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2014-09-25 23:11:08

Aureus Medical will be in Des Moines, Iowa October 7-9 to exhibit at the IHA Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the Iowa Hospital Association Annual Meeting to be held October 7-9, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Center in Des Moines, IA. The IHA Annual Meeting will provide educational programming,...

2014-09-20 23:02:59

Number of Iowa Children Served Now Approaches 10,000 Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has just released its annual Report Card detailing mission,programs, number of children and families serves as well as new statistics regarding at risk youth. “Orchard Place has seen a significant increase in the number of youth and families served in our programs: a total of 9,830 youth compared to 7,845 youth in 2013, a 25%...

2014-09-12 23:05:58

Registration is open for Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training classes October 27-30, 2014 at Staybridge Suites – West Des Moines location. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations, will offer two scrum certification classes: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) October 27-30, 2014 at Staybridge Suites – West Des Moines location. The...

2014-09-05 23:05:35

Agile experts to host Scrum Developer certification for software architects, developers, development managers and systems analysts the week of October 6-10. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training class in Des Moines, Iowa the week of October 6-10, 2014. The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes into a complete week-long certification track to earn Scrum Developer certification, as...

2014-08-21 23:13:08

The Grant Is Designated to The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant will be used by the The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place to help with the emergency needs of children and families served by all Orchard Place divisions. “This grant is crucial to the children and families of Orchard Place,” said...

2014-08-21 23:11:10

Hy-Vee’s Homefront Initiative Kicks off with Strong Customer Support Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® once again thanks Hy-Vee, Inc., a supermarket chain in the Midwest, for their continued support to military families. So far in 2014, Hy-Vee has already donated more than $46K to Hope For The Warriors® with the support of their customers and the “Round Up” program. The company will continue this program in the month of November for Veterans...

2014-08-07 00:22:10

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikayla Lien (pronounced Lean), a 19-year-old from Calmar, was crowned the 61(st )Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight (Wednesday, August 6). Lien, daughter of Gary and Patty Lien, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa's dairy farmers. Throughout her year-long reign she will make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the...

2014-07-17 23:08:57

Gophermods, a leader in electronics repair that specializes in iPhone, iPod, iPad and smartphone repair, is opening a new Des Moines store July 2014. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Gophermods newest location is located near Douglas and 100th St in Urbandale and in the same building as Yo2Go, Tsing Tao and Central Bank. As a part of the grand opening celebration, Gophermods will be offering 15-20% off all repair service as well as other giveaways and promotions.Des Moines iPhone...

2014-07-09 23:11:01

$80,000 Raised, More than 600 Cyclists and 100 Volunteers Drive Event’s Success Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is proud to announce results of its third annual Moonlight Classic bike ride held Saturday, June 14th. With the help of more than 600 cyclists, 100 volunteers many corporate sponsors, Orchard Place was able to raise a record $80,000 to fund Orchard Place Summer School and its Enrichment and Latino Outreach...

2014-07-09 08:25:57

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Elbel has been named the fourth partner at the branding and marketing firm of Deksia, which has offices in Des Moines, Iowa and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Elbel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts and Graphic Design from Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa in 2003 and started at Deksia in 2011 as a freelance graphic designer. Elbel was hired on as a full-time employee in May 2013. At that time, Elbel continued designing...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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