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It's Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.
MESA, Ariz., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools (OPS) to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized, web-based solution will provide this high performing district with a fully integrated system designed to efficiently and effectively manage all aspects of student data, and extend the academic experience beyond the classroom and into the home.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile. 'Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure' (ISBN: 978-1484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.
'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman slated for national release in August
AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greenleaf Press announces the upcoming release of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman. 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1-60832-578-8, 7x9 Paperback, 446 pages, $19.95) will be available nationwide on August 13, 2013 and will be published simultaneously in an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1-60832-579-5, $7.99) and an audio book edition.
Mortgage Technology Magazine Names Global DMS to its Top 50 Service Providers List for the Fifth Consecutive Year
LANSDALE, Pa., May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, the leading provider of enterprise-class Web-based appraisal management software, announced that it has been named to Mortgage Technology magazine's Top 50 Service Providers list for the fifth year in a row.
DAYTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Dayton area's leading industrial flooring finisher, Summit Industrial Flooring, got wind of the plan for the Heidelberg Distributing Company's move of its Dayton operations to the former Cooper Tire and Rubber Company facility in Moraine, Summit knew their expertise would be needed.
DAYTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The area's leading industrial flooring finisher Summit Industrial Flooring is expanding operations and opening an additional base of operations in Charleston, S.C. The new location is needed to 'better serve our rapidly expanding client list in the Southeast region,' said Kim Powell, president of Summit.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap, developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, announced today their partnership with give2gether to enable online fundraising and peer-to-peer campaigns for non-profits using Orange Leap CRM software.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the FDx SDK Pro(TM) for the Android Operating System. This new Software Developer Kit (SDK) enables software developers to add fingerprint authentication to their Android based software running on ARM tablets and smart phones. This SDK for Android incorporates SecuGen's MINEX tested, FIPS 201/PIV compliant template extraction and matching algorithms.
NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the 'Bellingham Cannabis 3'
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state's newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's a new kid on the block - Children's Entertainment Network (CEN) - produced and directed by Mark Rowley. This new web series launched in mid January 2013, and airs on CENkids.com.
AKUM, Cameroon, May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering, started by Anja Schwarz from Germany, an adventure traveler interested in cultures, who prefers experiencing another culture as a member of that community, and in the process, finds opportunities to transform lives in communities in need.
Leaked 3D Ultrasounds of Kimye and the Duchess of Cambridge: Prenatal Portraits of Celebrity Babies in Upcoming L.A. Unveiling
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by celebrity artist Daniel Edwards; concluding the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the weeks following the Boston Marathon, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn't a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in Northern California.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has made its third consecutive appearance on the Top 50 Service Providers list, issued by SourceMedia's Mortgage Technology magazine.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage was recently recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as a '2013 Healthiest Employer.'
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For two consecutive years, Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has received a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers.
ADDISON, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Published at sixteen, Aaron Ozee has written and self-published four poetry books through leading online self-publishing company, Lulu. 'Celestial Inferno: Poems of Another Realm,' initially released in hardcover, now will be available as an eBook through major retailers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo Books, and more. The transition into the virtual world will hopefully prove to be successful upon the book's re-release into the eMarket and will truly mold Ozee's future for the better.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LendingQB, a provider of loan origination software, announced that since implementing its end-to-end loan origination system (LOS), California-based Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) has been able to effectively manage rapid growth, maximize productivity across operations, cut originations costs and ensure excellence in member service.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Sioux City Hotel and Conference Center in Sioux City, Iowa, a 193-room hotel connected by skyway to the Convention Center and Mercy Medical Center. The property is 12 stories tall and includes 13,300 square feet of meeting space, featuring the best views in town from its top floor ballroom.
CLARKSVILLE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC recently announced it is has been awarded a 5-year ID/IQ to provide Onsite Secretarial Support Services for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Headquarters and Interim Locations. The contract has a 1-year base, for 4-year options and a potential value of $13.5 million if all option years are exercised.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has completed DualCool installations on 12 more Walmart stores in Northern and Central California. DualCool is a retrofittable system that significantly improves the efficiency of rooftop cooling units (RTU's) in dry climates. ICI's patented DualCool technology uses a direct evaporative process to increase compressor efficiency, and an indirect process (no moisture added) to pre-cool ventilation air.
BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities and groups, won the SMART 25 Award in the Smartest Idea category for its online management service and mobile app. Its mission is to take the hassle out of organizing for coaches, managers and parents. As a Top 50 iTunes free sports app, TeamSnap was honored for its fast-growing and well-driven progress into the mobile space.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won't be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- James Allen has announced a new line of natural gemstones to complement its high-quality engagement rings. The online bridal retailer currently offers a beautiful selection of blue sapphires, pink sapphires, yellow sapphires, red rubies and green emeralds. Natural gemstones are a great, budget-friendly alternative to traditional center diamonds.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has hired Ken Wells as EVP of Relationship Marketing. In this role, Ken will head up a new unit that helps financial institutions maximize the power of their retail organization to drive more revenue from multiple business lines.
RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accounting software specialist, Massey Consulting continues its educational webcast series with two webcasts focusing on best practices for CPAs and their clients. Thursday, May 16, from 2 - 4 p.m. EDT - 'Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud' featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald, Intaact Vice President and Philip Massey CPA, founder Massey Consulting.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management have formed a strategic partnership, as of April 29th, 2013. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County announced today the induction of Tony Myrell, Jon Novack, and Dr. William Sterling as chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer of the board respectively. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that is has been recognized as a Top 50 Servicer Provider by Mortgage Technology magazine for the third consecutive year.
