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Page 172 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Mortgage Document Preparation Vendor International Document Services Selected for 2012 Lenders’ Choice Mortgage Technology Award

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, took home the 2012 Lenders’ Choice Mortgage Technology Award at the 13th Annual Mortgage Technology Awards Ceremony on Sunday Oct. 21.

Sustainable Teachers Delegation from Sweden tours Alegria Farm to learn about Disease-Preventing Food and High-Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh.

EPIC adds Cris Nunez as principal in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Cris Nunez as principal in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Nunez brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance and risk management, with a focus on workers’ compensation.

Lightway Solar America Enters Into Agreement with Pristine Sun to Supply 11.8 MW of Solar Modules

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., and Pristine Sun, LLC have entered in an agreement whereas Lightway will supply 11.8 megawatts of solar panels for 12 projects located throughout California ranging from 325 KW to 1.95 MW. The Supply Agreement was structured to have Lightway’s project development subsidiary, LWSA Project Development LLC, invest a total of $2.55M in exchange for equity ownership.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Executive Director Sandy Harmsen Appointed to Chair California Workforce Association

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Executive Director Sandy Harmsen was appointed to Chair of the California Workforce Association’s Executive Committee. The committee facilitates the direction and management of the Association.

Mortgage Technology Magazine Names Global DMS Client United Fidelity Funding to its Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers List

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of compliant Web-based valuation management software, announced that its client, United Fidelity Funding Corp. (UFF), earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2012 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list. Global DMS’ Web-based appraisal management and valuation solution was cited as a key reason that UFF made the list.

Lightway Solar America Executes 62.8 MW Solar Project Development Pipeline

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lightway Solar America, Inc. (LSA), the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd. (LGNE), has announced the execution of 62.8 Megawatts of contracts through their project development subsidiary, Lightway Solar America Project Development, LLC (LWSA PD).

New Employment Resource Center in Victorville Offers Central Location for Training, Placement and Career Services

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville. Moving from its former location in Hesperia, the new Employment Resource Center is now located at 17310 Bear Valley Rd., Suite 109, Victorville.

EPIC welcomes Benefits Consultant Adam Medeiros

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Adam Medeiros as an employee benefits consultant in its Fresno office. Medeiros brings his extensive knowledge of group health and welfare benefits, including ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA, to EPIC’s rapidly expanding Fresno team.

Localization LLC Translations Continues to Expand Into New Boston and New England Markets Offering Translation and Language Services

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Localization LLC Translations is happy to announce its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts at One Boston Place (201 Washington Street, Suite 2600). This new location is the result of the expanding need for translation and language service in today’s challenging business market.

Bolt Fitness Gets Patent for Newly-Inspired Fitness Product

PHILADEPLPHIA, Pa., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bolt Fitness announced this week that it was granted a patent (U.S. Patent D666,255) for a new, innovative fitness product – the Bolt Wheel – which brings the gym to the home.

Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum to Provide Safe Rides at Fantasy Fest

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the eighth consecutive year, Captain Morgan Rum Company and the City of Key West have teamed up to provide free Safe Rides during the busiest night of Fantasy Fest. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, all Key West Department of Transportation Buses will be free to ride.

PCM of California, Inc. to Manage RSM’s Traditions Homeowners’ Association

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to manage the Traditions Homeowners’ Association located in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

A Winning Kitchen Remodel Recipe: 4 Secret Ingredients for Success

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time since 2008, kitchens have become the number one remodeling project for homeowners, according to the ‘Fall 2012 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report’ from RemodelorMove.com. But before you join the rush to remodel your kitchen, you should carefully consider whether the project is a good idea for your finances and family.

Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

Quandis Launches New Skip Trace Application for Default Servicing

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition that it released a Web-based skip trace application to locate individuals that are in default via a centralized platform. The solution can be utilized by mortgage companies to quickly locate, contact and personally engage with borrowers who are in distressed financial situations.

Titan Lenders Corp. Enters Correspondent with Titan Capital Solutions, Under Mortgage Veteran Debora Aydelotte

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced its entry into the correspondent channel with the creation of Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned correspondent lending subsidiary. The announcement was made during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 99th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago.

United Wholesale Mortgage Reports Huge Uptick in Originations for Q3

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 49 states, announced that it grew its residential lending volume from $1.245 billion in Q2 to $2.019 billion in Q3, representing a 62 percent increase.

ArteQuesta Creates Breakthrough Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

Angara is a Proud Sponsor of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October Angara presents the ‘Pink Collection’ in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The Pink Collection includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.

EPIC adds Joe Dunn as Vice President of Workers Compensation Claims

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Dunn as Vice President, Workers Compensation Claims in its Fresno office. Dunn brings eleven years of experience in workers compensation, settlement negotiation, and Medicare sectors to EPIC.

More Than 200 Gather at The Quail & Olive

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

Aero-Missile Components Named FLEXLOC Locknut Master Distributor by SPS Technologies

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aero-Missile Components, a subsidiary of Precision Aerospace Components, Inc., has been named a Master Distributor by SPS Technologies in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania for its FLEXLOC(R) Locknut product line.

