Stokes International Offers Over 50 Products with Variations of the Maltese Cross

July 25, 2016

 offers over 50 products with variations of the Maltese Cross. Many have seen the symbol of the Maltese Cross, but few know its origins or meaning. The cross is made up of four arms that represent faith, justice, fortitude and temperance. The eight points of the cross represent observation, tact, resourcefulness, dexterity, sympathy, perseverance, discrimination and explicitness. All these qualities are vital for police, fire and emergency service workers. Why is it called a Maltese Cross? The answer is steeped in history. Centuries ago, the Knights of St. John were at war with the Saracens over the right to possess the holy land. The Saracens had a secret weapon – fire. The knights, unfortunately, were unprepared for this new style of warfare. As they approached the city walls, they were doused with naphtha (a very flammable agent thrown on them from the Saracens on the city walls) and then set on fire thanks to the Saracen warrior’s flaming torches....

New political thriller from award-winning author is FREE from Amazon, July 25-29

July 25, 2016

Just in time for the 2016 political season, a new release from award-winning author Stephen Hawley Martin,  takes readers into the heart of a heated contest between Liberal and Conservative candidates for President in the run up to Election Day at a time when a global terror organization threatens to plunge the world into a new Dark Age. Martin said, “It’s ironic, perhaps even prophetic, that Dr. Ben Carson said last week in his speech that Hillary Clinton was a fan of Saul Alinsky, whom he suggested was an admirer of Lucifer, the Prince of Lies. It’s almost as though he had tapped into a plotline of my new book.” Martin went on to say what’s going on behind the scenes of the two campaigns in his novel ought to keep readers riveted. The strange behavior of the candidate named Hillary has one of her close confidants worried and perplexed. Hillary says she a way to do placate the terror group and bring about peace, and that the...

Sherwin A. Brook, CPA & Member of the firm at BrookWeiner LLC, selected as "Top CPA of the Year" for 2016-2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

July 26, 2016

Sherwin A. Brook CPA, CGMA, Member of the firm at BrookWeiner LLC, was selected as "Top CPA of the Year" for 2016-2017 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 49 years of professional experience serving his clients business and financial needs, Sherwin has certainly proved himself as an accomplished professional and expert in the financial industry.   First beginning his career as audit manager...

Los Angeles Start-Up Kobe Digital Takes an Early Lead

July 26, 2016

, a Los Angeles-based digital advertising startup that specializes in growth-focused internet marketing, is off to a quick start. The company, which launched earlier last month, is currently ranked as the #7 company for local SEO, the #7 company for digital marketing, and the #16 company for pay-per-click advertising, according to TopSEOs.com. is an independent organization that evaluates vendors in the internet marketing space based on a proprietary ranking methodology, customer demand, and industry trends. Arya Bina, Kobe Digital's founder and CEO, attributes the Los Angeles internet marketing company's early success to its unique approach. "Most of our competitors have only been on one side of the table," Bina says. "They're really good at evaluating their own success, whether that's by looking at social media followers gained or page views increased. But how much do those page views cost the customer? Do those pages have conversion...

ROBIN HERCIA TAPPED AS ART DIRECTOR FOR DEV MASON

July 25, 2016

Robin Hercia has been tapped as Art Director for Dev Mason, the first nationally-accredited U.S.-based immersive full stack web developer training program, it was announced today by Todd Gremmel, Dev Mason CEO.  She will lead the team overseeing all design, artistic aesthetic and identity of the organization as the company expands to include campuses in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland and Seattle.  She will work directly with the marketing team to develop all advertising collateral, print materials and corporate identity/branding. “Robin brings to Dev Mason a wealth of talent, her unique design expertise and creative sensibility that is a perfect match for us,” said Todd Gremmel, CEO of Dev Mason.  “We are especially pleased to have her as part of our leadership team as we prepare to launch new campuses throughout the U.S.” Ms. Hercia is the founder of AWMYL Design Studio in Los Angeles, specializing in graphic,...

