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2014-04-04 23:42:11

Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, Ohio, recently launched a freshly redesigned, mobile-friendly website with an onsite blog and social media integration to more easily connect with future customers. The lawn care company’s new site can be found at http://www.portageturf.com. Ravenna, Ohio (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Executives at Portage Turf overhauled the company website to better promote their lawn care programs online, using search engine marketing tactics to reach consumers who...

2014-01-09 08:22:44

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael J. Morell, retired deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has been elected to the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) "We are pleased to have Michael Morell join the Goodyear Board of Directors," said Goodyear Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Kramer. "He brings to our board outstanding leadership skills and...

2014-01-06 16:23:12

Akron Brass promotes former VP of marketing to lead their Columbus, Ohio facility WOOSTER, Ohio, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Brass Company, a global marketer and manufacturer of high performance firefighting equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Durstine to the position of Vice President of Weldon and Akron Brass Global Products. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/CL40855) Durstine, who most recently held the position of vice president...

2013-11-20 23:34:45

Tegrit Group’s Each One Reach One community outreach program focuses on giving back to the communities in which the organization serves. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Tegrit Group – Each One Reach One! Tegrit Group’s Each One Reach One community outreach program focuses on giving back to the communities in which the organization serves. The Uniontown headquarters hosted their 2nd Annual Food Drive for the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank last week. The office collected over...

2013-10-24 12:22:07

GOJO Brings Well-Being Solutions to the World from Summit County AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, received the Summit of Sustainability Large Business Award today at an awards program, held at the University of Akron's Quaker Station. GOJO was honored for its commitment to social, environmental and economic sustainability efforts. In accepting the award, GOJO Chairman and CEO, Joe...

2013-09-24 23:01:53

The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related disease on the U.S. population. Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Akron General Health System, a national leader in promoting wellness and disease prevention, and Kent State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, have formed a new collaborative for the study and promotion of wellness programs. The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related...

2013-09-17 23:35:16

A Streetsboro company seeks the expertise of Vertical Consultants to assist with its new cell tower lease. Streetsboro, Ohio (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Cell tower lease consultants, Vertical Consultants, proudly announces its client list is growing with the addition of its newest client, Streetsboro Equity, LLC. Streetsboro Equity, LLC is an investment firm located in Streetsboro, Ohio, and was approached by a telecom company to lease part of the company’s property to house telecom...

2013-09-11 23:27:03

Gerontologist-led workshop teaches people how to reach out to those who are suffering. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 An Ohio gerontologist and church leader shows people how to reach out and help those who are grieving. Rockynol, a continuing care retirement community in Akron, welcomes Gerontologist Joanne Foster to its Myrna and Hugh Porter Chapel at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Foster is also the director of senior adult ministries for Upper Arlington Lutheran Church in...

2013-07-31 23:04:28

Along with their full-house cleaning services, CottageCare® Akron now offers patio cleaning. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Akron was officially incorporated as “The City of Akron” in 1825 in the great state of Ohio. It is listed by Newsweek as one of the ten Information Age high-tech havens. It has also been awarded as one of the world's most livable cities. CottageCare® has been serving the residents of Akron for many years. CottageCare® offers tailored...

2013-05-14 20:21:56

NaturaLawn of America of Stow, Ohio, has been honored with a recognition by Akron Beacon Journal in its selection of "Beacon's Best." STOW, Ohio, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2012 issue of Akron Beacon Journal published by Knight Ridder, NaturaLawn of America was selected for the following honor: "Beacon's Best" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130514/DC13863) A spokesperson from NaturaLawn of...