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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.

Bob Moog Foundation to Inspire the 2013 NAMM Show through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer’s legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.

Bob Moog Foundation’s Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation’s hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.

Military Spouses Will Walk the Stage in Fayetteville/Fort Bragg!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College, headquartered in Lakewood, Ohio, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting this year’s graduation ceremony in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at the new Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Fort Bragg.

iHeart to Manage Medical Images with WebPAX by Heart IT

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX(R) to facilitate the management of medical images.

Heart IT Announces election to acquire WebPAX(R) system to Manage Medical Images

DURHAM, N.C., July 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, has announced that WebPAX(R) has been purchased by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in order to help manage and distribute medical images from their Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Lab.

Heart IT Announces that SIAT has elected to acquire WebPAX(R) to Manage Medical Images in Multi-Hospital Setting

DURHAM, N.C., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation announced today that the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), a branch of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), has elected to acquire WebPAX(R) in order to receive and share medical images across multiple hospitals.

New Version of DrillPoint Reports Available from Capital Business Solutions

RALEIGH, N.C., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Business Solutions announced today the availability of a new release of DrillPoint Reports, a powerful report writer designed for Sage Fund Accounting (formerly Sage MIP Fund Accounting).

Massey Consulting Develops DynamicsConnect Integration between Microsoft Dynamics and Connectwise PSA

RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, specializing in financial accounting implementation, sales and support, announced the availability of DynamicsConnec. DynamicsConnect was developed to allow companies using systems like Microsoft Dynamics GP and Connectwise PSA to share key data between the ERP system and Professional Services Automation system.

Powerful New Book by Best-Selling Author Reveals the Secret Message Hidden within the Virgin Mary’s Life

DURHAM, N.C., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Miracle Workers Handbook: Seven Levels of Power and Manifestation of the Virgin Mary’ (ISBN: 978-1846949203) by Sherrie Dillard, and published by John Hunt Publishing O Books, explains the seven phases of Mary’s life as a blueprint for all people to experience divine intuitive communication, synchronicity, grace, miracles and ascension.

Massey Consulting to Present ‘Cloud Accounting in 2012 and Beyond’

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, specializing in Intacct financial accounting implementation, sales and support, is hosting a free webcast on ‘Cloud Accounting in 2012 and Beyond’ on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 1 p.m. ET.

Heart IT and Johns Hopkins Medicine Announce the Award of NIH Grant to Include Images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation and Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced today the award of an NIH grant to enable the inclusion of medical images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) is a federal initiative of the National Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Divi Resorts Group Performs Above Market Average – First Half Results Shine despite Tough Economy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi’s properties are located.

Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.

Bob Moog Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Refreshed Program Direction, Music EP, Limited Edition Poster and Legacy Apparel

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog’s passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation’s formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.

Wii, Kinect and SimplyHome – Tech-savvy Seniors

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — So, what do Microsoft’s new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo’s Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome’s assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.

Write Away, Inc. Increases Print Subscription Sales through Social Media

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While many may argue that print is a dying breed, the staff at Write Away, Inc. begs to differ; you just need to work all the angles. And, that’s just what they did.

CarsAndExercising.com Launched on September 10, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CarsAndExercising is a recently created Web site intended to serve as the online resource for car lovers and exercise enthusiasts; thus, it is about ‘Cars and Exercising.’ Founded by Leroy Daniels, his Web site sets out to highlight the importance of exercise for children, teenagers, and adults. Daniels says that ‘exercise should be executed no matter your age. It promotes a youthful mind, body, and spirit.’

WintervilleRecreationalCenter.com Launched on September 3, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One man has a vision: his name is Leroy Daniels. That vision is to build a Recreational Center in Winterville, North Carolina that focuses on children; children that need guidance and good role models to help them stay on the right track to finish school, stay active, and prosper into health adults.

Paws of Life Joins Nationwide Efforts to Screen Dogs for Arthritis

GREENSBORO, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of dogs suffer from canine arthritis and their owners often have no idea their beloved pets are in such pain. A new initiative spearheaded by Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. and Hill’s Pet Nutrition will combat that disconnect with a goal of screening one million dogs for canine arthritis. The two companies teamed up to launch the ‘Million Dog Search,’ a nationwide awareness campaign that will also raise thousands of dollars for animal charities, including Paws of Life.

Tents2Haiti: Grass Roots Effort in North Carolina Rushes to Collect Tents for Haiti Before Rain Season Hits

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. North Carolina residents can get involved.

Noted Trademark Attorney Brian Davis Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP From Alston and Bird

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Brian M. Davis has joined the firm as a partner from Alston and Bird. Mr. Davis specializes in trademark counseling and prosecution, including worldwide trademark clearance and the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark applications.

Ellis Vigeo, LLC, Announces TextSafe for Apple iPhone and iTouch Systems

RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever needed to send something to a friend that you didn’t want someone snooping through your phone to be able to read? TextSafe by Ellis Vigeo allows the user to create messages by selecting one of 10 different encoding ‘ciphers’ and send an encrypted message via email or by using the text message ‘copy and paste’ feature. The receiver, with the right password, is able to decrypt the message and send messages back in the same or different code.

Hazmat Training Comes to Williamsburg, North Carolina

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center will present the mandatory training in Williamsburg November 17-19, 2009.

Innovention Lab Pulls Back the Curtain on Amazon’s Sales Rank with Metric Junkie

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovention Lab, Inc. releases Metric Junkie, a free Web service designed to help independent authors and musicians better visualize their Amazon Sales Rank through automated tracking and graphing services. Thinking of writing your own book or publishing your own song? Print on Demand services have made self-publishing an attainable goal for millions of people. But once your book or CD is out, how do you know if your marketing efforts are paying off?

Jimmy Jazz Continues to Expand in North Carolina Market

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and footwear retailer, will be adding 2 more stores in the state of North Carolina. The new locations will be opening on June 18th at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville and Charlotte’s Northlake Mall. Since the start of 2009, Jimmy Jazz has added stores in Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem. Other locations in the North Carolina market include Fayetteville, Cary and Greensboro.

Fisherman’s Quarters II Announces Customer Driven Web site Launch

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fisherman’s Quarters II is stepping up to the plate with their new Web site launch. Customers can now view menus online, check in for customer promotions and listen to their infamous jingle that promises to get people hooked. The menu at Fisherman’s Quarters II is diverse and in addition to seafood, landlubbers will find steaks, pasta dishes and delicious salads and sandwiches.