Boston Business News

News from Boston, Massachusetts (MA) USA – Boston business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Including finance, entertainment, tech news.

Boston Event Presents Revolutionary Look at the Source of America’s Founding Principles

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film “Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America” which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.

New, Unique Service for Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association’s (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in “Transformative Moments,” meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

Vexti Signs License Agreement

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vexti Corporation announced on July 21, 2015 it has entered into a licensing agreement with Northeastern University and Brown University based on research and intellectual property in the fields of antimicrobial surface coating and surface modification technologies.

Former FBI Agent Turns Back the Clock with Release of ‘784 Broadway’

BOSTON, Mass., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller ‘Necessary Assets,’ has shifted genres with his second book, ‘784 Broadway’ (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family’s small greengrocer store in New York’s Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.

Truebridge Announces Cybersecurity Content Update

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, a content marketing company serving the financial industry, is excited to announce the newest update to its Content Marketing System.

East Cambridge Savings Bank Turns to Content Marketing to Boost Sales

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, a financial marketing company based in Boston, is pleased to announce East Cambridge Savings Bank’s launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of Truebridge’s Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to Content Marketing to increase revenue.

EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.

Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

VLP Corporate Practice Continues to Grow on East Coast with Addition of Timothy R. Bowers

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Timothy R. Bowers, who joins as partner based in Boston.

Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum announces 3 Events to Inform and Educate about Cannabis and Developing Mass. Marijuana Industry

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry’s best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth.

Former FBI Agent’s Novel Delivers Riveting, Realistic Terror Plot

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Publishing is proud to announce the publication of the novel, ‘Necessary Assets’ (ISBN: 978-1490997469) by James Ring of Boston and South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Truebridge Launches New Product for Banks and Credit Unions: The Business Answer Center

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge Financial Marketing today announced the launch of the Business Answer Center, a new marketing system that provides the bank and credit union clients of Truebridge with an innovative way to deliver financial education to their business customers and generate sales at the financial institutions.

Mass Challenge Finalist WomenLEAD, Inc. launches Campaign to Honor Women Who Lead

BOSTON, Mass., May 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or ‘personal advisory board’ made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.

Localization LLC Translations Continues to Expand Into New Boston and New England Markets Offering Translation and Language Services

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Localization LLC Translations is happy to announce its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts at One Boston Place (201 Washington Street, Suite 2600). This new location is the result of the expanding need for translation and language service in today’s challenging business market.

New Concept in Retirement Planning Announced by Omni Publishing Co.

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Publishing Co. announces the launch of a new concept in retirement planning with a Dec. 4, 2012, seminar designed to address the non-financial, soft-side of retirement.

Expanding On Their Anti Bullying Mission, Project Moves Dance Company Announces Season Opener: One Human Race

BROCKTON, Mass., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project Moves Dance Company, Inc., the resident company of The Gold School of Dance Art in Brockton, Mass., is proud to announce its inaugural season opener, One Human Race. Performances for One Human Race will be held March 17 and 18, 2012, at the Boston Center for the Arts, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion.

Businesses Come to Localization, LLC While Polishing Their Foreign Language Skills

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Ray Michaels, founder of Localization, LLC, has recently announced that the sluggish economy has forced companies to look into Canadian, European, Asian and South American markets and while they are working on that French pronunciation, managers now come to Localization, LLC Translation Services for translation and language support.

Treadstone 71 Selected to Deliver Open Source Intelligence Training

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today that Jeff Bardin, Treadstone’s Chief Intelligence Officer, has been selected to deliver Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training at all 2012 SecureWorld Expo conferences. Bardin will teach ‘Introduction to OSINT’ starting on March 28 in Boston.

Loureiro Engineering Associates Announces Strategic New Hire and New Office Location

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award – Firm Honored for Spa-style Bath in Cambridge Colonial

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations is the winner of a 2011 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Silver Award for its thoughtful introduction of a modern spa-style bath into a 1915 Colonial in Cambridge, MA. The award was presented at a gathering of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry on Wednesday, November 9.

Boston Design Center Now Open to Homeowners

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moda Cucina, the award-winning Boston based manufacturer of premium kitchens and custom cabinetry, now offers complete turnkey design and construction services specifically designed for homeowners without a designer or architect. The design center used to be an intimidating place for some homeowners, as it was mostly geared towards design trade only clients.

Yale Appliance Brings New Year’s Resolutions to Life – Boston Appliance and Lighting Retailer to Assist with Customers’ 2011 Renovation Plans

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The beginning of every new year is a chance for many to resolve to improve their lives. Most decide to get healthier or start a new career, goals they must accomplish by themselves. For those looking to upgrade their homes with a new appliance or lighting fixture in 2011, however, support is a click away: Yale Appliance and Lighting is helping their Facebook fans with their home-renovation resolutions.

Technology Insight Recognized for Key Supplier Excellence

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology Insight Corporation (TIC) was recently acknowledged by Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America, as a key supplier at its recent annual supplier conference.

