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2014-09-17 23:15:44

William McCormick, CEO of Medivance Billing and Michael Myles, CEO of Active Internet Marketing, come together to give an inside look at revenue growth and management in the addiction treatment and behavioral health industry. They will present to attendees of the 2014 Moments of Change Conference on Monday, September 29, 2014 in the Venetian Ballroom at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida from 1:30 - 3:00pm. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 William McCormick, CEO of...

2014-09-17 23:13:54

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, First Choice Reporting & Video Services, one of the largest court reporting firms in Florida, has announced it has merged with Miami-based court reporting firm, Network Reporting. The two privately held companies officially completed the merger September 15th, 2014. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Founded in 1997 by Kirsty Schouweiler, RPR, First Choice Reporting & Video Services is currently a leading force in the court reporting...

2014-09-17 23:13:31

Telcan has now promised its customers the cheapest calling card to India from USA. With this card, you can now make international calls at as low as $0.011 per minute. Florida, USA. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Telcan is the leading VoIP and calling solutions service provider who for the last several years has been rendering quality services in more than 233 countries around the globe. The company has rolled several software and mobile applications to elevate the quality and comfort of...

2014-09-17 23:11:52

SPROUT Content gives advice for businesses after being penalized by Google for unsolicited backlinks. Denver, Colorado & Pensacola, Florida (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Content marketing agencies like SPROUT Content located in Denver, Colorado and Pensacola, Florida build business around organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy. It’s their job to have their clients’ and their own website rank highly with search engines like Google by creating useful, valuable content that...

2014-09-17 23:08:47

Local company backs non-profit organization focused on educating Florida seniors about benefits of medical marijuana. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Fresh off their High Times Cannabis Cup win, Florida Buds is pleased to announce its support of The Silver Tour, an educational non-profit effort aimed at increasing Florida seniors understanding of the many benefits of medical marijuana. Florida Buds, a Florida based company set to be the first medical marijuana dispensary and...

2014-09-17 16:28:33

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with super powers and a knack for making smart choices, the world's newest comic book hero is traveling from Florida to schools across the country to help teach children about nutrition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146802 The Florida Department of Citrus, together with Marvel Custom Solutions, unveiled the redesigned Captain Citrus Tuesday at Heroes' Haven Comics in Tampa. Transformed from life-sized orange into a...

2014-09-17 16:20:41

New Terminal at Tocumen International Airport to Employ Facial Recognition Software LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FaceFirst(TM), a facial recognition software system, continues its growth in International airports with the expansion of services into the North Terminal (Terminal Muelle Norte), at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama. FaceFirst(TM) has demonstrated great success in securing the Panama Airport and multiple Panama border crossings since its implementation at...

2014-09-17 12:30:49

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Family, LLC has launched a new website today, making it easier for people to find a great place to live in the Sarasota, Florida and Greenville, North Carolina areas. The investment property management company set out to make the user interface easier to navigate for tenants and prospective renters. The company accomplished this task by updating their website making it easy to navigate. "We are proud of our new website," stated...

2014-09-17 12:30:48

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new company is taking advantage of the vending machine craze. PWRStop is a one-stop shop for people on the go who need quick access to portable electronic accessories such as cell phone chargers and much more. The company, that opened today, will sell portable electronic device accessories in vending machines centrally located in heavy travel areas. These machines will eventually make their way into airports, car rental companies and...

2014-09-17 12:23:59

Will Highlight Small Businesses with Dedicated Website ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright House Networks announced today it will celebrate Small Business Month this November for small businesses in its Florida service areas. In an effort to bring the local community and small businesses closer together, the company will launch a website dedicated exclusively to small businesses on November 1. This website will offer small businesses the opportunity to showcase...


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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