The Black Dog Ride ­ Suicide/Mental Health September 25th, 2016

September 17, 2016

Motorcyclist Group Promotes Awareness of Depression and Suicide in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 25th, 2016. Black Dog Ride partners with Mental Health First Aid USA, Santa Fe Harley­Davidson and Sangre De Cristo HOG for 2nd Annual American tour. Motorcycle Riders from New Mexico and surrounding areas will gather at Santa Fe Harley­Davidson for the second annual “Black Dog Ride” across the United States. The Black Dog Ride flagshipped in Australia making their first ever American Cross Country Tour in 2015. Partnering with Mental Health First Aid USA, the Black Dog Ride aims to raise mental health awareness and funds to train more veterans and first responders in Mental Health First Aid. Steve Andrews founded the Black Dog Ride in Australia in 2009 following the sudden deaths of his mother and his best friend’s wife by suicide. Since then, the Black Dog Ride has raised over $1.7 million for mental health providers in Australia. This year,...

Award-winning mystery/comedy author releases Lady Justice and the Ghost Whisperer

September 17, 2016

Independence, Missouri author, Robert Thornhill, has just released Lady Justice and the Ghost Whisperer, volume #24 in his award-winning Lady Justice mystery/comedy series.     Robert began writing at the age of 66 after a 36 year career in real estate. In seven years, he has published 24 novels in the Lady Justice series, the seven volume Rainbow Road series of chapter books for children, a cookbook and a mini-autobiography.     Nine of the Lady Justice novels received the Pinnacle Achievement Award from the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs for best new mystery novel, fourteen have received 5 Star Reviews from Reader’s Favorite, and nine have been ranked #1 on Amazon in the past twelve months.     Having never learned to type, all Robert’s novels have been written with one finger and a thumb!     In Lady Justice and the Ghost Whisperer, Robert asks the question;...

ICMediaDirect.com Reputation Management Firm Offers Content Marketing Strategy

September 16, 2016

“To always control the message” is one of the truisms of the PR and marketing industry. As the industry evolves to encompass the highly important aspect of search engine ranking and results, a new publicity strategy has emerged.  Called “reputation management” it is the science and art of maintaining control of the client’s message by understanding how to work collaboratively with the Google algorithm.  The leader in this new field is ICMediaDirect.com.  Founded in 1996, two years before Google, the company has been a pioneer in perfecting the new techniques of reputation management. works with companies or individuals in controlling the message across the Internet to project the best possible branding image. The importance of online buzz cannot be underestimated and can lead to measureable business results.  It has been calculated by the Harvard Business School that each star in a Yelp rating increases a business’ sales...

New Book About Mario Cuomo

September 20, 2016

“Where have you gone, Mario Cuomo? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.” In the midst of a raucous political year comes an important new book by the author of five highly-acclaimed Fordham Press anthologies on the powerful – and colorful – players in New York State’s civic and political life. “Governor Mario Cuomo's life and accomplishments are part of the public record, but in Mario Cuomo: Remembrances of a Remarkable Man, William O'Shaughnessy gives readers an exclusive and a deeply personal, behind-the-scenes look at the liberal Democratic icon. This poignant memoir, based on the author's thirty-eight–year friendship with Governor Cuomo, portrays the spiritual journey of a man who played many roles: inspirational political leader, moral compass, spell-binding orator, gifted author, legal scholar, and loving father and grandfather. He was, in O'Shaughnessy's words, one of the most articulate...

LINKS-LED WORLD PRODUCT LAUNCH

September 16, 2016

Constellation Lighting is Launching THE LINKS-LED system.  The only High Output AC None Driver Industrial LED Modular Lighting System.  With voltages of 100v and 480v.  One LINKS-LED module produces 7400lm where 8 linked modules produces 60,000lm.  The LINKS-LED system is a patented product that Constellation Lighting manufactures here in the USA and Great Britain. My name is John Banks with Constellation Lighting LTD US located in Houston, Texas.  We are registered for the IANA Intermodal Show, as an exhibitor and manufacturer. We would like to introduce you to Constellation Lighting LTD US and invite you to come visit us at the IANA Intermodal Show in Houston, Texas at Booth 838. A little about us: We have been designing, manufacturing, creating and providing energy saving (as much as 80% per month) Industrial and Commercial LED Lighting Solutions, across North and South...

