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SES2 Capability Now Available on Supermicro Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Servers

SAN JOSE, CA – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supermicro Computer, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality motherboard, chassis and server solutions, has combined forces with Adaptec and Distribution Partner MA Labs to introduce the industry’s first SAS server solutions with SCSI Enclosure Services (SES2) for enclosure management for the channel market space. SES2 alerts users about drive, temperature and fan failures with an audible alarm and a fan failure LED, and is a significant enhancement to Supermicro’s complete line of SAS-optimized solutions.

Size Matters Property Tax Proposed for California

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because someone has to step up and suggest something: this year’s StateoftheState.com address deals with California’s property tax — All aspects of California Proposition 13 on property taxes are to remain the same except that homes of ‘4,000 square feet or more’ are to pay an additional 1%.

FILED UNDER: Government
 

Penny Webster’s Allergy-Free Recipes Help Millions at Risk Avoid Serious Food Threats

ROCKVILLE, MD – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Penny Webster, author of ‘Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes’ offering safe food alternatives for severely allergic kids and adults that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family, today announced that millions of individuals are now living on restrictive diets due to food allergies or intolerance.

Group Travel Planet LLC Launches First-Ever Direct Connect Technology for Group Hotel Distribution

PIGEON FORGE, TN – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Group Travel Planet LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel, marked a major step in hotel distribution by today announcing that it has built first-ever direct connections that pull group hotel rates and inventory from hotel central reservation systems (CRS), property management systems (PMS), providers of distribution management solutions and merchant hotel distributors.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Soundrangers Online Sound Library Expands its Interactive Sounds Selection

SEATTLE, WA – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soundrangers, founded in 1998, from the beginning took a unique approach to the field of royalty-free sound effects and music. Soundrangers was the first to specialize in creating sounds specifically for interactive media, such as websites and video games, and making them available for purchase and download over the internet. As an industry leader, Soundrangers continues to innovate, being the first to have a large catalog of real world sounds, also designed and optimized for use in interactive media.

LifeSpan Re-Introduces Most Compact Treadmill Available on the Market and Wins Award (Again!)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The LifeSpan TR2000 wins big in Treadmill Doctor’s 2005-2006 Best Buy Awards. The TR2000 is featured in the ‘Best New Product’ category, for its great design and excellent value. According to Treadmill Doctor, the LifeSpan TR2000 is ‘A great looking treadmill and one of the best values we have seen this year.’ The review went on to recommend the TR2000 treadmill as the choice for those looking to save space without sacrificing quality.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

InteractiveVoices: A Web 2.0 Application for Finding and Hiring Voice-Overs

TORONTO, ON – Jan. 3, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InteractiveVoices, the voice-over marketplace, has just rolled out a new Web 2.0 platform for businesses that need to hire voice-over talents. Principles that render InteractiveVoices a Web 2.0 company include the continued focus on a rich user experience by working with technologies such as RSS, CSS and AJAX while using the Web as a software platform.

Leading Corporate & Leisure Air Consolidator Celebrates Record Year

NEW YORK, NY – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based FareBuzz.com, the industry leader in Air Consolidator fares, celebrated another record year as its client roster and revenue base grew significantly in 2005. ‘Our expansion and growth into the Corporate Travel Agency sector was a primary reason we enjoyed another record year,’ said FareBuzz.com CEO Arnold Walter. A contributing driver for this tremendous growth was the introduction of an upgraded Online Booking Tool to enhance their current Best Fare/Real Time booking engine for Business & First Class fares.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Uncle Sam Can Pay Your Heating Bills … If You Know Where to Go

WASHINGTON, DC – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rising energy prices can cause some families to see as much as a 50% increase in their utility bills this winter. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called ‘Free Money to Pay Your Utility Bills,’ to anyone who can get on the web and go to www.lesko.com.

