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2014-06-10 12:33:35

Lowe's expands partnership, pledges volunteer support to deliver immediate disaster relief to local communities MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to assist communities impacted by natural disasters, Lowe's today announced a $750,000 grant to the First Response Team of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working alongside local agencies to help save lives in the wake of destruction. The First Response Team uses...

2014-06-05 16:32:17

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBackup, a leading online backup provider, today answered the need for faster data backup by highlighting their IBackup Express service. This service was created to address a growing problem in the business world; companies are generating and storing more and more data, but internet bandwidth is failing to catch up, leaving many businesses without a fast way to back up their critical data to the cloud. IBackup Express tackles this problem...

2014-06-04 23:12:27

On June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate gather in Buffalo, NY for the annual Girls on the Run 5K. Hyper-Reach – a national provider of emergency alert services to public safety officials – is providing free emergency alert services to Girls on the Run of Buffalo for the event. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle...

2014-06-03 23:17:56

On Sunday, June 8, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate in a 5K for girls in Steuben and Chemung counties. Hyper-Reach is providing free emergency alerts to warn participants and spectators in case of any dangerous situations. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will gather at the Campbell Savona High School, Campbell, NY, for the Girls on...

2014-06-02 12:33:00

Coimbatore, India Leads Testing to Help Cities Prepare for Natural Hazards SINGAPORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD CITIES SUMMIT -- In light of the growing threat of disasters from natural hazards such as floods, storms, fires and earthquakes, one growing city is taking the lead in piloting a new tool to assess how prepared cities of all sizes will be when disaster strikes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Coimbatore, India, is the first city to apply...

2014-06-02 08:29:03

DaVERT Shares Emergency Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season DENVER, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is dedicated to sharing important emergency preparedness information for dialysis patients who might be impacted by weather-related emergencies - notably the hurricane season that starts on June 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Over the past...

2014-05-29 23:13:49

Attend this important webinar presented by Regroup and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson to learn best practices in natural disaster preparedness and emergency communications. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd at 11AM PDT/2PM EDT emmy-nominated TV host, reporter and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, along with Stuart Jarvis of Regroup, will present a free webinar entitled “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparation and Communication”. Extreme weather events can...

2014-05-29 08:30:23

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice Hits the Road with New Red Star® Rescue Vehicle, Hosting Emergency Preparedness Clinics as Hurricane Season begins Throughout the Northeast PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season bearing down on the Northeast, beginning June 1, Banfield Pet Hospital and American Humane Association will mobilize its new, 50-foot Red Star(®) emergency rescue vehicle to ensure pet owners and their pets are prepared to weather...

2014-05-28 23:11:05

Critical Emergency Management Information for Faculty, Parents and Community – Also in Spanish – to Be Available on Mobile Devices Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has selected its emergency preparedness mobile app. With three versions planned for faculty, parents, students and the greater community (select versions will also be developed in Spanish), the mobile app will...

2014-05-28 12:36:21

Company's All-Hazards Approach Aids in Preparing for, Responding to Natural and Man-Made Events NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With this spring's severe storms and the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season's official arrival on June 1, Verizon's nationwide networks and the teams that operate them are prepared to continue serving consumers, businesses and government customers. Verizon, which operates highly advanced and reliable wireline and wireless networks, regularly reviews and...


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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