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2012-04-27 23:03:33

Western Washington autobody shops have successful clothes and toy drive for foster children Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Last winter Puget Sound CARSTAR Auto Body Repair held a holiday donation drive to provide clothes and toys to foster children at Treehouse for Kids. Puget Sound CARSTAR locations, including Collision Clinic CARSTAR of Edmonds, acted as drop-off sites for the donations and displayed giving trees that allowed donors the option to pick a tag and shop for a specific...

2011-09-24 07:00:00

Field Narrowed to Top 20 Social Innovators and Top 8 in Youth Category Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2011 Social Venture Partners (SVP) today announced the selection of 20 semifinalists in the next phase of the Social Innovation Fast Pitch competition (SIFP). In addition, eight high school and college teams have been selected as semifinalists in Ashoka Seattleâs youth category. The competitors are vying for $175,000 of funding that will be awarded to those who deliver...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes has selected two outstanding Puget Sound communities as winners in the company's first-ever Sustainability Challenge. Home owners' associations (HOAs) in the Mt. Si Cottages (Snoqualmie) and Acadia community (Everett) will be awarded $2,000 each toward community improvement goals. The grant challenge, launched in late 2010, is part of Quadrant's Friends of Quadrant Homes program, which focuses on increasing education,...

2011-05-05 10:56:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a greener, more reliable and cost-effective method of transportation, Siemens transported 22 wind turbine nacelles and hubs by rail from its new wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Hutchinson, Kansas, yesterday. Shipping the 87-metric-ton nacelles by train has significant efficiency and environmental benefits, including an up to 80 percent carbon footprint reduction compared to truck transportation over long distances. (Photo:...

2011-04-20 12:47:00

CHICAGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company said it will vigorously contest a complaint brought before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today by the leadership of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The complaint challenges Boeing's 2009 decision to complement its production capacity in Washington state with a new assembly plant in South Carolina and seeks to force Boeing to place its second 787 final assembly line in Puget...

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2012-06-15 07:31:51

Symbol: GRIN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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