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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" on July 10. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on "The Journey Back to Independence" at 10 a.m. on...

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. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an afternoon of Line Dancing at 2 p.m. on June 14. The community, which is located at 1305 Bailey Lane in...

2011-01-21 14:30:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The news this week that the board of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) voted to terminate an annual lifetime achievement award named for veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas prompted Thomas' new employer to publish a scathing statement in this week's edition of his Falls Church News-Press. Nicholas F. Benton, in his regular national affairs column, titled this week, "The Unsinkable Helen Thomas," denounced the...

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. In her new role, Benton will oversee direction of the publishing program for all imprints of the division. She will assume her new responsibilities January 3, 2011, and report to Ellie Berger, President of Scholastic Trade Publishing. Benton...

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. The changes - expected to take approximately five years to complete - will allow the company to deliver on improvements in productivity, operations, energy efficiency, and overall employee experience. (Logo:...

2009-12-03 14:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the context of the White House Jobs Summit underway today, plans were announced today to re-launch a push for a decades-old, large-scale water diversion project that would create tens of thousands of new jobs, bring massive sums of fresh water to the southwestern U.S., potentially irrigate thousands of acres of arid land, increase planetary respiration to counter global warming, and yield a massive abundance of clean hydro-electric power....

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. Benton, owner of the Falls Church News-Press, a Washington, D.C.-area weekly, confirmed today that his corporation, Benton Communications, Inc., had won a bid from parties that included the SBA in September to obtain the assets of the Washington Blade from its bankrupt parent company for purposes of a seamless...

2009-09-17 13:32:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Falls Church News-Press declared Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds the "clear winner" in a head-to-head debate with his GOP rival Bob McDonnell sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce this morning. The News-Press, according to a statement issued today by its owner-editor Nicholas F. Benton, a witness to the debate, proclaimed Deeds the winner because "Sen. Deeds exhibited passion and empathy and articulated...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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