Regional Events News - Page 32

Page 32 of Regional Events News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Conference Features an ‘Unhappy’ Hour – Lagging Pay and Educational Opportunities Are Key Issues for Women in the Marketplace

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘New Beginnings’ conference, hosted by the Minnesota Business Women, will be held on April 30, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza North in Brooklyn Center, MN. This conference will offer opportunities to learn, to network, to market products and businesses. The evening will feature an Unhappy Hour sponsored by ‘Rich Chicks: Financial Freedom for Women’ at which attendees will learn to embrace prosperity.

Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on ‘Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.’

Hazmat Training Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Metro Brokers CEO Kevin Levent to speak to Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The president and CEO of Georgia’s largest real estate company, Kevin Levent of Metro Brokers, will tell Georgia’s business brokers how he decided to rebrand and join forces with two national brokerages in late 2009. Metro Brokers CEO Levent will speak to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers at their meeting Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at the South Terraces Conference Center.

Stand Up Comics Standing Up for Haiti – Warner Grand Theater San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Theater troupe Midnight Insanity and The World Mind Network are organizing a benefit comedy show for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Standing up for Haiti will take place at the historic Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, California on March 14 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Haiti Fund of Doctors Without Borders.

USMotivation Announces VIVA Virtual Suite of Products

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USMotivation announces VIVA as its latest and most exciting product designed to introduce new levels of innovation, expand reach and increase convenience for the way companies do business. VIVA, or Virtual Interactive Venue Assistant, creates virtual experiences and environments that can stand alone or complement any physical event.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals to Reduce Compliance Liability and Fines

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest DOT, IATA and IMDG Rules at Lion Technology Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship, says Lion Technology. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids, as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Free Birthday Planning: New Website Offers Wide Variety of Venues, Creative Ideas, and Exceptional Service

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Birthday Party Reservations provides a free service and fun solutions to make your special day memorable. Year after year it seems like there are more people to invite, there’s more work to be done, and less time to do it. Planning a birthday has become a task only the very patient can overcome. However, with the help of Birthday Party Reservations (BPR), your birthday party planning just got a whole lot easier.

Girls Write Now to Celebrate Another Smash Season of Fresh Talent with New Reading Series: Chapters

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York City’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced the launch of its spring series, CHAPTERS, celebrating a new year of developing New York’s best teen writers. Beginning Friday, February 26, please join us for a series of evenings, featuring Girls Write Now students and the professional writers who inspire them, at the Center for Fiction. Each event is free and open to the public.

Titan Lenders Corp Offers Broker-to-Banker Webinar for Community Bank Mortgage Lenders

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp has launched an educational webinar series for community banks considering the advantages of transitioning from mortgage lending as a broker to mortgage banker. Two February webinars have been scheduled for February 2 and February 16, 2010 at 11 a.m. EST. Community banks that want to participate in the Titan Lenders Corp webinar entitled ‘Transitioning from Broker to Banker.’

Lion Technology Discusses Latest Rules and Issues for Hazmat Shipping

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Lion Technology Presents Federal and Texas Hazardous Waste Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas businesses who generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its three-day workshops on Federal and Texas-specific industrial and hazardous waste management.

Ely Winter Festival Held February 4-14, 2010 in Ely, Minnesota

ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the 16th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 4-14, 2010, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, food events, musical concerts and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival’s 10-day period.

Hazmat Training Comes to Columbia, South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Columbia, South Carolina at the SpringHill Suites – Columbia Downtown on January 26 – 28, 2010. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day.

Hazmat Training Comes to Indianapolis, Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Indianapolis at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Indianapolis Airport on February 1 – 4, 2010.

New Windsor Eye Doctors Urge Eye Exams During National Glaucoma Awareness Month

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Glaucoma Screenings on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Glaucoma Awareness Program. ‘Glaucoma is like high blood pressure and diabetes – you have to check your eye pressure regularly,’ said Mary Davidian, M.D. fellowship trained ophthalmologist at Highland Ophthalmology.

Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including their new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.

Broadway Musicians Take Center Stage in Pit Stop Players’ Inaugural Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a ten-member instrumental ensemble, will play its inaugural concert on Monday, February 1, 2010 at 7 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Olivier Messiaen, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Danny Elfman, as well as a piece by Joshua Rosenblum, the group’s conductor and founder.

New Academic Discipline to Take Shape at Staten Island’s Wagner College

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading scholars concerned about today’s men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.

Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest round of U.S. EPA regulatory initiatives includes the new mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule issued on October 30, 2009. Under the new rule, the EPA will, for the first time, require large emitters of greenhouse gases to monitor and report their emissions. Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area.

Many California Companies in Need of Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshops during the month of January. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Los Angeles on January 11-12; Santa Barbara on January 14-15; Fresno on January 18-19; and San Francisco on January 21-22.

Professionals Guild Hosts Sacramento and Bay Area News Year’s Eve Parties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today that it is again hosting two grand New Year’s Eve parties – a Bay Area New Years Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel in Concord; the other, a Sacramento New Years Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel Arden West. Both locations encourage singles and couples to attend.

The 8th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash is back at the EMP! Presented by Seattle Bash, ‘Indulgence’ brings together 5 parties in one. It is the largest New Year’s Eve Party in Seattle with over 3,000 guests attending. This year, party in the cool surroundings of the EMP with 5 unique experiences located throughout the museum featuring music acts, comedy acts and DJ’s.

