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2013-09-10 23:19:45

Arkansas Children’s Hospital leads coalition of sponsors providing HealthTeacher resources to nearly 1,100 schools reaching 450,000+ K-12 students. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Beginning this fall, every public school in Arkansas will now have access to leading online health lessons and activities focused on important topics like bullying, physical activity, and nutrition. The health lessons and activities, provided by HealthTeacher, are designed to build health literacy skills of kids...

2013-08-13 23:27:17

Golf retailer 2nd Swing is now a Gold Corporate Partner with charitable organization The First Tee. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Twin Cities-based golf retailer 2nd Swing Golf recently surpassed $50,000 in donations to The First Tee, becoming a Gold Corporate Partner with the youth development organization, which introduces golf, and its inherent values, to young people. By taking club donations earmarked for The First Tee and selling them on its sales channels, 2nd...

2011-09-15 15:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Logistics, Inc. (OTC QB: RLGT), a domestic and international logistics services company, today announced the further expansion of its Distribution By Air ("DBA") network with a new station in Nogales, Arizona. The Nogales facility will leverage Radiant's robust technology platform and global network to provide comprehensive domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics services including the specialized services...

2011-03-31 00:00:30

Benefits of nearshoring becoming more enticing to aerospace and other manufacturing industries Nogales, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Rising fuel costs are making Mexico's geographical proximity to ODM/OEM (original design manufacturers/original equipment manufacturers) in the United States and Canada even more attractive to manufacturers in the aerospace industry. Sustained unrest overseas may drive fuel costs higher, making shipping costs even more of a concern for global...

2011-01-05 00:00:40

One U.S. Born Woman's Dedication to Strengthening U.S./Mexico Trade Relations; A U.S and Mexico Citizen, President Maria Elena Rigoli is Personally Dedicated to Joining Two Countries Together in Successful Business Practices Nogales, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 A dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, Maria Elena Rigoli, President of Collectron International Management, Inc., (http://www.collectron.com) has been invested in strengthening trade relations between the two...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Manufacturing in Mexico: Part 2 in a 3-Part News Series Great Things are Happening -- The advantages of conducting business in Mexico Nogales, AZ (Vocus) December 22, 2010 Collectron International Management's Shelter Program is dedicated to assisting global manufacturers in establishing operations in Sonora, Mexico. Collectron is Mexico's original Shelter Plan, with more than 40 years experience in the management of all details required to secure Mexican business permits, customize...

2010-10-14 07:50:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher & Banks Corporation is partnering with the Twin Cities chapter of Dress for Success and KARE-11 TV to give back to women in the community through a charity drive. Dress for Success is a non-profit organization providing disadvantaged women with business attire, a network of support and professional development tools to help them thrive in work and life. The professional clothing, employment retention programs and ongoing support for...

2008-09-02 00:00:22

TEXARKANA, Ark., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three locals of the United Steelworkers (USW) in Southeast Arkansas with union halls in-and-around Texarkana have offered emergency shelters to union members and their families who were evacuated from the Hurricane Gustav storm in the coastal areas of Louisiana and Texas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) Mickey Breaux, USW District 13 Director in Baytown, TX, announced the availability of the union halls...

2008-08-03 03:00:17

By Trisha Collopy, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 3--Tou Saiko Lee isn't the kind of emcee who spits rhymes like nails, hunched over the mic like he's holding off an attack. No, he wants you to hear what he has to say. Onstage with his band, Post-Nomadic Syndrome, in June, he bounces on his heels, plays air drums with the mic, makes eye contact with the crowd. His lyrics, when he starts rapping over the guitar melody, loop and soar into the hazy blue sky behind the Minnesota...

2008-08-01 15:00:40

By Charles Owens, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. Aug. 1--BLUEFIELD, Va -- A metal manufacturing company will invest $3.2 million in a new operation at the Bluefield, Va. Industrial Park and create 171 new jobs for Tazewell County, officials said Thursday. Virginia Secretary of Trade and Commerce Patrick Gottschalk traveled to Bluefield, Va., to make the announcement on behalf of Gov. Timothy M. Kaine. Gottschalk said Metal Manufacturing and Processing, a division of Raleigh Mine and...