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2011-08-16 09:37:00

WHEELING, W.Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-State Petroleum Corporation, a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, is inviting Wheeling residents to make a splash at a special dunk tank fundraising event to help benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, August 17 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the company's store located at 1243 National Road, Wheeling, WV....

2011-06-09 09:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ind. and FOXBORO, Mass., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, announced its Cosco® Brand has made a commitment to donate $150,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dorel-juvenile-groups-cosco-brand-pledges-150000-donation-to-make-a-wish-foundation-123542209.html Until April...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), the maker of LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%, announced today the launch of the 2011 LATISSE® Wishes Challenge. Inspired by the tradition of blowing on an eyelash to make wishes come true, the campaign is gaining momentum for the second year by rallying women in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to granting...

2011-06-03 05:18:00

BIRKIRKARA, Malta, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Make A Wish Malaysia Annual Charity Golf Tournament is taking place at the KLGCC Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on Friday 3rd June, with a league of over 150 golfers. The remarkable charity sponsors terminally ill children to enable them have their wish come true. Graham Storey, the Area Manager of The deVere Group Malaysia office commented, "We are delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to this great event for such a...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

Otis Spunkmeyer is sponsoring the Make-A-Wish Foundation with a special cookie to honor World Wish Day. Called Emily's Rainbow Chocolate Crispy, this cookie dough flavor combines decadent chocolate dough with crisped rice, milk chocolate chips, and candy-coated rainbow chocolate pieces. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. (OSI), the nation's leading fresh-baked cookie company, announces a limited time product offering in honor of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® and...

2011-04-25 08:04:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What do 2,000 volunteers, mounds of soap suds, 140 CARSTAR stores and more than 4,000 vehicles add up to? Dreams come true for Make-A-Wish® kids and children with cystic fibrosis across North America! This June 11, thousands of volunteers across the United States and Canada will be washing vehicles in hopes of breaking the Guinness World Record for "Most Cars Washed - Multiple Venues" it set in 2009 by washing more...

2011-03-16 13:28:00

NOVI, Mich., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Care Group, Inc., the second largest early education and child care provider in North America, is pleased to announce that its family of schools has raised more than $600,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This amount will help grant the wishes of more than 80 children with life-threatening medical conditions. Last year, the Foundation granted 13,580 wishes, the highest annual total in its history. (Logo:...

2011-02-07 08:00:00

SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Could going bald actually be a good thing? Thanks to the team at BIC, through their BIC 4 GOOD program, going bald is a great thing! BIC has teamed up with the men of Orange Country Choppers (OCC) as part of the 2011 BIC 4 GOOD program to ask Americans to shave their heads in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a leading charity that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. BIC first partnered with OCC for the...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.