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2014-05-15 16:20:51

-- Company Donates $30K to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Renews Associate Sponsorship of Arnold Palmer Invitational -- NAPLES, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 30(th) anniversary of the Hertz-Arnold Palmer relationship, Hertz (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, is donating $30,000 to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando and has renewed its associate sponsorship of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by...

2014-05-06 08:21:43

NAPLES, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) (with its subsidiaries, the "Company," "Hertz" or "we"), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced that it is postponing its planned conference call to discuss its 2014 first quarter earnings results....

2014-04-30 12:31:09

BOSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a 35 minute meeting yesterday, Secretary Polanowicz reaffirmed his commitment to put together a reunification plan that ensures Justina Pelletier is returned home. The reunification plan is expected by the end of the week. Jennifer Pelletier, Justina's older sister, said, "I personally shared with Secretary Polanowicz the inhumanity my little sister has been put through DCF and the Wayside Youth Facility as well as the pain and...

2014-04-29 12:33:29

BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under pressure from the Massachusetts House Speaker, Senate President, and Attorney General, as well as from the Free Justina Campaign, DCF Commissioner Olga Roche has resigned. Roche's management of DCF presided over the mistreatment of Justina Pelletier, the tragic deaths of several children, and 134 missing children in DCF custody. The Free Justina Coalition calls upon the acting DCF head Erin Deveney to immediately release...

2014-04-28 16:30:08

BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of Justina Pelletier, the fifteen-year-old girl seized by Massachusetts DCF after a difference of medical diagnosis, will gather Tuesday at The Well on Beacon Street to call for her immediate release. They plan to display hundreds of stuffed animals on the steps of the Statehouse as they stand in solidarity with Justina. The demonstration on April 29 will begin with a 12:30 PM news conference featuring members of the...

2014-04-28 16:22:09

NAPLES, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced plans to hold a conference call to discuss its 2014 first quarter earnings results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO The call will be held on Wednesday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. ET and...

2014-04-09 16:21:52

NAPLES, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Event: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.'s (NYSE: HTZ) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora to speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Auto Summit Conference Time/Date: 9:40 am (ET) on Wednesday April 16, 2014 Internet Access: Hertz's presentation will be broadcast live through an...

2014-04-08 08:37:21

New seven-step guide addresses the scary truth about the future of genealogy data and the crucial steps that family historians and genealogists can easily take to preserve their genealogy research for future generations. WINFIELD, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry Graphics & Printing announced the release of a new seven-step guide addressing how the challenges facing today's family historian and genealogist are different than at any time in the past. Their new guide...

2014-03-27 23:03:40

Tyler Brings 15 Years of Experience to Lead Course Hero’s Team of Engineers Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Course Hero, Inc., an online supplemental education company, today announced the addition of Josh Tyler as its new Vice President of Engineering. In this role, Tyler will direct software development, collaborate with product management and operations, and be actively involved in growing the engineering team. “I’m thrilled to join Course Hero,” said Josh Tyler,...

2014-03-26 08:29:02

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Charles Cantor, Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Cantor, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project, has published more than 400 peer reviewed articles, authored and co-authored more than 50 U.S. and international patents, and is also an author of the first genomics textbook, Genomics: The Science and...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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