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Sharrow Group Helps Home Builders Assess the Cost of Turnover
| From: The Sharrow Group
ROCHESTER, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ – Sharrow Group, a national executive search and consulting firm serving the home building industry, announces an innovative, online Turnover Cost Calculator to help builders understand the true impact of turnover on their bottom line. With home building turnover averaging 20 to 25% annually, successful companies know the competitive advantage of reducing its cost.
Small Businesses Pioneer the Use of Video in On-line Marketing
| From: EMediaGroup, Inc.
CINCINNATI, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ — One might not expect small businesses to be pushing the envelope in terms of using video to market online, but they are. Small to mid-size businesses nationwide have turned to Internet Video Commercials for the first time this year. ‘The use of internet video as a promotional tool is one of the fastest growing segments of the internet,’ explains Jim Schmidt, president of eMediaGroup, Inc.
Michigan Families Support Their Local Schools with Help from Net4Kids
| From: Net4Kids.com / M-33 Access
ROSE CITY, MI /Send2Press Newswire/ — Net4Kids.com, a division of Michigan based M-33 Access, today announced the launch of their Dial-Up Internet Access Program for Michigan families which donates 10% of their monthly service rate to a Michigan school of their choice.
CorEdge Networks To Demonstrate Industry’s First AdvancedTCA-Compliant Cutaway Carrier Card
| From: CorEdge Networks Inc.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — CorEdge Networks, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports network switching equipment; over $30M has been invested since 2000 by private equity investors to develop CorEdge technology and products. CorEdge will be demonstrating a working prototype of its AdvancedTCA-compliant cutaway carrier card at the PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) pavilion (booth #657) at the CTIA Wireless 2005 trade show in New Orleans on March 14-16, 2005 at the Ernet N. Morial Convention center.
Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for New York Computer Technology Firm S & R Network Consulting
| From: S & R Network Consulting
NEW YORK, NY and TORRANCE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading New York computer network and database integration firm, S & R Network Consulting (www.sr-network.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.
90-year-old Women’s Peace Organization Sees Middle East Peace, Water Resources as Key Issues: New Programs Launched on International Women’s Day
| From: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is launching two new cutting-edge programs to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day, 2005. This begins its tenth decade of organizing to end war. WILPF has addressed the root causes of war and called for negotiated settlements to end them since its founding at The Hague in 1915.
Top Ten ‘Once In A Lifetime’ Trips – Baby Boomers Acquiring More Experiences, Less Assets, in 2005
| From: IExplore, Inc.
CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today a list of Top Ten ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Trips, as determined by unique travel inquiries at iExplore over the last year.
Ukraine’s Maidan International Election Observation Group: Moldovan Parliamentary Elections Flawed
| From: Grassroots Info Center Maidan
KYIV, Ukraine /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Maidan International Election Observation Group (the Maidan Group) believes that some parts of the Parliamentary Election in the Republic of Moldova were free and democratic but with violations reported in several parts of the country.
Christian Author to Bill Moyers: Renounce Campbell or Christ
| From: Solving Light Books
ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an open letter to Bill Moyers sent today, author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. of Solving Light Books, has called upon the PBS icon to cease promoting the work of atheist mythologist Joseph Campbell or renounce Christ, one or the other.
The Restaurant Review(tm) Launches Dallas/Fort Worth Edition of Successful New England On-line Restaurant Directory
| From: The Restaurant Review / Intranet-Zones, Inc.
MANSFIELD, MA and DALLAS, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Restaurant Review today announced the launch of the Dallas, TX edition of the Restaurant Review restaurant directory. The Web site www.restreview.com has an entertaining and innovative approach to locating the perfect restaurant. Gourmet magazine style content, food and wine related news, cookbook reviews and a multi-media directory of hundreds of restaurants provide a source for the growing number of people who choose where they dine by using on-line resources.
Dr. Barry J. Kaplan Published for Breast Augmentation Using Only Local Anesthesia
| From: Kaplan Cosmetic Surgery, Inc.
WINTER PARK, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Kaplan Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. is pleased to announce that its founder and director, Barry J. Kaplan, D.O., was published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for an original article.
