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City Network Announces Purchase Order from Europe’s MCA Technology Inc. for Shipment of New MP3 Product Line

TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, today announced the expansion of the company’s marketing initiative in Europe. To accompany the growth in consumers 3C products demand, City Network is aggressively concentrating on the marketing and distribution of products in this trend. Recently, City Network received an official purchase order from MCA Technology Inc. for a version of its MP3 product line.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Bookbinder’s Soups and Seasonings Division Acquired by Pennsylvania Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Stephens’ Original Foods Company, a Pennsylvania Corporation, acquired the Bookbinder’s Soup and Seasonings Division from Silver Spring Gardens of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on April 26th, 2005. The acquisition signals a return of the food division to its original Mid-Atlantic regional home, as well as a return to the market area where Bookbinder’s enjoys its highest sales concentration.

FILED UNDER: Food and Beverage
 

Le Book Moderne Partners with Children’s Miracle Network for Giggles

DENVER, Colo. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today they have become an affiliate partner with Children’s Miracle Network and will donate $1.50 from each GiggleTin(TM) purchased (www.giggletins.com) to Children’s Miracle Network benefiting The Children’s Hospital in Denver and National Jewish Medical and Research Center. GiggleTins(TM) is the premiere children’s product of LBM that combines a children’s story, original music, voice-over tracks and visual art all in a unique, patent-pending case suitable for children of any age.

KaysBargains.com Seeks Entries for First Annual Blogette Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kay’s Bargains Hosts 2005 Blogette Award + $1000 Grand Prize. For those searching for ways to promote and market a female-oriented Web site, Kay’s Bargains announced today that it is now accepting entries for the first annual Blogette Award competition, at Kaysbargains.com/Contest.php.

Newforma, Inc. Announces Interoperability Consultant Certification Program for AECO Industry

MANCHESTER, NH – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its ongoing customer-centric process, Newforma, Inc., a newly established software development company serving the architectural, engineering, construction, and owner/operator (AECO) industry, announced today the Newforma Interoperability Consultant(SM) (NIC) Program. The NIC Program certifies industry consultants to provide Newforma software deployment, training and consulting services, ensuring smooth, high-quality technical implementation and faster time-to-benefits for Newforma customers. It is a vital step in fulfilling Newforma’s mission to facilitate the seamless flow of information between every AECO role across both project and business processes.

Scrapbooking.com Draws One Billionth Visitor and Receives Scrapbookingtop50.com’s #1 Alumnus Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scrapbookingtop50.com (www.Scrapbookingtop50.com) today announced that Scrapbooking.com Magazine, which is ranked first on Scrapbookingtop50.com’s list of world class scrapbooking sites, broke a new record, reaching one billion page views.

The Still Family Society, Inc. is Delighted to Announce Publication of the 2005 Edition of ‘The Underground Railroad,’ By Plexus Publishing, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally published in 1872 and out of print for many years, this landmark book presents accounts of slaves escaping north by way of the Underground Railroad. The stories were recorded and preserved by William Still, a son of emancipated slaves and a key figure in Philadelphia’s anti-slavery movement during the mid-19th century. From his base in Philadelphia, William Still (1821-1902), helped unknown numbers of fugitive slaves reach freedom and recorded hundreds of their stories. This landmark work, ‘The Underground Railroad’ (ISBN: 0-9374548-55-3/$49.50), stands among the most significant records of human oppression, struggle, and deliverance, of all times.

New Book ‘Overweight Kids’ Addresses National Epidemic: Trusted Family Counselor Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe From Childhood Obesity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One in five kids is overweight according to the US Dept. of Agriculture – that’s more than nine million obese children. Daily, headlines warn of the epidemic of childhood obesity that is quickly creating a national health crisis. Parents across America should be very concerned. A new nook ‘Overweight Kids’ by Linda Mintle, Ph.D. (ISBN: 1-59145-283-X), from Integrity Publishers, helps parents keep their children safe from childhood obesity.

Long Term Care for Middle-Class Americans: Count On Yourself, Not Government

KIRKLAND, WA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network Offers Free Advice on Private-Sector Protection. It’s about the money. As the baby boom generation ages, more Americans will need extended care in hospitals, nursing homes, and private residences. Who will pay for it? Washington? The states? Don’t count on it unless you’re part of the neediest minority. Who will pick up the tab for the rest of us?

