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2014-05-27 16:23:28

MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 17 in Miami, more than 550 guests celebrated the progress of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) at the 12(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, an event co-founded by Daisy Fuentes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7104557-chef-calvo-honored-at-fedex-st-jude-angels-and-stars-gala-in-miami http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91444 St. Jude...

2014-05-23 12:24:38

MIAMI, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, will donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. The funds were raised by the 2014 "Children Helping Children" coloring contest, part of the Children's Day program that culminated May 5. Throughout the month of April, children who visited any Benihana location nationwide were encouraged to draw a picture signifying what the theme "Children Helping...

2014-05-14 16:25:17

GRAMMY® Award winning artist Willy Chirino and singer/songwriter Jencarlos Canela to perform MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) will celebrate its 12(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, co-founded by Daisy Fuentes, at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, to support children fighting cancer and other deadly diseases. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-08 12:29:37

Tumors shrank or disappeared in some patients with advanced neuroblastoma in a Phase I study of an immune therapy manufactured at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tumors shrank or disappeared and disease progression was temporarily halted in 15 children with advanced neuroblastoma enrolled in a safety study of an experimental antibody produced at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Four patients are still alive after more...

2014-05-06 08:28:52

Personalized cancer treatment helped Auburn lineman return to his field of dreams MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auburn University offensive lineman Shon Coleman, who beat leukemia through personalized treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce a first round NFL Draft pick Thursday, May 8, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110506/DC97593LOGO-c...

2014-05-01 16:31:19

Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., joins an illustrious group of scientists recognized by the academy MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. Schulman, a structural biologist, is among 84 new members and 21...

2014-04-25 23:03:46

This May, LOFT is proud to launch its annual Spring campaign to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in finding cures and saving children through the sale of the LOFT Cares Feel-Good Cards. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The cards retail for $25 and give clients 20% off all their purchases of $100 or more (25% with LOFT Love Card) every time they shop until June 1, 2014. 90% of the cards’ purchase price will be donated to St. Jude, proving that you can look good...

2014-04-09 12:29:05

Celebrity supporters Yolanda Adams and James Fortune inspire support for St. Jude kids MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radio One's network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, have something special to sing about. On April 3, they partnered with other inspirational music stations to raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer, sickle cell and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®)...

2014-03-20 12:33:12

Also accredited: first organization in the Middle East, second in Taiwan, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited four more organizations--including the National Institutes of Health, the first hospital in the Middle East, a second in Taiwan, and a world renowned children's research hospital....

2014-03-20 12:32:55

Chicagoland's top restaurants join hundreds of attendees at annual event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 8, Chicagoans will bring their appetites to the Sheraton Hotel & Towers to sample cuisine from top local-area restaurants to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Hosted by Allison Rosati, NBC5 Chicago anchor, the 20(th) Annual St. Jude Four Stars of Chicago Restaurant Extravaganza brings...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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