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2014-05-14 23:01:40

Moms, motherhood and music were all celebrated at Everest Academy in Lemont, IL last Friday in honor of Mother's Day on May 11th. The Mother's Day Tribute has become an Everest tradition that both moms and children look forward to each year. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont conveyed love and gratitude to their mothers during their Mother's Day Tribute held Friday morning in celebration of Mother’s Day, a celebration that has become an Everest...

2014-05-06 08:28:02

GENEVA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From May 1st until October 31st 2014, runners, hikers and climbers from around the world can compete in the first World Elevation Challenge created by Alpina Watches and AllTrails. During each of the 4 challenges participants will track their adventures to accumulate the same elevation as one of the world's most legendary summits: Matterhorn, Kilimanjaro, Mount McKinley and Everest. The participants will be able to track their progress, as well as...

2014-04-29 23:00:42

On May 2nd, 2014, Everest Academy will host an elegant evening Benefit at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL. during which the “Semper Altius” Award will be presented to His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, OMI and to Mr. Jerry Rich of Rich Harvest Farms. The fund raiser benefits Everest Academy and its mission to educate well-rounded Christian leaders which is reflected in the Benefit's theme of "Growing Greatness." (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 On May 2nd, 2014, Everest...

2014-04-07 08:38:15

CallFire FUEL Program Ignites Kuntal Joisher's Climb to Summit Mount Everest; Achievement to be Marked by First Mass Text from the Highest Point in the World SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CallFire, the cloud-based text and voice communications platform that enables organizations to reach their target audiences by phone in real-time, today launched the CallFire FUEL program. FUEL's inaugural initiative will be sponsoring Kuntal Joisher, an inspiring individual...

2014-03-25 23:27:42

Expedition on World’s Tallest Mountain to Use Innovative Mobile and Wearable Technologies While Raising Money for Nepalese Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Summit Stories, a philanthropic mountaineering project focused on bringing educational opportunities to underprivileged youth and local communities across the the world, today announced its upcoming expedition to the top of Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the world’s tallest mountain at 8,848mt, 29,029ft in...

Everest New Rules
2013-08-05 11:31:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following a mountainside altercation between mountain climbers and local sherpa guides that occurred earlier this year, Nepalese officials have announced that government agents will be stationed at the Mount Everest base camp and be charged with the responsibility of monitoring expedition teams, coordinating any rescue efforts, and safeguarding the local environment. Purna Chandra Bhattarai, Nepal's chief of the tourism industry...

Everest Climbers Attacked By Sherpas
2013-04-29 15:11:24

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The tallest summit on Earth, Mount Everest, is on the bucket list of many professional and amateur climbers. The dedication and training required for this feat can range from swimming, running and biking to weight lifting and free climbing. After news reports out of the Himalayas this weekend, potential Everest climbers may now want to add mixed martial arts to their training repertoire. While the reports coming off the mountain...

2013-04-13 23:04:10

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is offering an overland tour from Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal. The 8-day trip includes a trip to Mount Everest Base Camp. (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is offering an overland tour from Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal. The 8-day trip includes a trip to Mount Everest Base Camp. “This trip is one of the most popular adventure tours in the world, but it was closed to foreign tourists in 2012, but now it is...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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