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2014-05-29 12:28:21

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sebastian Ferrero Foundation announced today that Board Members Charlie and Linda Brink will serve as Event Chairs for Noche de Gala 2014. The seventh annual signature event will be hosted on Saturday, October 25 on the spectacular grounds of Besilu Collection. The Brinks are passionate supporters of the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation and its mission, who most generously donated $1 million to the Foundation at last year's Noche de Gala...

2011-06-17 07:20:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation announces Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Bill Nelson have committed to serve as Honorary Chairs of the Foundation's 4th Annual Noche de Gala signature event--set for October 22, 2011--on the spectacular grounds of Besilu Collection in Micanopy, Florida. Inaugural Foundation board members and State health-care industry leaders Silvia and Benjamin Leon Jr. will serve as 2011 Event Chairs. Noche de Gala 2011 will...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

SOMERSET, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tic Tac® brand introduced today two new Tic Tac® mint flavors designed to activate taste buds this summer, Wild Cherry and Peach Fusion. These new summer flavors from Tic Tac® mints embody all things sunny and sweet with a mouthwatering fruity tanginess and flavorful kick that will help consumers keep things fresh and fun this summer. While the sweet and refreshing sensation of Peach...

2010-12-06 13:00:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To help spread divine holiday cheer, The Ferrero Company, one of the world's largest confectionery companies and a leader in premium chocolates, is partnering with 2010 Figure Skating Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek and is donating $100,000 to Habitat for Humanity International to help create a divine holiday by providing support to build homes and hope for families this holiday season. "Habitat for Humanity is deeply touched by Ferrero U.S.A.,...

2010-02-12 14:57:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A father who lost his young son to a series of medical errors said other children's lives can be saved if hospitals embrace a culture of listening to parents and making patient safety everyone's responsibility. Horst Ferrero, whose 3-year-old son, Sebastian, died in 2007 after being administered a fatal dose of medication as part of a routine medical test, spoke to Florida's children's hospital administrators in Gainesville at the Florida...

2009-06-01 08:01:00

Iconic Brand Introduces Recyclable Mint Containers SOMERSET, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to markedly reduce its carbon footprint, Ferrero U.S.A. has announced the roll-out of new packaging for the entire line of Tic Tac(R) mints. The brand is now available in polypropylene packaging, a flexible material that is more readily recyclable and leaves a considerably smaller carbon footprint. In addition, the new Tic Tac(R) boxes, which retain the distinctive transparent packaging...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.