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2014-08-06 16:30:24

Awards Ceremony To Celebrate High Donor Authorization Rate Among Latinos and Recognize Key Contributors CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network kicked off National Minority Donor Awareness week, (August 1-7), with the inaugural "Faces of Hope" Awards ceremony on July 31(st). The "Faces of Hope" distinction was awarded to Chicago city officials and professionals who through their work have delivered long-term benefits to Hispanics and to the...

2014-08-06 12:33:15

New feature enables more customers to check in for international flights on mobile devices CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first U.S. airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international flights via their iOS and Android mobile devices. United is offering customers the opportunity to use passport scanning functionality on the airline's mobile app as the carrier completes testing. Customers may access the...

2014-08-06 12:28:55

Northwestern Medicine is part of $1.4 million federal grant aimed at spreading the word in Chicago's underserved neighborhoods about the importance of quick stroke treatment CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It took Kimberly Rodgers less than 40 minutes to figure out something was really wrong. Dealing with a severe migraine, she was doing her laundry when all of the sudden she couldn't figure out the dial on her washing machine. "Then I looked in the mirror and my...

2014-08-06 08:28:16

Brand Challenges Artists to Create Unique Designs for its Iconic Blue Package of Table Salt; Morton Salt to Donate $100,000 in Scholarships to Support the Arts in Recognition of Morton Salt Girl's 100th Birthday CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morton Salt has been helping America create delicious dishes in the kitchen for generations - and now, in honor of the Morton Salt Girl's 100(th) Birthday this year, the company is calling on artistic consumers to create unique designs...

2014-08-05 23:11:58

Chicago-based digital printer Sunrise Digital pride themselves on being innovators in the large format printing field and custom printed acrylic coasters are one of those innovations. They're starting to offer clear acrylic printed coasters as a fun, practical giveaway or gift. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 When Sunrise Digital branched out into large format flatbed printing, they took their motto “print on anything” seriously and rolled out a variety of innovative products....

2014-08-05 23:11:30

Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Sports Brain is a national organization based in Chicago...

2014-08-05 23:09:26

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., today announced that it has appointed Doug Eveleigh general counsel and secretary. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., today announced that it has appointed Doug Eveleigh general counsel and secretary. Eveleigh will be part of the executive management team and will be responsible for all legal affairs for the 246-year-old digital-education and media company worldwide. He succeeds William J. Bowe, who is retiring after...

2014-08-05 23:08:55

GKhair and FineLine Distributors hosted an exclusive event for salon professionals and press in their new location to introduce for the first time, GKhair’s Fast Blow Dry, a new professional service along with hairstyles from the “Miles of Hair” Collection! Mandi Milner, Educator for GKhair & FineLine Distributors demonstrated exactly how the treatment works to fight frizz quickly and easily. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 More than 60 guests from Chicago met to...

2014-08-05 16:25:51

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Dr. Clifford E. Turner, founder of Liberty Temple Full Gospel Church and World Outreach Ministries, presented the "The Awakening" in 1990, his vision galvanized not only the local Chicago community, but also eventually an estimated 100 million viewers around the world. The show, a production from his Holywood Studios, followed the perils of a young, south side Chicago inner city teenager, Marquita Perry, and her struggles with premarital...

2014-08-05 16:25:39

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to social networking landscape, advertising is merely one piece of the social media puzzle, but it's a big one. Mintel predicts that the total advertising spend on social media in the US will surpass $11 billion by 2017--and it's apparently working. Nearly 40% of US social networkers said social media has some influence on them when conducting research for products and services. Men and women aged 18-34 are the most likely to use...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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