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Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded Phase II SBIR Grant for Drug Discovery

MALVERN, PA – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to apply its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery.

New Floors That Creak and Look Like Those From an Old Southern Mansion for ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C.

VENTURA, Calif. and KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patina Old World Floors was instructed by their client to create floors to look like they came from an old Southern mansion and creak like such old floors should. By using old world hand finishing methods coupled with modern technology, they did exactly that for the new 5 star luxury resort, ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C. that opened in the second half of 2004.

Lobraus CEO to Address Hong Kong International Logistics Conference

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – August 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lobraus Trade Finance Corp today announced that their Founder and CEO, Renato Ferreira, will be a key speaker at the Hong Kong International Logistics Conference being held at the Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong, September 14-15, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Oliso, Inc. Launches Revolutionary Touch&Glide Iron

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oliso, Inc., announced the release of its Touch&Glide(tm) iron today. Oliso CEO, Ehsan Alipour, said ‘We are very excited to see the rollout of our first product. I think our innovation will redefine the experience of ironing.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

100 Painted Cows Storm Florida – Better to Paint Cows Than Eat Them

SARASOTA, Fla. – August 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A surreal display of marketing creativity can be seen 2.3 miles east of I-75 on Fruitville Rd. in Sarasota, Florida – 100 cows grazing in a field, with a website address painted on their bodies and several even painted completely purple. No, this isn’t an excerpt from a Hunter S. Thompson novel; it’s the latest and most unusual marketing campaign by GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Protect Your Family and Children With a Water Safety Throw!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is a tragedy we hear about every spring and summer – a child drowns in a retention pond or pool in a nearby neighborhood. With most medium to large cities having 1000s of retention-ponds, every parent and homeowner should be prepared in case such a tragedy happens in his or her neighborhood! Now available from Sams Technical Publishing is the Fox40 Water Safety Throw. This is the perfect item to have on hand if you have a swimming pool or retention pond nearby.

Exciting New Book Untangles the Mystery of How to Be a Top Producing Sales Professional

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strategic Sales Closers LLC today announced the publication of a new book ‘The Sales Superstar Bible – Everything You Need To Know To Be The Top Producing Sales Professional In Your Company.’ This book demystifies and simplifies the world of professional sales, says author Michael Leppo.

Young Investing Phenom Unlocks the Keys to the Stock Market

MADISON, Wisc. – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — College student Evan Reas, from a small town in Wisconsin has come up with an innovative investing strategy resulting in 205.1% growth in his portfolio in the past 12 months (Aug 1st, 2004 – Aug 1st, 2005). Reas hopes to write a book about his strategies and how they can be applied to anybody’s portfolio in any amount of time.

100 Painted Cows: PETA Supports Unique Advertising Idea

SARASOTA, Fla. – August 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com continues to make headlines with extraordinary marketing philosophy. It’s a beautiful summer day. The perfect day for a leisurely drive. There’s nothing but endless farmland until you see a sight that’s right out of the Twilight Zone – 100 cows grazing in a field, with a website address painted on their bodies and several even painted completely purple!

95North Recording Corporation Tears Up a New Road in Music History

SWANZEY, NH – August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 95North Recording Corporation tears up a new road in music history. Their latest CD, ‘Fins, Chrome, and the Open Road – A Tribute to the Cadillac’ races into history with a unique license. For the first time in the automobile giant’s 100+ years, General Motors Corporation has endorsed a music project in tribute to their famous Cadillac. Their decision to embrace this project was based on the incredible pool of talent, as well as the high standards of music production held at 95North Records.

Christians Unite to Burn Harry Potter Books

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and Gospel singer Bob Miller, a registered Republican, said today that it was not carved in stone that President Bush will meet with Rev. T.D. Turner Sr. of the Jesus Non-denominational Church, Greenville, Michigan and others who have burned or advocate the burning of Harry Potter books. Rev. T.D. Turner Sr., a church bishop, said the congregation ‘will burn Harry Potter books and other witchcraft items to let the world know that there are true followers of Jesus Christ who will not call evil good.’

