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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)...

2014-08-25 12:24:54

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - will provide pro-bono media relations assistance to promote Alex's Arcade, a non-profit organization whose goal is to make chemotherapy treatments and hospital stays easier for children to endure by providing them with video games and equipment to give them a sense of comfort. "We are thrilled to be...

2014-08-25 08:28:21

Nationally Recognized Expert and Thought Leader in Health, Wellness and Sustainability to Help Guide Organization's Education Programs for Natural Products Entrepreneurs BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media, the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organics and healthy lifestyle industry, today announced that Carlotta Mast, senior director of content and insights, has been named to the board of directors of Naturally...

2014-08-25 08:20:46

Free Event Offers Access inside Detroit's most innovative companies DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCo Detroit will host free informational sessions with over 50 businesses throughout Detroit on Thursday, September 18 for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. Throughout the day, more than 1,000 attendees will create personalized schedules where they will attend sessions hosted by over 50 local forward-looking businesses including Apigee, Ponyride,...

2014-08-24 23:03:13

The conference will provide the perfect opportunity for ITRA Global affiliates to learn more about why Utah ranks #1 as a pro-business state. CHIGAGO, IL (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate, has announced that its next conference will be held October 10 – 12, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The event will be attended by top executives and...

2014-08-22 23:08:56

The new Troubled Teens Columbus helpline places young addicts for youth rehab. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Teen substance abuse has long been major issue among young people in Columbus, OH. Unfortunately, most young adults never receive the professional treatment they need. To help make a difference in the community, the new Troubled Teens Columbus helpline was established to provide a valuable resource for adolescents seeking to overcome their drug and alcohol dependencies. By...

2014-08-22 23:08:50

A new helpline in Greenville, NC is offering valuable information and guidance to young adults who struggle with substance abuse. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Adolescent drug and alcohol abuse has been a major issue in Greenville, NC and throughout the state. If your teen is struggling with adolescent drug addiction, there’s a very good chance you are not alone. Plenty of troubled teens in Greenville are just as likely to fall victim to drinking and drug use as anyone else...

2014-08-22 23:08:03

FastFingerprints is adding a new location to the Cleveland, OH area. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 FastFingerprints is adding a new location to the Cleveland, OH area. The office will open Wednesday, August 27, 2014 and is located at 3740 Euclid Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, OH 44115. With the addition of this new office, that will bring the total to four successful FastFingerprints locations in the Cleveland area. Our new Cleveland-Midtown location will provide live scan...

2014-08-22 23:01:53

SEAA is proud to announce the 2015 seminar is returning to New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Board of Directors of Southeast Acquirers Association, Inc., is proud to announce that the 2015 SEAA Seminar will return to New Orleans, LA. The show is scheduled for April 20-22, 2015, at the New Orleans Marriott, located at 555 Canal Street. “The Marriott is a perfect location for enjoying the New Orleans experience,” said Martin Drake, completing his final term as SEAA President,...

2014-08-22 12:24:09

Inspiring and Notable Event to be Held in Sheboygan, WI This September 9-14. SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The best amateur sailing professionals from around the world will compete this September 9-14 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. What's exciting about this competition is that the participants are all blind. Event organizers announced the participants of this international event will include teams from: -- Australia -- Canada -- Great Britain -- Italy --...


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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