Woodbury University Names Development Veteran Erik Greeny Vice President, Advancement

July 20, 2016

Expanding its outreach to the corporate donor community,  has named development veteran Erik Greeny Vice President, Advancement, the university announced today. Greeny brings to Woodbury 17+ years of university-level development and strategic leadership experience, with a focus on fundraising, portfolio management and corporate partnerships.  As University Development VP at Sonoma State University in Northern California, Greeny coordinated more than $45 million in private philanthropic giving during his four and a half years in that post.  He instituted a results-driven major gift program, expanded the university’s donor base and initiated Sonoma State’s first “Day of Giving” and crowdfunding efforts. The Vice President, Advancement (VPA), at Woodbury University serves as the Chief Advancement Officer and is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional fundraising programs.  This function includes...

Curb Appeal Starts Up on the Roof - Tips for National Curb Appeal Month

July 27, 2016

During National Curb Appeal Month in August, national color expert Kate Smith reminds homeowners, builders and remodelers that adding "top down" color to a home exterior can enhance its overall curb appeal.             "True curb appeal of a home happens only when all the exterior elements are viewed as a whole," says Smith, chief color maven at . "When evaluating a home's appearance a person needs to first look at the roof, then let their eyes wander down to the siding, windows, door, porch and then the landscaping.             "The colors should 'flow' down the home exterior cohesively. For example, a slate gray roof works well with siding that's painted either pure white or a light shade of gray. Then accent colors of dark red or deep blue could be used for the shutters and entry door to give the home specific...

Google Play Games Services to be Integrated with SDKBOX Live Ops Platform for Cocos2d-x

July 19, 2016

At the annual Casual Connect conference held in downtown San Francisco, live game operations platform SDKBOX announced a collaboration with Google to support Google Play Games Services for Cocos2d-x developers. Cocos2d-x is one of the largest players in the mobile game engine space with hundreds of top grossing titles worldwide and a developer community of over 700,000 registered users. This fully supported commercial integration, SDKBOX will enable developers to easily access and leverage the full suite of Google Play Game Services offering key player engagement features, including Achievements, Leaderboards, Multiplayer, and Events. Alongside the Google Play Service integration, SDKBOX also announced support for new services from Apteligent and OneSignal.   Kai Zhao, Head of Operations for SDKBOX, said: “Our Mission is to ‘Cure SDK Fatigue.’ As we expand the breadth of features available for developers to engage and retain their players, Google...

Stopshield Aims to end unarmed traffic stop deaths

July 19, 2016

The Stopshield is the safest and most effective means to present your documents to local law enforcement during a routine traffic stop! With minimum effort, you can easily slip this device on your car window so you can present yourself as non-threatening to the police. Husband and wife, Anthony and Liz Green have teamed up to make the police officers’ and civilians’ lives safer everywhere. The invention, known as the Stopshield, is a small device for holding your driving documents which can be placed on the window in an event of a traffic stop. The idea is that by having a single place to store your insurance and registration card, a driver can place their license, FOID, and conceal and carry permit into the holder before driving. If pulled over, they can quickly and easily place the device on the window and proceed to place and keep their hands on the wheel with fingers visible for the officer. “Traffic stops are extremely nerve racking for both...

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Named “Partner in Health” Publishes Article to Aid in Understanding of Gynecomastia in Men

July 20, 2016

Dr. Asaf Yalif, M.D., F.A.C.S, a triple board-certified plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon, and the principal of Y Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery with offices in Roswell and Woodstock, Georgia, was honored to be asked to serve as a consultant on the topic of breast surgery issues by Atlanta’s Best Self Magazine.  Best Self Magazine’s mission is to connect with consumers who want to Look Good, Feel Good, and Do Good in their communities. “I am honored to consult with Best Self Magazine and help educate the public,” Dr. Yalif stated. “In particular, as a plastic surgeon who has specialized in breast surgery (enlargement, reduction, revision, reconstruction & male gynecomastia), it is very rewarding to have the opportunity to provide surgical options to help people feel confident and comfortable in their own skin.”  At a time of the year when shirts are coming off at the beach, and many men are struggling...

