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2014-04-21 08:25:57

Strategic opportunity allows Alexandria to capture strong demand from high-quality science and digital health companies for its world-class, urban campus in the heart of San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in urban science and technology campuses located in the heart of centers of...

2014-04-09 08:32:36

Company Donates $150,000 to Serve Active Duty and Wounded Troops, Military Families, and Caregivers MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) the first Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda. As a sponsor, SAIC will donate $150,000, over the next three years, to assist with the center's daily operations and programs to benefit...

2014-03-24 23:22:20

By curating innovators and communities beyond the tech sector, Canvas’ Refraction Reston is unique from any other co-working space in region. Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Northern Virginia’s vibrant technology, nonprofit and creative communities now have access to a pioneering 12,000 square foot co-working space with a 5,000 square foot growth annex in Reston Town Center that will empower collaboration and innovation among entrepreneurs and startups from diverse industries beyond...

2014-03-20 23:33:23

Dr. Sanjay Jain will be at the Takoma Park Community Center from 7-9 PM on March 27th to speak about his new book Optimal Living 360: Smart Decision Making for a Balanced Life. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Dr. Sanjay Jain has spent the last month traveling around the United States to promote his Amazon.com bestselling book Optimal Living 360: Smart Decision Making for a Balanced Life. That tour continues next week on March 27th in Takoma Park. The event will be held at the...

2014-03-20 12:22:15

Purple Line Corridor Coalition Hosts Inaugural Workshop COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) will host an inaugural regional workshop, "Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor," March 21, 2014 at the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. It is the first Purple Line-related event of its kind in the Washington region and the largest assembly of community...

2014-03-18 23:27:39

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC) in Cheverly, Md., has hired Candace Hanrahan as chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 30 years of clinical experience, Hanrahan will assume her new duties on April 12. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince...

2014-03-13 23:28:30

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale prices were up compared to the same month last year for much of the region. Burke, VA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in January compared to the same month last year, despite the chill of the polar vortex. Median sale...

2014-03-13 23:00:17

Rock legends Queen will be performing a series of 2014 North American tour dates featuring front man Adam Lambert. TicketProcess.com has now made an abundance of tickets available to the general public for their mid-summer show at the Merriwether Post. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Several decades ago, Queen established their place as one of the most skilled, most popular and most culturally important bands in the world. Last fall, they redefined themselves by joining forces with Lambert at a...

2014-02-14 23:21:15

Sequoia Holdings, Inc. signs new lease to expand internal training & development activities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Sequoia Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of software development solutions to the U.S. Intelligence Community, today announced it will be opening a new office in Herndon VA. Founded in 2012, Sequoia has witnessed explosive growth with its federal government clients. Recently, the company was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a 2013 Best...

2014-02-04 12:30:19

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc. of Fairfax County, Va. -- one of the fastest-growing small companies in the region -- today announced that 2013 was the most successful in its 26 years. Revenues of $9.3 million last year reflect a 30% increase over just five years ago. In addition, during 2013, Inc. Magazine named Sun Design for the fourth time to its list of America's fastest growing companies, Virginia Business Magazine...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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