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Mark Schneider Designs Pinterest Contest – Follow, Repin, and WIN! – announced by Whiteflash Inc

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal cut hearts and arrows diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced this week a new promotion on the wildly popular social networking site Pinterest. In celebration of recently becoming an authorized retailer for top jewelry designer Mark Schneider, Whiteflash will be giving away a fabulous Mark Schneider Designs Infinity Engagement Ring to one lucky ‘pinner.’

North Star Gas Company, LLC dba YEP Energy selects Cogent Technology Group’s Software to manage Sales Commissions

HOUSTON, Texas, July 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that YEP Energy has engaged Cogent to implement YEP Energy’s utilization of Cogent’s Sales Commission Manager (SCMOnline) software service to support its growth of natural gas sales in California and other states. Their SCMOnline solution provides a means of managing the residual sales commissions that flow as ongoing streams of compensation to their independent brokers and sales agents for completed energy-service contracts.

Calculate Royalties with QuickBooks Data – DashBook Software Extends Integration with Widely-Used Accounting System

HOUSTON, Texas, March 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC announced today the release of the latest enhancements to their popular DashBook Royalty Pro system, which now includes the ability to directly create royalty checks or bill payments within Intuit’s QuickBooks.

Pin It To Win It – Verragio Engagement Ring Giveaway with Whiteflash

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting Friday December 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas’ most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy ‘Holiday Wedding’ and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.com.

Softway Solutions Design Team Places Second for American Design Awards

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based strategic digital solutions firm Softway Solutions announced today that it won second place for logo design in the American Design Awards (ADA). An internationally-recognized independent awards program, the ADA recognizes designers from around the world who produce innovative and creative design pieces.

Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Offers Sholdt Designer Engagement Rings, Wedding Bands and Men’s Bands

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a native of South Africa, one of the premier diamond capitals of the world, Brian Gavin has extensive experience in the diamond jewelry industry. In an effort to expand his selection of fine diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and men’s bands, Brian Gavin has partnered with Sholdt, a jewelry design house based in Seattle, Washington.

Softway Solutions is Ranked by SourcingLine as a Global Leader in Web Development

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston based Softway Solutions was recently selected as a global leader in web application development by the IT services research firm, SourcingLine. Softway Solutions was one of only 15 firms selected out of several hundred companies around the globe. The Washington DC based SourcingLine develops this publication to help companies effectively select web developers offering popular services such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python, .NET, JavaScript and more.

Whiteflash Launches A CUT ABOVE(R) Diamond Sweepstakes

HOUSTON, Texas, May 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing their tremendously popular Facebook ‘Give it the Yes Vote and Win’ contest series, Whiteflash Inc., leading retailer of ideal diamonds, engagement rings and fine bridal jewelry, announced today another impressive giveaway promotion. By casting a vote between the two members of their internationally acclaimed A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, each participant will be entered to win the diamond getting the most votes.

Whiteflash Launches Ideal Cut Princess Diamond Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas, March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today the launch of a new sweepstakes to create awareness for their A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess line of certified ideal diamonds. Through their Facebook Fan Page participants will be asked to vote on two popular items; A half carat A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess pendant vs. a half carat total weight pair of A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess earrings. Simply by voting participants will be entered to win one of these fabulous diamond jewelry pieces.

Relocation Industry and Non-Profit Coming Together to Fight Hunger – Victory Packaging Moves for Hunger

NEPTUNE, N.J., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of Victory Packaging at the Champion Level. While Victory Packaging has been a gracious partner of Move For Hunger since 2010, they are strengthening their relationship for 2012 by increasing their support from Mission to the Champion level.

Equinomics 101: Cash and Financial Management System Targets Equine Industry with their new Audible version for Smartphones and CDs

HOUSTON, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockwood Enterprises, Inc., a six-year-old Houston-based marketing and publishing company, announced today the launch of an audio book version of ‘Equinomics 101’ – a management and record keeping system designed to teach horse owners and horse-related businesses how to efficiently manage their finances.

Softway Solutions Ramps Up Educational Efforts in 2012 Through its Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the evolution of technology continues to roar forward, one technology company is ensuring that business owners stay ahead of the curve and know how to efficiently utilize the growing number of important online tools. Softway Solutions, located in Houston, is dedicating 2012 to engaging its local community, and worldwide pool of online viewers as a whole, with helpful information on online marketing.

Rock the Vote: the Whiteflash ‘Say Yes’ Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the 2012 national elections, Whiteflash, leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, is running another installment of their own democratic elections. By casting your vote between two top engagement ring settings in their collection you will be entered to win one for yourself.

Houston Technology Company Teaching Tomorrow’s Game Developers

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an ‘Introduction to Game Design’ class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith’s belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Whiteflash Announces Earring Settings Giveaway

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., retail jewelers and ideal diamond specialists, has just announced a holiday promotion featuring a free pair of 14k gold ‘Martini’ studs. The special will run through January 2012 – just in time for the gift giving season. The popular three prong style 14k gold ear studs (valued at $195) will be complimentary with every purchase of any pair of Whiteflash in-house certified diamonds.

Whiteflash Announces Free Saturday Delivery in December

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced free Saturday delivery this December. Already known for free overnight weekday FedEx delivery on everything they sell, Whiteflash will help last minute shoppers this season by providing free FedEx Priority Overnight Saturday delivery on all orders of in stock merchandise purchased as late as 4 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011.

Brian Gavin Diamonds has an Incredible Sale on Judith Leiber Jewelry

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The name of Brian Gavin is known by diamond specialists far and wide. His company’s creative take on diamonds paved the way for the introduction of several innovative interpretations of this precious gemstone by implementing his specialized Princess, Hearts and Arrows and Quadex cuts.

