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2012-11-08 12:27:02

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Herbert, President of Incentive Solutions will be participating in the upcoming Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade as a proud member of the Distinguished Clown Corps. Mr. Herbert will be trading his dress slacks in for colorful makeup and a rainbow wig. The Distinguished Clown Corps' members give donations and time in order to dress like a clown, and spend time with special patients who may be battling life-threatening and chronic...

2012-11-08 12:27:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyaltyworks is proud to announce that its President, Mark Herbert, will once again be participating in the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade with The Distinguished Clown Corps. Like all other participating clowns, Mr. Herbert will be exchanging his normal professional attire for makeup, floppy shoes and a big pair of sunglasses. Though the Clowns do walk in the Christmas Parade, the highlight is spending time clowning around with amazing...

2012-11-01 15:27:15

Houston Volunteer Lawyers and Walmart support launch of program HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and the Houston Bar Association's Houston Volunteer Lawyers today announced the formation of a medical-legal partnership (MLP) that will provide Texas Children's low-income patients and patient-families with critical legal assistance. This is the first partnership of its kind to be offered in the Houston area. (Photo:...

2012-09-07 10:22:32

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, has committed $400,000 to Palmetto Health Children's Hospital's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Columbia, South Carolina. In honor of the gift, the hospital will rename its outpatient hematology/oncology examination area the Aflac Children's Care Center during a celebration on September 7 at 2 p.m. at Children's Hospital, 7 Richland Medical Park, Columbia. In...

2012-09-05 02:33:25

ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A behavioral insights research study commissioned by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta suggests that while the majority of Georgia parents recognized the severity of the childhood obesity epidemic in the state, parents of overweight and obese children still don't believe the issue affects their family. With Georgia having the second highest childhood obesity rate in the country, Children's has kicked off the latest initiative of its Strong4Life movement...

2012-09-04 02:29:07

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States; recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere for six consecutive years, is stepping up its fundraising efforts for childhood cancer research in 2012. The new Swim with Friends campaign is designed to raise funds and public awareness of children and families facing cancer. Since 1995, Aflac has raised and contributed more than $70 million for childhood...

2012-08-14 02:29:15

COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of supplemental insurance in the United States today announced a partnership with VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, to launch an online platform connecting volunteers across the nation with opportunities to volunteer with nonprofit organizations in their local communities. In keeping with the company's commitment to fighting childhood cancer, the new microsite at aflac.volunteermatch.org...

2012-06-05 23:03:11

The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia has again tied for the number one ranking overall on U.S.News & World Report´s Honor Roll of Best Children´s Hospitals. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Ranking number one in six of 10 specialties, The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has more #1 rankings than any other children´s hospital in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report´s Best Children´s Hospital survey. CHOP ranked first...

2012-06-05 23:03:07

UH Rainbow high on the list in U.S.News & World Report´s annual rankings of Best Children´s Hospitals Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Rainbow Babies & Children´s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report℠s annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children´s specialties....

2012-06-05 06:25:31

CLEVELAND, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation's top children's hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report's annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children's specialties. For the fifth consecutive year, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital ranked among the top five children's...