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2014-07-17 23:01:29

Cardelli Lanfear, PC promises $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Cardelli Lanfear, PC is pleased to announce the firm has committed $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. In addition to the monetary commitment, the firm is also encouraging its employees to volunteer their free time to mentoring children. The firm is also in their third year of sponsoring...

2014-07-01 08:36:39

TROY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country, was recently awarded a contract with Oakland County, Mich.'s Oakland Schools for the purchase of a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution. Oakland Schools serves 28 local school districts in Oakland County. Plante Moran, in conjunction with the Technology Services Department, acted as the...

2014-06-13 12:25:07

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 37 percent of Oakland's private sector employees lack access to a single paid sick day. Access rates for low-wage workers earning less than $12.25 per hour in Oakland are particularly low, with 68 percent of those workers lacking access to paid sick days. Paid sick days are especially uncommon in jobs that require frequent contact with the public. In...

2014-06-11 23:14:44

Truli Media Group, Inc., parent company of Truli.com, a global, faith and family friendly media content platform and social community hub, today announced that The Pastors of Oakland have agreed to offer their sermons and other faith-based content on Truli.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), parent company of Truli.com, a global, faith and family friendly media content platform and social community hub, today announced that The Pastors of...

2014-05-31 23:07:42

The Oakland A's and Gold Glove Outfielder Josh Reddick will be on hand to dedicate Richmond's new Martin Luther King Jr. Park Baseball Field. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Hundreds of children, community residents, and celebrities are turning out to celebrate the dedication ceremony of the new baseball field at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Funded by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the Oakland A's, in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation, the new...

2014-05-27 23:03:22

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Oakland. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Located in the sunny state of California, Oakland is known for being a major center transportation as well as trade hub that has a thriving shipyard and dock industry serving from its ports. However, despite such...

2014-05-16 00:21:14

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts. OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Sport, LLC, an Oakland-based event production company, along with Mayor Jean Quan, City Officials, Community Leaders and nearly one hundred Running Enthusiasts unveiled the highly-anticipated route and event details for the city's first...

2014-05-02 23:01:02

This year Level Two Restaurant, the Oakland Marriott’s premier restaurant is partnering with 102.9 KBLX to host a Mother’s Day Champagne Buffet Brunch on Sunday, May 11th. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center will roll out a delectable spread of brunch favorites featuring a carving station, seafood, and more along with bottomless mimosas! Listen to 102.9 KBLX for a chance to win a table for four (a $200 value) from now until May...

2014-04-22 23:11:45

Andrew Hurteau and Butterfield Speaks to help 'polish the pitch' for 20 promising entrepreneurs at the upcoming Vator Splash competition in Oakland. Butterfield Speaks offers highly customized communication and presentation skills workshops and individual coaching to leaders of every profession. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As part of its sponsorship of Vator's inaugural two-day tech conference and startup competition in Oakland, Butterfield Speaks has brought in local...

2014-04-21 23:09:39

Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local conservation effort across the country where its offices are located. To honor this company-wide Earth Day tradition, the Western Region Office in Oakland has partnered with the Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC), a non-profit dedicated to protecting Sausal Creek and its watershed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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