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2014-07-22 08:26:47

Professional Athletes Helping to Redirect Some of the $2B in Fantasy Sports Prizes to Deserving Nonprofits BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meaningful Wins, LLC today announced the launch its one-of-a-kind platform targeting the 40 million Americans who play fantasy sports, allowing them to turn their league entry fee into a donation for the nonprofit of their choice. Fantasy players spend an average of 8 hours a week competing for $2 billion worth of prizes. By encouraging...

2014-07-17 08:26:17

Fantasy Premier League Commissioner encourages fans to build their own EPL fantasy leagues for this 2014/15 season LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Germany still celebrates their glorious victory in the recently concluded FIFA World Cup 2014, FanXT, a fantasy sport company, announces the arrival of its commissioner platform for the upcoming Premier League 2014/15 season. Fantasy sport commissioner is something that the American fraternity of fantasy sport is very much...

2014-05-27 12:37:53

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service CONCORD, N.H., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills,...

2014-04-23 16:26:53

Personalized assistance and access to information make shopping easier HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears, a leading integrated retailer focused on making shopping easier for its members, introduces Get Advice, a personalized service powered by Shop Your Way. Get Advice, along with the recently launched Member Assist, uniquely leverages the online and mobile channels that members already use to easily tap into the expertise of Sears' nationwide team of knowledgeable...

2010-01-13 15:24:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Assist America, Princeton, N.J., the premier provider of global emergency services through employee benefit plans, has launched Assist America Mobile, an optimization of the company's website for users of the BlackBerry. Members of Assist America who have a BlackBerry can now view and navigate the Assist America website seamlessly on their mobile devices, without need for resizing or extensive scrolling. The site is fully functional on all modern...

2009-10-28 08:51:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-time Major League Baseball (MLB) Manager of the Year Joe Torre, a cancer survivor, will be featured on this month's episode of Sharing Miracles - a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients. Sharing Miracles airs every Sunday morning on more than 300 television stations nationwide. An iconic figure in baseball, Torre was a noted slugger for the Milwaukee (and later...

Word of the Day
  • 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.