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2014-08-15 08:23:43

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Curry today announced it is transforming Kansas City's Black on Burlington into a 1920s-style speakeasy for one of the biggest parties of the year, all to benefit Hope House, which provides shelter and services to survivors of domestic violence. The Club Curry party will feature live entertainment by DJ Nick Ayler and emcee Michael Mackey. Guests will be treated to Aerialists, Flappers, M2, Blackjack, cigar rolling and plenty of...

2014-08-14 23:10:44

Nomedicalexamlifeinsurance.co (http://nomedicalexamlifeinsurance.co/) Announces a New Blog Post, “No Medical Exam Life Insurance Quotes for Pre-Existing Medical Conditions!” (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Nomedicalexamlifeinsurance.co has released a new blog post announcing that it provides life insurance quotes for clients who have a pre-existing medical condition. Clients who have pre-existing medical examinations can now find affordable coverage without having to take medical...

2014-08-14 23:10:24

Cory Viehl of Johns Creek, GA has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Cory Viehl of Johns Creek, GA, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Mr. Viehl will receive funding and training to support his education and facilitate his service to underserved minority populations....

2014-08-14 23:10:05

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the American Professional Agency. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to the network of the American Professional Agency,...

2014-08-14 23:07:35

A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website making it easy to obtain free quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. The site, http://www.radioltc.com, allows consumers to get their quotes without having numerous insurance agents calling them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website which will offer an easy way to obtain quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. http://www.radioltc.com allows consumers...

2014-08-14 23:06:55

Raleigh law firm advances to final four, finishes 3rd overall in wheelchair tourney Raleigh, N.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Smith Debnam took to the basketball courts in the 2014 August Madness Wheelchair Basketball Tournament hosted by Bridge II Sports, a local nonprofit that helps improve the quality of life for individuals with physical disabilities. On August 11, attorneys from Smith Debnam, along with employees from other local businesses, teamed up with area sports stars for a day of...

2014-08-14 23:04:54

DKT International Branches out through Social Marketing in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar - Expanding Access to Contraception Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention. The additional offices now bring DKT services to 22 countries worldwide. With a population of 44 million, Tanzania is the 6th most populous country in Africa...

2014-08-14 23:02:11

STAGNITO BUSINESS INFORMATION announced today that it is evolving the mission of its HISPANIC RETAIL 360 summit, magazine, and website. Now called MULTICULTURAL RETAIL 360, it will provide an expanded focus on retailing to a broader range of multicultural consumers. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Over the past decade, HISPANIC RETAIL 360 grew into the premier cross-channel event and media platform focused on retailing to the growing Hispanic market. MULTICULTURAL RETAIL 360...

2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) released the report “Problem Gambling in the 21st Century Healthcare System: Implications of the DSM-5, ACA and Parity for Problem Gambling Treatment and Advocacy” to provide policy makers, counselors, problem gamblers and their families...

2014-08-14 23:01:04

“My family is a Bully”, Can Bullying occur Within The Family? , NoBullying Explores Today http://nobullying.com/my-family-is-a-bully/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 If one comes out with a statement such as “My family is a bully”, it may leave others truly astounded and wondering, can bullying really happen within the family? NoBullying explores in an article released today. Bullying within the family is probably the least reported form of bullying. It comes in all different...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.