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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....

2009-09-03 06:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Inc., (NYSE: LO) today announced that Martin L. Orlowsky, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet under the Investor Relations part of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. The...

2009-08-27 07:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Valeisha Butterfield, the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and Walmart announced the convening of a national Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment entitled "Get Your Money Right." The event will offer valuable and timely financial information from financial experts, celebrities and community leaders. Open to the public, the summit will take place on Sept. 12, 2009 at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 West Lee...

2009-08-18 09:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced an agreement with Titan Broadcast Management LLC . WorldNow is providing both its proprietary CMS and Video platforms for eight stations encompassing the following markets: Greensboro, Fresno, Omaha, El Paso and Sioux City. "WorldNow has the unparalleled experience and resources to create profitable online businesses," said Dan Sullivan, Titan...

2009-08-14 15:15:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 8.7% increase in the quarterly dividend on its common stock from $0.92 per share to $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable on September 11, 2009 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2009. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Lorillard was founded in 1760, and...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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