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2014-07-17 23:11:29

Dr. Ron Sheffield, a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma Arizona, was presented the Badger Award at the 2014 American Indian Business Leaders Conference. Williamsburg, Virginia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Ron Sheffield was presented the Badger Award, April 12, 2014, at The American Indian Business Leaders Conference (AIBL) in Scottsdale, Arizona. Sheffield is a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma, Arizona and serves as President and Managing...

2014-02-19 23:28:26

Look for Tanimura & Antle in the Toss it Up Salad Bar arena and at the Plant-a-Pot interactive booth at Yuma Lettuce Days March 1 – 2, held at the Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. This is the fourth consecutive year that Tanimura & Antle has supported this community festival that celebrates Yuma’s agricultural industry through interactive displays and culinary demonstrations. Yuma, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Look for Tanimura & Antle in the Toss it Up Salad Bar...

2010-06-08 12:56:00

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community House, a nonprofit organization in Birmingham, MI dedicated to cultural, social and educational enrichment, will be launching the first annual "Elmore Leonard Literary Arts and Film Festival," November 10-13, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100608/DE17760LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100608/DE17760LOGO ) The multifaceted event will include a competition for screenwriters and filmmakers as...

2010-05-19 07:30:00

YUMA, Ariz., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Garages are empty. Sixteen vehicles sit in the Arizona desert. And more than 100 college engineering students wait to show a panel of judges that their vehicle should win top honors. As the end of Year Two approaches in EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, today inspections, testing and judging got underway at the General Motors (GM) Desert Proving Ground in Yuma, Arizona. For the next six days, the 16 EcoCAR teams from universities across North...

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By William Roller, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Aug. 6--Navigating a smooth course through high school and higher education can be a daunting task for even the highly motivated, but calming the turbulence of career choices for Yuma students is made easier due to a federal program. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is intended to boost the number of low-income students (schools with more than 50 percent receiving free or reduced lunch) to succeed in...

2008-07-31 21:00:26

By The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 31--Yuma Art Center's Youth Summer Theater Camp production of "Seussical Jr." opens at 7 tonight (Friday) at the Historic Yuma Theatre, 254 S. Main St. More than 30 youths ages 8 to 14 have been learning about theater -- from the basics to stage performances -- for five weeks. The show also will be presented at a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. For both shows, admission at the door is $5 per adult, $3 per child ages 11 and younger. Tim O'Brien, a major in music...

2008-07-15 21:00:21

By Pam M. Smith, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 15--Troublemakers is the name of the band. Rock 'n' roll from the '60s to the present and lots of originals are in their music. Friday from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., the Troublemakers will be live at the LZ Bar and Grill, 2175 S. Harley Drive. Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight, the band will help The Pub celebrate its first anniversary at 179 E. 1st St. with giveaways from Miller Lite. For both these gigs, the audience must be at least 21...

2008-07-07 09:00:52

By The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 7--Mementos, a Yuma scrapbooking and card-making store, recently donated more than $1,400 worth of scrapbooking supplies to Arizona Western College's Upward Bound Summer Program. Area students involved in the Upward Bound program will design their own yearbooks as one of the numerous projects in the program, which helps the students make the transition to college, AWC officials said. "Mementos is very excited to have the opportunity to partner with AWC and...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'