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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...

2014-07-16 12:27:12

-- AbbVie and the AbbVie Foundation partner with The Heart of America Foundation, North Chicago Community School District 187, North Chicago Community Partners, United Way of Lake County, YouthBuild Lake County and Worcester Public Schools NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced its first Week of Possibilities, an employee volunteer program to support educational improvement projects in local communities where AbbVie is based. As part of the...

2014-07-15 16:25:21

What to do, see, eat, and experience in the city CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The August issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands Thursday, features 91 of the best people, places, and things the city has to offer in the annual Best of Chicago list. Discover the funniest comedy nights, shops that deserve a stop, local rapper to know about, Instagrammers to follow, top restaurants and bars in the hottest neighborhoods, and much more. Plus: The 52 winners of Chicago's biggest-ever...

2014-07-11 12:23:15

CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, Built In Chicago announced the 2014 winners of the Moxie Awards, naming the best of Chicago's digital companies at an award ceremony of 850 attendees. Sixteen companies were honored for their innovation, mentorship, and cultivation of the Chicago tech community. Honorees were celebrated by Built In Chicago's founder, Matt Moog, and CEO, Maria Katris, as well as Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who remarked on the immense success he has witnessed...

2014-07-10 16:26:15

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes is excited to announce that it will open seven new neighborhoods this summer and fall throughout Chicagoland, reflecting Orleans' growing footprint in the area. With communities ranging from country living to suburban, homebuyers are sure to find the perfect fit for their family. The Courtyards of Glen Ellyn offers courtyard-style townhomes in a quiet area, but within walking distance of shopping, dining and the commuter train in...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.