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2011-05-05 13:45:00

MIAMI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Luis Fonsi has been giving back to his community for many years, and next week he'll receive a distinguished honor from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for his efforts. The 9th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala, presented by Trafalgar Capital Advisors, will honor Fonsi on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL, with the 2011 "Al-Rashid...

2011-05-05 05:30:00

EXTON, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (NASDAQ: KNSY), a medical device company primarily focused on regenerative medicine for a wide range of medical procedures, today reported the results for its third quarter ended March 31, 2011. Third Quarter Snapshot and Recent Developments Adjusted diluted EPS* of $0.43, in line with the Company's previous guidance of $0.42-$0.44 and 7% below the prior year comparable quarter's diluted EPS of $0.46. As reported loss...

2011-04-20 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, ABC's Emmy award winning "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez and Kate del Castillo the star of Telemundo's record-breaking mini-series "La Reina del Sur," were honored at the 2nd annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' (Stars for Life) gala for their continued support and dedication to helping children in the Los Angeles area as well as around the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to:...

2011-04-07 12:10:00

Kimberly Ovitt hired to take the helm of the hospital's public relations and communication efforts MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kimberly Ovitt has been appointed senior vice president of public relations at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Ovitt will oversee public relations and communication strategies for the hospital, an institution renowned for its research and treatment of childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With a strong focus in...

2011-04-06 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate del Castillo, from the Telemundo record-breaking show "La Reina del Sur" and Rico Rodriguez, from the Emmy® award-winning show "Modern Family," will be honored at the 2nd Annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' (Stars for Life) gala on April 15, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at the Club Nokia at LA Live, in Los Angeles, CA. The event, which benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, is a celebration of life and...

2011-03-31 12:05:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This spring, businesses across the country are giving hope to kids battling cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases by encouraging customers to donate $1 or more during checkout to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as part of the annual Give thanks. Give hope.(TM) campaign. In just two years, the campaign has rallied numerous businesses across the country and raised more than $1 million, helping give hope to...

2011-03-03 12:00:00

Hoops Ambassadors Gasol, Wade, Howard, Love, Blake, Gay, Lee and Coach Karl Recruit Fans to Get in the Game to Support St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are gearing up to score big in the fight against childhood cancer during Hoops for St. Jude Week, which tips off on March 4 and continues through March 11. The NBA, St. Jude, national sports media and league stars will recruit fans to...

2011-03-01 08:47:00

More than 31 stations give boost to Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon season MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Feb. 24-25, thirty-one Clear Channel radio stations across the country held Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothons( )and collectively raised more than $3.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases. This marked only...

2011-01-26 10:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision Radio will participate in the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon on February 3rd and 4th, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the nation's top children's cancer hospital, for the 14th consecutive year. Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the United States, will transmit more than 30 hours of programming dedicated to raising funds for St. Jude on its stations in...

2011-01-24 15:02:00

Kmart, CVS/pharmacy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Sterling Jewelers Inc. and their holiday shoppers' generosity help save children's lives MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's leading pediatric research and treatment center devoted solely to children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases, thanks shoppers nationwide for their generosity during the holiday. Top brands such as Kmart, CVS/pharmacy,...


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