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2012-05-28 23:00:05

After 3 years of planning, permitting, sweating and kneeling, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Houston is rejoicing as this historic church embraces new technology to help reach out to the local community. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Houston Texas is the first African American Church established in Houston in 1866 by freed slaves who lived around the church. Pastor Otis B. Winkley, Jr. is proud to carry on the great heritage of this historic...

2012-03-17 23:02:16

Baptist Health of Northeast Florida is the first local health system to go entirely paperless with a systemwide electronic medical record in Jacksonville, FL, and has long been a leader in clinical technologies. All 5 of our hospitals, our primary care offices, our pharmacies, home health and other services are now connected by one EMR platform, called SHIELD. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 On February 25, 2012, thousands of physicians, nurses, medical records professionals and...

2011-08-15 15:42:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missouri Baptist Foundation is pleased to announce Christopher Calmer as its new President. After a unanimous vote Friday, the board of trustees approved the nomination of Mr. Calmer as president, effective immediately. Since joining the Missouri Baptist Foundation in 1997, Mr. Calmer has served as the Foundation's director of accounting, controller and vice president of operations. "Chris's knowledge and vast experience within our...

2011-08-09 15:23:00

GREENWOOD, Miss., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiering nationally on August 10, The Help not only offers a fictional depiction of life in a southern town in the 1960's, but also provides a glimpse of one real-life community in need. Baptist Town, a historic 100-year old African-American community in Greenwood, Miss. was once home to blues legend Robert Johnson and the filming location of several scenes of The Help. In recent years, this neighborhood has been troubled with problems of...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.