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Connecticut: Prevail Consulting Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at 2008 IASA Conference

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring...

JMAC’s Emerging Jobs SuperSearch Gives Colorado Job Seekers Competitive Edge

DENVER, Colo. -- "It's important for job seekers to understand, if they can get news that a company is about to launch a new...

Staff Shortage: Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known...

Colorado Ski Areas End ‘Awesome Season’ with Native American Gratitude Ceremonies

ASPEN, Colo. -- "On Closing Day at Spirit Mountain, Wisconsin, 14 year old 'Honor the Earth Princess,' Mariah Cooper (Ojibwe-Oneida), a Native American Olympic...

Patio Wars! Brighten Up Your Yard with Hot Colors Resin Furniture

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They're strong,...

Florida’s Perth Leadership Institute Study Assesses Presidential Front Runner Global Competitive Impact

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A White Paper recently released by the Perth Leadership Institute and written by leadership educator and author Dr. E. Ted Prince...

Utah’s LifeSpan Fitness Promotes Exercise to Help Fight Heart Disease Among Women

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- PCE Health and Fitness, maker of LifeSpan fitness equipment, is teaming up with The Heart Truth to encourage women...

ITS Gives 5 Proven Rules For Job Hunters, says Random Interviewing Teaches Little

DENVER, Colo. -- "When you're invited for a job interview, it pays to be prepared, and part of being prepared is knowing ahead of...

Best Selling Book The Natural World is a Quiet Call to Action Against Global Warming

OMAHA, Neb. -- Wondrous and enchanting yet fragile and at risk, "The Natural World" (ISBN: 978-189031042-4), as seen through the eyes of celebrated nature...

Massachusetts Based Van Millwork Announces New Employees

NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, located in Needham, Massachusetts, announced the addition of six professionals to...

New Mexico’s Relios Jewelry Expanding Marketing and Sales Services to Retail Partners

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Relios Jewelry, America's major manufacturer of designer sterling silver and natural stone jewelry is planning to expand into over 900 locations...

Random Negotiating Won’t Pay Dividends – Denver’s ITS Provides Proven Rules for Job Hunters

DENVER, Colo. -- "Once a job offer is made, a lot of people think they have no basis for negotiating," said Bob Gerberg at...

Storytime Yoga Show for Children to Premiere on Rocky Mountain PBS in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. -- Storytime Yoga's first children's show, The Peddler's Dream, will air on Rocky Mountain PBS on Sunday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m....

Ohio School Board Association Endorses Leader Alert Messaging System

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio School Boards Association announced today its endorsement of Leader Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for the more...

South Carolina’s SATSair Air Cab Service Posts Significant Growth in 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- SATSair, a provider of on-demand air cab services, is pleased to announce that the 2007 fiscal year which finished strong and...

Massachusetts’ Paul Morse of Morse Constructions Achieves NARI Green Certified Professional Designation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Paul Morse, GCP, CR, CAPS is the first builder/remodeler in the northeast, and the third in the nation, to receive the...

Denver’s JMAC Gives Job Seekers Instant Access to Tens of Thousands of Employer Sites

DENVER, Colo. -- "Over 100,000 key employers now hire primarily from their own websites," according to Steve Madden at the Denver headquarters of Job...

Van Millwork Presents Home Design Series in Massachusetts

NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, is pleased to present The Home Design Seminar Series - three...

AltiSAP is New Joint Venture from Alti and SAPBUREAU

ATLANTA, Ga. and NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Alti, headquartered in Paris, with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, is pleased to announce a joint venture with SAPBUREAU, part of the international ADA Software Group. This collaborative initiative launches a new North American organization called AltiSAP, with the goal of rapidly growing SAP-focused solutions and high-value services.

STG Media Launches Promo Campaign for the First DNA Paternity Test in Major Retail Stores

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Identigene, an industry leader in DNA identification testing, has chosen STG Media Corp as their Agency of Record. Identigene is a simple and reliable DNA paternity test that is currently available in 4,500 retail locations nationwide. The test includes swabs for collecting samples from inside the cheek of a child, alleged father and mother, which are then packaged and mailed to the Identigene lab.

Texas’ Forty-Five Cattle Launches Website to Help Cattlemen Keep Quality Feed Prices Down

AMARILLO, Texas -- This past winter cattle producers experienced record high prices, on the spot market, for supplemental feed. But cattlemen can rest assured that a new website from Forty-Five Cattle will provide decision making tools for contracting feed this fall.

New York’s Fare Buzz Launches Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine - an industry first - allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.

