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EPIC adds Scott Lihme as Principal in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company’s Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.

Hill PHOENIX Portfolio Grows with Dover Acquisition of Denmark-based Advansor A/S

CONYERS, Ga., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX Inc., a Dover Company, has expanded its portfolio of operating companies with Dover’s acquisition of Denmark-based Advansor A/S. The Danish company specializes in the design and manufacture of HFC-free, CO2 transcritical refrigeration and heat pump systems for supermarkets and light industrial applications. Advansor and Hill PHOENIX combined have more than 550 CO2 systems operating in supermarkets in the United States, Europe and Canada, making them the largest manufacturer of CO2 refrigeration systems in the world.

Divi Resorts Group Performs Above Market Average – First Half Results Shine despite Tough Economy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi’s properties are located.

360 Mortgage Group Adds Hugh Sinclair as Pacific Northwest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes High Sinclair as a newly hired account executive. Covering the Washington-state region, Sinclair brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.

GSA Adds New SecuGen Fingerprint Products to the FIPS 201 Approved Products List: Hamster IV v2 and ID-USB SC/PIV v2

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.

Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Launches Regional Business to Benefit Hospitality Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters – a restaurant manager recruiting firm – announced its launch this week in Ohio and Pennsylvania. While there are many other recruiting firms out there, none quite match up to the features and benefits that Ohio Restaurant Recruiters can provide.

Backbone Security Announces Digital Steganography Detection Software Replacement Program

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce a new program to allow current users of other digital steganography detection solutions to replace their tools with Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS) and Steganography Analyzer Signature Scanner (StegAlyzerSS) by just paying the cost of software maintenance – a low $625, or less if the user qualifies for or law enforcement or government discount.

In-House Employee Development Program Creates Next Generation of Workers: Workforce Investment Board Helps Fund California Steel’s Craft Development Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.

Trustmark National Bank Goes Into Production with CONIX Systems’ Dupe Detective

MANCHESTER, Vt., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX), a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, and Trustmark National Bank (Trustmark) have completed the bank’s implementation of Dupe Detective(TM), the payments industry’s leading Day 1, multi-channel duplicate payment product.

The Heat-Wave Towel – New Sports Fan Products Available from True Fan Sports

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Heat-Wave during winter! Yes, it’s true. True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami based company, recently began selling several new sports related products, primarily ‘Sports Rally Towels’ and is today announcing The Heat-Wave Towel(R).

360 Mortgage Group Hires Rosa Beaty as Midwest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Rosa Beaty as a newly hired account executive for the Midwest region, specifically Illinois. Beaty comes to 360 with more than 30 years of experience in retail and wholesale mortgage lending.

Third Law Sourcing Sponsors Special Olympics Georgia’s 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Law Sourcing, a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company, will sponsor Special Olympics Georgia’s 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament. Scott Drobes, a managing partner of Third Law Sourcing, has served as an honorary board member of the Special Olympics and been active with the organization for over 20 years.

Ecologic Names Leadership Team to Support Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has appointed David Bromage and Rod Suhan as its leadership team dedicated to Boart Longyear Financial Services.

EPIC honored by North Bay Business Journal with Healthiest Company Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.

The City of Montebello – Road to Recovery, Kosmont Management Report states City is on an Improved Path

MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Montebello announces an improved path. As Americans, we are all in this together. Our country has gone through the worst recession since the tumultuous years of the Great Depression. Thousands of cities across the nation are in financial turmoil. Economic analysis shows continued stagnation over these next few years, making it more difficult for communities to propel themselves forward. We ask ourselves, ‘How do we put the past behind us and build for our future?’

Four Points Technology Adds Chief Operating Officer to Team

CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Points Technology, LLC has appointed Joel Lipkin to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Lipkin joins Four Points from Affigent LLC (formerly TKC Integration Services), where he was general manager.

Inventive Minds Introduces Motivational Workbook for Kid Inventors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventive Minds continues to add useful and inspirational media products to its line of tools for inventions. Most recently, it has created and released ‘A Workbook For Young Inventors’ (ISBN: 978-0983344803). This workbook for kids incorporates colorful characters known as the ‘Dreamalings(R)’ that are used to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately – invent.

Radio Host Michael Baisden Invests in Small Businesses with ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.

TeamF1 Joins Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), Expands Offerings to Hypervisor Platforms

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced its support for the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) that aims to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

New Upgrade! EaseUS Unveils Todo Backup 3.5 with Remote Backup and Recovery Management

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading provider of data backup and disaster recovery and storage management solutions for Windows environment, today announces the general availability of EaseUS Todo Backup 3.5. To remotely backup and restore another computer within a Local Area Network (LAN) is now available in Version 3.5. With a more user-friendly interface and improved backup functions, EaseUS Todo Backup will certainly become a multi-functional backup software.

