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2011-06-22 12:15:00

DALLAS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, The World Leader in Private Clubs, announces that, in a nationwide effort to honor and assist veterans, clubs in the ClubCorp family and their members raised more than $78,000 during the company's March Toward Memorial Day fundraising efforts. The donations will be divided and donated to a variety of PGA-inspired veterans' programs, including Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA), Golf for Injured Veterans Everywhere (GIVE), Clearview Legacy...

2011-05-29 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MAY 30: MEMORIAL DAY Profile America -- Monday, May 30th. Today is Memorial Day, looked on as the start of the summer season and a time for family gatherings and sporting events. But the true meaning of the day is underlined by the continuing sacrifices made by U.S. forces in several...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

While recent rains have slowed the drop of high waters on Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo, almost all Branson businesses are safe, open and ready for visitors this Memorial Day. With a few tips and reminders about the Branson Floods, vacationers can prepare for a vacation without worry. Branson, MO (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 The news from Branson, Missouri since April's flooding has been all about water levels with a focus on the water levels at Table Rock Dam and its direct feed into Lake...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

Popular SiriusXM Radio Host and Past International President of Lions Clubs to Attend Washington DC (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 SiriusXM radio host, Joe "The Black Eagle" Madison and Lions Clubs Past International President Clement "Clem" Kusiak will join fellow Lions from Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware as they march at this year's National Memorial Day Parade. Madison and Kusiak will be joined by their spouses on the Lions Clubs float down Constitution Ave on Memorial Day, May...

2011-05-27 13:40:00

ARMONK, N.Y., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An IBM (NYSE: IBM) analysis of blog posts, Tweets, news sites and other social media in the United States indicates that fewer travelers expect to cancel their Memorial Day Holiday trips this year compared with last year - despite the dramatic rise in the price of gas during the past six months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) During the project, conducted by IBM Research and IBM Global Business Services, analytics...

2011-05-27 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday the Pentagon Memorial Fund will participate in the 2011 National Memorial Day Parade being held in Washington, D.C. The parade is the Seventh Annual National Memorial Day Parade presented by Boeing. This event is an opportunity for thousands of patriotic Americans to come together to honor those who have sacrificed so much in service to our country. The 2011 National Memorial Day Parade celebrates all who have served in uniform from...

2011-05-25 15:00:00

TUNICA, Miss., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Tunica will honor first responders and military personnel in a special 1:30 p.m. CDT appreciation ceremony before reopening the casino Friday, May 27, 2011 at 2 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/LA06675LOGO) First responders and military personnel are also invited to present their IDs to enjoy a free meal at the Paula Deen Buffet throughout the Memorial Day holiday, Friday through Monday, May 30. Harrah's...


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.