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2011-03-01 09:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum today announced it will honor President and Mrs. George W. Bush and family with the 2011 Reflections of Hope Award. Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, daughters of President George W. Bush, will be in Oklahoma City on April 20, 2011, to receive the award on behalf of their family. From their years in the White House to efforts today, the Bush family has been focused on improving the...

2011-02-24 09:06:00

Barbara Pierce Bush, Ambassador Frans Engering, Harvard Economist David Bloom, and Tuck Professor Punam Keller join board of leading global health organization WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PSI, one of the world's leading global health organizations known for its market-based solutions to health, today announced the appointment of four new members to its governing board: Barbara Pierce Bush, the President of Global Health Corps and daughter of U.S. President George...

2010-05-17 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbara Bush will speak out about the extreme disparity in health care between the world's rich and poor at a National Press Club luncheon on Wednesday, May 26 and describe what the non-profit she heads is doing to improve public health in underserved communities here and abroad. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) Bush, 28, is the president of the Global Health Corps (www.ghcorps.org) , a group she helped found two...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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