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Page 53 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Sportswomen Applaud Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee’s Title 1X ‘Pioneering’

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To spirited applause by the ‘phenomenal’ female champions honored at the ’35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Benefit’ in Denver on March 8, Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee received the prestigious ‘Pioneer Award’ for helping their dreams come true. In 1975, Suzy led the Title 1X March in DC that led to giving equal opportunities to women in school sports, said guest Cleo Arellano (Apache), a Bank of Omaha executive and supporter of the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF), co-founded by Chaffee.

Affordable low vision Digital Magnifying Aids for Either Television or Computer are Introduced

SPOKANE, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colligo celebrates 10 years as a leader in assistive technology with new magnification aids and lower prices on its complete product line. Colligo’s low vision magnifier for television, ezRead 200: Similar to a computer mouse, the ezRead 200 is placed directly on top of a book, newspaper or reading material to display the magnified image in full color right on a television screen. Built in LED lighting enhances the reading experience. Magnification is at a level of the higher cost CCTVs.

Massachusetts PI Releases Book to Guide Parents with Missing Children

BEVERLY, Mass., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unfortunately, the term ‘AMBER Alert’ is becoming more commonplace. That’s why David Almeida, PI, has authored and released a new book called ‘Abducted Dreams’ (ISBN: 978-1-606-96-261-9), in an effort to provide an insider’s view on missing child cases. Reasons for child abduction are numerous. Some cases are quickly solved while others are much more complicated.

New DNA Test is Basis for Groundbreaking IVF Refund Plan, Easing Financial Burden for Patients

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced today the introduction of the world’s first CGH-Risk Sharing Plan that guarantees qualified IVF patients a baby or offers a full refund of the clinic’s medical fees. CGH is an acronym for Comparative Genomic Hybridization – a genetic process that analyzes the chromosomal integrity of the egg or embryo prior to it being transferred to a woman’s uterus in the course of In Vitro Fertilization.

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia Book Release and Interview Event as a Featured Guest on the In the Cafe with Mocha Television Show

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group announces that, on April 17th, 2009, President Johnson Sirleaf will discuss her upcoming release titled: ‘This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman President’ (ISBN: 978-0061353475, hardcover; Harper) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary memoir.

Sportswomen of Colorado to Honor Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee as ‘Pioneer’

DENVER, Colo., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver’s Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. Suzy deserves the ‘Pioneer Award’ for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth, said Joan Birkland, executive director.

Bokashicycle Delivers Safer and More Effective Alternative to Traditional Composting

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and founder of Bokashicycle, it may be doing more harm than good. Bokashicycle is the totally natural way to reduce, reuse and recycle organic waste. It heals the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.

New Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special Equestrians is proud to announce the launch of a new program for children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. ‘We successfully completed a pilot of this program and were so pleased with the results that we are opening the group to our currently enrolled riders.’ Deb Saffern, one of the Occupational Therapists who works at Special Equestrians attributes the groups success to ‘the social interaction between the children, the one-on-one attention each child receives, along with the repetition of activities, and the variety of activities.’

Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honors Teri Hatcher and Nintendo of America and its President, Reggie Fils-Aime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ at the organization’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight’s Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award will be bestowed upon Nintendo of America and its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime.

Long Term Care Insurance for Business Owners and Executives: Tax Benefits Often Overlooked

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For people in business, there’s good news on the long term healthcare front. They can often insure themselves for less, thanks to favorable tax legislation. ‘Most owners or executives can use company dollars for a tax-deductible plan for themselves, their spouse, and dependents,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Economic Downturn Should Not Prevent Adoption

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That’s why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, reminds potential adopters that the challenging fiscal environment should not be a deterrent to adoption.

International Boycott of Kellogg’s Products Called for Over Michael Phelps Firing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg’s as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for an international boycott of all Kellogg’s products as a result of his firing.

The Nuclear Attack They Didn’t Tell Us About: The Truth About Our Vulnerability to Terrorism

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a new book from Createspace Publishing, ‘Under Nuclear Attack’ (IBSN 978-1438253619, 338 pages, $9.95, currently available at Amazon.com), author AJ Cushner introduces us to retired CIA Agent Josh Parker and draws us into the dark world of nuclear terrorism. ‘The events, places and characters are very real and the line between fact and fiction is a blur to the reader,’ the author says.

Obama is Powerless Over DEA Says Candidate Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pro-medical marijuana candidate said, ‘While the DEA is raiding local marijuana facilities against the wishes of President Barack Obama our mayor says nothing. When I am Mayor I’ll protect patients and clubs.’ L.A.’s current mayor has ducked debating candidate Craig X Rubin who is challenging him for another term as leader of the City of Angels.

