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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — Many skilled but unemployed workers have taken advantage of tax laws that enable them to use funds from retirement accounts to buy a new business, and the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will hear an industry expert describe the process at their Oct. 26 meeting.
TACOMA, Wash. (CitizenWire) — Donald Bayeur owns and operates the new website, AutomotiveExpos.com. It serves as an online auto expo site where people seeking automotive insights can go to find answers, and to learn about the many different classic cars of the past and present.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — NTFS to FAT32 Converter, the most professional and reliable tool for converting a file system, has been released by Aomei Technology. Its prominent advantage in an operation – convert NTFS to FAT32 on the condition that the data security is ensured.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — CheapOair is the proud recipient of three of Travel Weekly’s esteemed 2010 Magellan Awards. CheapOair was honored with a Gold Award in the Promotional Videos category and Silver Awards in the Booking Interface and TV Campaign categories. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards recognize the best in the travel industry.
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 […]
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.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — Today the non-profit 3in4 Association, established by thirteen long term care insurance leaders, announces the formation of an advisory board and executive committee for the ‘Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is pleased to announce a new award to support the ongoing Leaders for Democracy Fellowship project (LDF), which provides mid-career democracy advocates from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the practical skills and networking opportunities needed […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PHOENIX, Ariz. (CitizenWire) — In response, and in defiance to YouTube and Facebook account cancellations, author RainMan penned ‘Black Man Hates Obama’ (ISBN: 978-1450730006) to express his frustration at what he feels is ‘warranted opposition towards the recklessness of the ‘Obama Reign of Terror.”
DAVIS, Calif. (CitizenWire) — California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. is proud to announce the California Conceptions Donated Embryo program, a new and innovative anonymous embryo donation program that will help struggling IVF patients get pregnant quickly.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
BOULDER, Colo. (CitizenWire) — TeamSnap, Inc. released its debut iPhone app today, letting the thousands of managers, coaches, soccer moms and football dads who use the popular TeamSnap Web application organize their teams right from the field or event.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]