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SecurWireless and KapLogic Team on Turnkey Wireless Security Solutions

LANDOVER, Md. -- SecurWireless, Inc. (SWI), provider of fully integrated wireless surveillance products and services for government, state and local, and commercial applications, and KapLogic Corporation, the security industry's leading developer of security integration software, have formed a joint marketing partnership.

M2SYS and DAXKO Partner for Fingerprint Software Solutions Targeting YMCAs

ATLANTA, Ga. -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with DAXKO, a leading provider of operations software and services to the YMCA market. The agreement will benefit YMCAs and their members by speeding the flow of critical information.

New Jersey Based Management Dynamics Honored with Two Industry Awards

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, today announced its receipt of two distinctive industry honors. The company has been selected to the 2008 START-IT 125, a listing of the most influential technology providers in the manufacturing space, and its CEO, Jim Preuninger, has been named as a "Provider Pro."

Pledge to Tote Green on Earth Day with the Beleaf Tote

MANASQUAN, N.J. -- It may not be fashionable to be seen sporting paper or plastic, but making a statement with ecofashion is in. Americans throw away 100 billion plastic bags a year, recycling less than one percent of them, according to the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental research and advocacy group in Washington. Perfect for Earth Day and beyond, the new Beleaf tote solves the paper or plastic dilemma.

Mr. Golf Etiquette and Keepers of the Game Suggest Sanctions for Hawk-Killing Golfer

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Most people are aware of the controversy created when professional golfer Tripp Isenhour killed a red-shouldered hawk by intentionally hitting golf balls at it. Mr. Golf Etiquette and Keepers of the Game, along with like-minded golfers around the world are outraged by this callous act.

Friends of Dogwood Fundraising Efforts: Atlanta Dogwood Festival

ATLANTA, Ga. -- For its 72nd year, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival has added Friends of Dogwood Events that will allow festival goers to enjoy a private restaurant tasting, beverage samples and even access to private restrooms during the festival. The perks continue throughout the year with a variety of Friends of Dogwood events and partnerships with other organizations.

Metrofunk Social Network for Trendsetters Launches into Public Beta of Metrofunk.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Metrofunk, the first online social network devoted to nightlife, fashion, film, and music announced today that www.Metrofunk.com has officially launched into public beta. All the content of the site will now be freely available for public viewing when non-members go to the site.

New York’s RentMyCar.com Announces a Solution to the Rising Price of Gas

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- RentMyCar has created a solution to counter the rising gas prices. This solution is based on the idea of person to person car rentals. With the ability to verify the trustworthiness of the person renting the car and to buy short-term car insurance online, RentMyCar.com has made person to person car rentals a viable solution in cutting down the cost of rising gas prices.

Advertisers Love Children’s Newspaper with One Million Kid Readers: Kidsville News!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! ... Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.

Back Pain Treatment Proven 86-Percent Effective

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Approximately 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain. Second to the common cold, low back pain is the number one reason for a visit to a primary care doctor. And it is the fifth most frequent cause of hospitalization. Dr. Scott Bender, D.C., of the Connecticut Spine & Health Center in Stamford, Connecticut, offers hope for those who suffer from the agonizing, oft-times debilitating pain of low back ailments.

New Book Honors Disappearing Way of Life: Wild Mustangs and Nevada Prospectors

VANCOUVER, Canada -- Authors John and Jeannette Kerr of Focal Impressions are excited to announce the publication of their first book, "Mines, Minerals and Mustangs" (ISBN: 978-0-9809603-0-3), scheduled to be released on April 10, 2008.

STG Media Corp. Combines Forces with Salient Digital, Inc. to Form STG Interactive

TEMPE, Ariz. -- STG Media Corp. is proud to announce it has acquired the internet portfolio and clientele of Salient Digital, Inc., a 7-year-old Internet Development Company. The acquisition will allow STG Media Corp. and STG Retail Direct, Inc., to provide their clients with a wide range of digital marketing services including E-commerce development.

