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2014-01-28 23:28:57

Lifeguard Master now offers Diving Bricks, diving rings, and training manikins for lifeguards. These are essential tools in building endurance and testing the lifeguard’s skills. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Just like when someone wants to practice lifting heavy weights, they go to the gym; a lifeguard trains with a diving brick. Diving bricks give a lifeguard the type of weight and resistance they need to help them become more advanced when swimming. Being a good swimmer is one...

2014-01-28 12:30:40

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed launched its first webisode and music video in the 2013 Living Spaces(®) Facebook(®) Home Makeover Video Contest featuring the Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio. The Bielfelt family, the grand prize winner of the $75,000 exterior makeover, will be featured in a series of webisodes documenting the renovation of the 100-year-old home. The series follows the family, along with CertainTeed 5-Star Green, 5-Star Fence and Master...

2014-01-23 16:21:43

VENTURA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia today announced that Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia Works, the parent company of Patagonia, Inc., will also assume the role of President and CEO of Patagonia. Prior to serving as the CEO of Patagonia Works, Marcario served as Patagonia's COO and CFO. Casey Sheahan will step down as CEO of Patagonia, Inc., effective February 7, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CL51924-a )(Logo:...

2014-01-22 08:31:54

Join the Largest Virtual Girl Scout Cookie Party NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will mark the start of cookie season with an event in New York City, taking over Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to give New Yorkers their first taste of this year's cookies. The world's largest girl-led business, the nearly $800-million cookie program aims to teach girls five essential life...

2014-01-14 23:28:04

Hollywood, Fla., homeowners who contracted with Venetian Builders, Inc., in 2013 to expand their living space opted most often for the most basic of patio covers, said Chris Noe, Venetian president. He attributed the popularity of patio roofs to their affordability while adding convenience and comfort, and to their convertibility. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A roof overhead is the most basic shelter requirement, says Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, which...

2014-01-14 20:21:31

A company celebrates success with service expansion and growth OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its founding in 1984, American Pool Enterprises, Inc. has demonstrated its expertise in the commercial swimming pool industry. Today, it is the largest full-service pool service company in the United States and Canada that offers pool management, maintenance and construction services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/NE46450) American Pool...

2014-01-09 23:04:43

More than 70% of injuries to children 14 years old and younger occur on the playground. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 According to the CDC, there are roughly 200,000 injuries to children 14 years of age and younger that are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year. Of those, roughly 75% occurred on the playground. Fortunately, things have come a long way since the days when monkey bars and slides were built on a concrete slab or former parking lot. Injuries and lawsuits...

2014-01-07 08:21:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the results of Girl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG), its signature 100(th) anniversary "Take Action" project targeting waste reduction, energy conservation, and rain gardens. Alcoa Foundation provided a two-year, $1.5 million grant to expand the program globally to 12 countries. This grant enabled U.S. and international councils to work together and lead their families, schools, and communities in...

2014-01-02 23:31:19

Savvy homeowners who need screen repairs or upgrades to patio covers or swimming pool enclosures are having them done before spring weather arrives, says Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. Repair and upgrade inquiries in South Florida communities have increased, but probably not as much as they should have, Noe says. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Waiting for screen repairs and upgrades to patio covers and screen pool enclosures is never a good idea, says Chris...

2013-12-30 23:21:58

M & M Builders, a decking contractor serving the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced a new deck consultation service starting in 2014 for homeowners with outdoor decks and patios who want to improve the stability of their decks and prevent deck failure. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In response to the recent deck failure on the Chico State University Campus in October 2013, and other recent deck failures, M & M Builders, a San Jose Area decking contractor, has announced...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.