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2014-09-29 12:34:20

- Cornell University Freshman and son of injured NYPD Officer, Jason Shandler, to Receive First Annual Vincent Bennett Scholarship - NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) tonight will host its second annual Hero Awards Gala at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. During the event, the NLEAFCF will honor Emanuele A. Conti CEO of Kroll with the Corporate Hero of the Year Award and NYPD Commissioner...

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...

2014-09-02 23:02:58

Commissioner of the Mayor's Office Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, Broadway Actors and Children’s Authors Bring Stories to Life for Children and Families at Barnes & Noble Tribeca, Debut of “ABC Food, Family & Me,” a Collection of Stories and Illustrations by Children of the Brooke Jackman Foundation New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 To commemorate the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the Brooke Jackman Foundation (BJF), a children’s literacy...

2014-08-22 16:22:14

Alvaro Concha, Colombia's Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011 Discusses the Past Three Years Following Anniversary of the Colombia-Canada FTA and Prospects for the Future NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, (www.investorideas.com) a global news source covering leading sectors including Latin American stocks, issues an exclusive Q&A with Alvaro Concha, Proexport Colombia Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011. Mr. Concha...

2014-08-20 16:23:20

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Annual Report of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, the Honourable Jean-Pierre Plouffe, C.D., was tabled in Parliament. The Commissioner provides independent external review of Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) operational activities to determine whether they complied with the law and protected the privacy of Canadians. Mr. Plouffe is a retired judge of the Superior Court of Quebec and the Court...

2014-08-17 23:02:31

Florida Polytechnic University leaders, Governor Rick Scott, IST Building Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava and more than 1000 supporters and new students were on-hand to celebrate the launch of Florida's newest university, dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University is now officially open and ready to welcome its Inaugural Class. Florida’s newest state university held a public LAUNCH...

2014-08-07 23:11:36

Former OHCA Commissioner adds CON, ACA expertise to portfolio of consulting services Hamden, Connecticut (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors (VantagePointconsult.com) has increased their capability, adding depth and breadth to their team with the hire of Cristine Vogel, M.P.H., as a senior consultant. She will be assisting clients with strategic planning and marketing initiatives in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the Certificate of Need (CON)...

2014-08-01 20:20:46

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Choose Colorado Tour - a 27-day, statewide road trip to celebrate food and produce that is grown in Colorado - hit the road today, as Colorado Proud members, government officials, agricultural experts and the community gathered in front of the History Colorado Center, to launch the second annual, community-to-community tour across the state's agricultural landscape. Speakers included Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar;...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-07-17 08:26:17

Fantasy Premier League Commissioner encourages fans to build their own EPL fantasy leagues for this 2014/15 season LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Germany still celebrates their glorious victory in the recently concluded FIFA World Cup 2014, FanXT, a fantasy sport company, announces the arrival of its commissioner platform for the upcoming Premier League 2014/15 season. Fantasy sport commissioner is something that the American fraternity of fantasy sport is very much...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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