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2010-05-17 11:23:00

Approach Achieves Better Outcomes for Children and Families in the Child Protective Services System DENVER, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Ohio will expand to 15 additional counties a pilot project that gives caseworkers the freedom to use an alternative approach to reports of child abuse and neglect and which results in better outcomes for children and families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) From fall 2007 through December 2009, the...

2010-05-10 11:03:00

Basic Human Rights a Priority Over Immigration Status of Children and Their Parents DENVER, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Humane Association believes that all children need protection, and that when it comes to child welfare, all children are deserving of services, regardless of their immigration status, nationality, ethnicity or country of origin, or the documentation status of their parents. Immigrant children and children from immigrant families who are involved in the...

2010-03-31 16:53:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- At its 2010 National Sales Conference held in early February, leading bank broker-dealer Investment Professionals, Inc. (IPI) announced a $50,000 donation by IPI senior management and financial consultants to Court Appointed Special Advocates for children of San Antonio (CASA) - the largest single corporate contribution since CASA San Antonio was founded in 1984. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100331/DA79806) Judges appoint child...

2010-02-03 10:22:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An orphanage here in Haiti, which we will not name in order to protect the children living there, was already providing a home to more than 150 orphans prior to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th. Now the number of children has expanded to include those who have recently been orphaned or temporarily separated from their families due to the earthquake, and that number far exceeds the facility's capacity to...

2010-01-27 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. It has practically nothing. Although the U.N. and other international relief agencies are there, they are mostly stationed where the quake hit the hardest. Orphans International Worldwide Haiti in Cyvadier (www.oiww.org), located just outside Jacmel in the Southern Province, survived the earthquake unscathed. An upcoming benefit in New York City will allow the project to grow. Currently,...

2010-01-27 11:44:00

CALIFANO CONTINUES AS CHAIRMAN NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that William H. Foster, PhD, Dean of Maine's Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, will become President and Chief Executive Officer of CASA on February 28, 2010, succeeding Joseph A. Califano, Jr., the former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare who founded CASA in 1992. Califano will continue to...

2010-01-25 10:12:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.-based, Maison Fortune Orphanage Foundation, has announced plans to drastically expand their Haiti-based Maison Fortune Orphanage. The strategic expansion plans were made in an immediate effort to accommodate growing need after the recent devastating earthquakes. The Orphanage, located near the city of Hinche, seeks to provide immediate and lasting stability in a sea of unimaginable turmoil. This planned expansion will drastically increase...

2010-01-22 12:22:00

OTTAWA, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ - In response to the devastating January 12th earthquake in Haiti, Politics Watch(R) (http://www.PoliticsWatch.com) donated $1,000.00 to the "Holy Name of Mary Food Fund" as part of the "Let's help rebuild an orphanage in Haiti" campaign. The Holy Name of Mary Food Fund, a registered charity established by Mr. Frank Chauvin, has been operating an orphanage in Port au Prince since 1987. It houses 70 girls. To assist in rebuilding the orphanage, send donations to:...

2010-01-13 14:33:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends of the Orphans, a Chicago-based nonprofit that supports a network of Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for "Our Little Brothers and Sisters") homes and their outreach programs in nine Latin American and Caribbean countries, including Haiti, is currently assessing the damage from Tuesday's 7.3 magnitude Haitian earthquake and responding swiftly with aid and support. As the organizations mobilize efforts, they are requesting monetary donations...

2009-12-22 10:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Safe Place and Southwest Airlines announce Rachel Lloyd, founder and executive director of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) as the 2009 HEROES for Youth award recipient. Southwest Airlines sponsors the HEROES for Youth award, established by National Safe Place to recognize individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution nationally to the services provided to at-risk youth. Lloyd had been sexually...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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