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2012-08-02 23:03:26

Disabled Veterans National Foundation is sending a grant for $1,500 to the Yuba-Sutter Veterans Stand Down in Marysville, CA. The grant will be used to fund a women veteran´s medical tent for the event on August 23-25. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Disabled Veterans National Foundation (http://www.dvnf.org), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is...

2011-08-17 06:07:00

Callers to 1-800-NO-BUTTS Can Receive a Free 2-Week Starter Kit SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a limited time, the California Smokers' Helpline is sending free nicotine patches to callers from 34 counties in California. Eligible tobacco users who call 1-800-NO-BUTTS and enroll in the free telephone-based quitting program will receive a free two-week starter kit of patches, while supplies last. Smokers from the following counties are eligible: Alpine, Amador,...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Fremont-Rideout Health Group implements Revenue360®'s Eligibility Verification solution. The new service is designed to decrease claim rejections through the reduction in registration errors and provide the business office with the tools necessary to correct potential adjudication issues before claim submission. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Provider Advantage NW, Inc., a national provider of automated, integrated real-time healthcare information software, announced today that...

2010-09-28 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program awarded college scholarships to 230 deserving students who are the children or grandchildren of Sutter Health and affiliate employees. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000 and may be applied to continuing education at either a community college or four-year university. "These scholarships promote academic excellence, as well as assist and encourage the children and grandchildren of our employees...

2009-07-28 14:37:00

PG&E Pays $14.75 Million to Settle Claims Arising from the 1999 Pendola Fire SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has agreed to pay $14.75 million to settle the government's claims of damages resulting from the 1999 Pendola fire in the Plumas and Tahoe National Forests in Northern California. The settlement is the second largest recovery in United States Forest Service history in a forest fire case. "This substantial...

2008-09-24 15:01:01

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health is helping pay the college tuition for hundreds of college students from Northern California. The not-for-profit health care network's Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program awarded more than $879,000 this year to the children and grandchildren of Sutter Health employees. "All of the scholarship recipients are talented and deserving students, who are making important contributions to their communities. We're pleased to help make...

2008-08-02 21:00:09

By Michael Hatamiya, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Aug. 2--Need to get rid of the bed that your son outgrew but don't want to haul it to the dump? Want to give away that perfectly good pair of galoshes that you never used? How about that electric fan that's sitting there unused and unwanted and cluttering up your garage? Freecycle may be the solution. The Freecycle Network is a grassroots movement of people connected by the Internet to give away items they don't need nor want,...

2008-08-02 15:00:19

By Rob Young, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Aug. 2--A toxic chemical spill Friday forced about 20 employees to evacuate a Yuba City packaging firm. Steve Steckbauer, an official at Deluxe Packages, 800 N. Walton Ave., said a 55-gallon drum containing a catalyst for adhesives ruptured with a "boom" about 9:30 a.m. Steckbauer estimated about 20 gallons of the chemical spilled from the drum, which he said was connected to a pumping system. Yuba City firefighters and police...

2008-08-02 12:00:37

By Ryan McCarthy, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Aug. 2--One of the school colors will be green, a frog or a hummingbird is expected to be the school mascot and more than 100 students will attend classes Aug. 18 when the new Yuba Environmental Science Charter Academy opens in Dobbins. "This is the next generation that's going to look after the planet," Paul McGovern, chief financial officer for the charter school in the Sierra foothills, said of the students. Five teachers were...

2008-07-24 12:01:21

By John Hollis, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jul. 24--It's such a positive program for pre-teen girls. It helps them develop self-respect and the ability to make healthy decisions. It's a lot of fun. The girls are running and having a great time," said head coach Clarine Musfelt. The program: Girls on the Run. The fun: Combines training for a 5K run while learning self-esteem lessons that enhance the social, physical and mental health in 8- to 12-year-old girls. The...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.