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2009-08-20 11:34:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Quill, a leading business-to-business online and direct marketer of office products, is well-known for its commitment to exceeding customer expectations and for its strong brand identity - the latter of which has not been modified for 40 years. While the company's dedication to superior customer service will remain unchanged, Quill is launching a contemporary new brand identity and tagline of Quill.com, "Best experience in office products." The...

2009-06-16 08:00:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital signage and interactive media veteran Jeff Dowell has joined LG Electronics USA Business Solutions as Vice President of Digital Signage. In this newly created position reporting to LG Electronics President Teddy Hwang,, Dowell will be responsible for driving sales growth in this key business-to-business (B2B) area for LG in the United States. He will be based in Lincolnshire, Ill., U.S. headquarters for LG Electronics Business...

2009-03-18 08:30:00

There Are Approximately 650,000 Children and 1,300,000 Adults Living in the U.S. with Congenital Heart Defects, a Chronic and Deadly Disease LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Congressman Zack Space (D-OH) today introduced new legislation that, for the first time in history, will address the needs of those affected by congenital heart defects (CHDs) - America's most common birth defect that affects approximately one out of 120 babies each year....

2008-12-03 09:50:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent home furnishings retailers and interior designers now have their own magazine with the debut of Design & Decor, a new Vance Publishing title specifically aimed at helping independents stave off the onslaught of competition from mass merchants and discount retailers. Published monthly, Design & Decor highlights new products, fashion trends, operations strategies, vignette assemblies, case studies and other information that...

2008-10-21 12:00:29

British energy group Centrica has announced that its proposed 250MW offshore wind farm project, off the Lincolnshire coast, has received official consent. The Lincs project would, subject to investment approval, be capable of supplying around 170,000 British Gas customers and delivering CO2 savings of between 300,000 and 710,000 tonnes per annum. Government approval to build the Lincs project, 8km off the coast east of Skegness, follows the submission in 2007 of a detailed application for...

2008-10-14 00:00:40

A Postman from Barton-Upon-Humber is hoping to deliver some valuable funds for a service he saw in action during an emergency. Fundraiser Martin Wharton (41) from Providence Crescent, is hosting a quiz to raise money for the Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service (LIVES). LIVES is a charity which helps the East Midlands Ambulance Service respond to emergencies across the county. The first responder group hopes to reach patients in a few minutes, especially in rural areas....

2008-10-14 00:00:40

Two new hospital managers have been appointed to run county emergency and planned care services. Helen Sirs has taken up the post of general manager for emergency care and Lincoln, Louth and Grantham hospitals, while Hayley Jackson has been appointed as general manager for planned care at the same hospitals. Ms Sirs has held management jobs at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust for seven years while Ms Jackson joined Lincoln County Hospital as a physiotherapist in 1995. (c) 2008...

2008-10-14 00:00:25

A new wildlife conservation area near Lincoln is set to be open to the public within a few months. The 90-acre site, called Teal Lake, is being created as an extension of Whisby Nature Park, west of the A46 Lincoln bypass. The former gravel quarry, run by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, has been filled in to create a man-made lake surrounded by wild growing areas. The site will comprise a 60-acre lake surrounded by 30 acres of scrub land, flower areas and grassland. Park manager...

2008-10-14 00:00:16

By simon faulkner A New scheme to ensure the early detection of bowel cancer has been launched in North East Lincolnshire. The programme will enable men and women aged between 60 an 69 to be screened for the disease every two years. Every person who wishes to take part will receive a test kit for them to complete at home. They will be asked to send their samples off to the laboratory, before receiving the results within two weeks. Dr Tony Hill, director of public health for North...

2008-10-11 00:00:30

By Conrad Emmett A Centre bringing essential skills to young adults with special educational needs has officially opened. The ceremony to open the new Specialist Learning Centre, at Cambridge Park School, Grimsby, was attended by the Deputy Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Coun John Colebrook, as well as leading figures from the Grimsby Institute and The Seafood Company. The new centre is a result of a partnership between Cambridge Park and the Grimsby Institute, with courses also run...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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