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2011-12-30 19:00:00

A group of the largest internet marketing names in the industry is coming together to raise money for cancer victim, four-year-old Sophie, in order to provide her family with financial relief and moral support. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Internet marketing professionals, known as the “Lords of Internet Marketing,” have been fundraising throughout the past few months for cancer victim, four-year-old Sophie, in order to provide financial relief and moral support...

2009-05-11 06:00:00

BALTIMORE, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope Solution, a 501-C3 nonprofit organization, is announcing its first national 6 hour "Change that Matters" webcast telethon at Sojourner-Douglass College, located in Baltimore Maryland. The telethon will air live on May 16th from 12noon to 6pm, and will raise money to assist victims of toxic poisoning, and provide natural treatment options and dietary supplements. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2008-12-23 14:10:00

DETROIT, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today the Grammy nominated artist, Jonas Brothers, will play a special concert at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on January 18, 2009 to help raise funds for the annual Charity Preview. The 2009 Charity Preview will take place at Cobo Center on January 16 from 6-9 PM. Since its inception in 1976, Charity Preview has raised over $77 million for children's charities in metro Detroit -- over $32...

2008-08-27 06:00:33

By Chris Bond Once these subside, they're usually replaced by an image of Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse's TV comedy characters, Smashie and Nicey, the naff DJs who never fail to mention their work for "chairidee, mate".This might sound a bit harsh and there have, of course, undoubtedly been some great charity records over the years, perhaps none more so than Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? Not only did this sell more than 3.5mn copies in the UK alone, it transformed Bob Geldof...

2005-09-06 02:30:31

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Entertainment industry efforts to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina and the massive recovery effort ahead poured forth during the holiday weekend. The major broadcast networks finalized their plans for an hourlong benefit special, "Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast," to be "roadblocked" at 8 p.m. Friday on a lineup that is expected to include dozens of other cable, satellite and Internet channels. MTV firmed...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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