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2011-08-02 11:30:00

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teletrac customers gain important new advantages with today's release of Fleet Director 8.5, the latest version of Teletrac's industry-leading fleet management telematics solution. Managers can now improve critical profit-and-loss factors such as fuel consumption and safety performance by using new trending analytics in Fleet Director 8.5 to instantly spot performance peaks and valleys over any recent three-month period. Fleet Director...

2011-07-29 09:00:00

Tiny Prints, an Online Stationery Company, Partners With March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., JULY 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expecting a baby often means a lot of personalized stationery -- shower invitations, birth announcements, and thank you notes to name a few. Now, new and expectant moms can spread the word about their bundles of joy while helping a worthy cause that gives other babies a healthy start in life. Tiny Prints, an online stationery company that offers...

2011-07-26 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TripIt, the leading mobile trip organizer from Concur (Nasdaq CNQR), today revealed the portrait of a 21st century frequent traveler, based on a survey conducted among more than 3,100 of its users. TripIt asked participants about their preferred technology, how often they travel, how they book, who they share their trips with and what they do for fun. The results indicate that smartphones have become ubiquitous with travel, and that while road...

2011-07-19 09:22:00

"Be a Hero For Babies Day®" Raises $2.75 Million for March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In communities across the country, Farmers Insurance Group and its agents organized local telethons, golf outings, poker tournaments, gourmet dinners, carnivals and even a Zumba-thon and raised $2.75 million in a one-day fundraiser called Be a Hero for Babies Day benefiting March of Dimes programs to give every baby a healthy start in life....

2011-07-05 23:01:00

New Online Center Consolidates Information to Make Free Material Easier to Access WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes has launched a new online Prematurity Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) that combines all its valuable materials on prematurity into one section of its web site. The PPRC offers the web's most comprehensive source of online information on prematurity and prematurity prevention. It includes the most current information from the...

2011-06-29 13:07:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating another Farmers Insurance Be a Hero For Babies Day, a group of March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance volunteer moms, dads and their newborns appeared on NBC's "Today Show" this morning. Wearing the March of Dimes signature purple and white colors, the group congratulated Farmers Insurance employees, agents, and district managers nationwide with the hope of matching last year's historic one-day fundraiser that brought...

2011-06-27 15:21:00

Company is #1 Fundraiser for March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kmart customers and associates raised a generous $8.7 million this year to support the March of Dimes March for Babies®, and organized the first-ever "Babies on Broadway" event that showcased efforts to give every baby a healthy start in life. This year's fundraising efforts bring Kmart, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings, and the March of Dimes...

2011-06-20 11:53:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two business leaders from the insurance and child care industries have been elected to the March of Dimes national Board of Trustees. David Travers from Farmers Insurance and David H. Lissy of Bright Horizons Family Solutions were elected at Friday's board meeting. They join a distinguished group of more than 30 trustees who support the 73-year-old foundation. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers, represent the...

2011-06-20 11:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LaVerne Council, a longtime March of Dimes volunteer leader and Board member, was elected chair of the organization's national Board of Trustees. "Whether it was collecting dimes as a young girl, serving on our Board for the past six years or co-chairing of the 2011 March for Babies, LaVerne Council has spent her life sharing her time, talents and resources with the March of Dimes," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the...

2011-06-20 10:44:00

TSX: SPD www.silverpredator.com VANCOUVER, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Predator Corp. TSX: SPD (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed an option to acquire a 100%-interest in 125 State of Alaska mining claims comprising the Illinois Creek silver-gold district located in west-central Alaska. The past-producing Illinois Creek Mine lies in the southern Kaiyuh Mountains in west-central Alaska about 30 kilometers east of the Yukon River and the small village of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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