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Global DMS Makes Preparations to Handle Increasing Demand for its Valuation Management Software Solutions

LANSDALE, Pa., Feb. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that due to an uptick in the mortgage industry's need for its suite of SaaS-based technology solutions, the company has experienced significant organizational growth. As a result, various measures have been taken to strategically manage ongoing growth and effectively support clients.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers

KIRKLAND, Wash. /New York Netwire/ -- Until recently, long-term care (LTC) financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That's no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.

The Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of 'Snow White' to Orange County dance audiences

IRVINE, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of 'Snow White' to Orange County dance audiences. Conceived by award-winning choreographer and Artistic Director Charles Maple, this unique production is sure to transport families to a 'fairytale world of magic, drama and romance.'

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich. /New York Netwire/ -- SafeToSleep, the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company's website. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to an iPhone.

Bluewater Grill and Alegria Fresh to host March 7 five-course celebration featuring sustainable seafood and greens

TUSTIN, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Two Orange County leaders in sustainability, Alegria Farm and Bluewater Grill, are teaming up to host a natural, healing foods celebration consisting entirely of ingredients grown or harvested locally with the least environmental impact possible.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Donates to Impaired Physician Fund

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. /New York Netwire/ -- The Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in Arkansas.

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties.

Phil Rasori of MCT Trading named a 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional Under 40' for Third Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced today that that Phil Rasori, the company's COO and Head Trader, has earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional Magazine's 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40' list for the third time.

Sobriety Navigator Launches Informational Forum and Chat Web Site

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /New York Netwire/ -- Ron and Cynthia Peterson, the founders of Sobriety Navigator have announced the launch of their new, full feature web site dealing with addictions - both chemical and behavioral - and the effects they have on individuals, their friends, families and loved ones.

MCT Trading’s Phil Rasori Designated to ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List’ for Third Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that that Phil Rasori, the company's COO and Head Trader, has earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional Magazine's 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40' list for the third time.

Housing industry veteran Elliot Light launches New Home Nexus to serve Calif. homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions

IRVINE, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Housing industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (NHN). NHN is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.

Online Jewelry Retailer Angara presents 2013 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Online luxury diamond retailer Angara launches their 2013 'Valentine's Day Gift Guide' with a selection of unique jewelry which is sure to make your loved one feel special. Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? You can't go wrong with a beautiful piece of jewelry.

Beth Thompson joins CMI Research

ATLANTA, Ga. /New York Netwire/ -- CMI Research, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.

RFID Innovator Attains Distinctive Certification

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /New York Netwire/ -- eAgile, Inc. announced today the organization has achieved one of the most comprehensive ISO 9001:2008 certifications within the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) industry. On January 24, eAgile received formal registration approval and is now officially recognized as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company applicable to the design and manufacture of electronic RFID tags and custom labels including RFID based hardware and software products.

Southern Secondary Market Conference 2013: LendingQB to talk about 'You Configure vs. We Configure' tech

COSTA MESA, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it will be exhibiting at the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association annual Southern Secondary Market Conference for the first time. The event will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston.

Internet Business Broker Expert Coaches Website Owners How to Sell For Optimal Price

YELM, Wash. /New York Netwire/ -- David Fairley, president and founder of Website Properties, has successfully helped people to buy and sell Internet-based businesses since 2002. And 2013 is shaping up to be another strong year in the online business sales niche. An industry expert, Fairley is not only an established website broker, but a successful website owner too.

Bringing the WOW to Visual Arts Education: New Horizons Launches Photography and Digital Arts Training

ANAHEIM, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Classes will begin on March 18, 2013 for the New Horizons Photography and Digital Arts Program. 'We are now enrolling students, but seats are limited,' says Cindy Sutherland, Vice President of Career Development. New Horizons of Southern California is a five-campus member of the largest independent IT training system in the world.

Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell. A native of Tennessee now residing in Pismo Beach, Maxwell is an artist who works at several levels: sculptor; innovative architect; and as a photographer who is equally at home with digital printing as well as alternative photographic processes using a traditional wet darkroom.

Jennifer Haley joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Benefits Consultant in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /New York Netwire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Jennifer Haley as an employee benefits consultant in its Northern California Employee Benefits Division. Haley brings twelve years of experience in the delivery of employee benefits solutions.

Titan Risk Management Services Adds Mortgage Lending Service Provider Governance Program

DENVER, Colo. /New York Netwire/ -- Titan Risk Management Services (TRMS), a division of mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan), is expanding its offerings to include development, management, monitoring, and support services for Service Provider Governance initiatives.

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