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2014-06-14 23:03:36

Jeff Ballabon joins the Board of Directors of American Innovators for Patent Reform, a trade group that advocates for stronger U.S. patents and more vigorous patent enforcement on behalf of inventors, engineers, researchers, entrepreneurs, patent owners, small businesses, universities, investors, patent attorneys, patent agents, patent brokers, tech transfer managers and licensing executives. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 American Innovators for Patent Reform (AIPR), an industry...

2014-06-13 12:24:54

Boeing is first employer to sign with the Providence-Swedish Health Alliance SEATTLE, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services today announced the launch of the Providence-Swedish Health Alliance, one of the first accountable care organizations (ACO) in the country to work directly with employers on high quality, affordable health care benefits for employees. Boeing is the first employer to sign with the new ACO....

2014-06-12 23:01:13

The High Court continues to refuse review of petitions challenging individual tobacco damages verdicts, doing so with no comment and no noted dissents. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 National law firm Parker Waichman comments on a Supreme Court denial of 10 recently brought petitions that sought to challenge tobacco damages verdicts. The 10 petitions totaled more than $64 million and represent part of an ongoing legal fight that continues between Florida smokers, or their...

2014-06-11 23:05:59

Premier, Inc. Selects Zones as Sole Supplier Diversity Award Recipient Auburn, Wash. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Zones, Inc., announced today that it has been named Premier, Inc.’s 2014 Supplier Diversity Award winner. Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company, announced the 2014 Premier Diversity Award winners today at Premier’s 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio. Of the more than 1,100 suppliers contracted with the Premier alliance eligible for this award,...

2014-06-11 23:05:30

vcfo Seattle Announces New Consulting CFO Partnership with SURF Incubator Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 vcfo, a leading professional services firm offering financial, recruiting and human resource solutions, is excited to announce a partnership with SURF Incubator, which provides an affordable and professional environment for Seattle entrepreneurs to find support, encouragement and inspiration from internal and external communities. vcfo will provide its business and financial...

2014-06-11 23:01:55

Elevating a Project Manager to a Business Manager Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 June R. Jewell, CPA, President & CEO of Acuity Business Solutions, a Deltek Premier Partner will present “Elevating a Project Manager to a Business Manager” to Washington’s architects, engineers, designers, planners, and building industry professionals at the 19th Annual DesignDC Conference. This year’s conference will include three full days of high impact networking, continuing education...

2014-06-11 16:26:28

PORTLAND, Ore., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joyce Newmyer has assumed her role as president of the Northwest Region of Adventist Health and CEO of Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore. In addition to her responsibilities in Portland, she will chair the governing boards of Walla Walla General Hospital, Walla Walla, Wash., and Tillamook Regional Medical Center, Tillamook, Ore. Newmyer will also oversee the operations of 43 medical clinics, two home care...

2014-06-11 12:30:16

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the heart of Adams Morgan, one of the most exciting neighborhoods of Washington, DC, Perseus Realty is developing The Adamo, a 34-unit luxury condominium with contemporary flair. Urban Pace, Washington's leading condo sales and marketing firm, will begin presales in September. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116775 In 2012, Perseus acquired the site at 1827 Adams Mill Road and began assembling design specialists...

2014-06-10 12:33:50

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participants in Bread for the World's 2014 Lobby Day visited Capitol Hill today to advocate for policies that help hungry people. They urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform and reject harmful changes to U.S. food-aid programs. "Today we're advocating for two issues united by one mission--ending hunger," said Eric Mitchell, director of government relations at Bread for the World. "We are honored to have so many...

2014-06-10 12:32:24

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has hired Capitol Counsel, a top-tier D.C. government affairs firm, to help push Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that would make the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) tax exempt. The organizations will work together to educate policymakers on the importance of including the VMLRP Enhancement Act (S. 553/H.R. 1125) in any tax reform or tax extenders...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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