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2011-08-08 07:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Marine Corps for a contract for up to seven years to provide food services at 20 Marine Corps garrison mess halls in the west coast of the U.S., valued at $766 million in revenues over the life of the contract. "We are very pleased and proud that the Marine Corps recognized Sodexo's exceptional breadth and expertise in...

2011-07-29 09:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from SodexoMAGIC, LLC and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will hold an end-of-summer barbeque for Chattanooga youth today, celebrating the service of nearly 21,000 free summer lunches this year funded by a Feeding Our Future® grant from the Sodexo Foundation. Now in its 5th year in Chattanooga and 15th year nationally, Sodexo's Feeding Our Future program provides school children who rely on free and...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Crider, 17, of Marlow, Oklahoma, has been spreading awareness of childhood hunger for the past five years. His signature event is the Lawton Food 4 Kids Rock-A-Thon, which rallies the entire community to fundraise for the Lawton Food 4 Kids organization and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Crider is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy and Emma Bushman, 10, of Cincinnati, Ohio, are the founders of Bake Me Home; an organization that provides tote bags filled with homemade cookie mix, baking supplies and a gift card to the local grocery for families that are moving out of local homeless shelters. The Bushman twins are among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the Sodexo Foundation,...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin