Latest Mark Foster Stories

2014-01-23 16:20:21

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its national Board of Directors, elevated incumbent members to new leadership positions on the Board, and retired four Board members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Assistance is...

2011-07-04 07:00:00

LONDON, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LA's freshest indie rockers, Foster the People have had their hit single 'Pumped up Kicks' censored by MTV's college channel MTVU. However, the video can still be viewed in full on leading music video site MUZU.tv [http://www.muzu.tv/gb/fosterthepeople/pumped-up-kicks-music-video/902055 ]. The track, featuring the band's signature Californian-style, electronic beats and distinctive lead vocals from frontman Mark Foster, has had its...

2011-06-23 16:29:00

Nonprofit organization experiencing significant recent growth SAN ANTONIO, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the nonprofit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, today announced the addition of three members to its national Board of Directors. Mark Foster of Martin Aviation and the Lyon Aviation Museum; Laura Fredericks of Laura Fredericks, LLC; and investor Ken Slater were elected to the Board at its...

2010-06-04 14:00:47

Immediately after Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, the survival of more than 5,800 Gulf Coast kidney dialysis patients was threatened as the storm forced closure of 94 dialysis units. Within a month 148 of these patients had died. Now nearly five years later, a survey of North Carolina kidney dialysis patients by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine researchers finds that most have not taken the emergency preparedness measures that would enable them to survive a...

2005-10-20 08:26:17

By Norman Dabell PULA (Reuters) - Britain's Mark Foster shrugged off his recent woes to take a share of the early first-round lead in the Majorca Classic with a four-under-par 66 on Thursday. Foster and Ireland's Gary Murphy held a one-shot lead over 2003 Pula winner Miguel-Angel Jimenez of Spain and Britons, Paul Broadhurst and Sam Little. Foster, winner of the 2003 Dunhill Championship after a six-man playoff, has struggled with his form since his South African victory. He is...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.