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2011-08-02 09:56:00

PLANTATION, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C3/CustomerContactChannels ("C3"), a global provider of contact center solutions, announced plans to open a new facility near Waco, Texas. The company plans to begin hiring immediately for 500 full-time positions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/FL45975LOGO ) "Our clients, who are among the global 1000, continue to have confidence in C3 and our team members to manage complex customer relationships on their behalf," said...

2011-07-14 00:00:28

TSTC Publishing announces a free Android app detailing information on more than 40 technical careers. The app also offers information on job opportunities. Waco, TX (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Trying to decide on a particular technical field---anything from wind energy to avionics to biomedical equipment technology---can be taxing, but information is only a click away on an Android phone, using TSTC Publishing's new, free TechCareers app. The TechCareers app pushes the latest breaking news out on...

2011-06-15 22:21:42

A new Baylor University study has found that sunlight decreases the toxicity of golden algae, which kills millions of fish in the southern United States every year. While golden algae is primarily a coastal species, it has been found in Texas rivers and lakes, including Lake Whitney and Lake Waco in Central Texas, and Lake Granbury in North Texas. Experts believe that several environmental factors influence toxin production, but new research from Baylor scientists shows that sunlight is a key...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Solar system to be installed on new Zoo Pavilion and will be first to power a Central Texas zoo Waco, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 To commemorate Earth Month, the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas and Austin-based Green Mountain Energy Company, today announced plans to build the Zoo's first solar array. Green Mountain presented the only accredited AZA zoo in Central Texas with a check for $140,000 to fund the new 6,000 plus square foot solar panel system. Kelly Brcka, director of...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What do Charlotte, Waco, Long Beach, Ventura County and Reno all have in common? Locals and visitors to these locations can now take part in a daily dose of fantastic LivingSocial deals. Starting today, LivingSocial - the online source for handpicked experiences at a value - has expanded its footprint and is sharing the deeply discounted love with six new U.S. markets: north Charlotte, N.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Waco - Kileen, Texas; Long Beach,...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

WACO, Texas, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday morning, March 5, State Farm® will provide Baylor University fans with an opportunity to raise money for the Bear Pit during the on-site telecast of ESPN's College GameDay (9 a.m. CST on ESPNU continuing on ESPN at 10 a.m.). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/NY48184LOGO) For every person who attends the morning show on Saturday, State Farm, which is sponsoring College GameDay for the fifth...

2011-02-17 13:23:00

Mr. Appliance Corp. of Waco, TX has been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine in its selection of "Top 500 Franchises." WACO, Texas, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mr. Appliance Corp. is proud to announce they were selected for special recognition by Entrepreneur Media, publisher of Entrepreneur Magazine, appearing in the magazine in January 2011. The organization was selected for the following honor: Top 500 Franchises Mr. Appliance Corp.'s spokesperson, Doug Rogers, commented...

2010-11-01 05:00:00

WACO, Texas, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterRxCard, the free prescription discount card sponsored by McLennan County, today announced the program has saved $138,562 for McLennan County residents during its initial six months. "Anything we can do to assist in reducing or deferring the costs to our citizens we are glad to participate in," said McLennan County Judge Jim Lewis. The card was presented 7,285 times at 29 pharmacies in the county. It provided a discount 4,961 times and an...

2010-09-27 08:30:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- I'm Ready Productions ("I'm Ready") is living up to its Texas roots and doing things big and bold. Today, the Houston headquartered, national, African-American theatre, television, feature film and music production company announced it will tour two plays simultaneously in nearly 40 markets across the U.S. through 2011. The thirteenth production that I'm Ready Executive Producers Je'Caryous Johnson and Gary Guidry will add to its impressive portfolio of...

2010-07-26 09:51:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the cable industry's leading independent cable rep firm, announced they have promoted Mike Musto to Local Sales Manager for their Troy office in the Detroit DMA. Mr. Musto joined Viamedia in 2003 as an Account Executive and has been an instrumental part of Viamedia Detroit's success. In 2005, he was promoted to Senior Account Executive. In 2007 he was given the position of Team Leader for the Detroit office and in 2010 become the Political...