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2011-10-22 07:00:00

The law firm Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo welcomes Meaghan Brady as their newest associate. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo is pleased to announce the addition of Meaghan Brady to the Peoria office. Meaghan was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. Like many other members of the firm, she is a double Illini, graduating from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in 2008 and cum laude with her law degree...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) second quarter 2011 report, Illinois home sales (which include single-family homes and condominiums) totaled 29,316 in the second quarter, down 18.0 percent from 35,746 home sales in the same period a year ago while up significantly by 28.2 percent from the same period in 2009 when just 27,890 homes were sold. The second quarter statewide median home sale...

2011-08-02 16:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc. (OTC: ORRV), a marine salvage and exploration company, today announced that it has surrendered its rights to the Deep Marine Salvage Joint Venture. ORRV recently completed a detailed review of the deep water venture planned to be undertaken by ORRV and DMS. Analysis of project requirements, both financial and logistical, determined that it would be difficult for ORRV to raise the significant funding levels...

2011-03-29 11:57:00

PEORIA, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Technology Services (ATS), a nationwide provider of managed production equipment maintenance and IT services that make factories run better, today announced the kickoff of its all-new 2011 Spring Plant Tour Program. The free program invites prospective customers and those curious about outsourced maintenance to go inside five world-class manufacturing facilities and see first-hand how their lean manufacturing and maintenance programs...

2010-10-13 18:48:00

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Benefit Group of Illinois recently was named among the top fastest-growing, privately-owned companies nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) ABG of Illinois was ranked No. 204 in the financial services industry in Inc. magazine's annual prestigious 5000 list representing the nation's fastest-growing businesses. The list ranks private...

2010-09-28 13:20:00

Immediate, Expert Analysis Available Regarding Counties and Places in the Midwest, Illinois, and Chicago Area CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released new local information on income, poverty rates, and health insurance coverage from the American Community Survey on Tuesday, September 28. The Social IMPACT Research Center has done the analysis for you, creating a series of fact sheets that include a 2009 snapshot and trend over time analysis. Some...

2010-09-22 13:12:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick W. O'Neill has been appointed controller of Sunset Country Club. The announcement was made by David M. Pendy, the club's general manager and chief operating officer. O'Neill, 29, joins Sunset from the Royal Melbourne Country Club in Long Grove, Illinois, and the Hawthorn Woods Country Club in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois, having served as controller for both. Before that, he was a senior audit associate with two Peoria, Illinois accounting firms....

2010-03-26 16:45:00

PEORIA, Ariz., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) and Plaza Companies have formed an alliance on more than 641,000 square feet of high-profile medical office buildings in Sun City and Sun City West communities in the Northwest Phoenix area. Scottsdale-based HTA purchased the portfolio of medical office buildings -- known to local residents as being part of the former Sun Health System -- in December of 2009. The 17-property portfolio represents a large...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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