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2014-07-16 16:22:40

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada's logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada partner and supporter, GREY Canada, and reflects the determination and athletic spirit of Special Olympics Canada's athletes. The logo,...

2014-07-15 23:01:06

Sport Court® provided all surfaces for the new International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) Sports for Hope training facility in the Republic of Haiti that was unveiled today in Croix des Bouquets. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Sport Court® provided all surfaces for the new International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) Sports for Hope training facility in the Republic of Haiti that was unveiled today in Croix des Bouquets. The new facility that broke ground in 2012,...

2014-07-03 12:22:07

PORTSMOUTH, NH, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - To celebrate 15 years as a Special Olympics partner, Irving Oil will be contributing a portion of its fuel sales from July 2 to August 5 to the Special Olympics chapters of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont. Fundraising campaigns within the stores will also be ongoing to raise additional funds. Irving Oil's 2014 goal is to reach a donation total of $3 million. "Irving Oil is pleased to be a...

2014-07-01 23:06:48

50 teams of Secondary School students from Castilla-La Mancha have participated in this edition. Each of the students was gratified with a technological present. Ciudad Real, Madrid/Spain (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The balance of the eights edition of the Informatics Olympics, organized by the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), among the Secondary School students from the region, has been very positive due to the high number of participants and the good results obtained. Once more,...

2014-07-01 16:26:09

Firm's Fan Experience Specialty to Lead Pro-Bono Assignment NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that it has been named agency of record for Special Olympics International. This pro-bono engagement will be led by the firm's sports marketing specialty group, The Fan Experience. The Burson-Marsteller team will help Special Olympics launch a youth-activation campaign designed to...

2014-06-30 12:28:49

Local restaurants kick off fundraising efforts July 1 COPPELL, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning tomorrow through the end of July, CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless buffet, will raise money for Special Olympics Georgia at three participating CiCi's restaurants in the state. Guests can purchase Special Olympics paper logos for $1 and in return receive a coupon for a free regular-sized drink redeemable in August with the purchase of an adult buffet. All proceeds...

2014-06-30 00:20:57

MOSCOW, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, headed by Organizing Committee President Dmitry Chernyshenko, has flown to the Republic of Korea, where from June 28 to July 05, the city of PyeongChang will host the IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, an event devoted to the transfer of knowledge from the 2014 Games organizers to the Organizing Committees of the next Olympic Games. The President of the Sochi 2014...

2014-06-24 16:23:48

Cops on Doughnut Shops Events to be held June 27-29 at participating Krispy Kreme Georgia locations ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14(th) consecutive year, Krispy Kreme, in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics, will host the Cops on Doughnut Shops® fundraising event. This annual event brings local law enforcement and Krispy Kreme® Doughnut Shop patrons together to raise both funds for and awareness about Special...

2014-06-22 23:00:39

Star athletes like Amy Van Dyken-Rouen accomplish much in their distinguished careers. A rock-solid disability policy can protect them from a total loss of income should the unthinkable happen. Ontario, NC (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, an Olympic gold medalist in swimming, recently broke her back during an ATV accident while at an Arizona golf club on June 6. According to ESPN, after nine days spent in the intensive care unit, Van Dyken-Rouen was moved to a regular hospital...

2014-06-18 23:03:04

MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to Special Olympics of Maryland’s Summer Olympic Games for the sixth consecutive year. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Special Olympics Maryland held their annual Summer Games on the campus of Towson University on June 6-8, 2014. The Summer Games took place at various locations throughout Towson University’s campus, as well as Cockeysville Middle School and UMBC. Towson University has hosted the Summer Games for...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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