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2014-07-17 08:30:15

The Reeve Foundation presented $537,550 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to enhancing care and improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $537,550 in Quality of Life grants to 73 nonprofit organizations nationwide. Conceived by the late Dana Reeve, Quality of...

2014-03-26 08:28:58

To commemorate 15 years since his injury, Remington's event aims to reach $500,000 in funds for spinal cord research BRANT LAKE, N.Y., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years ago, Scott Remington was injured in a logging accident, which left him paralyzed from the waist down. From the moment he learned about his T-9 injury, Scott focused his efforts on raising awareness and funds to support spinal cord research. This March, to commemorate the 15-year anniversary of...

2014-03-05 08:30:32

"Getting It Right" will address challenges and develop smart solutions focused on accessibility during relief and evacuation efforts CHARLESTON, S.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a destructive winter season, Portlight Strategies has teamed up with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to co-host the New Jersey "Getting It Right" workshop, which provides a forum to review and establish procedures for accessibility challenges during relief and...

2014-02-26 16:28:45

The Reeve Foundation presented $500,000 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to curing spinal cord injury and improving care for people living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $500,000 in Quality of Life Grants to 102 nonprofit organizations in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Funded twice yearly,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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