Florida Business News - Page 21

Page 21 of Florida Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Food for Consumption and Food for Energy is a Complete Combination, says Henry Oliver Ford

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford has just completed the initial phase of the Ghana Sugar Project. Mr. Ford is the managing director for World Food, the firm that is owner of the project. Henry Oliver is overseeing this massive one-hundred and twenty thousand acre sugar farm and refinery.

Henry Oliver Ford on New Finance for Africa

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO announces a new finance structure for West Africa. This new plan for structured finance is to help the socio-economic infrastructure. The plan that Mr. Ford has developed encompasses agriculture development, employee wage generation, Government tax base creation and the use of in-ground assets as a hedge to collateralize development. Henry Oliver is a well organized person that has practiced investment banking for years.

IT Consulting Firm Southeast Computer Solutions Will Donate a Portion of Sales to United Way of Miami this Fall in Recognition of ‘National Preparedness Month’

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami based IT consulting and business software firm, announced today it will donate $100 for every new purchase of its Disaster Recovery Services (through October 31, 2010) to United Way Miami in recognition of National Preparedness Month.

Number of Foreclosures in August, 2010 Still Falling

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that foreclosures increased by 4 percent nationwide during July and still have fallen in the month of August. The month’s total of 325,225 homes represents a 10 percent decrease from foreclosure totals in June 2009, and indicate that the trend of rising bank repossessions is continuing well into the summer.

Henry Oliver Ford says, ‘It’s Time to Provide Some Relief’

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO is on a mission. Submerged in poverty, millions of African farmers and their families are victims of food insecurity. Today, subsistence farming is the lot of millions of Africans. The farmers in Ghana Africa need access to improved technologies in order to meet their food needs, increase their crop yields, and hopefully, sell to local, regional, and even international markets.

Feeding Thousands of Orphans for Three Years: Henry Oliver Ford

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Ferguson, owner of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), and Henry Oliver Ford, president, along with 2 other managing partners just returned from a month-long outreach trip to Accra Ghana where they helped distribute food to 15 orphanages and schools. Ford, along with his team at WFAO, has been supporting the facilities for the last three years, providing over 4,000 orphans and other helpless children with 3 meals a day.

Henry Oliver Ford – WFAO Continues to Give Back

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford, president of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), is teaming up with aid organizations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Dominican Republic, to help with immediate assistance in Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island nation Tuesday, January 12, nearly destroying its capital Port-au-Prince and affecting a third of its entire population.

Papal Rogues author, Ron Wilk, to Appear on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ron Wilk, author of the thriller ‘Papal Rogues’ (ISBN: 978-1936183029), will be appearing on Lifetime Television’s, The Balancing Act, on Monday, August 30, 2010. The national morning show, which airs from 7-8 a.m., will feature Wilk’s inspiring transition from neurologist to novelist and offer his compelling tips on how to create a successful and fulfilling ‘second act’ of your life.

Telovations Ranks No. 213 on the 2010 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1,391.5 Percent

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine ranked Telovations NO. 213 on its 29th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, American Apparel, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.

Southeast Computer Solutions Rises in Accounting Technology’s VAR 100 List Second Year in a Row

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, has made it to 75 on the VAR 100, which is a ranking of the top 100 business software consulting firms in the nation by revenue.

Feeding a Country in 2 days – The World Food Association (WFAO)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A local corporation is feeding an African country. World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc. (WFAO), will be shipping over 285,000 meals to Ghana thanks to the efforts of the 45 member team here in West Palm Beach and their leading management team based in Sao Paulo Brazil. On February 20 and 21, WFAO will be packaging 42,000 pounds of high-quality rice, sugar and vegetables that are fortified with vitamins and minerals.

Telovations Welcomes Elizabeth Vanneste as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, a leader in innovative business communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Vanneste as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Elizabeth will be responsible for driving Telovations’ continued business success, building on the company’s existing strong position in the Hosted PBX market, and strategic initiatives for existing and new product launch efforts.

Leading Sage Business Partner, Specializing in Manufacturing, Distribution, Warehouse Management, Looks to Increase Base in Florida and Latin America

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions announced today that it has retained the marketing strategy and consultancy firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC to assist with the strategic growth of the business in Florida and Latin America.

