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MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition

Inaugural 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition a Big Success

MARSHALL, Mo. — The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final level of the Inaugural 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition on August 19th, 2010 in the Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall at the Missouri State Fair. Five winners from ten finalists were named, and each received a cash price and certificate […]

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Operation Prepare and Share

Southeast Computer Solutions Will Donate a Portion of Sales to United Way of Miami this Fall in Recognition of ‘National Preparedness Month’

MIAMI, Fla. — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami based IT consulting and business software firm, announced today it will donate $100 for every new purchase of its Disaster Recovery Services (through October 31, 2010) to United Way Miami in recognition of National Preparedness Month.

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REO properties

Foreclosures in August, 2010 Still Falling, says ForeclosureDeals

MIAMI, Fla. — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that foreclosures increased by 4 percent nationwide during July and still have fallen in the month of August. The month’s total of 325,225 homes represents a 10 percent decrease from foreclosure totals in June 2009, […]

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computer components monitoring

Web Site Revealing Street Pricing of Computer Components launched by RFQ Resources

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — RFQ Resources announces an innovative price-monitoring site where channel resellers can quickly extract street pricing for computer components. For the first time, B2B buyers and resellers can receive competitive pricing for components without expending hours in research and quotation requests.

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Owensboro restaurant

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Celebrates Multiple Victories as Kentucky’s Best Barbecue

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Moonlite Bar-B-Q, a household Kentuckian name, is excited to share its many successes with its loyal employees. That’s why they are hosting an employee reunion on Sunday September 5. Since 1963, Moonlite Bar-B-Q has been a Kentucky tradition. In 2008, it was inducted into the Kentucky Monthly’s Best Hall of Fame after […]

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World Food Ghana Ltd

It’s Time to Provide Some Relief: The farmers in Ghana Africa need access to improved technologies in order to meet their food needs

MIAMI, Fla. — Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO is on a mission. Submerged in poverty, millions of African farmers and their families are victims of food insecurity. Today, subsistence farming is the lot of millions of Africans. The farmers in Ghana Africa need access to improved technologies in order to meet their food needs, increase […]

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Secretary Clinton and the Ad Council Launch PSAs to Support Victims of the Pakistan Floods

Secretary Clinton and the Ad Council Launch PSAs to Support Victims of the Pakistan Floods

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — New PSAs Encourage Donations to the Department of State’s Pakistan Relief Fund: In television and radio public service announcements released by the Ad Council today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton encourages donations to the Pakistan Relief Fund (the Fund). Since the flooding in Pakistan began just over one month ago, […]

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Michael Ferguson

Month-long outreach trip to Accra Ghana culminates 3 years of helping orphans

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Michael Ferguson, owner of World Food Association, and Henry Oliver Ford, president, along with 2 other managing partners just returned from a month-long outreach trip to Accra Ghana where they helped distribute food to 15 orphanages and schools. Ford, along with his team at WFAO, has been supporting the facilities […]

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Success in the Music Business

All of us know what it’s like to get screwed in business by not being prepared or aware, says music producer and author Loren Weisman

SEATTLE, Wash. — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this […]

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aid for Haiti

Henry Oliver Ford and WFAO Continue Food Support to Haiti

MIAMI, Fla. — Henry Oliver Ford, president of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), is teaming up with aid organizations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Dominican Republic, to help with immediate assistance in Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island nation Tuesday, January 12, nearly destroying its capital Port-au-Prince and affecting a third of […]

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U.S. Expansion of E-Mentor Corps

U.S. Expansion of E-Mentor Corps

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — Today the U.S. Department of State announced the expansion of E-Mentor Corps, a Web-based platform to match mentors in the U.S. business community with aspiring entrepreneurs from developing countries around the world. During his speech in Cairo, the President emphasized strengthening ties on issues like entrepreneurship and connecting people in the […]

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mortgage technology platform

West Coast’s premier lender to consumers, The MagniFund Group, adds Jay Lacny as CSO

SAN MARCOS, Calif. — The MagniFund Group is pleased to announce the addition of Jay Lacny to its organization, as its Chief Strategy Officer. This is an important advancement in the company’s desire to aid customers and clients in meeting all of their financial needs and continuing our strategy of becoming one of the West […]

