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  Congressional Gold Medal of Honor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is considered the United States Congress equivalent to the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is created by the United States Mint to specifically commemorate the person and achievement for which the medal is awarded.
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is a completely separate decoration from the Medal of Honor which is a military award for extreme bravery in action.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Congressional_Gold_Medal   (360 words)

 Gold medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since at least the 18th Century, gold medals have been awarded in the arts (for example by the Royal Danish Academy), usually as a symbol of a financial award to give an outstanding student some freedom.
Minting the medals is the responsibility of the host city.
Most gold medals (including Olympic gold medals) are gold plated, exceptions being the Congressional Gold Medal and Nobel Prizewinners medals which are solid gold.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gold_medal   (339 words)

 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement
All awardees receive a gold medal, $2,000 (given by APF to the charity of the awardee's choice), and an all-expense paid trip to the APA annual convention, where the award is presented.
Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the application of psychology through methods, research, and/or application of psychological techniques to important practical problems.
Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of psychology through a demonstrable effect on patterns of service delivery in the profession.
www.apa.org /apf/gold.html   (353 words)

 United States of America Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Dr. Dorothy Irene Height   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dorothy Irene Height will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony honoring her lifetime of achievements in the United States Capital Rotunda Washington D. on March 24, 2004.
Public Law 108-162, signed by President George W. Bush on December 6, 2003, authorizes the Department of the Treasury to produce a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to Dr. Height in recognition for her many contributions to the Nation.
The Dorothy Height Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to Dr. Height in a ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda on March 24, 2004.
www.congressionalgoldmedal.com /DorothyHeight.htm   (2129 words)

 The Royal Canadian Geographical Society: Awards - Gold Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gold Medal of the Society was first bestowed in 1972 to honour the International Geographical Union (IGU) for choosing Canada as the venue of its 22nd International Congress, and to recognize the achievements of the IGU President.
In the case of (b), the Medal is awarded to an appropriate individual or group of individuals representative of the occasion.
The time, place and program of the ceremony to present the Gold Medal is decided by the Board of Governors after careful consideration of the circumstances surrounding the event or achievement for which the Medal is being awarded.
www.rcgs.org /rcgs/awards/awards_goldMedal.asp   (232 words)

 Gold Lifesaving Medal
The Gold Lifesaving Medal is awarded by the Commandant of the Coast Guard to any person who rescues, or endeavors to rescue, any other person from drowning, shipwreck, or other peril of the water.
In the center of a gold medal one and seven-sixteenths inches in diameter, three men are depicted in a boat in a heavy sea.
At the bottom of the medal, separating the beginning and ending of the inscription, is a stylized laurel wreath.
foxfall.com /fmd-uscg-glsm.htm   (578 words)

 The Medal of Honor
From the time the first medal was issued until January 14, 1997, 3,427 medals were awarded to 3,408 recipients (there were 19 to whom the Medal was awarded twice.) Of these, 2,553 were enlisted personnel and 169 were living as of this date.
Three medals, awarded to Daniel Sickles, Henry Tremain, and Daniel Butterworth (the so-called "Sickles' Circle) forced the review of the process in 1897.Because these high-ranking individuals had gained medals in questionable ways, and because of other abuses of the Civil War era medal nominations, the process of applying for a Medal of Honor was revised.
While not technically a "Medal of Honor," these Americans were Marines at the time of their heroic actions, and deserve to be mentioned in any history of the Medal of Honor.
www.ngeorgia.com /history/mohm.html   (897 words)

 Utah Walks - Gold Medal Miles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gold Medal Miles are one-mile walks designed to encourage Utahns to become more physically active.
Gold Medal Miles have been planned with beginning walkers in mind.
Gold Medal Miles are made to encourage you to do just that.
www.utahwalks.org /gmm/index.php   (287 words)

 Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Traditionally, a Order and Decoration military medal is a metal shape (usually a round disk) suspended by a strip of ribbon or fabric, often from a top bar.
Medals are traditionally worn on the left side of one's shirt or jacket, normally on formal white tie occasions.
Tokenss and Medals are part of the Exonumia subcategory of Numismatics, while Orders and Decoration Medals are Armed force (Military) related.
www.wikiverse.org /medal   (312 words)

 Kids Domain Crafts - Gold Medals
I made 70 of these Gold Medals for my son's Kindergarten class.
The children were thrilled to receive a Gold Medal on Field Day.
Glue together and adhere to the middle of one side of the medal.
www.kidsdomain.com /craft/goldmedal.html   (201 words)

The Gold Medal is awarded solely to Heads of State "whose personalities and work have gained international acclaim".
The first Gold Medal was awarded on 5th June 1981, to Constantinos Karamanlis, who was at the time President of the Hellenic Republic.
On the 14th October 1987, the Gold Medal was awarded to His Majesty the King of Spain Don Juan Carlos I.
www.onassis.gr /english/medal/index.php   (97 words)

