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2011-04-29 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES and MIAMI, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ball Up, LLC has joined forces with the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) to launch Ball Up for Parkinson's, an initiative to help raise awareness of Parkinson's disease (PD). The effort includes PSAs featuring the Ball Up All-Stars, an informational website and an all-star celebrity streetball game. The first set of PSAs will premiere Sunday, May 1, during Game 3 of the Ball Up 2011 Season, which is currently airing on...

2009-05-07 12:48:00

Largest grassroots fundraiser in the U.S. once again a resounding success NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid unusually warm and sunny weather, family, friends and supporters, joined the more than 10,000 people once again in New York's Central Park on Saturday, April 25th to celebrate the 15th Parkinson's Unity Walk and show their community spirit while raising funds for Parkinson's disease research. This year marked an incredible year for the event, the largest grassroots fundraiser in...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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