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2014-09-09 12:28:10

Business Technology Leader to Join Provider-Led Innovation Network CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVIA - a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare ­- announces NorthShore University HealthSystem, a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system serving the Chicago region, has joined the growing AVIA Innovator Network. Recently named to the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business...

2014-09-03 23:11:01

Illinois teachers receive training in iOS programming; 500 high school students to learn coding by end of school year. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 School districts in two Chicago suburbs have partnered with Mobile Makers Academy to add software development and coding classes into their STEM curricula. Barrington 220 School District (Barrington, Ill.) and High School District 214 (Arlington Heights, Ill.) are the first districts to pilot Mobile Makers Academy's high school...

2014-08-29 08:20:43

Scion Labor Day Holiday Sales Event at Scion of Naperville NAPERVILLE Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Scion dealership in Naperville, Illinois has been busier than ever thanks to the help of an amazing summer sales event that Toyota is currently offering to anyone who purchases a new Scion or Toyota vehicle. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139729 Due to this sales event, more people than ever have been visiting Scion of Naperville and are falling in...

2014-08-26 12:21:31

Consumers excited about upgrades to 2015 Scion FR-S NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the Scion FR-S sports car coupe was first introduced in the 2013 model year as an affordable sports car with great styling and performance, it instantly became one of the most popular new cars in the Scion lineup. This vehicle was able to grow a massive fan base in just a few short years and a Naperville Illinois Scion dealership has already spoken to many customers about...

2014-08-25 12:28:53

Members Can Access Big Brands, Latest Styles, and Exclusive Content from Teen Influencers HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a new kid on the block this school year: ShopYourWay.com. What began as a rewards program with tens of millions of members has expanded into a comprehensive shopping destination and a unique social shopping experience. "Social shopping enables an entirely new level of involvement and experience as peers can save, share and talk about...

2014-08-21 23:10:48

ITsavvy just announced that it will be hosting a major technology symposium-- bringing together top industry experts and featuring one of the brightest technology minds in corporate America. ADDISON, Ill. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ITsavvy, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S., just announced that it will be hosting a major technology symposium-- bringing together top industry experts and featuring one of the brightest technology minds in corporate America. This...

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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'