STOWE, Vt. – Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A blanket of snow turned Vermont’s Green Mountains white as Billy Kidd, the first American male to win an Olympic (silver) Medal in Alpine Ski Racing, was inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame at the Snowflake Lodge in his hometown of Stowe on Sunday. ‘Though not fully proven, it took the fearlessness of his Abenaki Indian and Pirate (Captain William Kidd) blood to break the glass ceiling,’ said fellow Olympian Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation.
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| From: Halloween Adventure
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE Costume Superstores has expanded its fundraising efforts for 2006 in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) with a chain-wide rollout of JDRF Sneaker Sales in 100 costume stores, and the launch of online fundraising efforts via the company’s 2 e-commerce websites.
| From: Gloria Martel
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gloria Martel, author and speaker, as well as a licensed cosmetician and esthetician and the creator of the innovative ‘Gloria Martel Beauty System,’ is lecturing at The Learning Annex Health, Beauty and Wellness Day, September 30th.
| From: Pomega, LLC
SAN ANSELMO, Calif. – Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday September 30th, Pomega, LLC will support the Breast Cancer Fund by participating in the annual Peak Hike fundraiser, handing out samples of Pomega5(TM) Healing Cream to participants, offering hand massages, and donating products to the Safe Cosmetics Spa Pavilion.
| From: HearPod, Inc.
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask any baby boomer why they have not gotten help with hearing aids and they will usually say ‘price.’ HearPod, Inc. is lessening these financial fears. By providing quality, 100% digital aids at a fraction of the cost.
| From: singlemamahood publishing
CHICAGO, Ill. – Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — singlemamahood.com, a new blog and toolkit, launches with a Free Advice service for single mothers — moms who are unmarried, divorced, widowed or separated. The singlemamahood(TM) mission is ‘reducing drama for the single mama.’
| From: Performance Management & Logistics Associates
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After the September 11th terrorist attacks on America, the economy slowed down for both private businesses and public organizations. People were losing jobs and forced to change their priorities and lifestyles. However, America regained its composure, reestablished itself as a global power, and went back to normalcy. Yet the aftermath of such tragedies have produced a spiritual void in America’s workplace. Essentially, 9/11 exposed this emerging trend of workers seeking meaning and purpose in the workplace. Likewise, today’s federal employees are also demanding this necessity.
God Offers Clemency to the Nations: A Relevant Message for Those Asking, ‘Are We On a Countdown to the End of the World?’
| From: Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc.
PORT HURON, Mich. – Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Eric vonAnderseck, ThD, DD, of Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc., presents a stunning Flash production announcing ‘God Offers Clemency to the Nations.’ Dr. vonAnderseck offers a unique and compassionate approach in malevolent times with an inclusive message of hope to all communities and cultures.
| From: Pharmaskincare
SUN VALLEY, Calif. – Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don’t like needles to combat the signs of aging? You’re not alone. And here’s the best part: there’s no need to undergo costly and often painful treatments to restore the look of youthful skin. According to Pharmaskincare(R), modern research has led to some remarkable breakthroughs and extraordinary formulations that not only take the place of needles and knives, but often surpass them in long-term results.
| From: Blessed and Highly Favored Publications
ATLANTA, Ga. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Blessed and Highly Favored Publications announced the re-release of the novel, ‘Blessed and Highly Favored’ (ISBN: 0615131433). The book, available for purchase September 9, 2006, promises to challenge and contradict traditional, Christian-based literature.
| From: Performance Management & Logistics Associates
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you prepared for this school year? asks Performance Management & Logistics Associates. Well, if you are a parent, you had better think about how you are going to manage your family time this year. Daryl & Estraletta Green, nationally syndicated columnists and parents of three active children, offer advice for overcoming the stresses of ‘Back-to-School’ pressures.
| From: aNewMom.com
HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla. – Aug. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New moms need all the help that they can get and at a new Web site: www.aNewMom.com, interested moms and their families will have access to multiple resources in one location.
| From: ACSIA Partners LLC
KIRKLAND, WA – Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today a first-place and four second-place winners were announced for the ‘Over 65, Into Over-Drive’ contest, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. ‘Everybody had fun and the top entries certainly met our objective, to undermine the stereotype that over 65 means over the hill,’ says Jonas Roeser, Director of Marketing.
