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Get Set and Register for Vocab Tunes Biweekly Kids Dance Contest

2017-08-06

Registration begins for the biweekly Vocab Tunes’ dance contest for preschool to 8th grade students (aged between 5-14 years) on 7th Aug. Southgate, MI, August 06, 2017– When it comes to learning, it should be filled with fun activities. Therefore, it’s time to check out the Vocab Tunes’ biweekly dance contest. The main aim of this dance competition is to ensure kids have fun as they dance to their select educative songs while learning different English vocab words. Read more: http://vocabtunes.com/biweekly-dance-contest/ Beginning on Aug. 4th, this contest presents an opportunity to children to showcase their dancing ability while learning various words to enhance vocabulary at the same time. Preschool to 8th grade students can select any song from the 21 Vocab Tunes’ educative songs and submit their dance video clips between 07-08-2017 to 20-08-2017. Once the social media voting procedure completed,...

Parkside of Libertyville Offers an  Urban Lifestyle With Suburban Conveniences
Parkside of Libertyville Offers an Urban Lifestyle With Suburban Conveniences

2017-08-05

K. Hovnanian® Homes recently opened a new model of the Huron townhome at Parkside of Libertyville. Libertyville, IL, August 5, 2017 – Home shoppers now have the opportunity to purchase maintenance-free townhomes in the heart of Libertyville thanks to K. Hovnanian® Homes’ new community—Parkside of Libertyville. K. Hovnanian® Homes is offering 48 three-story townhomes that are “perfect for renters or...

Parkside of Libertyville Offers an Urban Lifestyle With Suburban Conveniences
Parkside of Libertyville Offers an Urban Lifestyle With Suburban Conveniences

2017-08-05

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Aug. 5, 2017 — Home shoppers now have the opportunity to purchase maintenance-free townhomes in the heart of Libertyville thanks to K. Hovnanian® Homes’ new community – Parkside of Libertyville. Ontario-Erie kitchen at Parkside of Libertyville K. Hovnanian® Homes is offering 48 three-story townhomes that are “perfect for renters or downsizers who appreciate a carefree lifestyle,” said Andy Konovodoff, president of K. Hovnanian® Developments...

U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Announce Student-Athlete Award Winner
U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Announce Student-Athlete Award Winner

2017-08-05

The Award for Excellence program highlights the achievements of student-athletes across the country. Open to all sophomore, junior and senior level high school athletes in the United States, the program focuses on athletic achievement combined with excellence in academics and community engagement. All 25 of the finalists were on hand at the luncheon. “Every one of these guys in here with a gold jacket, they were born an ordinary person, and every one of these finalists were born ordinary people. Some of you may have good genes, but it’s what you decide to do with it that matters,” said Mark Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Marketing. “By choosing who you want to surround yourself with, or being lucky enough to be surrounded by awesome parents, you have made choices to get to where you are – and you have made wise choices. You’re driven. You’re driven to succeed and you inspire all of us.” “How do we find people to form the character...

CAIR Offers $10K Reward for Info on Blast at Minnesota Mosque
CAIR Offers $10K Reward for Info on Blast at Minnesota Mosque

2017-08-05

Early morning worshipers at Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., were shaken by a blast at 5:05 a.m. that shattered windows in the imam’s (Islamic religious leader) office. No one was hurt in the explosion. A worshiper reportedly saw a truck speed out of the mosque’s parking lot after the blast. SEE: Blast Rocks Bloomington Islamic Center http://www.startribune.com/blast-investigated-at-bloomington-islamic-center/438715693/ “We hope a reward will help law enforcement authorities quickly apprehend the perpetrator of this act of violence targeting an American house of worship,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Director Amir Malik. “If a bias motive is proven, this attack would represent another in a long list of hate incidents targeting Islamic institutions nationwide in recent months.”...

Correction: Bivins Gallery Solo Exhibition Announcement Featuring Richard Hickam: Expressions of Color
Correction: Bivins Gallery Solo Exhibition Announcement Featuring Richard Hickam: Expressions of Color

2017-08-04

Opening reception on Sat., September 16, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bivins Gallery in the Uptown Dallas Crescent complex. Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 16:22 EDT Dallas, Texas, August 3, 2017 – Please note: This corrects a previous press release which incorrectly states that the opening reception is on October 21. The date of the opening reception is September 16. Bivins Gallery is pleased to present the vibrant paintings of master colorist Richard Hickam in Richard Hickam: Expressions of Color, on view from September 16 through October 21, 2017. The show will occupy the main gallery, and will trace Hickam’s artistic development from photorealism to large-scale abstracts to figurative abstractions, and his dedicated examination of the manipulation of color and brushstroke. Karen and Michael Bivins will host an opening reception for the exhibition with the artist in attendance at Bivins...

Agragen Engineers Camelina to Produce a Biological Pharmaceutical for Treating Inflammatory Diseases to Dramatically Reduce the Costs for This Popular Drug
Agragen Engineers Camelina to Produce a Biological Pharmaceutical for Treating Inflammatory Diseases to Dramatically Reduce the Costs for This Popular Drug

2017-08-04

Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 23:14 EDT CINCINNATI, Ohio, August 3, 2017 –   Agragen, LLC, a Cincinnati-based plant science company active in the biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and aquacultural feed sectors, announces a significant step in its development of its lead drug candidates, AGR131.  This drug is designed to trap and remove a proinflammatory cytokine from the blood of patients suffering from inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease.             Biological pharmaceuticals currently used to treat these diseases are very expensive and can reach annual costs in excess of $50,000.  These high costs force patients to make difficult financial decisions and can endanger their health insurance coverage.  Further, these high costs significantly impact and increase the cost of health care in the United States, which are not sustainable. ...

Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Public Utility or City Worker with Mesothelioma in Tennessee To Call Them for Instant Access to The Top Compensation Lawyers

2017-08-04

Call us at 800-714-0303 to ensure you are talking to some of the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys who do get the best compensation results to their clients” — Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, August 4, 2017 — The Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging a public utility or electrical worker who has just been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Tennessee or their family to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 for on the spot access to some of the nation’s top compensation lawyers. The group fears most people with mesothelioma in Tennessee will not receive the best possible compensation for this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure because they impulsively hired a lawyer/law firm that lacks the skill or experience to get the best financial settlement results-as the Center would like to discuss.

Prominent Automotive Logistics Leader Joins Surgere
Prominent Automotive Logistics Leader Joins Surgere

2017-08-04

I look forward to sharing the passion for the technology Surgere offers, and helping our clients achieve success on the bottom line. Green, Ohio August 04, 2017 — Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global supply chain management. His responsibilities included global logistics, customs, packaging, materials and purchasing. Silvio comes to Surgere most recently after fifteen years of experience as the Senior Director Supply Chain Management of Cooper Standard Automotive, Inc., a tier one supplier based in Novi, Michigan. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the Mike Ilitch School of Business, Global Supply Chain Department, at Wayne State University in Detroit since 2013. He also...

Richard Sites Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Richard Sites Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-08-04

    COLUMBUS, OH, August 04, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Richard Sites a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Richard Sites celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Backed by more than 40 years of industry experience, Mr. Sites currently works in a number of high-pressure positions, including attorney for the Ohio Hospital Association, officer for the Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice, legal alumni for the Wooster Steering Committee, and board trustee with Lifeline. Earlier...

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