ROSICLARE, Ill. — In its continuing effort to educate Illinois property owners, the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) announced that residents of Hardin and Pope Counties should be aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned, underground mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.
KIRKLAND, Wash. — Women have special long term care needs — but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there’s no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. ‘Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, announced a new public-private partnership between the Government of Guyana and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to make safe pediatric HIV medications available faster in Guyana by expediting the country’s drug registration process. Through the Pre-approval Access for HIV/AIDS Therapies […]
HOUSTON, Texas — Soraya’s School of Belly Dance will host a workshop taught by internationally acclaimed belly dancer Suhaila Salimpour on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 2010. Ms. Salimpour is a well-known performer, teacher and choreographer of belly dance.
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.
LA MESA, Calif. — A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.
LOVELAND, Colo. — PixyJack Press, a Colorado independent publisher, announces an upcoming book signing with two log-home book authors, Roland Sweet and Rex A. Ewing, at the Denver Log and Timber Home Show on Oct. 2, 2010. Industry insider Roland Sweet reveals 30 steps to success in his newly released book, ‘Log Home Secrets of […]
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.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — EASEUS Software, a leading provider of data recovery, partition manager and backup utilities, is now offering business cooperation in its data recovery software source code sales to meet the unique needs of different developers and organizations. And this source code sales offering will give you full right to edit, change the […]
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.
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 […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The United States joined Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, East Timor, Finland, France, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania and Slovenia in sponsoring a high-level panel discussion “Ending Violence and Criminal Sanctions on the Basis of Sexual Orientation” on September 17 at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. With messages of support […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Artist Jeff Sheng will be signing copies of his ground-breaking book ‘DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL: Volume 1’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-9844474-1-1) this month at two events sponsored by A&I Books. Hennesey and Ingalls, Hollywood Store on Sept. 25; and West Hollywood Book Fair, Sept. 26.
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, […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Filmmakers, producers, distributors and fans will gather in Ouagadougou for the 22nd Pan African Film and Television festival, February 26 – March 5, 2011. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air Maroc.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will formally announce the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a new public-private initiative to create a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions that will save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change. The announcement will occur at the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — Building upon President Obama’s June 2009 pledge in Cairo and at the 2010 Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship to expand exchange programs and opportunities in entrepreneurship, the U.S. Department of State is bringing 30 leading entrepreneurs from as many countries to the United States for an International Visitor Leadership Program called, “A […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Inc. magazine has ranked Integrative Logic 1,967 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
TORONTO, Canada — Voices.com, one of Canada’s fastest growing digital media companies, has been recognized in PROFIT Magazine’s ’11th Annual PROFIT HOT 50.’ For the second year in a row, digital media company Voices.com ranks on the definitive list of emerging growth ventures.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A&I Books is proud to announce its sponsorship and first-time participation in the 9th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair, Sunday, September 26, 2010. A division of A&I Photographic and Digital, A&I Books is a leading printer and publisher of photography books.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Political and economic uncertainty are hampering small businesses in Georgia, says Patrick Gartland, a former official of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Administration, who will speak on Sept. 28 to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern will lead U.S. participation in the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate in New York City on September 20-21, 2010. Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs Michael Froman will serve as chair. The meeting will take place at the level […]
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 […]
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
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.
HOUSTON, Texas — Online jewelry retailer Whiteflash Inc. offers customers a complimentary pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings with the purchase of award-winning ‘Jennifer’ platinum and diamond engagement ring from Designs by Vatche.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) and the Bureau of Administration announced today that HOK (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum) has been selected for the planning and design of the New Office Annex (NOX) in Moscow, Russia. The NOX will accommodate a new consular section and 300 […]