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2011-04-28 12:25:00

Disaster workers, meals, equipment and blood headed to area hardest hit. WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping thousands of people after Wednesday's deadly tornadoes destroyed neighborhoods throughout the southern region of the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "Our thoughts and sympathies are with those who lost loved ones or have suffered through these deadly storms," said Charley Shimanski,...

2011-04-21 00:00:30

Joseph Federico, VP at NJMET in Clifton, NJ, Announced That NJMET will Sponsor its Sixth Fundraising Bus Trip to Atlantic City on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Proceeds From the Trip Will be Donated to the American Red Cross' Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Joseph Federico has announced that NJMET will sponsor its sixth fundraising bus trip to Atlantic City on Saturday, October 8, 2011. "For those of you in the metropolitan area, we would like to extend a...

2011-04-18 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide relief to people affected by the deadly tornadoes and scorching wildfires that left a path of destruction in six states across the south over the weekend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Strong tornadoes ripped homes off their foundations, destroyed businesses and schools, overturned cars and buses, uprooted trees and downed power lines in...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

CGI member support and matching funds aid the American Red Cross in Japan Fairfax, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 CGI Group Inc (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services today donated $60,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in Japan given the recent tragic events taken place last month. Donna Morea, CGI President, U.S., Europe and Asia said, "The outpour of member support to assist Japan is what makes CGI a company with...

2011-04-11 11:12:00

Money to equip temporary shelters for survivors and other emergency relief and recovery needs WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced plans to make an additional commitment of $40 million dollars to the Japanese Red Cross, which would bring its total contributions to $100 million. As funds currently pledged to the American Red Cross are received, additional contributions to the Japanese Red Cross will be made. (Logo:...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET's 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to relieve suffering following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the north of Japan. Clifton, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET's 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to relieve...

2011-03-31 04:35:01

Sustainable packaging the key to business productivity and profits, say manufacturers and suppliersSingapore, Mar 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's definitive event for international manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, technology and materials in the sectors of packaging, filling, processing, quality assurance, and their related fields, ProPak Asia 2011 will be held from the 15th-18th of June 2011 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). The 19th in the series,...

2011-03-29 15:00:00

Money will go to assist Japanese Red Cross and other relief and recovery efforts WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced that the public has generously donated $120.5 million to help the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference at the Japanese embassy with Japan's Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki and American Red Cross Chairman Bonnie...

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2011-03-23 09:30:00

Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japan's northern coast, according to a Reuters report The miniscule traces of radioactive iodine were not considered to be in any dosage to be harmful to humans. The Vienna-based UN body for monitoring possible breaches of the atom bomb test ban, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), has 63 stations around the globe for...

2011-03-22 14:57:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (the "Voluntary Principles") have gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for the two-day Annual Plenary Meeting. Since their inception, the Voluntary Principles have been used by extractive companies to strengthen their capacity to address complex security and human rights issues in their operations around the world. Members of the Plenary include representatives from three...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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