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2014-05-06 12:26:48

City-wide Winners Receive $500 Cash Prize; Winning Books and Honorable Mentions on Special Exhibit May 5-23 at Brooklyn Public Library NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, announced today the winners of the 28(th) annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition for grades 3-12. City-wide and borough winning books, honorable mentions and all school-wide winning books will be on exhibit at...

2014-04-07 08:29:55

SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products focused on inflammation, bleeding and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York later this week. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 9, 2014...

2014-04-01 08:27:21

Selected by White House Committee, Student Poetry Ambassadors Connect Youth Across the Country to the Dynamic Art of Literary Self-Expression NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During their tenure as teen literary ambassadors, the second annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) has been actively participating in readings and workshops across the country to share their work and amplify the youth voice in poetry. To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, each of the...

2014-03-21 08:24:27

SEATTLE, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products focused on inflammation, bleeding and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference in New York next week. The presentation is scheduled for Friday, March...

2014-03-05 08:30:16

SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it has closed a senior credit facility with Oxford Finance and MidCap Financial, which is expected to fund later today. The new credit facility consists of a $32 million term loan, which requires interest-only payments through March 2015. Thereafter, monthly principal and interest payments will be due through the March 2018 maturity date. The company will use a portion of the loan proceeds to...

2014-02-26 08:28:01

SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products focused on inflammation, bleeding and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, Massachusetts next week. The presentation is scheduled...

2014-02-13 16:25:27

RUMI SYMPHONY PROJECT CYCLE I: UNTOLD SET FOR MARCH 11 RELEASE LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical has announced a March 11(th) worldwide release for UNTOLD, the much-anticipated major label debut from acclaimed Iranian composer, vocalist and virtuoso instrumentalist, Hafez Nazeri. An innovative synthesis of Middle Eastern and Western elements, UNTOLD introduces Nazeri as one of modern music's most exciting new visionaries. Co-produced by Nazeri and David...

2014-02-04 20:21:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Speaks, one of the country's leading nonprofit arts organizations presents The Annual Unified District Poetry Slam Finals in Oakland, CA at the James Moore Theatre at the Oakland Museum of California on Friday, February 21, 2014. Building off of the success of the Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam, the Unified District Poetry Slam engages over twenty five high schools from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to cultivate...

2014-01-15 12:22:40

More Than $800,000 Given Directly to Educators at Public Schools and Libraries Across the United States Past Winning Projects Inspire and Delight NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 26(th) year of its Minigrant Program with a call for proposals. Approximately 70 grants of $500 each will be awarded to qualifying teachers and librarians at...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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