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Page 78 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Patented Mommy Bib(R) Replaces Conventional Burp Cloth

SPRING HILL, FL – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a category that has seen virtually no innovation since its birth, a brand new company and product called Mommy Bib has reinvented the burp cloth. New parents have been dealing with baby spit-up and drool for ages, and burp cloths have been ineffective at providing adequate protection. Now there’s a better way! Introducing, Mommy Bib the ultimate protection from baby spit up drool.

Armor Legal Counsel Welcomes Erika Eichler, Adam Levy and Jay Parkhill

PALO ALTO, CA – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Legal Counsel is pleased to announce that Erika Eichler, Adam Levy and Jay Parkhill have joined the firm in Of Counsel positions. Mr. Levy joins Armor Legal after having served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Siebel Systems, responsible for technology licensing from 2003 until 2006. Mr. Levy brings strong experience to Armor Legal in venture capital, corporate securities, technology licensing and employment law.

deverus Client Growth Index Shows an Increase to 47.67 Percent through Q2 2006

AUSTIN, TX – Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus clients continue to experience growth beyond industry expectations. In 2006 deverus introduced the deverus Client Growth Index which showed deverus clients had grown 41.63% in 2005. This growth has continued to increase over the first 2 quarters of 2006.

deverus has Partnered with On-Site Austin to Provide Better Technology Service to Their Clients

AUSTIN, TX – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus has partnered with On-Site Austin, a computer solutions, technology service, and consulting company. On-Site will compliment deverus’ expertise, increase deverus’ capabilities, and deepens deverus’ commitment to the security, stability, and performance of deverus technology.

Management Dynamics Wins Multiple Awards in 2006

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as an industry leader in 2006 by several leading supply chain and logistics publications including Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies’ ‘Top 100 Supply Chain Partners,’ Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s ‘100,’ Inbound Logistics’ ‘Top 100 Logistics IT Providers,’ and Manufacturing Business Technology’s ‘Global 100.’

Century 21 Department Store Announces August 10th, 2006 Grand Opening of its Newest Designer Label Discount Megastore at Bergen Mall, Paramus, NJ

PARAMUS, NJ – Aug. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wait is over. Bergen County, New Jersey residents will soon experience the magic of the legendary Century 21 Department Store with the opening of ‘New York’s Best Kept Secret’ at the Bergen Mall, on Thursday, August 10th, 2006. As the Bergen Mall embarks on an ambitious makeover, its main star, Century 21 Department Store, is ready to shine.

iMAX Business Solutions to Open Southwest Sales Office

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMAX Business Solutions, the leading Internet provider of credit card machines and credit card terminals, is pleased to announce the opening of their Southwest sales office. The office is currently under construction in Scottsdale, Arizona. and should open winter 2006.

Numerica Corporation Hires Four New Personnel

FORT COLLINS, CO – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientific research, development, software, and consulting company, Numerica Corporation, has just announced the hiring of the following personnel: Eric H. Kuo as Research Scientist IV, Adam K. Shaver as Research Scientist II, Robert Scott Danford as Research Scientist II and Stacie Davis as Administrative Assistant III.

Syntec Technologies and RTM Merge to Form Syntec Optics

PAVILION, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has opened its seventh presence. This time in Sarasota, Florida.

Patented Steelcore Security Spa Straps Could Save Lives

ANAHEIM, CA – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids and water can be a dangerous mix, and spas are a common cause of summer drowning events. Safety spa covers are required to have locks to protect children aged 0-5; because they are only for small children, spa cover manufacturers use small plastic buckles that lock with a small plastic key that are sewn to the spa cover. The plastic locking buckles are easily broken and standard webbing straps are easily cut. In contrast, Steelcore’s new, patented security spa straps available at steelcore.net/spa make spas childproof for any age and prevent any unwanted access by children or adults.

