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Best Selling Green Gifts This Holiday Season at Bambeco, the Stylish Eco-Retailer and Purveyor of Fashionable Green Products for the Home
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A look at the best-selling holiday items from stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco reveals that shoppers are looking for gifts that are not just fabulously chic but are also made with Mother Nature in mind. Bambeco's top sellers are made from recycled and re-purposed natural materials such as bike chains, recycled stainless steel and natural fibers hemp and organic cotton.
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year Special Equestrians was one of 10 nonprofits chosen from nearly 600 applicants to receive part of $25,000 in PR service grants. 'We've always taken corporate social responsibility very seriously, and it gives all of us here a warm and fuzzy feeling to do what little we can to give something back to worthwhile causes,' said Neotrope CEO and co-founder, Christopher Simmons.
LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its professional floor treatment line. Paired with the company's microscopic etching surface process, NevaSlip can now make all types of floors slip-resistant without changing their appearance.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS, the security and storage management software producer, releases the newly updated Windows 7 compatible system backup and disaster recovery freeware: EASEUS Todo Backup 1.1. The new version is completely upgraded for Windows 7 system and hard drive backup. It can be used to back up system state, applications, and settings as well as the hard disk partition.
HENGELO, The Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Computer users assume that the popular anti-virus programs will protect them against malware (viruses, spyware, trojans, etc.). But research by SurfRight shows this is not correct. Over 100,000 computers were scanned using their award-winning product, Hitman Pro 3, and almost 32 percent of the users that have an up-to-date anti-virus program installed were still infected with malware.
KnowledgeAdvisors Research Provides Revealing Glimpse into Employee Competency Strengths and Weaknesses
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a new benchmark research report analyzing employee competency rating patterns. The research utilized KnowledgeAdvisors Metrics that Matter analytics tool and its Talent and Performance Measurement Multi-Rater capability to easily create the rater network, distribute the competency instruments, and report the data.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pastor Craig Rubin and his Temple 420 have existed for 40 days and are one of the most famous religious institutions in the world. The Temple operated for 38 days in 2006 before the pastor was arrested and told by an LAPD officer, 'The Judeo-Christian religion is not real and is not protected by the law.' He received permission from a judge to reopen and obtained a new license in 2009 from the City of Angels, and after 2 days of operation Rubin was arrested again.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foreclosure Deals, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, has compiled important data for the second semester of 2009; it releases statistics on foreclosure information throughout the U.S. This is valuable information for people who want to invest in foreclosed homes for sale.
WESTERLY, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every second counts in an emergency. Life-Prints child ID software prepares parents for child emergencies, by digitizing medical records, photos, contact information and more. Life-Prints is now available at Toys'R'Us. A special promotion will run from Dec 6 - 12th and Dec 20 - 26th, where all customers purchasing a netbook at Toys'R'Us will be eligible for a 20 percent discount off the regular price of Life-Prints.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading scholars concerned about today's men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Release 2 device drivers for SecuGen USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, have passed the Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) testing. The WHQL certified drivers can be downloaded at no charge from SecuGen's Web site.
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few people like being alone. Sure, there are some men and women who truly like their single status, but most of us prefer having someone special in our respective lives. If you are single by choice, then you are not in need of advice, but if you are unattached and are open to suggestions to make it through the holiday season, dating expert Rochelle Peachey offers a plethora of advice.
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Finding the gift for the person who seems to have everything can be a challenge. So can selecting the ideal present for important people in your life beyond family members and friends - such as your children's teacher, the mail carrier and your fitness instructor at the gym. For a unique gift, you can give them an item they need with an appearance that fits their respective personality. The Personalized Doormats Company is an online company that offers a wide variety of customized doormats for homes and businesses.
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Website and social hub Nourish Network empowers people to maintain a healthy body, a comfortable weight and an eco-clean conscience while getting more pleasure from food, and the company is kicking off the launch with a chance for members to win a trip to California's Sonoma County, where founder Lia Huber hails from. On January 1, 2010, a member will be drawn at random to win a three day trip for two to Wine Country, Calif.
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The latest round of U.S. EPA regulatory initiatives includes the new mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule issued on October 30, 2009. Under the new rule, the EPA will, for the first time, require large emitters of greenhouse gases to monitor and report their emissions. Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshops during the month of January. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Los Angeles on January 11-12; Santa Barbara on January 14-15; Fresno on January 18-19; and San Francisco on January 21-22.
Taycor Financial Hopes Small Businesses Take Advantage of 179 Tax Code While Also Helping Those in Need
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide drive to encourage small businesses to take advantage of the tax benefits available to them through Section 179. This IRS tax code is a provision specifically designed to bolster business investment in depreciable commercial properties and equipment.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phantom-Financial announces the December unveiling of the sculpture of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in an amorous embrace by artist Daniel Edwards, just minutes from Brad Pitt's own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area. The sculpture is part of the 4,000 sq. ft., $500,000 house named The Brangelina, by the Los Angeles artist known as Xvala.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild announced today that it is again hosting two grand New Year's Eve parties - a Bay Area New Years Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel in Concord; the other, a Sacramento New Years Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel Arden West. Both locations encourage singles and couples to attend.
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, the leading operator of escorted journeys to Italy, offers the best of Rome and the Amalfi coast in a nine-day adventure, with three nights in Rome and three nights on the sunny Amalfi coast. Perillo Tours provides first-class and deluxe hotels, and experienced, knowledgeable tour guides.