Family Service Foundation Selects New CEO – Jesse Greene, Jr. Poised to Lead Agency

LANDOVER HILLS, MD – August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family Service Foundation (FSF) today announced the appointment of Mr. Jesse Greene, Jr. as its new Chief Executive Officer. As the agency prepares to embark on its 69th year of providing services and support to individuals and families throughout the state of Maryland, a reexamination of corporate goals, values and vision was necessary. FSF, a non-profit human service agency, is confident that new CEO Jesse Greene, Jr. will uphold this commitment in leading them towards their ultimate goals.

DynaPump Announces Energy Savings Results

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSIWRE) — DynaPump, Inc. has announced the results of energy testing from the manufacture and operation of their entire line of innovative pumping systems. Test results have shown that the manufacturing of a DynaPump unit saves 1 million kw/hr per pump when compared to a conventional beam pump.

FILED UNDER: Energy Oil Gas and Solar
 

Seaweed Systems, Inc. Stands Behind Launch of OpenGL ES SC at Siggraph 2005

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and WOODINVILLE, Wash. – August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seaweed Systems, Inc. (Seaweed), a leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions, throws its weight behind the launch at Siggraph 2005 of the OpenGL ES SC 1.0 profile, which specifically addresses the need for an open standard, small footprint OpenGL subset definition ideally suited to embedded applications that have safety or security requirements.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Greater Northwest Medical Group Expands Nutritional Counseling Services

BUFFALO GROVE, IL – August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater Northwest Medical Group, including 13 Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, treating patients at its Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Glenview offices, announces the addition of Registered Dietician, Susan Stein.

Rowe Pottery Introduces Provincialware Line of Pottery

CAMBRIDGE, WI – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rowe Pottery Works today introduced its newest line of pottery, called Provincialware. This decorative yet functional pottery is described in terms of simple elegance. These honey-colored pieces start with simple floral patterns that weave through the collection, becoming more ornate as they flourish on increasingly larger pieces of the collection. There are 34 pieces in this collection including mixing bowls, canisters, pitchers and mugs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Best-selling Author Celebrates New Website with Free Audio Book Giveaway

DALLAS, TX – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marcus A. Parker is celebrating the release of his all new website, marcusaparker.com, by offering signed copies of his best-selling book ‘The Product’ for those who purchase online. ‘The Product’ which has been hailed as the African American version of The Purpose Driven Life also comes with a FREE Audio book.

Curing Cancer From Afar – New Distance Healing Study Enrolling Subjects

COLUMBUS, OH – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Public Health Information Services, Inc. (PHIS), an Ohio healthcare corporation, announced today that it is seeking individuals and animals recently diagnosed with cancer to participate in a distance healing study. Registered nurse and company president, M. Sue Benford, has been researching various complementary and alternative healing techniques for almost a decade and believes she has found a modality with widespread potential.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Engate Technology Corporation Announces Innovative Diskless, Embeddable Spam Interdiction Technology

RENO, NV – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Engate Technology Corporation, an emerging IT security company, announced today an innovative approach to spam prevention with the introduction of its diskless, small footprint, embeddable spam interdiction technology. The new patent pending technology, available on the EMS 1500, empowers hardware OEMs with unprecedented capability to analyze and reject email at the protocol layer, thereby interdicting unwanted and malicious mail before it leaves the sender’s server.

Scott G Creates PSA for U.S. Hospitals on Dangers of Using Drugs, Tobacco or Alcohol When Pregnant

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid sound effects, evocative music, and an out-of-this-world voice transport listeners inside a woman’s body in the new commercial by Scott G of G-Man Music & Radical Radio.

iExplore Upgrades Website – Adds ‘Find A Travel Buddy’

CHICAGO, IL – July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today the launch of the newest version of its award-winning adventure travel website. Version 4.0 includes richer content and community sections. iExplore has been named the ‘Best Adventure Travel Website’ by Forbes Magazine for five years in a row.

