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2014-02-19 23:23:54

The Do's and Don'ts for Offering Health Insurance Allotments to Employees Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information health insurance allotments. According to Zane Benefits' website, small and mid-size businesses are using a "pure" defined contribution strategy to offer employees an allotment for health insurance, rather than offering employees a specific group health insurance...

2010-11-23 12:25:20

People who have an allotment, especially those aged over 60, tend to be significantly healthier than those who do not. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health have shown that the small gardens were associated with increased levels of physical activity at all ages, and improved health and well-being in more elderly people. Agnes van den Berg, from Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands, worked with a team of researchers to carry out...

2010-07-15 10:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced a nutrition services grant to help members of the Nationalities Service Center Senior Center tend their community garden in North Philadelphia. The food grown there is used in preparing meals for center members. "This innovative project is helping to provide fresh and nutritious food for center members and creates camaraderie by providing an area for older adults to tend to their gardens...

2009-03-26 13:02:00

VANCOUVER, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX: GBG; NYSE AMEX: GBG; JSE: GBG) announces that BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets, on behalf of the underwriters, have exercised the underwriters' over-allotment option to purchase an additional 15,000,000 common shares at a price of C$1.25 per common share and 7,500,000 warrants at a price of C$0.10 per warrant, for gross proceeds to the Company of C$19,500,000. Each full warrant will entitle the...

2008-10-10 00:00:19

Environmental adviser Professor Chris Baines will talk about sustainable living in Bath next week. Prof Baines, who advises Bath and North East Somerset Council as a member of its urban regeneration panel, will set out his vision for green spaces in cities. He will address a meeting organised by the B&NES Allotments Association on the role open spaces and parks play in enhancing urban areas. Prof Baines is also closely involved with the Heritage Lottery Fund and with the...

2008-09-24 15:00:31

Text of report entitled "ERTA to increase broadcast hour" published in English by state-owned Ethiopian news agency ENA website The Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) announced airtime allotment and plans to expand its broadcast service coverage. ERTA told ENA on Tuesday [23 September] that it has increased broadcast service to 15 hours from the previous 12 hours. The agency would also provide broadcast service using satellite from 2.00 a.m. [local time] until 6.00 a.m.[local...

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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.