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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...

2014-07-18 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...

2014-06-02 23:04:42

Arboretum's first-ever app, developed by Breakthrough Technologies, LLC, features a GPS-coordinated map pinpointing popular sites, self-guided tours, instant Arboretum news updates, digital membership cards, and more. EVANSTON, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Morton Arboretum’s recently unveiled first-ever app is proving to be a powerful, versatile tool for connecting visitors and members with the rich offerings of this 1,700-acre living museum. The app, developed by Breakthrough...

2014-05-30 23:13:55

Holistic health and wellness center, Heartwood, based in Evanston, hosted renowned meditation instructor and social activist Lopon Jann Jackson for a Four Foundations of Mindfulness Program on May 16-18. The program laid the groundwork for Khandro Rinpoche’s upcoming visit to Heartwood on August 16 and 17. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Holistic health and wellness center, Heartwood, based in Evanston, hosted renowned meditation instructor and social activist Lopon Jann Jackson for a...

2014-05-09 23:09:59

The 2014 AIA Design Award Committee selects two projects designed by Flad Architects to receive Honor Awards in this year's competition. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The 2014 Design Award Committee of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the selection of two projects designed by Flad Architects as Honor Award recipients in this year’s Wisconsin Design Awards competition. Architectural design work recognized includes the new Biochemical Sciences Complex at...

2014-04-23 23:07:43

Leading SaaS transportation management system provider initiates operation in Brazil to increase presence in Latin America. Evanston, Ill. and Utrecht, the Netherlands (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Eyefreight (http://www.eyefreight.com), a provider of SaaS transportation management system (TMS) technology, today announced it has begun expansion in Brazil with the hiring of Luiz Martins who will serve as sales director for Latin America, helping Eyefreight amplify its reach in the region with...

2014-03-01 23:03:54

To enhance the educational opportunities of students with significant cognitive disabilities – a traditionally underserved population – Breakthrough Technologies, LLC will be developing a comprehensive software assessment system for the National Center and State Collaborative. Evanston, Illinois (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 To enhance the educational opportunities of students with significant cognitive disabilities – a traditionally underserved population – Breakthrough Technologies,...

2014-02-19 23:00:56

To enhance the educational opportunities of students with significant cognitive disabilities – a traditionally underserved population – Breakthrough Technologies, LLC will be developing a comprehensive software assessment system for the National Center and State Collaborative. Evanston, Illinois (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 To enhance the educational opportunities of students with significant cognitive disabilities – a traditionally underserved population – Breakthrough Technologies,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'