Quantcast

Latest Geography of Illinois Stories

2014-01-15 23:00:17

Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a supportive living presentation on Jan. 30. Deer Path is the only assisted living community in the northwest Chicago suburbs designed to serve physically disabled adults between the ages of 22 and 64. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a supportive living presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 30. The community, which is...

2014-01-15 16:21:29

Green Region grants offered throughout ComEd service territory CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green spaces in northern Illinois will be even greener later this year thanks to cash grants distributed by ComEd and Openlands. The organizations are partnering for a second year to issue a total of $150,000 in Green Region grants to municipalities located in ComEd's service territory. Green Region is an environmental program offering cash grants to eligible municipalities for...

2014-01-15 12:20:43

Give a pint, get five quarts with Joliet's annual blood drive JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Jacobs Automotive, a group of car dealerships headquartered in Joliet, is teaming up with the Heartland Blood Center and offering free oil change coupons for participation in its annual blood drive. The drive takes place Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Bill Jacobs Cadillac and Chevrolet location from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46637) The...

2014-01-10 16:21:36

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swingline® is taking staplers out of the office and placing them in a space typically uncommon to office supplies, an art gallery. The top stapling brand has challenged Chicago artists to merge art and stapling innovation to create an exhibit known as the Swingline Collective. The event will take place at the Dandelion Gallery in Waukegan, IL, on January 18(th), and will feature artwork that incorporates stapling products. The Swingline...

2014-01-09 16:24:57

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, will host a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results and projections for 2014 on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central time. The company will release its fourth-quarter and full-year results earlier that morning, before the U.S. stock market open and the conference call. A live webcast of the...

2014-01-02 08:20:44

Joliet, Lemont, Homer Glen now serviced by Chevy dealership NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville has been serving their community under one name or another for over 40 years. In that time they have built a very successful business around being honest and treating their customers with integrity and respect. The rapport they build with customers makes the sight of several generations from the same family come into the dealership to purchase new...

2013-12-20 23:00:22

Nearly three years to the day of announcing plans to build a new hospital in Huntley, Centegra Health System leaders received the final necessary approval during a Huntley Village Board meeting Dec. 19. Huntley, IL (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Nearly three years to the day of announcing plans to build a new hospital in Huntley, Centegra Health System leaders received the final necessary approval during a Huntley Village Board meeting Dec. 19. At the meeting, village trustees approved the...

2013-12-11 23:02:23

Plainfield, IL Managed IT services provider, BKS Systems, has moved to a new location in Plainfield to better service their customers. Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 BKS Systems has recently moved to a new office. With the growth of the business and need for a bigger space, BKS has relocated from their Rhea Dr. Plainfield office and into 13550 Route 30, Suite 206 in Plainfield, IL. Conveniently located off 143rd St. very close to downtown Plainfield, BKS has acquired a new...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
Related