| From: Pomega, LLC
SAN ANSELMO, CA – Aug. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The benefits of pomegranate juice have been getting a lot of press in recent years, and the extract of this juice has been finding its way into many new skin care products. Less well known, but perhaps even more significant, are the benefits of pomegranate seed oil, a key ingredient in Pomega5(TM) skin treatment products recently launched by Pomega, LLC.
| From: Carol McClelland
MENLO PARK, CA – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Hurricane Katrina may have long since blown over, the need for emotional healing continues for those who survived this country’s largest natural disaster. With thousands of people forced to relocate into new environments within unfamiliar communities, and others returning to their homes only to find their friends and social structures long gone, many survivors continue to feel isolated, depressed, and alone in their struggle to rebuild their lives. August 29 marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Transitions Expert, Dr. Carol McClelland, cautions anyone who was directly involved in Hurricane Katrina – from the survivors, to their friends and relatives, to the rescue workers and the media – to be on the lookout for what psychologists call, ‘The Anniversary Reaction.’
The Police Connection Reports that World Trade Center Movie Release a Month Prior to September 11th Might Heighten Public’s Fear and Anxiety
| From: The Police Connection
NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oliver Stone is scheduled to release a new movie, ‘World Trade Center’ on August 9 – almost five years after the September 11 attacks; in response, the non-profit organization, The Police Connection, is concerned about increased stress and unrest for first responders and the public.
| From: Lockdown Co.
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.
Colorado Indian Games Become ‘Feeder to China Olympics’ – Sustainable Pioneers Sponsor Bid and Teams
| From: Native Voices Foundation
DENVER, CO – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colorado’s North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) ended with a strong magical feeling of being ‘a feeder to the 2008 China Olympics.’ That was the hope of Joe Garcia, President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI and San Juan Pueblo Governor/runner), whose Team New Mexico brought home the (ultimate) John Fletcher Spirit Award, said Olympic Skier Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).
Former Obese Man Seeking Participation From Corporate and Public Sponsors to Take on the Marathon Des Sables
| From: Jonathan Stark
OZONE PARK, NY – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A once rotund, obese man from Ozone Park, New York is entering the Marathon Des Sables to spark public awareness about obesity. The 2007 Marathon Des Sables is a 145 mile endurance race that is said to be the toughest footrace on earth. The race is held March 23 to April 2, 2007 in the southern Moroccan Sahara desert. Jonathan Stark, 35, is currently training for the Marathon Des Sables and is inviting corporate and public sponsors to participate in the next leg of his personal weight loss adventure.
| From: Sanford Holst
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The DaVinci Code taps into people’s deeply-held suspicion of authorities. This echoes the real-life controversy described in ‘Black Athena’: has bias led authorities to conceal the actual origin of Greek society and Western civilization? This widely-debated issue may finally have been resolved by the landmark paper presented to the World History Association on June 24, 2006 by Sanford Holst, the world’s leading expert on the Phoenicians.
Bible Scholars Predict an 85% Probability of a Nuclear Terrorist Attack on the UN Complex in Manhattan on June 9th or 10th
| From: The Lords' Witnesses
LONDON, England – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The date is deduced from the symbolic code of Jesus’ parables and Daniel’s visions and Joseph’s dream interpretations. A bible research group called the Lords’ Witnesses, claim to have found the true symbolic bible code which applies to both the old and new testaments.
O Yikes! Introduces New Line of Diaper Bags – Active Lifestyle Company Introduces Larger Diaper Bag Without Compromising Style
| From: O Yikes!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — O Yikes!, active lifestyle diaper bag manufacturer, today announces the introduction of their second line of ultra-chic urban diaper bags for active parents on the go. The latest design, O Yikes! Messenger bag, still offers the style and functionality of the original O Yikes! Slingback bag while offering a little more room.
| From: Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine
GLENDALE, CA – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way – by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children’s jumping houses.
Chicago-area Businesswoman Wants to Donate 50,000 Millennium-Edition Newspapers to a Non-Profit Group for Use as a Fund Raiser
| From: Sue Cohn
HIGHLAND PARK, IL – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet executive Sue Cohn of Highland Park, Illinois has been holding on to a cache of 50,000 new and uncirculated January 1, 2000 newspapers; most of them are the Chicago Tribune with a few thousand New York Times, Financial Times of London and USA Today also included in the lot. Her late husband purchased the newspapers in 2000 with the future intent of selling them online and in stores after they appreciated in value years later. In fact, most of the major city Millennium edition newspapers have already increased in value — and are selling on eBay and other Websites anywhere from $5 to $20 each.
