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2010-04-13 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. will co-host the 27th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project" that will kick off a week of building, rehabilitating and repairing homes. Build activities begin in D.C. on World Habitat Day, Oct. 4, as part of a worldwide effort to highlight the need for stable communities and healthy housing. President and Mrs. Carter will build with DC Habitat on Monday, October 4. "We are thrilled that the...

2010-04-13 09:50:00

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity's 27th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project" will kick off a week of building, rehabilitating and repairing homes. Build activities begin on World Habitat Day, Oct. 4, as part of a worldwide effort to highlight the need for stable communities and healthy housing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) "Rosalynn and I are pleased to join Habitat for Humanity volunteers in six...

2009-11-17 03:31:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Action film star Jet Li, through his One Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity have signed an agreement to work together in China's earthquake-torn Sichuan province in 2010 and in China's Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces in 2011. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/CL12574 ) The "One-Habitat" effort will join Li with Habitat for Humanity to build and repair houses, and work to meet other community needs in partnership...

2009-11-16 05:44:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, welcomed volunteers to Thailand as they kicked off the 26th annual Habitat for Humanity Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Chiang Mai. The Carters will lead the annual Habitat for Humanity build in five Asian countries, Nov. 15-20. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091116/CL00000A ) (Logo:...

2009-10-15 17:04:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed copies of a new book for young readers published by Candlewick Press that tells the true-life stories of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and homeowners working to build simple, decent and affordable housing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO) If I Had a Hammer: Building Homes and Hope with Habitat for Humanity by David Rubel, with a foreword by Carter and an afterword by...

2009-08-27 12:00:00

President Jimmy Carter will address hundreds of volunteers at opening ceremony LANETT, Ala., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 4, thousands of volunteers with The Fuller Center for Housing in more than 25 U.S. cities and nine other countries will build, renovate or dedicate 100 homes for families in need as part of the inaugural Millard Fuller Legacy Build. The six-day event will honor The Fuller Center's and Habitat for Humanity's late founder, Millard...

2009-07-15 09:51:00

Dr. Thomas Bryant Brings Hill Experience, Commitment to Consumer/Survivor Empowerment WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition of Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Organizations is pleased to announce the hiring of Thomas Bryant, MD, JD, as its first-ever Director of Government Relations. Dr. Bryant, a longtime leader in the mental health field, states: "I'm excited to join the staff of the National Coalition. The most important innovations in the mental health...

2009-06-26 08:40:26

The judicial appointments of former president George W. Bush suggests that his motivation for appointing nontraditional judges was driven more by ideology and strategy than concerns for diversity, a new analysis shows.The examination of all the federal judicial appointments over the two terms of the Bush presidency show that while he did make a number of diverse appointments, especially with Hispanics, overall the federal courts did not gain in the number of minority judges during Bush's...

2009-04-22 17:00:00

Delegation honors President Carter, Carter Center for fight against neglected tropical diseases WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health Progress (GHP) and ONE, as well as members of Congress, the African Diplomatic Corps and representatives from NGOs, foundations and the business community, welcomed a delegation of senior African health officials to Washington, D.C., at a reception on Capitol Hill today. The delegation presented a tribute to President Jimmy Carter and...

2009-01-26 11:38:00

Lions pledge additional $203 million to continue to fight preventable blindness Tuesday, January 27, 1:15-1:45 p.m., 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will dedicate the "Gift of Sight" statue on Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at Lions Clubs International headquarters, 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook. The statue symbolizes Lions Clubs International Foundation's (LCIF) ongoing collaborative efforts to combat preventable...


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2009-02-16 19:57:50

The Swamp Rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) is a species of cottontail rabbit found in the swamps and wetlands of the southern United States. Swamp rabbits are skilled swimmers and often cross streams, ponds and rivers. It will also hide from predators by sitting in shallow water, exposing only its nose to the air to breathe. It is similar in appearance to other cottontails, although it is among the largest members of the genus. An adult Swamp Rabbit weighs between three to six pounds. Males...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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