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2010-04-01 11:00:00

Site-specific Installation Includes Works from Venetian, Ikebana, Persian, Macchia, Seaforms, Mille Fiori Series NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are few contemporary artists whose name is as synonymous with the medium in which he works as Dale Chihuly, who is widely regarded as the most innovative glass artist working today. Active since the 1960s, Chihuly is credited with almost single-handedly elevating the postwar American studio glass movement to the...

2010-01-13 18:18:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, announced their commitment to provide 100,000 pairs of new shoes to victims of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. The 7.0 earthquake has killed more than 100,000 people, according to recent news reports, with several estimates as high as 500,000 people killed. In partnership with several other aid organizations, Soles4Souls is sending emergency aid that includes footwear, food, medical supplies, bottled water,...

2009-11-18 14:17:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope Through Healing Hands (HTHH), a nonprofit founded by former Senator Bill Frist, M.D., has announced a partnership with Nashville-based Soles4Souls to bring aid to children living in extreme poverty in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Soles4Souls, an international charity that has distributed over 6 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes to people in need, both in the United States and around the world, has set up a...

2009-11-18 14:20:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope Through Healing Hands (HTHH), a nonprofit founded by former Senator Bill Frist, M.D., has announced a partnership with Nashville-based Soles4Souls to benefit over 100,000 Tennessee children who are in need of a good pair of athletic shoes. This number, based upon a random sample analysis conducted by the Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University, represents a need in over 16% of Tennessee children in elementary and middle schools. The...

2009-10-05 07:15:00

MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAIC, Inc. (NYSE: SAI) today announced that Thomas F. Frist, III has been elected as a member of the SAIC Board of Directors effective Sept. 23, 2009. Frist has been a principal of Nashville-based investment company Frist Capital, LLC since 1998. Prior to that, he co-managed FS Partners, LLC, and worked at Rainwater, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas and in New York. Since 2006, Frist has served on the board of directors of HCA, Inc.,...

2009-09-15 13:34:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) announced today that it has been named to the InformationWeek 500, which lists the nation's most innovative users of business technology. HCA is ranked No. 242. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050825/CLTH069LOGO) The 2009 InformationWeek 500 companies were revealed on September 14, 2009 at an awards ceremony held during the InformationWeek 500 Conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in...

2009-08-26 15:19:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA today announced the start of its annual "Caring for the Community" campaign as Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, HCA CEO Richard Bracken, 125 not-for-profit agencies and more than 1,000 HCA employees attended the 2009 kickoff event for the corporate office's employee giving campaign this morning in Centennial Park. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050825/CLTH069LOGO) Last year, HCA and its corporate office employees contributed more than...

2009-08-04 17:12:00

2010 Schedule also Features Dale Chihuly, Golden Age of Couture, Masterpieces of European Painting NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has planned its most ambitious exhibition schedule yet for 2010, with an entire year filled with magnificent art from acclaimed institutions in the U.S. and abroad, expected to draw crowds from around the region and beyond. In a year of spectacular exhibitions, The Birth of Impressionism:...

2009-04-20 14:09:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA today announced the recipients of the 2008 Frist Humanitarian Award. Michael J. Wawrzewski III, a Physician Assistant at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, Lynn Poe, a volunteer at Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon, Ga., and Laurence Lesser, M.D., a Staff Physician at Emory Eastside Medical Center in Snellville. Ga., were honored today during a ceremony in Nashville. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050825/CLTH069LOGO )...

2009-01-08 15:42:00

Senator Dole introduces Senator Daschle at his confirmation hearing to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) founding board member Senator Tom Daschle, nominee for Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, was introduced by fellow BPC founder and friend Senator Bob Dole at his confirmation hearing today. The hearing was convened by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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