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2013-11-24 23:00:59

Research infographic looks at how volunteers do good for others — and themselves. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Volunteer work plays an enormous part in the lives of many Americans, and it helps shape their communities in ways that help everyone. A new infographic on volunteering statistics from CreditDonkey.com breaks down just who is volunteering and the value they bring. Infographic: http://www.creditdonkey.com/volunteer.html “Helping organizations, whether it’s your...

2013-10-29 23:32:00

HHS’ Office of Finance Continues to Invest In and Strengthen Its Financial Systems Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Finance awarded a five-year, multiple-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to the team of Kearney & Company (Kearney) and CRGT for Financial Policy and Reporting Services. The services covered by this BPA are integral components of HHS’s broader initiative to improve the HHS’s systems for accounting,...

2013-10-17 23:00:57

The Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO) announces the implementation of a newly developed ‘Food Protection Program Portal” which is available to all food safety regulatory officials. York, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO) announces the implementation of a newly developed ‘Food Protection Program Portal” which is available to all food safety regulatory officials. The portal is located on the AFDO websites homepage...

2013-10-15 20:45:22

Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren't they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what can scholars themselves do about it? More than they might think, suggests new research. A new article published in State and Local Government Review (a SAGE Journal) outlines how to conduct and disseminate academic research that is relevant, collaborative, and...


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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