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Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the National Breast Cancer Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) as its October Charity of the Month.

First US Outdoor Showing of ‘Hell on Wheels’ announced for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast on Nov 4, 2011

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., organizers of Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast, add Movie Night on Friday, November 4, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Bandshell next to the Oceanside Pier. It will be the first U.S. outdoor showing of the classic cycling movie 'Hell On Wheels' presented by Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau.

LDV Capital Management to Host Presentations for Enerplus Corporation in Deerfield Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami, Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Effective October 13th, Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) will make corporate presentations to the South Florida financial community, including the 46 year old Stock and Bond Club of South Florida.

Sky Ball League Ends First Pro Season – Final Game Airs Saturday on Sports New York

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Ball League, the next generation coed pro sport, wraps up its first season on SNY.tv Saturday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. The championship game between the Los Angeles 405s and the Youngstown Ballers will decide who goes home with the $40,000 purse, as well as naming the MVP who pockets an additional $5,000. Sky Ball League has been airing since mid-July and has racked-up over a million weekly viewers.

Mayan Elders to Refute 2012 ‘End of the World’ Prophecy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oracle Stone Productions announces that on October 26, 2011, Mayan Elder and Priest Hunbatz Men will be in New York City with a team of guardians and their crystal skulls to embark on a journey across the U.S., visiting spiritual locations as they make their way to Los Angeles to join 13 members of the Grand Council of the Maya Itza people from Yucatan, Mexico at the 11.11.11 Crystal Skulls World Mysteries Gateway Conference.

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.'

New York: Finger Paintings by Jorge Colombo Released by Chronicle Books, in Partnership with 20×200

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If New York City is a state of mind, then Jorge Colombo captures the metropolis' moods like no other. Published in association with 20x200.com - the place to discover and buy art online - 'New York: Finger Paintings' (ISBN: 978-0811879255) by Jorge Colombo features 100 of the artist's beautiful, full-color illustrations of New York City.

Tickets Still Available for Judds’ Final Florida Stop, Oct. 15 – ‘Last Encore Tour’ Concert to Benefit Non-Profit Hospital Foundation

LADY LAKE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets starting at $35 are still available to see award-winning country-music mother and daughter legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd take their final Central Florida bow on the Last Encore Tour, October 15, as they headline The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, according to Alliance Healthcare Foundation President Ted Williams.

Titan Lenders Corp. Offers Full Suite of MERS Services to Assist Mortgage Servicers, Sub-servicers in Maintaining Data Standards

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan), a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource company, now offers MERS management services to assist mortgage servicers and sub-servicers in meeting MERSCORP's new processing and quality assurance requirements. The new requirements stem from changes to Rule 8 made by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

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!

COCC to Market CCMC BridgeWare Solution

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CCMC, Inc., the leading provider of automated interfaces for the financial industry, announced an agreement with COCC, the seventh largest technology service provider in the U.S., to provide ccmcBridge connecting their next generation core processing system with the industry's leading loan origination systems.

IDS Completes First Round of Mortgage Doc Prep System Upgrades

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IDS, a mortgage document preparation vendor, has released the first phase of improvements to its web-based idsDoc doc prep platform. The system improvements are designed to allow IDS to better serve their customers through faster implementations of new features, easier development and a more intuitive user interface.

Professionals Guild Hosts Sacramento Halloween Party for Singles

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party mixer for singles at the Hilton Hotel Arden West on Friday 10/28/11. Couples are welcome. 'Everyone has a great time at these Halloween parties,' says Phil Seyer, director of Professionals Guild.

Artist Dumpster Dives Zuck, Goes Public with Facebook Founder’s Trash

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Google Artist XVALA goes dumpster diving in Silicon Valley, invading tech founders' personal trash to create a series of sculptures that has been made available to the public online and in upcoming gallery shows.

Titan Lenders Corp., IDS Co-Sponsor Author Robert Stowe England’s ‘Black Box Casino’ Event Oct. 10 at MBA’s 98th Annual Convention

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Lenders Corp. (TLC), a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource company, and International Document Services (IDS), Inc., a mortgage document preparation vendor, are co-sponsoring financial author Robert Stowe England's book discussion and signing event for his recently released book 'Black Box Casino' (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago.

