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2014-08-14 23:02:11

STAGNITO BUSINESS INFORMATION announced today that it is evolving the mission of its HISPANIC RETAIL 360 summit, magazine, and website. Now called MULTICULTURAL RETAIL 360, it will provide an expanded focus on retailing to a broader range of multicultural consumers. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Over the past decade, HISPANIC RETAIL 360 grew into the premier cross-channel event and media platform focused on retailing to the growing Hispanic market. MULTICULTURAL RETAIL 360...

2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) released the report “Problem Gambling in the 21st Century Healthcare System: Implications of the DSM-5, ACA and Parity for Problem Gambling Treatment and Advocacy” to provide policy makers, counselors, problem gamblers and their families...

2014-08-14 23:01:04

“My family is a Bully”, Can Bullying occur Within The Family? , NoBullying Explores Today http://nobullying.com/my-family-is-a-bully/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 If one comes out with a statement such as “My family is a bully”, it may leave others truly astounded and wondering, can bullying really happen within the family? NoBullying explores in an article released today. Bullying within the family is probably the least reported form of bullying. It comes in all different...

2014-08-14 23:00:53

The VA’s Detroit Regional Office is inviting public participation at the Wednesday, August 20 town hall to be held in the Basement Level of the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building at 10:00 a.m. The meeting is open to all members of the public, including Congressional stakeholders, Veterans Service Organizations, state and local governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other community partners. Detroit (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Veterans and their families and survivors in...

2014-08-14 12:32:23

Seized Jewelry, Vehicles, Boats, Electronics & More! POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2-Day Auction - Wed. August 20 & Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014 at 9 AM - 1000's of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept. Public Auction. Wed Aug. 20 will be a Jewelry only auction featuring 350 lots of loose emeralds & diamonds, designer watches, gold & diamond necklaces, earrings, bracelets rings and more! Thurs. Aug 21 will feature Samsung, Apple &...

2014-08-14 12:30:18

Insurance Aggregator #1 Producer of Farm & Ranch in Kansas for Nationwide Agribusiness AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) today announced it has been named the largest producer of farm and ranch for Nationwide Agribusiness in Kansas, and the 2(nd) largest in Texas. CAA ended the year with $9.8 million in farm and ranch direct written premium with Nationwide Agribusiness in 2013. CAA is also a leader in farm and ranch new business...

2014-08-14 12:28:23

MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a pleasure to announce that HolaDoctor project manager and managing editor Adriana Beorlegui is the recent recipient of a Planned Parenthood Federation of America's (PPFA) Maggie Award for Media Excellence. Beorlegui's award, in the online reporting category, recognizes her exemplary online media coverage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to help educate the Hispanic population on the law and the enrollment process. "Since 1978, a PPFA...

2014-08-14 12:28:15

MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HolaDoctor announced that it will be a featured speaker at the annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC), which takes place August 18 - 21, 2014, in Denver, Colo. The MESC brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related to Medicaid systems and initiatives. HolaDoctor's executive vice president and chief health officer, Dr. Dirk Schroeder, will speak. His topic, to be presented...

2014-08-14 12:27:37

MESC taking place August 18-21 in Denver DENVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Welltok, Inc., creator of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, announced today that chairman and CEO Jeff Margolis is delivering the opening keynote address at the Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC), which takes place August 18-21 in Denver. MESC brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related to Medicaid and Human Service...

2014-08-14 12:27:28

Vision to Share campaign to provide up to $50,000 to raise, train and place an America's VetDogs guide dog with a visually impaired veteran. RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 1.5 million veterans in the United States whose daily lives are affected by vision issues that often originate from active duty service. For these veterans, a highly trained guide dog can empower them to lead active, independent lives. Today, not-for-profit VSP(®) Vision Care, the nation's...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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