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2011-04-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Municipal Art Society of New York will present the 2011 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal to Diane von Furstenberg at its annual fundraising gala on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Hundreds of civic minded and philanthropic New Yorkers will gather at The New York Public Library as the fashion icon is honored for her tireless work as an urban pioneer, civic activist and preservationist. Serving as Honorary Chairs are Tim Gunn, Caroline Kennedy, and...

2011-04-25 11:17:00

BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vicki Kennedy, attorney, advocate and widow of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, will give the keynote address at the International Institute of New England's annual luncheon honoring the Year of International Women. The event will take place Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the State Room of 60 State Street in Boston (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Kennedy has worked on issues related to health care, guns, homelessness and economic opportunity....

2011-03-29 12:31:00

TORONTO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Kennedy, is the founder of Robert Kennedy Publishing which specializes in health and fitness. The magazine-publishing arm includes six titles: MuscleMag International, Reps!, Oxygen, American Curves, Maximum Fitness and Clean Eating magazines as well as many books. Kennedy also published the late Fitness Icon, Jack LaLanne's last book "Live Young Forever" and this New York Times Best Seller (Hardcore Bodybuilding, Reps!, RockHard!, Beef It!,...

2011-02-15 11:53:00

AbilityPath.org launches Nationwide "Disable Bullying" Campaign - Joins with Special Olympics, Best Buddies and Glee's Lauren Potter. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with special needs are victims of a nationwide silent epidemic of bullying, according to the "Walk a Mile in Their Shoes" report released today by AbilityPath.org, an online hub and special needs community for parents and professionals of children with disabilities. Full report and related...

2011-02-09 07:35:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artgig Studio, a full-service interactive agency located in Westchester, NY, in association with ESI Design, Ager Meillier Films and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, announces the launch of JFK50.org, an interactive website celebrating the 50th anniversary of the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and offering inspiration to participate in the legacy of the singular leader. As the centerpiece of the anniversary celebration,...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

NATURALHIGH.TV features drug free Superstar, Terry Kennedy, who bypassed drug abuse and adversity by engaging in his Natural High, skateboarding. Terry's interview will be part of the 'Natural High 5' film, used during drug awareness week in schools across America. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Terry Kennedy is the newest celebrity whose drug awareness PSA is being featured on NATURALHIGH.TV, an online film series that uses celebrities, bands, and professional athletes as messengers...

2011-01-19 12:25:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, The Martin Agency has launched a website, http://ourjfkspeech.org, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's inaugural address. The site, which allows users to actively participate in the historic speech, went live today. Originally delivered on January 20, 1961, the famous "Ask Not" speech aimed to unite the citizens of the U.S., as well as the rest of the world, for...

2011-01-18 19:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Sargent Shriver, who died today at age 95: "The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is saddened to learn of the passing of Sargent Shriver and extends its deepest condolences to his family. "We pay tribute to Mr. Shriver for his distinguished career as a public servant and his many accomplishments...

2011-01-18 17:44:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association joins the Shriver family and the nation in mourning the passing of Sargent Shriver. Few people have had the impact on our nation that Mr. Shriver did. His unwavering dedication to the excellence and the ideal of public service laid a groundwork that Americans continue to follow to this day. A veteran of the Unites States Navy and a recipient of the Purple Heart, Mr. Shriver leaves an unmatched legacy of...

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2011-01-14 12:25:00

Caroline Kennedy unveiled this week a $10 million project to digitize the most important papers, photographs and recordings of President John F Kennedy's days in office. Users can sort through the drafts of Kennedy's "Ask not what your country can do for you," speech, and also see how he tinkered with the words of that most famous line from his inauguration. Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, visited the National Archives and said that it reminds her the nation was built on...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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