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2014-06-20 08:20:19

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Subaru Triathlon Series, in conjunction with title sponsor Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI), is thrilled to kick start its program, Nights of Family Comfort, with a season fundraising goal of $25,000 for its official charity of choice, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada. Under the program, athletes can choose to race on behalf of the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of their choice. To bring awareness to the initiative, the Ontario Subaru Dealers...

2014-06-09 16:23:50

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed journalist Elizabeth MacDonald, who created Forbes Magazine's "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" annual ranking, has now turned her attention from the world of finance to an unsung trailblazer of the Middle Ages. Skirting Heresy: The Life & Times of Margery Kempe (published June 2014, by Franciscan Media), is a bold, new look at the mysterious and misunderstood Margery Kempe, the first autobiographer in the English language. It...

2012-09-27 23:01:51

Small business owner hoping to raise awareness for RMH (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Beth Leipold, owner of evoplanning, is hosting an event on December 12, 2012 to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Akron and recognize the unique date of her birthday this year. A luncheon will take place at St. George Family Center in Fairlawn, Ohio. Ms. Leipold became acquainted with the services provided by Ronald McDonald House 20 years ago when her daughter was sent to neonatal at eight days old. Her family...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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