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2014-10-22 23:02:48

Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling to be recognized at a reception on October 29, 2014, at the Blue Marlin. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce attorneys Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling have been selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites.    The magazine selected the top Columbia-area...

2014-10-22 08:27:44

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada will receive pro bono marketing services this week through CreateAthon, a 24-hour pro bono marketing marathon to be held in nine cities on October 23 and 24 as part of Pro Bono Week, a global celebration of skills-based volunteerism and the impact it can have on the social sector. Founded by Riggs Partners in Columbia, South Carolina in 1997, CreateAthon is one of the...

2014-10-20 23:04:49

American Story Channel Delivers Access to Discoverable Information, Extended Engagement and Physical Play COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Kazaz! is story time reimagined. American Story Channel today announced the launch of Kazaz!, an exciting new app featuring a world of interactive, animated original stories. Kazaz! goes above and beyond the typical app design. It uniquely combines a series of discoverable learning gems and real-world 3D printed figures to create an enhanced,...

2014-10-14 23:02:06

Join NACM and HighRadius to learn how Tech Data leveraged innovative technology to automate the retrieval of credit information from credit and trade groups. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The National Association for Credit Management (NACM), a leading resource for credit and financial management information and education, and HighRadius Corporation, a leading provider of financial supply chain management (FSCM) solutions, are proud to announce a complimentary webinar on October...

2014-10-14 16:20:35

TCOM's 17M aerostat system, equipped with a Wescam MX10 sensor, will demonstrate the capabilities of Tactical Class aerostats in the maritime domain. These portable, rapid-deploying systems provide comprehensive surveillance for naval vessels both afloat and ashore in a port environment. COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, L.P., the global leader in lighter-than-air (LTA) persistent surveillance solutions announced that its 17M Tactical Class aerostat will take...

2014-10-13 23:07:50

Christian Stegmaier named chair of the DRI’s 2015 Retail & Hospitality seminar Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Christian Stegmaier has been named chair of the DRI’s 2015 Retail & Hospitality seminar, which is to be held May 7 and 8, 2015 in Chicago. DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys that provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and...

2014-10-09 23:02:27

Paula Williamson has joined the firm as its Multimedia Strategist Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Paula Williamson has joined the firm as its Multimedia Strategist. In this position, she will manage content for all external publications, social media and electronic marketing. Williamson graduated from the University of South Carolina with a broadcast journalism degree. Prior to joining Collins & Lacy, she worked as a...

2014-10-02 08:27:18

Monumental Box Set Includes 5 Studio Albums, 4 Live Albums, The Graduate Soundtrack and 1972's 14x Platinum Selling Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Simon & Garfunkel - The Complete Albums Collection on Monday, November 24. Available for pre-order at: http://smarturl.it/SG_CAC_Amz. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149847...

2014-09-29 23:12:55

ceTe Software just simplified PDF components for all .NET developers with the release of their DynamicPDF for .NET version 8. Taking an already mature product, version 8 adds many new features for real-time PDF generation, manipulation, printing and more. COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 ceTe Software, creators of the .NET PDF SDK DynamicPDF, announced the release of the DynamicPDF Core Suite v8.0 for .NET. The Core Suite v8 for .NET packages the latest version of Generator for...

2014-09-29 23:02:23

October 2nd Event Celebrates the Opening of An Ultra-Modern Facility Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The national leader in the minimally invasive Venefit procedure for varicose veins, Maryland Vein Professionals (MVP), is proud to announce the grand opening of their state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) on October 2nd, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. The new MVP facility offers patients leading-edge care for varicose and spider vein treatments as well as a convenient and...


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
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