Press Releases

"Local Freelance-Writer B. Lou Guckian Named SBA'S Home-Based Business Champion of the Year"
San Antonio, Texas, May 1, 2008—B. Lou Guckian, a local freelance writer, has been named the U. S. Small Business Administration Region VI and San Antonio District Winner of the Home-Based Business Champion of the Year Award. Guckian, doing business as “FishHook,” captured the honor at the district level that serves a 79-county area and at the regional level that includes Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

"'Peace' not Just a 'Hippie Word' Anymore—U.S. Campaign Manager for Grassroots Nonviolence Movement To Speak in San Antonio, Rally Support For New Bill"
San Antonio, Texas, July 7, 2008—The local congressional district of the U.S. Dept. of Peace Campaign announced today Peace Alliance Campaign Managing Director Wendy Greene will speak at Madison Square Presbyterian Church located at 319 Camden Street on Sunday, July 13, 2008, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the national initiative and bill, H.R. 808, before the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for establishment of a U.S. Dept. of Peace and Nonviolence. The event is free and open to the public.

"A Growing Band of Big-Hearted Volunteers Toiling in a Tiny Airplane Hangar Building Unique, Off-Road Wheelchairs Boldly Beckons Local Philanthropist To Pitch in"
San Antonio, Texas, August 5, 2008—Getting behind a growing phenomenon that’s reaching across the United States and into 69 developing countries, Personal Energy Transportation (PET) of San Antonio-Austin, a nonprofit comprised of volunteers in San Antonio, Austin and Luling, boldly announced today it is seeking a philanthropic donor to provide a 15,000- to 20,000-square-foot workshop centrally located inside Loop 410 in San Antonio. The place is needed to multiply the efforts of volunteer carpenters, steelworkers, welders and others from all over South Texas who make and assemble off-road wheelchairs for people of all ages in the poorest countries who have lost, or lost use of, their legs due to birth defects, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, polio, land mines or war.

"Home from War, Local Couple Jumpstarts City’s First Full-Scale, Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service with a Twist: Medical Prescriptions Included"
San Antonio, Texas, August 4, 2008—U.S. Air Force reservist Shane Eastman trained in paramedics and his veteran wife Amanda Eastman, an intensive-care RN, announced today their new but fast-growing, full-service grocery shopping and delivery business, Grocery 2 Me, is taking and filling orders including prescriptions for a growing number of customers flocking to their website. The bonded and insured husband-and-wife team’s business is accessible online and targets busy people such as working professionals and super-moms who do not have the time or desire to go to the grocery store and homebound individuals who cannot get out to shop.

“Local Specialty Advertising Firm Debuts New Business Line That’s Turning the Industry on Its Ear and Taking Off Like a Rocket”
San Antonio, Texas, June 6, 2008—The Prestigious Mark of San Antonio announced today its new business division and product line called “a la Mark.” Starting soft in January but gaining ground fast, a la Mark focuses exclusively on producing upscale, custom-made corporate and promotional gift baskets—and big companies from all over are abuzz about it and placing orders.

“Local IT Firm Garners Rare International Accreditation Aimed at Rewarding Ethical Practices in Unregulated Industry”
San Antonio, Texas, April 15, 2008—ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services announced today its accreditation by the internationally recognized Managed Services Providers AllianceTM (MSPAllianceTM) headquartered in California.

“Microsoft Partner’s ‘Think Tank’ First-Known of Its Kind in Texas”
San Antonio, Texas, March 15, 2008—ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services announced today its brand new business division called “ENTRUST LABS” that may be the only full-time research-and-development lab of its kind in Texas or the four-state region.