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2014-10-22 23:09:26

With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period starting in November, a national survey by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) finds that three out of four Americans are confident they know how to use health insurance, but 42 percent say they are not likely or only somewhat likely to review a plan’s details before signing up for coverage. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period starting in November, a national...

2014-10-21 23:05:45

Convenience store operator Maverik has agreed to license APT software to analyze merchandising, pricing, marketing, and capital expenditures issues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that Maverik, an innovative convenience store chain with over 250 locations, has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn and Market Basket Analyzer software modules. Maverik will use APT’s software to improve their data-driven...

2014-10-20 08:40:59

- Former FTC Attorney Margaret Lassack Named Of Counsel at the Firm - PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to announce that Margaret L. Lassack has become Of Counsel at the firm. Formerly an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the Bureau of Consumer Protection's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection,...

2014-10-17 23:01:52

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its 2014 annual meeting and other events Oct. 27-28 in Arlington, Va. Highlights include a military career fair, informational seminars and the Community Heroes Award Night honoring caregivers in the DC area. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its 2014 annual meeting and other events Oct. 27-28 in Arlington, Va. Highlights include a no cost military career fair,...

2014-10-15 23:02:33

In a move to have its name convey greater vision, the Alliance for Children and Families, a national nonprofit organization with a member network of nearly 500 nonprofit, human-serving organizations announced today that effective immediately it has changed its name to the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Alliance for Children and Families, a national nonprofit organization with a member network of nearly 500 nonprofit,...

2014-10-14 08:41:50

Pay with OpenTable launches in the DC Metro Area and will be available in a total of 20 U.S. cities before year end SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that Pay with OpenTable is now available in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151787 To pay with OpenTable, diners who book at...

2014-10-08 12:26:00

Relocates to the Heart of Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC, the leader in issue advocacy for nearly two decades, today opened the doors to its new corporate headquarters in the heart of Washington, D.C. and simultaneously launched a rebranded, sophisticated website showcasing the company's global reach and leadership in public affairs, worldwide. DDC's growth and evolution as the country's premier, fully integrated, public affairs company, promises to...

2014-10-08 12:22:54

Ticket Lottery Opens October 17 WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are excited to announce the date for the 92(nd) annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the White House Ellipse at President's Park. This year's kick-off to the holiday season in our nation's capital will be held Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5 p.m. Free tickets for the lighting ceremony will be awarded through an online lottery....

2014-10-06 12:21:37

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza will honor Jan C. Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), as the tenth annual honoree of the Phelps Award. The Phelps Award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves by bringing exemplary honor and support to veterans, and especially Vietnam Veterans. "It is with a great sense of admiration that the Friends of the Vietnam...

2014-10-02 12:35:04

The Any Experience firm opens two new offices and introduces new web destination in their quest to chase the bold while making the complex simple SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoUser, the Any Experience design firm, today unveiled a new branding identity, reflecting the company's next phase of growth. The fresh identity emphasizes the company's core belief of making a complex world simple, while enhancing its creed to chase the bold. The company...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin