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2009-02-03 13:22:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- She's 98, goes to work every weekday -- parties, lobbies, donates, campaigns, and still finds time to compose songs on her ukulele. Meet real estate legend Ebby Halliday. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090203/DA66220) Join Michael Poss as he tells her fascinating story in Ebby Halliday: The First Lady of Real Estate (Brown Books Publishing Group, February 2009). Mr. Poss eloquently captures the essence of Ebby Halliday through the events that...

2009-01-28 16:24:00

Proceeds Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunch with legendary entrepreneur and philanthropist T. Boone Pickens will soon be a hot ticket among power brokers clamoring to get the ear of the billionaire -- and it's all for a good cause. The Texas energy giant is literally throwing himself into his philanthropic work by putting himself on the auction block to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas (BBBSNT). Analyzing...

2009-01-28 12:05:31

Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens plans to auction himself on eBay next month to raise money for the charity Big Brothers Big Sisters. The legendary oilman is offering to have lunch to the winner and seven of his friends at Nick & Sam's restaurant in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday. Unfortunately, the auction is not aimed at ordinary folks since bidding on the lunch with Pickens begins at $100,000. If eight people share the cost, they would have to pony up a minimum of...

2009-01-19 16:18:00

Breakthrough Manufacturing Processes Will Provide Clean Wind Energy To All TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- WePOWER, LLC., a developer of clean energy solutions around the world, announced today that it has secured the capacity to mass produce up to 500,000 of its PacWind turbines in the United States within a 12-month period. This capability enables the company to swiftly and cost-effectively deliver its clean energy wind turbines to consumers, home-owners, businesses, developers...

2009-01-16 08:41:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BullMarket.com (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with investment coverage on several wind and power grid stocks, including American Superconductor (Nasdaq: AMSC), Hexel (NYSE: HXL), Itron (Nasdaq: ITRI), Comverge (Nasdaq: COMV) and EnerNOC (Nasdaq: ENOC), among others. All paid and trial subscribers to BullMarket.com can now receive immediate...

2008-12-15 08:08:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials systems and glass fiber reinforcements, today partnered with T. Boone Pickens by endorsing the Pickens Plan to advance energy independence and energy efficiency in homes and buildings. The Pickens Plan calls for reducing the United States' dependence on foreign oil through the investment in domestic renewable resources, such as wind and solar, and the use of natural gas as a...

2008-12-09 13:34:00

Nonprofit Recognizes that Clean Energy Will Make Air Healthier to Breathe NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association, a leader in the fight for cleaner air for decades, announced its support of the Pickens Plan at a press conference today with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens, the legendary American business leader and philanthropist. Developed by Mr. Pickens, the Pickens Plan focuses on reducing America's dependence on foreign oil by investing...

2008-10-28 18:00:19

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Boone Pickens will bring his message addressing the energy crisis to farmers, ranchers, and rural landowners with a special edition RFD-TV "LIVE" television broadcast, which will originate from RFD-TV's Nashville studios on Wednesday evening, October 29th, beginning at 8pm ET/7pm CT. National and local media are invited to attend, as Mr. Pickens will also hold a press conference at the NorthStar/RFD-TV studios beginning at 6:45pm ET/5:45 pm CT....

2008-10-20 06:00:20

By Steve Weinberg At age 80, T. (for Thomas) Boone Pickens is still shaking up the energy industry, as he has been doing since the 1950s, when he quit his stable job as a Phillips Petroleum geologist to start his own firm, Mesa Petroleum. The First Billion Is the Hardest is Pickens' third account of his life, but the partial repetition apparently does not discourage book buyers; it reached best-seller lists a week after the publication date. The book is a mishmash of countrified...

2008-10-14 06:00:24

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Wendy Wilkinson, wilkinsonpr@comast.net, or Krista Schulz, Krista_wilkinsonpr@comcast.net, both for The Land Report DENVER, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A lunch with Warren Buffet was just auctioned off at $2.1 million for charity. But according to Eric O'Keefe, editor of The Land Report, sitting down for a one-on- two lunch with T. Boone Pickens and Ted Turner, two pioneering entrepreneurs, was priceless. Pickens is featured on the new Fall cover of the...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'