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2014-08-07 23:10:32

Nebraska personal injury law firm urges residents of the state to write to Nebraska’s representatives and senators in Washington D.C. to pass the CARS Act to support the fundraising initiatives of organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving. OMAHA, NE (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Personal injury litigation firm, Inkelaar Law supports H.R. 4960, the Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification (CARS) Act (The Act). The legislation was introduced in the House on June 25, 2014....

2014-05-27 08:21:10

Telecab, Will County's premier taxi company, will be sponsoring the Walk Like MADD event in Homer Glen on June 8, 2014. JOLIET, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is holding their annual Walk Like MADD event, their signature fundraiser, in cities across the nation. Telecab will be lending their sponsorship to help raise awareness and funds, as well as a team of walkers, to help eliminate drunk driving. The walk that Telecab will be sponsoring is...

2014-05-06 08:22:20

PHILADELPHIA and DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For mothers, nothing is more important than keeping their families safe. Just in time for Mother's Day, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD), the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, is releasing new public service announcements (PSAs). MADD worked with Poptent, the global leader in crowdsourced video production, to create the messages, which can be viewed at...

2014-01-25 20:20:06

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado kicked off its first annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event during an afternoon of bowling to "STRIKE out drunk driving." MADD supporters, volunteers, and community partners bowled to raise awareness and funds to keep Colorado communities safe. The kickoff bowling event was designed to give Walk teams the opportunity to sign up their walkers and raise funds -- all...

2014-01-06 10:00:54

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that dysfunction in a single gene in mice causes fasting hyperglycemia, one of the major symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Their findings were reported online in the journal Diabetes. If a gene called MADD is not functioning properly, insulin is not released into the bloodstream to regulate blood sugar levels, says Bellur S. Prabhakar, professor and head of microbiology and immunology at UIC and lead author of...

2013-12-19 23:02:12

Wolf helped author the national .08 standard and improve traffic safety. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 With the recent announcement that Virginia Representative Frank Wolf will retire when the current Congress adjourns in 2014, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) expresses its gratitude to Congressman Wolf for his leadership and advocacy in saving lives and stopping drunk driving. During his service as chairman of the House Transportation Appropriations Committee, Wolf...

2013-12-13 23:03:19

MADD's statement on the departure of Administrator David Strickland. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) profoundly thanks David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for his exemplary service to the country, for his leadership within the highway safety community, and for his tireless commitment to saving lives and preventing injuries on our nation’s roads. Administrator Strickland served as...


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.