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2010-01-19 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation and the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts (National Guild) have announced the grant recipients of this year's MetLife Foundation Creative Aging Program. Grants will support the design and implementation of sustainable creative aging programs, which provide participatory, skill-based arts education for adults age 60 and older. In addition, technical assistance will be provided for the implementation of best...

2010-01-11 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC) and MetLife Foundation announced the six winners of the nationwide, competitive 2009 MetLife Innovative Space Awards. The awards recognize outstanding efforts in the design and development of affordable space for artists, which is an integral part of LINC's Space for Change: Building Communities Through Innovative Art Spaces program. These spaces provide a stable foundation from which artists may...

2009-12-01 12:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Pianist George Winston recorded a tribute album in 1996 to jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976), a musician beloved by generations for the compositions he recorded for various Charlie Brown television specials and for his standard "Cast Your Fate to the Wind." That album was Linus & Lucy-The Music of Vince Guaraldi, and Winston revisits his musical hero a second time with Love Will Come-The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2, a collection of a...

2009-11-30 12:05:00

National program awards $3,000,000 in grants during its three-year span NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation today announced the grant winners of its 2009 Museum and Community Connections program. The grants, ranging from $45,000 to $100,000 and totaling $1,000,000, were awarded to 15 museums for exhibitions, artist residencies, and other programs that extend their reach into diverse communities and make art a part of people's lives. "MetLife Foundation has a...

2009-11-23 10:24:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the Thanksgiving celebration, turkeyfrying.net provides home chefs with tips and recipes for cooking up a delicious meal: deep-fried turkey in 100% peanut oil. Featuring current news and health information, turkeyfrying.net also provides recipes from the leading authorities on fried turkey as well as party ideas for taking the turkey beyond Thanksgiving. The newly launched site is devoted to the authentically Southern way of...

2009-11-20 10:35:00

MetLife Auto & Home® Offers Free Brochures to Help Reinforce Safe Driving Basics WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recent months, there's been a great deal of attention paid to the issue of texting while driving, and with good reason: keeping your eyes on the tiny keyboard in front of you instead of the highway ahead is a sure way to head down the road to disaster. It's also an increasing threat in this digital age. Unfortunately, texting is just the...

2009-11-02 11:06:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, an internationally recognized contemporary dance company, has been awarded a MetLife Foundation grant for $125,000 to create the MetLife Foundation Healthy Living Initiative at Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. This national program is designed to meet the growing demand for the skilled integration of art and artistic methods into the medical and health/wellness fields. Arts integration improves the quality of the healthcare...

2009-10-30 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at the Obesity Society 27th Annual Meeting, new data was presented showing that adolescents deemed "vegetable resistant," who don't eat vegetables at all, significantly increased both the amount and variety of vegetables they ate when they were served with one of America's favorite foods -- peanut butter. Raw carrots, celery, and broccoli were provided either with or without peanut butter for dipping and those not provided peanut butter, did not...

2009-10-27 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented at the Obesity Society 27th Annual Meeting, shows that overweight adolescents ate fewer times per day and were not as hungry when they were taught how to make healthier food choices and snack on a nutrient-rich, satiating snack of peanuts or peanut butter. These changes were also related to reduced weights at six months. This study group, which received nutrition education, a snack intervention, and physical activity, experienced these...

2009-09-03 14:10:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today reported that it has reached an agreement with United Media to bring the PEANUTS characters to five more of its parks for next summer. "We are thrilled to be able to expand the PEANUTS brand to five of our other parks," said Dick Kinzel, Cedar Fair's chairman, president and chief executive officer. "PEANUTS and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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