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OnlineBootyCall Announces Cyberdating’s First-Ever Virtual Bikini Contest for Would Be Calendar Girls

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OnlineBootyCall.com, a division of Mobeze, Inc., today announced that it will become the first online dating destination to hold a virtual bikini contest on their site. A panel of OBC judges will review each contestant who registers for the OBC Bikini Calendar contest, and then choose a pool of initial finalists, from which OnlineBootyCall.com members will choose the hottest twelve contestants to adorn the pages of OnLineBootyCall’s 2006 Bikini Calendar.

In Time for Book Expo America, Authors and Self-Publishers Can Promote Their Works for Free

NEW YORK, NY – Book Expo America – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Book authors and self-publishers can submit free announcements about new books, upcoming author appearances, interviews and podcasts, book signings, festivals, conferences, workshops, and other book-related news for free publication on Publishers Newswire(TM), the news and marketing resource for book publishers and authors. Founded in 2003 by award-winning journalist and marketing expert Christopher Simmons, the site includes articles, author interviews, and book news.

RJ Communications to Launch Publishing Basics Radio and Podcast

NEW YORK, NY – Book Expo America – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RJ Communications, a New York based publishing services company, announced today the launch of Publishing Basics Radio, a program aimed at educating the fast growing self-publishing market. The show’s subtitle, ‘Helping you navigate the self publishing minefield,’ says it all. Publishing Basics Radio is hosted by Ron Pramschufer, a 35-year industry professional with a penchant for plain, straight talk. The show is available at www.WBJBRadio.com where it is streamed on-demand.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Le Book Moderne Giggles Early at Tattered Cover

DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.

WUSA-TV Sponsors Teen Driver Training Program in Washington DC Area

WASHINGTON, DC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WUSA TV, Channel 9 is sponsoring the nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) in the Washington DC area beginning June 17. The Clinic is a hands-on, behind-the-wheel accident avoidance and defensive driving program for teens and their parents available in ten states.

Big Fat Greek Fundraiser for The Little Red Wagon Guild & Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

ORANGE, Calif. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daphne’s Greek Cafe in Orange is hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event, a Big Fat Greek Fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), will be held at the new location in the Village at Orange, 1500 East Village Way. The public is invited to dine and donate at Daphne’s for fresh, fast and delicious contemporary Greek food. Daphne’s Greek Cafe will donate 20 percent of sales on June 2nd to CHOC!

Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife – Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest

SONKAJARVI, Finland – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships that is. Now ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Pete Rose Endorses Vitamin Supplement, 1st Step for Energy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Performance Fitness Inc. has signed a deal with baseball legend, ‘The Hit King,’ Pete Rose to promote their product, 1st Step for Energy, a liquid vitamin and mineral supplement. Pete Rose believes in this product as a safe, effective product for everyday people as well as athletes training for peak performance. He was first introduced to the product by a friend of his son’s that played basketball with him.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Greater Northwest Medical Group Grows and Changes to Meet Patient Needs

BUFFALO GROVE, IL – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater Northwest Medical Group, including 12 Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, 2 physician assistants, 3 physical therapists, and 2 registered dieticians, announces the addition of Dr. Christian Daniels, a Family Practice physician, who will be treating pediatric through adult aged patients at the practice’s new Glenview, IL office.

Housing Construction Trends Report Goes National

BEAVERTON, Ore. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forefront Economics Inc. (www.forecon.com) announced today the launch of national coverage for their Housing Construction Trends Report (HCTR). The monthly report presents trends in single and multi-family housing units permitted for construction at the state, county, and metropolitan area levels. Permit history and analysis can also be downloaded from the HCTR website (housingtrends.forecon.com).

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Dutch Communications Announces Vice President of Business Development

DENVER, Colo. – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dutch Communications, Inc. today announced the addition of Kedrick W. Robinson as the company’s Vice President of Business Development effective June 1, 2005.

Major Theme Parks and Attractions Sign Up with Cygnus, America Online ‘eTicketing’ Service

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYGT) today announced that major theme parks, water parks and attractions have signed up to provide eTicket sales through AOL(R) CityGuide, a leading provider of local entertainment information online, available free on the Web at aolcityguide.com.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Federal Long Term Care Awareness Project Winds Down, But Private-Sector Information Service Ramps Up

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network takes baton from Washington following successful trial programs in five states. With Memorial Day behind us, so is the Federal government’s Long-Term Care Consumer Awareness Campaign, with uncertain prospects for revival. Information kits, consisting of a booklet and audio CD, will no longer be available as supplies dwindle.

Who’s Your Daddy? Infant Gets Sponsorship Deal

HARRISBURG, Penn. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People who thought LeBron James or Tiger Woods were too young for their enormous company sponsorships are in for a shock. Internet casino-turned-household name GoldenPalace.com has won an eBay auction to sponsor a newborn baby boy. The boy’s parents scored $999 for the unique sponsorship opportunity.