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aomei partition assistant

Aomei Partition Assistant: Get Started Partitioning a Windows Hard Drive

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — If you have partitions on your computer’s hard drive, then it is not exactly the same but serves same purpose as having different hard drives. According to Aomei Technology, one of the primary objectives to have a partition in your hard drive is to distinguish an operating system from user […]

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Langdon Street Press

Author Ron Wilk to discuss his inspirational transition from neurologist to novelist on The Balancing Act

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Ron Wilk, author of the thriller ‘Papal Rogues’ (ISBN: 978-1936183029), will be appearing on Lifetime Television’s, The Balancing Act, on Monday, August 30, 2010. The national morning show, which airs from 7-8 a.m., will feature Wilk’s inspiring transition from neurologist to novelist and offer his compelling tips on how to create […]

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green art installation

‘Journey of a Water Drop’ – green art made of 325 recycled bottles and steel installed at Lighthouse Park in Blaine, Wash.

BLAINE, Wash. — What you throw away may come back to haunt you. Original bottles were discovered by workers while excavating in an old landfill site and artist Thoma Hall embraced the opportunity to incorporate them into ‘Journey of a Water Drop.’ A dozen original glass bottles are among the 325 bottles in the art […]

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advanced hazardous waste management

Assure Regulatory Compliance in Texas with Lion Technology’s Hazardous Waste Management Training

DALLAS, Texas — Businesses that generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Annual training is required by law.

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Post-Lux Trilogy

Two Books from Post-Lux Trilogy by Reclusive Author Konrad Ventana Now Available as e-Book Editions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Author Konrad Ventana today announced, through his agent, the release of two new e-books now available through Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. These new releases represent the first books of a series known to the literary cognoscenti as the Post-Lux Trilogy: ‘Book 1, A Desperado’s Daily Bread’ (ISBN: 9780595622177); ‘Book 2, […]

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Cameron Truesdell

LTC Financial Partners LLC Makes Inc. Magazine ‘5000 Fastest-Growing’ List for 3rd Time

KIRKLAND, Wash. — LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) continues to expand rapidly in spite of a sluggish economy. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,366 among all companies, and No. 29 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation.

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oahu real estate

Oahu real estate firm Elite Pacific Properties adds prominent REALTOR Kelly Mitchell

HONOLULU, Hawaii — Elite Pacific Properties, a fast-growing boutique Oahu real estate firm specializing in mid- to high-end real estate, added Kelly Mitchell as Partner on August 24, 2010. Mitchell, who ranks among Oahu’s top 3 percent of real estate agents, is a nationally recognized social media enthusiast.

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Secrets of Successful Dating

Otter Creek Motion Pictures announces ‘Secrets of Successful Dating’ DVD

DALLAS, Texas — Ever wonder why people pay a dating coach hundreds or even thousands of dollars? Otter Creek Motion Pictures announces the release of a new DVD – ‘Secrets of Successful Dating.’ This new DVD is designed to give the advantage of a dating coach and provides positive reinforcement in the privacy of the […]

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The Expanding Universe Quietly Comes to a Halt: The Big Bang is Over

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The latest advancements in astronomy, the availability of 3D maps of the galaxies, reveal a new structure for our universe. These maps show patterns in the distribution of the galaxies indicating a universe that is not expanding at all. The discovery was made by a small team of independent scientists, led […]

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image replacement documents

Enterprise IRD System to Print Image Replacement Documents selected by Symcor

MANCHESTER, Vt. — CONIX Systems Inc., a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, was selected by Symcor Inc., a leading North American financial processing company, to provide its Enterprise IRD (EIRD) solution – a system designed to print IRD documents from X9.37 files.

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Author Terry McMillan

Author Terry McMillan will discuss new novel, ‘Getting to Happy’ at D.C. event hosted by The Oracle Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Oracle Group announces that, on Sept. 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: ‘Getting to Happy’ (ISBN: 978-0670022045) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings […]

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Womens Business Enterprise Council

Mortgage lending fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp gains Women’s Business Enterprise certification

DENVER, Colo. — Mortgage lending fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp, has received its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

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