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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...

2014-06-02 08:33:21

Sponsorship includes cash and gifts-in-kind donations to Habitat's Home Builders Blitz IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BigRentz.com is joining building industry professionals in 35 states and more than 80 communities across the U.S. as a sponsor of Habitat for Humanity's Home Builders Blitz to build, renovate and repair more than 250 homes. BigRentz.com has made a $150,000 gift-in-kind donation by contributing rental equipment, such as aerial lifts, material handling...

2014-05-29 08:32:00

"Raise Your Hand Chicagoland" Event Will Construct 13 Homes for Chicago-area Families CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From May 29 through June 1 at Pioneer Court Plaza, Habitat for Humanity in Chicagoland will host "Raise Your Hand Chicagoland:" an unprecedented building blitz in the heart of downtown Chicago. Volunteers will come together with partner families to complete the initial construction of 13 homes, and immediately following, these new homes will be taken into communities...

2014-05-27 23:01:21

On June 2, Delaware Attorney Brian Zulberti, Esq. Takes A Break From His 50 State National Social Media Tour To Hunger Strike Outside The Supreme Court Of The United States. Zulberti Believes That Privacy Will Cease To Exist As Global Technological Advances Push Us Further Into The Information Age And That Only By Adapting The Law To The Future Can We Avoid A Self-Imposed Version Of George Orwell's Famous Novel 1984. Atlantic City, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Delaware Attorney Brian...

2014-05-22 12:29:44

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his new book: Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State, Ralph Nader explores the emerging political alignment of the Left and the Right against converging corporate-government autocracy and crony capitalism. The next critical step in launching coalitions of change is to bring together these unlikely political allies. On May 27, 2014, the Center for Study of Responsive Law will sponsor an...

2014-05-01 08:39:54

Thousands of women volunteers across the U.S. join together to build affordable housing in their communities ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress and author Holly Robinson Peete will join more than 13,000 women across the country, including Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers, to build or repair homes at Habitat for Humanity construction sites in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 3-11. Held the week leading up to Mother's Day, National Women Build Week...

2014-04-30 23:21:35

Push to Walk, a Riverdale based non-profit organization assembled a team to participate in the NJ Marathon and raised close to $30,000. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 On Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Long Branch, NJ Team Push to Walk raced for its fourth year to show its support and dedication to the non-profit they represented. The team consisted of 18 people, including trainers, family, friends, members of the community, and 3 Push to Walk clients who used hand-cycles to participate....


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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