Send2Press Newswire Daily News Desk - Page 302

Page 302 Main index for news issued by the Send2Press® Newswire Service.


Subscribe to Send2Press Main RSS Feed

Pro-Pot Republican and Presidential Candidate Publishes Book, ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW is sure to be one of the most controversial publications of 2005. CraigX has worked with Star magazine and written for High Times magazine and this book, 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) is a combination of the two genres with a prophetic message. As the owner of America’s premier hemp store, 2000B.C., CraigX was arrested standing up for his Free Speech rights. He went to court with attorney, Eric Shevin, and won the right to call a water pipe a ‘bong.’

Jonna Gill Couture Jewelry Launches Web Boutique

NEW YORK, NY – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonna Gill LLC, a Greenwich Village, New York City based designer, specializing in the design and creation of fine couture jewelry, luxury apparel and elegant home accessories, today announced the launch of her Web boutique at www.JonnaGill.com, offering the same couture quality to customers worldwide.

Are You Paying Another Company’s Phone Bills? Let’s Talk about Errors in Your Phone Bills

ORLANDO, Fla. – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barbara Clements, President of Auditel Inc. of Florida, recommends taking a closer look at your communication bills. Your bills may have hidden charges and telecom contracts that were signed without Management approval. With increased mergers, acquisitions, changes in Phone Company billing systems, telecom costs are on the rise. It’s time for Management and their Accounts Payable Department to be on the alert for errors, over-billings, and tariff violations.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Battle-Stained Bandage Sold On eBay

PARIS, FRANCE – August 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tying together the past and present, the authentic bandage that was used to treat the head injury of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from the 1973 October War was sold on eBay to popular online casino GoldenPalace.com for $10,000. The seller claims to be the son of an army medic who changed Sharon’s bandage and kept the bloodstained one as a souvenir.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Universist Movement places Christianity in Question on August 23, Southern Baptists Respond

LOUISVILLE, KY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evangelical Christianity, which depends on the literal veracity of the Bible, has become a critical element in today’s most important public policy issues. In light of the questions raised by the latest Biblical scholarship and provocative films like ‘The God Who Wasn’t There,’ has the Christian faith lost its historical underpinnings? What should be the role of Christian faith in American society and politics? In another chapter of the culture wars, on August 23 the Universist Movement will ask a distinguished panel these and other questions critical to our times.

FILED UNDER: Religion and Churches
 

Bush’s Plan for Israel to Quit the Gaza Strip Will Ignite Terror in the West Says Israel National Radio’s Rabbi Tovia Singer

NEW YORK, NY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The destruction of twenty-five Jewish communities in Gaza and northern Samaria jeopardizes the security of the United States and its allies, and places the existence of the State of Israel in immanent danger,’ states Rabbi Tovia Singer, host of Israel Nation Radio’s Tovia Singer Show.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Satin Sheet-A-Gram’s Satin Sheet Gift Sets Send a Message of Love and Caring

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced the launch of their new twist on the time-honored candy gram; satin sheet gift sets that say ‘I love you’ with a good night’s sleep. Unlike sweets that cause weight gain or flowers that die within days of being received, a Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R) is a healthy, restorative, enduring, and luxurious reminder of love, caring, celebration, or romance.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Portellus and ComplianceEase Form Strategic Partnership

IRVINE and BURLINGAME, Calif. – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Portellus Inc., a leading provider of technology tools and services for the financial services industry, and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., a premier provider of regulatory compliance and risk management solutions, announced the formation of a strategic partnership that has integrated ComplianceEase’s automated compliance solution, ComplianceAnalyzer(tm) into the Compliance Engine of Portellus’ Loan Origination System (LOS).

South African All-Natural Appetite Suppressant Getting a Dirty Name – What You Need to Know Before You Buy

TORONTO, Canada – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Health Supplements (Canada) Inc., a Western Cape licensed importer of South African hoodia gordonii and Internet retailer of HoodiaHoodia thinks this all-natural appetite suppressant is the most incredible discovery in the weight loss industry – but beware, hoodia scams are all around.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) Announces Upcoming Annual Benefit Music Festival, Divafest 9

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.

Training Failure Translates Into Squandered Capital That No Company Can Afford to Lose in Next Decade – People

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington-based training and consulting company, VIP Innovations announced today, the imminent release of ‘Conversations in Success’ (ISBN1-932863-85-0), a new book that features in-depth interviews with accomplished entrepreneurs and business professionals. The book is co-authored by Eva Jenkins, a leading authority on human capital management and the driving force at VIP Staffing and VIP Innovations.

National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys Enters into Strategic Alliance with America’s Leading Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage

KIRKLAND, Wash. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC, the only national, agent-owned long term care insurance brokerage in the U.S., today announced a strategic alliance with the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. The arrangement will, in effect, make it easier for the lawyers to save their clients money. ‘They see the strong connection between health insurance and wealth assurance,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

Fresh Apparel Upstart Artificial Flavor Synthesizes New Line of Men’s Underwear Suitable for Mass Consumption

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artificial Flavor, LLC, has announced the release of their debut line of men’s underwear that caters to the fashion-forward set of today’s style conscious man. They are coming off a successful fashion show at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye venue, and have just launched their ecommerce website bolstered by a dedicated email campaign designed to drive customers to the site.

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

TYLER, TX – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jayn Higgins of Arlington, TX will be the managing owner of PC Kidz West Metro, the third company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will serve the western sector of the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex which includes the central, western and southern portion of Tarrant and all of Johnson county. The company will continue to offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools and early education programs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

New ReLuma Beautifully Blends Science and Technology to Rejuvenate Aging Skin

MIAMI, Fla. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Advanced Therapeutic Solutions, LLC (ATS), excitement is running skin deep when it comes to ReLuma. The next generation in bio-engineered skincare has arrived and ATS is banking on physician and consumer preference for safe, effective, non-irritating human growth factors to treat aging and photo-damaged skin.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

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

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

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

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

Lobraus CEO to Address Hong Kong International Logistics Conference

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

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Oliso, Inc. Launches Revolutionary Touch&Glide Iron

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

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

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

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

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Protect Your Family and Children With a Water Safety Throw!

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

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

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

Young Investing Phenom Unlocks the Keys to the Stock Market

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

100 Painted Cows: PETA Supports Unique Advertising Idea

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

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

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

Christians Unite to Burn Harry Potter Books

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

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

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

DynaPump Announces Energy Savings Results

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

FILED UNDER: Energy Oil Gas and Solar
 

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

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

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Greater Northwest Medical Group Expands Nutritional Counseling Services

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

Rowe Pottery Introduces Provincialware Line of Pottery

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

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

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

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

Curing Cancer From Afar – New Distance Healing Study Enrolling Subjects

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

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Engate Technology Corporation Announces Innovative Diskless, Embeddable Spam Interdiction Technology

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

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

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

iExplore Upgrades Website – Adds ‘Find A Travel Buddy’

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

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

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

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Infertility Breakthrough Could Yield Higher Pregnancy Rates for IVF

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

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

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

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

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

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