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2014-09-03 12:20:47

Opportunities still available to leave your legacy on the path with donations of $100 or more LAKE TAHOE, Calif. and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tahoe Fund today announced it has met its goal of raising $750,000 in private donations for a spectacular new bike path from Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park. This private investment will trigger more than 12 million dollars in public funds from federal, state and local governments. The new...

2014-09-03 04:22:04

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) announced today that it had closed on approximately $89 million of investments in August 2014, increasing its total investment activity to approximately $300 million in 2014. This represents an approximate 10 percent portfolio growth rate year to date for HTA. These third quarter acquisitions includes two separate investments in medical office buildings ("MOBs") located in the attractive markets of...

2014-09-02 23:10:32

Home Medical Equipment Company Announces Opening of Central Office in Greer September 1st. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare, an industry leader and home medical equipment and services in the Southeast, announced the opening of its new office to be located in Greer, South Carolina. The new address is: 310 Business Parkway, Suite D, Greer, SC 29651. This new location will allow Aeroflow to better service patients with a more convenient location in the Greenville...

2014-09-02 23:09:29

Phoenix-based company experiences boom in business as the economy continues to improve. Affordable home prices among reasons for big increases in recent months. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 City Property Management, which has been managing and servicing Arizona HOA’s for the past 35 years, has been chosen by 17 new communities in the past two months to serve as their managing agent. In total CPM manages nearly 90,000 units, in 295 associations Arizona-wide, including the...

2014-09-02 23:07:08

The Sept. 18 workshop and all materials are free, but reservations are required. Call 330.480.3070. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer a one-hour workshop, Health at Home, Sept. 18 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. The workshop includes an easy-to-use reference guide that provides information about more than 200 common health problems as well as tips on caring for yourself and your family, preventing illness and injury,...

2014-09-02 23:02:55

Intensive code school opens applications for their first round of classes and job placement support in St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Intensive code schools are gaining notoriety among people interested in launching programming careers as well as the tech companies who are hungry to hire talent. The Iron Yard, a nationally-renowned code school, has planted roots in St. Petersburg. On September 22nd, they will welcome their first round of students, many of...

2014-09-02 23:01:32

This creates a contemporary marketing presence and visually solidifies the relationship between Friendship Village and its parent organization, Friendship Senior Options. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Friendship Village of Schaumburg is proud to introduce their new logo. “This creates a contemporary marketing presence and visually solidifies the relationship between Friendship Village and its parent organization, Friendship Senior Options,” said Stephen A. Yenchek, president and CEO of...

2014-09-02 23:01:09

New event series features meaningful discussions with local and national experts about vital issues impacting our region and its people. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Seattle Times is launching an event series, LiveWire – Conversations that Spark Insight, kicking off with “The Case for Early Learning,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The Seattle Times LiveWire is a new event series that features meaningful discussion...

2014-09-02 23:01:03

Entertainment VIPs and professionals are excited to host talent auditions on September 6 for Christian actors, models, singers, dancers and comedians. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The exciting information sessions and AMTC auditions will be hosted by, respectively, top-industry professionals Carey Lewis and Bob Wiley. The team of scouts prayerfully consider each person auditioning, seeking those who have the desire to illuminate entertainment with the light of Christ. If chosen...

2014-09-02 20:25:48

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UWM Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute today announced their partnership for high-speed computing (HSC) resources at UWM's new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa. Innovation Campus tenants Brooks Stevens and Concordia University will be the first organizations to use the services provided by the Milwaukee Institute. The Milwaukee Institute's recently upgraded HPC cluster is the largest publicly accessible supercomputing resource...


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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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