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2014-08-21 23:12:53

Substance abusing adolescents have a new resource for advice and guidance thanks to the new Troubled Teen Helpline for those in Wellington, FL. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 It used to be that teenage addicts in Wellington, FL didn’t have many options when it came to finding a reliable teen recovery center. Fortunately there is a new helpline available for adolescents struggling with alcohol or drug abuse in Wellington, FL. The troubled teen helpline caters to teenagers who...

2014-08-21 20:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent news reports, the National Football League is considering moving to a "pay to play" model for the 2015 Super Bowl XLIX halftime show. In response, Hard Rock International this morning made an offer to have Hard Rock Records artists The Carnabys serve as halftime show headliners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100323/NY75299LOGO "Hard Rock International will donate $1 million to the NFL's charity of choice if...

2014-08-21 16:23:21

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Advisor Keith Singer, of Singer Wealth Management, will be the Presenting Sponsor at JAFCO's 16th Annual Jacob's Ladder Award Gala aka the Heroes Gala, on December 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM at The Polo Club of Boca Raton, located at 5400 Champion Blvd. JAFCO is a non-profit organization that provides services to abused and neglected children in the Jewish community of South Florida....

2014-08-21 12:29:46

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LiveScan Service Provider Binary Biometrics announced that it has agreed to a partnership with Gabriel Health Institute, one of Orlando's fastest growing Certified Nursing Assistant preparatory schools. The agreement will make Gabriel Health Institute an exclusive member of Binary's LiveScan service provider's owner/operator team; as a result, Binary Biometrics will improve its service capabilities by widening the...

2014-08-21 12:26:36

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - proudly announces Matthew Watts as Director of Music & Marketing - Hotels & Casinos. Bringing more than 15 years of experience in the music industry, Watts will focus on the strategic development, direction and implementation of music marketing activities and brand partnerships for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, as well as overseeing...

2014-08-21 12:22:11

With its powerful engine, quick handling, and flourish for the exciting, the 2014 Mazda CX-9 is a winning SUV FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Despite offering seating for seven and enough power to tow up to 3,500 pounds, the 2014 Mazda CX-9 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. handles much like any of its smaller Mazda counterparts. Taking turns tightly and accelerating quickly, sometimes driving this full-sized SUV feels like driving a small sedan. But despite its...

2014-08-21 12:21:55

The 2015 Ford Taurus arrives in Tampa, Fla. with top safety ratings and massive trunk space for the perfect family sedan. TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most capable sedans on the road today is the Ford Taurus, and the new model year only adds to that reputation. The 2015 Ford Taurus, now available at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Fla. is Ford's largest sedan, offering comfort and space on the interior, as well as a sizeable trunk for storage. The Taurus also...

2014-08-21 08:21:21

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, announced today it will provide a live webcast of its mid-quarter conference call for its 2014 third quarter on Thursday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. ET. To access the webcast, visit the Company's website at www.landstar.com; click on "Investor...

2014-08-20 23:11:28

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum will showcase St. Augustine’s Spanish and Menorcan culture on Aug. 23rd–24th with special events, including a presentation by Director of Archaeology Dr. Sam Turner. St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For more than four centuries, Spanish maritime culture has shaped the city of St. Augustine. This weekend, Aug. 23rd – 24th, the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum will honor this important part of the city’s heritage during Sea...

2014-08-20 23:10:00

Award Honors Premier Second-Stage Businesses Throughout Florida Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Employment Technologies Corporation (ETC) is proud to be selected as one of fifty leading second-stage companies selected from more than 500 nominations statewide as this year’s Florida Companies to Watch winners. All 2014 winners will join an esteemed group of 150 Florida alumni honored over the past three years. Florida Companies to Watch Presented by GrowFL, in association with...


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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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