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Virginia Wetlands Protects Rare Species, But Development Looms

12 01 2018

Castanea Volume 82, Issue 2 This study and its publication come at a critical time for the Abrams Creek Wetlands. No other limestone-based wetland in the state has as many rare plant species. LAWRENCE, Kan. January 12, 2018 Castanea— Natural wetlands provide safe haven for birds, support rare native plants and contain natural ecosystems that can only exist in fens, swamps and marshes. However, wetlands are regularly threatened by road, housing and farmland development. Determining the ecological value of a wetland—and deciding whether to protect it—often requires a thorough inventory and an examination of its supported species. The authors of a study published in the current issue of Castanea inventoried the Abrams Creek Wetlands in northwestern Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The researchers examined what was currently responsible for the makeup and interactions of the Abrams Creek Wetlands natural communities and documented what could be lost if conservation did not accompany...

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® se asocia con GenZ estrella de YouTube, Sebastián Villalobos para terminar el cáncer infantil

12 01 2018

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, 12 de enero de 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® se enorgullece de asociarse con una de las personalidades y creadores digitales más influyentes del mundo, Sebastián Villalobos, a fin de garantizar que la misión de St. Jude – Finding cures. Saving children.® -  llegue a nuevas audiencias en todo el panorama digital. Este video puede cambiar la vida a alguien St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® se asociarse con una de las personalidades y creadores digitales más influyentes del mundo, Sebastian Villalobos Recientemente, Villalobos visitó el campus de St. Jude, para reunirse con las familias y aprender más acera de cómo St. Jude está a la vanguardia de la investigación y el tratamiento del cáncer infantil y otras enfermedades terminales a nivel mundial. También documentó su tiempo en St. Jude en un video en su canal de YouTube titulado "Este video puede cambiar...

Avison Young anuncia el estimado de bienes raíces comerciales para América del Norte y Europa, año 2018

12 01 2018

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Virtual Tours Now Available For The reNEWable Living Home

12 01 2018

“Through the virtual tour, visitors can learn more about the innovative and cutting edge features of the home that will characterize and define homes of the future.," said Paul Tourbaf, President of Hanley Wood’s Residential Construction Group. WASHINGTON January 12, 2018 Hanley Wood’s BUILDER magazine announced today the launch of the online virtual tour of the reNEWable Living Home. The joint collaboration and vision of Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) and BUILDER, the reNEWable Living Home is a pioneering venture in innovative design, engineering, materials science and construction practices that coalesce around transforming homeownership with homes that renew, change and adapt as families’ stories evolve. The home has been designed and constructed to showcase future practices in smarter energy use, healthier homes, and houses that can be mindfully adapted to both residents and the environment. The online virtual tour for the reNEWable Living Home highlights emerging trends...

BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 50 Best Companies For Diversity

12 01 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2018 -- BLACK ENTERPRISE, in collaboration with The Executive Leadership Council, the leading organization of black senior managers, has released its annual listing of the 50 Best Companies for Diversity as featured in the publication's November/December 2017 issue. These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is driven by corporate leadership at the highest level. In 2005, BLACK ENTERPRISE began publishing its list of the "Best Companies for Diversity," identifying those corporations that proved to be the best of the best in developing a culture and executing policies that promoted inclusion of African Americans within their workforce, senior management ranks, corporate boards, and supplier pools. "At a time when African American executive talent is more abundant than ever, corporations should willingly embrace our inclusion to drive their performance," says BLACK ENTERPRISE's...

CapStar Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

12 01 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 12, 2018 -- CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. (“CapStar”) (NASDAQ:CSTR) announced today that it will issue its fourth quarter 2017 earnings release after the market closes on January 25, 2018.CapStar will also host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Central Time on Friday, January 26, 2018 to discuss its financial results.  Analysts and investors may participate in the question-and-answer session.Conference Call and Webcast Information:Date: Friday, January 26, 2018Time: 8:30 a.m. Central TimeTelephone Access: (844) 412-1002; Conference ID: 8989947Webcast Access: A live webcast will be available on CapStar’s website at ir.capstarbank.com.  An archived version of the webcast will be available in the same location shortly after the live call has ended.About CapStarCapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and operates primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary, CapStar Bank, a Tennessee-chartered...

Daniel Lieberberg Named President, Continental Europe and Africa, Sony Music Entertainment

12 01 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2018 -- Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment today announced that Daniel Lieberberg has been named President, Continental Europe and Africa, Sony Music Entertainment. In this role, Lieberberg will oversee Sony Music's operations across the two regions, with the exception of Spain and Portugal. Based in Berlin, he will report directly to Stringer and will be responsible for breaking artists and driving strategic business initiatives across the territories within these regions. (PRNewsfoto/Sony Music Entertainment)... Stated Stringer, "Daniel is one of the most outstanding creative and futuristic executives in Europe, and I am very happy that he will now lead a group of territories that contribute significantly to our global business. Not only does revolutionary music technology come from some of these countries, but the adage 'hits can come from anywhere' has never been truer, and Daniel is uniquely capable of building on this momentum...

LINE-X Total Truck Center Helping Soles4Souls Combat Poverty

12 01 2018

I strongly encourage everyone in the community to drop by and drop off a pair of shoes to help a person in need. Past News Releases RSS CASTLE ROCK, Colo. January 12, 2018 LINE-X Total Truck Center, a truck aftermarket and protective coatings specialist, is now an official Soles4Souls drop-off center. New or gently worn pairs of shoes can be dropped off at 624 Atchison Way, Unit 102, Castle Rock, CO 80109. “I strongly encourage everyone in the community to drop by and drop off a pair of shoes to help a person in need,” said Shane Allen, owner of LINE-X Total Truck Center. Soles4Souls is a nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. Soles4Souls aims is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2050. Children every day are prevented from attending school and adults are unable to work as walking becomes unbearable, which perpetuates the cycle of poverty. To date, Soles4Souls has collected and distributed...

Robert F. Rhoades, Member with Dickinson Wright PLLC, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Sales and Use Tax: Minimizing Compliance and Legal Woes in 2018 Live Webcast

12 01 2018

New York, NY, January 12, 2018 -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert F. Rhoades, Member with Dickinson Wright PLLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Sales and Use Tax: Minimizing Compliance and Legal Woes in 2018.” This event is scheduled for February 6, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Eastern Time.For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/tax-accounting-finance/taxation/sales-and-use-tax-minimizing-complianceAbout Robert F. RhoadesRobert F. Rhoades focuses his practice on Taxation Law and Property Tax Appeals.Mr. Rhoades has litigated property tax cases in the Tax Tribunal, State Tax Commission Circuit Courts and Appellate Courts focusing on valuation of property and unusual and complex cases concerning unauthorized tax rates, exemptions of industrial personal property and renaissance zone tax rates. He has substantial...

Purolator International Reports 97% Overall Customer Service Rating

12 01 2018

Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey Highlights Purolator International’s Commitment to Customer Service with Dedicated Representatives to Ensure On-Time, Cost Effective Delivery Jericho, NY, January 12, 2018 -- Purolator International, the leading provider of North American logistics, is pleased to announce the results of its annual customer satisfaction survey, revealing an all-time high overall customer service performance rating of 97 percent.Customers also ranked their individual client relationship representative (CRR) 4.8 out of 5. Purolator International’s CRRs offer a single point of contact for each customer, and represent the company’s commitment to providing the highest level of customer service – the PuroTouch. The PuroTouch means having a partner who is actively monitoring the logistics process to provide end-to-end visibility. CRRs provide a hands-on approach to managing shipments from the very first call through to final delivery.In evaluating the results according...

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