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2014-08-13 16:21:24

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The NASCO division (Chicago) of Quebec Stevedoring received a coveted award under the American Equity Underwriters Inc. (AEU) Safety Award Program. Awarded in recognition of the best performing companies in the area of health and safety among AEU's 500 members nationwide, NASCO won in the category of companies with under 100 employees. Winners in each category are determined by the ratio of the number and severity of accidents per hours worked...

2014-08-13 08:29:35

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Antibiotic resistance continues at an alarming rate with the indiscriminate overuse of antibiotics given to humans and animals. The number one pathogen is MRSA - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, an antibiotic resistant form of Staphylococcus and at epidemic levels in the United States and worldwide. MRSA and antibiotic resistance (AR) must to be a top political priority. "How can we ever hope to control an Ebola or SARS...

2014-08-12 23:09:41

Vic’s Drum Shop in Chicago, IL, one of the world’s premier retailers of drums and percussion equipment, will present a Sakae Day event on Saturday, August 16th from 11am to 5pm. The free event will feature door prizes, demos and workshops, special pricing on all in-stock Sakae drums, and an appearance by Sakae artist Peter Novak. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Vic’s Drum Shop in Chicago, IL, one of the world’s premier retailers of drums and percussion equipment, will present...

2014-08-12 23:04:16

A&A Packaging comments on the early acceptance of online medical marijuana applications for dispensaries and patients in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 According to the Chicago Tribune, cultivators, medical practitioners, businesses and patients in Illinois can now begin filling out their online applications to meet proper certification and licensing registry. “Illinois patients could start buying medical pot by spring” says Robert McCoppin of the Chicago...

2014-08-12 08:40:56

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retale (www.retale.com), the leading location-based shopping platform aggregating weekly circulars from over 110 top line retailers for mobile and digital devices, today announced that veteran media executive and online retail sales strategist Nels Stromborg has been appointed executive vice president of sales in North America. Mr. Stromborg, a digital executive with more than 20 years experience developing innovative online media sales...

2014-08-12 08:26:31

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity investor Richard Koch doesn't have much to say about the latest economic reports. His pared-down approach to investing - explained in depth in The Star Principle - has enabled him to achieve a net worth in excess of $250 million and growing. At an upcoming financial liberation seminar co-hosted with marketing consultant Perry Marshall, he'll be sharing sage advice and hard-won insights that have served him well in all kinds of...

2014-08-12 08:26:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Danielle R. Crumb, an ardent advocate, on the August 12 live broadcast of Chicago Counterpoint TV at 7:30 p.m. (CST). This week's show will focus on the winning legal strategies Crumb recently employed when she litigated a significant parental alienation case and reunited a desperate father with his three children who had been kicked to the curb. The...

2014-08-12 08:21:26

Continental Mitsubishi receives latest seven-seat sport utility models COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earning top grades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2013 and 2014, Mitsubishi Outlander remains the industry-tested option for a trustworthy and dependable sport utility experience in northeastern Illinois and beyond. With new models available now at Continental Mitsubishi, Outlander renews its campaign to provide a safe and satisfying...

2014-08-11 12:32:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellspring, the leader in enterprise software to manage research and innovation, is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Granda as the Executive Vice President of Marketing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135079 Mr. Granda comes from SAP, with more than 20 years of experience in computer and software marketing. Mr. Granda was Senior Director of Product Marketing responsible for mobile applications as well as marketing...

2014-08-11 12:27:28

Seeking new technology to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.