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CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 28th, 2009, Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division declined to order a new trial or to reverse a $5.6 million jury verdict against Publications International of Lincolnwood, Ill. (PIL), the parent company of Consumer Guide, on a breach of contract claim brought by The Smart Marketing Group of Los Angeles, Calif. (SMG).
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacturing of cleaning cards, today introduced the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Tool Software to be used in conjunction with their Waffletechnology Cleaning Card. In an effort to help increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs, this new software allows for a more efficient and streamlined cleaning process, resulting in less down time and a better quality of overall maintenance.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this first book of a much-anticipated literary series, Konrad Ventana draws back the curtains and throws open a window to a perennial drama with a depth of language that can only be described as symphonic. 'A Desperado's Daily Bread: Book One of the Post-Lux Trilogy' (ISBN: 978-0595521548, paperback) is a riveting drama that follows the trail of a Western outlaw biochemist of the subterranean territories.
LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SentForever are letting people transmit free messages into deep space through their Web site to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landings. When transmitted, these messages travel at the speed of light, which is 670 million miles per hour. After just 8 minutes the messages pass by the sun and 5 1/2 hours later pass Pluto. In just 14 hours the messages overtake the Voyager 1 probe, which is the most distant man-made object from Earth.
Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women's Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain't seen nothin' yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) - one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. 'Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what's in store for them; all hell could break loose,' she says.
Central South Distribution, Inc. Makes Historical Merger with Lataillade Entertainment and Ruff Town Entertainment Group
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Central South Distribution, Inc., which has been the number one independent faith based record distributor in the world for the past decade, has formed a partnership with Lataillade Entertainment, headed by contemporary gospel label / publishing / marketing guru Vicki Mack-Lataillade and her husband, Claude Lataillade, and Grammy® nominated songwriter producer Rene Moore, head of Ruff Town Entertainment Group. The multi-million dollar stock purchase marks the first time in history that African Americans will have a principal stake and partnership in a major contemporary music distribution company.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you still facing the problems that your PCs, laptops and servers' C drive are filled up with operating systems and procedures, and without enough space for use? Frustration often comes with a 'Windows Low Disk Space' warning and slow-running condition. According to EASEUS' technical support department, most EASEUS Partition Master customers email to ask for the help of expanding their C drive to solve the problem of low disk space and slow speed.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading vendor of optical fingerprint readers, is pleased to announce that it has released the OptiMouse™ Plus, an upgraded version of the world's first combination fingerprint reader and optical mouse. Like all of SecuGen's fingerprint readers, the OptiMouse Plus is very rugged, accurate, and affordable.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston has always been a hotbed of left-field musical talent, says Pitch Control TV. They have always done things their own way down south, and for that they should be applauded. But what was once the home of alternative country pioneers is now the center of one of the most vibrant and exciting hip hop scenes in the land. And that scene is captured brilliantly on the new DVD from talented filmmaker Ariel Santschi - 'Pitch Control Mixtape Volume 3.'
Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mitch Hawkins, CEO of JatrophaBioJet Corporation announced today founding of the World Biojet Alliance, a worldwide industry non-profit trade group to serve the needs of the rapidly forming Bio Jet Fuel sector. Mr. Hawkins, who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Governors, stated 'The World Biojet Alliance will be an independent and impartial global organization founded to promote, conduct research, coordinate communications and provide innovative solutions for advanced biofuels used in aviation.'
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the real estate experts at ForeclosureDeals.com, foreclosed properties will continue to dominate the real estate marketplace in many regions. Recent reports have been released that support this prediction. For example, in Utah's Washington County, the region's foreclosure rate remains higher than the national average.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner's guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.
SUMTER, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recipe-Robot, a newly-launched Web site, announces a service that not only saves people money, but also gives them easy access to copycat recipes so they can cook their favorite restaurant-quality meals at home.
VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The old adage goes, 'buyer beware.' Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, 'So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don't get the attention they deserve.'
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ForeclosureDataOnline reports more dark days ahead for the housing market and for homeowners concerned about losing their homes. The data collected by the site shows that foreclosure levels continue to rise and are reaching record highs, particularly in states such as Michigan, California, and Florida.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you still complaining that your computer is too slow and want to speed it up? EASEUS Partition Master is able to help computer users increase their C drive to speed up computers when the system drive is at low disk space. EASEUS Software's Partition Master can assist a user to resize (increase/reduce) a system C drive without data loss.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge outpatient surgical facility located within the Pacific Medical Plaza building at 1640 Newport Blvd, has named Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., as its physician representative to the Board of Directors. Dr. Sundine is a board certified plastic surgeon based in Newport Beach, Calif.