New Research Uncovers Male and Female Affluent Views on Money Matters

GREENSBORO, NC – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oechsli Institute has completed its third in a series of independent research projects on affluent Americans with at least $100,000 to over one million dollars of investable assets.

The Active Network Acquires LeagueOne to Extend Reach in Youth Soccer Market

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Active Network, Inc., a provider of application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations and operator of the largest team and league sports community on the Web, has acquired Alamo, Calif.-based LeagueOne (www.LeagueOne.com), a leading registration and data management software provider to state soccer associations affiliated with the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer).

Telecommunications Private Line Market Begins Growing Again, says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, NJ – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of contraction, the market for private line services began growing again in 2006, signaling the start of a long anticipated recovery in this $36 billion telecommunications segment, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. Private lines are point-to-point circuits leased by enterprises from telecommunications carriers in order to link enterprise sites to each other and to the Internet.

Dana Harrison Selected as Chief Technology Officer for Near Future

DALLAS, TX – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Near Future, LLC, a Dallas based design and installation firm specializing in combining state-of-the-art technology with high-end style announced today the appointment of its new Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Dana Harrison.

deverus Partners with National Background Data to Offer their Clients the ‘deverus Instant Advantage’

AUSTIN, TX – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus and National Background Data announce coming together to form the deverus Instant Advantage(TM), a program of instant database information and processes that will allow deverus clients the power, flexibility and focus to meet their customer’s needs and drive their bottom line profits. The deverus Instant Advantage(TM) brings together business expertise, technology capabilities, market leverage, a strategic focus, and a team of dedicated individuals to take instant search data and system functionality to the next level.

Authernative Granted Key Patent for User Authentication Technology

REDWOOD CITY, CA – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method.

Glaucoma Specialist Joins Newburgh, NY Ophthalmology Practice

NEWBURGH, NY – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thien (Tim) Huynh, M.D. has joined Highland Ophthalmology Associates in Newburgh, NY where he will practice glaucoma as well as general ophthalmology.

New Lottery Pooling Ticket Gives Players More Chances to Win and Boosts States’ Revenues

PHOENIX, AZ – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A lottery-products company, Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC (RMS), located in Phoenix, believes they have the answer to every state’s sagging, online-lottery sales and lottery player disenchantment with the high odds against winning – it’s called PoolingPLUS(TM).

New England-Canada Business Council Announces 2006-2007 Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) has elected the following individuals to the NECBC Board of Directors for 2006-2007: President and CEO, Leo Desjardins, President and CEO, Conservation Resource Solutions, Inc.

Lyamec in Agreement with Grifco on $2.25 Per Share Offer

LONDON, UK – July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec announces that it has reached an agreement with Grifco (OTC: GFCI) to move on the USD $2.25 per share offer: We look forward to receiving fully executed documents in the upcoming days, and look forward to move to closing. Lyamec states acquisition initiatives on the 5 year outlined USD $76.5 Million GPC approved Libya facility entails an additional premium of USD $28 Million to be paid directly to Lyamec.

New Partnership, Bantam Electronics(SM) Assumes Operational Hardware Manufacturing for Acequia

AUSTIN, TX – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom manufacturing solutions for OEMs, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Acequia, L.P. Acequia is a leading provider of irrigation water conservation solutions to local and nationally based commercial property owners.

Engineering Evaluation and Testing Completed – Follow-On Product Identified

SOLANA BEACH, CA – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) is pleased to announce that the engineering evaluation and testing phase of the electric propulsion system for the ‘Mexico City Three Wheel Taxi Cab’ project has been successfully completed. The Mexico City management group plans to conduct the final visual inspection, design buyoff, and final testing during the first week of July at the Las Vegas design and testing facility.

La Dolce Diva, Inc. Debuts with Italian-Inspired Luxury Bath and Body Collections

ATLANTA, GA – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Dolce Diva celebrates la dolce vita! Every day is a reason to celebrate with La Dolce Diva, a chic new collection of luxurious bath and body products, aromatic soy candles and elegant note cards inspired by the sweet life of Italy.

