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Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc. acquired by EPIC Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as ‘Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC.’

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Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long join EPIC Insurance Brokers in Birmingham, Ala.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

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Sharon Rusconi joins EPIC as VP and Regional Surety Executive in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency.

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Christopher Walker, Esq. joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, further strengthens national Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Co-founder Dan Francis Exits Company

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective Nov. 1, 2014.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Bill Cosgrove to further fuel EPIC 2.0 national expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

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EPIC Insurance adds David Wiesner as Regional Director for Employee Benefits in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division.

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Business Insurance Magazine names EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ 5th Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

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WTCI adds Sean Shannon to San Francisco insurance services team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Sean Shannon has joined the firm’s property team as Vice President/Property Broker. WTCI is an independently operated and managed wholesale brokerage firm that collaborates directly with its retail insurance broker members to develop comprehensive placement strategies to better serve clients.

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PhoneRescue iOS Data Recovery Software announced by iMobie Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: iMobie Inc., an innovative iOS related software developer, today announced the release of PhoneRescue – a comprehensive iPhone data recovery solution that is fully capable of retrieving almost all the commonly used personal data and multimedia files directly from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

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Ian Ross Gallery hosts joint exhibit ‘Hard Candy’ by John Waguespack and rising star Katja Tapia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery.

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Artist John Waguespack’s ‘Climate Control’ exhibition comes to 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami’s Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work ‘Climate Control’ at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

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Artist John Waguespack to Represent San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami 2013 with ‘Uplifiting’ Work

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Artist John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Uplifting,’ a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami 2013.

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The Union for Postdocs to hold Panel on Childcare Challenges and Resources for Careers in Calif. Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.

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For Human Capital Health Management, EPIC’s Third Video In Healthcare Series Promotes Wellness Behaviors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a California-based retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

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SafeHarbor Risk Management acquired by rapidly growing insurance brokerage Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a rapidly growing retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. The firm has locations in New York and Boston, Mass.

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Verve Lifetime LED table lamp by LumeVi shoots for 75 year duty cycle for interior design projects

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Until the advent of CFLs and now LEDs, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFLs, there’s good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.

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Understanding Healthcare Reform is second healthcare video for employers from Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Understanding Healthcare Reform.’ The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

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Dowling Capital Partners, Premier Insurance and Edgewood Partners Insurance Center partner to Serve Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Videos help companies to better understand and manage benefits and key healthcare changes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center launches Denver office and welcomes Brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry Power Broker in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.

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Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services from WTCI Expanded for Insurance Trade

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that it has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.

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Kris Beale joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Employee Benefits Senior Compliance Consultant in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 13, 2013: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.

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Opinion: Public Surveillance Will Change in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon, says Odin Systems Inc

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — In the weeks following the Boston Marathon bombing, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn’t a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in California.

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Best Places to Work in the Bay Area: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center honored for 6th time

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area.’ For 2013, San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal presented the award jointly.

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California Council on Economic Education announces 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest Award-Winning Students

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 24, 2013: The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.

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New Xtreme Lip-Shaper System allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 23, 2013: CandyLipz LLC today announced a new product, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System, that allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips. It’s no longer necessary to experience expensive and invasive injections to achieve more luscious and fuller lips.

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Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services welcomes Sheryl Smith in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 15, 2013: Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) today announced that wholesale brokerage industry veteran Sheryl Smith has joined the firm as director. Smith joins WTCI from AmWINS Group Inc., where she specialized in the analysis and placement of difficult casualty risks.

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With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy’s Gala 2013 will raise funds to support activities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala 2013 on April 11 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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Liazon Bright Choices Private Exchange delivers convenience, choice and savings for EPIC Insurance Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) announced today that its Employee Benefits Practice has launched a strategic partnership offering employers a new way to manage benefit program costs while expanding flexibility, choice and value for their employees.

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Derek Thomas joins EPIC Insurance as Chief Strategy Officer in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal. Thomas brings to EPIC 25+ years of progressive experience and leadership within insurance brokerage firms, Internet and e-commerce companies, as well as the non-profit sector.

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Jennifer Haley joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Artist John Waguespack will unveil three new works which beautifully illustrate his artistic styles at Spotlight on Art

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Atlanta-born John Waguespack will unveil three new art works – ‘Spring Forward,’ ‘Red Sea at Dawn’ and ‘Black Alaskan Waters’ – which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School Feb. 4-9.

