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2014-04-10 16:21:16

Anaerobic Digester in Central Florida Named "Project of the Year" ORLANDO, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Power, a leader in organics management solutions, has been recognized by the American Biogas Council with their inaugural Biogas Project of the Year Award for its newly opened Energy Garden in Central Florida. The first-of-a-kind project converts organic waste into renewable biogas and natural fertilizers, diverting hundreds of thousands of tons of waste from...

2014-04-03 08:32:48

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CENTRAL FLORIDA, April 2014 - As a global business traveler with long experience in Southeast Asia, Bodhi Tree Collections founder Michelle S Phillips was inspired by the tradition of artisanal handcrafts in the region. Paired with her understanding of her home market in North America Phillips realized the potential of her unique position. She saw the opportunity to bring artisanal pieces that are sophisticated, eco-friendly...

2014-04-02 12:34:49

First MOOC for EDUCAUSE to be taught by UCF and hosted on Instructure's Canvas Network SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Central Florida (UCF) and EDUCAUSE are teaming up to offer "BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer," a free massive open online course (MOOC) on the merits and methods of blended learning. The "BlendKit2014" course on Instructure's Canvas Network marks EDUCAUSE's first foray into the MOOC...

2014-04-02 12:21:17

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evansville Western Railway, an affiliate of CSX, today announced the start of operations at the state-of-the-art intermodal terminal located just off State Road 60. Known as the Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC), this facility serves as a centralized hub for transportation, logistics and distribution serving Orlando, Tampa and South Florida. The 318-acre intermodal terminal is surrounded by 930 acres that is planned for...

2014-03-13 08:30:46

SCRANTON, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying true to the Craftsman Style of the area, the new Winter Park, FL, SunRail station features simple but elegant details designed with AZEK Trim and AZEK Mouldings. The Winter Park Station, which officially opened on March 3, 2014, is the first Florida station to be completed along the new train line. The $1.2 million main station building was constructed after the old depot, built in 1962, was demolished to accommodate the new...

2014-03-04 23:23:12

When the YMCA reached out to DeCurtis Corporation as the technology partner in the effort to refurbish the 10-meter dive platform, the firms’ foundation, David DeCurtis, saw an opportunity to contribute beyond the technology that the firm is known for. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Olympic diving hopefuls in the central Florida area and across the southeast have had a limited number of options for locations to train. Due to the requirements for Olympic training, it is often...

2014-02-06 16:28:45

Apartments Will Offer Luxury Amenities, Unmatched Access to SunRail Line ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Communities has broken ground on Crescent Central Station in the heart of downtown Orlando. The $56 million, 279-unit luxury apartment community is the first phase of a planned transit-oriented development tied to the $1.3 billion SunRail commuter rail. Crescent Central Station is expected to open in early 2015. (Logo:...

2014-02-03 12:25:05

Ready to #RockYourVacation in Kissimmee? Enter the "Rock Your Vacation" Instagram contest to win a VIP getaway for you and five of your closest friends. KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film it, Filter it, Rock it. A smart phone and a creative video is all you need to enter Experience Kissimmee's "Rock Your Vacation" video contest on Instagram, launching today. Show how you and your "entourage" would Rock a Central Florida vacation and you could have the opportunity to...

2014-01-24 23:02:19

Central Florida Manufacturer’s Newly Patented Invention Offers Bullet Tip Identification While Avoiding Conventional Drawbacks Sanford, Fl (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Hernon Manufacturing, the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce its invention for bullet tip identification has received a United States Patent. “Our bullet tip identification process is not limited to a specific size or shape of ammunition cartridge,” said Harry Arnon,...

2014-01-22 23:25:20

This February, escape the cold northern winter and earn your Yoga Teacher Certification at The Lotus Pond's Peace River Retreat in Central Florida. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 To meet an increasing demand for a shorter yoga teacher training process, The Lotus Pond is pleased to announce the expansion of its teacher training programs to include a 30-day program to earn Yoga Alliance© approved 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification. This unique teacher training...