Quantcast

Latest Florida Stories

2014-10-24 23:02:05

OneBlood Donation Services paid a visit to Uniweld Product’s Headquarters on October 23, 2014 where the company hosted an employee blood drive. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 OneBlood paid a visit to Uniweld Product’s Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 23, 2014 to receive blood donations from willing and able employees. Uniweld hosts company blood drives at their headquarters twice each year, providing employees with the opportunity to give to those in...

2014-10-24 23:00:45

USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a potentially substantial increase in tax revenue due to the legalization of marijuana in numerous states on November 4. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Numerous states, at least 17 municipalities, and one U.S. territory will vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes on November 4. USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a tax revenue increase potentially amounting to billions of dollars will result after...

2014-10-24 16:21:24

Special Event Also Reveals Location and Design of Future Bob Hoover Hall of Honor Exhibit DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the Citation Jet Pilots (CJP) Association and the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation each awarded $50,000 to fund four Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships to Embry-Riddle students at an event held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the university's Daytona Beach Campus. The scholarships, worth $25,000 each, were presented at...

2014-10-24 12:22:08

2015 Acura ILX and 2015 Acura TLX now available at Joe Bullard Acura MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers interested in getting behind the wheel of a new 2015 Acura model will find an impressive inventory at Joe Bullard Acura. Located in Mobile, Alabama, Joe Bullard Acura provides quality service and quality Acura vehicles to surrounding communities including Pensacola, Florida. The ownership and staff at the dealership believe strongly in creating a friendly...

2014-10-24 12:20:42

U.S. Treasury Dept. Personal Property Auction POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take part in a unique holiday shopping experience by bidding at the U.S. Treasury Department's 2-Day Public Auction on Wed. Oct. 29 & Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014 at 9 AM - 1000's of seized & forfeited items will be offered! Day 1- Wed Oct. 29 will feature: Jewelry to include Loose Diamonds & Emeralds, Gold & Diamond Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets, Rings, Rolex &...

2014-10-24 08:24:25

MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Teacher's Golf Hall of Fame has announced Jim McLean, perhaps the most published golf teacher in golf history and world renowned owner of the Jim McLean Collection of Golf Schools, induction into their elite membership. Mr. McLean has published 14 books, created over 20 DVD's and has also been bestowed the honor of five other Hall of Fame inductions. The Eight Step Swing DVD is the all time #1 selling DVD with The Golf Channel. The X...

2014-10-23 23:12:01

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held October 22 for Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay senior-living community and wellness center in Bradenton, Florida, announced Thomas J. Harrison, CEO and co-founder of the community’s owner and operator, Discovery Senior Living. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 A ceremonial groundbreaking was held October 22 for Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay senior-living community and wellness center in Bradenton, Florida, announced Thomas J....

2014-10-23 20:29:27

Victory Living Programs' Clients Explain Their Definition of Independence in New Video FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Living Programs has turned the microphone and video camera over to their most powerful advocates - the individuals they serve. In their newest promotional video entitled, "Independence Defined," Victory Living Programs invites 13 of their clients to define the word independence in their own, unedited, unfiltered terms. "We really wanted...

2014-10-23 16:26:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB). The new board members bring a breadth of expertise as media executives, digital journalists, academic leaders and award-winning reporters. They will help guide Poynter's strategic direction across all areas, including digital innovation, thought leadership and academic expansion efforts....

2014-10-23 12:27:32

Luxury Lifestyle Publication Explores In-depth Analysis of Global Marketplace And Profiles Local Communities Within the Regions of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Long Island, Hamptons, North Fork, Florida and California. NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary real estate brokerage Douglas Elliman today announced the launch of a consumer focused re-design of ELLIMAN, the firm's luxury lifestyle publication. With stories and features with broad appeal, the...


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...

More Articles (128 articles) »
Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.