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Page 24 of Florida Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



London Bay Homes Launches New Website with Expansive Photo Gallery and Interactive Floor Plans

NAPLES, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — London Bay Homes, a Naples, Florida-based builder of luxury custom homes and unique Village communities throughout Southwest Florida, has designed and launched a new company website that provides visitors with a wide range of content including a custom home photo gallery, interactive floor plans, blog, and real estate news at www.londonbay.com.

Interim HealthCare Celebrates National Home Care Month in November

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of the nation’s home care professionals and volunteers, Interim HealthCare will join home care providers throughout the United States in kicking off the November celebration of National Home Care Month. The month-long celebration pays tribute to the dedicated home care professionals and volunteers who enable elderly, disabled, and chronically ill individuals to live their lives where they want to most-in their own homes.

Physical Therapists from Tucson and Omaha Named 2009 Therapists of the Year by Interim HealthCare

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation’s largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year’s award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.

Vero Florida Company Earns Restoration Certification

VERO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Restoration Group (GRG) in Vero Beach, Florida, is proud to announce it has been qualified by education and examination as Certified Water Restoration Technicians and Applied Structural Drying Technicians, by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

Capital Markets Cooperative Brings More Value to its Clients with Addition of IDS, Inc.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Markets Cooperative has added IDS, Inc., to its list of preferred service providers. This relationship will bring the cooperative membership greater benefits when contracting with IDS for its state-of-the-art document preparation technology. Similarly, CMC will provide best-in-class secondary marketing solutions to those banks, credit unions, and independent mortgage companies operating on the IDS platform.

Foreclosure Deals’ Widgets: An Excellent Resource for Real Estate Pros

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s a widget? Foreclosure Deals announces some new features – its new widgets – created for easy and up-to-date foreclosure database access and mortgage rate information. ‘Widgets are a great way to build a user’s knowledge of the material on your Web site,’ James Foxx, real estate expert with Foreclosure Deals, explains.

Foreclosure Inventory Remains at All-time High

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Foreclosures Sale reports that ‘Making Home Affordable,’ a $75 billion federal government-backed initiative to keep up to seven to nine million Americans in their homes by preventing avoidable foreclosures, may have an uphill battle.

mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow Adds Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert, and vLender – Registers 1,200 Attendees

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow, the first mortgage industry-sponsored virtual tradeshow, conference and educational content event being held October 7 – 8, continues to add exhibitors including Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert and vLender, and has registered more than 1,200 attendees.

Foreclosure Listings Data Bank Lists Homes 20 to 40 Percent Below Market Value

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of foreclosures for sale remained near record levels for the month of August according to real estate industry reports. Prices continue to drop on foreclosure listings as market levels remain at record lows. ‘Whether people are seeking to buy or sell, now is the time to take action,’ Alex Rolim, real estate investment advisor for ForeclosureDataBank, says.

myEnergyLoan Sponsors mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow to Promote Green Residential Lending Alternatives

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green residential mortgage lending network myEnergyLoan founder and president Jeff Cole will present ‘Green Lending – Financing the Shift’ as a sponsor of mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow on October 8, 2009. mXpo.net is the first mortgage industry-sponsored virtual tradeshow, conference and educational content event being conducted October 7 – 8, just days before the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) annual conference.

‘Dear Graduate’ Book Author Urges Parental Vigilance in Advance of New Federal Credit Card Rules

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The federal government is clamping down on the Wild West of credit card issuing to young adults when tough new regulations go into effect in February 2010, and Brett Handler couldn’t be happier. Handler, author of ‘Dear Graduate’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-615-29936-5, Dreamstar Publishing), the innovative new book and CD for young adults about financial responsibility, has been railing against credit card companies’ injudicious card issuing practices for years.

Making the Bed is a Pain – Literally! CKI’s New Bed MadeEZ Does the Heavy Lifting for You

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cadence Keen Innovations (CKI), a leading inventor and provider of sleep solutions, announces the introduction of Bed MadeEZ™, a new patent-pending device designed to effortlessly lift a mattress while changing linens. Bed MadeEZ utilizes a unique wedge-shaped, ergonomic design that easily inserts between the mattress and the box spring, creating an automatic lift as it slides in. The mattress then rests in a raised position, eliminating the need for repeated lifting as the linens are changed.

