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2014-03-06 23:02:05

Students will help tackle issues such as gun control, homelessness and illiteracy in major U.S. cities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Each year, hundreds of Howard University students give up spring vacations and trips home to honor the University’s motto of “truth and service” during the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program. From March 8 to March 14, nearly 400 students will volunteer more than 16,000 hours in Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, New Orleans, Washington...

2014-03-05 12:28:20

BOSTON, Mar. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighQuest Partners, host of the annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit ("Summit"), today announced that its October 2014 conference will include participation from Informa Economics Group, the prestigious agri-research company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Pertinent topics addressed at Informa Economics' previously held Annual Fall Outlook Conferences, such as the overview on global feed and grains, the management and monetization of scarce...

2014-03-03 12:25:09

Partnership to kick off National Cheerleading Safety Month in March MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Cheerleading Safety Month, Varsity has partnered with CheerSafe, a coalition organized by USA Cheer and the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA), to improve cheerleading safety by increasing safety awareness throughout the cheerleading community. CheerSafe and CheerSafe.org provides athletes, coaches and parents...

2014-02-28 23:25:38

Electronic Security Specialists Now Licensed Locksmith In Tennessee Memphis, TN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Electronic Security Specialists now offers locksmith services to banks and other area businesses. These services include safe deposit work, safe and vault work and all general lock work. Safe deposit work include everything from drilling a delinquent box, to rekeying a box for a customer who has lost their key, to routine maintenance and servicing of safe deposit which includes...

2014-02-28 12:23:19

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signum Group, LLC, the authority in asset and operations software solutions, has been selected by the City of Memphis to implement Oracle Enterprise Asset Management (Oracle eAM). Signum Group will use its innovative SignumWay((TM)) Methodology to provide the City of Memphis system implementation services, control and quality programs that will maximize the performance and safety of assets that serve local citizens. "Our team is excited about...

2014-02-27 12:28:29

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper today announced that it has once again been named as the No. 1 company in the Forest and Paper Products sector in FORTUNE(®) magazine's annual ranking of "The World's Most Admired Companies(® )2014." This is International Paper's 11th time in the last 12 years to top the FORTUNE(®) list in this sector. Companies are scored in nine categories: ability to attract and retain talented people, quality of management,...

2014-02-27 12:26:46

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Theraplex skincare company signs TV personality & real estate expert Katrina Campins to an endorsement deal for their line of hypoallergenic and fragrance-free skin care products. Campins, who recently starred on Style Network's Hot Listings Miami, will use social media to help garner attention for Theraplex products through online promotions and social media posts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/CL73708 Campins...

2014-02-25 23:35:44

Data Facts, Inc - a nationwide provider of background screening and mortgage lending solutions - announces CEO, Daphne Large, will be inducted into the Society of Entrepreneurs (SOE). Memphis TN (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Daphne Large, CEO of Data Facts, Inc. will be inducted into the Society of Entrepreneurs in Memphis TN. Some of the esteemed members calling Memphis their home include Fred Smith (FedEx), Pitt Hyde (Auto Zone), Debbi Fields (Mrs. Fields Cookies) along with the late...

2014-02-25 23:22:52

Memphis-based HigherVisibility is the #1 SEO Company in the U.S., according to an SEO authority’s monthly Top 50 list for February 2014. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Memphis-based HigherVisibility is the #1 SEO Company in the U.S., according to an SEO authority’s monthly Top 50 list for February 2014. BestSEOCompanies.com publishes a monthly list of the 50 best SEO Companies in America. Several criteria are used to compile the list, such as how well the company ranks for its...

2014-02-21 16:21:56

Eric Clapton concert tickets are on sale now for two epic concerts in the United States, and QueenBeeTickets.com has cut prices on all remaining seats. Clapton is set to perform in Memphis, Tennessee on April 30 at Mud Island Amphitheatre and then in Birmingham, Alabama on May 2 at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. GERMANTOWN, Wis., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eric Clapton concert tickets can be obtained easily and affordably at QueenBeeTickets.com. At the current time, the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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