New Spring Dining Deals from Help UK Consumers Save

New bargain deals to eat out this spring have been sourced by voucher codes site to help UK consumers save. The website, which offers consumers deals for more than 800 stores and retailers, has this week published new deals for eating out more affordably at La Tasca, Pizza Express and Toby Carvery.

One of the UK’s favourite Italian diners is Pizza Express and that chain is on show in the new deals. Pizza Express is popular with both families and couples and thanks to the latest Pizza Express voucher choices Brits can get themselves 3 courses for £12.95 and 25% Off Your Food Bill.

All the most popular restaurants and retailers regularly feature on the site, and a top Spanish restaurant is on show at present in the shape of La Tasca. By logging onto the site right now consumers can help themselves to new La Tasca vouchers which can be exchanged for Buy 1 Get 1 FREE on Tapas to share.

Top quality family roasts are available in the new deals in the shape of offers redeemable at popular UK chain Toby Carvery. This spring sees the website offering diners new Toby Carvery vouchers which they can use to get 2 Daytime Carveries for £10 and Free Dairy Ice Cream with any Carvery Meal.

Doug Scott, managing director of, commented, “The spring time is always a popular time to dine out and through these new deals we have made available consumers can enjoy top restaurants on a budget. Toby Carvery, Pizza Express and La Tasca are great places to dine out this April and May.” offers consumers money saving deals at major high street brands and specialist retailers, including stores like Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Travelodge, First Choice, and Boden.

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247 Payday UK Launches New Payday Loans Website with a Conscience

Payday loans website, 247 Payday UK launched at midnight on April 24th 2012. The message is clear that this new online lending facility wants to be ”a little bit different” in comparison to other payday lenders currently operating in the somewhat saturated payday loans market within the United Kingdom.

With a new website fresh out of the wraps, a dedicated marketing team and an ethical approach to lending, it is hoped that the future could be bright for 247 Payday UK.

Richard Painter, 247 Payday UK’s operations manager explained, ”from the outset we have wanted to be clear with our customers around issues such as payday loan repayment costs and implications of taking on this type of loan arrangement”. Although the website is in its infancy 247 Payday UK has focused on transparency, providing a payday loans guide that Richard added, ”will continue to be built upon and developed over time to ultimately create a hub of information for new and existing customers”.

Richard has over 5 years’ experience within the UK payday market and stated that he has seen a shift in recent times to a more competitive sector, but would like ”more transparency and openness between the lender and the customer”.

His involvement with various payday loans operations all over the UK has enabled Richard to see the positive and negative aspects of the industry. Richard is clearly excited at being part of the new team and explained, ”we have sourced some experienced payday loan specialists, with a blend of youth and experience, to hopefully create a winning formula in helping to promote our fresh and innovative payday site”.

With 247 Payday UK coming into an already tough financial sector, it may well be a bumpy road ahead for Richard and his team. It is however evident that they are not attempting to reinvent the wheel, but to be open and honest with their potential customers and this could ultimately be a winning formula.


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LAN Systems Hosts Green IT Earth Day Event

LAN Systems hosted a Green IT Earth Day event at its offices last week. The event was in celebration of Earth Day and collected e-waste for recycling.

Norcross, GA (USA), Friday – April 27th, 2012 — LAN Systems, a leading Atlanta IT Consulting company, hosted a Green IT Earth Day event at its offices last week. The event was in celebration of Earth Day and collected e-waste for recycling.

LAN Systems partnered with Premier Surplus of Cumming. The event was held from 11am to 2pm and included lunch of grilled hotdogs and brats. Everyone who brought something to recycle received a green, reusable, insulated grocery tote.

“We collected 3,131 pounds of e-waste,” said CEO Mary Hester. “That’s a ton and a half kept out of landfills and all proceeds will go to the Norcross Cluster School Partnership. It was a great time and so successful that we are doing another recycle event on July 2nd .”

Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year.

