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2014-02-06 16:28:13

Kmart Customers, Shop Your Way® Members Donated Like Never Before HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced its Shop Your Way? members and customers donated a record $21.9 million to the 10(th) annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® )Thanks and Giving(®) fundraising campaign during the 2013 holiday season - the single largest corporate partner donation ever to the St. Jude campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DE60857 )...

2014-02-06 12:24:11

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will also hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on...

2014-02-05 16:27:09

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Mark Panzer will join the company as senior vice president and president, Pharmacy. Mr. Panzer most recently served as president and CEO of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc. In his new role with Sears Holdings, Mr. Panzer will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the company's Pharmacy business under the Kmart format, both in-store and online. "Mark's breadth and...

2014-02-04 20:20:07

DealerRater.com touts dealership's services NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the third consecutive year, Toyota of Naperville has been named Toyota Dealer of the Year by top online automotive source DealerRater.com. Toyota of Naperville posted some of the top scores in the nation by averaging a 4.9 out of five stars for the 2013 calendar-year. In the criteria breakdown that is made up of five different areas to comprise the total score, Toyota of Naperville...

2014-02-04 12:20:08

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Norman Miller will join the company as senior vice president and president, Automotive. Mr. Miller most recently served as president and COO of Dollar Financial Corp. In his new role with Sears Holdings, Mr. Miller will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the company's automotive business, including Sears Auto Centers. "Norman is a proven executive whose operations,...

2014-02-04 08:37:56

CITGO Employees Adopt 16 Families in Romeoville's Sixth Annual Operation Christmas Program LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Lemont Refinery spread holiday cheer with its participation in the Village of Romeoville's sixth annual Operation Christmas program in December. CITGO employees "adopted" 16 local families in need, providing gifts and monetary support to ensure these families had a brighter holiday. (Photo:...

2014-02-03 23:00:32

College students are invited to submit film shorts for a festival sponsored by Robert Morris University Illinois, Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Those of you in Wisconsin and Indiana, you’re included too. Robert Morris University Illinois invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. Together with DePaul University and Columbia...

2014-02-03 12:22:43

CITGO Community Action Team Collects Relief Items for Tornado Victims LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT), the employee volunteer organization at the CITGO Lemont Refinery, conducted a donation drive to help communities across Illinois recover from the devastating tornadoes in November 2013. CCAT volunteers collected and sorted donations from employees and contractors, including non-perishable food, clothing, infant toiletries, monetary...

2014-01-31 12:20:26

Kid's play room, Bluetooth devices among new additions NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville has become a regional leader in Toyota sales and service by being able to anticipate the needs of its customers; many times before the customer is aware they need something. It is this kind of commitment to outside of the box thinking that keeps customer searching for Toyota of Naperville when they need something for their vehicles, regardless of make or...

2014-01-30 16:22:45

ComEd launches "The Power of One" campaign CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diane Latiker, a mother of eight and grandmother to 13, began her outreach by opening her home as a safe haven to kids on the block. Her compassion to help a few has created an award-winning non-profit organization, "Kids off the Block," dedicated to providing more than 1,500 young people positive alternatives to gangs, drugs, truancy, violence, and the juvenile justice system. Today she has a center...


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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