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Archive | January, 2012

EPIC Enhances SLICE insurance program for Pizza Restaurant and Delivery Operators

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announced that they have expanded the menu of coverage available in their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed ‘SLICE’ (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the program now includes customized Commercial Excess Liability Coverage designed specifically for Pizza Delivery Operators.

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Bringing Networking and Business Conversations ‘Above the Line’

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local business owners and managers, fed up with the negative rhetoric and ‘scarcity’ mindset, formed a group called Above the Line America. With their collaborative efforts, they have put together an extraordinary event designed specifically for business leaders and community advocates interested in raising their bottom line and changing business conversation, as we know it.

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2012 Hospitality Industry Survey Provides Insights from Users of Over 100 Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner, a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,500 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 100 different POS systems.

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MCT Trading’s Philip Rasori to Speak on Risk Management Panel in Texas

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading hedging and risk management firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of risk management advisory in the secondary market at the Texas MBA’s Southern Secondary Market Conference. The panel is being held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Woodlands, Texas on Wednesday, January 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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California Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 17, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, John Banuelos, 67, of Elk Grove, has been appointed to the California Boating and Waterways Commission. Banuelos worked at the California Conservation Corps from 1997 to 2004 and from 1977 to 1992 in multiple positions, including program and evaluation manager.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Experiences Explosive Growth and Product Expansion

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.

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White Glove Transportation to Hold First Annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale of Over 500 Available Pieces Jan. 28-29, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Glove Transportation, a leader in fine furniture logistics and delivery for the design community, is holding the first annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale, for two days on January 28 and 29. Located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 110 West 19th Street in New York, the sale is offering over 500 pieces with a discount of up to 75 percent on select items.

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SunEdison has joined the growing number of solar energy providers to adopt PowerGuard’s unique PowerClip extended warranty protection

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading global provider of solar energy services, SunEdison, a client of retail insurance broker Lockton Companies, has joined the growing number of solar energy providers to adopt PowerGuard’s unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

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Patricia Mitchell First to Receive Top Recognition from Toyota Material Handling

FREWSBURG, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JIT Toyota-Lift is proud to announce that Patricia Mitchell is the first woman in the U.S. to achieve the Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU) 3rd Gear status. Recognizing the valuable role that Customer Service Support Reps (CSSRs) play in customer satisfaction and the overall growth of a Toyota forklift dealership, TMHU created a program that provides them with ongoing training and education.

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Rangers Fans Attacked in Philly to Be Treated to Special Game with Players

WALL, N.J., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two NY Rangers fans who were attacked and beaten outside a Philadelphia bar on January 2, 2012, after the Rangers vs. Flyers match up are about to receive the star treatment thanks to a business owner with ties to former team members. Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, will host the two men, Neal Auricchio Jr. and Michael Janocko at the February 12th Rangers game.

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New Orleans Electrician Lights Up The New Year Putting Community First

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most New Orleanians have been focused on LSU and Saints football, one local resident has put football aside for the moment to help a family in need. Devoting a portion of his company’s time and resources through the recent Christmas holidays and new year, Ciro Pennino, owner of Trinity Electric, LLC is helping one local couple final get back into their home by providing complete electrical rewiring services and making the home ready to pass city code inspections.

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Free to Get EaseUS CleanGenius Pro on Mac App Store Now – Time Limited Offer

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a leading provider of storage management and maintenance, focusing on providing quality, innovative Mac software for better Mac system performance, today launches a time limited offer for Mac users to get CleanGenius Pro ($2.99) for absolutely free on the Apple Mac App Store.

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Combine 40 – From Athletic Fields to The Roadways

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don’t worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

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Voices.com steps up to the microphone as a Premier sponsor of VOICE 2012, a conference for voice actors, June 13-16 in Anaheim, Calif.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Voices.com, an online marketplace connecting businesses with voice actors, is pleased to announce their sponsorship of The VoiceOver International Creative Experience (VOICE 2012). Voices.com supported VOICE 2007 and 2010 in previous years through sponsorship, social media reporting and editorial coverage, extending the reach of the conference to a global audience hungry for the latest news, information and trends observed during the industry conference.

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According to San Francisco based The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.

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Secretary Salazar, Gov. Brown Expand Partnership to Expedite Renewable Energy Projects in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed an agreement to expand a state and federal partnership that has, over the last two years, paved the way for more than a dozen utility-scale solar energy projects and more than 130 renewable power projects in California.

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Dr. Marc Spitz and The Foot Pain Center Celebrates 38 Years of Treating Peripheral Neuropathy

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Since 1974, Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been helping patients to beat peripheral neuropathy. After observing epidemic numbers of people developing peripheral neuropathy in their feet, he decided to make this his practice’s focus.

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Cleveland Based Restaurant Manager Recruiting Firm, Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, Signs On Several Restaurant Chains as Clients

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Max and Erma’s; KFC; and Taco Bell have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.

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Largest East Coast Antique and Classic Boat Festival Set for March 23-25 in Tavares

TAVARES, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve always wanted a close-up view of a boat like James Bond’s or an exciting ride in a seaplane, cruise over to the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival on Lake Dora at Wooton Park in Tavares on March 23, 24, and 25, 2012. Those are just a couple of the highlights planned for the 25th anniversary of the largest antique and classic boat show on America’s East Coast.

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Fare Buzz Launches Vacation Rentals

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, has recently launched a vacation rental option in a move to set the company apart from other online travel companies. It also looks to improve the company’s revenue within a crowded travel industry.

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Anytime Collect Available as Private-Label Service to Help Banks Increase Treasury Deposits 12 Days Faster

CHARDON, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b software announced today that Anytime Collect, a cloud-based credit and collections management solution, is available for banks and financial institutions to private label and offer to their business customers to help them automate accounts receivable collections.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 11, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Nathaniel Kirtman III, 40, of Sherman Oaks, has been appointed to the California Lottery Commission. Kirtman has been senior vice president of publicity for NBC Universal since 2009 after serving as a vice president from 2006 to 2009.

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L.A. Marketing Firm Celebrates 29th year with $50K in services donated to worthy charitable orgs, extends grant application deadline

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope, a California-based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced an extension on the deadline for its 2012 PR Grant program for nonprofit orgs to January 31.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces City’s Plan to Ensure Continued Job Creation, Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen today introduced a resolution at the Board of Supervisors to ensure that major redevelopment projects, such as Mission Bay, the Hunters Point Shipyard, and Transbay as well as affordable housing projects under the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency can continue after the State required their elimination.

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Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, LAPD Chief Beck Release Gang Reduction Stats

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck today announced the 2011 results of the City’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program including a successful 2011 Summer Night Lights (SNL) program resulting in a 35 percent reduction in gang related Part 1 crimes for all SNL sites.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces HIV/AIDS Funding in City’s Budget

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisors Scott Wiener, David Campos and Christina Olague announced the introduction at the Board of Supervisors a $1.8 million budget supplemental for HIV/AIDS care and treatment funding to protect essential services to the City’s most vulnerable despite severe budget shortfalls.

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Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced formation of a strategic business relationship with BioJet International

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced formation of a strategic business relationship with BioJet International. CERT is comprised of 57 sovereign Indian tribes as members. CERT members collectively own and manage more than 30 percent of the coal west of the Mississippi; 40 percent of domestic uranium; and 10 percent of known national oil and gas reserves in the United States.

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