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2014-01-14 12:28:20

MADISON, Ind., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift will show its innovative line of Tech Lights shop lights and the MW-200 mobile wheel lift at the upcoming NADA Convention & Expo. The two new productivity-enhancing products will join the world's fastest vehicle lifts to fill the large Rotary Lift booth (#1627), providing dealers with the opportunity to see a variety of industry-leading lifting products in one place. (Photo:...

India Looks For WHO To Recognize Asian Country As Being Polio-Free
2014-01-13 09:51:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online India, which had once been the polio capital of the world, has now been free of the debilitating disease for three years. The Asian country will now look forward to being officially declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March. The WHO will still investigate India’s claims, making a sweep for any sign of possible undetected cases before making an official declaration. In 2012, the Centers for Disease...

2014-01-10 12:25:42

Humanitarian organization says disabling virus now must be stopped in neighboring Pakistan; as well as Afghanistan and Nigeria EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary members worldwide are celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio: India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, will mark the third anniversary of its last recorded case of the paralyzing infectious disease on 13 Jan. On the same day in 2011, a...

2014-01-04 23:03:06

Off-Grid Solutions B.V. and The Grid Earth Project have launched a new partnership to raise funds for both the community service of individual Rotary Clubs, as well as the fight against energy poverty in developing countries. At the center of this innovative fundraising method is a Buy One, Give One concept that allows consumers to benefit those living in darkness with every purchase. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Through the innovative fundraising concept developed by this...

2013-11-27 23:00:52

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South, in conjunction with the Grid Earth Project and WakaWaka, are bringing solar powered light to families devastated by the recent typhoon. Laguna, Philippines (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 In a statement recently issued by Rey Bongao in the Philippines, regarding the aftermath of the typhoon he comments, "It has been broadcasted worldwide, the catastrophic devastation brought about by the world's strongest typhoon to make a landfall, with winds of...

2013-11-25 23:00:46

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South in cooperation with the Grid Earth Project is working with WakaWaka to provide solar lights to those affected by super typhoon Hayian, providing not only light, but hope. Laguna Philippines (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 According to Fe Aquinde, President of the Rotary Club of San Pedro South, "One of the most needed necessities during night time is lighting....The Rotary Club of San Pedro South appeals for your urgent assistance." 'No...

2013-11-21 23:33:36

Rotarians across the globe are extending a helping hand, or more specifically, a helping dollar, to the Relief Aid in the Philippines. The Rotary Club in Bridgewater, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, has pledged $1000 and challenges it's fellow Rotarians to do the same. Bridgewater, NS (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Rotary Club of Bridgewater & District in Nova Scotia, has contributed $1,000 to help desperate people in the Philippines who, as a result of the...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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