TeamSnap Raises Close to $1 million in Second Funding Round – Popular Website Accelerating Growth

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.

Harlequins Enigma Releases Octagon Volume 3 – Battle Without Dishonour – Hip Hop Album

BERGEN, Hordaland, Norway, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harlequins Enigma is back again, This time with their third volume in the octagon series: ‘Battle Without Dishonour.’ Battle Without Dishonour is an instrumental hip hop album and contains some of Age Rissnes’ all-time favourite tracks in the dance genre.

Reaction Biology Corporation Unveils Largest Kinase Profiling Data Set in Nature Biotechnology Publication

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology, of the largest kinase profiling data set in the public domain, disclosing previously unknown kinase inhibition relationships. The data set was compiled from over 100,000 independent activity assays performed with RBC’s proprietary HotSpot(SM) technology.

RC Billing Named in Austin Business Journal’s 2011 List of Fastest Growing Companies

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.

POSPaper.com Heightens Customer Service through Additional Distribution Centers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading Internet provider of paper rolls and other point-of-sale (POS) supplies, POSPaper.com, announced this week that it is opening two additional distribution centers in Dallas and Chicago. They are expected to open in mid-November of this year.

Denver Based Restaurant Consulting Firm Announces the Expansion and Rebranding of its Organization

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new look, new services and a new partner for Culinary Procurement Specialists, LLC has been unveiled. The new company name, Restaurant Mechanix, LLC (the ‘Company’), signifies the expansion of its consulting services into all aspects of restaurant operations and management.

Whiteflash introduces New Engagement Ring Collection by Vatche

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today the exclusive launch of the latest collection of engagement rings by award winning jewelry designer Vatche. The ‘Serenity’ collection features modern designer styling for the classic engagement ring.

United Wholesale Mortgage Earns Spot on Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders List

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that they earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2011 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders list for the first time. UWM built its own proprietary technology, which in part helped the company to become one of the largest wholesale lenders.

Another First for Brian Gavin with the Introduction of the New Customized AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality Document

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin scores another first with the introduction of the customized American Gem Society (AGS) Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document for his Signature diamonds. The AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document provides the most technologically advanced, scientifically rigorous and independently vetted cut grade system in the industry as well as the customization to complement the Brian Gavin Signature product lines. All Brian Gavin Signature diamonds are exclusively graded by the AGS Laboratories.

How to Untangle Your Exercise with Dancing and Fill your Hair and Beauty Needs All at the Same Time

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hair Spa Dance, a new and unique business, is having its grand opening November 16 and 19, 2011. This business pulls back the curtain on how busy women can take care of two of their most pressing challenges at the same time…their beauty needs and their exercise.

Dr. Craig Spodak of Spodak Dental Group Honored as Finalist Among Health Care CEOs in South Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Craig Spodak, of Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, FL, was recently honored by the South Florida Business Journal as a finalist among health care CEOs in South Florida. Leading health care professionals across Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties gathered to honor local organizations that are making a positive impact in their industry and community.

Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.

ShopRite and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Gold Award-Winning Store in Hatfield, Pennsylvania

HATFIELD, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Keasbey, N.J.-based Wakefern Food Corp are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new GreenChill Gold Award-winning ShopRite store in the Hatfield Pointe Shopping Center in Hatfield, Pa.

Reaction Biology Launches Recombinant Methyltransferase Line

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’), a leading contract research organization providing drug discovery services in epigenetics, today announced the rollout of a new product line, recombinant proteins for epigenetic research. RBC’s initial offerings will emphasize the histone methyltransferases (HMTs), including exclusive targets for which there has been no previous commercial source.

Idaho Dairy Producers Double Scholarship Plans to Help 15 Students Pursue Their Dreams

TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the dairy producer leaders of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) and its two branches – the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the Idaho Dairymen’s Association – agreed to establish a scholarship program this year, they intended to award $1,500 scholarships to seven deserving students of Idaho dairy farm families.

Dawn Westerberg to Present on Blogging, Twitter and Google+ at Duct Tape Marketing Gathering 2011

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC and an authorized Duct Tape Marketing Consultant, will be presenting a session on Blogging, Twitter and Google+ at the Duct Tape Marketing Gathering 2011 conference in Kansas City, Mo., October 27 – 29, 2011.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.

EPIC Honored as One of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area’ by Leading Business Journals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.’

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Services Agreement in Caribbean

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide security training and services to Armorguard Patrol and Technical Services.

Magnets.com Launches New Business Card Magnet Division

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indeed, gone are the days of ‘one size fits all.’ Seeking to provide an unparalleled user experience and American made product offering, Magnets.com today introduced its newest division: American Business Card Magnets.