Marijuana Leads to Harder Things Says Mayoral Candidate as He Gains in Polls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Law enforcement has said marijuana leads to hard things. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for L.A.’s mayor race, agrees, ‘Barack Obama wrote that he smoked marijuana. The Super Bowl MVP smoked pot, the greatest Olympian of all time, the world’s highest paid actor and some of the world’s top educators have all smoked grass, so by looking at these results one can conclude that marijuana does lead to harder things….like a leadership position in your chosen field.’

Artists Explore the Apron as an Art Form in New Magazine: Apronology

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the launch of Belle Armoire magazine in 2001, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been at the forefront of emerging trends in wearable art. Through special publications, such as Altered Couture, Haute Handbags and Belle Armoire Jewelry, they have continued to explore artistic movements within the world of art-to-wear through specific niche art forms. On February 1, 2009, they released the premiere issue of Apron*ology (apronology), an annual special publication that focuses on artfully-made aprons.

This Valentine’s Day, Newhouse Remembers Love Gone Mad

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Newhouse, a Kansas City domestic violence shelter, notes that Valentine’s Day isn’t all candy and roses for every woman. Instead, it’s a grim reminder of the fine line between love and hate. Domestic violence isn’t reserved for the poor or uneducated. According to the American Psychological Association, nearly one in three adult women experience at least one physical assault by a partner during adulthood.

Marijuana in the News Propels Craig Rubin to New Highs in Los Angeles Mayor’s Race

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three months ago Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes was cited for marijuana possession, Olympian Michael Phelps outed with a bong, brother of Barack Obama jailed for possessing one joint of cannabis, so marijuana has been in the news a lot this week. One candidate for the officer of Mayor of Los Angeles in the upcoming election is hoping the trend continues. Craig Rubin says, ‘Marijuana is the way out of the economic crisis. Here in California, marijuana is the number one cash crop.’

Karriem Riggins Plays with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, Diana Krall on Sundance Channel’s Spectacle

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luminary drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will be in good company, performing with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, and Diana Krall on Sundance’s new series ‘Spectacle: Elvis Costello With….’ A virtuoso, Riggins has taken love and molded it into life through his talents and passion. He moved from Detroit to New York City at 19 where he played with, and was mentored by jazz great Betty Carter.

What’s the ‘Greenest’ Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Americans want to be sure they’re buying casual furniture that won’t harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.

New Edition of Medicaid Planning Book Features Two New Chapters on Veterans Benefits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phylius Press, publisher of the leading book on how to qualify for nursing home Medicaid coverage, has announced a new affiliation with author Thomas Day of the National Care Planning Council. Mr. Day has contributed two new chapters on veterans benefits for nursing home residents to the recently published third edition (2009) of Phylius Press’s flagship book, ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,’ (ISBN 9780979080142) by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.

Craig Rubin in Mayor’s Election Agrees with Barack Obama

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, said President Barack Obama January 21, 2004. This quote comes from a video being passed via YouTube.com We need to rethink how we are doing the Drug War. Currently we are not doing a good job. Out of the wide group of candidates running for public office in California, one particular candidate – Craig X Rubin – stands out from the field because he claims legalizing marijuana will create jobs.

New Gate Opener Accessory a Revolution in Industry

ODESSA, Fla., Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estate Swing, products of which are found on GateCrafters.com, is releasing a revolution in gate opener accessories with the new Wireless Cellular GSM Telephone Intercom by Estate Swing. Like other telephone intercoms, the GSM Intercom will call a programmed number when the intercom button is pressed; unlike other telephone intercoms, the Estate Swing GSM Intercom is entirely wireless because it operates on a SIM card.

Love Can be Better the Second Time Around: New Book Offers Encouragement and Hope for a Successful Second Marriage

GILROY, Calif., Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘It is never too late for a second chance at love,’ says Patricia Bubash, Licensed Professional Counselor and author of a new book, Successful Second Marriages (ISBN 978-1-58909-563-2), published by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Having experienced a failed second marriage, I wondered why so few second marriages work,’ says Bubash.

Yumi Katsura Paris Fashion Show Collection Inspired by Famous Silver Screen Actresses

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yumi Katsura, a pioneer Japanese haute couture fashion designer, is previewing her new collection at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris on Tuesday January 27th, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. Each of the 25 dresses in this collection is individually inspired by 25 actresses of the silver screen.