Long Term Care Eats Real Estate … Two Square Feet a Day, Experts Say

KIRKLAND, Wash. – July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rising cost of long term care has become a monster capable of devouring American homes in large, quick bites. So says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, LLC, the nation’s leading long term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Infertility Breakthrough Could Yield Higher Pregnancy Rates for IVF

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent breakthrough in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), being offered in Southern California exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Los Angeles), may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

CFP(R) to Develop and Direct Financial Coaching Program Initiative at Emico, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nicolas de Segonzac, CEO of Emico, Inc. announced that the company is more than ever committed to the education and growth of consumers in handling their every day challenges with financial decisions. With this vision in mind, Emico acquired On Track Motivational Training, a California corporation, to compliment its present services. On Track(TM) provides individualized financial coaching for consumers who have basic financial goals, but feel at a loss on how to achieve them.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

When Motherhood Tears Friendship Apart – Friendship Day Launch for Dual Momoir about Breaking Up Over Baby

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Friendship Day is just around the corner. August 7th is a time to celebrate that special human bond Woodrow Wilson called ‘the only cement that holds the world together.’ But what happens when that cement begins to crack under the strain of childbirth? Does Sisterhood stand a chance against Parenthood? That was the question that inspired Linda Cohen and Joan Bechtel to write ‘Motherhood Confidential, The Strange Disappearance of My Best Friend, a Rashomon-style Odyssey of Trials by Parenthood’ from SocioPathways.

New York State Auto Dealers Tout New COOL-SPACE as Coolest Thing Since the Air Conditioner

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York State Automobile Dealers Association has endorsed Norki Energy Systems’ new COOL-SPACE(TM) Portable Evaporative Cooler. The NYSADA applauded the newest product of the Poughkeepsie, New York Company in its recent industry newsletter. The article touted COOL-SPACE as an economical solution to work spaces that are challenging to keep cool, ‘yielding happier employees during the hot summer months.’

Marbella Travel & Tours Announces Partnership with Webway Solutions, LLC

MIAMI, Fla. and San Jose, COSTA RICA – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marbella Travel and Tours, a complete Costa Rican travel provider based in Costa Rica, today announced that it will partner with Webway Solutions, LLC, positioning the new Marbella Travel and Tours to become the number one provider of Costa Rican travel packages in the world.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Internet Turning Seemingly Ordinary People into Super Heroes

GREENWICH, CT – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janutes.com, a Connecticut based internet service provider (ISP), will give 5 dollars per subscriber, per month, to Charity in an ongoing basis to help raise money for Cancer Research. Janutes.Com, headquartered in Greenwich, CT, is a carrier class Internet Service Provider, with more than 35,000 phone numbers in tier 1, tier 2, and tier 3 markets for immediate connections and true 98% US coverage.

James Allen Diamonds, Inc. Launches JamesAllen.Com – Innovative Internet Retail Experience

NEW YORK, NY – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Allen Diamonds, Inc. announced today, the official launch of its web only diamond and diamond jewelry retail store. JamesAllen.com offers consumers a unique internet shopping experience in a secure environment. Customers looking for beautiful, quality pieces are now clicks away from the loose diamonds, classic jewelry and young fun pieces that make JamesAllen.com the diverse ecommerce retail outlet.