About Premier Surplus:
An American owned and family operated R2 Certified ISO 14001-2004 Certified electronic recycler with 35 years of combined experience in Asset management and e-waste recycling. Our number one priority is to safeguard our customer’s information by offering proper data destruction. Our process is leading the way to manage and safely dispose of e-waste. For more information, visit:

About LAN Systems:
LAN Systems is a leading Atlanta IT Consulting company that provides people-focused IT solutions. As technology experts, LAN Systems helps companies make the most of their existing IT investment and choose the right solutions to fuel growth. LAN Systems is a leading provider of IT Solutions for growing businesses in the Metro Atlanta. For more information, visit LAN Systems at

Press & Media Contact:
Lauren Maxwell
VP of Sales and Marketing
LAN Systems
3079 Crossing Park
Norcross, GA 30071 – USA

Dying Words Express Heaven’s Grace to Surviving Loved Ones

Heaven is All Around You, soon to be released by Halo Publishing International, is the story of little girl’s talk with God about death.

Houston, TX (USA), Friday – April 27th, 2012 — Finding the words to tell loved ones that you are dying is extremely difficult and truly something no one wants or is prepared to do. Author Lydia Esparra said her sister, Memby, did not have the words to tell her two daughters that colon cancer would cause her death only 15 months after being diagnosed with the often fatal disease. That meant Esparra needed to talk to her young nieces. Grieving herself for her closest sibling, just 11 months apart in age, that experience was overwhelming, she said. Her discussion became the inspiration for a book Esparra hopes will help others faced with mortality.

Heaven is All Around You, soon to be released by Halo Publishing International, is the story of little girl’s talk with God about death. “It was difficult watching my sister struggle for the words. She really felt she would be here for them and never considered dying an option” Esparra said. “I really want this to be a tool to help other people do what my sister was unable to say.” “I wrote it hoping my nieces would know that these were the words in their mother’s heart. They can see her and feel her presence all around them, as can I,” she said.

“I had a dream about sharing my sister’s story to help other people. I guess it was sort of a healing process for me. I just felt it was the right thing,” Esparra said. “These are words that have to be said, and I’m hoping my book can help people do that with their loved ones.”

A staff member at Hospice Services of America, LLC, said the book is a “great tool to help anyone in the position of losing a loved one.” “It’s very inspirational,” the oncologist said.

Publisher Lisa Umina said Heaven is All Around You is the type of book the company is proud to be part of because it helps people, particularly during a very troubling and confusing time. “I hope that this new book will assist those needing the most difficult words they could ever say to their loved ones,” Umina said.

A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Esparra is one of 10 children raised in a family with strong Christian beliefs. She said her parents are both natives of Puerto Rico and that her dad worked in the once booming steel mill industry while her mother was employed as a nutrition aide. They provided a loving home and encouraged and inspired their children to succeed. Esparra is a graduate of Youngstown’s Ursuline High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in communications from The Ohio State University. She became a television journalist and now anchors the weekend news programs from WOIO in Cleveland, Ohio, where the author has resided for the past 15 years. She is an Emmy award-winning journalist known for compassionate story telling. Esparra and her husband, Greg, have been married for 24 years.

To reach the publisher for comments, please call Lisa M. Umina at: 1-877-705-9647 To order Heaven is All Around You, visit

Press & Media Contact:
Lisa M. Umina, Publisher
Halo Publishing International
AP #726 / P.O. Box 60326
Houston, TX 77205-0326

BusinessVibes presents its Target Audience

In difference from Facebook or Twitter or other common known ones, BusinessVibes is dedicated only to business, professional bodies.

London, UK, April 27, 2012 — BusinessVibes is a global internet platform being included into a group of social media websites. In difference from Facebook or Twitter or other common known ones, BusinessVibes is dedicated only to business, professional bodies. Main aim of the platform is to help them to look for new clients, suppliers and partners abroad. However, business entities and professionals are quite wide groups. Who is BusinessVibes exactly for?

First of all platform is dedicated to all types of companies from the small start ups to international enterprises. BusinessVibes provides companies with possibility to send information and connect with each other, which going forward, enables sharing and exchanging information between entities. Thanks to well developed privacy policy companies themselves decide which information they want to share with whom.

Second of all BusinessVibes is for associations looking for new member or collaborators, or simply looking for a platform when they can manage all their members online and ease the flow of information between association and its members. As companies, organizations can also share information with all its members and connections; they can upload files and send messages. Additional thing for big organization is payment portal allowing collecting membership fees from companies willing to become a member of association.

