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2014-07-16 08:30:46

Company cites critical need for strategic investment in the arts, new funding models to help sustain Charlotte's key cultural institutions, and expanded public sector partnerships CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced a major gift to the THRIVE Campaign, a donor-led initiative managed through a partnership with Foundation for the Carolinas, in support of the arts and cultural sector of Charlotte. The Company's gift of...

2014-07-16 08:25:34

Wahine Classic kicks off week of surf contests, camps WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the shores of the nationally ranked surf town in some of the country's cleanest ocean waters, more than 100 female surfers from New York to Florida will compete in shortboard, longboard and standup paddleboard heats during the Wahine Classic in Wrightsville Beach, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127254 Photo -...

2014-07-16 00:20:12

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NICKEL AND DIMING Profile America -- Wednesday, July 16th. On this date in 1935, drivers in Oklahoma City were confronted with America's first parking meter, collecting rent for a space on the corner of First Street and Robinson Avenue. While local drivers could avoid that single space, they...

2014-07-15 23:13:04

Thriveworks Counseling Knoxville Establishes Speedy Scheduling and a "No Waiting List" Policy. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A counseling practice in Knoxville, TN is promising appointments within 24 hours. This announcement comes on the heals of criticisms that former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s plan to help patients within14 days was “unrealistic.” According to Owner and Clinical Director Dr. Michael Pilcher, “We’re not trying to make a political...

2014-07-15 23:05:21

Representatives from Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide free blood pressure screenings and information on a wide range of health topics, programs and services this week during the Idora Neighborhood Farmers’ Market. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Representatives from Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide blood pressure screenings and information on a wide range of health topics, programs and services this week during the Idora Neighborhood Farmers’ Market....

2014-07-15 23:01:32

The technology is here. Iowa City, Iowa's, economic development organization ICAD Group (the Iowa City Area Development Group) is working with local government and the state of Iowa to try and make Iowa a haven for research and development of self-driving vehicles. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Working with the State of Iowa, the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is spreading the message that the state of Iowa can be a haven for research and development of self-driving...

2014-07-15 23:01:16

Jim Stritzinger joins Connect South Carolina. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy are pleased to announce that Jim Stritzinger has been named executive director of Connect South Carolina. Stritzinger assumed his role on July 1 and will lead Connect South Carolina as it continues its work connecting communities to broadband and technology. “The synergies between Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy were obvious to me when we began our partnership about...

2014-07-15 20:20:56

- Private dinners to be held at Rienzi estate in Houston, Dallas' Rachofsky House HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners prepared by the Roca brothers, whose restaurant in Girona, Spain, landed atop the influential World's 50 Best Restaurants list last year. The Rocas will prepare meals for BBVA's U.S. clients next month at the Rachofsky...

2014-07-15 16:30:14

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE), a leader in online real estate, today announced it will issue its earnings release for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the market close. Move will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter 2014 financial results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) on the same day. To access the call, please dial (877) 870-4263 or outside the...

2014-07-15 16:25:49

IRVING, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC" or the "Company"), which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Thomas Leverton as chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 23, 2014. Mr. Leverton succeeds Michael H. Magusiak, who retired as president and CEO on June 2, 2014. The Company's announcement follows an extensive search conducted by the Board of Directors, in partnership with an...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

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....

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