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2011-08-16 09:18:00

-- Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom to serve as Honorary Co-Chairs -- More than 1,500 people to participate in charity walk, run and ride benefiting Best Buddies International CARMEL, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /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 author, journalist...

2011-07-19 09:18:00

MIAMI, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Kennedy Shriver, the Founder and Chairman of Best Buddies International, is pleased to announce that Carlos Slim, through Fundacion TELMEX, has committed $2 million USD as a leadership gift in support of the organization's upcoming Momentum Campaign. Best Buddies (www.bestbuddies.org), which was founded by Shriver in 1989, is a nonprofit dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships,...

2011-06-14 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA) today named Sean Kennedy, who currently serves President Obama as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, as its Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs. Kennedy will be a key member of the ATA leadership team, increasing the advocacy reach of the trade organization for leading U.S. airlines. He will join ATA on July 15. (Photo:...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is pleased to host the Honorable Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy as commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Chicago Campus commencement on June 10, 2011 in downtown Chicago. Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), served in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island from 1995 to 2011. Rep. Kennedy has been a tireless advocate for...

2011-06-03 08:42:00

HERNDON, Va., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi returns for the fourth year as the official vehicle of Best Buddies International and the Title Sponsor of the 2011 Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port. Founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver in 1989, Best Buddies is a nonprofit dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental...

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2011-05-25 13:35:00

Video: Buzz Aldrin highlights the successes of the Apollo mission and makes a point to not repeat inefficient strategies in the future of space exploration. According to a newly released White House tape, President John F. Kennedy struggled with how to sell the public on a costly space program he worried had "lost its glamour" and had little political benefits. Kennedy and NASA Administrator James Webb hashed out how to strengthen public backing for the mission, like highlighting its...

2011-05-23 09:18:00

Presented by Country Kitchen -- Tom Brady, New England Patriots Quarterback & Best Buddies Global Ambassador, to serve as Honorary Chairman of the Challenge -- The Tom Brady Football Challenge & Tailgate to kick off the festivities -- More than 1,500 people expected to participate in the charity walk, run and ride this year BOSTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International (www.bestbuddies.org), a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony...

2011-05-05 15:56:00

CINCINNATI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), proud partner of Special Olympics for 31 years, announced today a program that honors Special Olympics moms by supporting their sons and daughters with a gift to Special Olympics of $250,000 to support local programs and services. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pgspecialolympics/49549/ (Photo:...

2011-04-27 12:16:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Children's Defense Fund, every 42 seconds a child is abused or neglected, and every three hours a child or teen is killed by gunfire in the United States. The stakes are incredibly high - without proper intervention, children of abuse or neglect become two and a half times more likely to commit a crime, or become the victim of a crime. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101103/PH94271LOGO ) In Massachusetts,...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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