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2014-04-09 16:23:56

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2014, the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture raised $15,003 for nine organizations within the Comstock Historic District. The Comstock Foundation matched donations up to $1,000 for each organization. The fundraising event was part of a commemoration of the restoration of the Upper Yellow Jacket hoist and ore chute in Gold Hill, the Foundation's first substantial preservation project since organizing in June 2013....

2013-09-10 12:27:14

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two lectures remain in the Driehaus Museum's popular Samuel M. Nickerson Lecture Series season, taking place on September 19 and October 17. Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs 1851-1939Jason T. Busch, Chief Curator and Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Carnegie Museum of ArtThursday, September 19 Decorative arts displayed at the world's fairs in the late 19(th) and early...

2013-07-25 23:00:19

Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a literary presentation on July 31. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community will host a Mark Twain presentation at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31. The community, which is located at 6960 State Rte. 162 in Maryville, Illinois,...

2013-05-16 23:30:45

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has posted five terrific storybook family vacation ideas spanning from South Dakota and Missouri to PEI, London, and Paris. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Stumped for a summer family vacation idea? Find a story and create a trip. Storybook family vacations offer endless possibilities for sharing family fun. Some of the most popular and timeless children´s books have real time vacation possibilities and the potential for incredible vacation memories....

2012-11-19 16:24:41

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today the successful completion of its previously announced public offering of 3,692,673 shares of its common stock. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering will be approximately $7.2 million, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital,...

2011-11-14 07:10:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Twain might best be remembered for his writings about life on the Mississippi River, featuring his most famous character Huck Finn. When Twain died over 100 years ago, he probably never would have imagined some of the world's most renowned actors, musicians, authors and entertainers would come together to celebrate his life. That celebration resulted in a new double-CD set that is burning up the charts and is particularly unique...

2011-11-10 13:00:00

Public Forum to be held November 10th, 2011 at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Health Justice CT -- an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut -- will host its first community public forum on Conversations Toward Social Change held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm EST at the Mark Twain House, located at 351 Farmington...

2011-06-23 16:07:00

27th Stamp in the Literary Arts Series Visit this link to view the stamp image: http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2011/pr11_076.htm WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed author and humorist Mark Twain is being honored by the U.S. Postal Service with the issuance of a commemorative Forever postage stamp in the city that served as the setting for two of his most famous works. A first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held June 25 at the Mark Twain Boyhood...

2011-06-21 13:14:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mark Twain House & Museum will present a once-in-a-lifetime event with three of America's most popular writers- Mark My Words: An Evening with David Baldacci, John Grisham and Jodi Picoult. ForeSite Technologies, a Web site design and IT support company, sponsored the event by developing and donating a promotional website (www.twainmarkmywords.com). The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19th at 8:00 p.m. at Yale...

2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Friday, May 6, students from HISD's Mark Twain Elementary will gather at one of Houston's most well-known pieces of public art, Henry Moore's Large Spindle Piece in Eleanor Tinsley Park on the Allen Parkway. This year in their first year to adopt a monument, the students have worked to raise funds for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the large bronze. Supplemented by a generous donation from eCORP, the total amount raised is $2,800....