Latest Fraternal and service organizations Stories

2011-07-07 08:47:00

GENEVA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kiwanis International is mobilizing its Kiwanis members across the globe to provide a much needed push to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Tetanus is a painful disease that kills one baby every nine minutes, or 160 newborns each day.

2011-06-30 13:00:00

Donation will aid veterans in their post military career search and provide funding for the Endowment WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty Endowment announced today that the organization and its founder, Bobby Kotick CEO, Activision Blizzard, Inc.

2011-05-23 10:53:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day, says Florida-based philanthropist Lois Pope, has become more about the unofficial start of summer and a day of huge sales at malls and retails stores across the country and less about its mission: honoring the millions of heroic men and women of our Armed Services who sacrificed so much defending our nation and the freedoms and ideals cherished by our citizenry. That, she says, is unacceptable.

2011-05-18 09:38:00

BOSTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the national unemployment rate for veterans with severe disabilities at 85 percent, a unique Boston program aims to drastically cut unemployment for veterans with disabilities--helping those who wore the uniform and were seriously injured secure good jobs and careers.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.