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2014-08-25 23:11:46

Pittsburgh, PA Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief Operating Officer since 1998. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief...

2014-08-25 23:11:43

Pariveda Solutions ranked #5 out of 41 in their first year participating in this survey. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Pariveda Solutions was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. They ranked 5 out of 41. They were recognized at the annual award luncheon on August 19th at the JW Marriott. This eighth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify,...

2014-08-25 23:11:07

A boutique Colorado and Wyoming PR firm, WordenGroup Public Relations has capitalized on a travel, tourism and hospitality PR niche that includes the mountain resorts of Jackson Hole, Wyo., Vail, Colo., and Lake Tahoe and Mammoth Lakes in California. A new nonprofit client for the travel PR firm, Foresight Ski Guides of Vail aids visually impaired skiers. Jackson Hole, Wyoming (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Jackson Hole PR firm WordenGroup Public Relations has recently added Foresight Ski...

2014-08-25 23:10:29

Sunshine Recycling is donating a 20-yard dumpster and hauling services to the construction site of a new K9s For Warriors training facility in Nocatee, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Sunshine Recycling, a Jacksonville dumpster rental company, is donating their services to the building site of a new training facility for K9s For Warriors. The 20-yard dumpster is being used for the massive amounts of debris being generated by Summit Contracting Group, the company providing...

2014-08-25 23:03:11

Six Alaskan youth heroes recognized during Alaska State Fair ceremony, each awarded $1,500 scholarships. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Alaska Communications, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska, announced its six 2014 Summer of Heroes honorees Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. Corey Allen-Young joined Bill Bishop, vice president of enterprise and government solutions at Alaska Communications, and Alana Humphrey, CEO of Boys & Girls...

2014-08-25 23:02:16

Concorde Career College Memphis is honored to announce the appointment of Winston A. Granville to the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care as a Representative of Respiratory Care Therapists. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Concorde Career College Memphis is honored to announce the appointment of Winston A. Granville to the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care as a Representative of Respiratory Care Therapists. Winston led the Respiratory Therapy program in Memphis for a little over 6...

2014-08-25 16:25:22

Pittsburgh Technology Council to Name Winners on Oct. 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelomed, Inc., developer of CVInsight®, a solution to noninvasively monitor physiologic stress placed on the cardiovascular system, announced today that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the Innovator of the Year Category. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/MM74067LOGO The Pittsburgh Technology Council's annual Tech 50...

2014-08-25 16:24:19

Resort to roll out hundreds of new gaming options, a VIP Lounge, Max & Erma's Restaurant, a live entertainment venue and the region's first underground parking garage GREENVILLE, Miss., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Entertainment Inc. ("Tropicana") announced today that it is ahead of schedule to complete construction of its multi-million dollar expansion at its Trop Greenville property. This project, and the major investment Tropicana is making in Greenville, demonstrates...

2014-08-25 16:24:15

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers promise a night of "Good Vibrations" and "Fun, Fun, Fun" as California legend Brian Wilson with Al Jardine, co-founders of the Beach Boys, takes the stage Sept. 27 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre for the final evening event of Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast - the West Coast's premier wine and food event. Known as the "Mozart of Rock," Wilson will perform hits from his latest and upcoming albums at Sunset...

2014-08-25 12:29:33

Founder of multiple technology companies in his lifetime, Sullivan will be honored for his contribution to the Arizona technology community PHOENIX, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority today announced that Pat Sullivan, co-founder and CEO of Contatta, will be presented with the "OneNeck IT Services People's Choice Lifetime Achievement Award" during the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI)...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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