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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...

2014-07-10 23:12:47

Local IT Company Appearing at Evanston Food Truck Festival to Give Away Vouchers for Sweet Ride Chicago Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an IT support company based in Evanston, Illinois, is launching their pay-it-forward campaign at the 4th Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival on July 15. They will be partnering with Sweet Ride Chicago, Windy City’s mobile bakery, to give away 50 food vouchers. The food truck festival will be held Tuesday, July 15 at Brummel...

2014-06-27 23:09:23

Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in Evanston, has recently doubled their capacity and launched their unique business model for providing integrative wellness services at their 1818 Dempster Street location. They offer a unique business model that incubates practitioners, therapists, and business owners with their own offices. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in...

2014-04-29 23:00:31

Dave Diffendal, host of Rotary Radio International interviews Audrey Cochran of the Grid Earth Project on how light is changing lives around the world. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 In a recent interview, Audrey Cochran, Director of the Grid Earth Project, discusses how small solar lights are changing lives around the world. Rotary Radio International is a weekly radio show hosted by Dave Diffendal that features works and projects of Rotarians around the world. In this issue Dave discovers the...

2014-04-11 23:24:57

Kyong Wilson's impressive career, combined with her vast philanthropic leadership experience, has aptly prepared her for a high profile, community position, such as the Rotary District Governor. Bristol, CT (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kyong Wilson, president of IndustrialSafety.com, has recently been appointed District Governor for the 2015-2016 Rotary District 7890. Kyong Wilson’s impressive background in leadership roles, both professionally and within her community, made her an ideal...

2014-03-18 08:32:31

3D Printing & Prototyping Fab Lab to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Patient Care CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ProofX, LLC announced its newest ProofX Biotech Fab Lab opening in a partnership with the Center for Biomedical Research Informatics (CBRI) at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). The ProofX Fab Lab will enable physicians and researchers to optimize surgical outcomes and enhance medical care for patients by fabricating precise, customized 3D...

2014-01-22 23:27:39

In their latest blog post, special needs planning company discusses plans to develop housing for individuals with special needs under their two housing development initiatives. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC is a company that specializes in offering services that are at the heart of planning for families and individuals with special needs. These services include helping families complete a personalized Comprehensive Special Needs Financial Life...

2014-01-15 12:26:34

Terrence and Barbara Caster's gift will support polio eradication work and peace studies program EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Diego businessman and Rotary club member Terrence Caster and his wife Barbara have donated $1.85 million to Rotary in support of the humanitarian service group's polio eradication and peace studies programs. "Barbara and I are blessed to be fruitful in our family business A-1 Self Storage, and we've always felt it is important...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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