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2010-06-18 10:05:00

PITTSBURGH, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dynamite Mountain Ranch Development in Phoenix, Arizona will feature high-performance, safety-driven Pinnacle Rubber Mulch at a neighborhood playground installed in conjunction with Pulte Homes, Exerplay Inc., and Valley Crest Landscape Development.

2010-06-10 12:55:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in the United States, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mary Jane Skocipick as sales representative.

2010-06-01 09:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In June, National Safety Month, ChildCare Education Institute is offering child care professionals the opportunity to learn about outdoor safety in the early childhood setting by completing CCEI110B - Outdoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting, at no cost. In the United States, over 200,000 children visit hospital emergency rooms each year as a result of playground injuries.

2010-05-27 11:25:00

PITTSBURGH, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Baytown, Texas recently made the budget-conscious, safety-driven decision to replace traditional wood mulch used at two of its parks with Pinnacle Rubber Mulch.

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2010-05-22 09:05:00

Pressure treated wooden playground structures don't live up to bad reputation .

2010-05-12 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's leading apple juice and apple sauce brand, Mott's knows that it's not always easy to get kids to eat healthy.

2010-04-23 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent announcement of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative to battle childhood obesity, The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) is reminding parents and caregivers of the importance of providing an hour of free play outdoors in a safe play environment during National Playground Safety Week (April 26-30).

2010-04-19 14:30:57

Simple tools developed by researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Human Studies will help parents and teachers identify potential dangers on playgrounds and in gymnasiums and give them the means to lobby for safer conditions.

2010-04-19 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a leader in product safety testing and certification services for more than 116 years, and Earth Day Network (EDN), the international non-profit environmental organization that coordinates Earth Day programs have announced a joint effort to help keep families safe and their environment healthy.

2010-02-08 12:15:00

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.