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Thirty US youth leaders and five educators return from month-long immersion study and cultural exchange in Bangladesh from World Savvy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.

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Artist John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery Nov 16, 2012 – Jan 26, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.

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Neil Willian joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Account Exec in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Neil Willian as an account executive to their San Francisco construction practice. Willian brings 15 years of experience to EPIC in construction risk, specializing in legal, claims, and insurance risk management.

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Reagan Peralta joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Senior Account Manager in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Reagan Peralta as a senior account manager in its San Francisco office. Peralta brings more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working for national insurance carriers as well as Bay Area-based benefits consulting firms.

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Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel: John Waguespack to Represent San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Deconstructing Dandridge,’ a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.

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Neurotech Press announces that quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete Jennifer French will release her new book ‘On My Feet Again’ at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 9780988234208; Neurotech Press), Oct. 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

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EPIC Motorsports Rolls Out: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Expands Into Vintage Auto and Racing Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC’s own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, racing, and associated industry vendors.

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New Study from World Savvy shows that among those 18-24 there is Lack of Global Competency Skills for 21st Century Global Economy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy, with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization, shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.

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Neurotech Reports Announces 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco during 12th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.

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San Francisco-based Pacific Pinball Museum launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Move Collection to Palace of Fine Arts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

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The Pacific Pinball Museum announces Visible Pinball Exhibit Opens at Exploratorium in SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium’s acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM’s unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.

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Pacific Pinball Museum and Novato’s Pinball Revival Company announce Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition Sept. 21-23 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato’s Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.

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New Eco ‘Glamping’ Mobile Luxury Camping Travel Adventures announced by Destination Earth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Destination Earth, Inc. has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional ‘glamping’ companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.

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SmartStops BrokerLink service is now available for clients of online broker-dealer, TradeKing

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — SmartStops, an online service that helps investors of all levels manage investment risk, announced today that the SmartStops BrokerLink service is now available for clients of online broker-dealer, TradeKing.

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WTC Insurance Services LLC adds Jeffrey R. Jamison in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Jeffrey R. Jamison has joined the firm as Assistant VP. Jamison will be based in New York City.

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Zen Cart OpenCuro payment module is now available

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — OpenCuro Inc., a San Francisco-based mobile payments start-up, today announced the release of its payment module for Zen Cart, a popular open source shopping cart.

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Teach English Abroad in South Korea with new book by author Jonathan Goodwin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, ‘Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered’ (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.

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World Savvy: Thirty Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students’ way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.

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Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2012, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center names Stan Sanchez as Principal in San Francisco, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.

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Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps announced at RSA Conference by Treadstone 71 LLC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., /eNewsChannels/ — Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.

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The Futon Store offers Comprehensive Guide on the Usage of Chemicals in Your Mattress

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.

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Voluntourism Travel: Now having fun and volunteer travel can go hand in hand with new luxury adventure volunteer travel concept

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Destination Earth has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.

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‘Deconstructing Hollywood’ is a collection of pop-art and abstract pieces with a contemporary, innovative attitude

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. ‘Deconstructing Hollywood’ is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.

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Scott Gunnison joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Principal, Strategic Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.

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EPIC, California’s fastest growing brokerage continues to promote the benefits of a strong work/life balance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named One of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.’

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Inventive Metals Introduces Solid Aluminum iPhone Cases in Six Stylish Finishes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Inventive Metals today announced a line of Apple iPhone cases constructed from solid aluminum. The durable cases are available in six different powder-coated finishes with styles ranging from elegant to wild and are designed to protect the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3G/GS models.

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Renowned Turntablist DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. offers free ‘I have a Dream’ club track courtesy Sesene Entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. just finished his ‘I have a Dream’ record and Sesene Entertainment is promoting it via a free download on its web site. ‘To date, this is the most powerful piece Stewart has done and he believes that this is one of those projects that is and will always be bigger than him,’ says Sean Alfonso, president/CEO of Sesene Entertainment.

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DoNotBuyMarylandBonds.com Website Launched by Investor Advocate Kevin Olson

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Investor advocate and public finance watchdog Kevin Olson has launched DoNotBuyMarylandBonds to warn Maryland bond buyers about the dangers of investing in Maryland bonds.

