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2014-02-11 20:21:44

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the business of professional sports HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 12(th), more than 500 area high school students representing 20 schools will have the opportunity to experience sports management. From pre-game to post-game at Toyota Center, an experiential program called JA Job Shadow will offer students an up-close look at business side of professional sports administration by shadowing...

2014-02-11 08:34:24

Expands Manufacturing Footprint to 300,000 sqft FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's major expansion program, Amerlux, in coordination with Unicorn Real Estate, has announced plans to build a new 100,000-square-foot state of the art manufacturing facility in Pearland, Texas. This facility, along with its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing center in Oakland, New Jersey, upgrade the company's total capacity to nearly 300,000 square feet....

2014-02-10 16:25:03

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the business of professional sports HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 12(th) , more than 500 high school students from 20 different schools will have the opportunity to experience sports management courtesy of Spectra Energy. From pre-game to post-game at Toyota Center, an experiential program called JA Job Shadow will offer students an up-close look at a day-in-the life of professional...

2014-01-30 23:27:37

California based senior care franchise goes east for Houston show. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The largest franchise event in the southeastern United States is heading to Houston, Texas for the first time this year as the Franchise Expo South gears up for its show starting Thursday, February 6th and running through Saturday the 8th. Laguna Woods, California based franchise Amada Senior Care, having now grown to 16 franchise partners in 10 different states, will be one of the...

2014-01-29 23:25:27

The gym invites members of the community to experience their classes and programs. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Little Gym of Sugar Land / Missouri City invites residents of the local community to their annual open house, January 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The goal of the open house is to inform the community about the programs offered at The Little Gym of Sugar Land / Missouri City. “We’re already looking forward to a great year at The Little Gym of Sugar Land / Missouri City,”...

2014-01-28 23:31:48

ArcadiaCon - The Tropical Gaming Convention in Galveston, Texas. Galveston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 MCProHosting is proud to announce ArcadiaCon on June 7-8, 2014! Hosted in Galveston Texas, ArcadiaCon is a gaming convention that promises loads of entertainment, contests, exhibitors, and top-notch Minecraft Youtube personalities. Panel topics will include game development, sound techniques, parental controls, Bukkit plugin development, and many others. A one of a kind dinner featuring...

2014-01-22 23:05:03

The open house gives the community a chance to experience classes at The Little Gym. Friendswood, Texas (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The Little Gym of Friendswood is excited to be hosting their annual open house, January 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The open house gives the community an opportunity to experience the classes and programs The Little Gym offers first hand. “We love hosting open houses and inviting new friends to experience The Little Gym for the first time,” Karley...

2014-01-10 20:21:57

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While still in the midst of a record-breaking Centennial Season, the Houston Symphony announced its 101(st) season of concerts, the first under new music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, in an unprecedented multi-media event tonight. A live television broadcast and streaming webcast were produced in conjunction with Houston Public Media on the University of Houston campus at the Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting. Hosted by KUHA...

2014-01-09 12:28:18

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Houston-area communities being developed by The Johnson Development Corp. rank among the nation's top-20 best-selling master-planned communities for 2013, according to a report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an independent research provider and consulting firm. No other developer in the nation landed more than one community on the list. Johnson Development's three master-planned communities in Fort Bend County, Riverstone (#6),...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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