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2014-02-12 23:01:30

House of Brides celebrates the grand opening of the new wedding superstore in Orland Park with two special events scheduled this weekend. The retailer will welcome Orland Park Mayor McLaughlin to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday and will host a Grand Opening Sale through Monday. Orland Park, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 House of Brides will mark the official opening of its Orland Park salon with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, February 15th at 10:00a.m. Orland Park Mayor...

2014-01-23 23:22:25

The company joins with City Parks Alliance to sponsor Frontline Parks. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 PlayCore, the largest brand of play and recreation equipment and programs in the US has renewed their sponsorship with City Parks Alliance’s Frontline Parks program. Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes “Frontline Parks” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also seeks to...

2013-12-13 23:24:21

Internet marketing expert, Dr. Mike Hamilton, has recently announced that Inception Chiropractic Websites has finished construction of an educational website for Cedar Park, TX chiropractor Jonathon Guymon. Cedar Park, TX (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Internet marketing expert, Dr. Mike Hamilton, has recently announced that Inception Chiropractic Websites has finished construction of an educational website for Cedar Park chiropractor Jonathon Guymon. When contacted at his office, Jonathon...

2013-10-17 23:22:01

After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “After a 16-day shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. We are grateful that the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service can return to their jobs serving...

2013-10-17 16:52:12

Modest increases in marketing and outreach to local communities can increase the amount of physical activity that occurs in parks, providing a cost-effective way to potentially improve a community's health, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The project, which examined 50 parks across Los Angeles, found that simple interventions such as increased signage boosted physical activity by 7 to 12 percent over the study period in relation to parks that did not make changes. The findings...

2013-08-28 23:03:44

Residents of Orland Park who are dealing with pain from an injury, accident, or everyday activity now have a new resource for physical therapy with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy located at 14700 S. LaGrange Road, Unit A. Orland Park, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Residents of Orland Park who are dealing with pain from an injury, accident, or everyday activity now have a new resource for physical therapy with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy located at 14700 S. LaGrange...

2013-07-29 23:25:46

eTalentShowcase is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2nd annual Asbury Park Comedy Fest, which will take place on August 23, 24 and 25, 2013 in Asbury Park, NJ. Events include a kick-off party, comedy show and celebrity golf outing. asbury Park, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Nick Clemons and his NCB Productions are in the final stages of planning for the 2nd annual Asbury Park Comedy Fest set to kick off on Friday, August 23, 2013. The event spans three days with a kick-off party on August 23,...


Latest Park Reference Libraries

Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

Kobuk Valley National Park
2013-03-19 12:24:53

Kobuk Valley National Park is located in Alaska, 25 miles northwest of the Arctic Circle. The park contains 1,750,716 acres of protected land, of which 81,000 acres belong to the state and to native companies, and is one of the least visited national parks in America. It was first established as a national monument in 1978 by Jimmy Carter under the Antiquities Act, during which time the ANILCA bill was being proposed in Congress. Under this bill, which was signed by Carter in 1980, Kobuk...

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