Members of the Hollywood Community and Military Charity Arrive in Washington, D.C. to Receive Congressional Commendations
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture 'American Identity' and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnviroIngenuity today announced its offering of hydroponic vertical gardens for use at home. The beautiful stackable garden systems make it easy to grow delicious, nutritious, non-toxic food at home using limited space and reducing use of natural resources.
For the 5th Year in a Row Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.
Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a 2013 'Best Place to Work in the Bay Area.' San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal presented the award jointly.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 1989, when Food Finders officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An arcade and pinball gaming staple that stood in downtown Columbia for more than 25 years before closing its doors is back on Broadway. The official Grand Opening of Gunther's Games is scheduled for Saturday April 27, with activities running throughout the evening.
Teenage entrepreneur-led Bulldog Lighting leading the push for California legislators to pass proposed 'Made in the USA labeling' bill
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A current law states that California businesses cannot claim their products are 'Made in the USA' unless 100 percent of the components are manufactured in the country. The federal standard is 75 percent, which places an unfair disadvantage on California firms because there are some products that have components which are not available in the United States. Bulldog Lighting - a San Carlos, Calif.-based firm that was founded by teenage entrepreneur Dylan Sievers - is spearheading and promoting the passage of legislation that would make the 75 percent federal standard applicable in California.
California Mortgage Bankers Association Names The Compliance Group President Annemaria Allen to its Board of Directors
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), a leading mortgage compliance services provider, is pleased and privileged to announce that the California Mortgage Bankers Association has recently named its CEO and president Annemaria Allen a director.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it has been designated to Mortgage Technology magazine's Top 50 Service provider's list for the first time. The company attributes the value that its new loan origination system (LOS) is delivering to lending organizations as a key reason it made this year's list.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Mass. Governor Deval Patrick announced the nominations of two experienced attorneys as District Court Clerk-Magistrates: Donald P. Hart for Nantucket District Court and Stephen C. Poitrast for Waltham District Court.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Mass. Governor Deval Patrick named Middlesex District Attorney’s (DA) Office General Counsel Marian T. Ryan as Middlesex County DA. Ryan will assume responsibility for all Middlesex County DA’s office operations and fills the vacancy created by the departure of Middlesex County DA Gerard Leone.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 1, 2013, Food Finders is kicking off its 3rd Annual 'Summer To End Hunger' Food Drive. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interthinx, a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its annual Mortgage Fraud Risk Report, a report covering data and trends based on analysis of loan applications processed in 2012 by the Interthinx FraudGUARD(R) system.
Two San Rafael High Schools Win First and Second Place in 2013 Northern California Financial Literacy: MoneyWise Teen Contest
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today is the long-awaited launch of the upgraded Masterseek business search experience that has the industry buzzing. A successful test phase was concluded during the month of March, and now the newly improved system is available to everyone in beta phase. The upgrades will provide a more powerful and intuitive business search platform that is years ahead of the competition.
Businesses Worldwide Will Spend $152 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services in 2013, says Insight Research Corp.
DURANGO, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While business spending on all telecommunications services is expected to grow in low single-digit percentages over the next five years, global spending on managed services is expected to grow at an annual compounded rate of 11.3 percent, according to the latest market study from Insight Research.
SAN RAMON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their 'Fraud Doesn't Work Here' campaign in partnership with the California McDonald's Preferred Operator Group (POG).
OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a good, old-fashioned get together in its parking lot on Sunday, April 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the tradition of the Sunday family get-together, no alcohol will be permitted. There will be free sandwiches, soda, chips, ice cream, brownies and cotton candy in addition to live music, balloon twisters and inflatable areas where kids can play.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- James Allen, one of the leading online diamond and luxury jewelry retailers, announced today an exclusive online partnership with Diamond in the Rough, the most renowned brand for natural, rough diamond jewelry. Now James Allen customers can choose from a wide variety of over four hundred Diamond in the Rough ring styles or custom design their own.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the National Inclusion Project over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
LANSDALE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software for the mortgage industry, announced that it has been named one of five finalists in the state of Pennsylvania's inaugural 'Governor's Impact Awards' in the category of small business impact within its region.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CandyLipz LLC announces a new product - the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System - that allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips. It's no longer necessary to experience expensive and invasive injections to achieve more luscious and fuller lips.
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), a leading mortgage compliance services provider, has hired sales veteran Nicole Delzer as national sales director. Delzer's responsibilities will include new business development, as well as managing TCG's national sales pipeline and internal sales team.
CULVER CITY. Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DAX (formerly Sample Digital), the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for 'Ease of Use.'
MADISON, N.J. and TIGARD, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon's phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nobody wants bad apps. Software owners don't want to receive bad products. Users don't want to have bad apps on devices. But what hides behind the meaning of the word 'bad'? How can software owners avoid building and getting 'bad' mobile apps? 'Generally, a bad app is one that doesn't satisfy the end users' needs,' says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation, specializing in mobile and web software development.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Food Finders, Inc. of Signal Hill, California, is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will assist with Food Finders' mission to redistribute food donated by the regional hospitality industry and local grocers to feed those who are food insecure.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) has brought on software development specialist, Matt Steck, as the company's chief information officer. With more than 15 years of experience in information technology, Steck will be responsible for all software development initiatives within the Titan family of companies.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Updated Workplace Guide from LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Highlights Tax and Employee Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An updated workplace guide, announced today, describes the tax, productivity, and other benefits of adding the "missing link" to employee benefit packages: long-term care insurance. Titled 'Long Term Care Outreach and Education Program,' the 12-page guide is published by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Park Ridge Health presents 8th Annual Seasons of Life Soiree to Benefit Four Seasons' Non-Profit Services for Western North Carolina Families
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop announced this week that it's not just about sheds and storage spaces anymore...its new line of eco-friendly, tiny houses is getting attention from around the country.