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Free to Smile in The Sunshine State: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the “Health Exchange”). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.

Joshuacord Inc. Announces Fourth Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk Nov. 19, 2016 Displaying Persecuted Ribbon for Support

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.

Joshuacord Announces Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run-Walk Nov. 14, 2015 displaying the persecuted ribbon for support

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord Inc. announces its Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk for November 14, 2015 and displaying the persecuted ribbon for support. Joshuacord is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

St. Pete’s Woman Boxer Noemi Bosques’ Dream Comes True

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noemi Bosques has dreamed about fighting for a world title since her father laced on her first boxing gloves at the tender age of three. On December 13 at the Florida State Fairgrounds, the St. Petersburg native will have her wish come true when she fights Pueblo, Colorado’s Chantel Cordova in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBU (World Boxing Union) World Super Flyweight Championship, PPR Management announced today.

Advanced Resources Marketing Announces the Opening of Its Satellite Office in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country’s largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM’s distribution network.

Telovations Announces Enhanced Partner Programs – Debuting at Channel Partner Expo in Orlando

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a next generation Communications Company, announced today its latest Partner Programs, available to resellers and MSPs. The two new, innovative programs are being introduced at the Channel Partner Expo in Orlando, Fla.

Telovations Makes Inc. 500/5000 for 3rd Consecutive Year

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, the Southeast’s leading Cloud Communications company, announced Inc. magazine has ranked Telovations No. 1820 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, 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 entrepreneurs.

Bay Area Businesses Recognized for Bringing Job and Revenue Growth to Florida

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the economic recovery is slow, there are many bright spots in Tampa Bay. Telovations, along with two other Tampa companies, Bayshore Solutions and ReliaQuest, are recognized by The Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) at the University of Central Florida as Florida Companies to Watch.

Telovations Launches VocalQ – Receives Rave Reviews at Enterprise Connect

TAMPA, Fla., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a next generation Communications Company, announced today its latest product innovation, VocalQ(SM), a hosted recording and analytics platform. VocalQ measures your company’s communication intelligence and allows you to discover the true conversations that are happening within your business.

Telovations and Resource Partners Group Announce Partnership – Expanding Telovations’ Services to Chicago and Mid-West

TAMPA, Fla., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a next generation Communications Company has signed an agreement with Resource Partners Group Inc. of Chicago to become a Channel Partner. Resource Partners Group will now be selling Telovations’ hosted services to enterprises throughout the United States.

360 Mortgage Group Supports Mortgage Brokers Through 2012 Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals Annual Trade Show Sponsorship

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is sponsoring the upcoming Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) annual trade show on Tuesday, March 6 in Tampa, Florida.

Sky Ball League Begins Airing Championship Games in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sky Ball League, the exciting next generation coed pro sport, begins airing the first of the two-part Tournament of Champions this weekend on Fox Sport Florida, Saturday, September 17 at 11 a.m. This is the culmination of Sky Ball League’s first season.

Florida Eyes Tampa Dragons as They Take on Los Angeles 405s in New Pro Ball League Semi-Finals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tampa Dragons, a new team in the up-and-coming national Sky Ball League, can be seen battling the Los Angeles 405’s in the Sky Ball League semi-finals (previously taped in L.A.) airing August 20 and 27 in Florida on the Fox Sports Network, on WTVT-13 in Tampa and on DIRECTV nationwide (check local listings for times).

J.S. Cruise Line Announces Vigorous Relaunch

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J.S. Cruise Line, the new world of travel, has been struggling to keep up in an economy that is under attack. However, a recent influx of cash may be just what the company needs to attract and retain new customers.

Telovations Launches Speech Assist – Enhances Phone System Functionality with Voice Recognition

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud Communications services to business has launched Speech Assist, a voice recognition technology for Auto Attendants. With Speech Assist Telovations’ customers can easily and cost effectively add speech recognition to their call flows, allowing callers to quickly reach who they need without the frustration of traditional dial-by-name look-ups.

Profitable Organizer Website Helps People Turn Clutter into Cash

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Profitable Organizer, LLC, announced this week the launch of its new website designed to provide people with the necessary tools, products and support needed to teach them how to become a professional organizer and set up their own business.

Cloud Communications Leader Telovations Expands with Acquisition of FeatureTel

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of cloud communications services to business, announces the acquisition of FeatureTel, the leading IP telephony company in North Carolina. The acquisition expands the Telovations network footprint, increases its software integration capabilities and strengthens the company’s customer base. In addition, the company will be expanding its customer service team in both North Carolina and Florida.

Telovations Launches Anywhere4Office 4G Enabled Business Class Communications

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud Communications services to businesses has launched Anywhere4Office, a business class communications solution using Cisco SPA525G wireless IP phones, Telovations’ Cloud PBX services and 4G wireless connectivity. Anywhere4Office is a perfect solution for businesses that need to set up disaster recovery locations.

Telovations’ Kevin Donald Named CFO of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in the Small Private Business Category

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tampa Bay Business Journal named Kevin Donald of Telovations CFO of the Year in the Small Private Business Category at a sold out awards luncheon honoring Bay Area CFOs on February 24, 2011. Donald was among 29 CFOs recognized at the luncheon.

New Christmas Song Brings More Meaning to the Holidays

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just released this week by Good Gets Better Publishing, is a new Christmas song, titled ‘Haley’s Christmas,’ performed by 13 year old Haley Mann. Haley’s Christmas tells the story of a young girl who looks forward to seeing her father on Christmas day who only visits her once a year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Florida Residents: Your Used Tent Needed in Haiti Now

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. Florida residents and businesses can get involved!

Financial Foundation Group Tampa – Hope for Children though Toys

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2009 was a landmark year for the Financial Foundation Group. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. A combined effort of our country’s great U.S. Marine Corps, as well as many excited members of the Tampa office, created the opportunity for FFG to give back to the community that supports it by hosting a Holiday brunch and Toys for Tots collection event on December 12, 2009.

Maxx Merchants Announces New Partnership with PenSoft

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxx Merchants announced today that it has partnered with PenSoft to provide PenSoft’s clients with merchant services. PenSoft is a leading manufacturer of payroll software designed to help small to mid-sized businesses and payroll service providers process payroll and related tax requirements faster, easier and more cost effectively. Through this partnership, PenSoft’s clients will be able to accept credit cards and utilize other merchant services through the PenSoft software at a discounted rate.

New Book Exonerates Thomas Jefferson in DNA Controversy over Slaves and Sally Hemings

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘In Defense Of Thomas Jefferson’ (ISBN: 978-0-312-56100-0), has just been published by St. Martins Press and concerns the major historical controversy surrounding Mr. Jefferson and his slave, Sally Hemings. ‘In Defense’ definitively destroys the cultural myth that Jefferson had any relationship with Ms. Hemings.

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.

Telovations Launches Nationwide Managed MPLS Network – Expanding Service Throughout the U.S.

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a leading provider of hosted voice services to business customers, today announced it has expanded the Telovations Real-Time Network(SM) throughout the U.S. with the launch of a nationwide flat-rate Managed MPLS Network. The Managed MPLS Network will provide the necessary backbone for Telovations to expand its outsourced communications solutions to business customers that also require a wide area network for connectivity between branch locations.

Telovations Opens New Office and Offers Service to Jacksonville, Fla., Businesses

TAMPA, Fla., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a leading provider of hosted voice services to small and medium businesses and branch locations of large enterprises, today announced it has expanded its all-IP Real-Time Network(SM) to the Jacksonville, Fla., metropolitan area. The company has opened a branch office to provide the highest-quality support and service on a local level.

Telovations and Tech Data U.S. Partner to Deliver Managed Voice Services

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc. and Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq GS: TECD) today announced a strategic partnership designed to extend Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to select Tech Data resellers in 16 U.S. markets. Tech Data will offer its resellers the ability to promote Telovations’ Managed Voice Services to their customer base.

Keith J. Powell Named Vice President of Sales at Telovations

TAMPA, Fla. – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc. today announced that Keith J. Powell has been named vice president of sales. Keith will be responsible for commercial direct sales, enterprise sales and the channel partner sales groups. He will report directly to the company president and CEO. Keith brings his more than 20 years of senior sales management experience in telecom and related industries to Telovations.