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2014-02-04 23:23:39

Increases Jobs, Tax Base - Tunstall Americas made a commitment to bring 250 jobs to Rhode Island. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 In 2012, Tunstall Americas made a commitment to bring 250 jobs to Rhode Island by April 2014. By the end of February 2014, Tunstall will have hired 269 employees two months ahead of schedule. They have also spent over six million dollars on renovations and technology using only local contractors to implement the build out of the 85 thousand square foot...

2014-02-04 12:25:35

International Association of Business Communicators Heritage Region announces call for speakers for the Ninth Annual IABC Heritage Region Conference PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a leading communications expert with a compelling story to tell or a visual to illustrate? Something to say about the art of communication, so to speak? The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region is now accepting speaker proposals for its Ninth...

2014-01-31 12:25:24

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EST) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 financial results and 2014 outlook. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all...

2014-01-29 23:26:48

The Rhode Island based technology solutions company appears on four lists of the state’s top businesses. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Brave River Solutions, a provider of business technology solutions including IT services and web development, is pleased to announce the company’s inclusion in Providence Business News’s annual Book of Lists publication for 2014. This year, Brave River is listed in four categories in the Book of Lists, reprising its presence on the lists of...

2014-01-25 23:03:51

Vineyard Vines will sponsor the 2014 RI Classic Lacrosse Tournament taking place in Newport, Portsmouth, & Bristol Rhode Island. Newport, RI (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Boys and men's lacrosse clubs from around the country will converge on Aquidneck Island again for the RI Classic Lacrosse Tournament sponsored by Vineyard Vines. Every coach and team representative will receive a special gift pack from Vineyard Vines and every player will also receive a free surprise. July 12 & 13...

2014-01-25 23:02:59

Respected former CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield has been discussing healthcare reform and associated business opportunities in leading Rhode Island newspaper; final part of series to appear in January 2014. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 After a stellar career as both a successful trial lawyer and then CEO of Rhode Island’s dominant health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, James Purcell did not miss a beat in his transition into becoming one of the leading lights of the...

2014-01-24 23:24:50

The Sparkman Stephens 30 will be available for viewing at the Providence Boat Show on Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2014 as presented by Bluenose Yachts, exclusive distributor and Northeast sales representative. Join Bluenose Yachts to also welcome the only American sailor, Rome Kirby, from America's Cup winning racing team, ORACLE on Friday evening kick off party. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Visit the Providence Boat Show and stop by to see the award winning Sparkman...

2014-01-23 16:24:43

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions, today announced it has been awarded a 5-year, $1.25 million contract from the State of Rhode Island Department of Health. The company will provide a secure cloud-based National Electronic Disease Surveillance System Base System (NBS) for the Department of Health's Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology (IDE). IDE serves and protects the Rhode Island...

2014-01-17 23:00:20

The New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary is sprouting a new community garden and Animal Support, and cofounders Julian Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Dr. Michael Omidi, are helping to nurture its growth and development. The Sanctuary is an integral part of the organization Foster Parrots which is dedicated to the rescue and care of exotic birds and animals. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Animal Support and its cofounders are delighted to sponsor the development of a new community garden within its...

2014-01-16 23:29:33

Zion Health's Vegan and Gluten Free Organic Clay Soaps contain a special type of clay that naturally absorbs toxins - Now sold at Whole Foods Market in Rhode, Island. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of healing clay body care products, announces that Whole Food Market located on 601 North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island, will now carry an innovative line of organic Ancient Clay Soaps, made with high-grade purifying clay....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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