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2014-01-04 23:03:06

Off-Grid Solutions B.V. and The Grid Earth Project have launched a new partnership to raise funds for both the community service of individual Rotary Clubs, as well as the fight against energy poverty in developing countries. At the center of this innovative fundraising method is a Buy One, Give One concept that allows consumers to benefit those living in darkness with every purchase. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Through the innovative fundraising concept developed by this...

2013-11-25 23:00:46

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South in cooperation with the Grid Earth Project is working with WakaWaka to provide solar lights to those affected by super typhoon Hayian, providing not only light, but hope. Laguna Philippines (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 According to Fe Aquinde, President of the Rotary Club of San Pedro South, "One of the most needed necessities during night time is lighting....The Rotary Club of San Pedro South appeals for your urgent assistance." 'No...

2013-11-21 23:33:36

Rotarians across the globe are extending a helping hand, or more specifically, a helping dollar, to the Relief Aid in the Philippines. The Rotary Club in Bridgewater, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, has pledged $1000 and challenges it's fellow Rotarians to do the same. Bridgewater, NS (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Rotary Club of Bridgewater & District in Nova Scotia, has contributed $1,000 to help desperate people in the Philippines who, as a result of the...

2013-10-22 23:27:37

The Illinois Activities Professional Association (IAPA) awarded its annual Dorene Award for outstanding contribution to the profession to Sharon Wagner, activities specialist at Westminster Place, a Presbyterian Homes continuing care retirement community in Evanston, IL, at its annual conference in Springfield, IL. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Illinois Activities Professional Association (IAPA) awarded its annual Dorene Award to Sharon Wagner, activities specialist at...

2013-10-03 23:36:37

Washington, D.C. Company and Center for Independent Futures host a presentation in Maryland designed to help families with special needs plan and create community based housing options for adults with disabilities Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The staff of M&L are very excited to make the following announcement: On Saturday, October 12, 2013 M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC will be hosting a housing planning workshop that will feature a presentation by the Center for...

2013-09-23 23:30:26

Presbyterian Homes' retirement communities announce a new wellness program for older adults based on seven dimensions of wellness that contribute to healthy living while emphasizing individual choice. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Presbyterian Homes, a not-for-profit, faith-based owner-operator of three continuing care retirement communities on Chicago’s North Shore and in the northwest suburbs, is announcing “Choices: A Program for Living Well,” a new initiative based...

2013-09-17 23:29:19

Presbyterian Homes has implemented a module of the LivHOME CarMonitor® remote care service, a web-based touch screen system that provides medication reminders and social engagement tools for older adults in their homes. The system is being piloted among independent residents to extend their ability to live independently. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Presbyterian Homes, a not-for-profit, faith-based owner-operator of three continuing care retirement communities on...

2013-09-17 23:00:56

The Grid Earth Project is working with Rotary Clubs across the country to bring light to families living off the grid. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Nearly one quarter of the world population lives without access to electricity or safe light. As a result millions suffer from burn injuries each year. Most of them are children. These families see by kerosene lamps, candles and open flames indoors, all of which are dangerous and toxic. According to the World Health Organization respiratory...


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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