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2014-08-14 23:10:55

The free family event at the Maltby Lakes Recreation Area will take place Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Remember being told to go outside and play? That turns out to be great advice. Opie’s World: Tap Into Nature, a feature of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s Recreation program, helps children and adults reconnect with the natural world and each other. On Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m.,...

2014-08-14 23:10:26

Heels & Wheels for Megan's House is a Triathlon and Duathlon event that will benefit Easter Seals Southern Georgia Megan's House, a respite home for children. Waycross, Ga (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Easter Seals Southern Georgia event Heels & Wheels Duathlon & Triathlon will be held Saturday, August 23rd at Laura Walker State Park near Waycross, Georgia. Start time will be 7:30 AM. The duathlon distance is a 2 mile run, 13 mile bike ride, and a 3 mile run. The triathlon...

2014-08-14 23:06:55

Raleigh law firm advances to final four, finishes 3rd overall in wheelchair tourney Raleigh, N.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Smith Debnam took to the basketball courts in the 2014 August Madness Wheelchair Basketball Tournament hosted by Bridge II Sports, a local nonprofit that helps improve the quality of life for individuals with physical disabilities. On August 11, attorneys from Smith Debnam, along with employees from other local businesses, teamed up with area sports stars for a day of...

2014-08-14 23:05:20

Free Event Series Hosted by RMI Showcasing Innovative Technologies in Maryland Manufacturing Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 On Aug. 19 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) is launching its new GreenTech Series, a monthly outreach series to showcase the latest energy efficiency technologies and processes from Maryland manufacturers. The series will kick off with Matt Turpin, president of Maryland manufacturing organization...

2014-08-14 20:21:17

HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Radiant" or the "Company") (OTC: ROGI), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the onshore and shallow state waters of the U.S. Gulf Coast area, announced today results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2014. Highlights -- Revenues increased 28% year-over-year to $682,672 -- Production increased 30% year-over-year to 6,644 Bbls -- Received $4,000,000 investment from...

2014-08-14 12:28:47

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, and MAYWOOD, Ill., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Loyola University Health System (Loyola) of Maywood, Ill., are partnering to expand the breadth and reach of their pediatric service lines in the Chicago area. This new affiliation will benefit patients by building on and expanding the clinical program strengths of each health system, making them more available to the communities we...

2014-08-14 08:32:04

SAFEWAY & UNLEASHED BY PETCO SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 HYATTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty, LP and its partner The Bernstein Companies are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of The Gateway at University Town Center, located at the intersection of East-West Highway (Maryland Route 410) and America Boulevard, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Gateway at University Town Center will be anchored by a 54,400 square foot...

2014-08-14 08:31:50

Hotel near Houston Galleria will feature new lobby, food and beverage outlets once project is complete at the end of 2014. HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria has embarked on a multi-million dollar renovation to all of its public spaces to create an upscale and vibrant atmosphere that matches the city's lively attractions and scenes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140811/135160 Visitors of the Galleria Houston...

2014-08-13 23:08:30

Janie Langdale is Recognized for her Leadership and Community Involvement Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie Langdale has been selected to join Leadership Columbia. Sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Columbia (LC) program provides existing and emerging leaders with opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge and network. “As a transplant to Columbia, I am constantly discovering more...

2014-08-13 23:03:13

Lake Tahoe community sells homesite for more than 2,700 bit coin. Truckee, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Martis Camp, North Lake Tahoe’s premier luxury real estate community, announced today that it has closed on potentially the largest recorded real estate transaction involving bitcoin. Martis Camp is set up as a merchant with Bitpay, a leader in business solutions for virtual currencies that allows buyers to easily convert their bitcoin into U.S. Dollars. The parcel of land sold is...


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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