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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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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. -- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
DETROIT, Mich. -- Harper Arrington Publishing LLC today announced the release of The Creative Pack 1 upgrade for Digital Fashion Pro - Fashion Design System. The Digital Fashion Pro System is an innovative solution that gives fashion designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection using digital fabrics and garment templates.
Pareto Building Improvement Publishes Guidebook to Help Building Professionals Achieve Highest Level of Success in an Increasingly Challenging Market
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market - "Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals" (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "Every February for the last 50 years, stock car enthusiasts across the country have packed their sunscreen and descended on Daytona," said Ethan Whitehill, CEO of Two West, Inc. "This year, unfortunately, the economy also decided to head south for vacation."