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Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G Provides Genetic Medicine to Cancer Patients, First Revenues for Epeius Biotechnologies

SAN MARINO, CA – Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) has approved an Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G(TM), the lead product of Epeius Biotechnologies, developed for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Following the landmark approval of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of all solid tumors, the Expanded Access Program extends the clinical applications of the world’s first targeted genetic medicine to many more cancer patients and enables Epeius Biotechnologies to recoup some of the costs of its ongoing clinical trials in Manila.

UltiMount(TM) Coastal Post Mount Meets AC174, Works with Most Post Systems and Withstands Harsh Environments

YOUNGSTOWN, OH – Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Way Manufacturing introduces a universal post mount for decking that meets AC174 performance guidelines and is engineered for long-life in harsh environments. Meeting AC174 is assurance that UltiMount(TM) Coastal post mounts conform to structural load ratings and deflection performance criteria of applicable building codes and testing methods for guardrail/handrail strength.

New York Seminar Will Prepare Agents for Long Term Care Insurance Explosion; Flood of Applications Expected Following Recent Legislation

WHITE PLAINS, NY – Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long term care insurance used to be a hard sell. Now it can be an easy sell, if done right, thanks to insurance-friendly pressure from Washington and Albany. That’s the thrust of a seminar for agents on April 19-21 in White Plains, New York. The Deficit Reduction Act, signed by President Bush on February 8, offers carrot-and-stick incentives for millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance; and the states, including New York, are weighing in with additional incentives. ‘We’re expecting an avalanche of applications,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, host of the event. ‘But agents can’t handle the load unless they adopt new methods.’

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Columbia Tower Club Invites Public to Charity Gala, Casino Night

SEATTLE, WA – Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In one of Seattle’s most popular fund-raisers, the Columbia Tower Club will hold its third annual Casino Night on Saturday, April 29, on the top floor of the Columbia Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The general public as well as club members may purchase tickets, a departure from the club’s members-only norm.

Plangarden Launches First Web-Based Vegetable Garden Design Application

HALF MOON BAY, CA – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their ‘virtual gardens’ viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.

LureSegue.com is Top Product Selection and Wholesale Account Savings!

CINCINNATI, OH – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lure Segue, LLC is an established software company who, since 2000, has been designing and developing complex software applications for their business clients. In celebration of Lure Segue’s June 1, 2006 software release of the new Premier Client Acquisition Marketing Software application, we will waive our one time processing fee of $59.95 for a wholesale account for companies and individuals.

FREE AJAX Middleware Environment / Framework

KANSAS CITY, MO – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumen Software, a leader in AJAX / LAMP+ middleware, announced today it will release Lumenation v6.0 and its SDK LightBulb free to users. The user role based middleware environment / framework, coupled with Lumen’s mature AJAX z-Windows engine, provides developers with the ability to rapidly create scalable, high end browser based applications.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Special Exercises Help Beginning Guitarists Learn Faster

HOUSTON, TX – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve gotten frustrated with learning to play the guitar, don’t give up yet. Greg Varhaug, of Greg’s Guitar Lessons, is a Houston musician and guitar teacher who has spent over 15 years developing and testing effective learning shortcuts for guitarists, and he offers some unique advice to aspiring players.

Federal Court Issues a Prompt Trial Date in Skyline’s Patent Case Against Google Earth

SKYLINE, VA – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a patent infringement case asserted against Google Earth (Google’s 3D mapping software) a federal court judge in Massachusetts has issued an expedited discovery and trial schedule in response to plaintiff Skyline Software Systems’ request for a preliminary injunction. The court has not yet ruled on the motion, but issued a claim construction determination and gave Skyline a prompt trial date – usually a strong indication that the court views the claims of patent infringement as having real substance.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