Connected Frames, LLC Launches The Brilliant Frame(TM)

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Brilliant Frame(TM) is a revolutionary way to display artwork and photography with a built-in filing system, and is now available to the public. The unique front loading feature of the Brilliant Frame(TM) and easy display and storage capabilities make this new frame the most innovative frame system out on the market today.

Girls Write Now Annual Winter Reading Spotlights 2008 National Book Award Winner Judy Blundell and Young Women Writers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now, New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its Annual Winter Reading, co-sponsored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture. On Saturday, January 17, join participants in the program for an afternoon with young women writers and the women who inspire them — including guest speaker Judy Blundell, author of the 2008 National Book Award-winning ‘What I Saw and How I Lied’ (ISBN 978-0439903462).

Joe Sample and Randy Crawford Celebrate 33 Years of Magical Music Making with Their Soul-Slanted Second Duo CD, ‘NO REGRETS’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Certain exceptional musical matches are unquestionably made in Heaven. The day that ubiquitous keyboard journeyman, and PRA Records recording artist, Joe Sample arrived at the studio to lend his distinctive piano touch to singer extraordinaire Randy Crawford’s debut album ‘Everything Must Change’ in 1976, one of the finest pairings in contemporary jazz was born.

Textecution Kills Texting Functions While Driving and Saves Lives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texting is the new communication wave that is causing countless accidents on the road. This week, Textecution announced a user-friendly application for parents to install on their children’s phone to disable texting and Internet functions while driving. Currently, Textecution can be installed on an Android device such as the Google G1.

When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.

New York Singer Storyteller Pyeng Threadgill to Perform at Blue Note Jazz Club’s ‘Late Night Grooves Series’ on Jan. 10th

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Critically acclaimed as one of the most inventive and visionary new voices in the progressive scene of jazz, Pyeng Threadgill brings her singular approach to song back to the New York stage for the new year. Pyeng will first be presenting her work on Saturday, January 10 at the Blue Note Jazz Club as part of the storied venue’s popular ‘Late Night Groove Series.’ This after hours show will feature Pyeng with her stellar quartet.

Expert Skin Care Author Wins Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting world records. She is the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. And, on Saturday, December 20, she completed yet another world record – the longest wall sit.

Remembering our Heroes

GILROY, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hardships, struggles, hopes and triumphs of the men and women who served in World War I and World War II is wonderfully captured in ‘Letters From Heroes’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-570-0), by Edward T. Cook, a new book just published by Bookstand Publishing. This poignant collection of real letters from real servicemen allow the reader to see things through the eyes of these soldiers and understand their thoughts about war, training, sickness, the enemy and even their food.

Canines Battle Bed Bugs in New Business Venture

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed Bug Finders, LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. It’s a business that was created to help homeowners and businesses deal with the ever-growing bed bug population in North America. In New York City alone, in 2007, there were over 7,000 complaints filed with the New York City Department of Health.

Mystery of the 6,000 Year Old Science and Art of Astrology Has Been Solved

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author of the new book, ‘ASTROMASKS’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-23386-4), Vijay Rishii Ph.D., announced today that his book reveals the secret code behind the ancient and controversial science of astrology. The author decodes astrology using a new concept of complementary pairs, and gives new meanings to the zodiac signs and their real connection to humans on earth, which has never been done before in the entire history of astrology.

BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods – designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.

Burgess’s Conduct Not the Norm for Athletes

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, is on a mission to promote the good things that professional athletes do. In the wake of the Plaxico Burress incident which led the NY Giants wide receiver to surrender to police this morning, Grandich is pounding the pavement to remind people that although Burress’s conduct may be getting headlines, it’s not representative of how most professional athletes live.

Service New to Oklahoma Area Hopes to Go Out of Business

SHAWNEE, Okla., Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Child Shield, U.S.A.(TM), a national organization dedicated to the safety of America’s children has recently named a new registered Independent Agent for the Oklahoma City Area. Chad Mathews is a life long resident of Shawnee, Oklahoma and he shares with Child Shield, U.S.A. its goal of helping to prevent and recover lost, missing, abducted, and runaway children throughout America. ‘My goal in bringing this much needed service to the Oklahoma City area is that someday it will no longer be needed,’ says Mr. Mathews.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener Tells Retail Employees How to Overcome Holiday Challenges

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday shopping season is going to be a challenging one for the almost 1 in 10 Americans employed in the retail sector. In his annual holiday letter to specialty retail employees, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener discusses these challenges and opportunities and shares five tips that will enable stores to succeed in current economic conditions.

The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati

CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.