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2014-09-18 16:21:56

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are warning consumers that thieves posing as Duke Energy employees are trying to steal your money and personal information. The scammers call customers and say they are "with Duke Energy in Wilmington," and that they're handling remote disconnections for cooperatives and other utilities. They warn that electricity will be disconnected unless they receive payment immediately. The...

2014-09-17 16:26:45

New President Sherry Wilson Heads Strong Team Focused on Driving EDI Adoption DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative Exchange, the National Health Clearinghouse Association representing organizations in the healthcare information technology and transaction industry, today announced the election of its new 2014 executive team. Effective immediately the new Cooperative Exchange officers are President Sherry Wilson of Jopari Solutions, Inc.; Vice President Betty Gomez...

2014-09-08 23:12:05

The second annual Community Wealth Building Conference for Metro Denver will take place on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 This year’s theme is “Creating a Cooperative Economy,” and will focus on strategies and initiatives that build community-based wealth, create good jobs, and grow a more just and sustainable economy, particularly in lower income and disenfranchised communities. The day-long...

2014-09-02 12:27:25

CO-OP Performance and the Opportunities They Create Discussed in New Decision Resources Group Executive Briefing BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that analysis on the Year One performance of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs) generates insights into related market access opportunities, which are key decision inputs for pharmaceutical account managers in planning season. These new nonprofit insurers are competing alongside much bigger...

2014-08-05 16:22:32

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are accepting applications for Bright Ideas education grants to fund creative, classroom-based learning projects. The final deadline to apply is in September, but five lucky educators who submit their application by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will win a $100 gift card. "We're proud to support educators whose hard work, dedication and enthusiasm impact the lives of so many young...

2014-07-26 23:00:20

The 2014 conference will be held in NCTC’s hometown of Kansas City, MO to commemorate NCTC's 30th Anniversary. SubscriberWise is proud to attend and exhibit once again this year. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center - SubscriberWise, the leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber risk management technology for the communications industry, announced today that the company will attend and exhibit at the annual NCTC & ACA conference...

2014-07-09 08:32:41

- $254 million credit union selects Symitar to improve operations and business processes, efficiency, and level of member service and convenience - MONETT, Mo., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Symitar(®) division today announced that $254 million Eastern Credit Union Cooperative Society Ltd. selected and has...

2014-07-08 23:02:57

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) will provide PowerSouth Energy Cooperative with a centralized load control solution for enhanced coordination with their Member Cooperatives. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 OATI has signed a contract with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative (PowerSouth), a Generation and Transmission (G&T) provider serving 20 distribution members, to implement a comprehensive solution to streamline their Demand Response (DR) operations. Utilizing...

2014-07-07 23:04:12

Produce Brand Taps into Community Opinion to Find a New Social Program to Support Via "Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness" Movement Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Corporations often donate money to charities or non-profits, but it’s rare to find an organization that lets the consumer decide where their support should go. Turbana is taking its social movement, “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness,” to a new level by encouraging the community to speak up and choose causes...

Study Of Sociable Weavers Shows Everybody Needs Good Neighbors
2014-07-07 03:56:07

The University of Sheffield A new insight into one of the biggest questions in science – why some animals, including humans, work together to maintain a common good – has been achieved by scientists at the University of Sheffield. Sociable weavers, a highly social and co-operative breeding bird from the savannahs of southern Africa, build the largest nests of any bird, housing colonies of up to several hundred birds that can often weigh tonnes and last for decades. The massive...


Word of the Day
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.'