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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...

2013-12-27 23:04:56

John Platero traveled worldwide to compete in 95 cycling events in 2013. The dedicated athlete used his Endless Pool daily for low-impact training and rehab after injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Founder and owner of Future Fit, Inc., director of the National Council of Certified Personal Trainers, author, cyclist and musician—John Platero is a busy man. Platero must maximize his training and recovery time, and his backyard Endless Pool allows him to do just that. The...

2013-12-21 23:03:35

Winter gives Back2Basics sober living residents new challenges both on and off the slopes. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Back2Basics outdoor adventure rehabilitation center is putting away the surfboards and kayaks, and taking out the skis and snowboards for the winter season. “Flagstaff is centrally located allowing Back2Basics the ability to continue our outdoor trips throughout the winter,” Residential Supervisor, Chase Christensen said. “Having four distinct...

2013-12-19 23:05:03

The official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America announces new television show with Big Monster Entertainment. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Boys’ Life magazine, the official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America, is working with Big Monster Entertainment, LLC to develop an affiliate TV show. The show, called “Scouting Around,” will focus on widely popular, fun, and informational subjects covered in Boys’ Life, appealing to relevant interests of both...

2013-12-13 23:27:50

Monogram Custom Pools received the coveted "Excellence in Energy Efficiency" award for one of their innovative, energy efficient swimming pools in the Lehigh Valley, PA area. Coopersburg, PA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Monogram Custom Pools was just awarded the prestigious “Excellence in Energy Efficiency” award by The Lehigh Valley Builder’s Association for one of their innovative energy efficient custom in ground swimming pools that cost 75% less to operate than...

2013-12-05 23:31:12

DA has announced it carries the Royal Teak Collection of beautiful and masterfully created outdoor furniture. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 There's simply no wood that can outperform teak. It's far more durable than other hardwoods, requires little maintenance over the years and is known for ability to handle even the toughest outdoor conditions. For years, teak has been used in the shipbuilding sector because of its ability to handle those often changing...

2013-12-01 23:04:14

Jim Iden and Vangie Samora built a highly efficient home, which includes a compact, custom designed Endless Pool. (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 Jim Iden and Vangie Samora’s desire for sustainability and efficiency led them to make several innovative design choices for their new home. In researching exercise options, Iden—a long-time lap swimmer—found the Endless Pool. The couple’s home features 28 solar panels that generate enough power for the entire home, swimming pool included....

2013-11-27 23:21:11

Curious Hat today announced that it has launched Curious Playground, the latest interactive, educational app of the portfolio which has earned acclaim from parents, educators and designers around the world. Built for kids ages 3-7, Curious Playground not only allows them to learn from a host of fun activities but to also create content they can play with and share with parents and teachers for future play. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 “We’ve taken the most engaging...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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