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2014-07-15 08:23:16

Program seeking nominations for environmental volunteers; $15,000 to be donated to nonprofits in Metro Atlanta ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today launched Atlanta's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Nominations are being accepted for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces through August 19 at http://www.wsbtv.com/coxconservesheroes. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on...

2014-07-10 12:22:47

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in Arizona PHOENIX, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land, sponsored locally by Goodwill of Central Arizona, today announced finalists for Arizona's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists. By being a finalist, each individual has secured a $2,500 donation for his nonprofit of choice. The...

2014-07-09 12:23:23

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Andrea Adams-Morden and Rebecca Claassen as the 2014 finalists for Santa Barbara's Cox Conserves Heroes program, which recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. The public is being asked to vote through August 6 to determine the winner. To vote, visit...

2014-07-09 12:23:19

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in OC ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Evan Brown, Frank Capalupo and George Sutherland as the 2014 finalists for Orange County's Cox Conserves Heroes program, which recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. The public is being asked to vote through August 6 to determine the winner. To vote, visit...

2014-07-09 12:23:16

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in San Diego SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Eloise Battle, Everett Neuman and Mel Lions as the 2014 finalists for San Diego's Cox Conserves Heroes program, which recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. The public is being asked to vote through August 6 to determine the winner. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select...

2014-06-26 12:23:38

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is accepting nominations for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. on July 1. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...

2014-06-25 16:22:36

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits on behalf of winner and finalists CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Brian Batteiger as Virginia's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As Batteiger's nonprofit of choice, Pathfinders for Greenways received $10,000. Batteiger builds new trails and prevents erosion on older trails. His work enables outdoor exercise and connects hikers and mountain bikers with areas such as Carvins Cove. His...

2014-06-03 12:25:39

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...

2014-05-29 00:20:34

Minneapolis retains title as nation's best park system; Fresno repeats last place finish SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Minneapolis took top honors on The Trust for Public Land's 3(rd) annual ParkScore® index, earning a perfect "5-park bench" rating from the nonprofit organization. Minneapolis remains the only city park system to earn the coveted "5 bench" score. New York, Boston, Portland, and San Francisco rounded out the top five. This year, Denver made...

2014-05-28 08:24:00

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program are being announced today, and the public is being asked to vote now through June 18. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Virginia area. A total of $15,000 will be...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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