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2014-04-14 12:28:36

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connell & Goldberg, a top independent PR firm with offices in South Florida and New York, announced today that it has been selected by Metropolitan Hospitality at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to assist in its marketing/public relations efforts. The agency will help increase awareness of the world-class event and hospitality destination, which produces year-round events on non-game days. "We are delighted to be aligned with this...

2010-04-06 20:54:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, today announced that Brian O'Connell, Live Nation's President of Nashville Touring, was awarded the prestigious, Promoter of The Year Award. This marks the 4th win for O'Connell and sets an all-time record as the first 4-time winner in this category in the history of the Academy of Country Music Awards. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081203/LAW048LOGO-b) "I am thrilled to receive this...

2010-03-03 13:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet, a leading provider of DIRECTV services for commercial properties nationwide, announced today that Co-founder and President Dave O'Connell, has been named by Business Leader Magazine as one of the Triangle's Top 50 Entrepreneurs. The Top 50 Entrepreneurs award honors prominent business leaders who have made a significant impact on the Triangle business community. "I am honored to be recognized as one of the Triangle's Top 50...

2009-08-14 06:12:40

Actor Jerry O'Connell has begun classes at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, a school official confirmed. O'Connell, 35, is best known for his work in the films Stand By Me, Jerry Maguire and Kangaroo Jack, as well as in the TV shows My Secret Identity, Sliders, Crossing Jordan and Carpoolers. He and his wife, model-actress Rebecca Romijn, are also the parents of twin girls born last January. He is very excited to be starting his law school education here at Southwestern, Leslie...

2009-06-04 08:55:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Foundation, one of the world's largest and most respected private, not-for-profit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today that the Rev. Michael J. O'Connell has been named the new chair of its Board of Trustees. O'Connell succeeds Norbert J. Conzemius, who served as chair for two years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) "The Rev. O'Connell has been a dedicated member of...

2009-03-11 07:47:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc. (www.avineon.com), a successful provider of IT, geospatial, engineering and program management solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark O'Connell as Director of Strategic Development within Avineon's Federal Systems Division. O'Connell will support federal business development efforts from a strategic planning standpoint and seek to identify new market opportunities for Avineon. O'Connell's work experience includes more than...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'