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For the 2nd Straight Year Sales Talent Inc. Named to Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

SEATTLE, Wash., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a sales recruiting firm located in Mercer Island, Washington, was honored as one of Washington State’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ June 20th by Seattle Business Magazine at an awards dinner at the Westin Seattle. This is the 2nd year in a row Sales Talent Inc. has won the award.

Seattle Bash announces the 11th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash returning to the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash would continue the long tradition of being held at the EMP Museum in downtown Seattle.

The Return of the 11th Annual Pulse the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 10 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. Presented by Halloween Seattle.

Sales Talent Inc. Named to Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a sales recruiting firm based in Mercer Island, Wash., was selected as one of Washington State’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine. Awards were presented during a cocktail reception and dinner at the Westin Seattle on June 14, hosted by Brock Huard, with a keynote by Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll.

Squarerigger Software Announces Record 2012 First Quarter

SILVERDALE, Wash., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Squarerigger Software’s SQ.7(TM) Fleet Maintenance System, Revolution(R) Tire Tracking and Tire Management System, The Inspector(TM) and its Tire Dealer Advantage(TM) software packages continue increasing the pace of acceptance in the industry.

TAX TIP: Get Long-Term Care Insurance NOW to Qualify for Deduction Next Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care insurance is subsidized, in effect, by Uncle Sam. ‘For many people, a large part of their premium cost is deductible on their federal tax return,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). ‘That doesn’t make coverage free, but it makes it more affordable for millions.’ LTCFP is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced agencies specializing in long-term care insurance.

The 10th Annual Indulgence New Year’s Eve Bash Returns to The EMP

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeattleBash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash would continue it’s long tradition of being held at the EMP museum in downtown Seattle. INDULGENCE, known as ‘Seattle’s largest and hottest New Year’s Eve party,’ has sold out every year for the last 9 years, primarily because of its unique proposition to partygoers: offering 5 parties in one.

Healthy Pets, Happy People to Gather at Woofstock in Edmonds

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.

Long Term Care Insurance Specialist and Attorney Helen Boyer Goes to Bat for Washington State Consumers Needing LTC Protection

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington state residents are about to be rewarded for planning ahead for their long-term care (LTC) needs, but the forthcoming program will be even better with a few tweaks. So says Helen Boyer, who testified on October 11 before the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Boyer, a Bellevue-based attorney specializing in insurance law, is a Partner with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.

The 10th Annual ULTIMATE Halloween Bash! Saturday, October 29, 2011 Showbox at the Market, downtown Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year Halloween Seattle is bringing you the ‘ULTIMATE Halloween Bash’ Halloween Party. It is the biggest Halloween Costume Party in Seattle! Tonight, you’re in control!

Bellevue and Seattle Communities Raise Money to Help Washington Women In Need

BELLEVUE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. Representing a 10 percent increase over funds raised at the 2010 luncheons, all of the money raised will directly go to establishing grants for women who need assistance in education, health care and counseling.

Soundrangers Release Sound Effects Library on Hard Drive

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soundrangers, an award winning game audio studio, announces the release of its popular online sound effects library on hard drive. The Soundrangers Sound Effects Library has been inspired by years of custom sound design for video games and has been used for years by such industry leading companies as Google, Nickelodeon, Microsoft, Cartoon Network, Adobe, and HBO.

Global Green Light Day is March 21

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Green Light Day (GGLD) is a powerful new global movement. Initiated by Marilyn Schoeman, creator of Green Light®, it occurs on the first day of spring, March 21. On this day, step out with your Greenest spirit and enjoy Global Green Light Day. The Green Light® Goal is: Create the greatest good, in the best way, for the most people, for the longest time.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems Corrects Information Released to the Press on March 9

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CORRECTION: On March 9, Trans Marine Propulsion Systems (TMPS) issued a press release that included errors, corrected here. The release stated that TMPS had secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line, and that TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii, and to British Columbia, Canada.

Valley Power Systems Inc. Appoints Trans Marine Propulsion Systems as a Sales and Service Center for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel Line

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line. TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii.

Seattle Bash Announces the 9th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash announces the 9th annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash – the largest New Year’s Eve party in the Northwest, being held at the EMP (Experience Music Project) in downtown Seattle.

