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2014-01-08 08:25:07

2014 Also Marks National Museum of American History's 50th Anniversary and Centennial of Its First Ladies Exhibition WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will commemorate several major milestones in 2014: the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, the country's most famous flag, and the moment when it signified the survival of the young nation in 1814; the centennial of the First Ladies exhibition at the...

2013-10-17 23:31:13

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Real Estate company, says higher sales and increased average sales price helped propel the real estate market in September compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Higher sales and a boost in average sales prices helped propel the Northern Virginia real estate market in September. A total of 1,533 properties went to closing during the month, up 8.7 percent from the 1,411 homes a year before, according to figures...

2013-10-11 23:01:03

Alberto Parada Trunk Show will be held at Midtown Jewelers this month. A percentage of sales will be donated to the March of Dimes organization. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Reston jeweler, Midtown Jewelers, is partnering with the March of Dimes to raise funds for the organization. Midtown Jewelers will be hosting an exclusive trunk show featuring the designs of Alberto Parada. The trunk show will be held at Midtown Jewelers on October 24th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The first 75...

2013-09-24 23:31:57

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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