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Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids Expands to Rockies, Renames Dynamic Drilling Fluids Operations

HOUSTON, Texas and DENVER, Colo. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids announced today that Dynamic Drilling Fluids of Denver, Co. will combine with the company, expanding Spirit’s operations into the Rocky Mountain region. The company will be renamed Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids, LTD and will be a key component in Spirit’s expansion.

Libreria Martinez Hosts Signing for Limited Edition of Controversial Novel, America Libre

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libreria Martinez, the landmark Latino bookstore in Santa Ana, California will host a book signing for a limited-run edition of the controversial new novel, ‘America Libre’ (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9) on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 p.m. After five months as a self-published edition, ‘America Libre,’ by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, was acquired by Grand Central Publishing.

M2SYS Technology Partners with TeraCorp Enterprises to Provide Added Security within Check Cashing Solution

ATLANTA, Ga. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a leading biometric technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership with TeraCorp Enterprises, a leading provider of check cashing and verification solutions, to integrate the M2SYS Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint solution into TeraCash, a cutting-edge check cashing system.

Social Platform Grows – Social Networking Software Provider Moves, Adds to Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social Platform, a social networking software provider of scalable web-based solutions for branded, high end social applications announced today their move to larger facilities in Los Angeles. ‘We wanted to be nearer to our media and entertainment customers in the Los Angeles area while remaining close by our state of the art data center in the downtown area,’ remarked Eric Schlissel, CEO.

Announcing the Los Angeles Leg of Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s North America Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Productions, a Los Angeles based company, today announced that baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky will perform one live concert on the stage of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on November 11, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by conductor Constantine Orbelian and the Russian Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Academy of Choral Arts, Hvorostovsky will perform Russian romances and arias from Russian Operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and others.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Executive Search Firm Opens New Office in Everett Washington

EVERETT, Wash. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a national executive search firm, opened its second office Sept. in Everett to provide consulting services to local and national companies. Sales Talent Inc. will reside in the Everett Public Market Building on the third floor and will be employing eight to 10 new consultants.

TeamF1, Inc. Joins MIT Kerberos Consortium as a Founding Sponsor

FREMONT, Calif. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, today announced it has signed on as a founding sponsor of the MIT Kerberos Consortium, a non-profit group with a vision of promoting an environment where fully functional and interoperable Kerberos-based authentication and authorization will be as ubiquitous as TCP/IP-based networking itself.

Prince Harry ‘Dead’ in Iraq War Memorial – The ‘Brave At Heart’ Honored with Royal Tribute in London

LONDON, England – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A war-mutilated Prince Harry is the symbolic fallen hero in a memorial honoring those willing but unable to serve in the occupied Iraq conflict. Harry, the youthful brother to Britain’s future king, was poised to be the most celebrated soldier of the Coalition forces, but due to the ‘specific threats to kill or kidnap him,’ he was kept home. However, Prince Harry will be remembered for his intended tour of duty in a memorial to be unveiled at the Trafalgar Hotel October 11th courtesy of Bridge Art Fair.

A&A Screening Solutions Pulls Ahead of The Competition in the Background Screening Industry by Utilizing deverus’ New MX Advance Software Solution

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus Inc., the leader in background screening technology, today announced the signing of the first client onto the MX Advance version of their newest and most innovative software for background screening, enterpriseMX. After being on the ZipTuit platform with deverus for the past 3 years, A&A Screening Solutions will now be operating on enterpriseMX Advance and will benefit in many ways from the numerous strategic features included in this system.

Dominican Republic: Finest Beaches, Highest Peaks

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dominican Republic has caught a lot of tourist attention lately, as they have realized that its sand beaches are eternally white, and as new luxury resorts are constructed. But beyond luxury hotels and the best beaches in the region, the Dominican Republic is one of the most diverse countries in the Caribbean. It is a country which really has something for everyone.

LA Playwright Creates an Enormous Wave with His New Book, ‘Touch the Ocean’

PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Nemec, LMT, CST-D, raised on the Atlantic ocean, begins to question the power of touch and collective emotions in the CraniOcean Media release of, ‘TOUCH THE OCEAN: THE POWER OF OUR COLLECTIVE EMOTIONS’ (ISBN: 978-09792805-0-4). One Light Touch Can Change the World is a theme that runs throughout this intriguing look at the power of light touch.

Consumers Seeking Home Improvements Can Research and Screen Contractors through Unique Web Site

PALM BEACH, Fla. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the right contractor can be a daunting experience and a new web site, YourContractorDirect.com, makes the process more streamlined; it connects consumers with local contractors. In lieu of today’s shaky real estate economy, many homeowners are choosing to remodel and renovate their existing homes rather than selling in a slow-moving market.

Nearly 3,000 in Attendance as the Black Knights of Towanda Baptize Their New Stadium and Multipurpose Complex Constructed by Southern Bleacher

TOWANDA, Pa. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What better way to kick off a football season than to do so in winning fashion in front of nearly 3,000 spectators all seated in a newly constructed stadium and multipurpose complex? The Black Knights of Towanda, Pa. certainly can’t think of a better way! And the Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, was pleased to partner with the dedicated architectural firm Highland Associates.

Eularis Announces New Corporate Name and Expanded Product Offerings

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Campbell Belman, an established pharmaceutical analytics company, today introduces its new name: Eularis. This announcement reflects the significant growth the Company has achieved across its full range of pharmaceutical analytics products, which have helped tailor the advertising and marketing programs of its global top-tier clients.

Sunshine Media, Inc. Announces M.D. News Magazine to the Inland Empire Marketplace

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Media Inc. a leading publisher of locally focused business-to-business magazines covering high impact sectors of the economies of the United States and Canada, has named Bobby Thompson, Publisher of M.D. News, Inland Empire Region. Bobby has more than 12 years of strategic marketing and sales experience.

Yale Law Women Releases 2nd Annual List of the Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yale Law Women (YLW), the largest student organization at Yale Law School, announces the release of its 2007 Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms list. Phoenix-based firm Quarles & Brady received top honors, followed by Proskauer Rose; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer; Jenner & Block; Mayer Brown; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

Previser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analysis software that enhances treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, announced a simultaneous release of a new corporate website and a major upgrade to its software. PreViser’s version 3.0 software is now both Windows- and Macintosh-compatible.

HostBridge Technology Supports IBM Rational Developer for System Z

STILLWATER, Okla. – Sept. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology today announced support for Rational Developer for System z (RDz), Version 7.1. With this release, IBM customers can now enable business service integration for Customer Information Control System (CICS(R)) applications using an Eclipse plug-in that allows developers to create HostBridge services within the RDz environment and Service Flow Modeler (SFM) to invoke HostBridge as a node within the SFM model.

Get Fit, Be Functional, and Live Pain Free with the PAST(TM) Core Training System

LONGMONT, Colo. – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Functional Innovations, LLC announces the release of the P.A.S.T.(TM) Core Training System; an award winning product that improves real-life fitness with over 100 functional exercises. The patented P.A.S.T. (Posture, Agility, Strength, and Total Body Integration) Core Training System was designed by Todd Langer, CEO of Functional Innovations and a leading health and fitness specialist, while overcoming disabling injuries.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

University of Sioux Falls Selects Southern Bleacher and Millers Sellers Heroux to Give Them First Home Field Advantage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with architectural firm Miller Sellers Heroux, Southern Bleacher recently completed its portion of the impressive Sanford Health Sports Complex that includes the 2006 NAIA National Champion Cougar’s football complex.

New Snowplow Feature Provides Cutting-Edge Safety During Dangerous Winter Weather

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Acela, LLC, a company with a mission to keep people safer on the roads, is excited to announce a new safety product – the Edge-O-Lite(TM) – a snowplow reflector designed so drivers can easily identify blade edges and avoid accidents.

Quik Pod Brings Facebook Photos and YouTube Videos into Focus

TORONTO, Ontario – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re the photographer and trying to get in the picture with your favorite celebrity, what do you do? Celebrity-seeker Selena Tee has pages on FaceBook filled with her and star photos from last week’s Toronto Film Festival. ‘I’ve been disappointed by bad photos that often can’t be retaken. I have a picture of me and George Clooney’s jaw!’ says Tee. However, she was recently introduced to Quik Pod(TM), the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, developed by Fromm Works, Inc.

This Competition Got Really Ugly – Golden Palace Sponsors the World Gurning Competition

EGREMONT, United Kingdom – Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Gurning Championships took place at the Egremont crab apple fair which is said to date back to 1267. For those of you not familiar, gurning is the art of contorting one’s face. Over 42 contestants took part in the Golden Palace world gurning competition.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

GRACE Founder, Natasha Martin, Goes Beyond Microfinance and Reviews Grant Proposals to Help Grassroots Community-Based NGOs in Africa Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. – Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Natasha Martin, founder of Grassroots Alliance for Community Education, G.R.A.C.E. explains ‘where the money goes’ for grant and microfinance projects to a group of philanthropists in Northern California. These donors learn the complexities in deciding which three Kenyan grassroots community-based NGO (non-governmental organization) projects should be the recipient of a five thousand dollar grant.

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

CA Certifies HostBridge as Interoperable with CA ADS and CA IDMS Online Applications

STILLWATER, Okla. – Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge Technology, the provider of HostBridge software for XML-enabling CICS, today announced that CA has certified the HostBridge integration software as interoperable with CA IDMS. With this integration, CA IDMS and CA ADS online applications can become callable Web services that can be accessed by multiple platforms, application servers, or other host applications.

GSP Economic Architecture Expert to Speak at the 12th Annual Minnesota Development Conference

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading economic development expert Dr. Jerry Paytas will discuss Regional Competitiveness: Best Practices and Lessons Learned at the 12th Annual Minnesota Development Conference ‘Harnessing Minnesota’s Ingenuity’ on September 26, 2007. Paytas, Director of Research at GSP Consulting, is a nationally-recognized economic development expert.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.

Jamaica Flux: Workspaces and Windows 2007

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows 2007 is a contemporary public art project which includes the commission, creation, and exhibition of 24 multidisciplinary, site-specific artworks. These works will be displayed at a variety of locations along Jamaica Avenue (Queens, NY) including banks, stores, restaurants, street corners, phone booths, parks, and other public spaces from September 29 – November 17, 2007.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

CheapoAir Unveils 24/7 Customer Support

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a leading budget travel website catering to customers in cheap travel, has announced a sweeping overhaul to its customer service department, a spokesman from the company said yesterday. ‘Our customers spoke and we heard! We discovered that our customers were genuinely pleased with our products, but preferred reduced hold times.’

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Presents the 35th Anniversary Fall Open House

JAMAICA, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will host their Fall Open House, at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY, where families can sample for free its culturally and educationally enriching workshops offered year-round. On Saturday, September 22, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests of all ages are invited to take advantage of free dance, music, theater and art workshops, speak to instructors and find out more about JCAL programs.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

TripMama Expands Travel Search with the Launch of Hotel Comparison and Car Comparison

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama, a rising star in the airfare comparison arena continues to expand. TripMama launched August 7, 2007 to rave reviews and with some of the most notable travel sites online. TripMama has provided an optimum flight comparison shopping experience to our swelling consumer base.

Intelligent Chaos CEO Offers Insight into SOA Business Value

TAMPA, Fla. – Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the President and CEO of EMS Consulting – Intelligent Chaos, the future is now for companies and industries looking to implement Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). ‘Service Oriented Architecture represents a new standard that assists the overall architecture that’s been designed to be replicate-able and reusable.’

Howell and ADP Sign Service Provider Agreement

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Howell Benefit Services, Inc. (Howell) located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania recently signed an exclusive, multi-year service provider agreement with ADP Major Accounts Services, part of the Employer Services Division of Automatic Data Processing (ADP). Howell will distribute, install and support ADP HR Benefits Solution.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Provocative Novel, America Libre, Acquired by Grand Central Publishing

DAYTON, Ohio – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After five months as a self-published edition, ‘America Libre’ (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), the controversial debut novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez has been acquired by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). America Libre imagines a nightmarish, not-too-distant future when tensions between Hispanic separatists and Anglo supremacists ignite an ethnic conflict.

DomRey Cigar, Inc. Awarded U.S. Distribution of Royal Agio Cigar

BRADENTON, Fla. and DUIZEL, Holland – Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DomRey Cigar, Inc. is proud to announce that effective October 1, 2007, it will be the exclusive distributor of the Royal Agio Cigar brands, Panter and Mehari’s, in the United States. In addition, DomRey Cigar distributes the Cuvee, Cusano, and Perfect Cut brands.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Cell Phones, iPods, MP3 Players and Habit Braker Enterprises Now Bring a Very Real Health Solution to Everyone

MENIFEE, Calif. – Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Habit Braker Enterprises Inc., a privately held California corporation, has developed a new and highly effective way to help everyone make it to their healthy goals! Using short, healthy issue specific messages, that last only between seconds and about a minute, that have been developed to be placed into portable audio devices.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Chicago Chef Pens a Quintessential Classic Cookbook

CHICAGO, Ill. – Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chef Michael Baruch, author of ‘The New Polish Cuisine,’ creates another winner that touches the heartstrings of the city’s ethnically varied soulful cooking style. ‘Street Food Chicago’ (ISBN: 0-9715313-1-5) sizzles with 25 mouthwatering chapters, 375 original recipes, 300 vivid photos and kitchen-friendly instructions.

Hawaiian Retreat Makes Bold Health Claim

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtually all chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, can be eliminated through diet and lifestyle changes. At least, that is what the management of the Walk of Faith health retreat on the Big Island of Hawaii claims. Walk of Faith, a program of Rational Christian Ministries.

Film Florida at IFP Market in New York to Tout Filming in Sunshine State

MIAMI, Fla. – Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Florida continues to attract independent filmmakers to the state, Film Florida will be at the IFP Market in New York to tout filming in the state. To celebrate independent filmmakers at the IFP conference, Film Florida is also hosting its annual Florida Wasabi on Tuesday, September 18 at Jellado.

Low Cost Loans from Credit Cash vs. 100-percent Interest Rate Cash Advances

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Credit Cash LLC saw a need for lower cost financing for companies that accept credit cards, and has entered the cash advance industry. All of Credit Cash’s advances are structured as loans so clients can know exactly what rate they are paying. Alternatively, the industry norm is to structure transactions as a ‘purchase of future credit card sales.’

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance