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2011-04-07 15:41:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The James Beard Foundation announced this week that Kevin Zraly, renowned wine educator, author of the best-selling Windows on the World Complete Wine Course book and former James Beard Award winner has been named the recipient of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, this award is bestowed to those whose lifetime body of work has had a positive and long-lasting impact on the way we eat, cook and/or think...

2011-04-06 06:00:00

...Proceeds will go towards purchasing AEDs for Canadian arenas & communities To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation/nhlpa-beard-a-thon-encourages-fans-to-join-players TORONTO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ - With the postseason beginning next week, many NHL players are set to support a great cause by growing out their playoff beards - and they want hockey fans to join them. The National Hockey League Players' Association...

2011-03-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, MARCH 15: ELECTRIC RAZORS Profile America -- Tuesday, March 15th. One choice men of today have in common with those of times past is whether to shave or grow a beard. Until this week in 1931, if the decision was to shave, the only choice was a wet shave with a safety razor. That's when...

2010-11-08 11:05:00

STERLING, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the never-ending saga between Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno picking back up on November 8, the public has already declared a partial winner: Conan's beard. According to a recent survey by Wahl Trimmers on which talk show personalities would look best with facial hair as a permanent feature, almost twice as many think Conan trumps Leno (13 percent vs. 7 percent). "Not only has Conan been out of work, but he's made it very evident by making...

2010-11-02 10:18:00

STERLING, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, Wahl, a leading manufacturer of grooming products, traveled coast to coast to educate guys on facial hair maintenance and provide free facial hair trims on the Let It Grow Tour. Along the way, for every trim performed $1 was donated to Movember and its beneficiary sponsors, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG. To continue supporting Movember, Wahl will donate an additional $10 to the cause for every Special Edition Wahl...

2010-10-12 15:30:00

Oklahoma City, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) (the "Company") today announced the following changes in its executive management organization. At a special meeting of the Company's Board of Directors held on October 5, 2010, W. M. ("Bill") Beard ("Beard") submitted his resignation as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Beard Company, effective as of that date. The meeting was held, at Beard's suggestion, to consider his request that...

2010-09-22 10:46:00

STERLING, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a plethora of entertainment blogs, gossip magazines and reality shows, Americans today are quick to assess public figures on everything from their flopped movies to their wardrobe choices. A new survey by WAHL (more info at WAHLNation.com), facial hair expert and inventor of the first beard trimmer, finds that facial hair is no exception to this rule. The nation is quick to offer its two cents on the facial hair of some high-profile men...

2010-08-02 07:15:00

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Amanda Beard, the four-time Olympic swimmer and new mom, is finding comfort in the pool with Aqua Sphere. As the new face of the company that's recognized for its high-quality swim products that are as comfortable as they are innovative, Beard's endorsement comes from a lifetime of experience in the water as well as a new lifestyle that places comfort above competition. "We're obviously extremely excited to have Amanda with us," says Oliver...

2010-06-07 15:06:00

BEND, Ore., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The best beards and moustaches in the nation were on display today in beautiful Bend, Oregon at the country's first ever National Beard and Moustache Championships. After a press conference and photo op at the Oxford Hotel at high noon, 189 beardsmen marched from the hotel to the Les Schwab Amphitheater where they later strutted their stuff on a catwalk before a cheering crowd. Contestants were judged by their whiskers, costumes, and overall...

2010-06-07 07:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that it has purchased an additional 7.5357142860% working interest in the Dilworth Field (the "Field") in Kay County, Oklahoma. The purchase was closed on June 3, 2010; however, the effective date of the transaction is May 1, 2010. The purchase price for the assets totaled $900,000 (the "Purchase Price"), with a deposit of $150,000 (the "Deposit") paid at the closing. Beard...


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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