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2014-09-04 16:24:15

The Grammy Award-Winning Band to Perform Live from the Multimedia Retailer WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Train, the San Francisco hitmakers behind three Grammy Awards, are performing live at QVC Friday, September 5 at 5PM (ET) during the "Train: Q Sessions Live(®)" broadcast. The hour-long broadcast will showcase songs from their new album, Bulletproof Picasso, as well as celebrated hits from past albums. Viewers will have the opportunity to order Train's new...

2014-08-11 12:28:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association announced today that it has awarded 21 new research grants totaling nearly $3.5 million to find treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The grants were awarded to scientists from laboratories located in nine different states in the United States as well as from the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Switzerland, Israel and Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131211/MM32178LOGO...

2014-07-22 12:30:17

Initiative to optimize patient care spearheaded by AbbVie and The Michael J. Fox Foundation to visit 11 cities in 2014 NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Parkinson's organizations are working together to help provide Parkinson's patients and caregivers with knowledge and support to optimize their care through the "Partners in Parkinson's" strategic health initiative launched by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie. Partners in Parkinson's offers...

2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-09 08:26:23

Debut Single From Upcoming Album Bulletproof Picasso, Out September 16 on Columbia NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perennial hitmakers and three-time Grammy award winners, Train have released their new single, "Angel In Blue Jeans," today, specially premiering the debut track live from their forthcoming album on the Howard Stern show via SiriusXM. This initial offering is from their upcoming 7th studio effort, Bulletproof Picasso, which is scheduled to be released on...

2014-06-03 08:31:43

2014 Marks 10th Anniversary Celebration for Danville Concours/Weekend of Automotive Charity Events - Organization Raises More than $2mm to Support Parkinson's Research and Patient Care Since 2004 DANVILLE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When this year's Danville d'Elegance (DDE) Foundation celebrates its upcoming 10th anniversary, September 20-21(st), 2014, with its annual weekend of automotive charity-related events, not only will it be boasting its stature as top fundraiser...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-15 12:36:44

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands of walkers will hit the pavement and raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraiser and includes a total of 500 walks throughout the year -- with 200 this Saturday and Sunday. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes...

2014-05-07 08:33:31

Tybon brings over two decades of nonprofit experience to the Komen Chicago CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago announced today that it has named Susan Tybon as chief executive officer. Tybon brings more than two decades of experience working in nonprofit management to Komen Chicago. She joins Komen Chicago from the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC). "Susan is a proven leader with an extensive track record of leading non-profit organizations to...

2014-04-28 23:11:43

On April 26, 2014, Team FiltersFast.com, led by company President Ray Scardigno, participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Xtreme Hike for a Cure. With generous donations from customers along with FilterFast.com matching funds, the team was responsible for raising $23,408 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Team FiltersFast.com is resting up after hiking over 30 miles in one day on the famous Appalachian Trail as part of the Cystic Fibrosis Xtreme Hike. For...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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