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2013-10-24 23:03:56

The UN Foundation and the Liechtenstein Embassy to the US announce a three-year commitment of US$75,000 to support worldwide polio eradication efforts. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The United Nations Foundation applauds a generous, three-year commitment of US$75,000 from the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Championed by Liechtenstein’s Ambassador to the U.S. Claudia Fritsche, the gift will contribute to polio...

2013-10-18 23:01:19

The Rotary Club of Briarcliff Manor concluded its monthly "Preventative Health and Awareness" presentation at the Briarcliff Library this month with an invited talk from Dr. Ambika Nair, renowned Holistic practitioner, who gave an enlightening presentation on "Ayurvedic Medicine". (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The Rotary Club of Briarcliff Manor, New York held its monthly "Preventative Health and Awareness" presentation at the Briarcliff Library today. Dr. Ambika...

2013-09-17 23:00:56

The Grid Earth Project is working with Rotary Clubs across the country to bring light to families living off the grid. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Nearly one quarter of the world population lives without access to electricity or safe light. As a result millions suffer from burn injuries each year. Most of them are children. These families see by kerosene lamps, candles and open flames indoors, all of which are dangerous and toxic. According to the World Health Organization respiratory...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.