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2014-06-26 20:21:31

BOSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by President of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Board of Directors, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, on the passing of Senator Howard Baker (R-TN): "Today, we mourn the passing of Howard Baker--a great legislator and a great man. My husband Ted worked very closely with Senator Baker over the years, on issues ranging from taxes to voting rights. A true champion for the people of Tennessee, the 'great...

2014-06-20 23:04:39

Students from the Best Buddies chapter at Kingwood Park High School took in the sights and sounds of the Disney World theme park and Universal Orlando Resort. The Reed Family, and various generous donors, helped to make this trip a reality and were thrilled to join up with the children in Florida and be part of a truly special adventure. Addison, TX (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Randall Reed, Founder and CEO of Starbase Jet, an industry-leading private jet service provider, along with his family...

2014-05-21 12:28:05

Presented by Country Kitchen BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that the 15(th) Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port, presented by Country Kitchen, will take place on May 30 - 31. More than 1,500 people are expected to participate in the Challenge - a...

2014-05-16 16:24:51

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 3rd Annual Gala was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Espace in New York City. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the Center's tremendous success in turning around the lives of young people that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders, exemplifying its commitment to provide the most effective treatment for chemically dependent youth....

2014-05-13 23:08:50

Innovant will display two new products, FORm_AV and FORm_office Standing Height, at NeoCon 2014 in Chicago. Both products are contenders for Contract Magazine’s Best of NeoCon Awards in the conference room furniture and benching categories, respectively, and have also been submitted for Interior Design Magazine’s new HIP at NeoCon Awards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Innovant is proud to announce its display at the Merchandise Mart for NeoCon 2014 in Chicago, June 9-11. The new...

2014-05-07 12:25:35

BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (EMK Institute) announced it will open to the general public with a formal dedication in March of 2015. The heart and soul of the Institute is a full-scale representation of the U.S. Senate Chamber with viewing gallery - a vivid expression of Senator Kennedy's abiding commitment to public service. Senator Kennedy had a deep respect for the United States Senate and its unique role in our...

2014-04-11 12:22:46

Maureen Grieco joins team from MIT's Philanthropic Partnerships office. BOSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is proud to announce Maureen O. Grieco as Vice President of Development. As a member of the Institute's senior management team she will design and implement the organization's Fundraising Strategic Plan. Grieco has 10 years in managing major gift fundraising for large organizations. Most...

2014-03-19 23:02:22

Starbase Jet is pleased to report the private jet travel package helped Best Buddies surpass their goal of $500,000, which enables thousands of friendship and employment opportunities for people with IDD. Contributions to Best Buddies are judiciously spent, with the majority of these funds directly applied to the enrichment of the organization’s programs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, was the proud premier sponsor in-kind of...

2014-03-17 12:27:15

Health Care Advocate Brings Unique Perspective to Leading Patient Experience Firm BOSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, today announced the addition of Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy, Jr. to its Board of Directors. Kennedy brings a unique perspective to Press Ganey's Board as both a long-time advocate for affordable health care in the U.S. and for the civil rights of persons with disabilities. "We are thrilled to have Ted join...

2014-03-12 23:29:30

Magic Happens Foundation president and founder Daniella Cippitelli Abruzzo receives the First Ever Fitness Legacy Award presented by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Following Governor Schwarzenegger’s keynote address, “Legacy” honoree Daniella Cippitelli Abruzzo served as an expert presenter on the “Round Table with the Champions” at the ICA 22nd Annual Symposium on Natural Fitness & Sports held in conjunction with Governor...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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