Chicago Air Quality Company Provides Free Furnace Testing and Inspection to Ensure Safe Air

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Having healthy air in a home or workplace should not be a luxury, but a necessity. That's why a new web site, SafeHVAC.com(TM), is offering free furnace tests and inspections to demonstrate not only how to improve air quality, but overall health. Home and business owners fill out a simple online form and are instantly registered for a free test; it's that simple.

TAX ALERT: 2008 Deductions for Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- As the April 15 tax deadline looms, filers should not overlook the deductions allowed for long term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agency.

Boston’s IObit Celebrates 10 Million Downloads of Advanced WindowsCare Personal

BOSTON, Mass. -- IObit Advanced WindowsCare Personal has passed 10 million downloads and ranked in top 50 most popular software at largest download site in the world, Download.com, representing a significant milestone for the best PC repair utility only two years since 2006, and has taken the opportunity to thank its most fervent fans for their work in supporting IObit.

International Pageant System Comes to New York State

ALTOONA, Pa. -- ALTO Associates LLC has announced the establishment of the Miss Teen, Miss, & Mrs. International Pageant system in New York State. Women from 13 to 56 will compete in one of three pageants for the chance to represent New York in the Miss Teen, Miss, and Mrs. International Pageant in Chicago each July.

Green Stuff Connection, the Eco-Friendly Retailer, is now Live: Earth and Fashion Friendly!

HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- On March 1st, Green Stuff Connection officially opened for online business, offering customers the best in high quality, fashionable clothing, home goods, personal care products and more. Once just a dream of founder Hilda Orosco-Frank, the site has become a reality! Green Stuff Connection is designed to be THE place for green-minded people to shop.

Kidsville News! Children’s Newspaper Tops the Million Reader Mark

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn. Ask the educators nationwide, who have enthusiastically incorporated Kidsville News! as part of their schools' daily curriculum, using it to promote their own character education curriculum.

Pope Visit to U.S. Prompts Peaceful Protest March for Protection of Religions from Exclusivism

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- On April 18th, Pope Benedict XVI will address the United Nations General Assembly as part of his first visit to the United States as leader of the Catholic Church. In response to this event, the Forum for the Protection of Religious Pluralism (FPRP) is organizing a peaceful march, which will proceed at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18 from the United Nations building to the Gandhi statue in Union Square Park.

‘Funniest Tax Guy in America’ Releases 2008 Celebrity Tax Deductions: Paris Hilton Acting Lessons?

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Edward A. Lyon, founder of TaxTuneup.com Inc., announces release of his 2008 Celebrity Deductions list. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes called taxes "the price we pay for civilization." But he never said we have to pay retail! As April 15 approaches, let's take a look at what some of our favorite bold-face names might deduct this year.

Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence with New Pharmaceutical Industry Report

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Costing the global pharmaceutical industry an estimated $30 billion per year and causing an estimated 125,000 deaths per year in the United States, patient non-adherence is a looming issue in the healthcare industry. Eularis has responded to this problem with a new report, available today, titled, "Ensuring Profitable Patient Adherence Programs."

Metrofunk.com Launches Club Metrofunk

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Metrofunk.com, the first metropolitan based online social network built by trendsetters for trendsetters, announced today that they will celebrate the company's launch into public beta on Wednesday, March 19th at Club Metrofunk, located at 532 West 27th Street. If the address sounds familiar, that is because it is the address of the popular Manhattan nightclub, Home.

Unity Consciousness Expo Brings Holistic and Natural Care Event to New Jersey

WEST TRENTON, N.J. -- As consumers search for complementary methods for health and well being, holistic and natural care has rapidly increased in popularity and entered the mainstream mindset. At long last a Holistic/Wellness Expo will be held in the West Trenton area of Central New Jersey. Princeton Holistic Clinic and the CHAI Center are pleased to announce the first annual Unity Consciousness Expo.

NewsChannel 5 and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Wants Cleveland!

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- NewsChannel 5 and ABC need your help! Do you know someone whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you. Host Ty Pennington and his crew have been all across the map and are ready to drive that bus into a northeast Ohio neighborhood.

