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Connecting Through Dance Celebrates 5 Years of Partnering with the Visually Impaired

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, July 16, Bay area ballroom dancers will gather to honor Connecting Through Dance’s fifth year anniversary and raise funds for the non-profit organization that has used dance to bridge the gap between the visually impaired and sighted communities.

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

Secrets of Those July 4th Songs: The G-Man Reveals the Truth About the Top Patriotic Tunes of All Time

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some of America’s best-loved music wasn’t written in this country. Two different songs were considered to be the national anthem. One flag-waving tune took 20 years to compose. In an article available for use online and in print, Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) reveals some surprising facts.

ThrowThings.com to Sponsor Skillet and Cow Chip Throwing Contests at the Hillbilly Days Festival

RAVENNA, OH and LEBANON, MO – June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThrowThings.com LLC (www.ThrowThings.com), a leading provider of ventriloquist dummies, promotional products, and unusual items, today announced that it has been named the Official Sponsor of the Skillet Throwing Contest, and the Cow Chip Throwing Contest, to be held as part of the 32nd annual Hillbilly Days Festival in Lebanon, Missouri, June 16th-19th. This weekend-long event will take place in downtown Lebanon and Bennett Spring State Park. Proceeds from most games and food sales at this year’s Festival will benefit The American Cancer Society.

Kaizer Diamonds Announces Mystery Auction to Fund Multiple Sclerosis Research

FRESNO, Calif. — June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kaizer Diamonds International, Inc., an industry leader in quality wholesale diamonds and diamond jewelry, today announced that it will begin holding mystery auctions on eBay to benefit MS research. The hidden treasure chest, prepared by Kaizer Diamonds, is guaranteed to contain items worth at least $100,000.00.

FILED UNDER: Auction | Fresno Business
 

Cash Now CEO Miro Zecevic Interviewed by Wall Street Reporter Senior Analyst

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miro Zecevic, President of Cash Now Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets: CHNW), a pioneer and continuing leader in the payday loan and check-cashing industry, was interviewed Thursday June 9 2005 by a Wall Street Reporter Senior Analyst – further evidence of Cash Now’s growing presence among investors and on The Street.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Tower Records Announces Exclusive In-Store Appearance by Don Omar at New York Lincoln Center Location on Friday, June 10th

NEW YORK CITY, NY – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having taken a break to enjoy the success of his last release, 2004’s ‘The Last Don: Live,’ Don Omar is ready to get back to the music. The popular reggaeton artist will be promoting his latest release, ‘Los Bandoleros,’ at the Tower Records Lincoln Center location this Friday, June 10th at 5pm.

New Internet Service Offers Small Business Information on Contracting with Government and Large Corporations

BUFFALO, NY – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bates Development Group Inc. (www.bates-group.com/benefits.htm), a start-up procurement and contracting research firm has introduced an internet-based service for small and medium sized companies interested in doing business with government and large corporations, Bates-Group.Com.

FILED UNDER: Business | Government Contracts
 

M2SYS and Medibase Healthcare Solutions Lead Joint Session About Emerging Trend of Fingerprint Recognition Technology in Healthcare Industry

ATLANTA, GA – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with The Medibase Group, Inc., a leading software solutions provider for the healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) under the Medibase product name BASEmetric(TM).

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children’s Computer Education Company, Announces the Sale of its First Franchise in North Texas

TYLER, TX – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stacy and Matt Etzelmiller of Keller, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz Mid-Cities, the first company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve north Tarrant County by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

VoIP Breakthrough without Hardware or Modem for Voice E-Mails and VoIP Calls Pioneered by VoiceInM@il Systems Corp.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VoiceInM@il Systems Corp. has launched its new VoIP capabilities utilizing their Tele2Net technology. The company offers a unified long distance messaging system to send voice e-mails and have e-mails read to the consumer without a computer.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Political Author Patrick Wood Launches World Affairs Journal: The August Review

SPOKANE, Wash. – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The August Corporation announces the launch of ‘The August Review’ (www.AugustReview.com), a world affairs journal edited by bestselling author and former SEC investment advisor Patrick M. Wood. The August Review focuses on the global elite in politics and business.

Lutheran Healthcare Selects the Xpediator JRepository(TM), an Innovative Web-Based Tool That Automates Continuous JCAHO Readiness for the Healthcare Industry

SAN RAFAEL, Calif – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xpediate Consulting, LLC announces Lutheran HealthCare, a principal provider of community-focused health care for southwest Brooklyn and a major teaching affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, as one of their latest marquee clients in New York City. Lutheran HealthCare has selected Xpediate Consulting, LLC to implement one of the nation’s first truly web-based JCAHO survey readiness and standard-based quality improvement solutions.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Indian Visions on National Trails Day

MONTPELIER, VT – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Native Voices Foundation announced today that thanks to the American Hiking Society inviting ‘America’s First Caretakers,’ the Indian Nations, to their 13th Annual National Trails Day at over 1,100 US events on June 4th, it inspired exciting visions and hope for future generations. The MVP’s of the Day were Nancy Lyons (Vt. Abenaki) and her husband Howard (Iroquois), a Nammy Music Award winner, who led a blessing for the safety of hikers and drummed a thanksgiving prayersong that echoed again through the Green Mountain Trails.

Dynamics Direct Debuts Personalized RSS in Email Marketing Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market, has introduced the first integrated Email and RSS Marketing solution. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is an XML-based format for content distribution that is now being used by most online publishers including Google, Yahoo!, MSN and others. The breakthrough online marketing solution empowers consumers to get personalized communications to either their email inbox or RSS reader.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Celebrates its 100-Year Anniversary and the Grand Opening of a New Expanded Facility in City of Industry, CA

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leader in cosmetology education and training since 1905, announces the grand opening of its expanded educational facility, located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, Suite 244, in the City of Industry, Calif. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday, June 16th, 2005, beginning at 1:00 pm.

BannerTrucks Mobile Billboards Are Worth a Thousand Words Thanks to New Commuter Radio Component

CHICAGO, Ill. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Banner Trucks (www.BannerTrucks.com), a unique mobile advertising company based in Chicago, today announced the launch of CommuteTalk, a new short frequency radio station featuring employment and local news on wheels, as well as 15-second spots, rotated every five minutes during drive-time for premium Banner Truck clients. CommuteTalk is designed specifically to target the hard-to-reach drive-time demographic.

Readers Tell of Healing Powers in Innovative New Book

PETALUMA, Calif. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s book, guided meditation, or a spiritual epiphany? This new, award winning book from Soul Moments Publishing takes on new meaning as readers and national reviewers all agree: author, artist Shirley Ryan’s book ‘Searching for the Waters of Antiquity’ (ISBN: 0975419609) is a powerful source of renewal, spiritual energy and healing.

Research Reveals Builders Don’t Listen – Help is on the Way!

DELAVAN, WI – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stebnitz Builders, a family-owned design-build home remodeling company, announced today that it has implemented a methodology called ‘Procedural Listening,’ which is a proprietary discipline that ensures all client communication is documented and passed throughout the entire organization.

CorEdge Networks Demonstrates Major Advances in AMC, ATCE and MicroTCA Products and Systems at SUPERCOMM 2005

SAN RAMON, Calif. – SUPERCOMM 2005 – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CorEdge Networks, Inc., will continue its dramatic product and technology innovation by demonstrating numerous industry-first working AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and MicroTCA products at SUPERCOMM 2005, held June 7-9, 2005, in Chicago’s McCormick Place. CorEdge products will be showcased in the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG) pavilion (booth #43085). Additionally, a number of firms participating in the show will demonstrate CorEdge products in conjunction with their own ATCA and MicroTCA products.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

Madagascar Movie Stimulating Travel Demand to Country – iExplore Launches New Safari to Madagascar to Meet Needs

CHICAGO, Ill. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raking in $101 million since its debut, the animated film ‘Madagascar’ is not only driving box office sales, it is stimulating new travel demand to Madagascar, the island nation located of the southeastern coast of Africa. This is based on actual sales trends seen by iExplore (www.iExplore.com), a leading seller of adventure and experiential travel, who specializes in African safaris.

VoiceInM@il Offers Unified Long Distance Messaging to Internet Connection without Hardware/Modem

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VoiceInM@il Systems Corp. (www.voiceinmail.com) has launched new VoIP capabilities utilizing its Tele2Net technology. The company offers a unified messaging system for sending voice e-mails and having your e-mails read to you.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Napatech Announces 10 Gb Protocol and Traffic Analysis Platform Supporting the Telco Triple Play of Video, Voice and Data

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announces the extension of the company’s protocol and traffic analysis product line with the immediate availability of the 1 x 10 Gb Programmable Protocol Analysis Network Adapter.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Napatech Announces Fully Programmable Network Adapter

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announces the company’s new fully programmable network adapter product line with the immediate availability of 4 x 1 Gb and 8 x 1 Gb network adapters. The Programmable Network Adapter product line contains the most powerful and the only fully programmable network adapters available on the market.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

Images of Nature® Announces an Evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception

OAK BROOK, Ill. – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Images of Nature(R) gallery in Oakbrook Center announces an evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception Saturday, June 11th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tom Mangelsen (www.mangelsen.com) will be making his first personal appearance in Oak Brook and is looking forward to sharing the stories of his travels.

OnlineBootyCall Announces Cyberdating’s First-Ever Virtual Bikini Contest for Would Be Calendar Girls

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OnlineBootyCall.com, a division of Mobeze, Inc., today announced that it will become the first online dating destination to hold a virtual bikini contest on their site. A panel of OBC judges will review each contestant who registers for the OBC Bikini Calendar contest, and then choose a pool of initial finalists, from which OnlineBootyCall.com members will choose the hottest twelve contestants to adorn the pages of OnLineBootyCall’s 2006 Bikini Calendar.

