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2011-02-11 00:00:46

Team Corolla Clubbers, staff from Corolla Classic Vacations and Corolla Real Estate, were awarded the top team for fund raising in 2010 for the OBX Relay for Life, Carnival for a Cure. The Outer Banks chapter of Relay for Life supports the American Cancer Society and their efforts to enable local programs and services in North Carolina. Corolla, NC (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 A January kick off meeting in Kitty Hawk, NC for the OBX Relay for Life was held to include awards presentations for...

2011-02-01 09:00:00

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FedConcepts, an award-winning cyber-security provider to the federal government, has announced that it has merged with Jorge Scientific Corporation -- a large firm that specializes in rapidly deploying highly trained professionals in support of a vast array of clients in the federal government, DoD, U.S. Armed Forces, and across intelligence, national security and law enforcement agencies. "Jorge's culture is a perfect fit for FedConcepts,"...

2010-12-13 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 16, 2010, ANHAM FZCO, LLC became fully responsible for the Prime Vendor contract with the U.S. Government, providing full-line food and non-food distribution and support services in Kuwait and Iraq. This marks the end of the seven-month transition from the previous vendor, as outlined in the original contract awarded in April 2010, in which ANHAM became the Prime Vendor for the contract. The contract requires ANHAM to provide a range...

2010-10-13 08:05:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge International Systems, a leading provider of integrated C4ISR solutions for the U.S. government's most demanding international security needs, announced today that it has been selected by the U.S. Navy to provide a Maritime Surveillance System to the Iraqi Navy. The delivery order, valued at approximately $6 million, was competitively awarded under an existing Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWARSYSCOM) indefinite delivery,...

2010-09-16 11:02:00

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RELYANT, LLC, a Maryville-based company providing worldwide strategic support services, has hired Jack M. MacRae as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Risk & Administrative Services. Mr. MacRae joins RELYANT from Safety and Ecology Corporation where he participated as a member of the company's executive team since 1996. His diverse and increasing responsibilities within the company paralleled the organization's rapid growth,...

2010-07-19 08:44:00

JERUSALEM, July 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today issued the following statement concerning the activities in the German markets. Mr. Shoham stated, "Our products have been well received in Germany and our market is rapidly expanding throughout the country. The following updates will show our successes in Germany." 1. "As it developed with the French agencies, in the past 18 months we have been able to penetrate many of...

2010-07-16 15:01:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TADF), an Aerospace/Defense Services contractor that offers air-combat training, aerial refueling, aircraft maintenance, disaster relief services, and other Aerospace/Defense services to the United States and Foreign militaries and agencies, is pleased to announce that it has hired Tom Robinson as its Director of Disaster Relief Services. Since 1995, Mr. Robinson has been the Chief...

2010-05-17 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark, a leading executive search firm serving the federal market, announces the success of this spring's invitation-only National Security Briefing (NSB). The event was co-founded three years ago by Benchmark and Kipps DeSanto, a leading federal M&A firm, and was co-sponsored this year by Holland & Knight, a multi-national law firm in federal contracting, mergers and acquisitions and compliance. The event attracted more than 150 of the...

2010-04-16 16:26:00

RALEIGH, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that today a federal grand jury returned a 15-count indictment charging four employees from Blackwater World-Wide. Included in the indictment are Gary Jackson, 52, former President; William Wheeler Mathews, Jr., 44, an attorney and former Executive Vice President and Vice President of Operations; Andrew Howell, 44, General Counsel; Ana Bundy, 45, former Vice President of Logistics and...

2010-04-14 04:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While many companies are holding off on hiring, Defenshield has seen significant requests for its ballistic protection equipment product line, and as a result has doubled its sales staff by hiring three additional account managers. "The requirement for protective equipment remains, and has increased substantially over the last year," said Collins White, President of Defenshield. "We are currently on track for a record year and in order to best meet...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'