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2014-09-29 12:21:56

Innovative Ridesharing Company to Add 420 Jobs by End of 2016 CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn and Uber executives today announced that the ridesharing giant is moving forward with creating 420 new jobs by the end of 2016 in a major expansion of its Chicago regional headquarters. The announcement follows action the Governor took last month to veto legislation that would have imposed statewide restrictions on Uber and prohibited it from expanding...

2014-09-23 08:20:34

Lincoln Military Housing is proud to announce that a donation of over $17,000 was made to the Boot Campaign in support of their programs in the military community SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 18th, Lincoln Military Housing (LMH) celebrated Armed Forces Day with the 6th Annual "Barona Race Day Salute to the Military". Over 1,000 service members and their families in San Diego were treated to lunch, children's activities, family photos, non-stop drag...

2014-07-29 16:22:06

CLEVELAND, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Electric Company (the "Company"), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., has named Jennifer Ansberry, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Ansberry's role as Deputy General Counsel has been extended to include leadership of the Company's environmental, health and safety (EH&S) organization, which includes the development and implementation of EH&S policies, programs and practices. This role is in addition...

2014-06-18 23:10:08

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn visited 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator, to meet with start-ups including the team behind the app Selfie. Many heavy hitters are betting on Chicago to be the next new hub for technological innovation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The innovative iOS app "Selfie" showed off its new feature #ThemeOfTheDay to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn at 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator. Selfie aims to revolutionize the Social Media landscape with their...

2014-05-20 12:20:53

Meridiam names Ray LaHood as new Senior Advisor NEW YORK and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be a Senior Advisor to Meridiam North America and provide strategic guidance to the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89361 Secretary LaHood has over three decades of...

2014-05-15 08:31:12

Issues economy, job creation, growing manufacturing CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky visited Wockhardt's Morton Grove facility with a goal in mind: strengthening efforts to revitalize American manufacturing. Following a presentation of the facility's history, Representative Schakowsky toured the plant and inaugurated the Oral Solid facility that was created with $14 million capital investment. The facility is dedicated to the production of affordable, generic...

2014-04-04 16:21:06

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, prior to market open. An investor conference call and webcast will take place at 9:00 a.m. (ET) later that day. The conference call will be webcast live on the Company's Investor Relations home page at http://ir.lincolnelectric.com. Listeners should go to the web site prior to the call to...

2014-03-26 16:24:50

Quinn's Leadership Will Keep Illinois from Falling Over State's Fiscal Cliff CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn gave his annual budget address to the legislature today and released his fiscal year 2014-15 budget. The Governor proposed a budget that provides hope for working families by maintaining the state's 5% income tax rate to prevent Illinois from falling over the fiscal cliff. SEIU HCII is praising the Governor Quinn's budget proposal as...

2014-03-18 12:25:59

Seventh Annual Report Identifies World's Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) HICKSVILLE, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Computer Services has surfaced on Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (http://www.mspmentor.net/top501), a distinguished list and report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). "We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to Managed IT Services with the 103(rd) placement in the 2014...

2014-03-14 12:30:25

CHICAGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, has announced that Hartland Controls ("Hartland" or the "Company") has recapitalized with Incline Equity Partners ("Incline"). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/CG83254 Headquartered in Rock Falls, Illinois with manufacturing operations in China, Hartland is the market leading manufacturer of definite purpose contactors for the U.S. heating, ventilation and air...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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