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2013-10-31 23:00:20

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, a lunch fundraiser for an area homeless shelter on Nov. 5. The community in Hamilton County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a lunch fundraiser on Nov. 5 for the 4 C's (Christian - Community - Compassion - Center) Homeless Shelter in Harrisburg....

2013-10-23 23:22:35

Conference Positively Impacts the Central Florida Area Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Software and web marketing company Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected $2.64 million in economic spending to Orlando when the company and its affiliates come to central Florida Oct. 25-27. The Orlando regional conference, to be held at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld at 6677 Sea Harbor Dr., marks the last of Empower Network’s four regional fourth-quarter conferences....

2013-10-17 23:25:31

Company hosts regional Q4 conferences. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Software and affiliate marketing company Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected local economic impact of $725,000 to Dallas for its affiliate conference at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel at 400 N. Olive St. on Oct. 18-20. “We are pleased to welcome the Empower Network attendees for their regional conference in Dallas, a city where optimism meets opportunity,” said Phillip J. Jones, president/CEO...

2013-10-10 23:19:46

The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its third round of quarterly grants for 2013. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health issues, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its third round of quarterly grants for 2013....

2013-10-10 23:02:19

IntoAction Treatment announces the opening of their female transitional living facility; the Rise and Shine House; This facility was inspired by several female clients who specifically requested to remain within the continuum of care at IntoAction Treatment. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 IntoAction Treatment (IAT) is excited to announce the opening of our female transitional living facility; the Rise and Shine House! This house was inspired by several female clients who specifically requested...

2013-10-09 23:27:46

IntoAction Treatment is proud to announce the immediate opening of the Change House, which is designed to support alumni patients as they transition back into the real world. The Change House contains eight beds and is certified by the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR). (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 IntoAction Treatment is proud to announce the immediate opening of the Change House, which is designed to support alumni patients as they transition back into the real world. The...

2013-10-09 23:04:16

Once Homeless, Veteran Is Now Back on Her Feet With VA Support Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Young mother and Army Veteran LaQuita Branch was struggling to make ends meet while in a tumultuous relationship. Evicted from her house, Branch tearfully sent her children to live with her mother while she fought to overcome depression, leave the relationship and piece her life back together. She never imagined that she would be homeless. “Sometimes I stayed at the park because...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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