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2014-09-10 23:02:42

The new strategic business partnership between StratusLIVE and United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona to benefit over one hundred thousand people across Southern Arizona. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has been serving its community for over 80 years. A 5-star Guide Star rated charity, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is a focused, results-driven organization working year-round to change community conditions and create...

2014-09-10 23:01:28

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona. Boulder City, Nev. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona. The first contract is for $1.94 million to Precision Crane & Hoist Services, Inc., to replace the...

2014-09-10 23:01:26

Trapp Corp. gives back to Arizona community and partners with Phoenix Suns Charities 88 to become Corporate Champion and Presenting Sponsor of "Slam Dunk" Street Party 2014. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Trapp Corp. is proud to announce their corporate sponsorship of the annual “Slam Dunk” Street Party hosted by Phoenix Suns Charities 88, a network of community leaders with the mission to benefit organizations that assist the needs of children and their...

2014-09-10 23:00:19

Detroit Matchmaking Summit brings together service and product suppliers for first and second tier OEMs. Protomatic, Inc. was recognized as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Dexter, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Protomatic, a precision CNC machining and prototyping manufacturer, was recently recognized at the Detroit Matchmaking Summit as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Along with the recognition,...

2014-09-10 16:27:39

Generous Support Fulfills Association's Endowment Commitment for Future Improvements and Advancements to Revitalized Center WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House Historical Association is honored to announce a $5 million gift by businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to the Association in support of the revitalized White House Visitor Center opening on Saturday, September 13. The completely transformed visitor center is the result of a...

2014-09-10 16:24:30

New Scares include Blood Yard and 7th Ward! CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds is transformed from a "theme park" to a "scream park" as it debuts SCarowinds Halloween Haunt, the largest, most horrific Halloween event in the Carolinas Friday night, September 12. This year SCarowinds will be more frightening than ever with the addition of a gang of junkyard vampires in the new Blood Yard, and 7(th) Ward, a hospital filled with incurable patients. The terror...

2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-09-10 12:26:22

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the soul of live jazz music with the flavorful locally-sourced shrimp, the Little River ShrimpFest celebrates its tenth year on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Little River Historic Waterfront. Little River is a small fishing community located just south of the North Carolina border and is known for its deep sea fishing, charter boats and savory shrimp. The 10(th) Annual Little River ShrimpFest is the perfect...

2014-09-10 12:25:11

-Local Portland Chapter Seeks Guinness Title for Most Concurrent Hopscotch Players; Aim To Highlight Goal to Increase High School Graduation Rate- PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) today announced a world record setting event scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. Described as the World's BIGGEST Hopscotch, nearly a thousand participants will gather at the Rose Quarter Commons to set a new Guinness...

2014-09-10 12:20:55

500-Mile Cycling Event Across Indiana Will Benefit Hoosier Troops INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wish for Our Heroes is pleased to announce the first-ever RIDE INDIANA, a 5-day, 500 mile cycling endurance event, to support members of the United States Armed Forces. The Noblesville-based national charity has partnered with grocery retail giant, The Kroger Co., which will have an active role in the inaugural event. The ride will begin September 17(th) in...


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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