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2014-09-03 23:16:06

Plexus Worldwide Inc. based in Scottsdale, Arizona boasts a 3-year growth rate of 16,458%. With a revenue of 159.8 Million in 2013, Plexus Worldwide makes the list for the first time ranking number 8 as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Dexter, Missouri (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 This is the first year that Plexus Worldwide, a health and wellness company was recognized by Inc Magazine. Inc Magazine nominated Plexus Worldwide as one of the fastest growing companies...

2014-09-03 23:06:45

The 1st International Workshop on Scientific Opportunities in Cislunar Space (SOCS 1) is a free, one-day event taking place on November 9, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. This event is open to scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and the interested public. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 SOCS 1 will provide insights into using the region between low-Earth-orbit and the Moon’s far side halo orbit (LL2) as a proving ground for missions of a far greater scope. This region, called Cislunar...

2014-09-03 23:03:43

The Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon will be held on Sept. 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon, to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas at noon on Sept. 19. Dr. David L. Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and the Hispanic Center of Excellence are...

2014-09-03 16:23:05

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) announced today that Shelly S. Quimby has joined the Company as Land Manager. Ms. Quimby spent nine years with Chesapeake Energy Corporation with her last position being Manager-Acquisitions and Divestures. She has in excess of 30 years of land department experience. Paul Blanchard, Sr. Vice President and COO said, "We are pleased to have Shelly at Panhandle. Her experience in the Mid-Continent,...

2014-09-03 16:20:52

TROY, MI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announced today that it has started construction on a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The 122,500-square-foot facility will manufacture complete seat assemblies supplying General Motors' Spring Hill Assembly Plant. The plant will be fully operational in January 2015. "This new facility demonstrates our commitment to GM in delivering high-quality products through our...

2014-09-03 12:37:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is a leading state in the use of technology to better serve citizens, save money and achieve policy goals, according to the Center for Digital Government's 2014 Digital States Survey. Pennsylvania is among five states that earned a grade of A-. Pennsylvania also was recognized for outstanding performance in the health and human services (4th place) and finance, administration, procurement and human resource management...

2014-09-03 12:28:07

TAOS SKI VALLEY, N.M., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the treasured Bavarian Lodge & Restaurant, located in the ski valley. "I was entranced with the skiing experience in Taos Ski Valley, which is why, twenty years ago, I was inspired to settle here and build a European-style ski retreat like those of my native Bavaria," said Thomas Schulze, owner of the Bavarian Lodge & Restaurant....

2014-09-03 12:25:21

Recognition Received for Clubhouse, Amenity Campus and Southern Living Home TOCCOA, Ga., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currahee Club, the premier golf community located in Toccoa, Ga., was recently presented with three Aurora Awards for construction and design excellence at the 2014 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) held recently in Orlando, FL. Competing against the top builders from around the Southeast, Currahee Club was honored in three categories including the Custom Home...

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...


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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