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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...

2013-08-29 23:17:56

Craig Campbell, a local insurance agent is awarded “Rotarian of the Year” by the Fort Collins Breakfast Club for 2012-2013. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 This prestigious award was given to Craig for his dedication and expertise as the Fort Collins Rotary Club's Treasurer, a position he has held for the last four years. Craig Campbell said, “I am very honored to receive this award. I have been an active member of the Rotary Club for twenty-three years and have held a...


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 'kardia,' heart.
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