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2014-09-22 23:06:10

Hobnobbers Food & Spirits is off to a great start with robust traffic and customer engagement with AppSuite’s 360° mobile marketing solution. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Hobnobbers Food & Spirits restaurant and sports bar in Sycamore, Illinois opened for business in early July. Since opening, Hobnobbers has enjoyed robust customer traffic and a very enthusiastic response from its new patrons. Mike Crawford, Hobnobbers owner, is committed to customer...

2014-09-22 23:04:26

Pre-orders Now Open for SALT Cards Featuring Automatic Lock/Unlock of your Smartphone Based on User Proximity. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 SALT (http://www.securesalt.com) announced today that they will begin taking pre-orders for the SALT card, the first keyless entry card for Android and iOS. The SALT card pairs with the free SALT app and enables phone locking and unlocking based on the cards proximity. The user places the SALT card in his or her wallet so when they are...

2014-09-22 23:01:41

With a growing commitment to renewable energy, Illinois now ranks third in the nation in the number of K-12 schools that have turned to solar energy to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S....

2014-09-22 12:22:20

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International ("Lincoln"), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Dura-Line Corporation ("Dura-Line" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of CHS Capital, has been acquired by Mexichem for a total of $630 million in cash and assumed liabilities, advancing Mexichem's strategy of global growth in high-end specialty products. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147376 Headquartered in...

2014-09-21 23:01:37

Illinois Joining Forces to conduct training in Springfield, IL for social workers, counselors, and therapists about supporting Veterans and their Families. CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Illinois Joining Forces Behavioral Health Working Group (IJF BHWG) will host a statewide symposium (tinyurl.com/ILBHC14) focused on improving care for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Sponsored by the VNA Foundation, Thresholds, Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran’s...

2014-09-19 20:20:33

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Autohaus on Edens is proud to announce that the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is now available on its lot, and car buyers in the Northbrook area are invited to visit the lot to take a closer look. While this four-door sedan has a stylish, sleek body style that will turn heads, it also has one of the best fuel economy ratings in its class. With elegance, sophistication and raw power in an intelligent design, drivers are...

2014-09-18 20:23:01

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10(th) in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Prevention and Treatment and four out of five for Consumer Experience. "We take our commitment to high quality care very seriously. Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the state and 10(th) in the...

2014-09-18 12:33:46

Purchases majority stake in U.K.'s Revive Prepaid Management CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Gift Card Corp. (NGC) announced today the company is broadening its international presence with expansion of its operations, retail partners, and customer base to the U.K. and Europe. As part of the growth plan, NGC is purchasing a majority stake in Revive Prepaid Management, located in Bracknell - Berkshire, U.K., about 30 miles west of central London....

2014-09-18 12:26:17

For the 15th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare selected as a leader for family friendly workplaces CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized nationally as one of the "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for the 15th consecutive year as a leader in fostering a family-friendly workplace by Working Mother magazine and is the only health system in Illinois on the annual list compiled by Working Mother...

2014-09-17 23:13:17

Illinois Hospital to Integrate ActiveDEFENDER for Patient Encounter Management and ActiveCHECK for Patient Identity/Insurance Verification Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 HealthWare Systems today announced a multi-year agreement with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, a 128-bed hospital located in Mattoon, Illinois. Sarah Bush Lincoln will use ActiveDEFENDER, HealthWare Systems’ closed-source software module for patient encounter management and registration accuracy. The...


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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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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