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44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

 

It’s happened to most of us, especially desk-bound workers. We’re at work and feeling as if we’ve been snacking all day. A handful of candy here and a bag of chips there doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up, especially when it comes to the numbers on the scale.

Local Ashley Furniture Homestores Earn National 2011 Chairman's Award

Local Ashley Furniture Homestores Earn National 2011 Chairman's Award

Since opening the first location in 2005, Jacksonville Ashley Furniture HomeStores’ community support programs have  expanded, now working directly with Jacksonville-based organizations such as: A Hope to Dream, the Salvation Army (Northeast Florida Area Command), the Greater Jacksonville Area USO, and The Donna Foundation.

Continued community efforts through 2011 earned the First Coast area stores top honors as Jacksonville Ashley Furniture HomeStores Managing Member/CEO Howard Fineman accepted the 2011 Chairman's Award in Las Vegas.

"The Ashley Furniture HomeStore brand is based on four pillars: value, quality, style and selection," Fineman said in a news release. "But here in Jacksonville our team has a fifth pillar, which is giving back locally and that pillar defines who we are here in the marketplace."

JetBlue's Six Years of Service

JetBlue's Six Years of Service

 

JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber, Jacksonville Aviation Authority and JetBlue Airways hosted a reception with regional business leaders yesterday to promote the airline’s six years of service at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

City Office and Facility Closures for 2011 Holiday Season

 

Most city government offices and facilities will be closed in observance of Christmas on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 and in observance of New Year’s Day on Monday, Jan. 2.

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

 

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and as 2012 approaches Yahoo! has analyzed the top searches and stories of the year. For the last 10 years Yahoo! has been compiling information to gage the most popular searches each year including viral fads, top news stories and other interesting and strange things that make news.the

The top search for 2011 on Yahoo! was not a person or juicy story, but an electronic technological marvel. The iPhone beat out the reality TV drama, a closely watched high profile defendant, and America's #1 most wanted terrorist.

NEFAR Announces October 2011 Real Estate Sales Results

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) announces real estate market statistics for October 2011. Statistics encompass both single-family residential and condo sales.