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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/12 -- Nixle, LLC, a provider of mass notification services for public safety agencies, highlights 10 of the new law enforcement agencies from across the nation that have signed up with Nixle to deliver important and timely information to residents. The agencies are: Cartersville Police Department (GA) Eunice Police Department (LA) Gerald Police Department (MO) Grosse Point City Department of Public Safety (MI) Maypearl Police Department (TX) Moraga Police Department (CA) Prince George County Police Department (VA) Rainbow City Police Department (AL) Union City Ohio Police/ Fire Department (OH) West Windsor Police Department (NJ) Nixle Connect allows law enforcement agencies nationwide to communicate with the public via text/SMS, e-mail, and Internet posts at no cost. Communications can range from emergency alerts to routine ... (more)

Blackboard Introduces Open Enrollment for CourseSites

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today introduced an open enrollment option for CourseSites™, letting instructors open registration so any number of students can sign up for courses they are teaching with the free, fully-hosted and supported online system. In addition, the company has added mobile support, giving over 200,000 CourseSites users access on a range of the world's most popular smartphones and mobile devices. With the open enrollment option, any number and any type of student can register for an instructor's course, making CourseSites an ideal platform for open teaching initiatives, community outreach efforts and collaborative research programs that have become increasingly popular in education. "During the past decade, the world has become wide open for learning," said Dr. Curtis Bonk, a Professor of Education at Indiana Univers... (more)

Direct Primary Care Coalition Applauds Federal Legislation to Make Primary Care More Accessible, Affordable and Effective

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/13 -- The Direct Primary Care Coalition today announced that it strongly supports the Family and Retirement Health Investment Act of 2013 sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) to promote the growth of direct primary care medical care (DPC) homes and make primary care more accessible, affordable, cost effective and efficient. "We thank Sen. Hatch and Rep. Paulsen for their continued leadership and commitment to transform and reshape health care," said Erika Bliss, MD, co-founder of the Direct Primary Care Coalition and President and CEO of Qliance Medical Management Inc., which has pioneered DPC clinics in Washington State since 2007. "They clearly understand that changing how primary care is delivered and paid for, and making it affordable and available to every American, is key to fixing many of the... (more)

Beamz Interactive, Inc. Announces Product Showcase at the 2014 Florida Library Association Conference

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced that Nadine Robinson, Librarian & Assistant Branch Manager of the Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library will be presenting the value of using the Beamz Interactive music product during the Cyberzone session on May 9th at the 2014 Annual Florida Library Association Conference held at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Lake Buena, FL from May 7-9, 2014. The Cyberzone session will provide attendees an opportunity to experience cutting-edge technology products presented by libraries throughout Florida that have adopted innovative technologies with proven value through use in the programs and services currently offered. "Beamz is an extraordinary tool in our youth services program," said Nadine Robinson, ... (more)

Banfield Pet Hospital® Searches For Most "Twinning" Pet And Owner Pair In The Twin Cities

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital prepares to see double, celebrating the grand opening of its newest location in Bloomington, Minn., located at 10520 France Ave S., with a Most "Twinning" Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest judged by Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer, Kent Hrbek. Pet owners and their doggie doppelgangers are invited to step up to the plate with Hrbek on Saturday, August 23, from 11 a.m. (registration at 10:30 a.m.) to noon, donning their most "twinning" attire for a chance to win a year's worth of free veterinary care through Banfield's Optimum Wellness Plan® and a pair of Dugout Box* tickets to a Minnesota Twins 2014 season game. "One strike and you're out!" said Kent Hrbek. "I know what it takes to be a Twin in this town, so I'm excited to see what Twin City pet owners have in store for me! Like it or not, we all ... (more)

