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2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...

2014-09-18 23:10:59

The opening of the new air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon means patients living in Southern Oregon will have access to rapid, reliable, and safe emergency care. Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Oregon Lifeguard announced the opening of it newest fixed-wing air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon to serve the citizens of the region with quick, high-quality air medical transportation. The airplane and crew will be able to respond to flight requests from Grants Pass and...

2014-09-18 23:10:07

One Week Kitchens will be bringing their award winning display to the annual Bloomsburg Fair. A One Week Kitchens representative will be at the display all week to answer questions and schedule free estimates. Forty Fort, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 One Week Kitchens will have their award winning kitchen remodeling display at the Bloomsburg Fair beginning this Saturday. Their display will be inside the Industrial Building. The display is a great example of the products and design...

2014-09-18 23:07:13

Learn what constitutes a single serving and how to manage portion size during the next “Healthy Eating for You: Portion Control” presentation Oct. 3 at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 How much is a serving? Most Americans don’t know. That’s one of the factors contributing to the obesity epidemic in the United States. Learn what constitutes a single serving and how to manage portion size during the next “Healthy Eating...

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...


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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