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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...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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