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2014-07-28 08:25:13

Month-Long Fundraiser Will Kick-Off With Event at Fenway Park FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, leading convenience and gasoline retailer, today announced the launch of its 2014 Cups for Kids campaign, a month-long fundraiser that will benefit pediatric care programs at several hospitals throughout the Northeast. During the month of August, five cents from every iced coffee or Chill Zone beverage purchased at specified locations will go directly to...

2014-07-21 16:22:38

APPALACHIA, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex ("Cumberland River"), located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, Ky. Cumberland River comprises two underground operations and related facilities. The mining complex previously shuttered two contract mines during the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO "With this move, we are actively...

2014-07-09 16:22:11

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Potomac Edison's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from seven area stores. Participating outlets include the following Martin's and Giant Eagle locations in Allegany, Frederick and Washington counties: Allegany County Martin's #6003 739...

2014-05-06 08:31:10

Payment Program Celebrates Huge Savings Milestone And Will Now Offer Exclusive In-Store Rewards To Mobile App Users FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, a leading convenience and gasoline retailer, today announced that its customers have saved $10,000,000 on gas since the launch of its free SmartPay Check-Link(SM) payment program in January 2013. The program lets customers pay for gas and in-store purchases using their mobile phones or with a payment card....

2014-02-12 23:31:01

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a non-profit independent school for students with special needs is hosting an annual fundraiser. The event is entitled “Red Carpet Gala” and will be held on March 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Special needs school Cumberland Academy of Georgia was interviewed this week about the upcoming fundraising event on March 1, 2014. The Gala is an annual event for Cumberland, a school for Asperger’s and other learning differences. The...

2014-01-17 23:22:14

Cumberland Academy of Georgia hosted the school’s annual students versus faculty basketball game. Parents and friends of the academy cheered on students as they played against a tough opponent, their teachers. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a special-needs school serving students with high-functioning Autism, Asperger’s, learning disabilities, ADD and ADHD, hosted the annual special basketball game in December. All Cumberland students participated...

2013-11-26 23:01:31

Cumberland Academy of Georgia welcomed Frito-Lay/Atlanta West Zone employees to the school. Employees from Frito-Lay gave a day of service to assist the school. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Atlanta’s premier school for special needs students, welcomed Frito-Lay/Atlanta West Zone to the academy. Since Cumberland purchased the school building in May 2013, the academy has been renovating to accommodate continued growth in number of students....

2013-09-08 23:03:36

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Atlanta’s premier school for students with learning disabilities, announces a special community ceremony in honor of September 11. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia students are able to experience a wide variety of academics and life skills. In addition to academic studies, students are encouraged to demonstrate gratitude, respect and a sense of community. Cumberland announced today a special ceremony that will take...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'