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2014-01-14 20:21:31

A company celebrates success with service expansion and growth OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its founding in 1984, American Pool Enterprises, Inc. has demonstrated its expertise in the commercial swimming pool industry. Today, it is the largest full-service pool service company in the United States and Canada that offers pool management, maintenance and construction services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/NE46450) American Pool...

2014-01-09 23:04:43

More than 70% of injuries to children 14 years old and younger occur on the playground. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 According to the CDC, there are roughly 200,000 injuries to children 14 years of age and younger that are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year. Of those, roughly 75% occurred on the playground. Fortunately, things have come a long way since the days when monkey bars and slides were built on a concrete slab or former parking lot. Injuries and lawsuits...

2014-01-07 08:21:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the results of Girl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG), its signature 100(th) anniversary "Take Action" project targeting waste reduction, energy conservation, and rain gardens. Alcoa Foundation provided a two-year, $1.5 million grant to expand the program globally to 12 countries. This grant enabled U.S. and international councils to work together and lead their families, schools, and communities in...

2014-01-02 23:31:19

Savvy homeowners who need screen repairs or upgrades to patio covers or swimming pool enclosures are having them done before spring weather arrives, says Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. Repair and upgrade inquiries in South Florida communities have increased, but probably not as much as they should have, Noe says. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Waiting for screen repairs and upgrades to patio covers and screen pool enclosures is never a good idea, says Chris...

2013-12-30 23:21:58

M & M Builders, a decking contractor serving the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced a new deck consultation service starting in 2014 for homeowners with outdoor decks and patios who want to improve the stability of their decks and prevent deck failure. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In response to the recent deck failure on the Chico State University Campus in October 2013, and other recent deck failures, M & M Builders, a San Jose Area decking contractor, has announced...

2013-12-27 23:04:56

John Platero traveled worldwide to compete in 95 cycling events in 2013. The dedicated athlete used his Endless Pool daily for low-impact training and rehab after injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Founder and owner of Future Fit, Inc., director of the National Council of Certified Personal Trainers, author, cyclist and musician—John Platero is a busy man. Platero must maximize his training and recovery time, and his backyard Endless Pool allows him to do just that. The...

2013-12-21 23:03:35

Winter gives Back2Basics sober living residents new challenges both on and off the slopes. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Back2Basics outdoor adventure rehabilitation center is putting away the surfboards and kayaks, and taking out the skis and snowboards for the winter season. “Flagstaff is centrally located allowing Back2Basics the ability to continue our outdoor trips throughout the winter,” Residential Supervisor, Chase Christensen said. “Having four distinct...

2013-12-19 23:05:03

The official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America announces new television show with Big Monster Entertainment. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Boys’ Life magazine, the official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America, is working with Big Monster Entertainment, LLC to develop an affiliate TV show. The show, called “Scouting Around,” will focus on widely popular, fun, and informational subjects covered in Boys’ Life, appealing to relevant interests of both...

2013-12-13 23:27:50

Monogram Custom Pools received the coveted "Excellence in Energy Efficiency" award for one of their innovative, energy efficient swimming pools in the Lehigh Valley, PA area. Coopersburg, PA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Monogram Custom Pools was just awarded the prestigious “Excellence in Energy Efficiency” award by The Lehigh Valley Builder’s Association for one of their innovative energy efficient custom in ground swimming pools that cost 75% less to operate than...

2013-12-05 23:31:12

DA has announced it carries the Royal Teak Collection of beautiful and masterfully created outdoor furniture. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 There's simply no wood that can outperform teak. It's far more durable than other hardwoods, requires little maintenance over the years and is known for ability to handle even the toughest outdoor conditions. For years, teak has been used in the shipbuilding sector because of its ability to handle those often changing...