Day: September 2, 2015

Photo Release — Nathan's Famous Strengthens Campaign for Creation of a Hot Dog Emoji

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nathan’s Famous, the world-famous hot dog company, is continuing its campaign for the creation of a hot dog emoji and has created an official petition that supporters can begin signing today at www.HotDogEmoji.com. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=35787 Nathan’s Famous is driving the #HotDogEmoji campaign socially on Facebook, and Twitter as well as the brand’s website, www.NathansFamous.com, where fans can also access the petition. “We were overwhelmed by the fan support to create the #HotDogEmoji so we thought that it was necessary to take the effort further,” said

Digital Works Places Its 500th Job

COLUMBUS, OHIO, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — More than 500 jobs have been secured by graduates of the Digital Works program since its 2013 launch in Ohio. Regina Nichols of West Union, Ohio, recently accepted an advanced customer support position with Convergys, which is the official 500th Digital Works job placement. “Digital Works is the reason I’m able to work from home,” said Nichols. “It is one of the biggest employment opportunities in our community. I recommend it to anyone who is self-motivated.” Nichols worked at home for 12 years as a child care provider until becoming a full-time

International Bridge Hires Director of Sales for Small-Parcel Delivery Solutions

OREM, Utah, Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Bridge, Inc., a small-parcel carrier with expedited services to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, is happy to announce the hiring of Mark Hensley as Director of Sales. Mr. Hensley, a 24-year veteran of the parcel shipping industry, was previously employed as a National Business Development Manager at LaserShip.  Mark joins the International Bridge team at a time when their Domestic and International business units are undergoing significant growth. Mark comments, “I’m enthusiastic about the services that International Bridge has to offer their clients and am humbled to be joining such a

Photo Release — Healthy Ones and TOPS Donate $5,000 to Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Support of Eighth Annual TOPS 5K/10K Run and Family Walk

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In front of more than 2,000 runners and walkers who came together this past Saturday to participate in one of Buffalo, N.Y.’s premier running events, Healthy Ones and TOPS presented the Roswell Park Cancer Institute with a $5,000 check as part of the Eighth Annual TOPS 5K/10K Run and Family Walk. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=35785 Proceeds from the TOPS 5K/10K Run and Family Walk benefit the cutting-edge research and patient care programs that benefit those who turn to Roswell Park for cancer support. Donations are further used

Navient Foundation donates $5,600 to Community Action for Wyoming County

PERRY, N.Y. and ARCADE, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Navient, the nation’s leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, has announced that Navient Foundation, the company-sponsored philanthropic fund, awarded a $5,600 grant to Community Action for Wyoming County. The organization is dedicated to meeting the needs of the area’s low-income and disadvantaged population. “It is impossible for me to put into words the positive impact Navient Foundation’s generous gift has on the children and families in our community,” said Pat Standish, division director, Community Action for Wyoming County. “Without the support of Navient Foundation and Navient employees,

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Supports Launch and Flight of Fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Spacecraft

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) played a critical role in successfully placing the fourth of five planned Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) satellites, designed and built by Lockheed Martin, into orbit for the U.S. Navy. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, with five Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ60 solid rocket boosters (SRB), an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine, pressurant tanks and upper stage thrusters. “Congratulations to the entire team for the successful delivery of the MUOS-4 into orbit,” said Steve Bouley, vice president of

New Orleans-Based Boutique Litigation Firm Jones Swanson Chooses Iris Arc(SM) for Its Legal eDiscovery Managed Services Environment

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iris Data Services, an Epiq Systems company (NASDAQ:EPIQ) and the leader in eDiscovery managed services, today announced that Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison, LLC has signed a multi-year managed services contract. The deal includes Iris ArcSM managed services, giving the New Orleans-based boutique litigation firm an in-house Relativity®environment without the capital expenditure. Jones Swanson retains a sharp focus on the representation of smaller businesses and individuals, while also representing many of Louisiana’s and the Southeast’s largest business entrepreneurs and landholders. Managing Member Lynn Swanson was named one of New Orleans CityBusiness

Daktronics Introduces Revolutionary Digital Billboard Technology

BROOKINGS, S.D., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, announces the latest advancement in digital billboard technology, the DB-5000 series. This innovative series sets a new image quality standard, couples it with industry-leading performance and reliability, all while lowering overall cost of ownership. The DB-5000 comes paired with Daktronics new, cutting-edge control solution for out of home (OOH) advertising, the Venus® Control Suite. Daktronics industry experience and close vendor relationships brings a groundbreaking advancement in digital billboard technology. By collaborating with the leading manufacturer of LEDs, Daktronics new DB-5000 incorporates an LED for the industry

Cabot Microelectronics to Present at the Citi Global Technology Conference

Aurora, IL, Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq:  CCMP), the world’s leading supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) polishing slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it is scheduled to present at the Citi Global Technology Conference in New York at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.  Forward looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation.  A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at www.cabotcmp.com.  For more information, or to

Edgewater Networks Awarded 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

SAN JOSE, CALIF., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Edgewater Networks announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded the EdgeMarc 4700 Enterprise Session Border Controller (ESBC) a 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. The EdgeMarc 4700 combines advanced real time, high availability, management, networking, security features and capabilities for voice and data services into a single, easy-to-use ESBC. It is equipped to deliver superior performance for simultaneous services, including voice, voice quality monitoring, traffic management, high capacity data throughput and firewall. The solution supports up to 60 concurrent calls and 1,000 registered devices at

Photo Release — House Call Company Increases Homeowner Education With New Storefront Location

PORTSMOUTH, Va., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating its 13th year in business, House Call Company, Hampton Roads’ premiere HVAC, plumbing, electrical and insulation company, will expand its presence with a storefront location in Chesapeake Square Mall next week. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=35779 The storefront at 4200 Portsmouth Blvd, will incorporate details regarding the services House Call Company offers, plus do-it-yourself tutorials for homeowners looking to complete basic home maintenance projects. As a friendly, well-trained group of professionals, House Call Company prides themselves on providing the highest level of customer service, while also offering

Central Falls, RI Public Schools First in State to Implement COPsync911

CENTRAL FALLS, RI, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The City of Central Falls, RI public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, announced the Office of Mayor James A. Diossa, in tandem with COPsync, Inc. (OTCQB: COYN), which operates the nation’s largest law enforcement real-time, in-car information sharing, communication and data interoperability network. The system will be installed in city schools starting in the fall 2015 school year. The COPsync911 system is activated by school staff when a threatening situation arises, and allows the staff to send an immediate and silent alert

BELMONT ABBEY COLLEGE ACCELERATES ITS MOTORSPORT PROGRAM WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF PATRICK WOOD AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BELMONT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heading into its 10th year the Belmont Abbey College Motorsport was seeking a proven business leader to continue to advance the pioneering degree program. As evident by the growing number of new young professionals that are quickly becoming influential in the industry, Belmont Abbey Motorsport has had a major impact and is poised for even greater things under the leadership of Pat Wood, the veteran business executive selected to steer the growing program. “My goal is to develop Belmont Abbey as the center of Motorsport intelligence in terms of competitive knowledge and

New Brew Made From Treated Charles River Water Announced by Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech

BOSTON, Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Boston-based craft brewer Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech, an innovative water treatment company based in Newton, today announced an exciting new collaboration to treat and brew 300 gallons of water from the Charles River to create a limited edition beer — Charles River Pale Ale. Charles River Pale Ale will be showcased as a part of HUBWeek, a week-long celebration of creativity and innovation in October hosted by MIT, Harvard University, The Boston Globe, and Massachusetts General Hospital. The beer will be available at select HUBWeek events and the public will have opportunities to

"Battered Physician Syndrome" Described in Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Physicians are increasingly suffering symptoms similar to those of the battered spouse syndrome, writes Texas ophthalmologist Kristin Held, M.D., in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. “Battered physician syndrome” could be defined as “a pattern of signs and symptoms, such as fear and a perceived inability to escape, appearing in doctors who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period of time by demands and constraints of their profession or dominant individuals and groups seeking to malign and control them,” she writes. Physical stressors include sleep

WATERFORD HOTEL GROUP ADDS FIVE HOTELS TO GROWING PORTFOLIO

WATERFORD, Conn., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Waterford Hotel Group, one of the nation’s leading hospitality companies, has added five hotels to its portfolio year-to-date. The addition of the five hotels brings the firm’s portfolio to 28 properties and more than 3,800 rooms, representing a diverse portfolio ranging from independent inns to full-service hotels and convention centers. “We have successfully executed our 2015 growth strategy to date and anticipate continued progress in the coming months,” said Rob Winchester, President and COO. “We are honored that the varied ownership groups have chosen Waterford as a partner and look forward to

Fewer than Half of US Cardholders Have Received a Chip Card and Many Don't Know How to Use It,

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With just under a month until the US EMV liability shift takes effect, less than half of US credit card holders have received a chip card from their issuer, and many of them have never used it as intended, according to recent Cardbeat® research conducted by Auriemma Consulting Group (ACG). In a June survey of 400 US adult credit cardholders, nearly half (47%) of respondents report having received at least one EMV credit card, and one-quarter hold an EMV debit card. While EMV card conversion will likely continue into 2016, issuer migration

Doctors Must Defend Human Life, Writes President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The antihumanist agenda of progressives has recently become apparent from news relating to both ends of human life, writes nephrologist Richard Amerling, M.D., president of AAPS, in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. “The ‘death panels’ came back from the dead with news that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is going to pay for ‘end of life counseling’ for Medicare beneficiaries as a separate service,” he writes. “What this really means is they are pushing these conversations by adding a financial carrot.” He observes

Medicare is Terminally Ill at 50, Writes Editor of Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In 265 pages of complex tables, graphs, and actuarial technospeak with liberal use of euphemisms like “financially challenged,” the Medicare Board of Trustees 2015 Annual Report uses the word “insolvency” exactly once, reports neurologist Lawrence R, Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D., in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. “Perhaps in recognition of the fact that all Ponzi schemes eventually fail, the authors of the Report acknowledge that a major crisis is coming,” Huntoon states. The “solutions” proposed in the Report, however, basically focus on how to keep the Ponzi

GENICON, a Rand Capital Holding, Selected for 2015 Innovations of the Year Recognition

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:RAND) (“Rand”), a business development company that makes venture capital investments in companies with emerging product, service or technology concepts, today reported that the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) has chosen GENICON, Inc. (http://geniconendo.com/), a Rand Capital portfolio company, to receive a 2015 Innovations of the Year Recognition for its GeniStrong Specimen Retrieval Bag. The SLS will announce this recognition at its Opening Ceremony for the 2015 Minimally Invasive Surgery Week / SLS Annual Meeting and Endo Expo in New York City today. GENICON is recognized as an emerging