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2010-06-21 08:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Free Latisse! The Promotion to get women addicted to "Lash Crack". Latisse is FDA approved to grow longer, thicker, darker eyelashes. It sounds too good to be true, so some women aren't buying it. But, once a women does buy it, she's hooked. Latisse is so addictive, women are calling it "Lash Crack". To fuel the addiction, the maker of Latisse, is offering Latisse at no charge for the first 10,000 people who make a $20.00 donation to the make a wish...

2010-06-10 08:11:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today its sponsorship of the North Carolina Association of CPA's statewide conference, 2010 Members in Business & Industry Spring Conference. The conference took place May 26-28. As part of the sponsorship, WorkSmart supported over 500 local CPA's discover useful tools to help leverage their businesses. WorkSmart COO, Clay Harris, conducted a seminar...

2010-06-07 07:29:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today the recent appointment of its President and CEO, Ron Unger, to the NC Technology Association's Board of Directors. Ron Unger brings a wealth of business acumen to NCTA's Board of Directors. In addition to founding WorkSmart in 2000 while studying for his MBA at UNC - Chapel Hill, Unger serves as a Board Director for three for-profit, mid-sized...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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