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2014-09-13 16:20:05

Eckrich Partners with Operation Homefront, Jewel-Osco and 'The King' Richard Petty to Honor a Special Family LISLE, Ill., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich continued to celebrate its 120(th) anniversary on Friday by honoring a special military veteran and his family in a way only Eckrich can. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140913/145973 Veteran Army Specialist Raymond Goss, his wife, Jennifer, and their two young children were in need of a new car, but they never...

2014-08-29 20:21:20

Peter Theodoracopoulos Named Honorary Crew Member of Famed No. 43 Eckrich Team LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta. NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty surprised Navy Counselor 2(nd) Class (AW) Peter Theodoracopoulos and his family with the opportunity to be honorary crew members of his No. 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup race team this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Petty gave...

2014-08-15 08:21:07

Surprised by NASCAR Star Aric Almirola, Marine Veteran Daniel Wright Sees His Art Come to Life LISLE, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return. After being told that he was designing a scheme for a diecast model car to be given to fellow military families aided by Operation Homefront, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola pulled up in a full-size replica No. 43...

2014-08-04 12:21:05

Two of America's Most Beloved Past Times Combine as Racing Meets Bowling; LONG POND, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, two of America's great past times, racing and bowling, came together as GoBowling.com served as title sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. The race was won by Dale Earnhardt Jr, his third victory of the season and the 21st of his career, and his first season sweep at a track since Talladega Superspeedway in 2002. The race...

2014-07-25 12:21:15

Samuel Sawyer Receives New Custom No. 43 Eckrich Power Wheelchair LISLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in the Navy for over 25 years. Friday, Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports honored the family and Samuel with an unexpected gift at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130369 Samuel, 11,...

2014-07-23 12:26:11

In Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of his Inaugural NASCAR Victory at Pocono Raceway, "The King" will Serve as Grand Marshal While RPM Driver Aric Almirola will Drive the GoBowling.com 400 No. 43 Fusion LONG POND, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic moment that bridges two of America's great past times, racing icon Richard Petty will return to Pocono Raceway to serve as Grand Marshal of the GoBowling.com 400. The event will celebrate both the GoBowling.com 400 and...

2014-06-26 20:21:50

O'Dell Family Enjoys an Ultimate Cookout Experience from Infield Motorcoach LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway on Thursday afternoon. So, imagine their surprise when they walked into a luxury motorcoach and were greeted by Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Almirola was there to thank O'Dell and his wife for their...

2014-06-05 20:22:18

Eckrich and Weis Markets Give Back to Injured Vet and Family; Will Walk in Richard Petty's Shoes LISLE, Ill. and TANNERSVILLE, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Sergeant Randy Gray and his family will be treated like royalty this weekend at the Pocono Raceway thanks to Eckrich, Weis Markets and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). Gray, a member of the National Guard will be a guest of Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95115...

2014-04-04 16:21:55

Eckrich with Help from Richard Petty Motorsports Driver Aric Almirola Honor and Assist Military Family LISLE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the smoke of burning rubber and Eckrich smoked sausage on the grill came the surprise of a lifetime for Army Sergeant Ralph Harroff and his family Friday morning in Ft. Worth, Texas. Eckrich, through its partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports and Operation Homefront, surprised Harroff and his family at a Kroger grocery store...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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