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2014-05-29 12:30:31

Connolly to Discuss Acquisitions, Innovations and More at EC Chicago CEO Breakfast CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Sean Connolly's leadership, Chicago-based packaged food company, Hillshire Brands, is becoming the most leading-edge meat-centric company in North America. Due to renewed focus on innovation and decisiveness, Connolly has elevated Hillshire's performance in the marketplace and boosted the Chicagoland business community....

2014-05-28 12:21:57

New program offers customers more options NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville has so perfected the science of helping customers purchase vehicles that it almost make everything else seem elementary by comparison. However, when someone has financed and eventually paid off a vehicle, that customer has a few options at hand as to what to do with the existing vehicle. It is a good bet that they will trade in their previous vehicle as a part of the...

2014-05-27 16:28:06

CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago was recently awarded the first of two national institutes that will combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120203/MM47327LOGO On June 2, hear The Executives' Club of Chicago panel of expert innovators discuss how the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will revitalize high-tech manufacturing. The panelists will share how the Digital Manufacturing and Design...

2014-05-19 16:22:17

CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The June issue of Chicago magazine features part two of the series Special Report: The Truth About Chicago's Crime Rates, revealing further results of Chicago's year-long investigation into the city's police records. The investigation reveals that the dramatically improved crime rates touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his top cop are not what they seem, and a Chicagoan's chances of getting mugged, burgled or assaulted may be considerably higher than the...

2014-05-16 12:25:59

CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune is gearing up for the 30(th) anniversary celebration of Printers Row Lit Fest, the largest free literary event in the Midwest. This year's headlining authors include 2014 Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award winner James Patterson, Stuart Dybek, Marlo Thomas, Walter Mosley, Lorrie Moore, Colson Whitehead and many more. Held in the historic Printers Row neighborhood along Dearborn between Congress and Polk Streets, the...

2014-05-14 23:16:04

A new catalog of rotating unions for steel manufacturing applications is now available from Deublin Company. Waukegan, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A new catalog of rotating unions for steel manufacturing applications is now available from Deublin Company, in both print and electronic versions (see below). The catalog provides detailed operating information and specifications for several model numbers and sizes, along with installation instructions. Steel manufacturing employs a variety of...

2014-05-09 16:26:02

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (NYSE MKT, symbol: CVR) today announced results for the first quarter of 2014 as summarized below: CHICAGO RIVET & MACHINE CO. Summary of Consolidated Results of Operations For the Three Months Ended March 31 ----------------------------------- 2014 2013 ---- ---- Net sales...

2014-05-06 12:26:13

BURR RIDGE, Ill., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Runners from throughout the Midwest will help fight childhood obesity during the 10(th) annual "Run the Ridge" 5K and 1K run/walk sponsored by JWest, LLC, Carmel, IN, on Saturday May 31st, Burr Ridge, IL. The run will raise money for ProActive Kids (PAK), a nonprofit, childhood obesity intervention program available at hospitals and other healthcare organizations throughout Illinois. The Run the Ridge 5K Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m., and...

2014-05-03 23:02:45

Absolute Landscaping LLC has announced that it is expanding its operations to cover Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The popular landscaping company Absolute Landscaping LLC has recently announced that due to high demand it is expanding into new areas in the state: Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. The company is currently based in Harvard, IL, and is extremely excited with the expansion and what it will mean for customers and the company alike. A range of...

2014-05-02 23:02:48

A grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley has provided Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital with funds to support new assistive technology that enhances treatment options for patients with vision deficits. WHEATON, Illinois (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Therapists at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital have a new and sophisticated way to treat patients with vision deficits. A Dynavision D2 Visuomotor Training System, purchased through a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation...


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.