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2011-02-05 00:00:41

Product Giveaway to Award 2.8 Cubic Yards of Rubber Mulch including Delivery Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 Pinnacle Rubber Mulch, produced by LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in the United States, is giving away a ton of Rubber Mulch. Pinnacle's second Free-Ton Rubber Mulch Giveaway began January 1, 2011, and runs through March 31st, 2011. One winner will receive one ton (2.8 cubic yards) of Pinnacle Rubber...

2011-01-31 13:21:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, in conjunction with KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America's children, 250 local volunteers will help build a 2,500 sq. ft. playground from the ground up for the YMCA of Honolulu Leeward Branch. LTR Products is helping to make this new playground project possible by providing the SMARTE System, a playground safety surface created from recycled tire rubber. (Logo:...

2011-01-26 10:13:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) to vendors to participate in its 2011 Preferred Vendor Catalog for its four-year, $12 million physical activity project. Funding for HSBS is provided by the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of HSBS is to increase...

2010-12-06 13:49:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-area homeowners, business owners and parks and recreation professionals now have an innovative and eco-friendly mulch option for landscaping and playgrounds. LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, is pleased to announce that it has launched its Pinnacle Rubber Mulch in Houston. Pinnacle Rubber Mulch is a viable, sustainable alternative to traditional wood mulch that can be used as a decorative landscape cover for parks,...

2010-12-01 14:01:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling and manufacturers of Pinnacle Rubber Mulch, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Chris Hanson as account manager. In this role, Hanson will be responsible for overseeing and managing the company's largest retail accounts. He will also work directly with municipalities, parks and recreation professionals, and businesses to determine how Pinnacle Rubber Mulch can offer an innovative,...

2010-11-25 00:00:40

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in communities throughout the U.S. Ashburn, VA (Vocus) November 23, 2010 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

7,000 People Gather in Minneapolis for National Event Highlighting the Impact of Public Parks and Recreation, With Personal Video Message from the First Lady Ashburn, Va. (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Last week, 7,000 people gathered in Minneapolis, Minn., to participate in the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) 2010 Congress & Exposition: Connecting Communities, a national conference and trade show focusing on the reach and impact of public parks and recreation in the U.S....

2010-10-30 00:00:40

When Denver Public Schools Force Elementary School learned that they would be getting a completely new playground under the city's "Learning Landscapes" program, they asked students to help design it. Students sketched colorful animals which soft play area manufacturer PLAYTIME then transformed into playground-sized climbers, tunnels and slides. The result not only offers a unique play experience, but it has instilled a rare sense of playground pride. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) October 29, 2010...

2010-10-18 10:46:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, will take part in the largest trade show for parks and recreation professionals -- the 2010 National Recreation and Park Association's (NRPA) Congress & Exposition, which is being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from October 25-29. LTR Products is exhibiting at the show where it will share the features and benefits of its Pinnacle Rubber Mulch, an innovative and eco-friendly...

2010-10-11 09:41:00

WINSTON SALEM, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The PTA sponsors major funding projects annually, one of their newest projects was the second of two new playgrounds for the pre-school play park, Going Green was no question with the PTA, parent, staff and teachers. The vision for the school in 1991 is the same today providing a safe, healthy and enriched environment for the children who attend. Advanced Recreation Solution of Mooresville, North Carolina was a part of the Going Green...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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