Latest Memorial Stories

2013-01-25 23:01:22

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the online memorial website Memory Chest Memorials plans to donate half of all sales collected on Jan. 27, 2013 to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Memory Chest Memorials, an Internet-based memorial website, helps people make connections with friends and family members in the wake of losing a loved one. In addition to providing a much needed support network for people in...

2012-12-29 05:04:01

Taking modern technology and marrying it with gravestones and memorials to create a brand new memorial experience. The combination of technology and memorials grant people a lively visit with deceased loved ones for generations. Pulaski, WI (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Owner of Steiner Media moves into the QR code world of marketing in its newly created company, Steiner Memorials. Steiner Memorials got it's start from the small social media marketing company, Steiner Media, located in...

2011-05-26 06:45:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day is recognized as the gateway to summer, a time more often associated with backyard barbecues, department store sales, or quick vacations. There was a time not too long ago that the last Monday in May held the same parades and patriotism now more commonly shifted to Independence Day. We have moved away from the origins in 1866 -- a day set aside to honor American soldiers who have died in military service. In the early 20th century,...

2009-11-04 07:00:00

CHICAGO and GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has selected the Company's Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solution, with Allscripts Revenue Cycle Management, to enhance the quality of the care delivered by its 100 employed physicians, improve patient communications, and better manage the cost of care delivery. (Logo:...

2009-10-21 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ownlegacy.com, the premier online estate planning and legacy messenger service provider, announced today the launch of their new application based on Facebook, called OwnLegacy Memorials. OwnLegacy Memorials is a tool to create a lasting tribute to a users' dearly departed. It is listed in the applications directory and can be accessed at http://apps.facebook.com/ownlegacy_memorials. The simple interface in creating an entry allow for pictures,...

2009-05-05 12:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elegant Memorials is excited to announce the launch of their professionally designed funeral program templates and thank you (acknowledgement) card templates online for immediate download. Elegant Memorials helps families cherish their memories by offering photo-customized funeral program templates and thank you card templates that can be customized on a personal computer and printed on a home printer, or at a print or copy shop. Elegant Memorials also...

2008-08-04 06:00:03

Various figures of Russian political and public life have paid tribute to Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn who died late on 3 August, Russian news agency Interfax reported on 4 August. Solzhenitsyn is a man of unique and tragic fate, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has said, as reported Russian Ekho Moskvy radio. Gorbachev said: "There are few people who can be compared to him in terms of what he has done in his life. He overcame all trial and hardships. He was one of the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'