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2014-09-16 23:08:52

Online IT Marketplace Adds Financial Expert to Its Team Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 MarkITx, a transparent marketplace for buying and selling used enterprise IT equipment, announced today that Ryan Kasten has joined the company as CFO. In this role, Kasten is responsible for overseeing financial and accounting operations for the growing business. Kasten comes to MarkITx with broad experience across multiple industries in association with major private equity firms. Over his...

2014-09-16 23:05:37

This is Adage Technologies' second time being named EPiServer Partner of the Year Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Adage Technologies, a leading website and application development firm, was recently named as the 2014 EPiServer Partner of the Year for the second time in the firm’s history. Adage Technologies was named EPiServer Partner of the Year in 2010 and also won Best Digital Marketing Site of the Year in 2013 for the development of a new website for digital...

2014-09-16 23:03:51

CEO and Engineers Available to Field Specific Cloud Questions Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Steadfast, a leading provider of private and public cloud hosting, colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, is holding an open Cloud Consulting Day for any business interested in moving their infrastructure to the cloud. On Wednesday, October 8th, appointments will be available from 9 am CST through 9 PM CST. Those interested should sign up for a time slot here: Cloud Consulting...

2014-09-16 16:21:00

Online Credit Checks Streamline Financing MIDLOTHIAN, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the looming questions when considering adding a new vehicle to a household is credit approval. Chicago drivers have it easy thanks to Bill Kay Ford's online car loan application process. Simplifying and rationalizing a previously tedious and and potentially daunting task, Chicago drivers can now rest easy. Photo -...

2014-09-16 12:30:39

Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens receive this top recognition CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest level in Metro Chicago. Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens received this top recognition at the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors...

2014-09-16 12:26:36

The Internet Retailer 2015 Leading Vendors to the Top 1,000 Reveals Which Specialized E-Commerce Technology and Services Categories Are Growing the Fastest CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With online retail sales growing by 16% in Q2, according to the Commerce Department, more web merchants are heavily investing in e-commerce technology. Fully 87% of e-retailers recently surveyed by Internet Retailer say they will increase their spending on e-commerce technologies and...

2014-09-16 08:27:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Koch didn't call anyone else "boss" on his path to earning $279 million. Applying scientific tools and techniques, he made the enviable leap from working for his money to watching his money work for him. Now he's presenting some of his most fruitful and hard-won insights to an exclusive audience as part of a three-day financial liberation seminar. Slated for September 28 to 30, more about this potentially life- and career-changing...

2014-09-16 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding principal amount of its 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2029 (the "Notes") that they have a right, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require the Company to purchase, on Oct. 15, 2014, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal...

2014-09-16 08:20:34

Test rides for the public available for the first time at HTUF Conference in Chicago September 23, 2014 FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Chicago is now home to the first and only all-electric garbage truck in North America. Designed by Motiv Power Systems, the Electric Refuse Vehicle, or ERV, was made possible using Motiv's modular, plug-and-play electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) technology and in collaboration with Chicago's existing refuse...

2014-09-15 23:05:21

Nineteen health systems are being recognized for their evidence-based leadership development practices that will be shared with organizations throughout the country to help them prepare future leaders and achieve organizational excellence. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) has identified 19 leading “BOLD” healthcare organizations that are using evidence-based leadership development practices to achieve excellence and improve...


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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.'