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2014-01-17 16:20:14

Armed Forces Foundation Supported with Unique, Historical Lots SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today that a unique part of United States military history will cross the auction block and that these charitable lots will benefit veterans at the 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, 2014. A Cessna liaison plane and a Dodge Utility vehicle will be auctioned to benefit The Armed Forces...

2014-01-14 16:20:35

Craig Jackson Welcomes Bidders, Consignors, VIPs and Celebrities at 43rd Scottsdale Auction SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), held its opening night gala on Monday night, an event that signifies the beginning of Barrett-Jackson's auction week and kick offs the action. Barrett-Jackson's 43(rd) annual Scottsdale auction - held Jan. 12-19, 2014 - will be seen on channels including FOX Broadcast, the FOX...

2014-01-10 16:20:23

Fastest Street Legal Vehicle from Legendary Bugatti Available in Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today a last minute but much anticipated consignment that will be a part of the 1400 cars to be auctioned during the company's Scottsdale auction. Simon Cowell's pristine 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4, purchased new at Bugatti Beverly Hills, will be offered at the 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale...

2014-01-09 12:21:54

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make-A-Wish(®) Arizona has announced a partnership with the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. That partnership will unfold at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Jan. 12-19, 2014 at Westworld of Scottsdale. Barrett-Jackson and Bugatti will auction off one of its most exclusive Bugatti events and the first of its kind to be offered for sale in the United States. The money raised will benefit the Arizona-based charity...

2014-01-08 20:20:09

2014 Continues Decades of Philanthropic Support, Help for Those in Need SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), has a big heart since holding its first auction in 1971. Barrett-Jackson has worked to provide a platform for consignors and charitable causes to align and raise funds. In January at the company's 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, held at the all-new facility at Westworld of Scottsdale,...

2014-01-07 12:21:17

Barrett-Jackson Welcomes Celebrities and Vehicles Affiliated with Film "2 Fast 2 Furious" Featuring the Late Paul Walker, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons, the Late Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant, Michael Schumacher, the Late James Gandolfini, Chad Kroeger and Film "Driving Miss Daisy" SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the lineup of celebrity affiliated vehicles that will cross its auction block in...

2014-01-06 12:21:47

MADISON, Ind., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®) is continuing its relationship with Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions((TM)), serving as the Exclusive Lift Sponsor at all Barrett-Jackson events in 2014. This year's auction schedule begins next week with Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, an eight-day event held Jan. 12-19 in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/CL40834) "This is the third consecutive year Direct Lift,...

2013-12-26 23:02:28

Miami Security Company, Bryant Security, increases school patrolling over holiday break, so kids and school property can stay safe this holiday season. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Local schools in the Miami-Dade area report an increase in theft during the holiday season break. Empty schools attract thieves with their own Holiday wish list, consisting of computers, flat screens, smart boards and even furniture. Local Miami security company Bryant Security is putting a...

2013-12-23 23:00:50

Miami Security Company, Bryant Security Corporation increases holiday crime awareness by issuing holiday safety tips for families to keep in mind. ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 ‘Tis the season to be, robbed? Not necessarily, according to Bryant Security, a Miami security company that’s keeping their clients and communities safe this holiday season, despite an anticipated spike in crime. According to Hialeah Police, this holiday season has already seen a spike in...


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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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