A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 06, 2011
“Together Everyone Achieves More” (TEAM)

"Together Everyone Achieves More” is a popular backronym (backward acronym) of the word “team.” The inspirational “team” acronym has been cited in print since at least 1976, but became popularly used in schools and businesses since 1990.


Google Books
Profitable Management for the Subcontractor
By Robert L. Teets
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill
1976
Pg. 109:
TEAM MEANS
TOGETHER
EVERYONE
ACHIEVES
MORE

29 November 1990, Atchison (KS) Daily Globe, “Letters brighten soldiers’ days” by Jackie Himpel, pg. 1, col. 2:
Students at Atchison County Community Middle School are sending letters and care packages to bring cheer to the troops. The students are working in their “Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) groups.

21 February 1992, The Press of Atlantic City (NJ), “Oakcrest edges Delsea for S.J. wrestling title” by Ed Kozmor:
“We gave a total team effort, and, as we have been saying all along, TEAM represents ‘Together, Everyone Achieves More,’ and that is what we have been doing.”

OCLC WorldCat record
Building successful safety teams : together everyone achieves more
Author: E Scott Geller
Publisher: Neenah, WI : J.J. Keller, ©1998.

OCLC WorldCat record
What a TEAM! : Together Everyone Achieves More
Author: Fran Shaw; Ryuichi Sakamoto
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Readers’ Digest Children’s Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:  Book : Preschool : English
Summary: “Whether it’s joining others on a school science project or being part of a relay race, the kids in What a team! know that sharing accomplishments as part of a team makes the effort twice as sweet"--P. 4 of cover.

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The meaning of TEAM. Together Everyone Achieves More.

(Trademark)
Word Mark TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MORE
Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 016. US 002 005 022 023 029 037 038 050. G & S: printed matter to be used in connection with educational services, namely informational brochures, educational programs, progress reports and school newspapers. FIRST USE: 19910909. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19910909
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 74430232
Filing Date August 30, 1993
Current Filing Basis 1A;1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition May 2, 1995
Owner (APPLICANT) Middletown City School District Board of Education NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATION OHIO 1515 Girard Avenue Middletown OHIO 45044
Attorney of Record Jayadeep R. Deshmukh
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Abandonment Date September 4, 1997

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