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2014-07-16 23:12:22

Jacob’s Pillow Dance, 220-acre National Historic Landmark and home to America's longest-running international dance festival, chooses PatronManager CRM to meet its ticketing, fundraising, and marketing goals for the future. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Patron Technology Founder and CEO Eugene Carr announced today that Jacob’s Pillow Dance has become the 500th client to join its roster of arts and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and Canada using...

2014-07-16 23:12:08

Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC Expands Its Portfolio With The Completion Of Four More Acquisitions in the Eastern US Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC announced the completion of four more acquisitions in the US. The majority of these newly acquired assets were built by proven tower developers who are now partnering with Vertical Bridge to build dozens of additional towers in the Eastern US over a multi-year period. The towers are all anchored by...

2014-07-16 23:12:03

Special Deals for Early Birds and Students at Geothermal Energy Event of the Year (Portland, Oregon, USA) (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Registration is now open for the international geothermal event of the year. The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo will bring together geothermal companies, academics, financiers, policy leaders, students, and other individuals to attend or exhibit at the event, to be held from September 28 to October 1 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland,...

2014-07-16 23:08:57

Compass Business Solutions, has launched an Assistance Program to help customers obtain funds for training. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Compass Business Solutions, the leading global provider of visual communications training, has launched an Assistance Program to help customers obtain funds for training. It can take three to five years to fully train a seasoned professional and make him or her wholly productive. This is an expensive proposition for companies. In fact, spending...

2014-07-16 23:08:06

New CAST Commentary Examines the Effects of Nuisance Weeds on Our Water Supply Ames, IA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa. Safe, accessible water resources are essential, but various threats are closing the taps. A growing problem comes from nuisance aquatic plants that invade rivers, lakes, and other aquatic ecosystems. They can affect aesthetics, drainage, fishing, water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, flood control, human and animal...

2014-07-16 23:06:35

The National Law Review recently reported that the processing times for EB-5 Visas have been reduced, welcome news for anyone looking to jump on this valuable program. The visa, which allows foreign investors to get a green card when they invest in a project in the U.S. that creates at least 10 jobs, has drawn a renewal of support from a leading business plan company, Wise Business Plans, in 2014. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 "EB-5 visa seekers must have a strong interest in supporting the...

2014-07-16 23:06:32

Forty five percent of college graduates show no improvement in critical thinking, complex reasoning or writing after two years of college. Thrive15 CEO & college drop out says college may be a waste of time for entrepreneurs. Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 More and more students are graduating from college and finding themselves without jobs, deeply in debt and without the skills they need to succeed in business. According to PewResearch, 21.6 million Millennials lived in their...

2014-07-16 23:04:54

Rising health concerns pertaining to the consumption of gluten and wheat coupled with an increase in wholesale bypass has affected the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry over the five years to 2014, and over the next five years, an expected increase in overall wheat consumption is projected to slightly benefit the industry, though overall growth will remain constrained as health trends and wholesale bypass persist. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...

2014-07-16 23:04:27

The increasing number of minimally invasive surgical procedures performed is driving the demand for seamless digital integration in the operating rooms,reported in iData Research Global Markets for Video, High – Tech and Integrated Operating Room Equipment Report. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research the total U.S. and European Markets for...

2014-07-16 23:04:17

ReportsnReports.com adds “OpportunityAnalyzer: Cystic Fibrosis - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 – Event-Driven Update” to its store. The majority of Cystic Fibrosis sales will come from the US, which will represent 60% of the market by 2018. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Researcher estimates the 2012 sales for Cystic Fibrosis to be approximately $1.2 billion across the six markets covered in this forecast: the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. By the end...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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