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KidSpirit Online, the Publication by and for Teens, Named Finalist in AEP’s 2011 Golden Lamp Awards

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KidSpirit Online, the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers' annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.

Buffington Homes Wins Grand MAX Awards for 2011

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, May 14, 2011, Buffington Homes was awarded the Grand MAX Award for Volume Homebuilder of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, the highest honor a homebuilder in Austin, Texas can receive. This year's ceremony, at the Renaissance Hotel at the Arboretum, marked the 20th year of recognizing marketing and advertising excellence by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Austin.

Psychologist Offers Essential Tips for Parents on and Before Prom Night

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While prom night is a cultural right of passage, every year teens die, or injure themselves or others drinking and participating in high risk behavior. Peter Favaro, Ph.D., who manages a child and teen psychology practice called Tribeca Kid Coach, offers words of advice for parents as we approach prom season.

Long-Term Care Insurance Pioneer Lays Out Path for Bold Growth of His Industry

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the long-term care insurance (LTCi) sales field, business has been pretty flat for the past few years. But that can change dramatically 'if we're willing to reinvent ourselves,' said Cameron Truesdell of LTCFP in a keynote speech at the 2011 National LTCi Producers Summit.

Whiteflash Receives 2011 Better Business Bureau ‘Winner of Distinction’ Award

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the sixth consecutive year Whiteflash, Inc. has received the 'Winner of Distinction' award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The honor recognizes the commitment to integrity and top quality customer care that are the foundations of the Whiteflash mission and company culture.

Free for Windows Users: Get the Best System Backup Software – EASEUS Todo Backup Professional (Worth $29)

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data backup and system disaster recovery solutions for Microsoft Windows, is giving away backup software - EASEUS Todo Backup Professional (worth $29), featuring powerful system backup and disaster recovery to get the computer up in minutes.

CMI’s Laura Winn Johnson to Speak at 2011 NewMR Ethnography Virtual Event

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laura Winn Johnson, qualitative manager and ethnographer for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present 'A 360 Degree Brand View: Identifying New Opportunities for Your Business' during the NewMR Ethnography Virtual Event on May 25.

Lyn Lake Chiropractic Earns Third Consecutive CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award with a 5-star Rating

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Achieving a 5-star rating for the third consecutive year, Lyn Lake Chiropractic has once again earned the prestigious CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award in the Chiropractors category. The award is presented by Talk of the Town News, Customer Care News magazine and Celebration Media U.S. (CMUS).

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Announces Physician Leadership Positions

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center in South Orange County featuring the latest innovations in surgical technologies, infection control and patient comfort, today announced that Gary S. Reiter, M.D., has been appointed Medical Director and Henry B. Bikhazi, M.D., has been named President of the Medical Executive Committee.

Dougherty’s Restaurant and Pub Earns a Second Consecutive CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the second consecutive year, Dougherty's Restaurant and Pub has earned the prestigious CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award. With a 4.5-star rating in the Nightlife category in 2010, the restaurant garnered a 4.5-star rating in the Restaurants category for 2011.

Range Rover Evoque Goes Hollywood as Launch Nears

PEABODY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life is full of seemingly trivial choices that lead us to rather significant outcomes. That's the premise of a new interactive film, "Being Henry," made to promote the all-new Range Rover Evoque crossover arriving this fall at Land Rover Peabody, a Massachusetts Range Rover dealer. By allowing viewers to make the decisions of the main character, the film exposes the watcher to a wide variety of zany situations and eccentric characters.

Simple New iPhone App Allows You to Control VLC from Anywhere

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new app released by Flvorful Games that allows users to simply control their VLC media player libraries is now available on the Apple App Store. Velcro, available for iPhone and iPod touch, aims to provide a simple interface for users to browse playlists and control video by connecting to their VLC library.

e2b software Launches Custom Cloud Computing Software Development

CHARDON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b software, a business software developer, announced today that the company now offers customized business software development services deployed via cloud computing technologies such as Microsoft Silverlight and Microsoft Azure.

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.

PowerGuard adds Gayle Nakahodo as VP of Operations

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - announced today that Gayle Nakahodo has joined the company as vice president of operations.

Cairns Toys Announces Website Launch, Demonstrating Strength of Independent Toy Stores

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides Internet shoppers with an alternative to the 'shrink-wrapped' playtime experience. The virtual toy store now provides toy and gift shoppers across the country with a new and convenient way to purchase their unique and hard-to-find toys and games.

Sprouts Farmers Market and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Platinum Award-Winning CO2 Refrigeration System

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts' first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Westlake Village store is only the third grocery store in the nation to receive the EPA's highest GreenChill Award.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Fill Shortage of Skilled Workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.

