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2010-08-31 12:59:00

ADA, Mich., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, positivity is more important than ever as people search for relief from economic turmoil and negative headlines. To recognize and celebrate the impact positivity makes in people's lives every day, Amway is launching the Positivity Project Contest. This online program provides an opportunity for individuals to share stories about how the "Power of Positive" has changed their lives or the life of someone they know. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-07-15 16:32:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday, July 26, 2010 marks the celebration of the landmark legislation that ensures that every American with disabilities can enjoy the same rights and freedoms as all Americans. In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, The ADA National Network's 10 regional Centers are marking the day with various events across the United States as well as premiering their ADA 20th Anniversary video which...

2010-06-09 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced an agreement with Lancaster County, Pa., to improve access to civic life for persons with disabilities. The agreement was reached under Project Civic Access (PCA), the department's wide-ranging initiative to ensure that cities, towns and counties throughout the country comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). PCA was initiated to ensure that persons with disabilities have an equal opportunity...

2010-04-29 10:46:00

ADA, Mich., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway Corp. today announced a series of changes to its supply chain structure aimed at improving the global direct selling leader's competitive position. "More than 80 percent of our customers buy our products outside the United States, and Amway needs to update its supply chain to reflect that," said Amway chairman Steve Van Andel. "As part of our long-term strategy, we are moving some production closer to customers to cut supply times and...

2010-04-19 17:46:00

ADA, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway Global and John Tesh are introducing a new line of products under the same brand as Tesh's Intelligence For Your Life(TM) radio show. The line will embody the same philosophy as the show, "Simple Improvements for Better Living," and will offer products and services that provide simple, common-sense ideas to encourage people toward a healthy, mind, body, and spirit. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-03-24 06:00:00

ADA, Okla., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 2010 International Convention of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. (NYSE: PPD) in Oklahoma City, April 8-10, will mark the 10th year the company has hosted its annual gathering of associates in the capital city and this year's event will recognize the highest level of associate achievement and advancement in PPD's corporate history. During the three-day event, a record number of independent associates from throughout the U.S. and four...

2010-02-08 20:56:00

ADA, Mich., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Big Apple revs up for 2010 Fashion Week, ARTISTRY® skin care and cosmetics is helping women achieve their dreams and feel beautiful at any age with a series of exciting events in New York. ARTISTRY is celebrating the winners of a year-long model search, enlisting Mark Montano, former host of TLC's 10 Years Younger to beautify women on the streets of New York with free makeovers and samples, and introduce a highly advanced face...

2009-12-23 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The creators of the Animation Dance Association (ADA) recently launched an online animation contest (ADA Sport) where 5 different teams of animators from around the world, go head-to-head each day to battle it out for the top animation short. The winner will be decided by viewers worldwide with a 24-hour window to vote for their favorite clip (online and mobile). The results of the daily poll will be announced live on the ADA Sport website...

2009-12-21 12:55:00

ADA, Mich., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway Global and Disson Skating are mixing things up this Christmas with a unique entertainment opportunity to air on NBC. Amway Global Improv-Ice is a special competition that adds a twist to standard figure skating. Improv-Ice will challenge figure skating superstars by having them skate on the fly to music they have not yet heard. It's all about the improvisation, and with that will come great entertainment for viewers to enjoy as they relax on...

2009-12-18 13:58:00

CANTON, Mich., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- At the meeting of the European Machinery Working Group on December 8, 2009 in Brussels, the EU Commission again discussed the request from the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to extend EN 954-1's presumption of conformity. According to a public statement by CEN the extension will be granted. However, the Commission still has to define an exact timeline for this extension. This change is expected to be published in the Official Journal of...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.