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2011-06-15 00:00:26

Dachis Group and Defakto synchronize their organizational efforts to support practitioners of social business in the enterprise. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 On May 24th, SocialBusinessCouncil.org, a peer-to-peer community for social business strategists and practitioners was launched by Defakto, a Dallas based company. Coincidentally, on the same day, the Dachis Group, an Austin based company, announced the evolution of their 2.0 Adoption Council to the Social Business Council....

2011-06-13 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An empty lot, rare in the center of Philadelphia's business district, has suddenly transformed from grass and weeds to 32,000 square feet of produce, flowers, and trees. At a 3 p.m. press conference today onsite, the garden will officially open and 10,000 ladybugs will be released to help control insect pests in the garden's crops. Today, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), Independence Blue Cross (IBC), and Brandywine Realty Trust...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by http://www.naturehills.com. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by Nature Hills Nursery, a web-based retailer of plants and gardening products at...

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Small Business Bonfire Invited to Provide Small Business Help and Expertise in the Local Resource Café During the NYT Small Business Summit in June, 2011. Stewartsville, NJ (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 The Small Business Bonfire, an online community providing small business help and support for entrepreneurs and small business owners, has been invited to participate in the Local Resource Café during the 2011 New York Times Small Business Summit, taking place in New York City on June...

2011-05-11 14:53:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship is now accepting applications for the class of 2012-2014. Celebrating over a decade of design excellence, the fellowship is a unique three-year program that pairs exceptional, socially-minded architects with community development corporations (CDC) to help create affordable, green communities. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, July 8, 2011. "Throughout the course of this...

2011-05-09 11:04:00

Recommends Against Messrs. Ely and Fry due to Board Committee Failures WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CtW Investment Group welcomed the news today that leading independent proxy advisor ISS Governance Services recommended that their clients vote against Community Health Systems' (NYSE: CYH) Audit Committee members James Ely III and John Fry. As re-iterated in a letter to Community shareholders this morning, the CtW Investment Group is urging Community shareholders to oppose...

2011-04-20 15:02:00

ATLANTA, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MemberClicks, the leading provider of websites and membership software for small to medium-sized organizations is proud to announce the launch of their new social community engine that empowers organization members to interact with each other more than ever before. The new system, available to current customers at no additional charge, allows members to connect with each other to share information, photos, posts, membership actions and more....

2011-04-07 00:00:03

The HDXPRT Development Community, created by Principled Technologies (PT), is pleased to announce the distribution of the HDXPRT 2011 Beta to its registered members. HDXPRT 2011 is a benchmark for evaluating the capabilities of PCs using real-world media scenarios and common consumer media applications. Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 6, 2011 The HDXPRT Development Community, created by Principled Technologies (PT), is pleased to announce the distribution of the HDXPRT 2011 Beta to its registered...

2011-03-03 10:29:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has announced that it invested $1.1 billion in grants, loans and equity to support the revitalization of low-income communities during 2010, its 30th anniversary year. The capital is spurring lasting change through LISC's Building Sustainable Communities initiative, which supports community-based efforts to transform disinvested neighborhoods into good places to live, work, do business and...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraLinks, a leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that it has been accepted into the World Economic Forum's Community of Global Growth Companies (GGC). The GGC Community was formed in 2007 to engage dynamic, high-growth companies with the potential to be tomorrow's industry leaders and a driving force of economic and social change. There are currently only 280 companies in the GGC Community in more than 60...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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