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2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...

2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-26 16:27:51

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, Other Mental Health Advocates To Participate In NAMI's "National Day Of Action For Mental Health" WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, today announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4(th) during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the...

2014-08-22 23:05:48

United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., will be a featured speaker at 5th International Factoring Congress, sponsored by the Polish Factors Association at the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw, Poland on September 19, 2014. Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., will be a featured speaker at 5th...

2014-08-20 23:06:08

Due to overwhelming demand from its event attendees, SAE International will be launching two new applications for all mobile devices including smart phones and tablets. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Due to overwhelming demand from its event attendees, SAE International will be launching two new applications for all mobile devices including smart phones and tablets. The two event apps, created for SAE Convergence and the Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress (COMVEC), will...

Dr Holly Gilbert - The Moody Sun Lecture
2014-08-18 03:00:32

Rob Gutro, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center The public is invited to a free talk called “The Moody Sun” with Dr. Holly Gilbert in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 19 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Dr. Gilbert will speak about the ever-changing sun, focusing on solar storms and how these dynamic phenomena interact with the Earth. She will describe how space weather is generated on the sun and how it impacts us....

2014-08-18 08:22:22

International ATM Event Recognized with Top Honors by Eventoplus Awards in Spain MADRID, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World ATM Congress's first edition in 2013 recently won the top prize at the Eventoplus Awards. Out of 159 submissions, World ATM was awarded gold as the Best Congress overall. It's highly unusual for a first-time event to receive such accolades. As subsequent editions continue to grow, Madrid provides the perfect backdrop to showcase the industry's best practices,...

2014-08-18 04:21:55

ISTANBUL, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most influential Digital and Tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Webit Global Congress is the most influential digital and tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia attracting over 10'000 attendees from the record breaking 110 countries. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/701232-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/701232-b ) It...

2014-08-14 23:04:18

Company Will Showcase Automated Employee Scheduling Software for Public Safety, Corrections, and Law Enforcement Agencies in Booth #1127 Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software for corrections facilities, will exhibit at the 144th American Corrections Assocation ACA Congress of Correction in Salt Lake City UT on August 15 – 20, 2014. The company will showcase its automated employee scheduling software solution at Booth...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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