Author Archive | Roderick Kinnison

Ultra Tiny Linux OS

RoweBots Research announces Unison Ultra Tiny Linux OS for Renesas MCUs

ANAHEIM, Calif. (CitizenWire) — RoweBots today announced the immediate availability of Unison, an ultra-tiny Linux compatible OS for Renesas Electronics RX microcontrollers. Developers now have the option for Linux-based embedded design when using RX devices. With continued broadening of its ecosystem, Renesas Electronics America continues to provide ease of adoption of RX devices.

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adult recreational sports group

All City Sportz Corp announces A New Way to Stay in Shape in Chicago this Fall

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — All City Sportz Corp., a brand new Chicago-based adult recreational sports group, is announcing their grand opening with the launch of Men’s pick-up basketball. This highly organized program allows individuals the opportunity to stay in shape while enjoying basketball without season commitments and provides a flexible play-as-you-pay registration process.

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Remodel or Move

Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad, reports

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A recent report released by revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. ‘We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home – either remodeling or moving,’ says Dan […]

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STOP Senior Hunger food drive

Join Silicon Valley Comfort Keepers to Help STOP Senior Hunger During Hunger Action Month

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley area Comfort Keepers are asking the community to make food donations […]

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Loren Marc Schmerler

Pet-care ventures are thriving says business broker Loren Marc Schmerler

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

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public service announcement

California Intercontinental University launches ‘Think About It’ Public Service Announcement Campaign

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (CitizenWire) — The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled ‘Think About It’ was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The ‘Think […]

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Shirley Franklin, Greek Organizations and Community Leaders Join Georgia Rally to Encourage Women to Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The ballot power of women will be the focus this Saturday as actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph; chair of the National Congress of Black Women, E Faye Williams, Esq; former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin; and women from across the state assemble for ‘Women in Power Multicultural Forum,’ a nonpartisan […]

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Laura Winn Johnson

PMRG Meeting: Navigating Healthcare’s Shifting Currents: Essential Techniques for the Healthcare Marketing Researcher

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has been chosen for the second consecutive year to present a session at The Fourth Annual Meeting of the PMRG Institute in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 24-26, 2010. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Navigating Healthcare’s Shifting Currents: Essential Techniques for the Healthcare Marketing […]

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Financial Advisor Paul Granito Among ‘Best of Best’ at Barron’s Summit

PARAMUS, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Paul Granito, First Vice President, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney was one of approximately 500 financial advisors who were selected by their firms to attend the sixth-annual Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to promote best practices in the industry and the value of advice […]

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RealNerdsReelMovies blog

Self-proclaimed movie nerd and critic, Dylan Woods, launches Web site for his passion

TULSA, Okla. (CitizenWire) — Dylan Woods owns and operates the new website, Real Nerds Reel Movies. It serves as an online community where people seeking movie insights can go to find answers, and to learn about the many different genres of movies and film of the past and present. His website says that every movie […]

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Jeff Koch, senior loan officer of Preferred Mortgage Corporation, announced this week that Manhattan mortgage rates are at record lows

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Jeff Koch, senior loan officer of Preferred Mortgage Corporation, announced this week that Manhattan mortgage rates are at record lows. This information is based on a survey released by Freddie Mac, the second largest mortgage finance company. It reported that 30 and 15-year Manhattan mortgage rates either tied or reached […]

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Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Benefit for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity During MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, one of the top producers of affordable home ownership opportunities among U.S. Habitat affiliates, have teamed up to challenge attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo to raise $10,000 for Atlanta […]

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New concern for world travelers – intentional baggage tampering by customs officials for security tests

HONG KONG (CitizenWire) — As security efforts increase globally, Securoseal, a company specializing in baggage security, has issued a public warning concerning a growing trend of authorities being implicated in acts of baggage tampering. This has caused unintentional security breaches internationally, endangering the welfare of affected passengers and exposing them to the possibility of criminal […]

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EVtones EV tones

Bran-Rae sets the tone for audible electric vehicle sounds with EVtones

ORLANDO, Fla. (CitizenWire) — Bran-Rae today announced the launch of EVtones, an MP3 download service providing unique MP3 music tones, tunes and sounds for electric and electric hybrid vehicles. Car sounds, jet engines, etc. will also be offered as downloads to an electric vehicles MP3 compatible tone generating system.

