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2014-07-18 12:23:45

Organizations Celebrate Early Success of National "Canadian Tire Jumpstart Get in the Game!" Pilot Program TORONTO, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Since July 2013, 4,457 children from priority neighbourhoods across Canada have been given a sporting chance thanks to "Canadian Tire Jumpstart Get in the Game!" - a pilot program launched by Jumpstart Charities and Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC) that aims to remove the financial barriers keeping many kids from participating in organized...

2014-03-18 08:28:58

TORRANCE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart® is proud to announce the School of Dragons® game has just launched on the Android platform and is now available in Google Play(TM) and Amazon® app stores for Android-powered tablets. The app adds to the game's existing, robust platform portfolio which includes an iPad app, Facebook game, and web browser game. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131220/LA36797LOGO The School of Dragons game brings DreamWorks Animation's How to...

2014-02-28 08:23:11

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities today announced the second year of their commitment to the Parasport Jumpstart Fund, an initiative which helps kids with disabilities from financially disadvantaged families participate in organized sports and recreational programs. Investment in the 2014 Parasport Jumpstart Fund will increase from $100,000 to $150,000 to help even more kids living with disabilities get in the...

2014-02-12 23:02:02

Trusted Publishers for Parents and Kids Team Up to Develop Tool for Kindergarten Preparation Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 It’s kindergarten registration time -- an important time for parents of preschoolers, as they are faced with determining whether their child is ready for this big step. Now parents can get the help they need with that decision with the new Kindergarten Readiness app for iPad® and iPhone®. Developed by the parenting experts at FamilyEducation and...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.