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2014-07-11 12:23:15

CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, Built In Chicago announced the 2014 winners of the Moxie Awards, naming the best of Chicago's digital companies at an award ceremony of 850 attendees. Sixteen companies were honored for their innovation, mentorship, and cultivation of the Chicago tech community. Honorees were celebrated by Built In Chicago's founder, Matt Moog, and CEO, Maria Katris, as well as Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who remarked on the immense success he has witnessed...

2014-07-11 12:23:07

CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While warehouse clubs may be perceived to be the domain of those looking to stretch a tight budget - new research from Mintel reveals that it is not just those of lower incomes having to 'make do.' High income consumers think their products are on a par with leading brands. Indeed, 38% believe store brand or private label brands at warehouse clubs are comparable to name brand items in terms of quality--a number that increases to 44% of households...

2014-07-10 23:12:47

Local IT Company Appearing at Evanston Food Truck Festival to Give Away Vouchers for Sweet Ride Chicago Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an IT support company based in Evanston, Illinois, is launching their pay-it-forward campaign at the 4th Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival on July 15. They will be partnering with Sweet Ride Chicago, Windy City’s mobile bakery, to give away 50 food vouchers. The food truck festival will be held Tuesday, July 15 at Brummel...

2014-07-10 16:26:15

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes is excited to announce that it will open seven new neighborhoods this summer and fall throughout Chicagoland, reflecting Orleans' growing footprint in the area. With communities ranging from country living to suburban, homebuyers are sure to find the perfect fit for their family. The Courtyards of Glen Ellyn offers courtyard-style townhomes in a quiet area, but within walking distance of shopping, dining and the commuter train in...

2014-07-10 16:25:19

$58 MILLION OF ADDITIONAL NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviv REIT, Inc. ("Aviv" or the "Company") (NYSE: AVIV) announced today it has acquired two assisted living facilities ("ALFs") and one post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facility ("SNF") for $82.0 million (the "Acquisition"), and two parcels of land and the entitlements for the construction of two new ALFs and a 50 unit addition to one of the existing ALFs for $12.2 million (the "New...

2014-07-10 12:30:59

TEAM CHANCE runners offered exclusive racing benefits and the opportunity to double fundraising impact CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, July 20(th), Chicago's tourism, hospitality, and food and beverage industry will put aside competition and join TEAM CHANCE at Chicago's Rock n' Roll Half Marathon and 5K to support the Jackson Chance Foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to providing parking and transportation assistance for all families with critically ill babies in the...

2014-07-10 12:25:50

Sterling Partners Portfolio Company Expected to Expand Programs, Services and Schools in the United States and Abroad CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School of Rock, the national leader in performance-based music education, and its growth equity partner, Sterling Partners, announced today the appointment of Dzana Homan as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. Homan will lead School of Rock into its next phase of growth by leveraging her extensive career leading large...

2014-07-10 12:25:18

Learn Why Top Marketers are Going Mobile First LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Media Summit, the largest mobile media and advertising conference in North America and Europe is headed to Chicago for its third-annual event on Tuesday, July 29(th) at the Mid-America Club. The industry gathering will host more than 700 media, digital, agency, brand and mobile executives who are moving the industry forward and driving mobile innovation across the United States and around the...

2014-07-10 09:44:40

American Academy of Neurology Position statement released as AAN hosts first Sports Concussion Conference in Chicago The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections...

2014-07-10 08:25:04

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairgoers and gamers across the country looking to understand the economics of agriculture and have fun doing it can now download Risk Ranch for free from both the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The app - the first and most exciting agriculture-based game of its kind - is also playable online at www.cmegroup.com/4Hcarnival. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/125738 Logo -...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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