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2011-11-23 08:00:00

Seattle Chocolates supports breast cancer awareness through sales of select truffle bars, but this year they took their efforts several thousand feet further. This summer, Jean Thompson (owner and CEO), Niel Campbell (President) and Joe Slye (Controller) successfully made it to the 19,339ft summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and raised money for the Fred Hutchinson Centerâs Climb for the Cure. Seattle, WA. (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Seattle Chocolates announces its donation of $20,000 to...

2011-06-24 11:09:00

SEATTLE, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Shanghai CDC) and the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI), headquartered at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, jointly will establish the Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center as BHGI's first "learning laboratory" in China. The project is a result of the two organizations formalizing their ongoing relationship by signing a collaboration agreement. It marks the first such...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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