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Top Ten Family Travel Vacations Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Family Travel Vacation Experiences Worldwide as determined by the iExplore team of world travel experts. Top 10 Family Travel Vacations – Overall: Number 1 is Fly fishing in Scotland.

Busy Professionals Can Save Thousands with a Virtual Assistant

MT. VERNON, Ill., July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time and money: two resources busy professionals work hard to gain more of. The Office Next Door opened its virtual doors today, and offers solutions in each of these areas for small businesses and network marketers. By providing virtual administrative support services to business professionals, virtual assistants can save their clients literally thousands of dollars.

Top Ten Wildlife Safaris Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten World Safari Experiences as determined by the iExplore team of world travel experts. 1. Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Launches Travel Medicine Services

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Arlington Heights, announces new Travel Medicine services offered at the Arlington Heights office. This international travel consultation and inoculation service is open to established patients of Affinity Healthcare, as well as the general public.

Virtual Shopping Mall Knows What Women Want

CHICAGO, Ill., July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Parrish, creator and owner of ShopLadyZone.com, knows what women want and need. As a result, he created a virtual mall to save them time and money while offering unique and practical products. ‘I created ShopLadyZone exclusively for women,’ Parrish says.

Salesforce.com Usage Increases with FreshDM

CHICAGO, Ill., June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allegro Communications, Inc., direct marketing firm and developer of FreshDM, recently announced that FreshDM is now available for Salesforce.com(R). Putting FreshDM in the hands of a company’s sales team helps increase a company’s user adoption of Salesforce and helps salespeople close more sales.

Waggle Receives Editor’s Choice, Reader’s Choice Awards

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a book that Midwest Book Review has highly recommended as ‘an involving novel about an awakening sense of social responsibility,’ Joe Redden Tigan has received both the Editor’s Choice and Reader’s Choice designations from publisher iUniverse for his first novel, ‘Waggle’ (ISBN: 978-0-595-41619-6).

New Healthcare Payment System Offers 3.5 Billion in Cost Savings

CHICAGO, Ill., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MPA, a Chicago-based firm specializing in the analysis of healthcare data, announces their initial roll out of the GlobalPRIME(TM) Payment System – a healthcare payment system that supports a risk-adjusted global fee for warrantied care of a clinical episode.

GameBeat Studios Top Pick to Produce Music for the Illinois State Lottery 2008 Summer Campaign

CHICAGO, Ill., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GameBeat Studios is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to produce the music for the Illinois State Lottery’s 2008 summer campaign. Having beaten out several competitors, this is the second year in a row this award winning music production team has been chosen to do the music for the Lottery’s summer campaign.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Receives Accreditation for CT and Ultrasound

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC’s diagnostic imaging practice located at 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL was recently awarded accreditation for Computed Tomography (CT), as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Affinity Imaging has also been awarded accreditation by the ACR for Nuclear Medicine and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Affinity Healthcare, LLC Adds New Physicians

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare, LLC is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new physicians to its Internal Medicine clinical staff. Nancy V. Koch, MD. and Robert J. Kapicka, MD, FACP. Affinity Healthcare treats approximately 100,000 patients at offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, IL.

Chicago to Host ‘Oprah Sarcophagus’ from the Artist Who Created Nude Britney Spears on Bear Skin Rug

CHICAGO, Ill., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A gilded coffin lid bearing Oprah’s full-figured likeness by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, designed to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late, lands in Chicago this week. Edwards is offering his latest creation of the television icon to break the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals. The Oprah Sarcophagus, courtesy of NYC’s Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 24th.

Oprah Burial Mask a Tribute to Inner Beauty – Golden Likeness of TV Talk Queen Winfrey Debuts in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., April 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On the heels of last year’s farewell tour of the King Tut exhibit starts this year’s tour of the gilded likeness of talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey. The Oprah Burial Mask will debut in Chicago April 24th, near Oprah’s Harpo Studios at GARDENfresh Gallery, courtesy of NYC’s Leo Kesting Gallery.

Oprah Sarcophagus Reaches Out to Unprepared Retirees – Health Care Reform Will Come Too Late for Some Baby Boomers

CHICAGO, Ill., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With her endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Oprah is making known her views on the need for healthcare reform. But controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is urging talk show host Oprah Winfrey to do more by taking the time on her show to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late.

Air Quality Company Provides Free Furnace Testing and Inspection to Ensure Safe Air

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having healthy air in a home or workplace should not be a luxury, but a necessity. That’s why a new web site, SafeHVAC.com(TM), is offering free furnace tests and inspections to demonstrate not only how to improve air quality, but overall health. Home and business owners fill out a simple online form and are instantly registered for a free test; it’s that simple.

iExplore Expands Into The United Kingdom

CHICAGO, Ill. and LONDON, England, March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based iExplore formally announced its global expansion plans, with today’s launch of www.iExplore.co.uk, targeting adventure travelers in the U.K. It is the company’s first formal effort outside of the U.S. since the company launched in 1999. iExplore is hoping to become the #1 ranked website for adventure and experiential travel in the U.K., replicating the position it has held in the U.S. since 2000.

Pareto Building Improvement Publishes Guidebook to Help Building Professionals Achieve Highest Level of Success in an Increasingly Challenging Market

CHICAGO, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market – ‘Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).

Gluten-Free Restaurant Recommendations Double in Less Than 3 Months

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Based on the exploding demand for special diets supported by the gluten-free and food allergy communities, Glutenfreeonthego.com has more than doubled its North American listings within a 3-month timeframe. The world’s largest on-line directory of gluten-free eating establishments now includes 1000-plus gluten-free pizzerias, bakeries, restaurants, hotels, spas and even breweries across the U.S. and Canada!

Thomas J Bradley and Associates to Acquire Approximately $30,000,000 in Restaurants

CHICAGO, Ill. – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Chicago’s specialist for restaurant and tavern transactions, Tom Bradley, Broker, will be seeking a ‘multi-location transaction’ or the purchase of a small restaurant chain. Thomas J Bradley & Associates owns and operates the BradleyBrokers.com website which generates Illinois’ largest, most targeted, web traffic in this brokerage segment.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2007

CHICAGO, Ill. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position for the third straight year, and the rest of the top 10 was largely unchanged from 2006.

Mary Carey Partners with SwappWatch(TM)

CHICAGO, Ill. – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SwappWatch.com has partnered with Mary Carey Productions to unveil an exclusive line of SwappWatch(TM). The contract creates the launch of the Mary Carey line of SwappWatch(TM) watches which will be available to the public in January 2008.

Announcing the Launch of Affinity Healthcare

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The internal medicine/family practice medical group practices formerly named Greater Northwest Medical Group, North Suburban Internists and Adult Care Specialists have merged to become Affinity Healthcare, LLC.

OpenNETCF Brings ASP.NET to Windows CE

CHICAGO, Ill. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenNETCF Consulting announces the launch of a new product – Padarn – an ASP.NET web server for Windows CE. Designed primarily for embedded applications requiring remote network access for configuration of data access, Padarn is a lightweight ASP.NET web server designed to run under Windows CE.

Peoria Fertility Center Announces Change in Management

PEORIA, Ill. – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(TM)) have announced that Dr. Milton McNichol will assume the role of Medical Director of SIRM-Central Illinois, located in Peoria. Dr. McNichol is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who joins SIRM-Central Illinois from an infertility practice in Shawnee Mission.

Atreus Integrates BEA AquaLogic(R) BPM with IMS Provisioning Solution

CHICAGO, Ill. – NXTcomm – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for IMS-based services, today announced that Atreus has integrated the BEA AquaLogic(R) BPM suite into its xAuthority IP Service Provisioning platform. This integration is designed to help service providers to readily blend complex IMS services and to create new user-centric portal applications.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2006

CHICAGO, Ill. – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore (iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position, despite the increased turmoil in the Middle East in 2006. Antarctica and Argentina made their first appearance in iExplore’s top ten.

NEW Java Juice Jacks Up Chicago Ride for AIDS

CHICAGO, IL – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Look out, Red Bull, Venom and Whoopass. The riders on this year’s Ride for AIDS Chicago, June 3rd and 4th, are being powered by Java Juice(R). Java Juice, the first pure coffee extract ‘straight from the bean’ in Venice, California, has found acceptance on the Appalachian Trail, camp sites, organic markets and culinary institutions.

Top Ten World Travel Destinations In 2005

CHICAGO, IL – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers.

iExplore Upgrades Website – Adds ‘Find A Travel Buddy’

CHICAGO, IL – July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iExplore announced today the launch of the newest version of its award-winning adventure travel website. Version 4.0 includes richer content and community sections. iExplore has been named the ‘Best Adventure Travel Website’ by Forbes Magazine for five years in a row.

Proprietary Human Capital Measurement Model for Training Validated

CHICAGO, Ill., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. reports the results of a study validating their learning measurement technology and models. KnowledgeAdvisors proprietary learning analytics technology, Metrics that Matter(TM) wraps automation and templates around world renowned learning measurement methodologies of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick, author of the Four Levels of Learning Evaluation, and Dr. Jack Phillips, author of the Phillips ROI Process. In doing so, KnowledgeAdvisors created a practical, scaleable and repeatable approach to valuing human capital performance changes due to training.

iExplore Announces 2005 Top Ten World Travel Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill. – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a mid-year update, iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announces the list of ‘Top Ten World Travel Destinations’ in 2005 (to date) as determined by bookings of its adventure and experiential travelers between January 1, 2005 and May 31, 2005.

Madagascar Movie Stimulating Travel Demand to Country – iExplore Launches New Safari to Madagascar to Meet Needs

CHICAGO, Ill. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raking in $101 million since its debut, the animated film ‘Madagascar’ is not only driving box office sales, it is stimulating new travel demand to Madagascar, the island nation located of the southeastern coast of Africa. This is based on actual sales trends seen by iExplore (www.iExplore.com), a leading seller of adventure and experiential travel, who specializes in African safaris.

Images of Nature® Announces an Evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception

OAK BROOK, Ill. – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Images of Nature(R) gallery in Oakbrook Center announces an evening with Thomas D. Mangelsen and Grand Opening Reception Saturday, June 11th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tom Mangelsen (www.mangelsen.com) will be making his first personal appearance in Oak Brook and is looking forward to sharing the stories of his travels.