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eGuardian Joins Forces with FoundationCare to Help Orange County Schools

Orange County, Calif. (PRWEB) January 4, 2008

eGuardian, designers of the child-safe Internet, today announced a partnership with FoundationCare, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping schools fund new technology, that will expand the reach of eGuardian and provide schools with a new income source.

Under this arrangement, eGuardian will donate $ 10 from each $ 20 enrollment fee for its innovative, patent-pending child protection service to local schools, and donate $ 2 to FoundationCare.

“This is a great opportunity for Orange County schools. Every time a parent signs up to protect his or her child online, the child’s local school will earn valuable funds,” said Elizabeth Zayas, executive director of FoundationCare.

Parents enroll in the eGuardian service to make social networking web sites and Internet search engines safe for their children. “We are in the business of protecting children and this relationship allows us to expand our reach while also benefiting children through schools and FoundationCare,” said Robert Patrick, eGuardian’s chief operations officer.

The partnership between eGuardian and FoundationCare will be heralded in a promotional campaign on the family-friendly cable networks Oxygen, Nickelodeon, the Food Network and ABC Family. “We look forward to increasing awareness of this exciting new partnership among California’s parents, teachers and school administrators. With help from eGuardian and FoundationCare, Orange County schools can lead the way in Internet protection, and benefit financially as well,” Zayas said.

The eGuardian application, which runs on any Windows- or Mac-based computer, verifies the age of a child and blocks contact with predators by allowing children to interact online only with other eGuardian-verified children. The service also blocks pornography sites, and allows popular search engines to automatically filter search results for the age of the child visitor.

eGuardian is available for a one-time fee of $ 20. Special programs are available to waive the fee for low-income households. Schools that choose to participate directly in eGuardian registration can earn more money per enrollment, and receive free unlimited use of the service for protecting children on school computers.

Parents or organizations interested in learning more about the new program can call 877-EGUARD-1, or visit eGuardian at http://www.eguardian.com or FoundationCare at http://www.foundationcare.org.

About eGuardian

The eGuardian mission is to protect children online from inappropriate content and solicitation, resulting in safe learning and exploring on the Internet. Through partnerships with prominent web sites eGuardian creates an environment that allows children to learn and communicate without the fear of being solicited by predatory adults or being exposed to adult content. For more information, call 877-EGUARD-1, or visit eGuardian at http://www.eguardian.com

About FoundationCare

FoundationCare is an Orange County-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping schools fund new technology. FoundationCare works closely with schools to support fundraising efforts and offer recommendations for maximizing technology investments. For more information, or to enroll a school in this fundraising opportunity, email info @ foundationcare.com, or call 877-FDCARE-1 (877-332-2731).

Editorial Contact:

Bridget DiRico

360 Business Consulting for Leads360


bdirico @ 360-biz.com

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Dream Flights Luxury Travel, Inc. and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2009

Dream Flights Luxury Travel, Inc. is honored to become a national corporate partner of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Through the use of the Dream Flights Plus Card, members will help St. Jude continue its mission of finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.

The card, which allows members to purchase flight hours versus owning the aircraft, is a premier service entitling members to special privileges and services designed to make the private jet experience the best it can be. A portion of sales from each Dream Flights Plus Card will be donated to St. Jude. Dream Flights firmly believes that when you receive blessings, you can help create blessings for others.

Anthony Thurston, Chairman of Dream Flights Luxury Travel, Inc. states, this partnership is a testament of “Social Responsibility.” Our Dream Flights Plus Card holders know that while using their services they are making possible the continuation of research and treatment for the benefit of the children and families of St. Jude.

“On behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, I want to thank Dream Flights Luxury Travel, Inc. for supporting our lifesaving mission,” said David L. McKee, chief operating officer and interim CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude. “The money raised through this program will help fund the cutting-edge research and care that helps children battling deadly diseases in communities everywhere.”

Additional information about Dream Flights Plus Card services and Dream Flights’ partnership with St. Jude can be found at http://www.flydflt.com, or call 866-969-3358 Ext. 113.

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Engage Mutual and Yorkshire Bank Join Forces To Conquer Three Peaks, Three Countries in 24 Hours

(PRWEB) June 24, 2010

Representatives from two well known Yorkshire financial organisations have joined forces to raise money for their nominated charities and complete the rigorous national Three Peaks Challenge.