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are Arguing in Election Debates, Hire an Attorney to Argue for You with a Special Discount

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 2012 Election Day to the date of swearing into the Oval Office, Essex, Hudson and Passaic county residents can take advantage of a special discount on a lawyer fee. The Law Office of Edwin W. Concepcion is offering to these residents a Municipal Court first appearance fee of only $350.

Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold – Conversion Opportunity to Brand the Hotel in a Strong Market

ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name ‘North Coast Inn.’ The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.

Blings Indiegogo Crowd-Funding Project Lights Up iPhone and Android Interactive Sneakers

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blings, Inc. releases details for its crowd-funding project on Indiegogo.com for intelligent lighted shoes. Blings(TM) are the world’s first illuminated shoes that will interact with an iPhone or Android device. The idea was to bring together the elements of style, functionality and technology into a coherent product that can be worn anywhere, which will stand out in a crowd.

Much Anticipated Grand Opening of The Humble Pie Store in Historic Baker: October 20, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A not so humble start for The Humble Pie Store! Denverites apparently are lovin’ themselves some pie. The Humble Pie Store opened a cute booth at the farmer’s market this year in Denver and the following has been immense; with people pre-ordering organic fruit pies all summer and already placing orders for Holiday Pie.

Softway Solutions Design Team Places Second for American Design Awards

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based strategic digital solutions firm Softway Solutions announced today that it won second place for logo design in the American Design Awards (ADA). An internationally-recognized independent awards program, the ADA recognizes designers from around the world who produce innovative and creative design pieces.

Titan Lenders Corp. Signs 24 Mortgage Lenders, Servicers; Demand Highest for Outsourced Mortgage Fulfillment, MERS QA Audit Services

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) has signed 24 new customers since August 2011, a 50 percent increase in new business gains over the same period last year. Titan’s lead offerings during the last 12 months include general fulfillment services, MERS QA audit services, warehouse QC services, Mortgage Access Program (MAP) and collateral retention services.

Binh Dang of LendingQB Named to The MReport’s ‘Top Five Industry Lending Leaders’ List

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its president, Binh Dang, has been named to The MReport magazine’s ‘Top Five Industry Lending Leaders’ list.

Doyle Design Fashions – Men’s Custom Velvet Jackets Release Video on Why They Started Their Company

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Men’s Custom Velvet Jackets today released a video on YouTube describing why Doyle Design Fashions got started. It covers how Andy Doyle, founder and President of Doyle Design Fashions, searched for a velvet jacket for his wedding and the frustration of that search.

‘Green Across America’ Goes Clean Across America and Back!

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the ‘GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.’

iFOS Awarded U.S. Department of Treasury IDIQ Contract

CLARKSVILLE, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS, as an emerging leader in Federal financial solutions and technology, announced that the firm was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) base plus 4 option years contract award to support CDFI grant programs. This effort will require iFOS to recruit up to 100 field reviewers that can evaluate CDFI grant applications submitted from start-up organizations as well as large, national scale enterprises.

Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.

The Quail & Olive Hosts Grand Opening – New olive oil tasting room in the Carmel Valley Village specializes in California products

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail & Olive will host a grand opening event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The event will feature olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings, skin health product demonstrations and local a capella act, The Valley Boys. Gourmet food catered by Paradise Catering and local wines as well as non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a no-cost celebration open to the community.

Japanese Delegation tours Alegria Farm to learn about High Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming Process

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria’s innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.

The Crucial Relationship Between Home Ownership Rates and Household Income

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Analysts and real estate market experts at BankForeclosuresSale.com have just released a revealing new infographic providing home buyers and investors with valuable insight into the causes and effects of the recent housing crisis.

Laser Cutting Company Wins SBA Award to Expand Laser Tube Cutting Services

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laser cutting company Ohio Laser has won the annual Ohio Statewide Development Corporation (OSDC) SBA 504 2012 Loan Project of the Year. Ohio Laser, an ISO 9001:2008 certified metal fabricator provides precision laser cutting services, laser tube cutting, copper cutting, brass cutting and other metal fabrication services. OSDC selected Ohio Laser from over 200 hundred companies in their portfolio.

SafeToSleep Announces Launch of Innovative Sleep and Breathing Monitor at ABC Kids Expo

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM) (SafeToSleep.com) announced the launch of its innovative new baby product, the Sleep and Breathing Monitor, a breakthrough in infant sleep safety that monitors each breath of a sleeping baby with hospital accuracy and streams the breath wave to a smartphone as it occurs. The Sleep and Breathing Monitor will alarm upon detection of slow, fast, and no breath events.

Connexum Recruits Ron McNab as President and CEO to Lead Company

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connexum, LLC, an emerging leader in network, voice and data services for the telecommunication industry, announced it has hired industry veteran Ron McNab as president and CEO. Mr. McNab is responsible for defining Connexum’s strategic direction, providing leadership and executing on the company’s goal of expanding its business and growing its product line.