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Be A Champion Foundation Launches ‘Be A Champion Program,’ Encouraging Americans to Get Physically and Mentally Fit

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Be A Champion Foundation (www.beachampion.org), a San Diego based not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting national fitness, today announced the launch of their Be A Champion Program, a year-round effort to support President Bush’s challenge to encourage better health and well being in our communities. The Be A Champion Program will kick off for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month this May.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Advantax National Compliance Center(TM) Announces New Merged Services

ST. CHARLES, Ill. – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David LeVan, President of Advantax(R), Group, LLC (www.Advantax.com), announced today a new national initiative to help companies better integrate outsourced property tax compliance services and internal software solutions.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

New Solution Helps Bag Spam At Its Source

DALLAS, TX – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SpamBagger LLC has introduced an enterprise gateway spam elimination tool that promises to save companies the huge costs associated with processing unwanted and dangerous emails. SpamBagger LLC’s flagship product helps companies eliminate spam and reduce the costs of processing unwanted emails.

Inside the Mega-Dairy: New Study Will Reveal How They Do Business – Huge Dairy Farms Operate Much Differently Than Traditional Dairies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new study from Entira (www.entira.net), ‘Inside the Mega Dairy: Management Strategy and Decision-Making Structure,’ will reveal how top managers in this important segment of the agricultural market think and operate.

FILED UNDER: Agriculture
 

Information Security: A Dangerous Illusion? – Article Raises Security Awareness With Practical Advice In Plain Language

LONGMONT, Colo. – May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electronic Oasis Consulting, Inc. offers a free paper exposing the illusions of information security with practical advise for readers. Download a free, no-nonsense article with practical tips to implement immediately. The article is available online, does not require registration, and can be reprinted with the appropriate permission.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Cold Feet? Runaway Bride Kit Sold On eBay – Internet Casino Says ‘I Do’ To Perfect Getaway

DULUTH, GA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold feet. Every bride-to-be gets it. But now there’s a way for any aspiring runaway bride to get away scot-free. The Original Jennifer Wilbanks Runaway Bride Kit was sold to GoldenPalace.com on eBay for $102.50, and will allow any woman in white to make the perfect getaway.

New Movement To End U.S. Occupation Of Iraq Launches National Counting The Cost Event May 15

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People from around the country are signing up at www.countingthecost.org to wear numbers symbolizing the over 100,000 civilians and soldiers who died because of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Motivated by new information on the numbers of deaths in Iraq, and the lack of national discussion, participants from Alaska to Arizona, Boston to Baltimore, are signing up to participate in a simple but dramatic gesture. On May 15th across the country, Counting the Cost participants will wear their numbers and demonstrate – in silent vigils to large public die-ins.

Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform – Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products

BOSTON, Mass.- May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stratosphere Partners LLC, a Knowledge Venturing(tm) company that specializes in building new platform businesses and UV Solutions LLC, a pioneer of UV flash disinfection technologies today announce that they have formed a partnership to build a UV disinfection platform and brand based on UV Solutions’ patented technology.

A Holy Ride: Pope Benedict XVI’s Car Sold On eBay In Record-Breaking Auction

SAUERLAND, Germany – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the frenzy of media interest over the past few days, the latest GoldenPalace.com winning eBay auction is easily one of the most phenomenal events in Internet history. The item that shattered all eBay records by incredibly receiving over 8.5 million visitors to its auction page was Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned 1999 Volkswagen Golf. The holy car now belongs to the casino for euro 188,938.88 (approx. $244,590.83 USD).

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the March release of The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography, ISBN 0-7906-1309-3. The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography goes beyond the camera, covering the manipulation and storage of photos, printing, scanning, and equipment choices.

Pope Benedict XVI is Featured in the Newest Limited Edition Trading Cards by Paradigm Trading Cards

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release ‘A New Pope,’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles The New Pope’s early years, life in the church and the first few days as Pope.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

NNR Global Logistics USA Moves Ahead With Rate Explorer

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. is using Rate Explorer to streamline its pricing activities and offer customers a faster turnaround time for rate requests.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Massachusetts Undersecretary Economic Development, Renee Fry, Keynote at New England-Canada Business Council’s 6th Annual Emerging Technology, Trade & Investment Conference, June 10th

BOSTON, Mass. – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renee Fry, Massachusetts Undersecretary of Economic Development and Director of the Department of Business and Technology, will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the New England-Canada Business Council’s (NECBC) 6th Annual Emerging Technology, Trade & Investment Conference. The conference will be held at the Seaport/World Trade Center, Boston, on Friday, June 10, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., immediately followed by the luncheon.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

Nano Superlattice Technology Announces Completion of Nano-coating Mass Production Machinery

TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunication industries, announced today the completion of the installation of Nano’s newest set of production machinery. The completion of the design and construction of this nano-coating machine is unique and represents the culmination of years of proprietary technology and scientific breakthrough by Nano’s research and development team led by Professor Dr. Wolf-Dieter Munz.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

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.