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2014-08-27 12:28:02

#MDAtelethon CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Country music stars, including Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Sara Evans and Brad Paisley, will bring their star power to the 49th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon this Labor Day weekend airing this Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c on ABC television stations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140553 Viewers tuning into the 2014 telethon, one of America's longest-standing and beloved fundraising and...

2014-08-26 12:24:13

MDA's National Goodwill Ambassador Reagan Imhoff and Fall Out Boy's Bassist kick off the MDA Show of Strength for people fighting muscle disease CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2014 National Goodwill Ambassador Reagan Imhoff of New Berlin, Wis., is set to open the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon alongside Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz this Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the...

2014-08-25 12:21:31

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 31, Staten Island, N.Y. CITGO Marketers Capitol Petroleum Group and Certified Gasolines came together to promote and host their first golf tournament benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Ten groups played in the tournament at La Touretta Golf Course on Staten Island, raising more than $21,000 for MDA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139199 "This event in support of MDA is an excellent way for...

2014-08-20 16:24:01

Aloe Blacc, Alyssa Milano, Brad Paisley, Bret Michaels, Fall Out Boy, Jason Derulo, Josh Groban, LeAnn Rimes and Rascal Flatts among those set to appear on the Muscular Dystrophy Association's telethon CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The entertainment industry has once again joined together to lend support to the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The 49(th) broadcast of the television fundraising event will air in primetime on ABC,...

2014-08-15 20:21:50

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having a bucket of ice water dumped on your head may not seem dignified, but it is certainly helping MDA and other ALS-fighting organizations raise awareness and funds as the viral social media craze continues to sweep across America. Today, Steven M. Derks, President and CEO of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, joined the ranks of tens of thousands of people willing to get chilled in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Derks accepted the...

2014-08-11 08:24:22

Local Virginia CITGO Marketer Teams with Two CITGO Terminals to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association SOUTH HILL, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Parker Oil Company and CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently joined forces to support the annual CITGO/Parker Oil Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Golf Outing. Recently, Parker Oil employees and representatives from CITGO terminal facilities in Richmond and Chesapeake, Va. joined MDA representatives, golfers...

2014-08-04 12:20:40

Local CITGO Marketer Sponsors Central Arkansas Ride for Life Poker Run LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Flash Market, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to support the first annual Lander's Harley-Davidson Ride for Life Poker Run which kicks off Sept. 6 in conjunction with the ninth annual Open Bike Rally in Hot Springs, Ark. The fundraising event will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Central Arkansas and the...

2014-07-23 23:20:08

Program Aims to Raise $1 Million by Encouraging Drivers to Give Back to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Chicago (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Jiffy Lube today announced the kickoff of the third annual MUSCLE UP campaign that will raise funds to help save and improve the lives of more than one million Americans fighting muscle disease. As part of the campaign, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube service centers through...

2014-07-23 08:23:20

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Jiffy Lube service centers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, and Vermont will kick off the 2014 MUSCLE UP® campaign in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) with a special fundraising effort. Each Jiffy Lube will donate $1 for every Jiffy Lube Signature Service® Oil Change purchased in participating New England stores during the weekend of July 25, 26 and 27. There are 76 Jiffy Lube service centers...

2014-07-17 23:01:11

Annual Fill the Boot Campaigns Heat Up This Summer; Events Nationwide Benefit Children and Adults Fighting Muscle Disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) are set to kick off another summer season of the fire fighters' spirited Fill the Boot campaign. Throughout 2014, the two organizations are celebrating 60 years of a partnership committed to saving and improving the lives of more than one...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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