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Addressing the MRSA Crisis

HOUSTON, TX – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Society of Microbial Resistance (ISMR) is focusing attention, and educating healthcare professionals, on the rising prevalence and consequences of a relatively new family of antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), through a new 2006 MRSA Educational Summit Program. MRSA can cause serious infections in otherwise healthy newborns, children, and adults.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Igloo Products Corp. Expands its Pink Ribbon Cooler Program

KATY, TX – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Igloo Products Corp. is honored to donate $30,000 to support the fight against breast cancer through the Igloo(R) Pink Ribbon Cooler Program. For the second consecutive year, Igloo Products Corp. has chosen the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation as the recipient of its donation.

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

Travel Healthy, Travel Well at the 2006 Travel Expo

ENCINO, CA – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airlines are fighting for their financial lives, says Aero-San Corporation. Cost-cutting has affected every area of operations from in-flight meals, to blanket and pillow service, to cleaning and sanitation. Several major airlines have already stopped providing blankets and pillows, almost all want to sell you snacks.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Marketing in a Mobile Age: Trucks Add Fuel to Advertising

LAS VEGAS, NV – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobile Ad Marketing Inc, a new Las Vegas company, offers the largest inventory of mobile advertising media in America, and a simple plan to make advertising more effective and affordable. Mobile Ad Marketing (MAM) believes that, as far as advertising goes, bigger is better. And, in the ad space business, a semi-trailer is about as big as it gets.

Knovel Partners with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

DANBURY, CT – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knovel Corporation, a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information services, announced a new partnership with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. SIAM is active in promoting the development, research and application of mathematical modeling and simulation in various industries and also publishes some of the most highly regarded specialized mathematical research reference works and journals.

FILED UNDER: Sciences
 

Atreus Systems Receives Communications Solutions(TM) Magazine ‘Product of the Year’ Award for 2005

CHICAGO, IL, GLOBALCOMM – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC(R))’s Communications Solutions magazine online has named Atreus’ IP Provisioning Software as a recipient of the 2005 Product of the Year Award.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Key Organics Ltd and Reaction Biology Corporation Announce New Library Screening Format

CORNWALL, UK and MALVERN, PA – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Key Organics Ltd and Reaction Biology Corporation today announced that they have teamed up to provide a new library screening format to customers. Beginning this summer, the entire Key Bionet library of 37,500 diverse drug-like compounds will be offered for ‘rental’ screening on RBC’s DiscoveryDot(TM) platform. For the first time, customers will be able to screen the Key library without having to purchase it outright.

Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight Exchange Vows

JOLIET, IL – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reality stars Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight have officially tied the knot Monday evening in Curry’s hometown of Joliet, Illinois with a little help from online diamond and jewelry boutique Whiteflash.com.

M2SYS Releases Bio-Plugin(TM) Parallel Server for Accelerated Processing of Large Scale Biometric Databases

ATLANTA, GA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today its release of Bio-Plugin(TM) Parallel Server, a highly scalable fingerprint recognition system that leverages distributed node balancing for fast, 1:N identification of large databases.

Instant Laptop Rental and YES College Preparatory Schools form a Strategic Partnership

HOUSTON, TX – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The seniors at YES College Preparatory Schools recently found out that they will be receiving a very valuable graduation present from an unexpected source. All 50 graduating YES seniors are receiving a free wireless enabled laptop computer, courtesy of Instant Laptop Rental.

Effective May 25, 2006: Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. Changes Name to JIT Toyota-Lift

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. will begin conducting business as JIT Toyota-Lift to better convey their dedication to all of Western New York; not just the Jamestown area. JIT Toyota-Lift is Western New York’s only authorized Toyota forklift dealer.

EMC Corporation’s Bob Solomon to Speak on Cross-Border Trade and Investment Opportunities

WAKEFIELD, MA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) will hold its 7th Annual Technology Trade and Investment Conference on Monday, June 5, at the Sheraton Colonial Hotel and Golf Club, Wakefield, Massachusetts.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Pro-plaintiff Firm Empowers Clients in Pending Lawsuits to Pursue Cases to Attain Maximum Financial Settlements

LAS VEGAS, NV – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)– Plaintiffs in pending lawsuits, who need cash now, may be able to quickly cash in and get some financial relief. Crown Financial Services, based in Las Vegas, is in the business of providing emergency cash to plaintiffs in lawsuits. For example, if someone has been injured and is suing the responsible party for their injuries, they may need money for living expenses before the case is settled; emergency cash is now available.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

From Prescription Drug Plans to Long Term Care Policies, Government Forcing Another Tough Choice; Help Offered by Insurance Experts

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As millions of Americans recover from the daunting choice among prescription drug plans (deadline was May 15), the Government is forcing another health care decision. And this one’s a doozie, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC. ‘Which long term care insurance policy should you pick?’

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

O Yikes! Introduces New Line of Diaper Bags – Active Lifestyle Company Introduces Larger Diaper Bag Without Compromising Style

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — O Yikes!, active lifestyle diaper bag manufacturer, today announces the introduction of their second line of ultra-chic urban diaper bags for active parents on the go. The latest design, O Yikes! Messenger bag, still offers the style and functionality of the original O Yikes! Slingback bag while offering a little more room.

Interim HealthCare Inc. Names 2006 Interim HomeStyle Hero

SUNRISE, FL – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home health care and supplemental staffing, announced the winner of the national Interim HomeStyle Hero Award for 2006. Phyllis Dennis, Personal Care Assistant, from Greenville, South Carolina was the recipient of the national award which recognizes a home health aide who best represents the character traits that make up a hero such as honesty, experience, integrity and dependability. As the winner, she receives a $500 award.

Innovative Program Combines Customer Rewards and Affiliate Marketing

CANTON, OH – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThinYourWay.com has found a unique way to build revenue through affiliate marketing while simultaneously rewarding customer loyalty. This distinctive combination goes beyond typical affiliate marketing, which pushes customers to online retailers and lines the pockets of only the originating site owner. CEO Beth Philley uses the affiliate links to reward loyal customers with a gift card to one of the affiliates.

High-End Hosting Service Company Offers Low-End Prices

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the host for several hundred dedicated servers for customers from all over the world, Datarealm Internet Services, Inc. is proud to offer new and existing customers quality services at budget prices.

Checkered Motorsports Offers NASCAR Fans Opportunity to Race to the Finish Line, Own a Piece of the Action and Make History

ATLANTA, GA – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever dream of being part of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Family? Well, this may be the chance that die-hard fans have been waiting for, and Checkered Motorsports is leading the way. Unlike other sports, NASCAR allows anyone to field a Nextel Cup Team. With over 75 million NASCAR fans, the chance that there are some people interested in doing so, is highly likely. And, now is the time. Every year, NASCAR reviews and revises rules and regulations; in two or three years they might not allow just anyone to get in.

Online Casino Invests $11,000 to Pull Warren Buffett’s Strings

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Popular online casino and eBay shopaholic GoldenPalace.com has added another winner to their portfolio today by acquiring Warren Buffett’s signed DQ Ukulele for $11,211. The instrument was specially made for Buffett by Dairy Queen, a longtime economic and gastronomic favorite of the billionaire investor. The instrument has been personally played, and signed by Buffett who is widely regarded as the most successful value investor of all time.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Hollywood Couple, Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight, Say ‘I Do’ with Custom Designed Whiteflash.com Wedding Bands

HOUSTON, TX – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash.com custom designed one-of-a-kind wedding bands for the upcoming nuptials of Adrianne Curry, winner of America’s Next Top Model, and Christopher Knight, of Brady Bunch fame. The two met on the set of VH1’s Surreal Life last year and have been heading toward wedded bliss ever since. Whiteflash, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, was heralded by Kiplinger’s Magazine as ‘Lord of the Online Rings.’ The company’s world-renowned jewelry artisans handcrafted the famous couple’s wedding bands.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

‘LTCI Live’ – Long Term Care Insurance, Hot New Topic on the Lecture Circuit; for Groups Seeking Speakers, LTC Financial Partners Offers Army of Experts Free of Charge

KIRKLAND, WA – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local service clubs, community groups, and associations constantly need speakers to jazz up their meetings, but good ones – without big fees – are hard to find. LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, is filling the need with 180-plus experts on a hot new topic: long term care insurance.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Cleveland Seminar Will Prep Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Bonanza; Following Tax-Friendly Legislation, Flood of LTC Applications Expected

CLEVELAND, OH – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to incentives from Washington, tens of millions of Americans will seek long term care insurance, but agents aren’t prepared. That’s the gist of a seminar for agents on June 3-5 in Cleveland, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick motivation for 77 million retiring baby boomers, and others, to buy long term care insurance rather than rely on Medicaid.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

New LifeSpan Treadmills and Ellipticals – PCE Health & Fitness Launches Pro Series Line of Fitness Equipment

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCE Health & Fitness, maker of LifeSpan fitness equipment, enters the high-end fitness equipment market with its LifeSpan PRO Series treadmills and ellipticals. This innovative line of fitness equipment, designed for serious exercise enthusiasts desiring the best in performance and durability, is ideal for homes as well as corporate centers, medical centers, physical therapy offices and hotels.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

TIC International’s Construction Services Division Has Officially Changed Its Name to Synergen Consulting International

HOUSTON, TX – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology and Industry Consultants (TIC International) has announced that its Construction Services Division has changed its name to Synergen Consulting International. This change was brought about by record growth in recent years of the firm’s already established Construction Management and Claims Consulting Divisions, as well as the addition of a recently acquired Financial and Business Consulting Division.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

New Service Will Support ‘Long Term Living,’ an Alternative to Yesterday’s Long Term Care

KIRKLAND, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Techlink Northwest is Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Hot 100 List for Second Year in a Row

SEATTLE, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur Magazine released its latest hot 100 list of America’s fastest-growing new businesses in America and Techlink Northwest, one of only two Washington state companies to make the grade, is named for the second year in a row.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Brown Investments, Inc. Announces ATM Placements in Tennessee and Mississippi Airports

NASHVILLE, TN – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Memphis International Airport and the Tunica Airport in Mississippi are part of Brown Investments’ plan to expand into the airports, hotels and office buildings markets. Brown Investments, Inc. is a full-service business brokerage and investments firm, specializing in the placement and sale of ATMs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

The Future of IVF: Genetic Infertility Testing Breakthroughs Hold the Promise of Higher IVF Pregnancy Rates and Lower Multiple Birth Rates

DALLAS, TX – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several breakthroughs in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), soon to be available in Texas exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Dallas), could dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Perception Software Releases EDAConnect – Connects Electronic Design Engineers to Enterprise PLM Systems

AUSTIN, TX – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perception Software today announced the general availability of EDAConnect, which offers electronic design engineers an intuitive, easy to use connection from their EDA environment to their enterprise PLM system. Prior to EDAConnect, the only options available to organizations attempting to integrate their EDA design environment with their enterprise PLM systems were either internally developed or custom developed solutions. Both of these options presented problems when changes or upgrades occurred on either the EDA or the PLM systems

Is Another Hurricane Katrina Coming? New Survey Shows Floridians Grossly Unprepared for Hurricane Season

PENSACOLA, FL – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite being in the epicenter of hurricane activity, Floridians continue to roll the dice on hurricane insurance. Attorney Samuel Bearman finds that an alarming number of Florida residents do not have adequate insurance coverage, should a major hurricane hit the state.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

Local Reproductive Clinic Celebrates Gift of Life with a 5-Year Baby Reunion

GLENDALE, CA – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way – by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children’s jumping houses.

CyberTouch Announces 32-inch Touch Screen LCD Monitor

NEWBURY PARK, CA – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the Orion 32 – the latest and largest addition to its line of touch LCD monitors. Available now, this 32-inch diagonal (16×9 aspect ratio) touch screen LCD monitor is ideal for electronic signage, hospitality, kiosk and point-of-purchase applications. This larger size touch monitor allows designers to display more information and reduce the number of screens while increasing interactive efficiency.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Introduces Exclusive Photographed Diamond Inventory

NEW YORK, NY (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commencing Monday, May 22nd 2006, online diamond and jewelry retailer James Allen will start offering its customers more than 10,000 high quality photographed diamonds available exclusively on the James Allen web site.

Chicago-area Businesswoman Wants to Donate 50,000 Millennium-Edition Newspapers to a Non-Profit Group for Use as a Fund Raiser

HIGHLAND PARK, IL – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet executive Sue Cohn of Highland Park, Illinois has been holding on to a cache of 50,000 new and uncirculated January 1, 2000 newspapers; most of them are the Chicago Tribune with a few thousand New York Times, Financial Times of London and USA Today also included in the lot. Her late husband purchased the newspapers in 2000 with the future intent of selling them online and in stores after they appreciated in value years later. In fact, most of the major city Millennium edition newspapers have already increased in value — and are selling on eBay and other Websites anywhere from $5 to $20 each.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

Unique Conservation Development Project Launched in the North Carolina Mountains Near Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NC – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of rapid real estate development growth in Western North Carolina, one person has come up with a novel approach for keeping this magnificent mountain land wild and natural. John Myers of Hickory Nut Forest, LLC, who has spent the past 18 years protecting over 20,000 acres for parks and trails, has designed a unique conservation development project in Hickory Nut Gorge, just 17 miles from Asheville.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

A Faery Hunt! O.C. Now Playing In Huntington Beach Central Park

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Live Children’s Interactive Adventure: ‘A Faery Hunt! O.C.’ If you’re one of the many people who have seen a faery or two, or perhaps a troll, or even a symurg while walking the dog in Central Park, don’t panic. You are not suffering from an illness or a disorder that makes you see these creatures. They really are there.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Call for All States to Take Record Companies to Court

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writing in his ‘Communication Nation’ column exclusively for Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), Scott G (recording artist THE G-MAN) makes a startling suggestion: 49 more states should sue the major record companies.

Nation’s First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World’s Flora

BROOKLYN, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation’s first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.

Hello Gorgeous! Look And Feel Fabulous – For A Good Cause

NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor’s fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.