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AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance Merge to Form General Aviation’s Largest Insurance Brokerage

DENVER, Colo. – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officials of two of the nation’s largest aviation insurance brokerage firms: AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance, a division of the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, announced today the completion of a definitive merger agreement which states that Aero Insurance will merge with AirSure Limited. The new company will be owned by the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation and will operate under the AirSure Limited name, with Bill Behan serving as managing director and Larry Mattiello as president.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Voted Best Barbecue in Kentucky

OWENSBORO, KY – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky tradition in Owensboro since 1963, was voted the best Barbecue in Kentucky by ‘Kentucky Monthly’ and ‘Kentucky Living’ magazines.

Letters About Literature Contest Winners Receive Awards from Target and Library of Congress at National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Target Brands, Inc. announced today that Letters About Literature Contest Winners Received Awards from Target and Library of Congress, on Sept. 24th 2005, at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Kubota Research and DuPont-Toray Develop Breakthrough Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite: RUBA(R)-C

HOCKESSIN, DE – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc. with headquarters in Hockessin, Delaware and DuPont-Toray Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan announce a novel manufacturing method for a fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite without degrading the high tenacity fiber, which is a major revolution in the composite industry. The new prepreg composite and system for its manufacture, including the advanced material components, are exhibiting at the International Plastic Fair (IPF) in Makuhari, Japan, which runs September 24-28, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Chemicals and Plastics
 

Marinello Schools of Beauty hosts their Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the proven leader in beauty education and training since 1905, is proud to host the Takayama Schools of Beauty Team from Tokyo, Japan, for the ‘Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition.’ The event will be held on Saturday, October 1st at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Marinello campus located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, #244, City of Industry, Calif.

Namesake of Ship on Which Former Old Dominion University PACE Professor Served Helps Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Victims

NORFOLK, VA – September 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow to the citizens of New Orleans, Louisiana and surrounding areas. Although many have criticized the government for its slow response, and rightly so, one ship stands out as a shining example of America’s commitment to helping the victims of Katrina rebuild their lives. That ship is the amphibious assault ship, USS Iwo Jima, says Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr.

Long Island K-9 Service Helps Maintain Security with Explosive Detection Canines

MANORVILLE, NY – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Greco, a law enforcement officer and founder of Long Island K-9 Service, is reaching out to private businesses to help maintain security. This fast growing company holds licenses from the DEA and New York State to possess high explosives for detection training of canines.

Sports-Stuff Announces Management and Business Update

SEATTLE, Wash. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sports-Stuff.com Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: SSUF) is pleased to announce its new president, Mr. Kevin Day, effective immediately. A complete management team is being assembled and will be announced over the coming weeks.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

e-tractions Receives Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award as One of New England’s Fastest Growing Technology Companies

BEDFORD, Mass. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e-tractions, a leading provider of Internet marketing solutions, has been named as a recipient of Deloitte’s exclusive Technology Fast 50 Award. The New England Technology Fast 50 recognizes the fifty fastest growing technology and life sciences companies in the region, based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period. The precise rank within the list of Fast 50 winners for e-tractions will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held at the Bay Colony Corporate Center in Waltham, MA on September 22, 2005.

Robby Gordon Throws Helmet, Katrina Victims Catch Break

CHARLOTTE, NC – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Making the best of a bad situation, NASCAR driver Robby Gordon auctioned off the helmet he threw at fellow driver Michael Waltrip on eBay for $51,100. The helmet was bought by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com, with all proceeds going to Harrah’s Employee Relief Fund.

Local Chef To Present Special Creations at Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Well-known Latino chef and restaurateur Mario Canela, Jr., will highlight the food and tasting opportunities at the festival surrounding the 4th Annual Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic, presented by Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Corporation. The event takes place at the Track & Field stadium of the Home Depot Center on October 2, 2005 from 1 – 6 p.m. and is open to youths and their families for fun, soccer and delicious food creations featuring Hormel and Herdez products.

FILED UNDER: Soccer | Sports and Activities
 

Self-Published Author Announces Public Availability of The End of Time at Lulu.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadband Productions announces publication of ‘The End of Time’ (ISBN: 1-4116-3846-8) in conjunction with Lulu Enterprises. Randall Towe wrote ‘The End of Time’ as reminder that we all need to live in the moment.

New Tool Easily Adds Single Sign-On to Domino Sites

CUMBERLAND, ME – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NCT Simple Signon is a vendor neutral tool which ties IBM Lotus Domino(TM) based sites to corporate intranets, channel partner networks, and third party applications. It provides a seamless mechanism for accepting user credentials without requiring additional prompts, and passes credentials to other sites. NCT Simple Signon, from Northern Collaborative Technologies (NCT), allows companies to create powerful, information-rich sites that seamlessly integrate content hosted at many locations while maintaining highly granular access control.

GeckoSystems, Inc. Introduces the CareBot(TM) 3.4 Mobile Service Robot for Eldercare, Childcare and Home Security

ATLANTA, GA – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GeckoSystems, Inc., a leading developer of mobile robot solutions based in Conyers, Georgia, today announced the launch of the CareBot(TM) MSR 3.4, a revolutionary servant class personal robot designed specifically for eldercare, childcare and home security.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Ten Thousand Villages Launches New E-commerce Site

AKRON, PA – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ten Thousand Villages, based in Akron, Pa., launched a new e-commerce Web site at Tenthousandvillages.com, August 22. The new site features online shopping with a unique collection of more than 250 fairly traded gift and home decor items including handcrafted baskets, ceramics, furniture, textiles, musical instruments and jewelry.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Leading Contact Center Solution Providers Transforming Industry – TouchStar Software Acquires Digisoft Computers, Inc.

DENVER, Colo. – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TouchStar Software’s acquisition of New York-based Digisoft Computers, Inc. successfully consummates a formidable contact center solutions enterprise! With these two powerhouses under a single roof, this signifies to the call center industry that they can now experience best-in-class predictive dialer and ACD solutions in tandem with the leading scripting tool available on the market today.

International Best Selling Author Addresses the United States Army Special Operations Command

RALEIGH, NC – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Well known international best selling author Richard Pelzer addressed the Special Operations Command of the US Army in Raleigh NC. Attendees were Commanders, Sergeants Major, Senior Officers as well as Lt. General Kensinger. The Family Advocacy Conference was held to benefit some of our nation’s soldiers and provide an overwhelming acknowledgment of the stress and pressure these soldiers live with. Pelzer spoke for just about an hour to an intensely quite and attentive audience. Conference attendees as well as the limited amount of media that were allowed to attend were in awe as the speaker presented his life as a child, young adult and now as an international best selling author.

Former President of the College of William and Mary Graduate Education Association Takes the Reigns as Mathematics Course Coordinator at the Fifth Largest HBCU in Nation

NORFOLK, VA – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former President of the College of William and Mary graduate Education Association, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., has been appointed to the position of Mathematics Course Coordinator in the Department of Mathematics, at Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Iroquois Chief Applauds Global Earthdance for Peace – ‘Earthdance is like Live Aid with Dance Music’

LAYTONVILLE, Calif. – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth honoring citizens of 180 cities in 50 countries danced in a synchronized prayer for world peace at this years Earthdance Celebrations, from the Rain Forests of Brazil to Mongolia and London. At 4:00PM PST on Saturday, September 17, 8,000 mainly young multicultural Americans gathered in Northern California’s Laytonville, the largest event in the U.S., to join the Earth Family in making a difference, and being included in the world’s largest simultaneous music and dance event, according to a spokesman for the Native Voices Foundation (NVF). Earthdance also interfaced with the UN’s International Day of Peace on September 21st.

Breakthrough in Medical Imaging May Be Only a Fingertip Away

COLUMBUS, OH – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PHIS, Inc. announced today that two peer-reviewed international journals, Kybernetes and Functional Diagnostics, published articles that may signal the beginning of a new era in medical imaging. According to an accompanying commentary by A. J. Tchizhov, M.D., ‘I am firmly convinced that most departments of functional diagnostics will widely use such methods of non-invasive diagnostics in the near future.’

Cirlinca Launches DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative software developer Cirlinca (www.cirlinca.com) announces the introduction of DVD-Audio Solo, the first PC based application to enable the creation of DVD-Audio discs for a consumer friendly price of $34.95.

PumpkinHunt Returns with 4th Annual Halloween Website for Pumpkin Hunters

ROCHESTER, NY – Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The group of Halloween enthusiasts, the Pumpkin Hunters Association, have again launched their website to account for the amount of jack-o-lanterns carved for the 2005 autumn season. The website is free and open to everyone within the 50 states. The advertising proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.

People Locator Service to Reunite Families Separated by Hurricane Katrina Launched by Aidpage

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aidpage, Inc. announces the launch of a free online locator service for people missing as a consequence of Hurricane Katrina. The virtual family reuniting point contains searchable and interactive personal web pages for hundreds of thousands of people separated or missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

Ted’s Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist – Artist Answers Fans’ Demands with New Bust of ‘Splinter’

NEW YORK, NY – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut artist whose notorious ‘Ted’s Head’ art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards’ display of three ‘death mask’ casts on exhibit at NY’s First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams’ head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona’s Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

Equinox Announces State of Art New Facility in India

IRVINE, Calif. and GURGAON, India – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Equinox, an I-flex company, announces the opening of a new facility in Gurgaon, India in response to manage the existing and future business growth. Spread over 40,000 sq ft the state of art facility will house more than 750 employees and is specifically designed to handle the workflow for offshore processes.

FILED UNDER: Business
 

De-U Records National Recording Artist Lemme’s CD Entitled ‘Take The Time’ to be Released October 11, 2005

WASHINGTON, DC – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National R & B recording artist Lemme will release her debut CD entitled, ‘Take The Time’ on October 11th, 2005 on the De-U Records label. Lemme is no stranger to success. She toured with acclaimed rap group ‘The Sporty Thievz’ and appeared with them on the BET Soundstage Television series.

The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD’s and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.

Aidpage Launches People Locator Service to Reunite Families Separated by Hurricane Katrina

BOSTON, MA and NEW ORLEANS, LA – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aidpage, Inc. today announced the launch of a free online locator service for people missing as a consequence of Hurricane Katrina. The virtual family reuniting point, located at http://katrina.aidpage.com, contains searchable and interactive personal web pages for hundreds of thousands of people separated or missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

Overseas Shippers Association Optimizes Ocean Freight Decisions with Rate Explorer

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that the Overseas Shippers Association (OSA), a specialist network of international moving and relocation companies, is implementing Rate Explorer for use by its worldwide membership for ocean contract and quotation management.

FILED UNDER: Transportation
 

PCE Health and Fitness Promotes Active-Aging, Total Health and Wellness by Offering a Unique, Award Winning Exercise Video for Seniors

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Fitness Forever’ video is specifically designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, to help improve overall health and raise the user’s level of fitness, thereby reducing risk of injury and illness. Although developed for seniors, ‘Fitness Forever’ is appropriate for anyone, any age with a physical condition such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure.

With Government Distracted, Private Program Seeks to Avert New Disaster: Abject End for Millions

KIRKLAND, WA and KANSAS CITY, MO – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In June the federal government ended a pilot program to alert the nation to an impending social disaster: millions of longer-living Americans unprepared to survive longer-lasting incapacities. The pilot, run in five states, grew out of a recognition that government could not afford to fund a yawning gap in health coverage. Since life spans have been increasing and 77 million baby boomers are nearing retirement, bouts of incapacity are expected to explode; and ordinary health insurance doesn’t cover it, say the experts at LTC Financial Partners.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Interview with Robert Bowie Johnson on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Johnson, whose company has re-released a controversial board game ‘Public Assitance,’ on how to win at welfare and not work for a living, and a new game called ‘Capital Punishment’ where you can send celebrity criminals to the electric chair, is interviewed about the games and about how welfare officials worked to ban the game in the 1980s, on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire. The podcsst is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

SaveAllYear’s Virtual Store Offers High End Products at a Low End Price

LAS VEGAS, NV – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Save All Year LLC (www.SaveAllYear.com) today announced the opening of their one-stop, online shopping destination, offering high end products and luxury goods at up to 89% off the suggested retail price.

Nanotechnology Innovation Solves Printed Circuit Board Failure Caused by RoHS Lead-Free Standards/CAF

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interface Sciences Corporation today announced the launch of its RoHS-compliant, cost-effective solution to printed circuit board failure. Interface Sciences Corporation is an early-stage nanotechnology commercialization company holding platform technologies that were developed by a major government laboratory.

FILED UNDER: Electronics | Technology
 

‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani Speaks to a New Generation of Secret Beatle Fans

TAMPA, Fla. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Averstream Press today announced the publication of ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,’ by Zane Lalani, a book designed to bring the Beatles to a new generation of teenage Beatles fans, including many who keep their Beatles passion in the closet.