Market Acceptance of Grid Computing Continues As the Technology Enters Commercial Mainstream, says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grid computing has penetrated well beyond the large research institutions that first developed the techniques required to virtualize computing resources and has entered the early adoption phase of mainstream commercial computing, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

Immersion Graphics is Selected as One of Top 50 System Integrators in the Industry by Systems Contractor News

COMMERCE, MI – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Immersion Graphics Inc., a leader in providing the Detroit automotive industry with advanced audio / visual solutions, continues to grow and has been recognized by Systems Contractor News (SCN) as one of the Top 50 Systems Integrators in the audio / visual industry.

New Way to Keep Faces Clean – Aicello Launches Cosmetic Film Strips

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announces the introduction of an innovative lifestyle accessory into North America, the first cosmetic quality facial soap newly launched in Asia by a leading cosmetic brand. Fusion Film soap leaves are convenient, stylish and pocketable cosmetic sheets that meet the demands of the modern lifestyle. Each sheet dissolves instantly in water into a soft, rich lather.

GIS Connectivity with VoiceGate’s Emergency e-Response, Canadian First

TORONTO, ON, Canada – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VoiceGate Corporation, a leader in Mass Message and Business Continuity Planning Notification Systems, is pleased to announce its partnership with ESRI Canada, a leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS) solutions. The partnership was announced at the World Conference on Disaster Management event earlier today.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC’s DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

The Advantage Funding Group of Companies Announces Sale of 80 percent of its Stock to Marubeni Motor Holdings, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Advantage Funding group of companies announced today the sale of 80 percent of its stock to Marubeni Motor Holdings, Inc., which is 80% owned by Marubeni America Corporation and 20% owned by Marubeni Auto & Construction Machinery America, Inc.

Largest Sports Industry Start-Up Competition Selects HomeSwimmer’s Portable Stationary Swimming System as Finalist

SAN ANTONIO, TX – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeSwimmer, Ltd., a San Antonio-based company, is the creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system that has been selected to be a finalist in ISPO’s BrandNew Award of Germany.

iMAX Business Solutions Expands with New North West Sales Office

DENVER, CO – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMAX Business Solutions, the leading Internet provider of credit card machines and credit card terminals, is pleased to announce the opening of their North West sales office. The office will be lead by veteran agent Travis Taylor, who started with iMAX as a sales rep in 2001 and has worked his way through the ranks and is now President of the North West office.

Three Telecommunications Networks Now Thrive, But Only One to Survive, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wireless, Internet and phone networks that presently comprise the global telecommunications infrastructure will generate nearly $1.2 trillion in revenue this year, but according to a new market analysis report from Insight Research, there is a very real possibility that by the close of 2011 one of the three networks may come to dominate the others and thereby change the telecommunications revenue picture completely.

Crescent Diagnostics Secures Venture Capital Financing Investment to Advance the Development of its Novel Bone Quality Test

LONDON, UK – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crescent Diagnostics Ltd. (Crescent), a privately held company developing a new test for bone health, today announced the completion of a GBP 550,000 (Euros 800,000) funding round. Seroba BioVentures (Seroba), a Dublin-based specialist life science venture capital firm led the round in conjunction with a number of private investors.

American Freight Companies Announces New Office

CLEARWATER, FL – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matthew J. Brosious President and CEO of Avxa Inc announced today, that American Freight Companies / FreightCenter.com will be expanding its operation into a new and second office to be located in the Trinity area of Florida. The new office building will house offices for domestic and international freight logistics services.

TIC International’s Technology Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Percento Technologies International

HOUSTON, TX – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Technology Services Division has changed its name to Percento Technologies International. With the new name, Percento Technologies International, will aid in identifying their already successful technology services as well as provide a new base and strategy for brand identification.

