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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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Cadbury Milk Tray (360g, PS4), Thornton's Classics (248g, PS5), and Lindt Lindor Cornet Box (200g, PS4) are all available in Central England Co-op stores for those you love this Easter.
Drafters of the ACA created up the CO-OP program in an effort to increase competition in the health insurance market, by providing startup loans for nonprofit, member-owned carriers.
* A $2.1 million first mortgage and $250,000 line of credit for a 27-unit co-op at 40 West 84th Street in Manhattan;
Geological Engineering (BASc) Co-op, (MASc, MEng, PhD)
Kuehn, a Corrales, N.M., health services consultant, wonders whether the CO-OP regulators are thinking too much about financial risk and too little about health.
Merthyr: Treharris Food Co-op, Treharris Boys' and Girls' Club; Aberfan Co-op, Old Library, Bridge Street; Gellideg Food Co-op, Landsbury Road, Gellideg; Penydarren Food Co-op, Community Hall, Horeb Close, Penydarren.
"Co-ops are an economic model that includes ownership from more than one person," says Angela Dawson, communications director for Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund in Minneapolis.
According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing condos and co-ops in 2004 reached a record 820,000 traits, representing 12.5% of all housing market sales, and more than a 12% increase from 2003.
As to Hansen's contention that the co-op discriminated against her in refusing to transfer her mother's interest in membership in the co-op and denying her occupancy of her mother's unit, Justice Slade said the co-op's refusal was, indeed, based on her family status as outlined in the B.C.'s Human Rights Code, but the co-op met the Code's requirement for a reasonable and bona fide justification with its rules governing the unfettered right of survivorship for a deceased member's spouse and by its minimum occupancy rule.
In fact, readers can literally see "into" West Central, thanks to a special die-cut acting as a window into the co-op's operations.
(22) These competing pressures found expression in institutions like co-op nursery schools, which focused on improved child rearing while requiring mothers to administer the institution and take responsibility for children and mothers beyond their biological kin.
The Hendersonville Community Co-op is open seven days a week and is located at 715 Old Spartanburg Hwy.