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2014-06-18 12:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has announced Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) of Northern Virginia as its fifth CyberPatriot Center of Excellence. CyberPatriot, the nation's largest and fastest growing youth cyber education program, is AFA's flagship science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program dedicated to strengthening cyber skills among American youth. Students in the program also gain...

2014-06-06 20:21:54

CHANTILLY, Va., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by All Dulles Area Muslim Society: ACHN Background ACHN is a volunteer based, non-profit committed to providing patient centered healthcare to uninsured, low-income families. Based in Northern Virginia, ACHN represents the 1st Muslim organized initiative that seeks to provide comprehensive healthcare needs of all qualifying low-income families including those who are not Virginia residents. Although...

2014-06-02 16:23:43

BALTIMORE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agriculture Law Education Initiative has recently launched an Infoline phone number for the agricultural community to call. The Infoline phone number directs callers to legal information resources related to their agricultural operation. The Infoline, (410) 706-7377, is answered by staff at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. "A central goal of the Initiative is to assist in the preservation of...

2014-05-21 23:09:33

BRAiN Experience at Ideaventions in Oakton, VA on par with programs offered at nationally acclaimed universities like Stanford and Duke. Deadline to apply May 30. Oakton, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The combined brainpower of Ursinus College and the innovation of Oakton-based ideaventions are coming together to produce an exceptional BRAiN program that will enrich Northern Virginia and surrounding communities as highly motivated middle school students produce valuable new research....

2014-05-19 23:05:09

For the fifth year in a row, the leading Enterprise Search and Big Data services firm receives the FANTASTIC 50 award. Herndon, Va (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Search Technologies, the leading IT services company dedicated to enterprise search and big data consulting, and implementation search services, is pleased to announce that the Virginia Chamber of Commerce has selected the company as one of Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 businesses. This is the fifth year in a row that Search Technologies has...

2014-05-15 16:26:30

Politicians, Sports Figures and Business Leaders Accept Honorary Board Positions with Fairfax 2015 in Support of World Police & Fire Games FAIRFAX, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Police and Fire Games, Fairfax 2015 (www.fairfax2015.com), coming to the National Capital Region next June, has formed an honorary board of state political leaders, sports stars and the business community. Governor Terry McAuliffe will serve as chairman. He will address the importance of...

2014-05-14 12:21:33

Charging Stations to Offer Washington DC Tourists and Visitors Convenient Location to Charge Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer tourism season has begun in the Washington, DC area and electric vehicle drivers can now plan their trip to DC with another place to easily charge their vehicle. SemaConnect, Inc. announced that they were chosen by Comfort Inn to install an electric vehicle charging station at their Comfort Inn Shady Grove location in Gaithersburg,...

2014-05-13 08:28:57

FAIRFAX, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova, President of Cardinal Bank Kevin Reynolds and Public Safety Officials, Business and Government Leaders for this formal Fairfax 2015 announcement: WHAT: 2015 World Police & Fire Games Campaign Launch News Conference WHEN: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 TIME: 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Fairfax County...

2014-05-07 23:12:33

David MacGillivray’s deep business expertise combined with the SHIFTPOINTS methodology will help clients achieve alignment and growth. http://www.shiftpoints.com/DavidMacGillivray Tysons Corner, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 SHIFTPOINTS® (shiftpoints.com), a strategy consulting firm based in Tysons Corner, Va., announced today that David MacGillivray, has become a partner. In this role, David will serve as an authorized “value-added reseller” of SHIFTPOINTS programs and...

2014-05-07 23:05:34

Deltek named a finalist in the sustainability category, for its environmental leadership and commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today it has been selected by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber) as a finalist for the...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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