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2014-09-08 12:26:47

New Integrated Fall Marketing Campaign Launches September 8 HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Connecticut Office of Tourism kicked off an integrated marketing campaign to inspire residents and visitors to see Connecticut differently this season. From unique vantages through GoPros and aerial footage, to launching a new fall tourism marketing campaign and Instagram channel, the state will be bringing hundreds of "Revolutionary Views" across the state to life through a...

2014-09-08 12:25:29

Houston-Area High Schools to Compete for $10,000 Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard a Texas-based 'Fun Ship' HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students, and will award one talented...

2014-09-08 08:37:33

MIDDLEBURG, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a premiere science and technology research institution and U.S. federal laboratory, today announced they have been recognized by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) as a 2014 Excellence in Technology Transfer award winner....

2014-09-08 08:25:42

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America Georgia Chapter (www.prsageorgia.org) hosts two events on Friday, September 12 tackling important issues that impact communications professionals: ethics in the digital age and the powerful impact on buying habits by mothers. Both events will be held at Maggiano's Buckhead in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120223/CL58658LOGO Morning Seminar: #Ethics in the Digital Age: The rise of digital...

2014-09-08 08:21:58

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company today announced that it is taking multiple actions to improve the performance of its Aerospace business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100210/TIMKENLOGO The company plans to: -- Eliminate its aerospace segment leadership positions and integrate aerospace activities under the direction of Chris Coughlin, executive vice president and group president; -- Close its aerospace engine overhaul...

2014-09-06 23:02:42

Summary: Seven Point 2, “The Alkaline Company” is holding its first opportunity meeting event on September 9th in King City Oregon. Bill Sickert, CNC and VP of Corporate Development will lead the event, providing details on the Seven Point 2 Health Made Simple initiatives, and opportunity. King City, OR (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Leading “The Alkaline Movement” CEO Jason Boreyko announces the first Seven Point 2 Event in Oregon, to be held on Septemeber 9th at the Club House,...

2014-09-05 23:07:53

A seminar held by the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board in Bradenton, Florida, featuring presentations by nationally recognized neuropsychologists on traumatic brain injury and closed head wounds was attended by personal injury attorneys and representatives from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reports Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh. Bradenton, Florida (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board's latest seminar was entitled “Closed Head Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury -...

2014-09-05 23:07:26

Premier locations with investment-grade carrier tenants Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, a privately owned tower company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of 269 investment grade tenant leases on 205 wireless attachment sites in the Southeast U.S. from PT Access Networks (“PTAN”), an affiliate of Duke Energy. All of the acquired leases are with major wireless carriers with long term leases. “We welcome the opportunity to...

2014-09-05 23:01:21

Jacksonville addiction rehab centers participate in events this September that focus on the positive outcomes of life in recovery. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Two Jacksonville, FL addiction treatment centers are helping to build awareness of chemical dependency and recovery by educating the local community through the sponsorship of special events held throughout September. Now in its 25th year, National Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention,...

2014-09-05 16:23:45

HUMPHREY, Ark., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and First Security Bank are pleased to announce they have awarded a $168,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to assist in upgrading a low-income apartment complex for seniors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130876 Independence Village, Inc. will use the grant in the rehabilitation of Cypress Point Apartments. The rehabilitation includes updating the...


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Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

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