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2013-10-03 23:28:37

Arthritis Foundation Event Aimed to Help Prevent, Fight, and Cure Disease Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Foot Levelers will once again be a sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk in Roanoke, Virginia. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, December 14th and will start in Downtown Roanoke. Proceeds from the event go towards the fight against arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. This year marks the 23rd consecutive year Roanoke has hosted...

2013-09-16 23:00:06

Author Don Elwood teaches families how to grow a self-sustainable garden. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, less than one percent of Americans claim farming as an occupation. Author Don Elwood asks: what if America’s industrial agricultural production crumbles? In his new book, THE VOLKS GARTEN, Elwood creates a survival guide for the modern American family. Because of this sharp decrease in new farms and in increase in current...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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