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2009-10-01 10:07:00

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned Imprint Enterprises of Aurora, IL received the Business of the Year Award in category of professional services by the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented during the chamber's 89th annual celebration held September 17. "It is an honor to be recognized by the chamber with this award," says Bill Winsininski of Imprint Enterprises. "When the company began 34 years ago, our founders stressed that the best way to serve...

2009-09-21 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Capital Group ("Aurora"), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with over $2.0 billion of assets under management, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH) to acquire its wholly owned subsidiary, Porex Corporation ("Porex" or the "Company"). The transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Founded...

2009-08-17 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS and BOSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected by the City of Aurora, Illinois, the second largest city in the state, to implement an IP-based (Internet Protocol) 700/800 MHz OpenSky(R) communication system for its first responders. The OpenSky system will improve in-building and outdoor coverage for law enforcement and other public safety personnel across...

2009-06-02 12:53:00

Lawmakers ask for stronger emphasis on community impact and funding reform for Railroad Transactions SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozen of communities represented by The Regional Answer to Canadian National (TRAC) applaud the Illinois General Assembly for passing two important resolutions that they hope will lead to a shift in the way railroad transactions are approved in Washington. The Illinois Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution (SR) 273, which asks that...

2009-06-01 05:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A panoramic downtown Milwaukee view, lush greenery and a calming fountain greet visitors to the rooftop healing garden at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. These are among the sights and sounds awaiting guests at the newly opened Vince Lombardi Charitable Funds Healing Garden and the Agnes and Morland Hamilton Healing Conservatory. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) (Photo:...

2009-05-28 14:45:00

Monday, June 1, 2009 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Rooftop garden offers patients quiet haven, conservatory features environmentally friendly green roof MILWAUKEE, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is dedicating the Vince Lombardi Charitable Funds Healing Garden and the Agnes and Morland Hamilton Healing Conservatory. WHEN: Monday, June 1, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Eighth Floor, Patient Tower Aurora...

2009-04-16 16:35:00

Good Neighbor Day Homestyle volunteers to help with spring yard cleanup in neighborhoods across eastern Wisconsin MILWAUKEE, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day will have an extra special meaning for many eastern Wisconsin residents who are unable to handle their spring yard work this year. Aurora Health Care will conduct Good Neighbor Day Homestyle on Saturday, April 25. This community event, to be held in conjunction with Earth Day, involves volunteers providing basic yard services to...

2009-04-09 14:09:00

Health system touts five of the first 23 recognized facilities. MILWAUKEE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Health Care is home to five breast centers out of the first 23 to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) The first facility named in Wisconsin, was Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. Aurora St. Luke's...

2009-04-06 12:30:00

Hospital is one of first four in nation to receive accreditation GREEN BAY, Wis., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora BayCare Medical Center is one of the first four hospitals in the country to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), administered by the American College of Surgeons. It's the first breast program in Wisconsin to earn this recognition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) "This is an outstanding achievement...

2009-03-31 14:18:00

Hospital Receives Two Prestigious Awards WEST ALLIS, Wis., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora West Allis Medical Center has two new awards among its accomplishments. Aurora West Allis is among the nation's top 100 hospitals according to Thomson Reuters, and it is one of a select group of hospitals considered a role model for others. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) This week Aurora West Allis was recognized with the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.