Dr. Michael F. Uschold joins Semantic Arts as a Senior Ontology Consultant

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Dr. Michael F. Uschold of Seattle, Washington joined Semantic Arts as a Senior Ontology Consultant. Michael is an internationally recognized expert with over two decades experience in developing and transitioning semantic technology from academia to industry.

Seattle Wine Tasting Featuring Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar Will Help Feed Hungry School Children

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The seventh annual Le Vin a Son Apogee (Wine at its Best) wine tasting and auction will be hosted by Overlake Service League on Saturday, November 13, at Fremont Studios in Seattle. In its 6th year, this event offers tasters hundreds of international and northwest wines, rated over 90 points, poured by a team of leading sommeliers from the Puget Sound area.

The 9th Annual Ultimate Halloween Bash!

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year Space City Mixer events are bringing you the ‘Ultimate Halloween Bash’ Halloween Party. It is the biggest Halloween Costume Party in Seattle! Tonight, you’re in control. Be anything you want to be. Tonight is the night to bring out your ultimate costume.

Never Forget to Take an Important Pill Again

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forgetting to take a pill can lead to not only short term, but also long-term health problems. Daily Pill Calls (DailyPillCalls.com) ensures that people avoid both. According to one study, about one third to one half of Americans do not take their medications as prescribed. This can be detrimental to people’s health and their pocketbooks.

All of Us Know What It’s Like to Get Screwed in Business by Not Being Prepared or Aware

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

Marcon International Trading, Inc. – Pioneers in the Automotive Industry

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite today’s woeful economic climate, one of the most dynamic global markets is emerging in a most unlikely place: the Russian Far East. A key player in that region, Marcon International Trading, Inc., is actively and successfully engaged in the export of automobile parts, lubricants, diagnostic equipment and tires.

Real-Life Experience Prompts Mom to Launch Home Kit Drug Test Website

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, but the consequences of not having this conversation can be devastating. That’s where Drug Tests by Mom comes in. ‘You only need to use methamphetamines once,’ says Arlene Nelson, founder. ‘That’s why it’s so important for parents to get involved.’

Music Industry Veterans Rave About Newly Released Book, ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) was just released by author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

Compelling Clinical Data Proves VitalStim Therapy Offers Relief from Dysphagia and Swallowing Difficulty

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VitalStim(R) Therapy is a patented-therapy process and equipment system developed specifically to treat dysphagia and patients with difficulty swallowing. And, it’s safe and effective. Developed by Marcy L. Freed, MA, CCC-SLP, in response to reports that approximately 15 million Americans live with dysphagia, VitalStim Therapy is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy cleared to market, in December 2002, by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The 8th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash is back at the EMP! Presented by Seattle Bash, ‘Indulgence’ brings together 5 parties in one. It is the largest New Year’s Eve Party in Seattle with over 3,000 guests attending. This year, party in the cool surroundings of the EMP with 5 unique experiences located throughout the museum featuring music acts, comedy acts and DJ’s.

Bokashicycle Announces First Successful Full-Scale Commercial Fermentation Process

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the U.S. alone, annually, more than 30 million tons of food waste is sent to landfills. Less than three percent of that waste is diverted from landfills, primarily through composting, producing greenhouse gases and heat. Bokashicycle offers a safer and more economic alternative. By implementing the bokashicycle, commercial operations can divert tons of waste away from landfills and compost sites, converting that waste into high-quality fertilizer.

Kids Learn the Art of Magic, Star in YouTube Video

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Families are invited to ‘Magic Tricks and Secrets Live,’ a combination magic workshop, DVD release party, and a chance for kids to star in their own magic video on Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at the King County Library System Service Center. Admission is free; ‘Living Room Magic’ DVDs are available for purchase. Kids learn magic with rubber bands, paperclips, playing cards, and more. All props and hands-on instruction are provided.

Brain Grenade Entertainment Announces the Release of D.a. Thompson’s CD ‘Disclaimer’ and Seattle Release Party on August 18th, 2009

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brain Grenade Entertainment (BGE) proudly announces the release date and CD Release Party for D.a. Thompson’s new extended play album titled ‘Disclaimer’ on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 at Galerias in Seattle, Washington. The first single off of D.a. Thompson’s EP is entitled, ‘Just you and me.’

