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SPONSOR, civil law. He who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested. The engagement which he enters into is only accessory to the principal. Vide Dig. 17, 1, 18; Nov. 4, ch. 1 Code de Com. art. 158, 159; Code Nap. 1236 Wolff, Inst. Sec. 1556.

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Today, it boasts about two dozen corporate sponsors, and Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light is a sponsor of multiple pride events, as are Showtime Networks, Absolut Vodka, Miller Lite, Wells Fargo, Del Monte's Pounce and Pup-peroni pet food brands, Bank of America, and Washington Mutual.
"Gold Sponsors actively participate in each Committee, thus you are keeping in touch with the people who provide funding, and new Chapter members are immediately placed on a Committee so you always have new ideas.
In a sponsored demutualization, a mutual company opts to demutualize as part of a decision to be acquired, most typically by a stock company.
The 1993 proposed regulations distinguished advertising, which is an unrelated trade or business activity, from acknowledgments, which are merely recognitions of a sponsor's payment.
Operation International continues to prosper with sponsors coming from every neighborhood in the Leavenworth/Lansing community.
Clubs' organizational hierarchy replicated class structures with genteel women sponsors serving as club officers and working-class women participating as members.
Excellent support along the way is available to community sponsors from groups such as the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Area Agency on Aging.
| Newcomer of the Year - sponsored by Gold sponsor Virgin Money.
MARSON & MARSON LUMBER INC.--Presenting Sponsor
This is where dealing with a large sponsor is important, because the large sponsors have good investor relations programs--they want you to reinvest with them when your building is sold.
The trust between CPAs and their clients, however, gives CPAs an opportunity to help plan sponsors understand the goals of pension laws so that their clients can find ways to shape their business practices to meet those goals.