Tyton Media Launches Pokemon Go Tips Site

July 19, 2016

Tyton Media is pleased to announce the launch of its Pokemon Go help site . The new help site features exclusive content on how to play Pokemon Go, Pokemon Go tips and Pokemon Go hacks. PokemonGoSite.com is one of the first Pokemon Go related help sites. It provides detailed information about each Pokemon and where you might find them. You can also read in-depth guides on how to play the new hit game, Pokemon Go. When the website was being created; the owner, Tyler Horvath said, “I saw that Pokemon Go was becoming one of the most downloaded games of all time so I wanted to provide a resource for all Pokemon Go players to get more information on how to play the game, and how to win.” The website is updated daily with  and other great news on where to find rare Pokemon and how to catch them. The new website also includes: Over 700 Listed Pokemon Details Pokemon Hacks Latest Pokemon Go News Pokemon...

BIZCATALYST 360° Expands Women’s Voices with Women’s Voices Magazine Channel Addition

July 19, 2016

Today BIZCATALYST360 (BC360°) and Women’s Voices Magazine (WVM) announced a strategic partnership that will allow both organizations to strengthen their ability to highlight women business owners and champion content written by women. Embracing its goal of expanding women’s voices in its content, BC360° added a Women’s Voices Magazine channel this past weekend. WVM content will also be featured to thousands of BC360°’s subscribers in 139 countries via its media networks and newsletters.   WVM content advances BC360°’s commitment to broadening its weekend lifestyle content. BC360° Publisher and Executive Editor Dennis J. Pitocco notes, “We have found our business readers don’t necessarily want to read business on the weekends. We are happy to respond proactively to our readers’ needs by adding thoughtful and engaging content focused on life outside of work. WVM’s content mapping and quality writing...

Marcus Hiles Creates Ecofriendly Housing Developments

July 19, 2016

To the renowned Dallas real estate developer, , environmental stewardship is central: “Creating communities that work in harmony with nature and lessen humanity’s carbon footprint is a responsibility I embrace.” Hiles, who is Chairman and CEO of , has translated his philosophy into action in over 15,000 upscale rental townhomes and apartments in the Lone Star State. One cornerstone of his eco-friendly building practices is installing appliances labeled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as ENERGY STAR. Since the program’s launch in 1992, Americans’ ENERGY STAR usage has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by . With the average Texan paying in electrical bills and another $400 annually for natural gas, energy efficient appliances mean utility savings of up to 50 percent. utilizes his expertise in analyzing the impact that various building features and materials have on energy loss when planning and building. He employs window placement strategies...

Wendy J. Buckley, President & Founder of Specialty Transportation and Regulatory Services (STARS), was selected as "Top Professional of the Year in Environmental Services" for 2016 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

July 20, 2016

Wendy J. Buckley, President & Founder of Specialty Transportation and Regulatory Services (STARS), was selected as “Top Professional of the Year in Environmental Services” for 2016 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)! While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. With over 19 years of professional experience in the hazardous material industry, Wendy has certainly proved herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.   Before...

Romantic and Custom-Made 2016 Wedding and Evening Gowns of Your Dreams Designed by Glen Spose are Taking on the World

July 19, 2016

, well-known atelier located in the center of Rome, Italy, presents and evening gowns. The gowns are characterized by a return to romanticism, to tradition and to the beauty of the modern world. The dress gets more feminine and princely, with plunging necklines in back, for a modest sensuality. Even the form-fitting models, such as the mermaid, are softened with a tulle overskirt and lace border. Lightness and simplicity come into fashion between several layers of fabric that create a more fluid design, offering movement: organza, tulle, chiffon, but also precious embroideries, enhancing each woman's strategic points, in sensual sheer. Lace takes center-stage, especially rebrodè and chantilly, yet still embroidered and worked with small crystals, semi-precious stones and beads, applied so as not to obscure the texture. The color palette favors warm tones such as ivory or silk, more classic, but also subtle...

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