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2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-26 23:13:40

ISAR extends a heartfelt invitation to all veteran International Homeless Animals’ Day event coordinators, as well to new ones, to join together on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in commemorating ISAR’s 23rd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Since modest beginnings in 1992, ISAR’s conceived and commemorated International Homeless Animals’ Day has consistently grown in size and content annually thanks to the worldwide participation of...

2014-06-24 16:26:29

Satellite Solutions Ensure Emergency Preparedness, Response and Restoration GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions to help businesses and government offices prepare for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1. The satellite solutions, which include emergency response, continuity of operations...

2014-06-17 23:13:59

My-EOP™ is a mobile application which allows organizations to share their custom emergency plans with staff members through mobile devices, with or without cellular connectivity. The app is ideal for sharing emergency response and preparedness plans, radio interoperability information, community response plans, and any other information that would be beneficial by being in an easy to access, quick reference format. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Guest Communications...

2014-06-16 23:06:55

Donations will enable Food Bank to serve over 300,000 meals this year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Capital Area Food Bank today announced the final amount raised through the Washington legal community’s annual fundraising campaign, Food From the Bar, in partnership with 30 local law firms, law schools, and other legal professionals. In the month-long campaign, $130,000 was raised to help the Food Bank reach those at risk of hunger in the Washington metro area this summer....

2014-06-10 23:08:47

Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures Will Be Delivered to Providence College’s On-Campus and Off-Campus Students, Faculty, Staff and Community via Mobile Devices Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that Providence College has selected its emergency preparedness mobile app. Launching during the fall of 2014, In Case of Crisis will provide Providence College’s 5000+ faculty, staff and students – living on or...

2014-06-09 16:26:41

Relaunch of Microsite Provides more Comprehensive Resource for Health Professionals and Food Bankers CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, in partnership with National Dairy Council® and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, today announced the digital update of the Healthy Food Bank Hub. The Healthy Food Bank Hub is an interactive microsite that provides tools and resources for both public...

2014-05-28 23:13:11

Study Adds Obesity and Food Loss as Indicators in 109 Countries WILMINGTON, DEl. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 DuPont and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) today released the 2014 Global Food Security Index that showed 70 percent of countries in the study increased their food security scores over the previous year. The 2014 Index measures 109 countries against 28 food security indicators that monitor the ongoing impact of agriculture investments, collaborations and policies around the world....

2014-05-22 23:14:57

New emergency response services and security management solutions introduced. Garden City and Uniondale, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 World Wide Security Group will be a sponsor of the Long Island and New York City Emergency Management Conference 2014 in Uniondale, New York on May 28-29 at the Long Island Marriott Uniondale. Focusing on emergency management and response World Wide Security Group is introducing Life Button 24’s new GPS emergency response system and app with features...

2014-05-20 23:05:57

DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity Issues Report on Progress Toward a Food and Nutrition Secure World Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity issued an updated progress report on the global food and nutrition landscape, highlighting substantial gains in global food production rates, improvements in nutritional quality, and advances in eradicating extreme hunger and poverty,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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