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2014-10-18 23:01:45

Conference to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 20th – 22nd at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Tim Rocho, CEO of Set for Life Financial, LLC is excited to be a sponsor of the upcoming PaymentsSource PayThink conference to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 20th – 22nd at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. “PayThink is built for financial services executives to focus on how today’s trends will shape the future of banking and payments,...

2014-10-18 00:20:49

Denver Events in November include a chance to finish up holiday shopping, enjoy fabulous wine, or sample some of the City's best craft beers. Hotel Teatro - A Denver Hotel, welcomes visitors to these other popular Events. DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Hotels like Hotel Teatro welcome November visitors who come to enjoy the start of the winter season and the many popular Denver Events in November. A wine festival and hugely popular art extravaganza are among the top...

2014-10-17 23:07:00

OMA is an intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Each week, more than a dozen Mount Pleasant residents have the opportunity to participate in the program with the assistance of nursing staff and volunteers. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village is excited to announce their partnership with the Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University in their Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. OMA is an intergenerational art program for people...

2014-10-17 23:05:36

Logical Operations acquires Accent Training of Rochester, New York, a prominent local training center in the Rochester area. Accent Training will become part of Logical Operations’ New Horizons affiliate at its 3535 Winton Place headquarters. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Logical Operations has acquired Accent Training of Rochester, New York, a prominent local training center with a storied 30-year history in the Rochester area. Accent Training will become part of Logical...

2014-10-17 23:04:40

89% of Annual Survey Respondents Add Jobs Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 In its 11th Annual Wage & Job Growth Survey, the Charleston Digital Corridor is pleased to report an average wage of $70,084 for participating local knowledge-based companies. Beyond the strong wage number, 89% of these companies reported hiring staff in 2014. The strong employment growth has resulted in Charleston’s tech and advanced manufacturing sector becoming approximately five percent...

2014-10-17 23:03:11

2014 AIM Tech Award winners announced in Omaha Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Nearly 350 friends of technology attended AIM’s Tech Celebration and first-ever C-Level Auction last night at the Holland Center in Omaha. According to AIM CEO, Kandace Miller, “This was truly an important night, a red carpet night. It’s our way of honoring tech brilliance in the community.” AIM and the Holland Center staged a beautifully appointed showcase reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30...

2014-10-17 23:02:01

And Honors other Outstanding Achievements with The Founders’ Distinguished Achievement Award and Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Award Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Last evening, the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia (EFGP), and the Philadelphia Business Journal announced the winners of the 2014 Philadelphia 100—the top privately-held companies, within the 10-county Philadelphia region, with the highest percentage...

2014-10-17 23:00:48

The Indiana Department of Transportation and the City of Mount Vernon, Indiana will partner to complete their newest trail project that will go from the City’s riverfront on the Ohio River in Southwest Indiana through the heart of the community. The trail is one of many quality of place projects on tap for the City through 2017. Mount Vernon, Indiana (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The City of Mount Vernon in partnership with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced today...

2014-10-17 16:23:12

Bodybuilding.com Wins 2014 Bizrate® Circle Of Excellence Award BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bodybuilding.com, the Internet's most-visited bodybuilding and fitness site, and the largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, announces that it has been awarded the Bizrate Circle Of Excellence Platinum Award. The Award recognizes retailers that received outstanding online customer satisfaction scores throughout a one-year period, as rated by millions of...

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...


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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