blacktop

- Advertisement -

Author Archive | Valerie Gotten

ImageWorks Corporation/AFP – The Leader in Veterinary Digital Dental Imaging, Acquired

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver, Colo.) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (Elmsford, N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the ‘Made in the USA’ tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Healthcare INSIGHTS(R) Named KLAS #1 Budgeting Software Three Years in a Row

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), a leading provider of financial management and decision-support solutions for the healthcare industry, has earned a #1 spot in the Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services, Market Segment Category, Budgeting. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Worldwide Telecommunications Industry Revenue to Reach $2.4 Trillion in 2019, says Insight Research Corp.

DURANGO, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global telecommunications industry continued to advance in 2013 and 2014, but at a slower rate than predicted a year ago, according to a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. In the U.S., home disconnections and lower business spending contributed to wireline revenue declines at AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink, while competition drove slower growth in wireless service revenues at Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Classic Gardens brings out the ‘Landscape Impossible’ in Colorado

MONUMENT, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Classic Gardens Inc., in Monument, Colorado, has recently been credited for taking the missions that many other landscapers simply cannot accept. As a landscape specialist in Colorado, the company has been asked to take care of and – in some cases – fix some pretty ‘impossible’ situations for some of the largest and most intricate landscaping scenarios in Colorado – one of America’s most outdoor and scenic-oriented states. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Regent Education Reports Record Growth in 2013, Extensive Expansion Plans in 2014

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company’s flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’ (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

New Answer to America’s Long-Term Care Crisis: LTC Insurance and Beyond

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

International Document Services’ Growth in Mortgage Document Preparation Drives Expansion of Customer Service Team in 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced it has expanded its internal customer service team by 72 percent in 2013 and its overall staff by 45 percent. The company attributes the expansion to increased demand for the company’s initial disclosure document preparation services and electronic signature functionality, particularly in light of the Jan. 14 Dodd-Frank changes. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

World’s Only Music Transfer Freeware: Don’t Miss KiwiGeeker’s Groundbreaking KiwiG PhonTunes

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KiwiG PhonTunes is the must-try free music transfer application launched this week by data specialist software and integrated data solution provider KiwiGeeker. Overcoming many of the greatest music transfer challenges, KiwiG PhonTunes enables users to transfer any music between multiple devices free-of-charge and without fear of file overwriting. This software is absolutely indispensable to any true music lover. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Leawo Gives Out iTransfer as Free Spring Giveaway Gift with Giveaway of the Day

SHENZHEN, China and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leawo Software is working with Giveaway of the Day to give out Leawo iTransfer as the one-day limited giveaway gift on giveawayoftheday.com on Jan. 27, 2014. Meanwhile, Leawo iTransfer is also available for totally free from Jan. 27 to Feb. 12, 2014 on Leawo’s 2014 Spring Promotion, along with multiple high discounted special offers and bundles. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Belpre City Schools to Save $56,185 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Specialty Relocation Services Company Commits to Fight Hunger – J.E. Kelleher Inc. Becomes Partner of Move For Hunger

BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Makro Productions releases Flight Map app, provides travelers with on-board, personal flight tracker

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makro Productions today announced the release of Flight Map, a unique Android app that gives air travelers the ability to personally track their flights in real-time, just like the flight tracking programs offered by airlines on some long-distance flights. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

KiwiGeeker Launches KiwiG PhonTunes Freeware to Overcome iTunes and Mobile Device Music Transfer and Management Challenges

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KiwiGeeker, a software developer and solution provider specializing in data management and data recovery solutions, today announced the launch of their first freeware, KiwiG PhonTunes, to break music transfer barriers for music lovers everywhere. KiwiG PhonTunes allows users to freely and flexibly transfer music (with ratings and other relevant data included) between any iOS and Android device and any PC’s iTunes library. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Las Vegas Urban Limo Offers New Transfer Option for Travelers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle traveling from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Adventure Destinations Across the Nation Gear Up for Seasonal Hiring in Partnership with Cool Works

