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2014-08-20 23:02:59

Star2Star Communications today announced that Inc. magazine named Star2Star to the annual Inc. 500|5000 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies for the fourth consecutive year. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, today announced that Inc. magazine named Star2Star to the annual Inc. 500|5000 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is...

2014-08-20 23:00:53

Dentist serving Jacksonville and Orange Park FL includes dynamic, informative new blogs on everything from getting your child ready for the first dentist visit to the top reasons to consider professional teeth-whitening. Orange Park, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed over by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has recently improved upon the value of its website through an...

2014-08-20 23:00:29

Zinga! Frozen Yogurt franchisees in New England, Virginia and Florida stand out with local cause related marketing. Hiring special needs employees, tying in with schools, teams, making national charities local works Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 In less than a week the airwaves will be filled with celebrities making pleas for donations to fight muscle related disease. Helping the huge telethon effort raise funds will be well-known national companies and brands through their...

2014-08-20 16:23:06

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMI Elite, a full-service marketing agency headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., partook in a company-wide Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday and rose over $3,000 for the ALS Association. Last Friday, BMI Founder and CEO Brandon Rosen accepted his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the BMI parking lot and instead of nominating three other individuals as is customary, nominated the entire agency to do the same or donate to the ALS Association. On...

2014-08-20 12:20:59

Emphasis on STEM education helps tomorrow's engineers and scientists JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company today announced its 2014-2015 education programs for Florida teachers and students in the 35 counties it serves. Research has shown that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is not only linked to success in the field but also helps to instill creative problem-solving skills in students, which is critical to...

2014-08-19 23:13:39

Sunshine Recycling Inc. is currently providing roll-off dumpsters for the construction of a new auto parts store in Clermont, FL on Highway 50. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orlando construction dumpsters provider Sunshine Recycling Inc. is currently supplying waste management services to general contractor R.E. Crawford Construction for the building of a new O’Reilly Auto Parts store located at 520 E. Highway 50 in Clermont, FL. Sunshine Recycling has one 20-yard roll off...

2014-08-19 23:12:31

Strong winds from hurricanes, tropical and severe storms can strip the siding off a house, while heat threatens vinyl and wood siding to warp and lose its shape. Both scenarios leave homes vulnerable to water intrusion and ultimately, wood rot. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Choosing a resilient, quality siding is essential for the integrity of a home as well as exterior appeal. When it comes to selecting siding, it’s important to remember that not all products are created equal....

2014-08-19 23:11:57

Brace Industrial Group has acquired ESI Group, Inc.; a Tampa company that does work for some of the largest power and chemical plants in Florida, with the help of Washington Partners who exclusively represented the seller. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Washington Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that ESI Group, Inc. has been acquired by Brace Industrial Group. ESI Group, Inc., is a family owned and operated business serving customers throughout the Southeast United States....

2014-08-19 23:01:54

Hayward Baker announces the addition of Dr. Ghassan Akrouch as Design Engineer at the company's Tampa, Florida regional office. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce the addition of Ghassan Akrouch, Ph.D. as Design Engineer to the company’s regional office in Tampa, Fla. Dr. Akrouch will focus his efforts in HB’s Southern Region, a dynamic and challenging region for the...

2014-08-19 20:20:22

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARMA Global Corporation's annual revenue growth rate of 87% over the past five years has earned the Tampa-based defense contractor the No. 23 spot on Washington Technology Magazine's prestigious Fast 50 list for 2014. In a statement from Todd J. Schweitzer, CEO, James D. Fugit, President, and Brian L. Overstreet, COO, the company declared: "Our growth since our founding in 2009 has been a direct result of the commitment to excellence, the...


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Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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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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