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2010-02-25 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- car2go today announced the addition of LIVESTRONG as a new beta partner. Through the partnership, LIVESTRONG employees are able to register for and have access to car2go's fleet of 200 smart fortwo vehicles. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO ) "LIVESTRONG employees are excited to be part of car2go's efforts to drastically change transportation in Austin," said Mona Patel, LIVESTRONG Executive Vice President....

2010-02-09 12:11:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- LIVESTRONG Quarterly is a new online, print and print-on-demand publication from LIVESTRONG. The magazine features profiles of survivors and supporters in the fight against cancer; resources and information about cancer prevention and treatment; and general articles about health, fitness and wellness. "As a three-time cancer survivor, I understand the worries and concerns other survivors face on a personal level," said LIVESTRONG President and CEO Doug...

2010-01-19 12:33:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Oncology Foundation announced today that it is changing its name to the Life Beyond Cancer Foundation. This new name better captures the essence of hope that the organization aspires to provide to cancer patients and their families. The Foundation's mission is to enhance cancer care in local communities by removing barriers to prevention, education, early detection, treatment and survivorship. Cancer prevention and awareness, financial...

2009-11-16 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Charity Dynamics, a provider of comprehensive online solutions for nonprofits, today announced that the company's innovative social networking application, Boundless Fundraising, is performing better than expected and delivering exceptional results for nonprofit organizations that conduct special event fundraising. Despite facing an unfavorable giving environment, nonprofits using Boundless Fundraising have raised more than $10 million directly...

2009-11-05 07:00:00

The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club Unify to Provide Support to All People Affected by Cancer WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week a leader in the cancer community emerges, thanks to final steps uniting two well-known non-profits. The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club Worldwide will unveil their new, combined identity - the Cancer Support Community - at a landmark Cancer Summit on Saturday, November 7. The Cancer Support Community will likely be the largest...

2009-11-04 10:48:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) is proud to announce that Dr. Alan Copperman has joined the fertility advisory committee of LIVESTRONG, The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF). The entire team of physicians, nurses and staff at RMA of New York have long been ardent supporters of Fertile Hope, prior to their joining forces with LAF. Dr. Alan Copperman, a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and co-medical director of...

2009-10-26 14:38:00

Personalized care targets unique needs of survivors CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast cancer. A diagnosis of those two words elicits an array of emotions ranging from fear and anger, to confusion and uncertainty. To cope, women often look to family, friends and survivors for support, forming a network of people to help guide them through their diagnosis and treatment. As treatment begins, the plan seems clear. Separate stages of therapy are compartmentalized, helping the...

2009-09-30 16:36:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) will join seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and LIVESTRONG (the Lance Armstrong Foundation) by participating for the first time in its global grassroots action day on Oct. 2. RadioShack plans to activate almost 6,000 store locations to help raise awareness and contributions through the communities it serves nationwide. RadioShack announced earlier this year its official sponsorship...

2009-09-28 15:14:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 30 and October 1, the casual-dining Italian-eatery Buca di Beppo is giving guests a delicious opportunity to show their support for the Lance Armstrong Foundation's LIVESTRONG Day. All Buca di Beppo locations nation-wide will participate in LIVESTRONG Day by donating a percentage of proceeds from each meal served to the foundation. When guests bring in a special flyer, Buca will donate 20% of the proceeds from the meal. To print out...

2009-09-09 14:23:00

LEWISTON, Maine and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen has signed on as the presenting sponsor of The Dempsey Challenge: A Journey for Hope, a cycling and 5K fundraising event scheduled for October 4 in Lewiston, Maine. The event supports The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center. The sponsorship provides an opportunity to expand Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer((R)) initiative, which aims to increase awareness of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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