Author Archive | Roderick Kinnison

urban chicken farmers

A new home-farming trend sweeping North America is seeing chicken coops and small flocks of chickens appearing in suburban backyards

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A new home-farming trend sweeping North America is seeing chicken coops and small flocks of chickens appearing in suburban backyards. In support of this home-grown movement, Handcrafted Chicken Coops is offering affordable, portable chicken coops to backyard and urban chicken farmers.

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Nea Community Learning Center earns an API score of 839 following its first year in operation

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.

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High Road to Success Conference

Workshop on Social Media for Nonprofits to be presented by Marketing Strategy Expert Dawn Westerberg

AUSTIN, Texas — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, will present two sessions on marketing strategy employing social media and online marketing for nonprofits at the Fourth Annual High Road to Success Conference to be held in St. Louis, MO, October 20-22 2010 for nonprofit professionals.

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henry county illinois

Homeowners in Henry County, Illinois May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

KEWANEE, Ill. — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Henry County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine […]

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Tacori 18k925 collection

Tacori 18k925 brand to be showcased at Chicago retail event hosted by Ancona Jewelers

CHICAGO, Ill. — Looking for a night out with the girls? Ancona Jewelers is excited to announce a launch party for a brand new, beautiful and versatile collection – 18k925 – an addition to the Tacori brand. This event takes place on October 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Ancona Jewelers, 1570 West Lake Street, Addison, […]

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mortgage documents and compliance

Opinion: Curt Doman of IDS Foresees APR Calculation Challenges in Reg Z Updates

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Curt Doman, president of International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, warns interim change to Regulation Z, also known as the Truth in Lending Act (R-1366), could make it more difficult for lenders to accurately calculate an APR for closed end real property transactions.

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Windsor Place of Wilmington

Branding and design firm PowerFlite Communications launches next stage of brand introduction campaign for Windsor Place of Wilmington, MA

QUINCY, Mass. — Advertising, branding and design firm PowerFlite Communications has launched the next stage of its comprehensive brand introduction campaign for Windsor Place of Wilmington, a premium assisted living residence in Wilmington, MA. Beginning with developing the name and core identity, PowerFlite’s original campaign included everything from radio, print, and sales kits.

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DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr

DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. and Sesene Entertainment are joining forces at a free fundraising event to support the victims of the San Bruno, CA fires

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. and Sesene Entertainment are joining forces at a free fundraising event to support the victims of the San Bruno, CA fires. The event is scheduled for September 25 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the San Bruno Recreational Center and San Bruno City Park at 251 […]

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Christine Bondroff

Hawaii’s Elite Pacific Properties and Bondroff Realty International Merge

HONOLULU, Hawaii — Elite Pacific Properties, a fast-growing boutique Oahu real estate firm specializing in mid- to high-end real estate, announced today that it has merged with Bondroff Realty International. Christine Bondroff, President of Bondroff Realty, has joined Elite Pacific Properties as Director of Business Development.

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San Bruno Fire Rally and Fundraiser

Local event sponsored by J&S Recycling will help support San Bruno Gas Fire Victims

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — On September 9, 2010 at least four people were killed and many more injured when a Pacific Gas & Electric gas pipeline allegedly exploded and started a fire that destroyed a San Bruno, California neighborhood. As a result, regional businesses such as J&S Recycling are jumping into action and sponsoring a […]

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Robert Acosta

iGlobal Worldwide wants to end financial exploitation of Central Valley California workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Changing the entire landscape to protect Latino laborers’ payroll is the mission of the new iGlobal Prepaid Visa Card and its initial launch in the Central Valley of California. According to founder, Robert Acosta, whose parents worked the citrus fields of Southern California, ‘The exploitation of Latino workers … is over.’

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Unified Grocers

Electronic Scrip announces a joint initiative with Unified Grocers, offering its WIN Rewards Loyalty Platform to all Unified members

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Electronic Scrip Inc. (ESI), a leading loyalty provider for over a decade, announced a joint initiative with Unified Grocers, offering its WIN Rewards Loyalty platform to all Unified members. Unified, a retailer-owned grocery distributor, serves approximately 500 retail members and supplies approximately 3,000 store locations in the western United States.

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bed bug heat treatment

Michigan Bed Bug Seminar: Griffin Pest Solutions to Demonstrate 130-Degree Bed Bug Heat Treatment

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Griffin Pest Solutions will be performing a live demonstration of its bed bug heat remediation process at 3:00 p.m. during the Bed Bug Invasion Seminar. Thermal remediation is used to kill bed bugs and other insects by heating rooms to 130 degrees Fahrenheit. The process kills all stages in the insect life […]

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equipment financing and leasing

Taycor Financial Beats Other Equipment Leasing Companies for Small Business Equipment Financing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — ‘Many business owners don’t realize that funding is still available for equipment purchases, even if the banks are turning them down,’ says Bob Skibinski, CEO of Taycor Financial. ‘Unlike other equipment leasing companies, here at Taycor, we are getting deals done for our clients every day; which means you are going […]

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Muscle Cars blog

Leroy Daniels launches new blog portal for fans of muscle cars and working out

WINTERVILLE, N.C. — CarsAndExercising is a recently created Web site intended to serve as the online resource for car lovers and exercise enthusiasts; thus, it is about ‘Cars and Exercising.’ Founded by Leroy Daniels, his Web site sets out to highlight the importance of exercise for children, teenagers, and adults.

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talent development

Four Talent Management Sessions at 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference hosted by Pathbuilders, Inc.