Backbone Security Sponsors EuroForensics Conference – Providing Certified Steganography Examiner Course as Pre-Conference Training

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce sponsorship of the 2010 EuroForensics Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, March 26-28, 2010. As a Silver Sponsor, Backbone will be offering their two-day Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course on March 24-25.

C. Anthony Gallery and Pop Artist Steve Kaufman Present Olympic Silver Medalist and Hall of Fame Skier Billy Kidd

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, December 4, from 4 – 6 p.m., come meet and greet this true skiing legend. Billy’s honors include 1970 World Champion, First American male to win an Olympic Medal in Alpine skiing, only person in history to win both the World Pro Championships and FIS World Championship in the same year, Olympic Silver Medalist and a member of the Skiing Hall of Fame; plus, Steve Kaufman, ‘the former assistant to Andy Warhol.’

Aspen Grove Fine Art and Internationally Acclaimed Pop Artist Steve Kaufman Proudly Present Olympic Gold Medalist Julia Mancuso

ASPEN, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, November 28, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., come meet and greet Julia, sponsored by La Croix Water, during her only U.S. races prior to defending her Olympic Gold Medal, and Steve Kaufman, ‘the former assistant to Andy Warhol.’ Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see Kaufman’s colorful paintings of Julia, Bode Miller, Billy Kidd, Marilyn and many more American Icons come alive on canvas.

C. Anthony Gallery and ‘Internationally Acclaimed Pop Artist’ Steve Kaufman Proudly Present Four Time World Champion and Two Time Olympic Medalist Bode Miller

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, December 5 from 4:45 – 5:45 p.m., come meet and greet Bode during his only U.S. races prior to the 2010 Olympics and Steve Kaufman, ‘the former assistant to Andy Warhol.’ Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see Kaufman’s colorful paintings of Bode, Julia Mancuso, Billy Kidd, Marilyn and many more American Icons come alive on canvas.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 8th Annual Symposium: Optimizing the Performance of People

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced the 8th Annual Symposium with the theme Optimizing the Performance of People. The Symposium will be the premier event in 2010 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

e-Democracy in Panama – CEO of ElectionMall Technologies Speaks at IAPC Conference

PANAMA CITY, Panama, Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ravi Singh, the CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, will be speaking on ‘The Wide Swath’ panel at the annual IAPC conference. The IAPC, or the International Association of Political Consultants, is an organization of professionals in the political sphere, dedicated to helping spread democracy throughout the world. Their main event is an annual conference, where many gather to discuss upcoming world elections and deconstruct recent trends in the political cycle.

Hat Trick Autograph Signing in Maumee, Ohio at Tireman Auto Service Centers – Dino Mascotto, Greg Jablonski, and Jim McCabe

TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hockey legends Dino Mascotto, Greg Jablonski, and Jim McCabe will be on hand signing autographs at the Tireman Auto Service Center located in Maumee, Ohio. The event will take place on Saturday, November 14th from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Copies of the book published by The Toledo Blade, ‘Hockey Night In Toledo’ are available for sale and can be personalized on the spot by one or all of the hockey greats. Purchasers of the book will receive a $5 coupon discount towards their next oil change at Tireman.

Former Georgia Gov. Barnes Will Speak to Georgia Brokers on Jobs, Business

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Georgia Governor Roy Barnes, a lawyer and a Democratic candidate for governor, will speak Tuesday, November 24, 2009 to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB), Georgia’s only professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

eDemocracy 2.0 Comes to Canada – ElectionMall CEO Discusses How Technology is Changing Politics Worldwide

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, is scheduled to speak at the 10th annual Art and Science of Public Affairs conference, sponsored by the Public Affairs Association of Canada. ElectionMall Technologies is a campaign technology company that is dedicated to helping campaigns of all sizes utilize technology and reach voters since 2000. Singh is recognized as the ‘Campaign Guru,’ a global expert on campaign technology.

Celebrities Join Dr. Bill Releford’s Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some 100 barbershops throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire will be bustling with extra activity this Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, launches the Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP).

Hazmat Training Comes to Williamsburg, North Carolina

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center will present the mandatory training in Williamsburg November 17-19, 2009.

DOT Cracking Down on Undeclared Hazmat Shipping, says Lion Technology

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the “Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification” workshop. Students may attend one, two, or all three workshops. The training will be held in: Kansas City on Nov. 9-12; Detroit on Nov. 9-12; Cincinnati on Nov. 16-19; Pittsburgh on Dec. 7-10; and Chicago on Dec. 14-17.

Small Businesses Backbone of Georgia Economy, Handel tells Georgia Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia’s small businesses are a critical part of the state’s economy, and Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel will speak about the outlook for those businesses at a monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) Tuesday, October 27, 2009. GABB is the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Epeius Biotechnologies to Partner at BIO Investor Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com), an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today that Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO, and Dr. Erlinda M. Gordon, Medical Director, will be participating in the 8th Annual BIO Investor Forum being held October 28-29, 2009, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation’s Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.

World Touring Entertainment Brings a Celebration of World Dance to California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct from Moscow, Russia, World Touring Entertainment announces The Russian Seasons’ Dance Company in a ‘Celebration of World Dance’ program, directed and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov, star of the Moiseyev Dancers. Performances are scheduled in San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles.