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2010-05-20 07:44:00

DURHAM, N.C., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today its involvement in the recently launched Strong Durham Schools website. Strong Durham Schools is a project begun by members of Durham Allies for Responsive Education, a group formed to support and strengthen the Durham Public Schools. The WorkSmart team is honored to participate in an effort to accentuate the great things happening in the community's...

2010-05-05 13:47:00

RALEIGH, N.C., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Conceptions was honored with the First Citizens Bank Exceptional Customer Experience Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce in a ceremony held Tuesday, May 4, 2010. Over 500 community members gathered at the Raleigh Convention Center for the 26th anniversary celebration of the Pinnacle Business Awards to honor some of Raleigh's most talented and innovative entrepreneurs and small businesses. Dr. Grace Couchman, Dr. Bill Meyer, Dr. John...

2010-04-22 13:21:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation announced that it has awarded $25,000 grants to nine nonprofits this year, around the state to support activities that establish or expand programs that further science, education and health in local communities. Today's announcement brings 59 nonprofits under the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope program since 2008. The GlaxoSmithKline Ribbon of Hope...

2010-03-25 05:50:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent expansion of new home sales and marketing company, New Home Star, seems to signal a shift in builder mentality and cautious optimism in the home building industry. This is particularly true in Raleigh, which Hanley Wood Market Intelligence recently ranked as one of America's healthiest housing markets for recovery. Since its inception in 2007, Chicago-based New Home Star has expanded into more than a dozen cities across North America....

2010-03-23 10:18:00

CARY, N.C. and MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMass Communications, Inc., a world leader in behavioral marketing, has been named agency of record by the North Carolina Advanced Medical Technologies Center of Innovation (NC AMTC). MicroMass will be supporting the launch of the new center and its mission of promoting the growth of North Carolina's advanced medical technologies industry. The full-service assignment will include a broad range of activities, focusing initially...

2010-03-11 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial, the social commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals and top Facebook applications Visual Bookshelf and Pick Your Five, today announced that it has completed a $25 million Series B round of venture funding led by U.S. Venture Partners, with Grotech Ventures and Steve Case's Revolution, LLC participating. With this round of funding, LivingSocial Deals is launching in four additional cities: Chicago, Denver, Raleigh Durham and San Diego,...

2010-03-03 13:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet, a leading provider of DIRECTV services for commercial properties nationwide, announced today that Co-founder and President Dave O'Connell, has been named by Business Leader Magazine as one of the Triangle's Top 50 Entrepreneurs. The Top 50 Entrepreneurs award honors prominent business leaders who have made a significant impact on the Triangle business community. "I am honored to be recognized as one of the Triangle's Top 50...

2010-02-17 10:45:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services and solutions in North Carolina, has announced their continued sponsorship of the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) Emerging Technologies and Trends Breakfasts in Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte and the Triad. WorkSmart will serve as the 2010 Title Sponsor, along with SonicWALL and Microsoft. The first event of ten events will be held at the Charlotte Chamber of...

2010-01-07 13:16:00

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports in Durham are about to get a whole new flavor. Tobacco Road is headed to a perch above Durham Bulls Athletic Park at American Tobacco Campus. Located next to the park's giant iconic bull, the sports cafe in the Diamond View II building will feature a "from scratch" kitchen and a sweeping deck overlooking the field, Camden Yards-style. Opening day for Tobacco Road is slated for early April. "Tobacco Road and American Tobacco are a natural...

2009-11-16 09:28:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted Solutions, the East Coast's premier provider of IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS), today announced that it has been named "Top Mid-Size Technology Company of the Year" as part of the 2009 NCTA 21 awards, from the North Carolina Technology Association. The NCTA 21 Awards are recognized as North Carolina's most prestigious awards in the high-technology sector, celebrating innovation and excellence in the state. The annual showcase honors...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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