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Book Offers New Perspective on the Distracted-Driving Issue with Life Saving Ideas from Scientists and Top Driving Instructors

CHAPEL HILL, NC – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Know a distracted driver… chatting on a cell phone, eating a fast food meal, or reaching into the back seat to deal with kids? Recommending ‘Disciplined Attention: How to Improve Your Visual Attention When You Drive’ (ISBN: 0-942267-29-X) from Profile Press could save their life (www.disciplined-attention.com).

VanityTel.com Helps Customers Hunt for Buried Treasure in Their Telephone Number

LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanity Tel Corp. (www.vanitytel.com) today announced the launch of their new online service, designed to connect people who have valuable and desirable telephone numbers with the people, professionals or corporations who want to buy them.

Schuur Metals Inc. Announced Today that the Company Supplied the Special Temper Copper for the ‘Impactor’ on the ‘Deep Impact’ Spacecraft

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The special temper copper for the ‘Impactor’ on the ‘Deep Impact’ spacecraft was supplied by Schuur Metals Inc. (www.schuurmetals.com) in San Clemente, California. The Impactor on the Deep Impact vehicle is scheduled to collide with Comet Tempel 1 80 million miles from Earth on July the 4th, 2005. The Impactor and the Tempel 1 will collide at a relative speed 23,000 mph and will impact at a force of 4 1/2 tons of TNT.

FILED UNDER: Aerospace and Aviation
 

Three Time Super Bowl Champion Strength and Conditioning Coach Endorses XTREME Performance

LITTLETON, Colo. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XTREME Performance Inc., the designer and developer of innovative, safe, and natural performance enhancing nutritional products, today announced the formal endorsement of strength and conditioning Coach Tom Shaw.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Newburgh, NY Eye Surgeon Offers Alcon’s AcrySof(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens for Cataract Correction

NEWBURGH, NY – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading ophthalmic surgeon in Newburgh, announces the offering of Alcon’s AcrySof(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens (IOL) for cataract patients.

The Newcomen Society and the Harvard Business School Jointly Honor Michelle Craig McDonald with Postdoctoral Fellowship

EXTON, Penn. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society (www.newcomen.org) and the Harvard Business School recently awarded Michelle Craig McDonald with the prestigious Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Business History.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Fresno Home Ownership Program Celebrates Success and Announces New Home Buyer Workshop Schedule

FRESNO, Calif. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Pacific Housing & Finance Agency, joining with City Councilmember Cynthia Sterling, congratulate 11 Fresno families who took a major step toward home ownership during the past year through the Public Lease-Purchase program Sterling launched in Fresno last June.

FILED UNDER: Fresno Business | Real Estate
 

It’s in the Juice – 1ST STEP for Energy Liquid Multivitamin: A Safe Alternative to Anabolic Steroids

HOUSTON, TX – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of scandal surrounding the athletic world concerning anabolic steroids and performance enhancing drugs, a company has quietly become a leading player with a safe alternative, yielding extraordinary results. High Performance Fitness, Inc. is quickly dominating the market after proving itself effective among highly competitive athletes with 1st STEP For Energy, its liquid multivitamin and mineral supplement.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

O’Connor Hospital Selects the Xpediator JRepository(R), an Innovative Web-Based Tool that Automates Continuous JCAHO Readiness and Quality Improvement for the Healthcare Industry

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xpediate Consulting, LLC (www.xpd8llc.com) announces O’Connor Hospital, a principal provider of health care for Silicon Valley, and an affiliate of the Daughters of Charity Health System, as one of its latest marquee clients in California. O’Connor Hospital has selected Xpediate Consulting, LLC to implement the Xpediator JRepository(R) software, one of the nation’s first truly web-based JCAHO survey readiness and standard-based quality improvement solutions.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

New Zealand Company Auctions off the Chance of Becoming ‘The 8th Wonder of the World’

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reprazent Clothing Company, a New Zealand innovator in interactive clothing concepts, is currently conducting an online auction which may well prove to be a world first. Internet auction site eBay is expected to field bids from around the globe, for the opportunity to become the first organization to be marketed around the world in this possibly revolutionary marketing campaign.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Ad Campaign Climbs to New Heights – Internet Casino Sponsors ‘Spiderman’s’ 62-Story Skyscraper Ascent

HONG KONG – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If anyone in the real world can get away with the nickname ‘Spiderman’ it is French climber Alain Robert. The daredevil free-climber scaled Hong Kong’s 62-story Cheung Kong Center skyscraper with his bare hands on Saturday, wearing the ever-popular tattoo of online casino GoldenPalace.com on his naked torso.

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
 

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!