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2014-09-10 12:25:11

-Local Portland Chapter Seeks Guinness Title for Most Concurrent Hopscotch Players; Aim To Highlight Goal to Increase High School Graduation Rate- PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) today announced a world record setting event scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. Described as the World's BIGGEST Hopscotch, nearly a thousand participants will gather at the Rose Quarter Commons to set a new Guinness...

2014-07-30 08:22:31

Castrol® to Donate Up to $1,000 and 1,000 Soccer Balls to Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest WAYNE, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castrol® GTX® High Mileage(TM), the official motor oil sponsor of Major League Soccer (MLS), announced today "Kicks Against Kasey", a charity event at the MLS Experience at Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT. "Kicks Against Kasey" will allow ten lucky fans to shoot a penalty kick...

2014-01-28 16:22:51

Get ready for round 2 of the D/FW Metroplex mayors' 3 point shootout competition in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters and H.O.P.E. Farm, Inc. IRVING, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a spirited match up on the afternoon of January 21, 2014 at SMU's Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX, Dallas Deputy Police Chief Jesse Reyes coached from the sidelines, while honorary team captain Dallas City Councilman Adam Medrano led their team of SMU women's basketball players to victory in round...

2014-01-16 16:23:10

D/FW metroplex mayors' 3-point shootout competition in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters and H.O.P.E. Farm, Inc. LAS COLINAS, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 21, 2014 Mayor Beth Van Duyne of Irving, TX will compete against Mayor Mike Rawlings of Dallas, TX in round one of a 3-point basketball shootout challenge in support of the upcoming Little Big Shot D/FW area fund raising tournament benefiting H.O.P.E. Farm of Fort Worth and the D/FW area Big Brothers Big...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.