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2013-09-12 23:32:15

Kaley Cuoco will serve as Grand Marshal for Shane's Inspiration's Walk & Roll and Marine turned fitness model, Alex Minsky, will lead the warm-up. Shane’s Inspiration will announce their Military Playground Initiative to create Inclusive Playgrounds at military bases. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Shane’s Inspiration, recognized as the world’s leader in Inclusive Playgrounds and Programs, hosts their 16th Annual 5K/10K Walk & Roll in Griffith Park on...

2013-08-29 23:04:51

To help support the ‘Maximise play and learning opportunities outside the classroom initiative’, the school play equipment specialists have added several new and exciting designs to their ever expanding range of school playground equipment. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Based at Bolton Enterprise Centre, Bolton in Lancashire, Playground Imagineering design, supply and manufacture a varied range of outdoor playground equipment including school outdoor furniture available...

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Girls, kids of Indian ethnic origin, and those in Northern Ireland are least active Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Girls, children of Indian ethnic origin, and those living in Northern Ireland are the least physically active of all seven year olds, the findings show. The authors...

2013-08-05 23:04:30

BigToys is proud to have been awarded the FAC79 statewide contract for playground equipment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 BigToys proudly joins nine other exclusive vendors on the FAC79 statewide contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The FAC79 contract includes landscaping and green roof products, playground equipment, and site amenities and is open for use by all eligible public entities within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. BigToys, a PlayCore Company, was recently...

2013-07-30 23:04:52

SunSense, a leading Australian sun cream brand made by Ego Pharmaceuticals, have chosen Playground Imagineering to provide the prizes in its Sun Sensible competition. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 210 UK schools and nurseries took part and designed T-shirts promoting sun safety messages. The Sun Sensible scheme run by SunSense is designed to make children in schools aware of the importance of staying safe whilst playing in the sun. The judging panel included members from Daisy...

2013-07-05 23:01:14

In addition to their already extensive line of playground systems, ParknPool has now added individual freestanding activity and playground components. Lexington, Virginia (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 The benefits of playing outdoors cannot be denied. Individual playground parts specifically placed throughout a play area can help young children develop hand/eye coordination, improve on their upper and lower body strength as well as engage their curiosity and imagination. ParknPool has recently...

2013-06-30 23:17:20

Future Play’s Dome Climber is an updated version of the classic geodesic-shaped ‘monkey bars’ of the past. Always a favorite for children, this climber is constructed of durable powder-coated steel to ensure sturdy support. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance with Future Play, Incorporated, to offer their Dome Climber residential playground equipment to...

2013-06-06 23:00:32

Products Plus International (PPI) has just released the first installment of its “Kids´ Pain-Free Summer” education series entitled “Playground Dangers For Kids 14 And Under” with shocking statistics and suggestions for parents. This series is meant to help parents help their kids avoid common dangers especially prevalent during the summer months, according to a spokesperson for PPI. Kernersville NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 In its first report in the parents...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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