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2010-04-05 09:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes today announced that it will offer consumers the opportunity to help plant trees in areas in need through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying purchase of three Hanes products with mail-in redemption and proof of purchase from April 1 through May 15, Hanes will send the purchaser a free Hanes Earth Day T-shirt and will donate a dollar to The Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying redemption of Hanes...

2010-03-24 07:25:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WORX(R) has a great proposition for folks who want to do something positive for the environment. How about planting a tree for free with just the click of a mouse? WORX has announced its innovative Facebook Fan 30,000-Trees-in-30-Days campaign to celebrate Arbor Day, April 30, 2010, as well as the launch of its new customer-service-driven Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/worxyardtools). For the first 30,000 persons who become WORX Facebook...

2010-02-18 07:17:00

NAPA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bota Box, a portfolio of premium California bag-in-box wines, will team up with the Arbor Day Foundation for the second consecutive year to support U.S. reforestation. This April, Bota Box will reinforce its environmental stewardship by helping the Arbor Day Foundation plant 10,000 trees nationwide. Bota Box will fund the Earth Day reforestation program by donating a portion of its April sales proceeds to the Arbor Day Foundation. In addition, Bota Box...

2009-10-08 15:00:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its one-year anniversary celebration of the official launch of the Tree Campus USA program, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota will plant trees on five college campuses across the United States this fall. The first tree-planting event will be held at the University of Maryland on Sunday, Oct. 11. In the fall of 2008, the Arbor Day Foundation started the Tree Campus USA program to recognize colleges and universities that practice...

2009-06-24 12:00:00

COHOES, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc. is proud to sponsor a tree planting drive with the Arbor Day Foundation. Beginning July 1, 2009 and ending December 31, 2010, Mohawk will host a fundraising event, in collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation, to plant new trees in our nation's forests. Donations can be made at the checkout of Mohawk's new e-commerce site, Mohawkpaperstore.com. For every $1 contributed, the Arbor Day Foundation will plant one new tree, and...

2009-04-23 09:00:00

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol "SER" EDMONTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Serenic Corporation (TSX-V:SER), ("Serenic" or the "Corporation"), a leading publisher of financial management and business operations software for nonprofits, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the public sector, announced today that Serenic Navigator has been selected by the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit conservation organization with a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture and...

2009-04-21 12:20:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation has selected Geneva Mendoza, a fifth-grade student at Maryetta School in Stilwell, Okla., as winner of the 2009 Arbor Day National Poster Contest. The annual contest for fifth-grade students nationwide is sponsored by Toyota and runs in conjunction with the national celebration of Arbor Day -- which will be held Friday, April 24. (Her winning art accompanies this release.) To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2009-04-21 08:30:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Arbor Day on Friday, April 24, ComEd is offering homeowners, community groups and businesses helpful tips for planting the right tree in the right place. This year ComEd plans to spend more than $55 million on trees and tree maintenance across northern Illinois to support the environment and minimize tree-related outages. In 2008, ComEd employees participated in nearly 20 tree-planting activities and to commemorate Arbor Day this year,...

2009-04-20 16:20:00

IRVING, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- "Choosing renewable energy is a personal choice, a statement, and we want it to be an easy and affordable one for our customers to make," said Brian Hayduk, president of First Choice Power. "To further show our support for the Texas environment, we have partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 10 trees on behalf of each customer to help replenish forests destroyed by wildfires." First Choice Power Simply Better Renewable Plan is one the lowest...

2009-04-20 08:00:00

For every signature, Chegg.com and American Forests to plant more trees SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Earth Day and Arbor Day this year, April 20-24, Chegg.com is inviting people to commit to conservation by signing the Greener Earth Pact. By signing the Greener Earth Pact and agreeing to follow through on being more environmentally conscious, Chegg.com will plant up to 10 acres of trees. American Forests will match those efforts, planting an additional 10...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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