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New England Fall Events Take Shape at Courtyard Bangor in Maine
All paths lead to Courtyard Bangor this fall, as the season brings an endless array of events and activities to celebrate the change to autumn. The iconic Bangor Mall hotel invites guests to explore one of New England's richest regions while staying just moments from some of the season's most anticipated events and activities on the fall calendar.

CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) -  CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events

National Business Group on Health Elects Jennifer Hanson, Fidelity Investments Human Resource Executive, to Board of Directors
The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of almost 400 large U.S. employers, today announced that Jennifer Hanson, senior vice president, benefits at Fidelity Investments, has been elected to its elite board of directors.

Algeco Scotsman Announces Appointment of Stephen Bishop as Chief Financial Officer
Algeco/Scotsman Holding S.à r.l. (together with its subsidiaries, "Algeco Scotsman"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that Stephen Bishop will be appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Algeco Scotsman effective as of January 15, 2014

Chief Operating Officer Ted Tinson Joins Sheppard Mullin
Ted Tinson has joined Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP as Chief Operating Officer. Tinson joins from Dentons, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer for, and also carried out many of the COO functions, Dentons' U.S. and Asia-Pacific regions. He is based in Sheppard Mullin's Los Angeles office.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in 2014
The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) announced the 2014 celebration of its 20th anniversary year at a press conference in Abu Dhabi earlier this week. ECSSR was founded in 1994 by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is now the UAE President

PayStream Advisors Announces Sponsors for INNOVATE 2013: The Purchase to Pay Summit
PayStream Advisors, Inc., a leading independent research and advisory firm, today announced the sponsor line up for the PayStream INNOVATE '13: The Purchase to Pay Summit being held on September 16-18, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C.

Parchment Reveals 3rd Annual Student Choice College Rankings
Each year millions of students across the US make a potentially life-changing decision: where to go to college. They consider where they have been admitted, and they make a critical choice. Today, Parchment, the leader in education credentials technology, releases its 2014 Parchment Student Choice College Rankings, which directly reveals students' college preferences and enrollment decisions.

LaBovick Law Group Announces New Attorney Hires
LaBovick Law Group is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys to the firm, Lyem Pina and Elizabeth Gormley. Both attorneys will be based in LaBovick Law Group's Palm Beach Gardens office.

University of Maine System Selects AiM(TM) From AssetWorks
AssetWorks, a leader in intelligent workplace management, today announced it has secured a contract with the University of Maine System to provide a comprehensive integrated workplace management system (IWMS) intended to replace a legacy environment of four disparate management tools and numerous standalone Microsoft® Excel and Access databases

PayStream Advisors Reports AP Automation on the Rise in Higher Education
PayStream Advisors, Inc., a leading independent research and advisory firm, today announced that more higher education institutions are implementing accounts payable automation. Budget cuts and challenging economic conditions have required higher education institutions to tighten their belts and closely examine invoice processing costs.

Hotel in Bangor, Maine Receives Platinum Award at Marriott GM Conference
In the hotel business, properties know they're doing well based on the feedback of their guests. According to those of the Courtyard Bangor, the Bangor, Maine lodging is doing a stellar job.

Accounting Management Solutions Expands Nonprofit Practice
Accounting Management Solutions, Inc. (AMS), the leading resource for outsourced accounting and financial management services in the Northeast, today announced the addition of Jason Solomon to the company's dedicated Nonprofit practice.

Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor (PS&S) Announces Nine New Hires
Nine professionals have joined Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor (PS&S), the company announced today. Most of the employees will be based in the company's new Monmouth County regional office.

SGB Names Eric Hakmiller and Andrew Leitch to Advisory Board
SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has named Eric L. Hakmiller and Andrew Leitch to its board of advisors.

Granite Hill Estates to Welcome Sketch Artist and Painter, Betty Henderson
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premiere continuing care retirement community, welcomes Hallowell-based sketch artist and painter, Betty Henderson, as part of its ongoing Art for Life series. Betty's work is exhibited in the lobby of the Maine Lodge, and she will appear in a Meet the Artist session on Thursday, May 24, at 4:00 p.m.

Maine Defense Attorney William T. Bly Contributes to Newly Released DUI Vehicular Homicide Defense Book
With DUI defense lawyers in mind, Attorney William T. Bly ( has contributed valuable legal information as a co-author to the newly released book "Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Understanding DUI Cases, Developing a Thorough Defense, and Negotiating Settlements (Inside the Minds)."

One glass of milk a day could boost your memory power
Drinking at least one glass of milk everyday could not only boost your intake of much-needed key nutrients, but it could also positively impact your brain and mental performance, experts suggest.

Where people vote could affect the outcome
People who were asked survey questions near a church were more likely to report themselves more politically conservative and negative towards non-Christians than those surveyed near government buildings, a study found.

Lack of free play affects kids' physical, mental, and social development
A distinguished group of experts has cautioned that hovering helicopter parents who restrict their kids' unstructured play may actually harm, rather than help, children.

BlueWater Technologies to Host Webinar on Video Conferencing in Higher Education
BlueWater Technologies, a national provider of In Store Solutions & Technology Driven Displays, Audio Visual Integration, and Meeting & Event Technology, announces its upcoming webinar, "Impacting the Classroom with Video: The Ripple Effect," presented by Dr. Lance Ford, Cisco's industry expert & educational technology advocate.

Former Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess Joins Becker & Poliakoff as Chief Operating Officer
Becker & Poliakoff today announced that former Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess has joined the law firm as Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Mr. Burgess will lead and supervise the firm's administrative, management and operational strategy and structure, including IT, human resources, administrative and financial functions. Mr

eCrypt Technologies Hires Social Media Expert Tris Hussey as Community Manager to Lead Product Campaign
Strengthening its already substantial social media presence, eCrypt Technologies (OTCBB: ECRY) has hired social media expert and author Tris Hussey to lead all social media, online content, and product propagation efforts for the company.

Gardner Denver, Inc. Appoints President, Industrial Products Group
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) today announced the appointment of Christopher R. Celtruda as Vice President, Gardner Denver, Inc. and President, Industrial Products Group effective April 26, 2011. Mr. Celtruda will be based in Gardner Denver's global headquarters in Wayne, PA.

Now, biodegradable golf balls made from lobster shells
Golf balls, which take up to a millennium to decompose, have now been made from lobster shells, which would render them, biodegradable.

Humans used domesticated dogs as food sources 9,400 years ago
9,400 years ago, humans not only used domesticated dogs as companions, workers and guardians, but also as food sources, says a new study.

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