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2014-09-16 16:25:40

Partnerships with Hyde Bellagio and Zappos.com bring new pool experiences to fans LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 edition of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will have a new look and feel with several fan enhancements throughout the event, including the first public pools to ever be featured on the PGA TOUR in the Zappos.com Fan Experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146478 "We wanted to really take a page from the energy in Las Vegas and...

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...

2012-02-06 08:00:00

Feb. 28: enjoy free pancakes and help Shriners Hospitals for Children. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 On Feb. 28, The International House of Pancakes (IHOP) will celebrate National Pancake Day by offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes*. With every short stack of pancakes served, diners will be invited to make a donation to Shriners Hospitals for Children®. The IHOP restaurants that have chosen Shriners Hospitals for Children as the beneficiary of this event are...

2012-01-23 15:15:00

2012 Safety Campaign Focuses on Teaching Children and Families to Be Burn Aware Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Feb. 5-11, 2012 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals for Children® will begin its annual burn prevention campaign. This year´s focus is on teaching children to “Be Burn Aware,” especially at home. Information and materials pertaining to the effort can be found on the health care system´s website dedicated to burn...

2010-03-30 11:19:00

BOSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighters from across New England will join burn survivors and supporters to lace up their sneakers to raise burn prevention awareness and to raise funds to support those who have been affected by burn injury at the first annual New England Walk for Burn Awareness. This event will held on Sunday, May 23rd at 10:00am at Castle Island in South Boston. Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Boston and the International Association of Fire...

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2009-04-10 07:15:00

Faced with decreasing donations and increasing operating costs, the charity wing of the Shriners organization is being forced to consider closing almost a fourth of their of their children's hospitals across North America. Given their increasingly dire financial situation, the group's director says they may have no choice in the matter. Officials say that the organization has had to divert about a million dollars daily from their endowment fund just to compensate for their hospitals' budget...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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