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2010-06-03 09:18:00

GREAT NECK, N.Y., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the election of Richard D. Goldstein as its next chairman. Mr. Goldstein, a resident of Muttontown in Nassau County, was formally named to the post Wednesday evening at the annual meeting of the North Shore-LIJ Health System Board of Trustees. He succeeds Saul B. Katz, who concluded four years as chairman after previously serving as the North Shore-LIJ's Health System's first chairman...

2010-05-24 12:11:00

MIAMI, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, is pleased to announce that Dr. Eduardo J. Padron has joined its Board of Trustees. Dr. Padron, the President of Miami Dade College, is greatly respected for his leadership in the community and on a national level. Since 1995, Padron has served as President of Miami Dade College. An economist by training, Dr. Padron earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida....

2010-05-20 10:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia mourns the loss of Richard Maxwell Armstrong, Jr., a longtime friend of the Hospital and Chairman of its Board of Trustees for nearly 20 years. A resident of West Chester, Pa., Mr. Armstrong, 72, died of cancer on May 9. "Dick was utterly dedicated to CHOP and was a true champion of its mission," said Steven M. Altschuler, M.D., president and CEO of Children's Hospital. "Despite many demands on his...

2010-05-19 17:58:00

MONTREAL, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") today has filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the offer and take-over bid circular (collectively the "Offer Documents") and commenced the mailing of the Offer Documents to the holders of units (the "Unitholders") of Boralex Power Income Fund (the "Fund"), formally commencing Boralex's offer to acquire (the "Offer") all of the issued and...

2009-12-14 08:15:00

Media briefing will be held immediately at the conclusion of Board meeting PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh meets today, Board members will discuss several topics including revisions to the Action Plan it adopted on October 5, 2009. The Board also expects to consider approval of the Library's 2010 budget and to discuss the public's request to hold open meetings. WHAT: A media briefing will be held...

2009-12-03 12:53:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies unanimously voted to elect three new members during its Nov. 13 meeting in La Jolla. Fred Dotzler is co-founder and Managing Director of De Novo Ventures in Palo Alto, Calif. De Novo is investing $650 million from three funds in early stage medical device and biotechnology companies. Dotzler founded Medicus Venture Partners in 1989. He has invested in four companies that...

2009-11-23 11:00:00

Business and IT Executive Harriet Edelman Joins Board NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), which provides lifesaving blood, transfusion products and medical services to Greater New York's 20 million residents via almost 200 hospitals, in addition to operating the world's largest public cord blood bank and a significant medical research institute, is delighted to announce that Harriet Edelman has been elected to its Board of Trustees. (Photo:...

2009-11-19 10:00:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Public Relations announced today the election of a new Class of Trustees as well as officers of the Board for 2010. The Institute also announced new members of its Commission on Public Relations Measurement and Evaluation and the election of a respected academic as Institute Research Fellow. Michael A. Fernandez, Vice President of Public Affairs, State Farm Insurance, and Matthew P. Gonring, Consultant, Gagen MacDonald, were...

2009-07-14 14:05:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (YAI/NIPD) Board of Trustees has elected Eliot P. Green, a Partner at the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP, as Chair, and Sheldon Kwiat, President of the diamond jewelry firm bearing his family name, as Vice Chair. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090714/NY46355 ) Green, who joined the Board in 1995, replaces Marcella Fava, who has held the post since 1986 and will remain on the Board....

2009-06-16 19:44:00

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David O. Barbe, M.D., a practicing family physician, was elected today as the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO ) "I am honored to be elected to the AMA Board of Trustees," said Dr. Barbe. "I look forward to representing physicians as the AMA and the nation focus on health-care reform." Dr. Barbe's multifaceted career spans nearly three decades...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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