Staff teams from Yorkshire Bank and Engage Mutual will aim to climb Snowdon in Wales, Scafell Pike in Cumbria and Ben Nevis in Scotland, within a gruelling 24 hours from 8am on 23 June to 8am on 24 June.

Yorkshire Banks climbers will raise funds for its charity partner Help the Hospices, a national charity which supports over 200 hospices across the UK; and Engage Mutual has pledged its fundraising efforts to the Steve Prescott Foundation, which raises money for the Christie Cancer Hospital and Try Assist, the Rugby League Benevolent Fund.

Both teams have been training with a number of endurance walks, tackling some of the highest peaks in the Yorkshire Dales, in preparation for the challenge.

Yorkshire Banks Steve Fletcher, Head of Retail Banking England, stated:

Were raising money for three worthy charities, and that alone will give us the motivation needed to cover the 6,800m up and down the three peaks in 24 hours, as well as the best part of 500 miles by road.

The challenge is sure to test us all to the maximum but with some great teamwork Im sure that the Engage & Yorkshire Bank team will be able to complete the task.

Engage Mutuals Business Development Director, Steve Treasure, added:

The decision to take on the Three Peaks Challenge in partnership with Yorkshire Bank extends our successful working partnership, which has been running for more than three years now.

As a joint team, we are putting 100 per cent into the challenge and are hopeful that our efforts will raise much needed funds for our respective worthy charities.

Eighteen months ago, Yorkshire Bank launched the successful Vision tax exempt savings plan in partnership with Engage Mutual. This built on an existing distribution partnership for the Engage Guaranteed over 50 Life Insurance.

For further information please contact:

Kathryn McLaughlin

Soloff & Zervanos Attorney Joins Forces With Harrisburg Lawyer on Behalf of Victims of Alleged Sexual Assault by Jerry Sandusky, Former Penn State Football Coach

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) November 22, 2011

Soloff & Zervanos attorney, Jeffrey Fritz, is working in conjunction with Harrisburg, PA attorney Ben Andreozzi on behalf of victims of alleged sexual assault by Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football defensive coach.

Following the allegations of child sexual abuse by Mr. Sandusky, Mr. Fritz offered his support to the alleged victims at Penn State earlier this week. Jeffrey Fritz, who is also president of the National Crime Victim Bar Association and who represents victims of child sexual abuse, joined with Tammy Lerner of the Foundation to Abolish Child Sexual Abuse, other victims’ organizations, and community members in holding a candlelight vigil in support of the alleged victims.

Mr. Fritz addressed the community and the media as a representative of the National Center for Victims of Crime, which partners with more than 15,000 organizations and for more than 25 years has worked to provide crime victims with the rights, protections, and services they need to rebuild their lives. Mr. Fritz called upon lawmakers and institutions to “take further steps to prevent sexual abuse and hold accountable perpetrators and the institutions that harbor them. One such step is the passage of stalled legislation pending in Pennsylvania to eliminate statutes of limitation for victims of child sexual abuse, which create a two-year window to permit survivors of sexual abuse to file civil law suits, regardless of when their abuse occurred.

About Soloff & Zervanos, P.C.

Founded in 1979, the Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Soloff & Zervanos, P.C.have more than 100 years of combined experience. For more information about the firm, please go to http://www.thephillyinjurylawyers.com or call (215) 732-2260.


Innovative Group Management Service AllPlayers.com Joins Forces with Scheduling Powerhouse QuickScores to Enhance Suite of Scheduling and Social Network Services

Irving, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2012

Irving-based AllPlayers.com, the first application built to make life easier for mom and dad to register and manage all of their childrens activities using one secure and simple account, today announced a newly-formed partnership with QuickScores.com, the leading provider of online sports league scheduling. This partnership will integrate QuickScores scheduling system within the AllPlayers.com suite of services, enabling groups of all sizes to easily create schedules for leagues, tournaments, fields, resources and more.

With this partnership, current AllPlayers.com customers will continue to enjoy free access to all the group management and social elements, such as mobile, text, email, multimedia and file sharing in addition to advanced scheduling options provided by QuickScores. Likewise, current QuickScores customers will now have the option to utilize the free AllPlayers.com group management features in companion to the scheduling features theyve become accustomed to.

