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2013-05-06 23:04:17

YMCA chosen by local citizens for “Best of the Best” Awards Issue of Charlotte Magazine Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 For 45 years, Charlotte Magazine has been required reading for those who want to stay abreast of the people, places, events and activities that define the Queen City. Since 1997, its May issue has been dedicated to the annual "Best of the Best" (BOB) awards, recognizing the who´s who among local business and service providers, as determined by their...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

A 10-year working relationship with the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities has helped the Minneapolis advertising agency generate strong membership results. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 From the iconic “Butter” TV spot–which features a woman eating, yes, a stick of butter–to the “Fatpants Drive,” which prompted people to lose weight and donate their outsized pants, Preston Kelly has a history of creating memorable and effective campaigns for its...

2011-11-10 15:30:00

How-to videos, blog posts, and digital media fun bring new element to annual Turkey Trot preparation. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Any Dallas native is familiar with the Thanksgiving tradition of the Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, where nearly 40,000 people gather every year to run, walk, and gobble down the cityâs streets on Thanksgiving morning. What they may not be familiar with however, is the new digital spin on this yearâs race. While...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Town gears up for Saturday, October 15th charity concert to be held in downtown Jamestown, NC Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Jamestown Swing, a fully recognized 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2009 to raise funds and awareness for select charities through high profile special events, is on track to break attendance and fundraising records for its October 15th charity concert benefiting YMCA âœWe Build Campaignâ. This incredible...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.