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2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-04-17 23:00:17

Mother of four, Vickie Erickson, pens anti-bullying children’s book. Centuria, WI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 According to NBC News, the effects of bullying can linger in a child’s life long after the bullying has ended. How can we help children defend themselves without using violence? “Hal Knows Martial Arts” by Vickie Erickson is an insightful children’s book that teaches the benefits of martial arts and self-defense. Readers follow 11-year-old Hal Johnson as he attends martial...

2014-04-16 23:14:58

Former divorce litigator applies insider knowledge of the system to assist in guiding clients towards a “smoother” divorce using alternative dispute resolution techniques. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 For more than seventeen years, Sheryl-Anne Sastow has been practicing law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques. She helps divorcing couples get through the most difficult times in their lives and assists families resolve their disputes. As a trained...

2014-04-16 23:10:42

Survey & Ballot Systems to host online seminar that demonstrates how web elections can help co-ops boost participation, engage younger members and improve voting efficiencies. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host a live webinar Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The online event, titled Online Voting for Cooperatives will examine how co-ops are...

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. The most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing...

2014-04-15 23:14:18

Metcalf & Associates, Inc., announced today that the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Emerging Leaders and Managers, written by CEO Maureen Metcalf, was one of two texts used in the “2014 Leadership 500 Excellence” Award Winning Program. The program conducted by Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) was named number three in the government and military category. Columbus, Ohio 43202 (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to HR.com, “For the past 30 years, Leadership...

2014-04-15 08:29:39

-- Forum Will Bring Together Influential Industry Executives Examining Leadership Strategies for the New Global Healthcare Environment -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vanguard Group for Leadership, an advisory group focused on fostering high-performance leadership, announced today the inaugural Vanguard Forum for Healthcare Leaders ('The Forum'), an invitation-only gathering of senior healthcare industry executives examining management strategies and learnings across an...

2014-04-15 04:20:24

AMSTERDAM, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food ingredients (Fi) Vietnam is the latest event from the Fi Global brand and will take place on 21-23 May 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is the only food industry exhibition in this region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) More than 150 leading Vietnamese, regional and international suppliers of food ingredients will exhibit at the show, including leading companies such...

2014-04-14 12:30:12

Ryan Avery will sign new book at his alma mater, Colorado State University, to raise money for college scholarships RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Ryan Avery, the 2012 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, will try to sign 5,000 copies of his new book in less than 10 hours in an attempt to break the current world record for the largest book signing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130222/MM64912LOGO The book signing will...

2014-04-14 10:45:48

New report describes climate change risks for northern Michigan forests In the last 100 years, Michigan has become warmer, with more rain coming through heavy downpours. Climate models suggest that the state will continue to warm and variability in precipitation patterns will increase, which will have consequences for the state’s forests. A new U.S. Forest Service report describes the potential risks and opportunities of climate change for forests in the eastern Upper Peninsula and...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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