The third biggest group of BusinessVibes consists of event organizers. They use website to publish their events and invite participants to join. They have possibility to send many invitations to companies and also create their own network of connections and potential partners. Event organizers can use payment gate available at BusinessVibes to collect registration fees from their participants. When the event ends event organizers can follow reviews published on BusinessVibes by visitors and communicate with selected ones in case of any specific questions.

As seen above, every professional will find something interesting. BusinessVibes is definitely a must for every company, association and event organizer.

Media Contact:
Marta Munia
Marketing Executive – Europe
BusinessVibes Network International Inc
8 Wimpole Street
London W1G 9SP
+44 20 7291 0883
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IAPAM’s Announces its NEW Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Symposium November 10-11, 2012

The NEW IAPAM Advanced Aesthetic Symposium is scheduled for November 10-11, 2012 in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 27, 2012 — The International Association for Physicians In Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM) announces the launch of its NEW Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Symposium. This advanced aesthetic medical seminar is for physicians looking to push their aesthetics practice to the next level. The Advanced Symposium will provide physicians with advanced instruction and hands-on training in the top minimally invasive modalities: botox ®, dermal fillers, lasers, microdermabrasion and chemical peels. The NEW IAPAM Advanced Aesthetic Symposium is scheduled for November 10-11, 2012 in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.

Presented by the IAPAM (, this NEW Advanced Aesthetics Symposium ( is designed to give experienced aesthetic physicians an opportunity to learn the latest cosmetic trends and techniques. As with all IAPAM training, physicians will have the opportunity to both see the procedures, as well as perform them, in this comprehensive, hands-on workshop. This advanced aesthetic medical program will include: advanced botox ® training, advanced dermal filler training, using lasers for scar revision & treating stretch marks, using dermal micro-channeling systems for skin rejuvenation, and much more.

Program Highlights:
• Advanced hands-on Botox ® and Filler Training
• Treating Stretch Marks and Scars
• Treating Acne
• Fat Transfer for Facial Rejuvenation
• Delivering Topical Serums using Dermafrac ®
• Advanced Chemical Peel Techniques
• Latest Aesthetic Industry Trends

The Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Symposium offers physicians two days of the most intensive hands-on advanced botox ® injection training as well as advanced techniques for the other non-surgical modalities. The medical faculty instructing at the IAPAM’s Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Symposium is experienced in the industry’s best practices, particularly regarding the teaching of Botox ® and other neurotoxin injection techniques and protocols. Physicians who complete the IAPAM’s Advanced Symposium will be certified by the IAPAM, a voluntary professional association of physicians and supporters, which sets standards for the aesthetic medical profession.

For more information on the November 10-11, 2012 Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Symposium, please go to or contact the IAPAM at 1-800-219-5108 ext. 704.

Botox is a trademark of Allergan, Inc.

About the International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM)
The International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine is a voluntary association of physicians and supporters, which sets standards for the aesthetic medical profession. The goal of the association is to offer education, ethical standards, credentialing, and member benefits. IAPAM membership is open to all licensed medical doctors (MDs), dentists (DDSs/DMDs) doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs), physicians assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). The IAPAM offers aesthetic medicine and hCG medical weight management programs, including: Botox ® training, medical aesthetic training, laser training, physician hCG training, and aesthetic practice business training. Additional information about the association can be accessed through the IAPAM’s website ( or by contacting:

Jeff Russell, Executive-Director
International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM)
1-800-219-5108 x704

Baby Boomers Are Fastest Growing Segment in Entrepreneurial Wave

Recent Event Attracted Nearly 100 Baby Boomers to Discuss Benefits of Entrepreneurship

Boulder, CO, April 26, 2012 – The Center for Productive Longevity (CPL), which serves as the bridge between people 55 and older and the opportunities that enable them to continue in productive activities, today announced the results of the first in a series of four meetings, “Spotlight on Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Baby Boomers.” During a time of high unemployment and low economic growth, CPL initiated the 2012 series to stimulate the interest of Baby Boomers in new-business creation.

The first event was held at the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, MO, a focal point for entrepreneurship in America, and attracted almost 100 participants to engage in interactive discussion and dialogue about entrepreneurship. Sponsors of the event included the Kauffman Foundation, AARP, the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and CPL.

Written evaluations from the event indicated that almost all participants have a strong desire to start a new business; 97 percent stated they are more likely to create a new business as a result of attending the daylong meeting.

These responses mirror a national trend where increasingly more Baby Boomers are starting their own businesses. In fact, according to the Kauffman Foundation, from 1996 to 2011 the number of Baby Boomers starting a business increased by nearly seven percent, the largest increase among all age groups. For people 20-44, the number of people starting a new business actually fell about five percent during that same time period.

“There is a wide range of individual, economic and societal benefits for the Baby Boomers to start new businesses,” says William Zinke, 85, founder and president of CPL. “People are living longer, yet often retiring earlier, and recent AARP studies confirm that 80 percent of Baby Boomers indicate their intent to continue working after leaving regular career jobs.”

Additional feedback from the meeting found that 87 percent of attendees stated that the event increased their awareness and understanding of the benefits and opportunities provided by entrepreneurship “very much” or “a great deal.” Seventy-seven percent indicated that they were “a great deal” or “very much” more likely to pursue programs or courses on entrepreneurship as a result of attending the event.

Speakers from the March meeting included Benno C. Schmidt, Jr., Interim President & CEO, Kauffman Foundation and former President, Yale University; Bruce Merrifield, former U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce and Chaired Professor of Entrepreneurship, the Wharton School; Mary Beth Izard, author of BoomerPreneurs; Jerry Kelly, CEO and Co-Founder, Silpada Designs; and Danny O’Neill, President and Founder, Roasterie.

Human Resource Services, Inc. (HRS) created CPL as a non-profit to serve as the bridge between people 55 and older and opportunities that enable them to continue as productive contributors. The economic benefits of enabling people 55+ to continue working include providing them with needed income, contributing to–instead of drawing from–entitlement programs, reducing unemployment and increasing national economic growth.

The next “Spotlight on Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Baby Boomers” meetings are scheduled to be held at Babson College in Wellesley, MA on September 14, Northwestern University/Kellogg School of Business in Chicago on October 11, and the University of Denver on November 15. To register, visit Follow the Center for Productive Longevity on Facebook at

Media Contacts:
Jenny Foust or Alicia Hassinger
Communications Strategy Group
303.433.7020 or

Company Contacts:
William K. Zinke or James R. Hooks
Center for Productive Longevity
303.499.3939 or

About the Center for Productive Longevity
The mission of CPL is to be the bridge between people 55 and older and their engagement in productive activities, paid and volunteer, where they are qualified and ready to continue adding value. It is imperative that we recognize the value added by an aging workforce. Visit for more information.

Alicia Hassinger
Communications Strategy Group
3225 East 2nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

Consumer-Driven Deal site, SoRewarding Debuts in Denver with First User Deal Request Fulfilled by Whole Foods Market

SoRewarding gives Denver consumers the power to negotiate the deals they want while supporting the charity they love

Denver, Colorado, April 26, 2012 – Denver-based SoRewarding, a social network that lets consumers create and request their own deals, launches Thursday, April 26 by filling its first consumer deal request with member merchant Whole Foods Market. Turning the world of group deal sites on its head, is a conduit for the consumer to negotiate the offer they want directly with the merchant they choose, without any pre-negotiated terms or third party interference.

Amy Watkins of Denver requested the Whole Foods deal, and was thrilled to hear it had been accepted. “I can’t believe Whole Foods accepted my deal request for a $20 gift card for just $10! As a mom, I’m always looking for ways to save money while giving my family the best. and Whole Foods just made that a lot easier this month,” said Watkins.

“Driving donations to non-profits in our communities via SoRewarding will have a major impact on groups who truly make a difference in the lives of others,” says Heather Larrabee, Associate Marketing Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Region of Whole Foods Market. “We are thrilled to participate in this inaugural deal and are excited about this revolutionary new model.”

In celebration of filling SoRewarding’s first consumer deal request, Whole Foods Market is extending the deal to the first 500 SoRewarding members who purchase it.

SoRewarding’s proprietary Consumer Driven Deals (CDD) feature is simple and easy to use, connecting consumers directly to merchants in a social networking setting. To participate, both merchants and consumers simply request an invitation via the SoRewarding homepage, and upon receipt, create their unique, free profile page. Members looking for a great deal just need to gather a group of 10 or more friends or buyers and submit their deal request to the merchant via their SoRewarding profile page or smartphone app. Each time an offer is purchased, each individual buyer can select a participating SoRewarding non-profit organization to receive a cash donation.

