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2014-09-09 08:27:51

The Creative City Collaborative's Initiative Will Integrate Art Throughout the Florida City POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alyona Ushe has always thought big, and now the cultural visionary is launching a campaign to attract artists nationwide to Pompano Beach, Florida. Ushe, who helms the Creative City Collaborative (CCC), is implementing an ambitious program to integrate culture into every aspect of the city. Her initiative will showcase international artists...

2014-09-09 08:23:28

The LEED Silver Hotel meets public demand by doubling the number of EV Charging stations. MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell-Downtown just got a whole lot greener by doubling the amount of parking spaces equipped with Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations to meet public demand. The 221-room Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell-Downtown, was awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2012...

2014-09-09 08:20:35

Americans are leaving Sun Belt and West Coast for Midwest and Northeastern cities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a busy residential moving season, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, indicating that Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are the most popular moving destinations. Based on United's summer moving volume data, the most popular metro areas for U.S. families to move to this peak season...

2014-09-09 04:20:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Colosimo, managing partner of Burleson's Pittsburgh location, will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 28(th) Annual St. Barnabas CEO Leadership Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The event will be held on Friday, September 12, at the St. Barnabas Health System campus in Gibsonia, Pa. Titled Winds of Change, it will cover a range of important topics affecting the economic environment of western...

2014-09-08 23:11:09

Significant equity investment by Digital Bridge Holdings, The Jordan Company and The Edgewater Funds. Senior credit facility led by TD Securities and Deutsche Bank. New capital to fuel future M&A and tower development. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, a privately owned tower company, today announced that it has secured over $500 million of incremental capital to support its acquisition and new tower build programs and growth strategy....

2014-09-08 23:06:11

5th Annual Healthy Living and Family Festival to be held September 13th and 14th at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Daphne Dixon and Scot Weicker, co-founders of Live Green Connecticut! have announced the dates for the 5th annual festival will be Saturday, September 13th, from 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, September 14th from 11am - 4pm at Taylor Farm Park located at 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, Connecticut. Admission is Free! New this year is...

2014-09-08 23:01:34

The Chattanooga Mud Run was held on Aug. 16 this year. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Flypaper recently took part in an event to benefit the local community. The digital marketing company volunteered in the Chattanooga Mud Run on Aug. 15, which raises funds for the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. This is the fifth year that the Chattanooga Mud Run has been held. This 5k mud run is a military-style obstacle course race, with most of the obstacles surrounded by (or...

2014-09-08 16:23:17

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Center just wrapped a 3-day film shoot in Virginia Beach for Barbasol; America's #1 men's shave cream brand and Pure Silk for women. Studio Center's production team, including David Fry (Producer) and Chris Karvellas (Director of Photography), shot four commercials for Barbasol and Pure Silk's upcoming National Campaign. Virginia Beach native Derrick Borte, writer and director of "The Jones", directed the spots. The...

2014-09-08 16:21:29

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation has announced the selection of Theresa Shaw of Ameren Corporation to participate in its prestigious 2014-2015 Fellows Program. Shaw, vice president of internal audit, will join 36 rising women leaders from 14 nations across the globe and is the first and only St. Louis-area executive to be selected as a fellow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143956 The pool of candidates for...

2014-09-08 16:21:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Companies of Northern Arizona, Southern Arizona, Eastern Arizona, Western Arizona and Metro Phoenix and the East Valley are offering 30 days of free U-Haul® self-storage and U-Box® portable moving and self-storage pods to people throughout the state who were affected by the recent, record-setting amount of rain, and severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box® portable moving and...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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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