Nationwide Foreclosure Fear Still Strong as Homeowners Try to Prepare for the Worst, says ForeclosureRepos
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to ForeclosureRepos, REO activity is expected to spike in the coming months as foreclosure delays and moratoria implemented by various state laws come to an abrupt end. The herd mentality is causing people to rush to find alternatives. Attendance at Tele-Seminars, workshops, interactive community meetings, and increasingly large seminars held by reputable mortgage bankers and attorneys are continuing to draw concerned and sometimes desperate homeowners seeking solutions to stay in their homes.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A study conducted by Foreclosure1 of its users shows support for Obama's economic proposals, particularly those geared towards homeowners. When President Obama took office in January 2009, one of his first actions was to begin assembling an economic stimulus plan that would help revive the U.S. economy. The bill passed, although its $787 billion price tag caused some controversy, particularly among Republicans.
The Oracle Group Announces The NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion Themed 100 Years 100 Authors in New York City
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion welcomes National Bestselling Authors, Diahann Carroll, Hill Harper, Chris Gardner, Tiki Barber, Terry McMillan, Carl Weber, Chef Jeff Henderson, Stephen L. Carter, Dr. Dorothy Height, Sharon Draper and Walter Mosley to New York City to Celebrate 100 Years of Bold Dreams and Big Victories. The NAACP Author Centennial Author Pavilion Themed '100 Years, 100 Authors' will bring an exciting mix to New York City, July 13th through 15th, 2009.
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A patent has been issued for a unique feature of KICTeam's Waffletechnology cleaning cards, adding a level of protection to a growing cleaning card market. 'We have been pursuing this patent since the early stages of Waffletechnology development and are pleased to have received the first of what we anticipate will be multiple patents,' said Peter Klein, President and CEO at KICTeam, Inc.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BirthdaysNewYork is New York City's newest and most exciting birthday party planning service; its focus is primarily on birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties. And EMRG, its parent company, is a veteran in the New York party planning business and does the work so its clients don't have to.
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted in the recapitalization of the former company into LRM Industries International, Inc.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SurfBalance, a new app for the Apple iPhone™ and iPod Touch® devices, is available now at the Apple iTunes® store. Full-featured tool guides, limits and verifies kids' Web wse on iPhone and iPod Touch. SurfBalance combines a fun, full-screen mobile Web browser with unique features.
FT. COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2009 has been all about helping others for the Financial Foundation Group (FFG). With the recent stock market fluctuations and devaluation, not only have representatives of FFG been helping clients protect their assets, but also helping others by volunteering more of their time. The Financial Foundation Group is excited to have been a big contributor to the Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity on June 12th, 2009. Instead of heading into the office, associates from the Loveland, CO, office were given permission to work on 2 different Habitat home sites located in Ft. Collins, CO.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with ACS Technologies, the leading provider of information management solutions to nearly 50,000 churches, schools, and other faith-based organizations.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CustomXM, a central Arkansas marketing services provider, recently added the Kodak Dimensional Printing capability to its Nexpress 3000 Digital Production Color Press. CustomXM is currently the only provider of these services in the state of Arkansas
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Momentum Transport, the nation's premier auto and freight transport provider, recently earned the Better Business Bureau's highest ranking possible - receiving a grade of A+. After a recent change in the BBB grading system (replacing grades of 'satisfactory' or 'unsatisfactory' with grades ranging from A+ to F), Momentum received an upgrade from its prior rating of 'satisfactory.'
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The results are in! In a contest based on the hit Fox Searchlight Pictures film 'My Life In Ruins,' WhiteFlash.com, the internet's premier online jewelry retailer, found their site flooded with close to 12,000 hopeful winners of a diamond right hand ring.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foreclosures are at an all-time high. However, good news is on the horizon. The release of the new federal tax credit of $8,000 given to first-time home buyers has heated up the real estate market and provided a well-needed boost to the struggling real estate industry. And, Foreclosure Listings Nationwide announces that its company has more than 1.5 million properties for sale.
SilverFast HDRi – The Ideal 64Bit Archive-Format for Images Containing the Maximum Dynamic Range Now Also Includes Dust and Scratches Information...
