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bear hug

1. a wrestling hold in which the arms are locked tightly round an opponent's chest and arms
2. Commerce an approach to the board of one company by another to indicate that an offer is to be made for their shares
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundationis committed to making life more bearable for children, families, and pets in need of a helping paw.
Since 2001, more than 275,000 teddy bears have been donated to children in need of teddy bear hugs.
In addition to developing the Bear Hugs program for CHSFS, iq offered pro-bono professional services that assisted in the marketing of the 17th Annual Polo Classic Event.
Then word of his impending return arrived Wednesday morning, and the Woodland Hills couple realized they could save on overseas postage and deliver the package - plus a few bonus bear hugs - in person.
Charities that support beary special health causes such as juvenile diabetes, autism, children's cancer research, or one of the many valuable wellness causes like nutrition or child safety may apply for a Champ grant through the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation.
The two Republicans who two years ago challenged the lawmaker, noted for his bear hugs and high energy, are back again to try to unseat him in the fall: Kyle Hammans, a recently laid-off accountant, and Eunice DeLeuw, an administrative assistant at Universal Studios.
We are so pleased to bring this wonderful, loving concept and look forward to sharing lots of teddy bear hugs with the young and old, throughout India," said Mohan Murjani, Chairman of the Murjani Group.
AROUND the Capitol as well as in the San Fernando Valley, Assemblyman Bob Hertzberg is known as the ``hugger'' for fondness for dishing out big bear hugs.
HOUSTON -- Bear Hugs With Love, a national teddy bear and stuffed animal drive for the littlest victims of Hurricane Katrina, needs help in Texas and Louisiana with a teddy bear drive for 20,000 of the hurricane's smallest victims.
The night was wrapped in sequins, nostalgia, genuine bear hugs and intriguing table talk at the Valley Industry and Commerce Association's 50th Anniversary gala.
Love Bear Hugs with Balloon and Chocolate - Send twice the hugs to show your special someone you care.