Latest James M. Cox Foundation Stories

2014-07-17 08:30:13

Funds to Support Expansion of Statewide Medical Loaned Equipment Program ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fragile Kids Foundation (FKF) has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation to support the expansion of the organization's statewide medical loaned equipment program. The funds will allow the FKF to purchase 70 additional pieces of therapeutic and rehabilitative equipment, expanding its equipment inventory available for loan by 25 percent....

2014-07-08 08:31:55

Grant to help develop advanced cancer care center ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to help support the Cleveland Clinic Florida's Capital Campaign, which will create a technologically-advanced cancer center to provide holistic supportive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124870 "Cox Enterprises has a strong presence in Florida through its automotive, media and broadband communications divisions," said Cox...

2014-05-27 08:21:29

BeltLine part of national rails-to-trails movement to spur economic development, healthy lifestyles and alternative transportation options ATLANTA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $5 million grant to develop the Atlanta BeltLine's Westside Trail. The Atlanta BeltLine is one of the nation's largest urban redevelopment programs that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a 22-mile railroad corridor that encircles...

2014-04-24 08:42:51

ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications announced today a $150,000 gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) from The James M. Cox Foundation. The gift will create seven new Cox Technology Centers to help bridge the digital divide for children who have no access to a computer or Internet connection at home. Boys & Girls Club members can use the Cox Technology Centers to assist with homework, research, job searches and college preparation....

2014-04-14 12:35:42

The James M. Cox Foundation awards UF Health Shands Children's Hospital $100,000 to fund expansion of the neonatal intensive care unit. GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UF Health Shands Children's Hospital received a $100,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation to support the expansion of the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. Construction is slated to begin in May and will be complete in one year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72976 The...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'