Day: February 11, 2018

World Castle Publishing Releases the YA Novel Call of the Phoenix

Pensacola, FL, February 11, 2018 –(PR.com)– Today, the world will meet a new hero whose destiny was written long ago. The ancient magic that has been dormant for centuries will awaken and prove to the world that not all heroes wear capes. Some wear skirts, but only on special occasions. Because, really, let’s face it, how practical would a skirt be when you’re saving the world from the darkest magic known to man? Seraphina Miles is not your typical hero. Besides her love of learning and witty sense of humor, there is not a whole lot that makes Sera stand out from the world around her. She is just your normal everyday teenager until Sera finds herself sent halfway across the world to spend her summer with her estranged father at his archaeological dig site in Machu Picchu. Dread. Boredom. Malcontent. Sera really pulls out all the usual teenage angst from day one. But that all changes the moment she uncovers an amulet hidden deep within the ruins of Machu Picchu. Through its magic, Sera finds an egg buried deep beneath the earth. When she hatches the golden egg in the middle of a burning fire, the phoenix inside imprints on her. The phoenix becomes her protector as she quests to find the amulet’s missing stones to activate all of her Guardian powers. If you love heart racing adventures...

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Financial Advocates Welcomes Kelly Wamble to Olympic Investment Group

“It’s a privilege to welcome Kelly Wamble to Olympic Investment Group and our network of independent advisors.” OLYMPIA, WA, February 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — A leading provider of independent advisor support services Financial Advocates, today announced that Kelly Wamble had joined Olympic Investment Group, an independent firm located in Edmonds, WA. “We take great pride in aligning advisors who want to pursue greater independence with firms that will value their expertise,” said Gary Campbell, CEO Financial Advocates. “It’s a privilege to welcome Kelly Wamble to Olympic Investment Group and our network of independent advisors.” Within two months of initiating the move, over 99% of Wamble’s targeted assets had transitioned. To learn more about Kelly Wamble and Olympic Investment Group, visit www.olympicinvestment.com. About Financial Advocates Financial Advocates, LLC (FA) provides servant leadership in the financial advice market and serves as a financial advisor’s primary ally through the transition, growth, and ongoing management of an independent practice. Organized in 1996, FA now serves over $11 billion in total assets; $3.4 billion in assets managed through the Registered Investment Advisor, Financial Advocates Investment Management (FAIM); $1.4 billion in assets managed through the Registered Investment Advisory subsidiary to LPL Financial (LPL); $3.5 billion in brokerage assets served through LPL; and approximately $2.7 billion in 401(k) assets advised. FA’s experienced and diverse staff delivers intensive support to advisors as they transition to an Independent...

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High-Tech Babies Made in Wisconsin Shown to Prevent Teen Pregnancy in Colombia

National Geographic article follows Colombian teens as they “parent” RealCare Baby infant simulators EAU CLAIRE, WI, February 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — With the help of computerized infants made in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, ninth-grade students from Tame, Colombia recently learned what being a teen parent could be like. The students were part of their public school’s “Bebe? Piensalo Bien” or “Baby? Think It Over!” program, part of larger community efforts to prevent teen pregnancy among rural teens. The “Baby? Think it Over!” program combines 30 hours of in-class instruction with a 48-hour period during which students care for RealCare Baby infant simulators, realistic robotic babies made in Wisconsin. As National Geographic recently reported, the program was shown to reduce teen pregnancy by more than 40 percent among a study of 1,400 student participants. “From the day that RealCare Baby was ‘born’ 20 years ago, our mission has been to help young people around the world make healthy choices,” said Realityworks President and CEO Timm Boettcher. “We’re dedicated to creating products and services that improve the lives of others, and we are thrilled that our experiential learning tools are helping to make a positive impact in Colombia.” RealCare Baby is a high-tech infant simulator that cries for care throughout the day and night. During a simulation experience, like that which the Colombian students participated in, Baby requires its caregiver to respond...

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Diversified Plastics Expands Capacity With Larger, Environmentally Controlled, Molding Room

To meet growing demand, Diversified Plastics, Inc. has enlarged its molding and packaging, environmentally controlled, room by 2,775 square feet (257.81 square meters). MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — To meet growing demand, Diversified Plastics, Inc. has enlarged its molding and packaging, environmentally controlled, room by 2,775 square feet (257.81 square meters). The company has also installed a new 250-ton molding machine that accommodates existing molds and increases capacity and flexibility in scheduling. In addition to this controlled environment, Diversified Plastics has two clean rooms and an environmentally controlled assembly room. “Many of our customers are in the medical device, aerospace and electronics industries,” says Annette Lund, Vice President of Diversified Plastics, Inc. “This larger, environmentally controlled molding and packaging area, along with the additional molding machine, increases productivity to meet growing demand from current and new customers.” Less stringent than a clean room, controlled environments are pressurized, isolated manufacturing spaces with positive airflow as well as temperature and humidity controls. The plastic resin is located outside the room and is piped into the press, keeping dust under control. Employees wear gowns, sterilized shoes and, when required, gloves. Special mats on the floor reduce dirt coming into the room. For more information about Diversified Plastics, Inc., its capabilities and facility, visit www.divplast.com , call +1 763.424.2525, or email sales@divplast.com. About Diversified Plastics, Inc. Employee-owned Diversified Plastics is a...

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Author’s New Book Receives a Warm Literary Welcome

Lindy Kennedy’s poetry anthology, “A Frostbitten Memory of a Stillborn Spring” receives 5-star Readers’ Favorite review NEW YORK, NY, February 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Readers’ Favorite announces the 5-star review of the Poetry book “A Frostbitten Memory of a Stillborn Spring” by Lindy Kennedy, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1387535595. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies. “Reviewed By Marie-Helene Fasquel for Readers’ Favorite A Frostbitten Memory of a Stillborn Spring by Lindy Kennedy is a collection of poems divided into three chapters: People and Love, Things and Time, and Places and Ambition. The introduction allows the reader to understand the poet’s message: “In this book, there are poems, some big and some small. […] Some are small, intimate, and shy. Those poems inside are all about what comprises a life […].” The author wills us to feel more connected with others and with ourselves, and I believe she has fully succeeded in this difficult and fascinating task. A Frostbitten Memory of a Stillborn Spring...

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