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Business and Decision North America Announces The Successful Go-Live of Microsoft Dynamics AX at DeVilbiss Healthcare, A Global Medical Device Company

WAYNE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeVilbiss Healthcare, world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of medical products for the respiratory needs of patients in institutional and homecare settings, has selected Business and Decision, International Consultant and Systems Integrator, following a thorough selection process, to ensure the successful implementation of its Microsoft Dynamics AX solution.

Reaction Biology Receives NCI Grant Award for Epigenetic Platform

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) announced today that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to expand the reach of its Methyltransferase HotSpot drug discovery platform. The $1.2 million, two-year grant will help fund an expansion of RBC’s methyltransferase screens from 14 to 35 or more.

Business and Decision Announces the Expansion of Their Strategic Relationship with QlikTech

WAYNE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business and Decision, Inc., a leading international Consulting and Systems Integration company, today announced the expansion of its relationship with QlikTech, as part of an ongoing focus to provide high value Business Intelligence solutions to their respective customers.

Harvest Squeeze Lemonade, Marathon Restaurants team up to put the Squeeze on Childhood Cancer with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In their efforts in the battle against childhood cancer, Harvest Squeeze Lemonade will celebrate the National Rollout of the brand at the Marathon Restaurants in Center City Philadelphia. From Monday June 28 through Friday July 2, 2010 Harvest Squeeze Lemonade and Marathon will run a week of fundraising to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF).

Legal and Medical Substance Abuse Treatment Program Makes Headlines

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Signature Hill Substance Abuse Network, a program dedicated to linking the legal system and treatment of substance abuse through the use of Vivitrol(R) injections has garnered acclaim in media outlets. Articles lauding the program have recently cited the Network’s approach to eliminating the consumer demand for drugs and alcohol by eliminating cravings with the use of Vivitrol.

Bookbinder’s Launches Two New All Natural, Gluten-Free Clam Chowders

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookbinder Specialties, a PA Preferred Company, will introduce two new all natural and gluten-free clam chowders at the 5th Annual PA Preferred Giant Buyer Vendor Show at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex & Exposition Center on June 10, 2010.

New Harvest Squeeze Lemonade Supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announces a new line of lemonade beverages, branded under the Harvest Squeeze Juice label. The brand will support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has raised over $30 Million to support childhood cancer research. Harvest Squeeze Lemonade, along with the other Harvest Squeeze Juices, is processed exclusively for fountain dispensing.

New Kodiak Cola Offers Premium Taste at a Kodiak-Sized Value

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a Beverage Processor near Philadelphia, PA, has proudly produced value-priced cola concentrates for 75 years. CEO Mark Stephens, however, said, ‘Kola with a K is out of production. And Multi-Flow is incredibly proud to introduce our new premium cola that beats both national brands in blind taste tests, delivers an impactful brand message, and best of all, offers a true value to foodservice operators as a lower-priced alternative to both Coke and Pepsi.’

iConcepts Announces Network Version of Offer in Compromise Software for the EA, CPA and Attorney

MAPLE GLEN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iConcepts, Inc., makers of leading Offer in Compromise software, announced today the release of OIC Tax Planner 2010. More comprehensive, powerful and flexible, the software has been completely redesigned. Dynamic updates can be made directly from the Web. And for tax offices with multiple users, an easily installable network version is also available.

Nonprofit Partners with PR Company and Gains International Attention

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year Special Equestrians was one of 10 nonprofits chosen from nearly 600 applicants to receive part of $25,000 in PR service grants. ‘We’ve always taken corporate social responsibility very seriously, and it gives all of us here a warm and fuzzy feeling to do what little we can to give something back to worthwhile causes,’ said Neotrope CEO and co-founder, Christopher Simmons.

Multi-Flow Industries Introduces new Harvest Squeeze Juice Logo

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announced their intention to be the fastest-growing Juice Brand in on-premise dining today, as the company unveiled its new logo and brand identity for Harvest Squeeze Juices. Harvest Squeeze Juices, by Multi-Flow, are processed exclusively for fountain dispensing. The brand is being re-launched with the slogan, ‘Farm to Fountain – Fresh.’

Special Equestrians Teams with Philadelphia Race Park

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special Equestrians is proud to announce our partnership with the Philadelphia Race Park. Special Equestrians will be providing stall rest to injured race horses. These horses will be part of our Youth Connections Program for At-Risk Youth. ‘Our vulnerable youth will be introduced to the plight of these vulnerable horses with the goal of developing a greater empathy for these horses,’ says Tammy Westney, Executive Director of Special Equestrians.

