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2010-07-21 18:20:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will name its new arts center in downtown Winston-Salem "Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts" in honor of its current President and CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100721/CL38949 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100721/CL38949 ) Tonya Deem, Arts Council chair, said, "The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has been fortunate to have Milton Rhodes...

2010-06-01 08:38:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes today announced a new partnership with JetBlue Airways to provide a "comfort upgrade" to all customers on overnight JetBlue flights in June by giving them a complimentary Hanes Lay Flat Collar Undershirt. Hanes will also screen new airplane-themed ads on channel 41, JetBlue's PlusTV network, airing on all U.S. domestic flights during June. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-05-21 13:00:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem terminal has been honored by North Carolina state and county government in two areas: safety and air quality. The North Carolina Department of Labor and the County of Forsyth presented the respective awards to the cement terminals management this week. Yesterday, the North Carolina Department of Labor awarded the 1st Year Gold Safety Award for an injury-free year at the terminal in 2009. The award...

2010-04-07 13:16:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Piedmont Triad Research Park have announced the following: "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Piedmont Triad Research Park mark milestone in downtown development." Go to R.J. Reynolds' Web site, www.RJRT.com , and Reynolds American Inc.'s Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com , to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly...

2010-04-05 09:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes today announced that it will offer consumers the opportunity to help plant trees in areas in need through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying purchase of three Hanes products with mail-in redemption and proof of purchase from April 1 through May 15, Hanes will send the purchaser a free Hanes Earth Day T-shirt and will donate a dollar to The Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying redemption of Hanes...

2010-03-25 09:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanes today announced a new national environmental advertising campaign, titled "For Future Generations." The ad, which will begin airing during the week of April 5, takes a lighthearted approach to the brand's environmental responsibility efforts, including eco-friendly products. Hanes is also proud to debut a new consumer Web site (www.hanesgreen.com) where visitors can learn more about the brand's environmental responsibility...

2010-01-29 08:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meet Kenny Twist and the DNA girl. They are the stars of a new animated film, "Cell Side Story," developed by students at Atkins Academic and Technology High School in cooperation with Wake Forest University and other community partners. "Cell Side Story" is a love story featuring male and female animated characters that dramatize what happens within cells. Kenny Twist represents kinesin, a motor protein found within cells. The DNA...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes®, America's No. 1 apparel brand, today announced that it will donate up to 100,000 pair of socks to the less fortunate this holiday season - one pair of comfortable real socks for every virtual pair of socks that social networkers send to friends. Starting today, Hanes Facebook page visitors (www.facebook.com/hanes) may select a predesigned pair of Hanes socks that can be virtually sent to a friend. For each virtual...

2009-09-25 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanjay Gupta, one of America's most renowned medical experts, and Dr. Cornel West a provocative public intellectual, are just two of the internationally known speakers participating in Faces of a Healthy Future: National Conference to End Health Disparities II, November 3-6, 2009, at the Twin City Quarter, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Gupta is a practicing neurosurgeon and senior medical correspondent for health and medicine at CNN,...

2009-08-17 07:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get in gear and maximize your game day experience this season by carrying the football doughnut from Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation into the end zone of your next celebration. Available beginning Monday, August 17, these football-shaped treats are perfect for sharing with family and friends, and can help put major points on the board with fans of any team--whether it's playing offense to hunger or defending the need for themed...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin