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Page 5 of Illinois Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Hardin and Pope Counties Targeted for Mine Subsidence Education

ROSICLARE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its continuing effort to educate Illinois property owners, the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) announced that residents of Hardin and Pope Counties should be aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned, underground mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

Residents of Henry County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

KEWANEE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Henry County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

Ancona Jewelers Launches New Collection – Sip, Savor and Sparkle

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a night out with the girls? Ancona Jewelers is excited to announce a launch party for a brand new, beautiful and versatile collection – 18k925 – an addition to the Tacori brand. This event takes place on October 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Ancona Jewelers, 1570 West Lake Street, Addison, IL.

Lion Technology Presenting Hazardous Waste Management Fall Workshops for Midwest Companies

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. An Illinois recycling facility faces a $700,000 fine for violating the RCRA hazardous waste regulations (EPA 5/6/10). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop regionally throughout September.

Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars – Dallas and Peoria Donations Part of Sher Institute ‘Giving Back’ Program

PEORIA, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced that they will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars in Peoria, Illinois on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Dallas, Texas on Sunday, Sept. 26.

Gold Strike! Mining L-and-D Data

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report investigating the current state of talent management analytics and determining how and to what extent organizations are mining their data to extract value.

Lion Technology Environmental Health and Safety Training Helps Facilities Avoid Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 cited an Illinois recycling facility for the improper management of hazardous waste and proposed a penalty for non-compliance with the EPA Hazardous Waste Regulations in excess of $700,000.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Its Annual 2010 Regional User Group Dates and Locations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its annual 2010 Regional User Groups where Metrics that Matter users are enabled to take their measurement practices one bold step further.

KnowledgeAdvisors Celebrates its Ten Year Anniversary

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, celebrated ten years of world-class performance this July. In 2000, Kent Barnett founded KnowledgeAdvisors. The inspiration behind KnowledgeAdvisors arose from his dissatisfaction by the lack of measurement solutions available to express the relationship between the real impact of training and organizational performance.

KnowledgeAdvisors Adds Two Prestigious Members to Its Advisory Board

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. announced today that David Vance and Frank Anderson will be joining their renowned Advisory Board. Vance and Anderson will ensure KnowledgeAdvisors remains focused on executive level talent development reporting and analytics in the public and private sector.

KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.

Learning Measurement Seminar Hosted by KnowledgeAdvisors and Bersin and Associates

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, and Bersin and Associates, the only research and advisory firm focusing on enterprise learning and talent management, will host a complimentary breakfast briefing, Innovation in Learning Measurement: High-Impact Measurement Framework, on August 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Words of the Founders by Paul Rosenberg – A New Book Release

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Words of the Founders’ (ISBN: 978-0979987731), a new book by Paul Rosenberg, author of the counter-culture classic ‘A Lodging of Wayfaring Men,’ is released for sale today by Ascoli Publishing and Vera Verba Publishing. Rosenberg has assembled 570 timely and poignant quotes from America’s Founding Fathers.

KnowledgeAdvisors Study of Manager Engagement Reveals Intriguing Insights Relevant to Development of Successful Employees

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report analyzing the effect of managers upon the development of their talent pool. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of manager engagement.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Two Promotions

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce two key staff promotions from within the organization. Timothy W. Polz, a Senior Project Developer for the past three years has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. In his new role, Tim will oversee all aspects of company operations with a focus on business, finance, administration and legal matters.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Adds Neurology Specialty

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove announces the addition of a Neurology specialist to its cadre of 34 physicians. Dr. Daniel B. Cacioppo, MD will treat patients by appointment at the Affinity Healthcare LLC office located at 1450 Busch Parkway, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter v12.0 Focusing on Usability, Engagement and Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V12.0 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R) Metrics that Matter(R) is an on-demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) Human Capital Analytics system that allows you to cost-effectively measure and increase the impact of your human capital processes from recruiting to leadership development.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn the Latest DHS/DOT Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations.

KnowledgeAdvisors Named Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award as named by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Frigid Fluid Co. Launches First Bottle Recycling Program for Funeral Industry

NORTHLAKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frigid Fluid Co., a leading manufacturer of mortuary products, announced this week that it is launching a customer recycling program. In an industry that generates an estimated 2.8 million bottles annually that’s a lot of bottles that may ultimately end up in landfills. In the past few years, the green movement has certainly touched the death care industry and there is an ever-increasing public sentiment that greener methods should be available and introduced.

KnowledgeAdvisors System Interoperability adds SkillSoft’s SkillPort Integration and Updates GeoLearning GeoMaestro

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has added SkillSoft’s (NASDAQ: SKIL) SkillPort(TM) Learning Management System to their very successful system interoperability program. In addition, support of GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro 5 Series LMS Suite has been added. The program allows companies with investments in learning management systems, such as SkillSoft’s SkillPort, GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro(TM) and others.

Designer Allie Yoko Launches Athletic Apparel Company – White Iguana Apparel

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designer Allie Yoko has combined her Black Orchid Fashion line into a new athletic apparel company known as White Iguana Apparel (wiapparel). Allie has created this apparel with 94 percent viscose from organic microfiber bamboo fabric that was woven in the USA and produced by garment manufacturers in the USA.

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Launches New Website: Reaching Voters in New and Exciting Ways

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., the incumbent candidate for Illinois 2nd Congressional district, has launched his new Website. The site focuses on new Web strategies to increase the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts for the campaign. The new Website encourages supporters to share their ideas with the Congressman, participate in polls and attend fundraising events.

KnowledgeAdvisors Research Provides Revealing Glimpse into Employee Competency Strengths and Weaknesses

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a new benchmark research report analyzing employee competency rating patterns. The research utilized KnowledgeAdvisors Metrics that Matter analytics tool and its Talent and Performance Measurement Multi-Rater capability to easily create the rater network, distribute the competency instruments, and report the data.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 8th Annual Symposium: Optimizing the Performance of People

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced the 8th Annual Symposium with the theme Optimizing the Performance of People. The Symposium will be the premier event in 2010 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

TZ Locking Technology Featured on the Dell Adamo XPS

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telezygology Inc. (TZ) today announces that TZ Intevia(R) technology is featured in the Dell Adamo XPS ultra-thin premium laptop product to electronically secure the lid and, with the swipe of a finger, allow user access. Designed and engineered with assistance from TZ’s product development subsidiary, Product Development Technologies (PDT), the Adamo now claims the ‘world’s thinnest notebook’ crown.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Performance Optimization Framework Using Six Sigma to Measure Human Capital Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a methodology and toolset to measure human capital effectiveness known as the Performance Optimization Framework. The Performance Optimization Framework is grounded in Six Sigma and is designed to help organizations improve the effectiveness of their talent development process.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Metrics that Matter V11.2 with Powerful New Learning and Talent Analytics Impact Capabilities

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V11.2 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R). Metrics that Matter is an on-demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) Human Capital Analytics system that allows you to cost-effectively measure and increase the impact of your human capital processes from recruiting to leadership development.

University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University – Oxford in 2000.