Former NFL Coach Offers Introductory ‘Tell Them ‘Da Coach’ Sent You’ Golf Packages In Celebration of his two new Orlando Resorts

ORLANDO, Fla. -- "Da Coach" Mike Ditka, former NFL Coach of the 1985 Super Bowl champs, the Chicago Bears, welcomed guests recently as they arrived at Mike Ditka's Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa to join him in celebrating the opening of Mike Ditka's Runaway Beach Club Resort and Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa.

Bardstown, KY Musician to Embark on Month-long 6-state Tour of…Laundry Mats?

BARDSTOWN, Ky. -- An acoustic rock musician from Bardstown, Kentucky will embark on a month-long tour of laundry mats, spanning a number of cities in six states. Matthew Fogle kicks off the promotional expedition, aptly entitled "Spring Cleaning Tour '08" on Monday, March 24th in his hometown of Bardstown.

Southeast Food Service News Delivers Information that Food Service Professionals Crave

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Southeast Food Services News (SFSN), the leading food service publication for the southeast, announces a new look and feel that promises to enhance the publication's already information-packed features.

Visionsoft Releases Software to Increase Workplace Productivity

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. -- Frustrated by employees who surf the net on company time? Many social network sites are designed to create an addictive routine and people find it difficult to stay away. Chronos, a new software package developed by Visionsoft, allows employers to control what sites employees can use and when.

Relios Jewelry Springs into Fashion with Fresh New Seasonal Looks!

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- From a Backyard Barbecue to Easter Brunch, Relios Jewelry has got you covered when it comes to fresh and fun new spring jewelry! Reliosjewelry.com has added a special page dedicated solely to the very latest in Spring Fashion. The new section spells out what's new and exciting this season with several different ready-made looks that literally take the guess work out of what to wear.

TJ’s Custom Jeans announces the Move of Their State of the Art Manufacturing Facility and Customer Service Center

PARRAS, COAHUILA, Mexico -- TJ's Custom Jeans (Tailormade Jeanswear Ltd.), the global leader in made-to-measure jeans and chinos, has relocated their facilities to Parras, Mexico. The choice of move to Parras de la Fuenta (Parras of the fountain) is significant in that the town which is considered an oasis in the desert has 2 premium quality denim mills and boasts a 100 year old history of weaving denim fabric and sewing jeans.

For Your Eyes Only… The Exclusive Columbia Tower Club Opens its Doors in a Rare Opportunity for the Public to Attend...

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Incredible glamour, amazing intrigue, and a worthy cause are back for another round in one of Seattle's most popular fund-raisers, the Columbia Tower Club's 5th annual Monte Carlo Casino Night on Saturday, April 19th, 2008.

Caribsoft Infosystems Has Been Assessed and Certified as Meeting the Requirements of the Prestigious ISO 9001:2000 Certification

CALCUTTA, India -- Caribsoft Infosystems Pvt Ltd (Caribsoft India), has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of the prestigious ISO 9001:2000 certification for design, development, testing and implementation of software projects.

Internet Conferencing Service Targets Global Business Marketplace

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- In today's global marketplace, business communication and collaboration can be a challenge. That's why iConference, Inc. announces a new service that uses innovative software technology to make business communication easier and more cost effective. Perfect for small or large meetings, and presentations and trainings via the Internet, iConferenceSystem is a professional, powerful and affordable VoIP, video web conferencing and collaboration system.

Perception Software Signs Partnership Agreement with Siemens PLM Software

AUSTIN, Texas -- Perception Software today announced an agreement with Siemens PLM Software to integrate Perception's EDAConnect(TM) family of products with Siemens PLM Software's Teamcenter(R) product lifecycle management (PLM) software portfolio. As part of this agreement Perception Software will sell and support EDAConnect integrated directly with Teamcenter as a Siemens Solution Program PLM Software Partner. The product will be marketed as EDAConnect-Teamcenter.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. Secures West-Coast and British Columbia Distributorship for Lehmann & Michels, GmbH

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured the distribution, sales and service agreement with Lehmann & Michels, GmbH. (Lemag) of Hamburg, Germany, for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii.

PreViser and White Cross GmbH Partner in Germany to Provide Oral Disease and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with White Cross GmbH of Lindau, Germany, to market PreViser technology to dentists within Germany, Austria and portions of Switzerland.

Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Measuring Marketing ROI in Pharma Conference in London

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on meeting the challenges of measuring ROI within the changing dynamics of the pharma industry.

A New Meta-Site for Ticket Brokers and Buyers Called Backstage Broker Hits The Web

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- BackstageBroker.com is proud to announce the launch of their event ticket comparison website. Backstage Broker does not sell tickets, it "brokers" ticket buyers with the best providers in the secondary ticket industry. Backstage Broker is the first premier meta-site for ticket brokers and it offers a one-stop-shop solution for consumers, providing a marketplace for ticket resellers.

Losing Weight But Still Have Belly Bulge? asks The Carter-Reed Company

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- You diet... you exercise... you're taking the latest diet pill... and... you're even losing weight. But take a look in the mirror... you still have that unsightly belly bulge. Twenty pounds lighter and you still look... fat! How in the world can that be possible? As it turns out, the same diet that's helping you lose weight might actually be causing you to retain figure-destroying belly fat.

Relios Jewelry Wraps up 2007 as Biggest Year Ever!

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- 2007 will go down in the books as a banner year for Relios Jewelry, America's largest manufacturer of natural lifestyle designer jewelry. Relios saw gross sales skyrocket in 2007 to more than 30-percent over 2006.

Gorell Receives Energy Star Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

INDIANA, Pa. -- Gorell Windows & Doors has again been recognized as the only window manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year "Sustained Excellence" Award. Gorell received the award for the third consecutive year-from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

President Tuxedo Expands ‘Bux for Tux’ Donations to High Schools in Lower Michigan

WARREN, Mich. -- President Tuxedo, a regional company providing men's formal wear, is expanding its "Bux for Tux-Giving Back to Education" school donation program throughout lower Michigan and south to Toledo in Ohio.

Myo-Med, Tom Brady and STG Media Corp. Team Up to Jump Start Myo-Med’s 2008 Advertising Campaign

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Superbowl quarterback, Tom Brady has agreed to be the face of Myo-Med, for the launch of their 2008 media campaign. BioForce, the makers of Myo-Med, recently appointed STG Media Corp. as their agency of record to assist them in creating brand awareness among athletes and arthritis sufferers nationwide.

Tests Show NevaSlip Anti-Slip Floor Treatment is Safe for Environment, Perfect for ‘Green Building’

LYNN, Mass. -- Independent laboratory testing of the formula that NevaSlip(TM) anti-slip floor service uses to make architectural stone and tile floors slip resistant shows it to be 100% environmentally safe, even as it gives those floors a Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) rating that meets or exceeds current federal ADA regulations.

International Group Launches Plan For Global Commons

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new "global commons" was announced today in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations.

iExplore Expands Into The United Kingdom

CHICAGO, Ill. and LONDON, England -- Chicago-based iExplore formally announced its global expansion plans, with today's launch of www.iExplore.co.uk, targeting adventure travelers in the U.K. It is the company's first formal effort outside of the U.S. since the company launched in 1999. iExplore is hoping to become the #1 ranked website for adventure and experiential travel in the U.K. within the next couple years.

Bondtrac, Inc. Launches Direct Counterparty Fixed-Income Live Order Message System

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Bondtrac, Inc., a privately-held fixed-income information and analytics provider announced today the launch of Bondtrac Live Order Message, a pre-trade disclosed direct counterparty message system for the fixed income industry. The Live Order Message system maintains full price transparency with orderable offerings directly between counterparties without intermediary mark-up or commissions.

Former American Idol Contestant Antonella Barba Becomes Spokesperson for ElectionMall’s Voter Space

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- American Idol's season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy.

Interim HealthCare Honors Social Workers During the Month of March

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Interim HealthCare, one of the nation's largest home care and health care staffing companies, proudly recognizes the important role Social Workers play in home care, hospice and hospitals throughout the year and during National Social Work Month.

New Luxury Men’s Footwear Brand, Ryan Rowe, Launches

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- A breath of fresh air enters men's fashion with the launch of Ryan Rowe, a new luxury men's footwear brand available in March at Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and fine retail outlets nationwide. Ryan Rowe is on target with the current shift of men's increased focus on style.

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