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2014-06-09 23:02:04

Over $57,000 was distributed to students with disabilities who demonstrated academic excellence, community involvement and perseverance. These scholars are attending colleges and universities across the country, including Purdue University, Indiana University, the University of Alabama, St. Louis University, North Central College, Valparaiso University and Hope College. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 This year, the Marianjoy Scholarship Program awarded more than $57,000 in...

2014-06-03 23:17:10

Long before the hand held puppets and Jim Henderson’s creation of the Muppets, the art of fine crafted wood, string, paint and the marionettes existed and entertained. David Herzog’s Marionettes keep this art form alive as they visit Everest Academy in Lemont, IL. Lemont, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont in the three and four year old preschool program and in the kindergarten classes were tickled and delighted recently by the talented David Herzog and his...

2014-05-30 23:12:37

IMEC is proud to be a part of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Governor Pat Quinn, and Senator Dick Durbin announced today that the Chicago Metro Region is one of the first 12 locations to be designated a “Manufacturing Community” through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The U.S. Commerce Department-led program is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in...

2014-05-29 12:30:31

Connolly to Discuss Acquisitions, Innovations and More at EC Chicago CEO Breakfast CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Sean Connolly's leadership, Chicago-based packaged food company, Hillshire Brands, is becoming the most leading-edge meat-centric company in North America. Due to renewed focus on innovation and decisiveness, Connolly has elevated Hillshire's performance in the marketplace and boosted the Chicagoland business community....

2014-05-29 08:21:25

Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., stocks wide variety of pre-owned auto options KENOSHA, Wis., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car buyers in Wisconsin who are looking for a used option at a good price may be inclined to check out area classifieds before heading to a dealership, under the impression that a cheaper option is sure to be found that way. However, in many instances it ends up being the case that buying from an individual seller can lead to...

2014-05-29 08:21:24

New online tool allows for easier use NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Owning a Chevy car, truck or SUV is so much more than an extension of our personalities, despite what some pop-psychologists may say. Our vehicles are the most important tool a person has in their possession to live their daily lives. Not only are vehicles in the driveway of Chevrolet of Naperville customers a lifeline to the outside world, but they often serve many more functions...

2014-05-28 12:22:12

Vehicle Exchange Program offers new options NAPERVILLE, Ill, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many car owners remain apprehensive about selling their vehicles on the private market with good reason. Posting something as valuable as a car, truck or SUV could pose a real security risk. Additionally when dealing with people during a private sale, there is no hard and fast way to gauge their interest. To help alleviate these concerns, Chevrolet of Naperville has implemented the...

2014-05-28 12:21:57

New program offers customers more options NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville has so perfected the science of helping customers purchase vehicles that it almost make everything else seem elementary by comparison. However, when someone has financed and eventually paid off a vehicle, that customer has a few options at hand as to what to do with the existing vehicle. It is a good bet that they will trade in their previous vehicle as a part of the...

2014-05-21 08:26:09

Follow the Journey as Sean and Catherine Lowe Receive a Patio Makeover, Compliments of Sears, Shop Your Way and Kenmore HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "America's favorite bachelor couple," Sean and Catherine Lowe, who caught the nation's attention after finding love on a hit reality show, are now enlisting the help of Sears celebrity designer, Ty Pennington, fans from across the country and Shop Your Way members to design the patio of the couple's new home via this web...

2014-05-15 16:28:05

With terms finalized, next course: regulatory approval CHICAGO and WINFIELD, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The governing boards for Cadence Health and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) approved the definitive agreement to combine the two health systems. Subject to regulatory approvals, the combination would form an integrated academic healthcare delivery system spanning more than 60 sites of care across Chicago and its suburbs, including four hospitals, and more...


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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.'