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Michele Childers joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.

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IObit Inc. announced today its new Advanced SystemCare 4 has been downloaded more than 5 million times in just 3 weeks

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — IObit Inc. announced today that its most popular free system utility software – Advanced SystemCare 4 – has achieved an astonishing consumer response since its release in late April, with more than 5 million downloads in three weeks. The new update ranks at the top of the most popular downloads list including CNET’s download.com, and has received extensive media coverage worldwide.

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OpenCuro, Inc. selected to demonstrate new online payment system at FinovateSpring 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — OpenCuro, Inc., a San Francisco-based online payment start-up, today announced that it will debut its new payment system at FinovateSpring 2011 on May 11th in San Francisco. Finovate is the conference that showcases groundbreaking innovations in financial and banking technology from both established industry leaders and up and coming start-ups.

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People-first Culture Brings Accolades to EPIC – Honored as ‘Best Place to Work’ for 4th Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized again as a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’ by both the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Edward J. Reidy as principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Edward J. Reidy as principal. Reidy brings 30 years of Fortune 50, Big Five professional services, early stage technology, organic food enterprise and risk management and insurance experience to the EPIC team.

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Wholesale Trading Co-Op in San Francisco adds Julie Sylim-Uang

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale binding authority/program industry veteran, Julie Sylim-Uang, CPCU, has joined the firm as vice president/commercial accounts.

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Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge has Bay Area Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — On April 16th, 2011, nearly 700 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Bay Area will convene at San Francisco State University to participate in The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge™, hosted by non-profit World Savvy in partnership with San Francisco State University’s College of Education.

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Brokerage industry veteran David Bamford has joined Wholesale Trading Co-Op

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran David Bamford has joined the firm as vice president/casualty broker.

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Wholesale Trading Co-Op in Atlanta adds Mark Morgan

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran, Mark Morgan, has joined the firm as vice president/property broker.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Amenda-Ming Chen as Account Executive in its San Francisco office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Amenda-Ming Chen as an employee benefits Account Executive in its San Francisco office. Amenda brings a strong background in employee benefits consulting including benefit plan design, wellness planning, financial analysis, underwriting and benefit plan valuation.

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EPIC’s Comprehensive initiative will provide Risk Management, Insurance and Employee Benefits Consulting Services to Municipalities and Other Public Agencies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces a major new initiative for public entities nationwide. Recognizing the need for more creative and effective risk management strategies for the public sector, EPIC has organized an integrated team to meet this need.

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Mobile Marketing Strategies Summit offers the most comprehensive mobile marketing event of 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The 2011 GSMI Mobile Marketing Strategies Summit will educate businesses on the most advantageous, cutting edge, tactics in mobile marketing. Whether your business needs are B2B or B2C, this conference has it all. Combining hands on workshops with speakers who are experts in their field sharing the best practices in practical formats, GSMI’s Mobile Marketing Strategies Summit can’t be missed.

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Cortal Consors S.A., a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has incorporated SmartStops equity risk indicators into their website

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — SMARTSTOPS.net announced today that Cortal Consors S.A., a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has incorporated SmartStops equity risk indicators into their website delivering powerful new risk management capabilities to their clients.

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MBA Focus and Alumwire Announce Technology Partnership – Two Recruiting Management Leaders Further Transform Business Recruiting

COLUMBUS, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — MBA Focus, the leader in top MBA recruiting management systems and Alumwire, the leading provider of interactive talent community solutions announced their technology partnership today. MBA Focus will add Alumwire’s real-time video interviewing technology to its recruiting management systems.

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John Waguespack Solo Exhibition ‘RECONSTRUCTION’ examines current events and pop culture through an abstract, surreal lens

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — John Waguespack, is showcasing his latest exhibit at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 3-31, 2010. ‘RECONSTRUCTION’ will be his first solo exhibition and will take place at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco, located just off of Union Square.

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TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. Concludes Successful 6th Annual WinBill National User Group Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), a leading provider and innovator of telecom software products and solutions, completed their Annual WinBill National User Group Conference in San Francisco with much fanfare, awards and product development announcements.

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Spin for a Cause: DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. and Sesene Entertainment Join Event to Help San Bruno Glenview Fire Victims

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 City Park Way.

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