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2014-06-04 16:24:02

Shriners Hospitals for Children and NASCAR Driver David Ragan provide tips for families to stay "On Track for a Safe Summer" TAMPA, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits and 42 percent of all injury-related deaths happen between May and August.* Additionally, one in four children ages 14 and younger will sustain an injury that requires medical attention. The good news is that most of these injuries are preventable with...

2014-05-29 12:28:39

Shriners Hospitals for Children partners with online retailer Provide Commerce to send Love to the rescue every time you shop TAMPA, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) announces the launch of Shop for LOVE(TM) , an online portal that enables shoppers to support the life-saving and life-changing mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children when shopping online. To kick it off, Shriners Hospitals has partnered with Provide Commerce, the premiere...

2014-05-14 08:29:35

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-05-14 00:21:37

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-04-10 16:24:33

Effort Part of 'Carando Cares' Campaign BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando's signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Following the feast, Carando and...

2014-02-24 12:26:24

Partnership with Supply Chain Achieves 1,360% Identified Savings ROI COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children, based in Tampa, Florida, has renewed a strategic agreement with MEMdata covering all 22 locations in the health care system. The business relationship between Shriners Hospitals for Children and MEMdata, with roots dating back to 2001 with a single hospital, has grown to include all locations as well as select equipment planning...

2014-02-06 12:21:19

Nearly 100 Hospitals and Medical Organizations Impacted in 2014 DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 73 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation have been selected for the Southwest Airlines 2014 Medical Transportation Grant Program, with the total impact touching 99 facilities. Through the program, participating nonprofit hospitals and medical programs can provide complimentary, roundtrip airline tickets...

2014-02-05 08:26:21

Mitte will use his story of receiving treatment for cerebral palsy at Shriners Hospitals for Children to help other families learn more about the care available and to encourage public support of the organization. TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) is pleased to announce former patient and award-winning actor RJ Mitte as a national Love to the rescue Ambassador(TM) for their 2014 Love to the rescue(® )campaign. Mitte will share his...

2014-01-24 08:23:00

Adaptive Sports Clinics that Challenge Patients to Accept No Limits Are Part of the Kid-Centric Healing Process at Shriners Hospitals for Children TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) proudly celebrates the achievements of five current and former patients competing to qualify for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, March 7 - 16, 2014. These inspirational athletes are competing to join the U.S. Paralympic Team in the sports of sled...

2014-01-15 08:25:10

Game Day for LOVE kicks off this weekend at the East-West Shrine Game giving sports fans a way to give back when gathering with friends TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year ahead is going to be an exciting year for sports fans across the country. When friends and families gather to watch this year's biggest sporting events, Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) invites them to score one for the kids and host a Game Day for LOVE(TM) fundraising party. Game Day for LOVE...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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