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2012-06-05 23:01:05

eCivis announces its grant writing and peer review services for FEMA´s highly competitive Assistance to Firefighters Grant opportunity for local governments and fire departments. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 eCivis, the nation's leader in grants management software, announced today that its Grants Professional Services (GPS) division is prepared to assist local fire departments with peer review and grant writing services for FEMA´s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)...

2012-06-04 23:01:28

Lake and Cook county first responders and authorities joined Army Reserve units to conduct Exercise Red Dragon 2012, a chemical, nuclear response exercise. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 More than 200 people representing businesses in Lake and Cook counties, along with public partners representing federal, state and local jurisdictions, participated in a full-scale disaster exercise at Grainger in Lake Forest on Saturday, June 2. Complementing the exercise, experts from public and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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