Archive | January, 2012

The Financial Foundation Group Brightens up the Larimer Humane Society

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2012 has started off on the correct foot for the Loveland Branch of Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. The company spends the typical work week helping people review their retirement accounts, college savings, investment safety, and life insurance needs. This past week the staff not only focused on the usual, but also spread its wings into the community once again for another volunteer project.

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Nassau County Sheriff’s Department – Friend or Foe?

MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officer James Greco, a 17-year veteran of the Nassau County Department of Corrections, has been denied his retirement status by the Sheriff of Nassau County. Officer Greco was charged with Workers Compensation fraud which resulted in his wrongful termination, as per a ruling by the arbitrator hearing his case. Despite winning two judicial decrees in his favor against the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, Officer Greco continues to be denied his full retirement status.

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Patented Plug-in Release Expected to Rocket Share Values

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of Masterseek’s ongoing effort to increase the size of their database while improving functionality they have recently created and patented a unique search technology for their website (US Patent application 61592495). The new plug-in is expected to debut before the end of February, 2012.

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Ohio Restaurant Recruiters Adds Hallrich Incorporated to Client Roster

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that it recently signed Hallrich Incorporated as a new client.

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Treadstone 71 Selected to Deliver Open Source Intelligence Training

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today that Jeff Bardin, Treadstone’s Chief Intelligence Officer, has been selected to deliver Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training at all 2012 SecureWorld Expo conferences. Bardin will teach ‘Introduction to OSINT’ starting on March 28 in Boston.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Appoints Bevan Dufty to Lead City Efforts on Homelessness and Housing Opportunities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Firday appointed Bevan Dufty as the Mayor’s new Director of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement (HOPE), addressing homeless services and better outcomes for individuals who are homeless or live in supportive housing.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 27, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday announced the following appointments. First: William Edgar, 72, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board. He has been the co-owner of Edgar and Associates, an accounting services firm, since 1999. Edgar was contract executive director for the Sutter-Butte Flood Control Agency from 2007 to January 2012.

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Worst Band and Musician Press Kit Contest Announced – Jonas Music Services to Give Away $700 Press Kit Package

WALLKILL, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Music Services announced its first ‘Worst Press Kit Contest’ with one selected winner receiving a custom designed press kit package worth $700.00.

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U.S. Releases Around 800,000 Prisoners Each Year, Most Return

PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most Americans don’t consider prisons when lamenting scholarship reductions at their local college or higher taxes on gas when filling up at the pump. Maybe they should. According to Christopher Zoukis, author of the forthcoming ‘Education Behind Bars’ (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press, December 2011), upwards of $60 billion a year can be saved simply by educating prisoners.

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CCMC Inc., the financial industry’s premier automated interface supplier, announced an agreement with MortgageFlex Systems

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — CCMC Inc, the financial industry’s premier automated interface supplier, announced an agreement with MortgageFlex Systems, an innovative provider of mortgage lending software, to offer its BridgeWare line of interface products to complement the MortgageFlex loan origination system, LoanQuest.

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Calif. Governor Brown to Deliver ‘Call to Action’ in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. asks Los Angeles business leaders to stand with him on two major priorities for 2012: passing his balanced budget plan and persuading the legislature to enact his 12-point pension reform proposal.

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Calif. Senator Padilla to Speak at University of Southern California Latino Leaders Fireside Chat Series

VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee to be keynote speaker at the University of Southern California (USC) this Friday, January 27 at 12 noon in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Rosen Family Theatre, Room 227.

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Florida Governor Scott’s Reaction to the State of the Union Address

TALAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The American economy is sustained by business owners large and small who invested their money because they saw the potential of our great nation. Companies from around the world should continue flocking here, but instead they are being deterred by a nation facing a trillion dollar deficit and a federal government with an insatiable appetite for more debt and intrusion into the lives of its citizens.

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San Francisco Mayor Lee Celebrates Central Market Milestone

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that businesses are beginning to take advantage of the City’s Central Market/Tenderloin Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion.

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PCM and Associa announced the promotion of Michelle Thomson to Regional Director of West Coast Associa Services

LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) and Associa announced the promotion of Michelle Thomson to Regional Director of West Coast Associa Services.

