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2014-10-13 23:08:49

Free Educational Seminars "Demystifying" the Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Get In Shape For Women, the national fitness studio franchise that offers small-group personal training for women in a private, upscale environment, is launching a Community Outreach Program to educate and inspire local organizations and charities of Palm Beach County. The program endeavors to promote a better understanding between body health, nutrition and...

2014-10-13 23:08:43

Revolutionary New Product Launches Grass Roots Program Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Fresh–Tips, a new and innovative disposable travel toothbrush, has launched a unique free sampling program at many of South Florida’s hottest restaurants. The patented Fresh-Tips, founded and developed by South Florida dentist, Dr. Debbie Luis, uniquely combines the benefits of a portable toothbrush, toothpick, and breath mint all in one discreet, easy to use (like a lollipop)...

2014-10-13 23:06:27

Marisabel Fernandez and Alexander Bernard's Ringling College senior thesis film ‘Listen,’ was awarded Grand Prize in the 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Their film seeks to interpret life through the eyes of a non-verbal autistic child and won in a field of more than 4,400 submissions from 70 countries and 1,500 universities and colleges. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that Ringling College of Art & Design...

2014-10-13 23:04:24

New event elements such as Guy Harvey’s Sustainable Seafood Village to elevate the guest experience. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The competition is heating up as celebrity teams comprised of Miami Dolphins legends and critically acclaimed South Florida chefs get ready to face-off at this year’s “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Tailgate Festival.” The fifth annual culinary showdown that combines food, football and charity...

2014-10-13 20:23:12

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation received certification as a woman-owned business by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC), the first certifier of Women Business Enterprises. The certification gives Nephron enhanced visibility and a new competitive edge. "Nephron is excited for the recognition of being certified as a woman-owned business in October, the same month that salutes all things pink," says Mrs. Lou Kennedy,...

2014-10-13 20:23:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecondOpinions.com, a division of USARAD Holdings Inc. -- a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider -- and Solstice Benefits, Inc., a private exchange solution provider, have announced a strategic partnership which will enable SecondOpinions.com to promote its corporate programs through the Solstice Marketplace private exchange....

2014-10-13 16:25:13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Samuel E. Brown, renowned fertility and in vitro fertilization specialist, has assisted a South Georgia woman to achieve a world's first. The woman conceived through in vitro fertilization by using her own egg frozen at the age of 41 and then transferred back to the patient later that year as an embryo, subsequently resulting in a live birth. This is the first known documented pregnancy in the world resulting in a live birth from...

2014-10-13 16:21:46

Agreement Provides for Extra Resources to Help Restore Electric Service for Customers in the Aftermath of a Widespread, Catastrophic Natural Disaster SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The states of California and Florida are no strangers to natural disasters that can cause extensive power outages and significant damage to electric infrastructure. Whether it's an earthquake or a hurricane, employees with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Florida Power &...

iceberg
2014-10-13 05:13:26

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the massive ice sheet that once covered much of North America began to melt, icebergs and meltwater would have regularly reached South Carolina and even Florida, according to new research published in the current advance online edition of the journal Nature Geosciences. As part of the study, University of Massachusetts Amherst oceanographer Alan Condron and his colleagues used new, high-resolution numerical models to describe ocean...

2014-10-11 23:00:11

App allows customers to easily order refreshments from their mobile devices. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 scan4beer, the app that offers the best product ordering experience to iPhone and Android phone users, is available today on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Initially focused for golf courses, service availability is being expanded to stadiums and resorts all over the US and Canada. Jan Lübeck, lead iOS developer of the application, explains its ease of use:...


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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