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2014-02-19 12:28:24

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, the leading national provider of financing to healthcare professionals, recently concluded their inaugural Send A Smile campaign. The initiative teamed BHG and their healthcare clientele with Operation Smile, an international medical charity dedicated to healing children's smiles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100301/NY62435LOGO) According to Dr. Bill Magee, Co-Founder and CEO of Operation...

2013-11-15 23:00:23

Despite Destruction, Operation Smile Medical Volunteers Depart for the Philippines in Advance of Next Week’s Pre-planned Surgical Mission Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Operation Smile was born in the Philippines with its very first medical mission in Naga City, Camarines Sur in 1982. “We arrived in the Philippines for a one-time surgical mission to treat children born with facial deformities - and although we helped many children, we were forced to turn away the...

2013-09-30 23:01:41

The Global Summit marks the culmination of "The Journey Home" and sets the stage to grow the strategy for the next decade. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 One hundred and sixty medical directors, medical volunteers, and staff members representing 45 countries are gathered in California to celebrate the culmination of Operation Smile’s 30th anniversary events that kicked off last November with a yearlong series of surgical missions in the Philippines, the site of the...

2013-09-19 23:04:18

Longtime Operation smile supporter recognized for outstanding contributions to humanity: personal experience is motivation for her philanthropic efforts. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 “I believe I was saved so that I could in turn help those in need,” Professor Alice Chiu gently remarked while reflecting on her recent honor for “Outstanding Contributions to Humanity” presented by the USA International Culture and Science Academy*. Alice Chiu knows firsthand the pain of helplessness....


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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