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2014-07-22 08:27:02

Custom Fundraising Solutions Reinvents School Fundraising Model and Gives Back over $8 Million Dollars CLEVELAND, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Custom Fundraising Solutions, a company founded 8 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio, is taking traditional fundraising models to the mats...mattresses, that is, and for no better reason but to give back to the kids. President & founder, Joe Matejka spent his early career in the fundraising business peddling everything from popcorn to...

2012-06-15 23:00:47

Rent My Vacation Home® dot com this father´s day is reporting the trends in the USA for this summer travel season. The United States is studied by section and the vacation homes that were rented for the reason of this holiday. Al Roker on the Weather Channel® said to Stephanie Abrams “No one thinks of Dad until the last minute”. Well here is the travel trend for Dads on vacation and last minute plans. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Rent My Vacation Home® dot...

2011-06-17 10:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Malt-O-Meal, America's largest family-owned cereal company, today announced its participation in the NBC Today Show's "Lend A Hand" series with America's favorite weatherman, Al Roker. From June 13-17, Malt-O-Meal made contributions at Roker's five goodwill stops, totaling $150,000 in product donations to charities across the country, including today's donation to the Covenant House of West Virginia. Malt-O-Meal's corporate communications...

2011-06-07 10:10:00

GREENDALE, Wis., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate summer with the July 2011 issue of Taste of Home, the #1 food and entertaining magazine in the world. From a delectable spread of barbecue-friendly food to to-die-for desserts, including new takes on kabobs and hot dog relishes, the issue has everything you need to take the party outside! Plus, our new "Roadfood" columnists Jane and Michael Stern are at it again - this time on a hunt to uncover the many faces of the All-American...

2011-03-23 04:06:00

NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Bank For New York City -- the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs -- announced today that multi-platinum, Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan, will donate her time and talents and 'sing for her supper,' and for everyone's delight, at the Food Bank For New York City's Ninth Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 7th, at Abigail Kirsch's Pier Sixty at Chelsea...

2010-12-01 12:27:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is pressing to raise Alzheimer's disease to an unprecedented level of awareness by holding the nation's first Alzheimer's disease telethon on December 4 and simultaneously calling on Americans to urge President Obama and Congress to declare a "decade of care." AFA's "Together for Care" telethon rallies leading celebrities and media personalities around the cause to offer information and hope to...

2010-11-23 12:12:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highlighting the potentially crushing impact on young children and teens when a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America will feature a heartwarming educational discussion and a family profile on this important topic as part of its first-ever Alzheimer's disease telethon on December 4. Al Roker of the "Today" show, serving as host of the telethon, will lead a discussion that will help parents and children...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'