Realware Launches Real:360 – The ‘Desktop to Cloud’ Managed IT Services Solution for SMBs

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Realware, LLC, a managed technology and cloud hosting provider, is excited to launch a new, innovative managed IT service offering next-generation tools that help small business owners leverage the power of cutting-edge technologies and benefit immediately from cloud-based services.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Key Promotion

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce a key staff promotion from within the organization. Thomas G. Swierczewski, Senior Project Developer for the past 1 1/2 years has been promoted to Director of Development.

RoweBots Transforms Medical Equipment Design – Unison Ultra Tiny Linux Supports Xilinx FPGA Microblaze Softcore

WATERLOO, Canada, Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots Inc., the leading supplier of tiny embedded Linux-compatible real-time operating systems (RTOS) products, today announced that the Unison(TM) Operating System (OS) is a core component in a variety of medical equipment. The Unison OS controls operating room equipment, intelligent eyewear and other advanced medical devices for the home, physician's offices and hospitals.

Workforce Investment Board’s Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.

The Best of KidSpirit Online Print Edition Showcases Teen Creativity and Resources for Teachers

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people's choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit's new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.

Pit Stop Players Present ‘Dark Side Of The Tune’ – Halloween Concert Features Five World Premieres

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will kick off their third season with a concert at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. The critically acclaimed group will offer creepy-themed music the night before Halloween, in a program titled 'Dark Side of the Tune.'

U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards iFOS contract to provide Acquisition Support Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a contract to provide acquisition support services to the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO), Department of Operations Acquisition Division. Through the awarded contract, iFOS will provide OPO with document management, technology enhancement and acquisition support services.

Collegiate Caregivers Combines College Students and Technology to Provide Superior Home Care

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.

Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.

Prevent Your Car from Being Towed with Call Before Tow

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CBT Solutions Inc. announces a new, free tow notification service - Call Before Tow(TM) - that notifies vehicle owners when their vehicle is about to be towed on private property. Vehicle owners are notified by a text message and phone call warning them to move their vehicles before a tow. The warning is designed to prevent the tow and allow vehicle owners enough time to promptly move their vehicle(s).

Prejudice Against Nature Produces Job Declines, Reduced Economies, and Health Disorders: A Practical Remedy is Available

SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Project NatureConnect announces the publication of a trailblazing article by Dr. Michael Cohen in the October 2011 issue of the Journal of Organic Psychology. The article explains how we globally suffer from a profound prejudice against nature (PAN) that disturbs our personal and collective psyche.

Inside Story of How Houdini’s Missing Bust Was Recently Secretly Restored to His Gravesite in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini's grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini's death in 1926. It was destroyed by vandals in 1975.

Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 – Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.

Tammy Rudden Krause to Serve as New Executive Director of Starlight Children’s Foundation Colorado

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter. Krause comes to her position with extensive experience in philanthropy, having worked many years as a volunteer with Denver-area nonprofits that include the Junior League of Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado, CASA, Rise School, Seeds of Hope and the Morgan Adams Foundation.

Flight Management Computers for Immediate Delivery from CB Jones International Ltd.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CB Jones International President Craig Jones announced today that the company is now offering the 4 MCU flight management computer (FMC part number 176200-01-01) at significant savings over original equipment manufacturer (OEM) pricing. Most significantly, multiple FMCs are ready for immediate delivery on a first come, first serve basis. Typical industry lead times recently have been 200 days or more.

William Pope.L Releases Set of Text-Based Art at 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC's Bowery, the 'Friendliest Black Artist in America' was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20x200 - the place to discover and buy art online - the seminal artist once again addresses these issues with a selection from his ongoing and widely exhibited project 'Skin Set Drawings.'

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.

Rep. Simpson Champions Bill to Strengthen Future for Idaho Dairy Producers

TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Idaho Dairymen's Association (IDA) applauded Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID) for taking a strong stand on behalf of the dairy industry as lead Republican proponent of the Dairy Security Act of 2011. Last Friday, the new dairy bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by House Agriculture Committee's Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN).

Foreclosure Follows Unemployment in Alabama and Georgia in the First Half of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank Owned Properties (BankOwnedProperties.org) reports that Alabama and Georgia showed a drop in bank foreclosures in March of 2011 but then spiked upwards in April and continues to grow in both states. Behind this activity is the cumulative effect of foreclosure processing delays which masked the reality of the foreclosure effect. The August numbers reveal what lies behind that veneer.

Award-Winning Blue Hill Troupe Kicks Off 88th Season with A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 88th season with the musical farce 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.' With a score by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, Forum will run from October 28 through November 5, 2011 at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street.

