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2014-09-18 08:29:08

Voters Can View Candidates Own Words on Social Security, Medicare, Financial Security, Caregiving WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the nonpartisan AARP released voter guides featuring positions from Senate, Congressional, Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates - in their own words - on critical issues including Social Security, Medicare, and financial security. Voters of all ages may view the voter guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote....

2014-09-03 12:26:41

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the name of the new cable company that will be spun off from Comcast upon completion of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast - Charter transactions. The company referred to as "SpinCo" or "Midwest Cable LLC" will be known as GreatLand Connections Inc. "We are pleased to publicly announce the name of...

2014-09-02 12:23:04

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits in OC ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Frank Capolupo as Orange County's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. He was announced as the winner at an event held at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach. As part of the event, Cox employees volunteered to help cleanup and mulch trails. The Cox Conserves Heroes program recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or...

2014-09-02 08:30:55

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Final Exit Network is a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates for the right of competent adults to have full control over their end of life choices. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141604 AARP is an organization that advocates for people over 50 years old. They have been instrumental in many legislative initiatives that have improved the lives of seniors. However, they have rejected the request of the Final...

2014-08-28 20:22:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania released the following statement in response to federal officials today approving a waiver to expand Medicaid for Pennsylvania: "AARP Pennsylvania is pleased that an agreement has been reached to provide health coverage to more than 500,000 hard-working Pennsylvanians - including 90,000 residents age 50-64 - many of whom are either between jobs or in jobs without health coverage. AARP Pennsylvania was one...

2014-08-27 16:22:44

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Mel Lions as San Diego's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his nonprofit of choice, the San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project will receive $10,000. The Cox Conserves Heroes program recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Lions cultivates, empowers and educates sustainable food communities within...

2014-08-27 08:25:20

Water Fest Sweepstakes Starts August 26 MT. AIRY, Ga., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Springer Mountain Farms, a Georgia-based poultry producer known for its flavorful chicken raised without antibiotics, and multi-Grammy nominated Bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent (D&V) present their first Water Fest Bluegrass Sweepstakes. One lucky winner and a guest will have the chance to win a Valentine's cruise in the Western Caribbean, Feb. 14 until Feb. 19, 2015. Photo -...

2014-08-26 12:33:09

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits in Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Rebecca Claassen as Santa Barbara's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As her nonprofit of choice, the Environmental Defense Center will receive $10,000. Inspired by her two-year old daughter, Claassen used her healthcare background to educate local citizens on the impact of toxins in the local water supply. She's been...

2014-08-21 16:23:33

Martha Stewart, Arianna Huffington, Emilio Estefan, Patti Austin, Stars Of "The Doctors", Mavis Staples, Valerie Harper, John Mellencamp, Erin Brockovich Among Those Headlining AARP's Inaugural Ideas@50+ National Event And Expo WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will host its first Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center, September 4-6, 2014. As the leading organization for people over 50 with nearly 38 million members, AARP's...

2014-08-20 12:24:44

CARMEL, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that journalist and activist Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom will return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 11(th) Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. More than 1,500 people are...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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