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2014-07-25 12:25:05

New Orleans Pelican Point Guard Jrue Holiday Provides an Assist by Encouraging Local Children to Practice Healthy Habits NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a partnership spanning more than 20 years, Colgate-Palmolive proudly joined the National Dental Association (NDA) today for the launch of NDA-HEALTH NOW - a new health initiative that will send dental professionals, physicians, optometrists and nurses into New Orleans' underserved communities to provide free...

2014-07-23 16:22:14

NEW ORLEANS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) CEO Dominik Knoll welcomed Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) for a special luncheon program on July 17 at the Westin Canal Place Hotel. The special event was hosted by the WTCNO Energy Committee with support from the Tulane Energy Institute. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129699 Gerard spoke passionately about the need for strong...

2014-07-17 08:35:44

Newly Remodeled Store Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Offers, Ribbon Cutting FORT WORTH, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack will celebrate the opening of the company's fifth interactive remodeled store in the New Orleans area starting Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. The newly remodeled store is located at 717 Canal Street and marks RadioShack's continued effort to revitalize area stores. RadioShack is proud to maintain its presence in the New Orleans community for more than 46...

2014-07-16 08:22:46

The ReFresh Project of New Orleans Wins the 2014 Garnier Green Garden NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After transforming over 1,500 pounds of recycled personal care waste into a one-of-a-kind Garnier Green Garden in Harlem and overhauling a garden at a special needs school in the Bronx, Garnier and TerraCycle took their eco efforts on the road with the "Where Should Our Garden Grow?" campaign to award one recipient with a new community garden. After a public voting period,...

2014-07-14 23:08:05

VooDoo’s Summer Ribtacular gives VooDoo BBQ and Grill customers tons of chances to win up to $30,000 from VooDoo and the Florida Lottery. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 People have been raving about VooDoo BBQ & Grill since the chain opened their first South Florida location in January 2013, but now the New Orleans inspired BBQ hot spot as added some extra spice to their "Magic" for the summer by giving guests a chance at winning $30,000 from the Florida Lottery – just for...

2014-07-09 23:09:47

American Society of Anesthesiologists to Sponsor Hope For The Warriors Run New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Registration is now open for the New Orleans Run For The Warriors®, a 3-mile run and 1-mile walk to be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. The New Orleans Run For The Warriors® is sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as part of their national educational event, ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014. All proceeds from the race will benefit...

2014-07-09 08:26:00

Irvin Mayfield and New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Members to Perform NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Journalist Soledad O'Brien along with her husband Brad Raymond will host the annual fundraising event, "New Orleans to New York City Gala" on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Espace in New York. The celebration is the biggest night of the year for the Starfish Foundation, created to provide promising young women a bridge between obstacles and opportunities. Party guests...

2014-07-08 12:25:05

Host Father Sebastiaan, a leading expert on the vampire subculture, promises this event to be informative, exciting and sometimes shocking. NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you say that the Endless Night Festival in New Orleans over the 2014 Halloween weekend is a unique event - well, that's just a gross understatement. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125031 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125030 Hosted by the legendary Father...

2014-07-07 16:22:37

FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) annual ESSENCE Festival attracted a record-breaking 550,000 attendees from around the world to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, earning the distinction of being the largest gathering in the event's history. Touted as one of the country's biggest live events, the ESSENCE Festival celebrated its 20(th) anniversary July 3-6...

2014-07-01 12:22:23

-- 2014 marks Ford's sixth consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor of the ESSENCE Festival that kicks off this weekend in New Orleans DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be there to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with the keys to an all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, as part of its title sponsorship. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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