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2014-09-10 23:01:43

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has raised more than $1.4 million over the past year to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has raised more than $1.4 million over the past year to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle...

2014-09-08 23:02:42

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. Vital...

2014-08-11 08:24:22

Local Virginia CITGO Marketer Teams with Two CITGO Terminals to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association SOUTH HILL, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Parker Oil Company and CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently joined forces to support the annual CITGO/Parker Oil Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Golf Outing. Recently, Parker Oil employees and representatives from CITGO terminal facilities in Richmond and Chesapeake, Va. joined MDA representatives, golfers...

2014-07-24 23:08:21

Locum tenens veteran brings nearly 25 years of experience to healthcare staffing leader. Atlanta (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 With the recent appointment of Frank Phillips as the company’s new president, Medical Doctor Associates further strengthens its reputation as a leader in the locum tenens industry. Mr. Phillips is the current president of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) and was most recently the Vice President of Sales, Operations and Quality Assurance for...

2014-07-23 23:20:08

Program Aims to Raise $1 Million by Encouraging Drivers to Give Back to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Chicago (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Jiffy Lube today announced the kickoff of the third annual MUSCLE UP campaign that will raise funds to help save and improve the lives of more than one million Americans fighting muscle disease. As part of the campaign, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube service centers through...

2014-07-18 08:21:12

PALO ALTO, CA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts and key technologies for NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, which is expected to be a key part of the agency's path to sending humans to Mars. SSL will conduct two studies; one that examines using MDA robotic technology for asteroid capture, and one that examines adapting commercial...

2014-06-26 23:01:21

Mother’s Market & Kitchen today announced that through the generosity of its customers, it has raised nearly $34,000 to send 43 kids affected by muscle disease to MDA Summer Camp. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Mother’s Market & Kitchen today announced that through the generosity of its customers, it has raised nearly $34,000 to send 43 kids affected by muscle disease to MDA Summer Camp at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center. MDA summer camp offers a wide range of...

2014-06-12 23:08:10

Central US location to serve as nationwide hub as MDA accelerates progress to find treatments and cures. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association has a new national office from which to direct its mission, fundraising and operational strategies. The 64-year-old voluntary health agency announced today it has moved into its new national office in the city’s downtown business district. The office will serve as a hub for MDA’s executive management,...

2014-05-28 23:02:11

SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development) announced today that a portion of the proceeds for the group’s annual Yard Sale & Auction held during CMA Fest will benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. NASHVILLE, (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development) announced today that a portion of the proceeds for the group’s annual Yard Sale & Auction held during CMA Fest will benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association....

2014-05-07 23:03:34

From Feb. 7 through April 14, Lowe’s customers helped spread some extra luck to MDA families by purchasing and signing $1 green and $5 gold Shamrocks mobiles, or by making a generous $20 donation for a platinum mobile. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Lowe’s stores across the nation helped fight back against muscle disease by teaming with customers to raise $7.5 million during the annual Shamrocks program to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “Each year, our employees and...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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