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2014-02-27 23:25:03

The emergence of social media has created major opportunities for trade shows and events. Expo's Social Media Boot Camp on March 25 was designed specifically to explore the ways to use these opportunities for revenue generation. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The emergence of social media has created major opportunities for trade shows and events. Social networks can be used to market shows, engage audiences, enhance communities, generate buzz and keep participants involved...

2014-02-18 23:02:42

Compensation Resources, Inc. is pleased to announce that participation will open on March 3, 2014 for the 2014 Compensation Survey of Not-for-Profit Organizations. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI) is pleased to announce that participation will open on March 3, 2014 for the 2014 Compensation Survey of Not-for-Profit Organizations. This survey, targeted to tax-exempt organizations, is designed to capture compensation data of positions...

2014-02-18 16:23:58

Festival Dates: June 11- June 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, today unveiled the Festival's 20(th) Anniversary commemorative poster, designed by iconic American artist Ed Ruscha, based on his 1962 painting "Large Trademark With Eight Spotlights." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/LA67164 "I'm...

2014-02-11 12:28:23

Prestigious Fellowship Bestowed Upon Prominent Orange County Architect SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MVE Institutional (MVEI) is honored to announce that Ernesto Vasquez, FAIA, NCARB, Chairman & CEO of MVEI has been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the leading membership organization for architects and emerging professionals since 1857, serving the architectural...

2014-02-07 08:22:54

Acquisition establishes Wichita State University as a hub for the study of Parks' work WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon Parks (1912-2006). The acquisition was made possible by a generous donation from The Gordon Parks Foundation (GPF), a $150,000 challenge grant from Paula and Barry Downing and matching funds....

2013-12-31 23:03:05

44 libraries select the Polaris ILS, representing over 130 new locations carrying out their vision for the future. Syracuse, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, has experienced significant growth in 2013. This year, 44 libraries have selected the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS), representing over 130 new locations adopting Polaris library software throughout the United States and Paris,...

2013-11-18 23:22:54

After the recent acquisitions of RinkNet, ISS Hockey and NEXT Testing, former Florida Panthers CEO/Managing Partner Stu Siegel has combined the businesses under a single new company called HockeyTech. HockeyTech stands as a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Siegel Enterprises announces the formation of HockeyTech Inc., combining the businesses of its recent acquisitions of RinkNet...

2013-11-01 23:03:58

City Museum holds special program with architect and Broadway set designer David Rockwell and City Museum curator Donald Albrecht. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Museum of the City of New York will hold a special program with architect and Broadway set designer David Rockwell and City Museum curator Donald Albrecht as they explore architecture as a narrative art and theater as inspiration for design innovation and visionary thinking on Monday, November 4, 2013. Like...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'