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2014-07-29 12:31:33

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Houston's Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Lopez Negrete Communications' own Juan Alanis. A senior account supervisor for Lopez Negrete, Alanis was listed among the city's top 50 influencers for his role at the premier full-service agency. Lopez Negrete Communications is the nation's largest independent, Hispanic- owned-and-operated, full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Prior...

2014-07-29 12:31:31

#YouGotThis Hiking Challenge rewards hikers who share their adventures PORTLAND, Ore., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest. The summer hiking challenge encourages people to get outside and...

2014-07-29 12:30:42

Springfield Armory®, a leading manufacturer of rifles and handguns, announces the Duel II promotion, during which they will give away more than $100,000 worth of handguns and merchandise, including a trip to Arizona to train with 5-time world champion shooter Rob Leatham. GENESEO, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the Duel II promotion for the entire month of August 2014. Throughout the month, site visitors will have the chance to...

2014-07-29 12:23:44

-- Chesapeake Bay Exploration Lab, Chestnut Trail expansion, Lower Appomattox kayak launch, City Schoolyard's urban garden, and other initiatives lead the charge for connecting communities to nature RICHMOND, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, thanks to the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power. "It is our...

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help identify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage." In a July 28 letter to EPA Administrator Shawn Garvin, Executive Director John Arway said the agency supports...

2014-07-29 08:21:46

New website makes it easy to find a new car in Austin using tablets and Smartphone's AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mac Haik Georgetown, a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Austin, Texas, recently launched an all-new responsive website that features a live inventory search tool to make it easier for customers to find the new or used car they are searching for. Car shoppers continue to research vehicles online and Mac Haik Georgetown has now made it simpler...

2014-07-28 23:08:22

Maternal and Family Health Services is seeking nominations for the Rose Allan Tucker Award, which will be presented at the agency’s 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on October 29th at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services is seeking nominations for the Rose Allan Tucker Award, which will be presented at the agency’s 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on October 29th at the Westmoreland...

2014-07-28 23:05:10

Workshop includes an easy-to-use reference guide that provides information about more than 200 common health problems as well as tips on caring for yourself and your family, preventing illness and injury, and advice on when to seek medical attention. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer a one-hour workshop, Health at Home, Aug. 20 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman. The workshop includes an easy-to-use reference...

2014-07-28 23:01:08

Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC has been asked to speak at a newly formed task force to address sexual assault in Suwannee, which is a key focus is the use of sedation drugs to facilitate rape. Dawn will be addressing the topic of sexual predators, specifically the behaviors of serial rapists. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dawn Echols’ professional background spans success in multiple industries, including sales, finance, and music. This experience has honed her people skills and led her in the...

2014-07-28 20:25:54

BOSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hays Companies of Boston is pleased to announce Melissa Tobler is one of four individuals to date to receive the Validation Institute's Advanced Certification on Critical Outcomes Report Analysis. Intel-GE Care Innovations(TM) launched the Validation Institute to "challenge the status quo of typical healthcare research design principles, with the goal of positively impacting how the industry establishes credibility over time, but also ultimately...


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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