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2014-09-29 23:12:23

Decatur Ridge HOA Upgrades Outdoor Fun with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Coast to coast home owner associations are making new investments in quality outdoor fitness and recreational opportunities for their communities. The park is the heart of the community and creating a park for families to enjoy is an investment in health and happiness for residents. The Decatur Ridge HOA in Indianapolis, Indiana purchased a number of commercial playground...

2014-09-29 23:08:45

Celebrate Friendly Monsters in our Museum Gallery! Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new Gallery exhibit: Monster Party. Monster Party is a celebration of friendly monsters made accessible through fun interactive monster artwork for all ages. Monster Party work is curated by the Studio Miners, a duo intent on bringing accessible and interactive artwork to all ages in a fun and light-hearted atmosphere. “Monster Party Exhibit is monster...

2014-09-29 23:06:58

For the 4th consecutive year, Baltimore's and Maryland's first Accelerator, AccelerateBaltimore, will be launched with continued support from The Abell Foundation. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) http://www.etcbaltimore.com, Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation centers, announced today that The Abell Foundation will continue its support of AccelerateBaltimore™ for 2015. Six companies will be selected for this...

2014-09-29 23:02:21

SlimDown teaches participants to manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to food, physical activity and behavior. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer SlimDown, a six-week weight-management program, beginning in October at the D.D. and Velma Davis Family YMCA in Boardman and St. Joe’s at the Mall in Niles. SlimDown teaches participants to manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to food, physical...

2014-09-29 23:01:05

Janet Hays-Forbes is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Janet Hays-Forbes as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Hays-Forbes is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in information technology. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and...

2014-09-29 20:23:48

Now offers new homes for sale in Madison, Hampton Cove, Huntsville, Madison County, Hoover, McCalla, Bessemer, and Shelby County AL BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Alabama - Home Builder Valor Communities expands with six new home communities in Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama New home buyers and realtors looking for exciting new homes for sale in Huntsville and Birmingham Alabama now have more choices thanks to Valor Communities. On their anniversary of...

2014-09-29 16:21:51

Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., lower prices on many pre-owned models KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As auto shoppers buying brand new or recent-year models wish to take advantage of the ease and simplicity of the trade-in process, auto dealerships are generally happy to oblige. After all, this helps complete the sale of new vehicles and adds more used options to the available inventory. However, there can come a time when the number of trades...

2014-09-29 12:35:03

Well-known native Arizonan and business leader responsible for technology development and high-wage job creation in Tucson, Pima County and Southern Arizona PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council today announced that it has promoted Alex Rodriguez to vice president, Southern Arizona Regional Office, effective immediately. An author, decorated military officer and leading authority on business leadership, well-known native Arizonan Rodriguez began his...

2014-09-29 12:23:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' Fluid Power Automotive Lead Center in Findlay, Ohio has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants competition. The competition annually recognizes the best manufacturing facilities in North America. Freudenberg-NOK's Findlay plant is a lean benchmark among the company's 23 facilities operating in the Americas. The plant maintains nearly perfect statistics in the areas of...

2014-09-29 08:29:28

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liz Dammeyer, Assisted Living Administrator for Harbourway at Atlantic Shores in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been selected as VCAL Assisted Living Administrator of the Year, by the Virginia Health Care Association (VHCA)/Virginia Center for Assisted Living (VCAL). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148490 This honor recognizes an individual with outstanding leadership ability, who has contributed significantly to the...


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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