Title Insurance Providing Stability and Continuity to New Jersey Real Estate Industry

TOMS RIVER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Counsellors Title Agency, Inc. principal Ralph Aponte sees title insurance providing a stabilizing force within the New Jersey real estate industry through its function of insuring property title. Consequently, with greater scrutiny being given to each and every aspect of the real estate transaction, increased attention is coming upon the role of title agent in New Jersey and the fiscal position of the insurance carrier.

Southeast Computer Solutions Hires Business Development Director Luis Aviles

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southeast Computer Solutions (www.southeastcomputers.com), a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, announced today the hiring of Luis Aviles. As Business Development Director, Aviles will work with Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS) existing customers as well as developing opportunities with new prospects.

As Health Reform Takes Effect, Companies Must Offer Long-Term Care Insurance to Employees, But There’s a Roadblock

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS -- though postponed until 2013 -- calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.

The Energy Cooperative Launches Clean Heat Initiative to help Consumers Save Money and Go Green

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the official launch of Clean Heat, an initiative to educate and encourage consumers to use Bioheat - a blend of biodiesel and standard heating oil. Since the original creation of the initiative in February 2011, 1,000 additional members signed on to use Bioheat, bringing total member carbon dioxide reductions to over 1 million pounds in 2011. This is the equivalent of the emissions produced by a car driving 41 times around the earth.

Universal-Fit Washing Machine Shipping Kit Available Through LITKIT Distributors across North America

VIENNA, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Litco International's (www.litco.com/litkit) One Kit Fit® alternative to bolting a frontload or top loading washing machine drum in place during transit is now available to moving professionals through a nationwide network of distributors.

Judds’ Love CAN Build a Bridge… to Better Healthcare in Central Florida

LADY LAKE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mother and daughter country legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd will make their final scheduled Central Florida stop on their Last Encore Tour, October 15, as headliners of The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, to benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.

Backbone Security Announces Enhanced Insider Threat Detection Capability

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce availability of a new and improved version of their Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner, StegAlyzerRTS, the world's only commercially available network security appliance for detecting digital steganography in real-time.

LRM a Gold Medalist in SPE Parts Competition

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, is the Society of Plastics Engineers 2011 Parts Competition Winner in heavy gauge vacuum forming, as a Gold Medalist.

26th Annual Muslim Day Parade in NYC – Sept. 25th, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the oldest Muslim-American organizations in the USA, the Muslim Foundation of America, in conjunction with multi-cultural television channel Bridges TV, has announced details for the 26th annual United American Muslim Day Parade, taking place in New York City at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011.

Step it Up in 2011: Most Comfortable Shoes Recommends the Best in Comfort Footwear, Fashion and Style Online

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What comes to mind when you think about comfortable shoes? Thick soles? Ugly styles? Chunky designs? Yes, 'comfortable shoes' have been given a bad rap and are habitually associated with a lack of style in exchange for comfort. Well, online shoes site, Most Comfortable Shoes, is giving this theory a run for its money.

Now It’s Easy to Backup Data on a Network with EaseUS Todo Backup

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data recovery, data backup and system disaster recovery solutions, today announces it is easy to fully protect network data with EaseUS Todo Backup, an advanced backup software with comprehensive and easy to use backup features to backup network data in several ways, such as schedule backup, full backup, incremental backup and differential backup.

Berkeley Leads in Exploring Practical and Revolutionary Usages of Web and Cell Tools

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.

Ecologic Partners with Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that its subsidiary, Ecologic Vendor Services, has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services (BLFS), a global vendor captive financing organization. BLFS will offer their customers competitive financing solutions for Boart Longyear mineral exploration drilling equipment.

Author Robert Stowe England Premieres Forthcoming Book ‘Black Box Casino’ October 10 at MBA’s 98th Annual Convention in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial author Robert Stowe England will host a book discussion and signing event for his soon-to-be released tome 'Black Box Casino' (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago. The signing will take place on Oct. 10 from 6 - 8 p.m. in the East Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Pull Up Your Pants – You’ve Been Duked – DUKEXXX Maintains Fashion Freedom for Saggers

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wearing sagging pants has not only been outlawed in Florida public schools, but the Metropolitan Etiquette Authority recently launched a New York City-wide poster campaign to 'Pull up Your Pants.' Additionally, a San Francisco musician, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, was recently booted off Southwest Airlines because his pants were hanging too low. Well, there may now be a solution to these problems - DUKEXXX's 'No drag sagg.'

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