Ceon Provides Most Versatile Service Fulfillment Software Solution for Bundled Products and Services

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ceon Corporation today announced advancements in the deployment of the Ceon Integration and Provisioning Suite (IPS) service fulfillment platform that reinforce its position as the most versatile provisioning solution for bundled products and services.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Fastest Talking Woman Takes Record-Breaking Dive to Titanic Wreckage

ST. JOHNS, CANADA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world’s fastest talking woman Fran Capo took the dive of her life on July 10 when she descended 2 1/2 miles under the Atlantic Ocean to say a speedy prayer for the victims of the infamous Titanic. Capo was sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

Undefeated Witherspoon to Fight Bellamy for WBE World Heavyweight Title

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At 8pm on August 13, 2005, the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, NC, Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night, an event taut with anticipation and excitement. The Main Event will rock the house as undefeated heavyweight Moultrie Witherspoon (10-0), of South Carolina, steps into the ring to do battle with Ron Bellamy (14-2) of North Carolina in a quest for currently vacant World Boxing Empire (WBE) heavyweight world title.

Leon County, FL Selects M2SYS Fingerprint Recognition System as Alternative to SDK; Completes Integration in Under One Week

ATLANTA, GA and TALLAHASSEE, FL – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today that the Leon County Detention Center in Tallahassee, Florida has selected the M2SYS fingerprint recognition solution for use within its 1,200-bed facility. The biometric system is integrated into the county’s correctional facility management software, which was developed in-house.

Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show

ATLANTA, GA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2005 Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show (SGKB) will heat things up in Atlanta! SGKB showcases the latest products and cutting-edge design ideas of the kitchen and bath in the South. This can’t-miss event features an impressive array of product displays and demonstrations, development courses, stage presentations and the opportunity to learn more than ever.

Learn Fantasy Football from the Expert – Mike Harmon of Yahoo! Sports

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fantasy Football season has just kicked off! With games starting soon and drafts under way, get your tips from the pro – Mike Harmon from Yahoo! Sports. Mike has been talking Fantasy Sports on the radio non-stop for the past week, and his new book is out just in time to kick off the Fantasy Football Season! ‘The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports’ from Indy-Tech Publishing (ISBN 0-7906-1313-1) is a comprehensive guide to this growing Internet-based activity.

FILED UNDER: Sports and Activities
 

First Ever E-Democracy Symposium: ‘Campaign Guru’ to Speak

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Ravi Singh will discuss how candidates engage and inform voters through the Internet at the first ever international conference focused on local e-democracy. The International Symposium on Local E-Democracy will explore leading e-democracy trends around the world and will include field visits to area government and community e-democracy projects.

Principal Broker Online Appoints New Editor-in-Chief

PORTLAND, Ore. – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Principal Broker Online, a new and innovative on-line publication dedicated to the Real Estate industry, has appointed Darity Wesley, as their Editor-in-Chief. Ms. Wesley who is Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel of Privacy Solutions, Inc. is a 20 year veteran of the public record and real estate information industry.

CarryYou.com’s Milan Cup Holders for Strollers Let Parents Combine European Elegance with American Convenience

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CarryYou.com, a web shop specializing in life’s little necessities for moms and dads in the business of parenting, today announced the launch of their latest stroller accessory, the Milan Cup Holder designed to outfit today’s trendy European strollers with American ingenuity and convenience.

SIRM-New Jersey Becomes Exclusive NJ Provider of Breakthrough Infertility Treatment Technology

BEDMINSTER, NJ – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-New Jersey) in Bedminster has implemented a new genetic test that may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Information Security Assessment Solution Developed for Consultants, Auditors and Analysts

JERSEY CITY, NJ and MYSORE, India – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Knowledge Company, Inc. (TKCI), a Jersey City consultant and solution company, today announced that it has developed a solution for assessing an organization’s information security environment. The solution, Information Security Assessment Workbook (I-SAW), was jointly developed with Starsoft, a leading Indian software company, headquartered in Mysore, India.

Management Dynamics Recognized as Top Logistics and Supply Chain Technology Provider

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced it has been recognized as a top logistics and supply chain technology provider by two premier magazines: Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies and Inbound Logistics.

