Latest North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Stories

2010-10-27 12:30:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina's public health professionals today were honored with GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Recognition Awards for improving children's health through a variety of programs, including school health nurses, nutrition education, immunizations and better access to care for at-risk families. All nominees were recognized and winners announced at an awards ceremony in Wilmington during the North Carolina Public Health Association's annual...

2010-04-22 13:21:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation announced that it has awarded $25,000 grants to nine nonprofits this year, around the state to support activities that establish or expand programs that further science, education and health in local communities. Today's announcement brings 59 nonprofits under the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope program since 2008. The GlaxoSmithKline Ribbon of Hope...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.