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2014-05-21 12:29:26

~ Leading industry executives will discuss how their companies invest in high school sports and help shape youth through athletics NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids will host a special panel discussion on Thursday, May 29(th) in New York City to explore the role of companies and sports organizations in supporting high school athletics. At the event, leading industry executives will discuss how their corporations invest in high school...

2014-01-15 12:26:50

Will expand reverse mentoring program for teens to help Americans over 50 CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has announced a new partnership with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation, to promote and establish youth-led service and volunteerism on behalf of people age 50 and older. A generous grant of more than $400,000 from AARP Foundation will support the expansion of the 4-H Tech Wizards program. The 4-H Tech...

2014-01-09 12:28:03

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jennifer Sirangelo became the first woman to serve as president and CEO of National 4-H Council on January 1, 2014. Ms. Sirangelo joined Council in 2006 and most recently served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. She succeeds Donald T. Floyd, Jr. who retired as CEO in December 2013 after 22 years with National 4-H Council, 13 years as CEO. "I am thrilled to work with Jennifer as we begin our new roles in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.