We are all about making everything easy on the parent or participant and the group administrator, said AllPlayers.com President and CEO Jason McKay. Many of our customers have utilized QuickScores for the robust scheduling solution it has provided for years. At AllPlayers.com we have no desire to build functionality that other companies have already perfected, like QuickScores. We are an open-source company who is looking to join forces, share resources and strengths, and add mutual value to build the best-of-the-best for all parents, participants and organizers. This bundling partnership is win/win for our users. They get the best of what the two companies have to offer.

Tim Quilici, President of QuickScores says, “This partnership between AllPlayers.com and QuickScores creates a unique product set that will greatly enhance an organizations communications capabilities while raising their sports management services to a whole new level. We look forward to growing both products even further and expanding our reach to a broader customer base.”

About AllPlayers.com

Founded in 2009, AllPlayers.com was started by parents, coaches and community leaders, who sought to fix a technology void by establishing a free and open-source platform that enabled any group to efficiently organize, advertise, manage registration, communicate and schedule activities online. AllPlayers.com released this free software-as-a-service group management system in 2010, and today has organizations and users in across the globe. AllPlayers.com is a COPPA Compliant (Child Online Privacy and Protection Act) company.

About QuickScores.com

QuickScores is web-based software designed to create and share sports league schedules and tournament brackets. QuickScores software creates events with any number of teams and games in any schedule or bracket format. Schedules are automatically validated to prevent double-booking fields or teams. Founded in Richardson, TX in 2002, QuickScores has the well-earned reputation as the most powerful scheduling software on the market and the easiest and fastest user interface.

Beulah’s Place and Childhelp Join Forces to Fight Child Abuse and Trafficking

Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 06, 2012

Five children die each day from abuse in our country. As America prepares to send its children back to school, two dedicated organizations want communities to know there are ways to protect kids from predators, harassment and bullying.

In a partnership arrangement unique in the world of nonprofits, Beulahs Place and Childhelp are joining forces to raise funds to fight child abuse and trafficking.

Beulahs Place, founded by Ed and Andi Buerger in Redmond, Oregon, is a place of refuge for teens victimized by sexual predators and other abusers.

The Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe curriculum for grades 1st – 6th equips kids with skills to arm themselves from abuse in its various forms as well as via technology like sexting, internet predators and cyber bullying.

Both organizations stress that, today, sex trafficking is the second largest criminal endeavor next to illegal drugs in America. In the U.S. alone, this industry earns upwards of $ 13 billion a year for traffickers.

Beulahs Place is designed to be the prototype of a nationwide safety net for children who are easy prey for traffickers, sexual predators and pedophiles. Here, these at-risk youth will find food, shelter, unconditional love and hope. Beulahs Place gives kids options that will help them live normal lives, spared from violence, disease and even death at the hands of dispassionate criminals. Visit http://www.beulahsplace.org.

Since 1959, Childhelp has brought the light of hope and healing into the lives of countless children. CEO and Co-Founder Sara O’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson established Childhelp as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children. Childhelp’s programs and services include residential treatment services, children’s advocacy centers, therapeutic foster care, group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the Childhelp National Day of Hope

KIDO’Z and Toon Goggles have Joined Forces to Provide Children with a Safe Environment for Viewing Kid-Friendly Videos

TEL AVIV (PRWEB) November 14, 2012

Online kids channel Toon Goggles, the innovative free portal that provides valuable viewing data to content producers, has teamed up with KIDO’Z , the experts in turning computers & mobile devices into safe environments for children to play with and learn through.

They are proud to announce that this collaboration will allow kids to watch an unlimited library of child and parent friendly animations, features, clips and programs, whilst they stay in the protected environment that the KIDO’Z platform provides.

“KIDO’Z content strategy was always to bring our users the best kids’ content out there”, said Gai Havkin, CEO of KIDO’Z. “Joining forces with Toon Goggles, and enabling its great multilingual cartoon library on the KIDO’Z platform is a great addition of fun & safe content for our global community”.

“We at Toon Goggles believe that children should have access to safe programming and through a safe portal,” said Stephen L. Hodge, Managing Director, Toon Goggles. “KIDO’Z has been a pioneer in this field for some time now and it was natural that we would join together to ensure that children are provided with entertaining and enriching content within a safe and protected environment. We look forward to seeing what this alliance will grow into.”

