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2014-07-02 23:01:51

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has joined with River Region Human Services to support their first ever dance-a-thon to help raise money to purchase school supplies for low income, at-risk children in Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 ACTS is partnering with River Region Human Services for a dance-a-thon fundraiser on July 26, 2014 from 8:00am – 4:00pm at the Comedy Club, located at 11000 Beach Boulevard, Suite 8. The purpose of the...

2014-07-01 12:26:13

$38.4 Million Raised BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year's race on April 21(st), with an expanded field size of 36,000 registered runners, more than 300 organizations received donations in support of their missions. The majority of...

2014-04-15 08:24:34

-- Current President of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to Join the Global Leader in Performing Arts Management -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Artists, the global leader in the performing arts and lifestyle events management, today announced that Michael Kaiser, the outgoing President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will serve as Co-Chairman, effective September 1, 2014. He will serve alongside Barrett Wissman, who will continue...

2013-11-26 23:23:14

"Cheer SF" Cheerleader Performance Kicks-off Goodwill's Annual Donate-a-thon Drive- Goodwill Throws December 31st Block Party to Celebrate, Fund Job Programs and Thank Donors San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Who: Cheer SF, San Francisco Girl Scouts, Goodwill donors, People donating for a last minute 2013 tax break, Goodwill Donation Ambassadors, Goodwill Staff, Costumed Bell Hops, Live 10 Member House Band, Costumed characters (Marilyn Monroe, Macklemore) What:...

2013-10-02 23:02:05

Following an astoundingly successful premiere at Washington's Kennedy Center Concert Hall Sept. 27, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is now touring the U.S. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 ONE OF A KIND. The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra masterfully blends ancient Chinese instruments, such as the 4,000-year-old erhu and 2,000-year-old pipa, with a full Western symphony orchestra in what critics are calling a breakthrough in classical music. Drawing upon the profound culture of China’s...

2013-09-17 23:02:05

San Francisco Ballet, ODC/Dance, Smuin Ballet and others partner with Cancer Prevention Institute of California to Get In Front of Cancer FREMONT, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Bay Area’s most celebrated dance companies are joining together in a one-night-only performance to benefit the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), the nation’s premier organization dedicated to preventing cancer and to reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented. The event will be...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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