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2013-09-17 23:24:28

Lafayette College receives $27.9 million gift for science and technology from stock sale of alum’s 3D printer company. Easton, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Lafayette College has received one of the largest contributions in the College’s history from Trustee Kent Rockwell ’66. The gift made to a trust that Rockwell established benefiting the College, was in the form of stock that was sold for $27.9 million. The gift will support initiatives in science, technology, and innovation at...

2013-02-23 23:02:56

Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center, a leading vein treatment center in Lafayette, IN, may specialize in treating varicose veins and other vein conditions. But the clinic has also shown that it is no stranger to matters of the heart — making large donations to local charities in 2012, and pledging to continue its giving in 2013. Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 The Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center, a leading vein treatment center in Lafayette, IN, may specialize in...

2012-08-22 18:20:19

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Thursday, August 23: Gene Kelly's 100th Profile America -- Thursday, August 23rd. Today marks the 100th birthday of one of the nation's most popular entertainers of the 1940s and '50s -- dancer, movie director and producer, choreographer, singer and actor Gene Kelly. Kelly, a powerful and athletic...

2012-06-25 18:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, JUNE 26: BAR CODES Profile America -- Tuesday, June 26th. The person's name is not known, but whoever bought a pack of chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio on this day 38 years ago was making history. It was the first purchase of an item to be scanned into a cash register...

2012-06-15 18:21:15

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JUNE 16: PLAYING IT SAFE Profile America -- Saturday, June 16th. With summer here, we all tend to become more active, and pull out sports and recreational equipment that we haven't used for months. That's why this is National Safety Month. Each week will concentrate on a different area...

2012-06-08 18:22:23

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JUNE 9: LES PAUL Profile America -- Saturday, June 9th. Today marks the birthday of one of the most influential guitarists of the American music scene. Born Lester Polsfuss, he became famous as Les Paul. He invented the solid-body guitar and recording techniques that allowed a...

2012-06-04 18:20:33

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, JUNE 5: A TOP COWBOY Profile America -- Tuesday, June 5th. Can you imagine a popular movie actor today who doesn't smoke, drink, swear, never kisses a girl and never throws the first punch? Such a character was Hopalong Cassidy, played by William Boyd whose birthday is observed today. He...

2012-06-03 18:20:06

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, JUNE 4: BATTLE OF MIDWAY 70TH Profile America -- Monday, June 4th. On this date 70 years ago, one of the great turning points of history took place, as the U.S. Navy dealt a crippling blow to the Imperial Japanese Navy in the Battle of Midway. The battle occurred just six months after many...

2012-06-01 18:20:28

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JUNE 2: NATIONAL TRAILS DAYS Profile America -- Saturday, June 2nd. This is a day for hiking boots, shorts, a bottle of water, and maybe a little insect repellant -- it's National Trails Day, a time to get out and experience the beauty of nature firsthand. The day celebrates the nation's...

2012-04-29 18:20:14

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, APRIL 30: FIXING UP TIME Profile America -- Monday, April 30th. With the market for new homes still depressed, many are deciding to fix up their current house while others are taking advantage of the good weather to accomplish long-delayed tasks. April is the kickoff for the...