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2014-08-04 08:24:33

Ducks still available for adoption - Grand Prize is a Brand New 2014 Chevy Equinox CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 60,000 rubber duckies will drop off the Columbus Bridge into the Chicago River on August 7, 2014 at 1 p.m.! The 9(th) Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby to benefit Special Olympics Illinois enthralls people of all ages who watch the ducks "race" to the finish line. Ducks are still available for adoption for $5.00 online until the morning of August 7...

2014-07-31 12:27:08

Presented by The University of Chicago CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune will introduce a new digital experience tomorrow, designed to dramatically increase functionality for users on any platform. The fully-responsive experience - which intuitively tailors content based on device - is designed to help audiences discover news and information in the most entertaining, empowering way possible, whether on the desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The University of...

2014-07-30 16:28:57

ITASCA, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Insurance Point, LLC in St. Charles, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insurance Point offers a wide range of employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services designed exclusively for healthcare systems and hospitals throughout the United States. Along with traditional life and disability insurance...

2014-07-29 23:11:26

The combined work of three artists from central Illinois make up the summer exhibit at the State Street gallery. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Illinois has brought together three artists from the central part of the state in a joint exhibition at the RMU State Street Gallery, 401 S. State in Chicago. Bernie White-Hatcher of Rochester, Barnabas Helmy of Springfield and John Scarborough of Granite City demonstrate different...

2014-07-25 23:08:05

Ted Trent Studios and Circa 87 announced an exclusive new distribution deal with Wehrenberg Theatres to showcase their award-winning, local film Belleville. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ted Trent Studios and Circa 87, two Los Angeles-based film production companies, have collaborated to focus future projects on America’s Midwest. “It makes sense,” says producer and actor Ted Trent. “Writer/director Dan Steadman grew up in Michigan, and I was raised in Southern...

2014-07-24 23:12:24

Dr. Kelch of AlignLife North Peoria is donating services to raise money for St. Jude. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Rob Kelch, owner of AlignLife North Peoria, will be running in the Kickapoo/Brimfield to Peoria St. Jude Run. To help raise money for this event Dr. Kelch's office is offering a consultaion, exam, and x-rays for $20 with 100% of the proceeds raised to be donated to St. Jude. Dr. Kelch has set an office goal to raise $1000. Dr. Kelch hopes to raise awareness of...

2014-07-23 23:26:58

National nonprofit focuses on building professional opportunities for wounded service members as they shift to civilian careers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® is excited to announce the addition of Matthew Baffoe to their Chicago staff. This addition comes in tandem with new office space donated by Taff Construction Incorporated (TCI). Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists combat wounded service members, their...

2014-07-23 23:09:53

July 23: Futurist Jack Uldrich to address the top ten trends transforming agriculture tomorrow at the FS Agronomy Event in Peoria, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 "The next era of farming is just around the corner." And futurist Jack Uldrich will be discussing the top ten trends that will be affecting agricultural leaders at this year's FS Agronomy Event in Peoria, IL. As a futurist, Uldrich sees part of his mission as helping his clients at FS to prepare for what’s...

2014-07-22 08:33:50

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that it has been named one of Chicago's top job creators by Crain's Chicago Business magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110602/CG12932LOGO Textura ranked No. 14 on the Crain's Chicago Business inaugural Job Creators list, based on Textura's staff growth of 248% in the Chicago area from 2010 to 2013....

2014-07-16 23:07:34

Savills Studley Represents Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council in Long-Term Renewal at 222 S. Riverside Plaza Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Leading global commercial real estate services firm, Savills Studley, assisted Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC), a membership and service organization dedicated to improving the delivery of health care services in the Chicago area, in renewing a long-term lease of nearly 30,000 square feet. The organization has been located at...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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