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2014-06-03 08:33:01

Global authority on Manufacturing Intelligence and enterprise quality helps fund research, cures for pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, is proud to announce the fulfillment of its $1-million pledge to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and...

2014-02-06 12:28:14

St. Jude corporate partner of the year Kmart raises $21.9 million; 19 partners raise more than $1 million each MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The generous donors, corporate partners and celebrities who supported the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign last holiday season have something to celebrate this year. Their efforts raised more than $97 million to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and its mission of finding cures and saving children...

2014-02-03 23:00:58

Sorority Raises $15 Million in Three and a Half Years for Leading Children's Hospital Arlington, TX (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 On Saturday, Feb. 1, Delta Delta Delta Fraternity officially announced the completion of its $15 million fundraising goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. The original campaign, which began in July 2010, was to raise $15 million in 5...

2014-01-16 23:21:26

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” St. Jude employees give particularly high ratings to their pride in working for the organization and ability to make a difference. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.”...

2014-01-16 12:29:12

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For." The hospital ranked 30 up 22 places from last year. St. Jude employees give particularly high ratings to their pride in working for the organization and ability to make a difference. The list recognizes companies with exceptional workplace cultures that foster high employee...

2013-10-22 23:03:29

James R. Downing, M.D., Becomes Hospital’s Sixth IOM Member Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 James R. Downing, M.D., scientific director, deputy director and executive vice president at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a prestigious branch of the National Academy of Sciences. Downing’s election brings the number of IOM members from St. Jude to six. St. Jude has one of the highest numbers of IOM members among U.S....

2013-09-25 23:03:41

This year's St. Jude Wine Tasting Event is on October 17, 2013 at Guastavino's in Manhattan. Event sponsor and organizer, New York personal injury law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP, discusses the event and the mission behind it in this article. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The 21st annual Autumn Wine Tasting Event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is being held on October 17, 2013 at 6:30pm at Guastavino's in Manhattan, according to...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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