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2013-06-28 23:02:06

In an effort to promote healthy living, NetPlus and Ventraq walked over 5,000 miles to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Last month NetPlus, a telecom expense management software provider, conducted a Walk-A-Thon throughout the organization to promote healthy lifestyles and to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. NetPlus and Ventraq logged over 5,000 miles in the span of one month as each office of the NetPlus Ventraq family competed to win for...

2013-04-23 16:24:46

Finalists selected from more than 5,000 entries nationwide create videos of their award-winning healthy recipes GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo announced today the five finalists for its Future Chefs: Healthy Salad Challenge program. The finalists are all elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the country, and each created videos of their own healthy salad creations which can be seen on a special YouTube channel. View the...

2013-04-23 12:22:16

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, leading provider of Quality of Life Services, announced today that it has been affirmed as the winning bidder for a contract of up to 10 years to provide food services at five United States Air Force bases. The contract is valued at $200 million in revenues, over the life of the contract. "The U.S. Air Force has set out on a mission to improve the quality of life of men and women on bases with the Air Force Food Transformation...

NIST Tests In New York City Suggest How Emergency Communications Might Be Improved
2013-04-18 15:40:06

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Radio communications can be unreliable in underground tunnels and other large, complicated structures, posing a safety hazard for emergency responders. New tests of wireless emergency safety equipment by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have defined the challenges more precisely and suggest how emergency communications might be improved. In a series of experiments conducted in New York City, an epicenter of...

2013-04-03 16:25:18

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, is proud to introduce the new and improved Vanderbilt floorplan, to the Parklands, Gaithersburg's fastest-growing community. With a full-brick exterior and up to 2,700 finished square feet of living space, the Vanderbilt is the picture of luxury townhome living. The home's large main level features an open concept layout to maximize space and an...

2013-03-04 12:26:11

Ranked Number One "Diversified Outsourcing Services" Company GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, is the most admired company in its sector according to Fortune Magazine's 2013 corporate reputation survey. Nearly 4,000 business executives, directors and analysts rated close to 700 companies from 30 countries on nine criteria, from innovation to global competitiveness, for the survey. Among leading global companies in the...

2012-10-26 11:26:22

POOLESVILLE, Md., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gazette of Politics and Business released its list of the 53 top businesses and organizations in the State of Maryland and Corporate Network Services of Poolesville, MD was ranked #8. The program, produced by The Gazette P&B, acknowledges the top 53 businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria that included the recipient company's noteworthy product or service innovations, community service efforts, and how the companies...

2012-10-26 07:22:53

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, is proud to announce that it was selected as one of The Gazette of Politics and Business' Exceptional 53 Maryland companies, which recognizes businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria including product or service innovations, community service and being a "great place to work." (Logo:...

2012-10-19 15:22:42

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, announced today it will present three influenza abstracts at IDWeek 2012: the first combined meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, in San Diego, California, October 17-21, 2012. These abstracts expand upon the existing body of knowledge and data...

2012-10-16 11:24:46

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's college students depend on smartphones to manage all aspects of campus life, from maintaining class schedules to interacting with friends and instructors and everything in between. Now, students at select campuses are able to use those same smartphones to gain campus dining rewards and special offers through a new partnership between Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider Sodexo and QBOT, a customer rewards and loyalty application....