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2011-01-26 07:13:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it helped raise $175,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.StJude.org) at the 40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The winning bid for SPX's donated Ford Mustang FR500S race car was placed on Friday, January 21 and was among the highlights of this year's auction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/DE36568 ) "With our deep...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that the company is donating a 2008 Ford Mustang FR500S race car to be auctioned off at the 2011 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, with proceeds going to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.StJude.org). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/DE31118 ) The highest bidder will win the Ford FR500S Mustang racecar, along with an opportunity to compete in...

2011-01-14 12:29:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, January 17-23 at West World of Scottsdale, will have the chance to enter and win a REDSTER Sony Audio Pack, worth more than $2,000, courtesy of AutoTrader Classics, the best place for classic car enthusiasts to fuel their passion for classic cars. Attendees to the auction can enter at the AutoTrader Classics booth, number 13 A-D. The prize package includes a receiver with...

2010-11-18 06:57:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world's largest event security firm, and its Special Events II division recently announced its 2-year contract to provide services for the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in three cities: Scottsdale, Arizona, West Palm Beach, Florida, and Orange County, California. Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to...

2010-06-16 15:47:00

Third Project American Heroes car to be debuted at the Orange County Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nothing says America quite like the image of a classic muscle car gliding down an empty highway. Much of the American psyche is built on images of the iconic hot rods of the '60s and '70s and the memories they stir up. In the same light, the foundation of American patriotism rests upon the men and women of our armed services...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.