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2010-11-08 14:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, today announced the 12 winners of its GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards. The North Carolina and Philadelphia-area healthcare nonprofit organizations received $480,000 in grant funding for providing access to healthcare for the underserved in their communities. "All of the GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award winners are leaders in the nonprofit world and in...

2010-11-04 15:45:00

This is the first contract awarded for the $106 million Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC today announced that Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. has been selected for Engineering Design Services and Environmental Assessments relating to the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). The total contract is estimated at $6.5 million. The GLRBI is a $106 million broadband infrastructure project that on Aug....

2010-10-29 08:01:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, an industry leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today their recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. A gesture that began last year, the firm has added a special pink ribbon theme to their website, www.worksmart.com, to draw attention to the cause. A partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® NC Triangle Affiliate since 2009, the firm provides ongoing IT support...

2010-09-30 10:08:00

TORONTO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - What: Medicago U.S.A.'s plant-based vaccine manufacturing facility in Research Triangle Park Location: 7 Triangle Drive, Durham, NC 27713 Date: Friday, October 1, 2010 Time: 10:00 a.m. Directions: From I-40 in either direction: Take exit 278 for N Carolina 55 toward N Carolina 54/Apex Turn South onto N Carolina 55 E/Apex Hwy Take the 1st left onto N Carolina 54 E Turn right at Triangle Dr Destination will be on the left...

2010-09-28 14:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet, a leading provider of DIRECTV satellite services for commercial properties nationwide, has been selected by the Triangle Business Journal as one of the best places to work in the Raleigh/Durham area. The Triangle Business Journal named 35 companies as part of the annual Best Places to Work list. The winners were categorized among four divisions: small, mid-sized, large and giant. Bulk TV placed within the small company...

2010-09-28 07:24:00

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that the company is a finalist for the NCTA 21 Awards, Customer Service Company of the Year. Winners will be announced at the NCTA 21 Awards ceremony on November 10th at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, NC. Being named a finalist for the Customer Service Company Award further exemplifies WorkSmart's dedication to customer...

2010-07-26 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced today that Plug-In 2011 - an international conference of expert insights on technical advances, market research and policy initiatives shaping the future of plug-in hybrid and electric transportation - will be held in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, July 18-21. The Raleigh Convention Center will be the first venue for the Plug-In Conference that will be held outside of...

2010-07-22 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that they have been ranked fifth among IT networking companies in the Triangle area by the Triangle Business Journal. Previously ranked sixth in 2009, seventh in 2008 and eighth in 2007, the team at WorkSmart is pleased to be recognized for their efforts. Rankings are determined by IT networking revenues in the Triangle region. While most IT...

2010-07-12 10:23:00

DURHAM, N.C., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today four upcoming breakfast events to be held in Durham and Charlotte. These free events are designed for those seeking a better understanding of cloud computing. The first event in Durham on July 14 is already at maximum capacity. Moving into the Cloud: an Executive Briefing will be held on July 14 and July 28 at both the Durham and Charlotte offices,...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that the company has been ranked among the top 100 small businesses in North Carolina by Business Leader Media for 2008, 2009, and now 2010. They are the highest ranking managed IT services firm at the 45th position overall. Business Leader's Top 100 NC Small Businesses honors companies which have demonstrated significant business achievement and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.