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2011-08-16 12:24:00

Volunteen Program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital gives teens the opportunity to dedicate their summer vacation to helping children, while learning important lessons MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each summer, a select group of teenagers spend five weeks of their summer vacation to help children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through the Volunteen Program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The annual program allows teens to explore...

2011-08-11 16:14:00

AMSTERDAM, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-profit organization has been helping people struggling with alcohol and drug problems since its inception in 1992. As an alternative to drug and alcohol treatment centers, Saint Jude Retreats is a long-time member of the Better Business Bureau through its parent company, Baldwin Research. "When people are investing the amount of money involved in a program like this, it gives them security knowing that the Better Business Bureau...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Dental of Tennessee (Delta Dental) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® of Memphis recently celebrated the re-opening of the dental clinic located inside the hospital's Patient Care Center. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/DE50020 ) The renovated clinic now has a completely new floor plan which provides a much more patient-friendly facility and accommodates new equipment donated to the clinic...

2011-08-05 10:15:00

Recognizing the important role siblings play in the healing process for children battling illnesses, St. Jude hosts a day focused on the brothers and sisters of patients MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a child is battling cancer or other serious illness, the entire family is affected, including siblings. Recognizing the important role brothers and sisters play in the healing process, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital recently hosted Sibling Star Day, an...

2011-08-04 11:53:00

Event celebrates record $22 million raised for St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today nearly 200 runners raced out of the gates of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® embarking on the 30th annual St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run. One race has grown from less than 20 people to an estimated 2,000 participants in 27 cities, all finishing in Peoria, Ill. Since its inception, the event and the satellite runs have raised $22 million for St....

2011-07-26 11:23:00

Ticketmaster showcases program during summer ticket promotion MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GRAMMY® award-winning artist Sheryl Crow is trailblazing a new music campaign called Music Gives to St. Jude Kids, which mobilizes the music industry - artists, fans, record companies and sponsors - to raise funds that will support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, one of the world's premier centers for the...

2011-07-20 13:36:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alma Models, a division of Alma Talent Agency, Inc., announced today that they will be hosting a launch party at Supperclub in Hollywood on July 20 at 8:30 pm. The party will feature a celebrity-lined red carpet along with the performance of beautiful ladies from Alma Models in a fashion show of swimwear and accessories. A portion of the bar proceeds will be donated by Supperclub to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. "We are...

2011-07-07 15:54:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui is the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal for work that has advanced the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., an eminent leader in the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology (ASH)....

2011-07-01 16:47:00

The Scientist magazine ranks St. Jude Children's Research Hospital among the top 10 MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is named as one of the top institutions in the annual "Best Places to Work in Academia" list by The Scientist magazine. St. Jude ranked second among U.S. institutions. The magazine received 2,260 responses from scientists at 92 U.S. institutions and 19 from foreign institutions....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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