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Page 155 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Food Drive Serves Up Free Breakfast for All

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the launch of their new Grilled Breakfast Sandwich, Panera Bread will host a food drive at all Columbus, Dayton and Greater Cincinnati area bakery-cafes. The non-perishable breakfast food drive, which will benefit the Mid-Ohio FoodBank of Columbus, the FreestoreFoodbank of Cincinnati and The Foodbank of Dayton, will be held from August 8 to 17, 2008.

Telecommunications Gateway Market Now Showing Solid Growth, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Total worldwide sales revenue for telecommunication gateways and session border controllers is expected to increase at a compounded rate of nearly 13 percent over the next five years, says a new market study from INSIGHT Research. This specialized equipment enables traditional phone networks to interconnect with next generation network services that make extensive use of the Internet.

Rimadesio Introduces Abacus Closet System, Designed Entirely of Aluminum and Glass

BOSTON, Mass., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rimadesio, the Italian manufacturer of luxury glass and aluminum passage doors, wall panels, and closet/shelving units, introduces Abacus, a dramatic and innovative walk-in closet system available exclusively in North America at Rimadesio Boston.

Wordingham Technologies Adds Online Support for Supply Chain Management

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wordingham Technologies, specialists in custom machined parts for optics, photonics and precision instrumentation, announces online customer access for tracking orders and managing releases, 24/7. The Wordingham Quality (WQ) Portal, the first of its kind in this industry, demonstrates Wordingham’s commitment to ‘quality delivered.’

EMRG Media, LLC Launches Hotel Division to Meet Growing Event Planning Demand

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media, LLC, New York’s leading event planning and marketing company, announced today the launch of its hotel division in New York City. This new division is in response to a growing hotel-industry clientele. Over the last eight years, EMRG Media has conducted event planning and marketing for New York’s premier restaurants, event spaces, nightclubs and lounges. Now, they will be adding hotels to their exclusive client roster.

CheapOair Launches Travel Affiliate Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair is proud to announce the official launch of their new travel affiliate program. The affiliate program is a major value-add to Web sites and bloggers, as payouts to affiliates are based on bookings, not travel consumed. Unlike most other travel affiliate programs, CheapOair affiliates will benefit from all of CheapOair’s travel products, including flights, hotels, car rentals, activities, events and travel insurance.

Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards

BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos’ rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.

Invest in People Power to Fight Recession

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North American business leaders believe that putting their faith in developing the skills and abilities of their workforce is the best way to reduce an organization’s exposure to the risk of recession, according to an international survey of senior business executives launched today by global business performance consultancy, McKinney Rogers.

New Devices Move Internet Videos Off PCs and Into Homes, Changing TV Forever, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, there has been a chasm between PC video and home television viewing. A welter of devices, however, will soon be bridging that divide and will bring Internet video onto the home screen-forever changing the economics of home entertainment, says a new market research study released by the INSIGHT Research Corporation. The lynchpin in this home entertainment revolution will be the devices connecting the Internet to television screens.

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Engages American Financial Strategies to Promote Its Line of High Quality, Fuel Efficient, Premium Motorbikes

PENNSAKEN, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. today announced that it has engaged American Financial Strategies, Inc. (AFS) to assist in its Investor Relations Program in cooperation with World Trade Financial. American Financial Strategies will also assist the company with introductions to the investor community. Power Sports Factory, Inc. is the leader in the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of premium, fuel efficient motorbikes.

Mentoring Success Group Launches ‘We Mentor Success’ Events for Small Businesses

DETROIT, Mich., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mentoring Success Group LLC announces a series of events that will help small business owners build their competitive edge in today’s difficult economy. The ‘We Mentor Success’ small business forums offer seminar-style instruction, in-depth networking opportunities, and hands-on workshops and mentoring with experts in small business disciplines including leadership, marketing, and strategic planning.

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.