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2014-03-05 08:33:49

Funds to be Used to Enhance Team and Grow New Social Network for Millennials SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blend, a new college-exclusive mobile app, announced today it has secured a $2.7 million seed funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital, Lerer Ventures, Maveron, BoxGroup, XG Ventures, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. The funding from this round will be used to triple the size of...

2014-03-05 08:33:36

The interactive platform, uPushit, is more than just a social media network. It's an interactive and comprehensive social networking tool, which rewards users for their efforts and participation FRISCO, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- De'Lamar Technologies Corporation, a startup Internet technology company, is proud to announce the launch of uPushit.com. Built on the idea of engagement and rewards, uPushit.com offers users the ability to share thoughts, ideas and personal...

2014-02-11 16:24:24

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marked another important milestone for Special Olympics Canada (SOC), which is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through active participation in sport. The Government of Canada's 2014 federal budget has approved an additional $10.8 million for SOC over the next four years. This additional funding will supplement Sport Canada's current annual funding of more than $2.8 million. As a national sport...

2014-02-01 23:02:50

Washington, D.C. based-special needs planning company has confirmed the release date for the first two special needs planning informational videos, accessible to housing database subscribers only. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC has confirmed February 1st to be the official release date of their first two informational special needs planning videos. The first video, titled “Introduction”, discusses the history of M&L Special Needs...

2014-01-16 23:31:48

Career Step has released a new infographic detailing the advantages of certificate programs, how they compare to two- and four-year degrees in cost and time and the in-demand fields students can enter and be successful in with a certificate. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has just released an infographic on the benefits of certificate education programs. The new infographic details the advantages of certificate programs, how they...

2014-01-10 10:41:11

Many believe teen mothers have an enviable quality of life, a high income and involved fathers The creator of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" said the shows have been called "one of the best public service campaigns to prevent teen pregnancy." A new Indiana University research study finds the opposite to be true. The paper accepted for publication in the journal Mass Communication and Society presents findings that such teen mom shows actually lead heavy viewers to believe that...

2014-01-08 16:23:47

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to congratulate Special Olympics Manitoba's Vice President of Sport and Program, Jennifer Campbell, on being named to the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity's (CAAWS) Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity list for 2013. CAAWS has published the Most Influential Women List for the past 12 years, aiming to recognize and highlight the achievements of...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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