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2013-11-22 23:40:14

The National Association of Professional Women recognizes Laura L. McInerney for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 NAPW honors Laura L. McInerney as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the year for leadership in project management with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2013-11-22 23:38:51

New company will be a resource for people trying to build family trees. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 DeathReports.org has been launched to make it easier for amateur genealogists to build their family trees, the company announced yesterday. “We think this is a great time of year for our company launch,” a DeathReports.org spokesman said. “This is when people are thinking about family, and may want to build a family tree as a gift for their children. While it can take months...

2013-11-22 23:33:16

Educational software tool brings rich, digital, educational content to offline communities. Capitalizes on rapid spread of RACHEL in English. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 With an existing user-base in 26 countries for RACHEL in English, San Francisco based World Possible is proud to announce the release of RACHEL in Spanish. RACHEL is one of the most innovative technology tools for delivering educational content to developing communities. RACHEL, an acronym for...

2013-11-21 23:23:32

Enter to win a horseback wine tour, dinner and an overnight stay in Murphy's CA, courtesy of Gold Country Visitors. Murphy's, California (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 While the Gold Country was mad famous for "Gold in them hills," the soil now produces gold in a glass, WINE! To celebrate the 2013 (wine) crush season, Gold Country Visitors is giving away a couple's horseback wine tour (Horse + Barrel), dinner (Grounds Restaurant) and an overnight stay (Historic...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.