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2014-10-09 16:27:45

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 local business leaders and dignitaries including State, County and Town officials today joined with executives from The Engel Burman Group to celebrate the Grand Opening of The Bristal at Armonk, the company's newest assisted living community in Westchester County. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151346 "These are very exciting times for The Engel Burman Group as we celebrate the grand opening of our second...

2014-10-09 12:32:37

Software Development Company Achieves Prestigious Award for Fourth Consecutive Year PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine in the medium company category. The awards program, founded in 2006 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Maine State Council and the Best Companies Group, is a project designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Maine,...

2014-10-09 12:27:38

- Participants dress up as their favorite hero to have fun, promote heroes and fitness, and raise money for Operation Underground Railroad and the Huntsman Cancer Institute - SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public phone booths in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah will be making a comeback in popularity and use on Saturday, October 25, 2014 as local heroes change into costume and don their capes and running shoes for Salt Lake Comic Con's (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) The...

2014-10-09 12:23:57

Renewables project expected to save libraries $20K annually BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Power Connecticut today announced that it has donated and will install approximately 1,600 solar panels at two of Bridgeport's libraries - the main Downtown Burroughs-Saden Library, located at 925 Broad St.; and the North Branch Library, located at 3455 Madison Ave. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO "PSEG Power Connecticut has made this donation...

2014-10-09 12:20:57

Sanders Ford in Jacksonville will be hosting its eighth annual chili cook-off for Toys for Tots JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Some businesses have a difficult time staying involved in their local community, while others exceed at it. One local Jacksonville business that is constantly involved in community events is Sanders Ford. This Ford dealership is always sponsoring and hosting events that benefit people in need. Last month Sanders Ford hosted a blood...

2014-10-09 08:32:01

Prizes are awarded to the best innovations from the Greater Houston area and from leading Texas Gulf Coast universities and research institutions HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, announces at its annual Innovation Conference & Showcase on October 8, 2014 the 2014 Goradia Innovation Prize winners. The Goradia Innovation Prize, with Opportunity Houston,...

2014-10-09 08:29:55

Several significant projects already underway in the metro area and Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering the New Orleans market at an opportune time, TLC Engineering for Architecture has been awarded several signature projects since its office opened earlier this year in the Central Business District: -- The firm recently completed mechanical and electrical design services, and provided sustainability services for Tulane University's new River...

2014-10-09 08:29:43

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Webcast When: October 23, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where: http://www.mihomes.com How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site...

2014-10-09 08:25:08

4th Annual North Carolina Surf to Sound Challenge, October 31-November 2, presented by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally and internationally ranked standup paddlers share the water with amateurs and families traveling to Wrightsville Beach - the tiny town ranked among the top surf destinations in the country by National Geographic - for the North Carolina Surf to Sound Challenge, October 31 through November 2. Photo...

2014-10-09 08:24:28

Renown Financial Legend Frank Bisignano Will Serve as Grand Marshal to Lead Over 130 Groups and 40,000 Marchers With Nearly One Million Viewers NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Columbus Day Parade celebrates 70 years, it promises to deliver fun, excitement and a sea of red, white and green up Fifth Avenue on Monday, October 13(th), 2014 for Columbus Day. Organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation and presented by the Conair Corporation, the Parade is the...


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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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