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2014-07-30 23:15:02

Miami’s community bank for 40 years wishes their customers and community to be safe and well prepared for the 2014 hurricane season. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As the 2014 hurricane season begins to take full force on our nation’s coastlines, Continental National Bank is encouraging customers to prepare for the hurricane season by staying informed, assessing their home’s risk, and developing emergency plans to protect against a potential storm. “Preparation is key to ensuring...

2014-07-23 12:34:27

ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNP) in Minnesota that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for severe storms, high winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from June 11 through July 11, 2014....

2014-07-11 23:08:43

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in North Carolina. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 402 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of North Carolina. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in...

2014-07-09 08:21:11

Virginia-based family owned business continues to advance their preparedness for nationwide disaster response. BROOKNEAL, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Pentagon contracts fell 29% in May compared to May 2013, Foster Fuels, Inc. won an $853.2 million fuel contract from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). 2014 has seen United States defense contract spending drop five of its first six months from its 2013 numbers, but the Brookneal-based firm garnered the third-largest...

2014-07-04 23:04:04

Hurricane Arthur is predicted to hit the outranks of North Carolina this upcoming weekend. US Federal Contractor Registration is encouraging businesses to become registered FEMA contractors to help with disaster relief. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida reported at the beginning of the week that the creation of a small cyclone formation called Tropical Storm Arthur was just east of the Central Florida Atlantic Coast. Beginning as a low...

2014-07-02 23:13:20

US Federal Contractor Registration is encouraging businesses to become registered FEMA contractors to help in the relief efforts and debris removal when Tropical Storm Arthur hits the east coast of the country for 4th of July weekend. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida is reporting the the creation of a small tropical cyclone formation just east of the Central Florida Atlantic Coast. Currently the low pressure area of the storm is about...

2014-07-01 23:01:21

Senior executives and CEOs from the property/casualty industry also joined talks. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) CEO Julie Rochman, met with senior White House officials last week to discuss resilience, property mitigation, and related issues. “As the property insurance industry’s building science research arm, IBHS is very focused on mitigating homes...

2014-06-05 16:31:28

REI wins spot on IT Support Contract Ceiling Valued at $22 Billion STERLING, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI) announced today that the firm has been awarded one of several prime contracts on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract in Functional Category 1, Service Delivery, Unrestricted. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract will provide a full range of...

2014-06-03 08:24:06

Information can be your best defense WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Atlantic hurricane season begins each year on June 1 and ends on November 30. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, more than 35 million people live in areas that can be affected by hurricanes. The strong winds, heavy rains and flooding that go along with hurricanes can cause serious damage to property, and endanger lives. Being informed about what to do before, during, and after a...

2014-05-29 23:13:49

Attend this important webinar presented by Regroup and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson to learn best practices in natural disaster preparedness and emergency communications. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd at 11AM PDT/2PM EDT emmy-nominated TV host, reporter and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, along with Stuart Jarvis of Regroup, will present a free webinar entitled “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparation and Communication”. Extreme weather events can...


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 'kardia,' heart.
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