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2014-07-30 23:12:01

CCAT Awarded $53,000 to Expand Feasibility Study for Implementing an Alternative Fuels Facility in Rural North-Central Connecticut East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuels facility in rural...

2014-07-19 08:20:37

BOSTON, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blast Fitness is excited to announce the construction of a brand-new health club at 983 New Britain Ave in West Hartford, CT! This new remarkable facility will replace the old Blast Fitness (former Bally Total Fitness) on New Britain Ave (located less than half a mile away). For the convenience of our members, we will provide a seamless transfer to the new facility at no cost. This new West Hartford location will be Connecticut's premier health...

2014-07-16 12:24:51

The country's oldest continuously published newspaper marks 250 years of delivering the moments that make history HARTFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was nearly 12 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed that another important and historic work was printed -- the very first edition of what is today The Hartford Courant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127622 The Hartford Courant, the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper, is marking its...

2014-07-15 08:30:38

Retailer to Match Customer Donations, for a Potential Total Donation of $1 Million ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced Old Navy's donation drive to support young people in communities across the US. The drive will take place in Old Navy stores nationwide from July 17(th) through July 30(th), during the brand's uniform sale. Old Navy will match customer donations made in stores, up to $500K, bringing the potential total...

2014-07-15 08:25:50

Teens to be Celebrated for Arts Excellence at Recognition Trip in Los Angeles ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is pleased to announce the top youth artists of the Digital Arts Festivals and ImageMakers National Photography Contest, two member competitions from BGCA's arts initiative. This week, the national winners - 18 Boys & Girls Club teens (ages 13 to 18) - will be named during a weeklong, once-in-a-lifetime recognition trip to...

2014-07-10 23:11:20

National foundation grant supports CCAT program model for early engagement of the manufacturing workforce pipeline in Groton & New London, CT. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of its efforts to recruit a skilled workforce ready for careers in Connecticut’s advanced manufacturing sector, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in East Hartford is partnering with the Eastern Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) to offer the Dream It. Do It. Young...

2014-06-24 16:25:34

MINNEAPOLIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrprize Corp (Pink Sheets: ENTP) announced its progress in achieving a settlement with one of the parties in a multiple-party lawsuit brought against its indirect subsidiary, Metalclad Insulation LLC, in 2005. Metalclad Insulation LLC and certain of its affiliates ("Metalclad"), which are direct and indirect subsidiaries of Entrprize Corp, were historically engaged in installing and removing asbestos insulation materials. As a result,...

2014-06-12 12:30:54

Denzel Washington Applauds Brett Johnson for Supporting His Hometown Boys & Girls Club BETHESDA, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brett Johnson, CEO of the Brett Johnson Collection, LLC, (BJC) today announced a donation of 100 pairs of athletic footwear from his menswear fashion line to young men participating in the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon. Brett Johnson is committed to giving back to the community and is making the donation to encourage the youth to continue to...

2014-06-05 23:05:22

Connecticut-based in-store marketing group wins in Workforce Practices category. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Windsor Marketing Group (WMG), an innovative in-store marketing group based in Suffield, CT, was honored at the 12th Annual Business Champions Award breakfast in the Workforce practices category. The high-profile event was held on June 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center and featured welcoming remarks from Gov. Daniel P. Malloy. The ceremony annually recognizes the...

2014-05-29 12:25:05

Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program Designed to Help Kids Stay on Track for the Coming School Year ATLANTA, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced the launch of its Summer Brain Gain program in 1,000 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. Designed to prevent summer learning loss and foster critical creative-thinking skills, Summer Brain Gain has been developed specifically for Boys & Girls Clubs. In addition to the...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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