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2011-03-21 13:05:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital announced today it has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only five percent of the nation's hospitals have earned this prestigious designation which recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate sustained excellence in nursing. "Earning Magnet designation is a testament to the extraordinary nursing care available at...

2011-01-24 18:46:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has added a new member and one returning member to its board of directors, Louise Henry Bryson, Chair Emeriti of the board of trustees for the J. Paul Getty Trust and Armando Gonzalez, FAIA, founder and principal of Gonzalez Goodale Architects respectively. "We are excited to have Louise join us at such an important juncture in the healthcare industry. Her extensive media experience and business...

2010-09-20 04:30:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- MKM, an active lifestyle marketing and public relations firm, has just signed three new clients: Takeya USA, Taste of Brews and Street League Skateboarding. MKM will handle overall branding of Takeya's Glass Water Bottle line, produce Taste of Brews and publicize Street League's all new professional sports tour. Information is available at www.teammkm.com. Takeya brings 50 years of Japanese-inspired design innovation to Southern...

2010-09-14 05:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has announced that it is has significantly boosted auto dealer financing throughout its six-state footprint, doubling market share in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Pennsylvania from this time one year ago. Huntington is also the number one auto dealer lender in both Ohio and Kentucky for the second quarter of 2010. In the second quarter 2010, Huntington's market share for auto dealer lending...

2010-06-03 08:00:00

BLUEFIELD, W.Va., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc. will hold a health expo this weekend in Bluefield to provide families with the tools they need to help manage their health. UniCare's Healthy Family Healthy Kids Expo will be held Saturday, June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Mercer County Mall and will feature more than 15 health-related exhibitors. "West Virginia ranks high in obesity, smoking and cancer rates," said Mitch Collins, Director...

2010-03-16 07:30:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eighteen West Virginia classroom teachers have been named recipients of the Arch Coal Foundation Golden Apple award, according to John Snider, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president for external affairs, eastern region. "These 18 teachers are among West Virginia's most talented and professional educators," said Snider. "They ranked very well in the judging for the foundation's highest award, the Teacher Achievement Award. All were within just a...

2009-12-15 05:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Huntington National Bank's Auto Finance & Dealer Services group has been awarded a 2009 Auto Finance Excellence Award by Auto Finance News. The award is presented annually to companies that have achieved notable success or contributed greatly to the auto finance industry. Huntington's Auto Finance & Dealer Services group was recognized for engineering the first auto asset-backed securitization deals, following the downturn in...

2009-09-23 06:00:00

Rock trucks, wheel loaders, crawler tractors and an ADDCAR(TM) highwall mining system to be sold remotely by Virtual Ramp auction CHARLESTON, WV, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct a large, multi-million dollar mining and heavy equipment public unreserved auction in Charleston, WV on September 28, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Charleston Civic Center. The equipment being sold...

2009-07-19 00:07:33

Scientists and children near Boulder City, Nev., have joined the search for the Charleston Ant, not seen for 55 years, the U.S. Forest Service said. The Charleston Ant Safari was organized by Burton Pendleton, a research ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station in New Mexico, the Las Vegas Review reported Saturday. Pendleton recruited volunteers, many of whom brought small children because children like ants. They looked for Lasius nevadensis, the Charleston Ant,...

2009-07-03 05:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- XpressPrint, a leading print solutions provider in Southern California, has been named the Official Printer and is a sponsor of the Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration. The board responsible for coordinating this traditional event has entrusted XpressPrint to produce the commemorative program as well as a portion of the event and parade banners for the city's celebration. For nearly ten years, XpressPrint has been dedicated to small and...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'