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2014-10-17 12:29:26

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently partnered with Cypress Creek EMS and the D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA to provide real life education to the community on the importance of early heart attack care, also known as acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The organizations worked together to organize a code AMI drill on Wednesday, July 30, starting with a mock patient having symptoms of a heart attack at the YMCA facility in...

2014-10-17 12:27:14

- Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert declared the week of October 19-25 as End Polio Now Week - SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) is pulling off a Halloween hat trick. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87193 Salt Lake Comic Con recently announced The Hero Dash, a five-kilometer (5K) fun run/walk to benefit Operation Underground Railroad and the Huntsman Cancer Institute and today announced today that it is...

2014-10-17 12:24:06

VOX Teen Communications receives top TrueBlue Community Award, $10,000 grant ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Natural Gas® (GNG), Georgia's leading natural gas provider, announced today that it has awarded $50,000 in grants to 13 Georgia nonprofit organizations, with VOX Teen Communications in Atlanta receiving the top grant of $10,000. The grant will help support VOX's youth development program which enables thousands of metro Atlanta teens to express themselves...

2014-10-16 23:15:23

Dr. Brettney Ramsour is dedicated to natural health care, recently he had an opportunity to present a workshop on Adrenal Fatigue. East Stroudsburg, Pa (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Recently Dr. Brettney Ramsour, of AlignLife East Stroudsburg had a phenomenal opportunity to change lives at a workshop on “Adrenal Fatigue an American Epidemic. “ He discussed how a tiny gland may be killing your mood. He shared about uncovering the foods needed for maximum energy & repairing damaged...

2014-10-16 23:14:30

Albert Boscov and Carpenter Technology Corp take high honors at annual Alvernia University ceremony. Reading, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 At its annual Presidents Dinner, Alvernia University honors organizations and individuals who have made a significant impact on the university and the surrounding community. This year’s awardees will be recognized Oct. 16, and include Albert and Eunice Boscov (Franciscan Award), Carpenter Technology Corporation (Pro Urbe Award), Meggan (Hannigan)...

2014-10-16 23:10:06

Greenbrier Academy, a therapeutic boarding school for girls based in West Virginia announces new CEO to take the place of Dr. Mark Dennison. Alderson, WV (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Greenbrier Academy is pleased to announce John Grago as its new CEO. Grago officially began his tenure on Oct. 10, 2014 after former CEO Dr. Mark Dennison’s decision to step down in pursuit of his lifelong dream of building his own therapeutic school for boys in Alabama. Greenbrier Academy wishes Dr. Dennison...

2014-10-16 23:03:22

September Twin Cities pending home sales shows sharp contrast by seller type, as revealed by Northstar MLS's current housing data. Jenna Thuening, owner of Home Destination and a Minneapolis residential real estate agent with RE/MAX Results discloses the findings and comments on how traditional home sales take the lead. Minneapolis, Twin Cities Minnesota (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 September Twin Cities pending home sales shows sharp contrast by seller type, as revealed in Northstar...

2014-10-16 23:02:28

Ebola comes to America. What Now? Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Ebola comes to America. What Now? WTOP examines the threat of Ebola in the U.S. and beyond in a special one-hour live town hall broadcast, scheduled on Monday, October 20 from 10-11 AM at the Knight TV Studio at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. WTOP midday anchors Bruce Alan and Debra Feinstein will host the forum, with two special guests on the front lines of the Ebola crisis: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the...

2014-10-16 23:01:05

As Springfield’s top supplier of professional concrete, siding, and deck cleaning and protecting services, Renew Crew of Springfield is proud to announce that it is offering free estimates on deck cleaning for a limited time. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Fall is here and many homeowners are thinking about preparing their decks for the oncoming winter—which means ensuring their decks are grime-free and protected. Luckily, Renew Crew of Springfield, the leading provider of...

2014-10-16 23:00:26

Local company honored for support for local fire victims. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head was honored this month for their support of the American Red Cross Heroes for Fire Victims Campaign. Funds raised through this campaign assist individuals who have been affected by home fires. They provide food, clothing, shelter, lost medications and mental health counseling. The donation made by Beach Properties directly supported two families...


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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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