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2014-06-27 23:07:38

Connect First, an award-winning cloud contact center software provider, has teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and the World Racing League in order to raise money and assist with Habitat’s charitable goals. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, Connect First and the World Racing League (WRL), a grassroots motorsport series created with the idea that road racing be accessible and fun for everyone, are working together to better serve the Front...

2014-06-23 12:21:22

-Furniture Row Racing is proud to support the Christian global humanitarian organization DENVER, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet will have a unique paint scheme for Saturday night's (June 28) NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119749 Truex's car for the Quaker State 400 will be fully wrapped in World Vision colors to create awareness for the Christian global...

2014-06-23 08:31:23

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayfair, an online retailer of home furnishings and decor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. Wayfair enters its third year as a Habitat partner, providing financial support, volunteer mobilization and product donations to help eliminate poverty housing and homelessness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119763 "At Wayfair we believe...

2014-06-10 12:33:41

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Architecture for Humanity turns fifteen, the non-profit design organization, armed with new tools and clear values, recommits itself to the vision on which it was founded, while embracing a changing world with evolving humanitarian challenges. Under new leadership, the organization steps forward into the next fifteen years. Fifteen years ago, Architecture for Humanity was born with a simple idea: that designers could use...

2014-06-09 16:26:33

ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building industry and construction professionals in 35 states across the U.S. have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help build, renovate and repair more than 250 homes in more than 80 communities in one week through the organization's Home Builders Blitz program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116096 "Many of Habitat's most prolific supporters have come from the building community whose members understand the...

2014-06-05 23:12:41

First Federal of Bucks County took a more hands-on approach to addressing the area’s housing needs and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County at a wall building event in Warrington. Bristol, Pa. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Since its founding in 1885, First Federal of Bucks County has helped hundreds of people build their dream homes in Bucks County through low-cost mortgages and other affordable home financing services. On May 17, 2014, though, First Federal of Bucks County...

2014-06-02 08:33:21

Sponsorship includes cash and gifts-in-kind donations to Habitat's Home Builders Blitz IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BigRentz.com is joining building industry professionals in 35 states and more than 80 communities across the U.S. as a sponsor of Habitat for Humanity's Home Builders Blitz to build, renovate and repair more than 250 homes. BigRentz.com has made a $150,000 gift-in-kind donation by contributing rental equipment, such as aerial lifts, material handling...

2014-05-30 23:16:02

World Racing League has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that has helped more than 4 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976. Byers, Colo. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The World Racing League (WRL) has announced a partnership with Habitat for Humanity for the June 7 Connect First Foundation Grand Prix in Byers, Colo. A portion of race proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity, helping to achieve Habitat’s vision of a world where everyone...

2014-05-29 08:32:00

"Raise Your Hand Chicagoland" Event Will Construct 13 Homes for Chicago-area Families CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From May 29 through June 1 at Pioneer Court Plaza, Habitat for Humanity in Chicagoland will host "Raise Your Hand Chicagoland:" an unprecedented building blitz in the heart of downtown Chicago. Volunteers will come together with partner families to complete the initial construction of 13 homes, and immediately following, these new homes will be taken into communities...

2014-05-27 12:28:32

OPIN's design of The Prime Minister of Canada website and SOS Children's Villages website beat out 5000 competitors from 24 countries to win silver in two respective 2014 Summit Creative award categories. OTTAWA, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - OPIN, an Ottawa company specializing in enterprise content management solutions built on Drupal, was recently given international recognition for outstanding creative design. "We are incredibly proud and grateful to have received this...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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