New Industrial Dealer Announcement: Top Nikon Dealer is Expanding to Texas

MELVILLE, NY and FORT WORTH, TX – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nikon Instruments, Inc., a world leader in the development of advanced optical technology, and Brook-Anco Corporation, Nikon’s industrial distributor in New York and Michigan, have announced an agreement for the distribution of Nikon Industrial and Measuring Products in the state of Texas. Nikon and Brook-Anco will be holding an Open House to commemorate the event at Nikon’s Lewisville Regional Headquarters.

Grifco International Fields Offers From the United States, the United Kingdom, and Libya

HOUSTON, TX – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec Corp announces that it is in agreement with Grifco (OTC: GFCI) in negotiating on several offers made to Grifco International to either merge or to be acquired. Current offers originating from the United Kingdom, the United States and Libya range from GBP 28 Million British Pounds (USD $49 Million equivalent) to GBP 33 Million British Pounds (USD $59 Million equivalent).

How2 Group Continues Expansion – Both Online and Offline

MIAMI, FL – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Budding Internet giant, How2 Group International, has just increased its offline presence, bringing many new jobs and opportunities to the Orlando, Florida marketplace – in addition to strengthening the service capacity of the company’s portfolio of web sites. How2 Group recently opened a state-of-the-art operations center in Orlando, which will employ over 200 telephone sales and customer service associates. This new facility is the first of several the company plans to open in the future

Heritage Skin Care, Inc. Expands Product Offerings throughout the Southeast Region

MIAMI, FL – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heritage Skin Care, Inc. based in Miami, FL, has recently increased their product offerings to be available in the Southeast and in major retailers such as Wal-Mart; beauty supply stores; and select drug stores throughout the region.

TeamF1 and AMCC Expand Support for Advanced Wireless and Security Solutions

FREMONT, CA – June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, and Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) (NASDAQ: AMCC), a leading vendor of embedded PowerPC(r) and network processors today announced expanded support of TeamF1’s secure networking solutions on AMCC’s PowerPC family of highly integrated embedded microprocessors.

Survey Tracks Salary Cuts and Other Trends

CHARLOTTE, NC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly one-third of white-collar workers who changed jobs during the last year took a pay cut, in part because of bad advice from family and friends, according to a national survey by the experts at Graham Holland, the Charlotte based career management firm. Nearly 30% of those executives surveyed who said they took a new job, accepted pay cuts, sometimes because of over confidence or costly mistakes during salary negotiations.

Look for Signals that your Job is in Jeopardy, says Career Management Firm Graham Holland

CHARLOTE, NC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people overlook the subtle signs that their jobs are at risk. By the time most employees realize their jobs are in jeopardy, there is usually very little they can do to change the situation, warns Epsie Shapley, Managing Partner of Graham Holland, the career management firm. People need to take action before it’s too late

Instant Laptop Rental and YES College Preparatory Schools form a Strategic Partnership

HOUSTON, TX – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The seniors at YES College Preparatory Schools recently found out that they will be receiving a very valuable graduation present from an unexpected source. All 50 graduating YES seniors are receiving a free wireless enabled laptop computer, courtesy of Instant Laptop Rental.

Effective May 25, 2006: Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. Changes Name to JIT Toyota-Lift

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. will begin conducting business as JIT Toyota-Lift to better convey their dedication to all of Western New York; not just the Jamestown area. JIT Toyota-Lift is Western New York’s only authorized Toyota forklift dealer.

New Service Will Support ‘Long Term Living,’ an Alternative to Yesterday’s Long Term Care

KIRKLAND, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Hot 100 List for Second Year in a Row

SEATTLE, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur Magazine released its latest hot 100 list of America’s fastest-growing new businesses in America and Techlink Northwest, one of only two Washington state companies to make the grade, is named for the second year in a row.

Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports

NASHVILLE, TN – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are part of Brown Investments’ plan to expand into the airports, hotels and office buildings markets. Brown Investments, Inc. is a full-service business brokerage and investments firm, specializing in the placement and sale of ATMs.

