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2014-06-23 23:08:59

Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Hardwick, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Created by the world’s leading experts, including Wholebeing Institute co-founder Dr. Tal...

2014-06-10 12:33:41

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Architecture for Humanity turns fifteen, the non-profit design organization, armed with new tools and clear values, recommits itself to the vision on which it was founded, while embracing a changing world with evolving humanitarian challenges. Under new leadership, the organization steps forward into the next fifteen years. Fifteen years ago, Architecture for Humanity was born with a simple idea: that designers could use...

2013-05-06 23:25:11

History Channel special documentary “Vida Eterna” (Eternal Life) premiered on May 4, 2013 across Latin America. Main interviewee and adviser was Jose Luis Cordeiro, Director of the Venezuela Node of The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 “Vida Eterna” (available in Spanish and Portuguese) considers the long quest for immortality among humans throughout history and the latest scientific advances that could make it possible in the next few decades. Is there a...

2013-01-24 23:01:20

Brain Host´s recent Facebook sweepstakes yields $3,104 for Habitat for Humanity of Summit County Akron, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 On Friday, January 11, 2013, Brain Host presented charitable partner Habitat for Humanity of Summit County with a check for $3,104. This initial donation was the proceeds from the Facebook sweepstakes the local web hosting provider ran throughout December 2012. With this donation, Brain Host is not only contributing to a local project, but is able to...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

During the month of July, the company will contribute $250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 08, 2011 Ottawa General Contractors recently announced the creation of a new program to help support Habitat for Humanity. During the month of July, the company will contribute $250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project of over $10,000. Homeowners who have been...

2011-06-08 10:20:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity International by the NAHB Research Center* showed that 74 percent of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized as "green." The complete study reported opinions from consumers and builders on various topics related to green home building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY75862LOGO ) In...

2011-01-20 12:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While green homes are generally perceived as expensive to build or purchase, a recent survey found that consumers and builders believe that reduced prices on building materials will help these homes become more affordable. The survey was conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Habitat for Humanity by the NAHB Research Center*, and reported respondents' opinions on barriers to more affordable green building and how to...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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