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2014-09-02 16:23:53

--HSN to exclusively launch 'UNICHEF' cookbook by U.S. Fund for UNICEF National Board Member Hilary Gumbel during the second annual HSN Cares Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Primetime Special on September 26 at 10 p.m. EST -- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HSNi Cares, philanthropic arm for parent company HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSNI), is partnering for the second year with U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help raise awareness and funds for UNICEF's lifesaving work for children as a...

2014-09-02 12:31:03

Online Retailer Unveils Second Annual Campaign Featuring this Year's Top Costumes, Party Themes and Treats, and Launches its Costumes-for-a-Cause Program NEW BERLIN, Wis., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuyCostumes.com, a leading online costume retailer and the authority on all things Halloween, is officially kicking off the Halloween season today with the launch of its second annual Orange Tuesday(TM) campaign, running September 2, 2014 - November 4, 2014. The campaign features the...

2014-09-02 12:24:27

Rising star encourages kids to get involved and help save other kids around the world NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress, platinum recording artist and author Zendaya, this year's Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF spokesperson, is asking kids in the U.S. to make a difference in the lives of other kids by raising funds for UNICEF's lifesaving programs. Zendaya will be appearing as a "Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF superhero" in print, online, and broadcast public service...

2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2014-02-04 12:24:50

Four-Year-Old Grand Prize Winner One of Youngest in Contest History NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the winners of the annual Pier 1 Imports(®)/UNICEF greeting card contest. Four-year-old Robbie from California was named this year's Grand Prize Winner for the theme, "Joyous Celebration," and is one of the youngest winners since the contest's inception in 1992. Robbie's design will be reproduced as an official UNICEF greeting card...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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