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'Voice of Cubs' Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs' Documentary

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. 'Boys of Spring - The Movie,' follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.

DoNotBuyMarylandBonds.com Launched by Investor Advocate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Investor advocate and public finance watchdog Kevin Olson has launched DoNotBuyMarylandBonds to warn Maryland bond buyers about the dangers of investing in Maryland bonds.

New Bridal Salon Says Yes to Couture

LANCASTER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In White is proud to announce the opening of its new couture bridal gown salon at 661 Harrisburg Avenue in Lancaster's College Row Shoppes. An open house is scheduled July 15 and 16 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to allow brides-to-be to see the new gown collection.

Two Houses Renovated by Charlie Allen Restorations Recognized with Preservation Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge-based firm specializing in the renovation and restoration of period homes, has won two 2011 Preservation Awards-one each from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC) and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC).

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services unveils new PowerWrap Solar Project Performance Guarantee Policy

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 - today announced the availability of PowerGuard's latest insurance solution for the solar industry: the PowerWrap Solar Project Performance Guarantee Policy.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July.

Penthouse Liquid Libido Shots Coming Soon to Ignite Sexual Wellness

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prestige Imports, LLC is excited to announce the upcoming launch of Penthouse branded libido and sexual wellness shots: Per4mance Shots by Penthouse for men and Pleasure Shots by Penthouse for women. The launch is a result of Prestige Imports' licensing deal with General Media Communications, Inc., the publisher of Penthouse Magazine.

Profitable Organizer Website Helps People Turn Clutter into Cash

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Profitable Organizer, LLC, announced this week the launch of its new website designed to provide people with the necessary tools, products and support needed to teach them how to become a professional organizer and set up their own business.

ProtiLife Launches Health-Focused Online Weight Loss Program in U.S.

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ProtiLife Distribution Inc., a leader in the development and distribution of high-quality protein supplements for over 20 years, has launched its online weight loss program to the U.S. market at www.protilife.com.

Capital Business Solutions Reaches Milestone with DrillPoint Reports for Nonprofits

RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Business Solutions, a fund accounting and fundraising solution provider, announced today a milestone for DrillPoint Reports, an application developed by Capital Business Solutions for nonprofit organizations using Sage Fund Accounting software. Capital Business Solutions has sold its 50th license for DrillPoint Reports.

KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Next Step Toward Uniform Talent Development Reporting

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, 'Standard Definitions and Agreed Measurements: A Common Language for Consistent, Clear and Uniform Talent Development Reporting,' available for immediate complimentary download.

Whiteflash Promo ‘FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS’ Creates Excitement

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utilizing the allure of their signature A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, the ongoing Whiteflash FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS promotion on Facebook is connecting new friends and spreading the love of ideal diamonds. A trio of dazzling diamond jewelry pieces is being given away in the process!

BioJet Supports Aviation Biofuel Approval with One Billion Gallon Availability

BARBADOS and SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioJet International Ltd. announced that it joins the worldwide Aviation Industry celebrating approval of bio-derived jet fuel for commercial use (ASTM International revised D7566). Concurrent with this approval, and to aid in development of the bio-aviation market, BioJet is releasing One Billion Gallons of Renewable Jet Fuel to long-term contracts.

e2b teknologies Recognized for Outstanding Customer Service by Epicor

CHARDON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b teknologies, a business software and consulting services company based in Chardon, Ohio, announced today that it was recently recognized by Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, for providing outstanding customer service.

Dawn Westerberg to Speak on ‘B2B Marketing: The New Normal’ at Sage Summit

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC and authorized Duct Tape Marketing consultant, will speak on B2B Marketing, 'The New Normal: Marketing Your Organization in Today's Economy' at the Sage Summit on July 12, 2011.

Cloud Communications Leader Telovations Expands with Acquisition of FeatureTel

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Telovations Inc., one of the nation's leading providers of cloud communications services to business, announces the acquisition of FeatureTel, the leading IP telephony company in North Carolina. The acquisition expands the Telovations network footprint, increases its software integration capabilities and strengthens the company's customer base. In addition, the company will be expanding its customer service team in both North Carolina and Florida.

Smart Companies Save and Create Jobs: Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program Helped Save 902 Jobs and Create 204 Jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today's uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.

Guaranty Trust Selects IDS as Initial Disclosures, Closing Docs Provider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has been selected to provide closing documents and initial disclosures for Guaranty Trust Company, a full service mortgage company based in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Fourth of July Reminder for 50-Plus Americans: Think about Long-Term Care Independence

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, LLC, wants to protect the personal freedom of those who may need long-term care, and their potential caregivers. "On Independence Day, why not plan to secure your future freedom of choice?" says President Craig Smith? LTCFP is one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Asks SimplyHome for Help

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It happened so quickly. SimplyHome, a company that provides wireless technologies so physically and intellectually disabled people may live independently and that seniors may age in place, got called to help for an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project to air during the ninth season of this Emmy award-winning reality program.

