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2011-07-01 15:55:00

WATERFORD, Ireland, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 50 Vessels, 12 Countries, 500,000 Festival-goers The Irish will welcome over 50 majestic Tall Ships from 12 countries, some 1,400 sail trainees and an anticipated 500,000 maritime, music and festival fans to the quays of Waterford City this weekend for the biggest party of 2011. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/tourismireland/50520/ The Tall...

2011-03-15 10:39:00

LYMAN, S.C., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a Holding Company providing healthcare services, healthcare professionals and equipment to medical institutions, has targeted the Mid-Atlantic region for expansion and growth. After two consecutive profitable years, zero long-term debt, the company's management believes it is poised to pursue additional revenues and growth opportunities. Waterford Holdings Group specializes in targeting...

2011-03-02 12:54:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake City, Utah, has been selected to host the first annual Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) conference on March 2-4, 2011, at the Little America Hotel. EETC is an international conference that serves as a meeting place for researchers, policy makers, administrators, educators, and practitioners to discuss cutting-edge research, innovations, and developments in early childhood education. Thirty presenters from around...

2010-11-15 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Waterford Crystal, the official designer and manufacturer of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS trophy, is offering fans a special opportunity to vote for their favorite custom-made award at www.PeoplesChoice.com. The voting period runs now through Dec. 7 and the nominated trophy will be presented to the winner of an exciting new category, which will be revealed during the live CBS show on Jan. 5, 2011 from the Nokia Theater,...

2010-10-13 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton (WWRD), the leading provider of luxury home and lifestyle products worldwide, today announced the launch of the company's new multi-brand website which features a sophisticated e-commerce platform for its global customer base. "As consumer shopping behavior continues to evolve, our new online presence addresses the growing demand for an engaging way to browse, research and purchase our products - whether shopping our...

2010-10-05 18:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute(TM), a Utah-based nonprofit research center that has invested more than $135 million in its software and programs, introduces a new direct selling business opportunity--Waterford Learning At Home(TM) (waterfordlearning.com). Waterford Learning At Home's initial focus is to build a dynamic sales team throughout the U.S. Its consultants will enjoy a rewarding compensation plan, flexible working hours, and no territories. A...

2010-08-24 07:00:00

DETROIT, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women and Sphere Trending, a cutting-edge consulting and forecasting firm based in Waterford, Mich., have released "The New Mom," the second installment of their four-part "Women in 2010" series of reports that explore trends affecting women in the second decade of the 21st century. Maxine Lauer, CEO (Creative Examiner of Opportunities) for Sphere Trending said the report highlights the ways in which...

2010-04-22 15:27:00

WATERFORD, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Waterford, CT on April 30 - May 2, 2010. After 15 years in the Crystal Mall, Eastern Mountain Sports has moved to a new, larger location at Charter Oak Commons. The new, 14,600 square-foot store is nearly triple the size of the former location and features an expanded boat department, road running shoes and expert service, a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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