Napatech Announces 20Gb Pattern Matching Adapter for Security Applications at INTEROP in Las Vegas

ANDOVER, Mass. -- Napatech today announces a complete Pattern Matching Adapter based on Tilera's TILE64 Multicore processor. The new Pattern Matching Adapter can be used as a stand alone product or in conjunction with the Napatech series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards.

Financial Radio Guru and Real Estate Lending Expert Joel Miller Keynotes Georgia Association of Business Brokers Meeting

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Joel Miller, the Chief Financial Strategist of Wall Street Capital Funding, Inc., addresses today's statewide meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc., which culminates with dinner ceremonies honoring the 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club members.

Napatech Announces New Feature Set for Their NT Series High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass. -- INTEROP Las Vegas -- Napatech today announces the latest software release called TUSCON for its NT series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. The TUSCON software release included the following new additional features.

DIY: Inexpensive Contraption from Nevada Inventor May Help Save Marriages

PAHRUMP, Nev. -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.

HNP Solutions International Unveils Unique Approach to Outsourced Application Development

BALTIMORE, Md. -- HNP Solutions International (HNPSI), an Agile Software Development firm providing complex commercial and business applications, today announced a new and unique approach to outsourced IT services that provides organizations with complete technical and business transparency. Based on an environment of open communication and using a suite of web-based applications, clients are integrated into the delivery process from day one and have access to the same real-time management tools used by the development team.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says Washington’s LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

Stacking Chairs – They Aren’t Just for Summer Any More

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Adams Manufacturing announces a new use for resin. Many buyers purchase the classic stacking resin chairs to use during the summer. It's important to remember that stacking chairs can be used all year around. Stacking chairs come out of closets, garages, and basements for all kinds of gatherings, even in the dead of winter.

South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Unveils New ‘Weapon’ for Bringing Issues to Voters

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- Although political campaigns for national office are hideously expensive these days, you don't necessarily have to spend big to spend smart. South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Kephart's campaign is employing a unique web-based technology to reach new donors and potential voters.

Lake Geneva Resort Offers Mom a Well-Deserved Vacation

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- The Cove of Lake Geneva All-Suite Resort and Conference Center is proud to announce their "Mother's Day Enter to Win" contest running through May 5, 2008. Entrants are asked to describe, in 500 words or less, why their mother deserves to win a two night stay in one of The Cove's fully-appointed luxury suites.

New York ‘Freedom Run’ to Benefit 9/11 Responders – Motorcycle Rally and Festival at Liberty State Park

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Over 2,000 motorcycles are expected to roll past New York's "Ground Zero" on Saturday, May 10, as they participate in the "Freedom Run" motorcycle rally and festival. Riding side-by-side, the motorcycles are anticipated to stretch for five miles and will pay tribute to the 9/11 first responders of the FealGood Foundation who are now gravely ill as a result of their service at the site of the World Trade Center collapse.

Perillo Tours and Milan’s EuroFly Airlines Team for Free Air Fares to Italy

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Perillo Tours. America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced one of the most aggressive promotions in Italian tourism history - free roundtrip airfare from New York's JFK to Rome, Bologna and Palermo aboard EuroFly airlines. The flights must be booked by June 1, 2008, in conjunction with select Perillo tours and specific departure dates.

Modern-day Seuss: Ethan Crownberry Writes New Book Series Emphasizing Character Development in Children

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Ethan Crownberry announces the release of three great stories. His Poetic Adventures series offers children and adults the opportunity to explore the worlds of Bobby Bumble, an acrophobic bumblebee in "Bobby Bumbles Afraid to Fly" (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0049-9), and a goldfish with a life changing decision in "A Fish with a Wish" (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0050-5).

Atlanta Gets Healthy Naturally During Spring Wellness Event: ALIVE! Expo

ATLANTA, Ga. -- This spring, the ALIVE! Expo natural health and wellness event is back with new guest speakers, the country's top environmentally green companies and plenty of cutting edge ways to keep your family in optimal health - inside and out! Now in its fourth successful year in Atlanta, ALIVE! Expo brings the latest in health and wellness to the city's doorstep.

Adams Mfg Corp Offers Resin Furniture Advice for Summer Homes

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Adams Mfg Corp asks, "Which colors are best?" For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who's sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.

Native Voices Foundation Event in Wisconsin Brings Indian Youth Closer to London Olympics

SPOONER, Wis. -- With the sparring behind the scenes rivaling the boxing superstars in the ring, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) "Future Olympian's Day Benefit in Spooner April 16, turned out an uplifting landmark for American Indian youth competing in the London Olympics," according to Olympic skier, Suzy "Chapstick" Chaffee, NVF's organizer.

