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Buildings Stand Up to Multiple Hurricanes – Valuables Stored in Metal Buildings Weather the Storms

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophic hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Cindy, and Dennis left a trail of destruction throughout the southeastern United States, damaging thousands of traditional building types. U.S. Buildings received overwhelmingly positive feedback from building customers as well as countless referrals from customers whose arch type steel buildings stood up to the storms, according to Marketing Director, Steve Tosch.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a Business Specializing in Satin Sheet Gift Sets

TORRANCE, Calif. – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established in 1983, today announced it has been chosen by Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R), a business specializing in satin sheets, satin pillowcases, and satin sheet gift sets, to provide PR, promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, Challenges Leaders to Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All

KIRKLAND, WA – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 17 in Kansas City, change-makers will answer an all-important question: ‘How can we make long-term care protection as common as auto insurance … so no American risks financial ruin from longer-lasting health needs … and government doesn’t go broke trying to fill an unfillable gap?’ The question will be posed by Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading insurance brokerage specializing in long-term care and representing multiple carriers.

Correction: U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO) and Buck Stinson of Genworth Financial Are Not Scheduled to Appear in Kansas City Briefing Hosted by LTC Financial Partners

KANSAS CITY, MO – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 17 in Kansas City, leaders from business and government have been invited to express their views on bringing long-term care insurance protection to more Americans. The briefing, designed to spark public awareness, is hosted by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers

Chicago Hopeless by Shirley Thompson Publishes Today From PublishAmerica

DULUTH, MN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shirley Thompson today announced the publication of her book ‘Chicago Hopeless’ from PublishAmerica. In a style that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, ‘Chicago Hopeless’ ($13.95, ISBN: 1413787711), tells the true story of what happens when three sisters are turned loose in Chicago in search of a happy ending.

TVHound Launches Interactive Television Guide for TV Fans and Couch Potatoes

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TVHound LLC today announced the launch of their interactive online television guide that allows TV fans to ‘sniff out’ when their favorite shows, stars, subjects and genres are on TV. TVHound(TM) will also send email to registered users to let fans know when future airtimes featuring their favorite search items become available.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

Pennsylvania Disability Organizations Seeking Public Comment on Services and Supports

HARRISBURG, PA – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, along with Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, Inc., and the Institute on Disabilities, Pennsylvania’s University Center for Excellence, announces five Public Forums to be held in Pennsylvania. Each forum will provide people with disabilities, family and community members, and service providers with the opportunity to comment on existing services and supports in Pennsylvania for people with disabilities and families, as well as to suggest strategies for their improvement.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.

Research Now Selects Confirmit as Survey and Reporting Platform

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Future Information Research Management (FIRM), the world’s leading provider of software for Market Research and Enterprise Insight Management, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its Confirmit survey and report platform to Research Now.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Dieting With the Stars – You’ve Tried Every Diet Under the Sun but This One!

DETROIT, MI – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maria Shaw navigates us through the galaxy of her weight loss world with her latest book, ‘Maria Shaw’s Astro Diet’ (ISBN: 9-780970-483485). ‘No diet works the same for everyone,’ explains Maria. ‘That’s why a Sagittarius can lose 10 pounds on Atkins but a Gemini may gain weight. To lose weight and keep it off, it’s best to look at the zodiac signs’ personality, psychological and physical attributes.’ Maria is no stranger when it comes to doling out sage advice. Her weekly forecasts have reached 69 million homes on the TV Guide Channel. She’s appeared on Fox News, VH1, and E Entertainment.

PC Kidz LLC a Tyler, Texas Based Children’s Computer Education Company Announces the Sale of its Fourth Franchise in North Texas

TYLER, TX – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlene and David Kaase of Grapevine, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz Denton and Wise Counties, the fourth company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve both Denton and Wise counties located in Texas by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Relive the Memories with Reggie Miller: Shooting Star

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 18 glorious seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller finally retired. His final season was a memorable one, with Miller’s playing inspired. Relive those memories with ‘Reggie Miller: Shooting Star’ (ISBN 0-7906-1318-2) from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Eupsychia Institute Announces Revolutionary New 28-Day Third Stage Recovery(tm) Program and Founder’s Latest Book

AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nonprofit Eupsychia Institute announces the dates of its inaugural Alternative to Addiction Treatment 28-Day Program: Third Stage Recovery(tm) (3SR), Jan. 24 – Feb. 21, 2006, at Red Corral Ranch in the scenic hill country near Austin, Texas. The program announcement accompanies the September 2005 release of Eupsychia Founder Jacquelyn Small’s latest book ‘The Sacred Purpose of Being Human: A Journey Through the 12 Principles of Wholeness’ (ISBN 0-7573-0337) from the popular ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ publisher Health Communications, Inc.