Back-to-Back Hospice du Rhone Syrah Shoot-Out Wins for Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bennett Valley AVA -- For the second year in a row Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan have earned the right to take home the highly coveted barrel trophy and 'Coat du Rhone' blazer in the 2011 Syrah Shoot-Out at the Hospice du Rhone celebration held in Paso Robles, California.

Premier Austin Texas New Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leading builder for Austin Texas new homes for sale and central Texas new homes for sale, is excited to be building new homes in Pflugerville's fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130s to $300s and home sizes range from 1,400 sq. ft. up to 4,500 sq. ft.

Giveaway: Get Free EASEUS Todo Backup Professional (Worth $29) Your Way Now

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, the award-winning backup and disaster recovery solution provider for the Microsoft Windows environment, today offers a chance to get free advanced backup software - EASEUS Todo Backup Professional (worth $29). What's more, it is not a one-day giveaway as usual. By giving your valuable views, comments, sharing this good news to your friends, or sending us your suggestions for improvement, you can get EASEUS Todo Backup Professional free of charge.

Top 10 AC Charting Artist SJ to Pre-Release Freshman LP

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Top 10 national AC radio charting Miami-based artist, SJ, will pre-release his freshman commercial LP, 'Coffee,' on May 31, 2011, following exclusive fan and press events at SoHo House (May 11, New York) and Van Dyke Cafe (May 24, Miami). Released by Acoustic Soul Records, the album channels hints of productions by Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows, with SJ's personal touch.

Porsche Pumps Up the Power in Its Cayenne, Panamera and 911

NASHUA, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The word slow isn't in Porsche's vocabulary, and while recent news that the automaker is packing more power into their upcoming Cayenne, Panamera and 911 models may come as no surprise, it is no less thrilling for Porsche enthusiasts. Soon, New Hampshire Porsche dealerships like Porsche of Nashua will play host to some of the most powerful Porsches ever built, with each producing at least 500 horsepower.

Jewelry Designer Announces Launch of New Website for the Embraceling

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kristine Lewis, the designer behind Crazyartgrrl Jewelry, has launched a new website to showcase her most popular product, the innovative Embraceling for women. The bracelet, which will be the feature on Embraceling.com, is a signature piece with memory coil that wraps around the wrist without the need for a traditional clasp.

Strengthening the Electric Transmission Grid Would Be a Boon to the Economy, WIRES Study Finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 - $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 - 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years and between 20,000 and 50,000 new jobs each year in Canada.

John Tehranian’s ‘Infringement Nation’ Poses Lucid Arguments for Copyright Reform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian's new book, 'Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You' (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).

New LF-Gh Offers a Look at Lexus’ Future

WESTPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connecticut Lexus drivers were given a glimpse of things to come when Lexus revealed the LF-Gh concept car at the New York International Auto Show. Though the concept will undergo significant changes before it enters production, some of the styling cues and technology presented at the auto show will soon make their way to local Lexus dealerships like New Country Lexus of Westport.

MiniTool Solution Ltd. Announces Partition Wizard 6.0

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MiniTool Solution Ltd. announces the immediate availability of Partition Wizard 6.0 release to customers. The version 6.0 release includes important core function optimizations, including ext4 file system support, various bug fixes and a new user interface.

DocMagic Chief Compliance Officer to Speak on Regulatory Panel Session

CARSON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of loan document and automated compliance solutions, announced that its chief legal officer, Melanie Feliciano, will speak on a panel session that addresses various mortgage compliance trends and changes. The panel is being held at the 4th Annual Avista Solutions Customer Conference on May 10 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Edupoint Helps Las Cruces Public Schools Meet Expedited Launch Date to Replace eSIS

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its GENESIS and GENESEA SIS solutions for the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). While the school district could have chosen to migrate to free software provided by the new owners of their existing eSIS system, a comprehensive study of all available options recommended the Edupoint purchase.

New York Among the First to Get Prius Plug-In

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York Toyota dealers like New Country Toyota of Clifton Park will be among the first in the nation to receive the new Toyota Prius Plug-In when it debuts in early 2012. The improved Prius is capable of traveling up to 13 miles without using a drop of gas, boosting its already impressive fuel-economy credentials.

SecuGen Shipping Water Resistant SDA-Series OEM Fingerprint Modules for IP-65 Devices

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SDA03M-WR, SDA04M-WR and SDA04-WR, water resistant OEM fingerprint modules intended for integration into IP-65 rated access control units and other devices made for outdoor use. The sensor components of these fingerprint modules are sealed around the edges of the platen to prevent water seepage into the sensor itself.

