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2014-08-20 12:24:44

CARMEL, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that journalist and activist Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom will return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 11(th) Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. More than 1,500 people are...

2014-08-20 08:33:35

LANDOVER, Md. and ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Alumni Association members with scholarships to four graduate school programs enabled by 2U. This unique partnership helps make top-tier, graduate-level education more affordable to a large group of alumni of the global nonprofit housing organization. 2U will make scholarships of $10,000 available to eligible...

2014-07-23 23:01:59

Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650 was raised and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Rich Dad® Education, a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the success of their charity yard sale to support Habit for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. Over $650...

2014-07-23 08:25:19

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Five years ago, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace established a framework for collaboration to work positively toward long-term solutions to conserve and protect forest resources worldwide. Appropriately marking the traditional "wood" anniversary, K-C and Greenpeace will host a first-of-its-kind Twitter chat to discuss progress and future goals. -- The chat is expected to cover questions such as: --...

2014-07-17 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simplest solution to avert the culture of avoidance or coverup inside GM regarding their discovery of product defects is for the CEO to establish an independent Ombudsman office, authorized to receive, in total confidence, the assertions of conscientious engineers and other employees about safety defects without fear of retaliation or losing their jobs. The Ombudsman, outside the GM chain of hierarchical command, would report...

2014-06-24 12:34:49

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and the National Civil Rights Museum announced the development of a new eLearning Lunch Counter Sit-In program modeled after the museum's powerful "Standing Up By Sitting Down" exhibit. The eLearning Lunch Counter Sit-In will be a round-the-clock educational program serving middle school and high school students across the U.S. The program will discuss in detail the Greensboro Four, the risks they faced and the spread of the...

2014-06-09 16:26:33

ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building industry and construction professionals in 35 states across the U.S. have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help build, renovate and repair more than 250 homes in more than 80 communities in one week through the organization's Home Builders Blitz program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116096 "Many of Habitat's most prolific supporters have come from the building community whose members understand the...

2014-06-05 23:12:41

First Federal of Bucks County took a more hands-on approach to addressing the area’s housing needs and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County at a wall building event in Warrington. Bristol, Pa. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Since its founding in 1885, First Federal of Bucks County has helped hundreds of people build their dream homes in Bucks County through low-cost mortgages and other affordable home financing services. On May 17, 2014, though, First Federal of Bucks County...

2014-06-04 08:38:33

Mayday PAC begins push to raise $5 million by July 4; $5 million in matching dollars to be raised NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After meeting its initial goal of crowdfunding $1 million two weeks ahead of schedule, the Mayday PAC - established by Harvard Law Professor and campaign finance reformer Professor Lawrence Lessig and Republican strategist Mark McKinnon - launched the next phase of its effort by setting a new, ambitious fundraising goal and releasing the names of...

Brokep, Pirate Bay File-Sharing Site Co-Founder, Arrested In Sweden
2014-06-02 09:16:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peter Sunde – also known as Brokep – was reportedly arrested in Sweden over the weekend. The 35-year old co-founder of The Pirate Bay, who has been facing an eight-month prison sentence for his involvement in the file-sharing website, was arrested by Swedish police after a raid was conducted on a farm in the country's southern region in the county of Skane. Sunde had been wanted by Interpol since 2012 after he was sentenced to...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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