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2012-10-03 23:03:59

Shriver will discuss his new book, “A Good Man, Rediscovering My Father Sargent Shriver” Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Nashville Public Library presents Mark Shriver Oct. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Nashville Public Library on 615 Church Street. A year after the legendary Sargent “Sarge” Shriver succumbed to Alzheimer´s, his son Mark Shriver wrote a memoir about the man who made such contributions to history as founding the Peace Corps, Head Start, and serving...

2011-01-18 19:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Sargent Shriver, who died today at age 95: "The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is saddened to learn of the passing of Sargent Shriver and extends its deepest condolences to his family. "We pay tribute to Mr. Shriver for his distinguished career as a public servant and his many accomplishments...

2010-11-07 00:15:26

Progressive Book Club, the on-line liberal literary portal, is pleased to announce that its November PBC Pick is Lionel Shriver's So Much for That, newly selected as a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction. Rare is a work of fiction that enlarges our understanding of a central question in American life. Rarer still is the publication of such a timely and relevant book by a writer more celebrated for her brilliance abroad than in her own country "“ until now. New York City...

2010-10-20 08:00:00

Presented by Audi Pop Star David Archuleta to Perform Olympic Gold-Medalist Carl Lewis to Lead 5K Run and 3K Walk; Renowned Tour de France Cyclists Bobby Julich and Christian Vande Velde to Participate in Cycling Event WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by Best Buddies International and Special Olympics: WHAT: Best Buddies International and Special Olympics have joined forces to commemorate the legacy of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who believed...

2010-09-29 08:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend, New Media Strategies (NMS) proudly partnered with Special Olympics on the social media execution of "Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day" (EKS Day), a celebration of the life and legacy of the late Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. EKS Day is a global call to action for people to commit Acts of Unity for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Highlights from the campaign include the creation of the #1 cause related...

2010-09-20 15:22:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of golf enthusiasts and bowlers will celebrate the first celebration week of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the founder of Special Olympics Sept. 22-26 "Her legacy of inspiring change throughout her life will be recognized through a day of sports, meeting new people and contributions with the goal of championing hope, justice, faith and courage," said Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) CEO Georgia Milton-Sheats. "Eunice Kennedy Shriver week is...

2010-09-09 11:24:00

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Honored Globally On September 25 MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join Special Olympics Minnesota on Saturday, Sept. 25 to celebrate the first annual global Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day (EKS Day) and help honor the legacy and continue the work of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of Special Olympics. The first-ever EKS Day will promote a global call for people to commit actions of inclusion, acceptance and unity for individuals with intellectual...

2010-08-09 07:06:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year ago this Wednesday, August 11th, the visionary Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics International founder, Best Buddies International board member, and champion of all people with intellectual disabilities passed away. On the anniversary of her passing, Special Olympics, Best Buddies and people across the world join in celebration of her life and legacy and look towards the first-ever "Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day" (EKS Day) on...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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