Maine’s Todd Grove Honored as Nation’s Top Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist

PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a recent conference Todd Grove of Portland, Maine, was singled out as the nation's 'top producer' in 2010 by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). Grove won the same honor in several previous years, distinguishing himself among colleagues nationwide.

Limitless Computing to Debut CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 at AIA National Convention

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Limitless Computing Inc., the company that provides faster rendering with cloud computing for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, today announced that it will debut its new CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 and Limitless Rendering for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009-2012 in booth 3509 at the AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Convention and Design Exposition.

Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

Lexus Takes Inaugural Retained Value Award from Edmunds.com

LATHAM, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While some luxury cars plummet in value the second they leave the showroom, New York Lexus owners can rest easy knowing that a Lexus will hold its value for years to come. Edmunds.com recently named Lexus as the top luxury brand in its inaugural Best Retained Value Awards, news that is drawing customers to Lexus dealerships like New Country Lexus of Latham.

Big Eye Gallery in Collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center announces: Elizabeth, The Golden Age

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Big Eye Gallery in collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center, announced today the details of their upcoming art exhibit of classic images from film legend Elizabeth Taylor's life. The exhibit, at the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery adjacent to the Walter Reade Theatre, will run from May 20 to June 9, 2011.

Before You Go Off-Road, Give Toyota 4Runner a Look

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Auto Dealers Association's NADAguides.com has chosen the rugged 2011 Toyota 4Runner Trail as one of their Must Consider vehicles for 2011. Capable of performing on and off-road, the 4Runner has been an evergreen favorite at New York Toyota dealers like New Country Toyota since it made its debut in 1984.

New Mobile Heat Truck is the New Weapon Against Bed Bugs and Other Pests

STRATFORD, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Heat Treatment LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut and Massachusetts and upper Middle Atlantic areas businesses, apartment buildings and homes.

Recycle Fashionably Expands Sweat Mate Reach for Men, Women and the Planet

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recycle Fashionably announced this week that Bikram Yoga Calgary is its 50th retailer to carry the environmentally friendly, and oh so fashionable Sweat Mate - a reusable, waterproof bag.

Recover Data from Crashed System/Hard Drive with EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE!

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data backup and disaster recovery solutions for Windows, has released a new data recovery edition - EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE - which is the personal edition of EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Cooks Kentucky Derby Favorite with Iron Chef Bobby Flay

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky's traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Its Annual 2011 Regional User Group Dates and Locations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its annual 2011 Regional User Groups where Metrics that Matter users are enabled to maximize their measurement practices.

Prime Lewisville Property, Texas Commercial Land with Stemmons Freeway Frontage Selling at Multi-Parcel Auction May 26

AMARILLO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buyers have the opportunity of a lifetime to purchase a prime Dallas commercial property located in Lewisville, Texas during an upcoming multi-parcel auction Thursday, May 26, 2011. 17.355 +/- acres will be offered in five tracts or in any combination of tracts during the auction event, which will be conducted by United Country - Alliance Auction and Realty of Amarillo, Texas.

20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from David Bowie

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20x200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop's 'Design on a Dime' fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20x200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie's art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20x200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.

Whiteflash Takes Perfection to the Extreme with Super Rare Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already internationally known for perfection in diamond cutting for their A CUT ABOVE Super Ideal Diamonds, Whiteflash has just added several perfect D Color, Internally Flawless (D IF) diamonds to their elite category.

Audi Finds Formula for Facebook Success

NASHUA, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fans of Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are famous for their devotion, but when it comes to Facebook, Audi has them both beat. According to a recent analysis by marketing company Visibli, Audi's fans are the most engaged on Facebook. This engagement is also reflected offline at local Audi dealerships like Audi of Nashua, where their customers regularly take part in fun dealer events.

20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from Simon Doonan

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fashion, design and art are uniting for a great cause, and now art collectors everywhere can get in on the action at 20x200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop's Design on a Dime fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20x200 announced it will release a limited-edition print by renowned style commentator and Barneys New York Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan.

New Legislation Could Slow Illinois Foreclosures Further

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Illinois foreclosures dropped sharply in the first quarter, reports ForeclosureDeals, a leading provider of foreclosure news and foreclosure listings. In addition, new measures to fight foreclosures by the state could lead to higher prices for Illinois foreclosures in the near future, making the foreclosure discounts investors are used to harder to come by.

e2b teknologies Authorized to Resell SAP Business ByDesign – Anytime Collect Integration Planned for SAP’s Cloud-based ERP Solutions

CHARDON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b teknologies announced today that the company has become an SAP Business ByDesign solution reseller authorized to market, sell and deploy SAP Business ByDesign - the first native cloud-based ERP accounting system from SAP.

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