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2010-06-21 15:35:00

Longtime Supporter Back in Haiti to Assess Progress Since Earthquake WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization that focuses on family-based, long-term care of children, this weekend welcomed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie to its Village in Santo, Haiti outside of Port-au-Prince. Ms. Jolie spent the night at an SOS house in the Santo Village. She visited with and brought toys for the children. On her trip she met with President...

2010-05-25 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization dedicated to providing family-based services for children without parental care, announced today the construction of "Global Village Shelters" in the SOS Children's Village in Santo, Haiti near Port-au-Prince. With the goal of providing stability and security for years to come, the polypropylene shelters' primary function will be to house families of eight to 10 children and their SOS mothers,...

2010-05-21 12:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS LINK(TM) announces it has signed on with Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB), as a Content Network Provider. For this agreement, Campus SOS LINK(TM) has been custom designed and launches today adding to the physical safety and security needs of millions of students within global Blackboard communities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100521/SF08933LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091215/SF26513LOGO) Campus is a software...

2010-04-14 08:31:00

MIAMI, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's largest provider of medical assistance, international healthcare and security services which serves over 6,000 corporate clients around the world, announced it has launched an operations group serving the Latin America Region, including the Caribbean Sea. The division is headquartered in Miami, and also includes offices in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. "Over our 25 year history, International SOS has always been very active...

2010-04-05 17:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rihanna, in the midst of her 4th critically-acclaimed album release Rated R, a smash #1 single with "Rude Boy," and a highly anticipated upcoming international tour, has confirmed dates for her 2010 North American tour, Last Girl On Earth. The multi-platinum and Grammy award winning superstar, who recently broke a Billboard record with her current number one single "Rude Boy," becoming the only female artist of the past decade to have six #1 singles...

2010-03-09 08:49:00

LOS ANGELES, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking steps to address the increasingly critical data protection needs of small businesses, SOS Online Backup, a global leader in online backup technology, today announced enhancements to SOS Universal Backup(TM) with LiveProtect(TM), which enables small businesses to back up data across multiple destinations at multiple times. By backing up data to six global datacenters, SOS enables SMBs to backup their entire network -- from their Microsoft...

2010-02-26 11:53:00

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLeads, Inc. announces the launch of their innovative "show order system" (SOS), a new product used by exhibitors for point-of-sale and order taking at B2B tradeshows and B2C events. SOS is a rapid deployment software system enabling exhibitors to sell items in their booth or take orders. Items can be scanned or looked up, reseller information can be attached to orders, credit card information can be securely entered, and receipts or invoices...

2010-02-09 18:46:00

Longtime Supporter Tours Devastated Country in Support of Humanitarian Relief Efforts WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization dedicated to the long-term care and prevention of orphaned and abandoned children, today welcomed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie to its Village in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Ms. Jolie was on-site this afternoon to visit with the Village's 300 children and families and continued to express her support for...

2010-02-04 11:39:00

60-Year-Old Organization Continues to Garner Widespread Global Support for Humanitarian Relief Efforts in Haiti WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization dedicated to the long-term care and prevention of orphaned and abandoned children, today announced that Grammy-nominated recording artist Jordin Sparks will be lending her voice to boost awareness for the organization's humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti. Starting immediately, the...

2010-01-22 09:56:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages is proud to count Angelina Jolie as one of its most dedicated supporters. As the orphan crisis unfolds in Haiti, SOS calls for all organizations to come together to make the right short-term and long-term decisions for children without parental care. In this recent statement to the public, Angelina Jolie expressed her support of SOS Children's Villages: "We are all wondering how to help the people of Haiti and how to...


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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