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2014-08-11 16:24:04

"Gone Too Soon" probes link between loss and lack of economic empowerment, influence ALTON, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lingering social and economic impact that the early deaths of black males are having on a small Midwestern town is the subject of a documentary film project called "Gone Too Soon: Alton's Endangered Black Men." The filmmaker, Alton native Shawn Taylor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise $35,000 to pay for a crew, equipment and...

2014-07-16 23:13:25

Tournament will be held on October 18 at Lockhaven Golf Club in Alton, IL Alton, IL. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Cope Plastics is gearing up for their 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Friends of Kids With Cancer. Details are as follows: Cope Plastics' 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Benefiting Friends of Kids With Cancer Saturday, October 18th Lockhaven Golf Club - Alton, IL Join us and help benefit a great cause! FORMAT: 4-person Scramble COST $90 per person ($360 per...

2014-04-24 16:26:24

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Thousands are dying in conflicts across the globe because of their religious beliefs, writes Lord Alton of Liverpool for World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. But politicians and some church leaders in the West remain silent about this religious persecution of people of all faiths for fear of causing offence or being accused of religious intolerance. 'Christians, Muslims and...

2014-03-24 16:24:20

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Celebrates 10 Years with 10th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference ALTON, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide leader in mesothelioma and asbestos litigation, has renewed its commitment to support asbestos awareness in the United States and beyond as a Platinum Sponsor of the "Where Knowledge and Action Unite" 10(th) Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference. (Photo:...

2013-10-31 23:36:50

Cope Plastics partners with RJ's Recycling to provide an Electronics Recycling Day to the Alton, IL community. Alton, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cope Plastics, Inc. is teaming up with local recycling company, RJ's Recycling to provide an Electronics Recycling Day to the community. Saturday, November 2nd from 9 AM to 1PM, members of the Riverbend community can dispose of their electronics at the Cope Plastics Processing Center at 5033 Humbert Road in Alton, IL. A wide range of...

2012-05-04 23:03:24

The firm´s Founding Partner Brad Lakin is currently representing an individual injured in a similar tire blowout lawsuit against entities of Pirelli Tire and Yamaha. Alton, IL (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Illinois personal injury lawyers at SL Chapman are citing a recent motorcycle wreck in Madison County, IL as a warning for bike riders everywhere. On Monday, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a Worden, IL couple were seriously injured when the rear tire of the Harley Davidson...

2011-10-10 13:00:00

Mesothelioma Lawyer honored for military service, pro bono work for veterans East Alton, IL (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Simmons Firm Partner Brian Cooke has been awarded the prestigious 2011 âœSpirit of Justiceâ Award, given by the Fellows of the St. Louis Bar Foundation, for his dedication to the administration of justice. The Spirit of Justice Award recognizes lawyers, non-lawyers and programs that have demonstrated accomplishment, leadership and...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

The Simmons Law Firm is once again sponsoring the annual Malignant Mesothelioma Symposium, a conference for the entire mesothelioma community. Alton, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 As part of the Simmons Law Firm's efforts to support mesothelioma research and raise asbestos awareness, the firm is once again partnering with Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to sponsor the 11th annual Malignant Mesothelioma Symposium. The symposium, held this year from June 23-25 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • 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.
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