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2014-06-28 23:02:41

This free July 5th event will include a rocking concert featuring well-known country artist Jason Brown performing from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The fireworks will make their booming debut at dusk. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The “5 F’s on the 5th” which represents -Fort Dodge, Family, Fireworks, Freedom and Festival is planned as an annual collaborative event with Fort Frenzy, the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Fireworks Task Force, Fort Dodge Community Foundation and...

2014-06-26 23:17:34

Handling of fireworks is generally best left to the experts as there is always a risk of bodily injury, serious property damage, and even death – says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Fireworks displays on the 4th of July have been a favorite American past time for many years. According to Fox Business, it’s not always fun and games however, since there is a high rate of injury days before, during, and after this holiday due to driving accidents associated with drinking or...

2014-06-26 23:13:44

Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants all Orlando residents to have a safe Fourth of July fireworks experience by bringing earplugs or ear muffs for every member of the family. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It only take a few simple actions to guard against lifelong hearing damage from fireworks. That's the message Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants to get out before families head off to enjoy Fourth of July fireworks displays. We all know that fireworks are loud, but...

2014-06-26 16:24:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Disney's Hollywood Studios will be celebrating "Frozen," the hit animated feature film from Disney, with a daily character procession, sing-alongs with Anna and Elsa, fireworks, a polar playground, ice skating rink, ice carving demonstrations and a nightly party featuring a live band, all themed to the worldwide phenomenon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122215 From July 5-Sept. 1, 2014, "Frozen Summer Fun...

2014-06-26 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to celebrate safely. A new CPSC study issued today highlights an increase in the number of fireworks-related deaths and injuries. Device malfunction and improper use are associated with the most injuries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO In 2013, there were eight deaths and an estimated 11,400...

2014-06-25 08:27:22

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using consumer fireworks on our nation's birthday is as traditional as cookouts and parades. And it is equally safe if a few common sense rules are followed, says Nancy Blogin, President of National Council on Fireworks Safety. "We want consumers to be safe from beginning to end when enjoying their fireworks. We want there to be a safe place to shoot, to have a designated shooter that takes responsibility for the show and to have the...

2014-06-20 20:20:47

Orthopaedic surgeons provide safety tips ROSEMONT, Ill, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid the family barbecues and parades each Independence Day is the popular tradition of fireworks displays. While many families take to their neighborhood parks to watch these magnificent bursts of colors, others opt to create a spectacle in their own backyards. While many people see fireworks as harmless entertainment, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) wants revelers to take...

2014-06-20 20:20:09

With their fleet of first-rate vehicles, State Van has made convenient and comfortable 4th of July travel an American tradition. LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At State Van in Los Angeles, van rental options can seem almost limitless. This is good news for 4(th) of July travelers to the City of Angels and residents alike, because the options for fun, including concerts, barbecues and of course, fireworks, are similarly diverse and exciting. If you're looking to get a...

2014-06-20 08:23:29

Texas Ophthalmological Association Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, and the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) wants to remind consumers to leave fireworks to professionals. "Too many Fourth of July celebrations are ruined because a child has to be rushed to the emergency room after a fireworks accident," said Sidney K. Gicheru, MD, TOA President, who practices in Irving, Texas....

2014-06-20 08:22:40

Leading Florida Resort Announces Special Sale for First Weekend of Summer DESTIN, FL, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a top rated Florida destination, offers something for everyone this summer, including great discounts, events and more. To celebrate the official kick-off to summer, Sandestin is offering a special 72 hour sale with 35% off rates. Sandestin's First Weekend of Summer 72-hour Sale Book between Friday, June 20 and Sunday, June 22 for amazing summer...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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