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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...

2014-02-07 16:24:46

Utilize Techniques Used by Elite Athletes to Achieve the Pinnacle of Corporate Performance CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's rapid-fire business environment, time management is no longer the obvious solution. It is becoming more important than ever to manage energy levels to help maximize performance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120203/MM47327LOGO) On February 19, hear Dr. Jack Groppel discuss the mental, emotional and physical practices for achieving potential...

2014-02-06 16:20:17

'Toyota Walk In My Boots' Community Outreach Project CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deemed as the coldest winter in over 40 years, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, through its "Toyota Walk In My Boots" community outreach project and Chicago Auto Show activities, is stepping in to help area low-income families by providing new insulated boots to more than 100 families of The Salvation Army Temple Corps Community Center located in the Near West Side of Chicago. Often low-income...

2014-02-06 12:24:11

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will also hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on...

2014-02-05 23:27:06

The compelling health show will air on FOX WQRF-TV during the month of February. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce February air dates for Rockford, Illinois. It is located in the northern part of the state and is one of the most populated cities in the region. Rockford’s economy is bolstered by the automotive industry and education. Rockford is also strong in health and medical care with three healthcare systems in the...

2014-02-05 12:20:13

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Auto Show is proud to announce State Farm, Fifth Third Bank and Shell as Premier Partners for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. In addition to their primary exhibit spaces and promotional activation plans, Chicago Auto Show Premier Partners enjoy category exclusivity and receive additional exposure to show attendees through the Premier Partners benefits package. State Farm (Exclusive Insurance Industry Sponsor) will debut the...

2014-02-04 08:37:56

CITGO Employees Adopt 16 Families in Romeoville's Sixth Annual Operation Christmas Program LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Lemont Refinery spread holiday cheer with its participation in the Village of Romeoville's sixth annual Operation Christmas program in December. CITGO employees "adopted" 16 local families in need, providing gifts and monetary support to ensure these families had a brighter holiday. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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