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2014-01-08 08:23:41

A "first of its kind" mentoring program that allows for a synergy of excellence to exist between two great groups--U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Team athletes and U.S. veterans. ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) announced today that the credit union will be the presenting sponsor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's (USSA) Military Mentorship Program during the 2014 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix...

2011-02-22 10:02:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This year is proof that in the snow sports industry, good snow heals all wounds. Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate and a slow start to the season, things seem to have picked up. Resorts in the western US are now starting to see the snowfall totals build and the guests arrive in droves. For example, Vail Resort in Colorado recently reported that current season-to-date snowfall totals have been the 4th-highest since the resort...

2010-03-12 14:04:00

DETROIT, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When deciding what vehicle to use in the grueling Rallye Aicha des Gazelles, the U.S. Gazelles race team chose the vehicle best suited for off-road rallies, the HUMMER H3. Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles is an intense nine-day off-road rally, traversing the rugged terrain and sand dunes of Morocco. The women-only competition runs from March 13th - March 27th. The "Gazelles", 110 teams from 30 countries, compete without...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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