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2014-10-29 16:21:09

All proceeds generated from ticket sales to be donated to the foundation MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour will make its final stop in New Orleans on Nov. 23 with a concert benefiting Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) philanthropic partner Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA (Laureus USA), a charitable organization that supports projects across the U.S. to improve the lives of youth through the power of sport. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-10-23 23:03:13

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will be showcasing its suite of legal and compliance solutions at the 2014 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting, Oct. 28-31, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans, La. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will be showcasing its suite of...

2014-10-22 08:25:08

SCRANTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products, a leading manufacturer of lockers and bathroom partitions, has awarded Tim "T.J." Margolin, AIA, LEED AP, of Design Resources Group (DRG) Architects in Piscataway, NJ, with the "The Big Easy Sweepstakes" Grand Prize trip to the Greenbuild Show in New Orleans, LA. The show, which highlights sustainable building, is held from October 22-24, 2014. A resident of Bound Brook, NJ, this is Margolin's first Greenbuild Show and...

2014-10-21 12:24:22

The LEED® Platinum net-zero modular home will be moved from the Greenbuild Expo to its permanent location in Make It Right's Lower 9th Ward community in New Orleans as part of the effort to revitalize an area heavily affected by Hurricane Katrina VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cadre of innovative wallboard and insulation products from CertainTeed is delivering a perfect blend of performance and sustainability to the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. Designed and...

2014-10-21 04:20:52

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP has further strengthened its litigation practice with the opening of an office in New Orleans, headed by veteran litigator Mark L. Clark, that will extend the firm's reach across the Gulf Coast and broaden its capabilities in the offshore environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO Clark, who has more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation, will serve as partner in charge in New Orleans and head...

2014-10-20 23:05:27

CEO and IR staff on hand at Booth 414 to discuss corporate plan and answer questions Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 John Huemoeller II, CEO of Propell Technologies Group (OTCQB:PROP), the exclusive US licensee of a plasma pulse technology for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) will present at the New Orleans 2014 Investment Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 22-25. Mr. Huemoeller will discuss with investors details of Propell’s plan to expand its sustainable oil well...

2014-10-20 23:00:09

New children’s picture book tells cautionary tale encouraging cleanliness, organization skills. New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Inspired by the challenges of getting younger family members to clean up for themselves, author Juliette Nichols wrote an educational children’s picture book showing young readers “The Truth about Pigs” (published by Xlibris). With this cautionary tale, she hopes to get children to tidy up after they see what happens to a certain piggy. The...

2014-10-20 08:26:12

U.S. Domestic Sourcing Conference Returns with a New Name and New Location WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahilia Inc., a global services, sourcing and technology marketing firm, today announced RevAmerica 2015, a national conference solely dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing (onshoring) of IT and BPO services. The event will be held in New Orleans, LA, on May 5-7 at the Omni Royal hotel. This is the second time Ahilia has organized a national...

2014-10-17 16:22:01

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPR and WWNO announce the world premiere of NPR Presents Water Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. CDT at the Saenger Theatre. Water combines national and local news coverage, music, poetry, storytelling and visual projections to explore how too much or too little water shapes lives and affects communities around the country and the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152850 NPR Presents Water brings together...

2014-10-16 12:35:20

Contribution is part of the nearly $12.5 million AT&T Aspire local impact initiative supporting best-of-best organizations across U.S. NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes caring professionals and a relentless focus on results to keep students at risk of dropping out of high school on the path to graduation. Because of its demonstrated success supporting and motivating traditionally underserved students to stay in school and prepare for their next step in life,...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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