NOTEABLE INVITATIONS named Winner FOR MOST POPULAR INVITATION DESIGNER in the WEDDING INDUSTRY EXPERTS’ 2016 AWARDS!

September 16, 2016

Noteable Invitations has been named Number 1 in Michigan, and the United States, as well as 15th Most Popular Invitation Designer worldwide in the Wedding Industry Experts’ 2016 Awards, the largest popular choice awards for wedding industry businesses worldwide. The annual Wedding Industry Experts’ Awards began in 2012 in response to a growing need amongst the wedding industry businesses to recognize and award talent as well as competency. Committed to joining wedding industry entrepreneurs from across the globe and promoting a strict code of conduct focused around integrity and professionalism, it is no wonder that the awards are now the largest popular choice awards for wedding industry businesses. Founded in 2006 by entrepreneur and award-winning designer, Dominque Leontine McDonough, Noteable Invitations prides itself on offering unique contemporary designs that capture the beauty and charm of more traditional motifs with a modern touch....

Rent Control for Manufactured Homes: Good Intentions Yield Unintended Consequences

September 16, 2016

“I believe manufactured homes should continue to have rent control.” --      Salud Carbajal, Democratic candidate for the 24th Congressional District   "Our rents have to make economic sense or we have no business." -- Sam Landy, president, CEO UMH Properties   An ice cream social at a California manufactured home community was the latest forum where the political struggles and economic tensions over rent control were on full display. Candidates for local, state and national office mingled with residents at the Casa Grande clubhouse in Santa Maria this week to offer their support for affordable housing concerns. At center stage: the issue of rent control. “I have no problem...

Marcus Hiles Assesses the Most Current Architectural Design Trends

September 15, 2016

For the last three decades, property developer has been building attractive and affordable communities across Texas. His success can be attributed to a unique vision of luxury living that has driven his projects—but also by staying well informed of design trends and knowing the most sought-after styles that people demand. Sweeping changes have affected what is expected of room partitions, exteriors and even the possible functions of homes themselves: groundbreaking architectural advances have led to net-zero energy buildings that strike a balance between their total energy consumption with the amount of renewable energy they create, while passive and active houses offer two energy conservation processes for virtually eliminating all heating and cooling bills. Beyond this exciting progress in construction methods, fundamental transformations are bringing more convenience, space and light into today’s spaces and reshaping the way we live. Flexibility has become an...

TradeLink™ Intelligently Identifies Vehicle Trades For Dealers

September 19, 2016

is offering a program called TradeLink™ that gives it dealer members intelligent book for book trade recommendations. Unlocking additional upstream inventory before it goes to auction and provides customized recommendations based on thousands of vehicle data points in each dealers market. The program, which uses a proprietary algorithm matching engine to weigh more than 1200 retail data points, delivers optimized, real ­time trade recommendations on retail ready vehicles based on vehicle status and market demand. The program is constantly running inside the DealersLink platform streaming a constant list of possible trade matches. TradeLink is supported by the DealersLink trading desk team which provides on demand assistance with vehicle transactions. More than 4,000 dealer members currently have TradeLink running in their accounts. Mike Goicoechea CEO of DealersLink said, “We pioneered the first dealer direct platform in 2005. Now we...

Woodbury University Partnership with Sober College Expands to Serve Greater San Diego

September 15, 2016

, with campuses in Burbank and San Diego, today announced it is expanding its unique academic partnership with , a Woodland Hills-based inpatient addiction treatment center. Beginning in mid-November, Woodbury will offer transferable, college-level educational courses and credit to San Diego-area clients undergoing addiction treatment at a new Sober College outpatient center in La Jolla. The Sober College/Woodbury University partnership – the only one of its kind in the U.S. to fully integrate rehabilitation and academics – offers young adults in recovery the opportunity to complete up to five three-unit, college-level courses along with their treatment and recovery program. Students who complete all 15 units earn a Certificate of General Studies and are guaranteed admission to Woodbury for further studies. Or, they may transfer credits to another college of their choice. Around a dozen or so students have taken advantage of the guaranteed admission program. “Woodbury...

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