War and Aerial Assault of Wolves Merge in Painter’s Imagination

NEW YORK, NY – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opening on October 4th at New York’s First Street Gallery, Lisa Zwerling’s new paintings. Images of war are the potent narrative elements in her recent work. Zwerling was haunted by the visuals of Iraq. In a creative fiction she combines the wolves she’s painted for several years with Apache helicopters. Whereas helicopters used in Vietnam were largely for rescue, in Iraq Apaches are a new generation, fitted with bombs.

Telefone.com Launches the Most Affordable Local and Long Distance Calling Plans in America

SAN MATEO, Calif. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telefone.com, the leading facility-based carrier and direct provider of voice, data and broadband access, announced today the most affordable local and long distance calling rates for residential customers and mobile users nationwide.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

IFusionSoft Releases Survey Fusion – Online Survey Management Software

MINOT, N.D. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IFusionSoft’s new online survey management service, Survey Fusion, now has its hat thrown into the survey enterprise feedback ring. Survey Fusion offers businesses one easy to use fast and effective tool for creating surveys to instantly generating useful dazzling reports.

Stephen Weber Says That Authors Complain of Raw Deals by High-Tech ‘Vanity Presses’

FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A high-tech successor to yesterday’s ‘vanity’ presses is luring thousands of aspiring authors with notions of money and fame. But today’s would-be Hemmingways still end up buying most of their books and don’t earn a cent, said Stephen Weber, publisher of Self Publish in 90 Days, a Web site that examines the self-publishing industry.

Reliant’s New Health and Productivity Management Services Program Helps Members Stay Healthy for Less

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliant Behavioral Health today announced the launch of its new Health and Productivity Management Services Program designed to help people make permanent lifestyle changes, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall health while simultaneously containing health care costs. Support for health literacy and an understanding of an individual’s state of ‘pre-illness’ for chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease can be motivating to ongoing health behavior.

Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Chattanooga Corp Successfully Produces Oil from Shale

WASHINGTON, DC – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chattanooga Corp announced today the results of successful testing of the company’s revolutionary new technology designed to directly process oil shale and oil sand to high-grade, low sulfur, synthetic crude oil. The company’s patented Chattanooga Process technology was used to produce synthetic crude oil from Colorado oil shale and has now been shown to be commercially viable.

FILED UNDER: Energy Oil Gas and Solar
 

Borrego Solar Systems Completes Solar Solution for CityMark Development’s Egyptian Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., an industry leader in the design and installation of commercial, residential and public sector turnkey, grid-connected solar electric systems, today announced that they have completed the design and installation of a solar electric system for CityMark Development’s new and innovative housing development The Egyptian, located in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, California.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Interview with Author, Actor and Activist CraigX on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Craig X. Rubin (‘CraigX’) is interviewed about his new book ‘9021GROW,’ about his consulting and guest starring role on Showtime’s new TV series ‘Weeds,’ and about the issues of the environment, economy and how hemp can positively impact these troubled areas. CraigX is featured on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to ‘on-demand’ in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Cprint(TM) Affiliate Press Tech Chooses BRANDCONTROL.NET’s BigCabinet 3.0(TM)

ELMHURST, Ill. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0(TM), today announced that CPrint affiliate Press Tech, a Des Plaines, Illinois-based printer has signed up to use BigCabinet 3.0(TM) for online dynamic publishing of customer documents.

God Instructed Bruce Adams to Write a Book… ‘Prophet or Madman’

FORT MYERS, Fla. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his book, ‘Prophet or Madman’ (ISBN: 0-9764840-6-4), Bruce Adams tells the story of his own surprise life-altering experience with a higher power and how, through his interpretation from this higher power, he has developed a roadmap for living based on a set of universal truths that impact us all.

ASAME Technology LLC Obtains Exclusive Distribution License for Materials Research and Manufacturing Engineering Tool

CEDAR PARK, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ASAME Technology LLC holds an exclusive license to market, distribute, and support the patented Automated Surface Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment (ASAME). ASAME Technology sells and supports two well-known surface strain measurement technologies: the ASAME Target Model and the Grid Pattern Analyzer (GPA). Currently there are more than 100 ASAME and/or GPA users around the world.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing
 

BRANDCONTROL.NET Receives Second Round of Venture Capital Funding

ELMHURST, Ill. – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0TM, today announced that it has received a second round of venture capital funding from Midwest Investment Ventures (MIV).

Protect Your Home and Family with The Savvy Guide to Home Security

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are the two most important things in your life – your family, and your home. You need to protect them! Home security measures are important in today’s society. Whether it is to protect your personal records from identity theft, or to provide added security for your family after dark, you have the ability to accomplish a home security system on your own. Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the August release of ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security,’ ISBN 0-7906-1315-8.

