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Ashley Gilbertson Iraq Photography Receives the Distinguished Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

PORTLAND, Maine – April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson of the Aurora photography agency has won the Robert Capa Gold Medal in the Overseas Press Club (OPC). Mr. Gilbertson won the OPC award for best photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise for his work, ‘The Battle for Fallujah.’ This honor places him among a long list of revered conflict photographers.

Media Advisory: New York Times Contributor and Author of Controversial Book on Mercury in Vaccines, Live on AutismToday.Com

DALLAS, TX and ALBERTA, Canada – April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autism Today announces a live, interactive telephone conference will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PST this Thursday, April 28th featuring David Kirby, author of ‘Evidence of Harm, A Medical Controversy’ (ISBN: 0-312-32544-0). He will address the question: ‘Does mercury in vaccines cause autism and other disorders in children?’

Meditations For Mother’s Day? Mother and Daughter Think So – Guests at Meditational Therapy(R) Get to Sample Meditations at New Website

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guests at www.MeditationalTherapy.com [Meditational Therapy] get to sample a new venue of meditation. Mother of two creates place of solace and healing for others after her dramatic recovery from illness. Meditational Therapy now steps out as its own independent division to be the first publisher of its ‘unique’ guided meditations.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

New ‘Money’ From Slick.com Parodies and Protests Porous Borders

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crisp new five ‘dolares’ bills issued by the United States of Amexica are beginning to circulate in border states. The fake, but very realistic looking money, features the photo portraits of George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox. Michael Dalton Johnson who operates slick.com, a political satire site, created the faux currency, designed to protest and parody America’s porous borders.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Dialpad Integrates PSTN 911 Service with Broadband Phone Devices and Products

MILPITAS, Calif. – April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dialpad Communications, Inc., a leading global provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, today confirmed the integration of PSTN 911 service on its unlimited calling plan, DialpadUSA. The $11.99 unlimited calling plan available to consumers nationwide, is designed to work in conjunction with a local phone subscription and not as a replacement of a users’ underlying PSTN service. The service comes with a broadband adapter, the dpPhone, which bridges the gap between VoIP and the traditional telephone network (PSTN) by combining the two services into one phone. The dpPhone connects to both a user’s existing phone line as well as to the Internet to seamlessly move 911 and local calls to the PSTN while sending long distance and international calls through Dialpad.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Management Dynamics Expands European Operations to Meet Growing Demand

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ and LONDON, UK – April 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced the official opening of its London office, expanding Management Dynamics’ European presence and building upon its U.S. successes.

PN Hoffman Development Makes Significant Contribution to Chevy Chase Park Improvements

WASHINGTON, DC – April 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PN Hoffman, Washington’s premier developer of luxury condominium residences, has contributed $75,000 to finance improvements at Chevy Chase Park, located at 41st and Livingston Streets NW in Washington DC. The contribution will provide funds to construct a running track around the existing ball field and for enhancements to the playground area.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Pretrieve(TM) Announces Online Court Record Access

ATLANTA, GA – April 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pretrieve LLC today announced the integration of nationwide court record searches to their highly successful free public record search engine. Internet researchers now have one click access to a variety of free court record searches from Federal, State and County courthouses. Pretrieve is a free public record search engine designed to help make finding information about businesses and individuals from free Internet sources easier for everyone.

Executive Appointments Position SIM LLC for Growth – Brand Management, Strategic Marketing, Finance Expertise Enhance Management Team

ATLANTA, GA and ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Intelligence Management, LLC (SIM LLC) announced two key executive appointments today – Dr. Rajendra K. Srivastava, Ph.D. and Mr. William Wyatt, CPA. Dr. Srivastava, who holds the prestigious Roberto C. Goizueta Chair in e-Commerce and Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, joins the Executive Management team at SIM LLC. Mr. Wyatt accepted the position as Chief Financial Officer and brings more than 30 years of expertise in strategic financial and business planning. Both appointments will take up positions on the SIM LLC Board of Directors.

