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2014-06-07 12:21:13

TORONTO, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Safe swimming and safe splashing mean your kids can have fun when they are in and around the water. This is the message being shared with Canadians during Parachute's Safe Kids Week, June 7 - 14, 2014. With more than 570 children having drowned in Canada in the past 10 years, this message takes on added urgency and is why Parachute is encouraging Canadians to become aware of the importance of water safety in order to prevent drowning and water-related injuries...

2014-06-04 23:12:27

On June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate gather in Buffalo, NY for the annual Girls on the Run 5K. Hyper-Reach – a national provider of emergency alert services to public safety officials – is providing free emergency alert services to Girls on the Run of Buffalo for the event. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle...

2014-06-03 23:17:56

On Sunday, June 8, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate in a 5K for girls in Steuben and Chemung counties. Hyper-Reach is providing free emergency alerts to warn participants and spectators in case of any dangerous situations. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will gather at the Campbell Savona High School, Campbell, NY, for the Girls on...

2014-05-27 23:01:33

On Sunday, June 1st, more than 1,500 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate in Spring Girls on the Run 5K in Flemington, NJ. Hyper-Reach – a national provider of emergency alert services to public safety officials – is providing free emergency alert services to the Girls on the Run organization for the event. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 On Sunday, June 1st, more than 1,500 elementary and middle school girls, their parents,...

2014-05-14 12:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1. "Vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to unbelted motorists," said State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. "Currently, the Commonwealth's seat belt usage rate is 84...

2014-05-08 12:26:32

Snyders named as recipients of the Charles B. Wang International Children's Award LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced today owner Daniel Snyder and his wife, Mrs. Tanya Snyder, will be honored with the Charles B. Wang International Children's Award at the NCMEC annual Hope Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 6 at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. Photo -...

2014-05-02 16:20:56

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - 5514 KM (the car seat importer) and Transport Canada are informing the public of a safety concern related to 618 Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me child car seats, Model FP3000C, manufactured by Team-Tex on August 22, 2013. Issue: During a simulated crash test with a 6-year old test dummy and the restraint in a forward-facing position, the top tether strap tore out of the plastic back and the test dummy's head went forward beyond the allowable limit. Safety...

2014-05-01 20:25:03

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May is traditionally celebrated much like a holiday across America as the beginning of the summer season. Many children begin summer break, families take their first dip in the backyard swimming pool, and vacations long and short revolve around water. Unfortunately the month of May has historically signaled the beginning of a season of drowning tragedies across the United States. Whether it's the backyard or community pool,...

2014-04-28 23:05:37

Hyper-Reach is donating emergency alert services for the Girls on the Run 5K, in Huntersville, NC on Saturday, May 3. This will allow event organizers to send out alerts to everyone who signs up for the service by Friday, May 2, at no cost to either organizers or attendees. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 This Saturday, May 3, more than 7,000 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will gather in Huntersville for the Girls on the Run 5K. And if they...

2014-04-19 23:02:12

Emergency alert systems are not geared to send alerts to out-of-town visitors to events such as marathons, community festivals and other large group gatherings. Now Hyper-Reach is offering a program that provides free emergency alerts for attendees at these types of events. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Thousands of communities across the United States use emergency alert systems to notify citizens of danger and help them prepare for disasters. These systems alert people of weather emergencies,...


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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