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2014-10-21 16:20:41

Donation to help bring camaraderie, fun, and entertainment to local troops and military families. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) and the USO have partnered to present a family-friendly concert featuring platinum recording artist Trace Adkins at Fort Hood Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The moment-filled, morale-boosting USO concert is designed to thank the members of the Fort Hood military community for their service, and help...

2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-21 12:36:25

CallSource joins fellow tech companies along the 101 tech corridor; moves 125+ employee offices to center of Westlake Village WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CallSource, the industry leader in call management, marketing analysis and sales improvement, today announced that after 10 years in a Westlake Village industrial park, it has moved its corporate offices to 5601 Lindero Canyon Road along a freshly revitalized section of the 101 tech corridor. "Being in...

2014-10-21 12:32:33

Registration for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's annual Walk On! Challenge now open PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past nine years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has offered the Walk On! Challenge as a free children's health initiative to all fifth-grade students throughout the state. To commemorate the 10(th) anniversary, the program is expanding to include even more students. The Walk On! Challenge's valuable lessons will now be offered to all...

2014-10-21 12:27:29

Internationally famous choir visits Pittsburgh for an evening of inspirational music PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (hillhouse.org) The Hill Association presents the world-renowned Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem at Saint Paul Cathedral on November 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm in celebration of the 50(th) anniversary of providing services to residents of the city of Pittsburgh. The new Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem is returning after a five-year hiatus. The Choir is an artistically...

2014-10-21 12:21:18

Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis., holding large-scale used car sell-off with over 1,000 models available KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While the temptation to purchase a factory-fresh vehicle can be strong, many , auto buyers end up opting for a used model in order to save money, both in terms of sticker price as well as other monetary sticking points like depreciation and insurance costs. Dealerships make a point to keep an ever-rotating stock of quality used...

2014-10-21 12:21:12

Holiday Ford of Fond du Lac, Wis., now offering 2015 Ford Escape and Explorer models FOND DU LAC, Wis., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Wisconsin families, the need for a capable family vehicle that can excel in wintry conditions cannot be compromised. Roadways become slippery, visibility is downgraded, and the necessity of work, school, and everyday errands persists. The solution for many area families is to ensure that their vehicle is up to the challenge that winter...

2014-10-21 08:45:03

Dealership's online presence enhanced by new web technology NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville has always taken full advantage of all available technology to ensure that its customers have the easiest access to information and the most up-to-date online experience possible. Much of that effort has been put into producing an array of online research tools to help the public become as well-informed as possible about the inventory at the...

2014-10-21 08:32:53

Health education to be directed by Marian's School of Education and Exercise Science INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University (www.marian.edu) announced today that the Ruth Lilly Health Education Center (RLHEC), which has provided health education to more than 2 million Hoosiers in its 25-year history, will relocate its operations and merge with Marian University at the end of the year. The new entity, Ruth Lilly Health Education Center at Marian...

2014-10-21 08:31:07

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: MundoFox Tampa, title sponsor of MundoFox Tampa Conga Caliente 2014, along with event producer Coda Sound will bring top talent to the festival in its 11th year. The event will include live musical performances from renowned artists including two time Grammy Award winner and Emmy award winner Albita, 2013 Grammy Award winner Marlow Rosado, International Guests Sol y Son, Colombian...


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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