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2010-09-19 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: ICE CREAM CONE Profile America -- Tuesday, September 20th. All summer long, millions of Americans have been enjoying one of their all-time favorites -- an ice cream cone. The exact origin of the cone is a subject of...

2010-09-14 07:02:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Can a thirteen-year-old Boy Scout with a passion for beekeeping convince the Boy Scouts of America National Council to reverse a decision made 15 years ago? Christopher Stowell of Skiatook, Okla., is hoping so! For the past year, Stowell has been collecting signatures and letters in support of his petition to reinstate the Beekeeping merit badge, which was discontinued in 1995 for lack of interest. "There is no lack of interest now," says...

2010-09-13 10:31:00

CANTON, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to get to know someone better? Whether it's a new college roommate, coworker or significant other, the flavor they select at Baskin-Robbins may provide clues about their personality. Today Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, launched a personality quiz on Facebook for ice cream enthusiasts designed to determine which ice cream flavor best matches their personality. (Logo:...

2010-09-09 09:13:00

CANTON, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is featuring Quarterback Crunch® as its September ice cream Flavor of the Month. Football fans and ice cream enthusiasts can cheer on their favorite teams while enjoying a delicious sundae, cup or cone from Baskin-Robbins with this unique flavor just in time to kick off football season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100503/NE97472LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-08 06:26:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery® recently launched a newly designed Web site that showcases its innovative and fresh take on ice cream that identifies with ice cream lovers of all ages. Visitors to the site can learn about the brand's newest ice cream innovations, including ice cream pizza, the most recent award-winning addition to MaggieMoo's menu. MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery is managed by Global Franchise Group, LLC. The new...

2010-08-27 09:35:00

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today launched a new way for Baskin-Robbins Facebook fans to earn free scoops of ice cream. For a limited time, Baskin-Robbins Facebook fans can sign up for "Group Scoop" on Facebook(TM) and either start their own group or join someone else's. Once the number of people in a "Group Scoop" group reaches 31, the organizer and all 30 additional members will receive a coupon for a...

2010-08-20 14:35:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YoCream International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: YOCM), raised $8,000 for the Brian Grant Foundation at a fundraising event held at their Company Store in Portland Oregon. The Company and Foundation announced that all sales revenue generated on July 31st at the YoCream Frozen Yogurt Company Store would go to support Parkinson's awareness, education and research and Portlanders showed up in crowds to show their support. Grant was diagnosed with...

2010-08-02 07:53:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IZEA, a world leader in social media sponsorship, donated their time and social media expertise this July to give back to the community - starting with a scoop of ice cream. To help support Give Kids The World, IZEA designed an "Ice Cream For Breakfast" website where people can share a "scoop of hope" with a friend and their social networks while making a donation. The inspiration for this campaign came from a Village Wish Family who celebrates the...

2010-07-15 06:50:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet a spirited, kindhearted black Labrador and join him as he sets out to help his elderly and disabled owner with an ingenious new invention in Dingle, The Helpful Ice Cream Cone Delivery Dog (published by AuthorHouse), the colorful new children's book by Audrey Kinsella. It's a particularly hot summer this year, and Dingle, the book's title character, wants to assist his wheelchair-bound owner, Aunt Reeny, who is old and just a little bit...

2010-07-08 04:30:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friendly Ice Cream Corporation recently announced that its company-wide 'Cones for Kids' campaign raised nearly $750,000 for Easter Seals Camp Friendly's, funding many memorable camp opportunities for children with disabilities. Friendly's is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month as well as marking the 29th year of supporting Easter Seals through 'Cones for Kids.' "After all these years, I continue to be amazed by Friendly's commitment to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'