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2012-06-28 23:00:55

The medical equipment company will provide supplies and services to the ambulance, fire protection and safety services corporation. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Integrated Services, a leading provider of medical equipment rentals, sales and repairs, recently finalized a Preferred Rental Provider agreement with Rural/Metro Corporation, one of the largest ambulance companies in the nation. The agreement means Integrated Services is the first choice to provide rentals, sales and...

2009-08-12 10:15:00

HAMBURG, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting Wednesday and for 11 more days, the 170th Erie County Fair at the Hamburg Fairgrounds will spawn a small city, with as many as 100,000 visitors and staff at peak times. Protecting the health of fairgoers by placing them under a protective emergency medical system safety net is primarily the responsibility of Buffalo-based Rural/Metro Medical Services. The 550-employee Buffalo division places as many as 22 trained caregivers, five...

2008-12-17 16:25:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) employed by the Rural/Metro corporation (Nasdaq: RURL) and members of Teamsters Local 375 attended the company's annual shareholders meeting. Employee shareholders expressed their frustration with the company's reluctance to bargain for improved wages as part of a new contract in the greater Buffalo, New York area, and asked questions about the Board of...

2008-11-03 18:00:20

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) will release results for the fiscal 2009 first quarter ended September 30, 2008 before the opening of the stock markets on Monday, November 10, 2008. In conjunction, the Company will host a conference call and webcast beginning at 8 a.m. (Pacific)/ 11 a.m. (Eastern). To join the Company's conference call, dial 800-949-2165 (domestic) or 719-234-0008 (international). A taped replay will be available after 2 p.m. (Eastern) November 10, 2008 until...

2008-10-23 09:00:38

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL), a leading provider of ambulance transportation and private fire protection services, announced today that it has been awarded the contract to become the exclusive private ambulance partner for 911 services in Littleton, Colorado. The new contract was awarded on a unanimous vote this week of the Littleton City Council and begins November 1, 2008 for an initial term of one year, followed by a one-year renewal term. The contract is expected to generate...

2008-09-11 09:00:48

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) announced today that the Tacoma, Washington, City Council voted unanimously this week to renew the Company's contract as the exclusive provider of 911 ambulance services. Jack Brucker, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are honored to continue serving the City of Tacoma and look forward to another year of exceptional service to the citizens of this growing community. We are focused on the delivery of responsive, reliable, efficient...

2008-08-27 09:01:11

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) announced today that it has been awarded a second three-year extension of its exclusive 911 ambulance services contract in Knox County, Tennessee. The contract extension was awarded on a unanimous vote this week of the Knox County Commission. The Knox County contract began in 2002 as a five-year agreement with the option for two three-year extensions thereafter. The latest extension period will begin July 1, 2010 and continue through June 30, 2013....


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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