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Whiteflash Re-Certified for ISO 9000 for the Sixth Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 6, 2016 (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 sixth 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.

EPIC’s Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Named ‘Top Benefit Advising Innovators’ by Employee Benefit Adviser

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) named Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt as “Top Benefit Advising Innovators.”

Ascende – an EPIC Company Expands Southwest Leadership Team and Welcomes New International Benefits Leader

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ascende – an EPIC Company has promoted Mary Parker and Dina Flavin to managing principals, joining Steve Goulet and Suzanne McGarey as strategic leaders of Ascende’s Health & Welfare practice. Collectively, they also serve as client engagement managers, providing senior leadership support and direction to the firm’s consulting clients.

Whiteflash Launches New Mobile First Diamond and Jewelry Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., prominent e-tailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have just launched a state-of-the art mobile first website with all new functionality and look and feel. It is the most ambitious advancement in the company’s 16 year history of cutting edge e-commerce.

EPIC adds Business Development Manager Will Ogilvie in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Will Ogilvie has joined the firm’s southwest regional office. He will be based in Houston and report to Brett Haugh, Managing Principal, Southwest Region.

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

MyDoctorsChat Fully Embraces the AMA’s New Ethical Guidelines for Telemedicine

HOUSTON, Texas, June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MHIT Business Services, Inc. – the parent company of MyDoctorsChat – a fully scalable, HIPAA compliant enterprise mobile telemedicine software solution for doctors, patients and healthcare organizations believes that the evolution of telemedicine technology offers improved access to healthcare and provides new, sophisticated opportunities for healthcare providers to address their patients’ unique healthcare needs.

Three EPIC Consultants Recognized Among the 25 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN MATEO, Calif., and HOUSTON, Texas, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Dana Liedel, Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey and Senior Vice President Lydia Rivera have been included in Employee Benefit Adviser’s list of the 25 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.

Whiteflash Named 2016 BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, was honored this week by the Better Business Bureau for excellence in quality control, customer satisfaction and community service. Named a 2016 Winner of Distinction from among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, Whiteflash has now received high honors from the BBB for twelve consecutive years and maintains an A+ rating.

Paragon Pools of Houston, Texas wins the BBB 2016 Pinnacle Award

HOUSTON, Texas, May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Pools of Texas is the winner of the 2016 BBB Pinnacle award. Over the 9 years in business, Paragon Pools has become one of the elite pool builders in Houston. From humble beginnings, the 3 owners, Leo Kleiweg, David Pavlesic, and Dan Pavlesic, have taken great pride in their quality end product.

Ascende’s Rob Massa to Present at Gulf Coast Symposium

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDIA ADVISORY: Ascende, an EPIC company, today announced that Ascende Retirement Director Rob Massa is speaking at the Gulf Coast Symposium. Massa will speak on ‘The Intersection of Health Care and Retirement’ on Thursday, May 12 at 9 a.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

AlEn USA Steps in to Help Flooding Victims in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Houston family was pleasantly surprised when employees of AlEn USA, the manufacturers of CLORALEN(R) Regular Bleach, showed up at their home to donate bleach for deep cleaning of their property devastated by the flood.

Victory Packaging Recommits to Hunger Relief Efforts, Continues Partnership with Move For Hunger

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

For the Third Consecutive Year ENSUENO, PINALEN, PINOL and CLORALEN Donate $25,000 to Help Find a Cure for Childhood Cancer

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, AlEn USA join 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.

Whiteflash Launches HD Video for Loose Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced this week that it is adding High Definition 360 degree video to their website for their in-house loose diamonds.

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.