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2014-01-27 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation and city of Houston officials, including Mayor Annise Parker, gathered at Memorial Park Saturday to plant more than 5,000 trees donated by Apache Corporation's Tree Grant Program in honor of Arbor Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DA47435LOGO) "Our employees turn out for this tree planting event every year," said Roger Plank, Apache's president and chief corporate officer. "This Arbor Day we are also...

2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Thursday, May 5, for the fifteenth consecutive year, the fifth graders from Spring Branch ISD's Bunker Hill Elementary will meet at one of Houston's most beloved monuments, the Sam Houston Equestrian Statue in Hermann Park, to donate funds for its ongoing maintenance and upkeep. This year's donation is generously supplemented by grants from Amegy Bank and Tyart, a Houston art moving company, and totals more than $2,700. In an example of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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