GARDINER, Mont., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, Cool Works offers thousands of job openings in national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

ESN Introduces the First Luxury GPS Golf Watch at the 2014 PGA Show

LAPORTE, Ind., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expresso Satellite Navigation (ESN) is proud to debut the first of their Links and Luxury Series watches at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. The new Titanium GPS Golf Watches are equally at home on the course or on the town. The WR72 Alpha utilizes its own proprietary forged Titanium alloy that is 30 times stronger than steel, extremely light weight and is 100 percent hypoallergenic. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Edupoint Expands Learning Management Offering with Addition of Online Assessment

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint’s learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

IDS Selects Sales Veteran Daniel Miller as Vice President of Business Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) has hired Daniel Miller as vice president of business development. With nearly 20 years’ experience in sales, Miller will be responsible for overseeing IDS’s various partner integrations and new customer implementations, in addition to managing and growing IDS’s Western sales region. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Black Men’s Xchange Celebrates 25 Years with New State-of-the-Art Community Space in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Men’s Xchange (BMX), the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C. The event was co-sponsored in partnership with celebrated D.C. staple Al Sura, Inc., a non-profit public charity foundation. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Callie Walston joins Four Seasons Compassion for Life Development Department

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. A lifetime resident of Asheville, Buncombe County, Walston holds a 2006 bachelor’s degree in communications from Appalachian State University, and is a 2002 graduate of North Buncombe High School. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Bash Foo To Open Entrepreneurial Center in Tipp City

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo, a digital marketing agency, announced today that they will be opening the Bash Foo Entrepreneurial Center later this spring. The Entrepreneurial Center, to be located at 140 E. Broadway Ave., represents an unprecedented local commitment by the company to expand and nurture small business activity in Tipp City and the surrounding area. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Edupoint Releases Online Registration Module for the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Self-Publishing, Inc. Appoints Andrew Pate as Senior Vice President, Business Development

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Self-Publishing, Inc., the venerated New York-based publishing services company, has appointed Andrew Pate to the position of Senior Vice President, Business Development. Pate’s accomplishments include growing Lightning Print into one of the largest Print-on-Demand (POD) providers in the world, now Lighting Source. In addition, he oversaw the increase of sales at Lulu, based in North Carolina, from $5 Million to $35 Million. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

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. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Emerging Wireless Technologies Create Opportunities In Healthcare

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a new report from Thintri, Inc., wireless technologies are poised to radically transform healthcare as we know it today. The emergence of these technologies coincides with a rapidly evolving regulatory environment, an overhauled insurance regime and new business models such as fee-for-outcome replacing fee-for-service and growing interest in using wireless technology in patient care, fitness and wellness, facilities management and other applications. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Vanguard Funding LLC Vice President, Robert Jayne, Earns Prestigious National Mortgage Industry Certification

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Jayne, Vice President of Vanguard Funding LLC, has joined the elite group of mortgage professionals to attain standing as a nationally recognized Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP). The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) has granted Jayne this distinguished certification as he has demonstrated he is confident in his skills, competent in practice, educated, ethical and involved in the advancement of the reverse mortgage industry. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Author Howard Feinstein Releases ‘Fire On The Bayou’

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, January 12, 2014 acclaimed author Howard Feinstein, along with his publisher Foxhead Books, release the author’s emotionally charged memoir entitled: ‘Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront’ (ISBN: 978-1-940876-00-9). The book details Mr. Feinstein’s civil rights work prosecuting Ku Klux Klan cases and other prosecutions involving racially-motivated violence. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Announces New Board Members for 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced the election of two new members of their Board of Directors for the year 2014. As a mutual company, the two new board members were elected by the policyholders/owners of the insurance company. The two new board members are Jason Lofton, MD and Timothy Langford, MD. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina’s Aging Population in the 2014 New Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina’s population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life. (Press Release)

National News Desk
 
» Continue Reading