ATLANTA, Ga. — Pathbuilders, Inc. is a Silver Sponsor of the 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference on Oct. 18-19 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. On Oct. 19, Pathbuilders will sponsor the Talent Management Track, during which they will host industry-leading speakers as they deliver exciting new insights and strategies for managing talent in the new […]

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Missouri Society of CPAs

Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants selects CPA Jeannie Huckstep Selected to Chair Information Tech Committee

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Jeannie Huckstep CPA has been named to serve as chair of the Information Technology Committee for the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, or MSCPA, for its 2010-2012 term. Huckstep is the founder of Huckstep and Associates, LLC, a CPA and software technology consulting firm based in Springfield, Missouri

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INNOVATE conference

6th Annual INNOVATE Conference to Help Non-Profits Improve Productivity

PATTERSON, N.Y. — The 6th annual INNOVATE conference will be held for the first time in Chicago October 7-8. INNOVATE is a two-day conference for non-profit and public sector organizations interested in improving their working knowledge of popular software like Sage MIP Fund Accounting and operational best practices, hosted by JMT Consulting Group of Patterson.

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Winterville Recreational Center

Leroy Daniels launches Rec Center site for Winterville, North Carolina

WINTERVILLE, N.C. — One man has a vision: his name is Leroy Daniels. That vision is to build a Recreational Center in Winterville, North Carolina that focuses on children; children that need guidance and good role models to help them stay on the right track to finish school, stay active, and prosper into health adults.

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holistic pet care

Holistic Pet Care for Dog Scratching, Dog Itching covered in Orange County, Calif. Seminar

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Holistic pet care for dog scratching, dog itching, dog genital licking and feline IBD can provide much needed relief for sick cats and dogs, says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Davis and Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. David Gordon are hosting a holistic pet care seminar to […]

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RCRA hazardous waste regulations

Two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Fall 2010 Workshop coming to Midwest

CHICAGO, Ill. — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. An Illinois recycling facility faces a $700,000 fine for violating the RCRA hazardous waste regulations (EPA 5/6/10). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic […]

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Complete Environmental Regulations workshop

Fall 2010 Workshop Covers New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules for Companies in Western U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

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Intelligent Risk Management

SmartStops Historical Performance Calculator Reveals Shortcomings of Buy & Hold

PALO ALTO, Calif. — SmartStops announced today the launch of the performance comparison calculator. The calculator analyzes the historical performance of equities comparing a buy and hold approach to one following a risk mitigation strategy. In addition to total return, risk exposure and opportunity costs are also quantified and the results presented in simple visual […]

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Microsoft Dynamics AX solution

DeVilbiss Healthcare gets Microsoft Dynamics AX solution from Business & Decision, Inc.

WAYNE, Pa. — DeVilbiss Healthcare, world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of medical products for the respiratory needs of patients in institutional and homecare settings, has selected Business and Decision, International Consultant and Systems Integrator, following a thorough selection process, to ensure the successful implementation of its Microsoft Dynamics AX solution.

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COLIN zombie movie

Walking Shadows LLC announces U.S. debut of Zombie Horror Sensation ‘COLIN’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Walking Shadows LLC announces that the surprise hit of the Cannes Film Festival, ‘COLIN,’ a British zombie movie, which cost just $75 (GBP 45) to make, will make its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, September 23, 2010 – before moving to […]

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conductor Joshua Rosenblum

The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble, will play its opening concert of the 2010-11 season Sept. 27

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble, will play its opening concert of the season on Monday, September 27 at 7 p.m., at New York’s Second Presbyterian Church, 6 W. 96th St. at Central Park West. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Anthony Barrese, Dmitri Shostakovich, […]

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HostBridge for zIIP

New HostBridge for zIIP announced by HostBridge Technology

STILLWATER, Okla. — HostBridge Technology, leading provider of integration/SOA software for IBM System z mainframes, has released HostBridge version 6.5. ‘The new release builds on the enhancements recently introduced in v6,’ said Russ Teubner, HostBridge CEO. HostBridge v6.5 will be introduced in a live webcast on Tuesday, September 14.

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Henry Oliver Ford

Food for Consumption and Food for Energy is a Complete Combination with Ghana Sugar Project

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford has just completed the initial phase of the Ghana Sugar Project. Mr. Ford is the managing director for World Food, the firm that is owner of the project. Henry Oliver is overseeing this massive one-hundred and twenty thousand acre sugar farm and refinery.

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home tutoring services

Crown Tutoring Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Struggling in Tough Economy

ATLANTA, Ga. — In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.

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Aneel Robinson

DailyPillCalls ensures elderly never forget to take an important pill or prescription again

SEATTLE, Wash. — Forgetting to take a pill can lead to not only short term, but also long-term health problems. Daily Pill Calls ensures that people avoid both. According to one study, about one third to one half of Americans do not take their medications as prescribed. This can be detrimental to people’s health and […]

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chemo-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer

New Publication Reveals Tumor-targeted Gene Delivery in Clinical Remission

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, reports the publication of a landmark paper in clinical oncology. Following up on its advanced U.S. Phase I/II clinical trials of Rexin-G in chemo-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer (Molecular Therapy, 2010, 18: 435-441), which gained both Orphan Drug and […]

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Attorney Jim Markey

Attorneys Jim Markey and Charlie Oh join team at Virtual Law Partners LLP

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce an expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Jim Markey and Charlie Oh as partners in New York and California. VLP currently has 32 attorneys, each with outstanding credentials and an average of over 10 years of experience.

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