Camp Blue Skies Launches Fundraising Campaign for Adults with Disabilities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been a dream ever since his son was diagnosed with a rare developmental disorder; today it's a reality - Camp Blue Skies - a camp for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities.

Sacred Meets Profane on New Album from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While 'mantra-rock' may not yet be a recognized music genre, it springs to life with the delightful onslaught of sound from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe on their new album, 'Rock on Sat Nam!' (Prema Shakti Music). The vocals are impassioned and the music soothes one minute and urges you into aural ecstasy the next.

Governor Brown Vetoes Attack on Suction Dredge Gold Miners, says Gold Pan California – Directs Secretary of Resources to Publish EIR

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is full of suction dredge gold miners celebrating a line-item veto that Governor Brown made in the final State Budget today. 'This is the vindication we've been waiting for,' says owner Mike Dunn.

Buffington Homes Offers Unbeatable Homes for Sale in Austin TX at the Highlands at Crystal Falls

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX, has 5 homes available in the Highlands of Crystal Falls. These Austin Texas homes for sale range in size from 2,254 square feet to 3,425 square feet and are priced from $249,990 to $305,110. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garages.

KnowledgeAdvisors Talent Development Reporting Solution Transcends Executive Reporting Needs

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, a leading provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper (i) focusing on executive reporting needs based on survey research and (ii) providing insight on how they are accordingly met with KnowledgeAdvisors' unique approach, Talent Development Reporting Principles.

Loan Origination and Operations Training Top Mortgage Lender Concerns at Annual DMD Client Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 120 mortgage lenders attending the Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD) annual client conference earlier this month cited the growing need for comprehensive training in light of regulatory changes, new standards for loan quality and compliance, and the need to improve profitability in a low volume marketplace. DMD is the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in paperless lending and loan process workflow tools.

Long-Term Care Independence: Something to Think About on the 4th of July

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Newest MINI Features Fewer Seats, More Thrills

PEABODY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Massachusetts MINI dealer MINI of Peabody will soon have the sportiest MINI yet, the MINI Cooper Coupe, or "Couper," as it has already been lovingly dubbed on the internet. Available in three guises, the Cooper Coupe won't arrive at MINI dealerships until October, but the much-anticipated vehicle recently made an early New England appearance at the June 18th MINIsOnTop meet.

Another First for Brian Gavin Diamonds with New Android App

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After releasing a mobile app on the iPhone, iPod and iPad, Brian Gavin Diamonds has set its sights on expanding its mobile horizons even further. Due to popular demand, Brian Gavin Diamonds is the first online diamond and jewelry company to bring a mobile app to the Android market.

Rush to Get Gifts with Your Creative EASEUS Logo Design

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data backup and system disaster recovery solutions for Windows, launches an EASEUS logo design campaign, where all participants can get a specified EASEUS product as the gift as soon as taking part in the event. Also, $50 Amazon gift cards are up for grabs for the most creative participating designers.

Corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools Exposed!

PEORIA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools?' (ISBN: 978-1-58909-788-9), a new book just released by Bookstand Publishing, documents shocking alleged corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools.

SimplyHome Debuts on First Shoot of Season Nine for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As soon as SimplyHome was asked by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team to provide some unique technology applications to support independent living for a home makeover, they loaded some trailers and vehicles and hit the road ready for action. The home is for the Keefer family of York, PA.

Ecologic Leasing Services Launches Two Subsidiaries

GREAT FALLS, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services, a global provider of outsourcing, software, and capital sourcing services to both equipment lessees and vendor captive lessors, today announced the launch of two subsidiaries, Ecologic Lessee Services and Ecologic Vendor Services.

California Budget: Raising Taxes Indefensible While Killing Solvent Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, just got a boost from Washington, D.C. to help fend off erroneous Legislation which is now tangled in the ongoing California budget negotiations.

Governor Honors West Virginia Export Businesses – Backbone Security Receives Commendation for International Market Entry

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presented the Governor's Commendation for International Market Entry to Backbone Security along with representatives of 48 other West Virginia businesses assembled at the State Capitol in Charleston yesterday. The award honors companies that have successfully exported to a new country in the past year.

