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2013-11-08 16:25:23

Dr. Victor J. Cook, Jr. of Columbus, OH has been honored with a recognition by Columbus Monthly in its selection of "Top Columbus Metropolitan Area Dentists." COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2013 issue of Columbus Monthly published by CM Media, Inc.. Dr. Victor J. Cook, Jr. was selected for the following honor: "Top Columbus Metropolitan Area Dentists" (Photo:...

2013-10-24 08:26:09

Opelika taking the lead as state's first smart city OPELIKA, Ala., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers were already lined up last Wednesday morning when Opelika Power Services (OPS) opened its doors with new product offerings: video, voice and data delivered on a 100 percent fiber broadband network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CL02955 ) Mayor Gary Fuller of the city of Opelika said: "This new smart system will deliver the same reliable power services,...

2013-06-20 08:23:34

14th Time Insurance Giant Appears on Prestigious List COLUMBUS, Ga., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, has been named as one of IDG Computerworld's 2013 Best Places to Work in IT. It is the 14(th) time that Aflac has appeared on Computerworld's prestigious list. According to Computerworld, the Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for...

2013-06-06 08:30:52

Pharmavite, a Leading Vitamin and Supplement Manufacturer, to Meet Increased Demand with New Facility OPELIKA, Ala., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmavite LLC, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of high-quality vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements, including Nature Made® vitamins, will officially announce the opening of the company's new manufacturing facility at the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park in Opelika, Ala. during a grand opening ceremony that is being...

2013-05-03 20:22:42

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus businessman Scott Ressmeyer and 11 friends have started their 2013 Scott's Ride for Miracles, a 21-day, 9,000-mile, 48-state motorcycle trek to raise awareness and money to benefit Children's Miracle Network at The Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. The Miracle Send-Off Ceremony was held at 11:30 a.m. Friday morning, then at noon, the riders revved up their Harley engines and roared out of The Medical Center. To view the multimedia content...

2013-03-28 16:25:05

COLUMBUS, Ga., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parent Advisory Council at The Medical Center is the recipient of the 2013 Georgia Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (GSDVS) "Best Practice Award." The award, which honors new, innovative and unique volunteer programs in the areas of Community Outreach, In-House Programs and Fundraising, was announced at the 2013 GSDVS Annual Conference March 19-20 in St. Simons, Ga. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/CL85469LOGO )...

2013-01-20 12:20:26

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, and six time recipient of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies designation, was honored Saturday evening with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center's 2013 Salute to Greatness Award. Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos attended the event held at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta and accepted the award on behalf of the company. In announcing that Aflac would receive the...

2012-08-21 06:27:28

JERICHO, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS) announced today that Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama has selected the HCCS COI-SMART system to automate the conflict of interest disclosure process. The COI-SMART system will assist Auburn University in complying with new National Institute of Health (NIH) conflict of interest regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061010/NYTU194LOGO) "We sought out an easy to use system that...

2012-07-26 02:22:14

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces, Ally Financial has teamed up with Jay Automotive Group to provide $10,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to children of Georgia military personnel. In cooperation with Operation Homefront Georgia, backpacks and school supplies will be delivered to children of Active Duty and National Guard military personnel throughout the state of Georgia. Military families from Fort Benning...

2012-05-30 06:23:08

Montana memorial on Forest Service land includes statue of Jesus NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a war memorial that has commemorated the valor and sacrifice of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division for more than 50 years. And yesterday, one day after Americans solemnly observed Memorial Day, the Knights of Columbus -- represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty -- asked to intervene in a pending lawsuit to defend the memorial's right to...