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2013-04-25 16:37:30

Oregon's key stakeholders in K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education meet at third annual STEMposium, sponsored by Intel PORTLAND, Ore., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Portland Metro STEM Partnership and key sponsor Intel will hold the third annual Intel STEMposium on April 26, 2013, at Quatama Elementary School in Hillsboro, Ore. The Portland Metro STEM Partnership is a collective impact partnership comprising public and private...

2013-04-18 12:30:46

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Civil Engineers has just released its quadrennial report card on the U.S. infrastructure - and the overall grade was an alarming D+. And in the World Economic Forum's most recent ranking, the U.S. infrastructure was ranked 16(th) in the world - down from 7(th) in 2007. America's failure to invest in infrastructure has resulted in a steady decline - and many fear that decline will not only negatively impact the...

2013-04-15 16:27:18

TACOMA, Wash., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet the needs and demands of a growing market Sprague Pest Solutions has expanded and moved its Portland, Oregon service center. The new service center features a 40-seat training center, 4,500 sq. ft. warehouse, 1,280 cubic ft. heat treatment and fumigation chamber, and a secured lot for onsite fumigation of equipment and trailers up to 53 ft. in length. "The additional space allows us to expand our heating and fumigation service...

2013-04-05 23:00:45

One of the nation's major top-tier medical marijuana dispensary, smoke shop, marijuana attorney and hydroponics shop locators, PotLocator.com, has brought forth an announcement regarding a couple of brand new Oregon-based canna-businesses. The additions of these businesses solidify an already bolstered roster of reputable medical marijuana-related organizations. (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 PotLocator.com, a major subsidiary of The Medical Cannabis Network, has today announced the addition of two...

2013-04-01 23:01:36

Two “Before I Die“¦” interactive projects to debut in Maine with the help of the Maine Center for Creativity´s newly formed Community Art Task Force. South Portland and Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 The Maine Center for Creativity and its newly formed Community Art Task Force announced today the installation of the internationally acclaimed, interactive mural from Candy Chang, Before I Die..., at two locations in the greater Portland area this spring....

2013-03-21 12:28:32

Release of KEEN CNX Shoes Kicks Off Road Trip Challenge PORTLAND, Ore., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KEEN, the dare-to-be-different manufacturer of original hybrid footwear, bags and socks, embarks on its #BRAVENEWTOES Twitter Hunt road trip March 25 to April 15 to introduce fans to the new KEEN CNX line of footwear - a low profile, lightweight offering weighing ten ounces or less, and sporting original KEEN toe protection. The #BRAVENEWTOES Twitter Hunt sets out to engage fans...

2013-03-20 23:00:47

If you can't travel to Portland, ME, let CECOFNE come to you! Several times a month CECOFNE travels to various locales in Maine to give you the amazing CECOFNE treatment! Portland. ME (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Did you know CEC has satellite locations around Maine? If you want Botox but don´t really want to travel to Portland, then you´ll be excited to know that Dr. Atkins, Dr. Ollila and Shirley Millett (CEC´s medical aesthetician) travel to several satellite locations...

2013-03-04 12:20:34

Swagelok Northwest was recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" yesterday evening at an awards dinner hosted by Oregon Business. Swagelok Northwest ranked fifth in the medium-sized business category. PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swagelok Northwest, a leading supplier of fluid system products and solutions for a number of industries, including semiconductor, oil and gas, and pulp and paper, was recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to...

2013-02-27 20:26:39

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Payments, awarded the fastest growing business in Oregon by the Portland Business Journal opened a new office for a call center and Answering Service named Securus Contact Systems. Securus Contact Systems offers 24-hour telephone coverage and call center solutions for client businesses. The company started in a 300 square foot office in it's main Portland Campus. Now operating in a 5,020-sqaure-foot office with a staff of 25 people,...

2013-02-14 23:04:18

On Monday, January 28th the EAI board of directors appointed David Heslam as the organization´s new executive director. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 On Monday, January 28th the EAI board of directors appointed David Heslam as the organization´s new executive director. David had been serving as interim executive director since November 1, 2012 when Sean Penrith became lead of the CakeSystems spin off effort. CakeSystems is EAI´s popular energy auditing software. Mr....