Consumers Now Can Beat the System – eGOware Announces Automated Gasoline Price Trend Alert Service

CINCINNATI, OH – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eGOware(R) Inc. launched this morning a new subscription-based gasoline price trend information service providing daily Gasoline Price Trend Alert (GPTA) notification and messaging to subscribers. Utilizing GasPriceWatch.com data, the recognized standard for reliable gas price trend information, eGOware will deliver timely information and alerts to any email address, web or mobile. Subscribers will receive daily market observations and projections as to potential moves in gasoline pricing trends over the next twenty-four hours. Armed with this information and alerting system, auto owners now have an opportunity to ‘Beat the System.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

A Flower by Any Other Name Still Smells Like Goldenpalace.Com – Internet Casino Names New Breed of Flower

HOUSTON, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for outrageous and sometimes controversial advertising campaigns is showing a softer side with their latest marketing idea, paying $5,000 to name a new Daylily flower.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

‘My Way Out’ Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction

ANCHORAGE, AK – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.

Camvera Connects Kentucky! New Wireless Broadband System in Russellville, KY to Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet Service

ATLANTA, GA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camvera Networks, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Electric Plant Board of Russellville, Kentucky to construct a state-of-the-art high-speed wireless broadband service for the residents and businesses of Russellville and the surrounding area. The new wireless system is highly secure and features non-line-of-sight access technology. It will be the third of its kind in Kentucky with many more planned. Camvera will install, commission, and maintain the new system.

The Newcomen Society Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

EXTON, PA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States is helping Hurricane Katrina victims by donating 100% of the proceeds of their online sales, from now until December, 31, 2005, to The American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and The Salvation Army. The Newcomen Society of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation founded in 1923 to promote, study, and recognize achievement in business and the American system of free enterprise.

FierceVoIP Honors Atreus Systems as One of the ‘Fierce 15’ VoIP Companies of 2005

OTTAWA, ONT., Canada – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems, the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, announced today that it has been named to FierceVoIP’s annual Fierce 15 list. This distinction honors Atreus Systems as one of the top 15 VoIP companies for 2005. FierceVoIP, an internationally recognized newsletter covering the voice over IP and IP telephony markets, evaluated hundreds of privately-held firms based on quality of deployments, strength of technology, revenue potential, company vision, partnerships, and competitive market position.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Little Scoops Dishes Up Another Franchised Location

BLAUVELT, NY – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After experiencing tremendous success scooping out fun for hundreds of children’s birthday parties, Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, the co-founders of L.S. Franchise Corp., announced today the opening of their third franchised unit located in Pomona, New York in the Pace Setter Shopping Center on Route 202.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Neurotechnology Entrepreneur to Keynote 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event, produced by Neurotech Reports, will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The conference will cover a range of technologies and market segments in the neuro space, including neuromodulation, neural prostheses, neurodiagnostics, and neurostimulation.

Former Naval Medical Research Center Faculty Research Fellow Serves on Sickle Cell Dissertation Research Committee at 5th Largest HBCU in the Country

NORFOLK, VA – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Faculty Research Fellow, Dr.. Archie W. Earl, Sr., recently served on the doctoral dissertation research committee of a graduate student studying sickle cell disease. The dissertation was written by Dr. Brenda J. Norman who earned her DSW (doctor of social work) degree in May 2005, from Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Most Families Missing Out on Free College Funding Aid

SCRANTON, Penn. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most families would agree that college tuition is one of the biggest expenses they will face. That’s why when it comes to financial aid; most people would like to be certain that they are getting the most money they can. In fact, according to Philip Goldstein, a College Funding Specialist in Clarks Summit, many families are not aware of all the funding possibilities and are missing out on thousands of dollars each year.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Investment Services
 

HIPCOM Selects Atreus Systems to Automate Provisioning and Activation of Hosted VoIP Services

OTTAWA, ON, Canada and LONDON, UK – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the premier supplier of VoIP and advanced IP service provisioning software, today announced that HIPCOM has selected Atreus’ Multi-Service Provisioning Solution to automate the delivery of its hosted VoIP service for businesses. By extending self-provisioning and management to customers and partners, Atreus will enable HIPCOMM to quickly deploy feature-rich IP telephony and application bundles, while reducing the time, cost and complexity of adding new offerings, modifying features, and managing customer growth.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP