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The Active Network Reaches Software Milestone Across Local Government, Education, Golf, Parks and Recreation, and Nonprofit Markets

SAN DIEGO, CA – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The signing of the city of Austin, Texas, as the 2,000th organization to use operations management software from The Active Network, Inc., provider of application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, demonstrates a widespread demand from local government, education, golf, parks and recreation, and nonprofit markets for cost-efficient, easy-to-use, flexible and Web-capable solutions.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

T-post – A Magazine on Cotton

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone can appreciate a good T-shirt and most people like to stay informed regarding the news and current events. Therefore it’s no wonder why a project that combines the two has taken the world by storm. Based out of Stockholm, Sweden uniquely designed T-shirts are being shipped out to all four corners of the Earth.

First-Ever International Online Mahjong Community Tournament

SAN DIEGO, CA – Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MahjongTime is the largest online mahjong community; they have developed an innovative technology that provides them with the resources to host the first-ever, online, international tournament. On October 28th and 29th, mahjong players from all over the world will compete online for the world championship title.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

New Novel Offers Fresh Perspective on How to Overcome Life’s Challenges and Return to Health and Happiness

SAN DIEGO, CA – Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Nautilus Press announced the pending release of ‘The What If Guy’ (ISBN: 0-9778018-0-2), available in October 2006. The book promises to entertain, enlighten and enhance the reader’s outlook on life.

Numerica Corporation Hires Four New Personnel

FORT COLLINS, CO – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientific research, development, software, and consulting company, Numerica Corporation, has just announced the hiring of the following personnel: Eric H. Kuo as Research Scientist IV, Adam K. Shaver as Research Scientist II, Robert Scott Danford as Research Scientist II and Stacie Davis as Administrative Assistant III.

College Students Work to Create Billion Dollar Project to Raise Disaster Recovery Awareness and Revenue

TAMPA, FL – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Where is the Department of Small, Medium and Large Miracles?’ (ISBN: 10:0-9786374-0-2), a book to be released in August by The Last Responders, Inc., is one of the many products being produced by a group of college students; products range from films and commercials to construction projects and educational and social programs.

Syntec Technologies and RTM Merge to Form Syntec Optics

PAVILION, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has opened its seventh presence. This time in Sarasota, Florida.

Oil Intelligence Link, Inc. Successfully Launches Website

OCEANPORT, NJ – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new website, Oilintel.com, was launched last week to provide free energy news, market intelligence and spot market prices. The site is owned and operated by a privately held New Jersey company, Oil Intelligence Link, Inc. which also has offices in Houston, Texas, and Sidney, Iowa.

The Police Connection Reports that World Trade Center Movie Release a Month Prior to September 11th Might Heighten Public’s Fear and Anxiety

NEW YORK, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oliver Stone is scheduled to release a new movie, ‘World Trade Center’ on August 9 – almost five years after the September 11 attacks; in response, the non-profit organization, The Police Connection, is concerned about increased stress and unrest for first responders and the public.

Quiz on Long Term Care Risk Factors From LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, WA – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 78 million baby boomers approach retirement age, the majority lack long term care insurance. If you’re among them, do you know the danger you face? Take the five-question quiz, below. It’s from LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Patented Steelcore Security Spa Straps Could Save Lives

ANAHEIM, CA – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids and water can be a dangerous mix, and spas are a common cause of summer drowning events. Safety spa covers are required to have locks to protect children aged 0-5; because they are only for small children, spa cover manufacturers use small plastic buckles that lock with a small plastic key that are sewn to the spa cover. The plastic locking buckles are easily broken and standard webbing straps are easily cut. In contrast, Steelcore’s new, patented security spa straps available at steelcore.net/spa make spas childproof for any age and prevent any unwanted access by children or adults.

New Electronic Loan Marketplace Community Created to Help Mortgage Brokers

NEW YORK, NY – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage brokers now have free access to dCifer(TM), a new web-based marketplace that connects mortgage brokers with lenders, vendors and customers. dCifer also offers its members FREE consumer leads through its dCifer Retail initiatives with companies throughout the U.S.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Maverick Broker Sells Out 50-Seat, $149K Seminar in Just 9 Days Using the Exact Same Marketing System He Uses to Bring in $731K a Year in Fees

CHICAGO, IL – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a time when over 48,000 people a year are clearing their desks and leaving the mortgage industry, and even established firms are closing their doors for good, maverick Illinois mortgage broker, Scott Tucker, is bucking the trend, recently proving his point by selling out his 50-seat ‘Mastermind Summit’ at $2,997 a seat using the same direct emotional response marketing he uses to attract highly-qualified and non-fee-resistant borrowers to his brokerage. The purpose of the Summit is to give Tucker the opportunity to pass his business-building and money-making methods on to other mortgage brokers and loan officers.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Send2Press Newswire to Sponsor NARIP Music Marketing and PR Seminar

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service, announced today it will sponsor a record industry workshop presented by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP), entitled ‘Getting Ink & Working the ‘Net: Secrets, Tips & Tricks of Publicity & PR.’ The event instructor is Scott G ‘The G-Man,’ a successful recording artist and marketing guru, and will take place Tuesday, August 15th, 2006 at the Beverly Garland Theater in Studio City, California.

