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2014-09-17 08:26:40

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The small town of Loris, South Carolina welcomes residents and visitors for a week-long celebration kicking off the 35(th) annual Loris Bog-Off starting Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146458 To celebrate the 35(th) anniversary of this popular festival, the town of Loris, located just north of the Myrtle Beach area, will host activities throughout the week for families and visitors to the area. The...

2014-09-16 23:16:43

Sunshine Recycling, a dumpster rental company in Orlando, is currently providing dumpster and hauling services to businesses in South Lake Plaza. Clermont, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Orlando roll off dumpster provider, Sunshine Recycling, is working with South Lake Plaza in Clermont, FL to provide dumpsters and hauling services for its businesses. Sunshine is supplying the shopping center with one 4-yard front load dumpster and one 8-yard front load dumpster once a week with hauling...

2014-09-16 23:16:37

In January of 2014, a study was commissioned by WCCTA and 12 other organizations to estimate the impact of the attraction of additional companies to the eight-county economic area as well as to estimate the construction and operations related to bioenergy industry development at the Iowa Crossroads of Global Innovation agricultural park outside of Fort Dodge, IA. The Iowa counties included in the eight-county region are Boone, Calhoun, Green, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and...

2014-09-16 23:14:09

Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana, has broken ground to finish the build out of their condominiums, designed for various levels of independent and supported retirement living. They have had fifteen successful years pursuing their mission to ‘celebrate and support Life’s journey.’ Goshen, Indiana (PRWeb) September 16, 2014— (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 -- One of the key characteristics of Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana is that there is always a...

2014-09-16 23:13:21

Platte River Networks wins the Cloud Channel Innovation Award for the Most Innovative Cloud Partner Business Model Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Platte River Networks, a leading managed services and cloud provider, announces it has been selected by Channel Partners, a resource for indirect sales' channels offering IT and telecom solutions, as a winner of the 2014 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Awards. Twenty-five winners were honored during an awards ceremony on Sept. 8 at...

2014-09-16 23:05:02

Major League Baseball’s #1 bat manufacturer to update direct-to-consumer operations using Onestop’s fully customizable suite of services Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Onestop Internet, a leading full-spectrum e-commerce solution provider, today announced its partnership with Louisville Slugger, the leading manufacturer of baseball bats, mitts and batting gloves in the nation. Louisville Slugger has tasked Onestop to manage its back-end e-commerce system and execute a...

2014-09-16 23:01:58

Festival Will Bring Vital Resources to Address Health Disparities and Increase Access to Quality Health Care in the Latino Community Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 As part of its Latinos Living Healthy Initiative, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host the second annual health festival in Los Angeles, California. LULAC’s Feria de Salud will feature free health screenings for osteoporosis, HIV, and high blood pressure. Other free testing includes...

2014-09-16 23:01:37

Connect Iowa Releases Annual Business Survey DES MOINES, IA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 See the widget here Connect Iowa today released a 2014 Iowa business survey report showing that thousands of state businesses want faster Internet speeds, while thousands more lack backup Internet services. The survey reveals that 13,000 Internet-connected businesses want more bandwidth; of those, nearly a third (31%) report that they can’t get faster service where they are located. The survey also...

2014-09-16 20:24:55

Blog and digital e-magazine at AZtechconnect.com showcase Arizona companies, leaders and stories of innovation PHOENIX, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) in partnership with the Arizona Technology Council today announced the launch of the new blog and digital e-magazine formats of TechConnect: Arizona's Technology Magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84607 Arizona's tech leaders have turned to TechConnect since 2005 as a trusted...

2014-09-16 12:34:33

Delivering a Compelling Work/Life Balance Places Leading IT Solutions Provider on the Revered Atlanta Business Chronicle List for Second Consecutive Year ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriStor Systems, an advanced IT solutions provider specializing in virtual infrastructure and enterprise private, public and hybrid cloud services and solutions, today announced that it has been named by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of Atlanta's Best Places to Work, for the second...


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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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