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From Abraham Lincoln to Barack Obama - Presidents Who Have Visited Knox College

I don’t know if Knox College holds any kind of record for the number of Presidents who have visited its campus (nine), but the list is impressive. The college, located in Galesburg, Illinois, has a rich and fascinating history, and Abraham Lincoln is a big part of it.

Inauguration at Church Hill Classics

It was no ordinary day at work today.  Employees of Church Hill Classics, were lucky to be able to share a historic moment together, right in our main conference room. We were linked in at about 11:30 a.m. to watch Barack Obama, the first African-American man to take the oath of office as 44th President of the United States!  We took in this solemn and uplifting moment amid some technical difficulties with our computer, (sometimes the picture froze or the picture and/or sound disappeared).  W ...

How Going Green is Saving Money

The University of South Carolina is one of the many universities that are going green in order to protect the environment and save money in return. One of the ways that this university has been able to go green was by replacing various machines and electronics. By replacing the computer monitors with flat screen LCD monitors, the University of South Carolina has projected an annual savings of $8,000 from reduced electrical consumption. If the whole campus switches, they project a total savings of $325,46 ...

"Green" Actions Galore at Seattle University

As I check out the green efforts of colleges across the country on the internet, there's no doubt that Seattle University stands out.  It's no wonder that Seattle University scores 97 out of 99 in the Princeton Review's "Green Rating!"

5 Colleges Working On Their Green Efforts

It's fantastic. "Green" action to help our planet is being accomplished at college campuses and in their communities all across the country.  Below are 5 schools out of many that have great ideas.  The Oberlin College Shower Drill While previous generations may have focused on recycling and environmental cleanup, students at Oberlin College want to combat global warming by figuring out ways to reduce carbon emissions in their own lives, starting with their own colleges. Oberlin's new sus ...

Women in Business 2008: The Power of Progress

During the last week in June, members of our marketing team attended the Women's Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) annual conference in Atlanta, Women in Business 2008: The Power of Progress.  Their trip was a success!  The conference provided wonderful opportunities to network with corporations through MatchMaker Meetings and reception events, as well as the chance to connect with other women business enterprises (WBEs).  The conference also included workshops to learn about u ...

Going Green Efforts

Going "green" is the way to go ... and it's a blossoming trend here at Church Hill Classics.  With the environment's fast decline today, it's essential that everyone does their part to help towards global sustainability. Even the smallest attempts to recycle or conserve resources create a big impact, when you multiply those efforts times many people.  Here are some of the practices that we have developed into our everyday work environment, to ensure we are continually doing our part: ...

Surprising Facts About Woman-Owned Businesses

I recently spotted some fascinating statistics about woman-owned businesses, published by the Center for Women's Business Research.  This CWDC's mission is to identify the trends, characteristics, achievements, and challenges of U.S. woman-owned businesses.  According to their recent research, majority-owned female enterprises: Number 10.4 million in the U.S. Employ more than 12.8 million people. Generate $1.9 trillion in annual sales.  Have grown at around two times ...

Leveraging Your Woman-Owned Business

TO GENERATE GROWTH After returning from the 2007 National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) conference in Atlanta, I realize more than ever the value of this peer community and resource group that is available to female business owners.  I have been in business for over 16 years, and until recently, I have not leveraged the benefits available through NAWBO or similar organizations that support women in business.  If I had it all to do again, or if I was advising a new female busin ...

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