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2014-05-27 12:21:42

Interactive and Educational Exhibit on Maritime Lifesaving Practices Now Open in Nantucket NANTUCKET, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is now open with a new exhibit, "Throw Out the Lifeline: Maritime Lifesaving Practices Procedures and Pastimes". The interactive exhibit will feature maritime lifesaving skills and techniques from the past and the evolution into today's maritime practices. The exhibit will delight adults and...

2014-04-21 12:24:56

Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Ambassadors: Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USA Swimming Foundation, in association with Phillips 66, will kick off the sixth annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 on May 6, 2014 in Sweeny, Texas, with a series of press events, water safety information sessions and free to low-cost swimming lessons at local partner pools...

2014-04-02 16:26:33

Guard for Life offers unique opportunities for young lifeguards OWINGS MILLS, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer returns, young adults are considering seasonal jobs. American Pool's Guard for Life is a unique lifeguarding program. Guard for Life job opportunities exist in 12 different locations and include more than 6,500 participants. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/NE96619) Lifeguards are the first line of defense against drowning and other...

2014-03-12 08:30:11

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ]' community action A team of nurses is turning communities across the UK into lifesavers - and a lot more. In the last 12 months, Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ] has trained around 600 professionals and thousands of ordinary people to deliver the vital skills that can mean the...

2014-02-04 23:24:43

Top dog trainers use Von Falconer Way to prepare puppies for real world scenarios. Moorpark , California (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 An estimated 50 million of the Americans currently living with disabilities could benefit from the assistance of a service dog. In order to become eligible to enter the service field, dogs must undergo thorough training to prepare them for real world situations. As foremost authorities in training Golden Retriever puppies, Golden Meadows Retrievers uses the...

2014-01-28 23:04:55

The top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. Boise, ID (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, today released its list of the top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. In the company’s eight years of insuring dogs and cats, the top 10 most popular breeds have remained relatively consistent. However, the agency has noticed definite trends during the years,...

2013-12-31 23:01:36

Families looking to obtain a new puppy love Golden Meadows' retrievers. Moorpark, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 New puppies continue to arrive at Golden Meadows Retrievers so anyone interested in starting the new year with one or more trained golden retriever puppies need look no further than this reputable breeding program. "Our golden retriever puppies are ready to join any family today, whether one is in need of a family pet or a therapy or service dog," Nikki...

2013-12-24 23:05:05

The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently released a new line of lifeguard hip packs. There are three different fanny packs with various stuffings and contain essential emergency responder supplies. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 When lifeguards are on duty, it can be helpful to have a first aid kit and other essential and lifesaving items on the lifeguard at all times. The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently launched a new line...

2013-11-15 23:21:37

Options Remain in Place for Those who Wish to Purchase a Puppy Through the Breeder Moorpark, California (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 As of November 18, 2013, Golden Meadows Retrievers, and all breeders, lose the right to ship a dog or puppy to a buyer sight unseen, per new regulations of the USDA Animal Welfare Act. The regulations demand a meeting between the buyer and the puppy before shipping may occur. "Although we realize this makes it more difficult for a buyer to obtain a puppy...

2013-10-29 23:36:02

Lifeguard Master has improved on its chairs for more effective alertness, increasing the over all safety of the swimming area. These improved chairs can also withstand outdoor elements and last for decades. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 On a warm summer day at the pool or the beach, there can be massive amounts of people in the swimming area for a lifeguard to watch. For this reason alone, it is important that a lifeguard stays comfortable and alert during their shift. The...


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Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

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2009-05-12 10:27:02

The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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