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2011-08-10 09:25:00

WAVERLY, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HESCO CEO Gap Kovach announced today that HESCO and Macro Plastics have jointly granted $10,000 to the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame for the Florida Citrus Archives housed at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. "We recognize the citrus industry as an important market segment for Macro Plastics. HESCO is our premier distribution partner in Florida and through their efforts, our business with and service to the citrus industry has grown....

2011-08-02 08:00:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower International, Inc. (NYSE: TOWR), a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, today announced the appointment of Jim Bernard as President-Americas, effective August 15. Bernard succeeds Bill Pumphrey, who is leaving the company. "We are grateful for the outstanding leadership and contributions provided by Bill Pumphrey and wish him the very best in his future endeavors," said...

2011-06-30 09:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA® Corporate Champion, today announced that the University of Florida men's athletics program is the winner of the inaugural Capital One Cup. The school will be formally honored along with the women's Capital One Cup winner, Stanford University, at the ESPY Awards televised by ESPN on July 13, during which the Capital One Cup trophy will be presented along with a...

2011-06-17 07:20:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation announces Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Bill Nelson have committed to serve as Honorary Chairs of the Foundation's 4th Annual Noche de Gala signature event--set for October 22, 2011--on the spectacular grounds of Besilu Collection in Micanopy, Florida. Inaugural Foundation board members and State health-care industry leaders Silvia and Benjamin Leon Jr. will serve as 2011 Event Chairs. Noche de Gala 2011 will...

2011-01-29 00:01:50

Take the Ole Miss MBA challenge by applying today at http://www.olemiss.edu/gradschool/applyonline.php and joining the diverse group of students and alumni who have experienced amazing at Ole Miss. Oxford, MS (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 U.S. News and World Report ranked The University of Mississippi MBA Program as one of the Top 100 MBA programs in 2010. This notable ranking comes as no surprise to those students and employers who have experienced what an MBA degree from Ole Miss adds to their...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'