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Clear Lake Area Doctor Selected as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center of Reproductive Medicine today announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a ‘Rising Star’ – an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Introduces Brian Gavin Yellow

HOUSTON, Texas, July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned international jeweler, Brian Gavin Diamonds, introduces its newest luxury collection, Brian Gavin Yellow(TM), a line featuring certified fancy yellow diamonds set in left or right hand ring settings. These beautiful diamonds are set in platinum, 18K white gold or 14K white gold.

Arbitration Hearings Scheduled: Wolinskys vs. American International Industries, Inc. and Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. (‘American’; Ticker: AMIN / OTC:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.

Former Director to Consolidate Civil Lawsuits Filed Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (‘American’; Ticker ‘AMIN’), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.

Revelry on Richmond Partners with the Houston Wave to Shuttle Rodeo Attendees

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revelry on Richmond has partnered with Houston’s only jitney, The Houston Wave, to bus Houstonians to and from Reliant Stadium every day throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Rodeo Barbeque Cook-off, from Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Former Director Files Two Lawsuits Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have filed two civil lawsuits (Cause No. 2014-74771 filed 12/31/2014 in the 157th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging defamation and Cause No. 2015-00708 filed 01/07/2015 in the 11th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging fraud) against AMIN and its CEO and President, Daniel Dror.

Houston Hosts The Nation’s Largest Real Estate Investment Expo

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Investors from all over Texas and the nation will be gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston to learn from the nation’s leading experts. On Jan. 31, 2015, Lifestyles Unlimited, a Houston based real estate education company, will be hosting a Wealth and Passive Income Expo that is expected to have over 2,500 people from all over the world in attendance.

CLORALEN, Ensueno, Pinalen and Pinol donated $25,000 to help find a cure for childhood cancer

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second consecutive year, AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children’s Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country’s leading pediatric cancer researchers.

Pop-Acoustic Artist Mic Tunez Announces Debut CD ‘Simplified’

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop Artist Mic Tunez (pronounced Mike Tunes) announces the debut of his first acoustic album, released on September 21, 2014. The ‘Simplified’ project was recorded in the world-class Wire Road Studios where other renowned music artists record such as Grammy Award Winner Beyonce’, India Arie and Wiz Khalifa.

Distribute Royalty Reports via the Cloud

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC released their latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service.

Whiteflash Named 2014 BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, was honored this week by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for excellence in quality control, customer service and customer satisfaction. Named a 2014 Winner of Distinction among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, Whiteflash has now received high honors from the BBB for nine years in a row and maintains an A+ rating.

Whiteflash Becomes Simon G. Reseller

HOUSTON, Texas, April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that they have become an authorized reseller for top jewelry design company Simon G.

Whiteflash Recertified for ISO 9000

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and fine designer engagement rings, announced today that they have been recertified for ISO 9000 for the third consecutive year. International Standards Organization (ISO) certification requires documented and audited practices promoting top level quality control and continual improvement. Whiteflash is one of very few retail jewelers in the world to be certified for ISO 9000.

Whiteflash Store Approved for Membership in American Gem Society

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., a leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that their retail store has been granted membership in the prestigious American Gem Society. Recognized for the success of their first retail store, and for a continued reputation for excellence in the domestic and international jewelry market, Whiteflash joins an organization comprised of some of the finest jewelers in the world.

Whiteflash Becomes Tacori Platinum Partner

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash, internationally acclaimed retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that they have become Platinum level distributors for industry-leading jewelry designer Tacori.

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.