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2014-09-17 23:00:57

Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Granbury Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of WineWeb.com, a leading provider of technology for the wine industry. WineWeb, based in Santa Fe, NM, offers wineries nationwide a solid, easy-to-use e-commerce platform with integrated website management, customer relationship management, wine club, and...

2014-09-17 16:29:51

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the appointment of Glenn Perry to the role of vice president of the company's Embedded Systems Division. The Mentor Graphics® Embedded Systems Division enables embedded development for a variety of applications including automotive, industrial, smart energy, medical devices, and consumer electronics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146807 "We believe there is great...

2014-09-17 12:28:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradition Bank is pleased to be partnering with the Houston Marine Moms Club for their annual "Sock It To 'Em" promotion. The drive provides Marines overseas with new socks out of the generosity of their Houston family, friends, and community back home. Tina Gorcie, President of the Houston Marine Moms, stresses how much the drive means to the group's sons and daughters stationed abroad. "We have many active troops who are still deployed...

2014-09-17 12:22:06

Public Invited to Participate in Kick-Off "Garden Build Event" on Saturday, October 4 RACINE, Wis., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2014 study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health* scored Racine County, Wis., among the state's 10 least-healthy counties. In response, SC Johnson, whose global headquarters is located in Racine, Wis., is partnering with Zoe Outreach Ministries and Racine Urban Garden Network to give residents in one Racine-area neighborhood greater access to...

2014-09-17 08:30:30

Benefitfocus to provide online benefits enrollment and administration solution for growing health system CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Kootenai Health has selected the Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support benefit enrollment and employee engagement for the company's workforce of more than 2,500 employees. Kootenai Health provides a...

2014-09-17 08:26:40

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The small town of Loris, South Carolina welcomes residents and visitors for a week-long celebration kicking off the 35(th) annual Loris Bog-Off starting Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146458 To celebrate the 35(th) anniversary of this popular festival, the town of Loris, located just north of the Myrtle Beach area, will host activities throughout the week for families and visitors to the area. The...

2014-09-16 23:16:43

Sunshine Recycling, a dumpster rental company in Orlando, is currently providing dumpster and hauling services to businesses in South Lake Plaza. Clermont, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Orlando roll off dumpster provider, Sunshine Recycling, is working with South Lake Plaza in Clermont, FL to provide dumpsters and hauling services for its businesses. Sunshine is supplying the shopping center with one 4-yard front load dumpster and one 8-yard front load dumpster once a week with hauling...

2014-09-16 23:16:37

In January of 2014, a study was commissioned by WCCTA and 12 other organizations to estimate the impact of the attraction of additional companies to the eight-county economic area as well as to estimate the construction and operations related to bioenergy industry development at the Iowa Crossroads of Global Innovation agricultural park outside of Fort Dodge, IA. The Iowa counties included in the eight-county region are Boone, Calhoun, Green, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and...

2014-09-16 23:14:09

Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana, has broken ground to finish the build out of their condominiums, designed for various levels of independent and supported retirement living. They have had fifteen successful years pursuing their mission to ‘celebrate and support Life’s journey.’ Goshen, Indiana (PRWeb) September 16, 2014— (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 -- One of the key characteristics of Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana is that there is always a...

2014-09-16 23:13:21

Platte River Networks wins the Cloud Channel Innovation Award for the Most Innovative Cloud Partner Business Model Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Platte River Networks, a leading managed services and cloud provider, announces it has been selected by Channel Partners, a resource for indirect sales' channels offering IT and telecom solutions, as a winner of the 2014 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Awards. Twenty-five winners were honored during an awards ceremony on Sept. 8 at...


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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