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2014-09-30 16:24:28

"Changing an industry one like at a time" MOORESTOWN, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since conception, MunaLuchi's goal has been to create a voice for multicultural weddings whether there brides or professionals. The wedding industry is a billion dollar industry, unfortunately, representation of multicultural weddings are seldomly showcased. MunaLuchi is proud to be that voice and is more than happy to announce a new achievement! MunaLuchi's Facebook currently has over 108,000...

2014-09-30 16:22:46

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation ("the Company") (NYSE: BBG) announced today that it closed the previously announced sale of the Company's remaining position in the Gibson Gulch natural gas program in the Piceance Basin. The Company also announced that it closed the final transaction of its previously announced sale of the majority of its Powder River Basin acreage, which included an acreage exchange adding 7,856 net acres to its position in the...

2014-09-26 23:02:09

National Foundation for Credit Counseling® Holding Annual Leaders Conference To Discuss Concrete Solutions to Improve Consumers’ Financial Well-Being Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As Americans continue to rebuild their financial lives and re-enter the world of credit, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC®) is hosting its 49th Annual Leaders Conference in Seattle September 28-October 1. Attendees will hear from industry leaders addressing the many...

2014-09-26 12:23:48

New role is added responsibility for vice president of newspaper operations, whose Scripps career has spanned 33 years CINCINNATI, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Smith, a newspaper executive and operations expert with more than three decades of service for The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP), has been named publisher of the Record Searchlight in Redding, California. The new role is effective immediately and will be in addition to his current responsibilities as vice president of...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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