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2014-10-29 23:02:11

Martha Weaver, the new Director of the Gift Card Network, has led the review and reset of all committee goals, resulting in new opportunities, content, and benefits for Gift Card Network members and for the Gift Card Industry in general. Vancouver, Wa (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 GCN Subject Action Committees Are Moving the Industry Forward The B2B Committee (led by Groupon and Hallmark Business Connections) is working on developing an online Member Profile & Communication portal which...

2014-10-22 08:27:44

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada will receive pro bono marketing services this week through CreateAthon, a 24-hour pro bono marketing marathon to be held in nine cities on October 23 and 24 as part of Pro Bono Week, a global celebration of skills-based volunteerism and the impact it can have on the social sector. Founded by Riggs Partners in Columbia, South Carolina in 1997, CreateAthon is one of the...

2014-10-21 23:06:11

Van’s Gifts continues to impress with its ever growing collection of holiday gift baskets. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 What makes every gift basket so unique and desirable? The heart and soul that goes into the design process. Each gift is designed with after-use in mind; Reva Colover travels all over the World in search of beautiful things to surround us and to keep. Each container has its own unique after-use from their signature copper cookie tin, hand woven baskets,...

2014-10-17 23:08:15

Today, the Baumgartner Law Firm announced the 2014 winner for its first annual Baumgartner Law Firm “Law Student Scholarship.” Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Today, the Baumgartner Law Firm announced the 2014 winner for its first annual Baumgartner Law Firm “Law Student Scholarship.” Hensleigh Crowell, a student at the University of Texas School of Law, has been awarded $3,000, which will be used to pay for tuition, books, and other law school expenses. The scholarship is...

2014-10-14 16:30:56

BRICK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardCash.com, the world's largest independent marketplace for secondary gift cards, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with InComm, a leading provider of connectivity and integrated point-of-sale technology solutions to retailers. The relationship will allow CardCash to integrate its online gift card exchange with thousands of InComm's retail partner locations across the country....

2014-10-01 23:03:51

Families are already getting Giftster lists updated for the holidays, and discovering just-released new features like "fetch" and "add-image" Minneapolis St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Just in time for early holiday gift planning, Giftster releases two marvelously simple ways to make wish list making fun. The "Fetch" button automatically fills out a gift idea based on the web link, like magic. The "add-image" button is a simple but versatile...

2014-09-25 23:10:22

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) has developed a Volunteer Management System that offers volunteers a standardized orientation, scheduling, and training process as well as twelve new volunteer position descriptions that contain professional responsibilities volunteers can apply to personal career advancement. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) has developed a Volunteer Management System that offers...

2014-09-16 23:14:44

Fertility Centers of New England is pleased to offer patients the option of frozen donor eggs through Fairfax Egg Bank, the trusted choice for donor eggs. Reading, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce its partnership with Fairfax Egg Bank. The collaboration will give patients access to high-quality frozen donor eggs and expand the donor egg offering at the Fertility Centers of New England. Fairfax Egg Bank has operated since 2006 and...

2014-09-08 12:33:51

'Healthy Gifts that Keep on Giving' LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Tasteful Pantry, the ultimate service for healthy and customizable snack boxes, is offering unique holiday gift box options available for purchase online. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140906/143652 The holidays offer a perfect opportunity for enjoying the company of loved ones, celebrating life, being grateful and reflecting on what's important. It's the season for giving, and...

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2014-09-01 03:00:57

Kelly Connelly, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Systematic review of 73 published studies yields promising evidence and a call for new research to investigate if volunteering reduces dementia risk Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling – they are receiving a health boost! A new study, led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences and published online in Psychological Bulletin, is the first to...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.