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2011-09-07 07:00:00

Vi has announced that on September 1, 2011, Senior Housing Properties Trust agreed to purchase Viâs portfolio of nine Classic Residence rental communities from affiliates of CC-Development Group, Inc. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Vi has announced that on September 1, 2011, Senior Housing Properties Trust agreed to purchase Viâs portfolio of nine Classic Residence rental communities from affiliates of CC-Development Group, Inc. The communities are...

2011-08-20 00:00:31

ATMCASH,an online money transfer service, has joined forces with Remit4Change to collectively reinvest in community development projects and improve the way immigrants send money back home. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 ATMCASH has joined forces with Remit4Change to collectively reinvest in community development projects and improve the way immigrants send money back home. By empowering U.S. residents to make informed decisions, the partnership brings an affordable,...

2011-08-13 00:00:00

Top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver the culinary event of the North Shore Fall season. Proceeds of the evening will benefit Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility, popularity, and prosperity of Evanston's farmers markets. Guests have the opportunity to spend quality time with participating chefs and producers - while savoring their delicious creations! $75/person (includes tasting meal and...

2011-08-09 12:16:12

When you're a tiny creature in a vast ocean it pays to hang out with the right crowd, regardless of whether they are related to you or not, a new study into the amazingly diverse world of marine microbes has found. For bacteria at least, it seems that what matters more than your species identity is whether you have specific genes that let you work with other species to form a functioning community. The study looked at the rich communities of bacteria that form on the surface of a common...

2011-08-03 00:00:29

The Arc, the nation's largest and oldest human rights organization for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, released the following statement from its CEO Peter V. Berns on the passage of the budget and debt ceiling deal in Washington. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 The Arc, the nation's largest and oldest human rights organization for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, released the following statement from its CEO Peter V. Berns on the...

2011-06-15 00:00:26

Dachis Group and Defakto synchronize their organizational efforts to support practitioners of social business in the enterprise. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 On May 24th, SocialBusinessCouncil.org, a peer-to-peer community for social business strategists and practitioners was launched by Defakto, a Dallas based company. Coincidentally, on the same day, the Dachis Group, an Austin based company, announced the evolution of their 2.0 Adoption Council to the Social Business Council....

2011-06-13 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An empty lot, rare in the center of Philadelphia's business district, has suddenly transformed from grass and weeds to 32,000 square feet of produce, flowers, and trees. At a 3 p.m. press conference today onsite, the garden will officially open and 10,000 ladybugs will be released to help control insect pests in the garden's crops. Today, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), Independence Blue Cross (IBC), and Brandywine Realty Trust...

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...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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