World Gym Unveils New Pricing Structure

BRENTWOOD, TN – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Gym today unveiled a new pricing structure for sixteen franchised locations across Tennessee and Georgia. The ‘pay as you go’ month-to-month membership that has no long-term commitment is available immediately at all participating locations.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Epeius Biotechnologies Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Marino, California – Facilities Include a Clinical Research Unit Dedicated to Evaluating New Genetic Medicine for Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the establishment of its main corporate headquarters in San Marino, California. The specialty pharmaceutical company has been granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA for its lead product Rexin-G(TM), an innovative anti-cancer agent that seeks out and destroys metastatic disease. Rexin-G(TM) has been tested in a wide variety of cancer types, including pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, uterine cancer, laryngeal cancer, smooth muscle cancer (leiomyosarcoma) and skin cancer (malignant melanoma).

America’s Vacation Center Wins American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award

SAN DIEGO, CA – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Vacation Center announced today that it was named winner of this year’s prestigious American Express U.S. Consumer Travel Network (CTN) Representative Excellence Award. America’s Vacation Center joined the American Express network in 1987 and because of their commitment to customer service has won the award every year that they have been part of the network.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Chicago Author Uses ‘Sex’ to Penetrate Hollywood’s Filtering System

CHICAGO, IL – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidestepping Hollywood’s closed-door policy and writing beyond the bounds of Los Angeles, screenwriter and author, Jessie Jamie Coleman, hurtles into new literary territory by publishing her original screenplay, ‘Sex on the Side’ thus opening the door to showcase her work to the world, it was announced today by Autumn Girl Press.

Hot New Company Profit Booster: Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, WA – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For working Americans and their employers, caring for an incapacitated parent or spouse can be expensive. ‘It’s costing an estimated $659,000 over the lifetime of each and every employee,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, publisher of a new guidebook on the subject. That figure includes time spent away from work caring for family members, lost wages, and lost contributions to Social Security and pensions. In addition, companies suffer from reduced productivity as employees worry about their loved one or rush off to handle emergencies. Talent pools drain as a firm’s most seasoned people leave to become full-time caregivers.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

New Workshop Teaches Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals to Dramatically Increase Profits and Personal Revenue While Laughing All the Way to the Bank

LAGUNA HILLS, CA – Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and prosperity coach, Karen Curry will be presenting her innovative two-day intensive training, Prosperity Boot Camp at Awakenings Metaphysical Bookstore, May 6-7. This unique workshop combines cutting-edge energy psychology techniques with innovative goal-setting and wealth-building strategies. Participants will learn how to radically increase their income potential as well as improve personal satisfaction and balance in their lives.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Car Dealers Learn New Ways to Grow Hispanic Business

LOS ANGELES, CA – Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coast to coast more dealers are starting to tap into the sales potential of their local Spanish auto buyers market. They are reaching out to the Hispanic community in ways that didn’t exist just a couple of years ago. Joe Leonard of Darcars Auto Group in Rockville, Maryland is one of those dealers. He’s spent the last 6 months focused almost entirely on building this under served segment of his market. An effort he says has brought in a big jump in new and used car sales. One of his most successful marketing additions are local Spanish auto leads generated for Darcars by Spanish Lead Services (SLS).

Music-Media Offers Royalty Free Music Over the Internet

MADRID, Spain – Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music-Media, a company dedicated to the composition of music for films, television, publicity, and web sites, is revolutionising the music market by offering royalty free music over the Internet. At the same time it is proposing a semi-exclusivity system which allows you to sell each song a limited number of times, thereby offering your customers a more exclusive product.

Online Casino Buys Martin Luther King’s Assassin’s Bathtub

MEMPHIS, TN – Mar. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online casino GoldenPalace.com added another piece of history to their impressive collection of eccentric historical items with their latest eBay purchase, the bathtub that James Earl Ray was standing in when he shot Martin Luther King in 1968. The bathtub was sold for $7,600.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Marketing With a Twist: Online Casino Bets on Storm Chasers

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A whirlwind of media attention has surrounded online casino GoldenPalace.com for years due to their innovative and sometimes outrageous marketing campaigns, but their latest eBay purchase will literally put them in the eye of the storm. The Antiguan-based online casino and poker room paid $10,000 to advertise on a Hummer H3 Storm Chase Vehicle belonging to The Multi-community Environmental Storm Observatory (M.E.S.O.), a professional environmental studies team.

