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2014-04-14 12:34:11

QUINCY, Wash., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Valley Medical Center (QVMC) Commissioners are considering seeking a multiyear Maintenance & Operations Levy in 2014 to help resolve the Hospital's budget issues, but have decided not to ask voters for a levy "Lid Lift." QVMC Administrator Mehdi Merred said the Hospital District is considering other options (than a Lid Lift) after meeting with Grant County Assessor Laure Grammer, who indicated that a Lid Lift might be a less effective...

2014-04-14 12:24:18

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT), prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at...

2014-04-10 08:21:38

Bill Jacobs Mazda welcomes spring with warm-weather festivities JOLIET, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a long winter best characterized by the infamous Polar Vortex, midwestern portions of the U.S. are basking in warmer weather this spring. Case in point, Chicagoland car dealership Bill Jacobs Mazda is hosting a special Spring Baseball Event with a few surprises Saturday April 12, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. (Photo:...

2014-04-08 12:22:46

CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John C. Robak, president and chief operating officer of Greeley and Hansen, a global civil and environmental engineering, architectural, and management consulting firm, joins other leading Chicago executives to serve as one of Chicago United's newest board members. Chicago United is an advocacy organization that promotes multiracial leadership in business and parity in economic opportunity....

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

2014-04-04 23:27:16

Manufacturing Firms from Across the State of Illinois Scheduled to Attend Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The first annual Manufacturing Matchmaking event is quickly approaching, and more than sixty manufacturing attendees are expected to participate. Hosted by the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Busey, the April 9 event will give manufacturers the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers for their manufacturing process. Originally...

2014-04-03 08:23:32

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 Ameren employees across Missouri and Illinois will participate in a variety of volunteer service projects in April. Activities include gardening, community clean-ups and painting for a variety of social service organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/CG97612 The initiative is part of "Ameren Cares," which connects Ameren with the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteering. A key focus of Ameren...

2014-04-02 23:33:17

Athletic Republic - Orland Park, IL performance sports training center under new ownership. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Athletic Republic, the industry leader in performance sports training, is proud to announce an ownership change at Athletic Republic - Orland Park. Brothers Matt and Joel Kamp, former stand-out athletes at Chicago Christian High School and Trinity Christian College, have purchased the training center located at 11545 W. 183rd Place in Orland Park, Illinois....

2014-03-31 23:34:46

Leading-edge Manufacturer of Metal Stampings and Sheet Metal Fabrications Enlists as a Main Sponsor for the Chicago KICS Cup, Slated to Take Place July 19-26th in Chicago, IL Cary, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Chirch Global Manufacturing, LLC announced its official support for KICS Cup, an i nternational youth soccer tournament happening this July in Chicago, IL. The sponsorship marks an exciting start to 2014 – a year in which the company plans to continue its longstanding dedication to...

2014-03-31 16:26:44

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 31, 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 first-quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central time. The company will release its first-quarter results earlier that morning, before the U.S. stock market open and the conference call. A live webcast of the conference call and related material will be available...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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