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2014-09-13 16:20:05

Eckrich Partners with Operation Homefront, Jewel-Osco and 'The King' Richard Petty to Honor a Special Family LISLE, Ill., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich continued to celebrate its 120(th) anniversary on Friday by honoring a special military veteran and his family in a way only Eckrich can. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140913/145973 Veteran Army Specialist Raymond Goss, his wife, Jennifer, and their two young children were in need of a new car, but they never...

2014-08-29 20:21:20

Peter Theodoracopoulos Named Honorary Crew Member of Famed No. 43 Eckrich Team LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta. NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty surprised Navy Counselor 2(nd) Class (AW) Peter Theodoracopoulos and his family with the opportunity to be honorary crew members of his No. 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup race team this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Petty gave...

2014-08-15 08:21:07

Surprised by NASCAR Star Aric Almirola, Marine Veteran Daniel Wright Sees His Art Come to Life LISLE, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return. After being told that he was designing a scheme for a diecast model car to be given to fellow military families aided by Operation Homefront, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola pulled up in a full-size replica No. 43...

2014-08-13 20:22:17

Partner with Brightmoor Alliance and Kroger Supermarkets to Host Coney Island Play Day for Community Youth LISLE, Ill., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! made a trip to the Motor City this week bringing with them a little piece of Coney Island. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive partnered with Brightmoor Alliance to bring Ready. Set. PLAY. to the Detroit area. Nathan's and...

2014-07-30 12:29:05

Small Business Awarded for 'Delicious at Any Speed' Contest LISLE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- City Pizza of Holyoke, Mass., is known for its delicious bottom-toasted screen pizza and quick service. Even its logo features a chef hustling to tend to one of its customers. But today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, City Pizza reached a whole new level of speed. Ahmet Canseven of City Pizza won the John Morrell Food Group Food Service's "Delicious at Any Speed" contest. As the...

2014-07-25 12:21:15

Samuel Sawyer Receives New Custom No. 43 Eckrich Power Wheelchair LISLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in the Navy for over 25 years. Friday, Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports honored the family and Samuel with an unexpected gift at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130369 Samuel, 11,...

2014-07-23 20:21:49

Kroger Supermarkets Help Host Coney Island-Themed Play Day for Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis LISLE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought some summer fun and a little slice of Coney Island to the students of Paramount School of Excellence and its surrounding community this week. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive celebrated the school and their...

2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-06-26 20:22:19

Over 200 Participants, Celebrity Guests 'Pedal the Plaza' For a Cause LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Ones, the makers of lean, lower sodium and heart healthy deli meats, along with retail partner Jewel-Osco, contributed $10,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) today following their "Pedal the Plaza" event in downtown Chicago. The open-to-all, high-energy experience was part of Healthy Ones' "You Can" campaign that empowered consumers to make easy,...

2014-06-26 20:21:50

O'Dell Family Enjoys an Ultimate Cookout Experience from Infield Motorcoach LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway on Thursday afternoon. So, imagine their surprise when they walked into a luxury motorcoach and were greeted by Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Almirola was there to thank O'Dell and his wife for their...


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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.