Nude Britney Spears Sculptor ‘Exposed’ in Documentary

NEW HAVEN, CT – Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — News of Daniel Edwards’ nude sculpture of Britney Spears coincides with Goodnight Film’s release of a quirky short documentary featuring his previous controversial work, the ‘death mask’ of Ted Williams’ cryogenically preserved head. The film, titled THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS, features candid interviews with the controversial artist and reveals the motivations behind his work.

GameBeat Studios Completes Production on Third Spot for Wal-Mart’s Voices of Color(TM) Campaign

CHICAGO, IL – Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GameBeat Studios recently announced completion of the third of four spots in the Wal-Mart Voices of Color(TM) Film Series promotional campaign. The spot began airing nationally on television broadcast and cable outlets, including TBS and TNT.

Sell Outs Take More than 90 Minutes in Today’s Market, But Developer Predicts 80% of Latest Phoenix Condo Project Will Sell Opening Weekend

PHOENIX, AZ – Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Confident anticipation is running high as the grand opening approaches for the impressive La Terraza at Biltmore community. The development is Montecito Property Company’s latest upscale Phoenix condominium conversion. Montecito is nationally recognized as the fastest growing and second-largest condo conversion company in the U.S.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Montecito Property Company wins Silver as No. 2 Condo Converter in the Nation

NEW YORK, NY and PHOENIX, AZ – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the competitive real estate micro-world of condominium conversion, a spirited strategy of acquisition and classy conversion has put Montecito Property Company at the top for the second time in less than two years. La Terraza is the latest Phoenix, Arizona offering of Montecito Property Company, the fastest-growing condo developer in the U.S.

B-Man’s Blends ‘Humor’ with ‘Hummus’ on April Fool’s Day

PASADENA, CA – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local restaurant favorite, B-Man’s Teriyaki & Burgers, will celebrate April Fool’s Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man’s will trade Teriyaki for Greek fare, bringing the tastes of Greece to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-Man’s Greek Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Greece, including a parade of delicious Greek menu items to be served from 10am – 10pm.

U.S. Tour for Irish Guitarist Extraordinaire Bernie Torme Announced

VALHALLA, NY – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wild West Promotions has signed a letter of intent with Guy-McCoy-Torme, (GMT) featuring Irish Guitarist Bernie Torme, agreeing to a tour of the U.S. this fall. The GMT U.S. Tour intends stops in the north-east and other U.S. cities.

California Ferret Lovers Plan Ballot Initiative to Legalize Ferrets

SAN DIEGO, CA – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California ferret enthusiasts launched a new website in the latest attempt to legalize ferrets in California, one of only two states where they remain illegal. The new website for California Legalization Initiative for Ferrets is legalizeferrets.org.

Nano Superlattice Technology, Inc. Announces the Retainer of Festo AG & Co. to Construct Sophisticated Robotic Automation Insertion Machinery to be used in Nano Coating Process

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT – ‘Nano’), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunications industries, announced today the retainer of automation systems and engineering design services company Festo AG & Co. of Germany to manufacture complex automatic insertion machinery for the nano-coating of client products.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

deverus Launches Updated Website Highlighting Business and Technology Services Unique to the Background Check Industry

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus is a service company that helps emerging leaders in the background-check industry to diversify, compete and grow in a changing marketplace.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards

BOSTON, MA – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea’s commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.

