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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.

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.

Interior Designer Gerald Pomeroy Featured in Latest Issue of ‘Traditional Home Magazine’

BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, one of the Boston area’s premier interior design firms specializing in creating residential spaces reflecting client’s individual style and personality is pleased to announce that company president Gerald Pomeroy is featured in the September 2008 issue of Traditional Home Magazine.

Chrisicos Interiors Bathroom Project Featured in Distinctive Kitchens and Baths Magazine

BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to announce one of their projects is featured in the current bi-annual 2008 edition of the national shelter publication Distinctive Kitchens & Baths. The feature story is on a bathroom renovation in Boston, Massachusetts.

Rimadesio Introduces Abacus Closet System, Designed Entirely of Aluminum and Glass

BOSTON, Mass., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rimadesio, the Italian manufacturer of luxury glass and aluminum passage doors, wall panels, and closet/shelving units, introduces Abacus, a dramatic and innovative walk-in closet system available exclusively in North America at Rimadesio Boston.

Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards

BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos’ rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.

Steam Leaks Costing U.S. Corporations $Billions Annually

BOSTON, Mass., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amidst the ever present and growing energy crisis, lurks an even bigger culprit than your father’s old gas guzzler. Steam. According to American Plant Maintenance, steam is still a living necessity in a vast majority of U.S. hospitals, power plants and manufacturing facilities, and in spite of its environmentally green disposition, is also single handedly responsible for billions of dollars in fuel consumption every year.

Arclinea Boston Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel

BOSTON, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A North Kingstown, Rhode Island kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has won a Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel in the Northeastern United States. ‘To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,’ says Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards.

Kathie Chrisicos of Chrisicos Interiors Appointed to Local Leaders Advisory Board

BOSTON, Mass., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors – a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England – is pleased to announce that company President Kathie Chrisicos has been recently appointed to the LocalLeaders.com Advisory Board.

CorEdge Networks Introduces Industry’s First Freescale Coldfire Based AdvancedMC Module Management Controller Reference Design

BOSTON, Mass., June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the NXTComm show in Las Vegas (booth SL5909I), CorEdge Networks will be demonstrating the industry’s first Freescale ColdFire AdvancedMC based Module Management Controller reference design. This design has already been selected and implemented by Freescale for a number of Freescale’s AMC reference designs for use in applications such as WiMAX base stations, IPTV and IP Video Conferencing.

Street Attack Launches Social Media Campaign for IzzitGreen.com

BOSTON, Mass., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Street Attack has launched a social media program as part of an ongoing influencer campaign for IzzitGreen.com, Boston’s new green networking, rating and review website. The campaign kicked off in early May 2008, leading up to the official launch of IzzitGreen.com on May 24th. The authentic nature of IzzitGreen makes this an ideal campaign for our social media-oriented services, says Street Attack President Terry Lozoff.

Air Charter Association of North America Adopts Safety and Quality Assurance Program

BOSTON, Mass., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and promoting the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism in the air charter industry has announced that ACANA members now have the ability to utilize Wyvern/PASS.

Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens Designed for Multi-Unit Condominium Development

BOSTON, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston’s South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year’s competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.

Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008

BOSTON, Mass., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.

IObit Celebrates 10 Million Downloads of Advanced WindowsCare Personal

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit Advanced WindowsCare Personal has passed 10 million downloads and ranked in top 50 most popular software at largest download site in the world, Download.com, representing a significant milestone for the best PC repair utility only two years since 2006, and has taken the opportunity to thank its most fervent fans for their work in supporting IObit.

Greater Boston HR Consulting Firm Hires New Account Executive

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KGA Inc., a human resources consulting firm based in Framingham, Mass., has hired Betsy Pratt as its account executive. According to KGA President Kathleen Greer, the newly created position involves overseeing approximately half of the company’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) accounts, as well as improving upon and building new client relationships.

LocaModa Connects Social Networks to Social Locations

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa Inc. today introduced breakthrough social connectivity to its interactive Out-of-Home platform. LocaModa 3.0 enables mobile consumers to control and interact with social media around them using any mobile phone on any network, while also giving their friends online a window into what’s happening via websites such as Facebook.

LuraTech Improves Performance of Document Processing Solution with Two New Features

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, has added to new features to its robust LuraDocument(R) PDF Compressor Server document processing solution. The first feature – multi-core processor support – enables users to process documents faster while avoiding per page usage charges with LuraTech’s unique unlimited usage licensing structure.

Greater Boston HR Company Faces Pandemic Potential Head-On, Tests Crisis Plan During Storm

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the worst-case scenario: a dangerous outbreak, a devastating man- or nature-driven disaster. KGA Inc., a Greater Boston human resources consulting firm, appreciates the potential for a crisis to affect not only its clients, but also its own internal operations. On January 14, 2008, KGA Inc. tested a plan to ensure the company remains operational in the event a pandemic or catastrophe prevents employees from accessing its Framingham, Mass., headquarters.

Bayside Expo Center’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo with Bruce Rossmeyer, Billy Lane, Dave Perewitz, the Garage Girls, and the Indian Larry Legacy

BOSTON, Mass. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages won’t want to miss this year’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo in Boston, MA. This year, Kev-Marv Productions, LLC, Perewitz Inc, and Bikers for the Cure are joining forces to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Starting in Hartford and continuing at our Boston show, two of the industries rising stars, Jody Perewitz and Sara Liberte, will be constructing a bobber style custom creation.

For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the area’s premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the ‘Home Decor’ category by visitors to Citysearch.com’s Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.

Whosarat.com Offers $500 Prize for ‘Most Interesting’ New Informant (Snitch) Profile

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whosarat.com is running a contest with a prize of $500 for the ‘Most Interesting’ new informant profile. The contest will begin on January 8th and all new informant profiles posted between January 8th and February 8th will be considered for the prize. In order to be considered for the contest, all entries must contain documentation of their co-operation with the government.

Technology Insight Corporation Awarded for Supplier Excellence

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology Insight Corporation (TIC) was recently acknowledged for their product excellence. Wabash National Corporation, a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America, awarded TIC the National Supplier Recognition Award.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations has been recognized with the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Gold Award for Residential Interiors for its meticulous renovation of an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge, MA. The Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM-NARI) presented the award on Wednesday, November 7.

Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 – $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.