Sharrow Consulting Group Expands to Help Homebuilders Manage Change

ROCHESTER, NY – July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharrow Consulting Group (SCG) is expanding its people services to help homebuilders manage change through tapping the full potential of their workforces. Creating a winning strategy is important, but defining and managing the change needed to succeed is where 70-75% of companies fail.

Fewer Home Equity Loans More 401k Loans

ALEXANDRIA, VA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The slumping housing market has reduced the use of home equity as a source of personal loans. Home equity loans fell by $900 million the week ending June 28, reports the Federal Reserve. Individuals looking for money are increasingly pursuing other options such as the 401k loan according to Daniel Lamaute, retirement plan specialist at Lamaute Capital, Inc.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Hillary Topless – Documentary Uncovers Nude Origin of Sex Museum’s ‘Presidential Bust’ of Senator Clinton

NEW YORK, NY – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nude study of Senator Hillary Clinton used in creating her first portrait as U.S. President is featured in a documentary now viewable at YouTube.com, the net’s leading video download site. ‘Hillary’s Bust,’ an eight-minute short produced by Goodnight Film, reveals the sexy origins of a statue of the former First Lady planned for display at New York’s Museum of Sex. The film contains the only footage taken of an unclothed preparatory study of Hillary Clinton’s upper torso used for developing the heroic-scaled ‘Presidential Bust of Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Woman President of the United States of America.’

LocaModa Announces StreetSurfer for Real Estate Dashboard

BOSTON, MA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering ‘The Web Outside,’ today announces the release of StreetSurfer for Real Estate Dashboard. StreetSurfer for Real Estate allows consumers to use any mobile phone like a remote control to browse internet-connected screens in real estate brokerage front windows.

Intellikey Labs Sees Demand for Digital Download Testing

BURBANK, CA – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Growing consumer acceptance for the purchase of video and audio entertainment via the Internet has content providers quickly expanding their lines of downloadable digital media. ‘As a result of the surge in PC and personal player devices for mobile on-demand video, the need for QA testing of these new delivery devices and their content has also significantly increased,’ commented Lauren Evers, President of Intellikey Labs, a premier digital media testing lab located in Burbank, California.

Three Ways to Simplify Long Term Care Insurance Choice – from LTC Financial Partners: Answers to Mind-Boggling Complexity

KIRKLAND, WA – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why don’t more Americans buy long term care insurance? Decision paralysis. This is the conclusion of a study commissioned by the AARP Public Policy Institute. People throw up their hands and do nothing when faced with complexity that confounds even the experts: myriad policy choices from dozens of carriers that use different terms and definitions; regulations that vary from state to state; and price quotes that map poorly to benefit amounts, waiting periods, deductibles, duration of benefits, possible rate hikes, and inflation protection.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Psychic to Ride Blindfolded in Philadelphia Using ‘Second Sight’

HOCKESSIN, DE – July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alexander, a world-renowned psychic entertainer, will attempt to ride a bicycle around the bar at Chickie and Pete’s Sports Restaurant in Philadelphia on Friday, July 28th. He will then attempt to drive out the door and around the building, again while blindfolded.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Colorado Indian Games Become ‘Feeder to China Olympics’ – Sustainable Pioneers Sponsor Bid and Teams

DENVER, CO – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colorado’s North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) ended with a strong magical feeling of being ‘a feeder to the 2008 China Olympics.’ That was the hope of Joe Garcia, President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI and San Juan Pueblo Governor/runner), whose Team New Mexico brought home the (ultimate) John Fletcher Spirit Award, said Olympic Skier Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Polygal Announces Energy Advanced Glazing

CHARLOTTE, NC – July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Polygal Plastics Industries Ltd., the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Polycarbonate and Polypropylene structured sheets and advanced glazing systems has announced its energy-advanced Polycoolite(TM) is now available in Triple Wall, 16mm sheets for skylights and solarium environments.

A Faery Hunt! O.C. Announces Final Weeks

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Faery Hunt! O.C., the interactive theatrical experience that has entertained hundreds of children over the summer, announced today that the faeries and other magical creatures are leaving the enchanted lawns of Huntington Beach Central Park for the season. The final performance is slated for Saturday, August 12, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. The hunt begins where Central Park Drive ends on the western side of the park, just east of Edwards Street.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

New Service Allows Businesses to Increase Visibility with Online Video Commercials

KANNAPOLIS, NC – July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses can now increase the visibility and impact of their Web sites by adding Video Commercials using WEBSTREAMERS revolutionary video streaming service. According to research done by QwestDex media, consumers are 60% more likely to complete a transaction online if they see a video in addition to pictures.

Customer Service Investigation: Write Away, Inc. Adds Mystery Shopping to Services Menu

ASHEVILLE, NC – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Write Away, Inc., based in the mountains of western North Carolina, is a full-service editorial company that has recently added mystery shopping services to their client offerings; the business’ subdivision is doing business as CSI – Customer Service Investigation.

