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2011-06-30 06:04:00

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship Caribbean closed earlier this month and, after attracting over 5,000 visits to the Centre's website, 20 hopefuls have now been invited to attend a special assessment day with Virgin Holidays and Virgin Unite on 4th July 2011, to demonstrate if they have what it takes to be the 'Caribbean Richard Branson'. The Centre, a collaboration between Virgin Unite, the...

2011-06-03 03:51:00

LONDON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive of Anglo American, and Sir Richard Branson, Founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group, presented the inaugural Frontline Heroes for Health award at the 10th Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Awards Dinner, in New York. The co-sponsored award recognises leadership in community healthcare and was this year presented to Kgomotso Kwenje and Dr Gilbert Khosa who co-manage the Bhubezi Community...

2010-08-26 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, today announce a unique partnership to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.

2009-04-20 11:30:00

LONDON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of his ongoing support of Virgin Unite, the not for profit foundation of the Virgin Group, actor Christian Slater returned to Ulusaba, Sir Richard Branson's private game reserve in South Africa, this week to visit a new classroom built at the Jeremiah Creche, which he, Branson and guests of Ulusaba and Leopard Hill's Lodge jointly funded.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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