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2014-06-24 23:15:40

Blake Higgins of Data Facts, Inc has completed the Embark Program in Memphis, TN. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data Facts Inc. - a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions - congratulates Blake Higgins, Marketing Strategist at Data Facts, Inc on completing the Embark Program. This program is designed for the next generation of young professionals at the New Memphis Institute. Higgins, committed to continuing education and strengthening his...

2014-06-06 23:06:10

Education leaders from around the world will converge this summer in Memphis, Tennessee to address the critical need for geography education in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Geography educators, researchers, and professionals from around the world will meet in Memphis, Tennessee, July 31 – August 3 for the 2014 National Conference on Geography Education. A major focus of this 99th annual meeting of the geography education community is how best to address the...

2014-05-30 23:10:53

QueenBeeTickets.com has cut its pricing on Pearl Jam tickets for the FedEx Forum concert set to rock Memphis, TN on October 14, 2014. This trusted discount ticket provider is inviting customers to save on already discounted seating by taking advantage of promo code “DISCOUNT” during any online purchase or phone order. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com offers affordable prices for concert tickets every day of the week. Pearl Jam tickets for FedEx Forum are now...

2014-05-29 08:25:22

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Memphis woman's new memoir shows how she and her husband helped raise 75 children over the course of their marriage--without taking a dime of state or federal money. "Called: How One Couple Served A City," was written by biographer Sheridan Hill and published by Real Life Stories, LLC in May, 2014. It tells the story of JoeAnn and Monroe Ballard, who--living on a schoolteacher's salary and without public assistance-- took in 75 young...

2014-05-21 16:23:25

Begins 2014 on strong acquisition pace; expands footprint in key growth markets MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the recent asset acquisitions of eight pest and wildlife control companies spanning 10 states. These additions contribute strong management teams, robust service offerings and geographic diversity to the Terminix portfolio....

2014-05-12 16:26:47

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memphis-based TruGreen has been named in LATINO magazine's top 100 companies for Latinos. The recognition was announced with the release of the publication's Spring 2014 issue, which features its second annual list of companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos. In selecting the 2014 LATINO 100, LATINO magazine evaluated corporations based on nominations submitted both formally and informally by Latino nonprofits and community...

2014-04-18 23:04:54

Residents of Memphis can now log on to ConsumerResearchers.org in order to find the best home security companies in the city. By using clear analysis, the ranking system rates companies based on their individual services offered. Memphis, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The home town of rock and roll, Memphis, currently has a huge population of 655,155 according to the US census and is known for being a laid back place that welcomes visitors in their droves to soak up the atmosphere....

2014-04-04 23:38:18

Satellite Office to Help New Patients in Northeast Mississippi Beginning May 2014 Memphis, TN (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Fertility Associates of Memphis today announced the opening of a new satellite office in Tupelo, Miss., offering infertility consultations and new patient visits. Appointments will begin May 5. The office will be located at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Longtown Medical Park, 4381 S. Eason Blvd, Suite 204. Dr. Paul Brezina, who joined Drs. William Kutteh and Raymond...

2014-03-31 23:03:35

Electronic Security Specialists Moving to Nearby Warehouse for Faster Production and Increased Storage Capacity Memphis, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Electronic Security Specialists outgrew their current space at 5445 Crestview Drive, Memphis, TN and found a larger space across the street at 1619 Bartlett Road. “Both our electronic security and MedixSafe departments continue to grow and we needed a bigger facility.” - Jim Turner, President/Electronic Security Specialists The new...

2014-03-28 08:24:20

City of Memphis Acquires AutoZone Park in Ownership Transition from Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Louis Cardinals, the city of Memphis and the Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation have completed the ownership transition of the Memphis Redbirds and AutoZone Park as part of a multi-party transaction that secures the long-term future of minor league baseball in Memphis. "We are pleased to finalize the purchase of the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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