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2014-10-30 16:25:31

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf fanatics and passionate folks looking for an industry-in can now apply to the Golf Academy of America's 2015 spring semester - classes beginning in January. Golf Academy of America is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world and offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry. "I had a strong level of desire to become involved in the golf...

2014-10-30 12:33:50

Company Seeks to Expand Into Additional Markets MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deal Networks, Inc., a Nevada corporation, has executed a Securities Exchange Agreement with the members and managers of Haute Dining LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company. Pursuant to the agreement, Deal Networks acquired 100% of the outstanding securities of Haute Dining. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155518 The board of directors of Deal Networks has...

2014-10-30 12:29:02

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fitness enthusiasts around the world, get ready! Fitness Republic is coming at you with a brand new website. Whether you're interested in weight lifting, yoga, running or anything else, Fitness Republic's goal is to educate the world on healthy living. And on November 10th, Fitness Republic will unveil a updated website that will cater to all your fitness needs. The website will feature an easy user interface complete with simple...

2014-10-30 12:26:20

BOERNE, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Strait and Texas businessman Tom Cusick today announced the fourth annual Vaqueros del Mar Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction raised a record $550,000. Over the four years of the event, more than $1.1 million has been raised to benefit military wounded in action. Hosted by Strait and Cusick at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort & Spa in Boerne, Texas, Saturday and Sunday, October 25 -26, the event benefits Feherty's Troops...

2014-10-30 12:26:05

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced the completion of a new systems contract with the Cool Casino Group for a casino management system at the casino located at the RIU Hotel Guanacaste in Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica. Table Trac will be providing the casino with its CasinoTrac suite of management tools,...

2014-10-30 12:26:03

--The Trust and Believe® Life Enthusiast Offers Further Personal Engagement and Motivation to Dig Deep in 2015-- NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 22(nd) and Saturday May 23(rd), 2015, Shauntervention, a two-day fitness experience led by popular fitness celebrity, Shaun T (creator of INSANITY®, T25® and Hip Hop Abs®), will be held in Toronto, Canada. In addition to an exhilarating workout experience, Shauntervention will include a VIP dinner (at an...

2014-10-30 12:25:16

Aramark rolls out Tribute Sandwich Series in honor of the hometown team's heritage and fans, just in time for National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2014, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the exclusive food and beverage partner for five NBA and six NHL teams, is rolling out a new lineup of ten tasty sandwiches, paying tribute to each team's heritage and fans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155325...

2014-10-30 12:23:38

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Ohio & Erie Canalway Corridor to assist with publishing the organization's Towpath Companion, an award-winning guidebook for hikers and bicyclists along the 101-mile trail. "The Towpath Trail and its many attractions are a prominent part of life in our Northeast Ohio service areas," said Dee Lowery, president of the FirstEnergy Foundation. "This guidebook is a vital resource with...

2014-10-30 12:22:09

Three new itineraries, voyage featuring Northern Lights, four maiden ports and 17 overnight calls highlight offers SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking to explore the history, culture and famous sights of Europe in 2015 have more options than ever before with eight Holland America Line ships offering sailings ranging from seven to 50 days. The 62 unique cruises highlight three new itineraries, four maiden calls and overnight visits to 21 of the continent's most...

2014-10-30 08:44:12

Food Fans and Gamers Play to Earn Points Redeemable at the Restaurant PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Resulting from a dedication to providing innovative and playful food and beverage programs, Denver-based Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) launches "Kitchen Rush," a mobile video game to engage fans of its popular Portland concept, Departure; a pan-Asian restaurant helmed by current Top Chef contestant, Gregory Gourdet....


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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