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2014-05-13 08:27:34

American Icon Named Ambassador for Save the Children's Get Ready Get Safe Initiative WESTPORT, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lassie, beloved American icon for generations, is taking on a new role to protect U.S. children from disaster as ambassador for Save the Children's Get Ready Get Safe initiative, the nonprofit organization announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/86918 "We're thrilled that Lassie is joining the team. Who better to show...

2014-05-11 16:21:15

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YWCA Greater Los Angeles, for over 120 years a leader in providing at-risk Southern California youth, families and communities with the tools to achieve successful lives, has introduced Kathy Ireland as its first Ambassador to support their many program and advocacy efforts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140511/86388 "Kathy Ireland, one of the world's greatest examples of self-made success in both business achievement and social...

2014-05-08 23:07:19

Ambassador Eric Goosby, former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and current Professor of clinical medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has been elected to the Accordia Global Health Foundation Board of Directors. Accordia establishes supports and sustains African-owned health institutions, enabling locally relevant research, high quality training and education programs, and delivering essential healthcare services to millions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014...

2014-05-08 16:23:43

In Her New Role, Jagger Attended the Delete Blood Cancer Gala, Which Raised $4 Million for the Cause NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading global beauty company Coty Inc. announced that Georgia May Jagger--supermodel and face of Coty's color cosmetics brand Rimmel and fragrance brand Just Cavalli--has accepted an appointment as the first Coty Global Ambassador in the fight against blood cancer. Coty is founding corporate sponsor of Delete Blood Cancer-DKMS, the world's...

2014-05-08 12:29:19

Papa John's Founder, Chairman and CEO John Schnatter Agrees to Serve as National Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Papa John's International, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is helping The ALS Association raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and boost participation the Walk to Defeat ALS®, which brings hope to those living with ALS and is an opportunity for individuals with the disease and their families and friends to spend a day...

2014-05-07 16:29:53

- He's honored for a standout season that puts him among NBA's most elite HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass brand ambassador Kevin Durant will take to the court tonight in the second round of the NBA Playoffs with a brand-new honorific: the 2013-2014 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player. The MVP award announced Tuesday is Durant's first. "Congratulations to Kevin for a phenomenal season," said BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Manolo Sanchez. "It's an honor to be aligned...

2014-05-06 23:17:48

SimplyG Media Network today announces the release of an interview with ViSalus 3-Star Ambassador Jordan Delacruz on The SimplyG Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Orlando,FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the SimplyG Radio show, interviewed Jordan Delacruz to find out about his business, his physical transformation, and why people should join Delacruz’s Visalus team. Born and raised in Hawaii, Delacruz served 10 years in the United States Army,...

2014-05-01 23:16:23

In addition to sponsoring this worthwhile event, employees of Ambassador Energy will attend for world-class music, dancing, local wines, and ethnic foods - all within the backdrop of one of Southern California's most beautiful private parks on May 3rd, 2014. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Temecula Wine and Music Festival stage is tucked in the ancient oak trees of Vail Lake near the Temecula Wine Country and fans out into a sprawling lawn and pond. It is within an hour’s...

2014-04-30 23:17:13

Non-profit organization, The Veteran Advantage (TVA), selected Ambassador Energy, because of its proprietary training program and its accreditation with the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, providing the ability to train on the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) curriculum, the “gold standard” of the solar industry. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Both companies invite Southern California veterans to apply for scholarships to the inaugural U.S....

2014-04-30 20:23:06

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American News Women's Club announced a new program series--Meet the Ambassadors--at its formal launch featuring the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Washington, Ambassador Roble Olhaye from the Republic of Djibouti. Speaking at the inaugural program at the ANWC's Embassy Row club house, Ambassador Olhaye, whose country is bordered on three sides by Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, told club members and their guests that his country is...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'