Latest Augie Nieto Stories

2014-04-01 16:25:56

EHE International Donates Window Display to Augie's Quest to Raise Awareness of ALS and Promote Participation in Funding Research for Treatments and a Cure CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of April, Zumba® Fitness' campaign benefiting Augie's Quest, "Together We Dance(TM) to Cure ALS," will be featured in a window display in Rockefeller Center. Augie's Quest is a fundraising initiative that supports the nonprofit, ALS Therapy Development Institute...

2014-03-06 23:00:58

Unforgettable entertainment provided by popular rock band Smash Mouth at superhero-themed event. San Diego (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Guests attending the 9th annual BASH for Augie’s Quest on Friday, March 14 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina will use their “super powers” to raise funds to help speed lifesaving research seeking treatments and a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease). The 2014 superhero-themed BASH, presented by the...

2014-02-13 12:27:28

More than 500 clubs throughout North America to hold a Group Fitness class on Feb. 22 in support of Augie's Quest, a non-profit searching for a cure for ALS IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Augie's Quest, LA Fitness announced today that it will host an in-club Group Fitness( )class at more than 500 of the company's locations on February 22,( )2014. Augie's Quest is a nonprofit research initiative dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for...

2014-01-30 12:28:16

TUCSON, Ariz. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Augie Nieto, co-chairman of MDA's ALS division, together with his wife, Lynne, today announced they are transitioning management of the successful "Augie's Quest" campaign from MDA to the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). The transition will be occurring in the first quarter of 2014 as the two organizations continue to support Augie's Quest initiatives....

2014-01-29 20:22:57

Proceeds to Benefit More than 100 National and Local Charitable Organizations, including MDA's Augie's Quest and the ClubCorp Employee Partners Care Foundation DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs, business, sports and alumni clubs in North America, today announced that its 2013 Charity Classic events raised a record $2.4 million for more than 100 charitable organizations, including Muscular Dystrophy...

2013-10-15 23:21:50

Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the annual gala on Oct. 12. Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the eighth annual Tradition of Hope gala on Oct. 12 to raise more than $1.2 million to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy...

2013-09-26 23:26:27

1920's-themed soiree offers lavish auction, dinner and unforgettable entertainment from “The Voice” winner Danielle Bradbery. LOS ANGELES, (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 More than 500 business and civic leaders from the Southern California area will “swing” into fundraising action at the eighth annual Tradition of Hope Gala on Saturday, Oct. 12, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Augie’s Quest initiative. The event will raise funds to help speed research seeking...

2013-03-22 23:19:53

Las Vegas Sentao Zumbathon Charity Event Contributes $200,000 to the Initiative TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that the eighth annual BASH for MDA's Augie´s Quest held Thursday, March 21 raised more than $1.6 million to help fund research for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig´s disease). More than 1,000 people attended the "Viva Las Vegas"-themed event at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Participants enjoyed an...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'