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2014-08-21 23:16:02

Haiku Learning has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch. Goshen, Indiana (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Haiku Learning has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch. In its fifth year, this program is presented by the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE), its Indiana Small Business Development Center, and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). The program is endorsed by the Edward Lowe Foundation and celebrates...

2014-08-21 23:15:48

Isles of the World hosted an Open House for local realtors to preview their 11 new homes on Thursday, July 24th. Homes by Deltona’s World Golf Village Home community, Isles of the World, catered a lovely soiree serving a variety of hors d'oeuvres with a full wine and beer bar. St. Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Isles of the World hosted an Open House for local realtors to preview their 11 new homes on Thursday, July 24th. Homes by Deltona’s World Golf Village Home...

2014-08-21 23:15:03

The new Troubled Teens Boca Raton helpline has helped local adolescents find youth rehab while on the road to recovery. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Teen substance abuse is long been a major issue among young people in Boca Raton, FL. The rising numbers of young adults falling victim to a drug or alcohol addiction has been staggering. To help make a difference in the community, the new Troubled Teens Boca Raton helpline was established to provide a valuable resource for teens...

2014-08-21 23:15:00

Dr. Michael Steuer of Memphis connects with people of Israel by helping through local synagogue Or Chadash in Memphis. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Michael E. Steuer, local doctor in Memphis, TN, is helping bring his Judaic roots back to the Bluff City with recent philanthropy at local synagogue. “The state of Israel affects all Jews, even those in the United States,” says friend and Rabbi David Julian of Or Chadash in East Memphis. Therefore, through various outreach programs,...

2014-08-21 23:13:08

The Grant Is Designated to The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant will be used by the The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place to help with the emergency needs of children and families served by all Orchard Place divisions. “This grant is crucial to the children and families of Orchard Place,” said...

2014-08-21 23:13:05

The new Troubled Teens Deerfield Beach helpline places young addicts for youth rehab. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol substance abuse has long been major issue among young people in Deerfield Beach, FL. Unfortunately, most young adults never receive the professional treatment they need. To help make a difference in the community, the new Troubled Teens Deerfield Beach helpline was established to provide a valuable resource for teenagers seeking to...

2014-08-21 23:09:40

Participants will learn to be more aware of what they eat and why during the next “Healthy Eating for You: Eating Mindfulness” presentation on Sept. 5 at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Truly hungry, or comforting yourself with food? Mindless eating in front of the TV, while driving, or at the computer can lead to significant weight gain. Participants will learn to be more aware of what they eat and why during the next “Healthy...

2014-08-21 23:09:22

The Miracle League is looking for athletes to join fall season league. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Miracle League of Arizona is a charitable organization that grants over 200 children and young adults with special needs the opportunity to play a game of baseball, as a team member in an organized league. Free to participate and sign up, two days a week for one hour the Miracle League offers parents with special needs children the opportunity to get out in the sunshine, and...

2014-08-21 23:03:59

The American Business, Communicator, Creativity International, Hermes Creative, Horizon Interactive, and Summit Creative Awards Programs Honor Bayshore Solutions' Website Designs TAMPA, FL, and DENVER, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Six industry organizations selected Bayshore Solutions' customer websites for creativity and excellence in web design, development and digital marketing this summer. The American Business “Stevie” Awards (ABA) is a premier business awards program in...

2014-08-21 23:03:28

NFB member Dan Parker, who was blinded in a drag-racing accident in 2012, will attempt a motorcycle speed record on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats as part of this year’s Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Wendover, Utah (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The National Federation of the Blind today announced that member Dan Parker, who was blinded in a drag-racing accident in 2012, will attempt a motorcycle speed record on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats as part of this year’s Bonneville...


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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