Now available to download for free in the KIDO’Z App Store, the Toon Goggles app includes 100’s of videos that have been divided into six categories; girl, boy, comedy, action, pre-school, and educational. This partnership means that KIDO’Z now has even more entertainment options available to put at the fingertips of children!

Like all content featured at KIDO’Z, the videos within the Toon Goggles app are pre-approved and reviewed extensively before being released, so all content is 100% kid-friendly. New content is constantly added to their extensive collection, and kids have the chance to save their favorite clips and cartoons in their “Toon Box” for easy access.

With both companies striving to make children’s online time fun and safe, it was inevitable that a partnership between these two industry leaders would happen.

Media Contacts:

KIDO’Z: Lucy Inbar: lucy(at)kidoz(dot)net t: +972 52 8000 585

Toon Goggles: Sabrina Propper; spropper.rpipr@gmail.com; 818.515.5798


About KIDO’Z:

In a world where kids are increasingly interacting with digital devices, KIDOZ mission is to provide a better, safer and friendlier digital experience for kids on Phones, Tablets, Computers and TVs.

KIDOZ, which has been listed as one of the top 50 tech products by BusinessWeek, launched its first product on 2009 as a kids OS for PC. Creating a fun and safe environment, with a collection of special tools, KIDO’Z enables children to carry out everything that adults do on computers, but simply, intuitively, and without needing to know how to read or write.

KIDO’Z is installed on millions of devices with dedicated users from all around the world. With a recorded 50 million blocks in the past three years, protecting kids from inappropriate content, KIDO’Z keeps to its promise of keeping all viewable content safe and fun.

KIDO’Z is currently PC, Mac and now Android compatible and is available for download from http://www.kidoz.net.

KIDO’Z is developed by KIDO’Z Ltd, a Tel-Aviv based company created and managed by parents and top industry professionals.

About Toon Goggles:

ToonGoggles.com is the premiere 24/7 online destination for childrens entertainment.

Mobilaris Joins Forces With Cambridge Positioning Systems To Accelerate Positioning Services Throughout Europe

(PRWEB) September 21, 2002

Sweden and UK–Mobilaris, the Swedish developers of information service middleware and location-based services for 2, 2.5 and 3G networks, have entered into a co-operative marketing agreement with Cambridge Positioning Systems Limited (CPS) to accelerate the rollout of high-accuracy location-based services throughout Europe.

“With both fixed and mobile network operators in Europe mandated to make caller location information available to emergency authorities from next year, demand for high performance emergency applications and positioning technology is expected to surge,” says Mobilaris’ CEO Björn Westerholm.

“By combining our middleware expertise with CPS’ competence in positioning, we will be able to market the benefits of high precision positioning to network operators. Together, we can show them a different breadth of mass market, feature rich location applications that can be achieved by E-OTD positioning technology.”

E-OTD technology has already been accepted as the standard location solution by GSM operators in the US, where it is pivotal in the rollout of location-enabled cellular phones to meet the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) E-911 mandate.

In Europe, operators will be legally required to make caller information available to authorities handling emergencies for all calls to the single European emergency call number 112, or E-112, with effect from mid-2003.

“As well as raising the public’s awareness of the benefits of location, the new European E-112 legislation will ensure that operators have the necessary building blocks in place to deliver location enhanced services,” said CPS CEO Chris Wade.

“It will also focus attention on ways in which operators can commercialise the equipment they need to install to meet the EU directive.”

As part of the co-operative marketing agreement – believed to be the first of its type in Europe – Mobilaris’ Pacific Ocean* middleware platform will be integrated with CPS’ reference network.

“This will allow us to demonstrate physically how the business case of location-based services can be improved with underlying enhancements to the positioning technology,” added Chris Wade.

“Together we can make high quality location based services a reality in Europe.”

CPS is a world leading supplier of E-OTD technology through its customers – global network equipment vendors including Ericsson, Nortel Networks and Siemens and handset vendors including Samsung and Quanta.


About Mobilaris

Based in Stockholm and Luleå, Sweden, Mobilaris’ mission is to focus on fast time-to-market and return-on-investment for operators. Mobilaris combines the expertise of the very real mobile operator business environment with world-class mobile Internet technology and R&D. The founders of Mobilaris include proven business developers for location-based services, mobile software developers and strategic management expertise from the mobile communication industry. Mobilaris have together with Ericsson deployed commercially running installations across Europe.

*Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean is a service-enabling mediation middleware functioning as a layer between end-user services and subservient operator systems. The solution enables fast development of mobile services due to open interfaces allowing application providers to access functionality such as positioning, billing, statistics and similar systems. The design of the instrumentation enables the operator to scale and change legacy systems

About Cambridge Positioning Systems

Cambridge Positioning Systems Limited (CPS) develops and licenses its Cursorä E-OTD (Enhanced Observed Time Difference) system to handset manufacturers and network equipment vendors. The company is working with, or has licensed its technology to Ericsson, Nortel Networks, Siemens and Lucent Technologies.

Cursorä delivers high accuracy mobile location technology for GSM networks, with even greater accuracy predicted on 3G networks. CPS has conducted successful trials of the Cursorä system in the UK, North America, Asia Pacific and Europe.

From October 2001 in the US, the Federal Communications Commission has mandated that all calls from mobile phones to emergency services be accompanied by highly accurate information about the location of a caller. This ruling known as E-911 will provide significant opportunities for CPS’ highly accurate location technology as E-OTD emerges as the preferred choice to fulfil the FCC’s regulation.

For further information, contact

Colin Ashcroft

Cambridge Positioning Systems

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 326984

Mobile: +44 (0) 7769 740 296

E: mailto:colin.ashcroft@cursor-system.com




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OutSell Consulting Joins Forces with Peloton Global Distribution Services’ Elite Membership Group

San Diego, CA (Vocus) August 14, 2009

OutSell Consulting announced today that the firm joined Peloton Global Distribution Services. The membership will allow OutSell Consulting to become a part of an elite group of financial and insurance businesses that have world-class industry experience with strategic insight, knowledge, and direct access to extensive marketing capabilities and resources to create higher performance.

Peloton Global Distribution Services creates market opportunities and business advantages for its members by leveraging best practices towards creating growth for their businesses through effective collaboration and strategic partnerships by offering the combined strength of a highly developed group of top performers working together to reach the optimal level of industry competitive success for both the individual member entities, and for the group as a whole. Membership includes some of the largest general agencies, specialty companies, and industry suppliers on a global level.

OutSell Consulting, established in 1996 and located in San Diego and Long Beach, CA and New York focuses on delivering the most results-driven management, sales and customer service training and consulting projects available anywhere, at any price.

“Relevant, impactful training combined with diligent coaching and follow up instill the desired behaviors that lead to improved results and being a part of such an elite membership will provide , said G.A. Bartick, President of OutSell Consulting and co-author of Silver Bullet Selling.”

OutSell Consulting works with high-performing sales and customer service companies that includes CPS Insurance Services, Morgan Stanley, Hotels.com, Time Warner, Bank of America, and Merrill Lynch and many more in multiple industries. OutSell Consulting has delivered over 18,000 training events around the world and trained thousands of executives, sales people and sales managers to help them improve performance, enhance the customer experience and increase company results.

OutSell Consulting uses a training process that has been documented in the book, Silver Bullet Selling which was co-authored by G.A. Bartick, President of OutSell Consulting. “The Bullet Selling process helps us succeed on purpose. This stuff really works. That’s why we’ve trained 10 of the Fortune 50 companies to use it every day. The process helps build the foundation for a solid relationship in a systematic and predictable way, said, G.A. Bartick.”

G.A. Bartick of Outsell Consulting explains, we believe world-class performance is typically an end result of core habits and fundamentals that are committed to, implemented, and followed-up on. Peloton Global Distribution Services is this type of organization and we are very pleased to be a part of its success.”

“Subsequent gains in efficiency, offerings, opportunities, alliances, and potential new revenues elevate Peloton Global Distribution Services’ member’s performance. Peloton Global Distribution Services’ members will benefit from OutSell Consulting’s services and experience. We call this the synergy of success, said Andy Holden, President of CPS Insurance Services.”

To Learn More About:

Outsell Consulting / http://www.OutSellConsulting.com

Silver Bullet Sales / http://www.silverbulletselling.com

About Peloton Global Insurance Services

Peloton Global Distribution Services Elite Members includes: 3 Mark Financial, CPS Insurance Services, Brilliant Blue, Continuum Worldwide, Outsell Consulting, First Summit Financial, RJL Insurance Services, Advanced Image Direct, and Monday and Associates Public Relations.

To learn more about Peloton Global Distribution Services please visit http://www.pelotonglobal.com

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