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2011-07-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Promise, the leading international organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty, and charitybuzz, the leader in online charity auctions, today announced two auctions to be held this summer to benefit Millennium Promise. The auctions will run from July 18 - August 2, and from August 16 - September 13, at www.charitybuzz.com/millenniumpromise. A diverse cross-section of Millennium Promise's friends and supporters has donated auction...

2011-07-11 07:00:00

ATLANTA, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched Atlanta's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. By showcasing unsung heroes, Channel 2 WSB-TV and TPL hope to inspire more people to take an active role in neighborhood conservation, while also providing financial support to local environmental nonprofits. (Logo:...

2011-06-23 14:54:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School (www.iirp.org), in Bethlehem, PA, the world's first graduate school wholly dedicated to restorative practices, was granted accreditation June 23 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The IIRP opened in 2006 and has awarded approximately 80 degrees. Students earn a Master of Restorative Practices and Education or Youth Counseling or a Graduate Certificate...

2011-06-22 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KTVU Channel 2, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for the San Francisco Bay Area's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program that honors volunteers and celebrates conservation. A total of $10,000 will be donated to the winner and finalists' environmental nonprofits of choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) The Cox Conserves Heroes program asks...

2011-06-21 12:16:56

Getting down and dirty is good for you Did you ever make mud pies as a kid? Remember how good it felt to get your hands in the dirt, to run through the sprinkler, and get pollen from a sweet-smelling flower on your nose? Most kids who grow up in cities today never have this experience. But the latest research is about to change all that. Jill Litt, PhD, author and associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Public Health and University of Colorado Boulder has been studying...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by http://www.naturehills.com. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by Nature Hills Nursery, a web-based retailer of plants and gardening products at...

2011-06-01 14:10:00

EXTON, Penn., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, will showcase its orthotics and prosthetics services at The Amputee Coalition of American (ACA) 25th Annual Conference, June 2 - June 4, The Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, MO. Physiotherapy Associates will be located in Booth #206 at this year's event. The Physiotherapy Associates booth will be staffed by members of the orthotics and prosthetics...

2011-06-01 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KTVU Channel 2, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched San Francisco Bay Area's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. By showcasing unsung heroes, KTVU Channel 2 and TPL hope to inspire more people to take an active role in neighborhood conservation, while also providing financial support to local environmental nonprofits. (Logo:...

2011-05-31 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for San Diego's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. PT on June 6. A total of $35,000 will be donated to the winner and finalists' environmental nonprofits of choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Sponsored locally by Think Blue San Diego, the program seeks the public's help...

2011-05-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in a professional sporting event in the U.S., the USA Pro Cycling Challenge today announced the donation of the competition's presenting title sponsorship to Millennium Promise, the leading international non-profit organization solely committed to helping end extreme poverty. With the new official title "USA Pro Cycling Challenge for Millennium Promise," this donation will introduce the organization's life-saving work to the...


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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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