My Digital Afterlife – A Virtual Time Capsule for Loved Ones

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since about 1939, the phrase ‘time capsule’ has been used. What’s changed is its method of execution. Gone are the days of stuffing large, bulky objects with nostalgic and historical tidbits; My Digital Afterlife is a Web service for creating digital time capsules. It allows people to share information in the event of death or an emergency.

Compliance Workshops to Explain Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. For those responsible for managing hazardous waste, Lion Technology Inc. will be hosting its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop. Workshops will be held in Parsippany on Dec. 2-3; Manchester on Dec. 6-7; Boston on Dec. 9-10; Hartford on Dec. 13-14; and Philadelphia on Dec. 16-17, 2010.

ACANA Plays Major Role in Shaping DOT Policy

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.

Building Engines Reports Continued Expansion with Related Management

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today reports continued long-term system adoption within Related Management, a division of The Related Companies, Inc., a world-renowned real estate developer, owner and manager based in New York City. The announcement comes after a successful year of adoption and usage across commercial office, retail, and hospitality properties.

IObit Releases Random Password Generator to Keep Privacy of Your Accounts

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit today announces the release of Random Password Generator, a new application to generate strong, not easy to crack, passwords for privacy protection – for free. Random Password Generator is developed with IObit security technology to help computer users keep privacy by generating strong and easy to manage random passwords for free.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

Building Engines, Inc. Responds to Struggling Real Estate Market and Announces the ‘NOCOST’ Vacant Building Relief Program

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today responded to the struggling real estate market with the launch of a new Vacant Building Relief Program. The program, No Occupancy Carry-Over System Trial (NOCOST), allows owners and managers of vacant buildings to use the Building Engines operations and workflow management system at no cost.

Explore Mars Commends the Obama Administration for Charting New Course for NASA – Calls for Program Details and Specific Timeframes

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.

Announcing the formation of Explore Mars, Inc.

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.

Three Little Pigs Tackle Ben Bernanke – New Children’s Picture Book Explains US Federal Reserve and Economic Downturns

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smoked Goldeye Press today announced the release of a children’s picture book that aims to explain how new money from the Federal Reserve inadvertently causes cycles of economic downturns in the United States economy – something embattled Fed chairman Ben Bernanke would rather people not know about, says the author. In 32 color illustrated pages ‘The Scary Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Box of Free Money’ (ISBN: 9780615337432) attempts to simplify the complexity of central bank monetary policy.

Top Selling Car in Japan isn’t a Car, it’s a Hybrid

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already well known for their trend setting abilities in technology, fashion, and design, Japanese consumers are now making headlines of the green persuasion, putting the Toyota Prius at the top of their lists. In 2009 the Toyota Prius was the top-selling car, period, in Japan – the first time ever a gas-electric hybrid has clinched the spot. For Randy Sassone of Toyota of Watertown, the news of the Prius’ success in Toyota’s homeland of Japan comes as no surprise.

Building Engines, Inc. Reports Strong 2009 Revenue Growth Despite Difficult Economy, Announces Continued Expansion of Client Service Programs

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today announced overall recurring revenue growth of 34 percent in 2009, matching its strong performance in the previous year. Despite the struggling real estate market in a difficult economy, the company broadened product functionality, enhanced platform usability, and increased its service programs.

Improving Economy Allows Lexus of Watertown to Shine

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of the changing economy, Lexus recognizes the need to present customer incentives that cannot be bypassed. In a time where customers are searching for rock bottom prices and better fuel economy, Lexus has responded by offering affordable luxury Lexus vehicles that save on gas and reduce carbon footprints. ‘At Lexus of Watertown we are aware that we must evolve with the changing economy,’ General Manager Vincent Liuzzi said.

Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of Boston 2010 by Boston Home Magazine

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston Home magazine has named Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations as the region’s best restoration contractor of 2010. The magazine’s editors describe the winning firm as follows: ‘When your contractor is frequently compared to Honest Abe, you know you’re working with someone special. A Harvard grad with a Lincolnesque beard, Charlie Allen has pursued the art of historic restoration and renovation since 1978.’

Phoenix Construction Group Receives Two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston

WATERTOWN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Boston’s leading residential and commercial design/build firms, has been awarded two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston. The awards, which recognize housing industry professionals for excellence in building, design, sales and marketing, were presented to PCGI principals Dani Chedid and Karnig Ostayan at a gala ceremony on October 14, 2009.

ACANA Endorses NBAA Publication of Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) has formally endorsed the recent National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) publication: NBAA Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering. This publication provides confirmation that the NBAA recognizes the value that brokers bring to the business aviation community ACANA wishes to acknowledge this industry milestone and stands behind the movement for setting high standards for the brokering community.

Written by Parents, Drawn by the Kids, VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition

BOSTON, Mass., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first ‘VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition’ (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now available at Amazon.com. The book was written and reviewed by a team of parents and professionals and illustrated with charming drawings and photographs from children with VHL, their siblings and friends. (VNR – Video News Release)

S+H Construction to Participate in 2009 Spring Home Design Seminar Series

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is pleased to be participating in the 2009 Spring Home Seminar Series presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine and Van Millwork.

VHL Family Alliance Kicks off May Awareness Month, Announcing 8 Events Coast to Coast

BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A neoburlesque sci-fi play in Providence, a Crabfest in Maryland, a music festival on Boston Common – all to support the VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) in its fight to get attention for its rare disease population. Thirteen year old Alex Anderson from New Jersey formed the idea of a worldwide fundraiser to benefit the VHLFA. The VHLFA announced today the beginning of a month long celebration highlighted by International VHL Day, May 9th to spread awareness for von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL).

VHL Family Alliance Announces Free Awareness Benefit Concert in Boston Common

BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day, which will be declared in Massachusetts in May at the State House. Alex Anderson, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey, started this concept when he had a vision of hosting a worldwide fundraiser for VHL. Alex has already had a tumor in his ear at age four and four tumors in his retina, all resulting from his struggle with VHL.

GerrityStone Announces Management Team Promotions

WOBURN, Mass., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tracy Streckenbach, CEO of GerrityStone, New England’s premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce two key promotions to their management team: Dawn Carroll, marketing director, architectural division and Adam Graber, director of new business development.

Inventek Releases a SiRFstarIII(TM) 20 Channel OEM GPS Module with a True 5 Hz Update Rate

WESTFORD, Mass., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventek Systems, the leading manufacturer of low cost, highly accurate OEM GPS modules, has developed a dual UART GPS with SiRF binary outputting position, velocity and time at 5 times per second without interpolation. Offering real time GPS updates, this compact 18 mm x 18 mm GPS module is ideal for high-velocity, high acceleration applications and is based on the SiRFstarIII(TM) architecture.

Spots Still Available for Boston Metro Flag Football League Spring Season

LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 13th year in a row, Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, will bring flag football leagues to the greater New England area by organizing the Boston Metro Flag Football League (BMFFL). The BMFFL currently offers both adult and youth leagues. The adult leagues begins Sunday, March 8th with late registration accepted through March 22nd. The youth leagues begin Sunday, April 19th with late registration through April 26th. Late teams will simply play double-headers to catch up.

S+H Construction to Present Solar Energy Workshops at the 2009 Residential Design and Construction Show

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The company’s Renewable Energy Division is hosting two workshops, entitled ‘Get Solar Now,’ and one ‘Integrating Solar Technologies onto Your Renovation Project.’

GerrityStone to Present ‘From Quarry to Kitchen’ Workshops at The 2009 Residential Design And Construction Show

WOBURN, Mass., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premiere interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce the company is participating as one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

GerrityStone Featured on Premiere Episode of WBZ-TV’s ‘What’s In Store’

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premier importer and master fabricator of marble, granite, travertine and limestone headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the company is featured on the first episode of ‘What’s In Store’ – WBZ-TV 4’s new locally-produced consumer education program premiering this month.

Expand Business Not Your Budget with LEC Power Translator 12

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With economic challenges come creative solutions, says Language Engineering Company, LLC (LEC). LEC Power Translator 12 Premium cost effectively expands product and company awareness to a potential global market. LEC Power Translator provides instant machine translation of 21 different languages in one convenient package (SRP: $79.99).

VHL Family Alliance Announced Partner in Rare Disease Day

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States on February 28, 2009. VHL Family Alliance announced today that on that day, and in the weeks leading up to it, they will join with others around the world in focusing on rare disease challenges and the importance of research in developing diagnostics and treatments.

Starlight Children’s Foundation New England Hosts Afternoon Tea to Honor Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation New England is hosting a special Valentine’s event, Purses & Pearls, A Classic English Afternoon Tea, at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. At the Tea, Starlight is honoring Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art with its prestigious Heart of Gold Award to acknowledge the couple’s longstanding commitment to seriously ill children in New England.

When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener Tells Retail Employees How to Overcome Holiday Challenges

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday shopping season is going to be a challenging one for the almost 1 in 10 Americans employed in the retail sector. In his annual holiday letter to specialty retail employees, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener discusses these challenges and opportunities and shares five tips that will enable stores to succeed in current economic conditions.

The Classic Group of Lexington Presents a Workshop at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Classic Group, Inc., architects and custom home builders located in Lexington, is pleased to announce company principal Phil Bates along with Jacqui Becker of Jacqueline Becker Fine Art Consulting Services and Doreen Le May Madden of Lux Lighting Design have been invited to present an educational seminar at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show on Friday, November 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation

NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.

Boston Area Resident and Business Owner Named to Business Week Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge Inc, the nation’s leading college recruiting and research firm, announced today that its founder and president, Richard Bottner, age 23, has been published on the Business Week list of the Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25. Intern Bridge was started in 2005 by Bottner, while he was a student at Babson College in Wellesley.

Two Paintings by Ronald Tinney Are Selected for Prestigious Boston Competition

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out of 200 entries submitted by 70 artists from around New England working in the realist tradition, 35 paintings were selected for The Guild of Boston Artists’ Annual New England Representational Competition. Two of the 35 are Sunrise Magic and Resting Quietly by Ronald Tinney, an artist based in West Barnstable, Mass.