Lindsay Lohan Falls in Love… with Diamond Bangles from Whiteflash.com

HOUSTON, TX – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lindsay Lohan celebrated her 20th birthday in style, and her favorite gifts were stunning diamond and sapphire bangle bracelets created by Whiteflash.com. Life & Style hosted a ‘roaring 20s’ celebration with a 1920s-inspired theme and presented the celeb with the diamond bangles.

CyberTouch Announces NEO 17 – 17-inch Wide-Screen Touch Screen LCD Monitor

NEWBURY PARK, CA – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the release of the NEO 17 LCD touch monitor. NEO 17 is a wall-mount, wide-screen (16 x 9) open-frame 17″ diagonal touch screen monitor. It utilizes a reliable, force-actuated resistive touch screen which could be touched with a gloved hand, long nails or any stylus. Designed for home-automation and home-theater industry, NEO 17 is also ideal for point-of-information, digital-signage as well as kiosk applications.

New Research Uncovers Male and Female Affluent Views on Money Matters

GREENSBORO, NC – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oechsli Institute has completed its third in a series of independent research projects on affluent Americans with at least $100,000 to over one million dollars of investable assets.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

LocaModa to Present in the AO & MIT/Stanford Venture Lab CEO Showcase Program at AlwaysOn Stanford Summit 2006

BOSTON, MA – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa, Inc., a technology company enabling mobile consumers to use any cell phone as a remote control to interact with out-of-home narrowcast networks, today announced that it will be participating in the AO & MIT/Stanford Venture Lab CEO Showcase program at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit, taking place between July 25-27 at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on the Stanford University Campus. The event is co-hosted by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) within the Stanford School of Engineering.

Watching the Watchers Creator Launches ‘Liberals Only’ Forum

LAS VEGAS, NV – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anthony Levensalor, original founder and creator of liberal hotspot ‘Watching The Watchers’ has launched LiberalsOnly.com, a new discussion forum-based site, complete with blogs, contests for products and services, and community involvement.

New Vegetarian Cookbook Challenges Old Myth

KAHULUI, Hawaii – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly released vegetarian cookbook is challenging the old myth that vegetarian food is not as tasty or filling as dishes prepared with meat or animal products. ‘The Maui Vegetarian – Cooking with Aloha,’ by Brian Igarta, is breaking new ground by proving that vegetarian dishes are exciting and flavorful enough to stimulate the taste buds of even the most staunch meat-eater. The self-published book is breaking new ground in other ways also: the demand for the book is so high that it will not stay on the shelves of the bookstores that carry it.

CCM Marketing, a Leader in Direct Response Media Placement, Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CCM Marketing, Inc., a leader in national direct response media, specializing in Sports, Health and Fitness products, is celebrating their 5 year anniversary. Co-owners Suzy da Silva and Nicole Licata, launched CCM Marketing on July 19, 2001.

Tibersoft IQ Delivers Rapid Results – Case Study Program Shows Significant ROI for Buffets, McAlister’s and Delaware North Companies

WESTBOROUGH, MA – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced today the rapid adoption and ROI (return on investment) of its flagship product Tibersoft IQ for three more clients, all leaders in the foodservice industry, including Buffets, Inc., McAlister’s Deli and Delaware North Companies.

Up-and-Coming Latin Pop and R & B Artist Makes Orlando Debut

ORLANDO, FL – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the astronomical success of American Idol, there’s no question that America loves to cheer for up-and-coming music stars. Orlando will have an opportunity to help create a new pop star in Latin beauty, Belinda Rio, when she makes her concert debut at the Orlando Repertory Theatre Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday,

The Active Network Acquires LeagueOne to Extend Reach in Youth Soccer Market

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Active Network, Inc., a provider of application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations and operator of the largest team and league sports community on the Web, has acquired Alamo, Calif.-based LeagueOne (www.LeagueOne.com), a leading registration and data management software provider to state soccer associations affiliated with the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer).

Secrets, Tips and Tricks of Publicity and PR to be Revealed in Seminar led by Scott G – The G-Man

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building a brand in print and online often takes a public relations plan, but there are pathways to success that are not always visible to the public, says Scott G of G-Man Marketing. In a seminar called ‘Getting Ink & Working the ‘Net,’ which will be held on August 15 in Studio City, California, G will reveal some of the processes that get attention for a company, product, service, or recording artist.

Emerging Latino Artist Expresses Personal Passion and Social Messages through Figurative Art

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Figurative artist, Jose Angel Hernandez, will be displaying a collection of provocative portrait paintings at a group show to be held at the Infusion Gallery in downtown Los Angeles from August 1st to the 25th.

Celebrating Black Music Month at The White House

NEW ORLEANS, LA – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President George W. Bush hosted an exclusive performance of musical talent in support of New Orleans in the East Room of the White House this past month, and proclaimed the month of June to be Black Music Month. The President strongly acknowledged the impact of New Orleans music in African American culture during his proclamation speech, and encouraged attendees to lend their support. Invited Guests also included PopAgee Johnson, the founder of the New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.