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Bert L. Howe & Associates, Inc. Expands Eastern Regional Operations

AKRON, OH — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bert L. Howe & Associates, Inc. (www.berthowe.com) a full-service construction-litigation support firm, specializing in construction defect claims, general construction investigation, and dispute resolution, has expanded its eastern regional operations, adding increased client services, educational seminars, as well as two new southeastern offices.

Breakthrough New Ergonomic Hand Sanitizer to be Introduced to Nation’s Top Hospital Infection Fighters

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s top hospital infection fighters will be getting a look at a new breakthrough ergonomic hand sanitizer that holds the promise of preventing 20,000 to 50,000 U.S. deaths each year. Sprixx is an alcohol hand sanitizer dispenser that you wear, use on-the-go, and is ergonomically designed to become a second-nature habit in use.

Author Richard Pelzer to speak at the 7th Annual Blue Ribbon Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast – Wyndham Hotel. Andover Massachusetts Friday April 8th, 2005

PLYMOUTH, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council (GLCAC) in partnership with the Exchange Clubs of the Merrimack Valley who sponsor the Michael B. Christensen Family Support Center announce Massachusetts Senator Steven A. Baddour as keynote and International Best Selling Author Richard Pelzer as special guest speaker at the 7th annual Blue Ribbon Kick-Off breakfast.

New HRDT Technology Cuts Development Costs for High Refraction Polymer Optics

PAVILION, NY — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, a leading manufacturer of custom polymer optics, announces patent-pending HRDT(tm) technology that cuts costs by up to 5X for optics applications requiring high refraction, heat resistant, NIR performance. HRDT, or high refraction diamond turning, enables direct diamond turning of polymers such as Ultem(tm) to a surface as smooth as 60 angstroms, critical in meeting many telecom, defense and biometric performance demands.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing
 

Bay Area Author’s Inappropriate Mother’s Day Celebration to Benefit Mothers in Prison

OAKLAND, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mother’s Day… Perhaps more appropriately titled Ambivalence Day. ‘For me, it’s when the annual Pon Farr of resentment boils in my veins and I need to be locked up in a room with barred windows,’ explains East Bay writer, Joan Bechtel, co-author of the new anti-advice book, MOTHERHOOD CONFIDENTIAL. Now that this homeschooling mom has moved back to her tiny hometown of Alamo to care for her own aging mother, the holiday packs a double wallop.

Corporate Birth: The Next Generation of Advertising – This Baby’s Birth Brought to You by GoldenPalace.com

ATLANTA, GA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com, known mostly for their eccentric eBay purchases, continues to deliver. Elise Harp, the second pregnant woman to use her enlarged belly as an advertising billboard for the casino, has given birth to a bouncing baby girl, Mariah. The birth was officially sponsored by GoldenPalace.com.

Techsouth: World Class Speakers at Free, Regional Event

LAFAYETTE, LA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TechSouth solidified its emergence as the premier technology conference in the Gulf South with the announcement of its five keynote speakers as well as a handful of the top seminar leaders who will be taking part in this year’s conference, which will be held in Lafayette on April 19-20, at the Cajundome Convention Center. The regional event is free for advanced registrants with minimal ticket prices for keynote-addressed luncheons.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

Rexin-G, the World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery Vector Used in Phase I Clinical Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corp. announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened in New York to test the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G, the leading tumor-targeted gene delivery system (vector) developed for the treatment of metastatic colon and pancreatic cancer.

TBS Announces First Touchless, 3D Live-Scan Fingerprint System

HERNDON, VA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TBS North America, Inc. (TBS), a touchless biometric system provider for high quality enrollment and identification applications, announced today Surround Imaging(tm), the first fingerprint capture technology to reconstruct the 3-dimensional features of the human finger.

Xpert Sports Announces Partnership with WCOFF

ROCHESTER, NY — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xpert Sports (formerly Xpert Leagues) announced on Monday that the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) has contracted it to be its official online league management system for the 2005 season. As a part of the agreement, Xpert Sports will host all 56 of WCOFF’s individual leagues on its servers and provide roster management, league reports, live scoring, and customer support.

FILED UNDER: Sports and Activities
 

Corporate Safe Specialists to Display New Self Check-out Solution at KioskCom.com Booth# 1023

POSEN, Ill. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS), one of the largest suppliers of safes and cash handling systems to the U.S. retail and restaurant communities will demonstrate the latest advancements in automated cash handling and self service technology at the 2005 KioskCom.com Exposition. At Booth# 1023, CSS will display its revolutionary ‘SOS,’ a self check-out solution that enables customers to order food and/or pay for merchandise using their preferred method of payment. The KioskCom.com conference will be held April 18 – 20, 2005 at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Tea Body’s, Inc. Launches LOVE(TM) to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

DALLAS, TX — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tea Body’s, Inc. (www.teabodys.com) today announced that it is launching the LOVE(TM) lip balm in the company’s ‘Push-Pop Tin(TM).’ A portion of the proceeds from the sales of LOVE(TM) will be donated to the pancreatic cancer research program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Celebrity Hairstylist Frank Galasso Joins Forces with BeautyRiot.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BeautyRiot.com announced today that it has joined forces with L.A.-based celebrity hairstylist, Frank Galasso, to show its visitors how to recreate the hairstyles, haircolor and haircuts of their favorite celebrities. Galasso has already shown hundreds of thousands of BeautyRiot.com visitors how to get Ashlee and Jessica Simpson’s new hairstyles, which are in hot demand at the moment. Other styles include updo’s from this year’s Academy Awards, as well as the ever-popular tresses of Jennifer Aniston.

Phase I Clinical Trial for Advanced Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Opens in New York Using Rexin-G, the World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery Vector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened in New York to test the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G, the leading tumor-targeted gene delivery system (vector) developed for the treatment of metastatic colon and pancreatic cancer. In 2003, Rexin-G gained FDA approval as an Orphan Drug based on clinical demonstrations of the medical utility of Rexin-G as an effective treatment for pancreatic cancer.

New Discovery Brings 80 Year Old Expanding Universe to a Halt

SANTA ANA, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A major scientific discovery made by a small team of researchers has revealed patterns in nearby galaxies that present an alternative to the big bang theory and the continually expanding universe that we have been living with for the past 80 years. A team comprising a mathematician, an amateur astronomer and a thermodynamicist – all graduates of Georgia Institute of Technology — has found patterns in the distribution of galaxies which indicate an entirely different structure to the universe. The team includes brothers Richard and David Moser who have decades of experience in the field.

FILED UNDER: Sciences
 

Planning For A Job Loss Could Prevent One Says Life Coach

LEBANON, NJ — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘What will you do if you lose your job?’ David O. Levine, a director in the imploding telecommunications industry, found himself frequently discussing this question with colleagues and team members.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Designer Women’s Notebook Cases will Help Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

COLUMBUS, Ohio — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laptop Guy, Inc. and The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Columbus Affiliate, unite for the launch of the ‘Caring Case Campaign’ at the Polaris Fashion Place. The campaign is a year long initiative designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote registration for Race for the Cure, and raise funds for the fight against breast cancer through the sale of laptop carrying cases designed specifically for women. The launch of the campaign takes place Saturday, April 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd in the center court of the Polaris Fashion Place.

Coping With the Threat that Trumps Offshoring: Off-Peopling

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Off-peopling, the human consequence of automation, is growing to epidemic proportions as technology takes over human tasks in grocery stores and banks, offices and the military. ‘Work as we know it is going away, and companies as we know them are going away, too,’ says futurist Richard W. Samson, director of think tank EraNova Institute. ‘We need to adjust, and fast.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

The Laptop Guy Announces Launch of ‘Caring Case Campaign’

COLUMBUS, OH — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laptop Guy, Inc. and The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Columbus Affiliate, unite for the launch of the ‘Caring Case Campaign’ at the Polaris Fashion Place. The campaign, presented by The Laptop Guy, is a year long initiative designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote registration for ‘Race for the Cure,’ and raise funds for the fight against breast cancer through the sale of laptop carrying cases designed specifically for women. The Susan G. Komen Foundation will receive 20% of the retail sale price of every Caring Case sold during the campaign and online at www.LaptopGuy.com.

FILED UNDER: Mobile Technology | Technology
 

eBay Seller Terri Ilagan Auctions Identity and will be Legally Named GoldenPalace.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. /Send2Press Newswire/ — When eBay-happy Internet casino GoldenPalace.com saw the header – Rights To Name Me! Legally Change My Full Name Forever! Rare, Lifetime Advertising Idea 4 Your Company/Website! – on a Tennessee woman’s eBay auction page, it was an offer they couldn’t refuse.

Muzak Takes Best In Show Award: GlobalShop 2005

CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Muzak (www.muzak.com) won the coveted Best Booth award, given by Visual Merchandising and Store Design at GlobalShop 2005 last week in Las Vegas, NV. With more than 25,000 attendees, the trade show is recognized as the largest international expo featuring the most innovative design, products and technologies in the world of retail.

Former World Heavyweight Champion Oliver McCall to Continue His Comeback on April 16

WINSTON-SALEM, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — On April 16, 2005, Oliver ‘The Atomic Bull’ McCall (42-8-0, 31KOs) will face Cornelius Ellis in the Ring of Dreams Fight Night Main Event at the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. McCall, best known for winning the WBC World Heavyweight Champion title after knocking out then champion Lennox Lewis in the second round of the 1994 world championship fight, is staging a comeback that he hopes will lead to another world title shot. McCall, who calls this a ‘tune-up fight,’ also intends to extend his record of never having been knocked down or knocked out.

Changing the Rules of Conjoint Analysis

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — The new Confirmit(R) IdeaMap(R) integrated software will ensure that conjoint analysis is no longer only reserved for those specialists with large budgets; it has finally caught up with the speed, ease and lower cost of online technology, making it available for anyone to use when optimizing products, services, communications and promotions.

National Public Service Award Winners Announced

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Winners of the prestigious National Public Service Awards, the premier awards for excellence in public service at all levels of government, have been announced by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). They will be presented on Monday, April 4, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, WI, at noon, at the ASPA National Conference.

FILED UNDER: Awards and Honors | Business
 

Pioneer of Online Group Bookings, Group Travel Planet, Celebrates 5th Anniversary

PIGEON FORGE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com), the company who pioneered online group travel booking, today announced the celebration of its 5-year anniversary and the company’s key accomplishments of providing consumers, tour operators and thousands of group-friendly suppliers one-of-a-kind features that make it simple and convenient to book and manage group travel online.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

A Chance to Give Hope to Indian Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘Just as the Iraqi soccer victories at the Athens Olympics lifted their dispirited countrymen, mainstream Americans and the world have a chance to uplift our ‘underserved, heroic American Indian population’ (President GWB), in the wake of the Minnesota reservation tragedy,’ said Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF) and the President’s Healthier US/American Indian Initiative in the Great Outdoors.

Woman Gets $15,199 to Change Name Forever – eBay Seller Terri Ilagan to be Legally Named GoldenPalace.com

KNOXVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — When eBay-happy Internet casino GoldenPalace.com saw the header ‘RIGHTS TO NAME ME! LEGALLY CHANGE MY FULL NAME FOREVER! RARE, LIFETIME ADVERTISING IDEA 4 YOUR COMPANY/WEBSITE!’ on a Knoxville woman’s eBay auction page, it was an offer they couldn’t refuse.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

TeamF1 Unveils Upgraded Networking and Security Software Components for Infrastructure Equipment OEMs

FREMONT, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, today announced significant upgrades to its networking and security software components, continuing its tradition of bringing innovative and performance-leading software technology to the embedded device market.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

B-Man’s Cooks Up ‘Irie’ Surprise On April Fools Day

PASADENA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Local restaurant favorite, B-Man’s Teriyaki and Burgers (www.bmans.com), will celebrate April Fools Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man’s will trade Teriyaki for Caribbean spices, bringing the tastes of Jamaica to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-MON’s Jamaican Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Jamaica, including delicious Jamaican menu items to be served from 10am – 11 pm.

New York Eye Surgeon Chosen to Implant ReSTOR(R) Pseudoaccommodative Lens for Cataract Correction

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Satish. S. Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. ( C ) a leading ophthalmic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York has been selected by Alcon Laboratories as one of a limited number of surgeons to begin implanting its AcrySoft(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens (IOL) for cataract patients with and without presbyopia.

