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2014-10-10 12:27:04

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest episode of Horace Mann's (NYSE:HMN) faux reality series, "An Extreme Calling," find out if teachers know their LOLs from their OMGs. Horace Mann, a multiline insurance company providing insurance and financial services to the education community, is taking a lighthearted look at the unique challenges educators face through the faux reality series. Responses from educators in Horace Mann's Educator Advisory Panel inspired...

2014-10-10 12:23:14

Statement from AARP Illinois State Director, Bob Gallo CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP has a proud 28-year history of nonpartisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day. Recently, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's campaign released a television advertisement that mentions AARP. We want to make it clear...

2014-10-10 12:20:24

Sterling, Ill. dealership giving away two tickets for October concert STERLING, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Area residents interested in seeing country music recording artist Brantley Gilbert in concert on Oct. 18 , can register to win two tickets at any Pete Harkness dealership near Sterling, Illinois . Brantley Gilbert is an American singer-songwriter that has recorded hit songs such as "Bottoms Up," "Kick It In the Sticks" and "My Kind of Crazy". The concert will be...

2014-10-10 08:24:22

The company's first Signature Collection community offers 156 luxury apartments and innovative amenities NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Place, a Senior Lifestyle Corporation community, celebrated its grand opening in Northbrook, Ill., with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. North Shore Place is the company's first Signature Collection community in the United States. Northbrook's Village President Sandra Frum, as well as Northbrook's Chamber of Commerce,...

2014-10-10 08:20:50

Dealership offers hot dogs with free battery testing clinic Naperville, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville is enticing customers to have the batteries in their vehicles evaluated ahead of the winter season by offering free car battery testing in Naperville, IL. during the dealership's first-ever Battery Test Fest. During the event on Oct. 18, customers can come to the Chevrolet of Naperville service department and have one of the expert service...

2014-10-10 08:20:42

The passenger rights specialist is cited by the report as a pioneer in the legal industry NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- refund.me, the worldwide passenger rights specialist that helps people claim compensation for flight delays and cancellations, has been recognised as one of the legal industry's pioneers by the 2014 FT Innovative Lawyers Report, a yearly study widely regarded as the best researched in the market. The report "researched 188 law firms, legal service...

2014-10-09 23:00:38

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Fest on Oct. 11. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Fest from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 11. The community, which is located at 3900 Sullivan Dr. in Swansea, Illinois, serves older...

2014-10-09 16:28:42

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 third quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 29, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter. All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on...

2014-10-09 16:22:11

Breadfruit Trees Are Sustainable Food Source in Haiti and Jamaica NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF), www.treesthatfeed.org, announced today that in just five years 50,000 food-bearing trees donated by the organization have been planted in Caribbean nations to help combat hunger and develop a sustainable food source. The 50,000th tree donated by TTFF is a breadfruit tree planted by students as part of a school garden project in St....

2014-10-09 12:27:45

Proceeds Support Breast Cancer Research and Education CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery today introduced the 11(th) edition of its breast cancer awareness instant lottery game, Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure, at the headquarters of Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force, a recent grant recipient of Ticket for the Cure funding. This was the first lottery game of its kind in the nation, and remains the only lottery game in the U.S. benefitting breast...


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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin