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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.

Trance Fury Releases Music CD to Promote Environmental Awareness

RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to raise environmental awareness, Trance Fury, a TFR Records artist, recently released ‘Mother Earth and Father Time.’ The CD has gained national attention and the Weather Channel is currently featuring the track, ‘Carolina Shore,’ on its Local on the 8s from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. All tracks evoke a sense of time and place. This new age-style music, often associated with environmentalism, is intended to create inspiration, encourage relaxation and to promote positive feelings.

Whisper Mountain is Home to Southern Living’s 2009 Mountain Sweepstakes Home

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, home to the 2008 Southern Living Green Idea House, has once again teamed up with Southern Living Magazine to offer yet another environmentally-inspired home – Whisper Creek Cabin. This cabin is one of four homes, and the only mountain home, that can be won during the Southern Living’s Choose Your Home Giveaway sweepstakes this spring. The public can register to win the home through June 30.

North Carolina Chiropractor Gets Your Head on Straight

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlas Family Chiropractic is excited to announce that they are offering state-of-the-art chiropractic therapies in their new Asheville, NC office located in the Pioneer Building at 190 Broadway Avenue, Suite 202. Dr. David Nygaard, MS, MBA, DC, Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist, Palmer College Graduate and owner of Atlas Family Chiropractic is a recognized expert in the advanced specialty of Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic.

ORCS Web Technology Director Nominated for 2009 Southeast Executive of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Forsyth, Director of Technology for ORCS Web, has been nominated by the Executive Alliance for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Southeast 2009 award. The award, which recognizes information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy, and network security, is one of the most widely recognized awards for IT security executives.

ORCS Web Selected as Network Partner for Microsoft BizSpark Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web, a specialist in Windows-based internet hosting for small businesses, announced that it has been selected to join the Microsoft BizSpark Program as a Network Partner. The BizSpark Program is a new global program designed to accelerate the success of early stage Startups by connecting them to Network Partners who can provide mentorship, guidance and resources to BizSpark Startups.

World’s First Website for Patients to Share Diagnostic-Quality Medical Images

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT(R)) today publicly announced the world’s first free website allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a standard web browser, webpax.com. ‘Patients can literally email a web link to someone halfway around the world allowing them to instantly view movies of a beating heart,’ said Brent Reed, HeartIT’s Vice President for Sales and Marketing. ‘And the best part about it is that the service is completely free.’

ORCS Web Featured Prominently in Inaugural Microsoft Web Hosting Interview Series

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of ORCS Web to the Microsoft web hosting community was underscored today as the company announced it had received top billing in Microsoft’s new Web Hosting Interview series. Representatives from ORCS Web, listed as ‘one of the most experienced Microsoft Platform hosting companies in business,’ offered their insights into web hosting in the Windows world.

Michael Phelps Heads 2008 Ten Best-Mannered List

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the ‘Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,’ as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.

Jimmy Jazz Stores Announces 3 New Locations in North Carolina; Leading Urban Clothing Retailer’s First Entrance into the State of N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion and footwear retailer, will be opening three new locations in the state of North Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States.

‘Bee Behr…Over the Years’ – Presenting the Art of Beatrice Van der Pool Behr

GREENVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creations of 95-year-old working artist, Bee Behr, will be presented in an exclusive exhibit, ‘Bee Behr…Over the Years,’ from November 2 – 21, 2008 at The Art Gallery & Studio of Nelle Lee Hayes, in Greenville, NC. A direct quote from Bee Behr, ‘I don’t think in the same direction as most people,’ gives perhaps the best insight into the unique talent of this artist… over the years; 95 years, to be exact.

Digital Hearing Aids Correct Hearing Loss and Prevent Job Loss

CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the uncertainty in today’s economy, job loss is a valid concern for everyone. And, for anyone struggling with a hearing impairment, the purchase of a modern digital hearing aid could preserve their career as well as their ability to hear; HearPod’s hearing aids can help.

ORCS Web Selected for Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation for the second year in a row. With revenue growth of more than 150% in three years, ORCS Web ranks in the top half of the Inc. 5000 list, released yesterday.

ORCS Web Supports SQL Server 2008 for Hosting Clients on Day One

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web is pleased to announce it is supporting Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 as of August 6, the first day of its release. This is possible through ORCS Web’s close working relationship with Microsoft, which has enabled extensive testing by the ORCS Web technical team since 2007, including beta-level client sites for several months.

Asheville Architecture Firm Building for the Future by Going Green

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carlton Architecture ascertains there are many benefits to going green when designing new homes. ‘Clients benefit from the reduced operating costs of a green building, while at the same time the planet benefits from the reduced environmental impact,’ says Mr. Rob Carlton, the President of Carlton Architecture.