Multi-channel Confirmit Survey Software to Change the Way Businesses Measure Customer Experiences

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — FIRM, the world’s leading provider of online survey and reporting software, today announced its commitment to deliver its first multi-mode survey solution. With the new Confirmit CAPI (Computer Aided Personal Interviewing) module, organizations will be able to use a single platform for measuring customer experiences for both face-to-face and online surveys.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Belltech Systems Announces New Software for Designing and Printing Your Own Business Cards

SEATTLE, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Belltech Systems LLC (www.belltechsystems.com), a provider of software solutions, today announced the release of Business Cards Designer Pro 2.0. Belltech’s new designing and printing software devised exclusively for business cards, helps users create professional quality business cards complete with graphics, backgrounds and art-work.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Visual Frontier Announces Agreement to Supply Slim CD-RW & DVD Combo Drive Product to Germany’s Eurobizz

TAIPEI, Taiwan /Send2Press Newswire/ — Visual Frontier Inc. (OTCBB: VFTR) announced today that it has agreed to terms with Eurobizz Marketing of Germany to distribute products to France. According to the agreement, Visual Frontier will supply various products to Eurobizz including a version of the slim CD-RW & DVD combo drive product line and also the Micro Drive (1-inch hard drive) which will be distributed under the brand names of Eurobizz’s customer(s) in France. These products will primarily be used to develop the notebook computer and retail consumer markets.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

New Book Presents Hitler in a New Light, and Specifically in Terms of Present Day Human Economic and Political Behavior!

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — In the minds of most people, Adolf Hitler represents the very effigy of what Satan himself symbolizes. Yet in terms of human behavior, the actions of Hitler as well as the ideological basis for such actions are not unlike those prevalent today. ‘The Third Reich, A Revolution of Ideological Inhumanity – Volume I – The Power of Perception’ by Everette O Lemons, makes a unique connection between the psychological nature of humans and the environment in which we exist, and specifically in terms of our political and economic inclinations.

Report Defines How Project Management Execs are Becoming New Corporate ‘Chiefs’ … Move over, CIO and CFO!

AMBLER, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Why does every organization need another chief? Chief Project Officer, that is. While the actual title may not yet be as pervasive as CIO, COO and CEO, a report from CPO Media shows the role has emerged as equally vital to ensuring strategic success.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Borders Personal Publishing Announces the Publication of The New Income Tax Scandal by John C. Garrison

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Borders Personal Publishing, a division of Borders Books (www.bordersstores.com), has slated for release, on Monday, April 11, 2005, John C. Garrison’s long-awaited expose’ on income tax corruption, ‘The New Income Tax Scandal’ (ISBN 1-4134-5881-5).

‘Comedy for Freedom’ Coming to Tulsa Comedy Club

TULSA, OK /Send2Press Newswire/ — Comedy acts from around the country will join together in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to perform on Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Tulsa Comedy Club. ‘Comedy For Freedom’ will benefit the Freedom Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Tulsa to promote freedom in America and the sale of Patriot U.S. Savings Bonds.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

WINFUEL asks, ‘Where’s the Soul in Don Cornelius?’

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — In a world increasingly detached from selfless acts and good deeds it should come as no surprise that an objection to a good deed was made – no less from one of the entertainment industry’s most prominent and influential people – while denouncing two companies’ attempt to raise money for Tsunami Relief; calling them ‘small time hustlers’ and considering their actions as a ‘racist stench.’ Since January, WINFUEL and TRIMSPA have taken their NASCAR hood to 5 of Hollywood’s premiere award shows with the aim of raising an exceptional amount of money for the people of Southeast Asia.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

NEXPLICIT Introduces Business Management Solution for Small and Midsize Entertainment and Media Companies

ORANGE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — NEXPLICIT(TM), a division of EComm Solutions Corp. today announced a new business management solution designed specifically to meet the needs of small and midsize entertainment and media companies in the U.S. and Canada. Launched in partnership with SAP America, Inc., and leveraging industry-leading technology from mySAP ERP, the Media FINALE(TM) solution from NEXPLICIT provides entertainment companies with the comprehensive oversight and control necessary to effectively manage the full entertainment product life cycle and accelerate growth and performance.

NECBC President and CEO Appointed to ACSUS Advisory Board

BOSTON, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ — The NECBC is pleased to announce the appointment of New England Canada Business Council (NECBC), President and CEO, Paul Raymond, to the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) Advisory Council. Established in 1971, ACSUS is a multidisciplinary association of scholars, professionals and institutions dedicated to improving understanding of Canada in the United States.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools