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2014-07-30 16:29:10

For Accelerated Approval of Therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the 106,782 signatures collected through TheRacetoYes.Org petition urging the "FDA to Say Yes to Accelerated Approval for safe, effective therapies for children with Duchenne" muscular dystrophy, the White House issued a statement yesterday by Janet Woodcock, Director, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. The Race to Yes organizers expressed...

2014-07-24 23:07:56

Tuesday at the White House, in a report released with President Obama and Vice-President Biden, Apploi’s tool providing jobseekers with real-time data on local employer needs, and how and where they can up-skill to reach their career goals, including exciting new features, was highlighted. At the event the President signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and was given the report, which he committed his cabinet to supporting. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuesday at the White House,...

2014-07-17 23:03:06

Yosses to lead the development of a healthy eating and cooking curriculum for kids as Director of the ChopChop Cooking Lab Watertown, MA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Bill Yosses has stepped down from his position as the White House pastry chef to join ChopChopKids, publisher of the award-winning ChopChop Magazine: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Kids. Yosses joins the nonprofit organization as Director of the ChopChop Cooking Lab, an initiative to introduce hands-on cooking instruction and...

2014-07-11 12:25:41

Textura joins leading companies to discuss private-sector initiative to expedite payment to small suppliers CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Textura Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Allin joined executives from several other companies at the White House today to discuss SupplierPay, an initiative the Obama Administration is launching...

2014-07-01 23:02:56

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Provides $100,000 Grant to ChopChopKids to Develop and Run Series of 8 Healthy Cooking Classes at Select Boys & Girls Club Locations Starting July 7th Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 This summer, Boys & Girls Clubs’ members in Worcester and Boston will be the first groups to learn first-hand about healthy cooking and eating from two thought-leaders in the culinary world -- Sally Sampson, founder of ChopChopKids and renowned cookbook...

2014-07-01 23:01:21

Senior executives and CEOs from the property/casualty industry also joined talks. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) CEO Julie Rochman, met with senior White House officials last week to discuss resilience, property mitigation, and related issues. “As the property insurance industry’s building science research arm, IBHS is very focused on mitigating homes...

2014-07-01 16:22:45

White House, Lady Liberty and Presidential Experts Highlight Fall East Coast Cruise LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury travelers can plan for an immersive exploration of some of the most important sites in the nation's history during Crystal Cruises' November 5 East Coast sailing from New York to Miami aboard the award-winning Crystal Serenity. Visiting military training grounds and war memorials and walking in the footsteps of presidents - through the Revolutionary-era...

2014-06-25 23:14:07

Academic, Corporate, and Entrepreneurial Organizations Come Together to Improve Gender Balance in Computing (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Today, at the White House Summit on Working Families, The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a national non-profit focused on increasing women’s participation in computing, announced an aggressive commitment to add 3,500 new technical women to the U.S. talent pool by 2016 through the NCWIT Pacesetters program. In this unique...

2014-06-24 23:18:11

Clean Energy Incubator stand out now live in 69 cities; accolades from White House, US Department of Transportation. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates RideScout on its company momentum. RideScout, the technology platform revolutionizing how people find and use ground transportation, is a current portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. Founded by...

2014-06-23 08:35:35

WALTHAM, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com (NYSE: CRCM), the world's largest online care destination for finding and managing family care, today announced that Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder, Chairman and CEO, will participate in The White House Summit on Working Families, to be held today at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111020/NE89882LOGO Co-hosted by the Center for American Progress and the U.S. Department of Labor,...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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