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2014-07-02 12:26:06

BURBANK, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Will Rogers Institute (WRI) is proud to announce Jeff Bridges, star of upcoming science fiction film, The Giver, as its 2014 Summer Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson. The fundraising campaign, happening in movie theaters across the United States, is a time-honored tradition that began in 1936 and featured James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis in the first public service announcement. We are happy to announce that several...

2012-09-10 23:03:25

New Equipment Purchased Through $24,000 Grant Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to use new, life-saving technology for fragile, premature infants, thanks to a $24,000 grant from the Will Rogers Institute. Almost all premature infants are unable to breathe on their own because their lungs are not fully developed; respiratory distress is a leading cause of death for premature infants. The equipment — Neurally...


Word of the Day
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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