Communicate with the Deceased Using Radio Waves, Claims U.K. Greeting Card Company

LONDON, U.K. -- Specialist communications company SentForever Limited is offering an unusual alternative to the traditional greetings card by using radio waves rather than paper to convey messages of love, celebration and remembrance. Personalised messages and announcements can be created online and are transmitted at the speed of light via a dedicated British Telecoms transmission dish. Adds The Isle Casino Florida as Newest Casino Partner

MIAMI, Fla. -- Following the triumphant lead of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, The Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park, FL, joins online ticketing agency PTseats as the second casino allowing players to make online reservations for poker tournament seats. Using any major credit card, poker players can securely reserve their tournament seat online at and avoid a wait in line the day of the event.

Chicago to Host ‘Oprah Sarcophagus’ from the Sculptor Who Created Infamous Nude Britney Spears on Bear Skin Rug

CHICAGO, Ill. -- A gilded coffin lid bearing Oprah's full-figured likeness by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, designed to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late, lands in Chicago this week. Edwards is offering his latest creation of the television icon to break the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals.

Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens

BOSTON, Mass. -- Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston's South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year's competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.

Robert Cipriani’s Award-Winning ‘Passages’ Painting Series Marked for Upcoming Boston Art Exhibitions

DUXBURY, Mass. -- In 2003, Passages 2 received "Directors' Choice of Outstanding Painting" at the Cambridge Art Association. Passages, Ocean to Bay 1 won "Artist of the Year, Painting" at the Cambridge Art Association Members' Prize Show in 2005 and was selected "Best Cape Cod Landscape" at the Cape Cod Art Association in 2007. Today, painter and designer Robert Cipriani continues to evolve his award-winning "Passages" paintings.

Daniel Lamaute says New Payments Act as Incentive to Eliminate Credit Card Debts

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Consumers stung by the sudden doubling of their minimum required monthly credit card payments are finding new ways to eliminate credit card debt by replacing their card debt with cheaper alternatives such as 401(k) loans, said retirement plan expert, Daniel Lamaute, CEO of Lamaute Capital, Inc.

Capital Market Technologies Signs Agreement with Better ATM Services

MESA, Ariz. and LONDON, U.K. -- Capital Market Technologies (OTCBB:CMKT) has reached an agreement with Better ATM Services, Inc. to license the rights to distribute Better ATM Services' patented, groundbreaking technology throughout the European markets. Better ATM Services' breakthrough process enables existing automated teller machines to dispense gift cards and other pre-paid media, premiums, and incentives from ATM trays - just like cash.

Eularis to Address Making the Right Research Decision for ROI at 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Market Research Summit

Andree BatesNEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on Making the Right Research Decision for ROI - The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return. At 11:44 a.m. on Tuesday 29 April 2008, Dr. Bates will deliver a presentation titled, "How to Tell if You Are Making the Right Research Decision for ROI - The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return."

Ohio Avon Lake Man Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Bret Kirwan, a resident of Avon Lake, recently competed on the hit game show "Jeopardy!" which airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5. Viewers can see the exciting episodes featuring Bret beginning this Monday, April 21st, at 7:30 p.m. only on NewsChannel 5, Cleveland.

Oprah Burial Mask: Golden Likeness of TV Talk Queen Winfrey Debuts in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. -- On the heels of last year's farewell tour of the King Tut exhibit starts this year's tour of the gilded likeness of talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey. "The Oprah Burial Mask" will debut in Chicago April 24th, near Oprah's Harpo Studios at GARDENfresh Gallery, courtesy of NYC's Leo Kesting Gallery.

Boston’s Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008

BOSTON, Mass. -- Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.

Today’s Working Adults Face Long Term Care ‘Double Whammy,’ says LTC Expert Denise Gott

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- For health reasons, Americans in the prime of life may be less financially secure than they think, according to Denise Gott, Vice Chairperson of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. "The sudden need for long term care can erode their best-laid financial plans," she says, "and they're vulnerable on two fronts, not just one, no matter how young they are."

Oprah Sarcophagus Reaches Out to Unprepared Retirees: Health Care Reform Will Come Too Late for Some Baby Boomers

CHICAGO, Ill. -- With her endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Oprah is making known her views on the need for healthcare reform. But controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is urging talk show host Oprah Winfrey to do more by taking the time on her show to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late. Edwards is offering his latest creation to Oprah, to assist the television icon in breaking the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals.