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Cogensia announces expansion with hire of Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, along with 3 new hires

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia continues to grow its management team through addition of several new employees at Cogensia; including Barbara Olson as Senior Vice President, Loyalty Solutions, Mary Kay Simpson as Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Albert Pardilla as Manager, Client Solutions, and Andie Kulach as Account Manager.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Musical Lineup: Headliners include The Bad Examples, Shape Shifter and Brushville

CHICAGO, Ill., July 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago’s Northwest neighborhood, Jefferson Park, plays host to its ever-popular three-day Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. The festival takes place on the grounds of Chicago’s Jefferson Memorial Park. Jeff Fest is presented by 45th Ward Alderman Arena, Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Jefferson Park Advisory Council and the Chicago Park District.

Visions Business Solutions Named Greentree International Partner of the Year

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visions Business Solutions, a Chicago-based ERP software solution company, has been named Partner of the Year in the Greentree Awards 2014. Visions Business Solutions is part of the Greentree worldwide partner organization.

The Compliance Group Expands in Illinois – Federal, State and Local Oversight Creates Complex Regulatory Environment for Mortgage Lenders and Servicers

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), is pleased to announce its expanded presence in Illinois in response to significant Federal, state and local regulatory oversight affecting mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers in the state.

Chicago Native Jazz Vocalist Educator Lenora Zenzalai Helm Invited to Perform in Concert with the Durham Symphony Orchestra

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Zenzalai Helm has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program ‘Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.’

Cogensia Company Growth Results in Hire of Craig Bettmann and Promotion of Joel Schiltz

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia announced today that Craig Bettmann has joined Cogensia as Vice President, Client Solutions and Joel Schiltz has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Client Solutions.

CAC Group Growth Sets Stage for New Company Name

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAC Group, Inc. announced this week that it is now Cogensia. The name change is the result of a 12-year process that has now come to be realized. Since its founding, CAC Group has provided premium analytical consulting for some of the country’s largest marketers.

Peel to Exhibit Flexible Packaging in the States

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. is the largest national market for flexible packaging and the value it brings to brand owners through versatility and potential for innovation. Peel Plastic Products Ltd. is bringing this value to the brand owners attending two U.S. September trade shows – HH Backer Total Pet Expo and Pack Expo. Peel is exhibiting in booth 1733 at the Total Pet Expo and booth S6075 at Pack Expo.

New Loyalty Practice Offers Proof Positive of Success

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAC Group, Inc., a customer marketing solutions firm, announced this week the launching of a new division to focus on loyalty program performance – Truth in Loyalty(TM).

Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. – 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon – 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o’clock. Children under 12 are free.

Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Creates Three Fun-Filled Days for Fest-Goers July 26-28, 2013

CHICAGO, Ill., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival features something for everyone from dancers to musicians, actors and artists, and a hands-on community paint project. The three-day festival kicks off Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013. Located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park on Chicago’s Northwest side, Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival has become one of Chicago’s most highly anticipated neighborhood music festivals of the summer.

Introducing Golf Pipeline, the new way to manage your game

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golf enthusiasts will smile at this: Introducing Golf Pipeline – a place where you can now track every aspect of your golf game in one convenient and comprehensive website! Golf Pipeline provides a place to search and book tee times, invite your friends to join in the game, track your scores as you go, and much more. Golf Pipeline is your one stop website for all of your golfing needs.

New to Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is a Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by Chicago Creative Coalition

CHICAGO, Ill., May 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New to fest-goers at the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-28, 2013, is a much-anticipated Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by the Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) entitled ‘C3 PhotoArt Fest.’ The show will be limited to no more than 50 selected images and is open to original works. C3 invites you to submit images online by June 7, 2013. The entry fee is $35, and covers up to four images.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band

CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park’s lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.

I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged

CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.

VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of Tarun Chandran

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its real estate practice with the addition of Tarun Chandran, who joins as a partner based in Chicago. Mr. Chandran brings considerable experience in commercial real estate and real estate finance transactions to VLP.

Free iPhone and iPad App Reinvents How We Use the Dictionary!

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BiBa Soft, a small app development company, has reinvented how we use the dictionary by turning it into a fun interactive word game. Play Dictionary shows a definition of a word from the dictionary then asks you to figure that word out using the least amount of definitions.

Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statement regarding shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Several people have been injured in a shooting incident. The Sikh community in the United States has been active citizens since the late 1800’s in the USA. Sikhism is a monotheistic faith that requires them to wear a turban and one of the youngest religions in the world. ‘The incident in Milwaukee has been a shock, we are concerned about the victims and their families. We understand that this was a ‘random’ act and not one motivate by race. So, we are asking for the support from the greater community for their prayers for the victims and their families,’ said Amarjit Singh from the Illinois Sikh Community Center.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces New Research Highlighting Metrics that Matter(R)

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors today announced that Bersin and Associates, the leading research and advisory services firm, released a brand new research bulletin that reviews KnowledgeAdvisors world-class integrated learning measurement solution, Metrics that Matter(R).

Blue City Chicago Apartments, An Apartment Locating Service Has New Website

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue City Chicago Apartments, Inc. has recently launched a re-designed website that offers Chicago apartment renters an easier and faster means to help them find their next apartment.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Autumn 2011: Measurement Takes On New Meaning!

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Autumn 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R).

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 10th Annual Symposium: Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the 10th Annual Symposium with the theme ‘Engaging Executives with World-Class Reporting.’ The Symposium will be the premier event in 2012 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

Titan Lenders Corp., IDS Co-Sponsor Author Robert Stowe England’s ‘Black Box Casino’ Event Oct. 10 at MBA’s 98th Annual Convention

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Lenders Corp. (TLC), a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource company, and International Document Services (IDS), Inc., a mortgage document preparation vendor, are co-sponsoring financial author Robert Stowe England’s book discussion and signing event for his recently released book ‘Black Box Casino’ (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Key Promotion

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce a key staff promotion from within the organization. Thomas G. Swierczewski, Senior Project Developer for the past 1 1/2 years has been promoted to Director of Development.

Author Robert Stowe England Premieres Forthcoming Book ‘Black Box Casino’ October 10 at MBA’s 98th Annual Convention in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial author Robert Stowe England will host a book discussion and signing event for his soon-to-be released tome ‘Black Box Casino’ (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago. The signing will take place on Oct. 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the East Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

KnowledgeAdvisors Performance Solutions Suite Hits Bullseye for Sustainable Impact Measurement of Leadership, On-boarding and Sales Training Programs

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it has designed three performance measurement solutions specifically targeting leadership, sales and on-boarding training programs to provide clients with the reporting and analytics required to accelerate performance improvement.

Kevin Oakes Joins KnowledgeAdvisors Board of Directors

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it has elected Kevin Oakes to its Board of Directors.

KnowledgeAdvisors to Sponsor CLO Fall 2011 Symposium

CHICAGO, Ill.(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced that it will be an Executive Sponsor of the Fall 2011 CLO Symposium, which will explore the role of learning and workforce development in shaping the future for organizations. The CLO Fall 2011 Symposium will be held from October 12th – 14th at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel (One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629).

KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Next Step Toward Uniform Talent Development Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, ‘Standard Definitions and Agreed Measurements: A Common Language for Consistent, Clear and Uniform Talent Development Reporting,’ available for immediate complimentary download.

KnowledgeAdvisors Talent Development Reporting Solution Transcends Executive Reporting Needs

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a leading provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper (i) focusing on executive reporting needs based on survey research and (ii) providing insight on how they are accordingly met with KnowledgeAdvisors’ unique approach, Talent Development Reporting Principles.

In Memoriam: Passing of Thomas A. Moretti – Renowned Packard Car Restorer

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas A. Moretti (‘Tom’), age 71, a 26 year resident of Inverness, IL passed away due to complications from lung cancer surrounded by his daughters on June 14, 2011. Tom is survived by his loving daughters, Joette (Mark) Doran and Suzette (Jim) Roppel and his cherished grandchildren Jay and Sarah. His brother James Moretti, sisters Rita Kincess and Carol Gilio also survive him. Tom was a successful business man and renowned Packard car restorer and authority.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Spring 2011: It’s All About You!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Spring 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter.

Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II: An Action Packed Science Fiction Novel At Its Best

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5), is a compelling science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Its Annual 2011 Regional User Group Dates and Locations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its annual 2011 Regional User Groups where Metrics that Matter users are enabled to maximize their measurement practices.

New Legislation Could Slow Illinois Foreclosures Further

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illinois foreclosures dropped sharply in the first quarter, reports ForeclosureDeals, a leading provider of foreclosure news and foreclosure listings. In addition, new measures to fight foreclosures by the state could lead to higher prices for Illinois foreclosures in the near future, making the foreclosure discounts investors are used to harder to come by.

Orsini Healthcare Launches Redesigned Website

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orsini Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of their completely redesigned corporate website, orsinihealthcare.com. The redeveloped site offers a fresh new look with significant improvements in navigation and comprehensive descriptions about Orsini Healthcare’s multiple service offerings.

KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Landmark Approach to Reporting Talent and Development Metrics

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, ‘Talent Development Reporting Principles: Proving Value with Consistent, Clear and Uniform Reports,’ available for immediate complimentary download.

The Adventure Continues with ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II,’ a New Action-Packed Science Fiction Novel by Jorge Scerba

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5) by Jorge Scerba, just released by Bookstand Publishing, is an action-packed science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

Midwest Wind Energy Suspends Development Activity in Wisconsin

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In view of continued regulatory uncertainty in the State of Wisconsin a leading wind farm developer has announced that it has suspended development activity until a more predicable climate can be restored. Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) has been developing utility scale wind farms in Wisconsin since 2003 and has two of its developed projects operating.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Next Generation Executive Reporting for Talent Development

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced it has undertaken a landmark effort in developing a set of Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRP) for L&D measurement.