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2014-04-04 23:41:03

The campaign encourages donors and those affected by Sickle Cell to recruit six friends in their networks to help children afflicted with sickle cell. The Foundation urges interested parties to share information provided about sickle cell with six other people and to consider the impact they can have on the lives of chronically-ill children. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. inspired by successful crowd funding campaigns in social media, has...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

Quest to Cure, an organization founded to help families affected by sickle cell disease, received a free website update from Scottsdale web design company Zenuity. (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 In December, Scottsdale, Arizona website design firm Zenuity selected Quest to Cure as the recipient of a brand new website makeover, pro bono. Zenuity saw a great cause that wasn´t talked about regularly and a website that could benefit greatly from receiving a makeover. Zenuity stuck with the...

2010-06-01 10:15:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey (SCANJ) and Embrace Kids Foundation will team up to host Sickle Cellabration on Saturday, June 19, 2010. Attendees at this free event can expect educational workshops on sickle cell disease for adults, activities for children and teens, informative exhibits, and a luncheon to announce the designated spokespersons for the New Jersey Sickle Cell Poster Child Program. In addition, the American Red Cross...

2008-08-25 09:01:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 20th hundreds of people across the country will join Honorary Chairs Gloria Lawlah, Pat Lawson Muse, Rene Nash, Delegate Jay Walker and many more to help find a cure for Sickle Cell Disease. Walkers will be walking in unity with the historic National Walk to Stomp Out Sickle Cell Disease held in Washington, DC. Walks will also be held in Central Park (New York City), SCTPNWALK2008 (NY), Norfolk State (VA), Memphis (TN), Florida,...

2007-07-30 15:19:41

BALTIMORE, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The William E. Proudford Sickle Cell Fund (WEPSCF) is pleased to announce that "Dr. Robin" Smith of the Oprah Winfrey Show and "Oprah and Friends" on Satellite Radio will be the featured speaker at their September 15th fundraiser at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore. Dr. Robin is one of the most sought after speakers and relationship experts in the country. She has appeared on NBC/The Today Show, worked for ABC News/Good Morning...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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