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2014-10-01 12:31:21

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zama Massage is thrilled to announce the opening of Portland's only Salt Cave Therapy Rooms. Beginning October 15, 2014, Zama will add these innovative "halotherapy" rooms to their list of existing spa services. The use of salt therapy dates back to ancient Egypt and is currently used all over Europe and Canada. Salt has anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties that provide healing benefits to the whole body...

2014-09-30 23:08:23

Northwest remodeling firm is one of only four home performance contractors in the nation to be recognized for using cutting-edge technologies to reduce the energy costs of the nation’s homes Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy presented Neil Kelly Company with a Housing Innovation Award during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Neil Kelly Company was one of four home...

2014-09-29 23:08:34

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a well-established expert on childhood nutrition based in Canada, has just announced that she’ll be offering several of her highly-acclaimed workshops and demos in Vancouver, Hillsboro, and Portland to advise parents in the U.S. on meeting the nutritional needs of their infants and young children, as well as provide strategies for preventing picky eating. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD recently announced that she will be bringing...

2014-09-29 08:39:13

Company acknowledged by the state of Maine for commitment to local community and greater industry PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that it was presented with the Governor's Award for Business Excellence. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has acknowledged deserving companies with the award on an annual basis since 1991....

2014-09-26 16:25:37

Springbrook Software is committed to engaging government, businesses and citizens to shape the next generation of cities PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Springbrook Software today announced it is working with Microsoft on CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses and citizens reimagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population lives in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people...

2014-09-24 23:07:33

David Mepham, partner at Hodgkinson Street Mepham, LLC, engages students in small group discussions about medical and legal issues they are likely to encounter in residency. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Hodgkinson Street Mepham, LLC, a Portland litigation defense law firm, is honored to partner with Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) for an annual two day session on professionalism and law for fourth-year medical students transitioning into OHSU’s Residency...

2014-09-22 23:06:17

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed a proclamation declaring October 2014 as “Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month.” The proclamation comes as University of Western States (UWS) celebrates 110 years of leadership in educating health care professionals. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed a proclamation declaring October 2014 as “Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month.” The proclamation comes as...

2014-09-22 23:06:15

Top 10 Home Maintenance Checklist to Keep Your Home and Family Safe and Comfortable This Winter Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Here in the Northwest, the signs of fall are slowly arriving: cooler temperatures, kids back to school, apple-picking, and dusting off the Halloween decorations. And, according to home performance and handyman experts from Neil Kelly Company, it’s the perfect time to tackle some home maintenance projects that can make a big difference for you and your...

2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...

2014-09-16 23:06:52

Calling All Food Trucks! Extensis accepting nominations for food carts & trucks showcasing creativity and excellence in typography Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The food truck phenomena is sweeping the nation, with the number of vendors climbing well into the millions. With competition high - particularly in food truck epicenters like Portland, Ore., Austin, TX, Boston, Mass., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, NY - it’s not just about good eats; it’s about having a...


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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