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2014-04-04 23:27:35

The winners of last year's ROS categories were just recently announced at the UPHA convention in Chicago. Simpsonville, KY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The UPHA Ribbons of Service (ROS) program allows young equitation riders to participate in horse show competitions while raising funds for children with life-threatening illnesses. The program began in 2009 and is the brainchild of Helen Robertson, a fourth-generation professional horsewoman and co-owner/trainer with husband Jimmy Robertson...

2014-04-03 12:29:34

Includes 'Children Helping Children' Coloring Contest and Donation to St. Jude MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has officially kicked off the sixth annual "Children Helping Children" coloring contest as part of its Children's Day activities. From now until May 5, children ages 12 and younger visiting any Benihana location nationwide are encouraged to participate by drawing a picture to...

2014-03-31 23:22:27

Sorority sisters experience third annual leadership excursion in Costa Rica. Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Seventeen Delta Delta Delta Fraternity members traveled to Costa Rica March 8-15 to experience Evergreen®, a journey in leadership, sponsored by the Fraternity. Evergreen is a values-based, alternative spring break program that combines the allure of travel with self-examination and personal development. Participants discover the social, historical and geographic...

2014-03-20 12:33:12

Also accredited: first organization in the Middle East, second in Taiwan, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited four more organizations--including the National Institutes of Health, the first hospital in the Middle East, a second in Taiwan, and a world renowned children's research hospital....

2014-03-20 12:32:55

Chicagoland's top restaurants join hundreds of attendees at annual event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 8, Chicagoans will bring their appetites to the Sheraton Hotel & Towers to sample cuisine from top local-area restaurants to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Hosted by Allison Rosati, NBC5 Chicago anchor, the 20(th) Annual St. Jude Four Stars of Chicago Restaurant Extravaganza brings...

2014-03-17 16:26:52

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, heart and other serious health conditions beyond the...

2014-03-07 12:24:56

Ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, David Lee and other NBA stars lead Hoops for St. JudeTM Week, March 7-13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week(TM) March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Every matchup will help the hospital raise awareness and increase support to fight childhood cancer and other deadly diseases....

2014-03-05 23:03:44

Project Impact aims to fundamentally change the way new pediatric cancer therapies are developed and tested, through public policy and a funded research program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors, an integrated research and drug development program that seeks to confront the...

2014-02-26 16:26:30

The Latino Community Unites Through Radio, TV, Social Media, Other Digital Platforms to Help Save Children with Cancer, Other Deadly Diseases MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide fundraising effort to continue finding cures and saving children, Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, helped raise $3.8 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) during the annual Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope) radio event on...

2014-02-25 08:31:32

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC., the parent company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, raised a record-breaking $4.6 million in the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) campaign. Through ANN INC.'s long-standing commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), the company has contributed a total of $20 million since 2007. To achieve its biggest fundraising year yet, ANN INC. supported the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign through engaging and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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