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2014-09-04 23:01:40

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. “For 60 years, the men and women of...

2014-08-15 20:21:50

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having a bucket of ice water dumped on your head may not seem dignified, but it is certainly helping MDA and other ALS-fighting organizations raise awareness and funds as the viral social media craze continues to sweep across America. Today, Steven M. Derks, President and CEO of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, joined the ranks of tens of thousands of people willing to get chilled in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Derks accepted the...

2014-07-17 23:01:11

Annual Fill the Boot Campaigns Heat Up This Summer; Events Nationwide Benefit Children and Adults Fighting Muscle Disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) are set to kick off another summer season of the fire fighters' spirited Fill the Boot campaign. Throughout 2014, the two organizations are celebrating 60 years of a partnership committed to saving and improving the lives of more than one...

2014-07-17 16:25:56

Annual Fill the Boot Campaigns Heat Up This Summer; Events Nationwide Benefit Children and Adults Fighting Muscle Disease CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) are set to kick off another summer season of the fire fighters' spirited Fill the Boot campaign. Throughout 2014, the two organizations are celebrating 60 years of a partnership committed to saving and improving the lives...

2013-09-11 23:18:50

$602,580 total is the first time any Fill the Boot exceeds $600K Reston, Va., (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Members of the Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 2068 of the International Association of Fire Fighters raised a record-breaking $602,580 over five days to help find treatments and cures for muscle disease. They topped their previous annual fundraising record of $568,635 set last year. The total makes the Fairfax County Fire Fighters’ Fill the Boot...

2013-03-26 23:04:20

Over 400 people are registered to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the Orlando MDA Muscle Walk on Saturday, March 30. ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Over 400 people are registered to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the Orlando MDA Muscle Walk to help pay tribute to – and raise funds for – children and adults served by MDA in the Central Florida area. "We want to encourage people in the Central Florida area to give back to local families...

2011-05-19 07:53:00

SCRANTON, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review, Inc. (NASDAQ: REVU), a leading provider of test preparation, educational support services and online career education services, has been selected by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) to provide an A.S. Degree Program in Fire Science exclusively to its nearly 300,000 active members through Penn Foster College. The online program is designed to meet the needs of working fire fighters seeking to advance...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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