Armor CEO Attends Republican Workshops and Dinner

SOLANA BEACH, CA – March 28, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) wishes to announce that the CEO of Armor Electric, Mr. Merrill W. Moses was invited to attend a Republican dinner with President Bush, Senators and Congressmen this past week in Washington, D.C. He also participated in the National Republican workshop forum on the Republican four part Energy Initiative which, in part, is a ‘brain trust’ and ‘think tank’ to develop loans and grants for new technology in the fields of alternative energy, hydrogen and ethanol fuels, hybrid electric systems, conservation and other energy saving technologies.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Fear of Being Bedridden Forces Colorado Man to Invent New Balance Training Equipment

LONGMONT, CO – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — He was only 15 when Todd Langer experienced his first episode of crippling back pain. By 30 years of age, he had been diagnosed with four slipped discs, degenerative hips and SI joint dysfunction. He stared ahead at a life full of numbing back pain and disability. Therefore it’s with great satisfaction that Functional Innovations, LLC announced today Todd’s invention, which improves postural awareness and leads to a more active and productive lifestyle.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Bantam Electronics(SM) And Crossroads(TM) Systems Form Strategic Partnership

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom computer, server, data storage and embedded appliance manufacturing, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Crossroads Systems, Inc. Crossroads is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions and, per its heritage, is also recognized as a storage devices market leader producing enterprise-class, high-performance and high-reliability storage routing devices.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Announces the Publication of The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition, and How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition

DETROIT, MI – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the publication of ‘The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition’ ($44.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-0-7) and ‘How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition’ ($24.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-2-3). These updated versions of Harper Arrington’s two top-selling titles are written specifically to help professionals, aspiring designers and anyone with a flair for fashion to start their own successful clothing line.

Madonna Gets Axed in Wisconsin – GoldenPalace.com adds Virgin Mary Firewood to Collection of Items

JANESVILLE, WI – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just seconds away from being cast into the fire of a wood-burning stove, a chunk of firewood bearing the image of the Virgin Mary was saved only to be sold on eBay to online casino GoldenPalace.com for $99.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Dave Girling EVP of ComplianceEase to Speak on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Session at the MBA’s 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of compliance and risk-management solutions announced today that Dave Girling, executive vice president of sales and marketing, will serve as a speaker for the session, Implementing and Utilizing Service Oriented Architecture in the Mortgage Lending Environment, held on March 30, 2006. The session will take place during the Mortgage Banker Association’s (MBA) 2006 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from March 29 – April 1, 2006.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

‘Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues’ Enters Seventh Smash Month

NEW YORK, NY – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues,’ the hilarious, cathartic and unabashedly partisan musical revue by Joshua Rosenblum, is now entering its seventh smash month at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway and Columbus), Shrubbery Productions announced today. Originally slated for only eight performances when it began last September, the show extended its run twice due to popular demand, and is now continuing indefinitely, offering Thursday and Friday night performances at 9 PM.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

New Book – Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About

FREDERICK, MD – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PublishAmerica is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to publish ‘Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About’ (ISBN 1-4241-2144-2) by Brooklyn’s Amy Frost. Executive Director Miranda Prather expressed confidence today that Ms. Frost’s book will quickly resonate with an audience.

Controversial ‘Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth’ Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, CA – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who this week announced a controversial dedication ‘Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth’ at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district, is one of many entertainment guests who have been interviewed on the Send2Press Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Laird Simmons.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

San Diego Business Executive and Pilatus Help Recreate History with Ecuador III – The Spirit of Goodwill

SAN DIEGO, CA – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At 8:30 a.m. today, two Pilatus PC-12s will depart Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador. The flight is scheduled to touch down in Quito on March 31, exactly 75 years later to the day that the first such flight was made in a 1931 Ryan Brougham piloted by Theodore Gildred, Sr. – who stayed in Ecuador following his epic journey to establish that country’s first air mail service.

FILED UNDER: Aerospace and Aviation
 

Napatech Receives $5 Million Venture Capital Funding

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announced the investment of $5 million from Ferd Venture, Northzone Ventures and DTU Innovation. Napatech is the leader in programmable high speed Ethernet network adapters. The investment coincides with Napatech’s acquisition of the network adapter business of storage solution leader Xyratex.