Foreclosures Dip 5 Percent in First Half of Year

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings Nationwide, a leading provider of foreclosure listings and foreclosure investment information, announced a nationwide 5 percent decrease in foreclosure properties over the past six months. Much of the decrease occurred during the second quarter of 2010, when foreclosures fell 4 percent from the previous quarter and were up only 1 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

VIVO Partenza – Enjoy ‘Ten for $10′ at Lunch and the ’50/50’ Program for Happy Hour

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affordable elegance is the buzz word on everybody’s lips when they visit Vivo Partenza in Boca Raton. The incredibly gorgeous restaurant is making it easy to enjoy the ‘best of the best’ everyday. With the launch of lunch, Vivo created the amazing ‘Ten for $10’ concept. Each week there will be at least ten starred items on the menu that will be offered at the incredible price of just $10.

Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill Celebrates Grand Opening in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill in Boca Raton is celebrating their Grand Opening week, beginning Wednesday, August 4th. The impressive location offers an expansive space that will treat sports fans to an unprecedented viewing experience featuring the largest projection TV in South Florida and personal flat screen TV’s at every table.

LMR International, Inc. Launches All-inclusive Contact Management Software

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To coincide with its twentieth anniversary, LMR International this week announced the launch of its comprehensive, all-inclusive contact management software – CRM Sales Machine. The CRM Sales Machine has an array of practical features that include: contact management, lead generation, financial, marketing, and e-commerce capabilities.

LRM Industries Launches High Efficiency HydroDome 610 Stormwater Chamber

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the HydroDome(TM) 610 composite stormwater chamber. The HydroDome design concept, introduced in 2009, comes from both the efficiency of nature and the ageless understanding by architectural engineers, that the dome is stronger than an arch or vaulted tunnel.

Internet Marketing Talk Show Premieres in Tampa Bay Market on August 7th

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palm Harbor-based internet marketing consultant Len Dozois will launch Your Internet Marketing Show on Saturday, August 7, 11 a.m. to noon on WTAN-AM 1340, Clearwater, Florida, and WDCF-AM 1350 Dade City. Live show audio and video will be streamed at YourInternetMarketingShow.com.

Telovations Ranks in Top 10 of Tampa Bay’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, a leader in delivering hosted business voice services, was named the 10th fastest growing company in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Business Journal at its annual Fast 50 awards luncheon. Telovations increased revenues 265 percent over the past two years, earning it the No. 10 ranking on the business publication’s Fast 50 List.

LRM Industries Re-brands, Launches New Web Site

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has re-branded and launched a new Web site showcasing a range of developing new thermoplastic/composite products for the environmental engineering and green building markets. The designs of these innovative products were enabled by the unique size and structural features capabilities of LRM’s unique patented STF Sheetless ThermoForming and TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming technologies.

New iPhone Cruise Finder App Sets Sail

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCruise.com, a leading national travel retailer of cruise vacations, announced today the launch of its new Cruise Finder app for iPhones, iPods and iPads. The free download will give travelers access to detailed information about hundreds of ships and thousands of cruise itineraries.

‘The Eggplant People’ Invade the Frozen Aisles at West Coast Grocery Outlets

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dominex LC, the leader in specialty eggplant products for more than 25 years, has successfully invaded the frozen aisles at select West Coast retailers. Now, consumers will find the ‘The Eggplant People’s’ combinations of fresh eggplant and all-natural ingredients at Safeway, Raley’s (Nob Hill), Vons, select Whole Foods and Ralph’s locations in addition to leading natural food retailers.

31% of Home Sales in First Quarter Were Foreclosures

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that 31% of all residential properties sold in the first quarter of 2010 were foreclosure properties. Experts at the company believe the statistic shows that people are continuing to turn to the foreclosure market as a plentiful source of low cost homes.

Telovations Wins ‘Outstanding Business of the Year’ Award

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, a leader in innovative business communications solutions, today announced that they are a winning recipient of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Business of the Year award. This year’s award was presented to Telovations on June 30th, 2010 at the Chamber’s annual awards gala that included more than 200 supporters of local businesses and non-profits that was in attendance.

Lamborghini Palm Beach Becomes an Exclusive DITEC Product and Service Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC International Corp., a preservation and protection company focused on providing marine, automobile, building and airplane industries with protection, preservation and maintenance products, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Lamborghini Palm Beach, a subsidiary of the Warren Henry Auto Group in South Florida, a group of high-line luxury dealerships servicing its customers for over 34 years.

BusinessCashAdvance.com Offers Alternative Financing to SBA Business Loans

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 15, President Barack Obama signed legislation to add $80 million to the Small Business Association (SBA) business loan programs, and effectively extend stimulus benefits through the end of May. But a recent study suggests that a significant majority of small business owners will remain uninterested. Instead, many are seeking financing alternatives, says BusinessCashAdvance.

SilverFast Now Available in Customized Canon CanoScan 9000F Version

SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging is now offering a specially adapted version of its professional scanning software, SilverFast, for Canon’s new CanoScan 9000F. SilverFast guarantees a considerable increase in quality and productivity. As part of this sales launch users will receive a 25 percent discount off all available SilverFast versions for the Canon 9000F.

Tony and Laurie Bova Celebrate Their New Beginning with the Grand Opening of VIVO Partenza – A Modern Italian Restaurant

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating a new beginning, Tony and Laurie Bova have opened a new modern Italian restaurant, VIVO Partenza, in Boca Raton, Florida. The inspired name is both symbolic and sentimental. In Italian, VIVO means ‘alive’ and ‘lively’ and partenza translates to ‘a departure,’ specifically the constant departures one makes into new phases of life. A Grand Opening celebration is scheduled for June 30, 2010, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

DITEC Research and Development Enters into an Agreement with Presentwater AS

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Ron Wilk, Author of Papal Rogues, Offers Informative New Blog on His Website

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When retired neurologist Ron Wilk began his second career as a thriller writer, people began asking how he made the transition. With the recent release of ‘Papal Rogues’ by Langdon Street Press, Wilk created a blog on his website to address the many questions he has received from fans.

Foreclosures Plateau in April

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Support, an online listings provider of foreclosed homes for sale, reported that foreclosures dropped 9 percent nationwide during the month of April, leading experts to speculate that the foreclosure homes market may finally have plateaued. In addition to the 9 percent drop since March, foreclosures fell 2 percent from April of 2009, marking the first year since the foreclosure crisis began that the market has seen an overall drop.

Foreclosures Fall 9 Percent Nationwide During April

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, a leader in providing listings of foreclosed homes for sale nationwide, reported today that foreclosure filings in April fell 9 percent from the previous month, and over 2 percent from April of 2009. The company also revealed that default notices, which mark the beginning of a new foreclosure, were down 12 percent from March and over 27 percent from the previous year, while bank repossessions (also known as REOs) of existing foreclosures hit a record high.

Interim HealthCare Honors Moms with Unique Mother’s Day E-cards

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Mother’s Day, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest and oldest franchise healthcare company, is recognizing moms across the country with unique Mother’s Day e-cards. The e-cards allow users to share their favorite stories about their mothers and create a customized flower in her honor.

Business Cash Advances Fill a Financing Void for Many Small Businesses

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the outlook of traditional business credit markets remaining bleak, many small business owners are taking matters into their own hands, seeking out alternative means of finance, and this is proving to be a boon for the business cash advance industry according to BusinessCashAdvance.

Introducing Webjet.com: Largest Online Travel Agency in Australia Launches Operation in the United States, Highlighting Unique ‘StayThenPay’ Hotel Feature

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Webjet Ltd., Australia’s largest and most successful online travel agency, is excited to announce the launch of its U.S. affiliate. Operating as a fully independent online travel agency, Webjet.com is committed to help U.S. customers search through millions of airfare and flight combinations to find the best deal for international itineraries.

Matt Hughes Promotes MMA Workout and Complete Fitness System

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine-time Welterweight Champion, Matt Hughes, has endorsed and tested the next big fitness craze for women and men – Cage Fitness. Hughes is a big proponent of fitness. In fact, every year he travels to Capitol Hill and meets with government officials to talk about the importance of health and fitness. Now, Cage Fitness will be added to his talking points.

Foreclosures Up by 7 Percent During First Quarter

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Foreclosures Sale, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and information industry, reported new statistics for the first quarter show foreclosures are up 7 percent from the most recent quarter, and almost 16 percent from the first quarter of 2009. While the first two months of the year saw relatively low foreclosures, filings surged 19 percent in March, largely accounting for the overall quarterly increase.

New Book ‘Papal Rogues’ by Author Ron Wilk is Now Available at Major Book Sellers

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Papal Rogues’ (ISBN: 978-1936183029), the debut thriller by author Ron Wilk is now available on Amazon.com, ronwilkfiction.com, and through book stores nationwide. Papal Rogues is published by Langdon Street Press and draws the reader into the clandestine underbelly of corporate America, the U.S. Military and most shockingly — the Vatican.