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2014-06-19 23:17:30

Taking Slides in Stride at Milford Estates New Milford, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Milford Estates is 'a place to call home' and their management team (Affiliated Management Inc.) ensure that the community experience is created in every residential community they build. When it came time to augment their current outdoor recreation amenities, Milford Estates chose APCPLAY© for a quality commercial play structure. The Augusta play structure provided all the key elements...

2014-06-03 23:04:01

Local festivals, parades, and events, along with citizens' daily use of recreational greenways, trails, and parks, all bring residents together to create an active and vibrant community. How can government agencies responsible for these events and recreational facilities know the preferences of residents in order to plan for meeting current and future demand? Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 CAMPO, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, located in Raleigh, NC, is using...

2014-05-29 00:20:34

Minneapolis retains title as nation's best park system; Fresno repeats last place finish SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Minneapolis took top honors on The Trust for Public Land's 3(rd) annual ParkScore® index, earning a perfect "5-park bench" rating from the nonprofit organization. Minneapolis remains the only city park system to earn the coveted "5 bench" score. New York, Boston, Portland, and San Francisco rounded out the top five. This year, Denver made...

2014-04-21 08:27:29

Surfacing Resource Guide Helps Consumers Choose ADA-Compliant, IPEMA-Certified Surfacing Materials HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA), the playground industry's leading playground safety certification organization, today recognized National Playground Safety Week (April 21-25) by highlighting its popular guide to choosing accessible safety-certified surfacing materials for playgrounds....

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...

2013-10-31 23:33:16

In Toronto, Milaa program for children features a development-driven obstacle course specifically designed to enrich a child's cognitive and fine motor development. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On a breezy Saturday morning, the clouds are scattering in the clear sky from sun’s radiant light, and the birds are chirping away high up in the trees in an affluent neighborhood in central Toronto. As one stroll down the street, gentle chattering and laughter of children and adults begin to...

2013-10-01 23:01:27

On October 1, 2013, ParknPool celebrated 15 years of unmatched customer service and superior product quality. In celebration, they are offering a special discount to include those that have made them so successful. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Since October 1, 1998, ParknPool has grown from representing one manufacturer of commercial pool furniture to now offering superior products from over 40 manufacturing companies. Over the past 15 years, their founding partners have used...

2013-09-26 23:00:56

ParknPool attended the 6th annual Associa® vendor fair in support of Associa Cares®. The event was held September 16th in Lansdowne, Virginia as an opportunity for vendors, sponsors and managers to network. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 On Monday, September 16, 2013, ParknPool traveled to The National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia to attend the 6th Annual Associa® Vendor Fair. The vendor fair was hosted by the Associa® companies of Community...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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