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2014-09-16 12:30:39

Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens receive this top recognition CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest level in Metro Chicago. Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens received this top recognition at the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors...

2014-09-15 12:24:08

Top executives to be honored at Chicago United's annual Bridge Awards Gala CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, Chicago United will honor Robert L. Parkinson, Jr., chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. and Jonas Prising, chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup as its 2014 Bridge Awards recipients. The award is given to companies that demonstrate and model a holistic approach to advancing corporate diversity and inclusion. The executives will accept the...

2014-09-13 23:03:03

On Tuesday, August 25th, Elmhurst Park District received essential information on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in connection with the Disque Foundation Aug 26, Elmhurst, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The employees of Elmhurst Park District, which includes about 600 personnel, had the exciting opportunity to hear Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque speak about Life’s Simple 7™ on Tuesday, August 25th. Elmhurst Park District employees live and work to provide...

2014-09-12 12:23:08

Sales and marketing company receives sales award; outperforms against others CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire Chicago, a marketing firm located in Chicago, Illinois, announced that they have earned a sales award for their notable work on behalf of a well-recognized energy client. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145343 Headed by President Mark Chern, Empire Chicago was the top performing sales office over other sales offices working on the same...

2014-09-11 23:10:38

Company selected to represent Germany in the Employer of the Year Award category due to its exceptional workplace culture, opportunities for growth and comprehensive benefits Cologne, Germany (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 cleverbridge, a global full-service e-commerce provider for software and cloud companies, announces that the company has been named a National Champion representing Germany in the European Business Awards 2014/15. Europe’s largest and most significant cross-sector...

2014-09-10 08:26:23

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-four U.S. cities have been identified as the best retirement destinations by Consumers Digest. The list was generated by a formula into which 12 pieces of data were entered. Among the 24 cities that are recognized, the 12 that rose to the top are (in alphabetical order): 1. Ann Arbor, Michigan 2. Boise, Idaho 3. Cheyenne, Wyoming 4. Fort Wayne, Indiana 5. Gainesville, Florida 6. Jonesboro, Arkansas 7....

2014-09-03 23:11:01

Illinois teachers receive training in iOS programming; 500 high school students to learn coding by end of school year. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 School districts in two Chicago suburbs have partnered with Mobile Makers Academy to add software development and coding classes into their STEM curricula. Barrington 220 School District (Barrington, Ill.) and High School District 214 (Arlington Heights, Ill.) are the first districts to pilot Mobile Makers Academy's high school...

2014-08-29 23:12:11

AlignLife and Hy-Vee to Host Community Workshop on Adrenal Fatigue Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fifty percent of adults who seek medical treatment complain of feeling tired all the time, twenty percent of Americans claim to have fatigue that is intense enough to interfere with their daily life. Adrenal Fatigue is the most common yet overlooked cause of fatigue especially if you have more of the classic symptoms. Tasks that were once a breeze are now overwhelming, irritation...

2014-08-27 16:24:31

The groundbreaking digital series, which premiered on YouTube, follows five local eighth graders through the competitive selective enrollment high school application process CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Standard: On Education®, the groundbreaking local web series, will air on WTTW11 as a five-part weekly 30-minute series, beginning Friday, September 5 at 7:30 pm, with rebroadcasts on Sundays at 5:30 pm. The series, produced by WTTW Chicago and Scrappers Film...

2014-08-27 12:32:17

MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.60 a share on common stock, payable November 3, 2014, to stockholders of record on September 30, 2014. SOURCE Deere & Company


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'