Kite Properties Opens New State of the Art Hotel

OKEECHOBEE, Fla., Aug. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kite Properties, LLC announces the opening of the new Hampton Inn by Hilton located in Okeechobee, Florida on Florida SR 70 one half mile east of US 441. Developed by Kite Properties, LLC, a hotel development and investment comp any, the property is the second completed hospitality project in Florida and marks the continuation of the company’s growth plan of developing more Hilton and Marriott Hotels.

mXpo.net 2009 Mortgage Industry-Sponsored Virtual Trade Show Contributes to ‘Homes for Our Troops’ Housing Non-Profit Group

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Trade Show, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference, job fair and educational content platform, hosting its flagship industry-wide event on October 7 – 8, has partnered with Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit 501(c) 3 organization with the mission of building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan.

MBA Research Executive Mike Fratantoni to deliver mXpo.net 2009 Keynote: ‘State of Housing Market and Macro-Economic Forecast’

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Trade Show, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference, job fair and educational content platform flagship event on October 7 – 8 is honored that Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Vice President Of Single Family Research And Policy Development Mike Fratantoni will deliver the keynote presentation at 1:00 ET on Wednesday, October 7.

The Handbook of Program Management

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SEBA® Solutions Inc. announces that ‘The Handbook of Program Management’ (ISBN-13: 978-0071494724) has been added to the United States government Federal Acquisition Institute’s (FAI) recommended reading list for all capstone courses in program and project management. The FAI establishes the necessary competencies, training, and experience requirements for program and project managers in civilian agencies to become certified to manage the acquisition-related aspects of projects.

Neal Renuart, CPA Joins BKHM, PA

WINTER PARK, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neal Renuart, CPA has joined BKHM, PA, as a Senior Audit Manager in the assurance services group. Prior to joining BKHM, Neal was the Corporate Controller of LGL Group, Inc. along with many years of ‘Big 4’ firm experience with a national accounting firm. He has worked with clients ranging from billion dollar companies to small, family owned businesses.

ThinkBigWorkSmall.com Sponsors mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Trade Show for Mortgage Professionals

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Big Work Small (TBWS), the mortgage lending marketing platform with a complete CRM system that allows mortgage lenders to market directly to their database with custom video will provide live demonstrations during mXpo 2009, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference and educational content platform flagship event.

Wealthy Taste Celebrates Three Generations of the Fuente Family – Cigar Makers Since 1912

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer Wealthy Taste Inc. launched its high-end directory of products and services to protect businesses and consumers and introduced the ‘Did You Know?’ series – a collection of articles about living artists who have helped define art and culture in their field during the last few decades.

National Morning Talk Shows Face New Competition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall American coffee cup tippers will be breaking new ‘grounds’ by changing their normal morning show routine – and tuning into the newly revamped ‘The Balancing Act’ – from Brandstar Entertainment. Women who want a fast-paced half-hour of news you can use, and endless entertainment will be looking to the Balancing Act for their daily dose of trends and tips – featuring advice from the country’s leading experts.

MortgageBoard.com Selects mXpo.net 2009 Trade Show for Mortgage Professionals’ Virtual Job Fair Venue

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MortgageBoard.com, the mortgage professionals’ career website and Internet employment information resource for job seekers, employers and recruiters will conduct a virtual job fair on October 7 – 8 at mXpo.net 2009, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference and educational content platform flagship event.

mXpo.net Selects DepthPR to Promote Virtual Mortgage Trade Show to Mortgage Professionals, Mortgage Technology Vendors and Service Providers

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — mXpo, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference, job fair and educational content platform, has partnered with Depth Public Relations as the exclusive public relations provider for its 2009 industry-wide summit and expo for mortgage professionals on October 7 – 8.

LRM Industries Introduces HydroDome, the Next BIG Thing in Stormwater Management BMPs

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the game-changing HydroDome™ family of stormwater chambers. LRM will show HydroDome for first time from August 18th through the 20th at StormCon®, the annual stormwater conference to be held this year at the Marriott in Anaheim, California.

mXpo.net Hosts Mortgage Lending 2009 Virtual Trade Show

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — mXpo.net, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference, job fair and educational content platform, will host its flagship industry-wide summit and expo for mortgage professionals on October 7 – 8. mXpo invites mortgage professionals from wholesale and retail originators and loan officers, loan processors and back office personnel, executives and owners, to mortgage technology and services vendors.

ForeclosureDeals.com Reports on Foreclosure Filings for First Half of 2009

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals.com has been closely following and analyzing foreclosure filing data around the nation. For the first half of 2009, the company reports that foreclosure filings were just shy of two million. This number is a nine percent increase from the last six months of 2008 and a 15 percent increase from the first six months of 2008.

Wealthy Taste Launches Online High-end Directory to Protect Businesses and Consumers

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer Wealthy Taste Inc. launches its high-end online directory of products and services with the goal of protecting businesses and consumers. ‘Deep inside, people want the very best from life and most are willing to spend extra to purchase that Louis Vuitton bag or wait to get a table at The Tavern On The Green. They make the sacrifice willingly, knowing they will be rewarded with an excellent product or service,’ states Willie Garcia, CEO and President.

The Scuby Group Announces the Next Generation of Visual Web Advertising

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scubys is the most unique visual advertiser on the Web. Clients set their price and visitors to the site can quickly locate a business, service or product with the simple click of a mouse. What makes the Scubys.com site truly unique is its beautiful images and mapping. Users can literally cruise America with their favorite Internet-connected device.

LRM Industries Invents Twin Sheet Direct Thermoforming

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the invention of TSD Twin Sheet Direct™; a new innovative production process, extending the product value of its patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming™ technology, which was invented and commercialized by LRM in 2007.

Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.

LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted in the recapitalization of the former company into LRM Industries International, Inc.

SilverFast HDRi – The Ideal 64Bit Archive-Format for Images Containing the Maximum Dynamic Range Now Also Includes Dust and Scratches Information from the Scanner’s Infrared Channel

KIEL, Germany and SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging releases the new SilverFast 6.6.1, world-wide the first software generating perfect raw data from photos and slides. In order to generate perfect digital RAW data scanned from your originals, LaserSoft Imaging has developed a new 64 bit HDRi format for SilverFast 6.6.1 which not only contains complete image data but also has embedded the dust and scratch information from the scanner’s infrared channel.

ForeclosureDeals Does the Research for Its Clients

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals.com, a leading online foreclosure listings service announces that real estate executives say the regions that saw the biggest price spikes during the bubble continue to wrestle with the most foreclosures: California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona.

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argentech, Inc. today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silver in a unique complex for optimal delivery in the human body. The complex was granted broad patent protection in the U.S. and, recently, in Mexico as well. It also has patent protection overseas.

Loss Mitigation Helps People to Keep Their Homes

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home foreclosures continue to rise and people continue to lose their jobs. That’s why Campbell Law Firm, P.A., one of the nation’s leading loss mitigation law firms, is making every effort to help people stay in their homes, primarily through loan modifications. These modifications reduce a homeowner’s monthly mortgage payment and stop a pending foreclosure.

Almost There Charters Announces Customer Appreciation Fishing Bailout Packages

KEY WEST, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In lieu of a rocky start to 2009, Almost There Charters sees the tide beginning to turn. As a result, they have assembled three different fishing bailout plans to thank their current customers for their continued loyalty and to welcome new customers to rejuvenate their spirit. (AUDIO.)

Nextshore Helps Small and Medium Business with Technology Finance Offering

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nextshore LLC, an emerging leader in global outsourcing, today announced its own business stimulus package – that helps its customers go for a land grab on the Internet – by providing financing for website development. Nextshore can now offer qualified customers 100 percent financing on its products and services. Additionally, all contracts executed before July 4th, 2009 will receive a 10 percent discount in celebration of the American entrepreneurial spirit.

$53.5 million Land Donation to aid in Restoring Everglades Sets Land Partnership Standard for Local Governments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Okeechobee Land Dev. announced a land donation worth $53 million and 2,256 acres near Lake Okeechobee that will eventually help clean up polluted runoff flowing into local waterways has set a new standard in public-private partnerships. Martin County Commissioners unanimously endorsed the project Tuesday at their board meeting, and the South Florida Water Management governing board is set to approve the project Thursday.

Foreclosure Listing Website Helps Real Estate Investors to Find Best Bargains

MIAMI, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans have been awaiting the results of the recent bank stress tests which served to clarify banks’ capital needs. The results revealed that many banks won’t get a high enough price for their mortgage-related debt. As a result, Bank Foreclosures Sale has an extensive database of bank foreclosures and cheap houses for sale.

‘Summertime Blues Is Yesterday’s News’ Claims Leading RV Rental Outfit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s economy is finally showing some signs of life. Job losses are slowing; the stock market seems to have found solid ground and gas prices are half of what they were last year. ‘People are starting to feel more confident and have resumed living their lives,’ said Rob Tischler, President and CEO of Allstar Coaches. Over the last year many families have had to cut corners to save money.

ForeclosureDeals Reacts to the Current Home Foreclosure Crisis

MIAMI, Fla., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals announces that their comprehensive foreclosure listing website continues to provide people with significant foreclosure listing leads. The most recent move to meet the foreclosure crisis was the Treasury Department’s announcement that it is taking the first steps of action in addressing the loan modification program.