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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...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'