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2014-09-18 23:02:37

ChopChop Magazine Brings Together Chef Bill Yosses and Yonah Kalikow, Winner of the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge For Massachusetts, For a Live Cooking Demonstration at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival Watertown, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ChopChop founder Sally Sampson is challenging former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses and Yonah Kalikow, 10-year-old Massachusetts’s winner of the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, to come up with a twist on hummus,...

2014-09-18 16:23:51

Third Class of the National Student Poets Program has been selected by White House Committee to Serve as National Poetry Ambassadors WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation's highest honor for teen poets presenting original work, began their year of poetry events, workshops and service projects with a reading hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama in the Blue Room of the White House. These five outstanding young...

2014-09-17 16:24:32

Woman Speaks Out About Fiancee's Preventable Death At Hands Of Doctor With Crack Cocaine History SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering substance abuser who is at the White House today for National Recovery Month, stars in a new television ad supporting Proposition 46 that consumer advocates released today. Consumer advocates were also joined by a Los Angeles woman who spoke out after losing her fiancée because of a preventable error in...

2014-09-17 16:22:31

Company utilizes environmentally friendly propellant technology for new zinc oxide aerosol spray products. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House convened a group of public and private industry leaders yesterday to discuss ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). As the only invited company to represent a consumer brand, Mission Pharmacal Company participated in the White House Industry Leadership Roundtable discussion to share information on the...

2014-09-10 16:27:39

Generous Support Fulfills Association's Endowment Commitment for Future Improvements and Advancements to Revitalized Center WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House Historical Association is honored to announce a $5 million gift by businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to the Association in support of the revitalized White House Visitor Center opening on Saturday, September 13. The completely transformed visitor center is the result of a...

2014-09-10 08:36:39

Focus on Accelerated Education and Employment of Service Members WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House has invited business leaders to a meeting in Washington to explore ideas to improve employment opportunities for military veterans. The Obama administration wants veterans and their families to be able to access innovative, accelerated learning programs that teach IT skills for growth industries and in-demand occupations. Government agencies involved in the...

2014-09-03 08:39:53

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A former top federal computer security advisor discusses how threat intelligence can be used to accelerate the detection of and response to today's increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks during an upcoming SC Magazine-hosted webinar, sponsored by LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company. Sameer Bhalotra, former senior director for cybersecurity at the White House, and Chris Petersen, chief technology officer and co-founder of...

2014-08-21 23:13:01

CEO Bob Vaez and Marketing Coordinator Courtney Stanley have been recognized for their innovative and inspiring leadership among professional event planners around the world. Technology developed by EventMobi was also recognized by the White House as a key aspect of the President's Climate Action Plan. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) has inducted EventMobi CEO Bob Vaez into its prestigious Hall of Fame under the "Industry...

2014-08-15 23:02:16

Erna's Elderberry House, the region’s only 5-star restaurant, presents an exquisite array of specially-selected local ingredients, inspired by Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural dinner at the White House as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 On Friday, September 12, 2014, Erna’s Elderberry House in Oakhurst commemorates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the historic Yosemite Grant Act with a celebratory dinner served by staff in...

2014-08-07 12:34:11

Online university lauded in new report for matching workers with the skills they need for the jobs of the 21st century SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most effective postsecondary job training programs in the nation. Vice President Joe Biden recently released the Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity report. The report praised WGU for its use of competency-based...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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