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2010-08-16 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association announced today that GRAMMY Award-winning R&B recording artist Anthony Hamilton will serve as a national spokesman for the organization. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/national-casa/45650/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/MM49385 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/MM49385...

2010-08-09 12:28:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Senior Living (BSL), operator of 28 senior living communities across the Southeast, recently won a Best of the Best Award presented by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA). Headquartered in Greensboro, BSL oversees a senior living network that primarily includes independent living, assisted living care and services for the memory impaired. Bell Senior Living was recognized for its Bell Ringer Program, a resident retention program...

2010-07-12 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Broadcasting Network, America's newest 24-hour urban cable channel, has been named associate sponsor of the legendary Budweiser Superfest. The tour, produced by Live Nation and Haymon Events begins on August 5th with 18 stops at a mix of amphitheaters and arenas across the country featuring the best of today's R&B favorites with Anthony Hamilton, Kem, Jaheim, Raheem DeVaughn and more. "The Black Broadcasting Network's involvement as a...

2010-04-02 07:00:00

MIAMI, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Burger King Corp. (NYSE: BKC) brings its first-ever BK® NEXT BEST MOVE(SM) national mobile tour to the Greensboro area on April 13, 2010, to find "game-changers" both on the basketball court and in the community. Local ballers can show off their best moves for a chance to compete for $10,000 and to be featured in a basketball lifestyle magazine and Web site. Individuals can also submit a video of their moves on...

2009-12-21 09:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In its annual Art of the Show competition, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) singles out trade shows whose advertising and promotional materials set the standard for the entire event industry. This year, the High Point Market's "Collage" ad campaign and exhibitor directories received 1st Place and Honorable Mention in the Attendance Promotion Campaign, Over 150,000 Square Feet and Attendance Promotion Brochure, Over...

2009-12-14 15:29:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) today announced honorees for its 50th Anniversary Gala and Banquet. This year's event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. The Museum will recognize top honorees Julian Bond and Tom Joyner as part of the 50th anniversary celebration and grand opening. "We gather annually to honor the civil and human rights achievements of...

2009-12-01 15:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting North Carolina's most talented and creative artists with the state's most enthusiastic art lovers, the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art presents its 30th annual Winter Show on December 6 through January 15. Featuring 500+ works for purchase from more than 150 artists from Penland to Pamlico, it is the largest and finest juried exhibition and sale of North Carolina art and crafts. Paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry,...

2009-11-13 06:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Inc., (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that Martin L. Orlowsky, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 1:55 P.M. Eastern. The presentation will be...

2009-11-04 09:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) announced today that it has named Bamidele Demerson as curator and program director. Demerson will be responsible for overseeing the Museum's exhibits, artifacts and educational programming. The Museum, located in downtown Greensboro, N.C., will open Feb. 1, 2010, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. "Bamidele has an extensive leadership background in...

2009-10-27 07:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiling plans for a 100,000(+)-square-foot research facility located at the South Campus of Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro, N.C., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host the official groundbreaking of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. The Gateway campus is located at 2901 East Lee Street....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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