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2014-08-11 08:29:44

CVS/pharmacy will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of select Back to School products to Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation, today announced a cause marketing campaign to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign, a new initiative to raise awareness about the critical role of out-of-school time, and empower the next...

2014-08-01 16:22:36

Historic Great Futures Campaign launch declares: "When school's out, Clubs are in." ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) launched Great Futures: the Campaign for America's Kids by taking over Times Square, the Web and communities nationwide with a powerful message - "When school's out, Clubs are in." The day's activities celebrated the Campaign, the largest in BGCA's 100-year-plus history, which calls attention to the...

2014-07-29 16:25:00

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kids Foot Locker Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced today a national partnership encouraging kids to engage in an active lifestyle, helping prepare them for a great future. Kids Foot Locker Foundation and BGCA will challenge kids with a variety of physical fitness activities within select markets this year, urging them to get more active on a daily basis. Promoting a healthy lifestyle that kids can carry into...

2014-07-15 08:30:38

Retailer to Match Customer Donations, for a Potential Total Donation of $1 Million ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced Old Navy's donation drive to support young people in communities across the US. The drive will take place in Old Navy stores nationwide from July 17(th) through July 30(th), during the brand's uniform sale. Old Navy will match customer donations made in stores, up to $500K, bringing the potential total...

2014-07-15 08:25:50

Teens to be Celebrated for Arts Excellence at Recognition Trip in Los Angeles ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is pleased to announce the top youth artists of the Digital Arts Festivals and ImageMakers National Photography Contest, two member competitions from BGCA's arts initiative. This week, the national winners - 18 Boys & Girls Club teens (ages 13 to 18) - will be named during a weeklong, once-in-a-lifetime recognition trip to...

2014-07-09 12:27:20

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort get kids active this summer, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country will host stops for the Triple Play 'Million Minutes in Motion' mobile tour, with a goal of logging one million minutes of exercise with kids this summer. The tour kicked off this week in California, visiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley and the Challengers Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles. The mobile tour will travel to more...

2014-06-12 12:30:54

Denzel Washington Applauds Brett Johnson for Supporting His Hometown Boys & Girls Club BETHESDA, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brett Johnson, CEO of the Brett Johnson Collection, LLC, (BJC) today announced a donation of 100 pairs of athletic footwear from his menswear fashion line to young men participating in the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon. Brett Johnson is committed to giving back to the community and is making the donation to encourage the youth to continue to...

2014-06-04 08:40:31

"Cyber Safe Futures" with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Sprint Educates Parents on Key Cyber Safety Topics ATLANTA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids are growing up in a digital age and keeping up with the latest trends and technology is a part of everyday life. Parents, on the other hand, are oftentimes less savvy than their kids when it comes to cyber behavior. In light of Internet Safety Month in June, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Sprint (NYSE:S) are...

2014-05-29 12:25:05

Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program Designed to Help Kids Stay on Track for the Coming School Year ATLANTA, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced the launch of its Summer Brain Gain program in 1,000 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. Designed to prevent summer learning loss and foster critical creative-thinking skills, Summer Brain Gain has been developed specifically for Boys & Girls Clubs. In addition to the...

2014-05-01 16:36:44

Fattah will participate in the STEM Great Think event, followed by visits to Stanford University and Facebook WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will be in Silicon Valley tomorrow, May 2 to offer remarks and participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) inaugural STEM Great Think event. Fattah, who has been a longstanding proponent of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, has worked closely...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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