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2014-09-18 23:02:07

For the 6th year in a row, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast restaurants around the state to celebrate PJs & Eggs on October 10th. The “breakfast for dinner” will begin at 5:00 p.m. at participating locations to benefit Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) foster care programs statewide. Phoenix/Tucson/Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Once again, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast...

2014-09-18 23:01:59

United Way also honors Spirit Award winners and Ruth Taylor Scholarship awardees at 52nd Annual Meeting Putnam County, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 A sold-out crowd of more than 300 Putnam and Westchester residents, community advocates, and volunteers supported United Way of Westchester and Putnam at the 6th annual “Best Chefs and Fine Wines” event Monday, Sept. 15. Proceeds from the event will help support United Way’s health initiatives in Westchester and Putnam, such as...

2014-09-18 23:01:30

Ben Quirk, CEO of Quirk Healthcare Solutions, was recently awarded the Alex Ormond, Jr. Leadership Award by the Savannah Science Seminar in recognition for the firm’s contributions toward improving healthcare and wellness throughout the nation and especially in Savannah. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Ben Quirk, CEO of Quirk Healthcare Solutions, was recently awarded the Alex Ormond, Jr. Leadership Award by the Savannah Science Seminar in recognition for the firm’s...

2014-09-18 23:00:36

Showings will be held at The Stafford Retirement Community in the Sullivan Theater on September 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM and 7:15 PM. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Active Aging Week is a week-long observance to celebrate adults 50 and older as fully participating members of society and promotes the benefits of leading an active, healthier lifestyle. To celebrate, The Stafford – a boutique retirement community located at 1200 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 – will host...

2014-09-18 16:27:48

--The first of its kind, Center to offer children and families in South Philadelphia integrated healthcare, literacy and recreation services in one location-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and City officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking today to announce the Community Health and Literacy Center, a CHOP-City partnership that will provide healthcare, literacy and recreational services in one location for children and...

2014-09-18 16:25:49

One-of-a-Kind, Award-Winning Festival Oct. 1-5 Celebrates the Bounty of Georgia's Golden Isles While Benefitting Hospice of the Golden Isles ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of foodies and fun seekers will be treated to five days that will tantalize the senses when the third annual Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival unfolds Oct. 1-5 in Georgia's Golden Isles. The nearly weeklong #TasteSSI celebration showcases the area's finest food, spirits and...

2014-09-18 12:26:04

Annual Global Initiative Runs October 1-31 in a call for Harmony for Humanity LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned artists Steve Aoki and Pink Martini have joined the Honorary Committee for the 13(th) Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a global network of performances organized by the Daniel Pearl Foundation. Steve Aoki is a Grammy-nominated musician, producer and founder of Dim Mak Records. His remixes and collaborations with artists such as...

2014-09-18 12:21:40

New stevedore for CEE in Cleveland also announced AMSTERDAM and CLEVELAND, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Cleveland and Amsterdam-based Spliethoff Group announced today their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE), the only scheduled ocean service for containerized and breakbulk freight operating between Europe and a Great Lakes port. "We are extremely pleased to announce our intent to add a second sailing to the CEE starting...

2014-09-18 12:21:09

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 18. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NetJets Unions Coalition is an alliance comprised of the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), the collective bargaining agent for the 3,000-plus pilots who fly in the service of NetJets, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 284, which represents approximately 500 NetJets dispatchers, flight attendants, maintenance controllers, mechanics and stock clerks. NetJets is a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:...

2014-09-18 08:35:17

NetDirector has been chosen by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum for their innovative data and document exchange solutions TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDirector has secured their place as one of three finalists for the Excellence in Service award by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum. The winners will be announced at this year's awards gala on November 21(st) at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. The other two Excellence in Service finalists are Peak10 and CareerSource. Photo -...


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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