Latest David Rubenstein Stories

2013-09-24 23:38:50

National pediatric literacy nonprofit Reach Out and Read wins the first-time David M. Rubenstein Prize from the Library of Congress for its groundbreaking work. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 In recognition of its groundbreaking advancement of literacy, Reach Out and Read has won the prestigious new David M. Rubenstein Prize, the top honor among the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. The award, which comes with a $150,000 prize, was presented yesterday in Washington, D.C....

2011-06-14 12:39:00

Gift to Enhance and Expand Museum Experience, including New Permanent Exhibition Gallery, at the National Archives WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Archives has received a $13.5 million gift from philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to enhance and expand the museum offerings at the National Archives. This gift, the largest single contribution ever received by the Foundation for the National Archives, will help create a new permanent...

2011-04-13 05:07:00

Former New Mexico Governor Named to Best Shot Board WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Shot Foundation, a leading organization devoted to fighting the world's deadliest killer of children under the age of five, announced today that recent New Mexico Governor William B. (Bill) Richardson III, has been elected to its Board of Directors. Richardson, former Secretary of Energy and Ambassador to the UN, becomes the sixth board member of the two-year-old foundation,...

2009-02-13 07:23:00

TORONTO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cinram International Income Fund ("Cinram" or the "Fund") (TSX: CRW.UN) today announced that David Rubenstein, its Chief Executive Officer, has decided to resign as a trustee and officer of the Fund after more than fifteen years with Cinram. Mr. Rubenstein has agreed to continue to serve in his current roles until March 31, 2009. "Dave has served Cinram and its stakeholders extraordinarily well for many years. On behalf of the Fund and the board, I...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'