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2014-07-14 12:26:58

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families, recently recognized 735 volunteers, including 88 individuals who reached 5-, 10- and 15-year service milestones in their volunteer work with members of the community at the organization's four Pennsylvania locations - Erie, Lemoyne, Pittsburgh and Warrendale. "We are so grateful for the many individuals who donate their time to support children and adults after...

2014-07-07 08:23:54

CITGO Marketer Sponsors Erie Bike Rally to Help Local Homeless Shelter ERIE, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Country Fair, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum have teamed up to support the eighth annual Roar on the Shore charitable bike rally hosted by the Manufacturer and Business Association. Taking place July 16-20 in Erie, Pa., Roar brings together more than 100,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation to experience the best of the Great Lakes...

2014-06-10 23:08:09

Winning Schools and Nonprofits Earn Fundraising Bonus, Top Recycler Overall Receives $5,000 ERIE, Pa. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 More than 1,100 participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble™,” a friendly one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory®. From February 1 to April 30, FundingFactory participants competed to recycle the largest quantity of electronic waste (e-waste). FundingFactory, the nation’s largest...

2014-03-17 12:22:46

Local CITGO Retailer Raises $1 Million for MDA Chapters Across the Region ERIE, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb. 28, local CITGO Retailer Country Fair, Inc. hit a major fundraising milestone by raising $1 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Bill Donor, a regular customer at the Country Fair location on Peach St. in Erie, Pa., purchased a paper shamrock as part of the CITGO Retailer's 11th Annual 'Make a Muscle, Make a Difference' shamrock campaign and...

2014-02-09 23:02:02

Nonprofit Medicaid health plan network doubles since 2010. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The Family Health Network (FHN), a nonprofit health plan serving Medicaid recipients, has seen its network of providers double over the last three years, from 2,078 primary-care physicians, specialists, hospitals and clinics in 2010 to 4,299 at the close of 2013. The FHN network grew by nearly 15 percent in 2013, sustaining the dramatic growth spurt since 2010. Key additions to the...

2013-11-22 23:40:37

Zion Health announces unique Detox Plan featured at Whole Foods Co-op in Erie Pennsylvania- Kanwa Minerals Detox Tea serves as a gentle natural detox remedy for daily consumption. San Francisco, Calfornia (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Zion Health, a company specializing in detox clay-based nutritional products is proud to announce the arrival of their all-natural organic Kanwa Healing Minerals Detox Tea at Whole Foods Co-op located on 1342 West 26th St in Erie, PA. Kanwa Healing Minerals Tea...

2013-08-15 23:20:05

COLLECTED offers college campuses a free e-waste recycling solution. Erie, PA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 After continued success working with K-12 and higher education participants, FundingFactory, the nation’s largest fundraising by recycling program for schools and nonprofits, announces the launch of COLLECTED, the free electronic waste (e-waste) recycling program for college campuses. COLLECTED enables higher education institutions to exchange e-waste for cash or rewards, while...

2013-07-31 23:04:26

Paramount Direct Marketing discusses the new list, AAA Pre-Mover. Also, learn how List Management can increase a company's revenue. Erie, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Paramount Direct Marketing is excited to announce a new file under list management: America's PreMovers. The homeowners on this list all have their homes for sale and plan on moving soon. Available selects include: Number of Bedrooms, Number of Bathrooms, Square Footage and more! Nothing can pump up sales for a direct...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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