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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.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Launches iPhone Application to Enhance Shoppers’ Diamond Engagement Ring, Loose Diamond and Jewelry Shopping Experience

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin, a fifth generation diamond cutter and expert who literally grew up amongst diamonds and worked in his family’s diamond factory in South Africa, proudly announces the release of a mobile device application (app) that intimately connects mobile users with Brian Gavin Diamonds.

Whiteflash.com Calls Upon Leon Mege to Craft New Lotus Collection

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash, the leading online diamond marketplace, has collaborated with well known designer Leon Mege to create their newly launched Lotus Collection. Already known for their exacting quality, superior A Cut Above® Super Ideal Cut Hearts and Arrows diamonds, coupled with their unmatched focus on customer service, the brand now has yet another line which exemplifies why they are such a shopping destination for today’s savvy brides and grooms.

11th Anniversary Translates Into Big Savings for Whiteflash Customers

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s the best way to celebrate entering your eleventh year of successfully delivering the finest quality, and most comprehensive selection of spectacular diamonds on the Internet. Whiteflash has decided to pour on the good karma and pass on the savings with their exclusive 11th Heaven Promotion.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Launches ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ – Facebook Fans can Win Diamond Pin or Grand Prize Diamond Pendant

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin Diamonds announced today the launch of its ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ as part of its ongoing efforts to embrace social networking and reach out to new friends, current customers and fans online through social media.

Veteran Programmer Launches CryptoFD for Flash Drive and Memory Device Protection

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hodson’s Software, LLC this week announced the launch of a brand new product – CryptoFD – designed to protect files on flash memory devices such as flash drives, SD cards, Micro-SD cards, compact flash cards and memory sticks. ‘There is no longer a need to limit use to expensive, protected USB flash drives,’ says Howard Hodson, software developer.

Sharewell L.P. Completes the Purchase of its Electro-Trac EM Technology from E-Spectrum Technologies, Inc.

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the patented, proprietary EM MWD technology jointly developed pursuant to an exclusive license agreement between E-Spectrum Technologies and Sharewell L.P. This unique technology was initially developed by E-Spectrum in cooperation with the Department of Energy.

First Houston Flamenco Festival

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In keeping with its mission to teach, preserve and promote Flamenco in its most authentic form, Del Espadin Flamenco and Spanish Dance Academy is proud to present Houston’s very first Flamenco Festival. From Thursday, October 28th, to Sunday, October 31st, Houston flamenco lovers and students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand all the passion and excitement of true ‘flamenco puro.’

Belly Dance Workshop with Suhaila Salimpour

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soraya’s School of Belly Dance will host a workshop taught by internationally acclaimed belly dancer Suhaila Salimpour on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 2010. Ms. Salimpour is a well-known performer, teacher and choreographer of belly dance.

Whiteflash.com Offers Red Hot Fall Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer Whiteflash Inc. offers customers a complimentary pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings with the purchase of award-winning ‘Jennifer’ platinum and diamond engagement ring from Designs by Vatche.

Bank Repossessions Hit Record High

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure-Support, a market-leading source of foreclosed home listings and foreclosure market analysis, reported today that bank repossessions during the second quarter of 2010 topped out at 269,962 properties, the highest ever quarterly total since the foreclosure crisis began. The figure was up 5 percent from the previous quarter, and 38 percent from the second quarter of 2009.