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2011-06-16 09:20:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir...Of Sorts by Ian Morgan Cron has been selected as a featured title in the Barnes & Noble (B&N) Discover Great New Writers program. Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me will be part of the program for the months of August, September, and October 2011 at B&N stores nationwide and online at BarnesandNoble.com. Former authors to be selected...

2011-06-13 14:45:00

NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Morgan opens up to Russell Simmons on hip-pop news website, GlobalGrind, regarding the recent controversy surrounding his anti-gay comments. Morgan, who tells Russell to count him in at the next gay marriage protest, apologizes for the anti-gay remarks stating he is most sad about the comments he made about kids and bullying. "I am deeply sorry for the comments I made. What I am most sad about is the comments I made about kids and...

2011-06-08 13:30:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Captain Morgan brand announced today a $150,000 donation to the Loyola Recovery Foundation, based in Pittsford, N.Y., through its First Mate Fund, which was established by the brand in late 2010 to support responsible drinking initiatives and other programs that benefit the community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/NY48182LOGO ) Operation Economic Freedom, a program of the Loyola Recovery Foundation, focuses on providing job...

2011-04-19 14:45:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper joined Captain Morgan aboard a 17th Century replica of the Galleon Andalucia in an undisclosed tropical location last week to film a new campaign for the celebrated rum brand. Set in the mid-1600's, the campaign will - for the first time ever - feature the re-imagined history of legendary privateer and brand icon, Captain Henry Morgan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/NY86029)...

2011-02-15 09:30:00

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Morgan and Spike.com have teamed up for the second annual "Captain Morgan BracketMaster Challenge." The seven-week, head-to-head competition officially kicks off today and features 32 of the nation's hottest women from the North, South, East and West; all vying for the title of the Ultimate Morganette in a legendary bracket-style format. Starting today through April 4, fans can enter the challenge by visiting...

2011-01-28 11:06:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global transportation and logistics services firm D.W. Morgan expects to donate 50,000 meals to starving kids around the world through its second annual campaign to fight hunger, Morgan Delivers for Starving Kids. In February, Morgan will donate six meals for each shipment it delivers through its supply chain. Morgan's goal is to provide 50,000 meals to starving children via nonprofit partner Feed My Starving Children, a 501(c)(3)...

2011-01-18 11:44:00

LONDON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Ormond Street Hospital in London benefited from a charitable donation after Piers Morgan and Alan Sugar donned their boxing gloves in a battle to collect the most followers on Twitter by Christmas. The recent 'tweet off' between the two stars set the scene for an interesting challenge to emerge. Only days after joining the Twitter community, Piers Morgan bet rival Lord Sugar that he could exceed Sugar's 200,000 followers in time for Christmas...

2011-01-04 00:00:40

At only fourteen years of age, Morgan became aware of the suffering in Africa where a child dies every 6 seconds from malnutrition. She vowed at that point to do what she could to help. She formed Bands That Jam 4 Africa, a non- profit organization in 2008. She has raised over $35,000 to date. Pontiac, MI (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Teens from all over Michigan flocked to downtown Pontiac recently to watch bands from metro Detroit, Nashville and Indianapolis perform live on stage during a...

2010-10-28 09:09:00

KEY WEST, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Placing a premium on responsibility, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and the City of Key West Department of Transportation are proud to announce the return of Captain Morgan's Safe Ride buses to Fantasy Fest 2010. The Safe Ride buses provide all Fantasy Fest revelers with free public transportation from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010. "My friends, every great night starts with a plan, so climb aboard my Safe Ride buses this...

2010-10-11 13:54:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After roaming the high seas alone for more than 375 years, legendary party host Captain Morgan threw a bash for the ages Saturday night in Las Vegas to officially welcome supermodel Marisa Miller as his first-ever "First Mate." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) At just after midnight on 10/10/10, hundreds in attendance watched as Miller debuted the world premiere...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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