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Page 11 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



360 Mortgage Group Hires Account Executive Jon Tinsley to Serve Growing Northern California Market

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Jon Tinsley, the latest addition to 360’s growing unit of California-based account executives. In his 27 years of mortgage sales, management and operations experience, Tinsley has demonstrated an acute ability to listen, analyze, and respond with solid solutions to brokers’, loan officers’ and borrowers’ needs.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Michigan-based Account Executive Jeffrey Eason

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is pleased to expand its presence in Michigan and the Midwest region with the addition of Jeffrey Eason as an account executive. Eason has worked for more than 10 years in the mortgage industry and has demonstrated exceptional experience as a sales and account manager with the ability to create excellent sales growth and produce customer satisfaction within program and project development operations.

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.

American Land Forces Institute Announces Launch – Nonprofit Will Focus on America’s Ground Forces

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colonel Jack H. Pryor (U.S. Army, Retired) today announced the formation and launch of a new nonprofit organization, the American Land Forces Institute (ALFI). Based in San Antonio, Texas, ALFI will focus on policy, advocacy, education and services in support of land forces and small combat units across all branches of the U.S. military, the National Guard, and domestic law enforcement.

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.

360 Mortgage Group Now Licensed in Washington, D.C.-Metro Area – New markets include Maryland, Virginia

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the goal of expanding its wholesale services to all fifty states, 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is announcing that they are now licensed to provide mortgages to residents in the Mid-Atlantic region of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

360 Mortgage Group Supports Mortgage Brokers Through 2012 Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals Annual Trade Show Sponsorship

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is sponsoring the upcoming Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) annual trade show on Tuesday, March 6 in Tampa, Florida.

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.

360 Mortgage Group Releases Closing Doc Functionality to Broker Network

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has announced the release of Broker Docs, a closing document clearing functionality now available online to all 360 Mortgage Group brokers. This new feature to 360 Mortgage Group’s suite of proprietary online origination tools is expected to shorten closing time by at least 50 percent.

National Non-Profit Honors Fort Worth Moving Company as Mover of the Year

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FireFighting’s Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.

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.

As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas’s New Mentoring Program

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: ‘Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation’s youth for a bright future.’ Themed ‘Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,’ January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.

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.

Smashburger Sizzles into Temple in January 2012 – ‘Better Burgers’ come to town at 31st and HK Dodgen Loop

TEMPLE, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing ‘better burger’ restaurant, brings their fresh approach to burgers to Temple when they open their first location on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 3008 S. 31st Street. Smashburger brings their juicy burgers that are smashed fresh and served delicious, along with its Haagen-Dazs shakes, tempting sides and regional menu items crafted to please local palates to the heart of Temple.

American College of Radiation Oncology Engages Revenue Cycle Inc. as its Official Billing/Coding Consultant

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revenue Cycle Inc. has again been named the official billing/coding consultant to the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), according to Ron DiGiaimo, CEO of Revenue Cycle Inc.

Rare Silver Coin to Sell for $97,500

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Gold Bureau, a leading distributor of silver coins and silver bullion, today announced the availability of the 1895 Morgan Dollar Proof 65 Cameo Silver Coin, also known as the ‘King of the Morgan Dollars.’ With 880 minted and only 20 ever graded in proof 65 condition by NGC, this coin is very rare and unique for its class.

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.

‘Blind Turn’ Movie Trailer Forecasts Sobering Thrills and Chills

LONGVIEW, Texas, Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Point Zero Seven announced this week the release of a new movie trailer for ‘Blind Turn,’ a psychological thriller that centers on drunk driving.

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.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Bob Paglia as Account Executive, Expands Southern California Footprint

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia’s territory includes the Southern California region.

360 Mortgage Group Adds Hugh Sinclair as Pacific Northwest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes High Sinclair as a newly hired account executive. Covering the Washington-state region, Sinclair brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.

Ex-Death Row Exonerees Demand Stay of Hank Skinner Execution

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, 27 exonerated ex-death row survivors – all members of the group Witness to Innocence – urged the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case. Skinner, who was sentenced to death for a 1995 triple murder, has a scheduled execution date of November 9.

Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Announces Details of Southern Secondary Market Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced the location and dates of its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference. This year’s conference – dubbed Ingredients for Success: Education, Understanding, Execution and Results – will be hosted at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on January 18-19, 2012.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Rosa Beaty as Midwest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Rosa Beaty as a newly hired account executive for the Midwest region, specifically Illinois. Beaty comes to 360 with more than 30 years of experience in retail and wholesale mortgage lending.

Fantastic Pricing on Unbeatable Buda and Austin Homes for Sale from Your Local Builder

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington’s popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing – and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!

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.

Radio Host Michael Baisden Invests in Small Businesses with ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.

RC Billing Named in Austin Business Journal’s 2011 List of Fastest Growing Companies

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.

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.

Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.

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.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Services Agreement in Caribbean

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 18, 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 signed an agreement to provide security training and services to Armorguard Patrol and Technical Services.

Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Selects Cogent’s Data Access and Reporting Service to Manage Settlement Data

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group announced today that their Data Access and Reporting Service (DARS) has been chosen by the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) to manage their market settlement data as they enter the ERCOT power generation market.

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.’

Buffington Homes Offers Highly Desirable North Austin Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Central Texas and Austin real estate, is excited to offer north Austin homes for sale in Pflugerville’s fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130’s to $300’s and home sizes range from 1400 sq. ft. up to 4500 sq. ft. All Buffington Homes are Energy Star certified and tested, meaning Buffington homes use at least 15 percent less energy than a non Energy Star home.

Softway Solutions partnering with Blazing Forge Games

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Softway Solutions, a web design, web and mobile application development and multimedia company in Houston, Texas, has announced its plans to invest in and grow Blazing Forge Games (BFG), a leading developer of popular video games for multiple platforms, including Xbox Live and the Windows Phone 7.