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2014-01-08 08:23:41

A "first of its kind" mentoring program that allows for a synergy of excellence to exist between two great groups--U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Team athletes and U.S. veterans. ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) announced today that the credit union will be the presenting sponsor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's (USSA) Military Mentorship Program during the 2014 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix...

2011-08-15 12:43:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Technology and Systems Integrator MicroTech has been named by Hispanic Business Magazine in its July/August 2011 issue to the "100 Fastest Growing Companies" list as the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Hispanic-Owned Business in America. This is the third consecutive year that MicroTech has been ranked at the top spot on the national list -- an unprecedented feat never before accomplished in the history of the survey. MicroTech (www.Microtech.net)...

2011-03-30 10:08:00

Former Girl Scouts and Georgetown Cupcake owners Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis earn their cooking badge with local Girl Scouts WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Girl Scouts and Georgetown Cupcake owners Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis teach Girl Scouts how to bake while offering the girls inspirational advice on how to follow your dreams on DC CUPCAKES on TLC, Friday, April 1 at 10:30 PM (ET/PT). Batter will splatter and icing will fly as the...

2010-06-03 10:24:00

ACLU, EFF And Public Citizen File Briefs Supporting Time Warner Effort To Protect User Anonymity NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Subpoenas seeking the names and contact information of thousands of individual Internet users from their respective Internet service providers (ISPs) violate the individual users' rights to due process and anonymity, according to friend-of-the-court briefs filed late last night by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of the Nation's...

2008-07-01 06:00:41

By Bush, George W April 24, 2008 Thank you all. Aysia, thanks for the introduction. You did a fabulous job. I'm told that you're a very hard worker who loves school, and it's clear you always wear a smile. She's a member of her school's student advisory group, has performed in plays ranging from Shakespeare to "The Lion King," writes short stories, and as you just heard her explain, she loves all language arts. Well, that's good. Some people say I'm pretty artful with language as well....

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.