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San Francisco Receives 2012 Sustainable Transport Award from the Institute for Transportation and Developmental Policy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Edwin Lee on Wednesday announced that San Francisco received the 2012 Sustainable Transport Award from the Institute for Transportation and Developmental Policy, for the City’s innovative parking management system and cycling and public space improvements.

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TAX TIP: Get Long-Term Care Insurance NOW to Qualify for Deduction Next Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care insurance is subsidized, in effect, by Uncle Sam. ‘For many people, a large part of their premium cost is deductible on their federal tax return,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). ‘That doesn’t make coverage free, but it makes it more affordable for millions.’ LTCFP is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced agencies specializing in long-term care insurance.

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Calif. Governor Brown Releases Package of CEQA Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As part of his ongoing efforts to spur job creation, streamline regulations and boost renewable energy, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released a package of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reforms that will simplify and expedite the approval process for key job-creating projects in California.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Initiative to Boost Small Business and Create Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday announced that he will make $1.5 million dollars immediately available to small businesses in San Francisco through the City’s successful Small Business Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to support business expansion and job creation.

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Rock the Vote: the Whiteflash ‘Say Yes’ Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the 2012 national elections, Whiteflash, leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, is running another installment of their own democratic elections. By casting your vote between two top engagement ring settings in their collection you will be entered to win one for yourself.

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Phil Rasori Named to ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List’ for Second Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has again been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 list for 2011.

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James Allen Gives Away $20,000 Diamond iPhone Case to Celebrate New Mobile Site

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Allen, a leading online bridal jewelry retailer, has announced the giveaway of a one-a-kind diamond and ruby encrusted iPhone case and iPhone 4S on their Facebook page.

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Florida Governor Scott urges employers to make Hiring Florida’s Heroes their business

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Governor Rick Scott today joined business, military, veteran and workforce leaders during the annual Florida National Guard Day at the Capitol to launch a year-long effort aimed at connecting returning National Guardsmen and other veterans with job openings as Florida’s economy continues to improve.

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Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Reopening of Six Business Source Centers Across Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced on Monday that six newly improved BusinessSource Centers are reopening across Los Angeles. The BusinessSource Centers are part of the Mayor’s strategy to create a healthy environment for job creation in Los Angeles.

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Urban Agriculture Pioneer Dr. Dave Schemberger Joins EnviroIngenuity Team

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EnviroIngenuity today announced its vertical farming division, which is developing vertical farming processes in Southern California to enable individuals and communities to grow their own food in urban areas.

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Global Superpower Colonizes Island Nation In Gilbert and Sullivan’s Utopia Limited

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What happens when a global superpower imposes its social conventions and political practices on a smaller, less ‘civilized’ nation? ‘Utopia Limited,’ Gilbert and Sullivan’s shockingly relevant satire of imperialism and globalization, tackles this question in a fresh new edition by the Blue Hill Troupe, April 20-28, 2012 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street).

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Equation Technologies Announces Organization Changes as Part of 2012 Growth Strategy

TORONTO, Ontario, Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Equation Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for financial and professional services; corporate head offices; and nonprofit organizations, announced the promotion of Lisa Vetro and Bharti Meisuria to Director Consulting Services; Ingrid Little to Director Client Services and Lisa Evans to Business Development Manager focusing on cloud computing applications.

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Leading Long-Term Care Agency Is Bouncing Back Like Chris Gardner, Hero of ‘Pursuit of Happyness,’ the Movie Starring Will Smith

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company’s annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.

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New Web Site Offers First Time e-Tool for Cloud Based Emergency Access to Personal Information

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ClanGistics(TM) announces the launch of their ClanGistics.com website which includes a first time ever e-product called the ClanGistics Planning System(TM). The planning system utilizes secured ‘cloud’ server technology and data file encryption allowing users to login through a secured web portal and enter personal information safely and securely for instant access in cases of medical or family emergencies.

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Analysis Reveals the Next ‘Google’ of B2B Search Engines – Masterseek.com Surpasses Largest B2B Search Engines by Drastic Margins

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Masterseek.com is a B2B search engine which provides businesses the ability to search for other businesses across the globe without the clutter often resulting from searches in consumer-based search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo. While Masterseek is primarily a B2B oriented search engine, it is also a convenient source for consumers searching specific businesses and it is believed a percent of Masterseek traffic is from consumer searches.

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