Thousands of Travelers Tell Zoom And Go.com the Best Hotels for Makin’ Babies

TORONTO, Canada – July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A luxurious resort in Bora Bora. An intimate plantation in Nevis. A deluxe hotel in Fiji. When it comes to procreating on vacation, thousands of consumers have cast their ballots for exotic faraway hideaways, in ZoomAndGo.com‘s ‘Best Hotels for Makin’ Babies’ poll.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Interactive Voices Goes Podcasting in the Apple iTunes Podcast Directory

TORONTO, Canada – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interactive Voices, provider of voice-over services, has launched their own podcast, an audio presentation, to serve voice-over talents in a new and dynamic way. Interactive Voices is sharing their insight with professional voice talents, serving up voice-over news and events, voice-over related business ideas, technology reviews, answering questions submitted to the show about voice-overs and providing talent with a show to call their own from a company they can trust

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Industry Experts Join Forces to Afford Real Estate Industry On-Line Edge

PORTLAND, Ore. – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With rising costs of property and the increasing number of licensed real estate agents in the US and Canada, competition is tough! Agents and brokers need to employ all the tools at their disposal to better serve their clients, and property professionals who have the edge will reign victorious. Principal Broker Online is positioned to be the online resource that will give savvy industry professionals the edge they need to succeed.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Cimaware Software Releases Next Generation Office Repair Software: Officefix 5.0

MADRID, Spain – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cimaware Software announced today the release of the fifth generation of its Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word repair Suite, Officefix 5.0. A new corporate image for Cimaware Software has also been implemented today. The Suite includes major changes in its Excel and Word repair programs. The new Excelfix 5 adds new corruption types that can be recovered, and advanced new features for the recovery of merged cells, cell comments, and outlines. Wordfix 4 adds the recovery of Word documents created in Word 2003, and an improved engine that restores a greater amount of corruption types.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

New Source of Financial Information has Words of Caution for Retirees

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hottinger Capital Consulting, Ltd. has just released version 3.3 of its E-Zone System, an important new source of financial information for retirees. It warns investors about the all-too-often used strategy of ‘Buy and Hold and Hope,’ and offers the E-Zone System as an alternative that many will find helpful.

VueCentric and ComplianceEase(R) Form Strategic Partnership to Improve Mortgage Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., a premier provider of regulatory compliance and risk management solutions, and VueCentric, Inc., a leading provider of web-based loan origination software, today announced a strategic partnership to integrate ComplianceEase’s automated compliance solution, ComplianceAnalyzer(TM), into VueCentric’s loan origination system, MortgageDashboard(TM).

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Tailgating: Any Other Outdoor Meal is Just a Picnic: ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ is Filled With Humor, History, and Tips

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tailgating is not a spectator’s sport. And don’t you dare call it a picnic. It’s a roll-up-your-sleeves, pre-game right-of-passage for sports fans across America. But what makes tailgating unique? For Stephen Linn, author of ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ (Rutledge Hill Press, August 2005, ISBN: 1-4016-0224-X, Price: $14.99), tailgating combines athletic competition with the All-U-Can Eat Buffet in a way that no other pastime does. Linn’s fascination with this pastime led to a surprisingly practical book that offers a sweeping exploration of tailgating.

STAT Medical Consulting, Inc. Helps Medical Practices Avoid Paper Overload When Processing Claims

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STAT Medical Consulting, Inc., an industry leader in comprehensive medical billing services based in Encino, California, today announced that despite the efforts of insurance companies to implement and encourage electronic claim submissions; physicians and medical groups are still inundated with paperwork, resulting in higher costs and less profit.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Long Term Care Consumes ‘an Acre a Month,’ But Affordable Insurance Can Save the Farm, Experts Say

KIRKLAND, Wash. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The mounting cost of long term care has become a “monster” that is devouring acre after acre of the nation’s prime cropland, pasture, and woodlands. So says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers. It’s a problem that affects agricultural families in every state, not just the farm belt.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Clinical Trial For Pancreatic Cancer Opens at Mayo Clinic Using Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, Minnesota to test the safety of Rexin-G(TM), the first tumor-targeted gene therapy vector to gain Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The clinical protocol has passed the rigorous reviews of the FDA, the NIH/Recombinant Advisory Committee, and the Institutional Review Board of Mayo Clinic.

Your Telecom Bills May Be Wrong – Did you Choose Consulting, Outsourcing, or Training?

ORLANDO, Fla. – July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barbara Clements, President of Auditel Inc. of Florida recommends taking a closer look at your phone and telecom bills. There are many ways that your phone lines can have hidden charges applied, not to mention telecom contracts that were signed without CFO or CEO approvals. With increased mergers, and acquisitions, changes in Phone Company billing systems, telecom costs are on the rise. It’s time for the Corporate CEO, CFO, and their Accounts Payable Department to be on the alert for errors, over-billings, and tariff violations.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Lumen Software Takes Handcuffs off Developers Worldwide

KANSAS CITY, MO – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumen Software announces a solution which empowers developers to create secure browser-based applications, regardless of an organization’s infrastructure. According to the company, the software development world continues to see dramatic changes taking place fueled by recent announcements in the media. These changes are resulting in a migration by developers to a more neutral based OS development environment. To stay competitive, companies that develop software must continue to provide services to current customers as well as have the freedom to support Linux based initiatives.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Brisvegas Bikinis Begin Bold Brand for the Global Market

BRISBANE, Australia – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Australia’s newest sexy swimwear company, Brisvegas Bikinis (www.brisvegasbikinis.com) will lead the world in swimwear trends with the recent launch of its 2005/6 summer range. This inaugural range is the most exciting yet to hit the global bikini market. The opening season’s bikinis include a choice of two hip huggers and numerous micro Brazilian bikinis.

Proprietary Human Capital Measurement Model for Training Validated

CHICAGO, Ill., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. reports the results of a study validating their learning measurement technology and models. KnowledgeAdvisors proprietary learning analytics technology, Metrics that Matter(TM) wraps automation and templates around world renowned learning measurement methodologies of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick, author of the Four Levels of Learning Evaluation, and Dr. Jack Phillips, author of the Phillips ROI Process. In doing so, KnowledgeAdvisors created a practical, scaleable and repeatable approach to valuing human capital performance changes due to training.

Girls Night In’s Brand of Pajama Party Therapy Connects with Girlfriends Coast to Coast

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Night In, Inc., a California-based national party planning company headed by Pajama Mamas Deanna Strickland and Lani Hines, today announced that their brand of pajama party therapy encourages a new generation of not-so-desperate housewives to reconnect with their inner girlfriend in a house party setting, and eat, drink, bond, shop, and for a few hours anyway, meet their own needs for a change!

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Calig Travel Joins with Altour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calig Travel, a $5 million cruise and leisure agency located in Woodland Hills, California has reached an agreement to join Altour as part of their new office expansion in the Encino/Sherman Oaks, California area which will open in October 2005.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

WUSA*9 TV Brings Teen Driver Training Program to Frederick MD

FREDERICK, MD – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. And, the National Safety Council reports that the number of motor vehicle crashes involving teen drivers in Maryland, per 10,000 licensed teen drivers, has been on the rise since 1996. The nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) from Advanced Car Control Techniques teaches only accident avoidance and defensive driving to teens and their parents. Sponsored by WUSA*9 Television, the Clinic will be in Frederick, Maryland the weekend of July 29, 30 and 31.

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the June release of The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports, ISBN 0-7906-1313-1. This book is the 3rd in Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide to’ series. This series of books is crafted with the savvy consumer in mind.

Bulls Eager for Rodman’s Return – NBA Legend Runs With Pamplona Bulls for Charity

PAMPLONA, Spain – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although notorious basketball legend Dennis Rodman’s return to the bulls won’t win him another NBA championship, it did raise money and awareness for a much-deserving charity, as the ‘Worm’ participated in his second Running of the Bulls event sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment