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Celebrate the Arts at Jeff Fest – July 24-26, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine dancers hanging high above your head. Or an interactive drum experience for the whole family. Or seeing Hawaiian dancers in your own Chicago neighborhood. All this and more will be at Jeff Fest July 24-26, 2015.

Tatt2Away Announces First New Non-Laser Tattoo Removal System in Illinois

ALTON, Ill., May 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc., Sandy, Utah, is pleased to announce that Piasa Body Art of Alton, Illinois, specializing in all aspects of tattooing – as well as body piercing – is bringing together the old-school ways of tattoos with the latest innovations in the industry.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-Day Musical Lineup Featuring Jonathan Jackson + Enation, July 24-26, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago’s Northwest side. This year’s headlining music act is Jonathan Jackson + Enation, an anthemic Alt/Rock/Pop three piece from Nashville, Tenn. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Radio Cinematic, through Loud and Proud Records.

SuperSikh and The Atma Defenders – A Multiracial Team of Superheroes Fighting for Justice!

CHICAGO, Ill., May 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Super Sikh Comics LLC commenced production of issue #1 of their comic book series after successfully launching Issue #0 at C2E2, Chicago. With over 1,200 copies of Issue #0 sold in a single weekend, the immediate success of ‘SuperSikh’ exceeded all expectations.

Congressman Lamar Smith Receives ACG Growth Award

CHICAGO, Ill., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, today awarded the ACG Growth Awards to Congressman Lamar Smith, R-Texas. Inaugurated in 2014, the Growth Award is ACG’s highest recognition for service to middle-market businesses.

Consumer-Friendly Website Launched by Recognized Expert on Long Term Care Insurance Planning

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann, one of the nation’s leading experts on Long Term Insurance, has launched a new educational website which will allow consumers to learn more about this important retirement planning topic.

Mentalist and Futurist Sidney Friedman Predicts 2015 including ‘Molar Vortex’

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As seen for 16 years on numerous media including the ‘Today Show’ and ‘The View’ with a 72 percent overall accuracy to date, for the 17th straight year mentalist/futurist/author SIDNEY FRIEDMAN releases his annual predictions covering the Oscars, the economy, weather, celebrities and more.

Level Funded Health Offers Affordable Care Act Alternative to U.S. Small Business Owners

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is Level Funded Health the new escape hatch from Obama Care for small businesses with healthy employees? It could be. Level Funded Health may just be the answer to many small businesses’ concerns over rising health insurance premiums because it can potentially provide them a 30 to 40 percent annual refund on their health benefit costs.

Earth Mama Top Secret – ‘A Marijuana Inspired Vodka’

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Mama Vodka LLC today announced that Earth Mama(TM) Top Secret Vodka is coming to stores near everybody. Earth Mama Top Secret Vodka, which is ‘A Marijuana Inspired Vodka’ is the most radical, incredible, life altering super spirit brand to ever appear. Earth Mama Top Secret is a true super-premium vodka that has the real taste and smell of – you guessed it – pot! (Product contains no marijuana.)

eValuation ZONE Introduces eVal Hybrid 1.0

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National valuation services provider, eValuation ZONE, Inc., announced today the launch of their new USPAP compliant product eVal 1.0, a hybrid valuation report utilized for a variety of programs such as HELOCs, REOs, as well as purchases and refinances for non-agency and portfolio programs.

Avoiding the Dodgeballs…At Work, A Young Woman’s Guide to Succeeding at a First Job

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writing under the pen name E. Marie, first time author Emerald Betts announces the October 15, 2014 release of her book, ‘Avoiding the Dodgeballs…At Work, A Young Woman’s Guide to Succeeding at a First Job’ (ISBN: 9781484033951).

Cogensia Continues to Expand with Announcement of 8 New Hires for Customer-Centric Marketing

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In order to continue to deliver on the promise of customer-centric marketing, Cogensia welcomes 8 new hires to its staff. Cogensia is a customer marketing solutions firm empowering clients with data and insights.

Firetainment to Unveil New Fire Tables at International Furniture Expo

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Firetainment, a leading manufacturer of fire pit tables, will debut three new fire table designs at the 2014 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 16 – 19. These new additions to the Firetainment product line will be on display at trade show booth 7-2019.

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.