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2014-07-29 12:41:04

Company plans to expand with help from city MCKINNEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encore Wire Corporation announced their plans for a major expansion at the McKinney City Council work session on July 28, 2014. This year, one of McKinney's largest employers is celebrating its 25(th) anniversary by growing. Encore Wire, the one-stop source for residential and commercial wire, plans to celebrate by investing more than $30 million to expand its manufacturing facilities and...

2014-07-29 08:29:18

The online game about homelessness created for Urban Ministries of Durham in 2011 goes mobile in 2014 DURHAM, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), the nonprofit behind a game about surviving homelessness, and its ad agency McKinney announce that SPENT can now be played on phones and tablets. Launched in February 2011, SPENT continues to be played by millions of people in hundreds of countries. This and the fact that more and more people worldwide are using Web...

2014-05-30 12:25:49

Hospital recognized for quality improvement in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction MCKINNEY, Texas, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist McKinney Hospital (MMH) is proud to receive the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. The Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award program, sponsored by TMF, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals...

2014-01-30 16:26:54

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce they have recently acquired an outpatient surgery center, located at 1505 Harroun Street, just two miles from the downtown square in McKinney. Immediate plans are to remodel the facility and expand service offerings. The remodel, which begins in late January, aims to recreate the surgery center's exterior to better align with the aesthetic of downtown McKinney. Construction is expected to...

2014-01-27 16:24:44

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffery Barnes, Chef Director of Food and Nutrition Services at Methodist McKinney Hospital, recently earned his Executive Chef Certification through the American Culinary Federation after successful completion of the organization's written and practical exams. While this accomplishment distinguishes Barnes from others in his field, it also speaks highly of the exceptional food service offered at Methodist McKinney Hospital, which focuses...

2014-01-18 23:04:13

McKinney Chamber Excited About Adding Biotech Company to Its List of Corporate Partners McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 DryLet, LLC, a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for bioremediation, animal waste reduction, wastewater treatment, aquaculture, grease, fat and oil reduction in restaurant kitchen settings, and treatment of other effluent fluid streams, celebrated their move to McKinney, Texas on January 16, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new...

2014-01-13 16:24:27

Duo to Lead Creative for Reckitt Benckiser Accounts NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Havas Worldwide, a leading integrated communications agency, today announced that award-winning creatives Dustin Duke and Jon Wagner will join the agency as Group Creative Directors in the New York office. Duke and Wagner will oversee work for all Reckitt Benckiser brands led out of Havas Worldwide's New York headquarters. Duke and Wagner join Havas Worldwide from Ogilvy & Mather where...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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