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2014-10-10 23:02:27

Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) AZ calls on Arizona residents to support and register for 2014 Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014. In order to sustain local initiatives and 18 percent short from its targeted race participation goal, Komen CAN AZ aims to raise $415,000 more to meet its $1.2 million fundraising goal. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) needs the...

2014-10-10 08:20:22

Locomotives Keep Breast Cancer Cause Top of Mind Year Round JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") will once again sponsor the Susan G. Komen(®) North Florida 20(th) Race for the Cure. The event will be held October 18 at the Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Participants can run, walk or jog on either a 2K or 5K course. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151358 "We are pleased to be a part of this important event. Our...

2014-10-09 20:22:06

Barbara Walters Reveals Her Personal Story with Breast Cancer at BCRF Symposium & Luncheon NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), announced its dedication of $58.6 million to breast cancer research today at its annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon. Totaling $47 million, the 2014-2015 annual grants, awarded to more than 220 physicians and scientists on six continents, continue to fuel BCRF's mission of advancing the world's most innovative...

2014-10-09 16:24:03

Funds raised through the world's largest cancer cycling event series will power life-saving immunotherapy research, treatment and care in New York and around the world NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York's first annual Ride to Conquer Cancer launched to the public on Wednesday to raise vital funds for the Cancer Research Institute in Manhattan. Funds raised through the world's largest cancer cycling event series will power life-saving immunotherapy research in New York...

2014-10-09 08:30:01

-Follow along at Stanfield's.com, as testicular cancer survivor Mark MacIntyre streaks across Canada to raise awareness and funds for below-the waist cancers- TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While not the most comfortable topic to talk about, testicular cancer is actually the number one form of cancer found in young men, having affected an estimated 1,000 Canadian guys in 2014 alone. That is why Stanfield's is partnering with the Canadian Cancer society and testicular cancer survivor...

2014-10-08 23:03:09

Giant Teddy donates 10% of all Pink Bear Sales in October Anaheim, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Giant Teddy is donating 10% of all pink teddy bear sales in October to Susan G. Komen Orange County in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Located in Anaheim, California, Giant Teddy makes bears in sizes from 18in up to 6 feet and has a number of pink teddy bears in various styles, including several wearing “Pink Paws for the Cause” custom designed shirts. Company CEO Ray...

2014-10-08 12:25:35

--Proceeds Support the Cancer Center's Research and Survivorship Programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-- PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Four Seasons Parkway Run & Walk raised nearly $1.3 million to support childhood cancer research and survivorship programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Held on September 29, 12,000 runners, walkers, doctors, nurses and children with cancer and their families participated in this year's...

2014-10-07 23:02:01

National Foundation for Cancer Research Fun Run/Walk Benefits Fund Named for Race Organizer’s Sister Cape Elizabeth, ME (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Cape Elizabeth community is coming together for a 5k family fun run/walk on October 18, 2014 to benefit The Lucy Fund, an official donor-designated fund of the National Foundation for Cancer Research that raises money specifically for metastatic cancer research. The fund is named for Lucy Elicker Stanovick, who was diagnosed in 2008 at age...

2014-10-07 16:26:54

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Borges USA - Star Fine Foods announced that they will donate $25,000 to Susan G. Komen® to support its mission to save lives and end breast cancer. The donation will be made in 2014 as part of a partnership between Borges USA - Star Fine Foods and Komen. During October, the labels of Star Extra Virgin Olive Oil will go from green to pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The new pink labels will be seen on all 17oz Star Olive...

2014-10-06 12:29:06

BROCKVILLE, ON, Oct. 6(th), 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a successful pilot program of an all-new promotion in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Shop4Charity, an Ontario-based social enterprise firm, today launched the $5 million dollar Pink Ball Sweepstakes, an initiative targeted to generate over $20 million dollars annually for CBCF. Through the sale of $25 calendars, purchasers have the chance to win daily, weekly and bi-monthly prizes including cars, trips and cash....


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin