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2014-10-10 12:24:35

Top mid-Atlantic convenience store commits to delivering more nutritious options to meet the needs of the communities it serves LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, today announced that Sheetz, one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, has...

2014-09-18 16:23:51

Third Class of the National Student Poets Program has been selected by White House Committee to Serve as National Poetry Ambassadors WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation's highest honor for teen poets presenting original work, began their year of poetry events, workshops and service projects with a reading hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama in the Blue Room of the White House. These five outstanding young...

2014-09-10 20:24:02

Orange County Plastic Surgeon Says It's Time to Stop Demeaning People for Their Beauty Choices NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, 15.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. That's nearly one procedure every two seconds. And, in January 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama, about to turn 50, made headlines by telling People magazine she isn't ruling out plastic surgery or Botox as...

2014-08-06 23:00:55

Camfed and the MasterCard Foundation Publish “When You Educate a Girl, Everything Changes”, Collection of Stories Charting the Journeys and Aspirations of Scholars in Ghana Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Camfed (Campaign for Female Education), an international nonprofit organization that invests in the education of girls in rural Africa, announced that today, Founder and President Ann Cotton joined an esteemed panel of experts in Washington, D.C. to address the expansion of...

2014-07-28 23:08:58

CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as they join the group's DrinkUP effort, which encourages people across the country to drink more water, more often. Sussex, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as...

2014-07-03 23:04:22

Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. In a poll of 1,650 registered voters George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Billy Graham, Clint Eastwood, Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou followed closely. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United...

2014-06-11 08:31:13

Actress Eva Longoria and Brita Continue Commitment to Partnership for a Healthier America's "Drink Up" Initiative OAKLAND, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brita water filtration brand is teaming up with the YMCA of the USA and actress, director, producer and activist Eva Longoria to help encourage kids to drink more water. As part of the ongoing effort to support organizations fighting childhood obesity and working towards healthier futures for our children, Brita...

2014-05-24 04:20:46

In response to an article published by PBS, ArtSchools.com, a leading directory of top art schools, applauds First Lady Michelle Obama for promoting arts education with a White House talent show. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ArtSchools.com, a leading online directory of top art schools, applauds Michelle Obama for organizing a White House talent show to raise awareness of the importance of arts education. Photo -...

2014-05-07 23:00:46

Mother’s Day celebrates its 100th anniversary this year following a decade of activism led by the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) and with the FOE's celebration of the completion of $25 million commitment to establish the FOE Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa. In 2014 Michelle Obama tops the list as the most admired mother in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the FOE. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The American nationwide observance of...

2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.