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2014-07-15 16:29:58

Pell Center at Salve Regina University to Use Grant to Support Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative NEWPORT, R.I., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pell Center has received a grant from the Verizon Foundation to strengthen cybersecurity in Rhode Island's corporate community. The $15,000 grant will support the Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative (RICCI) during the 2014-2015 academic year. "The headlines over the last year alone underscore the reality that...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-11 23:03:53

101 Mobility’s new corporately-owned location in Boston is now offering a full range of mobility products and installation services to families and businesses in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 101 Mobility’s corporate location in Boston opened in April of this year. 101 Mobility is composed of franchise locations across the country and several corporate flagship stores. The corporate location recently expanded to accommodate the...

2014-07-10 12:31:05

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.275 (27.5 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2014, to holders of record on July 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO About CVS Caremark CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people on their path to better health as the largest...

2014-07-09 08:33:00

PAWTUCKET, R.I., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Technology Advisors, a leader in cloud and managed services, virtualization, and business-focused technology consulting, has announced the launch of their InFlight Cloud Platform. "We heard from many organizations that they wanted the benefits of cloud computing, but they also wanted a local option with people they knew and trusted behind the solution," says Todd Knapp, Envision's CEO. "InFlight gives our clients all the...

2014-07-08 16:23:23

EAST GREENWICH, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdi Productions is pleased to announce that RI filmmakers Chad & Michelle Verdi have joined Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese's passion project "The New York Review of Books: A 50 YEAR ARGUMENT" as Executive Producers. HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS will present the film in association with SIKELIA productions and Verdi Productions. The Documentary Filmed by Martin Scorsese & David Tedeschi tells the story of the papers...

2014-07-08 12:28:52

Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/CHOPPI_PR PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Public-private partnership resulted in the development of a new web-based tool that will help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the FDA to suspend a clinical trial in 2012 for a Factor IX protein. The tool predicts the likelihood that product-associated impurities will induce an adverse response in...

2014-06-26 12:21:01

Providence-area dealership to provide online access to OEM VW parts WAKEFIELD, R.I., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Volkswagen owners are notoriously affectionate toward their cars; they love the German craftsmanship, they love the efficient use of interior space, they love the famous agility on tight curves. They love nearly every facet of driving a Volkswagen, with one major caveat: they don't love the considerable challenge of trying to find Volkswagen parts. Regardless of...

2014-06-25 23:05:50

Sunday, June 22, through Saturday, June 28, is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Sunday, June 22, through Saturday, June 28, is Lightning Safety Awareness Week, and Amica Insurance has answers to common lightning questions. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), there are approximately 50 deaths a year from lightning strikes. Amica is sharing information from the NWS to help promote safety during lightning storms: Q: Is heat lightning...

2014-06-20 23:06:24

Recently, FlipBuilder donated its Flip PDF Professional to the 2014 Rhode Island Kids Writers Contest to spice up kids’ creativity, and help them demonstrating their creativity better. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The popular digital publishing platform FlipBuilder had donated company’s latest digital magazine software, Flip PDF Professional to the 2014 Rhode Island kids Writers Contest. The company donated the software to let the Kids Club convert artwork into an amazing page flip effect...


Word of the Day
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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