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Oops…Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test Sold On Internet – GoldenPalace.com Does It One More Time

OTTAWA, Canada – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When pop-star icon Britney Spears recently confirmed her much-rumored pregnancy, it was inevitable that controversial media attention would soon follow. Now her alleged pregnancy test has been sold by a Canadian radio station to none other than GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino most famous for their outrageous eBay purchases over the last few months.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

How2 Group Adds Two New Sites To Its Quickly Growing Lineup

MIAMI, Fla. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How2 Group International continues to release new web sites that are revolutionizing the way people utilize the Internet. Just in time for Mother’s Day, How2BuyFlowers.com is the perfect place to find everything floral – from fresh flower arrangements to specialty gift baskets. Visitors to the site will experience the level of excellent customer service and tremendous savings that are quickly becoming trademarks of How2 sites. The second new site, How2Match.com, is a matchmaking site that allows visitors to search for ‘that perfect someone’ anywhere in the world.

First Women’s Audio Bible Features Beloved Female Voices: Over 30 Well Known Women Read The Greatest Story Ever Told

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Too busy to read? Now, for the first time, listen to a refreshingly different rendering of the Bible — anytime, anywhere…driving the kids to school, commuting to the office, working out, or relaxing at home. This spring women everywhere will be transformed as they listen to ‘The Word Becomes Flesh’ (Thomas Nelson, Inc.), the complete New Testament read by some of today’s most inspiring female voices. Featuring the bestselling New Century Version (NCV)(TM) translation, made popular through the success of the #1 bestselling BibleZines(TM), this all-women audio recording features 39 well-recognized authors, musicians and speakers, sharing the most beloved story of all time with listeners around the world.

Innovative Modular Solutions Once Again Captures First Place Award From International Modular Building Institute

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative Modular Solutions (www.innovativemodular.com), a leading provider of high quality modular buildings, will announce at its Spring Training Meeting that it once again received the highest award at the Modular Building Institute’s Award Banquet in Las Vegas last month. IMS has received a first place in each year that it provided an entry 2000, 2002 and 2004.

Hollis Thomas, of The Philadelphia Eagles, Teams Up with Stallion Wear Apparel to Promote the New Stallion Brand

MARLTON, NJ – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hollis Thomas, of the Philadelphia Eagles has joined the team at Stallion Wear to assist in marketing and promoting this new line of Sports Apparel. Hollis Thomas is a high-powered, quality NFL player, who is also articulate and diverse in his interests both on and off-the-playing field. You can also expect to see Hollis’s influence as he assists in future Stallion Wear designs.

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is Pleased to Announce its Rock N’Roll Camp for Adults, Now in its Second Season, June 26th-July 2nd 2005

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Musical Arts, a non-profit dedicated to supporting women in music, will be offering a rock ‘n roll camp for adults from June 26th-July 2nd at its campus in Goshen, MA. The cost is $750, and includes food, housing and instruction. When IMA began offering its rock camps for teen-aged girls, many adults wished out loud that they could come, so the institute added a rock camp for adults last year.

Hip Hop and Business Worlds Collide to Motivate Urban Youth

CHICAGO, IL – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bad Boy recording artist Chopper, a.k.a. Young City of the worldwide platinum rap group ‘Da Band,’ recently signed on as the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia. ‘Making The Band’s’ (MTV) Chopper and Kwame Jackson from ‘The Apprentice’ (NBC) join forces to promote new line of Rap Snacks and entrepreneurship through multi-city promotional concerts.

LBA Group to Distribute TOMCO Test Equipment in North and South America

RALEIGH, NC – April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Group, Inc. (www.lbagroup.com) today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for North and South America between its subsidiary LBA Technology, Inc. and Tomco Technologies (www.tomco.com.au) of Norwood, Australia. The agreement includes Tomco’s TE1000 line of RF Vector Voltmeters as well as access to its lines of high power amplifiers and transmitters.

Mother Gives Birth To Bouncing Baby Ad – Newborn To Be Named After Internet Casino GoldenPalace.com

HARTFORD, CT – April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April 27, 2005 will go down in history as the day GoldenPalace.com was born. A beautiful baby girl came into the world at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital at 3:34am ET to a proud mother that sold her naming rights on eBay to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com for $15,100 while she was still in the womb.

Amadeus Launches Hotel Group Booking for Agents Powered by Group Travel Planet

MIAMI, FL and PIGEON FORGE, TN – April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amadeus, travel industry technology provider and leading global distribution system (GDS), and Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com), pioneer of online group travel booking, today announced a new partnership that will bring Group Travel Planet’s one-of-a-kind leisure hotel group booking capabilities and vast supplier inventory to the desktops of Amadeus agents in North America.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Marie Callender’s Serves Up Another Slice of Supply Chain Savings With the Tibersoft IQ Solution

WESTBOROUGH, MA – April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in foodservice supply chain cost control systems, announced today that Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc., the 145-unit restaurant and bakery chain, will roll out the Tibersoft IQ solution to their entire supply chain. The TiberNet data management network will connect all of Marie Callender’s corporate and franchise units to all of their distributors.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

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