 PHS | Gold Medal Plant Award Program
Since its inception in 1978, the Gold Medal Plant Award program of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs and woody vines of outstanding merit.
When a gardener acquires a plant designated a Gold Medal winner, he or she can be assured the plant will exhibit standards of excellence for pest and disease resistance, as well as ease of growing, when planted and maintained by recommended methods.
Gold Medal Plants are also chosen for their beauty through many seasons, whether it be foliage, flower, form or bark.
www.goldmedalplants.com   (263 words)

 Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Camps and Volleyball Clinics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gold Medal Squared's Marv Dunphy leads Pepperdine to the MPSF Conference Championship and the NCAA Final Four Read the entire story here.
Gold Medal Squared is proud to now provide beach camps for individual players.
Proving that the Gold Medal Squared concepts aren't just volleyball specific, Dr. McGown was invited to present elements of the GM coaching clinic to the athletic department at Pepperdine University.
www.goldmedalsquared.com   (942 words)

 SI.com - More Sports - Hamm will keep his gold medal - Thursday October 21, 2004 11:22AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- For weeks, gymnast Paul Hamm's Olympic gold medal sat in a drawer at his boyhood home in Wisconsin, carefully tucked inside a sock so it wouldn't be scratched or damaged.
The defending world champion made one of the most spectacular comebacks in the sport's history, rallying from 12th place with just two events to go and winning the gold medal with a dazzling high bar routine that brought the audience to its feet.
It brought back memories of the figure skating scandal at the Salt Lake City Games in 2002, when a Canadian pair were given duplicate gold medals after a French judge said she had been "pressured" to put a Russian couple ahead of them.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/more/10/21/hamm.medal.ap   (884 words)

 Gold Medal Squared Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gold Medal Squared is the collaborative effort of four of the most successful and experienced coaches in the history of volleyball in the United States.
Gold Medal Squared was created with one goal in mind - improving the quality of volleyball players and volleyball coaches.
Through years of refinement, we have developed a unique system where coaches are given the necessary tools to teach the skills of volleyball to their players, to understand the tactics of the game, to make better use of limited time with their players, and to develop winning programs.
www.goldmedalsquared.com /about.asp   (250 words)

 Gold Medal bottles
This 750ml 1904 Gold Medal was the first issue of this Gold Medal serie of 7 bottles.
This bottle is the Gold Medal "1914 London England".
This Gold Medal is the 5th in the serie.
www.jdcollectorspage.com /GoldMedalBottles.html   (415 words)

 Congressional Gold Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Awarded since 1776 the Congressional Gold Medal is a United States award given by vote of two-thirds Congress in recognition of distinguished achievements or The design of the medal itself usually between recipients.
Awarding a Congressional Gold Medal to Pope John Paul II : report of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate to accompany S. 2453 (SuDoc Y 1.1/5:106-356)
Awarding a Congressional Gold Medal to former President Ronald Reagan and former First Lady Nancy Reagan : report of the Committee on Banking, Housing...
www.freeglossary.com /Congressional_Gold_Medal   (200 words)

 Autobytel Inc. Announces Gold Medal Dealer(SM) Program to Recognize Dealerships for Exceptional Customer Service
The Gold Medal Dealer program identifies franchised auto dealers who have achieved exceptional customer service standards for Internet car sales and is the first public recognition of customer service by an independent multi-brand online car buying service.
Gold Medal status is reviewed, and dealers are re-certified, every six months to ensure that certification is based on timely, accurate performance information.
Our Gold Medal Dealer program is an important feature in that ongoing dialogue." Autobytel, which is credited with inventing online car buying in 1995, first appeared at NADA in 1996.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-31-2004/0002100138&EDATE   (624 words)

 CNN.com - Canadian skaters get gold; judge suspended - February 15, 2002
Olympics and skating officials said a gold medal will be awarded to Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier, who initially were awarded the silver medal in a hotly contested Monday night performance.
Sale said she and Pelletier were "truly honored" to receive the gold medal, but lamented that the controversy has overshadowed other Olympic events.
He said he regards the Russians as the winners, and that the second gold medal was awarded in a deal that had been done behind closed doors.
www.cnn.com /2002/US/02/15/oly.skate.row/index.html   (980 words)

 United States of America Congressional Gold Medal Recipients 1776 to Present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to the requirement that all Congressional Gold Medal legislation must be cosponsored by at least two-thirds (290) of the Members of the House, specific standards are set forth by Rule VII (c)(vii) of the House Committee on Banking and Financial Service's Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy when considering such legislation.
The Medal was awarded posthumously to Harry and Eliza Briggs, the Rev.
is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony honoring her lifetime of achievements in the United States Capital Rotunda Washington D. on March 24, 2004 coinciding with her 92nd Birthday.
www.congressionalgoldmedal.com   (1033 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
This is tantamount to officially recognizing Yang, the bronze medal winner, as a factual gold medalist.
When a French judge made a declaration of conscience that a Russian figure skating team was given the gold medal in the 2002 winter Olympics because she gave it points higher than it was worth, the International Federation of Skating immediately made the silver medalist Canadian team a joint gold medalist.
Since the gymnastics federation, an institution managing the event and a body responsible for it, has disclosed the details of the issue and recognized its error, it is logical for the federation to return the gold medal to the athlete who entitled to it.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200408/200408220033.html   (393 words)

