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2011-07-28 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people look forward to the summer as a time to relax, enjoy time with family and friends and possibly travel more and work less. A recent Adweek/Harris Poll shows that two in five U.S. adults say they have taken or are planning to take a vacation this summer (40%) and 12% are not sure if they will take a vacation. But, how relaxing are these summer vacations? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) Among Americans...

2011-07-18 06:53:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading feminine hygiene product manufacturer Summer's Eve® (www.summerseve.com) has launched a creative multimedia campaign with Dallas independent agency The Richards Group, to promote its full line of external cleansing and freshening products. The campaign's centerpiece is a dramatic television spot called "The V," starring Cleopatra and other strong female archetypes exalted for their combination of power and femininity....

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2011-06-20 12:52:55

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 marks the Summer Solstice. The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which...

2011-06-06 08:45:00

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Programming kicks off this month for a global summer reading initiative that will reach families in all branches of the military. More than 250 base libraries will join a "quest" to thwart summer boredom with free activities, prizes and a wide range of reading choices for all ages around the theme "A Midsummer Knight's Read." Most programs will run eight weeks with open enrollment during the summer. Activities will range by location and...

2011-05-25 06:30:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with an upcoming campaign to engage, educate and empower women to better understand and nurture their bodies, leading feminine hygiene product manufacturer Summer's Eve® announced today that it is partnering with women's health and empowerment expert Dr. Carla Stokes, and girls advocacy organization, i am that girl, led by women's movement advocate and Survivor finalist Alexis Jones. "We're thrilled to be...

2011-05-21 00:01:25

Smart Horizons Career Online Education has announced the launch of a new summer school credit recovery program for high school students. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first AdvancED/SACS accredited online school district, has announced the launch of new summer school credit recovery program for high school students. Courses offered through this initiative will take the process of credit recovery to a new level of convenience...

2011-02-01 07:15:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading personal care product manufacturer Summer's Eve® is debuting a new creative campaign by Dallas independent agency, The Richards Group. The campaign, called "Freshen Up In Between," features everyday scenarios women experience, such as traveling for business and going to the gym, and how Summer's Eve fits into those experiences. The campaign will include print and online ads. The online ads will debut on February 1,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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