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2014-08-21 12:20:47

Chevy Volt among electric auto options for National Drive Electric Week NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As one of the leading dealers of the Chevy Volt, Chevrolet of Naperville is very happy to be taking part in National Drive Electric Week. The Fox Valley Electric Auto Association is hosting a ride and drive event at the Naperville Test Track on Sept. 21 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. People who register for and attend the event will be able to look at an array of...

2014-08-18 12:31:33

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that it expects to release its financial results for the Company's fiscal 2014 second quarter before the market opens on Thursday, August 21, 2014, and simultaneously post a pre-recorded conference call and audio webcast on its corporate website. It will feature prepared remarks from Edward S. Lampert, chairman and chief executive officer, and Robert A. Schriesheim, executive vice...

2014-08-15 16:25:54

Do better business at one of the premier convention hotels in the Windy City CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using Marriott's Meeting Services app, event professionals can manage every detail at their fingertips. Now, those who book and host a qualified event at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel with 75 cumulative rooms over select value dates through Dec. 31 will receive a free iPad Mini*. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135678 Enjoy nearly...

2014-08-15 08:20:48

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it received the 2014 Partners in Transformation Award from Sears Holdings. "Hub Group has been a proud transportation provider for Sears Holdings since 1990," said David P. Yeager, Chairman and CEO of Hub Group. "It is an honor to receive this award and it has been a pleasure to watch our relationship grow steadily...

2014-08-12 08:38:53

Deerfield hotel upgrades complimentary Internet access, making download speeds five times faster DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Working on the road just got easier thanks to the Courtyard Chicago Deerfield. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134863 The hotel near Metra station has upgraded its high-speed Internet access, inviting guests to maximize productivity no matter where they are in the Deerfield hotel. Whether sending business emails...

2014-08-11 23:06:48

Multimedia museum exhibit celebrates the history of modern anesthesiology. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Located at the American Society of Anesthesiology's (ASA) new headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, the newly expanded Wood Library-Museum (WLM) of Anesthesiology opens with a breathtaking interactive multimedia exhibit. Formerly located in Park Ridge, Illinois, the new WLM offers an in-depth look at the history of pain-relieving surgical anesthetics and the profession of...

2014-08-08 08:23:44

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer in full swing, the Chicago Cultural Mile Association and its partnering cultural organizations and businesses announced their latest 2nd Fridays on the Chicago Cultural Mile line-up for August. This month's 2(nd) Fridays event will continue to bring the area's business and cultural communities together by offering visitors free and sharply discounted entertainment, dining and activities. The Chicago Cultural Mile is Michigan Avenue...

2014-08-07 20:24:11

The 10-day celebration returns to Chicago's one-of-a-kind shopping destination, August 22 through September 1, 2014 CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors are invited to shop like never before during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival(TM) presented by MasterCard®, featuring brand new outdoor experiences along North Michigan Avenue. The annual festival is anchored by three major events over two weekends including, for the first time ever, "pop-up" shopping along The...

2014-08-05 08:29:47

Performance activewear coming in August, exclusively available at Kmart stores, Kmart.com and shopyourway.com NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's favorite fitness guru, Jillian Michaels, is teaming up with Kmart this fall to launch Impact by Jillian Michaels, a performance activewear collection for women. Kmart's relationship with Jillian brings a unique authenticity to the category as the retailer expands and strengthens its health and wellness offering across all...

2014-08-04 12:36:11

Weeklong ideas platform will host over 150 speakers including journalist Nicholas Kristof, country music star Naomi Judd and actress Joan Cusack CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth annual Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), taking place October 13-19, 2014, will bring together more than 150 globally renowned speakers, including A-list actors, distinguished entrepreneurs, tech moguls, politicians, sports figures and other individuals who are changing the world. Some of the diverse...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.