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2014-04-17 23:00:48

Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and cottages in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida on Earth Day, and we’ll make a donation to the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative on the Island of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and...

2014-04-17 23:00:45

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is helping support the 10-week Dancing Classrooms program for the fifth grade class at Mountain Meadow Elementary School in Buckley, Washington. While learning to dance, students will have fun, stay fit and also cultivate essential life skills. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is happy to sponsor the Dancing Classrooms program at Mountain Meadow...

2014-04-17 23:00:39

Police Officers, Firefighters, Former US Marine and Former Pro Hockey player among males to participate in Toronto YogaFit class. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Thursday April 24, GoodLife Fitness, Canada’s largest fitness company and YogaFit, the world-wide leader in Yoga education, will celebrate the expansion of their national partnership with a special master-class, at 137 Yonge Street GoodLife Fitness, led by YogaFit creator Beth Shaw. Keeping with YogaFit’s...

2014-04-17 20:21:46

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tmz8p3/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Investment Prospect of China Golf Industry, 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tmz8p3/research_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Investment Prospect of China Golf...

2014-04-17 20:21:43

SINGAPORE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Staying at InterContinental Singapore Hotel is even more comfortable and luxurious thanks to PressReader, a digital all-you-can-read newspaper and magazine service, now available to guests as a complimentary amenity. PressReader is a website and mobile app that provides guests with unlimited access to more than 2,500 local, regional and international publications using their laptops, tablets or smartphones. "PressReader offers guests...

2014-04-17 20:21:35

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT), today announced that it has licensed the popular tokidoki brand to develop compelling, casino slot machine content. IGT will launch new tokidoki-themed games starting in 2015 at select casino properties in Singapore and Macau. IGT will also make its tokidoki-themed games available in additional casino markets throughout the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/LA91408LOGO "Asia presents...

2014-04-17 16:29:50

Provides Operators Untapped Guest Metrics WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Venga, the leading guest management platform for restaurants, released a new analytics dashboard providing unique insights into a restaurant's patrons. By integrating a restaurant's point-of-sale data with reservation systems such as OpenTable®, Venga harnesses a flood of big data and churns it out into simple, intuitive and actionable results. (Photo:...

2014-04-17 16:28:32

Bolin will head to California to battle nation's top lamb-loving chefs this fall BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend, Chef Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House earned "Best in Show" at the annual Boston Lamb Jam competition, besting 20 other top chefs from the region. Sponsored by the American Lamb Board, the event drew more than 500 hungry fans to the Royal Sonesta Hotel for an American lamb cook-off. A panel of judges taste-tested more than 20 American lamb...

2014-04-17 16:25:30

Eric Afriat of Montreal, Canada Wins $1,081,184 HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Afriat of Montreal, Canada walked away with $1,081,184 and the coveted WPT Championship trophy after winning first place in the televised WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship tournament series. The tournament brought a record 1,795 entries, surpassing the $5 million guarantee and generating a $5,788,875 prize pool - the largest ever for a $3,500 buy-in tournament....

2014-04-17 16:21:53

Vintage Car Auction Expected to Generate More than $10 Million in Sales MONTGOMERY, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A showcase of more than 100 of the world's most unique automobiles, some valued in excess of $5,000,000, will be on display and auctioned at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa as Concours d'Elegance of Texas, one of the nation's biggest and most prestigious classic car weekends, returns May 2 - 4. The collection of rare motorcars will be auctioned on Saturday,...


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Table Mountain Pine, Pinus pungens
2014-04-18 07:52:15

Table mountain pine (Pinus pungens) is native to the Appalachian Mountains located in the United States. This pine also goes by the name of hickory pine, prickly pine, or mountain pine. The Table mountain pine grows best in dry conditions with soils that are made up of clay, loam, or sand, and is found scattered throughout the rocky slopes from Georgia to Pennsylvania. This pine grows best in higher elevations from 984 feet to 5780 feet with the bigger trees growing in the southern areas of...

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

Haleakalā
2014-04-09 16:28:16

Haleakalā, also known as the East Maui Volcano, is a possibly active shield volcano that is located in Hawaii and actually comprises 75 percent of the island of Maui. Its name means house of the sun in the Hawaiian language and local legend says that the crater was the home of the demigod Māui’s grandmother, who helped him to force the sun to move slowly over the course of the day in order to prolong it. This volcano reaches an elevation of 3,055 feet and it holds steep slopes and a few...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

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