A Concert for a Cause! World-Renowned Cantors to Perform at Concert to Benefit Jewish Elderly

NORTHBROOK, IL – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicagoans can attend a musical event featuring some of the biggest names in Jewish cantorial music and perform a mitzvah at the same time when they purchase tickets for ‘To Life! A Jewish Musical Celebration,’ presented by the International Cantorial Foundation on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m., at the North Shore Center of Performing Arts in Skokie.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Protex International Corp. is Front-Runner in Key Environmental Initiative

BOHEMIA, NY – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protex International Corp. announced today that they are one of the first U.S. companies to respond to the European Union mandate for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by initiating a rapid resolution for environmental safety and protection

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Controversial Binladin Family Website Goes up for Charity Auction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — shrimpo LLC is announcing for auction the domain name: saudi-binladin-group.com and associated Binladin domain names, once owned by Osama Binladin’s family. These domain names, and their corresponding emails, were legally secured via a unique technology developed by Christopher Curry, Principal of shrimpo LLC, on September 11, 2001.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

ABFE Announces the Inaugural Class of Connecting Leaders Fellows

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) recently announced the names of ten fellows who will participate in the 2005-2006 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program. This fellowship is the cornerstone of ABFE’s multi-year initiative to develop the next generation of leaders in philanthropy and to significantly increase philanthropic resources that are targeted to meet the challenges of Black communities.

Featuring U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO), Oct. 17 Briefing Will Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All

KIRKLAND, WA – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 77 million baby boomers approach retirement and most Americans enjoy longer life spans, a time bomb ticks. What happens when tens of millions succumb to longer-lasting illnesses or injuries? Regular health insurance won’t cover it. Uncle Sam doesn’t want to. State-run Medicaid does contribute to long-term care expenses — for the indigent. But Medicaid costs are ballooning to the breaking point. Family assets are commonly tapped, but soon run out except for the very wealthy. So who’s going to protect longer-living Americans, so they can bounce back from down time without somebody going broke?

New Magazine Offers Spiritual Support to the 1 In 3 Americans Who Live with Chronic Illness

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 million Americans live with a chronic condition and despite what we may assume, 60% of are between the ages of 18 and 64. According to the World Health Organization’s October 4, 2005 report, over 400 million people will die of a chronic disease in the next ten years. ‘HopeKeepers’ is a new consumer magazine which offers spiritual support to those who live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes, or degenerative heart disease. It’s published by Rest Ministries, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Top 10 Things I Learned in High School by Comedian Tony George

DALLAS, TX – Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fast-rising comic Tony George today announced the release of his monthly joke series to coincide with his new comedy CD, called ‘Red, White, & Off-Color.’ Each month Comedian George will release his take on issues that affect everyone.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Art Official Media LLC Announces Publication of ‘Blackface’ a Debut Novel by Q.B. Wells

BALTIMORE, MD – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Official Media LLC today announced that ‘Blackface’ ($13.95 ISBN: 0976806118), a haunting debut novel from Q.B. Wells, will publish October 31, 2005 in print form, and is immediately available for download as an e-book ($5.95 ISBN 097680611X).

CTS America Completes Integration of M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint Software in Less than 24 Hours

ATLANTA, GA – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, today announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Consolidated Technology Solutions (CTS America), a leader in commercial state-of-the-art, integrated public safety software, to integrate the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) into CTS’s SmartJAIL(TM) and SmartRMS(TM) solutions. The technology is now available to CTS America’s growing customer base of public safety customers throughout the U.S.

Online Shopping Rebate Site Announces Non-Profit Relief Program To Offset Donation Shortfalls

ODESSA, TX – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reverb Giving Network today introduced a new fundraising program – Giving Twice – as a way to help increase funding levels for the many charities whose finances have been taxed serving the overwhelming needs of Hurricane Katrina victims.

City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency and HENAAC Partner to Develop Professional Internship Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 3, 2005, HENAAC and the City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency (ITA) signed an important Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which would allow HENAAC to support the development of a professional internship program, increase educational and professional development opportunities and assist ITA in meeting its workforce development objectives. The MOA was signed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and HENAAC Chair and CEO Raymond Mellado.

TD Banknorth Chairman, President and CEO to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council Luncheon Meeting

BOSTON, MA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — William J. Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of TD Banknorth Inc., will speak at the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) luncheon on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at 11:30 a.m. at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

IBM and HENAAC Partnership will bring the Viva Technology Program to Six US States

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IBM’s Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Magnify OutLoud from Colligo Corporation Enables Easier Reading for Seniors

BELLINGHAM, WA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnify OutLoud(tm), from Colligo Corporation, overcomes the reticence of computer use by our seniors. The senior user is the fastest growing segment of the computer industry. However, over 25% of our seniors have either low vision problems in seeing the screen or reluctance to use assistive technology software to magnify the screen.

Sharrow Group Combines with Robichaud Associates to Give Homebuilders New Merger and Acquisition Support

ROCHESTER, NY – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharrow Group, with its broad-based solutions for improving homebuilder performance, and Robichaud Associates, with its proven expertise in planning and implementing M & A strategies, are merging to deliver comprehensive, timely value to homebuilders.

Canadian Researcher Carl Teichrib Appointed to Senior Fellow at World Research Library

SPOKANE, WA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Research Library today announced the appointment of Carl Teichrib to the position of Senior Fellow. Teichrib, a Canadian citizen living in Manitoba, brings extensive expertise in world system research, having authored over 120 articles and papers with a focus on globalization.

SatinSheet-A-Gram(R) Can Now Ship a Good Night’s Sleep to Soldier’s Overseas

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced that they will be extending their service to include shipments of Satin Sheet-A-Gram satin sheet gift sets to U.S. troops with APO addresses beginning this holiday season.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Roundup of 10 New Book Releases for September 2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire announced today 10 new books of note, released during September 2005. Book topics include the ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani; ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security’ by John Mueller; ‘TVtherapy’ by Beverly West and Jason Bergund; and ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn,’ by Rob Duncan.

Best Selling Author Beverly West and R & B Vocalist ‘Lemme’ featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly West, co-author of a new book ‘TVtherapy: The Television Guide to Life’ (Delta Books) which tells how we use TV to help us cope with everything from a bad hair day to a bad break up, is interviewed on the latest webisode of the Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The musical guest, Lemme, introduces the title track from her new CD on De-U Records, called ‘Take the Time.’ The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to on-demand in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Author Claims Book Holds Solution to 9/11

AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From films to television to politics and economics, the nation, and perhaps the world seems to have run devoid of imagination, says the iJustRead company. Salvador SeBasco feels the strain of this lack, and he hopes his new children’s book, ‘The Boy, The King, and The Chihuahua’ (now available through AuthorHouse), can correct this alarming trend by focusing on one of America’s most important resources.

Award-Winning Jewelry Designer Daniel Gibbings Opens New Studio and Showroom

MONTECITO, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Santa Barbara visitors and locals can take an inside look at the art of fine jewelry production from raw material to handcrafted finish when designer Daniel Gibbings opens his newest studio and showroom. Customers will have a chance to watch the artist’s work in progress and purchase finished product directly from the surrounding showroom where his signature pieces, evoking the richness and opulence of Byzantine cultures and Medieval worlds, are on display.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

First American Makes Equity Investment in ComplianceEase – Industry-Leading Technology Providers Partner to Offer Essential Bundled Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of automated compliance and risk management solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that it has received an equity investment from First American Real Estate Solutions (RES(R)), the nation’s largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and services.

Physician Exposes Medicare Crimes

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ulyssian Publications, an imprint of Pine Orchard Inc., announces its newly released novel ‘The House of Ecksteins: A Doctor’s Ill-Fated Journey,’ by Karun Nayar. Nayar is the pen name of a practicing physician in Florida who has witnessed corruption in the healthcare industry for many years. He walks the reader through a winding maze of organized crimes that ‘milks the system’ by taking care of elderly patients through Medicare.

Books Give New Dimension to Spirituality

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bookmark, of Santa Clarita, California, is pleased to announce the release of its 2006 catalog. This all-new catalog contains the most comprehensive offering of Christian Science publications available anywhere. The free catalog offers a wide range of literature from the early writings Mary Baker Eddy, Bicknell Young, Edward Kimball, and Martha Wilcox, to the contemporary books of Richard Claude Haw and Ann Beals.

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Vacuum Cleaner Company All Makes Vacuums

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading Torrance, Calif. vacuum cleaner company, All Makes Vacuums (www.vacsew.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

Animal Rescuer Discovers a Recipe for Prolonging Pets’ Lives

DANA POINT, Calif. – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today the launch of their new website AskAriel.com designed to help pets live longer and healthier lives through diet and nutrition. Proceeds from AskAriel.com will help fund Ariel Rescue, a charity founded by Susan Davis that saves death row dogs from high kill shelters.

The Westchester Organic Fair, Valhalla New York – First Westchester County Organic Fair

VALHALLA, NY – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westchester Organic Fair will be held Sunday, October 23, 2005 from 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. at the Kensico Dam – Valhalla, New York. Thousands of expected participants will be treated to a unique blend of a family day with the children (martial arts demonstrations, workshops, fun obstacle courses and more), adult entertainment, education at the organic market and healthy living pavilion, (brimming with information and workshops on health and well being) and epicurean delights at an all organic and kosher barbeque.