Nonprofit Special Equestrians adjusts to Challenging Economic Climate

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special Equestrians had been grappling with the effects of the economic downturn when they received a stroke of good luck; a local band offered to assist them by playing for no charge at a low-cost Beef and Beer Dinner. It was just what the agency needed to draw in a large audience and help to raise over $11,000.

Fun in the Sun at Special Equestrians

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special Equestrians has been expanding its range of services this past year, first developing a program for children diagnosed with autism, then by enrolling students in off-site horse back riding shows, and now with a new Summer Camp. ‘The campers had a terrific time. They rode everyday, and had special programs presented by therapy dog owners, and an aviary sanctuary, and they made tie-died shirts and clay pots. It was very different from their weekly riding lessons,’ says Executive Director Tammy Westney.

A New Kind of Village – An Intern’s Project for Special Equestrians

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I wanted to make a difference to improve the rider’s experience during my time at Special Equestrians,’ states intern Louis Taylor. As part of a unique collaboration between Foundations Community Partnership and Special Equestrians, Louis worked for ten weeks as a student intern for the Summer Youth Corp Program, sponsored through Foundations Community Partnership. During that time he divided his time between intensive classes, and Special Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs.

iConcepts Announces Offer in Compromise Software for the EA, CPA and Attorney

MAPLE GLEN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iConcepts, Inc., makers of leading Offer in Compromise software, announced today, the updated 2009 release of OIC Tax Planner. An interactive desktop application, OIC Tax Planner bundles required forms and current IRS Offer in Compromise regulations in a single product. The system’s Fill-in-the-Form platform allows professionals to enter data once and flow data into appropriate schedules, forms, and overflow sheets to generate Form 656. OIC Tax Planner is a component of iConcepts’ IRS Collection Suite.

Occupational Therapists Take Animal Therapies Beyond Special Equestrians

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. ‘During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,’ says Deb Saffern.

Bookbinder’s Soups and Seasonings Division Acquired by Pennsylvania Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookbinder Specialties, a Pennsylvania company, acquired the Bookbinder’s Soup and Seasonings Division from the Stephens’ Original Foods Company of Huntingdon Valley, PA, on June 23, 2009. The soups and seasonings are based on favorite recipes from the Old Original Bookbinder’s restaurant, established in 1865 in Philadelphia’s historic Old City.

Special Equestrians Students Shine at Two Shows in One Week

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The blustery weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Special Equestrians riders at the Annual Spring Festival. Thirty-three students preformed for their own families, members of the community, staff, volunteers, and board members of Special Equestrians.

UGI Monitors and Analyzes Networks with Colasoft’s Network Analyzer Software

READING, Pa. and Chengdu, China, May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colasoft, an innovative provider of network analyzer software for network monitoring and troubleshooting, recently announced that UGI, Inc, a natural gas and electric utility giant headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, has purchased Colasoft Network Analyzer – Capsa Enterprise Edition as their network monitoring and troubleshooting solution.

Multi-Flow Introduces New T’ei Fountain-Dispensed Iced Tea Brand

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced the launch of T’ei, a new fountain-dispensed iced tea brand. T’ei (pronounced ‘tay’) will compete in a beverage category that continues to post solid growth. Current Iced Tea Trends, reported by Beverage World, show 12 percent growth.

Volunteers Celebrate Earth Week at Special Equestrians

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Volunteers from Capmark Finance Inc, and Centocor Ortho Biotech Services LLC, worked over the course of two days at Special Equestrians painting the therapy and observation rooms, and planting gardens and building therapeutic equipment in the Sensory Trail. The teams’ efforts were coordinated by Special Equestrians Program Director Anne Reynolds, ‘It was a pleasure to have these talented and skilled volunteers working to brighten our indoor environment.’

Photographer Chooses Special Equestrians as Her Special Project

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I had no idea the first time I photographed for Special Equestrians that I would be so touched by the kids and the staff there,’ stated Rosemary Taglialatela, who came in contact with the organization during the Bucks County 5K Run last year when she was photographing the runners for the series, Special Equestrians held a race as part of the series; she’s been coming back ever since.

‘All Day Cafe’ Represents Multi-Flow’s Introduction to the Coffee Bag-in-the-Box Category

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced the launch of ‘All Day Cafe,’ a shelf-stable, liquid roast Hot Coffee Bag-in-the-Box brand. ‘We’re incredibly excited about competing in the hot beverage category,’ said Mark Stephens, CEO of Multi-Flow.

New Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Special Equestrians is proud to announce the launch of a new program for children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. ‘We successfully completed a pilot of this program and were so pleased with the results that we are opening the group to our currently enrolled riders.’ Deb Saffern, one of the Occupational Therapists who works at Special Equestrians attributes the groups success to ‘the social interaction between the children, the one-on-one attention each child receives, along with the repetition of activities, and the variety of activities.’

