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2011-10-05 12:00:00

The main focus of the conference will be on giving attending businesses the resources they need to integrate sustainability into their overall business strategy, gain a competitive advantage and increase their bottom line. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy efficiency solutions for businesses, will be exhibiting at and sponsoring the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerceâs Energy and Environment...

2011-09-03 07:00:00

Missouri Foundation for Health and Washington University in St. Louis launch new site designed to help schools, organizations, businesses and communities assess and update existing policies to prevent obesity and promote wellness. (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 The Missouri Foundation for Health and the Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research at Washington University (COPPR) have unveiled Policy Lift, a free online policy resource to help anyone create or update obesity-related policy...

2011-08-13 00:00:31

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, Neb., has hired Krystal Claymore to fill the role of chief financial officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 11 years of senior leadership experience, Claymore will assume her new duties at Great Plains Regional on September 19. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by...

2011-08-03 00:00:29

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), a Military-Friendly School Offering Online Healthcare Degrees and Training Programs, is Committed to Meeting the Needs of Veterans in Today's Labor Force Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 A recent report issued by the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Chairman's Staff found that healthcare education and training can improve employment prospects for military servicemembers and veterans.(1) The report "“ issued by JEC Chairman Senator Bob Casey...

2011-07-29 13:39:00

Measure a Good Step, but More Work is Needed to Enhance Community Livability CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making Chicago streets safer for pedestrians. Yesterday, Mayor Emanuel proposed a City ordinance that would require drivers to come to a full stop when a pedestrian is crossing an intersection with no traffic signal or stop sign, rather than just "yielding" to pedestrian traffic as the ordinance currently states. AARP applauds Mayor Emanuel...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.