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2014-09-11 12:22:08

$5,000 Prize Awarded to Three Companies in California, Minnesota and Rhode Island WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three small business winners were announced today for Green America's quarterly "People & Planet Award," which recognizes innovative small U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. This round of the awards focused on small green businesses that specialize in products or services for...

2014-09-11 08:31:43

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Technology Advisors, a leader in cloud and managed services, virtualization solutions, and business-focused technology consulting, has just announced two dates for their upcoming "Beyond VMworld" Technology Conference. Focusing on "the best from VMworld, as well as vendor innovations in 2014 and beyond", this event will be held in Providence, Rhode Island on October 3rd at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, as well as...

2014-09-10 23:08:10

Bosun's Marine has been proudly serving New England boaters for over a quarter of a century. Bosun's will be premiering the new Riviera 515 SUV at the Newport International Boat Show this weekend. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Riviera’s sporty and adventurous new 515 SUV has proven an immediate success in the world of luxury power boats ahead of her first appearance in the Americas at the 2014 Newport International Boat Show which opens next Thursday, September 11 and runs for five...

2014-09-10 08:33:44

CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Self Storage, a member of the Amsdell family of companies, is proud to announce the purchase of a self-storage property located at 711 Branch Avenue in Providence, RI. The new storage center represents over 58,000 net rentable square feet and will be operated by Compass Self Storage, LLC (www.compassselfstorage.com). This store will be the first location operating under the Compass flag in Rhode Island. "We look forward to servicing...

2014-09-03 23:04:15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s third 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system will be installed in the Blackstone Valley Medical Building at 333 School Street in Pawtucket on September 4, 2014. Pawtucket, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Accessing Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s (RIMI) state-of-the-art imaging services will be more convenient than ever for residents of northern Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s third 3T magnetic...

2014-09-01 23:04:03

Gooseneck Vineyards to Make a Donation to Save the Bay for Every Bottle of Gooseneck Wine Purchased in Rhode Island Wickford, RI (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Gooseneck Vineyards together with their distributor, Horizon Beverage Company of Rhode Island, announce a partnership with Save the Bay. From September 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014, for every bottle of Gooseneck wine purchased in Rhode Island, a $1 donation will be made to Save the Bay and its efforts in protecting the beauty and...

2014-08-29 23:05:12

There are many dangers that can crop up in your home if unaddressed, so Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A home should be a safe haven, but there are many dangers that can crop up if unaddressed. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety in the home. The National Safety Council suggests taking the following safety measures: Kitchen Store hazardous products – like cleaners and...

2014-08-29 12:24:55

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014. He is scheduled to present at approximately 8:35 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...

2014-08-27 23:12:56

YogaVibes adds online yoga classes with Rhode Island's best yoga studio: All That Matters Yoga and Holistic Health Center. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 YogaVibes, a top distributor of online yoga videos, is excited to introduce a variety of yoga classes online from Rhode Island's best yoga studio: All That Matters Yoga and Holistic Health Center. From Restorative styles to Vinyasa Flow, including Prana Vinyasa Flow classes from senior teacher, Coral Brown, YogaVibes...

2014-08-26 23:05:39

Tunstall’s remote care and safety monitoring devices help over 3.5 million people in 40 countries live life to the fullest in the place of their choice. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Tunstall Healthcare Group, the world leader in remote care and safety monitoring, has signed an agreement with Health Touch Rhode Island to provide personal emergency response (PERS) for Rhode Island seniors and disabled populations. The service, branded “Health Touch”, will be delivered from...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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