Little Shelter Animal Rescue Holiday Donation Drive

December 22, 2009, Huntington, NY - Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center www.littleshelter.com, one of Long Island's oldest no-kill shelters dedicated to saving all companion animals in need, announced today a Holiday Donation Drive.  Little Shelter is under financial pressure and must cut back on services for needy animals due to a 30% decrease in donations, the 2009 closing of two Long Island shelters (Bide-A-Wee in Wantagh and Animal Haven in Flushing), and the bad economy, unemployment and foreclosures causing more animals to be surrendered to the shelter. Without holiday donations, Little Shelter will be forced to cut back on medical care for its 400 cats and 50 dogs and will reduce essential community animal care services. Little Shelter Helps Needy Families Keep their Cherished Pets at Home Known for its community outreach and the rescue of countless... (more)

ProfNet Experts Available on Breast Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Divorce, More

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to [email protected] with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition.  If you are in need of additional experts, you can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network. You can filter your request by institution type and geographic location to get the most targeted responses. The best part? It's free! Just fill out the query form to get started. If you have any questions or need assistance with any aspect of ProfNet, please drop us a note at [email protected] EXPERT ALERTS Online... (more)

FidoFinder.com and TabbyTracker.com: Websites Are Reuniting Lost Pets

HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- FidoFinder.com and TabbyTracker.com are ahead of the pack when it comes to reuniting lost dogs and cats with their owners. With more than 400 lost dogs and cats reunited through the websites, founder Wes Cutshall says his websites are the top sites for reuniting Fido and Fluffy with their owners. "We have more lost dogs and cats added to our database each day than any other public database," Cutshall says. Fidofinder.com recently reunited a lost Dachshund named Oscar with his owner seventeen days after he went missing. Oscar slipped through the fence in the back yard of his Deer Park, Texas home. He ended up at a local tire store before being picked up by a Good Samaritan. Before Oscar's owner, Anita Bettis, could find him, he was taken home by a family hoping to find his owners. In her search for Oscar, Bettis posted flyers at local ... (more)

California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE)

CCSE Facility and Seminar Series This past week I had the honor of delivering a keynote presentation in San Diego at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) as part of their continuing education and community outreach and education, workshop and seminar series. The theme of the well attended event was Next Generation Data Center Solutions of which my talk centered around leveraging Green and Virtual Data Centers for enabling efficiencey and effectiveness. In addition to my keynote, included a panel discussion that I moderated with representatives of the events sponsor Compucom, along with their special guests APC, HP, Intel and VMware. The CCSE has a focus around Climate Change, Energy Efficienecey, Green Buildings, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Home and Business. Their services and focus includes awareness and outreach, education programs, library ... (more)

Naspers: Results of Annual General Meeting

Naspers Limited (“Naspers”) (JSE:NPN) (LSE:NPSN), the 100th annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers Limited was held this morning, under the chairmanship of Mr Ton Vosloo, in the Naspers Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa. Shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions with the required majority. A gross dividend of 425c per Naspers N- ordinary and 85c per Naspers A- ordinary share were approved. PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as external auditors, with Mr B Deegan as the individual who will undertake the audit. The appointments of Messrs Craig Enenstein, Don Eriksson, Nolo Letele, Roberto Oliveira de Lima, Yuanhe Ma, Basil Sgourdos, Cobus Stofberg and Bob van Dijk were confirmed. Prof Rachel Jafta, Prof Debra Meyer and Mr Boetie van Zyl, who retired by rotation, were re-elected to the board. Messrs Boetie van Zyl, Ben van der... (more)

GreaterGood Network Releases Touch To Give™ iPhone app

Seattle, WA, April 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- GreaterGood Network, home of the world’s oldest “Click to Give” websites, released a new iPhone app in April to allow users to Touch To Give™. Users can make a daily tap on the app’s icons to make a donation to provide hunger relief, fund breast cancer research, and feed shelter animals. As with GreaterGood Network’s popular “Click to Give” websites, all donations are paid for by site sponsors and the “Touch” is free for users. The Touch To Give™ iPhone App is available for free download from the iTunes Store at: http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/touch-to-give/id361232583?mt=8 Touch To Give™ is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The application requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later. More on the GreaterGood Network The GreaterGood Network began with The Hung... (more)