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2014-09-15 16:23:05

Leading online lighting distributor launches a new "Light Control" category featuring the latest in wireless and dimming technology from Lutron and Philips Lighting. WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the nation's largest online lighting distributors announced today that it launched a new Light Control category with an enhanced assortment of the latest lighting control products that combine sophisticated design with state-of-the-art technology. The products...

2014-08-27 23:12:52

Were you mindful this summer or was your mind full? Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Begin the Fall season stress-free, stimulating the mind with enhanced awareness at Ivy Child’s yoga and mindfulness community programs. Classes will be offered in their new community programs location at the Central Rock Gym (299 Barber Ave, Worcester). Signature Fall offerings include:     MINDFULNESS MASALA FOR KIDS: Weekly mindfulness classes for kids led by Ivy Child...

2014-07-22 08:24:59

WORCESTER, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the largest online distributors of replacement lighting is going to market with a new larger assortment of LED indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131021/NE00845LOGO The broader assortments of LED fixtures include: -- LED High Bay Fixtures - use fewer watts of power and can save up to 80% in energy cost -- Landscape Fixtures - rugged build will last up to 50,000 hours...

2014-07-16 12:27:12

-- AbbVie and the AbbVie Foundation partner with The Heart of America Foundation, North Chicago Community School District 187, North Chicago Community Partners, United Way of Lake County, YouthBuild Lake County and Worcester Public Schools NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced its first Week of Possibilities, an employee volunteer program to support educational improvement projects in local communities where AbbVie is based. As part of the...

2014-07-08 12:33:02

WORCESTER, Mass., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the largest online distributors of replacement lighting announced today that it is adding the new Philips hue lighting system to its LED product assortment. Bulbs.com will be among the first Philips Professional channel distributors to carry hue. Until now hue has been offered only through the Philips Retail channel. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2014-06-24 23:16:36

Big Data Toolkit Makes Competency-Based Learning Authentic and Scalable by Measuring Learners’ Metacognitive Responses to Instruction and Assessment Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data analytics firm metacog (http://www.metacog.com) will introduce the first advanced analytics APIs that measure learners’ metacognitive processes during instruction and assessment on June 29 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Atlanta, GA. Unlike most...

2014-06-11 23:12:49

Every Saturday from June 14 – August 23, Ivy Child International will be offering complimentary outdoor yoga classes from 10am-11am at Elm Park, Worcester, MA. This program is open to everyone in the community (ages 0-90+) and all experience levels welcome. Worcester, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Ready, set, yoga! This summer, residents of the Worcester County community will have access to free yoga classes in their very own backyard – Elm Park, Worcester. Classes will be held...

2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A four-person undergraduate team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) captured first-place honors at the Third Annual Cornell Cup USA recently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the development of a smart robotic prosthetic hand. The WPI team was...

2014-05-16 16:21:01

New Tools and Tips to Improve Recall Completion from The Hanover WORCESTER, Mass., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know if your car has any open manufacturer issued safety recalls? Amazingly one-third of all vehicles recalled by automakers are never brought to dealers. The reasons people don't take advantage of these repairs range from not being aware of the recall to not having the time to give up the car to make a repair. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88511...

2014-04-22 08:26:57

As a long-time ENERGY STAR partner, Bulbs.com is pleased to offer two (2) 60W equivalent LED light bulbs and a reusable, eco-friendly tote with a purchase of $200 or more. WORCESTER, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Earth Day with ENERGY STAR LED light bulbs and Bulbs.com as it helps to make energy efficient lighting more accessible for its customers with its Earth Day promotion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131021/NE00845LOGO ENERGY STAR LED bulbs represent an...


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