Archive for March, 2011

Client Profile: Candy Messer and Affordable Bookkeeping & Payroll (www.ABandP.com)

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Candy Messer is the proud owner and proprietor of Affordable Bookkeeping and Payroll (on the Web atCandy Messer, owner of Affordable Bookkeeping and Payroll

Candy Messer of AffordableBookkeepingAndPayrol.com and WSmad’s Featured Client!

www.AffordableBookkeepingAndPayroll.com and ABandP.com).  On top of that, she’s a Superwoman we’re quite proud to know!

We all know every mother juggles a lot, but Candy is extra special. She home-schools her two beautiful children along with her incredibly supportive husband, and she manages her own successful small business bookkeeping and payroll business.

Candy Messer's loving familyCandy has a happy family life build on a very strong Faith, and Candy loves to do God’s work with her continually growing office in Harbor City, California.  Over the years, we’ve watched Candy slowly and carefully grow her team beyond herself so that her business can handle the load that honest, fair hard work always brings.

So this tax season, Web Site Maintenance & Design is celebrating the success of Candy Messer, our local Superwoman and a mother and small business-person we’re proud to work with.  Keep on keepin’ on, Candy!

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MAT Orange Hits the Internet, Making Life Easy for Interior Designers and their Clients

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Redondo Beach-based MAT announces it 2011 Catalog including the fun and fresh contemporary Orange line of hand-made designer rugs at www.matOrange.com.  M. A. Trading, award-winning and critically acclaimed for its beautiful designs, always works hard to excel by producing quality, amazing hand-made rugs with a huge line to accent every imaginable motif and interior design.  The Orange line constitutes over 100 fresh and unique designs with many designs available in a plethora of colorways.matorange.com
M. A. Trading’s new site for its Orange line, www.matOrange.com, includes a full search function, built to be designer-friendly. Designer can view the entire catalog or narrow their search by just the colors and sizes they’re looking for to perfectly fir that demanding and rewarding client’s tastes.  www.matOrange.com joins matTheBasics.com as their on-line catalog becomes more complete.

Congratulations, MA Trading, on a beautiful new site to showcase your phenomenal work!

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Rising Star Katrin Kampmann Opens Tonight at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Phenomenal color, ingenious composition and a whole fresh take on Art bring Katrin Kampmann, Berlin-based rising star into the spotlight tonight at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY in Beverly Hills.Katrin Kampmann's Goodbye Tomorrow at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY

It’s not often that a new artist really makes an impact on the art world, but Katrin Kampmann, seen by many as an important pioneer of the neue junge wilde movement from Germany has done just that.  She’s standing the art world on its head with honest, frank, and expressive reflections of the world around her – and her first Gallery Exhibition, entitled “Goodbye Tomorrow” in the United States opens tonight at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY in the Golden Triangle of Beverly Wilshire.

Goodbye Tomorrow is a masterwork of intrigue provoked by deep layers and facets of reality, and Kampmann’s work, while visually stunning in any form, is of course best-appreciated in person.  Serious art collectors from around the globe have already begun appreciating Kampmann’s work, and her Art isn’t taken lightly by anyone.

Goodbye Tomorrow will be on exhibit at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY through April 30th.

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The Prader-Willi California Foundation is Walking for Prader-Willi in May, 2011

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

The Prader-Willi California Foundation (online at www.PWCF.org) is hosting its annual walk-a-thon this year on May 1st in Southern and Central, CA, and May 14th in Northern California.Walking for Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome is a genetic abnormality that effects children and can be quite surprising to parents.  PWCF.org is trying to get the word out for itself as a resource and support network for people both directly and indirectly impacted by Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).  Their goal is to raise $350,000 to help find a cure.

This year, their annual event takes place on May 1st in Southern California at Woodley Park in Santa Ana.  Central Californians can get walking in Fresno on the same day in Woodward Park, and NorCal residents can walk up money in Cesar Chavez Park  in Berkeley on May 14th.  People interested in getting involved by registering to walk or by making donations can learn more about the events through Prader-Willi California Foundation’s Web Site, www.PWCF.org.

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MA Trading (mat) Launches matTheBasics.com for its “The Basics” Line of Rugs

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

MA Trading, a wonderful family company from India with headquarters here in Redondo Beach, CA has launched a new line of high-quality designer hand-made rugs it is calling “The Basics”.   To help designers and buyers understand the depth of the collection, they’ve launched an e-catalog at www.matTheBasics.com.

Shakeel Ansari, CEO of MA Trading, explains the importance of the new site to his company: “Our customers want to be

mat - The Basics

www.matTheBasics.com

able to choose online, to see our products and find out who we are and how we work.”  Additionally, designers can choose from the entire existing line-up and create a whole new custom design using MAT’s vast color pom and the huge array of beautiful designs in the line-up using the Custom Quote Form on the site.  Designers and design houses can also use the site to learn how to become a dealer.

MAT is an up-and-comer in the industry, and recently won the prestigious Best Contemporary Rug Design award from Architectural Digest.

Another feature of the site is the buyers’ ability to see how the rugs are made by hand by MA Trading, from dying the wool all the way through finishing.  MA Trading is very proud of its workers and its quality process.

Web Site Maintenance & Design congratulates MA Trading on its continued success and wonderful, functional new Web Site in www.matTheBasics.com!

 

“Our customers want to be able to choose online, to see our products and find out who we are and how we work,” says Shakeel Ansari, CEO. “We are a successful, growing rug company and steadily gaining a strong foothold in the US rug industry. In recent years, MAT received industry recognitions, winning Best in Contemporary Rug Design from Architectural Digest. At MAT, we know that our products are not only the very best available but also that we listen to our customers which resulted to these improved websites.”

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Together: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Los Angeles Performing Art/GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY March 8th 2011

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Normally, I find the term “tour de force” an overused, hyperbolic cliché.  However in this case, what Herair Garboushian has arranged for the GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY in Beverly Hills tomorrow night, the term is completely aprapo.

Together: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Los Angeles Performance Art

Together: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Los Angeles Performance Art

Together: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Los Angeles Performance Art is a wicked sensory overload combination of performing artists combining sound, visuals and emotion.  Dawn Kasper, Robert Crouch & Dino Dinco & Yann Novak & Dorian Wood, Rafael Esparza, Brian Getnick & Guest, and Killsonic are coming together for one night of crazy, fantastic performance.  With Katrin Kampmann’s exhibit, Goodbye Tomorrow coming soon as well, GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY is making quite a name for itself.  In fact, Kevin Killian, renowned art critic has called GARBOUSHIAN “the coolest gallery in Beverly Hills”.

Performances begin tomorrow at 8pm for the invitation-only event.

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The Landmark Sports Agency Signed Wesley Johnson Shines in NBA All-Star Weekend

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Rob Pelinka and his team at The Landmark Sports Agency have  landed first round draft pick Wesley JaMarr Johnson the Minesota Timberwolves.

Landmark and Wesley Johnson

Wesley Johnson of the Minn T'Wolves showed well at the NBA All-Star Weekend

The 6’7″ Texan played college hoops with Syracuse, positioning himself as a dominator on the court and raising a lot of eyebrows as he led his team (and scoring 25 points) to beat favored North Carolina.  He continues to score in his first year in the NBA at the Minnesota Timberwolves, already scoring 24 points against the formidable New Orleans Hornets and then getting to show his stuff as a Rookie All-Star.  Playing off the bench, Johnson scored 25 and helped his team to beat the ranking All-Star Second Year team.

Rob Pelinka continues to guide his career and help him to be placed such that he will achieve notice and eventually ultimate success in the NBA.

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