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2012-06-14 23:01:35

Dr. Ngo Adds 19 Years of Innovation Experience to the Aventura Powerhouse Leadership Team (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Aventura, the company that makes clinicians' work flow, today announced the addition of John-Thomas (Tom) Ngo, PhD, to the executive leadership team. A former leader at Disney Research, Dr. Ngo will drive all technology initiatives in this highly innovative company–with more than 20 patents pending and issued–in a newly created role as the leader of product management...

2012-06-12 23:03:09

FanFunder App to provide non-profits with a new, social way for charities to raise much-needed funds for identified and specific needs through the power and reach of Facebook. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2012 Founders of Charity Bids, the world´s most advanced auction platform designed specifically for non-profit fundraising, has today announced the launch of FanFunder, Facebook´s first collaborative fundraising application that enables charities and non-profit organizations to...

2012-06-01 23:02:17

Global NGO Brings Medical Care and Health Education to Underserved Communities in Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia Aboard U.S. Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Millwood, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Project HOPE medical volunteers from across the nation will participate in an eighteen-week mission with the U.S. Navy beginning June 1 to bring much-needed medical care to people in the coastal communities of Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia. Throughout the summer, 100 HOPE...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.