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2014-10-24 08:26:05

Rotary District 7570 shares the importance of eradicating a forgotten disease ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is World Polio Day, and Rotary International is calling attention to this devastating disease by asking people to make a contribution to end polio forever at their local rotary club, or at http://www.wearethisclose.com. Polio is often an afterthought in the United States, but parts of Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan are still endemic, and as long as...

2014-10-23 23:10:56

IT managed service provider Stratosphere Networks participates in local Halloween 6k. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 On Sunday, October 26, a team from Stratosphere Networks will participate in the Evanston Trick or Treat Trot. The Halloween-themed 6k is presented by NorthShore University HealthSystem and will benefit Foundation 65. Foundation 65 is an organization that raises funds and grants for District 65 schools located in Evanston and Skokie. F65 works to enrich school...

2014-10-23 20:20:38

Partnership to Explore the Benefits of Beacon Technology for Transit Authorities, Consumers and Brands CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced an expanded pilot test of beacon technology in partnership with Titan, the leader in transit-based traditional and digital out-of-home advertising. A secure, closed network of Gimbal Bluetooth Smart beacons will be installed at some rail stations throughout the City of Chicago, where Titan...

2014-10-22 23:14:44

Vickie Dodd, an internationally known pioneer in the field of Sound as a form of Bodywork Therapy, is premiering at Heartwood for the first time for her program “Our Voices, Our Medicine.” Heartwood Center for Body Mind Spirit, a holistic health services center in Evanston, hosts the weekend program on October 24-26 in their Skylight Room at 1818 Dempster Street. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Vickie Dodd, an internationally known pioneer in the field of Sound as a form of...

2014-10-09 08:28:16

ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marion Bunch of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody was honored by Rotary on Oct. 7 as one of Rotary's 'Women of Action' for her exemplary dedication to improving the lives of others. Bunch was one of 10 Rotary 'Women of Action' who were recognized for donating their time, talents and expertise to help thousands of people in need. The White House invited the humanitarian service organization to visit, as part of the annual Rotary Day in Washington D.C....

2014-09-30 23:21:34

Heartwood Center for Body Mind Spirit, a holistic health services center in Evanston, is leading the way in creating a healing community in the Dempster/Dodge area. They have launched an evening taking place once per month with the goal of giving back to the community by offering complimentary health and wellness services and classes provided by their very own practitioners. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Heartwood Center for Body Mind Spirit, a holistic health services center in...

2014-09-09 12:28:10

Business Technology Leader to Join Provider-Led Innovation Network CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVIA - a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare ­- announces NorthShore University HealthSystem, a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system serving the Chicago region, has joined the growing AVIA Innovator Network. Recently named to the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business...

2014-08-04 16:27:55

Rotary member cycles from Seattle to D.C. to show how urban farming and gleaning helps battle food insecurity in the United States EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of his cross-country ride to raise awareness of community-based strategies to fight hunger in America, Seattle Rotary member Benjamin Rasmus will tour an urban farm in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood - an area plagued by food deserts. Rasmus, Rotary International General Secretary John...

2014-07-23 08:37:09

New Counseling@Northwestern Program Offered Through The Family Institute at Northwestern University EVANSTON, Ill., and LANDOVER, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications in fall 2014 for classes beginning in spring 2015. The Family Institute at...

2014-07-18 23:06:18

Local IT company partnered with mobile bakery to provide free treats to attendants. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an Evanston-based IT managed service provider, made an appearance at the Fourth Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival. The team from Stratosphere Networks weren’t just normal attendants though; they were there to pass out 50 vouchers to the Sweet Ride Chicago truck. The Evanston Food Truck Festival was held in Brummel Park on Tuesday, July 15 at...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.