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Euro Leaders Support Native American Olympic Inclusion

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland and ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — At French Princess Caroline Murat’s recent ‘1st Ski and Music Festival in Veysonnaz’ (part of 4 valleys, including Verbier), a team of Europe’s Who’s Who stepped up to champion Native American inclusion in future Olympic Games as Sovereign Nations, announced Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Mediaguide and Focus Marketing Partner to Create New Tool to Help Focus Radio Promotions

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Focus Marketing, a leader in the application of information analysis and information-driven marketing for the music business, and Mediaguide, the most advanced monitoring and reporting system for radio airplay, just announced their partnership.

Health Experts, Fashion Designers and Businesses Unite to Promote Black Women’s Heart Health

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Heart and Style: Sisters Living Long and Living Well, a one-day heart disease prevention conference and fair aims to combat high risk of heart disease among African American women with a healthy dose of education, fashion and style. Produced by Public Square Communications in partnership with the Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Heart and Style is being held in observance of February’s American Heart Month.

Olga Horvat Announces Personalized Fantasy Portraits for Children

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Olga Horvat Art (www.olgahorvat.com) today announced that it has made the leap into high-end digital photography with the addition of their new Fantasy Portraits line for kids. Fantasy Portraits allow children to become whatever they’ve dreamed of being in their everyday life, and immortalizes their fantasy in a beautiful and artistic keepsake.

Parenting Expert Offers ‘Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child’…No Supernanny Required

NASHVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Parents fighting the constant battle to get their children to eat, sleep and behave will breathe a sigh of relief with the release of Taming Your Family Zoo: Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child (Revell, May 2005), by Donna Jones. In just six weeks, Donna teaches parents how to raise well-mannered children through the powerful tools of Rehearsing, Reminding, Reinforcing, and Reflecting.

Atlanta Author Looks To Inherit Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Legacy With Fast-Pased Thriller Based On Mysteries Of French Monestery

ATLANTA, GA /Send2Press Newswire/ — With his novel The Pegasus Secret, Gregg Loomis delves into a facinating modern-day mystery based on the secrets of a real-life 19th century priest, his association with the enigmatic Knights Templar, and how a Nicholas Poussin painting is rumored to contain hidden messages leading to buried treasure.

Internet Radio Network Adds Podcasting Reaching Over 100,000 Listeners a Day

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Enigma Radio Network recently added a podcasting division to their popular programming lineup of Internet radio shows. This addition helped the network reach over 100,000 MP3 downloads per day on February 21, 2005.

Alien Apparatus Company Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More

PHILADELPHA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.0. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Design Build Contractor Emmanuel Cabrera Unveils Model for a New Airport Security and Screening Facility

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Design/build contractor Emmanuel Cabrera today announced his plans for a new Airport Security and Screening Facility (ASASF), a more efficient and effective design for a security and screening chamber which can be installed and utilized without any major structural alterations to the existing structures of airports, federal buildings, hospitals, and commercial buildings around the country and the world.

Ohio Native Capitalizes on Trend toward Local Web Searches

DAYTON, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ — Ohio Adnet LLC capitalizes on local Web searches by Ohio consumers. Ohio Adnet.com provides you with important purchase information on items such as homes and automobiles through its real estate search and auto search areas. The job search area connects you with Ohio employers and other career resources. Additionally, the personals search area connects you with other Ohio singles for romance, friendship, or marriage.

Lincoln and Washington More Different Than Alike, Say Psychologists Who Study the Presidents

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — Washington and Lincoln were both admirable men, but were more different than alike according to psychologists Steve Rubenzer and Tom Faschingbauer of the Foundation for the Study of Personality in History (www.TestingThePresidents.com). And despite their pre-eminent status in American history, there have been other presidents who had more personal assets for the job.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

Camouflage Wristbands Raise Money to Support U.S. Troops

LAS VEGAS, NV /Send2Press Newswire/ — Freedom is the cornerstone of our American values. Many courageous men and women in this great nation have made a choice to join the active duty military, the National Guard, or the Reserves to guard and protect freedom for all of us. All Americans have a choice to help support these heroes, regardless of how we feel about the war, through the programs offered by the Nevada Benefits Foundation.

FILED UNDER: General Editorial
 

SAM’s Club(R) Offering Digital Time and Attendance Systems for less than $600 from TimeIPS(R) Intelligent Personnel Systems for Small Business

WICHITA, KS /Send2Press Newswire/ — TimeIPS, (www.timeips.com) the business products division of Stratitec, today announced that SAM’S Club (www.samsclub.com) is offering two models from their TimeIPS Intelligent Personnel Systems line, which are currently selling in select SAM’S Club locations across the USA and online at www.samsclub.com.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Texas Fence Association Teams Up With Grand Slam For Youth Baseball For New ‘Going For The Fences’ Program

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — Grand Slam for Youth Baseball (GSFYB), a partnership between the Houston Astros and the makers of Minute Maid, announced today a new program in conjunction with the Texas Fence Association – Going for the Fences. Under the new program, one youth ball field per year in the Houston area will receive new fencing and installation courtesy of the Texas Fence Association (TFA).

CSIRO Forms Alliance With Australian Thermal Desalination Company

STAPLYTON, Australia /Send2Press Newswire/ — CSIRO, Australia’s top scientific research organization has formed an alliance with thermal desalination specialist, Aqua Dyne Inc. (OTC:BB AQDY) to conduct research into water purification and water remediation, which will initially focus on the use of solar energy for water desalination.

SDV International Logistics Automates Ocean Pricing and Proposal Generation with Management Dynamics’ Rate Explorer

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced SDV International Logistics USA has selected Rate Explorer to automate its ocean pricing operations. Its sales and operations teams use Rate Explorer ocean pricing and proposal generation tools to respond faster to customer opportunities with more accurate and customized proposals.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Camp USA of Orlando, Florida Brings High Quality, Privately Owned Motor Home Rentals and Service to Ft. Lauderdale

ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Camp USA Motor Home Rentals (www.campusarv.com), a Florida-based RV rental company specializing in high quality motor homes owned by private individuals, today announced the grand opening of a second location in Ft. Lauderdale at 2851 Hammondville Road, Pompano Beach, Florida.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Books Transform People … BookCrafter Transforms Books!

BELLINGHAM, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The BookCrafter ™ Publishing Suite, from Colligo Corporation, could well be a technological innovation as significant as the printing press itself. A complete turnkey solution, BookCrafter enables users to convert printed books to accessible digital books as fast as pages can be fed through the system’s included scanner. The Accessible Books read themselves out loud, become large type books, books in Braille, Audio Books, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) format and more.

Bus Tax Repealed in Time for the 73rd Annual Natchez Spring Pilgrimage

NATCHEZ, MS /Send2Press Newswire/ — Natchez Pilgrimage Tours (www.natchezpilgrimage.com) announces that The $1 per passenger Bus Tax has been repealed by the City of Natchez just in time for this year’s Spring Pilgrimage which occurs March 12 thru April 16. Since 1998 the City has required all incoming tour groups to pay $1 per passenger.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Novel Patented Technology Enables Low Cost, Instant Ultraviolet Disinfection for Home and Personal Care Products

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital-use now available for a number of home and personal care products such as toothbrushes, pacifiers, drinking cups, knives, cutting boards, etc. reports UVSolutions, LLC (www.uvs-ultraclean.com).

AppointmentQuest Announces Online Payment Service for Appointment Scheduling

BROOMFIELD, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — AppointmentQuest (www.appointmentquest.com), the leading provider of online appointment scheduling services, last week introduced a payment services platform integrated with AppointmentQuest Online Appointment Manager hosted application suite. Service merchants now can securely process payments online through AppointmentQuest’s trusted online scheduling infrastructure.

FILED UNDER: e-Commerce | Technology
 

Star Makeovers Presents ‘Makeup Secrets Revealed’ on DVD Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Secrets Revealed, the preeminent step-by-step DVD teaching women of all ages how to apply makeup like a Hollywood makeup artist is available immediately from Star Makeovers (www.LookLikeAStar.com). In ten easy steps, or about an hour, anyone with a DVD player can easily learn the secrets of professional makeup application. The technique creates a natural and alluring look that will help any woman transform herself into a flawless beauty.

Lehman Brothers Annual Security Industry Report For 2004 Now Available from Sandra Jones and Company

CLEVELAND, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ — Sandra Jones and Company, a leading security industry resource and consulting firm, announces availability of the newest Lehman Brothers Annual Security Industry Report for 2004. Participants, investors and potential players in the US security market will gain insightful and relevant information from the comprehensive report, which contains valuable market data on size, projected growth, and technological advances.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Federal Aviation Administration Recognizes Aviation Service Provider Capabilities

MENA, AR /Send2Press Newswire/ — Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. (www.roseaircraft.com) has received FAA approval to add new airframe and power plant ratings to its existing repair station certificate.

FILED UNDER: Aerospace and Aviation
 

ONEAC Announces PCm Series(R) Medical-Grade Power Conditioners Now Available in 1500, 2000 and 3000 VA

LIBERTYVILLE, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — ONEAC Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of power conditioners and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), today announced additions to its PCm Series Medical-Grade Power Conditioner line. The new PCm 1500, 2000 and 3000 VA models join the previously released 120-1000 VA Medical-grade Power Conditioners and a robust line of ONm Series Medical-Grade UPS. The PCm Series Medical-Grade Power Conditioners eliminate power contaminants in medical applications with a full-time, on-line isolating transformer, while conforming to the global electrical safety standards for medical equipment — IEC60601-1 and its derivatives for Europe (EN60601), U.S. (UL60601-1/UL2601) and Canada (CSA C22.2 No. 601.1).

New Teen Adventure Novel Explores America’s Ancient American Indian Past While Providing a Dose of Fantasy Sufficient to Attract Harry Potter Fans

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Hallmark Emporium today announced the publication of ‘Toby Erdrich and the Golden Eclipse,’ a historical and somewhat romantic fantasy-adventure novel. Lee White Fox takes young-hearted readers into the world of American Indians in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula before any white people showed up–well, at least not in over ten or fifteen thousand years, if experts are beginning to get it right about the peopling of ancient America.

Implementation Solutions LLC Teams With Citadel Associates as an Accredited Implementation Partner

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has established a partnership with Citadel Associates, a provider of financial software and consulting services to investment managers, as its Accredited Implementation Partner. Implementation Solutions’ consultants are now certified to work with Citadel’s CADIS toolset and will be able to assist Citadel with the deployment and ongoing support of their software solutions.

Makeup Artists from Calif. Agency Donating 100% of Earnings for Services Provided at Academy Awards to Tsunami Victims

COSTA MESA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Artists with Empire Agency in Southern California are continuing the fundraising efforts for tsunami victims by donating their earnings. One hundred percent of Artists earnings from makeup services provided to clients and celebrities attending, appearing, or performing at the 2005 Grammy Awards and Academy Awards will be donated to Save the Children’s Tsunami Relief Fund.

Waking the Tiger: Leonard Feinberg’s Timely New Novel About Sri Lanka

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — Since the devastating tsunami on December 2004, people around the world have once again become aware of Sri Lanka and its devastating civil war. Anyone eager to learn more about this fascinating country should not miss reading Leonard Feinberg’s new novel set in Sri Lanka, published by Pilgrims Process, Inc.

Gregory C. Roberts Joins Napatech as President

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Napatech Inc. today announced that Greg Roberts joins the company as President. Mr. Roberts comes from a position as Vice President of Marketing and Sales in Xyratex International, Inc., San Jose, CA. Prior to this Greg served as VP, director and senior executive within sales, marketing and business development in ObjectSpace, Sterling Software, and Nortel Networks.

Revelex Signs Partnership Deal with GroupTravelPlanet.com

BOCA RATON, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Revelex (www.Revelex.com) and Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com) have entered into a business development partnership that will allow Revelex customers to book and manage their group hotel rooms of five rooms or more directly online, saving them valuable time and money.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

World Cargo Alliance Expands Service Offering for Members with Management Dynamics’ Rate Explorer Quote Management Solution

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Management Dynamics, Inc., the market leader of global supply chain solutions for importers, exporters, logistics service providers, and carriers,, today announced that World Cargo Alliance, Inc. (WCA), the largest global network of independent freight forwarders, has implemented Rate Explorer for use by its worldwide members to automate ocean contract and quotation management.

FILED UNDER: Transportation
 

Website Releases Top 10 Romantic Lines From New English Students, Celebrates Lighter Side of Learning a Language

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — InnocentEnglish.com, a new website dedicated to collecting and sharing humorous English mistakes, announces the release of its first annual ‘Top 10 Most Romantic Lines From New English Language Students’ for Valentine’s Day.

MLS Investments Launches Website Offering Investor-Quality Real Estate Listing Information to the Public

SAN JOSE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — MLS Investments(tm), an innovative Internet-based real estate listing service for investment properties, today announced the launch of www.MLSinvestments.com – a website offering access to reliable and detailed listing information, at no cost to the public or to real estate professionals. At launch, over 600 properties are listed, valued in excess of $470 million.

Lunar New Year Collection Issued

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Send2Press Newswire/ — The USPS has authorized licensee Hallmark Group Ltd. to strike all 12 Lunar New Year Stamp designs as solid silver ingots, layered with pure gold. These famous stamps, featuring the 12 animals of the Chinese lunar cycle, have been designed by celebrated Chinese-American artist Clarence Lee over a 12-year period. To mark the completion of the series, the stamp series was reissued this year by the USPS as a unique double-sided sheet containing twenty four 37-cent lunar stamps.

Muzak Shines Spotlight on Music

CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Muzak (www.muzak.com) announced today that they are incorporating a special events and holiday calendar into their core programming lineup. Muzak Spotlight will feature select artists on various days throughout the year, using music as a means to celebrate important events and pay tribute to influential bands and musicians.

Bringing African American History into America’s Homes and Schools: How One Entrepreneurial Business Takes on the Challenge

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — When they first formed GEEBEE Marketing(R), Inc. in 1997, Gayle Brill Mittler and Robert Kersey, former colleagues in a large toy corporation, had one common vision: to create a complete line of games, toys, and puzzles that would bring the vast rich and diverse history of America’s nearly 15,000,000 citizens of African American descent into homes and classrooms.

Images of Nature(R) announces an evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception in Scottsdale, AZ

SCOTTSDALE, AZ /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Images of Nature(R) gallery at Scottsdale Fashion Square announces an evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception Saturday, February 19th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tom Mangelsen will be making his first personal appearance in Scottsdale and is looking forward to sharing the stories of his travels.

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $22K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Neotrope(R), a brand identity and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $22K in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 22nd anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years. Organizations may apply for this program starting Jan 28.

Sprixx Announces New Unscented Formula for Wearable Hand Sanitizer

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Sprixx (www.sprixx.com), a DBA of Harbor Medical, Inc., has announced the availability of a new unscented alcohol hand sanitizer formula for its line of professional body-worn hand sanitizers. Containing 63% ethyl alcohol with emollients, the new product is available for the popular Sprixx XE Dispenser which is delivered in a 1.35-ounce replacement cartridge.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical