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‘SWEET SUCCESS’ honored in Annual Axiom Business Book Awards

PINEHURST, N.C., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foursome Press is pleased to announce ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN: 9780990599500) by Doug Lapins has been awarded a silver medal by the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards, which honor the year’s best business books, their authors, and publishers.

CloudCMR, a Globally Accessible Platform Providing Access to De-Identified Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images and Reports

DURHAM, N.C., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.

Global Online Media Magazine Provides Readers with a Piece of Paradise

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone wants their own little piece of paradise and that’s exactly what a new global, online media magazine – Lucky Paradise Casinos – delivers. Is it about casinos? No, not really. It’s about feeling good and being lucky.

Equal Rights Amendment to Be Introduced Next Week in North Carolina House by Representative Carla Cunningham

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ninety-two years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, North Carolina Rep. Carla Cunningham says she is ready to bring it back to life, according to the Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women.

Eagle Transport Corp Announces Management Changes

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., announced today that its current president, Bill George became President Emeritus, effective February 1, 2015; Lance Collette will become the 4th President of Eagle Transport; Herb Evans will become Vice Chairman of the Board, and Joe Duncan is named Senior VP Finance/CFO.

Author’s Books about Gnomes are based on Personal Experience

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and intuitive counselor David Swing says gnomes, elves and other fairies are found not just in Europe, but also in the United States and other countries around the world. He has written about his experiences with fairies in his books, ‘Gnomes in the Garden’ (ISBN: 978-0974239408) and ‘The Celtic Owl’ (ISBN: 978-0974239415).

Retired CEO of Billion Dollar Company Shares the Business Principles That Took Him to the Top

PINEHURST, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-fructose corn syrup, a changing sugar industry, and practical leadership methods weave an absorbing tale of business, family, social responsibility, and commitment in this important business memoir written by Doug Lapins. ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN 978-0-9905995-0-0; paper; Foursome Press) chronicles the changes, challenges, and guiding principles of a thirty year stellar corporate career.

Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she’s found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year’s holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

Charlotte Teen Launches Mirabella’s Miracle 501(c)(3) to Support the Families of Children in the NICU and PICU

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town.

Fine Artist Cindy Walton’s Work Featured in 40th Anniversary Winter Show at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton has been chosen as one of 40 artists from the last 10 years chosen to show selected works at Winter Show 2014, a well-respected exhibition in North Carolina. The show opens with an exclusive ‘First Choice’ art credit event on Wednesday, Dec. 3; a ‘Collector’s Choice’ ticketed fundraising event on Saturday, Dec. 6; and a free public offering on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2-5 p.m.

Dimensions announces becoming a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. is proud to be a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner. By supporting local wind and solar projects through national clean energy provider, Arcadia Power, we are helping to reduce America’s dependence on non sustainable and environmentally unfriendly fuels. This is an important way to make our workplace a better place and to encourage other businesses to consider reducing their carbon imprint.

Mayor McFarlane Officially Declares 12/2/2014 #GivingTuesday in the City of Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, North Raleigh Ministries announced today. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving first announced in 2012 by the 92nd St. Y and the UN Foundation to encourage Conspicuous Compassion instead of Conspicuous Consumption during the holidays.

Dimensions OH and S announces published study results indicating the influence of workplace climate on employee well-being and health behaviors

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. announces that co-researchers Dr. Karen Mastroianni and Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker published new research findings, in the Taylor and Francis Journal, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. The qualitative study, ‘Do Work Relationships Matter? Characteristics of Workplace Interactions That Enhance or Detract From Employee Perceptions of Well-Being and Health Behaviors,’ explored the influence of workplace climate on well-being and health behaviors.

Viztek Licenses Zero Footprint Patent Portfolio From Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increasing numbers of western North Carolina’s senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.

Massey Consulting Named Intacct Premier Partner

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting is pleased to announce that Intacct, a leader in cloud-based accounting software, has named the company a Premier Partner. The purpose of the Premier Partner distinction is to acknowledge Intacct partners who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to providing and supporting Intacct.

Asheville National Organization for Women to Hold ‘Bitter Pill’ Rally Saturday, July 26

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a ‘Bitter Pill Rally’ Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women’s rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women’s rights at the state and national levels.

Four Seasons Featured in National Hospice ‘Moments of Life’ Campaign

FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new ‘Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice’ campaign. Through one patient’s personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.

Abstractionist Cindy Walton is Featured Artist at Tyler White Gallery, Greensboro, NC

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, of Asheville, N.C., shows selected works in ‘Beneath the Surface,’ her series at the Tyler White Gallery, 307 State Street, May 16-June 30, highlighted by a Lunch and Learn demonstration Friday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and attendance at the Artists’ Reception from 5-8 p.m.

Massey Consulting announces their 2014 ‘Make Your Beans Count’ series webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms

RALEIGH, N.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, a North Carolina-based accounting software reseller, is pleased to announce the release of their 2014 webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms, entitled ‘Make Your Beans Count.’ This webinar series is designed to present a variety of educational topics for CPAs.

Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of ‘A Unified Presence’ March 22

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.

Jazz Vocalist Lenora Helm Hammonds to Perform in Concert with Durham Symphony Orchestra under Direction of Maestro William Henry Curry

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Helm Hammonds has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program ‘Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.’

Rotary Club of Asheville hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ an annual auction benefit, Saturday, January 25

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rotary Club of Asheville, hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ its annual foundation benefit auction, at the Renaissance Asheville on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6-10 p.m.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina’s Aging Population in the 2014 New Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina’s population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it’s Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one’s long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. ‘January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,’ says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Ron Fisher, M.D., Honored for Commitment to the Growth of Hospice and Palliative Care in Western North Carolina

SYLVA, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respected physician and western North Carolina hospice and palliative care pioneer Ron Fisher, M.D., will be honored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Highlands, peers and colleagues as he retires as medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, after 27 years of distinguished service.

The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.

December 4 Commemorates Role of St. Barbara in California History

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Amrhein, Jr., maritime historian from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, recorded a miracle attributed to St. Barbara in his book, ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303; New Maritima Press).

Father Junipero Serra, California Icon, Celebrates 300th Birthday on Sunday: Role in the Story of the Real Treasure Island Remembered

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press says that John Amrhein, Jr., their author from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a surprising discovery while researching his award winning book, ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303). Father Junipero Serra played a pivotal role in this dramatic true story he has documented with a team of international researchers.

The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

Tomorrow is Treasure Island Day: Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale shares common thread with Spanish warship buried on Assateague Island

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press’ John Amrhein, author of the award winning book ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303), reminds everyone that November 13 is ‘Treasure Island Day,’ and among the many locations which played a role in a true story of buried treasure that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson is Assateague Island.

Four Seasons Illuminates the Holiday Season with 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights’ and ‘Songs for the Seasons’ Celebrations

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s community celebrations, the 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights,’ Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and ‘Songs for the Seasons,’ Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.

Mountain Home Care Announces the Creation of ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’

ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver’s Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.

Four Seasons Named No. 1 Western North Carolina Hospice Provider

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, Four Seasons Compassion for Life leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served.

Janet Bull, M.D., Four Seasons Chief Medical Officer, Named ‘Visionary’ Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by AAHPM

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been named a Top 30 Visionary by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Featured in Documentary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A premiere screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.

Woods of Terror Partners with the American Heart Association to Outrun Heart Disease at 5K Zombie Mud Run

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Woods of Terror and American Heart Association are partnering to get your heart tough! Woods of Terror’s First Annual 5K Zombie Mud Run on September 14 at 9:30 a.m. will benefit the American Heart Association in the Triad. Two dollars ($2) from every registration fee will go to the American Heart Association to help eradicate heart disease. All funds raised for the AHA will benefit heart disease and stroke research and prevention education.

Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That’s how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association, the results of her medical tests.

Abstractionist Cindy Walton Shares Work in Pecha Kucha Presentation at Green Hill Center

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Asheville fine artist Cindy Walton has been selected as one of 20 North Carolina abstractionists to present her work, technique, and inspiration in the innovative Pecha Kucha style on Tuesday, April 23, as part of the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art spring focus on abstract art.

Janet Bull, Award-winning Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Hospice, Shares Quality of Life Concerns, Answers

FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it’s more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.