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2014-06-18 08:26:27

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide, an independent, full-service global marketing agency, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Chicago by being named to the Crain's Chicago Business "Fast Fifty" list for the fourth year in a row. Honored as #42 on the list, Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide boasted five-year growth of 262 percent and is one of three advertising and marketing agencies to be featured on this year's list...

2014-06-17 23:12:27

Two of CSG Government Solutions’ leading Child Support program experts recently participated in the Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association’s 51st Annual Training Conference and Exposition held May 18 - 22 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Two of CSG Government Solutions’ leading Child Support program experts recently participated in the Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association’s 51st Annual Training Conference and...

2014-06-17 23:11:14

Colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“Continuum”) is pleased to announce that its Chairman and CEO, Eli D. Scher has been appointed to the Open-IX (OIX) Association Data Center Standards Subcommittee. West Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“Continuum”) is pleased to announce that its Chairman and CEO, Eli D. Scher has been appointed...

2014-06-17 23:02:04

eSports becomes part of the athletic program at Robert Morris. Student gamers will participate in national competitions, joining more than 100 colleges and universities in the Collegiate Star League. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Robert Morris University Illinois is pleased to announce the addition of an online sport to its athletic program. Commonly referred to as eSports, the activity consists of organized video game competitions. Specifically, RMU students will compete in...

2014-06-17 16:26:01

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. and HINSDALE, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), part of St. Louis-based Ascension Health and Adventist Midwest Health (AMH), part of Adventist Health System, announce the signing of a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint operating company (JOC). The letter calls for the two health systems to pursue a possible affiliation under which four AMH hospitals and five ABHS hospitals in suburban Chicago will join forces...

2014-06-17 16:20:31

Increases Service Frequency between Portland-Chicago and Northern California-Chicago OMAHA, Neb., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of its customers' growing needs for truck-competitive service between western U.S. markets and Chicago, the country's primary transportation interchange point, Union Pacific recently has increased the frequency of two intermodal services: Portland-Chicago and Northern California-Chicago. Both are part of Union Pacific's top-tier "premium" intermodal...

2014-06-17 12:25:48

News America Marketing Veterans Appointed to Expanded Roles NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News America Marketing, the premier publisher of coupons in the U.S. and Canada, producing billions of coupons annually, today announced that Robert Spitz has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, National Sales Manager, and Heidi Gray has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Central Division Sales. Previously, Robert had held the title of Executive Vice...

2014-06-17 12:25:34

CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brilliant(TM), a leading search and staffing firm in the accounting, finance, and IT professions, is honored to win Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award chosen by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/118054 This competitive recognition acknowledges local companies that offer outstanding best practices in various human resources categories including employee...

2014-06-17 12:25:27

Global Performance Brand Arrives in Midwest with Prime Michigan Avenue Location BALTIMORE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour (NYSE: UA) announced today that it will open its newest specialty retail location at 600 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago in March, 2015. Situated in the heart of the city's thriving Magnificent Mile, on the corners of Michigan Avenue and Ohio Street, the Brand House retail store will focus on cutting-edge products and design and will serve as a...

2014-06-17 08:25:23

Conference figures to be a talent magnet, networking and community building opportunity CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity investor Richard Koch and marketing consultant Perry Marshall have organized a financial conference like no other: for three days in September, attendees can discover the tools, techniques and, most importantly, the mindset necessary to utterly transform one's life and business. Learn more about this opportunity at...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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