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2014-02-17 16:21:33

Winner Announced During April's National Volunteer Week; Grand Prize Winner Will Have Boyds Bear Created in their Honor, $1,000 Prize Donated to Not-for-Profit of Their Choice ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyds Bears is looking for the nation's top volunteers with the launch of their national "Hearts of Gold" contest. Do you know someone who volunteers their time and want to recognize their selfless contributions? Perhaps your friend regularly helps out at the local...

2010-11-05 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders today announced that it is teaming with Build-A-Bear Workshop® for a holiday charity drive to benefit children in need. Now through Dec. 24, customers shopping at Borders stores nationwide will have the opportunity to donate books and stuffed animals, including Hal Moose®, a Build-A-Bear Workshop furry friend with soft brown fur and antlers. Hal Moose is the star of "Holly & Hal Moose(TM): Our...

2010-09-01 15:54:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® today announced it is teaming with Build-A-Bear Workshop® to bring the popular teddy bear to life in more than 500 Borders superstores nationwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/DE58584LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/DE58584LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-01-28 10:08:00

SHELBURNE, Vt., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Times are tough. And The Vermont Teddy Bear Company is responding by bringing a bit of humor to this "bear market." Their new limited-edition "Recession-Proof Love" Bear is sure to be a popular gift this Valentine's Day. The Company also realizes the irony of making a limited-edition, recession-themed Bear with a price tag just under $100. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090128/NE63779 ) (Logo:...

2008-12-08 10:33:55

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the Walgreen Co. is recalling 173 teddy bears sold with chocolate bars that might be contaminated. The FDA said some samples of the chocolate bars were contaminated with melamine. Walgreen said the approximately 9-inch high Dressy Teddy Bear with a 4-ounce chocolate bar displayed the UPC number 047475864485, and a product tag with the item number 291332. Customers can return the teddy bears for a full refund or contact Walgreen at 847-315-2755 for...

2008-08-21 15:00:43

Noah's Ark Animal Workshop(R) has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida in an attempt to break a current Guinness World Record - the "Largest Gathering of Plush Toys". On Sept. 6, company representatives will join the girls at the Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. in an effort to break the record, said Dina Amico-Kriescher, president and founder of Noah's Ark. "Making smiles and dreams come true is what Noah's Ark Animal Workshop(R) was founded on," Amico-Kriescher said....

2008-08-02 00:00:19

By Michael O'Sullivan For months now, "Brideshead Revisited" fans the world over have been atwitter over the possibility that the new feature film based on Evelyn Waugh's beloved 1945 novel would not include an appearance by Aloysius the teddy bear. How could the filmmakers edit Aloysius out? He's not just a stuffed animal, you cried, but a symbol, essential to Waugh's tale of lost innocence. Well, I've seen the movie, boys and girls, and rest easy: Aloysius made the cut. Wait a second,...

2006-08-03 07:02:57

LONDON (Reuters) - Barney the guard dog went berserk at a teddy bear exhibition in England and ripped the stuffing out of Elvis Presley's beloved bear Mabel, exhibitors said on Thursday. Wookey Hole Caves, a popular holiday destination in Somerset, southern England, was drawing children with its display of 1,000 precious teddy bears, including Mabel, beloved bear of the King of Rock and Roll. But, said General Manager Daniel Medley, it all went horribly wrong. The collection was so...

2005-07-04 17:25:20

By Angela Moore NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warning: Bears are leaving the woodsto prowl the more exotic habitat of The Big Apple. Stuffed bears, that is -- with enough wardrobe choices tomake even fashion divas pause. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. , which sells theexperience of making and dressing your own stuffed animal, isopening a flagship store in New York City, adding to midtownManhattan's high-end kid 'retailtainment' shops like AmericanGirl Place and FAO Schwarz. The new store, at the...


Latest Teddy bears Reference Libraries

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2010-10-28 18:51:09

The teddy bear is a toy bear usually stuffed with soft, white cotton and having soft fur. Often it is used to entertain children and has become an enduring form of stuffed animals in many countries. The bears come in various styles and many have become collectors' items. The name comes from former US President Theodore Roosevelt whose nickname was "Teddy". The name came from a hunting indecent where Roosevelt's hunting buddies tied up a black bear for him to shoot. Roosevelt refused to...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'