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2014-04-10 08:21:38

Bill Jacobs Mazda welcomes spring with warm-weather festivities JOLIET, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a long winter best characterized by the infamous Polar Vortex, midwestern portions of the U.S. are basking in warmer weather this spring. Case in point, Chicagoland car dealership Bill Jacobs Mazda is hosting a special Spring Baseball Event with a few surprises Saturday April 12, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. (Photo:...

2014-04-09 23:28:55

At its regular General Membership meeting March 24, 2014, the Seattle National Association for the Advancement of Colored People heard a presentation on children's vision care from Katie Johnson and Helen Spencer. Spencer and Johnson are working on raising awareness among educators and policy makers all across Washington State. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Members of the Seattle-King County NAACP General Assembly meeting on Monday night, March 24, were very concerned to...

2014-04-10 00:22:23

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SAFETY PINS Profile America -- Thursday, April 10th. The need to pay a $15 debt sparked one of the most useful of inventions, patented on this date in 1849. Walter Hunt, a mechanic in New York, owed the debt. While he thought about how to raise the money, he fiddled with a small piece of wire....

2014-04-09 23:01:16

The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery will host a reception for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is proud to announce an upcoming reception that will be held for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. The show, “Moving off the Grid: Acrylic Abstractions in Color and Line,” is said to be a “vibrant feast for the eye.” Stephen Darr is an emerging painter who...

2014-04-09 20:20:23

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center Foundation has invested more than $2 million to fulfill its commitment of replacing trees and making green improvements in the communities along Endeavour's route through the cities of Westchester, Inglewood and South Los Angeles. More than 1,000 trees are being planted by the Science Center Foundation to replace the nearly 400 that were removed along the shuttle's route. To date, 960 trees have...

2014-04-09 16:21:28

Dahl Ford offers a day of family fun at its Davenport location DAVENPORT, Iowa, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Where some auto dealers struggle with how to better engage their local communities, Davenport Ford dealership Dahl Ford is a well-established area business that knows how to put on an event for area families. Now in its second year, the Dahl Ford Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 12 offers a chance for local kids and parents to get together, celebrate spring, and...

2014-04-09 12:27:50

Race Benefiting Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Will Wind through Downtown and Uptown DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, covering six blocks of downtown, will host a four-mile run in the city on the Saturday before Easter. An inaugural event for the church, the First Dallas Easter Run, which will benefit the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, will be held April 19. The course will begin and end at the Jeffress Fountain Plaza on...

2014-04-09 12:27:38

Small businesses in the technology, travel and food industries represented in April 24 networking and pitch event OMAHA, Neb., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and Inc. magazine have announced the finalists of Get Started Omaha (#GetStartedOmaha) taking place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha, Nebraska. Spots are still available to attend the live event. Registration is available at www.coxblue.com/getstartedomaha. Over 30...

2014-04-09 12:20:13

NOVI, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eberspaecher, a global Tier 1 leader in the development and manufacturing of exhaust system technology, announced today a significant expansion in Michigan beginning in late 2014 extending through 2019. This expansion includes investment of $122 million USD and 545 new jobs. The company is purchasing land in Michigan to expand its facilities in order to accommodate multiple actions: incremental business, increased vertical integration, and...

2014-04-09 08:33:56

South L.A. Teens Work With URBAN TxT to Code Websites at Week-Long WebSlam Event LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Saturday, April 12(th), YouthBuild Charter School of California, in collaboration with URBAN TxT and sponsored by Colocation America, will host a student WebSlam at Los Angeles Trade Tech College. During the week leading up to the event, URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles-based program that teaches at-risk young people of color how to build iPhone apps and other...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

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