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2014-09-18 20:21:44

McGraw to Be Featured Speaker at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robin McGraw, lifelong philanthropist, television personality, entrepreneur, and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been named national celebrity spokesperson for Girl Scouts of the USA. The role is one for which McGraw is ideally and uniquely suited: she is a Girl Scout alumna, a former Girl Scout troop leader, and a longtime...

2014-09-15 08:33:34

TEL AVIV, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - AutoAgronom Won the Cleantech Open Israel Competition The CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition is the world's largest green technology competition, and it takes place in the same time in 23 countries. The competition is designed for companies that raised no more than one million dollars, that have a technology / product breakthrough in one of the following areas: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste,...

2014-09-10 16:20:36

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announces the first meeting of the National Military Leadership Council, which seeks to strengthen support for military youth and families, on Friday, Sept. 12 7-9:40 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Council builds upon BGCA's long-standing partnership with the U.S. Armed Forces and commitment to military youth and their families, served by 480 BGCA-Affiliated Youth...

2014-08-25 12:29:39

Online private school continues to grow in popularity as families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an independent online private school for students in grades 6-12, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on September 3, 2014. The program marks its 4th year of operation and continues to expand rapidly. GWUOHS is a partnership between the...

2014-08-18 23:10:06

Team(You)’s digital incentive system launches for school year 2014. Team(You), tested in six schools and after school programs, showed improved outcomes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Digital incentive tool Team(You) launched in June. Attendance improved in all pilots, with one moving from 89% to 100% present. http://www.teamyou.co The web application allows teachers and staff to administer incentive programs online. Through the system, students are immersed in a token...

2014-07-31 23:20:57

Let's Go Learn's online diagnostic assessments and prescriptive lessons in reading and math are now approved for use in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Region 5 ESC. Kensington, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Let’s Go Learn announced today that it is an approved provider of instructional and assessment materials for Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District and for Region 5 ESC. Richard Capone, CEO and co-founder of Let’s Go Learn, said “We have worked with Texas educators...

2014-07-28 23:01:00

Recent Suicide Rates, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/suicide-rates/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Are teens and youth seriously thinking of suicide? Why are suicidal tendencies present in today’s world? Discover the latest suicide rates in a guide released today by NoBullying. According to recent reports, most youth involved in bullying don’t display suicidal behavior. They do, however, concede that teenage suicide and bullying are rising public health...

2014-06-30 23:01:33

MyMobileUniversity (MMU) and the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) signed a strategic alliance at the closing ceremony of International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) held in Malaysia (June 2014) whose theme was “Youth and Education: Taking Action, Getting Results”. This Alliance will realize a shared vision to empower youth by providing them demand based programs in ICT, softskills, entrepreneurship, leadership and language that will enhance their employability. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30,...

2014-06-19 16:24:53

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) honored Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its licensing agency, The Wildflower Group, at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 17, at the industry's primary annual event, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas. GSUSA and The Wildflower Group won "Best Corporate Brand Program" for an array of licensed products resulting in more than $100 million...

2014-06-18 16:26:37

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and FUNdamentals programs OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada has partnered with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to increase opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity. Special Olympics Canada currently runs two...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'