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2014-07-01 12:26:13

$38.4 Million Raised BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year's race on April 21(st), with an expanded field size of 36,000 registered runners, more than 300 organizations received donations in support of their missions. The majority of...

2014-05-07 12:25:54

Wins for Best Mutual Fund Online Ad and Email Message BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments won two awards at the 12(th) annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards, sponsored by the Web Marketing Association. The firm won "Best Mutual Fund Online Ad" for its entry "John Hancock Funds has a new name" and "Best Mutual Fund Email Message" linked to the ad campaign. In September of 2013, John Hancock Funds changed its name to John Hancock Investments,...

2014-04-17 12:25:57

Athletes Discuss Kenyan Culture and Training with Elmwood Elementary Students HOPKINTON, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today brought the Boston Marathon defending women's champion Rita Jeptoo, two past champions, and other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. The rally, part of John Hancock's 'Scholars and Stars' program, gives students an opportunity to meet Kenyan athletes and...

2014-04-16 16:25:55

9 Schools Compete in Second Annual Friendship Sprint Medley Relay BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More than 300 students from Boston Public High School track teams participated in the event. After dynamic stretching and core strengthening...

2014-03-20 12:28:18

Banner Designs Include 12 with "We Run Together" Theme and an Honor Banner BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a brief program on Boylston Street this morning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers helped race sponsor John Hancock reveal designs for its 2014 Boston Marathon street banners. Each year, approximately 500 banners are hung in Boston usually a month prior to the race until about a week following the event. Similar to prior...

2014-01-27 12:24:10

- Only one-third of respondents prepare a detailed budget tracking income and spending BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of affluent investors by John Hancock found that most (67 percent) do not have much use for household budgeting. Of those who don't budget, only a third think they would be better off financially if they prepared one. Investors cite several reasons for not relying on a household budget. Just under a third say they have a different system...

2014-01-21 12:26:10

46 Elite Athletes From 13 Countries Invited For 118th Running on April 21 BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 21. A complete field list follows. Reigning champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles, but will be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for the world's...

2014-01-16 16:21:09

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soltage-Greenwood, a joint venture between the North American clean energy division of the Libra Group and premier North American solar power provider Soltage, LLC, today announced that John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) will lead equity financing for the construction and operation of multiple solar power stations across the United States. A consortium of investors led by John Hancock and Libra Group will provide an initial equity...

2014-01-08 12:32:00

- JOHNHANCOCKINSURANCE.COM Provides Products, Tools And Resources To Help Consumers Protect Their Financial Futures BOSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Insurance today announced the launch of its new consumer website: www.johnhancockinsurance.com. The new website gives consumers convenient, one-stop access to a wide range of information on life and long-term care insurance products and services and also helps raise consumer awareness about the important role insurance can play...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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