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2015-02-24 23:02:54

Founded July 2013, Joel’s Kids Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to providing education, advocacy and resources to children and families affected by Leukemia.

2013-07-04 23:03:54

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an informational program on "The Journey Back to Independence"

2013-06-08 23:00:07

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an afternoon of line dancing on June 14.

2010-11-11 09:40:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that Lori Benton has been named Vice President & Publisher, for the Scholastic Trade Publishing division.

2010-07-15 08:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced it will build a new office campus as part of a consolidation of its 15 owned and leased facilities to three centralized office campuses.

2009-11-17 10:11:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to media inquiries and an apparent information blackout by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Nicholas F.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.