Nation’s First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World’s Flora
| From: Botanic Gardens Conservation International (US)
BROOKLYN, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation’s first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.
| From: Rachel Weingarten and NWHRC
NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor’s fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.
L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards
| From: Hispanic Business Inc.
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year’s Mistress of Ceremonies.
| From: American Delphi Academy
SPOKANE, WA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Delphi Academy reports we are observing the creation of a super strain of the H5N1 avian influenza virus, so-called ‘bird flu,’ that has the potential to kill millions of animals and humans, as earth changes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HandHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a recipe for disaster is in the genetic-mixing stage for manifestation worldwide.
The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi’s Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA, April 21 – 23, 2006
| From: The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation
JENKINTOWN, PA – Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi’s Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone’s home. The Expo runs from April 21 – 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.
New Website Provides Link to American Indian Nations – SNOW-RIDERS.ORG Bolsters Indian Chances for Vancouver Olympics!
| From: Native Voices Foundation
ASPEN, CO – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Ski communities across America can play a part of developing a Native American Olympic Ski & Snowboard Team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. It’s thanks to US Ski Industry leaders suggesting that we create SNOW-RIDERS.ORG (Snowriders of American Indian Nations) to make it easier to invite tribes to ski, snowboard, and inspire snowblessings in their ancestral mountains,’ said Olympic skier, Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).
Medication Compliance Could Save Billions – MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
| From: Enterprising Vision Inc
TORONTO, ON – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it’s forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.
| From: Plangarden
HALF MOON BAY, CA – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their ‘virtual gardens’ viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.
| From: Arclinea Boston
BOSTON, MA – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea’s commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.
| From: Azure Aromatique
HUTTO, TX – Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Winter finally releases us from its skin-dehydrating grip, it is time to evaluate the damage that’s been done and take steps to replenish the badly needed moisture to our body. With Summer fast on its heels, we must take steps now to bring back that beautiful glow before donning those shorts and sandals. Azure Aromatique has come to the rescue and launched several new products to assist in the rejuvenation process.
| From: Night Owl Network
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Canada – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The First International Parliament* of Night Owls (nightowlnet.com) will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, June 2 – 4, 2006, and presented by the Night Owl Network. (*In nature, a group or gathering of owls.)
Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health, Seniors Will Submit Age-defying, Un-wimpy Activities
| From: ACSIA Partners LLC
KIRKLAND, WA – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today’s seniors really are.
| From: Native Voices Foundation
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Thanks to the warm welcoming by humanitarian sports leaders, sponsors, and Olympic leaders at Torino, there is a realistic chance that our Native youth will be able to shine in the China and Vancouver Olympics as athletes,’ said Stew Young (Tulalip ‘Orca’ Tribe), member of the Native American Ski Team; reported by the Native Voices Foundation (NVF) today.
| From: Cookie Lommel
CLEVELAND, OH – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s History Month pays tribute to inspiring women of the past and those who continue to motivate and uphold that legacy today. Cookie Lommel, Executive Director of the Western Region for the Jewish Labor Committee, denotes such exemplary leadership, and is also the first African-American woman to lead such a group into the future. The Los Angeles Times referred to her as ‘a one-woman bridge.’
| From: Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey of bridal shop owners indicates that as many as 1 in every 5 brides is pregnant. Yet, until now, finding a maternity wedding dress was like finding a needle in a haystack. Now in their second year, Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura (www.MaternityBride.com) offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns.
Hearts Rapidly Devoured at Valentine’s Day Massacre – GoldenPalace.com Eating Contest Commemorates Infamous Mob Hit
| From: GoldenPalace.com
CHICAGO, IL – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a violent display of mass consumption, Chicago native Patrick Bertoletti, arguably the fastest rising rookie in the sport of competitive eating, slaughtered the competition by eating nearly 2 pounds of chocolate hearts at the GoldenPalace.com Valentine’s Day Chocolate Massacre this morning to win $5000.