Friday, October 4, 2013

Ecotech Institute to Host a Webinar: “Taming the Energy Monster” on Thursday, October 10

30-Minute Lunchtime Webinar Will Focus on Practical Ways to Use Energy More Efficiently

Denver, CO, October 04, 2013 – On Thursday, October 10, Ecotech Institute will hold a lunchtime webinar, “Tame the Energy Monster: A Focus on Energy Efficiency” that explores what it means to be energy efficient. To truly “tame the energy monster”, energy use has to become a state of mind, a lifestyle switch that starts from the moment we wake up. This webinar, which is the second in Ecotech Institute’s “Living the Ecotech Lifestyle” series, will tackle this topic. The fast-paced, 30-minute session will help attendees think about the mind shifts for how to live a more eco-friendly life. It will also look at what businesses are doing to improve energy efficiency. Kyle Crider, Manager of Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute, will host the event.

“Energy Efficiency is something everyone from a single home-owner to leaders of international businesses should care about. There are tremendous cost savings and sustainable benefits associated with everyday energy decisions,” said Crider. “This webinar will take a look at the practical steps we can all take to tame excessive energy use that causes rising energy bills and inefficient use of resources.”

Webinar Topic:
“Taming the Energy Monster: A Focus on Energy Efficiency”

Thursday, October 10

1:00 p.m. Eastern/12:00 p.m. Central
11:00 a.m. Mountain/10:00 a.m. Pacific

Kyle Crider, Manager of Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute, holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a double-emphasis in urban planning and policy analysis. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional, Neighborhood Development (LEED AP ND) and an instructor of “Introduction to Sustainability” on

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Ecotech Institute, based in Aurora, Colorado, offers an Energy Efficiency associate’s degree program, which provides graduates Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification. Starting in 2014, Ecotech Institute Energy Efficiency students will also be able to use a new on-site energy efficiency lab that will help prepare them for BPI certification. In addition to Energy Efficiency, Ecotech Institute currently offers the following seven associate degree programs:

* Solar Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Science
*Wind Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Science
* Renewable Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Science
* Facility Management Technology, Associate of Applied Science
* Electrical Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Science
* Power Utility Technician, Associate of Applied Science
* Business Administration – Sustainability, Associate of Applied Science

About Ecotech Institute:
Ecotech Institute is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges. Launched in April 2010 in Denver, Colorado, it offers eight highly practical renewable energy degree programs that provide graduates with skills valued by today’s alternative renewable energy employers. Classes start once per quarter and applications are always accepted. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Ecotech Institute is a division of Education Corporation of America. For more information about Ecotech Institute, visit or call 877-326-5576.

Jenny Foust
Communications Strategy Group
3225 East 2nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

“Dia de Los Muertos” Halloween Comedy & Concert Hosted By Comedian Ron White at Nova 535 in St Petersburg FL October 31

Special Guest Performance by 6-time Billboard Charting Singer-Songwriter Margo Rey Event proceeds benefit Brides Against Breast Cancer

Sarasota, FL, October 05, 2013 - Sarasota-based charity organization -- Brides Against Breast Cancer -- presents “Dia de Los Muertos” a Halloween night of comedy for a cause on Thursday, October 31, at NOVA 535 event space located at 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. North in St. Petersburg, Florida, a very special event with only 200 seats in a historic 90 year old building.

Mexican born actor and comedian, Alex Reymundo, featured in the Comedy Central special “The Original Latin Kings of Comedy,” will open the show. Headlining the Halloween performance evening is “Blue Collar Comedy” legend -- Comedian Ron White. Joining Ron in support of Brides Against Breast Cancer is the charity’s very own National Ambassador, Singer-Songwriter and 6x Billboard Charting performer Margo Rey. Margo and her band will perform a selection of her charting hits to close the evening on a high note. She will be getting married on October 13th with the bridal show taking place on Sunday, November 3rd at NOVA 535.

Proceeds from the show will benefit Brides Against Breast Cancer, a national non-profit whose “Nationwide Tour of Gowns” helps fund free programs and services for cancer patients and their families throughout Florida and nationally and is affiliated with Harvard and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Doors open at 6:00PM. The show begins at 6:45 pm.
At 9:30pm a DDLM and Halloween costume party, NOVA WEEN 7 gets underway.
Costumes encouraged. Ron White will be a judge.

