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2013-01-08 05:03:58

Maria Parker, who has set four world speed records for long-distance bicycling in the past three years, including a new 24-hour world record of 469 miles, is taking on "the world's toughest sporting event" as a platform to raise money for brain cancer research. Parker's sister, Jenny Mulligan, recently received news that she had brain cancer and an estimated one year to live. Lumberton, NC (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Parker decided to use her unique cycling ability to raise awareness of brain...

2012-05-08 23:00:43

As National Brain Tumor Awareness Month begins, the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure will rally staff, family members, patients and advocates to urge Members of Congress to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and support the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act (HR 2746) tomorrow. In a time of heated debate over the budget and significant changes to the healthcare system, the Group hopes to put a face to these issues and acquire the support of...

2010-07-17 14:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Anne Feeley, a 56-year-old mother and brain cancer survivor, completed her journey across America today, cycling 3,708 miles, to raise awareness and money for brain cancer research and patient care. Feeley pedaled the last 6.5 miles of her journey from Hains Point, VA to cross the finish line at the Capital Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC. The effort, called Brains on Bikes, kicked off in April in San Francisco at the University of California,...

2010-02-26 12:41:00

Brains on Bikes Raises Funds to Improve Mortality Rate that Hasn't Changed in a Decade NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anne Feeley, a 55-year-old mother and brain cancer survivor, will cycle across the country this spring to raise awareness and money for brain cancer research and support. The effort, called Brains on Bikes, will kick off April 9 as Feeley, joined by her friend and trainer Gundula Hennig and dog Walter, will kick off in San Francisco and ride into...

2009-05-20 10:19:00

LIVE RECORDING OF DAVID COOK'S 'IDOL' PERFORMANCE WILL BE SOLD ON iTUNES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY All Proceeds From Sale of Live Version of 'Permanent' Will Be Donated To D.C.-Based Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure LOS ANGELES, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Exactly one year after winning the seventh season of "American Idol," David Cook returns to the most popular television series in America on Wednesday night to perform "Permanent," -- a song he wrote with Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida. The...

2009-05-01 10:17:00

Best selling recording artist joins thousands this Sunday, May 3, 2009 for one of the country's largest brain tumor research fundraising events WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions were moved by his voice, now thousands more will lend theirs to his as American Idol(R) winner David Cook takes to a different kind of stage, leading walkers and runners; volunteers and survivors at the 2009 Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers National Race for Hope, this Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:00 am in...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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