Westpointe Mortgage Introduces ‘Mortgage Assurance Program’

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Westpointe Mortgage has launched an unprecedented program to protect home buyers and existing homeowners in today’s uncertain economic environment. Effective immediately, Westpointe Mortgage will offer a mortgage protection benefit that will allow borrowers to receive payments to cover their monthly mortgage for up to 6 months should they become involuntarily unemployed.

What’s the ‘Greenest’ Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Americans want to be sure they’re buying casual furniture that won’t harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.

Multi-Flow Industries Receives Gold Certificate of Recognition from Silliker Audit

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced that it has recently received the Gold Certificate of Recognition for passing its 2008 Silliker Audit with a score of 97.7 percent. The audit covered food safety as well as GMP requirements. Silliker is recognized as one of the world’s leading food safety auditing firms.

Jimmy Jazz Announces Third Store Opening in Philadelphia Market; New Store Location Based in Roosevelt Mall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban apparel and footwear retailer, announced today the opening of it’s latest retail site, located in the Roosevelt Mall, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The new store opening is now the third Jimmy Jazz location in the city.

Pioneer Magician Dorothy Dietrich of the Houdini Museum Changes Old Magic to New

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneer magician Dorothy Dietrich is the first woman ever to catch a bullet in her mouth. She did it in a specially designed metal cup. This was recently done by David Blaine in a special devoted to Houdini. Prior to this magicians caught the bullet in a plate, in a handkerchief, in a box or in their teeth. This new presentation was pioneered by Dorothy Dietrich bringing the classic stunt into the modern age.

Magician David Blaine Nominated for Consideration for First Ever Houdini Award from Scranton’s Famous Houdini Museum

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of David Blaine’s Houdini-esque stunts the Board of Directors of The Houdini Museum in Scranton has decided to place David Blaine up for nomination for the first ever Houdini Award to be given out by the prestigious museum. When David Blaine is buried alive for seven days, frozen in a block of ice or hung upside down for 60 hours, he credits Harry Houdini’s legendary escapes as his inspiration.

Life Settlement Firm Increases Capacity

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Milestone Providers, a Pennsylvania based life settlement provider, has announced the completion of their state-of-the-art life settlement acquisition and management software. This advanced software enables Milestone to process and evaluate vast amounts of life insurance policies and portfolios for sale in the secondary market, while maintaining their signature quick turn-around time.

Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets Throws Anniversary Bash and Costume Parade

SHREWSBURY, Pa., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets has something to bark about. They are celebrating their 25th anniversary by throwing a birthday bash and costume parade for their four-legged friends. The festivities are scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at their third and newest facility in Shrewsbury, Pa. on 23 Kratz Road.

The Best Value for Summer – Stock Up on Adams Mfg’s Resin Furniture

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the price of oil going up, smart consumers are buying resin furniture now, says Adams Mfg. Corp. While stacking chairs are always a good value, next year the price of resin furniture will increase.

Senator George J. Mitchell to Receive 2008 Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eisenhower Fellowships has announced that it will present the 2008 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Eisenhower Chairman General Colin L. Powell USA (Retired) will present the award to Senator Mitchell at its annual board of trustees’ dinner in Philadelphia on May 15, 2008.

Kazio Networks Launches New Business to Increase Industrial Ethernet Network Productivity and ROI

LEESPORT, Pa., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial Ethernet is a rapidly growing network infrastructure, and Kazio Networks recently launched a new business to fill the market’s niche by providing Industrial Ethernet expertise.

Brighten Up Your Yard with Resin Furniture

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They’re strong, comfortable, and easy to store when they’re not being used. And, they are all 100-percent recyclable. Now, with bright new colors and styles to choose from, they are the best option for the porch, patio, or deck.

Stacking Chairs – They Aren’t Just for Summer Any More

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Manufacturing announces a new use for resin. Many buyers purchase the classic stacking resin chairs to use during the summer. It’s important to remember that stacking chairs can be used all year around. Stacking chairs come out of closets, garages, and basements for all kinds of gatherings, even in the dead of winter.

There Are All Kinds of Resin Furniture – Which One Works Best for You?

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Mfg Corp asks, ‘Which colors are best?’ For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who’s sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.

Wikipedia Chemistry Knowledge Released for First Time in Book Format

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knowledge Publications, a leading publisher of energy books, has put significant portions of the chemistry content of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, in full published, printed book form and has done so in full compliance with Wikipedia’s GNU Free Documentation License. The book is titled, ‘The Chemical Educator: for The Chemistry and Manufacture of Hydrogen’ (ISBN: 978-1-60322-067-5).