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2014-09-18 08:29:36

Installation to premiere at New York City's third annual Photoville with Special Guest Host IMG Model Sailor Brinkley Cook NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, today announced the launch of When You're Smiling - an interactive campaign that leverages the talent of worldwide crowds to elevate support and engagement around cleft lip and palate repair and related treatment. In a fresh, original approach to nonprofit awareness-building and...

2014-09-03 12:32:12

Brooke Burke-Charvet to Emcee; Special Performance by The Voice star Judith Hill; Special Guest Presenters include Deidre Hall and Kate Walsh LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor Ken Corday, Executive Producer of Days of our Lives; Access Hollywood anchor, Billy Bush and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation at its Smile Gala, September 19, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills. Smile Ambassador and...

2014-07-25 12:25:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train and its technology partner BioDigital have been selected to showcase their Virtual Surgery Simulator among leading global health innovations in The Hive at TEDMED 2014, which will take place in Washington, D.C. at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. "Smile Train is honored to be represented through our partnership with BioDigital alongside the talented community of innovators in health and medicine that...

2014-04-04 08:25:54

Mission attendees travel to Mexico to help children receive life-changing surgeries WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of professional in-person sales teams, raised and contributed funds for Operation Smile, a children's medical charity that provides life-changing surgeries to children internationally born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/LA97973 Their donation...

2014-04-03 08:29:41

Milestone points to effectiveness of "teach a man to fish" training model NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity founded in 1999, is proud to announce it has provided its one millionth free cleft repair surgery in just 15 short years. "Smile Train believes every child born with a cleft deserves the opportunity to live a full and productive life," said Smile Train CEO Susannah Schaefer. "Now, just 15 years after the organization's...

2014-04-02 08:33:04

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train CEO Susannah Schaefer visited the New York Stock Exchange yesterday and rang The Closing Bell® in anticipation of the organization's one millionth cleft repair surgery. Founded in 1999, Smile Train is on track to provide its one millionth surgery in just 15 short years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DC96213 Smile Train provides life-changing cleft repair surgeries in more than 85 countries worldwide,...

2014-03-31 12:29:24

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the dedicated doctors and staff of Operation Smile, overcoming challenges comes with the territory. Travelling the globe to some of the poorest places on earth, they have performed life changing surgeries for over 200,000 children afflicted with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. Among the many challenges they face is the ongoing need to photographically document their work and evaluate the outcomes. And that's...

2014-03-18 23:00:35

Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, hosted the third annual Park City Celebrity Ski & Smile Challenge at Canyons Resort on March 15th and raised over $380,000 for children suffering from facial deformities including cleft lip and cleft palate. Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, hosted the third annual Park City Celebrity Ski & Smile Challenge at Canyons Resort on March 15th and raised...

2014-02-28 23:26:15

Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, will host its third annual Park City Celebrity Smile Challenge at Canyons Resort on March 15 to raise funds and awareness for children around the world suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, will host its third annual Park City Celebrity Smile Challenge at Canyons Resort on March 15...

2014-02-27 23:02:07

His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, for their humanitarian efforts during an event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California last weekend. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, for their humanitarian efforts during an event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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