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2014-08-19 08:25:46

Shelter Killing is the Leading Cause of Death for Healthy Dogs & Cats in the U.S. It Doesn't Have to Be. ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new documentary Redemption will make its Georgia premiere on August 21 at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta at 7pm. Redemption brings the message of the No Kill movement to Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137192 Based on the award-winning, highly-acclaimed book of the same title, Redemption, a...

2014-08-19 08:23:16

"It was an unexpected honor to be elected president of Audubon of Martin County. My main goal is to make environmental education the center piece of our organization."- John Nelson STUART, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Nelson has been named president of Audubon of Martin County. As a wildlife videographer, he was a contributor for the National Geographic channel's "World's Deadliest" series in 2013 and is currently the voice of The Audubon Moment heard on the...

2014-08-18 23:09:21

Arlington County Virginia Public Schools and others to be recognized at the 32nd Annual Virginia Forum for Excellence September 15-16, 2014 in Richmond, VA—the premier event for performance improvement professionals in Virginia and the District of Columbia based on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Arlington County Public Schools (ACPS) has been named a Medallion recipient by a Panel of Judges for the U.S. Senate Productivity...

2014-08-18 23:07:52

Lab testing with affordable, upfront prices now available in the Triangle Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, a leader in providing direct access to lab testing services for both consumers and businesses, has opened its newest location in Raleigh, NC. The new store is located at 6401 Triangle Plantation Drive, Suite D-103, Plantation Point Shopping Center, Raleigh, NC 27616. This is the second location in the Triangle, and the 7th ANY LAB TEST NOW store in...

2014-08-18 23:07:38

Community Health Center of Snohomish County has released an article voicing their concerns about the increasing number of Americans suffering from diabetes, and explains how their services can assist those struggling with this difficult disease. Everett, WA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 “Diabetes is blind to age, race, color, and walk of life,” warns Community Health Center of Snohomish in a recent article. “In the last decade, the number of Americans suffering from diabetes have...

2014-08-18 23:07:16

Columbus, Ohio Seniors Guide features retirement communities, home care, local area resources, articles, and more. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Seniors Guide, the comprehensive magazine for assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, companion care, and home health care premieres their new magazine for Columbus, Ohio in August of 2014. Also available in neighboring cities of Cincinnati, Dayton and Springfield, Seniors Guide has extended their efforts helping the 55+ of...

2014-08-18 23:05:48

Ostenso works with team to improve process for pet treats and jerky manufacturing. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Roy Ostenso has teamed with Vets Plus, Inc. as Project Manager for pet treats and jerky manufacturing. Ostenso brings extensive leadership experience to his role in product development for companion animals. Ostenso has over 20 years of experience in the computer hardware and software industry, having spent ten years as CEO/COO for TAPEDISK Corporation after positions...

2014-08-18 23:05:27

The boards of directors for the Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) and the Roanoke - Blacksburg Innovation Network (RBIN) have today announced that they are strategically aligning in order to accomplish their shared objectives. Roanoke and Blacksburg, Virginia (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The boards of directors for the Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) and the Roanoke - Blacksburg Innovation Network (RBIN) have today announced that they are strategically aligning in...

2014-08-18 23:02:46

Award Presented by GrowFL, in Association With the Edward Lowe Foundation Honors Upcoming Second-Stage Businesses Throughout Florida Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 3dcart Shopping Cart Software is proud to be selected as one of fifty leading second-stage companies selected from more than 500 nominations statewide, as this year’s Florida Companies to WatchSM winners. All 2014 winners will join an esteemed group of 150 Florida alumni honored over the past three years....

2014-08-18 16:24:11

BALTIMORE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Mike Kralec has been named to the newly-created position of Vice President of Data Systems and Information Technology Services. The announcement was made by Del Parks, Senior Vice President of Operations & Engineering at Sinclair. Mr. Kralec will report to Del Parks and will be responsible for the Company's overall information technology tiers including services, operations and...


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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