WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The U.S. State Department’s Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is pleased to announce the launch of the second phase of its Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship program. The program provides scholarship support to deserving but needy Arab students for study at three leading universities in the Middle East and North […]
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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.
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.
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 […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CitizenWire – Local) — Assemblymember Pedro Nava announced today that his Assembly Bill 2364, the Domestic Violence Wage Protection Act, was signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. “The impacts of domestic violence can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. AB 2364 will provide some financial protection to victims of domestic violence and their families […]
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire – Local) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-California) has approved AB 2599 jointly authored by Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass (D- Baldwin Hills) and Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles). AB 2599 builds upon the agreement between the State of California, the University of California and the County of […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The U.S. Secretary of State is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas C. Adams as Haiti Special Coordinator. The Haiti Special Coordinator’s office will oversee U.S. government engagement with Haiti, including diplomatic relations and the implementation of a reconstruction strategy in partnership with the Government of Haiti, and other donors. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CitizenWire – Local) — Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) announced today that his measure, Assembly Bill 2167, the Social Worker Loan Repayment Act, was signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. “Today is a new day for California social workers who will now qualify for federal financial assistance, similar to social workers in other states,” […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — VLP is pleased to announce that Trademark Partner Brian M. Davis was included in the Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Intellectual Property Law, which was published with the September 2010 issue of Corporate Counsel magazine. In addition, VLP Patent Partner Richard G.A. Bone was named a 2010 ‘Rising Star’ by […]
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — Stagnant economy? Jobs hard to come by? If you’re an employer, jobs too risky to create? One company – LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – isn’t buying in to the doom and gloom. They’re bucking the trend with bullish expansion plans. ‘We need 300 new people now, in all parts of […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Buying jewelry can be daunting, but not anymore. Angara Inc. has launched a new feature for buying sapphire rings in easy, timed installments. When it comes to great value and convenience, Angara is the place to shop.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to two couples at upcoming seminars in Branchburg and Lehigh Valley. The initiative reflects Sher Institute’s desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can’t afford it during these tough economic times.
HOUSTON, Texas (CitizenWire) — Hodson’s Software, LLC this week announced the launch of a brand new product – CryptoFD – designed to protect files on flash memory devices such as flash drives, SD cards, Micro-SD cards, compact flash cards and memory sticks.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children’s Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order that imposes sanctions on Iranian officials determined to be responsible for or complicit in serious human rights abuses involving Iran. In signing today’s Order, the President identified eight individuals for sanctions who share responsibility for the sustained and severe violation of human rights in […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire – Local) — Donna Rayford and Crown Jewel Studios, in association with Safe Passage, are pleased to announce the groundbreaking multimedia theatrical runway modeling production, aptly titled, A Night In Paris. The multifaceted spectacular takes place at the historic Million Dollar Theater in the heart of downtown Los Angeles on October […]
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Software today expanded their licensing offerings even further by adding a third product line. According to the company, software source code selling is a fast track to enter the lucrative data backup and security market. EASEUS Software is providing its highly-rated backup utility source code for sale so […]
PONTIAC, Ill. (CitizenWire) — The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development calls for the elevation of development as a core pillar of American power and charts a course for development, diplomacy and defense to reinforce and complement one another in an integrated, comprehensive approach to national security. The Department of State plays a central role […]
HONOLULU, Hawaii (CitizenWire) — Marmol Hawaii Inc., Hawaii’s largest tile supplier and installer of natural stone and granite, merges with Island Pool Builders, a commercial and residential swimming pool and spa construction company.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Rob Katz, president of Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions is moderating a panel discussion entitled ‘Growing Market Share in a Down Market’ at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 97th Annual Conference on October 25 at 11:00 a.m.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Following the success of its data recovery technology source code sales, EASEUS Software, a leading provider of data recovery, partition manager and backup software, is now putting the source code of its famous partition manager software up for sale worldwide as well.
REDDING, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel ‘loved, important and beautiful.’ Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding’s own Record Searchlight.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CitizenWire) — OneTravel, one of the nation’s oldest and most recognized travel sites, announces its latest endeavor, the OneTravel Blog, which officially launched on August 12, 2010. Readers can find valuable travel information, news, planning tips, and fun things to do while on vacation.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Calyx Software, the preferred mortgage solution provider for banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, and Loan-Score Decisioning Systems, an enterprise-class pricing and automated underwriting provider, announced that the two companies have integrated their respective loan origination system and automated underwriting system.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s (SEDA) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to approve the recommendation from SEDA’s Succession Planning Committee to name Steven W. Weathers the Authority’s next president and CEO.
MIAMI, Fla. (CitizenWire) — MentalHealthHealing offers sound and experienced, professional advice when it comes to mental health healing and mental health issues, such as mental wellness, mental illnesses, and mental disorders. Silvia Trana-Felipes, LMHC asks that anyone and everyone interested in mental health to check out her new website and offer feedback.
DALLAS, Texas (CitizenWire) — U.S. Residential Group – a full-service, fee-based multi-family management company with corporate offices in Texas, California and Connecticut – has been awarded the contracts on over 8,300 units over the last 60 days. Located coast-to-coast, these properties represent the full spectrum of conventional, affordable and special services properties and include both […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Epic Image Entertainment, Eyevox Entertainment and Paragon Design Group recently produced the book trailer ‘Night of the Living Trekkies’ for Quirk Books publishing. The trailer, which was released on Sept. 14 has already had more than 90,000 views on YouTube and has received raving reviews from the blogosphere.
HOUSTON, Texas (CitizenWire) — Sharewell L.P. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the patented, proprietary EM MWD technology jointly developed pursuant to an exclusive license agreement between E-Spectrum Technologies and Sharewell L.P.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (CitizenWire) — Some homes in McLean County may be at risk for mine subsidence, according to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF). Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside. Homes built in close proximity to these mines […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — In a new initiative responding to President Obama’s June 2009 speech in Cairo, the U.S. Department of State is bringing 25 science teachers from as many countries to the United States for an International Visitor Leadership Program called “A New Beginning: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education,” September 27 through […]
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (CitizenWire) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, experienced another high-volume month in August and hit a new single-day record on August 26 due to record low mortgage rates and an increase in new clients.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor today announced that it has met or exceeded compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, earning the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. This is the second accreditation for Renaissance, the multispecialty ambulatory surgery center opened in August […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — CMI has begun offering a new proprietary Decision Pathway Modeling Simulator that enables its clients to evaluate the potential impact of hypothetical strategic business decisions and competitive scenarios. This new desktop application puts Decision Pathway Modeling insights in the hands of clients, furthering CMI’s commitment to delivering research that drive results.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CitizenWire) — The elections are just around the corner and with them comes the timely release of a new book by Dr. Erin Gilliland, ‘Justice for All – Saving Justice in America’ (ISBN: 978-1-60264-634-6) that focuses on hot-button issues such as illegal immigration, healthcare reform and government debt.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Software, a leading provider of data recovery, partition manager and backup utilities, finds great success with their OEM model. Since it introduced OEM as one of its cooperative ways for its data recovery software, the company has successfully expanded its data recovery software market with partners.
WALL, N.J. — ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ Peter Grandich, who works with current and former NY Jets and NY Giants, has come to the aid of Jets Superfan ‘Fireman Ed,’ who may be facing assault charges for allegedly shoving a Giants fan at the August 16 Giants-Jets preseason game at the new Meadowlands Stadium.