School for Autism Receives International Award
| From: The New England Center For Children
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.
Los Angeles County Coroner Launches E-Commerce Site??
| From: County of Los Angeles Department of Coroner
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘Skeletons in the Closet’ is the Los Angeles County Coroner’s gift shop, now online at www.LACORONER.com. Located in the administration building of the Department of Coroner, the gift shop helps fund the department’s special programs and public relations efforts. Some of these programs include the Youthful Drunk Driving Visitation Program (YDDVP), a court ordered alternative sentencing program for youthful offenders.
Mexico’s Largest Restaurant Company Retains Quantified Marketing Group
| From: Quantified Marketing Group
ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Known as the nation’s only full-service strategic marketing and public relations firm exclusively focused on the restaurant industry, Orlando-based Quantified Marketing Group has crafted a niche that has dramatically increased revenues over the last year. The company’s growth received a significant boost when Mexico’s largest restaurant company recently announced that Quantified Marketing Group was named its outsourced marketing department.
Man Who Was Dead for 90 Minutes Recounts Journey to Heaven in New Book
| From: Baker Publishing Group
GRAND RAPIDS, MI /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book, ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4; $12.99). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.
Pretrieve(tm) Puts Public Records at the Public’s Fingertips
| From: Pretrieve LLC
ATLANTA, GA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Pretrieve (www.pretrieve.com) today announced the launch of their free, comprehensive public record search engine, making the collection of information about people and businesses from free internet sources more efficient and accessible to consumers. Pretrieve’s unique service connects researchers to a variety of county, state, and national public records through categorized links that deliver users directly to their search results, not just the homepages.
There is Life After Death
| From: Revell / Baker Publishing Group
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book from Revell (a division of Baker Publishing Group) entitled ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.
Global Medical Research Announces Breakthrough Technology to Prevent Post-Surgical Adhesions
| From: Global Medical Research, LLC
ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Global Medical Research, LLC (www.gmrllc.com), a Central Florida-based company dedicated to developing and commercializing intellectual properties that address problems in the biomedical field, today announced the launch of breakthrough technology designed to prevent post surgical adhesions. GMR’s Internal-Tissue Engineered Membrane Product (i-TEMP(tm)), is now poised for advanced phase animal testing to support the expectations of a broad spectrum of uses.
Maryland Author’s Book Selected for National Recognition by Barnes and Noble
| From: Solving Light Books
ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Barnes and Noble Bookstores has announced ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble’ by Annapolis author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. as one of five books selected for special recognition nationwide during its Small Press Celebration throughout March. The publisher, Solving Light Books, is also located in Annapolis.
Euro Leaders Support Native American Olympic Inclusion
| From: Native Voices Foundation
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
| From: Focus Marketing US LLC
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
| From: Public Square Communications
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
| From: Olga Horvat Art
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
| From: Revell
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
| From: Gregg Loomis, Author
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
| From: Enigma Radio Network
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
| From: Alien Apparatus Company, Inc.
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
| From: Emmanuel Cabrera
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
| From: Ohio Adnet, LLC
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
| From: Foundation for the Study of Personality in History
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.
Camouflage Wristbands Raise Money to Support U.S. Troops
| From: Nevada Benefits Foundation
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.
SAM’s Club(R) Offering Digital Time and Attendance Systems for less than $600 from TimeIPS(R) Intelligent Personnel Systems for Small Business
| From: TimeIPS by Stratitec
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.
Texas Fence Association Teams Up With Grand Slam For Youth Baseball For New ‘Going For The Fences’ Program
| From: Houston Astros
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
| From: Aqua Dyne, Inc.
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
| From: Management Dynamics
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.
Camp USA of Orlando, Florida Brings High Quality, Privately Owned Motor Home Rentals and Service to Ft. Lauderdale
| From: Camp USA
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.
Books Transform People … BookCrafter Transforms Books!
| From: Colligo Corporation
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
| From: Natchez Pilgrimage Tours
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.
Novel Patented Technology Enables Low Cost, Instant Ultraviolet Disinfection for Home and Personal Care Products
| From: UVSolutions LLC
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
| From: AppointmentQuest LLC
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.