Third Round for Rock the Vote with Whiteflash’s Say Yes Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Back by popular demand and with engagement season now in full swing, WhiteFlash, the leading online diamond retailer, has decided to host a third round of their own democratic election to crown the top Diamond Right Hand Ring in their collection. This election season, you can not only rock the vote, but you can also win free jewelry in the process – not a bad campaign promise. After all, the only thing better than buying a new piece of jewelry – is winning jewelry.

Synergen Consulting Surpasses 750 Projects Awarded

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.

Round Two! Rock the Vote – The Whiteflash ‘Say Yes’ Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following on the success of their first Facebook ‘Rock the Vote’ engagement ring popularity contest, Whiteflash Inc., online jeweler and specialist in ideal cut diamonds, has decided to host a second round of their own democratic election to crown the top engagement ring setting in their collection.

Another First for Brian Gavin with the Introduction of the New Customized AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality Document

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin scores another first with the introduction of the customized American Gem Society (AGS) Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document for his Signature diamonds. The AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document provides the most technologically advanced, scientifically rigorous and independently vetted cut grade system in the industry as well as the customization to complement the Brian Gavin Signature product lines. All Brian Gavin Signature diamonds are exclusively graded by the AGS Laboratories.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.

HostWink Launches YouTube Channel

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostWink launched its YouTube channel in October 2011. To see the designed HostWink page, visit www.youtube.com/hostwink . Brian Covell, the Chief Information Officer of HostWink said, ‘To better communicate with our customers we will place significant effort through a video, using YouTube as a vehicle for this exchange.’

TeDan Surgical Innovations Launches Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. The new website provides detailed product information on all of TeDan’s surgical retractors and corresponding instrumentation. Site visitors can access over 2,000 TeDan product pages using new navigational tools at tedansurgical.com.

Rock the Vote: Engagement Ring Say Yes Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the momentum and rhetoric starting to build for the looming 2012 national elections, Whiteflash, leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, has decided to host their own democratic election. By casting your vote between two top engagement rings in their collection, you will be entered to win one for yourself.

Social Networking Site Appoints Seasoned Executive as new Director

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, a website aimed directly at helping baby-boomers lead an active and productive life, is proud to announce the appointment of Patti Stevens-Lovell as the new Director of Member Services for our rapidly expanding social networking website.

Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the ‘Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ on Aug. 19

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their ‘Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.

Austin Leather Furniture Store Expands to Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Town and Country Leather announces the opening of their second retail leather furniture store in Houston Texas, located in the heart of the Galleria district at 1749 Post Oak Blvd., at the corner of San Felipe in the Post Oak Plaza shopping center, next to other prominent furniture stores.

Whiteflash Promo ‘FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS’ Creates Excitement

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utilizing the allure of their signature A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, the ongoing Whiteflash FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS promotion on Facebook is connecting new friends and spreading the love of ideal diamonds. A trio of dazzling diamond jewelry pieces is being given away in the process!

Another First for Brian Gavin Diamonds with New Android App

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After releasing a mobile app on the iPhone, iPod and iPad, Brian Gavin Diamonds has set its sights on expanding its mobile horizons even further. Due to popular demand, Brian Gavin Diamonds is the first online diamond and jewelry company to bring a mobile app to the Android market.

Free Social Networking site helps Baby-Boomer Golfers Locate Extra Players

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.

Whiteflash breaks into Top 500 E-Commerce Websites

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today that it has officially broken into the Top 500 e-commerce sites compiled each year by Internet Retailer Magazine. Coming in at number 489 in the highly anticipated annual review for 2011/2012, Whiteflash continues to distinguish itself among the millions of websites and the billions of pages on the internet with an award winning website dedicated to ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry.

Whiteflash Receives 2011 Better Business Bureau ‘Winner of Distinction’ Award

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the sixth consecutive year Whiteflash, Inc. has received the ‘Winner of Distinction’ award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The honor recognizes the commitment to integrity and top quality customer care that are the foundations of the Whiteflash mission and company culture.

Whiteflash Makes Your Friends A CUT ABOVE

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an online promotion running from April 15th through July 15th, 2011, Whiteflash is asking their avid followers and loyal customers to become friends and win BIG glittery prizes by ‘friending’ them through the brand’s popular Facebook page.

Sharewell L.P. Successfully Deploys Electro-Trac EM System to a Total Depth of 13,000-feet in the Dakota Formation of the Rocky Mountains

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell Energy Services, a division of Sharewell L.P., announced today that it just completed the drilling of a well in the Rocky Mountain area with its proprietary Electro-Magnetic Measurement While Drilling System (EM MWD) (Electro-Trac™) to a depth in excess of thirteen thousand feet (13,000 feet). This is a record depth for Sharewell’s state-of-the-art EM MWD technology.

New Whiteflash Bauble is Simply ‘Bella’

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lost in translation; definitely not. No matter what language, the outcome is the same; Whiteflash, the go-to destination on the web for superior quality diamonds, has unveiled yet another spectacular design that can only be summed up in one word – simply ‘Bella.’

ABC Welcomes Frisbee – the Bed Bug Detection Dog!

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great News Houston! ABC Home and Commercial Services now has the latest and greatest for early warning detection of bed bugs. It is a bed bug detection canine named Frisbee.

Attorneys for Michael Baisden, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey Pittman, Announce Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey ‘Nick’ Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.

Whiteflash Inc. Achieves Certification for ISO 9001:2008

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., retailer of Ideal Cut Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, announced today that it has just been officially awarded certification for the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System by SGS. It is believed that Whiteflash is the only jewelry company to have achieved this prestigious distinction.