In Time for Book Expo America, Authors and Self-Publishers Can Promote Their Works for Free

NEW YORK, NY – Book Expo America – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Book authors and self-publishers can submit free announcements about new books, upcoming author appearances, interviews and podcasts, book signings, festivals, conferences, workshops, and other book-related news for free publication on Publishers Newswire(TM), the news and marketing resource for book publishers and authors. Founded in 2003 by award-winning journalist and marketing expert Christopher Simmons, the site includes articles, author interviews, and book news.

RJ Communications to Launch Publishing Basics Radio and Podcast

NEW YORK, NY – Book Expo America – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RJ Communications, a New York based publishing services company, announced today the launch of Publishing Basics Radio, a program aimed at educating the fast growing self-publishing market. The show’s subtitle, ‘Helping you navigate the self publishing minefield,’ says it all. Publishing Basics Radio is hosted by Ron Pramschufer, a 35-year industry professional with a penchant for plain, straight talk. The show is available at www.WBJBRadio.com where it is streamed on-demand.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Le Book Moderne Giggles Early at Tattered Cover

DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.

WUSA-TV Sponsors Teen Driver Training Program in Washington DC Area

WASHINGTON, DC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WUSA TV, Channel 9 is sponsoring the nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) in the Washington DC area beginning June 17. The Clinic is a hands-on, behind-the-wheel accident avoidance and defensive driving program for teens and their parents available in ten states.

Big Fat Greek Fundraiser for The Little Red Wagon Guild & Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

ORANGE, Calif. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daphne’s Greek Cafe in Orange is hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event, a Big Fat Greek Fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), will be held at the new location in the Village at Orange, 1500 East Village Way. The public is invited to dine and donate at Daphne’s for fresh, fast and delicious contemporary Greek food. Daphne’s Greek Cafe will donate 20 percent of sales on June 2nd to CHOC!

Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife – Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest

SONKAJARVI, Finland – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships that is. Now ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Pete Rose Endorses Vitamin Supplement, 1st Step for Energy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Performance Fitness Inc. has signed a deal with baseball legend, ‘The Hit King,’ Pete Rose to promote their product, 1st Step for Energy, a liquid vitamin and mineral supplement. Pete Rose believes in this product as a safe, effective product for everyday people as well as athletes training for peak performance. He was first introduced to the product by a friend of his son’s that played basketball with him.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Greater Northwest Medical Group Grows and Changes to Meet Patient Needs

BUFFALO GROVE, IL – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater Northwest Medical Group, including 12 Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, 2 physician assistants, 3 physical therapists, and 2 registered dieticians, announces the addition of Dr. Christian Daniels, a Family Practice physician, who will be treating pediatric through adult aged patients at the practice’s new Glenview, IL office.

Housing Construction Trends Report Goes National

BEAVERTON, Ore. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forefront Economics Inc. (www.forecon.com) announced today the launch of national coverage for their Housing Construction Trends Report (HCTR). The monthly report presents trends in single and multi-family housing units permitted for construction at the state, county, and metropolitan area levels. Permit history and analysis can also be downloaded from the HCTR website (housingtrends.forecon.com).

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Dutch Communications Announces Vice President of Business Development

DENVER, Colo. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dutch Communications, Inc. today announced the addition of Kedrick W. Robinson as the company’s Vice President of Business Development effective June 1, 2005.

Major Theme Parks and Attractions Sign Up with Cygnus, America Online ‘eTicketing’ Service

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYGT) today announced that major theme parks, water parks and attractions have signed up to provide eTicket sales through AOL(R) CityGuide, a leading provider of local entertainment information online, available free on the Web at aolcityguide.com.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Federal Long Term Care Awareness Project Winds Down, But Private-Sector Information Service Ramps Up

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network takes baton from Washington following successful trial programs in five states. With Memorial Day behind us, so is the Federal government’s Long-Term Care Consumer Awareness Campaign, with uncertain prospects for revival. Information kits, consisting of a booklet and audio CD, will no longer be available as supplies dwindle.

Who’s Your Daddy? Infant Gets Sponsorship Deal

HARRISBURG, Penn. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People who thought LeBron James or Tiger Woods were too young for their enormous company sponsorships are in for a shock. Internet casino-turned-household name GoldenPalace.com has won an eBay auction to sponsor a newborn baby boy. The boy’s parents scored $999 for the unique sponsorship opportunity.

Award-Winning Online Professor Launches Educational Game-Creation Services Aimed at College-Prep Schools and Home-Schooling Parents

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The idea for college online instructor, James Musgrave’s new service, Contemporary Instructional Concepts (www.contempinstruct.com), came after many semesters of teaching online through a variety of San Diego colleges.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Best Selling Political Author Patrick Wood Launches ‘The August Review,’ a World Affairs Journal

SPOKANE, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The August Corporation (www.AugustReview.com) today announced the launch of ‘The August Review,’ a world affairs journal edited by bestselling author and former SEC investment advisor Patrick M. Wood. ‘The August Review,’ an Internet-exclusive, subscription-only publication, focuses on the global elite in politics and business.