New Book Offers Revolutionary Treatment Options for Children with Autism

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Etham Books today announced the publication of ‘Diagnosis Autism: Now What? 10 Steps to Improve Treatment Outcomes’ by Dr. Lawrence P. Kaplan. The book presents parents of children who have autism with immediate answers and achievable teaching strategies contained in an easy-to-follow 10-step program.

Search Systems Free Public Record Directory Adds Premium Service

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Search Systems (www.searchsystems.net) today announced the release of its new Premium public record service. Search Systems in 1997 was the first to establish a free directory of hard-to-find public record databases. Since then Search Systems’ directory has grown and now provides access to over 27,000 free databases. Each link is handpicked for content and usefulness and is offered with a service description.

Should Our Kids Drink Suze’s Kool-Aid? – Debt Expert Says Some Advice Will Increase Debtabetes(tm)

COLUMBUS, OH – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jon Hanson, author and debt expert of GoodDebt.com (www.GoodDebt.com), says people are drowning in debt because of their small daily choices, called habits. Hanson, author of the new book, ‘Good Debt, Bad Debt’ (Penguin-Portfolio 2005 ISBN 1-59184-073-2) believes in keeping the use of consumer debt to an absolute minimum, no matter the circumstances: ‘Credit cards are the crack cocaine of consumer debt.’

Goldenpalace.com Auctions Off ‘Mystery Safe’ Worth $1 Million Dollars!

KNOXVILLE, TN – April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GOLDENPALACE.COM, the girl who sold the rights to change her name for life to Golden Palace Casino has another controversial auction on eBay! Formerly Terri of Knoxville, TN, Ms. GOLDENPALACE.COM is now auctioning an 1100 pound ‘Mystery Safe’ with contents reportedly valued at $1 Million Dollars, making it the highest valued Mystery Auction to date!

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

MnMStudio Launches Lust2Go.com – Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) Not Just for Kids Anymore

SEATTLE, WA – April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this month, Sony released their Playstation Portable (PSP) device in the United States. Within days, hackers had found a web browser element within a game. At first exploited by the underground scene, many novices have read the simple procedures online to enable their device’s web capability. Now anyone with a PSP can quickly and easily use their gaming device to browse the web at any WiFi enabled internet hotspot.

Paradigm Trading Cards Announces Limited Edition Trading Cards Commemorating Pope John Paul II

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards today announced their release ‘A Pope for the Ages’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Participate in Expedition to Find Genghis Khan’s Tomb – iExplore Named Exclusive Sales Agent for this First-of-its-Kind Tour

CHICAGO, IL – April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time ever, a select group of travelers can help archaeologists try to unearth one of the most elusive tombs in history: the tomb of Genghis Khan. In a new partnership announced between iExplore and Skybrite International, iExplore was named the exclusive sales agent for tours visiting the Genghis Khan Expedition dig site.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Tom Mangelsen Named as One of American Photo’s 100 Most Important People in Photography

OMAHA, NE – April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of Nature (www.mangelsen.com) today announced that Thomas D. Mangelsen has been named one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography in America in the May/June issue of American Photo Magazine.

Time In, Morris County’s #1 Children’s Play and Party Center, Sees Franchising as Best Plan for Growth

RANDOLPH, NJ – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Karl Lens, President and Operator of Morris counties’ most talked about children’s play center, has expanded to form Time In Franchises, LLC (www.Timeinfun.com). Time In is now interviewing interested parties and plans to award 4 to 5 locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut this year. In addition, filings for New York State will soon be completed allowing for opportunities there as well.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Trade-pals.com Launches Business Networking Site with Goal to Drastically Reduce Cold Calling in North America

TORONTO, ON, Canada – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trade Pals Inc. today has announced the launch of their new website, www.trade-pals.com. With it the company hopes to drastically reduce cold calling in North America while giving individual business people the opportunity to advertise their services to the mass market for free.

