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2014-04-09 08:29:32

ST. LOUIS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Malcolm Baldrige Foundation announced today that Sister Mary Jean Ryan, Board Chair of SSM Health Care (SSMHC), in St. Louis, received the 2014 Harry H. Hertz Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders who inspire their organizations to achieve performance excellence. Dr. P. George Benson, Board Chair of the Baldrige Foundation, said the prestigious award personifies Sister Mary Jean's core values and leadership...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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