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2014-06-03 23:03:40

Eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents in the fight against cancer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Across Connecticut, residents intent on conquering cancer are preparing to swim the Long Island Sound to raise funds, bolster awareness and seek out a cure at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefiting the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of swimmers and philanthropists will unite...

2014-05-30 04:22:17

In response to an article published on Hutchnews.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics gives tips to parents on safe swimming practices and why it's important to teach these rules to children at an early age. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatrics center comments on an article that provides tips on swimming safety for children as the summer months approach. Logo-...

2014-05-29 23:07:21

In the unique world of marathon swimming, successfully completing swims across the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and around Manhattan Island is considered the "Triple Crown" of Open Water Swimming. On June 28, 2014, Doug McConnell, 56, will pursue the "Triple Crown" when he swims 28.5 miles around Manhattan in the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, and in conjunction with this swim he is fundraising for scientific research programs at the Les Turner ALS Research...

2014-05-27 23:10:04

From June 19th through July 3rd, swimmers from all over can come to the Race Club to work on their technique. The superior swim club allows campers to choose their own workout schedule and enjoy the Florida Keys. Islamorada, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Race Club announces open enrollment for an exclusive swim technique camp from June 19th through July 3rd. The 2-week camp allows for participants to make their own schedule choosing from afternoon and morning sessions. Located in...

2014-05-22 23:04:38

Mead Brown Costa Rica Vacation Rentals adds the luxurious Villa Paraiso estate compound in Montezuma, and the large (sleeps 18) new Jade on Guiones -- perfect for Yoga and surfing. The Villa Punta Mar mansion in Punta Leona is on sale for stays during the month of June. Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Mead Brown is pleased to announce the addition of Villa Paraiso and Jade on Guiones to our portfolio of vacation rental villas. Villa Paraiso is one of the finest...

2014-05-21 12:26:16

Annual Pool Survey Find Americans Anxious to Shake Off Winter Blues and Dive In WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three Americans - and over half of Americans in the Northeast and Midwest regions - said the long, brutal winter of 2014 caused their worst cabin fever in at least a decade, and the "cure" many are looking forward to is jumping in a swimming pool, according to a national Ipsos survey released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130607/FL28465LOGO Months of...

2014-05-20 12:29:35

Elite Pro IRONMAN and Former Olympic Competitors Are Powered by Polar Smart Coaching; Potts Has Eye on Kona World Championships; Haskins Has Four Pro Wins Since Welcoming Daughter LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Polar (www.polar.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and sports performance technologies, announced a partnership with two of the world's premiere triathletes, Andy Potts and Sarah Haskins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89428 As the number...

2014-05-13 23:01:26

In observance of National Water Safety Month the YMCA of Greater Charlotte reinforces the importance of water safety and swim lessons during peak months for water recreation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 This May the YMCA of Greater Charlotte celebrates National Water Safety Month by reinforcing the importance of water safety and learning to swim. A historical nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y has been a leading provider of...

2014-05-12 16:25:53

ONTARIO, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ® (NBCF) recently awarded us with the honorable distinction of being an official sponsor. For every uniquely designed, NBCF pink-themed Snorkel Set purchased, Seavenger will donate profits to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Seavenger is proud of our partnership with this notable organization, and excited to support NBCF in their fight against breast cancer....

2014-05-09 23:00:34

SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports Announce the SEAL Innovation Team and Partnership Goals to Benefit the Triangle-Area, Competitive Swimming and Aquatic Safety Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 At a news conference yesterday, SEAL Innovation, Inc. (SEAL), Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC) and iX3 Sports announced ambitious goals for their new partnership, including the sponsorship by SEAL of the professional swim team created by iX3 Sports training to qualify for the 2016...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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