Discover Heirloom Cuisine Announces Culinary Vacation Adventures with Cherry Picking Picnics, and Artisan Cheese Making

SEATTLE, Wash., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Discover Heirloom Cuisine, a week-long reality experience, meets increasing demand for culinary travel vacations, following in the footsteps of farmers to learn the story of sustainable, heirloom foods and farms.

Critical Sun Recordings and Darrius Willrich are Proud to Present Darrius’ New Album ‘Can’t Get Enough’

SEATTLE, Wash., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Darrius Willrich and Critical Sun Recordings bring you the CD Release – and the release party – for Darrius’ new album ‘Can’t Get Enough,’ on the Main Stage at the Triple Door in Seattle Washington on April 29th, 2009. Twenty five percent of all profits from the album go to PATH, an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health.

Artisteer – Web and Blog Design Automation Software Updated to Version 2.0

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft announces Artisteer 2.0, a new version of its award winning automated Web design tool for creating templates for Websites and blogs. The new version adds support for the most popular open source content management systems: Joomla and Drupal, in addition to previously supported Wordpress themes and generic web templates. Other new features include typography, internationalization of exported templates, and more.

Bokashicycle Delivers Safer and More Effective Alternative to Traditional Composting

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and founder of Bokashicycle, it may be doing more harm than good. Bokashicycle is the totally natural way to reduce, reuse and recycle organic waste. It heals the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.

Soundrangers Online Sound Library Launches New Web Site

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soundrangers announces the launch of their new web site, soundrangers.com. Founded in 1998, Soundrangers.com was the first online sound library to specialize in creating royalty free sound effects and music specifically designed for the emerging world of interactive and online media. From the beginning their focus was to provide high quality sound effects and music for bandwidth sensitive applications such as video games, websites and software.

Long Term Care Insurance for Business Owners and Executives: Tax Benefits Often Overlooked

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For people in business, there’s good news on the long term healthcare front. They can often insure themselves for less, thanks to favorable tax legislation. ‘Most owners or executives can use company dollars for a tax-deductible plan for themselves, their spouse, and dependents,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

300 Leaders from Fast-Growing Kirkland Company Will Meet to Plan Hyper-growth and Give Back to the Community

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What has a scavenger hunt got to do with helping local children and creating 500 new insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency based in Kirkland, thinks otherwise. Says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations, ‘While searching for camping items to give to youngsters, our sales leaders will start brainstorming how to grow the business and hire hundreds of really good new people.’

It’s Time for the BIGGEST New Year’s Eve Party in the Northwest: The 7th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash!

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is the largest New Year’s Eve Party in Seattle with over 5,000 guests expected. According to event producers Black Opal Ventures, LLC, ‘This year, we have designed over 100,000 sq. ft. of pure party space at Bell Harbor International Conference Center at Pier 66, containing 7 unique experiences located throughout the building; featuring music acts, comedy acts and DJs.’

Jim Curry’s Tribute to the Music of John Denver Coming to Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When audiences close their eyes during a Jim Curry concert, they may find the similarities between him and John Denver uncanny and when they open their eyes, they just might do a double-take. Curry doesn’t do an impersonation of Denver, his performance is a true tribute, but he shares many of the same qualities of the popular singer/songwriter- from his clean down-home looks to his smooth voice and pleasant manner.

Top Haunted Attractions Select INTERACTIVE TICKETING for Online Sales

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTERACTIVE TICKETING by Electric Arrow announced today that 6 top U.S. haunted attractions have selected them as their exclusive provider for online ticketing. Industry leading haunted attractions include The Bates Motel (Glenn Mills, PA), Kersey Valley – Spookywoods (High Point, NC), Nightmare on the Bayou (Houston, TX), Nightmare on 13th (Salt Lake City, UT), The Haunted Hotel (San Diego, CA) and NetherWorld Haunted Attractions (Norcross, GA).

Major Unofficial Upgrade for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Vista and XP Released by Extensoft

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an answer to the market’s demand for a better, more user-friendly Microsoft(R) Windows(R), Extensoft announced today the release of its Extensions for Windows – a product that significantly broadens the functionality of both Windows XP and Vista. Extensions for Windows is the first community driven, modular upgrade for Windows XP and Vista and contains a number of new features Windows users have desired as part of the operating system.