Wedding Season Gets into Full Swing with Party Bands USA Entertainment

July 26, 2016

Brides, grooms and guests are getting into full swing this wedding season with the help of Party Bands USA Entertainment, a global management company that provides soloists, dancers, musicians, live bands, key note speakers, choreographers, hostesses, show production, emcees, and variety acts for events across the globe. From classic cover bands to themed shows tailored to the bride and groom’s vision, the company offers diverse, distinctive entertainment options designed to make each wedding magical and memorable.  Founded by legendary singer and dancer Tayo Reed, Party Bands USA offers its clients 45 years of collective experience in the entertainment industry. Popular EXCLUSIVE acts include the Tayo City Rockers Band, Tayo Reed Explosion "Big Swing Band," Tayo Reed Band and Simply Tayo Band.  The Tayo Reed Explosion was recently booked by Harry Pierce, CEO of Big Time...

Enjoy The Naples Lifestyle And Find Your New Home From The Available Lely Resort Real Estate Choices

July 25, 2016

Naples is a wonderful place to live, possessing an upscale and relaxed lifestyle. There are miles of white, sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. The landmark Naples Pier, first erected in 1888 for example, is very popular for fishing and dolphin-watching.® A Few Facts About Naples An almost constant sea breeze tends to make the average temperature very pleasant. Average highs range from 76 degrees in January to 93 degrees in July and August. The crime rate is low. Naples has a high livability rating of 85, ranking it #11 in Florida and #157 in the U.S. The cost of living is only slightly higher than Florida as a whole with the exception of housing. Naples residents tend to be older, better educated, and have higher incomes. Things to Do in Naples Naples has about 20,000 permanent residents, making it small enough to promote a small-town feel and relaxed lifestyle. However, Naples rates an A+ for things to do. Many...

BackerNation CEO to Speak at Becker’s Healthcare Review CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference

July 25, 2016

Pittsburgh-based entrepreneur and CEO Jay Resio will be will be one of five speakers to discuss “New Ideas and Applications in Health IT Companies” at Becker’s Second Annual Healthcare Review Conference. Drawing on 20 years of leading strategic initiatives where results-driven marketing converged with revolutionary technology and digital user experiences, Resio’s background and insight will be a valuable contribution to the panel discussion.  He was an early founding member of a company that merged artificial intelligence and streaming video to create simulated conversations and online patient engagement experiences to increase positive patient outcomes across a variety of verticals in healthcare. Most recently, Resio was inspired from personal adversity to launch BackerNation, a recommendation, discovery and coaching app for back pain, spine disorders and degenerative disc disease sufferers. After severely herniating a disc...

"The Life Changer" Frezzor Omega-3 Black

July 26, 2016

New Zealand Greenlip Mussels contain a powerful unique full-lipid spectrum of essential-fatty-acids (EFA's) and naturally occurring carotenoids which include beta-carotenoids, astaxanthin, and other anti-oxidants and anti-aging compounds. These lipids and compounds work together to reduce inflammation which are the root cause of many diseases and neutralize free-radicals to slow down the aging process, and providing the vital nutrition to maximize our bodies powerful auto-immune response system to operate at its optimal performance. These powerful “life-enhancing" lipids and compounds, not found anywhere else in nature, are a complete synergistic complex of essential-fatty-acids comprising of omega 3s, 6s, 7s & 9s in a unique ratio. New Zealand greenlip mussel oil has been scientifically proven to be the most effective natural anti-inflammatory on the planet providing protection against cardiovascular disease, arthritic symptoms, depression, Alzheimer disease and cognitive...

Jaye Valentine Heats up Summer 2016 with BET Experience Appearance and Best Female Artist Nomination by Go DJ Awards

July 26, 2016

The industry is buzzing following Jaye Valentine’s summer release of “SPECTRUM.”  Since releasing her new EP, the artist has earned national attention and praise from DJs across the globe, gained numerous social media followers and impressions and made headlines for her unique sound and unapologetic and confident approach to blazing her own path in the music industry. Most recently, Jaye Valentine was a special invited guest for several BET Experience events in Los Angeles and was interviewed by the official BET media team during the televised BET Awards. She was also nominated for Best Female Artist by the Go DJ Awards where she commanded 50 feet of red carpet, and delivered an incredible futuristic-themed performance, sharing the stage with Paul Wall, Jhonni Blaze and other major artists. “It’s been an amazing ride, and I’m loving every minute if it,” said Jaye Valentine. “The response to my music has been so...

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