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2014-09-04 08:24:27

- Inaugural Icebox Derby culminates in a relay race at The Field Museum CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past six weeks, 30 young women from across Chicagoland have worked determinedly in teams to transform old refrigerators into electric race cars. They finally saw the fruits of their labor this Saturday, August 23, as they raced their cars head-to-head with fellow competitors and competed in a series of STEM-related challenges for the chance to take home the...

2014-09-03 23:14:27

Microsoft Implementation Engineer Answers Questions About Moving to the Cloud Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Steadfast, a leading provider of private and public cloud hosting, colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, recently addressed frequently asked questions regarding Microsoft and the Private Cloud. Steadfast’s Patrick Murray is a Microsoft Implementation Engineer with an extensive Windows system administration background. His professional passion lies primarily...

2014-09-03 23:11:27

Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com. are conducting in-person consultations with LGBTQ community at The Center in Chicago, IL on September 12. The following day they will be at the Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo, sponsored by GayParentsToBe.com. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Friday, September 12 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Chicago, IL, Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com will...

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...

2014-09-03 16:27:15

First round of speakers announced for the premier marketing event focused on educating the business community on ecommerce and integrated digital marketing strategies and tactics. CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the ClickZ Live Digital Marketing Conference are delighted to announce the first speakers taking the stage at their annual event in the city of Chicago. Fresh from successful conferences in New York, Toronto and San Francisco, the show (formerly known as SES) will...

2014-09-03 08:40:41

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyMozaic is pleased to announce its official launch: www.mymozaic.com/youtube. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/142162 MyMozaic was developed to help high school students preparing for the transition to either the college or career arena. Our platform helps students organize an in-depth recruiting profile that captures academic and extracurricular accomplishments. Students can upload performance videos, awards, test scores,...

2014-09-03 08:28:12

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) and the MeTV Network are proud to honor award-winning television personality Rich Koz as he celebrates 35 years as 'Svengoolie'. An event will be held in his honor on Friday, October 10 at 7PM at the museum, 360 N. State Street in Chicago. The evening will include an exclusive interview with Rich Koz, the unveiling of a new 'Svengoolie' exhibit featuring his original coffin and artifacts...

2014-09-02 23:04:08

The Chief Supply Chain Officer and Inventory Optimization Summit returns to Chicago this November. Fortune 500 senior decision makers will gather to discuss best practices and challenges in supply chain strategy, demand planning, inventory optimization and change management. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 A regulated and effective supply chain is crucial to increasing an organizations’ efficiency, capacity and bottom line. At the Chief Supply Chain Officer & Inventory...

2014-09-02 23:03:43

Geese are some of the most difficult pest birds to deal with. Bird-X explains why successful goose control programs begin in September. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Canada goose is one of the most common North American pest birds, known for stubbornly returning to the same areas year after year. Populations of year-round resident geese have been exploding in recent years, while migratory birds add to their numbers seasonally. In the United States, September marks the return...

2014-09-02 16:24:41

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodMinds, a food and nutrition consulting and communications agency, is on track for its third year of double-digit growth according to current projections. The agency is exceeding budget expectations with existing and new clients as it enters the last four months of 2014, and is also growing its team. FoodMinds is adding new communications, science, and public affairs experts, as well as promoting several of its current team members, to meet...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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