Baby Boomer and Seniors’ Networking Site ‘Active Empty Nesters’ Growing in Popularity and Adding New Features

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, a social networking website which launched earlier this year and aims to help baby-boomers and seniors lead an active and productive life, is pleased to announce its rapidly growing website with new groups.

nPulse Adds Powerful New Leadership Talent to Executive Team – Positioned to Continue Strong Growth for 2011

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- nPulse Technologies has announced the next step in its aggressive 2011 growth plans by adding experienced industry executives Bill Cantrell and Rick Truitt to its senior leadership team. Cantrell will take charge of growing the company's established business in the Federal Government sector, and also be responsible for key technology and channel alliances. Truitt will lead nPulse's rapidly growing sales program in financial and commercial markets.

California Budget: ‘Insane’ Legislature Tries to Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop and headquarters for California suction dredge miners, recently got a boost from Washington DC: Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) is mad as hell and wants Governor Brown's assistance to squash 2 paragraphs of impending legislation which, if enacted, will kill the California suction gold mining industry.

Social Entrepreneur Competition Runner-Up, DesignWise Medical Adds Four Board Members

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric medical device organization and recent runner-up in the Mosaic Social Entrepreneurs Cup competition, announced today that it has added four new members to its board of directors. With the addition of Gwenyth Fischer MD, James Davenport, Al Emola and Phil Kading, the DesignWise Medical board has grown to nine members, joining current board members Jodi Raus, Jim Hartman, Ann Johnson, Tom McGoldrick and Brad Slaker.

Kenny Foster’s ‘Hometown’ Strikes A Chord

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nashville based singer-songwriter Kenny Foster, a Joplin, Missouri native, has written a song based on the May 22 tornado that ravaged his hometown one month ago today, destroyed his childhood home and trapped his family in the crawl space of their home before they were rescued. Called 'Hometown,' Foster's powerful song details the emotional aftermath of the disaster, as affected families try to sort through the emotional wreckage and find a way to move on.

Los Angeles Home Surveying by Martin Engineering and Surveying

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You should not buy a residential / commercial property without first obtaining a professional opinion from an engineer/surveyor. 'In recent years, I have seen many tragic situations resulting from property line assumptions that could be caught in minutes by a professional doing a simple review,' says Peter Martin of Martin Engineering. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has recently completed a document scan of their entire survey records; placing them on-line and available at no cost to the public.

Government Cyber Crime Organization Issues Validation Report for StegAlyzerRTS

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI), an element of the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Crime Center (DC3), has published a Validation Report for Backbone's Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance for monitoring inbound and outbound network traffic in real-time for the presence of digital steganography applications and signatures.

2011 High Road to Success Conference for Nonprofits to Be Held in Savannah, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Huckstep and Associates announced today that the 5th Annual High Road to Success Conference will be held September 14 - 16, 2011 in Savannah, Georgia. The conference is for nonprofit organizations that use Sage Fund Accounting, Sage Abra HRMS, and Sage FAS Nonprofit Fixed Assets.

Next Volkswagen CC to Get Facelift

MANCHESTER, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When it debuts next year at New Hampshire Volkswagen dealership Quirk Volkswagen, the 2013 Volkswagen CC sports sedan will share the new Volkswagen design face already seen on the current 2011 Jetta and the 2012 Passat coming this summer.

Grandich Comes Out in Support of David Tyree

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Co, is speaking out in support of former NY Giant David Tyree who has been under intense media scrutiny for some gutsy statements he made about gay marriage. Posted in an online video on June 15, Tyree says he recorded the video because he opposes the notion of gay marriage and says he's simply voicing his opinion.

EduServe, Inc. Releases Spirit of ’76 App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

STANWOOD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To commemorate 235 years of U.S. independence, EduServe, Inc. today announced the release of its new Spirit of '76 application for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This exciting new app introduces the founding fathers to the digital age.

Milgard Windows Provides Comfort, Efficiency for OC Emergency Shelter

LADERA RANCH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laura's House, an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence, will now enjoy the benefits of new energy efficient windows thanks to support from Milgard Windows and Doors, and Walker Windows.

Adoption Mentors Web Page Launched

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents is proud to announce the unveiling of a new web page 'Adoption Mentors,' which is part of the organization's focus on providing resources and support to adoptive parents, social workers and the adoption community.

In Memoriam: Passing of Thomas A. Moretti – Renowned Packard Car Restorer

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas A. Moretti ('Tom'), age 71, a 26 year resident of Inverness, IL passed away due to complications from lung cancer surrounded by his daughters on June 14, 2011. Tom is survived by his loving daughters, Joette (Mark) Doran and Suzette (Jim) Roppel and his cherished grandchildren Jay and Sarah. His brother James Moretti, sisters Rita Kincess and Carol Gilio also survive him. Tom was a successful business man and renowned Packard car restorer and authority.

Ecologic Leasing Services Releases LeaseAccelerator 7.0

GREAT FALLS, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has released version 7.0 of LeaseAccelerator, web-based software service (SaaS) designed for corporate and non-profit lessees and vendor captives that lease equipment around the globe.

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