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2014-07-14 23:06:39

Move is a response to leading LPR Company’s incredible growth. Oldsmar, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 PlateSmart Technologies is proud to announce today that the Company has moved its headquarters to newer and more spacious offices in its Florida hometown of Oldsmar. The new space provides a more comfortable working environment for the Company’s current staff as well as ample room for the expansion that will be happening in the near future. The move comes as a direct result of the...

2014-07-14 20:22:01

TeleTech's Growth in Healthcare Services Industry Creates Hundreds of Local Positions DENVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer experience solutions, today announced that the company is expanding its Customer Experience Center in Melbourne, FL and actively hiring for nearly 300 new positions in sales, customer experience, human resources, and operations. The Melbourne site...

2014-07-14 16:24:14

New Courses Provide Stress Management and Reduction Techniques in Order to Help Public Safety Personnel Maintain Psychological Well-Being and Improve Job Performance PENSACOLA, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- High Impact Training Solutions (HITS), a division of Smart Horizons, announces the release of its new Officer Health and Fitness courses. Maintaining psychological well-being, good physical fitness, and sound health is important to public safety professionals, law...

2014-07-14 16:23:04

Deals From More Than 150 Theme Parks, Attractions, Restaurants and Hotels ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of blockbuster openings and major expansions across the destination, Visit Orlando is offering 30 days of savings up to 50 percent off during Magical Deal Month this September. An aggregator for Orlando's top deals, VisitOrlando.com/September is a one-stop shop for visitors to find a collection of more than 150 theme park offers, discounted hotel...

2014-07-14 16:22:34

University's Music Artist in Residence Assembles All-Star Band for Follow-up to 'Places' MELBOURNE, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vibraphonist and pianist Christian Tamburr will gather an all-star band and record his fifth album at the studio of WFIT radio on the Florida Institute of Technology campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120521/DC10853LOGO "I'm beyond thrilled about this project and honored to be doing it at Florida Tech," Tamburr said....

2014-07-14 12:21:31

The airline's new menu designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina, led by Chef Enrique Olvera, will be available starting in June on medium- and long-range flights. MEXICO CITY, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, has announced its new onboard menu for its exclusive service in Clase Premier -the carrier First Class- and Coach, designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina [Mexican Culinary Collective] led by Chef Enrique Olvera....

New Information Will Help Improve Tropical Storm Forecasting
2014-07-14 03:53:08

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science New research from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models. The study offers a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes. "The general assumption has been that the large density difference between the ocean and...

2014-07-14 08:31:18

TAMPA, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- e-Integrate announces a new enhanced Integration Acceleration Platform for the Investment Banking industry. The the team set out to implement a platform that enabled all integrations to operate from the same single code base, leveraging e-Integrate's eCommand 360 monitoring technology and eAccelerators for IBM. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140712/126506 To accomplish this goal, the team introduced the concept of runtime...

2014-07-13 23:01:45

Web marketing success is a function of traffic and conversions which are derived from and dependent upon visibility and accessibility. Research shows websites employing mobile website redirects are losing out on both. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 WebFL.US, an expert-rated responsive web design and mobile web development firm based in South Florida, is now offering its exclusive and proprietary ssRwd™ speedy secure responsive web design methodology to resolve the double penalty...

2014-07-11 23:08:10

Leading Radiologist Offers Insights on Interventional & Vascular Radiology Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Dr. Linda Hughes, a leading South Florida interventional and vascular radiologist, will be featured on a cutting-edge medicine and science show airing throughout July on BECON Television (WBEC-TV). Dr. Hughes is one of the foremost authorities on cutting-edge interventional and vascular radiology procedures in South Florida having helped further develop 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...

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