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2013-11-08 23:01:32

Climb Real Estate Group continued its tradition of giving back to the community by volunteering at the San Francisco Food Bank. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 San Francisco-based Climb Real Estate Group continued its holiday tradition by giving back to the community in which they live, work, and sell. This innovative residential real estate brokerage makes giving a priority by helping low-income families, children and the elderly through volunteer efforts at the San Francisco...

2013-11-07 23:01:52

Compassion & Choices Provides Tips to Families to Discuss Issue Everyone Will Face Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The upcoming holiday season is the perfect time to “talk turkey over turkey” with your family about an important issue we all will face: our wishes for end-of-life care. It is the key message in the featured holiday story of the Fall 2013 issue of Compassion & Choices Magazine. Fewer than half of Americans over age 40 have completed an advance directive...

2013-11-06 23:04:05

Americans are expected to waste $19.7 billion in gift giving this holiday season despite spending more than 2.75 billion hours trying to figure out their gift ideas according to Giftovus. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Americans are about to begin their annual shopping-spree, and while there will be discounts and sales, they will still be wasting $19.7 billion in "bad" gifts this holiday season according to new data from Giftovus. Despite Americans spending 2.75...

2013-11-06 08:36:27

With strong endorsement and personal investments by some of the most influential leaders in technology and e-commerce, Loop Commerce announces more than $7 million in Series A funding SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest gifting hurdles is that online shopping is just not optimized for purchasing for others. While shoppers buying for themselves know their size, preferred color or shipping address, these simple questions create significant roadblocks when...

2013-11-05 23:35:08

Unique mobile app aggregates gift wishes, ideas into a shareable social media platform with instant purchasing capabilities, wish list sharing, and other one-of-a-kind applications. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Building on its first year of nationally recognized success in revolutionizing the way people shop for gifts, MonkeyWish has launched an enhanced mobile app that blends traditional gift registry with social networking, creating a 21st-century social gifting network...

2013-11-03 23:03:44

The Gift Card Network is launching a point-based membership bonus structure and is partnering to redeem those points with Powerhouse Brands, a gift card focused consulting and media firm. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The Gift Card Network, a community of gift card industry professionals, has announced that it will be rolling out a points based benefit program for its members. Membership points will be given at tiered membership levels and will be redeemable for editorial and...

2013-11-03 23:03:05

GiftLogic POS makes it easy for retailers to make their own gift cards this holiday season. Built-in gift card tracking tools have been redesigned. Englewood, FL (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 GiftLogic is helping retailers gear up for the holidays with its newly designed gift card features. GiftLogic POS (point of sale) software users now have the ability to create and track their own gift cards, bypassing the load and transaction fees associated with Visa and other bank-issued gift cards....

2013-10-31 23:24:38

Survey of Barnes-Jewish Hospital Employees Who Took Compassion Fatigue Course Found High Risk for Burnout was Cut in Half and High Risk for Secondary Trauma Dropped by a Third St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 An innovative program implemented three years ago at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is helping prevent bedside nurses from leaving direct patient care due to a condition known as “compassion fatigue.” Among the employees surveyed after attending a course designed at combating...

2013-10-31 23:20:51

Just in time for the holiday season, the Giftster lifetime gift registry service is updated with performance enhancements and ready for families to use. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Announcing Giftster version 2.04 for iPhone is available in the Apple app store, Giftster for Android in Google Play, and the latest updates to giftster.com and m.giftster.com are live now. For many, the spookiest part of Halloween is that the holiday gift giving season is upon us. And for good...

2013-11-01 00:20:47

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) hosts, "In Harm's Way: Trauma-Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress," a national conference focused on topics gaining widespread professional and public attention: trauma-informed practice with children and families affected by violence, poverty and other trauma; and stress prevention and self-care for the professionals who help them. Supporters include the Los Angeles County Department of...