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2014-05-15 16:26:30

Politicians, Sports Figures and Business Leaders Accept Honorary Board Positions with Fairfax 2015 in Support of World Police & Fire Games FAIRFAX, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Police and Fire Games, Fairfax 2015 (www.fairfax2015.com), coming to the National Capital Region next June, has formed an honorary board of state political leaders, sports stars and the business community. Governor Terry McAuliffe will serve as chairman. He will address the importance of...

2014-05-14 12:21:33

Charging Stations to Offer Washington DC Tourists and Visitors Convenient Location to Charge Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer tourism season has begun in the Washington, DC area and electric vehicle drivers can now plan their trip to DC with another place to easily charge their vehicle. SemaConnect, Inc. announced that they were chosen by Comfort Inn to install an electric vehicle charging station at their Comfort Inn Shady Grove location in Gaithersburg,...

2014-05-13 08:28:57

FAIRFAX, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova, President of Cardinal Bank Kevin Reynolds and Public Safety Officials, Business and Government Leaders for this formal Fairfax 2015 announcement: WHAT: 2015 World Police & Fire Games Campaign Launch News Conference WHEN: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 TIME: 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Fairfax County...

2014-05-07 23:12:33

David MacGillivray’s deep business expertise combined with the SHIFTPOINTS methodology will help clients achieve alignment and growth. http://www.shiftpoints.com/DavidMacGillivray Tysons Corner, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 SHIFTPOINTS® (shiftpoints.com), a strategy consulting firm based in Tysons Corner, Va., announced today that David MacGillivray, has become a partner. In this role, David will serve as an authorized “value-added reseller” of SHIFTPOINTS programs and...

2014-05-07 23:05:34

Deltek named a finalist in the sustainability category, for its environmental leadership and commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today it has been selected by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber) as a finalist for the...

2014-05-05 23:00:12

Educator, administrator and champion for student achievement is chosen to inspire this year’s graduates at the 2014 Commencement ceremony while being presented with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Largo, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell will deliver the keynote address at the institution’s Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 22, 2014. In addition to this honor, Dr. Maxwell will receive the Distinguished...

2014-05-02 16:20:46

VA Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual "FANTASTIC 50" Awards Banquet ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington-based government professional services firm Millennium Corporation was honored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at their annual "FANTASTIC 50" awards banquet. Millennium Corporation was presented with the Virginia Vanguard Award for the "Highest Growth Rate Overall of the Virginia Fantastic 50." The ceremony was held at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, VA,...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-28 23:11:35

UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove’s Graduate Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Division of Professional Studies graduate programs offered at the Shady Grove campus, including Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, and Geographic Information Systems. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 UMBC at USG’s Graduate Information Session will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building III) at USG....

2014-04-22 08:40:19

Visionary Alexandria Summit drives innovation and collaboration at Alexandria's urban science and technology campus in New York City NEW YORK, April 22, 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 innovation, announced that the Alexandria Summit on...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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