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2014-07-11 12:25:35

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record August 27, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Don James, Vulcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated "This new quarterly dividend represents the second increase this year and...

2014-07-10 23:03:14

Stefanie Caraviello is recognized by The University of South Carolina’s Journalism School Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Stefanie Caraviello has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni award from The University of South Carolina (USC) School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The award identifies exceptional graduates who have been out of school for 10 years or less but have already demonstrated great...

2014-07-09 20:21:40

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) President and CEO John Wren today announced the appointment of Troy Ruhanen as President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. Ruhanen succeeds Tom Carroll who will continue as Chairman of TBWA Group. Jean-Marie Dru will continue to serve as Chairman, TBWA Agency Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125724 "Under the leadership of Tom Carroll, TBWA is recognized worldwide for its strong culture and...

2014-07-09 16:25:15

Wilcox shares his answered prayer: the miraculous story behind one rescue mission MAITLAND, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within his new book, God's Providence, My Privilege: Miracles of the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission, ($15.49, paperback, 9781498401036; $7.99, e-book, 9781498401043) A. Neal Wilcox shares the story of two young people that were brought together after they surrendered their lives to Christ. By faith, the two moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to...

2014-07-08 16:26:52

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., [NYSE: ENR], announced today that it will close its feminine care facility in Montreal, Quebec by early 2017. This is a part of Energizer's previously announced restructuring program, and costs and savings from the closure are included in the estimated $350 million in total restructuring costs and $300 million in total gross restructuring savings. "This was a difficult but necessary decision to maintain the company's...

2014-06-30 23:06:35

Tigrent Learning, a global leader in financial education, will offer residents in the Edmonton area of Canada free, 2-hour Brick Buy Brick™ financial workshops. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Tigrent Learning, a global leader in financial education, will offer residents in the Edmonton area of Canada free, 2-hour Brick Buy Brick™ financial workshops. The events will take place on Thursday, July 17th at the Sandman Hotel West at 17635 Stony Plain Road Northwest in Edmonton and...

2014-06-30 23:05:44

Inmar today announced that five engineers from its IT team, and their middle school coach, took first place in Friday’s Robot Fun Run, held at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Inmar today announced that five engineers from its IT team, and their middle school coach, took first place in Friday’s Robot Fun Run, held at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem. The team was proud to claim its LEGO® trophy during...

2014-06-25 23:16:48

In 1670, William Penn presided over meetings to help settle the area of what would eventually become historic Medford, New Jersey. This will continue as always in 2014, but with one notable change - official township meetings will now be video streamed over the Internet. Medford, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Medford Township has partnered with Swagit Productions LLC to provide this streaming media service using Swagit's Extensible Automated Streaming Engine (EASE). EASE is a Hands-Free...

2014-06-21 20:20:07

Wins More Grand Prix and Gold Lions combined than any other Holding Company NEW YORK, June 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual Cannes Festival of Creativity, Omnicom (NYSE:OMC) agencies continue to be the most creatively awarded in the industry by winning more Grand Prix and Gold Lions combined than any other holding company. Omnicom's Media Group (OMG) scored the most wins of any media agency holding company. Adam&eveDDB in the UK was named Agency of the Year, winning a total of 22...

2014-06-12 12:30:54

Denzel Washington Applauds Brett Johnson for Supporting His Hometown Boys & Girls Club BETHESDA, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brett Johnson, CEO of the Brett Johnson Collection, LLC, (BJC) today announced a donation of 100 pairs of athletic footwear from his menswear fashion line to young men participating in the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon. Brett Johnson is committed to giving back to the community and is making the donation to encourage the youth to continue to...


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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