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2014-08-19 23:12:20

One in Four Children will Face a Mental Health Issue During Childhood. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is well known for our highly-respected, intensive psychiatric residential treatment center. Recently, Orchard Place Campus Admissions director Lori Dawson-weeks, shared how the program has become so successful and tips for parents who are struggling with a child with severe mental health issues. Psychiatric Medical...

2014-08-06 23:09:19

Jessica Pilling is Orchard Place Child Guidance Center's School Based Therapy Supervisor. She advises parents to start now to get their children ready for the new school year. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Twenty Back to School Tips for Parents 1.    Take the time to do a classroom visit before school starts and meet with the teacher if possible. 2.    Help your child find his or her locker and walk thru what a daily room change will be...

2014-07-17 23:11:21

Critical Need for Basic Items and Gift Cards to Help Children Pay for Activities Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is launching their annual school supply drive to help 200 children get their educational year off to a great start. Today many families are forced to choose between school supplies or food and medicine. Many of the children served by Orchard Place have never started a school year with basic school supplies....

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...

2014-06-25 12:27:59

Des Moines hotel offers music festival attendees deluxe accommodations, complimentary breakfast buffet DES MOINES, Iowa, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fans flocking to the seventh annual 80/35 on July 4-5, 2014, can fuel up for the music festival with a special deal from the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121608 Located near the urban festival and just 4 miles from Des Moines International Airport, the Des Moines hotel...

2014-06-25 08:37:09

Robert Half Technology Survey Finds Continued IT Hiring Through Year-End DES MOINES, Iowa, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Des Moines shows that 14 percent of Des Moines-area chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2014. Another 82 percent plan to hire only for open IT roles, 4 percent plan to put hiring plans on hold, and 1 percent...

2014-06-04 23:14:06

Margaret Ann Bannister and LuVern Shiffler continue to make a difference in the lives of Iowa’s kids. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Margaret Ann Bannister and LuVern Shiffler Continue to Make a Difference in the Lives of Iowa’s Kids Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is proud to announce completion of an important project made possible by estate and memorial gifts from two outstanding supporters. Margaret Ann Bannister and LuVern Shiffler, who passed...

2014-05-13 23:09:04

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) June 16-19, 2014 at the Hampton Inn & Suites – Ankeny location. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 13, 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) June...

2014-04-10 12:20:59

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the first 120 miles of driving her new car off the lot, Jen Harken was in the repair shop for the first of six visits over the next year. From a loose fuse to a bad fuel pump to a damaged o-ring, the mom-of two, chief carpooler and corporate communications manager, learned some important lessons about what rights she had, and didn't have, when it came to buying a car. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b...

2014-04-04 23:41:30

Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has appointed Nicole Beaman, LISW, as Vice President for the Child Guidance Center. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has appointed Nicole Beaman, LISW, as Vice President for the Child Guidance Center effective March 31. Beaman will focus on strategies to further develop the mission and vision of Orchard Place’s Child Guidance Center, a community mental health...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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