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2014-04-16 08:32:48

Komen Chicago has now donated nearly $15 million to Chicagoland organizations to fund research, navigation, screening, diagnostics and treatment support CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago today announced its 2014 class of grantees. The total award of nearly $1.3 million will be allocated across the 17 recipient organizations. Since its founding, Komen Chicago has awarded nearly $15 million to breast cancer programs of local organizations in an...

2014-03-05 23:30:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced its 2014 Service Awards recipients, recognizing individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting the Foundation and advancing its mission to fund physical therapy research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced recipients of its 2014 Service Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting...

2014-02-10 23:04:47

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. “Thank you to all who participated in our fundraising push last year to...

2014-02-08 23:03:46

Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient...

2014-01-07 16:25:02

Canine research could lead to earlier diagnoses and treatments for children with autism WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, one out of every 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with some form of autism, with these numbers steadily rising over the last decade. Alarmingly, it is believed that now one of every 54 young boys has some form of the disease. Though the instances of children on the autism spectrum are increasing year to year, the amount...

2013-12-05 23:31:00

Industry veteran and philanthropist, Roger Magowitz, joins Mattress Firm as the charitable foundation Executive Director. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Mattress Firm, Inc., (NASDAQ:MFRM) the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran and philanthropist, Roger Magowitz, as the executive director of the Mattress Firm Foundation. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Foundation which raises awareness and funds for...


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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