Award-Winning Online Professor Launches Educational Game-Creation Services Aimed at College-Prep Schools and Home-Schooling Parents

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The idea for college online instructor, James Musgrave’s new service, Contemporary Instructional Concepts (www.contempinstruct.com), came after many semesters of teaching online through a variety of San Diego colleges.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Best Selling Political Author Patrick Wood Launches ‘The August Review,’ a World Affairs Journal

SPOKANE, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The August Corporation (www.AugustReview.com) today announced the launch of ‘The August Review,’ a world affairs journal edited by bestselling author and former SEC investment advisor Patrick M. Wood. ‘The August Review,’ an Internet-exclusive, subscription-only publication, focuses on the global elite in politics and business.

President Bush to Release Butterflies at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day to Honor Fallen Heroes

WASHINGTON, DC – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has scheduled a ceremony to honor and remember heroes who lost their lives in the service of our country or during terrorist attacks. About 100 youth that have lost loved ones will attend the ceremony with their TAPS Mentors (members of the Old Guard) and will release live butterflies prior to the official Memorial Day ceremony, just before President Bush’s speech, the IBBA announced today.

Long Island Trial Attorney Steps Back From the Bench and Into the Spotlight in ‘Biloxi Blues’

NEW YORK, NY – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate his 30th year in the American Theatre, Bruce L. Roistacher, a veteran Long Island criminal defense attorney, will star in a production of Neil Simon’s ‘Biloxi Blues,’ directed by Ed Murray, and produced by Long Islands well-respected repertory company, The Gray Wig.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

American Hiking Society Invites Indian Nations to Join National Trails Day(R) June 4

ASPEN, Colo. – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June 4, 2005 marks the 13th National Trails Day, an annual celebration coordinated by American Hiking Society, with more than 1000 events across the U.S. ‘American Hiking Society warmly invites members of the American Indian Nations to join in the fun and healing of Mother Earth on National Trails Day at our magnificent National and Urban Parks,’ said Ivan Levin, Trail Programs Manager of the Society.

Natchez Pilgrimage Tours Moves to New Location

JACKSON, Miss. – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Natchez Pilgrimage Tours announces that as of June 1, 2005 it will be located at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center at 640 S. Canal Street, Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Visitor Reception Center is a state-of-the-art Visitor Center that attracts, educates and orients visitors to the city of Natchez and is conveniently located adjacent to the Historic District. The visitor will now have literally one-stop shopping to plan for all of their activities during their stay in Natchez.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Leading Document Preparation Service Launches New Innovative Low Cost Expungement-by-Mail Service Seeking to Clear Criminal Records Nationwide

EAST ORANGE, NJ – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clear Your Record! (A Document Preparation Service), established in 1994, and a unit of Speller Enterprises announced today the launching of a new ‘revamped’ low-cost expungement by mail service for people who cannot afford to retain an expensive attorney to clear their records of criminal charges.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

22 Years after Arthur Miller, American Director Elena Araoz Reclaims Beijing Stage

NEW YORK, NY and BEIJING, China – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beijing, China will experience a dramatic transformation this summer when, twenty-two years after Arthur Miller, American theater director Elena Araoz will reclaim Beijing’s stage with the English play ‘The Power,’ it was announced today by Noble Theater Bridge Co. LLC.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Media Alert: Schnack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Memorial Day (May 30th) in Brooklyn NY

BROOKLYN, NY – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Schnack Restaurant (www.schnackdog.com) is proud to announce its 1st Annual Stahl-Meyer Hot Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by Ferris Stahl-Meyer. The contest will start at 1pm at Schnack, 122 Union St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. Additional sponsors include: NY Water Taxi, American Stevedoring, Jever Pilsener Beer & Caputo’s Bakery.

An Ad Born Every Minute: Baby Named After Popular Internet Company

TRENTON, NJ – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With their latest eBay purchase, Internet casino GoldenPalace.com is well on their way to overtaking the name ‘Smith’ in the telephone book. The headline-grabbing casino spent $15,000 to name another child GoldenPalace.com

Publishers Newswire Lets Authors and Publishers Submit Free Book Event Announcements

REDONDO BEACH, Calif – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors and publishers can submit book events for upcoming author appearances, lectures, book signings, book festivals, conferences, workshops, and award ceremonies for free publication on PublishersNewswire.com, which also appear in search engines and online news systems. Publishers Newswire(TM) also includes announcements related to new books, magazines, ebooks, and audio books.

Capital Hill Declares Stock Dividend

DENVER, Colo. – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Hill Gold, Inc. (OTC BB: CHGI) announces a stock dividend on its common stock for shareholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2005. Each holder of one share of Capital Hill Gold on the record date shall be entitled to receive three (3) additional shares of common stock. For example, if a holder owns a round lot of 100 shares he or she shall receive 300 additional shares. The payment date for the common stock dividend is set for June 7, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Trivo Wireless Service Re-Launches Nationwide

FLORENCE, SC – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trivo Wireless service (www.trivowireless.com) announces the re-launch of its nationwide wireless services. The company’s service, formerly available in five states, is now available across the United States.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Delaware North Companies Plots Course for Next Generation Supply Chain Cost Control

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in supply chain cost control systems, announced that Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality and foodservice, will utilize the Tibersoft IQ cost control solution for ‘next generation’ supply chain monitoring and analytics.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Lehman Brothers’ Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, Private Investment Management to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council’s May Luncheon Meeting

BOSTON, Mass. – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDIA ALERT: Alison A. Deans, Lehman Brothers’ chief investment officer and managing director of Private Investment Management — a prominent Wall Street executive who is a regular panelist on Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street, and was previously among Institutional Investor’s and The Wall Street Journal’s top-ranked securities analysts — will Speak at New England-Canada Business Council’s May Luncheon Meeting

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

TriviaShootout Announces a 30-Day-Free Offer to Win Cash in its Online Subscription Game

NEW YORK, NY – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriviaShootout.com LLC, a leading producer of interactive trivia games, are offering something very different. The free opportunity for first time players to play free and win cash prizes based on their sports knowledge. Thousands of players have already signed up at www.triviashootout.com to play this new fast-moving beat the clock sports trivia game. TriviaShootout believes that the 30-day free trial will show sports enthusiasts across the country how much fun it is to play this sports trivia game on espn.com and how easy it is to win.

FILED UNDER: Sports and Activities
 

Abidia Wireless 3.0; Mobile eBay Auction Software now Available for Palm OS Platform

SAN JOSE, Calif. – PalmSource Mobile Summit & DevCon – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Abidia, the leading provider of mobile phone and wireless handheld device solutions for online auctions, today announced the availability of Abidia’s third generation wireless application for eBay on the Palm OS(R) platform, enabling effortless real-time access to eBay accounts and listings for mobile devices worldwide.

FILED UNDER: Mobile Technology | Technology
 

Bloggers Can Spot Each Other with Og the Blog Trog

BOSTON, Mass. – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each new trend has its symbols and bloggers now have Og the Blog Trog, from Baby Bird Productions. Og is a bearded caveman, or troglodyte, who appears on such items as T-shirts, sweatshirts, mousepads, mugs, and bumper stickers, bearing his humorous words of wisdom about blogs.

The Miami Children’s Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting ‘A Magical Day With The Husky Gang’

MIAMI, Fla. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Miami Children’s Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting ‘A Magical Day With the Husky Gang’ on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Earn Your Place in the World Record Books, Without Getting Up Off the Couch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stan Oleynik, the creator of the highly successful Mystery Toilet Paper auction, today announced that he will attempt to set the world’s record for the longest TV-watching marathon in history. And in a unique twist, Oleynik will auction off the right to change his name to the name or company name of the highest bidder, assuring their place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Patent Issued to CSS for Onsite & Remote Control of Safe with Electronic Lock

POSEN, Ill. – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS – www.corporatesafe.com), one of the largest suppliers of cash control systems and safes to the U.S. retail and restaurant communities, announced the U.S. Patent Office issue of Patent No. 6,885,281 B2 on April 26th of 2005.

FILED UNDER: Business | Patent and Trademark
 

Insurance Office Broken Into – Computers Stolen – The CyberAngel Recovers Computer, Arrest Solves 10 Break-Ins

LIMA, OH – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberAngel Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.) is fighting crime in a big way in Lima Ohio. On April 29th, an insurance office was broken into and several items, including a sales laptop, were stolen. Fortunately, the company uses The CyberAngel Software (www.thecyberangel.com) as a comprehensive information security and compliance solution for all of their computers.

FILED UNDER: Mobile Technology | Technology
 

Organist Keith Thompson Plays Sousa and George M Cohan Memorial Day Weekend Concert in SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play music including popular composers, Eric Coates, George M Cohan and John Philip Sousa on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Memorial Day weekend, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.

TeamF1’s Air Secure Access Point (ASAP) Software Extends Secure Wireless Capabilities to Embedded Devices

FREMONT, Calif.- May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, today introduced Air Secure Access Point (ASAP), the industry’s first middleware product specifically designed to add secure wireless access-point functionality to embedded devices. A comprehensive, secure, managed access point solution, ASAP sets a new standard by providing the ability to concurrently support many different generations of 802.11 security technology found in today’s wireless networks — from WEP through WPA, up to WPA2/ 802.11i, in either Personal (Pre-shared Key) or Enterprise (802.1X) modes.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

Application Level DAPL Testing is Focus of DAT Collaborative Latest Successful Interoperability Workshop

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The DAT Collaborative held its second successful DAPL Plug Fest in March 2005. The DAT Collaborative is on course to enable applications to take advantage of RDMA by delivering a universal set of APIs supporting RDMA capable devices.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology