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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...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

NRPA Connects and Empowers Communities at 2010 Congress & Exposition 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.

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Denver Public Schools Force Elementary School Children Help Design Their New Playground 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.

2010-10-11 09:41:00

WINSTON SALEM, N.C., Oct.

2010-09-22 15:48:00

On Friday, Sept. 24, more than 200 volunteers in the Chicago area will come together to build one of the first playgrounds for and by children with autism PALATINE, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Friday from 8:30 a.m.

2010-08-23 09:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, Boundless Playgrounds, and Pepsi are inviting the public to join them as they work together to provide all children with the opportunity to play together in a truly inclusive environment.

2010-08-09 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmonton, Alberta-based Audio Playground is the latest collaboration between Canadian producers Rubix & DRC and singer Anthony Gitto.

2010-08-03 07:25:00

Lack of Play Opportunities Has Greater Impact on Girls and Lower-Income Neighborhoods WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, opportunities for play are dwindling -- the U.S. is suffering from a severe shortage of places for kids to play.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.