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2012-05-05 23:01:46

The 20th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Norfolk during the week of May 7 representing nationwide leadership from faith-based, community and other non-profit organizations, as well as from local, state and federal emergency management agencies and other government organizations. The conference will take place at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, providing opportunities for continuing education, community service,...

2012-03-14 09:00:00

ClearPoint's membership with VOAD will help provide support for people who have been struggling with the financial consequences of disaster. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions (a DBA of ClearPoint Financial Solutions, Inc.) has been accepted as a member of Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster(VOAD) to help people affected by natural or man-made disasters. ClearPoint will work with VOAD when a crisis has been identified and offer...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

The Board of Directors of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) concluded an extensive nationwide search by selecting Daniel Stoecker as National VOAD´s new Executive Director. ARLINGTON, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 The Board of Directors of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) concluded an extensive nationwide search by selecting Daniel Stoecker as National VOAD´s new Executive Director. Mickey Caison, President of the...

2011-05-04 00:00:27

CallFire is proud to be helping United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) reach out to their volunteers. Having worked in various capacities with emergency relief organizations in the past, CallFire will be providing free voice broadcast services for UWCA's tornado-relief efforts. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Instead of watching the royal wedding, the employees of CallFire have been following the devastating events in the American South. Nearly 300 people are dead across six states (213...


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omphalos
  • 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.
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