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2011-01-26 13:46:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. EST on January 31 at CoxConservesHeroes.com. Following the nomination stage, finalists will be selected...

2011-01-20 15:14:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democracy Cafeteria: A new research study reveals that Americans think the nation's issues cannot be fixed by politicians and policy, that citizens are largely responsible for moving the nation in the right direction, and that they are not fulfilling that responsibility. The nationwide study Politics and Civil Society was conducted four weeks after the mid-term election of November, 2010. Despite election results that led to a shift in...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know an everyday hero who is making great strides today to ensure a greener tomorrow? Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Sponsored in Virginia by Casey Auto Group, Cox Conserves Heroes honors...

2011-01-04 00:00:39

National Greenhouse Co. is proud to announce that it will be donating one Cultivator Premier Greenhouse Kit to a deserving community garden for its 2011 Community Garden Greenhouse Give-A-Way Contest. All communities across the United States are encouraged to enter the contest. Northglenn, Colorado (Vocus/PRWEB) January 03, 2011 National Greenhouse Co. is proud to announce that it will be donating one Cultivator Premier Greenhouse Kit to a deserving community garden for its 2011 Community...

2010-12-02 11:20:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KIRO 7 and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announced that Jan Holmes is Western Washington's 2010 Cox Conserves Hero. She was shortlisted for the award from a long list of local nominees, selected as a finalist by local environmental leaders and ultimately named as the Hero after receiving the most votes in an online public poll. Holmes has selected WSU Island County Beach Watchers to receive the $5,000 award. (Logo:...

2010-12-01 13:25:00

New LISC Guide Focuses on High-Impact Green Design, Capital Improvements and Operations NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is helping child care centers "go green" with a new resource guide detailing environmentally sound building and facility management practices tailored specifically to the needs of this sector. It's the latest guide from LISC's Community Investment Collaborative for Kids (CICK), a national program...

2010-10-14 07:57:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) along with its lead community partners from Avenue CDC in Northside and Independence Heights Redevelopment Council (IHRC) in Independence Heights will today present neighborhood revitalization plans to Mayor Annise Parker during an event focused on creating a healthier future for both areas. These comprehensive plans focus on: Rebuilding physical infrastructure and developing housing,...

2010-10-11 12:27:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- KIRO 7, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced finalists for Western Washington's 2010 Cox Conserves Heroes program. The winning Hero, to be chosen by an online public vote, will be awarded $5,000 to donate to the environmental nonprofit of his or her choice. The four finalists each will receive $1,250 to donate to their nonprofits of choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) (Logo:...

2010-10-01 19:40:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Maven Biotechnologies today announced that the company has been awarded $1.96 million by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the NIH, to support the commercialization of their LFIRE(TM) imaging technology for label-free protein microarrays and cell-based assays. The highly competitive grant was awarded to Maven through the federal stimulus package initiative for Biomedical Research, Development, and Growth to...

2010-09-27 13:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has elected JPMorgan Chase executive Karen Parkhill to its national board of directors. LISC is the leading national community development support organization, with $9.7 billion invested in the lasting revitalization of low-income communities. Parkhill became chief financial officer of Chase Commercial Banking in 2006 after serving as a managing director in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan,...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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