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2014-04-24 23:11:45

Former Yosemite Ranger, Jim Cogan, will give his personal, interactive presentation on the Hetch Hetchy Valley, followed by a discussion and tasting of Living Tree Community Foods. This event is free and open to the public. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Living Tree Community Foods invites the public to a free presentation and tasting at 7:30pm on May 1st at UC Berkeley’s Faculty Club. Naturalist and former Yosemite ranger, Jim Cogan, will give his personal, interactive...

2011-06-14 08:04:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANF Group, Inc., a South Florida based construction management firm, announced today the completion of the 170,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - the first free standing children's hospital in Broward County. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/FL18288 ) The hospital's unique 4-story building and new central energy plant is designed to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)...

2010-12-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11: JOE DIMAGGIO RETIRES FROM BASEBALL Profile America -- Saturday, December 11th. One of baseball's greatest players -- Joe DiMaggio -- announced his retirement from the game on this day in 1951. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders,...

2010-11-08 14:44:00

LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Amazon Defense Coalition: A former Chevron oilfield worker has described in graphic detail how the company ordered its employees to systematically dump toxic waste into the waterways of the Amazon rainforest, according to representatives of the communities suing the oil giant.In a video posted on the website of the environmental group Amazon Watch, a former Chevron oilfield worker Jhinsop...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY® award-winning musician, Tim McGraw, and renowned chef, Michael Chiarello, will bring their talents to the Tug McGraw Foundation's annual event to raise awareness for individuals battling brain tumors and other neurological conditions. This year the Tug McGraw Foundation will host a two-day event in Napa Valley that will unite the worlds of music, food and wine while honoring people, including the nation's military...

2010-08-31 17:19:00

MIAMI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Irma Martinez, the most internationally-renowned Hispanic fashion stylist, appeared in the October issue of People en Espanol as one of the 25 most powerful women. According to the magazine, the selected group are live examples of what may be achieved with determination, also stressing the fact that "these extraordinary women are leaving their mark in the world." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/FL57151 ) (Photo:...

2010-05-05 15:39:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Tug McGraw Foundation launched its "Buy a Brick" campaign and other initiatives to kick-off Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Each year approximately 170,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with a brain tumor. The "Buy a Brick" campaign will pave the "Ya Gotta Believe" pathway that leads to the doors of the Foundation's new headquarters at the California Veterans Home in Yountville. Bricks can be purchased - and personalized - to...

2010-04-05 11:39:00

LAS VEGAS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- At 1:00 p.m. today, United States Congresswoman, Shelley Berkley, will visit students at Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School to read to at-risk children. The school is one of the highest at-risk schools in the Clark County School District and is situated in the heart of the homeless corridor. The book she will read is Call Me Madame President by Sue Pyatt, an engaging picture book that is meant to inspire a new generation of hopeful politicians. "This...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.