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2011-06-20 11:53:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two business leaders from the insurance and child care industries have been elected to the March of Dimes national Board of Trustees. David Travers from Farmers Insurance and David H. Lissy of Bright Horizons Family Solutions were elected at Friday's board meeting. They join a distinguished group of more than 30 trustees who support the 73-year-old foundation. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers, represent the...

2011-06-20 11:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LaVerne Council, a longtime March of Dimes volunteer leader and Board member, was elected chair of the organization's national Board of Trustees. "Whether it was collecting dimes as a young girl, serving on our Board for the past six years or co-chairing of the 2011 March for Babies, LaVerne Council has spent her life sharing her time, talents and resources with the March of Dimes," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the...

2011-06-20 10:44:00

TSX: SPD www.silverpredator.com VANCOUVER, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Predator Corp. TSX: SPD (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed an option to acquire a 100%-interest in 125 State of Alaska mining claims comprising the Illinois Creek silver-gold district located in west-central Alaska. The past-producing Illinois Creek Mine lies in the southern Kaiyuh Mountains in west-central Alaska about 30 kilometers east of the Yukon River and the small village of...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman who never got so much as a nickel from the fortune left by her great grandfather--five and dime store magnate F.W. Woolworth--finally caught a break after living most of her adult life destitute, homeless and on welfare. Judi Woolworth Donahue's thrift store purchase for a dime is being hailed as the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. "You are very lucky to have such a valuable item in your possession," wrote Billy Wilson, President of Motown...

2011-05-23 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor most of her adult life, the great granddaughter of five and dime magnate F. W. Woolworth, has retained TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) to publicize how she bought back her lost inheritance for a dime. Judi Woolworth Donahue hired the firm to spread the story about how a thrift shop purchase she made almost a decade ago has turned out to be Michael Jackson's first costume that today is estimated to be worth $2 million or more....

2011-05-02 12:43:00

DENVER, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two scientists who pioneered research on the X and Y chromosomes have been chosen to receive the 2011 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology. Patricia Ann Jacobs, OBE, DSc, FRS, professor of Human Genetics, Southampton University Medical School and co-director of Research, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Salisbury, England and David C. Page, MD, director, Whitehead Institute, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and...

2011-04-29 16:49:00

March of Dimes and Farmers Respond BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes is mobilizing its network of volunteers and sponsors to help pregnant women and families with infants cope with the aftermath of Alabama tornados in coordination with Farmers Insurance. On site at Home Depot in Tuscaloosa, AL, the Farmers Response Vehicle and March of Dimes Mom & Baby Mobile Health Center will be distributing maternity clothes, diapers, wipes and other...

2011-04-25 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 900 communities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico will take part this weekend in March for Babies®, the premier fundraising event for the March of Dimes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/marchofdimes/43456/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/MM87863) March for Babies supports cutting-edge...

2011-04-13 15:27:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes is among the leaders in online fundraising with the release of its innovative, new iPhone application. The app, which links March of Dimes supporters directly to their own personal fundraising page, was released just in time for the 2011 March for Babies, the organization's largest fundraiser, which is held the last weekend in April in more than 900 communities nationwide. "This new app gives the March for...

2011-04-12 00:00:00

"HISTORY 3D" iPad app offers historic 3D photos in honor of Civil War anniversary; images to be donated to Library of Congress, public domain. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 A new iPad app available today in the App Store offers an exciting and immersive experience for enthusiasts of history and 3D images, but it also provides a gift to the nation. Launched to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War on April 12, "HISTORY 3D: Civil War" is the first in a...


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