch’ in the Medical Device Industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Magazine (MD+DI)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been named as one of the ‘Top 50 Companies to Watch’ in the medical device industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine. MMDI was chosen because of its ability to achieve success and also for its ability to manufacture products that have the potential to revolutionize care practices.

US Hispanics Will Spend $257 Billion on Telecommunications Services over the Next Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the next five years, US Hispanic communities will spend $257 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for 17 percent of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Early analysis of Census 2010 data suggests that Hispanics will surpass the 50 million mark and that they will command over $1 trillion in buying power.

Butler Bowl and Football Program Bark Loud Like Butler Basketball – Fans Live Large with New Bleachers from Southern Bleacher Company

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Butler University Bulldogs are celebrating a number of achievements for the 2009-2010 athletic seasons. Not only did the Butler Bulldogs advance to the NCAA’s magical Final Four in basketball, but on the gridiron, the Bulldogs achieved record-setting milestones by going 11-1, topping the Pioneer Football League, capturing their first post-season win and winning the Gridiron Classic and the Hoosier Helmet Trophy.

CMI Ranked 42 on Honomichl Top 50 List of U.S. Marketing Research Organizations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI has been ranked #42 on the 2010 Honomichl Top 50 list of the United States’ largest marketing research organizations – up from a #45 ranking last year. Companies appearing on the list are ranked by annual revenues for the preceding year. CMI reported revenues of $15 million, an increase of 6.4 percent from 2008.

BusinessCashAdvance.com Offers Alternative Financing to SBA Business Loans

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 15, President Barack Obama signed legislation to add $80 million to the Small Business Association (SBA) business loan programs, and effectively extend stimulus benefits through the end of May. But a recent study suggests that a significant majority of small business owners will remain uninterested. Instead, many are seeking financing alternatives, says BusinessCashAdvance.