 The Man Behind The Doll presents Gold Medal Ken Skier
Gold Medal Olympic Skier Ken #7261 (Box Date 1974) will be the only domestic Olympic themed Ken. The doll used is identical in mold and markings to 1974’s The Sports Set Sun Valley Ken #7808.
Obviously he is already claimed the gold medal, which he wears on a chain around his neck.
Gold Medal coupon offer inside box included an Olympic medal in simulated gold on red, white and blue ribbon, U.S. Olympic record book and U.S. Olympic iron on shield for $1.
www.manbehindthedoll.com /mbtd_goldmedalskier.htm   (360 words)

 Prizes - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
The SSHRC Gold Medal for Achievement in Research is the Council’s highest research honour.
It is awarded to an individual whose leadership, dedication, and originality of thought have significantly advanced understanding in his or her field of research, enriched Canadian society, and contributed to the country's cultural and intellectual life.
The SSHRC Gold Medal winner must agree to allow SSHRC to use his or her photograph to promote the awards and other SSHRC initiatives.
www.sshrc.ca /web/winning/prize/gold_e.asp   (610 words)

 Gold Medal Schools Program
The Gold Medal School program makes it possible to provide opportunities for physical activity and healthy nutrition choices in elementary schools at a time when budget cuts and testing requirements overshadow physical activity and nutrition.
The Utah Department of Health developed the Gold Medal Schools program in 2001 using the State Office of Education's core curriculum and the Centers for Disease Control's guidelines to address overweight and obesity in elementary schools.
Gold Medal Schools emphasize changes to physical, nutrition, and tobacco policies in order to create a healthier school environment.
www.hearthighway.org /gms/index.html   (227 words)

 Congressional Gold Medal for Sinatra?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sponsored by Serrano, H.R. 2310 would authorize the President, on behalf of the Congress, to award Sinatra with the gold medal "in recognition of his outstanding career as an entertainer and humanitarian," Serrano said.
Throughout history, Congress has awarded 257 gold medals to military heroes, scientists, musicians, and other outstanding individuals who have contributed in some special way to this nation.
My bill authorizes an appropriation not to exceed $30,000 for this gold medal, and specifies that this money will be reimbursed from the sale of bronze duplicates of the Frank Sinatra gold medal.
www.sinatraarchive.com /tis/gold_medal.html   (613 words)

 CNN - Rosa Parks honored with Congressional Gold Medal - June 15, 1999
"This medal is encouragement for all of us to continue until all have rights," said Parks, 86, during her brief remarks.
Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 5, 1955, triggered a fl boycott of the city's bus system that lasted more than a year and eventually led to laws that ended legalized segregation.
Parks joins a select group in receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest award bestowed by the U.S. government.
www.cnn.com /US/9906/15/rosa.parks.medal   (468 words)

 USATODAY.com - Who is the top amateur athlete?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Last November, Au won two gold medals, in her weight class and in the open-weight division, in the biennial world championships in Monterrey, Mexico.
In 2002, Au earned her first world championship gold medal, winning her weight class, to become the second American and first American woman to be world champion.
Coughlin, 22 a three-time NCAA swimmer of the year for the University of California, won five medalsgold in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay and the 100 backstroke, silver in the 4x100 medley relay and 4x100 free relay and bronze in the 100 free.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2005-sullivan-award_x.htm   (1198 words)

 CNNSI.com - 2002 Winter Olympics - Ice Hockey - Canada beats USA 5-2 to win gold medal - Monday February 25, 2002 12:37 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadians finally ended an agonizing 50-year wait for the Olympic gold medal in their national sport, beating the United States as Jarome Iginla and Joe Sakic each scored twice in a historic 5-2 victory Sunday.
Canada's pursuit of the gold medal mesmerized Canadians, with the CBC predicting the afternoon game would draw the largest TV audience in the nation's history -- not just for sports, but for any event.
The gold was redemption for Gretzky, who got a post-game call on the ice from Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/2002/ice_hockey/news/2002/02/24/usa_canada_ap   (1296 words)

 Gold Medal Wine Club - Award winning California wines delivered to your door each month
The wines we feature have been awarded top medals at the major wine industry competitions or have been highly rated by a national wine publication.
Program to your Gold, Platinum or Diamond membership and receive special selections throughout the year that are not available to the rest of the membership.
What is 20 years old, has won 7 Gold Medals and is rated one of the best wines in the world?
www.goldmedalwine.com   (445 words)

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