Latest Holmes Stories

2011-08-27 07:00:00

Trusted Toronto Mold Inspection Company provides tips on preventing mold from taking hold in homes and properties. (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 When it comes to home renovation, Holmes on Homes is Canadaâs authority. When it comes to mold, MoldInspections.ca is Canadaâs mold prevention authority. Itâs thus fitting that renovation guru Mike Holmes and his publication, Holmes Magazine, have featured MoldInspections.ca in the latest issue. A featured article...

2011-07-05 08:00:00

DALLAS, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas insurance brokerage firm Holmes Murphy & Associates has announced the addition of two well-known industry leaders that will help evolve the firm's ACAP Health Consulting division. ACAP is transitioning from a clinically based wellness and cost management insurance organization to a full-service, value-based health asset management and clinical care engineering leader. Dr. Scott Conard will serve as chief medical officer and David Toomey is a...

2011-06-28 13:49:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General contractor Mike Holmes, star of the popular television programs Holmes on Homes and Holmes Inspection (ranked as the #1 and #2 shows on HGTV), is a major force in changing the way U.S. homeowners think about the building industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110628/NY27540 ) Now, bestselling author Holmes is sharing with Americans his essential guide for every homeowner: Make It Right: Inside Home Renovation. Whether a...

2011-06-21 11:48:00

EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Margaret Holmes today announced a 'Best Southern Summer Dishes' recipe contest, which will run through September 6, 2011. Recipes can combine any of the Margaret Holmes label products, including their southern classics such as collard greens, butter peas, tomatoes okra and corn, and yellow squash; and seasoned vegetables including mix greens, field peas and snaps, and Italian green beans; southern peaches, and Peanut Patch...

2011-03-22 10:00:00

EFFINGHAM, S.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret Holmes, a premier line of southern-inspired canned vegetables, recently introduced a new section on their website called 'Meal Solutions', which presents comprehensive, fun meal ideas and recipes featuring Margaret Holmes signature products. Located on the Margaret Holmes website, www.margaretholmes.com, you can now click on the Meal Solutions tab and access more than 20 meal ideas, to help inspire your inner chef or to provide a...

2011-03-18 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Katie Holmes stars in "The Decision," a short film in support of the new John Frieda® Precision Foam Colour. Premiering on March 22nd at a red carpet event in New York City, the film offers a first look at John Frieda® Precision Foam Colour, an unprecedented at-home hair colour range offering salon-precise coverage for flawless results. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-03-09 16:47:00

BOSTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned painter and collage artist Ekua Holmes will give a gallery talk at Bunker Hill Community College on Thursday, March 10, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the College's Art Gallery. Holmes is currently the subject of a solo retrospective exhibit at the College, titled "Pieces of a Dream," which spans more than 20 years of her work. The exhibit runs through March 25, 2011. Holmes, a...

2011-02-09 10:06:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dauphin Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Huber to Associate Publisher for its recently launched shelter publication, Holmes: The Magazine To Make It Right. Most recently, Huber was Advertising Director at The Saturday Evening Post, where he increased advertising revenue and ad pages since the magazine's 2009 re-launch and attracted more than 20 major accounts over the course of his tenure. "We are thrilled to have Jack...

2011-01-05 09:28:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 15 largest independent PR agencies in the U.S., today announced the addition of Dauphin Media Group's HOLMES: The Magazine to Make it Right to its roster of consumer brands and lifestyle clients. Distributed by Time Warner Retail, HOLMES: The Magazine to Make it Right is a shelter publication designed to serve as a manual for every homeowner. The first issue hit stands in November and is growing by an average of 1,000...

Word of the Day
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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