Hank Leingang Joins ITM Software As Chief Executive Officer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ITM Software, provider of the only integrated application suite currently on the market targeted solely at the business management needs of the CIO and IT organization, today announced the appointment of Mr. Henry J. ‘Hank’ Leingang as president and chief executive officer, effective April 3, 2006. He was also named to the board of directors.

Commodity Research Bureau Completes Acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information today announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities and currency markets.

Prototype Units Ready for Shipment

SOLANA BEACH, CA – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board ARME / ARME.ob) announces the first delivery of the frames and bodies from Hero Manufacturing in India for the Mexico pedi-cab contract. The units will be delivered to the Armor Las Vegas facility via air freight during the week of May 15th. Armor and Hero engineers together recently incorporated specific enhancements to the design of the front forks and the frame to better accommodate the power from the electric propulsion system.

Global Oil Tools Libya to Launch on the Libyan Stock Exchange

TRIPOLI, Libya – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its 16th weekly regular meeting held Sunday evening in Tripoli to issue the resolution and the articles of associations of the market, The Secretariat of the General People’s Committee has approved a draft resolution to the establishment of Libya’s Stock Exchange Market.

Fiserv Lending Solutions – Portfolio Services Teams up with ComplianceEase to Provide Advanced Portfolio Due Diligence Services to the Capital Markets

BOULDER, CO. and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fiserv Lending Solutions – Portfolio Services (FLS-PS), a business unit of Fiserv Inc. (Nasdaq: FISV), and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc. today announced a strategic alliance through which FLS-PS will use ComplianceEase’s automated compliance solution, ComplianceAnalyzer(R), as the exclusive compliance component of their due diligence service offering for the Capital Markets.

LifeSpan Treadmills to Feature Patented Revolutionary Safety Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCE Health & Fitness, manufacturer of LifeSpan fitness equipment, announced it will incorporate a unique, load sensing feature into LifeSpan HOME series and PRO series treadmills. The U.S. patent office recently approved a patent covering LifeSpan’s Intelli-Sense(TM) Automatic User Sensing Technology. Intelli-Sense(TM) is an intelligent, revolutionary feature which increases treadmill safety and allows for step-based programming.

Millenigence President Featured on Wall Street Reporter

IRVINE, CA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millenigence today announced that its president, Saied Kazemi, has been featured in an interview with the online financial forum, WallStreetReporter.com. The interview covers Millenigence and its newly launched service, Frucall.

LocaModa Releases StreetSurfer 3.2

BOSTON, MA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering ‘The Web Outside,’ today releases the latest version of StreetSurfer, a location-based interactive marketing platform for retail, entertainment, real estate, travel and tourism industries.

LaborLawCenter, Inc. Assists Michigan Employers in Compliance With New Labor Law Postings Affected by the First Minimum Wage Increase Since 1997!

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaborLawCenter, Inc. is notifying Michigan employers of the changes affecting the mandatory posting requirements (29 CFR 1903.2 (a) (1)), since the new minimum wage increase has been passed. With Michigan’s new minimum wage going into effect, many employers will be out of compliance.

Preparing Your Pre-schooler for the Future… PC Kidz USA Announces Their Expansion into the Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area

TYLER, TX and CHARLOTTE, NC – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shawn Lippincott of Cornelius North Carolina will be the managing owner of PC Kidz Metro LLC, the sixth PC Kidz franchise in the United States. The new franchise will serve Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, York and Stanley Counties in North Carolina. The company will offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

Armor Electric Announces New Board Member

SOLANA BEACH, CA – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sam Karp to the Board of Directors. Mr. Karp is a resident of and premier builder/developer in the exclusive community of Rancho Santa Fe, located in southern California. Mr. Karp has a great interest Armor and believes in the exceptional potential of Armor’s electric vehicle program sufficient to provide a substantial capital investment into the company in February 2005 and again in April 2006.