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2014-07-02 08:25:06

Castle Connolly Recognizes Board-Certified Surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine SARASOTA, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine, was recognized as one of the region's "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a national healthcare research and information company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123873 Photo -...

2014-07-01 23:12:39

Employment Technologies Corporation honored as Best Places to Work. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Employment Technologies Corporation (ETC) joins the ranks of esteemed companies named “Central Florida’s 2014 Best Place to Work” by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ). According to the OBJ, 6,171 area workers participated in the competition by responding to an anonymous online survey, answering 37 questions on topics such as teamwork, job satisfaction and benefits. ETC’s...

2014-07-01 23:12:13

Voalte Founder and President Trey Lauderdale Named CEO SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced a new Board of Directors following the company’s major infusion of capital earlier this year. The company also announced the transition of current president Trey Lauderdale to CEO. “Our new board joins us with a level of expertise and support that is unmatched in the mobile healthcare industry,” said Trey Lauderdale,...

2014-07-01 23:11:37

Ringling College of Art and Design will be presenting the 2014 RING AWARDS on July 23, 2014 at the Academic Center Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design will be presenting the 2014 RING AWARDS on July 23, 2014 at the Academic Center Auditorium at 4:00. The Academic Center Auditorium is located on the Ringling College campus. The address is 2700 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34234. The event is free and open to the public. The...

2014-07-01 23:02:43

Jameel McCline, U.S. House candidate in Florida CD 20’s August 26 Democratic primary, calls yesterday’s Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” ruling a blow to women’s health and states that it discriminates against women in the workforce. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 “Giving employers the right to deny health care to women is harmful and discriminatory,” says McCline. "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg noted that the high court has ‘ventured into a minefield’ and she is...

2014-07-01 23:00:27

staySky Vacation Club selects INTUITION. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In preparation for the imminent launch of a new vacation club, staySky Vacation Club has selected Perspective Group’s INTUITION Brand Marketing service to assist with PR, social marketing and overall brand monitoring. StaySky Hotels & Resorts currently operates six hotels in the Orlando and Daytona Florida areas, including the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa which has been ranked #7 in the US...

2014-07-01 20:20:26

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Trolley's Beach Link and Las Olas Link will operate on July 4, 2014 providing a connection to the City of Fort Lauderdale's 4(th) of July Spectacular. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123840 The 4(th) of July Spectacular is a family-friendly event featuring fireworks, live music, beach games and more. To help families avoid beach traffic, the Sun Trolley is offering cost-effective services to the event. Both routes...

2014-07-01 16:28:27

LARGO, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimeNet Direct Marketing Solutions has successfully completed a rigorous 3rd-party audit that ensures industry-leading data security safeguards are in place. PrimeNet is a nationwide provider of direct mail and statement processing services that has delivered value to clients since 1962. After completing the comprehensive compliance examination, PrimeNet has met the strict requirements of the Service Organization Control (SOC 2) Type 1...

Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer Revealed By Researchers
2014-07-01 03:24:43

[ Watch The Video: Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer ] Mayo Clinic A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had not been previously linked to kidney cancer, and six other genes were never known to be involved in any...

2014-07-01 16:21:27

Brandon Ford's Truck Finder simplifies the search for the perfect Truck TAMPA, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With Brandon Ford's newest website feature, you can find the truck of your dreams whether it is new or used. With our huge selection of new F-150's, F-250's, F-350's and their countless sizes and trims, this Brandon Ford Truck Finder will help you sort through them all to find the truck that you need. Search our vast selection of used vehicles featuring used Ford,...


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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