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2011-02-14 11:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In just two years, Michelle Obama has fused two categories of public life that were once mutually exclusive for America's First Ladies: substance and style. Women around the country can for the first time look to a First Lady who is as stylish as she is substantive, as progressive as fashion forward, and as brave as she is elegant. A new book, EVERYDAY ICON: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style (Clarkson Potter: February 8, 2011), delves into the...

2011-02-09 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the one-year anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative, today she has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Ad Council to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to provide parents and caregivers throughout the country with information to help them make healthy food choices and increase physical...

2010-10-26 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 85 world opinion leaders and approximately 14,000 women from all walks of life will be gathering today at the sold-out Women's Conference 2010 Main Event. Hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the nation's premier forum for women was held again this year at the Long Beach Convention Center from Sunday, October 24 to Tuesday, October 26. As an extension of her award-winning career as a journalist,...

2010-10-25 11:59:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama brings her personal effort to fight childhood obesity to TV One Friday, Oct. 29 at 10 PM ET with the premiere of the TV One original special, Let's Move with First Lady Michelle Obama. In a candid and enlightening interview with TV One's Washington Watch host Roland Martin that takes place on the White House grounds and by her hand-planted vegetable garden, First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the components of her...

2010-09-23 12:16:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, will join Nickelodeon in celebrating the network's seventh annual Worldwide Day of Play by sharing a special message encouraging kids and families to turn off their televisions and computers and to get out and play, at noon (all times ET/PT) on Saturday, Sept. 25. Worldwide Day of Play is Nickelodeon's signature health and wellness event marked by its TV channels and websites--including...

2010-09-13 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF), announced that First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in the launch of the CBCF Alumni Series as part of its 40th Annual Legislative Conference. The first of a three session series, "The ABCs of Healthy Student Learning: Addressing Disparities in Academic Achievement and Health" is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m., September 15, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Room...

2010-09-08 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama, who along with Dr. Jill Biden last year helped to launch Mission Serve, the civilian-military initiative of the ServiceNation coalition, will be volunteering with Mission Serve and The George Washington (GW) University community this September 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance. Mission Serve, in the words of its Director, Afghanistan veteran Ross Cohen, is a network of non-profit organizations dedicated to "bringing...

2010-06-04 06:00:00

BOSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Northborough, MA-based Bertucci's Corporation announced today that it's own Chef Stefano Cordova has been chosen by First Lady Michelle Obama to participate in her "Chefs Move To Schools" program that calls on the nation's chefs to adopt a school, work with teachers, parents, school nutritionists and administrators to help educate kids about food and nutrition. Chef Stefano, along with 299 other national chefs, has traveled to the White House for today's...

2010-06-03 14:16:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Delaware North Companies chefs will head to the White House in Washington, D.C., this Friday to participate in the launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Chefs Move to Schools" program. The first lady and a select group of chefs from around the United States will attend a kickoff event on the south lawn of the White House Friday morning, a call to action to chefs to partner with schools to provide nutritional information and cooking advice to...

2010-06-03 08:31:00

Chefs Prepare for Kick Off of First Lady Michelle Obama's 'Chefs Move to Schools' School Nutrition Campaign WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 4, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Share Our Strength(®),( )the leading nonprofit organization ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids to the nutritious food they need to lead active, healthy lives, will join First Lady Michelle Obama in convening hundreds of chefs from across the country on the South...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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