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2014-10-15 08:26:47

Donations support global outreach program, participant scholarship fund MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On your mark. Get set. Crowdfund! World OutGames Miami will launch a global crowdfunding campaign October 20, 2014, in anticipation of the sports, human rights and cultural event taking place in Miami and Miami Beach May 26 to June 4, 2017. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152160LOGO Revenue from the crowdfunding campaign will go towards establishing...

2014-10-15 08:20:53

Tint World® Franchise announces that the first international Saudi Arabia Store location opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on September 27th, 2014 BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers(TM) is thrilled to announce its latest franchise location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This new store marks the first franchise location to open in Saudi Arabia, and the second international location to open following the Tint World® Kingston, Ontario...

2014-10-14 23:12:51

Author explains neural pathways to positive thinking in effort to change readers’ lives NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Written to share the concepts of the law of attraction with the general public, the new book “MonkeyBrain: Create Emotional Balance, Physical Health, and Spiritual Awareness: Brain-Body-Spirit, the Practical Approach” (published by Balboa Press), by author and lifestyle fitness coach Johnny Oye, promotes positive thinking as a way to eradicate...

2014-10-14 23:03:01

Star2Star Communications today announced that the company has received the 2014 North American Unified Communications Deployment Architectures Product Differentiation Excellence Award. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Star2Star Communications, developers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, today announced that the company has received the 2014 North American Unified Communications Deployment Architectures Product Differentiation Excellence Award. The...

2014-10-14 23:01:36

iMedicare Saves Time And Money For All Customers Largo, Florida (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 One of the most serious problems that many patients have is deciding which Medicare Part D Plan that they will choose. Rx Care Pharmacy announces its association with iMedicare software, which allows the pharmacist to compare Part D plans in closed networks as well as those specific to his pharmacy. It integrates with the pharmacy's existing customer information so that he/she knows exactly what...

2014-10-14 20:23:11

Leading teledermatology solution from Iagnosis has been implemented by Riverchase Dermatology to deliver high-quality, affordable and convenient online care to patients. PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iagnosis®, a leading technology provider of online dermatology solutions, announced today that they have signed an agreement with Riverchase Dermatology to launch an innovative new way for patients to conduct their visit online. With 16 locations throughout Southwest...

2014-10-14 16:26:33

People oppose paying college athletes by 3:1 SAINT LEO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami Dolphins and the University of Florida Gators are the two most popular football teams in Florida, according to a new poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Five hundred Florida residents were asked to identify their favorite pro and college football teams. The Dolphins edged the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36-29. The Jacksonville Jaguars were selected by 9 percent as...

2014-10-14 16:26:11

We're scaring up costume cash and extra savings on BuyCostumes.com LARGO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's nothing scarier than paying full price, and Valpak has 7 tips to make sure you don't. It's not hard to scare up some really good deals - all you have to do is head over to the special Valpak Halloween page for tips and savings on everything you need for Halloween. -- Don't spook your budget - From pumpkins to centerpieces, simple steps to help you get in the...

2014-10-14 12:32:00

American Company opened its doors in 1864 DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tassel Depot (formerly Hofmann & Leavy, Inc.), America's preeminent manufacturer of tassels, cords, graduation regalia, menu elastics and other trims, is celebrating 150 years of business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/151246LOGO The family-owned-and-operated company has thrived through several generations. Edward Leavy began as a salesman and eventually acquired the...

2014-10-14 12:27:34

Startup of the Year, CDScience has named 3C Interactive's Head of Technology Solutions as its new CEO. BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Dennis joins Business Journal's Startup Of The Year 2014, CDScience, as its new CEO. CDScience provides next-generation commerce technology that allows businesses to deliver commerce everywhere. Originally started as WishClouds, a shopping app focused on delivering cross-retailer sale notifications to consumers, CDScience...


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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