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2014-10-21 12:27:43

iPic Media will forge strategic partnerships with luxury and lifestyle brands to showcase original and engaging content for iPic Theaters' influential audience, just in time for the coveted holiday movie season BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iPic Entertainment, creators of iPic Theaters, the fastest-growing affordable luxury movie-watching experience in the nation, today announces it will formally launch an exciting new division that will redefine the in-house cinema...

2014-10-21 12:21:49

CINCINNATI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In support of Hunger Action Month, Fast Park, an offsite airport parking company with 17 facilities in 13 markets, collected 10,083 pounds of food and donated more than $10,000 to local food banks. This is the seventh year in a row Fast Park has participated in Hunger Action Month facilitated by Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153328 Collections...

2014-10-21 08:43:48

After month-long testing of multiple solutions OpenScape emerged with highest ranking BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify, a leading communications software and services firm, today announced Palm Beach County has selected OpenScape Voice and UC to support its more than 10,000 users across nearly 300 locations. After a rigorous due diligence process, Palm Beach County selected OpenScape due to its integration flexibility, scalability, cost-effective solution and...

2014-10-21 08:41:13

Cable Bahamas subsidiary executes agreement for dark fiber and neutral colocation with Allied Fiber to expand network from Miami to Jacksonville NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announced that Summit Broadband Inc., a regional service provider headquartered in Orlando, Florida, a subsidiary of Cable Bahamas, Ltd., has executed a 20-year Indefeasible...

2014-10-21 08:23:30

"Known for their unique, independent approach to business and professional service, Domani Motor Cars is committed to providing their clients with the highest level of customer satisfaction possible." DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Domani Motor Cars today announced a donation totaling $342,500 to the Abundant Life Christian Center of Margate, Florida. This donation will fund the ministry's outreach program. Photo -...

2014-10-20 23:07:54

Aviation maintenance software company rolls out platform at 2014 NBAA trade show. Fort Myers, Florida (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Flightdocs Inc. announces the release of its Enterprise Inventory Platform, the first module of its new Flightdocs Enterprise Suite of aviation data-management solutions. This new tool for web and mobile-based users allows aviation mechanics and operations personnel to track inventory, requests for repairs, parts requisition requests, purchase orders and shipping...

2014-10-20 23:06:47

Missing persons legislation in Florida should also protect law enforcement officers Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 With a mere 19 days to November 4, a fired-up former Gov. Charlie Crist made a brief fundraising stop at the  Law Offices of Dan Newlin in Orlando on Thursday. Fresh from a debate last night with his opponent Gov. Rick Scott, who refused to take the stage for the first seven minutes because Crist had an electric fan underneath his podium, the former...

2014-10-20 23:01:24

Celebrate Halloween at the local comic book shop this year. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 On Oct. 25, TBS Comics will be participating in Halloween ComicFest. Comic books fans will get a Halloween treat on this day when they walk into either of the TBS Comics locations in Fort Walton Beach, FL and Pensacola, FL. Much like Free Comic Book Day, doors at the shop open at 10 a.m., and free comic books are available while supplies last. TBS Comics has six different official...

2014-10-20 16:27:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Abrams, a former Florida state representative, will join the Board of Directors of Hospice Foundation of America, it was announced today. Abrams is a partner with Florida-based Ballard Partners, a government affairs firm, where he serves as chair of its public policy team, concentrating on areas of health care policy and government affairs. Abrams' appointment is effective November 1. "Mike is a great addition to HFA's...

2014-10-20 16:25:07

GRAYSLAKE, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Abandoned In Place: Preserving America's Space History," a photography book by Roland Miller of Grayslake, Ill., has launched a $25,000 Kickstarter campaign to complete the publication process. Featuring 100 images, the book explores the American space launch and research facilities that played a crucial role in early space exploration. The book was selected for publication by the University of New Mexico Press after a lengthy...


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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