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2011-08-17 13:47:00

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purse Strings Network launched its brand-new, national innovative and interactive website [www.pursestringsnetwork.org]. This new national network of only women consultants and small business owners creates an intimate setting to proactively help one another achieve success in business and personal growth. Women will learn and share with one another in this ground-breaking online network. Membership consists exclusively of women-owned...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's board of directors has named Emily Chen Carrera as its newest member. She will hold a three-year term. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO) Chen Carrera's involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters began in 1992 when she became a volunteer mentor ("Big Sister") to a New York "Little" named Dennys. She also served more than 10 years as a member of one of the nationwide mentoring...

2011-08-08 17:37:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful debut in 2010, The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation will host the second annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend (GWRTW) to help teenage girls from diverse backgrounds successfully navigate the pressures and pitfalls of teenage life. Held on October 28-30, 2011 at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Center, this three-day, two night program will include influential women from business, music and entertainment who will...

2011-07-29 15:07:00

CRETE, Neb., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Petsch, Assistant General Manager at Farmland Foods and coordinator of the plant's Learners to Leaders® program, was honored today by the TeamMates Mentoring Program(TM) with their respected Local Champion Award, given to recognize individuals or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the TeamMates Mission in their community. Founded by former University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne and his wife...

2011-07-19 08:30:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Charities, the charitable giving initiative of Cox Communications, will host its 2nd Annual Benefit Concert on Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. The concert will feature adult contemporary artists Earth Wind and Fire. Show time is 8 p.m. Proceeds from the concert will fund competitive grants from Cox Charities to deserving local non-profits. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on July 22nd via...

2011-07-19 08:15:00

Sessions to Provide Solutions for Small Business Challenges WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), has once again partnered with SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" to support NAMM's 3,000+ music products industry small business members with mentoring and information resources at two upcoming NAMM conventions. During the 2011 Summer NAMM annual convention being held July 21-23 in Nashville, TN, SCORE mentors...

2011-07-01 12:30:02

Online mentoring offers students in the field of agriculture and natural resources enhanced insight into career opportunities and college life Mentoring is a recognized tool in career development and advancement. It brings a personal element to what might otherwise be a confusing process. Mentors can provide insight into the unwritten rules and culture of the professional workplace. With the click of a mouse, a student can have access to an ementor, a career professional who can expand the...

2011-06-15 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, American Airlines will join with entertainer Steve Harvey to host more than 100 boys from Dallas and across the country, June 16 - 19, during the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend at the Steve Harvey Ranch in Little Elm, Texas. Steve Harvey, American Airlines employee volunteers, including African-American pilots and aircraft mechanics, will be on hand to meet and mentor the teenage boys, who will learn about the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'