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James Bonar

Recently graduated mechanical engineer from the University of Cincinnati, Mr. James Bonar joins Ohio’s Energy Optimizers

TIPP CITY, Ohio (CitizenWire) — Energy Optimizers, USA is proud to announce the hiring of recently graduated mechanical engineer from the University of Cincinnati, Mr. James Bonar. James’ final engineering project was designing, building, and testing a wind turbine as a home installation kit. With a background in engineering and alternative energy, Energy Optimizers, USA […]

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senior executive career partners

According to job placement expert, Robert J. Gerberg, Jr., ‘Technology makes a difference in a job hunt’

DENVER, Colo. (CitizenWire) — Several companies have been investing in technology that instantly connects people to most available jobs. One of them, a venture capital backed firm named SET, has invested $35 million to pioneer ways for making job hunting easier. Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, points out that there are thousands of […]

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multimodal shipping rules

New U.S. Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials went into Effect Oct. 1st, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CitizenWire) — As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on October 21-22; Milwaukee on October 25-26; St. Louis […]

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MediaGeotagger geotagging software

Red Hen Systems is pleased to announce the release of RouteScout for FalconView with MediaGeotagger

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CitizenWire) — Red Hen Systems is pleased to announce the release of RouteScout for FalconView with MediaGeotagger. RouteScout is a plug-in that extends the functionality of the popular FalconView mission planning and mapping software used by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Allied countries around the world – enabling new mission […]

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tunable diode laser

Applied Analytics launches updated Web portal for industrial process analyzers

CONCORD, Mass. (CitizenWire) — Applied Analytics, Inc. (AAI), a vanguard manufacturer of industrial process analyzers, today announces the launch of their freshly redesigned website. This total reboot aims at streamlining the customer experience, placing most of the site navigation within the dropdown menu at the top of the screen.

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environmental regulations training

Scott Dunsmore and Lion Tech help West Coast Companies Get Greener

OAKLAND, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading environmental regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its comprehensive two-day Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in Seattle on October 18-19, Oakland on October 21-22, Los Angeles on October 25-26, and Las Vegas on October 28-29, 2010.

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Stephen Griner

Chartered Financial Analyst designation earned by White Horse Advisors CEO Stephen Griner

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — White Horse Advisors, LLC, an independently-owned provider of financial advisory services to owners of closely-held businesses and retirement plan sponsors, announces that Stephen Griner, COO of White Horse Advisors, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Griner was one of only 42 percent of investment professionals to pass the June […]

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online degree programs

Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs says Online Student Population Growing Fast

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CitizenWire) — According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general. The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with […]

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analytics and insights

Ed Higdon, former VP and chief analytics officer for Integrative Logic, to serve as president and CEO for Lift361

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — Lift361 debuts, a newly formed data analytics company. Lift361 is a spin-off of database marketing provider Integrative Logic. Ed Higdon, formerly the executive vice president and chief analytics officer for Integrative Logic, will serve as president and CEO for Lift361.

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Geoffrey Sher

Dr. Sher, the longest active practitioner of IVF in the U.S., credits Nobel winner Robert Edwards for success

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CitizenWire) — Dr. Geoffrey Sher of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) applauded the selection of Britain’s Robert Edwards, recipient of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Edwards’ work led to the first ‘test-tube’ baby, Louise Brown, born in July 1978 in Britain. Since her birth, more than 3 […]

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Making local kids smile, one party at a time: Enchanted Party Tales

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Enchanted Party Tales, a children’s party entertainment company specializes in providing themed fairytale activities and classic storybook characters for children’s parties and events. Characters such as princesses, pirates, fairies and other favorites bring a magical touch to any length children’s event.

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business recruiting tools

Katz Marketing Solutions selected by MBA Focus for expansion programs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (CitizenWire) — MBA Focus, the leading provider of business recruiting tools that help corporations source the world’s top MBA school student and alumni talent announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing and strategic planning services. The agreement will further strengthen MBA Focus’ market position with its partners and customers.

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Mine Subsidence Act of 1979

Sinking Feeling? Illinois State Geological Survey can help determine if hone is at risk of mine subsidence

ROANOKE, Ill. (CitizenWire) — Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) in its continuing effort to educate consumers about the risk of mine subsidence in […]

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I Believe music video

Musicians Steve Carlson and Darren Sher collaborate on song about the dreams of becoming a parent

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CitizenWire) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced the release of a new song and video inspired by and dedicated to couples dealing with infertility. The song, entitled ‘I Believe,’ was co-written and produced by Darren Sher, son of SIRM Founder and Executive Director Geoffrey Sher, MD.

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New blog from Luminis Consulting focuses on innovative ideas in business and corporate philanthropy

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Luminis Consulting has developed a blog: ‘Business That Cares,’ that focuses on innovative ideas in business and corporate philanthropy. This blog was launched to reflect the new direction of Luminis Consulting in helping companies develop strategic philanthropy, corporate community relations and employee volunteer programs.

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