Once a merchant receives an offer request, they have 24-hours to accept, reject or counter-offer the request, which can be done from the SoRewarding dashboard, or from a smartphone. The merchant has the power to control all terms and conditions of the offer with the click of a button.

In addition to benefiting consumers and non-profits, SoRewarding stands alone in benefitting the merchant as well. There are no fees to become a member, and merchants who sign up and enable their Consumer Driven Deals in the first month (through May 25, 2012), will retain 85 percent of the revenues generated through their deals for as long as they are SoRewarding members. Additionally, merchants who sign up after the first month will retain 75 percent of their consumer driven deal revenues for the life of their account; which is by far the highest profit commission paid by any group buy deal site.

“In this economy, consumers are looking for a way to save money, and companies are looking for ways to both retain existing customers while attracting new ones,” said Marion Mariathasan, SoRewarding CEO. “People are tired of receiving dozens of emails every day and scouring them for deals that might be of interest to them. With SoRewarding, consumers can easily connect to the merchants that appeal to them most.” Continues Mariathasan, “We have automated everything; connecting consumers, merchants, schools and non-profit organizations together through our social network. Saving money, making money and raising money has never been So Rewarding.”

SoRewarding’s non-profit partners include the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver, Make A Wish Foundation of Colorado, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, The Rise School of Denver, Colorado Uplift, Seeds of Hope, Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center, the Morgan Adams Foundationi, My Sister’s Closet, Mile High Leaps and Bounds, and the Colorado Youth Tennis Foundation.

SoRewarding is currently an invitation-only network. Consumers, merchants and non-profits interested in joining should visit to request an invitation.

About SoRewarding
SoRewarding is your social marketplace for creating offers in your community while supporting the causes you love. SoRewarding enables consumers to use the power of group buying to get discounts on the things they actually want, without being inundated with offers they don’t need.

Contact Information:
Marion Mariathasan
SoRewarding CEO

About SoRewarding, LLC
Established in 2011, the founders of SoRewarding came from a technology startup that created the Consumer Driven Deals (CDD) platform. The team, burned out by all the unwanted “deals” they were receiving, created the CDD platform to empower consumers and merchants while creating a simple way to give back.

Amy Larson
3225 East 2nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

AAA welcomes news that Japanese Pension Funds are turning to Alternatives

A new survey by JPMorgan Chase has found that Japanese pension funds are eager to invest more in alternative investments – and particularly in hedge funds.

Boston, MA, April 26, 2012 – A new survey by JPMorgan Chase has found that Japanese pension funds are eager to invest more in alternative investments – and particularly in hedge funds.

The move towards alternative asset classes is due to the fallout from a loss of pension holders money from investments in traditional assets, claims Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA), an alternative investment advocacy group.

AAA claims that Japan is in a difficult situation with a rapidly ageing population. Pension funds are under pressure after one fund lost $1 billion – prompting them all to considering less risky alternative funds, which can be effective in diversifying portfolios.

AAA, which supports a range of alternative investment options, claims that more and more institutional investors are turning to alternatives in order to steer clear of assets that are impacted by general economic trends. Alternatives, such as real estate, commodities and timber, tend not to correlate closely with equities, and, as a result, are less likely to drop in value when traditional assets lose value.

Japan is facing the first year in which its baby boomer generation is set to retire and its working population is expected to drop in number dramatically. It is trying different approaches to pension fund investment as a result.

AAA’s analysis partner, Anthony Johnson, explained that this new alternative tactic in Japan reflects a general international trend towards alternative asset classes. He said, “following the global economic crisis, investors have changed their attitudes to investing and are looking for tangible assets to invest in that will offer long-term income.”

He added, “There is also a growing emphasis on ethical investments and investing in assets like real estate, precious metals, art and forestry offer an alternative that avoids dealing with stocks and shares and bonds – and banks.”

AAA supports ethical investments such as sustainable forestry projects like those run in Brazil by firms like Greenwood Management.

Anthony Johnson
Alternative Asset Analysis
71 Commercial St
Boston, MA 02109-1320