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2012-01-28 08:00:00

A portion of every Kids Birthday Party Invitations purchased from Announcingit.com will benefit children's charities Joy Jars by Jessie and NEGU (Never Ever Give Up), inspired by Jessica Joy Rees, who lost her 10-month fight with cancer. Foothill Ranch, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 "For 2012, we have chosen to support Joy Jars by Jessie and The NEGU Foundation," said Jeanette Herren, President of Announcingit Invitations. "These children's charities touched my heart, not only because Jessie...

2011-12-27 11:00:00

Passion 4 K.I.D.S. Children's Charity honors Jacob Wallis, the 22-year-old father of baby Izaiah, who was hit by a teen drunk driver while being wheeled in his stroller on the sidewalk by his grandfather on the way to the park. Izaiah remains paralyzed from the waist down, on a feeding tube, colostomy, tracheotomy and ventilator. Jacob has left his job to be his son's full-time caregiver, learning all the intricate medical equipment keeping his son alive. Never complaining, Jacob represents...

2011-12-02 14:32:32

Many disabled children fail to reach their full potential because they continue to be marginalized in schools, health and social care, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). "We found that disabled children often experience discrimination, exclusion and even violence," say Professor Dan Goodley and Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole, who implemented the study at the Manchester Metropolitan University. "The biggest barriers they meet are the attitudes...

2011-07-18 14:54:00

Carter Oosterhouse, Amy Smart and volunteers build new outdoor fitness playground and sustainable garden at Nueva Esperanza Charter Academy; neighborhood homes receive renovations WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, will partner with Carter's Kids, Lowe's Heroes and the Environmental Media Association (EMA) July 19-20 to build a new fitness playground and sustainable school...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.