Event tickets are now available for $75 along with a limited amount of VIP tickets available giving fans an exclusive meet and greet with Ron White and Margo Rey for $200. Tickets can be purchased by going to or calling 1-877-721-4673.

About Ron White:
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon comes home to Atlanta to lend his name and time in support of these two worthy causes- Covenant House and Brides Against Breast Cancer. White has achieved two Grammy nominations, a Gold Record, two of the top rated one-hour specials in Comedy Central history, a book that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units. For more information about Ron White:

About Margo Rey:
Margo Rey’s alternative pop songs have captured a worldwide audience with her unforgettable melodies, groove oriented arrangements and enduring, socially conscious lyrics. Her Christmas song “This Holiday Night” was the only original Christmas song to chart last year and topped out at #4. Her biggest hit, “Let the Rain,” co-written with the legendary John Oates, remained on the charts for 21 weeks. Rey’s newest single, “Tempted,” is presently on the Top 20 charts and currently being played on radio stations across the United States. For more information about Margo Rey:

About Brides Against Breast Cancer:
Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) is a wholly owned affiliate of the Center for Building Hope, headquartered in Sarasota, FL. The Center offers free information, programs and services to cancer patients, caregivers and family members, while connecting them with others who are undergoing a similar experience. Our goal in the coming year is to make free CBH programs and services available to anyone, anywhere through a nationwide online network of more than 100 affiliates called the Network for Building Hope. To help achieve that goal, Brides Against Breast Cancer recently announced the "Say I DO" campaign, led by our national ambassador Singer/Songwriter Margo Rey, a breast cancer survivor, and her fiancé, Comedian Ron White.

For more information, please visit Brides Against Breast Cancer’s official website at:

Chip Schutzman
Miles High Productions
P.O. Box 93157
Hollywood, CA 90093

Why Consumers Praise Better Shea Butters’ Excellent Customer Service

Through setting a great example, Better Shea Butter is proving that shopping online doesn’t mean that consumers shouldn’t expect any other than excellent customer service and premium quality products.

Houston, TX, October 04, 2013 - With people turning to online shopping in droves, consumers are often missing out on that all important customer service. That’s unless they are dealing with Better Shea Better. This company started trading on earlier this year with the launch of their premium grade, unrefined, organic Shea Butter. Unlike many other virtual enterprises, Better Shea Better puts as much effort into customer service as they do into their products. This is great news for consumers looking for quality natural beauty products, complemented by attentive, personal customer service.

When Better Shea Butter customer Mary received her order of Shea Butter she was delighted with the product:

“This is a wonderful product. Fresh, well-packaged and very easy to work with. It arrived promptly as well. I appreciate the packaging because I only use portions of it for the various recipes and by rewrapping it in the plastic, returning it to the sturdy bag it arrives in, and then storing it in a cool, dark place, it has stayed fresh since I opened it.”

However, it wasn’t only the Shea Butter that impressed Mary; the excellent customer service was also greatly appreciated:

“I contacted the seller because I wanted to receive the free recipe e-book. I received a response very promptly (which also included a video on how to prepare Whipped Shea Butter) I started email dialogue with the retailer (Isabella), asking questions about recipes, products, and uses.”

Mary goes on to explain what happened next and the great relationship that she has developed as a result of trading with Better Shea Butter:

“Isabella responded fully and quickly, also welcoming my input. Isabella was enthusiastically receptive to my ideas and it felt really good to know that I might be contributing to something that other people might appreciate or benefit from. Isabella also welcomes feedback about the recipes. I highly recommend purchasing products from Better Shea Butter.”

It’s this level of commitment to excellent customer service that makes Better Shea Butter stand out from the crowd, proving that online shopping can still be a personable, rewarding experience. Thus, it’s no wonder that Better Shea Butter is ranked amongst the top ten supplier of Shea Butter on Amazon. With more products to be launched, customers can continue to look forward to excellent customer service and superior merchandise from Better Shea Butter.

Lisa Girard
Better Shea Butter
9310 Rhythm Lane
Houston, TX 77040