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2011-08-22 19:50:00

GAUCHOS, developers of the GAUCHOS electronic charting application and clinical workflow designer for non-profit organizations and healthcare volunteers, has launched a Kickstarter project in order to raise funds to expand its platform to increase its mobile applications. Los Angeles, CA. (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 GAUCHOS, developers of the GAUCHOS electronic charting application and clinical workflow designer for non-profit organizations and healthcare volunteers, has launched a Kickstarter...

2011-07-12 09:01:00

NORFOLK, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, a leading international children's medical charity, today announced the appointment of Dr. William P. Magee, Jr. to executive chairman and Howard J. Unger to chief executive officer. Kathleen S. Magee will continue in her role as president. Dr. Magee founded Operation Smile, with Mrs. Magee, in 1982. Mr. Unger has been affiliated with the charity since 1986. The elevation in position for both reflects Operation Smile's ongoing...

2011-06-15 16:10:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daytime Emmy® Awards will present the Daytime Cares segment showcasing Smile Train, the world's largest cleft repair charity, featuring Dean Cain, Erik Estrada and Tatyana Ali. The three stars recently visited a Smile Train center in Mexico to experience firsthand the work that the organization does every day around the world in over 75 countries. The telecast will broadcast live from the Las Vegas Hilton, Sunday, June 19...

2011-05-26 15:41:00

NEW YORK and VARANASI, India, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Varanasi, one of Smile Train's oldest and highest performing partners, G S Memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital, will reach a new milestone - 20,000 Smile Train sponsored free cleft surgeries. G S Memorial, under the leadership of Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh runs one of the largest cleft centers in the world. G S Memorial has been a Smile Train partner since April 2004 and is featured in the 2008 Academy Award®...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face sales teams, will be holding a company-sponsored "Casino Night" to raise funds for Operation Smile, a children's medical charity that provides free cleft lip and cleft palate reconstructive surgeries worldwide. Cydcor is one of the highest corporate givers to the organization and an official corporate ambassador for the organization. The casino event was created to bring...

2011-04-27 13:09:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest song in the Choice Hotels Music initiative undoubtedly will bring a smile to the faces within the Choice Hotels family - in part because it's going to help bring smiles to the faces of children around the world. Visit the Choice Hotels Music site today to download the free song, "Turn On A Smile," by Billy White Acre and the Choice Hotels International Foundation will donate $1 to Operation Smile, up to $10,000, between now and...

2011-04-25 12:26:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Hyderabad, India, Smile Train hosted the Smile Train Anesthesiologists and Reconstructive Surgeons (STARS) Conference, an event with more than 250 cleft surgeons and pediatric anesthesiologists, including Smile Train's Indian Medical Advisory Board members and global Medical Advisory Board members. Charles B. Wang, co-founder and Chairman of Smile Train, led a delegation of senior staff to the conference and addressed the assembled...


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