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2014-05-29 12:30:15

Rehab of Affordable Housing Development Will Generate Over 110 Union Construction Jobs SALINAS, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today an investment of $16.8 million for the $43.3 million rehabilitation of Gabilan Plaza Apartments, a multifamily development that has provided affordable housing to residents of Salinas, CA, for over 40 years. The all-union rehabilitation work is expected to generate more than 110 union...

2014-05-28 08:26:04

"Responsive Philanthropy" highlights lessons from grassroots organizing, the minimum wage campaign for disabled workers and improving STEM retention among girls WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its spring issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," featuring pieces by top voices in the philanthropic sector. The release closely follows the May launch of "Philamplify," NCRP's initiative to provide...

2014-03-26 08:31:49

Foundation Announces Nearly $4 Million in Additional Grants for Veterans' Housing, Part of Five-Year, $80 Million Commitment ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Home Depot® Foundation announced an additional $3.9 million in grants to organizations across the country that address veterans' housing needs. The recent round of grants brings the Foundation's financial contributions to the issue to $65.7 million since launching its mission in the spring of 2011 of ensuring every...

2014-03-05 20:21:29

NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Mason Tenders District Council: WHO: Justice 4 Homeowners Members of the Mason Tenders District Council, LiUNA WHAT: Public Rally in Support of Quality, Affordable Housing WHERE: Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue (corner of 44(th) Street) WHEN: Thursday, March 6 8:00AM WHY: NYSAFAH is the trade association representing contractors in the affordable housing industry. This...

2014-02-21 23:04:21

Energy efficiency rehab to Main Cross Apartments helps save low-income seniors money on rising utility bill. Mount Sterling, KY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Main Cross Senior Apartments, located in Mt. Sterling Kentucky, have recently been rehabbed and retrofitted to become more energy efficient, reduce energy usage, and to help low-income elderly tenants save money on utility bills. Energy efficient building techniques have been proven to produce savings of upwards of $70 per month on...

2014-02-19 23:23:54

The Do's and Don'ts for Offering Health Insurance Allotments to Employees Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information health insurance allotments. According to Zane Benefits' website, small and mid-size businesses are using a "pure" defined contribution strategy to offer employees an allotment for health insurance, rather than offering employees a specific group health insurance...

2014-01-27 16:20:55

A Nonprofit Building the Skills of Social Sector Organizations and Leaders ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Counterpart International, a leader in global development of the social sector, celebrates its 49th anniversary today. For the last five decades, Counterpart International has partnered with community organizations and leaders around the world to build inclusive and resilient communities - showing immediate and powerful social and economic results. (Logo:...

2014-01-20 23:21:44

CU Students will start first day of spring semester celebrating Martin Luther King Day. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Bishop P.A. Brooks, founder of New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Detroit, where he has served for over 54 Years will speak during a chapel service Jan. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. Bishop Brooks serves as the Second Assistant Presiding Bishop for the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-American Pentecostal Denomination with an estimated 6.5...

2014-01-09 23:25:42

Equity Management's annual food drive collected enough food to fill their entire conference room. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 In December, Equity Management collected enough nonperishable food to fill their entire conference room. The food collected has been donated to The Maryland Food Bank, an affiliate of Feeding America. In addition to the donations to Maryland Food Bank, boxes of food were given to several Equity managed properties with residents in need of assistance....

2013-12-13 23:27:41

The New Organizing Institute has selected SmartCrowdz as the official event management application for its National RootsCamp that is being held in Washington DC this December 13th and 14th. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 SmartCrowdz announced today that the New Organizing Institute (“NOI”) has selected the SmartCrowdz event marketing, management and monetization application as the official app for use by attendees to its National RootsCamp which begins Friday, December 13,...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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