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2014-07-02 23:02:10

Sunday’s ‘All Things Health’ radio show features Jeff Franklin of 101 Mobility Columbus and Fran Ryan of the Senior Services Roundtable of central Ohio. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 What:    Tune-in this Sunday to hear the discussion between Jeff Franklin, owner of 101 Mobility Columbus, and Fran Ryan, chair of the Senior Services Roundtable. In this segment of 98.9 The Answer’s All Things Health conversation will focus on how these two local resources...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-05-27 12:32:26

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Scott's Ride for Miracles benefiting Children's Miracle Network at the Midtown Medical Center raised $215,500, the Columbus Regional Medical Foundation announced Tuesday. This updated total includes donations that were collected on the motorcycle trip, sponsorships, and from their website. Anyone can make a donation to the 2014 Scott's Ride for Miracles by logging onto the event's website at www.rideformiracles.com. To...

2014-05-20 08:27:54

HGTV's Scott McGillivray and the Aflac Duck Swap Tips and Tricks in New Commercial and via Social Media COLUMBUS, Ga., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, unveiled its newest television commercial called "The Duck's DIY Project" during "The Voice Season Finale Part 1," which aired last night at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100423/CL92305LOGO As an extension of the "FORE! Days"...

2014-05-14 08:30:28

Tools provide benefits best practices and health care reform education COLUMBUS, Ga., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the U.S., today announced that it has launched a suite of resources featuring health care reform and benefits-related information specifically designed for small-business owners. Aflac developed these resources and tools to help small-business owners better understand the complexities of the changing health care...

2014-05-02 12:21:05

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 15 motorcycle riders will join Columbus businessperson Scott Ressmeyer this year for the sixth "Scott's Ride for Miracles" to benefit Children's Miracle Network (CMN) at Midtown Medical Center. Once again, Ressmeyer and the riders will travel to the 48 contiguous states in 21 days, raising awareness of the outstanding work of Children's Miracle Network hospitals and raising funds for the Children's Hospital at Midtown...

2014-04-24 08:34:53

Corporate Giving Highlights Release of Company's 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report COLUMBUS, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, insuring more than 50 million people worldwide, announced today its corporate giving for the treatment and research of childhood cancer exceeded $87 million in 2013. This figure incorporates funds that have been given by the company, its independent sales force, employees and...

2014-04-11 23:04:27

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Columbus. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 With a population that has grown by 3% in the past two years, figures show that the crime rating for Columbus, Ohio is also on the up. NeighborhoodScout has graded the city with just a 7/100 rating, with 100...

2014-03-10 16:28:01

One of only 4 to be recognized with prestigious award for its contributions to Central Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Columbus, Central Ohio's convention and visitor's bureau, presented Hollywood Casino Columbus with an EXPY Award at its annual meeting on March 4(th) at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Hollywood Casino Columbus was one of just four honored with EXPY Awards at this year's meeting. The annual EXPY award recognizes outstanding...

2014-02-27 08:29:44

Ranked No. 1 in the Insurance: Life and Health Category COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States and a 2013 FORTUNE Blue Ribbon Company, has again been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. This is the 13th time that Aflac has appeared on this prestigious list. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives,...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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