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2014-10-23 23:02:37

American Homeowner Preservation Founder and CEO Jorge Newbery will be panelist at Single Family Rental Investment Forum in Scottsdale, AZ. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 American Homeowner Preservation (“AHP”) Founder and CEO Jorge Newbery will be a panelist at IMN’s third annual Single Family Rental Investment Forum. This three day forum will run from December 3-5 and will be hosted at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, AZ. Newbery has participated in several IMN...

2014-10-23 23:02:01

The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Charles A. Thorne, PhD, will discuss the emotional and psychological aspects of living with an ostomy during the next meeting of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group. Dr. Thorne is a clinical psychologist with an extensive background in family health having served as associate director of the family medicine...

2014-10-23 23:00:55

AlignLife is making it easy and beneficial to donate coats and winter-gear this year, in return for donations, AlignLife will offer complimentary exam, consultation and X-ray if needed. Peoria, Il (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The need for coats during the cooler months is fast approaching. Align Life of North Peoria is making it easy and beneficial to donate coats and allow the opportunity to make a difference and help keep those in need warm this fall and winter. AlignLife of North Peoria is...

2014-10-23 23:00:27

At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and high school expansion, $900,000 for athletics and $100,000 for the fine arts. Jackson, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and...

2014-10-23 23:00:23

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Hamilton County, Illinois, is hosting an Election Day Breakfast on Nov. 4. The community in Hamilton County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an Election Day Breakfast for seniors at 8 a.m. on Nov. 4. The community, which is located at 605 S. Marshall...

2014-10-23 20:24:46

Orlando Business Journal Publishes Its Annual List of CEO Honorees, Includes Mr. Siegel ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westgate Resorts is proud to announce that Westgate founder and CEO, David Siegel, was recognized as a top CEO for Mega-sized companies in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal on October 10, 2014. Mr. Siegel was recognized during a luncheon for the leading CEOs of small, medium, large and mega-sized companies in Central Florida. The...

2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) today joined with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to announce the winners of the Cool California City Challenge, a competition among 10 cities in the state to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use. In a hard-fought battle, the city of Riverside edged out second-place Claremont to be crowned the...

2014-10-23 20:21:05

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SLG Group Inc. conveniently located at 1431 S State St, has added U-Haul products and services to its business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b SLG Group Inc. can now offer its customers a variety of moving equipment and supplies including: after-hours drop-off, in-store pickup for boxes, support rental items, towing equipment, trucks and trailers. Reserve Your Equipment Today! Sam Lee, owner of SLG Group Inc.,...

2014-10-23 20:20:48

CALGARY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train program is returning to the rails for a 16(th) year to raise money, food, and awareness for food banks and hunger issues across Canada and the United States. Since its launch in 1999, the Holiday Train program has raised close to C$9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food for North American food banks. "The Holiday Train is all about the community coming together over the holiday season and helping each other out...

2014-10-23 16:27:11

2014 schedule includes world premieres, multi-media performances, and award-winning indie films WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cucalorus Film Festival, presented by PNC, announced today the final film and event line-up for its 20(th) annual showcase, scheduled for November 12-16, 2014 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The five-day event, called "one of the coolest film festivals in the world" by MovieMaker Magazine in 2013, includes an innovative line-up...


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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