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2014-08-04 16:27:55

Rotary member cycles from Seattle to D.C. to show how urban farming and gleaning helps battle food insecurity in the United States EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of his cross-country ride to raise awareness of community-based strategies to fight hunger in America, Seattle Rotary member Benjamin Rasmus will tour an urban farm in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood - an area plagued by food deserts. Rasmus, Rotary International General Secretary John...

2014-08-01 08:23:10

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H2OpenDoors, the project of Peninsula Sunrise Rotary Foundation based in Redwood City, California, will be taking an expedition of high school students and teachers to Central Mexico during Labor Day Week. According to Jon Kaufman, director of the project, 4 students and a teacher from Redwood High, and 6 students and a teacher from Woodside High will experience a soulful and inspiring journey, along with Rotarians and friends. "The...

2014-06-30 23:22:09

Sandra L.Yeater is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sandra L.Yeater as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Yeater is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women...

2014-06-30 16:20:58

MADISON, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicle lift manufacturer Rotary Lift this week launches Raised in Madison, a campaign that tells the "behind-the-lift" stories of the people who build and support its car and truck lifts in the company's hometown of Madison, Indiana. Madison, a small Indiana town on the Ohio River, is home to Rotary Lift's world headquarters and North American manufacturing and assembly plants. The company's North and South American operations,...

2014-06-23 08:23:25

Platinum's donation funded the purchase of 50 filters, providing clean and drinkable water to more than 150 Honduran children TREVOSE, Pa., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Advertising is proud to have sponsored the third annual clean water expedition to Honduras. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140620/119742 A team of 14 volunteers from the Rotary International's Wesley Chapel, Fla. chapter made an excursion to the tropical mountains of southern Honduras order...

2014-06-16 20:21:20

SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being announced by Rotary International: WHO: Benjamin Rasmus, RFH program director, and Heather Hoffman, community activist, will pedal 3,500+ miles from Washington State to Washington, DC calling attention to hunger, food waste and gleaning in America. WHAT: Send the team off and even join them on their first leg as they depart from Pyramid Alehouse across to Safeco Field, down First Avenue South onto the Green...

2014-05-22 23:05:00

The Ethics in Business Awards are a Golden Rotary Club tradition of honoring two local organizations, one for-profit and one non-profit, for leading the way in business ethics. These organizations demonstrate the highest standard of ethical business practice, integrity, and civic and social responsibility. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores was nominated among 17 other organizations for this prestigious award. Students from the School of Mines collect all of the...

2014-05-06 23:02:31

Dave Diffendal, host of Rotary Radio International, interviews Audrey Cochran of the Grid Earth Project about how a small solar light is changing lives around the world. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 In a recent interview, Audrey Cochran, Director of the Grid Earth Project, discusses how small solar lights are changing lives around the world. Rotary Radio International is a weekly radio show hosted by Dave Diffendal that features works and projects of Rotarians around the world. In this issue Dave...

2014-05-06 16:33:21

EVANSTON, Ill., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary supports the WHO Director-General's recommendations that describe polio as a public health emergency of international concern, including the request that countries that are actively exporting the wild poliovirus (and all polio-endemic countries) ensure that all of their residents and long-term travelers are immunized against the disease before travel. This is a positive step needed to safeguard the remarkable progress the...

2014-04-29 23:00:31

Dave Diffendal, host of Rotary Radio International interviews Audrey Cochran of the Grid Earth Project on how light is changing lives around the world. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 In a recent interview, Audrey Cochran, Director of the Grid Earth Project, discusses how small solar lights are changing lives around the world. Rotary Radio International is a weekly radio show hosted by Dave Diffendal that features works and projects of Rotarians around the world. In this issue Dave discovers the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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