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2011-01-19 07:25:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Spokane's hidden gems, Bruttles Gourmet Candy Company, launches a new website so everyone across the country can enjoy the company's signature soft peanut butter brittle. "We're very excited to be able to share my gourmet candy company and our signature soft peanut butter brittle with the world," says Carol Measel, owner of Bruttles. "Our soft peanut butter brittle begins with a one-of-a-kind, 60-year-old classic recipe handed down by my...

2010-12-20 08:30:00

National program awards grants of $1 million in two years NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation today announced that it is awarding $500,000 among 12 nonprofit community development groups in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area as part of its 2010 Community Development Initiative. The organizations are being recognized for leadership and excellence in implementing affordable housing and economic development activities...

2010-12-16 10:50:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation announced the grant recipients of its 2010 Out-of-School Time Initiative, which supports after-school and summer programs that address the unique needs and interests of middle school youth. The eleven grants, ranging from $30,000 to $50,000 and totaling $500,000, were awarded to nonprofits serving youth in Atlanta, Ga., Los Angeles, New York City, Providence, R.I. and St. Louis, Mo. "Middle school is a pivotal point in...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that MetLife has provided leveraged lease equity financing to Pattern's wholly owned subsidiary Hatchet Ridge Wind, LLC, the lessee of a 101.2 megawatt (MW) wind energy project located in Burney, California. The project produces clean power equivalent to the annual energy use of 44,000 California homes. MetLife's investment was supported by long-term institutional lease debt arranged by Credit...

2010-12-10 15:13:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Santa Claus, Snoopy and more than a quarter-million gallons of water, Castaway Bay, Cedar Point's year-round indoor waterpark resort, will have its own special way of celebrating the holidays when it reopens for the winter on Friday, Dec. 17. For starters, Castaway Bay's 38,000-square-foot indoor waterpark has a variety of attractions that range from the Rendezvous Run water coaster, the 100,000-gallon Castaway Bay Wave Pool and an...

2010-12-08 13:37:00

National program awards $3,500,000 in grants during its four-year span NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation today announced the grant winners of its 2010 Museum and Community Connections program. The grants, ranging from $50,000 to $75,000 and totaling $500,000, were awarded to eight museums for imaginative exhibitions and educational and public programs that extend their reach into diverse communities and make art a part of people's lives. "MetLife...

2010-11-29 17:48:00

Foundation donating $500,000 to selected charities; Thanks Jets fans, Giants fans, and the general public for their participation NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation today announced the results of its first ever Thanksgiving charitable program. Fans of the New York Jets and New York Giants, voting at the New Meadowlands Stadium, and members of the general public, voting online at www.MetLife.com/thanksgiving helped to determine how a special half-million...

2010-11-18 08:51:00

Foundation will donate $500,000 to selected charities; Jets fans, Giants fans, and general public encouraged to participate during Thanksgiving week NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation today announced its first-ever Thanksgiving charity program, kicking off on Sunday, November 21. Fans of the New York Jets and New York Giants, and members of the general public, will have the opportunity to actively participate and make a real difference by helping to determine how a...

2010-11-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15: PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS MONTH Profile America -- Monday, November 15th. It's a time to celebrate one of life's simple pleasures -- it's Peanut Butter Lovers Month. The stuff of America's favorite sandwich, peanut...

2010-11-11 09:23:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC) and MetLife Foundation today announced the six winners of the nationwide, competitive 2010 MetLife Foundation Innovative Space Awards. The awards recognize outstanding efforts in the design and development of affordable space for artists, an integral part of LINC's Space for Change: Building Communities Through Innovative Art Spaces program. These facilities provide a firm base from which artists may pursue...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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