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2014-06-26 20:21:31

BOSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by President of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Board of Directors, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, on the passing of Senator Howard Baker (R-TN): "Today, we mourn the passing of Howard Baker--a great legislator and a great man. My husband Ted worked very closely with Senator Baker over the years, on issues ranging from taxes to voting rights. A true champion for the people of Tennessee, the 'great...

2014-05-07 12:25:35

BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (EMK Institute) announced it will open to the general public with a formal dedication in March of 2015. The heart and soul of the Institute is a full-scale representation of the U.S. Senate Chamber with viewing gallery - a vivid expression of Senator Kennedy's abiding commitment to public service. Senator Kennedy had a deep respect for the United States Senate and its unique role in our...

2014-04-11 12:22:46

Maureen Grieco joins team from MIT's Philanthropic Partnerships office. BOSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is proud to announce Maureen O. Grieco as Vice President of Development. As a member of the Institute's senior management team she will design and implement the organization's Fundraising Strategic Plan. Grieco has 10 years in managing major gift fundraising for large organizations. Most...

2014-03-17 12:27:15

Health Care Advocate Brings Unique Perspective to Leading Patient Experience Firm BOSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, today announced the addition of Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy, Jr. to its Board of Directors. Kennedy brings a unique perspective to Press Ganey's Board as both a long-time advocate for affordable health care in the U.S. and for the civil rights of persons with disabilities. "We are thrilled to have Ted join...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is pleased to host the Honorable Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy as commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Chicago Campus commencement on June 10, 2011 in downtown Chicago. Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), served in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island from 1995 to 2011. Rep. Kennedy has been a tireless advocate for...

2011-04-25 11:17:00

BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vicki Kennedy, attorney, advocate and widow of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, will give the keynote address at the International Institute of New England's annual luncheon honoring the Year of International Women. The event will take place Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the State Room of 60 State Street in Boston (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Kennedy has worked on issues related to health care, guns, homelessness and economic opportunity....

2010-10-21 00:00:42

Kars4Kids, the national car-donation service, did not ask the Kennedy family for Senator Kennedy's automobile Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Kars4Kids was recently pranked by a blogger claiming that the national car donation service had asked the bereaved family of Senator Edward Kennedy for one of the Senator's cars. "The article on the car-and-stars blog cleverly paraphrased one of our previous press releases," said Clifford Meth, spokesman for Kars4Kids. "But it was in terrible...

2010-09-08 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama, who along with Dr. Jill Biden last year helped to launch Mission Serve, the civilian-military initiative of the ServiceNation coalition, will be volunteering with Mission Serve and The George Washington (GW) University community this September 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance. Mission Serve, in the words of its Director, Afghanistan veteran Ross Cohen, is a network of non-profit organizations dedicated to "bringing...

2010-07-01 12:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy told the annual convention of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today that "Every day in America, our military veterans are being held behind enemy lines," because of a "Byzantine mental health system." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) "By changing the mental health system for veterans, we will change it for...

2010-03-22 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Leaders, and Committee Chairs held an enrollment ceremony in the Capitol today to sign the Senate health insurance reform bill and send it to President Obama for his signature into law. Yesterday, the House passed the passed the Senate bill by a vote of 219 to 212. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Good afternoon. Last night, we made history. We honored the vows of our founders who in the Declaration of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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