KIEL, Germany and SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LaserSoft Imaging releases the new SilverFast 6.6.1, world-wide the first software generating perfect raw data from photos and slides. In order to generate perfect digital RAW data scanned from your originals, LaserSoft Imaging has developed a new 64 bit HDRi format for SilverFast 6.6.1 which not only contains complete image data but also has embedded the dust and scratch information from the scanner's infrared channel.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite recent negative information about the job market in the United States, the housing market is beginning to show some signs of improvement shows the latest Foreclosure Listings report. Investors wanting to take advantage of the slumping prices and frequent foreclosures, particularly in some of the top markets, may need to act more quickly.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIVE with Regis and Kelly's producers are kicking-off a nationwide search for the best grill recipe and they're asking their viewers for help with the 'Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.' One regional chef has a good chance, but needs your help. Erich Soll, Executive Chef at BONE FIRE Smokehouse in Downtown Kingsport, Tenn., has been selected as having one of the top 5 ribs recipes in the nation, with his succulent Smoked Ribs with Fightin' Irish Whiskey Sauce.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Simmons' 'Fractopia' (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover - limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons' abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the art has been called sexual in nature, including the piece called 'godheart.'
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- December of 2004 was a tough time for Tiffany Heinzelman, wife of one of the founders of the Financial Foundation Group. She was just 34 years old; had a 2 year old daughter at home and a husband who was opening a new branch office. Tiffany had just returned from a family vacation and discovered a lump under her right arm pit. Blood tests were done and calmed her initial fear; her white cells were fine so it was not cancer or an infection.
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Kreiner, a nationally renowned reproductive specialist, takes on the long-standing moral and medical dilemma of multiples with a unique approach to IVF designed to make single embryo transfer the standard of care available to everyone. Kreiner's East Coast Fertility center offers a critical twist on routine IVF services, with the new Single Embryo Incentive Program.
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. 'During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,' says Deb Saffern.
BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last five years or so, new Web 2.0 tools have hit society like one wave after another: MySpace, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, all the various iPhone and Blackberry applications, and now Twitter. The effect, according to social scientists, is to vastly increase both the complexity and content of communication, such that the planet appears more and more like a vast integrated Mind, akin to James Lovelock's 'Gaia' or Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's 'Noosphere.' This is the rationale for the World Mind Network.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2009 has provided the Financial Foundation Group many opportunities to help others. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. Delia Rios spearheaded the venture for the entire San Antonio office to contribute to the Metro San Antonio Habitat for Humanity on June 6th, 2009.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall launches new social media tools - great for candidates from school board to President. As technology continues to drive political participation at all levels, the need for the latest tools makes all the difference as candidates, from the school board to the White House, look to engage voters, raise money and win on Election Day.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ForeclosureDeals.com, a leading online foreclosure listings service announces that real estate executives say the regions that saw the biggest price spikes during the bubble continue to wrestle with the most foreclosures: California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona.
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.
TROY, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After years of success with the Pole-Wrap, a product that transforms unsightly basement poles into attractive interior decor, Pole-Wrap, Inc. has added two new products - the Pole-Wrap Drink Shelf and the Pole-Wrap Extension. Both items will be available for purchase after July 1.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been awarded an agreement under Novation's 'New Medical Technology' program to supply its Rebound HRD and Rebound HRD V (hernia repair devices) to their alliance members, which includes: acute hospitals and systems, academic medical centers and ambulatory care facilities. The Rebound HRD® and HRD V are intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists.
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting illnesses or disabilities. If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, should you wait and see what materializes? Denise Gott says no; there's too much to lose and little to gain. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bookbinder Specialties, a Pennsylvania company, acquired the Bookbinder's Soup and Seasonings Division from the Stephens' Original Foods Company of Huntingdon Valley, PA, on June 23, 2009. The soups and seasonings are based on favorite recipes from the Old Original Bookbinder's restaurant, established in 1865 in Philadelphia's historic Old City.
Curvy Pillow Company Presents New YouTube Video Demonstrating the Incredible Transformation of Rectangular Bed Pillows Into Curvy Functional Shapes
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Have you ever been poked in the eye by the pointy corner of your rectangular bed pillow?' Pillow Designer and Spokesperson for the Curvy Pillow Company, Pam Blumenthal, was recently quoted as saying 'It's ridiculous, but it's no joke - people do get poked by pointy-cornered pillows. Why would we want to sleep with rectangles anyway? The only reason that we all sleep with rectangular bed pillows is that it's the easiest shape for manufacturing.'
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it is now providing all of its industry leading fingerprint template extraction and matching SDKs free of charge. Included in SecuGen's wide selection of Software Developer Kits are SDKs for Windows Vista, Windows CE, Linux, Solaris and more.
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day workshops on hazardous waste management in the region next month. Workshops will be held in Williamsburg, VA on July 9-10; Charlotte, NC on July 13-14; Atlanta, GA on July 16-17; Orlando, FL on July 20-21; and Birmingham, AL on July 23-24.
BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Apprentice House announces publication of its latest book, 'The Vegan Monologues' (ISBN 9781934074367), which guides readers through the world of being vegan, traveling life's path as an herbivore in a treacherous world of carnivores. Whether explaining how vegetarian guys get the girls, exploring an addiction to Chinese takeout, or being sequestered in the 'garden salad zone,' author Ben Shaberman's gentle sense of humor sheds light on what it means to go meatless.
Starlight and CCFA Unveil Enhanced Web Resource for Young Adults with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For young adults with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, coping with their illness is a life-long struggle. Today Starlight Children's Foundation and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation announced the unveiling of their redesigned Web site, UCandCrohns.org, originally designed in 2006 to help young IBD patients cope with their condition.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan have joined the firm as Partners. 'VLP's newest partners further expand the firm's practice in Commercial Lending and Intellectual Property. VLP is strengthening as well as broadening our range of legal representation for corporate clients,' said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP's President and Co-Founder.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advantage Trim & Lumber Company today announced that, due to recent inquiries from customers, composite decking supplies and materials will not be distributed or sold at any of our locations. While composite decking remains popular due to its low cost, we are of the opinion that using composite materials for decks is a hazard to the public.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pursol Solar Systems today announces the signing of an agreement with the Fort Peck Indian Tribes of Poplar, Montana for the development of its solar manufacturing plant in its Reservation. The agreements would create 350 jobs for the local community. Expected gross revenue from the solar manufacturing plant will exceed $200 M annually and will provide a boost to the local economy. At full capacity, the plant will generate 100 MW of solar panels providing much needed supply to the Pursol Solar team.
Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Argentech, Inc. today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silver in a unique complex for optimal delivery in the human body. The complex was granted broad patent protection in the U.S. and, recently, in Mexico as well. It also has patent protection overseas.
Abundant Biofuels Corporation Offers Low-Cost, Long-Term Contracts to Supply Jatropha Oil to U.S. Refiners with Under-Capacity Production Problems
MONTEREY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Charles Fishel, Chairman of Abundant Biofuels Corporation, noted that 'There are about 100 biodiesel refineries operating below capacity and another 47 idle refineries in the United States, alone.' To help solve this problem, Abundant Biofuels provides standardized long-term contracts (5- or 10-years) in multiples of 50,000 barrels (2,100,000 gallons) of jatropha oil. Financing is available.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle® Ski & Snowboard Shows announce their National Show Dates for Fall, 2009: Los Angeles: Los Angeles Convention Center - October 29, 30, 31 and November 1. Chicago: Donald E Stephens Convention Center - November 6, 7 and 8. Bay Area: San Jose Convention Center - November 13, 14, 15. Sacramento: Cal Expo Fairgrounds - November 21 and 22.
Lemonheads Co-Founder Comes Full Circle: Ben Deily's Varsity Drag Joins Evan Dando's The Lemonheads for NYC Show
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 20 years after leaving cult band The Lemonheads to return to college and 'try to become a grown up,' co-founder and certified grown up Ben Deily has come full circle: his new band Varsity Drag makes their New York City debut this Thursday at the Bowery Ballroom, sharing the bill with old friend Evan Dando and The Lemonheads.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From ashes to diamonds: Algordanza, a Switzerland-based company, memorializes deceased loved ones through the creation of innovative memorial diamonds. Algordanza's memorial diamonds are the result of a finely-tuned process whereby the ashes or hair from a deceased loved one are turned into genuine human diamonds that will last forever.
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the 'Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification' workshop; day three will focus on 'Shipping Hazardous Materials by Air' - and day four will focus on 'Shipping Hazardous Materials by Vessel.'
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that seamlessly interfaces with Kronos time and attendance applications. M2SYS' Bio-SnapON™ biometric software supports fingerprint and finger vein identification, enabling Kronos customers to record employee time data with a single finger scan.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LifeModeler, Inc., the leading global provider of biomechanical human body simulation tools and services, has released LumbarSIM™, a new product that adds to its family of unique 'virtual prototyping' software. This latest innovation directly addresses the needs of orthopedic device manufacturers and surgeons seeking ways to respond to the growing numbers of patients experiencing lower back pain.
PAVILION, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has been certified to be in compliance with ISO 9001:2000. The certification audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Group. This recognition of Syntec's quality management system reinforces the company's credentials as a high precision manufacturer of injection molded polymer optics and opto-electronic assemblies. Syntec Optics integrates all steps of the process.