G-Man Music PSA for American Cancer Society Takes Listeners Inside the Human Body

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio listeners become a cancer cell inside a human body as part of the new public service announcement created by G-Man Music & Radical Radio for the American Cancer Society.

City of Loreto, Baja California Sur Finally Gets an Entire Book of Coverage!

SPOKANE, WA – Dec. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico. Instead of the brief coverage Loreto has received to date, ‘You Decide Travel Guide: Loreto’ dedicates two full pages of information on each hotel or lodging property along with specific practical information on dining and activity options for you to enjoy during your stay in Loreto. An expanded second edition was released on February 25 of 2005.

What do Laura Bush, Ladybird Johnson, Mack Brown, and a Small 3 year old in Philly have in Common?

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — `Twas the morning after Christmas. All through the house could be heard a pin drop quiet as a mouse. Then, a KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK was heard at the door. Was it Saint Nick… with one last HO HO HO? No, it was author Salvador SeBasco, the Book creator of ‘THE BOY, THE KING, AND THE CHIHUAHUA’ (I Just Read Company), who traveled over 1800 miles to deliver the book in person to little Orlando D. Cleveland II, a 3 year old boy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in time for the Holidays.

Palo Alto University Rotary Club Funds 10K for El Salvador Based Projects

PALO ALTO, CA – Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As people across the globe are drawn closer together by the Internet and improved telecommunications, Rotary clubs long at the forefront of service have evolved new strategies for bringing their expertise and funding to those in need. Recently, a team of Rotarians from the Palo Alto University Rotary Club completed a two year effort during which the group conducted extensive research.

FILED UNDER: NonProfit and Charities
 

Calories, Just Burn ’em – WillandJill.com Pictures What Losing Weight is All About

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly launched WillandJill.com simplifies weight loss by showing the crucial connection between burning and consuming calories.

FILED UNDER: Fitness | San Antonio Business
 

Catastrophic World Events Conclusively Linked to Bible Prophecy, Book Argues

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While millions struggle to find meaning in the wake of recent hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other catastrophic events worldwide, a recently published book on Bible prophecy and the Last Days claims that the answer lies in scriptural references not clearly understood by most Christians. In ‘The Rational Christian,’ published by Christopher Creek Publishing.

Private Informant Earns the Prestigious Microsoft SQL Server Certification in VeriTest’s Independent Testing Suite

HOBOKEN, NJ – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Burgiss Group, one of the leading software and service providers to the private equity industry, announces that it has been awarded the Microsoft Certification for SQL Server by Microsoft for Private informant(TM). This certification is designed to assure customers of a product’s high quality and interoperability with Microsoft SQL Server.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

NETFONESYSTEMS.COM’s Kiwi Phone Package Offers High Quality at Low Prices

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur Jeffrey Elam, Jr. today announced the launch of his latest venture NETFONESYSTEMS.COM, a company dedicated to informing, educating and providing electronic products of the highest quality at the lowest possible cost to the consumer. NETFONESYSTEMS.COM’s debut product, The Kiwi Phone, offers cutting edge, crystal clear quality at a reasonable price, and comes bundled with Kiwi phone service that is completely free within the Kiwi Network, even on international calls.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Cognitive Technologies Adds Depth by Merging with Implementation Services Firm

ATLANTA, GA – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cognitive Technologies Group, providing people-focused project management services since 1987, and Implementation Services for Information Systems, specialists in making technologies work together, announce their merger as Cognitive Technologies, Inc. The new organization will have increased flexibility to offer end-to-end professional services at the exact level a customer requires.

National Recording Artist Lemme to Entertain Troops in Asian Rim

WASHINGTON, DC – Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National recording artist Lemme (pronounced LEM MEEH) will bring her brand of sultry, funky and jazzy sounds to our troops in Guam, Korea, Okinawa and Japan from December 29, 2005 to January 23, 2006. Lemme was selected from among hundreds of bands nationally to perform for our troops. This tour is sponsored by Captain Trevor Garrett, Armed Forces Entertainment and Dwight Mims, Media Business Concepts.

Revere Industries, LLC Announces Combined, Expanded Operations

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A. Elliott Archer, President and CEO of Revere Industries, LLC, announced today that the company has combined selected operations of four of the companies of Charter Oak Capital Partners into a single entity, which will operate as Revere Industries, LLC. The expanded company, financed through CIBC World Markets Corp., includes Metal Powder Products, Ross Aluminum, Revere Aluminum, and selected operating facilities of Titan Plastics Group.

Best Inn in North America 2005 Award goes to Boutique-style Luxury Inn in Columbia, MD

COLUMBIA, MD – Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, was selected ‘Best in North America,’ 2005, by Arrington’s Inn Traveler Magazine. In competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B’s, Peralynna has taken the top spot in 2005. In 2004, Peralynna was awarded ‘Best Inn in USA’ by Arrington’s.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

City Network, Inc. Announces Revised Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2004

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Dec. 20 (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, announced that it will be revising its financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 and amending and restating its annual report on Form 10-KSB on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Top Long-Term Care Insurance Brokerage Seeks Agents Who Want to Be Owners

KIRKLAND, WA – Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance brokerage, announced the results of a recruiting campaign launched in September: 65 new Partners enrolled to date. ‘We’re delighted,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO, ‘but we won’t be satisfied until we have 300 of the best of the best.’ Known in the industry as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the brokerage now includes 151 independent agents nationwide.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Change in Concert Time: THE NUTCRACKER SUITE Organ Concert in SF December 24 will Begin at 3 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, at 3 PM, instead of the previously scheduled, 4 PM Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today, to accommodate an earlier closing of the museum

Hot Watch Trends: High Tech Styles are Best Sellers

MAHWAH, NJ – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seiko Corporation of America is known for industry-leading technological innovations, so it’s no surprise that the company’s best-selling watch styles are high-tech marvels that run off human power or display time in 77 cities around the world.

JAVA Struts Framework Authority, Ted Husted, to Speak at NEJUG Meeting on January 12th at 6:00 P.M.

BOSTON, MA – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CGI-AMS is pleased to announce a speaking engagement by renowned Java Struts framework authority Ted Husted at the January meeting of the New England Java Users’ Group (NEJUG) on Thursday January 12th at 6:00 P.M. at the Sun Microsystems campus at One Network Drive in Burlington, MA.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events
 

Pete Rose’s $103,631 Corked Bat to Be Sawed in Half

SEAFORD, NY – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com to reveal the truth about legend’s allegedly corked bat. The Internet casino that bought baseball legend Pete Rose’s allegedly corked bat now plans to saw it in half to reveal the truth to the world.

Perillo Tours’ New HD-DVD Brochures Let Travelers Discover the Romance of Italy Without Leaving Their Living Room

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perillo Tours, Inc., America’s leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the launch of their originally produced, High Definition DVD brochure ‘Discover Italy,’ allowing travelers to explore the lush landscapes of Italy right from the comfort of their own living room, before making their final travel plans.

Long Term Care Insurance Video Clip and Guidebook Now Available

KIRKLAND, WA – Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you or a family member need expensive long-term care someday? Almost for sure — but if you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it. But what if you could turn your mind, instead, to bright, bullish prospects? Visions of sailing or playing golf into your 90’s, traveling, eating out … or sheltering a few hundred thousand dollars from taxes? That’s the focus of a video clip and guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance brokerage.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Pod Digital Launches the Most Scandalous Site on the Internet, RUMORMAKER.COM

BOSTON MA – Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pod Digital Design, a developer of online branded entertainment, viral marketing and promotional games has created the site Rumormaker.com as a unique, entertaining and timely promotion for the release of the Warner Brothers film RUMOR HAS IT.

Worldwide Telecom Industry Growth Expected in 2006

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global telecommunications industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, with continued strong growth in wireless communications leading the way, says a new market analysis report from Insight Research. According to the new industry study, wireless revenue will approach almost 49 percent of all telecommunications services revenue by the close of 2006 and will grow to 55.6 percent of all telecommunications industry revenue by 2010. By the beginning of 2006, over 1.8 billion subscribers worldwide will be depending on mobile wireless telephones.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Newconsearch.com – Search Engine for New Construction Launches

BOCA RATON, FL – Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The booming residential real estate market has created an unprecedented surge in new construction and condominium conversions across South Florida and around the country, according to New Home Construction Search, Inc. Keeping up with the thousands of new construction projects has proven a difficult task for real estate agents and even large brokers.

Hot Toys Still Available But Selling Fast Online – Holiday Shipping Deadlines Fast Approaching for On-line Toy Orders at CmdStore.com

MONTREAL, Canada – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CmdStore.com, Online Toy and Action Figure store published its shipping deadlines for in-stock items. The USA shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard and December 21, 2005 for Express. Canadian shipping deadlines are December 19, 2005 for Standard to Eastern Canada, December 15 for standard to Western and Central Canada and December 21 for Express to all of Canada. All deadlines are set at 3:00 PM EST. Please visit www.CmdStore.com for International shipping dates.

Recording Artist Heather Schmid Performs in Pakistan for Aid Relief

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston based recording artist Heather Schmid just returned from performing her pop/rock music for 10 days in Pakistan for audiences up to 20,000 including a special performance for the Prime Minister at the governors’ mansion. Heather was interviewed by every major television station and most newspapers covered her arrival. Heather was hailed by Ptv, the nation’s largest television station, as an ambassador of peace and the hit of the world music festival in which she participated.

Therapy Partner Automated Billing Solution for Mental Health Professionals Cuts Time and Costs in Half

DENVER, CO – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Therapy Partner Corporation, offering financial solutions for the mental health marketplace, today announced the launch of Therapy Partner, an online billing, no interest payment plan, and collection solution that supports the unique therapeutic relationship between mental health providers and their clients in a paperless, secure, internet-based environment.

My Fair Heathen Productions presents, Charlotte the Destroyer, at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts

BOSTON, MA – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — My Fair Heathen Productions invites you to joins us January 11th through the 14th and 17th – 21st at 8pm, and January 14th, 15th, 21st at 2pm at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts for the premiere of our new play Charlotte the Destroyer. The Box office is at 527 Tremont street, or buy via phone at #617-933-8600, or online at BostonTheatreScene.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Long-Term Care Tax Reminder from LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, WA – Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the biggest overlooked sources of tax breaks is long-term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading agent-owned LTC insurance brokerage. Premiums for tax-qualified policies are deductible as personal medical expenses for taxpayers who itemize, with 2005 amounts ranging from $270 to $3,400 per person, based on age. Some states offer additional deductions or tax credits on state returns.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Discus Dental Selects M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint System

ATLANTA, GA – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Discus Dental, Inc., the leading manufacturer and seller of dental products and services for the dental healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) within the Discus Dental Software practice management suite.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Is It Art, Inc. Launches New Global Internet Community Gallery and a New Art Form called Homepagism

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is It Art? Inc. today announced the virtual opening of their Global Internet Community Gallery Project featuring 10,000 e-squares, or exhibition squares filled with one digital art image submitted by 7,000 to 8,000 artists from around the world. Each of the 10,000 e-square images which include: paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, etchings, designs, illustrations, computer generated images, performances, installations, and mixed media, will all work together to create a single piece of art called Homepagism.

Ethics Hotline – A Critical Tool for Protecting Investments

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate Resolutions Inc. (CRI), a New York City firm that conducts background checks and corporate investigations, announces the launch of its Ethics Hotline – a vehicle for private companies to allow their employees to anonymously and confidentially report suspicions of fraud, sexual harassment, misappropriation of funds or unethical business practices.

FILED UNDER: Business