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2014-02-18 23:02:07

Connected World magazine names winners in Startup Competition. Participating incubators and university programs presented and were evaluated during 2014 Connected World Conference held within the Chicago Auto Show. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 PARKNAV (formerly known as Faspark), GIMMEANOTHER, LLC, and WellCar, University of Kansas, were all winners in the 2014 Connected World magazine Startup Competition conducted at Connected World Conference held within the 2014 Chicago Auto...

2014-02-17 16:20:56

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago magazine's special Power Issue, on newsstands Thursday, extends the theme of Power to all the magazine's feature stories for the first time. Its centerpiece: The third annual list of the 100 most powerful Chicagoans--the people who have the influence, ability, and potential to make big things happen, for better or worse. Who's up? Who's down? Who fell of the list altogether? It's all here. Readers are encouraged to join in the conversation by...

2014-02-14 23:00:06

Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting presidential trivia games on Feb. 17. The community is the only senior living community in Boone County, Illinois that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host presidential trivia at 1 p.m. on Feb. 17. The community, which is located at 4730 Squaw Prairie...

2014-02-13 23:00:09

Heritage Woods of Freeport, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a pinning ceremony for veterans on Feb. 17. The community is located in Stephenson County, Illinois and serves seniors of all incomes including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Area veterans are invited to a pinning ceremony at Heritage Woods of Freeport, a BMA affordable assisted living community, at 2 p.m. on Feb. 17. The community, which is located at 1500 S. Forest Road in...

2014-02-13 16:31:15

ROCKFORD, Ill., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, launched its newest After School Advantage learning lab at the Boys & Girls Club, Blackhawk Unit in Rockford. This marks the ninth lab of its kind in Illinois providing at-risk youth with meaningful and productive after-school experiences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG31035LOGO) The Blackhawk Unit is located within the...

2014-02-13 12:27:31

SCHAUMBURG, IL, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT) announces that it will release its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 6:00 AM Eastern Time. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:30 AM Eastern Time that same day, Thursday, February 27, 2014, hosted by Mark Thierer, Chairman and CEO, and Jeff Park, Executive Vice President and CFO. Please dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call to...

2014-02-12 23:00:19

Grand Prairie of Macomb, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Valentine's Day lunch and sock hop dance on Feb. 14. The community in McDonough County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Grand Prairie of Macomb, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Valentine’s Day lunch and dance on Feb. 14. The community, which is located at 1307 Meadowlark Lane in Macomb, Illinois, serves...

2014-02-11 12:28:31

Teams Up with DIY Expert Ty Pennington and Nonprofit Rebuilding Together to Help Communities Rebuild HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Sears Home Services will set out to restore homes and buildings in the communities in which their nearly 8,000 technicians, project consultants and contractors live and serve. Sears Home Services has teamed up with nonprofit Rebuilding Together to help identify homes and community projects in need of assistance. The...

2014-02-10 12:28:09

Major grant from philanthropic arm of CompTIA will help establish comprehensive alumni program DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Creating IT Futures Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, has awarded Genesys Works - Chicago with a $100,000 grant to establish a more comprehensive alumni program. With a mission to help populations that are under-represented in information technology (IT) and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare...

2014-02-10 12:20:22

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Chicago Auto Show and Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) presented Hyundai Motor America with the second annual "Driving Engagement" award for most innovative social media campaign of 2013 during the Social Media Preview of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. Hyundai's social media campaign titled "The Walking Dead Chop Shop" extended The Walking Dead integration into the social media and digital realm. Hyundai put the power in The Walking...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.