Supply Insight Inc. Announces the Availability of its RFID Platform – rPlatform(TM)

NEW HAVEN, CT – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supply Insight Inc. announced today their flagship product rPlatform(TM) that offers a comprehensive foundation for integrating RFID technology with the core business of an enterprise. rPlatform is a collection of software, hardware and, services aimed at creating a unique, cost effective value for the customers. rPlatform can be customized to meet the mandates from Department of Defense and retailers such as Target, Best Buy, Home Depot and Wal-Mart. rPlatform(TM) supports EPCglobal standards and is designed to support other evolving standards.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Chicago-Based Administrative Professional’s Group to Host the Midwest’s Largest Gathering of Administrative Professionals

CHICAGO, IL – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, April 26, 2005 the Chicago Lake Shore Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals(R) (IAAP) will host the largest gathering of Administrative Professionals in the Midwest. The 18th Annual Administrative Professionals Day(R) Luncheon will feature a keynote address by Desiree Rogers, President of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas. Administrative Professionals from businesses throughout the city and region are expected to attend.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

New Novel Urges Single Women to Just Say No to Married Men

CHICAGO, IL – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autumn Girl Press announced today a new book ‘Single Black Female,’ a cautionary romance, by Carrie Carr. It’s been almost two decades since ‘Fatal Attraction’ sent a quiver down every married man’s spine by dramatically illustrating the consequences of a one-night stand. However, it’s not just married men who should be concerned, but the women they are fooling around with as well.

Arclinea Boston Wins ‘Best In Show’ at Luxury Living Awards

BOSTON, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the ‘Best in Show’ award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the ‘Arlington Chef’s Dream Kitchen.’

M2SYS Forms Strategic Partnership with CSI Software to Fulfill Surging Biometrics Demand in Fitness Industry

ATLANTA, GA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric technology research and development, today announced that it has executed a long-term partnership agreement with CSI Software to integrate and support the sale of its patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) and its M2-S(TM) fingerprint reader. The technology will be added to CSI’s Spectrum(TM) membership management software and made available to its growing customer base of fitness clubs throughout the U.S.

InvestmentWizard.Com Introduces CramerWatch, The First Independent Service to Track Jim Cramer’s Stock Market Recommendations on CNBC’s Mad Money

HOUSTON, TX — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InvestmentWizard.com (www.investmentwizard.com) announced today the launch of CramerWatch, the first independent service to track the recommendations made by stock market guru Jim Cramer on the CNBC TV show Mad Money. Mad Money airs each weeknight on CNBC at 6:00 p.m. EST.

Arclinea Boston Named ‘Best of the New’ by Boston Globe Magazine

BOSTON, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating ‘all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs,’ Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named ‘Best of the New.’

TimeIPS by Stratitec Enhances Their Line of Intelligent Personnel Systems

WICHITA, KS — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stratitec today announced the availability and shipping of their enhanced TimeIPS systems (www.timeips.com) for small, medium and enterprise level organizations looking to control overtime and lower employee-related costs. Patent pending e-mail alerts help business owners & managers reign in employee overtime, tardiness and early clock-ins.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Leapfrogging the Long Term Care Crisis: New Service Shows How

KIRKLAND, WA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network Takes Responsibility for Public Education Piloted by Washington. Good news: Americans are living longer. Bad news: More will be laid up, incapacitated, for extended periods; and regular medical insurance doesn’t cover it. Washington can’t pick up the tab, and the states will go broke trying. ‘Medicaid could be overwhelmed by aging baby boomers,’ says a Government source.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Echotainment Releases New Network and Positions Forum Software to Replace Blogs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Echotainment, LLC (www.echoforum.com), has released the Echoforum Network allowing forum software (Simple Machines, vBulletin, InvisionBoard, IkonBoard, PhpBB, UBB Threads, XMB, etc.) to link their message forums together and import external content feeds from Usenet Newsgroup, RSS, email listserv, email newsletters, and XML/BLOGS to form a seamless community among all currently active forums on the Internet totaling millions of active communities.

Women’s JuJitsu Champion Revolutionizes Sport – Auctions Advertising Space on Rear of Brazilian Beauty’s Shorts

LONG BEACH, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored prime exposure with their latest eBay purchase, by winning a $2,225 auction for advertising space on the rear of Brazilian JuJitsu champion Gazzy Parman’s shorts for her historic competition in an elite submission grappling tournament that has never before included women.

Landmark National Bank Reports Profit for 2005 First Quarter

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Landmark National Bank (OTC BB: LMRK), which commenced operation on August 26, 2002, reports March 31, 2005 assets of $75,245,273 compared to March 31, 2004 assets of $48,864,564, an increase of 54%. As of March 31, 2005, loans totaled $52,405,039, compared with $22,398,302, an increase of 134%. During the same period, deposits increased from $41,200,020 to $68,664,645, an increase of 67%. The bank experienced a profit of $3,209 for the first three months of 2005, compared to a loss of $535,548 for the first three months of 2004.

US Law Enforcement Heading for Israel for Advanced Homeland Security Training Despite Lack of Official Funding

MIAMI, Fla. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time, a private US-Israeli company, Security Solutions International (www.securitysolutionsint.com), is responding to the need for better quality training by sponsoring a training mission to Israel for US Law Enforcement.

VOICES to Receive Prestigious Public Service Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service to Communication Impaired Children

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The VOICES Association, the national nonprofit organization for children with communication disorders and their families, has been chosen to receive the 2005 Public Service Award from the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA), it was announced today. VOICES is being recognized because it has made ‘a significant contribution to the field of communication disorders’ and ‘for its outstanding service to children with communication disorders and their families,’ according to CSHA

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

Company Gets to The Bottom of Sports Sponsorship

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored prime exposure with their latest eBay purchase, by winning a $2,225 auction for advertising space on the rear of Brazilian Ju-Jitsu champion Gazzy Parman’s shorts for her historic competition in an elite submission grappling tournament that has never before included women.

Study: Pediatricians Overlook Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of a new study by Special Abilities, Inc. send an alarming message to parents of young infants and children. Pediatricians are not recognizing the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at an early age denying children benefits of early intervention and therapy. Autism is a complex neurological disorder characterized by profound delays in communication and social interaction and affects over 1.7 million individuals in the U.S.

The Question ‘Where Has Susan Powter Been’ is About to be Answered – Susan Powter is Stopping the Insanity Better Than Ever!

NEW YORK CITY, NY — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Animal’s Farm LLC announces that with her seventh book, ‘The Politics of Stupid,’ and the introduction of her new website (www.susanpowteronline.com) launching its first phase today, Susan Powter is back! She’s just been dubbed: ‘the Lenny Bruce of Wellness’ by Shape Magazine for good reason.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Company Wins Right to Name New Species – GoldenPalace.com Makes History for Naming Monkey Species

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has come forward as the generous bidder who recently paid $650,000 in an auction hosted by www.charityfolks.com for the right to name the new species of monkey discovered in western Bolivia’s Madidi National Park by Dr. Robert Wallace of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

2005’s World Blackjack Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Play to Win, Inc. is pleased to announce The World Champion of Blackjack will be played April 22nd on the GSN Network, which is The Game Show Network, at 10:00 pm, which was played at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

Artitalia Group Wins the Coveted Best Booth – Grand Prize Award at GlobalShop 2005

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artitalia Group (www.artitalia-group.com) won the coveted Best Booth – Grand Prize award, given by VM+SD (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.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

MailFrontier Enhances Salesforce.com with Innovative Email Marketing Solution from Dynamics Direct, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market, announced today that MailFrontier(TM), a leading provider of email security solutions, has successfully integrated the Dynamic Messenger(TM) email marketing platform with MailFrontier’s existing Salesforce.com(R) CRM system.